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Neuroscience Method Of Optogenetics As Good As Electrical Stimulation
2013-12-12 17:27:06

Brown University Neuroscientists are eagerly, but not always successfully, looking for proof that optogenetics – a celebrated technique that uses pulses of visible light to genetically alter brain cells to be excited or silenced – can be as successful in complex and large brains as it has been in rodent models. A new study in the journal Current Biology may be the most definitive demonstration yet that the technique can work in nonhuman primates as well as, or even a little better...

Motor Skills Improved After Stroke Using Novel Rehabilitation Device
2013-12-02 09:17:05

Radiological Society of North America Using a novel stroke rehabilitation device that converts an individual's thoughts to electrical impulses to move upper extremities, stroke patients reported improvements in their motor function and ability to perform activities of daily living. Results of the study were presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "Each year, nearly 800,000 people suffer a new or recurrent stroke in the United States,...

RoboRoach Project Not Getting Rave Reviews From PETA
2013-11-01 14:33:01

[ Watch the Video: PETA Doesn’t Like The Idea Of Remote-Controlled Roaches ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Earlier this year a new Kickstarter campaign launched that allowed people to fund a project to control cockroaches using an iPhone, and the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is finally speaking out against the project, months later. RoboRoach is a device that hijacks a cockroach’s antennae, allowing a user to tell the insect to turn...

Mollii Garment Could Provide Treatment For Brain Damage Or Neurological Disorders
2013-10-14 08:22:35

KTH Royal Institute of Technology Improved range of motion and reduced pain for people with brain injuries and neurological disorders may now be available with a specially-designed elastic body suit fitted with electrodes, which was designed at Stockholm’s KTH Royal Institute of Technology in collaboration with health care and business partners. The Mollii garment provides an alternative to painful treatments and surgery, by treating the body with electrical stimulation to ease...

2013-09-07 23:02:49

Superior Magnetics for Pain Free Living announced US Naval Doctors are using Piezoelectric stimulators for pain relief. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 07, 2013 Pain Free Living web: SuperiorMagnetics.com, a leader in developing alternative pain relief products announced US Naval Doctors are researching the usage of the Piezoelectric Stimulator to relieve pain. In San Diego, California US Naval doctors have been using piezoelectric stimulators for a variety of pain symptoms. The...

2013-08-29 23:26:47

Superior Magnetics for Pain Free Living announced Doctors in the US Navy are using Piezoelectric stimulators for pain relief. Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Pain Free Living web: SuperiorMagnetics.com, a leader in innovative pain relief products, announced US Navy Doctors are using the Piezoelectric Stimulator. Naval doctors at Naval Medical Center in San Diego, California have been using piezo stimulators for a variety of pain symptoms. The piezoelectric stimulator uses...

2013-08-16 23:22:46

Superior Magnetics for Pain Free Living announced it is manufacturing piezoelectric stimulators which have been used by Naval Doctors for pain relief. Sioux Falls, South Dakota (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 Pain Free Living web: SuperiorMagnetics.com, a leader in innovative pain relief products is excited announce it is manufacturing piezoelectric stimulators. The piezoelectric stimulator uses electrical stimulation to restore proper electrical flow. Naval doctors at Naval Medical Center in San...


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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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