Tag: "sniffing" at medical news

New sensor upgrades artificial bomb sniffers

...nce efficiency of the artificial nose, a high-tech sniffing device they hope will improve detection of bombs and landmines. Although experts predict that a practical device is at least five years away from actual use at airports, on battlefields and elsewhere, the researchers say their new sensor will improve...

Tourettes, other tic disorders far more common than once thought

...rks of the head, facial twitches, or even constant sniffing or clearing ones throat repeatedly. The fact that a child has tics probably signifies a subtle brain developmental disorder. Its like a window into the brain: When you see a child with tics, its a sign that the wiring isnt quite right, says Kurlan, ...

Cranfield technology noses ahead

... present cost of UTI diagnosis. The test works by sniffing out characteristic odours of infecting microorganisms from a patient's urine when mixed with a specially engineered growth medium. As the microorganisms multiply, they produce odours that give their presence away. Each microorganism produces a differ...

How the nose knows

Whether sniffing flowers, fresh-baked bread or the fumes of a passingautomobile, the human olfactory system is an amazing scent sleuth, capable ofdistinguishing between millions of different smells. Now Weizmann Institutescientists have revealed one of the secrets be...

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(Date:4/18/2014)... 18, 2014) Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason ... a particular molecule in metastatic breast cancer reduces both ... lung metastases. BRI scientists have found in models of ... by 60 - 80 percent and can keep the ... $1.8 million five-year grant comes from the National Cancer ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... The presence of chronic inflammation in benign prostate ... cancer, and this association was found even in ... to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, ... American Association for Cancer Research. , An analysis ... of the placebo arm of the Prostate Cancer ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... PLOS Pathogens , children who live in regions ... an immune response to infection with malaria parasites that ... fever and illness and partially control the growth of ... researchers develop future interventions that prevent or mitigate the ... approximately 200 million cases of malaria occur worldwide, resulting ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Hospital Pediatrician-in-Chief Jon McCullers, MD, was recently invited ... of Nature Reviews Microbiology , one of ... a world-renowned infectious disease specialist, and chair of ... Tennessee Health Science Center, analyzed the epidemiology and ... 1968 pandemics, as well as more recent 2009 ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... (April 16, 2014) The cause of neuronal death ... study proposes that neurons may be mistaken for foreign ... similar to the way autoimmune diseases like type I ... cells. The study was published April 16, 2014, in ... and likely controversial, idea in Parkinson,s disease; but if ...
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