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Vietnam Vets Who Have PTSD Are More Than Twice As Likely To Have Heart Disease
2013-06-26 12:27:08

NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Male twin Vietnam veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) were more than twice as likely as those without PTSD to develop heart disease during a 13-year period, according to a study supported by the National Institutes of Health. This is the first long-term study to measure the association between PTSD and heart disease using objective clinical diagnoses combined with cardiac imaging techniques. "This study provides further...

2013-06-24 23:20:14

A new promotion for travelers reserving Hanoi – Ninh Binh train via HanoiSapaTrain.com has been commenced this week by Blue Dragon Tours, the tour agency that currently operating this website. (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 The offer consists of discount price for different types of booking, including a 5% discount for group of 5 to 10 guests and 10% for reservations of more than 10 tickets. This promotion is applied only for reservation on Hanoi – Ninh route made today until August 31st, with...

2013-06-20 23:23:11

Despite losing a leg due to injuries sustained while serving in Vietnam 40 years ago, 64-year-old Army veteran Steve Miller is training to compete in the inclusive Adventure TEAM Challenge from World T.E.A.M. Sports in western Colorado this September 13-15. Hedgesville, WV (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Retired Army Staff Sergeant Steve Miller is determined to participate in the Adventure TEAM Challenge from World T.E.A.M. Sports this September. Despite losing his left leg following injuries he...

2013-06-20 23:18:26

1C:Trade Management solution participated in the “4 stars” category of software solutions for large enterprises (according to the contest´s classification) and had received the Sao Khue award for the first time this year. A unique feature of the product is its capability to ℠scale´ with the growth of the enterprise, ensuring reliable operation and data processing for hundreds of users at a time. Hanoi, Vietnam (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 The Hanoi, VTC broadcasting...

2013-06-19 23:19:12

Former Navy pilot W.S. “Bud” Orr discusses water, survival kits and military families on Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 To survive when your plane goes down on a combat mission, reports longtime Navy Pilot and Vietnam veteran Captain W.S. “Bud” Orr, the most important item in a survival kit is not a gun but water. Speaking to host Sharon Kleyne on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water radio show, Orr stated that in his...

2013-06-18 11:56:24

An infection from livestock? Patients in Vietnam and other locations with central nervous system infections may well be suffering from the effects of a newly discovered virus, according to a study to be published in mBio®, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology. Researchers have detected the virus in spinal fluid from 4 percent of 642 patients with central nervous system infections of unknown cause, and in an average of 58 percent of fecal samples from...

2013-06-14 04:20:04

Singapore, June 14, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - With 11 international group pavilions and 325 exhibitors from 21 countries and regions, the international representation at MTA VIETNAM2013 is unmistakable. Established in 2005 to serve a blossoming Vietnamese manufacturing landscape, the show brings a myriad of the latest manufacturing solutions from the global market place right to where it is highly sought after.MTA VIETNAM2013 features 81 per cent international participation with major machine...

2013-06-13 23:26:12

June is PTSD Awareness Month and Pretty Road Press has used the opportunity to sign a book deal with author and Vietnam War veteran William J. Blaylock for his manuscript "Invisible: Living with PTSD's Unseen Wound," a memoir about his struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder, a condition affecting up to 20 percent of Irag War vets and 20 percent of Vietnam War vets. Folsom, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Attention, motorists. The driver in front of you may be hearing gunshots. The traffic...


Latest Vietnam Reference Libraries

Chinese Hare, Lepus sinensis
2014-04-25 10:15:41

The Chinese hare (Lepus sinensis) is a species of hare that can be found in Vietnam, China, and Taiwan. Its range includes the Chinese provinces of Anhui, Hunan, and Zhejiang. This species was first described in 1832 by John Edward Gray and was once thought to hold a subspecies known as the Korean hare, but this was later found to be a distinct species. The Chinese hare reaches an average body length between 16 and 30 inches and a weight of up to 4.3 pounds, with females growing...

Northern White-Cheeked Gibbon, Nomascus leucogenys
2014-04-17 15:32:09

The Northern White-Cheeked Gibbon (Nomascus leucogenys) is a species of gibbon that is native to South East Asia. It is closely related to the Southern White-Cheeked Gibbon (Nomascus siki) with which it was formerly thought to be conspecific. The females of the two species are virtually impossible to tell apart in their appearance. The genome of this species was sequenced and published in the year 2011. A considerable population of 455 critically endangered Northern White-Cheeked...

Large Indian Civet, Viverra zibetha
2013-06-07 14:01:12

The large Indian civet (Viverra zibetha) is species that can be found in Southeast Asia. Its range includes Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand, Nepal, northeast India, Laos, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos. It prefers a habitat within a variety of areas, including primary and secondary evergreen and deciduous forests. It can be found at elevations of up to 5,429 feet. It holds five recognized subspecies that occur throughout its range, and some experts assert that a sixth subspecies should be...

Lyle's Flying Fox, Pteropus lylei
2012-08-29 15:20:02

Lyle’s flying fox (Pteropus lylei) is a megabat that is native to Yunnan in China, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Although nothing is known about this species in China, it is known to prefer homes in mangrove forests in Vietnam. It is known to roost in trees, where it can be destructive, and feeds on fruit in orchards. Because of this, it is considered a pest in Thailand, where the majority of its full populations can be found. One colony in Thailand is thought to number around three...

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2009-04-07 16:08:20

The Greater Yellownape (Picus flavinucha) is a species of bird found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain regions. The adult is large and has a prominent yellow-crested nape and throat. It is mainly a dark olive-green bird with gray underparts. The crown is brownish and the flight feathers are...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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