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2014-10-17 23:04:38

Hudson Valley fitness boot camp is on a mission to raise funds for breast cancer research. Hudson Valley, NY (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Hudson Valley Fit Body Boot Camp, a fitness boot camp located in New Windsor, has launched a variety of events and fundraising efforts to raise awareness, celebrate survival and help raise needed research funds. The fundraising events started with a 14-Day Fat Furnace Program offered at 50% off the normal fitness...

2014-10-17 23:04:35

Assurex Health and CAMH have been awarded a $6 Million Grant from Genome Canada to study the benefits of genetic testing to guide mental health medication decisions; schizophrenia patients are included for the first time in a study of this type. Mason, OH (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Assurex Health and Canada’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) today announced they have received a $6 million grant from Genome Canada, an agency of the Canadian government, to study the benefits of...

2014-10-17 23:04:14

Top marketplace for toxin-free everyday products embraces Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but alerts consumers to marketing Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a big deal at True Goods. The disease still affects far too many women, research needs more investment, treatment options must continue to expand, and it is important for the medical establishment to keep exploring prevention strategies. All of this resonates profoundly at True Goods, where...

2014-10-17 23:03:14

Company officials available to comment on work being done to ensure safe hospital facilities where Ebola patients are treated. Horsham, PA (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Bioquell, provider of germ-eliminating robots and services, is being called upon by health facilities around the world to decontaminate locations where Ebola-infected and exposed patients are being treated. Among the many places the hydrogen peroxide vapor technology is being used includes Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital...

2014-10-17 23:03:13

Retailers Offer 0% APR for up to 36 Months Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Before the chill of winter sets in, Dimension One Spas retailers across the country are offering 0% financing for up to 36 months on all spa models from October 17th-27th. Please visit http://www.d1spas.com/financing for more information and to apply. As the industry leader in hydrotherapy, Dimension One Spas offers a wide variety of portable hot tubs with exclusive features at your fingertips including...

2014-10-17 23:02:58

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Osteoporosis & Osteoarthritis – Pipeline Review, H2 2014” to its store. The report provides an overview of the Osteoporosis’s and Osteoarthritis’s therapeutic pipeline. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Osteoarthritis & Osteoporosis, complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route...

2014-10-17 23:02:42

The North American Knowledge-Based/Evidence-Based Clinical Decision Support System (CDSS) market is highly driven by favorable government initiatives to better streamline the healthcare solutions and reduce the healthcare costs http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-knowledge-based-evidence-based-cdss-7576570691.html (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 The North American Knowledge-based/Evidence-based Clinical Decision Support System (CDSS) market report defines and segments the...

2014-10-17 23:02:09

A California man filed a class action lawsuit against Immunex and Caremark CVS alleging that the pharmacy fails to properly refrigerate best-selling drug Enbrel when filling a mail order Caremark prescription. As a result, thousands of seniors and disabled persons may be using Enbrel that, based on the manufacturer’s own guidelines, should not be used and should be discarded immediately; the plaintiff further alleges that the unapproved Enbrel is ineffective in treating his arthritis...

2014-10-17 23:02:04

Employees from Omega Protein Corporation’s Houston headquarters volunteered to support the Houston Food Bank yesterday, sorting, inspecting, and repackaging food donations to feed those most in need in Southeast Texas communities. The partnership reflects Omega Protein’s commitment to serving its communities, and is helping to eliminate record rates of child food insecurity in Texas. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Thursday marked an important day of service for employees at...

2014-10-17 23:01:57

The 24-week study of the popular Dukan Diet showed significant weight loss results New York, NY (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 During the 55th Annual American College of Nutrition Conference on October 16 in San Antonio, Dr. Jay Udani, CEO of Medicus Research LLC and Medical Director of Northridge Hospital Integrative Medicine Program, presented the final results from a recent study on the popular Dukan Diet. The study, which was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of the Dukan Diet’s...


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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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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.