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Microchip gives blind a chance of sight

...st an external camera mounted in an eyeglass frame captures the image and converts it into an electrical signal that is electronically transmitted to the flexible silicon biochip surgically attached near the retina.The chip electronically stimulates the healthy cells of the retina, which sends the signals con...

Microchip gives blind a chance of sight

...st an external camera mounted in an eyeglass frame captures the image and converts it into an electrical signal that is electronically transmitted to the flexible silicon biochip surgically attached near the retina.The chip electronically stimulates the healthy cells of the retina, which sends the signals con...

Latest device for identifying Melanomas

...d over a patient's skin, its built-in video camera captures an image of a skin lesion. It then downloads the information to the SolarScan computer, where image analysis software identifies the boundary of the lesion and key diagnostic features, such as color segmentation, patterns and shape. The software com...

New Sensor Created For Lung Disorder Patients

... The device that works by analysing infrared light captures CO2 (carbon dioxide) using a small receptacle that is pressed to the inside of the wrist where arterial blood vessels are close to the skin. The capsule collects the CO2 that diffuses from the blood out through the skin. IANS...

New Biosensor Developed To Detect E. Coli Bacteria

...ce of the chip. A digital camera image of the chip captures the changes for analysis and confirmation of detection. Describing the new technology as inexpensive, Miller said that a physician some day could use it in his office to confirm a streptococcal infection in a patient with a sore throat. --Edited ...

'Fight the Flab' Competition Yields Great Results

... one of the best motivators and WeightLossWars.com captures that essence of competition and uses it as a catalyst to help people accomplish their weight loss, health and dieting goals, commented Blair Wilson, Director of Marketing for WeightLossWars.com. For more information: http:www.weightlosswars.com ma...

Novel Device Developed To Help Autistic Individuals Communicate Better

... autistic individuals to view the camera while its captures the listeners facial expressions represent some of the significant challenges to be overcome before it can be approved and marketed. The device can also function as a teaching aid, says Timothy Bickmore. 'I would love it if you could have a compute...

World Bank Could Have Made A World of Difference to Fight Malaria, Yet It Failed!

...list in the bank's malaria program said,"The story captures a lot of the bank's shortcomings from a year ago. But now we've had a year of progress."...

The Price Of Autism

...n someone with autism and someone without. It also captures the value of lost productivity for an autistic person’s parents. Examples include loss of income due to reduced work hours or not working altogether. Ganz estimates that annual indirect costs for autistic individuals and their parents range from more...

Voluntary Error-Reporting System Ensures Patient Safety

...ted a hospital-wide computer reporting system that captures a variety of medication errors, the vast majority of which do not harm a patient but may have the potential to do so if systems are not corrected. In the study, researchers found that errors occurred in every step of the medication process - from p...

Autoimmune disorders studied in detail by U-M researchers.

...s the cell’s energy currency, is the molecule that captures chemical energy from food and transfers it to energy-demanding processes, such as muscle contraction and the transmission of nerve signals. 'People had proposed in the past that if you could inhibit this enzyme, there might be therapeutic potential...

DNA-bound p53 Tumor Suppressor Protein Structure Determined

...ural state of p53 binding to DNA. The present work captures p53 bound to DNA in its natural dimeric units and thus allows Marmorstein and colleagues to make new and potentially significant insights into p53 function. One new insight from the current study, for example, is that the point of contact between t...

Hospital Selected to ‘25 Most Influential’ List in Radiology in 206

...t Penn, HUP’s uniquely outfitted new PET/CT system captures an amazingly precise simultaneous structural and functional “look inside the body.” By being able to retrieve these excellent high-resolution functional images of the body, radiologists are better able to detect what is wrong and how to treat it. A...

Naked truths and Basic Instincts

...otic pictures and sensuous pleasures beseechingly captures the focus of a man and holds him in rapt attention// and causes a man to file away the first impressions indelibly in the recesses of his mind says scientists who conducted a study on heterosexual men, heterosexual women, homosexual men and bisexual...

Protein Blockade For HIV Infection

...s cells act more like a virus vacuum cleaner which captures HIV 1 and destroys them. HIV infection occurs when there is an increased level of HIV or when the langerin activity is weak. This clearly explains why HIV is very difficult to contract. Geijtenbeek said this research opens up the possibilities of i...

RFID Use can Avoid Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

...d to the bottom of the crib and an attached device captures RFID tag data every five seconds and in case the breathing stops an alert is sounded. The alert will also bring up the hospital record of the baby and the doctors and nurses can be immediately alerted about the looming danger. If the device is th...

National Cancer Database Reveals Disparities in Access to Thyroid Cancer Surgery

...oria who examined the data from the NCDB. The NCDB captures approximately 88 percent of all new thyroid cancers diagnosed annually. "We were surprised to see that in addition to those factors that are expected to influence surgical treatment -- like tumor size and lymph node status -- that patients from cer...

Circadian Clocks Triggered Chemical Reactions may Be Behind Jet Lag

...lecule. The researchers say that the chromophore captures a particle of light, and the captured energy from the light triggers a series of interactions that ultimately lead to conformational changes on the surface of the vivid protein, causing a cascade of events affecting the expression of genes, such as t...

'Metro' - a Witty Look at Insensitivities of City Life

... gives a nuanced performance. Bobby Singh's camera captures Shilpa in agonized silhouettes. Kay Kay, as her insensitive husband, has a thankless role that he performs with rare understanding. While Sharman and Kangana are surprisingly chemistry-less in their screen relationships, Irrfan and Konkona come acr...

Tinnitus Patients can Lead a Normal Life

...uch as a tinnitus - is produced in the passage, it captures it straight away. To avoid this phenomenon, external sound is introduced into the auditory canal, thus reducing the perception of the tinnitus at a cortical level (in order to be less conscious of what there is and distract attention away from the...

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