Abstract:… PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Cardiac arrest is a leading cause of death in the developed world. This project will develop and test a new device that will be able to quickly and safely cool the brain and body after a heart attack, which will be used by emergency medical services… more
Abstract:…of our approach and identify the components needed to further develop the PET/CT quality assurance system. The Phase II project will conduct a large clinical study and complete all necessary work to market and sell PET/CT calibration and measurement phantoms and analysis … more
Abstract:… students on how to recognize the need to care for, and how to take care of, their friends and peers at socialgatherings involving alcohol. The proposed project is a partnership between researchers and multimedia programmers at Klein Buendel, Inc., student health service… more
Abstract:… Informatics Research Lab with outstanding success. Patients reported that the technology makes them feel more confident that they will be able to manage their medications. Clinicians participating in the usability testing gave the clinical interface and Web service high marks,… more
Abstract:… gene fragment that can be cloned into a plasmid vector and subsequently sequenced to validate the overall process. Aim 4 will be to determine reagent cost of a large-array oligos, and to assess the overall feasibility of the technology as a product or service. In Phase II… more
Abstract:… for adolescents ages 13 - 18 and one for the adults in their lives. To inform the design of the DVD package, MEE and RIH will moderate a series of focus groups with African American parents and adolescentsages 13 - 18, along with community-based organizations and service… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant). Several leading authorities, including the World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), have identified asthma as a priority disease area, and have called for action to reduce chronic disability… more
Abstract:… million Americans are currently benefitting from total knee replacement (TKR) implants, and new surgeries are being performed a rate of 600,000 (and 15B) per year and accelerating. The statistical failure rate of TKR implants increases dramatically after 10 years of service.… more
Abstract:… Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), a relapsing functionalbowel disorder with unclear etiology. Disabling symptoms of IBS account for a significant amount of lost functionality, lost productivity, lowered perceived quality of life, and increased use of health care services.… more
Abstract:… foster- adoptiveand kinship families better understand how to parent children who were exposed prenatally to parental substance abuse and/or grew up in a home endangered by drug abuse. The training is based on the TIES (Training, Intervention, Education, and Services)… more
Abstract:…erm efficacy of the intervention. The product will then be marketed to EAPs across the United States and Canada. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Adult ADHD poses a common and costly mental health problem in the United States. Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services help to… more
Abstract:… clinical practice continues to be elusive. To address this problem, Polaris Health Directions (Small Business) and the University of Massachusetts Medical School (Research Institute) have partnered to develop the Remote Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment service for… more
Abstract:…e will develop and field test three enhancements to Polaris CD: A multivariate model for prediction of risk for non-engagement, a motivational, personalized feedback report for clients, and aGuide for using EECD to implement two evidence-based practices, Patient-Services… more
Abstract:… location system totrack residents, caregivers, and medical assets within a LTC facility. ElderAlertTM directs caregivers to residents who have fallen or have called for assistance. Past position data is used to evaluate resident status and the quality of medical services. Fall… more
Abstract:…. Finally, this proposal is aiming to fully productize and commercialize this breakthrough technology. It is anticipated that by making this application commercially available the use of NMR in structure-based design efforts will be enhanced and theNMR tool and service… more
Abstract:… NICU. In this Phase I effort QUASAR, a leader in noninvasive sensor technology, will collaborate with Children's National Medical Center, a leading medical institution with a well established comprehensive Neonatal Neurology Program and Neonatal Neurointensive Service,… more
Abstract:…epression screeners have been shown to be valid for the majority of prelingually deaf persons who use ASL as their main communication mode. Studies have shown that depression occurs in higher rates among deaf persons than hearing persons. While the U.S. Preventive Services Task… more
Abstract:… trial on culturally tailored, English and Spanish language,computer-delivered versions of Project SAFE, an existing efficacious HIV prevention program for minority women. The resulting product will (1) make an efficacious HIV prevention intervention widely available to … more
Abstract:…or as a selected series of modules identified by a sophisticated search tool and curriculum builder to customize content to specific programmatic needs; (2) activities co-created byteens to engage their peers in bullying prevention efforts ranging from public service campaigns… more
Abstract:… and more than 7 percent of men reporting that they have been raped and/or physically assaulted by an intimate partner at some point in their life (Tjaden and Thoennes, 2000). The recession has both increased demand and reduced funding for IPV programs and services.… more
Abstract:…t future research and development in these areas. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Tummy-Time Motivator (TTM) will help children who were born preterm to develop postural control. TTM will lead to a reduced need for clinical intervention that translates to health care service… more
Abstract:…. The completion of the study described herein will allow eye surgeons to adopt this new AM graft to improve surgical outcomes and prevent complications in GDD surgery forhigh risk glaucoma patients. This will also allow the Company to expand its market space and provide … more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Significant obstacles exist in care delivery that prevents meaningful utilization of mental health services by consumers who experience health disparities. Specifically, individuals facing isolation due to linguistic, literacy, or cultural… more
Abstract:… with mild to moderate anxiety symptoms that can be tailored across diagnostic presentations and ages. Taking a cue from the rapid technology advancements in online and console gaming, we propose that a web-based platform will allow easier subscription to services, richer… more
Abstract:…al of those individuals with diabetes are screened periodically for DR. Lack of medical coverage and access to healthcare providers imposes major obstacles for nearly 10 million diabetics. Creating an affordable and accessible solution to providing screening services to these… more
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