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Investigating The Slimy Bioluminscence Of A Hidden Sea Worm
2013-11-14 05:45:54

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study, led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, is investigating the mechanisms behind a little-known marine worm that produces a dazzling bioluminescent display in the form of puffs of blue light, released into seawater. The Chaetopterus marine worm, commonly known as the "parchment tube worm" due to the opaque, cocoon-like cylinders where it makes its home, is found around the world in muddy environments,...

2013-07-31 23:03:21

Breakthrough Relumins formula naturally increases serum and cellular glutathione levels. West Long Branch, New Jersey (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Relumins Labs announced August 1st as the introduction date for the newest product in their Advanced White skin care line. Advanced Glutathione Boosters are based on new research on glutathione metabolic pathways, including a 2009 study that shows the benefits of alpha lipoic acid in treating diabetic neuropathies, vascular disease, hypertension, and...

2013-06-21 23:21:13

Save the Children organization recently performed a study into childhood malnutrition and found that it can lead to learning issues later in life. Liquid Health, Inc. makes a children's multivitamin that can help to fill in the gaps in a child's diet. Murrieta, CA (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 At the end of May, Save the Children announced the findings of a recent study they performed looking at chronic childhood hunger. The study “sheds new light on how missing out on nutritious food...

2013-04-30 23:04:50

Zebrafish study suggests new research in The FASEB Journal confirms that zebrafish can be used as a model of human exposure to cyanide that vitamin B2 is an antidote to cyanide poisoning With the remains of a recent lottery winner having been exhumed for foul play related to cyanide poisoning, future winners might wonder what they can do to avoid the same fate. A new report in The FASEB Journal involving zebrafish suggests that riboflavin, also known as vitamin B2, may mitigate the toxic...

Commercial Production Of Vitamin-D Enhanced Mushrooms Get The Go-ahead
2011-09-08 05:06:31

  A new commercial processing technology is suitable for boosting the vitamin D content of mushrooms and has no adverse effects on other nutrients in those tasty delicacies, the first study on the topic has concluded. The technology, which involves exposing mushrooms to the same kind of ultraviolet light that produces suntans, can greatly boost mushrooms' vitamin D content. It appears in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Ryan Simon and colleagues note that many...

2011-07-25 12:59:00

LOS ANGELES, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned Beverly Hills ophthalmologist Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler performed his revolutionary non-invasive Holcomb C3-R® procedure on John Allen, a 31-year old from Shawnee, Oklahoma. Born partially deaf and with Down syndrome, Allen's vision was failing due to the degenerative eye disease Keratoconus. Though surgical options do exist to correct the disorder, surgeons had been reluctant to operate on Allen due to his pre-existing...

2011-06-14 13:05:00

LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of MigreLief, the world's most successful patented natural migraine prevention therapy, can now be seen on the popular nationally broadcast Lifetime series, "The Balancing Act." On June 20th and again on July 25th, (7:00 a.m. et/pt) this informative and entertaining show that provides a daily source of tips, knowledge and latest health news for women, will feature the first name in migraine relief, MigreLief. Being interviewed on...

2011-03-29 06:40:00

MCHENRY, Ill., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A potentially blinding disease called keratoconus may now be stopped and even reversed with a new process applying vitamin B2 eye drops and low-dose ultraviolet light to the diseased eye. The first FDA-monitored clinical trial in Illinois of what is called "corneal collagen cross linking" has begun and is enrolling under the direction of Robert L. Epstein, MD at the McHenry and Niles offices of Mercy Health System. People afflicted with...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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