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Michigan Man Becomes Fourth Person In US To Receive Bionic

Michigan Man Becomes Fourth Person In US To Receive Bionic Eye

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When Michigan resident Roger Pontz lost his eyesight due to a hereditary disease called retinitis pigmentosa, he probably never expected to seen again. However, Pontz is now seeing faint...

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2014-04-24 23:17:56

Aging skin is not always dry, and many suffer from adult acne. Today,Sublime Beauty® debuts a sulfur mask that calms oil and dries acne, part of a line for oily skin needs. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Oily skin has special demands, and Sublime Beauty® is launching a set of products to help. Today the new Oil Control Sulfur Mask debuts. The sulfur is at 10%, known to address not only oil control but also breakouts. The company offers a special 25% Off promotional...

2014-04-24 23:17:02

Somanabolic Muscle Maximizer PDF designed by Kyle Leon is a newly updated fitness program that covers high intensity workouts to pack on pure, shredded muscle. A full review on the site Vkool.com indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Somanabolic Muscle Maximizer PDF is a newly updated fitness program for men who want to learn how to build noticeable muscle quickly. This program consists of high intensity workouts to help men pack on pure, shredded muscle in...

2014-04-24 23:08:06

The doctors of Advanced Pain Management offer five tips to ease the foot and back pain associated with wearing high heels. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Nearly every woman wears heels at some point in her life. For some, they are a daily part of business attire, while others only put them on for black tie events. Regardless of their frequency of wear, however, most women will agree that heels can be downright uncomfortable. Medical professionals take that observation a step further – heels can...

2014-04-24 23:04:03

Lung Institute Provides Lung Disease Sufferers Advice to Avoid a Flare-Up During Allergy Season (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 To the majority of the population, pollen season is just an annual inconvenience that can be pacified by a simple trip to the doctor and a pack of tissues. But for individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the third leading cause of death in the United States, allergy season means an increase in the likelihood of an exacerbation, also known as a...

2014-04-24 23:02:35

These days, more advancements are being made at Supreme Skin where anti-aging microcurrent facials in Asheville, NC are toning aging skin. They are now adding both a skin brightening procedure and a super hydration treatment to their process. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 So many people want to turn back the clock on aging. Most people like to look younger once they hit a certain age. There are anti aging microcurrent facials in Asheville, NC that can help them to look their...

2014-04-24 23:01:15

“Often mistaken for obesity or unusual weight gain, lipedema is a painful and debilitating disease that affects millions of women, and most physicians and patients are unaware that it is a disease at all,” says Dr. David Greuner, surgical director of NYC Surgical Associates in Manhattan. “Research shows lymph-sparing liposuction yields excellent long term results in reduction of lipedema pain and in significantly slowing the progression of the disease.” New York, NY (PRWEB) April...

2014-04-24 12:30:30

DUBLIN, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jwng9z/hemoglobin_a1c) has announced the addition of the "Hemoglobin A1c Monitoring - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jwng9z/hemoglobin_a1c ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Hemoglobin A1c Monitoring in US$ Million...

2014-04-23 23:16:50

Pollination typically begins in late February, but since the cold weather has lasted well into April, spring is starting nearly two months late in most parts of the United States. While a late spring generally results in a shorter allergy season, doctors warn pollen could hit in one heavy dose this year. Schenectady, NY (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The nation's top allergists are warning that 2014 is likely to be the worst allergy season ever thanks to unusual weather patterns and...

2014-04-23 23:11:29

Intimina to Launch Kegel Exercisers at Whole Foods Market San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Whole Foods Market are stocking Kegel exercisers for the very first time, with Swedish brand Intimina launching its Laselle™ Kegel Exerciser (1 oz.) in 29 Whole Foods Markets across Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana on April 22nd. Intimina is a comprehensive women’s intimate care brand, with pelvic floor strengthening as one of their main areas of focus. The brand is aiming to help the 1 in 3...

2014-04-23 16:31:16

LONDON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Transcatheter Heart Valve Market Outlook, 2013 - Approval of Second Generation Prosthetics and Increasing Surgeons' Confidence and Proficiency to Drive TAVR Procedure...


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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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