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2014-08-29 23:09:32

Tim Moffitt, representing in North Carolina, spent time with Aeroflow Healthcare to get an overview of the Asheville based DME company and to discuss how the ever changing landscape of healthcare legislation could impact DME providers such as Aeroflow. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Tim Moffitt, who is representing Buncombe County's 116th House District in the North Carolina General Assembly, spent the morning of Tuesday, August 26th with the board of Aeroflow Healthcare and...

2014-08-29 23:09:18

Every Month Hands-On Physical Therapy Raises Money for an Important Cause: In September this Cause will be ALS Research and Awareness Astoria, New York, (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 ALS, more commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a degenerative condition that damages the motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord. As the disease progresses more and more of the nerve cells controlling movement are harmed, which causes the sufferer to lose control of their motor functions....

2014-08-29 23:09:11

Dr. Jay Greenstein, chiropractor and CEO of Sport and Spine Rehab Companies based in the Washington DC Metro area participated as a presenter again this year at the FCA National Convention and Expo in Orlando. Fort Washington MD (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The Florida Chiropractic Association held its National Convention and Expo at the Hyatt Regency Orlando last week August 21-24 and Maryland and Virginia chiropractor Dr. Jay Greenstein returned as a presenter. Dr. Greenstein presented at...

2014-08-29 23:08:08

According to the latest reports issued by dating website PositiveSingles.dating, the number of people infected with a sexually transmitted disease has risen, particularly in the San Diego County. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 According to these recent findings, there has been a significant rise in the number of Herpes and HPV cases in the last few years. Medical expert and Herpes researcher, Dr. Williams said, “It is the nature of these infections and the symptoms that make it hard for...

2014-08-29 23:07:08

New research suggests that how quickly mesothelioma progresses after treatment may predict the likelihood of survival better than treatment response. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Scientists from four European countries say they have independently validated the idea that progression-free survival correlates with overall survival of mesothelioma. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the new research. Click here to read it now. Doctors from France, Belgium, UK and The...

2014-08-29 23:07:06

Diet Doc designs diet plans that generate fast weight loss, teach patients how to maintain their weight and stabilize blood sugar levels to prevent diabetes Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Many Americans are diagnosed with pre-diabetes. To avoid further complications, and to keep diabetes type 2 at bay, patients should consider this an urgent warning and an excellent time to make the necessary lifestyle changes. While some diabetes risk factors are out of one’s control, such as...

2014-08-29 23:07:05

Diet Doc’s medical diet plans generate fast weight loss while teaching patients the difference between good and bad fat for long term health and weight management. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Fat is fat, right? Not necessarily. There is a difference between good and bad fat. Brown fat is usually stored in the upper chest and at the back of the neck, while white fat typically reveals itself in overflowing bellies, muffin tops, love handles and thunder thighs. While good...

2014-08-29 23:07:03

Diet Doc’s fat burning diet plans help patients nationwide lose weight safely and rapidly at a fraction of the cost of celebrity diets. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Gwyneth Paltrow, Beyonce and Angelina Jolie are only among a small portion of perfect-bodied beauties that have inspired dieters all over the United States, to find the best fat burning foods and diet plans to help them quickly shed excess fat. And, recent inspiration has come from the articles and photographs...

2014-08-29 23:07:01

Princeview Dental (http://www.princeviewdental.com), one of Etobicoke’s premier dental clinics, is announcing its expert opinion on the most effective oral care for children 12 and under. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Princeview Dental (http://www.princeviewdental.com), one of Etobicoke’s premier dental clinics, is announcing its expert opinion on the most effective oral care for children 12 and under. “Many of the same practices and routines that are necessary for proper oral care for...

2014-08-29 23:06:54

Children with sensory issues often have developmental delays. What occupational therapy does for kids with SPD is to help both the child and the family learn strategies and tools to help the child at home and at school. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 For most kids, sensory processing occurs without conscious thought and these skills are automatic. But for some kids, sensory information goes into the brain but does not get organized into appropriate responses. For some of these...


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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