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2014-10-22 12:30:14

Presentations examine certain demographic and clinical disease characteristics that may be indicative of Cimzia® treatment response and remission for moderate to severe Crohn's disease ATLANTA, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB, a global biopharmaceutical company focusing on CNS and immunology treatment and research, is sponsoring several data presentations on Cimzia(®) (certolizumab pegol) at the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG) 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting in Philadelphia,...

2014-10-22 12:30:10

Partners HealthCare has increased patient assignments for nurses in the hospital's ICUs in direct violation of a new state law requiring one-on-one attention to ensure patient safety BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Registered Nurses at Brigham & Women's Hospital, who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United, held a press conference today to alert the public about deteriorating patient care conditions and illegal...

2014-10-22 12:30:07

COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To expand its expertise in care management and population health, xG Health Solutions(TM) is adding two former Geisinger executive leaders to its team - Duane Davis, M.D., FACP, FACR; and Steven Pierdon, M.D. xG Health was developed by Geisinger Health System - one of the nation's largest rural health services organizations - as an independently operated for-profit company financially backed by Oak Investment Partners. The...

2014-10-22 12:30:05

It's your body - make it Your Choice to immunize WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babies and little kids rotate in and out of pediatricans' offices for years to complete their scheduled immunizations. On the other end of the age range, grandmas and grandpas are sure to immunize as recommended to boost their waning immune systems. But, when it comes to older teens and 20-somethings, proactively calling a provider or stopping at a clinic to see if any immunizations...

2014-10-22 12:30:02

GPMG LLC, a medical device consulting firm, has exceeded sales expectations for its medical device ISO 13485 quality system products. That success is expected to continue as GPMG has partnered with PayPal Business Bill Me Later services to help companies manage ISO 13485 Certification costs. BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Pacific Manufacturing Group LLC (www.gpacmfg.com) portfolio of ISO 13485 quality system products has been an overwhelming success. Each ISO 13485...

2014-10-22 12:29:47

CHICAGO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading researchers in emergency medicine will present more than 400 studies during ACEP14-Scientific Assembly, the annual meeting of the American College of Emergency Physicians in Chicago, Ill. Sponsored by the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Research Forum will be held in Room W474A of McCormick Place West Convention Center from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 27(th) and from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on...

2014-10-22 12:29:41

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProgenyHealth, the market leader in evidence-based care management solutions for premature and medically complex newborns, announced today it will be exhibiting at Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) from October 26-28 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. MHPA is the leading national organization solely dedicated to representing health plans participating in Medicaid managed care. In addition to...

2014-10-22 12:29:40

WHITBY, ON, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) has received the prestigious HIMSS EMRAM Stage 7 award. Ontario Shores is the first hospital in Canada and the first mental health hospital in the world to receive this prestigious recognition. This designation is awarded to healthcare organizations for having a completely paperless health information system which advances the use of patient data to ultimately improve process and...

2014-10-22 12:29:36

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ALS ACT, The ALS Association, and the Translational Research Advancing Therapy ALS (TREAT ALS(TM)) Northeast ALS Consortium (NEALS) clinical trials network are pleased to announce a call for phase II clinical trial applications for novel, high-potential treatments in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The call for clinical study proposals is directed toward academic-industry partnerships, including pharmaceutical,...

2014-10-22 12:29:35

Company Committed to Delivering Clinical Workflow Efficiencies and Improving Patient Care Through Smart Pharmacy Solutions SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PipelineRx, a leading medication management services company focused on clinical telepharmacy, today announced the availability of its TPIS platform offering to further address the needs of today's efficient pharmacy. Since being announced last year, 31 hospitals are currently using the TPIS SaaS platform to bring...


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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