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Healthy Fats Help Diseased Heart Muscle Process And Use Fuel

Healthy Fats Help Diseased Heart Muscle Process And Use Fuel

Sharon Parmet, University of Illinois at Chicago Oleate, a common dietary fat found in olive oil, restored proper metabolism of fuel in heart cells in an animal model of heart failure. The findings are reported in the journal Circulation by...

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2014-10-01 23:06:42

ITI has submitted a new IND for a Phase II clinical study of the JRC Vaccine Hershey, PA & Rockville, MD (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 DNA Vaccine pioneer Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc. (ITI), a privately held biotechnology company, submitted a new Investigational New Drug (IND) Application to the FDA on September 10th. This is for a Phase II-Japan Safety and Proof of Concept Chamber Study of JRC2*-LAMP-vax, a bivalent vaccine which is composed of separate vectors for pITI-CJ1-LAMP-vax and...

2014-10-01 16:27:14

HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANTH) today confirmed it is engaged in potential partnership negotiations for blisibimod for both lupus and IgA nephropathy in territories outside the United States. Anthera does not intend to communicate further regarding these discussions unless and until a definitive agreement is executed. There can be no assurance that such a definitive agreement will be executed relating to any proposed...

2014-10-01 16:27:03

A Houston, TX Board Certified physician specializing in Nephrology, Dr. Katherine Timmins, Renal Specialists of Houston, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2014. HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Houston's Nephrology specialist Dr. Katherine Timmins, Renal Specialists of Houston for inclusion in its highly selective list of Castle Connolly Top Doctors this year....

2014-10-01 12:31:43

CINCINNATI, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers developed a new type of cell transplantation to treat mice mimicking a rare lung disease that one day could be used to treat this and other human lung diseases caused by dysfunctional immune cells. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO Scientists at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center report their findings in a study posted online Oct. 1 by Nature. In the study, the authors used macrophages,...

2014-10-01 12:31:04

Until his collapse, Chris Marshall was convinced he was not desperately ill from end-stage biventricular heart failure. The SynCardia Heart allowed him to hike 607 miles as he waited for a heart transplant. TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaskan hiker Chris Marshall thought he was in pretty good shape despite his heart failure, but a black-out while walking laps around the ICU indicated otherwise: He had end-stage heart failure that required a SynCardia temporary...

2014-10-01 08:32:44

Commercial activities ahead of schedule following release of strong clinical data in the multi-specialty CARENET trial BOSTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InspireMD, Inc. ("InspireMD" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT: NSPR), a leader in embolic protection systems (EPS), today announced that it has recorded the first commercial sales of the CGuard(TM) carotid EPS. The Company accelerated the limited market release (LMR) of the CGuard based on strong interest created by the recent positive...

2014-10-01 08:30:50

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SI-BONE, Inc., a medical device company that pioneered the use of the iFuse Implant System,(®) a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device indicated for fusion for certain disorders of the sacroiliac (SI) joint, today announced the expansion of its European operations with the formation of a GmbH and the appointment of Mr. Eric Schaber as General Manager, Germany. Mr. Schaber will join former Kyphon colleague Andrea Mercanti, currently...

2014-10-01 08:28:58

A benefit for children born with cleft lip and cleft palate DENVER, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mending Faces (http://www.mendingfaces.org/), a Denver-based nonprofit organization that restores hope to children born with cleft lip and cleft palate in the Philippines, is holding their 4(th) Annual Restoring Hope event on Friday, Nov. 7 at EurAsian Interiors/ DecorAsian in Denver (http://www.mendingfaces.org/events/). The fundraiser will feature Asian art, hors d'oeuvres, wine,...

2014-10-01 04:21:52

Encouraging men and women worldwide to discover the surprising bone health benefits of Sunsweet Amaz!n Prunes YUBA CITY, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the World Osteoporosis Organization, approximately one in three women and one in five men over the age of 50 will suffer an osteoporotic fracture in their remaining lifetime. For women, the risk of hip fracture is higher than the risk of breast, ovarian and uterine cancer combined(i). Luckily, according to the...

2014-09-30 23:25:03

Hair Club for Men and Women Offers Free Hair & Scalp Analysis to Uncover Hair and Scalp Condition Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 In 2011, there were an estimated 2,707,821 men living with prostate cancer in the United States, according to the National Cancer Institute. Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men in the US, and now, new research is suggesting that there may be a correlation between this prevalent cancer and a certain pattern of hair...


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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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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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