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2014-03-27 23:04:00

'Striking result' may lead to new treatments. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have identified a key gene variation linked to an increased risk of stroke. The discovery comes as part of a breakthrough in the understanding of what causes some people to produce too much homocysteine, an amino acid associated with stroke, cancer, dementia, hardening of the arteries and other diseases. As part of their work, the...

2014-03-14 23:26:10

CDI Miami introduces a new option on their website for booking appointments without having to call or arrive at the office. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 The most effective and expedient way to treat any disease is to keep it from affecting the body in the first place. This is the philosophy and ultimate goal governing preventative medicine, which not only prevents disease, but preempts costs that can come with it. Diseases like cancers can cause organ disruption, hormone imbalance,...

2014-03-13 23:22:29

Bioquark Inc., a company focused on the development of novel biologic based products to alter the regulatory state of human tissues and organs, with the goal of curing a wide range of diseases, as well as effecting complex regeneration, is adding to its team with a leading expert in the area of applied regenerative medicine and cellular therapies. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Bioquark, Inc., (http://www.bioquark.com) a company focused on the development of combinatorial...

2014-03-10 08:29:45

XIANYANG, China, March 10, 2014 /PRNewsiwre/ -- Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSPM) ("Biostar" or "the Company"), a PRC-based manufacturer and marketer of pharmaceutical and health supplement products in China for a variety of diseases and conditions, announced today that it entered into a securities purchase agreement (the "Securities Purchase Agreement") with certain institutional investors for the sale of 1,650,000 shares of common stock in a registered direct offering...

2014-03-09 20:21:30

WESTPORT, Conn., March 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syria's shattered health system is forcing health workers to engage in brutal medical practices, and a series of epidemics have left millions of children exposed to a plethora of deadly diseases, Save the Children says in a new report. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140309/MM78933-a The report, "A Devastating Toll: the Impact of Three Years of War on the Health of Syria's Children," sheds light on a broken health system and its...

2014-03-07 12:24:56

Ambassadors Kevin Love, Pau Gasol, David Lee and other NBA stars lead Hoops for St. JudeTM Week, March 7-13 MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Regardless the final scores of all NBA games played during Hoops for St. Jude Week(TM) March 7-13, the winners will be the kids at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®). Every matchup will help the hospital raise awareness and increase support to fight childhood cancer and other deadly diseases....

2014-03-06 08:30:23

-- Significantly Higher Drug Exposure Achieved with Continued Tolerability -- SEATTLE, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced additional positive results from a Phase 2a clinical trial of OMS824, the company's phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10) inhibitor. Patients with schizophrenia were administered a higher dose than had been evaluated in any OMS824 trial, which resulted in approximately 50 percent higher plasma concentrations than did the...

2014-03-05 23:24:57

The first international symposium of personalized medicine “Leroy Hood,” was held on Thursday, February 6, at the Sheraton Maria Isabel Reforma Hotel & Towers in Mexico City, where the Latin American Association of Personalized Medicine (ALAMP) proposed analyzing the advances of personalized medicine by training and offering the necessary tools for the clinical application in Mexico and the America. (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 In Latin America, Mexico is the pioneer in genetic test...

2014-03-04 14:17:18

The enzyme PP1 has a key role in many of the body’s healthy functions and diseases. It’s so generally important that drug developers dare not target it. In a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Brown University scientists report a big leap in understanding how PP1 interacts with other proteins to behave specifically in distinct situations. That could lead to medicines that target it for precise benefits. In the Proceedings of the National Academy of...

2014-02-26 16:29:42

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of anti-infective biologic and drug candidates targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and other diseases, announced today that Founder, Board member and subsidiary CEO and President, Steve H. Kanzer, has resigned from the Company, effective immediately, to return his focus to his venture capital and investment banking firms on a full-time basis....


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General Surgery
2013-04-30 10:15:33

General surgery is a specialty that concentrates on the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and the thyroid gland. This specialty also deals with skin, breast, soft tissue and hernia related diseases. General Surgeons have the opportunity to subspecialize in one or more of the following: Trauma Surgery: Trauma surgery is the specialty that performs invasive procedures for physical injuries in an emergency. This subspecialty holds the...

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2005-09-08 14:24:30

The earwigs are an order (Dermaptera) of insects characterized by large membraneous wings folded underneath short leathery forewings (thus the literal name of the order - "skin wings"). The abdomen extends well beyond the wings, and frequently ends in a pair of forceps-like cerci. With about 1,800 recorded species in 10 families, the order is relatively small among the Insecta, but the earwigs themselves are quite common throughout the world, often finding their way into houses, where they...

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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
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