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Oracle Corp. to help build world's first "Digital Hospital"

...ds with display screens connected to the Internet, electronic medical records storage, digital imaging and a wireless communications network permitting doctors and other caregivers to access patients' medical records from anywhere, inside or outside the hospital.The hospital will come up at Birmingham, Alabama ...

FDA approves new device to treat women's bleeding disorder

...d Novacept Inc.'s NovaSure system as an outpatient electronic treatment for women hoping to cure the bleeding without a hysterectomy. NovaSure is the first of those outpatient options that heats the endometrium using radio-frequency energy. The company said it will begin selling the devices to gynecologists in ...

Erythromycin and infants’ intestinal disorde

...egenstrief Medical Record System - a comprehensive electronic medical records system that gathers and stores data including diagnoses, radiology and operative reports, pharmacy records, and physician observations - the researchers studied babies. They found that if given erthromycin during the first two weeks o...

DNA biochip for genetic screening

...er chip but imbedded with DNA molecules instead of electronic circuitry. It is designed to probe a bilogical sample for genetic information that indicates// whether the person has a genetic predisposition for certain diseases or conditions. “We have put thousands of strands of DNA onto a chip that can screen f...

Barcodes to become newborns' ID

...rints, and those of their// mothers, are stored in electronic barcodes which mother and baby wear on their wrists. The barcodes also contain other information, including the mother's details and information about the doctors present at the birth. In effect, they act as an ID card for the child and in case of a ...

More signs to an approaching migraine attack

...he group of 97 participants were given a hand-held electronic diary to recordsymptoms of the attack on a daily basis for three months. The researchers foundthat nearly 97 per cent of the participants had recorded some kind of symptomprior to an actual attack. The most common symptoms reported were tiredness,dif...

Electronic nose by Italian scientists

Italian scientists have developed an electronic nose which is capable of sniffing out distinctive ...sted on 60 patients and proved to be accurate. The electronic nose is a 12 cm cube with sensors mirroring the human olfactory system. The patient is asked to exha...

Biofeedback Found To Reduce Steroid Dependence In Asthmatics

...cious control of body functions through the use of electronic monitoring devices. A new study finds practicing daily biofeedback // can help people with asthma reduce their need for inhaled steroid medications. Researchers tested the therapy in 94 adults with moderate persistent asthma. The participants were ...

Monitoring Drug Safety

...nd communication proposals in an age of increasing electronic health information must be a strict adherence to maintaining patient privacy. FDA is committed to maintaining this patient privacy....

Watching TV in the bedroom can lower children’s school performanc

...se children to the increasing information from the electronic media that may help their school performance, says the study. Reference: Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, July 200...

E-Mail Affects Brain More Than Marijuana

... the subject line, as well as avoiding unnecessary electronic messages such as "Thanks." In addition, don't be afraid to take yourself offline and use an "out of office" reply while in meetings or taking downtime. Source: HP Mental health on medindia: Depression is one of the most common mental disorders a...

Electronic Skin (E-Skin) To Robots

...s from the University of Tokyo, Japan has found an electronic skin which his flexible and can sense touch. This ..."It will be possible in the near future to make an electronic skin that has functions that human skin lacks," the researchers said. They add that future e-skin co...

Digital Mammogram For Detection Of Breast Cancer In Women With Dense Breasts

...lm and in the newly developed digital mammogram an electronic image of the breast are taken and the data obtained is analyzed by a software for detection of breast abnormalities by the computer. Earlier study has limited the use of conventional mammogram in women with dense breast and this new digital mammogram...

Medical Gadgets To Monitor Drug Delivery

Innovative technology such as electronic wristbands is developed to deliver better systems ... correct dosage of drug. The wrist bands contain electronic system which is similar to the one used in shops to detect theft of goods. A student from Brunel Uni...

Computer aided cancer identification in young women

... computers to the health care delivery system, the electronic marvel has been only expanding its potential in improving diagnosis and treatment modalities. // A computer-aided detection system not only helps radiologists detect more breast cancers, but also helps detect smaller tumors in younger women. The...

Implantable devices to be powered by organosilicon compounds in the future

...indispensable in everything from pacemakers to the electronic stimulators that help restore function in the brains of Parkinson's patients. However, lithium batteries don't last forever and new surgery to maintain many devices seeded into the body is required. It is both a physical and financial strain for th...

Birth Defects Caused By Acne Medication Can Be Minimized By Voluntary Pregnancy Prevention

...at required patients and doctors to register in an electronic database before the drug can be dispensed. It also includes the previously stated requirements regarding pregnancy tests and birth control. A survey was conducted among 34 women who became pregnant while taking isotretinoin. These women had contact...

Frequent Vacations Ease Mental Stress

...-reported health events were then verified through electronic medical records available at Marshfield Clinic. Results found that a majority of those surveyed took a vacation once a year (34 percent), followed by twice a year (23.4 percent), once every two to five years (23.2 percent) and once every six years ...

Novel Biological Pacemaker Under Construction for Weak Hearts

...rt. The disadvantages of the currently available electronic pacemaker include the necessity for periodic battery replacement, an implantation of a permanent tube (catheter) in the chest to ensure access to the pacemaker. The risk of infection is also much high due to the need for embedding diodes to carry ele...

Hospital Noise Raises The Risk Of Medical Error: Study

..., according to a study.// Noise made by speakers, electronic devices, heating and cooling systems and by loud voices of employees and visitors can result in lapses in short-term memory, according to the study by Johns Hopkins University researchers, reports News Wise wire. During a two-year research project,...

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