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2014-01-23 08:36:29

First to Track, Assess and Offer Personalized, Guided Sleep Improvement PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SleepRate (www.sleeprate.com), a company that helps people sleep better to improve their quality of life, today released the first affordable sleep improvement solution based on proprietary sleep analysis algorithms as well as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBTI) protocols exclusively licensed from Stanford University School of Medicine, Psychiatry, and...

2014-01-17 16:23:40

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America applauds Congress for enacting the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014, H.R. 3547, which provides funding for vital lupus research and education programs. While the legislation provides good news for the fight against lupus, the omnibus bill only partially restores National Institutes of Health (NIH) funds that were previously cut from federal budgets through the automatic spending reductions known as...

2014-01-16 23:00:20

In a novel approach to stroke research, investigators from NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center will collaborate to create the New York Stroke Trials Network of Columbia and Cornell. The network is one of 25 regional stroke centers across the country funded by the National Institutes of Health Stroke Trials Network (NIH StrokeNet), announced by the National Institutes of Health in December 2013. New York, NY (PRWEB)...

2014-01-15 12:21:36

BALTIMORE, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institute of Health ("NIH"), the nation's largest biomedical research institution, will utilize Curtis Bay Medical Waste Services (www.curtisbaymws.com) for the next 5 years through 2018, for all of NIH's medical waste transportation and processing services. Curtis Bay was selected based on its environmentally sustainable and reliable medical waste management services, along with its proven commitment to exceptional customer...

2014-01-14 16:25:57

Company Continues Commitment to Families of Children Treated at the National Institutes of Health RESTON, Va, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos [NYSE: LDOS], a national security, health and engineering solutions company, continued its support of The Children's Inn at NIH with its second $100,000 donation in 2013 to assist The Inn's Park and Playground. The Children's Inn at NIH is a residential "place like home" for more than 1,500 seriously ill children and their families...

2014-01-04 23:21:13

Therapist Al R. Zia of Natural-Med therapy in Ann Arbor is approved by NIH & IRB to conduct clinical research on the effect of CranioSacral integrative therapy on Parkinson's disease. Now recruiting patients for clinical trial & offering complimentary treatment during clinical trial for Parkinson's & cancer sufferers. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 The Natural-Med Therapy clinic for CranioSacral integrated therapy is a therapy center for Parkinson's, Cancer...

NFL NIH Study Traumatic Brain Injury
2013-12-20 14:43:32

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Increased awareness of the long-term effects of concussions is causing changes at all levels of contact sports, and with this increased awareness in mind, the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society (PFATS) has announced a partnership with USA Football to increase player safety by endorsing USA Football’s Heads Up Football program. The endorsement comes after the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Football...

Study Suggests Brain Blood Vessel Cells May Be Therapeutic Targets For Alzheimer's Disease
2013-12-13 14:28:51

NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke A study in mice shows how a breakdown of the brain's blood vessels may amplify or cause problems associated with Alzheimer's disease. The results published in Nature Communications suggest that blood vessel cells called pericytes may provide novel targets for treatments and diagnoses. "This study helps show how the brain's vascular system may contribute to the development of Alzheimer's disease," said study leader Berislav V....

2013-12-13 09:53:14

Children of 2-parent homes grow up to have lower rates of adult hypertension In a study of African-American men, researchers from the National Institutes of Health found that boys who grew up in two-parent homes were less likely to have high blood pressure as adults compared to those raised by a single parent. Reported in the Dec. 12, 2013, issue of the journal Hypertension, this is the first study of an African-American population to document an association between childhood family living...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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