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From UF and IBM, a blueprint for 'smart' health care

...e elderly or sick. By enabling regular updates via text message or e-mail, the technology also could pave the way for people to share real-time information on their health or well-being with absent loved ones. And it could prove useful for doctors who need to keep tabs on many patients at one time by help...

SMS your ECG to ER

A Bluetooth heart monitor could text your local hospital if you are about to have a hea...sends an alert together with the ECG by cell phone text message. Cardiovascular disease is kills almost 20 million people each year, with around 22 millio...

Alien soundscapes, crackling jets, stalking volcanoes

...und information on meeting topics. The following text lists some examples of lay-language papers and additional meeting topics. ASA WORLD WIDE PRESSROOM MAIN PAGE http://www.acoustics.org/press FULL LAYPAPER MENU http://www.acoustics.org/press/153rd/lay_lang.html SELECTED HIGHLIGHTS: Snap...

Elsevier partners with European Federation of Organizations for Medical Physics

...ollection of science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information....

'Star Trek'-type scanning may reveal genetic activity of tumors, Stanford study shows

...e Rosetta Stone in 1799. On the stone was the same text written in three versions: hieroglyphics, Egyptian and Greek languages. Every time certain letters showed up in Greek, a certain set of symbols would show up in hieroglyphics. That correspondence allowed previously undecipherable hieroglyphic writing...

SCAI highlights study using wireless technology to speed care of heart attack patients

... that purpose. The on-call cardiologist receives a text message with instructions to download the electrocardiogram for viewing on a smart phone. The file also includes the phone number of the paramedic who initiated transmission of the electrocardiogram, so the cardiologist can immediately be in contact ...

Pioneering study maps attention, memory and language links in the human brain

...s to another human voice. "What you read in the text books is that if you're right handed, then language is localized to the left hemisphere of your brain," Christensen said. "I found out right away -- that's just not true. Analyzing a human voice also involves the right hemisphere and even parts of th...

Pediatricians and pathologists see traumatic brain injury differently

... are working on a follow-up evaluation of the free text comments from the pediatricians and pathologists surveyed comparing the two groups. "This field [child abuse detection] is new enough that the science is exploding exponentially. As any field takes off, questions arise. As we learn more about what ...

Groundbreaking principles on sexual orientation and human rights released

..., academics and human rights defenders. The full text of the Yogyakarta Principles on the Application of International Human Rights Law in Relation to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity is available at: http://yogyakartaprinciples.org...

London asthma sufferers get space-based help

...ers air pollution alerts and health advice via SMS text messages to those who suffer from asthma and other...her they want airTEXT alerts delivered through SMS text messages, voicemail or e-mail and whether they want to receive the alerts the morning of days when a...

Online book helps children understand the effects of stroke

...g Shi, a web designer for the center, combined the text and illustrations in a format that simulates the turning pages of a book. In addition to "When Grandpa Comes Home," the Internet Stroke Center contains a national registry of clinical stroke trials and extensive information for adult family members...

Study reveals Aussies' social obsession with mobile phones

...ondent made 3.5 voice calls each day but sent nine text messages. They spent one hour on the phone every day on average, which included 35 minutes of texting." And Ms James said mobiles had become a social tool, rather than a business tool. "The people surveyed said most of their phone time was spent ...

JRRD releases single-topic issue focused on vision rehabilitation

...tested a method of mapping the retinal location of text scanning during reading. Text location is plotted ...LO) retinal images. Retinal locations that contain text most often are brightest in the cumulative plot, and locations that contain text least often are dar...

Study finds gender differences related to eating and body image

...s found that exposure to ideal-body images with no text or paired with body-relevant text led women with body-related discrepancies to eat, on average, one less pretzel than other women, and...

Drivers ignore the risk of mobile phone use

...lking on the phone 12% of drivers admit to writing text messages, while among young drivers, over 30% write text messages while on the road. Young drivers were almost five times more likely than older drivers to ...

Medical text takes on an Aussie style

...inology, descriptions and definitions of a medical text into Australian style. The Language of Medicine ...nt medical terms," she said. Mrs Walker said the text provided practical applications of medical terminology through case studies, actual medical records ...

Drug labels are prescriptions for mistakes

...ealth literacy, the researchers recommend that the text and format of existing primary and auxiliary labels on prescription medication containers should be redesigned and standardized. Less complex and more explicit dosing instructions may ultimately improve patient understanding. Furthermore, a system ap...

UGA professor finds that confusion about Calories is nothing new

...o take hold in the U.S. A popular early nutrition text published in 1918 by Lulu Hunt Peters outlined the first methods of counting Calories. In her bestseller, Diet and Health, with the Key to the Calories, Peters outlined 100-Calorie portions of many foodstuffs and preached counting Calories as a way t...

Kennedy Krieger awarded $9 million to study learning disabilities in growing ranks of adolescents

... These projects will: examine the word and text fluency of children and the ways in which they correlate with reading comprehension; examine the effectiveness of Response-to-Intervention (RTI) as a way of identifying children with reading disabilities, and use MRI scans to determine if there a...

State health department Web sites inaccessible to many, study finds

...y and security statements. They determined that text on the majority of sites employs a reading level t...ility advocates, including the ability to generate text in a format for Braille displays or speech synthesizers, procedures for using Text Telephones (TTY) ...

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