technology

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Summary: The application of scientific knowledge to practical purposes in any field. It includes methods, techniques, and instrumentation.

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  1. ncbi Blending problem-based learning with Web technology positively impacts student learning outcomes in acid-base physiology
    Suncana Kukolja Taradi
    Department of Physiology and Immunology, University of Zagreb Medical School, Zagreb, Croatia
    Adv Physiol Educ 29:35-9. 2005
  2. pmc A general framework for analysing diversity in science, technology and society
    Andy Stirling
    SPRU Science and Technology Policy Research, Freeman Centre, University of Sussex, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 9QE, UK
    J R Soc Interface 4:707-19. 2007
  3. doi An early and enduring advanced technology originating 71,000 years ago in South Africa
    Kyle S Brown
    Department of Archaeology, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch 7701, South Africa
    Nature 491:590-3. 2012
  4. doi Science and technology for water purification in the coming decades
    Mark A Shannon
    NSF STC WaterCAMPWS, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Nature 452:301-10. 2008
  5. pmc The implications of megatrends in information and communication technology and transportation for changes in global physical activity
    Michael Pratt
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Lancet 380:282-93. 2012
  6. doi Detection of falls using accelerometers and mobile phone technology
    Raymond Y W Lee
    Roehampton University Life Sciences, London, UK
    Age Ageing 40:690-6. 2011
  7. ncbi Understanding technology adoption in clinical care: clinician adoption behavior of a point-of-care reminder system
    Kai Zheng
    H John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 3890, USA
    Int J Med Inform 74:535-43. 2005
  8. ncbi Older adults' motivated choice for technological innovation: evidence for benefit-driven selectivity
    Anne Sophie Melenhorst
    Department of Technology Management, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Eindhoven, Netherlands
    Psychol Aging 21:190-5. 2006
  9. ncbi Molecular imprinting science and technology: a survey of the literature for the years up to and including 2003
    Cameron Alexander
    The School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
    J Mol Recognit 19:106-80. 2006
  10. ncbi Exposure to indoor air pollution from household energy use in rural China: the interactions of technology, behavior, and knowledge in health risk management
    Yinlong Jin
    Institute for Environmental Health and Related Product Safety, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Beijing, PR China
    Soc Sci Med 62:3161-76. 2006

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  1. ncbi Blending problem-based learning with Web technology positively impacts student learning outcomes in acid-base physiology
    Suncana Kukolja Taradi
    Department of Physiology and Immunology, University of Zagreb Medical School, Zagreb, Croatia
    Adv Physiol Educ 29:35-9. 2005
    ..Thus student progress in the blended WBL-PBL collaborative environment was positively affected by the use of technology.
  2. pmc A general framework for analysing diversity in science, technology and society
    Andy Stirling
    SPRU Science and Technology Policy Research, Freeman Centre, University of Sussex, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 9QE, UK
    J R Soc Interface 4:707-19. 2007
    This paper addresses the scope for more integrated general analysis of diversity in science, technology and society. It proposes a framework recognizing three necessary but individually insufficient properties of diversity...
  3. doi An early and enduring advanced technology originating 71,000 years ago in South Africa
    Kyle S Brown
    Department of Archaeology, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch 7701, South Africa
    Nature 491:590-3. 2012
    ..Here we describe a previously unrecognized advanced stone tool technology from Pinnacle Point Site 5-6 on the south coast of South Africa, originating approximately 71,000 years ago...
  4. doi Science and technology for water purification in the coming decades
    Mark A Shannon
    NSF STC WaterCAMPWS, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Nature 452:301-10. 2008
    ..Here we highlight some of the science and technology being developed to improve the disinfection and decontamination of water, as well as efforts to increase water ..
  5. pmc The implications of megatrends in information and communication technology and transportation for changes in global physical activity
    Michael Pratt
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Lancet 380:282-93. 2012
    ..activity interventions and a simulation model to examine how megatrends in information and communication technology and transportation directly and indirectly affect levels of physical activity across countries of low, middle, ..
  6. doi Detection of falls using accelerometers and mobile phone technology
    Raymond Y W Lee
    Roehampton University Life Sciences, London, UK
    Age Ageing 40:690-6. 2011
    to study the sensitivity and specificity of fall detection using mobile phone technology.
  7. ncbi Understanding technology adoption in clinical care: clinician adoption behavior of a point-of-care reminder system
    Kai Zheng
    H John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 3890, USA
    Int J Med Inform 74:535-43. 2005
    ..Moreover, such studies when performed tend not to identify distinct user groups, nor to classify user feedback...
  8. ncbi Older adults' motivated choice for technological innovation: evidence for benefit-driven selectivity
    Anne Sophie Melenhorst
    Department of Technology Management, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Eindhoven, Netherlands
    Psychol Aging 21:190-5. 2006
    ..The results show older adults' benefit-driven approach to new communication technology. Regardless of whether their decision about the new technology was positive or negative and irrespective of ..
  9. ncbi Molecular imprinting science and technology: a survey of the literature for the years up to and including 2003
    Cameron Alexander
    The School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
    J Mol Recognit 19:106-80. 2006
    ..and monographs have herein been collected to document the development of molecular imprinting science and technology from the serendipitous discovery of Polyakov in 1931 to recent attempts to implement and understand the ..
