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Canadians flocking to India for quick and efficient medical treatment

Toronto: Canadians are rushing to India and other Asian countries to get top medical attention at reasonable costs and avoid waiting//. According to a recent report, Canada is highly short of doctors and specialists, forcing patients to wait for three years for procedures such as knee repla...

Tiffany Diamond Eternity Bands and Cartier 'Love' Rings: Beladora Announces Sharp Wedding Jewelry Sales Increase

...essional expertise of on-staff estate buyers, GIA gemologists and trained jewelry professionals. Engaged couples are responding to the economy by flocking to Beladora to purchase popular pre-owned wedding jewelry. Revy points to the unique benefits of investing in these pieces: "With the money s...

A Growing Number of Brits Cross the Atlantic for Donor Egg IVF Treatment at Shady Grove Fertility Center

...ns overseas in search of less costly elective medical procedures, many British fertility patients who need to use donor eggs rather than their own are flocking to Shady Grove Fertility Center (SGFC). In the UK, where egg donors are neither paid nor guaranteed anonymity, donor eggs are scarce, wait times can ...

Economy Impacts People Seeking Treatment for Addiction - 80% Increase Over Last Year

...octor's office while employed and insured. As word spreads that new pharmaceutical treatments for addiction are safe and effective, patients are flocking to treatment. For the first time these medications allow patients to be treated in the privacy of a doctor's office. This is a much more viable option...

ZERONA™ Laser Liposuction: New Non-Surgical, Pain-Free Technology Emerges in the Los Angeles Area

... On Your Mark, Get Set, Go! Women will be flocking to this ZERONA™ laser doctor once they learn about the latest fat reduction technology. The ZERONA™ lipo-laser is a new body-sculpting pr...

'Relocation' plan of metastatic cancer cells uncovered by Stanford researchers

... that blocking LOX expression in the mice not only prevented metastases, it also kept the bone-marrow-derived cells necessary for niche formation from flocking to the site. When LOX was present, it accumulated in the lungs of the mice and was associated with one particular type of bone-marrow-derived cell kno...

Major Retailers Experience 161% Increase in Attempted Hacker Attacks, According to SecureWorks

...n use it as a jumping off point to access the rest of the company's network," continued Jackson. "With the holiday season upon us and shoppers flocking to the Internet to make gift purchases from the convenience of their computers, retail organizations and online shoppers should be aware of the threat...

Report: ER Visits Skyrocket

...ng 32 percent from 1996-2006, according to a newly released report from the National Center for Health Statistics. One reason for the rise is people flocking to hospitals with minor illnesses like the flu, earaches and strep-throat. Such conditions can easily be diagnosed and treated in the Sacramento regio...

Explosive Growth in Medical Tourism and Rise of Retail Clinics Provide Huge Cost Savings for Patients

...opportunity to capture the medical tourism market by leveraging their strong brands and collaborating with international providers. -- Consumers are flocking to retail clinics not only for convenience, but also for the relative low price differences associated with visiting their primary care physicians for...

Health and Beauty Come Full Circle: Chado-En Brings Full Benefit of Japanese Green Tea to Spas

...ry brought demand for mass-produced, government-regulated health regimens. With today's awareness of the dangers of synthetic additives, consumers are flocking to health and beauty products with natural ingredients. And, said the Tea Docents, no beauty product on the market is more natural than pure, organic ...
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Lead-flapping objects experience less wind resistance than their trailing counterparts

...ay alter our understanding of how living flapping creatures, such as birds or fish, move through the air and water. "Inspired by schooling fish and flocking birds, we studied how flapping flags alter fluid drag forces, or resistance that moving objects face, on one another when grouped together," said Jun ...

Following the leader can be a drag, according to student's research on flapping flags

...na, including why animals like fish and birds travel in groups. "It's counterintuitive," said Ristroph. "People who have studied schooling fish and flocking birds always postulate that they flock because the ones downstream can save energy, and the guy who's at the front has to work harder. Here's a case w...

To save or savor? It's decision time for Atlantic bluefin tuna

...nt, tagging has revealed that although some tuna from each fishery engaged in trans-Atlantic tourism, fish from the Mediterranean spawning ground are flocking to the western Atlantic like European tourists enjoying a favorable exchange rate on the dollar. Data from electronic tagging by Block's team demo...

Researchers map out networks that determine cell fate

...immune system, indiscriminately engulfing and digesting cellular debris and pathogens. The shorter-lived neutrophils are the immune system's vultures, flocking to the site of an infection to target and ingest invading organisms. Although both cell types come from cells known as myeloid progenitors, each t...

Flocking together: Study shows how animal groups find their way

... A study led by Princeton biologists has revealed a remarkably simple mechanism that allows flocking birds, schooling fish or running herds to travel in unison without any recognized leaders or signaling system. The finding, published in the Feb. 3...
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Silicon Logic Engineering Ramps Up Custom Chips

...Jeff West , president at SLEs headquarters to discuss where the business is going, where its been, and what the company can do to fend off competitors flocking to ITs new low-cost paradise, India. WTN: What are your main product and service areas, and what are their applications? West: Our main prod...

Referendum may pull California to the forefront of stem cell research

...a is being very brightthey're putting their money where their mouth is, Wasserman said. If they come up with cures for diseases, Wisconsinites will be flocking to California for those cures. Plus, the profit on their investment will be astronomical. Despite potential fiscal temptation, Svendsen said that i...

Rocket docket speeds patent infringement suits

...dgment. Nationwide, plaintiffs win only 35 percent overall and 61 percent after summary judgment, making it easy to see why plaintiffs appear to be flocking to Madison. Among the most recent plaintiffs hoping the Western District will prove fertile ground: Silicon Graphics . The company recently filed...
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Artificial life

...e the growth of snowflakes, following very basic rules. Computer animator Craig Reynolds similarly used three simple rules to create recognizable flocking behaviour in groups of computer-drawn " boids " in 1987. With no top-down programming at all, the boids produced life-like solutions to evading obst...
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