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2015-05-27 23:02:09

Allred Dental, a San Marcos dentistry office offers a new service called dental case planning that consists of visual representation of patients' oral health issues and the best possible treatment

2015-05-27 23:01:40

BestNursingHomes.com, a national registry of five-star nursing homes, is made free to the public through a partnership with the Association of Skilled Nursing Providers (ASNP), John Sorensen,

2015-05-27 23:01:25

Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers (SSCHC), which provides clinical care and behavioral health services for Milwaukee’s vulnerable population, plans to broaden community access to both

2015-05-27 23:01:06

As SCOTUS considers the legality of tax subsidies for the Affordable Care Act, Pitt analysis provides hard data on enrollee medication use. Pittsburgh, Pa (PRWEB)

2015-05-27 23:00:53

Keratoconus treatment is a confusing issue for patients suffering from Keratoconus eye Disease.

2015-05-27 23:00:30

StatRad continues its pursuit to improve healthcare through innovation with the addition of industry leading technology executive.

2015-05-27 23:00:22

Push to Walk, a non-profit organization that provides individualized workouts and resources to people with spinal cord injuries and other forms of paralysis, partners with the Department of Physical

2015-05-27 20:23:08

CHICAGO, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent flurry of PBM mergers and acquisitions has left health plans and employer groups scrambling to identify a pharmacy benefit manager that isn't

2015-05-27 20:22:56

Xifaxan® 550 mg is the first-and-only nonsystemic antibiotic approved for the treatment of IBS-D in adults LAVAL, Quebec, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International,

2015-05-27 20:22:53

-First in class treatment for IBS-D treats hallmark symptoms of IBS-D; abdominal pain and diarrhea DUBLIN, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) announced today that


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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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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).