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2014-08-19 23:11:42

EnergyFirst adds 7 Natural Laws and its rBGH-, hormone- and antibiotic-free whey proteins to its product lineup. Manhattan Beach, Calif. (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 EnergyFirst, manufacturer of high quality health supplements, acquires health and wellness company 7 Natural Laws. 7 Natural Laws, the manufacturer of "The Natural Whey Protein Powder" which is free of rBGH, hormones and antibiotics and sourced from grass-fed cows, also publishes a guidebook outlining its program for...

2014-08-19 23:11:33

Commercialization leadership from CIMIT helps PharmaChk receive prestigious $2M Transition-to-Scale Grant from the Saving Lives at Birth Partnership for continued development and scaling of a novel device to detect counterfeit and substandard drugs. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 CIMIT, the Consortia for Improving Medicine with Innovation & Technology, is proud to have facilitated Boston University’s PharmaChk team (http://www.bu.edu/phpbin/news-cms/news/?dept=666&id=61726)...

2014-08-19 23:11:19

Rodents infiltrate human homes seeking shelter from the elements but these wild animals can bring deadly diseases with them. Atticare, insulation contractors in New Jersey, announced today a new deal designed to help. Secaucus, NJ (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 When the air begins to get colder, animals start their preparations for winter. Bears begin eating for hibernation, birds begin their long migrations south, and rodents search for shelter. Unfortunately for humans, rodents often find...

2014-08-19 23:11:15

Breast Cancer Survivor Charity, Send Me On Vacation, is proud to announce that it will be collaborating with a JetBlue Airlines, the Roosevelt Hotel, Zappos, Anejo Tequileria, Diamond Resorts International and Club Med in order to “Jet Pink” across America for Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Send Me On Vacation is a 501 (c)(3) charity with the mission of sending breast cancer survivors on vacations to rejuvenate their body, mind...

2014-08-19 23:10:28

A new article released on the site Vinamy.com entitled ‘Getting the Perfect Body Through the “Miranda Kerr Diet”: Three Easy Steps to Looking like a Supermodel ‘ shows a complete variety of food choices which people can incorporate into their everyday diets to achieve a body like a supermodel. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Miranda Kerr is one of the most popular commercial models in the world because of how she maintains a perfectly beautiful body. However, it is through...

2014-08-19 23:09:50

Dr. Mamaly Reshad, an internationally known prosthodontist from the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Ventura County, Calif., is speaking next month at the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics (CARDP) annual Scientific Meeting in Montreal. Dr. Reshad will present “Resection Versus Augmentation: Esthetic Implant Supported Maxillary Prostheses” at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19. Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Dr. Mamaly Reshad, an internationally known...

2014-08-19 23:08:52

Partnership to Advance Veteran Employment in the Private and Public Sector Washington DC (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Easter Seals Dixon Center and the Institute for Veterans and Military at Syracuse University (IVMF) are collaborating to advance veterans employment in the private and public sector. The new partnership, announced today, is anticipated to reach more than 5,000 veterans and their families over the next 12 months. Through the partnership, Easter Seals Dixon Center will provide...

2014-08-19 23:08:02

Castlewood Treatment Center for Eating Disorders hosts facility tour and continuing education seminar for attendees of NCAD 2014. St. Loius, MO (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Castlewood Treatment Center for Eating Disorders is proud to support the 2014 National Conference on Addiction Disorders and Behavioral Healthcare Leadership Summit by being a treatment center tour sponsor. As part of the sponsorship, Castlewood Treatment Center is hosting a tour of its St. Louis facility and leading a...

2014-08-19 23:07:39

The Austin Chapter of the Health Information Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) elects OnRamp's Joshua Berman to the Board of Directors. Serving as a trusted advisor on the board, Berman will leverage his years of experience in the IT industry, producing and executing integrated marketing communications strategies designed to reach IT professionals in the technology, healthcare, and financial sectors to assist the group in furthering its goals. AUSTIN, TX (PRWEB) August 19, 2014...

2014-08-19 23:06:59

Clarity builds online interface and provides affiliated patient safety services for a new patient safety initiative in radiation oncology care. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Clarity Group and Clarity PSO, an operating division of Clarity Group, are proud to announce that the company has been selected by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) for a key role in the development and launch of RO-ILS: Radiation...


Latest Health Reference Libraries

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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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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