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Therapeutic Touch - Biotech, Pharma and Life Science Channel

18:21 EDT 24th April 2014 | BioPortfolio

PubMed Articles [120 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Single-Molecule Reconstruction of Oligonucleotide Secondary Structure by Atomic Force Microscopy.

Based on soft-touch atomic force microscopy, a method is described to reconstruct the secondary structure of single extended biomolecules, without the need for crystallization. The method is tested by...

Incidental encoding of enclosure geometry does not require visual input: evidence from blindfolded adults.

Although spatial orientation with respect to the geometric properties of an environment appears to be an ability shared across various species, debate remains concerning potential similarities and dif...

Organization of the spinal trigeminal nucleus in Star-Nosed Moles.

Somatosensory inputs from the face project to multiple regions of the trigeminal nuclear complex in the brainstem. In mice and rats three subdivisions contain visible representations of the mystacial...

Spontaneous transdural spinal cord herniation.

A 42-year-old man with a history of benign incidental dorsal trauma 5 years earlier presented with progressive weakness of the right leg for 2 years. Clinical examination revealed decreased left-sided...

No difference in 1-year wound morbidity following no-touch versus conventional vein harvesting for coronary artery bypass surgery: a new beginning.

Throwing sport improves shoulder proprioception.

Proprioception is a specialized variation of the sensory modality of touch that includes the sensation of joint motion and joint position. It is an essential part of shoulder stability and neuromuscul...

Medicine and the Holistic Understanding of the Human Being: Ultrasound Examination as Dialog.

Ultrasound can capture the living nature of a person. This capturing of life depends greatly on experience as well as sense of touch, intuition, sense of speech, and not least a sense for the distinc...

Design of a new non-sterile glove-dispensing unit to reduce touch-based contamination.

Despite best efforts by healthcare providers to sterilise their hands through hand washing prior to touching medical equipment and patients, bacteria are still present and can be spread through physic...

Touch increases autonomic coupling between romantic partners.

Interpersonal touch is of paramount importance in human social bonding and close relationships, allowing a unique channel for affect communication. So far the effect of touch on human physiology has b...

Somatosensory evoked field in response to visuotactile stimulation in 3- to 4-year-old children.

A child-customized magnetoencephalography system was used to investigate somatosensory evoked field (SEF) in 3- to 4-year-old children. Three stimulus conditions were used in which the children receiv...

News Articles [358 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

A Leading Cosmetic Dentist in Encino Offers a Touch of Grace and Glamor

LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's not just anyone who can become the cosmetic dentist Encino and all of Los Angeles looks to first for smiles with star quality, but Dr. Homa Shahri...

A.M. Best Webinar Examines the State of the Medical Professional Liability Insurance Market

A panel of A.M. Best analysts and insurance industry leaders will discuss the state of the U.S. market for medical professional liability insurance in a webinar set for Thursday,...

Starkey Hearing Technologies launches Halo hearing aid

Starkey Hearing Technologies has introduced Halo, a Made for iPhone hearing aid engineered to be compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

The Role of Specialty Pharmacy in Orphan Drug Therapy

Orsini Healthcare is a leading national specialty pharmacy focused on the delivery of specialty medications to patients with rare conditions. Their disease-specific clinical CareTeam programs, commitm...

Starkey Hearing Technologies Introduces Halo, A Revolutionary New Hearing Aid

Made for iPhone Hearing Aid Brings Personalized Hearing to Millions Starkey Hearing Technologies, one of the world’s leading hearing technology companies, is excited to in...

Angel MedFlight Accepting Applications for Aviation Scholarship

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance is pleased to once again offer the Scholarship for Excellence in Aviation. Applications are being accepte...

Pursuit to Sponsor Healthcare Mobile Engagement Forum

Pursuit announces sponsorship and attendance at upcoming Chicago conference. Chester, NJ (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Pursuit Solutions (http://www.pursuit-solutions.com), a provider of personal selling op...

Touch influences how infants learn language

(Medical Xpress)—Tickling a baby's toes may be cute but it's also possible that those touches could help babies learn the words in their language. Research from Purdue University shows that a caregi...

