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PubMed Articles [168 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

The Neural Basis of Typewriting: A Functional MRI Study.

To investigate the neural substrate of typewriting Japanese words and to detect the difference between the neural substrate of typewriting and handwriting, we conducted a functional magnetic resonance...

Causal mechanisms of mirror-touch synesthesia: Clues from neuropsychology.

Ward and Banissy offer a critical discussion of Mirror-Touch Synesthesia (MTS), with reference to Threshold and Self-Other theories. The authors argue that developmental MTS is linked to differences i...

Effect of Structured Touch and Guided Imagery for Pain and Anxiety in Elective Joint Replacement Patients-A Randomized Controlled Trial: M-TIJRP.

Postoperative management of pain after total joint arthroplasty remains a challenge despite advancements in analgesics. Evidence shows that complementary modalities with mind-body and tactile-based ap...

Older Adults' Uptake and Adherence to Exercise Classes: Instructors' Perspectives.

Exercise classes provide a range of benefits for older adults, but adherence levels are poor. We know little of instructors' experiences of delivering exercise classes to older adults. Semi-structured...

Stroke me for longer this touch feels too short: The effect of pleasant touch on temporal perception.

Negative, painful, somatosensory stimulation lengthens the perceived duration of time. However, to date, no research has explored the influence of positive, pleasant, somatosensory stimulation on temp...

Animal Ownership and Touching Enrich the Context of Social Contacts Relevant to the Spread of Human Infectious Diseases.

Many human infectious diseases originate from animals or are transmitted through animal vectors. We aimed to identify factors that are predictive of ownership and touching of animals, assess whether a...

Implicit body representations and tactile spatial remapping.

To perceive the location of a tactile stimulus in external space (external tactile localisation), information about the location of the stimulus on the skin surface (tactile localisation on the skin) ...

Effect of defence response time during lunge in foil fencing.

The aim of this study was to analyse the effect of stimulus change timing on reaction response time parameters, horizontal velocity of the centre of mass (CM) and precision during offensive actions in...

Genetics and genomics of autism spectrum disorder: Embracing complexity.

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by impairments in social communication and social interaction, and the presence of repetitive behaviors and/or restricted ...

Vulvodynia: The Role of Inflammation in the Etiology of Localized Provoked Pain of the Vulvar Vestibule (Vestibulodynia).

Vulvar pain affecting the vestibule (vestibulodynia) is an enigmatic pain disorder that greatly affects quality of life and sexual functioning. The most common form of the disorder (localized provoked...

News Articles [315 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Reproducible research for biofuels and biogas

(GigaScience) New research in the open-access journal GigaScience presents a virtual package of data for the production of biogas, which is promising for use in biofuels. Biogas is the production of m...

Clincierge expands clinical concierge services for trial participants and families

Clincierge, a Philadelphia-based provider of specialized services and personalized support designed to overcome barriers to patient participation in clinical studies, expanded its patient concierge se...

TowerJazz Ramps Mass Production of Touch Screen Controller Developed by N-trig for Digital Pen

MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel, July 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, today announced it is ramping high volume production of a touch screen controller developed by...

Melissa Data Powers TopConnector, Map-Driven App Offering Detailed Data on More Than 110 Million Properties Nationwide / iPhone App Enables Simple Touch Access to Deep Information on Both Residential and Commercial Property, Whether or Not Listed for Sal

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/28/15 -- Melissa Data, a leading provider of global contact data quality and integration solutions, today introduced TopConnector, an iPhone app t...

ADLINK Launches High Performance, Fully-Sealed Medical-Grade Panel PC

MLC 4-21 offers fanless design to meet the needs of healthcare facilities and provide easy access to patient data San Jose, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2015 ADLINK Technology, a leading global provider of cl...

Are Touch Screens Ruining Our Children?

The latest science weighs in -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Integrated Anesthesia Documentation Improves Workflow at Canton-Potsdam Hospital

JACKSON, Mich., July 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Plexus Technology Group, LLC (Plexus TG), a leading Anesthesia Information Management Systems (AIMS) provider, announced today that Canton-Potsdam Ho...

