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2014-09-30 08:31:09

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cell-Fuel, LLC has officially announced the launch of their new website and product line. The revolutionary supplement program, called Cell-Fuel, has been formulated by two physician experts in integrative medicine to help with optimal aging and to keep cells energized by supporting the function of the critically important components of the cell known as mitochondria. Not only has Cell-Fuel been formulated to increase energy, fight...

2014-09-30 08:31:00

Chief Medical Officer Appointed to Advance Growing Portfolio; Series A Extension Earmarked for Second Product Candidate Preclinical Development SAN CARLOS, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allakos Inc. announced today that it has secured an additional $10 million investment from current investors to fund development of an additional therapeutic antibody. The additional financing was completed following achievement of a key, pre-specified milestone related to the company's lead...

2014-09-30 08:29:03

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Proteomics is a focus point for investment and collaboration, according to a new report from Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research publisher said that over 100 deals had occurred in proteomics in the past two years. The activity ranges from investments and IPOs, to agreements between private proteomic companies and academic institutions, to deals between pharma and biotech companies with novel proteomics innovator companies. Kalorama...

2014-09-30 08:25:07

WARMINSTER, Pa., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What will American home gardeners be growing in 2015? A sneak peek at the new product offerings from W. Atlee Burpee & Co. offers a glimpse into the future of home gardens across all growing zones. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140929/149128 Welcome to the earliest-ever preview of new offerings from Burpee: Burpee's Top 3 for 2015: -- Summer Squash, 'Cupcake' hybrid: Delectable oblate 2-5" fruits impart perfectly...

coffee rust
2014-09-30 07:19:11

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We hope you were able to take advantage of one of the many free National Coffee Day giveaways on Monday, because ecologists at the University of Michigan report that a fungus has been sweeping across plantations in Mexico and Central America, limiting coffee production and forcing price increases in the process. According to the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Division of Environmental Biology, which is funding Ivette Perfecto’s...

sleep apnea in america
2014-09-30 04:52:55

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Obstructive sleep apnea has been growing in prevalence across the United States and according to the National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project – about 25 million Americans now have the condition. “Obstructive sleep apnea is destroying the health of millions of Americans, and the problem has only gotten worse over the last two decades,” said Dr. Timothy Morgenthaler, president of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and national...

2014-09-29 23:13:31

In celebration of its launch, Tea MD™ Skincare, an all-natural tea tree oil based product line created by a board certified physician to help prevent and control adult acne and blemish prone skin, is gifting its daily facial cleanser to honorees at the 35th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards on September 30, 2014 in New York City. Springfield, Ohio (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 By the time a patient suffering with severe acne visits the offices of Dr. Sameer Ismailjee, an...

2014-09-29 23:12:30

Health Food Emporium is happy to announce that MegaFood has just released Acute Defense, an immunity boosting powder, just in time for flu season. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 According to Herb Wisdom, "Elderberry juice is used for its antioxidant activity to lower cholesterol, improve vision, boost the immune system, improve heart health and for coughs, colds, flu, bacterial and viral infections and tonsillitis." Elderberries have been a folk remedy for centuries in North...

2014-09-29 23:09:43

Early Evidence Published in Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders Suggests Value Treatment Effectiveness New York, NY (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) were able to safely tolerate treatment with cells cultured from human placental tissue, according to a study published today in the journal Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders. The study, which is the first of its kind, was conducted by researchers at Mount Sinai, Celgene Cellular Therapeutics...

2014-09-29 23:09:41

BreastHealing.com has announced an affiliate program for its innovative product, Rub-On Nipples®, which are temporary areola tattoos that are used by women with bare mounds after mastectomy. The patented designs of the nipple/areola tattoos incorporate three-dimensional (3-D) techniques to simulate permanent areola pigmentation (commonly called nipple tattoos), which is the final step of the breast reconstruction process. Maywood, NJ (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 EV Endeavors, LLC (DBA...


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Solenodon, Solenodontidae
2014-10-01 12:40:57

Solenodontida is a family that holds four species of solenodons, mammals that are known to be venomous, which can be found in Cuba and on the island of Hispaniola. The Hispaniolan solenodon can be found in a variety of habitats including highland forests and lowland dry forests. Both species resemble shrews in that they have long noses, hairless feet, scaly tails and small eyes. They reach an average length between eleven and thirteen inches, with Cuban solenodons often growing smaller than...

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....

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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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