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Benefits of Carbon Monoxide

...stry." The project will examine the physical and electronic characteristics of potentially suitable compounds and identify those, which are absorbed best by the body with the aim of starting clinical studies in three years’ time. SI...

Doctors –you’ve Got Mal

...without compromising their security and also fully electronic medical record files for lesser hassles. Both doctors and patients feel the rewards. Doctors are grateful that they don’t have to rely on scribbled notes taken down by intermediaries and patients breathe a sigh of relief as they gain instant access...

Action Video Games Improves Vision

...hin a crowd of other distracting symbols—a sort of electronic eye chart. Students were then divided into two groups. The experimental group played Unreal Tournament, a first-person shoot-'em-up action game, for roughly an hour a day. The control group played Tetris, a game equally demanding in terms of motor co...

Record Donation to Children’s Hospita

...and will include two catheterization labs with the electronic equipment to allow doctors to navigate catheters to repair a heart without resorting to open-heart surgery. Mr. Labatt noted that one of the reasons he and his family supported the establishment of the center, which will be staffed with 28 doctors,...

Cochlear Implants in Both Ears Enables Better Hearing

...iding whether a child should get one or two of the electronic devices, which allow deaf people to hear by bypassing the damaged inner ear, or cochlea, to stimulate the auditory nerve directly. It's not a simple choice. A single implant and the required surgery can cost $50,000. The device also permanently dam...

Bionic Eye may Restore Sight to the Blind

...y damage of the optic nerve. With the previous electronic implant, six blind patients had their sight partially restored. The device proved so successful that its developers led by Dr. Mark Humayun, applied for FDA approval to begin clinical trials of the technology in around 50 to 75 subjects, with blindn...

Need for Cost-effective Hearing Implants

...ervices. The surgery entails implanting a small electronic device inside the ear while a magnetic microprocessor is placed outside the ear to amplify external sounds, digitize them and send radio signals to the deaf person's ear to enable them to listen. "The general public in India cannot afford such an ...

Low-risk Prostate Cancer Patients Prefer Surgery Over ‘active Surveillance

...ly 28 opted for 'active surveillance', which meant electronic rectal examinations along with PSA testing and biopsy. The remaining men preferred to undergo surgery which removes the prostate gland. In the opinion of the researchers, low-risk patients opt for surgery as they are unsure of the methods used to p...

HL7 Announces Industry’s First Electronic Health Record System (EHR-S

...th record standard will facilitate key advances in electronic health record systems across the continuum of care... that specifies the functional requirements for an electronic health record system (EHR-S). The standard outlines important features and functions that should b...

Smoking is Injurious to Health, Says Saif

...of his illness broke out and swamped the print and electronic media, Saif Ali Khan is back on his feet// and promises to quit smoking for ever. "I'll have to take it easy for a while. Nothing strenuous and certainly no smoking any more... In fact, my doctors told me my condition was brought on entirely by sm...

Total Mayhem In Online Medical Training System

...he British Medical Association has criticized//his electronic procedure of hiring junior doctors which has resulted in numerous doctors being jobless. The Medical Training Application Service was launched to simplify the procedure for applying for the post of specialist trainee. The deadline for the receipt o...

Parents Should Do Their Homework to Aid Autistic Child's Education

...s appropriate to his or her needs or feelings, and electronic speech-generating devices. "Tantrums and inappropriate behaviors at home and school, such as biting or hitting, are very often a result of when a child with autism is frustrated with communication," Wendt said. "If no one understands what you want,...

Medical Records - Direct to Home With the New NHS IT System

...slated to span the whole of// England. The medical electronic records, spearheaded by ‘Connecting for Health’ seeks to improve the quality of patient care, enabling access to personal medical records from the confines of their homes. Communication about this plan will be sent to patients and they will be give...

Kerala Seeks Expatriates' Help for Its Hospitals

...r. "I myself very recently opened a Rs.5 million electronic library at the Alappuzha Medical College, which was donated by the alumni there. We really look forward to help from all quarters to improve the public healthcare system here," said the minister. Source-IANS...

Making Sense of the World Through a Cochlear Implant

... rely on cochlear implants, a surgically-implanted electronic device that can help provide a sense of sound to a person who is profoundly deaf or who has severe hearing problems. Using MRI scans of the brain, the researchers, funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Medical Research Council, identified the importa...

Head Injury Awareness Day

...ry Foundation (IHIF). The IHIF aims to make use of electronic technology to disseminate life-saving information to rural areas and thereby help decrease incidences of head injuries. It will also be sharing intellectual expertise with leading hospitals in order to improve outcomes of patients suffering from brai...

Interactive Digital Television to Monitor Health

... and the doctor through interactive messages or by electronic mail, again using the TV set. Today the possibility of communicating with the doctor has become vital in the treatment of any kind of ailment. This creates genuine patient-health care professional trust when dealing with a possible health problem. ...

New Clothes Developed to Monitor Medical Conditions

Swedish scientists have made simple electronic circuitry using textile's threads to monitor the m...sociation for the Advancement of Science, Inganas' electronic circuitry finds a place in the textile's own threads. Source-IANS/L...

Deflecting Damage: Flexible Electronics Aid Brain Injury Research

Flexible electronic membranes may overcome a longstanding dilemma face...ribute to the longstanding challenge of connecting electronic devices to the human nervous system, Wagner said. Prosthetic devices, for example, could be coated w...

Cancer Patients are at High Risk for Potential Drug Interactions

...ysician medication order entry linked to screening electronic programs could help health professionals to identify dangerous drug combinations and monitor prescriptions of agents with high risks of interactions," the authors write. In an accompanying editorial, Peter Norton, M.D., of the University of Calgary...

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