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2014-10-31 23:03:57

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “EpiCast Report Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023” to its store. Spain will have the highest growth in the total prevalent cases of IBS in the 7MM between 2013 and 2023. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) November 01, 2014 Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic, relapsing gastrointestinal disorder that is characterized by abdominal discomfort or pain, bloating, and changes in bowel habit. Due to the lack of a demonstrable structural...

2014-10-30 12:32:46

- Agreement makes bank the largest to sign on with Iowa company HOUSTON and DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass today announced an agreement that opens its technology platform to payments innovator Dwolla, allowing customers of the bank to use the Iowa startup's real-time network to make money transfers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155284LOGO The deal makes BBVA Compass the largest bank to partner with Dwolla, a nimble alternative to the...

2014-10-29 04:20:28

Analysis of more than 600 million traveler data points shows top destinations and seasonal fluctuations across the global travel market SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sojern, the world's leading data-driven traveler engagement platform, today released its Q3 Global Travel Insights Report based on the rigorous analysis of more than 600 million traveler intent data points across the globe. The report reveals that burgeoning tourism markets and recent world events have...

2014-10-27 23:00:55

A report released by the Spanish Ministry of Health finds that mesothelioma is “grossly under-recognized” in Spain. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Researchers in Spain say many workers who contract mesothelioma after on-the-job asbestos exposure are not getting the recognition and compensation to which they are entitled. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the new research. Click here to read it now. Healthcare researchers at Spain’s Ministry of Health and...

2014-10-27 12:27:06

-- NBA All-Stars Kevin Durant and James Harden Return as BBVA Global Ambassadors in New Ad Campaign -- NEW YORK and MADRID, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The NBA and BBVA today announced a multiyear extension of their marketing partnership, cementing the global financial services group's role as Official Bank of the NBA, the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA), and the NBA Development League (NBA D-League). To accompany the news of the agreement's extension,...

2014-10-23 23:02:43

Topical study “Market Snapshot: Transcatheter Heart Valve 2007 to 2020 - Europe (Germany, France, Italy, UK, Spain)” drawn up by GBI Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com London, UK (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 The European transcatheter heart valve (THV) market value is expected to grow from a value of around USD 483 million as of 2013 to reach close to USD 1.66 billion by 2020-end, at a CAGR of nearly 19.5%. This colossal growth, relating to the five leading markets of...

2014-10-23 16:29:30

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Physical Fitness Equipment in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Treadmills, Resistance Equipment (Free Weights, & Home Gyms/ Multi-Stations), Elliptical Trainers, Aerobic Riders, Cross Country Ski Machines, Stationary Exercise Bicycles, Exercise Bikes (Upright Stationary, Group Exercise, & Recumbent Stationary), Benches, Ab Crunchers/ Abdominal Machines, Step Machines/ Stair...

2014-10-23 12:25:45

- Series launches Dec. 1 in Jacksonville, Fla., and includes stops in seven cities HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass announced today that award-winning entrepreneur and technology journalist Shane Snow will headline the bank's second annual Business Strategy Forum series, which puts entrepreneurs and senior executives face to face with leading business thinkers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139263 The series, which begins Dec. 1 in...

2014-10-22 08:25:26

Leading petrochemical process technology will support CEPSA Chemical's production of building block materials for plastics used for fast-growing industries DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that CEPSA Chemical (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., will use UOP process technology to meet demand in China for key petrochemicals used to make plastics for the fast-growing domestic construction and automotive industries. CEPSA...

2014-10-22 04:21:52

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Spain declined 0.2 percent in August to 107.4 (2004 = 100), following a 0.4 percent increase in July, and a 0.5 percent increase in June. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for Spain, a measure of current economic activity, was unchanged in August, remaining at 95.1 (2004 = 100), following a 0.2 percent increase in July, and no change in June....


Latest Spain Reference Libraries

Merino
2014-10-16 11:24:17

The Merino is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in Central Spain and Turkey. It is thought that the foundation stock of this breed was introduced into the area by a tribe of Berbers during the twelfth century. During the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, breeders from Spain introduced breeds from England, developing the Merino sheep strains that would shape the breed of today. These sheep comprised three strains known as the Negretti, the Paula, and the Royal Escurial flocks....

Iberian Pig
2014-08-13 11:40:37

The Iberian pig, also known as the black Iberian pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated on the Iberian Peninsula in areas including Spain and Portugal. It is thought that this breed can be traced back to the Neolithic era, when animal domestication first began, but the most accepted theory pertaining to the origin of this breed states that domesticated pigs were brought over by the Phoenicians and allowed to breed with wild boars, producing what is thought to be the ancestors of the...

Asturian Valley cattle
2014-07-06 14:22:13

The Asturian Valley is a breed of cattle native to the valleys of Asturias, Spain and raised in the northern coastal region of the Bay of Biscay and the river valleys of the Cordillera Cantabrica mountain range. During the 1800s, the Asturian Valley were the most abundant cattle breed of northern Spain. However, in the early 1900s, foreign breeds began to overrun the area and by the mid 1900s, only 22,000 Asturian Valley cattle were left. Beginning in the 1980s, the Spanish government...

Spanish-Norman Horse
2014-06-27 15:50:25

The Spanish-Norman is a breed of horse that originated in Spain. It was developed by crossing the Andalusian of Spain and the Percheron of France. In 1991 a registry was formed in Connecticut, United States to maintain the breed. As of 2011, there were over 100 Andalusian stallions in the registry as foundation sires. The Andalusian was a descendent of the Iberian horse of Spain and originated in the Andalusia region. The Percheron horse originated in France in the former Perche province,...

Perez’s Frog, Pelophylax perezi
2013-07-19 16:15:38

Perez's Frog (Pelophylax Perezi) is a species of frog belonging to the Ranidae family. It's found in southern France, Spain, Portugal, and two sites in the United Kingdom. In Spain, it is very abundant, as evidenced by its Spanish name rana comun, meaning "common frog". Its natural habitats include temperate forests, temperate shrubland, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, intermittent rivers, rivers, swamps, freshwater lakes, intermittent freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, sandy...

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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.