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Tyco International Reports Third Quarter Earnings from Continuing Operations Before Special Items of $0.58 Per Share and GAAP Earnings of $0.51 Per Share

... percentage points of the decline coming from the electrical and Metal Products business. "Our ... margin before special items was 8.2%. electrical and Metal Products ... products and 27% for copper products. electrical and Metal Products incurred an operating loss of ...

Patrick Rummerfield Teams with Eric Westacott Foundation and Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation to Help Young Quadriplegic Boy

... in to donate a state of the art Functional electrical Stimulus (FES) bike and tilt-table donated by ... Alex with a state of the art RT300 Functional electrical Stimulus (FES) bike and tilt-table donated by ... Malarkey's Ohio home of an RT300, a Functional electrical Stimulus (FES) bike, and tilt-table, donated by ...

Stem Cells Used for 'Biological Pacemaker'

... In experiments with mice, researchers corrected electrical problems of the heart WEDNESDAY, ... fat tissue may one day be able to reverse the electrical problems in the heart that pacemakers now ... into rodents with reduced heart rates caused by electrical signaling problems known as atrioventricular (AV) ...

Advanced Heart Procedure Treats Growing Problem

... with atrial fibrillation is caused by a faulty electrical impulse, which can be fairly well-managed with ... a brief procedure where a doctor delivers an electrical shock to convert an abnormal heart rhythm back to ... precise scars on the heart to block the faulty electrical impulses that cause the heart to beat ....

Electrocardiogram Blip Signals Heart Trouble

... portion of the jagged blip that records electrical activity as the heart contracts and expands, was ... The PR interval records the time that the electrical activity of the heart moves across the atria, the ... could be scarring and other abnormalities in the electrical system of the heart." When the abnormality is ...

UGA researchers achieve breakthrough in effort to develop tiny biological fuel cells

... way to grow molecular wire brushes that conduct electrical charges, a first step in developing biological ... do a good job of converting chemical energy into electrical energy, "they aren't very useful in this ... all of the fundamental physics involved in how electrical charges move through organic materials." The ...

Inspire Medical Systems Completes $17 Million Series B Financing

... Second generation implantable device utilizes electrical stimulation to prevent airway closure during ... system is an implantable device that delivers electrical stimulation to prevent the closure of the upper ... sensor and a stimulation lead that delivers the electrical impulses to the patient's hypoglossal nerve. The ...

Revolutionizing the diagnosis of serious disease

... work by the Ultrasonics Group in the Division of electrical Systems and Optics has been deemed so potentially ... 20 kHz and above. Medical ultrasound uses an electrical transducer the size of a matchbox to produce ... laser light to produce ultrasound rather than an electrical current. This allows us to talk to these tiny ...

Strategies to Rein in Epidemics Need to be Retooled for Rural Populations, Say K-State Engineers Using Computers to Model Disease Outbreaks in Rural Areas

... Plains. Caterina Scoglio, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, is leading an Epicenter ... Robert Kooij, adjunct associate professor of electrical and computer engineering; and Walter Schumm, ... Sohini Roy Chowdhury, master's student in electrical engineering; Supriya Nirkhiwale, May 2009 ...

Catheter Ablation Effective in Treating Atrial Fibrillation

... in which heart tissue responsible for the erratic electrical signals throwing off the organ's pumping rhythm ... it the most common of heart rhythm disorders. The electrical signals to the heart become irregular, causing ... tip heats and destroys the tissue causing the bad electrical signals. The procedure's risks include creating ...

Expert consensus on catheter ablation of ventricular arrhythmias

... with heart disease are often due to abnormal electrical circuits originating from diseased areas of scar ... catheter to identify the source of the abnormal electrical activity in a procedure known as mapping. ... of "mapping and ablation" continues until the electrical disturbance can no longer be triggered by ...

Brain Stimulation Therapy Eases Tough-to-Treat Depression

... of the electrodes, which emit tiny, adjustable, electrical pulses that block dysfunctional activity in the ... of therapeutic neuromodulation. The brain is an electrical organ. There is a role for both chemical and electrical interventions in the treatment of brain-based ...

Tyco International Reports Second Quarter Earnings from Continuing Operations Before Special Items of $0.55 Per Share; Impact of Special Items Results in Loss From Continuing Operations of $5.40 Per Share

... organically on a quarter sequential basis. electrical and Metal Products ... 11% decline in volume for copper products. electrical and Metal Products incurred an operating loss of ... 817 932 electrical and Metal Products 330 ...

