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2014-04-01 13:57:22

Wounds may heal more quickly if exposed to low-intensity vibration, report researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The finding, in mice, may hold promise for the 18 million Americans who have type 2 diabetes, and especially the quarter of them who will eventually suffer from foot ulcers. Their wounds tend to heal slowly and can become chronic or worsen rapidly. Timothy Koh, UIC professor of kinesiology and nutrition in the UIC College of Applied Health Sciences, was...

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 focused on the development, manufacturing and commercialization of tissue repair products, today announced that it has entered into a national purchasing agreement with Novation for the Company's MatriStem® devices. The MatriStem devices also were awarded the elite Innovative Technology...

2014-03-28 23:28:01

Representatives from Bio-Medical Instruments, Inc. demonstrate Thought Technology's Stress Control software and ProComp Infiniti physiological monitoring system at the American Counseling Association (ACA) Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii. The meeting takes place from March 27-30, 2014. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Thought Technology's new Stress Control Suite is a set of simple tools, designed to help clinicians do biofeedback therapy with clients, even if they have...

2014-03-27 23:26:23

World renowned researcher, Dr. Taka Shibamoto of the University of California, Davis has confirmed in his latest research findings that California based Puroast Coffee Company's coffee has significantly higher antioxidant levels than green tea and much lower acid content than other major coffee brands. Woodland, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Research findings from the University of California, Davis' Dr. Taka Shibamoto reveal a specially roasted coffee, Puroast®, has more than 7...

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 focused on the development, manufacturing and commercialization of tissue repair products, today announced that it will sponsor a continuing medical education (CME) credited lecture at the upcoming Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing (APWH) 2014 Annual Conference taking place March 27-30 in...

2014-03-25 23:32:10

The comprehensive outpatient treatment program at the Memorial Center for Wound Healing specializes in the prevention and treatment of chronic, non-healing wounds. Pembroke Pines, Fla. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Months after his surgery, 66-year-old Lawrence Liburd knew that the gaping 6-inch wound on the sole of his right foot just didn’t look right. After his podiatrist referred him to the Memorial Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at Memorial Hospital Pembroke,...

2014-03-23 23:02:33

Global Antioxidants Market 2014-2018, a New Research Report Available at Sandlerresearch.org Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 Antioxidants are molecules that inhibit oxidation of other molecules. Antioxidants neutralize the effects of free radicals in the human body and protect the body from the chain of the oxidation reaction by becoming oxidized themselves. There are two types of antioxidants: natural antioxidants and synthetic antioxidants. Antioxidants find application in various...

2014-03-17 23:21:58

Kevin Sorbo, star of Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Andromeda, is promoting the launch of his new film "God's Not Dead" in New York City as well as his new role as spokesman for a revolutionary new antioxidant measuring tool invented by New Jersey-based company Fluitec. Sorbo, who survived a previously undisclosed series of strokes while filming the Hercules series in New Zealand in the late 1990s, wrote True Strength, published in 2011, about the action star's...

2014-03-17 23:04:45

Representatives from Thought Technology will be on hand at the 45th Annual AAPB meeting in Savannah, GA to demonstrate the newest software suite designed for use with its world leading Biofeedback/Neurofeedback System: ProComp Infiniti. The conference takes place from March 19-22, 2014. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Thought Technology's new Stress Control Suite is a set of simple tools, designed to help clinicians do biofeedback therapy with clients, even if they have little...

2014-03-11 23:28:51

Spring Ahead Without Losing An Hour of Sleep - as Daylight Saving Time indicates we turn our clock hands one hour forward. Sparta, NJ (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Spring Ahead Without Losing an Hour of Sleep Daylight Saving Time- Spring Ahead Without Losing An Hour of Sleep. This past Saturday marked the early onset of Spring- as Daylight Saving Time indicates we turn our clock hands one hour forward. While this may come as a joy for some, those who have a great disdain mornings view it as a...


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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