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Aircraft Medical Enters Anaesthesia Monitoring Market With Acquisition of Morpheus Medical, S.L.

... the IoC-View, is designed to measure the level of consciousness during general anaesthesia, helping to avoid the ... help reduce the number of patients who experience consciousness during procedures. In addition, it suggests ... world renowned researcher in the area of level of consciousness assessment during general anaesthesia. Erik has ...

ESC reaffirms advice on cardiovascular risks associated with long-haul flights

... on behalf of the ESC, notes that loss of consciousness can occur during flight, for either benign or ... the case of malignant arrhythmias, the loss of consciousness is most commonly attributed to ventricular ... arrhythmias which could also lead to loss of consciousness include paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, atrial ...

Scientists explore consciousness

... (PNAS) revealing new discoveries in the field of consciousness studies. Dr Quian Quiroga said: There has been ... dedicated to this topic. The problem with consciousness is that it is very hard to be defined and it ... started to specify more clearly what they mean by consciousness (even if this is a limited view of the whole ...

Concussion Raises PTSD Risk for Iraq Vets

... Study found loss of consciousness increased chances of trauma the most ... concussion (defined as an injury with loss of consciousness or altered mental status such as being dazed or ... of soldiers reporting an injury involving loss of consciousness met the criteria for PTSD versus only 27.3 ...

2009 ISSSEEM Conference to Have Deepak Chopra Discuss Bridging Science and Spirit

... on the fact that we are, in our essential state, pure consciousness. Pure consciousness is pure potentiality; it is the field of all possibilities and infinite creativity. Pure consciousness is our spiritual ... it is also pure joy." To Deepak ...

Eating Disorder International Symposium - Shoreline Center for Eating Disorder Treatment and Eating Disorder Awareness Week, Converge on Solving the Life-Threatening Illness

... Disorder Awareness Week (February 22-28), which is held each year to raise consciousness across the country about the potentially life-threatening seriousness of ... the non-profits largest public outreach campaign, held each year to raise consciousness across the country about the potentially life-threatening seriousness of ...

War Vets With Headaches Could Have Brain Problems

... to where they were." The researchers studied 126 veterans who had lost consciousness from blasts and explosions an average of three times while in Iraq, none ... "People who have multiple exposures to blasts that cause loss of consciousness need to be carefully monitored for potential problems in the future," ...

Experts to discuss sleep science and the health risks of sleep disorders in Baltimore this June

... Dr. J. Allan Hobson will give the keynote address on Sleep, Dreaming and consciousness A New Paradigm. Hobson is a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical ... June 9, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Keynote Address: Sleep, Dreaming and consciousness A New Paradigm by Dr. J. Allan Hobson, professor of psychiatry at Harvard ...

New Technology No Better at Spotting 'Anesthesia Awareness'

... -- A much-touted technology designed to detect when patients are regaining consciousness while under anesthesia during surgery doesn't appear to work any better ... not showing any improvement in doing a better job of maintaining a lack of consciousness than the standard methods," added Gerald Frye, the Joseph H. Shelton ...

Different Neural Pathways at Work Going Under, Coming Out of Anesthesia

... Jan. 21 (HealthDay News) -- The neural pathway that regulates recovery of consciousness from general anesthesia is different from the one that's affected by drugs ... "The modern expectation is that anesthesiologists can simply flip a consciousness switch as easily as we might turn the room lights on or off," study author ...

Experts Agree That One Case Is Too Many; Tackle Tough Issue of Anesthesia Awareness

... and be very forthcoming about any drugs that you are taking." LEVEL OF consciousness MONITORS The use of brain function monitors during surgery can reduce ... in new technologies. "As more options become available to provide level of consciousness monitoring," Dr. Bloom said, "patients can be reassured that they have an ...

Experiments Get Close to 'Out-of-Body' Experience

... to the illusion, since viewing a dummy body had no effect. "Full body consciousness seems to require not just the 'bottom up' process of correlating sensory ... included one philosopher -- because the connection between the body and consciousness runs to the heart of much of theology and philosophy. Nelson said ...

Medifast Reports Record Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... various levels of support, along with a product and program that allows users to experience rapid weight loss is finally making its way into the consciousness of those that need it most. The entire Medifast family is dedicated to providing innovative choices to support the health of all those that need to ...

International Health Leaders to Share Innovations in Patient-Centered Care at 2009 Planetree Annual Conference

... October 4-7 at Baltimore Waterfront Marriott DERBY, Conn., July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Patient-centered care" is in the consciousness of most every health care leader. Organizational mission statements reference it, special committees have been convened to address it, and ...

