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2014-09-29 16:24:13

TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY -- Prostate Cancer Canada is in a race to give the approximately 24,000 Canadian men diagnosed with prostate cancer each year a better fighting chance. In response to the urgent need to increase the pace of discovery, Prostate Cancer Canada will be funding breakthrough research into a new generation of drugs that used alone or in combination with other therapies will...

2014-09-29 08:32:26

Educator and School-related Professional Groups Beginning to Promote Supplemental Hearing Insurance to Encourage Treatment POMONA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ringing bells, slamming lockers, loud announcements, chattering students - the classic sounds of back-to-school are not always music to the ears of today's teachers. Due to their cumulative noise exposure, teachers are at higher risk for hearing loss, yet many teachers are not seeking the hearing health care they...

2014-09-29 08:29:46

Final data after 49-month follow-up analysis in chemotherapy-naïve men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer presented at European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2014 Congress TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - A final analysis of the Phase 3 COU-AA-302 trial presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) conference in Madrid, Spain showed that ZYTIGA(®) (abiraterone acetate) plus prednisone significantly prolonged overall survival (OS), compared to...

2014-09-29 08:25:54

TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY -- Prostate Cancer Canada is in a race to give the approximately 24,000 Canadian men diagnosed with prostate cancer each year a better fighting chance. In response to the urgent need to increase the pace of discovery, Prostate Cancer Canada will be funding breakthrough research into a new generation of drugs that used alone or in combination with other therapies will...

2014-09-29 04:21:35

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVRx, Inc., a private medical device company, announced today it received CE Mark approval from the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) of the Barostim neo System(TM) for the treatment of heart failure. The therapy is approved for use in heart failure patients having an ejection fraction <= 35% and a New York Heart Failure Classification of III without restriction on QRS duration, concomitant medical device treatment or presence of...

2014-09-28 23:03:12

HealthPostures confronts the growing organizational and consumer demand for sit to stand products. Sales of the products have doubled, even quadrupled, for some ergonomics companies and furniture makers. Burnsville MN (PRWEB) September 28, 2014 HealthPostures, a global leader in the ergonomics market, confronts the growing organizational and consumer demand for sit to stand work products. Sales of the products have doubled, even quadrupled, for some ergonomics companies and furniture...

2014-09-27 23:02:54

Nierman Practice Management (NPM) and Dr. Brock Rondeau have joined together to help dental practices implement TMD treatment clinically, and bill a patient’s medical insurance for the treatment. The workflow for TMD treatments and billing are covered extensively to allow for accessible treatments. Tequesta, FL (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 Over 34% of the American population suffers from temporomandibular joint disorders, also known as TMJ disorders or TMD. Symptoms such headaches,...

2014-09-27 23:02:25

MetroMD offers the latest technology in PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma), Growth factors tell native cells to divide, replace liner cells, and promote the surrounding area to heal. (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 The groundbreaking research on Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy or PRP Therapy over the years has yielded outstanding results and people all over the world are now taking full advantage of this medical breakthrough to rediscover their lost youth and to freeze-frame their present beauty. The...

2014-09-26 20:21:37

30th Annual Boston Film Festival to support efforts of Greater Boston Food Bank and foodtweeks(TM) to end hunger in Eastern Massachusetts STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- foodtweeks(TM) is a free mobile app that allows its users to feed the hungry through conscious weight management decisions and a nationwide network of food banks. One such food bank, The Greater Boston Food Bank in Boston, MA, has recently teamed up with foodtweeks(TM) and the 30(th) Boston...

2014-09-26 16:23:47

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sept. 24, 2014 Heart Hospital of Austin became the first facility in Texas to implant a new miniaturized, wireless monitoring sensor to manage heart failure (HF). The CardioMEMS HF System is the first and only FDA-approved heart failure monitoring device that has been proven to significantly reduce hospital admissions when used by physicians to manage heart failure. The CardioMEMS HF System features a sensor that is implanted in the...


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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.
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