  10. ncbi Exposure to indoor air pollution from household energy use in rural China: the interactions of technology, behavior, and knowledge in health risk management
    Yinlong Jin
    Institute for Environmental Health and Related Product Safety, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Beijing, PR China
    Soc Sci Med 62:3161-76. 2006
    ..Much of the initial research on household energy technology overlooked the complex interactions of technological, behavioral, economic, and infrastructural factors that ..
  11. ncbi Analysing the hindrance to the use of information and technology for improving efficiency of health care delivery system in Tanzania
    H C Kimaro
    University of Dar es Salaam, Department of Computer Science, Tanzania
    Tanzan Health Res Bull 7:189-97. 2005
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  12. doi A pilot study of how information and communication technology may contribute to health promotion among elderly spousal carers in Norway
    Steffen Torp
    Centre for Health Promotion in Settings, Faculty of Health Sciences, Vestfold University College, Tønsberg, Norway
    Health Soc Care Community 16:75-85. 2008
    ..objective of this pilot Norwegian intervention study was to explore whether use of information and communication technology (ICT) by informal carers of frail elderly people living at home would enable them to gain more knowledge about ..
  13. doi A novel solid phase technology for high-throughput gene synthesis
    Jan Van den Brulle
    Sloning BioTechnology GmbH, Zeppelinstrasse 4, Puchheim, Germany
    Biotechniques 45:340-3. 2008
  14. doi The role of terrestriality in promoting primate technology
    Ellen J M Meulman
    Anthropological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich
    Evol Anthropol 21:58-68. 2012
    Complex technology" has often been considered a hallmark of human evolution. However, recent findings show that wild monkeys are also capable of habitual tool use...
  15. doi When the user is not the chooser: learning from stakeholder involvement in technology adoption decisions in infection control
    R Ahmad
    National Centre for Infection Prevention and Management, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, UK
    J Hosp Infect 81:163-8. 2012
    ..Although evidence-based innovations exist for helping to address healthcare-associated infections, the uptake and implementation of these is highly variable and in some cases very slow...
  16. pmc Integrating technology into standard weight loss treatment: a randomized controlled trial
    Bonnie Spring
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 680 N Lake Shore Dr, Ste 1220, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:105-11. 2013
    A challenge in intensive obesity treatment is making care scalable. Little is known about whether the outcome of physician-directed weight loss treatment can be improved by adding mobile technology.
  17. pmc Young men's attitudes and behaviour in relation to mental health and technology: implications for the development of online mental health services
    Louise A Ellis
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, 94 Mallett Street, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 13:119. 2013
    This mixed-methods study was designed to explore young Australian men's attitudes and behaviour in relation to mental health and technology use to inform the development of online mental health services for young men.
  18. doi A brief summary of carbon nanotubes science and technology: a health and safety perspective
    Peter Wick
    Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Material Testing and Research Materials, St Gallen, Switzerland
    ChemSusChem 4:905-11. 2011
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  19. doi Evaluation of carcinogenic hazard of diesel engine exhaust needs to consider revolutionary changes in diesel technology
    Roger O McClellan
    Toxicology and Risk Analysis, 13701 Quaking Aspen Place NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111, USA
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 63:225-58. 2012
    ..exhaust arose in the mid-1900s and stimulated development of emissions regulations and research to improve the technology and characterize potential health hazards...
  20. ncbi The Human Proteome Organization Plasma Proteome Project pilot phase: reference specimens, technology platform comparisons, and standardized data submissions and analyses
    Gilbert S Omenn
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 0656, USA
    Proteomics 4:1235-40. 2004
    ..Organization Plasma Proteome Project pilot phase aims to (1) compare the advantages and limitations of many technology platforms; (2) contrast reference specimens of human plasma (ethylenediaminetetra acetic acid, heparin, citrate-..
  21. doi Costs and benefits of health information technology: new trends from the literature
    Caroline Lubick Goldzweig
    Veterans Affairs VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System in California, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w282-93. 2009
    To understand what is new in health information technology (IT), we updated a systematic review of health IT with studies published during 2004-2007. From 4,683 titles, 179 met inclusion criteria...
  22. ncbi Digital childhood: electronic media and technology use among infants, toddlers, and preschoolers
    Elizabeth A Vandewater
    Population Research Center, University of Texas, 1 University Station, G1800, Austin, TX 78712 0544, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e1006-15. 2007
    ....
  23. ncbi The Brazilian investment in science and technology
    R Pinheiro-Machado
    Laboratório de Artrópodes Hematófagos, Departamento de Bioquimica Medica, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 21941 590 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Braz J Med Biol Res 34:1521-30. 2001
    An analysis of Brazilian federal expenditures in science and technology is presented is this study...
  24. ncbi Innovative use of virtual reality technology in the treatment of PTSD in the aftermath of September 11
    JoAnn Difede
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1083-5. 2002
  25. ncbi Influence of new educational technology on problem-based learning at Harvard Medical School
    B Price Kerfoot
    Boston Veterans Administration Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Educ 39:380-7. 2005
    ..This study examines how the introduction of this educational technology impacted on the problem-based learning tutorials.
  26. pmc Factors predicting the use of technology: findings from the Center for Research and Education on Aging and Technology Enhancement (CREATE)
    Sara J Czaja
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Psychol Aging 21:333-52. 2006
    The successful adoption of technology is becoming increasingly important to functional independence...
