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Global Leaders Council for Reproductive Health honors innovative leadership WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Leaders Council for Reproductive Health

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Guidelines stress benefits of growth monitoring and the role of family doctors in addressing current trends OTTAWA, March 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Today the

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Thousands to take meaningful steps for research and cancer care BOSTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The more than 8,500 participants in last year's Boston Marathon(®) Jimmy Fund

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BOSTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Roy Schoenberg, MD will discuss how telehealth can bring healthcare home to your patients during his presentation, "Consumer Healthcare: Video Visits on

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The Study did not achieve its primary efficacy endpoint PETACH TIKVA, Israel, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Can-Fite

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NiQ Health's commitment to improving the patient care experience highlighted with integration between their CarePlus(TM) nurse call system and ClinicAll's clinic infotainment system NEW YORK,

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Research Examines the Effects of Walnuts on Brain Health, Gut Health, Vascular Health and Colon Cancer Risk Factors at Experimental Biology 2015 FOLSOM, Calif., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/

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Application Designed to Support Conversion of Accelerated to Full FDA Approval THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that the U.S.

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Efficacy and Safety of Long-term, Continuous Anti-VEGF will be Assessed in Phase 2 Study CUMBERLAND, R.I., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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NHPCO Offers Video Examining the Issue of Terminal Prognosis for Providers ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Determining what aspects of care hospice providers are responsible


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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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