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2014-10-01 12:31:25

http://www.JewelScent.com/Pink LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time for us to join together as a nation to lessen the impact of the most common cancer affecting women. JewelScent has partnered with Bright Pink to raise money for the early detection of breast cancer in young women. This fundraising will be generated by sales of the limited edition Hope Candle, which is available for purchase today on JewelScent's...

2014-10-01 12:31:21

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zama Massage is thrilled to announce the opening of Portland's only Salt Cave Therapy Rooms. Beginning October 15, 2014, Zama will add these innovative "halotherapy" rooms to their list of existing spa services. The use of salt therapy dates back to ancient Egypt and is currently used all over Europe and Canada. Salt has anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties that provide healing benefits to the whole body...

2014-10-01 12:31:18

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emails released by freedom-of-information requests reveal a too-close relationship among members of the Centers for Disease Control's Oral Health Division (CDC), the American Dental Association (ADA) and the Pew Foundation. It appears they protect fluoridation while dismissing, insulting and marginalizing those who raise valid health concerns, reports New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation, Inc (NYSCOF). Attorney Paul...

2014-10-01 12:31:04

Until his collapse, Chris Marshall was convinced he was not desperately ill from end-stage biventricular heart failure. The SynCardia Heart allowed him to hike 607 miles as he waited for a heart transplant. TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaskan hiker Chris Marshall thought he was in pretty good shape despite his heart failure, but a black-out while walking laps around the ICU indicated otherwise: He had end-stage heart failure that required a SynCardia temporary...

2014-10-01 12:30:59

Data from 25 accepted abstracts include results from: NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced that data from its ongoing Phase 1 through Phase 3 hepatitis C clinical development programs will be presented at The Liver Meeting®, the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) in Boston, November 7-11, 2014. Abstracts will be presented highlighting results from AbbVie's investigational treatment combining three...

2014-10-01 12:30:57

Leading ethnic hair care brand joins with non-profit organization to share common thread of helping women with cancer to look good and feel better JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Long-standing hair care brand Creme of Nature(®) is continuing their partnership with Look Good Feel Better, a free non-medical, brand-neutral national public service program created to help individuals with cancer to look good, improve their self-esteem and thereby manage their treatment...

2014-10-01 12:30:55

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The mHealth Summit today announced that Jen Hyatt, CEO and Founder of Big White Wall, will deliver a keynote address at the 6(th) annual Summit on December 9(th). The Summit is the largest global conference and expo focused on the intersection of mobile/wireless and healthcare delivery. It runs from December 7-11 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in the Washington, D.C. area. Since her early career, Hyatt has focused on...

2014-10-01 12:30:45

2nd Annual ObesityWeek(SM) Conference Takes Place Nov. 2-7, 2014, in Boston, Mass. SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This November, emerging weight loss solutions will be unveiled at ObesityWeek 2014, the premier international meeting designed to present the science behind obesity and excess weight prevention and treatment. ObesityWeek is expected to attract more than 4,000 international obesity clinical and research professionals, as well as those working...

2014-10-01 12:30:44

AURORA, ON, Oct. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Prollenium Medical Technologies Inc. is proud to announce that Lyracaine topical anesthetic is now available for sale in Canada. Lyracaine is a fast-acting, clear, topical anesthetic containing a high concentration of Lidocaine (5%). It gently reduces pain by quickly numbing the skin. Lyracaine works within 20-30 minutes and does not require occlusion (a dressing). It can be used for hair removal, laser treatments, injections, filler treatments and...

2014-10-01 12:30:37

Annual run/walk adding third Challenge in Newark to raise money to fight colorectal cancer WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation (CCCF), a New York-based nonprofit dedicated to reducing colorectal cancer incidence and death throughout the United States, has added a third Colon Cancer Challenge run/walk on November 15 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, as it moves into the second decade of its annual public awareness and...


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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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