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Make Eye Exams Part of the Back to School Routine

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Children across the country are gearing up for a new school year. Before heading back to the classroom, the American Optometric Association (AOA) recommends a visit to the optometrist. Healthy vision is an important part to the learning process...

Hip and back fractures increase mortality rates in people older than 50

Vertebral and hip fractures are associated with an increased risk of death, found a new study of 7753 people in Canada aged 50 years and older published in CMAJ ( Canadian Medical Association Journal ) http://www.cmaj.ca/press/cmaj081720.pdf ( www.cmaj.ca ). According to the results, approxima...

Are Microbes Headed Back to School this Fall?

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Are microbes going back to school with your kids this fall? Not if you fill their book bags with school supplies that feature built-in Microban((R)) antimicrobial product protection to help prevent the growth of bacteria that can cause stains,...

Indoor Tanning Association Fights Back Against Media Hype over Tanning Beds

WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Indoor Tanning Association will run a full-page ad in tomorrow's New York Post condemning the hype related to the recent categorization of tanning beds as a "Group 1" carcinogen. "The Indoor Tanning Association will not stand by and a...

Los Angeles Surgeon Dr. Rezaian - Pioneers Cutting Edge Laser Back Surgery (laserbacksurgery.com)

LOS ANGELES, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Rezaian has created a method of minimally invasive laser back surgery to treat herniated discs in the spine. Anyone who has experienced the pain involved with a herniated spinal disc knows that it can be excruciating. Since cartilage di...

Registered Dietitian Reveals Chronic Back Pain Relief through Diet in New Book, Cookbook and Diet Program

A noted registered dietitian is getting to the bottom of the epidemic of chronic back pain with a new diet that holds the key to relief. (Vocus) July 23, 2009 -- A noted registered dietitian is getting to the bottom of the epidemic of chronic back pain with a new diet t...

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Study Shows No Standardized Approach to Epidural Steroid Injections for Back Pain

HONOLULU, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the American Academy of Pain Medicine's 25th Annual Meeting, researchers from University of California at San Diego report that no standardized practices exist for administering an epidural steroid injection for back pain. Researchers looked at man...

ThromboGenics Begins Phase III Program With Microplasmin for the Non-surgical Treatment of Back of the Eye Disease

LEUVEN, Belgium, January 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - ThromboGenics' Lead Product to be Studied in the Treatment of Vitreomacular Adhesion in the US and Europe ThromboGenics NV (Euronext Brussels: THR), a biotechnology company focused on innovative treatments for eye disease, va...

MRI Emerges As Vital Resource in Treatment of Back Pain

ROSEMONT, Ill., Jan. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a growing technology providing an increasing number of clinical benefits when used in the evaluation of back pain according to an article in the January 2009 issue of the Journal of the Am...

Texas Back Institute Leads Way in New Facet Joint Clinical Trial

TBI is first and only participant in Texas for TFAS spinal implant PLANO, Texas, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Back Institute is leading the way again in motion preserving technology by continuing to advance spinal device studies with a clinical trial of the Total Facet Arthroplasty System (...

Say 'Goodbye' to Back Fat Rolls

ASPS Study Introduces New Bra-Line Back Lift ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even as many of us yearn to wear the sheer, body-hugging fashions available today, we are stopped by our rear reflection and the sight of dreaded back fat rolls and lumps. A study publis...

Most Back Pain Could Be Cured Without Surgery or Drugs if Doctors Treated Muscles - Not the Spine - Says Leading Pain Specialist

NEW YORK, April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're suffering from back pain and unable to find relief, it may be because the real cause of your pain -- weak, stressed and damaged muscles, not your spine -- has never been recognized or treated, says Norman Marcus, M.D., one of the nation's leadi...
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Rubenesque High Back Full Body Girdle V-R856

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Needle Holder and Grasper with Back Spring, dual-incision

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DuraKold Back wrap and Wrist/Elbow

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Body shaping

...m large amounts of hanging skin. To provide improved contours on the waist, back and flanks, surgeons sometimes perform a belt lipectomy , (also known as a...ion on the stomach and flanks while trimming excess skin from the patient’s back and sides as well. The abdominoplasty and belt lipectomy incisions are plac...

Fat transfer

... method exists among physicians for preparing donated fat before injection back into the patient. For this and other reasons, the American Society of Plast... the technique used to treat the fat and how the prepared fat cells are put back into the patient and the site to which the fat was moved. Doctors Summer an...

Hyperesthesia

...tion in cats , particularly Siamese , Burmese , Himalayan , and Abyssinian cats. References "What could cause a cat to twitch its back and tail uncontrollably? Feline Hyperesthesia ...

