Tag: "electronic" at medical news
Journal of Craniofacial Surgery Publishes Research by Iraqi Surgeons
... as many old textbooks as they need—it's immediate electronic
media that they lack. Having access to JCS and other educational tools will allow them to go on the Internet and read about the new techniques and outcomes." Source-Newswise SM...
Cuban Deaf-blind Children Regain Hearing
...children can hear now, thanks to the implant of an electronic
device that has revolutionized the world of profound// neuro-sensorial auditory deficiency. The patients received the implant at La Pradera International Health Centre in Havana, the Prensa Latina news service reported. The device turns sounds and...
Ban on mobile usage in hospitals uncalled for, says a report
...e same as the use of televisions, radios and other electronic
devices, which are already in use in hospitals. The overriding benefit to patients in staying in touch with loved ones cannot however be overlooked, he said. Professor Burgess, a senior lecturer in sociology, said,' Mobile phones are an easy targ...
Insufficient sleep linked to the rise in childhood obesity
...ritish Medical Journal, Dr Taheri said, " Removing electronic
gadgets from children's bedrooms can be part of a strategy to tackle obesity. Sleep is probably not the only answer to the obesity pandemic, but its effect should be taken seriously, as even small changes in energy balance are beneficial." Dr Tahe...
Kids Help Other Kids to Protect Their Hearing from Personal Music Devices
...lene was her lifelike rubber ears--connected to an electronic
circuit with a Radio Shack sound meter. When Mart...ased in Cincinnati, who had built a purple-colored electronic
head called the Walkometer (see http://www.ucalgary.ca/UofC/ events/unicomm/Research/heardam.htm ). ...
PM promises forward-looking IT, electronics policy soon
...hardware capital of India with several world-class electronic
hardware complexes being established by internatio...e that the Flextronics facility for manufacture of electronic
hardware and equipment would help to make this township a world-class manufacturing hub for IT and e...
Low grade for Canada in Primary Health care
...l aspects including wait times for tests, usage of electronic
medical records, doctors availability after hours, multi-discipline teams for treatment of chronic illness and financial incentives for care quality improvement. The survey reveals that Canada is far behind several other countries like New Zealand,...
Health Care in America-Not a Rosy Picture
...d States trails other countries in the adoption of electronic
medical records and computerized systems which rem...y found. Health care advocates say greater use of electronic
records would improve patient care, curb unnecessary tests, reduce errors and cut paperwork. 28 perc...
E-Consultations Given Go-Ahead
...lear that doctors must be cautious and should hold electronic
consultations under very specific conditions. 'A...atient care are realised and risks associated with electronic
data are minimised,' Dr Haikerwal said. Dr Haikerwal said the Position Statement recognises the pa...
Safe Software A Must For Doctors
... interoperability, will enhance take-up and use of electronic
information and communications systems in the health sector, and will improve the quality and safety of patient care,' Dr Haikerwal said. 'This would allow purchasers of clinical software to assess its suitability for their particular needs and giv...
A Computer Network Contract For NHS Approved In Scotland
...ensure that patient records are stored in a secure electronic
environment." He said the data centre would enable access to patient information throughout the day. In case emergency treatment had to be done by doctors outside their health board area, it would help them to know the patient’s case history and tr...
U.S. Ranked Poor In Health Care Systems
...ursing home care, uninsured access to health care, electronic
information systems, etc. The Commission reported that although U.S. stands number one in health care costs and spends more money on health care, the overall performance of the health care system within the U.S. ranked much lower when compared to oth...
Enzyme to Boost Effect of Tumor Vaccine
.... This was divulged in a report that appears in an electronic
media, online in the latest issue of the journal Nature Biotechnology. Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine conducted the study. The desirable immune response is achieved by maintaining the window of activation longer. This is possible by ...
Telemedicine Offers New Possibilities in Health Care
...an avoid a trip to the hospital, if they are in an electronic
security network that remotely monitors key physiological data. The latest cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators, implanted in people suffering from ventricular fibrillation, check themselves and send an email to the treating physician if they are ...
Linkage Between HIV and TB
...will be conducted through the mass media including electronic
and print. It is pertinent to remember that the HIV virus lowers the immunity of the person, easily exposing him to opportunistic infections of which TB is the most common infection. An HIV positive person has 60% high risk of contracting tuberculosi...
Streamlined Claims a Boon to Patients, Doctors
... formal agreement to deliver a fast, efficient new electronic
claiming// and payment system, heralding the move ...octors.” Further work is needed to integrate the electronic
payment and claiming system with existing medical practice technology, Dr Garcia Webb said. “The A...
Sex Ends as Seasons Shift and Kisspeptin Levels Plummet
...r is now accessible online via the journal's rapid electronic
publication service. The researchers present evidence that kisspeptin, a recently discovered neuropeptide encoded by the KiSS-1 gene, mediates the decline of male Siberian hamsters' libido and reproduction as winter approaches and daylight hours wa...
'Picture-To-Speech' Projects Help Disabled Speak
...has received a $92,300 grant from the South Korean electronic
giant Samsung. Source-IANS...
Lead With a Poisonous Electron Shield
...ecause lead is still used in batteries, glass, and electronic
components. However, there has thus far been littl...ee electron pair of the lead cation. It acts as an electronic
shield on one side, pushing away the fourth ligand. Such a dramatic geometrical distortion at the ac...
New Ideas on Developing Thought-Controlled Artificial Limbs
...d from the electrode side, in turn connected to an electronic
device. This system may one day be able to return function to people who have been paralyzed by a spinal-cord injury, lost a limb, or in other ways. "Whether it is a prosthetic device or a disabled body function, the mind could regain control," sa...
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