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2014-10-30 08:37:23

A new trial-priced sampler of FiberLove bars aims to help people banish low-fiber diets and discover the health benefits of fiber NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What's creepier than any ghost, ghoul, or unkempt demonic youth capable of spinning her head 360 degrees? The nightmare of a life without enough fiber! People who eat low amounts of fiber suffer a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, obesity, and constipation. This Halloween, to help fiber-deprived people...

2014-10-30 08:37:20

Loblaw's Expansion Adds Nearly 200 New Stores, Making At-a-Glace Food Rating System the Most Widely Adopted Program to Help Shoppers Make Healthier Choices PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Guiding Stars, the leading independent nutrition guidance program, today announced it is now the most widely implemented program of its kind in North America, helping consumers in 2,100 grocery stores and supermarkets in the U.S. and 10 Canadian provinces and two territories to make...

2014-10-30 08:37:16

FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARDX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on cardio-renal, gastrointestinal and metabolic diseases, today announced that it will report third quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, November 6, 2014. Following the announcement, the Ardelyx management team will host a live conference call and webcast at 4:30pm ET to review the Company's financial results and provide a business update....

2014-10-30 08:37:13

Presentations at 2014 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium on Thoracic Oncology Point to Potential Strategies for Treatment of Small Cell, Non-small Cell, and Neuroendocrine Lung Cancers IRVING, Texas, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caris Life Sciences today announced the presentation of data from two large studies in which Caris Molecular Intelligence(TM), the company's panomic, comprehensive tumor profiling service, facilitated the molecular analysis of lung tumors. The biomarker...

2014-10-30 08:37:10

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is urging the public to join their efforts to Wage Hope in the fight against pancreatic cancer. November is National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and with the help of a growing base of supporters, greater awareness and fast tracking its comprehensive approach to fighting pancreatic cancer, the organization is focused on its goal to double pancreatic survival by 2020. The Pancreatic Cancer...

2014-10-30 08:37:09

Education, planning are a must in order to prepare for care BRIGHTON, Mich., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Providing long-term care (LTC) doesn't have to be an overwhelming experience. Unfortunately, many families often don't discuss care options for loved ones until care is needed - which can lead to hasty decisions and limited care options that impact the entire family's financial, emotional, and physical health. November is Long-Term Care Awareness Month (LTCAM) in Michigan to...

2014-10-30 08:37:03

GeneSight® Psychotropic Test Doubles the Likelihood of Remission and Response for Patients with Depression; Lowers Healthcare Costs MASON, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The promise of genetic testing to guide more effective treatment for millions of older and disabled Americans suffering from depression has shifted from a futuristic vision to a practical reality. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130910/CL75944LOGO Assurex Health today announced that Medicare has...

2014-10-30 08:36:57

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heavy demand continues for Marijuana industry specific technology and climate control services for Cannabis operations as more U.S. states move towards legalization and acceptance with approaching elections. Companies in focus today are: Surna Inc. (OTC: SRNA), Growblox Sciences Inc. (OTC: GBLX), Hemp, Inc. (OTC: HEMP), GreenGro Technologies Inc. (OTC: GRNH) and Medical Marijuana Inc. (OTC: MJNA) Surna Inc....

2014-10-30 08:36:53

Oculus DDRM harmonizes data governance principles with information risk management to establish deliberate alignment between data-driven strategic business initiatives and data protection programs PANAMA CITY, Fla., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advancing its work in healthcare data management solutions, Immersive introduced Oculus DDRM, an information risk management framework driven by and responsive to an organization's data assets and data strategy. Oculus DDRM harmonizes Immersive's...

2014-10-30 08:36:49

The Vinton Method(TM) - The driving force of his pain relief and wellness strategies center - providing proven, cutting edge, non-drug, non-surgical, for lasting change GROVE CITY, Pa., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Currently celebrating 25 years of providing cutting edge, non-drug and non-surgical lasting pain relief and powerful wellness strategies for thousands of patients throughout the world, Dr. Kenneth J. Vinton - who calls his Grove City, Pa., practice "a place of healing" -...


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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