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2014-10-24 23:01:11

A new way to produce engineered skin not only appears to overcome several pitfalls of current skin grafting technologies, it also speeds up the healing process, reduces scarring and produces hair. The method, outlined in the October issue of STEM CELLS Translational Medicine, could represent a breakthrough for treating deep skin injuries that result from severe burns and chronic wounds. Durham, NC (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 A new way to produce engineered skin not only appears to overcome...

2014-10-24 23:01:08

Responding to the nursing education community’s need for specific recommendations in dealing with Ebola and other dire infectious diseases, the NLN has built a web-based resource for nurse educators, administrators, and students. A free live FAQ webinar is scheduled for Thursday, October 30, 1:00 - 2:00 pm ET. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Responding to the nursing education community’s need for specific recommendations in dealing with Ebola and other dire infectious...

2014-10-24 23:00:51

Dr. Ira Byock, one of the nation’s leading palliative care physicians and author of ‘The Best Care Possible’, has come under intense criticism lately for his opposition to legalizing assisted suicide. Not Dead Yet and Second Thoughts, disability rights groups that oppose legalization of assisted suicide, issue the following Statement in support of Dr. Ira Byock’s role in the public policy debate spurred by the Brittany Maynard case. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Not Dead...

2014-10-24 23:00:42

Modern Healthcare’s "Best Places to Work in Healthcare" recognizes 100 outstanding employers in the healthcare industry on a national level. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Clinovations, LLC, based in Washington, DC, has been ranked twelfth nationwide as a “Best Place to Work in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare. The 2014 rankings were announced on October 23 at a special event in Chicago, IL. Clinovations also earned the seventh best ranking for all suppliers and...

2014-10-24 23:00:14

Heritage Woods of Manteno, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host an "American as Apple Pie Veteran Salute" on Nov. 11. The community in Manteno, Illinois serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Heritage Woods of Manteno, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting an “American as Apple Pie Veteran Salute” at 2 p.m. on Nov. 11. The community, which is located at 355 Diversatech Dr. in...

2014-10-24 20:23:11

Dr. Yampolskiy to Address How Comprehensive Security Risk Assessment Can Help Financial Institutions NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Why and how financial institutions must understand all the cyber risks they face as well as those of their business partners will be the topic addressed by Dr. Aleksandr Yampolskiy, CEO and founder of SecurityScorecard Inc., at the Advisen Cyber Risk Insight Conference, to be held October 28, here. His discussion will center on the use...

2014-10-24 20:22:09

LA-born physician is daughter of Mexican immigrant parents & first female Chief of Staff of Methodist Hospital of Sacramento SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the No on 46 campaign announced it has launched two new 30-second TV ads in both Spanish and English featuring Sandra Mendez, MD, the Los Angeles-born daughter of Mexican immigrant parents, now a respected obstetrician/gynecologist serving Medi-Cal patients in Sacramento County who once served as the...

2014-10-24 20:22:08

Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon Weighs In on Actress Renee Zellweger's New Look LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading dermatologic surgeon Dr. Jason Emer of Beverly Hills, Calif. was featured on Scoopla Oct. 22, where he weighed in on breaking celebrity plastic surgery rumors. The segment discussed the swarming plastic surgery suspicions surrounding actress Renee Zellweger's apparent new look, as debuted on the Elle Women in Hollywood Awards in Beverly Hills last...

2014-10-24 20:22:05

HOUSTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Burzynski Research Institute, Inc. (BRI) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the company permission to conduct an open-label study of Antineoplastons A10 and AS2-1 in patients > 3 months of age with a diffuse intrinsic brainstem glioma (DIPG). Study subjects will be placed in one of five treatment groups based on their age and whether or not they have received prior treatment for DIPG. The primary study...

2014-10-24 20:21:33

Proceeds from the evening benefited the Cancer Prevention Program at Saint John's Health Center SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint John's Health Center (SJHC) hosted its 2014 Power of Pink event October 23, at House of Blues in West Hollywood to benefit the Cancer Prevention Program at Saint John's Health Center. The evening was attended by more than 700 people. P!nk performed an intimate acoustic set with friends including Linda Perry, Nate Ruess, Dallas...


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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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