Tag: "electronic" at medical news
Electronic Mosquito Repellents Fail to Prevent Malaria Transmission
...l Institutes of Health. “There is no evidence that electronic
devices prevent malaria and many other available options should be used. For example, insecticide-soaked bed nets kill female mosquitoes on contact or repel them from the house during the biting hours, from dusk to dawn.” While also in agreement wi...
Dental X-rays of Carotid Artery Cannot Estimate Stroke Risk
... their literature review, the authors conducted an electronic
search using 11 databases to evaluate evidence that links calcified carotid artery atheroma (CCAA) detection on panoramic radiographs and the precipitation of cerebrovascular accidents (CVA). The search identified 54 articles for the review. Only one...
Electronic Tagging - for the Elderly Now!
...gged, says UK Science Minister Malcolm Wicks. In electronic
tagging the tag is usually a wristband. The circui...of non-surreptitious surveillance consisting of an electronic
device attached to a person or vehicle, allowing their whereabouts to be monitored. In general, devi...
Computerized Attendance to Check Late Coming Teachers
...rimary schools in Rajasthan will be fitted with an electronic
biometric attendance system to check late-coming t...va Shiksha Abhiyan. The biometric system ensures electronic
punching in of attendance. Just by clicking a button, the teachers would be registered automatically...
Steps To Prevent Out-Break Of Bird Flu
... & Family Welfare and this Department in print and electronic
media. 16. An exercise has been initiated in collaboration with UNIFEF and Wetlands International to develop vulnerability mapping depicting areas under threat of AI for use as a planning tool. 17. A system has been put in place since 2004 to ban...
Study Focus on Environmental Hazards Posed by IT Scraps
...aste Disposal in Bonn. Some 1.87 million tonnes of electronic
junk are produced each year in Germany, with IT sc... PC's weight. The recycling rate for metals in the electronic
scrap pile amounts to more than 95 percent. Roughly 10 percent of the weight is used energetically, ...
American Cancer Society Launches Major New Study
...and all visits to government clinics. In addition, electronic
registries of disease can often be linked to study members. “Another important factor is the fact that people in other countries are often willing to be enrolled in a study, historically a serious challenge in the U.S.,” said Dr. Calle. Enrollment ...
45 Day Jail Sentence for Paris Hilton
... release, furloughs, use of an alternative jail or electronic
monitoring in lieu of jail, the judge ruled. The decision came after a 2 hour long hearing in which the prosecutors argued that Ms Hilton was seeking to be placed above law. Her defense lawyers said that this harsh treated was meted to her because ...
Newspaper Analysis positive Results for Organ Transplantation
...en for content analysis by size of circulation and electronic
access to the database. Four of the five largest U.S. daily newspapers and 13 of the top 20 were selected for the study. Nearly all the nation's major dailies in the East, Midwest, South and West were included, plus USA Today, which is considered a "...
Make-or-break Exams Stress China Youth
... ever-more advanced methods such as using wireless electronic
devices, it said. About 3,000 students were caught cheating last year, up from 1,300 the year before, prompting new security measures including high-tech video systems at exam venues in more than 15 provinces and regions, according to the Ministry of...
Radical Idea of Implanting Tiny Electrodes to the Deaf
Scientists pursued the idea of implanting tiny electronic
hearing devices in the inner ear to help profoundly deaf people. An alternative that promised superior results was implanting a device directly in the auditory nerve. Now, however, scientists have shown in animals that its possible to implant a ti...
Titan may Produce Glucose Watches Soon
...s at its bottom touching the skin. Connected to an electronic
device, the sugar level will be displayed on the w...erials. Nanotube-based materials also have special electronic
properties, acting as conductors, semiconductors and even superconductors losing all electrical res...
Pramlintide-A Boon to Restrain Fast Food Consumption
...and nausea throughout these days using a hand-held electronic
device. Participants also completed a 16-item questionnaire on days 1 and 42 that was designed to measure binge eating tendencies. The researchers looked at weight, portion size, 24-hour caloric intake and consumption at a fast food challenge. Weig...
Multi-tasking is Mentally Damaging, Warn Experts
... doing because they are multi-tasking with various electronic
gadgets," said Elinor Ochs, the director of the Centre on Everyday Life of Families at the University of California. The researchers say that the way people have started to divide their focus has become a cause of concern especially for children, a...
India Main Source of Counterfeit Medicines Seized in Europe
...e in almost all sectors of goods. In the sector of electronic
equipment there has been an increase, particularly...olation of the patent on MP3/MP4 players and other electronic
equipment such as DVD players. More than 60 percent of the articles seized in 2006 in the EU were ...
People With Physical Disabilities can Now Play Music With Their Nose!
...n Dusen, a recent graduate of computer science and electronic
media arts and communications at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. Van Dusen developed the interface with Pauline Oliveros, a musician and distinguished professor of the arts at Rensselaer. The new "adaptive-use musical instrument" ca...
Bubbles may Pave Way for Producing Nanoscale Electronic Components
...otubes, and pave a new way of producing nanoscale electronic
components, such as transistors, a new study by Am... density could help integrate such components into electronic
and optical devices, the researchers said. The findings appear in the journal Nature Nanotechnolog...
Electronic Nose to Diagnose the Severity of Asthma
Researchers have developed an electronic
nose device which may be used to diagnose the seve...ounds, or VOCs, in a persons exhaled breath. The electronic
nose is also being used as an aid against terrorism, to sniff out explosives or toxic chemicals in t...
Floida to Electronically Track Alzheimers Patients
...chip would fail or the system that holds patients' electronic
records could crash. Bioethicists don't share all of Albrecht's concerns. Jason Karlawish of the University of Pennsylvania said, "There is a well-worked-out guide to conduct ethics for what is and isn't permissible," Karlawish said, calling Albr...
IT Delays Putting Patient Safety at Risk, Say Senior NHS Staff
...programme are a new networking service, called N3; electronic
booking, called Choose and Book; electronic
transfer of prescriptions; and a nationally accessible summary of patients records, called the spine...
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