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2014-08-29 23:06:23

Save 20% Off Orders of Supplements and More at The PreD Store Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 PreDiabetes Centers, the country’s leading prediabetes treatment company, is kicking off the fall season by offering Web shoppers a 20% discount off orders of $100 or more at The PreD Store, the Company’s online healthy living shop, beginning September 1. Keeping your body in optimum health should be top priority when heading into the chilly fall season. Autumn’s cooler, cozier weather...

2014-08-29 23:06:00

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation invites its supporters, donors, and community at large to join the crowd at the Today show, on September 26, to raise awareness of mesothelioma, an aggressive and vicious cancer. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 For the fifth year in a row, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) will be observing September 26th as Mesothelioma Awareness Day, by attending the Today show on Rockefeller Plaza, in New York. Members of...

2014-08-29 23:05:15

Dr. Kevin Sands, dental implants expert in Los Angeles, now offers mini implants for replacing lost teeth. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Los Angeles dental implants expert, Kevin Sands DDS, is now offering mini implants to area patients. With this treatment, patients can have their teeth replaced permanently without worries of long-term teeth shifting and loss of appearance. Although mini implants feature the same dependability associated with full-size dental implants, their...

2014-08-29 23:04:36

Evolutions Medical Spa was named Best Medical Spa in the 2014 Santa Barbara News-Press Readers’ Choice Awards, making this their eighth year consecutive win. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Evolutions Medical & Day Spa won Best Medical Spa in Santa Barbara in the Santa Barbara News-Press Readers’ Choice 2014 poll. This is the eighth consecutive year Evolutions won the Readers’ Choice poll as Best Medical Spa. The 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards published on July 20, 2014...

2014-08-29 23:04:15

Other Notable Experts – from the Smithsonian to the International Space Station – Take Attendees to Deep Sea and Space Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The Linda Hall Library Fall Lecture Series will transport attendees to the Panama Canal, tropical reefs and outer space, educating and entertaining along the way. As the world's foremost independent research library devoted to science, engineering and technology, the Library has secured such notable speakers as double...

2014-08-29 23:04:05

University of Western States (UWS), announces that Daniel Redwood, DC, director of the human nutrition and functional medicine program, was named “Educator of the Year,” by the Missouri State Chiropractors Association (MSCA) at their Annual Convention awards banquet on August 21. Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 University of Western States (UWS), a leader in the education of health sciences professionals, announced that Daniel Redwood, DC, director of the human nutrition and...

2014-08-29 23:03:41

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Companion Diagnostics Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The global companion diagnostics market will be valued at $5.6 billion in 2019. It is expected to grow at a CAGR of 18.1% from 2013 to 2019, and was valued at $1.8 billion in 2013, according to a research report published by Transparency Market Research. For...

2014-08-29 23:03:08

CADCA applauds President Obama's decision to nominate Michael Botticelli as Director of National Drug Control Policy. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Today, Gen. Arthur T. Dean, Chairman and CEO of Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the nation’s leading substance abuse prevention organization, issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s intent to nominate Michael Botticelli as the Director of National Drug Control Policy: “CADCA...

2014-08-29 23:02:56

Independent Agents Answer the Call to Help Raise Funds and Awareness for Muscular Dystrophy Redwood City, Calif. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 LiveOps, Inc., the global leader in cloud contact center and customer service solutions, today announced that LiveOps has been selected as a call center provider for the Muscular Dystrophy Association's (MDA) Show of Strength Telethon for the third year in a row. This fundraising and entertainment event raises money and awareness to support MDA’s...

2014-08-29 23:02:52

“Wearable Technology” To Protect Hearing Is Front And Center In San Diego Elk Grove Village, IL (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 A team of experts from Etymotic Research, an innovator in hearing wellness solutions, is on its way to the 2014 National Safety Council EXPO on Sept. 15-17 at the San Diego Convention Center to exhibit and demonstrate a suite of healthy hearing products for those who work in high-noise industrial environments. Etymotic’s safety earphones and high-definition...


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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