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Study Pinpoints Part Of The Brain Responsible For Slow Wave

Study Pinpoints Part Of The Brain Responsible For Slow Wave Sleep

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the Harvard School of Medicine and the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have discovered a region of the brain responsible for causing people...

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2014-09-22 12:26:11

More than $300,000 raised to support research, education and support services for people affected by lupus LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hollywood stars of television turned out to shed light on the cruel mystery that is lupus and raise critically needed funds for research and education programs during the Lupus Foundation of America's (LFA) Walk to End Lupus Now(TM), in Los Angeles on Saturday, September 20, 2014. Walk to End Lupus Now Grand Marshal,...

2014-09-22 08:29:22

Goal is to Increase Breastfeeding and Economic Empowerment in Urban Areas LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Medolac Laboratories (www.medolac.com), an Oregon-based human milk nutritionals start-up, announced today its CGI Commitment to Action at the 2014 CGI Annual Meeting. This commitment is aligned with the U.S. Surgeon General's Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding, released in 2011, which expressed grave concerns regarding critically low breastfeeding...

2014-09-22 08:28:48

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Harvard Medical School - Division of Nutrition will be hosting its annual symposium on probiotics on Sept 22 and 23 in Boston, MA. This symposium is intended to provide an overview of the latest scientific evidence related to gut microbiota and probiotics and their importance across the human life span. For more information refer to: http://harvardprobioticssymposium.org/about/ Kibow Biotech Inc, the winner of recently held...

2014-09-22 08:28:35

Name Changed to PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. DALLAS and NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP), has signed an exclusive, global license agreement with Plasma Technologies LLC ("PlasmaTech") for the development and commercialization of its proprietary plasma fractionation process. Concurrently, the Company announced a new corporate management team and its intention to strategically refocus and rebrand the company as PlasmaTech...

2014-09-22 04:21:48

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVRx, Inc., a private medical device company, announced today it secured a $15 million growth capital debt facility from Silicon Valley Bank. "Obtaining this funding significantly extends our cash availability to advance CVRx's hypertension and heart failure businesses. This growth capital will help ensure that CVRx can continue to invest aggressively in the market development and clinical activities required to deliver Barostim Therapy for these...

2014-09-19 23:00:33

A Pittsburgh-based inventor service company, InventHelp is attempting to submit the Nose Pal to companies for their consideration. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Are you tired of having to repeatedly reach for a tissue because of problems with seasonal allergies or sinus congestion? Fortunately, an inventor from Newmanstown, Pa., has found a much better alternative. She conceived of Nose Pal to avoid the worry and embarrassment associated with having a runny nose in public....

2014-09-19 20:22:15

Le Jolie Medi Spa has garnered a reputation for offering surprising yet effective treatments like the chocolate oxygen facial, but some treatments are even more exotic LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based in the heart of Studio City, Le Jolie Medi Spa is widely acknowledged by beauty buffs for offering the best facial in Los Angeles, among other beauty and skin care solutions. Founded by expert esthetician Sharona Rafaeloff and the renowned cosmetic surgeon Dr. Rafaeloff, Le...

2014-09-19 08:26:01

LYNBROOK, N.Y., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: BSTC), a biopharmaceutical company developing first in class collagenase-based products marketed as XIAFLEX(®) in the U.S. and XIAPEX(®) in the EU, announced today that BioSpecifics' President, Tom Wegman, will present a corporate overview at the 21(st) Annual BioCentury NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference. The presentation will take place on Friday, September 26, 2014 at 3:00 p.m....

2014-09-19 08:25:44

VIENNA, Austria, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reductions in kidney failure obtained during intensive glucose control persist for many years in people with diabetes type 2 "Intensive treatment is likely to produce major long term benefits for the kidneys." Australian researchers have discovered that intensive glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes leads to persistent...

2014-09-18 23:09:16

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Feels Vindicated After Teaching about Computers and Dry Eye for Years. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Eye doctors have long known that staring at a computer screen for hours can cause the all-important basal tear film in the eyes to lose water and become dehydrated. A new study, recently reported in Salon.com* suggests that staring at a computer screen can also alter the tear film’s chemical structure. Kleyne has been teaching...


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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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