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

Proprietary, non-olefinic material brings new levels of gloss, depth of image, and surface durability to high-performance TPO sheet stock MANSFIELD, Texas, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Solvay Engineered Polymers, Inc., has introduced its first adhesive tie-layer material for use in the production...

Study Shows Fish Oils Dramatically Improve Cholesterol Levels in Professional Football Players

Researchers have firmly established that supplementing a diet with fish oil can improve health and cholesterol levels, however, new research published in the inaugural edition of Sports Health: An Multidisciplinary Approach highlights the effects of the omega fish oil on professional athletes. ...

Batted Balls Threaten High School Baseball Players

High school athletes should wear head protection, study says THURSDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- Most high school baseball players should wear headgear on the field to protect them from injuries from batted balls, a new study suggests. At the very least, players should consider we...

Increased Heart Risk Seen for Retired NFL Players

Screening should begin in high school, researchers say SUNDAY, March 30 (HealthDay News) -- Retired National Football League players have an increased risk of heart problems, say researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona. They added that screening for cardiovascular conditions among...

Kool Smiles Relies on Wyse Technology Virtual Clients to Improve Patient Care and Security of Electronic Health Records (EHRs)

...l every week." Kool Smiles must comply with HIPAA requirements to protect all private health care information, so its systems implement several layers of security. The company uses a carrier-class virtual private network to move data around and between its offices via a secure data stream. Because ...

Looking at language

... Milan, Italy, 4 August 2009 - The study of the neural basis of language has largely focused on regions in the cortex the outer brain layers thought by many researchers to have expanded during human evolution. Research at Brown University's Department of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences, r...

Muskogee Community Hospital Adopts Steril-Aire UVC Lights for Infection Control, Green Benefits

...cteria and other microbes continuously in check," reports MCH president Mark Roberts. "We have equipped the hospital with two and sometimes even three layers of UVC protection - in the outside air intake; in the individual air handling units that serve virtually all patient areas; and in ceiling-mounted dev...

Dermatologists Shed Light on Common Pigmentation Problems and Solutions in Skin of Color

...ents for hyperpigmentation are based on whether or not the dark areas are confined to the surface of the skin or if they have penetrated to the deeper layers of the skin. For superficial dark spots, a prescription topical medication consisting of hydroquinone, retinoic acid and mild hydrocortisone can be ef...

Transforming Care Together Initiative at Charleston Area Medical Center Increases Time Spent on Patient Care at the Bedside

...lion steps per year, the equivalent of more than 1600 miles. A posted checklist known as kamishibai cards is used by all nurses and multiple layers of management to ensure that necessary audits for appropriate signatures on patient charts and proper environmental conditions are completed efficient...

New SAFC Hitech(R) Product Roadmap Plots Route for Future Generation Semiconductor Materials

...us films of Al2O3 to HfO2 followed by ZrO2. Similar trends regarding timescales for the adoption and integration of new materials in other functional layers of the devices are now also being seen." Looking ahead, SAFC Hitech is continuing its focus on next generation high-K for gate applications,...

Secure eHealth and DRM Security Partner to Provide Most Secure Healthcare Network Available

...ged in a reliable, logical and simple solution." Tapales continued, "The secret is to be able to have the most dimensions of protection, with multiple layers of security while not limiting access, CIFRA does this perfectly." It is expected that the agreement will be finalized in the coming weeks at...

MRI May Help Find Deep Endometriosis

... was able to distinguish between all cases of superficial and deep endometriosis, the study found, and even differentiated between affected colon wall layers in the 32 percent of the study participants who had endometriosis in that area of their body. "MRI findings accurately ruled out deep endometriosi...

June 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Probiotics, Carotid Artery and Breast Cancer Treatments

... The carotid arteries run up both sides of the neck. With age, they become more prone to damage and less elastic. Damage that occurs on the inner layers of the arteries allows plaque to build up in a process call atherosclerosis. The changes result in narrowing of the arteries, restricting blood to the...

MRI Accurately Depicts Deep Endometriosis

...ocedure." Colon wall involvement was present in 32 percent of patients with deep endometriosis. MRI was effective at distinguishing different layers of the affected colon wall and accurately depicted the degree of colon wall invasion. "Endometriosis: Contribution of 3.0-T Pelvic MR Imaging...

