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2014-10-21 08:35:24

LTPAC technology provider to showcase next-generation interoperability solution at 2014 Leading Age Annual Meeting and Expo--Booth #744 SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BlueStep/BridgeGate Health, a provider of clinical and interoperable technology for healthcare, announced today it is rebranding to VorroHealth. Vorro is an Italian word that loosely translates to wish, willingness or intention. In aligning with the spirit of the word, the company is launching the next-generation...

2014-10-21 08:35:22

SCIDEA provides learning management solutions to help drive AHA's online emergency cardiovascular care training CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scitent, Inc., a full-service eLearning company focused on creating profitable and sustainable online education programs for nonprofits, associations, healthcare organizations, and for-profit organizations, has worked with the American Heart Association (AHA) since 2004 to bring a blended online education experience to...

2014-10-21 08:35:10

Animal study reveals potential brain-health benefits of a walnut-enriched diet FOLSOM, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new animal study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease indicates that a diet including walnuts may have a beneficial effect in reducing the risk, delaying the onset, slowing the progression of, or preventing Alzheimer's disease. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141020/153235 Research led by Abha Chauhan, PhD, head of the Developmental Neuroscience...

2014-10-21 08:35:08

MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI Biosciences, a division of SRI International, has completed construction of an early-phase clinical trial facility in Plymouth, Michigan. The 9,400-square foot unit, located in the Michigan Life Science Innovation Center, is now open and fully equipped for early-stage human research studies of new medicines and medical devices. "SRI International's newest facility in Michigan means great news ahead--groundbreaking discoveries,...

2014-10-21 08:35:05

Board to Offer Final Review of Product Formulation Prior to Manufacturing and Launch in Medical Marijuana Dispensaries NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inergetics, Inc. (OTCBB: NRTI), a world-class developer of nutritional supplements, today announced that it will convene a meeting of its Scientific/Medical Advisory Board on November 20, 2014 in San Francisco/Oakland, California. The advisory board is responsible for guiding the formulation of the proprietary line of...

2014-10-21 08:35:03

? eClinical Innovations to Be Showcased in San Diego, Barcelona, and Orlando ? NEWTOWN, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioClinica®, Inc., a leading provider of outsourced clinical trial services and eClinical Solutions, today announced details of upcoming "Trial Blazer" User Conferences expected to draw hundreds of clinical trial professionals to exclusive customer events in Europe and the US. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130403/PH87647LOGO The first of these events will be...

2014-10-21 08:35:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Macro Risk Advisors (MRA), a leading provider of global market risk analysis and execution services for institutional investors, today announced that it raised $401,000 in its third annual charitable trading day on October 14(th). All of the net commissions earned from option, stock and ETF trades, will be donated to four diverse organizations selected by MRA. The Cancer Research Institute and the Melanoma Research Fund at the Perlmutter Cancer...

2014-10-21 08:34:57

World's First 32-contact SCS Surgical Leads Designed to Provide More Focused Pain Relief for Patients with Chronic Pain MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and CE Mark approval for the CoverEdge(TM) 32 and CoverEdge(TM) X 32 Surgical Leads, the world's first 32-contact surgical leads designed to blanket the spinal cord for unprecedented pain coverage. Designed for use with...

2014-10-21 08:34:56

Management Responds To Inquiries Concerning Discovery Capabilities For Anti-Ebola Treatments SAN DIEGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MabVax Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: MBVX) a clinical stage oncology drug development company, announced today that it has formally nominated its HuMab 5B1 antibody as a clinical candidate for the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic and colon cancer. The fully human antibody, recovered from patients undergoing cancer vaccine treatment at...

2014-10-21 08:34:51

Company Continues to Expand as Demand for Development Partnerships Increase ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- RRD International, a product development company that provides expert-level strategic, regulatory and operational support to biopharmaceutical companies and investors, announced today the addition of Brian R. Gallagher, CMA, to the executive team. Gallagher joins RRD as senior vice president and chief financial officer, bringing more than 20 years of...


Latest Health Medical Pharma Reference Libraries

Damara Sheep
2014-09-25 08:50:59

The Damara sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated Egypt and Eastern Asia and eventually moved to the areas that are now Angola and Namibia. The breed became isolated in Namibia and southern Angola, where it remained free from the influence of other breeds for many years. It was named after the regions where it is known to have originated, which was once known as Gross Damaraland. The Damara sheep is a fat-tailed breed that can be black, brown, white, or black and white pied in...

British Milksheep
2014-09-22 07:50:24

The Bristish milksheep, previously known as the Alderbred, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the Northumberland region of England. Although the exact origin of the breed is unknown, it is known to have been derived from flocks of the Eastrip Prolific, Dorset Horn, and Bluefaced Leicester breeds. Selective breeding was used to enhance productivity using breeds like the East Friesian and Texel, but this breeding did not focus on a uniform appearance. Later, the British...

Belgian Landrace
2014-08-27 09:35:46

The Belgian landrace, also known as the Belgian lop-eared, Belgian improved landrace, or the improved Belgian, is a breed of domestic pig that can be found in northern areas of Belgium. It was developed when English pigs were imported into Belgium, after which time they were improved upon until 1930, when they were bred with German landrace pigs. The resulting breed was crossbred with Dutch landrace pigs in 1945 and later other breeds including those from Germany and Luxemburg. This breed...

British Friesian Cattle
2014-07-12 11:44:10

The British Friesian is a breed of cattle from the United Kingdom. The modern British Friesian dominated the dairy cattle population from the 1950s through the 1980s. Stock as well as semen were exported during this time throughout the world. The original Friesian breed was imported to ports of England and Scotland during the 1800s until it was stopped in 1892 when a threat of foot and mouth disease became a concern. By the end of 1912 there were 1,000 bulls and 6,000 cows registered in...

Blue Gray Cattle
2014-07-12 10:27:38

The Blue Grey is a breed of beef cattle that is popular in Scotland and north of England. It was developed by crossing a white bred shorthorn and Black Galloway cows. The color of the Blue Grey is roan blue. However, roan coloration is not a dominant color gene and the color does not always hold true. Only about half of the calves born to two true blue roan cattle will be blue roan, the rest will be either solid white or solid black. Blue roan is only consistent in the first generation of...

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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.