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EJAF's grant disbursements for 2014 total $6.857 million NEW YORK, Dec.
The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority received 138 reports involving ASD patients with 13 resulting in harm to the patient HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec.
Supplementing pig diets with copper significantly improved daily gain, according to a recent meta-analysis of available study results. ST. LOUIS, Dec.
EDISON, N.J., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
ISIS-DMPK Rx Extends the Targeting of Antisense Drugs to Include Muscle Tissue CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
BOTHELL, Wash. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world markets for key women's health diagnostics, as forecast for 2013-2015, are showing strong growth, according to Kalorama Information.
MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVRx, Inc., a privately held medical device company, announced today that it has received Humanitarian Device Exemption (HDE) approval from the U.S.
The product's unique form factor minimizes invasiveness drastically and enables it to be charged in a user-friendly manner MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec.
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...
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 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, 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 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...
- In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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