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Garcinia Cambogia Extract Review Company Garcinia Ex Announces the Launch of its Updated Website

1/10/2014
LOS ANGELES , Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Garcinia Ex, a company that is devoted to providing people with in-depth and helpful Garcinia Cambogia Extract reviews, has just announced the launch of its newly updated website. The site's homepage now features links to new and updated products and content. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140110/MN44217 ) Garcinia Cambogi... [Comments]

Bacteria-invading virus yields new discoveries

1/10/2014
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Innovative work by two Florida State University scientists that shows the structural and DNA breakdown of a bacteria-invading virus is being featured on the cover of the February issue of the journal Virology . Kathryn Jones and Elizabeth Stroupe, both assistant professors in the Department of Biological Science, have deconstructed a type of virus called a bacterioph... [Comments]

Cilia use different motors for different tasks

1/10/2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] Cilia are one of nature's great multipurpose tools. The tiny, hair-like fibers protrude from cell membranes and perform all kinds of tasks in all kinds of creatures, from helping clear debris from human lungs to enabling single-celled organisms to swim. Now,... [Comments]Cilia use different motors for different tasks

Trial to test using ultrasound to move kidney stones

1/10/2014
Almost one in 10 people will someday experience a kidney stone, which creates what is described as the most intense pain imaginable. This increasingly common condition leads to hundreds of thousands of surgeries in the United States each year. A new device developed at the University of Washington would let doctors use ultrasound to move kidney stones inside the body and help them pass by... [Comments]

1 species, 2 outcomes: Team seeks source of body louse pathology

1/10/2014
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. A new study seeks to determine how one parasitic species can give rise to two drastically different outcomes in its host: The human body louse ( Pediculus humanus ) can transmit dangerous bacterial infections to humans, while the human head louse (also Pediculus humanus ) does... [Comments]1 species, 2 outcomes: Team seeks source of body louse pathology

Carnegie's Chris Field receives BBVA Climate Change Award

1/10/2014
Washington, D.C.--Christopher Field, the founding director of Carnegie's Department of Global Ecology and co-chair of the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC), Working Group 2, has been awarded the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Climate Change, "for... [Comments]Carnegie's Chris Field receives BBVA Climate Change Award

KIT researchers develop artificial bone marrow

1/10/2014
This news release is available in German . Artificial bone marrow may be used to reproduce hematopoietic stem cells. A prototype has now been developed by scientists of KIT, the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart, and Tbingen University. The porous structure poss... [Comments]KIT researchers develop artificial bone marrow

Fresh faced: Looking younger for longer

1/10/2014
Publishing in The FASEB Journal , the authors describe how in laboratory tests, they compared the protection offered against either UVA radiation or free radical stress by several antioxidants, some of which are found in foods or cosmetics. While UVB radiation easily causes sunburn, UVA radiation penetrates deeper, damaging our DNA by generating free radicals which degrades the collagen that... [Comments]

The cyborgs era has started

1/10/2014
This news release is available in German . Medical implants, complex interfaces between brain and machine or remotely controlled insects: Recent developments combining machines and organisms have great potentials, but also give rise to major ethical concerns. In their review entitled... [Comments]The cyborgs era has started

Hoyos Labs Receives Envisioneering Innovation & Design Award at the 2014 ShowStoppers at the Consumer Electronics Show

1/10/2014
LAS VEGAS , Jan. 10, 2014 Eureka Hall, The Venetian / Booth #75006 -- The era of usernames and passwords is finally over, and all one will need to log onto social media profiles, conduct transactions and sign into banking account are his or her biometrics and smartphone. At this year's ShowStoppers at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Hoyos Labs , a digital infrastr... [Comments]

Study shows large carnivore numbers and range declining worldwide

1/10/2014
MISSOULA New research co-written by University of Montana scientists finds steep declines in the worldwide populations and habitat range of 31 large carnivore species. The analysis, published Jan. 9 in Science , shows that 77 percent of the studied species including tiger, lion, dingo and puma are decreasing in number. Associate Professor of ungulate habitat Mark Hebblewhite and John J.... [Comments]

Medicine News

Flavor Your Life Discusses the Detailed Nutritional Value and Composition of Olive Oil

1/11/2014
Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 Flavor Your Life, a European Union funded campaign dedicated to providing the latest in olive oil industry news, explains the detailed nutritional value and composition of olive oil and why it is a rich source of hard to find nutrients. Olive oil is the only fat that can be derived from pressed fruit. Reheated or raw, extra virgin olive oil is the m... [Comments]

