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2014-06-30 23:10:36

OMICS Group Incorporation that operates from USA and India observes World’s Hepatitis day on July 28th, 2014 with a motto of conveying the message “Learn, share and prevent the Viral.” On this occasion, OMICS Publishing House accepts articles without any processing charges that are submitted till July 29th, 2014 and publishes the accepted one with a discount of 30% in the publication fee. Foster City, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 OMICS Group Incorpation is a leading open access...

2014-06-30 23:07:05

Bio Lab Mask successfully deals with most common skin problems, such as signs of aging, acne-prone complexion, discoloration and severely dry skin. With its tried-and-tested formula, Bio Lab Mask is the ideal treatment for all skin types, even the most sensitive. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Bio Lab, the exotic natural mask, quickly became a hit in the USA after it was voted product of the month by several beauty magazines. The revolutionary complex, now available in...

2014-05-29 08:30:19

SAN DIEGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "She has no evidence of cancer of any kind!" In the encouraging wake of her doctor's words, Rivi Litvin stepped out of a leading Los Angeles hospital, knowing that her prayers had been answered. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140528/91775 A year earlier, in September 2012, Rivi approached her doctors with persistent symptoms of abdominal pain, nausea and jaundice. Their fear that these may be symptoms of pancreatic cancer were realized...

Neural Activity Of Living Brains Captured Using Novel 3D Video
2014-05-19 15:02:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at MIT and the University of Vienna in Austria have devised an imaging method that shows neural action throughout the minds of living creatures. This technique, the very first that can create 3D videos of complete brains with the millisecond timescale, could help professionals understand how neuronal networks absorb sensory data and produce behavior, according to a new report published in the journal Nature Methods....

2014-05-10 23:01:08

Many products available in the market today are imported and produced unsustainably. Di Morelli is proud to announce the release of new products made in-house and responsibly at http://www.dimorelli.com/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 Dr. Bob Morell, one of Canada’s skin care specialists, has recently announced the release of his new products after 6 years of research under his umbrella brand of premium skin care products, called Di Morelli. All of Dr. Morell’s skin care kits are...

2014-05-06 23:18:04

Keeping our largest body organ healthy as we age is important, and several research reports show how aging skin can be at risk. Sublime Beauty® explains. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Recent studies show that weakened, aging skin is suspectible to diseases and infections. Keeping skin healthy and in an optimal state while aging is more than just a cosmetic issue. Replenishing ceramides, which make up 40% of our skin, is important in the process for well-being. Ceramides...

2014-05-04 23:01:51

“Best Summer Skin Care Tips for Oily Skin and Dry Skin,” a new report on the website Vkool.com, uncovers easy ways to protect the skin in summer naturally and safely. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 04, 2014 “Best Summer Skin Care Tips for Oily Skin and Dry Skin,” a new report created by Phuong Hoang on the site Vkool.com, shows safe and natural ways for protecting the skin in summer. In the first part of this report, people will discover ways on how to look after their skin in summer...

Animal Testing Alternative - Skin Cells Grown From Human Cells
2014-04-25 03:30:51

King's College London An international team led by King's College London and the San Francisco Veteran Affairs Medical Center (SFVAMC) has developed the first lab-grown epidermis – the outermost skin layer - with a functional permeability barrier akin to real skin. The new epidermis, grown from human pluripotent stem cells, offers a cost-effective alternative lab model for testing drugs and cosmetics, and could also help to develop new therapies for rare and common skin disorders. The...

Marijuana Use On A Casual Basis Still Linked To Brain Abnormalities
2014-04-16 11:17:29

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With the movement to legalize marijuana appearing to gain momentum across the US, new attention is being given to the negative effects the drug has on the brain. According to a new study published on Wednesday in the Journal of Neuroscience, even causal use of marijuana can have a significant impact of the shape, volume and density of certain brain regions. The study team also found that the more marijuana a person smoked – the more...

Using A Surrogate To Test Drugs' Effects On The Human Body
2014-03-26 14:57:31

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new project could help revolutionize the way doctors screen new drugs through a surrogate body system. Scientists are developing a project called Advanced Tissue-engineered Human Ectypal Network Analyzer (ATHENA), which aims to essentially be a testing station for new drugs on the human body. ATHENA will be a $19 million project that includes a liver, heart, lung and kidney all connected together and able to fit neatly on a desk....


Latest Organs Reference Libraries

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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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.