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Premiere Fibers Unveils New Logo, Names for Innovative Brands

... Inventive and Earth-friendly fibers are available to solve customers' needs for ... but also its process. That's what Premiere fibers does. Premiere fibers is now introducing its new website at ...

A better mesh: Researchers 'tighten' body's protective coating

... won't catch small fish. Likewise, the microscopic fibers in the protective mucus coatings of the eyes, ... that tiny strands in the mucus layer -- the mucin fibers -- naturally tend to bundle and bunch together, ... by fluorescent imaging. "We suspected the fibers are bundled together, making large holes in the ...

LegalView Reports Cancer Risk for St. Louis Residents After Unapproved Asbestos Removal During Demolition

... exposing thousands of residents to asbestos fibers during the demolition of buildings. The city has ... cancer is linked to the inhalation of asbestos fibers that become airborne and begin to develop ... of these structures still contain deadly asbestos fibers and the EPA has developed regulated and approved ...

Science May Banish Bad Hair Days

... they've gotten extreme-close-up views of how hair fibers interact. Their insights could lead to products ... These projections create friction with other fibers and make hair feel rough to the touch and hard to ... research could help shed more light on how hair fibers interact and lead to better hair care products. ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac: June 11, 2008

... a process that may expand the use of natural fibers in renewable plastic composites used as strong, ... cars, airplanes, and other products. The coated fibers provide strength and will make composites more ... disposed. Existing composites made from natural fibers show poor adhesion qualities and must be ...

UPDATED: Deadly Asbestos Fibers Found on Chicago's Oak Street Beach

... deadly type. For decades, trillions of asbestos fibers were released daily and carried southward by Lake ... polluters facilitating and dumping asbestos fibers into the drinking water supply. Waves wash ... millions of unwitting victims to deadly asbestos fibers while corrupt public officials and polluters' ...

Deadly Asbestos Fibers Found on Chicago's Oak Street Beach

... deadly type. For decades, trillions of asbestos fibers were released daily and carried southward by Lake ... polluters facilitating and dumping asbestos fibers into the drinking water supply. Waves wash ... millions of unwitting victims to deadly asbestos fibers while corrupt public officials and polluters' ...

OmniGuide(R) Secures $25 Million in Funding to Support Continued Growth and New Market Penetration

... OmniGuide's BeamPath(TM) CO2 laser fibers are the most precise optical scalpels available. ... benefits to minimally invasive surgeries. Our fibers deliver, for the first time, this medically ... and CEO of OmniGuide. "OmniGuide's BeamPath fibers are enabling superior healthcare in more than 200 ...

Gel Enables Severed Spinal Cord Fibers to Regrow

... a spinal injury and enables severed spinal cord fibers to regenerate has been developed by researchers ... University in Chicago. They noted that nerve fibers do have the ability to regrow after a spinal ... into a scaffold that supports new nerve fibers as they grow up and down the spinal cord and ...

When poor communication pokes you in the eye

... the following course of development, additional fibers originate in the equator of the lens. These scale ... report, with the mutant mice, the growth of the fibers that fill up the body of the lenses, is ... the communication between the developing lens fibers would break down. Thus, it would be conceivable ...

Legal exposure to asbestos-like material linked to lung damage 25 years later

... processed vermiculite tainted with asbestos-like fibers that originated from a mine in Libby, Montana, ... that even low levels of exposure to asbestos-like fibers can cause thickening of the membrane that lines ... only to specific fibers, not to all types of fibers that have similar and predictable biological ...

$30.3 Million Jury Verdict Believed to Be New Jersey's Largest

... Award; Family Members' 'Take Home' Asbestos fibers and 50-Year- Old Victim's Own College Summer ... time, Maimon said, "bringing home cancer-causing fibers every day from work, unknowingly letting the microscopic fibers fragments waft throughout their home and settle. ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 20, 2008

... healthier ingredient in dog food than some of the fibers now in use. Their study is scheduled for the ... researchers have little information on corn fibers effects in dogs. In the new study, researchers ... Digestibility Responses by Dogs to Select Corn fibers DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT ARTICLE ...

