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2014-04-18 23:05:34

Renowned liposuction expert Richard Fitzpatrick, MD, of Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in San Diego discusses the CoolSculpting fat removal system’s recognition in the beauty magazine’s annual Beauty Choice awards. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 A recent article announced that the CoolSculpting procedure was named “Best Body Treatment” as part of NewBeauty magazine’s Beauty Choice Awards. At Cosmetic Laser Dermatology, one of the few San Diego practices to utilize the...

2014-04-18 23:04:49

Supporting its mission for Healthier Practices and Healthier Patients, SmartPractice donated $33,000 to the American Dental Association’s Give Kids A Smile on April 11. The annual SmartScramble Charity Golf Tournament attracts dentists, dental supplies vendors and golf enthusiasts to join SmartPractice in raising money to provide dental care for underserved children. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 The 13th Annual SmartScramble Charity Golf Tournament by SmartPractice® attracted...

2014-04-18 23:04:47

ReportsnReports.com adds Typhoid Fever - Pipeline Review, H1 2014 and Yellow Fever - Pipeline Review, H1 2014 market research reports to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 These Typhoid Fever and Yellow Fever Pipeline Review H1 2014 reports provide comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Typhoid and Yellow Fever, complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration...

2014-04-18 23:04:34

Visiting Angels, a national private duty network of home care agencies, has selected the Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed) as a preferred vendor to host and deliver Visiting Angels Dementia Care certification training using its proprietary learning management system. In addition to the specialty certification program, the preferred vendor relationship with IPCed will enable Visiting Angels to make cost-effective state compliance training opportunities available to franchise...

2014-04-18 23:04:22

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports on "HIV Therapeutics Market To 2019" Industry Analysis and Overview. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/193009 (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 The leading business intelligence provider GBI Research has released its latest research report, entitled “HIV Therapeutics Market to 2019 – Limited Pipeline Efficacy Improvement, Patent Expirations and Stringent Healthcare Spending to Suppress...

2014-04-18 23:04:19

HighSoHigh is an online service providing discounted vouchers that users can download to their devices and redeem at local marijuana dispensaries. Subscribers will receive savings of 30-50% off high grade medical marijuana, edibles, extracts, smoking accessories & topicals. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 HighSoHigh is announcing the launch of their website along with their first discount offering and event. Today’s website launch will enable users to log on to HighSoHigh.com to...

2014-04-18 23:03:58

The Firm is representing clients who filed Mirena IUD lawsuits in this proceeding after allegedly suffering serious Mirena complications that followed spontaneous migration of the device. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 More than 700 Mirena lawsuits (http://www.themirenalawsuitcenter.com) filed on behalf of women who were allegedly injured due to spontaneous migration of the IUD continue to move forward in a consolidated litigation underway in New Jersey’s Bergen County...

2014-04-18 23:03:55

Northridge Dental Group is now offering a referral contest with amazing prizes. Northridge, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Northridge dentists Dr. Ariz and Dr. Arami at Northridge Dental Group are happy to announce their Spring Referral Contest. The contest runs from April 1, 2014 through June 30, 2014. Each patient referral can count towards the contest. Patients who refer four or more new patients will qualify for the grand prize, which includes a special weekend for two in Las Vegas during...

2014-04-18 23:03:46

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center has opened the Irving Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, a state-of-the-art facility for comprehensive bone marrow transplant (BMT) care. The new unit features 18 inpatient rooms, a high-tech nurses station for individual patient monitoring, and a specialized airflow system to help protect patients with weakened immune systems. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Irving Bone Marrow Transplant Unit Opens at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia...

2014-04-18 23:03:36

Goal to Lower 80% Incidence of Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Sleep Apnea Treatment Centers of America (SATCOA) will commemorate Sleep Apnea Awareness Day by wearing pajamas to work. This health observance day is Friday, April 18. With this event, the company’s goal is to raise awareness about obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Currently, it is estimated that 80 percent of people with OSA are walking around unaware that they have the condition. OSA is defined...


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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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