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Rabbits Kept Indoors Could Suffer From Vitamin D Deficiency
2014-04-10 11:26:53

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Rabbits that remain indoors may suffer from a lack of vitamin D, researchers report in a new study. In rabbits kept as pets or used in laboratory studies, the deficiency could lead to dental problems, undermine their cardiovascular health, weaken their immune systems and skew scientific findings. The study found that regular exposure to artificial ultraviolet B light for two weeks doubled rabbits' serum vitamin D levels – an increase not seen...

2011-06-10 08:09:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Revstone announced today the appointment of two key executive positions. Earlier this week, Mark Mitchell was promoted to the position of Chief Operating Officer, and Myra Moreland was named Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Communications. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110307/CL60050LOGO ) Mark Mitchell joined Revstone in 2009 as the President of the Formed Metals Group, whose operations he will continue to...

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2010-06-17 07:43:41

Researchers have found antibiotic-resistant bacteria in seven species of sharks and redfish captured in waters off Belize, Florida, Louisiana and Massachusetts. Most of these wild, free-swimming fish harbored several drug-resistant bacterial strains. The study, published in the Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, found antibiotic-resistant bacteria in every fish species sampled. The researchers also found multidrug-resistant bacteria in fish at nearly all of the study sites, said Mark...

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2010-05-21 11:48:19

1 in 5 are very anxious about waking up during surgery Eight-five percent of patients who took part in a survey shortly after day surgery said that they had been anxious about receiving a general anesthetic, according to research in the May issue of the Journal of Advanced Nursing. Seventeen percent of respondents said they were very or extremely anxious, 22 percent said they were quite anxious, 46 percent said they were a little anxious and 15 percent experienced no anxiety at all. Key...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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