The increase in R&D expenses was due primarily to start-up costs connected with Firm's Stage III OPTIMA Study through the first fifty % of 2014. General and administrative expenses had been $2.3 million in the second quarter of 2014 compared to $2.0 million in the next quarter of 2013. General and administrative expenditures were $4.7 million in the first half a year of 2014 in comparison to $3.6 million in the comparable prior year period. These raises were primarily the result of higher insurance costs and personnel costs . The next quarter of 2014 included one-time costs of $1.1 million for legal and banking charges and due diligence expenses associated with the June 2014 acquisition of EGEN, Inc. Quarterly Conference Call The Company is hosting a conference call to provide a business upgrade and discuss the next quarter 2014 financial outcomes at 11:00 a.m.Researchers discovered that six percent of 11 to 17-year-olds in England got used a sunbed, including 20 per cent of children in Liverpool and 18 percent in Sunderland.. BioCap conference showcased existence sciences businesses in the North The initial BioCap conference organised by Bionow, a not for profit membership organisation for the biomedical / life-sciences industry, was an excellent success, combining the forces of science and financial investment enabling businesses from all around the North to secure essential funding.