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2014-08-26 16:28:20

LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:MediPoint: Sports Medicine - Global Analysis and Market Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/healthcare/medipoint_sports_medicine_global_analysis_market_forecasts.htmlMediPoint: Sports Medicine - Global Analysis and Market ForecastsSummaryThis report focuses on the sports medicine market, which includes implants and arthroscopic capital equipment. The orthopedic sports...

2014-08-26 16:28:19

New Analysis Provides Basis for a Synthetic Mers CoV Blocker-Vaccine Candidate Now Available for Testing LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis by Replikins, Ltd. of Pubmed data of the gene structures of all Mers CoV virus strains has revealed extensive conservation and sharing of specific Replikin structures back to 2012. This conservation and sharing of specific Replikin gene structures has permitted the formulation of a Synthetic Mers CoV Blocker-Vaccine(TM) candidate,...

2014-08-26 16:28:14

LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Diabetic Retinopathy Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/research_rd/clinical_trials/diabetic_retinopathy_global_clinical_trials_review.htmlDiabetic Retinopathy Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Diabetic Retinopathy Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Diabetic Retinopathy...

2014-08-26 16:28:02

DUBLIN, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Glucose Meter Industry Report 2014 " report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global Glucose Meter Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global glucose meter industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure....

2014-08-26 16:28:01

New Analysis Provides Basis for a Synthetic Influenza H1N1 Blocker-Vaccine Candidate, Now Available for Testing LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis by Replikins, Ltd. of Pubmed data of the gene structures of all Influenza H1N1 virus strains has revealed extensive conservation and sharing of specific Replikin structures back to 1918. This conservation and sharing of specific Replikin gene structures has permitted the formulation of a Synthetic Influenza H1N1...

2014-08-26 16:27:59

Latest Analysis Provides Basis for a Synthetic Ebola Blocker-Vaccine Candidate, Now Available for Testing LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis by Replikins, Ltd. of Pubmed data of the gene structures of all Ebola strains has revealed extensive conservation and sharing of specific Replikin structures back to 1976. This conservation and sharing of specific Replikin gene structures has paved the way for the development of a synthetic Ebola Blocker-Vaccine((TM)) candidate,...

2014-08-26 16:27:57

Samantha Sandler Named to Board of Compassion & Choices NANTUCKET, Mass. and NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Samantha B. Sandler, a civic leader and conservationist who lives in Nantucket and New York City, has joined the board of directors of the nation's leading end-of-life choice organization, Compassion & Choices. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140826/139858 Sandler is a member of the New York City Center Education Committee, advisor and former...

2014-08-26 16:27:54

Pioneer in PQRS reporting introduces new multi-facility health system subscription ATLANTA, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wellcentive, the pioneer and leader in pay-for-performance and quality reporting for the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), announced today its PQRS application is now available, one of the earliest full-service enterprise reporting solutions released to market this year. The solution is updated and fully compliant with the 2014 federal government registry...

2014-08-26 16:27:52

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastroparesis, also called delayed gastric emptying, is a medical condition where symptoms occur and the stomach cannot empty properly. The impact of the condition is significant. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/139866 The number of people with gastroparesis appears to be rising. Yet gastroparesis is poorly understood. More community awareness is needed about the condition. "Gastroparesis can have a significant impact on a person's...

2014-08-26 16:26:27

LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Mexico Nuclear Imaging Equipment Market Outlook to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/mexico_nuclear_imaging_equipment_market_outlook_2020.htmlMexico Nuclear Imaging Equipment Market Outlook to 2020SummaryGlobalData's new report, "Mexico Nuclear Imaging Equipment Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the Mexico Nuclear Imaging Equipment market. The...


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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