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Diets bad for the teeth are also bad for the body

Dental disease may be a wake-up call that your diet is harming your body. "The five-alarm fire bell of a tooth ache is difficult to ignore," says Dr. Philippe P. Hujoel, professor of dental public health sciences at the University of Washington (UW) School of Dentistry in Seattle. Beyond the i...

Popular Jellyfish Sting Treatment Also Proven Effective on Stings From Portuguese Man-of-War

SAVANNAH, Ga., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Jellyfish Squish(TM), an FDA compliant solution that works within minutes to relieve the pain of jellyfish stings, was recently proved to be effective on stings caused by the Portuguese man-of-war. Jellyfish Squish(TM) is produced by Coastal Solutions, Inc. ...

Miracle Treatment for Burn Scars as Seen on Today Show Will Also Be Featured on The Insider Tonight

NEW YORK, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the feature of the UltraPulse CO2 fractional laser as a Miracle Treatment for Burn Scars on The Today Show , The Insider will also be featuring the treatment tonight, check your local listings for the time. Chandra, Jordan and Trae Berns were int...

Common migraine pain condition also prevalent in cluster headache

(PHILADELPHIA) A pain condition common in people with migraines also has a high prevalence in patients with cluster headache, according to a study conducted by researchers at the Jefferson Headache Center at Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience. Approximately half of a group of patients with clu...

Too-Low Blood Pressure Can Also Bring Danger

What's OK for the kidney and brain may not be best for the heart, expert says THURSDAY, May 7 (HealthDay News) -- While too-high blood pressure is a clear hazard for most people, too-low pressure can apparently be a threat in some cases as well. A new study of 10,001 people with cor...

Bertram Receives Organizational Innovation Award at AONE Conference -- Award Sponsor B. E. Smith Also Announces Funding for Three Seed Grants

At the American Organization of Nurse Executives' annual conference in San Antonio, Texas, the newest recipient of the AONE's Organizational Innovation for Nurse Executive Award was revealed: Donna L. Bertram, RN, MBA, NEA-BC, FAAN, vice president and chief nursing officer at Texas Health Arlingt...

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Teeth and Gums Also Benefit from the Healing Power of Aloe Vera

CHICAGO, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The aloe vera plant has a long history of healing power. Its ability to heal burns and cuts and soothe pain has been documented as far back as the 10th century. Recently, aloe vera has gained some popularity as an active ingredient in toot...

Delcath Updates Phase III Patient Enrollment as Pivotal Trial Accelerates, Durable Tumor Responses In Phase II Study Also Cited

NEW YORK, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delcath Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: DCTH ) announced that Richard Taney, President and Chief Executive Officer, provided an update on enrollment numbers in the Company's pivotal Phase III clinical trial today at a gathering of financial and healthcare ind...

Annual Conference on Vaccine Research to Highlight Not Only Health Benefits But Also Economic Gains

BETHESDA, Md., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Vaccines don't just keep children healthy, they also lead to more productive adult workers who can earn higher wages and save more money, according to Dr. David E. Bloom, a labor economist at the Harvard School of Public Health. Bloom, who has studied the...

Tiny Cup Attached to Eye Improves Drug Delivery For Retinal Diseases

...am in The Vision Center at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Murphree is also Professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of...s and can lead to vitreous hemorrhage and retinal detachment. Eye drops are also generally ineffective for retinal diseases because most medications are was...

Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating

...response to anxiety or depression. The researchers also found a strong association between yoga practice a...ity aspect of yoga practice," said Kristal, who is also a professor of epidemiology at the University of W...ffectiveness of dietary behavior interventions. It also encourages nutrition and medical practitioners to ...