Voices Against Brain Cancer Comments On How Boosting One’s Immune System Can Help Fight Tumor Growth

1/11/2014
New York, NY (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, responds to an article published by EurekaAlert.org on January 1, 2014, that discusses new findings that suggest boosting the immune system can help treat brain cancer. According to the article published by EurekaAlert.org titled “Boosting the Immune Syste... [Comments]

How To Treat Herpes | Can “Get Rid Of Herpes” Help People Banish Herpes Fast? – hynguyenblog.com

1/11/2014
(PRWEB) January 11, 2014 "Get Rid Of Herpes" is a new brand treatment method designed by Sarah Wilcox that instructs how to treat herpes rapidly. This is an informative e-book, which introduces effective ways to banish herpes symptoms effectively. The e-book comes with simple tips and detailed guides on how to protect their partner from getting this condition. After the author r... [Comments]

Dr. Michael Gabriel, Founder of Gabriel Pediatrics, Discusses the Correlation Between Day Care Centers and Pneumococcal Carriage

1/11/2014
Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 Dr. Michael Gabriel, of Gabriel Pediatrics, responds to an article published by Healio Pediatrics on December 23, which reports that being a pneumococcal carrier changes throughout age, but can still be a problem within places like day cares. According to the Healio Pediatrics article published on December 23rd titled “Seasonal pneumococcal carriage... [Comments]

Alcohol & Drug Rehab Winnipeg Launches Program to Support Adolescents in Reducing Marijuana Addiction

1/11/2014
Winnipeg, Canada (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 A Winnipeg alcohol and drug rehab center is announcing that it has started a new program aimed at helping adolescents break their abuse of marijuana through new services available at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. According to a report from the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, 14–21 percent of students in Grade 12 report driving within... [Comments]

Narconon Releases Parents’ Tools to Effectively Communicate Marijuana Abuse Dangers

1/11/2014
(PRWEB) January 11, 2014 All around us, the media carries stories of marijuana legalization for both medical and recreational use. Just days ago, readers across the nation were able to view photos of Coloradans who stood in long lines to buy legal, recreational weed. How can one keep children safe and drug-free as the business of selling cannabis becomes more open every year? To assist pare... [Comments]

Orion Systems Integrators, Inc. Continues Expansion with New Berlin Office

1/11/2014
Monmouth Junction, New Jersey (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 Orion Systems Integrators, Inc. (ORION), an award-winning, global IT services and solutions provider is pleased to announce the opening of its newest office located in Berlin, Germany. Orion’s presence in Berlin broadens their global footprint to a fourth continent and strengthens the company’s commitment to delivering the highest qu... [Comments]

Download Merrill DataSite's Report - Monthly M&A Insider: December 2013 - Analysis of a Mixed M&A Picture

1/11/2014
New York, NY (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 Download the Monthly M&A Insider, brought to you by Merrill DataSite and mergermarket: http://bit.ly/1bTARJW November was another month of mixed fortunes in global M&A. The latest data from mergermarket uncovers the regions and sectors that are bucking the trend. The global M&A figures for November are out and findings reveal a 10% f... [Comments]

Enterprises TV Presents a Sustainable Lifestyle Series

1/11/2014
Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 The producers of Enterprises TV are proud to announce the launch of a new “Sustainable Lifestyle” series. While being eco-conscious once seemed like the trendy thing to do, the increasing awareness of our impact on the planet has made such a mindset vital to everyday living. Recycling programs have long been popular, but people are learning that... [Comments]

The Bell Law Firm Filing Class Action Complaints on Behalf of West Virginia Contaminated Water Victims

1/10/2014
Charleston, WV (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 The Bell Law Firm, PLLC filed class action complaints today on behalf of West Virginians that have been affected by a chemical leak in the Elk River causing a state of emergency in nine counties yesterday. Up to 300,000 residents, business owners and medical facilities are estimated to be affected by contamination at the West Virginia American Water C... [Comments]

Fitness 19 Announces the Opening of the Menifee, CA Location

1/10/2014
Menifee, CA (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Fitness 19 has expanded in Riverside County with a brand new state-of-the-art facility located at 26100 Newport Road, Menifee, CA. Located in the old Albertsons, the newest addition to the Fitness 19 family boasts stunning facilities at exceptionally reasonable prices with introductory rates starting at $9 per month. All of the Southland is invited head... [Comments]

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