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2014-09-15 23:01:41

The study revealed that Sildenafil (Viagra) is associated with an 84 percent increased risk of the most deadly form of skin cancer. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights of victims who have been injured by medications reports that a recent study found that use of Viagra (sildenafil citrate), which is also sold under the brand Revatio, is tied to increased risks for melanoma. The...

2014-09-15 23:01:37

Millennium Treatment Group announces Florida’s recent decision to hold “no refusal” checkpoints. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Florida is now one of several states holding “no refusal” checkpoints. This means that anyone who refuses a breath test could be forced to undergo a mandatory blood test. Millennium Treatment Group hopes that the new policy will prevent more people from drinking and driving. Federal government data shows Florida has among the highest rate of...

2014-09-15 20:21:56

WOODBRIDGE, ON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. (OTCQX:PVTTF; CSE:PVO), ("Pivotal" or the "Company"), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on Omega-3 therapies for cardiovascular disease and overall health, announced today that the Board of Directors approved the granting of stock options to an officer and an advisor at the close of business on Friday, September 12, 2014. Options to acquire a total of 1,000,000 common shares of the Company were...

2014-09-15 16:26:30

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- INTRODUCTIONWorldwide statistics indicate that there is a high cholesterol burden despite the presence of many cholesterol-lowering drugs in the market. Out of all the available options, statins have been ubiquitously prescribed over the last 25 years. Researchers have concluded that reduction of plasma LDL cholesterol (LDLC) is the cornerstone of assessing heart risk. Irrespective of baseline cholesterol concentration, each mmol/L LDLC reduction...

2014-09-15 16:23:22

CLEVELAND, Sept.15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, today announced that its recent work with WaterStep, a non-profit water purification agency, has enabled the organization to assist a greater number of disaster victims and those in need around the globe. With a presence in more than 30 countries, WaterStep delivers water treatment, health and hygiene training and disaster...

2014-09-15 16:22:29

HOUSTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Linde Process Plants, Inc. (LPP) announced that it will speak at the GasPro North America Conference, September 16-17, 2014. The event will focus on trends, opportunities and challenges in natural gas. This year's conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency, Houston. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/NY23246LOGO-b LPP, a member of the Linde Engineering Division of The Linde Group, is a global leader in the LNG and Natural Gas...

2014-09-15 16:20:53

Membership Enhances Service to End Users in Multiple Industries BURTON, Ohio, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HEXPOL Compounding, a leading global provider of elastomer compounds, recently joined NIBA, The Belting Association. As a leading supplier of elastomer products for the rubber belting and belt cover markets, business relationships through NIBA membership will help HEXPOL develop better solutions for the belting market. HEXPOL is known for formulating quality custom compounds per...

2014-09-15 16:20:31

DALLAS, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new research report "Aerospace Coatings Market by End-user Industry (Commercial, Military & General Aviation), by User Type (Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) & Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO)), & by Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, & Row) - Global Forecast to 2019", report analyzes the global aerospace coatings market with respect to market drivers, opportunities, and trends...

2014-09-15 12:28:16

Dr. Milton Packer and Dr. McMurray will be presenting these results for the first time in the United States at the HFSA Annual Meeting LAS VEGAS, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA) will host it's 18(th) Annual Scientific Meeting that will feature a late breaking clinical trial which tested an Angiotensin Receptor Neprilysin inhibitor (ARNi) as a potential alternative to Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors for patients with heart...

2014-09-15 12:27:24

Expert Panel Re-affirms the Importance of Setting Cholesterol Goals for the Prevention of Heart Attack and Stroke NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the National Lipid Association (NLA) released new recommendations based on a panel of independent experts, published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology. The recommendations highlight the importance of doctors and patients setting cholesterol goals and focusing on patient's risk and risk factors, rather than on specific...


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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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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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