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2014-06-16 08:28:11

Functionalities such as higher absorption and moisture adaptability differentiate Enluxtra from competitors MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent

2014-06-10 23:05:08

According to a new report from BCC Research,the global market for advanced wound management is expected to grow to $11.3 billion by 2018, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of

2014-06-10 23:01:48

Internationally recognized expert in biofeedback, neurofeedback, resilience, peak performance, addiction and behavioral medicine, Stephen Sideroff, Ph.D.

2014-06-06 23:09:41

On April 14, the FDA classified the previous recall of Freestyle and Freestyle Flash Blood Glucose Meters, by Abbott, as Class I.

blue light at night increases hunger
2014-06-03 05:31:33

Exposure to blue-enriched light immediately before and during the evening meal may increase hunger and alter metabolism.

2014-06-02 20:22:55

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc.

2014-06-02 08:31:12

Staff expanded in preparation for initiation of pulmonary and ophthalmic clinical trials DURHAM, N.C., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parion Sciences, a company dedicated to the development of

2014-05-30 23:17:19

ResearchMoz.us includes new market research report " Glucose Monitoring Devices 2014 - Southeast Asia Market Snapshot: Industry Size, Shares, Growth, Analysis, Trends And Forecast" to

2014-05-30 23:05:32

Dr. Erik Peper, BFE President, has just confirmed that the next BFE conference is set to take place in Rome, Italy from March 23-28, 2015.


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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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.