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2014-04-11 00:21:56

LONDON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is associated with a significant increase in mortality (58.1% vs. 32.4%), as well as longer hospital stays (8 days vs. 6.8 days) and more primary care visits (18.2 vs. 8.7 contacts per patient year) compared to similar liver patients without HE[i],[ii] - XIFAXAN(R) 550 (rifaximin-alpha) is a cost-effective treatment option for the...

2014-04-06 20:20:30

Leading Ophthalmologists Provide an Update on Breakthroughs in Artificial Vision Research TOKYO, April 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retina Implant AG, the leading developer of subretinal implants for patients blinded by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), today announced that Professor Eberhart Zrenner, M.D., coordinating investigator and founding director of the Institute for Ophthalmologic Research at University Eye Hospital, Tuebingen, Germany, presented an update on breakthroughs in artificial...

2014-04-03 10:05:03

Researchers have discovered that microscopic "bubbles" developed at Kansas State University are safe and effective storage lockers for harmful isotopes that emit ionizing radiation for treating tumors. The findings can benefit patient health and advance radiation therapy used to treat cancer and other diseases, said John M. Tomich, a professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics who is affiliated with the university's Johnson Cancer Research Center. Tomich conducted the study with...

2014-03-27 23:32:45

In light of a recent article in The Journal of Clinical Investigation, implicating mitochondrial oxidative stress in the progression of chronic kidney disease, Ethical Alternative Products is releasing a statement supporting the benefits of alpha lipoic acid. In conjunction with their announcement, the dietary supplement supplier is offering a complimentary sample of their product, ThioGel. Wyckoff NJ (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 A study* performed by Ilse Daehn et al. at the Charles Bronfman...

2014-03-25 08:27:47

NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hedge fund managers voted EY as the top global accounting organization in this year's Institutional Investor's Alpha 2014 Alpha Awards. As with the overall global ranking, EY also captured the crown in all five of the aspects of service on which hedge fund professionals were asked to rate accounting firms: audit, tax, regulatory and compliance, client service and hedge fund expertise. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130701/NY40565LOGO-b...

Stress Can Affect A Woman's Ability To Remain Fertile: Study
2014-03-24 11:20:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While couples having trouble getting pregnant can cause stress for both individuals, a new study has found that stress itself can have an effect on infertility. Reported in the journal Human Reproduction, the paradoxical study found that women with higher levels of alpha-amylase, a biomarker of stress measured in saliva, are 29 percent less inclined to conceive each month and are over twice as prone to not conceive despite 12 months of...

2014-03-24 04:22:15

PRINCETON, N.J., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoStrata Company, Inc., the originators of professional glycolic acid peels, introduces NeoStrata® ProSystem Peels, a complete Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) superficial peeling system created to give physicians customizable options for skin rejuvenation treatments that can be tailored to meet individual patient needs. This new introduction was unveiled last week at the 2014 American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) winter academy meeting in...

2014-03-18 23:25:47

Alpha Systems president presented at local HFMA events designed to provide executives with education specific to revenue cycle management. Huntingdon Valley, PA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Alpha Systems President & CEO, Brett Griffith, presented alongside Dan Williams, Alpha Systems’ Director of Revenue Cycle Analytics, at the Central Pennsylvania HFMA conference on Jan. 23 and again in Western Pennsylvania on Feb. 17 at the HFMA/AAHAM institute. These programs are designed to provide...

Oxygen’s Different Shapes Described By Researchers
2014-03-14 14:31:07

North Carolina State University Oxygen-16, one of the key elements of life on earth, is produced by a series of reactions inside of red giant stars. Now a team of physicists, including one from North Carolina State University, has revealed how the element’s nuclear shape changes depending on its state, even though other attributes such as spin and parity don’t appear to differ. Their findings may shed light on how oxygen is produced. Carbon and oxygen are formed when helium burns...

2014-03-13 23:27:27

In light of a recent article in Alternative Therapies, Ethical Alternative Products is releasing a statement supporting the benefits of Alpha Lipoic Acid. In conjunction with their announcement, the dietary supplement supplier is offering a complimentary sample of their product, ThioGel. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 In light of the recent article, “Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Chronic Disease: Treatment With Natural Supplements”*, Ethical Alternative Products is releasing a...


Latest Alpha Reference Libraries

Alpha Sports
2014-06-23 06:23:23

Alpha Sports (ASP) is a kit car manufacturer from Australia founded in 1962.The original cars produced were based on the Lotus Seven, but over time were redesigned into their own style. ASP cars have also competed in various racing events. In the 1960s Rory Thompson and Ray Lewis built cars based on the Lotus Seven called the “Bacchus Clubman.” Engines used were a BMC B-Series 1500. Later Models were called ASP with their workshop located at Alpha House, Alpha Street, Kensington,...

Barrier Reef Anemonefish, Amphiprion akindynos
2012-05-11 12:04:43

The Barrier Reef Anemonefish (Amphiprion akindynos) is native to the marine lagoons and reefs in the Western Pacific Ocean.  It lives at a depth of around eighty-two feet in temperatures fluctuating between fifty degrees Fahrenheit to 89.6 degrees Fahrenheit. Its range includes northern New South Wales, the Loyalty Islands, Tonga, New Caledonia, Coral Sea, and the Great Barrier Reef. They are typically seen near or within the tentacles of their host anemones. They will inhabit anemones like...

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2007-03-26 13:42:48

The Lemon tetra, Hyphessobrycon pulchripinnis, is a species of tropical freshwater fish which originates from South America, belonging to the family Characidae. It is a small tetra which grows to (5 cm) in length. The species is a long established favorite aquarium fish, being introduced to the aquarium in 1932. Physical Description The lemon tetra is one of the deeper-bodied tetras, contrasting with slender, torpedo-shaped relations such as the cardinal tetra and the rummy nosed tetra,...

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2007-01-21 20:21:17

The African Wild Dog, Lycaon pictus, also known as the African Hunting Dog Cape Hunting Dog, or Painted Hunting Dog, is a mammal of the Canidae family. It is related to the domestic dog. It is the only species in the canid family to lack dewclaws on the forelimbs. They are, as their name indicates, found only in Africa. They are found especially in scrub savanna and other lightly wooded areas. Individuals can easily be recognized in the basis of coat patterns. The pelage is an irregular...

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2007-01-19 20:10:28

The meerkat or suricate is a small mammal and a member of the mongoose family. It inhabits all parts of the Kalahari Desert in southern Africa. A group of meerkats is called a "mob" or "gang". Anatomy The meerkat is a small diurnal mongoose whose weight averages approximately 1.61 lb (731 g) for males and 1.58 lb (720 g) for females. Its long and slender body and limbs give it a body length of 10 to 14 in (25 to 35 cm) and an added tail length of 7 to 10 in (17 to 25 cm). Its tail is...

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Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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