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2014-12-16 23:12:47

Payteller and Janefour20 will be presenting its dispensary cash management solution at the Cannabis Investor Webcast on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 3:00 PM ET. Denver,

2014-12-16 23:12:40

ReportsnReports.com adds "2014 Market Research Report on Global Thyme Essential Oil Industry" report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB)

2014-12-16 23:12:28

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2014-12-16 23:12:14

GI Supply, the maker of Spot Endoscopic Marker, will be participating in several hands-on sessions at the New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 38th Annual New York Course.

2014-12-16 23:12:03

Endocrinology Consultants, P.C is pleased to announce the addition of Dr.

2014-12-16 23:11:27

Dr Murray Grossan presents three sure-fire ways to cut illness in offices and the workplace – smiling, humor and humming. Mission Hills, Ca (PRWEB) December

2014-12-16 23:11:13

Health 2.0 NYC announced that NVS Technologies won the Hospitals 2.0 Mega Challenge Event on December 3rd in New York City.

2014-12-16 23:11:02

Dr. Ronald Receveur, whose New Albany dental clinic is a one-stop shop for all areas of dentistry, has written a blog about the dangers of overbrushing or brushing teeth too hard.

2014-12-16 23:10:59

This week the Mesothelioma Compensation Center is sharing a recent story of a woman from the United Kingdom who was exposed to asbestos while in the workplace and is urging individuals who were

2014-12-16 23:10:57

The agenda for the medical conference, "3rd Annual Primary Care Winter CME Conference", has been released by the Continuing Education Company.


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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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