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Brain Cell Repair Loss disclosed

...ong "branches" called axons. The cells then switch gears and begin budding many small "twigs" called dendrites that reach out all around them. These long and short branches are what neurons use to talk with one another. Since axons are longer than dendrites, most nerve damage from injury or disease involve...

New ultralight hand with better functionality and flexibility developed

...eveloped hand is dependent on 6 sets of motors and gears and is designed in such a way so as to enable independent movement of all the five fingers. Every year 200 people in the UK lose their hands. Common causes include motorbike accidents and industrial incidents. Currently available prosthetic hands ar...

TI Cycles Introduces Foldman

...g are equipped with high-quality six speed Shimano gears and advanced suspension systems. The portable cycles are fun to ride, comfortable and easy to maintain,' TI Cycles Brand Manager Sandeep Sridhar said at a preview of the folding bikes. Priced at Rs.7,999 and Rs.8,999, the two models are targeted at ...

Fatigue After Liver Transplantation Does Not Lessen With Time

... author concludes that 'the time has come to shift gears by identifying efficacious interventions which improve physical function, fatigue, and HRQL in this population,' and suggests that in cases where exercise is ineffective, novel drug therapies may need to be tested and impaired cognitive function may ...

Integrated Disease Surveillance Project Soon In The Country

... lives annually in the country. 'We have switched gears from the curative mode of health care to the preventive mode. We want some very viable vaccines for all communicable diseases to be given to children,'he said. (Source:PTI News)...

South Australia Coughs Up $1.7m on Health

...fund would assist in the procurement of protective gears and necessary equipments that would be necessary to fight a potential influenza outbreak. This step was imperative because, if the outbreak was uncontrollable, nearly 25% of South Australians could become sick within a span of eight weeks of the o...

Decaffeinated Coffee... Not Really!

Coffee lovers who have made the choice to shift gears and use decaffeinated coffee to avoid caffeine in their diet may be in for a shock.// A recent research and data compiled by the University of Florida notes that decaffeinated coffee cannot be virtually free of caffeine. This month's Journal of An...

Rhythms of Life

... and blood pressure are also elevated, as the body gears to face the challenges of a new day. At dusk, the body responds to the sinking sun, and the ensuing darkness helps to stimulate the production of melatonin. Temperature and pressure decreases, and the body prepares for rest and sleep. The circ...

MRI-safe Motor Makes Robotic Biopsies Possible

... three pistons connected to a series of gears. The gears are turned by air flow, which is in turn controlled by a computer located in a room adjacent to the MRI machine. "We’re able to achieve precise and smooth motion of the motor as fine as 50 micrometers, finer than a human hair," says Stoianovici. Th...

MRI Robotic Biopsies Simplified by PneuStep

... three pistons connected to a series of gears. The gears are turned by air flow, which is in turn controlled by a computer located in a room adjacent to the MRI machine. "We’re able to achieve precise and smooth motion of the motor as fine as 50 micrometers, finer than a human hair," says Stoianovici. The...

India to Hike Free Treatments in Fight Against AIDS

As India gears up to implement the third phase of its National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) this month, all districts will be made implementing// authorities and the number of free treatments will be raised. The goal is to "to halt and reverse the epidemic in fi...

Effects of 'starvation Hormone'-Newly Identified in Low-carb Diets

...d mice on a carbohydrate-restricted diet to switch gears and begin burning fat. Likewise, an accompanying study led by Steven Kliewer of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center found that FGF21 mobilizes fat in food-restricted animals and those with chronically elevated concentrations of the ...

Paris Set for Pedal Power Revolution

...ines, weighing 22 kilograms (50 pounds) with three gears and a large front basket with a lock for stop-offs away from docking stations. Velib, a contraction of the French words "velo" (bike) and "liberte" (freedom), is modelled on a similar scheme run by JC Decaux in the southeastern French city of Lyon ...

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