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2014-08-20 23:07:40

Randy Fenninger to Lead Organization With Strategic Focus Aimed at Increasing Recognition of Life-Threatening Blood Clots and Their Impact on Public Health Rockville, MD (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA), a nonprofit advocacy organization dedicated to advancing the prevention, early diagnosis and successful treatment of life-threatening blood clots, announces the appointment of Randy Fenninger, JD, as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Fenninger, who...

2014-08-11 23:08:06

Tea with the MD - Varicose vein question and answer educational seminar series with Author Dr. Nisha Bunke! La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Seeking to provide a casual environment, La Jolla Vein Care center will conduct monthly Tea with the MD sessions where tea and a light lunch will accompany an informative discussion about varicose veins, what causes them, what new treatments are available and more. These free meetings are held in the Scripps Hospital Campus Ximed building,...

2014-08-11 08:29:48

Varithena® is now available in the US WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BTG International Inc. announces that the first varicose vein patient has been treated with Varithena(®) (polidocanol injectable foam), the only FDA-approved foam for the treatment of incompetent great saphenous veins (GSV), accessory saphenous veins and visible varicosities of the GSV system both above and below the knee. Varithena(®) improves symptoms related to or caused by varicose veins, and...

2014-08-08 16:22:54

GLENDALE, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glenoaks Laser Center is now offering varicose vein treatment in Glendale. Sclerotherapy is a procedure in which an FDA-approved agent is injected directly into the damaged vein. The vein becomes nonfunctional and is eventually absorbed by the body, and blood flow is routed to healthy veins. This is the preferred treatment for small varicose veins, according to the doctor at Glenoaks Laser Center. Visit http://glenoakslasercenter.com for more...

2014-08-04 20:22:26

Follow these five quick tips from The California Institute of Deep Venous Thrombosis to avoid the pain and potentially life-threatening side effects of DVT LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For most people, a well-paying white-collar job definitely beats the kind of hard physical labor that can often lead to a variety of health problems as we get older - and we all love our modern conveniences. However, a sedentary lifestyle can definitely lead to its share of health issues, including...

2014-07-30 08:32:14

SAN ANTONIO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluegrass Vascular Technologies, a private medical technology company focused on innovating lifesaving devices and methods for vascular access, today announced it has closed $4.5 million in Series A financing, which was led by Targeted Technology Fund II. Proceeds from the deal will allow Bluegrass Vascular to obtain CE Mark for the Surfacer(TM) Inside-Out Access Catheter System, enhance manufacturing capabilities, and proceed with US...

2014-07-14 08:21:59

GOLDEN, Colo., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden Minerals Company ("Golden Minerals" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT: AUMN) (TSX: AUM) is pleased to announce it restarted mining at its Velardena Properties on July 1, 2014. Velardena was previously held in care and maintenance after production was suspended in mid-2013 due to depressed precious metals prices. The Company used the operating down time to conduct a 9,000-meter drilling program and to develop a new mining plan that indicates...

2014-07-09 16:24:31

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: China Peripheral Vascular Devices Market Outlook to 2020 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2160201/China-Peripheral-Vascular-Devices-Market-Outlook-to-2020.html China Peripheral Vascular Devices Market Outlook to 2020 SummaryGlobalData's new report, "China Peripheral Vascular Devices Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the China Peripheral Vascular Devices market. The...

2014-07-09 16:22:13

TORONTO, July 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Mandalay Resources Corporation ("Mandalay" or the "Company") (TSX: MND) is pleased to announce encouraging results of its continuing wide-spaced core drilling program from underground and surface platforms to probe for vein extensions and has recognized two new veins under Laguna Verde (click here for Figure 1 - Laguna Verde Drill Plan View). Highlights of the results during the first half of 2014 include: -- Coyita vein...

2014-06-24 08:30:22

FDA now requires general product label warnings about increased risk ALTON, Ill., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced late last week there has been another risk linked to testosterone treatments. The FDA now requires manufacturers of testosterone or low-T products to add a general label warning about the increased risk for blood clots in veins to their prescription testosterone treatments. Blood clots in the veins, also known as venous...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.