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2014-10-22 12:29:47

CHICAGO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading researchers in emergency medicine will present more than 400 studies during ACEP14-Scientific Assembly, the annual meeting of the American College of Emergency Physicians in Chicago, Ill. Sponsored by the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Research Forum will be held in Room W474A of McCormick Place West Convention Center from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 27(th) and from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on...

2014-10-22 12:29:45

DALLAS, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds digital pathology market 2014 research reports providing global forecasts and insights on imaging technologies, expert perspectives, standardization, and current outlooks, to the healthcare category of its online industry analysis and business intelligence library. The Global Digital Pathology Market 2014-2018 research report...

2014-10-22 12:29:41

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProgenyHealth, the market leader in evidence-based care management solutions for premature and medically complex newborns, announced today it will be exhibiting at Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) from October 26-28 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. MHPA is the leading national organization solely dedicated to representing health plans participating in Medicaid managed care. In addition to...

2014-10-22 12:29:40

WHITBY, ON, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) has received the prestigious HIMSS EMRAM Stage 7 award. Ontario Shores is the first hospital in Canada and the first mental health hospital in the world to receive this prestigious recognition. This designation is awarded to healthcare organizations for having a completely paperless health information system which advances the use of patient data to ultimately improve process and...

2014-10-22 12:29:35

Company Committed to Delivering Clinical Workflow Efficiencies and Improving Patient Care Through Smart Pharmacy Solutions SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PipelineRx, a leading medication management services company focused on clinical telepharmacy, today announced the availability of its TPIS platform offering to further address the needs of today's efficient pharmacy. Since being announced last year, 31 hospitals are currently using the TPIS SaaS platform to bring...

2014-10-22 12:29:33

Innovative Formula Developed by Nurse January O'Connor Uses Common Sense Ingredients & Effervescent Formula SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With cough, cold and flu season here once again, sore throats will impact more than 15 million people who will visit doctors for relief. Gargling can provide fast relief for throats, but the taste and inconvenience of saltwater gargling stops many from using this generations-old remedy. Arizona nurse, January O'Connor, along with husband...

2014-10-22 12:29:31

Organizations partner to generate new ideas to support transplant recipients and donors CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Nation Medical, the premier healthcare innovation marketplace, today announced a partnership with Transplant Café, a social network that enables transplant recipients, caregivers, donors and those awaiting transplants to share experiences and ideas. Edison Nation Medical, which develops innovative products that improve patient care, will work...

2014-10-22 12:29:29

Company Expands IP Portfolio Covering Test Methods to Identify Chromosomal Abnormalities including 3q (TERC) and 5p (TERT) in Cervical Cells GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoDiagnostix announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted two new patents owned by the company (US Patent No. 8,748,099 and 8,852,865) covering the detection of chromosomal abnormalities in cervical samples. The recently issued patents cover methods for...

2014-10-22 12:29:25

HealthMap software spotted the Ebola epidemic 9 days before the WHO announced it WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The mHealth Summit today announced that John Brownstein, PhD, Director, Computational Epidemiology Group, Boston Children's Hospital, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, and Co-Founder of HealthMap, will deliver a keynote address at the 6(th) annual Summit on December 10. The mHealth Summit is the largest global conference and...

2014-10-22 12:29:23

BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Connected Health today announced a co-development agreement with Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. to create a mobile app to serve as a coaching platform for patients with atrial fibrillation who have been prescribed oral anticoagulation therapy. The goal of this mobile app will be to support patients living with atrial fibrillation by helping improve patient adherence and compliance to medication, as well as fostering feedback loops...


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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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