MRI accurately depicts deep endometriosis

...pic procedure." Colon wall involvement was present in 32 percent of patients with deep endometriosis. MRI was effective at distinguishing different layers of the affected colon wall and accurately depicted the degree of colon wall invasion. ...

Study in Nature: MicroRNAs hold promise for treating diseases in blood vessels

...proliferating counterparts, a quality called "plasticity." Among the most "plastic" of cells are vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMC), which form in layers around blood vessels, and by contracting or relaxing, regulate blood pressure. Because VSMC surround blood vessels that are continually becoming clogg...

Holistic Skin Contouring Treatment Now Offered by Renowned Surgeon - 'The Results Are Simply Amazing'

...the knife," explains Ordon. "There is little to no downtime with this procedure, and the results are simply amazing." Thermage heats the deepest layers of skin and stimulates new collagen, while tightening existing collagen. Most importantly, thermage is FDA approved and a safe alternative to more inv...

Video: Get Swimsuit Ready Faster and Easier Than Ever Before With New LifeSculpt Laser Treatment

...rket," said Dr. Weiss. "During the recovery period after the LifeSculpt procedure, skin tightening may occur as new collagen is laid down in the layers of the skin. Improvement in skin firmness can continue for up to six months after the procedure; this is particularly gratifying to patients who have ...

UGA researchers achieve breakthrough in effort to develop tiny biological fuel cells

...job of converting chemical energy into electrical energy, "they aren't very useful in this application because they have natural protective insulating layers that prevent good electron transport from active site to electrode," he said. "Hopefully our molecular wires will provide a better conduit for charges...

Next Generation Waters - Nuu

...r is bottled from a natural spring in the highlands of Volcan, Chiriqui, Panama where fresh water pours out of thundering storm clouds, flows through layers of volcanic rock, naturally rises and is bottled at the source. Nuu water is produced with the utmost care in order to offer drinkers the most pre...

Scots Men Get the Issue of Moobs Off Their Chests in Time for Summer - Male Surgery in Scotland Sees 80 Per Cent Growth

... procedure ballooned in the spring time from men who were preparing to shed layers of clothing during the Scottish summer months. Shami Thomas, spokesper...on over exposing body hang-ups. "Men with moobs often hide under thick layers and jackets during the winter but find these months particularly difficult ...

American Red Cross and National Swimming Pool Foundation Promote Water Safety and Good Home Pool Maintenance With New Online Course

...to take steps to: Lessen the risks of home pool ownership and operation Identify appropriate safety equipment Provide layers of protection such as preventing unsupervised access, establishing rules and enforcing safe behaviors, and ensuring that everyone knows how to swim we...

Latest Developments In Facelift Surgery - Expert Opinion by Mr James Murphy

... cells are then injected in the treatment areas using a very fine cannula to place tiny amounts of fat in tunnels which are carefully built up to form layers which restore volume and shape. Between 50% and 60% of the transferred fat survives. This means a certain amount of overcorrection is required whi...

Pig Stem Cells Created

...colonies of embryonic-like stem cells. Further tests confirmed the cells were capable of differentiating into the cell types that make up the three layers in an embryo -- endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm -- a characteristic of all embryonic stem cells. The discovery will make it easier for researchers ...

World first: Chinese scientists create pig stem cells

...nic-like stem cells. Further tests confirmed that they were, in fact, stem cells capable of differentiating into the cell types that make up the three layers in an embryo endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm a quality that all embryonic stem cells have. The information gained from successfully inducing pluripo...

Avastin Unsuccessful as Adjuvant Therapy in Setting of Stage II and III Colon Cancer but May Be Effective if Given for Longer Duration

...sis is integral to choosing the most appropriate treatment, Dr. Wolmark said. Colon cancer is classified as stage II after it moves beyond the middle layers of the colon. If colon cancer is found in at least one lymph node, it is then considered to be stage III. Surgery remains the primary treatment f...

Hardened Arteries Threaten Obese, Diabetic Youth

... was one of the larger studies of carotid thickness in adolescents," Urbina said. The researchers looked at the thickness of the intima, one of the layers of tissue that line the arteries. "If you have diabetes, the intima is thicker than if you don't have diabetes," Urbina said. "If you are obese, th...

