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Next generation of health care workers train through medical simulation

COLUMBIA, Mo. Soldiers and pilots use simulation training to learn accuracy, safety and confidence. Now, University of Missouri medical, nursing, health professions and University of Missouri- Kansas City pharmacy instructors are using medical simulation to train students to recognize safety ris...

Career Step Approved to Train Military Spouses with Department of Defense CAA Funds

Career Step has been approved by the Department of Defense to train military spouses under the department's recently expanded CAA education funding program. Provo, UT (PRWEB) May 19, 2009 -- Career Step , a leading online healthcare education company, has been approved...

Waters Corporation Announces U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Acquires Waters ACQUITY UPLC System to Train Forensic Chemists in Drug Screening and Profiling

MILFORD, Mass., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT ) announced today that the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (U.S. DEA) purchased a Waters(R) ACQUITY(R) UltraPerformance Liquid Chromatograph for the purpose of training new forensic chemists at the...

Pitt receives $2.8 million to train HIV/AIDS researchers in Mozambique, Brazil and India

PITTSBURGH, April 17 The University of Pittsburgh has received a five-year, $2.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health's Fogarty International Center to train researchers in regions of the world most hard-hit by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The grant, part of the center's AIDS Internatio...

National Center for Sports Safety Teams With Mississippi to Train State's High School Coaches

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Center for Sports Safety (NCSS) and the Mississippi High School Activities Association have finalized a partnership to educate Mississippi's high school and middle school coaches in the area of sports safety. The MHSAA executive committee...

UCSF-Tanzania get $7.5M from Gates Foundation for partnership to train African health workers

The University of California, San Francisco has received a $7.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to address the shortage of healthcare workers in Tanzania. The two-year grant will support a strategic collaboration between UCSF Global Health Sciences and the Muhimbili Universi...

Linkwell Corporation Selected to Train and License all Disinfectant and Pest Control Professionals in China and for the Beijing Olympics

SHANGHAI, China, April 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Linkwell Corporation (Linkwell) (OTC Bulletin Board: LWLL), a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of healthcare related disinfectants in China, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Shanghai LiKang Disinfection H...

Want docs to treat the underserved? Make sure they train at community health centers

University of Washington researchers have found that community health center-trained family physicians were more likely to work in underserved settings than their non-community health center-trained counterparts (64 percent versus 37 percent), based on a study published in the April issue of Famil...

VA to Train More Psychologists

Peake: Expansion Meets Current and Future Needs WASHINGTON, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To meet increased needs for mental health services for veterans, especially those returning from the Global War on Terror, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is expanding its training progra...

Cardica's C-Port Anastomosis Systems for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Procedures to be Used to Train Cardiothoracic Surgeons at Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) University

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC ) today announced that its innovative C-Port(R) Distal Anastomosis Systems will be used in two courses to train cardiothoracic surgeons at the 2008 STS University. In addition to the ...

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Researchers Train the Immune System to Deliver Virus That Destroys Cancer in Lab Models

Procedure also could prevent recurrence ROCHESTER, Minn., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An international team of researchers led by Mayo Clinic have designed a technique that uses the body's own cells and a virus to destroy cancer cells that spread from primary tumors to other parts o...

New Research Shows: Neurofeedback is an 'Evidence-Based' Treatment for ADHD

... NIJMEGEN, The Netherlands, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurofeedback - also called EEG Biofeedback - is a method used to train brain activity in order to normalize Brain function and treat psychiatric disorders. This treatment method has gained interest over the last 10 years,...

Study Confirms Effectiveness of Innovative Prism Glasses For Hemianopia Patients

...y make the perceptual adjustment. Based on these results, Dr. Peli and his team plan to conduct future research that will examine the best way to train patients to reprogram their brains to perceive direction automatically. The research team consisted of Mr. Robert Giorgi and Drs. Russell Woods ...

One Call Now Offers Notification Service at NO CHARGE for Governments, Schools, Businesses, Religious Organizations and Others in Response to Swine Flu Outbreak

... "The company can have most new clients ready to send their first test message in a matter of hours, and our 24/7 support team is always ready to train and assist with fast, professional implementation. This includes scripts issued to all clients to be used to inform and help keep every family safer f...

