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New PICC Mimics Nature

... catheter (PICC) from r4 Vascular mimics the cell layer found on natural tissue surfaces. r4 Vascular ... surface that mimics the natural glycocalyx layer on endothelial tissues. ... catheter (PICC) from r4 Vascular mimics the cell layer found on natural tissue surfaces. r4 Vascular ...

Winalite International Healthy Love Moon Sanitary Pads Takes World by Storm

... and comfortable and prevent itching. The first layer is the ultrafine surface, wich is softer, thinner and more comfortable. Next is the anion layer described in detail previously. http://www.gowinalite.com . Third is the layer of upper sterilized and dirt-free paper. Fourth ...

'Dark cells' of living retina imaged for the first time

... A layer of "dark cells" in the retina that is responsible ... time. The ability to see this nearly invisible layer could help doctors identify the onset of many ... or RPE cells, are nearly black, and form a layer that recharges the photoreceptor cells of the eye ...

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

... more of the unwanted particles. "The mucus layer is an outstanding barrier to most things, but not ... The team showed that tiny strands in the mucus layer -- the mucin fibers -- naturally tend to bundle ... prevent dangerous exposure." Since the mucus layer constantly clears from the body, any enhancement ...

Crest Whitestrips Introduces a Revolutionary New Teeth Whitening Technology

... improved user experience: (1) The special outer layer holds the strip securely on teeth; (2) The whitening layer delivers the same high-performance whitening ingredient used by professionals; (3) The inner mesh layer keeps the whitening ingredient firmly on teeth, ...

Walk Your Way to Better Health in 2009

... wear clothes you already have, and remember to layer -- Make sure you have the flexibility to walk ... colder winter weather, for example, wear a base layer of wicking fabric that keeps moisture away from the skin, an insulating layer such as fleece or wool to keep warm, and a ...

Age Spots Are No Match for Cosmetic Dermatology Treatments

... uses light energy to penetrate to the middle layer of skin. The leading mechanical treatment ... spots, on the other hand, work in the middle skin layer to destroy the damaged cells that are cranking ... energy, which also targets cells in the middle layer of skin. "Some laser treatments do damage ...

Medline Announces Advanced Line of Therapeutic Mattresses, Operating Room Table Pads and Stretcher Pads

... Pads - Features a viscoelastic memory foam top layer that completely conforms to the body. The middle die-cut layer further helps to redistribute pressure and the ... therapeutic operating room pads, these three layer replacement pads offer an advanced level of ...

FFF Enterprises Selects A10 Networks' AX Series Advanced Traffic Manager

... scripting to customize policies to manipulate layer 7 traffic and avoid traffic bottlenecks. ... multiple-core CPUs -- Industry's best SSL and layer 4-7 performance, at the most cost-effective ... engineers with high performance layer ...

Short RNA strand helps exposed skin cells protect body from bacteria, dehydration and even cancer

... When they do, new cells migrate from the inner layer of the skin to the surface of it, where they form ... Two days later, these stem cells exit the inner layer of the skin and begin to differentiate into cells ... to precociously express microRNA in the inner layer of the skin, where stem cells proliferate at a ...

1st EMEA application filed for product using innovative intradermal microinjection system BD Soluvia

... of the injected solution to the dermal layer irrespective of the subject s gender, age, ... delivered intradermally -- within the dermal layer of the skin. The dermal layer contains a dense network of lymphatic vessels ...

American Academy of Dermatology Research Confirms Genetic Skin Barrier Defect Linked to Eczema

... caused by a defect in the skin's protective outer layer -- known as the epidermal barrier -- allowing ... functioning of the skin's impermeable outer layer cause a defect that allows irritants to penetrate ... of anti-microbial peptides (AMPs) in their outer layer of skin and their defective barrier development ...

Innocoll Receives 'Intends to Grant' Notices from the European Patent Office for Two European Patent Applications Related to Novel Wound Healing, Biosurgery and Drug Delivery Applications of its CollaRx(R) Technology

... comprised of a collagen or other natural polymer layer adhered to a synthetic polymer foam in a ... embodiment known as DermaSIL(TM), the collagen layer is a highly purified, fully biodegradable and ... molecular structure of native collagen. This layer is placed in direct contact with the wound ...

