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2014-07-31 04:22:57

PARIS, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi, a global and diversified healthcare leader, reports results for the first half of 2014. Chris Viehbacher, CEO of Sanofi, comments on results and outlook. Watch video interview and read transcript: http://eurobusinessmedia.com/ceo-direct/sanofi/interview-with-ceo-chris-viehbacher-h1-2014-results,2014-07-30,1235?utm_source=ceo-direct&utm_medium=wire Topics covered in the interview include:...

2014-07-31 04:22:29

HONG KONG, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNOOC Limited (the "Company", NYSE: CEO, SEHK: 00883, TSX: CNU) announced today that its Panyu 10-2/5/8 project has commenced production. Logo - http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200701301659.jpg Panyu 10-2/5/8 project is located in the Pearl River Mouth Basin of the South China Sea with an average water depth of approximately 100 meters. This project includes 3 oilfields, Panyu 10-2, Panyu 10-5 and Panyu 10-8 and was designed to share some...

2014-07-31 00:20:44

CAMARILLO, CA, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BNK Petroleum Inc. (the "Company") (TSX: BKX) is pleased to announce that its indirect wholly owned subsidiary BNK Petroleum (US) Inc. ("BNK US") has obtained a new US$100,000,000 credit facility ("new facility") from Morgan Stanley Capital Group Inc. ("MSCGI"). The initial commitment amount of the new reserve-based facility is US$15,900,000. The proceeds from the new facility are intended to fund drilling of Caney shale oil wells in...

2014-07-30 23:16:49

Dignity Sciences Limited finds that orally administered DGLA distributes well to the skin resulting in high dermal bioavailability Dublin, Ireland (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Dignity Sciences Limited, a privately held biopharmaceutical company, today announced the successful completion of a Phase I trial with DS107G, an oral formulation of Dihomo Gamma Linolenic Acid (DGLA). This study was a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, single-ascending and multiple dose Phase I clinical trial...

2014-07-30 23:16:48

Model of care can aid in faster access to doctors, better outcomes, and higher satisfaction. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Saint Luke’s Medical Group’s 11 primary care practices have recently been awarded the Patient-Centered Medical Home 2011 Level 3 Recognition—the highest level bestowed by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Only one out of four physicians' groups nationwide has achieved NCQA Level I, Level 2, or Level 3 recognition. Patients of primary care...

2014-07-30 23:16:42

1Heart Caregiver Services’ advocacy on ‘Continuing Health Education’ to senior communities with focus on Brain Fitness Education brings great acceptance from residents of Aegis Living in Ventura. Brain Fitness Program Director Tee Barr delivered an exceptional Brain Fitness Education lecture to Aegis Memory Care unit and the Assisted Living section of Aegis Ventura in two separate sessions. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 1Heart Caregiver Services’ advocacy on...

2014-07-30 23:16:24

VisitandCare.com today announced that several high profile European fertility centers have been added to the company’s exclusive network to help couples struggling with infertility. Top fertility clinics in Spain, Switzerland, Greece, and Cyprus are creating an initiative to offer affordable, state-of-the-art IVF treatments to couples across the globe. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 VisitandCare.com today announced that several high profile European fertility centers have been added...

2014-07-30 23:16:03

TeVido BioDevices, developer of 3d bioprinted grafts for use in breast reconstruction, announced as one of 20 semifinalists Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 TeVido BioDevices was selected as one of 20 entries to move onto the Martha and Kozo Shimano Entrepreneur Accelerator Program phase of the LIVESTRONG Foundation’s Big C competition, aiming to change the way the world lives with cancer. TeVido BioDevices will now be vying for one of five spots in the contest’s final round,...

2014-07-30 23:15:58

Genomics R&D firm, Ryogen LLC, received two U.S. Patents – its 31st and 32nd – that are directed to polynucleotide sequences that play critical roles in various cancers. Suffern, N.Y. (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Ryogen LLC, an R&D company focusing on polynucleotide sequences implicated in human diseases, was awarded two new patents this month, bringing the total number of its issued U.S. Patents to 32. U.S. Patent No. 8,765,928 entitled “Identification of isolated genomic...

2014-07-30 23:15:54

Long Island IVF has been designated an Aetna Institute of Excellence™ Infertility Clinic for Assisted Reproductive Technology services. Melville, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Long Island IVF is honored to announce that it has been designated an Aetna Institute of Excellence™ Infertility Clinic for Assisted Reproductive Technology services. Aetna makes information about the quality and cost of health care services available to its members to help them make informed decisions about their...


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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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