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2014-03-04 23:02:27

InventHelp, founded in 1984 in Pittsburgh, is attempting to submit this idea, the Clogged Milk Duct Reliever, to companies for their consideration. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 With a growing number of women choosing to nurse their babies today, many more breast-feeding mothers are experiencing the discomfort from clogged milk ducts. Thanks to an inventor from Lower Burrell, Pa., relief is in sight. She developed a prototype for patent-pending CLOGGED MILK DUCT RELIEVER to ease...

2014-02-06 23:02:56

Efficient feed-based mastitis treatment boosts livestock health with unique microencapsulated technology. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Mastitis can be detrimental to essential milk production and quality in lactating livestock. In low socioeconomic regions of the world, poor milk quality or low production can negatively influence animal health and the livelihood of the farmers who raise them. Traditional treatments for mastitis has involved injections, ingestion of liquid...

2013-10-23 23:02:09

About Your Health is offering discounted breast thermography during the month of October. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 About Your Health is pleased to be offering its breast thermography services at a discount of 50 percent in recognition of Breast Health Month. Thermography appointments are available on Mondays and Thursdays. Breast thermography is a non-invasive procedure that involves absolutely no radiation and is FDA approved. It involves using a digital infrared camera to...

2013-09-08 23:02:38

PortaScience, Inc., a New Jersey company, was recently awarded $400K grant from Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation to commercialize a milk quality test for small farms in Africa. Moorestown, NJ (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 PortaScience, Inc., a New Jersey company, was recently awarded a grant from Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation to commercialize a milk quality test for small farms in Africa. Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation is a program funded by U.S. Agency for...

2012-03-19 19:23:27

Food-borne diseases might soon have another warrior to contend with, thanks to a new molecule discovered by chemists at the University of Illinois. The new antibiotic, an analog of the widely used food preservative nisin, also has potential to be a boon to the dairy industry as a treatment for bovine mastitis. The antibiotic nisin occurs naturally in milk, a product of bacteria resident in the cow's udder. It helps keep milk from spoiling and kills a broad spectrum of bacteria that cause...

2010-10-19 20:47:04

Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC), an aggressive and rare malignancy, is often initially misdiagnosed as an infection or rash. However, getting the correct diagnosis quickly is critical for patients because the disease spreads beyond the breast in a matter of just days or weeks. With that in mind, leading specialists from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Fox Chase Cancer Center have written a review of the current scientific and medical understanding of IBC, which includes...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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