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2015-05-28 23:00:19

On Monday, June 1, KORT, The Best in Rehab, will open its newest location at 160 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville, Kentucky.

2015-05-28 23:00:12

Precision Aesthetics has created a new proprietary non-surgical protocol consisting of Exilis, Thermage and Acoustic Wave specifically designed to target the body to get beach ready with no down

2015-05-28 20:28:00

VANCOUVER and HOUSTON, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - ESSA Pharma Inc.

2015-05-28 20:27:59

DUBLIN, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/57tc8j/drug_delivery_in) has announced the addition of Jain PharmaBiotech's

2015-05-28 20:27:54

DUBLIN, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7k46bt/therapeutic_drug) has announced the addition of Jain PharmaBiotech's

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The National Non-profit Organization Continues to Advocate for Brain Cancer and Tumor Research to Ultimately Find a Cure NEW YORK, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

2015-05-28 20:25:40

LONDON, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Urological Catheters in Thousand Units and US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: Dialysis Catheters

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LONDON, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Medical Fiber Optics in US$ Thousands by the following Applications: Fiberoptic Surgical Lights, Fiberoptic

2015-05-28 20:24:00

LONDON, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Vitamins in US$ ThousandS by the following Product types - Vitamin A, Vitamin B Complex, Vitamin C, Vitamin

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SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CytomX, a biotechnology company developing Probody(TM) therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, today announced that Sean McCarthy,


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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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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).