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2014-03-13 23:24:13

Unique Resveratrol formulation effective in treating the most severe complication of diabetes: foot ulcers – results of clinical trial are published. Cambridge UK (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 The French Paradox is a phenomenon that people in France, who have highest consumption of red wine per person, have the lowest cardiovascular mortality rate and one of the longest in longevity in the Western world. One of the key molecules behind this is a grape flavonoid molecule trans-Resveratrol,...

2014-03-06 12:30:57

Growing demand from foundations, NGOs, businesses and universities to offer courses on edx.org has prompted the nonprofit to expand its membership model CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EdX, the not-for-profit online learning initiative composed of the 32 charter members of the xConsortium, today announced a new expanded membership structure that will enable additional universities and colleges, foundations and other global organizations to join the edX community....

2014-03-06 08:31:20

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Moderna Therapeutics, the pioneer in developing messenger RNA (mRNA) Therapeutics(TM), a revolutionary treatment modality to enable the in vivo production of therapeutic proteins, announced today that Lorence Kim, M.D. will join Moderna's executive leadership team as chief financial officer effective April 21. Prior to joining Moderna, Dr. Kim was managing director and co-head of the U.S. biotechnology investment banking effort at...

2014-03-05 23:21:37

Organizers of the Workers Compensation Research Institute's (WCRI) 2014 Annual Issues & Research Conference (March 12-13, 2014) are expecting another record-breaking year for attendance at next Wednesday's event in Boston, MA at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel. The WCRI conference, an annual two-day event, is a leading workers’ compensation forum for policymakers, employers, labor advocates, insurance executives, health care organizations, claims managers, researchers, and...

2014-03-03 23:26:56

Advisor 4.0 enables rapid deployment of predictive talent models for hiring and performance optimization efforts. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Talent Analytics, Corp. today announced Advisor 4.0™, a major release of their predictive analytics platform. Available in early April, this update makes it possible to deploy predictive talent models, created in any predictive analytics system, directly inside Advisor. Examples include R, Rapid Miner, SAP, SAS®, Weka, IBM SPSS and...

2014-02-28 08:24:57

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zafgen, Inc., a leading biopharmaceutical company dedicated to addressing the unmet needs of severely obese patients, today announced it will join the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) and others around the world in observing Rare Disease Day on February 28, 2014. On this day, millions of patients and their families will share their stories to focus a spotlight on rare diseases as a global public health concern. A rare...

2014-02-27 08:29:54

Novel Prognostic Test Is Designed to Guide Optimal Decision-Making at Diagnosis CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metamark Genetics, Inc. today announced that its Cambridge, Mass. laboratory has been licensed for the highest level of clinical testing in the use of ProMark(TM), the company's prognostic assay to guide the medical management of patients with prostate cancer. The licensure by the State of Massachusetts for "high-complexity testing" establishes the...

2014-02-21 23:02:14

Olea Kiosks, Inc. introduces the Cambridge Self Check-In Kiosks. A sleek, beautifully designed, and incredibly efficient kiosk created specifically for use in the healthcare industry. Cerritos, CA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Introducing the Cambridge Self Check-in Kiosk, by Olea Kiosks Inc. – a sleek, beautifully designed, and incredibly efficient kiosk created specifically for use in the healthcare industry. This ingeniously engineered kiosk is fully ADA and HIPAA compliant. The...

2014-02-20 23:20:31

Sixteen states (Arkansas, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin) are included in this 14th edition CompScope™ Medical Benchmarks study and provide detailed measures of medical prices, payments, and utilization by provider type and service group. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 The cost drivers of medical care in state workers’ compensation systems;...

2014-02-20 08:37:03

Adds form-level security features to Visual WebGui allowing developers to build fine-grain access control policies into enterprise web and mobile applications CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Gizmox, a leading provider of HTML5 platforms and development tools for building business applications for web and mobile, today announced enhanced security features of the Visual WebGui enterprise HTML5 platform. Building on its "secure-by-design," zero-client footprint...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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