• If you are missing an arm or leg, an artificial limb can sometimes replace it. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Some artificial limbs let you function nearly as well as before. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Dirk, alongside colleagues at Sandia National Laboratories, the University of New Mexico and the MD Anderson Cancer Center, set out to develop a synthetic substance that could act as a scaffold - that is, an artificial structure that can support tissue growth - successfully merging severed nerves with robotic limbs. (wired.com)
  • Another, led by Johns Hopkins scientists, uses brain-implanted micro-arrays to transmit cues to an artificial limb. (wired.com)
  • But if this polymer holds up in subsequent tests, it'll mean prosthetics far more lifelike than even the most impressive artificial limbs currently in development. (wired.com)
  • Most importantly, in the words of Darpa, prosthetics hooked right into the nervous system 'would incorporate the [artificial] limb into the sense-of-self. (wired.com)
  • Todd Kuiken (shown above, with one of his patients) is pioneering development of new surgical procedures to allow amputees to intuitively control artificial limbs. (technologyreview.com)
  • In the Swedish case, Prosthetic limb users were subjected to a different visual trick: Someone visibly touched the artificial hand while out of the patient's sight their arm stump was being stimulated. (fastcompany.com)
  • This device is already so sci-fi-ishly sophisticated it's been dubbed the "Luke arm" after the artificial limb given to Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars movies. (fastcompany.com)
  • Kamen's work was initially aimed at replacing limbs lost by soldiers on duty, but the Luke arm and SmartHand suggest that limb-loss victims of all types, through accidents and as civilian war casualties, have amazing artificial limbs to look forward to in the future. (fastcompany.com)
  • Watch extremely realistic skin for artificial limbs (complete with hair and freckles) get made from beginning to end. (popularmechanics.com)
  • It's not too hard to imagine a Westworld like future, though, when realistic limbs gets combined with medical technology for artificial limbs that can move, look and feel like real ones. (popularmechanics.com)
  • In other words: DARPA wants to understand why neural-recording interfaces are so unreliable, and how failure can be predicted before an amputee is left without the use of an artificial limb. (zdnet.com)
  • But how does the brain encode and integrate such artificial touch and movements of the prosthetic limb? (eurekalert.org)
  • Artificial limbs that can't be burned are often buried along with them. (wsfa.com)
  • Prosthetic limbs are artificial devices that provide a portion of the functions normally provided by natural arms and legs. (wisegeek.com)
  • Unlike the legs of centuries past, these newer prosthetic limbs often feature hydraulics that allow the leg to bend with the aid of an artificial knee joint, as well as balance on a prosthetic foot that mimics the actions of a human foot. (wisegeek.com)
  • Sensors mounted on the device at the point where the artificial arm fits onto the human body helps the wearer achieve more control of the limb, making it easier to operate the mechanism and simulate the natural movements of a human arm. (wisegeek.com)
  • This makes it possible to acquire an artificial limb that fits more comfortably, is easier to operate, and in general provides an enhanced level of service to the wearer. (wisegeek.com)
  • RE-NET aims to develop the technology that will connect artificial limbs to existing nerves and muscles. (engadget.com)
  • The Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO) is a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) of the Government of India. (wikipedia.org)
  • Established on November 30, 1972, ALIMCO manufactures artificial limbs and rehabilitation aids. (wikipedia.org)
  • Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO) is a non-profit making organization, working under the aegis of Govt. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was incorporated in 1972 to take up manufacture and supply of artificial limb components and rehabilitation aids for the benefit of the physically handicapped and started production in 1976. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Artificial Limb & Appliance Service (ALAS) is an NHS Wales organisation providing support, equipment and rehabilitation to people with permanent or long-term impairment. (wikipedia.org)
