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2014-10-23 12:29:21

DUBLIN, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Nuclear Medicine Imaging Equipment - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Nuclear Medicine Imaging Equipment in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: SPECT Systems (Includes SPECT and SPECT/CT systems), and PET Scanners (Includes PET and PET/CT systems). The report...

2014-10-23 12:29:18

Certification demonstrates Novo Nordisk's commitment to improving diabetes care PLAINSBORO, N.J., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk, a global leader in diabetes care, was honored with The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)'s Disease Management Certification in Program Design for its Diabetes Education Program (DEP) this month. The 2-year certification validates the DEP as a program providing quality educational support to both health care providers and patients...

2014-10-23 12:29:14

Nearly 100 participating clinics in over a dozen underserved markets to distribute vouchers to their patients that are redeemable at any CVS/pharmacy or MinuteClinic location for a flu shot WOONSOCKET, R.I. and SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health and Direct Relief announced today that they have partnered to provide $1 million in flu shot vouchers to community health clinic patients in underserved communities who lack health insurance. Nearly 100 participating...

2014-10-23 12:29:06

CARMEL, Ind., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sylvia Rosenberg was 27 when she found a lump in her right breast. A biopsy confirmed she had early stage breast cancer. Her doctor recommended a lumpectomy followed by chemotherapy and hormone therapy. Sylvia had watched her aunt battle breast cancer, and she was determined to find a better treatment. Her research confirmed that SonoPhoto Dynamic Therapy (SPDT) combined with hyperthermia had a better success rate than conventional...

norovirus
2014-10-23 03:00:57

Provided by the University of Cambridge An experimental drug currently being trialed for influenza and Ebola viruses could have a new target: norovirus, often known as the winter vomiting virus. A team of researchers at the University of Cambridge has shown that the drug, favipiravir, is effective at reducing – and in some cases eliminating – norovirus infection in mice. Norovirus is the most common cause of gastroenteritis in the UK. For most people, infection causes an unpleasant...

2014-10-23 08:42:37

DENVER, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MJ Freeway®, the industry-leading cannabis business software platform, is pleased to announce its integration with the Washington State Liquor Control Board's traceability system. MJ Freeway serves cannabis cultivators, infused product producers and dispensaries in providing its premier business management platform built from the ground up specifically for the marijuana industry. MJ Freeway provides integration with Washington's state system to...

2014-10-23 08:37:02

LUGANO, Switzerland, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ~ At a dose of 20 mug/kg, Palonosetron, administered as a singledose, is as effective as ondansetron 0.15 mg/kg given three times a day to a maximum dose of 32mg ~ No safety concerns were raised by the study Helsinn Group, the company focused on building quality cancer care, presented data at the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) congress establishing that palonosetron, at a dose 20 mug/kg, is a...

2014-10-23 08:36:59

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB: GNBT) today announced that the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com), will be participating in the 2014 BIO-Europe(®) Annual International Partnering Conference being held November 3-5 in Frankfurt, Germany. BIO-Europe(®) is Europe's largest partnering conference serving the global biotechnology industry. The conference...

2014-10-23 08:36:49

"Take Control. Live Well." Provides Educational and Lifestyle Management Resources GLENVIEW, Ill., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Take Control. Live Well. is the message behind a new chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) campaign launched today by the CHEST Foundation of the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST). As part of National COPD Awareness Month in November, the campaign aims to encourage people with COPD to live well by adopting healthy lifestyles, working with...

2014-10-23 08:36:40

Company offers providers comprehensive ICD-10 training WAYNE, Pa., and MIAMI, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CareCloud, the leading provider of cloud-based practice management, electronic health records (EHR), and medical billing software and services, has partnered with Precyse/HealthStream to offer its clients a powerful and unique ICD-10 education program for the physician office/ambulatory market. Precyse and HealthStream have teamed together to offer a unique and comprehensive ICD-10...


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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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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
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