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2014-07-15 23:05:59

Okyanos Heart Institute and Perkins Healthcare Technologies Form Partnership to Enhance New Cardiac Stem Cell Therapy Cath Lab Freeport, Bahamas (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Okyanos Heart Institute, a leader in cardiac adult stem cell therapy, has selected Perkins Healthcare Technologies to provide video integration solutions for its new state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization lab. The video integration system is paired with Phillips equipment, creating a top-grade comprehensive solution for...

2014-07-15 23:00:28

Researchers at UC Davis School of Medicine have for the first time shown that a polysialylated glycoprotein that regulates neurodevelopment exists on the surface of cells in the adult inner ear. Sacramento, Calif. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Researchers at UC Davis School of Medicine have for the first time shown that a polysialylated glycoprotein that regulates neurodevelopment exists on the surface of cells in the adult inner ear. This biomarker of early cells allows researchers to identify...

2014-07-15 12:28:51

Hoskins Joins Leading Doctors to Help Guide Americord's Innovations in Cord Blood Banking NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americord announced today that Iffath Abbasi Hoskins, M.D. has joined the company's Advisory Board. Dr. Hoskins is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City. She is a practicing obstetrician-gynecologist and a sub-specialist in maternal-fetal medicine, which focuses on...

2014-07-15 12:28:25

Accepted to stem cell treatment, but insurance won't cover it POLLOCK PINES, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marc Serchia, 56, is waiting on a miracle, and if the doctors are correct he doesn't have much more time. At the age of 39, Marc suffered a massive heart attack, faced a 5-hour surgery to repair blocked arteries, and died on the surgical table six separate times. Unbelievably, he survived, but with a severely damaged heart. Doctors wouldn't put him near the top of the...

2014-07-14 16:24:23

Yesenia Torres regained some mobility and sensation in her body after a car accident left her paralyzed from the chest down at the age of 21. NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesenia Torres was an outgoing, popular teenager, with the body of an athlete. the face of a model, and long, beautiful hair. She was turning heads wherever she went. And then a car accident changed her life forever. Like typical 21 year olds, Yesenia and her two girlfriends were taking a road trip to...

2014-07-14 16:24:19

NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Horizon Charitable Foundation (BHCF) officially received its 501(c)(3) status on May 9, 2014.A 501(c) organization, also known colloquially as a 501(c), is an American tax-exempt nonprofit organization. Section 501(c) of the United States Internal Revenue Code (26 U.S.C. § 501(c)) provides that 29 types of nonprofit organizations are exempt from some federal income taxes.501(c)(3) exemptions apply to corporations, and any community chest,...

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2014-07-14 13:18:39

University of Wisconsin-Madison The ability to reliably and safely make in the laboratory all of the different types of cells in human blood is one key step closer to reality. Writing today in the journal Nature Communications, a group led by University of Wisconsin-Madison stem cell researcher Igor Slukvin reports the discovery of two genetic programs responsible for taking blank-slate stem cells and turning them into both red and the array of white cells that make up human blood. [...

2014-07-13 23:02:44

ReportsnReports.com adds “EpiCast Report Graft-Versus-Host Disease - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023” to its store. US will have the highest number of diagnosed incident cases of aGVHD in the 6MM, with 4,989 diagnosed incident cases. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Epidemiologists forecast an increase in the diagnosed incident cases of aGVHD in the 6MM, from 8,062 diagnosed incident cases in 2013 to 11,568 diagnosed incident cases in 2023, at an Annual Growth Rate (AGR) of 4.35%,...

2014-07-10 12:45:13

Salk Institute New results ease previous concerns that gene-editing techniques—used to develop therapies for genetic diseases—could add unwanted mutations to stem cells. The ability to switch out one gene for another in a line of living stem cells has only crossed from science fiction to reality within this decade. As with any new technology, it brings with it both promise—the hope of fixing disease-causing genes in humans, for example—as well as questions and safety concerns....

2014-07-10 12:34:40

Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncologicas (CNIO) The pluripotency factor NANOG regulates cell proliferation in epithelia of the skin and oesophagus in adult organisms; blocking the action of the gene diminishes the capacity of tumour cells to divide Scientists from the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) have discovered that NANOG, an essential gene for embryonic stem cells, also regulates cell division in stratified epithelia—those that form part of the epidermis of...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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