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Dartmouth research reveals passive learning imprints on the brain just like active learning

It's conventional wisdom that practice makes perfect. But if practicing only consists of watching, rather than doing, does that advance proficiency? Yes, according to a study by Dartmouth researchers. In a study titled "Sensitivity of the Action Observation Network to Physical and Observational...

Say no to smoking: passive smokers may develop diabetes

Say no to smoking in “No smoking” areas if you do not want to be a diabetic. A study has suggested that passive smoking increases the risk of developing// diabetes. This was revealed as part of a 15-year US study of 4,572 people which backed earlier claims that smokers were at higher risk of d...

Half of world's children are passive smokers - damning disclosure from WHO

The world health organisation has come out with a damning disclosure that half the world's children are passive smoke. In a message on "No Tobacco Day 2001," World Health Organization chief Gro Harlem Brundtland said 700 million children were exposed to the health hazard because most governments st...

Micromet, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...ssell launched in 2007. Russell indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks for both passive and active investment strategies. "We made significant clinical progress on blinatumomab during the second quarter of 2009, and we look ...

Food Illness Accountability Undermines Food Safety Overhaul: Food Safety Legislation Propped up by Antiquated Estimates Rather Than CDC Data

...CDC and many legislators continue to quote a 1999 report, "Food-Related Illness and Death in the United States" based on approximations of passive data. The authors estimate 76 million cases of foodborne illness including 325,000 hospitalizations and 5,000 deaths each year. According to the C...

Hendrick Health System Deploys Sentillion's Tap & Go Advanced Authentication Solution

...althcare network in Abilene that serves the Texas Midwest area, finished its implementation of Sentillion's Tap & Go(TM) solution, which leverages passive proximity cards for advanced authentication. Following its enterprise roll-out of Sentillion's single sign-on solution (SSO), Hendrick Health System ...

Obama: 'Too Many Still Die from Diseases That Shouldn't Kill Them...'

...number, 25,000 child deaths, to ZERO." Noting that President Obama urged the audience to view Africa as multifaceted continent, rather than a passive recipient of international aid, Stern said, "These words are particularly important for Americans to hear. This is the story that you never see in the...

West Acquires Drug Delivery Assets From Plastef Investissements SA

...ement West has obtained the right to manufacture the eris safety syringe, a passive safety system for use with fixed, or staked, needle prefillable syringes. O...The eris system for staked needle syringes complements West's NovaGuard(TM) passive safety needle, which it recently introduced to the market for use with luer...

Endologix Added to Russell Indexes

...l launched in 2007. Russell indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks for both passive and active investment strategies. An industry-leading $4 trillion in assets currently are benchmarked to them. About Endologix Endologix,...

Focused Health Solutions Partners With Emmi Solutions to Help Employers Achieve Greater Returns on Their Employee Health Care Investments

...iety of chronic diseases and wellness conditions--from asthma to cancer symptom management to stress. But instead of one-size-fits-all programming and passive mailing campaigns, Focused Health offers its participants customized feedback reports to monitor healthy behaviors; individually tailored coaching pro...

Cornerstone Therapeutics Joins the Russell 3000(R) Index

...hareholder value." Russell indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks for both passive and active investment strategies. An industry-leading $4 trillion in assets currently are benchmarked to them. These investment tools originated fro...

Clarient Set to Join Russell 3000 Index

...l launched in 2007. Russell indices are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks for both passive and active investment strategies. An industry-leading $4 trillion in assets currently are benchmarked to them. These investment tools originated fro...

Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. Set to Join Russell Microcap(R) Index

...older value." The Russell indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks for both passive and active investment strategies. An industry-leading $4 trillion in assets currently are benchmarked to them. Total returns data for the Russell 3000...

Almost Quarter of Suicides Involve Intoxication

... in drinking," Katz said. "Perhaps the suicide decision is made first, and the alcohol follows to numb the pain, or perhaps alcohol truly does convert passive despondency into desperate acts. If so, it is a contributor, not an essential cause -- since the majority of suicides do not involve alcohol." Both...

AMICAS Set to Join Russell 3000 Index

...l launched in 2007. Russell indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks for both passive and active investment strategies. An industry-leading $4 trillion in assets currently are benchmarked to the Russell indexes. These investment tools o...

