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Prevention is better than cure

...sh hands after using the toilet and after touching objects that might carry cold viruses; stay in good general health (diet, rest and exercise); and maintain a social support system - seeing friends, relatives and others on a regular basis....

Helping stroke patients to recover balance

...ses to patients with postural problems. These made objects appear 10 degrees farther to the right or the left...expected, when the patients were asked to point to objects they pointed too far to the left or right, depending on the lens. But when they took the spectacles...

Assisting stroke patients to recover balance

...ses to patients with postural problems. These made objects appear 10 degrees farther to the right or the left...expected, when the patients were asked to point to objects they pointed too far to the left or right, depending on the lens. But when they took the spectacles...

Televisions ruling baby's world!

.../babies, showing actors reacting on a videotape to objects such as a red spiral letter holder, a blue bumpy b...d 10 months or 12 months were later given the same objects to play with. They observed that the 12 month olds played happily with the objects if the actor had ...

Swallowing Magnets Found To Be Dangerous for Kids

Swallowing foreign objects is a common occurrence among children between 6 months and 3 years old. About 80 percent of objects // that reach the stomach will pass through the gastrointestinal tract on their own. However, up to ...

No “ Lower Limit “ To The Age At Which Children Can Learn New Wors

...and a set of 48 picture cards that depicted common objects such as keys, apples, fish and chairs in simple games with their children. The games were performed four times a week for up to 10 minutes a session. The goal of the games was to build on routines parents already used in the home such as naming and p...

Zinc increases thinking power of children

... Zinc supplements were associated with remembering objects and complex shapes better when compared to supplementing with micronutrients alone. According to the chief research person James G. Penland, the required dietary allowance for zinc is 11mg daily for boys of age 14 yrs to 18 yrs and 9mg for the girl...

Early identification of autism possible

...ress reactions; a tendency to fixate on particular objects in the environment; and decreased expression of positive affect by 12 months; delayed expression and reception of language....

And now its super mice for longer memory

...s studied. It was found that these mice remembered objects and surroundings three days longer than other mice. These results have convinced the researchers that they can develop drugs to treat failing memory of patients with dementia or brain damage. They also plan to induce people suffering from post...

Next time somebody complains about your strange behavior, take it as a compliment

...rs showed research subjects a variety of household objects and asked them to make up new functions for them. ...again were asked to identify new uses for everyday objects as well as to perform a basic control task while the activity in their prefrontal lobes was monitore...

New ultralight hand with better functionality and flexibility developed

...atility in function. With the hand one can clutch objects such as a ball, or can move the thumb out to one side and grip objects with the index finger in the way like opening a lock with a key. Moreover, one can even have a fee...

Neurobiology Provides Answers To Block Memory-Related Drug Cravings

...iologists. Because exposure to people, places and objects previously associated with a drug habit can trigger overwhelming memory-based cravings, many former drug users often relapse into drug-taking behavior. Research has shown that memory for places associated with cocaine use can be strikingly altered ...

Study Suggests Filtering Out Useless Information To Enhance Memory

...nique for measuring brainwaves moment-by-moment as objects popped into the minds of volunteers. While people performed computer tasks asking them to remember arrays of coloured squares or rectangles, their brain activity was recorded. Participants were told to hold in their mind two red rectangles while ign...

Domestic Violence: The Silent Killer of Women Worldwide

...lapping, kicking, dragging or beating up, throwing objects in a way that could hurt, attempts to push, choke or burn on purpose, using of gun, knife or other weapons to threaten the female partner as forms of physical abuse. Sexual violence was defined by the following three behaviors: being physically force...

Not Blinking Enough In Front Of The Computer Can Cause Dry Eye

...ve the eyesight by providing a clear definition of objects that are out of focus. In addition, it also reduces the glare and brightness under such circumstances. Blinking rewets the eyes and, offers protection to the eye, especially if the work is visually demanding. Reductions in the frequency of blinking...

Squinting At Computer Linked To Dry Eye Risk

...esults in improved eyesight by focusing sharply on objects as well as reducing the bright glare. But the current study seems to demonstrate that squinting may lead to eye strain and ultimately, a dry eye, which is a pretty painful condition, but can be treated by administering lubricating eye drops....

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Can Now Be Used For Mind Reading

...to remember, comprising of celebrity faces, common objects and famous locations. fMRI was used to identify sp...of celebrities. Similar effects were observed when objects and locations were recollected. A corresponding shift in the brain activity was noted when the parti...

Colour Identification Lies Wholly On the Left Hemisphere of the Brain.

...oth the retinas of the eyes. Because light from objects to our right falls mainly into the left-hand area ...the influence of language more keenly. Conversely, objects on our left side activate the right hemisphere of the brain, so the effect of language would be mini...

Brain Filters Sensory Information

...ntribute towards diverting a person’s focus on the objects which require his attention. This mode of cancellation is used by wild animals while trying to avoid danger, or even while looking for their prey. Sensory cancellation is reported to be based upon predictive mechanisms rather than postdictive mechani...

Understanding “The Brain

... task of signaling, encoding and processing of the objects around us. The study using the nerve cells prese...hape on the top, a neuron that responds to all the objects like concavity on the top or bottom or convexity is triggered. After a few milliseconds the neurons...

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