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2014-10-16 23:15:12

Elder abuse experts convene in Denver to arm service providers who work with seniors with the tools to prevent crimes of fraud, abuse and neglect. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 National and local experts in the fields associated with elder abuse, exploitation, neglect and identity theft are coming together in Denver, Colorado on October 23 and 24 to participate in a think tank and a DACUM (develop a curriculum) at the Denver headquarters of the Society of Certified Senior...

2014-10-16 23:14:18

Helping to increase awareness and save lives, the Women’s OBGYN Medical Group of Santa Rosa reveals what women can do in their own lives to prevent breast cancer. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Breast cancer is among the top two most common cancers in women today, second only to skin cancer. Although the number of new cases has begun to show a slight decrease, about 40,000 women are expected to lose their lives to breast cancer this year alone. Statistics tell us that about 1...

2014-10-16 23:13:57

Arizona State University’s Institute for Interdisciplinary Salivary Bioscience Research (IISBR), in collaboration with Salimetrics (the leading brand of salivary research and diagnostic applications), released new schedule dates for Spit Camp I and an advanced Spit Camp II. (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Spit Camp Training Workshops provide researchers training and collaboration to effectively integrate salivary testing into their scientific studies. Utilizing an open forum environment,...

2014-10-16 23:13:34

The Procura Group of Companies is pleased to announce the release of the Procura 8.0 product for home and community care providers in North America. Victoria, BC Canada (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The Procura Group of Companies is pleased to announce the release of the Procura 8.0 product for home and community care providers in North America. This newest release of the industry’s most advanced integrated software solution brings new automation to workforce management, enhances regulatory...

2014-10-16 23:13:18

Leading Mobile Platform Delivers Real-time Operational Improvements Schaumburg IL, Phoenix AZ, Nashville TN (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 CellTrak Technologies, the leading provider of innovations that combine high tech and high-touch to enable more personalized and responsive care, is meeting critical challenges affecting agencies everyday. When challenges are met agencies find better compliance, higher efficiency and better more informed care is delivered. As the mobile leader in care and...

2014-10-16 23:13:00

Clinical Psychologist and anxiety specialist Dr. Francine Rosenberg with Morris Psychological Group Provides Tips for Understanding and Treating Impulse Control Disorder Trichotillomania. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Many young girls and grown women play with their hair. Often they unconsciously twirl it around a finger, especially when they're bored or tired. It's a harmless habit. Of more consequence is trichotillomania, a disorder characterized by a recurrent,...

2014-10-16 23:12:03

A new dental assistant with Dr. Ronald Receveur’s highly regarded Southern Indiana dental implant clinic recently completed a three-day course on sedation dentistry in Atlanta. Dana Reuter, who began with Dr. Receveur’s office in the summer, has been a certified expanded duty dental assistant for more than 10 years. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 A new dental assistant with Dr. Ronald Receveur’s highly regarded Southern Indiana dental implant clinic recently completed a...

2014-10-16 23:11:57

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center says, “There is no way to fully prepare an individual or their family members on how to deal with the news of a diagnosis of mesothelioma. We are urging individuals, or a family dealing with this news, to call us at 866-714-6466 to make certain they have instant access the nation’s most skilled mesothelioma compensation attorneys as well as information about coping." http://MesotheliomaCompensationCenter.Com (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The...

2014-10-16 23:11:53

MMTR Physiotherapy’s new research results reveal the effectiveness of MyoWorx® Concussion Treatment for chronic post-concussion symptoms. MMTR’s team of medical professionals conducted all research at MMTR Physiotherapy’s Guelph-based specialty clinic using the MyoWorx® Treatment protocol, and the results of the study were recently presented at the ACRM Conference. GUELPH, ONTARIO (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 MMTR Physiotherapy’s new research results reveal the effectiveness...

2014-10-16 23:11:30

EHRs Can Place Excessive Data Entry Burden on Physicians. Required Structured Data Only Small Percentage of Typical Patient Note. Renton WA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 In an effort to further their ongoing mission to elevate the standards of clinical documentation as they apply to physician productivity and the patient experience, Versio shared the results of a new study by WebChartMD (http://www.webchartmd.com). The study indicates that as little as 7% of data in a typical patient note is...


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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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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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