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2014-10-23 23:03:53

Alice Lazzarini, PhD, and internationally recognized researcher in neurogenetic disorders, announces the donation of a portion of proceeds from Both Sides Now: A Journey From Researcher to Patient to the American Parkinson Disease Association(APDA) New York, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Dr. Lazzarini's support through the sales of her book will raise funds to help Ease the Burden – Find the Cure for the 1 million individuals in the United States living with Parkinson disease. Both...

2014-10-23 23:03:48

Real Improvements Evident, Yet Still Areas of Concern LA JOLLA, Calif. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 California Healthcare Institute (CHI) today unveiled a report that provides a comprehensive overview of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) medical device review times. Working with the FDA, CHI examined a number of issues that directly impact medical device approvals, such as decision efficiency, process efficiency and outcomes, while also providing context on legislative regulations...

2014-10-23 23:03:39

ReportsnReports.com offers "Medical Gases and Equipment Market by Gases (Oxygen, Medical Air, Nitrogen, Nitrous-oxide, Helium, Blood-gas Mixture, Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Mixture), by Equipment (Cylinders, Manifolds, Regulators, Flowmeters) - Global Forecast to 2018" global research report in its store. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 The medical gases and equipment market is valued at $10,416 million in 2013 and is forecasted to grow at a healthy CAGR from 2013 to 2018. North America is...

2014-10-23 23:02:56

Orthopedic ONE is pleased to open a new Therapy Services site at 4611 Trueman Boulevard in Hilliard, just down the road from its Hilliard physician office on Trueman Court. The new site will begin seeing patients on Thursday, October 23. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Orthopedic ONE is pleased to open a new Therapy Services site at 4611 Trueman Boulevard in Hilliard, just down the road from its Hilliard physician office on Trueman Court. The new site will begin seeing patients on...

2014-10-23 23:02:52

Regents Care Services (RCS), a provider of residential and facility health care services, is pleased to announce a discounted rate of 5% on all services for the months of October and November. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 As a token of gratitude to its current and new customers, RCS is offering a discounted rate on all services to customers in the GTA Area. For those seeking Medical, Non-Medical or Holistic care within their homes – RCS provides compassionate and highly accredited staff to...

2014-10-23 23:02:43

Topical study “Market Snapshot: Transcatheter Heart Valve 2007 to 2020 - Europe (Germany, France, Italy, UK, Spain)” drawn up by GBI Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com London, UK (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 The European transcatheter heart valve (THV) market value is expected to grow from a value of around USD 483 million as of 2013 to reach close to USD 1.66 billion by 2020-end, at a CAGR of nearly 19.5%. This colossal growth, relating to the five leading markets of...

2014-10-23 23:02:28

The Firm is investigating potential power morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine cancers due to uterine morcellation. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Concerns over power morcellators (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/defective-medical-devices/morcellator-sarcoma-cancer-lawsuit/) and their potential to spread uterine cancers are now making headlines overseas, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to the U.K.’s Channel...

2014-10-23 23:02:20

David Gergen teams up with the Whitney Reynolds Show to promote sleep apnea awareness. On November 1st & 2nd, The Whitney Reynolds show will be airing a sleep apnea special. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 In May of 2014, David Gergen, President of Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA) and Executive Director of the American Sleep & Breathing Academy Dental Division (ASBADD), was contacted by the Whitney Reynolds Show. They were interested in filming a TV special about the...

2014-10-23 23:02:10

Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery Holds 1st Annual Russ Wilson Essay Contest Hartford, CT (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Russ Wilson was a person in long-term recovery from drugs and alcohol. He was a great father to his two daughters and had more than 7 years clean and sober. On June 28th, 2014, he lost his life suddenly at the age of 55 to a brain aneurysm. In his honor, the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) is holding an essay contest. It was the brain child of...

2014-10-23 23:01:24

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association is the country's leading pulmonary hypertension organization. It has designated November as Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month to raise awareness of pulmonary hypertension, a rare and debilitating disease of the lungs that affects the functioning of the heart and can lead to right heart failure. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 This release is an update to the October 21, 2014 release of the same title. It contains updated event...


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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