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2013-05-29 23:25:13

“Your Teen 360°: I Was in an Abusive Relationship,” takes a close look at teenagers who end up in abusive relationships and the need to pursue healthy ones. Beachwood, OH (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Abusive relationships is the focus of Your Teen 360°, a special report from Your Teen Magazine for parents of teenagers. Your Teen Magazine created Your Teen 360° to offer parents multiple perspectives from teenagers, parents and experts. The series, “Your Teen 360°: I...

2013-05-04 11:57:08

Mathematicians from Queen Mary, University of London will bring researchers one-step closer to understanding how the structure of the brain relates to its function in two recently published studies. Publishing in Physical Review Letters the researchers from the Complex Networks group at Queen Mary´s School of Mathematical Sciences describe how different areas in the brain can have an association despite a lack of direct interaction. The team, in collaboration with researchers in...

2013-05-03 23:02:33

F.H. Cann and Associates Inc. (FHC), a nationally recognized industry leader in collections and receivables optimization, announced today that long time student loan and financial service industry veterans Mike Beatty, Rick Broady, and Mary Lanzillo have been appointed to Executive Leadership and Officer roles within the organization. Mike Beatty will now serve as Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) as well as General Counsel, and Rick Broady will now serve as Chief Administrative Officer (CAO),...

2013-04-23 12:09:12

Animal sanctuaries can play an important role in rehabilitating goats and other animals that have suffered from neglect, according to scientists at Queen Mary, University of London. In this first scientific study of rescued animals, the researchers examined moods in 18 goats, nine of which had endured poor welfare, such as inappropriate diet, and lack of space or shelter before arriving at a sanctuary. They created a spatial awareness test, which involved giving the animals an opportunity...

2013-04-09 18:16:56

Newborn babies' immune system development and levels of vitamin D have been found to vary according to their month of birth, according to new research. The research, from scientists at Queen Mary, University of London and the University of Oxford, provides a potential biological basis as to why an individual's risk of developing the neurological condition multiple sclerosis (MS) is influenced by their month of birth. It also supports the need for further research into the potential...

2013-04-05 23:02:32

Mary Washington Healthcare, along with other national, state and community organizations, is leading a massive effort to highlight the importance of advance healthcare decision“making–an effort that has culminated in the formal designation of Tuesday, April 16 as National Healthcare Decisions Day. On April 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Mary Washington Hospital and Stafford Hospital welcome the public to each hospital´s atrium to receive free information about advance...

Efficient Bees Use Logic And Observation To Find Nectar
2013-04-05 09:39:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Why do bees copy each other when looking for nectar?  The answer is remarkably simple, according to a new study from Queen Mary, University of London and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL). Bees have tiny brains. But even with this handicap, they are smart enough to pick out the most attractive flowers by watching other bees and learning from their behavior. The use of simple logic allows them to watch for the most...

2013-02-20 14:37:20

The high cost of medication, stigmatization and poor acceptance of their condition are causing young adults to take a dangerous approach to managing their asthma, according to new research published today in the journal BMJ Open. In the UK 5.4 million people are currently receiving treatment for asthma: 1.1 million children (one in 11) and 4.3 million adults (one in 12). There were 1,131 deaths from asthma in the UK in 2009. Most asthma deaths are preventable. Despite the availability...

2013-02-19 11:35:02

Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have identified a gene present in some melanoma which appears to make the tumour cells more resistant to treatment, according to research published today in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. The scientists discovered that the gene TP63 is unexpectedly expressed in some melanoma and correlates significantly with a worse prognosis. It is hoped this new understanding of what makes some melanoma cells so difficult to kill will help inform the...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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