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2013-11-02 23:01:59

Researchers continue to uncover evidence that links vitamin D deficiency to a higher prevalence of a variety of autoimmune disorders such as multiple sclerosis, and other diseases like breast and colon cancer, cardiovascular disease, and various infections. In spreading awareness of the potential health benefits of vitamin D, organizers hope to reduce the incidence of some of these diseases in the long run. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 For the fifth year in a row,...

2013-10-31 23:04:15

Extensive scientific research lead scientists to conclude Estrogen could be a key factor in many diseases today. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 EQ Biosciences, Inc. is the manufacturer and marketing company for the patented proprietary dietary supplement, Prevennia®, which has shown significant results in assisting the body in preventing the formation of estrogen DNA adducts which can cause damage to the DNA and lead to serious illness. Over 600 peer-reviewed studies have...

2013-10-30 15:53:44

A new toxic entity associated with genetically inherited forms of dementia and motor neuron disease has been identified by scientists at the UCL Institute of Neurology. The toxin is the result of a genetic mutation that leads to the production of RNA molecules which could be responsible for the diseases. The findings are published in the journal Acta Neuropathologica. Frontotemporal dementia and motor neuron disease are related neurodegenerative diseases that affect approximately 15,000...

2013-10-29 08:32:22

AMES, Iowa, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ames, Iowa-based vaccine producer, Harrisvaccines, today announced it has expanded its exclusive license agreement with AlphaVax, Inc. to include all companion animals diseases, in addition to all livestock animal diseases (swine, cattle, horses, poultry, and farmed aquatic animals). Today's announcement significantly expands the Harrisvaccines product portfolio, transforming it from a primarily production livestock-focused company to a...

2013-10-24 12:28:43

Population-level studies have indicated that insufficient sleep increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes. These diseases are known to be linked to inflammatory responses in the body. University of Helsinki researchers have now shown what kinds of biological mechanisms related to sleep loss affect the immune system and trigger an inflammatory response. They identified the genes which are most susceptible to sleep deprivation and examined whether these genes are...

2013-10-22 08:33:59

Company Appoints Industry Veteran Robert Connelly as CEO CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Flagship VentureLabs(TM) announces the launch of Pronutria after two years of development in stealth mode and $10.8 million in Series A investments during that period from Flagship Ventures. The company is currently advancing into human clinical testing its lead ProNutrein(TM)( )programs to improve health and treat significant medical conditions mediated by amino acid biology,...

2013-10-22 08:33:03

Fully Integrated Gene Therapy Company with Deep Clinical Pipeline Spun out of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spark Therapeutics, a new, fully integrated company developing gene-based medicines for a wide range of debilitating diseases, announced today it has launched with a $50 million capital commitment from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to advance and commercialize multiple ongoing programs with clinical proof of...

2013-10-17 08:28:59

BRUSSELS, October 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - EULAR calls on implementing evidence-based policies targeting rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) New evidence on the enormous impact of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) was presented in Brussels today. The evidence comes from the eumusc.net project, one of the largest EU-funded public health projects. Data collected and analysed by eumusc.net in the last three years prove that RMDs are the most costly...

2013-10-17 08:28:56

-- PDE10 Target Engagement Continues to Increase with Well-Tolerated Doses - SEATTLE, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced additional positive data from its Phase 1 program for OMS824, the lead compound in Omeros' phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10) program. This latest clinical trial evaluated the extent to which OMS824, at a dose higher than previously reported, binds to PDE10, an enzyme expressed in the region of the brain that has been linked...

2013-10-15 12:31:49

BEIJING, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mesenchymal stem cells, or MSCs, are multipotent stromal cells that can differentiate into a variety of cell types. MSCs have been widely applied in treatments for various diseases and proved to be effective. It can encompass multipotent cells derived from both marrow tissue and other non-marrow tissues. Previously, the application of mesenchymal stem cells resourced from bone marrow was limited due to the complicated procedure and technique; however,...


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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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