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2014-10-29 23:16:21

StratAcuity, The Science of People: StratAcuity successfully completes the search for the Proteostasis Therapeutics Inaugural Cystic Fibrosis Clinical Advisory Board. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 StratAcuity successfully completes the search for the Proteostasis Therapeutics Inaugural Cystic Fibrosis Clinical Advisory Board. The newly appointed board will serve as a strategic resource for the upcoming selection and study of the Company's leading compounds that double the...

2014-10-29 23:16:09

Suzanne Shifflet, CPA, Joins Healthcare Communication Innovator SARASOTA, Fla. (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Voalte®, the leader in healthcare communication technology, today announced the hiring of Suzanne Shifflet, CPA, as Chief Financial Officer. Shifflet joins Voalte from Austin, Texas, where she was Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for a mid-sized contract rehabilitation company that offers turnkey rehab solutions to skilled nursing facilities and other long-term...

2014-10-29 23:15:33

Fifty-three golfers enjoyed a fun day of golf, a lunch buffet, cocktail reception and more at the Stanwich Club in Greenwich, CT. Proceeds from the event will help support LRA's mission to search out and support the most promising research to develop better diagnostic tests, treatments and ultimately a cure for Lyme and other debilitating tick-borne diseases. Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Lyme Research Alliance, the leading private nonprofit funder of cutting-edge Lyme...

2014-10-29 23:15:30

Since 1984, Audiology Associates has been committed to improving the hearing and communication of residents of the North Bay and the surrounding area. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 This year, lead audiologist Dr. Peter Marincovich and Audiology Associates celebrate their 30-year anniversary of providing state-of-the-art hearing health care services. In keeping with his patient-first care philosophy, Dr. Marincovich and his team of hearing care professionals pride themselves on...

2014-10-29 23:15:18

Physicians expressed their opinions about ICD-10 impact and how health information professionals can help. Chicago (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 New research released by the CAREinnoLab titled “Physicians' Outlook on the ICD-10-CM/PCS System and its Effect on Their Practice” has revealed that when it comes to the ICD-10 implementation on October 1, 2015 physicians are most concerned with the level of clinical documentation needed and the potential impact on insurance reimbursements....

2014-10-29 23:15:04

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation is proud to welcome to its Medical Advisory Board Dr. Robert M. Friedlander, Chairman of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine’s Neurological Surgery and Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurobiology. He joins other renowned neurologists, neurosurgeons, and interventional neuroradiologists from around the United States and Canada providing continued expertise and support to the Foundation. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The world renowned Brain...

2014-10-29 23:14:33

Colds and the flu are respiratory illnesses that disrupt the daily productive routines of busy families each year. Counter the consequences of these illnesses with easy-to-read materials packed with tips about avoiding and treating colds, flus and more. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 For many people, getting a cold or the flu is an annoying experience with the added inconvenience of missing days of work or school. For other people, many illnesses such as flu can cause serious and...

2014-10-29 23:14:12

Local Chicago Implant Dentist Dr. Irfan Atcha and staff from New Teeth Chicago Dental Implant Center gathered with other leading colleagues for the semi-annual MGE Benefit Dinner where funds were raised to provide hundreds of thousands of books to youth in a frontal assault on one of the major sources of economic destruction in America. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Irfan Atcha DDS and concerned leading dentists from across the nation gathered at the MGE Management Experts Benefit...

2014-10-29 23:14:05

Louisville cosmetic family dentist Dr. Ronald Receveur is urging young, less educated and less affluent pregnant women to reverse a disturbing trend announced in a recent report. According to the report, pregnant women younger than 24, black and Hispanic women, and women with low family income or low education report their teeth to be in good condition far less often than other demographics, researchers found. NEW ALBANY, IN (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Louisville cosmetic family dentist Dr....

2014-10-29 23:14:03

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is calling attention to a recent EPA announcement about a contaminated subdivision that was formerly located on a US Army base as a good reason for Veterans who were exposed to asbestos while serving in the US Armed Forces to call 866-714-6466, if they have now developed a rare form of cancer called mesothelioma. There can be extremely significant compensation settlements for these types of individuals, and as the Center would like to explain, it is of the...


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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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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