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Tip sheet Annals of Internal Medicine, April 5, 2005

...al centers. (These guidelines are the subject of a video news release. Call for coordinates. BMI calculators can be accessed at www. DoctorsForAdults.com, the public-patient Web site of the American College of Physicians.) 2. Platelet Function Normalizes by 24 Hours after Last Dose of Ibuprofen In a stu...

US service academies to collaborate with UNC, Andrews Air Force Base, Duke in knee injury study

...p-landing technique can help analyze the jump from video replay at a later date. Other risk factors, including demographic, hormonal and anatomical, also will be examined, as will a comparison of elements that determine poor jump-landing technique between women and men and its prevalence. Preliminary fin...

People can learn motor skills by watching

...r experiments indicate that subjects who watched a video depicting a person learning a motor skill would en...bjects who watched nothing, those who observed the video of the "clockwise force field" learning performed significantly better when they themselves had to o...

Technology helps Stanford shed new light on coronary bypass surgery

...lonoscopy as an example. "It wasn't until we had a video camera illuminating the inside of the gut that we learned how to take out polyps and learned to stage colorectal cancer," he explained. "We finally turned on the light inside. This is the same thing." ...

Public leadership in neurology award honors Leeza Gibbons for Alzheimer's awareness efforts

...on where families have the opportunity to create a video scrapbook of their memories. Families learn to view the camera as a nonjudgmental "listener" and find a measure of solace during a time of pain and grief. "We are thrilled to be able to present this award to Ms. Gibbons," said Kenneth M. Viste, Jr., ...

NY Academy of Sciences reveals how scientists plan to combat bioterrorism & deadly pathogens

...defense Seminars. This 13-part lecture series uses video and web conferencing to present information on maj...erging infectious diseases. Each report provides video and audio files as well as comprehensive coverage of the lecture. This multimedia eBriefing include...

Louder neurons form more connections, Stanford research shows

...ive but immobile. The researchers could then focus video cameras on the fish's developing brain to watch how the branches of individual neurons grew and shrank over time. It turns out that determining which of the branches will grow follows an age-old axiom: The squeaky neuron gets the grease. "Louder neu...

New portable device developed by Georgia Tech and Emory checks for concussions on the sidelines

... The wearer uses a simple controller (similar to a video game controller) to respond to the commands. The device then measures the wearer's response times and answer selections. If the response time is too slow or the incorrect answers were provided, it indicates impairment. The DETECT system includes a l...

Patients swallow 'camera-in-a-pill' to help doctors check for diseases of esophagus, GERD

...lt. After 20 minutes, the physician has sufficient video images to make an evaluation. The capsule is passed naturally and painlessly from the body within 24 to 72 hours. Studies show that camera, called PillCam ESO, is comparable in accuracy to traditional endoscopy. Also, unlike traditional endoscopy, th...

Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for May 3, 2005

...iew, p. 776). (These reviews are the subject of a video news release. Call for coordinates.) 2. Plant-Based Low-Fat Diet Improves Cholesterol Levels Better than Low-Fat Diet Alone A diet low in saturated fats and cholesterol and high in plant-based foods such as vegetables, fruits, beans and whole grai...

Attention full-time workers: Get off the computer and out to exercise in your free time!

...lions of full-time workers surf TV channels, play video games or boot up the computer in what little free ... three sedentary activities: watching TV, playing video games and leisure-time computer use. "The 1999-2000 survey was one of the first to ask about comput...

NIST fire analysis tools featured in online training

...d arson investigators that features fire research, video footage and expert analysis from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is now available. Launched by the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI), the program is the first Internet-based course on www.cfitrainer.ne...

African Americans just as likely to be diagnosed with depression

...providers correctly diagnosed the "patient" on the video they were assigned. "Primary care providers are just as likely to diagnose and treat depression in older African Americans as in whites, suggesting that bias based simply on apparent patient race is not a likely explanation for the lower rates of de...

Scientists observe infectious prion proteins invade and move within brain cells

... resulted in striking photos that, when put into a video format, show prion protein moving within cells, then along narrow cellular projections called neurites and ultimately into close proximity with adjacent cells. Other areas the research group plans to explore include Exactly where within nerve cell...

New haptics systems challenge stroke patients to grasp, pinch, squeeze their way to recovery

...ng wheels that vibrated as the driver sped along a video racetrack," she said. "But in university laboratories, the availability of more sensitive, high-end devices that could render touch sensations in three dimensions quickly led to applications in more serious pursuits." Haptics interfaces began to eme...

May/June 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

... that group visits and patient education by print, video and the Internet can complement care by the clinician. Lastly, they call for a team approach to care wherein physician assistants, nurse practitioners and health educations assume some of the time-consuming tasks of patient education and follow-up. ...

Media violence linked to concentration, self-control

...ith an aggression disorder as they watched violent video games. In the current study, functional magnetic ... that the adolescents watched television or played video games depicting human injury. The fMRI brain images revealed that members of the control group wit...

Research: Noise, visual cues affect infants' language development

...sured in seconds. Infants who watched the original video in which they could see the woman's face while she spoke, focused on the word she had spoken (in this case "cup") an average of two seconds longer than on the irrelevant word. "Two seconds is a long time when it comes to measuring an infant's attenti...

New memory aid helps dementia sufferers remember as time goes by

... 'photo' or 'video'. These in turn call up images, video or sound clips (e.g. of well-known movie stars such as Humphrey Bogart) from a database, acting as a memory trigger and conversation prompt. A 'stop and talk' button allows the system to be frozen at any point. The research team has built a range of ...

Students revamp tractor for use by workers with disabilities

...e the tractor, the students modified an electronic video game controller to serve as a hand-controlled throttle. They also built a mechanical device that allows the driver to depress the brake pedal with a hand. In addition, the controls were set up so that a person without disabilities can disengage or by...

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