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Test helps in fight against lung infections and for treating other life-threatening infections

... bioFILM PA™ and the University of Alberta hospital laboratory, under the direction of Dr. Robert ... with cystic fibrosis at the University of Alberta hospital CF clinic. The patients ranged from 9 to 51 ... function. The doctors admitted the patient to hospital in an attempt to stabilize the patient prior to ...

Bioterrorism and disaster preparedness explored in special issue of Medical Decision Making

... anthrax attack on a large city would overwhelm hospital resources even with an extremely effective public ... a response to it. The article "Predicting hospital Surge after a Large-Scale Anthrax Attack: A ... medical countermeasures necessary to minimize the hospital surge resulting from anthrax-related illness and ...

Laboring without the labor bed: It's a good thing

... of Toronto pilot study that re-conceptualized the hospital labour room by removing the standard, clinical ... room, reported they spent less than half their hospital labour in the standard labour bed. Led by ... simple, but radical modifications to the standard hospital labour room, with the intention of surrounding ...

Gene expression findings a step toward better classification and treatment of juvenile arthritis

... Michael Barnes, Ph.D., of Cincinnati Children's hospital Medical Center used a large data set to compare a ... of this research program at Cincinnati Children's hospital Medical Center before coming to NIAMS. "Many of ... M.D., Ph.D., also at Cincinnati Children's hospital Medical Center, scientists looked more closely at ...

Children's Hospital Oakland scientists first to discover new source for harvesting stem cells

... A groundbreaking study conducted by Children's hospital & Research Center Oakland is the first to reveal ... and leukemia. The study, led by Children's hospital & Research Center Oakland scientists Frans ... stem cells from umbilical cord blood, Children's hospital Oakland physicians have cured more than 100 kids ...

A urine test for appendicitis?

... scientists at the Proteomics Center at Children's hospital Boston demonstrate that a protein detectable in ... acting chief of emergency medicine at Children's hospital Boston, Hanno Steen, PhD, director of the ... validate these markers in 67 children seen at the hospital for suspected appendicitis over an 18-month ...

Plant microbe shares features with drug-resistant pathogen

... linked to opportunistic infections in hospital patients. The findings suggest caution in the use ... some bacteria to cause deadly infections in hospital patients whose immune systems are often ... source of exposure to opportunistic pathogens for hospital patients. Implications "Soil ...

Study reveals conflict between doctors, midwives over homebirth

... are transporting their home-birth clients to the hospital because of complications. Oregon State ... with doctors expressing the firm belief that only hospital births are safe, while midwives felt ... refuse to believe that births outside of the hospital are safe. "Medicine is a social construct, and ...

Camphor-containing products may cause seizures in children

... a single New York City hospital─Children's hospital at Montefiore in the Bronx─over a two-week ... pediatrics at both Einstein and Children's hospital at Montefiore, The University hospital and Academic Medical Center for Einstein. ...

Treatment for extreme nausea, vomiting during pregnancy

... introduced by the Sainte-Justine University hospital Center, appears effective in improving symptoms ... and Pregnancy of the Sainte-Justine University hospital Center. "The warning found that a previously ... evaluated 229 pregnant women who were admitted to hospital and treated for HG. The scientists compared use ...

Breast health center gives TGen new research opportunities

... health center next to John C. Lincoln Deer Valley hospital will provide significant research opportunities ... TGen with yet another avenue of assisting local hospital and research networks, including Arizona's three major universities, St. Joseph's hospital and Medical Center, Banner Health and Scottsdale ...

Children's Hospital Oakland is first pediatric hospital to use 'laboratory-on-a-card' technology

... April 20, 2009-Oakland, Calif.- Children's hospital & Research Center Oakland is the first children's hospital in the country to use groundbreaking technology ... Respiratory therapists at Children's hospital Oakland do about 20,000 point-of-care blood gas ...

Early administration of antiretroviral therapy can improve survival

... Mir of the Infectious Diseases Department of hospital Clnic - IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona. Dr. ... patients. Nine Catalan hospitals are taking part: hospital Clnic, Barcelona; hospital Universitari Germans Trias i ...

