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University of Maryland Maintaining hippocampus volume is key to delaying cognitive decline and onset of dementia symptoms in those with genetic risk for Alzheimer's A study of older adults at increased risk for Alzheimer's disease shows that...

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2014-04-23 20:23:33

The realities of modern life can make people more susceptible to deep vein thrombosis, but the California Institute for Deep Venous Thrombosis offers effective solutions LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to our sedentary modern lifestyle, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a growing issue. DVT - a condition in which a person suffers from a blood clot in leg - is much more likely to occur if you're sitting still for a long time. With so many people sitting in front of television and...

2014-04-23 20:23:32

Top Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Payam Jarrah-Nejad takes a thorough approach to delivering top rhinoplasty results. LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The combined surgical skill and artistry of Dr. Payam Jarrah-Nejad makes all the difference for rhinoplasty patients. "Dr. J," as he is known to his patients, is a board-certified plastic surgeon who offers the best results for rhinoplasty in Beverly Hills through his subtle approach that enhances each patient's beauty....

2014-04-23 20:23:23

WHIPPANY, N.J. and THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an Amgen subsidiary (Nasdaq: AMGN), today announced that The Lancet published online results from the Phase 3 DECISION trial which demonstrated that NEXAVAR(®) (sorafenib) tablets significantly extended the time patients with locally recurrent or metastatic, progressive, differentiated thyroid carcinoma that is...

2014-04-23 20:23:21

CHICAGO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BCS Financial Corporation and Fusion Company announced today the launch of Ancilyze Technologies LLC, a new joint venture enabling health insurance distributors to integrate optimized ancillary product and service offerings into their existing healthcare distribution systems. Ancilyze's optimization capabilities easily integrate with health insurance carriers, ancillary product providers, and private exchange platforms. Ancillary products and...

2014-04-23 20:23:20

BOULDER, Colo., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Array BioPharma Inc. (Nasdaq: ARRY) will report financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 and hold a conference call to discuss those results on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Ron Squarer, Chief Executive Officer and Michael Carruthers, Chief Financial Officer will lead the call. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121029/LA02195LOGO Conference Call Information Date: Tuesday, April...

2014-04-23 20:23:18

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7wz5xs/general_review_of) has announced the addition of the "General Review of Clinical Trial Environment in Japan 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7wz5xs/general_review_of ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) In Japan, companies begin researching and developing...

2014-04-23 20:23:03

WOODBRIDGE, ON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. (OTCQX: PVTTF) (CSE: PVO), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on Omega-3 therapies for cardiovascular disease and overall health, announced the resignations of two of its directors effective April 17, 2014: Dr. John P. Nicholson, Jr. who was appointed on October 30, 2013 following the conclusion of an equity financing, and Mr. James Connolly, who was appointed March 10, 2014 following the closing of...

2014-04-23 20:22:49

Beverly Hills Physicians doctors are providing leading edge care in the area of women's sexual health LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Labial reduction and other female-specific surgeries have not been widely discussed up to now, but it's a topic that women and medical observers are going to be learning much more about. Beverly Hills Physicians understands that subjects like vaginal rejuvenation might be difficult for some of us to discuss, but the beneficial impact of...

2014-04-23 20:22:11

AUSTIN, Texas, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spindletop Capital is pleased to announce the 2013 results for the Spindletop Healthcare public market portfolio. Spindletop created these indices based on proprietary algorithms to focus on five different verticals within healthcare - Medical Device, Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Services, and Texas Healthcare companies. The indices augment the firm's private equity practice which invests in expansion/growth capital for...

2014-04-23 16:36:07

IRVINE, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Multi-Fineline Electronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MFLX), a leading global provider of high-quality, technologically advanced flexible printed circuits and assemblies, announced today that the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, Reza Meshgin will be presenting at the Jefferies 2014 Technology, Media and Telecom Conference. The conference is being held May 6-8, 2014 in Miami. The Company is currently scheduled to present at 10:30 a.m....


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Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

Pharmacophobia
2013-12-24 12:55:45

Pharmacophobia or medication phobia, comes from Greek pharmakon, meaning “drug, medicine” and phobos, meaning “fear”, is the fear of the use of pharmacological treatments. In severe, excessive, and irrational cases, it might be a type of specific phobia. While lack of awareness by patient of adverse drug reactions can have a serious consequence, having a phobia of medications can also have serious detrimental effects on the patient’s health. Medication phobia can also lead to...

Phobophobia
2013-12-24 12:34:07

Phobophobia is a phobia defined as the fear of phobias, or the fear of fear, including intense anxiety and unrealistic and persistent fear of the somatic sensations and the feared phobia ensuing. This phobia can also be defined as the fear of developing a phobia. Phobophobia is related to anxiety disorders and panic attacks directly linked to other types of phobias, such as agoraphobia. When a patient has developed this phobia, their condition might be diagnosed and treated as part of anxiety...

Cynophobia
2013-12-24 10:43:28

Cynophobia, from the Greek kyon meaning dog, and phobos, meaning fear, is the abnormal fear of dogs. This phobia is classified as a specific phobia, under the subtype “animal phobias”. According to Dr. Timothy O. Rentz of the Laboratory for the Study of Anxiety Disorders at the University of Texas, animal phobias are among the most common specific phobias and 36 percent who seek out treatment report being afraid of cats or dogs. Although snakes and spider are among the more common in...

Entomophobia
2013-12-24 10:17:24

Entomophobia, known also as insect phobia, is a specific phobia of one or more classes of insects. More specific cases include apiphobia (fear of bees) and myrmecophobia (fear of ants). The symptoms regarding this phobia are much like of the symptoms regarding many other irrational fears. An entomophobic is expected to experience enough anxiety upon viewing or otherwise coming into contact with an insect that he or she experiences full-blown panic attacks. With the extreme and serious...

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