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2013-10-07 12:25:24

LANGHORNE, Pa., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Departing on his white stallion, the Lone Ranger would shout, "Hi-Yo, Silver! Away!" As they galloped off, someone would ask, "Who was that masked man, anyway?" The masked crusader, his faithful horse and his Indian friend Tonto have become enduring icons of America's Old West. In modern America, another "silver" is fast becoming a beloved and enduring icon--in wound care. Over the past three to five years, silver technology has...

2013-10-02 16:24:58

Fitness Industry's First Waterproof Activity Tracker Providing ECG Accurate Heart Rate From the Wrist - and Requiring No Charging - Now Includes Accurate Auto-Detection Sleep Tracking FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Salutron, Inc., recognized leaders for the most innovative and scientifically accurate fitness and wellness products, today unveiled the LifeTrak Zone C410 - the latest in NASA caliber physiologic monitoring for activity and sleep tracking. Dr. Jin Lee, Chief...

2013-10-01 23:02:03

Kirkman® releases new product Antioxidant/Cell Protect - Hypoallergenic in both its consumer and professional product lines. Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Kirkman®, a manufacturer known for the purity of its nutritional supplements, has just released a new product, Antioxidant/Cell Protect – Hypoallergenic. Antioxidants are an integral part of the disease fighting process and protect the body from dangerous free radicals that invade the cells and cause illness. This...

2013-10-01 08:31:27

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Luoxis Diagnostics (a subsidiary of Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE), today announced results from a recently completed clinical study of patients with isolated traumatic brain injury (iTBI). This study demonstrated statistically significant correlations between oxidation-reduction potential (ORP) and the severity of injury among iTBI patients. ORP is measured using the company's proprietary RedoxSYS(TM) diagnostic...

2013-09-27 10:12:13

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered an important process by which special immune cells in the skin help heal wounds. They found that these skin-resident immune cells function as “first responders” to skin injuries in part by producing the molecule known as interleukin-17A (IL-17A), which wards off infection and promotes wound healing. “This appears to be a critical and unique component of mammals’ defense against skin wounds, and we hope that it will...

Fruits And Vegetables Increase Life Span
2013-09-26 10:16:05

[ Watch the Video: Live Longer By Eating Your Vegetables Every Day ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Your mother probably always told that eating your fruits and vegetables would help you to grow up big and strong. According to a new study in the American Journal of Epidemiology, a diet full of fruits and veggies will also increase your chance of living a longer life. Conducted by a team of European researchers, the study included data on nearly 26,000 deaths...

2013-09-25 16:26:37

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthpoint Biotherapeutics today announced it will assume the Smith & Nephew (LSE: SN, NYSE: SNN) corporate identity as part of its ongoing integration into the global medical technology business. Smith & Nephew acquired Healthpoint Biotherapeutics in December 2012. "Assuming the Smith & Nephew name reflects the evolution of our organization as a biotherapeutic leader now operating within a multinational organization,"...

2013-09-20 11:17:03

Paracetamol has a significant effect on exercise performance and the body's ability to cope with the thermal challenge of exercise in the heat, shows a study published today [20 September] in Experimental Physiology. The research team have previously shown that paracetamol can improve endurance performance through a reduction in exercise-induced pain. This study suggests, for the first time, that paracetamol can also improve the length of time someone can exercise for in hot conditions....

2013-09-19 23:25:19

Xtreme NO is the power packed formula for muscle growth and incredible strength. The product is fortified with powerful ingredients that help boost nitric oxide levels in the body to make muscle building faster and easier. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 These days, many of workout enthusiasts prefer using all natural supplements as an addition to their workout program to get in shape and build muscles. This is the new way to get much better results in a short time. With these...

2013-09-17 23:22:26

Reboot’s revolutionary formula reduces oxidative stress, can slow the aging process, and boosts wellbeing. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Researchers have just confirmed the unique efficacy of Reboot. Of all the antioxidant supplements out there, like Vitamin C or generic botanical blends, only Reboot has been clinically tested with a placebo human study and proven to increase the body’s natural defenses against the cell and DNA damage associated with aging. Researchers...


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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