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2014-04-04 12:27:54

COMPANIES MUST PAY TO REMOVE LEAD AFFECTING CHILDREN FROM HOMES IN 10 CALIF CITIES AND COUNTIES; ALEXANDER SAYS, "Verdict will prevent lead poisoning of children from paint in their homes. This decision establishes important legal precedent, holds companies accountable." SAN FRANCISCO, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mary Alexander, San Francisco victims' rights attorney, announced that a state Judge in Santa Clara County, California, has issued a final amended judgment,...

2014-04-03 12:26:03

Growth Will Be Fastest in the Less Mature European and Japanese Markets, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the therapeutic botulinum toxin (BTX) market will grow robustly over the next ten years in the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Japan. Growth will be supported by approvals for new indications, rising physician acceptance due to increasing awareness of...

2014-04-02 12:32:24

DALLAS, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "In-Vitro Toxicology/Toxicity Testing Market by Industry (Diagnostic, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics, Chemical), Technology (Cell Culture, HTS, Omics), Applications (Systemic, Dermal, Ocular), Method (Cellular Assay, Ex vivo, In Silico) - Global Forecast to 2018", published by MarketsandMarkets, The global In Vitro Toxicology Testing Market will reach $17,227 Million by 2018 growing at a double-digit...

2014-04-02 08:34:32

New and completely redesigned site offers more information on North American pit viper envenomation and resources to help ensure optimal treatment WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BTG International Inc., the specialist healthcare company, today announces the launch of a new website for CroFab(®) Crotalidae Polyvalent Immune Fab (Ovine), an antivenin for the management of patients who have received venomous bites from North American pit viper snakes. The new...

2014-03-24 23:02:41

Dr. Martha Moore and Dr. Janice Yager deepen global firm’sexpertise in environmental and human health research. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 International environmental, health, safety and sustainability consultancy ENVIRON has announced that Dr. Martha Moore and Dr. Janice Yager, two highly renowned and accomplished toxicologists, have joined the firm. Dr. Moore and Dr. Yager have complementary expertise in environmental health sciences and toxicology, particularly genetic...

2014-03-14 23:02:13

National Poison Prevention Week Runs March 16-22, 2014 Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) will join local poison centers and poison prevention partners across the country in celebrating National Poison Prevention Week March 16 through 22, 2014, according to AAPCC President Marsha Ford, MD, FACMT, FACEP. Since 1962, the President of the United States has proclaimed the third week of March as National Poison Prevention Week to...

2014-03-12 23:02:51

MarketReportsChina.com offers "China Herbicide Trade Flows Analysis Edition (1)" and "Herbicide Product Structure in China Edition (1)" market research reports, published in Feb 2014, in its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 During 2013, in China, the output of herbicides kept increasing due to the rising demand from domestic and overseas markets. China’s herbicide export experienced a significant growth in 2013, mainly on account of the policies issued this...

2014-03-05 08:29:42

Ambu, NeuroSource Medical, and Intronix Technologies collaborate to form advantageous Team Myoguide in Canada TORONTO, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading medical equipment designer Intronix Technologies (http://www.intronixtech.com) is pleased to introduce NeuroSource Medical as their new Canadian distributor for the Myoguide(TM) Needle EMG Guided Injection System. NeuroSource Medical (http://www.Neuro-Source.com) is a team comprised of Canadian professionals with over 30 years...

2014-03-03 12:26:25

WELLESLEY, Massachusetts, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BCC Research [http://www.bccresearch.com ] (www.bccresearch.com [http://www.bccresearch.com ]) reveals in its new report, In Vitro Toxicity Testing: Technologies and Global Markets [http://www.bccresearch.com/market-research/pharmaceuticals/in-vitro-toxicity-phm017e.html ] , the global market for in vitro and in silico safety and toxicity testing is expected to grow to nearly $9.9 billion by 2017, with a five-year...

2014-02-28 23:31:13

Masha Banar, Board Certified Physician Associate and Medical Director of Visage Sculpture, can now reduce the size of the calf muscles with the help of neurotoxins. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Visage Sculpture Clinic is well known for non-surgical face shaping with fillers, Sculptra and neurotoxins. There are very few services related to shaping body parts, buttocks augmentation being the highest in demand, and now a new service is added of shrinking the size of the calves....


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Golfodulcean Poison Frog, Phyllobates Vittatus
2014-09-12 08:59:50

The Golfodulcean Poison Frog, Phyllobates Vittatus, is a species of frog belonging to the Dendrobatidae family that is native to Costa Rica. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical, moist, lowland forests and rivers. It’s threatened by habitat loss. Like all members of the genus Phyllobates, Golfodulcean Poison Frogs have highly potent neurotoxin alkaloid poisons in their skin. While it’s only the fourth most toxic of the genus, the Golfodulcean Poison Frog is still a highly...

Golden Poison Frog, Phyllobates Terribilis
2014-09-12 08:44:46

The Golden Poison Frog, Phyllobates Terribilis, known also as the Golden Frog, Golden Poison Arrow Frog or the Golden Dart Frog, is a poison dart frog that is native to the Pacific coast of Colombia. The optimal habitat of this frog is the rainforest with high rain rates, altitudes between 100 and 200 meters, temperatures of at least 26 degrees Celsius, and relative humidity of 80 to 90 percent. While in the wild, this is a social animal, living in groups of up to six individuals; however,...

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...

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