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2014-05-21 08:28:45

Leading experts reveal what's hot for the season TORONTO, May 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) today announced the top five trends Canadians should look for this summer at their local health food store. Summer is around the corner and Canadians are eager for the insider scoop on this summer's new, effective ways to stay cool, hydrated and healthy naturally. Throughout the spring, CHFA reached out to top natural health experts across Canada to gather...

2014-05-21 08:28:20

- Rapid and effective relief for all racehorses in study MELBOURNE, Australia, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Phosphagenics Limited (ASX:POH, OTCQX: PPGNY) study using its TPM(®)/Oxycodone topical patch to manage shin soreness pain for thoroughbred racehorses found recovery from pain in all horses within 1-2 days. The study was conducted on six thoroughbreds, between two and three years of age, exhibiting cannon (shin) bone soreness arising from injuries in either one or two...

2014-05-20 10:06:20

American Thoracic Society Maternal intake of dietary methyl donors during the first trimester of pregnancy modulates the risk of developing childhood asthma at age 7, according to a new study presented at the 2014 American Thoracic Society International Conference. "Evidence on the effects of dietary methyl donor intake on childhood asthma has been mixed," said lead author Michelle Trivedi, MD, Clinical Fellow in Pediatric Pulmonology at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children in...

2014-05-20 08:33:40

Campaign aims to promote nutrition and eye health awareness with prize giveaways and patient education guides ST. LOUIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- May is the National Eye Institute's (NEI) Healthy Vision Month, designed to create awareness about eye health. EyePromise eye vitamins is honoring the observance by kicking off a program of its own. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140519/89018 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140519/89019 To celebrate...

2014-05-20 08:31:56

NASDAQ: CRME TSX: COM VANCOUVER, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cardiome Pharma Corp. (NASDAQ: CRME) (TSX: COM) today announced an agreement with AOP Orphan Pharmaceuticals AG, headquartered in Vienna, Austria, to commercialize AGGRASTAT(®) (tirofiban HCl) in selected European markets. AOP Orphan will be responsible for the commercialization of AGGRASTAT in the AOP Orphan countries. Under terms of the agreement, AOP Orphan has agreed to specific annual commercial goals for...

2014-05-19 08:28:11

RICHMOND, Va., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Inc. (RBP) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with AntiOp, Inc. to co-develop a naloxone nasal spray to aid in the reversal of opioid overdose with the option to acquire all rights to the product upon receipt of regulatory and marketing approval. The product has the potential to be the first of its kind to treat overdose from opioid prescription painkillers and heroin - a growing...

2014-05-16 12:23:00

Opening ceremony attended by Governor Jay Inslee and many state and local dignitaries. MOSES LAKE, Wash., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AstaReal Technologies, Inc. grand opening ceremony for its new production facility in Moses Lake, Wash., was held May 14 and attended by Washington State Governor Jay Inslee, members of the state legislature, the director of the Department of Commerce, and officials and community leaders from Grant County and the City of Moses Lake. Approximately 200...

2014-05-14 08:29:43

NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas reported today that the efficacy and safety data of the isavuconazole invasive aspergillosis study (SECURE) were presented at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) in Barcelona, Spain. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/84970 Previously announced topline data showed that the randomized, double-blind SECURE study met the primary objective of demonstrating non-inferiority of...

Researchers Combine Graphene And Painkiller Receptor
2014-05-13 03:09:16

University of Pennsylvania Almost every biological process involves sensing the presence of a certain chemical. Finely tuned over millions of years of evolution, the body’s different receptors are shaped to accept certain target chemicals. When they bind, the receptors tell their host cells to produce nerve impulses, regulate metabolism, defend the body against invaders or myriad other actions depending on the cell, receptor and chemical type. Now, researchers from the University of...

2014-05-13 08:31:28

SAN DIEGO, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE; Sorrento) a late-stage clinical oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and its associated pain, today announced that the U.S. Office of Orphan Products Development at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the transfer of sponsorship of the Orphan Drug Designation for intrathecal resiniferatoxin (RTX) in the treatment of intractable pain in end-stage disease from the...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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