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 Steel Claw - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Steel Claw remained fondly remembered by it's fans and future comic creators and during the Alan Moore and Alan Davis run of Captain Britain, The Steel Claw was renamed The Iron Tallon for a brief cameo appearance.
This character is a thief who tries to steal the claw from a museum, only to have it attach itself to his left hand and then receive the same invisibility powers, as well as added strength and shock powers in the claw.
Steel Claw was published in Sweden from the 1970s in the magazine Seriemagasinet and later in its spin-off SM Special.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Steel_Claw   (1243 words)

  
 Claw - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The technical term for an arthropod's claw is a chela (plural chelae).
These individuals don't have actual claws, instead the unguis appears normal with the addition of a thick growth of subunguis.
Unfortunately, as most doctors think of the growth as a symptom of a fungal infection, they are only too eager to apply painful and ultimately futile treatments.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Claw   (454 words)

  
 Cat's Claw
Other therapeutic applications for cat’s claw are many, which is a common trait of herbs with immune stimulatory activity, and include: disease prevention, cancer, recovery from chemotherapy side effects, recovery from childbirth, urinary tract infections, wounds, fevers, hemorrhages, and weakness.
However, cat’s claw is generally thought of as safe, with an LD of the aqueous extract in mice greater than 16 g/kg.
Cat’s claw is also noted to be used in spiritual illness, to remove disturbances between the body and spirit which are the main cause of disease.
www.hort.purdue.edu /newcrop/CropFactSheets/catsclaw.html   (2267 words)

  
 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Claw foot
Claw foot is a deformity of the toes in which the toe joint nearest the foot is bent upward (from contracture) and the other toe joints bend downward (also from contracture).
Claw toes can be something that a child is born with (congenital) or can develop as a consequence of disorders (acquired).
Claw toes in and of themselves are not usually dangerous, but sometimes they are the first symptoms of a more serious disease of the nervous system.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/003168.htm   (419 words)

  
 The CLAW Bindings by RR Software
Claw 1.3 supports most GUI functions of Windows (as well as other capabilities), which means you only have to have Claw and an Ada compilation system to build programs.
Claw has been tested on the latest versions of the four leading Ada 95 compilers for Windows: Aonix ObjectAda version 7.1.3 and 7.2; GNAT versions 3.12p and 3.13; Janus/Ada 95 version 3.1.1d; and Rational Apex versions 3.0.0 and 3.2.0.
Claw is a thick binding for Ada 95.
www.rrsoftware.com /html/prodinf/claw/claw.htm   (1271 words)

  
 claw - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about claw
Claws are composed of the protein keratin, and grow continuously from a bundle of cells in the lower skin layer.
Hooves and nails are modified structures with the same origin as claws.
At this taunt the crab reached out its other claw and seized the zebra's ear, and the creature gave a cry of pain and began prancing up and down, trying to shake off the crab, which clung fast.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /claw   (252 words)

  
 Claw for PC video game review and cheats   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
At Captain Claw's disposal are a number of useful weapons and power-ups to aid you on your quest to find all the gems, and make them one with the Amulet of Nine Lives.
For instance when Captain Claw comes upon a situation that is less than safe, he proclaims, "This will take perfect timing." This gives the player a clue that he or she had better plan on doing some rapid jumping or distinct maneuvering.
Claw is the new undisputed heavyweight of side-scrollers.
www.gamezilla.com /review.aspx?review=7005   (1507 words)

  
 Cat's Claw herbal tea
In 1989, Cat's Claw extract was used to treat a group of 37 patients suffering from florid Herpes infections; 17 of the patients had florid Herpes simplex, while 20 of the patients had infections with Varicella zoster.
Results: At the outset of the therapy with the Cat's Claw preparation 5 of the patients were given therapy with Diclofenac, each of the patients was additionally given a course of aurotherapy and treatment with chloroquine, and one patient suffering from juvenile arthritis was given a high dosage level maintenance treatment with cortisone.
After three months of treatment with Cat's Claw the patients were already largely free of rhinits symptoms, although the asthmatic complaints had not yet shown any sign of real improvement, nor had the appearance of the skin of the patient with neurodermitis.
www.primalnature.com /catsclaw3.html   (3726 words)

  
 cat's claw   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Cat's claw, also known as uña de gato (its Spanish name), is a high-climbing, woody vine that grows profusely in the upper Amazon regions of Peru, Columbia, Ecuador, and other South American countries.
At the base of the plant's leaves are two curved thorns that resemble the claws of a cat (hence its name); these allow the vine to climb up trees and other vegetation into the forest canopy.
In the mid-1990s, once it became known that cat's claw had potential value for the treatment of serious conditions such as cancer, arthritis, and even HIV infections, it became one of the top-selling herbs in the United States.
www.wholehealthmd.com /refshelf/substances_view/1,1525,10142,00.html   (1024 words)

