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2015-05-19 23:10:18

Leaders Recognized at Annual Patient Experience Summit Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) May 19, 2015 The Association for Patient Experience (AfPE) is proud to

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For 6 weeks, Omega3 Innovations measured middle school students’ taste preference, focus, and academic performance in response to eating

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Diet Doc works continuously to bring the most effective and innovative diet products to their clients and now introduces Sleep Support, enabling patients to enjoy better sleep leading to improved

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RTMS’ TranSights™ Delivers Predictive, Data-driven Analytics and Insights to Skilled Nursing Facilities Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 19, 2015 Real

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Two new studies conducted in Asia suggest that a tumor suppressor called p16 may have a role to play in helping doctors tell the difference between mesothelioma and similar conditions.

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Survey reveals the need for a Parkinson’s disease organization that focuses on a grassroots voice and the consolidation of resources.

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Fundraising for the Angelman Syndrome Foundation (ASF) National Walk continues until the $1.25 million fundraising goal is achieved.

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Nationally touring exhibit on health and wellness opens in Boston on May 23 Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 19, 2015 Children’s health matters.

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New results from the National Health and Wellness Survey show that although overall impairment is 15 percent for the U.S.

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New partnership will provide leading training solutions for developmental disabilities organizations and professionals. Cary, NC (PRWEB) May 19, 2015


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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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chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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