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Brian Berridge tapped to manage National Toxicology Program - National Institutes of Health (press release)


National Institutes of Health (press release)
“We are thrilled that Dr. Berridge is bringing his expertise to environmental health, including experience with both traditional and novel toxicological methods,” said Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D., who has been the director of NTP since 2009, while also ...

National Toxicology Program Gets New Associate Director ... - Occupational Health and Safety


Occupational Health and Safety
Brian Berridge is NTP's new associate director. Formerly of GlaxoSmithKline, he will oversee day-to-day operations as NTP coordinates toxicology research and testing across nine different federal agencies, including the National Institutes of Health ...

The physiology of an hourlong mating call - Penn Current


Penn Current
Now, Rome and colleagues have lent their expertise in understanding superfast muscle contraction to another physiological puzzle, this time investigating the Pacific midshipman fish. These bottom-dwelling creatures produce a mating call arguably more ...

New Health Guide - Muscle System

Houston, Texas - United States

Everything that is conceived by our brain finds its expression in the muscular system. You can express an idea by the help of muscles of larynx, tongue and mouth (act of speaking), the muscles of fingers (act of writing) or by the skeletal muscles (act of dancing, running, etc.)

Body muscles help an individual to stand erect, walk, move, bend and pick up objects. They help in breathing, blood circulation and functioning of other internal organs. Muscular system is comprised of a variety of organs and muscular tissues. Each of these organs and muscle tissues has a specific task in the functioning of the body.

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Georgia Regents Health System is a world-class academic medical center, offering the most comprehensive primary, specialty and subspecialty care in Augusta, Georgia, serving Richmond, Columbia and Aiken counties. Georgia Regents Medical Center provides medical services in virtually all fields of medicine, including cancer, cardiovascular / heart care, children's health / pediatrics, emergency and trauma, family medicine, neuroscience, orthopedics

Better Health Channel: Lymphatic System
Australia

The lymphatic system is a series of vessels throughout the body that drain fluid from tissues. Bacteria and other microbes are picked up in the lymphatic fluid and trapped inside lymph nodes, where they can be attacked and destroyed by white blood cells. Common problems of the lymphatic system include glandular fever, Hodgkin's disease, oedema (swelling) and tonsillitis.

Martindale's Health Science Guide to Immunology
United States

Directory of courses, textbooks, modules and cases.

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Covers how to pick a puppy, puppy diet and care, spaying and neutering, and other health issues that affect dogs though out their life.

Brain & Nervous System Health Center
United States

The brain is one of the largest and most complex organs in the human body. It is made up of more than 100 billion nerves that communicate in trillions of connections called synapses. The brain is made up of many specialized areas that work together: The cortex is the outermost layer of brain cells. Thinking and voluntary movements begin in the cortex. The brain stem is between the spinal cord and the rest of the brain. Basic functions lik

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The endocrine system is made up of glands that secrete chemicals called hormones into the bloodstream or surrounding tissues. Together with the nervous system and the immune system, the endocrine system helps the body to cope with different events and stresses. The endocrine system include the pituitary gland, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, adrenal glands, pancreas, ovaries and testes.

Dog Owner's Guide: Health and Veterinary Information
United States

Articles covering a variety of topics related to the health of your dog.

United States

Histology section includes exams, courses, techniques and procedures, and tissue preservation resources.

Wikipedia: Muscle
United States

Hyperlinked overview of the contractile form of tissue with information on types, diseases, control, and online resources.

Online Muscle Atlas
United States

Featuring the major muscle groups of the upper and lower extremities.