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Halting The Spread Of Ebola: Nigeria A Model For Quick Action, Scientists Find

Provided by Cheryl Dybas/NSF and Julie Newberg/ASU Rapid control measures critical to stopping the virus in its tracks Ebola. The word brings fear of an unseen and potentially lethal enemy. But there are ways to stop its spread, say...

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2014-10-24 23:06:59

Professor Charles H. Tegeler, M.D. of Wake Forest School of Medicine shared data with the American Neurological Association on the topic of migraine headache. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Last week, at two separate national scientific meetings, Professor Charles H. Tegeler, M.D. of Wake Forest School of Medicine, delivered presentations of the latest findings from his studies evaluating the use of high-resolution, relational, resonance-based, electroencephalic mirroring...

2014-10-24 23:05:35

Deerfield Veterinary Hospital in Springfield, Mo. offers medical insights to calm fears about the Ebola virus affecting household pets. Springfield, Mo. (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Deerfield Veterinary Hospital announced this week its staff is available to address pet owners’ concerns about the risk of the Ebola virus in animals, though staff members caution that any fears of contracting the virus from a pet remain unwarranted at this time. In response to public concerns about the 2014...

2014-10-24 08:25:17

Winner to be Featured in Third Book of Epilepsy Education Comic Book Series WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc., a leader in the epilepsy community, announces the launch of the "Search for the Next Medikidz Star," a consumer contest to identify a child living with epilepsy who will star in the next installment of the "Medikidz Explain Epilepsy" comic book series. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-10-23 23:05:09

Prediabetes Treatment Company Teams Up with the American Diabetes Association to Help Stop Diabetes in the Workplace Austin, Texas (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 PreDiabetes Centers, a national provider of prediabetes testing and treatment, will help host a diabetes prevention presentation at Austin Community College, Riverside Campus, on Thursday, October 30 to promote diabetes screening, as part of its collaboration with the American Diabetes Association in the Stop Diabetes @ Work...

2014-10-23 08:35:53

Leads Large-Scale Genetics Study Tackling Critical Questions with Goal of Developing Personalized Treatments and Prevention of MS NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Philip L. De Jager, MD, PhD, Neurologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, is the 2014 recipient of the Barancik Prize for Innovation in MS Research, an international award established in 2013 to drive progress in multiple sclerosis (MS)...

2014-10-23 08:33:52

5K Run/Walk Presented by Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today in the United States only six percent of people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer will survive more than five years. On November 1(st) nearly 6,000 supporters will join the movement to change the future for this disease and double survival by 2020 at PurpleStride Philadelphia presented by Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals. The 5K timed run and awareness walk will raise...

2014-10-21 12:24:44

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture today announced a tenth captive deer has tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease in Pennsylvania since the disease was discovered on a captive deer farm in 2012. The seven year old white-tailed deer died at a farm in Reynoldsville, Jefferson County, on Sept. 18, and tested positive for the disease at the Pennsylvania Veterinary Laboratory in Harrisburg. Four Jefferson County...

2014-10-21 08:32:32

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: INO) announced today the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded $12.2 million for a collaborative study that will be conducted by scientists from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; Inovio Pharmaceuticals; and MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca. The group will develop DNA-based monoclonal antibodies...

2014-10-21 08:28:24

Through music and resources Our Voice in Song(TM) inspires people living with relapsing MS to become more active managers of their disease EAST HANOVER, N.J., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation launched a new multifaceted multiple sclerosis (MS) awareness campaign aimed to motivate people with relapsing MS to take charge of their disease. The campaign, Our Voice in Song(TM), features inspirational advocate and music artist David Osmond, who...

2014-10-16 23:00:16

New book ‘Alzheimer’s—What They Forget to Tell You’ is an inspiring true account of author Caron Leid taking care of her mother for 13 years ONTARIO, Canada (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Although more and more people are being affected by Alzheimer’s disease, there is not enough information surrounding the true daily struggle of the disease. But one thing is for sure, this disease does not only rob a person of their memory, it takes their dignity and independence with it....


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Marfan's Syndrome
2013-07-19 15:22:33

Marfan's syndrome is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue that causes excessively tall stature and long extremities. It is carried by the gene FBN1, which encodes the connective protein fibrillin-1, and is a dominant trait. The human genetic makeup contains a pair of FBN1 genes, so because of its dominance, inheriting one affected FBN1 gene from either parent will result in Marfan's syndrome. It effects both males and females, and has no ethnic bias. It was named after Antoine Marfan,...

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2011-04-28 18:03:11

Yersinia enterocolitica is a species of gram-negative coccobacillus-shaped bacterium, belonging to the family Enterobacteriaceae. Infection from Yersinia enterocolitica causes the zoonotic disease yersiniosis. Most infected animals recover from the disease and become asymptomatic carriers. Acute infections lead to mild self-limiting entero-colitis or terminal ileitis in humans. Symptoms include watery or bloody diarrhea and fever. After oral uptake it replicates in the terminal ileum and...

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2011-04-15 15:38:47

Helicobacter pylori is a Gram-negative, microaerophilic bacterium that can inhabit various areas of the stomach, particularly the antrum. It causes low-level inflammation of the stomach lining and is linked to gastric ulcers and stomach cancer. Out of those infected, 80%, are asymptomatic. It was initially named Campyloacter pyloridis and then renamed C. pylori to correct the Latin grammar error. It was later placed in the genus, Helicobacter. Over 50% of the population has H. pylori in...

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2011-04-15 14:02:16

Clostridium perfringens (formerly known as C. welchii) is a Gram-positive, rod-shaped, anaerobic, spore-forming bacterium of the genus Clostridium. It is always present in nature and is a normal component of decaying vegetation, marine sediment, the intestinal tract of humans, other vertebrates, insects, and soil. It can be a human pathogen and also harmlessly ingested. Commonly it is encountered in infections as a component of the normal flora where it takes a minor role in the disease....

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2011-03-04 17:45:07

Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus (ZYMV) is an aphid-borne potyvirus and is regarded as a major pathogen of cucurbits. It affects pumpkins, squashes, vegetable marrows, courgettes, melons, watermelons, cucumbers, gherkins, and various gourds especially zucchinis. The effects are severe leaf mosaic, yellowing and eventually the leaves show "shoestring" symptoms. Fruits can become stunted, twisted and deformed by raised protuberances, which make them unmarketable. Infection may be spread through...

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Word of the Day
ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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