  27. pmc Nanoregulation: a recent scare involving nanotech products reveals that the technology is not yet properly regulated
    Howard Wolinsky
    EMBO Rep 7:858-61. 2006
  28. ncbi Review of the application of RNA interference technology in the pharmaceutical industry
    Henny M Martineau
    Scottish Agricultural College, Allan Watt Building, Bush Estate, Penicuik, EH26 0QE, United Kingdom
    Toxicol Pathol 35:327-36. 2007
    ..The potential of the technology in understanding physiological and pathological processes is significant, while its development as a therapeutic ..
  29. ncbi Novel electrode structures for large scale dielectrophoretic separations based on textile technology
    Zurina Z Abidin
    School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, The University of Manchester, Sackville Street, P O Box 88, Manchester M60 1QD, UK
    J Biotechnol 130:183-7. 2007
    ..However, some loss occurred due to sedimentation. Also, the chamber was able to separate dead and live yeast cells at 30 Vpk-pk, 2 MHz, with some cell loss due to sedimentation...
  30. ncbi Controlled patterning of peptide nanotubes and nanospheres using inkjet printing technology
    Lihi Adler-Abramovich
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, George S Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    J Pept Sci 14:217-23. 2008
    ..Here we report the use of inkjet technology for the application of peptide nanostructures on nonbiological surfaces...
  31. doi Structure alerts for carcinogenicity, and the Salmonella assay system: a novel insight through the chemical relational databases technology
    Romualdo Benigni
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Environment and Health Department, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Mutat Res 659:248-61. 2008
    ....
  32. doi The acceptability of home monitoring technology among community-dwelling older adults and baby boomers
    Alex Mihailidis
    Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Assist Technol 20:1-12. 2008
    ..the willingness of two generational cohorts (current baby boomers and older adults) to accept home monitoring technology. Thirty individuals (15 baby boomers and 15 older adults) of both genders and living in the community ..
  33. doi Evaluating health information technology: provider satisfaction with an HIV-specific, electronic clinical management and reporting system
    Manya Magnus
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, George Washington University, 2300 Eye Street, Ross Hall 120b, Washington, D C 20037, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:85-91. 2009
    Health information technology (HIT) offers the potential to improve care for persons living with HIV. Provider satisfaction with HIT is essential to realize benefits, yet its evaluation presents challenges...
  34. doi [Information and communication technology interventions supporting carers of people with Alzheimer's disease: a literature review]
    Ya Huei Wu
    Service de Gérontologie 2, Hopital Broca, Paris
    Psychol Neuropsychiatr Vieil 7:185-92. 2009
    ..Finally, before implementation of this kind of technologies, it is necessary to test learnability, adaptability and acceptability. Usability of a technology is a key factor for its adoption and efficacy.
  35. doi The evolution and cultural transmission of percussive technology: integrating evidence from palaeoanthropology and primatology
    Andrew Whiten
    Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution, Scottish Primate Research Group, School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, KY16 9JU, UK
    J Hum Evol 57:420-35. 2009
    ..from palaeoanthropology and primatology to better understand the origins of Plio-Pleistocene percussive technology. Accumulated palaeoanthropological discoveries now document the Oldowan Complex as the dominant stone tool ..
  36. doi The metabolic syndrome: a modern plague spread by modern technology
    Aaron Spalding
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Norton Cancer Institute, Louisville, KY, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 11:755-60. 2009
    ..Because the metabolic syndrome becomes more common as nations develop, investigations into the ramifications of this disease often come too late...
  37. ncbi Liberating the wanderers: using technology to unlock doors for those living with dementia
    Johanna M Wigg
    Sociol Health Illn 32:288-303. 2010
    ..Drawing on data collected in two long-term care settings, I examine how different forms of technology (e.g. and motion detectors) are used to monitor wanderers in the context of managing risk...
  38. doi How do stone knappers predict and control the outcome of flaking? Implications for understanding early stone tool technology
    Tetsushi Nonaka
    Groupe de recherche Apprentissage et Contexte, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, 54 Bd Raspail, 75006 Paris, France
    J Hum Evol 59:155-67. 2010
    ....
  39. doi Connecting the dots: role of standardization and technology sharing in biological simulation
    Samik Ghosh
    The Systems Biology Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Drug Discov Today 15:1024-31. 2010
    ....
  40. doi The use of technology to enhance zoological parks
    Andrea W Clay
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 30332, USA
    Zoo Biol 30:487-97. 2011
    b>Technology can be used in a zoological setting to improve visitor experience, increase research opportunities, and enhance animal welfare...
  41. doi STEMing the tide: using ingroup experts to inoculate women's self-concept in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
    Jane G Stout
    Department of Psychology, 135 Hicks Way, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 100:255-70. 2011
    ..with same-sex experts (advanced peers, professionals, professors) in academic environments involving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) enhances women's self-concept in STEM, attitudes toward STEM, and ..
  42. pmc Assessing the impacts of local knowledge and technology on climate change vulnerability in remote communities
    Christopher Bone
    Resilience and Adaptive Management Group, University of Alaska Anchorage, 3101 Science Circle, Anchorage, AK 99508, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:733-61. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to simulate by way of agent-based modeling the tensions between technology-induced distancing and local knowledge that are exerted on community vulnerability to climate change...
