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2014-04-23 08:24:16

DUBLIN, Apr. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qbtwvc/global_depression ) has announced the addition of the "Global Depression Drugs Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Depression Drugs market to grow at a CAGR of 2.49 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in the...

2014-04-23 08:22:46

TUCSON, Ariz., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Providence Service Corporation (Nasdaq: PRSC) today announced that it is scheduled to report financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2014 on Wednesday, May 7, after the market closes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140331/LA92965LOGO Providence will hold a conference call at 11:00 a.m. EDT (8:00 a.m. PDT/MST) Thursday, May 8, 2014 to discuss its financial results and corporate developments. Interested parties...

2014-04-23 08:22:12

NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NewLead Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ-GS: NEWL) has historically been an international shipping company that has been transforming into an international vertically integrated shipping and commodity company. NewLead engages in the transportation of refined products, such as gasoline and jet fuel, and dry bulk goods, such as iron ore, coal and grain. Management has announced several actions in recent months that suggest aggressive expansion...

2014-04-23 04:20:41

Leveraging the lessons of the Koba-1 exploration well in North Africa SAINT HELIER, Jersey, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - LONGREACH OIL AND GAS LIMITED (TSXV: LOI) (the "Company" or "Longreach") is about to drill into the targeted Lower Liassic formation, the first prospective zone, with the Company's second Moroccan exploration well - Kamar-1 - on the Sidi Moktar onshore licence. "We have set intermediate casing in Kamar-1 at approximately 1,960 metres of total vertical depth...

2014-04-23 04:20:39

AMSTERDAM, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Constellium N.V. (NYSE and NYSE Euronext: CSTM) ("Constellium" or the "Company") today announced that the Company intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, approximately EUR590 million of senior unsecured notes (the "Notes") consisting of U.S. dollar denominated senior notes due 2024 and euro denominated notes due 2021 (the "Offering"). The Notes will be guaranteed on a senior unsecured basis by certain of the Company's...

2014-04-23 00:21:15

Results: Fluoroscopy time reduced by 70%; Procedure Time, Contrast Dose Cut 50% WESTMINSTER, Colo., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surefire Medical, Inc. announced that a symposium focused on the Coiling vs. Surefire Infusion System in Y90 (COSY) clinical trial will be held during the European Conference on Interventional Oncology (ECIO) meeting taking place in Berlin, Germany April 23-26. The randomized, prospective radioembolization study showed significant reductions in fluoroscopy time,...

2014-04-23 00:21:13

DUBLIN, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3t5r4b/companion) has announced the addition of the "Companion Diagnostics: Market Size, Segmentation, Growth, Competition and Trends" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3t5r4b/companion ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Companion diagnostics (CDx) is an emerging (+$200M) segment of the -$50B in...

2014-04-22 23:17:07

Great Point Partners, LLC, a Greenwich-based private investment firm focused on the health care industry, today announced a growth recapitalization investment in Corrona from its second private equity fund, GPP II. Greenwich, CT and Southborough, MA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Great Point Partners, LLC, a Greenwich-based private investment firm focused on the health care industry, today announced a growth recapitalization investment in Corrona, Inc. (“Corrona”). Corrona is an...

2014-04-22 23:16:44

Ron Chabot, General Manager of ETIAM Corp discusses a recent success at a nation’s top hospital about their second opinion programs. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 At the recent CATEL Telemedicine conference held in Paris and broadcast in 28 locations including France, the US, Quebec, Tahiti and Martinique , ETIAM demonstrated their successes and goals with their MyConsult Second Opinion program, used by one of the leading hospitals in the US and by patients and healthcare...

2014-04-22 23:16:31

The NBCC Foundation has awarded Sheena Freeman of Enfield, North Carolina, a 2014 rural scholarship. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. (NBCC), recently awarded a 2014 NBCC Foundation rural scholarship to Sheena Freeman of Enfield, North Carolina. The rural scholarship is awarded to counseling students who commit to practicing in rural areas upon graduation. The mission of the NBCC Foundation is to...


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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