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2014-07-28 23:09:37

The launch of Positivesingles.dating in 2001 marked the advent of the new niche in the online dating domain. The site recently published an article on how to date with herpes that aims to educate people with what herpes is and how they can continue to have a normal love life. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Medical expert Steve, who has spend over a decade counseling people with STDs said in an exclusive interview with us, “I have met many people in the last few months who have given up on...

2014-07-28 23:09:22

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the Illinois Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (IAMFT). This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to IAMFT members, adding...

2014-07-28 23:09:19

To commemorate World Hepatitis Day which occurs every July 28, the Editorial Board of Living with a Disability magazine has published a new article that focuses on disabling digestive disorders. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 To commemorate World Hepatitis Day which occurs every July 28, the Editorial Board of Living with a Disability magazine has published a new article that focuses on disabling digestive disorders that include hepatitis, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, inflammatory...

2014-07-28 23:09:01

"Puswhisperer" is a compilation of clinical tales from an Oregon infectious disease specialist. Revised and edited for a lay audience, the book will be released in November by Bitingduck Press and is available starting today for pre-release reviews. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Mark Crislip, MD has been practicing Infectious Disease (ID) for over 23 years in the Pacific Northwest. Inspired by all that microbes had to offer, from beer and waffles to fever and death, he...

2014-07-28 23:08:12

Individuals struggling with chronic illnesses may find a valuable resource in an article recently released by Community Health Center of Snohomish County. The article explains the purpose and strategies of chronic disease management. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Community Health Center of Snohomish County (CHC), a non-profit provider of primary medical, dental, and pharmacy services, has released an article designed to educate patients about the opportunity for chronic disease management....

2014-07-28 23:07:38

Japanese researchers report good results with a new, more sensitive test for a key mesothelioma biomarker. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Scientists in Japan have completed initial tests of what they say is an improved blood test for the asbestos cancer mesothelioma. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the new research. Click here to read it now. Researchers in the Department of Respiratory Medicine at Tokyo’s Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine say a new...

2014-07-28 23:06:57

Glidewell Laboratories thanks dentists for helping BruxZir become the most recognized brand of monolithic zirconia. Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Glidewell Laboratories announced today that BruxZir® Solid Zirconia crowns and bridges have successfully passed the five-year mark in clinical usage, and have reached this important milestone with over 5 million units prescribed by US dentists. Even as BruxZir Solid Zirconia passed the one-year and two-year marks with good...

2014-07-28 23:06:38

The efficiency of the ETS-UV system makes it ideal for water reuse applications. Coventry, RI (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Neptune Benson has announced that its closed vessel ETS-UV system has received conditional acceptance from the California State Water Resources Control Board. The unit approved is an 800-watt, low pressure, high output, closed vessel UV system designed for high level reuse water disinfection. The family of ETS-UV systems was rigorously third party tested at a wastewater...

2014-07-28 23:05:57

As the federal government works on creating a solution that minimizes over-prescribing of prescription drugs, Novus works to support victims of drug abuse with comprehensive rehabilitation. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Termed by the Michigan Osteopathic Association as “a silent killer,” prescription drug abuse causes more fatal overdoses than heroin and cocaine combined, and takes more than 16,500 lives a year. (1) Those who are particularly vulnerable to succumbing to...

2014-07-28 23:05:55

Northridge dentist, Dr. Ariz, is currently offering new patients a $100 coupon to use toward dental treatments. Northridge, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Top Northridge dentist, Dr. Farshid Ariz, is now offering a $100 coupon for new patients. Finding a new dentist can be an intimidating experience. Many people struggle with dental anxiety or dental issues that have gone untreated and worry about how they will connect with a new dental care provider. Dr. Ariz specializes in patients with...


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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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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