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2014-10-22 16:28:04

The Hearing Follows the Release of New CDC Guidelines Calling for Better Protective Equipment, More Training and Stronger Protocols for Health Care Workers, Changes Spurred by the Public Outcry from Nurses Across the Country BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060525/NETH016LOGO WHERE: State House Room A2 WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 23 at 12 noon WHO: The Joint Committee on Public Health is holding a hearing on Ebola Preparedness...

2014-10-22 16:21:02

ATLANTA, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that public health authorities will begin active post-arrival monitoring of travelers whose travel originates in Liberia, Sierra Leone, or Guinea. These travelers are now arriving to the United States at one of five airports where entry screening is being conducted by Customs and Border Protection and CDC. Active post-arrival monitoring means that travelers without febrile...

Hungry Or Not, Children Will Eat Treats
2014-10-22 03:02:31

Provided by Queensland University of Technology Even though they are not hungry, children as young as three will find high-energy treats too tempting to refuse, new QUT research has found. In a study of three and four year olds, 100 per cent of children opted for a sweet or savory snack despite eating a filling healthy lunch only 15 minutes prior. Nutrition researcher Holly Harris, from QUT's Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, said the results highlighted the health...

2014-10-22 12:30:49

Physicians Express Concerns about His Qualifications with No Prior Healthcare Experience and Redundancy of New Role BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SERMO, the leading social network of doctors in the U.S., announced today the results of recent polling of the SERMO physician community about the new Ebola Czar, Ron Klain. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/CG02301LOGO-b Seventy-nine percent of the respondents chose "No" when asked, "Do you approve of the newly...

2014-10-22 12:30:05

It's your body - make it Your Choice to immunize WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babies and little kids rotate in and out of pediatricans' offices for years to complete their scheduled immunizations. On the other end of the age range, grandmas and grandpas are sure to immunize as recommended to boost their waning immune systems. But, when it comes to older teens and 20-somethings, proactively calling a provider or stopping at a clinic to see if any immunizations...

2014-10-22 12:29:29

Company Expands IP Portfolio Covering Test Methods to Identify Chromosomal Abnormalities including 3q (TERC) and 5p (TERT) in Cervical Cells GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoDiagnostix announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted two new patents owned by the company (US Patent No. 8,748,099 and 8,852,865) covering the detection of chromosomal abnormalities in cervical samples. The recently issued patents cover methods for...

2014-10-22 12:26:29

In the news release, ProfNet Experts Available on Ebola Virus, Data Breaches, More, issued Oct. 15, 2014 by ProfNet over PR Newswire, we are advised that the media contact information for Ebola Virus expert Dr. Jim Arbogast, Ph.D. of GOJO Industries should read "Jackie Kundla, jkundla@hunterpr.com". Also, two expert profiles were omitted from the original press release. The complete, corrected release follows: ProfNet Experts Available on Ebola Virus, Data Breaches, More Also in This...

algal bloom
2014-10-22 02:30:18

Provided by the Weizmann Institute of Science Understanding how viruses attack giant algal blooms may help us understand their role in fixing global carbon When we talk about global carbon fixation – "pumping" carbon out of the atmosphere and fixing it into organic molecules by photosynthesis – proper measurement is key to understanding this process. By some estimates, almost half of the world’s organic carbon is fixed by marine organisms called phytoplankton – single-celled...

2014-10-22 08:34:53

Chelated Trace Minerals in Swine Rations Allow For Increased Efficiency ST. LOUIS, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Supplementation of trace minerals in swine diets is crucial for animal growth, reproduction and immune system development. However, supplementation levels often exceed inclusion requirements resulting in excess mineral excretions. In a recent study completed by researchers at the University of Illinois, growing pigs that were fed diets supplemented with chelated trace...

2014-10-22 08:33:24

IRVINE, Calif., Oct 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Antigen Discovery Inc. (ADi), a privately held company in Irvine, California, announced the receipt of a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Phase I Small Business Innovation Research award (SBIR) from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR). The one-year $225,000 award will fund the development of a Pan-HIV Protein Microarray Chip, which will contain every protein in all of the HIV-1 and HIV-2 subtypes and aid in...


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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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