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2009-09-23 10:20:00

JENA, Germany, September 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Occlutech GmbH, the leading European developer of products for septal closure, today announced that the district court of Frankfurt, Germany reversed an earlier court injunction obtained by AGA Medical against Occlutech's sales and marketing activities relating to the newly launched Figulla Flex ranges of ASD and PFO occluders. The district court of Frankfurt reversed its earlier decision that was based on a request by AGA Medical, relying only...

2009-05-15 15:26:00

DALLAS, May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- C. Richard Boland, M.D., chief of gastroenterology at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, has been named vice president of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute, a position that will evolve into the presidency in 2011.

2008-10-06 09:00:47

The American Gas Association (AGA), which represents 202 local natural gas utilities across the nation, today held a press conference on the 2008-2009 winter heating season and its projected impact on the nearly 70 million natural gas customers in the United States who rely on natural gas to meet their daily energy needs.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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