Latest David Spence Stories

2014-07-08 12:29:01

FARMINGTON, Utah, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decade Software Company, LLC, industry-leading provider of environmental health software for over 28 years, announced today a contract with the Davis County Health Department's Environmental Health Services Division. Davis County will utilize Decade's EnvisionConnect software, a Web-enabled, consolidated system to automate the County's environmental health programs, ranging from Food, Schools, and Public Swimming Pools to Environmental...

Smoking Has A New Partner In Crime: It’s Called Egg Yolk
2012-08-15 07:39:45

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The debate whether eggs are good or bad for you has been akin to roller coaster ride for decades. Adding to the debate is new research from Western University in Ontario, Canada that shows eating egg yolks is just as bad for you as lighting up that next cigarette. Dr. David Spence, the researcher conducting the research, said that regular consumption of yolk -- the yellow part of the egg -- accelerates atherosclerosis (coronary...

2012-08-13 14:58:45

Newly published research led by Dr. David Spence of Western University, Canada, shows that eating egg yolks accelerates atherosclerosis in a manner similar to smoking cigarettes. Surveying more than 1200 patients, Dr. Spence found regular consumption of egg yolks is about two-thirds as bad as smoking when it comes to increased build-up of carotid plaque, a risk factor for stroke and heart attack. The research is published online in the journal Atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis, also called...

2011-12-22 07:30:15

A commentary by Dr. David Spence of The University of Western Ontario and Dr. Meir Stampfer of the Harvard School of Public Health in today's Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) argues that vitamin therapy still has a role to play in reducing stroke. Vitamin B therapy was once widely used to lower homocysteine levels. Too much of this amino acid in the bloodstream was linked to increased risk of stroke and heart attack. But several randomized trials found lowering...

2011-08-17 23:57:22

New research from Neurologist Dr. David Spence of The University of Western Ontario has shown that using 3-D ultrasound to identify ulcers in the carotid arteries is an effective way to pinpoint the small number of high-risk patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis (ACS) who would benefit from surgery to prevent stroke. ACS is a blocking or narrowing of the carotid artery in the neck from which there have been no symptoms such as transient ischemic attacks (TIAs). The research is published...

2009-09-18 10:08:00

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Omaha-based Antique Brick Warehouse is celebrating 15 years as a key supplier of antique brick, used brick and traditional cobblestones in the Omaha area and throughout the United States. Antique Brick Warehouse was one of the first companies to venture into this unique field in 1994. "Today, there is a huge market for 100 and 200 year old historic brick and antique cobblestones," said David Spence, owner of Antique Brick Warehouse. "Not only does...

Word of the Day
  • 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.