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2014-07-23 12:31:01

Researchers found that a considerable proportion of infections were discovered outside the hospital setting PASADENA, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 80 percent of hospitalized patients who tested positive for Clostridium difficile were tested outside the hospital or within the first 72 hours of hospitalization, suggesting that settings outside of the hospital may play key roles in the identification, onset and possible transmission of the disease, according to a new...

2014-07-23 12:30:59

Minerco, Level 5 Introduce Zero Calorie Sparkling Water With 100% Vitamin C & B HOUSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 5 Beverage Company, Inc., a subsidiary of Minerco Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: MINE), today announced that the zero calorie formula of VitaminFIZZ® will be in production the second week of August. This will put the product on track to reach retailers' shelves in California and New York City in August. The lightly sparkling, naturally flavored, vitamin enhanced...

2014-07-23 12:30:56

SonoSim's latest product transforms healthy volunteers and training mannequins into ultrasound training cases with real pathologic conditions. SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SonoSim, Inc., a leading provider of ultrasound education and training, announced today the release of SonoSim LiveScan(TM) (http://www.sonosim.com/livescan), the first ultrasound simulation technology to transform volunteers and standard mannequins into high-fidelity ultrasound training...

2014-07-23 12:30:55

Company Bolsters Executive Management Team to Increase Partnerships and Accelerate Growth MINNETONKA, Minn., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedNet Solutions, a global life sciences technology company specializing in clinical study management systems, is pleased to announce that M. Clareece West, a proven life sciences industry executive with over 25 years of experience, has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO). Clareece will be responsible for MedNet's day-to-day operating activities,...

2014-07-23 12:30:52

TORONTO, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - As we mark World Hepatitis Day (July 28th), people living with hepatitis C virus (HCV) have reason to feel hopeful. New cures for HCV are now available, and more effective treatment options will hit the market in the future. Despite the increased hope, there is concern. New cures are very expensive, raising questions about patient access to treatment. How will treatment decisions be made?Patricia Bacon, Chair of Action Hepatitis Canada, shares these...

2014-07-23 12:30:40

MINNEAPOLIS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of finger pulse oximetry and a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, announced today that Mark VanderWerf, Nonin's Vice President of eHealth and OEM, has been elected Chairman of the American Telemedicine Association's (ATA) Industry Council and will join the ATA's Board of Directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140723/129715 The ATA is the leading international resource and advocate promoting...

2014-07-23 12:30:38

Children love to swim, especially during the summer. It is important that parents keep a constant eye on a child when they play in water. Leading Staten Island Pediatrician Dr. Michael Gabriel comments on the article. BOHEMIA, N.Y., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Top Staten Island Pediatrician Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics offers his feedback on article, which discusses tips for parents about pool safety for children. Photo -...

2014-07-23 12:30:34

CLEVELAND, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Juventas Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing a first-in-class regenerative gene therapy for treatment of heart failure announced adding two industry veterans to its leadership team. Dale Sander has joined as Chief Financial Officer. Dr. Francis Plat will serve in an advisory capacity as Chief Strategy Officer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131028/DC04442LOGO Mr. Sander has more than 20 years of...

2014-07-23 12:27:03

Global Healthcare Practice Poised for Third Consecutive Year of Double-Digit Growth NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruder Finn, Inc., a leading independent global communications agency, today announced an expansion of the global Healthcare practice, with a 40 percent increase in staff in the first half of 2014, as it advances into a third year of double-digit revenue growth. In addition, the Healthcare practice is reorganizing senior-level leadership to even better match the...

2014-07-23 12:27:01

SHANGHAI, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn International, Inc. (NYSE: ATV) ("Acorn" or the "Company"), a media and branding company in China engaged in developing, promoting and selling products through extensive direct and distribution networks, announced today that the New York Stock Exchange has notified the Company about unusual trading activity in its American depositary shares on July 22, 2014. It is the Company's policy to not comment on unusual trading activity. About...


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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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