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2014-07-29 12:35:28

Designed to bring care closer to home, improve quality of care and better serve communities ROCKVILLE, Md., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins Medicine today announced plans to strengthen the successful collaboration between the two health care organizations. With the new agreement, Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins Medicine will expand ways to deliver quality care by sharing evidence-based best practices, advancing population health programs, collaborating on...

2014-07-29 12:35:23

Major product release transforms benefits shopping experience and simplifies HR administration BOSTON and NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxwell Health (Maxwell), a fast-growing industry leader in health IT, announced today a major release of their revolutionary operating system for employee benefits. For the first time ever, employers across the country can provide a comprehensive Health as a Service (HaaS) platform that enables and encourages a holistic view of health....

2014-07-29 12:35:21

WARRINGTON, Pa., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSCO), a specialty biotechnology company dedicated to advancing a new standard of respiratory critical care, will report its second quarter 2014 financial results on August 5, 2014 before the open of the U.S. financial markets. The Company will host a live teleconference and webcast at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time that same day. During the conference call, Discovery Labs' management will discuss the...

2014-07-29 12:35:13

DALLAS, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new research report "Digital Pathology Market Slide Scanners (Whole Slide Imaging), Analytics (Image Analysis Software), Delivery Modes (Web Based/Cloud Based) & Whole Slide Image Storage - Global Forecasts & Trends to 2018", published by MarketsandMarkets, analyzes and studies the major market drivers and restraints in geographies such as North America, Europe, Asia, and the Rest of the World (RoW). Browse...

2014-07-29 12:35:11

Dr. Rashmi Patel urges patients to visit his practice, Enfield Family Dental, on a regular basis for cleanings and examinations. By visiting regularly and engaging in preventative dentistry, patients are much more likely to avoid developing more serious dental issues in the future. ENFIELD, Conn., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Rashmi Patel, a Connecticut dentist, recently discussed some of the more common issues he encounters at his practice, Enfield Family Dental....

2014-07-29 12:35:07

Prof. Aurangzeb Hafi's Polygonal Investigative Research-work Systematically Debunks 'Terrifying Facts' Behind the 'Birth Defects' among the Children Worldwide LAHORE, Pakistan, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Evidence-based, well documented statistical records of nearly 685-765 million disables of the world, when correlated with data analysis, quite shockingly endorse enough-provable linkages and incontestable 'causal relationships' between fetal 'iatro-teratogenecity' and...

2014-07-29 12:34:53

Leading PaaS Provider Takes the Pain Out of Developing Healthcare Applications by Providing HIPAA-Compliant Rapid Application Development SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caspio, Inc. (www.caspio.com), the leading cloud platform for creating custom business applications, today announced the release of Caspio HIPAA Enterprise, a HIPAA-compliant edition of its popular rapid application development platform. The new edition demonstrates Caspio's commitment to providing the most...

2014-07-29 12:34:51

Bill will help ensure law focuses adequately on needs of adults with Duchenne and other forms of muscular dystrophy WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The House of Representatives today approved legislation to update the landmark Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research, and Education (MD-CARE) Act so the law continues getting results for all patients impacted by Duchenne and other forms of muscular dystrophy....

2014-07-29 12:33:15

SPRINGFIELD, N.J., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- WPI Communications, a newsletter marketing firm specializing in helping dentists, dental specialists and others increase revenue through more professional referrals and patient contact, today released their latest dental marketing industry white paper, "30 Tips for Growing Your Dental Practice with Newsletter Marketing." Beginning in 1991, WPI Communications has published referral-generating newsletters for dentists, dental specialists,...

2014-07-29 12:30:36

NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Education Professional, a leading global provider of content and services for the science, technical, and medical communities, has announced the launch of the AccessMedicine App, the first off-line mobile application of the world-renowned medical education platform. A key feature of the new AccessMedicine App, available for download onto all iOS and Android devices, is that users will now be able to gain access to valuable AccessMedicine...


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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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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