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'Blind' Man Navigates Obstacle Course Without Error

Researchers say finding suggests alternate vision routes in the brain MONDAY, Dec. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Call it a case of second sight: Scientists report that a blind man in Switzerland was able to make his way through a maze, even though he has no conscious sensation of seeing the w...

CareGuide Adds New Management Team Members

...personalized interventions to shape and improve health and quality of life. We focus on analytical excellence to deliver targeted care management that navigates advanced chronic conditions by providing at-home telemonitoring and home visits to support the most vulnerable. CareGuide's services dramatically impr...

Oh Baby! Discovery Health's BABY WEEK Offers the Most Pregnancies, Births and Drama Anywhere on Television

...of quads: two identical boys and two identical girls. DOUBLE IDENTICAL TWINS: FOUR YEARS LATER examines how this amazing family navigates medical and life challenges, and manages to brave it all with a sense of humor. Online at DiscoveryHealth.com , visitors will h...

MedVance Institute Promotes John L. Hopkins to Chairman of the Board of Directors

...nsion of my duties at MedVance to include chairman of the board, CEO and president reflects the company's natural evolution and continued growth as it navigates a challenging economic environment and a competitive career training field," Hopkins said. Hopkins has served as MedVance Institute CEO since f...

Advanced imaging technology used at Mayo Clinic improves spinal surgery outcome

...camera on a computer that uses infrared light to track a surgical instrument in 3D space. The surgeon places the instrument on the patient's spine and navigates the spine using the computer. The surgical instrument is used to determine the best entry point and trajectory for each screw. An image-guided screwdr...

New Surgical Approach Shows Promise in Treatment of Scoliosis

...niques. At U-M, the surgeons use a technique for navigating the screws through a patient's spinal muscles that is similar to the system used when NASA navigates a robotic arm in space, La Marca says. New biological materials, such as synthetic proteins, are used to enhance the fusion of the spine. Add...

The First Surviving Set of African American Sextuplets To Be Profiled on Discovery Health's Then Came 6

...ll, showing how they manage to find time for their individual interests and careers -- and each other. THEN CAME 6 also shows how this unique family navigates everyday issues that affect many families, including raising an autistic child. This hour-long special demonstrates how the Harris' handle life's chal...

HealthMedia Health Risk Assessment Earns Prestigious NCQA Certification

...ctivity impairment and identifies health risks by epidemiological need, stage of change, motivation, self-confidence, and barriers. As each individual navigates through the questionnaire, the question sets are dynamically changed based on the individual's response to previous questions, pinpointing measures of...

Aflac Duck Takes Care of Business

...rk-based Kaplan Thaler Group, currently features the Aflac Duck in a series of print, radio and online advertisements. In the new commercials the duck navigates his way through a variety of typically unusual settings, including a hospital nursery, a shoe store, a restaurant and resort, where he educates busine...

Oracle Introduces Remote Data Capture Onsite 4.5.3 With Extensive New Functionality for Investigative Site Personnel

...quickly communicate status -- with or without data entered and with or without active discrepancies. The user simply selects one or more patients then navigates to the casebook spreadsheet for the selected patients. Different user groups with different responsibilities use Oracle Remote Data Capture Onsite 4...
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Is there a pilot in the insect?

... been tried and tested for millions of years, and today they need to be applied to aerospace, because the phases in which an airship or a space module navigates close to the ground are absolutely crucial. The researchers and CNRS have filed an international patent for the "fly automatic pilot". ...

How ants find their way

... Ever wondered how ants find their way straight to the uncovered food in your kitchen? Now scientists have discovered how the humble wood ant navigates over proportionally huge distances, using just very poor eyesight and confusing and changing natural landmarks. The research could have significant be...
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Traffic data firm navigates international business

Madison, Wis. - TrafficCast International , a Madison company that predicts highway drive times as accidents occur, and generates rerouting instructions for digital navigation services, is gaining international credibility with consumers and investors. Part of the reason is that it has cut it...

Fighting spam via blue frogs

... color as protective camouflage. Blue Security thinks the frog is an apt metaphor for spam fighting. The agent identifies links in unwanted e-mail, navigates to those links and begins filling out any forms it can find on the site. The inserted data registers as a complaint and requests that a specific e-mai...
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