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2014-01-03 08:24:03

ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Why is there a gap between the works of Freud and Einstein when it comes to discovering "self"? Author of What's Your (Analyst's) Diagnosis? Truth (or Fantasy)? An Essay on Human Perception, Dr. Frank Elbert Davis, III, offers readers another thought provoking, insightful read to answer this question in The Nature of Science Today - Denial of THE Truth "Forms" as Reality. He focuses upon "the greater consciousness" of persons who...

2011-02-16 06:59:00

ANTWERP, Belgium, February 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Master portraitist Peter Engels painted Hippocrates, the father of medicine. Bart Maes of the organic food company Noble-House and art collector paid 45,000 euros for the painting. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110216/437467 ) The Greek philosopher Hippocrates lived 400 years BC. Even in his era, he urged people to stay healthy with natural, unrefined foods. He spoke the wise words "Let food be your medicine",...

2010-02-04 13:00:00

A study by British and Belgian researchers found that a man who had been presumed to be in a vegetative state for five years, can communicate "yes" and "no" using only his thought patterns, Reuters reported. The researchers said the man sustained a severe traumatic brain injury in a traffic accident in 2003. He remained physically unresponsive and was presumed to be in a vegetative state for five years. The study results, published in the authoritative New England Journal of Medicine, said...

2009-11-23 12:52:20

For 23 years, Rom Houben was trapped inside his paralyzed body, after doctors had mistaken his condition to be a coma following a car crash. The 46-year-old man was unable to communicate with doctors or family members, who believed him to be in a long-term coma. "I screamed, but there was nothing to hear," said Houben. "I dreamed myself away," he said. "Frustration is too small a word to describe what I felt." Doctors at the hospital in Zolder, Belgium used the Glasgow Coma Scale to grade...

2009-07-21 18:44:40

A sixteen-month study of consensus-based diagnosis of patients with disorders of consciousness has shown that 41% of cases of minimally conscious state (MCS) were misdiagnosed as vegetative state (VS), a condition associated with a much lower chance of recovery. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Neurology have demonstrated that standardized neurobehavioral assessment is more sensitive than diagnoses determined by clinical consensus.Steven Laureys, from the University of...

Word of the Day
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.