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Study Shows How Movement Affects Hearing

Duke University When we want to listen carefully to someone, the first thing we do is stop talking. The second thing we do is stop moving altogether. This strategy helps us hear better by preventing unwanted sounds generated by our own...

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2014-09-02 12:29:45

HERZLIYA, Israel, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ: XTLB, TASE: XTL) ("XTL" or the "Company"), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products for the treatment of unmet clinical needs, today announced its financial and operational results for the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2014. Josh Levine, CEO of XTL, stated: "There continues to be significant...

2014-09-02 12:29:09

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLegend, Inc. (BioLegend) acquired the shares of Covance Antibody Services Inc., a business unit of Covance, located in Dedham, Massachusetts, on August 29, 2014. The Covance Antibody business unit develops and manufactures antibodies and research reagents for Neuroscience, Immunopathology, Cell Biology, Epitope Tags, and Immunohistochemistry Detection. These products, including In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) antibodies for IHC, are well-suited to...

2014-09-02 08:31:09

HOUSTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYBX), today announced results from the ANTHEM-HF clinical study. Results of the study presented by a prominent heart failure specialist during a major European cardiology congress and concurrently published by the Journal of Cardiac Failure show Autonomic Regulation Therapy (ART) in patients with moderate to severe chronic heart failure and impaired heart function is safe, improves the heart's ability to pump blood, and...

2014-09-02 08:30:49

Presented in 'State of the Art and Featured Research Session' at the 2014 European Society of Cardiology Congress TSX Exchange Symbol: RVX BARCELONA, Spain and CALGARY, AB, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resverlogix Corp. (TSX: RVX) announced today that Dr. Jan Johansson, senior vice president of medical affairs at Resverlogix delivered an oral presentation at the 2014 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress in Barcelona, Spain. In his presentation, entitled: 'Effects of...

2014-09-02 08:29:13

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT) today announced that Bonnie H. Anderson, president and chief executive officer, will present in a fireside chat format discussion at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Unplugged Conference 2014 on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 3:25 p.m. ET in New York. The live audio webcast and subsequent replay may be accessed by visiting Veracyte's website at http://investor.veracyte.com. Please connect to...

2014-09-02 08:26:18

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation (SROCF) will mark National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in September with its annual "Get Real With Teal" campaign. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140828/141155 Throughout the month, several iconic buildings in the Greater Philadelphia region including Boat House Row, the National Constitution Center, JFK Plaza Fountain, One Liberty Place and 777 Broad Street, will be illuminated in...

2014-09-01 08:21:46

INNSBRUCK, Austria, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Austrian BIOCRATES Life Sciences AG, internationally renowned developer and marketer of innovative targeted metabolomics solutions, further expands its range of metabolomics-based kits with the addition of its assay for the determination of endogenous bile acids, allowing a panel of up to 19 analytes to be simultaneously quantitated from a single 10 microL sample of human or mouse plasma. BIOCRATES Life Sciences AG,...

2014-09-01 04:20:02

A*STAR scientists find new targets for modulating antibody response Singapore, Sept 1, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Scientists from A*STAR's Bioprocessing Technology Institute (BTI) have uncovered the crucial role of two signalling molecules, DOK3 and SHP1, in the development and production of plasma cells. These discoveries, published in two prestigious journals PNAS and Nature Communications, advance the understanding of plasma cells and...

2014-08-31 23:03:29

Fort Worth's neonatal professionals, friends of the Milk Bank host annual fundraiser to ensure donor human milk is available for every baby with a medical need for breastmilk. Fort Worth (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 The Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas will hold its 10 Year Anniversary Luncheon on September 18, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. at the Ridglea Country Club, 3700 Bernie Anderson Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76116. Executive Director Amy Vickers, Milk Bank Founder Susan Sward-Comunelli, MD and...

2014-08-31 23:02:11

DailyGossip.org publishes a review to Restore My Blood Sugar, a new method of normalizing blood sugar levels, in a very simple and natural way. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 According to the latest review published by Daily Gossip, the Restore My Blood Sugar program is not only focused on bringing blood sugar levels to normal, but it also focuses on reducing stress and maintaining overall health. This new method is so effective, as it actually is the result of many years of...


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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Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'