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ICU Management

NICIS-Neurosciences in Intensive Care International Symposium 2017

2016 02 Nov

The vision of  “Neurosciences in Intensive Care International Symposium” (NICIS)is to accelerate transformative advances in the care and science of patients with critical illness and neurological injury. NICIS brings together clinicians and scientistswho have a common aspiration to translate discoveries in the neurosciences into better patient-centered... Read more

Executive Health Management

Few Young Doctors Are Training To Care For U.S. Elderly

2016 19 Jul

A report in Kaiser Health News has highlighted the serious lack of physicians available to tend to the growing population of elderly in the U.S. saying the problem is going to get worse in the future.Dr Todd Goldberg is one of 36 geriatricians in the state of West Virginia which has the third oldest population in America after Main and Florida.Goldberg... Read more

Executive Health Management

Building the Future of Health

2016 08 Jan

Building the Future of Health is a large international conference that will take place in June 2016 in Groningen, the Netherlands. It marks a fundamental change in how we think about our built environment, public health and our healthcare system. Read more

Health Management

The Older Patient: Ehealth and Mhealth Approach in Today's Context of Demographic Ageing

2016 05 Jan

Background The demographic trends projected over the long term reveal that Europe is ‘turning increasingly grey’ in the coming decades. By 2025 more than 20 percent of Europeans will be 65 or over, with a particularly rapid increase in the number of over 80s. This ageing trend will continue, and it is expected that by 2060 more than 30 percent will... Read more

Health Management

Volume 15 - Issue 4, 2015

2015 30 Dec

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IT Management

The Future is Coming: Drones and Healthcare

2015 13 Dec

A University of Illinois researcher has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create drones that could perform small household chores, like retrieving a bottle of medicine from another room. This kind of innovation becomes more important given rapid growth in the elderly population especially in the developed world.The... Read more

IT Management

Video Games Can Improve Memory

2015 10 Dec

Playing 3D video games can enhance the formation of memories, according to a new study from University of California, Irvine. This finding published in The Journal of Neuroscience shows the potential for novel virtual approaches to helping people whose memory wanes as they grow older.For this study, Craig Stark and Dane Clemenson of UCI’s Center for... Read more

IMAGING Management

RSNA15: Study Shows Link Between Early-Stage Brain and Heart Disease

2015 03 Dec

Researchers in the Netherlands studying thousands of healthy adults have found a connection between very early stages of brain and heart disease, according to a study presented on Wednesday, 2 December, at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America. The finding provides more insight into the heart-brain connection, which is important... Read more

Cardiology Management

Findings Identify Age-Related Cause of Arterial Dysfunction

2015 13 Sep

Cardiovascular disease continues to remain the leading cause of death worldwide. The world's elderly population is expected to double by 2050 and it is now becoming increasingly important to understand how ageing affects the body. Researchers from the University of Missouri have identified an age-related cause of arterial dysfunction that could lead... Read more

IMAGING Management

Cell Density Unchanged as Brain Shrinks With Age

2015 16 Jun

Using a powerful 9.4-Tesla MRI — the first of its kind for human imaging — researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have obtained the most detailed MRI images of the brain so far to show that while the brain shrinks with age, brain cell density remains constant. The findings are reported in the journal NMR in Biomedicine.The 9.4-Tesla images... Read more


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