Tag: "game" at medical news
Immersion in virtual world alleviates pain from injury
...ospital in Adelaide, Australia. A virtual reality game
is a computer game
especially designed to completely immerse the user in a simulated environment. Unlike other computer...
Brain activity of men and women during hostile or impulsive acts differs less on nicotine
...t, researchers had participants play a "hostility" game
-- a game
that allowed the winner to choose the loudness of a noise blasted at the losing player, with the opp...
Researchers track program's success in curbing aggressive behavior
...month, she observed first-grade students playing a game
that promotes good behavior as they worked on a re...tle known outside academic circles. Turns out the game
works -- keeping the students from violent behavior long into adolescence. For more than a decade, r...
From town planning to intimate sex: Understanding the risks in our lives
...ransmitted between parents and children or through game
shows and soap-operas; the part played by emotion in influencing risky choices; how successful new arrangements are for regulating private pensions and the Internet; the way governments and planners find out about what people want when decisions a...
Study naming hospitals in top 5% for clinical quality released by HealthGrades
...3 about the average attendance of an NFL football game
A Medicare patient who underwent heart bypass surgery at a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence TM had, on average, a 15.3 percent better chance of surviving than a patient who received treatment at an average hospital The improved survi...
New system may help babies avoid brain damage
...information, that can tell you early enough in the game
that this heart rate pattern you are watching, not only is not going to get better, but the conditions that are producing it suggest that the chances of getting the (healthiest) baby mean you go now. "This is really the first practical breakthrough ...
Scents and emotions linked by learning, Brown study shows
...e air by a hidden machine. Then they played a card game
on a computer. The game
was rigged for fun, using humorous sound effects and smiling faces. This same group, in a later sess...
The human eye cannot spot the offside rule
...some of the instances when television replays of a game
clearly show that the offside rule was not properly implemented. The relative position of four players and the ball cannot be assessed simultaneously by a referee, and unavoidable errors will be made in the attempt. The use of modern technology durin...
Top 10 toys for children with ADHD
...ght be helpful to have a play table where only one game
or toy can be played with at a time. Place other toys in closed cabinets. In this case, less is definitely more. Keep it short. Games with short play times are a better choice than those with lengthier ones. Selecting games with only a few easy...
Study of Big Ten football injuries shows NCAA rule change did not reduce injury rates
... rates." Firstly, the study showed that the spring game
was not as bad as expected and was more injury-free than most scrimmages. However, the two remaining spring scrimmages had the highest injury rates. Interestingly, limited-contact practices defined as "practice with pads but without tackling" actuall...
Body shaving and turf burns spread infection in college football team
...gier. "When they have these large abrasions during game
play they should stop and have them cleaned and covered" to reduce the risk of contracting MRSA or transmitting it to other players, she said....
The brain science behind 'A beautiful mind'
...hn Nash, the Nobel-winning economist who pioneered game
theory. The findings in the Neuron article are a... the sort of economic decision-making predicted by game
theory. -- in the issue of Science due to be released on October 15th, 2004 To develop their fin...
Consumers with health insurance are willing to help cover costs for uninsured people
...searchers asked 322 insured people to play a board game
with a focus on health and insurance. Called CHAT, for Choosing Healthplans All Together, the game
gives players a limited number of pegs to allocate to many categories of insurance coverage, includi...
Will the insured sacrifice to help cover the uninsured? New study suggests yes
...ead, they asked 322 insured people to play a board game
that's a cross between Monopoly and the Game of Li...d CHAT, for Choosing Healthplans All Together, the game
gives players a limited number of pegs (dollars) to allocate to many categories of insurance coverag...
First medical test on CD gets good results
...ifferent assay, instead of inventing a totally new game
again and again," Yang said....
Tobacco sponsorship of Formula One must stop, say health experts
...andising deal with toy giant Hasbro and a computer game
based on its leading driver. Participation in Formula One was also seen as politically advantageous, with its role as race host allowing opportunities for "tickling the soft underbelly of the decision makers" 4 . 'Widespread implementation of the F...
The human brain responds to receiving rewards 'the old fashioned way'
... had to momentarily interrupt the target detection game
and push a button to make the bill drop into the b...her version, participants played the same computer game
except the bag on the screen did not appear to have money in it and a blank "blob" drop!ped into the...
Ads with 'supersized' actors leave men depressed, unhappy with their muscles, UCF study shows
... they saw different, modern commercials during the game
show. One group saw ads that featured primarily muscular, young and bare-chested men in commercials advertising products such as deodorant and cologne. Another group saw ads for financial, telephone and automobile companies that mainly featured men a...
Electronic nose device proves effective for diagnosing pneumonia and sinusitis
... hand-held sensor about the size of child's video game
player connected to a standard oxygen mask with cup, as the patient breathes normally. Readings are displayed by connecting the device to a laptop computer. "Flexibility and ease-of-use are the greatest advantages of the e-nose," said lead resear...
Ultrasound treatment for hurt muscles may feel good, but doesn't promote healing, study suggests
...ment, an athlete may be tempted to get back in the game
before the skeletal muscle injury is really healed," Devor said. "This puts him at risk for more significant re-injury if the muscle isn't completely healed. "I'm supportive of the placebo effect massaging an injury may make the person feel better,"...
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