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2014-08-17 23:01:49

The Firm is evaluating potential Xarelto lawsuits on behalf of patients who allegedly suffered serious injuries, including internal bleeding, strokes, deep vein thrombosis, or pulmonary embolism due to their use of the blood thinner. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 As Xarelto lawsuits http://www.xareltolawsuitcenter.com/) continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the publication of a new study which suggests that brain bleeds associated with the use of...

2014-08-17 23:01:45

Peritoneal mesothelioma patients who undergo surgery and heated chemotherapy more than once may safely improve their odds of survival. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 A new study conducted by a team of Washington, DC mesothelioma surgeons finds that peritoneal mesothelioma patients who have a combination of cytoreductive surgery and heated chemotherapy (CRS/HIPEC) again when cancer comes back have better outcomes and few serious complications. Click here to read the full story now on...

2014-08-17 23:01:42

A new, all-encompassing dental practice management platform is on the scene and dentists are taking notice. Northbrook, IL. (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 With more than 30 total years experience in healthcare and technology development, the executives of PracticeCompass knew that there must be a better way for dentists to manage all aspects of their business. What they developed is quickly becoming a leader in practice marketing and management by offering a simple practice administration app...

2014-08-17 23:00:33

FUJIFILM Australia and Alcidion announce strategic partnership to promote Intelligent Cardiovascular Decision Support platform. Adelaide, SA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 FUJIFILM Medical Systems, a division of FUJIFILM Australia, part of the FUJIFILM group of companies and a global leader in cardiovascular diagnostic and intervention software, has partnered with Alcidion Corporation, a leading provider of intelligent health informatics technology. The strategic partnership was formed to...

statins
2014-08-17 02:00:52

Traci Klein, Mayo Clinic A Mayo Clinic task force challenges some recommendations in the updated guideline for cholesterol treatment unveiled by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) in 2013. The task force concludes, based on current evidence, that not all patients encouraged to take cholesterol-lowering medications, such as statins, may benefit from them and that the guideline missed some important conditions that might benefit from medication....

debunk the junk science
2014-08-17 05:07:23

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We love to ignore information on health and nutrition. We want to know the latest in nutrition, but we also want to do only what is convenient for us. And in a day and age when nutrition studies flip flop from one position to another, we can easily pick and choose what nutrition information we want to follow. Tufts University recently released information about nutrition debunking the junk advice out there. The “10 Red Flags of...

2014-08-16 23:03:36

Honey Bucket Portable Restrooms will join with the Portable Sanitation Association International (PSAI) to recognize and celebrate World Portable Sanitation Day (WPSD) on August 15, 2014. Honey Bucket will have a display at the City of Milton - Milton Days event on Saturday, August 16, 2014 to bring awareness to the community. Puyallup, WA (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 Imagine attending a concert at the Gorge and not having a place to go to the restroom, or eating at the Bite of Seattle and...

2014-08-16 23:03:01

Healthy Grid's popular Dental Optimizer tools now offer more flexibility to their clients. Dentists and insurance companies can now use a “white label” version of the Dental Optimizer and select the applications that their users want. Portland, OR (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 Healthy Grid's popular Dental Optimizer tools now offer more flexibility to their clients. Dentists and insurance companies can now use a “white label” version of the Dental Optimizer and select the...

2014-08-16 23:01:40

XC Spa, a professional company of useful swim products, is now offering great discounts (from 10 to 30 percent off) on its newly released outdoor spas. The company wants to express its gratefulness to all old and new clients by launching this big sale. (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 XC Spa, a professional company of useful swim products, is now offering great discounts (from 10 to 30 percent off) on its newly released outdoor spas. The company wants to express its gratefulness to all old and new...

2014-08-16 23:01:32

The Asia-Pacific Phytochemicals & Plant Extracts market report defines and segments the phytochemicals & plant extracts market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-pacific-phytochemicals-plant-extracts-nutraceuticals-9092446404.html (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 The Asia-Pacific Phytochemicals & Plant Extracts market report defines and segments the phytochemicals & plant extracts market in Asia-Pacific with analysis...


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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.