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America Hears Introduces New and Improved Hearing-Aid Programming Software

Online Hearing-Aid Manufacturer Will Sell Programming Kit and Software Separately From its Hearing Aids For the First Time Bristol, PA (PRWEB) November 4, 2008 -- America Hears, Inc. , the leading online supplier of premium digital hearing instruments, introduced a ne...

The Physicians of America Celebrate -- Senate Hears Patient and Physician Voices and Votes to Stop Medicare Physician Payment Cuts to Avoid a Medicare Meltdown

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by J. James Rohack, M.D., President-elect, American Medical Association: "Today the American Medical Association celebrates that the Senate heard the voices of patients and physicians and voted to stop Medicare physic...

Supreme Court Hears Case on Federal Pre-emption of Safety Standards for Medical Technologies (Riegel v. Medtronic, Inc.)

FDA - Not Lawsuits - Should Determine Safety & Efficacy of Medical Technology WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AdvaMed General Counsel Christopher White issued the following statement today regarding oral arguments presented before the U.S. Supreme Court on the matter of Riege...

FDA Hears Pros, Cons of Pharmacist-to-Patient Drug Sales

'Behind-the-counter' dispensing would bypass doctors for some prescriptions WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14 (HealthDay News) -- During a day-long public hearing Wednesday on whether to allow certain drugs to be sold by pharmacists without a prescription, U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials ...

Massachusetts State Court Hears Suit by Breastfeeding Mother on Medical Licensing Exam

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Judge Patrick Brady heard arguments yesterday in the lawsuit brought in Superior Court in Norfolk, Massachusetts by a breastfeeding mother seeking extra break time during the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE). "Fairness to all examinees and the ...

Researchers Find How the Brain Hears Shapes

A new research by a Harvard Medical school researcher has shown how the brain hears shapes and how it can activate a particular area in the brain called LOtv that lights up when one identifies an objects shape. As part of their research, Amir Amedi and his team taught seven sighted volunte...

SpeechEasy Seeks Proposals For Future Research Studies

... the public in June 2001. Similar to a hearing aid, SpeechEasy is worn in or around the ear. But rather than amplify sound, it alters the way the user hears his or her own voice - changing the pitch and delaying it slightly to trick the brain into hearing a second voice speaking in unison. Such "chora...

Community Businesses Impacted by Looming Cuts to Long Term Care Federal Funding

...Long term care is my business and we provide essential reimbursement and healthcare operational services to providers who need our expertise. My team hears the challenges faced by our clients and recognizes the importance that our President and elected officials identify the depth and expanse of their pol...

Little Harbor Publishing Announcing Release of Manning Up In Alaska by Dick Drechsler

... Congratulations." "Congratulations!!! Your story of surviving cancer is riveting AND powerfully inspirational, and I believe anyone who reads or hears it benefits in innumerable ways!" wrote Nancy Lewis, Director of Development, City of Hope. Farley E. Yang, M.D., Radiation Oncologists of Centra...

Easter Seals Celebrates World Autism Awareness Day, Hosting Series of Community Forums to Identify Needed Services and Supports for Families

...er the years," says Patricia Wright , Ph.D., MPH, Easter Seals national director, autism services. "The one consistent message Easter Seals hears from the families we serve - after the initial apprehension and anxiety of learning their child has autism - is an overwhelming concern about the life...
Hears in Medical Technology

New Study Evaluating the ADHD Medication VYVANSE(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII Demonstrated No Change in the Pharmacokinetic Profile of VYVANSE When Coadministered with Prilosec OTC(R) 40 mg (20 mg X 2), a Commonly Used Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI)

...ild is being treated for or has symptoms of depression (sadness, worthlessness, or hopelessness) or bipolar disorder; has abnormal thought or visions, hears abnormal sounds, or has been diagnosed with psychosis; has had seizures or abnormal EEGs; has or has had high blood pressure; exhibits aggressive beha...

New Analysis in Boys and Girls Shows the ADHD Patch, DAYTRANA(TM) (methylphenidate transdermal system), Offered ADHD Symptom Control for 12 Months

...ymptoms of depression (e.g. sadness, worthlessness or hopelessness) or bipolar disorder; has family history of tics; has abnormal thoughts or visions, hears abnormal sounds or has been diagnosed with psychosis; has had seizures or abnormal EEGs; has or has had high blood pressure; exhibits aggressive behav...

Biological Psychiatry Publishes Study Showing VYVANSE Demonstrated Significant Efficacy for Treatment of ADHD for up to 12 Hours After Administration

...ild is being treated for or has symptoms of depression (sadness, worthlessness, or hopelessness) or bipolar disorder; has abnormal thought or visions, hears abnormal sounds, or has been diagnosed with psychosis; has had seizures or abnormal EEGs; has or has had high blood pressure; exhibits aggressive beha...