  • The centres are situated in: Cardiff at Rookwood Hospital (part of the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board) Swansea at Morriston Hospital (part of the Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board) Wrexham at Maelor Hospital (part of the North East Wales NHS Trust) The Artificial Limb & Appliance Service originated during the First World War. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a result, the Disablement Services Authority (DSA) was set up in England to manage the 49 Artificial Limb & Appliance Centres (ALACs) through regional and district health authorities by 1991. (wikipedia.org)
  • By 1998, Garnier had developed a commercial bolt product which he called Artificial Limbs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Misnomer or not, the University of Michigan is touting just such a device, one that it says could have a range of applications-the most exciting of which is a potential ability to restore movement to paralyzed limbs. (technologyreview.com)
  • In an effort to restore movement to paralyzed limbs, a team led by Dr. Lee E. Miller at Northwestern University in Chicago set out to create a neuroprosthesis-a device that replaces lost or impaired nervous system function. (nih.gov)
  • The eight limbs of yoga are traditionally presented as a hierarchical progression, but this linear progression toward an idealized goal tends only to reinforce the dualistic idea that yoga is something to "get. (healthy.net)
  • It may be more helpful to imagine the eight limbs as the arms and legs of a body-connected to one another through the central body of yoga just as a child's limbs grow in proportion to one another, whatever limb of practice we focus upon inevitably causes the other limbs to grow as well. (healthy.net)
  • The Indian toddler who was born with eight limbs is 'functioning well' eight months after surgeons removed her extra limbs, Dr. Sharan Patil told FOX News Channel's Bill O'Reilly Tuesday night . (foxnews.com)
  • Lakshmi Tatma's family and neighbors believed that with eight limbs, the baby was the embodiment of a goddess. (cnn.com)
  • Twirling in a wheeled plastic disc is unremarkable for most 2-year-olds but a big achievement for Lakshmi, a child born with eight limbs who her rural villagers believed was a goddess, not a girl, and who underwent a surgery last fall unlike any her doctors had ever performed. (cnn.com)
  • And when the girl was born during the Festival of Lakshmi and the new mom saw that she had eight limbs, just like the goddess Lakshmi, Poonan and others were convinced that she was the goddess incarnate. (cnn.com)
  • News of her eight limbs spread to Sparsh hospital in Bangalore, one of India's most technologically advanced medical institutions, and to Dr. Sharan Patil, an orthopedic surgeon. (cnn.com)
  • He has removed a foot and leg sprouting from a boy's spine, but he never had encountered a child with eight limbs. (cnn.com)
  • The ring of eight limbs around the mouth in cuttlefish, squids and octopuses are called arms. (wikipedia.org)
  • This process is controlled by a signalling region in the early limb bud known as the polarizing region. (nih.gov)
  • The team then added the Prxl1-Cre transgene, which is associated with early limb bud mesenchyme to produce the conditional Has2 knockout mice. (eurekalert.org)
  • Grafting an early limb bud tip onto a late wing results in duplication of structures, while grafting a late wing bud tip onto an early limb results in a deletion of structures. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cells are specified for each segment in the early limb bud and this population of cells expand out as the limb bud grows. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pain may last up to 10 - 14 hours a day and can vary in severity from mild to debilitating The abnormal "phantom" sensations and pain are usually located in the distal parts of the missing limb. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Ramachandran and colleagues illustrated this hypothesis by showing that stroking different parts of the face led to perceptions of being touched on different parts of the missing limb.Ramachandran argued that the perception of being touched in different parts of the phantom limb was the perceptual correlate of cortical reorganization in the brain. (wikipedia.org)
  • We are proud to share our Life and Limb with it's thousands of other branches who collectively comprise the craft brewing family tree. (ratebeer.com)
  • Life and Limb: The Toll of the Civil War focuses on disabled veterans and their role as symbols of the fractured nation. (nih.gov)
  • Beginning in March 2011, Life and Limb became available as a traveling exhibition free of charge to interested libraries and cultural centers. (nih.gov)
