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2014-09-16 23:11:04

Peer-reviewed journal examines cancer and genetics in Cuba Oakland, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 MEDICC Review today announced publication of a double-issue journal on cancer and genetics in Cuba. Although the articles do not explore relationships between cancer and genetics, the two themes are intrinsically connected, since cancers begin with errors in cell division. The cancer-related articles relate to the full spectrum of cancer control, from primary prevention to treatment and...

2014-09-16 23:10:53

Mobile data collection technology innovator to discuss how to leverage technology and big data in global health WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Magpi, a leading provider of configurable, cloud-based mobile data collection and communication applications, today announced that CEO and Co-founder Dr. Joel Selanikio will speak at Health Workers Count, a cross-sector ideation session focusing on the use of technology and big data in global health held in New York City on September...

2014-09-16 23:10:28

Diet Doc’s new Emotional Eaters Diet Plans have helped people nationwide improve their health and restore their figure New York, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Emotional eaters generally turn to food, not because they are actually hungry, but for comfort during times of stress, loneliness, and frustration. These comfort foods typically consist of fatty, sugar laden treats that may provide temporary relief, but can lead to unwanted weight gain, as well as sabotaging the best laid weight...

2014-09-16 23:10:26

New Line Medical has made bulky, confusing cholesterol screening supplies a thing of the past thanks to its new product: New Line Medical Universal Cholesterol Screening Kits. Lafayette, Louisiana (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 New Line Medical is proud to announce the launch of an amazing new product for corporate wellness programs and wellness events: the New Line Medical Universal Cholesterol Screening Kit. “In the past, cholesterol screening was a big hassle for wellness events because...

2014-09-16 23:09:43

The Structured Family Caregiving model of care delivered by Caregiver Homes has received this accreditation, which recognizes service and quality that demonstrates strong performance that meets NCQA’s rigorous requirements for case management. BOSTON, MA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Caregiver Homes Network, Inc. has achieved the highest accreditation status of Case Management Accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The Structured Family Caregiving model of...

2014-09-16 23:09:34

On October 13, 2014 at 1:00PM EST, three leaders in the field of thrombosis education: Anticoagulation Forum, National Blood Clot Alliance and Clot Connect will combine their resources to present a one- hour, live webinar for patients dealing with thrombosis. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 World Thrombosis Day (WTD) represents a collective drive to increase awareness and action through educational activities for the public and health professionals. Monday October 13, 2014 will mark the first,...

2014-09-16 23:09:29

Castlewood Treatment Center staff and clients share what makes treatment at Castlewood different ST. LOUIS, MO (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 In a new video released by Castlewood Treatment Center, staff members and clients offer a glimpse into the comprehensive and caring treatment for eating disorders available at Castlewood facilities. The video uses personal interviews to highlight aspects of the dynamic program Castlewood provides. From the personal admissions interview with clients and...

2014-09-16 23:09:27

Latest Issue of Chairside Magazine, the Restorative-Dentistry-Focused Publication of Glidewell Laboratories, Is Now Available in Print and Across Multiple Digital Platforms Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Glidewell Laboratories, industry-leading provider of dental laboratory products and services, announced today that the new issue of Chairside® magazine, its restorative-dentistry-focused publication, is now available in print and online. The digital edition of the...

2014-09-16 23:09:13

Debt Consolidation USA shares in a recent article published September 15, 2014 how a healthy lifestyle can affect a person’s financial success. The article explains how a healthy outlook in life can actually help a consumer reach financial success. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Debt Consolidation USA shares in a recent article published September 15, 2014 how a healthy lifestyle can affect a person’s financial success. The article titled “2 Ways A Healthy Lifestyle Can Lead...

2014-09-16 23:09:11

One of the top rated online based personal trainer provider Your Online Personal Trainer has unveiled a brand new personal trainer system that will see clients keen on losing weight access custom and personalized diet and fitness plans from just 53p per day London, UK (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 One of the top rated online based personal trainer provider Your Online Personal Trainer has unveiled a brand new personal trainer system that will see clients keen on losing weight access custom...


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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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'