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2014-07-22 08:31:36

ALBANY, N.Y., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMRI (NASDAQ: AMRI) today announced it will issue second quarter financial results before the opening of the market on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. Following the release of its results, the company will host a conference call and simultaneous audio webcast at 10:00 a.m. ET. The conference call can be accessed by dialing 888-505-4375 (domestic calls) or 719-325-2323 (international calls) at 9:50 a.m. ET and entering passcode 9752010. The audio...

2014-07-22 08:31:33

LUXEMBOURG, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a privately-held medical products and technologies company, today announced that Nigel Clerkin has been appointed chief financial officer of the company, effective July 22, 2014. Mr. Clerkin was previously executive vice president and chief financial officer of Elan Corporation, a Dublin-based biotechnology company. Mr. Clerkin was part of a senior team that helped build significant shareholder value at Elan, culminating in its...

2014-07-22 08:31:31

"These positive results enable management to remain optimistic about our ambitious G-202 clinical development program"- Dr. Craig Dionne, CEO SAN ANTONIO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenSpera, Inc. (OTCQB: GNSZ), a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, announces the Asia-Pacific Primary Liver Cancer Expert Meeting (APPLE) presentation of the G-202 hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) clinical trial data is now available for download for media and...

2014-07-22 08:31:25

SHANGHAI, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: WX), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device R&D outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States, today announced that it will release financial results for the second quarter of 2014 after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 (which will be Thursday morning, August 14, 2014 Shanghai time). The earnings release will be available on the...

2014-07-22 08:31:23

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four Southeast Anesthesiology Consultants' physicians are featured in Charlotte Magazine's 2014 "Top Doctors" ranking: Dr. Bernard Velardo, Dr. Brent Holway, Dr. Richard Pollard and Dr. Charles Veronee. "Top Doctors" is a peer survey conducted by Charlotte Magazine and covers more than 63 specialties. It is distributed annually to 3,000 physicians with active medical licenses in Carbarrus, Gaston, Mecklenburg, and Union counties, and is based on...

2014-07-22 08:31:15

RALEIGH, N.C., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (BDSI) (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Charles J. (Chuck) Bramlage and Dr. Barry I. Feinberg as members of the Board. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110217/CL49801LOGO Mr. Bramlage is a veteran pharmaceutical industry executive with extensive experience in marketing, sales and other commercial functions. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of...

2014-07-22 08:31:06

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. and SAO PAULO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Envy Medical and Libbs Farmaceutica today announced a strategic agreement to manufacture, market and sell Envy's proprietary Lumixyl(® )Brightening Creme throughout the country of Brazil. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140721/128964 This is a significant milestone for Envy Medical's professional skincare products, as it not only represents a significant agreement with Libbs, a leader in the sales and...

2014-07-22 08:31:04

Initial Target of the Parabase Sequencing Service is the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of U.S. Hospitals with the Goal of Improving Early Diagnosis of Genetic Diseases SOUTH EASTON, Mass., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pressure BioSciences, Inc. (OTCQB: PBIO) ("PBI" or the "Company") and Parabase Genomics ("Parabase"), (together "the companies"), today announced they have entered into a strategic research and development agreement (the "collaboration"). Under the terms of the...

2014-07-22 08:31:00

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vernalis plc (LSE: VER) and Tris Pharma, Inc. today announce the achievement of proof-of-concept (POC) for CCP-08, the third programme to achieve this milestone in their US prescription cough cold collaboration. Under this collaboration, POC requires the successful completion of several activities, including a successful human pilot comparative study against an immediate release reference product. As a result of achieving POC,...

2014-07-22 08:30:58

Primco Management Inc. enters into a medical marijuana letter agreement with Flint, Michigan based DTRB, to provide funding for the development of properties in the medical marijuana space. SEATTLE, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Primco Management Inc. (OTCQB: PMCM), a medical marijuana real estate management and multi-media company, today announced that the Company has entered into an agreement with DTRB Management Inc.'s Darius Thompson and Harry Ryan, who have been cultivating the...


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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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