Celebrity Paralympians Sign on to Kelly Brush Century Ride
... plan to ride in the event, raising money to buy adaptive
sports equipment for others with spinal cord ...
Waddell and Will join over a dozen other adaptive
riders on hand cycles, along with an anticipated ... over four Games. He was a member of the U.S. adaptive
Ski Team for 11 years. This fall he will attempt ...
Siemens Celebrates First Installation of SOMATOM Definition AS 20 CT Scanner
... Diagnostic Imaging (CDI). As the world's first adaptive
CT scanner, the SOMATOM Definition AS adapts to ... to the morphological imaging, with the unique adaptive
4D spiral mode, the Definition AS 20 can offer ... AS provides tremendous benefit with the adaptive
Dose Shield technology, eliminating unnecessary ...
Siemens Demonstrates Groundbreaking Approach to Stroke Diagnosis at ASNR 2009
... portion of potentially salvageable tissue.
4D Spiral technology allows the possibility to ... view whole disease in stroke imaging.
4D Spiral capabilities are currently available to ...
Computer simulation captures immune response to flu
... is the more time-consuming, precise and thorough adaptive
immune system pumps out vast numbers of immune ... to attack that organism. Workhorses of the adaptive
system include "killer" T cells that attack cells ... in turn, cause the second major player in the adaptive
response, the B cell, to start mass-producing ...
Bike Showcase Geared for Kids With Disabilities
... May 30, from 10 a.m. to noon to test ride adaptive
bikes designed to make this dream come true for ... Information about summer programs, camps and adaptive
Bring a bike ... Brown to create a place for families who need adaptive
bikes. Every Kid Mobility has partnered with ...
Study reveals current multi-component vaccines may need reworking
... is the responsibility of the immune system. The adaptive
component of that system creates a great variety ... system's attention?
One workhorse of the adaptive
system is the helper T cell, a white blood cell ... traditionally address just one half of the adaptive
immunity system, the cell mediated/T cell system ...
'Dark cells' of living retina imaged for the first time
... cells in the living eye, using a technique called adaptive
optics, which was borrowed from astronomers ... the photoreceptors, however, Williams employed adaptive
optics with a new method to make the dark cells ... It's an incredibly dim glow, but when we use adaptive
optics, we can take pictures of these chemicals ...
ATi Tailored BI and Advanced Predictive Analytics Solutions Improve Marketing Response Rates
... 2, 2009 -- Susan Cordts, President & CEO of adaptive
Technologies, Inc. (ATi) recently participated in ... data integration and data quality.
Technologies, Inc. (ATi) helps business leaders ...
ClearTrial to Provide Guidelines for Accurately Forecasting and Budgeting Adaptive Clinical Trials at CBI Conference
... and operational planning challenges presented by adaptive
studies. These challenges include creating ... BeVard will address the rapidly growing use of adaptive
trial design in clinical development, focusing on ... and faster drug development with lower costs, adaptive
clinical trials place a far greater burden on ...
Mathematical models of adaptive immunity
... system in some people, leading to prolonged adaptive
immunity, while in others causes serious disease. ... are a type of white blood cell involved in the adaptive
memory against previous infections, in destroying ... such as bacteria, also playing a key role in adaptive
memory. Dendritic cells aid the other immune ...
Coalition to Salute America's Heroes(TM) Hosts Record Turnout of Wounded Veterans, Families for 2008 'Road to Recovery Conference & Tribute'
... event featured medical and career counseling, an adaptive
sports clinic, motivational speakers, musical ... Road to Recovery Conference included:
Sports Clinic - The clinic, which included adaptive
skiing, snowboarding, rock climbing, and mountain ...
Voonami, Inc. Announces Three New Adaptive Data Centers
... in Orem, UT. Voonami also announced two new adaptive
computing data centers to be built in Sandy, UT ... in Orem, UT. Voonami also announced two new adaptive
computing data centers to be built in Sandy, UT ... new data centers will be part of our broader, adaptive
computing eco-system with the required power ...
Mom's Cells Prime Fetal Immune System
"Little is currently known about the fetal adaptive
immune system and the functional properties of ... in trying to understand the role of the fetal adaptive
immune system but much more is needed to be ... paper demonstrates beautifully that the fetal adaptive
immune system is competent and functional enough ...
