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2014-04-14 16:25:40

DUBLIN, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/83kkkx/global_animal) has announced the addition of the "Global

jetlag
2014-04-11 10:03:42

Whether it’s during a hum-drum work trip or the vacation of a lifetime, jet lag can disrupt daytime activities and make sleeping at night extremely difficult.

2014-04-10 16:19:56

In early fetal development, skin wounds undergo regeneration and healing without scar formation.

2014-04-09 16:25:41

Available nationwide on Amazon.com, UniStrip1(TM) Test Strips are cleared by the FDA for use with J&J's LifeScan® OneTouch® Ultra®, Ultra®2, UltraMini® and UltraSmart® blood glucose meters.

2014-04-01 15:15:55

To improve recovery for heart attack patients, hospitals should maintain normal day and night cycles for those patients during the first few days after the attack.

2014-04-01 13:57:22

Wounds may heal more quickly if exposed to low-intensity vibration.

2014-03-31 08:30:30

New contract broadens access of MatriStem to an additional 100,000 healthcare entities COLUMBIA, Md., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACell, Inc., a leading regenerative medicine company

2014-03-28 23:28:01

Representatives from Bio-Medical Instruments, Inc.

2014-03-27 23:26:23

World renowned researcher, Dr.

2014-03-26 08:29:41

CME-credited Event to Leverage Broad UBM Clinical Experience for Expanded Awareness COLUMBIA, Md., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACell, Inc., a leading regenerative medicine company


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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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abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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