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2014-10-01 16:22:49

Pioneering Program Tackles High Stakes Electronic Health Records Incentives BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Proxsys Rx has deployed proprietary cloud-based technology that enhances the patient experience for its health system partners while supporting up to seventy percent of hospitals' efforts in their Meaningful Use-Stage 2 endeavors. The technology enables the Proxsys Rx pharmacist to provide the patient with face -to -face counseling bedside, via digital app. The...

2014-10-01 16:22:33

CALGARY, Oct. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Petrowest Corporation (Petrowest) (PRW: TMX) announced today that it has closed the previously announced (August 22, 2014) acquisition of all the shares of CJM Trucking Ltd. for the purchase price of approximately $5.1 million plus the assumption of approximately $5.3 million of debt. The purchase price was paid with approximately $2.55 million in cash and the issuance of approximately 2.22 million Class A common shares of Petrowest having a value of...

2014-10-01 16:22:24

VANCOUVER, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cayden Resources Inc. (TSX.V:CYD, OTCQX: CDKNF) ("Cayden" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has mailed its management information circular (the "Circular") and related proxy materials to its shareholders and other securityholders ("Securityholders") in connection with the special meeting of Securityholders to be held at 10:00 a.m. (Vancouver time) on October 27, 2014 (the "Meeting"). At the Meeting, Securityholders will be asked to...

2014-10-01 16:22:14

HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dune Energy, Inc. (OTCBB:DUNR) today announced it has entered into a Forbearance Agreement and Fourth Amendment dated September 30, 2014 (the "Amendment") to the Amended and Restated Credit Agreement between the Company and its lenders dated December 22, 2011, as amended (the "Credit Agreement"). As previously reported, the Company was in default of the Credit Agreement at the end of the second quarter because the Total Debt to EBITDAX was 5.28...

2014-10-01 16:21:11

ANN ARBOR, Michigan, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arotech Corporation (Nasdaq GM: ARTX) announced today that, as had previously been communicated in May 2013, Robert S. Ehrlich stepped down as CEO and Steven Esses, Arotech's current President, also took over the role of CEO. Mr. Ehrlich will become Executive Chairman of the Board. "I have been involved with Arotech for over two decades, half of that time as CEO, and have been working very closely with Steven Esses...

Resveratrol Key To Possible Combination Acne Therapy
2014-10-01 03:48:22

Rachel Champeau, University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences Got grapes? UCLA researchers have demonstrated how resveratrol, an antioxidant derived from grapes and found in wine, works to inhibit growth of the bacteria that causes acne. The team also found that combining resveratrol with a common acne medication, benzoyl peroxide, may enhance the drug's ability to kill the bacteria and could translate into new treatments. Published in the current online edition of the...

2014-10-01 12:36:01

Supports Secure Domain Name Initiative Partnership Efforts ZEPHYR COVE, Nev., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VirnetX(TM) Holding Corporation (NYSE MKT: VHC), an Internet security software and technology company, announced today that on September 30, 2014, it was granted a new patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO); US Patent No. 8,850,009,System and Method Employing an Agile Network Protocol for Secure Communications Using Secure Domain Names. The new...

2014-10-01 12:31:51

--- CCPME is a fund jointly set up by the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec ("CDPQ") and by Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins ("CRCD") --- MONTREAL, Oct. 1(st) 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - JSS Medical Research Inc., a Montreal based Contract Research Organization (CRO), conducting Phase I - IV Clinical Trials, Post Marketing Observational Studies as well as Epidemiological and Health Economics Research for Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Device companies, announced today...

2014-10-01 12:31:49

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Wellness Foundation (Cal Wellness) today announced the launch of its new Advancing Wellness grants program designed to promote equity through advocacy and access. The grantmaking will focus on three interconnected portfolios: Bridging the Gaps in Access and Quality Care; Promoting Healthy and Safe Neighborhoods; and Expanding Education and Employment Pathways. The grants program also includes the Opportunity Fund to...

2014-10-01 12:31:48

Fifth Galien Forum to Stream Live Webcast from the Alexandria Center in New York City on October 28th NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Galien Foundation announced today that the Fifth Annual Galien Forum will be streamed via a live webcast. The Galien Forum, conducted in conjunction with the prestigious Prix Galien USA Awards, features roundtable discussion on the most critical, global healthcare issues and challenges....


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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