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2015-04-17 23:01:55

Dallas, TX gynecologist recommends 10 wellness books for patients. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 17, 2015 Connie Casad, M.D., a well-known and respected gynecologist,

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Cure HHT is proud to announce that Representatives Jim Himes (D-CT) and Ed Royce (R-CA) introduced the HHT Diagnoses and Treatment Act HR 1849 in congress on April 16, 2015 in an effort to improve

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John Evans, a Gardant affordable assisted living community, will host a luau on April 24.

2015-04-17 20:21:44

OTTAWA, April 17, 2015 /CNW/ - The issue: In consultation with Health Canada, GlaxoSmithKline Inc.

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Compassion & Choices Says Enforcement of Advance Directives Is Better Solution PORTLAND, Ore., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Likely GOP presidential contender Jeb Bush's

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare reform and broad-based market evolution have accelerated the creation of many new forms of provider networks, such as Integrated Delivery

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OTTAWA, April 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Health Canada intends to propose new measures and strengthen regulations to encourage prudent use of antimicrobial drugs used in food-producing animals, particularly

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Proactive messages will help the health care organization and league build stronger, healthier communities OAKLAND, Calif., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to connect with

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MISSION, Kan., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) With all the noise about foods you should or shouldn't feed your family, it can be difficult to make a confident decision while


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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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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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