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2014-08-19 08:30:12

Edward Rosero, D.O., joins practice WILLOW GROVE, Pa., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edward Rosero, D.O., is the newest specialist to join the expert team of doctors at OrthopaediCare, located at 2400 Maryland Road in Willow Grove. Patients in need of experienced sports medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation care are encouraged to call (215) 830-8700 to schedule an appointment. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140818/137088 As a fellowship-trained sports...

2014-08-19 08:30:11

By providing area patients with an office to visit in both Highland and Poughkeepsie, NY this popular dental practice serves the entire Hudson Valley with quality care. POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Hot Smiles of The Hudson Valley is happy to offer area dental patients two convenient, easy to locate offices -- one in Highland, NY on 60 Park Lane and another in Poughkeepsie, NY on 11 Market Street. Getting quality dental care is a short drive away for people who live...

2014-08-19 08:30:08

More than 80 procedures and conditions now available; goal is 80% coverage of all costs of care by 2015 NEWTOWN, Conn., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new milestone toward health care payment and delivery reform has been reached with the release of more than 80 Evidence-informed Case Rate (ECR®) definitions from the non-profit Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute(TM), Inc. (HCI(3)). An ECR is an entire episode of care that includes all covered services across all providers...

2014-08-19 08:30:07

Dr. Daniel Humiston returns to the Dominican Republic for a mission trip to provide dental health care to those in need. SHEBOYGAN, Wis., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For the third year in a row, Dr. Daniel Humiston performed more than 20 extractions and 30 fillings in one day. But this wasn't a typical day at his Taylor Drive Dental Care dentist's office in Sheboygan, WI. Instead, Dr. Humiston was alongside his son and daughter as they performed dental mission work in the...

2014-08-19 08:30:04

Thomas W. Kauffman, DDS, and The Atlanta Complex Interdisciplinary Study Club Sponsor a 3-day lecture series in September. ATLANTA, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On September 18 through 21, Dr. Mohamed Sharawy, DDS, PhD, will present "Surgical Anatomy, Advanced Bone Grafting and Cadaveric Dissection of Interest to Dental Implantologists." At the Downtown Ritz-Carlton and The Georgia-Pacific Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Thomas W. Kauffman, DDS, and The Atlanta Complex Interdisciplinary...

2014-08-19 08:30:00

Great Tasting, Medical Grade Hydration Solution Treats and Prevents Dehydration; SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DripDrop, the first great tasting medical-grade hydration solution, is now available at Walgreens stores nationwide and on Walgreens.com. "Walgreens pharmacists were big believers in DripDrop from the very beginning, when we were working out of my clinic in San Francisco and the pharmacist downstairs began recommending it to her patients," said Dr. Eduardo...

2014-08-19 08:29:54

Clorox® CareConcepts(TM) Identifies the Emotional Impact of Caregiving as Part of the When Care Comes Home Initiative and its New Cleaning and Personal Homecare Products OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caregivers often put the needs of their loved ones before themselves, and over time that selflessness has an impact - both inspirational and challenging. Eighty percent of caregivers believe that their role has given them more meaning in their lives, but most of them...

2014-08-19 08:29:50

VAL-083 Phase I/II VAL-083 clinical trial advances to 50mg/m(2) cohort VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar" "the company") announced today a protocol amendment to allow for expanded dosing in its VAL-083 clinical trial had been filed with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and that a new cohort of a new 50mg/m(2) has been opened at three clinical trial sites in the United...

2014-08-19 08:29:44

Learn more about The Dental Store Discount Membership Program, which allows patients to pay one fee for services throughout the year. SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One of the top reasons why many people don't visit the dentist regularly is the cost -- the price of treatment seems prohibitive to people who don't have dental insurance. One Schaumburg, IL dentist office called The Dental Store is now offering a dental discount membership program that allows patients to...

2014-08-19 08:29:39

DUBLIN, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today confirmed positive topline results from RECLAIM-1 and -2, pivotal Phase III studies evaluating the potential for the investigational antibiotic, ceftazidime-avibactam as a treatment for adult hospitalized patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130124/NY47381LOGO Ceftazidime-avibactam consists of a cephalosporin (ceftazidime), an established treatment for...


Latest Medicine Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.