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2014-08-11 08:29:51

DALLAS, August 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global digital pathology market is expected to grow at 11.8% CAGR to reach an estimated $437 million by 2018. In 2013, the North American market was valued at $128.9 million and accounted for the largest share of the global digital pathology market...

2014-08-11 08:29:48

Varithena® is now available in the US WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BTG International Inc. announces that the first varicose vein patient has been treated with Varithena(®) (polidocanol injectable foam), the only FDA-approved foam for the treatment of incompetent great saphenous veins (GSV), accessory saphenous veins and visible varicosities of the GSV system both above and below the knee. Varithena(®) improves symptoms related to or caused by varicose veins, and...

2014-08-11 08:29:12

Meeting with FDA Clarifies Path Forward CASTLE ROCK, Colo., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Venaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: APPY), an in vitro diagnostic company focused on obtaining FDA clearance for and commercializing its CE Marked APPY1(TM) Test, a rapid, multi-analyte assay for aiding in identifying children, adolescent and young adult patients who are at low risk for appendicitis, will host an investor conference call to discuss business updates, including discussion on the progress of...

2014-08-09 23:03:26

New Consumers for Dental Choice Report based on Zogby Poll Makes the Case that Americans are Measurably Misled About the Mercury in Their Dental Fillings Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 What: Charlie Brown, of Consumers for Dental Choice, along with Rebecca Wittman and Chad T. Bohnert of Zogby Analytics and Michael Bender of the Mercury Policy Project will present a special online media briefing detailing the results of a new eye-opening national poll that strongly suggests...

2014-08-09 23:00:20

The FDA Is Seeking Input From Its Advisory Panels As Testosterone Lawsuits Mount And Reports That Low Testosterone Medication Purportedly Cause Heart Attacks And Strokes Reports Wright & Schulte LLC Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 10, 2014 As Testosterone Lawsuits claims continue to be filed in a industry-wide consolidation, Wright & Shulte LLC reports the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has called for a meeting to be held on September 17 for two of its advisory panels to...

2014-08-08 23:06:38

On August 5, the US FDA issued a safety communication on adverse events associated with the unapproved use of the Expression product as a dermal filler. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Expression Injectable. The FDA issued a...

2014-08-08 23:03:50

The mental health watchdog, Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), calls upon the FDA to ban the electrical stimulation device being used to administer electric shocks to children at the Judge Rotenberg Center in Canton, Massachusetts. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 With its use of electroshock used as punishment for misbehaving youth, the Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) has been dubbed “the school of shock,” by Mother Jones Magazine, and its practices likened to...

2014-08-08 20:22:12

In Phase 3 studies, INVOKANA® plus metformin lowered blood sugar and reduced secondary endpoints of body weight and systolic blood pressure to a greater degree than metformin alone RARITAN, N.J., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved INVOKAMET((TM)), a fixed-dose therapy combining canagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride in a single tablet, for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes....

2014-08-08 16:23:03

FDA Should Close Gaps by Addressing Marketing and Flavors that Appeal to Kids WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In public comments jointly filed today, 24 leading public health and medical organizations called on the Food and Drug Administration to issue a final rule to regulate all tobacco products by April 25, 2015 - one year after the FDA issued a proposed rule - and to reject a proposal to exempt so-called "premium cigars." The health groups also called on FDA...

2014-08-08 08:25:57

GERMANTOWN, Md., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) today reported its financial results for the three months and six months ended June 30, 2014 and provided a business and clinical update. "We are pleased to report that 2014 has already seen the company achieve several major milestones. In late July, we completed the last of the surgeries in the NSI-566/ALS Phase II trial. Each of the patients in the final cohort have received a total of 16 million NSI-566 neural...


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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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