NHS National Innovation Centre Cites VNUS Closure(R) Procedure as Select Innovative Technology

...VNUS Medical Technologies, Inc. "With the support of the NHS, Charing Cross NHS Hospital in London and Ian Franklin, we are continuing our programs to train more surgeons in the VNUS Closure procedure so that more UK patients can benefit from this proven technology." Additional information about the V...

ACRO Comments on NEJM Article on Globalization of Clinical Research

...w them to engage more fully in multinational clinical research at a leadership level." ACRO members invest millions of dollars annually to recruit and train high-quality investigators in more than 60 countries. A well-trained, global investigator network is in the best interest of all participants in the d...

Global Health Research Foundation Awarded $25,000 Grant From Westly Foundation to Study Asthma in California's Central Valley

...asthma," explained Dr. Erica Weirich, director of GHRF. The Westly Foundation grant will also fund "promotores," or community health workers, who will train and support patients identified as at-risk. Over time, these steps should significantly reduce costs while improving patient health. Solutions ...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals Completes Enrollment in First Stage of the Altropane(R) POET-2 Phase III Program

...he program was to acquire the set of Altropane images which will be used to train expert readers for the Phase III registration portion of the program. The ...y was designed to acquire the set of ALTROPANE images which will be used to train the expert nuclear medicine readers. The second stage of the planned POET-...

American Heart Association Journal Report: Surgical Residents Perform Heart Surgery as Effectively as Staff Surgeons

...ning of surgical residents, especially for the benefit of future generations of heart surgery patients. "The important message is that it is safe to train residents if they are appropriately supervised," Baskett said. "It is not only safe, even with complex procedures, but it is very important. That shou...

NIH Funds New Wellstone Research Center for Muscular Dystrophy at Boston Biomedical Research Institute

...e resources critically needed to develop and test new drug and cell-based therapeutics. A key component of the Wellstone Center will be to educate and train the next generation of research and clinical scientists in an outstanding environment for muscle disease research. Like the five other Wellstone cen...
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Assay BluePrint

Description:...nterest, the customer simply provides the samples and the target SNP(s) sequence and we will provide a protocol and a Field Applications Specialist to train and help optimize the test in the laboratory. This will help reduce labor costs and time in the lab. Along with this service, access to a web-ba...
Company:Nanogen, Inc.

ERIS™ Clarity™ Urodynamic System

Description:...em the way you do. Stop referring out. The Eris Clarity System is inexpensive and simple enough to be operated by your present office personnel. (Well train them.) Be assured that its ease-of-use does not come at the cost of accuracy. The Clarity System features advanced technology from Eris, the group tha...
Company:SRS Medical

MagPro

Description:... or biphasic waveform and coil-current direction. MagPro is equipped with a built-in trigger source, offering a selection of train durations from 0.2 to 10 seconds with repetition rates ranging from 5 to 30 pulses per second. The built-in source enables fast and easy set-up and th...
Company:Medtronic Neurological and Spinal

Cascade

Description:... The Cadwell Cascade is a powerful, multi-modality system capable of performing EP (including BAEP, VEP, SEP), free-run EMG, stimulated EMG, EEG, and train of four testing tests simultaneously. The Cascade was designed with portability as a priority. The base weighs only 4.25 lbs. A complete system with l...
Company:Cadwell Laboratories, Inc.

Innervator NS242

Description:...rent Conventional Peripheral Nerve Stimulator only. It uses conventional stimulation patterns only to monitor neuromuscular blocks i.e. Single Twitch, train of Four and Tetanus....
Company:Fisher & Paykel Healthcare

Innervator NS252

Description:...Innervator252 is a fully featured programmable peripheral nerve stimulator offering just not the conventional stimulation patterns i.e. Single Twitch, train of Four, or Tetanus, but also has available Post Tetanic Count and Double Burst Stimulation. The constant current NS232, NS252, NS272 PNS are the ...
Company:Fisher & Paykel Healthcare