The pitter patter of little feet... climbing straight up a wall

... is crafted from millions of tiny, hard, plastic fibers that establish grip; a mere square two ... glass plate. The extra strength is caused by the fibers bending over to make more contact, yet once released, the fibers returned to their original shape. The research ...

Controversial theory of Alzheimer's origin funded

... very abnormal: they join together to form tangled fibers that the cell cannot remove. The fibers accumulate until essential substances cannot move ... the first time the actual process by which the fibers form. Xu uses purified proteins to synthesize ...

With Calorie Counting on Holiday Hiatus, NutriSystem Offers 'Advanced' Resolution for 2008

... enhancements, including the addition of soluble fibers and Omega-3 fatty acids, for the new NutriSystem ... of heart-healthy soluble fibers and Omega-3 fatty acids that work to help promote ... and NutriSol(TM), an additional blend of soluble fibers that are naturally present in oats, fruits and ...

NutriSystem 'Advances' Weight-Loss Category

... high-satiety enhancements, including soluble fibers and Omega-3 fatty acids, for the new NutriSystem ... of heart-healthy soluble fibers and Omega-3 fatty acids that work to help promote ... and NutriSol(TM), an additional blend of soluble fibers that are naturally present in oats, fruits and ...

OmniGuide Announces Launch of LightPath(TM) CO2 Laser Fiber

... Inc., a company pioneering flexible CO2 laser fibers for precision surgery, announced today the launch ... manufacturing and marketing flexible CO2 laser fibers designed to help surgeons optimize their use of ... OmniGuide has several leading-edge flexible laser fibers for use in both hospital and office settings; ...

Drug Combo Blocks Pain Without Impairing Movement

... any standard local anesthetic blocks pain fibers and fibers that produce numbness and paralysis. We have managed to block pain fibers without the numbness or paralysis." QX-314 is ...

JCI table of contents: Sept. 4, 2007

... fast, which have different capabilities — slow fibers do not tire easily and are high endurance, whereas fast fibers tire easily and are low endurance. The relative ... by muscle usage — exercise training causes fast fibers to become slow fibers, whereas inactivity that ...

Established Medical Sub-Component Manufacturer Achieves ISO 13485 Certification

... say, ". . .with 25 years of experience designing and manufacturing optical fibers and fiber based products, medical OEMS can rely on us to meet their ... capabilities and their unique products, such as HCXtreme optical fibers for transmitting high laser powers through tight bends, is available at ...

New Study Shows that Prebiotics, as Used by Jackson GI Medical, Increases Lifespan by 33%

... shown synergistic health benefits versus the more common single-prebiotic fibers such as plain inulin. "This study, clearly demonstrating ... just a waste disposal system." Prebiotics are a special class of fibers which deliver health benefits by nourishing beneficial bacteria in the ...

Artificial liver may extend lives

... 12-inch cartridges containing cells derived from human liver cells and fibers are mounted on a standard blood-pumping unit. The patient's blood plasma flows inside of hollow fibers to allow appropriate two-way transfer of metabolites across the fiber ...

Gray matter under attack in multiple sclerosis

... of attack." Multiple sclerosis often advances in phases, where nerve fibers are successively and irreversibly destroyed by attacks from certain immune cells so-called T-lymphocytes. The axons that make up nerve fibers are sheathed in myelin. This protective layer consists of individual cells ...

Stem Cells Repair Damaged Corneas in Mice

... his colleagues collected stem cells from the stroma, a matrix of collagen fibers that gives the cornea its strength. In a healthy cornea, the collagen fibers run parallel to each other and are highly organized. In a damaged cornea, ...

Hissey Kientz, LLP Announces the Launch of Mesothelioma Lawyers Help Web Site

... or another asbestos-related disease after being exposed to asbestos fibers on the job, in the home or from another source. Asbestos is a ... of the health risks associated with asbestos exposure . When asbestos fibers are inhaled, they may cause mesothelioma, a deadly cancer that can attack ...

