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2014-05-09 23:09:06

Tom McManus, former professional football player with Jacksonville Jaguars, is teaming up with SmartChoice® Stem Cell Institute as a spokesperson to promote awareness of benefits and success of Adult Stem Cell procedures as non-surgical treatment for sports injuries, arthritis, joint and back pain. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Tom McManus, former professional football player with the Jacksonville Jaguars is teaming up with SmartChoice® Stem Cell Institute as a...

2014-05-09 16:24:29

New Technique Expands Number of Functional Cord Blood Stem Cells for Transplantation NEW YORK, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adults suffering from diseases such as leukemia, lymphoma, and other blood-related disorders may benefit from life-saving treatment commonly used in pediatric patients. Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have identified a new technique that causes cord blood (CB) stems cells to generate in greater numbers making them more useful...

2014-05-08 23:12:18

Xcelthera Inc and its joint research partner San Diego Regenerative Medicine Institute are granted U.S. Patent No. 8,716,017 entitled, “Technologies, Methods, and Products of Small Molecule-Directed Tissue and Organ Regeneration from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells.” San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Xcelthera Inc, a major innovator in the stem cell research market and one of the first U.S. companies formed for clinical applications of human embryonic stem cell (human ES cell)...

2014-05-08 23:08:30

This is an important step forward in better assessing the cardiac safety of new drug compounds Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 ChanTest announces a new “Heart-in-a-Dish” in vitro cardiac safety assessment tool to support this critical component of the drug development process for biopharmaceutical companies. ChanTest has developed this breakthrough in safety assessment by taking advantage of the pairing of two recent technologies – stem cell-derived human cardiomyocytes, and...

2014-05-08 16:23:43

In Her New Role, Jagger Attended the Delete Blood Cancer Gala, Which Raised $4 Million for the Cause NEW YORK, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, leading global beauty company Coty Inc. announced that Georgia May Jagger--supermodel and face of Coty's color cosmetics brand Rimmel and fragrance brand Just Cavalli--has accepted an appointment as the first Coty Global Ambassador in the fight against blood cancer. Coty is founding corporate sponsor of Delete Blood Cancer-DKMS, the world's...

2014-05-08 12:30:08

Two new gifts will benefit faculty in stem cell science and digestive diseases LOS ANGELES, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two new gifts from The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation to UCLA totaling $4 million will fund research in stem cell science and digestive diseases and support the recruitment of key faculty at two renowned research centers. The gifts bring to $30 million The Broad Foundation's total support of faculty recruitment and basic and translational research at...

2014-05-08 12:30:02

DENVER, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Cannabis Corporation, formerly MySkin, Inc. (OTCBB: MYSK), a Colorado corporation, which is referred to herein as UCANN, a bio cannabinoid technologies company built on scientific research, product development, and implementation of its proprietary cannabinoid therapy program, today is pleased to announce the appointment of Drs. Brent Reynolds and Dennis Steindler as Chief Medical Advisors to run and manage Discovery Research &...

2014-05-08 12:29:52

SALT LAKE CITY, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mice severely disabled by a multiple sclerosis (MS) - like condition could walk less than two weeks following treatment with human stem cells. The finding, which uncovers new avenues for treating MS, will be published online on May 15, 2014, in the journal Stem Cell Reports. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140205/DC59634LOGO When scientists transplanted human stem cells into MS mice, they predicted the cells would be...

2014-05-08 09:45:35

Salk scientists find two key proteins that regulate the growth of mammary stem cells and could contribute to breast cancer By carefully controlling the levels of two proteins, researchers at the Salk Institute have discovered how to keep mammary stem cells—those that can form breast tissue—alive and functioning in the lab. The new ability to propagate mammary stem cells is allowing them to study both breast development and the formation of breast cancers. "What we've shown is that...

2014-05-08 08:34:19

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced the appointment of Sandford Drexel Smith to its Board of Directors, bringing the total number of board members to seven, five of whom are independent. Mr. Smith is the former President, International Group, and Executive Vice President of Genzyme Corporation. He also served on Genzyme's Executive Committee, where he reported directly to the Chairman and CEO. As President of the International Group,...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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