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Tracking The Spread Of The Flu Virus Through Wikipedia

Tracking The Spread Of The Flu Virus Through Wikipedia Traffic

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Some have suggested tracking the levels of specific Google searches can be used to determine the spread of an influenza epidemic, but a new study in the journal PLOS Computational Biology has...

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2014-04-19 23:02:56

Research shows that people find the support and camaraderie of online friends helpful as they try to lose weight. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 People are increasingly using online social networks to interact with others about health, weight loss, and fitness. Research shows that people find the support and camaraderie of online friends helpful as they try to lose weight. In a study presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine on April 24 by Dr. Sherry Pagoto, Associate...

2014-04-19 23:02:47

All Natural Kidney Health & Kidney Function Restoration Program enables users to enhance their kidney health naturally. A review on the site healkidneydisease.com lists what users can gain from this e-book. (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 All Natural Kidney Health & Kidney Function Restoration Program is Robert Galarowicz’s guidebook that teaches users how to reverse their kidney disease naturally. This e-book offers users an innovative approach to kidney disease which enables users to...

2014-04-19 23:02:45

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription drug warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 The prescription drug safety advocates at DrugNews.net are alerting patients taking the blood thinner Pradaxa of new information on the site. As the number of lawsuits alleging the drug caused internal bleeding continue to rise, its use has been expanded to include treatment of deep vein thrombosis...

2014-04-19 23:02:24

Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on reports that researchers have identified the addictive mechanism of cocaine. According to reports, the abundance of a certain enzyme and synaptic gene affect a certain key reward center in the brain. Stuart, FL (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center servicing south Florida, released a statement today commenting on a report that researchers have identified the mechanism that causes...

2014-04-19 23:02:16

Kayla Martell, Miss America Finalist, To Be Guest Speaker Cheshire, CT (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Lucinda's Hair is hosting a FREE Women's Hair Loss Seminar on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 with guest speaker Kayla Martell, 2011 Miss America finalist. Kayla knows the devastating effects of hair loss; she lost her hair at age 11 due to Alopecia. Thanks to the help of her Mother to deal with teenage years and her self-esteem, Kayla went on to fulfill her dream of being Miss Delaware and a...

2014-04-19 23:02:10

Dr. Trevor A. C. Connor adds lingual braces to the list of cosmetic dental services he provides to patients in St. Thomas. Lingual braces for adults and children align teeth successfully with complete discretion. St. Thomas, VI (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 As a leading orthodontist and general dentist, Dr. Trevor A. C. Connor now offers lingual braces as part of the cosmetic dental services he provides for his St. Thomas orthodontic patients. Lingual braces can reposition teeth in the same way...

2014-04-19 23:01:55

In celebration of Occupational Therapy Month, Aureus Medical Group, a nationwide medical staffing leader, shares its tips for promoting the OT profession, including careers as a travel occupational therapist. OT Month is recognized annually during the month of April. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 In recognition of Occupational Therapy Month, Aureus Medical Group (web: aureusmedical.com), a nationwide leader in medical staffing, shares suggestions for promoting healthcare careers in...

2014-04-19 23:01:45

The 2-2-2-2 Method is a new program developed by Matt Marshall, who promises to teach people how to lose fat quickly and effectively. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 The 2-2-2-2 Method is a new program developed by Matt Marshall, who has many years of experience in health and fitness training. The program provides people with exercises, techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how to eliminate...

2014-04-19 23:01:39

Sport and Spine Rehab’s CEO Dr. Jay Greenstein, along with Dr. Allen Sokoloff, and Dr. Spencer Baron will see their POWER Play in Sports SAFE (Supporting Athletes and Families through Education) Gameplan© Certification program presented for the first time by the Illinois Chiropractic Association on May 22nd in Chicago. Rockville MD (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Driven by the need to raise awareness and ensure the protection and safety of youth participants in sports, especially those...

2014-04-19 23:01:32

Any drug addict that wants to start his or her life over in a better and healthier way can use residential treatment as solid leverage for it to happen. Call 330-591-9514 for a free consultation. MEDINA, OH (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Medina OH Alcohol Drug Rehab is pleased to announce that it is now offering an updated and expanded residential treatment program for residents in Medina. What residential treatment can do is provide a healing and nurturing environment where learning new skills...


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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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