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2012-07-06 23:01:53

VitalMax Vitamins, a worldwide vitamin and supplement company, relates that their new sleep supplement Restalin contains a proprietary blend of 6 herbs and flowers that encourages deep and restful sleep. They add that Restalin also works for either short or long-term insomnia. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 VitalMax Vitamins relates that their new sleep supplement Restalin contains a proprietary blend of 6 herbs and flowers that encourages deep and restful sleep. They add that...

2012-06-20 10:15:08

A group of Spanish researchers has discovered a new function of the neurotransmitter dopamine in controlling sleep regulation. Dopamine acts in the pineal gland, which is central to dictating the 'circadian rhythm' in humans–the series of biological processes that enables brain activity to adapt to the time of the day (that is, light and dark cycles). The researchers, from the CIBERNED (Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades...

2012-06-20 00:41:08

Breast cancer is the number one cause of female mortality. It affects 100 out of 100,000 women per year in developed countries. Each year, more than 1.3 million new cases are diagnosed, 53,000 of these in France. The risk factors of breast cancer are varied. They include genetic mutations, late first pregnancy, low parity or hormone therapy, but other causes of breast cancer such as way of life, environmental or professional causes have not yet been completely identified. In 2010, based...

2012-06-13 10:33:00

-University of Granada researchers have tested melatonin analogues in rats that inhibit the enzyme nitric oxide synthase (NOS), which is involved in the development of the diseases referred above. -This enzyme is also involved in other conditions as inflammatory bowel disease or rheumatoid arthritis, as well as in neurodegenerative conditions as Huntington's disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. University of Granada researchers have tested melatonin analogues in rats as it inhibits...

2012-06-01 23:03:01

“Light at night is bad for health” is the opening statement in the article in Harvard Medical School´s Health Letter (1) that identifies the problem as the blue rays from ordinary light bulbs. Photonic Developments LLC sells eyeglasses that block blue light and light bulbs that don´t produce blue light. Use of these products solves this serious health problem that affects everyone. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 The Harvard Medical School Health Letter...

Developments In Cancer Research Regarding Women
2012-05-30 06:24:11

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com It´s a known fact that males and females suffer inequalities. First, it was in school. Then, it was in the workplace. Even though times are changing and women are gaining more power, they still have the short end of the stick when it comes to cancer treatment and fertility. New research has come out regarding the causes of cancer and the effects of cancer treatment for women. A new study by a Swedish team of researchers, published in the Journal of...

2012-05-08 23:02:58

Recent studies show melatonin helps prevent and treat Alzheimer´s disease. Special glasses from LowBlueLights.com (Photonic Developments LLC) that block blue light, worn for a few hours before bedtime, make it possible to increase the time when melatonin is present from 7 or 8 hours to 11 or12 hours. This may shift the balance in favor of health. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) May 07, 2012 In recent papers from Italy, Russia and the US, scientists have described the possible benefits...

Smalleye Pigmy Sharks Get Their Glow On For Camouflage
2012-04-27 04:40:45

Jason Farmer for RedOrbit.com There are a number of sharks that have specialized light-emitting organs on their undersides that allow them to glow in the darkest depths of the ocean. In fact, according to researchers, at least 10% of all known shark species are luminous, and this ability is one of the most mysterious areas of shark biology. A new study of a tiny predator known as the Smalleye pygmy shark (Squalious aliae), led by Dr Julien Claes from the Catholic University of Louvain...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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