Filters

Create Learner Persona
 
622 words • intermediate • 10 years ago
business
TED
Biochemist Gregory Petsko makes a convincing argument that, in the next 50 years, we'll see an epidemic of neurological diseases, such as Alzheimer's, as the world population ages. His solution: more research into the brain and its functions.
additionalcancercognitivecolumnconnectioncreativediseaseepidemicfactorfascinatefundglaucomaglobalincidenceinjuryinvertliveneurologicpercentphilanthropypopulationpressureprivateproteinpursuerateriskscaletangletick

   VIEW / PRINT WORKSHEET

 
2899 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
agriculture
"Pests and diseases can affect crops and have a serious impact on the economic output of a farm. Farmers should vary their prevention and treatment methods depending on the crops they grow and the pests or diseases they are susceptible to, as they aff..."
calculatecontentcontrolcropdiseasedosedueeconomiceffectenquiryessentialexportfactorgeneticgraingrowergrowthindustriallossmanagementpestpolicyprocessrepresentresponsibleriskseedvarywheatyield

   VIEW / PRINT WORKSHEET

 
505 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Farmers have been advised to report any clinical signs of disease immediately, following the latest assessment from the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) which revealed that the UK is exposed to an outbreak during the spring and summer months. An..."
actionbenefitchiefcloselyconcerndeputydirectiondiseasedomesticimpactkeeperlivestockmeasureoutbreakpreventprotectraterecommendreducereliablereportrestrictionrisksicknessstocksupportvaccinationvetvigilantwelfare

   VIEW / PRINT WORKSHEET

 
408 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"26/01/2016 26 Jan 2016 – Infectious agents do not respect country boundaries, especially viruses that easily adapt to their surrounding environments and sometimes gain the ability to cause severe diseases in animals and humans. For these reasons, ..."

   VIEW / PRINT WORKSHEET

 
207 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"Agilent announces acquisition of Seahorse Bioscience 10 September 2015 Scientific Company News Agilent Technologies has announced the acquisition of Seahorse Bioscience in a deal worth $235 million (152.28 million pounds). Seahorse Bioscience is a ..."

   VIEW / PRINT WORKSHEET

 
50 words • advanced • 3 years ago
oilgas
"Protest against GMO maize 2 months ago ML Two Minutes 0 CUARTOSCURO/SAÚL LÓPEZ Greenpeace held a protest outside the courthouse in San Lázaro on Tuesday. They are demanding a halt to the production of transgenic maize, which they say has been l..."

   VIEW / PRINT WORKSHEET

 
629 words • intermediate • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"Thomson ReutersU.S. health care costs rose last year by 5.3 percent topping $3 trillion and much attention has been given to the impact of soaring drug prices on Medicare, Medicaid and other government health care programs. But while it has receive..."
additionalcampaignchiefconcerncuredegenerativedisableddiseasedraindramaticestimateexecutiveexpertformerfundfundingincreasemostlyoverallpackagepopulationposeproposeraisereachresearchspendingstatesuffertax

   VIEW / PRINT WORKSHEET

 
168 words • intermediate • 3 years, 3 months ago
agriculture
"  The potatoes have been produced from disease-free tissue culture plantlets. This is critical to the growth of a local potato industry, says Federation of Agriculture President, Melvin Rideout. The new facility will help commercial potato farmers,..."

   VIEW / PRINT WORKSHEET

 
469 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"Researching Ways to Make Memories Last a Lifetime UCI MIND seeks to enhance the quality of life for the elderly by researching factors and lifestyle approaches that promote successful brain aging. Toward this end, the Institute facilitates and coord..."

   VIEW / PRINT WORKSHEET

 
423 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is proposing to change rules regarding bovine tuberculosis and brucellosis. The agency proposes transitioning the tuberculosis and brucellosis programs away from a state classification system based..."

