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Photos: Don't Let Them See You Sweat This Summer

PIPERSVILLE, Pa., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- For the millions of Americans suffering from hyperhidrosis, excessive sweating, the body's mechanism for cooling itself is overactive and can cause sweat production that is up to four or five times more than normal. While some people may only thi...

DNA-damaged cells communicate with neighbors to let them know they're in trouble

When cells experiencing DNA damage fail to repair themselves, they send a signal to their neighbors letting them know they're in trouble. The discovery, which shows that a process dubbed the DDR (DNA Damage Response) also controls communication from cell to cell, has implications for both cancer a...

Americans Want Insurers and Physicians to Use Technology to 'Coach' Them to Healthier Habits, Reports New National Survey From Microsoft

Findings support need for health plans to proactively engage consumers where they live and work. REDMOND, Wash., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A new survey released today from Microsoft Corp. shows that Americans would like their health insurers and physicians to proactively use technology...

New Compact and Folding Reading Glasses from VisAcuity.com: Never Leave Home Without Them

Reading glasses are essential for the majority of people over 40 who suffer from presbyopia. And now presbyopes can always fit a pair of reading glasses in a pocket or purse with VisAcuity.com's collection of compact and folding reading glasses. Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 1...

Kids and Veggies: Offer Them and They Will Eat

Availability in poor areas more of an issue than youngsters' tastes, studies find,, MONDAY, April 20 (HealthDay News) -- Good nutrition may be more an issue of supply than demand in the poorest parts of the lower Mississippi Delta. A new study found that children in these rural area...

Runaway Health Care Costs: 12 Ways You Can Rein Them in, from the Harvard Health Letter

The editors of the Harvard Health Letter , in consultation with the doctors on its editorial board, propose 12 ways you can help curb health care spending, saving society--and perhaps yourself--some money Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 5, 2009 -- Economists agree that Americ...

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Most Women With HIV and Their Health Care Providers Have Not Discussed How HIV Might Affect Them Differently Than Men

Survey Shows Nearly Three-Quarters of Women Struggle in Managing Their Daily Lives ATLANTA, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- New findings from the Women Living Positive survey show a communication gap between women living with HIV and their health care providers when it co...

Isis Reports Strong Financial Results and Highlights for Second Quarter of 2009

...of SFAS 160. (2) As a result of selling Ibis to AMI, Isis removed Ibis' operating results from its continuing operations and reclassified them as discontinued operations. (3) Adjustment to reflect the required retrospective adoption of FSP 14-1. ...

DNA Helps Reunite Children With Their Families

...streets in cities across the world. He wondered, were their families looking for them? Without a way to identify them, it would be impossible to bring them home. Perhaps an international DNA database would help reunite these children with their families. Lorente chose to collaborate with the UNT He...

Scientists Discover Origin of Malaria

...est diseases of humanity. Chimpanzees, native to equatorial Africa, have been identified as the original source of the parasite that likely moved from them to humans via mosquitoes. An international group of researchers, including senior author Nathan Wolfe, Ph.D., of the Global Viral Forecasting I...

TWO NEW KLRI PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS: Hormone Therapy May Reduce Atherosclerosis in Women Close to Menopause; Growth Hormone May Increase Risk of Diabetes, Improve Lipid Profile in Men

...d organs. Their use as an anti-aging therapy stems from the natural decrease of growth hormones secreted by the body as we reach middle age--replacing them with artificial GH, in theory, would slow the aging process. However, there is little evidence to suggest that it is effective. Very few studie...

Society of Gynecologic Oncologists Issues White Paper on HPV Vaccine's Impact on Cervical Cancer Prevention

...sure, the vaccine can prevent up to 70 percent of cervical cancers. But many women are being vaccinated after exposure and modifying screening places them at increased risk for cancer. The information shared in this session and captured in this manuscript is an excellent resource, both as a snapshot of ...
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MAXWELL Optical Wavefront Aberrometer

Description:...user-friendly software interface. The MAXWELL offers scientific users a complete collection of physical and optical algorithms and displays that allow them to meet their individual needs by rapidly configuring the way in which data is presented....
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Rapid Programmer 3.0 Neurostimulation Programming Platform

