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RICHMOND HILL, ON, Dec.
British Medical Journal study finds natural, less expensive treatments are effective for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Sufferers PRINCETON, N.J., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- With its feasts, travel and family gatherings, the holiday season is, for most, anticipated with excitement.
Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:OPTR) today announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008.
Sucampo Pharma Europe, Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCMP), today announced the results from three open-labeled, long-term (6 and 12 months) clinical trials of lubiprostone (AMITIZA(R)).
Results from three studies related to Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:OPTR) developmental product candidates will be presented at this year's joint meeting of the Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC)/Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA), to be held at the Walter E.
Public health officials in North Bay, Ontario, say the number of people sickened by E. coli bacteria at a fast food restaurant has risen to 131. Local Medical Officer of Health Dr.
NEW ORLEANS, Oct.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today announced the launch of the Performance Improvement component of the Educational Initiative on Constipation (EIC) at the Collective Clinical Forum: EIC, a satellite symposium that took place during the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) annual meeting on October 5, 2008, in Orlando, Fla.
By Williams, Robert H HIT, a Virginia Beach, Va.-based company, is marketing a water purification system in a bottle that was conceived by inventor Michael Pritchard of the United Kingdom.
Napo Pharmaceuticals has announced positive clinical data on the effectiveness of crofelemer from a study for CRO-ID in treating severely ill cholera patients in conjunction with an antibiotic and rehydration therapy.
Vibrio vulnificus is a species of Gram-negative, motile, curved, rod-shaped bacteria of the Vibrio Genus. Hollis et al. first reported it in 1976. It was given the name Beneckea vulnifica by Reichelt et al. in 1976 and in 1979 Vibrio vulnificus by Farmer. V. vulnificus is related to V. cholerae and is present in marine environments such as estuaries, brackish ponds, or coastal areas. It causes an infection often incurred after eating seafood, especially raw or undercooked oysters. It can...
Campylobacter jejuni is a species of curved, helical shaped, non-spore forming, Gram-negative microaerophilic, bacteria commonly found in animal feces. It is one of the most common causes of human gastroenteritis in the world. This food poisoning can be severely debilitating but rarely life-threatening. It has also been linked to Guillain-Barre syndrome which generally develops two to three weeks after the initial illness. It is commonly associated with poultry, and it naturally colonizes...
- The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.