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2014-07-10 12:31:08

Genetic Testing Service Designed to Detect Genetic Variants Linked to Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Disorders of Childhood Development PROVO, Utah, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Tute Genomics, the leader in genome annotation and interpretation, today announced an agreement with Lineagen, Inc., to provide next-generation sequencing (NGS) analytics for Lineagen's NextStep(Dx) PLUS. Lineagen, focused on the diagnostic evaluation of neurodevelopmental and neurological...

2014-07-10 12:30:58

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elbit Imaging Ltd. (TASE, NASDAQ: EMITF) ("Elbit" or the "Company") announced today, following its announcement dated June 26, 2014, that Plaza Centers N.V. ("Plaza"), a public company listed on the London Stock Exchange and the Warsaw Stock Exchange in which the Company holds directly and indirectly approximately 62.5% of the outstanding shares, and following the confirmation hearing held yesterday, that the Dutch Court has...

2014-07-10 12:30:55

Three-Year Grant to Support New Model of Care for Patients with Complex Cancer CLEVELAND, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced a three-year grant to University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center Seidman Cancer Center totaling $4.7 million to support a new national model aimed at improving care for patients with complex cancer. Titled "Evidence-Conformant Oncology Care," the project will test a unique model developed at...

2014-07-10 12:30:52

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) ("Brookdale" or the "Company") announced today the results of its special meeting of stockholders held earlier this morning. Pursuant to Brookdale's previously announced merger agreement with Emeritus Corporation (NYSE: ESC) ("Emeritus"), Brookdale stockholders voted to approve an amendment to its certificate of incorporation and the issuance of Brookdale common stock to Emeritus stockholders in...

2014-07-10 12:30:51

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 9 Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev, presented Russia's first national "Industry" award to a biopharmaceutical company BIOCAD [http://biocad.ru/en ]. The Company is developing a unique project called MabNext [http://biocad.ru/en/science ]. Within the scope of MabNext project BIOCAD develops a number of innovative drugs based on monoclonal antibodies for treatment of cancer and autoimmune...

2014-07-10 12:30:43

Business, finance and legal expert brings over forty-five years of experience to LabStyle CAESAREA, Israel, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB:DRIO), developer of the Dario(TM) Diabetes Management Solution, today announced the appointment of Professor Richard B. Stone as an independent member of its Board of Directors. Prof. Stone brings over forty-five years of legal and business experience to LabStyle as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist public,...

2014-07-10 12:30:41

WINDSOR, England, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma Tau Pharma Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as Sigma-Tau Rare Disease), today announced the submission of an application to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for use of its pegylatedL-asparaginase, Oncaspar(R) (pegaspargase) for the treatment of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) as part of a multi-agent chemotherapeutic regimen. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140710/696813 ) The submission is...

2014-07-10 12:30:36

Helen Macfie, Chief Transformation Officer, and Regina Berman, Vice President of Population Health, Will Focus on Helping to Manage All Aspects of Care--from Wellness and Prevention to Complex Conditions ORANGE and LOS ANGELES Counties, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MemorialCare Health System named two national experts to lead its efforts in improving the health of communities in Southern California. Helen Macfie, PharmD, Chief Transformation Officer, and Regina...

2014-07-10 12:30:33

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia SmartCEO has named Dawn Zier, President and CEO of Nutrisystem Inc. [NASDAQ: NTRI] a 2014 Brava! Award winner. The Brava! Awards celebrate the distinguished achievements of Greater Philadelphia's top women business leaders. The SmartCEO awards program recognizes female CEOs who combine entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for giving back to the community. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140710/125984 "Brava...

2014-07-10 12:30:28

FALL RIVER, Mass., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millstone Medical Outsourcing announced today that they will officially break ground on July 28(th) to add 40,000 square feet to its headquarter facility in Fall River, MA. The expansion, expected to be complete in Q1 2015, will add 8,000 square feet of class 10,000 clean room to the facility as well as multiple ultrasonic clean lines. Yielding a 200-250% increase in production capacity, this project will allow Millstone to continue...


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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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