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2014-01-29 23:35:22

Growth factors in the new Sublime Beauty® serum tell the skin fibroblasts to make collagen, key to strong, vibrant skin. Collagen diminishes as we age and is a key factor to wrinkles and sagging. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Sublime Beauty® introduces its high-end product, "Cell Renewal | Fibroblast Serum" this week, and includes a 50% off launch discount and informative 6 page report. "Many of our clients are looking for the best topical...

2014-01-29 23:34:17

Anti-aging, antioxidant serum uses extracts from micro algae, precious stone and olive. Saint- Malo, France (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Available in spas in the United States and at http://www.lespausa.com Introducing a complete skin renewing effect created from the best antioxidant ingredients available from both land and sea. Phytocéane Research has discovered AquaSaphir, a blue micro algae extract that diminishes the skin’s stress levels, which play a role in premature aging. This...

2014-01-28 23:03:08

Exert Co. releases the Exert Smart Body Coolant, a spray that activates when skin temperature rises, cooling the body by 2-6 degrees. (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Sitting at a desk at work or meeting in a conference room are two of the worst times to endure a hot flash. A small amount of sweating can be passed off as purely stress-induced when facing a deadline or when in a heated discussion. But a full-blown hot flash at work is impossible to hide and can become incredibly embarrassing....

2014-01-24 23:02:11

North America has been experiencing an onslaught of brutal winter weather, with massive amounts of snow, ice, and record low temperatures. As we look ahead to continued severe weather, here are some winter survival tips from Topical BioMedics, Inc., to help you get through it safely and in the best of health. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 North America has been under siege by an onslaught of brutal winter weather, with massive amounts of snow, ice, and frigid temperatures. These...

Health Effects Of Jet Lag Night Shift
2014-01-21 14:07:33

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sleep and systems biology researchers from the University of Surrey found that jet lag or working the late shift could have a significant impact on health. Researchers placed 22 participants on a 28-hour day schedule, delaying their sleep-wake cycle by four hours each day until sleep occurred during the middle of the day. The team then collected blood samples to measure the participants' rhythms of gene expression. The...

2014-01-20 10:34:39

Normally, tissue injury triggers a mechanism in cells that tries to repair damaged tissue and restore the skin to a normal, or homeostatic state. Errors in this process can give rise to various problems, such as chronic inflammation, which is a known cause of certain cancers. "It has been noted that cancer resembles a state of chronic wound healing, in which the wound-healing program is erroneously activated and perpetuated," says Professor Adrian Krainer of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory...

2014-01-15 12:26:24

Supplementation with renowned pine bark extract shown effective in boosting muscle performance, increasing endurance and reducing cramping by controlling oxidative stress HOBOKEN, N.J., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research published in the December 2013 issue of The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness shows the effectiveness of a natural supplement in improving overall fitness performance levels and recovery. A clinical trial found that Pycnogenol(®) (pic-noj-en-ol), an...

2014-01-14 23:04:00

Exposing your eyes to ordinary light when you get up at night may cut off your melatonin and reset your circadian (internal) clock, making it hard for you and your unborn baby to sleep. Light bulbs that don’t make the blue rays that kill melatonin are now available at http://www.lowbluelights.com. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 The new book “Pregnant? New Baby? Need Sleep!” by Richard Hansler PhD describes how understanding how light affects human beings can make...

Antioxidant Compound Protects Against UVA Radiation And Oxidative Stress
2014-01-12 05:10:34

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from Newcastle University have discovered that an antioxidant called Tiron provides complete protection against certain types of sun damage and could ultimately be beneficial in keeping skin looking younger for longer. In laboratory tests, the researchers compared protection by different antioxidants against sun damage from UVA radiation or free radical stress. Some of the antioxidants tested are commonly found in food...

2014-01-09 23:02:52

When kids head out into the cold weather they may not be thinking of the risks that could come. Follow these simple tips from experts at Dayton Children's Hospital to protect your child from hypothermia and frostbite, while still allowing them to have some winter fun playing outdoors. (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 When the weather gets colder, kids can’t wait to head outside and play in the snow. However, they may not be thinking of the risks that come with being out in the cold. Follow...


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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