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2014-08-01 08:26:26

JUPITER, Fla., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dyadic International, Inc. ("Dyadic") (OTCQX: DYAI), a global biotechnology company whose patented and proprietary technologies are used to develop, manufacture and sell enzymes and other proteins for the bioenergy, bio-based chemical, biopharmaceutical and industrial enzyme industries, announced today that it will report its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 after market close on Thursday, August 14, 2014 and will...

2014-08-01 08:26:21

Penrose Senior Care Auditors Partners with GoDaddy.com and VistaPrint DALLAS, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six months post launch, Penrose Senior Care Auditors continues to set the standards and lead the way for a new senior care service, business opportunity, and career path. Seeing a need in the market for her aging father in an assisted living community, Rhonda Harper founded Penrose Senior Care Auditors in February. "I realized quickly that he didn't receive the services he...

2014-08-01 08:26:18

For U.S. Media Only RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Striverdi(®) Respimat(®) (olodaterol) Inhalation Spray 5 mcg as a long-term, once-daily maintenance bronchodilator treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema. STRIVERDI RESPIMAT is not indicated to treat acute...

2014-08-01 08:26:17

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC), a leading company focused on improving patient and economic outcomes on a global basis by developing and delivering innovative minimally invasive coronary and peripheral visualization, physiology diagnostics and therapies, will hold its 2014 Analyst Day on Monday, August 11, at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York City. A webcast of the event will begin at 8:30 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time (5:30 a.m.,...

2014-08-01 08:26:15

LAWRENCE, Mass., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today announced that Jeffrey H. Burbank, Chief Executive Officer, and Mathew Towse, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the 34(th )Annual Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference being held at the InterContinental in Boston, MA, on Wednesday, August 13(th) at 4:30 p.m. ET. A webcast of the event will be made available at http://ir.nxstage.com/....

2014-08-01 08:26:14

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) announced today that it will host a conference call to report its second quarter 2014 financial results on Monday, August 11, 2014 at 9:00 AM ET. CEO Dr. J. Joseph Kim and CFO Peter Kies will discuss second quarter earnings, provide a corporate update, and participate in a live Q&A with analysts. The update will include clinical development plans for VGX-3100, Inovio's immune therapy...

2014-08-01 08:26:12

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Baus Capital Corp. (OTC: CBCA), a global acquisition-based conglomerate targeting five primary industries: high-tech incubation, drug development, entertainment/media, education, and financial services, sees this week's Congressional efforts to amend the Controlled Substances Act to permit medical use of cannabis on a nationwide basis as history in the making. This federal medical cannabis legalization effort in Congress...

2014-08-01 08:26:10

Strengthens MGCD as a global leader in cardiorespiratory diagnostic products SAINT PAUL, Minn., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGC Diagnostics Corporation (NasdaqCM: MGCD), a leading global medical technologies company, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of MediSoft SA, a privately held manufacturer of cardiorespiratory diagnostic products based in Sorinnes, Belgium. MediSoft has served the European cardiorespiratory diagnostics market since 1977. MediSoft, a calendar year...

2014-08-01 08:26:07

Awarded $2.1 million in additional funding PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing products to treat serious inflammatory diseases where there remains an unmet medical need, as well as developing several biodefense vaccines and therapeutics, announced today that the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has exercised its option to...

2014-08-01 08:25:54

-- ENDEAR Trial To Enroll 110 SMA Infants at Sites Globally CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced today the initiation of a pivotal Phase 3 study evaluating ISIS-SMN(Rx) in infants with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the most common genetic cause of infant mortality. Isis plans to dose the first infant in this study within the next few weeks, at which time Isis will earn an $18 million milestone payment from its...


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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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