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2014-09-19 16:24:25

Venture Arm of One of China's Largest Electronics Companies Makes First Investment in Mobile Healthcare MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Today, iHealth Lab Inc. announced it has secured $25 million in capital from Xiaomi Ventures, Ltd. for its first institutional round of funding. The strategic investment will be used to continue expanding iHealth's global reach, accelerate growth and innovation, and invest in additional sales and marketing resources. As part of...

2014-09-19 16:24:24

New legislation paves the way for seniors' access to high-quality, cost-effective post-acute care WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare- a leading coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and efficiency of home healthcare for our nation's seniors- today applauded Congress for its unanimous passage of the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act of 2014 (HR...

2014-09-19 16:24:21

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds "United States General Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020 - Endoscopy Devices, Bariatric Surgery Devices, Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices, Biopsy Devices, Hernia Repair, Non-Vascular Stents, Gynecological Devices and Surgical Generators" to its store. DALLAS, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "United States General Surgery Market Outlook to 2020 , provides key market data on the United States General Surgery devices market. The report provides...

2014-09-19 16:24:19

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial and quality results released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) earlier this week showed that Brown & Toland Physicians' again helped generate significant savings for the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization program in 2013 and helped improve the care of the patients in the program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140619/119574 "We are of course delighted that we continued to help improve the...

2014-09-19 16:24:12

LUBBOCK, Texas, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kiromic, LLC, a Lubbock bio-pharmaceutical company, announced today the addition of Kent Hance, the former chancellor of Texas Tech University, to its board as the vice chairman. Hance retired as chancellor in July 2014, after raising $1.2 billion for the university. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147303 "Kiromic is pleased to announce that Kent Hance, the most successful chancellor in the history of Texas Tech University,...

2014-09-19 12:25:55

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beverly Hills dental implants expert, Dr. Kevin Sands, now offers a natural-looking solution for replacing missing teeth. Dental implants offer the most accurate replacement of missing teeth in terms of appearance as well as function and, with proper care, can last for life. A variety of benefits related to oral health and protection from cosmetic facial issues are also included when patients receive dental implants. Total absence of hardware above...

2014-09-19 12:25:52

DALLAS, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new research report "Physiotherapy Equipment Market by Equipment (Cryotherapy, Heat, therapy, Hydrotherapy), Accessories (Posture Mirror, Exercise Ball), Applications (Pediatric, Musculoskeletal) & End Users (Hospitals), Advanced technologies - Global Forecast to 2019" published by MarketsandMarkets, the global Physiotherapy Equipment Market is poised to reach $19,786.3 Million by 2019 from $14,240.0 Million in...

2014-09-19 12:25:51

ATLANTA, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, a student at Georgetown University died from serogroup B meningococcal disease. Continuing reports of serogroup B cases are an important reminder that there is an unmet public health need in the prevention of bacterial meningitis in the U.S. In late 2013 and early 2014, outbreaks of serogroup B disease at Princeton University and the University of California Santa Barbara prompted a collaborative public health effort to help protect...

2014-09-19 12:25:43

DUBLIN, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Human Microbiome (Diabetes, Obesity, Autoimmune, Cancer, Diarrhea, Mental Disorder) Market - Forecast to 2023" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 For the purposes of this report, the human microbiome market is segmented by application, disease, product, and geography. The human microbiome market is expected to be valued as $294 million in 2019 and...

2014-09-19 12:25:42

What can men and women can do to postpone aging with dentistry LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Time is one thing that will never slow down nor speed up. It is a constant that you can count on. We battle it every day - we continue to look for that miracle solution that will slow down the process of aging. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140918/147140 At the Center for Reconstructive Dentistry in Newport Beach, Ca, Dr. Sherri Worth and her partner...


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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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