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Researchers Say Brain Region Responsible for Pain's Ability to Seek Attention

...ing (fMRI) which uses harmless magnetic fields and radio waves to scan the brain to determine blood flow across regions, which reflects brain activity. Researchers identified a brain region called the lateral occipital complex (LOC) as the cognitive-related area affected by both 'working memory load' and...

Probable Health Monitor Sends SMS of Emergency Alerts and ECG

...cardiogram (ECG) and transmits the information via radio frequency signals to the patient's cell phone. The modified phone has an added analyzer circuit that checks the ECG signal for signs of imminent cardiac failure. If errant signals are detect, such as any arrhythmia, the cell phone alerts the patien...

Joel Madden is Reluctant to Speak on Nicole Richie's pregnancy

...e Richie's pregnancy . In a recent interview with radio host Kelly K, the Good Charlotte frontman made it very clear that he was not willing to share the news with the world. The DJ began to bring up the subject of Joel's approaching fatherhood, and led the question with, "I have to ask..." But realis...

AIIMS Fined Rs 5 Lakhs for Negligence

...rs, as a result of which she underwent surgery and radio therapy," said State Consumer Commission president Justice J D Kapoor, holding the premier medical institute guilty of carelessness. Giving concession to the pitfalls in the procedure of detecting cancer (through the technique adopted by doctors) ....

Paris Launches Drive for Clean Cars

...up in Paris, Delanoe said in an interview with RMC radio and BFM-TV. "The idea is that you won't have to use a car for anything other than what is truely indispensable," the Socialist mayor said. The clean car service would mirror a new scheme being launched next month in which 10,000 bicycles will be ma...

Australian PM Says No to Same-sex Marriage

...marriage changing," the conservative leader told a radio interviewer. Howard's remarks came as national opinion poll found that 57 percent of Australians support same-sex marriage. The Galaxy survey of 1,100 Australians also found that 71 percent believe same-sex de facto couples should be entitled to th...

'Lights Out' as London Does Its Bit for Climate Change

...Thursday. The initiative, spearheaded by a local radio station and backed by Mayor Ken Livingstone, comes on the longest day of the year in Britain when the sun is due to set in the British capital at 9:21 pm (2021 GMT). "Excessive illumination contributes to climate change and you may like to join in,...

Doctors Remove Tumour from Heart in a Rare Surgery

...ature. We will, however, put Ram through chemo and radio therapy." Cardiac surgeon Murali Manohar, who coordinated the surgery, said the patient's atria was rebuilt with his own pericardium, the outer covering of the heart, creating passive, bag-like receptacles to channel blood returning from the lungs ...

Cherie Blair's Boss Accuses Tony Blair for Proposed Smoking Ban

...described Tony Blair as an 'a***hole' on peak-time radio on Sunday. Sixty-three-year-old Dave West, a lapdance boss, resorted to the use of unparliamentary language after claiming that human rights lawyer Cherie Blair, 52, thought his club should be exempted from new cigarette laws. Interviewed onj BBC...

Storing Medical Info Under Your Skin

...ing secure access to clinical information. These radio frequency identification tags (RFIDs) are already used by Wal-Mart and other businesses to speed up their shipping systems by sending out small signals that can be scanned more easily than bar codes. Implanting them in people "can improve the conti...

Dengue Deaths Sweeping Cambodia Highlight Healthcare Failures

...r, Un Sam Ath said most people simply tune out the radio and television spots offering advice on how to combat the illnesses. "People just want to watch the other programmes," he says. "They need to understand more about this problem. Dengue fever outbreaks spread very quickly, and many people don't kn...

Experts Critical of a New OTC Product to Treat Psoriasis

...letters and pictures we get are amazing." In one radio spot, an unidentified customer calls it "the closest thing to a medical miracle." Ads in national magazines claim that the SkinZinc spray "goes on like water to help eliminate painful, stubborn symptoms, including itching, scaling, flaking, and redne...

Benoits Son Suffered from Fragile X Syndrome, a Rare Mental Disability

...also suffers from the condition, told the Canadian radio News 1130 that her husband had tried to reach out to Benoit five years ago in an attempt to increase awareness about Fragile X. She said, 'We talked to him because I was trying to set up a support group in BC and in Canada, we only have a couple o...

Hundreds of Thousands Attend Madrid Gay Pride Parade

...streets of London today and tomorrow," he told BBC radio ahead of the march. "I have promised my family all week that we are all going on the Gay Pride march. We will all be there." Spain is at the forefront of equality legislation and has since March allowed transsexuals to legally change their gender...

X-ray Mammography Aids in Breast Cancer Detection

...procedure that uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy to make images of organs and structures inside the body. The report aimed to determine whether the combination of MRI and mammography was more accurate than mammography alone in finding breast cancer. The TARGET emerging technology evid...

Researchers To Test Whether ADHD Medication Helps Young Adults While Driving

When a song on the radio or the cell phone on the car seat next to a young driver beckon, she may not resist the temptation to turn up the dial or take a call while maneuvering in traffic. Such distractions could lead to a car crash, especially for young drivers with Attent...

Warrior Culture in Los Angeles Police Force

... Commission examined five years of reports, police radio communications and hearings and interviews with dozens of residents and police, and found that "a significant number of officers" routinely used excessive force. "The Department not only failed to deal with the problem group of officers but it ofte...

Study Finds That Fruit Flies also Have Free Wills

...r should have resembled random noise, similar to a radio tuned between stations. The researchers found that the temporal structure of fly behavior is very different from random noise. The researchers then tested a plethora of increasingly complex random computer models, all of which failed to adequately ...

Floida to Electronically Track Alzheimers Patients

...West Palm Beach in Florida said it would implant a radio frequency identification chip into Alzheimer's patients, but only with the consent of their families or the patients themselves if they are deemed competent. The chip, which is slightly larger than a grain of rice, is implanted under the skin of t...

Now, Cellphones That Alert Against Impending Lightning Strikes

...A lightning bolt is an electric current that emits radio waves, with each bolt producing frequencies between 10 hertz and five gigahertz. However, the distribution of these signals depends on how far away the lightning is. According to the scientists, the multiple receivers in a phone, such as Bluetooth,...

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