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DALLAS, January 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Chinese Special Examination and Approval Procedures for Innovative Medical Devices: speed up overseas

2015-01-29 23:13:16

Mercy Health Mall in Janesville was accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc., (CHAP) for excellence in home medical equipment and supplies services. Janesville,

2015-01-29 23:13:07

On Saturday, January 12, 2015, Kevin Hyland, ATC was awarded the 2015 Gatorade Secondary School Athletic Trainer Award.

2015-01-29 23:12:43

Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) sets the quality standard for interventional cardiology Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 ACE

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In the name of promoting quality healthcare in the school population, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association

2015-01-29 23:12:13

Transparency Market Research releases a new market research report "Urgent Care Centers Market (Illness, Injury, Physical, Vaccination, Diagnostic and Screening) - Global Industry Analysis,

2015-01-29 23:11:50

Dr. David Ellis Discusses the Statistics and Benefits of the Procedure. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 Dr.

2015-01-29 23:11:46

Friedman Dental Group Discusses their New Dental Implant Services. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 Friedman Dental Group of South Florida


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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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Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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