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2014-10-31 23:02:38

Cosmetic Town will now start featuring doctors from Florida, which was named the second-best state for qualified cosmetic doctors and practices. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 The Cosmetic Town Board of Directors has chosen Florida to be the second state featured on Cosmetic Town, an online cosmetic surgery journal and directory, which previously included only California plastic surgeons and cosmetic doctors. Florida is home to many internationally recognized plastic surgeons,...

2014-10-31 23:02:09

In an upcoming webinar on November 18, 2014, Dr. Paul G. Swingle will discuss the topic of age related cognitive decline. Health professionals are invited to learn about the use of neurofeedback and how it can be used to address the unique concerns of this client demographic. (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 The Biofeedback Federation of Europe will host an upcoming webinar for health professionals on "Keeping Mentally Sharp While You Age" presented by Vancouver psychologist and author,...

2014-10-31 23:01:51

Parsa Mohebi Hair Restoration, a hair transplant center with offices in Beverly Hills and Los Angeles, presents beard-to-scalp hair transplant, a unique and efficient FUE transplant method that offers new hope to those who have hair loss. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 Hair transplant surgeon Parsa Mohebi, MD has been a key part in shaping modern hair restoration. The inventor of several methods of modern hair restoration, Dr. Mohebi was the first chairman of the FUE Research...

2014-10-31 23:01:46

Article series takes an incisive look at the so-called disorders that contribute to 1 in 13 children in America being prescribed at least one psychiatric drug. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 If not for its consequences, ADHD screening might seem funny, as there’s hardly a child alive who would fail to register on an ADD or ADHD assessment scale. After working with journalist Ray Richmond on the October 2014 Freedom Magazine feature 'The Attention-Deficit Fraud,'...

2014-10-31 23:01:28

Diabetes Protocol reviews have been popping up all over the Internet, and RequestedReviews.com reveals the truth about the lifestyle program that claims to completely and permanently reverse both type 1 and type 2 diabetes in a few weeks’ time. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 Diabetes Protocol, an intelligent lifestyle program created specifically for individuals with diabetes, has caught the attention of RequestedReview.com’s Laura O’Connor, prompting an investigative...

2014-10-31 23:00:59

NutriGold urges pregnant women to maintain healthy levels of vitamin D as new research indicates that vitamin D deficiencies could be associated with a higher risk for more painful deliveries. Orem, UT (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that helps build and maintain strong bones and teeth. People who get too little vitamin D may be at increased risk of developing various health risks. Although a vitamin D deficiency has long been associated with depression and...

2014-10-31 23:00:56

As the Non-GMO Verified Program continues to gain popularity, NutriGold’s continues to seek out ingredients that are safe, effective, and verified free of GMO’s. Orem, UT (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 Medical professionals around the country have concluded that during the pre-pregnancy and early pregnancy stages, folic acid is essential for preventing neural tube defects (NTDs)—serious birth defects of the spinal cord and the brain in fetuses. 0.8 mg of folic acid in a dietary...

2014-10-31 23:00:49

Grand Terrace Health Care Center receives 5 Star Rating from Medicare and ‘Best Nursing Homes’ classification from US News and World Report. Riverside, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 More than 3 million Americans spent at least part of 2013 in a skilled nursing facility, or nursing home and similar numbers are expected for 2014. Individuals and their families often encounter difficulty in choosing the right nursing home. Frequently asked questions including, "Where will I receive...

2014-10-31 23:00:47

As concerns continue to rise in the U.S. about the implications of an Ebola outbreak, some dietary supplement retailers are trying to cash in. NutriGold stands with the FDA in urging caution to consumers about Ebola treatment claims. Orem, UT (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 Few things can induce widespread action like fear or panic. With news stories of Ebola outbreaks being reported every day, consumers everywhere are being driven to the vitamin and supplement industry. Online marketers are...

2014-10-31 23:00:20

Tulsa’s Premier Medical Spa Offers Celebrates 15 Years of Excellence with Semi-Annual Shopping Night Tulsa, Oklahoma (PRWEB) November 01, 2014 Since its beginnings in 1999, Medical Director Dr. Jeff Alexander and his wife, Skin Care Institute Executive Director Judy Alexander, have shared the mission to provide both men and women with the best in skin care and wellness. Skin Care Institute’s services have always been based on a balanced blend of science and aesthetics. To celebrate...


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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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.