Description:...ician programming platform in the industry. It enables clinicians to quickly and efficiently test patients intraoperatively and to create programs for them postoperatively....
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Clinical Xpert™ PDA Medical Reference and Decision-Support Tool

Description:..., disease and laboratory information instantly into the hands of physicians and other prescribers, nurses, pharmacists, and clinical trainees, helping them to make important decisions at the point of care, and reducing the chances of medical errors....
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Epicardia 4000 Holter Monitoring System

Description:...nalysis and all supporting hardware and software. Facilities with an Epicardia System in place have complete control over running reports, customizing them to suit their needs, and managing their data. The Epicardia 4000 system also has an array of networking options. Medicomp can customize a network solu...
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Ritter 222 Barrier-Free™ Exam Table

Description:...xam Table makes it easy for your practice to accommodate the elderly, expectant mothers or patients with disabilities, easily and efficiently, helping them help themselves....
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HK Heavy, Extra Long Liposuction Aspiration Tubing

Description:... Perfect for physicians who prefer a Heavier and Longer tubing, permitting them maximum access around the OR table. 12 feet in length Sizes availabe to fit any vacuum canisters...
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Artificial induction of immunity

... not in large-scale production as of 2006. In the future it might be possible to artificially design antibodies to fit specific antigens, then produce them in large quantities to induce temporary immunity in people in advance of exposure to a specific pathogen , such as a bacterium, a virus, or a prion. ...

Babies switched at birth

...itched at birth are babies who, because of either error or malfeasance, are interchanged with each other at birth or very soon therafter, leading them being unknowingly raised by parents who are not their biological parents. In real life, the occurrence of such a thing is highly improbable, with it h...

Fat transfer

...two millimeter thick strips of fat from the donor site and gently works them into the upper and lower lips for a plumping effect that is reported to be ... to offer better results when they remove strips of healthy fat and replant them into areas that need augmentation For instance, one Los Angeles, California...

Forehead lift

...tissues of the forehead from the skull, then lifts them upwards and engages them onto the implant tines which hold them in place. The upside is the surgeon can readjust t...

Medicine

...ine, and sometimes are seen as competition to the Western tradition. Few of them have any scientific confirmation of their tenets, because if they did they ...althcare providers focused increasingly on the technology that was enabling them to make dramatic improvements in patients' health. The ensuing development ...

Neuropsychiatry

...d behavioural therapies Sachdev suggests to join them maybe to dilute them both. Further, the ability to maintain a competent...ding no physiopathology for certain disorders left them to the psychiatrists, whilst themselves pursuing t...
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Wrinkles

...nkle Causes and Wrinkle Symptoms ... Wrinkles are fine lines or crease in the skin surface ... Learn what causes wrinkles , how to prevent them as well as what measures natural, topical or surgical are available to treat wrinkles . Getting rid of wrinkles . ... Why does smoking cause ...

Wax

...ally referred to a substance that is secreted by bees (beeswax) and used by them in constructing their honeycombs. Wax refers to beeswax or another su...tional meaning, beeswax, refers to a substance secreted by bees and used by them in constructing their honeycombs. The term has come to refer more... w...

Wasp

... A wasp is a predatory, flying, stinging insect, with a stinger and membranous forewings and hindwings. It is related to ants and bees, with all of them being members of order Hymenoptera, but is separated from ants and bees... For other uses, see Wasp (disambiguation) ... WASPs were once maj...

Warts

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Wart

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Visual acuity test

... ... Testing Laboratory. Testing Infants' Acuity . How do you test the visual ... We test young children's visual acuity by showing them black-and-white stripes ... The visual acuity test is used to determine the smallest letters a person can ... The visual acuity test i...

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URI researcher sheds light on 'man-eating' squid; finds them timid, nonthreatening

KINGSTON, R.I. July 23, 2009 News reports last week about scuba divers off San Diego being menaced by large numbers of Humboldt's or jumbo squid have raised the ire of University of Rhode Island biologist Brad Seibel. As a leading expert on the species who has dived with them several times, he...

