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2013-07-31 23:35:06

True-Dose Pets is pleased to once again attend the NACDS Total Store Expo August 10-13. This year, True-Dose will exhibit with new partner EpiCor® for Pets. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 True-Dose Pets will be attending the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo, August 10 through 13, 2013 at the Sands Expo Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. This sold-out show will feature buyers, suppliers, manufacturers, and retailers from all over the country. The trade show...

2012-08-21 22:10:16

Potential to get it badly wrong as obesity epidemic takes hold The correct therapeutic dose is important for this commonly used painkiller, say the authors, because it is potentially fatal to give too high a dose; and too low a dose may result in more serious illness. The authors surveyed 45 carers and 28 community pharmacists to find out what dose of paracetamol they thought would be appropriate for an eight year old child, weighing 25, 32, or 50 kg. They also observed the doses...

2012-03-30 07:37:06

New study emphasizes importance of reducing human exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs)–such as BPA–can show tangible effects on health endpoints at high dosage levels, yet those effects do not predict how EDCs will affect the endocrine system at low doses, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Endocrine Reviews. Study authors say current definitions of low-dosage as used by the U.S....

2010-12-30 13:12:34

While protecting animal hearts from a mortal event It was Paracelsus, the Renaissance physician (1493-1541 A.D.) who first said "the dose makes the poison." So, you can drink too much wine, or ingest too much resveratrol, but in an unprecedented study, heart researchers report they couldn't find a toxic dose for Longevinex®, a resveratrol-based dietary supplement. Investigators previously reported that six or more glasses of red wine per day actually increase the risk,...

2009-10-26 15:47:05

Carbon nanotubes are being considered for use in everything from sports equipment to medical applications, but a great deal remains unknown about whether these materials cause respiratory or other health problems. Now a collaborative study from North Carolina State University, The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences, and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences shows that inhaling these nanotubes can affect the outer lining of the lung, though the effects of long-term...

2009-09-14 10:08:00

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- RxBio, Inc., announces that its lead product, Rx100, a potent radioprotectant as well as radiomitigator, protects against lethal, whole-body radiation when administered before, during, or up to 72 hours after exposure. In recent experiments, the efficacy of Rx100 was tested by treating with a single subcutaneous dose at either 48 or 72 hours after lethal, whole-body gamma irradiation. Results at both time points were essentially identical and...

2005-10-26 12:14:34

GAITHERSBURG, Maryland (Reuters) - A U.S. panel of health experts on Wednesday said data showed a low-dose version of Somerset Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s proposed Emsam depression patch can be safely used without a warning against eating certain foods while using the drug. Somerset, a joint venture of Mylan Laboratories Inc. and Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc., is awaiting final U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for the drug and is seeking to avoid a dietary warning for its lowest...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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