Forensic Expert Investigating Chinese Drywall Issue

... emissions that corrode wires, air conditioners, electrical appliances and metal fixtures," said Mulholland. ... of a problem includes failure of HVAC units or electrical appliances, copper coils turning black, corroded electrical wiring, tarnished silver jewelry or silver-plated ...

Faulty Household Wiring Can Trigger a Heart Defibrillator

... gone off, but analysis "raised suspicion that electrical noise had caused an inappropriate ICD discharge," ... Kong reported two such cases -- one caused by electrical signals from a power drill, the other by signals ... has to be sensitive to very small changes in the electrical impulses coming from the heart," which makes it ...

Faster, better diagnosis for patients with heart rhythm disorders

... equipment allows us to better visualize electrical activity in the heart and localize the source of ... flutter irregular, rapid heartbeats caused by electrical disturbances in the upper chambers of the heart ... mapping system that records the heart's electrical activity. Just like geo-positioning systems (GPS) ...

Astrocytes help separate man from mouse

... flashier brain cells known as neurons that send electrical signals, are bigger, faster, and much more ... flashy counterparts, the neurons that fire the electrical signals crucial to pretty much everything we do. It's the electrical activity of neurons that constitutes what most ...

Abnormal EKG can predict death in stroke patients

... and also have an abnormality in the heart's electrical cycle are at a higher risk of death within 90 days than people who do not have abnormal electrical activity at the time of emergency treatment, ... The QTc interval is a measure of the electrical activity of the heart. An EKG records the waves ...

Engineer: Computer learning, electrical stimulation offer hope for paralyzed

... University of Florida engineering researcher says electrical stimulation a simple, decades-old technique to ... his progress so far suggests computer-adapted electrical stimulation could one day help the estimated ... annually. "It's an adaptive scheme to do electrical stimulation more efficiently, with less fatigue ...

Hebrew University scientist develop technique for eliminating reblockage of arteries

... special training of the medical team. In IRE, electrical fields are applied across targeted cells, ... This process leads to cell death, since the electrical fields cause permanent damage to the membranes and the consequent loss of cell stability. The electrical fields damage only the cell membranes, with no ...

Control Your Anger, Help Your Heart

... in the electrocardiogram (ECG), which records the electrical activity of the heart as it beats. T-wave ... said. "It shows what anger does to the heart electrical system. In the laboratory, anger is predictive of ... because the study indicates that anger can cause electrical instability of the heart, "it suggests that ...

University of Texas engineers receive $3.2 million in National Science Foundation CAREER awards

... of Mechanical Engineering; Christine Julien of electrical and Computer Engineering; Mary Jo Kirisits of ... Environmental Engineering; Alexis Kwasinski of electrical and Computer Engineering; Laura J. Suggs of Biomedical Engineering; Emanuel Tutuc of electrical and Computer Engineering; Haris Vikalo ...

Stuart M. Goldstein, Southern New Jersey Patent and Intellectual Property Attorney, secures a New Revolutionary Eco-Friendly Patent

... patent areas include all types of mechanical and electrical products and improvements, methods and systems: ... and equipment, cleaning tools and appliances, electrical lighting and switches, household appliances, plumbing and electrical tools, appliances and related equipment, hardware ...

New stretchable electrodes created to study stresses on cardiac cells

... said Babak Ziaie, a Purdue associate professor of electrical and computer engineering. Cell cultures are ... The conference, sponsored by the Institute of electrical and Electronics Engineers, will be in Sorrento, ... of incubation. The platform also maintained its electrical capabilities after being stretched 100 times." ...

Evolution and epilepsy

... of Pennsylvania School of Medicine on brain electrical signaling offer a fresh perspective on vertebrate ... a series of improvements in molecules generating electrical signals in nerves between 550 and 400 million ... of Neurology , the scientists found that the same electrical signaling molecules appear to be an effective ...

Cyberonics Names Milton M. Morris, Ph.D. Vice President, Research & Development

... our team." Dr. Morris received a B.S. in electrical Engineering from Northwestern University and his Ph.D. in electrical Engineering from The University of Michigan , ... Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of ...

