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New Book Provides Brutally Honest, Touching & Funny Essays about Women in Their 40s

'Knowing Pains: Women on Love, Sex and Work in Our 40s' donates all proceeds to Breast Cancer Action Editor: Molly Rosen, MBA SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- From tattoos to affairs, from motherhood to mayhem, from battling alcoholism and eating disorders to everything in betwe...

CIHR news: health research touching lives

This release is available in French . Ottawa (May 7, 2008) The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Health announced today funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for 764 health research projects across Canada, totalling over $298 million. Minister Clement was joined...

HIV Positive People Touching 60,000 In UK

The number of people infected with HIV in the UK rose last year to an estimated 58,300 and almost a third of those may not know they are carrying the disease, a report said on Thursday.// Most new cases were diagnosed in heterosexuals and nearly three-quarters of those were probably contracted...

Motorcyclist Lives On, Rides On Through Organ Donation

...aching out to motorcyclists at events, retail locations, rider training programs and through social media. So far, the initiative has been a success, touching hundreds of enthusiasts and registering more than 30 new organ and tissue donors. Motorcycle enthusiasts in central Ohio can also connect with "L...

Department of Aging Urges Citizens to Report Abuse and Neglect of Older Adults

...weight loss and the unexplained disappearance of money or personal property. Sexual abuse can be more difficult to determine, but can involve improper touching and rape. Neglect can include isolation and failure to provide proper nutrition and personal hygiene. Calls to the Elder Abuse Hotline, 1-800-...

OB10 and Memorial Hermann Show How e-Invoicing Program Optimized Accounts Payables and P-Card Spend

...es, "…many healthcare organizations have a fondness for paper and are reluctant to move away from it because of the comfort they feel with touching a live document. But the opportunity OB10 offered in terms of electronic invoice delivery, as well as its fluid integration with workflow, imaging an...

OneTouch(R) Ping(TM) Glucose Management System Approved by Health Canada

...ter-remote. Using the OneTouch Ping meter-remote, a person can calculate insulin doses and opt to wirelessly instruct the pump to deliver them without touching the pump at all, giving patients more freedom and flexibility in using their insulin pump. "OneTouch Ping provides patients with unique capa...

American Hygiene Habits Getting Worse: International Study Reveals More Illness-Causing Germs Than Ever in American Kitchens

...ng - Wash your hands frequently and regularly, especially after going to the bathroom, before and after preparing food, after changing a diaper, after touching animals and pets and if someone in your household is ill. It is important to use soap and water, scrub underneath your nails and the back of your han...

Renowned, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeon, John Bergfeld, MD, Inducted into Sports Medicine Hall of Fame

...icine professionals through his interactions and guidance of orthopaedic surgical residents and sports medicine fellows. As a result, his influence is touching thousands of patients every year as his philosophy of caring and understanding is carried out by his trainees. AOSSM established the Hall of Fame...

Insightful Handbook for Alzheimer's Caregivers

...ders can improve their loved ones' quality of life in a failure-free environment. Lastly, chapters like "Light in the Tunnel" feature a compilation of touching stories that any reader will relate to and benefit from reading. Ideal for caregivers, nursing students, paramedics and pastors, "Alzheimer's Day...
Touching in Medical Technology

July 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Food Storage Safety, Energy Therapies and Vitamins and Minerals

...y therapies: Healing touch: Also known as therapeutic touch, healing touch is meant to stimulate the body's self-healing processes. Gentle touching moves energy from the practitioner to the recipient, strengthening and reorienting the recipient's energy flow within and around the body. Some people...

Hand Washing with 4% CHG Antiseptic Kills Flu Viruses

... Clinical Services, Molnlycke Health Care. "Influenza viruses usually spread via sneezing and coughing and contaminating one's hand or hands, and then touching surfaces, shaking hands or other contact behaviors. With any influenza outbreak, good hand hygiene is extremely important. With the current strains ...