  • Gordon Moyes.com It's an Honour: OBE It's an Honour: AO Life and Limb: the highlights and traumas of Bobby Limb's days in TV and Show Biz. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dr. Stephen Fisher, director of health services at the Baltimore-based Chesapeake Employers Insurance Co., said that getting people the correct type of limb is important for their recovery. (baltimoresun.com)
  • The most commonly used type of limb restraints are fabric restraints. (wikipedia.org)
  • The mesenchymal cells of the limb bud, which stimulate AER formation as well as maintain AER activity, determine what type of limb will form. (wikipedia.org)
  • Researchers estimate that about 1 in every 1,900 babies is born with a limb reduction defect in the United States. (cdc.gov)
  • CDC works with many researchers to study risk factors that can increase the chance of having a baby with limb reduction defects, as well as outcomes of babies with the defect. (cdc.gov)
  • Researchers outfitted study participants with a system that provides a sense of movement in bionic limbs. (zdnet.com)
  • These findings challenge the long-standing belief that the brain is immutable beyond a certain age and are leading researchers to develop new therapies for victims of phantom-limb pain and some spinal-cord injuries. (technologyreview.com)
  • Another patient, called RL, could only experience sensation in his phantom limb if the researchers were more devious. (newscientist.com)
  • In a study that could eventually restore movement to humans' paralyzed limbs, researchers at California's Stanford University have used light to induce muscle contractions in mice . (slashdot.org)
  • It's basically like a hacker contest for prosthetic limbs -- DARPA wants researchers to overload neural systems to find vulnerabilities. (zdnet.com)
  • The lab of Olaf Blanke at EPFL, in collaboration with Andrea Serino at the University Hospital of Lausanne and teams of clinicians and researchers in Switzerland and abroad have successfully mapped out these changes in the cortices of three patients with upper-limb amputations who had undergone TMSR and were proficient users of prosthetic limbs developed by Todd Kuiken and his group at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. (eurekalert.org)
  • Moreover, when investigating the connections between upper-limb maps in both cortices, the researchers found normal connections in the TMSR patients, which were comparable with healthy controls. (eurekalert.org)
  • Human regeneration, he said, is likely still in the future, but not too far off - it's possible one of his current graduate students or postdoctoral researchers will crack it, and limb regeneration will be a part of the medical toolkit. (livescience.com)
  • Pain researchers such as Tamar Makin (Oxford) and Marshall Devor (Hebrew University, Jerusalem) argue that phantom limb pain is primarily the result of "junk" inputs from the peripheral nervous system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some researchers believe that unidentified mutations in WNT3 or other genes involved in limb development may be responsible for the disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • In most cases, a phantom arm hangs straight down at the side when the person sits or stands, but it moves in perfect coordination with other limbs during walking--that is, it behaves like a normal limb. (scientificamerican.com)
  • There are various types of sensations that may be felt: Sensations related to the phantom limb's posture, length and volume e.g. feeling that the phantom limb is behaving just like a normal limb like sitting with the knee bent or feeling that the phantom limb is as heavy as the other limb. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mutations in the WNT3 gene prevent cells from producing functional WNT3 protein, which disrupts normal limb formation and leads to the other serious birth defects associated with tetra-amelia syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
  • DARPA , the military's research arm, said it will launch the next phase of its decade-old Revolutionizing Prosthetics program, which had an original goal to create a fully-functioning, neurally-controlled human limb within five years. (zdnet.com)
  • That's because, in theory, regrowing a human limb should be possible. (livescience.com)
  • It may cause skeletal muscle infarction, avascular necrosis of bones, or necrosis of a part of or an entire limb. (wikipedia.org)
  • This positive feedback loop between the limb mesenchyme and the AER maintains the continued growth and development of the entire limb. (wikipedia.org)
  • The i-Limb prosthetic hand, from Touch Bionics, has individually powered fingers that allow it to perform different types of grips with improved control. (howstuffworks.com)