Nuclear medicine

...aphic imaging applies similar principles, taking multiple planar images from different angles and then refining them using a process known as filtered back projection generating three dimensional views of organs or areas of interest. Since each nuclear medicine radionuclide has a unique gamma-ray emissi...

Somatic dysfunction

...gland Journal of Medicine in November of 1999, researchers concluded that OMM and traditional drug therapy resulted in equivalent resolution of lower back pain in a nearly identical time frame. The difference was that those receiving OMM required less pharmaceutical intervention. The advantage of OMM was...

Ultradian

...ultaneously, there are anecdotal cases where situational factors can produce distinct and separate periods of depression or mania/hypomania, switching back and forth. Because there is very little research into this particular form of cycling, the terminology is borrowed from the more established research ...
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Mammogram

... Article about mammography, the process of using low dose X-rays to examine the human breast. ... They would then be called back for a "diagnostic mammogram " ... A fact sheet that defines screening mammograms and their advantages and limitations. Lists incid...

X-Ray

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Wrinkles

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Water On The Brain

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Vision impairment

...ms. ... Central vision is measured using an eye chart. ... Resources for Individuals With Visual Impairment . Patient Brochure: Low Vision . back to top ... Vision impairments result from conditions that range from the presence ... Low vision is a term that describes a person with a v...

Viscera

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Rabbits on the back foot -- but naturally they're fighting back

Australian rabbits have had everything but the kitchen sink thrown at them over the years. Myxomatosis knocked them about but they bounced back. The same with rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD) or the calicivirus. Now Dr Tanja Strive from CSIRO Entomology and the Invasive Animals Cooperative Rese...

Research pushes back history of crop development 10,000 years

Researchers led by Dr Robin Allaby of the University of Warwick's plant research arm Warwick HRI have found evidence that genetics supports the idea that the emergence of agriculture in prehistory took much longer than originally thought. Until recently researchers say the story of the origin o...

A dash of lime -- a new twist that may cut CO2 levels back to pre-industrial levels

Scientists say they have found a workable way of reducing CO2 levels in the atmosphere by adding lime to seawater. And they think it has the potential to dramatically reverse CO2 accumulation in the atmosphere, reports Cath O'Driscoll in SCI's Chemistry & Industry magazine published today. S...

World-class environment vision to 'bring back the species'

One of Australia's leading environmentalists will spearhead a world-class project to help revegetate the Mount Lofty Ranges, to stave off the effects of climate change and halt the loss of bird, animal and plant species. Associate Professor David Paton AM from the University of Adelaide will le...

Turning back the clock for Schwann cells

Myelin-making Schwann cells have an ability every aging Hollywood star would envy: they can become young again. According to a study appearing in the May 19 issue of the Journal of Cell Biology , David B. Parkinson (University College London, London, UK) and collogues have pinned down a protein t...

Over the back fence: gardeners get advice from neighbors, friends

ST. PAUL, MN -- Where do gardeners turn when they need information about annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees" Staff at University of Minnesota Extension have published results of a survey that concludes that the majority of backyard gardeners get their planting and plant information informallymo...

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Lumbar Matrix(TM) Scan From SpineMatrix(R) Revolutionizes the Diagnosis of Low Back Pain

Accurately Locates the Origin of Pain While Reducing Healthcare Costs AKRON, Ohio , June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- A new technology that revolutionizes the way low back pain is diagnosed and treated, while also significantly reducing healthcare costs, has been introduced by SpineMatrix(R) Inc., an ...

Progen Shareholders Call Meeting to Spill Progen Board and Offer Merger or Full Cash Back to Shareholders

MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Cytopia Ltd (ASX: CYT) has joined with other Progen Pharmaceuticals Ltd (ASX: PGL) shareholders to call a Progen general meeting to elect a new board, pursue a merger and enable the first full share buyback offer to Progen shareholders. Key resolu...

Full Sail University Welcomed Back to Campus Graduate and Acclaimed Horror Director, Darren Lynn Bousman

Full Sail University ( www.fullsail.edu ), welcomed Full Sail graduate Darren Lynn Bousman, acclaimed Director of the horror film series Saw II, III & IV, to its Full Sail Live facility on Monday, November 17, 2008 for a live screening of his latest film, Repo! The Genetic Opera. The screenin...

TopoTarget Successfully Buys Back Full Control of Belinostat

Consolidates the Global Rights for the Product TopoTarget Successfully Buys Back Full Control of Belinostat, Consolidating the Global Rights for the Product TopoTarget Acquires US & RoW Rights From CuraGen Corporation COPENHAGEN, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- -...

