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2014-10-24 23:05:10

People throughout the country are recognizing the need to improve their health through weight loss and have turned to Diet Doc’s medical weight loss programs and healthy Paleo diet recipes for safe and fast weight loss results Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Research clearly indicates that it is our modern diet, filled with refined, processed, fatty and sugar laden foods, that is liable for countless diseases in America, including diabetes, heart disease, some cancers, depression,...

2014-10-24 23:05:01

New line of air purifiers eliminates up to 99.7% of viruses and air pollutants with exclusive Samsung SPi technology Billerica, MA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 With cold and flu season fast approaching, a revolutionary new air purification technology has come to market—one that for the first time proactively and efficiently cleans the air with disinfecting ions. Virus Zero (http://www.viruszero.com) neutralizes up to 99.7% of viruses, bacteria and other harmful contaminants using exclusive,...

2014-10-24 23:04:12

Latest fitness boot camp 6-week transformation challenge starts October 27 and a few spots are still available. Kennesaw, GA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Kennesaw’s premier fitness boot camp, Kennesaw Fit Body Boot Camp, is famous locally for their demanding but extremely effective body transformation challenges. The challenges, which include six weeks of nutritional guidance and unlimited workouts, have become high-demand events. The fitness boot camp will begin its latest 6-week challenge...

2014-10-24 23:03:19

According to new report from BCC Research, the U.S. market for advanced municipal water treatment technologies is expected to reach over $3.2 billion in 2019 and register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.4% for the five-year period of 2014 to 2019. Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, Advanced Technologies for Municipal Water Treatment, the U.S. market for advanced municipal water treatment technologies is...

2014-10-24 23:02:18

Ozshoppe, the leading health and wellness portal in Australia will be expanding aggressively in the coming weeks to offer more and better services for its members. Melbourne, Victoria (PRWEB) October 25, 2014 Since its establishment, Ozshoppe has become the preferred platform that provides a broad and comprehensive range of health-related resources. Today, it is the portal that most people would visit to find out about the latest developments and current resources concerning health and...

2014-10-24 23:01:08

Responding to the nursing education community’s need for specific recommendations in dealing with Ebola and other dire infectious diseases, the NLN has built a web-based resource for nurse educators, administrators, and students. A free live FAQ webinar is scheduled for Thursday, October 30, 1:00 - 2:00 pm ET. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Responding to the nursing education community’s need for specific recommendations in dealing with Ebola and other dire infectious...

2014-10-24 16:26:03

Statement by Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Mental Health America joins America in mourning the loss of those killed in the tragic shooting in Marysville, Washington. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims and hope for the full recovery of those who were injured and everyone who is affected by this horrific event. "At this point, we do not know the motivation behind this tragic and senseless act....

2014-10-24 16:26:01

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by C. Duane Dauner, President, California Hospital Association: "The California Hospital Association applauds the leadership of Governor Jerry Brown and his Administration to ensure that patients and the health care workforce are protected and that hospitals are prepared to respond if an Ebola case occurs in California. The designation of UC Hospitals to receive and treat patients is...

2014-10-24 16:25:53

DUBLIN, October 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wdq92g/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Acne Medication Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wdq92g/global_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global and Chinese Acne Medication Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on...

2014-10-24 16:25:49

Coordinated Strategy Focuses on Preparedness, Protection and Patients ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) announced today that hospitals and health systems from around the state have developed a coordinated strategy to care for Ebola patients in Minnesota. Under the plan, all hospitals in the state will continue to be prepared to detect, isolate and initially care for suspected Ebola patients. Should a case of Ebola be identified,...


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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