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BLOOMINGTON, Ill., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, almost five million people are bitten or attacked by dogs. Dog bites are a serious public health problem that can cause both physical and emotional damage to victims and considerable cost to communities.
Top Prizes for AfterBite® Contest Include Vacations to New Hampshireâ€™s White Mountains Region, Outdoor Gear from Eastern Mountain Sports® & Adventure® Medical Kits Littleton, NH (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 Tender Corp., maker of the #1 selling insect bite and sting remedy, AfterBite® -- The Itch Eraser®, today announced the launch of the â€˜Erase the Itchâ€™ Photo Contest.
A molecule that lies dormant until it encounters a cancer cell, then suddenly activates and rouses the bodyâ€™s immune system to fight cancer cells directly, marks the latest step in scientistsâ€™ efforts to tap the bodyâ€™s own resources to fight the disease.
ORLANDO, Fla., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pervasis Therapeutics, Inc.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company developing novel therapeutics that target cancer stem cells, today announced the publication of preclinical data demonstrating that its lead candidate, OMP-21M18, inhibits tumor growth and reduces cancer stem cell frequency when administered alone or in combination with chemotherapy in human colorectal cancer tumors with or without KRAS mutations.
Therapik® provides bug bite relief and bug bite treatment, in a new, mess-free, drug-free and eco-friendly way. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) February 2, 2011 The FDA confirmed the following: Therapik® is indicated for use to provide temporary bug bite relief, from the pain and itching resulting from insect stings and bites from bees, wasps and mosquitoes, by increasing localized blood flow. Eco-friendly, as well as drug-free and mess-free, Therapik® uses directed heat to...
As dog bites become an increasingly major public health concern, a new study shows that unsupervised children are most at risk for bites, that the culprits are usually family pets and if they bite once, they will bite again with the second attack often more brutal than the first.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Of the many threats to human health, rabies is not often considered a serious concern in the U.S. because of its relative rarity.
Four children died and hundreds of people are being treated for rabies after being attacked by vampire bats in Peru.
DENVER, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Morris Animal Foundation (MAF), a nonprofit organization that promotes longer, healthier lives for animals through humane research, recently funded a study to determine how educated veterinarians and physicians are about dog bite prevention techniques.
The Brown Recluse Spider (Loxosceles reclusa) is a species of arachnid that is native to the USA from the southern Midwest south to the Gulf of Mexico. It can be found in Canada as well around southeast Ontario, and southern Quebec. Its range lies from southeastern Nebraska through southern Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana to southwestern Ohio. In the south, it is native from central Texas to western Georgia. It is not usually found west of the Rocky Mountains. Contrary to popular belief, this...
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