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2014-09-12 23:00:50

The World’s Largest Medical School has Graduated 23,000 Doctors since 2005 Oakland, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 MEDICC today announced founder Gail Reed delivered an inspirational talk on the Latin American Medical School (ELAM) at the TEDMED 2014 conference in Washington, DC, the health and medicine edition of the world-famous TED conference. The first speaker in the session “Flat Out Amazing”, Reed highlighted the unique mission of ELAM: to train physicians for the people who...

2014-09-12 16:25:19

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On September 11th, SWAE Watches introduces our newest and most important product, THE VETERAN. Manufactured for extreme durability, this timepiece was designed and completed in the United States of America. This matte black 20atm water resistant watch is constructed of lightweight titanium alloy, contrasting green hands and green accents on the face, featuring Swiss Ronda 5050B Quartz chronograph movement. It's titanium alloy crown,...

2014-09-12 16:24:21

STONY BROOK, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Softheon, Inc., a proven leader in health insurance marketplace integration and business operation, announced today that WINhealth has chosen the Marketplace Connector Cloud (MC2) as their software platform that will integrate its comprehensive plan offerings for individuals, families, and groups both on and off the Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM). WINhealth is a not-for-profit managed care organization that serves members in...

2014-09-12 16:24:11

DUBLIN, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fqhgtd/pipeline_analysis) has announced the addition of the "Global Pipeline Analysis of Hospital Acquired Pneumonia Drugs (Tedizolid Phosphate, Ceftolozane/Tazobactam, Ceftazidime/Avibactam, Amikacin Inhale, Plazomicin, and Synflorix) - Trends and Forecast to 2020" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fqhgtd/pipeline_analysis ] report to their offering....

2014-09-12 16:24:06

DUBLIN, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wmmjfm/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Telemedicine Market and Services - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wmmjfm/global ] report to their offering. Telemedicine is the evolved format of traditional medicine that provides medical care to millions of individuals...

2014-09-12 16:24:04

DUBLIN, Ireland, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j9tc7r/care_management) has announced the addition of the "Global Care Management Solutions (Payer, Provider, Employer Groups, & Government Bodies) Market - Trends & Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j9tc7r/care_management ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo:...

2014-09-12 16:23:58

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against Impax Laboratories, Inc. ("Impax" or the "Company")(NASDAQ: IPXL) and certain of its officers. The class action, filed in United States District Court, District of New Jersey, and docketed under 14-cv-03673, is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons or entities who purchased Impax securities between May 20, 2013 and July 28, 2014, inclusive (the "Class Period"). This class action...

2014-09-12 16:23:55

Providers are selected to participate based on a commitment to providing high-quality care SEATTLE, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A coalition of the Puget Sound region's leading hospitals, clinics and physician groups announced today that they have formed a new health care network that provides high-quality, cost-effective and comprehensive care at a reduced cost to employers. Puget Sound High-Value Network (PSHVN) unites premier health care organizations throughout the region,...

2014-09-12 16:23:50

CHARLESTON, S.C., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MEDcare Urgent Care Centers, a physician-directed urgent care provider in South Carolina, hosted U.S. Congressman Joe Wilson this morning at the MEDcare Urgent Care center in North Charleston. "We were honored to have Representative Wilson visit our North Charleston clinic, and see firsthand our awesome team members who strive every day to make healthcare easy," said Dr. Radwan Hallaba, CEO of MEDcare Urgent Care. "It is a...

2014-09-12 16:23:47

Achievement Centers for Children's Intensive Therapy Clinic marks its 6th anniversary CLEVELAND, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For children and young adults with cerebral palsy and other neuromuscular disorders affecting their movement, strength, balance and coordination, daily activities can be a challenge. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 1 in 303 8-year-old children in the United States are affected by cerebral palsy, the most common motor...


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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