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TAVR, Metamaterial, 3-D Print, Aortic Stent

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Elderly, Obesity, Exercise

Older Obese Adults Can Benefit From Moderate Exercise

Moderate-intensity exercise can help even extremely obese older adults improve their ability to perform common daily activities and remain independent, according to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

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skin, wettability, human skin, PH, Surfactants, Binghamton, Binghamton University, SUNY Binghamton, State University of New York at Binghamton, soap, cleansers, Cosmetics, Tissue, skin tissue, Biomedical Engineering, Engineering, Shampoo, shaving cream, Bacteria, biointegrated electronics

Ingredient Found in Soap Can Alter ‘Wettability’ of Your Skin

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It’s possible to alter the wettability of your skin using an ingredient commonly found in cosmetic cleaners, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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Scilight, Scientific Research, science publishing, science communication, AIP Publishing

Announcement: Scilight -- New From AIP Publishing

The American Institute of Physics and AIP Publishing are pleased to announce the launch of Scilight -- brief written summaries of research articles emphasizing the significance of a contribution to a field of science. Scilight benefits both journal authors and the scientific community by giving authors another way to promote their research and a place for scientists and science enthusiasts to quickly and easily scan the latest, important breakthroughs in the world of physics.

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Fertility, Acupuncture, Eastern Medicine, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, PCOS, Clomiphene

Acupuncture May Not Be Effective in Treating Infertility

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Acupuncture, alone or with the medication clomiphene, does not appear to be effective in treating infertility in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), according to a new international study including Penn State College of Medicine.

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transcranial direct current stimulation, tDCS, Mobility Limitation , Parkinson's Disease, Physical Therapy, physical medicine and rehabilitation

Transcranial Stimulation and/or Physical Therapy Improves Walking Speed in Parkinson’s Disease

Noninvasive brain stimulation and physical therapy—alone or in combination—improve some measures of walking ability in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD), concludes a clinical trial in the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, the official journal of the Association of Academic Physiatrists. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

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Wolters Kluwer Named SIIA Education Technology CODiE Award Finalist for Best Student Assessment Solution

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced that Lippincott PassPoint was named a 2017 SIIA CODiE Award finalist in the Best Student Assessment Solution category. Finalists represent applications, products and services from providers of educational software, digital content, online learning services and related technologies encompassing pre-K through post-secondary sectors. Lippincott PassPoint is part of a suite of comprehensive digital nursing education solutions.

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Sensitive Faces Helped Dinosaurs Eat, Woo and Take Temperature, Suggests Study

Dinosaurs' faces might have been much more sensitive than previously thought, and crucial to tasks from precision eating and testing nest temperature to combat and mating rituals, according to a University of Southampton study.

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transient electronics, circuit board, Polymers, silver nanowires, Vanderbilt U, engineeering

Cotton Candy Capillaries Lead to Circuit Boards That Dissolve When Cooled

Applications include information or devices that could be implanted in humans and destroyed by applying ice.







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