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2013-06-20 23:16:18

Abraham Lincoln University School of Law, a member of California Alliance of Paralegal Association, announces their upcoming attendance at the Educational Conference on June 22, 2013. (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Abraham Lincoln University School of Law will be attending the California Alliance of Paralegal Association (CAPA) Educational Conference on June 22, 2013 at the Crowne Plaza International Hotel-LAX. ALU is a Sustaining Member of CAPA, and will be showcased in the Exhibit Hall at the...

2013-06-14 13:54:55

States that want to reduce rates of adult smoking may consider implementing stringent tobacco restrictions on teens, suggests a new study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The researchers discovered that states with more restrictive limits on teens purchasing tobacco also have lower adult smoking rates, especially among women. And compared with states with less restrictive limits, they also tend to have fewer adult heavy smokers. The study is...

2013-05-21 23:22:53

The NRMP announces new leadership for its Board of Directors. Western Michigan University School of Medicine´s founding dean, Hal B. Jenson, MD, MBA will lead the organization´s mission and continued growth. Washington, D.C (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 The National Resident Matching Program NRMP® (NRMP®) is pleased to announce four transitions for its Board of Directors. Hal B. Jenson, M.D., M.B.A, Founding Dean of the Western Michigan University School of Medicine, has been...

2013-05-21 14:57:52

A new diagnostic test for a worm infection that can lead to severe enlargement and deformities of the legs and genitals is far more sensitive than the currently used test, according to results of a field study in Liberia, in West Africa, where the infection is endemic. The new test found evidence of the infection — lymphatic filariasis — in many more people that the standard test had missed. The study, the first to independently evaluate the new test, was led by researchers...

2013-05-07 10:55:12

First use of pumpless paracorporeal assist device in the very young, presentation at 93rd AATS Annual Meeting Adults with end-stage respiratory failure and pulmonary hypertension requiring ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) have been "bridged" toward lung transplantation with novel lung assist devices such as the Novalung. This and related devices work based on pumpless application of oxygenators. A presentation by David M. Hoganson, MD, and colleagues from Washington University...

2013-04-12 13:30:19

Using a miniature electronic device implanted in the brain, scientists have tapped into the internal reward system of mice, prodding neurons to release dopamine, a chemical associated with pleasure. The researchers, at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, developed tiny devices, containing light emitting diodes (LEDs) the size of individual neurons. The devices activate brain cells with light. The scientists report their...

2013-03-08 23:03:13

William (Bill) Marler, the Seattle attorney who represents victims of foodborne illness, is one of four honorees who will receive recognition at the Seattle University School of Law 40th Anniversary Celebration next month. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 William (Bill) Marler is one of four honorees who will receive recognition at the Seattle University School of Law 40th Anniversary Celebration next month. Marler will receive the Distinguished Law Graduate Award at a reception to be...

Altered Gene Linked To Some Autism Behaviors
2013-02-13 09:25:54

Washington University School of Medicine Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a genetic mutation that may underlie common behaviors seen in some people with autism, such as difficulty communicating and resistance to change. An error in the gene, CELF6, leads to disturbances in serotonin, a chemical that relays messages in the brain and has long been suspected to be involved in autism. The researchers identified the error in a child with...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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