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2014-09-01 23:03:17

The Firm is actively evaluating Tylenol lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly sustained liver damage due to acetaminophen contained in over-the-counter Tylenol products. (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Parties involved in federally-filed Tylenol lawsuits (http://www.tylenollawsuitclaims.com/) are looking ahead to the litigation’s status conference in September, where issues related to claims involving the pain reliever will be discussed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania,...

2014-09-01 23:03:15

AntiGravity Fitness, the aerial pioneers who elevate spirit, body & mind have announced their critically acclaimed wellness offering, AntiGravity Yoga at The Spa and Ayurvedic Retreat at Four Seasons Resort Maldives. New York (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Four Seasons Resort Maldives is the first resort in Asia to offer founder Christopher Harrison’s groundbreaking and gravity-defying yoga technique, and have built an impressive hexagonal yoga pavilion – in a private jungle clearing...

2014-09-01 23:02:47

NAHN Members Dawn Bazarko, DNP, MPH, RN, and Adriana Perez, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, to Be Inducted Into the American Academy of Nursing Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 The National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) is pleased to announce that Dawn Bazarko, DNP, MPH, RN, and Adriana Perez, PhD, Rn, ANP-BC, will become Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing. They will be inducted with Immediate Past President Jose Alejandro, PhD, MBA, RN-BC, CCM, FACHE, whose induction we...

2014-09-01 23:02:13

Open Mobile Media confirmed that product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants will take to the stage at the Connected Healthcare 2014 conference (October 14-15, San Diego USA) to deliver industry-leading insights on how consumer brands are being leveraged for mainstream clinical care. (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 The session will give delegates insight into the role that tech giants like Samsung, Google and Apple can play as they enter the health and wellness market and their...

2014-09-01 23:01:34

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Operating Room Equipment Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 An operating theatre or operating room is a specially-fitted room in a hospital for performing surgical operations. An operating room comprises a myriad of specially-designed equipment such as operating tables, surgical booms, operating room lights,...

2014-09-01 23:01:09

MarketOptimizer.org adds “OpportunityAnalyzer: Non-Hodgkin’s B-Cell Lymphoma - Opportunity Analysis and Forecast to 2018” to its store. Overview of B-cell NHL, including epidemiology, etiology, symptoms, diagnosis, pathology and treatment guidelines for DLBCL, FL, MZL and MCL. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 The B-cell non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (NHL) treatment market value will experience moderate growth across six major markets (the US, France, Italy, Germany, Spain and the...

2014-09-01 23:01:04

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Liver Diseases Therapeutics Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Liver is the largest organ inside the human body. Liver is the one vital organ that helps the body in barring itself from poisons, helps in digestion of food and acts as a store of energy. Liver also plays many important functions such as protein...

2014-09-01 23:01:01

New research study “Early-Stage Minimally-Invasive Biomarkers in Alzheimer's Disease: A Comprehensive Analysis and Market Study of New Developments and Opportunities, 2014” worked out by Biopharm Reports is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Currently, scientists continue to face fundamental challenges in developing more effective treatments for Alzheimer's disease (AD), which reflects their poor understanding of the disease....

2014-09-01 23:00:51

MarketOptimizer.org adds “EpiCast Report Renal Cell Carcinoma - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023” to its store. This forecast is supported by age- and sex-specific data for the incidence. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is a type of kidney cancer that originates in the lining of the proximal convoluted tubule, a part of the very small tubes in the kidney that transport waste molecules from the blood to the urine. The condition is asymptomatic in its...

2014-09-01 23:00:21

PAINWeek, the National Conference on Pain for Frontline Practitioners, announced today that the American Pain Society (APS) will return to the conference for the 3rd consecutive year to contribute its expertise in pain management to the agenda. This activity is open to local Las Vegas practitioners; there is no fee to attend this program. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 PAINWeek, the National Conference on Pain for Frontline Practitioners, announced today that the American Pain...


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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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'