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10:52 EST 9th February 2016 | BioPortfolio

PubMed Articles [180 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Driving while using a smartphone-based mobility application: Evaluating the impact of three multi-choice user interfaces on visual-manual distraction.

Innovative in-car applications provided on smartphones can deliver real-time alternative mobility choices and subsequently generate visual-manual demand. Prior studies have found that multi-touch gest...

Estimating Causal Effects With Propensity Score Models: An Evaluation of the Touch Condom Media Campaign in Pakistan.

Rapid population growth in Pakistan poses major risks, including those pertinent to public health. In the context of family planning in Pakistan, the current study evaluates the Touch condom media cam...

Functional brain imaging: what has it brought to our understanding of neuropathic pain? A special focus on allodynic pain mechanisms.

Brain responses to nociception are well identified. The same is not true for allodynic pain, a strong painful sensation in response to touch or innocuous cold stimuli that may be experienced by patien...

Biomimetic 4D printing.

Shape-morphing systems can be found in many areas, including smart textiles, autonomous robotics, biomedical devices, drug delivery and tissue engineering. The natural analogues of such systems are ex...

Engineering nanolayered particles for modular drug delivery.

Layer-by-layer (LbL) based self-assembly of nanoparticles is an emerging and powerful method to develop multifunctional and tissueresponsive nanomedicines for a broad range of diseases. This unique as...

A molecular exploration of human DNA/RNA co-extracted from the palmar surface of the hands and fingers.

"Touch DNA" refers to the DNA that is left behind when a person touches or comes into contact with an item. However, the source of touch DNA is still debated and the large variability in DNA yield fro...

Self-other control processes in social cognition: from imitation to empathy.

We review the evidence that an ability to achieve a precise balance between representing the self and representing other people is crucial in social interaction. This ability is required for imitation...

Mesoporous silica nanoparticles in tissue engineering - a perspective.

In this review, we summarize the latest developments and give a perspective on future applications of mesoporous silica nanoparticles (MSNs) in regenerative medicine. MSNs constitute a flexible platfo...

Adult developmental trajectories of pseudoneglect in the tactile, visual and auditory modalities and the influence of starting position and stimulus length.

Pseudoneglect is a tendency to pay more attention to the left side of space, typically demonstrated on tasks like visuo-spatial line bisection, tactile rod bisection and the mental representation of n...

On-going computation of whisking phase by mechanoreceptors.

To attribute spatial meaning to sensory information, the state of the sensory organ must be represented in the nervous system. In the rodent's vibrissal system, the whisking-cycle phase has been ident...

News Articles [309 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Study: Sentinel platform, iPod tool show promise in matching patients to their EHRs

An FDA-funded study said the agency's Sentinel database and iPod Touch-based app called the Hand-held Automated Notification  -More- 

Hospitals Put Empathy in Emails

(MedPage Today) -- Automating the human touch appears effective

Start-up secures biomedical fund investment

Liverpool start-up company Med ePad has secured funding from the £25m North West Fund for Biomedical to enable it to start trials of its innovative healthcare technology.The company, based at Li...

Broadening of the UK Bolar Defence

On 26 February 2013 the UK Intellectual Property Office announced a proposed change to the Patents Act to exempt clinical and field trials, as well as “health technology assessments” e.g. ...

CJEU Dismisses Italy and Spain’s Challenges to the Unitary Patent Package

On 16 April 2013, the CJEU issued its decision on Italy and Spain’s challenges to the legality of the enhanced cooperation procedure, under which the unitary patent package is set up. Perhaps un...

Northwest based I-TAC wins service provider award for second year running

The Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC) Innovation Technology Access Centre (I-TAC) has been named ‘Chemical Service Provider of the Year’ at the Chemicals Northwest A...

£350,000 available to commercialise research

Lancaster University is encouraging innovative small businesses to tap into a £350,000 fund to help commercialise their ideas.The Impact Acceleration Account - funded with £600,000 by the...

Paul Klock Joins MindFlow Design as Design Director

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Klock has recently joined Carlsbad, Calif.-based MindFlow Design as design director. In this role, he and a diversely talented team of industrial de...

Soft robotic gripper gets a grasp on fragile objects using electroadhesion

The robotic gripper can carry items 80 times its own weight (Credit: EPFL/Alain Herzog SOURCE Feb 2016 Building machines that replicate the delicate touch of a human hand is a complex undertaking that...

