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2014-04-23 23:08:41

UVA researchers discover key step in production of slimy biofilms. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 To build biofilms -- the slimy plaques bacteria create to better cling to surfaces, cause disease and resist antibiotics -- they must first release a built-in brake. Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered how the breaking of a molecular interaction plays a vital role in the creation of biofilms, a finding that could allow scientists to devise...

2014-04-23 23:08:38

Miami Stem Cell Treatment Center invited to speak at the Forum at Deer Creek in Deerfield, Florida about the advancement in adipose derived stem cell treatment. Deerfield Beach, Florida (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The Miami Stem Cell Treatment Center, PC, located in Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, and Boca Raton, Florida, announces their invite to speak at the Forum at Deer Creek in Deerfield, Florida on the use of stem cells for various degenerative and inflammatory conditions. This will be provided...

2014-04-23 23:08:16

According to a new report from BCC Research the global market for contact lenses is expected to grow to $20.1 billion by 2018, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.2%. The soft-lens category, the largest and fastest growing segment overall, is growing at a 1.2% CAGR. Wellesley, Mass., (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, CONTACT LENSES: TECHNOLOGIES AND GLOBAL MARKETS, the global market for contact lenses is...

2014-04-23 23:08:14

Dr. Kevin Sands, dental implants dentist in Beverly Hills, now uses various types of implants to meet the needs of all patients. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Beverly Hills dental implants expert, Dr. Kevin Sands, now offers various types of dental implants to meet the needs of more patients who have missing teeth. These types are single tooth implants, mini dental implants and full mouth dental implants. All dental implant types give total stability thanks to fusion with the...

2014-04-23 23:08:00

A renewed partnership with NRHA highlights Clarity’s commitment to providing risk management, quality and patient safety tools to rural healthcare providers. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Clarity Group, Inc. is proud to announce that it has renewed its partnership with the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). The already fruitful relationship reflects a joint mission between Clarity and NRHA to provide innovative and practical risk, quality and safety education and management...

2014-04-23 23:07:45

STAT!Ref has partnered with three new companies in an effort to provide new and innovative multimedia healthcare technologies to complement the expansive collection of STAT!Ref resources currently available. Jackson, WY (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Just announced, STAT!Ref now has the following new multimedia products: Draw it to Know it, BoardVitals: The Medical Specialty Question Banks and GME Pulse. Draw it to Know it Draw it to Know it teaches neuroanatomy in a purely kinesthetic way. In...

2014-04-23 23:07:39

Stress could activate "crosstalking" cell signals that decrease the body’s natural healing process after a wound occurs, according to a new study released today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine. The finding helps explain how stress impairs healing and, conversely, could lead to a way to overcome chronic wounds resulting from serious burns and other skin injuries. Durham, NC (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Stress could activate "crosstalking" cell signals that decrease the...

2014-04-23 23:07:08

AntiAging Institute of California is now offering a special offer on DON'T PAUSE. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 AntiAging Institute of California is now offering a promotion on DON’T PAUSE. Women can buy two bottles of DON’T PAUSE and receive a complimentary third bottle. Symptoms of menopause often first appear when a woman enters her 40s. The average age for menopause for American women is 51, but symptoms can begin much earlier and then continue throughout the...

2014-04-23 23:06:13

First Online Resource of Its Kind - Children’s Specialized Hospital and Kohl’s Cares announces the launch of “The Kohl’s Autism Awareness community hub” the first web platform giving families access to resources regarding autism spectrum disorder and community life. Mountainside, New Jersey (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Children’s Specialized Hospital and Kohl’s Cares announces the launch of “The Kohl’s Autism Awareness community hub” the first web platform giving families...

2014-04-23 23:06:00

Healthesystems will release the Spring 2014 issue of the RxInformer clinical journal at the RIMS conference in Denver, April 28-30. The publication is filled with articles written by Healthesystems’ clinicians and provides insights across a broad spectrum of topics related to current and emerging trends in workers’ compensation. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Healthesystems announced the release of the Spring 2014 issue of the RxInformer clinical journal. The publication is filled...


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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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