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Seeing Doctor Twice A Year Helps Keep Blood Pressure Under Control

Provided by Maggie Francis, American Heart Association People who visited their doctor at least twice a year were 3.2 times more likely to keep their blood pressure under control than those who saw their doctor once a year or less, according to...

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2014-10-22 12:31:00

The highly trained dentistry team West Hills Smiles will help you take pride in your smile LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are few things that leave a better first impression than a smile. A smile is a powerful, multi-faceted resource that has a positive impact on those around us, and tends to invoke feelings of comfort, trust, and wellbeing. Our smiles transcend borders and culture lines. Because it spurs the production of serotonin, smiling actually increases...

2014-10-22 08:30:31

One year later, Jack and Mary Jones stop to thank Sentara Heart Hospital staff who saved Jack in 2013 with the SynCardia Heart, which bridged him to a donor heart transplant. TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Jack and Mary Jones first showed up at Sentara Heart Hospital on July 21, 2013, Jack was unconscious, fighting for his life after suffering a heart attack. It was the first day of the couple's vacation to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary....

2014-10-21 23:14:16

The Gentleman’s Neck Guard keeps men’s necks hair-free. This ingenious product was created to solve men’s dilemma of having a hairy neck weeks prior to their next haircut appointment. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 The Gentleman’s Neck Guard keeps men’s necks hair-free. This ingenious product was created to solve men’s dilemma of having a hairy neck weeks prior to their next haircut appointment. Inventor Brad Dohm fashioned this revolutionary tool so that he could...

2014-10-21 23:13:35

Visual Impact Frequency Training reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this training program that promises desired results quicker for those who are working towards a muscular body that is not too big. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Visual Impact Frequency Training claims to combine Eastern and Western techniques for increased strength and the perfect body. This program is about building stronger muscles, not big and bulging...

2014-10-21 23:01:43

The Firm is evaluating Xarelto lawsuits on behalf of individuals who experienced uncontrollable bleeding and other serious complications, allegedly due to their use of the blood thinner. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 As Xarelto lawsuits (http://www.thexareltolawsuit.com/) mount in courts around the U.S., Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a new study is raising serious questions about certain marketing claims made about the blood thinner. The study, which was published in...

2014-10-21 08:34:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honoring one's Hispanic heritage is about more than just celebrating your roots, it is about bringing awareness of issues that affect your community. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among Hispanic man, affecting 1-in-7 during their lifetime. Dr. David Samadi, chief of urology at Lennox Hill Hospital in New York City, is urging Latin women to have the men in their lives get a simple blood test as a way to screen their prostate health....

2014-10-21 08:33:47

- Label expansion to broaden patient base who may benefit from nonsurgical collagenase therapy LYNBROOK, N.Y., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: BSTC), a biopharmaceutical company developing first in class collagenase-based products marketed as XIAFLEX(®) (collagenase clostridium histolyticum or CCH) in the U.S. and XIAPEX(®) in the EU, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the supplemental Biologics...

2014-10-21 08:32:47

Renowned Nephrologist to Head Up Hospital Services Group DENVER, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced that the company has named John Wigneswaran, M.D., as its new vice president of clinical affairs for hospital services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/DC85712LOGO "I am looking forward to joining an extraordinary team of...

2014-10-20 23:00:33

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association has designated November as Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month. Pulmonary hypertension is a rare-debilitating disease of the lungs that affects the functioning of the heart and can lead to right heart failure. Without treatment, the average survival rate is 2.8 years. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) has designated November as Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month and every November we work...

2014-10-20 20:26:38

Estimated 35-40 Percent of Surgical Procedures to Treat DC Have Been Performed on Multiple Joints CHESTERBROOK, Pa., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUXL), a specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental Biologics Application (sBLA) for XIAFLEX(® )(collagenase clostridium histolyticum or CCH) for the treatment of up to two Dupuytren's contracture (DC) joints in the same...


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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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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.