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2014-04-15 04:20:50

LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- reViral, an antiviral drug discovery and development company, focused on diseases caused by the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), today announced the appointment of Professor Raymond Schinazi to its Board as a Non-Executive Director, effective from 9 April 2014. Professor Schinazi has had a long and prestigious career in the industry having founded several successful biotechnology companies including Pharmasset, where he chaired...

2014-04-07 23:23:30

Lifeinsurancequoteterm.net (http://lifeinsurancequoteterm.net/) announces a new blog post, “What medical tests should you take in order to prevent the development of diseases?” (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Lifeinsurancequoteterm.net has released a new blog post presenting some essential medical tests for preventing the development of diseases. By taking care of their health and making healthy lifestyle choices, clients can improve their life expectancy which will also have a positive impact...

2014-04-07 13:39:11

Death is not distributed equally around the world. In high-income countries, people typically die in old age of chronic diseases such as cancer or cardiovascular problems. In low-income countries, death comes primarily from infectious and perinatal diseases, and strikes at a young age. But despite massive international efforts to improve global health, a new analysis of nearly 4 million scientific articles finds that research is disproportionately focused on diseases that primarily afflict...

2014-04-01 15:11:54

KIT computer models explain how ion channels in cell membranes react to light / light switch for nerve cells as a sensitive tool of research Networked nerve cells are the control center of organisms. In a nematode, 300 nerve cells are sufficient to initiate complex behavior. To understand the properties of the networks, re-searchers switch cells on and off with light and observe the resulting behavior of the organism. In the Science journal, sci-entists now present a protein that...

2014-04-01 08:28:09

-- Conference Focuses on New Drug Development and Cutting Edge Research in Schizophrenia -- SEATTLE, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced that the company was invited by the organizers of the 2014 Biennial Conference of the Schizophrenia International Research Society (SIRS) to make an oral presentation on OMS824, the company's phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10) inhibitor in development for the treatment of schizophrenia and Huntington's disease....

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...


Latest diseases Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
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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