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Therapeutic Touch - Biotech, Pharma and Life Science Channel

01:48 EDT 1st August 2014 | BioPortfolio

PubMed Articles [172 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Inkjet printing of flexible high-performance carbon nanotube transparent conductive films by "coffee ring effect"

Transparent and flexible conductors are a major component in many modern optoelectronic devices, such as touch screens for smart phones, displays, and solar cells. Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) offer a good...

Behavioral Inhibition Errors in Parkinson's Disease Tested Using an Antisaccade and Antitapping Task.

Background: The antisaccade (AS) paradigm is frequently used to assess errors in reflexive behavioral responses in Parkinson's disease (PD) patients. Although PD pathology of frontal-striatal circuits...

Single cell sequencing approaches for complex biological systems.

Biological phenotype is the output of complex interactions between heterogeneous cells within a specified niche. These interactions are tightly governed and regulated by the genetic, epigenetic, and t...

Physical Factors Influencing Pleasant Touch during Passive Fingertip Stimulation.

Tactile explorations with the fingertips provide information regarding the physical properties of surfaces and their relative pleasantness. Previously, we performed an investigation in the active touc...

Haptic Perceptual Intent in Quiet Standing Affects Multifractal Scaling of Postural Fluctuations.

Research on dynamic touch has shown that when a rod strapped to the shoulders is wielded via axial rotations, flexions-extensions, and lateral bending of the trunk, participants can selectively percei...

Presumed prepatellar fibrosis in collegiate wrestlers: imaging findings and clinical correlation.

Knee pain and injury are common complaints of athletes presenting to the orthopedic clinic. Wrestlers are no exception, and may present more commonly with anterior knee pain because of the nature of t...

'Goats that stare at men': dwarf goats alter their behaviour in response to human head orientation, but do not spontaneously use head direction as a cue in a food-related context.

Recently, comparative research on the mechanisms and species-specific adaptive values of attributing attentive states and using communicative cues has gained increased interest, particularly in non-hu...

Back to basics: environmental cleaning.

The need for a clean perioperative environment is a basic principle for all perioperative team members. Recent evidence suggests that the environment plays a role in the occurrence of health care-asso...

A Machine Learning Approach to Improve Contactless Heart Rate Monitoring Using a Webcam.

Unobtrusive, contactless recordings of physiological signals are very important for many health and human-computer interaction applications. Most current systems require sensors which intrusively touc...

Synergistically enhanced stability of highly flexible silver nanowire/carbon nanotube hybrid transparent electrodes by plasmonic welding.

Here, we report highly transparent and flexible AgNW/SWCNT hybrid networks on PET substrates combined with plasmonic welding for securing ultrahigh stability in mechanical and electrical properties un...

News Articles [366 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Drake Chiropractic Offers Special to New Patients in Wichita

Drake Chiropractic in Wichita, Kansas offers a special to new patients for a limited time. Wichita, KS (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Dr. Jeff Drake at Drake Chiropractic is one of the most respected and well...

Grace Launches New REVELERIS® Prep Purification System

W. R. Grace & Co. announces the release of the REVELERIS® Prep purification system, a dual-mode instrument that allows organic chemists, preparative chromatographers, and other researchers to...

Menopause HT Doesn't Touch Arterial Plaque

(MedPage Today) -- Hormone replacement therapy early in menopause does not reduce the risk of atherosclerosis in low-risk women, a finding now confirmed by data from the KEEPS trial.

Renewable Waste Intelligence: Could Renewable Chemicals Be the Future for the Renewable Energy Industry?

Although ethanol and biodiesel continue to dominate the RFS, the North American Renewable Fuels market has begun to realise the immense opportunity presented from renewable chemicals. There is space f...

International Pipette Distributor, Pipette.com Announces the Addition of the Eppendorf Centrifuge 5427 R to Their Product Portfolio

Pipette.com is now offering the Eppendorf Centrifuge 5427 R as part of their centrifuge portfolio. The centrifuge is ideal for lab technicians working on high-end applications. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) J...

Insulet Corporation to Report Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results on August 7, 2014

BEDFORD, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/29/14 -- Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD), the leader in tubeless insulin pump technology with its OmniPod® Insulin Management System, announced plans to release...

CDC Downplays Ebola's Threat to the United States

MONDAY, July 28, 2014 -- The deadly Ebola virus that continues to rage throughout West Africa poses little risk to Americans, U.S. health officials stressed Monday. Ebola only spreads through physical...

Audio Chef Co. Releases Audio Cooking App for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch

Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 SIMpalm helped its client to launch Audio Chef, a recipe app for iOS, App is available on iTunes for download . Experience a new way to cook! The first of it...

Bretford Compatible Rugged iPad Case Now Available Without Screen Protector

Chicago based tech innovator, uuber is now offering their Slim Tough Case G3 and G4 in 8 fabulous colors. This rugged iPad case fits nicely in the Bretford charging cart, and is now available without...

Online Courses Reduce Time and Money to Earning a Degree

StraighterLine and California Southern University partner to provide students ultra-affordable, 100-percent online college degrees. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 StraighterLine, a leading provi...

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Companies [48 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Sensable Dental

Founded in 1993, Sensable remains the leading developer of touch-enabled solutions and technology that allow users to not only see and hear an on-screen computer application, but...

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...

Providence Medical Centers

Providence Health & Services, a nonprofit Catholic health care organization, operates three award-winning acute-care hospitals in the San Fernando Valley: Providence Tarzana, Prov...

Freshology

As the nation’s premier gourmet, home meal-delivery service, Freshology serves health-conscious consumers throughout the U.S. with delicious, epicurean diet food via its nati...

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...

SensAble Technologies

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...

Addison Group

Addison Group is a leading provider of professional staffing and search services. Bringing the best to the best, Addison combines a national network and localized service for broa...

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...

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...

Clinical Trials [58 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Efficacy of Healing Touch in Stressed Neonates

The purpose of this project is to evaluate whether or not Healing Touch therapy (HT) helps to treat the stress of babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Healing Touch is a gen...

Healing Touch and Relaxation Therapies in Cervical Cancer Patients

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of healing touch and relaxation therapy on cervical cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatment.

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...

Healing Touch During Chemotherapy Infusions for Women With Breast Cancer

To study the effectiveness of Healing Touch provided during chemotherapy infusions on the experience of women undergoing treatment for breast cancer. Healing Touch (HT) is a gentle, non-in...

Functional Organization of Somatosensory Responses in the Secondary Somatosensitive Area and Insula

The implication of the second somatosensory area (SII) and the insular cortex in the processing of somatosensory inputs is now well established. However the functional anatomy of these are...

Healing Touch Breast Cancer Study

The purpose of this research study is to understand effects of a complementary medicine therapy, Healing Touch on quality of life and immunity of patients who are receiving treatment for b...

MEG Study of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

The purpose of this research is to investigate the effects of mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) on measures of brain function. We are looking especially at the ways in which MBSR...

Healing Touch in Treating Fatigue in Women Undergoing Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer

RATIONALE: Healing touch therapy may be effective in lessening fatigue in women with breast cancer who are undergoing radiation therapy. PURPOSE: This randomized clinical trial is studyin...

Somatosensory Processing in Focal Hand Dystonia

Patients with focal dystonia experience uncontrollable movements of the hand during certain types of skilled movements. Though the origin of the disorder is not fully understood, it is tho...

Quantification of Breast Sensation Following Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the return of sensation in the breast(s) following breast mastectomy with and without reconstruction. Four different sensations: touch, vibration,...

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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