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2010-04-08 06:00:00

PLANO, Texas, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PEI Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets: PEIW) announced today that the company has been diligently working with our Canadian licensee for over one year and there is now a signed agreement to place up to seven THURA-Block manufacturing plants throughout Canada. Our customer will have exclusivity for the entire country with plants to be located in Toronto (2), Calgary, Quebec, Vancouver, and two cities not yet named. It is expected that...

2010-03-22 16:39:48

The imaging tests used in the diagnosis of possible pulmonary embolism (PE) vary by physician specialty and geographic region, which suggests that some of this imaging may be inappropriate, according to a study in the April issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology (www.ajronline.org). PE, the formation of a blood clot in the lung, is the third-leading cardiovascular cause of death. As such, it requires prompt diagnosis and treatment. The most common imaging tests used in the diagnosis...

2010-03-09 14:21:15

Three critical recommendations from a national workshop have been released to address deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), a growing public health problem estimated to affect nearly 1 million Americans each year. The recommendations "“ developed by a diverse group of representatives from federal health agencies and patient groups, as well as experts from the medical and public health communities "“ appear in the March 9, 2010, Supplement to  American...

2010-03-03 07:00:00

NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis (DVT) moves into action with the seventh national DVT Awareness Month by introducing DVT Awareness In Motion, an educational program designed to drive dialogue about the importance of preventative care for DVT via simple movements - that can be done anywhere and anytime. The Coalition is partnering with Mary Ann Wilson, R.N., founder and host of the PBS broadcast, "Sit and Be Fit," to present DVT Awareness...

2009-12-23 10:19:15

Computed tomography (CT), a highly accurate, readily available medical imaging technique, is the overwhelmingly preferred technique of emergency physicians and radiologists for the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE), according to a study in the January issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology. PE, the formation of a blood clot in the lung, is a life-threatening condition that requires prompt diagnosis and treatment. Medical imaging techniques such as CT, lung scintigraphy, and MRI are...

2009-11-19 14:49:45

On-demand aerosol spray increased ejaculatory latency At the annual meeting of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA), Inc. in San Diego, Sciele Pharma, Inc., a Shionogi Company and Plethora Solutions Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Plethora Solutions Holdings PLC ("Plethora" "“ AIM:PLE)., today presented data from its second positive pivotal study of PSD502 for the treatment of premature ejaculation (PE). Results of the double-blind treatment phase of this study,...

2009-10-20 18:18:52

A medical imaging procedure known as lung scintigraphy may be more reliable than pulmonary CT angiography (CTA) for identifying or excluding pulmonary embolism (PE) in pregnant patients, according to a study published in the November issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology. PE, a blood clot lodged in an artery supplying the lungs, is the leading cause of maternal death in pregnancy. CTA is the imaging modality of choice for the diagnosis of PE, however lung scintigraphy, a form of...

2009-09-17 08:00:00

Office of Minority Health Urges "Know Your Risk and Help Prevent Blood Clots" WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaking at the Venous Disease Coalition (VDC) Annual Meeting today, Dr. Garth Graham from the Office of Minority Health at the Department of Health and Human Services followed up on last year's Surgeon General's Call to Action by focusing attention on the African American population which is at significantly increased risk of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and...

2009-07-23 11:00:00

O'LEARY, Prince Edward Island, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 100 residents, community leaders, business executives, and government officials today joined GDF SUEZ in O'Leary on Prince Edward Island to mark the grand opening of the expanded West Cape Wind Farm, the largest wind farm in Atlantic Canada. GDF SUEZ grew the capacity of the West Cape Wind Farm from 11 turbines capable of producing 20 MW of electricity two years ago to 55 turbines capable of producing 99 MW of electricity...

2009-06-08 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANPI, TSX: ANP) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for the Option(TM) Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter in the United States, for use in both permanent and retrievable indications. Angiotech holds exclusive worldwide rights to market and distribute the Option IVC Filter, which it obtained in a license agreement with privately held Rex Medical, LP (Rex...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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