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2011-08-20 12:00:00

Nutri-Med Logic Corp says that the results of a recently published study, funded by the US National Institutes of Health, relating to the Omega-3 fatty acids, in 2,735 adult patients that took 14 years to complete, finds circulating individual fatty acids of EPA and DHA, as well as total Omega-3 fatty acids, are associated with the lower incidences of CHF. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 20, 2011 Nutri-Med Logic Corp: EPA, DHA or DPA of Omega-3? Which one is more important for the heart health?...

2011-08-09 00:00:28

The online Canadian pharmacy Big Mountain Drugs is offering teens struggling with both acne and the high price of acne medications a bargain on popular prescription acne treatments. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 08, 2011 Most (approximately 85%) of teens develop some sort of acne. The teen age years are a time when our personalities and self concept are developing, and acceptance from our peers is vitally important to us. Taunts like "pizza face" are hurtful at any age, but can be...

2011-06-30 06:00:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX: NRI), a specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to building a portfolio of products primarily for the treatment of pain, today announced receipt from Mallinckrodt Inc., a Covidien company (Covidien), of top-line results from a Phase 2 study conducted by Covidien, of twice-daily administration of PENNSAID(®) Viscous Solution (topical diclofenac sodium viscous solution) 2% w/w, previously referred...

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2011-06-06 09:45:00

Retinoic acid receptor antagonist interferes with sperm production Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center are honing in on the development of what may be the first non-steroidal, oral contraceptive for men. Tests of low doses of a compound that interferes with retinoic acid receptors (RARs), whose ligands are metabolites of dietary vitamin A, showed that it caused sterility in male mice. Earlier results of the experiments using this RAR antagonist were published in the June 1st...

2011-05-13 00:00:30

Finding the omega 3 / omega 6 balance by eating the right foods is essential to health. A new healthy eating guide can aid in reaching this balance. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 12, 2011 The typical American diet contains a dangerous imbalance of omega 3s and 6s. Wellwise.org has joined the campaign of Dr. Bill Lands, the world's foremost authority on essential fatty acids, to give Americans healthier lifestyle choices by providing access to Dr. Lands' extensive research on the omega 3 and...

2011-05-11 07:35:39

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Even short-term use of some painkillers could be dangerous for people who've had a heart attack. Researchers analyzed the duration of prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) treatment and cardiovascular risk in a nationwide Danish cohort of patients with prior heart attack. They found the use of NSAIDs was associated with a 45 percent increased risk of death or recurrent heart attack within as little as one week of treatment, and a 55 percent...

2011-05-10 13:20:54

Even short-term use of some painkillers could be dangerous for people who've had a heart attack, according to research published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. Researchers analyzed the duration of prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) treatment and cardiovascular risk in a nationwide Danish cohort of patients with prior heart attack. They found the use of NSAIDs was associated with a 45 percent increased risk of death or recurrent heart attack...

2011-05-09 13:10:00

CHADDS FORD, Pa., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Endo Pharmaceuticals, a leading healthcare solutions company, today announced the launch of the "Apply Yourself!" Campaign, created to encourage people suffering from osteoarthritis (OA) hand and knee pain to make pain relief a top personal priority. Former professional basketball player Allan Houston has joined the campaign to share his personal journey of how he approached his OA knee pain and developed a strategy in partnership with...

2011-04-26 15:07:35

The American Chemical Society (ACS) today released a new episode in its award-winning "Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions" podcast series showcasing a discovery that could mean greener and more environmentally friendly production of a key ingredient used to make everything from paint to diapers. The podcast and accompanying website focus on a new way to make acrylic acid, a key industrial material that's usually produced from pricey and increasingly scarce petroleum. It involves...

2011-04-14 12:24:29

Animal cell membranes are a bilayer of phospholipids (charged fat molecules) made up to various degrees of fatty acids that must be acquired from the diet. The essential polyunsaturated fatty acids have been shown to be important in resistance to a variety of diseases and in coping with changes in body temperature. It is generally believed that mammals are unable to alter the proportions of essential fatty acids in their cell membranes except by changing their diets. Furthermore, mammals are...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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