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2014-06-04 23:00:19

Lee Thayer's new book reveals ways to maintain health of the mind, which directly affects our lives. North Carolina (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Author Dr. Lee Thayer posts a remarkable question that goes, “If the greatest gains in human health and longevity came not from medical “science” but from sanitation and hygiene, why might this not also be the case with our waning mental health and longevity?” Through his book, propelled by his research, Thayer answers his question in the...

2014-06-04 08:30:28

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Envy Medical, Inc., a leader in professional skincare products and services, announced today that it has secured new growth capital from HCP & Company, a middle-market private equity firm headquartered in Chicago. The new funding will support sales and marketing initiatives, while also allowing the company to accelerate the development and introduction of exciting new skincare offerings designed to meet the growing demand for...

2014-06-03 23:14:16

Clubbell Flow Evolution created by Shane Heins is a new personal development training program that helps people improve their health. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Clubbell Flow Evolution created by Shane Heins is a new personal development training program that covers everything people need to improve their health. In the program, people will discover secrets on how to overcome challenges of their life, and...

2014-06-03 12:37:02

LONG BEACH, N.Y., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Sensei Adam Rostocki, The Chronic Pain Coach, has launched new proprietary coaching programs after 8 years of development and clinical testing. These programs are the culmination of a lifetime spent working with people who suffer from persistent pain and enduring illness. Sensei Rostocki is a noted pain researcher, educator and patient advocate. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140530/92909) Chronic pain coaching is...

2014-06-03 08:27:43

73% of those surveyed globally consider themselves to be creative versus 85% of Jack Morton Worldwide employees NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week Jack Morton Worldwide, one of the world's largest and most respected brand experience agencies, celebrates its 75(th) anniversary with the release of new global research about the state of creativity in the workplace worldwide. The research probes global employees about creativity, risk-taking and bravery-- qualities that have been...

2014-06-03 04:21:17

MELBOURNE, Australia and STAMFORD, Connecticut, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spinifex Pharmaceuticals, a pain drug development company, today announces that it has appointed Dr Ronald Marcus as Chief Medical Officer. Dr Marcus will be responsible for driving the development of Spinifex's lead candidate EMA401 and the Company's pre-clinical pipeline. He takes up his position immediately. EMA401 is a novel angiotensin II type 2 (AT2) receptor antagonist being developed as...

2014-06-02 23:06:48

Author Dan Brand poses thought-provoking ideas about the reality of human existence in new book. Brisbane, Australia (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Have you ever wondered why you were put on Earth? Or if this physical, human life is real, or just a dream? Australian author Dan Brand’s new book, “Mind WorX: An Inside Story,” is a compilation of thoughts and philosophical ideas written as a result of a certain curiosity about the human life we tend to take for granted. For years, he has tried...

2014-06-02 23:01:09

TrekDesk Treadmill Desk reports on a new study showing the relationship between fitness levels and cognitive abilities as one ages. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 A new study published in the journal Neurology (http://bit.ly/1oo7Pdt) found that the more physically active an individual is during their mid-twenties the better their cognitive abilities will be when they reach middle age. Unfortunately the nature of work has become increasingly sedentary, confining workers to cubicles...

Turning Memory Off And On In Rats To Aid Alzheimer's Research
2014-06-02 14:18:58

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online Memory is, it could be said, one of the most important keys in the propagation of a species. Without memory, one would be unable to recall fear of a predator or recognize a situation that promises a reward, such as food or an optimal mating situation. There is a flip-side to the coin of memory, too, however. A particularly traumatic experience can too easily be remembered given an environmental catalyst. Losing memory, as is the case...

Knowing More Than One Language Helps Keep Aging Brain Healthy
2014-06-02 08:28:07

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Edinburgh Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology have found that people who speak two or more languages have long-lasting benefits to their brain health. As part of the Lifelong Health and Wellbeing Initiative, the study found that knowing more than one language helps brain health by slowing down cognitive decline from aging even if they acquired the second language in adulthood. It...

Latest Mind Reference Libraries

2013-12-24 12:23:34

Spectrophobia is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors. Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection. In general, an individual suffering from this phobia has been traumatized in an event where they believe they have seen or heard apparitions or ghosts. The individual could also become traumatized by television shows, nightmares, or horror films. This fear could be the result of a trauma...

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Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'