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2014-07-24 08:31:52

ANDOVER, Mass., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ndd Medical Technologies, a leader in innovative mobile pulmonary function testing (PFT) employing precise ultrasound technology, announced that its EasyOne Pro(®) has been chosen as the instrument to measure Carbon Monoxide Diffusing Capacity (DLCO) for phase 2 of the COPDGene(®) Study, the most comprehensive study of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) ever undertaken. COPD is now the third leading cause of death in the U.S....

2014-07-24 08:30:24

Popular nutrition personalization app now includes weekly, personalized tips from a Registered Dietitian and adds even more dietary goals REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- YottaMark Inc. today announced that its ShopWell food nutrition app has been enhanced with a slate of exciting new features to help shoppers make healthy choices about the food they buy. The app, which has already been downloaded by more than 1.7 million shoppers, provides personalized...

2014-07-24 08:29:57

MarketOptimizer.org adds "North America Orthopedic Braces and Supports Market Outlook to 2020" to its store. DALLAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "North America Orthopedic Braces and Supports Market Outlook to 2020 , provides key market data on the North America Orthopedic Braces and Supports market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, and volume (in units) and average price data (in US dollars), within market categories: -- Knee Braces and Supports --...

2014-07-24 08:29:12

For the first time, Houston hosts national event bringing together thousands of families from around the country HOUSTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 3,500 organ transplant recipients, living donors and their families gathered together in Houston for the annual Olympic-style, multi-sport event, the Donate Life Transplant Games of America (TGA). Texas Children's Hospital was a major sponsor for the games with both current, as well as former patients...

2014-07-24 08:26:41

LANSING, Mich., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG) advised market analysts today that future forecasts of its potential revenue from new rodenticide research are premature. In its regular quarterly conference call to investors and analysts on July 22, 2014, Neogen's CEO commented about several new developments when questioned by analysts regarding this research. "It was my intent Tuesday at our conference call to answer questions about the potential of a...

2014-07-24 04:21:28

MT Services LLC informs plaintiffs on options for Johnson & Johnson Inc. settlements, as well as support with cases including Biomet, Stryker, and Wright Hip Litigations. LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MT Services LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement News Reporting company, which operates a lawsuit help center: lawsuitsettlementnews.com, reports today Johnson & Johnson's $2.5 billion lawsuit settlement was for an estimated 8,000 patients facing injuries from the metal-on-metal implant...

2014-07-24 04:21:22

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lyfebulb, the International Pemphigus Pemphigoid Foundation (IPPF) and Immune Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCQX and NASDAQ OMX First North Premier, Stockholm: "IMNP."; "Immune" or "the Company"), announced a collaboration to increase awareness of unmet needs in treating bullous pemphigoid last night at an event attended by more than sixty patients, physicians, scientists and other interested parties. Lyfebulb is a health and wellness company dedicated...

2014-07-24 04:20:20

The true story of how an international blockbuster came to feature GAC Motor vehicles HONG KONG, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GAC Motor ("GAC") never had any notion that it would have anything to do with Transformers 4. Not every brand has the power and influence to earn a prominent place in a Hollywood blockbuster. GAC, as a newcomer among China's proprietary brands, had not given a thought to getting a spot in the film. For the full multimedia release, click here:...

2014-07-23 23:32:17

With God and Christ Care’s mobile, personalized medical alert device, your loved one is never alone. Help is available 24/7, at the push of a button. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The device can be worn around the neck or on a belt clip, and provides a clear, two-way voice connection to a call center staffed by trained representatives, including bilingual Spanish and English speaking representatives, and some who speak other languages. There’s even an optional fall-detection...

2014-07-23 23:32:12

Jonathan Bush’s 2014 NY TIMES Best Seller “Where Does It Hurt?” envisions health care to be an entrepreneur’s field of dreams. Dr. Ira Williams, author of Find The Black Box, offers an assessment of the good, bad, and ugly aspects that can be found in Bush’s vision of the health care delivery system that Bush says is rapidly transforming patient care in America. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Dr. Williams says, “Bush has joined the constantly enlarging chorus of those...


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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