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Pharma cos must forge Strategic alliances

... the new branch in Delhi would act as an effective interface between the Government and the exporting community and help take chemical exports on a higher growth gear in the coming years. Courtesy : The Hindu Business Line, 16-06-2001...

More Errors From Computerized Prescriptions

...egories -- information errors and human-to-machine interface flaws. An example of an information error is a ph...fficult-to-use programs can cause human-to-machine interface flaws. In conclusion, the researchers say doctors and hospitals need to quickly address problems wit...

Internet Based Tool, BGEM To Help In Study Of Brain Development

...ain studies to confirm hypotheses using a computer interface that links our data to many other kinds of gene information, without the need to go into a regular laboratory,' remarked Dr. Tom Curran, a leading researcher. The growing, encyclopedia section of BGEM provides a graphic representation of more than ...

University Envisages Improvements in Artificial Arm

... to transmit signals to the computer and on to the interface device, which would relay the signals to nerves in...with the mechanical hand and fingers. The neural interface device between the arm and the person wearing it would be implanted in the remainder of the amputate...

A boon to the paralyzed -Brain Gate Neural Interface System

...ain Gate Neural Interface System, a brain-computer interface device in the early stages of clinical testing at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and other institutions across the country. "The broad question we are addressing is whether it's possible for someone with pa...

DNA-bound p53 Tumor Suppressor Protein Structure Determined

...n often mutated in cancers. This suggests that the interface between the two proteins of the dimer is likely as... for the proper functioning of the tetramer as its interface with DNA, which also depends on the interface of the core domains of the two p53 proteins that form ...

Experiments In Outer Space To Determine single Cell Survival

...i-layered cell membrane that not only serves as an interface between the cell and the surrounding silica nanost... the remarkable coherency of the cell-lipid-silica interface and the ability of the lipid-silica nanostructure to serve as a reservoir for water, no cracking or ...

A Major Break Through in Treatment for Metabolic Syndrome

...rotein interaction and the nature of the molecular interface may one day allow us to pursue a more comprehensive approach to the treatment of metabolic syndrome." High levels of cholesterol and lipids are linked to a number of interrelated medical conditions and diseases, including obesity, type II diabetes,...

SWAN system for navigation

...lker's expertise in human computer interaction and interface design includes developing auditory displays that indicate data through sonification or sound. "By using a modular approach in building a system useful for the visually impaired, we can easily add new sensing technologies, while also making it flex...

Bionic Women –No longer the Stuff of Science Fictio

...red sheath, and the fingers move awkwardly. The interface between the body and machine makes the new arm unique. Gregory Dumanian, a plastic surgeon, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago assisted Kuiken to move the five nerves that once controlled her arm. The ends of the nerves were placed in her c...

Mathematics And Beauty? You Bet!

...ion. One must also formulate ways to represent the interface between tissue and bone, as well as their interactions. Generally such PDEs cannot be solved exactly in closed form, so mathematics enters the picture once again to provide numerical techniques for producing approximate solutions. With the "virtual ...

Two Day International Conclave on Traditional Medicine Inaugurated

...ion of traditional system of medicine; Need for an interface between traditional and modern medicine for health care; Need for regional co-operation and harmonization; Study of scientific basis of Traditional/Medicine and Need for documentation of Traditional Knowledge as has been done in India by creation of ...

Addicts in India Taking to Pharmaceutical Drugs: UNAIDS

...What is painful is that in northeastern states the interface between IDUs and sex workers is increasing, leading to a higher chance of getting infected with HIV," Kumar told IANS. D.C.S. Reddy, national professional officer of WHO, said the UN bodies and the central government should work together to tackle...

New Ideas on Developing Thought-Controlled Artificial Limbs

...cine have described a new type of nervous system// interface that could be "linked to the patient's thoughts, p...er, the nervous system can be tricked to accept an interface letting it do what it likes - assimilating new nerve cells into its own network." To develop the...

Benefits of Carbon Monoxide

...to the design of these molecules using the natural interface between organic and inorganic chemistry." The project will examine the physical and electronic characteristics of potentially suitable compounds and identify those, which are absorbed best by the body with the aim of starting clinical studies in th...

Surgeons Skilled in Playing Video Games are Good at Simulated Surgery

...at include video games may help thin the technical interface between surgeons and screen-mediated applications, such as laparoscopic surgery," the authors conclude. "Video games may be a practical teaching tool to help train surgeons." Source-Eurekalert...

Nanoparticle Research Offers Hope of Artificial Retinas, Prostheses

...made possible by a tiny, versatile light-activated interface with nerve cells -- such things as new ways to connect with artificial limbs and other prostheses, and revolutionary new tools for imaging, diagnosis and therapy. Source-Bio-Bio Technology...

Dry Eye Syndrome Affects Visual Functions

...nt visual morbidity as traditionally measured. The interface between the tear film and the surrounding air represents the largest refractive index differential in the human optical system and is consequently of critical importance for clear vision. DES patients with an unstable tear film can usually clear a ...

Hepatic Stellate Cells Found Capable of Tissue Repair

...Akassoglou's team looked at the molecular-cellular interface to discover how tissues respond to deposition of the fibrous protein, fibrin. In studies of a mouse model with excessive fibrin deposition in the liver, the researchers found that p75NTR signaling promotes the initial activation of HSC, which stimula...

Deflecting Damage: Flexible Electronics Aid Brain Injury Research

...ny natural human limb. “A basic problem with the interface between electronics and living tissue is that electronics are hard and tissues are soft,” he said, noting that nerve cells quickly become irritated when in contact with the hard electrodes of today. The hope is that the devices of the future will fle...

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