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PubMed Articles [175 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Agreement between touch-screen and paper-based patient-reported outcomes for patients with fibromyalgia: a randomized cross-over reproducibility study.

To compare data based on computerized and paper versions of health status questionnaires (HSQs) for sampling patient-reported outcomes (PROs) in patients with fibromyalgia (FM). In addition, to examin...

Pathway-specific reorganization of projection neurons in somatosensory cortex during learning.

In the mammalian brain, sensory cortices exhibit plasticity during task learning, but how this alters information transferred between connected cortical areas remains unknown. We found that divergent ...

Effects of Healing Touch and Relaxation Therapy on Adult Patients Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant: A Feasibility Pilot Study.

Stem cell transplant (SCT), considered the current standard of care for adults with advanced cancers, can lead to substantial deconditioning and diminished well-being. Attending to life quality of SCT...

Parental Reports on Touch Screen Use in Early Childhood.

Touch screens are increasingly prevalent, and anecdotal evidence suggests that young children are very drawn towards them. Yet there is little data regarding how young children use them. A brief onlin...

Biomimetic approaches to bionic touch through a peripheral nerve interface.

State-of-the-art prosthetic hands nearly match the dexterity of the human hand, and sophisticated approaches have been developed to control them intuitively. However, grasping and dexterously manipula...

Mechanism of nucleated conformational conversion of Aβ42.

Soluble oligomers and protofibrils of the Aβ42 peptide are neurotoxic intermediates in the conversion of monomeric Aβ42 into the amyloid fibrils associated with Alzheimer's disease. NMR and FTIR spe...

An Easy and Cost-Effective Method to Perform the "No-Touch" Technique in Saline Breast Augmentation.

Necrotic Cells Actively Attract Phagocytes through the Collaborative Action of Two Distinct PS-Exposure Mechanisms.

Necrosis, a kind of cell death closely associated with pathogenesis and genetic programs, is distinct from apoptosis in both morphology and mechanism. Like apoptotic cells, necrotic cells are swiftly ...

Randomized Trial of a Fitbit-Based Physical Activity Intervention for Women.

Direct-to-consumer mHealth devices are a potential asset to behavioral research but rarely tested as intervention tools. This trial examined the accelerometer-based Fitbit tracker and website as a low...

Tactile processing in children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Many obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) patients experience sensory phenomena, such as bodily sensations and "just-right" perceptions accompanying compulsions. We studied tactile processing in OCD by...

News Articles [319 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Renesas Electronics Delivers Industry-Leading Power Efficiency and Digital Filtering Capabilities for Industrial Sensor and Healthcare Design With RX231 Microcontrollers

Devices Offer Optimal Combination of RXv2 CPU Core with Improved DSP/FPU and Low-Power Consumption Technology Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier ...

Hooper Holmes Introduces Enhanced Screening Services

New Mobile Technology and Onsite Health Advisory Services Provide Greater Quality, Accuracy and Engagement Hooper Holmes, Inc. (NYSE MKT: HH), a leading provider of health, ...

Arbor Solution Introduces Multi-Function Medical Workstation with Large 21.5" True Flat Touch Screen

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Arbor Solution has added another model to its expert medical workstation lineup. The high-powered, multi-functional M2150 offers two platforms: a 4...

One State College Location Seems to Have the Midas Touch for Startups

In the past, the second floor of the 200 Innovation Blvd. at Penn State’s Innovation Park complex has launched dozens of successful companies including, 911-tech-systems-company Mission Critical Par...

Screens, screens, everywhere; Gleicher now offers device manufacturers screen protection with 3M Display Films

Gleicher now offers custom converted 3M films to help device manufacturers assemble more durable electronic display screens. Incorporating 3M Screen Protection, Light Control, and Display Enhancement ...

Health Connexions™ Announces Xcite Health as a Client – to Empower Pediatric Practices

Health ConnexionsTM is proud to announce Xcite Health as a client. Xcite Health provides an innovative, one-of-a-kind pediatric Electronic Health Record (EHR) and comprehen...

NEW E-grade® “Explore” for process development

Huber Kältemaschinenbau presents new E-grade at ACHEMA 2015. The new E-grade “Explore” for Unistats is more than just another function package. E-grade “Explore” visualize...

Biotech indices touch new highs

Biotech stock indices brushed up against all-time highs on Tuesday, with several indices ending the day at record closes. The NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (NBI) topped out at 4,028.15 before closing at ...

InBodyS10 to Be Released in United States

LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- InBody will be releasing the InBodyS10 in July 2015.  The InBodyS10 is an advanced body composition analyzer that focuses on body water, designed s...

BioAmber and DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Partner in Synthetic Leather

Bio-based Polyol Enables Market Leader Flokser to Launch Innovative Artificial Leather Fabric Unique synthetic leather fabric has 70% bio-content, thanks to new polyol made with BioAmber's Bio-SA&#...

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Companies [56 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

ViewSonic Corp.

Founded in California in 1987, ViewSonic is a world leading visual solutions provider. As an innovator and visionary, ViewSonic keeps the world connected with a portfolio of profe...

GENova Biotherapeutics, Inc.

Genova is premium, wild-caught Yellowfin tuna, a touch of salt and just enough olive to create a rich, savory tuna experience every time. The simplicity of ingredients makes Genov...

Lose It!

Since 2008, Lose It! (www.loseit.com) has helped more than 24 million members shed close to 40 million pounds by delivering the most comprehensive, personal app-based weight-loss ...

Skyscape Medpresso, Inc.

Skyscape is the leading provider of interactive, intelligent mobile solutions that improve the quality and efficiency of patient care and help reduce medical errors. Customers can...

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...

Sverica International

Sverica International is a leading private equity firm with over $425 million of assets under management across three funds. The firm acquires, invests in and actively buil...

Sklar Instruments

For more than 120 years, Sklar has been a leading provider of the highest quality surgical instruments for the OB/GYN, Orthopedic, Dental, ENT, Cardiovascular, Endoscopic, Dermato...

Travelers Advantage

Members of Travelers Advantage (www.travelersadvantage.com or 1-877-841-1335) can save money on air travel, cruises, car rentals and accommodations, as well as earn five percent cash back on eligi...

Revionics, Inc.

Revionics delivers the industry’s most powerful End-to-End Merchandise Optimization solution, enabling retailers of all sizes to execute a fact-based Omni-channel merc...

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...

Clinical Trials [65 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

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...

Prevention of Secondary Foot Ulcers in Patients With Diabetes Using Systematic Measuring of Skin Temperature.

A randomised controlled pilot study on the feasibility of introducing a skin temperature device (Temp Touch) in secondary prevention of foot ulcers in people with diabetes who have had a f...

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...

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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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