Medical research community needs to speak louder to prevent another Canadian brain drain
OTTAWA, ONTARIO, CANADA Canada may not be able to compete globally in tomorrow's economy, and may repeat the brain drain of the mid-90s as a result of the recent federal budget, states an editorial in CMAJ published online today http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/rapidpdf/cmaj.090209 . Health researchers ...
New essays examine the use of fMRI to recognize deceit
...Neural Circuitry of Lie Detection"
by Elizabeth A. Phelps, Silver Professor of Psychology and Neural Science, New York University
"Actions Speak louder
by Stephen J. Morse, Ferdinand Wakeman Hubbell Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology and Law in Psychiatry, University of Pennsy...
Progressive Groups to Spend More Than $82 Million to Ensure Real Health Care Reform Passes This Year
... "We have the momentum for real change, and with the commitment of the president and Democratic leadership in Congress, we know we can be stronger and louder
than the special interests who make money off the status quo and would have any reform continue to put their profits before people's health."
Siemens Hearing Celebrates 10th Annual National Women's Health Week
...ugh so that only you - and no one around you - can hear it.
Have your hearing checked if your friends and family comment that you are talking louder
or have the television and radio volume turned too loud.
Have your hearing tested if you hear ringing in your ears or if you notice any change...
American Society of Anesthesiologists Recent Public Debate Comes to Dead End
... did in their press release. I just challenged them to match their actions with their claim. Readers may judge for themselves if the ASA's words spoke louder
than their actions," said Friedberg.
March 9: ASA press release (The Lunge ):
Never Ending Pursuit - Advancing Patient Safety, Satisfaction...
Online Diets Reviewed: Your Top 4 Metabolism Boosting, Fat Burning Plans
The most notable surprise in our participant results was the Deceptive Diet.
We were skeptical at first, but the results spoke louder
than any skepticism. And the tallied results show the Deceptive Diet achieved the highest participant rating.
Focusing solely on stabilizing and ...
American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) - Myths About 'Never Ending Pursuit of Patient Safety and Satisfaction' Debunked
...on' by eliminating PONV, seven different universities (all ASA affiliates) declined the opportunity.
Let the public decide.
Do actions speak louder
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New iPod listening study shows surprising behavior of teens
The study also showed that teen boys listen louder
than teen girls, and teens who express the most co...gs from the study indicated teens play their music louder
than young adults, and teens may inaccurately perc...ut the hearing loss risk actually play their music louder
than others," he said. "But we do know that teens...
Personal Health Technology Spending to Exceed $460 Million in the Disease Management Sector in 2013
...tration's stimulus package and reform initiatives, as catalysts for accelerated technology spending over the next five years.
"The drumbeat grows louder
each day demanding transformation of our healthcare system," said Harry Wang, Director of Health and Mobile Product Research, Parks Associates. "The D...
Jenny McCarthy and Lance Armstrong Top Celebrity List to Raise Funds for Autism
...itive. Once I found TACA I
didn't feel so alone. Now my son, Evan, is doing remarkably well and it is
my turn to help TACA." McCarthy is the author of louder
Than Words - A
Mother's Journey in Healing Autism which chronicles her experiences and
healing philosophies as a parent of a child with autism.
Louder in Biological News
Quiet bison sire more calves than louder rivals
During bison mating season, the quietest bulls score the most mates and sire the most offspring while studs with the loudest bellows see the least action, according to a surprising new study by researchers at University of California, Davis, and Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego. The res...
Whispering bats are 100 times louder than previously thought
Annemarie Surlykke from the University of Southern Denmark is fascinated by echolocation. She really wants to know how it works. Surlykke equates the ultrasound cries that bats use for echolocation with the beam of light from a torch: you won't see much with the light from a small bulb but you cou...
Speak up: Louder neurons form more connections
As the brain develops, neurons reach out helter-skelter forming new connections, only a small number of which take hold. How the brain chooses which connections to keep and which to prune back appears to be governed by which branches have the most electrical activity—a finding that could help to ex...