  
 Cat's Claw
Some women consumed cat's claw as a contraceptive because large doses of this herb were believed to cause temporary infertility.
Cat's claw preparations are made from the root and bark of the of the cat's claw vine.
Cat's claw should not be used by individuals with skin grafts or tuberculosis or by those receiving organ transplants.
www.umm.edu /altmed/ConsHerbs/CatsClawch.html   (1247 words)

  
 Devils Claw Herb   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Devil’s claw is a plant native to southern Africa found growing in the Kalahari desert, Namibia, the island of Madagascar and few other locations.
Extracts of devil's claw are thought to reduce blood sugar levels somewhat, and several of the chemicals in devil's claw appear to affect blood pressure, heart rate, hearth rythm and contraction of the heart.
Devil's claw is a nontoxic and relatively safe herb, with almost no side effects if taken at the recommended dose for short periods of time.
www.nutrasanus.com /devils-claw.html   (431 words)

  
 Our Pet List
CLAW visits the Canton Animal Shelter and Grand Saline Animal Shelter often to evaluate animals as to their physical and mental health.
If the animal qualifies for the CLAW foster program, it is removed from the animal shelter and placed in a foster home until it can be adopted to a permanent home.
CLAW is able to operate because of generous donations and the pet adoption donations.
www.petfinder.org /shelters/TX736.html   (615 words)

  
 Council for Legislative Action, Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
CLAW is a grassroots Human Rights organization formed in 1994 as Big Government began its attack on the Second Amendment and other Civil Liberties.
A group of Pro-Rights activists felt that it was time to create a grassroots campaign of sustained political action to preserve and defend the Bill of Rights, and the Washington State Constitution.
CLAW forms coalitions with like-minded organizations, and testifies before the State Legislature, as well as County and City Councils.
www.libertyteeth.org   (223 words)

  
 Database Entry for: Cat's Claw - Uncaria tomentosa Cat's Claw Uncaria tomentosa Cat's Claw Uncaria tomentosa Cat's Claw ...
The Asháninka use cat's claw to treat asthma, inflammations of the urinary tract, arthritis, rheumatism, and bone pain; to recover from childbirth; as a kidney cleanser; to cure deep wounds; to control inflammation and gastric ulcers; and for cancer.
Some of the newer research indicates that cat's claw might be helpful to people with Alzheimer's disease; this could be attributable to the antioxidant effects already confirmed or, possibly, to the dilation of peripheral blood vessels in the brain by alkaloids such as rhynchophylline.
Cat's claw has grown quite popular in the natural products industry and is mostly taken today to boost immune function, as an all over tonic and preventative to stay healthy, for arthritis and inflammation, for bowel and colon problems, and as an complementary therapy for cancer.
www.rain-tree.com /catclaw.htm   (3616 words)

  
 Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine: Cat's claw
Cat's claw is a large woody vine indigenous to the Amazon rain forests of South America.
Cat's claw has been called one of the most important botanical herbs found in the rain forest and is used as a cleansing and supportive herb of the immune system, cardiovascular system, and intestinal system.
Rynchophylline, one of the alkaloids isolated from cat's claw, has anti-hypertensive properties that may be beneficial in preventing the risk of strokes and heart attacks by reducing heart rate, lowering blood pressure, increasing circulation, and lowering blood cholesterol levels.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_g2603/is_0000/ai_2603000024   (437 words)

  
 Cat's Claw
Cat's Claw (Uncaria tomentosa) is found in the Amazon River basin area of Peru, as well as in other parts of South America.
This is particularly important since Cat's Claw may have potentially damaging effect on the DNA of highly proliferated cells (e.g., cancer cells, growing children, fetuses).
The LD of an aqueous extract of Cat's Claw in rats was reported to be greater than 8 g/kg.
www.uspharmacist.com /oldformat.asp?url=newlook/files/Feat/CatsClaw.htm&pub_id=8&article_id=844   (1422 words)

  
 CAT'S CLAW (Uña de Gato)
Also, it is possible that cat's claw could stimulate the immune system in ways that lead to progression of HIV disease.
Health food companies offer cat's claw in capsules of powdered dried bark, as a liquid extract to use under the tongue, as tea bags and as bulk bark and root to make into a tea.
Some cat's claw products say that they should not be used by pregnant women, or by people with immune disorders like multiple sclerosis.
www.aids.org /factSheets/722-Cats-Claw-Una-de-Gato.html   (817 words)

  
 [ Claw Instructions ]
When you program complex commands to the Claw’s buttons, it is possible that the computer needs time to execute parts of the command before executing the rest of the command.
Prior to the Claw un-installation process ensure that the Control Panel window is closed.  Reinstall and remove the Claw software with the Control Panel closed to remove the Claw Panel.
The Claw hardware has an expansion port fitted to the printed circuit board as standard and we are working on an optional extra 10 button pad.
www.claw.com.au /instructions/ClawInstructions.html   (4302 words)

