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PubMed Articles [196 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Enhanced visuo-haptic integration for the non-dominant hand.

Visuo-haptic integration contributes essentially to object shape recognition. Although there has been a considerable advance in elucidating the neural underpinnings of multisensory perception, it is s...

Virtual Touch tissue quantification cannot assess breast cancer lesions except for ductal carcinomas in situ and small invasive cancers: a retrospective study.

Virtual Touch tissue quantification (VTTQ) is a promising new technology that quantitatively determines the stiffness of tissue. However, the clinical impact of this device on the assessment of breast...

Recent advances in carbon nanospheres: synthetic routes and applications.

Carbon-based materials are the most popular material types in both fundamental research and industrial applications, partly because of their well-controlled nano-morphologies. In the past two decades,...

The Selection and Usage of Information for Perceiving and Remembering Intended and Unintended Object Properties.

The current study was designed to investigate the linkage between intention, attention, and information selection and detection. Two experiments determined whether the intention to perceive maximum ov...

Multisensory Interactions between Vestibular, Visual and Somatosensory Signals.

Vestibular inputs are constantly processed and integrated with signals from other sensory modalities, such as vision and touch. The multiply-connected nature of vestibular cortical anatomy led us to i...

Comparative study of functional and aesthetical outcomes of reverse digital artery and reverse dorsal homodigital island flaps for fingertip repair.

This retrospective study was designed to compare functional and cosmetic outcomes of the reverse digital artery island flap and reverse dorsal homodigital island flap in fingertip repair. A total of 2...

Finger Muscle Attachments for an OpenSim Upper-Extremity Model.

We determined muscle attachment points for the index, middle, ring and little fingers in an OpenSim upper-extremity model. Attachment points were selected to match both experimentally measured locatio...

Sensory abnormalities and masticatory function after microvascular decompression or balloon compression for trigeminal neuralgia compared with carbamazepine and healthy controls.

OBJECT Idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia (iTN) is a neurological condition treated with pharmacotherapy or neurosurgery. There is a lack of comparative papers regarding the outcomes of neurosurgery in p...

High-Performance Inkjet-Printed 4-Terminal Microelectromechanical Relays and Inverters.

We report the first demonstration of inkjet-printed 4-terminal microelectromechanical (MEM) relays and inverters with hyper-abrupt switching that exhibit excellent electrical and mechanical characteri...

Incoherent Feed-Forward Regulatory Loops Control Segregation of C-Mechanoreceptors, Nociceptors, and Pruriceptors.

Mammalian skin is innervated by diverse, unmyelinated C fibers that are associated with senses of pain, itch, temperature, or touch. A key developmental question is how this neuronal cell diversity is...

News Articles [336 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Jaws meets kangaroo? Rare, cute pocket shark found in deep

Think Jaws meets a kangaroo, with maybe a touch of cute kitten, and you've got the aptly named pocket shark—the newest and rarest species found off the U.S. coast.

The California Almonds Life Squad Shares Snack Confessions

MODESTO, Calif., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- They're common problems -- forgetting to pack a snack before running errands and mindlessly grazing on a sugary sweet you find in your purse; ...

KöR® Teeth Whitening Now Offered by Smile Solutions by Emmi Dental Associates

Smile Solutions by Emmi Dental Associates now offers KöR® Whitening treatment for stained and discolored teeth. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) April 23, 2015 Dr. Jeffrey Emmi and Dr. Laura A. Dough...

Heal to Launch First One-Touch House Call Doctor Service for Apple Watch

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Heal -- the pioneer in on-demand personal health care services -- will offer the first one-touch, on-demand house call doctor app for the Apple Wat...

Control your mobile without your hands: Gesture tech coming to a smartphone near you soon

SOURCE April 20, 2015 Summary:Elliptic Labs touch-free tech will soon make an appearance in an as-yet-unknown flagship device. Here’s the skinny on how the system works. The Norwegian technology...

Medical Grade Innovations Helps North Sunflower Medical Center Reduce Infection Spread with the welloStation™

Medical Grade Innovations Announces Partnership with North Sunflower Medical Center Ridgeland, MS (PRWEB) April 20, 2015 Medical Grade Innovations (MGI) today announced it has partnered with North Su...

Cardinal Innovations Highlights its Managed Care Model During National Council for Behavioral Health's Annual Conference

KANNAPOLIS, N.C., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions, a managed care organization that focuses on high-tech, high-touch service delivery, is featuring its highly ...

Medical Grade Innovations Helps North Sunflower Medical Center Reduce Infection Spread with the welloStation™

Ridgeland, MS (PRWEB) April 20, 2015 Medical Grade Innovations (MGI) today announced it has partnered with North Sunflower Medical Center in Ruleville, Miss., to help reduce the potential for the s...

A step up from Dr. Scholl’s: Baltimore devicemaker raises $2.9M for cryotherapy that freezes off malignant internal tissue

A well-funded Baltimore startup whose spray cryotechnology flash-freezes unwanted or malignant tissues inside the body just raised a touch more capital. According to a regulatory filing, CSA Medical j...

Women’s Wellness Institute First in North Texas to Offer FDA-Cleared Procedure Which Improves Sex for Many Women

Innovative Laser Procedure, MonaLisa Touch, Restores Vaginal Health Dr. Wesley A. Brady has added a leading edge treatment to her practice which can dramatically improve the s...

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Skyscape Medpresso, Inc.

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Tobii Dynavox

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Sverica International

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Clinical Trials [63 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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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