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2013-06-30 23:17:30

WCCT Global had recently completed a 300 subject phase I clinical trial. Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 WCCT Global, a contract research organization with Early Development operations headquartered in Southern California announced the completion of their largest phase I clinical trial since their founding in 2003. Although WCCT has always had a strong focus on conducting large phase I clinical research studies, this is the first study that has required more than 300 participants to...

2013-06-25 12:07:19

Hospital performance on publicly reported conditions (acute myocardial infarction [heart attack], congestive heart failure, and pneumonia), may potentially be used as a signal of overall hospital mortality rates, according to a study by Marta L. McCrum, M.D., of Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, and colleagues. Using national Medicare data from 2,322 acute care hospitals, the authors examined whether mortality -rates for publicly reported medical conditions are correlated with...

2013-05-24 23:04:58

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “EpiCast Report: Meningococcal Disease — Epidemiology Forecast to 2022” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 This report “EpiCast Report: Meningococcal Disease - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022” provides an overview of the risk factors and global trends for meningococcal disease in eight major markets (8MM) (US, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, Australia, and Brazil). It includes a 10-year epidemiological...

2013-05-14 23:26:19

Quorum Review IRB, the industry leader in central IRB services, announces CEO Cami Gearhart, JD, as a presenter at the inaugural Forum on Optimizing Clinical Research Performance. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Quorum Review IRB, the industry leader in central IRB services, announces CEO Cami Gearhart, JD, as a presenter at the inaugural Forum on Optimizing Clinical Research Performance. The conference will be held in Boston, MA, May 19-21, 2013. Ms. Gearhart will present on “IRB...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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