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CHICAGO, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Dental Association (ADA) this week released
A house call can be the perfect solution when illnesses arise at exactly the wrong time, says Michael Farzam, M.D., of House Call Doctor Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/
WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Baby's First Test is pleased to announce the relaunch of both its English and Spanish language sites (
Congressional briefing highlights policy and program recommendations indicating the need to remove barriers to proper treatment, improve access to care and increase participation of women in medical
Lightspeed Valet transforms the unreasonable and unacceptable burden on surgeons to micro-dictate or micro-notate to meet ICD-10 requirements. BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/
The Congressman was recognized for his leadership in pushing medical research and innovation as a top federal priority WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman
Industry's Most Advanced Test for Autoimmune CTD Achieves 50,000 Orders ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Exagen Diagnostics, Inc., a commercial-stage diagnostics company
PFF Summit 2015: From Bench to Bedside will take place November 12-14 in Washington, D.C. CHICAGO, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) announced
Poster shows need for increased vigilance for mild-risk patients who had the lowest turn compliance and high HAPU incidence rate PLEASANTON, Calif., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
FORT WORTH, Texas, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The pharmacy information systems market is estimated to grow to around $3,876.3 million by 2019, growing at a CAGR of
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...
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 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, 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 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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