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Natural Healers Discusses How Alternative Medicine Careers Provide a Little 'Wellness' in a Tough Economy

...ands of years, but these ancient and effective methods of healing have recently reached a milestone of acceptance in mainstream culture with society's newfound focus on wellness and disease prevention, according to Natural Healers ( http://www.naturalhealers.com ), the Internet's premier alternative medicine ...

A Random Act of Kindness Changes a Family's Life Forever as Alexzander Prado's Wish to Walk is Granted at Abilities Expo

...Mrs. Boegel said of Alexzander's mother. "She was realizing the possibilities of how he would be able to engage in his world." Exhilarated by his newfound independence, Alexzander gave the gathering crowd of onlookers an exuberant thumbs-up and challenged his mother to a race. "He kept saying, 'I'm doing...

Seattle Radiologists Raise Workflow Performance and Results with Corepoint Integration Engine

...ur partners or vendors identify them," said Nguyen. With the Corepoint Integration Engine, Seattle Radiologists is also more competitive with newfound capabilities to connect to referring hospitals and their HIS and EHR systems, eliminating manual processes and improving turnaround times. "C...

'Fight the Bite' Poster Contest Honors 28 Students in 17 States

...rs Lake Powers Lake School NH 5 Jamie Sharpe Sommersworth Somersworth Middle School NH 6 Rebecca Turmel Alexandria newfound Memorial Middle School NJ 6 Alexis Collins Hackensack Hackensack 5-6 OH 6 Ba...

USAID Recognizes World Malaria Day

...mes to kill mosquitoes that transmit the disease are all sharply reducing malaria deaths in several African countries. These efforts are bringing newfound hope that malaria is not an intractable problem, and giving children a fighting chance to improve their quality of life and build better futures. ...

Vitamin D Deficiency Has Emerged as a Silent Epidemic

...And, ongoing research continues to explore the potential connection between vitamin D and certain diseases, including some cancers. Despite the newfound fame for vitamin D, Americans of all ages still appear to be coming up short. For example, some researchers estimate that up to 55 percent of adolesce...

Vitamin D Deficiency Has Emerged as a Silent Epidemic

... And, ongoing research continues to explore the potential connection between vitamin D and certain diseases, including some cancers. Despite the newfound fame for vitamin D, Americans of all ages still appear to be coming up short. For example, some researchers estimate that up to 55 percent of adolesce...

Coalition for Space Exploration Salutes American Heart Month

...gency's heart-related research. The link is quite literally a heartbeat away. NASA's exploration agenda has spurred many benefits, from offering newfound surgical skills to enhancing treatment prospects. For example, pacemakers used to treat cardiac patients were derived from the required miniaturizati...

Miami's Soluna MD Introduces New Cosmetic Surgery Facelift Technique With Permalift

...t™ patients can now say goodbye to the sad appearance brought on by drooping brows, cheeks, chin and neck, and say hello to a refreshed face and newfound self-confidence with this new, safe and affordable cosmetic surgery technique. "We are very pleased to add the Permalift™ facelift to o...

Award-Winning Raw Food Documentarian to Screen 'Supercharge Me!' in Boston

...uch happier." Who knew the secret to a happy and content life could be as simple as a carrot stick? Norwood was hooked and determined to share her newfound knowledge with others. "I'd been running my own public relations firm since 1993. I left that behind and dedicated my life to educating others about...
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West Wireless Health Institute Teams with Corventis for its First Multicenter, Randomized Clinical Trial

...days. The cost burden to the health system for these readmissions is profound and estimated to be in the range of $10 Billion per year. With the newfound ability to monitor multiple highly relevant physiologic parameters on a continuous 24/7 basis -- such as heart rhythm, fluid status and respiratory ra...

Pivotal Clinical Data Published for the Only Laser Phototherapy Device Cleared by the FDA for Hair Growth

...atented 'teeth' mechanism to part the hair to allow the laser energy to penetrate the scalp into the hair follicles. Many hair loss sufferers now have newfound hope in their battle to overcome hair loss. The HairMax LaserComb treatment is easy to use, only 10 to 15 minutes three times per week on their own sc...

Ancestry.com DNA Testing Reveals 'Roots' Author's Scottish Ancestry

... Nephew of Alex Haley Meets newfound Scottish Cousin for the First Time PROVO, Utah, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Ancestry.com, the world's largest online resource for family history, ann...

White Nose Syndrome: Is Pennsylvania Next?

...erally-endangered Virginia big-eared bats and gray bats in the huge limestone caves south of the Mason Dixon Line. What is clear is Pennsylvania's newfound role in this unfolding conservation drama. "Pennsylvania appears to be directly in the path of where WNS is heading next, so the Fish and Wildlife Ser...
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UC San Diego engineer provides insights to decades-old DNA squabble

...chromatin. A loosely folded chromatin fiber allows easy access to DNA sequences while a tightly folded fiber prevents or inhibits such access. This newfound discovery by Arya and his colleagues could help scientists better understand how chromatin folds and unfolds to regulate gene activities, as well as u...

