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Detailed analysis of drugs, alcohol & crimes across a city could help target prevention, study finds
As cities across America work to reduce violence in tight budget times, new research shows how they might be able to target their efforts and police attention – with the help of high-powered computers and ...
Health Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a world of increasing global connections, predicting the spread of infectious diseases is more complicated than ever. Pandemics no longer follow the patterns they did centuries ago, when diseases swept through populations ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
"Sit up straight in your chair!" That command given by countless parents to their children may one day be delivered by vehicle designers to a robot that is actually a computerized model of a long-distance ...
Cancer Feb 11, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Rice scientists simulate "robot" cells to study the development of microvascular systems in the brain. The goal is to find a way to direct the development of vessels that feed oxygen-starved cells in stroke ...
Medical research Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The critical question shortly after a brain cancer patient starts treatment: how well is it working? But there hasn't been a good way to gauge that.
Cancer Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A virtual heart, developed at The University of Manchester, is revealing new information about one of the world's most common heart conditions.
Cardiology Jan 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Accidents or operations are often followed by long periods of rehabilitation treatment. In future, a new technology will allow patients to do physiotherapy exercises at home, while still making sure that ...
Health Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
With 41 states having reported widespread and severe outbreaks of flu this season, timely new research sheds light on why less than half of the American population has gotten a flu shot.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute's cancer genome project have developed a computer model to identify the fingerprints of DNA-damaging processes that drive cancer development. ...
Genetics Jan 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Influenza virus: Being the most beneficial mutation is no guarantee of long-term genetic success, research finds
(Medical Xpress)—Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute scientists have used computer modelling to understand why some mutations in a virus gene rise to dominance and become 'fixed' in the genome of the virus, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 03, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Sunny with a chance of flu? That's what some health scientists are thinking, as they study the weather for clues about how to predict disease outbreaks.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Computer simulations of blood flow through mechanical heart valves could pave the way for more individualized prosthetic
Every year, over 300,000 heart valve replacement operations are performed worldwide. Diseased valves are often replaced with mechanical heart valves (MHVs), which cannot yet be designed to suit each patient's ...
Cardiology Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Global travel and climate warming could be creating the right conditions for outbreaks of a new virus in this country, according to a new Cornell University computer model.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Predicting risk of arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death: Virtual hearts help understand real-world patients
A computer model of the heart wall predicted risk of irregular heart rhythms and sudden cardiac death in patients, paving the way for the use of more complex cardiac models to calculate the consequences of ...
Cardiology Dec 13, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Virginia have developed a new model of how the heart reacts to stresses such as high blood pressure, shedding light on a common cause of heart failure and facilitating the ...
Medical research Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |