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2014-10-31 08:26:32

Conference Call Scheduled for Monday, November 3, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time JERUSALEM, October 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQCM: ORMP)(http://www.oramed.com), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems, announces that the company will host a conference call to discuss the clinical results from its Phase IIa clinical trial of ORMD-0801, the company's proprietary oral insulin capsules, to...

2014-10-31 08:26:20

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 31, 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 reported financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. "In the third quarter of 2014, Semler's performance accelerated," said Doug Murphy-Chutorian, M.D., chief executive officer of Semler....

2014-10-31 08:26:13

-- Results of Investigational Study of Coadministration of Lorcaserin and Phentermine Accepted as Late Breaking Poster -- WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. and Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today that data for BELVIQ(®) (lorcaserin HCl) CIV will be presented during ObesityWeek(SM) hosted by The Obesity Society and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. The meeting is taking place November 2-7, 2014, in...

2014-10-31 08:25:33

TSX-V: ERG KEY FINANCIAL ITEMS - FISCAL 2014 Compared to Fiscal 2013: -- Revenues increased by 32.6%, from $13,469,348 to $17,862,341. -- The EBITDA reached $3,087,816 this year compared to the adjusted EBITDA¹ of $2,195,290 for last year. -- Cash flow generated from operating activities rose to $1,774,141, up from $989,377 last year. -- Net income amounted to $1,230,153, compared to $11,926,893 last year. Last year's result included...

2014-10-31 08:25:12

Hall of Fame honors those who have devoted their lives to the care and service of others ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ann Armstrong-Dailey, founding director of Children's Hospice International (CHI), a leading organization in children's hospice and palliative care, has been inducted into The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) Hall of Fame, it was announced. Ms. Armstrong-Dailey, and four other inductees, was announced at the 2014 NAHC Annual...

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 08:24:59

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 08:21:33

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...

2014-10-30 23:18:19

One and only Aro-therapist Lynette Barnard shares detailed overview of Aro-healing practices RIETFONTEIN, South Africa (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 From the one and only Aro-health therapist in the world comes a helpful book that guides readers in practicing and making use of Aro-healing. Author Lynette Barnard introduces a new kind of therapy teeming with benefits through her newest publication, “ARO – HEALING Touching Lives – THEORIES, TECHNIQUES AND THERAPIES” (published by...

2014-10-30 23:18:13

JB Communications and MediWebPR current findings pertaining to online profile management for healthcare professionals proves out what the study discovered earlier this year: people pay attention to online reviews. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) which illustrates the upward trend of online reviews shaping consumer impressions of doctors in selecting healthcare providers backs up the findings of JB...


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Chinese cinnamon
2014-02-10 07:07:51

Cinnamomum cassia is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Chinese cassia or Chinese cinnamon. C. cassia is a member of the family Lauraceae. It is indigenous to southern China; however the plant is widely cultivated for its aromatic bark that is turned into the common spice “cinnamon”. The plant is nurtured and grown most abundant in Asia, specifically in India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Cinnamomum cassia plants...

Indonesian Cinnamon, Cinnamomum burmannii
2014-02-07 09:31:00

Cinnamomum burmannii is a flowering tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as Indonesian Cinnamon, Padang Cassia or Korintje. C. burmannii belongs to the Lauraceae family. The plant is most commonly known for its spice; the household spice cinnamon is made from the tree’s bark. The species is found growing naturally in Southeast Asia and Indonesia, specifically in the West Sumatra and Western Jambi provinces. It prefers tropical climates, requiring wet environments....

Marfan's Syndrome
2013-07-19 15:22:33

Marfan's syndrome is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue that causes excessively tall stature and long extremities. It is carried by the gene FBN1, which encodes the connective protein fibrillin-1, and is a dominant trait. The human genetic makeup contains a pair of FBN1 genes, so because of its dominance, inheriting one affected FBN1 gene from either parent will result in Marfan's syndrome. It effects both males and females, and has no ethnic bias. It was named after Antoine Marfan,...

Cystic Fibrosis
2013-07-19 15:03:45

Cystic fibrosis, also called mucoviscidosis, is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder of the viscous secretions in the body. In turn, it effects the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestines, as well as all other exocrine glands in the body. The most common genetic mutation that causes CF is a deletion of three nucleotides that results in a loss of phenylalanine, an amino acid at the 508th position on the protein. It should be noted, however, that there are over a thousand other mutations that...

Schistosoma mansoni
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Schistosoma mansoni is a species of parasitic worm, classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum, which affects an estimated 83.31 million throughout the world. This species is the most populous of all members of its genus, occurring in fifty-four countries including areas like Africa, the Middle East, South America, and the Caribbean. This species causes intestinal schistosomiasis in humans. The mapped genome of Schistosoma mansoni and S. japonicum were published in 2009. The associated...

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Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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