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2014-04-24 08:46:00

DENVER, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Intermap Technologies (TSX:IMP), (ITMSF:BB), a leading provider of geospatial solutions on-demand created from its uniform, high-resolution 3D digital models of the earth's surface, today announced the addition of software and technology sales veteran Jon Freeman to its senior management team as the Vice President of Sales. Mr. Freeman brings twenty years of consistent sales production and executive management experience to the position along...

2014-04-24 08:45:57

One of Two Lawsuits to be Transferred to Illinois HARRISON, N.Y., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MGT) was informed on April 23, 2014 that the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled on a Petition for Writ of Mandamus, sought by WMS Gaming, Inc., a defendant in one of MGT's patent infringement lawsuits. Mandamus was granted, thereby vacating the decision of the United States District Court for the Southern District of...

2014-04-24 08:44:33

NexJ adds point-of-care education to Connected Wellness, an innovative platform for patient activation TORONTO, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - NexJ Systems Inc. (TSX: NXJ), a provider of cloud-based software delivering enterprise solutions to the financial services, insurance, and healthcare industries, today announced the acquisition of Liberate Ideas Inc., developer of Liberate Health, a revolutionary point-of-care patient education solution. Liberate Health is used by...

2014-04-24 08:39:20

PORTLAND, OR, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CRAiLAR Technologies Inc. ("CL" or the "Company") (CL.V) (CRLRF), which produces and markets CRAiLAR® Flax fiber The Friendliest Fiber On The Planet(TM), announced today it has retained Genesis Select Corporation ("Genesis") as an investor relations consultant to oversee capital markets activity, including developing greater Wall Street awareness, for the Company. "Genesis has a reputation and track record of increasing visibility of...

2014-04-24 08:36:18

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Help Group's Advance LA Resilience Conference 2014, presenting cutting edge research and best practices for young adults with autism, learning differences and ADHD, will be held on Friday, May 2nd at American Jewish University in Los Angeles. The Conference will feature 14 nationally prominent experts who focus their research and practices on how best to support young people with learning differences, autism and ADHD...

2014-04-24 08:36:13

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leatt Corporation (OTCQB: LEAT) today announced that it has prevailed in the first Leatt-Brace® lawsuit to be tried in the United States. After a two-week trial in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio (Eastern) ending on April 17, 2014, a federal jury returned a defense verdict for the Company in a product liability lawsuit brought by Scott Scarvelli and his parents, Tim and Sherri Scarvelli. An...

2014-04-24 08:36:05

ST. LOUIS, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced that it has commenced an offering of approximately $300 million aggregate principal amount of its senior notes due 2022 through underwriters led by Barclays, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and Wells Fargo Securities. Allen & Company LLC, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, and Regions Securities LLC will be the co-managers of the offering. The offering is being conducted pursuant to a registration...

2014-04-24 08:36:03

The company releases white paper focused on a growing trend in the industry RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marken announced today the release of a new white paper which identifies supply chain solutions for the rapidly growing orphan drug market. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110930/NY78064LOGO The production of orphan drugs, which are used to treat rare diseases, is increasing and will continue to increase with a compound annual growth...

2014-04-24 08:36:01

DUBLIN, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Pfizer, Inc. to settle all outstanding patent litigation related to Actavis' generic version of Celebrex(® )(celecoxib) 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg and 400 mg capsules. Celebrex(®) is indicated for the relief of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis, and for the management of acute pain in adults. Under the terms...

2014-04-24 08:35:59

ORLANDO, Fla., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Signature Exploration and Production Corp. (OTCQB: SXLP) has changed its name to GrowBlox Sciences, Inc. The Company expects to be trading under its new name and ticker symbol "GBLX" on April 28, 2014. About GrowBlox Sciences, Inc.GrowBlox has developed a proprietary indoor growing chamber specifically designed for medical cannabis cultivation in which cannabis can be grown hydroponically under completely controlled conditions, ensuring...


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Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

Pharmacophobia
2013-12-24 12:55:45

Pharmacophobia or medication phobia, comes from Greek pharmakon, meaning “drug, medicine” and phobos, meaning “fear”, is the fear of the use of pharmacological treatments. In severe, excessive, and irrational cases, it might be a type of specific phobia. While lack of awareness by patient of adverse drug reactions can have a serious consequence, having a phobia of medications can also have serious detrimental effects on the patient’s health. Medication phobia can also lead to...

Phobophobia
2013-12-24 12:34:07

Phobophobia is a phobia defined as the fear of phobias, or the fear of fear, including intense anxiety and unrealistic and persistent fear of the somatic sensations and the feared phobia ensuing. This phobia can also be defined as the fear of developing a phobia. Phobophobia is related to anxiety disorders and panic attacks directly linked to other types of phobias, such as agoraphobia. When a patient has developed this phobia, their condition might be diagnosed and treated as part of anxiety...

Cynophobia
2013-12-24 10:43:28

Cynophobia, from the Greek kyon meaning dog, and phobos, meaning fear, is the abnormal fear of dogs. This phobia is classified as a specific phobia, under the subtype “animal phobias”. According to Dr. Timothy O. Rentz of the Laboratory for the Study of Anxiety Disorders at the University of Texas, animal phobias are among the most common specific phobias and 36 percent who seek out treatment report being afraid of cats or dogs. Although snakes and spider are among the more common in...

Entomophobia
2013-12-24 10:17:24

Entomophobia, known also as insect phobia, is a specific phobia of one or more classes of insects. More specific cases include apiphobia (fear of bees) and myrmecophobia (fear of ants). The symptoms regarding this phobia are much like of the symptoms regarding many other irrational fears. An entomophobic is expected to experience enough anxiety upon viewing or otherwise coming into contact with an insect that he or she experiences full-blown panic attacks. With the extreme and serious...

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