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2012-10-26 00:33:40

A study has found that the anti-clotting medication prasugrel reduced cardiovascular events among patients who present with an acute coronary syndrome and are managed medically after an angiogram is performed to determine coronary anatomy.

2012-10-07 23:00:24

ImplantInfo applauds ‘timely’ Breast Cancer Awareness Month official launch of WhatNext social network by SPANX Co-Founder and the ACS Park City, UT (PRWEB)

2012-09-20 23:03:21

ACS has released Version 1.1 of their Revit Families Casework Catalog. Marion, IN (PRWEB) September 20, 2012 Advanced Cabinet Systems (ACS) of Marion,

2012-08-27 19:48:03

The first trial to study the effect of platelet inhibition in patients with acute coronary syndromes managed medically without revascularization has found no significant difference between prasugrel and clopidogrel in the prevention of death, myocardial infarction or stroke.

2012-08-27 11:48:32

The first trial to study patients with acute coronary syndrome who do not undergo coronary stenting or bypass surgery found no significant difference between two anti-clotting drugs – prasugrel and clopidogrel – in preventing the first occurrence of death, heart attack or stroke.

2012-08-21 23:15:38

The American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society, is holding a special symposium today honoring Rudy M. Baum, editor-in-chief of its weekly newsmagazine, whose thought-provoking editorials and editorial leadership made Baum an icon among ACS' more than 164,000 members.

21st Century Morrill Act Needed To Help Ease College Debt
2012-08-21 13:41:23

One hundred and fifty years ago, president Abraham Lincoln signed a law into place that transformed college education, but a new 21st century version would help ease student debt, and help colleges and universities deal with budget cuts.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.