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2014-10-20 23:07:27

Seniorlink Inc., parent company of Caregiver Homes Network, Inc., has acquired the assets of Vayu Technologies from physician executive and entrepreneur Minalkumar Patel MD MPH. Boston, MA and Springfield, NJ (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Seniorlink Inc., parent company of Caregiver Homes Network, Inc., has acquired the assets of Vayu Technologies from physician executive and entrepreneur Minalkumar Patel MD MPH. The Vayu Technologies tele-care management platform is a unique collaboration hub...

2014-10-20 23:07:08

CDISC is pleased to announce an extensive update to the CDISC Business Case for the use of global, consensus-based standards for clinical research data and related areas of healthcare.CDISC standards at project initiation can save 70 - 90% of time and resources spent prior to first patient enrolled and approximately 75% of the non-patient participation time during the Study Conduct and Analysis stages. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 The Clinical Data Interchange Standards...

2014-10-20 23:07:00

Scientists say a protein that prevents the immune system from fighting cancer may be a new target for mesothelioma treatment. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Cancer researchers in Spain have presented their findings on PD-L1, a protein that suppresses the body’s anti-tumor response. As Surviving Mesothelioma reports, the research team says targeting this protein could offer a new way to combat mesothelioma. Click here to read the full story. Doctors at Vall d’Hebron Institute...

2014-10-20 23:06:54

Campaign for Real Beauty, a marketing affiliate of Medifast Inc., is overhauling their website in order to bring the latest diet program news and tips to consumers across the United States. (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Campaign for Real Beauty, a marketing affiliate of Medifast Inc., is overhauling their website in order to bring the latest diet program news and tips to consumers across the United States. As diet programs are always hit or miss, CampaignForRealBeauty.com has changed their...

2014-10-20 23:06:27

Social Security Disability and Medicare Advocates Sponsor a Booth to Support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Promote Education About Suicide Risk Factors and Warning Signs Wakefield, MA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 The Advocator Group, LLC is proud to be sponsoring a booth at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) Out of the Darkness walk on October 25th. The AFSP is a not-for-profit organization that hosts hundreds of community walks throughout the...

2014-10-20 23:06:04

Built-in nutrition coach with “Ask JZ” function for added guidance, automated response system, exercise tracker sans cumbersome calorie counting & food logging. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 JZ Fitness, an independently operated wellness brand that embodies fitness expertise, nutritional coaching, corporate wellness programming, authorship, international lecturing and community wellness, created by Jenn Zerling, MS, CPT, is excited to announce the release of the JZ...

2014-10-20 23:05:07

The first of its kind, rejiva® is the most complete technology you can wear to measure and manage your overall health, day and night. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 The first of its kind, rejiva® is the most complete wearable technology to measure and manage overall health, day and night. No other wearable health technology on the market can deliver all that Rejiva can. It uses an FDA-registered, wearable monitor with corresponding app to reveal insights and tools that...

2014-10-20 23:04:06

i2i Systems’ tools to support health centers striving to achieve Patient Centered Medical Home recognition San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 i2i Systems today announced it has been selected by Tennessee Primary Care Association to provide Population Health Management and Analytics for several of the state’s Federally Qualified Health Centers. Fourteen FQHCs, representing 130 clinics throughout Tennessee, will implement i2i System’s tools to improve their capacity to...

2014-10-20 23:03:14

DiabetesSisters thanks strategic partner and 2014 Weekend for Women conference Premier Sponsor Sanofi DURHAM, NC (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 The 2014 Weekend for Women is guaranteed to be an event filled with sisterhood, learning opportunities, and community building. It would not be possible without the commitment of attendees and conference presenters, as well as charitable contributions from corporations dedicated to heath-promotion and education. Four days away from the start of the...

2014-10-20 23:03:05

Elizabeth Rubin, Director of Healthcare Informatics Operations for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ), has been named as a 2014 “Working Mother of the Year” by Working Mother magazine. Newark, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Elizabeth Rubin, Director of Healthcare Informatics Operations for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ), has been named as a 2014 “Working Mother of the Year” by Working Mother magazine. A mother of two and an...


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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