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2014-10-29 23:06:09

SHIFT Energy Inc., and EllisDon announced their partnership and plans to jointly launch a comprehensive, automated Energy Optimization System (EOS™) for Canadian and international healthcare facilities. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Saint John’s SHIFT Energy Inc., and EllisDon, a Mississauga-based company, announced their partnership and plans to jointly launch a comprehensive, automated Energy Optimization System (EOS™) for Canadian and international healthcare facilities....

2014-10-29 08:30:24

Large Institutions Advance, Smaller Hospitals Retreat TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Fiscal 2013 research activity at Canada's Top 40 Research Hospitals posted a small 1.1% year-on-year gain in available research funding, according to Research Infosource Inc., Canada's Source of R&D Intelligence, which released its Canada's Top 40 Research Hospitals List today. The annual publication ranks hospitals on their success in attracting financial support for research. The somewhat...

2014-10-15 16:29:33

TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - "This is a golden day," stated Paul Alofs, President & CEO of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation "We are announcing a key milestone in our five-year Billion Dollar Challenge to lead the way in Personalized Cancer Medicine with an unprecedented investment in people, purpose-built space and technology. This will further the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre's position as one of the top 5 cancer research centres in the world." The Princess Margaret...

2014-09-22 12:27:57

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB:GNBT) today announced that it has entered into a collaboration with University Health Network (UHN) pursuant to which UHN's Centre for Molecular Design and Preformulations (CMDP) will spearhead the Company's buccal insulin refinement project. The goal of the project is to increase the insulin bioavailability of Generex Oral-lyn(TM), the Company's proprietary buccal...

2014-08-07 16:28:04

TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Mr. John Mulvihill, Chair of the Board of Trustees of University Health Network (UHN) and Chair of the Board's Selection Committee for the President & CEO announced today that Dr. Peter Pisters, currently Vice President of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center's Regional Care System, will serve as UHN's next President & CEO. "I know I speak for everyone on the Board and all members of the Selection Committee when I say how...

2014-08-07 12:28:54

St. Luke's Physician Group to provide primary care LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Luke's University Health Network and Capital BlueCross today announced that they have launched a unique regional accountable care arrangement to improve the health care experience and outcomes for their customers. An accountable care arrangement is designed to enhance care coordination and the patient experience, improve health outcomes, and reduce health care expenses. Under this model,...

2014-07-28 23:01:53

After extensive evaluation, Goliath was selected to monitor and manage St. Luke’s EHR applications and the supporting infrastructure. Bethlehem, PA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Goliath Technologies, the leading provider of Proactive IT Operations solutions to monitor, analyze, report, and remediate performance issues in today’s complex virtual server, virtual desktop, and hybrid cloud infrastructures, announced today that St. Luke’s University Health Network selected Goliath’s...

2014-02-13 10:35:34

Cancer researchers led by stem cell scientist Dr. John Dick have discovered a pre-leukemic stem cell that may be the first step in initiating disease and also the culprit that evades therapy and triggers relapse in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). The research, published online today in Nature is a significant leap in understanding the steps that a normal cell has to go through as it turns into AML, says Dr. Dick, and sets the stage to advance personalized cancer medicine by...

2014-01-22 11:31:37

Results of clinical research that treated mesothelioma with radiation before surgery show the three-year survival rate more than doubled for study participants afflicted with this deadly disease, compared to treating with surgery first. The findings, published online today ahead of print in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology (DOI 10.1097/JTO.0000000000000078), chart a viable route to treat patients more effectively and also improve their quality of life and potential survival, says principal...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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