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2013-10-09 13:02:32

UBC-Vancouver Coastal Health research casts doubt on CCSVI theory A study led by Dr. Anthony Traboulsee of the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health to see whether narrowing of the veins from the brain to the heart could be a cause of multiple sclerosis has found that the condition is just as prevalent in people without the disease. The results, published in the U.K. medical journal The Lancet, call into question a controversial theory that MS is associated with a...

2013-10-08 23:33:51

The Chinese Drywall Complaint Center says, "For the most part news coverage of the toxic Chinese drywall disaster in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Southeast Texas has all but vanished, even though we could easily be talking about several hundred thousand homes. What is worse is after nearly five years of discovering that toxic Chinese drywall will degrade an air conditioning coil to the point it leaks, there has not yet been one health study to see what long term...

2013-10-08 23:03:54

Dr. John Starr of Golden Triangle Periodontal Center can help patients experiencing tooth loss from periodontal disease with laser gum procedures and dental implants. Dr. Starr's laser treatment offers predictable, reliable results, while dental implants provide numerous benefits for patients who are missing teeth. Columbus, MS (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Dr. John Starr of Golden Triangle Periodontal Center can help patients experiencing tooth loss from periodontal disease with laser...

2013-10-04 08:23:21

MISSISSIPPI STATE, Miss., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mississippi State University has been awarded a $10 million grant for five years of support from the National Institutes of Health to further research focusing on diseases that affect animal and human health. NIH's Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence, or COBRE, provides competitive grants in support of multidisciplinary centers that strengthen institutional biomedical research capacity. MSU researchers started...

2013-10-03 23:04:15

Adcock will oversee all operations at the Mississippi plant. Grand Prairie, Texas (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 American Eurocopter has named Samuel Adcock to the position of Vice President – General Manager of the company’s helicopter production plant in Columbus, Miss. Adcock will assume his new role October 7. He will oversee all operations at the Mississippi plant, will be a member of the American Eurocopter Executive Committee and report directly to President and Chief Executive Marc...

2013-10-02 16:25:54

MISSISSIPPI STATE, Miss., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A world leader in paper and building products manufacturing is praising Mississippi State as a top producer of the company's new employees. Georgia-Pacific recently recognized the university as its No. 1 generator of total new hires from institutions of higher learning offering forest products concentrations. A 135-year-old land-grant institution whose academic program in forestry began in 1909, MSU also is second in...

2013-10-02 16:25:36

NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Rogosin Institute and its Dreyfus Health Foundation (DHF) division have embarked on the "New Pathways to Health" initiative in partnership with the Aaron E. Henry Community Health Services Center, Inc. (AEH), the Mississippi Office of Nursing Workforce (ONW), Tri-County Workforce Alliance (TCWA), and the University of Mississippi's Center for Population Studies (CPS). This initiative is designed to improve the lives of families...

2013-10-01 08:31:54

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Multiple Sclerosis Society today announced that it has entered into a research collaboration agreement with GE Healthcare through Fast Forward, a not for profit subsidiary of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, to co-fund a clinical study with the GE investigational PET tracer, GE180, in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). The clinical study, which will be enrolling patients in the United Kingdom, is aimed to aid...

2013-09-27 08:26:09

-- Awards advance Society's NOW Campaign goals to protect and restore nerve-insulating myelin damaged by multiple sclerosis and bring about recovery of function for people living with the disease NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has just committed $7 million to support 15 new research projects focusing on innovative approaches to repair the coating of myelin that protects nerve fibers and which is destroyed by the MS disease process....

2013-09-26 16:26:01

JACKSON, Miss., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Magnolia Health (Magnolia) announced today that it has received approval from state and federal officials to participate as a Qualified Health Plan issuer in the Mississippi Health Insurance Marketplace, where it will offer a line of products branded as Ambetter from Magnolia Health. Ambetter from Magnolia Health, the commercial insurance product to be offered by Magnolia through the newly formed Health Insurance Marketplace, received...


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Delta National Forest
2014-01-20 10:49:59

The Delta National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in western Mississippi. It is located in Sharkey County and has an area of 60,898 acres. The forest headquarters are located in Jackson, Mississippi, as are all six National Forest in Mississippi, but there are local ranger district offices found in Rolling Fork. It is one of only six National Forests that are featured entirely within a single county. The Green Ash-Overcup Oak-Sweetgum Research National Areas within the Delta...

De Soto National Forest
2013-12-24 12:01:36

The De Soto National Forest is 518,587 acres of pine forest in southern Mississippi. It’s one of the most significant protected areas for the biological diversity of the Gulf Coast ecoregion of North America. It is a nationally significant site for the protection of longleaf pine savannas, pine flatwoods, and longleaf pine forests. More than 90 percent of this ecosystem type has been lost within the United States. The wet pine savannas support uncommon and endangered plant and animal...

2012-06-14 09:35:50

Symbol: SPMI9 Group: Moss Family: Sphagnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Sphagnopsida – Peat mosses Subclass   Sphagnidae Order   Sphagnales Family   Sphagnaceae Genus   Sphagnum L. – sphagnum Species   Sphagnum mississippiense R.E....

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2007-03-16 18:33:29

The Blue sucker, Cycleptus elongatus, is a freshwater species of fish in the sucker family. Huge migrations of these fast, powerful fish once migrated throughout the Mississippi River basin, and spring harvests of blue sucker were a staple food for early pioneers. Blue suckers are quite rare today, mainly due to the segmentation of habitat caused by the thousands of dams that have been built in the last century. Early records indicate that this fish once reached weights of over 40 lb,...

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2007-02-13 14:51:50

The Pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) is an endangered species of fish that exists in the waters of the Mississippi and Missouri River and numerous tributaries. In 1990, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service placed the species on the endangered species list, as very few young sturgeon had been found in recent years, and also due to the fact that all sightings of the fish had lessened in the preceding decade. The Pallid sturgeon is one of the largest fish found in the Mississippi...

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