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Seeing Doctor Twice A Year Helps Keep Blood Pressure Under Control

Provided by Maggie Francis, American Heart Association People who visited their doctor at least twice a year were 3.2 times more likely to keep their blood pressure under control than those who saw their doctor once a year or less, according to...

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2014-10-12 23:02:08

As Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuits Continue To Be Filed, New Study Shows Bleeding Events Could Still Occur In Patients Taking Anticoagulant Medications Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 12, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC reports a recently released study found that most treatment options for blood clots in veins (venous thromboembolisms) are equally safe and effective yet major bleeding occurred in patients using the anticoagulants including Xarelto. The research, published in the September 17, 2014...

2014-10-09 12:29:44

PORT MATILDA, Pa., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The current outbreak of the Ebola virus has prompted worldwide health officials and organizations to review their readiness and preparedness plans in the event that the virus spreads beyond the borders of West Africa. Clinics, hospitals and other healthcare facilities are now reviewing and implementing contingency plans to ensure that patients at risk are monitored. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has reported that Platelet count...

2014-10-08 08:27:27

Need continues for more donations to increase national blood inventory OTTAWA, Oct. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Since launching its appeal last week, Canadian Blood Services has seen a noticeable increase in blood donations across the country. This has reduced the national blood inventory gap by one third. However, the inventory is still not where it needs to be. "We would like to thank everyone who visited a clinic, made an appointment, or encouraged family or friends to make a blood donation. We have...

2014-10-08 04:21:01

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) and its member companies are sponsoring International Plasma Awareness Week, October 12-18 designed to: -- Raise global awareness about source plasma collection -- Recognize the contributions of plasma donors in saving and improving lives -- Increase understanding about lifesaving plasma protein therapies and rare diseases...

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2014-10-04 13:07:04

Angela Stark, The Optical Society Inspired by wounded warriors, new paint-on, see-through bandage not only protects wounds and severe burns but enables direct measurement of tissue oxygenation Inspired by a desire to help wounded soldiers, an international, multidisciplinary team of researchers led by Assistant Professor Conor L. Evans at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School (HMS) has created a paint-on, see-through,...

2014-10-03 23:00:55

The Firm is evaluating potential legal claims on behalf of Xarelto patients who suffered uncontrollable internal bleeding and other complications, allegedly due to their use of the blood thinner. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 Xarelto lawsuits (http://www.xareltolawsuitcenter.com) alleging the blood thinner caused some patients to suffer uncontrollable internal bleeding and other life-threatening complications continue to mount in U.S courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports....

2014-10-03 08:24:33

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (www.cordblood-america.com) (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI) ("CBAI" or the "Company") today announced that it has sold its 50.004% ownership stake in Argentina based Biocordcell Argentina, S.A. (Bio) to Diego Rissola, current President and shareholder in Bio, for approximately $705,000, to be paid with three payments due by March 2015, and then annual payments from June 2015 through June 2025. The shares purchased pursuant to...

2014-10-02 16:27:26

National challenge supports growing demand for new blood donors OTTAWA, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Getting back to school isn't the only thing high school students are doing this fall. Many students over the age of 17 will also be learning about saving lives through blood donation while helping Canadian Blood Services meet the needs of patients across the country. Canadian Blood Services is proud to officially launch this year's Young Blood for Life - a nation-wide, student-led challenge...

2014-09-22 08:28:35

Name Changed to PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. DALLAS and NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP), has signed an exclusive, global license agreement with Plasma Technologies LLC ("PlasmaTech") for the development and commercialization of its proprietary plasma fractionation process. Concurrently, the Company announced a new corporate management team and its intention to strategically refocus and rebrand the company as PlasmaTech...

2014-09-17 12:27:09

- Three-year findings regarding prophylaxis versus on-demand treatment in adults with hemophilia A WHIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare will present data on hemophilia A research at the National Hemophilia Foundation's 66(th) Annual Meeting, which takes place September 18-20 in Washington, D.C. The data, which will be shared through poster presentations, showcase Bayer's commitment to advancing hemophilia A treatment and patient care. Data will be presented in a...


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2012-06-14 04:12:14

Symbol: ZYGOP2 Group: Fern Family: Grammitidaceae Distribution: ZygophlebiaBishop distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order   Polypodiales Family   Grammitidaceae – Kihi Fern family Genus   Zygophlebia Bishop – octopus fern

2012-06-14 07:28:41

Symbol: ZATH Group: Dicot Family: Rutaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: PR    N VI    N Distribution: Zanthoxylumthomasianum(Krug & Urb.) Krug & Urb. ex P. Wilson distribution:USA+(PR, VI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta –...

2012-06-14 07:28:42

Symbol: ZASP Group: Dicot Family: Rutaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: PR    N VI    N Distribution: Zanthoxylumspinifex(Jacq.) DC. distribution:USA+(PR, VI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-14 07:28:48

Symbol: ZAPU2 Group: Dicot Family: Rutaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: PR    N VI    N Distribution: ZanthoxylumpunctatumVahl distribution:USA+(PR, VI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-14 07:28:50

Symbol: ZAMO Group: Dicot Family: Rutaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: PR    N VI    N Distribution: Zanthoxylummonophyllum(Lam.) P. Wilson distribution:USA+(PR, VI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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