Tumbling E Pad(100 sheets) BCE

Description:... Printed with large 20/200 E on one side and a series of five 20/20 tumbling Es on the other- calibrated to a 20 ft. distance. May be used to test and train peripheral awareness....
Company:Bernell

VITROS 350 Chemistry System

Features:... Easy to train and cross train operators Walk-away operation Quality control procedures are required...
Company:Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics

MICROSTIM PLUS Nerve Stimulator

Features:...Double Burst: 2 60-ms bursts of 50 Hz separately by .75 s Twitch: 1 s (1 pulse/s) Tetanus: 50 Hz (50 pulses/s) or 100 Hz (100 pulses/s) Built-in train of Four: Single (4 pulses/2 s) Output current: Adjustable 0-70 mA Stimulus Pulse: Square Wave Monophasic pulses (200-s duration) Indicators: Bat...
Company:Sun Med

Micro Stim Nerve Stimulator

Features:... Variable Output: 0-70 mA Switch Functions: Twitch: 1 pulse per second; Tetanus: 100 Hz; Built-in train of Four: 4 pulses per 2 seconds; Stand-by Position: low battery drain Pulse Indicator Light: Flashes red when battery needs to be replaced Standar...
Company:Sun Med

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Caltech researchers train computers to analyze fruit-fly behavior

PASADENA, Calif.--Scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have trained computers to automatically analyze aggression and courtship in fruit flies, opening the way for researchers to perform large-scale, high-throughput screens for genes that control these innate behaviors. T...

Sweets make young horses harder to train in Montana State study

BOZEMAN, Mont. -- Young horses may be easier to train if they temporarily lay off the sweets, says a Montana State University study where two-year-olds wore pedometers, wrist watches and Ace bandages. A commercial mixture of corn, oats, barley and molasses -- sometimes called "sweet grain" or "...

More than half of Texas physicians do not always recommend HPV vaccine to girls

...ntative of physicians across the country. Nationally, vaccine rates for 11- to 12-year-old girls are between 6 percent and 25 percent. "Physicians train all across the country using more or less the same curriculum, so as a group they tend to be fairly homogenous in their beliefs," said Kahn. Sally...

DNA computation gets logical at the Weizmann Institute of Science

...ished online today in Nature Nanotechnology , have devised an advanced program for biomolecular computers that enables them to 'think' logically. The train of deduction used by this futuristic device is remarkably familiar. It was first proposed by Aristotle over 2000 years ago as a simple ifthen proposit...

Jet-propelled imaging for an ultrafast light source

...mental physics at Cambridge University, discovered that a smooth, cylindrical jet of liquid emerging from an orifice spontaneously breaks up to form a train of spherical droplets. In the late 1990s, physicist Alfonso Gan-Calvo of the University of Seville found a way to surround the streaming liquid with p...

Knee injuries may start with strain on the brain, not the muscles

...cenarios, thus teaching rapid decision making. It might also be possible to train "hard wired" spinal control mechanisms to combat fatigue fallout. In a ... in random sports settings. "If you expose them to more scenarios, and train the brain to respond more rapidly, you can decrease the likelihood of a dan...

$20 million NIH grant to transform clinical research at UIC

...d translational technologies and resources. The center includes educational programs for pre- and postdoctoral trainees and faculty researchers to train the next generation of translational researchers. Some projects already funded by the center include developing a collaborative research program in...

$29.4 million grant establishes CTSI at NYU in partnership with Health and Hospitals Corporation

...cal & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) in partnership with the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC). The funding is designed to train medical researchers, more rapidly advance science from the lab to the patient to the community and to allow researchers to explore mechanisms of healt...

Clinical trial shows quadriplegics can operate powered wheelchair with tongue drive system

...e Tongue Drive system can potentially capture a large number of tongue movements, each of which can represent a different user command. The ability to train the system with as many commands as an individual can comfortably remember and having all of the commands available to the user at the same time are s...

Computers aid in cracking deception in plants

...tudents, which may encourage them to consider careers in either the biological or computer sciences. "This project provides a great environment to train students to think across disciplines," Korkin said. "Students from the life sciences will be working closely with students from computer science, and ...

