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2014-05-12 12:22:53

CHICAGO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The industrial market is increasingly looking for high-performance, sustainable coatings to protect its assets. The versatility of ultraviolet- (UV) cured waterborne polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) from Bayer MaterialScience LLC is just one reason they are ideally suited for applications such as coatings for metal and plastic components used in consumer and industrial products. This coatings technology offers lower volatile organic compounds...

2014-05-12 08:31:01

- Kogenate® FS antihemophilic factor (recombinant) approved for routine prophylaxis to prevent or reduce the frequency of bleeding episodes in adults with hemophilia A WHIPPANY, N.J., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication for Bayer's Kogenate® FS antihemophilic factor VIII (recombinant), for routine prophylaxis to prevent or reduce the frequency of bleeding episodes in adults...

2014-05-09 08:26:43

WHIPPANY, N.J., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare was honored by the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) at their annual "Portraits of Courage" Celebration in Washington, DC on May 8. The event recognized several individuals, foundations and innovator companies that have made substantial contributions to improving the lives of people affected by rare disorders. NORD's celebration of progress is an annual event open to everyone with an interest in rare...

2014-05-07 12:26:03

Backed by Bayer App Offers Lawn Care Operators and Golf Course Superintendents a Convenient New Tool to Combat Their Toughest Challenges RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Golf course superintendents and lawn care professionals can now instantly access Bayer's best-in-class innovation and research from their iPhone or iPad using the Backed by Bayer(TM) app from Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP. Download the free app at the iTunes store...

2014-05-06 08:32:51

Move to significantly strengthen position in consumer care LEVERKUSEN, Germany, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer has agreed to acquire the consumer care business of U.S. pharmaceutical company Merck & Co., Inc., Whitehouse Station, NJ, USA, for a purchase price of USD 14.2 billion (EUR 10.4 billion). "This acquisition marks a major milestone on our path towards global leadership in the attractive non-prescription medicines business," explained Bayer CEO Dr. Marijn...

2014-05-02 12:27:06

WHIPPANY, N.J., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare is pleased to announce that Nancy Cheesman has been named a 2014 Rising Star by the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA). She was honored at the annual HBA Woman of the Year luncheon in New York City on May 1. Nancy is the Market Segment Director for Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals. She was named Bayer HealthCare's 2014 Rising Star, an honor bestowed upon professionals who contribute significantly to their...

2014-05-01 23:02:28

QuickMedical, a leader in the distribution of medical equipment and supplies, announces the launch of the new Chek Diagnostics A1cNow+®Meter. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 QuickMedical is proud to announce the A1cNow+ Meter for diabetes care is available for online purchases at QuickMedical.com and will begin shipping immediately. Polymer Technology Systems, Inc. (PTS), the U.S.-based manufacturer of the CardioChek family of point-of-care diagnostic products, has changed its name...

2014-05-01 08:37:16

Charitable Campaign Urges Women to Help Prepare for a Heart Attack by Including Bayer® Aspirin in Their Handbags WHIPPANY, N.J., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year in the U.S., nearly 300,000 women have heart attacks,(i) yet most women's handbags are better prepared to manage a broken nail (55%) or bad hair day (36%) than a heart attack (17%).(ii) Today, Bayer HealthCare, the makers of Bayer® Aspirin and WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease announce...

2014-05-01 08:29:24

The leader in Branded Entertainment announces appointment of Bayer, who will focus on building O2's Incredible Discoveries® Division POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- O2 Media(TM), an award-winning broadcast media production company and leader in Branded Entertainment, announced today the appointment of George Bayer as Vice President of Direct Response, Incredible Discoveries®, reporting to Dr. Thomas C. Deters, President and CEO....

2014-04-29 16:23:04

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first-ever Congressional subcommittee hearing on pollinator health, held today, failed to include a robust science-based discussion about the impacts of neonicotinoid pesticides on bees. Pesticide manufacturer Bayer (DE:BAYN) testified at the hearing for the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology and Foreign Agriculture. But the panel included no independent scientists on the leading edge of...


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2012-06-19 03:45:51

Symbol: ANROP Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N Synonyms:   ANAF Antennaria affinis Fernald   ANAL7 Antennaria albescens (E.E. Nelson) Rydb.   ANFU3 Antennaria fusca E.E. Nelson   ANGA Antennaria gaspensis (Fernald) Fernald   ANHOG Antennaria howellii Greene ssp. gaspensis (Fernald) Chmielewski   ANIS2 Antennaria isolepis...

2012-06-19 03:45:57

Symbol: ANROC Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N GL    N Synonyms:   ANAL6 Antennaria albicans Fernald   ANAN9 Antennaria angustifolia Rydb.   ANARH Antennaria arida E.E. Nelson var. humilis (Rydb.) E.E. Nelson   ANBR8 Antennaria breitungii A.E. Porsild   ANBR14 Antennaria brevistyla Fernald, nom. inq.   ANCO18...

2012-06-19 03:45:58

Symbol: ANROA Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N Synonyms:   ANAR12 Antennaria arida E.E. Nelson   ANARV Antennaria arida E.E. Nelson ssp. viscidula E.E. Nelson   ANSC7 Antennaria scariosa E.E. Nelson Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK, AZ, NM Classification:      ...

2012-06-19 03:46:18

Symbol: ANPAF Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   ANAM2 Antennaria ambigens (Greene) Fernald   ANAM3 Antennaria ampla Bush   ANAR14 Antennaria arkansana Greene   ANARA5 Antennaria arnoglossa Greene var. ambigens Greene   ANBI2 Antennaria bifrons Greene   ANBR10 Antennaria brainerdii Greene   ANCA26 Antennaria calophylla...

2012-06-19 03:46:38

Symbol: ANLUA2 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Subshrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   ANARA4 Antennaria argentea Benth. ssp. aberrans E.E. Nelson   ANLUM Antennaria luzuloides Torr. & A. Gray var. microcephala (A. Gray) Cronquist   ANMI2 Antennaria microcephala A. Gray   ANPY2 Antennaria pyramidata Greene Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at...

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