Tag: "sound" at medical news
Men, Not Women, Spend a Longer Time on the Phone!
...tage chatter about what to wear. The survey also sound
that Scotland has the biggest chunk of the chatterbox population with 62 pct of adults spending about 30 minutes on the phone....
New York, the City That Roars 24/7, is Forced to Quiet Down
...Yorkers whose cars are tricked out with impressive sound
systems meant to rock passersby to their bones can...rom their vehicle. Think you're keeping your big sound
to yourself? If New York authorities deem your iPod or other personal music players too loud in th...
New Device to Treat Snoring and Sleep Apnea
... vibration of respiratory organs and the resulting sound
due to obstructed air movement during breathing while sleeping. The sound
may be soft or loud and unpleasant. It can sometimes be frustrating for patients and their loved one...
Polyclinics Could Threaten NHS Services, Warns BMA
.... The concept of care closer to patients homes may sound
appealing but polyclinics have the potential to de... changes to health services must be safe, based on sound
clinical evidence and be in the best interests of patients. We will need to examine the details of P...
White House Hid, Minimized Health Reports: Ex-surgeon General
...tion that public health policy should be rooted in sound
Steroid Drugs to Preterm Delivery Mothers may Cause Risk
...to mothers at risk of preterm delivery is based on sound
evidence . Babies born before 32 weeks of pregnancy often have neonatal lung disease, a major cause of illness and death - the earlier the birth, the greater the risk. In the 1990s, the benefit of giving antenatal corticosteroids to prevent lung...
Mayo Clinic Physicians Have Adapted Real-time 3-D Ultrasound Imaging Devices
...to the surface of the skin and too shallow for the sound
waves generated to form an image. Dr. Feinglass, who specializes in cardiac anesthesiology, and Dr. Clendenen, an expert on regional pain blocks, thought of using smaller ultrasonic probes to image nerves. We thought nerves could be very ultrasound...
Determining the Sex of the Baby in Wild West Way
... growing inside her womb. She went in for an ultra sound
eight weeks after receiving the first test result. Her gut feeling proved right she was indeed having a girl and not a boy as determined by the earlier test. Lily Nguyen, product manager for Tell Me Pink or Blue at Consumer Genetics in Sunnyvale, C...
Researchers Developing smart Wardrobe' to Download Songs to smart Shirts
...e you went there. Some of these applications might sound
frivolous, but it gives you an idea of how broad the applications of the smart wardrobe could be. On the less frivolous side, a smart wardrobe could be used to manage shirts with accelerometers in them to check on how active kids are during the day, ...
Kerala Government Battles With Chikungunya On All Counts
...d Thiruvananthapuram. For those who wait for the sound
of tourists arriving in order to make a living, it cannot get any gloomier....
Genes Influence the Ability to Listen Two Things at a Time
...tory processing enables us to tell the direction a sound
is coming from, the timing and sequence of a sound, and whether a sound
is a voice we need to listen to or background noise we should ignore. Most people dont even realiz...
Europe's Last Dancing Bears Sheltered After Years of Abuse
...ed to their nose-ring and made to jig about to the sound
of music. The three furry performers earned the living of the four-generation Stankov family and its twenty members. Their ancestors had also raised performing bears. "The bears' nails were cut regularly and cutting one nail off a bear hurts like ...
Boffin Identifies Gene Causing Otosclerosis
... the growing bone in the middle ear interrupts the sound
waves passing to the inner ear. While the causative factors remain unknown, now one of the genetic components has been identified. "The gene in which the variant is located points to a pathway that contributes to the disease. This may be a lead for...
Hot Tips for Keeping Your PC Cool in Summer
...at monitors temperatures inside of your PC and can sound
an alarm when the heat reaches a dangerous level. Or you can turn to a free downloadable utility such as Motherboard Monitor. A temperature reading of higher than 60 degrees Celsius on any internal component is generally a cause for concern, especi...
Stem Cells Aid in Hearing Recovery
...f the inner ear improved hearing of high frequency sound
(40 kHz) by 23% compared to natural recovery in untreated animals. This is the first report to demonstrate hearing recovery following stem cell transplantation into the inner ear. Cell therapy targeting regeneration of the cochlear fibrocytes may t...
Sioux Herb Confirmed as Shield Against Colds
... the help of other constituents. And the authors sound
a word of caution, saying more work needs to be done on the plant's safety before doctors can recommend echinacea as a standard option for preventing or treating the common cold....
Violent Videogames Attract Criticism Again
...which we know is how learning happens." Not many sound
that concerned. "Relative to Grand Theft Auto it's a lot less significant," Colin Sebastian, senior research analyst at Lazard Capital Markets. said of "Manhunt 2." "Grand Theft Auto is the key driver. This is a second-tier title." The previous gam...
Tinnitus Patients can Lead a Normal Life
...the noise. To achieve this, therapeutic advice and sound
therapy are used. The father of TRT is professo...al is achieved in two ways: therapeutic advice and sound
therapy, fundamental tools in TRT. Through therapeutic advice, the specialist gives the patient an...
Underage Youth Get Alcohol from Social Sources
...ohol for underage youth. Although 19 percent may sound
like a relatively low success rate, it means that a given youth has about an 80 percent probability of obtaining alcohol within eight attempts with randomly selected adults, said Grube. The actual success rate is probably higher because youth are mos...
Computer Power to Give Spice Girls' Weak Voices a Boost!
...computer program corrects the mistakes so that the sound
comes out as the desired sound
- so they appear to be able to sing really well live," the Daily Mail quoted an industry source, as ...
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