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2014-10-01 08:32:07

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) will announce its third-quarter 2014 financial results on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, before the market opens. The announcement will be followed by a live webcast of the earnings conference call at 8 a.m. Central time (9 a.m. Eastern), and will be accessible through Abbott's Investor Relations Web site at www.abbottinvestor.com. An archived edition of the call will be available after 11 a.m. Central time. About...

2014-10-01 08:32:03

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ChromaDex Corp. (OTCQB: CDXC), Life Extension announced today the launch of NAD+ Cell Regenerator(TM), an innovative nutritional supplement that boosts vitality and supports healthy aging. NAD+ Cell Regenerator(TM) features the ingredient NIAGEN(TM) from ChromaDex Corp. (OTCQB: CDXC), an innovative natural products company that provides proprietary ingredients and science-based solutions to the dietary supplement, food and beverage,...

2014-10-01 08:32:01

Conference Expected to Bring Together Executives from Leading MicroCap Companies Within the Global Life Sciences Universe with European Institutional Investors SOUTH EASTON, Mass., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pressure BioSciences, Inc. (OTCQB: PBIO) ("PBI" or the "Company"), a worldwide leader in the development and sale of high pressure-based sample preparation systems to the life sciences research market, today announced it has been invited to present at the 2(nd) Global Life...

2014-10-01 08:31:58

BRAF V600E assay improves determination of mutational status and allows monitoring of treatment response SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc., (NASDAQ: TROV) a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, announced today that Eli Diamond, MD, Assistant Attending Neurologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), presented clinical data from an ongoing study demonstrating the utility of Trovagene's precision cancer monitoring platform for the...

2014-10-01 08:31:55

ANTWERP, Belgium and NEW YORK, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- genae, a global Contract Research Organization (CRO) and service provider for the medical industries, announced today the expansion of its North American activities with the opening of offices in New York City. genae Americas was incorporated in 2011. "New York City is strategically centered in one of the highest concentrations of medical innovation and leading research facilities on the East Coast", said...

2014-10-01 08:31:52

Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry Spoils Veterans for Free Nov. 11 LOS ALTOS, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bay Area service members back from Iraq and Afghanistan will receive world-class dental care for free on Veteran's Day at Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry in Los Altos, CA. PCCD will host its second-annual "Smiles for Troops" event all day Tuesday, November 11. Dr. Bruce Hartley, Dr. Joseph Field, Dr. John McFarlane and staff will perform free cleanings,...

2014-10-01 08:31:48

Shriners Hospitals for Children® and Actor RJ Mitte urge all to accept kids with disabilities for who they are and to take a stand against bullying. TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Children with physical disabilities are twice as likely to be bullied, impacting their educational, physical and emotional development.* In support of National Bullying Prevention Month, Shriners Hospitals for Children(® )and award-winning actor, model and philanthropist RJ Mitte are...

2014-10-01 08:31:45

WARRINGTON, Pa., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSCO) today announced that the Company has been awarded a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research Grant (SBIR) valued at up to $3.0 million from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support the development of the Company's aerosolized KL(4) surfactant as a medical countermeasure to mitigate acute and chronic/late-phase...

2014-10-01 08:31:40

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will fund up to $12.9 million for the development of Alere's next-generation POC molecular influenza test WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a leading global provider of point-of-care rapid diagnostics, today announced that it has entered into a contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) to develop diagnostic...

2014-10-01 08:31:35

Individuals Touched by Breast Cancer and Their Supporters Issue The 2014 BCA Campaign Call-to-Action: Hear Our Stories. Share Yours. NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Estee Lauder Companies' Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Campaign is moving in a bold new direction for its 2014 year-round Campaign with an uplifting call-to-action, "Hear our stories. Share yours.," designed to create a global community of strength and support through digital storytelling. Expanding upon the theme,...


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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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