Results Of VYVANSE(TM) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Effect Size Analysis Presented at Major Scientific Meeting

...ild is being treated for or has symptoms of depression (sadness, worthlessness, or hopelessness) or bipolar disorder; has abnormal thought or visions, hears abnormal sounds, or has been diagnosed with psychosis; has had seizures or abnormal EEGs; has or has had high blood pressure; exhibits aggressive beha...

Long-Term 12-Month Safety Data Presented on ADHD Patch DAYTRANA(TM) (methylphenidate transdermal system)

...mptoms of depression (e.g. sadness, worthlessness, or hopelessness) or bipolar disorder; has family history of tics; has abnormal thoughts or visions, hears abnormal sounds, or has been diagnosed with psychosis; has had seizures or abnormal EEGs; has or has had high blood pressure; exhibits aggressive beha...

Results of VYVANSE(TM) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Pivotal Trial in Adult ADHD Presented at Major Scientific Meeting

...ild is being treated for or has symptoms of depression (sadness, worthlessness, or hopelessness) or bipolar disorder; has abnormal thought or visions, hears abnormal sounds, or has been diagnosed with psychosis; has had seizures or abnormal EEGs; has or has had high blood pressure; exhibits aggressive beha...

Daytrana (methylphenidate transdermal system) Provides Significant Effectiveness in ADHD Symptom Relief in Both Boys and Girls

...mptoms of depression (e.g. sadness, worthlessness, or hopelessness) or bipolar disorder; has family history of tics; has abnormal thoughts or visions, hears abnormal sounds, or has been diagnosed with psychosis; has had seizures or abnormal EEGs; has or has had high blood pressure; exhibits aggressive beha...
Hears in Medical Dictionary

Hallucinations

...ination is a perception without a stimulus. Usually people have to be awake and conscious to have hallucinations . That way, a person that sees or hears something that is not really there has a hallucination. Hallucinations are different from dreams. When people... Hallucinations involve sensin...

Hallucination

...ucination is a perception without a stimulus. Usually people have to be awake and conscious to have hallucinations. That way, a person that sees or hears something that is not really there has a hallucination . Hallucinations are different from dreams. When people... Causes of Hallucination inclu...

Dissect

...synonyms. dissect usage examples and dissect quotes. ... bedding of each loop of the suture line with the dissecting forceps. ... When one hears the term dissect , many images may come initially to mind. ... DISSECT is mnemonic device to help students decode unknown words during reading ... ...

Batten

...ation and medical research toward diagnosis, treatment and cure of Juvenile Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis ( Batten ... " Batten Kill Alliance hears from river activist, legislator" by Keith Whitcomb, ... "Project Give Boost to Batten Kill Trout" by Judy Bernstein, from August 2008 ... Find ...
Hears in Biological News

UN climate conference hears how EO can help

The role of Earth Observation satellites in combating climate change is being highlighted at the United Nations climate change conference where thousands of delegates from more than 180 countries are gathered to begin negotiations of an international emissions-cutting agreement to succeed the Kyot...

Researchers see evidence of memory in the songbird brain

... CHAMPAIGN, Ill. When a zebra finch hears a new song from a member of its own species, the e...hing on and off of thousands of genes after a bird hears a new tune offers a new picture of memory in the s...A second profile appears quickly just after a bird hears a recorded song but only if the song is new to th...

Laughing hyenas, wailing levees, the sound of cheese and blaring bagpipes

...lstoy, of ATolstoy Sciences in the United States, and colleagues at the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom have developed a cleaner way that hears where a blockage is located, using a technique pioneered in underwater acoustics. With further development, the method could be used to remotely track...

A BBVA Foundation project comes up with a system enabling detection of cetacean hearing loss

...uring cetaceans' hearing sensitivity to certain frequencies by analyzing the evoked potentials registered through the top of the skull. When an animal hears a sound, its brain registers this vibration through an electrical impulse that can be detected with simple suction cup electrodes. These electrical pu...

Social interactions can alter gene expression in the brain, and vice versa

...d by David Clayton. He and his colleagues found that expression of a specific gene increases in the forebrain of a zebra finch or canary just after it hears a new song from a male of the same species. This gene, egr1 , codes for a protein that itself regulates the expression of other genes. The finding...

Acoustical Meeting, Nov. 10-14, 2008 in Miami, Florida

...-dum DA-dum..., while hearing the beat on the second makes exactly the same rhythm sound different, like da-DUM da-DUM. Dr. Iversen found that how one hears the beat causes a large change in the brain's responses to sound. The changes were in a range of brain responses called the beta band (20 to 30 oscill...

