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Easter Seals' Many Faces of Caregiving Study Reinforces Need for Education, Resources and Services CHICAGO, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ready or not! This familiar childhood

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The recently implemented GAIN Act is expected to lure companies back into R&D as well as attract new participants, finds Frost & Sullivan LONDON, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The

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Appointments come after thorough review of complete marketing audit and realignment of key objectives PITTSBURGH, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

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Funded by a $120,000 MGM Resorts donation, the partnership will support job placement while offering on-the-job support LAS VEGAS, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on its commitment

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WASHINGTON, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, who were exposed to asbestos at an oil refinery, to visit them at

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A five-year-old company in Park City, Utah, believes it has the answer to rehydrating patients before, during and after hospitalization. OGWA Corp.

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North American Seminars is a national Provider of Continuing Medical Education for Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) March

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Hands On HealthCare Massage Therapy and Wellness Day Spa announces its participation in Spa Week, which will take

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Free books will inspire and empower parents toward healthful steps for child and family. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 30, 2015 Cutting-edge doctors

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The new relationship aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB)


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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
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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