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2014-02-06 12:27:58

Several Emerging Therapies are Poised to Provide Improvements in Safety and Tolerability and/or Delivery, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that greater reduction in pain intensity and a greater patient responder rate (measured by the percentage of patients reporting at least 30 percent or at least 50 percent reduction in pain intensity from baseline) are the top two areas of unmet need in painful...

Amputee Feels Sensory Rich Information In Real-time With Bionic Hand
2014-02-06 10:59:41

[ Watch The Video: Amputee Feels in Real-Time with Bionic Hand ] Hillary Sanctuary - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Dennis Aabo Sorensen is the first amputee in the world to feel sensory rich information -- in real-­time -- with a prosthetic hand wired to nerves in his upper arm; Sorensen could grasp objects intuitively and identify what he was touching while blindfolded. Nine years after an accident caused the loss of his left hand, Dennis Aabo Sørensen from Denmark...

Spending A Week In Darkness May Improve Hearing Loss
2014-02-06 06:02:44

[ Watch the Video: Lights Out For Your Hearing ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It has long been known that if you take away once sense from a person, the other four will become more finely tuned. A new study, published in Neuron, reveals that minimizing a person's sight for as little as a week may help improve the brain's ability to process hearing. Stevie Wonder and Ray Charles – both blind musicians – are often cited by music experts as examples of how a...

2014-02-05 23:29:07

TRUSS Group LLC participated in the STEM Utah Creativity Unleashed campaign launched last week, providing the logo design and other creative services. Payson, Utah (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 TRUSS Group LLC proudly participated in the STEM Utah Creativity Unleashed campaign launched last week by Utah Governor Gary Herbert at the Neil Armstrong Academy last week. STEM is aimed at young students; encouraging them to study and peruse future careers in science, technology, engineering and...

Fruit Flies Are Relentless Party Crashers
2014-02-05 13:30:09

University of Washington That fruit fly joining you just moments after you poured that first glass of cabernet, has just used its poppy-seed-sized brain to conduct a finely-choreographed search, one that’s been described for the first time by researchers at the University of Washington. The search mission is another example of fruit flies executing complex behaviors with very little “computational” power, their brains having 100,000 neurons compared to house flies with 300,000...

How Do Honeybees Taste?
2014-02-05 11:29:13

Frontiers New research on the ability of honeybees to taste with claws on their forelegs reveals details on how this information is processed, according to a study published in the open-access journal, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. Insects taste through sensilla, hair-like structures on the body that contain receptor nerve cells, each of which is sensitive to a particular substance. In many insects, for example the honeybee, sensilla are found on the mouthparts, antenna and the...

Brain Edits, Splices Past Memories With Current Events
2014-02-05 10:26:18

[ Watch the Video: Brains Edits Past Memories ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While we may like to think of our brains as a video camera that records events exactly as they happen, a new study from scientists at Northwestern University has found that the brain acts more like an editing studio, cutting and splicing past events based on present circumstances. "When you think back to when you met your current partner, you may recall this feeling of love and...

2014-02-04 23:30:51

Sciatica Self Treatment designed by Starr Horton is the latest program that teaches people how to cure their sciatic nerve pain and lower back pain quickly and easily. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if Sciatica Self Treatment is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Sciatica (sciatic nerve pain) is the pain in the lower extremity resulting from irritation of the sciatic nerve. Sciatica Self Treatment is a new solution for those people who want to...

2014-02-04 23:28:36

According to clinical psychologist Dr. Larisa Wainer with Morris Psychological Group in Parsippany, NJ, sex is important to the long-term success of their relationship, but what's important to remember is that passion and sexual attraction will fade if not nurtured and made a priority among the pressures and stresses of daily life. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 All marriages change over time as the excitement and romantic charge of early days mellow into a more...

2014-02-04 23:25:37

Ohio Psychological Association and American Psychological Association offer tips for a heart healthy lifestyle. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 With all the focus on romance and love around Valentine’s Day, the most important aspect of the heart is often overlooked—its health. February is National Heart Month and a time when Americans should remember that there are simple steps they can take to reduce their risk of heart disease. The American Psychological Association’s...


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Spectrophobia
2013-12-24 12:23:34

Spectrophobia is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors. Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection. In general, an individual suffering from this phobia has been traumatized in an event where they believe they have seen or heard apparitions or ghosts. The individual could also become traumatized by television shows, nightmares, or horror films. This fear could be the result of a trauma...

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