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chocolate craving
2014-09-17 05:28:23

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you have ever succumbed to a craving for high-calorie snacks, and most of us surely have, you may not feel quite so bad after reading a study by the School of Public Health and Health Systems and the Department of Kinesiology at Canada’s University of Waterloo. What you may have thought was a personal weakness could have been a simple evolutionary neurological response. The researchers discovered that such over-indulgence may be...

2014-09-09 23:12:35

According to Neuropsychologist Dr. Kenneth Freundlich with Morris Psychological Group one side effect that is just beginning to be understood is that heart disease has consequences for thinking and communication. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 As medical intervention and treatment have improved and as people have become more conscientious about lifestyle factors that improve heart health, deaths from heart disease have declined. According to the American Heart Association,...

2014-09-09 12:30:05

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CannaVest Corp. (OTCBB: CANV), a leading manufacturer and distributor of hemp and Cannabidiol (CBD) based products, has received the highest Cannabidiol (CBD) concentrate award at the Seattle High Times Cannabis Cup, on September 7, in Seattle, Washington. It is the fifth top honors win for the Company in this category, and marks an industry record number of wins. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140403/LA98016LOGO In addition to...

brain to brain telepathy
2014-09-07 04:44:30

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers have taken telepathic communication out of the realm of science fiction and into reality, successfully demonstrating that a simple message can be sent directly from the brain of one person to the mind of another. In research published recently in PLOS ONE, Dr. Alvaro Pascual-Leone, a neurologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and a professor at Harvard Medical School, and his colleagues explain how they...

2014-08-28 08:27:46

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany, August 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CAIDE Dementia Risk App from Merz Pharmaceuticals is available free of charge for people from 40 to 65 to calculate their individual risk for getting dementia within the next two decades. Using a traffic light color scheme, the App can also help physicians discuss preventive measures with patients at risk. The new "CAIDE Dementia Risk App (Cardiovascular risk factors, Aging and Incidence of DEmentia) has...

2014-08-26 23:13:02

New Brain Training Program Tailored to Meet the Needs and Preferences of the Boomer Generation Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Dakim, Inc., a leader in the development of clinically proven brain fitness programs, has just released a new online brain training program aimed specifically at Boomers, for whom, according to a 2012 AARP survey, "leeping their mind sharp" is their number one priority. “For those of us over 50, warning signs like forgetting why we walked...

Premiere Of Universal Pictures "Man Of the Year" - Arrivals
2014-08-19 05:17:09

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On August 11, 2014, people were rocked by the news that Robin Williams had committed suicide by asphyxiation. He hung himself according to one CNN article. For many, the shock was too confusing. Williams helped the world through his stage performances, shows, and movies. He did charity work, entertained the troops, and spread laughter to many. His sudden suicide hurt many. A Huffington Post report included a written statement from...

2014-08-18 23:01:42

“Hunger in America” Study Reveals the Current Face of Hunger Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 More than 530,700 people in the Washington metro region, 12 percent of the area’s population, turn to food pantries and meal service programs to feed themselves and their families, according to a new study released today by the Capital Area Food Bank and Feeding America. Hunger in America 2014 is the largest and most comprehensive study of people seeking food assistance in the United...

2014-08-15 23:03:31

Dr. Patrick Walsh, Director of the Marianjoy Psychology Department and Coordinator of the Brain Injury Program, has been appointed to the State of Illinois Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Advisory Council. This advisory council makes recommendations to the governor for developing and administering a comprehensive State Plan to provide services to individuals with brain or spinal cord injuries and to help prevent new injuries from occurring. Wheaton, Illinois (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Dr....

2014-08-12 00:21:04

HELSINKI, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexstim (the "Company"), the world leader in Navigated Brain Stimulation, announces the appointment of Mikko Karvinen as its new Chief Financial Officer effective as of 18 August. Mr Karvinen (aged 37) started his career as a financial analyst at OP Bank Group, Vaisala Oyj (in Boston and Boulder, USA) and Automaster Oy. In 2009 he was appointed CFO at SSH Communications Security Oyj, a market leader in encrypted network...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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