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2014-10-20 08:32:30

National Health and Wellness Retailer Invites Customers to Celebrate their Health and Enjoy Complimentary Product Samples and Festivities NORTH BERGEN, N.J., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vitamin Shoppe(®) will host its popular "Share the Health" Expo on Saturday, October 25, in more than 650 stores across the country from 11am - 2pm (local time). Each store will offer its own specialized festivities, including free product samples and consultations with local wellness partners....

2014-10-20 08:31:57

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AnaptysBio, Inc., a leader in the discovery and development of therapeutic antibodies, today announced the appointment of Marco Londei, M.D. as Chief Development Officer. Dr. Londei will lead the preclinical and clinical development of AnaptysBio's proprietary antibody pipeline. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111205/SF16052LOGO "We are pleased to welcome Dr. Londei to AnaptysBio's executive leadership team," said Hamza Suria,...

2014-10-20 08:31:28

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Luoxis Diagnostics, Inc., a subsidiary of Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE), today announced that its academic collaborators will present several peer-reviewed posters highlighting the clinical and research potential for its novel RedoxSYS Diagnostic System, a first-in-class platform that measures oxidation-reduction potential (ORP) in the body in response to injury or illness. A poster demonstrating the clinical value of ORP as a...

2014-10-20 08:31:26

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNano Genomics announced today achievement of a major milestone for the Irys system: the ability to collect human data at 30X depth, sufficient for a genome map, in 24 hours on a single chip. This new capability was established and demonstrated for the IrysChip(TM) V2, the high-throughput chip for the Irys(TM )System and will be rolled out to BioNano's collaborators and customers over the next two months. BioNano will be showcasing this...

2014-10-20 08:31:21

Visionary technology leader will architect secure, global solutions to provide insights to Epic's partners about patients' cancer status and therapeutic response via circulating tumor cells SAN DIEGO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epic Sciences announced today the appointment of Michael Giske as chief information officer. Mr. Giske has more than 25 years of defining, designing and implementing secure, global, large-scale technology solutions to deliver innovative and impactful...

2014-10-20 08:31:18

Providing Support, Resources and Pharmaceutical Grade Cannabis Medicine to Veterans DENVER, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mary's Medicinals today announced that its 501(c)(3) foundation, Mary's Foundation for Caring, is a 4-Star Sponsor of Operation Grow4Vets, a national, nonpartisan organization focused on providing Veterans with unique products, programs and services to assist them in living with injuries sustained while protecting our freedom....

2014-10-20 08:31:15

Patent Provides Coverage for Lpath's Anti-S1P Antibody in Europe SAN DIEGO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lpath, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTN), the industry leader in bioactive lipid-targeted therapeutics, received official notification from the European Patent Office that the company has been granted another key patent supporting its iSONEP(TM) and ASONEP(TM) programs. This newly issued patent, European patent No. 2087002, claims compositions of matter related to sonepcizumab, the drug...

2014-10-20 08:30:20

Provides for Immediate Release of Initial Grant Funds MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AST) announced today that the Company has signed a Notice of Grant Award (NGA) with the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), effective October 1, 2014. The NGA provides for the immediate release of Clinical Development payments and the release of additional grant funds pursuant to the previously announced $14.3 million...

2014-10-20 08:27:27

NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mapp Biopharmaceutical's valiant effort to produce more of their experimental ZMapp(TM) antibody therapeutic to fight the Ebola outbreak will make the public aware of how difficult and time-consuming the production of pharmaceuticals can be, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research publisher said that while some may be taken aback by the three-month production cycle of this compound, those with industry knowledge are...

2014-10-20 08:26:49

New ACG Blog Offers Author Insights, Abstract Access, Breaking News BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Promising new research in the area of hepatitis C (HCV) therapy that suggests more patients, including those with cirrhosis, will be cured from this common cause of potentially fatal viral liver disease; as well as a number of abstracts that advance understanding of the safety and effectiveness of fecal microbiota transplantation for Clostridium difficile, 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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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.