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2014-08-27 23:02:48

Dr. Stewart Shofner realizes nearly half of those with glaucoma are not aware that they have the disease. To help patients understand the facts, Dr. Shofner debunks the top five myths about glaucoma. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Dr. Stewart Shofner and Dr. Kevin Johnson of Shofner Vision Center see multitudes of patients suffering from impaired vision. Some of the most common treatments are LASIK and Cataract vision correction surgery. Recently, Dr. Shofner has noticed a...

2014-08-27 23:02:42

NovoTTF™-100A System Offers Novel, Non-Invasive Treatment in Fight Against an Aggressive Type of Brain Cancer Morristown,NJ (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 ANS is pleased to announce the availability of NovoTTF-100A System, a ground breaking anti-cancer therapy for the treatment of recurrent glioblastoma (GBM). Experts at ANS are now certified to prescribe this new medical therapy and will begin extending this new treatment option for recurrent GBM patients starting immediately. NovoTTF™...

2014-08-27 23:02:28

A Black Book survey of nearly 1,000 hospital executives and clinical leaders probed emergency preparedness and infectious disaster resource capabilities including technology and services. The resulting responses uncovered ten common yet precarious situations that collectively restrict nearly all U.S. hospitals regardless of size or location to efficaciously diagnose, isolate and treat even a single Ebola patient while protecting its workforce and other patients. New York, NY (PRWEB) August...

2014-08-27 23:01:44

PHA has endorsed the American College of Chest Physicians guidelines for the management and treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension in adults. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The American College of Chest Physicians(CHEST) recently released guidelines for the management and treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in adults, Pharmacological Therapy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Adults: CHEST Guideline, in the journal CHEST. The guidelines are free to...

2014-08-27 23:00:44

DentistSave.com launches a dental insurance alternative in Tennessee for Consumers, Businesses, and Groups. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 DentistSave.com, a national provider of cost-effective money-saving dental plans, has launched in the state of Tennessee to give Tennessee residents and consumers access to quality, affordable dental care services at reduced rates. DentistSave.com has rapidly become a leading destination for Tennessee consumers looking to save money on...

2014-08-27 23:00:40

Under Dr. Dennis’s leadership, the NLN/Chamberlain Center, one of seven comprising the NLN Home for Transformative Excellence, will expand the NLN’s advancement of its signature programming for evidence-based nursing education and the scholarship of teaching. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The National League for Nursing is pleased to announce that Betty Pierce Dennis, DrPH, MN, RN, FAAN, became the inaugural director of the NLN/Chamberlain College of Nursing Center for the...

2014-08-27 23:00:31

The Webinar will focus on enhancing clinical practice with new Vitamin D testing methods, September 11, 2014 (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 DiaSorin has announced that their new webinar, “The Clinical Utility of 1,25 Dihydroxyvitamin D,” will feature guest speaker Dr. Gregory A. Plotnikoff, a physician and researcher at Penny George Institute for Health and Healing Integrative Medicine. Dr. Plotnikoff serves as an integrative medicine physician at the Penny George Institute for Health and...

2014-08-27 23:00:26

Upcoming New York Adult Stem Cell Lecture on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at 2pm and 4pm at the City Limits Diner, at 135 Harvard Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902 New York, California (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The Manhattan Regenerative Medicine Medical Group announces a series of free public seminars on the use of adult stem cells for various degenerative and inflammatory conditions. They will be provided by Dr. Thomas A. Gionis, Surgeon-in-Chief, and, Dr. Nia M. Smyrniotis, Medical Director....

2014-08-27 23:00:25

Organization welcomes opportunity to promote its matching services while in Milan. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 National Resident Matching Program International (NRMPI) is pleased to participate in the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Conference being held at the MiCo Milano Congressi in Milan, Italy August 30 – September 3, 2014. As an exhibitor, NRMPI will meet with members of the international medical education community, share the benefits of its...

2014-08-27 20:24:46

BAODING, China, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orient Paper, Inc. (the "Company"), (NYSE MKT: ONP), a leading manufacturer and distributor of diversified paper products in North China, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with an institutional investor for a registered direct placement of $2,500,000 of shares of common stock at a price of $1.60 per share. In addition, the Company will issue to the investor warrants to purchase up to 781,250 shares of...


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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...

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...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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