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Antioxidant Found In Grapes Can Help Treat Acne

Antioxidant Found In Grapes Can Help Treat Acne

Rachel Champeau, University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences Got grapes? UCLA researchers have demonstrated how resveratrol, an antioxidant derived from grapes and found in wine, works to inhibit growth of the bacteria that causes...

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2014-10-01 16:27:10

WICHITA, Kan., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Riordan Clinic is hosting its 4th Riordan IVC and Cancer Symposium on October 3rd and 4th, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency, Wichita KS. The symposium will explore the metabolic roots of cancer and the use of high dose intravenous vitamin C (IVC) as a therapy. Over 120 medical professionals and research scientists from around the world will attend the conference and take a collaborative look at the root causes of cancer and the use of IVC...

2014-10-01 16:27:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first wrongful death case arising out of the use of the prescription drug Benicar was filed today in Atlantic County, New Jersey, by the firm of Rheingold, Valet, Rheingold, McCartney & Giuffra LLP Kuznicki v. Daiichi Sankyo et al. The suit, brought by the widow of William J. Kuznicki, alleges that while using Benicar in 2012, he developed an intestinal disease, referred to as enteropathy or celiac disease or sprue-like, which...

2014-10-01 16:20:41

MADISON, Ind., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to lift maintenance and durability, rust is the enemy. So with the introduction of the MOD35 modular heavy-duty inground lift series, Rotary Lift has added several weapons to its corrosion-fighting arsenal: nitriding, electrocoating and zinc/aluminum coating. The result is a lift that is even more durable than its predecessor, the MOD30 environmentally friendly heavy-duty inground lift. Photo -...

2014-10-01 12:33:45

Nineteen PureTemp phase change materials, with temperature ranges from 39 to 154 degrees Fahrenheit, have been designated as 100 percent biobased. MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entropy Solutions Inc.'s PureTemp phase change material has earned the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Certified Biobased Product Label. The label verifies that the amount of renewable biobased material in the product meets or exceeds levels set by the USDA. Photo -...

2014-10-01 12:27:01

CENTER CITY, Minn., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Senate recently designated October as "National Prescription Opioid and Heroin Abuse Awareness Month" and resolved to hold a continuous national dialogue on efforts to combat what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention named the opioid "epidemic." To aid communities in preventing, responding to, and ending addiction to prescription pain pills and heroin, Hazelden Publishing has released the comprehensive Heroin and...

2014-10-01 12:24:26

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lattice Power, the first company to commercialize high performance, low cost GaN-on-Silicon LEDs, announced today that its new PAR38 LED lamp has been recognized by the Illuminating Engineering Society Progress Committee as providing an important advancement in lighting. The company's new proprietary GaN-on-Silicon LED PAR38 LED lamp delivers outstanding efficacy, superior brightness and excellent color rendering....

2014-10-01 12:23:35

Decorative concrete takes the floor: FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As we look toward the future, we may want to begin by looking down. There are a number of decorative and industrial concrete coating and sealer options for construction and design professionals seeking the latest innovations for enhancing and protecting floors. Steven Reinstadtler, coatings marketing manager, Construction and Sustainability, Bayer MaterialScience LLC, will discuss this topic during "High...

ocean acidification
2014-10-01 03:00:15

Hebrew University of Jerusalem Over 35 years, a 40% reduction in calcium carbonate deposits in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef An expedition from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Carnegie Institute of Science has measured a roughly 40% reduction in the rate of calcium carbonate deposited in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef in the last 35 years — a scenario that could damage the reef framework and endanger the entire coral ecosystem. Coral reefs are the most ecologically...

2014-10-01 08:39:49

CO2 Monitor meets Navy data logging and battery life criteria to give accurate data CO2 exposure of military personnel. ORMOND BEACH, Fla., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Navy has contracted with CO2Meter, Inc. to provide carbon dioxide monitoring devices to measure ambient CO2 levels in expeditionary shelters. The CO2 monitors were designed under the direction of the U.S. Navy for meeting their required data logging and battery life criteria. The monitor will...

2014-10-01 08:32:03

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ChromaDex Corp. (OTCQB: CDXC), Life Extension announced today the launch of NAD+ Cell Regenerator(TM), an innovative nutritional supplement that boosts vitality and supports healthy aging. NAD+ Cell Regenerator(TM) features the ingredient NIAGEN(TM) from ChromaDex Corp. (OTCQB: CDXC), an innovative natural products company that provides proprietary ingredients and science-based solutions to the dietary supplement, food and beverage,...


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Caribbean Pine, Pinus caribaea
2014-04-18 08:11:48

Caribbean pine (Pinus caribaea) is native to Central America, Cuba, the Bahamas as well as the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Caribbean pine also grows in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Colombia, South Africa and China where they were introduced by foresters. This pine often forms pure stands but can be found growing mixed in with oaks and other pines as long as the soil is well drained and acidic. The Caribbean pine grows in forest of the lowlands up to about 2,297 feet but can...

Camphora tree, Cinnamomum camphora
2014-02-07 09:51:33

Cinnamomum camphora is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Camphor tree, Camphorwood or Camphor laurel. C. camphora plants belong to the Lauraceae family. The tree is indigenous to China, specifically south of the Yangtze River, Taiwan, Japan, Korea and Vietnam. It has been introduced and has become naturalized in many other regions of the world and the tree is considered an invasive species in parts of the United States and Australia. Cinnamomum...

Amflora
2013-10-03 07:51:27

Amflora, known also as EH92-527-1, is a genetically modified potato developed by BASF Plant Science. Amflora potato plant produces pure amylopectin starch that is processed to waxy potato starch. Amflora was approved for industrial applications in the European Union market on March 2, 2010 by the European Commission. It was originally registered on August 5, 1996. Amflora was developed by geneticist Lennart Erjefalt and agronomist Juri Kano of Svalof Weibull AB. Because of the lack of...

Golden Rice
2013-10-02 14:11:48

Golden Rice is a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced  through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A, in the edible parts of the rice. The research was conducted with the goal of producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, a deficiency which is estimated to kill 670,000 children under five years old each year. Golden rice is different from its parental strain by the addition of three...

Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

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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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