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2014-12-15 23:01:59

Use in Topical Products Show Promise for Skin “Brightening” Effect* New York, NY (PRWEB) December 15, 2014 A recent study of healthy adult women

2014-12-11 04:21:32

BERLIN, December 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 250 of the world's leading specialists met in Berlin last weekend Time and again, the topic of sudden cardiac death

2014-12-10 12:27:36

LONDON, December 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent proposals by the FDA to revise the ICH E14 guideline include the suggestion that the requirement for a thorough QTc study

2014-12-04 23:12:08

Collagen Dressings Show Effectiveness in Treating Aggressive, Chronic Wounds Bristol, PA (PRWEB) December 04, 2014 Gentell, Inc.

2014-12-04 23:01:49

According to a recent study, each year U.S. businesses lose more than $300 billion due to stress-related issues and illness.

2014-11-29 23:02:30

Health professionals are invited to attend an online presentation in which Jon Bale will discuss the use of a typical biofeedback assessment tool and the role it plays in teaching clients to control

2014-11-25 23:08:51

Kurbo Health Co-founder and Pediatric Obesity Counseling Expert Shares Holiday Healthy Eating Survival Strategies Palo Alto, California (PRWEB) November 25,

2014-11-24 08:25:33

RedoxSYS Diagnostic System Utilized in Studies of Parkinson's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, and Exercise-Induced Oxidative Stress in Athletes ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Nov.

2014-11-22 23:00:35

Therapeutics Goods Administration approves Setria® Glutathione New York, NY (PRWEB) November 22, 2014 Setria® Glutathione is now available

2014-11-19 23:12:51

Organic Australian brand offers low fat and high-powered protein and an antioxidant supplement Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) November 19, 2014 Optimum Life


Latest Physiology Reference Libraries

Temperature Examination
2012-11-26 23:06:36

Taking a patient's temperature is an initial part of a full clinical examination. The moment the medical provider comes within inches of the patient’s skin, they can tell if there is a change in the patient’s temperature. Heat radiates from a febrile patient, skin becomes clammy when cardiac output is reduced, and cold skin can be an ominous sign when combined with other negative findings. Temperature is an important indicator for patient status. How the Temperature is Attained...

Cricothyroid ligament
2012-07-01 19:07:37

The cricothyroid ligament makes up the largest part of the laryngeal membrane, consisting of a median (anterior) and twin lateral ligaments. The median cricothyroid ligament is a flat band of white tissue joining the cricoid and thyroid cartilages. The lateral cricothyroid ligament is also known as the conus elasticus. The main function of the ligament is to keep the cricoid and thyroid from traveling too far. This ligament is cut during emergency cricothyrotomy. Image Caption: Larynx -...

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2014-01-12 00:00:00

Biology is the study of living organisms. Before the 19th century, biology was known as natural history (the study of all living things). Gottfried Reinhold Treviranus was the first person to coin the term biology. Biology comes from the Greek words bios (meaning "life") and logia (meaning "study of"). It is a common science that is a standard subject in schools and universities around the world. Over a million papers are published annually in biology and medicinal journals. Not just a...

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2007-05-21 06:18:54

The Electric eel, Electrophorus electricus, is a species of fish. It is capable of generating powerful electric shocks, which it uses for both hunting and self-defense. It is a top predator in its South American range. Despite its name it is not an eel at all but rather a knifefish. Taxonomy The species is so unusual that it has been reclassified several times. Originally it was given its own family Electrophoridae, and then placed to a genus of Gymnotidae alongside Gymnotus....

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