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2014-03-21 12:24:15

AKRON, Ohio, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's well known that female athletes suffer up to eight times more painful, season-ending anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries than their male counterparts. Now researchers from Akron Children's Hospital and the University of Akron believe genes may explain the difference. Their study, presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, identified differences in genetic material of ACL tissue of young men...

2014-03-20 20:22:01

Initiative Supports Victims of Extreme Forms of Gender-Based Violence and Creates Global Criminal Justice Responses in India, Mexico, Nepal, South Africa and other countries WASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Women, a collaboration of Vital Voices Global Partnership, the Avon Foundation for Women and the U.S. Department of State, today presented a new initiative to address gender-based violence: the Gender-Based Violence...

2014-03-20 08:26:24

- July 22 - Los Angeles Staples Center; July 30 - Phoenix US Airways Arena; August 1 - Las Vegas MGM Grand Garden Arena; August 2 - Harveys Lake Tahoe; August 4 - Salt Lake City Energy Solutions Arena; August 6 - Denver Pepsi Center - LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to high demand, Lady Gaga--one of the top global touring acts of our time having sold nearly 4 million concert tickets on her previous tours--will add six new dates to the North American tour for Lady...

2014-03-13 12:20:12

Commission Report Disputes Medical Rationale as Outdated, Harmful SAN FRANCISCO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A commission co-chaired by a former US Surgeon General released a report today concluding that the Pentagon's ban on transgender military service is not based on sound medical reasoning, according to the Associated Press. In one of the first and most detailed assessments of the basis and impact of the current policy, the Transgender Military Service Commission examined...

2014-03-13 08:28:45

NEW YORK, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) has been identified by Funders for LGBTQ Issues as the largest funder of programs for Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer individuals. "We are immensely proud to be recognized by Funders for LGBTQ Issues for our work focused on the needs of Black LGBTQ communities," said EJAF founder Sir Elton John. "At the Elton John AIDS Foundation, we see the fight for equality for Black...

2014-03-12 23:30:58

In his latest book, Unisex Toilet Training, Anthony Seymour Browne points out key differences between standard toilet training and his new process. He explains why unisex toilet training is the easier, cleaner and healthier choice. New Rochelle, New York (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 As the pioneering author of the book Unisex Toilet Training, Anthony Seymour Browne is now contrasting his new process with traditional toilet training. His book explains some outstanding differences between the...

2014-03-11 23:24:17

The leading online STD testing service, STDcheck.com, spotlights the most stimulating blogs and online destinations in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender category. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 STDcheck.com, the leader in online STD testing, created a new list honoring the best Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender bloggers. The Loud and Proud LGBT Blogs & Destinations list identifies the finest bloggers in the LGBT community and connects readers with these excellent...

2014-03-08 23:00:38

Muna Issa - Trustee of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award - explains why equality is still on the agenda and what part the Duke of Edinburgh Award plays in promoting and extending the rights of women. (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 On International Women’s Day, we seek to reaffirm our commitment to the empowerment of women worldwide. The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award helps to provide opportunities for women, especially those whom are marginalised, and to build their...

2014-03-06 23:26:32

Women with STEM Ph.D.’s are likelier to start their careers in academia, but their male peers get more of the faculty appointments at research institutions, according to a new analysis by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) of the potential impact gender and family may have on these new graduates’ careers. The paper also notes that being married or having young children looks to be a disadvantage in securing a position at a research institution for both men and women....

2014-03-06 16:25:13

New Documentary Shows Honor Violence Persists In All Parts of the World, Including US, UK and Canada WASHINGTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to draw attention to the prevalence of honor violence - including forced marriage, disfigurement and female genital mutilation (FGM), and to promote passage of the International Violence Against Women Act now pending in the U.S. House of Representatives, Muslim women and human rights activists will address the issue at...


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The housefly (Musca domestica) is the most common fly occurring in homes and indeed one of the most widely distributed animals and the most familiar of all flies; it is a pest that can facilitate serious diseases. Physical description The adults are 5-8 mm long. Their thorax is grayish, with four dark longitudinal lines on the back. The underside of the abdomen is yellowish. The whole body is covered with hair. They have reddish compound eyes. The females are slightly larger than the...

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