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2014-10-01 20:24:23

New Video Profiles Innovative Program Aimed at Countering Spike in Heroin Use SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An alarming spike in heroin addiction in eastern Ventura County that led to an innovative partnership between Simi Valley Hospital-Adventist Health and area high schools is the subject of a new video produced by the California Hospital Association (CHA). The community benefit program is centered around an acute detox program, which also performs...

2014-10-01 20:24:10

Data From Phase 3 RUTHERFORD-2 Study Show Evolocumab Significantly Reduced Mean LDL-C by 59-66 Percent Compared to Placebo in Patients With Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced The Lancet published data from two Phase 3 studies, RUTHERFORD-2 and TESLA, that showed treatment with evolocumab, a novel investigational low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C)-lowering medication, resulted in...

2014-10-01 20:22:18

LONDON, Oct.1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This study covers the market analysis for various technologies and end-uses of hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) testing devices. The stakeholders for this report include manufacturers of hemoglobin A1C testing analyzers and research organizations involved in developing new and innovative technologies for hemoglobin A1c testing. The market overview section of this report gives a detailed description about the market dynamics and trends including drivers,...

2014-10-01 20:22:16

LONDON, Oct.1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Injectables occupy a considerable prominence in UK irrespective of diminishing growth in the pharmaceutical market for 2-3 years. The advancements in technology up-gradation and investments have provided immense growth opportunities for injectables to emerge in the UK's pharmaceutical industry in recent years. According to RNCOS' research report, "UK Injectables Market Outlook to 2017", the market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of approximately...

2014-10-01 20:22:13

LONDON, Oct.1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global medical gases and equipment market is estimated to be worth $14,953 million by 2018. The global medical gases and equipment market is segmented by product, end user, and geography. The medical gases and equipment market is mainly classified, by product into medical gases and equipment. It is further categorized by pure gases and by gas mixtures. The equipment market covers cylinders, vacuum systems, manifolds, regulators, suction...

2014-10-01 16:27:10

WICHITA, Kan., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Riordan Clinic is hosting its 4th Riordan IVC and Cancer Symposium on October 3rd and 4th, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency, Wichita KS. The symposium will explore the metabolic roots of cancer and the use of high dose intravenous vitamin C (IVC) as a therapy. Over 120 medical professionals and research scientists from around the world will attend the conference and take a collaborative look at the root causes of cancer and the use of IVC...

2014-10-01 16:27:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first wrongful death case arising out of the use of the prescription drug Benicar was filed today in Atlantic County, New Jersey, by the firm of Rheingold, Valet, Rheingold, McCartney & Giuffra LLP Kuznicki v. Daiichi Sankyo et al. The suit, brought by the widow of William J. Kuznicki, alleges that while using Benicar in 2012, he developed an intestinal disease, referred to as enteropathy or celiac disease or sprue-like, which...

2014-10-01 16:20:41

MADISON, Ind., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to lift maintenance and durability, rust is the enemy. So with the introduction of the MOD35 modular heavy-duty inground lift series, Rotary Lift has added several weapons to its corrosion-fighting arsenal: nitriding, electrocoating and zinc/aluminum coating. The result is a lift that is even more durable than its predecessor, the MOD30 environmentally friendly heavy-duty inground lift. Photo -...

New Crystalline Material Can Take Oxygen From The Air And Store It
2014-10-01 03:09:09

University of Southern Denmark Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have synthesized crystalline materials that can bind and store oxygen in high concentrations. The stored oxygen can be released again when and where it is needed. We do fine with the 21 per cent oxygen in the air around us. But sometimes we need oxygen in higher concentrations; for example lung patients must carry heavy oxygen tanks, cars using fuel cells need a regulated oxygen supply. Perhaps one day...

2014-10-01 12:33:45

Nineteen PureTemp phase change materials, with temperature ranges from 39 to 154 degrees Fahrenheit, have been designated as 100 percent biobased. MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entropy Solutions Inc.'s PureTemp phase change material has earned the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Certified Biobased Product Label. The label verifies that the amount of renewable biobased material in the product meets or exceeds levels set by the USDA. Photo -...


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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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