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Drug Trial Restores Hair In Alopecia Areata Sufferers

Drug Trial Restores Hair In Alopecia Areata Sufferers

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Baldness, or alopecia, affects millions of people around the world. It can range from male pattern baldness (where the hair thins out gradually) to alopecia universalis (which is a total...

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2014-08-20 23:02:36

Providers to Enhance Population Health with MEDSEEK Technology Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 ASPA (Arizona State Physicians Association), one of the oldest and largest Independent Physician Associations in the country, has selected MEDSEEK Navigate for their care management technology to help pinpoint at-risk patients and engage them in their health. When researching a population health solution, top concerns for ASPA included data integration, full care management...

2014-08-20 23:02:26

A common approach to treating kidney failure by removing waste products from the blood did not improve survival chances for people who suddenly developed the condition, in a new analysis led by experts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 A common approach to treating kidney failure by removing waste products from the blood did not improve survival chances for people who suddenly developed the condition, in an analysis led by experts...

2014-08-20 23:02:19

New research report “Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Market to 2020 - New Therapies to Enhance Treatment Segmentation and Drive Growth in an Increasingly Competitive Market” elaborated by GBI Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, the NSCLC Market in top 8 developed nations is predicted to see a 6.6% CAGR through 2020. London, UK (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) market value is expected to increase considerably in the offing...

2014-08-20 23:02:11

The Firm is evaluating potential power morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine sarcomas and other cancers due to uterine morcellation. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 As concerns regarding the health risks potentially associated with the use of power morcellators (http://www.injurybeacon.com/power-morcellator/) in gynecological surgery continue to grow, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that two U.S. Senators from New York are urging...

2014-08-20 23:01:39

The Firm is representing numerous Mirena lawsuit clients whose cases are pending in the New Jersey Litigation. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Hundreds of Mirena IUD lawsuits (http://www.themirenalawsuitcenter.com/) filed on behalf of women who were allegedly injured due to spontaneous migration of the IUD continue to move forward in New Jersey’s Bergen County Superior Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to a Case Management Order issued on August 15, 2014, the Court...

2014-08-20 23:01:14

Microscan’s upcoming Lunch & Learn event will review FDA UDI requirements and introduce methods for ensuring quality barcodes, labels, and marks that meet the demands of the FDA and the expectations of consumers. Renton, WA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Microscan, a global technology leader in barcode, machine vision, and lighting solutions, announces that it will host a half-day educational training event titled “Ensuring the Best Codes for FDA UDI Compliance” – presented by...

2014-08-20 23:00:54

On August 13, 2014, Elle Magazine posted an online article with skincare advice for women of all ages. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills offers his take on the report’s suggestions and adds his own recommendations for glowing skin. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 An Elle Magazine online report dated August 13, 2014 and titled “How to Keep Skin Looking Young at Every Age,” offers a set of recommendations to help women of all ages maintain healthy skin. These...

2014-08-20 23:00:53

Dentist serving Jacksonville and Orange Park FL includes dynamic, informative new blogs on everything from getting your child ready for the first dentist visit to the top reasons to consider professional teeth-whitening. Orange Park, Florida (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Park Avenue Dental, a leading Florida-based dental practice headed over by Dr. Michael A. Sherman, a top graduate of the University of Detroit School of Dentistry, has recently improved upon the value of its website through an...

2014-08-20 16:25:41

MEDIA ALERT/AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What: The recent ebola virus outbreak in Africa has been the most serious case in history. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared an International Public Health Emergency and concerns remain about the virus spreading throughout the world and even into the U.S. In the event of an infectious disease epidemic, patients must be treated in isolated healthcare containment facilities designed to prevent further...

2014-08-20 16:25:29

Electronic Technology Blocks Illegal Sales, Allows Legal Ones LUTHERVILLE, Md., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) today lauded the latest results achieved by the real-time, pseudoephedrine (PSE) blocking system in Tennessee. The system, known as the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx), automatically blocks unlawful pseudoephedrine sales and helps law enforcement officials track down methamphetamine offenders and make...


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Pharmacophobia
2013-12-24 12:55:45

Pharmacophobia or medication phobia, comes from Greek pharmakon, meaning “drug, medicine” and phobos, meaning “fear”, is the fear of the use of pharmacological treatments. In severe, excessive, and irrational cases, it might be a type of specific phobia. While lack of awareness by patient of adverse drug reactions can have a serious consequence, having a phobia of medications can also have serious detrimental effects on the patient’s health. Medication phobia can also lead to...

Pork Tapeworm, Taenia solium
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The pork tapeworm (Taenia solium), also known simply as a tapeworm, is a species of parasitic worm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. This species infects pigs and humans in many areas of the world including Africa, Southern Europe, Asia, South America, and some areas of North America. This species can cause cysticercosis in its larval stage, which is one of the major causes of seizures in humans. The pork tapeworm can reach an average body length between 2 to 3 meters, but...

Rodent Tapeworm. Hymenolepis microstoma
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The rodent tapeworm (Hymenolepis microstoma) is a parasitic worm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. This species affects rodents across the world, causing hymenolepiasis, but it does not often affect humans. Most of the available information regarding tapeworms is derived from the studies conducted on this worm and the other members of its genus, Hymenolepis. These worms have been present in laboratories since the 1950's and can either be raised and kept in a culture or be...

Paragonimus westermani
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Paragonimus westermani is a species of fluke, or flatworm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. This species is abundant in South America and Asia and affects the lungs of humans and other hosts. It was first discovered in 1878 in Europe after two Bengal tigers died. In 1879, Ringer found this species in the lungs of a human. Manson and Erwin von Baelz identified the sputum and eggs separately in 1880, after which Manson asserted that a snail was most likely the worm's...

Echocardiogram
2013-07-29 11:11:00

An echocardiogram is a test that, much like an ultrasound, uses sound waves to create a moving image of the heart. The most common type of echocardiogram is performed transthoracic, meaning the image is taken through a probe against the chest. A TTE does not involve radiation and is a very safe procedure. A cardiac sonographer will put a gel on the patient's chest and move the transducer around different areas, including directly anterior to the breastbone, inferior and lateral to the right...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.