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2014-04-17 23:13:57

Facelift Without Surgery is a 60-page e-book that helps both men and women look younger naturally. A review on the website facelift-without-surgery.biz reveals what users can gain from this e-book. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Facelift Without Surgery is a 60-page e-book that helps both men and women look younger. Its author, Wendy Wilken, is a facial aerobics exercise practitioner and an expert in no-surgical facelift routines. Having acquired profound knowledge in physiotherapy and Chinese...

2014-04-17 23:13:45

Carolina Comfort Dental in Fayetteville, NC is pleased to announce the introduction of Cerec®AC with Omnicam CAD/CAM technology into their family dental practice. Using the Cerec® Omnicam system, they are now able to provide same-day, custom crowns. Fayetteville, NC (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Carolina Comfort Dental, located at 5511 Raeford Road, Suite 225 in Fayetteville, NC, is pleased to announce the introduction of Cerec®AC with Omnicam CAD/CAM technology into their family...

2014-04-17 23:13:27

Physical therapists learn the latest in Clinical Musculoskeletal ultrasound techniques and applications. Astoria, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Astoria, New York, April 15, 2014: Musculoskeletal ultrasound is an imaging modality that can be used to evaluate nerve, tendon, muscle, ligament, and joint disorders and to guide therapeutic procedures. Use of this diagnostic tool is fast becoming the standard of care for visualizing the musculoskeletal anatomy and evaluating and managing joint...

2014-04-17 23:13:21

Understanding the power of drug addiction and how much it affects an addict and his or her lives takes time and work, yet it is possible. Call 469-513-8901 for a free consultation. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Dallas TX Alcohol Drug Rehab is launching an expansion of its residential treatment services for people looking to stop their drug abuse problems in Dallas. Entering a residential treatment facility can seem scary and intimidating for a practicing drug addict. The person is...

2014-04-17 23:13:10

CPMC liver, kidney transplant programs earn recognition from transplant registry Sutter Health affiliate transplant team’s risk-adjusted survival rate is nation’s best. SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Sutter Health affiliate California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) has been identified as the nation’s only hospital with both kidney and liver transplant programs that have higher-than-expected one- and three-year adult patient survivals that are statistically better-than-expected....

2014-04-17 23:13:09

As the leading organization focused on growing and training the recovery workforce, the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA) applauds the Congress for including in the “Protecting Access to Medicare Act” (PAMA; H.R. 4302) provisions that will improve delivery of behavioral health services, but expresses concern regarding sections that may be used to expand involuntary treatment. McLean, VA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 As the leading organization focused on growing and training the...

2014-04-17 23:13:06

“The Original Copper Heeler”, a copper insole designed to manage the debilitating effects of arthritis and joint pain, was featured on NewsWatch as part of its popular segment, HealthWatch, which took a look at the latest medical products and services available to consumers. Susan Bridges, the host of NewsWatch and a medical expert, conducted the product review and shared with viewers how many users can now lead a normal life without invasive surgery. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 “The...

2014-04-17 23:12:47

Cleansing the body of harmful drugs can be the first step to a lifetime free from their grasp. Call 210-625-7738 for a no-cost consultation. SAN ANTONIO, TX (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 San Antonio Alcohol Drug Rehab is launching an expanded detoxification program for individuals dealing with drug addiction problems in San Antonio. The detoxification process helps people get any traces of substances like marijuana, heroin, Xanax, Darvocet, or prescription drugs out of their system. An...

2014-04-17 23:12:46

From May 2014 British patients flying to Mexico for bariatric surgery will enjoy direct flights into Puerto Vallarta from London and Manchester, UK. Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Fantastic news for British patients flying to Mexico for weight loss surgery. From the 1st of May this year international tour operator TUI Travel begins a new route connecting major international hubs in the UK such as London and Manchester with Mexican city Puerto Vallarta. Up until now,...

2014-04-17 23:12:04

Partnership will deliver predictive analytics fed by real-time data. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Amara Health Analytics, Inc. today announced that it has selected Capsule Tech, Inc. as the exclusive North America reseller of Amara’s Clinical Vigilance™ for Sepsis product, the industry’s most accurate decision support software for aiding providers in the early identification of hospital patients at risk of sepsis. Capsule will offer Clinical Vigilance for Sepsis as part 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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