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2015-05-26 23:08:09

Registrar Corp, a US FDA consulting firm, compiled a top ten list for marketing medical devices in the United States to help industry comply with FDA regulations. Hampton,

2015-05-26 23:08:07

The Boston Pops and their renowned Conductor Keith Lockhart will once again help the Brain Aneurysm Foundation spread great awareness and raise much needed funding for brain aneurysm research

2015-05-26 23:08:04

Rob Suter of Chicago, Illinois has joined OSA University as the Vice President of Sales. Willowbrook, IL (PRWEB) May 26, 2015

2015-05-26 23:06:58

Verde Pointe Dental Associates in conjunction with Marietta Vet Clinic have announced their "Rescue Animal Cookout," at Verde Pointe Professional Park in Marietta, GA on June 25, 2015.

2015-05-26 23:06:54

Dearborn Ear, Nose & Throat in Dearborn, MI is pleased to announce the launch of their new and improved website to better showcase their Detroit area ENT practice to existing and potential

2015-05-26 23:06:52

Carl W. Berk, M.D. and his fellow board certified otolaryngologists at Pinehurst Surgical Center in Pinehurst, N.C.

2015-05-26 23:06:46

The Mindfulness In Urban Education Summit will be held on May 27, 2015 at 3pm Claremont Academy, Worcester Public Schools 15 Claremont Street Worcester, MA.

2015-05-26 23:06:40

Denver-based Kindman is now working with its retail partners to incorporate recycling efforts into their business plans, and to ensure that excess paper, packaging and other products don’t end

2015-05-26 23:06:32

‘Histology Class Notes’ helps readers grasp big-picture concepts of Histology. BALTIMORE (PRWEB) May 26, 2015 To assist undergraduate and medical

2015-05-26 23:06:25

Learning ZoneXpress launches Education Cards, new product line to educate clients about pregnancy, breastfeeding nutrition, children nutrition, and more! Owatonna,


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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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chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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