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2014-09-15 16:24:35

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Markets for Surgical Video Recording Devices and Surgical Displays report includes advanced systems that offer additional features such as: dual channel recording so two different imaging systems can be recorded at the same time, DICOM and PACS compatibility, and secure wireless system connectivity within hospitals. Many facilities have replaced their standard definition (SD) camera systems with HD capable camera systems. The...

2014-09-15 16:24:33

New Grant Awards and Advertising to Support Renewal and Enrollment in 2015 SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on high enrollment in 2014, Covered California launched its community outreach campaign for 2015 on Monday, including new grants to community groups and a comprehensive advertising campaign aimed at attracting new consumers and encouraging them to enroll in the state's health benefit exchange. "Today we are sharing stories about real people whose...

2014-09-15 12:29:17

DALLAS, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new research report "Cleanroom Technology Market by Equipment (HVAC System, HEPA Filter, Air Shower, Air Diffuser), Consumables (Apparel, Gloves, Wipes, Disinfectants), Construction (Hardwall, Softwall), & by End User (Pharmaceutical, Biotech) - Global Forecast to 2019" published by MarketsandMarkets, the global Clearnoom Technology Market was valued at $2,726.9 Million in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of...

2014-09-15 12:28:32

The National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation recognizes the courage and contributions of Hispanics in fighting and helping to tame this deadly disease RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During National Hispanic Heritage Month, the National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation (NNFF) is honoring the courage of two Hispanic patients in fighting life-threatening "flesh-eating" disease--and the contributions of the Hispanic doctor who has worked all his life to improving...

2014-09-15 12:28:31

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep Solution Doctors announces that is offering complimentary listings for dental and medical sleep apnea providers for a limited time. As a growing online resource for patients seeking diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders, the site is also a potentially valuable source of patients for health care providers who treat these conditions. By listing sources of care in one place, practitioners can offer a comprehensive directory of care for...

2014-09-15 12:28:23

Free Eight-Week Online Course Examines Changing World of Global Medicine GRENADA, West Indies, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building upon the success of last year's introductory online course, St. George's University will once again be offering this semester a free and open to the public online course from university faculty, "One Health, One Medicine: A Global Health Approach." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140915/146122 The University will also be offering credit for...

2014-09-15 12:27:54

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novation, the leading health care services company, today recognized more than 200 health care providers across the country that have demonstrated excellence in lowering costs through the use of IMPACT Standardization Programs(TM). Winners included members of VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association and Provista Inc. who participated in all standardization categories or obtained significant value in rebates. Novation honored organizations...

2014-09-15 12:27:50

Hundreds Step Up For New Lupus Treatments NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 200 patients, families, physicians and scientists came together under one roof Saturday to learn, interact and participate in the drive for better lupus treatments at New York City's first Lupus Trials Fair launched by the Lupus Research Institute (LRI) and the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation. Attendees interacted directly with researchers at eight of NYC's leading institutions -- sharing experiences,...

2014-09-15 12:27:49

Office is Second Location in the Rio Grande Valley MCALLEN, Texas, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brident Dental & Orthodontics opened its new McAllen office today at 1001 S. 10(th) Street, Suite S., offering a full-range of dental and orthodontic services to patients in the Rio Grande Valley. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140818/137079 "Brident Dental's new office in McAllen makes oral health care more accessible and convenient by removing traditional obstacles to...

2014-09-15 12:27:39

Investment Led by Major U.S. Health Systems, Believe VisitPay® Will Positively Disrupt Way Patients Manage and Pay Medical Bills BOISE, Idaho, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iVinci Health LLC, the company behind the healthcare industry's first and only comprehensive Patient Revenue Management system, branded as VisitPay®, has successfully closed $5 million in new funding. The company also announced the launch of a new extension to VisitPay® - an online Payment and Financing Portal...


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.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'