  43. pmc Stem cell technology for neurodegenerative diseases
    J Simon Lunn
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2200, USA
    Ann Neurol 70:353-61. 2011
    ..With a greater understanding of the capacity of stem cell technologies, there is growing public hope that stem cell therapies will continue to progress into realistic and efficacious treatments for neurodegenerative diseases...
  44. pmc The contribution of home-based technology to older people's quality of life in extra care housing
    Hossein Matlabi
    The Medical Education Research Centre, R and D Campus, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Daneshgah Ave, Tabriz, P C 5165665811, Iran
    BMC Geriatr 11:68. 2011
    ..In the face of diminishing personal capacities, the use of appropriate home-based technology (HBT) devices could potentially meet a wide range of needs and consequently improve many aspects of older people'..
  45. doi Positive technology: using interactive technologies to promote positive functioning
    Giuseppe Riva
    Applied Technology for Neuro Psychology Lab, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw 15:69-77. 2012
    It is generally assumed that technology assists individuals in improving the quality of their lives. However, the impact of new technologies and media on well-being and positive functioning is still somewhat controversial...
  46. doi Social organization and the evolution of cumulative technology in apes and hominins
    Gauri R Pradhan
    Anthropological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Hum Evol 63:180-90. 2012
    ..supported accumulation (or ratcheting) of technological complexity is widely seen as characterizing hominin technology relative to that of the extant great apes, and thus as representing a threshold in cultural evolution...
  47. doi New technology in dietary assessment: a review of digital methods in improving food record accuracy
    Phyllis J Stumbo
    Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences, University of Iowa, 1700 First Avenue Suite 17, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Proc Nutr Soc 72:70-6. 2013
    ..Emerging innovations involve camera and mobile telephone technology to capture food and meal images...
  48. doi The fragmented character of Middle Palaeolithic stone tool technology
    Alain Turq
    Musée National de Préhistoire, UMR 5199 Pacea Université de Bordeaux I, 1 Rue du Musée, Les Eyzies de Tayac Sireuil, France Electronic address
    J Hum Evol 65:641-55. 2013
    ..the retrieved assemblages have yielded new, high-resolution data on the mobile aspects of Neandertal stone tool technology. In this paper, we integrate lithic technology and raw material data from recent studies of Middle Palaeolithic ..
  49. ncbi [Reduction of technology fears in psychosomatic rehabilitation--concepts and results based on a computer training for older employees]
    M E Beutel
    Klinik für Psychosomatik und Psychotherapie, Justus Liebig Universitat Giessen, Ludwigstr 76, 35392, Giessen, Germany
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 37:221-30. 2004
    ..was based on a pilot study showing a high degree of stresses associated with the introduction of computer technology at the workplace in this age group (50-59 years)...
  50. ncbi "15 Minutes Of Fame": exploring the temporal dimension of middle pleistocene lithic technology
    J Hallos
    British Academy Centenary Research Project, Lucy to Language Archaeology of the Social Brain, Department of Archaeology, Hartley Building, University of Liverpool, P O Box 147, Liverpool L69 3GS, UK
    J Hum Evol 49:155-79. 2005
    ..Middle Pleistocene sites has given rise to the view that Acheulean hominins possessed an immediate approach to technology, and that artefacts did not stay in the technological system very long...
  51. ncbi Piezoelectric and semiconducting coupled power generating process of a single ZnO belt/wire. A technology for harvesting electricity from the environment
    Jinhui Song
    School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 30332 0245, USA
    Nano Lett 6:1656-62. 2006
    ..This paper demonstrates a principle for harvesting energy from the environment. The technology has the potential of converting mechanical movement energy (such as body movement, muscle stretching, blood ..
  52. ncbi Power, technology and social studies of health care: an infrastructural inversion
    Casper Bruun Jensen
    Department of Organization and Industrial Sociology, Copenhagen Business School, Kilen, Kilevej 14A, 4 56, 2000 Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Health Care Anal 16:355-74. 2008
    ..The paper first engages critically with a number of recent discussions of technology and power in health care analysis...
  53. doi Life in the fast lane? Towards a sociology of technology and time
    Judy Wajcman
    Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University
    Br J Sociol 59:59-77. 2008
    ..In particular, I suggest that the social studies of technology offers a richer analysis of the reciprocal relationship between technological innovation and changing time ..
  54. ncbi RNA technology targeted to the WNT signaling pathway
    Masaru Katoh
    Genetics and Cell Biology Section, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Biol Ther 7:275-7. 2008
  55. doi The effect of technology-supported, multidisease care management on the mortality and hospitalization of seniors
    David A Dorr
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2195-202. 2008
    ..To explore changes in mortality and hospital usage for chronically ill seniors enrolled in a multidisease care management program, Care Management Plus (CMP)...
  56. doi Image quality and artefact generation post-cerebral aneurysm clipping using a 64-row multislice computer tomography angiography (MSCTA) technology: A retrospective study and review of the literature
    Iris Zachenhofer
    Department of Neurosurgery, Academic Teaching Hospital Feldkirch, Carinagasse 47, A 6807 Feldkirch, Austria
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 112:386-91. 2010
    ..A retrospective study was conducted to analyse image quality and artefact generation due to implanted aneurysm clips using a new technology.
  57. doi Technology, expertise and social cognition in human evolution
    Dietrich Stout
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 33:1328-38. 2011
    ..These findings support motor resonance hypotheses for the evolutionary origins of human social cognition and cumulative culture, directly linking these hypotheses with archaeologically observable behaviours in prehistory...
