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2013-06-03 23:16:58

Leading organic spa skin care brand adds to their best-selling VitaSkin Collection with a new product category and skin care starter sets. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Let Éminence Organic Skin Care (http://www.eminenceorganics.com) revolutionize your skin care regime with a brand new product category! New for summer 2013, the Vitaskin Booster-Serums are formulated with potent blends of the most active ingredients that allow you to customize and intensify the...

2013-05-31 23:23:39

Skin Care Tycoon developed by Nerida Weaver is a new business course that reveals to people business secrets and detailed instructions on how to create their own skin care brands. A full Skin Care Tycoon review on the site Vkool.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Skin Care Tycoon developed by Nerida Weaver is a new business course that reveals to people business secrets and detailed instructions on how to create their own skin care brands and how...

Distracted Driving Risks From Hand-Free Devices
2013-05-25 05:35:47

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The dangers of speaking on a cellphone or texting while driving have been well documented, but new research from the University of Alberta (U of A) suggests that using a hands-free device to talk while behind the wheel of a car can also lead to a significant increase in driver-related errors that could put others at risk. Yagesh Bhambhani, a professor in the U of A Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, and graduate student Mayank...

2013-05-19 23:03:18

Skin Brushing is a lost art but Sublime Beauty® is helping to reintroduce it. Skin Brushing brings benefits to health through improved circulation, lymphatic support, cellulite management and better skin quality. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) May 19, 2013 Exciting new Skin Brushes are available from Sublime Beauty®, who is reintroducing a great practice known through the ages but is a lost art today. "Skin Brushing, also known as dry body brushing, has so many benefits for our health...

2013-05-04 11:57:08

Mathematicians from Queen Mary, University of London will bring researchers one-step closer to understanding how the structure of the brain relates to its function in two recently published studies. Publishing in Physical Review Letters the researchers from the Complex Networks group at Queen Mary´s School of Mathematical Sciences describe how different areas in the brain can have an association despite a lack of direct interaction. The team, in collaboration with researchers in...

Autism Diagnosis Could Be Made At Birth
2013-04-26 06:21:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the Yale School of Medicine and the MIND Institute at the University of California, Davis claim to have discovered a new method of determining a child´s potential risk of becoming autistic. According to CBS News reporter Ryan Jaslow, the researchers report doctors may be able to detect clues about a child´s risk of developing an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by examining the placenta at the time of...


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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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.