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‘Sodium Rhythms’ In The Body Discovered In Space Simulations
2013-01-09 10:45:09

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Russians were simulating a flight to Mars, and clinical pharmacologist Jenz Titze, M.D., knew that it would be a one-of-a-kind opportunity to study the participating cosmonauts. Titze wanted to explore long-term sodium balance in humans because he didn't believe that the standard textbook view was entirely correct — namely, that the salt we eat is rapidly excreted in urine to maintain relatively constant body sodium levels....

2012-12-20 05:01:55

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp® attempts to submit clients´ inventions to companies for review. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) December 19, 2012 InventHelp®, America´s largest invention submission company, announces that one of its clients, an inventor from California, has designed a flushable pad that could help prevent urine from splashing out of a toilet and causing a smelly, germ-filled mess. This invention is patented. “LessMess” would protect the toilet rim,...

2012-12-09 05:00:35

Bladder control formula is now available to men and women courtesy of Flotrol. This new and all-natural support product is designed to limit the amount of restroom visits that a man or women might have without using a system of bladder support. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) December 08, 2012 Bladder issues can happen to men and women from age or irregularity with digestion. The Flotrol company has released its new bladder control formula to help offer natural support without a prescription....

Pee Power Fuels Electric Generator
2012-11-09 12:50:14

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online We may not always have access to the finer things in life, such as food, clean water or electricity, but no matter where we are in any imagined apocalyptic scenario, we will always have our urine. Assuming, of course, that there´s at least enough water for us to transform into urine. The devil is in the details, after all. Humans have always tried to turn something bountiful and common into something wonderful or...

2012-10-20 04:02:10

From Oct. 20-22, the Bedwetting Store will be showcasing two new bedwetting treatments, in addition to some of the most popular bedwetting alarms and vibrating watches, at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) conference in New Orleans. Ashton, MD (PRWEB) October 19, 2012 America´s largest distributor of enuresis products, the Bedwetting Store, will soon be offering two new childhood wetting treatments, which include a bedwetting alarm and a vibrating reminder watch, for medical...

2012-10-19 04:00:24

The Bedwetting Store will be presenting some of the world´s most popular and newest bedwetting alarms and vibrating watches at the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) assembly from Oct. 18-20. Ashton, MD (PRWEB) October 18, 2012 The Bedwetting Store, America´s largest distributor of enuresis products, will be showcasing several childhood wetting treatments such as bedwetting alarms and vibrating reminder watches at the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)...

2012-10-17 22:29:53

The characteristic shape of a man's urine can help diagnose urinary problems Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have discovered that the characteristic shape of a man's urine stream could be used to help diagnose urinary problems. The research, published in PLOS One today (16 October) is the first study to analyze the specific pattern a man's urine makes and whether it could be used to detect prostate problems. Co-author Dr Martin Knight from Queen Mary's School of...

Chinese Soft-Shelled Turtles Release Waste Through Their Mouth
2012-10-11 19:54:10

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online "Necessary? Is it necessary for me to drink my own urine? No, but I do it anyway because it's sterile and I like the taste," says Rip Torn's character, Patches O'Houlihan, in the hit comedic movie Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story. While Patches O'Houlihan might seem like an oddball for drinking his own urine, scientists have found that one species of turtle would deem it as being completely normal, at least in a similar sense....

2012-07-31 06:52:13

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — University of Cincinnati researchers have discovered a new genetic target for diuretic therapy in patients with fluid overload, such as those with congestive heart failure, liver cirrhosis or kidney failure. These results could lead to the first new diuretic therapy in 25 years and could help patients who have a diuretic resistance. Diuretics help increase urine output and help patients get rid of excess fluid when kidneys can´t perform that function....


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.