Preventing Dangerous Slips and Falls: The American Foundation for the Blind Launches New Video Series on Staying Safe at Home
NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of Older Americans Month, the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) has launched a new series of videos on preventing dangerous, unintentional falls among seniors with vision loss. This year's theme for Older Americans Month -- " Living Toda...
Heavy metal slips down UK air quality charts
Air quality in the UK has improved significantly over the last 25 years according to a report published by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL). Monitoring at 17 testing sites around the UK shows a fall in the presence of harmful heavy metals such as lead, iron and copper in the air we breathe. ...
If Baby Is Breech, Technology Might Help
...ut of the mother's body last because the baby's body might not have stretched the cervix sufficiently. And a prolapsed cord -- when the umbilical cord slips
into the birth canal before the baby, stopping the flow of blood to the baby -- is another increased risk in vaginal deliveries of breech babies.
Bathtub Accidents Injure 43,000 U.S. Kids Each Year
... News) -- More than 43,000 children are injured in slips
and falls in bathtubs each year in the United Stat... the first study that looked at injuries caused by slips
and falls, according to the report published in th...What caught our attention was the frequency of the slips
and falls," said lead researcher Dr. Gary A. Smith...
Study: Bath time falls injure thousands of children annually
Experts at Nationwide Children's Hospital say slips
and falls are far more common, sending more than 4...l bathtub- and shower-related injuries, especially slips
and falls. "Environmental changes, such as making ...dard is key to preventing injuries associated with slips
and falls in bathtubs and showers," suggested Dr. ...
OnCore(r) 9.0 Released: 'Top 5' Priorities and Collaborative Initiatives Cornerstones of Product Development
...sion 9.0, which now includes such functionality as the ability to manage multiple versions of charge masters and the ability to view and email billing slips
for subject visits.
The OnCore system for biospecimen management (OnCore-BSM) was also greatly enhanced in the latest version. Enhancements inc...
Physician Revenue Services Promises Revenue Solutions and Eases Paper Woes for Healthcare Providers
...diting services , we are pleased to now offer Document Management/EMR which allows providers to scan insurance cards, explanation of benefits, charge slips
and other documents into their patient records for access from our billing operation.
Our Documentation Management System lets the healthcare p...
National Center for Creative Aging Presents 'Creativity Matters' Symposium on Health, Wellness, and the Arts
...entia to tell stories. Anne Basting , Director of the Center on Age & Community at the University of Wisconsin and Founder and Director of Time slips
will lead the workshop. The day will close with The 22nd Annual Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy featuring Artistic Director of Jazz a...
Motor behavioral research at UH moves to prestigious Texas Medical Center
...g walking function in those with incomplete spinal cord injuries.
Assistant Professor Jian Liu investigates gait analysis and the biomechanics of slips
and falls. Lieu conducts occupational studies to calculate the fall-risk assessment in the elderly or those with mobility challenges. Using "fall ev...
Smith & Nephew Endoscopy's OSTEORAPTOR(TM) Anchor Provides Bioabsorbable Solution for Labral Tears in the Hip and Shoulder
...y be a source of chronic pain and may also contribute to osteoarthritis. In the shoulder, this damage can lead to instability where the upper arm bone slips
out of the socket. In standard procedures, surgeons reattach the labrum to the bony socket of the joint using small anchors and suture.
slips in Medical Products
2560 ANKLE SUPPORT WITH SPIRAL STAYS
Description:... This controlled stretch ankle support helps reduce swelling and minimize pain while allowing full range of motion. It is easy to apply - it slips
on like a sock, and its slim design fits easily into shoes. It features bilateral spiral stays that move with the ankle, and provide side-to-side sup...
2426 ANKLE SUPPORT WITH VISCOELASTIC INSERT
Description:...culpted visco-elastic silicone insert delivers targeted support to weakened or injured soft tissues under the malleoli (ankle bones). Easy to apply - slips
on like a sock, slim design fits easily into shoes....
slips in Biological News
Following the leader can be a drag, according to student's research on flapping flags
...icular wire "flagpoles."
To measure the forces on the flags as water flowed past them, Ristroph attached small mirrors -- actually microscope cover slips
-- to the far ends of the "flagpoles." As the flags flapped in the flow, the slightly flexible poles moved correspondingly -- and by shining a laser l...
Scientists obtain core samples from subsea fault system off Japan
... generation. The Nankai Trough, a geological trench approximately 770 kilometers long, stretches from the Suruga Bay to where the Philippine Sea Plate slips
(subducts) under southwest Japan. Along this subduction zone, sediment on the underlying tectonic plate continuously scrapes off and adds material to ...
