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2015-05-20 16:35:35

LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jhpiego, an international health care non-profit and affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, honored actress-activist Kristen Bell and Los

2015-05-20 16:34:07

LONDON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Respiratory Care Equipment and Supplies in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: Spirometers, Other

2015-05-20 16:31:08

LONDON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Sleep Apnea Diagnostic and Therapeutic Devices in US$ Thousands by the following Product

2015-05-20 12:28:13

Unusually broad range of tumors treated, other benefits seen in first year-plus of operation SAN DIEGO, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's first and only proton therapy center

2015-05-20 12:28:10

Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) Seeks to Preserve Patient Safety Practices, Align Requirements Across Federal Agencies WASHINGTON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new comment

2015-05-20 12:27:56

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Health Karen Murphy today convened the second meeting of the ABC-MAP Board, which was created under Act 191 of 2014.

2015-05-20 12:27:42

- EXPEDITION trial results demonstrated QVA149 (indacaterol/glycopyrronium) met all primary and secondary endpoints(1),(2),(3),(4) EAST HANOVER, N.J., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Novartis

2015-05-20 12:27:40

This honor recognizes the company's commitment to sustainability and innovation. AKRON, Ohio, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GOJO, inventors of PURELL(®) Advanced Hand Sanitizer, was recognized

2015-05-20 12:27:35

New data analyses further examine efficacy and safety across all GOLD categories, as well as COPD patients beginning or already on a maintenance therapy, including inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) DENVER,

2015-05-20 12:27:32

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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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