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Natural Childbirth Moms More Attuned to Babies' Cry

Finding may help shed light on postpartum depression in those choosing Caesareans THURSDAY, Sept. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Mothers who delivered their babies vaginally appear to be much more sensitive to the cry of their own child within a few weeks of the birth compared with those who d...

Visual Signs Attuned To Reading Rather Than Writing

Mark A. Changizi and coauthors, Qiang Zhang, Hao Ye, and Shinsuke Shimojo, from the California Institute of Technology have hypothesized that human visual signs are "cross-culturally selected to reflect common contours in natural scenes" that the eye has already mapped. // "[We] analyzed one hu...

iMedica Participates in American College of Physicians' EHR Partners Program

...hysicians, including our Chief Medical Officer (Dr. Jeffrey Hyman)," said Michael Nissenbaum, President and CEO of iMedica. "We want to be especially attuned to their needs and work hard to make sure our software addresses the challenges they face." "ACP's EHR Partners Program was created to help our m...

NBGH Survey Finds Recession Driving Many American Workers to Make Lifestyle Changes to Help Control Health Care Costs

...s been negatively affected by the economy. Employees are more sensitive to the cost of health care. Not surprisingly, most workers are more attuned to the cost of health care, with 72 percent saying they have become more aware of the total cost of health care services in the past year and 56 per...

M. D. Anderson study predicts dramatic growth in cancer rates among US elderly, minorities

...rolong survival, but prolong survival at a reasonable cost to patients. These are two issues that oncologists need to be much more concerned about and attuned to." Another issue that needs to be addressed is the shortage of health care professionals predicted. For example, according to a workforce assess...

A woman's nose knows body odor

...o in men," said study lead author Charles J. Wysocki, PhD, a behavioral neuroscientist at Monell. The researchers speculate that females are more attuned to biologically relevant information in sweat that may guide women when choosing a mate. In the study, women and men rated the strength of underarm...

New Survey Reveals 'The Lipstick Effect' With Non-Invasive Facial Plastic Surgery Procedures

...ons. This growth is likely to be attributed to an increased knowledge of cosmetic procedures, minority specialists whom ethnic patients regard as more attuned to their needs, and a greater acceptance of cosmetic surgery as a whole. A Woman's Point of View Women continue to be the most likely candid...

Kurt Salmon Associates Names John Karonis President of Retail and Consumer Products Group

...d Europe. "John Karonis possesses the unique blend of team-spirit and leadership skills to manage a global consulting practice while being finely attuned to the needs of our clients," KSA Chairman, Mark Wietecha said. "This KSA management team has worked together for more than two decades, and we look f...

A Study In This Month's Journal Of Nervous And Mental Disease Reveals Hope For Recovery From Suicidal Thinking And Treatment Resistant Mental Illness

...s about $600 a day. But the lessons learned from Riggs can be enormously helpful to the broader medical community. "This place is an exquisitely attuned instrument for learning about people's psychological functioning," says Shapiro, "in terms of trauma, character formation, the impact of the social an...

Current Concepts in Clostridium difficile Infection: A Focus on Geriatric and Pediatric Patients

...n be challenging and complicated. Because of the observed increase in CDI incidence in many age groups, healthcare professionals need to be especially attuned to the individual needs of these patient populations. To address the need for current education on CDI, Robert Michael Educational Institute ...
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DuoCort: New chronotherapy for adrenal insufficiency

...ffects and minimize its undesired ones. Chronotherapy for the most part is not about new drug substances but about using medicines in new ways, better attuned to the bodys needs. Designing a drug so its release into the bloodstream has a particular release pattern or using pumps that deliver medicine at spec...

Distinguishing between 2 birds of a feather

...arrots by name, yet most of us would be hard pressed to tell one bird from another. While it has been known for a long time that we can become acutely attuned to our day-to-day environment, the underlying neural mechanism has been less clear. Now, collaboration between researchers at the Salk Institute fo...

Drug dosages often incorrect for obese patients

...the appropriate dosage and could be ineffective. Because most adult antibiotics are produced in a one size fits all dosage and some doctors are not attuned to this issue, the societal trend towards severe obesity is resulting in more individuals who get inappropriate drug therapies for infectious disease,...

Australian wins prestigious prize in biodiversity informatics

...e in conservation planning and natural resource decision-making." Further, the Committee said, "As a software developer, Flemons is particularly attuned to user needs. His work includes innovations that similar developments lack, and he has a rare mix of skill sets." The Prize winner also works on m...

Global changes alter the timing of plant growth, scientists say

...e Biological Preserve report evidence that climate change may alter this delicate balance. "In the natural world, species have evolved to be finely attuned to the seasons--timing is everything," said lead author Elsa Cleland, who performed this research as part of her doctoral dissertation at Stanford and...

Do angry men get noticed?

...ns (for example, happy or sad) more rapidly. The work suggests that although males are biased toward detecting threatening faces, and females are more attuned to socially relevant expressions, both sexes prioritize the detection of angry male faces; in short, angry men get noticed. The advantage for detectin...

Mitochondrial DNA sequencing tool updated

...gies. Just as importantly, like an iPod to music lover, the chip served as the broad technological platform for laboratories to customize arrays more attuned to their research interests. In 2004, Dr. Anirban Maitra and his colleagues at Johns Hopkins did exactly that with the MitoChip v1.0. In addition...

Multiple genes permit closely related fish species to mix and match their color vision

... ways very similar might respond to their particular environments by interpreting the visual world slightly differently, using photoreceptors that are attuned to particular wavelengths of light. By studying a special group of closely-related fish species inhabiting the Great Lakes of Africa, researchers have...
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The Learning Game - Researchers Study Video Gaming Principles that Apply to Education

... good for learning in some sort of catalyst-Darwinian way, but that we can learn a lot about how learning works, especially for younger people who are attuned to that type of learning. They have played so many games and also been embedded in the culture that games come from, so they are used to learning that...

Higher ed cooperation will produce more skilled workers for Wisconsin

...eciated assets of Wisconsins educational system. They produce workers who are generally ready for business and who tend to stay in Wisconsin. They are attuned to the needs of business and adapt quickly to changing demands. What if those tech-savvy workers had more opportunities to continue their education? W...

Whitewater upgrades tech degree program

... and later take on internships with private businesses before completing the program. "I think it's really important that the universities are very attuned to the changing market that's out there," said Mary Herdrich, IT manager for West Bend Mutual Insurance and a member of the advisory board. The pro...

Handicapping Milwaukee's wireless initiative

...ervices. He provided some good examples of what approaches could be taken, and said that some of the smaller municipalities actually are becoming more attuned to developing something than the larger ones. This supports my observation that small cities are more concerned about their economic competitivenes...
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