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'Smart' buildings to guide future first responders

...om motion, heat, biochemical and other sensors and video cameras directly to fire and police dispatchers wh... scene to first responders. NIST recently released video presentations that demonstrate how an "Intelligent Building Response" program would work. The videos...

Minimally invasive surgery may increase options for octogenarians with some lung cancers

...tip of the scope feeds high-resolution images to a video monitor, giving the surgeon a detailed, magnified view. "We have been doing minimally invasive lung cancer surgery for a long time and have the largest experience in the world," said McKenna, a pioneer in the development and use of the technology who...

First human tests of antidepressant bupropion as methamphetamine addiction treatment hold promise

... at baseline and after treatment, after watching a video with actors portraying methamphetamine use. Subjects who took bupropion reported less intense craving....

Scientists directly view immune cells interacting to avert autoimmunity

... cells move very little inside the lymph node. The video microscopy shows that they move about one body length per minute, and that much of the movement is quite directed, for example toward the dendritic cells, rather than random activity. These directed movements are followed by prolonged interaction bet...

Sooner is better with cochlear implants, Stanford scientist shows

...of a single syllable while watching a synchronized video of a speaker's face mouthing a different syllable, in some cases a third syllable is heard, due to the brain's fusion of non-matching audio and visual information. It's an unnatural situation that a person wouldn't normally encounter, but it simply a...

Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Dec. 6, 2005

...hes," they say. [This article is the subject of a video news release. Call for coordinates.] Botulinum Toxin Relieved Pain of Tennis Elbow in Small Study Sixty people who had tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) for at least three months received a single injection of botulinum toxin or inactive saline ...

Carnegie Mellon, Pitt demo technology to help elderly at CAST exhibition in Washington

...zheimer's disease or dementia. The system captures video material from more than three-dozen cameras running continuously in the public spaces of these facilities and can automatically detect and catalog various movements, activities and behaviors. SMARTWheel, a wheelchair wheel that collects data as it ...

Visually impaired people prefer to watch television enhanced with special processing

...trast of different sized details (or edges) in the video screen to their individual liking. "This is a very... study, 20 of these patients were asked to watch a video from PBS programming and to rank the quality of the moving images every 10 seconds by moving a mouse...

Something in the air? ESA service warns asthma sufferers by mobile phone

... London and the London borough of Croydon. As the video above recounts, the service anticipated especially high levels of air pollution during late June 2005, when a concentrated air pollution mass formed over central Europe. The winds carried that pollution to England, with ozone reaching harmful levels ...

Predicting the future of primary care in England

...r practices offering a wider range of services and video phone consultations relieving some of the problems of access. The NHS is still, ostensibly, free at the point of use but patients have to pay for non-essential services including hotel charges in hospital. By 2015, health care will be safe, clinicall...

Taking a taxi could increase your exposure to pollution

...s in combination an ultrafine particle counter and video recorder. Ultrafine particles are less than 100 n...ularly dangerous. The visualisation system allows video images of individuals' activities to be played back alongside the ultrafine particle concentrations ...

Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Jan. 17, 2006

...t/full/144/2/135 . The article is the subject of a video news release. Call for coordinates. A study participant may be available for interview. Help "Problem Doctors" by National Effort to Improve Hospital Systems "At least one third of all physicians will experience a condition that impairs their abi...

For orthopedic injuries, a robot that follows patients as they move

...eer has designed a robot to shadow and shoot X-ray video of sufferers of orthopedic injuries as they walk, ...use one robot will be necessary to shoot the X-ray video and another to hold the image sensor -- will lead to a radical improvement. He has one working robot...

Online ear and hearing diagnosis to break sound barrier

...ld provide medical background information, photos, video and references to assist with diagnosing patients. Paradigm Diagnostics recently developed similar software programs for hazardous chemicals and is currently developing other diagnosis programs for corneal disease and sexually transmitted diseases. A...

Headache, sleep problems connected in children

...t would be sedating and relaxing," she says. "TVs, video games -- things that are exciting and get the child interested, motivated and activated -- should not be in the bedroom. Also, it's important for children to have a routine for calming down and preparing for sleep the last hour they plan to be awake....

Barrow's new technology permits global consultations during surgery in real time

...ce room, and remotely connected parties. Life-size video and synchronized audio in the conference room give participants the realistic sense that they are actually in the OR with the surgery. Users of the system have said "it is better than being there." "This system provides a revolutionary advance in med...

Study shows minimally invasive lung surgery has low risk with same results as open surgery

...tip of the scope feeds high-resolution images to a video monitor, providing the surgeon with a detailed, magnified view of the surgical site. A segment, lobe or entire lung can be removed, depending on the patient's condition and the extent of the cancer. "At Cedars-Sinai, we now perform 90 percent of our ...

Baby got math

...ame time they gave the monkeys a choice to look at video images of either two or three monkeys cooing. The ...d that the monkeys overwhelmingly chose to look at video images that matched the number of monkeys they were hearing. Similarly, in the study with seven-mont...

Tip sheet Annals of Internal Medicine, Feb. 21, 2006 issue

...TES TO EDITORS: This article is the subject of a video news release. Call for coordinates. 2. Neck Artery Disease Found in People with Rheumatoid Arthritis A study of 98 outpatients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) but no symptoms of heart disease and 98 patients without RA, matched for age, sex, and e...

The dual functions of sight perception and action demonstrated for first time

...terns in the brains of participants who were shown video scenes of objects and actions directed towards tho...the subjects were in a passive state, viewing only video clips presenting actions by others, and were not involved in any way with the activities being scree...

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