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2014-09-18 04:21:05

Company Recently Initiated Phase II in Bullous Pemphigoid CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and HERZLIYA PITUACH, Israel, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Immune Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: IMNP; "Immune" or "the Company") announces today that it has initiated the screening of patients for a Phase II proof of concept clinical trial exploring the safety and efficacy of bertilimumab in the treatment of ulcerative colitis (UC). Dr. Daniel Teper, Chairman and CEO of Immune comments: "Bertilimumab is...

2014-09-17 23:15:18

Futuredontics® has released a new short video by company founder Fred Joyal entitled “5 Website Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making.” Dentists and dental practice management professionals can view it for free at http://www.futuredontics.com/websitemistakes Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Futuredontics®, the nation’s leading provider of dental marketing services, has released a new short video by company founder Fred Joyal entitled “5 Website Mistakes You...

2014-09-17 23:15:16

When people engage in self-destructive behavior, generally they are not concerned about the effects on their teeth – but they should be, according to New Albany cosmetic dental treatment authority Dr. Ronald Receveur. Dr. Receveur wants to alert the public to the ways four different self-destructive behaviors can affect their teeth. NEW ALBANY, IN (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 When people engage in self-destructive behavior, generally they are not concerned about the effects on their teeth...

2014-09-17 23:15:08

The primary objective of Herpes2Dating.com would be to provide a complete feature – rich platform where people can not only learn about herpes but also find a way of improving their love life. Los Angeles California (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 September marks the launch of yet another online herpes resource. The much anticipated website Herpes2Dating is finally live to cater to the needs of people with herpes. According to the statistics issued by the Center for Disease Control and...

2014-09-17 23:14:51

When the Mesothelioma Victims Center created a state specific initiative for the state of Ohio they had two simple goals that included all diagnosed victims in the Buckeye State have instant access to the nation's top mesothelioma compensation lawyers, and these individuals, or their family members have nearly instant access to the best mesothelioma treatment centers in the state. Before a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma in Ohio retain the services of an attorney to advance a...

2014-09-17 23:14:06

In honor of National Health IT Week Sept. 15-19, American Sentinel University details some of the must-have skills health IT professionals need for gaining a competitive edge in the current healthcare marketplace. American Sentinel offers specialization in healthcare, giving students a competitive advantage in the clinical IT environment and interested students can learn more about the university’s online informatics and technology programs at...

2014-09-17 23:14:01

Dr. Yusuf Mosuro, a leading pain management doctor in the Houston, Texas area is sharing some new insight into the effective treatment of spinal disc pain. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 While there are many different types of back and neck pain, some of the most disruptive and excruciating is that of spinal disc pain. Spinal disc problems are caused by a variety of different ways including accidents (automobile-related, sports-related and more), aging and several other...

2014-09-17 23:13:59

ReBath Northeast is bringing their mobile bathroom remodeling showroom to the Bloomsburg Fair, which begins Sept 20. A ReBath representative will be at the showroom to hand out coupons and answer questions. Bloomsburg, PA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 ReBath Northeast will be bringing its mobile showroom to the 159th annual Bloomsburg Fair, in Bloomsburg. The mobile showroom is a great place to get bathroom remodeling ideas and schedule a free estimate. Since the Bloomsburg Fair is mostly...

2014-09-17 23:13:50

4Medapproved and Wide River, LLC Partner to Provide Critical Access Hospitals and under-served medical communities with Healthcare IT Education and Professional HIT Services Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 4Medapproved, the leading provider of online education and certification resources on topics relating to Health Information Technology has launched a strategic partnership with leading HIT consulting company Wide River LLC. This partnership will offer accredited industry training...

2014-09-17 23:13:37

Over 730 Patients Received Treatment Resulting in Approximately $296,000 in Free Dentistry During Annual Labor of Love Event (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Risas Dental and Braces (Risas) held its 3rd Annual Labor of Love event on Monday, September 1 at all eight Risas locations throughout the Phoenix and Denver area. This community event is held each year as a way to thank the community for their support throughout the year. This annual event gives attendees the opportunity to choose from...


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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'