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2014-04-22 04:21:26

Off-the shelf biologic medical device is now approved and poised for introduction in the EU for use in certain anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) knee surgeries SAN ANTONIO, Texas, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aperion Biologics, Inc. was granted the CE Mark approval for its lead product, the Z-Lig(TM) ACLR device, to be used by surgeons in the European Union and other territories that accept the CE Mark. The Z-Lig(TM) is the first engineered biologic device for treatment of revision...

2014-04-15 08:22:16

DUBLIN, Apr. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6l5nk9/research_on_china ) has announced the addition of the "Research on China Hydrosol Market" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) There are nearly 30 varieties of raw materials can be used to extract hydrosol. Lavender hydrosol, tea tree hydrosol, rose hydrosol, roman chamomile hydrosol, geranium hydrosol and sandalwood hydrosol can be...

2014-04-11 12:58:41

Mortality from viral hepatitis is significantly higher than from HIV/AIDS across EU countries, according to results from The Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 (GBD 2010) which was announced for the first time today at the International Liver CongressTM 2014. GBD 2010 is the most recent version of a large epidemiological study funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and coordinated by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington. In the...

2014-04-10 04:21:16

Analysis of G20 nations highlights shifts in emphasis PHILADELPHIA, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world leader in providing intelligent information to businesses and professionals, today released The Research and Innovation Performance of the G20, a report that mines scientific research and patent information across the G20 for insights into the global strategies of the world's leading economies....

2014-04-10 11:15:33

The refrigerant R1234yf is being considered for use in air conditioning systems in cars. LMU chemists now show that, in the event of a fire, it releases the highly poisonous carbonyl fluoride, and urge that its safety be reassessed. According to EU guidelines, the new compound R1234yf should in future be used as the refrigerant in air-conditioning systems for automobiles. But the compound is inflammable, and LMU chemists have now shown that combustion of the cooling agent leads to the...

2014-04-09 12:33:29

LONDON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: United Kingdom Agribusiness Report Q1 2014 Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates BMI View:We continue to favour the grain and livestock industries in the UK because of good exportopportunities and a strong domestic market. The country became a net importer of wheat in 2012/13, andthis could still be the case in 2013/14. However, we believe this will be temporary and continue to expectthe UK's...

2014-04-09 08:25:22

BRUSSELS, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iranian opposition leader Maryam Rajavi urged the international community and the EU to put human rights front and center in their dealings with the Tehran regime. Rajavi, who heads the opposition National Council of Resistance of Iran made the call during a meeting at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday. Scores of senior members of the European Parliament from different political groups...

2014-04-09 04:21:02

Thomson IP Manager conforms to internationally recognized security standards LONDON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property (IP) & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced that its Thomson IP Manager Cloud and Jumpstart Editions are hosted at its secure data hosting facility in the European Union (EU). The three Editions of Thomson IP Manager, including the locally...

2014-04-08 15:54:34

The European Biodiversity Observation Network, EU BON -- research objectives and practical implementation The world's biodiversity is in an ongoing dramatic decline that despite conservation efforts remains unprecedented in its speed and predicted effects on global ecosystem functioning and services. The lack of available integrated biodiversity information for decisions in sectors other than nature conservation has been recognized as a main obstacle and the need to provide readily...

2014-04-07 08:29:11

STOCKHOLM and CHESTERBROOK, Pa., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) (Sobi) and Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AUXL) today announced that Sobi became the Market Authorisation Holder (MAH) for Xiapex® (collagenase clostridium histolyticum), in 28 EU member countries, Norway, and Iceland on April 3, 2014. Xiapex/ XIAFLEX® is a first-in-class biologic approved in the US, EU, Canada and Australia for the treatment of adult Dupuytren's contracture...


Word of the Day
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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