Tag: "volume" at medical news
DNA vaccine against multiple sclerosis appears safe, potentially beneficial
...ry abnormalities, adverse events or the number and volume
of contrast-enhancing [visible on MRI] lesions on ...re was a trend toward a decrease in the number and volume
of contrast-enhancing lesions in the brain in patients treated with BHT-3009 compared with placebo. ...
Theory of facial aging gets a facelift from UT Southwestern researchers
...contour changes occur between these regions due to volume
losses and gains as well as repositioning of the c...al trouble areas and use injectible fillers to add volume
to individual sections of the face. It could also aid in developing new and improved cosmetic and re...
Patients with soft tissue sarcomas should be treated at high volume centers
...med 1504 cases (32.2%) and were classified as high volume
centres. The remaining two thirds of institutions ...itutions, reported the authors. Patients at high volume
centres were generally younger, with a higher proportion of women, were more likely to have high-gra...
STAMP system can help professionals to identify potentially violent individuals
...which stands for Staring and eye contact, Tone and volume
of voice, Anxiety, Mumbling and Pacing could be u...differentiate these from other cases. Tone and volume
of voice was associated with 13 of the 16 violent episodes. Most of the cases involved raised voices...
DFG approves 11 new Collaborative Research Centers
...he DFG to 270 as of 1 July 2007. The total funding volume
for 2007 will amount to approximately 388 million euros. The committee also amended the funding programme: the SFB independent junior research groups component will become part of the Emmy Noether Programme, in order to bring more balance and simp...
Drug shows activity against brain metastases
...vidence that lapatinib has activity based on tumor volume
reductions in some patients with progressive HER2-positive disease of the central nervous system after being treated with Herceptin and radiation, the researchers said. ...
New system for reporting toxicity burden of cancer treatment
...etric that simplifies direct comparison of a large volume
of very complex safety data. The authors also believe that the TAME system will be applicable to multiple disease sites, although this will require site-specific development, and hope that one day patients and clinicians will be able to ask: "How '...
Focused ultrasound relieves fibroid symptoms in women
...ime of 120 minutes and a maximum fibroid treatment volume
of 100ccs (roughly six centimeters (cm) in diamete... time of 180 minutes and maximum fibroid treatment volume
of 150ccs (about seven cm in diameter), or up to 33 percent of total volume
in subserosal fibroids (...
Women with breast cancer do not get potentially life-saving information, survey reveals
...ailable online in April; print edition expected in volume
16, 2007). In addition, 2 out of 5 women (41%) reported they were not at all involved in the decision to start adjuvant endocrine therapy. The survey, part of The GAEA Initiative, involved 547 post-menopausal women with early breast cancer from...
NY-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center doctors present at 2007 AUA Meeting
...l tumors (RCT). However, 3-dimensional (3-D) tumor volume
calculated from imaging has been demonstrated to b...and determined that preoperative 3-D imaging tumor volume
correlates to pathologic 3-D volume
and independently predicts disease-free survival in patients wit...
Moderate drinking lowers women's risk of heart attack
...h men. The current study compared alcohol drinking volume
and drinking patterns of women who had been hospit... weaker, associations were found when patterns and volume
were analyzed among drinkers only. Among these women, drinking alcohol in moderation in general was...
Small infants have greater survival rate in high level intensive care facilities
...oss hospitals with different NICU levels and their volume
(how many very low birth weight infants they care ...vious studies have established a link between high volume
and high quality among NICUs, and this study offers further evidence of that relationship," said Car...
Erectile dysfunction -- the canary in the mineshaft?
...ernational Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS), prostate volume
(measured by ultrasound), serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA), flow rate and erectile and ejaculatory dysfunction were gathered, along with data on the incidence of hypertension, coronary artery disease and diabetes mellitus were compared among th...
New research supports early testing for prostate cancer
...SA, age, pathological characteristics and prostate volume
were analyzed. Screen-detected cancers were significantly more likely to be organ confined at the time of treatment with radical prostatectomy. This abstract will be presented during Podium Session 29 on Monday, May 21 starting at 10:00 a.m. ...
JCI table of contents -- May 17, 2007
...ed blood cells is a major determinant of the cells volume
and density. Overactivation of K-Cl cotransport ou...f erythroid K-Cl cotransporters alters erythrocyte volume
and partially rescues erythrocyte dehydration in SAD mice AUTHOR CONTACT: Thomas J. Jentsch Un...
Commercializing university research -- Hopping robots, liquid shoes, electricity from heat
...-sponge" is a liquid-like material that can change volume
and absorb energy when subjected to external pressure. These materials are of ultrahigh energy absorption efficiency, orders of magnitude higher than that of engineering rubbers and reinforced composites having broad applications in healthcare produ...
Clinical guidelines for blood conservation during cardiac procedures developed
...ues include drugs that increase preoperative blood volume
or decrease postoperative bleeding; devices that conserve blood; and interventions that protect the patient's own blood from the stress of operation. "We already do most or all of these things here at the VCU Medical Center and have led the nation...
Pediatricians and pathologists see traumatic brain injury differently
...pediatric conditions. We need to increase both the volume
and the quality of what we know. We need to know more and we cant until we have pediatricians and pathologists, the doctors who see these children, speaking the same language," said Dr. Laskey. In their groundbreaking study, Dr. Laskey, a Regenstri...
Testosterone may help men with multiple sclerosis
... treatment, before it had time to take effectbrain volume
decreased an average of -0.81 percent per year. In the second nine months, this decline slowed by 67 percent to an annual rate of -0.25 percent. "Because the protective effect of testosterone treatment on brain atrophy was observed in the absence of ...
Breakdown of myelin implicated in Alzheimer's, UCLA research shows
...our entire natural life span." As a result, the volume
of myelinated white matter increases to a peak at ...e 50, then slowly begins to reverse and decline in volume
as we continue to age. The myelin that is deposited in adulthood ensheaths increasing numbers of axo...
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