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2014-09-30 23:18:23

Pink wiper blades sold by AutoTex donate a percentage of every sale to breast cancer research and awareness. SOLON, OH (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 AutoTex PINK proudly offers pink and black wiper blades sporting the iconic pink ribbon in support of breast cancer awareness and research in time for October, a popular month for businesses and non-profits to “go pink” -- supporting walks, runs and fundraisers for this worthwhile cause. AutoTex PINK is a woman-owned company that is among...

2014-09-30 23:18:01

Best Paper awarded to study on use of Avance® Nerve Graft in long nerve discontinuities Alachua, FL (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), a leading medical technology company focused on the peripheral nerve repair market, announced the presentation of clinical data for Avance® Nerve Graft during the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) 2014 Annual Meeting which took place last week in Boston. The ASSH Best Paper Award was given to ”Functional...

2014-09-30 23:17:35

Breast Surgeon, Lea Blackwell, M.D., develops new bra for breast cancer patients FORT MYERS, Fla. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Lea Blackwell, M.D., a Breast Surgeon at Lee Memorial Hospital, is giving breast cancer patients a new, more practical and comfortable option for a bra after breast surgeries. Women who undergo mastectomies, biopsies and lumpectomy surgeries use special bras after surgery to decrease swelling and promote healing. But after seeing her patients describe the bra as...

2014-09-30 23:17:30

Visiting Nurse Association Health Group is pleased to announce that Steven Landers, MD, MPH, president and chief executive officer, was honored with a NJBIZ “40 Under 40” award on Monday evening. The NJBIZ award celebrates 40 of New Jersey’s most accomplished young businessmen and women who have been making headlines in their field and who share a commitment to business growth, professional excellence and to the community. Red Bank, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Visiting...

2014-09-30 23:16:39

The Long Island law firm of Rudolph F. X. Migliore, P. C. discusses experts claims that aggressive marketing tactics spiked false diagnosis of low testosterone in male patients. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Federal Court System has assigned all lawsuits relating to low testosterone drugs and heart attacks to the Southern District of Illinois (In re Testosterone Replacement Therapy Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2545). Progress on the cases is being made and the most recent case...

2014-09-30 23:16:37

Dallas plastic surgeon, Dr. Rod Rohrich delivers talk on rhinoplasty, focusing on the difficulty of rhinoplasty as a surgical procedure that addresses both aesthetics and function and "getting it right the first time" to avoid the need for revision rhinoplasty. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Dallas plastic surgeon and professor, Dr. Rod Rohrich, recently delivered a talk on rhinoplasty at UCLA's Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Emphasizing the...

2014-09-30 23:16:08

The New Back Hook Massager Can Be Used for Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, and to Help People Massage their Own Tight Back and Shoulders New York, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Nayoya Wellness, a company that offers quality products that help address people's wellness and fitness needs, is proud to announce the launch of a new and innovative manual back massager. The Nayoya Back Hook Massager, which is available at Amazon, features nine knobs that can be used for trigger...

2014-09-30 23:15:51

Healthpointe offering minimally-invasive patch method of repairing hernias. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Healthpointe has introduced their minimally-invasive technique for repairing hernias. The efficient treatment option for patients with hernias comes in the form of a patch, which is designed to eliminate the tension and strain on surrounding muscles and ligaments. The simplicity of the patch repair lies in its technique: only a 1.5 to 2.5” incision is made, the patch is placed –...

2014-09-30 23:15:48

Healthpointe welcomes Dr. Chappell, specialist in spine surgery and neurosurgery (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Healthpointe is welcoming to its team Dr. Edward Thomas Chappell, a neurosurgeon and spine specialist. Dr. Chappell is practicing neurosurgery and spine surgery out of Healthpointe’s clinics in Ontario, Irwindale, and Colton. Dr. Chappell’s remarkable medical career began in his teens, when, in his small hometown of Elizabeth City, North Carolina, he worked as an orderly in an...

2014-09-30 23:15:44

New software will complement TMC's commitment of providing superior service and quality of care for its patients Toronto, ON (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 RL Solutions, creators of innovative and easy to use healthcare quality and safety software, announced today that Tucson Medical Center (TMC) has selected RL Solutions to provide a suite of quality and safety software, including risk management, patient feedback, infection surveillance, root cause analysis and claims management. TMC is...


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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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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