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2014-09-15 16:24:35

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Markets for Surgical Video Recording Devices and Surgical Displays report includes advanced systems that offer additional features such as: dual channel recording so two different imaging systems can be recorded at the same time, DICOM and PACS compatibility, and secure wireless system connectivity within hospitals. Many facilities have replaced their standard definition (SD) camera systems with HD capable camera systems. The...

2014-09-15 12:29:17

DALLAS, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new research report "Cleanroom Technology Market by Equipment (HVAC System, HEPA Filter, Air Shower, Air Diffuser), Consumables (Apparel, Gloves, Wipes, Disinfectants), Construction (Hardwall, Softwall), & by End User (Pharmaceutical, Biotech) - Global Forecast to 2019" published by MarketsandMarkets, the global Clearnoom Technology Market was valued at $2,726.9 Million in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of...

2014-09-15 12:28:32

The National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation recognizes the courage and contributions of Hispanics in fighting and helping to tame this deadly disease RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During National Hispanic Heritage Month, the National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation (NNFF) is honoring the courage of two Hispanic patients in fighting life-threatening "flesh-eating" disease--and the contributions of the Hispanic doctor who has worked all his life to improving...

2014-09-15 12:28:31

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep Solution Doctors announces that is offering complimentary listings for dental and medical sleep apnea providers for a limited time. As a growing online resource for patients seeking diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders, the site is also a potentially valuable source of patients for health care providers who treat these conditions. By listing sources of care in one place, practitioners can offer a comprehensive directory of care for...

2014-09-15 12:28:28

- The ENDURE Trial to assess efficacy of the novel Drug Coated Chocolate® PTA (Chocolate® Touch) SINGAPORE, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Catalist-listed QT Vascular Ltd. ("QT Vascular" or together with its subsidiaries, "the Group"), a developer and manufacturer of minimally invasive medical devices for the treatment of vascular diseases, is pleased to announce that the Group has enrolled the first European patients in the ENDURE Trial in Germany. Multiple patients have...

2014-09-15 12:28:21

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new Ebola Treatment Unit was opened in Bong County, Liberia, today bringing the total number of facilities capable of treating the disease in the country to six. The facility was opened by International Medical Corps at the site about 120 miles north of Monrovia - only the second location in the country, outside of the capital, capable of treating patients with suspected or confirmed Ebola virus. With the opening of this...

2014-09-15 12:28:16

Dr. Milton Packer and Dr. McMurray will be presenting these results for the first time in the United States at the HFSA Annual Meeting LAS VEGAS, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA) will host it's 18(th) Annual Scientific Meeting that will feature a late breaking clinical trial which tested an Angiotensin Receptor Neprilysin inhibitor (ARNi) as a potential alternative to Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors for patients with heart...

2014-09-15 12:28:06

DUBLIN, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Paracetamol (Acetaminophen) (CAS 103-90-2) Market Research Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Paracetamol (Acetaminophen) (CAS 103-90-2) Market Research Report 2014 presents comprehensive data on paracetamol (acetaminophen) markets globally and regionally (Europe, Asia, North America etc.) The report includes paracetamol (acetaminophen)...

2014-09-15 12:27:54

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novation, the leading health care services company, today recognized more than 200 health care providers across the country that have demonstrated excellence in lowering costs through the use of IMPACT Standardization Programs(TM). Winners included members of VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association and Provista Inc. who participated in all standardization categories or obtained significant value in rebates. Novation honored organizations...

2014-09-15 12:27:50

Hundreds Step Up For New Lupus Treatments NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 200 patients, families, physicians and scientists came together under one roof Saturday to learn, interact and participate in the drive for better lupus treatments at New York City's first Lupus Trials Fair launched by the Lupus Research Institute (LRI) and the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation. Attendees interacted directly with researchers at eight of NYC's leading institutions -- sharing experiences,...


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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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