Navigation Links

Tag: "odour" at medical news

Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly

...ours. The participants were asked to match each odour to one of four possible alternatives, and were sco... developing mild cognitive impairment increased as odour identification decreased. According to them, participants who had scored below average on the odour ...

Hairy Boy Bets on Laser Treatment for Cure

... - there is no itch or rash on the skin or any bad odour accompanying the dermatological problem. Hairy nevus, where a person has patches of excess hair growth or hirsutism, is not uncommon. But hair persisting all over the body is very rare, said plastic surgeon Vinay Saoji. "Though I have not come ac...

Electronic Nose to Diagnose the Severity of Asthma

...ri, M.D. The nose works by responding to a given odour by generating a pattern, or "smell print," which is analyzed and compared with stored patterns. In the new study, the researchers compared the "smell prints" of 20 people with diagnosed asthma (half with severe asthma and half with mild disease) an...

Sewage Swamps River in Scotland

... that they had been campaigning for years over the odour emanating from the plant. First Minister Jack McConnell has called for an investigation into the incident. The public is still being advised to avoid contact with the shoreline on Edinburgh's waterfront. Many residents have complained they wer...

Detection of Neurological Disorder is Just a Sniff Away!!

...Health said, "The ability to smell each individual odour is linked to a specific gene marker, and so if people have problems on specific items on this test, then that might have valuable genetic implications." "Because of the genetic link in many illnesses, it is hoped the test could also be used by famil...

Mosquito Repellant Resembling Body Odour on the Anvil

... develop mosquito repellants resembling human body odour which the insect dislikes//. They have chemicals that resemble the odour of people who don't get bitten. By this technique they plan to improve controls to prevent the sprea...

Hot or cold: Chocolate milk is the answer for longetivity

As a whiff of chocolate odour comes the news that a stroll followed by a glass of chocolate milk can do wonders for the musle function of an individual.// This is in the direction of efforts by the University of Auckland's Faculty of Science which aims to develop a non-pharmaceu...

Frog Secretions Could Be Used To Ward Off Mosquitoes

...nd Mjoberg's Toadlet - released mosquito repellent odour from their skin, although their secretions were not tested on mice. Researchers chose to investigate the frogs because previous research had uncovered that their secretions could act as powerful painkillers and hallucinogens. --Edited IANS...

Understanding The Role Of Olfaction In Taste

...e different brain regions according to whether the odour was sniffed or tasted. In a joint research effort ...They were driven by the phenomenon that sensing an odour "orthonasally" through the nose triggers the perception that it is coming from the outside world, wh...

Valerian was first epilepsy drug

...erian roots ... develop a characteristic offensive odour resembling that of sweaty socks or dirty underwear," Eadie told ABC Science Online. This is due to formation of isovaleric acid, believed to be valerian's active ingredient.That's why it is unlikely valerian itself will be developed into an antiepil...

Sense of smell impaired in alcoholics

... nostril at a time.// The subjects were tested for odour threshold (sensitivity), the lowest concentration of an odour where a faint presence is reliably detected, the ability to distinguish between smells and the abili...

The issue of urinary incontinence

...ell-designed incontinence pad should deal with the odour problem. Professor Malone-Lee predicts in future that the development of even more sophisticated designs and high-tech materials for the manufacture of incontinence pads will increase. But it is unlikely that there would ever be a method of neutrali...

Nose plug: switch that stops smelling

...t lets us stop smelling something, even though the odour is still there.// Two papers published in a recen...at a protein called CNGA4 helps plug the ‘nose’ of odour receptor cells.The main job of these neurons is to detect smells and send that information to the br...

Sniff to compatibility

...ve ascertained that women sniff out men whose body odour is similar to that of their fathers. The theory im.... Analysis showed a significant correlation with odour components produced by immune system genes inherited from the women's fathers. The scientists sugges...

Nose plug-switch that stops smelling

...t lets us stop smelling something, even though the odour is still there. Two papers published in a recent ...at a protein called CNGA4 helps plug the ‘nose’ of odour receptor cells.//The main job of these reurons is to detect smells and send that information to the ...

Women's strong sense of smell

...antic memory were found to be better predictors of odour identification, even when sex, age and education were taken into account." The tests were originally carried out on six subjects. They used benzaldehyde again and a second substance, isoamyl acetate, which smells like bananas. Sensitivity to benzal...

Sniff out flatulence

...s, slowly empty it and sniff. They had to rate the odour emitted on a scale of 0 (no odour) to 8 (very offensive). Eight of the guinea pigs wore specially designed gas-tight pantaloons made of metallised nylon which prevented any smell leakage. A catheter was attached to the subjects' anus. In addition t...

Armpit odour enhances mood

...d, a gauze pad strapped under the arm absorbed any odour they produced. Then more than 300 university stude... the research, suggested that hormones in the body odour of the young might act as a signal of aggression. She pointed to a recent study which showed that ...

1

Other Tags
(Date:7/12/2014)... Sean Francis, owner of the Kawartha Lakes Fit Body ... clients. He’s also known for his support of local non-profits like ... combine the two and is excited to announce that his ... Girls Club. , The funds are the result of Francis’ 21-Day ... sent out emails and asked his clients to put out the ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... July 12, 2014 With prom shopping ... manufacturer and retailer, is ready to showcase its new ... new collection of evening dresses in its online shop. ... 67% off) for these elegant gowns. According to the ... end on July 26, 2014. , He says, ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 Doylestown Hospital ... a variety of men’s health questions. Paddock tackles ... to men, why women live longer than men, and ... Men's Health Made Simple featured on Doylestown Hospital’s ... a hernia at any age. If you notice pain, ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... A recent article released by Seattle's well known plastic surgeon, ... seeking cosmetic surgical procedures in summer months . ... begins to enliven the rainy Pacific Northwest, many people are ... didn’t work out as much during the winter as they ... of people eager to look their best for their summer ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 ... score of 4.1 out of 5. This above-average ... have been underpinning buyer negotiation power over the ... analyst Anna Son, “during the period, surging demand ... costs associated with new product development, have placed ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Kawartha Lakes Fit Body Boot Camp’s Successful Fat Loss Challenge Results in $2,000 to Boys and Girls Club 2Health News:Kawartha Lakes Fit Body Boot Camp’s Successful Fat Loss Challenge Results in $2,000 to Boys and Girls Club 3Health News:VogueQueen.com Updates Its Summer Collection With New And Trendy Evening Dresses 2Health News:Ivyland Medical Center’s Dr. Brad Paddock Offers Tips for Men’s Health 2Health News:Best Summer Cosmetic Surgeries Revealed in Article By Seattle Plastic Surgeon 2Health News:Floor-Grade Instruments Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated 2Health News:Floor-Grade Instruments Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated 3Health News:Floor-Grade Instruments Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated 4
(Date:7/11/2014)... is available in German . ... method that uses the refraction of X-rays through a ... produced with this method are often of much higher ... the team of Prof. Franz Pfeiffer are particularly interested ... therapy including X-ray phase-contrast imaging. One main goal ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... The Chinese University of Hong Kong, BGI and other ... to salt tolerance, with implication for improving this important ... online in Nature Communications provides an effective ... , Soybean is an important crop for the world. ... less genetic diversities than their wild counterparts. Among the ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... including scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Medical ... step in understanding photosynthesis, the process by which the ... its atmosphere and which is therefore crucial for all ... researchers report the first direct visualization of a crucial ... which a specific protein complex, photosystem II, splits water ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):New simple setup for X-ray phase contrast 2BGI reports a novel gene for salt tolerance found in wild soybean 2A first direct glimpse of photosynthesis in action 2
Other Contents