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Casual Pot Use Linked To Brain Deformation

Casual Pot Use Linked To Brain Deformation

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With the movement to legalize marijuana appearing to gain momentum across the US, new attention is being given to the negative effects the drug has on the brain. According to a new study...

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2014-04-17 00:21:10

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heart Metabolics Limited, a new Irish biotechnology company focused on development of drugs for cardio-metabolic diseases, has announced the completion of a $20 million Series A financing from venBio, Seroba Kernel Life Sciences, Brandon Capital Partners (on behalf of AustralianSuper) and AshHill. The proceeds from this financing have supported Heart Metabolics Limited in acquiring a Phase 3-ready drug candidate and related preclinical drug...

2014-04-16 23:18:11

Sublime Beauty® offers a special two-day only 35% off discount for the launch of its Oxygen Day Cream for oily skin. The cream controls oil, kills bacteria, yet hydrates and calms skin. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Finding a moisturizer for oily skin isn't always easy. Many day creams cause more breakouts as they are not designed for oily skin. The new Oxygen Day Cream from Sublime Beauty® is designed exactly for those with oily skin. It is also beneficial for...

2014-04-16 23:17:55

CJB’s CEO and Director of Product Acquisitions Attend NCIA and Big Industry Show Events before Cannabis Cup and 4/20 Rally This Weekend Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 “This is a HUGE week in the cannabis industry here in Denver. With big events, comes big relationships, and even bigger options for us to offer through our wholesale program and to our CJB customers,” said Steve Bederman, CEO of The Marijuana Company (TMC) and CannaJuanaBuy.com (CJB). The Big Industry Show is...

2014-04-16 23:17:43

Dr. Nathan R. Selden of Oregon Health and Science University hosts the 13th National Conference on Hydrocephalus, July 9-11, 2014, sponsored by the Hydrocephalus Association. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Leading medical professionals, researchers, patients and their families will gather in downtown Portland for the 13th National Conference on Hydrocephalus, hosted by the Hydrocephalus Association (HA). The biennial conference provides tools and personal connections to address the...

2014-04-16 23:17:33

T-System’s reputation, vision and full-suite capabilities gain hospital’s trust for a complete emergency department solution. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 T-System Inc. today announced Citizens Medical Center, a hospital in Victoria, Texas, will implement T-System’s emergency department information system (EDIS), EV™, and patient transition management solution, Care Continuity™. Citizens Medical Center has remained ahead-of-the-curve for adopting sophisticated...

2014-04-16 23:17:11

Speaking at the XIV Infopoverty World Conference, Dr. Abid Sheikh, Chief Information Officer at Nortec Software, highlighted the significance of EHR in healthcare and its role in alleviating poverty in underdeveloped countries. He emphasized the importance of changing role of developed countries in providing donations, technical assistance and capacity building of local talent to support the development of local institutions. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 As a keynote speaker at the third...

2014-04-16 23:16:58

Newly renovated Cascade Spa at Church Landing, Meredith New Hampshire promises to offer fresh art deco design and new services for wellness inside and out. Meredith, NH (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The Cascade Spa located in Church Landing at Lake Winnipesaukee today announced the reopening of a their brand new renovated spa for social getaways and respite guests. Designed with an Art Deco theme filled with bold colorful sunbursts, trapezoids and chevron patterns both fun and nostalgic, the...

2014-04-16 23:16:47

Dr. Ronald Receveur, a Louisville cosmetic family dentist, is warning the public to be informed of what “sedation dentistry” means. Some dentists mean oral conscious sedation, which is not the same things as being asleep. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Dr. Ronald Receveur, a Louisville cosmetic family dentist, is warning the public to be informed of what “sedation dentistry” means. Recently, dentists have begun advertising "sedation dentistry," assuming the public...

2014-04-16 23:16:43

The New ETIAM Integrate Solution, a Valuable Tool for Healthcare Administrators & Clinicians Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 ETIAM Integrate Solution or EIS is a universal content integration system that allows physicians and healthcare professionals to store and incorporate patient images and multimedia examinations within the healthcare enterprise. “The solution,” says George Hunt, VP of Sales, “is really a comprised suite of intricate software modules that we have...

2014-04-16 23:16:33

90 Second Fat Loss Program designed by Gred Palumbo And Frank Lawlis is the latest fitness program that helps people get a lean and strong body within months. A full review on the site Vkool.com indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 90 Second Fat Loss Program is the latest fitness program for men and women who want to learn how to lose their stubborn body fat quickly and easily without medications. This program includes simple and fast weight loss exercises...


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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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