Sanofi Pasteur Submits Supplemental Application for A(H1N1) Pandemic Vaccine to U.S. FDA

...t vaccine through clinical trials in the U.S., which began August 6. The planned clinical trials will consist of approximately 2,000 subjects and will also evaluate the safety and potential benefits of adding an adjuvant to the pandemic vaccine. More information on the influenza A(H1N1) 2009 vaccine clini...
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Atlas II HF ICD Family

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Bard AlloMax Surgical Graft

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DUR-D Digital Flexible Ureteroscope

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Tura Eyewear Collection

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Vera Wang Eyewear Collection

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National Eyewear Collection by Marcolin

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Allopathic medicine

... by critics of conventional medicine 4 See also 5 References 6 External links ...edical dictionaries and general usage dictionaries also give varying accounts of the meaning of allopathy...[5] Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary also defines it as a "term applied to that system of th...

Angor animi

... Angor animi (also referred to as angina animi [1] [2] , Gairdner's disease [2] and also angina pectoris sine dolore [2] ), is a term used in medicine to describe a person's perception that they are in fact dying. Most cases of ...

American Dietetic Association

... obesity and the full range of food and nutrition topics. The association also sponsors National Nutrition Month in March in the U.S. To help better com...arch, critical reviews, and reports on dietetics and human nutrition. It is also the most widely read peer-reviewed periodical in the profession. ...

Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program

... 1 History 2 References 3 See also 4 External Links Histo...ule” on the vaccine on December 15, 2005. The suit also says the Defense Department has failed to follow p...esday, December 13, 2006; Page A19. See also Anthrax Anthrax vaccine BioPort is a ...

Anterior mediastinal mass

... Anterior mediastinal compartment, also known as anterosuperior compartment, is anterior to the pericardium. Masses... with nodular sclerosing type (7), and non-Hogdkin's in all age groups. Can also be primary mediastinal B cell lymphoma with poor prognosis (8,9). Common sy...

Arterial stiffness

...fness is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events. The World Health Organisation predicts that by 2010 cardiovascular disease will also be the leading killer in the developing world and represents a major global health problem. Arterial stiffness Once considered by the ancient Gr...
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Imperforate anus

.... Its cause is unknown. Imperforate anus occurs in about 1 in 5000 births and its cause is unknown. Children who have imperforate anus may also have other congenital anomalies. ... Imperforate anus is congenital (present from birth) defect in which the opening ... Imperforate an...

Glaucoma

...s well as a chat support group. Glaucoma , one of the leading causes of blindness, is estimated to affect 1 of every 50 adults. ... Glaucoma is also more likely to develop in persons who are ... Glaucoma is a group of disorders leading to progressive damage to the optic nerve, and is characte...

Zygote

...te) is a term in Developmental biology used to describe the first stage of a new unique organism when it consists of just a single cell. The term is also used more loosely to refer to the group of cells formed by the first few cell divisions, although... The diploid zygote undergoes repeated...

Zoster

...toms Diagnosis Treatment Alternative ... Shingles, also called herpes zoster , gets its name from both ...oster virus, a member of the ... The same virus also causes herpes zoster , or shingles, in adults. ...s from dorsal root ganglia is ... Shingles, also known as herpes zoster , gets its name from bot...

Zinc

...turally present in some foods, added to ... Zinc also supports normal growth and development during preg...common trace mineral in the body and is ... Zinc also has some ... Antioxidants such as zinc can neutr...alize free radicals ... The free zinc ion is also a powerful Lewis acid up to the point of being c...

Yellow Fever

...t, causes, patient stories, videos, forums, prevention, and prognosis. Communicable Disease Fact Sheet, yellow fever ... " Yellow Fever " is also available in Portable Document Format (PDF, 13KB, 1pg. ... Find videos about Fever and hundreds of other health-related topics at LIVESTRONG.COM...
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Cancer-causing protein can also help fight the tumors it causes

Oncogenes are genes that when mutated or expressed in high concentrations can cause normal cells to become cancerous. Now research from Tel Aviv University is demonstrating that Ras, one of the first oncogenes discovered, has the power to heal as well as harm. Ph.D. student Oded Rechavi and hi...

