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2014-09-17 23:06:32

An industry leader in the medical field is sponsoring an event celebrating success in the fight to end discrimination. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Representatives with Capitol Pain Institute announced today that it is an official sponsor of Thursday’s Anti-Defamation League Event at the Four Seasons in Austin, Texas. “We’re very excited about this and we consider it an honor to be a sponsor for this great event,” said Dr. Matthew Schocket, founder of Capitol Pain...

2014-09-17 23:06:18

Local mosquito control franchise will treat football fields for upcoming season. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 In a continuing effort to protect local athletes from potential EEE and West Nile virus threats, Mosquito Shield of the South Shore has partnered for the second year in a row with the Hanover Youth Athletic Association to treat area fields in preparation for the upcoming season. With daily practices going until dusk, prime mosquito feeding time, the exposure to...

2014-09-17 23:04:38

The gluten-free foods market report explains and segments the concerned market in North America with analysis and projection of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-gluten-free-foods-5904255778.html (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The gluten-free foods market report explains and segments the concerned market in North America with analysis and projection of revenue. The market in North America is estimated to grow from $2,261.5 million in 2013 to $3,768.5 million by...

2014-09-17 23:03:57

New facility will expand access to health care for patients anywhere St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Mercy “topped out” the world’s first virtual care/telemedicine center this week, hoisting the building’s final beam into place. Sister of Mercy Claudia Ward also blessed the beam before it made its ascent. (Photos and video of the event, including footage from an unmanned camera mounted to the beam, available here: http://bit.ly/MercyVirtual.) “The topping out...

2014-09-17 23:03:40

The Firm is evaluating potential morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma and other cancers due to the use of power morcellators in laparoscopic hysterectomy and other gynecological surgeries. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 A petition to ban the use of power morcellators (http://www.drugbot.com/morcellator/) in laparoscopic hysterectomies and other gynecological surgeries has gathered nearly 85,000 signatures, Bernstein...

2014-09-17 23:03:34

Premier aesthetic treatment center Cadiz Laser Spa has just announced the launch of their latest service offering. Clients can now receive Collagen Induction Therapy with the revolutionary Rejuvapen device for a reduced price through September. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Cadiz Laser Spa offers the latest, most effective laser treatments and cosmetic procedures to clients throughout Central Texas. The newest addition to their impressive roster of services is Collagen Induction Therapy....

2014-09-17 23:03:22

The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation announced today its grant of $50,000 to the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy (NCOHF) to support oral health services and education through NCOHF’s Orange County Oral Health Zone Program® in California. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation announced today its grant of $50,000 to the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy (NCOHF)...

2014-09-17 23:02:58

Rare Virus Has Been Reported in 12 States, May Be Coming to Texas FRISCO, Texas (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Prevention is the best treatment for the Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) outbreak that is hospitalizing scores of infants, children and teenagers in 12 states, including nearby Oklahoma and Louisiana, says Dr. Kirk Mahon, medical director of Legacy ER & Urgent Care (LER) in Frisco, Texas. “There have been no reported cases of EV-D68 so far in North Texas, but with it hitting Oklahoma...

2014-09-17 23:02:55

The Firm is evaluating Wright hip lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered serious complications allegedly due to Wright Conserve hip replacements, as Well as Wright Profemur hip implants. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Wright hip lawsuit (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/wright-conserve-hip-replacement.html) filings involving the Conserve line of metal-on-metal hip replacements continue to grow in a multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District...

2014-09-17 23:02:36

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds “Research Report on China Avian Influenza Vaccine Industry, 2014-2018” as the latest report to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Many countries choose to kill all infected poultry to control avian influenza, instead of immunizations. The total number of poultry exceeds 10 billion in China. Epidemic diseases, which are difficult to control, will result in huge losses. Therefore, it is quite necessary to immunize the poultry with avian...


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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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