JULABO PRESTO W50 and W50t temperature control systems

JULABO’s PRESTO models W50 and W50t provide a high dynamic temperature control system that can handle temperature ranges of -50 to +250°C. Covering such a broad temperature range means the equipmen...

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Companies [59 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

2020EHR

Trusted by more than 5,000 ophthalmologists, 2020EHR is the No. 1 source for top-rated ophthalmology-specific EHR and Practice Management systems, including Medflow, MDoffice, Eye...

Sverica Capital Management LLC

Sverica is a leading private equity firm that has raised over $500 million of investment capital across multiple funds. The firm seeks to invest in companies that are or co...

Pampers/Procter & Gamble

Four billion times a day, P&G brands touch the lives of people around the world. The company has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Pampers®, Tide®, Ar...

ViewSonic Corp.

Founded in California in 1987, ViewSonic is a world leading visual solutions provider. As an innovator and visionary, ViewSonic keeps the world connected with a portfolio of profe...

GENova Biotherapeutics, Inc.

Genova is premium, wild-caught Yellowfin tuna, a touch of salt and just enough olive to create a rich, savory tuna experience every time. The simplicity of ingredients makes Genov...

Lose It!

Since 2008, Lose It! (www.loseit.com) has helped more than 24 million members shed close to 40 million pounds by delivering the most comprehensive, personal app-based weight-loss ...

Skyscape Medpresso, Inc.

Skyscape is the leading provider of interactive, intelligent mobile solutions that improve the quality and efficiency of patient care and help reduce medical errors. Customers can...

Tobii Dynavox

Tobii Dynavox, part of the Tobii Technology Group, is the global market leader in assistive and augmentative communication (AAC), helping individuals with speech and communication...

Sverica International

Sverica International is a leading private equity firm with over $425 million of assets under management across three funds. The firm acquires, invests in and actively buil...

Sklar Instruments

For more than 120 years, Sklar has been a leading provider of the highest quality surgical instruments for the OB/GYN, Orthopedic, Dental, ENT, Cardiovascular, Endoscopic, Dermato...

Clinical Trials [77 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Evaluation and Neural Basis of Communication in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) progressively leads to an increasing level of disability. That's why individuals faced with this chronic disease whose progression is unpredictable have to mobilize...

The Use of Bellafill for Atrophic Acne Scar Correction in the Full Facial Area

This is an open-label, multicenter, prospective pilot study assessing the efficacy and safety of Bellafill for correction of distensible atrophic acne scars in the full facial area. All en...

Evaluation of Virtual Touch Tissue Imaging Quantification (VTIQ - 2D-SWE) in the Assessment of BI-RADS® 3 and 4 Lesions

The primary aim of this study is to evaluate if VTIQ in addition to BI-RADS® categorization can improve the diagnostic accuracy with respect to detection of malignancies, in particular fo...

A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Novel HALS Technique Versus Laparoscopic Technique for Right Hemicolectomy

The purpose of this study was to determine the short and long outcomes of the novel hand-assisted laparoscopic (HLA) right hemicolectomy with complete mesocolic excision (CME) and no touch...

Clinical Observation of Technologic Application of No-touch Fluid-air Exchange in Surgery of Idiopathic Macula Hole

The purpose of this study is to observe the technologic application of no-touch fluid-air exchange in Surgery of Idiopathic Macula Hole.

Non Touch Technique for IUD Insertion

The non touch technique is a modification of the traditional intrauterine device insertion technique. It abolishes the use of Allis and uterine sounding.

1 Tinnitus Alleviation Via Sensory Substitution

This is a novel experimental device 'MuteButton' can affect the awareness of tinnitus. Sound that arrives at the ears naturally will be presented in the form of touch patterns on the tongu...

Evaluation of the Metformin Effect on Methylglyoxal in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

This study is designed to investigate the effects of metformin, a commonly prescribed first line medication for diabetes and recommended for prediabetes, on the levels of the potentially t...

The Functional Consequences of the CTNS-deletion for the TRPV1-receptor in Cystinosis Patients

Cystinosis is a rare autosomal recessive disorder, characterized by the abnormal accumulation of cystine in the lysosomes. Cystinosis is mostly caused by mutations in the cystinosin gene (...

Effects of GABA Modulator AZD7325 on Cutaneous Sensation

GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) is the main inhibitory neurotransmitter in the human brain. For years, drugs that enhance its effects (e.g., benzodiazepines such as diazepam/Valium) have be...

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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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