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"Angelina Effect" Spurs Increased Breast Cancer Screenings In The UK

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Angelina Jolie’s decision to have a double mastectomy after being told she would likely develop breast cancer had a tremendous impact on testing for the disease in the UK, the authors of a...

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2014-09-21 23:00:43

They are predicting a nuclear terrorist attack from the Hudson on Manhattan and from the Thames on Dartford, East of London, on September 22, or if not then, before the end of the month. London, England (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 Their President, Gordon Ritchie, explains the new calculations as follows… “The bible book of Haggai is not a story about two Scottish Nationalist dishes. It is the story of the rebuilding of the physical temple in Jerusalem. For the first temple, built by...

2014-09-19 12:28:10

ABINGDON, England, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - 2011 - Application of the hydrophobic nano-coating on hearing devices - 2012 - Integration of the Splash-proof coating in smartphone and tablet manufacturing - 2013 - Development of next-generation Dunkable(TM) technology - 2014 - Development of a roll-to-roll system to treat rolls of filtration media P2i [http://www.p2i.com ] was awarded the Gold Stevie Award in the...

2014-09-19 12:21:21

DUBLIN, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Directed Energy Weapons Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Weapons that emit high energy and damage a target with minimum collateral damage are called directed energy weapons. This energy can have different categories such as electromagnetic waves (masers, lasers, radio frequency, and microwave), sound in supersonic form, and...

2014-09-19 08:28:19

LONDON, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customer Contact Expo, The UK's largest and biggest event for the customer contact and customer service industry, is destined for big things next month as nearly 80 experts converge for the annual industry gathering. In addition, the expo will be co-located with eCommerce Expo, which has over 70 speakers, meaning these free-to-attend events has over 150 leading industry experts and business leaders presenting under one roof....

2014-09-19 08:26:05

DALLAS, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds asthma drugs market research reports titled "Asthma - Japan Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023", "Asthma - US Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023" and "Asthma - 5EU Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023" to its online library. According to Asthma - 5EU Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023...

2014-09-18 20:22:11

Three-Time Oscar® Winner Commits to TriStar and Film4 Collaboration as Next Film Spring Start Planned CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions and Film4 announced today that the three-time Oscar(®)-winner Ang Lee has chosen an adaptation of Ben Fountain's acclaimed novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk as his next film, his first since winning the Academy Award(®) for directing the groundbreaking Life of Pi. The film will be produced...

2014-09-18 16:24:38

LONDON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The report titled "Europe In-Vitro Diagnostics Market Outlook to 2018 - Ageing Demographic and Mounting Consolidation to Drive Future Growth" provides a comprehensive analysis of the various aspects such as market size of the Europe, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and the UK in-vitro diagnostics market. The report also covers the segmentations of in-vitro diagnostic markets in several European countries by reagents,...

2014-09-18 12:33:46

Purchases majority stake in U.K.'s Revive Prepaid Management CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Gift Card Corp. (NGC) announced today the company is broadening its international presence with expansion of its operations, retail partners, and customer base to the U.K. and Europe. As part of the growth plan, NGC is purchasing a majority stake in Revive Prepaid Management, located in Bracknell - Berkshire, U.K., about 30 miles west of central London....

2014-09-18 12:31:39

ISLEWORTH, UK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As summer draws to a close, and we head towards the dark, cold months of winter, many people are worried about the prospect of bleak months ahead in more ways than one. Reports in both the Daily Express and The Independent suggest that we may be about to see another sharp rise in energy prices. If this coincides with a severe winter, many consumers could be struggling to pay their bills. Here, ADIGE Towel Radiators UK review these...

2014-09-18 08:36:43

DEESIDE, England, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comtek, a pan-European aftermarket service provider to the telecoms industry with headquarters in Deeside, North Wales, has today announced its acquisition of all the intellectual property rights (IPR) and trademarks belonging to telecoms network equipment manufacturer, Sorrento Networks. Comtek will service, support, repair, manufacture and upgrade all Sorrento Networks equipment currently deployed within service provider,...


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Aylesbury Duck
2014-09-04 13:11:59

The Aylesbury duck is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known that duck breeds originating from England were rare before the eighteenth century. The common duck, although originating from England, was bred from wild mallards and the most prized members of this breed were white in color, although they only occurred randomly. During the eighteenth century, breeders began focusing on developing a duck that would produce only white...

Silver Appleyard Duck
2014-09-04 09:00:42

The silver Appleyard duck, also known as the Appleyard duck or the large Appleyard, is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. It was named after its first breeder, Reginald Appleyard, who developed the breed at the Priory Waterfowl Farm to provide an aesthetically pleasing duck that could also produce large white eggs. Although it was brought to the United States in the 1960’s, it was not available to public breeders until 1984 and would not be officially accepted into the...

Tamworth Pig
2014-09-02 10:41:13

The Tamworth pig, also known as the Tam or sandy back pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated from the United Kingdom. It was first developed in Tamworth, Staffordshire in 1812 after a herd of pigs belonging to Sir Robert Peel was crossbred with pigs known as Irish grazers. It was later refined in Staffordshire and number of other regions including Leicestershire and Warwickshire. It is one of the oldest breeds in the United Kingdom and one of the least interbred, so it is highly...

Large Black
2014-08-28 08:46:32

The large black, also known as the Cornwall black or the Devon black, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Great Britain. The breed was a result of crossing black colored pigs from the southwestern areas of Cornwall and Devon and the eastern areas of Suffolk, Kent, and Essex. The pigs taken from Devon were chosen for their physical traits, but selective breeding changed their constitution and confirmation, giving them a standard size and appearance. This breed grew in popularity...

Cumberland Pig
2014-08-15 11:16:52

The Cumberland pig is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Northern areas of England. It was once used for the meat industry, specifically for use in local delicacies like Cumberland ham or sausage, but it went extinct in 1960 after leaner meat became popular. It is thought that the breed was developed the course of a few hundred years in Westmorland and Cumberland. It was a close relative of the Old Yorkshire pig and had a heavy build that helped it withstand the harsh weather in...

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