URI researcher sheds light on 'man-eating' squid; finds them timid, non-threatening

KINGSTON, R.I. July 23, 2009 News reports last week about scuba divers off San Diego being menaced by large numbers of Humboldt's or jumbo squid have raised the ire of University of Rhode Island biologist Brad Seibel. As a leading expert on the species who has dived with them several times, he...

Discovery of a water snake that startles fish in a way that makes them flee into its jaws

Forget the old folk tales about snakes hypnotizing their prey. The tentacled snake from South East Asia has developed a more effective technique. The small water snake has found a way to startle its prey so that the fish turn toward the snake's head to flee instead of turning away. In addition, th...

Scientists explain how 'death receptors' designed to kill our cells may make them stronger

It turns out that from the perspective of cell biology, Nietzsche may have been right after all: that which does not kill us does make us stronger. In a review article published in the June 2009 print issue of The FASEB Journal ( http://www.fasebj.org ), scientists from the Mayo Clinic explain h...

CSHL scientists discover how 'companion' cells to sperm protect them from genetic damage

Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. In plant pollen grains, sperm cells, which carry the genetic material to be passed on to progeny, are cocooned within larger "companion" cells that are called pollen vegetative cells. These companions provide sperm with energy and nourishment, and push them towards their...

Don't blame cities for climate change, see them as solutions

Cities are being unfairly blamed for most of humanity's greenhouse gas emissions and this threatens efforts to tackle climate change, warns a study in the October 2008 issue of the journal Environment and Urbanization . The paper says cities are often blamed for 75 to 80 percent of emissions,...

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Oprah, Luke Skywalker and Maradona -- new study investigates how our brains respond to them

Pictures paint concepts of a thousand words- now, for the first time, scientists studying the brain have worked out how words paint concepts in our minds. The team, including Professor Rodrigo Quian Quiroga at the Department of Engineering of the University of Leicester in the UK, Professor Itz...

Reaching Them Through the Mail

Improved software makes direct mail an attractive option EAU CLAIRE, WI - Many businesses, large and small, view direct mailing as a hit-or-miss attempt to reach potential customers and grab their attention. Postalsoft Business Edition 7.32c is a software system designed to give organizations ...

U.S. manufacturing benefits if utilities can assist them with energy efficiency efforts

As is so often the case with any form of legislation, each individual law represents a compromise built around a coalition of diverse forces. In the case of energy and electricity, one needs to look no further than the way most states reward regulated utilities for providing electricity. Each utili...

DOE awards $377 million in funding for 46 energy frontier research centers

... University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill, NC) $17.5 million for five years to synthesize new molecular catalysts and light absorbers and integrate them into nanoscale architectures for improved generation of fuels and electricity from sunlight. Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) $19 million f...

ThermoGenesis Announces Expanded Collaboration With Celling Technologies

... an excellent job of supporting the MXP and we look forward to working with them with the launch of Res-Q and with this broader collaboration agreement. We...rtner with ThermoGenesis. We are delighted to be implementing programs with them to expand the use of the MXP in the treatment of orthopedic conditions, as ...

Microbix Sales Grow 22% For Nine Months

... -26,661 -1,079,492 -2,633,439 2,751,746 Microbix specializes in the development of biological technologies and commercializing them through global partners. The Company has intellectual property in large market biotherapeutic drugs, vaccine technologies and animal reproduction tech...
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Bacterial Strain BMH 71-18 mutS, Glycerol Stock (noncompetent) from Promega

Description:...ns of E. coli. Use of these strains prevents repair of the newly synthesized unmethylated strand (1), leading to high mutation efficiencies and making them helpful in such systems as the GeneEditor and Altered Sites II Mutagenesis Systems. Both ES1301 and BMH 71-18 mutS are recA+, therefore inserts contai...
Company:Promega

Bacterial Strain ES1301 mutS, Glycerol Stock (noncompetent) from Promega

Description:...ns of E. coli. Use of these strains prevents repair of the newly synthesized unmethylated strand (1), leading to high mutation efficiencies and making them helpful in such systems as the GeneEditor and Altered Sites II Mutagenesis Systems. Both ES1301 and BMH 71-18 mutS are recA+, therefore inserts contai...
Company:Promega

