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2014-08-19 08:30:08

More than 80 procedures and conditions now available; goal is 80% coverage of all costs of care by 2015 NEWTOWN, Conn., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new milestone toward health care payment and delivery reform has been reached with the release of more than 80 Evidence-informed Case Rate (ECR®) definitions from the non-profit Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute(TM), Inc. (HCI(3)). An ECR is an entire episode of care that includes all covered services across all providers...

2014-08-19 08:30:07

Dr. Daniel Humiston returns to the Dominican Republic for a mission trip to provide dental health care to those in need. SHEBOYGAN, Wis., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For the third year in a row, Dr. Daniel Humiston performed more than 20 extractions and 30 fillings in one day. But this wasn't a typical day at his Taylor Drive Dental Care dentist's office in Sheboygan, WI. Instead, Dr. Humiston was alongside his son and daughter as they performed dental mission work in the...

2014-08-19 08:30:04

Thomas W. Kauffman, DDS, and The Atlanta Complex Interdisciplinary Study Club Sponsor a 3-day lecture series in September. ATLANTA, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On September 18 through 21, Dr. Mohamed Sharawy, DDS, PhD, will present "Surgical Anatomy, Advanced Bone Grafting and Cadaveric Dissection of Interest to Dental Implantologists." At the Downtown Ritz-Carlton and The Georgia-Pacific Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Thomas W. Kauffman, DDS, and The Atlanta Complex Interdisciplinary...

2014-08-19 08:30:02

BELLEVILLE, ON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. (TSX: BNC) today announced that it is targeting Q1/2015 for the filing of a Biologics License Application (BLA) with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Bioniche's lead program Mycobacterial Cell Wall-Nucleic Acid Complex (MCNA) for the treatment of patients with high grade non-muscle invasive bladder cancer that have failed Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) therapy. This projected timeline...

2014-08-19 08:30:00

Great Tasting, Medical Grade Hydration Solution Treats and Prevents Dehydration; SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DripDrop, the first great tasting medical-grade hydration solution, is now available at Walgreens stores nationwide and on Walgreens.com. "Walgreens pharmacists were big believers in DripDrop from the very beginning, when we were working out of my clinic in San Francisco and the pharmacist downstairs began recommending it to her patients," said Dr. Eduardo...

2014-08-19 08:29:54

Clorox® CareConcepts(TM) Identifies the Emotional Impact of Caregiving as Part of the When Care Comes Home Initiative and its New Cleaning and Personal Homecare Products OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caregivers often put the needs of their loved ones before themselves, and over time that selflessness has an impact - both inspirational and challenging. Eighty percent of caregivers believe that their role has given them more meaning in their lives, but most of them...

2014-08-19 08:29:50

VAL-083 Phase I/II VAL-083 clinical trial advances to 50mg/m(2) cohort VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar" "the company") announced today a protocol amendment to allow for expanded dosing in its VAL-083 clinical trial had been filed with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and that a new cohort of a new 50mg/m(2) has been opened at three clinical trial sites in the United...

2014-08-19 08:29:47

The Precise Assay is the first targeted RNASeq product capable of absolute and direct molecular counting of transcripts PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellular Research announced today the start of an early access program for its Precise(TM) assays and is currently making the product available to 10 sites. The Precise assays provide ultra-sensitive RNASeq assay technology designed to examine large numbers of standard or low input mRNA samples in high throughput....

2014-08-19 08:29:45

Company's research partner, Trauma Research, LLC will present key clinical validation data from a prospective trial utilizing the RedoxSYS(TM) Diagnostic System and oxidation-reduction potential (ORP) ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Luoxis Diagnostics, Inc., a subsidiary of Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE), today announced an upcoming presentation at the 73(rd) Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Surgical Trauma (AAST) and Clinical Congress of Acute...

2014-08-19 08:29:44

Learn more about The Dental Store Discount Membership Program, which allows patients to pay one fee for services throughout the year. SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One of the top reasons why many people don't visit the dentist regularly is the cost -- the price of treatment seems prohibitive to people who don't have dental insurance. One Schaumburg, IL dentist office called The Dental Store is now offering a dental discount membership program that allows patients to...


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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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.