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2014-07-24 08:35:03

ABC Shark Daymond John to host competition sponsored by Philips Healthcare BOSTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boston Children's Hospital's Global Pediatric Summit + Awards, Taking on Tomorrow (#PedInno14), will feature an "Innovation Tank" - a forum designed to give pediatric health care innovators an opportunity to pitch their business or product solution to a panel of acclaimed judges for consideration of funding and feedback on how to accelerate the innovation and...

2014-07-24 08:34:45

Net Sales $279 Million; Increase of 42% over Prior Year Non-GAAP Results ANAHEIM, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Three Months Ended Three Months Ended 06/30/14 06/30/13 Percentage Change --------------------- --------------------- ----------------- GAAP Net Sales...

2014-07-24 08:34:32

KOLOA, Hawaii, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KonaRed Corporation (OTCBB/OTCQB: KRED), manufacturers of Antioxidant Juices and nutritional supplements from the exclusive Hawaiian CoffeeBerry®, coffee fruit from Kona, Hawaii, today announced its expansion into the New York metropolitan area via Preferred Beverage Distributors. Splash Beverage Group negotiated and manages this partnership. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140617/119162 Preferred Beverage has proven experience and...

2014-07-24 08:34:30

TRU-D SmartUVC adds sophisticated technology to traditional disinfection protocols MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In any given hospital in the country at any given time, one in 25 patients has at least one hospital-acquired infection, according to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. What's more, many of these infections prove fatal. And as increased surveillance has shown that HAIs are causing an alarming number of patient deaths per year, infection control...

2014-07-24 08:34:26

Demonstrates Ability of FOCUS Lens Array Technology to Treat Additional High-Volume Indications WESTFORD, Mass., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cynosure, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYNO), a leader in laser- and light-based aesthetic treatments for non-invasive and minimally invasive applications, today announced that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance to market its flagship PicoSure(TM) Picosecond Laser Workstation for the treatment of acne scars with the FOCUS lens array, the Company's new...

2014-07-24 08:34:24

Cardinal Health's Pharmacy Ownership Boot Camp helps female pharmacists and pharmacy students get the business training needed to become pharmacy owners DUBLIN, Ohio, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing effort to help women pharmacists become business owners, Cardinal Health will host its annual Pharmacy Ownership Boot Camp on July 26 as part of the company's Retail Business Conference in Washington, D.C. The Boot Camp is designed to give pharmacists the business...

2014-07-24 08:34:19

BALTIMORE, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goldman Small Cap Research, a stock market research firm focused on the small cap and micro cap sectors, announced today that it has released a new research report on BioCorRx, Inc. (OTCQB - BICX). The healthcare solutions company is on the leading edge of substance abuse addiction treatment. BioCorRx developed the highly effective Start Fresh Program(TM) which is sold to and used by addiction clinics across the U.S. The alcohol and...

2014-07-24 08:34:15

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blueprint Medicines (Blueprint), a leader in discovering highly selective kinase inhibitors for genomically defined cancer patients, today announced the appointment of Jeffrey Albers as chief executive officer (CEO). Mr. Albers joins Blueprint from Algeta ASA, where he served on the executive management team as U.S. president prior to the acquisition by Bayer. Mr. Albers succeeds Alexis Borisy, co-founder and interim CEO of Blueprint and...

2014-07-24 08:34:06

ATLANTA, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Quarter and Recent Highlights: -- Appointed Pat Mackin as President and Chief Executive Officer effective September 2, 2014 -- Product revenues grew 12 percent year-over-year to $20.4 million -- BioGlue(®) revenues grew 14 percent year-over-year to $15.3 million -- PerClot(®) revenues grew 22 percent year-over-year to $1.1 million -- HeRO(®) Graft revenues grew 20 percent year-over-year to $1.7 million --...

2014-07-24 08:34:04

Expanding bio-risk management support for federal, state and institutional laboratories PRINCETON, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WIRB-Copernicus Group(®) ("WCG")(TM), the world's largest provider of regulatory and ethical review services for clinical research, announced today that it has acquired Alliance Biosciences. Formerly a division of Richmond, VA-based Alliance Engineering, Alliance Biosciences was the leading biosafety and biosecurity consulting firm in the United...


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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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