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2014-11-19 23:04:48

This morning MMS Analytics, Inc., the newest company spawned from the New England Innovation Center, announced the launch of MyMedicalShopper, its highly anticipated new healthcare price transparency

2014-11-19 23:04:40

Platform empowers healthcare professionals to deploy their best practices across institutions with ease and in a patient­-friendly interface; Provides real­-time data that gives healthcare

2014-11-19 23:04:24

Former US National Coordinator for Health Information Technology joins Award-Winning Health IT Company to show how to keep patients engaged. Rockville, Maryland

2014-11-19 23:04:18

Joseph Killian has been chosen by the board of Hospice of St. Francis to become the organization’s Chief Executive Officer, effective December 1, 2014.

2014-11-19 23:04:02

Retirement communities throughout North Carolina and Virginia prepare for National Memory Screening Day. Appointments for screenings are preferred at each location.

2014-11-19 23:03:47

Today, XC Spa announces its new products, which are offered at discounted prices until Dec 15, 2014. (PRWEB) November 20, 2014 XC Spa is a famous spa

2014-11-19 23:02:25

ReportsnReports.com adds Opportunity Analyzer Celiac Disease - Opportunity Analysis and Forecast to 2018 to its store.

2014-11-19 23:01:42

The Mayhem dietary supplement, marketed to body builders, was found to contain both an antihistamine and a corticosteroid, making the product an undeclared medication. Port

2014-11-19 23:01:26

Researchmoz.us added the new report on Global mHealth (Mobile Healthcare) Bible 2015 - 2020 : Worldwide Market size, share, analysis and focus in the huge database of researchmozVisit:


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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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