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2015-05-18 00:00:00

Researchers at the University of Manchester are developing a shocking new solution to an age old problem: A medical method that can improve wound healing by electrifying a patient’s skin.

2015-05-13 23:08:34

Breakthrough Paratherm™ AP (Antioxidant Protection) additive product rejuvenates oxidized hot oil. West Conshohocken, PA (PRWEB) May 13, 2015 Usually,

2015-05-12 23:04:20

According to the new report from BCC Research, the global antioxidants market has grown by 3.8% to nearly $4.7 billion in 2014 from $4.5 billion in 2013.

2015-05-06 16:34:24

First-ever national patient registry aims to accelerate evidence about integrative interventions NEW YORK, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrative medicine interventions lead to significant

2015-04-28 23:10:51

SY-203L improves healing and reduces scar formation in 3rd degree burns Claremont, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2015 According to a 2013 report from the American

2015-04-23 08:26:57

SACRAMENTO, California, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On World Day for Animals in Laboratories (April 24th), former Sopranos actress Drea de Matteo has teamed up with

2015-04-21 23:12:11

Oxford Biomedical Research, Inc. has been awarded two U.S. Patents for methods to measure antioxidants and oxidative damage.

2015-04-18 23:01:02

A recent study by Queendom.com and PsychTests.com indicates that both men and women can fall victim to emotional eating.

2015-04-03 23:02:08

NYDNRehab Clinic introduces a groundbreaking approach using biofeedback technology to determine athlete’s ability to return to field after an injury. New York,

2015-03-30 12:30:50

One of the World's Leading Magnesium Researchers Suggests Diet Changes, Supplements, Soaking in Epsom Salt CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Most Americans do not get enough magnesium


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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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overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
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  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
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