Antibody Engineering Company F-Star Buys Back Royalty Obligations

TVM Capital Joins Investor Syndicate VIENNA, Austria, March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- f-star, an antibody engineering company developing novel antibodies and antibody fragments based on its unique Modular Antibody Technology, announced today that it has acquired future royalty oblig...

Amazing Treatment Relieves Serious Back Pain Without Dangerous Drugs, Injections or Surgery!

CHICAGO, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Non-surgical, spinal decompression is probably the last back pain treatment you will ever need. And you can forget about popping toxic pills, struggling through exercise programs...and...unnecessary and risky injections and surgery...because with this amazing t...

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NUNC passive PCR cabinet, Aura PCR from Sigma-Aldrich

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Supercritical fluid chromatography and extraction systems (SFC/SFE) from JASCO

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Infinite F200 from Tecan

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Nanoject II, 220 VOLT from Drummond Scientific Company

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Infinite M200 from Tecan

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GenElute Agarose Spin Columns from Sigma-Aldrich

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Absorption spectrum

...at correspond to a jump of an electron to a higher orbit are absorbed by the gas. Afterwards, the electron does not stay in its higher orbit and falls back down, emitting a photon of exactly the same frequency as the one absorbed. However, this is emitted in all directions, not just in the direction in wh...

Alga

...cent treatises on algae specifically exclude them. Cyanobacteria is one of the first groups of living things to appear in the fossil record , dating back some 3800 million years ago ( Precambrian ) when they may have played a major role in creating Earth's oxygen atmosphere. They have a prokaryotic ...

Anatomy

...helial tissue Epithelial tissue Glandular tissue Lymphoid tissue Externally visible parts of the human body: Abdomen Arm back Buttock Chest Ear Eye Face Genitals Head Joint Leg Mouth Neck Scalp Skin Teeth Tongue ...

Apoptosis

... LMB in 1974, where he collaborated with Sulston. Both would share the 2002 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Brenner, and Horvitz would go back to the US in 1978 to establish his own lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Brenner's original interests were centered in genetics and ...

Cancer

...ia is an abnormal type of excessive cell proliferation characterized by loss of normal tissue arrangement and cell structure. Often such cells revert back to normal behavior, but occasionally, they gradually become malignant. Because of their potential for becoming malignant, areas of dysplasia should be...

Cell biology

...compartments. Other proteins "flow" through the ER and Golgi to the plasma membrane. From the plasma membrane, proteins destined to be degraded move back into intracellular compartments where they are broken down to their individual amino acids . Techniques Purification of cells a...
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Ventral

...entral tegmental areas ... the wall along the ventral suture of a simple ovary. ... FREE Shipping BOTH Ways - Skechers Tantric - Ventral : Kick back in the sand and enjoy the waves with these lax ' Ventral ' slip-ons from Skechers . ; Corduroy An incisional hernia is a common type of ventral h...

Veins

...od toward the heart. Most veins carry deoxygenated blood from the tissues back to the heart; exceptions are the pulmonary and umbilical veins , both of w...S OF FACTORS OF VARICOSE VEINS ... RECURRENCE – CAN VARICOSE VEINS COME back AFTER TREATMENT. SUCCESS RATE ... Varicose veins can occur anywhere in...

Urine

...cter muscles, ... During that February in India, the First World Conference on Urine Therapy took place. ... Now, urine therapy was officially back in business. ... Learn about urinary tract infection causes, symptoms, signs, diagnosis and ... Normally, urine is sterile. ... the tube that car...

Urea

... ... must tell you that I can make urea without the use of kidneys, either man ... Urea is used as a nitrogen release fertilizer as it hydrolyses back to 2NH2 and ... Urea Drug Information from Drugs.com. Includes Urea side effects, interactions and indications. ... Edema, cerebral (treatment)...

Turgor

...iarrhea, or fever. ... Skin turgor is an abnormality in the skin's ability to change shape and return ... Skin with normal turgor snaps rapidly back to its normal position. ... turgor ( ) n. The state of being turgid. Biology. The normal fullness or tension produced by the fluid content of blo...

Tumor suppressor

... of Tumor Suppressor Gene Triggers Colon Cancer (09.03.98) ... Molecular Structure Shows How Tumor Suppressor Restrains Cell Growth (09.30.98) back to Top ... Physical and functional interactions of the Arf tumor suppressor protein with nucleophosmin/B23" ... A non- tumor suppressor ro...
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