WetKeys Washable Keyboards Recommends Sealed, Washable Keyboards be Added to WHO’s Hand Hygiene Program

The American Journal of Infection Control recently released a progress report of the implementation of the World Health Organization's Hand Hygiene in Health Care Program. According to the organiz...

RPT-Conservative Koch-backed group uses soft touch in recruiting U.S. Hispanics

ORLANDO, Florida, April 22 (Reuters) - The conservative advocacy groups backed by the billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch are known mostly for spending millions of dollars to pelt Democratic c...

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Companies [46 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Azend Group

Azend Group comprises Envizen Digital, Maxmade and Belken brands. Product categories include Android and Dual OS Windows 8.1 and Android tablets, Portable electronics and personal...

McKesson

For more than 170 years, McKesson Corporation has led the industry in the delivery of medicines and healthcare products to retail and institutional pharmacies. Ranked 16th on the FORTUNE 500 with more...

Catalina Health

Catalina Health® is committed to helping our partners deliver unprecedented performance and healthier outcomes for their health consumers. Our proprietary platforms enable the...

Roots Analysis Private Limited

Roots Analysis is one of the fastest growing market research companies, sharing fresh and independent perspectives in the bio-pharmaceutical industry. The in-depth research, analy...

Parata Systems, LLC

Durham, N.C.-based Parata Systems, LLC, was founded in 2001 to offer industry-leading technology that improves consumer safety and convenience at key touch points in the circle of pharmacy care®: fil...

LifeApps Digital Media Inc.

LifeApps is a digital media company focusing on health, fitness, sports publications, and next-generation social networks. The company is a leading, authorized developer, publishe...

Lumosity

With more than 11 million members, Lumosity is the leader in brain health and performance. Offering more than 40 games and assessments backed by science, Lumosity tools are clinic...

Corporate Call Center (CCC)

Corporate Call Center, Inc. is a Business Process Outsourcer that provides credentialed, high touch solutions that help our clients grow, serve and retain their customers. For mor...

Corporate Call Center, Inc. (CCC)

Corporate Call Center, Inc. is a Business Process Outsourcer that provides credentialed, high touch solutions that help our clients grow, serve and retain their customers. For mor...

SensAble Technologies Inc.

Founded in 1993, SensAble Technologies is the leading developer of 3D touch-enabled (force feedback) solutions and technology that allow users to not only see and hear an on-scree...

Clinical Trials [58 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

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...

Guided Care: Integrating High Tech and High Touch

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the effect of a Guided Care nurse on the quality of the health and well-being of the frail elderly. A specially trained registered nurse will work...

Neural Correlates of Observation of Tactile Stimulation in Healthy Subjects

This study will examine activity in the brain during the observation of touch. Studies with animals have shown that mirror neurons, or nerve cells, are active during the observation and pe...

Enhanced Tactile Memory in the Blind

This study will determine if the brain regions in blind people that would normally be involved in vision are used instead to remember touch. Blind people have an enhanced sense of touch co...

Enhanced Tactile (Touch) Spatial Acuity in Upper Limb Amputees

This study will examine whether tactile (touch) abilities at the lip are more acute in people with upper limb amputation compared with healthy normal volunteers. People with an amputated u...

Sensory Training to Treat Focal Dystonia

This study will examine the effectiveness of Braille reading as a sensory training program for improving symptoms of focal (localized) dystonia, a movement disorder caused by sustained mus...

Evaluating Central Line Hub Contamination Using a Novel Capping Device

Excelsior Medical has developed SwabCap™, a luer access valve disinfection cap. The SwabCap™ provides passive disinfection of valve top and threads without activating the luer access...

CT-angiographic Follow up of Patients That Underwent Coronary Bypass Surgery Between 1993-1997

Coronary artery surgery (CABG) is necessary to improve blood circulation in many patients with coronary artery disease. This is done by using alternative blood vessels (grafts) to bypass t...

Diarrhea Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Females

Clinical Trial with TRN-002 in Women with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) The purpose of this study is to investigate the safety and effectiveness of a new investigational drug in women fo...

Hypersensitivity in Tourette Syndrome

This study will investigate how the sensitivity to touch and smell in patients with Tourette syndrome (TS) may differ from that of people without TS. TS is a neurological disorder that cau...

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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