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2014-10-24 23:02:18

Ozshoppe, the leading health and wellness portal in Australia will be expanding aggressively in the coming weeks to offer more and better services for its members. Melbourne, Victoria (PRWEB) October 25, 2014 Since its establishment, Ozshoppe has become the preferred platform that provides a broad and comprehensive range of health-related resources. Today, it is the portal that most people would visit to find out about the latest developments and current resources concerning health and...

2014-10-24 23:01:55

Hotze Health & Wellness Center, a world leader in the alternative health care industry, launches its fertility program, the newest addition to its natural treatment regimen. HOUSTON (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Hotze Health & Wellness Center (HHWC), a world leader in the alternative health care industry, launches its fertility program, the newest addition to its natural treatment regimen. According to the CDC, 1 in 8 couples (or 12% of married women) have trouble getting pregnant or...

2014-10-24 23:01:37

SonaCare Medical, LLC, leader in minimally invasive high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technology, announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Dr. Mark Carol, M.D. as Chief Executive Officer, President and member of the Board effective immediately. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 SonaCare Medical, LLC, leader in minimally invasive high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technology, announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Dr. Mark Carol, M.D. as Chief...

2014-10-24 23:01:18

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association urged patients and the medical community to call upon the Hawaii state legislature to pass two bills that would increase access to infertility medical treatments: HB 2355/SB 2909 would update the Hawaii infertility mandate, and HB 2061/SB 2694 would be a new insurance mandate for fertility preservation for cancer patients before starting their cancer treatments. Honolulu, Hawaii (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 RESOLVE: The National Infertility...

2014-10-24 23:01:08

Responding to the nursing education community’s need for specific recommendations in dealing with Ebola and other dire infectious diseases, the NLN has built a web-based resource for nurse educators, administrators, and students. A free live FAQ webinar is scheduled for Thursday, October 30, 1:00 - 2:00 pm ET. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Responding to the nursing education community’s need for specific recommendations in dealing with Ebola and other dire infectious...

2014-10-24 23:00:51

Dr. Ira Byock, one of the nation’s leading palliative care physicians and author of ‘The Best Care Possible’, has come under intense criticism lately for his opposition to legalizing assisted suicide. Not Dead Yet and Second Thoughts, disability rights groups that oppose legalization of assisted suicide, issue the following Statement in support of Dr. Ira Byock’s role in the public policy debate spurred by the Brittany Maynard case. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Not Dead...

2014-10-24 23:00:45

USMedicalMarijuana.net reports a potentially substantial increase in tax revenue due to the legalization of marijuana in numerous states on November 4. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Numerous states, at least 17 municipalities, and one U.S. territory will vote on whether or not to legalize marijuana for either medical or recreational purposes on November 4. USMedicalMarijuana.net reports a tax revenue increase potentially amounting to billions of dollars will result after...

2014-10-24 20:22:11

Fashionable high heels can significantly boost your self-confidence, and the podiatry specialists at Beverly Hills Physicians offer treatments that keep you healthy and in heels LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beverly Hills Physicians has a reputation for providing exceptional treatment from head to toe - and thanks to their skilled podiatry specialists, that's undeniably true when it comes to the lower extremities. At their many state-of-the-art facilities throughout Southern...

2014-10-24 20:22:08

Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon Weighs In on Actress Renee Zellweger's New Look LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading dermatologic surgeon Dr. Jason Emer of Beverly Hills, Calif. was featured on Scoopla Oct. 22, where he weighed in on breaking celebrity plastic surgery rumors. The segment discussed the swarming plastic surgery suspicions surrounding actress Renee Zellweger's apparent new look, as debuted on the Elle Women in Hollywood Awards in Beverly Hills last...

2014-10-24 20:22:05

HOUSTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Burzynski Research Institute, Inc. (BRI) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the company permission to conduct an open-label study of Antineoplastons A10 and AS2-1 in patients > 3 months of age with a diffuse intrinsic brainstem glioma (DIPG). Study subjects will be placed in one of five treatment groups based on their age and whether or not they have received prior treatment for DIPG. The primary study...


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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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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
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