Dermatologists Warn Fitness Enthusiasts: Don't Let Exercise-Related Skin Problems Outweigh the Benefits of Physical Activity

... athletic equipment causes a splitting of the top layer of skin, allowing fluid build-up. Runners and ... "Wearing moisture-wicking socks, applying a thin layer of petroleum jelly between the sock and the shoe, ... your own skin, so you should not peel off the top layer of a blister. If it comes off, keep the blister ...

New ADDHERE(TM) Adhesive Tie Layer Bonds Acrylic Cap Layers to Substrates of Thermoplastic Polyolefin (TPO) in Production of Sheet for Use in Thermoforming

... of extruded sheet. The new ADDHERE(TM) tie layer is designed specifically to bond an acrylic layer onto a substrate of thermoplastic polyolefin ... simultaneously to both an acrylic and an olefinic layer is a major breakthrough in the production ...

Hot ice, measuring depression, perfect invisibility and flu vaccine incentives

... from medical implants to solar cells. Adding a layer of high-temperature ice could make the diamond ... applications, the physicists believe that the ice layer could enhance the efficiency of diamond ... reveal himself by deconstructing the cloak a layer at a time. Imagine if he could wave his wand and ...

Canonsburg Woman Undergoes Robot-Assisted Weight Loss Procedure at AGH

... robot’s ‘fingers’ I was able to separate vital organs layer by layer without any injury to the patient and virtually no blood loss,” Dr. ...

Study identifies potential fix for damaged knees

... of the repair cartilage. The Trufit plug has two layers. The top layer has properties similar to cartilage and the lower layer has properties similar to bone. The bilayered structure has mechanical ...

Acoustiblok, Inc. Combines Sound Abatement and Insulation Materials at Broward County Waste to Energy Plant to Reduce Industrial Noise Pollution

... Maintenance Manager Paul Benton chose to gird the system with a 5mm-thick layer of Thermablok(R) insulating material before applying the Acoustiblok; ... friction energy as the material flexes from sound waves. One thin layer of Acoustiblok in a standard metal or wood stud wall will result in more ...

Latest trinational report presents most complete picture of North American industrial pollution

... search results using Google Maps, and features a North America-wide map layer displaying point-specific industrial pollutant data in Canada, Mexico and ... United States. Using the Google Earth mapping service, the CEC's map layer displays about 35,000 North American industrial facilities that reported ...

Comfort Matters - The new Draeger Series of Filtering Facepiece Respirators Demonstrate Exceptional Wearer Comfort

... applications. Special versions of the series feature an activated carbon layer to help remove organic vapors below the permissible exposure limit. The ... particles Odor version: With additional active carbon layer against organic odors below the permissible ...

Silver Shield Masks Assist in the Fight Against Flu

... offer an additional level of protection. Their patented antimicrobial layer incorporating a silver based microbicide significantly reduces the virus ... offer an additional level of protection. Their patented antimicrobial layer incorporating a silver based microbicide significantly reduces the virus ...

Gray matter under attack in multiple sclerosis

... for the misdirected immune response. This white, fat-rich protective layer of specialized cells enshrouds the long extensions of neurons. However, ... axons that make up nerve fibers are sheathed in myelin. This protective layer consists of individual cells that wrap around the long extensions of the ...

SecureWorks, Inc. Launches Managed Web Application Firewall Service

... Provides 24x7 protection against application layer threats and satisfies compliance mandates ATLANTA, April 20 ... content (user ratings, forums, etc.) are protected against application layer attacks that bypass traditional network and host-based security controls. ...

MIT research could help predict red tide

... and swimming abilities, one species may be able to swim through a layer of shear that will capture another. This means that each species could be ... when a toxic species of phytoplankton gets trapped in a thin layer, that layer can spawn a harmful algal bloom an explosion in the population of toxic ...

Beauty and grooming science evolves

... above found new insights on the stratum corneum, the skin's barrier layer responsible for protecting against environmental assaults. Through a ... removing more than 70 percent of the natural, hydrophobic protective layer after even a single coloring. This structural change inhibits hair's ...