  58. doi Regulatory opportunities to encourage technology solutions to antibacterial drug resistance
    Roger Finch
    Nottingham University Hospitals, Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Clinical Sciences Building, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG51PB, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:1945-7. 2011
    ....
  59. pmc Advances in the psychosocial treatment of addiction: the role of technology in the delivery of evidence-based psychosocial treatment
    Lisa A Marsch
    Center for Technology and Behavioral Health, Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth College, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 35:481-93. 2012
    ..Considerable opportunity exists for leveraging technology in the delivery of evidence-based interventions to promote widespread reach and impact of evidence-based care...
  60. ncbi Technology and malaria control, 1930-1960: the career of Rockefeller Foundation engineer Frederick W. Knipe
    D H Stapleton
    Rockefeller Archive Center, 15 Dayton Avenue, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591, USA
    Parassitologia 42:59-68. 2000
    ..His appointments to the WHO Expert Committee on Insecticides, 1948-55, demonstrate that his contributions to malaria-control were highly regarded by his peers...
  61. ncbi Using information technology to screen for adverse drug events
    David W Bates
    General Medicine Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Building A, Room 350, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 59:2317-9. 2002
  62. ncbi The relationship between technology availability and health care spending
    Laurence Baker
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2003
    ..As anticipated by previous research, increases in the supply of technology tend to be related to higher utilization and spending on the service in question...
  63. ncbi The DNA-Chip technology as a new molecular tool for the detection of HBV mutants
    Guy Vernet
    Advanced Technology Unit, R and D Department, bioMerieux, 69280, Marcy l Etoile, France
    J Clin Virol 34:S49-53. 2005
    ..The DNA-Chip technology has proved to be powerful and convenient for the diagnosis of infectious diseases due to bacteria and viruses...
  64. ncbi Biomarker technology roundup: from discovery to clinical applications, a broad set of tools is required to translate from the lab to the clinic
    Olivia Scaros
    Beachhead Consulting, Madison, CT 06443, USA
    Biotechniques . 2005
    ..Identification of biomarkers that can be studied throughout the development process requires technologies that are both feasible and cost-effective for large patient populations...
  65. ncbi Technology, job satisfaction, and retention: rural mental health practitioners
    Deborah Meyer
    Department of Geriatric Medicine Gerontology, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    J Rural Health 22:158-63. 2006
    Job satisfaction as it relates to retention of mental health professionals is a major problem in rural areas. Several authors have suggested that technology can positively influence job satisfaction and thus improve retention.
  66. ncbi Advances in science and technology of modern energetic materials: an overview
    D M Badgujar
    School of Chemical Sciences, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon 425001 M S, India
    J Hazard Mater 151:289-305. 2008
    ..Therefore, an attempt is also made to highlight the important contributions made by the various researchers in the frontier areas energetic ballistic modifiers, energetic binders and energetic plasticizers...
  67. doi Doing it my way: old women, technology and wellbeing
    Meika Loe
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology and Women s Studies Program, Colgate University, Hamilton NY, USA
    Sociol Health Illn 32:319-34. 2010
    ..In these ways, nonagenarians can teach us how household technologies can be health and ageing technologies; instruments of continuity and control; or just the opposite...
  68. doi Modulated multiparametric phosphoflow cytometry in hematological malignancies: technology and clinical applications
    Todd M Covey
    Nodality Inc, 201 Gateway Blvd, South San Francisco, CA 94080, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Haematol 23:319-31. 2010
    ..The application of this technology to hematopoietic malignancies can reveal pathogenic signaling profiles in intact tumor cells...
  69. pmc Facilitators and barriers to adopting robotic-assisted surgery: contextualizing the unified theory of acceptance and use of technology
    Christine Benmessaoud
    Indiana University School of Informatics, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e16395. 2011
    ..study contextualized and supplemented constructs of the unified theory of acceptance and use of technology (UTAUT) in robotic-assisted surgery...
  70. pmc Using stimulus equivalence technology to teach statistical inference in a group setting
    Thomas S Critchfield
    Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois 61761, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 43:763-8. 2010
    Computerized lessons employing stimulus equivalence technology, used previously under laboratory conditions to teach inferential statistics concepts to college students, were employed in a group setting for the first time...
  71. ncbi Labor-saving technology and fertility increase in rural Africa
    Mhairi A Gibson
    Department of Anthropology, University College, London, UK
    Curr Anthropol 43:631-7. 2002
  72. ncbi An interdisciplinary approach to evaluating the need for assistive technology reduces equipment abandonment
    R Verza
    Italian Multiple Sclerosis Society Rehabilitation Centre of Padua, Italy
    Mult Scler 12:88-93. 2006
    Assistive technology makes up a substantial portion of the direct cost of multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  73. doi Continuous glucose sensing: future technology developments
    Jim Brauker
    DexCom, Inc, San Diego, California 92121, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 11:S25-36. 2009
    ..Glucose sensors are currently in the early adopter's phase of technology development...
  74. doi Critical issues in medical education and the implications for telemedicine technology
    Ashok Kumar Mahapatra
    Department of Endocrine Surgery, School of Telemedicine and Biomedical Informatics, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences SGPGIMS, Lucknow, India
    Telemed J E Health 15:592-6. 2009
    ..Such infrastructure includes qualified teachers, knowledge resources, learning materials, and advanced education technology, which is a challenge in developing countries due to financial and logistic constraints...
