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2014-07-22 08:32:03

- Neurotrope enters into world-wide, exclusive license agreement with Mount Sinai; Files related provisional patent for Bryostatin-1 - PLANTATION, Fla., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurotrope Bioscience, Inc., a subsidiary of Neurotrope, Inc. (OTCQB: NTRP) has signed a world-wide, exclusive license agreement with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (Mount Sinai) to utilize its proprietary information and data package for the use of Bryostatin-1 in the treatment of...

2014-07-22 08:32:00

Griswold Home Care, a non-medical in-home care company that refers caregivers who provide in-home support for older adults, presented a $1,000 scholarship to Hayden Sparks, a Oklahoma area student. PHILADELPHIA, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In the fall of 2013, Griswold Home Care created a bi-annual scholarship for students pursuing higher education. The first-ever recipient of this scholarship, Hayden Sparks, was announced as the winner of the scholarship contest on July...

2014-07-22 08:31:49

Solution Identifies Care Variations to Help Providers Optimize Electronic Health Records and Realize Clinical and Financial Results LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zynx Health(TM), the market leader in providing evidence- and experience-based clinical improvement solutions, has announced the general availability of Knowledge Analyzer(TM), a scalable solution that helps organizations quickly realize the full value of electronic health record (EHR) systems....

2014-07-22 08:31:44

Great Tasting Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS) Now Available to Consumers Over the Counter; Proven Medical Intervention Treats and Prevents Dehydration SAN FRANCISCO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, DripDrop, the first oral rehydration solution (ORS) to combine medical standards of rehydration therapy with great taste, announced that it would make its Lone Star State debut on the shelves of more than 100 H-E-B stores, the family-owned retailer with stores in Texas and Mexico....

2014-07-22 08:31:40

The ARIA systems for medical and radiation oncology received complete ONC-ACB EHR certification by the Drummond Group PALO ALTO, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) today announced that its ARIA® oncology information system has been certified for use to demonstrate Stage 1 and 2 "meaningful use" of an electronic health record (EHR). Clinicians will soon be able to use the system to qualify for funding under the federal government's program to improve...

2014-07-22 08:31:39

PORTLAND, Ore., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Semler Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMLR; "Semler"), an emerging medical risk assessment company that develops patented products that assist healthcare providers in monitoring patients and evaluating chronic diseases, today announced that it will report second quarter 2014 financial results before the open of U.S. financial markets on July 25, 2014. Doug Murphy-Chutorian, M.D., chief executive officer of Semler will host a conference call at...

2014-07-22 08:31:36

ALBANY, N.Y., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMRI (NASDAQ: AMRI) today announced it will issue second quarter financial results before the opening of the market on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. Following the release of its results, the company will host a conference call and simultaneous audio webcast at 10:00 a.m. ET. The conference call can be accessed by dialing 888-505-4375 (domestic calls) or 719-325-2323 (international calls) at 9:50 a.m. ET and entering passcode 9752010. The audio...

2014-07-22 08:31:33

LUXEMBOURG, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a privately-held medical products and technologies company, today announced that Nigel Clerkin has been appointed chief financial officer of the company, effective July 22, 2014. Mr. Clerkin was previously executive vice president and chief financial officer of Elan Corporation, a Dublin-based biotechnology company. Mr. Clerkin was part of a senior team that helped build significant shareholder value at Elan, culminating in its...

2014-07-22 08:31:31

"These positive results enable management to remain optimistic about our ambitious G-202 clinical development program"- Dr. Craig Dionne, CEO SAN ANTONIO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenSpera, Inc. (OTCQB: GNSZ), a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, announces the Asia-Pacific Primary Liver Cancer Expert Meeting (APPLE) presentation of the G-202 hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) clinical trial data is now available for download for media and...

2014-07-22 08:31:25

SHANGHAI, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: WX), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device R&D outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States, today announced that it will release financial results for the second quarter of 2014 after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 (which will be Thursday morning, August 14, 2014 Shanghai time). The earnings release will be available on the...


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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...

Pharmacophobia
2013-12-24 12:55:45

Pharmacophobia or medication phobia, comes from Greek pharmakon, meaning “drug, medicine” and phobos, meaning “fear”, is the fear of the use of pharmacological treatments. In severe, excessive, and irrational cases, it might be a type of specific phobia. While lack of awareness by patient of adverse drug reactions can have a serious consequence, having a phobia of medications can also have serious detrimental effects on the patient’s health. Medication phobia can also lead to...

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