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2014-07-22 12:30:35

BOSTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vittamed Corporation, a neurodiagnostics medical device

2014-07-21 20:22:14

CORALVILLE, Iowa, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McCord Research, Inc. was recently granted a second US patent (U.S. Patent No. 8,796,315).

2014-07-11 12:24:42

HOUSTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kindred Hospital Houston Northwest, with Wound Care Specialists, is proud to announce the opening of its new outpatient wound healing center.

Foods Rich In Antioxidants May Promote Cancer Growth
2014-07-11 10:05:11

Around the globe, health conscious people have sought out antioxidant supplements and eaten diets rich in antioxidants for decades in an attempt to live healthy lives for a long time. Surprisingly, recent clinical trials have dashed the hopes of people taking antioxidant supplements to reduce the risk of cancer.

2014-07-07 08:27:47

DUBLIN, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dklp6n/animal_healthcare)

NIH Gives Advice Hyperthermia For Older Adults
2014-07-03 03:40:07

During the summer, it is important for everyone, especially older adults and people with chronic medical conditions, to be aware of the dangers of hyperthermia. The National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the NIH, has some tips to help mitigate some of the dangers.

burrowing frog
2014-07-01 03:45:29

Scientists at the University of Queensland, Australia, have identified key genes that help burrowing frogs avoid muscle wastage whilst they are dormant. These genetic insights could help prevent muscle atrophy in bedridden human patients, or even astronauts.

2014-06-20 23:01:29

In an upcoming presentation, Stephanie Nihon, MSc, BCIA, BCN will discuss the evolution of the use of imagery in sports and how this technique can help athletes perform at their best.

2014-06-17 12:49:48

Winter takes its toll on living things.

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


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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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