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Collaborative members include Cooper University Health Care, Inspira Health Network, Kennedy Health, Lourdes Health System, Virtua, the New Jersey Hospital Association and the Camden Coalition of Healthcare

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NEW YORK, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Hardy, PhD, a pioneer in the study of Parkinson's genetics, is the recipient of the 2015 Robert A.

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Focused interdisciplinary plans of care address holistic needs of cancer patients specific to pain management plus issues derived from varied treatments LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2015

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The health care facility implemented immediate access to certified medical interpreters throughout its hospitals and facilities SEATTLE, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/

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MOORPARK, Calif., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ForaCare has designed a new wearable watch that captures measurements from FORA Bluetooth enabled medical devices with the help of RollTech, and the

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RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Canada Pediatric Vaccines Market, Doses, Immunization (Vaccinated), Cases & Forecast" to its store. DALLAS, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This is a 7th edition

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LONDON, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EXECUTIVE SUMMARYThe report titled "Global Animal Health Market Outlook to 2018 - Increasing Meat Consumption to Spur Demand for Animal

2015-04-15 16:27:28

NEW YORK, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Kalorama Information said the market for electronic medical records and health records (EMR) reached $24.9 billion in 2014.

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2015-04-15 15:09:27

Men who turn to supplements in order to build muscle mass may unwittingly be increasing the risk that they will develop testicular cancer, especially if they started doing so before the age of 25, used more than one product or took supplements for at least three years.

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Results of American Association of Critical-Care Nurses' leadership and innovation training program underscore influence of direct care nurses ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/


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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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