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2014-09-20 16:21:13

Direct Relief steps up private charitable efforts with emergency airlift NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Direct Relief-chartered Boeing 747 departed John F. Kennedy International Airport today with 100 tons of emergency medical assistance for communities gripped by Ebola. The West Africa-bound airlift -- the largest to depart the U.S. since the outbreak began -- arrives in Sierra Leone Sunday morning and Liberia that afternoon....

2014-09-20 12:21:16

DALLAS, September 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 Market Research Report on Global IVIG Industry is a 238 pages professional and in-depth research report on Global Intravenous Immunoglobulin markets. The report introduces IVIG basic information included Intravenous Immunoglobulin definition, classification, application, industry chain structure as well as industry overview along with current market data and forecasts. Complete report is available at...

2014-09-20 12:21:10

OTTAWA, Sept. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The issue: Mylan Pharmaceuticals ULC Canada, in consultation with Health Canada, is voluntarily recalling all lots of its Mylan-Nitro Spray 0.4 mg/metered dose due to the product missing the "dip tube," which is part of the pump component. A missing "dip tube" could pose a potential problem with the delivery of nitroglycerin to the patient. This defect may lead patients to believe they are receiving the nitroglycerin, when in fact they are unable to access it....

2014-09-19 23:09:33

The Company’s Available Office Space Will Increase Tenfold—Allowing its Private Duty Healthcare Team to Support More Patients Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Spirit Home Healthcare, a company that specializes in providing exceptional caretaking services to seniors, recently announced its decision to move to a larger office located at 12010 Ridgemont in Urbandale, IA. The Clive senior care company’s move to a bigger location means that its space has increased tenfold: it...

2014-09-19 23:09:29

Aligned Modern Health Opens its Fifth Chiropractic and Wellness Center Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Aligned Modern Health, a Chicago area chiropractic and wellness company, is proud to announce the opening of its fifth Chicago location. The new healthcare center is located at 118 South Clinton Street in Chicago’s Loop, just a block from both Ogilvie and Union Train Stations. Aligned Modern Health was started in 2011 with the belief that alternative healthcare is underserved...

2014-09-19 23:09:23

The Site Features the Best Asbestos Mesothelioma Lawyers who are Devoted to Helping People who have Been Exposed to Asbestos to Get Legal Advice at No Cost Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 InjuryLawyerFree.com, a website that is designed to help people get free asbestos mesothelioma legal advice, has just launched its new and easy-to-navigate site. As a spokesperson for the website noted, there is a definite need for a website like http://www.InjuryLawyerFree.com. Over 2,000...

2014-09-19 23:09:00

A Plus Home Health Care Settles Whistleblower Litigation and Denies Wrongdoing Lantana, Florida (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 A Plus Home Health Care settled the pending US District Court litigation (US District Court for Southern District of Florida - Case No. 12-CV-60629) to avoid the financial costs and distractions that would have come with further legal proceedings. In this settlement, A Plus, Tracy Nemerofsky and Dr. Stephen Nemerofsky make no admission of fault or liability, and the...

2014-09-19 23:08:36

SNBL Clinical Pharmacology Center, Inc. (SNBL CPC), a 96-bed clinical pharmacology research unit specializing in complex early-phase trials, announced today the successful completion of a validation study of the NeuroCart. The study validated the NeuroCart as an effective tool for detection of benzodiazepine-evoked pharmacodynamic CNS effects. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 SNBL Clinical Pharmacology Center, Inc. (SNBL CPC), a 96-bed clinical pharmacology research unit...

2014-09-19 23:08:16

On September 17, the FDA announced that Baxter International Inc. recalls one lot of Potassium Chloride Injection 10mEq per 100mL due to a labeling error on the shipping cartons. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Potassium...

2014-09-19 23:08:07

Matt Brown, founder of My 420 Tours, was recently interviewed by Ganjapreneur about the events leading up to his decision to pursue a career in marijuana after working at Bloomberg and a tech start-up. Ganjapreneur is a recently-launched website dedicated to business news and culture in the legal cannabis industry. Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Matt Brown, the founder of Denver-based marijuana tour company My 420 Tours, was recently interviewed by Ganjapreneur about what led to...


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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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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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