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2014-08-19 08:30:00

Great Tasting, Medical Grade Hydration Solution Treats and Prevents Dehydration; SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DripDrop, the first great tasting medical-grade hydration solution, is now available at Walgreens stores nationwide and on Walgreens.com. "Walgreens pharmacists were big believers in DripDrop from the very beginning, when we were working out of my clinic in San Francisco and the pharmacist downstairs began recommending it to her patients," said Dr. Eduardo...

2014-08-14 08:29:17

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug.14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, DripDrop, the first great tasting medical-grade rehydration solution, announced that it has closed a $5.6 million round of financing. Investors include funds affiliated with owners of the San Francisco 49ers, Seth Taube of Medley LLC, and legendary American rock musicians Sammy Hagar, Joe Satriani, and Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead. "We are pleased to support DripDrop, a Bay Area company, in their efforts to speed the delivery of...

2014-07-22 08:31:44

Great Tasting Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS) Now Available to Consumers Over the Counter; Proven Medical Intervention Treats and Prevents Dehydration SAN FRANCISCO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, DripDrop, the first oral rehydration solution (ORS) to combine medical standards of rehydration therapy with great taste, announced that it would make its Lone Star State debut on the shelves of more than 100 H-E-B stores, the family-owned retailer with stores in Texas and Mexico....

2014-06-06 09:56:06

PLOS YbeY is a conserved protein that is present in most bacteria. A study published on June 5th in PLOS Pathogens examines the function of YbeY in the cholera bacterium and reveals critical roles in RNA metabolism in this and other pathogenic bacteria. Graham Walker, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, and colleagues previously studied E. coli YbeY and found that it acts as an "RNase"—a protein that deliberately and specifically cuts RNA molecules and thereby...

Cholera In Sudan, Ebola Threat In Sierra Leone, MERS Invades Algeria
2014-06-03 08:22:51

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online CHOLERA The Ministry of Health of South Sudan declared a cholera outbreak in Juba on May 15, 2014 after four cases were laboratory confirmed following tests conducted by the African Medical Research Foundation in Nairobi, Kenya. The first case identified with onset of illness was on April 23. As of May 25, a total of 586 cholera cases had been reported, including 22 deaths – 13 hospital and 9 community deaths. The majority of...

2014-05-02 20:22:32

Drip Drop's Breakthrough Hydration Solution Recognized at Edison Awards Gala on April 30, 2014, in San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drip Drop, the first oral rehydration solution (ORS) to combine medical standards of rehydration therapy and excellent taste, today announced it won a 2014 Edison Award(TM) last night at their eponymous gala in San Francisco. The distinguished awards, inspired by Thomas Edison's persistence and inventiveness, recognize innovation,...

2014-03-07 23:01:52

A lax justice system is stymying efforts of cholera-infected Haitians to seek redress for their epidemic. But a new report from The John Marshall Law School International Human Rights Clinic and the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) says this human rights abuse can be addressed with better accountability for state and non-governmental violators. (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 A lax justice system is stymying efforts of cholera-infected Haitians to seek redress for their...

2014-01-29 20:23:49

Drip Drop, a medical grade hydration solution available in lieu of IV saline SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to news that America's hospitals are experiencing an IV Saline Shortage... (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131211/SF31471LOGO) "Dehydration results in hundreds of thousands of preventable outpatient hospital visits a year - hospital trips that might be avoided simply by using an oral rehydration solution (or ORS) as part of your cold and flu...

Scientists Unlock Evolution Of Cholera And Identify The Strain Responsible For Early Pandemics
2014-01-09 12:57:03

McMaster University Working with a nearly 200-year-old sample of preserved intestine, researchers at McMaster University and the University of Sydney have traced the bacterium behind a global cholera pandemic that killed millions – a version of the same bug that continues to strike vulnerable populations in the world's poorest regions. Using sophisticated techniques, the team has mapped the entire genome of the elusive 19th century bacterium. The findings are significant because,...


Latest cholera Reference Libraries

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2011-04-28 16:37:36

Vibrio vulnificus is a species of Gram-negative, motile, curved, rod-shaped bacteria of the Vibrio Genus. Hollis et al. first reported it in 1976. It was given the name Beneckea vulnifica by Reichelt et al. in 1976 and in 1979 Vibrio vulnificus by Farmer. V. vulnificus is related to V. cholerae and is present in marine environments such as estuaries, brackish ponds, or coastal areas. It causes an infection often incurred after eating seafood, especially raw or undercooked oysters. It can...

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2011-04-28 15:06:23

Vibrio cholerae is a gram negative comma-shaped bacterium with a polar flagellum that causes cholera in humans. V. cholerae belongs to the gamma subdivision of the Proteobacteria. Classical and El Tor are the two types of V. Cholerae identified by hemaggluttination testing. El Tor is found throughout the world, while the classical biotype is found only in Bangladesh. It was first isolated as the cause of cholera by Italian anatomist Filippo Pacini in 1854; however, this discovery was not...

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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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