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2014-07-31 08:36:01

- NIAGEN(TM) is the first and only commercially available Nicotinamide Riboside - IRVINE, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ChromaDex Corp. (OTCQB: CDXC), an innovative natural products company that provides proprietary ingredients and science-based solutions to the dietary supplement, food and beverage, animal health, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries, announced today it has entered into a material transfer agreement (MTA) with Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, the...

2014-07-31 08:35:57

Erkan Alci, M.D., joins Coastal Orthopedics CONWAY, S.C., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Erkan Alci, M.D., is the newest orthopedic surgeon to join the expert team of doctors at Coastal Orthopedics, located at 2376 Cypress Circle, Suite 300, in Conway. Patients in need of experienced spine care are encouraged to call (843) 347-7222 to schedule an appointment. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140730/131813 As a fellowship-trained spine surgeon, Dr. Alci's expertise...

2014-07-31 08:35:54

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced that the company will host a conference call and webcast on Thursday, August 7 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss its second quarter 2014 financial results. The call and webcast will follow the release of the second quarter financial results after market close. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130425/SF01493LOGO Conference Call DetailsTo access the live conference call on...

2014-07-31 08:35:51

OWINGS MILLS, Md., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven, weight-loss products and programs, announced today that Michael C. MacDonald, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Timothy Robinson, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Canaccord Genuity 34th Annual Growth Conference on Thursday, August 14, 2014 in Boston, MA....

2014-07-31 08:35:44

URAC's new accreditation validates the quality of CVS/pharmacy's patient care WOONSOCKET, R.I. and WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy and URAC announced today that CVS/pharmacy is the first pharmacy in the nation to earn the new Community Pharmacy accreditation from URAC, the leading health care accreditation organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. All CVS/pharmacy and Longs Drug Store locations nationwide have earned this...

2014-07-31 08:35:39

SAN DIEGO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX) will announce financial results for the second quarter 2014, on Thursday, August 7, 2014 before markets open. The announcement will be followed by a live webcast and conference call at 8:00 a.m. Eastern time (5:00 a.m. Pacific time). Orexigen management will host the call and webcast to discuss financial results and recent business highlights. The live call may be accessed by calling (800) 708-4540...

2014-07-31 08:35:30

Recent Highlights Include: SAN DIEGO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Senomyx, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNMX), a leading company using proprietary taste science technologies to discover, develop, and commercialize novel flavor ingredients for the food, beverage, and ingredient supply industries, today reported financial results for the second quarter 2014. The Company ended the second quarter with $33.6 million in cash and highly liquid investments. "During the past quarter Senomyx achieved another...

2014-07-31 08:35:25

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Marilyn DeLuca and Dr. Charles Ok Pannenborg are the two newest members of IntraHealth International's Board of Directors. Together, DeLuca and Pannenborg bring decades of combined experience in health care practice, health systems, and long-range strategic policy. "This is an exciting time in terms of IntraHealth's mission and future," DeLuca says. "I hope to bring technical expertise in global health and help develop...

2014-07-31 08:35:22

Distributor commits up to RMB 20 million annually for distribution throughout Hubei Province HARBIN, China, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutrastar International Inc. (OTCQB: NUIN; "Nutrastar" or the "Company"), a leading producer and supplier of premium branded consumer products, including commercially cultivated Cordyceps Militaris ("Cordyceps"), health beverages and organic and specialty foods, today announced the signing of its first distributor for its new Cordyceps powder...

2014-07-31 08:35:19

LONDON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (LSE:SN, NYSE:SNN), the global medical technology business, today announced its entry into the forefoot market with the launch of the HAT-TRICK(TM) Lesser Toe Repair System. Comprised of three separate repair options, the HAT-TRICK System includes products for metatarsophalangeal (MTP) ligament repair and reconstruction, a metatarsal osteotomy guide, and a revisable, all-PEEK implant for proximal Inter-phalanges (PIP) fusion, also...


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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...

Belgian Blue Cattle
2014-07-09 14:37:46

The Belgian Blue is a breed of beef cattle originating in Belgium. It was developed in the 1800s by crossbreeding local cattle with a Shorthorn breed from the United Kingdom. It is quite possible that the Charolais cattle was also used in the development of the Belgian Blue. A modern breed of the Belgian blue was developed in the 1950s by Professor Hanset while working at an artificial insemination facility in the Liege province. The breed was introduced to the United States in 1978 by...

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...

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