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In May 09, Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have found that vitamin D may slow the progressive decline in asthmatics ability to breathe as a result of human airway smooth muscle (HASM) proliferation.

The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, from February 5, 2011 to June 5, 2011 will feature an exhibition with mummies brought outside of Asia for the first time

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Mount Tam Biotechnologies Engages Richard Marshak for Strategic Participation
Mount Tam Biotechnologies ("Mount Tam") (OTC PINK: MNTM), announced today that it has entered into a strategic participation agreement with Dr. Richard Marshak as a consultant and development head. Dr. Marshak brings 18 years of pharmaceutical experience across a wide range of leadership roles

Rittenhouse Realty Advisors Sells Luxury Apartment Building in University City for $2,425,000
PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwired - December 16, 2015) - Rittenhouse Realty Advisors is pleased to announce the sale of the Residences at 3939, a new construction property comprised of 11 luxury apartments and a ground floor commercial unit. The building has an excellent unit mix of one-bedroom units, two-bedroom/two bath units, and three-bedroom/two bath units

Blue Jeans Network Names Industry Veteran Mike Mansbach to Guide Next Era of Company Growth
Blue Jeans Network, a global leader in cloud-based video collaboration services, today announced the addition of Mike Mansbach to its leadership team in the newly created role of President. On the heels of their $76M funding round, Blue Jeans is gearing up for major expansion and continued product innovation, and Mansbach will be instrumental in the next phase of the company's journey.

Mortgage Professor Unveils the Kosher HECM Shopper's Assistant
PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwired - December 14, 2015) - Effective immediately, homeowners aged 62 or over can employ the new HECM Shopper's Assistant (HSA) to shop for the best possible terms on a reverse mortgage. This fills a major gap in the HECM market structure.

Novartis highlights new CTL019 Phase II data demonstrating 93% complete remission in pediatric patients with r/r ALL
Novartis International AG /Novartis highlights new CTL019 Phase II data demonstrating 93% complete remission in pediatric patients with r/r ALL . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Novartis announces new CTL019 study data demonstrating overall response in adult patients with certain types of lymphoma
Novartis International AG /Novartis announces new CTL019 study data demonstrating overall response in adult patients with certain types of lymphoma . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

CCAD Board Confirms Art & Design College Veteran as New College President
COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwired - December 03, 2015) - Columbus College of Art & Design's (CCAD) Board of Trustees has named Melanie Corn, EdD, an accomplished chief academic officer, as CCAD's new president. Dr. Corn will assume her position as CCAD's fifth president on March 21, 2016.

Novartis highlights clinical advances at ASH 2015, underscoring leadership in hematology research
Novartis International AG /Novartis highlights clinical advances at ASH 2015, underscoring leadership in hematology research . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Warren Buffett: The Oracle of Nebraska Shares His Wit and Wisdom With Business Students
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Maryland Plastic Surgeon Now Offering Natrelle Inspira Round Gel Implants
Dr. Adam Tattelbaum an Ivy League Maryland Plastic Surgeon with plastic surgery offices in Maryland, Washington D.C. area and Virginia. Dr. Tattelbaum is now offering the Natrelle Inspira™ round gel implants which offer a more dramatic look while still providing a very natural and soft feel.

Annapolis Plastic Surgeon Reveals Hidden Benefits of Tummy Tuck
According to plastic surgeon Marcia V. Ormsby, MD, an abdominoplasty can have a number of surprising benefits in addition to removing excess fat from around the waistline. Also known as a tummy tuck, an abdominoplasty can help you achieve a tightened, toned, and slimmer silhouette. In addition, once this excess weight is removed, Dr

Corbus Pharmaceuticals Reports 2015 Third Quarter Financial Results
Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRBP) ("Corbus" or the "Company"), a clinical stage drug development company targeting rare, chronic, and serious inflammatory and fibrotic diseases, announced today its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2015.

Computerworld's 2016 Premier 100 Awards Recognize Technology Leaders Leveraging Transformative Technologies and Strategies in the Business
IDG's Computerworld -- the leading IT media brand dedicated to being the voice of business technology -- reveals the 2016 Computerworld Premier 100 Technology Leaders. One hundred leaders from technology and business are being acknowledged by Computerworld for their exceptional technology leadership and innovative approaches to business challenges

GroGenesis, Inc. Adds David Colburn as Independent Director of Its Board
GroGenesis, Inc. (OTCQB: GROG), a developer and manufacturer of all-natural and sustainable agricultural enhancement products, announced today the appointment of David Colburn to the Board of Directors effective immediately.