American Lung Association Offers Simple Tips to Protect Public Health and Minimize H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and Seasonal Flu Transmission

... Carrying an alcohol based hand sanitizer is a useful alternative to hand washing when soap and water are not available. "Take care to avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth," advised Dr. Edelman. "This is one way in which germs are easily spread. Avoiding close contact with sick people is another ...

Copper Eliminates Resistant Hospital Germs in a Worldwide Field Test

...andles, door plates and light switches made of copper. Because the germs are not only transmitted from one hand to another but, in many cases, also by touching door handles and switches. At the moment, scientists at the University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany, are evaluating the samples of the first study phase....

Study Reveals Novel LCD Solution Provides Significant Benefits Versus Calcipotriol In Treatment Of Moderate Psoriasis

...ents said they would continue to use Psorent even after the study ends, citing that the dab-on applicator allowed them to apply the medication without touching the solution or their plaques. Patients also liked that the solution dried quickly, allowing them to get dressed soon after applying, and that this fo...

Strength and Innovation of Novartis Oncology Products and Pipeline With Potential to Improve Patient Treatment Demonstrated by More Than 170 Abstracts at ASCO Annual Meeting

...stract #LBA5026: Saturday, May 31, 2008; 4:30 PM-4:45 PM CDT). "This is a particularly exciting year for Novartis Oncology in advancing research and touching the lives of thousands of cancer patients," said David Epstein, CEO & President of Novartis Oncology. "Our scientific presence at ASCO shows that Nova...

Orqis(R) Medical's Cancion(R) System Significantly Increases Cardiac Performance

...he gap between medical management and more invasive procedures without ever touching the heart." The Cancion System is currently available in markets outside th...nt gap between medical management and more invasive procedures without ever touching the heart. The percutaneous Cancion System has secured the CE mark. The imp...
Touching in Medical Products

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Impact2 Equalizer 384 8-Channel Electronic Pipettor, 2-125L

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Impact Equalizer 384 8-Channel Electronic Pipettor, 0.5-12.5L

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Impact Equalizer 384 8-Channel Electronic Pipettor, 1-30l

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Impact Equalizer 384 8-Channel Electronic Pipettor, 2-125L

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Touching in Medical Dictionary

Palpation

...onfused with palpitation, which is an awareness of the beating of the heart. Pal·pa·tion n. [L. palpatio , fr. palpare . See Palpable .] 1. Act of touching or feeling ... Palpation is typically used for thoracic and abdominal ... palpation Examination of an area of the body by the sense of touch...

Palpate

..... gently: I palpate very gently around the six week mark and can ... palpate ( ) tr.v. , -pated , -pating , -pates . To examine or explore by touching (an organ or area of the body), usually as a diagnostic aid palpate , feel examine by palpation for medical purposes; as of body parts; 'The...

Mastoid

... mastoid bones serves as a safety valve for the middle ear, in the event that ... The mastoid bone is the large, rounded bone you can feel by touching just behind ... Within the mastoid bone, there is a honeycomb of "air cells. ... Mastoiditis andInfections of the mastoid bone- symptoms, diag...

Gastroenteritis

..... Although gastroenteritis usually is not serious in a healthy adult, causing only ... Children can contract bacterial gastroenteritis from touching or eating ... Gastroenteritis contracted from food containing microorganisms or bacterial ... How to recognize and provide first-aid help fo...

Furuncle

...n tissue. ... wash your hands very well The after touching a furuncle . ... Furuncle Information from ..., swollen nodule but ultimately ... well The after touching a furuncle . ... Furuncle ... A furuncle ...... You should wash your hands very well The after touching a furuncle . ... A furuncle (boil) is a sk...

Eye Problems

...decrease in vision due to cataract ... Eye problems range from mild to severe in symptoms ... Just like with other eye problems , avoid touching or rubbing your ... For Removing Eye Wrinkle Problems ... Your vet will examine the eye and may perform several tests to determine what is ....

Eye infections

...rpes keratitis is a viral infection of the eye caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV) ... Infection can be transferred to the eye by touching an active ... Have an eye or vision problem? Find out what conditions and diseases could be ... eye infection , glaucoma, Graves' ophthalmo...

