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2014-07-22 08:38:12

BrainOS(TM) beta developer program launching in the fall SAN DIEGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brain Corporation announced today the addition of Steve Altman, former president and vice chairman of Qualcomm Incorporated, to its board of directors. In his new role, he will leverage his experience as a 15-year member of Qualcomm's Executive Committee to advise the company. During his tenure with Qualcomm, Altman provided direction and guidance on key initiatives across all areas of...

2014-07-22 08:37:36

LAS VEGAS, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - LiveDeal Inc. (NASDAQ:LIVE) ("LiveDeal" or the "Company"), a publicly traded company that operates livedeal.com, a geo-location based mobile marketing platform that enables restaurants to publish "real-time" and "instant offers" to nearby consumers, today announces that website traffic has increased by 90 percent in the first week of the campaign compared to the prior week. We believe this is the direct result of expanding our ad campaign...

2014-07-22 08:32:59

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: GLMD) ("Galmed"), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of a once-daily, oral therapy for the treatment of liver diseases and cholesterol gallstones, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or the FDA, cleared Galmed's Investigational New Drug, or IND, application. Such clearance will permit Galmed to conduct clinical trials of...

2014-07-22 08:32:53

More than 25 percent in savings realized by healthcare organizations for IT initiatives leveraging consultants from company's development program PITTSBURGH, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stoltenberg Consulting, a leading healthcare information technology (HIT) consulting firm, today announced thirteen consultants having graduated from its Consultant Development Program to date. The program, designed to provide hospitals with first-time, certified consultants, continues to deliver...

2014-07-22 08:32:47

MENLO PARK, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neodyne Biosciences, a medical device company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative tissue repair devices to promote healing and minimize scar formation, announced today that it has received a notice of allowance for a Korean Patent entitled "Devices And Bandages For The Treatment Or Prevention Of Scars And/Or Keloids And Methods And Kits Therefore." The issuance of the Korean Patent will mark the 5th granted...

2014-07-22 08:32:45

FAIRFIELD, Conn., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 2.3 million people worldwide live with multiple sclerosis (MS) each day, a debilitating disease that can often cause severe pain, muscle spasms, poor circulation, anxiety, stress and clinical depression. Although not a substitute for regular MS treatment, massage therapy is an effective, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) that can alleviate such symptoms and in turn, help to pacify the disease....

2014-07-22 08:32:43

Goal to Collect 50,000 Pairs of Sneakers to Help Fight Pediatric Cancer NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Max Cure Foundation (MCF), a nonprofit children's cancer charity whose mission is to raise money to fund the development of less toxic treatments for children and also to provide financial support to low-income and military families who have a child battling cancer, announced today they have expanded their signature Dunk Your Kicks campaign with collections from NY to...

2014-07-22 08:32:41

Easy to Use Imaging System to Support Planned Intravascular Ultrasound and Fractional Flow Reserve Products MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has initiated full commercial launch of the new POLARIS(TM) Imaging System. This system will support the Boston Scientific family of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) catheters, including coronary, peripheral and intra-cardiac echo products. The POLARIS System offers enhanced ease-of-use...

2014-07-22 08:32:36

Additional Independent Review Board Approvals Expected for Phase 2 Trial (Study 202) SAN DIEGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO) today announced that it has resumed enrollment and dosing of patients in its ongoing Phase 2 trial (Study 202) evaluating PEGPH20 in patients with pancreatic cancer under the revised clinical protocol agreed to with the FDA in June. PEGPH20 is an investigational PEGylated form of Halozyme's proprietary recombinant...

2014-07-22 08:32:34

PRINCETON, N.J., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geistlich Pharma North America is pleased to announce that Dr. Peter Geistlich, Chairman of the Board, Geistlich Pharma AG was presented with Loma Linda University's Distinguished Humanitarian Award on May 25, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140719/128744 The award recognized Dr. Geistlich as an "internationally renowned pioneer in materials research, global leader in regenerative medicine, and passionate advocate for high...


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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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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