Rocketcases offers retro gamer protective cases for new iPhone 5
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Rocketcases announced on Tuesday a new line of protective cases for the iPhone 4 and new iPhone 5 styled after retro gaming devices.
Rocketcases’ iPhone cases protect iPhones from falls and scratches with a hard silicone and plastic materials. The retro gaming cases are available in two options.
The G Boy case is modelled after the Nintendo’s original handheld Gameboy device. The G Boy is make of silicone and comes in a black and white coloring.
The Controller Rocketcase is a simulacrum of the original Nintendo Entertainment System’s game controller. The Controller case is made of hard plastic.
Both cases are available at select retailers for a suggested retail price of $19.95.
Apple’s iPhone 5 is available now and the company plans the release of the new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c on Sept. 20.
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More than US$4.3 million donated for arthritis research in Canada
TORONTO — The Arthritis Society is donating more than C$4.5 million for arthritis research in Canada, the group said Wednesday.
The organization, which is Canada’s largest nongovernment funder of basic and applied arthritis researcher, said the funding will be used for established researchers and young investigators who are new to research. The amount is equivalent to US$4.36 million.
"The Arthritis Society is committed to setting lives in motion, and one of the ways we do this is through the funding of research that will have an impact on people living with arthritis today," Arthritis Society chief mission officer Joanne Simons said. "In addition, we are tremendously fortunate to fund many young investigators who are just beginning their careers in arthritis, a field of study that every day has the potential for a major breakthrough."
Rainbow Light launches Embrace Prenatal 35+ for moms who become pregnant older than the age of 35 years
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — Rainbow Light on Wednesday launched Embrace Prenatal 35+, a prenatal multivitamin specially formulated to address the unique nutritional needs of moms-to-be older than 35 years old.
"With more expectant moms breaking convention and pushing beyond traditional barriers than ever before, we knew it was time to develop the first whole food prenatal supplement for women older than 35 years," stated Linda Kahler, Rainbow Light president.
Embrace addresses the complex needs and conditions associated with mature pregnancies and the developing baby by helping to support blood cell production, enhance circulation and strengthen connective tissue with a bioflavonoid blend, plus vitamins K1 and K2, zinc and nonconstipating iron. To support the development of brain, eyes, nerves, bone and teeth contains folic acid, algae-sourced calcium, lutein, choline and vitamin B’s, D and K. Vitamin C and chromium is included in the formulation to promotes normal, healthy blood-sugar levels. And whole foods, greens and vitamin B complex serve to naturally energize tired moms.
The formulation also includes chamomile, lavender, ginger and magnesium to help ease common pregnancy conditions, such as nausea, muscle aches and tension.