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2014-06-23 09:10:30

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Heartbleed beats on. More than two months after the Heartbleed vulnerability was discovered, it continues to linger, and the exact extent of the security hole remains worrisome. This past weekend security researcher David Graham of Errata Security announced that more than 300,000 servers are likely still vulnerable to the exploit. Graham added that after the discovery of the vulnerability some 600,000 servers were exposed by...

2013-10-30 11:07:26

A crucial component of wound healing in many animals, including humans, is the migration of nearby skin cells toward the center of the wound. These cells fill the wound in and help prevent infection while new skin cells regenerate. How do these neighboring skin cells know which way to migrate? What directional cues are they receiving from the wound site? A new paper by Mark Messerli and David Graham of the MBL’s Eugene Bell Center for Regenerative Biology and Tissue Engineering clarifies...

2011-09-28 13:36:33

Researchers at Johns Hopkins have modified HIV in a way that makes it no longer able to suppress the immune system. Their work, they say in a report published online September 19 in the journal Blood, could remove a major hurdle in HIV vaccine development and lead to new treatments. "Something about the HIV virus turns down the immune response, rather than triggering it, making it a tough target for vaccine development," says David Graham, Ph.D., assistant professor of molecular and...

2010-03-09 15:51:00

TOWNSEND, Ga., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Fins & Feathers Plantation will be heading to the online auction block and David Graham will be looking to see who will continue the endeavor he started. Graham developed what was once a raw 1,240 acres of paper company land on the South Newport River into an exclusive hunting & fishing retreat. Working with Ronnie Chambers, Graham constructed a hunting lodge, luxury cabins, and an expansive operations center with boats, Jeeps, recreational...

2009-12-23 16:40:43

Antibiotic resistance in the natural environment is rising despite tighter controls over our use of antibiotics in medicine and agriculture, Newcastle University scientists have found. Bacterial DNA extracted from soil samples collected between 1940 and 2008 has revealed a rise in background levels of antibiotic resistant genes. Newcastle University's Professor David Graham, who led the research, said the findings suggest an emerging threat to public and environmental health in the future....

2006-06-26 14:57:06

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Merck & Co said on Monday that it stands by the original findings of the study that led to the withdrawal of its pain drug Vioxx from the market, despite a correction to the description of how some of the data were analyzed. Merck said it still believes the data from the study confirms that the increased risk of heart attack and stroke from Vioxx begins only after the medicine has been taken for 18 months, although the New England Journal of Medicine cast...

2006-06-19 04:01:30

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Few people will have been more pleased than David Graham when Geoff Ogilvy ended Australia's U.S. Open drought at Winged Foot Golf Club on Sunday. Ogilvy's one-shot win in New York was Australia's first victory in a men's major for 11 years and the first at the U.S. Open since Graham took the title at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa., in 1981. "I think it's fantastic, I think it's wonderful, I was getting pretty lonely being in a club of just one member," the...

2005-09-27 14:44:54

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Merck & Co. Inc.'s ex-research chief, in video testimony played for New Jersey jurors on Tuesday, acknowledged that data from studies on the effects of the painkiller Vioxx on Alzheimer's disease patients, showing an increased incidence of deaths, were not immediately disclosed to physicians. Former Merck research head Edward Scolnick also said he did not see all of the data related to the Alzheimer's studies and was unaware what information about the tests'...

2005-09-21 13:56:36

By Jon Hurdle ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) - The former head of research at Merck & Co Inc. expressed concerns five years ago about the safety of the company's painkiller Vioxx, according to video testimony played for jurors on Wednesday. In a video deposition, ex-Merck research chief Edward Scolnick was asked by a lawyer for plaintiff Frederick Humeston, a Vioxx user who blames the painkiller for his 2001 heart attack, about e-mails he wrote confessing his concerns about...

2005-08-10 11:01:59

By Lisa Richwine WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Plans by U.S. regulators to release preliminary information about potential drug side effects could lead to unnecessary confusion and "irrational fears" about medicines, drug makers said. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed a "Drug Watch" Web page that would list drug safety concerns that are being evaluated by the agency. The drug industry's U.S. lobbying group said the information the FDA was aiming to publicize "is too vague...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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