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2012-12-09 05:00:35

Bladder control formula is now available to men and women courtesy of Flotrol. This new and all-natural support product is designed to limit the amount of restroom visits that a man or women might have without using a system of bladder support. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) December 08, 2012 Bladder issues can happen to men and women from age or irregularity with digestion. The Flotrol company has released its new bladder control formula to help offer natural support without a prescription....

Chinese Soft-Shelled Turtles Release Waste Through Their Mouth
2012-10-11 19:54:10

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online "Necessary? Is it necessary for me to drink my own urine? No, but I do it anyway because it's sterile and I like the taste," says Rip Torn's character, Patches O'Houlihan, in the hit comedic movie Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story. While Patches O'Houlihan might seem like an oddball for drinking his own urine, scientists have found that one species of turtle would deem it as being completely normal, at least in a similar sense....

2012-07-06 23:00:05

Rifton TRAM combines three functions in one compact device Rifton, NY (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 Product designers at New York-based manufacturer Rifton Equipment are announcing today the launch of a new patient mobility device. Combining three discrete functions in one compact, ultra-light frame, the TRAM allows a single caregiver to assist a patient with: 1. Seated transfers with no under-body sling (ideal for toileting) 2. Sit-to-stand lifts 3. Supported ambulation “We wanted to create...

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2011-08-11 06:25:00

Flatworms provide new insight into organ regeneration and the evolution of mammalian kidneys Our bodies are perfectly capable of renewing billions of cells every day but fail miserably when it comes to replacing damaged organs such as kidneys. Using the flatworm Schmidtea mediterranea"”famous for its capacity to regrow complete animals from minuscule flecks of tissue"”as an eloquent example, researchers at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research demonstrated how our distant...

2011-08-08 12:33:41

Parents often ask their doctors for advice on toilet training young children, and a new article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/site/embargo/cmaj110830.pdf summarizes current approaches and evidence to help physicians respond to these queries. "Toilet training is felt to be a natural process that occurs with development, yet very little scientific information is available for physicians who care for children," writes Dr. Darcie Kiddoo,...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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