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2014-08-18 23:07:40

DMG Productions explores advancements in pathology and diagnostic services. Libertyville, IL (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 CPC Pathology announced that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr, airing later this year 2014, via Discovery Channel. Dates and show times TBA. CPC Pathology is a fully accredited anatomic and clinical pathology laboratory, with over twenty years of experience providing world-class diagnostic services, combined with the efficiency...

2014-08-18 23:07:37

With more than 20,000 cars passing everyday, We Care Chiropractic made the easy decision to upgrade their new sign to a dynamic LED sign that will get a lot more attention. Downingtown, PA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 We Care Chiropractic is a family owned office that offers full chiropractic and weight loss services. At their location in Downingtown, PA, they are situated along a major route running from town to town. They have approximately 20,000 cars that pass their location on a daily...

2014-08-18 23:07:21

Home Care Assistance – Halton/Peel Region (http://www.GreaterTorontoHomeCare.com), the area’s leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, is announcing proactive steps everyone can take to help protect skin from harmful UV rays. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Home Care Assistance – Halton/Peel Region (http://www.GreaterTorontoHomeCare.com), the area’s leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, is announcing proactive steps everyone can take to help...

2014-08-18 23:06:30

Nationally Recognized Healthcare Provider Purchases Eleven Mindray Portable and Six ZONARE ZS3 Units Mahwah, NJ and Mt. View, CA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Mindray, a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide, and ZONARE, a developer of new generation ultrasound technology and subsidiary of Mindray, recently teamed together to provide 17 ultrasound systems to Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) in Minneapolis, Minnesota – a nationally recognized regional...

2014-08-18 23:05:58

The global breast imaging market has been broadly classified into ionizing and non-ionizing technologies - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/breast-imaging-technologies-market-897.html. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The report “Breast Imaging Technologies Market (Analog Mammography, Digital Mammography, Tomosynthesis, Positron Emission Mammography, PET/CT, MBI, Breast MRI, Ultrasound, Optical Imaging, Whole Breast Ultrasound, Breast Thermography) - Global Forecasts to 2019”...

2014-08-18 23:05:40

Mathea Ford, Registered Dietitian, Author and CEO of Renal Diet Headquarters will be presenting “Dining Out While on Dialysis…Yes You Can” at the National Patient Meeting for the American Association of Kidney Patients at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas, NV on September 26-28, 2014. Renal Diet Headquarters provides nutrition, meal planning and renal diet counseling and services to kidney patients in various stages of the disease. Moore, OK (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 During the...

2014-08-18 23:05:21

Scottsdale’s top plastic surgeon uses innovative design to meet the needs of the modern patient. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Dr. Todd Hobgood is pleased to announce the much anticipated launch of his new website. Designed to be viewed on any device; Dr. Hobgood’s contemporary site combines in-depth information with stunning visuals. The project is an example of the patient-friendly appeal Dr. Hobgood is known for throughout Scottsdale. Prospective patients are...

2014-08-18 23:04:58

FSHD Connect Unites Patients, Doctors and Researchers to Explore New Insights on Rare Disease Boston, MA (August 18, 2014) (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The FSH Society, the Massachusetts-based charitable non-profit organization, is pleased to announce that Senator Elizabeth Warren expressed her support for the Biennial “FSHD Connect” International Network Meeting and FSHD research and awareness, in her opening video remarks on Saturday, August 16. The meeting, held August 16-17, 2014 at...

2014-08-18 23:04:49

Lansdale Hospital was identified as providing outstanding performance in the delivery of positive experiences for patients during their hospital stay, according to Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. Lansdale, PA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Lansdale Hospital today announced that it has achieved the Healthgrades 2014 Outstanding Patient Experience Award.™ Lansdale Hospital was identified as providing outstanding performance...

2014-08-18 23:04:31

Globally, hyaluronic acid viscosupplementation products must rely on clinical efficacy, as healthcare practitioners are not particularly responsive to branding or purchasing incentives, according to iData Research's Sports Medicine Survey. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 According to a sports medicine survey conducted by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com) at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) conference, healthcare practitioners from around the world...


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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.