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Residents Offered Free Dental Screenings and Giveaways at May 21st Grand Opening Event DENVER, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Brident Dental & Orthodontics announced the opening
OTTAWA, May 21, 2015 /CNW/ - Canadians face wait times of over 460 days in order to get access to new, potentially lifesaving medicines in public drug plans, according to a
Thousands gathering in Chicago for the nation's largest cancer survivorship celebration event CHICAGO, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sunday, May 31, more than 4,000 people
Latest data shows drowning remains leading cause of unintentional death for children ages 1-4 WASHINGTON, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New statistics released today by the U.S.
Exchange-Only Premiums Average 5% to 15% Higher MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When comparing the average premiums of exchange-only health plans to
Closures and operating losses point to substantial risk facing small and rural home healthcare providers as well as the home healthcare delivery system nationwide. WASHINGTON, May
Grant Would Fund New Patient Registry for Diagnostic Discovery Research and Product Development in Ovarian Cancer and Differential Diagnosis of Gynecologic Diseases AUSTIN, Texas, May 21, 2015
More than 300 Aspen Dental branded practices in 31 states to give back as part of the Healthy Mouth Movement in Partnership with Got Your 6 SYRACUSE, N.Y., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands
Aldoxorubicin Has Now Shown Two Complete Responses, In Addition to Tumor Shrinkage, Prolonged Stable Disease, and Favorable Tolerability in Patients LOS ANGELES, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/
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...
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...
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 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...
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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