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2014-02-27 23:00:31

Agaram Technologies is delighted to announce that it has won a prestigious contract with National Institute of Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC), UK, for supply, implementation and support of our QuaLIS LIMS with LogiLab ELN and SDMS suite of products. Chennai (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Agaram Technologies has been awarded a contract by National Institute of Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC), UK, for supply, implementation and support of its QuaLIS LIMS range of products....

2014-01-08 04:21:09

MANCHESTER, N.H., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lyophilization Services of New England (LSNE), a New Hampshire based contract manufacturing organization is pleased to announce that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently completed an inspection of their Manchester manufacturing facility. This is the sixth successful inspection of the site, which is currently functioning as a multiproduct medical device manufacturing facility. The November 2013 inspection was a combination FDA...

Britain Tightening Regulations On E-Cigarettes
2013-06-12 16:19:23

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Britain's medicines regulator, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), said this week that electronic cigarettes and similar products containing nicotine will be undergoing some stricter regulations in 2016. MHRA said that in three years e-cigarettes will require a license, treating the vapor smokes the same way as other over-the-counter medicines. The regulator said the various varieties of e-cigarettes...

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2012-03-14 06:35:36

According to a new study published in the Lancet journal, there is unequivocal evidence of high failure rates of metal on metal hip replacements, especially in women. The data showed that on more than 400,000 hip replacements, metal on metal types needed revising more often than other types. Those found in women were especially prone to failure. The researchers say that tiny metal ions, made of cobalt and chromium, break off the implant and leach into the blood. This causes muscle, bone...

2012-03-08 08:00:00

As reported on BBC on February 28th 2012, the British Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) advised that patients who have undergone large head metal-on-metal hip replacements should be monitored annually for life. In July 2008 hip replacement components made by Zimmer Holdings, Inc. were recalled after it was learned that the surgical parts did not work properly, forcing many patients to undergo painful and costly additional surgeries to correct the defect. The Zimmer...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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