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2014-08-27 23:14:15

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a serious condition among women that is often misdiagnosed. Houston’s Amerejuve PCOS Awareness 5k Fun Run and Walk on Sept. 21 will support women with PCOS and educate the general public, and all are invited to attend. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) affects an estimated 1 in 10 women and puts them at risk for a number of health disorders and medical conditions. However, it is not widely known or well understood even...

2014-08-27 23:13:43

A Gallup poll released earlier this year said that about 35 percent of Americans didn’t see a dentist last year, and Louisville cosmetic family dentist Dr. Ron Receveur wants those who don’t see a dentist regularly to know they are putting their overall health at risk. To help convince more people to see a dentist regularly, Dr. Receveur offers 6 health risks of poor oral health. NEW ALBANY, IN (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 A Gallup poll released earlier this year said that about 35...

2014-08-27 23:13:03

Honoring National Immunization Awareness Month, New York Times and USA Today Best Selling author, Sanjay Jain, M.D. MBA explains how to identify and stay on top of immunizations for every age group. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The purpose behind vaccinations is to help "teach" the body how to effectively build up immunity for the future and fight off infectious agents that may cause disease. The immune system contains a diverse network of tissues, organs, and highly...

2014-08-27 23:12:59

To mark the important role health information technology plays in improving healthcare delivery in America, Versio by ScribeRight (known as Versio) and others across the U.S. have joined together to celebrate National Health Information Technology (NHIT) Week , September 15-19, 2013. Renton WA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Health information technology improves the quality of healthcare delivery, increases patient safety, decreases medical errors, and strengthens the interaction between...

2014-08-27 23:12:11

myCNAjobs, a caregiver recruitment vehicle built for companies to hire healthcare workers, announced today an expansion of corporate headquarters in downtown Chicago, creating new jobs for marketers, technologists, and sales representatives in the Loop. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 myCNAjobs, a caregiver recruitment vehicle built for companies to hire healthcare workers, announced today an expansion of corporate headquarters in downtown Chicago, creating new jobs for marketers,...

2014-08-27 23:12:06

Leading healthcare organization in California's Central Valley will integrate bar-coded electronic forms and e-signatures into electronic patient records (EHRs) in its Siemens health information system Sulphur Springs, Texas (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Hospitals and health systems can have more than 50 different health IT systems, and each one they add brings the challenge of additional integration points and new projects for the IT/IS team to manage. Kaweah Delta Health Care District is...

2014-08-27 23:11:32

Ellen V. Krieger, DDS of McLean, Virginia has recently released a new video describing her practices and philosophy. Washington DC (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Ellen V. Krieger, DDS released a new video describing her business and best industry practices recently. The video is meant to describe the business and industry best practices for Dentists in McLean VA. With over 28 years of cosmetic and family dentistry experience, Dr Ellen Krieger is passionate about her work and helps new patients...

2014-08-27 23:11:23

Two of Woodland Hills’ top cosmetic dentists, Dr. Mamaly Reshad and Dr. Saj Jivraj of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute, deal with serious and complicated dental problems like cancer, missing teeth, diseased gums and complex oral surgery, so patients can be reluctant to bring up what they deem as small problems, such as sores left from biting their lip or gums. Dr. Mamaly Reshad and Dr. Saj Jivraj want to offer five tips of what to do if you bite your tongue or lip and develop (or...

2014-08-27 23:11:21

Dr. Alexandre-Amir Aalam and Dr. Alina Krivitsky, board-certified Brentwood periodontists and gum disease specialists, respond to a recent study that revealed dentists’ lack of consensus on the best way to brush teeth. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 A recent University College London (UCL) study published early this month found that the dental community disagrees on the best way to brush teeth, resulting in confusion for their patients. Analysis of dental advice suggested that...

2014-08-27 23:10:48

Catamaran’s BriovaRx Specialty Pharmacy and Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc.’s Diplomat University were the two winners of Specialty Pharmacy Solutions’ Innovation Competition, announces the company’s founder and Principal Consultant Bill Sullivan in the August issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Specialty Pharmacy News. Prime Therapeutics received an honorable mention. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Catamaran’s BriovaRx Specialty Pharmacy and Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc.’s...


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
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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