• So that some people sensitise to it is inevitable - there are obvious parallels with chemical sensitivity. (drmyhill.co.uk)
  • The rate at which people are experiencing a barrage of health problems such as rashes, allergies, respiratory problems, difficulties focusing mentally due to fragrances and a gambit of other chemical sensitivities to cleaning supplies, off-gassing clothes, furniture, varnishes, new carpets etc. , is rising substantially. (drjudynd.com)
  • A new research study has determined that a gene linked with physical pain sensitivity is also associated with social pain sensitivity. (psychcentral.com)
  • With more research to understand exactly how the mutation impacts pain sensitivity, and to see what other genes might be involved, we could identify novel targets for drug development," said co-author Professor Anna Maria Aloisi (University of Siena), who was part of the team that initially identified the Marsili family's distinctive condition. (medindia.net)
  • how many levels does pressure sensitivity support? (apple.com)
  • In the video, embedded below, the company demos an unreleased iPad version of its Autograph application with built-in pressure sensitivity function. (macworld.com)
  • There is, however, a slight delay between the pen's movement and the lines drawn on the screen, which Ten One attributes to its "inefficient vector drawing code," rather than some inherent flaw in either the iPad hardware or the pressure-sensitivity code. (macworld.com)
  • Ten One Design says it would be happy to release these capabilities as a free software library for all developers to download and incorporate into their programs, but the information used in both pressure sensitivity and palm rejection involves the use of private frameworks, which Apple does not allow . (macworld.com)
  • The company is still hoping Apple will update iOS's existing UIKit framework to allow public access to the necessary information, but for now, pressure-sensitivity remains nothing more than a proof of concept. (macworld.com)
  • Updated: New pen displays offer high screen resolution and colour gamut and 8.192 levels of pressure sensitivity. (cgchannel.com)
  • New Adonit stylus gives 2,048 levels of pressure sensitivity, like a Cintiq - and it supports SketchBook Pro. (cgchannel.com)
  • While there has been a lot of effort expended to better constrain estimates of sensitivity over the past several decades, little progress has been made in narrowing the range. (cato.org)
  • There are three main methodologies that have been used in the literature to constrain sensitivity: The first is to focus on a time in the past when the climate was different and in quasi-equilibrium, and estimate the relationship between the relevant forcings and temperature response (paleo constraints). (realclimate.org)
  • So in order to constrain the climate sensitivity from the paleo-data, we need to find a period under which our restricted subsystem is stable - i.e. all the boundary conditions are relatively constant, and the climate itself is stable over a long enough period that we can assume that the radiation is pretty much balanced. (realclimate.org)
  • Many of the symptoms of food sensitivities including vomiting, diarrhea, blood in the stool, eczema, urticaria (hives), skin rashes, wheezing and runny noses, are associated with an allergic reaction to specific foods. (whfoods.com)
  • 1. a natural sensitivity, similar to other idiopathic or allergic reactions, which is not typical of the general population. (ei-resource.org)
  • When the syndrome was first described, it was thought to be a reaction similar to an allergic or immunologic disorder, but with the sensitivity to man-made chemicals found in our modern environment. (uspharmacist.com)
  • The combination of small size and high Q endows these devices with excellent detection sensitivity. (pnas.org)
  • The application of CPT-based magnetometers to cardiosignal detection has been demonstrated showing a sensitivity of 1 pT/Hz 1/2 in an unshielded environment [ 4 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Sensitivity of Single-Molecule Array Assays for Detection of Clostridium difficile Toxins in Comparison to Conventional Laboratory Testing Algorithms Guidelines recommend the use of an algorithm for the laboratory diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI). (tripdatabase.com)
  • HPV testing in first-void urine provides sensitivity for CIN2+ detection comparable to a physician-taken smear or brush-based self-sample: cross-sectional data from a triage population. (tripdatabase.com)
  • The early detection of a possible disease that may cause sensitivity to light is important, as some infections can lead to the loss of sight if left untreated. (vetinfo.com)
  • The 3M™ Petrifilm™ High-Sensitivity Coliform Count Plate accommodates 5 mL samples and detection of low levels of confirmed coliforms in 24 hours. (3m.com)
  • Sensitivity (also called the true positive rate , the recall , or probability of detection in some fields) measures the proportion of positives that are correctly identified as such (e.g. the percentage of sick people who are correctly identified as having the condition). (wikipedia.org)
