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2014-09-30 12:29:55

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank - www.corduse.com - is pleased to announce that it has entered into an Equity and Exclusive Services Agreement with Tianhe Stem Cell Biotechnologies, Inc. (Tianhe) which has licensed a series of patented technologies for the isolation of human cord blood-derived multipotent stem cells for possible clinical applications. Tianhe is performing Phase I/II clinical trials in China and Spain using Tianhe's Stem Cell...

2014-09-30 12:29:49

Getting the daily recommended amount of fiber is now easier for Southerners, who can find delicious, natural FiberLove bars in five leading chains in the South. NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Gnu Foods FiberLove bars are now available in Earth Fare, The Fresh Market, The Vitamin Shoppe, Whole Foods Market, and a select number of Publix Greenwise stores throughout the South, making a delicious, natural source of dietary fiber more accessible to Southerners in search of a...

2014-09-30 12:29:42

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC: RGRX) ("the Company" or "RegeneRx") today announced that it has received a Canadian Patent for Inhibition or Reversal of Skin Aging by Actin-Sequestering Peptides. This patent includes claims using thymosin beta 4, various fragments and analogues, and numerous other actin-sequestering peptides for these purposes. The patent will expire in 2021. About RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc....

2014-09-30 12:29:30

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB:GNBT) today announced that it has engaged Dr. Lakshmi P. Kotra, B. Pharm.(Hons), Ph.D., as a consultant to the Company to provide expertise and assistance in the management of the Company's previously announced buccal insulin enhancement project. In this role, Dr. Kotra will work closely with the Company's Senior Scientific Advisor, Dr. James H. Anderson, Jr., MD,...

2014-09-30 12:28:15

DALLAS, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With nearly 900 dogs competing at the Cynosport® World Games Dog Agility Championships Oct. 15 - 19 at the Morgan Hill Outdoor Sports Center in California, approximately 25 percent of the dogs vying to become the next World Champion were either adopted from an animal shelter or rescue group. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149386 More than a dozen dogs competing this year were rescued or adopted by residents from the Monterey or San...

2014-09-30 08:39:42

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caringo® today announced that it is exhibiting its comprehensive approach to software-defined object storage, Caringo Swarm(TM), in Booth No. 1242 of the Gartner Symposium/ITXpo 2014 in Orlando, Florida October 5-9. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120619/LA26635LOGO Caringo Swarm slashes the complexity of legacy storage while ensuring data is protected and accessible from any application, location or device. Swarm turns standard...

2014-09-30 08:33:56

AACHEN, Germany, ATLANTA and SHANGHAI, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest Pivotal Scientific Antibody Market Report [http://www.pivotalscientific.com/antibody-market-report/antibody-market-report-6-01-08-2014 ] , antibodies-online [http://www.antibodies-online.com ].com, the largest online distributor for proteomics research products worldwide, is ranked 6th regarding citation growth. Pivotal Scientific, a biotechnology consultancy that works...

2014-09-30 08:33:50

LifeTrak line of 24-hour fitness trackers expands with the launch of new LifeTrak BRITE R450 - one, holistic wearable for everyday life FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salutron, Inc., the foremost leader in heart-rate monitoring and precise biosensing wearables, today introduced a new line of "life trackers" to its portfolio, beginning with the launch of the new BRITE R450. These new wearables take a holistic approach by integrating multiple aspects of health and fitness into...

2014-09-30 08:33:16

DALLAS, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- September is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month, and as the most prominent atrial fibrillation patient organization, StopAfib.org has added some prestigious healthcare professionals to its Global Medical Advisory Board. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140929/149190 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140929/149191 Atrial fibrillation, also known as afib, is the most common irregular heartbeat and can lead to dementia,...

2014-09-30 08:32:53

KIGALI, Rwanda, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ministry of Health would like to inform Rwandans and all visitors to Rwanda that Rwanda is Ebola free. The lab results of the patient who was reported in the media this past week were negative for the Ebola Virus Disease. The government has put in place measures aimed at protecting Rwandans from Ebola. Surveillance systems and emergency management systems are in place. Health workers have been trained across the country and are...


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Galway Sheep
2014-09-30 09:49:31

The Galway sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in Galway in western Ireland during the seventeenth century. It was developed after English Longwools were brought to the area, followed by the improved Leicester, which resulted in an early form of the breed known as the Roscommon. Both this type and the modern Galway breed highly resembled the improved Leicester. When the Roscommon breed society began to falter in 1923, it sought out Galway Sheep Breeders Society, later admitting...

English Leicester
2014-09-26 10:19:08

The English Leicester, known by many other names including the Leicester, the improved Leicester, and the Leicester longwool, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in England during the eighteenth century by Robert Bakewell. It was one of the first purebred sheep breeds to be introduced into Australia and is one of a few remaining pure sheep breeds. Today, it can be found in many areas including the United States, New Zealand, and Great Britain. The English Leicester holds strong...

East Friesian Sheep
2014-09-26 10:01:06

The East Friesian sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated from East Frisia in Germany. Traditionally, this breed was kept in small groups by households to be used for the production of milk and today the breed does not do well in large numbers. It has a pink nose and pale hooves, but its best known physical feature is the tail, which is thin and hairless like a rat’s tail. The head is polled, meaning it does not grow horns, and its wool can be white or dark brown in color. The...

Dorpor
2014-09-25 08:56:51

The Dorpor is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in South Africa during the 1930’s by crossbreeding the Blackhead Persian sheep and the Dorset Horn sheep for the purpose of creating a sheep that could produce meat in arid areas of the region. Today, the breed can be found throughout South Africa and in other areas including Australia. The Dorper Sheep Breeders Society of South Africa was established in the 1950’s and it is now the second most populous sheep in that region....

Cotswold Sheep
2014-09-25 08:43:41

The Cotswold sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated from and was named after the Cotswold Hills in England. Some experts assert that this breed was present in this area of England when the Romans arrived sometime around 54 B.C., during which time legend says they discovered sheepcotes along the hills. Later, the area was supposedly given the Anglo-Saxon name of Cottes-wealds, which meant wind swept hills scattered with Cotes. If this legend were true it would mean that the hills...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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