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2014-09-23 08:31:12

India's First Biomedical Genomics Institute Relies on DDN's Exceptional Performance and Complete End-to-End File and Object Solution for Big Data Ingest, Processing, Collaboration and Archive SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News Facts -- As the first research institution in India devoted to genome-based research for human health and disease, the National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG) is taking a bite out of oral cancer with its...

2014-09-23 08:31:10

Shared Support Services of Southeastern Ontario (3SO) Representing Several Regional Hospitals, Extends Agreement for Clinical Documentation Services with Terra Nova ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland and TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Terra Nova, leading provider of clinical documentation solutions announced the extension of its multi-year contract with Shared Support Services of Southeastern Ontario (3SO). A shared service organization with member facilities Kingston General...

2014-09-23 08:31:03

KemPharm Joins CLADD in Support of Legislation from Health Canada to Encourage More Responsible Development and Administration of Prescription Opioids CORALVILLE, Iowa, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KemPharm, Inc., a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of proprietary new molecular entity (NME) prodrugs, announced today that it received a No Objection Letter (NOL) from Health Canada to begin clinical trials in Canada for its lead...

2014-09-23 08:31:00

Bronx-based Healthcare Organizations Are Enabled to Securely Exchange Protected Health Information, Comply with Federal Government Directives and Deliver Improved Patient Outcomes FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DataMotion(TM) - an experienced health information service provider (HISP) with the industry's leading record of customer deployments and Meaningful Use Stage 2 (MU2) attestations - today announced an agreement with The Bronx Regional Health Information...

2014-09-23 08:30:58

Steven A. Giuseffi, MD, and Mark Ryzewicz, MD, join Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center RAPID CITY, S.D., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steven A. Giuseffi, MD, and Mark Ryzewicz, MD, are the newest orthopedic surgeons to join the expert team of doctors at Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center, located at 7220 South Highway 16 in Rapid City. Patients in need of specialized sports medicine, foot or ankle care are encouraged to call (605) 341-1414 to schedule an appointment. "We...

2014-09-23 08:30:57

Be Joint Smart to educate roughly 150,000 local residents with PsA about their disease PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you're one of the roughly 150,000 NY Metro residents struggling with pain from psoriatic arthritis (PsA)--an inflammatory autoimmune disease that causes pain, swelling and stiffness of the joints and tendons--learn to control your condition with Be Joint Smart, a free psoriatic arthritis program presented by the National Psoriasis Foundation, at...

2014-09-23 08:30:55

CHICAGO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dangerous Goods division of Berlin Packaging, a leading full-service supplier of plastic, glass, and metal containers and closures, has donated protective shipping containers to aid Ebola eradication efforts in Liberia. The shippers will be used to transport vials of blood samples from Ebola patients to laboratories for testing. The company's HMS-69302 shippers were donated at the request of the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)....

2014-09-23 08:30:52

PubMed-indexed case report---with matching video---by surgeons at Texas Children's Hospital and Cincinnati Children's Hospital concludes that the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart can be modified for use in patients whose hearts have congenital abnormalities. TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A case report and matching animated video demonstrate the successful implantation of a SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart into a patient with congenital heart disease where his major...

2014-09-23 08:30:50

Helps healthcare organizations move beyond reporting on quality to proactively improve delivery of care BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caradigm, a population health company, today introduced Caradigm® Quality Improvement, an application that enables healthcare organizations to make the important shift from retrospective quality reporting to proactive performance improvement, and to use analytics and intelligence to identify gaps in care and take action within...

2014-09-23 08:30:48

MedFront Medical Technology Corporation to Distribute Leading Closed System Transfer Devices in Taiwan PORT WASHINGTON, New York, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Equashield (http://www.equashield.com ), a leading provider of Closed System Transfer Devices (CSTD) for hazardous drugs, announced today a new exclusive partnership with Taiwanese distributor MedFront Medical Technology Corporation. Equashield's leading CSTD has been submitted to regulatory bodies in Taiwan, China...


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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...

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...

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