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2014-05-10 16:21:04

NEW YORK, May 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S.L.E. Lupus Foundation's Young Leaders took Lupus Research to the Power of 10 in recognition of World Lupus Awareness Day May 10. A Flash Mob of volunteer dancers brought attention to lupus among hundreds of visitors to Union Square Park in Manhattan. Join our Power of 10 awareness program. Share this link (www.powerof10.lupusny.org) with 10 people, and ask those 10 to do the same. The goal is for 1 million people to learn about lupus and...

Gluten-free Diet Reduces Type 1 Diabetes Risk In Mice
2014-05-09 05:25:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New experiments conducted in mice have discovered a possible link between a gluten-free diet and a reduced risk of developing type 1 diabetes, according to research published recently in the journal Diabetes. While late-night talk show hosts like Jimmy Kimmel have demonstrated that not everyone seems to understand exactly what gluten is (for the record, it’s actually a type of protein found in foods made using wheat, barley, rye...

2014-05-07 08:37:47

Eczema caused by defects in the skin could reduce the risk of developing skin cancer, according to new research by King's College London. The immune response triggered by eczema could help prevent tumor formation by shedding potentially cancerous cells from the skin. There is ongoing debate surrounding allergic diseases and their impact on the likelihood of developing cancer, with some studies suggesting that eczema is associated with a reduced risk of skin cancer. However, it is difficult...

2014-05-05 20:24:20

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Gastrointestinal Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2019 - New Drug Approvals and Promising Pipeline to Counter Declines from Patent Expirieshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/gastrointestinal_therapeutics_major_developed_markets_2019_new_drug_approvals_promising_pipeline_counter_declines_patent_expiries.htmlGastrointestinal Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to...

2014-05-05 16:27:48

America's largest lupus walk program raises funds for lupus research and education programs in the Tampa area TAMPA, Fla., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of Tampa residents who are living with the disease lupus, and their families and friends, joined the Lupus Foundation of America's Walk to End Lupus Now(TM) event, which raised more than $130,000 in donations. Money raised will help fund lupus research and education programs, increase awareness of the devastating...

2014-05-05 12:28:40

European Dermatologists Indicate that Fewer than Half of Their Severe Patients are being Treated with a Biologic, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the use of biologics for the treatment of psoriasis among dermatologists has remained relatively flat since 2011 in the major European markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom), with less than half of severe patients being...

2014-05-05 08:30:08

- The long-term safety profile was consistent with pivotal trials of Cimzia® ATLANTA, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB announced today results from the PRECiSE 3 7-year open label extension clinical trial of Cimzia(®) (certolizumab pegol), the longest continuous trial of an anti-TNF therapy evaluating long-term safety in Crohn's disease. Remission was also assessed over the trial period. Results were presented at Digestive Disease Week (DDW), taking place in Chicago from May 3-6. "The...

2014-05-05 08:30:03

- Significant clinical response to Acthar was observed in patients experiencing active disease while on conventional SLE maintenance therapies - ANAHEIM, Calif., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOR) today announced that results from the first modern clinical study examining the use of H.P. Acthar® Gel (repository corticotropin injection) in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) has been published in the journal LUPUS. This independent investigator-initiated...

2014-05-05 08:29:18

ENDOCAPSULE 10 Delivers Outstanding Visualization, Improved Efficiency and Enhanced Features for Noninvasive Observation of the Small Intestine CENTER VALLEY, Pa., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a precision technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions in Medical and Surgical Products, among other core businesses, announced today the commercial availability of its 510(k) cleared, next-generation ENDOCAPSULE 10 System for small bowel capsule endoscopy...

2014-05-05 08:28:29

Academic and Industry Teams Converge to Focus on Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Advance Innovative Interception and Prevention Strategies SPRING HOUSE, Pa., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) announced today the establishment of a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC), Prometheus Laboratories Inc. (Prometheus), Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota (Mayo Clinic), Centre Hospitalier Regional...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'