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2014-10-23 23:04:27

Thermal disinfection provides veterinary practices with safe and sustainable process to deactivate contaminated laundry Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 There is no cure for canine parvovirus (CPV). Dogs infected with the virus, typically unvaccinated dogs and puppies, suffer severe nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Veterinarians can only treat the afflicted dogs for dehydration and make sustained efforts to contain the virus. CPV is highly contagious and spreads through contact with...

2014-10-23 23:03:53

Alice Lazzarini, PhD, and internationally recognized researcher in neurogenetic disorders, announces the donation of a portion of proceeds from Both Sides Now: A Journey From Researcher to Patient to the American Parkinson Disease Association(APDA) New York, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Dr. Lazzarini's support through the sales of her book will raise funds to help Ease the Burden – Find the Cure for the 1 million individuals in the United States living with Parkinson disease. Both...

2014-10-23 23:02:20

David Gergen teams up with the Whitney Reynolds Show to promote sleep apnea awareness. On November 1st & 2nd, The Whitney Reynolds show will be airing a sleep apnea special. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 In May of 2014, David Gergen, President of Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA) and Executive Director of the American Sleep & Breathing Academy Dental Division (ASBADD), was contacted by the Whitney Reynolds Show. They were interested in filming a TV special about the...

2014-10-23 23:00:33

The Global Service Provider for medical evacuations in austere environments has established referral handling procedures for its insurance and corporate clients. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Vetted International, Ltd, a global service provider that provides medical evacuations in austere environments has established referral handling procedures for its insurance and corporate clients. “Vetted International is committed to providing our clients with expeditious responses and the...

2014-10-23 20:29:33

HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the deadly Ebola virus has made its first appearances in the United States, members of the public and government officials are anxious for information on how to deal with the threat. For those officials with authority to compel citizens to remain in quarantine or isolation, it is particularly vital that they know the latest applicable law. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141023/154131 To address this issue, the University of...

2014-10-23 20:29:17

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America(®) (CTCA) Chairman of Functional Medicine, Stacie J. Stephenson, DC, CNS, and Edgar Staren, MD, PhD, President, The Centers for Advanced Individual Medicine, have been selected by the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute to speak at the second annual Thought Leaders Consortium to be held in Seattle, Washington, October 23-25, 2014. Dr. Stephenson will discuss "The Institutional...

2014-10-23 20:25:51

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Agricultural Biotechnology in US$ Million by the following Groups/Segments: Transgenic Seeds/Crops (Soybean, Corn, Cotton, & Others), and Biopesticides. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. The regions analyzed in the report for GM crops include the following: US, Canada, Asia-Pacific, Latin America,...

2014-10-23 12:30:44

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The unconditional love from dogs is a perfect match for assisted living residents. Across the country, assisted living residents are deriving great satisfaction from furry, four-legged friends accompanied by their owners who welcome the opportunity to give back to others. "My mom has Alzheimer's," said Sue Travis, who visits The Peninsula, an assisted living/memory support community in Pembroke Park, Fla., with her dog, JR....

2014-10-23 12:30:38

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: RGRX) ("the Company" or "RegeneRx") today reported on data presented by Dr. Michael Chopp at the Fourth International Symposium on Thymosins in Health and Disease in Rome, Italy. Dr. Chopp reviewed research on the use of Thymosin beta 4 (TB4) as a protective and regenerative agent for nervous system injuries and diseases. He also presented data on the molecular mechanisms underlying TB4's...

2014-10-23 12:29:18

Certification demonstrates Novo Nordisk's commitment to improving diabetes care PLAINSBORO, N.J., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk, a global leader in diabetes care, was honored with The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)'s Disease Management Certification in Program Design for its Diabetes Education Program (DEP) this month. The 2-year certification validates the DEP as a program providing quality educational support to both health care providers and patients...


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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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