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Therapeutic Touch - Biotech, Pharma and Life Science Channel

05:39 EDT 17th April 2014 | BioPortfolio

PubMed Articles [117 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

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...

Cephalomedullary fixation for intertrochanteric fractures: an operative technical tip.

Intertrochanteric fracture is the most common hip fractures in elderly population. Cephalomedullary fixation, including proximal femoral nail antirotation (PFNA) and gamma nail, is commonly used in th...

News Articles [343 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Angel MedFlight Honors Students for Autism Awareness Month

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance is honoring students during National Autism Awareness Month by donating 15 iMac computers to Ga...

3-D printing is revolutionizing surgery

(Crain’s) Reaching into a beat-up, red-and-white cooler lined with a white terry-cloth towel, Dr. Matthew Bramlet pulls out a replica of an infant’s heart. The size of a small pear and c...

Merkel cells are initial sites for sensing touch, researchers prove

By solving a long standing scientific mystery, the common saying "you just hit a nerve" might need to be updated to "you just hit a Merkel cell," jokes Jianguo Gu, PhD, a pain researcher at the Univer...

Researchers Find Pet Dogs Could Benefit Some Autistic Children

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Autistic children could benefit from interacting with dogs, which could provide the youngsters with unconditional love, companionship, stress...

UC research illuminates 'touchy' subject

(University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center) Jianguo Gu, Ph.D., at the University of Cincinnati, and his research colleagues have proved that Merkel cells -- which contact many sensory nerve endi...

Discriminating Touch

Two research teams revealed how cells in skin feel fine detail and texture. The findings could lead to new approaches to restore the sense of touch lost to aging and certain diseases.

FPC Receives First Order Worth SEK 4 M for FPC 1020 Touch Sensor Related to Pre-Ramp Production for Tier 1 Flagship Smartphone DW

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  In December 2013, Fingerprint Cards (FPC) announced the first design win (DW) for its new mobile touch sensor FPC1020 with a Global Tier 1...

Neonode's MultiSensing(R) Touch Technology Enters the Global Printer Market

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Neonode Inc., (Nasdaq:NEON), the optical touch company, is delighted to announce that it has entered the global printer market. Hewlett Packard...

Temperature Controller

Omega Engineering’s CN38S series of temperature controllers are easy to program and feature an input for thermocouple, RTD and thermistor. The controllers also features a sensitive touch keypad and...

Thermo Scientific HM525 NX cryostat

The Thermo Scientific HM525 NX is a routine clinical cryostat that has 27 cooled specimen positions, including four fast freeze positions, allowing a high degree of flexibility when managing specimens...

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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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