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Helping stroke patients to recover balance

...ERM the French medical research agency, gave wedge shaped spectacles with prismatic lenses to patients with postural problems. These made objects appear 10 degrees farther to the right or the left than they were. As expected, when the patients were asked to point to objects they pointed too far to the lef...

Assisting stroke patients to recover balance

...ERM the French medical research agency, gave wedge shaped spectacles with prismatic lenses to patients with postural problems. These made objects appear 10 degrees farther to the right or the left than they were. As expected, when the patients were asked to point to objects they pointed too far to the lef...

Crooked teeth may be due to evolution and overcooked meals

...wing crooked and badly formed. Thus congenital bad shaped teeth may be a direct result of evolution than anything else. Human teeth are in bad shape, when compared with teeth of the other animals, especially those that eat flesh. If heredity and evolution have played a role in influencing the dental patte...

Identification of gene

...had much lower levels of N-glycans, and abnormally shaped N-glycans molecules. At the same time, these mice had high levels of antibodies, kidney inflammation and other tissue damage. Senior author of the study, Professor Jamey Marth said: "this is an entirely new manner by which autoimmune disease can occ...

Mechanical forces drive early heart development

...s the heart as a pump, plain and simple, a machine shaped by genetics and complex biomechanical forces.Larry A. Taber, professor of biomedical engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, has been probing the forces, stresses and deformations of the heart since the mid-1980s. A major focus of his work...

Solarium use is associated with an increased risk of skin cancer

...the researchers said. The presence of irregularly shaped moles, called nevi, also increases the risk of melanoma cancer, the study found. Women with a single nevus on the leg were about twice as likely to develop the disease. With more than seven nevi, the risk went up about 300 percent, the researchers re...

An Under Estimation Of The Radiation Hazard With The Use Of Mobile Phones

... the biological hazard. Our perceptions of it have shaped policy in arenas as diverse as medical care, energy, and international relations. With the discovery of X-rays by Roentgen, coin-operated fluoroscopes appeared on city streets. Exhibitions where people bathed themselves under X-rays to amuse custome...

Mental exercises reduces brain ageing

...ain up to 14 years younger. “The brain is plastic, shaped by what we do,” he said. “We are all getting healthier and living longer, but the biggest threat as the population ages is to the function of the brain.” Professor Roberton said, “One of the reasons our memories let us down as we get older is that ...

Hydroxyurea Treatment For Children With Sickle Cell Disease

...enetic disorder characterized by distorted, sickle shaped red blood cells. The disease is associated with severe pain, fatigue, and organ damage to the kidneys, spleen, and liver. The sickle cell disease is // prevalent in African populations where the incidence is about 1 in 500. Despite much clinical wor...

Scientists breaking theory of cortex formation

...t extent are these areas predetermined by genes or shaped by the environment? The protomap and protocortex theories developed before 1990 claimed, respectively, that the task-specific regions of the cortex are spawned by a zone of "originator" cells; or that long nerve fibers from the thalamus, a large ovoi...

Feast Of The East a gastronomic tour-de-force

...up to Fantasies of the East that a platter-full of shaped soufflé, chocolate coated walnuts and other such goodies is made up of. A word of caution: the festival will burn a hole in your pocket but you will come away feeling elevated - and stuffed. (Source: IANS...

New Chair Invented To Relieve Backache

... of their time seated at a desk. The chair is so shaped that the pelvis, which supports the upper body, is tilted forward. Most chairs allow the pelvis to tilt backwards, causing the body to slump. "At the hospital where I worked, we noticed people who were unable to sit in a chair without support, were ...

Clinical Trials of New Drug Febuxostat Show Promise in Gout Treatment

...acterized by accumulation and deposition of needle shaped uric acid crystals in the joints, thereby leading to inflammation and pain. Progressively, it leads to a condition called ‘Gouty arthritis’ and is associated by a significant reduction in joint mobility. The only existing standard treatment for Gou...

Streptococcus Bacterium Enzyme Identified

...University have found a triple stranded beta helix shaped enzyme which is responsible for the increased pathogenicity produced by Streptococcus bacterium. // Streptococcus is a gram positive bacterium which is the main cause of sore throat and is also responsible for causing Toxic shock syndrome, rheumatic ...

Link between Astrocytes and Alzheimer's Discovered

...als the potential contribution of Astrocytes (Star shaped cells) in triggering certain sections of the brain into activity, whenever required. This is in contrast with the preconceived role of Astrocytes, in maintaining a healthy environment for the Neurons. The findings of the recent study, published in th...

3-D structure of HIV identified

...t Center for Human Genetics have revealed the cone shaped outer coat of the HIV virus and it has spikes over the surface // which makes the virus attach to the membrane of the host through the attachment it inserts the viral genetic material into the host cell leading to replication and infection. Resear...

LDH Measurement Can Predict Outlook Of Patients With SCD

...ease is a genetic disorder characterized by sickle shaped red blood cells with compromised oxygen carrying c...ea. Vaso-occlusive cries, caused due to the sickle shaped RBC’s obstructing the blood vessels, a hallmark of sickle cell disease were also not found to influe...

Breast cancer: Possible Link Between Asymmetrical Breasts and Cancer

...etry, and for many women having slightly different shaped breasts is perfectly normal. However, if your breasts are normally close in size and you notice them becoming asymmetrical it is important to get this change checked out with your doctor. This is all part of being breast aware, meaning knowing how yo...

Chuck the Charm Bracelets, Parents warned!

...harmful charm bracelets. // The bracelet’s heart shaped charm, which carries the Reebok logo, was swallowed by a 4 year old boy in Minnesota, and the boy dies a few days later. Jarnell Brown of Minneapolis, barely four years old, died on Feb. 22, a few days after he had swallowed the charm. His blood lead...

'Girlie' Needle And Thread help Japanese Men to De-Stress

...male sewers made key-chain holders for the beepers shaped as primitive bears, spiders and other animals. Ever since Ishizawa invited his drinking buddies over for a sewing session in December 2003, their club activities have expanded to holding exhibitions and their membership has opened to children, calle...

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