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This June, the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine will host a webinar and a class on Classical Chinese Medicine. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May
California’s lieutenant governor addresses Western University of Health Sciences’ 2015 graduates. Pasadena, Calif.
OAKLAND, Calif., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) were this week awarded a grant of nearly
DENVER, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Anorexia Nervosa has the highest mortality rate of any mental illness.
Results Lead To Crucial Decision from Federal Agency BALTIMORE, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a result of research performed by scientists at the University of Maryland School
TORONTO, May 22 2015 /CNW/ - The Taskforce representing Canada's living victims of Thalidomide are very appreciative of all the hard work that the Minister and Health Canada have put into this
OTTAWA, May 22, 2015 /CNW/ - More than fifty years ago, Thalidomide was approved by Health Canada and prescribed to treat morning sickness in expectant mothers.
Many people with this form of arthritis develop foot or ankle symptoms ROSEMONT, Ill., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you've been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA),
New investments will improve services in mental health and chronic disease management WHITEHORSE, May 22, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister
Drink up! Experts say that drinking two to three cups of coffee per day could reduce the likelihood that a man will suffer from erectile dysfunction.
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...
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 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, 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 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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