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This remedy will then stimulate the inherent healing capacity of the individual and move him or her into greater wholeness of mind, body, and spirit.
(For background, see Lederman, "Will the New Markets Tax Credit Stimulate Low-Income Communities?
"How can we stimulate the economy or help employees by giving a huge check to companies that cost the tax payers tremendous money.
The RoboCup organizers plan to recreate the NIST arenas at each country where the competition is held and leave them behind permanently to stimulate progress.
TEI strongly believes that, rhetoric aside, it makes eminent sense to craft a stimulus bill that, at its core, includes provisions to directly and significantly stimulate business activity because such legislation will have a "multiplier effect" beyond that of narrow tax and spending programs; it will serve as a catalyst to the broader goal of economic growth.
The new focus on bioterrorism will greatly stimulate research on immune-based treatments, neglected traditional medical approaches, and on completely new approaches as well.
Scientists are also trying to identify the chemical signals that stimulate the brain's dormant immature myelin-producing cells to wake up, grow up, and start working.
Every three years, the bishops are encouraged to bring their spouses to a so-called "house (of bishops) and spouse" retreat, designed to stimulate frank exchanges of issues and problems faced by the episcopal couples.
This report provides a review of the United Kingdom (UK) and international literature about initiatives to stimulate demand for post-16 learning.
The unfortunate result is that children who are already most likely to find good books in their homes find even more at school, while the children who may have less to stimulate their reading at home find much less at their public schools.
But NSF-funded researchers in a project called STIMULATE are developing systems that mimic other forms of communication that humans use to interact with each other, including eye contact, gestures, touch and voice.
Finally, the electrodes stimulate his brain cells into thinking they're seeing.
They are well known to stimulate axon regeneration by making proteins that promote nerve growth either on contact, or at a distance (by secreting growth factors).
If the food and health connection were better known, more people might be aware that maitake and shiitake mushrooms stimulate immune function; that selenium, a mineral found in grains, and garlic, induces cancer cell death; that antioxidants in turmeric, an herb in curry powder, prevent DNA damage and block tumor growth; or that there is actually twice as much calcium, which protects against osteoporosis and colon cancer, in a cup of spinach as a cup of milk.