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10 Million Workers Gain New Health and Behavior Change Tool - eMindful Courses Offered to Client of Leading Online Health Change Provider

... now have mindful health and diet changes at their finger tips as eMindful.com, a leading source of online ... have mindful health and diet changes at their finger tips as eMindful.com, a leading source of online ... of complementary health tools literally at their finger tips." This partnership builds on the ...

Sangamo BioSciences Presents Positive Phase 2 ZFP Therapeutic Data at ADA 2009

... 859-P): "Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Zinc finger Protein Activator (SB-509) in Mild to Moderate ... Using Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Zinc finger Protein Activator (SB-509): Interim Phase 2 ... an injectable plasmid encoding a DNA-binding Zinc finger DNA-binding Protein (ZFP) Transcription Factor ...

National Survey Finds Nearly All Adults Say They Wash Their Hands After Visiting Public Restrooms, But Most Think They Are Exception

... reduced the average number of bacteria on the finger pads by up to 76 percent and on the palms by up ... average number of bacteria by 194 percent on the finger pads and by 254 percent on the palms. ... increased the average number of bacteria on the finger pads by 42 percent and on the palms by 15 ....

Sangamo BioSciences Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... modified at the CCR5 gene by CCR5-specific zinc finger DNA-binding protein nucleases (ZFNs). A total of ... of the CCR5 gene. This trial is the first zinc finger nuclease therapeutic study in humans. Individuals ... of a class of DNA-binding proteins known as zinc finger DNA-binding proteins (ZFPs). By engineering ZFPs ...

New Device 'Fingers' Heart Risk

... TUESDAY, March 31 (HealthDay News) -- A simple finger sensor is highly accurate at predicting a heart ... test takes about 15 minutes. Two thimble-like finger probes are placed on each index finger and connected to a machine that measures blood ...

Mayo study shows simple finger device may help predict future heart events, such as heart attack

... Mayo Clinic study show that a simple, noninvasive finger sensor test is "highly predictive" of a major ... Session in Orlando (0917-7). The noninvasive finger test device, called the EndoPAT by Itamar ... consists of digital recording equipment and two finger probes that look like large thimbles. For the ...

Mayo Study Shows Simple Finger Device May Help Predict Future Heart Events, Such as Heart Attack

... Mayo Clinic study show that a simple, noninvasive finger sensor test is "highly predictive" of a major ... Session in Orlando (0917-7). The noninvasive finger test device, called the EndoPAT by Itamar ... consists of digital recording equipment and two finger probes that look like large thimbles. For the ...

Toes With Nail Fungus Will Be Exposed During Upcoming Summer Sandal Months: Prepare Now

... those Americans who have been hiding their finger and toe nails in gloves, shoes or under Band-Aids ... at-home screening kit that helps diagnose toe and finger nail fungus. As part of the product launch, ... home. For those diagnosed with fungus on the finger and toe areas, Woodward Labs offers Mycocide NS ...

New evidence suggests electric hand dryers in public toilets pose health risk

... bacteria was found to increase on average on the finger pads by 194% and on the palms by 254% drying ... on average of the total number of bacteria on the finger pads by 42% and on the palms by 15% after ... number of bacteria was reduced on average on the finger pads by up to 76% and on the palms by up to 77%. ...

In High-Stakes Stock Trading, Finger Length Matters

... 12 (HealthDay News) -- For all those whose ring finger far outstretches their index finger, British ... to a new study, having a relatively long ring finger augurs well for success in those high-stress ... prenatal testosterone exposure is having a fourth finger (ring finger) that is longer than the ...

Zinc finger proteins put personalized HIV therapy within reach

... Richmond, CA, who developed the zinc finger technology, report in an advanced online issue of ... inducing mutations in the CCR5 gene using zinc finger proteins, we've reduced the expression of CCR5 ... by the non-functional CCR5 protein. The zinc finger approach aims to mimic this natural immunity. ...

Leeds medics solve an ancient riddle -- and offer new tool for diagnosis

... diseases and many other conditions all result in finger clubbing. But exactly why swollen, reddened ... "You look at the range of conditions connected to finger clubbing and wonder what on earth they could have ... who have undergone a lung transplant, their finger clubbing goes away. The same goes for empyema ...

