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2014-09-21 23:00:26

Digital radiography systems are used for diagnostic imaging of human body. These systems help detect abnormalities and diseases such as lung diseases, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/digital-x-ray-market-1164.html (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The report “Digital X-ray Market by Application (Mammography, Dental, Chest Imaging), Technology (Computes, Direct), Portability (Floor to ceiling mounted, Ceiling mounted, Handheld), End User,...

2014-09-21 23:00:17

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds “Pulmicort (Asthma) – Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023” to its store. Detailed information on Pulmicort including product description, safety and efficacy profiles as well as a SWOT analysis. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 AstraZeneca’s Pulmicort is an ICS therapy that was originally launched in 1997, and is used prophylactically for the maintenance treatment of asthma in children and adults. Its active ingredient, budesonide, is...

2014-09-20 23:03:09

Spokesperson Says Dentist Bylaws Extract Money From Consumers Red Deer, Alberta (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 According to Dr. Michael Zuk, editor of a new dental lobby newsletter for dentists and a website for the public, the Alberta Dental Association is making dentistry more expensive than it needs to be and has little known quirky policies that do not serve the public interest. Dr. Zuk explains one example is a bylaw that places a ban on sale prices (Section B4 Code of Ethics...

2014-09-20 23:02:53

The software, technology, and patient services company MarijuanaDoctors.com had an extremely successful showing at Pain Week 2014. The week long event held at the Cosmopolitan Casino and Hotel in Las Vegas was extremely eventful and resulted in over 150 new strategic relationships being developed. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 MarijuanaDoctors.com recently returned to New York from its extremely successful showing at the PAIN Week conference that was held at the luxurious...

2014-09-20 23:02:47

The 11th annual event takes place Sept. 21 – 27. Watch for locations near you. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 There have never been more reasons for older adults to get off the couch. With at least 3000 events planned to showcase new products, places and programs under the theme Let the Adventure Begin, Active Aging Week® 2014 aims to prove you’re never too old to discover the excitement of living life to its fullest. Created in 2003 by the International Council on...

2014-09-20 23:02:38

Plaintiff In DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Trial Alleges that DePuy Orthopaedics Was Negligent, and Failed to Subject Metal-on-Metal Pinnacle Hip Replacement to Adequate Testing Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 The first federal bellwether trial of a DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuit is now in its third week in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, Wright & Schulte LLC reports. Court documents indicate that the week opened in the DePuy Pinnacle Hip lawsuit trial with...

2014-09-20 23:02:18

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds “Symbicort (Asthma) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023” to its store. Report provides Sales information covered for the US, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the UK, Japan and Australia. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 New PharmaPoint Drug Evaluation report, “Symbicort (Asthma) – Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023″. The asthma market saw very slow growth over the past decade, as it has become saturated with relatively efficacious...

2014-09-20 23:02:11

The Firm is evaluating legal claims on behalf of women who experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma and other cancers, allegedly due to uterine morcellation. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 As concerns surrounding the use of power morcellators (http://www.injurybeacon.com/power-morcellator/) in gynecological surgeries continue to grow, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that yet another insurer has announced plans to end coverage for uterine morcellation. According to a...

2014-09-20 23:01:50

Charlotte Dentist, Dr. James Wells says enjoy your coffee and wine along with good dental hygiene. New study reports coffee and wine are good for oral health. (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 Traditionally dentists have advised their patients against drinking coffee and wine. Dr. Wells of South Charlotte Dentistry is re-visiting that advice and changing his stance after considering two recent studies on the effects that coffee and wine have on oral health. “There’s good news and great...

2014-09-20 23:01:17

The Firm is evaluating testosterone treatment lawsuits on behalf of men who suffered heart attacks, strokes, and other serious cardiovascular problems allegedly due to their use of prescription testosterone replacement therapies. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 As testosterone lawsuit (http://www.testosteronelawsuitcenter.com/) filings continue to grow in federal court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that advisors for the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) have voted...


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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