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2014-07-21 23:02:56

North America formed the largest segment of the gluten-free products market in 2013. It is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 10.6% over the projected period. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/gluten-free-products-market-738.html) (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The report, “Gluten-Free Products Market by Type (Bakery & Confectionery, Snacks, Breakfast Cereals, Baking Mixes & Flour, and Meat & Poultry Products), Sales Channel (Natural & Conventional) & Geography -...

2014-07-21 23:02:46

Top doctor now part of a comprehensive network of physicians. Latest acquisition to expand health care options for Hudson County residents. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that a leading physician, Dr. Paresh Shukla, has joined our network, CarePoint Health Medical Group. Our system welcomes Dr. Shukla to the community. Hundreds of highly skilled and experienced physicians comprise CarePoint Health Medical Group, a comprehensive network of top...

2014-07-21 23:02:26

One of Nation’s Largest Youth Football Programs Steps Forward to Protect Its Players Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The North Georgia Youth Football Association (NGYFA) has endorsed the use of Brain Sentry helmet-mounted impact sensors that alert when an athlete suffers an unusually rapid – and potentially dangerous – acceleration of the head. The devices, which also help to monitor hits, have been recommended to parents and guardians of players in the NGYFA for use in the 2014...

2014-07-21 23:01:15

New resources available to the region to improve healthcare quality and value Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Qualis Health has been awarded five-year contracts by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to serve as the Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for the states of Idaho and Washington, effective July 18, 2014. Work under the contracts will be driven around aligned efforts to improve healthcare value for patients and families...

2014-07-21 23:00:29

Ginoza & Nakano Chiropractic Comes Highly Recommended by Power Liens, the Largest Directory of Personal Injury Physicians Working on Lien and Letter of Protection Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 With the expansion of their online directory of over 4,000 physicians, Power Liens has a special designation for their most experienced and trusted doctors. Personal injury attorneys are constantly on the hunt to find doctors for their clients who work on a lien basis, so...

2014-07-21 20:22:25

As a top hernia specialist, Dr. Shirin Towfigh has the skill to diagnose and treat notoriously hard to spot hiatal and inguinal hernia symptoms in women LOS ANGELES, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Because of the complex nature of the malady, individuals who are suffering from hernias can benefit a great deal from the work of Dr. Towfigh - a foremost specialist in the field. Dr. Towfigh is renowned for providing effective, empathetic care at every stage of treatment, including...

2014-07-21 20:22:24

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today environmental activist and consumer advocate Erin Brockovich announced her support for Prop 46, the November ballot initiative that will protect patient safety and save lives. Brockovich is best known for the work she did to build a case against PG&E on their groundwater contamination in Hinkley, CA, in 1993. The case, which settled in 1996, is one of many anti-pollution cases that Brockovich participated in over the...

2014-07-21 20:22:22

Nintedanib and Pirfenidone Received Breakthrough Therapy Designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) - PFF Disease Education Webinars scheduled CHICAGO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) is pleased to announce two upcoming webinars, one of which is related to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granting breakthrough therapy designation for two new investigational treatments for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)....

2014-07-21 20:22:19

KITCHENER, Ontario, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Solar Dental, located in Kitchener, Ontario, is open seven days a week, including nights and weekends. They are open until 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, until 2 p.m. on Friday, and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. This schedule was created so that they could accommodate as many people as possible. Most dental offices are open Monday through Friday from 9-5. While that works for many people, there are still plenty of people who...

2014-07-21 16:27:39

More than 10 new research trials demonstrate the positive effects of methionine, chelated trace minerals, and therapeutic nutrition solutions on animal performance ST. LOUIS, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Joint Annual Meeting (JAM), a collaboration of the American Dairy Science association® (ADSA®), the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) and the Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS), will kick off in Kansas City, Missouri, Monday, July 21. One of the goals of...


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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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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