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2014-06-02 16:25:22

Nonadherence Triples Relapse Risk, More Prevalent in African American and Asian Children WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An estimated 25 percent of children in remission from acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) are missing too many doses of an essential maintenance medication that minimizes their risk of relapse, according to a study published online in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology (ASH). The study also reports that maintenance medication...

2014-05-27 16:00:39

Norwegian University of Science and Technology Norwegian researchers use large database and computer model to understand high blood pressure High blood pressure is highly age-related and affects more than 1 billion people worldwide. But doctors can't fully explain the cause of 90 per cent of all cases. A computer model of a "virtual human" suggests that stiff arteries alone are enough to cause high blood pressure. "Our results suggest that arterial stiffness represents a major...

2014-05-22 16:26:56

Addresses critical unmet needs in blood banking and transfusion medicine - a fast, FDA-approved way to generate critical genetic matching information necessary to: NORCROSS, Ga., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Immucor, Inc., a global leader in transfusion and transplantation diagnostics, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for the company's PreciseType HEA test. The PreciseType HEA test is the first FDA-approved molecular assay designed...

2014-05-22 08:28:45

Seven-fold lower incidence of VTEs in patients treated with ISIS-FXIRx compared to enoxaparin CARLSBAD, Calif., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced today positive top-line data from a Phase 2 comparator-controlled study evaluating the incidence of venous thrombolic events (VTE) in patients treated with ISIS-FXI(Rx) undergoing total knee replacement surgery, or total knee arthroplasty (TKA). ISIS-FXI(Rx) inhibits the production of Factor...

2014-05-15 12:36:47

NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At least six independent studies published within the past 10 years have documented the link between whole body vibration and lowered blood pressure. The most recent, published by Florida State University researchers in the European Journal of Applied Physiology, involved stroke survivors with paralyzed lower limbs using Power Plate(®) advanced whole body vibration equipment. Although paralysis prohibited the study subjects from doing...

2014-05-15 08:34:14

Company Generated Record First Quarter Cash From Operations of $222,434 LAS VEGAS, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (www.cordblood-america.com) (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI) ("CBAI" or the "Company") today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. First Quarter 2014 Highlights: -- Recurring revenues increased approximately 11% for the three months ended March 31, 2014 to $740,124 and now represents over 58% of total revenue....

2014-05-13 12:27:29

IPRO-designed "MAP" Tool Addresses How to Handle Numerous Patient Situations, In Order to Reduce Risk of Both Excessive Bleeding and Formation of Blood Clots LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new, free-of-charge tool designed by the Peri-Procedural Task Force of the IPRO-led New York State Anticoagulation Coalition will enable clinicians to more easily determine how, whether and when to stop the use of warfarin and other anticoagulants prior to surgery and...

2014-05-12 16:28:31

Partnership between two preeminent institutions serving the Midwest and Northeast will bring synergies in blood and laboratory services, medical programs, cell therapies and research KANSAS CITY, Mo. and NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Community Blood Center of Greater Kansas City (CBC) and New York Blood Center (NYBC) announced today that they are combining their operations to create one of the leading blood centers serving patients and hospitals in the Northeast...

2014-05-12 08:31:01

- Kogenate® FS antihemophilic factor (recombinant) approved for routine prophylaxis to prevent or reduce the frequency of bleeding episodes in adults with hemophilia A WHIPPANY, N.J., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication for Bayer's Kogenate® FS antihemophilic factor VIII (recombinant), for routine prophylaxis to prevent or reduce the frequency of bleeding episodes in adults...

2014-05-11 20:21:16

Data showing improved pharmacokinetic profile to be presented at World Federation of Hemophilia Congress MELBOURNE, Australia, May 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interim Phase II/III and III findings presented today by CSL Behring at the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) 2014 Congress demonstrate an improved pharmacokinetic (PK) profile of recombinant fusion protein linking coagulation factor IX with recombinant albumin (rIX-FP) among hemophilia B patients of all age groups. These...


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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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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