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2014-10-21 23:03:14

St. E's, St. Joe's and St. E's Boardman will raise awareness about breast cancer and the importance of regular screening mammograms with 'Pink Hair for the Cure' Oct. 24. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Humility of Mary Health Partners will raise awareness about breast cancer and the importance of regular screening mammograms by holding “Pink Hair for the Cure Day” Oct. 24 at all three hospitals – St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngtown, St. Joseph...

2014-10-21 23:02:07

Hands On HealthCare Massage Therapy and Wellness Day Spa announces the expiration date of the Annual One Day Sale on Massage and Facial Gift Certificates will be extended. The gift certs can be used for advanced medical massage therapy, relaxation massage spa sessions or couple's massages. Commack, Long Island, New York (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Hands On HealthCare Massage Therapy and Wellness Day Spa announces that they will extend the expiration date of their One Day Gift...

2014-10-21 23:01:58

Mary Hesdorffer, MS, APRN-BC, the executive director of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, is a presenter and chair of the nursing panel at the 12th International Mesothelioma Interest Group Conference in Cape Town, South Africa. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Mary Hesdorffer, MS, APRN-BC, the executive director of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation), will be chairing the nursing panel and will be presenting two talks at the 12th...

2014-10-21 23:01:43

The Firm is evaluating Xarelto lawsuits on behalf of individuals who experienced uncontrollable bleeding and other serious complications, allegedly due to their use of the blood thinner. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 As Xarelto lawsuits (http://www.thexareltolawsuit.com/) mount in courts around the U.S., Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a new study is raising serious questions about certain marketing claims made about the blood thinner. The study, which was published in...

2014-10-21 23:00:48

Shane Michaels releases a review of Sugar Impact Diet by nutrition and fitness expert JJ Virgin, which is designed to uncover the 7 hidden sugars that cause inflammation, bloating, fatigue and weight gain. Lose up to 10 pounds in just 2 weeks on JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Sugar Impact Diet has now been released after much anticipation by health and fitness enthusiasts worldwide. JJ Virgin, New York Times bestselling author of The Virgin Diet...

2014-10-21 23:00:17

Cambridge House of Swansea, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, is hosting a Thanksgiving Pie Social on Nov. 25. The community in the St. Louis Metro East area serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Cambridge House of Swansea, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a Thanksgiving Pie Social from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 25. The community, which is located at 3900 Sullivan Dr. in Swansea, Illinois, serves...

2014-10-21 20:24:14

Research Reveals Eight of Ten Healthcare Providers are Falling Short of Cost Reduction Targets CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From the floor of the 2014 Strata Decision Summit, Strata Decision Technology (Strata Decision), a pioneer and leader in the development of cloud-based software tools for financial analytics, business intelligence and decision support in the U.S. healthcare market, announced the launch of StrataJazz® Continuous Cost Improvement, the first...

2014-10-21 20:24:10

Parrish Medical Center Named Recipient of 2014 LEAP Award CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strata Decision Technology (Strata Decision) today announced the start of the 2014 Strata Decision Summit, hosting over 400 attendees from the Company's client base of 170 healthcare delivery systems and 1,000 hospitals across the U.S. Strata Decision provides a cloud-based financial analytics and performance platform that is leveraged for financial planning, decision support and continuous cost...

2014-10-21 16:28:44

First Spanish Yes On 46 TV Ad Released LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer stood with victims of medical negligence and families who lost their children to preventable medical error yesterday and called on California voters to support the patient safety protections in Proposition 46. Consumer Watchdog released the first Yes on 46 Spanish campaign advertisement, featuring Carmen Pack, wife of the proponent of Prop 46 who lost her two children to...

2014-10-21 16:28:41

First-Ever Product Submission for LAL Deficiency LEXINGTON, Mass., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synageva BioPharma Corp. (Synageva) (NASDAQ: GEVA), a biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutic products for rare disorders, announced today the start of a rolling submission of a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for sebelipase alfa as a treatment for patients with lysosomal acid lipase deficiency (LAL Deficiency), a rare genetic...


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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.