World's Largest Disabled Ski Clinic at Snowmass, Colo.
... by instructing veterans with
disabilities in adaptive
Alpine and Nordic skiing, and introducing them to
a number of other adaptive
recreational activities and sports. For ... sports skills and take part in a variety of
sports and workshops, which demonstrate that ...
VBI, Mayo Clinic investigate link between fungal proteins, innate immunity and asthma
... to environmental stimuli and helps shape the adaptive
immune system, scientists hope in the long term ... called dendritic cells. Th2 cells are part of the adaptive
immune system and are linked to the events that ... receptors that allow for tailoring of the adaptive
immune response and the formation of Th2 cells. ...
Justice Department Requires Divestitures in Pearson's Acquisition of Harcourt Assessment
... led to
higher prices and reduced innovation for adaptive
behavior and speech and
language clinical tests. ... the Department, purchasers of
clinical tests for adaptive
behavior, speech and language, and adult
abnormal ... Pearson and Harcourt must
divest: Harcourt's adaptive
behavior clinical test, ...
Violent sex acts boost insect's immunity system
... idea that only vertebrates have sophisticated adaptive
immune systems that can protect them for life ... actions based on memory of past infections as in adaptive
immunity. Yet the real highlight of the ... and difficult subject of how and when adaptive
immunity evolved from innate immunity in ...
Aerosol launches immune response in lungs to wipe out lethal infections
... targets invading pathogens and also recruits the adaptive
immune system to launch a more targeted, pathogen-specific response. The adaptive
immune system takes a few days to respond, Dickey ... so effective, infections are cleared before the adaptive
response even gears up," Dickey says.
Optical scientist honored for understanding and improving vision
... have developed a camera that incorporates adaptive
optics to see inside the human eye more clearly ... of optical defects in each persons eye. Williamss adaptive
optics technology is now used at dozens of ... retinopathy.
Not only has the team used adaptive
optics to see into the eye, they are also ...
St. Jude psychologist says most children with cancer are well-adjusted
Phipps is the author of an article on adaptive
styles in children with cancer that appears in ... and content, a response called a repressive adaptive
Children who have a repressive adaptive
style have a personality characterized by a ...
Researchers map how staph infections alter immune system
... innate system, which provides immediate defense against infection; and the adaptive
system, whose memory cells are called into action to fight off subsequent ... innate immune response are overactivated while those associated with the adaptive
immune system are suppressed.
"It's a very sophisticated and complex ...
Mothers of children with autism have higher parental stress, psychological distress
... measured parenting stress, psychological distress, problem behaviors and adaptive
functioning level. The last charted a child's daily living skills in such ... first in a clinical setting," Estes said. "Help in what we call family adaptive
functioning is what we need to figure out in these cases. How to help ...
Epeius Biotechnologies' Rexin-G Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer
... control of tumor growth and metastasis," she added.
Remarkably, the adaptive
designs of the strategic dose-escalation studies not only served to ... of a major new class of biological agents. Moreover, the progressive and adaptive
trial designs helped to create and refine the clinical protocols for ...
Helping Dad Stay Independent: The Best Father's Day Gift for an Aging Parent - A Checklist from Dr. Dan Tobin, Founder and CEO of Care Support of America
... " Is your father eating properly? What's in his refrigerator? "
" Is your Dad's strength or mobility reduced in any way? Would he benefit from, or even enjoy using, any adaptive
devices from low tech to high, such as kitchen utensils or tools with ...
Spinal Network: The Total Wheelchair Resource Book
... is now available.
This 400-page guide provides information on health, adaptive
sports and recreation, accessible travel, disability rights, relationships and sexuality, fertility and parenting, adaptive
technology, spinal cord research and much more.
The book is spiral ...
Feel Like Everyone Forgets Mother's Day Is for Mothers?
... the time to nurture themselves.
"If a woman sets in place healthy, adaptive
strategies and goals that create an environment in which she is in a happy ... with the goal of nurturing themselves. They should set in place healthy adaptive
strategies and goals that create an environment in which they can fully ...
Video: CVS Caremark Charitable Trust Awards $4.2 Million in Grants Benefiting Children with Disabilities, Uninsured
... Chicago, Chicago
Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago
Great Lakes adaptive
Sports Association, Lake Forest
La Rabida Children's Hospital, ... Lakewood
Summit Speech School, New Providence
Design Association, New York
Association for the Blind and Visually ...
