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2014-03-21 08:21:53

DUBLIN, Mar. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/95psbz/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese 1,4-Butanediol (BDO) Industry" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) As an important organic and fine chemical, 1,4 - butanediol (BDO) is widely used in pharmaceutical, chemical, textile and household chemical fields. Thanks to high...

2014-03-18 23:33:25

Rapid CYP2C19 Testing for Personalized Antiplatelet Therapy in 600-Patient Clinical Trial with Spartan Bioscience (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Spartan Bioscience today announced the start of a 600-patient study of personalized medicine for cardiac stent patients in Germany. The study is part of a larger clinical trial entitled “Testing Responsiveness to Platelet Inhibition on Chronic Antiplatelet Treatment for Acute Coronary Syndromes Trial (TROPICAL-ACS)”. TROPICAL-ACS, led by principal...

2014-03-06 12:28:27

MILWAUKEE, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Health Services, one of the oldest Medicaid HMOs in Wisconsin, will donate $1,000 to the Racine County Sheriff's Department in support of a program to provide deputies with an antidote for heroin overdoses that they can carry with them in their squad cars. Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling wants every deputy to carry the heroin antidote Narcan on patrol so they can administer the drug as a nasal spray when they are called to...

2014-03-05 23:22:33

1,4-BDO Market Size - $4,729.9 mn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 5.7%, Market Trends - Shift in focus towards developing bio-based 1,4 BDO. Visit - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/1-4-butanediol-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The global market for 1,4-butanediol (1,4-BDO) is expected to reach USD 6,947.1 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growth of footwear industry, mainly in Asia Pacific, is expected to...

2014-03-04 16:24:31

Upon completing the survey, Find a Cure Panel will make a donation to a non-profit of your choice LOS ANGELES, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Find a Cure Panel specializes in patient research for serious and rare diseases and conditions, including Parkinson's. They currently have a confidential and anonymous online survey for PD. Both patients and caregivers can qualify. Please read the below and consider participating if you qualify. Survey for patients and caregivers who are on Levodopa...

2014-02-28 23:28:46

In light of recent media attention surrounding the topic, New Found Life of Delray Beach, a premier treatment and recovery center located in Florida, released an official statement today regarding increased heroin use across the country. Since the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, New Found Life of Delray Beach has received an increased amount of inquiries, phone calls, and web traffic due to recent news coverage surrounding heroin. Delray Beach, Florida (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 On...

2014-01-29 08:30:15

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organovo Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ONVO) ("Organovo"), a three-dimensional biology company focused on delivering breakthrough 3D bioprinting technology, today announced that it has performed its first 3D Liver tissue delivery. The achievement marks the delivery of Organovo's 3D Liver tissue to a laboratory outside of the company to a key opinion leader (KOL) for experimentation, and marks the achievement of a milestone along the pathway to commercial...

2013-12-13 09:37:18

A Phase I trial of endoxifen, an active metabolite of the cancer drug tamoxifen, indicates that the experimental drug is safe, with early evidence for anti-tumor activity, a Mayo Clinic study has found. The findings indicate that Z-endoxifen, co-developed by Mayo Clinic Cancer Center and the National Cancer Institute (NCI), may provide a new and better treatment for some women with estrogen positive breast cancer and, in particular, for those women who do not respond to tamoxifen and...

2013-12-12 23:28:53

Rapid CYP2C19 Testing for Heart Attack Patients Using Antiplatelet Drugs in 150-Patient Clinical Trial With Spartan Bioscience Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Spartan Bioscience today announced the start of a 150-patient study of personalized medicine for cardiac stent patients in Poland, Hungary, and Lithuania. The study is sponsored by the Medical University of Warsaw, and is entitled “Bedside Genetic or Pharmacodynamic Testing to Prevent Periprocedural Myonecrosis During...

2013-12-11 13:14:42

A drug now used to treat a type of lymphoma has shown surprising benefit in preclinical studies of inflammatory breast cancer, according to a researcher at Thomas Jefferson University’s Kimmel Cancer Center. The finding, published in the October issue of the Journal of Experimental Therapeutics and Oncology, has led to development of a phase 1/2 clinical trial at Kimmel Cancer Center to test the agent, Romidepsin (Istodax™), in combination with nab-paclitaxel (Abraxane™) chemotherapy...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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