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2014-11-24 23:09:02

Diet Doc’s ketogenic diet plans are perfectly suited for the dieter who wants to learn how to lose weight over the holidays while still indulging in their favorite recipes Houston,

2014-11-24 23:08:52

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2014-11-24 23:08:26

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation will hold its 12th annual International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma from March 2nd through March 4th of 2015 in Bethesda, Maryland, on the

2014-11-24 23:08:14

sugardown® today announced its annual tips for healthy eating for Thanksgiving and the upcoming holiday season. Chestertown, Maryland (PRWEB) November 24,

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Program is designed to allow prospective students the opportunity to launch an exciting career by enrolling in the online healthcare training program of their choice for an initial payment of

2014-11-24 23:07:27

Barriers to the sharing of public health data hamper decision-making efforts on local, national and global levels, and stymie attempts to contain emerging global health threats, an international

2014-11-24 23:07:19

The world’s leading mental health watchdog, Citizens Commission on Human Rights, released a new article on the Florida State University shooter, Myron May, as being the latest in a long line

2014-11-24 23:07:11

New paper co-authored by Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute cardiovascular research scientist provides an alternate view on obesity Kansas City, Mo.

2014-11-24 23:06:38

If you're trying to lose weight, Dr. Myo Nwe stresses the necessity of having a plan built around real goals.

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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
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.