   VIEW / PRINT WORKSHEET

 
788 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"View photo . By 2030, more than half of Americans could be obese, resulting in millions of new cases of diabetes, coronary heart disease, and stroke -- a constellation of illness that could cost the United States up to $66 billion in treatment and ov..."
annualarthritiscancerchroniccoalconcerncoronarycurrentdiabetesdirectiondirectordiseaseeconomicestimateexecutiveexpertgooseindexinvestmentmajorobesitypercentpreventprocessproductivityratereminderstatestrokewealth

   VIEW / PRINT WORKSHEET

 
489 words • intermediate • 3 years ago
business
"© AFP/File Sebastien BozonMiami - Nearly 10,000 more people died of Alzheimer's disease in the United States last year than in 2013, a significant rise of 8.1 percent, according to US health data released Wednesday. Global health authorities have war..."
accountingamericanauthoritycancercausecurrentlydatadeathdementiadirectordiseaseexpertfactorglobalincreaseinjuryinvestmentlivepercentpolicyrapidlyrateriseriskseniorspokesmansteadilystrokesuicideunintentional

   VIEW / PRINT WORKSHEET

 
172 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
sales
"The bill would limit the use of antibiotics in livestock. Beginning in 2018 a veterinarian would have to approve the medication. Over-the-counter sales would also be eliminated. Jason Pfeifle is with CALPIRG, a consumer advocacy group. He says when ..."

   VIEW / PRINT WORKSHEET

 
902 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"Press Releases   Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases Market worth US$7.5 bn by 2023, Newborn Screening in Emerging Mark , 19 February 2016 -- The global primary immunodeficiency diseases market was valued at US$4.36 bn in 2014 and is estimated to rea..."
antibioticcellchronicclinicalcompetitivedeficiencydiseaseefficacyglobalgrowthhumanimmunodeficiencylackmorbiditypatientpreventprimaryproviderateregionalrisksafetystemsupplementsyndrometherapytreattreatmentwidelyworth

   VIEW / PRINT WORKSHEET

 
895 words • advanced • 2 years, 12 months ago
business
"AstraZeneca announced today the successful completion of the tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of ZS Pharma (NASDAQ: ZSPH) and the subsequent acquisition of ZS Pharma as previously announced in November . The transaction strengthens Ast..."

   VIEW / PRINT WORKSHEET

 
142 words • advanced • 2 years, 12 months ago
business
"AstraZeneca has completed its $2.7-billion acquisition of ZS Pharma, bolstering its cardiovascular and metabolic disease portfolio.   The move gives the drugs giant access to the potassium-binding compound ZS-9 (sodium zirconium cyclosilicate), a ..."

   VIEW / PRINT WORKSHEET

 
800 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Investigation Report on China Cattle Encephalon Glycoside and Ignotin Market, 2010-2019”to its store. According to WHO, such noncommunicable diseases as cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic respiratory disease, dia..."
accordcancercardiovascularcattlechronicdemanddementiadiabetesdiseaseencephalonexpectglobalglycosidegrowthignotinincidencemajormortalityoverallpopulationproductionpurchasereachrespiratoryrisksaleseveresurveythereforevast

   VIEW / PRINT WORKSHEET

 
550 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"AbbVie Shares Gap Up Following Better-Than-Expected Earnings (ABBV)   Shares of AbbVie (NASDAQ:ABBV) gapped up before the market opened on Monday after the company announced better than expected quarterly earnings, Marketbeat reports. The stock ha..."

   VIEW / PRINT WORKSHEET

 
269 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"  Innovation—it is what everyone likes to talk about, but what does it really mean for millions of patients battling disease? Simply put, medical innovation can help patients live longer, healthier and more productive lives.  Innovative medici..."

   VIEW / PRINT WORKSHEET

 
349 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"Thomson Reuters(Reuters) - Rare disease drugmaker Shire Pharmaceuticals Plc is preparing to announce its roughly $32.5 billion acquisition of U.S. peer Baxalta International Inc as early as Monday, according to people familiar with the matter. The de..."
acquireadditionalannouncebiotechbroadcancerconcernconditiondealdeclinediseasedisorderdrugexpectationhealthcareidentifyimmunemakermergernegotiationrarerenewedreportsectorsourcestockstrategysystemtradetreatment

   VIEW / PRINT WORKSHEET