Market Scope Expects Retina Pharmaceutical Industry to Top $3.5 Billion by 2014

...al devices are promising to restore some sight to those who have lost much of their vision. And new diagnostic technologies are allowing the intricate layers of the retina to be visualized with greater clarity and detail than ever before. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 22, 2009- In the...

Bioniche Phase III Clinical Trial with Urocidin(TM) Progressing Well

...ls, might be eligible for multiple treatments with Urocidin. Non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer is a form of bladder cancer localized in the surface layers of the bladder that has not yet spread into the deeper muscle layer. This form of bladder cancer is treated predominantly by urologists using surgical...

Capsules encapsulated

...at have been loaded with an enzyme can be securely anchored to the cholesterol units and thus attached to the polymer film. Subsequently, more polymer layers are added and then cross-linked by disulfide bridges into a gel by means of a specially developed, very gentle cross-linking reaction. In the final st...

Artist Neera Dahiya Featured at Silent Auction Held During HealthCorps' Green Garden Gala

...d investing in more of her work in the future." Neera Dahiya, an abstract expressionist artist, focuses on the complexity, dynamism, and multiple layers of human emotion and existence, expressing these themes in her paintings through physical tactile media and visual texture, encompassing several dimen...

Study: Women with hard to diagnose chest pain symptoms at higher risk for cardiovascular events

...e that this difficult to diagnose chest pain could be caused by microvascular angina and endothelial dysfunction, affecting blood vessels in which the layers of the cells are not functioning properly and may be undetectable by standard testing. Researchers believe endothelial dysfunction to be the earliest ...

Q-Based Healthcare Warns: Hand Sanitizers Increase Risk of Swine Flu Exposure

...of cross-contamination. The alcohol dries out your skin, which causes cracks to form, then they split open and become raw. This exposure of sub dermal layers leads to an increased susceptibility to invasion of contagious diseases like Influenza a H1N1 Swine Flu. Alcohol based hand sanitizers are only ef...

Early Detection of Melanoma Plus Regular Skin Exams is Vital For Beating Disease

...ican Cancer Society estimates that the average five-year survival rate for individuals whose melanoma is localized and has not spread beyond the outer layers of the skin is 99 percent. Dr. Rogers explained that for patients diagnosed with a stage 0 or stage I melanoma, a routine, typically office-based surg...

K-State professor awarded $1.48 million to study LASIK complictions

...cornea. "Among all body tissues, the cornea is unique in being transparent, very highly innervated, free of blood vessels and yet composed of three layers of living cells," he said. Conrad's research on embryonic development of the eye has led to knowledge that could possibly improve LASIK surgery. He...

Photos: ANTHELIOS 60 Sunscreen(1) with CELL-OX SHIELD(TM) Available May 1 Nationwide

...t 212.979.8884 or amy@cmmpr.com " target="_new"> amy@cmmpr.com . 1 Anthelios 60 does not contain Mexoryl SX (ecamsule) 2 upper layers of skin 3 SPF 60, PFA 28 and photostable 4 than non-stabilized sunscreens 5 compliance is defined as actual usage and appropriate dosage a...

Study Finds Blood Cells Can Be Reprogrammed to Act as Embryonic Stem Cells

...lls called embryoid bodies from which cells of virtually any type can develop. These differentiated cells expressed genes for all three embryonic germ layers (the tissues from which all other tissue types in the body develop) and also produced myeloid and granulocyte colonies (types of white blood cells). ...

NC State develops new test method to measure stored heat in firefighter suits

...will facilitate a new national standard that firefighter suits are measured against and certified. All firefighter turnout suits are made of three layers - an outer shell, moisture barrier and thermal liner. There are many different combinations of fabrics and barriers used, and reinforcements and refle...

New Topical Painkiller Relieves Severe Pain in Minutes

... combination of all natural ingredients which comprise the carrier system of this new formulation bring the active ingredient, salicylate, through the layers of the skin and then through the cell membrane of the nerves that transmit the sensation of pain to the brain. Because of the speed with which bluMjk ...

GOCE's 'heart' starts beating

...owever, GOCE has to orbit Earth close enough to measure the tiny differences in gravity, which forces it to endure significant drag from the uppermost layers of the atmosphere. The atmospheric drag is compensated for by the ion engine, which is able to deliver between 1 and 20 milliNewtons of thrust (th...
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