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2015-05-27 16:27:16

DUBLIN, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pjjddf/us_cancer_vaccine) has announced the addition of the "US Cancer

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WASHINGTON, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when new cases of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are rising and HIV rates have reached epidemic levels in some rural communities, the

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Commonwealth actuary tallies $723,900 in 2014 cost savings NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An innovative move to improve access to primary care services for

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First New Medical Device Approved for Obesity in More Than a Decade LONE TREE, Colo., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr.

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Second annual Canada wide search recognizes best arthritis practices in the workplace VANCOUVER, May 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Canadian employers, working with their private health insurers,

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DUBLIN, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l633xp/molecular)

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BRUSSELS, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, and Deb, a global leader in occupational skin care products, have announced a partnership to market a

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BRIDGEWATER, N.J., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In March 2015, the Department of Health conducted their annual inspection at Bridgeway Care and Rehabilitation Center in Bridgewater.


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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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chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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