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sleep disturbances with age
2014-08-21 05:23:23

Bonnie Prescott, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center A group of neurons are found to function as a 'sleep switch' in the brain As people grow older, they often have difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep, and tend to awaken too early in the morning. In individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, this common and troubling symptom of aging tends to be especially pronounced, often leading to nighttime confusion and wandering. Now, a study led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess...

2014-08-21 04:21:27

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 36 blind patients with retinitis pigmentosa will receive groundbreaking Argus II 'bionic eye' treatment starting in September Second Sight Medical Products Inc. (Second Sight) today announces that the French Ministry of Health has officially approved financial support for the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System. Through the Forfait Innovation scheme, the French Government will pay for the first wave of groundbreaking...

2014-08-21 04:21:13

WASHINGTON, NEW YORK and LONDON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a leading provider of market research, MarketResearch.com is pleased to announce the distribution of a new BioInformant Worldwide, L.L.C. report that found a 21-fold increase (2,100%) in the companies involved in the cord blood banking industry in the past 10 years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132627 BioInformant's latest report, "Complete 2013-14 U.S. Cord Blood Banking Industry Report," explores...

2014-08-21 00:20:23

OXFORD, England, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The next generation battery technology company, OXIS Energy Ltd, has delivered the third phase of a research programme to improve its Lithium Sulfur cells for Lincad Ltd and the UK MOD. The project is part of a wider Dstl (Defence Science and Technology Laboratory) research programme. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130612/621367-b ) In Phase 3 OXIS has developed an advanced prototype cell and...

2014-08-20 23:13:34

The new research is not chiropractic research, but comes from the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association. After their research was completed, these groups issued a statement that twists their own research findings to make it sound damaging to chiropractic by omitting key pieces of information, and claiming they miscalculated some of the statistics which skewed their numbers. Wood River, Il (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 For decades it has been a common statement of the...

2014-08-20 23:13:33

Midtown Dentistry in Houston, Texas, is pleased to announce it is now an amalgam-free dental office. All patients with cavities, or with old fillings that need replacing, will benefit from the very latest white fillings that can safely repair and restore teeth. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Midtown Dentistry in Houston, Texas, is pleased to announce it is now an amalgam-free dental office. All patients with cavities, or with old fillings that need replacing, will benefit from the very latest...

2014-08-20 23:13:27

As moms and dads prepare their children to go back to school, and for themselves to return to the normal routine of dropping their little ones off at daycare with supplies and snacks in tow, Kristen Yarker, MSc, RD encourages them to use the opportunity to implement a new nutritional standard for their kids’ snack time. Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 As moms and dads prepare their children to go back to school, and for themselves to return to the normal routine of dropping their...

2014-08-20 23:13:03

Kirby Lester's KL1 tablet counter for pharma manufacturing QC reduced quality control (QC) time by 50% and increased counting accuracy for an international contract pharmaceutical packager. Lake Forest, IL (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Kirby Lester, LLC, a leading counting technology provider, announced its best-selling KL1 tablet counter reduced quality control (QC) time by 50% and increased counting accuracy for an international contract pharmaceutical packager. The KL1 was the subject of...

2014-08-20 23:13:01

Dr. Joseph Nemeth provides a proven program to permanently eliminate chronic bad breath. The program has a 98% success rate and can help freshen breath for a lifetime. Metro Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The awkward, distracting situation of having a close conversation with somebody who has a foul smelling mouth is something most people have experienced at one point or another. Bad breath can be the ultimate deal breaker and can be unpleasant for both the person who has it and...

2014-08-20 23:12:49

Fertility Centers of New England Receives Prestigious Fertility Clinic Designation for 2014 Reading, MA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The Fertility Centers of New England is proud to announce its designation as an Aetna Institute of Excellence™ Infertility Clinic for Assisted Reproductive Technology services for the second consecutive year. Aetna makes information about the quality and cost of health care services available to its members to help them make informed decisions about their...


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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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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