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PubMed Articles [170 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Using injectoporation to deliver genes to mechanosensory hair cells.

Mechanosensation, the transduction of mechanical force into electrochemical signals, allows organisms to detect touch and sound, to register movement and gravity, and to sense changes in cell volume a...

Keeping the Human Touch in Medical Practice.

Keeping the Human Touch in Medical Practice.

Investigation of Chinese text entry performance for mobile display interfaces.

This study examined the effects of panel type, frequency of use and arrangement of phonetic symbols on operation time, usability, visual fatigue and workload in text entry performance. Three types of ...

Hypervigilance for innocuous tactile stimuli in patients with fibromyalgia: An experimental approach.

Hypervigilance, i.e., excessive attention, is often invoked as a potential explanation for the observation that many individuals with fibromyalgia show a heightened sensitivity to stimulation in vario...

Feel your food: the influence of tactile sensitivity on picky eating in children.

Children who are very picky in eating frequently refuse the intake of foods. This rejection is not only based on the evaluation of taste, but also on tactile qualities of foods. It matters whether foo...

Therapeutically targeting astrocytes with stem and progenitor cell transplantation following traumatic spinal cord injury.

Replacement of lost and/or dysfunctional astrocytes via multipotent neural stem cell (NSC) and lineage-restricted neural progenitor cell (NPC) transplantation is a promising therapeutic approach for t...

Canine Sense and Sensibility: Tipping Points and Response Latency Variability as an Optimism Index in a Canine Judgement Bias Assessment.

Recent advances in animal welfare science used judgement bias, a type of cognitive bias, as a means to objectively measure an animal's affective state. It is postulated that animals showing heightened...

Evaluation of graft stiffness using acoustic radiation force impulse imaging after living donor liver transplantation.

Acoustic radiation force impulse (ARFI) imaging is an ultrasound-based modality to evaluate tissue stiffness using short-duration acoustic pulses in the region of interest. Virtual touch tissue quanti...

Robotics-assisted mass spectrometry assay platform enabled by open-source electronics.

Mass spectrometry (MS) is an important analytical technique with numerous applications in clinical analysis, biochemistry, environmental analysis, geology and physics. Its success builds on the abilit...

News Articles [378 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Columbus Janitorial Company Announces New Disinfecting System for your workplace

With the flu season upon Central Ohio and new viral strains emerging every day it’s a perfect time to announce Jan-Pro’s new EnviroShield disinfecting system. For over 25 years Jan-Pro, a Columbus...

HMHP Presents “Coping With Stress”

Discover how to effectively manage stress during the next Women in Touch program, Oct. 28 in Niles and Oct. 29 in Boardman. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Humility of Mary Health Partner...

GUESS Watches Announces partnership with The Get In Touch Foundation, To promote Breast Cancer Awareness

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GUESS Watches embarked on a journey to raise awareness for the battle against breast cancer more than nine years ago. Through the sales of a Special Edit...

Introducing the Upgraded DRE Waveline Pro Patient Monitor — Now with Touch-Screen and Optional Drager Anesthesia Bench

Newest DRE Patient Monitor Leads in Functionality, Connectivity, Price Louisville, KY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 DRE Medical — a leading medical equipment company — recently launched a series of ...

LABWIT ZWYR premium shaking incubator

LABWIT ZWYR premium shaking incubators deliver precise performance and 24/7 operation for various applications of sample preparations, culture growth, visualisation for gel staining and so on. The uni...

Humana Integrates with Apple’s HealthKit to Help Improve and Simplify Consumer Health

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the country’s leading health and well-being companies, announced today full integration with Apple’s HealthKit for HumanaVitality®, the compan...

The Big Smile Dental Launches Clinic in Bopal, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

BOPAL AHMEDABAD, India, Sept. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Big Smile Dental believes in prevention than cure and work towards spreading to Beautiful Smiles. With over many years' experience in dentist...

Hiccups: From Acupuncture to Quantum Touch

nOne of the most common questions I get in the newborn nursery, especially from first time parents, involves hiccups. Babies hiccup in the womb and most, if not all of them, will have periodic bouts o...

Pursuit to Present at Digital Pharma East

Pursuit announces presentation and sponsorship at upcoming Philadelphia conference. Chester, NJ (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Pursuit Solutions (http://www.pursuit-solutions.com), a provider of personal...

Sunrise Digital Now Offers Unique Direct Print Aluminum Wall Art

Sunrise Digital http://www.sunrisedigital.us/ is offering beautiful, museum quality wall art on aluminum DiBond panels. This process makes for an eye-catching wall display sure to be a favorite among...

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Companies [49 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

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...

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 ...

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...

LifeApps Digital Media

LifeApps Digital Media Inc. (OTCQB:LFAP) is a digital media company focusing on health, fitness, sports publications, and next-generation social networks. The company is a leading...

Krames StayWell (KSW)

Krames StayWell is the largest provider of patient education, consumer health information, and population health management communications in the country. Combining extensive tech...

TriZetto Corporation

TriZetto provides world-class information technology and service solutions that help payers and providers work more efficiently and collaborate to deliver better health. TriZetto ...

Health Essentials

Health Essentials (HESS), and its affiliates, GeriNet Medical Associates, Gerinet Healthcare, Hospice Touch Inc., Comfort Rx and Health Essentials DME, is a physician-driven care ...

Tactio Health Group Inc.

Tactio Health Group is a world leader in mobile health systems with millions using its flagship TactioHealth Wellness System enjoying the personal and family benefits of be...

Clinical Trials [58 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Cytodiagnosis of Basal Cell Carcinoma and Actinic Keratosis Using Papanicolaou and May-Grunwald-Giemsa Stained Tissue Smear

The purpose of this study is to compare and evaluate the diagnostic performance of scrape cytology using two different cytological staining techniques, and to evaluate additional touch imp...

Role of Brain Region Changes in Tactile (Touch) Ability Following Nerve Block

This study will examine the role of different brain regions in tactile (touch) ability after application of a tourniquet (inflated blood pressure cuff). When the forearm is deprived of blo...

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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