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2014-04-16 04:22:00

SALT LAKE CITY, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jessica Smith is skating her way into history. The 30-year-old speed skater boasts an impressive career: she's a four-time World Championship medalist and a twelve-time World Cup medalist. And she's had a big year. She wowed crowds when she dominated the U.S. Olympic speed skating trials, earning a spot in the recent Sochi Olympics in not one but THREE short-track speed skating events. And she recently broke U.S. records in both the 3,000...

2014-04-16 04:21:57

STOCKHOLM, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilson Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has closed a $40 million Series B financing co-led by new investors, Abingworth LLP and MVM Life Science Partners LLP ("MVM"). The company's founding investor, HealthCap, also participated in the round. "We are pleased with this significant support from our new as well as existing investors, who represent some of the most experienced in the global life sciences...

2014-04-16 04:21:26

GNS Healthcare strengthens leadership team with the addition of industry veteran Mark Pottle. CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GNS Healthcare is pleased to announce that Mark Pottle has joined the company's executive team as Chief Financial Officer. Mark has extensive experience in finance, M&A, business development and strategic operational leadership in both fast growing healthcare technology firms and a Fortune 50 diversified healthcare company. Prior to...

2014-04-16 00:21:06

TOKYO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ajinomoto Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. announced on April 16 that the abstract of phase 2a clinical study data of an oral alpha 4 integrin antagonist, development code AJM300, has been accepted for presentation at the Digestive Disease Week 2014 (May 3 - 6 in Chicago, USA). The contents of data will be presented at the beginning of Joint Presidential Plenary Session collaborated by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the American...

2014-04-16 00:21:04

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tn85gq/drug_injection) has announced the addition of the "Drug Injection Devices to 2018. Devices, Markets, Strategies and Forecasts" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tn85gq/drug_injection ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The past decade has seen a dramatic shift...

2014-04-16 00:21:02

Second annual gala and auction to benefit foundation and music scholarship programs SANTA ANA, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tasos Project for Kids Foundation and Scholarship Program, a nonprofit organization, is hosting its second annual fundraising gala event at the Lyon Air Museum in Santa Ana, Wednesday, June 11, 5:00 - 9:00 PM. The event will celebrate the life of Tasos Tsirtsis, who passed away in January of 2013 after a courageous battle with leukemia, and will raise...

2014-04-15 23:16:24

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Cell Analysis Market by Instruments (Flow Cytometer, Microscope, Microfluidics, QPCR), Consumables, Application (Cell Identification, Cell Viability, Cell Proliferation, Cytology, Signal Transduction, Single Cell Analysis) – Global Forecast to 2018” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The global cell analysis market is a technology-driven market and is marked by the ‘Threat of Obsolescence,’ wherein technologies as well as their...

2014-04-15 23:16:09

A new Superior Magnetic bracelet with 5200 Gauss rare earth ion neodymium magnets for pain relief in seconds released by Pain Free Living. Charleston, West Virginia (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Pain Free Living, a leader in the alternative pain relief industry, is excited to announce a new pain relieving magnetic bracelet using ion neodymium 5200 gauss rare earth magnets. These are the strongest neodymium magnets for the fastest pain relief in a magnetic therapy bracelet. Pain Free Living...

2014-04-15 23:16:07

A review of Natural Vitiligo Treatment on the site naturalvitiligotreatmentsystem.com concludes that this e-book can help users cure their vitiligo naturally. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Natural Vitiligo Treatment System is Michael Dawson’s e-book that teaches users to cure their vitiligo naturally. The author reveals his 2-month vitiligo treatment that allows him to get rid of vitiligo completely. Users will discover the horrible truth about conventional vitiligo treatments and alternative...

2014-04-15 23:16:00

Dr. Ronald Receveur, one of Louisville’s best cosmetic dentists, is calling on those who have been afraid of going to the dentist for fear of exposure to radiation to worry no more. Dr. Receveur’s dental implant clinic in New Albany, across the Ohio River from Louisville, Ky., is the only practice in Southern Indiana, and one of only about 500 dental offices in the country, using a recently purchased Galileos 3D CAT scanner to diagnose and treat patients with three-dimensional head and...


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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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