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Cone-Beam CT faster, potentially more accurate than conventional mammography

... CT was minimal because of the absence of overlapping tissue; that breast anatomy was well resolved on ... compared with mammography because of the lack of overlapping glandular tissue. Conventional 2D mammography ... imaging. In addition to overcoming the problem of overlapping breast tissue, cone-beam breast CT has the ...

Also in the May 27 JNCI

... overlapping Tumor Suppressor Genes Independently Involved in Melanoma Mutations in ... in melanoma, independent of the effect of the p16 gene. ARF and p16 are overlapping genes at a location on chromosome 9 that is frequently mutated in ...

Is RTA a new potential option for the treatment of hydatid cysts?

... and (3) the persistence of endocyst attachment to the pericystium should help avoid, or greatly decrease, post-RTA fistula occurrence and consequent overlapping complications. Finally, the results of this research seem to suggest that RTA could potentially be used to attempt treatment of other types of ...

FDA Approves Boston Scientific's TAXUS(R) Liberte(R) Long Stent

... It received CE Mark approval in 2007. "The TAXUS Liberte Long Stent offers physicians and patients distinct advantages compared to using two overlapping drug-eluting stents," said Mark Turco, M.D., FACC, FSCAI, Director of the Center for Cardiac & Vascular Research at Washington Adventist ...

Doctors' Attitudes Play Part in Early Alzheimer's Diagnosis

... the major barriers to early diagnosis is when doctors and patients have different health priorities. "Older patients frequently have complex and overlapping illnesses involving multiple body systems. Often these diseases are having a bigger impact on their day-to-day lives than mild cognitive impairment. ...

Doctors Talk Frankly About What Encourages and Impedes Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's

... relationship, especially around the issue of declaring the patient's inability to drive safely. "Older patients frequently have complex and overlapping illnesses involving multiple body systems. Often these diseases are having a bigger impact on their day to day lives than mild cognitive impairment. ...

Lumension Integrates With Network Frontiers' Unified Compliance Framework To Simplify Compliance Challenges, Reduce Costs, And Harmonize Controls

... requirements and guidelines Assert compliance across multiple authority documents simultaneously Eliminate redundancies by eliminating overlapping requirements and documents Drill down for comprehensive explanations and sources for each common control "Key to simplifying compliance ...

State's Good Government Agency Calls for Reforms at Stem Cell Agency

... recommendations go along way toward fixing that." The commission urged that the roles of the chairman and president be realigned "to eliminate overlapping authority and to enhance clarity and accountability." The president would manage all day-to-day operations. The Commission said CIRM should ...

Sanford Installs New Low Dose CT Technology

... 5. A CT scan, also called computerized tomography or just CT, is an X-ray technique that produces internal images in cross section rather than the overlapping images typically produced by conventional X-ray exams. "We believe in 'imaging gently' to achieve quality images," added O'Brien. ...

Health Issues in Childhood Often Show Up in Adulthood

... array of health impairments including coronary artery disease, chronic pulmonary disease, cancer, alcoholism, depression and drug abuse, as well as overlapping mental health problems, teen pregnancies, and cardiovascular risk factors such as obesity, physical inactivity and smoking," Shonkoff and colleagues ...

FDA Recalls Dietary Supplements Tied to 1 Death, Liver Damage

... director of the Office of Dietary Supplement Programs, CFSAN, FDA. Hydroxycut Cleanse and Hoodia products are not being recalled as they have no overlapping ingredients with the 14 other products. More information For more on Hydroxycut products, visit the FDA . SOURCES: ...

GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer Announce Innovative Agreement to Create a New World-Leading, Specialist HIV Company

... £60 million by 2011 and excludes the one-off non-cash, pre-tax accounting gain referenced above. Synergies will be delivered through elimination of overlapping commercial infrastructure. The transaction will have a small adverse impact on GSK's reported cashflow in 2010-2011 as a result of minority ...

Landmark Policy Report: Many Cancers Could Be Prevented Across the Globe

... cancer risk. Following this, a panel of 23 world-renowned experts made a total of 48 recommendations , divided between nine different but often overlapping sectors of society - called "actor groups" in the report. These actor groups are: multinational bodies; civil society organizations; government; ...

