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2014-10-29 23:02:34

Mount Sinai Experts Offer Tips for Better Control of the Disease New York, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Today, 29.1 million people in the United States have been diagnosed with diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). November is Diabetes Awareness Month and Mount Sinai experts are sharing tips on prevention and detection. Experts Available for Interview: Ronald Tamler, MD, PhD,...

2014-10-29 23:02:00

San Marcos dentist, Jeffrey Allred has been recently certified with Allergan to provide dental Botox injections to patients with dental problems. San Marcos, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Jeffrey Allred DDS at Allred Dental in San Marcos, CA is now providing therapeutic Botox injections. Botox till recently was known to be used mainly for cosmetic purposes, but now it is used in dentistry as well. “Innovative uses have been found for Botox in the dentistry field. Research has shown...

2014-10-29 23:01:51

Vedas Medical Spa & Wellness Center is offering $1000 off kit of Artefill and Botox at only $9.99 per unit on event night only. The Woodlands, Texas (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The Woodlands residents looking for skin rejuvenation treatments will be rushing to Vedas Medical Spa & Wellness Center on Thursday, October 30th. From 4:00PM-7:00PM, customers attending this special Halloween event will receive several special offers, such as $150 off a purchase of Voluma, a free $50 gift...

2014-10-29 23:01:31

With the impending FDA Drug Quality Security Act (DQSA) regulations, supply chain solutions provider Datex recently announced new help for small pharmaceutical supply chain businesses. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 With the impending FDA Drug Quality Security Act (DQSA) regulations, supply chain solutions provider Datex recently announced new help for small pharmaceutical supply chain businesses. Datex FootPrint® WMS is now available in a Small Business Edition for the...

2014-10-29 23:01:06

Dr. Atonis Pax is now offering occupational medicine services to the Healthpointe clinic in Long Beach. (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Healthpointe’s occupational medicine program is designed to return injured workers back to work promptly and in their best condition possible. Among the many services offered through the program are: on-site safety training and ergonomic assessments, pre-employment screenings and physicals, physical therapy, pain management, and consultations with specialists...

2014-10-29 23:00:41

Push to Walk, a non-profit organization that provides individualized workouts and resources to people with spinal cord injuries and other forms of paralysis, welcomes the return of three trainers from the Working 2 Walk Symposium in Seattle, WA. Riverdale, NJ (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Friday, October 17 and Saturday, October 18, 2014 marked the weekend of the Working 2 Walk Symposium, hosted by Unite 2 Fight Paralysis in Seattle, WA. This is an annual conference, bringing together over 200...

2014-10-29 23:00:32

The Rock the Ribbon event was held in support of BreastCancer.org. Pango Financial’s President, Candice Caruso, came out to support BreastCancer.org along with their clients Judy and Lynn McGrane of Jootz. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 As many of you know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Many of us are impacted by breast cancer either directly, through a family member, friend or co-worker. October 23rd marked the 5th annual Rock the Ribbon event in Philadelphia,...

2014-10-29 23:00:17

David Gergen, President of Pro Player Health Alliance, and Bob Rutan, Founder of RemZzz's, have teamed up to provide current and former NFL players, and sleep apnea sufferers nationwide, the most comfortable CPAP experience possible and drastically increase CPAP compliance. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Naturs Design Inc., the makers of RemZzzs® CPAP mask liners is announcing “It’s a Game-Changer” campaign, geared to help former and current NFL pro-players and other...

2014-10-29 16:30:23

LONDON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- INTRODUCTION This comprehensive study examines the US market for infection prevention products and services covering: - Protective Apparel & Textiles (medical and laboratory gloves, surgical drapes, surgical gowns, patient gowns, surgical and staff face masks, and other apparel and textiles) - Safety Enhanced Medical Devices (catheters, prefillable and clinical hypodermic syringes, blood collection tubes, and other devices such as surgical...

2014-10-29 16:30:17

JERSEY CITY, N.J. and HOBOKEN, N.J. and BAYONNE, N.J., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CarePoint Health - Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center were each honored with an "A" grade in the Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation's leading experts on patient safety and is administered by The...


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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