UC and partners awarded $23 million to transform discoveries into real-world health solutions

... effort among UC, Cincinnati Children's hospital Medical Center, University hospital and the Cincinnati Department of Veterans Affairs ... GCRC, housed at Cincinnati Children's hospital Medical Center, with a satellite operation at the ...

Genetic risk factors identified for sudden cardiac death

... Stefan Kb, MD, senior physician at the University hospital of Munich, Campus Grosshadern, along with their ... of Helmholtz Zentrum Mnchen, the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar of the Technische Universitt Mnchen and the university hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU), Campus ...

Penn medicine draws road map for elimination of central line-associated bloodstream infections

... 90 percent during the past three years at the hospital of the University of Pennsylvania due to a ... and Control at the 735 bed Philadelphia hospital and president-elect of SHEA. "Central ... as 30 percent. Our program ultimately makes the hospital a safer place to receive medical care." ...

Oh baby, interventional radiology makes childbirth safer

... to need fewer blood transfusions, had shorter hospital stays and did not have recurrence of the ... M.D., interventional radiologist at Mount Sinai hospital in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. "These women are ... researchers analyzed trends or patterns in their hospital course and treatment outcomes, finding that this ...

Freezing kidney cancer: Hot treatment should be new gold standard for destroying small tumors

... interventional radiologist at Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, Md. "We can eliminate a cancerthat ... kidney surgery, a patient remains in the hospital for several days and recovery time can be from ... into significantly less pain, a shorter hospital stay and more rapid recovery. This safe treatment ...

Monash scientists debug superbug

... the workings of a superbug that kills elderly hospital patients worldwide - a discovery that has the ... Clostridium difficile are found in almost every hospital in Australia. "It is the major cause of diarrhoea in hospital patients undergoing antibiotic therapy. The ...

Predicting risk of stroke from one's genetic blueprint

... risk of stroke, finds a study from the Children's hospital Informatics Program (CHIP). Using genetic information from 569 hospital patients, the researchers showed that their ... of the stroke unit at Massachusetts General hospital (MGH), and Rachel Ramoni, DMD, ScD, of the ...

Crib-side studies help struggling newborns go home without feeding tubes

... Disorders Program at Nationwide Children's hospital is helping premature infants and other newborns ... in significant medical bills and extended hospital stays. In the United States, approximately 13 ... MD, FRCPI, DCH, AGAF, Nationwide Children's hospital neonatologist and principal investigator in the ...

Texas Medical Center researchers win collaborative grants

... researchers at Rice University, Texas Children's hospital and The Methodist hospital Research Institute. Four projects chosen from ... King and Catherine Bollard of Texas Children's hospital and Edward Graviss of The ...

International copper industry defines role in the fight against hospital infections

... help curb the spread of bacteria that cause hospital infection? Results of laboratory testing and ... of infection control, pathology, microbiology, hospital design, metallurgy and engineering, presented the ... the use of copper on certain surfaces on a busy hospital ward resulted in 90-100 percent fewer ...

Flowering plants speed post-surgery recovery

... contact with plants is directly beneficial to a hospital patient's health. Using various medical and ... the study set out to evaluate if plants in hospital rooms have therapeutic influences. Studies ... appendectomy. Patients were randomly assigned to hospital rooms with or without plants during their ...

A spoonful of sugar?

... range of healthcare professionals including GPs, hospital paediatricians, community paediatricians and ... of working with families who are seen in the hospital and Dr Lakhanpaul, a Community Paediatrician, works with children who are managed out of hospital and who, in most cases, will not have a nurse or ...

Marked improvement in body image, physical stamina, post-surgical pectus patients report

... Kelly, M.D., a pediatric surgeon at Children's hospital of The King's Daughters and Professor of Clinical ... Fla.; Boston Children's Hospital; Children's hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisc.; Children's ... Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.; Cincinnati Children's hospital Medical ...

Innovations in Pediatric Medicine International Conference brings together pediatrics experts

... -- On Nov. 8 and 9, Morgan Stanley Children's hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian and Columbia University ... transplantation at Morgan Stanley Children's hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian and professor of ... Dr. Alain Fischer of Descartes University hospital NeckerEnfants Malades, Paris, France, will ...

