Quantcast

Latest Health Stories

2014-07-24 23:06:53

Septodont has generously donated over $138,000 in sealant and anesthesia reversal products to National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy® (NCOHF) to help save young smiles. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 July 22, 2014 – Septodont has generously donated over $138,000 in sealant and anesthesia reversal products to National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy® (NCOHF) to help save young smiles. The donation of over 1,000...

2014-07-24 23:05:40

Becker's Hospital Review Names 100 Hospitals, Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2014 edition of its list, "100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs." Organizations on this year's list are leading the way in terms of quality patient care, cancer outcomes and research. The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team selected hospitals for inclusion based on...

2014-07-24 23:05:19

Wellness Choice - saving lives? Newport Beach mom on brink of suicide seeks help from a chiropractor. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 This week marks Meghan B.'s successful completion of a three-month long corrective chiropractic care program at Newport Beach’s Wellness Choice Center. While transforming the lives of its patients doesn’t make the news everyday, the story of Meghan and her five-year-old daughter touched the hearts and lives of the doctors and staff at...

2014-07-24 23:05:06

The European Omega 3 & Structured Lipids Market report defines and segments the omega 3 & structured lipids market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-omega-3-structured-lipids-nutraceuticals-1780018773.html (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The European Omega 3 & Structured Lipids Market report defines and segments the omega 3 & structured lipids market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The market is...

2014-07-24 23:04:40

The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) has released a new version of its smartphone app, The MATCH PRISM. PRISM now allows applicants to track and organize information about training programs for both the Main Residency Match and the Specialties Matching Service. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) is pleased to announce the launch of a new version of its smartphone app, The MATCH Program Rating and Interview Scheduling Manager, or...

2014-07-24 23:04:27

As the high costs of face-to-face interpreting and the inconsistencies associated with over-the-phone interpreting present a barrier for language services in court and healthcare systems nationwide, Stratus Video Interpreting maintains that the industry is shifting over to a more economical means of interpretation known as video remote interpretation (VRI). Stratus officials deem VRI to be an emerging national standard and the key to providing equal access to quality language services....

2014-07-24 23:04:15

The Biofeedback Federation of Europe has just become a worldwide distributor for Zukor's Grind feedback game. The product allows biofeedback and neurofeedback practitioners to provide clients with a more engaging feedback experience while training. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The Biofeedback Federation of Europe is pleased to announce a new distribution agreement with game development company Zukor Interactive. The agreement provides for collaboration between the two groups to offer...

2014-07-24 23:03:54

The North American Omega 3 & Structured Lipids Market report defines and segments the omega 3 & structured lipids market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-omega-3-structured-lipids-nutraceuticals-2265224169.html (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The North American Omega 3 & Structured Lipids Market report defines and segments the omega 3 & structured lipids market in North America with analysis and forecast...

2014-07-24 23:03:39

Anticipating an adverse impact on profitability with the transition to value-based care, ACOs are focused on financial solutions. Black Book™ has produced a series of three ACO infrastructure surveys: Financial Services and Software, Clinical Integration and Support, and Business Intelligence and Analytics; and the first data set was released today. Clearwater, Florida (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Financial solutions are among the highest infrastructure priorities as identified by 97 percent...

2014-07-24 23:02:18

Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) will join representatives from Autism Speaks, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) and NYPD to address efforts to educate first-responders, caregivers and the general public about the dangers of autism wandering and its frequency. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Senator Schumer, Autism Speaks, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children & NPYD to address autism wandering and safety. What: Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY)...


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...

More Articles (19 articles) »
Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
Related