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2013-02-11 08:25:42

TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, just under half of all patients who received either a botulinum toxin (BTX) or dermal filler injection had requested a specified brand from their physicians. More than 60 percent of physicians comply with such requests. Nevertheless, most patients remain unaware of many available brands of facial injectables, and are even unclear on the...

2013-02-06 16:22:08

RESTON, Va., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of 7,000 scientists working in multiple specialties, from more than 50 countries, will meet March 10-14, 2013 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, to share their latest findings on 60 topical issues of concern to human health and the environment. The Society of Toxicology's 52(nd) Annual Meeting will bring together an expected 7,000 researchers and regulators from universities, government and private...

2013-02-01 00:20:38

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to "Energy Drinks: What Teenagers (and Their Doctors) Should Know," an article to be published in the February issue of Pediatrics in Review, the American Beverage Association issued the following statement: "This paper contains misinformation about energy drinks and does nothing to address the very serious problem of underage drinking and excessive alcohol consumption among young adults. Moreover, ABA member companies...

2013-01-23 12:26:39

TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the Asia Pacific market for facial injectables will grow strongly, reaching $439 million by 2017. The relatively small Chinese market will show the strongest growth, while the South Korean market will have the highest revenues. Japan's growth will be slowest. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130103/MM36799LOGO ) Strict regulatory...

2013-01-21 12:23:26

OTTAWA, Jan. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - In order to help prevent medication errors with the use of botulinum toxin products currently available on the Canadian market, Health Canada will be requesting that all manufacturers of these products revise their product labels to reflect that each product has its own individual potency and as such, is not interchangeable with other botulinum products. The labelling changes are due to a risk evaluation of the active ingredients (Clostridium botulinum...

2013-01-20 23:00:42

On January 9, 2013 the 10-month court injunction on Botox competitor Xeomin expired. Simon Ourian, M.D. of Epione Beverly Hills says that competition is good for the industry and consumers alike. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 20, 2013 “I don´t see how this can be anything but a good thing for consumers,” opines Dr. Ourian, Medical Director of Epione Beverly Hills. “First there was Botox, then Dysport and now Xeomin, each with certain distinct attributes. This can...

2013-01-18 08:20:56

JACKSON, Mich., Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With winter sweeping into Michigan, Consumers Energy reminds customers to keep safety in mind by making sure their natural gas meters and gas appliance fresh air intakes and exhaust pipes are free of snow and ice during the cold weather. When snow is allowed to build up around these areas, it can become compacted and freeze. This can cause damage that interferes with proper operation of the natural gas meter and gas appliances such as furnaces...

2013-01-15 16:22:57

DIX HILLS, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Among the select few physicians honored with the prestigious Patients' Choice Award this year is Dr. William H. E. Romero, MD. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130115/DC42868) In fact, of the nation's 870,000 active physicians and dentists, just five percent consistently received top scores from their patients on sites like Vitals (http://www.vitals.com), qualifying them for this honor in 2012. Millions of patients go...

2013-01-11 08:21:53

DALLAS, January 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Metabolomics (Biomarker Discovery/Metabolite Detection/Metabolite Profiling) Market By Applications (Drug Discovery/Toxicology Assessment/ Diagnosis) and Indications (Oncology/Cardiology/Neurology) - Forecasts from 2012 to 2017", analyses the global metabolomics market by region, applications and indications with five year revenue forecasts. It also identifies the factors driving and restraining the global metabolomics market...

2013-01-07 05:00:58

KWJ Engineering´s new CO card uses advanced printed gas sensors to enable a high performance handheld safety monitor that works with your cell phone. Newark, CA (PRWEB) January 06, 2013 KWJ Engineering´s new CO card uses advanced printed gas sensors to enable a high performance handheld safety monitor that works with your cell phone. The CO Card is a thin, portable, high-performance Carbon Monoxide monitor that has a touch screen interface, WiFi connectivity, and user programmable...


Latest Toxicology Reference Libraries

Ranitomeya sirensis
2013-07-30 10:53:54

Ranitomeya sirensis is a species of poison dart frog that is native to Peru. It is widely known as the Sira Poison Dart Frog, or more popularly as R. lamasi. It is kept as a bet by herpetoculturists and is considered to be one of the more difficult poison dart frogs to keep due to its relative rarity and the fragile nature of its tadpoles. Like most Ranitomeya species, R. sirensis is a mildly toxic poison dart frog. Its skin secretes small amounts of pumiliotoxins which coat the frog and...

Mimic Poison Frog, Ranitomeya imitator
2013-07-29 16:30:53

The Mimic Poison Frog (Ranitomeya imitator) is a type of poison dart frog located in the north-central region of eastern Peru. Like most other Ranitomeya species, R. imitator has a mild toxicity compared to other poison dart frogs. It produces the potent pumiliotoxin B, but its small size limits the amount of poison it can secrete. Like other poison dart frogs, it does not produce toxin in captivity. It most likely gains its poison from consuming toxic insects or other invertebrates within...

Blue Poison Dart Frog, Dendrobates Azureus
2013-06-25 14:59:59

The Blue Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates azureus) is a species of poison dart frog located in the forests surrounded by the Sipaliwini savannah, which is found in southern Suriname and northern to central Brazil. This frog is widely known as the blue poison dart frog or by its Indian name, okopipi. The species name comes from the fact that it is colored azure. This medium sized frog weighs about eight grams. It grows between 3 and 4.5 centimeters long and has a typical lifespan of four to...

Harlequin Poison Frog, Oophaga Histrionica
2013-06-25 13:44:18

The Harlequin Poison Frog (Oophaga histrionica) known also as the Harlequin Poison Dart Frog, is a species of poison dart frog with a native range from Western Ecuador to the El Choco region of Colombia. The frog is usually found on the ground of tropical rain forests, amongst fallen limbs or leaf litter. O. histrionica, along with O. speciosa, produces cardiotoxins referred to as histrionicotoxins. These moderate to highly toxic compounds act as potent non-competitive antagonists of...

601px-Echinophilia
2012-04-03 19:33:28

Chalice Corals, are a family of stony corals in the Pectiniidae family. Members of this family are mostly colonial but at least one species, Echinomorpha nishihirai, is solitary. These corals are endemic to the Indian and Pacific oceans. Pectiniids have a number of different forms but are basically streamlined and smooth. Polyps are large and brightly colored and resemble those of members of the Mussidae family of corals. The polyps are only extended at night. Tentacles are translucent,...

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