Each finger can be moved separately

... available pros-thetic hand that can move each finger separately and has an astounding range of grip ... drives are located directly in the movable finger joints and operate on the biological principle of ... hydraulics. In this way, index finger, middle finger and thumb can be moved independently. The ...

What gives us fingertip dexterity?

... like using a cell phone or performing the many finger tasks it takes to dress yourself. In a study ... why it takes young children years to develop fine finger muscle coordination and skills such as precision pinching or manipulation, and why fine finger manipulation is so vulnerable to neurological ...

Fingers Point to Risk for Arthritic Knees

... If index finger is shorter than ring finger you might be in trouble, study suggests FRIDAY, Jan. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Women whose index finger is shorter than their ...

The risk of osteoarthritis and index to ring finger length ratio

... Index to ring finger length ratio (2D:4D) is a trait known for its ... methods: a direct visual comparison of the 2 finger ends, the measured ratio from the base to the tip of the upper finger joints, and the measured ratio of the metacarpal ...

Another Reason Not to Smoke While Pregnant: Birth Defects

... Research finds a much greater risk of finger and toe deformities,,,, FRIDAY, Aug. ... increases the odds that a baby will be born with finger or toe deformities. Just a half a pack a day ... About one in 600 babies is born with an extra finger or toe -- a condition known as polydactyly. A ...

M2SYS Biometric Software Solution Selected By GHG Corporation

... add-on, GHG customers have the option to use either fingerprint or finger vein readers to facilitate the biometric identification of employees. The ... biometric software solution and the option to use either fingerprint or finger vein recognition. It's a winning combination," he added. "GHG ...

Make Eye Exams Part of the Back to School Routine

... head Makes frequent reversals when reading or writing Uses finger to maintain place when reading Omits or confuses small words when ... Eye-Q(R) survey found that only one-third of parents identified using a finger while reading (31 percent) or behavioral problems (35 percent) as ...

Pulse Oximetry Entrenched as Standard-of-Care in Patient Monitoring, States Frost & Sullivan

... to hamper market prospects. "Low replacement rates of hand-held and finger pulse oximetry units could magnify their restraining effect on the ... Narasimhan. "The low average price and replacement rate of hand-held and finger pulse oximeters are expected to limit the expansion of the home monitoring ...

Gene signature may predict patient response to therapy for gastrointestinal stromal tumors

... did not respond well to imatinib. Of these, they identified 20 KRAB-zinc finger genes that encode for proteins that typically act as transcriptional ... data indicate that if we can alter the activity of some of these KRAB-zinc finger proteins, we may be able to enhance the effectiveness of imatinib ...

Pooches Sometimes Miss the Point

... the posture or direction of the hand, arm and torso -- even if an index finger is pointing in the opposite direction, the researchers found. "Dogs ... widely studied. But children's, less so. Using a variety of arm, leg, finger and elbow gestures, the researchers indicated the location of a hidden ...

ACell, Inc. Founder Mentioned on the Oprah Winfrey Show as Inventor of Powder for Healing Severed Fingers

... on The Oprah Winfrey show as Lee Spievack described how his severed finger grew back after applying ACell's wound care powder. ACell's ... and can be used in a broad range of medical applications such as severed finger trauma, wound care, general surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, urology and ...

Office Zone Announces New Line of 'Safer' Paper Shredders

... injuries have occurred. As a result of the optical sensor, as soon as a finger or tongue enter the shredder, the shredder turns on. These injuries can be ... been recessed into the paper shredder. This makes it much harder for a finger to reach the shredder blades. Older paper shredders had the shredder ...

bioMETRX Teams Up With Mr. Handyman

... professional installation and programming services for smartTOUCH(R) finger activated products that include garage door openers, door locks, ... use. Once properly installed and programmed, a family member only needs a finger to securely open a door, get their mail, or set their temperature. ...

Freedom Meditech Receives JumpStart Investment

... a non-invasive blood glucose monitor, the current standard is still the finger prick method, which has obvious user compliance and convenience drawbacks ... ocular glucose measurement device that could provide an alternative to the finger prick method of diabetes blood sugar measurement and monitoring. The ...

2020 Commission Supports Modernization Plans at Three Monroe County Hospitals, With 140 Additional Beds

... assessment of bed need and community health needs will be informed by the finger Lakes Health System Agency's 2020 Commission." After five months of ... hospital systems will be positioned to quickly add beds as needed. The finger Lakes Health Systems Agency is charged by the 2020 Commission with ...

