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OXFORD, England, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Glide Technologies, the development company focused on solid dose formulations of therapeutics and vaccines and non-invasive

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Acuity Specialty Hospital of New Jersey celebrates by Reflecting on Its Culture of Safety ATLANTIC CITY, NJ, (PRWEB) April 22, 2015 National Patient

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El Paso Fit Body Boot Camp has challenged local residents to lose a total of 1,000 pounds during their 28-Day Meltdown Challenge.

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Armstrong Fit Body Boot Camp, an indoor fitness boot camp that specializes in weight loss and body transformations, has been nominated by the Armstrong and Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce for

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Aliments ED Foods manufacturers thousands of LUDA brand and private label dehydrated products each year in their facility certified by the Gluten-Free Certification Program. Toronto,

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AGT’s patented Health Risk Management System (HRMS) can lessen risk of Healthcare-associated Infections South Bend, Indiana (PRWEB) April 22, 2015

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The revolutionary software interface means that physicians, nurses and coders can reach an ICD-10-CM code in 5 clicks or 30 seconds versus the industry standard 15 plus clicks or 5 minutes.

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Charlotte Chiropractor Dr. Dirk Simons Creates New Web Site, Installs Magneceutical Health's Magnetic Resonance Therapy Device.

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The people of The United Methodist Church today will make a historic donation to the Global Fund with a gift of $9.6 million, the single largest contribution made by a faith organization to the


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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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