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2014-06-04 16:24:00

MONTREAL, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Montreal, Canada (June 3, 2014) - SUKI Films today announced that principal photography has commenced on ESC, directed by Alain DesRochers (Nitro, Gerry) The film is shooting in Sudbury Ontario, Canada. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140604/94412 The screenplay was written by Robert Higden. Kimberley Berlin and Susan Schneir are producing through their award winning SUKI Films banner (The High Cost of Living, The Good Lie),...

2014-01-16 12:20:18

ACADEMI proud to join ESC in enhancing the safety, security and business operations of companies worldwide MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACADEMI, an elite security services provider to both the federal government and corporate clients, is now a member of the Energy Security Council (ESC). The Energy Security Council, the premier energy security networking organization in the U.S., is pleased to welcome ACADEMI as a new member, according to ESC Executive Director John...

2012-06-13 10:24:28

New scientific findings in anticoagulation for stroke prevention are paving the way for updates to the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines for the management of atrial fibrillation. Some of these findings were presented during the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) sessions at Cardiostim 2012, 13-16 June, in Nice, France. Cardiostim is an international scientific congress in the field of electrophysiology and cardiac techniques. It is organized in collaboration with the...

2012-06-06 10:25:08

The factors predicting the eventual impact of scientific research (i.e. high citation rates) were successfully identified in abstracts selected for presentation at the annual ESC Congress. Interestingly, predictors of publication in peer reviewed scientific journals differed markedly from those predicting later scientific impact, finds a recent study published online today in the European Heart Journal (EHJ). The main factors predicting acceptance at the ESC Congress — in line with...

2011-08-30 11:37:52

ESC EURObservational Research Programme registry in Pregnancy and Heart Disease finds maternal Pre-existing heart disease in pregnancy remains a concern. Complications are frequent and in some cases may be life-threatening for both the mother and her child. In Europe maternal heart disease has now become the major cause of maternal death during pregnancy. As interim data from the ESC's special registry on pregnancy in cardiac disease suggests, the numbers of women at risk is not in...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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