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2015-03-25 08:31:29

PINEHURST, N.C., Mar. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Assisi Animal Health is the developer of the Assisi Loop(TM), an effective non-pharmaceutical and anti-inflammatory device (NPAID).

2015-03-25 08:31:17

Leading Plastic Surgeons, Facial Plastic Surgeons and Dermatologists Recognized for Commitment to Consumer Education SEATTLE, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-25 08:31:15

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) announced today that it will report results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2015 following the close

2015-03-25 08:31:12

Market Leading Implants Combine with Proprietary Robotic-Arm Technology to Transform Orthopaedics MAHWAH, N.J., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Orthopaedics today announced

2015-03-25 08:31:11

PRINCETON, N.J., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Signum Dermalogix, Inc., ("Dermalogix"), a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of innovative compounds and

2015-03-25 08:31:07

Studies conducted by the Chronic Disease Research Group and NxStage to be presented at the NKF 2015 Spring Clinical Meeting, as well as results from NxStage's groundbreaking nocturnal hemodialysis

2015-03-25 08:30:53

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX), a biopharmaceutical

2015-03-25 08:30:32

SAN DIEGO, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualcomm Life, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), and AMC

2015-03-25 08:30:18

SAN FRANCISCO, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Practice Fusion, the #1 cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) for doctors


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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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