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2014-08-29 12:24:42

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InnoPharma, Inc. today announced the approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for decitabine for injection, a generic version of Eisai Inc.'s DACOGEN®. InnoPharma developed the generic formulation of decitabine for injection and entered into an agreement with Sandoz, Inc., pursuant to which Sandoz will sell, market and distribute decitabine for injection in the United...

Gustavo Saposnik
2014-08-29 03:00:19

Geoff Koehler, St. Michael's Hospital Stroke patients are 70 percent more likely to continue taking their stroke prevention medications one year later if they have a prescription in hand when discharged – according to researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). Using data from 11 stroke centers, researchers determined how many Ontarians were taking their medications one week, one year and two years after having a stroke. The...

2014-08-29 08:24:51

TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For those who are searching for the type of massage that will best address their current physical condition, Massage Envy Spa experts in Cleveland have created this custom guide to help its guests and members select the most suitable massage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139448 Perfect for beginners: Swedish Massage -- Light to medium pressure -- Loosens tight muscles and promotes circulation -- Relieves chronic...

2014-08-29 08:24:47

DUBLIN, Ohio, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In part four of a blog series that addresses how to leverage a hospital pharmacy as a strategic asset, Mary Baxter, MBA, RPh., vice president and national practice leader for Cardinal Health's Innovation Delivery Solutions business, discusses how expanding patient access to quality pharmacy care can benefit both hospitals and patients. "Every hospital pharmacist knows that filling medication orders is only one part of their job in a value-based...

2014-08-29 08:24:31

DUBLIN, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Multiple Sclerosis Drugs Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Multiple sclerosis is a chronic, inflammatory medical condition that results in demyelination, axonal transection, and neurodegeneration. The myelin sheath is damaged because of an abnormal response by the immune system, which targets neurons within the central nervous...

2014-08-29 08:24:25

UNION CITY, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood instrumentation and consumables to the medical, research and veterinary markets, announced today that Clint Severson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the CL King 12(th) Annual Best Ideas Conference 2014 on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. ET. The conference will be held at the Omni Berkshire Place Hotel in New York...

2014-08-29 08:24:20

eX-Path will use Pixcelldata's Collibio digital pathology management and collaboration software DUBLIN, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pixcelldata, the innovative Irish developer of digital pathology management and collaboration software has announced a major new deal with Dutch based eX-Path, global providers of tele-pathology services, founded by renowned pathology expert, Dr. Marius Nap. The announcement was made in advance of the 26th European Congress of Pathology...

2014-08-29 08:22:59

Northwestern Medicine expert warns against sport specificity at a young age to decrease risk of spinal injury CHICAGO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Young athletes today often participate in sports year round and with increasingly competitive club and school sports, it has become common to choose one sport to specialize at a young age. While this specialization may seem like a competitive edge, new Northwestern Medicine(®) research suggests that repetitive activity in just...

2014-08-29 04:21:16

Innovative cardiology solutions help deliver better care for more patients, respond to biggest challenges facing cardiologists ANDOVER, Mass., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG AEX: PHIA) today announced its presence at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2014, where the company is highlighting the full range of its cardiology solutions serving clinicians and patients across the care continuum from prevention and diagnosis, to treatment, recovery and...

2014-08-29 04:21:09

DALLAS, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Wound Care Market by Type (Traditional (Wound Closure, Anti infective), Basic (Films, Cleansing), Advanced (Hydrogels, Hydrocolloids, Alginate, Collagen), Active (Artificial Skin & Skin Substitutes), Pressure Relief Devices, NPWT) - Global Forecast to 2019" research report to its store. The global wound care market is expected to reach $18.3 billion by 2019 from $15.6 billion in 2014, growing at a CAGR of...


Latest Medicine Reference Libraries

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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