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2014-08-31 23:04:24

Psoriasis is the most common autoimmune disease in the U.S. As many as 7.5 million Americans have psoriasis. Kingsport, TN (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Premier Pharmacy hosted “Living with Psoriasis” health forum in association with August being Psoriasis Awareness Month. A large number of men and women were in attendance for the free seminar held at 109 Jack White Drive, Kingsport, TN on August 27, 2014. The public was welcome. There were various speakers that covered an assorted range of...

2014-08-31 23:04:19

Olympic-sized, heated pool on Long Island Sound soothes mind and spirit of Hospice families, staff and local residents. BRANFORD, CT (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Spanning four decades as the country’s first hospice, The Connecticut Hospice, Inc. is also the nation’s first palliative teaching hospital with an Olympic-sized, heated outdoor pool available to soothe mind and spirit of hospice family members, staff and local residents at it spectacular setting by Long Island Sound. Manager of...

2014-08-31 23:02:36

Hands On HealthCare Massage Therapy and Wellness Day Spa is fundraising and raising awareness during September which is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Hands On is a Recommended Community Provider for Memorial Sloan -Kettering Cancer Center and also has someone in their massage family whose daughter is battling Neuroblastoma, a type of childhood cancer. Commack, Long Island, New York (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Hands On HealthCare Massage Therapy and Wellness Day Spa will once...

2014-08-31 23:02:19

Betaine market research report provides complete analysis of key companies and a chronology of developments with respect to new products/technologies and their applications.http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/betaine-market-58719637.html (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 The report "Betaine Market by Types (Natural and Synthetic), Applications [Food (Dietary Supplements and Others), Feed, Industrial (Cosmetics, Detergents, and Others)] & Geography - Global Trends &...

2014-08-31 23:02:05

People suffering from diabetes might be pleased to discover the latest review published by DailyGossip.org. This is a new program that promises to reveal little-known cure methods for this health problem. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 According to the latest review published by Daily Gossip, the Reverse Your Diabetes Today program is so effective that it will lead to a cure for this disease as fast as 3 weeks. This complex cure system for diabetes was created by Matt Traverso....

2014-08-31 23:01:44

Updox, the industry leader for physician connectivity and CRM solutions for health care, will be exhibiting at ENGAGE14, the premier educational and networking event for more than 3,000 Greenway Health customers, held Sept. 4-7, 2014, at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. Dublin, Ohio (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Updox, the industry leader for physician connectivity and CRM solutions for health care, will be exhibiting at ENGAGE14, the premier educational and...

2014-08-31 23:01:42

Sesen Elder Care announced today that it will offer a 24x7 companionship and supervision service catered to older adults with Alzheimer's and dementia, and designed to reduce the in-home cost of care for these adults by as much as 50%. This unique offering is enabled by the latest virtual companion technology and remote caregiver service from GeriJoy. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 GeriJoy was founded by MIT researchers to improve quality of life for seniors and caregivers...

2014-08-31 23:01:30

In the Weight Management category for the 2014 SupplySide CPG Editor’s Choice Awards NutriGold's Weight-loss product has been named as one of the finalists. Orem, Utah (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 The Annual SupplySide Editor’s Choice Awards, which recognizes innovation in dietary supplements, has picked NutriGold’s MeraTrim based product as one of the finalists in the Weight Management category. This nomination reaffirms NutriGold’s position as an industry leader in developing and...

2014-08-31 23:01:08

Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome awareness nights to be held with the St. Louis Cardinals and at University City Market Pub House St. Louis (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Twin to twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) almost took the lives of identical twins Aiden and Blake Colp before they were born, but an innovative fetal surgery at the SSM St. Louis Fetal Care Institute gave them the chance at life. Now, their parents David and Theresa Colp want to build awareness about TTTS and the life-saving...

2014-08-31 23:00:39

For years, the standard medical advice for nut allergy sufferers has simply been to avoid nuts; however, a treatment known as sublingual immunotherapy ("oral drops") is helping patients reduce their sensitivity to nuts. Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Stuart Agren, M.D., founder of the Family Allergy Clinic in Mesa, Arizona, prescribes sublingual immunotherapy to help his patients struggling with food allergies, which now includes tree nut allergies. Dr. Agren said that it has...


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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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  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'