Rhode Island Hospital simulation center examines benefits and applications of medical simulation

... and simulation experts from Rhode Island hospital discuss the benefits of advanced medical ... for Emergency Medicine." Rhode Island hospital physicians Marc Shapiro, MD, and Gregory Jay, MD, ... staff from the simulation center at Rhode Island hospital involved in developing the recently published ...

Innovative surgery by MSU veterinarian provides new lease on life to dogs

... The procedure, done at MSU's Veterinary Teaching hospital by veterinary orthopedic surgeon Loic Dejardin, ... rest of his life. Dejardin has helped MSU's hospital become one of the first four institutions in the ... Shull of Grand Rapids' Family Friends Veterinary hospital and Pet Care Center, where he now undergoes ...

New cardiology research presented at CHEST 2008

... rate. Researchers from Western Pennsylvania hospital in Pittsburgh reviewed the charts of 151 ... None of these patients survived to the time of hospital discharge. Researchers suggest that patients who ... October 29, 10:30 AM EST) Female hospital staff members have more difficulty performing ...

Innovations in Pediatric Medicine CME conference brings together national pediatrics experts

... On Nov. 8 and 9, Morgan Stanley Children's hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian and Columbia University ... transplantation at Morgan Stanley Children's hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian and professor of ... University School of Medicine and the Floating hospital for Children 9:15 9:45 a.m. Early Diagnosis ...

Brown University and Women & Infants Hospital expand national children's study to Bristol County

... University, with lead partner Women & Infants hospital of Rhode Island, has been awarded a $12-million, ... at Southcoast Health System's Charlton Memorial hospital in Fall River and St. Luke's hospital in New Bedford, as well as ...

US Air Force grant targets medical evacuation procedures

... a war zone. Most are in transit to a full-service hospital within 48 hours. Avoiding this "second ... are being cared for in maze of canvas and plywood hospital tents. Dorlac and his colleagues believe there ... time to fly could reduce infection, minimize hospital stays and result in fewer amputations and deaths ...

More findings on gene involved in childhood asthma

... profile. Researchers from The Children's hospital of Philadelphia found that variants in the ORMDL3 ... The current study, from The Children's hospital of Philadelphia and the University of ... Drawing on patients from the Children's hospital network, the study team analyzed DNA from 807 ...

Rattlesnake-type poisons used by superbug bacteria to beat our defenses

... Colonies of hospital superbugs can make poisons similar to those found ... The toxins are manufactured by communities of the hospital superbug Pseudomonas aeruginosa called biofilms, ... aeruginosa, which is one of the three major hospital superbugs. Aggressive antibiotic treatment can ...

New genes found for inflammatory bowel disease in children

... Inflammatory Bowel Disease at The Children's hospital of Philadelphia. "We will resequence the gene ... authors direct research programs at Children's hospital and are also faculty members of the University of ... The University of Utah, Cincinnati Children's hospital and two research hospitals in Italy, appears in ...

In Vietnam, alongside progress, a battle for life

... colonial-style exterior of the National Cancer hospital in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, a battle is ... the result of chemotherapy - they sit around the hospital in small groups, whiling away the time until ... frugally - buying food from sellers outside the hospital gates and sleeping on day-beds in the corridors. ...

Immune system protein accurate predictor of survival in pediatric septic shock

... protein within 24 hours of being admitted to the hospital for septic shock can predict survival in ... to a research team led by Cincinnati Children's hospital Medical Center in the Aug. 1 American Journal of ... of IL-8 levels obtained within 24 hours of hospital admissions, the researchers projected that a ...

Treatment corrects severe insulin imbalance in animal studies

... a pediatric endocrinologist at The Children's hospital of Philadelphia. "This type of congenital ... beta cells." The study team, from Children's hospital and the University of Pennsylvania School of ... can remove the lesion and cure HI. The Children's hospital of Philadelphia is a world leader in diagnosing ...

CMV infections affect more than just patients with compromised immune systems, researchers find

... with compromised immune systems, can also affect hospital intensive-care patients who have no immune-system ... CMV infection is also associated with longer hospital and intensive-care unit (ICU) stays independent ... no immune-system problems who were admitted to a hospital ICU. They also analyzed how CMV reactivation ...
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