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2014-10-14 12:29:42

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer recently awarded the Jim Lafferty Memorial Research Grant in the amount of $45,000 to Peter Carroll, M.D., M.P.H., of UC San Francisco for the purpose of researching new and improved methods for early detection of prostate cancer. The grant is part of the ZERO Cancer Research Fund, charged with supporting innovative, high-reward research that offers the best return on investment for patients and...

2014-10-14 12:29:20

PLYMOUTH, Minn., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SilkTears, LLC, a privately held, research-based and product-driven biotechnology company, announced today that advances in protein-based excipient technology may allow for the development of artificial tear products that will more closely represent certain characteristics of the natural makeup of the tear film, and may help the significant population of patients suffering from dry eye syndrome. SilkTears, LLC has developed a naturally...

2014-10-14 08:34:02

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SynGen, Inc., a company focused on the development and commercialization of instrument systems that harvest stem and progenitor cells from umbilical cord blood, bone marrow, peripheral blood, and cell culture, announced today that it has moved its corporate headquarters to a new location in Sacramento, California. The headquarter's new address is 100 Howe Avenue, Suite 185N, Sacramento, CA 95825-8219. All other contact information,...

2014-10-14 08:29:35

Users get customized food choices based on lifestyle, medical conditions and taste preferences NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- My Food Coach, an interactive nutrition portal, was launched today by the National Kidney Foundation (NKF). My Food Coach by NKF builds upon the foundation's popular online Kidney Kitchen and offers additional features that enable people with a variety of health conditions and personal dietary needs to customize their food choices and meal...

2014-10-13 23:03:28

New Study Shows Link between Plaques and Tangles/Could Open Door to Therapeutic Target Boston (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 In what is being hailed by scientists in the Alzheimer's research community as a game changing research finding, the Cure Alzheimer's Fund today confirmed that a new study release in the journal Nature demonstrates, for the first time, precisely how the early hallmark of Alzheimer's disease -- Beta-Amyloid, which forms into plaques -- stimulates the creation...

2014-10-13 12:27:31

DALLAS, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The EpiCast Report: Allergic Conjunctivitis - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023 is a 30 pages market research published in October 2014. Allergic conjunctivitis could be categorized as seasonal allergic conjunctivitis (SAC), which is the most common one, perennial allergic conjunctivitis (PAC), giant papillary conjunctivitis (GPC), vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC), and atopic keratoconjunctivitis (AKC) (Calonge, 1999). SAC and PAC...

2014-10-13 08:27:34

Be Joint Smart to educate roughly 28,000 local residents with PsA about their disease PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you're one of the roughly 28,000 Seattle metro residents struggling with pain from psoriatic arthritis (PsA)--an inflammatory autoimmune disease that causes pain, swelling and stiffness of the joints and tendons--learn to control your condition with Be Joint Smart, a free psoriatic arthritis program presented by the National Psoriasis Foundation, at...

2014-10-13 08:27:28

CSL Plasma center openings are on the rise, as is the demand for plasma protein therapies for the treatment of rare and serious diseases. KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --CSL Behring and its subsidiary, CSL Plasma, join the Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) in saluting the contributions of plasma donors during International Plasma Awareness Week (IPAW), celebrated October 12-18. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100914/PH63692LOGO The week-long...

2014-10-13 08:27:10

HARBIN, China, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yew Bio-Pharm Group, Inc. ("Yew Bio" or the "Company") (OTCBB: YEWB), a major grower and seller of yew trees, yew raw materials used in the manufacture of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and products made from yew timber in China, today announced a multi-year exclusive distribution agreement with Carpal Aid to distribute its non-invasive medical device "Carpal Aid" for carpal tunnel syndrome throughout China. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome...

2014-10-13 08:26:25

- LUNAR-101, an UNA(TM) oligomer therapeutic for transthyretin-mediated familial amyloid cardiomyopathy (TTR-FAC), exhibited in non-human primates TTR reduction greater than 90% with a single low dose of 0.3 mg/kg (N = 3). SAN DIEGO, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arcturus Therapeutics, Inc., a leading RNA medicines company pursuing orphan diseases, today announced it will present a poster at the 10(th) Annual Meeting of the Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Society on "Exploring Allele-selective...


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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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