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Short-term Damage To Rat DNA Caused By Exposure To 'Prestige' Fuel
2012-10-15 11:21:39

An experiment carried out on rodents exposed to fuel similar to that of the Prestige tanker oil spill — which took place nearly a decade ago — shows that inhalation of the fuel causes damage to genetic material. According to the study, led by the University of A Coruña, the results could be used in relation to people who carry out the industrial cleaning of coasts. On 19 November, it will be ten years since the sinking of the Prestige, which caused one of Spain's...

2011-08-01 11:25:00

VANCOUVER, Wash., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A trio of senior living communities in the Prestige Care family were recently named to the U.S. News & World Report's list of "Best Nursing Homes" in 2011 for their dedication to providing the highest standard in senior and rehabilitation care. Each honoree - Chehalem Health and Rehabilitation Center, Porthaven Health Care Center and Creswell Health and Rehabilitation Center - qualified for inclusion on the list earlier this year by...

2011-03-17 09:32:00

RIJSWIJK, The Netherlands, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Intelligent System Helps Dutch Fleet Owner Integrate EV Charging in Regular Business Process Epyon BV, the leading European supplier of intelligent charging solutions for electric vehicles (EVs), announced today that it will deliver fast-charging equipment and software to help Prestige GreenCab manage the charging of its large-scale EV taxi fleet. Epyon will next month install a Terra Base Station 100.X with...

2011-03-14 14:39:32

A study at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) analyzing the capacity of a society to deal with maritime disasters such as the Prestige concludes that in Spain public measures still have not been taken to coordinate reaction when confronting this type of spills. The study analyzes the actions adopted by a dozen countries after suffering disasters similar to that of the Prestige, the oil tanker which sank off the coast of Galicia towards the end of 2002, provoking a spill of fuel-oil...

2010-10-22 11:50:00

HENDERSON, Nev., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Prestige Care announced today that Mira Loma resident Lillian "Ginnie" Oheim was featured in a "Good Morning America" segment this week that focused on the affects of Alzheimer's disease. Oheim, 91, spent most of her life in Maryland and moved to the Henderson area in 2006 to be closer to her family. She has lived at Prestige Senior Living at Mira Loma since July 2008. Like millions of Americans today, Oheim is living with Alzheimer's. First...

2009-05-19 08:45:00

NEW YORK, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Prestige Yacht Charters, a premier luxury-yacht charter company serving New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, today announced a series of business-friendly features available on its fleet, including a brand new ship, the Romantica. Yachts offer the latest audio/visual equipment, and confirmed business clients can test the set-up for their presentation in advance. Sophisticated projectors, screens and plasma TV monitors ensure compatibility for nearly any...

2009-03-31 08:45:00

NEW YORK, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Prestige Yacht Charters, a premier luxury-yacht charter company serving New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, today announced it will commemorate the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic on April 15, 1912 by creating a special resource page on its website including an exact replica of the first-class menu for the passengers' last meal. The resource page is available at http://prestigeyachtcharters.com/titanic.asp until May 15 and, in addition to...

2008-12-03 08:45:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Prestige Yacht Charters, a premier luxury-yacht charter company serving New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, today announced a new alternative for company holiday parties and New Year celebrations. Prestige is offering a special holiday package including a three-hour yacht cruise around Manhattan, an open bar and several entertainment options such as live bands, DJs, caricaturists or casinos. Employees may feast on gourmet cuisine of any style as they enjoy...


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