Kmart Announces Voluntary Recall of Certain Items Containing Peanuts Sold at Super Kmart Bakery Locations

... apologize for any inconvenience. 21795000000 Single layer Peanut Butter Cake 21987100000 Single layer Carmel Apple Cake 21989800000 Filled and Variety Donuts - ...

Protein Might One Day Prevent Blindness

... in that it has protective benefits on both the photoreceptor layer that gets damaged in macular degeneration as well as on the ganglion cell layer which is damaged by glaucoma. So this finding could actually turn out to ...

Acuo Technologies Announces Vendor Neutral Archiving Contract With Rush University Medical Center

... and cardiology images as well as providing a robust image management layer for all future medical imaging content. The Acuo solution provides Rush ... at Rush and are excited they share our vision of software middleware layer that offers superior image management, archiving, and data migration ...

Med school discovery could lead to better cancer diagnosis, drugs

... research team led by Yanchang Wang has discovered an important new layer of regulation in the cell division cycle, which could lead to a greater ... growth," Wang said. "Now we have discovered a previously undetected layer of regulation in how the chromosomes separate, which helps to ensure the ...

Protein 'switch' suppresses skin cancer development

... for prevention of skin cancer." Keratinocytes originate in the basal layer of the epidermis to replace skin cells at the surface that have been shed. ... up through the skin layers, they differentiate and eventually form the top layer of the skin, which is composed of squamous cells. The cycle ends through ...

Mouse Study Finds Molecule That Tells Hair to Grow

... originally thought that laminin-511 was made from the cells of the outer layer of the skin (epithelium) and acted on the epithelium. It now turns out, ... although produced by the epithelium, actually penetrates into the inner layer of the skin (dermis) to kick start the hair-growing process. "So ...

New Stretch Mark and Skin Rejuvenation Treatment Introduced to Houston by Dr. Zaniewski-Singh

... collagen and elastin. Stretch marks are scars in the intermediate layer of the skin, the dermis, caused by disruption of the collagen and elastin ... even without weight gain. In the stretch mark the superficial skin layer overlying the dermal scar, the epidermis, is thinned. Treatments such ...

Laser Resurfacing Produces Long-Term Results

... burn to the skin," Nouri explained. "Then it removes the epidermis [top layer of the skin] and dermis [middle layer of the skin]. It also causes contraction or tightening of the skin." ...

Study in Circulation provides detail on how low blood flow promotes vascular disease

... a vessel called the lumen. The inside of that inner tube is lined with a layer of endothelial cells, which is surrounded by the fibrous cells of the intima, which is surrounded by a layer of smooth muscle cells in the media. Many blood vessels are muscular ...

Why some treatments rescue aging skin

... substance, plentiful in young skin, thats produced in the sub-surface layer of skin known as the dermis. The U-M findings show that the breakdown of ... and breakdown takes place in the dermis or inner skin the thicker, firm layer of skin that lies beneath the paper-thin outer skin or epidermis, much as ...

Drug-coated balloon overcomes in-stent restenosis

... with a drug-eluting stent is a complex procedure that adds another layer of metal to the artery and can create mechanical problems. The Sequent ... arterial cells. Not only does the drug-eluting balloon avoid a second layer of metal inside the artery, the carrier that is used to bind paclitaxel to ...

The DOT CO2 Fractional: The Next Step in Laser Skin Resurfacing

... leaving areas of healthy, untreated skin between them, the lower collagen layer of the dermis is stimulated to renew and repair. The surface of the skin ... inside outward, stimulated to produce a fresh, thicker and more resilient layer of collagen, which over the next few months will fill out more evenly, for ...

New Study Finds Frequent Hand Washing Puts Health Care Workers at Increased Risk for Irritant Contact Dermatitis

... gene encoding filaggrin -- a protein that binds to cells in the outermost layer of skin known as the epidermis -- have been shown to be strong ... "Variations in the filaggrin gene may cause a disturbance of the top layer of the skin, which serves as a barrier against environmental exposures -- ...

Michael J. Fox Foundation awards up to $3 million to industry teams

... timing for therapeutic intervention. The blood-brain barrier is a thin layer of tightly packed cells separating the central nervous system from the body's bloodstream. This layer is crucial to protecting the brain from foreign substances, but also poses ...
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