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2015-01-23 23:01:22

See fitness and weight-loss results this New Year and maintain them all year long with Liporidex—safe and natural appetite suppressants, energy boosters and workout enhancers! (PRWEB)

2015-01-23 23:01:10

Summit Healthcare’s interface engine enables Texas hospital to integrate multiple systems and feeds via a single platform and to quickly share secure patient data between locations.

2015-01-23 23:01:03

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2015-01-23 23:00:53

The Firm is representing numerous women who have filed claims in the New Jersey proceeding, all of whom allegedly suffered serious Mirena complications following spontaneous migration of the IUD.

2015-01-23 23:00:47

NFL legend Carl Eller will be holding a Super Bowl breakfast dinner January 27, 2015 sponsored by Gergen's Orthodontic Lab, RemZzzs Mask Liners, and Munro Realty International.

2015-01-23 23:00:46

On January 8, 2015, Elle Magazine posted an online list of skin “don’ts” such as tanning and smoking. Dr.

2015-01-23 23:00:43

The Partners of Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic (POC) are proud to announce that their new Woodstock offices are now open and four new physicians have been added to their lineup of outstanding orthopaedists.

2015-01-23 23:00:40

CDRH broke its own device warning letter record in 2013 and experts predict that trend will continue in 2015.

2015-01-23 23:00:32

Dr. Arthur Bruce, of Arthur L.

2015-01-23 23:00:27

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Latest Medicine Reference Libraries

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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