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2014-07-23 16:27:57

Third quarter net earnings per diluted share were $1.02 including impairment of equity investment; revenues increased 3 percent to $748 million PALO ALTO, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) today is reporting net earnings of $1.02 per diluted share in the third quarter of fiscal year 2014. Net earnings were negatively impacted by about $0.06 per diluted share due to an approximately $8 million impairment charge related to a portion of Varian's...

2014-07-23 16:27:28

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Renal Dialysis Equipment: Technologies and Global Marketshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2070056/Renal-Dialysis-Equipment-Technologies-and-Global-Markets.htmlREPORT HIGHLIGHTSThe global market for dialysis equipment and accessories was valued at $12.5 billion in 2012 and $13.4 billion in 2013. This market is expected to be valued at nearly $18.8 billion in 2018, rising at a five-year...

2014-07-23 16:27:23

In the news release, "Mexican-American Leader Joins Nation's Leading End-of-Life Choice Organization," issued 23-Jul-2014 by Compassion & Choices via PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the first paragraph, first sentence, should be updated to include the fact that Rev. Dr. Ignacio Castuera was appointed to Compassion & Choices' Southern California advisory board in addition to its board of directors. As a result, the first sentence should read as follows: "Rev. Dr....

2014-07-23 16:27:21

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center recently published a study in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology that confirms The Dia Method(®) 's efficacy in curing diastasis recti postpartum, a condition often referred to as "mommy pooch." The study, entitled "Postnatal exercise can reverse diastasis recti," was published in the prestigious Green Journal and is the first published research that definitively...

2014-07-23 16:27:18

Vienna (Parkersburg) Marks First Aspen Dental Practice To Open in West Virginia SYRACUSE, N.Y., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thursday, July 24 may just be another day on the calendar, but for the dentist and team at the new Aspen Dental practice in Vienna, West Virginia, it marks a historic moment. "Aspen Dental continues its mission to provide access to quality, affordable dental care by opening our first practice in West Virginia on July 24," said Dr. William F. Buckley Jr., lead dentist...

2014-07-23 16:27:13

Patients, caregivers and health care professionals share stories; offer awareness, hope and inspiration CHICAGO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation's advocates have come together to inaugurate PFF Ambassador program, a group of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) patients and caregivers who are committed to share personal stories of living with IPF as well as health care providers who deliver current disease education information to...

2014-07-23 16:26:54

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IPRO has won an historic, five-year award as the Medicare-funded Quality Innovation Network (QIN) contractor for the states of New York and South Carolina and for the District of Columbia. Under a new arrangement that begins August 1, state-based Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs) will be replaced by regional QIN contractors, focusing on hospital and nursing home quality improvement, care transitions, drug safety,...

2014-07-23 16:26:32

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Intracerebral Hemorrhage Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2243630/Intracerebral-Hemorrhage-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H2-2014.htmlIntracerebral Hemorrhage Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Intracerebral Hemorrhage Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the Intracerebral Hemorrhage...

2014-07-23 12:32:42

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizure Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2243627/Generalized-Tonic-Clonic-Seizure-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H2-2014.htmlGeneralized Tonic-Clonic Seizure Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizure Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data...

2014-07-23 12:32:39

HOUSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- V. Craig Jordan, Ph.D., one of the world's preeminent breast cancer experts will join The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center this fall. Jordan is considered the "Father of Tamoxifen," the groundbreaking therapeutic drug that has saved countless lives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140723/129913 As a professor in Breast Medical Oncology and Molecular and Cellular Oncology, Jordan will focus on the new biology of...


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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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