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Debiopharm presents preclinical results for 2 anti-cancer targeted therapies Debio 1143 and Debio 1347 LAUSANNE, Switzerland, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiopharm International
Visit Mary's at 2015 Denver High Times(TM) Cannabis Cup(TM), Booth #66 DENVER, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mary's
Company Appoints Breast Cancer Surgeon Steven Chen, M.D., as Vice President of Clinical Affairs SAN DIEGO, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Avelas Biosciences, an in vivo cancer
SAN DIEGO, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Epic Sciences announced today that its no cell left behind(TM) technology has successfully integrated single cell isolation and downstream
Approval based on improved overall survival, delayed time to radiographic progression and an overall positive risk-benefit profile MARKHAM, ON, April 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Astellas
American Academy of Ophthalmology commends lawmakers for repealing Medicare physician pay formula; encourages further steps to support access to high-quality eye care WASHINGTON, April 16,
- Plans to spin-off WF10(TM) and focus on generating additional revenues - MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Research Inc.
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (NASDAQ: VCYT), a molecular diagnostic company
QUÉBEC CITY, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc.
Results Show Significant Improvements in the Number of Eggs Retrieved and Embryos Fertilized DENVER, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study has found that high levels of the antioxidant-rich
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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