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2014-07-23 08:32:12

SHENZHEN, China, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whenever a medical emergency occurs, a Chinese traveling abroad only has to make one call to receive a medical evacuation and repatriation by a dedicated air ambulance jet safe and fast. This is no longer imaginary but a reality as China's largest air medical service -- Shenzhen Deer Jet Medical Co., Ltd. ("DJM", 24-hour hotline +86-755-8338-0505) today officially kicks off its Global Air Ambulance Lifeguard Program (The Program) for...

2014-07-23 08:32:10

SEOUL, South Korea, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mezzion Pharma Co. Ltd., announced that it has initiated a clinical program to evaluate the use of udenafil to treat adolescents who have undergone the Fontan surgical palliation for single ventricle heart defects. The clinical program will follow protocols developed by a subcommittee made up of representatives of the Pediatric Heart Network (PHN), a multi-center clinical research network funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood...

2014-07-23 08:32:06

ATLANTA, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PCOS Challenge announces its annual PCOS Awareness Symposium in the Atlanta, Georgia metro area on Sunday, September 21, 2014. The event will feature some of the world's leading Polycystic Ovary Syndrome experts, and bring together clinicians, researchers and hundreds of patients for a day of sharing experiences, insights and the latest updates about PCOS. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140722/129570 Photo -...

2014-07-23 08:32:05

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A valuable tool for many health care providers, telehealth is increasingly becoming part of the conversation and overall strategy of health care delivery. Yet, for the person who is deaf or hard-of-hearing, telehealth and telemedicine advancements can pose a unique accessibility challenge. TTE Transcripts Worldwide, Ltd. offers captioning solutions to help health care practitioners, companies, and organizations make telehealth options...

2014-07-23 08:32:03

EZDoctor levels the playing field for physician referrals by eliminating doctor listing fees, increasing the integrity of its physician information. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EZDoctor (https://ezdoctor.com/), the innovative leader in online medical appointment booking, announced today it is permanently eliminating fees required from doctors to be listed on its site, greatly increasing the integrity of its online physician information while offering the...

2014-07-23 08:32:00

Family members of diagnosed Mesothelioma victims are urged by The Mesothelioma Victims Center to call them before hiring an attorney to receive more adequate compensation WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or their family members, to shop and compare before hiring a mesothelioma attorney to advance a mesothelioma compensation claim. When it comes to the mesothelioma compensation world, there are...

2014-07-23 08:31:48

MIAMI, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In this month's Modern Luxury publication Miami Magazine, a controversial release appeared from the Maercks Institute with the promise of an age reversing breakthrough, the Frankenstein i-lift. The campaign targets the demand for this type of intervention and delivers valuable public education on the risks and benefits of such interventions. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140722/129599 The Maercks Institute Miami launched a...

2014-07-23 08:31:46

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center has created an amazing new service for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in Texas by making certain they instantly get the nation's most skilled and experienced mesothelioma attorneys. If you are a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma, or a family member of one, and the you reside in Texas please contact the Texas Mesothelioma Victims Center at 866-714-6466 before you obtain the services of any law firm to ensure you have...

2014-07-23 08:31:41

LONDON, July 23, 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 filed an investigational new drug application ("IND") with respect to its naloxone-based opioid overdose reversal nasal spray. Lightlake also announced today that it has received an additional commitment from the National Institute on Drug Abuse ("NIDA"), part...

2014-07-23 08:31:34

Diabacor(TM) offers information on the many health benefits of increasing fiber in diabetic diets. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Diabacor(TM) knows how difficult eating with diabetes can be. There are foods that must be completely cut out or reduced to help control blood glucose levels, and those can be foods that other most people eat nearly every day such as sodium, sugars, and most carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are often one of the hardest items for people...


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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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