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2014-04-21 23:03:08

New research report “Tissue Diagnostics Market by Technology (Immunohistochemistry, in Situ Hybridization, Digital pathology & Workflow, Special Staining), Disease (Breast Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Lymphoma, Prostate Cancer, Non Small Cell Lung Cancer and Others), Product (Instruments and Consumables), End-Users (Hospitals, Pharmaceutical companies, Research Laboratories, Contract Research Organizations and Others) & by Region (The Americas, Europe, BRIC, Japan & RoW) - Trends...

2014-04-21 23:02:52

Nurses say tasks not related to care, poor communications and inadequate staffing interfere with patient care. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 U.S. hospital nurses are frustrated that understaffing and chaos in care coordination robs them of time they should spend with patients, according to a survey released by Care Logistics, Jackson Healthcare and Jackson Nurse Professionals. The nurses surveyed identified several things interfering with patient bedside time, including: Poor...

2014-04-21 23:02:21

Testim Lawsuits Rise As Louisiana Man Claims Low Testosterone Therapy Caused Him To Suffered Multiple Strokes After Using the "Low T" Treatment Drugs AndroGel and Testim New York, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Another Testim lawsuit, this one filed in Louisiana (case no.2-14-cv-00839), is claiming low testosterone therapy is behind the multiple strokes suffered by a Jefferson Parish man. Wright & Schulte LLC recently learned of the Testim lawsuit while investigating other...

2014-04-21 23:02:04

The Firm is representing numerous GranuFlo lawsuit clients who allegedly suffered sudden and life-threatening cardiovascular events due to the administration of GranuFlo or NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 As GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com/) continue to mount in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a federal judge in Colorado has dismissed certain claims filed against the owner of dialysis clinics on behalf...

2014-04-21 23:02:00

Ginseng can help treat and prevent influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a respiratory virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages, according to research findings by a scientist in Georgia State University’s new Institute for Biomedical Sciences. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Ginseng can help treat and prevent influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a respiratory virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages, according to research findings by...

2014-04-21 23:01:54

Qualidigm, in cooperation with the Connecticut Partners for Health, was the host for a Call to Action Event at the State Capitol in celebration of National Healthcare Decisions Day on April 16, 2014. Congressman John Larson was the featured keynote speaker along with government representatives and a national expert on advance directives. Wethersfield, CT (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 In recognition of the country's seventh National Healthcare Decisions Day, Qualidigm President and CEO Tim...

2014-04-21 23:01:53

CHOP Researchers’ Animal Study Suggests that Improving Newborns’ Bacterial Environment Could Fend Off Infections Philadelphia, Pa. (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Mothers give a newborn baby a gift of germs—germs that help to kick-start the infant’s immune system. But antibiotics, used to fend off infection, may paradoxically interrupt a newborn’s own immune responses, leaving already-vulnerable premature babies more susceptible to dangerous pathogens. A new animal study by neonatology...

2014-04-21 23:01:51

Prevention-focused population health solutions are crucial in achieving health equity in minority communities. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 The Population Health Alliance, the leading advocate for population health and workplace wellness, today issued the following statement in recognition of April as National Minority Health Month, an annual observance that seeks to raise awareness of the health disparities and unfavorable health outcomes that disproportionally affect African...

2014-04-21 23:01:08

As of December 2013, Symphony Performance Health is officially NCQA certified to conduct the 2014 HEDIS® CAHPS® Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Survey both electronically and by paper. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Symphony Performance Health, the industry leader in empowering healthcare transformation for providers, payers, and health systems, announced today that they have received NCQA certification to conduct the 2014 HEDIS® CAHPS® PCMH Survey to help...

2014-04-21 23:01:05

Malvern Endodontics, widen their reach offering services to the Melbourne Bayside area residents by opening Bayside Endodontics in Cheltenham. A broad range of endodontic procedures are offered including conventional root canal therapy and dental trauma management. Cheltenham, VA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Melbourne Bayside residents now have the opportunity to receive specialist endodontic care by the team at Malvern Endodontics, who have decided to extend their reach by opening a new...


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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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