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Speeding up CT scans with cellphone technology, ultrasound warning signal for breast cancer

... as well as other press materials. Reporters who would like to attend the meeting should fill out the pre...hat acquire around 1,000 views per gantry rotation would increase by a factor of 500. A team from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, has been d...

Environmental inequality study finds no direct links to segregation, income

...rall, there was so little correlation between what would be predicted by the two explanations of environmental racial inequality and the actual results of the study that the study "contradicts the residential segregation and income inequality hypotheses," Downey said. "This does not mean that residentia...

New heart disease risk score will help minimize health inequalities

...timate that 34% of women and 73% of men aged 64-75 would be at high risk compared with 24% and 86% according to the Framingham equation. QRISK would also identify a different group of patients than the Framingham equation, with one in ten patients b...

Wesley Research Institute study targets pharmacists to help diabetes sufferers

... that being able to access advice from pharmacists would be extremely beneficial in the management of her d... to access a pharmacist for advice and information would be absolutely brilliant, she said. I have had Type 2 Diabetes for five years now and as I get olde...

Chemical in brain acts like a fuel gauge

...ain, even on a full stomach. Solving the puzzle would yield new insights in the fight against diabetes. Neuroscientists at the University of Southern California provide a partial answer in the July 4 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. Their study, highlighted by the journal on its news page, identi...

UT study reveals inaccuracies in cardiac PET-CT imaging, finds fixes

...ing, everyone assumed its application to the heart would work with the same protocols and software a big mistake. Gould, a preventive cardiologist, has been using traditional PET imaging throughout his medical career to detect heart disease, to determine the need for arteriograms, stents or bypass surge...

LSUHSC awarded designation resulting in improved patient safety and outcomes

...l practice. Also, collaborative education research would be pursued by the Education Institutes under the aegis of the College, to advance the science of acquisition and maintenance of surgical competence. We are honored to join a group of stellar institutions with this designation, said Dr. Charles Hilto...

Hib vaccine: A critical ally in Asia's effort to reduce child deaths

...tely 90% of Hib meningitis cases. A similar impact would be expected in other parts of the region. Although countries in Asia with high mortality rates have long known that pneumonia and meningitis are a significant concern, many assumed that Hib was not a major cause. This vaccine study builds the evi...

Where is the most dangerous place to travel over the holiday?

...ans will be driving this holiday weekend, and they would be wise to carefully consider these findings before they do, said CERS Director Lee Munnich, Jr., of the University of Minnesotas Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs. Americas rural byways seem so tranquil and safe, but the reality is that they can ...

U of M researchers assess effectiveness of computerized physician order entry system

...ys Robert Kane, M.D., review co-author. Hospitals would be short-sighted not to use it. Kane also notes that CPOE systems can be combined with existing computerized medical records, creating a central location for physicians to efficiently enter and view past and present patient prescriptions and medical ...

Needle-stick injuries are common but unreported by surgeons in training

...ments, he says.Furthermore, Makary says, residents would more likely report exposures if hospitals used timely reporting mechanisms (e.g., internal hotlines and response teams), routine prompts (e.g., postoperative checklists that monitor exposures), and peer-to-peer education to create a local culture tha...

When minority patients have insurance and a medical home, their health care improves

...ofessional who oversees and coordinates their care would help eliminate racial and ethnic health disparitie...g providers that meet these performance benchmarks would go a long way toward improving the way care is delivered and eliminating disparities, say Commonweal...

UCLA, Italian chemists move closer to solving Lou Gehrig's disease mystery

...ut why ALS patients lack the copper and zinc, that would be a major advance that could lead to treatment, s...d zinc out and putting other metals in to see what would happen. Her laboratory put more emphasis on biological factors over time. When I moved to UCLA in ...

Early-morning Friday classes may prevent students from getting sloppy on 'thirsty Thursdays'

...sses were only available on Friday. Or perhaps it would be cost effective to offer students cheaper tuitio...at they use for consultation or other research. I would think that this day could just as easily be more evenly distributed across the week. Faculty could ...

Smoking may interfere with alcoholics' neurocognitive recovery during abstinence

...lcoholics who continued to smoke during abstinence would show comparable levels of recovery after a sustain...ohol use, noted Nixon, but these data suggest this would be an important study. It is [also] important that the current study was almost exclusively male. ...

Personal comments by physicians distract from patient needs

... We were hoping to find that physician disclosure would be a part of patient-centered care, encouraging th...o was very active and healthy through her 80s. I would tell people their expectations could be higher and use my mother as an example, Beckman said. In sub...

Shoulder tapping -- Young males are most willing to purchase alcohol for underage youth

...g men entering alcohol establishments in this area would have been breaking the law if our requesters had actually been under age 21. There are serious implications for social provision of alcohol to a minor; in Minnesota it is a gross misdemeanor. If there is an injury or death related to the alcohol pr...

Women's mortality rates for cardiovascular disease differ widely among hospitals

...ve been potentially prevented. The national number would be much higher. The greatest opportunity to reduce mortality is among women hospitalized for stroke and heart attack, which combined represented 60 percent of the potentially preventable deaths. Wide variations were found across the 19 states evalu...

Experts predict Tamiflu could halve the pandemic influenza death toll versus no intervention

... cost saving of $70,000 per 1,000 population which would save $21 billion in the US alone versus no interve...so showed that pre-pandemic vaccination programmes would play an important role but their effectiveness would be dependent upon how well the vaccine was matc...

Parents of chronically ill kids are helped by better access to federal and employer leave

...e parents, more than 70 percent reported that they would have missed work if they had received at least some pay during their time off. Parents who were aware of their eligibility for Family and Medical Leave benefits, had access to employer-provided leave, or had access to paid leave were more likely th...

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