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2014-10-01 12:31:09

DETROIT, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute (KCI) and Wayne State University (WSU) have reaffirmed their commitment to promoting excellence in cancer research, education and clinical care with an affiliation agreement that enhances the dynamic partnership spanning more than 20 years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149546 The affiliation agreement strengthens the...

2014-10-01 12:31:07

OrthoStore Offers Patients a Premium, Oral Liquid Supplement for Joint, Tendon and Ligament Pain and Stiffness INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viscos, LLC announced today that Indianapolis-based orthopedic practice OrthoIndy South is now offering patients Play Again(TM), a clinically proven formula daily supplement for joint, tendon and ligament health, as an option for alternative pain management. Play Again is offered for sale in the OrthoStore at this prestigious...

2014-10-01 12:31:04

Until his collapse, Chris Marshall was convinced he was not desperately ill from end-stage biventricular heart failure. The SynCardia Heart allowed him to hike 607 miles as he waited for a heart transplant. TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaskan hiker Chris Marshall thought he was in pretty good shape despite his heart failure, but a black-out while walking laps around the ICU indicated otherwise: He had end-stage heart failure that required a SynCardia temporary...

2014-10-01 12:31:02

MAINZ, Germany, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNTech AG and Ganymed Pharmaceuticals AG, two premier German biotechology companies, announced today the joint- opening of a new approx. 10,000 square-meters (108,000 square-feet) headquarters and research facility. The new facility brings together 300 employees and is located in close proximity to academic institutions (Johannes-Gutenberg University), hospitals (University Medical Center) and cancer research institutions such...

2014-10-01 12:30:59

Data from 25 accepted abstracts include results from: NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced that data from its ongoing Phase 1 through Phase 3 hepatitis C clinical development programs will be presented at The Liver Meeting®, the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) in Boston, November 7-11, 2014. Abstracts will be presented highlighting results from AbbVie's investigational treatment combining three...

2014-10-01 12:30:57

Leading ethnic hair care brand joins with non-profit organization to share common thread of helping women with cancer to look good and feel better JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Long-standing hair care brand Creme of Nature(®) is continuing their partnership with Look Good Feel Better, a free non-medical, brand-neutral national public service program created to help individuals with cancer to look good, improve their self-esteem and thereby manage their treatment...

2014-10-01 12:30:53

InfraScan Receives $3.7M Contract from U.S. Marine Corps / Navy to enhance its Ruggedized Field Deployable Handheld Device PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InfraScan, a medical device firm specializing in brain injury diagnostic products, announced today that it has signed a $3.7 million, 4 year contract with the U.S. Marine Corps / Navy. The project provides for advanced technology development, and field evaluation activities to develop a next-generation version of the...

2014-10-01 12:30:48

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tobira Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing cenicriviroc (CVC) in liver disease and HIV, announced today that it will present clinical data showing an improvement in fibrosis scores associated with CVC treatment at the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Annual Meeting. The data highlights an analysis of fibrosis scoring measures APRI and FIB-4 in patients from the completed...

2014-10-01 12:30:45

2nd Annual ObesityWeek(SM) Conference Takes Place Nov. 2-7, 2014, in Boston, Mass. SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This November, emerging weight loss solutions will be unveiled at ObesityWeek 2014, the premier international meeting designed to present the science behind obesity and excess weight prevention and treatment. ObesityWeek is expected to attract more than 4,000 international obesity clinical and research professionals, as well as those working...

2014-10-01 12:30:44

AURORA, ON, Oct. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Prollenium Medical Technologies Inc. is proud to announce that Lyracaine topical anesthetic is now available for sale in Canada. Lyracaine is a fast-acting, clear, topical anesthetic containing a high concentration of Lidocaine (5%). It gently reduces pain by quickly numbing the skin. Lyracaine works within 20-30 minutes and does not require occlusion (a dressing). It can be used for hair removal, laser treatments, injections, filler treatments and...


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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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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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