  • The approach was even able to identify maps of missing (phantom) fingers in the somatosensory cortex of the TMSR patients that were activated through the reinnervated skin regions from the chest or residual limb. (eurekalert.org)
  • By interfacing with residual nerves in the patient's partial limb, some sense of touch by the fingers is restored. (engadget.com)
  • Yu Yamaguchi, M.D., Ph.D., a professor in the Sanford Children's Health Research Center at Burnham and Robert Kosher, Ph.D., a professor in the Center for Regenerative Medicine and Skeletal Development at U.C.H.C. and colleagues showed that transgenic mice, in which Has2 was inactivated in the limb bud mesoderm, had shortened limbs, abnormal growth plates and duplicated bones in the fingers and toes. (eurekalert.org)
  • To regrow a limb, the cells need to know where they are - are they at the very tip of a limb by the fingers, or are they at the elbow joint? (livescience.com)
  • Bionic body parts - Sengeh, who is from Sierra Leone, has found a way to load MRI scans of a patient's limbs onto a multilayer 3D computer to customize the socket design -- a development that could potentially change the industry. (cnn.com)
  • Sengeh has found a way to load MRI scans of a patient's limbs onto a multilayer 3D computer to customize the socket design -- a development that could have a huge impact. (cnn.com)
  • The cells are planned to be injected into the legs of critical limb ischemia patients where they are expected to migrate to oxygen-low areas in the patient's diseased limbs. (ucdavis.edu)
  • Rotationplasty, more commonly known as Van-Nes or Borggreve Rotation, is a limb-sparing medical procedure performed when a patient's leg is amputated at the knee. (wikipedia.org)
  • The i-LIMB Hand is controlled through the use of myoelectric signals, which uses the muscle signals in the patient's residual arm to move the i-LIMB Hand around. (wikipedia.org)
  • Acute limb ischaemia is caused by embolism or thrombosis, or rarely by dissection or trauma. (wikipedia.org)
  • Acute limb ischaemia can occur in patients through all age groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients that smoke and have diabetes mellitus are at a higher risk of developing acute limb ischaemia. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to limb ischemia, other organs can become ischemic, causing: Renal ischemia (nephric ischemia) Mesenteric ischemia Cerebral ischemia Cardiac ischemia In order to treat acute limb ischaemia there are a series of things that can be done to determine where the occlusion is located, the severity, and what the cause was. (wikipedia.org)
  • In treating acute limb ischaemia time is everything. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the worst cases acute limb ischaemia progresses to critical limb ischaemia, and results in death or limb loss. (wikipedia.org)
  • The primary intervention in acute limb ischaemia is emergency embolectomy using a Fogarty Catheter, providing the limb is still viable within the 4-6h timeframe. (wikipedia.org)
  • Critical limb ischaemia is different from acute limb ischaemia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Acute limb ischaemia is a sudden lack of blood flow to the limb, for example caused by an embolus whereas critical limb ischaemia is a late sign of a progressive chronic disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • This scientific statement, said Creager, "provides a comprehensive discussion of the available and investigational tools that clinicians may use to make an accurate diagnosis of critical limb ischemia. (medscape.com)
  • This technique gave participants better control because they could feel their missing hands moving, while they were actually controlling bionic limbs. (zdnet.com)
  • Bionic body parts - The prosthetic socket is the interface between the body and the prosthetic limb. (cnn.com)
  • The i-LIMB Hand is the brand name of world's first commercially available bionic hand invented by David Gow and his team at the Bioengineering Centre of the Princess Margaret Rose Hospital in Edinburgh, and manufactured by Touch Bionics. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Bionic Hand - Best Inventions of 2008 TIME The Queen's Awards For Enterprise Magazine i-limb ultra at touchbionics.com. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients also display involuntary limb movements that occur at periodic intervals anywhere from 20-40 seconds apart. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vilayanur Ramachandran and Diane Rogers-Ramachandran of the University of California, San Diego, studied patients who had lost an arm but could still feel it as a "phantom" limb. (newscientist.com)
  • Patients from as far as Nauru have started coming into the country to access these prosthetic limbs," he said. (fijitimes.com)