Misdiagnosis of disorders of consciousness still commonplace

... A sixteen-month study of consensus-based diagnosis of patients with disorders of consciousness has shown that 41% of cases of minimally conscious state (MCS) were misdiagnosed as vegetative state (VS), a condition associated with a much lower ...

Grupo Salinas, Fundacion Azteca and Mexico's Environmental Ministry Present 'Ciudades Mas Limpias de Mexico' and 'Recicla 2009' Anti-Litter and Recycling Contests

... recycling developments and potential projects. The strong response to the recent "Limpiemos Nuestro Mexico" campaign shows that ecological consciousness must be accompanied by decisive action. On May 31, Grupo Salinas employees, the Environmental Ministry and society at large collected more than 3,500 ...

Elton John, Billy Crystal, Tony Bennett, and Gladys Knight Help Starkey Hearing Foundation Raise More than $5 Million at Annual Fundraiser

... May Hear , countless numbers of lives are touched by better hearing through Starkey Hearing Foundation missions. With the goal to heighten social consciousness on the importance of hearing, Starkey Hearing Foundation launched a hearing conservation program, Sound Matters , to educate the public about ...

For Every Blow to the Head, Quick Action Is Urged

... said Dr. Greg O'Shanick, national medical director for the Brain Injury Association of America. "The critical issue is that you don't have to lose consciousness to sustain a significant brain injury," he explained. "In this case, Richardson had what's called an epidural hematoma," O'Shanick continued. ...

Better access to info and dialogue with HCPs on sexual issues for rheumatology patients

... of people with rheumatic diseases can be impaired not only by physical symptoms, such as pain, fatigue and disability, but also by feelings of self consciousness and discomfort. Historically, poor communication between patients and healthcare professionals and a lack of clinical guidelines about the effects of ...

Generic Erosion, Increased Competition and Cost Consciousness Will Reduce Overall Asthma Drug Market by $1.8 Billion from 2008 to 2018

... firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that generic and/or branded-generic price erosion, increased product competition and cost consciousness will reduce the asthma drug market from $11.9 billion in 2008 to $10.1 billion in 2018 in the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the ...

Minor league hockey players unable to identify concussion symptoms, study says

... Key findings of the study include: Up to two thirds of players had the mistaken impression that a player does not have to lose consciousness to have suffered a concussion A quarter of adults and up to half of children could not identify any symptoms of a concussion or could name only one ...

Top Book on Cosmetic Surgery Anesthesia to be Released in Portuguese in Brazil, World Leader in Cosmetic Surgery

... "There is major and minor surgery, but every anesthesia is major. The patient's brain is at risk every time consciousness is surrendered. It's self-evident, as well as critical, for the brain to be measured with a brain monitor. "Now that 'Anesthesia in Cosmetic ...

World-renowned neuroscientist visits UTSA on May 5 to discuss the quest for consciousness

... manipulate the relationship between physical stimuli and their associated conscious percepts Impart a promising information-theoretical approach to consciousness that is grounded in circuit complexity ...

The Art of Rhythm Meditation: Zen Buddhist Goes Global with TaKeTiNa Rhythm Process

... He has lectured for the UC Berkeley course "Perspectives on Internal Happiness," and has developed the "Rhythm and Sound" course for The Sound and consciousness Institute in San Francisco. Rhythm in Action is an organization that provides rhythm meditation classes, workshops, and retreats designed to ...

FEMA Adds Masimo Rad-57(R) Pulse CO-Oximeter(TM) to Required Medical Equipment List

... of CO poisoning are headache, dizziness, weakness, nausea, vomiting, chest pain, and confusion, while high levels of CO inhalation can cause loss of consciousness and death. Unless suspected, CO poisoning can be difficult to diagnose because the symptoms mimic other illnesses. Joe Kiani, Founder and CEO ...

HBO, UCSD Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, The Alzheimer's Association San Diego/Imperial Chapter and The Neurosciences Institute Present an Advance Screening of THE ALZHEIMER'S PROJECT: 'MOMENTUM IN SCIENCE'

... focuses its theoretical and experimental research on the principles underlying how we perceive the world, how we learn and remember, and how consciousness arises. THE ALZHEIMER'S PROJECT is presented by HBO Documentary Films and the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health ...

Waking up during surgery: Low-cost prevention?