  • However, in Christmas 2006 I had a severe bout of biliary colic and eventually had my gall bladder removed (yet another condition I now know may be linked to gluten sensitivity), but my health continued to deteriorate after the operation. (bmj.com)
  • 1 Salt sensitivity therefore refers to the propensity for changes in salt intake to produce meaningful increases in mean arterial pressure (MAP). (ahajournals.org)
  • Photosensitivity (or sun sensitivity) is inflammation of the skin induced by the combination of sunlight and certain medications or substances. (medicinenet.com)
  • New evidence suggests that this heat sensitivity is also found in humans with comparable RyR1 mutations. (redorbit.com)
  • The finding gives hope for young athletes and soldiers with abnormal heat sensitivity, especially those who must wear heavy gear that does not allow them to expend the heat generated with exercise. (redorbit.com)
  • This is with the heat sensitivity is really disappointing since I really do love summer. (medhelp.org)
  • Salt Sensitivity of Angiogenesis Inhibition-Induced Blood Pressure Rise Novelty and Significance Role of Interstitial Sodium Accumulation? (ahajournals.org)
  • 2 In addition, the landmark work of Weinberger and colleagues provided convincing evidence that normotensive subjects who demonstrated salt sensitivity had a subsequent cumulative mortality that rivaled that of hypertensive patients. (ahajournals.org)
  • A genetic predisposition for salt sensitivity and salt-sensitive hypertension was conclusively demonstrated by Dahl, who bred 2 strains of rats that were derived from the Sprague-Dawley line and were either susceptible or resistant to the hypertensive effects of a high salt diet. (ahajournals.org)
  • 7 In recent years, a genetic cause for salt sensitivity has been vigorously pursued, with a particular focus on the kidney, since elegant studies by Guyton and associates showed the integral role of this organ in blood pressure regulation. (ahajournals.org)
  • Acquired forms of kidney injury also can produce salt sensitivity in rats. (ahajournals.org)
  • Interesting work from Johnson and associates 10 showed that a variety of insults can damage the tubulo-interstitium and renal microvasculature and result in salt sensitivity, sometimes without producing other clinical manifestations of renal injury. (ahajournals.org)
  • In the present issue of Hypertension , de Boer et al 11 have added to the complexity of salt sensitivity. (ahajournals.org)
  • A striking inverse correlation between change in MAP and birth weight was observed, with lower birth weight associating with salt sensitivity. (ahajournals.org)
  • Additional correlative analyses also identified the expected inverse correlation of birth weight with creatinine clearance, but this parameter did not influence the association with salt sensitivity, perhaps because the small number of subjects in the sample limited the power of the study or because of the reduced accuracy of the Cockroft-Gault method to determine glomerular filtration rate. (ahajournals.org)
  • These plates reduce overall testing costs and allow producers to easily conform to higher sensitivity standards. (3m.com)
  • Slow climate feedbacks , especially changes of ice sheet size and atmospheric CO 2 , amplify the total Earth system sensitivity by an amount that depends on the time scale considered. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although it has long been suggested that mu-opioids play a role in social pain - and there are convincing animal models that show this - this is the first human study to link this mu-opioid receptor gene with social sensitivity in response to rejection," Eisenberger said. (psychcentral.com)
  • Warfarin sensitivity is a condition in which individuals have a low tolerance for the drug warfarin. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Warfarin sensitivity does not appear to cause any health problems other than those associated with warfarin drug treatment. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The prevalence of warfarin sensitivity is unknown. (medlineplus.gov)
  • While it is unclear how many of these events are due to warfarin sensitivity, the most common sign is excessive internal bleeding, which often occurs when individuals with warfarin sensitivity are given too much of the medication. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The polymorphisms associated with warfarin sensitivity often differ by population and ethnic background. (medlineplus.gov)
  • As a result, the drug remains active in the body for a longer period of time, leading to warfarin sensitivity. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Individuals develop warfarin sensitivity because a lower warfarin dose is needed to inhibit the VKORC1 enzyme, as there is less functional enzyme that needs to be suppressed. (medlineplus.gov)
  • which means one copy of the altered gene in each cell is sufficient to result in warfarin sensitivity. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Warfarin sensitivity testing helps determine if a person may be more sensitive (i.e., require lower doses) or, less commonly, resistant (i.e., require higher doses) to treatment with warfarin because of his or her genetic makeup. (labtestsonline.org)
