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2015-03-28 16:20:51

Grand Opening of the Spine & Athlete Performance Center Today TUCSON, Ariz., March 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BODYCENTRAL PHYSICAL THERAPY holds the open house event for the Spine &

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2015-03-28 15:16:23

Everyone loves comfort food. But other than the fact that it's delicious, researchers have linked positive social situations to our affinity for the starchy foods.

2015-03-28 00:22:40

OLYMPIA, Wash., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Democrats in the House of Representatives released their budget proposal, bringing forward a $39 billion state spending plan for

2015-03-27 23:05:29

Office Accepts All Forms of Dental Insurance and Offers Financing with ConfiDent® Dental Discount Program Irvine, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2015 Smile

2015-03-27 23:04:59

SoundsLikeIBS, is a mobile health application (app) which delivers a proven behavioral management program to patients diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, an embarrassing digestive disorder.

2015-03-27 23:04:53

After selling over 2 million bottles in Europe, Rapide60 is now available to the US public for online purchase.

2015-03-27 23:04:36

Europe Computerized Physician Order Entry Market anticipates high growth encouraged with government initiatives and increasing healthcare costs.

2015-03-27 23:04:35

Everlast Climbing participated in the Minnesotans for Healthy Kids Coalition Lobby Day to voice to legislators the importance of physical education in the state’s fight against childhood obesity.

2015-03-27 23:03:46

Vitamin D testing, monitoring and supplements to be available to pregnant women at no cost San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2015 GrassrootsHealth, an

2015-03-27 23:02:54

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “CountryFocus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - US” report to its store.


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Chinese cinnamon
2014-02-10 07:07:51

Cinnamomum cassia is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Chinese cassia or Chinese cinnamon. C. cassia is a member of the family Lauraceae. It is indigenous to southern China; however the plant is widely cultivated for its aromatic bark that is turned into the common spice “cinnamon”. The plant is nurtured and grown most abundant in Asia, specifically in India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Cinnamomum cassia plants...

Indonesian Cinnamon, Cinnamomum burmannii
2014-02-07 09:31:00

Cinnamomum burmannii is a flowering tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as Indonesian Cinnamon, Padang Cassia or Korintje. C. burmannii belongs to the Lauraceae family. The plant is most commonly known for its spice; the household spice cinnamon is made from the tree’s bark. The species is found growing naturally in Southeast Asia and Indonesia, specifically in the West Sumatra and Western Jambi provinces. It prefers tropical climates, requiring wet environments....

Marfan's Syndrome
2013-07-19 15:22:33

Marfan's syndrome is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue that causes excessively tall stature and long extremities. It is carried by the gene FBN1, which encodes the connective protein fibrillin-1, and is a dominant trait. The human genetic makeup contains a pair of FBN1 genes, so because of its dominance, inheriting one affected FBN1 gene from either parent will result in Marfan's syndrome. It effects both males and females, and has no ethnic bias. It was named after Antoine Marfan,...

Cystic Fibrosis
2013-07-19 15:03:45

Cystic fibrosis, also called mucoviscidosis, is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder of the viscous secretions in the body. In turn, it effects the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestines, as well as all other exocrine glands in the body. The most common genetic mutation that causes CF is a deletion of three nucleotides that results in a loss of phenylalanine, an amino acid at the 508th position on the protein. It should be noted, however, that there are over a thousand other mutations that...

Schistosoma mansoni
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Schistosoma mansoni is a species of parasitic worm, classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum, which affects an estimated 83.31 million throughout the world. This species is the most populous of all members of its genus, occurring in fifty-four countries including areas like Africa, the Middle East, South America, and the Caribbean. This species causes intestinal schistosomiasis in humans. The mapped genome of Schistosoma mansoni and S. japonicum were published in 2009. The associated...

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cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.