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Therapeutic Touch - Biotech, Pharma and Life Science Channel

19:05 EDT 25th July 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 [383 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Hospital Changes More Than 1,100 Touch Points to Hussey Copper's MD-Cu29 Antimicrobial Copper

Hussey Copper, a leader in copper manufacturing and maker of MD-Cu29 antimicrobial copper announces Pullman Regional Hospital's conversion of more than 1,100 touch points to the first EPA-registered a...

Choice bias: A quirky byproduct of learning from reward

The price of learning from rewarding choices may be just a touch of self-delusion, according to a new study in Neuron.

Sunrise Digital Presents Full Color Custom Table Throws

Chicago-based printer Sunrise Digital is pleased to announce their offering of custom table throws. Full color table throws are a tradeshow staple that instantly transforms any table into an official...

George Mason University researchers use dyes to paint new picture of diseases

By using brightly hued dyes, George Mason University researchers discovered an innovative way to reveal where proteins touch each other, possibly leading to new treatments for cancer, arthritis, heart...

New Epoch™ 2 Provides Enhanced User Interface for Spectral Absorbance Detection

BioTek proudly unveils the new Epoch™ 2 Microplate Spectrophotometer. Epoch 2 is the first reader to combine a large touchscreen and full onboard data analysis software for simplified and effici...

Sanuvox Produces ASEPTIX² Movie Showcasing the Feature Benefits of the Company’s Latest Flagship Hospital Surface Disinfection System

Available on YouTube http://youtu.be/D27aj1iiUME the newly produced 6 minute movie highlights the features & benefits of the Sanuvox ASEPTIX² UV Hospital Disinfection System. Montreal, QC (PR...

Researchers unlock protein puzzle using brightly hued dyes

By using brightly hued dyes, researchers discovered an innovative way to reveal where proteins touch each other, possibly leading to new treatments for cancer, arthritis, heart disease and even lung d...

Researchers unlock the protein puzzle

By using brightly hued dyes, George Mason University researchers discovered an innovative way to reveal where proteins touch each other, possibly leading to new treatments for cancer, arthritis, heart...

Allscripts receives innovation award from Intel

CHICAGO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allscripts has received an Intel Innovation Award for the development of Allscripts Wand™, powered by Windows—one of the first comprehensive mobile e...

Fastec Imaging Introduces the First High Speed Camcorder

Fastec Imaging has brought the same ease-of-use of today’s digital cameras to the world of high speed imaging. San Diego, California (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 With the ability to record continuously at...

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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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