... George Mashour and David Glick highlight the serious issue of awareness during anaesthesia in a recent review published by F1000 Medicine Reports. consciousness during general anaesthesia is an extremely distressing condition leading to post-operative psychological trauma and contributes towards patients' ...

Starkey Hearing Foundation Partners With GRAMMY Foundation(R) to Announce SoundMatters(TM) Initiative: GRAMMY-Nominated Artist Taylor Swift, Along With Emerging Artists Crosby Loggins, Jimmy Wayne and GRAMMY-Nominated Sara Bareilles Lead the Way in the Pr

... May Hear , countless numbers of lives are touched by better hearing through Starkey Hearing Foundation missions. With the goal to heighten social consciousness on the importance of hearing, Starkey Hearing Foundation launched a Hearing Conservation program SoundMatters(TM) , to educate the public about ...

Sports Concussions: Common and Preventable

... brain injury (TBI) caused by a blow or jolt to the head and can range from mild to severe. It is important to note that even if you do not lose consciousness after a fall, it is possible to have a concussion. Symptoms of concussion can include headache, nausea, dizziness, and visual changes, but it is ...

Food & Water Watch and International Coalition Members to Protest World Water Forum in Istanbul

... world. We challenge the corporate control and abuse of our food and water resources by empowering people to take action and transforming the public consciousness about what we eat and drink. For more information, visit http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/ ...

World Television Premiere Event: The Film 'Pedro' Airs on MTV, MTV Tr3s, mtvU & LOGO on Wednesday, April 1 at 8:00 PM ET/PT

... of Entertainment, MTV Networks Music Channels and President of Logo. "His story originally ignited a national dialogue, permanently impacted our consciousness around the challenges of HIV, and gave untold millions the courage to open up about their sexual orientation. For those of us who remember him as a ...

Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Positive Results of its Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Ganaxolone as Adjunctive Therapy in Adults With Partial Onset Seizures

... recurrent unprovoked seizures. Seizures can last from a few seconds to several minutes. They can have many symptoms, from convulsions and loss of consciousness to some that are not always recognized as seizures by the person experiencing them but by health care professionals: blank staring, lip smacking or ...

Herbal Remedy Could Halt Peanut Allergy

... can result in narrowing of the upper or lower airways, low blood pressure, shock or a combination of these symptoms, and also can lead to a loss of consciousness and even death. More information For more information on food allergies, visit the U.S. National Library of Medicine . ...

Gene Discovered for Most Common Form of Epilepsy

... the disorder. The condition causes seizures when electrical signals in the brain are disrupted. In the worst cases, the seizures rob people of consciousness and control over their bodies. In some cases, the cause of epilepsy is obvious, Pal said. It may develop after a head injury or brain tumor, for ...

Integrative Medicine Expert Announces New Book: Armageddon of the Mind

... that the largest war ever fought will be within our own mind: what is good/bad, for us or against us and right/wrong. It speaks of the consciousness that we have in creating Heaven and Hell within us. All that we perceive externally (our world) is a mirror of what is cultivated internally (our ...

Unlocking the mysteries of memory

... give science a better understanding of how memories are formed. Prof. Fried says that "the emergence of memory, a trace of things past, into human consciousness is one of the greatest mysteries of the human mind." Prof. Fried believes that memories are formed by associations. and is curious to discover ...

The Top 10 Health Stories of 2008, from the Harvard Health Letter

... the number of mild traumatic brain injuries--concussions--among returning troops. Almost half of the soldiers whose concussions had caused a loss of consciousness met the criteria for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and about a quarter of them were suffering from major depression. 8. Generic Rx: ...

CCID Consulting Discusses China's Medical Equipment Market

... medical care also drove the rapid development of these products. Currently, China's monitor market is in rapid development period. With a rising consciousness in health awareness and improvements in the quality of life for many, medical electronic products made their way to modern Chinese homes. ...

Hair Beads Spurring Head Trauma in Kids

... who fell from about four feet high and hit her head on the wooden leg of a bunk bed. The girl appeared fine, except for a head wound. She never lost consciousness and her neurological exam was fine. Emergency room doctors closed the wound with medical staples. However, doctors could feel a defect in her ...

New Consumer Health Guide -- 'Pass Up the Poison Plastic, The PVC-Free Guide for Your Family & Home' Released Just in Time for the Holiday Shopping Season

... this new guide to empower consumers to find safer solutions to PVC, the most toxic plastic for our health and environment. We can help build consumer consciousness and demand for safer, healthier products by purchasing PVC-free products." PVC products often contain dangerous toxic additives such as ...
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