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Scientists find how neural activity spurs blood flow in the brain

... of Arts and Sciences. "But because of the tight coupling between neural activity and blood flow, we are ... studied mice and found that neurovascular coupling occurs through intermediary cells called ... further study of how this exquisite neurovascular coupling may go awry in neurodegenerative diseases, such ...

GrantAdler Shipping Novel Implantable Vascular Access Port

... a dramatically improved catheter-to-port coupling system, which tests have shown to be 30% ... lumen diameters. Rhapsody's catheter-to-port coupling eliminates the need to orient, install, and ... pushing the easy to grip QuickLock(TM) catheter coupling over the port stem. The Rhapsody vascular access ...

Molecule tracking reveals mechanism of chromosome separation in dividing cells

... and lengthening to drive the movement of chromosomes." The same coupling behavior is found in living things from yeast cells to humans, indicating ... the energy released during disassembly to produce mechanical force. coupling may depend on positively charged areas on the complex that interact with ...

A 'super sensor' for cancer and CSIs

... impending earthquakes long before they strike, a similar invention from Tel Aviv University researchers may change the face of molecular biology. coupling biological materials with an electrode-based device, Prof. Judith Rishpon of TAU's Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology is able to ...

The Neutraceutical Company Announces Powerful New 'Feel-Good' Product

... ) is a leading wellness enrichment company, dedicated to providing nutritionally-focused products and information of the highest quality. coupling effective, high-quality supplements with outstanding service, support, advice, and recommendations, TNC enhances the quality of life for their ...

Concierge Medicine Takes Front Seat with Health Care Reform Uncertainty

... resources arguing with insurance companies. Some patients are adding the expense of concierge medicine to their insurance regime, while others are coupling it with catastrophic insurance only. To learn more about Executive Medicine of Texas or their concierge service, visit http://www.emtexas.com ....

EngagementHealth(R) Launches Comprehensive Wellness Program with RMB Capital Management

... net-worth individuals and families as well as select institutions. We will work to understand your specific needs and deliver high quality service. coupling our long-term investment approach with proprietary research, we strive to achieve the sound results that both our clients and our own team expect. ...

Dr. Gunther von Hagens 'HUMAN SAGA' Project Presents Sexuality and Reproduction in New Exhibit, The Cycle of Life.

... imaging (MRI), as well as Leonardo da Vinci's anatomical drawing, Coition of a Hemisected Man and Woman (1492). The second is a plastinated coupling of two whole bodies. For more information about BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life showing in Berlin, please visit www.bodyworlds.com . ...

Haledyne Debuts Air Sanitizing Technology for Healthier Home

... published in PLoS Medicine in March 2009 tested the efficacy of UV light in reducing the transmission of tuberculosis bacteria, and found that coupling UV-C technology with proper room air circulation was effective. In addition, a recent study conducted by researchers from the University of ...

Cheerios(R) Can Help Reduce Cholesterol 10 Percent in One Month

... to lower cholesterol. "We monitored the diets of study participants for 12 weeks, and a clinical evaluation of their cholesterol levels showed coupling Cheerios with a reduced calorie diet significantly helps lower LDL cholesterol levels," said Kevin C. Maki, Ph.D. of Provident Clinical Research. "We ...

NeurogesX Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2008 Results

... studies, in which they demonstrated approximately 10 times greater solubility in water versus acetaminophen. NGX-1576, a novel prodrug coupling acetaminophen to a liver protectant, has been evaluated in vitro and in vivo . Equivalent dose levels of NGX-1576 in mice produced significantly ...

AirWare, Inc., Maker of Brez(R) Premium Breathing Aids Offers Tips for Safely and Soundly Springing Ahead During the Switch to Daylight Savings Time

... It is well known that sleeping next to a snoring bed partner, animal or child can cause people to lose about an hour of sleep each evening. coupling this sleep loss with that of Daylight Savings Time means even more sleep loss. Consider appropriate alternatives to reducing noise in your bedroom. ...

