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2014-02-25 23:03:36

Researchers Discover Link Between Inflammation in Infants, Cognitive Ability Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 New research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine has revealed the dramatic effect the immune system has on the brain development of young children. The findings suggest new and better ways to prevent developmental impairment in children in developing countries, helping to free them from a cycle of poverty and disease. UVA researchers working in...

2014-02-24 12:52:53

Sharon Parmet, University of Illinois at Chicago Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have developed a system for precisely delivering anti-inflammatory drugs to immune cells gone out of control, while sparing their well-behaved counterparts. Their findings were published online Feb. 23 in Nature Nanotechnology. The system uses nanoparticles made of tiny bits of protein designed to bind to unique receptors found only on neutrophils, a type of immune cell engaged in...

Extreme Weather Caused By Climate Change Decides Distribution Of Insects
2014-02-21 09:58:26

Christina Troelsen and Johannes Overgaard, Aarhus University Extreme weather caused by climate change in the coming decades is likely to have profound implications for distributions of insects and other invertebrates. This is suggested by a new study of insects in tropical and temperate regions of Australia. As climate change is progressing, the temperature of our planet increases. This is particularly important for the large group of animals that are cold-blooded (ectothermic),...

2014-02-20 23:24:03

Exert Co. releases the Exert Smart Body Coolant, a spray that activates when skin temperature rises, cooling the body by 2-6 degrees. (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Night sweats are not only uncomfortable for the person sweating, but also the other person sharing the bed. In a recent email received by an Exert user, she noted that, "My boyfriend sweats excessively at night. He can sleep with the minimal amount of clothes yet always soaks the bed, pillows, etc. I’m desperate as this...

2014-02-14 23:04:01

When skin temperature rises, Exert Smart Body Coolant, Exert Co.'s newest release, cools the skin by two to six degrees. (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 For men that have never experienced a hot flash, it can seem like another “womanly exaggeration.” It seems like just something else to complain about. However, a hot flash is no exaggeration at all. Many women that experience hot flashes as a result of menopause describe the feeling as a sauna/fire/oven or simply hell. From the...

2014-02-06 23:02:07

Exert Smart Body Coolant is designed to help keep women cool during a hot flash whether it is before, during, or after menopause. (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Hot flashes and night sweats are all too common during menopause. A recent study, conducted by HealthDay, followed 255 women during their “silent change.” They found about one third of the women experienced hot flashes an average of 10 years after menopause ended. Exert Smart Body Coolant helps to keep women cool whenever a hot...

2014-02-05 23:01:14

New report reveals how toxic inflammation is destroying health and how to fight this inflammation by eliminating certain ingredients and balancing the Omega 3 to Omega 6 ratio. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Toxic inflammation and overload is responsible for destroying virtually every cell in the body including cells in the heart, brain, blood, joints, muscles, hormones, organs, and skin. In a new report revealed by Diet Recommendations, there is a set of strategies to rid the body...

2014-01-28 23:03:08

Exert Co. releases the Exert Smart Body Coolant, a spray that activates when skin temperature rises, cooling the body by 2-6 degrees. (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Sitting at a desk at work or meeting in a conference room are two of the worst times to endure a hot flash. A small amount of sweating can be passed off as purely stress-induced when facing a deadline or when in a heated discussion. But a full-blown hot flash at work is impossible to hide and can become incredibly embarrassing....

2014-01-22 23:03:13

Exert Smart Body Coolant is a new, once a day spray that activates when skin temperature rises, cooling the body by 2-6 degrees. (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 It may end with the word “pause” but it does not have to stop life entirely. Hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause have bothered women forever. For many women, it makes their daily existence unpredictable, sweaty, and uncomfortable. Exert Co. has released Exert Smart Body Coolant, a new once a day spray designed to...

2014-01-21 16:22:41

Breakthrough drug to transform medical field CHICAGO, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cour Pharmaceutical Development Company, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, announced today the publication of new data in Science Translational Medicine that shows the potential of its proprietary therapy, known as Immune Modifying Nanoparticles (IMP), to reduce inflammation and promote tissue repair and regeneration in patients who have suffered a heart attack. More than 750,000 patients suffer...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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