Baidu Appoints Yuanqing Lin, Computer Vision Expert, to Lead Baidu Research's Institute of Deep Learning
Baidu Research, a division of Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU), today announced it has appointed Yuanqing Lin as director of the Institute of Deep Learning (IDL).

MOKO's REC*IT App, Now on Over 1,000 U.S. Colleges Including Ivy League Schools, Exhibits Explosive Growth
MOKO Social Media Limited (NASDAQ: MOKO) (ASX: MKB)

Greg Johnson of Sacramento, California, Named Top Personal Trainer to Watch in Fifth Annual Competition From Life Fitness
Ten of the world's top personal trainers converged from all corners of the globe at David Lloyd Club Turó in Barcelona, Spain, on October 30 as finalists -- but only one trainer emerged the winner. Today, Life Fitness announced that Greg Johnson of Sacramento, Calif., has won the Life Fitness 2015 Personal Trainers to Watch competition

Long Island Capital Alliance Completes Technology Capital Forum
The Long Island Capital Alliance ("LICA"), Long Island's leading non-profit capital formation and business development organization, today announced the successful completion of its Technology Capital Forum held on October 23, 2015

Hunt Mortgage Group Hires Amy Shah to Launch CLO Initiative
Hunt Mortgage Group, a full-service commercial real estate lender, announced today that Amy Shah has joined the firm to launch and build a Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO) platform for the Company. She joins the firm as Vice President on the Proprietary Lending Team and will report to Michael Becktel, Director. Shah will operate out of the firm's New York office.

Dean of the Wharton School, Chairman of Infinite Computer Solutions Highlight Data-Driven Future at Global Conversations Tour
Business Wire IndiaDr. Geoffrey Garrett, Dean of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Mr. Sanjay Govil, Founder & Chairman Infinite Computer Solutions celebrated Wharton’s vision & the importance of its global community during its Delhi Global Conversations Tour on the 27th October with a select gathering of Wharton alumni in attendance.   Mr

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation Announces New Board Members
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 16, 2014) - The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) announced today the addition of three new members to its Board of Directors. William P. Lauder, Abbe Raven and Maria Baum will join the foundation's esteemed board, which is chaired by Leonard A. Lauder and Kinga Lampert.

Paciolan Announces Jamie Grant and Dan Gallagher as Performing Arts Keynote Speakers at Pacnet '15 Conference

Safety Expert Brian Duffy Joins TerraTherm, Inc.
GARDNER, MA--(Marketwired - December 10, 2014) - TerraTherm, Inc., a leading provider of environmental thermal remediation services and technologies, announces that highly respected health and safety expert Brian Duffy, CIH, CSP has joined the company as Corporate Safety & Compliance Manager

Nsoma Announces Strategic Partnership With Ed Leadership SIMs -- the Leader in Education Leadership Development
Now, the same training solutions used for astronauts and engineers are available for education leaders. Ed Leadership SIMs ("ELS") announces its strategic partnership with Nsoma for education leadership training.

Experts in Leukemia Treatment Support Ongoing Phase 1/2 Study of Actinium's Actimab-A, a Low Intensity Therapy for Newly Diagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) Patients Ages 60 and Older
SAN FRANCISCO, CA and NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 08, 2014) - Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Novartis highlights new CTL019 clinical data showing complete remissions in children and young adults with relapsed/refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Novartis International AG /Novartis highlights new CTL019 clinical data showing complete remissions in children and young adults with relapsed/refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Proteostasis Therapeutics Announces Appointment of Dr. Po-Shun Lee as Vice President of Clinical Development
Proteostasis Therapeutics, Inc., a company developing novel therapeutics that regulate protein homeostasis to improve outcomes for patients with orphan and neurodegenerative diseases, today announced the appointment of Dr. Po-Shun Lee, MD, as Vice President of Clinical Development. Dr

Novartis features innovative immunotherapy, targeted pipeline treatment combinations and long-term data at ASH and SABCS 2014
Novartis International AG /Novartis features innovative immunotherapy, targeted pipeline treatment combinations and long-term data at ASH and SABCS 2014 . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Actinium Receives Orphan-Drug Designation From FDA for Actimab-A in the Treatment of Newly Diagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Elderly Patients
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 01, 2014) - Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Epilepsy Foundation to Hold Fourth Annual "Shark Tank" Competition; Invites Entries for Innovation, New Products for People Living With Seizures
LANDOVER, MD--(Marketwired - November 20, 2014) - The Epilepsy Foundation today announced a call for entries for the fourth annual epilepsy "Shark Tank" competition and is accepting submissions that represent the most innovative ideas in epilepsy and seizure treatment and care. The deadline for submitting a letter of intent is February 2, 2015

Gordmans Stores, Inc. Names Lisa C. Evans, Chief Merchandising Officer
Gordmans Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMAN), an Omaha-based apparel and home decor retailer, today announced that effective January 5, 2015 Lisa Evans will join the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer.

SomaLogic Announces Deployment of SOMAscan(TM) Proteomics Assay at University of Colorado Denver
DENVER, CO and BOULDER, CO--(Marketwired - November 18, 2014) - SomaLogic, Inc., announced today that the SOMAscan™ assay, a breakthrough proteomics platform, will be deployed at the University of Colorado Denver (UCD), Anschutz Medical Campus

Precision Medical Products Inc. (PMP) Hires Greg Haas as New Director of Engineering
Precision Medical Products Inc. (PMP) has hired Greg Haas as new Director of Engineering. Greg Haas, Director of Engineering, will have the responsibility for all engineering development activities with both existing and new customers for the Company.

Aon Hewitt Announces the 2014 Global Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders
Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), today announced the 2014 Global Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders®. GE, IBM, Hindustan Unilever Limited, General Mills, Inc. and ICICI Bank Ltd. round out the top five organizations named to the list.

Dresner Partners Hires W. Robert Friedman Jr. as Managing Director
Dresner Partners announced today that it has hired W. Robert Friedman, Jr. as Managing Director. Mr. Friedman has more than 35 years of healthcare investment banking and research experience, with a strong focus on domestic and overseas medical device companies.

Actinium Pharmaceuticals Actimab-A Phase I/II Trial Interim Data Demonstrate Extension of Overall Survival to 9.1 Months in Elderly Secondary Acute Myeloid Leukemia
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - November 06, 2014) -

Common Sense Investment Management, LLC Announces Launch of New Liquid Strategies Business Line With Appointment of Ted Gutierrez and Mel Meinhardt
PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - November 03, 2014) -

PIMCO Hires Marc Seidner as Managing Director and Portfolio Manager
PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, has hired Marc Seidner as a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager. Mr. Seidner will return to the firm in a new role as Chief Investment Officer - Non-traditional Strategies and Head of Portfolio Management in the New York office, as well as a member of PIMCO's Investment Committee

Thomas M. Goldstein Elected to Freddie Mac Board of Directors
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced that Thomas M. Goldstein was elected as a director on the company's board. Goldstein, 55, has held a variety of senior executive positions with several prominent companies over the course of his career and has extensive financial services, insurance, mortgage banking and risk management experience.

New Jersey Plastic Surgeon Reveals Website Featuring Responsive Design
With the goal of providing a convenient and comprehensive resource for people considering cosmetic surgery, New Jersey plastic surgeon Christopher P. Godek, MD recently launched a new website for his practice, the Personal Enhancement Center

Conshohocken Hotel Offers Great Deal for the Holidays
This holiday season, explore the exciting city of Philadelphia without breaking the bank at the Philadelphia Marriott West, a premier hotel outside of Philadelphia.

Mindbloom Inspires Happiness With New MOMENTUM App for iOS, Android and Windows
Interactive wellness company Mindbloom (www.mindbloom.com) today announced MOMENTUM, a new happiness achievement app for iOS, Android and Windows

Orthodontist in New Jersey Offers More Comfortable Tooth Impression Technique
"Most people who have had impressions taken of their teeth at one time or another will likely attest to the fact that the experience is less than enjoyable," writes New Jersey orthodontist Patrick Cuozzo, DDS to begin a recent blog post. In the entry -- titled Advantages of Taking Tooth Impressions With iTero™ -- Dr

Novartis highlights research on investigational, personalized T cell therapy CTL019 in patients with forms of acute and chronic leukemia
Novartis International AG /Novartis highlights research on investigational, personalized T cell therapy CTL019 in patients with forms of acute and chronic leukemia . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Proof Reading, LLC Announces 2013 Scholarship Winner and New 2014 Scholarship Topic
Proof-Reading, LLC, a leading provider of proofreading and editing services, has announced Michael Patini, an upcoming sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) in Philadelphia, as its 2013 Scholarship Winner. The $1,500 scholarship was established to help deserving undergraduates further their college education and reach their goals.

Pixelligent Technologies Granted Innovation Research Award by Department of Energy
Pixelligent Technologies announced today that it has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant by the Department of Energy (DOE). The two-year $1M program will enable Pixelligent to accelerate the development of its nanoadditives for use in advanced lubricants to reduce fuel consumption and engine wear.

INSEAD LAUNCHES GLOBAL TALENT COMPETITIVENESS INDEX
  GLOBAL AND MOBILE: TALENT RESHAPES THE WORLD ECONOMY

Utah Student Founder Named Entrepreneurs' Organization's Global Student Entrepreneur of the Year
The Entrepreneurs' Organization's Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA), the premier global competition honoring the top high school, college and graduate students who have founded and are running revenue-generating businesses, today announced Spencer Quinn, co-founder and CEO of FiberFix, as the Champion of the 2013 Global Student Entrepreneur Awards

ContraFect Announces Management Team Changes
ContraFect Corporation announced that Ms. Julia P. Gregory was appointed interim Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Dr. Robert Nowinski, the founder of the Company, who has departed for medical reasons. The Company said its Board of Directors will undertake a search for a new Chief Executive Officer.

Senior Helpers of Ocean County, New Jersey Announces Thanksgiving-Christmas Holiday In-Home Assistance for Ocean County, New Jersey Seniors and Their Families
Peter Mangiola, RN, MSN, Senior Health and Wellness expert, and Director of Nursing for Senior Helpers of Ocean County, New Jersey, www.seniorhelpersnj.com, announced the launch of its first ever "Bringing Families Together" campaign for the 2013 holiday season, starting with Thanksgiving.

Dr. Lisa Cassileth Elected as the First Female Chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Cedars-Sinai
Lisa Cassileth, MD, FACS has been elected the first female Chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the prestigious Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Her tenure begins on January 1st, 2014.

Non-Surgical Alternative to Facelift? Annapolis Plastic Surgeon on the Pelleve Technique
In addition to providing her Annapolis plastic surgery patients a wide range of surgical procedures, Dr. Marcia Ormsby also oversees the Medical Spa at Annapolis Aesthetic Surgery. The practice's medi-spa offers cosmetic treatments such as BOTOX® Cosmetic, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, and LATISSE® eyelash enhancement. According to Dr

Media Advisory: Top Student Entrepreneurs Compete in GSEA's Global Finals Competition
WHAT: Ready to meet the next Steve Jobs? Mark Zuckerberg? Mrs. Fields? If you're prepared to be wowed by some of the world's most successful young entrepreneurs of today, then come to the Entrepreneurs' Organization's Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA)

Accelerate Long Island and Topspin Partners Announce Alliance to Fund and Support Long Island Technology Startup Companies
Accelerate Long Island, a regional non-profit organization founded by Long Island's research institutions and business community to foster the creation of an innovation-based economy, announced an alliance with Topspin Partners, Long Island's largest venture capital firm, to fund and support startup technology companies on Long Island.

Seven INSEAD Faculty members among finalists for Thinkers50 Awards 2013
 

New Jersey Dentist Minimizes Patients' Fear and Anxiety With Sedation Dentistry
New Jersey dentist Peter E. Ciampi, DDS, MAGD understands that many patients have certain fears -- and even severe anxiety -- when they so much as think about dental treatment. That's why he has made it a priority to stay abreast of the latest sedation dentistry techniques at Spring Lake Dental Care

Disaster Recovery -- Private Business Can Play a Role as Reported by Oliver McGee
Supporting the role of private business, Oliver McGee, former Clinton U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Transportation (1999-2001), and supporting the role of government, Michael D. Brown, former Bush FEMA Director (2003-2005), debate the question: Can private business play a role in disaster recovery?

Insmed Appoints David W.J. McGirr to Its Board of Directors
Insmed Incorporated (NASDAQ: INSM), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing an inhaled anti-infective to treat patients battling serious lung diseases in orphan indications that are often life-threatening, today announced the appointment of David W.J. McGirr to its Board of Directors. Mr. McGirr, former Chief Financial Officer of Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc

West Chester Eye Surgeon Restores Vision After Cataract Surgery With Premium IOLs
Dr. Robert Liss, a cataract surgeon at Chester County Eye Care Associates, specializes in minimally invasive cataract surgery. During the procedure, the eye's natural lens often must be replaced with an intraocular lens implant (IOL), which can ultimately restore -- and even improve -- the patient's vision after cataract removal

Philadelphia Plastic Surgeon Offers 2 Unique Breast Augmentation Educational Tools
Dr. Louis Bucky, a board-certified Philadelphia plastic surgeon, performs over 150 breast augmentations a year and has worked with patients from 18-73 years old. A recognized leader in innovative techniques and technology for the procedure, Dr. Bucky has recently released a comprehensive breast augmentation guide for prospective patients.

Serica Energy plc: Board Appointment

Neeraj Mital, Senior Managing Director at Evercore Partners Inc., Joins Astonfield Global Advisory Board
Astonfield Renewables is pleased to announce the addition of Neeraj Mital to its Global Advisory Board. Mital currently serves as Senior Managing Director of Evercore Partners Inc., a New York-based global investment banking advisory and investment management firm.

Rainmaker Welcomes Finnegan Faldi to Its Board of Directors
Rainmaker Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: RMKR), a leading global e-Commerce software company that helps multi-national companies address the B2B market by maximizing sales revenue for their products and services, announced it has appointed Finnegan Faldi to its Board of Directors. Mr. Faldi is currently the Chief Executive Officer at TruEffect.

Orthodontist in Bronx, NY on Importance of Personalized Treatment
With more than 1.7 million people worldwide having been treated with Invisalign® clear plastic aligners according to Align Technology, the popular corrective aligners have become a household name in orthodontic alternatives to traditional metal braces. Dr. Mita Parikh, an orthodontist in Bronx, NY, and Dr

Computerworld Celebrates IT Leadership & Achievement With 2013 Premier 100 Awards
IDG's Computerworld -- the IT media brand dedicated to providing peer perspective, IT leadership and business results -- announces the 2013 Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leaders honorees, as well as highlights for the Premier 100 IT Leaders Conference

'Mortgage Professor' Site Adds 'Safe Place' for Seniors to Comparison-Shop for Reverse Mortgages
Jack Guttentag, emeritus professor of finance at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School and a long-time consumer advocate in the mortgage marketplace, sees properly-structured, government-insured reverse mortgages as an excellent way to meet the financial needs of millions of American homeowners 62 and older

Edwards Lifesciences Forecasts Strong Sales and Earnings Growth in 2013
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW)

Jess Ravich Joins TCW as Group Managing Director and Head of Alternative Products
The TCW Group, Inc. (TCW), an international asset-management firm, announced today that it has appointed Jess M. Ravich, 55, as Group Managing Director and Head of Alternative Products. Ravich will spearhead the firm's efforts to further expand its alternative investment platform and will report directly to TCW President and CEO David Lippman.

Asheville School Alumnus Roy Kim '12 Crowned Champion on Korea's Hit TV Show Superstar K4
When it was time for Roy Kim '12 to meet the final challenge on Superstar K4, the Korean equivalent of American Idol, he looked back to his days at Asheville School

Novartis highlights key data in patients with hematologic diseases and breast cancer with more than 140 abstracts at ASH and SABCS
Novartis International AG /Novartis highlights key data in patients with hematologic diseases and breast cancer with more than 140 abstracts at ASH and SABCS . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Ashland Inc. names Luis Fernandez-Moreno as new president of Ashland Water Technologies
November 27, 2012COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that it has hired Luis Fernandez-Moreno to serve as vice president of the company and president of Ashland Water Technologies, the global leader in specialty papermaking chemicals and a commercial unit of Ashland. He reports to John Panichella, Ashland senior vice president and group operating officer

Greater Hudson Bank, N.A. Appoints Nicole J. Bartuccelli Chief Credit Officer
Greater Hudson Bank, N.A. ("the Bank") (OTCQB: GHDS) is pleased to announce the promotion of Nicole J. Bartuccelli to the position of Vice President and Chief Credit Officer. In this position, Ms

Find Your New Home With Lovely for iPhone
Core News Facts: Today, Lovely (www.livelovely.com) launched the Lovely app for iPhone that will change the way you search for an apartment. From the palm of your hand, easily search rental listings from thousands of sources all in one place

Max Batzer to Join Summer Infant, Inc. Board of Directors
Summer Infant, Inc. (Summer Infant) (NASDAQ: SUMR), a global leader in premium juvenile products, today announced that Max Batzer, 68, has been elected as a director of the Company's Board of Directors and as a member of the Board's Strategic Planning and Nominating/Governance Committees, effective November 12, 2012. The election of Mr

2012 Top Dentists Revealed in New Jersey
Asbury Park Press has closed its statewide reader survey and the results are in. The New Jersey-based press opened up voting to the public to determine the year's top restaurants, activities, services, and shopping. Dr. Peter Ciampi of Spring Lake Dental Care was selected as a Top Dentist, listed as one of the "Best of Monmouth County." According to Dr

Stamford Dentist on Understanding Connection Between TMD and Sleep Apnea
Dr. Edward Shukovsky, a practitioner of dentistry in Stamford, who has extensive experience treating people with sleep apnea, says that Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD) and sleep apnea are more related than one might think. The steps dentists take to evaluate a patient for either condition are quite similar. Dr

Brett Hurt Joins Austin Ventures as Venture Partner
Austin Ventures ("AV"), the most active and established early-stage venture capital firm in Texas, today announced that Brett Hurt has joined the firm as Venture Partner. Hurt is a seasoned entrepreneur who is widely recognized for turning groundbreaking ideas into leading businesses

Korean TED 'tech+ 2012' Attracts Big Names
In November 2012, globally renowned figures will visit Seoul.

'Entrepreneur's Secret' Advises Small-Business Owners on Building Lasting Wealth
Small-business advocate Chris Hurn offers strategies for generating equity -- not just income -- in his new book, "The Entrepreneur's Secret to Creating Wealth: How the Smartest Business Owners Build Their Fortunes," (www.TheEntrepreneursSecretBook.com).

Neeraj Mital, Senior Managing Director at Evercore Partners Inc., Joins Astonfield Global Advisory Board
Astonfield Renewables is pleased to announce the addition of Neeraj Mital to its Global Advisory Board. Neeraj currently serves as Senior Managing Director of Evercore Partners Inc., a New York-based global investment banking advisory and investment management firm

Judicial Watch Announces Washington's "Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians" for 2011
Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today released its 2011 list of Washington's "Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians." The list, in alphabetical order, includes: Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-AL); Former Senator John Ensign (R-NV); Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL); Attorney General Eric Holder; Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr

New Social Dieting Game Encourages Players to Put Money Where Their Mouths Are
DietBet, a new social dieting game launching today, gives players the opportunity to win money and lose weight in a friendly competition. Players are challenged to lose either eight pounds or four percent of their starting weight in four weeks; everyone who reaches their goal wins or splits the pot

WVT Communications Group Appoints David Cuthbert to Board of Directors
Warwick Valley Telephone Company (NASDAQ: WWVY), referred to as WVT Communications Group, today announced Board of Director and Executive level developments that affirm the Company's strategy for growth through building out its cloud communications platform.

Realogy CEO Richard A. Smith Appointed to Bipartisan Policy Center's Newly Formed Housing Commission
Realogy Corporation, a leading provider of real estate and relocation services, today announced that CEO Richard A. Smith has been appointed to serve on the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) newly formed Housing Commission. Smith has led Realogy's operations since 1996 and is a sought-after expert regarding the residential real estate market.

Asia Travel Company Predicts Travel Trends for 2012 Myanmar, Women Going Solo En Vogue
Asia Transpacific Journeys, the leading creator of custom and group tours to Asia, is bucking typical travel trends by offering its take on 2012 Asia must-dos. The company predicts that in Asia 2012 will be a year of "complete cultural embrace" and "baby boomer bucket lists."

Experienced Life Sciences Executive to Join Intrexon as Chief Operating Officer
Intrexon Corporation, a privately held synthetic biology engineering company, today announced the appointment of Krish S. Krishnan, M.S., M.B.A., to Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Krishnan will have overarching executive responsibility for all of Intrexon's operating divisions.

Its official: 'Happiness' changes with age
The definition of 'happiness' changes with age as for the younger lot, it is 'excitement' that counts, whereas for the older generation, it is 'contentment', a new study has revealed.

Alzheimer's test predicts loss of brain function in Parkinson's disease
A method of classifying the pattern in which cells in the brain are lost or damaged in Alzheimer's using MRIs can also predict cognitive impairment in Parkinson's disease, a new study has revealed.

Origins of blood stem cells unlocked
Scientists have discovered a molecular marker for the immediate precursors of hematopoietic (blood) stem cells (HSCs) in the developing embryo, which provides much-needed insights for making these cells from engineered precursors.

'Lock and key' that allow HIV to enter cell's nucleus discovered
Scientists have unearthed the 'lock and key' that facilitates HIV to enter cell's nucleus, disable the immune system and cause AIDS.

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