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2014-04-04 12:20:22

Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies, in collaboration with Osaka City University and Kansai University of Welfare Sciences, have used functional PET imaging to show that levels of neuroinflammation, or inflammation of the nervous system, are higher in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome than in healthy people. Chronic fatigue syndrome, which is also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis, is a debilitating condition characterized by chronic, profound, and disabling...

2014-04-02 20:20:06

Illinois-based trucking company declared to be an imminent hazard to public safety WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered DND International, Inc., USDOT No. 1434005, to immediately shut down after declaring the Naperville, Illinois-based trucking company to be an imminent hazard to public safety. FMCSA investigators found the carrier had committed widespread, serious...

2014-03-31 23:35:15

The Editorial Board of Living with a Disability, a full-color print and online magazine that help individuals with various disabling medical conditions live life to the fullest, has published a must-read new article to mark Chronic Fatigue Awareness (CFS) month. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The Editorial Board of Living with a Disability, a full-color print and online magazine that help individuals with various disabling medical conditions live life to the fullest, has published...

2014-03-25 23:00:50

Nearly 4,000 people die nationwide each year in crashes involving large commercial trucks or buses. Many of those people are young, inexperienced drivers who don’t understand the dangers they and their passengers face every day on the road. College Station, Texas (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Federal officials, law enforcement and teen driving safety advocates are joining forces to help young drivers share the roadways more safely with large trucks. The Teens in the Driver Seat program,...

2014-03-13 23:23:35

In order to help employers battle workplace fatigue, Tempe-based Safety Services Company is offering a complementary, downloadable poster on workplace sleep awareness. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 In order to help employers battle workplace fatigue, Tempe-based Safety Services Company is offering a complementary, downloadable poster on workplace sleep awareness. The 11 x 17 poster highlights four steps that employees can take to help battle fatigue in the workplace. “Fatigue is a...

2014-03-13 16:27:32

Research Areas Chosen by People with Parkinson's through PDF Community Choice Research Awards NEW YORK, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) is pleased to announce $30,000 in funding to address two disabling, yet under-recognized symptoms of Parkinson's disease - fatigue and gastrointestinal dysfunction - through its first Community Choice Research Awards. The patient community identified these two areas as priorities for scientific...

2014-03-13 12:20:55

Updated rule would slash highest federal paperwork burden after taxes and prevent fatigued drivers WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced a proposal to require interstate commercial truck and bus companies to use Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) in their vehicles to improve compliance with the safety rules that govern the number of hours a driver can work. The proposed...

2014-03-11 23:31:12

SmartCells Anti-fatigue mats and flooring are ergonomically engineered to reduce fatigue and pain associated with standing for extended periods of time and are perfect for use in pharmacies and labs. Chehalis,WA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 According to the Federal Drug Administration approximately 1.3 million people are injured each year due to preventable medication mistakes. These preventable medication-mistakes cost the healthcare system $2 billion each year. Statistically, a pharmacist...

2014-03-11 23:29:26

Natural Cure To Fibromyalgia made by Jane Thompson is the latest program for fibromyalgia sufferers who want to get rid of symptoms such as aches near the joint areas, nerve pain, and widespread pain. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Natural Cure To Fibromyalgia is the latest program for fibromyalgia sufferers who want to get rid of brain fog, headaches, and sleep disturbances. The program helps people...

2014-03-11 16:21:40

SEATTLE, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Integrity Group, a global leader in the development and delivery of advanced inspection and engineering assessment services and software products, announces Pacifica(TM), a new software solution to perform pressure cycle fatigue analysis on seam crack flaws in pipelines. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140311/DA78467LOGO In aging pipelines, failures can occur after long run times due to an accumulation of pressure cycles. Since the...


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2005-05-26 12:07:27

Beryllium is the chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Be and atomic number 4. A toxic bivalent element, beryllium is a steel grey, strong, light-weight yet brittle, alkaline earth metal, that is primarily used as a hardening agent in alloys (most notably, beryllium copper). Notable characteristics Beryllium has one of the highest melting points of the light metals. The modulus of elasticity of beryllium is approximately 1/3 greater than that of steel. It has...

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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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