The Neutraceutical Company, LLC Grows Wellness Enhancement Business with Acquisition of North Dakota Based Trimlife.com

... approach that combines moderate diet and exercise choices with wholesome products and supplements derived from natural plants and foods. coupling effective, high-quality supplements with outstanding service and support, and prudent and proactive advice and recommendations, TNC enhances the ...

Scientists exploring new compounds to target muscular dystrophy

... in adults a team at the University of Rochester Medical Center has identified several compounds that, in the laboratory, block the unwanted coupling of two molecules that is at the root of the disease. The work was published online November 7 by the Journal of the American Chemical Society . ...

Trimble and AT&T Make It Easier to Stay Fit and Healthy With New Application for AT&T GPS-Enabled Mobile Phones

... software content specific to the needs of the user. Wireless technologies are utilized to deliver the solution to the user and to ensure a tight coupling of the field and the back office. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Trimble has a worldwide presence with more than 3,800 ...

Effects of healing touch therapy being studied

... can prolong recovery for the patient and can cause slight amnesia following the procedure," Schmulewitz says. This study is looking at whether coupling Healing Touch with mild sedation prior to an EUS procedure can help relax patients, avoiding problems with anesthesia and making the procedure run ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac: June 11, 2008

... hazards when disposed. Existing composites made from natural fibers show poor adhesion qualities and must be strengthened by using other synthetic coupling agents, some of which are toxic, the researchers note. The researchers coated hemp and sisal fibers with nano-sized particles of bacterial ...

Molecular insight begins Trofex Phase 1 trial for detection of metastatic prostate cancer

... that target PSMA, a protein that is highly expressed by prostate cancer cells. PSMA is well established as a molecular target for prostate cancer and coupling it with an imaging radionuclide enables a rapid, non-invasive way to detect the location of metastatic cancer. "Prostate cancer is the second ...

Molecular insight begins Trofex Ph. 1 trial for detection of metastatic prostate cancer

... that target PSMA, a protein that is highly expressed by prostate cancer cells. PSMA is well established as a molecular target for prostate cancer and coupling it with an imaging radionuclide enables a rapid, non-invasive way to detect the location of metastatic cancer. "Prostate cancer is the second ...

Targeted Anticancer Drugs - In Vitro Assessment and Non-Invasive Imaging of Patient and Tumor Status Will Determine Clinical and Commercial Success

... to successfully treat patients with cancer it is necessary to accurately profile their disease and closely and continuously monitor its development. coupling the use of targeted anticancer agents with patient selection and monitoring using highly specific in vitro tests and/or noninvasive imaging ...

Draeger Introduces the AirBoss Series Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus Approved to: NFPA 1981, 2007 Standards

... an easy to breathe 550 liters/minute of air to the user and provides an easy push doffing switch. The AirBoss Series also comes complete with RIC coupling and a hardened heads up display to offer a mechanical gauge with the option of an integrated PASS device. The optional PASS is located on the hip ...

BioMed Realty Trust Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... venture, our proven ability to execute on our business model and the world-class quality of the assets we are developing through the joint venture. coupling this financing with the extension of our joint venture's existing facility to April 2009 and the raising of approximately $156.3 million in gross ...

UT Southwestern testing new hybrid hearing device combining advantages of hearing aids, implants

... device, but not both. Initial studies on the hybrid device suggest there is a synergistic effect achieved by maintaining the natural hearing and coupling it with the cochlear implant, particularly for distinguishing speech in noisy environments. The device both amplifies low frequencies and ...

Siemens Demonstrates New Version of Multimodality Cardiology Image Management Solution at ACC 2008

... data manually in the patient report. The patient's complete hemodynamic profile will be available to physicians as part of the report and this coupling could lead to improved decision making especially in the treatment of congestive heart failure (CHF), since cardiovascular physiology, such as blood ...

Flagship Global Health and China HealthCare Holdings Form Strategic Alliance

... strong relationships with health providers and insurers in China to deliver second opinion services to Chinese patients. "This alliance is an ideal coupling of Flagship's sector expertise with China Healthcare's market access," said Dr Li Zhong Yuan, chairman of CHC. "Our long-established partnership with ...