LegalView Informs Parents of Crib Recall Following Several Infant Deaths Caused by Asphyxiation from Improper Crib Mechanisms

... is a cancer that is caused after a victim has inhaled asbestos fibers or dust. The fibers cause the creation of cancerous cells forming on the interior lining of ...

Unique skeletal muscle design contributes to spine stability

... that the multifidus has a unique packing design consisting of short fibers arranged within rods, and that these fibers are stiffer than any other in the body. Using laser diffraction methods ...

LSUHSC's England leads development of new testing guidelines for common nerve disorder

... common forms of polyneuropathy (multiple nerve involvement), the nerve fibers (individual cells that make up the nerve) most distant from the brain and ... functions. Skin biopsy may also be useful to diagnose loss of tiny nerve fibers in the skin. ...

LegalView Reports on Rare Traumatic Brain Injury Condition That Could Cause Complete Paralysis of A Victim

... deadly form of cancer that is caused through the inhalation of asbestos fibers and dust. Once inhaled, the asbestos fibers begin to form cancerous cells on the lining of the lungs, however, because ...

Breakthroughs Offer Hope to MS Patients

... disease, because it attacks the central nervous system. The nerve fibers of the central nervous system are surrounded and protected by a fatty tissue called myelin, which helps the fibers conduct electrical impulses. With MS, myelin is lost in multiple areas, ...

Safety of Synthetic Turf Validated by NJ Test Results

... tests, the NJDHSS reported that the amount of lead chromate contained in fibers from the three fields available for absorption in the intestine, which is ... made significant improvements. For example, more than 90% of the colored fibers used in synthetic turf today contain lead chromate levels below the ...

Cornell receives federal grants to create fabrics to render toxic chemicals harmless

... is aimed at understanding how very small electrical charges present in fibers and nanofibers can help in capturing nanoparticles, bacteria and viruses. "Understanding how these charges are injected into the fibers and how they are dissipated under different environmental conditions can ...

London Luxury LLC Announces Exclusive Partnership with Cupron, Inc., to Develop Innovative Copper-Infused Bed and Bath Products

... wrinkles and crows feet. When in contact with skin, the copper ions in the fibers will work to improve the skin's natural appearance-enhancing processes. ... paper, latex and other polymeric products. By binding copper oxide to the fibers and compounds that make up every day products, Cupron offers a broad ...

Investigational drug tested for preventing muscle fiber death in muscular dystrophy

... such as dystrophin can lead to contraction-related micro-tears in muscle fibers and an influx of calcium around muscle tissue. When this happens, ... swell and eventually rupture. This triggers cell death in muscle fibers and leads to the progressive muscle weakness, wasting and often early ...

JCI online early table of contents: March 3, 2008

... the University of Oslo, Norway, used time-lapse microscopy of mouse muscle fibers and myonuclei during atrophy to investigate this process. When mice were ... weakness following potassium exposure at levels typical in human muscle fibers during exercise, and slow recovery from muscle fatigue. The authors ...

UCLA scientists restore walking after spinal cord injury

... Foundation, which helped fund the UCLA study. Imagine the long nerve fibers that run between the cells in the brain and lower spinal cord as major ... a mouse model, Sofroniew and his colleagues blocked half of the long nerve fibers in different places and at different times on each side of the spinal ....

Fibers in Semen Help HIV Penetrate Cells

... that perplexes HIV experts, an international team reports that tiny fibers commonly found in semen drastically enhance the ability of the virus to do its damage. According to a study in the Dec. 14 issue of Cell , the fibers capture the virus and then ferry it to target cells, increasing its ...

MS that runs in families appears more severe than non-familial MS

... investigation. MS destroys myelin, the fatty sheath that protects nerve fibers carrying message traffic from various muscles to and from the central ... the myelin sheath breaks down, resulting in destruction of the nerve fibers and the symptoms of MS. This demyelization process leads to mild to ...

OmniGuide Begins European Commercialization

... begun for its flexible CO2 laser fibers. The OmniGuide family of CO2 laser fibers and accessories will primarily be utilized for otology, laryngology and ... minimally invasive surgeries have been enabled using our flexible surgical fibers to the benefit of patients across the US. We are thrilled to begin ...
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