Tag: "potentials" at medical news
Birth weight and adult body weight increases heart disease
...uggest small newborn who catch up on their genetic potentials
and grow up to be large adults, may not be very healthy. Hence it is not a good idea to restrict the growth of babies in their mother’s womb....
A Unique Technique To Visualize How The heart functions Developed
... chemical dyes that make it possible to see action potentials
// , or voltage changes, of cardiac cells includin...rly advantageous for simultaneously mapping action potentials
and calcium transients with less interference and therefore greater sensitivity. Explaining that lon...
Brain’s response distinct upon exposure to erotic image
...e brain's electrical activity called event-related potentials
(ERPs). The researchers learned that regardless of a picture's content, the brain acts very quickly to classify the visual image. The ERPs begin firing in the brain's cortex long before a person is conscious of whether they are seeing a picture that ...
Quantum Dot Technology in Cancer Detection and Treatment
...icles called semiconductor quantum dots have great potentials
in the fields of medicine and biology. The distinctive optical and electronic properties of Quantum Dots (QDs) prove to be useful in advanced therapies like detection and destruction of cancer cells. // A complete review of the latest literature an...
Genetic Tests to Reveal ‘substance Abuse’ Tendencis
...libert and colleagues recognized both the positive potentials
and the ethical concerns that could stem from the research. "On the one hand you can say there is an ethical risk in identifying people who might be prone to alcohol abuse or smoking and how insurance companies, for example, might use that informat...
A Project to Map the Health Care Needs of a District in Kerala
...tor, Media lab Asia states, "We are trying out the potentials
of ICT in this project. The plan is to record data, say like vaccination details of children and their disease history. The inputs will be recorded by field agents on their PDAs (Personal Digital Assistants) and sent to a central database. Thus we wi...
Study Shows Hope for Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's
...automated neural network analysis of event related potentials
(ERPs) of the EEG signals, monitoring how the patients’ brains reacted to a series of auditory stimuli. Clark’s team conducted neuropsychological tests, including memory tests, of research subjects and evaluated their scores to decide whether they ...