  • The proposal follows a 2011 audit by the inspector general for the Department of Health and Human Services that found the agency was spending tens of millions of dollars on limbs that were not necessary, given patients' other health problems. (baltimoresun.com)
  • The policy would create more stringent requirements before Medicare would approve reimbursing patients for limbs. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Now, EPFL scientists have used ultra-high field 7 Tesla fMRI to show how TMSR affects upper-limb representations in the brains of patients with amputations, in particular in primary motor cortex and the somatosensory cortex and regions processing more complex brain functions. (eurekalert.org)
  • This knowledge is important in determining which patients are at risk for limb loss and whom may benefit from revascularization. (medscape.com)
  • A thorough evaluation of limb perfusion is important in the diagnosis of CLI because it can not only enable timely diagnosis but also reduce unnecessary invasive procedures in patients with adequate blood flow or among those with other causes for ulcers, including venous, neuropathic, or pressure changes," the writing group says. (medscape.com)
  • Recent data suggest that toe pressure might be a better predictor of major adverse limb events and tibial disease in patients with CLI, especially in those with isolated below-knee disease. (medscape.com)
  • Patients who may come in need of limb restraints include those who have suffered a head injury, those recovering from seizures (usually multiple ones), have been under anesthesia for a long period of time, or those suffering from mental illness, dementia, or side effects from their treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • As of April 2017, the Best Endovascular Versus Best Surgical Therapy for Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia (BEST-CLI) has enrolled nearly half of the 2100 patients needed to complete the trial.A similar study, BASIL 2 (Bypass Versus Angio plasty in Severe Ischaemia of the Leg), is being conducted in the United Kingdom. (wikipedia.org)
  • Design and Rationale of the Best Endovascular Versus Best Surgical Therapy for Patients With Critical Limb Ischemia (BEST-CLI) Trial. (wikipedia.org)
  • Loss of upper-limb function in patients with following a spinal cord injury is a major barrier to regain autonomy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Reconstructive surgery of the upper limb in tetraplegic patients began during the mid-20th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is because patients with congenital limb deficiency can sometimes, although rarely, experience phantom pains. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, these bizarre conditions - named body integrity identity disorder (BIID) and supernumerary phantom limb, respectively - are now widely believed to have a neurological basis. (scienceblogs.com)
  • The brain does not register the limb as a part of the body, and contains no representation of it, so it is not incorporated into the body image. (scienceblogs.com)
  • An effective neural-prosthetic interface would need to transmit thousands of different signals per second to mimic the behavior of a real limb and its relationship to the brain and body. (wired.com)
  • Like ivy spreading over bare brick, Pons believes, surrounding neurons invaded the fallow cortical area corresponding to the deafferentated limbs, allowing it to respond to stimulation from other parts of the body. (technologyreview.com)
  • Those who are drawn to vigorous physical practice later find themselves being drawn into the quieter, more meditative practices just as each limb is essential for the optimal functioning of your body, every limb of yoga practice is important. (healthy.net)
  • Body-powered prosthetic limbs are controlled by cables connecting them to elsewhere on the body. (howstuffworks.com)
  • The goal: create a neurally-controlled limb that lasts for 70 years and has complete integration with the human body. (zdnet.com)
  • The twin had no head or brain, said Patil, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon who led Lakshmi's 27-hour operation, but Lakshmi absorbed the twin's limbs, kidneys and other body parts. (foxnews.com)
  • Similarly, the Zohar on parshas Vayishlach says that "a person has 248 limbs in his body corresponding to the 248 positive commandments in the Torah … (and) 365 sinews, corresponding to 365 negative commandments and to the 365 days of the year. (ou.org)
  • We see that 248 as the number of limbs in a human body is an issue in and of itself, with halachic ramifications, related to but independent of the matter of the number of mitzvos in the Torah. (ou.org)
