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2014-12-19 12:26:43

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sienna Labs announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued U.S. Patent No.

2014-12-15 16:25:11

MENLO PARK, Calif., Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nevro Corp.

2014-12-15 08:29:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organovo Holdings, Inc.

2014-12-03 23:06:30

New natural skin care and anti-aging formula is now available for those looking for younger, healthier and plumper skin LEWES, Del.

2014-11-29 23:01:13

DailyGossip.org reviews the Brain Simulator Method, a new program that promises to show amazing efficiency when it comes to improving brain function and enhancing memory. Denver,Colorado

2014-11-24 12:26:52

GERD Awareness Week is Nov. 23-29; learn the facts about diet and lifestyle changes that can help reduce GERD symptoms DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Nov.

2014-11-19 23:02:39

Longtime skincare industry professional Nancy Ryan introduces a line of clinically tested, dermatologist-recommended products focused on skin rejuvenation and age repair.

2014-11-18 08:32:07

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organovo Holdings, Inc.

memory recall
2014-11-15 05:53:18

Researchers have identified a molecule in the brain that effectively serves as a limiter for the amount of information a person is capable of retaining, and found that removing it could improve our mental function and memory recall.


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Liver
2013-04-30 14:18:06

The liver is the organ in charge of processing, neutralizing and excreting certain secretions for the metabolic processes. Formation and Orientation The liver is considered to be both the largest internal organ and the largest gland in the human body. It is situated just below the diaphragm, to the right of the stomach and on top of the gallbladder. There are two ways blood can travel to and from the liver: the hepatic artery and the portal vein. The hepatic artery carries blood solely...

Esophagus
2013-04-30 13:37:01

The esophagus is the muscular tube that is located between the pharynx and the stomach that aids in digestion during swallowing. Formation and Orientation The esophagus is composed of four separate layers; the mucosa, submucosa, muscularis externa and the adventitia. The mucosa includes the stratified squamous epithelium, lamina propria and muscularis mucosae. The submucosa houses the esophageal glands and connective papillae. The muscularis externa is composed of three sublayers The...

Ovaries
2013-03-05 14:55:04

The ovaries are the two reproductive female organs where the eggs are produced. These are parallel to the testes in men. Formation and Orientation Each ovary is the size of an almond and is located on one side of the pelvis before the ureter and internal iliac artery but after the external iliac artery. They are attached to either side of the uterus. They are connected and release eggs to fallopian tubes, though not attached, monthly during the menstrual cycle. They also produce...

Skin
2013-03-04 15:18:05

Skin is the outermost organ that protects and incases the tendons, ligaments, bones, muscles, etc. It is also the largest organ of the human body. Formation and Orientation Healthy skin consists of vitamins A, C, D and E, but in all skin, there are melanocytes which produce mesodermal cells. These cells allow for the absorption of UV rays. There are five main pigments that provide color in the skin’s many levels. Although not found in the skin, Oxyhemoglobin is found in the blood,...

Appendix
2013-03-04 15:05:59

The appendix is a dead-end tube like structure, ranging from 2 to 20 cm, that spans off the cecum of the colon. It is attached to the lower part of the large intestine. Formation and Orientation The appendix can be found in many mammals including marsupials, euarchontoglires (rodents) as wells as humans of course. It is also an organ that forms in the embryotic stage during pregnancy. McBurney’s Point, the point that is one-third the distance from infront and above the spinal cord...

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