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Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We love to ignore information on health and nutrition. We want to know the latest in nutrition, but we also want to do only what is convenient for us. And in a day and age when nutrition...

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3d brain tissue
2014-08-12 05:03:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A team of bioengineers from Tufts University in Massachusetts have developed three-dimensional brain-like cortical tissue that is similar in structure and function to tissues found in the brain of a rat, exhibits biochemical and electrophysiological responses, and can be kept alive in the laboratory for more than eight weeks. In research published in the August 11 early online edition of the journal Proceedings of the National...

2014-08-06 08:31:48

Development Stage Company to Focus on Breakthrough Treatments of Neurological Diseases BOSTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tufts Medical Center and ATON Partners, LLC today announced the formation of CereVasc, LLC, a research and product development stage company, focused on innovative treatments of neurological diseases. Initially CereVasc, LLC will develop a novel technology designed by the neurosurgical team at Tufts Medical Center to dramatically improve the process and lower...

2014-07-31 23:18:42

Northern Westchester Hospital has been re-accredited as a CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ employer for 2014, once again recognizing the Hospital’s extraordinary commitment to fighting cancer in the workplace. In 2012, NWH was the first and only hospital in Westchester County, NY to receive this accreditation. Mt. Kisco, New York (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH) is pleased to announce that it has been re-accredited as a CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ employer for 2014,...

2014-07-28 08:25:13

Month-Long Fundraiser Will Kick-Off With Event at Fenway Park FRAMINGHAM, Mass., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Farms, leading convenience and gasoline retailer, today announced the launch of its 2014 Cups for Kids campaign, a month-long fundraiser that will benefit pediatric care programs at several hospitals throughout the Northeast. During the month of August, five cents from every iced coffee or Chill Zone beverage purchased at specified locations will go directly to...

2014-07-15 23:10:46

Northern Westchester Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award. Get With The Guidelines® puts the unparalleled expertise of the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association to work, helping hospitals ensure that the care provided to heart failure and stroke patients is aligned with the latest evidence-based guidelines. Mt. Kisco, New York (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Northern Westchester Hospital has received the Get...

2014-07-08 08:31:47

BOSTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plexus Information Systems, Inc. (Plexus IS), a market-leading provider of Anesthesia Information Management Systems (AIMS), announced today that Tufts Medical Center went live with Anesthesia Touch(TM), a full-featured AIMS that automates the anesthesia documentation process. The clinicians utilize the iOS iPad technology in their preoperative and postoperative rooms and the Windows touchscreen technology in their intraoperative rooms. Tufts...

2014-06-17 12:34:50

Tufts University, Health Sciences Campus New mouse model shows that APC regulates proteins critical for normal learning, memory, and behavior Autistic-like behaviors and decreased cognitive ability may be associated with disruption of the function of the Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (APC) gene. When Tufts researchers deleted the gene from select neurons in the developing mouse brain, the mice showed reduced social behavior, increased repetitive behavior, and impaired learning and memory...

2014-06-13 23:06:02

11 Friedman Fellows are presenting their work on some of the most cutting-edge diabetes and food & nutrition research in the country, ranging from the role of vitamin D in diabetes, to diabetes and cancer, to food sources in the Navajo Nation. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman New York Foundation for Medical Research will have a significant presence this weekend in San Francisco at the American Diabetes Association’s 74th Scientific...

saturated fat and genetic obesity risk
2014-06-05 05:33:09

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many advertisements today talk about what kind of fats are in their products. Dietary fats come in three main varieties: unsaturated, saturated and trans. Your body can't operate correctly without dietary fat, but how much of which kind is right? The Mayo Clinic reports that one main concern with dietary fats is the high caloric content, and the role they might play in conditions such as type 2 diabetes and obesity. A new study from...

2014-04-14 16:25:21

Alternative model to emphasize unmatched collaboration and provider autonomy to manage and improve health BOSTON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tufts Medical Center and Lowell General Hospital today announced plans to form a new health system. Designed as an alternative model, this new system will foster collaboration between and among community-based and academic medical providers to effectively identify patient needs and manage the health of the communities they serve....


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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