News tagged with electrical current
Having too much body fat makes arteries become stiff after middle age, a new study has revealed.
Cardiology May 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—With summer approaching, researchers caution that swimming pools may pose a risk to patients with irregular heartbeats who've received implantable defibrillators.
Cardiology May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Neuroscientists from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and the University of Toronto have developed an efficient and reliable method of analyzing brain activity to detect autism in children. Their findings ...
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 17, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Listening in on the electrical currents of teenagers' brains during sleep, scientists have begun to hear the sound of growing maturity. It happens most intensively between the ages of 12 and 16 1/2: After years of frenzied ...
Neuroscience Mar 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new therapy could help suppress tremors in people with Parkinson's disease, an Oxford University study suggests.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Feb 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
With the rapidly expanding use of brain and spinal cord stimulation therapy (neuromodulation), new "remote presence" technologies may help to meet the demand for experts to perform stimulator programming, reports a study ...
Surgery Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Horrific images from One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest notwithstanding, modern electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) remains one of the safest and most effective antidepressant treatments, particularly for patients who do not tolerate ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Johns Hopkins researchers have uncovered strong evidence that mice have a specific set of nerve cells that signal itch but not pain, a finding that may settle a decades-long debate about these sensations, ...
Neuroscience Jan 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
By using noninvasive stimulation, researchers were able to temporarily improve the ability of people with spinal cord injuries to use their hands. The findings, reported on November 29th in Current Biology, a Cell ...
Neuroscience Nov 29, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
An Indiana University study that examined the effect of age and physical activity on lower leg muscle reflexes and coordination concluded that participation in physical activity was beneficial for lower leg muscle coordination ...
Neuroscience Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have proved a 60-year-old theory about how nerve signals are sent around the body at varying speeds as electrical impulses.
Medical research Oct 11, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Alpha waves were long ignored, but gained interest of brain researchers recently. Electrical activity of groups of brain cells results in brain waves with different amplitudes. The so called alpha wave, a slow brain wave ...
Neuroscience Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Scientists at Queen's University Belfast have developed a new technique which has the potential to kill off hospital superbugs like Pseudomonas aeruginosa, C. difficile and MRSA.
Medical research Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Washington State University researchers have found a cellular mechanism that contributes to the lack of motivation and negative emotions of a cocaine addict going through withdrawal. Their discovery, published in the latest ...
Medical research Sep 10, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
After stroke, patients often suffer from dysphagia, a swallowing disorder that results in greater healthcare costs and higher rates of complications such as dehydration, malnutrition, and pneumonia. In a new study published ...
Neuroscience Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Electric current is the rate of flow of electric charge. The electric charge that flows is carried by, for example, mobile electrons in a conductor, ions in an electrolyte or both in a plasma.
The SI unit of electric current intensity is the ampere. Electric current is measured using an ammeter.
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