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2014-08-24 23:02:53

Dr. Peter Marincovich of Audiology Associates discusses the latest therapies that make it possible for people suffering from balance issues to return to a more active lifestyle. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) August 24, 2014 Although almost everyone experiences dizziness at some point in their lives, the risk of developing debilitating balance problems increases as we get older. Vestibular (inner ear problems) are a frequent cause of balance issues that can leave a person feeling unsteady and...

2014-08-12 23:05:49

In order to meet the growing demands of its clientele, Scalp Aesthetics, a Rochester, NY-based provider of scalp pigmentation, opened a new location in Seattle, WA on August 3, 2014. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 On August 3, Scalp Aesthetics, a Rochester, NY-based scalp pigmentation provider, opened a brand new location in Seattle, WA. After training a new team of talented individuals, the new location will help Scalp Aesthetics meet the growing demands of its increasing...

2014-07-24 23:10:15

With their latest testimonial now on display on their website, this team once again proves that they have got it going on from expert surgical techniques to true compassion for their patients. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 After waiting two years for her agonizing neck pain to get better and multiple injections later, Mrs. Ackerman decided it was time to get her life back as she describes in her letter. She knew a surgical intervention was needed to bring her true relief. After...

2014-07-10 23:07:44

Video from Bel Mondo Beauty demonstrates amazing adherence of its Bio Cellulose Treatment masks. Washington Township, NJ (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The verdict is in: Bel Mondo Beauty’s facial treatment masks really do fit like a second skin. The niche beauty brand, which markets facial masks made from an all natural material called bio cellulose, recently produced a video that demonstrates just how well its distinctive mask fabric adheres to skin. But the test subject was not a client...

2014-07-10 23:06:53

South Burlington’s Dr. Aubry Tager, DC, will explore the symptoms, impact and drug-free treatments for thyroid conditions. South Burlington, VT (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The numbers don’t lie. Thyroid conditions are common, but many people are undiagnosed, misdiagnosed or even untreated. According to the National Women's Health Information Center, approximately one in 20 Americans have a thyroid problem and don’t even know about it. In looking at the prevalence of thyroid...

2014-06-23 23:13:04

Summer skin is exposed to sun and the elements, and needs spa-quality nurturing. The mask from Sublime Beauty® includes collagen, French White Clay and an array of soothing oils and ingredients to heal skin. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Keep summer skin in tip-top shape with a weekly spa-quality mask. "Our mask is so luxurious; it feels divine as it touches the skin," says Kathy Heshelow, founder of Sublime Beauty®. "Only 10 to 15 minutes per week will...

2014-04-24 23:02:35

These days, more advancements are being made at Supreme Skin where anti-aging microcurrent facials in Asheville, NC are toning aging skin. They are now adding both a skin brightening procedure and a super hydration treatment to their process. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 So many people want to turn back the clock on aging. Most people like to look younger once they hit a certain age. There are anti aging microcurrent facials in Asheville, NC that can help them to look their...

2014-03-24 23:01:00

Kalologie Med Spa now has photo facials using Intense Pulse Light technology for just $99 and a package of four at 40 percent off. Sugar Land, TX (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 A new package deal on Intense Pulse Light (IPL) photo facials is now available at Kalologie Med Spa. Right now, customers can try their first photo facial for just $99. They can also purchase a package of four treatments, for optimal results, at 40 percent off. Photo facials using IPL technology are designed to rejuvenate...

2014-02-21 23:21:15

SpaHub, the largest online spa directory, takes an international focus this month by searching countries for the 10 strangest spa treatments offered around the world, revealed and detailed in the following list. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 With all eyes on the 2014 Sochi Olympics this month, SpaHub has taken an international focus by searching countries for the strangest spa treatments offered around the world. After much deliberation, the online spa directory shares its...

Deep Brain Region Controls How Quickly We Make Decisions About Love
2014-02-14 12:47:19

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a study published in the journal Current Trends in Neurology, a region found deep within the brain is able to control how quickly people make decisions about love. The research is the first to provide causal clinical evidence that an area of the brain known as the anterior insula plays an instrumental role in love. “The current work makes it possible to disentangle love from other biological drives,” the authors...


Latest Head and neck Reference Libraries

Pituitary gland
2013-04-30 10:34:49

The pituitary gland, also called the hypophysis, is an endocrine organ found within a small, bony cavity at the base of the brain. Its primary function is to secrete hormones that regulate homeostasis. More specifically, the pituitary gland is a glandular structure about the size of a pea. It is located below the brain and above the nasal cavity in a protected pocket called the sella turcica, which is within the sphenoid bone. It connects to the hypothalamus via a neck-like structure...

Pineal Gland
2013-04-30 10:31:18

The pineal gland, also called the epiphysis cerebri, is an endocrine organ located in the brain. Its primary function is to regulate the sleep cycle and influence sexual development. It is a reddish-gray glandular structure that forms the roof of the third ventricle in the brain, between the two lateral ventricles, tucked in a groove near the thalamic bodies. Its body is relatively the size of a grain of rice; it’s shaped like a pine cone and has an infindibular stalk projecting from it....

Pharynx
2013-03-05 15:00:19

The pharynx is situated directly after the mouth and nose and lies right before the esophagus. Formation and Orientation The pharynx is divided into three separate sections. The nasopharynx is the first part of the pharynx that lies between the soft palate and the base of the skull. The pharyngeal tonsils are located on the back wall of the nasopharynx. This portion of the pharynx is connected to the middle easr by the Eustachian tubes. The nasopharynx is linked to the nasal cavities...

Hypothalamus
2013-03-04 13:43:30

The hypothalamus is an organ that serves as an important link, along the hypothalamic-hypophyseal axis, between the nervous system and the endocrine system. It is located within the cranial cavity, in the cerebrum, right below the thalamus. It also forms the floor of the third ventricle in the brain. It contains neural pathways, blood vessels, glial cells, and secretory cells—all of which work together to control things like body temperature, hunger, thirst, sleep, and hormonal and...

Trachea
2013-01-18 11:28:50

The trachea, commonly called the windpipe, is the air passage-way from the mouth to the lungs. Non-fish vertebrae all have a trachea. The moist with mucus walls of the tube-like structure trap inhaled particles to keep them from entering the lungs. Structure The trachea is an open-ended cylindrical structure that starts at the larynx and ends at the bifurcation. It is about one inch in diameter and can run four to six inches in length. Within the pipe there are anywhere from 15 to 20...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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