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ALL THE SENSES OF A CAT.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Thu 08 Oct 2009 9:27pm Cats can hear sounds that we can't hear, see things that we can't see, and smell and feel the world around us in ways that we can never grasp. These amazing abilities actually landed cats in trouble during the Middle Ages, when they were attributed to Black Magic. Today cats are no longer suspected of those supernatural powers. We now know tha ... Read on »
Functional Restoration Programs by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 18 May 2010 12:00am Image by The U.S. Army via Flickr For additional information, please check out her website RSD(s)/CRPS Advisory The program she attended is Compass Functional Restoration Center in Sacramento, CA, although there are many across the US. Functional Restoration and the Pain Patient We all seek pain relief . Asid ... Read on »
New technologies for the hearing impaired by Jamie C. Patient Expert Posted Tue 24 Apr 2012 7:52pm The folks who are hearing impaired are already suffering from a handicap. To add salt to injury; comes in the difficulty experienced in recognizing and interpreting what other people are trying to communicate to them. Most of these individuals rely only upon the art of reading the lips of the speaker to understand what is being said to ... Read on »
Female Sexual Dysfunction: Definitions, Causes & Potential Treatments by Dr. Jennifer Berman Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 3:55am Female Sexual dysfunction is age-related, progressive and highly prevalent affecting 30-50 percent of women 1,2,3. Based on the National Health and Social Life Survey of 1,749 women, 43 percent experienced sexual dysfunction.4 U.S. population census data reveal that 9.7 million American women ages 50-74 self-report complaints of diminished vaginal ... Read on »
Clinical Wrinkle by Josh Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Apr 2010 2:03am by Anne on April 14, 2010 in Anti-Aging Clinical Wrinkle US Auctions Australian Auctions Austrian Auctions Belgian Auctions Canadian Auctions French Auctions German Auctions Indian Auctions Irish Auctions Italian Auctions Dutch Auctions Polish Auctions Spanish ... Read on »
Damn it’s hot out there. by Vanessa Runs Facebook Posted Wed 07 Jul 2010 12:00am I got up to run at 6 am today in an attempt to avoid the heat, but by the time I got back it was 33C, my water bottle was dry, and I was drenched in sweat. Now that the warmer weather seems to have hit for good, many runners are trying to do the responsible thing by reaching for their sunscreens. But each year the warnings from the na ... Read on »
When writing gives you the willies: Reconsidering 'tactile defensiveness' by Chris Alterio Occupational Therapist Posted Sat 08 Oct 2011 9:00am For as long as I can recall most therapists talk about tactile defensiveness as being an oversensitivity to touch - and that it includes a sympathetic nervous system response that is allegedly 'out of proportion' to the incoming stimulus. The result of this characterization is that most people start looking AT the sense of touch as the primar ... Read on »
PAIN by Barmac Posted Wed 24 Mar 2010 3:53am What is Pain? Is it the awful sensation of something stabbing, burning or stinging or maybe a series of electrical currents which send messages to the brain that the body is going through some sort of trauma or stress situation. Well, both really. In “Wikipedia” it says “Pain, is the unpleasant feeling common to such experiences as s ... Read on »
Structure of Receptor Involved in Cancer, HIV Infection by nih.gov Posted Mon 18 Oct 2010 12:01pm Scientists determined the 3-dimensional structure of a molecule involved in HIV infection and many forms of cancer. The accomplishment sheds light on how the molecule functions. It could also point to ways of locking out HIV and stalling cancer's spread. Structure of a pair of linked CXCR4 molecules (bl ... Read on »
ADHD Insights: D2 Receptors and Executive Function by Chuck Medical Doctor Posted Fri 26 Oct 2012 12:00am Modify Dopamine Metabolism   If you don’t know the science, you’ll be less likely to predict ADHD Medication outcome. D2 Receptor polymorphism may sound like a mouthful, but if you don’t know that those dopamine receptors change genetically, that they vary in their ability to receive dopamine signals, you’ll miss an import ... Read on »