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2013-05-17 23:00:57

Bits of Proof unveils World's first enterprise-ready Bitcoin server at sold-out Bitcoin 2013 conference in Silicon Valley. San Jose, California (PRWEB) May 18, 2013 Bits of Proof unveils World's first enterprise-ready Bitcoin server at sold-out Bitcoin 2013 conference in Silicon Valley (http://www.bitcoin2013.com). "It has been a tremendous effort," said Tamas Blummer, Founder and CEO, "but given the pain we have seen developers endure while working to integrate with the Bitcoin protocol,...

2012-07-18 02:30:16

NEW YORK, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden Seeds announced today that it has closed on its participation in a Series B financing for Consensus Point, the provider of Huunu prediction market software. A Nashville-based company serving market research, media and consulting firms, Consensus Point is a leading provider of "crowd-sourced" prediction market technology that enables companies to speed innovation and improve their decision making process. The Series B round was led by...

2011-09-09 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For ten years independent scholars and researchers have been investigating the troubling anomalies of the 9/11 official account. One such scholar, Dr. David Ray Griffin, has written ten encyclopedic books documenting fundamental problems with the government account. For this work he has been nominated twice for the Nobel Peace Prize (2008 and 2009), and his "The New Pearl Harbor Revisited" was named "pick of the week" by Publisher's Weekly...

2011-08-30 14:14:00

MALVERN, Pa., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) announces that its pressure ulcer guidelines have been published on the National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) website. NGC is an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. AAWC's guidelines can be found under the Guideline Title, "Association for the Advancement of Wound Care Guideline of Pressure Ulcer...

2010-11-17 18:25:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today members of the Consensus for American Security submitted a letter to Sen. Harry Reid and Sen. Mitch McConnell urging a Senate ratification vote on the New START Treaty as soon as possible. Lt. Gen. Dirk Jameson, USAF (Ret.) said: "As someone who was at the very sharp end of the spear during the Cold War, commanding all U.S. ICBMs, I know what is at stake with this treaty. We need to get boots back on the ground monitoring Russian...

2010-09-28 08:11:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today members of the Consensus for American Security submitted a letter to Sen. Harry Reid and Sen. Mitch McConnell urging a Senate ratification vote on the New START Treaty before the end of the year. Dr. Janne Nolan, Director of Nuclear Security at American Security Project said: "This letter to the Senate leadership asking for a ratification vote on New START represents the overwhelming bi-partisan consensus. Without New START, our...

2010-04-29 13:18:08

Many preventive measures for cognitive decline and for preventing Alzheimer's disease"”mental stimulation, exercise, and a variety of dietary supplements"”have been studied over the years. However, an independent panel convened this week by the National Institutes of Health determined that the value of these strategies for delaying the onset and/or reducing the severity of decline or disease hasn't been demonstrated in rigorous studies. "Alzheimer's disease is a feared and...

2009-09-25 09:25:25

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), the most common non-invasive lesion of the breast, presents unique challenges for patients and providers largely because the natural course of the untreated disease is not well understood. Because most women diagnosed with DCIS are treated, it is difficult to determine the comparative benefits of different treatment strategies versus active surveillance, meaning systematic followup. An independent panel convened by the NIH urged the scientific community to...

2009-08-27 09:34:28

Though most Americans are familiar with completing a questionnaire about their family health history when visiting health care providers, an independent panel was convened by the National Institutes of Health this week to critically assess exactly what we know and what we need to learn about how this process relates to improving health. The conference focused on the use of family history in the primary care setting for common diseases such as diabetes, stroke, cancer, and heart disease....

2009-01-29 08:50:00

A team of computer scientists at the University of Pennsylvania investigating the political, social and economic struggle between individual self-interest and the need to build a consensus have learned that, depending only on the structure of the network of participants, they can engineer surprising experimental results.For example, depending solely on the ability of individuals to interact in a network, as well as the number of connections they have to other participants and other structural...