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Data Being Presented from Three Studies of 1060 nm Diode Laser Treatment for Hyperthermic Reduction of Fat; WESTFORD, Mass., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

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BOSTON, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Harvard Clinical Research Institute (HCRI) has been selected by the American College of Cardiology to be the Data Analytic Center for the atrial fibrillation

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTCQB: CBIS), a U.S.

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The Colorado Rural Health Center (CRHC) is pleased to announce the second publication outlining the data and outcomes surrounding the iCARE program, Improving Communications and Readmissions.

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PETACH TIKVA, Israel, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- OWC Pharmaceutical Research Corp.

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EWING, N.J., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Celator Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Alzheimer's Association and American College of Radiology Lead IDEAS Trial to Inform Medicare Coverage of Brain Amyloid Imaging BOSTON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Piramal Imaging

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Patients and Families Invited to RV Tour Open House on Monday, May 18th at Casselberry Center LAWRENCE, Mass., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --


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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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