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Traffic Control Boxes to Help Road Monitoring

...wise, it sits quietly and leaves the communication channel free. For example, if traffic stalls at an interchange, the controller box could alert authorities that it suspects an accident. If conditions are fine, no data are sent. "With this approach, no news is good news," Coifman said. The approach is...

Signalife Recorder Transmits Heart Rate Data From Champ Car Driver in Real-Time

...alife device is capable of broadcasting single ECG channel data via vehicle telemetry system. Simultaneously with transmission, the novel ECG recorder can store three full clinical-bandwidth ECG channels in the internal recorder memory for later review by the physicians. Continuous ECG recording with live ...

Genes Play Major Role in Determining Individual's Sour Taste Perception

...ructures - such as the recently-discovered PKD ion channel - are correlated with individual differences in sensitivity to sourness. For any given candidate receptor, a strong association of genetic with perceptual variation would support the likelihood that the receptor detects sour taste. The findings...

Tumor Painting to Fight Against Cancer

...few as 200 cancer cells traveling in a mouse lymph channel could be detected. Chlorotoxin:Cy5.5 is applicable to many cancers, but is especially helpful to surgeons operating on brain tumors. Not only would it reveal whether theyd left behind any bits of tumor, it would also help them avoid removing normal...

Alzheimers Disease Enzyme may Interfere With Brain Function

...per the investigators present evidence that sodium channel metabolism is altered in the brains of Alzheimers patients compared with non-demented individuals of similar age. Our study suggests that the BACE inhibitors currently being developed to reduce amyloid-beta generation in Alzheimers disease patients...

Alzheimer's-associated Enzyme Linked to Seizures

...vacs, as saying. Researchers suggested that sodium channel metabolism, whose dysfunction is known to cause seizures in both mice and humans is altered in the brains of Alzheimer's patients as compared with non-demented individuals of similar age. "Our study suggests that the BACE inhibitors currently being...

Doctors Remove Tumour from Heart in a Rare Surgery

...e heart, creating passive, bag-like receptacles to channel blood returning from the lungs into the ventricles, the heart's main pumping chambers. "The newly constructed heart is responding to the treatment and functioning well," said Manohar....

The International Diabetes Federation Launches US$ 10 Million Grant to Improve Diabetes Care

...th professionals and researchers to join us and to channel their expertise to improving the lives of people living with diabetes." Through BRIDGES, IDF will provide funding for pilot projects and outcome studies over the course of seven years. Relevant topics include methods and strategies to improve health ...

Parents Boycott India School After HIV Kids Allowed Back

...pulled her kids from the school told the NDTV news channel Monday. Another father, speaking to AFP, questioned why the shelter that houses the kids had not admitted them into its own school if there was no risk of transmission. The school's parent-teacher association has said it will not send children to...

Indian Doctors Refuse to Help HIV-positive Woman Deliver: Report

...said Friday. The husband told India's NDTV news channel he carried out the delivery as doctors at Meerut Medical College and Hospital in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh shouted instructions from a distance. "They came but simply stood in a line and asked me to pull out the baby and cut the umbilical...

Kerala Health Minister Charged for Infant Deaths in a Hospital

... The news broke out Tuesday courtesy a local TV channel and since then leaders of all political parties, minus the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist, have staged protests at the hospital leading to clashes with the police. The Hospital Development Committee met under the leadership of the district...

The Plot Gets Thicker In The Woolmer Case

A Pakistani channel ARY TV, has revealed that the champagne bottles wh... known to him-bowling coach Mustaq Ahmed. The channel also mentioned that the team manager Talat Ali was witness to this. It is being speculated that...

Nurturing Our Nurses for Healthcare Par Excellence

...y form the core of healthcare services and are the channel of communication between the hospital, doctors and patients. They ensure the physicians' directives are followed without dilution or alteration, so that patient outcomes move in the positive direction. Their contribution is crucial and can make all t...

One Pill may Be Better Than Two for Treating Patients With High Blood Pressure

...rvasc) is in a class of medications called calcium channel blockers. It lowers blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels so the heart does not have to pump as hard. Atorvastatin (brand name Lipitor) is in a class of medications known as statins or HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors. It lowers the level of cho...

Faulty Hormone Tests Compromised Healthcare Of Breast Cancer Patients

...blic was never told about it until a Canadian news channel reported it from the court record earlier this week. This sparked public outrage and at times emotional debate in the house of assembly, with Premier Danny Williams promising a public response to the disclosures. Tilley said Eastern Health neve...

Single-tablet With Two Drugs may Help Control High BP Better

...dipine, one of a class of medicines called calcium channel blockers. Researchers found that just six months of treatment brought the blood pressure of 73 percent of patients into an acceptable range, with an average reading of 132/74 mmHg. A year later, after 18 months of treatment, patients continued to...

Climate Change Reorganized Tibetan Culture 700 Years Ago: Study

...way, the change would have altered the way springs channel water off the Tibetan plateau, according to Aldenderfer. Aldenderfer says that his Tibet project is beginning to reveal how the culture high up on the plateau responded. He and his colleagues say they also have some evidence of large-scale abandon...

Shock TV Reality Organ Donor Show Goes on Air

...in bad taste? Amid a swirl of controversy, a Dutch channel Friday was to air a terminally ill woman deciding who will receive her kidney. The controversy stirred by "The Big DonorShow" has spread even beyond the borders of the Netherlands, but public broadcaster BNN is determined to go ahead. While ackn...

Polish Man Wakes Up to New World After 19 Years in Coma

...a after he was hit by a train in 1988, the private channel Polsat said. In an interview, Grzebski said that he owed his survival to his wife, Gertruda. "She's the one who always took care of me. She saved my life," he said. Grzebski was a father of four at the time of the accident. He is now making the acq...

Study Finds No Correlation Between Number of Pills and Adherence to It

...igh blood pressure medicines, specifically calcium channel blockers (CCBs), and provides more supportive evidence that adherence to prescribed medication is influenced by a multitude of factors. The study specifically examined dosing regimen to see if there was a relationship between that factor and adherenc...

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