Showing posts from June, 2010

Heart surgeons detects cancer risks in blood pressure doses

University Hospitals Case Medical Center heart surgeon have revealed new study indicating an expanded risk of cancer with a group of blood pressure medicines known as angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs).

This type of drugs is applied along millions of patients not alone for high blood pressure but also for coronary failure, cardiovascular risk diminution and diabetic nephropathy.

University Hospitals Group lately accomplished a meta-analysis from almost 60,000 patients arbitrarily delegated to take either an ARB or a moderate medicine. Their determinations are released online today at The Lancet Oncology.

The Scientists discovered that patients that used ARBs has "significantly increased risk of new cancer" equated to control patients.

"We have found the risk of new cancers was increased with these medications by 8-11 percent," alleged Dr. Ilke Sipahi, associate director of coronary failure and organ transplant "Most importantly, risk of lung cancer was incr…

Americans experience most radiation from medical exam scans

Americans acquire the virtually all medical radiation in the global, even to a higher degree than people in other productive countries. The United States scores for half of the modernest operations that use radiation, and the normal American's dose has matured six times across the last couple of 10s.

Excessively exposure to medical radioactivity elevates the risk of cancer. That risk is growing because folks in day-after-day positions are getting imaging tests far too often. Imaging scan is one of the basic and insidious. CT scans — "super X-rays" that give fast, exceedingly elaborated images — have soared engaged across the last 10 years, frequently substituting tests that do not call for radiation, such as ultrasound and MRI, or MRI.

Radiation sickness is a shrouded danger — you do not experience it once you get it, and any harm commonly does not come out for years. Admitted one by one, exams that use radiation brings petty risk. Across time the dose cumulates.


Amazing House in SwitzerlandHouse in Switzerland

Sensational house, projected by SeARCH and Christian Muller Architects, is fully integrated in the alpine landscape of Vals, Switzerland. The outstanding characteristic of Christian Müller Architects is an crazy inventive flexibility in project-approach. Contents are demerged, imparted and blended again with ease.

A Look at Your Brain When Epiphany Strikes

Researchers are applying the latest neuroscience tools to break open the black box of the mind to expose the mysteries of our decision-making process. From CEOs to firefighters, how does each individual brain make decisions? And how can we make those decisions better?

Robot Controlled by Monkey Brain

In a extraordinary presentation of brain-machine user interface engineering, scientists at the University of Pittsburgh have schooled a monkey to expend only its thoughts to manipulate an advanced robotic arm and execute detailed maneuvers with it.

There were other experiments monkey with brain detectors planted in its brains has commanded robotic devices with brain. This experiment with robot arm is likely the most complex system a monkey was involved with.

In this brain-robotic experiment, the monkey underwent 2 brain implants: the first brain implant in the hand area and the second in the arm area of its motor cortex. These two brain implants detects the pulses of motor neurons and beam this information to a computer, which interprets the patterns into controls for the robotic arm.

Two years ago, Dr. Schwartz and his team instructed a macaque to control a less complicated mechanical arm to feed itself. This was a four-degrees-of-freedom robotic arm with shoulder articulates, an el…

Men of science Alter acquiring Fish Brain to Resemble That of Another Species

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have determined that by using chemicals to control genes in a developing fertilized egg, they have been capable to convert the brain of one type of cichlid fish to resemble that of different. The investigators also ascertained divergences in the general modeling of the brain very early in evolution before working neurons form in a procedure known as neurogenesis. This discovering is at odds with a well-held hypothesis called "late equals large."

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Surface area required to power the whole world by solar power

These 19 contiguous areas show roughly what would be a reasonably responsibility for various areas around the world. They would be further divided many times. A new discovery in solar power may change the world as we know it. A new very-small solar-powered sensor can fit on the face of a penny and barely cover up the date.