Cardium Receives Preliminary Notification of Inclusion in the Russell 3000(R) Index and Russell Global(R) Index

...l launched in 2007. Russell indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks for both passive and active investment strategies. Approximately $4 trillion in assets are currently benchmarked to the Russell indexes. These investment tools origi...

Rochester Medical Corporation Set to Join Russell 3000 Index

...l launched in 2007. Russell indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks for both passive and active investment strategies. An industry-leading $4 trillion in assets currently are benchmarked to them. These investment tools originated from ...

Howard Leight Selects Tiziani Whitmyre for Public Relations Services

... SHARON, Mass., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Howard Leight/Sperian Hearing Protection, LLC, a leading global provider of passive and intelligent hearing protection solutions and champion of progressive Hearing Conservation Programs, has selected Tiziani Whitmyre, Inc. as its pub...

Thomas McKeever to Spearhead Jackson & Coker's National Accounts Division

...ortunities. In addition, the firm has put in place a creative marketing plan--including linking with 15 leading physician job boards--to reach passive job seekers who might not otherwise make connection with Jackson & Coker's clients who seek to hire "the best and brightest" in every me...

Oclaro Launches Eye-Safe High Power Laser Diodes at LASER 2009

...elengths. 15xx and 14xx nm laser diode bar products deliver up to 30W continuous wave (CW) output power and are offered with a micro-channel or a passive Cu cooler configuration. The bars come with a fill factor of 30 percent and an emitter pitch of 500um, making them ideally suited for fiber coupled an...

New Study Shows Coaching to Patient Activation Levels Improves Disease Management Outcomes

... The PAM segments participants into one of four progressively higher activation levels. At the low end of the spectrum, individuals tend to be passive in managing their health, and may fail to see the connection between their own behaviors and health outcomes. At the high end, individuals understand...

New Study Shows Coaching to Patient Activation Levels Improves Disease Management Outcomes

.... The PAM segments participants into one of four progressively higher activation levels. At the low end of the spectrum, individuals tend to be passive in managing their health, and may fail to see the connection between their own behaviors and health outcomes. At the high end, individuals understand...

Connectyx Partners with I-DENTI-FIED, Inc., to Add RFID Transponder Technology as Part of its MedFlash Personal Health Record

...ical Medical Information & Emergency Contacts at the time of need, to improve Safety and Patient Care. The I-DENTI-FIED System(TM) includes a passive RFID Transponder (I-DENTI-TAG(TM)) and a patent pending proprietary procedure for the insertion of the Transponder into a denture and ultimately a hum...

Photos: Philips Expands Home Healthcare Commitment With Portable Life-Support Ventilator; Offers Ease of Use, Portability and Versatility for Patient

... system streamlines the ventilation process with interchangeable active and passive exhalation ports and the flexibility to choose the best available circuit a...ventilator also can eliminate cumbersome valves and tubing by utilizing the passive circuit with Whisper Swivel II for invasive ventilation. For patient m...

Frost & Sullivan Acknowledges Sypris for High-Quality Calibration Solutions

...p; Measurement Sypris Test & Measurement is a value-added supplier of test and calibration services. The Company provides semiconductor and passive component test, product test & evaluation and repair, calibration and management of general test equipment, both electrical and mechanical, throug...

Howard Leight Introduces QuietDose(TM): In-Ear Dosimetry Measures Noise Exposure in Real-Time to Help Prevent Workplace Hearing Loss

... intelligent hearing protection solutions. About Howard Leight Howard Leight/Sperian Hearing Protection, LLC is a leading global provider of passive and intelligent hearing protection solutions , and champion of progressive Hearing Conservation Programs. For over 30 years, Howard Leight has pur...

West Announces First Quarter 2009 Results

...Company has been notified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that its passive safety needle device has been cleared for marketing in the U.S. The device will be marketed as "NovaGuard", and is the market's first truly passive safety needle system and can be used with existing Luer Lock syringes. The...

