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2014-08-29 23:05:04

Rees will continue to move forward with operational and business growth initiatives, including the recently introduced centralized call center for all statewide home health and hospice referrals. COLUMBUS, Ohio (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Senior Independence has promoted Mica Rees to vice president of operations & business development. Rees has been with Senior Independence since March 2013 as the vice president of business development. A wholly owned subsidiary of Ohio Presbyterian...

2014-08-29 23:04:45

Declining unemployment and increasing corporate profit will ultimately boost per capita disposable income and the number of people with private health insurance, allowing more individuals to afford industry services. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Fertility Clinics industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 In the five years to 2014, revenue for the Fertility Clinics industry is expected to...

2014-08-29 23:04:36

Evolutions Medical Spa was named Best Medical Spa in the 2014 Santa Barbara News-Press Readers’ Choice Awards, making this their eighth year consecutive win. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Evolutions Medical & Day Spa won Best Medical Spa in Santa Barbara in the Santa Barbara News-Press Readers’ Choice 2014 poll. This is the eighth consecutive year Evolutions won the Readers’ Choice poll as Best Medical Spa. The 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards published on July 20, 2014...

2014-08-29 23:04:15

Other Notable Experts – from the Smithsonian to the International Space Station – Take Attendees to Deep Sea and Space Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The Linda Hall Library Fall Lecture Series will transport attendees to the Panama Canal, tropical reefs and outer space, educating and entertaining along the way. As the world's foremost independent research library devoted to science, engineering and technology, the Library has secured such notable speakers as double...

2014-08-29 23:04:05

University of Western States (UWS), announces that Daniel Redwood, DC, director of the human nutrition and functional medicine program, was named “Educator of the Year,” by the Missouri State Chiropractors Association (MSCA) at their Annual Convention awards banquet on August 21. Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 University of Western States (UWS), a leader in the education of health sciences professionals, announced that Daniel Redwood, DC, director of the human nutrition and...

2014-08-29 23:03:41

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Companion Diagnostics Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The global companion diagnostics market will be valued at $5.6 billion in 2019. It is expected to grow at a CAGR of 18.1% from 2013 to 2019, and was valued at $1.8 billion in 2013, according to a research report published by Transparency Market Research. For...

2014-08-29 23:03:08

CADCA applauds President Obama's decision to nominate Michael Botticelli as Director of National Drug Control Policy. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Today, Gen. Arthur T. Dean, Chairman and CEO of Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the nation’s leading substance abuse prevention organization, issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s intent to nominate Michael Botticelli as the Director of National Drug Control Policy: “CADCA...

2014-08-29 23:03:07

A&A Packaging comments on the developing medical marijuana market in Chicago and how businesses are adjusting to new protocols. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 According to the Chicago Tribune, with Illinois State poised to begin accepting applications next month for medical marijuana, regulators, businesses, cultivators, and patients alike, are transitioning into accepting marijuana as a legalized medicine. New marijuana policies address where marijuana businesses and...

2014-08-29 23:02:46

The Firm is representing numerous plaintiffs who suffered catastrophic heart injuries allegedly related to the 2012 GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrate recall. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The family of a California woman who died from cardiac arrest following a series of dialysis treatments has filed a GranuFlo lawsuit (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com) that alleges her death was the result of Fresenius Medical Care’s GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis...

2014-08-29 23:02:21

A new weekly blog on the website of Carson Hearing Care in Fort Worth will provide a way for the audiologists to share advice, research and innovations related to hearing aids and hearing loss. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Carson Hearing Care has launched a blog on the practice website to provide hearing health care tips to local residents on a consistent basis. The newly established blog section will offer weekly articles from the audiologists at Carson Hearing Care covering a...


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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