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2014-08-18 12:27:20

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TNI BioTech, Inc. (OTC-BB: TNIB) ("we" or the "Company") a biotechnology company pioneering the manufacturing and marketing of innovative therapies for autoimmune diseases in emerging nations, announced today that the Company is providing a second notice of TNI BioTech's annual meeting of September 4, 2014. In making the announcement, Noreen Griffin, founder and CEO of TNI BioTech Inc. said, "Thank you in advance for your participation in...

2014-08-18 12:27:18

OTTAWA, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada is advising healthcare professionals and Canadians that it has implemented labelling changes for the class of drugs known as controlled-release opioid pain medicines, to enhance their safe and appropriate use. The changes provide standardized wording that more clearly outlines the risks and safety concerns associated with controlled-release opioids. The updated guidance also encourages more appropriate patient selection and monitoring....

2014-08-18 12:26:58

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinney Associates, Inc. is pleased to welcome Bethea (Annie) Kleykamp, PhD, to our Clinical Pharmacology team. Dr. Kleykamp will be responsible for development of evidence-based literature reviews and other science-based reports on topics including clinical pharmacology, pharmaceutical risk management, abuse potential assessment and abuse deterrent drug products, Rx-to-OTC switch, and consumer health....

2014-08-18 12:25:11

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emergency physicians should expect "an upswing in what on the surface appear to be heroin overdoses," but are actually overdoses tied to acetyl fentanyl, an opiate that is mixed into street drugs marketed as heroin. The looming threat of another unregulated quasi-legal drug is detailed today online in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("The Potential Threat of Acetyl Fentanyl: Legal Issues, Contaminated Heroin, and Acetyl Fentanyl...

2014-08-18 12:22:58

DUBLIN, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Linalool Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Linalool Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global linalool industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions,...

2014-08-18 12:22:47

Company increases sponsorship for national grass roots initiative HOUSTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 3, 2014, manufacturers around the nation will open their doors to the public and host events highlighting the importance of manufacturing to people's everyday lives. Recognizing the importance of the grassroots initiative known as Manufacturing Day, Shell Lubricants stepped up its commitment by becoming the sole platinum sponsor....

2014-08-18 12:22:44

DUBLIN, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Ethyl Chloride (CAS 75-00-3) Market Research Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Ethyl Chloride (CAS 75-00-3) Market Research Report 2014 presents comprehensive data on ethyl chloride markets globally and regionally (Europe, Asia, North America etc.) The report includes ethyl chloride description, covers its application areas and related...

2014-08-18 12:22:40

Company's Cryogenic Solutions Enable Effective and Efficient Particle Size Reduction, Particularly for Heat Sensitive and Tough-to-Mill Materials LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Particle size reduction can present challenges to processors in industries such as rubber, plastics, food, pharmaceuticals, and others, particularly when working with heat-sensitive and tough-to-mill materials. As a recognized leader in cryogenic grinding, Air Products (NYSE: APD) has...

Cyphochilus beetle
2014-08-18 04:00:18

University of Cambridge The physical properties of the ultra-white scales on certain species of beetle could be used to make whiter paper, plastics and paints, while using far less material than is used in current manufacturing methods. The Cyphochilus beetle, which is native to South-East Asia, is whiter than paper, thanks to ultra-thin scales which cover its body. A new investigation of the optical properties of these scales has shown that they are able to scatter light more...

kidney stone
2014-08-18 03:45:20

Caroline Arbanas, Washington University in St. Louis Anyone who has suffered from kidney stones is keenly aware of the lack of drugs to treat the condition, which often causes excruciating pain. A new mouse study, however, suggests that a class of drugs approved to treat leukemia and epilepsy also may be effective against kidney stones, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report. The drugs are histone deacetylase inhibitors, or HDAC inhibitors for...


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Caribbean Pine, Pinus caribaea
2014-04-18 08:11:48

Caribbean pine (Pinus caribaea) is native to Central America, Cuba, the Bahamas as well as the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Caribbean pine also grows in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Colombia, South Africa and China where they were introduced by foresters. This pine often forms pure stands but can be found growing mixed in with oaks and other pines as long as the soil is well drained and acidic. The Caribbean pine grows in forest of the lowlands up to about 2,297 feet but can...

Camphora tree, Cinnamomum camphora
2014-02-07 09:51:33

Cinnamomum camphora is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Camphor tree, Camphorwood or Camphor laurel. C. camphora plants belong to the Lauraceae family. The tree is indigenous to China, specifically south of the Yangtze River, Taiwan, Japan, Korea and Vietnam. It has been introduced and has become naturalized in many other regions of the world and the tree is considered an invasive species in parts of the United States and Australia. Cinnamomum...

Amflora
2013-10-03 07:51:27

Amflora, known also as EH92-527-1, is a genetically modified potato developed by BASF Plant Science. Amflora potato plant produces pure amylopectin starch that is processed to waxy potato starch. Amflora was approved for industrial applications in the European Union market on March 2, 2010 by the European Commission. It was originally registered on August 5, 1996. Amflora was developed by geneticist Lennart Erjefalt and agronomist Juri Kano of Svalof Weibull AB. Because of the lack of...

Golden Rice
2013-10-02 14:11:48

Golden Rice is a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced  through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A, in the edible parts of the rice. The research was conducted with the goal of producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, a deficiency which is estimated to kill 670,000 children under five years old each year. Golden rice is different from its parental strain by the addition of three...

Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

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