Study shows CGM devices also benefit people with type 1 diabetes

NEW YORK, May 27, 2009 People with type 1 diabetes who have already been successful in achieving recommended blood sugar goals can further benefit from using continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) devices, according to results of a major multi-center clinical trial by the Juvenile Diabetes Research ...

Protein identified as critical to insulating the body's wiring could also become treatment target

AUGUSTA, Ga. - A new protein identified as critical to insulating the wiring that connects the brain and body could one day be a treatment target for divergent diseases, from rare ones that lower the pain threshold to cancer, Medical College of Georgia researchers say. They report this week in ...

Resveratrol, red wine compound linked to health, also found in dark chocolate and cocoa

Hershey's Center for Health and Nutrition announced the publication of a study that shows resveratrol, the compound often associated with the health benefits of red wine, is also found in cocoa and dark chocolate products. In the September 24 edition of the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemi...

New way to make malaria medicine also first step in finding new antibiotics

University of Illinois microbiology professor William Metcalf and his collaborators have developed a way to mass-produce an antimalarial compound, potentially making the treatment of malaria less expensive. Metcalf set out to understand how this compound, one of a group known as phosphonates,...

2 beta blockers found to also protect heart tissue

DURHAM, N.C. A newly discovered chemical pathway that helps protect heart tissue can be stimulated by two of 20 common beta-blockers, drugs that are prescribed to millions of patients who have experienced heart failure. Researchers from Duke University Medical Center tested 20 beta blockers a...

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Codexis R&D Productivity Panels Also Used By Roche

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Codexis, Inc. today announced an agreement with Roche under which Roche will purchase Codex(TM) Biocatalyst Panels, a biocatalysis-based research and manufacturing productivity product. The Codex(TM) Panels are used by pharmaceutical manufacturer...

Extraordinary General Meetings Statement -- XTL Also Announces Board and Management Changes

REHOVOT, Israel, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: XTLB ; TASE: XTL) announces the results of its Extraordinary General Meetings ("EGMs") held earlier today. All of the resolutions at the EGMs were passed. The current board of directors consists of Mark...

KV Pharmaceutical Announces Stockholder Action to Amend By-Laws is Invalid

...g Persons, which are available on the SEC's EDGAR website at www.sec.gov , also disclosed that such Reporting Persons have executed and delivered to the Co...on August 5, 2009 is invalid and not effective. However, the Company also notified the Reporting Persons that, in the event the Reporting Persons del...

Arizona Pain Specialists Contend Recent Vertebroplasty Studies are Misleading

...ated highly clinically significant reductions in pain. This demonstrates that vertebroplasty is an effective procedure, although facet injections are also effective." Pain is often measured on a 0 to 10 scale, with higher numbers indicating greater pain. The studies demonstrate that patients who ...

Volcano Corporation Presentation At Canaccord Adams Conference To Be Webcast

...tions, such as VH(R) IVUS tissue characterization and ChromaFlo(R). Volcano also provides functional measurement (FM) consoles and single-use pressure and f...ed States. Through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Axsun Technologies, Volcano also develops and manufactures optical monitors, lasers and optical engines used...

SCOLR Pharma, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...r operating strategy is to preserve our capital by limiting clinical and development expenses to our ibuprofen and pseudoephedrine lead products while also supporting our existing alliances. We have made significant reductions to our operating expenses so far this year and are continuing to evaluate addit...
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Mouse Anti-Bovine Complex IV Monoclonal Antibody, Unconjugated, Clone 31E91B82G9 from MitoScience LLC

Description:... 100 g monoclonal antibody which can immunocapture ~10 g of Complex IV from heart mitochondria. also included are 2 mg of bovine heart mitochondria for control immunocapture....
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Anti-gp64 Antibody, Unconjugated from Novagen

Description:...ion. This forms the basis of the FastPlax Titer Kit, which allows determination of baculovirus titers in just 25-48 hours. The FastPlax Antibody can also be used to detect gp64 on Western blots....
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Mouse Anti-Bovine Complex V (F1F0 ATP Synthase) Heart Mitochondria Monoclonal Antibody, Unconjugated, Clone 12F4AD8AF8 from MitoScience LLC

Description:... 100 g monoclonal antibody which can immunocapture up to 50 g of Complex V from heart mitochondria. also included are 2 mg of bovine heart mitochondria for control immunocapture. The Complex V immunocapture kit allows isolation of the ATP synthase complex...
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Cultured Human Visceral (omental) preadipocytes from Zen-Bio, Inc.

