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2013-06-27 23:31:43

Skin Brushing is an important action that can be practiced each day for better health and well-being. Sublime Beauty® is a big fan, and has produced a new short video about only three of the healthy benefits. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Sublime Beauty® wants Skin Brushing to make a resurgence. It has been practiced through the ages (Ancient Greece, Egypt, Ayurvedic India and even in American Indian cultures) up through the early 1900s in the U.S. But it fell away...

2013-06-26 16:52:42

We constantly grow new skin and slough off the old. Until now, scientists have never agreed on exactly how this works, but new research from the University of Sheffield may provide the answer. Engineers and biologists at the University of Sheffield have shown how a recent theory-- that skin has 'sleeping' stem cells which can be woken up when required-- best explains how our skin constantly regrows. The research-- conducted in collaboration with The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G),...

2013-06-19 23:27:10

We live in a fast-paced and often stressed world. What if adding one simple act to your daily routine could boost your health and help reduce stress? St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 "What if adding one simple act that takes only 5 minutes a day could boost your health and well-being? Well, there is something easy to do," says Kathy Heshelow, founder of Sublime Beauty®. "It is called Skin Brushing." Skin Brushing has been practiced for centuries but became a lost art. Now,...

2013-06-18 23:27:12

The lost art of dry skin brushing is important for general health, as it helps rid skin of toxins and dead cells. The skin is our largest organ of elimination; but more than skin quality and detox is at play with skin brushing, says Sublime Beauty®. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 The timeless art of Skin Brushing has been lost in recent times but is making a comeback, says Sublime Beauty®. Why? Because the simple act of dry brushing the skin and the simple tool of a skin...

2013-06-10 10:53:45

Blood vessels within a sensory area of the mammalian brain loop and connect in unexpected ways, a new map has revealed. The study, published June 9 in the early online edition of Nature Neuroscience, describes vascular architecture within a well-known region of the cerebral cortex and explores what that structure means for functional imaging of the brain and the onset of a kind of dementia. David Kleinfeld, professor of physics and neurobiology at the University of California, San...

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...


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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.