Tag: "sees" at medical news
Is it ethical to use enhancement technologies to make us better than well?
...human nature to strive for self-improvement and he sees
real value in using technology to "enhance our vision, memory, learning skills, immunity, or metabolism." What's more, says Caplan, "putting the brakes on biologically driven human betterment would have real consequences for science. Some lines of r...
Doctors must consider potentially inappropriate medications when treating elderly
...s receiving them or if the physician ever actually sees
them." The researchers concluded that while most physicians did not change their prescriptions, the added awareness of the problem was beneficial. They believe that "thoughtful application using the Beers criteria and other tools for identifying po...
Entrepreneurism Center at UC San Diego funds commercialization of lung, shock, other devices
...ile publications will highlight the project. Eskin sees
strong commercial potential among pharmaceutical and biotech companies on top of the public-domain availability of the HAP Webserver for non-commercial and research purposes. The von Liebig Center funding will allow the group to work on potential com...
Hands-on or hands-free, using a cell phone while driving is not safe, researchers find
...ntion to a far greater extent than when the driver sees
the same information presented on a display. Horrey and Wickens found that auditory information led to poorer speed control than was the case with visual displays of the same information. The effect of distractions depends on when they occur. Inter...
Older people get the big picture faster, and they are less inhibited
...tune into the clutter itself. When the young brain sees
big, high-contrast bars, it effectively tunes out because there is no object hidden in the bars. But older brains do not inhibit information in the same way, so they do not tune out the bars, and they can actually perform the task better. "As we get...
A Family's Guide to Living with HIV
...c than just his or her disease," says Dr. Cox, who sees
virtually all children in Indiana afflicted with HIV at the Ryan White Center for Pediatric Infectious Disease at Riley Hospital. Dr. Cox and Shalkowski detail medical information about the disease, clinic visits, psychological concerns, how medicat...
Murder, eyewitness identification and the limits of human vision
...mory is limited by the distance at which a witness sees
a person. This research, which specifies mathemat... images of vehicles. Outside of the courtroom, he sees
a number of other practical applications for the research. These include the design of sensing devi...
UCLA Medical Center becomes first hospital to introduce remote presence robots in ICU
...t a computer console called a ControlStation, also sees
and hears the patient through a live video image projected on a monitor. The ControlStation comes equipped with a joystick, which allows the physician to drive the robot to the patient's bedside, control movements of the robot's head and even zoom in...
Giant iceberg B-15A edges past floating ice pier
...away from icebergs and ice fields. This year also sees
the launch of CryoSat, a dedicated ice-watching mission designed to precisely map changes in the thickness of polar ice sheets and floating sea ice. CryoSat, in connection with regular Envisat ASAR GMM mosaics and SAR interferometry a technique use...
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