LSU professor studies army-ant-following birds

...millions of these army ants are on the move, they consume every insect, spider and lizard they come across, said Brumfield. Naturally, any animal that hears them coming and theyre very, very loud runs the other way. The army-ant-following birds have learned to take advantage of the swarm by perching abov...

Sea urchin genome suprisingly similar to man and may hold key to cures

...th Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s diseases and muscular dystrophy. "Another surprise is that this spiny creature with no eyes, nose or hears has genes involved in vision, hearing and smell in humans," Calestani said. "The comparison of human genes with their corresponding ancestral sea urch...

Emotional control circuit of brain's fear response discovered

...ry circuit information about the fear response in the amygdala," said Dr. Hirsch. "For example, if someone is walking on an empty street at night and hears a loud banging sound in the near distance, the amygdala would immediately light up. But instead of always running in the opposite direction from the ...

Sooner is better with cochlear implants, Stanford scientist shows

...tion, the lips and face make certain gestures that always occur together with certain sounds. "The brain is always combining what it sees with what it hears and making the best guess at what was said," he said. In most situations, hearing speech alone is just fine - that's why we can talk on telephones. Bu...
Hears in Biological Technology

Study Published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health Demonstrated Once-Daily Vyvanse(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII Provided Significant Improvement of ADHD Symptoms for Children at 13 Hours After Administration

...ild is being treated for or has symptoms of depression (sadness, worthlessness, or hopelessness) or bipolar disorder; has abnormal thought or visions, hears abnormal sounds, or has been diagnosed with psychosis; has had seizures or abnormal EEGs; has or has had high blood pressure; exhibits aggressive beha...

Study Showed VYVANSE(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII Provided Significant Efficacy at 14 Hours After Administration in Adults with ADHD in an Adult Simulated Workplace Environment

...ild is being treated for or has symptoms of depression (sadness, worthlessness, or hopelessness) or bipolar disorder; has abnormal thought or visions, hears abnormal sounds, or has been diagnosed with psychosis; has had seizures or abnormal EEGs; has or has had high blood pressure; exhibits aggressive beha...

FDA Approves Labeling Change for VYVANSE(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII to Include Supplementary Clinical Data Supporting Efficacy at 13 Hours Postdose in Children Aged 6 to 12 with ADHD

...ild is being treated for or has symptoms of depression (sadness, worthlessness, or hopelessness) or bipolar disorder; has abnormal thought or visions, hears abnormal sounds, or has been diagnosed with psychosis; has had seizures or abnormal EEGs; has or has had high blood pressure; exhibits aggressive beha...

Repair Stem Cell Institute Warns About Real Cost of Embryonic Stem Cell Research

...Institutes of Health, published an article in U.S. News & World Report which states, "To date, most of the stem cell triumphs that the public hears about involve the infusion of adult stem cells." Healy concluded that "during the first six weeks of Obama's term, several events reinforced...

Non-Safety-Related Voluntary Recall of a Limited Portion of DAYTRANA(TM) (Methylphenidate Transdermal System) Patches Announced

...mptoms of depression (e.g. sadness, worthlessness, or hopelessness) or bipolar disorder; has family history of tics; has abnormal thoughts or visions, hears abnormal sounds, or has been diagnosed with psychosis; has had seizures or abnormal EEGs; has or has had high blood pressure; exhibits aggressive beha...

FDA Approves Additional Dosage Strengths of Shire's ADHD Treatment VYVANSE(TM) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Which May Help Physicians Tailor Treatment for Individual Patients

...ild is being treated for or has symptoms of depression (sadness, worthlessness, or hopelessness) or bipolar disorder; has abnormal thought or visions, hears abnormal sounds, or has been diagnosed with psychosis; has had seizures or abnormal EEGs; has or has had high blood pressure; exhibits aggressive beha...

Building the modern public-purpose university' should be UW System's goal

...ddle- and lower-income citizens of this nation, our future as a nation will be darker." The book cites data familiar to any high-school junior who hears a lecture from his guidance counselor or his parents: Get a college degree; the chances are very good you'll earn more. But that's not necessarily the...

Tech awards keynoter asks for support of UWM transformation

...ch portfolio has the potential, conservatively, to grow by $100 million, and its faculty is being head hunted by other institutions. Ourmazd often hears that Wisconsin does not need another major research university, but he asserted that a universitys radius of entrepreneurial influence is limited to a...

Patent licensing: For enforcing companies, the rules have changed

...e risk of triggering unwanted litigation about whether the patent was infringed or invalid. This was because the Federal Circuit , the court that hears appeals in patent cases, had decided a long line of cases to the effect that a party receiving an unsolicited demand for a paid license had to have a ...
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