Latest News

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Science

Channels:

Keywords:

Queen’s Researchers Develop Technology to Reduce Cost of Purifying Natural Gas

DrNataliaPlechkova_1.jpg

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have developed a cutting-edge method of reducing the carbon dioxide content of natural gas, a process of major economic and environmental importance in the oil and gas industry.

Medicine

Channels:

Many Dialysis Patients Are Unprepared for Natural Disasters

• Among patients scheduled to have dialysis during the landfall of Hurricane Sandy at clinics where electricity had been deprived, 26.3% missed dialysis sessions and 66.1% received dialysis at non-regular dialysis units. • The percentage of patients who carried their insurance information and detailed medication lists with them were 75.9% and 44.3%, respectively.

Medicine

Channels:

Tailored Mobile Health Technologies May Help Patients Take Their Medications Appropriately

• There was only a 5% error rate when patients with chronic kidney disease used mobile health technologies designed to help them use medications appropriately.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

EMBARGOED

A reporter's PressPass is required to access this story until the embargo expires on 29-Jul-2015 2:00 PM EDT

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

New Tool Uses ‘Drug Spillover’ to Match Cancer Patients with Treatments

Data.jpg

Article in journal Bioinformatics from University of Colorado Cancer Center describes a new tool that improves the ability to match drugs to disease: the Kinase Addiction Ranker (KAR) predicts what genetics are truly driving the cancer in any population of cells and chooses the best “kinase inhibitor” to silence these dangerous genetic causes of disease.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

EMBARGOED

A reporter's PressPass is required to access this story until the embargo expires on 3-Aug-2015 12:00 AM EDT

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

EMBARGOED

A reporter's PressPass is required to access this story until the embargo expires on 29-Jul-2015 2:00 PM EDT

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Non-surgical treatment for double chin available @UCSDHealth

arisa-ortiz.jpg

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

World’s First Bilateral Hand Transplant on a Child Performed at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

20150720_01_1.jpg

Surgeons at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) joined with colleagues from Penn Medicine recently to complete the world’s first bilateral hand transplant on a child. Earlier this month, the surgical team successfully transplanted donor hands and forearms onto eight-year-old Zion Harvey who, several years earlier, had undergone amputation of his hands and feet and a kidney transplant following a serious infection.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Expert Tips Help Minimize Risk of Concussions in Young Athletes