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2011-12-01 00:20:01

Tokyo, Dec 1, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co. Ltd announced today that its Canadian pharmaceutical sales subsidiary Eisai Limited held a ceremony on November 30 (local time in Toronto) to celebrate its official opening and entry into the Canadian healthcare marketplace.Eisai Canada was established in Mississauga, Ontario, one of largest biopharmaceutical clusters and medical communities in North America, in April 2010 as Eisai's first pharmaceutical sales base for the Canadian market....

2011-07-22 00:01:02

Personal trainer and chef team up to promote wellness of body and mind Mount Kisco, NY (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 Making a commitment to fitness can be full of choices. Is it best to go to a personal trainer and figure out your own diet? Or does going to a nutritionist or weight loss program make the most sense? Skinny Buddha Inc., a new center for personalized exercise and diet programs, makes the choice easy with a full spectrum of training and meal services that promote the fitness of both...

2011-07-08 13:54:04

In the late 1990s, Jane Anderson was working as a landscape architect. That meant she didn't work much in the winter, and she struggled with seasonal affective disorder in the dreary Minnesota winter months. She decided to try meditation and noticed a change within a month. "My experience was a sense of calmness, of better ability to regulate my emotions," she says. Her experience inspired a new study which will be published in an upcoming issue of Psychological Science, a journal of the...

2011-03-09 06:15:00

LUMBINI, Nepal, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- He made Buddhist history when he was graduated from Harvard University in 2004. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110309/DC61606) Now Trungram Gyaltrul Rinpoche (Ph.D., Indo-Tibetan Buddhism) is about to make another kind of history in one of Buddhism's most significant historical places -- Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha. On April 4, Rinpoche will preside over the opening of the Lumbini Udyana Mahachaitya --...

2011-02-24 19:16:06

Deep meditation and spiritual support - mindfulness - can help people deal with life's difficulties The key to dealing with some of the challenges life throws at us - including pain, suffering, illness, grief and loss - is to truly appreciate the positive aspects of our life, and not simply focus on the negative. It is important to acknowledge the setbacks, but equal attention and value need to be given to what is going well. This lesson in living, based on the teachings of Buddha, is given...

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2009-03-03 21:11:15

Robert Grant Aitken (December 31, 1864 "“ October 29, 1951) was an American inventor born in Jackson, CA. Aitken worked at the Lick Observatory in California where he systematically studied double stars, measuring their positions and calculating their orbits around one another. He methodically created a large catalog of such stars, which was published in 1932. It was entitled "˜New General Catalogue of Double Stars Within 120 degrees of the North Pole'. It contained orbit information...

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