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Scientists map maturation of the human brain
... its functional maturation, and provides the first video
maps of brain development. For this study, 13 healthy children were selected from the NIMH sample, who had 3-5 sequential MRI scans; each repeated at two-year intervals (a total of 52 MRI scans) and processed using the novel brain mapping technique. ...
Dyslexia may involve both vision and hearing
...appeared first. The participants sat in front of a video
monitor and pushed a button to report their perception. In both dyslexic and non-dyslexic individuals, sounds presented through headphones were found to help performance. When lights were accompanied by a sound, participants were better at discrimina...
Jefferson scientists use gene therapy to restore function of damaged heart cells in laboratory
...t in the heart cells. They then were able to use a video
camera to actually measure how strong the individual heart cells were beating. "We put the ARKct into the cells, and failing human hearts become more like normal hearts, based on their ability to contract," Dr. Koch says. "This is the first work in...
Natural scenes calm drivers more than city views, study finds
...tle vegetation. The researchers made sure that the video
that they believed would be most calming the scen...that participants who watched the "scenic parkway" video
the one through the wooded area showed lower levels of frustration than those who watched the vide...
Annals of Internal Medicine, tip sheet, December 2, 2003
...are the subject of an ACP Internal Medicine Report video
news release. Call for coordinates. Physician-Patient Racial Match Improves Patient Satisfaction with Care Patients rated their doctors' care higher when both were of the same race, a new study found (Article, p. 907). Matched-race visits were a...
Lose weight fast the ESA way!
...igure of eight, watched all the while by a bank of video
cameras. The disc gets pretty heavy in double gravity but I keep it going, just about. It becomes easier for the last set of parabolas, when the plastic is removed from my fingertips. A team from Belgium's University of Louvain and Canada's Montrea...
Synthetic progestin damages, estrogen protects blood vessels in animal model
... took three years for Thomas and Rhodin to combine video
microscopy with fluorescence and electron microsco...ponsored Women's Health Initiative. Using the same video
microscopic techniques the research team found that either estrogen alone or the natural progesteron...
'Camera pill' promising for diagnosis of small bowel disease
CHICAGO, Jan. 6, 2004 - An ingestible video
camera that produces digital images of the small i...normalities, but does not tell their location. The video
capsule - the size of a large vitamin pill - is swallowed by a patient after an eight-hour fast. El...
Reach of sigmoidoscopies inadequate in many older women
...ient's rectum and lower third of the colon. A tiny video
camera in the sigmoidoscope allows the doctor to examine the wall of the colon for polyps, cancers or other abnormalities. In practice, the sensitivity of this procedure as a screening tool depends on how much of the colon can be viewed. A reach of 5...
American Stroke Association's 29th International Stroke Conference
...times are Pacific Standard. Video news release: A video
news release, "Corkscrew device retrieves clots, quickly reverses stroke damage," will be transmitted to television stations via satellite on Feb 5th. Contact Julie Del Barto at (214) 706-1330. Name badges: You must wear your badge while in the me...
Robotic surgery for young heart patients shortens hospital stay and speeds recovery, study indicates
...woman's uterus. At the STS meeting, Ohye will show video
footage of operations to divide a vascular ring -- a rare birth defect in which blood vessels surround the esophagus and trachea, reducing a child's ability to breathe. He will also present data on five vascular ring division patients who had a robot...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet February 3, 2004
...on cancer. (NOTE: This article is the subject of a video
news release. Call for coordinates and/or copy of script.) 2. Publication of Clinical Trial Results on Hormone Therapy Lowered Use Release of data from two long-term studies of hormone therapy, finding that taking HT did not protect against heart ...
Researchers pinpoint brain areas that process reality, illusion
...me human subjects. They created a virtual reality video
game to trick the monkeys into thinking that they were tracing ellipses with their hands, though they actually were moving their hands in a circle. They monitored nerve cells in the monkeys enabling them to see what areas of the brain represented the...
Virtual play boosts disabled children's self-image
...therapy in which the child's image was captured by video
camera and inserted into a virtual reality scene o...es such as soccer, snowboarding and making a dance video
were designed to both replicate the kind of muscle-strengthening movements required in the children...
Ratings of teen-rated video games do not always fully describe content
...tative analysis based on actual play of Teen-rated video
games shows that industry ratings do not always fully describe the content of video
games. Led by researchers at the Center for Media and Child Health at Children's Hospital Boston and...
Depression on College Campuses conference
...as well as panel sessions, educational displays, a video
documentary featuring students with depression, and a film called "The Truth About Suicide" from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Background information on college students and depression: According to the National Institute of Mental ...
March 2, 2004, Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet
..., p. 397). (NOTE: This article is the subject of a video
news release. Call for a copy of the script. The VNR will feed Monday, March 1, 2004, at 0900-0930 A.M. EST and 1400-1430 P.M. EST on Telstar 6, Transponder 11[C], Downlink Freq: 3920 V.) U.S. Group Does Not Recommend for or Against Screening for Fa...
Childhood obesity leads to adult diabetes, researcher says
...e, so they stay in more often and watch TV or play video
games. There also is the perception that eating healthy is more expensive. For some lower-income families, eating burgers and fries from the dollar menu during a busy day pleases the whole family, but that can lead to problems. "For example, a...
Video games, not TV, linked to obesity in kids
...on is not related to a child's weight, but playing video
games may be, new research indicates. "Children wi...at or thin a person is. "While both television and video
game play can be reasonably be considered sedentary activities, video
game play was related to child...
Teen-rated video games loaded with violence
A new study finds that Teen-rated video
games contain significant amounts of violence and ...published by Medscape. Using a random sample of 81 video
games rated T (for Teen) by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB), study authors Kevin Hani...
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