Report Lists Key Policy Questions Facing State, National Health Reform

... a wealth of state activities took aim at system-wide improvements in quality, care coordination, and cost containment. Increasingly, states are coupling coverage expansions with strategies that target chronic conditions, wellness and prevention, the uptake of health information technology, and public ...

Findings point to molecular 'Achilles heel' for half of breast cancer tumors

... puberty-induced mammary gland development in female mice that simply lack cyclin D1 is essentially normal. It made no sense to researchers that coupling over expression of ER[alpha] with the absence of cyclin D1 would have a complete lack of mammary glands. This was striking, very unusual, she said. ...

UC Davis researchers find evidence of mature heart cell potential in embryonic stem cells

... stem cells have been unable to find evidence of functional calcium stores. Li found protein functions that are involved in the early stages of this coupling process. He and his colleagues now plan to move on and engineer the calcium-handling properties in order to enhance contractile properties in ...

Vioxx Settlement Puts Painkillers Back in the Spotlight

... of gastrointestinal side effects, such as those with a history of gastrointestinal problems and those taking anticoagulant drugs, Fendrick recommends coupling NSAIDs with stomach-soothing drugs called proton pump inhibitors. These drugs include widely used medications such as Nexium, Prevacid and Prilosec. ...

Delayed angioplasty -- big bucks, no bang

... it doesnt seem to offer the advantages we expected. In addition, the minimal initial benefits that patients with PCI enjoyed diminished over time. coupling that with the higher cost, we now know that adding PCI to standard medical care in opening blocked arteries more than a day after a heart attack is ...

Penn researchers find emotional well-being has no influence on cancer survival

... measure was overall survival. The study sample included 1,093 patients, and of this group, 646 died during the length of the study. With the coupling of this large sample and the uniformity of treatment and quality of care that is required in a clinical trial, this is one of the methodologically ...

Combination vaccines okay for infants, study shows

... Michael Pichichero, M.D., professor of Microbiology/Immunology, Pediatrics and Medicine at the University of Rochester and the studys lead author. coupling or tripling of these vaccines is increasingly important, as this streamlining helps to promote parent compliance, timely vaccination and fewer ...

SBi Launches rHead(TM) Lateral Radial Head Implant and rHead(TM) Plating Systems to Expand its Elbow Management System

... M.D, who completed the first procedure using the Lateral rHead at the Louisville Arm and Hand Center. "A unique feature of the system is the coupling mechanism between the radial head and stem that enables the implant to be implanted sideways to reduce ligament disruption," Dr. Gupta added. ...

Study Reveals Little-known Cell Networks Vital to Circadian Rhythm

... circumstances. SCN cells in vivo must synchronize not only to light-dark cycles but also to one another to coordinate circadian behavior. Lack of coupling may allow peripheral oscillators to anticipate and respond rapidly not only to the synchronizing cues emanating from the SCN but also to ...

Scientists Equip Bacteria With Custom Chemo-Navigational System

... bacteria with 'chemo-navigation' systems to move them toward desired targets. Chemotactic bacteria navigate chemical environments by coupling their information-processing capabilities to powerful, tiny molecular motors that propel the cells forward. Researchers have long envisioned ...

Mathematical Model Predicts Cholera Outbreaks

... Oscillation (ENSO), a major source of climate variability from year to year, influences cycles of cholera in Bangladesh. They also showed that the coupling between climate variability and cholera cycles has become stronger in recent decades. Now, Pascual is examining the feasibility of using a ...

Chronotype, a Measure to Assess Patterns of Daily Activities

... tightly coupled to sun time, while within groups corresponding to more densely populated towns and cities, chronotypes showed a progressively weaker coupling to sun time. City dwelling potentially impacts the influence of sunlight as a zeitgeber because urban dwellers are typically exposed to less ...

Researchers Identify The Cause To Obesity

... of obesity. "We know that CRP binds to leptin, and this impairs its signaling, but we don't know how this is so. It may be that the coupling of the two makes crossing the blood-brain barrier difficult, or it may be that as a package it can't bind to leptin receptors in the brain," ...
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