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Watching Living Taste Cells in Action

April 22, 2015 3:58 pm | by Australian National University | Comments

Scientists have for the first time captured live images of the process of taste sensation on the tongue. The international team imaged single cells on the tongue of a mouse with a specially designed microscope system. "We've watched live...

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The App to Help End Cataract Blindness

April 22, 2015 3:44 pm | by HelpMeSee | Comments

HelpMeSee, a global campaign to eliminate cataract blindness, has successfully tested a pre-release version of its GIS-GPS app for community mobilization. The mobile app, currently for use on Android devices, will allow community health workers...

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World-First: MRI Used to Study Infant Pain

April 22, 2015 11:10 am | by Oxford University | Comments

The brains of babies 'light up' in a very similar way to adults when exposed to the same painful stimulus, a pioneering Oxford University brain scanning study has discovered. It suggests that babies experience pain much like adults. The study...

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How War Veterans Quietly Manage Tinnitus

April 22, 2015 11:00 am | by PR Newswire | Comments

Tinnitus, a debilitating "ringing in the ears", has become the No. 1 service- connected disability among veterans, surpassing post-traumatic stress disorder. Because military personnel are exposed to aircraft, loud equipment, and explosive noises...

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Using Smartphones to Avoid Spatial Disorientation of Elderly

April 22, 2015 10:46 am | by Universidad Politécnica de Madrid | Comments

Researchers from UPM have used technologies of the network operators to locate and send alerts when an old person with mild cognitive impairment suffers from episodes of disorientation. Biomedical Engineering and Telemedicine group of...

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A More Effective Way to Create Motor Neurons

April 22, 2015 10:41 am | by University of California - Los Angeles | Comments

Research on treating neurodegenerative diseases like amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, and spinal muscular atrophy has long been hindered by the difficulty of producing the different kinds of motor neurons needed to...

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Transportable MRI Speeds Up Stroke Patients' Diagnosis and Treatment

April 22, 2015 10:37 am | by Victoria University of Wellington | Comments

Named the ‘MRI Ambulance’, the design places a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner within a refrigerated shipping container which can be transported on the back of a flatbed truck. “Unlike mobile MRIs, the MRI Ambulance is designed...

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Photos of the Day: Video Game Helps Diagnose Tuberculosis

April 22, 2015 10:03 am | by Universidad Politécnica de Madrid | Comments

Every week, people around the world play over 3 billion hours of videogames. What if, instead of shooting aliens or stealing cars, playing these games helped diagnose diseases? This opportunity is the foundation of TuberSpot, an online game that...

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Home-Based Treatment of Autism

April 22, 2015 9:50 am | by CORDIS | Comments

Much can still be done to improve autism treatment besides finding a cure. The MICHELANGELO project, which ended in March, has developed a set of technologies for personalized, home-based behavior monitoring and treatment of patients. For...

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FDA Draft Guidance on the Acceptance of Medical Device Clinical Data

April 22, 2015 9:11 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Today the FDA posted draft guidance on the Acceptance of Medical Device Clinical Data from Studies Conducted Outside the United States (OUS). When finalized, this guidance will provide information on: FDA’s policy of accepting scientifically...

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DNA Markers Could Allow Noninvasive Cancer Screening

April 22, 2015 9:06 am | by Mayo Clinic | Comments

A team of Mayo Clinic researchers has succeeded in identifying the source of cancer in patients' gastrointestinal tracts by analyzing DNA markers from tumors. The results open the possibility that doctors could one day be able to screen for cancer...

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Increasing Accuracy of Rejection Identification in Heart Transplant Recipients

April 22, 2015 9:02 am | by CareDx | Comments

CareDx, Inc. a molecular diagnostics company focused on the development and commercialization of clinically differentiated, high value, non-invasive surveillance solutions for transplant recipients, today announced new evidence that the...

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Real-Time Feedback a Boon in Rehab

April 21, 2015 3:22 pm | by University of Technology, Sydney | Comments

Laser-cut acrylic tiles with a 3D printed core and the capacity to be wired up to “interact” with patients offer a new tool for people recovering from stroke and other brain injury. The highly sensitive stepping tiles are linked to a computer...

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St. Jude Medical Announces Intent to Acquire Spinal Modulation, Inc.

April 21, 2015 3:13 pm | by St. Jude Medical | Comments

St. Jude Medical, Inc., a global medical device company, today announced it has exercised the company’s exclusive option to acquire Spinal Modulation, Inc., developer of the Axium Neurostimulator System. Following the completion of this...

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Sweat Sensor Stops Car If Blood Alcohol Level Is Too High

April 21, 2015 2:33 pm | by Investigación y Desarrollo | Comments

As a strategy to decrease road accidents caused under the influence of alcohol, a group of young students at the Institute of Technology of Cintalapa, Chiapas, (southeast state of Mexico) develops an automotive safety system that detects the...

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