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Motion Analysis Helps Teen With Cerebral Palsy Regain Ability to Walk

... the data through a high-tech computer system that analyzes the movement and reveals precisely where muscles and joints are and are not functioning properly. One design feature of the Leon Root, M.D. Motion Analysis lab is the mechanical isolation of the data collection zone. The laboratory floor is complet...

Lymphocyte Count Found to Be a Predictor of Survival for Young Patients With Leukemia

...diagnosed patients and have begun a new study that analyzes the subsets of lymphocytes to see which ones have the most impact on prognosis. They hope their findings will be used to help physicians worldwide make decisions on how aggressively to treat their patients. "Many developing countries lack the lates...

Bird Flu Most Likely to Infect and Kill Young People

... Record, published on its Web site at www.who.int, analyzes all laboratory-confirmed human cases of H5N1 infection reported between late November 2003 and late November 2006. The analysis said the median age of people confirmed infected was 18 years old. Source-Bio-Bio Technology...

New Approach to Routine Prenatal Genetic Testing

...at while at the University of Oxford, isolates and analyzes circulating fetal nucleic acid from a maternal blood sample. In the opinion of Dr. Kenneth Moise, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a specialist in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, this is a major r...

28% Lower Mortality Rate In Top U.S. Hospitals

...t for clinical excellence, the HealthGrades' study analyzes nearly 39 million hospitalizations over the years 2003, 2004 and 2005 at all 5,122 of the nation's nonfederal hospitals. In comparing Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical Excellence with all other hospitals, the HealthGrades study finds: · On a...

New Quartz References for Workplace Safety

... and used products from NIST. The agency prepares, analyzes and distributes well over a thousand different materials that are used throughout the world to check the accuracy of instruments and test procedures. Source-Eurekalert...

Accuracy of Gene Expression Test for Heart Transplant Patients Confirmed

...a fact of life. // Now, a simple blood test that analyzes a patient’s genes has been evaluated by leading transplant centers and shows that it can accurately detect the absence of heart transplant rejection, according to new data reported in an invited editorial authored by a consensus team of international...

Kids in Sport—Great for Fitness, but Concern About Injurie

...ective strategies to prevent injuries. One study analyzes various approaches to reducing the risk of sport-related injuries, including personal countermeasures, behavioral interventions, and environmental modifications. The authors propose a "responsibility hierarchy" for injury prevention, with government ...

New Bird flu Strain Claims Refuted

...en bird flu broke out in early 2004." Chen's lab analyzes samples from every domestic bird flu outbreak carrying out its isolation and gene sequence analysis. In 2005 and 2006, the lab had isolated some viruses in waterfowl in southern China that was reported to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) a...

Changes in Solar Brightness Too Weak to Explain Global Warming

...tronomers that relate to solar brightness. It then analyzes how those factors have changed along with global temperature over the last 1,000 years. Brightness variations are the result of changes in the amount of the Sun’s surface covered by dark sunspots and by bright points called faculae. The sunspots ac...

Google-Like Model Used To Diagnose Suspicious Breast Masses Quickly

...d Computer Assisted Detection (KB-CAD) system that analyzes breast masses using the principles of information theory. When a new, unknown case is presented for analysis, the KB-CAD system compares the case to mammography images in the database. It retrieves cases that are similar, those that share certain ...

New Reflux Disease Technology More Comfortable, Not More Effective

... Association's Technology Evaluation Center, which analyzes clinical and scientific evidence to evaluate wheth...le data recorder worn by the patient. A specialist analyzes that information to learn how often caustic stomach acid flows into the esophagus. "You're talking...

Terahertz Imaging Promises To Revolutionize Breast Cancer Treatments

...ealthy tissue being removed. If a histopathologist analyzes the tissue and finds tumor at or near the edges, this indicates that there is a higher chance of cancer recurrence. A second operation is required to remove more tissue, involving additional hospital resources and increased risk of patient morbidity....

'Inflatable-pants' heart failure therapy suffers due to lack of evidence.

...lure.” Technology Evaluation Center (TEC), which analyzes clinical and scientific evidence to evaluate whether a technology improves health outcomes conducted this systematic review. This is the first time TEC evaluated the device as therapy for heart failure, and ECP did not measure up. "We are not sure...

Increased Risk Of Losing Sight In Obese People.

...estyle, lead to complete blindness. It is a well analyzes fact that obesity causes heart problems, increased blood pressure and cancer but its relation to blindness is something people are not aware off. The researchers had reviewed around 20 studies with more than thousand patients across the world befor...

Vermont Governor steps in with a new health insurance plan.

... the new scheme will be of lesser cost and will be analyzes separately from the other Vermonters. The governor also plans to increase the salary paid by the state to the doctors, allow out of state providers to sell insurance to Vermonters. The state mainly will be providing financial assistance to 21,0...

Cannabis exerts protective effect against cancer

...ical journal Harm Reduction. The study reviews and analyzes some other studies that have already pointed out this startling fact. Marijuana contains about four times the amount of tar found in cigarettes and this means that the lung cancer risk must quadruple. But this is not an established fact, says Robert ...

Scientists Developed Map For Brain Molecular Communities

...n the latest issue of journal Science. The study analyzes how molecular communities are organized and how connections within these communities enable groups of molecules and proteins to process and interpret information they receive. Building and analyzing such networks in computers said the researchers, i...

Mutating viruses helps produce antibodies

...wn as reverse transcriptase. The enzyme apparently analyzes a master copy of the gene for the tail-like structures to modify a second copy of the gene, which is the version the virus uses to create the trillion keys....

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