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Provided by Maggie Francis, American Heart Association People who visited their doctor at least twice a year were 3.2 times more likely to keep their blood pressure under control than those who saw their doctor once a year or less, according to...

Latest Anatomy Stories

2014-10-24 23:06:59

Professor Charles H. Tegeler, M.D. of Wake Forest School of Medicine shared data with the American Neurological Association on the topic of migraine headache. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Last week, at two separate national scientific meetings, Professor Charles H. Tegeler, M.D. of Wake Forest School of Medicine, delivered presentations of the latest findings from his studies evaluating the use of high-resolution, relational, resonance-based, electroencephalic mirroring...

2014-10-24 23:01:11

A new way to produce engineered skin not only appears to overcome several pitfalls of current skin grafting technologies, it also speeds up the healing process, reduces scarring and produces hair. The method, outlined in the October issue of STEM CELLS Translational Medicine, could represent a breakthrough for treating deep skin injuries that result from severe burns and chronic wounds. Durham, NC (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 A new way to produce engineered skin not only appears to overcome...

2014-10-24 08:26:43

Findings Have Important Implications in the Treatment of Central Nervous System Diseases and Injury ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: RGRX) ("the Company" or "RegeneRx") today reported on data presented at the Fourth International Symposium on Thymosins in Health and Disease in Rome, Italy. "When thymosin beta 4 (TB4) linked with rhodamine (a fluorescent tracer dye) was injected into the peritoneal cavity in a rodent model of...

2014-10-23 23:01:24

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association is the country's leading pulmonary hypertension organization. It has designated November as Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month to raise awareness of pulmonary hypertension, a rare and debilitating disease of the lungs that affects the functioning of the heart and can lead to right heart failure. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 This release is an update to the October 21, 2014 release of the same title. It contains updated event...

2014-10-23 16:26:37

- Study from Wahl and STATS shows beards dominate the hard-court, in more ways than one - STERLING, Ill., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Basketball is a game of statistics, and with the 2014-15 pro season about to tip off, one stat that's impossible to miss is the sheer number of beards on the court. According to a new study from men's grooming leader Wahl, conducted by STATS, eight in 10 players sported facial hair last season and that number is expected to grow--pun intended--this...

2014-10-23 08:43:46

EcoTools® invites beauty lovers to snap a photo of their Halloween makeup with #BOOtifulYou GURNEE, Ill., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halloween is known for haunted houses, scary movies, sweet treats and of course, costumes. For those who love makeup, there is no better time to experiment and transform your appearance. EcoTools, a leader in earth-conscious beauty and bath accessories, is encouraging fans across the country to show-off their to-die-for Halloween makeup looks for a...

2014-10-23 08:36:59

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB: GNBT) today announced that the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com), will be participating in the 2014 BIO-Europe(®) Annual International Partnering Conference being held November 3-5 in Frankfurt, Germany. BIO-Europe(®) is Europe's largest partnering conference serving the global biotechnology industry. The conference...

2014-10-22 23:12:46

Hydro Med announces: “Is it Really Sinusitis? Simple Self-Test Plus Remedies that Work” by Murray Grossan, M.D. Mission Hills, Ca 91345 (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Sinusitis Makes the Difference. Hydro Med announces: “Is it Really Sinusitis? Simple Self-Test Plus Remedies that Work” by Murray Grossan, M.D. This latest article by Dr Grossan is published in the November issue of Bottom Line Personal. “Is It Really Sinusitis? Simple Self-Test...

2014-10-22 12:31:00

The highly trained dentistry team West Hills Smiles will help you take pride in your smile LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are few things that leave a better first impression than a smile. A smile is a powerful, multi-faceted resource that has a positive impact on those around us, and tends to invoke feelings of comfort, trust, and wellbeing. Our smiles transcend borders and culture lines. Because it spurs the production of serotonin, smiling actually increases...

2014-10-22 08:30:31

One year later, Jack and Mary Jones stop to thank Sentara Heart Hospital staff who saved Jack in 2013 with the SynCardia Heart, which bridged him to a donor heart transplant. TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Jack and Mary Jones first showed up at Sentara Heart Hospital on July 21, 2013, Jack was unconscious, fighting for his life after suffering a heart attack. It was the first day of the couple's vacation to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary....


Latest Anatomy Reference Libraries

Cerebellum
2013-07-29 09:48:00

The cerebellum is a section of the brain that is most in charge of cognitive functions and motor skills. Formation and Orientation The cerebellum can be found at the bottom of the brain behind the pons and below that cerebral cortex under a layer of dura mater. It is considered as a part of the "hindbrain". The cerebellum is anatomically divided into two separate hemispheres, marked by the 'vermis', a small midline zone between the left and right hemispheres. But three lobes can be...

Midbrain
2013-07-25 15:13:23

The midbrain, also known as the mesencephalon is the part of the brain most responsible for vision, motor control, arousal, temperature regulation, alertness and hearing. Formation and Orientation The midbrain is found under the cerebral cortex and above the hindbrain. The mesencephalon is not divided into any other portions of the brain unlike the other two vesicles that stem from the neural tube. There are four separate lobes on the side of the cerebral aqueduct within the...

Duodenal Atresia
2013-07-19 15:38:56

Duodenal atresia is a congenital closure of the lumen of the duodenum, which is the first portion of the small intestine and is separated from the stomach by the pyloric sphincter. During fetal development, the duodenum develops from the posterior portion of the foregut and the anterior portion of the midgut. The liver and pancreas originate from the diverticulum arising from the ventral part of the duodenum, and the bile duct runs along the ventral free side of the duodenum. Rotation and...

Marfan's Syndrome
2013-07-19 15:22:33

Marfan's syndrome is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue that causes excessively tall stature and long extremities. It is carried by the gene FBN1, which encodes the connective protein fibrillin-1, and is a dominant trait. The human genetic makeup contains a pair of FBN1 genes, so because of its dominance, inheriting one affected FBN1 gene from either parent will result in Marfan's syndrome. It effects both males and females, and has no ethnic bias. It was named after Antoine Marfan,...

Muscle
2013-04-30 14:32:22

Muscle is soft tissue that is filled with protein filaments that manipulates the shape of a cell which can help with posture, movement and functions of other organs in the body such as the lungs and heart as well as the digestive tract. Formation and Orientation There are three different types of muscle tissues; skeletal, smooth and cardiac muscles. Skeletal muscle is used to hold together and monitor skeletal movements. Posture is mainly controlled by skeletal muscles located along...

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