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2014-04-16 23:02:16

Supreme Skin is a Skin Care Salon in Asheville, NC that specializes in noninvasive methods for anti-aging results for their clients. They have added a special peel to go with their result oriented ingredients they can infuse, rather than inject for more youthful looking skin. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Aging, in the skin care industry, can be put simply as our bodies loss of collagen and elastin and exposure to harmful elements such as the sun or smoking. Supreme Skin, a company...

2014-04-16 23:02:09

A novel antiviral drug may protect people infected with the measles from getting sick and prevent them from spreading the virus to others, an international team of researchers says. Scientists from the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, the Emory Institute for Drug Development and the Paul-Ehrlich Institute in Germany developed the drug and tested it in animals infected with a virus closely related to one that causes the measles. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 16,...

2014-04-16 23:00:35

An increasing number of current and former NFL players are turning to dentists and oral appliance therapy as their solution to sleep apnea. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 An increasing number of current and former NFL players are turning to dentists and oral appliance therapy as their solution to sleep apnea. This is thought to be a direct result of Pro Player Health Alliance's national campaign titled "Tackle Sleep Apnea". The "Tackle Sleep Apnea" campaign...

2014-04-16 20:22:43

DUBLIN, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/btrshd/biomarkers_market) has announced the addition of the "Biomarkers Market - Discovery Technologies , Validation Services, Applications & Diseases - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/btrshd/biomarkers_market ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 )...

2014-04-16 16:30:36

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - Global Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/pharmapoint_atopic_dermatitis_global_drug_forecast_market_analysis_2022.htmlPharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - Global Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 SummaryAlthough the past decade has seen the atopic dermatitis market remain relatively unchanged...

2014-04-16 16:30:19

TORONTO, April 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Ontario's doctors are helping to mark Advance Care Planning Day today by encouraging everyone to take a moment and consider their end-of-life wishes. Advance care planning starts with thinking about your wishes, values and beliefs about the health care you would want if you were ever incapable of making decisions for yourself, and then talking about them with loved ones. "A medical crisis is always going to be a terrible time for a family, but having simple...

2014-04-16 16:26:40

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:PharmaPoint: Hemophilia A and B - US Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/pharmapoint_hemophilia_us_drug_forecast_market_analysis_2022.htmlPharmaPoint: Hemophilia A and B - US Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022SummaryThe competitive landscape of hemophilia A and B recombinant therapy in the US and 5EU is dominated by the use of...

2014-04-16 16:23:27

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mct9mv/salicylic_acid) has announced the addition of the "Salicylic Acid Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, And Forecast to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mct9mv/salicylic_acid ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Salicylic acid is...

2014-04-16 16:22:43

ST. LOUIS, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (NASDAQ: SIAL) today announced that the Cerilliant(®) brand within its Applied Diagnostics and Testing Business Unit introduced four new Certified Spiking Solutions® of the corticosteroids pregnenolone, 17alpha-hydroxypregnenolone, cortisone, and 11-deoxycorticosterone at concentrations of 100 ug/mL in methanol. These new solution-based Certified Reference Materials are suitable for preparation of calibrators,...

2014-04-16 13:05:00

A team including Carnegie's Martin Jonikas developed a highly sophisticated tool that will transform the work of plant geneticists Photosynthesis provides fixed carbon and energy for nearly all life on Earth, yet many aspects of this fascinating process remain mysterious. For example, little is known about how it is regulated in response to changes in light intensity. More fundamentally, we do not know the full list of the parts of the molecular machines that perform photosynthesis in any...


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Giant Anteater, Myrmecophaga tridactyla
2014-04-14 12:55:01

The giant anteater or ant bear (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) is a species of anteater that can be found in South and Central America. Its range extends from Honduras to northern areas of Argentina, where it prefers to reside in many habitats including tropical rainforests and grasslands. This species received its scientific name, which translates to anteater and three fingers, from Carl Linnaeus in 1758. The giant anteater reaches an average body length between 5.97 and 7.12 feet, with a...

Shortleaf Pine, Pinus echinata
2014-04-14 11:10:26

Shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata) is native to the southeastern United States. This tree is found in 22 states and has a range from 10 feet in elevation up to 3000 feet. The range includes southeastern New York and New Jersey west to Pennsylvania, southern Ohio, Kentucky, southwestern Illinois, and southern Missouri; south to eastern Oklahoma and eastern Texas; and east to northern Florida and northeast through the Atlantic Coast States to Delaware. This pine can grow in wetlands as well as in...

Javan Rhinoceros, Rhinoceros sondaicus
2014-04-11 12:20:28

The Javan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus), also known as the Sunda rhinoceros or the lesser one-horned rhinoceros, is one of five living species of rhino that can be found in a small area in western Java in Ujung Kulon National Park. Its range once extended from Bengal and Assam to Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Laos and included the islands of Sumatra and Java. This species prefers to reside in grasslands, rainforests, and reed beds with abundant vegetation and water at higher...

Amazonian Manatee, Trichechus inunguis
2014-04-11 11:46:02

The Amazonian manatee (Trichechus inunguis) is a species that can be found in the Amazon Basin, in a range that extends through Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia, Guyana, and Venezuela. It resides in freshwater habitats within these areas. This species is thought to reach a body length of 9.2 feet and females can weigh between 790 and 1,200 pounds, typically growing larger than males. It is grey in color, but can appear to be brown, and it has thick, wrinkled skin that holds little hair. Hair...

Golden Snub Nosed Monkey, Rhinopithecus roxellana
2014-04-10 16:01:03

The golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana), also known as the  Sichuan golden hair monkey or the Sichuan snub-nosed monkey, is a species of Old World monkey that can be found in Southwest China. This species prefers to reside in temperate forests in mountainous areas, at elevations between 4,921 and 11,154 feet. It holds three subspecies known as the Qinling golden snub-nosed monkey, the Hubei golden snub-nosed monkey, and the Moupin golden snub-nosed monkey, all of which are...

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