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2010-07-14 13:02:00

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanuwave Health, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SNWV) announces the following Webcast: What: LHA Life Sciences & Med Tech Day 2010 Presentation When: July 20, 2010 @ 12:00 PM Eastern Where: http://www.investorcalendar.com/ClientPage.asp?ID=160499 Live over the Internet --Simply log on to the web at the address How: above. Contact: Cheryl Palazzo, 212-838-3777, cpalazzo@lhai.com If you are...

2010-06-11 13:18:53

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago have discovered that an unexpected cellular response plays an important role in breaking down and inhibiting the formation of excess scar tissue in wound healing. Their study was published online this week in Nature Cell Biology. When an organism suffers severe injury, specialized cells are "recruited" to the wound site that rapidly produce extracellular matrix proteins such as collagen to provide structural support to the tissue,...

2010-06-11 01:19:55

A scientist at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment has succeeded in producing a replica of human collagen from tobacco plants "“ an achievement with tremendous commercial implications for use in a variety of human medical procedures. Natural human type I collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body and is the main protein found in all connective tissue. Commercially produced collagen (pro-collagen) is used in...

2010-06-08 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tissue Repair Company, has entered into a multi-year supply agreement with Devro Medical Limited, part of Devro plc, a public limited company registered in Scotland, for the supply of highly-refined fibrillar bovine Type I collagen, an important component of Cardium's new Excellagen formulated collagen product candidate, which is pending FDA 510(k) clearance....

2010-05-13 12:00:00

HOOVER, Ala., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Pop/rock icon Todd Rundgren will perform two complete albums, Healing and Todd, in the same live concert, starting in early September 2010. The first show is scheduled for September 5 in Akron, Ohio. The tour includes concerts in Muskegon, Michigan (September 8); St. Louis, Missouri (September 10); Indianapolis, Indiana (September 11); Glenside, Pennsylvania (September 14); and Morristown, New Jersey (September 15). Two additional events will bring...

2010-04-20 11:05:00

PRINCETON, N.J., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Derma Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSCI), a specialty medical device/pharmaceutical company focused on advanced wound care, announced that two posters featuring MEDIHONEY®, the company's honey-based dressings for the management of wounds and burns, took first and second place in a competition among more than 50 posters on display at the American Professional Wound Care Association's 10th Annual Conference in Philadelphia,...

2010-04-19 08:13:03

A new discovery about the wound-healing process could lead to better treatments for diabetics and other patients who have wounds that are slow to heal. Loyola University Health System researchers found that certain immune system cells slow the wound-healing process. Thus, it might be possible to improve healing by inactivating these immune system cells, said Elizabeth Kovacs, PhD, who heads the laboratory team that made the discovery. The findings by Kovacs and colleagues are reported online,...

2010-03-05 08:00:00

Important New Therapy designed to jumpstart healing, saving limbs and lives VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Soluble Systems, LLC and the Skin and Wound Allograft Institute (SWAI), a wholly owned subsidiary of LifeNet Health, have signed a noteworthy agreement to launch TheraSkin(TM), a biologically active human skin allograft designed to jumpstart healing in chronic and acute wounds. TheraSkin(TM) represents a major new entry into the advanced biologics wound care...

2010-02-18 12:22:00

BOSTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- TEI Biosciences Inc. announced today that its PriMatrix(TM) Dermal Repair Scaffold has been awarded the coveted American Podiatric Medical Association's (APMA) Seal of Approval. PriMatrix is a bioactive collagen matrix used in the management of diabetic and venous ulcers, second-degree burns, and surgical and trauma wounds. APMA is the nation's leading professional society for foot and ankle specialists. The Seal of Approval Program was created to inform...

2010-02-16 14:30:00

-Box office opens February 18- NEW YORK, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- His Holiness the Dalai Lama will visit New York City, May 20 - 23, 2010. Jointly hosted by Healing the Divide and The Tibet Center, the Dalai Lama's main activities will include a public talk and three days of Buddhist teachings, both at Radio City Music Hall. Thursday, May 20 to Saturday, May 22, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. daily: His Holiness the Dalai Lama will teach for three days on two...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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