Shape matters in the case of cobalt nanoparticles

...ing. While Walker says that the melting effect could be a potential method for fabricating nanostructures, it also demands further attention. This newfound effect demonstrates the need to characterize the physico-chemical properties of nanoparticles extremely well in order to pursue their applications in ...

New nucleotide could revolutionize epigenetics

...ing the sites where 5-hydroxymethylcytosine is present in the genome, and the researchers plan to genetically modify mice to under- or overexpress the newfound nucleotide in specific cell types in order to study its effects. "This is a major discovery in the field, and it is certain to be tied to neural funct...

NYU College of Dentistry awarded $1.9 million NIH grant for HIV research

...replicate when they are assisted or "complemented" by viruses that successfully integrate with the DNA of infected cells. Dr. Levy believes that this newfound cooperation among HIV viruses helps HIV persist in the body and evade immune responses. "HIV rapidly mutates and evolves during infection, which p...

DNA evidence is in, newly discovered species of fish dubbed H. psychedelica

... part of the larger order of Lophiiformes, or anglerfish. Pietsch is the world's foremost anglerfish authority and, when sent a photo last year of the newfound fish, he said he'd stake his reputation that it was an anglerfish. He was right. But what an unusual member it turned out to be. Compared to oth...

Cleaning the atmosphere of carbon: African forests out of balance

...ts in forest study sites worldwide as part of the Smithsonian's Center for Tropical Forest Science and the HSBC Climate Partnership, advises that this newfound sink shouldn't be taken for granted, or presumed to continue indefinitely. "While we still can't explain exactly what is behind this carbon sink, one ...

'Barren' seafloor teeming with microbial life

...reason that the dark carbon-poor depths appear to offer little energy, and rich environments like hydrothermal vents are relatively sparse. But the newfound abundance of seafloor microbes makes it theoretically possible that early life thrivedand maybe even beganon the seafloor. Some might even favor t...

Bacteria 'feed' on earth's ocean-bottom crust

...rbon-poor ocean depths appeared to offer little energy, and rich environments like hydrothermal vents were thought to be relatively sparse. But the newfound abundance of seafloor microbes makes it possible that early life thrived--and perhaps began--on the seafloor. "If we can really nail down what's g...

National scientific meeting on child mental health at Kentucky

...al findings to following psychotherapy in adulthood into practice in treatment of children. This research focusing on children comes on the heels of a newfound greater appreciation of the psychobiology of attachment and its disorders in adults, as well as an increasing sophistication in the study of gene-envi...

Mantis shrimp vision reveals new way that animals can see

...had originally been trained at levels significantly above chance, the researchers found. Although its not yet clear exactly what the mantis shrimps newfound visual ability is good for in nature, Marshall said its likely all about sex. Stomatopods are known to use highly specialized color and linear polari...
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Fitter frames: Nanotubes boost structural integrity of composites

...te as compared to a frame infused with untreated nanotubes, and a 20-fold reduction when compared to a composite frame made without nanotubes. This newfound toughness and crack resistance is due to the treated nanotubes, which enhance the molecular mobility of the epoxy at the interface where the two mater...

Genetic pathway critical to disease, aging found

...teins and enzymes in cells, but those could have an influence far beyond oxidative stress, Anderson notes. However, the Wisconsin group found that the newfound pathway contains a genetic "on-off" switch for a key protein known as heme oxygenase-1, an agent that protects cells from oxidative stress. "Star-P...

Nanotech's health, environmental impacts worry scientists and the public

...ar power and genetically modified foods, which scientists perceived as having lower risks than did the public. Nanotechnology is based on sciences newfound ability to manipulate matter at the smallest scale, on the order of molecules and atoms. The field has enormous potential to develop applications rang...

Diamond Film May Enable Critical New Sensors For Bioterror

...l for help. The new technology, which has been reported in a series of articles in scientific journals and at scientific meetings, is centered on a newfound ability to make highly stable, DNA-modified diamond films. The ability to build a stable platform that can "constantly sniff" for anything unusual - a...

In competitive biotech world, Wisconsin can't afford to fall behind

...ollow up. To continue drawing the attention of biotech leaders on the East and West coast, as well as around the globe, Wisconsin must ensure that its newfound perception of momentum continues to be supported by reality. The BIO '06 convention in Chicago provided a forum to highlight what sets Wisconsin a...

New Silicon Pastures director envisions more home cooking for Wisconsin angels

... that Silicon Pastures does its deals in similar settings here. But perhaps more impressive to Esser and Anderson, a North Dakota native, was their newfound ability to foster other business ideas via angel investments. The couple made an initial investment in a Boston technology company, and then took a la...

Jump starting technology education

...imal risk. It's exactly the kind of problem that students in Jump's Advanced Competitive Science program are presented with, and he trusts them to use newfound engineering knowledge to apply a solution. Jump cited the example of Apollo 13, the aborted moon mission in which the objective quickly transitione...
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