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2014-04-23 12:29:35

BISHOPS STORTFORD, England, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meet Dotmatics at booth #237 to learn about the most established collaborative informatics research platform Dotmatics [http://www.dotmatics.com ], a leading provider of scientific informatics solutions and services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, will be exhibiting at booth #237 of the annual Bio-IT World Conference & Exposition 2014...

2014-04-23 12:29:34

Seek Restoration of a Full Service Hospital SPRINGFIELD, Mass., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060525/NETH016LOGO A delegation of nurses from North Adams Regional Hospital will be outside and inside the U.S. District Court in Springfield for a hearing being held on Thursday to discuss the process for re-opening the hospital, which was...

2014-04-23 12:29:32

PRINCETON, N.J., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The WIRB-Copernicus Group ("WCG"), the world's largest provider of regulatory and ethical review services for clinical research, announced today that David Forster, J.D., M.A., C.I.P., the Company's Chief Compliance Officer, will be a featured speaker at the 2014 Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP) Annual Conference being held April 23-25 in Salt Lake City, Utah....

2014-04-23 12:29:29

The American Health Care Association has announced that it will have a Hawaiian theme for this year's National Nursing Home Week May 11th through the 17th. Gold Crest Care Center of New York City is participating in the week-long celebration with Hawaiian themed activities throughout the week. NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amidst tree-lined streets of the pleasant Pelham Gardens area of the Bronx, in an area with beautiful private homes sits the Gold Crest Care Center. The...

2014-04-23 12:29:27

Sneezing, Coughing & Itchy, Watery Eyes? Relief from Allergy Symptoms Begins When Patients Discuss Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment with Their Primary Care Physician SAN ANTONIO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --According to a recent national survey, while two-thirds (67 percent) of Americans suffer from seasonal or perennial allergy symptoms, only half of these sufferers are addressing the issue with a medical professional, leaving millions across the country unnecessarily suffering...

2014-04-23 12:29:24

Program Also Led to Better Blood Glucose Control and Greater Reductions in Heart Disease Risk Factors; Jenny Craig for Type 2 Now Available to Consumers CARLSBAD, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Study Highlights: -- After one year, Jenny Craig participants lost more than three times as much weight as the Usual Care group. -- Study participants following Jenny Craig's lower carbohydrate menu significantly reduced their HbA1c levels from 7.3% to 6.6%, while...

2014-04-23 12:29:22

Strategic Purchase Allows for Expansion into New Markets and Continued Diversification of Nutritional Supplement Offerings NEWARK, N.J., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inergetics, Inc. (OTCBB: NRTI), a leading developer of nutritional supplements, today announced it has entered into a letter of intent to purchase the assets of OmEssentials®, a private company dedicated to the development of advanced nutritional formulations and progressive nutrition education supporting the yoga,...

2014-04-23 12:29:19

BEIJING, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BMC Medical Co., Ltd (in the following: BMC) announces that BMC has initiated invalidity proceedings in China against five ResMed's patents before the Chinese Patent Re-examination Boards (PRB) in October 2013. The oral proceedings of four cases have taken place. One of the patent No. 200680002169.4 entitled "Cushion for patient interface" has been revoked entirely by the PRB on April 22, 2014. Other cases are still pending. (Logo:...

2014-04-23 12:29:15

DUBLIN, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7j7z38/invitro) has announced the addition of the "In-Vitro Toxicology/ Toxicity Testing Market by Industry, Technology, Applications & Method - Global Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7j7z38/invitro ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global market of in-vitro toxicology...

2014-04-23 12:29:10

MINNEAPOLIS, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two new studies may offer hope for people with migraine. The two studies released today will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014. Both studies involve drugs that are aimed at preventing migraine attacks from occurring, rather than stopping the attacks once they have started. These studies are the first to test monoclonal antibodies for the prevention of...


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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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