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2014-07-09 08:28:45

DUBLIN, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3pfrzt/frontier_pharma) has announced the addition of the "Frontier Pharma: Psoriasis - Identifying and Commercializing First-in-Class Innovation" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Over the last decade, a greater understanding of the underlying pathophysiology of psoriasis has increased emphasis on developing immuneomodulating therapies, as opposed...

2014-07-09 08:28:37

EpiCeram(R) Controlled Release Skin Barrier Emulsion now offers dosing flexibility with 2 sizes SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PuraCap(TM) Pharmaceutical today announced the newest addition to the EpiCeram(R) product line, the EpiCeram(R) 225g Airless Pump. The unique airless pump gives patients more EpiCeram(R) to treat any size area of atopic dermatitis. The special dispensing system allows for more control, delivering EpiCeram(R) consistently and precisely...

2014-07-09 08:28:35

Organization offers access to skilled mesothelioma compensation lawyers, customized treatment options report and other essential information as part of their free services. WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is the only group in the nation focused on making certain a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma receives the best possible compensation by providing instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation lawyers. They also provide...

2014-07-09 08:28:33

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightlake Therapeutics Inc. ("Lightlake") (OTCQB: LLTP), a biopharmaceutical company developing addiction treatments based on its expertise in opioid antagonists, announced today that it has signed an agreement with a commercial contract manufacturer to commence production of its naloxone-based opioid overdose reversal treatment. Lightlake expects that this manufacturer will be able to provide sufficient manufacturing capacity at cGMP production...

2014-07-09 08:28:20

- First application is study of lung cancer genomics launched by the Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute - MT. VIEW, Calif., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Open Medicine Institute (OMI), an organization with a mission to improve health care by applying a multi-disciplinary, "big data" approach, today rolled out its novel OpenMedNet platform designed to improve healthcare. This integrated healthcare model represents a new approach that many experts believe will improve the...

2014-07-09 08:28:18

-- Newly Issued US Patent Covers Medical Device Coating Process and Compositions -- DURHAM, N.C., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Micell Technologies, Inc. today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a patent related to Micell's technology for enhancing the performance of medical devices with precise drug-delivery coatings. These technologies currently are used in producing the company's drug-eluting stent system, MiStent SES(®). The...

2014-07-09 08:28:16

Psoriasis Foundation will drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease, help those affected PORTLAND, Ore., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Psoriasis Foundation will double the number of researchers studying psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis while also cutting in half the number of people who say these chronic conditions are a problem in their daily lives as part of its new five-year strategic plan and mission to cure psoriatic disease and improve the lives of those affected....

2014-07-09 08:28:14

SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Dr. Harvey J. Cohen MD PhD, Steve Heilig MPH, and Dr. Mervyn F. Silverman MD MPH, Former Director of Public Health, San Francisco, for Men Who Trust Women: Our elected officials and the Obama Administration must take decisive action to assure that contraception is covered and paid for on the exact same terms and for the same reasons as other essential preventive health care benefits....

2014-07-09 08:28:09

Leading cancer center selects Allscripts dbMotion(TM) and renews Allscripts Sunrise(TM) relationship to facilitate exceptional community-based patient care CHICAGO, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) announced today that Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) will deploy Allscripts dbMotion interoperability and population health analytics solutions, and extend its use of its population-health-enabled Allscripts Sunrise platform electronic health record...

2014-07-09 08:28:04

United Soybean Board's 21st Annual Survey Cites Benefits of Soy Consumption ST. LOUIS, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every parent has heard the inevitable question from their children, "What's for dinner?" Healthy options are always a priority when searching for the answer - for their families and themselves. According to the United Soybean Board's 21(st) Annual Consumer Attitudes about Nutrition study, consumers demonstrate increased interest in knowing what is on their plates, and the plates...


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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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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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