  75. doi Everyday technology and 86-year-old individuals in Sweden
    Martina Eek
    Department of Geriatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University Hospital, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 6:123-9. 2011
    The purpose of this study was to investigate everyday technology use in the homes of 86-year-old individuals in Sweden regarding usage, benefits or perceived problems and to study their perception of technical development and its ..
  76. doi The ideal application of surveillance technology in residential care for people with dementia
    Alistair R Niemeijer
    Department of Nursing Home Medicine, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Ethics 37:303-10. 2011
    ..A potential answer to this problem might lie in the use of technology. However, the use and application of surveillance technology in dementia care has led to considerable ethical ..
  77. doi Technology-related medication errors in a tertiary hospital: a 5-year analysis of reported medication incidents
    N R Samaranayake
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Med Inform 81:828-33. 2012
    Healthcare technology is meant to reduce medication errors. The objective of this study was to assess unintended errors related to technologies in the medication use process.
  78. ncbi Towards a research programme for ethics and technology
    M Brumsen
    Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
    Sci Eng Ethics 7:365-78. 2001
    ..two issues relevant to the question, what should be at the top of the research agenda for ethics and technology, are identified and discussed...
  79. ncbi Anaerobic treatment: a key technology for a sustainable management of wastes in Europe
    J M Lema
    Institute of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Water Sci Technol 44:133-40. 2001
    ..A case study on the impact of applying anaerobic technology to the treatment of wastewaters from the sugar industry in Spain is presented...
  80. ncbi Automating communication: using technology to increase effectiveness and profitability
    Arun K Garg
    University of Florida College of Dentistry, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Dent Implantol Update 18:89-92. 2007
  81. doi Information technology (IT) use and children's psychological well-being
    Linda A Jackson
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 11:755-7. 2008
    The relationship between four types of information technology use and eight dimensions of psychological well-being were examined in a sample of 500 African American and Anglo-American girls and boys...
  82. doi Middle and late Pleistocene Middle Stone Age lithic technology from Pinnacle Point 13B (Mossel Bay, Western Cape Province, South Africa)
    Erin Thompson
    School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, 900 S Cady Mall, Tempe, AZ 85287 2402, USA
    J Hum Evol 59:358-77. 2010
    ....
  83. pmc The origins of stone tool technology in Africa: a historical perspective
    Ignacio de la Torre
    Institute of Archaeology, University College London, London, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:1028-37. 2011
    ..This paper summarizes the history of research on the origins of stone knapping in Africa and places the current evidence in a historical perspective...
  84. ncbi The efficacy of a technology-based system in a short-term behavioral weight loss intervention
    Kristen M Polzien
    Physical Activity and Weight Management Research Center, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Health and Physical Activity, 140 Trees Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:825-30. 2007
    The objective was to examine the efficacy of adding a technology-based program to an in-person, behavioral weight loss intervention.
  85. ncbi New technology and old habits: The role of age as a technology chasm
    Daniel P Lorence
    Department of Health Policy and Administration and, School of Information Science and Technology, 114 Henderson HHD, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Technol Health Care 14:91-6. 2006
    ....
  86. ncbi Theory development in health care informatics: Information and communication technology acceptance model (ICTAM) improves the explanatory and predictive power of technology acceptance models
    Ji Young An
    College of Nursing, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 122:63-7. 2006
    ..Toward this goal, the Information and Communication Technology Acceptance Model (ICTAM) was developed and tested...
  87. ncbi Early stone technology on Flores and its implications for Homo floresiensis
    Adam Brumm
    Department of Archaeology and Natural History, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200, Australia
    Nature 441:624-8. 2006
    ..The Mata Menge evidence negates claims that stone artefacts associated with H. floresiensis are so complex that they must have been made by modern humans (Homo sapiens)...
  88. ncbi BCSH: The specification and use of Information Technology (IT) systems in Blood Transfusion Practice
    M Nightingale
    Transfus Med 17:150. 2007
  89. ncbi Working knowledges before and after circa 1800: practices and disciplines in the history of science, technology, and medicine
    John V Pickstone
    Centre for the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine CHSTM, Simon Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom
    Isis 98:489-516. 2007
    ..This essay argues that by systematically deconstructing the practices of science and technology and medicine (STM) into common, recurrent elements, we can gain usefully "configurational" views, not just of ..
  90. doi Priority setting for technology adoption at a hospital level: relevant issues from the literature
    Emanuele Lettieri
    Department of Management, Politecnico di Milano, Piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Health Policy 90:81-8. 2009
    ..technologies obliges hospitals to increase both the rationality and the accountability of priority setting for technology adoption...
  91. doi Mousterian technology and settlement dynamics in the site of Hummal (Syria)
    Thomas C Hauck
    Institute for Prehistory, University of Cologne, Weyertal 125, 50923 Cologne, Germany
    J Hum Evol 61:519-37. 2011
    ..An increasing importance and standardization of Levallois points is observable and thereby supports models that postulate a growing specialization of hunting techniques at the end of the Middle Paleolithic...
  92. pmc The business value of health care information technology
    M C Frisse
    Medical School Library, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 6:361-7. 1999
    ..Both providers and patients sense a great degree of inconvenience and an excessive amount of paperwork associated with both the process of seeking medical care and the subsequent process of paying for medical services...
