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2014-05-27 23:06:49

On World MS Day, May 28, the National MS Society asks people with MS from around the world to share their wishes and how they hope to access their best lives while providing exciting updates on research and treatments helping to lead the way. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 To raise awareness of multiple sclerosis (MS), the Multiple Sclerosis International Federation, composed of MS organizations circling the globe, is encouraging people to join together and share their “One Day”...

2014-05-27 08:29:07

On World MS Day, May 28, the National MS Society asks people with MS from around the world to share their wishes on how they hope to access their best lives NEW YORK, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To raise awareness of multiple sclerosis (MS), the Multiple Sclerosis International Federation, composed of MS organizations circling the globe, among them the National MS Society, is encouraging people to join together and share their "One Day" wishes about their lives with MS with the...

2014-05-22 08:24:06

WHIPPANY, N.J., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer, the global health care, agriculture and high-tech polymer materials company, received the U.S.-based Foreign Policy Association's (FPA) 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility Award at the FPA's 95(th) annual dinner in New York City on May 21. Dr. Marijn Dekkers, Bayer's Chairman and CEO, accepted the award honoring Bayer's good corporate citizenship as demonstrated by the many ways and extent to which the company gives back to the...

2014-05-21 23:04:00

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “EpiCast Report Multiple Sclerosis – Epidemiology Forecast to 2023” to its store. Order a purchase copy @ http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/purchase?rname=179179 . Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The number of multiple sclerosis (MS) prevalent cases across the ten major markets (10MM) will increase from 904,908 in 2013 to 940,413 by 2023, at an Annual Growth Rate (AGR) of 0.39%. The company’s latest report ”EpiCast Report Multiple Sclerosis...

2014-05-16 12:29:16

ATLANTA, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds homeowners, renters, businesses and non-profit organizations in Mississippi of the deadline to submit disaster loan applications for damages caused by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding on April 7-10. The deadline to apply for a physical damage disaster loan is June 20, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO Low-interest disaster loans are available in...

2014-05-16 08:25:39

LA JOLLA, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mice crippled by an autoimmune disease similar to multiple sclerosis (MS) regained the ability to walk and run after a team of researchers led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), University of Utah and University of California (UC), Irvine implanted human stem cells into their injured spinal cords. Remarkably, the mice recovered even after their bodies rejected the human stem cells. "When we implanted the...

2014-05-12 23:03:56

The first cities will be turned on by late August 2013 which is an incredibly rapid rollout, says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 C Spire announced they are starting construction of their next-generation 1 Gbps Fiber to the Home service in several Mississippi cities, which offers 100 times faster Internet access, according to their May 8, announcement and press release. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “1 Gbps Internet is becoming...

2014-05-12 13:53:09

University of Texas at Austin New method -- the first physics-based look at the net effect of nitrate removal in the Mississippi network -- shows the filtering system operating at max capacity A new method of measuring the interaction of surface water and groundwater along the length of the Mississippi River network adds fresh evidence that the network's natural ability to chemically filter out nitrates is being overwhelmed. The research by hydrogeologists at The University of Texas...

2014-05-08 12:29:52

SALT LAKE CITY, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mice severely disabled by a multiple sclerosis (MS) - like condition could walk less than two weeks following treatment with human stem cells. The finding, which uncovers new avenues for treating MS, will be published online on May 15, 2014, in the journal Stem Cell Reports. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140205/DC59634LOGO When scientists transplanted human stem cells into MS mice, they predicted the cells would be...

2014-05-07 23:09:56

Mississippi’s Memorial Hospital in Gulfport ready to accept additional breastmilk donations from healthy, lactating mothers who want to help feed premature, medically fragile infants. Gulfport, MI (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, Miss., and the Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas today announced its plans to increase the supply of donor human milk in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) in hospitals in Gulfport and across the state by offering free screenings to...


Latest Mississippi Reference Libraries

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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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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