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An Offbeat Suit With Electronic Monitor

...bands spanning the hanging rail inside, with wires connecting it to a computer in the base of the wardrobe. When we place electronic hangers, each with their own ID and metal connection, on the rail, it detects the hangers and smart garments incorporating the conductive material and integrated electronics, Prof...

An Electronic Shirt That Monitors Your Hearts Health

...bands spanning the hanging rail inside, with wires connecting it to a computer in the base of the wardrobe. When we place electronic hangers, each with their own ID and metal connection, on the rail, it detects the hangers and smart garments incorporating the conductive material and integrated electronics, said...

Genes Influence the Ability to Listen Two Things at a Time

...left side by way of the corpus callosum, a pathway connecting the brain's right and left hemispheres. Todays finding that normal twins show such wide variation in their dichotic listening abilities, and that the differences are mostly due to genetic variation, adds a new perspective to our understanding of au...

Reason Behind Sleepy Feeling During Sickness Found

...hanges in sleep patterns. This is the beginning of connecting it with genes involved in circadian rhythms, Johnson said....

New Innovation in Clubfoot Treatment

...ment of the bones in the foot and ankle. The bar connecting the feet has a release mechanism that allows paren...ccurate assessment of outcome." Dobbs said the bar connecting the feet can be used with other types of corrective footwear for clubfoot. "Just having the flexib...

Novel Catheter Technique Successfully Patches Holes in the Heart

...sitioned against the left ventricular wall and the connecting shaft filling the hole created by the rupture. From inside the right ventricle, the patch is pushed forward again, releasing the second disc, which covers the rupture on the right side of the heart. Implantation of the VSD occluder was performed by...

You are What You Buy

...lationships among products and have an easier time connecting many unequal elements into higher level abstractions. On the contrary, prevention-focused consumers respond better to explicit advertising, pay more attention to specific pieces of data, and are more responsive to detail. We extend this line of res...

Flush Water Pipes to Reduce Lead Contamination Risk, Schools Told

...ls, indicating that the lead is coming either from connecting pipes or lead solder inside the home. The city has...ear, at a cost of about $7 million. Ownership of connecting lines is split between city and homeowner, as is the cost of replacing them. Homeowners can ask the ...

Counseling For Medical And Dental Seats Allotment Through Videoconferencing

...e counseling is being done through videoconference connecting Delhi, Puducherry and Kolkata. DGHS is entruste...ded to conduct counseling through video conference connecting Delhi, Puducherry and Kolkata (Main counseling centre at Central Health Education Bureau, New Delhi,...

Humans Aren't the Only Ones With Obesity Problems

...e weight of the bone is suspended in the hoof with connecting tissue forming a structure similar to a swing on a swing set. The extra weight in obese horses forces the connective tissue to tear and the bone breaks through the nail-like texture of the hooves. Veterinarians have yet to find an effective treatment...

New Light on Working of Brain Networks

...low the information to pass through into the cell, connecting the network. These receptors are stimulated by a natural brain chemical norepinephrine or by medications like guanfacine. “Guanfacine can strengthen the connectivity of these networks by keeping these channels closed, thus improving working memor...

Brain Networks Strengthened by Closing Ion Channels

...low the information to pass through into the cell, connecting the network. These receptors are stimulated by a natural brain chemical norepinephrine or by medications like guanfacine. “Guanfacine can strengthen the connectivity of these networks by keeping these channels closed, thus improving working memor...

Chondroitin may Not Have Any Beneficial Effect on Arthritis, New Study Says

...nd fight inflammation too. Cartilage is a smooth, connecting tissue that covers the ends of bones in a joint. It enables our joints to support the weight when bending, stretching, walking or running. It is the body's natural shock absorber. Glucosamine supplements are derived from shellfish shells; chondro...

Deflecting Damage: Flexible Electronics Aid Brain Injury Research

...ely to contribute to the longstanding challenge of connecting electronic devices to the human nervous system, Wagner said. Prosthetic devices, for example, could be coated with electronic “skin” that senses touch and temperature and sends that information back to the brain like any natural human limb. “A basi...

Researchers Improve Soy Processing by Boosting Protein and Sugar Yields

...equire a few seconds and can be done in a pipeline connecting a plant's soy processing units. He also said the capital costs and power requirements for ultrasonics are small. Source-Bio-Bio Technology...

FDA Clears Critical Limb-Saving Vascular Device

...eriously injured in combat." The device works by connecting together the ends of a severed blood vessel, providing a bridge or shunt around the damaged area and restoring blood flow to the injured limb. It can be implanted on the battlefield and other remote areas to bypass damaged blood vessels and temporari...

Timeliness, a Critical Factor in Treating TTTS

... In TTTS, the way in which blood flows through the connecting blood vessels on a shared placenta is unequal. As a result, the donor twin has slowed growth and decreased amniotic fluid, while the recipient has too much amniotic fluid and develops a form of heart failure. Without treatment, TTTS is fatal for at l...

Esophageal Cancer Rates Climb With Obesity

...is restored by pulling the stomach to the neck and connecting it there to the remaining esophagus. THE is used to treat esophageal cancer and Barrett’s esophagus with severe precancerous changes. It was originally developed at the University of Michigan as a surgical alternative to removing the esophagus by goi...

Common BP Drug Treats Muscular Dystrophy

...l as mice treated for nine months with losartan by connecting the muscles to tiny "force-meters" that measured contraction after an electrical stimulus. While the untreated DMD muscles were "very weak," according to Dietz, losartan-treated DMD muscles were "indistinguishable" from normal muscles in how strongly...

'Beavertail' Surgery Helps Tongue Cancer Patients

...skin and connective tissue with artery intact, and connecting it to healthy blood vessels in the neck. The beavertail of fat that comes with the skin is connected to the base of the tongue to add bulk, and tolled upon itself, much like a jellyroll. The tongue is crucial to the swallowing process; the base of a ...

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