  
 Review: The Claw
To program a button, you switch to program mode (whereupon the Claw emits a constant annoying tone), press the button on the Claw that you want to program (resulting in a beep-beep-beep noise), and then press whatever keyboard key you want to bind to that button.
Internal examination revealed that Ferraro Design is doing their bit to support the Australian hot melt glue industry, and that the Claw is, unsurprisingly, built around an off-the-shelf eight bit CMOS microcontroller - a Microchip Technology PIC16CE625, to be exact.
Claws are apparently now coming with a "USB Saver Cable" which solves this problem, according to the installation page here, but the Claw I reviewed didn't have one.
www.dansdata.com /claw.htm   (1176 words)

  
 Dr. Claw   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
There have been rumors that in those later episodes at the end of the series, somewhere buried in all of those Capeman stories, Dr. Claw's face is revealed to Gadget and the viewers.
Produced in 1992, the Dr. Claw figure came from a line of Gadget figures produced by DIC Enterprises (the company that created and produced the cartoon) and Grand Toys.
Amongst multiple Gadget figures in different colored trench coats and a Penny and Brain 2-pack was Dr. Claw himself, his face shrouded in cardboard so that you'd have to buy him to see his face.
www.angelfire.com /me/gogadget/drclaw.html   (196 words)

  
 Claw Toe
People often blame the common foot deformity claw toe on wearing shoes that squeeze your toes, such as shoes that are too short or high heels.
However, claw toe also is often the result of nerve damage caused by diseases like diabetes or alcoholism, which can weaken the muscles in your foot.
Claw toe deformities are usually flexible at first, but they harden into place over time.
orthoinfo.aaos.org /fact/thr_report.cfm?Thread_ID=213&topcategory=Foot   (413 words)

  
 Autograf: CLAW   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Getting up with the infamous MQ, and going all city with her iconic “Claws,” CLAW is among a rare breed—the female writer.
In Los Angeles, CLAW quickly found success styling music videos for artists including KORN and Brian McKnight, and returned to New York two years later to apply her talents to television and print ad styling.
This fall, CLAW will be exhibiting a solo show of her paintings on canvas in New York City.
www.powerhousebooks.com /titles/claw.html   (583 words)

  
 Claw   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Claw is a game controller for the left hand which allows use of the right hand for the mouse or trackball.
Without using the Claw and with 5 fingers on the keyboard, each resting on a key, you already have finger contact with 5 keys.
The Claw was disassembled with a #15 Torx screwdriver removing the three Torx screws on the bottom and then removing the bottom metal plate.
www.7volts.com /claw.htm   (1342 words)

  
 Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine: Devil's claw   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Devil's claw has been used to reduce fever and pain, to treat allergies and headache, and to stimulate digestion.
Devil's claw root was also used in folk medicine as a pain reliever and for complications with pregnancies.
Devil's claw is also regarded as a remedy for headaches, heartburn, liver and gallbladder problems, allergies, skin disorders, and nicotine poisoning.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_g2603/is_0003/ai_2603000322   (488 words)

  
 Cat's Claw   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A few tribes also use cat's claw as a remedy for dysentery,(6) and at least one tribe uses the herb to treat gonorrhea.
A wealth of beneficial phytochemicals have been found in cat's claw including quinovic acid glycosides, several oxindol alkaloids, proanthocyanidins, polyphenols, triterpines and the plant steroIs beta-sitosterol, stigmasterol and cam-pesterol.(1,3) Researchers believe that the activity of the whole plant extract is greater than the sum of its parts.(3,s,7)
This suggests that cat's claw may be useful in preventing strokes and reducing the risk of heart attack by lowering blood pressure, increasing circulation, inhibiting formation of plaque on arterial walls and formation of blood clots in the brain, heart and arteries.(z)
www.vitasentials.com /catsclaw.htm   (1114 words)

  
 Shibui's CLAW Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Shibui's CLAW pages are preserved in her honor and maintained by her family.
CLAW provides a variety of educational resources and recreational activities for members.
I completed my Honorable Degree at CLAW Seminary and during the April 2002 graduation ceremonies, I was inducted into Phi Beta Katta, an Honor Society for graduates of Plato's College of Ethics.
crowley.home.texas.net /scrappy/claw   (1103 words)

  
 Alternatives to Declawing, Nail Caps for Cats
Be sure to reward your cat with a special food treat-one that she receives only during claw trimming or some other grooming procedure-during or immediately after trimming.
Avoid the quick when you trim the claw; cutting into it will cause pain and bleeding Remove the sharp tip below the quick (away from the toe), clipping about halfway between the end of the quick and the tip of claw.
Special claw trimmers (two types are shown) are available from veterinarians or pet supply stores, but sharp nail clippers for humans work just as well.
www.softclaws.com /article.asp   (554 words)

  
 Welcome to CLAW   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
CLAW is an association of Welsh local authorities that deals with the professional and technical aspects of property management.
We have developed constantly over four decades and now actively unite elected and official members of local authorities in seeking quality and value purchasing.
CLAW / WLGA guide to asset management planning in Wales.
www.claw.gov.uk   (163 words)

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