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2014-07-17 08:25:55

Announces affiliate partnerships with music and entertainment sites Starpulse, Jambase, and Wantickets LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SpinMedia announced today, the acquisition of men's lifestyle site Death and Taxes (deathandtaxesmag.com) along with a slate of new affiliate partners. "We continue to be aggressive in building our audience of influential millennials, and we view Death and Taxes as the perfect complement to our portfolio of music, entertainment and...

2014-07-16 12:42:09

University of North Carolina Health Care UNC researchers lay the groundwork for a new approach to brain cancer treatments and a better understanding of Parkinson's disease Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have discovered that the protein PARC/CUL9 helps neurons and brain cancer cells override the biochemical mechanisms that lead to cell death in most other cells. In neurons, long-term survival allows for proper brain function as we age. In brain cancer cells, though, long-term...

3D-Printed Anatomy May Replace Cadavers For Medical Training
2014-07-14 13:00:31

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online Three-dimensional printing may soon replace human cadavers in the study of gross human anatomy in the world's medical schools. The practice of learning on medical cadavers is a rite of passage in the medical education community that is instrumental in informing students on the complex inner workings of the muscular, skeletal and circulatory systems of the human body. Medical schools rely on good-natured individuals who bequeath...

2014-07-08 08:30:31

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study published by JAMA Pediatrics - a leading, peer-reviewed journal of the American Medical Association - found that Nurse-Family Partnership® (NFP) reduces preventable death among both low-income mothers and their first-born children living in disadvantaged, urban neighborhoods. This is the first randomized, clinical trial of an early intervention program conducted in a high-income country to find evidence of reductions in...

2014-07-03 11:24:36

BMJ-British Medical Journal It's the right thing to do, and most people want it, say editors The BMJ today calls for Lord Falconer's Assisted Dying Bill, which is expected to receive its second reading in the House of Lords this month, to eventually become law. In an editorial, Dr Fiona Godlee, editor in chief, Dr Tony Delamothe, UK editor and Rosamund Snow, patient editor, say "recognition of an individual's right to determine his or her best interests lies at the heart of this...

2014-06-30 23:06:06

Bricksofthedead.com, the LEGO® webcomic blog, has invited the creators of ZomBcall to be interviewed for an upcoming-featured article about their zombie vocalizer toy and Kickstarter crowd funding campaign. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 ZomBcall inventors, Christopher Oliver and James Villepigue, have been invited to an interview by Bricksofthedead.com to talk about their Kickstarter crowd funding campaign supporting their ZomBcall zombie vocalizer toy. “The most pressing issue...

2014-06-27 23:03:53

In a stunning defeat today for proponents of assisted suicide, the New Jersey assisted suicide bill A2270 was pulled from the floor and tabled until September for lack of votes. Not Dead Yet applauded New Jersey disability advocates as press reports credited disability rights opposition for the defeat. Trenton, New Jersey (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 In a stunning defeat today for proponents of assisted suicide, the New Jersey assisted suicide bill A2270 was pulled from the floor and tabled...

2014-06-09 23:02:29

These one and half hour workshops will encourage individuals who are grieving to explore their emotions and sadness through the power of writing. South San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty will offer two separate workshops on Writing & Grief this summer in their South San Francisco offices. Led by bereavement counselor Dave Rutschman, these one and half hour workshops will encourage individuals who are grieving to explore...

2014-06-06 16:24:12

MONTREAL, June 5, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Quebec Government attempt to pass euthanasia in the National Assembly is illegal, illicit and unconstitutional. For these reasons a Motion for Declaratory Judgment was filed in the Superior Court of Montréal on May 27, 2014 to preventatively challenge articles in the Quebec proposed Bill 52 pertaining to euthanasia. First of all euthanasia is not a medical care. Quebec, a Province of Canada, may only legislate in matters of health, not in...

2014-06-05 23:05:42

The Pathways Summer Grief Workshops Series will provide a creative, supportive and reflective outlet for individuals who are grieving the death of a loved one. Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty is offering nine grief workshops this summer in Sunnyvale and the South Bay. The Pathways Summer Grief Workshops Series will provide a creative, supportive and reflective outlet for individuals who are grieving the death of a loved one....


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.