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2014-04-24 12:29:22

MELVILLE, N.Y., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today that the Company will present at two conferences in May: -- May 7, 2014- Deutsche Bank Securities 39(th) Annual Health Care Conference in Boston, MA at 8:00 a.m. ET -- May 28, 2014 - Stifel Dental & Veterinary Conference in New York, NY at...

2014-04-24 12:29:16

ALBANY, New York, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Transfection Technology Market (Reagent-based method, Instrument-based method and Virus-based method) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" the global transfection technology market was valued at USD 386.4 million in 2012 and is estimated to reach a market worth of USD 768.2 million in 2019growing at a CAGR of...

2014-04-24 12:29:13

Varian to deploy standardized treatment systems at UnityPoint Health hospitals across Iowa and Illinois PALO ALTO, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) announced that it has entered an agreement with UnityPoint Health to be its exclusive supplier of software and devices for image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery. The agreement is part of a long-term plan for enhancing and extending radiotherapy and radiosurgery cancer treatment capabilities...

2014-04-24 12:29:12

REXBURG, Idaho, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Targeting the tendency to slack off, lose focus or abandon drive and ambition, NewMotivation.com has officially opened to the public in an effort to curb the common quitter mentality in weight-loss-minded individuals. By emphasizing healthy, balanced weight loss and regular diet or exercise, NewMotivation.com entices its participants by offering monetary rewards obtained through minor registration fees for users. No matter the route...

2014-04-24 12:29:08

-- Community Opticians Assume Ownership of Pearle Vision in Columbia, Tenn. -- MASON, Ohio, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearle Vision, one of North America's largest and most trusted licensed optical brands, is proud to announce it has signed an agreement with two local entrepreneurs to assume ownership of the location in Columbia, Tenn. Tony and Donna Schlemmer now own and operate the Pearle Vision neighborhood eye care center at 1301 Trotwood Avenue in Columbia. The center was...

2014-04-24 12:29:05

- Jana Stark Continues to Serve Community in Hollywood, Fla. - MASON, Ohio, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearle Vision, one of North America's largest and most trusted licensed optical brands, announced it has signed an agreement with a father and daughter team to assume ownership of the Pearle Vision location in Hollywood, Fla. Jana Stark, along with her father Alex Pyasky, now own and operate the Pearle Vision neighborhood eye care center at 2914 Oakwood Boulevard. The center was...

2014-04-24 12:28:58

PORTLAND, Oregon, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The database of Research Beam has a latest addition of report, titled "Continuous Glucose Monitoring Market (CGM Systems, Application, Diabetic Type, and Adoption by Age Group) - Current Trends, Size, Share, Industry Analysis, Competitive Intelligence, Growth, Opportunities and Global Forecasts, 2012 -2020." This report prepared with insightful analysis provides a microscopic view about continuous glucose monitoring market to...

2014-04-24 12:28:52

PORTLAND, Oregon, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wound closure and advanced wound care products are gaining ground over traditional methods of wound care, globally. Factors propelling the advanced wound care products are the minimal need of bed capacity in hospitals, and shifting inclination towards homecare therapies that enhance healing and minimize hospital time. Therapies and products that promote faster wound healing are gaining prominence due to the recovery time taken...

2014-04-24 12:28:48

Each of the Emerging LABA/LAMA Fixed-Dose Combinations Has Advantages Over Current Therapies on Efficacy Measures, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that surveyed U.S. and European pulmonologists agree that a therapy offering a greater reduction in exacerbations is among the areas of greatest opportunity for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) treatments. The majority of surveyed U.S....

2014-04-24 12:28:46

LAS VEGAS, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, April 23, 2014, Affiliated Dialysis Centers, LLC ("ADC") shared the release of clinical data in a Late Breaking Poster Session at the 2014 National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Spring Clinical Meetings in Las Vegas, NV. Xelay Acumen, a strategy and medical data analytics firm, independently led the data collection and analysis effort, and Dr. Alex Yang, M.D. presented the results. Earlier this year, ADC presented the first results of a large...


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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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