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TOKYO, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nippon Foundation and the International Council of Nurses jointly released Global Appeal 2015 in Tokyo on Jan.
Pacific Prime comments on the proposal from the Hong Kong Government to help residents with the cost of health insurance in the city. Hong Kong (PRWEB) January
Achieving the maximum seven years of accreditation ‘confirms the program meets the education standards.’ Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 26, 2015
MyoNatural, Canada’s Top Selling Natural Pain Cream and NFL Athlete Favorite, to Be Distributed in the United States (PRWEB) January 26, 2015 Since
Board-certified cosmetic surgeon and clinical professor of surgery at University of Chicago Medicine, Dr. Anthony J.
Global Breast Imaging Market 2015-2019 is a new industry research report which profiles key players like Fujifilm Medical Systems USA, Inc., GE Healthcare, Hologic Inc., Philips Healthcare and
The report provides a granular understanding of the emergency department information system market on the basis of application, end user, software type and delivery mode.
Division of Integrative Medicine at Raritan Bay Medical Center has Provided Services Since 2004 Perth Amboy, NJ (PRWEB) January 26, 2015 Internist Nina
Predictive analytic leader Jvion was selected by the Children’s Hospital Association to present “The Potential for Predictive Analytics in a Pediatric Care Setting” at this year’s Quality
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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