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2014-10-24 23:05:51

Heart Fit Clinic, leaders in cardiac rehabilitation and prevention, in Calgary introduces new test to predict risk heart disease. Calgary, AB (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Heart disease remains the number one killer in Canada and the most costly disease in the country. All too often, Canadians are falling victim to heart attack or stroke with little or no warning signs. “Relying on traditional risk factors like high blood pressure and cholesterol levels to identify patients at risk for heart...

2014-10-24 23:05:43

7 Day Metabolism Fix reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this program that promises to fix people’s metabolism, so that they start burning more fat faster. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 7 Day Metabolism Fix claims to make one’s metabolism healthier without having to go on a strict diet or suffer exhausting programs. This has caught the attention of HealthyandFitZone.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative review....

2014-10-24 23:05:38

The Multi-Specialty Practice in Singapore Has Also Added Stroke Occupational Therapy, Pilates Reformer Rehabilitation and Castor Oil Therapy Singapore, Singapore (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Urbanrehab: Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Specialists, a multi-specialty practice based in Singapore, is proud to announce that they are now offering several new services, including women’s health physiotherapy, stroke occupational therapy and more. As a spokesperson for Urbanrehab Pte Ltd noted, the...

2014-10-24 23:05:35

Deerfield Veterinary Hospital in Springfield, Mo. offers medical insights to calm fears about the Ebola virus affecting household pets. Springfield, Mo. (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Deerfield Veterinary Hospital announced this week its staff is available to address pet owners’ concerns about the risk of the Ebola virus in animals, though staff members caution that any fears of contracting the virus from a pet remain unwarranted at this time. In response to public concerns about the 2014...

2014-10-24 23:05:27

Alert1 Medical Alerts has completed market research in the senior care industry to determine the impacts of the falling ratio of caregivers to those needing care. Alert1 has announced they are prepared to support the senior care industry in adopting technology to help caregivers. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Alert1 Medical Alert Systems released its analysis of the challenges in senior caregiving. The groundbreaking work looks at both the current state and the future problems...

2014-10-24 23:05:16

In acknowledgement of National Pet Wellness Month, leading holistic veterinary center, Holistic Veterinary Care and Rehabilitation Center experts are informing pet owners about Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. Oakland, California (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 In recognition of National Pet Wellness Month, the experts at Holistic Veterinary Care and Rehabilitation Center introduces Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT). HBOT is a new technology that helps animals and with conditions as varied as head and...

2014-10-24 23:05:10

People throughout the country are recognizing the need to improve their health through weight loss and have turned to Diet Doc’s medical weight loss programs and healthy Paleo diet recipes for safe and fast weight loss results Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Research clearly indicates that it is our modern diet, filled with refined, processed, fatty and sugar laden foods, that is liable for countless diseases in America, including diabetes, heart disease, some cancers, depression,...

2014-10-24 23:05:01

New line of air purifiers eliminates up to 99.7% of viruses and air pollutants with exclusive Samsung SPi technology Billerica, MA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 With cold and flu season fast approaching, a revolutionary new air purification technology has come to market—one that for the first time proactively and efficiently cleans the air with disinfecting ions. Virus Zero (http://www.viruszero.com) neutralizes up to 99.7% of viruses, bacteria and other harmful contaminants using exclusive,...

2014-10-24 23:03:57

Dental implants dentist, Kevin Sands DDS, now offers a new promotion for dental implants. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Dental implants dentist, Dr. Kevin Sands, now offers a new promotion on dental implants. Dental implants can enhance appearance dramatically, and offer several advantages when it comes to replacing lost teeth. Dental implants are the preferred method of replacing teeth and support the looks of patients in the mouth and throughout the face during life....

2014-10-24 23:03:54

Florida Hospital Tampa is hosting a “Community Preview” of the new Emergency Room and ICU Tower on Sunday, November 2nd prior to officially opening its doors. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Florida Hospital Tampa is elevating health care for the Tampa Bay community by opening a new state-of-the-art Emergency Room and Intensive Care Unit with a new model of emergency care for patients and families. The new 42,500 square-foot Emergency Room is twice the size of the current ER and is...


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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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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
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