  93. pmc Modern worries, new technology, and medicine
    Keith J Petrie
    BMJ 324:690-1. 2002
  94. ncbi Technology in the teaching of neuroscience: enhanced student learning
    John D Griffin
    Department of Biology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia 23187, USA
    Adv Physiol Educ 27:146-55. 2003
    The primary motivation for integrating any form of education technology into a particular course or curriculum should always be to enhance student learning...
  95. ncbi Technology challenges in responding to biological or chemical attacks in the civilian sector
    J Patrick Fitch
    Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and International Security Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94551, USA
    Science 302:1350-4. 2003
    ..A broad range of decontamination reagents for equipment and personnel is emerging, but decontamination of large buildings, inaccessible spaces, and sensitive equipment remains problematic...
  96. ncbi Beyond public perceptions of gene technology: community participation in public policy in Australia
    Heather Dietrich
    School of Education, Murdoch University, Western Australia
    Public Underst Sci 12:381-401. 2003
    ..The public" do not receive the impact of technology; they are the impact, in that they determine with gene technology (GT) developers and sellers what happens to ..
  97. ncbi Managing team interpersonal processes through technology: a task-technology fit perspective
    Likoebe M Maruping
    Decision and Information Technologies Department, Robert H Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, MD, USA
    J Appl Psychol 89:975-90. 2004
    ..technologies (ICTs) be made more effective? Focusing specifically on interpersonal interactions, the task-technology fit paradigm is used as the foundation for a theoretical model that seeks to identify how such teams can match ..
  98. ncbi The impact of technology on the analgesic gap and quality of acute pain management
    Daniel B Carr
    Department of Anesthesia, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 30:286-91. 2005
    ..The role of technology in increasing patients' control over their own pain management and narrowing these gaps is discussed...
  99. ncbi Building integrated approaches for the proteomics of complex, dynamic systems: NIH programs in technology and infrastructure development
    Douglas M Sheeley
    National Center for Research Resources, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, The National Institutes of Health, 6701 Democracy Boulevard, MSC 4874, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Proteome Res 4:1114-22. 2005
    Proteomics technology and methods remain inadequate. Technological constraints contribute to an artificially static view of complex biological systems and a barrier between quantitative and interaction studies...
  100. ncbi Thermal ablation and high-temperature thermal therapy: overview of technology and clinical implementation
    Chris J Diederich
    Thermal Therapy Research Group, Radiation Oncology Department, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1708, USA
    Int J Hyperthermia 21:745-53. 2005
    ..The effects of high-temperature thermal exposure on tissues, examples of heating technology and procedures of clinical practice related to high-temperature thermal therapy are reviewed...
  101. pmc IT-adoption and the interaction of task, technology and individuals: a fit framework and a case study
    Elske Ammenwerth
    Institute for Health Information Systems, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:3. 2006
    ..Factors of IT adoption have largely been discussed in the literature. However, existing frameworks (such as TAM or TTF) are failing to include one important aspect, the interaction between user and task...

Research Grants40

  1. Analyzing the Impact of the Meyerhoff Scholarship Program: Pathways to the STEM P
    KENNETH IRA MATON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..this goal, including: a comprehensive financial package, contingent upon maintaining a B average in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) major;a pre-freshmen year 6-week Summer Bridge Program;full-time advisors who ..
  2. FLUOXETINE AS A QUIT SMOKING AID FOR DEPRESSION PRONE
    Bonnie Spring; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  3. Race, Ethnicity and Quality of Health Care for Newborns
    Laurence Baker; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Our work will focus on Black-White differences, disparities for Hispanics (including subgroups like Mexican and Puerto Rican), and disparities for Asian and Pacific Islanders. ..
  4. National Nutrient Databank Conference
    Phyllis Stumbo; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Scholarships are requested to increase participation by minority and disadvantaged students. ..
  5. Bilingual Speech Segmentation
    Daniel Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In sum, the proposed research will fill gaps in current knowledge regarding both bilingual language acquisition as well as statistical learning. ..
  6. Improving Safety Culture and Outcomes in Healthcare
    Laurence Baker; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Statewide Implementation of Electronic Health Records
    David Bates; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..the safety and quality of health care, but most physicians in office practices do not currently use this technology. In Massachusetts, several large provider organizations utilize state-of-the art EHRs, but most physicians ..
  8. Virtual Reality Treatment of PTSD and Substance Abuse
    JoAnn Difede; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..overall goal of this STTR project is to develop and test a new treatment for PTSD that will use Virtual Reality Technology to simulate the traumatic event...
  9. Response Selection as a Function of Age
    Robert Proctor; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These guidelines will lead to development of products and environments that allow elderly adults to remain more independent and to engage safely in more activities in their daily lives. ..
  10. St. John's Wort vs Placebo in Social Phobia
    Kenneth Kobak; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..An intent-to-treat analysis will be employed. Subjects will be evaluated weekly for two weeks, then bi-weekly thereafter. The primary outcome measure will be the change from baseline to endpoint on the Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale. ..
  11. Change Detection in Serial MRIs of Patients with Brain Gliomas
    Bradley Erickson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..It is our hope that in the future, a measurement method superior to or as an adjunct to human observation will become available, though this study will not attempt to go that far. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. CARBOHYDRATE CRAVING: BEHAVIOR/PSYCHOBIOLOGICAL FEATURES
    Bonnie Spring; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Results will indicate whether CHO cravers show an increased family prevalence of diabetes and display evidence of insulin resistance and blunting of the expected rise in the tryptophan ratio and leptin concentration after CHO intake. ..
