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2012-06-02 23:01:42

TheBeautyPlace.com features Toppik Hair Building Fibers, a hair loss product used to conceal thinning hair. (PRWEB) June 02, 2012

2012-05-31 01:17:54

Henry Ford Hospital dermatologists say skin transplant surgery is safe and effective for restoring skin pigmentation caused by the skin disease vitligo.

2012-05-27 23:01:56

TheBeautyPlace.com features Joico hair care products, a salon quality line of hair care, concentrated on treating and attending to every hair type's specific needs. Miami,

2012-05-25 23:02:28

The recently launched website http://www.skintagshelp.com from Internet Marketing Services has just included two new sections dedicated to skin tag removal

2012-05-10 14:02:25

This summer's action film, "The Amazing Spider-Man™," is another match-up between the superhero and his nemesis the Lizard.

2012-05-10 13:48:58

With high UV levels continuing in Queensland this autumn, young people are at risk of suffering the worst skin damage they will receive during their lifetime, research from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has found.


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Nail
2013-03-05 14:40:49

Nails are found on the fingers and toes alike. Formation and Orientation Nails are made of the protein keratin, much like hair as they are related, which is tough and strong and able to protect the ends of the fingers they cover. The nail plate, nail matrix, the nail sinus and the nail bed all make up the nail. The matrix is broken up into two sections; the nonvisible layer is simply referred to as the matrix while the visible part is called the lunula. The matrix is the tissue...

Skin
2013-03-04 15:18:05

Skin is the outermost organ that protects and incases the tendons, ligaments, bones, muscles, etc. It is also the largest organ of the human body. Formation and Orientation Healthy skin consists of vitamins A, C, D and E, but in all skin, there are melanocytes which produce mesodermal cells. These cells allow for the absorption of UV rays. There are five main pigments that provide color in the skin’s many levels. Although not found in the skin, Oxyhemoglobin is found in the blood,...

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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.