Vybrant Apoptosis Assay Kit #4 from Molecular Probes (Invitrogen)

Description:...f both YO-PRO-1 and propidium iodide nucleic acid stains. YO-PRO-1 stain selectively passes through the plasma membranes of apoptotic cells and labels them with moderate green fluorescence. Necrotic cells are stained red-fluorescent with propidium iodide....
Company:Molecular Probes (Invitrogen)

CCF4-AM from Invitrogen

Description:... cell, where cleavage by endogeneous cytoplasmic esterases rapidly converts them into their negatively charged forms, thereby trapping them in the cytosol....
Company:Invitrogen

CCF4-AM from Invitrogen

Description:... cell, where cleavage by endogeneous cytoplasmic esterases rapidly converts them into their negatively charged forms, thereby trapping them in the cytosol....
Company:Invitrogen

High Molecular Weight DNA Markers from Invitrogen

Description:.... Ethidium bromide staining causes the four bands identified by an asterisk (8271 bp 8612 bp 12220 bp and 19399 bp) to show greater intensity allowing them to be used as reference points....
Company:Invitrogen
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Adaptive radiation

... From this large number of genetic combinations, only a few can survive on long term. After the rapid development of many new species, lots or most of them die out as quickly as they appeared. The surviving species are almost perfectly adapted to the new environment. The rise and fall of new species is no...

Adenosine triphosphate

...umption. Other triphosphates Living cells also have other "high-energy" nucleoside triphosphates, such as guanosine triphosphate . Between them and ATP, energy can be easily transferred with reactions such as those catalyzed by nucleoside diphosphokinase : Energy is released when hydrolysis...

Albinism

...perly without the pigment. Individuals with full albinism (called albinos) generally have flax-white hair, blue eyes and pale white skin which makes them stand out. Sometimes hair pigmentation is not completely absent (white) but shows a pale or medium blonde. Often the affected persons are paler in com...

Alga

... Note many of these groups contain some members that are no longer photosynthetic. Some retain plastids, but not chloroplasts, while others have lost them entirely. Forms of algae Most of the simpler algae are unicellular flagellates or amoeboids , but colonial and non-motile forms have devel...

Amine

...ree carbon based groups, then it is a tertiary amine . Note: the subscripts on the R groups are simply used to label these groups to differentiate them and show that they may be different (or they could be the same). However, the number subscripts on the H atoms show how many H atoms there are in tha...

Anatomy

... body that only a small number of professional human anatomists, after years of patient observation, are complete masters of all its details; most of them specialize on certain parts, such as the brain or viscera, contenting themselves with a good working knowledge of the rest. Topographical anatomy ...
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White blood cells

...w ones. ... The scientific name for white blood cells is Leukocytes. Because white blood cells are hard to see when scientists look for them under a ... The blood is made up of lots of things, including those cells which are there to keep out invaders: white blood cells . But wh...

Voluntary muscle

...cles are voluntary muscle . ... voluntary muscles allow you to move them in voluntary muscles you have no ... These muscles tissues are syncyt...as the arm ... Voluntary muscle fibers are long and thin, and most of them move bones when they ... Voluntary Muscle . This type of muscle is ...

Vitamins

...nents in food that are Vitamins Concept Most of us have been told to take our vitamins , but few people know why, and despite all the talk about them in modern culture, Do you use vitamins and supplements to enhance your healthy lifestyle? ... WebMD Home Vitamins & Lifestyle Guide. Email ...

Virus

...cle are called structural proteins. ... Answers how biological viruses cause so much trouble, what makes us so vulnerable to them, and what makes them spread. Virus - Definition of Virus at Dictionary.com a free online dictionary with ... Virus info. Virus encyclopedia. Free virus scan. ...

Vertebrates

...s . ... Vertebrates are also interesting because they are easy to find. ... We coexist with many other vertebrates and are often quite aware of them in our environment. ... Information on the research and programs being undertaken at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. ... Vertebrate Zo...

Vectors

...vectors ? ... dot product of two vectors ? How does it relate to ... This quantities are what we call vectors and it is important to distinguish them ... To understand more about vectors and how they combine, I am going to start with ... Vectors . Physclips provides multimedia education in int...
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