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CLEARFIELD, Utah, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Outdoor Inc.

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LONDON, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dilated cardiomyopathy is an important cause of heart failure and is one of the leading indications for heart transplantation across the globe.

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Study shows springtime is the peak month for pollen, cases of corneal dryness and irritation SAN FRANCISCO, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New ophthalmology research from the University of

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- We all know what a selfie is and even if we don't want to admit it - we all have taken them before.

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Edamam is showcasing at New York Tech Day its data-driven, cloud-based nutrition solutions for businesses in the food, health and wellness sectors. NEW YORK, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/

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FORT WORTH, Texas, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The food & beverage colorants market in North America is projected to grow from $642.8 million in 2014 to $809.4 million

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Burgess Group(®), a leading provider of healthcare information management

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Interim Results Indicate Positive Efficacy Trends in FDA-Approved Phase I Clinical Stem Cell Trial For Patients with Multiple Sclerosis NEW YORK, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tisch

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SAN FRANCISCO, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children's Council of San Francisco has been recognized


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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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