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FDA Approve S Robotic Device to Help Stroke Patients

...ivity in a paralyzed limb.Dr. Hermano Igo Krebs, a pioneer in the field, notes that for stroke patients, a large body of evidence now suggests that repeated practice with an impaired limb can foster plastic changes in the brain. In other words, it can help the brain forge new connections between neurons or ...

Sunita Returns June 21 After 194-day Record Space Odyssey

...am," said astronaut Eileen Collins, another female pioneer in space flight. Collins became the first woman to command a space flight mission on Space Shuttle Columbia in July 1999. "She truly is a space marathoner who shows young women everywhere that there's a place in the space programme for them."...

Phase II Data Show Efficacy and Tolerability of Tapentadol in Chronic Pain Treatment

...is an expert in pain therapy and gynaecology and a pioneer in intelligent, user-friendly drug delivery technologies. The company discovers, develops, produces and markets high therapeutic value pharmaceuticals that contribute to patients' ability to control their own lives. Grunenthal is an independent, fami...

Church Weddings for Gays Soon a Reality in Sweden

Sweden, already a pioneer in giving same-sex couples the right to adopt children, looks set to allow gays to marry in the Lutheran Church, with plans to introduce a new marriage law in January 2008. If the so-called 'gender neutral' marriage legislation is adopted, the Sca...

Replacing a Genome Boosts Race to Develop Designer Bugs: Study

...he race to develop custom-built synthetic bugs, a pioneer on genetics said Thursday. Craig Venter, who had a hand in mapping the human genome, said a team of his researchers had transplanted the entire genetic code of one bacterial organism into another closely related species. The experiment marks the ...

Naresh Trehan Removed from Escorts Hospital

...ve some respect to our share holders". Trehan, a pioneer of medical tourism in India, had helped to shape the Escorts Heart Institute and Research Center Limited (EHIRCL) into a premier institute. He is now focussing on the Rs.10 billion Medicity, in which he is reported to have a personal stake. The hea...

$5M Gift Will Attack Lou Gehrig's Disease

Twenty years ago, retail pioneer and philanthropist A. Alfred Taubman lost a good friend to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis a horrifying fatal disease thats better known as Lou Gehrigs disease or ALS. The memory of watching New York Sen. Jacob Javits slowly succumb to the nerve-ki...

Detecting Cold, Feeling Pain: Study Reveals Why Menthol Fresh

...rrent study Allan Basbaum, PhD, also of UCSF, is a pioneer of research into the mechanism of chronic pain within the central nervous system. The Julius teams complementary work is focused at the level of the sensory nerve fiber, where the signals are first initiated. We want to know, Julius says, how do yo...

New Probiotic Supplement, Promotes Digestive Health and Boosts Immune System

...robiotic yogurt. Dr. Andrew Weil, world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and best-selling author, recently selected GanedenBC30 for use in one of his premium-branded products for its high-survivability and because it is an extremely hardy strain of bacteria with a history of safe-use. The digesti...

Taiwan Skincare Empire Built on 'Natural Beauty'

...nt from China and 37 percent from Taiwan. A true pioneer of the beauty industry in Taiwan, Tsai was the first beautician here to dispense advice, through newspaper columns and appearances on radio and television, on skincare and make-up techniques at a time when ignorance of cosmetics was widespread, most ...

Groups Join Forces to Fund Promising Lung Cancer Research

... of volunteers across the United States. As the pioneer organization dedicated to lung cancer research, LUNGevity Foundation is the leading private provider of research funding for the nation's number one cancer killer. The Foundation's goal is to save the lives of the 200,000 Americans newly diagnosed wi...

FDA Warns Migraine Medicine Makers

...ents included Iceland's Actavis and Sandoz Inc., a pioneer in the marketing of ergotamine tartrate that is now part of Switzerland's Novartis AG. Messages left with all three companies were not immediately returned Thursday. The FDA said the companies have 60 days to stop making the drugs and 180 days to...

Army Medical Services Gets New Chief

...umbai and received MD from Bombay University. A pioneer in the field of cancer treatment in the Armed Forces, he worked at the Malignant Diseases Treatment Centers, both at Pune and Delhi. He has held important appointment of Commandant, Command Hospital Kolkata and Deputy Director Medical Services at ...

A Combination of Botox and Surgery Cures Migraines

...hwestern Medical Center plastic surgeon who helped pioneer the procedure, the frequency and intensity of Mrs. Bennett's migraines have diminished dramatically – from two to three per week to an occasional one every few months. The technique – performed by a handful of plastic surgeons in the U.S. – include...

Autism Expert Creates Innovative Intervention Program

...s the individual needs of autistic children. USU’s pioneer site has opened the doors to a new world for children with autism and is a model training classroom for professionals in the Intermountain region. Early intervention is key to helping children with autism, and the ASSERT program at Utah State serve...

South India to Have Modern Military Hospitals

...i that ravaged the southern states," said Singh, a pioneer in the Cochlear Implant programme in the armed forces for which he was awarded the Param Vishist Seva Medal. "I am very happy with the upgradation of these hospitals as most of my life has been spent serving in the southern states. Besides renderin...

President’s Address on the ‘Tele-Radiology’ Set Up of Krst

... I am delighted to see Prof. Kakarla Subbarao, a pioneer in radiology, who is known to me for over two decades. The more I understand his life, the more I am inspired. He brought tertiary health care to India. Part of his own house has been transformed into a school. Now he has given the other part of the ...

Ear Fluid Does Not Impair Development

...y Dr. Paradise, an internationally recognized as a pioneer in pediatric primary care research, and colleagues also showed that prompt insertion of ear tubes in children with middle ear effusion also did not improve developmental outcomes at age 6 or at ages 3 and 4. Previous studies by other investigators ...

HIV Patients More Prone to Severe Dandruff

...of the earlier indications,' he said. Stevens, a pioneer of single follicular hair transplant, was in India to train some of the specialists at Dr. Batra's Positive Health Clinics across the country. Referring to a Harvard Medical School study, he said hair loss particularly in the crown indicates a thre...

And the Winner Is

...the Pill as well as a descendant of John Snow, the pioneer of anesthesia. Says Fiona Godlee, Editor of the British Medical Journal “Any of these milestones would make a deserving winner. They have all made an enormous contribution to society and made a difference to millions of lives. It will be fascinati...

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(Date:4/16/2014)... museum collections two new species of yellow-shouldered bats have been unearthed ... Field Museum of Natural History and described in the open access ... the genus Sturnira are part of a recent discovery ... third one still waiting to be officially announced. , Up until ...
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