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2014-09-16 23:01:32

Dry needling helps to find and eliminate neuromuscular dysfunction. Odessa, TX (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Paradigm Physical Therapy is proud to announce that they are now offering a new therapeutic treatment for their patients. Dry needling is a procedure that uses an acupuncture needle to treat a variety of musculoskeletal problems. In this invasive procedure, a solid filament or acupuncture needle is inserted into the skin and muscle to create a trigger point. Using repeated strokes and...

2014-09-16 23:01:30

Online therapy gives patients the chance to receive substance abuse treatment in the comfort of their own home. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Not all recovery plans are alike, and at Millennium Treatment Group, they take care to make sure all their patients are receiving the treatment that is best for them. For some, this may include the newly-introduced online therapy. Millennium Treatment Group recently launched the new online therapy program which gives patients the...

2014-09-16 23:01:28

Kristaleen joins the dental office as the new dental hygienist. Eagan, MN (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Cliff Lake Dental Care is proud to announce the latest addition to their team. Kristaleen is the newest dental hygienist to join Dr. Rauchwarter's team. The team at Cliff Lake Dental Care looks forward to working with her and knows she will bring many benefits to the office as well as to her patients. Kristaleen grew up in River Falls, WI. She finished dental assisting school and...

2014-09-16 23:01:11

The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation, has partnered with Osler Health IPA, a primary care physician-centered, owned and managed health network, to provide New Jersey medical practices with a technology-enhanced management system that will help them improve the quality of care they provide, streamline their delivery of services, and substantially reduce costs. Newark, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT...

2014-09-16 23:01:03

Liquid BioCell™ SKIN and Liquid BioCell™ SPORT target beauty and sports nutrition markets. Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 On Friday, September 12, Jusuru International announced the launch of two new product extensions, an accompanying mobile application, the grand-opening of their new national headquarters, several novel marketing tools for their sales force, and their sponsorship of the international non-profit Vitamin Angels at their 5th annual national convention, Rise to...

2014-09-16 23:00:22

Be sure to catch 101 Mobility of Long Island on latest episode of NBC’s George to the Rescue. Floral Park, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 This past June, John Michiellini, owner of 101 Mobility of Long Island, and a handful of Nassau County business leaders teamed up with George Oliphant of NBC’s George to the Rescue. Their mission: to help a local wheelchair-bound woman independently access her garden and driveway. On Saturday evening, all involved parties will finally get the chance...

2014-09-16 23:00:21

The James & Paula Coburn Foundation (JPCF), a private nonprofit group that uses its resources to support charitable organizations devoted to the arts and sciences, is proud to serve on the host committee for the 2014 Smile Gala, presented by Operation Smile. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Operation Smile was founded “on the belief that no child should suffer or die because of a facial deformity.” To spread their message and mission, the 2014 Smile Gala will be held on...

2014-09-16 20:27:29

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ROX Medical today presented positive results from the CONTROL-HTN trial, an international multi-center, prospective, randomized, controlled, blinded endpoint study of the ROX Coupler for the treatment of arterial hypertension. The CONTROL-HTN trial, NCT01642498, evaluated the safety and efficacy of a percutaneous procedure creating a fixed connection between a central artery and vein in the upper leg - for the treatment of...

2014-09-16 20:27:25

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biocom, the association representing the Southern California life science community, recognizes the 9(th) Annual National Health Information Technology Week, which brings awareness to the value of IT technologies in improving our health care system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130228/LA69104LOGO "Southern California is one of the world's most vibrant hubs for health IT and digital health advances, from EHRs to mobile health...

2014-09-16 20:27:20

Kaiser Permanente and technology veteran Dick Daniels to lead IT organization OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson announced today that Richard (Dick) Daniels will assume the role of interim chief information officer (CIO) for Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan, Inc., effective immediately. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO "Kaiser Permanente is a recognized leader in developing and implementing...


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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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