Killer whales, blind bats, discriminating dolphins, mating birds
... location and size "surface" properties of objects. For instance, sounds emitted by an object to the left will arrive at the left ear a bit sooner and louder
(interaural time difference and interaural level difference).
Furthermore, sweeping the device over a surface while remaining the same distance fr...
Scientists test device to track medication adherence in patients with HIV/AIDS
...noise. If you dont hit a button after about five minutes, its going to beep louder
until you come, Melker said. If you dont come after a certain amount of tim...
Acoustics World Wide press room now open
... Kelly, City University of New York
FOOTSTEP SOUNDS AT ULTRASONIC FREQUENCIES
Footsteps are louder
coming toward you than going away, and can be heard with acoustic devices even in a noisy urban environment.
Alexander Ekimov, University of Mississi...
Singing for survival
...in the case of predator encounters. Songs usually begun with a series of very soft notes, audible only at close range, but which rapidly changed into louder
notes heard over long distances.
They said, "We found that gibbons produce loud and conspicuous songs in response to predators to alert kin, both ...
Beauty and the brain
... are more attractive," Winkielman said. "The mental mechanism appears to be extremely simple: facilitate processing of certain objects and they ring a louder
"This parsimonious explanation," he said, "accounts for cultural differences in beauty ?and historical differences in beauty as well ?becaus...
Defenseless plants arm themselves with metals
...esponse. That tells us some part of the pathway doesn't sense salicylic acid - that the signal is blocked," he said. "It's like yelling into the phone louder
and louder, but no one can hear it."
Salt and his colleagues also show in the current study that salicylic acid induces production of a molecule ca...
Louder in Biological Technology
Allied Minds Establishes New Company to Commercialize Novel UC Irvine Tinnitus Therapy
...innitus few can provide any relief beyond simple masking (providing a sound louder
than the tinnitus) while others require the use of long retraining regimes ...ly dangerous side effects. The SoundCure technology does not require sounds louder
than the tinnitus being treated and uses customized sound frequencies and p...
Employer Brands Require More Than Slick Marketing
... MUST be aligned with management and people practices that ensure an employee experience that matches the image portrayed. Its true - actions do speak louder
than words. Companies that are truly serious about creating compelling employee brands find ways to connect with the dreams, hopes and deepest beliefs...
How to solve the salary mystery
...ystems that youre right where you should be.
Smart companies spend some energy explaining to employees how their pay level is determined. Theres no louder
and more resounding message about what the company thinks about you than what they pay you. Its a sign of poor leadership to approach this issue casua...
Frank Giannantonio blends IT and business for Lands' End
...to having worked at a string of great companies including Avon, Victoria's Secret and Lands' End that are dedicated to their customers.
There's no louder
drumbeat in the IT industry than the integration of technology and business, but it's not always clear what that means. At Lands' End, it's very clear...
Old bell system merging back together, but it's not the same
...i-Fi projects and the shrill cries from catalysts for change in the telecom network industries, I still say Ma Bell's rebuilt Victrola will be playing louder
than anyone and setting the rhythms for regulation and rewrites for a long time.
Carlinism: Merging resources can be a very good thing if the right...
Net neutrality will be back, supporters vow
... the Fourth of July holiday break.
In a statement released after the vote, It'sOurNet said the voices of net neutrality proponents would only grow louder
once more Americans understand what is at stake.
"The intense debate that resulted in today's tie vote on net neutrality clearly underscores the Se...
New Silicon Pastures director envisions more home cooking for Wisconsin angels
...blic, they have to learn how to be quiet and not say anything. Here, we don't have to learn how to be quiet."
But Wisconsin companies do need to be louder
in touting their technologies and expertise, she said.
Expect Silicon Pastures to be a vehicle for that promotion. The organization now has 20 memb...
AT&T - BellSouth merger: Revestiture continues
...esies and shrill catalysts for change in the telecom and network industries, you still hear the clear booming sounds of Ma Bell's old Victrola playing louder
than anyone and setting the rhythms for regulation and rewrites. We have come about full circle with the telecom industry. Unfortunately, that means w...