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2014-10-31 08:25:06

Award honors passionate young advocate lost too soon CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oyelakin Taiwo Oladayo, a passionate advocate for the rights of young people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS, has posthumously received the fifth Omololu Falobi Award for Excellence in HIV Prevention Research Community Advocacy. The award was accepted on behalf of his family by fellow Nigerian advocate Olayide Akanni during the closing plenary of the HIV...

2014-10-31 08:25:01

DENVER, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, shares a collection of Halloween recipes that are tasty alternatives for individuals on a kidney-friendly diet. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/DC85712LOGO DaVita Kidney Care's Halloween recipes include: -- Easy Pumpkin Cheesecake -- Glistening Frog Eye Salad -- Sweet Popcorn Balls -- Spooky...

2014-10-31 08:24:59

PINEHURST, N.C., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Assisi Animal Health, developers of the Assisi Loop(TM), a non-invasive and non-pharmaceutical healing and pain-management device for dogs, cats, horses and other animals, provides information to pet owners about how to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in dogs. Any dog breed can have IBD, but German shepherds, soft-coated wheaten terriers, shar-peis and basenjis are particularly prone. Logo -...

2014-10-31 08:23:41

State-of-the-art office location opened for patients August 4, 2014 GASTONIA, N.C., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center hosted a ribbon cutting and open house for its new facility, which is located at 2345 Court Drive in Gastonia, on Oct. 2, 2014. The new building opened for patient appointments Aug. 4, 2014. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141030/155641 "We are thrilled to be able to provide patients with expanded services...

2014-10-31 08:23:29

NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Though therapies are in their nascent phase, sales of stem cell technologies are expected to show an annual increase of 16.2% over the 2010-2020 period, reaching an expected market value of nearly $1 billion, according to Kalorama Information's report, Stem Cell Therapeutics Markets. This includes revenues from proprietary stem cell therapeutics that have gained or are expected to gain approval from respected regulatory authorities....

2014-10-31 08:22:03

WAKE FOREST, N.C., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerSecure International, Inc. (NYSE: POWR) today announced it has been awarded approximately $13 million of new distributed generation (DG) business and approximately $2 million of new utility infrastructure (UI) business. The $13 million in new DG business awards include a $9 million solar project and approximately $4 million of DG projects which include an expansion of service for an existing hospital customer, a DG solution for a...

2014-10-31 08:22:01

NANJING, China, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Sunergy Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: CSUN) ("China Sunergy" or "the Company"), a specialized solar cell and module manufacturer, today announced China Electric Equipment Group Co., Ltd. ("CEEG"), one of the Company's related parties, failed to perform its payment obligations to the Company on time under the Share Transfer Agreement (as defined below). This Share Transfer Agreement was entered into between the Company and CEEG with respect to...

2014-10-31 08:21:33

Proposal would create a single, secure interoperable system to serve the military and their families WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today submitted its bid for the Department of Defense (DoD) Healthcare Management Systems Modernization (DHMSM) Electronic Health Record (EHR) contract. The proposal, called the Defense Operational Readiness Health System (DORHS), would help modernize the military health system by enabling doctors and healthcare professionals inside and outside...

2014-10-31 08:21:17

Company Declares Quarterly Dividend MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 15 percent increase in the company's regular annual cash dividend rate (from $1.80 to $2.07 per common share). The increased regular quarterly dividend will be effective starting with the fourth quarter dividend, which was declared today and is payable on December 10, 2014 to shareowners of record at the close of...

2014-10-31 08:20:18

- Teleconference to be held at 8:00 A.M. EST / 9:00 P.M. Beijing Time - WUHAN, China, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Automotive Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAAS), a leading power steering components and systems supplier in China, today announced that it will issue financial results for the 2014 third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014 on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, before the market opens. Management will conduct a conference call on November 12th at 8:00 A.M. EST /...


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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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