Abdominal rigidity

...nal rigidity should always be evaluated by your health ... abdominal rigidity An extreme tightness of the abdominal muscles detected when touching ... enlarged abdominal lymph nodes the cause of abdominal pain? What ... Abdominal rigidity - All Information, Abdominal rigidity is...
Touching in Biological News

George M. Whitesides receives inaugural Dreyfus prize in the chemical sciences

... significantly advanced the field of chemistry and its societal benefits. His research extends across multiple disciplines, centered on chemistry, but touching biochemistry, drug design, and materials science. His work extends to the engineering of functional systems and the applications of these systems in a...

Signals from stroking have direct route to brain

...d nerve fibres in the skin. This is shown by a new study from the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The discovery may explain why touching the skin can relieve pain. The specialised nerve fibres in the skin are called CT nerves (C-tactile) and they travel directly to the areas in the br...

EPSRC Science and Innovation Awards 2008

... Paul Freemont, Professor Nick Rose, London School of Economics By 2015 Synthetic Biology is projected to be a rapidly developing industrial sector touching on areas of healthcare, renewable energy, materials, industrial processes and food technology. Imperial's aim is to generate intellectual property for...

Keeping chromosomes from cuddling up

... longer touch. Scientists had known of condensin II but did not know how it functioned inside cells. Keeping specific parts of chromosomes from touching can change how the instructions carried in the DNA are read, said research team leader Giovanni Bosco of The University of Arizona in Tucson. "It's...

Researchers at IRB Barcelona produce more data on key genes in diabetes

...s a key role. In 2005, in experiments in vitro using rat skeletal muscle cells, the scientists removed the expression of only the Mfn2 gene without touching PGC1-beta, and confirmed that the decrease in mitochondrial fusion affected the capacity to generate energy, "regardless of whether PGC1-beta is funct...

Space researchers developing tool to help disoriented pilots

...ain. Data collected from helicopters will play a large role in the research since the rotary-propelled aircrafts' movements are most like a spacecraft touching down on the moon. Low-gravity flight experiments and lunar lander simulations are slated to begin next year. The project team members believe the ...

Nothing stops an expert in the art of living

...g protecting the mirid bugs? Did it come loose when contacted by adhesive? Or was the greasy coating somehow disrupting the glue's adhesive powers? touching a sticky hair against a piece of mirid bug cuticle and looking at it with cryo-SEM, the team could see that the glue seemed to run like a fluid over t...

How nonstick bugs evade natural fly paper

...g protecting the mirid bugs? Did it come loose when contacted by adhesive? Or was the greasy coating somehow disrupting the glue's adhesive powers? touching a sticky hair against a piece of mirid bug cuticle and looking at it with cryo-SEM, the team could see that the glue seemed to run like a fluid over t...

How non-stick bugs evade natural fly paper

...g protecting the mirid bugs? Did it come loose when contacted by adhesive? Or was the greasy coating somehow disrupting the glue's adhesive powers? touching a sticky hair against a piece of mirid bug cuticle and looking at it with cryo-SEM, the team could see that the glue seemed to run like a fluid over t...

When fish talk, scientists listen

...artly responsible. "The kind of work we're doing contributes to answering questions as to why these animals are so successful," Bass says. "We're only touching the tip of the iceberg here." The majority of this research was completed at the MBL over the past five years, although the question of how fish co...
Touching in Biological Technology

Australia: Face Mask That Kills Swine Flu Readied for Australian Pandemic Fight

...ntainment is critical. The Influenza A virus can stay alive on hands and surfaces for hours if not days. Human-to-human transfer also occurs by touching contaminated surfaces. The self-sanitizing BioMask reduces the risk of cross-contamination by continuously killing germs. As it can remain germ-free a...