  • A phantom limb is the sensation that an amputated or missing limb is still attached to the body and moving correctly with other parts of the body. (emoryhealthcare.org)
  • The city has shelled out $11.5 million to the brilliant young Google engineer whose life and body were shattered by a falling tree limb in Central Park. (nypost.com)
  • Limb restraints are often used on a combative or disoriented patient who is using his/her arms or legs to strike at staff or others, to pull important medical apparatus, such as an IV tube or catheter, out of their body, or to otherwise interfere with their care. (wikipedia.org)
  • A limb (from the Old English lim), or extremity, is a jointed, or prehensile (as octopus arms or new world monkey tails), appendage of the human or other animal body. (wikipedia.org)
  • A phantom limb is the sensation by an amputee that an amputated or missing limb is still attached to the body. (wikipedia.org)
  • Supernumerary phantom limb is a condition where the affected individual believes and receives sensory information from limbs of the body that do not actually exist, and never have existed, in contradistinction to phantom limbs, which appear after an individual has had a limb removed from the body and still receives input from it. (wikipedia.org)
  • Limb body wall complex (LBWC) is a rare fetal malformation of unknown origins. (wikipedia.org)
  • At this time, there is no known cause of Limb Body Wall Complex. (wikipedia.org)
  • Limb Body Wall Complex is a lethal birth defect. (wikipedia.org)
  • During this time interval, the lower limb must support constant changes in alignment of body weight while propelling forward. (wikipedia.org)
  • The human body is able to modulate its limb stiffnesses through various mechanisms with the goal of more effectively interacting with its environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • The body varies the stiffness of its limbs by three primary mechanisms: muscle cocontraction, posture selection, and through stretch reflexes. (wikipedia.org)
  • The selection of body posture also affects the stiffness of the limb. (wikipedia.org)
  • The protein produced from the WNT3 gene is involved in the formation of the limbs and other body systems during embryonic development. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first segment bore a ventral pair of large limbs, known as the antennule, which are about half to two-thirds as long as the body. (wikipedia.org)
  • The other limbs - three pairs in the head region shield and 16 on the body segments - composed of two branches. (wikipedia.org)
  • Body and limbs stout. (wikipedia.org)
  • People with PLMD often do not know the cause of their excessive daytime sleepiness and their limb movements are reported by a spouse or sleep partner. (wikipedia.org)
  • PLMD is diagnosed by first finding PLMS (periodic limb movements of sleep) on a PSG, then integrating that information with a detailed history from the patient and/or bed partner. (wikipedia.org)
  • Their vivid sensory qualities and precise location in space--especially at first--make the limbs seem so lifelike that a patient may try to step off a bed onto a phantom foot or lift a cup with a phantom hand. (scientificamerican.com)
  • It's a similar effect to the solution discovered by V.S. Ramachandran to alleviating phantom limb pain: In his work the brain is fooled into thinking it's getting sensory inputs from a missing limb by an optical illusion with a mirror, and the mental side-effects of this relieve pain. (fastcompany.com)
  • An upper limb neurological examination is part of the neurological examination, and is used to assess the motor and sensory neurons which supply the upper limbs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pare, a French surgeon, noticed this phenomenon in soldiers who felt pain in their amputated limbs. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Wikimedia Commons has media related to Lower limb anatomy . (wikipedia.org)
  • What is particularly exciting is that it will soon be possible to trace the process all the way from establishment of a signalling centre in a small bud of undifferentiated cells right through to final limb anatomy. (nih.gov)
  • This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918) a.The descending limb of the loop of Henle is highly permeable to water and relatively impermeable to solutes such as Na and Cl Physiology: 7/7ch08/7ch08p09 - Essentials of Human Physiology Physiology: 7/7ch07/7ch07p09 - Essentials of Human Physiology University of Illinois College of Medicine Histology image:15804loa from Vaughan, Deborah (2002). (wikipedia.org)
