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Study Pinpoints Part Of The Brain Responsible For Slow Wave

Study Pinpoints Part Of The Brain Responsible For Slow Wave Sleep

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the Harvard School of Medicine and the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have discovered a region of the brain responsible for causing people...

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2014-09-22 16:29:27

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced that it is offering to sell $200 million of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. J.P. Morgan, Deutsche Bank Securities and BofA Merrill Lynch are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Avanir intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase additional shares of its common stock. All of the shares to be sold in the offering are...

2014-09-22 16:29:24

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HFS Consultants (HFS), a management, financial, operational, regulatory, and strategic planning healthcare consulting company, announces that Sandy Haskins has been named managing director of the firm's Executive Search and Interim Placement practice area. Haskins has been with HFS since 2009 and has over 35 years in the healthcare business. "Sandy is a proven leader and has extensive healthcare executive experience, both as an interim...

2014-09-22 16:29:05

MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Propanc Health Group Corporation (OTCQB: PPCH) ("Propanc" or "the Company"), an emerging healthcare company that focuses on the development of new and proprietary treatments for cancer patients, is pleased to announce it has executed an equity purchase agreement (the "EPA") with Southridge Partners II, L.P., an institutional investor, in the amount of $5 million, which will create significant growth capital for Propanc, enabling the...

2014-09-22 16:28:59

DUBLIN, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/94pdq3/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Biotechnology Reagents Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/94pdq3/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Biotechnology reagents are chemical compounds or substances that are added to a system to detect and examine...

2014-09-22 16:28:57

MIAMI, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FIU professor Dr. Aileen Marty has returned to Miami after 31 days in Nigeria, serving with the World Health Organization's Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network. The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine's infectious diseases specialist called for sustained international attention on the Ebola outbreak and urged U.S. and European authorities to step up screening of travelers from countries where Ebola is present. During her time...

2014-09-22 16:28:56

Sigal and Allen Recognized for Pioneering Lung-MAP WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation announces Friends of Cancer Research Chairperson and Founder Ellen Sigal, PhD, and Executive Director Jeff Allen, PhD, as the September LUNGevity Heroes for the work they have done advocating for policies to improve health outcomes and cancer care and for forming important partnerships that have resulted in the creation of groundbreaking initiatives such as Lung Cancer...

2014-09-22 16:28:54

Deno to lead premier team of brain injury, stroke and amputee rehab specialists DENVER, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, HealthONE's Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital announced that Mark Deno has been named the new chief executive officer, effective Monday, Sept. 29. Deno will continue to emphasize the hospital's mission of Rebuilding Lives Renewing Hope for patients who suffer from brain injury, stroke, amputation and more. "Inpatient rehab is one of the most important areas...

2014-09-22 16:28:49

As students of all ages return to school, the CDC wants to remind arthritis patients of simple self-management techniques that can improve their quality of life. WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to treat arthritis the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) actively promote self-management plans made up of many smaller, healthy choices. As students from pre-K to college prepare to return to school, it is as good time to re-teach ourselves that effective arthritis...

2014-09-22 16:28:48

$7M Project Funded by Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation CHICAGO, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UHC will be participating in a three-year project, funded by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services, that aims to improve the quality of care and the patient experience while reducing the overall cost of care by enhancing communication and coordination between primary care physicians and specialists. This program will be...

2014-09-22 16:28:45

DALLAS, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PCI | HealthDev® (formerly Physicians' Capital Investments®), a leader in medical real estate development and medical investment solutions, is pleased to announce the completion of development and funding of four renal dialysis center projects leased by either Fresenius Medical Care (NYSE: "FMC") or DaVita, the kidney care division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: "DVA"). These projects are located in El Paso, TX;...


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British Milksheep
2014-09-22 07:50:24

The Bristish milksheep, previously known as the Alderbred, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the Northumberland region of England. Although the exact origin of the breed is unknown, it is known to have been derived from flocks of the Eastrip Prolific, Dorset Horn, and Bluefaced Leicester breeds. Selective breeding was used to enhance productivity using breeds like the East Friesian and Texel, but this breeding did not focus on a uniform appearance. Later, the British...

Belgian Landrace
2014-08-27 09:35:46

The Belgian landrace, also known as the Belgian lop-eared, Belgian improved landrace, or the improved Belgian, is a breed of domestic pig that can be found in northern areas of Belgium. It was developed when English pigs were imported into Belgium, after which time they were improved upon until 1930, when they were bred with German landrace pigs. The resulting breed was crossbred with Dutch landrace pigs in 1945 and later other breeds including those from Germany and Luxemburg. This breed...

British Friesian Cattle
2014-07-12 11:44:10

The British Friesian is a breed of cattle from the United Kingdom. The modern British Friesian dominated the dairy cattle population from the 1950s through the 1980s. Stock as well as semen were exported during this time throughout the world. The original Friesian breed was imported to ports of England and Scotland during the 1800s until it was stopped in 1892 when a threat of foot and mouth disease became a concern. By the end of 1912 there were 1,000 bulls and 6,000 cows registered in...

Blue Gray Cattle
2014-07-12 10:27:38

The Blue Grey is a breed of beef cattle that is popular in Scotland and north of England. It was developed by crossing a white bred shorthorn and Black Galloway cows. The color of the Blue Grey is roan blue. However, roan coloration is not a dominant color gene and the color does not always hold true. Only about half of the calves born to two true blue roan cattle will be blue roan, the rest will be either solid white or solid black. Blue roan is only consistent in the first generation of...

Belgian Blue Cattle
2014-07-09 14:37:46

The Belgian Blue is a breed of beef cattle originating in Belgium. It was developed in the 1800s by crossbreeding local cattle with a Shorthorn breed from the United Kingdom. It is quite possible that the Charolais cattle was also used in the development of the Belgian Blue. A modern breed of the Belgian blue was developed in the 1950s by Professor Hanset while working at an artificial insemination facility in the Liege province. The breed was introduced to the United States in 1978 by...

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