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2014-09-30 23:23:11

Provides North American researchers easy access to Biological Industries’ products Windsor, CT (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Rainbow Scientific, Inc. (RSI), a North American distributor of scientific research products, recently opened an online store to add customer convenience in ordering its comprehensive cell culture product lines developed and manufactured by Biological Industries, Inc. Products available through its online store include Biological Industries’ Nutristem®...

2014-09-30 23:23:03

The Tuna 200 goes from Raleigh to Atlantic Beach, North Carolina October 10-11, 2014 Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Seniors Guide will take part in running the Tuna 200, a 203 mile relay race beginning in Raleigh, to support Alzheimer’s North Carolina (AlzNC) in raising funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s support and care. Associate Publisher of Seniors Guide Magazine, Shannon Tippette, will represent Seniors Guide – the comprehensive senior resource for the...

2014-09-30 23:22:56

The Webinar will focus on influenza disease, surveying diagnostic approaches and available testing methods, October 24, 2014 (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Influenza is a significant clinical and public health issue, and rapid, accurate diagnostics can improve the efficacy of therapy, minimize overuse of antibiotics, conserve resources, and diminish the spread of the disease in healthcare settings. Diagnostic tests available today vary widely in terms of complexity, sensitivity, specificity,...

2014-09-30 23:22:37

In a recent online interview by the Pharma IQ Division of the International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC), James L. Sherley, M.D., Ph.D., the Director of the Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC (ASCTC) discussed the state of technology for drug evaluations for stem cell toxicity. As an expert on the topic, Dr. Sherley emphasized that, currently, few technologies exist for screening-out drug candidates that will ultimately fail as medicines due to toxicity against stem cells...

2014-09-30 23:22:34

LRA receives record number of grant applications to advance Lyme disease research. Funds seven promising studies to find a reliable diagnostic test and effective treatment options for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Lyme Research Alliance (LRA), the nation’s largest private non-profit funder of Lyme disease research at universities, today announced the awarding of seven grants worth $587,000 to researchers focused on the identification,...

2014-09-30 23:22:16

Whitehat Virtual Technologies will host their annual Virtualization & Mobility Conference (VMXpo), October 7, 2014 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center in Austin, Texas. A Healthcare CIO Roundtable as well as advances in desktop virtualization, cloud, and mobility technology will be featured. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Whitehat Virtual Technologies is a desktop virtualization specialty partner focused on healthcare. In conjunction with Dell Medical,...

2014-09-30 23:21:57

Veterinarians at the full-service animal hospital in Springfield, Mo. remain committed to voluntarism and building the community in which they live and practice. Springfield, Mo. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Deerfield Veterinary Hospital has acknowledged that Dr. Ned Caldwell and Dr. Denise Roche recently received awards for their volunteer efforts with charities in the Springfield, Mo. area. Founding partners at Deerfield Veterinary Hospital, the duo has long been heavily involved with...

2014-09-30 23:21:56

Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) shares tools for quality team-based care Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Reflecting the importance of team-based care in the cardiac catheterization lab, the Indiana Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) has announced a special session for cardiac care associates during its 18th Annual Meeting on October 18, 2014. Sheree Schroeder, MSN, RN, RDCS, FASE, ACE’s Director of Quality Review Services, has been invited to...

2014-09-30 23:21:32

Referral Management and Patient Engagement Platform Passes Rigorous THA Evaluation Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Texas Hospital Association announced today an exclusive endorsement agreement with LeadingReach, a referral management and patient engagement platform for the entire healthcare ecosystem. The partnership will enable Texas Hospital Association (THA) member hospitals and health systems to use LeadingReach's enhanced referral management capabilities, helping...

2014-09-30 23:21:28

Jon Tomas Salon recently received recognition from Siteman Cancer Center for raising thousands of dollars through its Pink Hair Extension Benefit, “It’s All about Pink”. St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Jon Tomas recently received recognition from Siteman Cancer Center for raising thousands of dollars through its Pink Hair Extension Benefit, “It’s All about Pink”. Now through the end of October, Jon Tomas will be offering Pink Hair extensions for $10, with all...


Latest Health Medical Pharma Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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