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2013-10-23 23:02:23

Seminar is open to the public on Saturday, Nov. 2 at Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria, LA from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Shreveport, LA (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 The Muscular Dystrophy Association invites residents in the Ark-La-Tex area to fight back against muscle disease by participating in the "Living with a Muscle Disease" seminar on Saturday, Nov. 2 at Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria, La. from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. "Living with a Muscle Disease"...

Researchers Discover And Treat Toxic Effects Of ALS Mutation Using Neurons Made From Patients' Skin Cells
2013-10-16 16:30:46

Cell Press Researchers have discovered how the most common genetic abnormality in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD) kills neurons and have successfully developed a therapeutic strategy to block this neurodegeneration in neurons made from the skin cells of ALS patients. The findings, which are published online in the October 16th issue of the Cell Press journal Neuron, have important implications for treating patients with these debilitating, currently...

2013-10-15 23:21:50

Hundreds of business and civic leaders from Southern California donning flapper dresses and zoot suits ''swung' into fundraising action at the annual gala on Oct. 12. Los Angeles (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Hundreds of business and civic leaders from Southern California donning flapper dresses and zoot suits ''swung' into fundraising action at the eighth annual Tradition of Hope gala on Oct. 12 to raise more than $1.2 million to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy...

2013-10-13 23:00:30

DailyGossip.org reviews one of the latest natural treatments for urticaria. The new treatment was developed by Dr Gary M. Levin. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 13, 2013 The Natural Urticaria Treatment by Dr M. Levin review published by http://www.DailyGossip.org on October 13, shows that this condition is actually caused by an overactive immune system. This is an impressive conclusion that Dr Gary M. Levin reached after years of research. According to the researcher this is the main...

2013-10-10 23:04:12

The peroxisome, a tiny intracellular organelle, was discovered in the mid-1960s, and for nearly 50 years scientists were unsure of how it and TSC2 worked. Now a team at Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) Institute of Biosciences and Technology (IBT) know that TSC2 keeps peroxisomes at the right levels to maintain healthy cells. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 When it comes to survival on the cellular level, mysteries have abounded for decades. In a paper published in the...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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