Tag: "spelling" at medical news
World's Oldest Man Says Sorry He's Still Alive
...e as the country has one of the lowest birthrates, spelling
a future demographic crisis as a smaller pool of workers supports a mass of elderly....
Cataloging the Structural Variations in Human Genetics
...ferences between humans amount to more than simple spelling
errors. Structural changes insertions, duplications, deletions, and inversions of DNA are extremely common in the human population, says Eichler. In fact, more bases are involved in structural changes in the genome than are involved in single-base-...
The First Commercially Available Brain Computer Interface
... control signal which can, for example, be used as spelling
device or to control a cursor on the computer moni...or on a wheel chair. Standard BCI application like spelling
devices can be integrated via an Application Programming. Source-Bio-Bio Technology...
Partners of Alcoholics May Need to Seek help
...ssible and as often as possible. 'Every delay in spelling
out scepticism about someone's behaviour smooth the path toward dependence on alcohol and in serious cases extends the addiction,' said Christa Merfert-Diete of the German centre for addiction questions in Hamm. When there's no longer any doubt tha...
Young People Who Died Suddenly, Inexplicably Had Genetic Heart Defects
...re caused by mutations, which can be thought of as spelling
errors in the genetic code. The defects produced one of two abnormal heart rhythm conditions: Long QT syndrome (LQTS) and catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (CPVT). Both syndromes can declare their presence silently and catastrophi...
Organic Food Fever Catches Up In Delhi
...aid an official of Meer Organic and Agro Products, spelling
out another marketing strategy. Adding another twist in favour of organic food, Shiva said it was because of the lack of money for pesticides that farmers in several states had been committing suicides. "If farmers start growing only organic food t...
Medical Text Takes on an Aussie Style
... but is suitable for any country that uses British spelling
conventions. "The book has been completely updat...ing of medical terminology," Ms Nicol said. "All spelling
has been changed from American to Australian style and descriptions have been modified to illustrate...
Gene For Dyslexia Identified
...o were very seriously affected by this reading and spelling
disability could be significantly linked to genetic changes," he told German public broadcaster WDR. The research team subjected 137 children and their parents to their study. They concluded that the gene in question is responsible for disturbing...
Indian Americans Compete for the Prestigious Spelling Bee Contest
...f Indian descent, Anurag Kashyap, won the title by spelling
out 'appoggiatura', a musical term. Other Indian Americans who have become the Spelling Bee in recent years are Sai Gunturi (2003), Pratyush Buddiga (2002), George Abraham Thampy (2000) and Nupur Lala (1999). Started in 1925 by the Louiseville-Co...
Medicos In Punjab, Haryana Contemplating 'Drastic Steps'
...test - told PTI here. He, however, refrained from spelling
out the 'drastic step' which the doctors were contemplating to take in future. 'But I must assure that the protests will remain non violent,' he added. Singh said that the OPDs and parallel OPDs would remain suspended. But the medicos would not disr...
Warts: Spanner in Lover's Works!
The Human Wart Virus is spelling
disaster for the lovers, obvious fallout of the present day sex life which indicates that 70 to 80 per cent of women risk// suffering the genital infection with HPV, at some point in their lives. HPV, among most cases affects the genital tract and...
Pharmacies in for a dose of bitter medicine
...em to be common stuff, but can be fatal if a wrong spelling
or wrong formula enters the picture, especially if they're being bought without a prescription. While this practice endangers patients' health, it also dulls job prospects of pharma graduates....