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2014-10-21 08:33:23

Humanitarian group's October 24 livestream event from Chicago features top global health experts, polio-survivor Minda Dentler, pop star Tessanne Chin, reggae's Ziggy Marley and more EVANSTON, Ill., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the world "This Close"--99%--to eliminating polio from the planet, the effort is receiving an additional US$44.7 million boost from Rotary to support immunization activities, surveillance, and research spearheaded by the Global Polio Eradication...

2014-10-21 08:33:10

Uppsala University Hospital in Sweden will enroll 8 patients in the study, partially supported by a recent grant by the JDRF ROSH HAAYIN, Israel, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beta-O2 announced today that the first patient participating in the company's first broad study of the ssAir Bio-Artificial Pancreas has been successfully implanted. ssAir is in development as a treatment and a potential cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D). Approximately 3 million people have T1D in the...

2014-10-21 08:32:59

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM), a life sciences company providing innovative genetic analysis solutions, today announced it will report financial results for the third quarter 2014 after closing of the NASDAQ Global Market on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. A conference call hosted by William Welch, CEO, and other members of senior management will take place on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. EDT (2:00 p.m. PDT) and will be webcast live on...

2014-10-21 08:32:43

DALLAS, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds EpiCast Report: Dyslipidemia - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023 market research of 94 pages to the Therapeutics section under Pharmaceuticals category of its online business intelligence library. To build the epidemiological forecast for the total prevalent cases of dyslipidemia in the 8MM, epidemiologists used nationally representative studies that provided the total prevalence of serum lipid disturbances (LDLc,...

2014-10-21 08:32:32

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: INO) announced today the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded $12.2 million for a collaborative study that will be conducted by scientists from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; Inovio Pharmaceuticals; and MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca. The group will develop DNA-based monoclonal antibodies...

2014-10-21 08:32:30

Adult Mesenchymal Stem Cells Demonstrate Enhanced Survival and Recovery Following Cryopreservation with CryoStor, Reducing Research Costs and Expansion Time BOTHELL, Wash., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLFS), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary clinical grade hypothermic storage and cryopreservation freeze media and precision thermal shipping products for cells and tissues ("BioLife" or the "Company"), announced today that...

2014-10-21 04:21:53

MOSCOW, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hepatera Ltd and its development partner MYR GmbH announced today the results of clinical trials investigating Myrcludex B in patients with chronic hepatitis B (HBV) and delta (HDV). The results suggest that Myrcludex B may become an option for treating hepatitis delta. With details to be presented at the AASLD meeting in Boston in November 2014, the trials also indicate positive results for the treatment of HBV infection. (Logo:...

2014-10-21 00:21:34

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of recent events, including the transmission of Ebola to two registered nurses who cared for an infected patient in Dallas, the American Nurses Association (ANA) has been calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue clear, concrete guidelines, in particular about the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), to ensure the safety of health care professionals and the public. The CDC previewed...

2014-10-20 23:10:56

Afya Foundation has been taking serious action to help contain the Ebola virus. Most recently, they partnered with award-winning ad agency StrawberryFrog and world famous director Indrani to create a compelling video that will urge people to take action. NEW YORK (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 KEEP OUR KIDS FROM BECOMING A STATISTIC Afya Foundation, a first mover in health-related crises, amplifies measurable impact by rapidly expediting much needed medical supplies and materials to areas in...

2014-10-20 23:09:11

KromaTiD, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of its directional Genomic Hybridization™ (dGH™) screening services at the American Society of Human Genomics in San Diego October 18-22. Fort Collins, CO (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Based on a proprietary chromatid-specific imaging platform, dGH assays are the only imaging assays capable of determining DNA sequence, location and orientation data in a single test.  With these three dimensions of high-resolution data, dGH assays are...


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Papaver rhoeas
2014-10-16 11:37:39

Papaver rhoeas is a species of flowering plant. The common, widespread plant may also be referred to as the Corn poppy, the Corn rose, the Field poppy, Flanders poppy, the Red poppy, the Red weed coquelicot and the Headache. This member of the poppy family Papaveraceae, can be found in Europe in agricultural fields, roadsides and wasteland. The plant is known to give off a foul odor and is considered an agricultural weed. P. rhoeas will often flower in late spring or in the warmer fall...

Papaver orientale
2014-10-16 11:34:49

Papaver orientale is a species of flowering plant. This perennial plant (surviving more than 2 years)may also be referred to as the Oriental poppy and it is a member of the Papaveraceae family. P. orientale can be found in northeastern Turkey and northern Iran. P. orientale commonly grows between 2 and 3 feet and its flowers will commonly bloom from June till July. Flowers are scarlet red, orange or pink in color with purple centers. Long stalks produce thistle-like gray or green leaves...

Papaver nudicaule
2014-10-15 11:29:10

Papaver nudicaule is a flowering plant species. This species may also be referred to as the Arctic poppy or the Iceland poppy. The species belongs to the Papaveraceae family. This plant is a short- lived species that is commonly grown as a biennial or annual plant. P. nudicaule plants can be found in the Asian mountain areas and north into arctic regions in Europe and North America. P. nudicaule produces large, fragrant flowers that can be grown in a variety of different colors from white,...

Nelumbo nucifera
2014-10-15 11:26:21

Nelumbo nucifera is a flowering plant species. This plant may also be commonly referred to as the Indian lotus, the Sacred lotus, Bean of India or simply, Lotus. N. nucifera is an aquatic plant and along with one other species, it makes up the Nelumbonaceae family. The species is a perennial plant meaning it lives longer than 2 years. In fact, the oldest lotus germination was found in northeastern China and came from seeds that were 1,300 years old. N. nucifera is rooted on the bottom of...

Karakul
2014-10-14 10:22:10

The Karakul, also known as the Qaraqul, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in Central Asia and is thought to have been raised in that area since 1400 BC. Because it has been raised in the desert regions of Central Asia, it is extremely hardy and can survive in arid conditions with little water by storing fat in its tail. This breed is raised in the deserts of Namibia and was introduced into that area by German scientists during the early twentieth century. The Karakul often...

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