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2014-07-24 08:33:39

- Imprimis' proprietary ophthalmic compounded formulations now available by prescription in 32 states and territories - SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMMY), a vertically-integrated specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of proprietary sterile and topical compounded drug formulations, announced today that two Key Opinion Leader (KOL) presentations that describe the benefits of dropless cataract...

2014-07-24 08:33:31

WHIPPANY, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare today announced positive results from a Phase III trial that evaluated a 15% foam formulation of its compound azelaic acid (AzA) for the topical treatment of inflammatory papules and pustules of rosacea. An AzA foam formulation is a potential treatment option to complement the currently available AzA gel formulation. Papulopustular rosacea is a skin disease causing inflammatory lesions (papules and pustules) as...

2014-07-24 08:33:30

IRVING, Texas, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help health care organizations better understand trends in the cardiovascular market that could impact patient care and the bottom line, Novation released its Spring 2014 CV Watch, "Innovations in Cardiovascular Devices." The semi-annual Novation report provides hospitals with guidance and details on promising new technologies that can help them better serve patient needs and understand how these options impact the supply chain. According to...

2014-07-24 08:33:26

New Study Shows Most Breastfeeding Moms Do Not Consistently Consume Enough Ideal Levels of These Key Nutrients ABBOTT PARK, Ill., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutrition needs are greater when breastfeeding than any other time in a woman's life, including pregnancy, yet new research reveals diet alone may not be enough to meet the high nutritional needs during this important time for mom and baby.[1] Abbott (NYSE: ABT), the makers of Similac(®) and experts in infant nutrition for...

2014-07-24 08:33:04

SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedVantx, Inc., the company that has built an innovative new direct-to-consumer prescription delivery channel in physician offices, MedStart Connect, today announced it eliminates many of the underlying issues related to medication non-adherence and hospital readmission rates specified in a study published in a recent issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine. In the study, researchers reported that frequent changes in generic medication pill...

2014-07-24 08:33:03

--Visit Booth #1679 at AACC 2014 to Learn More about IVD Insights(TM) LabFile-- DALLAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Market Diagnostics International LLC ("MDxI") today announced the availability of IVD Insights(TM) LabFile, a data resource that sets a new standard for defining the US clinical laboratory universe and identifying target In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) customers. LabFile is a proprietary database that provides IVD manufacturers with accurate and comprehensive information...

2014-07-24 08:30:44

Tableau dashboards help physicians and Accountable Care Organization (ACO) administrators track critical quality measures and patient data SEATTLE, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enlightiks, a provider of data and predictive analytics products and services to healthcare providers, is using Tableau to help physicians understand and manage data about their patients and practices. To help its customers navigate the rapidly changing healthcare field, Enlightiks developed an analytics...

2014-07-24 08:30:24

Popular nutrition personalization app now includes weekly, personalized tips from a Registered Dietitian and adds even more dietary goals REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- YottaMark Inc. today announced that its ShopWell food nutrition app has been enhanced with a slate of exciting new features to help shoppers make healthy choices about the food they buy. The app, which has already been downloaded by more than 1.7 million shoppers, provides personalized...

2014-07-24 08:26:41

LANSING, Mich., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG) advised market analysts today that future forecasts of its potential revenue from new rodenticide research are premature. In its regular quarterly conference call to investors and analysts on July 22, 2014, Neogen's CEO commented about several new developments when questioned by analysts regarding this research. "It was my intent Tuesday at our conference call to answer questions about the potential of a...

2014-07-24 04:21:26

A published study shows how a virtual world helped children with autism overcome their real-world fears. Dr. Michael Gabriel of a leading Staten Island Pediatrics clinic, GPM Pediatrics, comments on the study results. BOHEMIA, N.Y., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Gabriel of a leading Staten Island Pediatrics clinic, GPM Pediatrics, responds to an article, describing a study where autistic children overcame their real-world fears in a new virtual world treatment....


Latest Health Reference Libraries

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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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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