M.C. Dean, Inc. Awarded Contract for Electrical Services at Atlanta VA Medical Center

... Firm to Upgrade electrical Infrastructure at VA Medical Center ... premier providers of full lifecycle services for electrical and electronic systems, announced that it has ... to perform a multi-million dollar upgrade of the electrical systems at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center ...

Defect in Gene Tied to Atrial Fibrillation

... idea that the heart rhythm disorder is an electrical problem THURSDAY, Dec. 11 (HealthDay ... common thinking is that atrial fibrillation is an electrical problem of the heart," which has kept the focus on ion channels that control the electrical impulses that keep the heart beating, said Qing ...

Instrumentation Laboratory Announces 'ILeader Panel' of Experts as Part of 50th Anniversary Program

... Trotta is an active member of the Institute of electrical and Electronics Engineers. He holds a BS in electrical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MSc in electrical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts ...

Doctors' questions about end-of-life legalities may result in patient pain

... The ICD is a small, battery-powered electrical impulse generator, much like a pacemaker, that is ... changes in cardiac rhythm and delivering an electrical shock to the heart to restore normal rhythm. ... are aware that ICDs save lives by delivering an electrical shock and that such shocks are associated with ...

Membrane fusion at the synapse: Janus faced synaptotagmin-1 helps to keep the fast pace

... neuron is in a pre-synapse phase, it explodes in electrical activity that opens a channel allowing positively ... make up the synapse. On the sending site, the electrical activity of the neuron needs to be rapidly ... via receptors and converts it again into electrical activity. It takes no more than 1/1,000th of ...

Positive Findings Published on Emergent Technology for Treating Chronic Pain

... -- Peer-reviewed safety and efficacy data on electrical Twitch Obtaining Intramuscular Stimulation ... replacing needle use with a handheld electrical wand. eToims(R) produces muscle twitches by ... more definitive in those receiving 3Hz frequency electrical stimulation for 4 seconds than 1Hz for 1 ...

Seizures in newborns can be detected with small, portable brain activity monitors

... units could assist clinicians in monitoring for electrical seizures until confirmation with conventional EEG ... or four scalp electrodes to detect the brain's electrical activity, instead of the 12 or 20 used with ... aEEG, it can be effective for monitoring electrical seizure activity in newborns." With ...

Innovative Self Locking Threaded Fasteners Provide New Electrical Design Options

... locking self locking fasteners are helping the electrical industry combat vibration and thread loosening in ... (PRWEB) July 2, 2008 -- For electrical engineers combating seismic, shipping or ... attacked these challenges while providing new electrical design options with innovative Spiralock self ...

Migraine mutations reveal clues to biological basis of disorder

... through brain cell membranes involved in the electrical conduction of nerve impulses. The findings ... into cultured human cells and recorded the cells' electrical properties the key function modulated by sodium ... to flow into the cell, which helps generate the electrical current conducted by the cell. "These ...

Possible link between different forms of epilepsy found by Carnegie Mellon scientists

... antagonist, which returned the post-seizure electrical activity to normal levels. "The fact that the ... can be very effective in normalizing aberrant electrical activity in neurons, which suggests that BK ... is a neurological disorder marked by abnormal electrical activity in the brain that leads to recurring ...

JCI online early table of contents: June 12, 2008

... of time (known as the QT interval) in the heart's electrical cycle, is caused by mutations in the HERG gene. What triggers the changes in the electrical activity in the heart (and therefore in the ... can also trigger life-threatening changes in the electrical activity in the heart of patients with LQT-2. ...

Zebrafish enable scientists to study the migration of neurons that enable sexual maturity

... recording pipettes to measure the GnRH neuron's electrical activity as they travel. In cell culture systems at least, there is a known relationship between electrical activity in these neurons and their migratory ... zebrafish embryos, the researchers already know electrical activity in these neurons increases as they ...

Human Stem Cell Transplant Helps Brain-Impaired Mice

... Restored damaged electrical pathway seen in MS patients who lose nerve ... that plays a critical role in the transmission of electrical signals between nerve cells. When myelin is missing or damaged, electrical signals aren't properly transmitted. These ...

Brown researchers work toward ending cartilage loss

... These cells are then coaxed to multiply through electrical pulses. It's the first study that has shown ... cartilage cells to grow more densely by applying electrical pulses. Scientists don't completely understand ... scientists in Japan and elsewhere have shown that electrical pulses stimulate bone cell growth. ...
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