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New Device to Treat Snoring and Sleep Apnea

...uggest early results of a study . Snoring is the 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 ones. There are several medical...

New Technology Transforming Life for the Deaf

...has placed on her knees after first activating the vibration mode. "Thanks to that I can easily stay in touch through receiving texts and checking my voice mail," Minguet reveals. Minguet is in charge of the scientific side of events at the week-long congress, which has drawn some 2,500 people to the Spani...

'Muscle Noise' may Diagnose Neuromuscular Disease Sans Radiation Exposure

...alysing more muscles and building up a database of vibration responses may help monitor the progression of muscular diseases. The key advantage of the new technique is that it does not require external sourceslike indentation or ultrasoundto produce the propagating waves. The researchers believe that their...

Physicists Unite To Develop Anthrax Detection Method

...e up these atoms are in constant motion, producing vibration patterns unique to each substance. When a molecule is hit by an appropriate sequence of laser pulses, it gives off light in a specific ‘fingerprint’ pattern. If three laser pulses are used, the resultant emitted light yields a coherent signature at a...

Effect of Snoring on Partners

...th men and women. Snoring occurs when there is a vibration of the soft palate and other tissues in the mouth, nose and throat when air is taken into the lungs. JYT...

Sleep Problems in Overweight Children Appear Fairly Common

...tially everyone with sleep apnea, results from the vibration of excess tissue – whether it's fat, large natural anatomy or both – as the child breathes in. "The published study suggests we need to be looking more diligently at kids, not necessarily just kids with big tonsils who snore, but any child that is...

Overweight Children Tested Positive For Sleep Disorders

...tially everyone with sleep apnea, results from the vibration of excess tissue – whether it's fat, large natural anatomy or both – as the child breathes in. "The published study suggests we need to be looking more diligently at kids, not necessarily just kids with big tonsils who snore, but any child that is...

Researcher Develops Sensor to Detect E.coli

...glass sliver’s resonate frequency (the point where vibration is the greatest) and uses this to determine both the presence and concentration of E. coli bacteria. Mutharasan is working with a company to commercialize the device and expects it to be in the hands of food safety experts soon. Other applications ...

New System Monitors Tiny 'Earthquakes' in Bones to Prevent Fractures

...lectricity when compressed by a force, such as the vibration created by seismic waves resulting from crack formation. "Recently, flexible polymer-based sensors have appeared on the market, and these could be incorporated into athletic apparel, such as running shoes and exercise tights to monitor areas most s...

A Device To Alert Women To Take Pill

...ll has not been taken, a series of extra sounds or vibration alerts will start. If these alerts are still ignored, the device, which remembers the exact day in the cycle the last pill was taken, advises users whether to take the missed pill, to skip it and move on to the next one or start a new pill packet at ...

Research Throws Light On Regeneration of Hearing Cells

...ons on their surfaces, hair cells form a ribbon of vibration sensors along the length of the cochlea – the organ of the inner ear that senses sound – where they convert sonic vibrations to electrical signals that are carried to the brain. The cells are very sensitive to damage from excessive noise, infections ...

IIT Delhi To Display Its Technological Innovations In 'Open House'

...r-triggered wireless identification system and use vibration as a warning signal while commuting. Also on display will be products like eco-friendly sanitary napkins, television antenna holders, robots with weightlifting capability and an automated mechanical flush for urinals to decrease the wastage of wate...

Hi-tech Walking Stick Developed For Visually Impaired

...s a user-triggered wireless identification system, vibration warning signal manager and a battery-driven speake...ith the project, said: "The gadget has two parts - vibration technology to detect obstacles and ultrasonic ranger to help commute in city buses." "While the fi...

Experienced Physicians Diagnose Heart Disease’s Earlie

...scope. The third heart sound, S3, is a low-pitched vibration that occurs in early diastole. It is present in children and adolescents, and reduces in adulthood. According to Dr.Andrew Michaels, MD, assistant professor of cardiology at UCSF and co-director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at UCSF Medic...

Small Biosensor To Enable Cancer Detection

...ting, the uneven weight causes one of the modes of vibration to change in frequency. The difference between the frequencies of the two modes of vibration is measured, enabling the detection of tiny amounts of cancer specific marker. McNeil said: "We ar...

Obesity And Chronic Fatigue Related To Snoring

...atigue, and daytime sleepiness. Snoring is due to vibration of soft tissues of the upper airway, which in turn is caused by turbulent airflow // created by narrowing of one or more cross sectional areas in the upper airway. No universally accepted standard for measuring snoring has been developed. Snoring h...

A poke to cure your snore

...ch subsequently stiffens the soft palate to reduce vibration and can reduce the loudness of snoring from 11 decibels to 2 decibels.// In the past severe snorers have undergone an operation whereby portions of the soft palate are cut away.But trimming the palate can cause irreparable damage and there have be...

Vedic vibration technology- the new cure for arthritis

...nts in the world has found a new treatment - Vedic vibration technology. A study, titled 'A double-blind randomised controlled trial of Maharishi Vedic Vibration Technology in subjects with arthritis,' revealed that scientists succeeded in achieving 100 per cent relief from painful arthritis in 36 per cent of...

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