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2014-07-02 23:13:41

Improve skin from the inside AND outside with the new Sublime Beauty® kit. A bottle of natural Phytoceramides and a popular Skin Brush are included. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Fresh, healthy skin is the goal of many, and a new Sublime Beauty® kit will help attain it. "We put together two great tools for fabulous skin: a popular Skin Brush and natural Phytoceramides," says Kathy Heshelow, founder of Sublime Beauty®. Daily Skin Brushing: only 10...

2014-07-01 09:53:38

UCSF UCSF Study Questions Role of Skin Pigment in Enabling Survival at Higher Latitudes The popular idea that Northern Europeans developed light skin to absorb more UV light so they could make more vitamin D – vital for healthy bones and immune function – is questioned by UC San Francisco researchers in a new study published online in the journal Evolutionary Biology. Ramping up the skin’s capacity to capture UV light to make vitamin D is indeed important, according to a team...

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2014-06-25 05:33:12

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Emotions are often considered relative states that are difficult to measure. It may not be far off in the future, however, when scientists will be able to quantify emotional states. A team of researchers at KAIST in Daejeon, South Korea have developed a sensor that can directly measure the degree and occurrence of goose bumps, technically known as piloerection. This wearable device measures 20mm x 20mm. Goose bumps occur because of...

2014-06-24 12:34:21

Wearable Human-Machine Interface Developed at KAIST in South Korea Quantitatively Measures Goose Bumps -- a Step Toward Direct Detection of Human Emotional States WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Can emotional states be measured quantitatively, and if so what would advertising, manufacturing and social media companies do with that data? Imagine a world in which a consumer's real-time physical and emotional response helped to determine his/her experience of music,...

2014-06-16 12:29:29

REHOVOT, Israel, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CollPlant (TASE: CLPT), developer and manufacturer of human collagen-based medical products announces that it has received approval from the Israeli Ministry of Health to carry out clinical trial with its Flowable Gel, an advanced and innovative product for the treatment of wounds. CollPlant plans to start the trial in the coming weeks. For the conduction of the trial, CollPlant will cooperate with the Maccabi HMO, and the...

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 analysis of the wound care dressing market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes OSNovative Systems Inc. with the 2014 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation Leadership. The company's self-adaptive wound dressing, Enluxtra(TM), provides better clinical outcomes, remarkably...

2014-05-28 08:32:36

Experimental product candidate OmegaSkin(TM) wound dressing shows qualitative differences in wound histology over control wounds RESTON, Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eqalix, Inc. today announced the results of a pre-clinical study on its novel electro-spun soy protein-based tissue scaffold, OmegaSkin(TM) wound dressing, suggesting enhanced tissue generation in a pig model of full thickness excisional wound healing. The study was conducted at the Temple University Institute of...

2014-05-13 16:05:05

Rockefeller University Press In addition to its known capacity to promote bleeding events, aspirin also inhibits wound healing. New research published in The Journal of Experimental Medicine now describes how aspirin acts on key skin cells called keratinocytes, delaying skin repair at wound sites. A better understanding of this process offers hope for the development of drugs to encourage wounds to heal. The public health impact of chronic wounds is significant, affecting 6.5 million...

2014-05-06 16:33:25

MARIETTA, Ga., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent-protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that two of its peer-reviewed scientific studies have been published in the scientific literature. The Company's study "Angiogenic Properties of Dehydrated Human Amnion/Chorion Allografts: Therapeutic Potential for Soft Tissue Repair and...

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 — the source of the “fight-or-flight” response — also heightens stresses at the cellular level, inhibiting wound healing and promoting a state of chronic inflammation that prohibits the body’s stem cells from migrating to a wound to encourage skin regeneration, UC Davis researchers have found. The research, published in the April issue...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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