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2012-03-22 12:12:19

Further evidence confirming the negative effects of air pollution on child behavior Mothers' exposure during pregnancy to a class of air pollutants called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) can lead to behavioral problems in their children. PAH are released to air during incomplete combustion of fossil fuel such as diesel, gasoline, coal, and other organic material. The study is the first report of associations between child attentional and behavioral problems among...

2012-03-06 13:00:00

Repeated injections of human umbilical cord blood cells improved motor neuron survival, delayed disease progression and increased lifespan Oldsmar, FL (PRWEB) March 06, 2012 Cryo-Cell International, Inc. (OTC:QB Markets Group Symbol: CCEL) today announced results of a study published last month in PloS ONE from University of South Florida researchers and colleagues from Saneron CCEL Therapeutics, Inc. and the Ribeirao Preto School of Medicine at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. The...

2012-02-24 20:00:00

GeneCell International Launches Educational Cord Blood Workshops for South Florida Expecting Parents Miami, FL. (PRWEB) February 24, 2012 GeneCell International, a cutting-edge South Florida provider in the processing and cryogenic preservation of umbilical cord blood stem cells, announced today it would commence monthly cord blood workshops to advance the education in the community. GeneCell International specializes in the collection, transport, processing and cryogenic storage of adult...

2012-02-23 00:00:00

Dr. Todd Flower, Director of Research and Laboratory Operations at GeneCell International, has been invited to speak at the Jorge Mas Canosa Middle School on career day to a group of students about the science behind adult stem cells. Miami, FL. (PRWEB) February 22, 2012 Dr. Todd Flower, Director of Research and Laboratory Operations at GeneCell International, has been invited to speak at the Jorge Mas Canosa Middle School on career day to a group of students about the science behind adult...

2012-02-08 10:24:15

Cleansing a newborn's umbilical cord with chlorhexidine can reduce an infant's risk of infection and death during the first weeks of life by as much as 20 percent, according to a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The study, conducted in rural Bangladesh in partnership with ICDDR,B and a Bangladeshi NGO Shimantik and funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Save the Children's Saving Newborn Lives program, is...

2012-01-26 09:41:57

Males at greater than twice the risk of language delay than females New research by Australian scientists reveals that males who are exposed to high levels of testosterone before birth are twice as likely to experience delays in language development compared to females. The research, published in Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, focused on umbilical cord blood to explore the presence of testosterone when the language-related regions of a fetus' brain are undergoing a critical...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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