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Low Strength Brain Stimulation May Be Effective For Depression

Elsevier B.V. Brain stimulation treatments, like electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), are often effective for the treatment of depression. Like antidepressant medications, however, they typically have a...

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2014-07-23 23:11:33

Theravent® Advanced Nightly Snore Therapy, a clinically proven therapy to reduce or eliminate snoring, proudly announces two new snoring therapies. These new snoring therapies, Theravent LITE and Theravent MAX, will join the already successful Theravent REGULAR strength, to help address the full spectrum of snoring, from light, to moderate and heavy snoring. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Theravent® Advanced Nightly Snore Therapy is the first and only FDA-cleared Expiratory...

2014-07-16 23:01:50

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers recently received funding to develop neural implant technology capable of recording brain signals to to better understand how the brain works during memory retrieval. Livermore, California (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Livermore scientists are developing electrode array technology for monitoring brain activity as part of a collaborative research project with UC San Francisco to better understand how the neural circuitry of the brain works during...

2014-07-14 23:01:56

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Global Electrodes for Medical Devices Market: Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/electrodes-medical-devices.html (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research “Electrodes for Medical Devices Market (Diagnostic Electrodes – ECG, EEG, EMG, ERG...

2014-07-10 23:06:41

ChanTest announces development of newly validated and re-engineered cells to support a critical element of the drug discovery process for the biopharmaceutical industry. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Understanding the need for better quality and higher consistency in ion channel-expressing cell lines, and the gap that currently exists in this area, ChanTest has recently developed new cells that expand its industry-leading portfolio of validated ion channel and GPCR cell lines....

Explaining Brain Circuitry By Dodging Dots
2014-07-09 03:49:18

Brown University A neuroscience study provides new insight into the primal brain circuits involved in collision avoidance, and perhaps a more general model of how neurons can participate in networks to process information and act on it. In the study, Brown University neuroscientists tracked the cell-by-cell progress of neural signals from the eyes through the brains of tadpoles as they saw and reacted to stimuli including an apparently approaching black circle. In so doing, the...

Newborn Night-Waking Has A Detrimental Health Impact On Parents
2014-07-09 09:11:48

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the hardest parts of new parenthood is never getting enough sleep. Once an hour, every night, the baby cries out for food, comfort, or to be cleaned. Most new parents report feeling more exhausted in the morning than they did the night before. Professor Avi Sadeh led a team of researchers from Tel Aviv University's (TAU) School of Psychological Sciences to conduct the first study to examine why interrupted sleep can be as...

Sleep Studies Find Contradictory Results Pertaining To Lunar Cycles
2014-07-09 07:36:29

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online Ask any emergency room nurse or doctor and they will tell you that the effect on human behavior of a full moon cannot be denied. Besides anecdotal accounts of general human lunacy when the moon looms large in the night sky, there has been murmurs for some time in the scientific community that the Earth's natural satellite also affects our sleep. All studies thus far have been inconclusive. As reported in Time Magazine and other...

2014-07-08 04:21:32

ST. LOUIS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Navy and NASA researchers have each examined the impact of sleep in individuals living and working underwater but researchers with Clayton Sleep Institute (CSI) in St. Louis are hoping to gain new insight with a study in cooperation with Fabien Cousteau's Mission 31. The study teams the sleep researchers with aquanauts to examine how factors such as low light exposure, ambient pressure, air gas mixtures, stress and isolation may...

2014-07-02 23:07:17

Academy Diagnostics, a regional leader in pediatric and adult sleep and EEG services, achieves the international gold-standard for quality and safety. For more pediatric sleep & epilepsy news: http://pedzzz.blogspot.com. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Academy Diagnostics Sleep Center in Houston recently received full program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). Focusing on infants and children, Academy reaches out to an underserved population for sleep...

2014-06-30 14:58:42

Duke University New technique could show transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) treating depression and other disorders Engineers and neuroscientists at Duke University have developed a method to measure the response of an individual neuron to transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) of the brain. The advance will help researchers understand the underlying physiological effects of TMS -- a procedure used to treat psychiatric disorders -- and optimize its use as a therapeutic treatment....


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Electrooculography
2012-12-31 11:47:45

Electrooculography, sometimes shortened to EOG, is the tracing of electricity used for operation of the retina in different phases, specifically the resting potential. The results are recorded on an electrooculogram. These are interpreted for opthalmological diagnosis and in recording eye movements. Eye movement measurements: Usually, pairs of electrodes are placed either above and below the eye or to the left and right of the eye. If the eye is moved from the center position towards one...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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