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Indian-Born Doctor Diddy Shines In Germany

...in IT. Nicholas, in fact, controls the completely wired Diddy residence. If we have a problem, we have to hope he has the time to fix it, Diddy said with a laugh. (Source:IANS)...

Almond Structure in the Brain Intrigues Researchers

...ld be a fundamental difference in how the brain is wired in men and women. If, even in a resting state, the brain shows such differences between the sexes, it could have far-reaching implications for our study of certain psychiatric and medical disorders. Throughout evolution, women have had to deal with a...

The root of addictive carnal desire - Sexy Genes?

It’s all wired at birth. Even the sex drive, researchers say. A school of thought has indicated that only therapy may not work to cure 'sex addicts'// , for the answer lies in genetics. Infact, genes may hold the clue, for people who are more driven than others in ...

Mothers’ diet during pregnancy may cause child obesit

...f babies’ to be overweight, which is thought to be wired at birth itself//, mainly due to the mothers’ diet during pregnancy. A study that analyzed nearly 12,900 babies found that as compared to all of UK, the Scottish babies’ weight scored the highest. According to researchers, this situation can be rem...

New Reflux Disease Technology More Comfortable, Not More Effective

...roat discomfort// associated with the conventional wired monitor used to manage hard-to-treat gastroesophag.... Physicians turn to pH monitoring — wireless or wired — for patients who have not responded to standard GERD therapy. The procedure is also used in preope...

Discerning Sour Taste

...hich depend on the detection of ions, would not be wired in the same way. “Our results show that each of the five basic taste qualities is exquisitely segregated into different taste cells” explained Charles Zuker, a professor of biology at UCSD and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, who hea...

Music Lessons for improved Brain Power in kids

...at if you take music lessons your brain is getting wired up differently than if you don't take music lessons. This is the first study to show that brain responses in young, musically trained and untrained children change differently over the course of a year." The Suzuki music school employs a technique ...

Fruit fly’s visual map based entirely on genetic inputs

...tacts comprise these visual maps// that need to be wired properly in the early stages for normal vision in the adult stage. A general notion is that visual maps are so intricate that they cannot only be genetically programmed but needs neurons or nerve cells’ activity in the brain. In a new study publish...

Doc at a Distance

...t's scalpel. But those setups relied on dedicated, wired communications channels, and they took place in air-conditioned and spotless operating rooms. This past summer, the University of Washington group, along with a team of surgeons, aerospace engineers, and networking experts, tested their robot at an i...

Men are from Mars and Women from Venus, but why on Earth are Women so Woefully Wronged?

...sic attitudes of men do not change. Indeed men are wired differently, not necessarily, wrongly. Before acting irresponsibly, it might be worthwhile to seek guidance from The Golden Rule, 'Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.'...

Tune Your Brain To Fight Disorders

...uced by U.S. and other countries. When patients wired to a computer become nervous, noisy sounds are produced and when they get relaxed, nature's sounds are produced which encourage patients to listen to nature's sounds and become focused on stabilizing themselves and producing alpha and theta waves in ...

How Taste-buds Develop?

...The group studied how developing taste buds become wired into the nervous system. In early tongue development, neurons enter the tongue epithelium and make synapses with taste bud cells. This study confirmed that taste buds produce signals that attract nerve fibers to them. When taste-bud development was p...

Leave Us Alone

... care. They were kept alive by modern technology, wired to the latest medical gizmos and pumped with powerful drugs; all this when many would have preferred to spend their last days on palliative care, with their families and at home. According to the Dartmouth researchers, if all hospitals had provided...

The Science of Happiness

... centers of sadness and the mechanism to cope are wired into our system and are well within our reach to make or mar. It is fairly certain that happiness is a tangible skill that can be acquired through time and effort. Experts in neuroscience have been baffled by a 60 yr old, academician- turned ...

Kiss a Chocolate and Tell

...were sized up from their heart and head; they were wired at the scalp with electrodes, while a heart monitor kept a record of their heart activity. They were asked to bite into pieces of dark chocolate and a while later they were to kiss their respective partners. The study showed that the melting point ...

Parkinsons Disease can Be Predicted by Metabolic Pathway

...sider that patients with Parkinsons disease may be wired differently from birth, adds co-author Eric Ahlskog, M.D., Ph.D., the head of Mayo Clinics Movement Disorders Section. This might explain lifelong differences in personality, including avoidance of addictive substances and increased anxiety and depre...

Researchers Have Found Clue to How Fear Changes into Phobia

...during this crucial period, their brains don't get wired up properly, and this affects their relationship w...umpier than others. "The human brain is probably wired to evaluate potentially threatening situations in the same way as the mouse," he says. The research ...

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