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Autism Children can Be Diagnosed Within One Year of Age

...ory of sounds, words and gestures that they use to communicate with others. For a toddler with autism, only a limited set of circumstances like when they see a favorite toy, or when they are tossed in the air will lead to fleeting social engagement, said Landa. The fact that we can identify this at such a...

Researchers Developing smart Wardrobe' to Download Songs to smart Shirts

... on the outside of the wardrobe allows the user to communicate with the system. The system can also connect to the Internet and be scheduled to download music at particular times or to keep track of when you last cleaned a piece of clothing, say its inventors. The system will inform the user that hanger 24 h...

Boffins Find Evidence for Novel Brain Cell Communication

...here is, however, another means for nerve cells to communicate with one another, called gap junctions. Gap junctions allow electric current to flow directly from one cell to another, without involving the release and diffusion of transmitter chemicals, and may be thought of as short circuits linking or cutting a...

New Technology Transforming Life for the Deaf

...expressing simple things, you end up being able to communicate with everyone as anyone addressing a congress would do by using basic English" as a catch-all language, he explains....

'Hi, can You Hear Me? I'm at 30,000 Feet'

...y believe that offering our clients the ability to communicate during flight is vital in this era of information technology," said Kamarudin Meranun, deputy chief executive of the group. Lake, however, acknowledges that the idea of mobile phones being used in the confined space of an airliner risks making talk...

Singaporean Student to Present Stem Cell Research Paper at Conferences in US, UK

...ject, Nicholas diligently collated his findings to communicate the results to two international conferences. I wish Nicholas all the best in his scientific endeavour."...

Researchers Reverse Mental Retardation Symptoms in Mice

...on receive chemical signals from other neurons and communicate them to the main cell body. The numbers and shapes of dendritic spines are key to normal brain function. FXS patients have higher numbers of dendritic spines in their brains, but each spine is longer and thinner, and transmits weaker electric signa...

UN Agencys Checklist on Health Care Error

...ause AIDS and hepatitis; Ensure medical workers communicate about patients' care and condition when passing care responsibility to other; And control concentrated electrolyte solutions and avoid catheter and tubing connection problems. According to Liam Donaldson, the head of the WHO's World Health Allia...

WHO Launches Effort to Stop Spread of HIV, Other Infections from Hospitals

... illegible prescriptions; ensuring medical workers communicate about patients' care and conditions when passing treatment responsibilities to others; and controlling concentrated electrolyte solutions and avoiding catheter and tubing connection problems. "We were struck with the commonality of these problems ...

Study Reveals Little-known Cell Networks Vital to Circadian Rhythm

...spearheaded the research. "Essentially, when cells communicate en masse through these highly networked electrical or neurochemical interactions, the system responds far more effectively." The SCN intercellular network, Kay said, is necessary not only to stabilize oscillators in the peripheral tissues but also ...

Now a Green Agenda for Mental Health

... it is difficult for nerve endings in the brain to communicate well with each other. Abnormally low levels of serotonin may not only play a role in diseases such as depression but also in conditions like panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, social anxiety disorder, and eating disorders. The selectiv...

Talking With Families may Help Prevent Childhood Obesity

... his colleagues are still exploring ways to better communicate and motivate parents and families to live healthier lives. "This was a pilot study and a preliminary step to begin turning this obesity epidemic around," he said. "We are looking to develop more motivational strategies. The physicians and health ca...

Bali Bombings Helped Improve Trauma Care

... providing limited verbal responses to starting to communicate more confidently. The mental health nurses also provided vital, confidential support for other hospital healthcare staff while they were waiting for the victims to arrive and ongoing support while they treated them. "Some staff described the eeri...

Improved Communication may Help to Accept the Death of Loved Ones With Poise

...actions after the death of a family member, how to communicate with other family members or children, and where to find assistance. Dr. Azoulay said that families of dying patients in the ICU need information on the causes and the timing of death; the amount or level of healthcare the patient will receive; an...

Nervous Systems of Insects may Offer Clues on Neurodegenerative Diseases

...ectrical signaling, which impairs their ability to communicate with one another and muscle cells, Palter said. Our mutant flies may provide a model system to study a class of human diseases whose symptoms include memory loss, ataxia, epilepsy and neurodegeneration. Both of these studies are being done in colla...

New Portable Communication System Developed for Autistic Children

...ur because they become frustrated when they cannot communicate with others. If they can communicate through SC@UT, this problem would disappear, Science News quoted Delgado, as saying. The new devic...

New Findings in Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein

...ain development is hampered and nerve cells cannot communicate with each other appropriately, resulting in the reduced ability to learn and memorize. Fragile X syndrome affects about one in 4,000 males and one in 8,000 females. About 20 percent of children with FXS have autism and about five percent of autisti...

Boffins Identify Fifth Gene Behind Joubert Syndrome

...on cell surfaces that allow the inside of cells to communicate with their outside environment, lead to various newly identified syndromes called ciliopathies. Published in the journal Nature Genetics, the study describes a genetic change that prevents interaction between two particular cilia proteins, presumab...

UN Agency’s Checklist on Health Care Erro

...use AIDS and hepatitis; · Ensure medical workers communicate about patients' care and condition when passing care responsibility to other; · And control concentrated electrolyte solutions and avoid catheter and tubing connection problems. According to Liam Donaldson, the head of the WHO's World Health Alli...

Large Fluid Intake Won’t Help to Keep Cool for Marathon Runner

...quency relative to its surrounding temperature and communicate the temperature by radio wave to a recording device worn by the runner. For previous studies, body temperatures have been taken after races, but this was the first time that researchers have monitored body temperatures continuously throughout a race....

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