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2015-05-19 23:12:20

New fusion collaboration adds additional compatibility for magnetic resonance / Sonablate ultrasound fusion for prostate HIFU planning Charlotte, NC (PRWEB)

2015-05-19 23:10:39

Upcoming grand opening event on June 3 celebrates the generosity of breastmilk donors in Batesville, Arkansas Batesville, Arkansas (PRWEB) May 19, 2015

2015-05-19 23:09:30

Eye allergy symptoms are too often ignored, could lead to dry eye and other problems says fresh water advocate and radio host.

2015-05-19 23:04:28

Science focused amusement park opens forensic exhibition Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) May 19, 2015 WonderWorks is excited to announce the opening of a brand

2015-05-19 12:32:23

OAKLAND, Calif., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Among patients with acute sciatica caused by a herniated lumbar disk (a condition also known as "acute radiculopathy"), a short course of oral steroids

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2015-05-19 11:42:59

Researchers were able to turn back time on mice brains. Will this be possible for humans in the future?

2015-05-19 08:40:06

Meeting to Feature the Latest, Clinically-Relevant Information on the Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Osteoporosis and Explore Ways to Reduce the Two Million Bone Breaks Caused by Osteoporosis

2015-05-19 08:36:51

Waxing the City Franchise Finds Above-the-Belt Services Sprout over the Years HASTINGS, Minn., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- While most young waxers start off smoothing their

2015-05-19 08:32:46

SAN FRANCISCO, May, 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bob Saget will once again host Cool Comedy - Hot Cuisine, the 34(th) gala to benefit the Scleroderma Research

2015-05-18 16:28:46

Research highlights new information for men with hypogonadism NEW ORLEANS, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The use of testosterone in some men improves certain metabolic parameters


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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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  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
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