Quantcast
Last updated on April 23, 2014 at 11:05 EDT

Latest Medicine Stories

2014-04-23 00:21:15

Results: Fluoroscopy time reduced by 70%; Procedure Time, Contrast Dose Cut 50% WESTMINSTER, Colo., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surefire Medical, Inc. announced that a symposium focused on the Coiling vs. Surefire Infusion System in Y90 (COSY) clinical trial will be held during the European Conference on Interventional Oncology (ECIO) meeting taking place in Berlin, Germany April 23-26. The randomized, prospective radioembolization study showed significant reductions in fluoroscopy time,...

2014-04-22 23:16:52

The series of free seminars in May includes four morning sessions on injury prevention, nutrition, cross training and sports performance for runners. Newport News, VA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Calling all runners! Have a nagging pain? Injury? Perhaps just some questions you need answered as you gear up for races this season. Tidewater Physical Therapy and its Performance Centers, in conjunction with Point 2 Running Company, will host a free runners’ education series through May in Newport...

2014-04-22 23:16:50

The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA) is pleased to announce the highly-anticipated release of the second edition of its essential book, Best Practices in Psychiatric Rehabilitation. The completely updated book features contributions from over 40 leading experts in the psychiatric rehabilitation field. McLean, VA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA) is pleased to announce the highly-anticipated release of the second edition of its essential...

2014-04-22 23:16:44

Ron Chabot, General Manager of ETIAM Corp discusses a recent success at a nation’s top hospital about their second opinion programs. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 At the recent CATEL Telemedicine conference held in Paris and broadcast in 28 locations including France, the US, Quebec, Tahiti and Martinique , ETIAM demonstrated their successes and goals with their MyConsult Second Opinion program, used by one of the leading hospitals in the US and by patients and healthcare...

2014-04-22 23:16:29

New Albany dentist Dr. Ron Receveur is warning the public of the dental dangers of bulimia as Easter approaches. The National Eating Disorders Association says 20 million women and 10 million men in the United States suffer at some time in their life from a clinically significant eating disorder, including bulimia, binge eating disorder and anorexia. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 New Albany dentist Dr. Ron Receveur is warning the public of the dental dangers of bulimia as Easter...

2014-04-22 23:16:20

Xocai "Ripped and Rich" Distributors in Japan have welcomed the launch of new MXI Corp "Aphrodisiac Chocolate." (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 As the category creator and world leader in healthy chocolate, the true vision of MXI Corp; Xocai Healthy Chocolate is to transform and improve individual lives worldwide through its exclusive and healthy chocolate products. One such unique element is XoVita™, a proprietary high-antioxidant blend of cacao, açaí berries and...

2014-04-22 23:16:09

Top Pain Management Clinic in Los Angeles now offering cutting-edge and minimally invasive treatments for all types of pain. The award-winning double board certified pain management doctor at the Southern California Pain Institute offers comprehensive treatment for pain conditions. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The award-winning double board certified pain management doctor at the Southern California Pain Institute offers comprehensive treatment for pain conditions. The...

2014-04-22 23:15:50

Passages Malibu issues statement supporting the nationwide event. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 When the Department of Justice and the Drug Enforcement Administration opened the Office of Diversion Control, the goal was to curtail the steadily growing uptick of fatalities linked to prescription medication, by urging consumers to return unused portions of their prescriptions for safe disposal. April 26th 2014 marks the 8th nationwide take-back initiative in the US. In November 2013,...

2014-04-22 23:15:35

The North American Snakebite Registry was created by The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) in 2013. Data from the pilot year were presented at the ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting in March, as the College announced expansion of the Registry. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 In 2013, the American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) launched the North American Snakebite Registry with eight participating medical toxicology centers. This Registry was developed in order to...

2014-04-22 23:15:16

Plantar Fasciitis Secrets Revealed is the newest treatment method that provides people with tips, remedies and detailed instructions on how to eliminate their plantar fasciitis effectively. The site hynguyenblog.com has written a full review to show whether this method is useful or not. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Plantar Fasciitis Secrets Revealed is a new brand method that offers users remedies on how to banish plantar fasciitis safely. The awesome program introduces to people...


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...

More Articles (170 articles) »