  13. CARIOUS EFFECTS OF DRUG INDUCED XEROSTOMIA (CEDIX)
    Benjamin White; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The investigators estimate that their study cohort will include well over 100,000 people. ..
  14. Joint Discoordination in Parkinson's Disease
    Natalia Dounskaia; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The data obtained in our experiments will provide important scientific and clinical contributions into knowledge of basal ganglia dysfunctions. ..
  15. Age-Related Deficits in Multijoint Coordination
    Natalia Dounskaia; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The obtained data will create a basis for a more detailed and comprehensive research of age-related degradation Iof multijoint movements and mechanisms underlying this degradation. ..
  16. TRAINING IN COGNITIVE AND COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE
    Michael Arbib; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The plan for the postdoctoral position focuses on permitting a student trained in psychology or linguistics to gain additional expertise related to cognitive and computational neuroscience. ..
  17. ACCISS: Activating Collaborative CIS Support Services
    Bonnie Spring; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The study examines the impact on medical follow-up and provider-patient communication. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. Citalopram Augmentation in Older Schizophrenia Patients
    Sidney Zisook; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  19. PACEi-DP: An Intervention for Youth at Risk for Diabetes
    Kevin Patrick; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  20. 2008 WESTERN ARGICULTURAL CONFERENCE
    Richard Fenske; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. Improving Diet Assessment in Adolescents
    Carol Boushey; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Preliminary studies among adolescents suggest that innovative use of technology may improve the accuracy of diet information from young people...
  22. PANSS Rater Training Using Internet and Videoconference
    Kenneth Kobak; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..e., live observation of trainees conducting PANSS interviews) through the use of videoconference technology; 4) evaluate the feasibility and user satisfaction of both components in order to improve final design for phase ..
  23. MULTI-SITE INTERVENTION FOR DIVERSE CAREGIVERS
    Sara Czaja; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..will consist of 10 home visits by trained staff plus 5 preplanned contacts with trained staff through innovative technology over a six-month period...
  24. Allergy Alerts in Computerized Physician Entry
    David Bates; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We believe the results of our work will improve patient safety and the overall quality of pharmacotherapy. We also believe that the results of our study will be applicabe to other healthcare systems ..
  25. PHARMACOLOGICAL MANAGEMENT OF TEMPOROMANDIBULAR PAIN
    Benjamin White; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The costs of pharn1aceutical agents in the management of TMP and associated consequences-decreased frequency and intensity of pain and disability days-will be estimated through a cost model and through patient questionnaires. ..
  26. Breast CT scanner for earlier cancer detection
    John Boone; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Cone beam flat panel technology will be used to produce a scanner capable of 10 second breast scanning, and the scanner development will also ..
  27. EMILIE--INTEGRATED INFORMATION FOR COLLABORATIVE CARE
    Judy Ozbolt; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  28. R21 Project: St. John's Wort vs. Placebo in OCD
    Kenneth Kobak; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..35 hypericin) or matching placebo. This will be a fixed-dose design at 450 mg bid. An intent-to- treat analysis will be employed Subjects will be evaluated weekly for two weeks than bi-weekly thereafter. ..
  29. MANAGED CARE AND HEALTH CARE MARKETS
    Laurence Baker; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  30. GENE/ENVIRONMENT INTERACTIONS IN PARKINSON'S DISEASE
    Harvey Checkoway; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Furthermore, this project may ultimately serve as a model approach for investigating the complex interplay between environmental exposures and host factors on risk for neurodegenerative disorders. ..
  31. PACE+--COUNSELING ADOLESCENTS FOR EXERCISE AND NUTRITION
    Kevin Patrick; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The PACE+ intervention is particularly innovative in that 3 components--computer, provider counseling, and an extended home-based intervention--are unified through a common theoretical framework. ..
  32. Clinical & Web-based Diet & Activity Counseling for Men
    Kevin Patrick; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  33. OPTICAL ASSESSMENT OF DERMAL EXPOSURE AND ABSORPTION
    Richard Fenske; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  34. Evaluating Low Ignition Propensity Cigarette Legislation
    RICHARD O CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..designs, with the goal of developing a LIP cigarette documents and patents collection and examine trends in technology. Taken together, these studies comprise a comprehensive evaluation of the potential impacts of this harm-..
  35. PACE-PC: Primary Care Management of Adolescent Obesity
    Kevin Patrick; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  36. Counseling for Overweight Women for Diet and Activity
    Kevin Patrick; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The PACE+ intervention is particularly innovative in that three components - computer, primary care provider counseling, and an extended home-based intervention - are unified through a common theoretical framework. ..
  37. Hybrid Nuclear/X-ray Projection System for Mouse Imaging
    John Boone; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  38. Textile Industry Exposures and Breast Cancer in Women
    Harvey Checkoway; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The results of our study should generate important new epidemiologic information that may suggest breast cancer prevention strategies in women textile workers and other women with similar exposures. ..
  39. Feasibility of CT in high risk breast cancer patients
    John Boone; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The results of this investigation should provide a clear understanding of the potential of breast CT as a tool to reduce breast cancer mortality in the population of women with dire risk of breast cancer. ..