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2014-08-29 12:25:05

NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As power morcellator lawsuit (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) filings continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that one medical device manufacturer is taking issue with a doctor who is working to have uterine morcellation banned in the U.S. According to a report from The Cancer Letter, the Karl Storz Group has sent a letter to Dr. Hooman Noorchashm threatening him with legal action if he does not end his...

2014-08-29 12:25:03

SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR) announced today that the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey has ruled in its favor in the company's case against Sandoz, Inc. regarding United Therapeutics' Remodulin(®) product. In his opinion, Judge Peter Sheridan ruled that U.S. Patent No. 6,765,117 is both valid and enforceable against Sandoz, Inc., and enjoined Sandoz from marketing its generic product until the...

2014-08-29 12:25:02

DUBLIN, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Research and Development Trend Forecast of Pharmaceutical Equipment Market in China, 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Research and Development Trend Forecast of Pharmaceutical Equipment Market in China, 2014-2018 mainly analyzes China's pharmaceutical equipment industry in the aspects of current market status, supply & demand, competition...

2014-08-29 12:25:00

BOSTON, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vittamed Corporation, a neurodiagnostics medical device company based in Boston announced today that T. (Teo) Forcht Dagi, MD, DmedSc, MPH, MBA, FACS, FRCSEd was appointed to the company's Board of Directors. "Teo Forcht Dagi is an experienced leader with a distinguished career in neurosurgery, medical innovation and venture capital," said Remis Bistras, President and CEO of Vittamed. "We are extremely delighted to add his clinical, strategic,...

2014-08-29 12:24:59

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Woodland Hills dermatologist, Dr. Peyman Ghasri, is now offering Ultherapy to area patients. Ultherapy, a newer skin treatment using ultrasound energy, is a non-surgical alternative to face lift surgery for patients who want to rejuvenate sagging skin. Rather than directly modifying appearance as face lift and laser treatments do, Ultherapy activates natural processes within the body to smooth the skin with collagen production. Simple...

2014-08-29 12:24:55

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Larry Merlo, the company's president and chief executive officer, will be making a presentation to investors at the Morgan Stanley 2014 Global Healthcare Conference on September 9, 2014. He is scheduled to present at approximately 8:35 a.m. (EDT). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090226/NE75914LOGO An audio webcast of the presentation will be broadcast simultaneously...

2014-08-29 12:24:54

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that Steve Filton, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will present at the Baird 2014 Health Care Conference in New York, NY on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 3:30 PM Eastern Time. A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on the Company's website (www.uhsinc.com). For those unable to listen to the live webcast, a replay will be available on...

2014-08-29 12:24:52

Dr. Eric Ashkin, a gynecologist serving Rockville, improves his office with up-to-date technology and services. ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Before opening Potomac Obstetrics & Gynecology in 2012, Dr. Eric Ashkin was a member of a 10-physician group with 35 employees for eight years. After leaving the practice, Dr. Ashkin opened Potomac Obstetrics with one thing in mind: a smaller, focused group of highly experienced professionals. With two partners joining Dr....

2014-08-29 12:24:50

HONG KONG, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valurise Health Solutions ("VHS") was awarded as the 2014 Red Herring Top 100 Asia Winner, being the only award-winning healthcare service company, standing out from creative leading companies in Asia for its re-defining industry with innovative business model and continuous innovation ability. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140829/141441 Being one of the most influential web magazines from the Silicon Valley, Red Herring is...

2014-08-29 12:24:48

Game Day for LOVE kicks-off this weekend, giving sports fans and communities a way to give back when gathering to watch their favorite team take the field TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As communities gear up for an exciting football season, Shriners Hospitals for Children® teams up with New York Giants' offensive tackle, Justin Pugh to be their national spokesman for their Game Day for LOVE(TM) campaign. Together they invite supporters and football fans to host Game Day...


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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...

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...

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