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Researchers Create Vaccine For Dust Mite Allergies

Researchers Create Vaccine For Dust Mite Allergies

Richard C. Lewis, University of Iowa Vaccine reduced lung inflammation to allergens in lab and animal tests If you’re allergic to dust mites (and chances are you are), help may be on the way. Researchers at the University of Iowa have...

Latest Anatomy Stories

2014-07-31 23:20:55

According to relationship specialist Dr. Daniel Watter with Morris Psychological Group, most men treated for prostate cancer suffer a disruption in either libido or sexual function – or both – that may be temporary or may be long-lasting. It's important for the couple to communicate openly with each other and with his medical team both before treatment to be prepared for possible side effects and after treatment to adjust to the physical and emotional impact on their relationship....

2014-07-31 23:18:13

The Hypothyroidism Revolution program review that was just updated by Vkool.com reveals Tom Brimeyer’s home treatment system for hypothyroidism. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 According to the Hypothyroidism Revolution program review recently updated by Vkool.com, this is a comprehensive program that will help hypothyroidism sufferers relieve symptoms of their hypothyroidism disease including:     Heavy eyelids, gritty eyes     Lack of...

2014-07-31 23:18:01

Health professionals at Veteran's Administration hospitals and clinics can more accurately diagnose patients using the BpTRU Blood Pressure Monitor by eliminating the effects of white coat hypertension. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Recent studies at the Cleveland Clinic have shown 25% of patients report elevated blood pressure at the physician's office, but not at home. This has been called white coat hypertension and is attributed to anxiety related to an examination by a...

2014-07-31 23:17:56

In his new role, Dr. Kellerman will be representing the needs of current caregivers as well as focusing on educating healthcare professionals unfamiliar with this rare neurological disorder. New London, IA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition, a growing nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization dedicated to serving patients, caregivers and families affected by the neurological disorder Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), announced the appointment of Dr. Larry Kellerman of New...

2014-07-31 23:02:11

Zensah®’s bestselling compression elbow sleeve now available in new neon pink and blue colors. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Zensah®, a leading Miami based compression apparel company, has recently released their innovative compression elbow sleeve, designed to help target tennis elbow, elbow tendonitis, and other elbow pain, in two new bright colors for summer. The compression elbow sleeve is now available in neon pink and blue. Made of innovative proprietary Zensah®...

2014-07-31 16:27:33

OTTAWA, July 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada today released the July 2014 issue of the Canadian Adverse Reaction Newsletter (CARN). This issue includes an article on the anti-cancer drug cisplatin and the risk of blockage of the aorta, the body's main artery. It also includes an article on hydroxychloroquine, a drug used for rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and malaria, and the risk of developing low blood sugar; and a case presentation on a suspected interaction between efavirenz, an...

2014-07-31 16:26:07

CHICAGO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alarmed by skyrocketing numbers of athletes with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, the Illinois Athletic Trainers Association (IATA) and sports medicine physicians at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) are urging coaches and athletic directors to institute anterior cruciate ligament, ACL, injury screenings for all young athletes and prevention programs for those more vulnerable to ACL injuries. The ACL is a ligament that connects the...

2014-07-31 12:26:27

LONDON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iSUBSCRiBE [http://www.isubscribe.co.uk ], the UK's leading online magazine and newspaper subscription superstore, today announced that they have partnered up with Aditus Audience Acquisition Ltd. to launch the redesigned LetsSubscribe.com [http://www.letssubscribe.com ] website. LetsSubscribe.com [http://letssubscribe.com ] is owned by Aditus, the UK's number one audience acquisition agency specialising in magazine and newspaper...

2014-07-31 08:37:20

Doctors at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center discuss the benefits and use of the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart in a PubMed-indexed case report and video that includes implant surgery of 60-year-old man. TUCSON, Ariz., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, cardiac surgeons, medical professionals and the public can watch the implantation of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart in a peer reviewed case report paper and matching video posted on the...

2014-07-31 08:35:19

LONDON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (LSE:SN, NYSE:SNN), the global medical technology business, today announced its entry into the forefoot market with the launch of the HAT-TRICK(TM) Lesser Toe Repair System. Comprised of three separate repair options, the HAT-TRICK System includes products for metatarsophalangeal (MTP) ligament repair and reconstruction, a metatarsal osteotomy guide, and a revisable, all-PEEK implant for proximal Inter-phalanges (PIP) fusion, also...


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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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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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