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2014-05-28 05:20:10

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Wikipedia may be the most popular general reference website on the Internet, but it is far from the most accurate, as evidenced by a new study that discovered inaccuracies in 90 percent of its health-related entries. In the study, lead investigator Dr. Robert Hasty of Campbell University and his colleagues reviewed the collaboratively edited, free access online encyclopedia’s articles on 10 of the most costly medical conditions,...

2014-05-27 23:12:09

Chexx Inc., a company that specializes in issuing and sending stipend payments to clinical trial patients around the world, announced today that they will be exhibiting at the DIA 50th Annual Meeting, June 15-19, 2014 in San Diego. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Chexx Inc., a company that specializes in issuing and sending stipend payments to clinical trial patients around the world, announced today that they will be exhibiting at the DIA 50th Annual Meeting, June 15-19, 2014 in San...

2014-05-05 08:28:17

SAN DIEGO, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MSTX) today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. During the period, the Company made progress across multiple clinical and corporate fronts, including the ex?U.S. expansion of EPIC, it's pivotal Phase 3 study of MST-188 in sickle cell disease, and pipeline expansion with the acquisition of AIR001, a clinical-stage program. Other highlights included initiating a Phase 2 study of...

2014-05-01 23:02:45

Mahan Rykiel Associates (MRA), the design firm for The Children’s Inn at NIH’s Play Park was recognized with an Honor award from the Maryland Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Mahan Rykiel Associates (MRA), the design firm for The Children’s Inn at NIH’s Play Park was recognized with an Honor award from the Maryland Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. The Baltimore based landscape architecture, urban...

2014-04-28 08:26:37

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/research_rd/clinical_trials/non_small_cell_lung_cancer_global_clinical_trials_review.html Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data...

2014-04-23 12:30:25

Program Will Drive Research Collaboration, Enhance Site Sustainability ELLICOTT CITY, Md., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) is proud to announce the launch of its newest initiative, the Site Advocacy Group (SAG). SCRS is honored to have TransCelerate BioPharma Inc. ("TransCelerate") as its SAG partner. The SAG is a landmark industry initiative that enables clinical investigators and site professionals to interact directly with senior...

2014-04-22 08:32:58

- Potential Therapeutic Candidates Now Identified for All Three GSK Collaboration Targets - CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epizyme, Inc. (NASDAQ: EPZM), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company creating innovative personalized therapeutics for patients with genetically defined cancers, today announced the achievement of the lead candidate milestone for the third of the three histone methyltransferase (HMT) targets in the company's collaboration with GSK and is...

2014-04-15 12:30:25

New Medical Search Engine Expands Advisory Board to Oversee the Development of its Database LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CureCrowd, the first, most advanced medically-guided search engine, announces the expansion of its advisory board with two new members, Drs. George C. Newman, M.D., Ph.D., and Bert A. Weiner, M.D., FACEP (Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians). The distinguished neurologist and emergency medical physician will lend endless value and...

2014-04-09 23:04:30

“An Evening for Hope,” a gala fundraiser held on Saturday, April 5th, raised more than $760,000 for The Children’s Inn at NIH. More than 700 donors gathered at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner to generously contribute their financial support towards making a difference in the lives of seriously ill children and their families. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Children’s Inn at NIH, a home for families whose children are undergoing treatment at the National Institutes of...

2014-03-26 08:28:59

- Study will evaluate whether MST-188 improves the effectiveness of rt-PA SAN DIEGO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MSTX) announced today that it has initiated a phase 2, clinical proof-of-concept study of MST-188 in combination with recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) in patients with acute lower limb ischemia. Acute limb ischemia (ALI), an acute complication of peripheral arterial disease, describes a sudden decrease in perfusion...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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