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2014-04-16 16:26:56

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Eyewear in Indiahttp://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/clothing/eyewear/eyewear_india_1.htmlEyewear posted high value growth in 2013, which was commendable given the slowdown in the Indian economy. The increasing presence of premium branded products, growing per capita income and increasing exposure to Western markets contributed to the growth. The fact that branded eyewear...

2014-04-16 16:26:34

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - US Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/pharmapoint_atopic_dermatitis_us_drug_forecast_market_analysis_2022.htmlPharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - US Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022SummaryAlthough the past decade has seen the atopic dermatitis market remain relatively unchanged and a saturated,...

2014-04-16 16:26:20

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Worldwide Market for Infusion Pumpshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/worldwide_market_infusion_pumps.htmlThis report, Infusion Pump Markets, is Kalorama Information's most current and complete research into infusion pump devices used for patient treatment and nutrition. With an aging population and increased need for healthcare services, this...

2014-04-16 16:25:47

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:U.S. Market for Diagnostic Opthalmic Deviceshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/eye_care/u_s_market_diagnostic_opthalmic_devices.htmlAbstract:The market for diagnostic ophthalmic devices continues to expand, driven by strong growth in revenue from optical coherence tomographers (OCTs). In 2013, the market for diagnostic ophthalmic devices continued on a trajectory of...

2014-04-16 16:25:41

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Prefilled Syringes Market (Glass and Plastic) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Volume, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/drug_delivery/prefilled_syringes_market_glass_plastic_global_industry_analysis_size_volume_share_growth_trends_forecast_2013_2019.htmlPrefilled syringes represent one of the fastest growing segments among the...

2014-04-16 14:11:59

A University of Texas at Arlington physicist working to create a luminescent nanoparticle to use in security-related radiation detection may have instead happened upon an advance in photodynamic cancer therapy. Wei Chen, professor of physics and co-director of UT Arlington's Center for Security Advances Via Applied Nanotechnology, was testing a copper-cysteamine complex created in his lab when he discovered unexplained decreases in its luminescence, or light emitting power, over a...

2014-04-16 13:59:35

Sarcopenia — the age-related loss of muscle mass and strength — may put up to 50 percent of seniors at greater risk for disability, yet there is no consensus within the medical community for how this condition should be measured. However, a new collection of articles appearing in The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences (volume 69, number 5) lays out an empirically derived set of criteria for diagnosing sarcopenia. These recommendations are a...

2014-04-16 12:31:28

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teaching healthy diet and exercise habits to adults with special needs can be more challenging than with most groups of people, but for Karlyn Emile it's also more rewarding. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140416/75587 ) "A lot of people would say it's impossible to teach adults to adopt better behaviors. They would be wrong," said Emile, Healthy Community Site Director for Special Olympics Florida. Recently, Special...

2014-04-16 12:31:20

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/82q9qt/dialysis_market) has announced the addition of the "Dialysis Market by Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis & End Users - Global Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/82q9qt/dialysis_market ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global market has...

2014-04-16 12:31:18

Goal: To Accelerate Individualized Medicine Research and Development LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanguine, a technology company enabling personalized medical research for the development of new and effective treatments, today announced an agreement with Mayo Clinic Bioservices. Under this agreement, Mayo Clinic Bioservices will process, store and ship biospecimens that Sanguine has collected for clients developing new therapies. This will dramatically increase...


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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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