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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-04-18T09:14:12-0400
Sickle cell disease (SCD), also known as sickle cell anemia, is an inherited blood disease that can cause intense pain episodes and may lead to organ failure. Preliminary studies have show...
Two groups of subjects will be constitute: (i) patients with circumscribed brain injury (including stroke, vascular malformations, tumor or circumscribed infectious lesions) or degenerativ...
Sleep is critical to human health, but insufficient and disrupted sleep caused by sleep apnea are common and have a major impact on brain health. However, there is still much that is not k...
This study will examine the long-term outcome of brain injuries, the effects of treatment on outcome and the effects of brain injury on people's behavior and abilities. Men and women betw...
The purpose of the Lifestyle Intervention Study is to investigate the influence of a micronutrient supplement in combination with a comprehensive lifestyle intervention program on retinal ...
Beat perception is increasingly being recognised as a fundamental musical ability. A number of psychometric instruments have been developed to assess this ability, but these tests do not take advantag...
The negative effects of high normal glucose on cognitive function were previously reported in euglycemic individuals of middle age and the elderly population. This study aimed at examining the effect ...
Poor blood flow circulation can occur in the subcortical regions of the brain in many brain diseases. However, the limitations of light penetration imaging techniques hinder the detection of blood flo...
Behavioral testing in perceptual or cognitive domains requires querying a subject multiple times in order to quantify his or her ability in the corresponding domain. These queries must be conducted se...
Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1) can cause a wide range of cognitive deficits, but its underlying nature is still unknown. We investigated the correlation between cognitive performance and specific patt...
Method of measuring the bactericidal activity contained in a patient's serum as a result of antimicrobial therapy. It is used to monitor the therapy in BACTERIAL ENDOCARDITIS; OSTEOMYELITIS and other serious bacterial infections. As commonly performed, the test is a variation of the broth dilution test. This test needs to be distinguished from testing of the naturally occurring BLOOD BACTERICIDAL ACTIVITY.
A method of recording heart motion and internal structures by combining ultrasonic imaging with exercise testing (EXERCISE TEST) or pharmacologic stress.
Laboratory testing and diagnostic imaging services offered to consumers outside of the patient-physician relationship.
A neuropsychological test designed to assess different memory functions. It may incorporate an optional cognitive exam (Brief Cognitive Status Exam) that helps to assess memory related cognitive function.
The process of gaining approval by a government regulatory agency for DIAGNOSTIC REAGENTS AND TEST KITS. This includes any required preclinical or clinical testing, review, submission, and evaluation of the applications and test results, and post-marketing surveillance.