Description:... isolated from obese but otherwise healthy donors. There is limited availability of diabetic cells. Please inquire for more information. Support media also available. Academic discounts are available, please inquire....
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Capillary Action Trays (SIGNET) from Covance Research Products, Inc

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Capillary Action Absorbant Pads; 50 pcs (SIGNET) from Covance Research Products, Inc

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Abiogenesis

...ligious criticism of the theory 3 References 4 External links History of abiogenesis hypotheses Aristotelian abiogenesis , also known as spontaneous generation , (and, in older texts, Generatio aequivoca, Generatio primaria, archegenesis, autogenesis, and archebiosis ), was...

Absorption spectrum

... particular elements, and allows for identification of elements present in stars and other gaseous objects that cannot be measured directly. See also Fraunhofer lines spectrometry densitometry compare with emission spectrum External links Solar absorption spectrum ...

Coenzyme A

...etyl as thioesters . A molecule of coenzyme A carrying an acetyl group is also referred to as acetyl-CoA . Acetyl-CoA is an important molecule itself. ...zyme A while NAD + is subsequently reduced to NADH and H + . See also Citric acid cycle HMG-CoA reductase pathway ...

Actin

...traction . In the cytosol , actin is predominantly bound to ATP , but can also bind to ADP . An ATP-actin complex polymerizes faster and dissociates slower than an ADP-actin complex. Actin is also one of the most highly conserved proteins, differing by no more than 5% in ...

Acrosome

... plasma membrane of the egg cell, and digestive enzymes are released from the sperm to digest the zona pellucida and give access to the egg. See also Capacitation ...

Acrosome

... plasma membrane of the egg cell, and digestive enzymes are released from the sperm to digest the zona pellucida and give access to the egg. See also Capacitation ...
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Zygotene

... article " zygotene " ... 5.1.1.2 Zygotene . 5.1.1.3 Pachytene. 5.1.1.4 Diplotene. 5.1.1.5 Diakinesis ... [edit] Zygotene . The zygotene stage, also known as zygonema, from Greek words ... The tight bouquet normally seen at zygotene is a rare event. ... ( C) Zygotene . ... ( D) Zygotene . .....

Zoology

... Zoology , also spelled zoölogy, is the branch of biology that focuses on the structure, function, behavior, and evolution of animals. The zoologist's pronunc...

Zygote

...te) is a term in Developmental biology used to describe the first stage of a new unique organism when it consists of just a single cell. The term is also used more loosely to refer to the group of cells formed by the first few cell divisions, although... 3D computer modeling company. zygote ...

Zona pellucida

...sperm to the zona pellucida is a receptor-ligand interaction with a ... The same zona pellucida protein that serves as a sperm receptor also stimulates ... The zona pellucida binding assay assesses the ability of ... to spermatozoa on subsequent sperm– zona pellucida bind ... that...

Z-DNA

...nteracts with human), anti-ZBP1, ZBP1 ( Z-DNA binding protein 1) antibody, rabbit polyclonal antibody, ZBP1 ( Z-DNA binding protein ... B-DNA also stacks in this way, but compare this with Z-DNA , which behaves much differently. ... Fratini & M. L. Kopka (1982) The anatomy of A-, B-, and ...

Zinc finger

...em. ... The Zinc Finger Consortium (www.zincfingers.org) was established to promote ... The information for the 141 zinc finger plasmids is also available as a tab ... Typically three or more zinc fingers are combined in one polypeptide to make a ... What sequence in which DNA chain ...
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