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2014-04-28 23:00:32

UC Davis finding may lead to novel stem cell treatments for chronic wounds. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 The stress hormone epinephrine —

2014-04-25 23:06:49

As summer approaches, getting swimsuit ready is on the minds of many.

2014-04-25 23:05:30

The market for feed antioxidants is estimated to reach $238.5 million by 2018, with a projected CAGR of 4.5% from 2013 to 2018.

2014-04-24 23:16:00

In an upcoming workshop on biofeedback training, Didier Combatalade will instruct healthcare professionals on the benefits of using biofeedback with their clients.

2014-04-23 16:30:05

2014 wound healing research grant awarded to the Wound Healing Society Foundation ORLANDO, Fla., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bates-Jensen Wound Reach Foundation and

2014-04-22 12:31:27

CANTON, Mass. and ORLANDO, Fla., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, Organogenesis Inc.

2014-04-18 10:32:59

In the April issue of Experimental Biology and Medicine a multidisciplinary research team led by Drs. Rex Gaskins and Paul Kenis in the Institute of Genomic Biology (IGB) on the campus of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign describe their recent work on subcellular redox homeostasis.

2014-04-16 08:36:03

DALLAS, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Feed Antioxidants Market by Type (BHA, BHT, Ethoxyquin & Others), By Livestock (Swine, Cattle, Poultry, Aquatic Animals

2014-04-15 23:03:05

TesTme Kit spokesman Kevin Sorbo to appear in San Antonio to share how he is working with Fluitec, world renowned experts in measuring antioxidants in machinery, to help humans understand and


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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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Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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