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The 25th China (Shenzhen) International Gift and Home Product Fair Opens Today from October 20 to 23 in Shenzhen, China

SHENZHEN, China , Oct. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The 25th China ( Shenzhen ) International Gift and Home Product Fair is held from October 20 to 23, 2017 , at Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center. Running from Oct. 20 to 23 , China's largest Gift and Home show includes 5300 booths,...

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ACC Calls Upon Global Leaders To Take Action Against IARC Over Deliberate Manipulation Of Data

WASHINGTON , Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --  Cal Dooley, President and CEO of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) issued the following statement on the Reuters investigation into the International Agency for Cancer Research's (IARC) controversial Monograph 112. "To...

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Dietary Supplement Usage Increases, Says New Survey

WASHINGTON , Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The latest results from an annual survey on dietary supplements reveals an all-time high for supplement usage among U.S. adults, with 76 percent reporting they consume dietary supplements, up five percentage points from last year's results. ...

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Micro Lab Farms Offers Special Program to Help Cannabis Growers Impacted by Fires Get Back in Business

Company has turnkey, portable, fire-resistant indoor cultivation systems that allow growers or entrepreneurs to get into business in just a few days CORONA, Calif. , Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Micro Lab Farms, the premier provider of fully automated and equipped repurposed shipping contai...

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DURECT Announces Top-line Results from the PERSIST Phase 3 Trial of POSIMIR® (SABER®-Bupivacaine) Did Not Meet Primary Efficacy Endpoint

CUPERTINO, Calif. , Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --   DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) today reported that PERSIST, the Phase 3 clinical trial for POSIMIR ® (SABER ® -Bupivacaine), did not meet its primary efficacy endpoint of reduction in pain on movement over the first 48 hours after surgery ...

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Study: Sickle Cell Anemia Treatment Does Not Increase Malaria Risk in Africa

Year-long trial suggests no safety concerns for hydroxyurea treatment and the rate or severity of malaria infection in Ugandan children with sickle cell anemia WASHINGTON , Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The drug hydroxyurea does not appear to increase the risk of malaria infection...

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Titan Pharmaceuticals Presents Non-Clinical Data From Liothyronine (L-T3) Implant Studies

Data to be presented at American Thyroid Association annual meeting ...

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PrescribeIT™ Demonstrates Continued Momentum in Canada

Six provinces, 20 community pharmacy companies on board with PrescribeIT™  TORONTO , Oct. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - PrescribeIT™, Canada's national e-prescribing service, is continuing to demonstrate momentum with the addition of even more community pharmacy companies in the six provinces with whom...

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Record Multi-Million Verdict Awarded In Case Against California Hospital, Doctor And Nurse Practitioner For Failing To Report Reasonably Suspected Child Abuse

SAN FRANCISCO , Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Keane Law Firm announces that on October 18, 2017 , a jury in Amador County Superior Court (located in Jackson, California ) awarded $8.4 million to a boy who was paralyzed by child abuse when he was 10 weeks old.  This is believed to be the...

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QIAGEN Announces High Accuracy of Bioinformatics Solutions in Women's Health Genetic Screening

Evaluation of clinical variant interpretation platform presented by Counsyl at ASHG 2017 ORLANDO , GERMANTOWN, Maryland , and HILDEN, Germany , October 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- QIAGEN (NASDAQ: QGEN; Frankfurt Stock Exchange: QIA) today announced the results of a study evaluating the accur...

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CDC Reports Rising Rates of Drug Overdose Deaths in Rural Areas

Drug overdose death rates now higher in rural areas than in urban areas ...

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Dahl Administration, LLC: If you are a United States resident who purchased Honest multi-surface cleaner, dish soap and laundry detergent between January 17, 2012 and August 2, 2017 you may be entitled to either a check or a Credit usable at Honest.com

MINNEAPOLIS , Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  What is the purpose of this Notice?  A settlement ("Settlement") has been proposed in a class action lawsuit pending in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California ("Court") titled In re: The Honest Company, Inc., Sodium Lauryl ...

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Mind, Mood and our Microbiome: Emerging Connections

Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Host the 35th Annual Women's Health Symposium Luncheon ...

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PCCD Doubles Its "Smiles for Troops"

Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry Serves More Veterans Nov. 10 ...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Have Increased Risk of Developing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Study Finds

Researchers emphasize the importance of controlling inflammation and vigilantly watching for early symptoms of COPD VANCOUVER , Oct. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - A new study reveals that individuals living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have an increased risk of developing a lung disease called Chronic ...

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Dr. David Samadi to Interview Dr. Doris Day on Sunday Housecall LIVESTREAM

The star dermatologist will divulge common skincare questions for Dr. Samadi's viewers ...

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A Great Place to Do Great Things: Developing Game-Changing Technology at Abbott

ABBOTT HAS BEEN NAMED A TOP EMPLOYER BY SCIENCE, EVALUATED BY 6,950 PEOPLE IN SCIENCE FIELDS AROUND THE WORLD ...

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The American Heart Association hosts inaugural summit on social determinants of health; addresses barriers and solutions to healthy living and wellbeing in urban communities

EmPOWERED To Serve™ Urban Business Storytelling Competition identifies viable solutions and names three winners to implement concepts in local communities DALLAS , Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association, the world's leading voluntary organization dedicated to building h...

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EchoPixel Raises $8.5 Million Series A Financing Led By Intel Capital

Financing will support commercialization of True 3D, the first interactive virtual reality software that helps improve diagnoses and surgical planning for better patient care MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. , Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- EchoPixel, Inc., the pioneer of True 3D, an interactive virtual...

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Science Magazine Ranks Regeneron #1 Biopharma Employer for Fifth Time

Seventh consecutive year listed as #1 or #2 Top Employer TARRYTOWN, N.Y. , Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN ) today announced that Science magazine has once again ranked the company as the world's number one employer in its annual survey of the b...

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Eargo Raises Up To $45 Million in Series C Funding

Innovative hearing technology company secures investment for product innovation, market expansion and branding MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. , Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Eargo ( www.eargo.com ), the innovative, direct-to-consumer hearing technology company renowned for the world's smallest, most ...

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