Tag: "chord" at medical news
'Use it or lose it?' study suggests mentally stimulating activities may reduce Alzheimer's risk
...an Services. The findings are likely to strike a chord
among middle-aged and older people interested in preserving cognitive health. We are asked constantly about this use-it-or-lose-it approach to maintaining memory, says Elisabeth Koss, Ph.D., Assistant Director of the NIAs Alzheimers Disease Centers P...
Quality time with physical therapists above fancy equipment, convenient parking
...rapist interaction that struck the most responsive chord
with participants and demonstrated that patient-therapist relations -- far more than physical plant, equipment or support staff -- is significantly linked to patient satisfaction. The other eight questions were dropped as comparatively inconsequenti...
UW awarded $1 million grant from The Paul G. Allen Foundation for Medical Research
...ed. Berger has demonstrated the presence of spinal chord
sensitization for the first time, and indicated that this sensitization helps set up a cycle of increased pain sensitivity, muscle spasm and increased pain from mild stimuli. Additionally, Berger has shown that genetic and stress factors may increase...
University of Colorado tissue engineer to receive NSF's coveted Waterman Award
...nately of what "can be." That exuberance struck a chord
12 years ago with Nicholas Peppas, Anseth's academic advisor at Purdue University, where Anseth transferred after attending Williston State College in her native North Dakota. There, she played volleyball and basketball and became an academic All-Am...