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Relief from common back pain

...rolled levels of heat to the affected disk and low thermal energy to relieve pressure in an intervertebral disk. During the procedure, he mildly sedates his patient and, with the guidance of X-ray image, advances a needle into the disk. He then places a special wand through the needle, releasing radio-freque...

Treating acne with laser

... using laser is to damage to sebaceous glands by a thermal or heat effect. Skin biopsies performed immediately after treatment showed heat-induced alterations of the sebaceous glands, reducing the amount of oil produced....

Brain Temperature Tunnel dicovered

...ce of the human body. He performed temperature and thermal energy measurements that allowed him to determine the precise positioning of sensing systems at the main entry point of the tunnel. His research,shows that the measurement of brain temperature in humans and animals at the brain temperature tunnel ar...

Emergence Of New Gene Scanning Technology In Disease Research

...enetic mutation at a fraction of cost. It combines thermal ramp electrophoresis with microplate array diagonal gel electrophoresis. The technology devised by Professor Ian Day from university of Southampton in collaboration with Bristol, University college London, British Heart foundation and Department of ...

T-waves to sweep over imaging technology

...protein folding. Objects at room temperature emit thermal energy in the THz range. This radiation is extremely useful for sensing and imaging objects, with major advantages over other techniques. T-ray systems offer more than just images: they can provide valuable spectroscopic information about the composi...

Gold Nanoparticles: Agents For Noninvasive Cancer Therapy

...rough conversion of the strongly absorbed light to thermal energy. Gold nanoparticles are easily bio-conjugated and are potentially useful with a range of delivery vectors....

Microscopic Nanobombs Blow Apart Breast Cancer Cells

...ing with the molecules and considering optical and thermal properties, and found we could trigger microscopic explosions of nanotubes in wide variety of conditions." When the other researchers saw these nano explosions, they came up with the idea of using them against cancer cells. "The nanobomb is very se...

UN Calls For More Funds For Earthquake Affected

...s estimated to cost US$ 31 million. Structural and thermal protection is needed by people living in tents during the winter season....

Start the New year with news on intelligent weight loss!!

...etention. Unfortunately, it will all come back. No thermal blankets please. That’s water not fat! The slimming centres that truly help you will combine some sort of diet and exercise regime in addition to their other programmes. Another myth is that ageing causes metabolism to slow down. It is not true ...

The weight loss reality check – Do Fad diets and short-cut methods actually work

...ater retention. Beware of those centers that adopt thermal blankets to get you to sweat it out – more water loss than weight loss!2.People gain weight as they age mainly because of sedentary lifestyles in the youth as against active life during growing up years. Strength training adequately helps in combatin...

New System To Isolate People Affected By Bird Flu

...ia two years ago, by installing telemedicine-based thermal scanners are now under the process of designing a new system that could help early// diagnosis of the bird flu and isolate people affected by it. The company has sought the permission from the central and state government by sending letters to Prim...

Space suit technology to Protect Against Heat Strokes

... Safe&Cool project, is to develop a higher quality thermal and moisture management layer for protective clothing that complies with EU directives. If used for protective clothing this new material will make the working environment safer and better through reducing the risk of heat stress and heat strokes for...

Jets Can Now Be Propelled By Coal-based Fuel

...lash point required of JP5, naval jet fuel and the thermal stability of JP7, a high performance fuel. While originally, this project began to develop jet fuel for the next generation of high performance aircraft that would require very thermally stable fuels. Now that fuel prices have soared and we need t...

Antarctica: The story behind the ice

...antic Ocean. Measurements using a technique called thermal ionization mass spectrometry revealed the teeth neodymium had a signature of the Pacific, indicating at least a surface connection between the oceans. The presence of neodymium with a Pacific signature in the deep Atlantic suggests that Pacific surfa...

Despite Ban, Asbestos Produce Goes Unhindered

... brake linings in automobiles, heavy equipment and thermal plants. Studies reveal that the demand for asbestos in India is around 100,000 tonnes, a fifth of which is mined domestically. In addition, raw asbestos worth Rs.100 million is imported every year mainly from Canada and Russia, the two major producer...

Combination Therapy to the Rescue off Lung Cancer Patients

A Combination of thermal ablation and radiation therapy, when used to treat... 20 months after radiation alone to 42 months when thermal ablation was followed by radiation for treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer. The results are publ...

Changes in Solar Brightness Too Weak to Explain Global Warming

... bright points called faculae. The sunspots act as thermal plugs, diverting heat from the solar surface, while the faculae act as thermal leaks, allowing heat from subsurface layers to escape more readily. During times of high solar activ...

"Dynamic Energy Landscape" of enzyme in Catalysis

...s channel an enzyme through its reaction cycle-the thermal motions of the protein are harnessed to perform its biological function, in this case, catalysis. Knowledge of the excited-state conformations of proteins may offer new opportunities for drug design." The researchers used nuclear magnetic resonance...

Thermal Imaging Shatters Arousal Gender Gap Myth

A new McGill University study that used thermal imaging technology for the first time ever to measure sexual arousal rates has turned the conventional // wisdom that women become aroused more slowly than men on its head. “Comparing sexual arousal between men and women, we see that there is no dif...

Bronchial thermoplasty – a promising treatment for asthmatic

...thermoplasty. In this procedure, a catheter with a thermal energy tip reduces smooth muscle mass in all reachable airways. Nearly 45 activations were delivered in every session that lasted 30 minutes. Three such sessions of thermoplasty were performed. The patients were then assessed 3, 6 and 12 months after...

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