Tag: "resolution" at medical news
Scientists Destroy Cancer Cells Using Electric Pulses
...ble killing of a targeted area with cellular scale resolution
without affecting surrounding tissue or nearby blood vessels is key," Davalos said. "IRE shows remarkable promise as a "minimally invasive, inexpensive surgical technique to treat cancer. It has the advantages that it is easy to apply, is not affe...
Harry Potter Final Book - Prediction and Expectations
...cated survival. "I think there will be a lack of resolution
on some of the questions that have come out of the novel. For instance, I don't think there will be an answer to the question over which side Snape is on," Nel said. Westman said she is also interested in the role Ginny Weasley will play in the las...
Genzyme Announces First Phase III Study of Tolevamer in Diarrhea Patients
...mycin, as measured by the percent of patients with resolution
of CDAD. This result contrasts with the findings from Genzyme's earlier Phase 2 study of a solid oral dosage formulation of tolevamer that met its primary endpoint of non-inferiority compared to vancomycin. Consistent with recent published studies,...
Now, 'virtual' Mouse Brains Available on the Net
...These images can be more than 100,000 times higher resolution
than a clinical MRI scan," said G. Allan Johnson, Duke's Charles E. Putman Distinguished Professor of radiology and professor of biomedical engineering and physics, whose innovation has been reported in the journal NeuroImage. The images available...
Kaposi Sarcoma Arise from Multiple Cells
... come next in Kaposi sarcoma research. With some resolution
as to the clonal nature of [Kaposi sarcoma] of the skin and lymph node, similar analysis remains to be done for visceral [Kaposi sarcoma], which can be more invasive leading at times to catastrophic organ dysfunction and even death. It is also not ...
Village Panchayat in Tamil Nadu Bans Tobacco Consumption
...mption, the village panchayat unanimously passed a resolution
to ban the entry and consumption of tobacco produc...ming habits, Nagarajan said that we have adopted a resolution
to ban smoking and chewing in our panchayat villages. Varanavasi Village Panchayat consists of fiv...
EU Move Against Mercury Should Be Adopted in India: NGO
...iday welcomed the European Union (EU) Parliament's resolution
to ban mercury trade which causes environmental po... Toxics Link and other green groups hailed the EU resolution
on Wednesday. The group had called upon governments across the world to ban import of mercury at t...
'Walk of Shame' Triggers Toilet Consciousness
...e cleanliness of the home, family and community. A resolution
was passed that anyone found defecating in the open would be fined Rs.50 and those exposing defaulters would get Rs.25. "The move was an effective deterrent and we collected Rs.750 in fines," claims Mithulal Devangan, former sarpanch. The sanitat...
Motion Analysis Helps Teen With Cerebral Palsy Regain Ability to Walk
...ns that occur in most buildings. The use of high resolution
digital video cameras also helps obtain a highly accurate description of each patients movement patterns for both clinical and research applications. The air-bearing assemblies beneath each force plate allow them to be adjustably repositioned, furthe...
Soy Products a Double-edged Sword for Breast Cancer
...st cancer have estrogen-responsive tumors.) The resolution
of this paradox may lie in the timing of estrogen administration, Helferich said. Exposure to an estrogen, genistein, before puberty causes mammary gland differentiation. A differentiated cell undergoes less proliferation and therefore is less l...
WHO Announces Deal on Sharing Bird Flu Virus
...to "timely sharing of viruses" with the WHO. A resolution
on those lines is being adopted by the World Heath...y with the consent of the donor country. But the resolution
now worked out only says that "in times of public health emergencies of international concern," manu...
Laser-based System for Non-invasive Diagnosis of Skin Cancers on the Anvil
...es like hemoglobin and melanin and get microscopic resolution
images the equivalent of what a doctor would see if he or she were able to slice down to that particular point," said the researcher. The distributions of hemoglobin, a component of red blood cells, and melanin, a skin pigment, serve as early warni...
New York Legislature Highlights for Awareness of Alzheimer's Disease
...te and New York State Assembly yesterday passed a resolution
aimed at raising awareness of the importance of ea...ion and care related to this brain disorder. The resolution
declared November 2007 as Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and November 13, 2007 as Memory Screen...
Right Treatment Could Cure Chronic Cough
...he treatment described as the most effective cough resolution
involves testing for all three conditions and treating them simultaneously. “Unfortunately, less research is available in childhood cough when compared to their adult counterparts,” said co-author John Oppenheimer, M.D., UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical S...
Cure for Cancer One Step Closer
...ent includes an Aperio Scan Scope which takes high resolution
images of tissue samples that can then be shared with researchers around the world, and two vapour phase nitrogen storage vessels (-196oC) and two -80oC freezers which have the capacity to house in excess of 164,000 tissue and blood samples. The sm...
Novel Methods in Diagnosing Oral Cancer
...with a pen-sized hand-held probe. This device’s resolution
or diagnostic capability may dictate its primary use as an indicator of the need for biopsy. Later, this modality may progressively reduce the need for biopsy, define surgical margins, and permit the direct evaluation of cancer treatments. In comb...
Calcium in Arterial Plaque is a Good Indicator for Risk of Stroke
...luating atherosclerotic plaque because of its high resolution
and ability to assess calcium. Since it is noninvasive, MDCT may be an effective way to screen patients with significant blockages to determine who requires preventive surgery and who does not. The researchers assessed MDCT images of patients with ...
Johns Hopkins Medicine Trustees Support Smoking Ban In Public Spaces
...g// in all indoor public spaces in the state. A resolution
passed at a regular meeting of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Board of Trustees stated that the Board 'confirms and states its commitment to the public health of the citizens of Maryland and requests that the Maryland General Assembly swiftly pass legisl...
DVT Treatment Vacuums Away Blood Clots – Prevents Disabilit
...ked on the largest, most difficult clots, allowing resolution
of DVT quickly and safely while restoring blood flow in the vein. The treatment can reduce the length of a hospital stay, thus reducing costs. The current standard catheter-directed thrombolysis treatment uses a clot-dissolving drug only and, althoug...
Gene Therapy Shows Promise as Treatment for Diseased Limbs
... patients receiving gene therapy reported complete resolution
of chronic pain one year after treatment and more ...t one year, 14 of 32 patients experienced complete resolution
of pain while at rest, and five of 18 patients reported complete healing of chronic wounds. Other be...
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