Huntington Beach Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Rassouli, is Now Offering a Summer Promotion on Zoom Whitening

For a limited time, Dr. Rassouli is now offering a special summer promotion on Zoom teeth whitening for just $299, and patients can get a touch-up tray to maintain their look for just $100 more. Hunti...

Synaptics Touchscreen Solution Powers New Huawei Watch

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA), the leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced that Huawei has selected the Synaptics® Cle...

President of TFI Envision Participates in Service & Assistance Dog Appreciation Day on August 1st

Derby, CT, July 25, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Honey, the office Havanese, and her human partner, Elizabeth P. Ball, President and Creative Director of TFI Envision, Inc. will be representing the canine Thera...

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Skyscape Medpresso, Inc.

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Tobii Dynavox

Tobii Dynavox, part of the Tobii Technology Group, is the global market leader in assistive and augmentative communication (AAC), helping individuals with speech and communication...

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Clinical Trials [67 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Impact of Complementary Medicine Techniques (Therapeutic Touch and Hypno Analgesia) on the Term of Delivery of Patients Hospitalized for Preterm Labor (Hypnorelax)

The threat of premature birth (MAP) is the leading cause of hospitalization during pregnancy complicated by preterm delivery in 5-10% of cases in developed countries. Psychological stress ...

Direct Nerve Stimulation for Treatment of Phantom Limb Pain

Background: Phantom limb pain (PLP) develops in 50-80% of subjects who have a limb amputated. It is not well known what causes PLP to develop and the current treatments have been shown to...

Effects of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) on Somatosensory Perception

Background: - Different parts of the brain are involved in feeling touch. Researchers want to study whether repetitive magnetic stimulation (rTMS) to the sensory cortex affects how sensat...

Personal Patient Profile Prostate (P4) Randomized, Multisite Trial

The purpose of this study is to determine whether or not participation in an experimental program called the "P4 program" is useful to men who are faced with choices about treatment for th...

Pilot #2 of Social Network Intrauterine Contraceptive (IUC) Intervention

This study has two goals: 1) to test an approach to helping women who use intrauterine contraception (IUC) spread the word about this type of long-lasting, highly effective birth control m...

MagicTouch Sirolimus Drug Coated Balloon Catheter for the Treatment of Coronary Lesions

The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the efficacy of MagicTouch DCB in reducing late lumen loss / suppressing neointimal tissue formation as assessed by Quantitative Coronary Angiog...

Shockwave Therapy of Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Introduction: Foot ulcers are a feared complication among diabetic patients. The ulcers can cause pain, discomfort and reduced quality of life. The development of foot ulcers places the p...

The Impact of the Practice of Touch-massage on the Anxiety of Patients With Hematological Disorders Hospitalized in a Protective Environment, a Randomized, Controlled Study

Each year, 17000 cases of severe hematological diseases are diagnosed in France, with more than 6,000 of these requiring hospitalization in a protective, sterile environment. New methods,...

Characterizing and Comparing the Profile of Microorganisms From Specific Body Sites and Environmental Surfaces in Newly Disinfected Patient Rooms

Overall Aim: To describe and to assess the change in the temporal profile and transmission of microorganisms between patients and environmental surfaces after admission into a newly disinf...

Providing Closed Loop Cortical Control of Extracorporeal Devices to Patients With Quadriplegia

This research study is being conducted to develop a brain controlled medical device, called a brain-machine interface. The device will provide people with a spinal cord injury some ability...

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Loss of the ability to comprehend the meaning or recognize the importance of various forms of stimulation that cannot be attributed to impairment of a primary sensory modality. Tactile agnosia is characterized by an inability to perceive the shape and nature of an object by touch alone, despite unimpaired sensation to light touch, position, and other primary sensory modalities.

Perception of shape and form of objects by TOUCH, via tactile stimuli.

Stiff hairs projecting from the face around the nose of most mammals, acting as touch receptors.

Placing of the hands of the healer upon the person to be cured with the intent of spiritual energetic healing.

Sensation of making physical contact with objects, animate or inanimate. Tactile stimuli are detected by MECHANORECEPTORS in the skin and mucous membranes.


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