Archive: 08/10/2010

Optical imaging technique for angioplasty

A new optical imaging technique described in the journal Review of Scientific Instruments, which is published by the American Institute of Physics, holds the potential to greatly improve angioplasty, a surg ...

dateAug 10, 2010 in Other
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Youth exposure to alcohol ads in magazines declining

Youth exposure to alcohol advertising in magazines declined by 48 percent between 2001 and 2008, according to a new study by the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public ...

dateAug 10, 2010 in Health
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Adequate zinc eases pneumonia in elderly

A high proportion of nursing facility residents were found to have low serum (blood) zinc concentrations during an observational study funded by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and the National Institute of Aging. ...

dateAug 10, 2010 in Medical research
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Medical students open to learning with video games

Today's students were raised with a digital mouse in their hands. So it should be no surprise that a majority of medical school students surveyed say video games and virtual reality environments could help them become better ...

dateAug 10, 2010 in Other
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