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redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Leaving the car at home and walking, cycling or even taking the bus to work could improve your health, researchers from University College London (UCL) and the London School of Hygiene...

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2014-08-22 12:26:49

WINCHESTER, Va., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Woodmark Corporation (NASDAQ: AMWD) today announced that Cary Dunston, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, has been promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer. In this position, Dunston will assume the additional responsibility for the finance and information technology functions of the Company. Kent Guichard, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "Over the past year, Cary has provided...

2014-08-22 12:25:55

The reasons for plastic surgery are diverse and varied, and often go against expectations LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plastic surgery procedures are still sometimes stigmatized in our society, as some judgmental onlookers have wrongly tended to dismiss such operations as nothing more than self-involved acts of vanity. The truth, however, is that the reasons for plastic surgery vary wildly, are highly personal, and sometimes stem from much deeper reasons than one might...

2014-08-22 12:25:53

DUBLIN, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Molecular Biology Enzymes, Kits, & Reagents (Cloning, Epigenetics, PCR, Restriction Digestion, Sequencing) Market - Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The global molecular biology enzymes market was valued at $2,847.63 million in 2013, and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.74% to reach $5,420.63 million in 2018. Molecular...

2014-08-22 12:25:51

Dr. John Krupka offers patients a selection of tooth-straightening solutions for their orthodontic problems to help them achieve a better-looking smile at his Kaukauna, WI dentist practice KAUKAUNA, Wis., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When most people think of orthodontics they think of standard metal braces that have to be worn for a number of years. But advances in modern dental technology have expanded the definition of orthodontic dental medicine. Dr. John Krupka DDS, SC...

2014-08-22 12:25:46

At Weinberg Gastrointestinal, patients can now receive both American and Canadian screening colonoscopies in Gilbert, Arizona GILBERT, Ariz., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Colon health is a big deal for patients in North America, which is why Dr. Andrew M Weinberg is now offering both Canadian and American screening colonoscopies to patients. The screening guidelines are slightly different in these countries.Gilbert, AZ gastroenterologist Dr. Andrew M Weinberg, DO is a...

2014-08-22 12:25:45

Dr. Glenn Madokoro educates patients on the signs of when it's probably a good time to make an appointment for a checkup at his Newport Beach, CA gastroenterology practice. NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A lot of people hesitate to schedule an appointment with a doctor or specialist simply because they aren't sure when symptoms are serious enough to warrant a visit. Dr. Glenn D Madokoro, MD is educating patients on when it's a good idea to visit a...

2014-08-22 12:25:40

FRANKLIN, Mass., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthrosurface, Inc. (www.arthrosurface.com), a developer of novel joint technologies, has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the KISSloc Suture System, a mini plate and suture implant intended for the correction of a Hallux Valgus deformity. The KISSloc Suture System consists of two low profile plates and a self-cinching suture construct that corrects Hallux Valgus by reducing the intramedullary angle between the first and second...

2014-08-22 12:25:38

Control allows users to monitor assay performance with confidence MILFORD, Mass., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SeraCare Life Sciences, a provider of high-quality biological materials that help optimize diagnostic performance, reliability and repeatability across the IVD lifecycle, today announced the launch of its new ACCURUN(®) 501 C. difficile Control - the company's first molecular control product targeting hospital acquired infections....

2014-08-22 12:25:33

CHICAGO, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks Equity Research highlights Epizyme (Nasdaq:EPZM-Free Report) as the Bull of the Day and Panera (Nasdaq:PNRA-Free Report) as the Bear of the Day. In addition, Zacks Equity Research provides analysis on Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq:FOLD-Free Report), Sanofi (NYSE:SNY-Free Report) and Shire (Nasdaq:SHPG-Free Report). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101027/ZIRLOGO Here is a synopsis of all five stocks: Bull of the Day: The biotech...

2014-08-22 12:25:22

CHICAGO, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Fidelity Select Health Care Fund (FSPHX-Free Report), Fidelity Select Pharmaceuticals (FPHAX-Free Report), Fidelity Select Medical Equipment and Systems Portfolio (FSMEX-Free Report), Icon Healthcare Fund...


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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...

Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

Pharmacophobia
2013-12-24 12:55:45

Pharmacophobia or medication phobia, comes from Greek pharmakon, meaning “drug, medicine” and phobos, meaning “fear”, is the fear of the use of pharmacological treatments. In severe, excessive, and irrational cases, it might be a type of specific phobia. While lack of awareness by patient of adverse drug reactions can have a serious consequence, having a phobia of medications can also have serious detrimental effects on the patient’s health. Medication phobia can also lead to...

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  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
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