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2014-09-16 23:11:49

SIMULATIONiQ™ CaseMaster™, is a cloud-based subscription system that enables learners to practice on virtual patients from anywhere, at any time, and on any device to master clinical skills. Exton, PA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 In partnership with Drexel University College of Medicine, Education Management Solutions (EMS), the leader in clinical simulation management solutions, today launched SIMULATIONiQ™ CaseMaster™, a cloud-based subscription system that enables learners to...

2014-09-16 23:11:40

Achieve Clinical Research is looking for adults who have never have not been vaccinated for pneumonia within the last year to take part in this new clinical study. Applicants should be at least 18 years old in order to qualify for a clinical trial here in Birmingham. Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 *To find out more about this pneumonia vaccine clinical trial in Birmingham, AL, visit Achieve Clinical Research on the web...

2014-09-16 23:11:36

ADW Diabetes has teamed up with the Durham Diabetes Coalition by donating hundreds of blood glucose meters and other diabetes testing supplies to people in the local Durham area that do not have the resources to get these much needed supplies to maintain their health. Pompano Beach, FL. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 ADW Diabetes has teamed up with the Durham Diabetes Coalition by donating hundreds of blood glucose meters and other diabetes testing supplies to people in the local Durham area...

2014-09-16 23:11:29

Despite a lack of public funding, specialized vocational school starts its fourth year as a model for educating the nation’s 750,000 young people with autism about to age out of the public school system. Sherman Oaks, California (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Defying the statistical odds, and with public funding virtually nonexistent for such programs, Exceptional Minds begins its fourth academic year as the first vocational school of its kind for young adults with autism. Twenty-seven...

2014-09-16 23:11:15

Texas A&M Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences student Therese Gavin takes top honors in Diamondback Drugs annual essay contest. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Recognizing the role of today’s veterinary students in shaping the future of the field, Scottsdale, Arizona’s Diamondback Drugs developed the Max Memorial Essay Competition. This year, the winner of the essay contest is Therese Gavin, a student at Texas A&M’s school of Veterinary Medicine and...

2014-09-16 23:11:12

Oxnard dentist and international lecturer Dr. Saj Jivraj, founder of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Oxnard and Woodland Hills, Calif., is presenting at the Spectrum Day Vancouver conference this weekend. Dr. Jivraj, an expert in teeth restoration and replacement, will speak about All-on-4™ dental implants in his presentation “Clinical and Laboratory Aspects of Graft Less Solutions,” which he will deliver at 12:40 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Empire Landmark Hotel &...

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...


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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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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