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Vitamin B3 Defends Body Against Antibiotic-Resistant Staph Infections
2012-08-28 10:39:10

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Like fruits and vegetables, vitamins are considered necessary to maintain a healthy lifestyle. And scientists have long worked to study the effects of vitamin consumption. In particular, researchers recently discovered that nicotinamide, known also as vitamin B3, could help defend against antibiotic-resistant staph infections that are found more and more throughout the globe; these infections are seen as a public health danger as...

2012-07-21 23:01:00

Massachusetts General Ranked No.1 Hospital, Texas Children´s and Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children´s make U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) July 21, 2012 Voalte is excited to congratulate many of its clients for making the 2012-13 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals list. Massachusetts General Hospital ranked No. 1 in the nation supplanting Johns Hopkins Hospital for the first time since 1991. Additionally, Texas Children´s Hospital (No. 4)...

2012-07-16 23:02:58

The Mount Sinai Medical Center ranked 14th out of approximately 5,000 hospitals nationwide in the 2012-2013 “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News and World Report, moving up from 16th last year and retaining its spot on the U.S. News “Honor Roll” of the nation´s most outstanding hospitals. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 The Mount Sinai Medical Center ranked 14th out of approximately 5,000 hospitals nationwide in the 2012-2013 “Best Hospitals” issue...

2012-06-05 23:02:59

The Mount Sinai Kravis Children´s Hospital saw significant gains in the latest U.S. News & World Report pediatric rankings, which placed it among the country´s best children´s hospitals in six of the ten pediatric specialties measured in the 2012-13 edition of the annual “Best Children´s Hospitals” report. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 The Mount Sinai Kravis Children´s Hospital saw significant gains in the latest U.S. News & World Report...


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