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2014-04-17 23:09:15

SpaHub, the ultimate online spa directory, has recently released its list of the top spa destinations for 2014. The online spa guru has searched the world to create this list, sharing with fans the best spa resorts to check out this year. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Here is SpaHub’s list of the top 10 spa destinations around the world for 2014: 1)    Mii Amo, Sedona, Arizona, USA Adobe style buildings and red rock landscape make Mii Amo one of the...

2014-04-17 23:08:55

Watch Our Digestive Health Educational Programming on PBS and Major Networks Santa Rosa, California (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 GI for Life, an innovative nutriceutical company focused on digestive health products is proud to announce the introduction of their first nationally televised program, called Gastrointestinal Inflammation, developed to educate viewers on the effects of diet and colon cancer and other common digestive conditions. The program was produced by Outlook TV, and can be...

2014-04-17 23:08:20

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Nutraceuticals markets. Global market for Nutraceuticals is forecast to reach US$311.8 billion by 2020, driven by growing adoption of preventive healthcare measures among the aging population. San Jose, California (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – The modern trend of combining science with nutrition has set into motion the evolution of a new market segment in the traditional healthcare industry termed as...

2014-04-17 23:07:58

Princeview Dental (http://www.PrinceviewDental.com), one of Etobicoke’s local dental clinics, is commenting on the millennia-long practice of oil pulling as a means of oral care and the suggestion that it may cure other ailments not associated with dental or oral diseases. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Princeview Dental (http://www.PrinceviewDental.com), one of Etobicoke’s local dental clinics, is commenting on the millennia-long practice of oil pulling as a means of oral...

2014-04-17 23:07:50

New webinar will focus on scientific and process improvements that advance Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) drug development. This live discussion takes place on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 10:00am EDT (15:00 UK BST/ GMT +1). Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a complex and heterogeneous disease that has the potential to significantly impact morbidity, mortality and quality of life while also placing a substantial burden on healthcare systems globally. While...

2014-04-17 23:07:19

ChanTest, in collaboration with Dr. Philip Sager, are seeking multi-stakeholder input to move towards using non-clinical in vitro human models to assess a drug’s cardiac safety Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 ChanTest, the world’s most trusted ion channel expert, announces a complementary webinar entitled “Making Sense of the CiPA Initiative: a Paradigm Shift in Cardiac Safety”. The webinar will be moderated by Cambridge Healthtech Associates™ (CHA) and is scheduled to take...

2014-04-17 23:05:36

A jarring statistic was recently revealed in an article by NewsMax Health where only 5% of people scrubbed long enough to kill infection-causing germs after using the public toilet. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 The reason this is alarming is because high-touch areas of public restrooms can contain more than 1,000 colony-forming units per milliliter of infection-causing bacteria. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a reminder that it takes at least 20 seconds of washing...

2014-04-17 23:04:40

Cellucor, sports nutrition brand and maker of the explosive pre-workout supplement, C4 Extreme, announced the winner of the first ever ‘Cellucor C4 Mystery Flavor Challenge.’ New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 After months of anticipation from Cellucor fans, the sports nutrition brand revealed the winner of its first ever ‘Cellucor C4 Mystery Flavor Challenge.’ “Flyin’ Hawaiian” beat out 32 other flavors in a fan driven, ‘March Madness’ style bracket. During the final...

2014-04-17 23:04:31

Tests Conducted by Leading Food Certifier SCS Global Services Confirm Antioxidant Levels Carpinteria, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Hollandia Produce, LPs’ Live Gourmet brand Living Upland Cress and Grower Pete’s Organic brand Living Watercress have been certified as Antioxidant-rich Superfoods based on a laboratory analysis of their antioxidants levels, especially lutein. Bags of Living Upland Cress and Living Watercress will now feature the Antioxidant Superfood certification label from...

2014-04-17 23:04:06

Top health and nutritional supplement company Metabolic Nutrition has announced its upcoming rerelease of leading fat-loss supplement Synedrex, which will be available for purchase starting May 1 from Metabolic Nutrition’s online store and at local health supplement retailers. Sunrise, FL (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Leading nutritional supplement provider Metabolic Nutrition today announced the upcoming and highly anticipated rerelease of its powerful and effective weight loss thermogenic...


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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