What if Oregonians decline to address climate change?

... said. The numbers reflect mean household income. While projected costs to the state overall and to individual households likely include some overlapping expenditures, a plethora of financial in-state and out-of-state consequences not yet considered because of lack of data will more than cover any ...

Delusions associated with consistent pattern of brain injury

... to comprehend the patients irrational thought process," said Dr. Devinsky. "The pathogenesis of delusions likely includes many mechanisms that span overlapping psychological, cognitive and neurological disorders. Future research should explore the psychological, cognitive, and pyschologic-anatomic systems ...

Chronic gastrointestinal symptoms in Korean population

... scales. The negative impact was greater in females, the elderly, subjects with a low economic class, and those with higher physician visits, and overlapping symptoms. Based upon this research, it can be concluded that the quality of life was significantly impaired in subjects with GERD, uninvestigated ...

Immunology Center will continue to drive standard methods, better science

... or cling to certain proteins, so that their number and characteristics can be measured. Dyes are an older technology, limited in number and with overlapping emission spectra, which means they interfere with each other. RHIC teams will seek to establish new Q-dot production methods to replace and extend ...

Netsmart Technologies Releases Version 7.5 Of Helper™ Practice Management Software

... Outlook®-style layout and the ability to view and print clinician schedules that show open and completed appointments Enhanced view of overlapping appointments and increased visibility into recurring appointments to assist with scheduling for multiple providers Simplified set-up of secondary ...

Netsmart Technologies Releases Version 7.5 of Helper(TM) Practice Management Software

... layout and the ability to view and print clinician schedules that show open and completed appointments -- Enhanced view of overlapping appointments and increased visibility into recurring appointments to assist with scheduling for multiple providers -- Simplified set-up of ...

Genetic blueprint revealed for kidney design and formation

... of varied gene expression stage-by-stage, compartment by compartment, the researchers said. One of the study's more unexpected discoveries is overlapping gene expression between the kidney's different structures, according to Eric Brunskill, Ph.D., the study's lead author. Most of the thousands of ...

Image Sensing Systems Announces Third Quarter Financial Results

... Inc. is a technology company specializing in software-based detection solutions for the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) sector and adjacent overlapping markets. Our industry leading computer enabled detection (CED) products, including the Autoscope(R) machine-vision family and the RTMS(R) radar ...

Binge drinking due to 'copying' behavior

... to account for the binge drinking through applying a series of models. It found that the 'small world' model, showing the interaction between overlapping friendship groups, best explained the statistics for the first part of the research. This suggests complex social networking and the behaviour ...

Clinical study shows biological and clinical activity in relapsed leukemia patients

... and ended treatment. One patient died of pneumonia unrelated to GCS-100. "These signals of biologic and clinical activity were without signs of overlapping toxicities, such as myelotoxicity, found in current therapies for CLL," said Dr. Cotter. "These early data are particularly encouraging given that ...

CME Publication Gives Clinicians a Leg Up in Treating Disorders of the Lower Extremities

... and a heavy feeling that prevents her from exercising. Will the ultrasound results indicate deep vein thrombosis or peripheral arterial disease? overlapping symptomatology and the frequent presence of comorbidities make it challenging to differentiate among leg disorders in a primary care practice. The ...

Study: Doctors Not Always Sure When to Treat Blood Pressure in People With Diabetes

... Even when pressure is high, uncertainty stems from ambiguous standards, competing demands and overlapping health problems, U-M/VA study finds ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For people with diabetes, high blood pressure poses a ...

Genetic loci assigned for musical aptitude in Finnish families

... with musical aptitude. The identified regions contain genes affecting cell extension and migration during neural development. Interestingly, an overlapping region previously associated with genetic locus for dyslexia was found raising a question about common evolutionary background of music and language ...

New 'OPAL Therapy' presents simple, cost-effective method of treating HIV infection

... Stephen Kent, propose a technique named OPAL therapyOverlapping Peptide-pulsed Autologous CeLlsa reinfusion of fresh blood cells incubating with overlapping SIV peptides. The OPAL technique was successfully tested in animal trials for stimulation of immunity, control of virus levels, and prevention of ...

