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2014-04-18 23:04:49

Supporting its mission for Healthier Practices and Healthier Patients, SmartPractice donated $33,000 to the American Dental Association’s Give Kids A Smile on April 11. The annual SmartScramble Charity Golf Tournament attracts dentists, dental supplies vendors and golf enthusiasts to join SmartPractice in raising money to provide dental care for underserved children. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 The 13th Annual SmartScramble Charity Golf Tournament by SmartPractice® attracted...

2014-04-18 23:04:47

ReportsnReports.com adds Typhoid Fever - Pipeline Review, H1 2014 and Yellow Fever - Pipeline Review, H1 2014 market research reports to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 These Typhoid Fever and Yellow Fever Pipeline Review H1 2014 reports provide comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Typhoid and Yellow Fever, complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration...

2014-04-18 23:04:34

Visiting Angels, a national private duty network of home care agencies, has selected the Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed) as a preferred vendor to host and deliver Visiting Angels Dementia Care certification training using its proprietary learning management system. In addition to the specialty certification program, the preferred vendor relationship with IPCed will enable Visiting Angels to make cost-effective state compliance training opportunities available to franchise...

2014-04-18 23:04:22

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports on "HIV Therapeutics Market To 2019" Industry Analysis and Overview. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/193009 (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 The leading business intelligence provider GBI Research has released its latest research report, entitled “HIV Therapeutics Market to 2019 – Limited Pipeline Efficacy Improvement, Patent Expirations and Stringent Healthcare Spending to Suppress...

2014-04-18 23:03:55

Northridge Dental Group is now offering a referral contest with amazing prizes. Northridge, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Northridge dentists Dr. Ariz and Dr. Arami at Northridge Dental Group are happy to announce their Spring Referral Contest. The contest runs from April 1, 2014 through June 30, 2014. Each patient referral can count towards the contest. Patients who refer four or more new patients will qualify for the grand prize, which includes a special weekend for two in Las Vegas during...

2014-04-18 23:03:36

Goal to Lower 80% Incidence of Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Sleep Apnea Treatment Centers of America (SATCOA) will commemorate Sleep Apnea Awareness Day by wearing pajamas to work. This health observance day is Friday, April 18. With this event, the company’s goal is to raise awareness about obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Currently, it is estimated that 80 percent of people with OSA are walking around unaware that they have the condition. OSA is defined...

2014-04-18 23:02:54

Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a California woman who alleges that her Mirena IUD perforated her uterus, forcing her to undergo surgery to remove the contraceptive device. The lawsuit alleges that Bayer was negligent with regards to Mirena, and points out that the label does not warn about the risk of spontaneous migration or perforation. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured...

2014-04-18 23:02:16

Over 70 handbags have been donated to benefit The Children’s Auxiliary of Visiting Nurse Association Health Group. The “Power of the Purse” Ladies’ Night Out will be held on Thursday May 1st from 6:30pm-10:00pm at the Riverhouse at Rumson Country Club. Red Bank, NJ (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Over 70 handbags have been donated to benefit The Children’s Auxiliary of Visiting Nurse Association Health Group. The “Power of the Purse” Ladies’ Night Out will be held on Thursday May...

2014-04-18 23:02:08

The new state dental practice act database makes it easy to locate each state’s dental practice act. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 The Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB) and the American Association of Dental Boards (AADB) collaborated to introduce a new resource for AADB members and state regulators. The new state dental practice act database makes it easy to locate each state’s dental practice act and dental board administrative rules and regulations. The database...

2014-04-18 23:01:45

Dr. Steven R Gerst is an innovator in the field of Health Informatics, a field that is setting new standards in healthcare. Learn more at: http://www.stevenrgerst.com. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Healthcare in the United States is on the verge of a major shift. The latest advancements in research and technology provide the potential to increase patient longevity, and streamline the practice of medicine. The Affordable Care Act's goal is to cut costs by making health...


Latest Health Reference Libraries

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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