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2014-08-30 23:00:19

The Zensah® Compression Elbow Sleeve has become a best-seller within tennis and golf. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Zensah®, the leader in compression technology and comfort, has seen their compression elbow sleeve emerge as a best-seller within golf and tennis. Golfers and tennis players are able to get back to the activities they enjoy most by using the compression elbow sleeve to help treat elbow tendonitis pain. Golfer's elbow is a condition that causes pain on the...

2014-08-30 12:21:03

Phase II feasibility trial provides first randomized sham-controlled data using vagus nerve stimulation to treat heart failure MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific has released the primary endpoint results from its NEural Cardiac TherApy foR Heart Failure (NECTAR-HF) clinical trial, the first and only randomized sham-controlled clinical trial investigating vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) for the treatment of heart failure patients. Faiez Zannad, M.D.,...

2014-08-30 08:21:04

Expo to also feature Assistive Tech, Adaptive Vehicles, CEU Training, Sports, Dancing and Latest Products for People with Disabilities BOSTON, Aug. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To commemorate the upcoming 25(th) anniversary of the historic passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA25), the long-anticipated ADA Legacy Tour will make a stop at Abilities Expo Boston on September 5-7, 2014 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Hall C. Admission is free and Expo hours...

2014-08-30 08:20:46

TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Special Olympics Canada and JYSK have again joined forces to raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics programs across Canada. From August 30 to September 30, 2014, JYSK customers will be able to make in-store donations during this year's Champions Start at Home campaign. Now in their 10(th) year of support, JYSK will promote the importance of Special Olympics programs for individuals with an intellectual disability in communities throughout Canada....

2014-08-29 23:12:11

AlignLife and Hy-Vee to Host Community Workshop on Adrenal Fatigue Peoria, Illinois (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Fifty percent of adults who seek medical treatment complain of feeling tired all the time, twenty percent of Americans claim to have fatigue that is intense enough to interfere with their daily life. Adrenal Fatigue is the most common yet overlooked cause of fatigue especially if you have more of the classic symptoms. Tasks that were once a breeze are now overwhelming, irritation...

2014-08-29 23:11:57

Career Step has released a new video designed to help students and career seekers explore the opportunities available in the medical coding and billing field. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has released a new video designed to help students and career seekers explore the opportunities available in the medical coding and billing field. The video details what medical coders and billers do, what the...

2014-08-29 23:11:19

In an upcoming workshop for health professionals in September, Toronto doctors Lynda and Michael Thompson will share their expertise in the field of neurofeedback. The use of neurofeedback has gained in popularity in recent years and in 2012 the American Academy of Pediatrics rated it as a level 1 treatment for ADHD. London, England (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 From Sept. 29-Oct. 3, 2014, Drs. Lynda and Michael Thompson will be presenting a workshop on Neurofeedback Fundamentals in beautiful...

2014-08-29 23:10:22

Clear Choice Dental Group is hosting a grand opening at its newest location at 422 5th Avenue Park Slope Brooklyn from noon to 3pm, Saturday, August 30th. There will be prizes and giveaways. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Walk in. Smile out. Clear Choice Dental Group's newest location in Park Slope at 422 5th Avenue, next door to CityMD/Premier Care Urgent Care is hosting an Open House Saturday August 30 from Noon to 3pm. There will be Prizes and Giveaways. The public is...

2014-08-29 23:10:20

Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey offers Hospice volunteer training in Morristown. Morristown, N.J. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) Hospice volunteers play an important role delivering comfort and companionship to terminally-ill patients and their families. As the number of those aging at home continues to grow and their needs expand, the VNA offers this free training program to encourage volunteer participation. The next...

2014-08-29 23:09:48

The Mesothelioma Victims Center will be open Labor Day with all of their resources including instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation attorneys, treatment options suggestions for this rare form of cancer, and suggestions for family members on how best to help their loved one, who has been diagnosed with this rare form of malignant form of cancer. For more information a diagnosed victim, or their family members can call the Mesothelioma Victims Center...


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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