Germgard's Ultra-Fast Hand Hygiene Solution Protects Against Deadly MRSA, C difficile, and Influenza Virus

... contaminated by every surface they touch in the room and inevitably will transfer pathogens to the patient unless the hands are sanitized just before touching the patient." The Germgard philosophy has been that although the goal is obvious and sound there is no practical way a doctor and healthcare work...

US Oncology Launches New Web Site

...eptional patient and customer experience, today's usoncology.com is part of a new branding effort to position US Oncology as a diversified company touching every aspect of cancer care. For the first time, usoncology.com offers patients and referring physicians resources to find top-quality oncol...

Denser, more powerful computer chips possible with plasmonic lenses that 'fly'

...wever, the flying plasmonic head contains a nanometer-scale optical stylus that "writes" onto the spinning surface of the photoresist without actually touching it. Because the light from plasmons decays less than 100 nanometers from the metal surface, the photoresist material must be placed very close to t...

Molecular sleuths track evolution through the ribosome

...natures occurred. "Until the 2000s, when these structures became available, you weren't able to correlate where these signatures were with what was touching them in 3-D space," Roberts said. "So nobody had ever done this sort of analysis before." The researchers found that 50 percent of the signatures d...

A phonon floodgate in monolayer carbon

...one might expect the spectrum of the density of states resulting from electrons tunneling into graphene to be linear, following the smooth edge of the touching cones. "When we plotted the LDOS spectra of our gated graphene flakes, however, we found a gap-like feature that was centered on the Fermi energy...

Tree branching key to efficient flow in nature and novel materials

...nother, an essential ingredient in the development of novel "smart" materials. Duke University engineers believe that an image of two tree canopies touching top-to-top can guide their efforts to most efficiently control the flow of liquids in new materials, including the next generation of aircraft and roc...

Trap and zap: Harnessing the power of light to pattern surfaces on the nanoscale

...between your probe and the surface of the microchip," said Arnold. "We used a special laser to trap the bead and keep it close to the surface without touching it." The researchers used the technique to "draw" features that were about 100 nanometers (a billionth of a centimeter) in size. The key innovat...

NeoStrata(R) Announces the Launch of PSORENT(TM) Psoriasis Topical Treatment

...ly associated with coal tar treatments. Additionally, the dab-on applicator allows the patient to apply PSORENT directly to the affected areas without touching either the solution or the skin, resulting in a highly effective and easy to use treatment. PSORENT is available only through physicians' offices. One...

Open Letter: Blasted Worm

...thought of this. And what of "San"? Your confession of love spread from computer to computer across the network, just to reach your one true love. touching really. San must be proud, must beam at you, knowing the lengths you'll go to proclaim your devotion. Yes, your worm was effective, all right. But...
Touching in Biological Products

LabX Pro Balance Software from Mettler Toledo, Inc.

Description:...ob management: Up to 30 balances directly networked *User guidance on the balance display *Execute weighings directly from the balance without touching the PC AX, XP, XS only *Online view *Job template editor *Weighing, differential weighing, interval weighing, dynamic weighing and totalization...
Company:Mettler Toledo, Inc.

LabX Light Balance Software from Mettler Toledo, Inc.

Description:..., MT, UMT, AB-S, PB-S, PB-L balances *Job management: User guidance on the balance display *Execute weighings directly from the balance without touching the PC AX, XP & XS only *Online view *Job template editor *Weighing, differential weighing, interval weighing, dynamic weighing and totalizati...
Company:Mettler Toledo, Inc.
Touching in Biological Definition

Olfaction

...nse organ called vomeronasal organ , located in the vomer, between the nose and the mouth. Snakes use it to smell prey, sticking their tongue out and touching it to the organ. Some mammals make a face called flehmen to direct air to this organ. In humans, the detection of pheromones is subliminal. These s...
Touching in Biological Dictionary

Plantigrade

...ic Journals, Newspapers, and magazines at HighBeam.com. Free Trial, Credit Card Required. Brown bears have large, plantigrade feet (heel and sole touching the ground) and ... Plantigrade - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ... What is plantigrade ? Meaning of plantigrade medical term. What does p...
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