PAREXEL Experts to Address Partnering Best Practices and Innovative Trial Design at Partnerships With CROs Conference
... solutions and achieving innovation in study design and management through adaptive
A complimentary Advisory from PAREXEL Consulting, entitled ...
(Track A: Partnering for Collaborative Solutions)
Clinical Trials: Innovations in Trial Design and Management--Imogene ...
Published Data Confirms First 3D Ultrasound for Breast Cancer Treatment Planning Helps Radiation Oncologists Better Define Treatment Region
... developed by Resonant Medical, an innovator of 3D ultrasound image-guided adaptive
The study, "3D Ultrasound Can Contribute to ... develops, manufactures and commercializes 3D ultrasound image-guided adaptive
radiotherapy products. Originally developed at McGill University Health ...
Supports Intensity Scale is effective for identifying needs in people with intellectual disability
... on individual needs, and it is truly a needs-based assessment tool, unlike adaptive
behavior instruments or other measures of personal competence commonly ... explains further, "Measures of personal competence such as IQ tests and adaptive
behavior assessments, while serving an important role in the diagnosis and ...
MiLife Proven to Boost Vitality of Unilever Employees Using Smart Affordable Technology
... management system. It incorporates biofeedback and
the revolutionary adaptive
behaviour change component - the Idapt(TM) engine.
According to the ... an online software
platform as well as hi-touch support. It uses a unique adaptive
change system, which incorporates feedback from activity ...
Siemens SOMATOM Definition AS Receives FDA Clearance
... Becomes One of the First Clinical Installations of World's First adaptive
MALVERN, Pa., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Siemens ... detector designs
to save cost for the manufacturer. Only Siemens' unique adaptive
Shield addresses this growing issue by dynamically blocking the ...
Some Weight-Loss Drugs Might Disrupt Brain Growth in Kids
... In research with mice, they found this class of drugs also suppresses the adaptive
rewiring of the brain necessary for neural development in young animals. ... in the brains of juvenile mice. This plasticity is the experience-prompted adaptive
rewiring of the brain that plays an critical role in the neural ...
Older Americans are more socially engaged than many people may think
... is this: Far from being helpless isolates, they are actually extraordinary adaptive
creatures. Not only are older adults exceptionally adaptive
to social loss, but we speculate that they may also be more proactive than ...
Sonic Innovations Launches Two New Hearing Aid Products in Conjunction With Company's 10-Year Anniversary
... 24-channel digital signal processing, digital noise reduction,
fixed and adaptive
directionality, auto-switching and a feedback
cancellation system. It is ... in eight languages.
The Velocity(TM) miniBTE utilizes Sonic's latest adaptive
cancellation system, eliminating the high-pitched squeal ...
Are teenage brains really different?
... change, but the teen brain is not a broken or defective adult brain. The adaptive
potential of the overproduction/selective elimination process, increased ... increased risk taking, and increased sensation seeking have been highly adaptive
in our past and may be so in our future. These changes and the enormous ...
Fifth Third Asset Management Supports Disabled Veterans Through National Winter Sports Event
... health care facilities.
During the six-day program, veterans will learn adaptive
Nordic skiing and be introduced to a variety of other adaptive
and sports, such as rock climbing, scuba diving, snowmobiling ...
Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride Tackles Texas in the Lone Star State Challenge
... - Wounded cyclists to ride on adaptive
equipment from San Antonio to Corpus Christi ... participants with a disability or missing a limb or
limbs are provided the adaptive
equipment they need to cycle.
Those interested can register online for ...
Landmark Articles Published by QualityMetric Scientists Report Improvements in Short Form Health Status Measures and Establish Criteria for Future Development
... to evaluating
the migration to electronic data capture using computer adaptive
(CAT), a measurement advancement first introduced to healthcare ... M Kosinski, et al. Health Constructs
8. The Use of Computerized adaptive
Testing JE Ware, M Kosinski, Software in Estimating SF-36 Health ...
Understanding the have-knots: The role of stress in just about everything
... evolutionary past.
Even depression has been theorized as playing an adaptive
role in certain contexts.
The inactivity, lack of motivation, loss of ... In a natural setting, the hopeless attitude of depression may be the most adaptive
for an organism infected with a pathogen: The best strategy for survival ...