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Scientists Solve The Mystery Of Why Scratching Makes You Feel Even Itchier

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scratching an itch should make you feel better, but often times it only intensifies the feeling – and now scientists from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have...

Latest Anatomy Stories

2014-10-30 23:04:20

DailyGossip.org reviews the Human Anatomy and Physiology Study Course, Dr. Ross’s ultimate guide to help users learn physiology and anatomy. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The Human Anatomy and Physiology Study Course review indicates that this is an all-inclusive, but a simple course that any individual may try. This guide was conceived to help individuals learn physiology and anatomy. The guide covers subjects such as human body, body systems and medical terminology....

2014-10-30 23:03:21

Daily Gossip reviews the Neuropathy Miracle Program, the newest method to treat nerve pain, regardless of the cause leading to its development. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The Neuropathy Miracle Program review indicates that some of the most common symptoms of neuropathy include a prickling or ticking sensation, a flaming sensation in the nerves, but also sudden pain. These are the symptoms which patients commonly experience when suffering from this disorder. The new program...

2014-10-30 23:02:59

DailyGossip.org reviews the Ovarian Cyst Miracle eBook, a new guide created by Carol Foster, who shared an effective method to eliminate ovarian cyst. Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The Ovarian Cyst Miracle review informs patients that in most cases, ovarian cyst in not cancerous. However, in some situations it can lead to cancer, mostly in post meniscuses women. Most commonly, ovarian cyst is difficult to trace, as symptoms can be very confusing. The Ovarian Cyst Miracle review...

2014-10-30 16:29:47

Opportunities Being Developed While the Situation with the PCA3 Prostate Cancer Test is Being Resolved QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - DiagnoCure, Inc. (TSX: CUR) (OTCQX: DGCRF) today reports on its initiatives designed to optimize Corporate value moving forward. A number of opportunities are developing for DiagnoCure's new multi-marker prostate cancer test and its colon cancer staging test. Furthermore, even as the clinical community continues to report positive results on...

2014-10-30 12:28:18

2014 Distinguished Innovators Awards Recruit Immunology Leaders into Lupus Field to Find Root Causes that Can Propel New Treatments and a Cure NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) announced recipients of its 2014 Distinguished Innovator Awards with three cutting-edge projects that tackle the underlying causes of the disease. The world's largest private grants in novel lupus research, the LRI Distinguished Innovator Awards support major studies...

2014-10-29 23:11:05

Event honors award-winner singer Chloe Temtchine, Managing Partner/Co-Founder Vanterra Capital LLC Shad Azimi, and Evelyn Horn, MD Director of Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension, Weill Cornell New York, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The 2nd Annual O2 Breathe Gala of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) New York City will take place on Thursday, Nov. 6 at The Lighthouse at Pier 61 in New York City. Moved by the story of event honoree Chloe Temtchine, Bloomberg TV contributing...

2014-10-29 16:28:50

CINCINNATI, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists used pluripotent stem cells to generate functional, three-dimensional human stomach tissue in a laboratory - creating an unprecedented tool for researching the development and diseases of an organ central to several public health crises, ranging from cancer to diabetes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO Scientists at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center report Oct. 29 in Nature they used...

2014-10-29 12:30:01

New endurance program unites psoriatic disease community and cycling enthusiasts to find a cure PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cyclists with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis and the people who love them now have a new way to find a cure with the National Psoriasis Foundation Team NPF Cycle program, launching today on World Psoriasis Day. National Psoriasis Foundation Team NPF Cycle, presented by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, is an endurance...

2014-10-29 08:33:44

DALLAS and NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: ACCPD), a biopharmaceutical company advancing patient care in critical areas, announced the appointment of leading experts to its newly formed scientific advisory board ("SAB"). The appointed SAB will serve as a strategic resource to the company as it continues to develop and commercialize its proprietary plasma fractionation platform, Salt Diafiltration Process ("SDF(TM)"). "Together with our...

2014-10-29 08:32:40

Data Presented This Week at the 84th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT), a molecular diagnostics company pioneering the field of molecular cytology, today announced new data from two studies supporting the use of the company's Afirma Gene Expression Classifier (GEC) to help reduce unnecessary surgeries among patients whose thyroid nodules are indeterminate for cancer following...


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
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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