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2013-11-07 23:34:32

A new randomized, controlled trial(RCT) is the fourth RCT to provide evidence for the efficacy of etanercept for intervertebral disc-related pain. The first human data regarding the effectiveness of etanercept for sciatica was reported by the Institute of Neurological Recovery more than a decade earlier. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 A new randomized clinical trial (RCT) published in the November 1, 2013 issue of the journal Spine (1) provides new evidence for the...

2013-11-07 23:33:19

New memory enhancement supplement compares favorably to the popular cognitive enhancer. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Biohack Pure, the all-new cognitive enhancement supplement from Biohack Nutrition, recently released a new chart comparing its supplement to Alpha Brain, the flagship nootropic supplement from Onnit Labs. Comparing the product’s ingredients side-by-side, Biohack Pure seems to stack up quite well against the current industry leader. “We have nothing but the...

2013-11-07 16:30:26

NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The pursuit of an imaging tool to visualize the protein alpha-synuclein, the hallmark pathology of Parkinson's disease (PD), in the brain is the subject of a paper published today in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease by three researchers from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF). The Foundation has assembled and leads a consortium to develop a radioactive PET tracer that could lead to better therapies and...

2013-11-06 16:30:16

Company's 10 Year Anniversary Coincides with Publication of an Article by Co-founder Eberhart Zrenner, M.D. in Leading Scientific Journal, Science Translational Medicine REUTLINGEN, Germany, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Retina Implant AG, the leading developer of subretinal implants for patients blinded by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), today announced it has achieved 10 years since the company formed and began working to help people impacted by RP. The journey began in 2003 when a group...

2013-11-06 12:23:51

BRISTOL, Va., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR) and its affiliates, demonstrating their commitment to safety and continual improvement, recently received national and state recognition for mine safety performance, safety technology development and surface mine restoration. Recent awards include: -- Two annual "Sentinels of Safety" awards given by the National Mining Association. Dickenson-Russell Coal's Roaring Fork No. 4 Mine won the...

2013-10-30 23:26:32

Gynexin Alpha formula is the new effective yet the safe non-surgical treatment that reduces the size of male breasts without any negative reactions. The product has announced some offers and deals for its customers at http://www.slimmingbeauties.com/gynexin. (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Gynexin Alpha formula has gained the popularity among men in recent days for its effective formula that helps men get rid of gynecomastia without any surgical treatment. The product claims to provide best...

2013-10-29 12:22:18

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CA BOTANA International announces several novel peptides designed to improve the skin's ability to defy aging, and provide a more youthful, vibrant appearance to the skin. These peptides were generated from the research collaboration between CA BOTANA International, Molecular Botanicals LLC and StemNext LLC and intended as raw materials for cosmetic formulations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130517/AQ16286LOGO) Bioactive peptides of high...

Biorhythm Of Brown Fat Has Implications For Combating Obesity, Associated Diabetes And Heart Disease
2013-10-28 10:24:36

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine For nearly 300 years, investigators have known that body temperature follows a circadian, or 24-hour, rhythm, with a peak during the day and a low at night. The benefit of this control during evolution may have been to allow conservation of energy while sleeping because keeping body temperature above the surrounding temperature requires heat production from metabolic processes inside the body. But, it is also critical to be able to adapt to...

2013-10-24 23:32:27

Sophono, Inc. – manufacturer of abutment-free, implantable, bone conduction hearing devices – has received clearance from the Canadian Therapeutic Products Directorate, Medical Devices Bureau of Health Canada for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with the Alpha System™. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Sophono, Inc. – manufacturer of abutment-free, implantable, bone conduction hearing devices – has received clearance from the Canadian Therapeutic Products Directorate, Medical...

2013-10-21 12:24:34

Efficacious Emerging Biologics and Entry of Oral Agents Will Increase Competition in the TNF-Alpha-Refractory Space, According to a New Report from Decision Resources BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the psoriasis drug market will experience substantial growth over the next decade as sales increase from $5.5 billion in 2012 to nearly $9.2...


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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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2005-08-25 09:20:52

Paper Wasps are social wasps and make up the genus Polistes. They form small colonies with umbrella-shaped nests in sheltered spots, and are quite mild-mannered. They feed on caterpillars and other soft-bodied insects, most of them pests. Despite the use of the proper name, most social wasps make nests from paper, although some tropical wasp species such as Listenogaster Flavolineata use mud, a far more easy resource for the wasp to collect. The larger colonial species, Yellowjackets,...

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