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2014-06-26 08:28:27

Idarucizumab being evaluated to specifically reverse the anticoagulant effect of PRADAXA RIDGEFIELD, Conn., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to idarucizumab*, an investigational fully humanized antibody fragment, or Fab, being studied as a specific antidote for Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate). "Boehringer Ingelheim is pleased that the...

2014-06-25 23:06:10

Company recognized for its revolutionary all-in-one approach to integrated commerce. Bridgeport, CT (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 GoECart, a leading provider of fully integrated multichannel commerce solutions, today announced that it has won the prestigious 2014 Gold Innovation Prize presented by the Connecticut Quality Improvement Award (CQIA). This is the sixth year in a row the company has received the CQIA's Innovation Award, and the third consecutive year it has been recognized as a...

2014-06-25 23:00:47

Eighth annual Greenwich-Stamford Open Water Swim unites Connecticut residents to find a cure. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Over 300 volunteers from across Connecticut and beyond came together on Saturday, June 21 at the eighth-annual Greenwich-Stamford Swim Across America event, raising over $300,000 to benefit Stamford’s Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT) in the fight against cancer. Participants spent the morning swimming half-mile, 1.5-mile or three-mile courses in the...

2014-06-25 08:20:53

"Drive the Future Now: The All-Electric BMW i3 Event & Launch Party" will be held Friday June 27, 2014 at BMW of North Haven NORTH HAVEN, Conn., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This Friday, "Drive the Future Now: The All-Electric BMW i3 Event & Launch Party" will be held at BMW of North Haven, and residents in the North Haven, Conn. area interested in learning more about, and testing the capabilities of the newest BMW offering are encouraged to sign up for the event....

2014-06-24 23:15:15

PhysicianOne Urgent Care is proud to announce the launch of its new website. Brookfield, CT (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 PhysicianOne Urgent Care is proud to announce the launch of its new website, PhysicianOneUrgentCare.com, which will serve as a valuable resource for patients who need convenient, affordable medical care from experienced doctors. Formerly Urgent Care of Connecticut, PhysicianOne recently changed its name to better exemplify the professionalism and experience of the doctors and...

2014-06-24 23:04:43

Statewide patient safety collaborative formally launches a Connecticut public-private partnership, creates board and ratifies bylaws. North Haven, Conn. (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The Connecticut Partnership for Patient Safety (CPPS) recently marked a major advancement by formally launching a Connecticut public-private partnership, creating its board and ratifying its bylaws. Started informally five years ago as a group of concerned executives representing a wide range of extensive healthcare...

2014-06-24 16:21:02

Sales Event will be held at Mercedes-Benz of North Haven through June 30, 2014 NORTH HAVEN, Conn., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Consumers in the state looking for leasing specials on luxury vehicles are encouraged to partake in the Mercedes-Benz Summer Event at Mercedes-Benz of North Haven, which will run through Monday, June 30, 2014, giving residents plenty of time to reap the benefits provided at the dealership. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140624/121120...

2014-06-23 23:01:41

New 316,000 Square Foot, $150 Million Patient Pavilion is the Largest Expansion in Hospital History Glastonbury, CT (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 On Friday night, June 20, 2014, officials from the Western Connecticut Health Network, Gilbane Building Company and The S/L/A/M Collaborative, Inc. (SLAM) came together to celebrate the ribbon cutting for the new 300,000 square foot Peter and Carmen Lúcia Buck Pavilion at Danbury Hospital, a regional medical center and university teaching hospital...

2014-06-20 23:10:12

Saugatuck Technology releases first global survey data insights on Cloud adoption + Digital Business. Westport, CT (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Though new and as yet not broadly implemented, “Digital Business” is an emerging concept that resonates with enterprise business and IT leaders and is considered highly important, according to the latest research and analysis from Saugatuck Technology Inc. Even so, data and analysis published in the company’s latest report, Saugatuck...

2014-06-20 08:23:38

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim announced today the initiation of a new international study of Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate). The RE-CIRCUIT(TM) trial (Randomized Evaluation of dabigatran etexilate Compared to warfarIn in pulmonaRy vein ablation: assessment of different peri-proCedUral antIcoagulation sTrategies) will evaluate uninterrupted treatment with PRADAXA, compared to warfarin, in patients with paroxysmal or persistent non-valvular...


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2012-06-14 10:57:58

Symbol: RURO4 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: RubusrossbergianusBlanch. distribution:USA(CT, MA, RI, VT) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida –...

2012-06-18 04:57:55

Symbol: CRPE17 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: CrataeguspequotorumSarg. distribution:USA(CT) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons...

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2005-05-26 11:32:33

Chalcocite, copper(I) sulfide (Cu2S), is an important copper mineral ore. It is opaque, being colored dark-gray to black with a metallic luster. It has a hardness of 2½ - 3. It is a sulfide with an orthorhombic crystal system. Chalcocite is sometimes found as a primary vein mineral in hydrothermal veins. However, most chalcocite occurs in the supergene enriched environment below the oxidation zone of copper deposits as a result of the leaching of copper from the oxidized minerals. It is...

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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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