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2014-10-20 23:01:26

American Sleep & Breathing Academy Dental Division (ASBADD) 2015 Sleep & Wellness Conference to take place April 10-11, 2015 at the DoubleTree Resort in Scottsdale, AZ Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Last week, David Gergen, Executive Director of the American Sleep & Breathing Academy Dental Division(ASBADD) announced Dr. Robert L. Talley and Dr. Peter F. Chase as new President and Vice President, respectively, of the ASBADD. In what continues to be a great month for the...

2014-10-20 23:00:54

Focus on healthcare industry challenges such as ICD-10, Operating Rules and trusted information exchange (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Healthcare industry experts and advisors from Edifecs, Inc., a global healthcare partnerships enablement company, the Massachusetts Health Data Consortium (MHDC), Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina, DirectTrust and Secure Exchange Solutions will be featured speakers at the WEDI Fall Conference in Reston, Va. The panelists will cover some of the industry’s...

2014-10-20 23:00:34

Seattle chiropractor Dr. Lincoln Kamell is celebrating 25 years in practice, providing personalized, hands-on healthcare to patients throughout the Eastlake, Downtown, University and Capitol Hill communities. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Eastlake Chiropractic and Massage Center’s Dr. Lincoln Kamell recalls his first year in private practice. “I adjusted a few patients in a small Northgate office, wearing a white doctor’s coat and tie. Growth was slow in the beginning, but...

2014-10-20 23:00:33

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association has designated November as Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month. Pulmonary hypertension is a rare-debilitating disease of the lungs that affects the functioning of the heart and can lead to right heart failure. Without treatment, the average survival rate is 2.8 years. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) has designated November as Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month and every November we work...

2014-10-20 23:00:23

The global patient engagement solutions market is segmented on the basis of components, delivery modes, end users, applications, therapeutic areas, and geographies. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/patient-engagement-solutions-market-105975994.html (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 The “Patient Engagement Solutions Market by Component (Hardware, Software & Services), Delivery Mode (On-premise, Web, & Cloud) & by End-user (Payer, Provider, Patients,& Others) -...

2014-10-20 20:26:58

Painkiller addiction is on the rise in the U.S., but those suffering from chronic pain can find relief while limiting risk with Dr. Seyed Rezaian at the California Orthopaedic Medical Clinic LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chronic pain is a major concern in our modern society, with more than 31% of U.S. adults suffering from some type of neck or back pain, according to a 2012 Gallup-Healthways study. The effects of chronic pain can be severe, and even debilitating, leading many...

2014-10-20 20:26:56

The Ken and Jeanne Levy-Church Fund will help families, extraordinary clinical care discoveries ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan Health System announced today the creation of the Ken and Jeanne Levy-Church Fund to Improve Cardiovascular Access. The initiative is made possible by a $10 million bequest from Ken and Jeanne Levy-Church, New York City-based philanthropists who are committed to bringing world-class cardiovascular care...

2014-10-20 20:26:53

Clinical and Scientific Presence Demonstrate Continued Commitment of Auxogyn and its Clinic Partners to Advancing Science and Research in IVF Field HONOLULU, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auxogyn, a company focused on advancing women's reproductive health by translating scientific discoveries into clinical solutions, today announced oral presentations of the latest data on its Eeva(TM) Test this week at the 70th Annual Meeting of the American Society For Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)...

2014-10-20 20:26:51

CALGARY, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech(®) Inc. ("Oncolytics" or the "Company") (TSX:ONC; NASDAQ:ONCY) announced today that it has reached an agreement on amendments to its share purchase agreement (the "Agreement") with Lincoln Park Capital Fund, LLC ("LPC") dated February 27, 2014. The specific amendments to the Agreement include allowing the Company to sell shares to LPC at the Company's sole option independent of the closing price of the Common Stock,...

2014-10-20 20:26:38

Estimated 35-40 Percent of Surgical Procedures to Treat DC Have Been Performed on Multiple Joints CHESTERBROOK, Pa., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUXL), a specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental Biologics Application (sBLA) for XIAFLEX(® )(collagenase clostridium histolyticum or CCH) for the treatment of up to two Dupuytren's contracture (DC) joints in the same...


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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