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2014-09-16 23:11:12

Oxnard dentist and international lecturer Dr. Saj Jivraj, founder of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Oxnard and Woodland Hills, Calif., is presenting at the Spectrum Day Vancouver conference this weekend. Dr. Jivraj, an expert in teeth restoration and replacement, will speak about All-on-4™ dental implants in his presentation “Clinical and Laboratory Aspects of Graft Less Solutions,” which he will deliver at 12:40 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Empire Landmark Hotel &...

2014-09-16 23:11:04

Peer-reviewed journal examines cancer and genetics in Cuba Oakland, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 MEDICC Review today announced publication of a double-issue journal on cancer and genetics in Cuba. Although the articles do not explore relationships between cancer and genetics, the two themes are intrinsically connected, since cancers begin with errors in cell division. The cancer-related articles relate to the full spectrum of cancer control, from primary prevention to treatment and...

2014-09-16 23:10:39

Company to exhibit nerve repair technologies at Booth 205 Alachua, FL (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), a leading medical technology company focused on the peripheral nerve repair market, announced that it will sponsor an educational forum at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) 2014 Annual Meeting, taking place September 18-20 at the John B. Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA. The event, entitled “Nerve Matters”, will focus on improving...

2014-09-16 23:10:28

Diet Doc’s new Emotional Eaters Diet Plans have helped people nationwide improve their health and restore their figure New York, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Emotional eaters generally turn to food, not because they are actually hungry, but for comfort during times of stress, loneliness, and frustration. These comfort foods typically consist of fatty, sugar laden treats that may provide temporary relief, but can lead to unwanted weight gain, as well as sabotaging the best laid weight...

2014-09-16 23:10:26

New Line Medical has made bulky, confusing cholesterol screening supplies a thing of the past thanks to its new product: New Line Medical Universal Cholesterol Screening Kits. Lafayette, Louisiana (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 New Line Medical is proud to announce the launch of an amazing new product for corporate wellness programs and wellness events: the New Line Medical Universal Cholesterol Screening Kit. “In the past, cholesterol screening was a big hassle for wellness events because...

2014-09-16 23:09:58

Dr. Beth Hartog and Dr. Paul Gindoff have founded Chelsea Fertility of New York City, a full service fertility treatment practice in the New York Tri-State Area. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 After working together for eight years and establishing the GWU fertility program as one of the premier fertility centers in the late 1990s and early 2000s, Dr. Beth Hartog and Dr. Paul Gindoff have returned to their hometown of New York City to launch Chelsea Fertility of New York City,...

2014-09-16 23:09:45

Market Size - $410.6 Mn in 2013, Market Growth – CAGR of 15.6%, Market Trends –Growing demand for artificial organs. View Full Report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/healthcare-3d-printing-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The global market for healthcare 3D printing is expected to reach USD 1,129.8 million by 2020, growing at an estimated CAGR of 15.6% from 2014 to 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. A...

2014-09-16 23:09:43

The Structured Family Caregiving model of care delivered by Caregiver Homes has received this accreditation, which recognizes service and quality that demonstrates strong performance that meets NCQA’s rigorous requirements for case management. BOSTON, MA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Caregiver Homes Network, Inc. has achieved the highest accreditation status of Case Management Accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The Structured Family Caregiving model of...

2014-09-16 23:09:34

On October 13, 2014 at 1:00PM EST, three leaders in the field of thrombosis education: Anticoagulation Forum, National Blood Clot Alliance and Clot Connect will combine their resources to present a one- hour, live webinar for patients dealing with thrombosis. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 World Thrombosis Day (WTD) represents a collective drive to increase awareness and action through educational activities for the public and health professionals. Monday October 13, 2014 will mark the first,...

2014-09-16 23:09:29

Castlewood Treatment Center staff and clients share what makes treatment at Castlewood different ST. LOUIS, MO (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 In a new video released by Castlewood Treatment Center, staff members and clients offer a glimpse into the comprehensive and caring treatment for eating disorders available at Castlewood facilities. The video uses personal interviews to highlight aspects of the dynamic program Castlewood provides. From the personal admissions interview with clients and...


Latest Health Medical Pharma Reference Libraries

Belgian Landrace
2014-08-27 09:35:46

The Belgian landrace, also known as the Belgian lop-eared, Belgian improved landrace, or the improved Belgian, is a breed of domestic pig that can be found in northern areas of Belgium. It was developed when English pigs were imported into Belgium, after which time they were improved upon until 1930, when they were bred with German landrace pigs. The resulting breed was crossbred with Dutch landrace pigs in 1945 and later other breeds including those from Germany and Luxemburg. This breed...

British Friesian Cattle
2014-07-12 11:44:10

The British Friesian is a breed of cattle from the United Kingdom. The modern British Friesian dominated the dairy cattle population from the 1950s through the 1980s. Stock as well as semen were exported during this time throughout the world. The original Friesian breed was imported to ports of England and Scotland during the 1800s until it was stopped in 1892 when a threat of foot and mouth disease became a concern. By the end of 1912 there were 1,000 bulls and 6,000 cows registered in...

Blue Gray Cattle
2014-07-12 10:27:38

The Blue Grey is a breed of beef cattle that is popular in Scotland and north of England. It was developed by crossing a white bred shorthorn and Black Galloway cows. The color of the Blue Grey is roan blue. However, roan coloration is not a dominant color gene and the color does not always hold true. Only about half of the calves born to two true blue roan cattle will be blue roan, the rest will be either solid white or solid black. Blue roan is only consistent in the first generation of...

Belgian Blue Cattle
2014-07-09 14:37:46

The Belgian Blue is a breed of beef cattle originating in Belgium. It was developed in the 1800s by crossbreeding local cattle with a Shorthorn breed from the United Kingdom. It is quite possible that the Charolais cattle was also used in the development of the Belgian Blue. A modern breed of the Belgian blue was developed in the 1950s by Professor Hanset while working at an artificial insemination facility in the Liege province. The breed was introduced to the United States in 1978 by...

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...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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