  • However, in the global mean, these changes sum to zero (or very close to it), and so the global mean sensitivity to global mean forcings is huge (or even undefined) and not very useful to understanding the eventual ice sheet growth or carbon cycle feedbacks. (realclimate.org)
  • The thought-experiment of a CO 2 doubling has of course no counterpart in reality, but provides a single number to describe Earth´s sensitivity to carbon dioxide, as well as other forcings such as methane and aerosol particles that might affect climate. (mpg.de)
  • Estimating climate sensitivity based on observations is further challenging, both because climate forcings which are the presumed causes of past climate change and the state of the climate itself are too poorly observed and understood. (mpg.de)
  • However, the adoption of the models is limiting because of variability in animal sensitivity and the inability of other investigators to consistently reproduce the PD neuropathology. (nii.ac.jp)
  • Dr. Mauritsen's group studies how dynamic and moist processes, clouds and convection act to determine Earth´s climate sensitivity, alter its hydrological cycle, and amplify or dampen natural variability such as El Niño. (mpg.de)
  • Sensitivity and uncertainty analysis is often thought of as one activity, relating to the study of variability in a system model. (sandia.gov)
  • A company can use sensitivity analysis to identify the best data to be collected for future analyses to evaluate basic assumptions regarding investment and return on investment (ROI), or to optimize the allocation of assets and resources. (investopedia.com)
  • Sensitivity analyses were conducted to test the robustness of the results, including direct MAIC between IVT-AFL T&E (ALTAIR) and RBZ T&E (CANTREAT and TREX-AMD trials).Results: Six randomized controlled trials (RCTs) (ALTAIR, VIEW 1 and 2, CATT, CANTREAT, and TREX) were included in the analysis. (nii.ac.jp)
  • Parameter sensitivity analyses have been widely applied to industrial problems for evaluating parameter significance, effects on responses, uncertainty influence, and so forth. (hindawi.com)
  • If variations in foundational inputs or assumptions significantly change outcomes, sensitivity analysis can be employed to determine how changes in inputs, definitions or modeling can improve the accuracy or robustness of any results. (investopedia.com)
  • We've also addressed the "low sensitivity" claims of Roy Spencer , David Evans , and Christopher Monckton . (skepticalscience.com)
  • It becomes a bit frustrating that these few "skeptics" continue to claim with such certainty that sensitivity is low, and in such a misleading fashion (i.e. saying "we" rather than "the work of a few like Lindzen and Spencer"), even though we have debunked this myth many times before. (skepticalscience.com)
  • This includes Dr. Roy Spencer, who has frequently argued that the Earth's climate sensitivity is low enough that global warming should only be very mild in the future (for example, in his 'silver bullet' and 'blunders' , as Dr. Barry Bickmore described them). (skepticalscience.com)
  • In the study, researchers collected saliva samples from 122 participants to assess which form of the OPRM1 gene they had and then measured sensitivity to rejection in two ways. (psychcentral.com)
  • First, participants completed a survey that measured their self-reported sensitivity to rejection. (psychcentral.com)
  • What we found is that individuals with the rare form of the OPRM1 gene, who were shown in previous work to be more sensitive to physical pain, also reported higher levels of rejection sensitivity and showed greater activity in social pain-related regions of the brain - the dorsal anterior cingulate cortex and anterior insula - in response to being excluded," Eisenberger said. (psychcentral.com)
  • we wanted to look at Earth-system climate sensitivity, which includes the effects of long-term feedbacks such as change in continental ice-sheets, terrestrial ecosystems and greenhouse gases other than CO2. (treehugger.com)
  • The disciplines of physics and chemistry often employ sensitivity analysis to evaluate results and conclusions. (investopedia.com)
  • To evaluate information relevant to children's sensitivity to both ELF and RF EMFs and to identify research needs, the World Health Organization held an expert workshop in Istanbul, Turkey, in June 2004. (aappublications.org)
  • Sensitivity analysis is an analysis method that is used to identify how much variations in the input values for a given variable will impact the results for a mathematical model. (investopedia.com)
  • Sensitivity analysis is concerned with the uncertainty inherent in mathematical models where the values for the inputs used in the model can vary. (investopedia.com)
  • The clearance measurement range is approximately 2 mm around the central point fixed at 3.2 mm from the probe tip, and the sensitivity of the probe is 61.73 mm-1. (tripdatabase.com)
  • I spy with my little eye: a simple behavioral assay to test color sensitivity on digital displays Passive and interactive virtual reality (VR) environments are becoming increasingly popular in the field of behavioral neuroscience. (tripdatabase.com)