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Lung Flute Helps COPD Patients Breathe Easier Study

Lung Flute Helps COPD Patients Breathe Easier: Study

By Ellen Goldbaum, University at Buffalo Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) report improved symptoms and health status when they use a hand-held respiratory device called the Lung Flute®, according to a new study by...

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2014-09-25 08:32:38

BUFFALO, N.Y., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) announced today a strategic partnership with Gentrifi GPS to enhance assets, resources and personnel tracking within BCG's DisasterLAN (DLAN) software. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140924/148191 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140924/148192 This partnership will allow BCG to provide GPS tracking devices that can be directly tied into the DLAN GIS COP Viewer, allowing users to...

2014-09-24 23:03:31

Reichert's expert team will helps researchers get the most out of SPR instruments and can perform experiments for them. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Reichert Technologies, a unit of Ametek Ultra Precision Technologies, today announced its offering of professional and support services for researchers performing surface plasmon resonance (SPR) experiments. Reichert’s global network of experts helps customers obtain the highest quality data from their SPR experiments by...

2014-09-12 08:29:06

Buffalo Computer Graphics' DisasterLAN Version 9.1 includes Flexible Status Boards and Powerful Social Media Tools for Today's Changing Emergency Operations Centers BUFFALO, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DisasterLAN (DLAN) continues to evolve to meet the changing needs of emergency responders. In the past, Emergency Manager would project one situational awareness board on a large display within their Emergency Operation Center (EOC). Today multiple screens, and even mobile...

2014-09-11 23:07:45

The addition of two wood grinding hammer mills from Schutte Buffalo Hammermill, LLC to the pilot testing facility at Georgia State University’s Herty Advanced Materials Development Center will allow for efficient testing of high moisture content materials for biofuel pellet feedstock. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Biomass Testing Hub The Herty Advanced Materials Development Center of Georgia Southern University has been a world-class applied research facility for over 75 years....

2014-09-11 23:01:40

Absolute Performance bursts into the CrossFit scene with CrossFit AP, a revolutionary performance training facility where strength and speed meet, allowing any person in any shape to take advantage of fast paced and fun workouts. Buffalo, New York (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 CrossFit AP, a Western New York performance/athletic training facility, recently announced that it would continue to push the limit on its CrossFit program. Housed in the largest training facility in New York State...

2014-09-04 08:30:35

ALBANY, N.Y., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMRI (NASDAQ: AMRI) announced today that it has expanded into the protein market, with an initial focus on protein expression and purification. The global revenue of the total proteomics market is anticipated to grow at a compound annual growth rate of about 4.1% to about $9.2 billion by 2018(1). AMRI's current and ongoing activities - as part of its New York State Public-Private Partnership in Buffalo, N.Y. - encompass the production of...

2014-08-12 12:28:37

BUFFALO, N.Y., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical Support Services, Inc. announced today that they have entered into an agreement with Rite Aid, one of the nation's leading drugstore chains. Through the agreement, CSS will provide MTMPath medication management software to Rite Aid pharmacies piloting Rite Aid's new Health Alliance program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140812/135515 Unveiled in March of this year, Rite Aid's Health Alliance program offers coordinated,...

2014-08-08 23:04:24

Now that medical marijuana legislation has passed, with the push from Senator Diane Savino, there is a need for business training in the medical marijuana industry as it starts in New York. Cannabis Career Institute will bring cannabis business training to Buffalo this coming weekend. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 With lawmakers currently focusing on bringing the proper regulations and guidance following the legalization of medical marijuana (CNN July 7, 2014, Ferrigno and Assefa)...

2014-08-07 23:00:45

Scale Solutions, Inc., a full-service marketing and consulting agency, announced its official launch tonight. The team at Scale offers businesses a variety of services ranging from social media management, branding and custom web development to enterprise-level operations consulting. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Scale Solutions, Inc., a full-service marketing and consulting agency, announced its official launch tonight. The team at Scale offers businesses a variety of services...

2014-07-31 08:42:39

BUFFALO, N.Y., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of British Columbia Vancouver (UBCV) campus has a very unique set of emergency management needs. UBCV is not only responsible for 50,000 students and over 14,000 faculty and staff members, but also the 9,000 residents of the University Neighborhoods Association and almost 600 buildings, homes, and facilities in and around the UBCV campus. In addition, UBCV is the venue for several major annual events, which can bring...


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Wild Water Buffalo, Bubalus arnee
2012-08-16 09:49:56

The wild water buffalo (Bubalus arnee) is a member of the Bovidae family that is native to Southeast Asia. It is also known as the Asiatic buffalo and the Asian buffalo. Its range includes Nepal, India, Cambodia, and Thailand and once included other areas like Laos and Pakistan, but populations there have gone extinct. In India, populations are mainly restricted to protected areas including Manas and Dibru-Saikhowa National Parks and D'Ering Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary, among other areas....

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2009-07-21 15:56:27

The snowbelt is a North American region that lies downwind of the Great lakes, where heavy snowfall is common on mostly the eastern and southern shores of the Great Lakes. Lake-effect snow is caused by cold air picking up moisture while crossing the lake and then releasing it as snow when the air cools over land. Throughout much of the winter, lakes produce lake-effect snow and continuously cloudy skies. This phenomenon continues as long as the air temperature is colder than the water...

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2006-12-14 13:15:09

The American Bison (Bison bison) is a bovine mammal, the largest terrestrial mammal in North America, and one of the largest wild cattle in the world. With their huge bulk, Wood Bison"“which are the largest subspecies in North America "“ are only surpassed in size by the massive Asian gaur and wild water buffalo, both of which are found mainly in India. The bison inhabited the Great Plains of the United States and Canada in massive herds, ranging from the Great Slave Lake in Canada's far...

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2006-12-14 13:09:57

The African Buffalo or Cape Buffalo (Syncerus caffer) is a bovid from the family of the Bovidae. It is up to 5.6 ft (1.7 meters) high, 9.8 ft (3 meters) long, and can reach a weight of 1.1 tons (1000 kilograms). On average, an adult male stands about 5 ft (1.5 m) high at the shoulder and weighs 1,500lbs (680 kg), while a female is .3-.5 ft (10 - 15 cm) shorter and weighs between 1,100-1,300 pounds 500 - 600 kg. The Cape Buffalo is not closely related to the Asian Water Buffalo, but its...

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2006-12-12 11:20:15

The Water Buffalo is a very large ungulate (hoofed) and a member of the bovine subfamily. The Arni or Wild Buffalo survives in the wild in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Vietnam and Thailand. The domestic Buffalo are very widespread in Asia, South America, North Africa and Europe. They are feral in northern Australia. Wild-living populations also exist in much of South-east Asia but their origins are uncertain. They may be descendants of wild Water Buffalo, formerly domesticated...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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