Endoscopic ultrasound highly accurate in evaluating ambiguous radiographic findings of the pancreas
OAK BROOK, Ill. August 27, 2008 Researchers from St. Louis University School of Medicine in Missouri report that EUS and EUS-FNA is 99.1 percent accurate in diagnosing pancreatic neoplasms (abnormal growths or tumors) in patients who were referred for endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) because of CT a...
Tinnitus: a problem which is still ambiguous
Tinnitus is a problem where people are plagued all round their life from hearing noise in their head, ears. Jan Dawson suffered from it since she was three. She describes it as the noise similar to the // soldiers marching up and down a metal spiral staircase. After 25 years later she says that th...
More Than Half of Emergency Department Nurses Have Been Physically Assaulted at Work, New Study Finds
...idents. Among those barriers are: the perception that reporting violent incidents might have a negative effect on customer service reports or scores; ambiguous
policies for reporting incidents; fear of retaliation by emergency department management, hospital administration, nursing staff or physicians; the pe...
Breast Cancer Action Sues to End Gene Patenting
... receive have nowhere to go; and women of African, Hispanic, or Asian decent are at a significant disadvantage because they disproportionately receive ambiguous
results when tested by Myriad.
"There are so many injustices and inequities in breast cancer," Brenner said. "The time has come to address them i...
Wristbands May Lessen Nausea After Radiation
...t lessening of nausea.
"Some of our body's feelings and sensations are ambiguous
and subject to interpretation," Roscoe said. "Your mind cannot make a blister go away or reduce hair loss, but it can interpret ambiguous
abdominal sensations and decide how much nausea they represent, based on ou...
Wristbands ease nausea with cancer treatment
... groups, none was found.
"Some of our body's feelings and sensations are ambiguous
and subject to interpretation," Roscoe explained. "Your mind cannot make a blister go away, or reduce hair loss, but it can interpret ambiguous
abdominal sensations and decide how much nausea they represent, based on ou...
New strategy developed to diagnose melanoma
...ign moles from malignant melanomas by measuring differences in levels of genetic markers. Standard microscopic examinations of biopsied tissue can be ambiguous
and somewhat subjective, the researchers say, and supplementing standard practice with the new technique is expected to help clarify difficult-to-diag...
Frost & Sullivan: Ageing Population and Availability of Preventative Medicines Propels Growth of European Eye Health Ingredients Market
...d the impact of fluctuating economies and prices. Legislation, in particular, is a pertinent challenge for manufacturers as such a scenario results in ambiguous
legislative requirements. For instance, eye health ingredients such as lutein and astaxanthin are not covered in the positive list of the food supplem...
Minorities Distrust Medical System More
...at a woman disclosing her HPV status was an admission of infidelity. But, as the interviews continued, they realized the travels of the virus could be ambiguous
and that the man, in fact, could have infected the woman.
A third study, from the Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois...
Infants draw on past to interpret present, understand other people's behavior
...lays a role in how infants learn to understand the ambiguous
actions and behavior of other people.
Universit... familiar actions can boost their understanding of ambiguous
action sequences. Their ability to draw on the pa... person's goals and desires to understand novel or ambiguous
action. But they also suggest that infants may be...
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DHT RIA Test
Description:...eudo-vaginal perineoscrotal hypospadias leads to inadequate differentiation of DHT-dependent peripheral tissues. Male infants with this disorder have ambiguous
genitalia and are often raised as females, although significant virilization may occur later in life presumably due to the natural increase in testost...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.
ComboMap Pressure and Flow System
Description:...peutics' high performance SmartWire and Volcano's unique Doppler FloWire. Physiologic measurements provide the clinician with valuable tools to assess ambiguous
or intermediate lesions, confirm stent placement and help with clinical decision-making.
ComboMap is a state-of-the-art PC-based system with an ...
Company:Volcano Therapeutics, Inc.
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...on the gonadal tissue . True hermaphroditism requires the presence of both ovarian ... Pseudo- hermaphroditism is ... conditions can produce ambiguous
genitalia and hermaphroditism : ... Hermaphroditism symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment information for ... This concept covers TRUE ...
...sexuality. Intimate parts ... (Redirected from ambiguous
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genitalia may be discovered during the first w...
... ... information about how amniocentesis is affected by obesity, ... What Conditions Amniocentesis Does Not Detect. Potential Sources of Error. ambiguous
Diagnoses ... Detailed information on amniocentesis , including the reasons and preparation for ... Amniocentesis is a procedure used to obtain...
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Male seahorses like big mates
...s. Male seahorses were highly active and showed a clear preference for larger partners. In contrast, females were significantly less active and showed ambiguous
The authors conclude: "The strong male preferences for large females demonstrated here suggest that sexual selection may act st...
Rice psychologist explores perception of fear in human sweat
...rom the "fearful sweat" when they were fitted with a piece of gauze under their nostrils. They then viewed images of faces that morphed from happy to ambiguous
to fearful. They were asked to indicate whether the face was happy or fearful by pressing buttons on a computer.
Exposure to the smell of fear bias...
Men are red, women are green, Brown researcher finds
...ing nothing more than the random shape and color patterns over the sexually ambiguous
face as a guide. Tarr describes the effect as a "superstitious hallucinatio...y its gender. That is particularly true when the shape of the given face is ambiguous
Another study found, for example, that observers are quite se...
Study looks at psychological impact of gene test for breast cancer
... but such testing comes with a psychological price. In the current issue of GIM, van Dijk et al. explore the psychological effect of discovering such ambiguous
and potentially disturbing results."
