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2014-04-16 20:20:19

Hyundai marks 16th year in the fight against pediatric cancer NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Hope On Wheels®, a nonprofit organization committed to helping kids fight cancer, rang the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell this morning at the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York's Times Square. The event honored Hyundai Motor America's 16th year in the fight against pediatric cancer. Chairman of the Hyundai Hope On Wheels Board of Directors Mickey Pong was joined by the...

2014-04-16 16:33:48

Company Recognized for Culture and Policies Supporting Veterans RESTON, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, has been named as one of the "Best for Vets" Employers for 2014 by Military Times. The list honors 59 companies that most successfully focus on culture and policies that support military veterans. Employers were scored on a nearly 90-question analysis of a company's efforts to connect with...

2014-04-16 16:33:31

Kovai Limited released BizTalk360 version 7.2 today which is the latest stable version of the advanced BizTalk Server Management and Monitoring tool. This is an intermediate release of the product that has new features and enhancements to the existing functionalities. LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kovai Limited released their latest version of BizTalk Server Monitoring and Management tool today. BizTalk360 Version 7.2 will be made available to customers, enabling them to...

2014-04-16 16:32:13

THOMAS P. JOYCE, JR. TO SUCCEED H. LAWRENCE CULP, JR. AS PRESIDENT AND CEO IN MARCH 2015 WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) today announced that Executive Vice President Thomas P. Joyce, Jr. will succeed H. Lawrence Culp, Jr. as President and Chief Executive Officer upon Mr. Culp's retirement on March 1, 2015. Mr. Culp will continue at Danaher in an advisory role into the first quarter of 2016. Steven M. Rales, Chairman of the Danaher Board...

2014-04-16 16:30:52

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Minimally Invasive Surgery Market (Surgical Devices, Monitoring & Visualization Devices, and Endoscopy Devices) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019...

2014-04-16 16:30:50

DUBLIN, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q7jzmk/sustained_release) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of International Sustained Release Injectables to 2020" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q7jzmk/sustained_release ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Formulations, Dosing, Devices, Markets and Forecasts The ability...

2014-04-16 16:30:48

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXA) will report results for its fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2014 on Monday, May 5, 2014, following the close of the U.S. financial markets. The Company will also host an investor conference call and live webcast on the same day at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time / 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time to provide a company update and discuss the financial results....

2014-04-16 16:30:46

PITTSBURGH, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that its U.S.-based subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has launched XULANE(TM) (Norelgestromin / Ethinyl Estradiol Transdermal System 150/35 mcg per day), the generic version of Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s ORTHO EVRA®* (Norelgestromin / Ethinyl Estradiol Transdermal System 150/35 mcg per day). This product is indicated for the prevention of pregnancy in women who elect to use a transdermal patch...

2014-04-16 16:30:32

NORTHFIELD, Ill., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the American Society of Cytopathology (ASC) announced today the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on initiatives to advance the delivery of cytopathology services and improve patient care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75656 The non-exclusive collaboration will enhance the relationship between the two organizations to advocate excellence in the...

2014-04-16 16:30:29

AUSTIN, Texas, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, April 16, the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery at St. David's North Austin Medical Center will become the first facility in the world to bring the benefits of the new da Vinci Xi Surgical System to patients. Within the first week, physicians will perform several different cancer procedures across three different specialties. The three specialties are colorectal, gynecologic and urologic oncology. "The use of...


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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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