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2014-08-21 12:27:23

Martha Stewart-Narrated Film Features Insights from Leading Aging Research Experts WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Aging Research and the Healthspan Campaign announce the release of The Healthspan Imperative, a landmark new short film. Narrated by television show host and best-selling author Martha Stewart, it looks at the challenges of the aging American population and the scientific quest to increase our healthspan, the length of time we spend free of...

2014-08-20 23:06:12

Anti-Aging Facial Highlighting the Stem Cells Phyto-Elite™ Collection by Pevonia® Now Available at Botanica Day Spa Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Botanica Day Spa has unveiled their first-ever stem cell facial. Utilizing the new and popular stem cell line from Pevonia®, the anti-aging treatment effectively targets fine lines and wrinkles and naturally repairs the skin. The spa also recently announced August specials, highlighting the new service by offering clients a...

2014-08-12 12:25:32

Opening Sept. 26, "The Boomer List" Features Images by Award-Winning Photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sept. 26, 2014, the Newseum will open its newest exhibit, "The Boomer List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders," featuring 19 large-format portraits of influential baby boomers -- one born each year of the baby boom, from 1946 to 1964. Award-winning photographer and filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders ("The Black...

2014-08-12 11:16:44

Wiley While a rise in cesarean section (C-section) delivery rates due to breech presentation has improved neonatal outcome, 40% of term breech deliveries in the Netherlands are planned vaginal deliveries. According to a new Dutch study that is published today in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, a journal of the Nordic Federation of Societies of Obstetrics and Gynecology, there is a 10-fold increase in fetal mortality in vaginal delivery for breech presentation compared to...

2014-08-07 12:26:30

Martha Stewart-Narrated Film Features Insights from Leading Aging Research Experts WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Aging Research and the Healthspan Campaign announce the release of The Healthspan Imperative, a landmark new short film. Narrated by television show host and best-selling author Martha Stewart, it looks at the challenges of the aging American population and the scientific quest to increase our healthspan, the length of time we spend free of...

2014-08-05 17:01:33

McGill University First study to assess state-by-state progress finds greater progress in northeastern states compared to western states Racial differences in life expectancy have declined nationally but still vary substantially across U.S. states, according to a new study by McGill University researchers. The findings, published in the journal Health Affairs, suggest that state policies could play a key role in further reducing racial differences in mortality. The researchers...

2014-08-04 23:08:20

In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, "Keeping Up With Changes in the Oncology Industry," Brenda Mileto shares her thoughts on the topic. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, "Keeping Up with Changes in the Oncology Industry," Brenda Mileto shares her thoughts on the topic. Change is something we have all grown accustomed to over the years, Brenda explains. It’s one thing we can count on. Staying current...

2014-07-28 10:03:34

Drexel University Being unemployed increases your risk of death, but recessions decrease it. Sound paradoxical? Researchers thought so too. While previous studies of individuals have shown that employees who lose their jobs have a higher mortality rate, more comprehensive studies have shown, unexpectedly, that population mortality actually declines as unemployment rates increase. The research community has often rejected one of these effects because it conflicted with the other, so...

2014-07-24 16:24:46

As News Coverage Of Central American Kids Crossing Our Borders Proliferates, Little Attention Is Given To The Millions Of American Kids Who Need Help LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Californians for Population Stabilization has launched radio commercials in Los Angeles asking why there's so little coverage of the plight of poor American kids in cities like Los Angeles and so much coverage of kids from Central America crossing our borders. The ad goes on to draw...

2014-07-18 16:21:29

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber Inc. (NYSE: BIOA), an industrial biotechnology company producing renewable chemicals, announced today that it will report its financial results for the second quarter 2014 on Thursday August 7, 2014. BioAmber will also hold a live investor conference call and webcast at 4:30 PM Eastern Time (1:30 PM PT) to discuss the results. Conference Call and Webcast Thursday, August 7, 2014 @ 4:30 PM Eastern Time / 1:30 PM Pacific Time...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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