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2012-09-06 23:00:16

Illusion Optical Displays announced the winner of their $10,000 Facebook contest with Barbara Wright Design. The contest allowed opticals throughout the country to submit a one to two minute video detailing why they should win a new optical with $5,000 in products from Illusion Optical Displays and $5,000 in design services from Barbara Wright Design. After open voting and judging, Blink Eyecare and Eyewear from Charlotte, North Carolina was announced as the winner. (PRWEB) September 05, 2012...

2012-07-27 10:25:24

New understanding of how the brain processes information from inner ear offers hope for sufferers of vertigo If you have ever looked over the edge of a cliff and felt dizzy, you understand the challenges faced by people who suffer from symptoms of vestibular dysfunction such as vertigo and dizziness. There are over 70 million of them in North America. For people with vestibular loss, performing basic daily living activities that we take for granted (e.g. dressing, eating, getting in and...

2012-07-16 23:00:22

"The Center for regenerative medicine introduces Genorthix system," according to Roman Garcia PT. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 "The Center for regenerative medicine introduces Genorthix system," according to Roman Garcia PT. "The Genorthix system combines the fractal geometric reconstitutive effect of ultra-sound energy with the re-hydrating and pain reliever properties contained in the Genorthix Penetrating Pain Reliever cream. Now available to the public for the first time a home...

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2012-07-12 13:28:12

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Every kid knows that we taste with our tongues, however those in the know, understand that this is a very rudimentary viewpoint. When it comes to flavor, the tongue is very basic. Most of our experience of flavor comes from our olfactory system: our nose and sinuses. Professor Barry Smith, director of the Centre for the Study of the Senses at the University of London, explains, “Not only is it not just about your tongue. Very...

The Visually Impaired Reach For Objects In Space Using Device That Converts Images Into Music
2012-07-05 12:07:20

Research results reported in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience Sensory substitution devices (SSDs) use sound or touch to help the visually impaired perceive the visual scene surrounding them. The ideal SSD would assist not only in sensing the environment but also in performing daily activities based on this input. For example, accurately reaching for a coffee cup, or shaking a friend's hand. In a new study, scientists trained blindfolded sighted participants to perform fast and...

2012-07-02 21:47:03

It's official, news media are a pain "Exposure to media coverage of terrorist missile attacks increases pain levels in people already suffering from chronic pain," according to a new study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers. "Does War Hurt? Effects of Media Exposure After Missile Attacks on Chronic Pain," published in the online version of the Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, showed that exposure to the attacks through the media predicted an...


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Ear
2013-04-30 13:31:11

The ear is an organ from the auditory system that collects sounds, and also balances and enables body position. Formation and Orientation The ear can be broken down into the inner and outer ears. The outer part of the ear is the visible flap (auricle) and ear canal which collects sounds which create pressure that echoes through the middle ear. The inner ear, however, is embedded in the temporal bone. There are hollow areas of the inner ear that are filled with liquids and hair cells...

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