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Tree Nuts Can Provide Modest Decreases In Blood Fats And

Tree Nuts Can Provide Modest Decreases In Blood Fats And Sugars

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The University of Toronto and St. Michael's Hospital led an international team of scientists in conducting two meta-analyses involving tree nuts. Examples of tree nuts include: almonds,...

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2014-08-01 04:21:56

Roy S. Herbst M.D., Ph.D. honored at the 15th International Lung Cancer Congress SAN CARLOS, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) will honor Roy S. Herbst, Ensign Professor of Medicine and Chief of Medical Oncology at Yale Cancer Center, with the 2014 Addario Lectureship Award for his continued leadership and expertise in lung cancer treatment and research. Dr. Herbst of Yale Cancer Center will receive the award at the 15(th)...

2014-07-31 23:23:30

TALK - A new, portable device to help people with Speech Impairments to communicate like never before. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 TALK is a device which will help those who suffer with various types of speech impairments communicate with people in normal form of speech. When wearing the device, a person can use variations in his breath to spell out letters, convey emotions or feelings or even speak out specific, predefined commands. Using acute sensors and sophisticated...

2014-07-31 23:23:22

NLA for Her is the pioneer of women’s sports supplements. Nashua Nutrition now carries the line of five women-centric products that support the female athlete as well as women who pursue an active lifestyle. Nashua,NH (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Nashua Nutrition is announcing the availability of five specific nutritional supplements that have been designed and clinically tested to support active women’s health. Her Aminos is a comprehensive Amino Acid Blend that increases endurance, builds...

2014-07-31 23:23:18

New Show Features Hosts Neil Nathan, MD and Jacob Teitelbaum, MD SAN FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 People today are deluged with information about health—some of it is accurate and valuable, while some of it is misleading, erroneous, self-serving and just plain wrong. VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel’s new weekly radio program, “The Cutting Edge of Health and Wellness Today,” airs every Friday at 2pm Pacific Time. Its goal? Showing people how to use the best of...

2014-07-31 23:23:16

Dr. Peter Agre, who shared the 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, will deliver the keynote address at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology (ICE 2016), which will be held September 25-30, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Dr. Peter Agre, the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health, will deliver the keynote address at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology (ICE 2016), which will...

2014-07-31 23:23:12

A new memoir by Zoe Chloe Douglas, now available in e-book and hardcover versions, documents one woman’s experience with Ulcerative Colitis, a common autoimmune disorder. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 "The Mirror Inside: A Journey to Finding Answers to Ulcerative Colitis from Within" by Zoe Chloe Douglas can be downloaded for Kindle at http://amzn.to/1nUxRa3, purchased in hardcover format at http://amzn.to/Uywu5H or downloaded for Barnes & Noble Nooks at...

2014-07-31 23:22:23

Premier award-winning integrative health and wellness center, Cutler Integrative Medicine, recently launched the first detox clinic in the greater Detroit, MI area. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Leading Detroit health and wellness center, Cutler Integrative Medicine, is proud to introduce the first Total Detox Transformation Center to individuals who are interested in a better quality of life. Detoxification, depuration and cleansing is a normal body process of eliminating and...

2014-07-31 23:22:02

CME Conference for Primary Care practitioners "Clinical Issues in Primary Care" agenda has been finalized and released for October 13-17, 2014 at the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa in Maui Hawaii. The conference specializes in CME education for Primary Care physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Palm Coast Florida (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Continuing Education Company Inc has released the agenda for the upcoming inaugural Clinical Issues in Primary Care...

2014-07-31 23:21:47

TriMED Healthcare is partnering with the community to raise funds for its elder home care initiative including medical research in undeserved communities. Newtown, PA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 TriMED HealthCare is announcing the launch of its community based efforts to raise funds for its elder homecare initiative through improved business processes and technological innovation. The company is seeking to raise at least $100,000 in order to better meet the homecare needs of adult and elderly...

2014-08-01 00:21:08

Committed to technical expertise and aesthetic creativity, Dr. J remains a noted player in one of the world's most competitive plastic surgery scenes LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether patients are interested in obtaining breast augmentation, a facial rejuvenation procedure, or a complete mommy makeover in Beverly Hills, the famed city of wealth and glamor offers patients a seemingly endless array of plastic surgeons from which to choose. Even with the enormous competition,...


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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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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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