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2014-08-20 23:04:37

The firm is actively filing DePuy ASR lawsuits on behalf of those who have suffered metallosis, premature device failure, and other serious complications allegedly caused by the metal-on-metal hip device recalled in 2010. Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 According to an order signed by Judge Brian Martinotti and filed on August 7 in the multicounty litigation (MCL) case pending in the Superior Court of New Jersey (IN RE DEPUY ASR HIP IMPLANTS LITIGATION; no. BER-L-3971-11),...

2014-08-20 23:03:42

The North America Pesticide Market report defines and segments the pesticides market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-pesticides-6932551993.html. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The North America Pesticide Market report defines and segments the pesticides market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The pesticides market in North America is estimated to grow from around $12,930.53 million in 2013 to...

2014-08-20 23:03:35

Mount Sinai Health System and Crystal Run Healthcare announce the establishment of the Mount Sinai-Crystal Run Alliance for Healthcare Transformation New York, N.Y. and Middletown, N.Y. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Mount Sinai Health System and Crystal Run Healthcare announce the establishment of the Mount Sinai-Crystal Run Alliance for Healthcare Transformation (“The Mount Sinai-Crystal Run Alliance”). The Alliance is a partnership between Mount Sinai and Crystal Run in which the...

2014-08-20 23:03:07

The Academy of General Dentistry gives Fellowship award to Dr. Lokhandwala of Starbrite Dental. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is pleased to announce that Munira Lokhandwala, DDS, FAGD of Starbrite Dental in Fremont, California, recently received the association’s Fellowship Award during the AGD 2014 Annual Meeting & Exhibits, which took place June 26-29 in Detroit. The AGD Fellowship Award is presented to dentists who seek to provide the...

2014-08-20 23:03:06

The research organization offers tips on how to help lower cholesterol. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Texas Medical Research Associates is looking for candidates to participate in their new study. The study will help test the effectiveness of a new drug looking to help lower cholesterol. People who suffer from high cholesterol may be eligible to participate in the study. According to the American Heart Association, too much cholesterol in the blood can lead to cardiovascular...

2014-08-20 23:02:36

Providers to Enhance Population Health with MEDSEEK Technology Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 ASPA (Arizona State Physicians Association), one of the oldest and largest Independent Physician Associations in the country, has selected MEDSEEK Navigate for their care management technology to help pinpoint at-risk patients and engage them in their health. When researching a population health solution, top concerns for ASPA included data integration, full care management...

2014-08-20 23:02:15

Connexion Point ranks 86th on the Inc 500 fastest growing businesses, 12th fastest in Healthcare, and #1 fastest growing business in Utah. Based in Utah and Texas, cXp combines cutting edge technology with a strong client & solution focus Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 With 3943.8% growth, Connexion Point ranks number 86 on the Inc. 500’s 2014 list of the nation’s fastest growing companies. The Inc. 500 ranks Connexion Point 12th, nationally, in overall growth in...

2014-08-20 23:01:11

Individuals interested in working with those on the Autism Spectrum now have a way of showing future or current employers their commitment to providing quality care by receiving a Certificate in Autism through the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), an organization recognizing professionals dedicated to promoting...

2014-08-20 23:00:54

On August 13, 2014, Elle Magazine posted an online article with skincare advice for women of all ages. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills offers his take on the report’s suggestions and adds his own recommendations for glowing skin. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 An Elle Magazine online report dated August 13, 2014 and titled “How to Keep Skin Looking Young at Every Age,” offers a set of recommendations to help women of all ages maintain healthy skin. These...

2014-08-20 23:00:53

Dentist serving Jacksonville and Orange Park FL includes dynamic, informative new blogs on everything from getting your child ready for the first dentist visit to the top reasons to consider professional teeth-whitening. Orange Park, Florida (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Park Avenue Dental, a leading Florida-based dental practice headed over by Dr. Michael A. Sherman, a top graduate of the University of Detroit School of Dentistry, has recently improved upon the value of its website through an...


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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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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