Protein marker for schizophrenia risk
...omplex psychiatric illness that affects about 1% of the population. Diagnosis currently relies on subjective clinical interviews and the assessment of ambiguous
symptoms, which frequently leads to delayed diagnosis and treatment. As such, biomarkers that would indicate schizophrenia risk or onset would be extr...
Breakthrough technology observes synapse in real time, supporting theory of vesicular recycling
... actually the correct one, but it's been tempting to think of the 'resealable spout' theory, because it seems so logical and because there's been some ambiguous
evidence that it might be true," says the study's co-author Dr. Timothy Ryan, professor of biochemistry at Weill Cornell Medical College.
Hearing changes how we perceive gender
...s only hinted at male and female characteristics, and by coupling them with ambiguous
faces, we were able to see how processing of various pitches affected visio...ale fundamental-frequency range, people were more likely to report that the ambiguous
face was that of a female. But when the same face was paired with a pure to...
Homeland Security awards 2 grants to Rutgers for nuclear threat detection
...gone medical tests or treatments, from readings caused by true threats. The second project aims to optimize the value of sensor information to clarify ambiguous
or deceptive readings. It will involve faculty from Rutgers SCILS and RUTCOR. Paul Kantor, a professor in SCILS and director of the Center for Interd...
Tassie tiger no match for dingo
...to eating relatively small prey while the dingo's stronger head and neck anatomy allowed it to subdue large prey as well.
Earlier studies had given ambiguous
results regarding the size of prey favoured by the thylacine, and had suggested that changes in mainland Aboriginal culture may have driven its extinc...
First orchid fossil puts showy blooms at some 80 million years old
...tion. Their pollen is dispersed only by animals, not wind, and disintegrates upon contact with the acid used to extract pollen from rocks.
fossil record has fed a longstanding debate over their age, with various scientists pegging the family at anywhere from 26 to 112 million years old. T...
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UN committee opposes human cloning
...e application of genetic engineering techniques that may be contrary to human dignity."
However, because it is a non-binding resolution loaded with ambiguous
language about what is being banned, the proposal is for practical purposes meaningless, according to University of Wisconsin-Madison law and medical ...
The end of technology history
...work, play, and shop?
Well, why not?
Yeah, I know. There's security, privacy, and the unwillingness of retailers to invest in new devices, and ambiguous
business models, and cost, and everything else. But we're not talking about technology anymore, are we? Funny thing about technology assimilation. It ...
Making deals with evolving technologies in mind
...e 1991 settlement agreement. Litigation resulted in the United Kingdom from ambiguous
language regarding evolving technology that, as evident by convincing argum...y
One drafting rule to take away from this case would be to avoid using ambiguous
phrases such as on or in connection with. This phrase created problems for ...
An Image-Based Assay of Endothelial Cell Tube Formation as a Model of Angiogenesis
...s. In the small molecule screening phase of drug discovery, animal experiments are low throughput and often technically too challenging, expensive and ambiguous
to be used. Scoring the degree of blood vessel formation using an unbiased microscope approach allows this assay to be used in secondary screening app...
Analysis of in vitro micronucleus assays using the IN Cell Analyzer 3000 Micronuclei Formation Analysis Module
...d form factor (nuclear symmetry) settings to segregate mono-nucleate and bi-nucleate cells. Use delta threshold settings if required to assign ambiguous
cells as unclassified.
4. Adjust threshold in the green (FITC) channel to identify cell boundaries.
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were sequenced on an Applera ABI PRISM 3100 capillary array sequencer,
and the resulting electropherograms were analyzed for ambiguous
within the first 600 bases to assess relative comparative read lengths.
Plasmid Yields a...
Analysis of Bacterial Assemblage Genetic Diversity in Environmental Samples Using the DCode System
...acteria and the large number
of species that may be encountered. The morphological and physiological
traits of most microbes are ambiguous
and provide few clues as to their
identity; nucleic acid sequence comparison is the most fundamental way
to classify microorgani...
Separation of 16S rRNA PCR Products From a Model Community Using Temporal Temperature Gradient Gel Electrophoresis, Rev A
be analyzed (100 or more). Restriction fragment pattern analysis is far
simpler; however with mixtures this method yields highly ambiguous
due to spurious matches. These ambiguities are prevented if the PCR products
are initially separated by using TTGE. This...
Detection of Variation in Highly Polymorphic Mhc Genes by Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis Using the DCode System
runs 160 fish per day on DGGE (8 gels) using two DCode systems (80 fish
each for daytime (A1 locus) and nighttime (A2locus) runs). ambiguous
scoring of shifting alleles necessitates the re-running of less than 2%
of all fish analyzed. This rapid rate of analysis of nuc...
Quality assurance of RNA derived from
laser microdissected tissue samples
obtained by the PALM MicroBeam System
using the RNA 6000 Pico LabChip kit.
very similar results in terms of
RNA yield and quality (average
yield: approx. 1600 pg; slightly
degraded RNA). In the case of MB
observed (average yield: approx.
730 pg; partially degraded RNA;
figure 3D). The 28 S band is
almost entirely missing, which
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...es, these elements of his thought are often hard for modern readers to reconcile with his overall scientific approach.
Darwin was contradictory and ambiguous
in his views on the ways in which his theories included particular social implications. He certainly agreed with views first expressed (and later retr...
See below for use of the term in plants .
Note: The term "hermaphrodite" has historically been used to describe people with ambiguous
genitalia or biological sex. The term intersexual to describe these people is now preferred, and the term "hermaphrodite" is deprecated, since herma...