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Group Accurately Predicts Epilepsy Seizure In Trial
2013-05-02 18:02:50

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers writing in the journal Lancet Neurology say they have been able to accurately predict epilepsy seizures in humans for the first time. The team, led by Professor Mark Cook, Chair of Medicine at the University of Melbourne and Director of Neurology at St Vincent's Hospital, developed a device that could be implanted between the skull and brain surface to monitor long-term electrical signals in the brain. They worked to...

2005-10-18 23:17:56

MADISON - One of the isomers of conjugated linoleic acid, a group of fatty acids found in milk, is a natural regulator of the COX-2 protein, which plays a significant role in inflammatory disease such as arthritis and cancer, according to a study published by University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers. "It's clear from previous research that conjugated linoleic acid, or CLA, prevents inflammatory damage resulting from immune response," says Mark Cook, a professor of animal science in...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.