Old developmental pathways spawn revolutionary evolutionary changes
... TEMPE, Ariz. When the larvae of the primitive social insect Polistes metricus, a paper wasp, slips
into the quiet pupal stage, she doesnt know if shell arise a worker or gyne (future queen) unless she consults with Arizona State Universitys social ...
Danish researches solve virus puzzle
...d flu. When the ribosome encounters a pseudoknot it has to unravel the knot before the reading can proceed. During this process the ribosome sometimes slips
backwards and, like the letters making up a word, it now reads a new RNA sequence and hence uses another recipe to construct the protein. The research...
Common enzyme is a key player in DNA repair
...by the cell's fleet of precision DNA repair processes, which can surgically excise and replace a faulty section.
But sometimes a damaged bit of DNA slips
through unrepaired. A faulty nucleotide--the basic constituent of DNA--can stall the temperamental DNA replication machinery as it unwinds and copies ...
Bacterial protein mimics host to cripple defenses
... Like a wolf in sheep's clothing, a protein from a disease-causing bacterium slips
into plant cells and imitates a key host protein in order to cripple the plant's defenses. This discovery, reported in this week's Science Express by ...
Genetic links could unlock clues to leading cause of blindness
...ls, a rhesus monkey's eyes have the same complex structure as a human eye, making them a model study subject. They're so similar, he said he sometimes slips
images of rhesus monkey eyes into presentations for medical residents to see if anyone notices the difference.
"I haven't been caught yet," he said...
slips in Biological Technology
University of Pennsylvania engineers reveal what makes diamonds slippery at the nanoscale
...ause they sparkle. Engineers and physicists have long studied diamond because even though the material is as hard as an ice ball to the head, diamond slips
and slides with remarkably low friction, making it an ideal material or coating for seals, high performance tools and high-tech moving parts.
With a jolt, 'nanonails' go from repellant to wettable
...olleagues from Bell Laboratories have created a material that can repel almost any liquid.
Add a jolt of electricity, and the liquid on the surface slips
past the heads of the nanonails and spreads out between their shanks, wetting the surface completely.
The new material, which was reported this mon...
Kaiser On Schedule With Epic's Epic Project
... productivity reductions, will be by far the most costly part of the estimated $1.8-billion AMR deployment and may be where Kaiser's original schedule slips
due to expansion of the project, Wiesenthal acknowledges.
Still Wiesenthal says, the EpicCare-based AMR project is expected in the end to be far l...
Software Enables Suppler Customer Data Integration
...rmation to the purchaser. It also provides the option to print customer specific carton shipping labels with UCC128 barcodes and the necessary packing slips
- all via the Internet. The use of UCC128 compliant carton labels and packing lists greatly increases the efficiency of the receiving process and enab...
Whats Hush-Hush Marketing?
... years of working experience and has traveled to 7 countries all together
Great, now you really feel comfortable, as you wonder how many total pink slips
they have all acquired during their lifetime or how many years combined they have spent in re-habs or behind bars.
Faceless, Nameless and Empty Em...
Attempt to exclude stem cell companies from tax credit bill hurts Wisconsin
...ature. More often than not, the bill is cleansed of bad ideas as it bounces between the Assembly and the Senate. Occasionally, however, a real clunker slips
That's what happened last week when the Assembly approved a bill to grant research and development tax credits to enterprising Wisconsin c...
ZoomAlbum operates virtually
...sharing has passed, then youll like ZoomAlbum. This simple package provides everything you need to create a three-inch square photo album that easily slips
into a pocket or purse.
The ZoomAlbum software helps you drag and drop photos onto a template that arranges them for printing onto the special glos...
Mega-Metro Center may go beyond Chicago and Wisconsin
...It seems like more people drive up to Wisconsin rather than off to Indiana and Michigan for weekend getaways. I have even known boaters changing their slips
from Michigan to Wisconsin due to the differences in drive times to get to their destinations.
Maybe it's because people just want to get to their ...
Detection of Reporter Gene Activity in Cell Cultures and Murine Epidermis After Helios Gene Gun-Mediated Particle Bombardment
with 10% heat-inactivated fetal calf serum, 104 U of penicillin per ml,
and 10 mg of streptomycin per ml on sterile cover slips
placed in six-well
tissue culture plates until the cells reached approximately 80% confluence.
Inbred male BALB/c mice, 7-9 weeks...
Visualizing siRNA in Mammalian Cells: Fluorescence Analysis of the RNAi Effect
... was transfected into HeLa S3 cells grown on cover slips
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