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2014-09-12 16:23:36

DUBLIN, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Diclofenac Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global Diclofenac Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global diclofenac industry . The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The...

2014-09-12 16:23:10

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Addressing the need for healthcare providers to better serve patients who are busy or out of town during the week or experience a weekend sports injury, Coordinated Health today announced that it will start elective orthopedic surgeries on Saturdays. Coordinated Health is the only healthcare provider in its eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey region to offer this service....

2014-09-12 16:22:58

Physicians add to KSF's Comprehensive Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery Program HOUSTON, Sept.12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The orthopedic and sports medicine specialists of KSF Orthopaedic Center, P.A. welcome two new physicians to the group - Neil Dunleavy, MD and Timothy Miller, MD - expanding the scope of specialized services the group is able to provide the NW Houston community. Dr. Dunleavy specializes in orthopedic sports medicine, advanced arthroscopic hip surgery, "all...

2014-09-12 12:25:50

-- Company Expects to File IND to Support Clinical Trials in Mid-2015 -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a biotechnology company developing novel anti-infective biologic and drug programs targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug designation to the Company's proprietary SYN-005 monoclonal antibody (mAb)...

2014-09-12 12:25:48

ProBeam version 2.5 successfully installed to enhance workflow at the San Diego site; technology is on display at the ASTRO meeting in San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ASTRO Booth #618 -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced that the company completed commissioning of five treatment rooms at the Scripps Proton Therapy Center earlier this year, and has upgraded the ProBeam(®) system software. The upgrade to ProBeam 2.5 will enhance workflow...

2014-09-12 12:25:46

When it comes to bringing the battle to cancer, gamers and video games can give patients a boost. Even Will Ferrell is getting into the act. NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PR Newswire - Remember when you were a kid and your mother told you that video games would rot your brain? Well, now you can finally tell mom she was wrong all this time. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140912/145705 It turns out that video games can actually help cancer patients, as well as...

2014-09-12 12:25:43

Philips reinforces its leadership in innovation and technology, showcases solutions that increase workflow, consistency and confidence in cancer treatment ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG AEX: PHIA) today announced a number of innovations at ASTRO's 56th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, showcasing solutions that increase workflow automation, confidence, consistency and accuracy in cancer treatment. Producing quality results in less time and enhancing...

2014-09-12 12:25:41

Doctors from Leading Cancer Center Will Discuss Firsthand Experience with MRIdian's Adaptive and Soft-Tissue Tracking Capabilities CLEVELAND, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViewRay(TM), a privately held medical device company, announced today that it will showcase its MRIdian(TM) (me-rid-i-an) system, the world's first and only MRI-guided radiation therapy system, at the 56(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) being held September 14-17, 2014 in...

2014-09-12 12:25:39

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles Invisalign provider, Dr. Kevin Sands, now offers Invisalign Teen and Express to adolescents and patients who need very minor orthodontic corrections, respectively. These newer Invisalign options are specialized versions of the increasingly popular Invisalign system, which uses clear aligners instead of metal brackets and wires to straighten teeth. With more options at the office of Dr. Sands, more patients can take advantage of the...

2014-09-12 12:25:38

Oral Health America Gathers Oral Health Leaders to Discuss Importance of Oral Health for All Americans CHICAGO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dozens of oral health leaders gathered on Capitol Hill Wednesday to shine a light on the disparities that exist when it comes to oral healthcare in the United States. Hosted by Oral Health America (OHA) and Oral Healthcare Can't Wait, an initiative of the Dental Trade Alliance, "Communities Matter: Does Your Neighborhood Determine...


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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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