Genome analysis reveals new protein associated with breast cancer progression

... estrogen affected 1,615 genetic regions. One of those was the promoter for the gene for c-MYC, which, when activated, could bind another set of overlapping 311 genetic regions. Both estrogen and c-MYC interact with the gene for H2A.Z, leading to increased production of this protein in breast cancer ...

The Lancet Global Health Network

... human health. The work emerging from this new "think tank" in global health will be amplified by the journal and form the basis for a comprehensive overlapping series of policy reports to assist decision makers at global institutions and in countries." 2008 reports will include: Maternal and child ...

Early-stage Commercialization Success: Pharma Companies Adjust Resources in Light of Industry Changes

... excel across functions, units and regions. Cross-function collaboration is greatly improved through many methods, including structuring jobs with overlapping responsibilities, basing rewards on group performance, designing procedures so that employees with different jobs are better able to collaborate, and ...

USAID Fights Neglected Tropical Diseases

... Malaria Initiative, and the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. The United States will work in partnership with countries struggling with overlapping disease burdens. These countries will have the opportunity to be selected based on a competitive grants process to receive additional support. This ...

Peninsula United Methodist Homes Completes Enterprise-Wide Deployment of AccuNurse Voice-Assisted Care

... Delaware. "Multitasking is a huge productivity gain and AccuNurse enables this like no other system." Prior to AccuNurse the facility reported three overlapping shifts of 8.5 hours each. The half-hour overlap was used for documentation and reporting, and with AccuNurse is no longer needed. "We've seen 30 ...

U.S. Food Safety: A Shopping List of Solutions

... are opportunities to interact with foreign governments, opportunities to collaborate with the states, to interact with those other agencies that have overlapping responsibilities -- it's all part of a network." Raymond added that USDA teams are already working with officials at the U.S. Department of ...

Exercising our immune system

... starches are useful in boosting mucosal barrier function. Mr West said the beauty of the immune system was that it had a natural redundancy with overlapping components in the event of any one protective mechanism failing. So we also have mechanical barriers against infection such as the cilia in our ...

Don't Let the Holidays Go to Waist!

... diagonal cuts, 1 1/2 inches apart, on opposite sides of filling to within 1/2 inch of filling. Fold strips alternately over filling from each side, overlapping at an angle. 5. Drizzle honey over loaf and top evenly with almonds. 6. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm. ...

Pharmaceutical Product Commercialization: Enabling Teams to Excel

... cross-functional teams too infrequently. Cross-function collaboration is greatly improved through many methods -- structuring jobs with overlapping responsibilities, basing rewards on group performance, designing procedures so that employees with different jobs are better able to collaborate, and ...

ABR-Affinity BioReagents Announces Its Continued Support for the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting in San Diego, November 3 - 7, 2007

... since last year's meeting, all of which are supported by ABR's 100% Quality Guarantee. Emerging research on the brain and the nervous system involves overlapping research areas, including vision, nitric oxide synthase, signal transduction and ion transport and regulation. "This is a critical research field, ...

TransMedia Group to Open Curtain on Innovative Hospital Bed Curtain that Will Save Millions in Maintenance

... The Cubicle Curtain Factory has retained the PR firm to unveil its break- through product, "Simply 66." The name stems from its simply comprising overlapping 66-inch square panels fastened by a patent-pending, easily detachable row of snaps along the top part where hospital bed curtains meet the required ...

The Mattson Jack Group, Inc. Announces the Release of the New Comorbidity Database(TM)

... Database(TM) is designed to help clients make strategic decisions based on an in-depth understanding of the importance of mutually exclusive and overlapping conditions. Comorbidity Database(TM) consists of two modules: Comorbidity Database(TM) -- CNS 2.0, which focuses on mental health disorders, and ...

Hearing 'messages' embedded in noise could be early sign of schizophrenia

... then symptoms and neuropsychological function were assessed for up to two years. During the babble task, participants listened with headphones to overlapping recordings of six speakers reading neutral texts, which made the words virtually incomprehensible. The participants were asked to repeat any words or ...
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