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2014-09-02 08:28:57

PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (NYSE MKT: CANF) (TASE: CFBI), a biotechnology company with a pipeline of proprietary small molecule drugs that address inflammatory and cancer diseases, today reported financial results for the six months ended June 30, 2014 and updates on its clinical programs. Clinical and Corporate Highlights Include: -- CF101 - Completes patient enrollment in Phase II/III trial for the treatment of psoriasis...

2014-09-02 08:28:54

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM), a life sciences company providing innovative genetic analysis solutions, today announced the Company's participation at the 2014 Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference at the Grand Hyatt in New York, NY on September 8 -10, 2014. William Welch, Chief Executive Officer, and Carolyn Beaver, Chief Financial Officer, will present on Monday, September 8, beginning at 9:20 a.m. ET to provide an overview of and...

2014-09-02 08:28:51

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZO Skin Health, Inc. is pleased to announce that renowned dermatologist, Zein Obagi, MD, will present a physician lecture to teach the newest cutting edge science and technology behind restoring and maintaining skin health. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140121/LA49259LOGO Dr. Obagi's one-day seminar will focus on teaching dermatologists and skin health professionals: -- New philosophies behind attaining and maintaining skin health...

2014-09-02 08:28:48

Redundant targets extend coverage to provide detection of seasonal and emerging novel viruses SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cepheid (NASDAQ: CPHD) announced today the release of Xpert(® )Flu/RSV XC, an on-demand molecular test for rapid, accurate and reliable determination of Flu A, Flu B, and differentiation of RSV infection. The test will be marketed as a CE-IVD product under the European Directive on In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices, bringing the total number of...

2014-09-02 08:28:47

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today plans to build a new claims processing center in Ferguson, Missouri creating 150 to 200 full-time jobs with a multitude of benefits, including extensive health care, dental and vision insurance. The facility will process claims from Centene's Missouri based Home State Health Plan and overflow from its other health plans across the country. "This is the right thing to do for the community, state...

2014-09-02 08:28:45

CALGARY, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Dr. Brad Thompson, President and CEO of Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (TSX: ONC, NASDAQ: ONCY), will participate in the Baird 2014 Health Care Conference in a session on Wednesday September 3(rd), 2014 at 9:05 a.m. ET. The conference takes place on September 3(rd) and 4(th) at the New York Palace, in New York, NY. A live audio link to the webcast session will be available at: http://wsw.com/webcast/baird39/oncy or on the company's website at...

2014-09-02 08:28:44

Company Continues to Bolster Intellectual Property Asset Portfolio BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spherix Incorporated (SPEX) -- an intellectual property development company committed to the fostering and monetization of intellectual property, today announced that the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) issued three patents to the Company in the month of August that are part of a standard essential family of patents....

2014-09-02 08:28:41

Says safeguarding protected health information has risen to the level of corporate risk management. Urges CEOs to take a more proactive and visible role. CARPINTERIA, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Redspin, Inc., a leading provider of HIPAA security risk assessments and penetration testing services, today released an IT security advisory specifically for senior executives in the healthcare industry. "Today's healthcare CEOs are presiding over the most dynamic period in the...

2014-09-02 08:28:39

Fraud investigation is warranted, says SafeMinds. ATLANTA, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For over a decade SafeMinds has claimed that the CDC manipulated data to show no link between vaccines and autism. But at least for one study, the rumors were put an end. In a statement, William Thompson, Ph.D. acknowledged that he and his co-authors "omitted statistically significant information" linking the MMR vaccine to an increased risk of autism in a 2004 study. An independent reanalysis...

2014-09-02 08:28:37

Advice from Psychologists and Kids In The House Experts LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since 2007, there has been a 16 percent increase in ADHD diagnoses in the United States. While this may alarm some parents, Kids In The House experts explain what this increase really means and how parents can help children who have been diagnosed with ADHD. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130920/LA83405LOGO Jerome Schultz, clinical neuropsychologist, explains to Kids...


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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...

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...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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