Remuda Ranch Reports Eating Disorders on the Rise Among Elderly

... ones, expressing that the person is quite distressed about activity restrictions or limited family visits. Even more serious, refusing food may be a passive effort to commit suicide arising from hopelessness, despair and depression. "It's important to evaluate why elderly people are restricting their ...

NASA's 'COLBERT' Supplied by Wyle is Designed to Minimize House Calls

...stems (power, avionics, cooling, etc.) will be housed in an International Standard Payloads Rack and the vibration isolation system will be a modified passive Rack Isolation System. The entire assembly is planned to be housed in the Node 2, and will then be moved to Node 3 ("Tranquility") upon its arrival to...

World's First Disposable Wireless RFID Sensor Detects Radiation Threats in Shipping Containers Using Modified Cell Phone Technology

...eld, specialty medical device company, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Gentag, Inc., to create the world's first passive (no battery), disposable, wireless Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) sensor to detect radiation threats in shipping containers using modified cell...

Riverside Partners Teams with Management to Acquire IZI Medical Products

...cial markers, used with MRI, CT, and PET technologies, to highly engineered passive reflective markers used during complex IGS procedures. The Company's medic...ducial markers used with MRI, CT, and PET technologies to highly engineered passive reflective markers used during image guided surgery. ...

Sentillion Introduces Advanced Authentication Solution For Direct Access to Cerner, Eclipsys, Epic, McKesson and MEDITECH Applications

...eir primary clinical application with the tap of a passive proximity badge. Currently providing support for ...everaging an organization's existing investment in passive proximity cards, rollout and adoption of Tap2 is e... the primary clinical application by tapping their passive proximity card against a workstation reader, suppl...

TV Time May Not Be Benign

.... They're also not interacting with others to learn social skills and appropriate ways to resolve conflicts." "When TV is used as a babysitter or passive entertainment, that's when it's a problem," said Dr. Christopher Lucas, director of the early childhood service at the New York University Child Study...

Ecumen Applauds GE-Intel Partnership in Helping United States Ride the Age Wave With Empowerment Technology

...rvices providers to adopt QuietCare technology by General Electric. It is used in all Ecumen assisted living communities. GE QuietCare(R) is a remote passive activity and behavioral monitoring system for seniors, alerting care professionals to changes that may signal potential health issues or emergency sit...

Astrocytes help separate man from mouse

...study suggests that astrocytes are part of the higher cognitive functioning that defines who we are as humans." Astrocytes had long been considered passive support cells, a means to hold the rest of the brain cells together, like glue. Medical students might spend a few minutes pondering the astrocyte bef...

NoiseBuster(R) Safeguards Hearing by Utilizing Cutting-Edge Technology to Attenuate Power Equipment Noise

...o protect hearing. The NoiseBuster ANR Safety Earmuff delivers the highest level of hearing protection available by combining an ANSI-rated 26NRR passive earmuff with active noise reduction electronics that deliver an additional 20dB of low-frequency noise attenuation. The NoiseBuster's audio input...

Obesity, Diabetes and Heart Disease May Speed Dementia

...he Alzheimer's Association and director of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at the Mayo Clinic. "Development of cognitive decline need not be a passive process." "We are not all just sitting here and aging, and sooner or later it's going to hit us," said Petersen, who was not involved in the studie...

TabletKiosk Introduces the MediSlate™ MCA i1040XT: A Mobile Clinical Assistant (MCA) with Touch Screen Input

...nbsp; Single Chip Trusted Platform Module (TPM v 1.2)    Kensington Locking Port (Lock mechanism sold separately) I/O: 4 wire passive resistive touch screen with palm rejection technology    Integrated 2.0 megapixel camera with auto focus and video capture  &nbs...

LifeMasters Introduces Health Activation Tool to Disease Management Participants

.... The PAM segments participants into one of four progressively higher activation levels. At the low end of the spectrum, individuals tend to be passive with regard to managing their health, and may fail to see the connection between their own behaviors and health outcomes. At the high end, individual...

Doug Smith Named One of BusinessWeek's "World's Most Influential Headhunters"

...the organization, and get employees to follow them anywhere, anytime. Finally, the candidates must be good communicators that are strong at active and passive listening and articulate their message very well," Smith said. Smith holds a master's degree in business administration from Emporia State Un...
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