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Thursday 31st July 2014

PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - July 31

July 31 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Hungary's Richter Q2 net profit rises 45.3 pct y/y

BUDAPEST, July 31 (Reuters) - Hungarian drugmaker Richter reported on Thursday a 45.3 percent increase in second-quarter net profit, beating market expectations.

Fifty Years of the Genetic Code: A Symposium to Honor the Legacy of Marshall Nirenberg

Event Information: Thursday, July 31, 2014 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSince the identification of the genetic code, DNA translation research offers many opportunities in scientific and medical discoveries. This symposium honors Nobel Laureate Marshall Nirenberg and showcases research in a range of therapeutic areas.

Fifty Years of the Genetic Code:A Symposium to Honor the Legacy of Marshall Nirenberg

Event Information: Thursday, July 31, 2014 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSince the identification of the genetic code, the 'discovery of DNA' offers many opportunities in scientific and medical discoveries. This symposium honors Nobel Laureate Marshall Nirenberg and showcases cutting-edge translational DNA research.

Wednesday 30th July 2014

September Events: Regional Conference on Mesothelioma in Philadelphia

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation), in collaboration with Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center, announced that on September 26th it will host a regional conference at the Penn's Abramson Cancer Center to bring together area experts in the field of mesothelioma Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation), in collabo...

Warning letter could delay Impax's Rytary again

Impax submitted its response to the CRL in April after making improvements at its Hayward pill-making plant and the FDA set an 8 October Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) date for when the agency will make a decision on the Rytary NDA.

Playing to 'underappreciated' strength, Pfizer buys Baxter vaccines

"Through this acquisition, we will add two high-quality and life-saving vaccines that bring scale and depth to our portfolio," Pfizer Vaccines president Susan Silbermann said in a statement from the company.

US Orthopedic Braces and Supports Market (Knee, Ankle & Spinal) to 2020 Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org

MarketOptimizer.org adds “United States Orthopedic Braces and Supports Market Outlook to 2020” to its store. The objective is to provide information that represents the most up-to-date data of the industry possible. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 “United States Orthopedic Braces and Supports Market Outlook to 2020″, provides key market data on the United States Orthopedic Braces and...

HealthEquity Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

HealthEquity, Inc. (Nasdaq: HQY), one of the largest U.S. Health Savings Account non-bank custodians, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 9,100,000 shares of common stock at a price to the public of $14.00 per share. The shares are expected to begin trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market on July 31, 2014 under the symbol “HQY.”...

Correlation of serum adiponectin and adiponectin gene polymorphism with metabolic syndrome in Chinese adolescents

Proposed ratios and cutoffs for the assessment of lipodystrophy in HIV-seropositive individuals

Response to: Is inverted BMI really better than BMI in predicting body fatness in children?

Body size dissatisfaction among young adults from the 1982 Pelotas birth cohort

Impact of medium and long chain triglycerides consumption on appetite and food intake in overweight men

The anti-obesity effects of green tea in human intervention and basic molecular studies

Associations between weight status and liking scores for sweet, salt and fat according to the gender in adults (The Nutrinet-Santé study)

Cadmium levels in a North Carolina cohort: Identifying risk factors for elevated levels during pregnancy

Estimating drinking-water ingestion and dermal contact with water in a French population of pregnant women: the EDDS cohort study

Kansas Health Image Exchange Announces Open Enrollment; Virtual CD from Offsite Image Solves Problems with Unreadable Patient Images, Delayed Diagnosis

Modern healthcare providers are struggling to manage the exponential growth and increased complexity of digital patient information, often referred to as “Big Data,” across different organizations, applications, and data silos. To answer this problem, Offsite Image Management Inc. uses its vendor neutral archiving (VNA) technology to send and accept data, regardless of which image management s...

The transcription factor Ap-1 regulates monkey 20alpha-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase promoter activity in CHO cells

Background: Monkey 20alpha-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (20alpha-HSD) is a catabolic enzyme responsible for converting progesterone into biologically inactive 20alpha-hydroxyprogesterone, thereby playing a key role in the estrous cycle or pregnancy a...

The avian cell line AGE1.CR.pIX characterized by metabolic flux analysis

Background: In human vaccine manufacturing some pathogens such as Modified Vaccinia Virus Ankara, measles, mumps virus as well as influenza viruses are still produced on primary material derived from embryonated chicken eggs. Processes depending on p...

Antibiotic susceptibility of ica-positive and ica-negative MRSA in different phases of biofilm growth

Stability, compatibility and microbiological activity studies of meropenem–clavulanate potassium

Neurodegenerative disease: Propagating pathology

Mutant huntingtin pathology is shown to propagate between neurons and contribute to neurodegeneration.

Widespread mixing and burial of Earth’s Hadean crust by asteroid impacts

The history of the Hadean Earth (∼4.0–4.5 billion years ago) is poorly understood because few known rocks are older than ∼3.8 billion years old. The main constraints from this era come from ancient submillimetre zircon grains. Some of these zir...


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