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Stress Women In Women Social Perception
2013-10-10 13:33:52

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Proctor and Gamble, makers of Secret brand deodorant, have partnered with researchers to understand the effects of stress sweat and perception. According to lead investigator Pamela Dalton, PhD, MPH with Monell Chemical Senses Center, people can smell 'stress sweat' - that perspiration we release when we find ourselves in anxiety-inducing situations. What’s more, the research found that a person’s perception of another...

Wound Healing Through Sweat
2012-11-21 05:57:12

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Michigan recently discovered that sweat glands can impact how human wounds heal, thus paving the way for new, effective therapies that can deal with diabetic ulcers and other conditions. To begin, the human skin has millions of eccrine sweat glands that allow the body to cool down. Individuals can notice the reduction in heat in places like the gym, where the body will gradually change from hot...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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