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2014-04-24 08:35:21

As A Divisional Sponsor, RMANJ Will Support the March of Dimes Walk for Babies on April 27 to Support One Healthy Baby at a Time BASKING RIDGE, N.J., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (RMANJ), global leaders in infertility care, is pleased to announce that it is a divisional sponsor with the March of Dimes for 2014. "Our mission of one healthy baby at a time is well aligned with the goals of the March of Dimes," said Dr. Richard T. Scott Jr., a...

2014-04-24 08:35:20

Hospitals, ACOs and PCMHs now able to reduce costs and improve outcomes by enhancing patient engagement and providing beyond point-of-care treatment guidelines NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Fitango, an innovative health care technology company launched FitangoCare(TM), a patient engagement and adherence solution for providers and payers. For providers such as hospitals, ACOs and PCMHs, FitangoCare provides an adherence improvement and readmission avoidance solution...

2014-04-24 08:35:18

Innovative technology is based on safe elimination of stubborn fat deposits through targeted cooling SAN DIEGO, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CoolSculpting has made a big impact on cosmetic medicine since it was initially FDA cleared in 2010, because it targets one of the most troublesome issues for many people--bulges of fat that don't respond to diet or exercise. It is completely non-surgical and non-invasive, and reduces problem areas through a pioneering technology called...

2014-04-24 08:35:16

Since the introduction of the fractional thermolysis (FT) device, skin care treatments have changed dramatically, says Eugene plastic surgeon Kiya Movassaghi EUGENE, Ore., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten years ago an incredible advance in laser skin care treatment was introduced that now offers patients remarkable, long-lasting results with just one treatment. "The fractional laser is the preferred laser to treat fine lines, discoloration, or acne scarring," explains Kiya Movassaghi, MD....

2014-04-24 08:35:11

Fastest, Most Compact System Frees Up Staff Time and Counter Space, and Can Prevent Human Error CENTER VALLEY, Pa., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a global technology leader in delivering innovative diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for Medical and Surgical procedures, among other core businesses, announced today the launch of the fastest, most compact Automated Endoscope Leak Tester on the market, ALT-Pro - a system that prevents human error while enhancing efficiency in...

2014-04-24 08:35:09

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL), a leading provider of medication and supply management solutions and analytics software for healthcare facilities, will hold a conference call Thursday, May 1, to discuss the Company's First Quarter 2014 financial results. What: Omnicell First Quarter 2014 earnings conference call and webcast When: May 1, 2014, 1:30 p.m. PT Who: Randall Lipps, chairman, president and chief...

2014-04-24 08:35:01

Now Providing Meaningful Use Stage 2 Lab Connectivity For Promentum Users SANTA FE, N.M., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UC Charting Solutions is pleased to announce a new certified partnership agreement with Halfpenny Technologies located in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania now providing Meaningful Use, Stage 2 lab data interoperability for ProMentum® Users. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140423/77676 Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140423/77675 Through...

2014-04-24 08:34:59

Organization sought out state-of-the-art technology MINNEAPOLIS, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyline Medical Inc. (OTCQB: SKLN) is installing three direct-to-drain STREAMWAY Fluid Waste Management Systems at Prairie Ridge Hospital and Health Services' facilities in Minnesota. The sales include two units installed recently at a new replacement facility in Elbow Lake, Minnesota, and one to be installed at the group's Morris outpatient center in May. "The philosophy with our new...

2014-04-24 08:34:57

Easy-to-use CD4 analysis platform tailored to meet the needs of resource-limited settings SAN JOSE, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD Biosciences, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced the launch of the BD FACSPresto(TM) Near Patient CD4 Counter system that provides absolute and percentage results of CD4 T lymphocytes and hemoglobin (Hb) concentration in whole blood samples to stage and...

2014-04-24 08:34:53

Corporate Giving Highlights Release of Company's 2013 Corporate Citizenship Report COLUMBUS, Ga., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance at the worksite in the United States, insuring more than 50 million people worldwide, announced today its corporate giving for the treatment and research of childhood cancer exceeded $87 million in 2013. This figure incorporates funds that have been given by the company, its independent sales force, employees and...


Latest Health Medical Pharma Reference Libraries

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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