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2013-07-30 23:32:04

Sold as ecstasy, the tablets may contain PMA, have reportedly claimed two lives in Ireland, and are potentially implicated in others. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The illegal substance ecstasy has enjoyed resurgence in the culture of illicit drugs recently, but startling new developments in the United Kingdom have resulted in the deaths of several young people. Local police have issued warnings for pills being sold as “green Rolexes.” Forensic analysis has shown that ecstasy pills...

After Stroke, Magnetic Brain Stimulation Helps With Speech Therapy
2013-07-29 05:23:15

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Stroke patients who have parts of their brain stimulated with a magnetic coil prior to taking part in speech and language therapy made three times as much progress than those who did not undergo the procedure, according to research recently published in the journal Stroke. By using a non-invasive technique to temporarily shut down the parts of the brain that function properly, researchers from McGill University in Montreal...

2013-07-24 23:04:34

SF-based Two Degrees Food and DC-based Earth Starter have created a partnership to donate meals to children in need for every Nourishmat garden purchased. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Two Degrees, Inc., the first buy-one give-one food company, and Earth Starter, a food empowerment company that teaches consumers how to grow their own food, have teamed up to provide meals to hungry kids across America. The partnership brings together two food-focused, social startups with a...

2013-07-23 23:28:30

RKNet Studio, the producer of Cognitions Bridge suite of brain fitness and cognitive skills development mobile apps, was selected as an award-winning company by the New Jersey Business Incubation Network. Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno, the honored guest speaker, congratulated the companies on their accomplishments and thanked them for the contributions they are making to New Jersey’s economy. Middletown, NJ (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno, the honored guest speaker,...

2013-07-12 23:34:38

Based on evidence, the brain stimulating activities like reading, writing, dancing and playing intelligence games like 21 Bridge can substantially reduce memory decline and improve cognitive skills in young and older adults. Middletown, NJ (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Anant Goel, CEO at RKNet Studios stated: "Brain stimulating activities that include playing intelligence game 21 Bridge early in life, can reduce memory decline and enhance cognitive skills with age." According to the...

2013-07-12 23:20:47

Mindmaster created by Tony Dosanjh is a new personal development program that provides people with brain training exercises, step-by-step techniques, fat loss diet plans, and detailed instructions on how to train their mind and improve their mental fitness. A full Mindmaster overview on the site Vkool.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Mindmaster created by Tony Dosanjh is a new personal development program that provides people with brain...

2013-07-12 23:16:53

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, commends Shelli Kesler and her team of researchers for conducting a study that could help cancer survivors with their mental recovery. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 On July 12, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, commends Shelli Kesler, a Stanford University clinical neuropsychologist, and her colleagues for using brain-training...

2013-07-09 23:24:45

Yes, brain fitness games can improve performance on the cognitive tasks engaged. The big question is whether or not taking a brain test again and again, and improving one’s score in brain games, indicates a real life improvement in cognitive skills? Middletown, NJ (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Anant Goel, CEO at RKNet stated: “People need cognitive skills to function and to survive in real life… and not in a test tube or the lab. It’s all about developing multiple cognitive skills in...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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