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2014-10-23 12:29:10

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Life Extension Foundation, a pioneer in supporting the latest integrative therapies and anti-aging research, provided product support for a study in conjunction with the IMIM-Hospital del Mar Research Institute, Barcelona, Spain. The resultant publication entitled, "Epigallocatechin-3-gallate, a DYRK1A inhibitor, rescues cognitive deficits in Down syndrome mouse models and in humans" was published in the...

2014-10-23 08:36:54

Results from initial months could aid other states still considering expansion ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Right out of the starting gate, Michigan's expansion of health coverage for the poor and near-poor holds lessons for other states that are still on the fence about expanding their own Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, a new analysis shows. In an article in the New England Journal of Medicine, a team of University of Michigan...

2014-10-23 08:36:49

"Take Control. Live Well." Provides Educational and Lifestyle Management Resources GLENVIEW, Ill., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Take Control. Live Well. is the message behind a new chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) campaign launched today by the CHEST Foundation of the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST). As part of National COPD Awareness Month in November, the campaign aims to encourage people with COPD to live well by adopting healthy lifestyles, working with...

2014-10-23 08:36:40

Company offers providers comprehensive ICD-10 training WAYNE, Pa., and MIAMI, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CareCloud, the leading provider of cloud-based practice management, electronic health records (EHR), and medical billing software and services, has partnered with Precyse/HealthStream to offer its clients a powerful and unique ICD-10 education program for the physician office/ambulatory market. Precyse and HealthStream have teamed together to offer a unique and comprehensive ICD-10...

2014-10-23 08:36:17

Cite Barriers to Genetic Testing, Access to New Therapies as Thwarting Progress WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when cancer drug development is at a critical juncture, accelerating the delivery of promising new treatments will depend on one critical requirement: ensuring that patients, individually and collectively, are actively involved in the cancer research and drug development process from beginning to end. This was the consensus of leading...

2014-10-23 08:36:07

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE: HLS) today announced that the Tennessee Court of Appeals has affirmed the order approving its certificate of need to build a 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Franklin, Tennessee. "We are pleased that the decision of the Health Services and Development Agency in Tennessee to approve our certificate of need application has been upheld," said HealthSouth Central Region President Barbara...

2014-10-23 08:36:04

CHENGDU, China, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (NYSE Amex: TPI), a pharmaceutical company that specializes in patented biopharmaceutical, modernized traditional Chinese medicine (mTCM), branded generics and active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) today updates that its Qionglai Facility (QLF) Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification by the China Food & Drug Administration's (CFDA) is on schedule. The Company forecasts that the QLF may receive...

2014-10-23 08:35:44

PHOENIX, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Journal of Pragmatic and Observational Research has published a study on multimodal treatment programs for OsteoArthritis of the knee. Arrowhead Health Centers of Arizona is home to the leading multimodal OsteoArthritis treatment program, offering patients an alternative to knee replacement and other invasive surgeries. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141023/153932LOGO The study found that all patients had an increase in function,...

2014-10-23 08:35:40

New savings program provides prescription discount capability within the workflow, and can promote greater adherence and improve patient outcomes CHICAGO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) has announced that it has partnered with prescription savings solutions provider ScriptSave to deploy innovative capabilities that can promote patient adherence. The program is intended to help patients, whose insurance plans do not cover certain medications or who are...

2014-10-23 08:35:34

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL), a leading provider of medication and supply management solutions and analytics software for healthcare facilities, will hold a conference call Thursday, October 30, to discuss the Company's Third Quarter 2014 financial results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120731/SF48971LOGO-a What: Omnicell Third Quarter 2014 earnings conference call and webcast When: October 30, 2014, 1:30...


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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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin