New book offers rare insight into traditions of Wa people

New book offers rare insight into traditions of Wa people
(PRWEB) March 17, 2015 SARATOGA, Calif. – “Burma Headhunters” (published by Xlibris) is a new book by Harold Mason Young which describes the Wa people of Burma and their way of life in ancient times. The author’s unique perspective on the Wa is drawn from his direct contact of the tribe as well as from ...

Rare Genomics Institute to award more than $600,000 Worth of Research for Rare Diseases

Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 05, 2015 Rare Genomics Institute (RGI) has announced BeHEARD (Helping Empower and Accelerate Research Discoveries) challenge, a global competition to award rare diseases cutting-edge research technologies. Partnering with 18 biotechnology firms, RGI is hoping to accelerate personalized rare disease studies and create new options for millions of patients suffering from hard-to-diagnose ...

Rare Disease Communications Launches New Print Publication

Rare Disease Communications Launches New Print Publication
PLAINSBORO, NJ (PRWEB) February 05, 2015 Rare Disease Communications (RDC), a growing healthcare communications and media company, today announced the debut of a new print publication, Rare Disease Report™, that will deliver crucial information directly to physicians to assist in diagnosing and treating patients suffering from rare diseases. RDC, already renowned for its flagship ...

Quintessentially Wine to offer a rare collection of Paul Jaboulet Ain

Quintessentially Wine to offer a rare collection of Paul Jaboulet Ain
London, United Kingdom (PRWEB UK) 2 November 2014 Quintessentially Wine is delighted to announce that it will offer a highly rare collection of La Chapelle Hermitage, from the great northern Rhône producer, Paul Jaboulet Aîné. The collection will feature all thirty two vintages of La Chapelle Hermitage created since 1952. One of only three ...

KCNQ2 Cure Alliance Foundation Formed to Educate and Advance Research for Patients Living with Rare Genetic Disorder KCNQ2

Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) November 24, 2014 Today families of children with KCNQ2, together with leading scientists, launched the KCNQ2 Cure Alliance Foundation. The organization will educate and inform families and support research into treatments or a cure for patients living with this severe genetic form of epilepsy. KCNQ2 encephalopathy, which only recently has been ...

Rare 2.5 billion-year-old rocks reveal a hot spot of sulfur-breathing life

Rare 2.5 billion-year-old rocks reveal a hot spot of sulfur-breathing life
(PRWEB) November 06, 2014 Wriggle your toes in a marsh’s mucky bottom sediment and you’ll probably inhale a rotten egg smell, the distinctive odor of hydrogen sulfide gas. That’s the biochemical signature of sulfur-using bacteria, one of Earth’s most ancient and widespread life forms. Among scientists who study the early history of our 4.5 ...