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Cambridge Scientists Devise Possible New Way To Test For Brain Activity In Vegetative Patients

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The discovery of hidden signs of consciousness in vegetative-state patients could help doctors determine if people are aware even if they appear to be unresponsive, according to research...

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2014-10-20 08:31:23

iN2L's adaptive computer system showcased at the Leading Age Annual Meeting and Expo October 19-22 CENTENNIAL, Colo., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's Never 2 Late (iN2L), a pioneer of adaptive computer systems designed for residents in senior living communities, announced today it has been selected by Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay, an accredited, award-winning continuing care retirement community, to provide adaptive computers and programs for their residents. Under...

2014-10-20 08:30:57

MEQUON, Wis., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the ongoing implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the expansion of access to quality healthcare for millions, the healthcare ecosystem -- including payers, managed care organizations, and healthcare delivery systems -- are feeling the pressure to re-strategize and organize themselves around increases in membership and market opportunity. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152919LOGO For a local family of companies...

2014-10-20 08:30:51

BOSTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Indianapolis interventional medical device maker NICO Corporation and Toronto-based 3D visualization leader Synaptive Medical announced today at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting that they have joined forces to integrate their innovative technologies for brain surgery. The collaboration is the first of its kind and will make a powerful combination to improve patient outcomes. NICO's BrainPath® interventional access technology...

2014-10-20 08:28:41

Family testers choose 25 affordable winners that inspire creativity, collaboration, and more NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Families from across the country tested more than 400 toys in an effort to name 25 winners in FamilyFun magazine's 23(rd) annual Toy of the Year (T.O.Y.) Awards. FamilyFun, part of the Meredith Parents Network, highlights the winning toys, including the Top 10 spotlighted below, in its November issue. Each toy was chosen for its exceptional fun factor,...

2014-10-20 08:28:18

REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MediaAlpha, the emerging technology leader in programmatic, performance-based advertising, today announced the appointment of Michael Foster to the role of Vice President, Demand Platform. Foster brings over 10 years of experience in the online advertising space to the role. He will be focused on strengthening and growing MediaAlpha's demand side partnerships to drive greater transparency and efficiency for media buyers in the...

2014-10-20 08:28:10

With $500k in Funding and Rightside partnership in hand, CloudCannon Takes On The Global Market, Bringing Monolithic Power To Creatives, Designers and Marketers SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CloudCannon, the freedom to create, takes on the global market launching at TechCrunch Disrupt in London with $500k in funding from leading New Zealand investors including Sam Morgan, Phil McCaw, Stephen Tindall and Simon Holdsworth. CloudCannon is dedicated to bringing content to...

2014-10-20 08:27:23

CHEVY CHASE, Md., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A majority of Americans would like to schedule different kinds of personal appointments by using mobile apps, e-mail, text messaging or websites, according to a new national survey. Fifty-three percent would like to use smartphone and computer-based technologies to book appointments with dentists, 60% with doctors, 66% with hair stylists, and 69% with nail specialists. The survey was commissioned by PencilAppoint.com, a web site and app...

2014-10-20 08:26:54

New ACG Blog Offers Author Insights, Abstract Access, Breaking News BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a series of virtual press briefings, renowned experts in the field of gastroenterology offer commentary and real word perspective on the key science presented this week at the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG) 79(th) Annual Scientific Meeting in Philadelphia. More than 4,000 gastroenterologists, physicians and other health care professionals from...

2014-10-20 08:26:49

New ACG Blog Offers Author Insights, Abstract Access, Breaking News BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Promising new research in the area of hepatitis C (HCV) therapy that suggests more patients, including those with cirrhosis, will be cured from this common cause of potentially fatal viral liver disease; as well as a number of abstracts that advance understanding of the safety and effectiveness of fecal microbiota transplantation for Clostridium difficile, are...

2014-10-20 08:26:28

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced that it has been granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the method and system behind measuring the status of return path TVs (also known as set-top boxes). This is an important component of Rentrak's massive and passive ratings service, which will soon measure 60 million return path TVs for live and DVR viewing and more...


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English Leicester
2014-09-26 10:19:08

The English Leicester, known by many other names including the Leicester, the improved Leicester, and the Leicester longwool, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in England during the eighteenth century by Robert Bakewell. It was one of the first purebred sheep breeds to be introduced into Australia and is one of a few remaining pure sheep breeds. Today, it can be found in many areas including the United States, New Zealand, and Great Britain. The English Leicester holds strong...

Dorpor
2014-09-25 08:56:51

The Dorpor is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in South Africa during the 1930’s by crossbreeding the Blackhead Persian sheep and the Dorset Horn sheep for the purpose of creating a sheep that could produce meat in arid areas of the region. Today, the breed can be found throughout South Africa and in other areas including Australia. The Dorper Sheep Breeders Society of South Africa was established in the 1950’s and it is now the second most populous sheep in that region....

Biellese
2014-09-22 08:57:07

The Biellese, also known as the Piemontese Alpina or the Razza d'Ivrea, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in northwestern Italy in the province of Biella, the area from which it received its name. The origin if this breed is unknown, although it was considered to be a subtype of the Bergamasca breed by some. It is included with sixteen other breeds of autochthonous sheep that are managed by the Associazione Nazionale della Pastorizia. The Biellese held a high population...

Arapawa Sheep
2014-09-16 10:49:57

The Arapawa sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that is typically only found on Arapawa Island in New Zealand. It is thought that this breed has been isolated on the island since 1867 and although there are many theories regarding its origin, it is most widely accepted that it is a descendant Merino strains from Australia. Because the Arapawa sheep has lived in an area with harsh terrain for so long, it often looks hunched over in appearance, carrying its tail and head in a downward...

Ancon Sheep
2014-09-16 09:59:30

The Ancon sheep, also known as the otter sheep or Ancon, is a group of domestic sheep that were developed from a single lamb in Massachusetts in 1791. Although the name “Ancon” was given to this breed, it has also been used to refer to similar breeds including stock from Texas established in 1962 and Norwegian stock that was established in 1919. The phenotype that causes the mutations that are characteristic of the Ancon and other similar breeds has occurred naturally at least four times,...

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