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2015-05-13 16:30:59

COLLAFIX FIBROUS COLLAGEN SCAFFOLD MIMICS THE NATIVE TISSUE BIOMECHANICS OF TENDON/LIGAMENT TISSUES MARIETTA, Ga., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc.

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2015-05-13 15:44:02

In a potential breakthrough in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have determined the molecular structure of one of the proteins found in the fibers of brain plaques linked to this and other neurodegenerative conditions.

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2015-05-13 13:50:53

Lend us your ears and we’ll sing you a song—or at least tell you about a new study that brings us closer to answering the longstanding question of how the brain handles the information it receives from our ears.

2015-05-12 20:25:11

In the news release, Diagnostic BioSystems Raises Growth Capital and Expands Facility and Management Team to Support Continued Growth, issued 11-May-2015 by Diagnostic BioSystems over

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2015-05-12 14:44:48

Our brains may be more "flexible" than we thought, as scientists found a molecule that can change the fate of a neuron's roles.

2015-05-11 23:03:18

Smile Squared, a social enterprise, and Smile Train, the world’s largest cleft charity, are partnering with one another to spread smiles and toothbrushes to children in need around the world.

2015-05-11 20:24:12

MENLO PARK, Calif., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nevro Corp.

2015-05-11 16:32:13

DALLAS, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The new report "Global Osteoporosis Drugs Market 2015-2019" says promoting bone health awareness is important to help reduce the rate and risk of


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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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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).