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2008-07-07 15:00:47

Sangoma(R) Technologies Corporation (TSXV: STC), the premium provider of PC-based hardware and software for proprietary and open source networking and telephony solutions has scheduled a conference call to discuss its acquisition of Paraxip Technologies Inc. and answer questions from media, analysts and investors. David Mandelstam, CEO of Sangoma and Serge Forest, CEO of Paraxip will host the call. Conference Call Information Monday, July 7 4:30 pm Eastern Time (New York)...

2008-07-04 09:00:10

By Esther Walker Long, hard week? Life getting you down? Don't let things become a pain in the neck. Esther Walker shows you how to give your body a treat - and relax in style FLOTATION What is it? Flotation Rest (restricted environmental stimulation therapy) was developed in America in the 1950s, and is claimed to reduce blood pressure, ease back pain and stress and improve creative powers. During a flotation session you are suspended in a cocoon-shaped tank, filled with a...

2008-06-24 02:29:21

Indonesia has 40,000 types of traditional medicine JAKARTA, June 22 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia, the largest archipelagic country, has a vast variety of herbal plants, spawning about 40,000 traditional medicines. The 40,000 odd traditional medicines were presented by president director of herbal medicine maker PT Sido Muncul, Irwan Hidayat, to 200 physicians at a health seminar held in Jakarta, on Saturday. Nearly 50 percent of the total herbal medicines were found in Kalimantan forests...

2008-06-16 12:00:17

Sangoma(R) Technologies Corporation (TSX VENTURE: STC), the premium provider of PC-based hardware and software for proprietary and open source networking and telephony, announced today the availability of Sangoma's mtpBoost, an MTP2 application programmer interface. This SS7 building block has a price-performance ratio that far exceeds that of the competition and will enable everyone from small companies to larger carriers a more affordable option for distributing applications over SS7....

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2008-01-22 16:05:00

Health departments around the U.S. say traditional medicines used by immigrants from Latin America, India and other parts of Asia are the second most common source of lead poisoning in the country, surpassed only by lead paint. In fact, these medicines may account for tens of thousands of cases of lead poisoning in children each year, according to an AP investigation.Dozens of adults and children have become gravely ill or died during the past eight years after taking these...

2007-11-25 06:00:00

By Shelley Shelton, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Nov. 25--They work the mall corridors like carnival barkers, beckoning shoppers with visions of relaxation -- a few minutes away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Employees of Oriental Chi's three Tucson-area mall locations seem to speak limited English, but they know enough to ask, "How long?" when a prospect approaches. As in, how long do you want your body worked on? The company is careful not to use the word "massage" anywhere...

2007-09-28 09:00:33

LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- TJ Enterprises, LLC announced that its product, ColicCalm Homeopathic Medicine, offers a safe alternative in the treatment of baby digestive discomfort including gas, colic and acid reflux. This comes after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) confirmed through laboratory analysis that unopened retail samples of a non-homeopathic gripe water, Apple Flavored Baby's Bliss, were contaminated with Cryptosporidium, a parasite that can cause...

2007-08-12 21:15:49

By Annie Freeza Cruez Traditional and complementary medicine is big business and the government is getting into it in a big way. ANNIE FREEDA CRUEZ gets a whiff of what therapeutic treatment will be available and what direction the Health Ministry is heading. AFTER a stressful day at work or a long and difficult journey, there is nothing so refreshing than to ease into the warm, swirling waters of a traditional hot tub. Feel the tension dissipating, and your aching bones and strained...

2006-11-16 00:00:11

By Kathirasen YOU have Hepatitis A, the doctor announced, quite cheerily. I gaped at him with jaundiced eyes. Literally. The stranger's face in my mirror and the tell-tale yellow eyes had already warned me. But hepatitis? There's something about the names of illnesses with an A, B or C attached that disturbs me. This was one A that I neither wanted nor needed. Seeing my pitiful attempt at raising my eyebrows, the good doctor assured me that it was nothing to worry about. Nothing,...

2006-02-09 09:47:45

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Some traditional herbal medicines may -- stress "may" -- relieve the abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhea, and constipation that are the hallmarks of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to a comprehensive review of published studies on the topic. There is evidence that some Chinese, Tibetan and Indian herbal medicines "improve global symptoms of IBS," investigators write in the report, published by The Cochrane Library. However, "it is premature to...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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