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2014-04-17 23:08:55

Watch Our Digestive Health Educational Programming on PBS and Major Networks Santa Rosa, California (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 GI for Life, an innovative nutriceutical company focused on digestive health products is proud to announce the introduction of their first nationally televised program, called Gastrointestinal Inflammation, developed to educate viewers on the effects of diet and colon cancer and other common digestive conditions. The program was produced by Outlook TV, and can be...

2014-04-17 23:08:30

Board certified ENT Surgeon, Dr. Kevin Sadati has found that this spring allergy season is in full swing, and many patients are looking for long-term relief from their sinus disease. Balloon sinus dilation seems to be the solution many people are looking for and is now available at his Orange County practice. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 About 50 million Americans suffer from allergies each year, many of which are seasonal. Springtime is notorious for flaring up allergy...

2014-04-17 23:08:20

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Nutraceuticals markets. Global market for Nutraceuticals is forecast to reach US$311.8 billion by 2020, driven by growing adoption of preventive healthcare measures among the aging population. San Jose, California (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – The modern trend of combining science with nutrition has set into motion the evolution of a new market segment in the traditional healthcare industry termed as...

2014-04-17 23:08:10

In the wake of a federal jury’s decision to award $9 billion to a man who developed bladder cancer after using the diabetes drug Actos, Cancer Monthly says patients who took Actos should recognize the symptoms of bladder cancer and protect their rights if they are diagnosed. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Cancer information site Cancer Monthly is advising Actos users to be aware of the symptoms of bladder cancer after a jury in the U.S. District Court for Western Louisiana concluded...

2014-04-17 23:08:02

The Paramus Stigma Free Zone is holding a Town Hall meeting to open a conversation on mental illness. Paramus, NJ (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 To help raise awareness about mental illness within the community, the Paramus Stigma-Free Zone is holding a Town Hall Meeting: “Let’s Talk”. This is an opportunity for the community to get involved and become part of the solution to the mental health crisis. The Paramus Stigma-Free Zone task force operates on the premise that healthy communication...

2014-04-17 23:07:58

Princeview Dental (http://www.PrinceviewDental.com), one of Etobicoke’s local dental clinics, is commenting on the millennia-long practice of oil pulling as a means of oral care and the suggestion that it may cure other ailments not associated with dental or oral diseases. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Princeview Dental (http://www.PrinceviewDental.com), one of Etobicoke’s local dental clinics, is commenting on the millennia-long practice of oil pulling as a means of oral...

2014-04-17 23:07:50

New webinar will focus on scientific and process improvements that advance Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) drug development. This live discussion takes place on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 10:00am EDT (15:00 UK BST/ GMT +1). Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a complex and heterogeneous disease that has the potential to significantly impact morbidity, mortality and quality of life while also placing a substantial burden on healthcare systems globally. While...

2014-04-17 23:07:19

ChanTest, in collaboration with Dr. Philip Sager, are seeking multi-stakeholder input to move towards using non-clinical in vitro human models to assess a drug’s cardiac safety Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 ChanTest, the world’s most trusted ion channel expert, announces a complementary webinar entitled “Making Sense of the CiPA Initiative: a Paradigm Shift in Cardiac Safety”. The webinar will be moderated by Cambridge Healthtech Associates™ (CHA) and is scheduled to take...

2014-04-17 23:06:49

This site aims to provide thorough information as voters decide on medical marijuana legalization in Florida. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 FloridaMarijuanaInfo.org, the first website by a Florida-based organization dedicated to providing authoritative, accurate information on all things marijuana, has launched. FloridaMarijuanaInfo.org is focused on providing Florida voters and the public with free access to thought-provoking and instructional content, as well as a community...

2014-04-17 23:06:40

Dr. Rami Batniji announces the April opening of his second office. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 After years of planning, Dr. Batniji is happy to finally open the doors to his newest California clinic. Located in the heart of Beverly Hills, this state-of-the-art facility provides an innovative office-suite, with multiple treatment rooms to make appointments fast and easy. Staffed by a handpicked, dedicated team of nurses, aestheticians, and patient care coordinators, Batniji...


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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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