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2015-03-03 23:03:34

The natural childbirth education company now has more than 130 certified instructors in over 30 states as well as a 10-week online childbirth education course with more than 20 hours of streaming

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2015-03-03 23:03:15

The OncLive® and IU Simon Cancer Center alliance facilitates sharing news about the center’s research and education programs and accomplishments. PLAINSBORO,

2015-03-03 23:02:46

Dr. Jason Hitkari and Lorne Brown will be speaking on Tuesday, March 12, 2015 at Olive Fertility Centre on how an integrated approach can improve the chance of a healthy pregnancy.

2015-03-03 23:02:45

With a grant of more than $4.5 million, Georgia State University’s Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) has been named a national coordinating center by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)

2015-03-03 23:02:29

Zimmer Dental, Inc., in collaboration with NYU College of Dentistry, is pleased to unveil the program for the 6th Annual Global Implantology Week 2015, a prestigious educational forum where clinicians

2015-03-03 23:02:24

Topical BioMedics, Inc., announces its monthly Pain Management Workshop will be held as a webinar streamed live on Tuesday, March 10th, 12pm – 1pm and 4pm to 5pm, then archived and made accessible

2015-03-03 23:02:19

Association Served as Advisor to WHO on Campaign’s Development, Will Promote Campaign Messages and Resources Throughout the Year Rockville, MD (PRWEB) March

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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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