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2014-10-08 23:06:22

ASCP’s “Building a Laboratory Workforce for the Future” aims to stem the critical workforce shortage in laboratory medicine Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Continuing its commitment to expand awareness of the medical laboratory profession among high school students, ASCP will host its third annual “Building a Laboratory Workforce for the Future Day,” in conjunction with its Annual Meeting, being held Oct. 8-10 at the Tampa Convention Center. The session, scheduled for...

2014-10-08 23:01:47

Chief Medical Officer of Intellicure, Caroline Fife, MD, to discuss health care reform and quality measures at upcoming SAWC Conference in Las Vegas. The Woodlands, Texas (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Caroline Fife, MD, will be headlining two continuing education sessions at the upcoming Symposium on Advanced Wound Care in Las Vegas October 16-18, 2014. One session sure to draw a crowd focuses on recent health care reform changes and how they will affect wound care physicians and centers....

2014-10-08 23:00:57

Additional Donations for Park Cities Pet Sitter’s Presents 4 Pets Campaign Are Still Being Collected Through November 8th. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 On September 27th, 2014, Park Cities Pet Sitter hosted a “Stuff-the-SUV” Event at the Pet Supplies Plus location at 6060 E. Mockingbird Lane in Dallas that netted $8600 in donations for Dallas street dog rescue group, Duck Team 6. The pet supply drive was part of Park Cities Pet Sitter’s and NAPPS' Presents 4 Pets...

2014-10-08 23:00:54

Treatment for joint pain highlighted during Bone and Joint Health Awareness Week Tampa, Fla. (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 The Regenerative Orthopedic Institute of Tampa is celebrating Bone and Joint Health National Awareness Week, a global event that is held Oct. 12-20, 2014. Throughout the week are several days devoted to a specific type of illness, including World Arthritis Day on Oct. 12, World Spine Day on Oct. 16, World Trauma Day on Oct. 17, World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day on Oct....

2014-10-08 20:22:04

Replikins Global Surveillance System(TM) Data to be presented at Boston University School of Medicine, Distinguished Speaker Series on October 14, 2014. LONDON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Replikins Global Surveillance System((TM)) analysis of the Ebola virus show the highest ever peaks in Ebola Gene Replikin Counts in the years 2012 and 2013. Such genomic increases predicted the current worst ever Ebola outbreak. A recent sudden drop in the Replikin Counts may signal an early end...

2014-10-08 16:27:38

Special Diet Event Brings Education, Flavor, and Support to Community DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As part of its continuing support of the growing gluten-free community, The Gluten Free Media Group will hold the Springfield Gluten & Allergen Free Expo on October 25(th) and 26(th) at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, MA. This will be the first Gluten & Allergen Free Expo to be held in Springfield. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141008/150943 The...

2014-10-08 16:27:33

Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center Identify Adverse Effects of Disruption of Pcp4 Gene NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cardiovascular scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center have identified in mouse models a protein known as Pcp4 as a regulator of the heart's rhythm. Additionally, when the Pcp4 gene is disrupted, it can cause ventricular arrhythmias. Results from this animal study were released online Oct. 8 in the peer-reviewed publication, The Journal of...

2014-10-08 16:26:55

CINCINNATI, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has received a 5-year, $6.25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to lead a consortium of organizations from around the country that will conduct clinical research into eosinophilic disorders and train investigators in how to conduct clinical research. Eosinophilic disorders are chronic inflammatory disorders. These conditions are thought to be triggered by allergic...

2014-10-08 16:26:52

Charitable contributions will go to Doctors Without Borders and International Medical Corps for medical care in Africa OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente announced today that it has made charitable contributions totaling $1 million for West Africa Ebola relief to two partner agencies, Doctors Without Borders/ Medecins Sans Frontieres and International Medical Corps. The contributions will support direct medical care and safe clinical treatment practices....

2014-10-08 16:26:43

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading research and advisory firm, BioInformatics LLC, today announced that 50 companies have met the criteria for nomination as a potential recipient of the prestigious Life Science Industry Awards®. Over 1,000 scientific customers named more than 400 individual life science companies as "best-in-class" in 30 different award categories. Only 50, however, met the criteria for inclusion as a nominee on the ballot now being completed by...


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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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  • A bat.
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