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ORBIS and Alcon Train China's Next Generation of Sight-Savers

Flying Eye Hospital Program to Train Ophthalmology Residents and Biomedical Engineers NEW YORK, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ORBIS International's flagship Flying Eye Hospital has arrived in Harbin, China with its global team of volunteer eye care specialists ...

Deloitte Chairman of the Board Sharon L. Allen Named Chairman of the American Friends of the Phelophepa Train

The AFPT organization is devoted to improving healthcare in rural South Africa for the welfare of its people NEW YORK, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharon L. Allen, Chairman of the Board, Deloitte & Touche USA LLP, has been named Chairman of the Board of the American Friends of the...

Wisconsin to train tech-savvy paper industry with share of $5 million grant

Mid-State Technical College , headquartered in Wisconsin Rapids, will lead an interstate effort to train workers in the paper and pulp industries, Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle has announced. The college will share a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation, some of which will f...

Winslow Sargeant: Stepping onto the train called Wisconsin - Part 1

Winslow Sargeant In 1975, I was a sophomore at Nauset Regional High School in Eastham, Massachusetts, an all-white school one mile from a beautiful north Atlantic beach. Winslow Sargeant, the keynote speaker at last week's Early Stage Symposium at Madison's Monona Terrace, was twelve, living...

Winslow Sargeant: Stepping onto the train called Wisconsin - Part 2

This is Part 2 of a two part interview. Read Part 1 . Winslow Sargeants combination of academic, commercial and government experience gives him rare insight into the world of entrepreneurship and risk. His memories of growing up in Dorchester remind him that to succeed at anything, tenacity is e...

RadMD First to Offer CME-Certified Education and Training For Medical Imaging in Clinical Trials

...ourses on the use of medical imaging in trials, including specific evaluation methods. Customized modules for specific trials can also be developed to train pharmaceutical personnel, on-site investigators and blinded readers. For more information, visit www.rad-md.net/info or call 267-247-5544 ext. ...

NeoStem Signs Agreement with Shanghai Corporation to Develop A Stem Cell Collection and Treatment Network in Shanghai, Taiwan and Other Targeted China Provinces

...stem cell technologies identified by NeoStem from time to time to provide adult stem cell services and therapies in the Asian territory. NeoStem will train Enhance BioMedical staff in the proprietary knowledge, technology and operating procedures to provide Enhance clients with these services. In return, ...

Platoon Fitness Announces Platoon University

...tudying every fitness concept there is. We have taken the best of everything out there and created the Platoon Fitness Training System. At Platoon, we train the body the way it was designed to perform and function in real life. http://platoonfitness.com ...

Brain research shows past experience is invaluable for complex decision making

...hat we don't just get better at the task of picking out a familiar face amongst a crowd, for example. Our results tell us that previous experience can train circuits in our brains to recognise perceived categories rather than simply the physical similarity between visual patterns," said Dr Kourtzi. "Based ...

NeoStem Obtains Exclusive License to Innovative Stem Cell Procedure Treating Musculoskeletal Diseases

... continue to assist NeoStem in using mesenchymal stem cell isolation and transplantation methods abroad in the lab and clinical setting. He will also train NeoStem personnel in Colorado in mesenchymal stem cell isolation, preparation and transplantation methods. "We are very pleased to obtain the ex...

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Artificial life

...ly right up to his death, and considered it his most important work. Homer Jacobsen illustrated basic self-replication in the 1950s with a model train set -- a seed "organism" consisting of a "head" and "tail" boxcar could use the simple rules of the system to consistently create new "organisms" iden...

Mitosis

...energy from ATP molecules to move a chromatid along a microtubule, like a train on a train track. Two kinetochores form on each chromosome - one for each chromatid. ...

Synapse

...sity of re-uptake and the phenomenon of desensitization in receptors and ion channels means that the strength of a synapse may in effect diminish as a train of action potentials arrive in rapid succession--a phenomenon that gives rise to the so-called frequency dependence of synapses. The nervous system ...

Mitosis

...energy from ATP molecules to move a chromatid along a microtubule, like a train on a train track. Two kinetochores form on each chromosome - one for each chromatid. ...
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