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New Spinal Cord Stimulation System Launched

...s the relative position of implanted leads, within seconds and without using fluoroscopy or x-ray. The information from EGL Scan can be used to increase programming accuracy, which can lead to improvements in patient outcomes and treatment office operating efficiencies. "EGL Scan technology is a valuable i...

The Chattier Gender

...ontrol the EAR, which automatically records for 30 seconds every 12.5 minutes, and did not know when the device was on....

Efforts on to Tackle Health Problems Faced by US Truck Drivers

.... Each pause in breathing typically lasts 10 to 20 seconds or more. These pauses can occur 20 to 30 times or more an hour. The most common type is obstructive sleep apnea. That means you are unable to get enough air through your mouth and nose into your lungs. When that happens, the amount of oxygen in you...

MEN as Partners to MEND Maternal Health A World Population Day Initiative

...he Men Problem . Statistics show that every sixty seconds an expectant mother breathes her last during child-birth. What happens to the children she leaves behind? And who do we blame for the plight of the women and the children? In most homes, men have the last word. Women are forced to toe the line, a...

Hundreds of Cyclists to Ride for Alzheimer's Cause

... information about Alzheimer's shows that every 72 seconds someone is diagnosed with the disease. Although there are several promising drugs in clinical trials, Alzheimer's has not been a priority for federal funding. In fact, in recent years, the Alzheimer's Association has had to actively fight proposed cu...

Attempt to Build Artificial Muscles from Carbon Nanofibres in the Offing

...ressed it between two steel plates once every 0.75 seconds for over 100 hours. The team found that even after 500,000 compressions, in which the tubes were repeatedly squashed to 75 per cent of their original length, the block kept pinging back almost to its original shape."The nanotubes buckled in a zig-zag...

South Asians Seek Bone Marrow for Young Indian American

...safe, simple, non-invasive procedure that takes 15 seconds to collect a sample of cells from the inside of the cheek. Donor drives are happening across the country this weekend including, Boston, Chicago, Charlotte, Irvine, New York City and Sunnyvale. Only 1 percent (or 60,000) of the 6 million people reg...

This is How We Learn from Our Past Mistakes

...d a mechanism in the brain that reacts in just 0.1 seconds to things that have resulted in us making errors in the past. Earlier research has shown that we learn more about things for which we initially make incorrect predictions than from things for which our initial predictions are correct. The element ...

Brain Signal Prevents Us from Repeating Mistakes

..., a mechanism in the brain that reacts in just 0.1 seconds to things that have resulted in us making errors in the past. Previous research has shown that we learn more about things for which we initially make incorrect predictions than for things for which our initial predictions are correct. The element o...

A Fit of Laughter Silenced by an Unusual Surgery

...kes the victim suffer numerous seizures lasting 10 seconds each. The girls mother, Jessica Anderson, 23, said, "It was very frightening at first when we didn't know what was going on. She was smiling and grinding and laughing. It sounded very scary. Anastasia's hypothalamus was home to a benign tumor wh...

Researchers To Test Whether ADHD Medication Helps Young Adults While Driving

...hange in driving force, DriveCam will store the 10 seconds before the change and the 20 seconds following the change. The study will last six months. For three months of the study, participants wi...

Singaporeans Rated as the Fastest Walkers in the World

...clocked 10.55 seconds, Londoners (placed 12) 12.17 seconds and Dubai residents (placed 27) 14.64 seconds. By comparing the results of his study to those in a similar 1994 experiment by Robert Levine, a psychology professor at California State University, Fresno, Wiseman concluded that the pace of urban lif...

Eyeing a Good Memory - Not an Exercise in Futility!

...g to move the eye from one end to the other for 30 seconds every morning. This could improve memory by 10 per cent, a study suggests. This is no exercise in futility, because eye movements is thought to enable better co-ordination between the hemispheres of the brain. This was evident in students who took ...

New Laser Offers Alternative to Surgery in Treating Voice Disorders

...to seal the rock star's broken blood vessel within seconds using the laser. "This new laser is our best line of treatment for those with broken blood vessels from vocal overuse, papillomas (vocal cord growths) and precancerous lesions on the vocal cords," says Adam Klein, MD, of the Emory Voice Center and ...

Research Reveals Way to Speed Up Treatment of Deadly Malignant Hyperthermia

...er treatment of patients suffering from MH. Thirty seconds or more could be shaved off the DS preparation process, which normally takes two minutes. To conduct the study, two standard fluid warmers were used that are typically found in hospital rooms around the country. "Every second counts when treating ...

Early Prediction of Huntingtons Disease is Possible by Subtle Signs

...en a particular alphabet, and asked to speak in 60 seconds as many words as he could starting with that alphabet. With the help of a memory and writing task, it was also tested how quickly the participants could combine thinking and movement. People whose performance was worse on the psychomotor test t...

Hearing Loss Becoming an Epidemic in Canada

...d hearing Aid Centres in Ottawa, said that even 30 seconds at a venue at 100 decibels well below the level created by a single leaf blower, let alone a stack of high-powered speakers - can cause permanent hearing loss. Since avoiding noise is not always an option in this day and age, what can people do to...

Eurand and GSK Reach Development Milestone

...thKline dissolves in the mouth in approximately 30 seconds without water and without leaving a bitter or sour taste." GSK intends to file for marketing authorization in the United States by the end of 2007....

Insufficient Sleep Increases Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: Study

...eam found that the ball players were able to shave seconds off their sprint times and improve their shooting percentages by getting as much extra sleep as possible over an extended period of time. The athletes also reported improved energy and improved mood during practices and games, according to the Stanfo...

Miller Defends Knightley Against Anorexia Rumours

...und. "She eats like a horse. She always asks for seconds and loves her apple crumble. There's no way she has an eating problem," Contactmusic quoted her as saying. "She is a really good friend of mine, she is a wonderful girl. Eats like a pig for everyone out there who calls her anorexic," she added....

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