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2014-10-13 08:26:39

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. and Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today that data from the Phase 3 clinical trial program for BELVIQ® (lorcaserin HCl) CIV will be presented at the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Annual Meeting taking place October 12-15, 2014, in Austin, Texas. BELVIQ is a serotonin 2C receptor agonist approved in the United States as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical...

2014-10-13 08:26:31

-- First New Fixed Combination Targeting Two Critical Pathways Involved in CINV -- LUGANO, Switzerland and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Helsinn Group and Eisai Inc. announced today that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved AKYNZEO(®) for the prevention of acute and delayed nausea and vomiting associated with initial and repeat courses of cancer chemotherapy, including, but not limited to, highly emetogenic chemotherapy. AKYNZEO is the first approved fixed...

2014-10-10 23:06:46

New Jersey physician begins seeing patients in regards to qualifying for state's medical marijuana program. East Brunswick, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 With the state of New Jersey’s medical marijuana program being considered one of the tightest and most restrictive in the nation it is a blessing to patients that physicians such as Dr. Inga Friedman have decided to take up the fight for patients rights alongside those in her care. With over 20 years of experience practicing...

2014-10-10 23:05:54

BULBRITE, a leading manufacturer and supplier of innovative, energy efficient light source solutions and the premier educational resource for lamping technology, introduces the ELEVA™ LED Magnetic Downlight Retrofit System – a lighting innovation. Moonachie, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 BULBRITE, a leading manufacturer and supplier of innovative, energy efficient light source solutions and the premier educational resource for lamping technology, introduces the ELEVA™ LED...

2014-10-10 23:03:27

Mr. DiGiovine will focus on providing energy consulting services and manage key accounts in the New Jersey and Pennsylvania markets. (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Usource, a premier provider of energy management and procurement services, is pleased to welcome Greg DiGiovine as Energy Advisor to its team. DiGiovine will focus on providing energy consulting services and manage key accounts in the New Jersey and Pennsylvania markets. As an industry veteran, DiGiovine brings with him more than 25...

2014-10-10 20:21:45

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MIAX Options Exchange (MIAX) announced today that it executed in excess of 1,000,000 contracts in a single day for the first time today, representing a new single-day record for the exchange. In total, MIAX executed 1,049,727 contracts, which represented a 4.38% market share of overall equity options volume. Thomas P. Gallagher, MIAX's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer said, "Today's performance represents a significant milestone...

2014-10-10 12:24:47

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. and Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today that a pooled analysis of the BLOOM and BLOSSOM pivotal, Phase 3 clinical trials of BELVIQ(®) (lorcaserin HCl) was published in the October issue of Postgraduate Medicine, a peer-reviewed medical journal for physicians. In the pooled analysis, BELVIQ 10 mg twice daily, as compared to placebo and both in conjunction with diet and exercise, was associated...

2014-10-10 08:23:03

Casio Donates Digital Keyboards and Piano to LSC's Interactive Music Education Exhibit DOVER, N.J., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its overall commitment to education, Casio America, Inc., a leading manufacturer of some of the industry's most progressive, feature rich keyboards and digital pianos, is proud to announce its support and participation in a new traveling exhibit at Liberty Science Center (LSC). Casio has donated two (2) CTK-2400 Sound EFX Samplers and one (1)...

2014-10-09 23:02:29

Grantees’ programs enhance health and quality of life throughout New Jersey Newark, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Celebrating a decade of philanthropy in 2014, The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey today announced the awarding of $613,250 in grants to 31 New Jersey non-profit organizations. “Community-based organizations are working hard to enhance the public health and cultural vitality of the Garden State, and The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey is proud to support those...

2014-10-09 23:01:53

The Firm is representing numerous individuals who have filed legal claims in the wake of the 2012 Stryker hip recall for Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular-Neck Hip Stems. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Stryker hip lawsuits (http://www.injurybeacon.com/hip-replacement/stryker/) filed in the wake of the 2012 recall for Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular-Neck Hip Stemsl continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to an updated Case List issued by New...


Latest New Jersey Reference Libraries

Jersey Devil
2013-11-04 10:48:27

The Jersey Devil is a creature in folklore that dates back to early Native American legends. It is claimed to roam the area in Southern New Jersey around the Pine Barrens. But, reported sightings, especially in the early 1900s, have been from all over New Jersey. Descriptions of the creature vary, but the most common is that it has the head of a goat, kangaroo-like body, bat-like wings, horns, small arms, clawed front hands, hooves on the rear legs, and a forked tail. The origin of this...

2012-06-14 08:05:08

Symbol: VACA6 Group: Dicot Family: Ericaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:MA, NH, NJ Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

muto_001_pvd
2012-06-15 03:47:48

Symbol: MUTO Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   SPTO7 Sporobolus torreyanus (Schult.) Nash Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:DE, NJ, NY, TN Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

2012-06-15 06:18:17

Symbol: JUCA2 Group: Monocot Family: Juncaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NJ, VA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering...

Stag-Moose, Cervalces scotti
2012-05-11 12:12:45

The stag-moose (Cervalces scotti) is also known as the stag moose and was actually a deer that resembled a moose. It resided in North America during the Pleistocene era. Its range included New Jersey and Iowa, reach north from Arkansas to Southern Canada. It inhabited wetlands in these areas. This animal had long legs, a head resembling an elk, and huge, complex antlers. The stag-moose became extinct during the mass extinction of large mammals that occurred in the last Ice Age on North...

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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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