Bonn scientists discover new hemoglobin type

... with a new type of the blood pigment. 'The pulse oximeter is put on a finger as a clip and X-rays it with infrared radiation,' he explains. ... lower the content of oxygen in the blood, the less light penetrates the finger and reaches the sensor of the oximeter.' But Haemoglobin Bonn absorbs a ...

HEPA Filters May Improve Cardiovascular Health

... "Our main finding was a significant improvement in the function of small finger blood vessels after reduction of indoor air particles. This effect most ... Each couple's individual MVF was assessed using a noninvasive finger sensor. "We expected that removing air particles with the HEPA filters ...

Using HEPA filters may improve cardiovascular health

... The researchers then assessed each individuals MVF using a noninvasive finger sensor. Several secondary endpoints were studied in blood and urine ... Our main finding was a significant improvement in the function of small finger blood vessels after reduction of indoor air particles. This effect most ...

Winemaking waste proves effective against disease-causing bacteria in early studies

... Station at Cornell University. Both institutions, with access to finger Lakes wineries, have been looking at how compounds found in wine grapes ... season 2005 red wine grape varieties and pomace from wineries in the finger Lakes region of New York state. These included Pinot Noir from Hosmer ...

Sangamo BioSciences Provides Update on Company's Accomplishments in 2007 and 2008 Objectives

... high value laboratory research reagents based upon Sangamo's zinc finger DNA binding protein technology. In July 2007, as part of the ... enable the engineering of a class of DNA-binding proteins known as zinc finger DNA-binding proteins (ZFPs). By engineering ZFPs that recognize a specific ...

A pain-free window into painful neuropathies

... volunteers had many more Meissner corpuscles in the tip of the pinkie finger about 12 such structures per square millimeter, compared to a mean of 2.8 ... attaining them so easily was. Volunteers simply held their pinkie finger under a microscope for a few minutes. No pain, no blood, no tissue ...

Holiday Hand Safety 101: Hand Surgeons Offer Tips for a Safe Carving Season

... well-lit and dry. Good lighting will help prevent an accidental cut of the finger and making sure your cutting surface is dry will prevent ingredients from ... necessary to safely handle sharp utensils. -- Lastly, should you cut your finger or hand, bleeding from minor cuts will often stop on their own by applying ...

Chinese women join global breast cancer trial

... visits and mammogram check-ups, and another, which includes all these treatments plus radiotherapy. Researchers will be looking for a molecular finger print of each patient's cancer to try and identify patients most likely to benefit from radiotherapy. Professor Ian Kunkler, from the Edinburgh ...

Masimo Receives FDA Clearance for New Rainbow(R) Resposable(TM) Sensor System

... that connects to the patient cable to be used on multiple patients - while the adhesive disposable sensor that attaches directly to the patient's finger is used on only one patient. This dramatically minimizes waste, enabling hospitals to reduce their costs safely, and effectively fulfill their ...

Flexi-Seal(R) Fecal Management System Receives 2008 Critical Care Nurse Advertising Effectiveness Award

... minimize the chance of tissue necrosis. A closed-end collection bag, designed to help reduce the spread of infection. A unique, patented finger pocket guides easy insertion. An entirely latex-free design. About ConvaTec ConvaTec is a leading developer and marketer of ...

A Curse or Two Might Quell the Pain

... Jay said. "It also allows you to get that anger out and express it unambiguously." Stephen's interest in studying swearing began after he hit his finger with a hammer and swore in response. During labor, his wife also shouted a profanity or two. "One of the midwives commented that she had heard ...

Matter over mind

... suggested our brain and complex musculature can barely keep up with requirements posed by our anatomy and the mechanics of even ordinary, real-world, finger tasks like rubbing a surface. The conclusions begin to explain why even minor damage to the neuromuscular system seems to produce real deficits in ...

Rice University team's award-winning device could benefit treatment of hand injuries

... isolate a patient's individual fingers. "You wouldn't think it works as well as it does, but once you are pegged in, you can't move anything but the finger we want you to," Miller said. A loop is fitted around the finger, and when the patient moves it, the amount of force generated is measured. "PRIME ...
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