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2014-10-30 23:06:26

Anesthesiologist and Senior Healthcare Information Technology Executive to Lead Connance’s Population Health and Patient Relationship Management Efforts Waltham, MA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Connance, Inc. (http://www.connance.com), healthcare’s premier source of predictive analytic technology solutions that optimize financial and clinical workflows, today announced that Randy K. Hawkins, M.D. has joined the company as its Chief Medical Officer. In this role, Dr. Hawkins will be...

2014-10-30 23:05:46

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Sports Medicine Market Report: 2014 Edition" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The sports medicine market has emerged as one of the few bright spots in the overall orthopedic market outpacing other segments within the larger industry. This has attracted attention of the various players (including pure players) irrespective of their scale to capitalize on this fast growing market. However, this has resulted...

2014-10-30 23:05:39

A team of senior drug development and delivery experts from Catalent Pharma Solutions (Booth 1414), will lead multiple thought-leadership discussions, present scientific papers, and exhibit at the forthcoming 2014 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting and Exposition, which runs from November 2nd to 6th at the San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA. Catalent is the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for...

2014-10-30 23:05:18

A New Data Synchronization Standard to Improve Patient Safety, Accuracy and Accessibility of Product Information for Healthcare Providers St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Amerinet Inc., a leading national healthcare solutions organization, issued the following statement today on the announcement of the Healthcare Supply Chain Association’s (HSCA) Committee for Healthcare eStandards (CHeS) Total Visibility Project, a data synchronization best practice for product information...

2014-10-30 23:03:58

Visiting a heart doctor can be a scary experience for a patient, especially when the patient is a child. Dr. Putman is the right doctor to put any patient at ease. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 A visit to a doctor can create anxiety in anyone. However, when the patient is a child and they are told to see a heart doctor, it can be very upsetting to both the patient and parent. Dr. Donald Putman and his team at Metro Pediatric Cardiology Associates aim to keep visits as stress-free for...

2014-10-30 23:03:56

The only FDA-approved non-invasive treatment for lifting the skin on the neck, chin and brow, Ultherapy uses focused ultrasound to stimulate collagen deep within the skin without downtime. Drs. Drake and Presti are proud to offer this revolutionary treatment. Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 NJ Top Docs, Drs. William Drake III and Dr. Paul Presti are proud to announce their newest service offered at Drake and Presti ENT Surgical Associates. The only FDA-approved non-invasive...

2014-10-30 23:03:35

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, NJ Top Docs is featuring The Institute of Advanced Reconstruction at The Plastic Surgery Center. Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Breast cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in women, with one in eight women being diagnosed with it in their lifetime. It is estimated that over 220, 000 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 40,000 will die. While it is rare in men, an estimated 2,150 men with be...

2014-10-30 23:03:30

Dr. Teddy Atik, highly praised specialist in the field of hand surgery, awarded honor of "NJ Top Doc" for 2014 - 2015. Scotch Plains, NJ. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Dr. Teddy Atik, NJ Top Doc, is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery and has a Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery. Dr. Atik trained at prestigious schools such as NYU Medical School and completed his fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery at Allegheny General Hospital. Dr. Atik holds memberships from the...

2014-10-30 23:03:03

The Firm is representing numerous women who allegedly experienced uterine perforations and other serious Mirena complications due to spontaneous migration of the IUD. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 As Mirena lawsuits (http://www.mirenalawsuit2014.com/ ) move forward in courts throughout the U.S., Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the publication of a new study which suggests that age may be a factor in the expulsion of the IUD. The research, which was published this month by the...

2014-10-30 23:02:59

DailyGossip.org reviews the Ovarian Cyst Miracle eBook, a new guide created by Carol Foster, who shared an effective method to eliminate ovarian cyst. Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The Ovarian Cyst Miracle review informs patients that in most cases, ovarian cyst in not cancerous. However, in some situations it can lead to cancer, mostly in post meniscuses women. Most commonly, ovarian cyst is difficult to trace, as symptoms can be very confusing. The Ovarian Cyst Miracle review...


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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