Neither of these ongoing parties endorse or suggest any commercial products, services, or equipment.. 6MWT wording switch could enhance serial utility By Kirsty Oswald, medwireNews Reporter Researchers have found that the distance patients cover during the 6-minute walk test depends upon the instructions they are given, indicating that changing the current protocol may enhance the reproducibility and accuracy of the test. Patients walked the shortest distances through the leisure and regular walks, at 354 m and 413 m, respectively. The furthest was walked by them through the fast walk, at a mean of 547 m, that was significantly further than the mean of 494 m through the standard walk. General, 87.5 percent of patients walked further through the fast walk than the standard walk.Program highlights, with times and locations consist of: Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medication Lecture: Unraveling Smell: How are we in a position to differentiate between smells? How does they end up being remembered by the brain? Nobel Laureate Linda Buck, Ph.D., from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Clean., went looking for answers. In 2004 she, along with Richard Axel, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for work on olfactory receptors. Dr. Buck will deliver this yr's Laureate lecture within the APS's annual conference.