News tagged with electronic system
Using a miniature electronic device implanted in the brain, scientists have tapped into the internal reward system of mice, prodding neurons to release dopamine, a chemical associated with pleasure.
Neuroscience Apr 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress)—The endothelium, the cellular layer lining the body's blood vessels, is extremely resilient. Measuring just a few hundred nanometers in thickness, this super-tenuous structure routinely ...
Medical research May 16, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1 |
A bedside electronic device that measures eye movements can successfully determine whether the cause of severe, continuous, disabling dizziness is a stroke or something benign, according to results of a small study led by ...
Cardiology Mar 05, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists who built a synthetic gene circuit that allowed for the precise tuning of a gene's expression in yeast have now refined this new research tool to work in human cells, according to research published online in Nature Co ...
Genetics Feb 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—Decision support strategies can help reduce the over-prescription of antibiotics for acute bronchitis in primary care settings, according to a study published online Jan. 14 in JAMA Internal Me ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
One of the first studies to compare patients who see their doctors in person to those who receive care through the Internet, known as an e-visit, underscores both the promise and the pitfalls of this technology.
Health Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new study from the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute shows that a two-hour exposure to electronic devices with self-luminous "backlit" displays causes ...
Medical research Aug 27, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (6) | 2 |
Dozens of hospitals across the country lost access to crucial electronic medical records for about five hours during a major computer outage last month, raising fresh concerns about whether poorly designed technology can ...
Health Aug 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay News) -- Malpractice claims dipped dramatically among Massachusetts physicians after they began using electronic medical records, according to new research, although it's not clear whether the ...
Health Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
More than 1 million youths ages 15-24 have sexually transmitted infections (STIs) caused by Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhea. Many others, however, are unaware they are infected because they have not been tested.
Other Apr 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study evaluating off-label prescribing of medications in a primary care network in Canada suggests the practice is common, although it varies by medication, patient and physician characteristics, according to a report published ...
Medications Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The nation's transition to electronic medical records, now in full swing, risks overlooking potential patient safety problems, independent advisers warned the Obama administration Tuesday.
Health Nov 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Technology developed at the University of Cambridge to detect peripheral visual field loss in young children will enable the earlier detection of brain tumours, potentially saving sight and lives.
Medical research Oct 12, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
She's a biologist investigating microbial genomics. He studies protein structures using electron microscopy. Put them together and their research opens doors.
Medical research Jun 06, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
How cells regulate their own function by "accelerating and braking" is important basic knowledge when new intelligent medicines are being developed, or when plant cells are tweaked to produce more bioenergy. In a study published ...
Medical research May 15, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0