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PubMed Articles [193 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Bone Marrow Involvement in Neuroblastoma: A Study of Hemato-morphological Features.

Bone marrow involvement in neuroblastoma indicates advanced stage of disease. The recent use of autologous bone marrow "rescue", has provided an additional important reason for accurate assessment of ...

Detection of pathogenic mutations for methylmalonic acidemia using new-generation semiconductor targeted sequencing.

OBJECTIVE To detect the pathogenic mutation in a patient with methylmalonic acidemia using IonTorrent Personal Genome Machine (PGM) and assess the feasibility of such technology for analyzing complex ...

Genetic Variation in Serotonin Transporter Modulates Tactile Hyperresponsiveness in ASD.

Several lines of evidence implicate dysfunction of the serotonin (5-HT) system in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Specifically, the serotonin transporter (5-HTT, SERT) has been scrutinized as an ASD c...

Accessing Best Practice Resources Using Mobile Technology in an Undergraduate Nursing Program: A Feasibility Study.

Mobile technology presents new opportunities for nursing education and ultimately the provision of nursing care. The aim of this study was to explore the utility of mobile technology in undergraduate ...

Identification of a Spinal Circuit for Light Touch and Fine Motor Control.

Sensory circuits in the dorsal spinal cord integrate and transmit multiple cutaneous sensory modalities including the sense of light touch. Here, we identify a population of excitatory interneurons (I...

Seeing is not feeling: posterior parietal but not somatosensory cortex engagement during touch observation.

Observing touch has been reported to elicit activation in human primary and secondary somatosensory cortices and is suggested to underlie our ability to interpret other's behavior and potentially empa...

An iOS application for evaluating whole-body vibration within a workplace risk management process.

Abstract Workplace management of whole-body vibration exposure requires systematic collection of whole-body vibration data in conjunction with the numerous variables which influence vibration amplitud...

BRCA1 mislocalization associated with breast carcinogenesis and poor prognosis in Taiwanese women.

We aimed to elucidate whether and how BRCA1 mislocalization [including membranous nuclear (MN) forms and negative patterns] is associated with the occurrence and the prognosis of breast cancer in youn...

Somatosensory pleasure circuit: from skin to brain and back.

The skin senses serve a discriminative function, allowing us to manipulate objects and detect touch and temperature, and an affective/emotional function, manifested as itch or pain when the skin is da...

Stress Assessment in Small Ruminants Kept on City Farms in Southern Germany.

Sheep and goats are frequently used in nonhuman animal-assisted activities on city farms. There are few data available on this type of usage of small ruminants. Health evaluations, behavioral observat...

News Articles [428 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Send Me On Vacation Invites Breast Cancer Survivors to Mermaid’s Journey Workshop

Send Me On Vacation readies for upcoming Mermaid’s Journey Workshop for breast cancer survivors. Rivera Maya, Mexico (PRWEB) January 30, 2015 For women who are battling breast cancer, it is not onl...

Latent HIV may lurk in 'quiet' immune cells, research suggests

Drugs for HIV have become adept at suppressing infection, but they still can't eliminate it. That's because the medication in these pills doesn't touch the virus' hidden reserves, which lie dormant wi...

United Patients Group Invites Nurses to Join Educational Seminar by American Cannabis Nurses Association

In support of increased knowledge of the benefits of cannabinoid medicine, United Patients Group urges nurses to attend the upcoming seminar “ACNA Core Curriculum for Cannabis Nursing,” presented ...

Aaeon AFP-6152 stainless steel touch panel PC

The AFP-6152 is a projected capacitive touch stainless steel panel PC from Aaeon. It is housed in a fanless, sealed, 316L stainless steel, IP66 certified enclosure with M12 waterproof I/O connectors. ...

LLG Electrical Pipette Pump Plus

The Electrical Pipette Pump Plus from LLG accommodates 1-100 mL glass or plastic pipettes and is designed with the user in mind. The pipette pump features a soft touch trigger for comfortable pipetti...

Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon Dr. Raffi Hovsepian's Shrink-Wrap Liposuction Listed by LadyLUX.com as One of 5 Ways to Lose Weight

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/30/15 -- No one knows weight loss better than celebrity plastic and aesthetic surgeon Dr. Raffi Hovsepian of Beverly Hills! In an exclusive article posted by La...

United Patients Group Spearheads Medicinal Cannabis Education Efforts with CME-Eligible Online Courses

United Patients Group is leading the charge to bring the latest knowledge about medical cannabis to the international medical community with online courses covering cannabinoid medicine research and c...

Silverlink Kick’s Off It’s 2015 Webinar Series: Engagement With Results

First Of A Twelve Month Webinar Series to Focus on Creating An Intentional Member Experience If last year was the year of the consumer, 2015 will be the year of consume...

Sterilization Technologies - A Global Market Overview

LONDON, Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- `Growth in demand for sterilization equipment and techniques is expected to be driven by greater emphasis on reprocessing of medical devices as a means of curbing...

The Results Are In! Tru-D SmartUVC vs. Pulsed Xenon UV

CLEVELAND, Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The importance of choosing the correct UVC technology is at the forefront of discussions among hospital leaders around the globe. With the announcement of...

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Companies [52 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

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...

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...

Clinical Trials [60 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...

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...

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...

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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