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2014-09-16 23:03:34

Leadership Shift Supports Drive to Improve Medication Use McLean, Va. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 RxAnte, the leading platform for improving medication use through predictive analytics and targeted clinical programs, today announced key changes to its management team. The announced changes support the Company’s drive to improve medication effectiveness through the use of predictive analytics and targeted clinical programs. On September 2, 2014, Brock Hardaway, chief executive officer of...

2014-09-16 23:02:57

The Firm is representing numerous DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuit clients who suffered metallosis, chronic pain, premature device failure, and other serious complications, allegedly due to a metal-on-metal version of the Pinnacle Hip Replacement System. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The first federal trial of a DePuy Pinnacle hip replacement lawsuit (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/depuy-pinnacle/lawsuit) now underway in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas...

2014-09-16 23:02:35

Recognizing the growing demand for affordable and comprehensive smile makeovers, leading dental practices in Turkey are providing Middle Eastern patients expert dental services. VisitandCare.com’s partnered dental providers in Turkey are renewing their commitment to patients who want to maintain optimal dental health and seek professional cosmetic dentistry services. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Recognizing the growing demand for affordable and comprehensive smile makeovers,...

2014-09-16 23:02:23

New Action Guide 1.0 Ready for Input Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Programs and policies that promote health and disease prevention could potentially yield hundreds of billions of dollars in savings for the US health system, according to a 2007 report by the Commonwealth Fund. To help spur these types of improvements, the National Quality Forum (NQF) is seeking up to 10 collaborative groups from across the country to field test the NQF Action Guide 1.0 (http://bit.ly/1wo4gsa)...

2014-09-16 23:01:32

Dry needling helps to find and eliminate neuromuscular dysfunction. Odessa, TX (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Paradigm Physical Therapy is proud to announce that they are now offering a new therapeutic treatment for their patients. Dry needling is a procedure that uses an acupuncture needle to treat a variety of musculoskeletal problems. In this invasive procedure, a solid filament or acupuncture needle is inserted into the skin and muscle to create a trigger point. Using repeated strokes and...

2014-09-16 23:01:30

Online therapy gives patients the chance to receive substance abuse treatment in the comfort of their own home. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Not all recovery plans are alike, and at Millennium Treatment Group, they take care to make sure all their patients are receiving the treatment that is best for them. For some, this may include the newly-introduced online therapy. Millennium Treatment Group recently launched the new online therapy program which gives patients the...

2014-09-16 23:01:28

Kristaleen joins the dental office as the new dental hygienist. Eagan, MN (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Cliff Lake Dental Care is proud to announce the latest addition to their team. Kristaleen is the newest dental hygienist to join Dr. Rauchwarter's team. The team at Cliff Lake Dental Care looks forward to working with her and knows she will bring many benefits to the office as well as to her patients. Kristaleen grew up in River Falls, WI. She finished dental assisting school and...

2014-09-16 23:01:11

The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation, has partnered with Osler Health IPA, a primary care physician-centered, owned and managed health network, to provide New Jersey medical practices with a technology-enhanced management system that will help them improve the quality of care they provide, streamline their delivery of services, and substantially reduce costs. Newark, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT...

2014-09-16 23:01:03

Liquid BioCell™ SKIN and Liquid BioCell™ SPORT target beauty and sports nutrition markets. Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 On Friday, September 12, Jusuru International announced the launch of two new product extensions, an accompanying mobile application, the grand-opening of their new national headquarters, several novel marketing tools for their sales force, and their sponsorship of the international non-profit Vitamin Angels at their 5th annual national convention, Rise to...

2014-09-16 23:00:22

Be sure to catch 101 Mobility of Long Island on latest episode of NBC’s George to the Rescue. Floral Park, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 This past June, John Michiellini, owner of 101 Mobility of Long Island, and a handful of Nassau County business leaders teamed up with George Oliphant of NBC’s George to the Rescue. Their mission: to help a local wheelchair-bound woman independently access her garden and driveway. On Saturday evening, all involved parties will finally get the chance...


Latest Health Reference Libraries

Chinese cinnamon
2014-02-10 07:07:51

Cinnamomum cassia is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Chinese cassia or Chinese cinnamon. C. cassia is a member of the family Lauraceae. It is indigenous to southern China; however the plant is widely cultivated for its aromatic bark that is turned into the common spice “cinnamon”. The plant is nurtured and grown most abundant in Asia, specifically in India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Cinnamomum cassia plants...

Indonesian Cinnamon, Cinnamomum burmannii
2014-02-07 09:31:00

Cinnamomum burmannii is a flowering tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as Indonesian Cinnamon, Padang Cassia or Korintje. C. burmannii belongs to the Lauraceae family. The plant is most commonly known for its spice; the household spice cinnamon is made from the tree’s bark. The species is found growing naturally in Southeast Asia and Indonesia, specifically in the West Sumatra and Western Jambi provinces. It prefers tropical climates, requiring wet environments....

Marfan's Syndrome
2013-07-19 15:22:33

Marfan's syndrome is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue that causes excessively tall stature and long extremities. It is carried by the gene FBN1, which encodes the connective protein fibrillin-1, and is a dominant trait. The human genetic makeup contains a pair of FBN1 genes, so because of its dominance, inheriting one affected FBN1 gene from either parent will result in Marfan's syndrome. It effects both males and females, and has no ethnic bias. It was named after Antoine Marfan,...

Cystic Fibrosis
2013-07-19 15:03:45

Cystic fibrosis, also called mucoviscidosis, is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder of the viscous secretions in the body. In turn, it effects the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestines, as well as all other exocrine glands in the body. The most common genetic mutation that causes CF is a deletion of three nucleotides that results in a loss of phenylalanine, an amino acid at the 508th position on the protein. It should be noted, however, that there are over a thousand other mutations that...

Schistosoma mansoni
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Schistosoma mansoni is a species of parasitic worm, classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum, which affects an estimated 83.31 million throughout the world. This species is the most populous of all members of its genus, occurring in fifty-four countries including areas like Africa, the Middle East, South America, and the Caribbean. This species causes intestinal schistosomiasis in humans. The mapped genome of Schistosoma mansoni and S. japonicum were published in 2009. The associated...

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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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