  • Descending limb of loop of Henle This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918) Pawlina, Wojciech and Ross, Michael. (wikipedia.org)
  • The ZPA also plays an important role in initially specifying digit identity, while later maintaining proper AER morphology and continued FGF8 secretion - to ensure proper mitotic activity of the limb bud mesenchyme beneath. (wikipedia.org)
  • Upper limb spasticity can occur from damage to the bones (vertebra) in your neck. (familydoctor.org)
  • The term skeletal limb abnormalities is most often used to describe defects in the legs or arms that are due to a problem with genes or chromosomes, or that occur due to an event that happens during pregnancy. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Although there are many branches to the tree of yoga, from devotional methods to more intellectual approaches, from schools that emphasize service toward others to those that focus on physical purification, Patanja Sutras, clearly defines an eight-limbed path (ashtanga) that forms the structural framework for whatever emphasis upon which an individual wishes to concentrate. (healthy.net)
  • Limbs and Branches is a compilation release from singer/songwriter Jon Foreman that was released October 28, 2008. (wikipedia.org)
  • Limbing (also known as "chasing") in logging is the process of removing branches from the trunk of a fallen tree. (wikipedia.org)
  • Alternatively, limbing can be used to describe the operation on larger branches, and snedding on smaller. (wikipedia.org)
  • Your Love Is Strong" is a single from singer/songwriter Jon Foreman's Spring EP, as well as his first full album, the compilation entitled Limbs and Branches. (wikipedia.org)
  • The second appears on the Limbs and Branches compilation and has a slightly different arrangement, most notably including some additional overdubbed strings throughout the entire song, albeit low in the mix. (wikipedia.org)
  • Skeletal limb abnormalities refers to a variety of bone structure problems in the arms or legs (limbs). (medlineplus.gov)
  • LA JOLLA, Calif., August 12, 2009 -- Investigators at Burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) and the University of Connecticut Health Center (U.C.H.C.) have gained new understanding of the role hyaluronic acid (HA) plays in skeletal growth, chondrocyte maturation and joint formation in developing limbs. (eurekalert.org)
  • Afferent feedback from skeletal muscle triggers a heightened ventilatory response (respiratory drive), and this feedback is augmented in the presence of limb muscle dysfunction. (medscape.com)
  • The lateral plate cells produce the cartilaginous and skeletal portions of the limb while the myotome cells produce the muscle components. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many investigations into the development of the limb skeletal pattern have been influenced by the "positional information" concept proposed by Lewis Wolpert in 1971. (wikipedia.org)
  • In tune with this idea, efforts have been made to identify diffusive signaling molecules (morphogens) that traverse orthogonal axes of developing limbs and determine locations and identities of skeletal elements in a concentration-dependent fashion. (wikipedia.org)
  • In this context, the thin ascending limb of loop of Henle would be included. (wikipedia.org)
  • The thin ascending limb is found in the medulla of the kidney, and the thick ascending limb can be divided into a part that is in the renal medulla and a part that is in the renal cortex. (wikipedia.org)
  • The thick descending limb is less important than the thin descending limb, so often the terms "descending limb" and "thin descending limb" are used interchangeably. (wikipedia.org)
  • King of Limbs. (coachella.com)
  • The King of Limbs: Live from the Basement is a 2011 live video album by the English alternative rock band Radiohead. (wikipedia.org)
  • The King of Limbs: Live from the Basement was aired on several TV channels internationally. (wikipedia.org)
  • The cause of limb reduction defects is unknown. (cdc.gov)
  • Yang QH, Khoury MJ, Olney RS, & Mulinare J. Does periconceptional multivitamin use reduce the risk for limb deficiency in offspring? (cdc.gov)
  • Leg movements that involve one or both limbs. (webmd.com)
  • Dr. Scott was recognized for his research into the coordination and adaptive learning of limb movements and how regions of the brain are involved in these tasks. (queensu.ca)
  • However recent research has shown that people with a variety of medical problems, including Parkinson's disease and narcolepsy , may have frequent periodic limb movements in sleep . (webmd.com)
  • In the case of accurate movements, the central nervous system is able to precisely control limb stiffness to limit movement variability. (wikipedia.org)