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Inaccuracies in Cardiac PET-CT Scanning

...ges have big holes or gaps where the processing is incorrect in areas where the PET and CT data fail to match, Gould said. It looks like someone has severe disease. On discovering the problems, Gould developed a solution with Tinsu Pan, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Imaging Physics at The U...

Determining the Sex of the Baby in Wild West Way

...answer. Nguyen speculates that Sodano's result was incorrect because her blood sample was contaminated with her husband's or sons' DNA, although Sodano says she was careful to avoid that. But there are many companies that do give accurate determination. A class-action suit against Baby Gender Mentor's make...

Northern Forests Less Effective Than Tropical Forests in Reducing Global Warming

...realized." Most of the computers models produced incorrect estimates because, in relying on ground-level measurements, they had failed to accurately simulate the movement of carbon dioxide vertically in the atmosphere. The computer models tended to move too much carbon dioxide down toward ground level in t...

Australian Government Charged With Under-funding Public Hospitals

...d. He contended that the $1.1 billion figure was incorrect and that the federal government was honoring all of its commitments under current health care funding agreements negotiated in 2003. He said the report had been released by the states in an effort to boost the electoral fortunes of federal Oppositi...

Computerized Doctors Order Reduce Prescription Errors

...ation errors include prescribing the wrong drug or incorrect dosage or administering a drug at the wrong time or not at all. Most errors typically go undetected unless they led to an adverse event, said review co-author Robert Kane. In addition to improving patient safety, computerized systems make life easi...

This is How We Learn from Our Past Mistakes

...earn more about things for which we initially make incorrect predictions than from things for which our initial predictions are correct. The element of surprise in discovering we are wrong is conducive to learning, but this research is the first to show how amazingly rapid our brain's response can be. This ...

Brain Signal Prevents Us from Repeating Mistakes

...earn more about things for which we initially make incorrect predictions than for things for which our initial predictions are correct. The element of surprise in discovering we are wrong is conducive to learning, but this research is the first to show how amazingly rapid our brains response can be. This dis...

Outrage Against Gay PartnersInCrime Kept Together

... suggest their relationship is continuing is quite incorrect because they do not share a cell. They are under a very high level of supervision." The Department of Corrective Services also released a statement saying it does not comment on the accommodation arrangements of individual prisoners. "Prisoners i...

Health Experts Discuss Effect of DOTS on TB Control in India

...istance. IMA Secretary Ramesh Shah said that the incorrect use of antibiotics, interruptions in treatment regimens and inadequate DOTS monitoring are responsible for the spread of drug-resistant TB. "The recipe for spreading the disease is the same throughout the world," he said, adding that the increasing n...

Computer Mouse can Cause Arm Pain

Frequent incorrect use of a mouse when working on the computer can lead to a condition known as Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI), otherwise known as mouse arm, warn experts . "Tingling, numbness, and weakness in the lower arm and hands are the first signs of overstress...

AIDS Incidence in India Far Lower Than Previously Estimated New Study

...took offense, calling such projections technically incorrect and misleading. Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss noted that the country was spending $2 billion to fight the disease and had 75,000 people on free antiretroviral treatment so far, 2,000 centers giving sex education and condoms to sex workers and cli...

Blood Test Reveals Colon Cancer Proteins

...able," he says. "Different conditions could create incorrect results." Researchers also differ in the type of biomarkers they seek, with some looking for proteins, like Getzenberg, and others searching for DNA components....

Cricket Science and Medicine Congress in Barbados

...o ball release action, to cite if the delivery was incorrect and illegal. * Similarly with 2D video footage, the match referee would have to view images of each delivery from cameras positioned in the same arc relative to the bowler, virtually instantaneously. To complicate matters further, these positio...

Jefferson Researchers Want to Learn If Heart Defect 'at Heart' of Some Migraines

...ich will form a seal around the PFO to prevent the incorrect blood flow. Typically, the procedure lasts one to two hours under local anesthesia. The other group will not have their PFO closed but will undergo a procedure that only mimics the closure and will continue medical therapy for their migraines. But ...

Brain Tissue Reveals Possible Genetic Trigger for Schizophrenia

...mutated proteins, but correctly formed proteins in incorrect amounts,” said study lead author and UNC professor of psychiatry Dr. Diana Perkins. The research appears this week in the online edition of the journal Genome Biology. “To our knowledge this study is the first to associate altered expression of mic...

Teenagers, When Away from Home, Die of Allergic Reactions, Study Says

...food was safe -- or the restaurant staff gave them incorrect or incomplete information." Of those who died after accidentally eating the food to which they were allergic, 58 percent were between the ages of 13 and 30. Of the 31 people the study examined, 68 percent had eaten outside of their home, for exam...

Pilates-new Age Gimmick or More?

...te like a balloon inside the abdominal cavity, but incorrect technique can cause the pelvic muscles to descend which is bad news as it is potentially weakening for the back." Yet try telling this to cyclist Jenny Kingsley who broke her hip and suffered constant back pain. She went in for Pilates at the reco...

A Call To Band Online Drug Pharmacies and Online Consultation by So Called “Cyber Doctor

...factured by unauthorized companies, having poor or incorrect labeling, are substandard and in many cases lethal if taken. The mushrooming of sites selling online drugs, are flamed by the accessibility to online affiliate marketing sites. These affiliate sites provide links to anyone and everyone having an audi...

Learning to Prevent Medical Mistakes in Caring for Stroke Patients

...because of an error. Medical errors are defined as incorrect actions or plans that may or may not cause harm to a patient. Of the 1,440 stroke patients studied, 12 percent, or 173 patients, experienced an adverse event. A total of 201 events were reported for the 173 patients. “Learning about what caused the...

Health Disorders Linked To Astrological Signs

... conclusions, we reduce the risk of arriving at an incorrect outcome.” Source-Eureklert JYT...

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