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2014-10-13 23:03:28

New Study Shows Link between Plaques and Tangles/Could Open Door to Therapeutic Target Boston (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 In what is being hailed by scientists in the Alzheimer's research community as a game changing research finding, the Cure Alzheimer's Fund today confirmed that a new study release in the journal Nature demonstrates, for the first time, precisely how the early hallmark of Alzheimer's disease -- Beta-Amyloid, which forms into plaques -- stimulates the creation...

2014-10-13 23:02:07

On Monday, October 20, Regenerative Medicine Solutions (RMS) is set to open its doors to two new clinics in Nashville, Tennessee. RMS welcomes the launch of an entirely new facility, the Sleep Apnea Institute, and the expansion of a new treatment center for the Lung Institute. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 On Monday, October 20, Regenerative Medicine Solutions (RMS) is set to open its doors to two new clinics in Nashville, Tennessee. RMS welcomes the launch of an entirely new...

2014-10-13 12:26:48

Physicians are concerned about the CDC's and Department of Homeland Security's Ability to Track and Screen Ebola Patients within the United States BOSTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SERMO, the leading social network of fully verified, licensed physicians in the U.S., announced today the results of recent polling of the SERMO physician community about the Ebola epidemic and its implications for the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141013/151722-INFO When asked if they...

2014-10-13 12:26:41

DALLAS, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global and China DNA Sequencing Industry Research Report, 2014-2017 says with the advancement of DNA sequencing technology and dramatic decline in sequencing costs, DNA sequencing is increasingly showing its market potential in noninvasive detection, disease diagnosis, and personalized treatment. In 2013, the market size of global DNA sequencing (including equipment and consumables, service and workflow, etc.) approximated USD4.6...

2014-10-13 12:26:30

Experimental Ebola vaccine developed by Public Health Agency of Canada to be tested in humans OTTAWA, Oct.13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced the launch of Phase 1 clinical trials for Canada's Ebola vaccine (VSV-EBOV) at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Silver Spring, Maryland, United States. The Phase 1 clinical trial will test the vaccine on a small group of people to assess its safety, determine the appropriate dosage and identify...

2014-10-13 12:26:21

EWING, N.J., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 35 million Americans who grew up in the free spirited '60s and '70s are finding their sex lives challenged. Whether they are in long term relationships or rediscovering midlife dating, most women over 50 are dealing with vaginal dryness, a common symptom of menopause. Fortunately, baby boomers are finding non-hormonal solutions to help maintain a healthy sex life. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

Quagga Mussel Now Invading Britain
2014-10-13 03:40:37

Provided by University of Cambridge Five of the most high-risk freshwater invaders from the Ponto-Caspian region around Turkey and Ukraine are now in Britain - including the quagga mussel, confirmed just two weeks ago on 1 October in the Wraysbury River near Heathrow airport. Researchers say that, with at least ten more of these high-risk species established just across the channel in Dutch ports, Britain could be on the brink of what they describe as an 'invasional meltdown': as...

How Well Do "Natural" Bed Bug Pesticides Work?
2014-10-13 03:05:10

Provided by Entomology Today Concerns over human-insecticide exposure has stimulated the development of alternative bed bug control materials, and many essential oil-based pesticides and detergent insecticides have been developed in recent years. But how well do they work? To find out, researchers from Rutgers University evaluated the efficacy of nine essential oil-based products and two detergents that are labeled and marketed for bed bug control. The results are published in an article...

2014-10-13 08:27:37

DUBLIN, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Regenerative Medicines Market (Technology, Application and Geography) - Size, Global Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast, 2013 - 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Regenerative medicines have the unique ability to repair, replace and regenerate tissues and organs,...

2014-10-13 08:27:28

CSL Plasma center openings are on the rise, as is the demand for plasma protein therapies for the treatment of rare and serious diseases. KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --CSL Behring and its subsidiary, CSL Plasma, join the Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) in saluting the contributions of plasma donors during International Plasma Awareness Week (IPAW), celebrated October 12-18. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100914/PH63692LOGO The week-long...


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Papaver rhoeas
2014-10-16 11:37:39

Papaver rhoeas is a species of flowering plant. The common, widespread plant may also be referred to as the Corn poppy, the Corn rose, the Field poppy, Flanders poppy, the Red poppy, the Red weed coquelicot and the Headache. This member of the poppy family Papaveraceae, can be found in Europe in agricultural fields, roadsides and wasteland. The plant is known to give off a foul odor and is considered an agricultural weed. P. rhoeas will often flower in late spring or in the warmer fall...

Papaver orientale
2014-10-16 11:34:49

Papaver orientale is a species of flowering plant. This perennial plant (surviving more than 2 years)may also be referred to as the Oriental poppy and it is a member of the Papaveraceae family. P. orientale can be found in northeastern Turkey and northern Iran. P. orientale commonly grows between 2 and 3 feet and its flowers will commonly bloom from June till July. Flowers are scarlet red, orange or pink in color with purple centers. Long stalks produce thistle-like gray or green leaves...

Papaver nudicaule
2014-10-15 11:29:10

Papaver nudicaule is a flowering plant species. This species may also be referred to as the Arctic poppy or the Iceland poppy. The species belongs to the Papaveraceae family. This plant is a short- lived species that is commonly grown as a biennial or annual plant. P. nudicaule plants can be found in the Asian mountain areas and north into arctic regions in Europe and North America. P. nudicaule produces large, fragrant flowers that can be grown in a variety of different colors from white,...

Nelumbo nucifera
2014-10-15 11:26:21

Nelumbo nucifera is a flowering plant species. This plant may also be commonly referred to as the Indian lotus, the Sacred lotus, Bean of India or simply, Lotus. N. nucifera is an aquatic plant and along with one other species, it makes up the Nelumbonaceae family. The species is a perennial plant meaning it lives longer than 2 years. In fact, the oldest lotus germination was found in northeastern China and came from seeds that were 1,300 years old. N. nucifera is rooted on the bottom of...

Karakul
2014-10-14 10:22:10

The Karakul, also known as the Qaraqul, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in Central Asia and is thought to have been raised in that area since 1400 BC. Because it has been raised in the desert regions of Central Asia, it is extremely hardy and can survive in arid conditions with little water by storing fat in its tail. This breed is raised in the deserts of Namibia and was introduced into that area by German scientists during the early twentieth century. The Karakul often...

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