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2014-10-30 23:10:46

Home Care Assistance – Halton/Peel Region (http://www.GreaterTorontoHomeCare.ca), the area’s leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, is weighing in on a recent study linking physical activity to increased brain health. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Home Care Assistance – Halton/Peel Region (http://www.GreaterTorontoHomeCare.ca), the area’s leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, is weighing in on a recent study linking physical activity to...

2014-10-30 23:10:43

GeriJoy announced today a new member of its executive team: Jim Wambach, Certified Senior Advisor, President of the Board of Foster City Village, and Founder of Sesen Elder Care. In addition to his senior care expertise, Wambach brings to GeriJoy 25 years of experience developing client solutions and business as an executive in the software industry. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Victor Wang, CEO of GeriJoy, announced, "We're very pleased to have Jim join our...

2014-10-30 23:09:59

Online site The Feed, which provides all things nutritional to athletes across the country now offers a unique maca superfood bar called REV'D®. REV'D® energy bars provide the ancient nutrition of the maca plant to fuel the worlds most incredible athletes. Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 REV'D Provision Co. announced today that REV’D® maca superfood nutrtion bars are now available through a unique service called, The Feed. The Feed is an...

2014-10-30 23:09:51

Novel Integrated Telemedicine and Teleradiology Solution Will Streamline Patient Care and Drive Healthcare Costs Down Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 USARAD Holdings Inc., a leading US Joint Commission Accredited teleradiology and specialty telemedicine solutions provider, including SecondOpinions.com®, announced today that in addition to its existing teleradiology services at Mission Bend ER, it is now adding multispecialty second opinion and expert telemedicine...

2014-10-30 23:08:38

ChartRequest, formally 5 O’Clock Records, provides a best-in-class release of information solution for healthcare providers looking to facilitate the electronic transfer of health information. In business since 2012, the cloud-based solution has expanded into 25 states and received more than 30,000 records requests from insurance companies, patients, and other healthcare providers. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 ChartRequest, formally 5 O’Clock Records, is refocusing efforts on...

2014-10-30 23:08:36

Rx Care Pharmacy is now strengthening its engagement with the community through same-day delivery of medication to homes at no cost. PALM BAY, FL. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Rx Care is strengthening its engagement with the Palm Bay residents by offering personalized services. Aware of how uncomfortable certain disease states can be, the pharmacy offers a no charge, confidential, same-day delivery of medication to homes or designated locations. Located at 1270 Malabar Rd. SE Ste 2, Palm...

2014-10-30 23:08:11

With its exclusive COSMEDERM®-7 anti-irritant technology, the new Refinity skin peels and at-home regimens are formulated for all skin types, regardless of color, tone or texture, and deliver high potency with minimal irritation or ‘downtime’ San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 High efficacy and low irritation are no longer mutually exclusive concepts in the medical-grade skin care domain: Cosmederm, the specialty biotechnology company focusing on the development of...

2014-10-30 23:08:08

Complimentary Supplements to Be Used in Conjunction with Prediabetes Treatment Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 PreDiabetes Centers, the pioneer in prediabetes treatment, is gifting PreD Store shoppers with a supply of sugardown®, a chewable dietary supplement that is taken before meals to reduce post-meal blood sugar spikes. Learning how to control blood sugar levels and boost overall health is an important part of a diabetes prevention plan. Shoppers who spend $50 or more on...

2014-10-30 23:08:00

Paramount Rx underscores important role prescription discount cards play as drug costs rise Cary, N.C. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Paramount Rx, a full-service prescription benefits manager focused on consumer-driven health care, is increasing efforts to help people save money through its innovative discount card program. As out-of-pocket expenses continue to increase for prescription drugs in the new health care system, the Paramount Rx program provides valuable savings and resources to...

2014-10-30 23:07:58

Scott Harris, founder of DeliverLean, was selected last week in Istanbul, Turkey at Endeavor Global's 55th International Selection Panel. Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Endeavor Miami announced Friday, October 24, 2014 that Scott Harris, founder of DeliverLean, is among the latest additions to its portfolio of selected Endeavor Entrepreneurs. DeliverLean was selected during Endeavor Global’s 55th International Selection Panel (“ISP”) held from October 22nd to the 24th, in...


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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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