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2014-08-27 23:10:14

Doctors in Italy have linked an electrolyte imbalance with shorter survival times in people on chemotherapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 A new study at an Italian university finds that patients who develop a condition called hyponatraemia, or low blood sodium levels, during chemotherapy are less likely to respond to the treatment. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted a comprehensive article on the new research. Click here to read it now. Oncologists at...

2014-08-27 23:09:46

Main Street Dental Team (MainStreetDentalTeam.com), Unionville’s first full-time dental clinic, is announcing its advice on how long a toothbrush can be used before it has to be changed to assure the best oral care for teeth and gums. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Main Street Dental Team (MainStreetDentalTeam.com), Unionville’s first full-time dental clinic, is announcing its advice on how long a toothbrush can be used before it has to be changed to assure the best oral care for teeth and...

2014-08-27 23:09:41

Living Art Presentation: Faces of Beauty 2014 Premieres September 9 At Tribeca's One Art Space; Park Ave Surgeon Dr. Ramtin Kassir Showcases His Art At Annual Event New York, NY (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 For the first time, a living art presentation will put a new face on plastic surgery when triple-board certified, Park Avenue plastic surgeon Dr. Ramtin Kassir presents his art – figurative clay sculptures he has created from life – and the faces he has sculpted with precision,...

2014-08-27 23:08:41

Catalent, the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products, today announced that it is collaborating with privately held Australian biomarker research company, Minomic International Limited, to develop MIL-38, an antibody drug conjugate (ADC) for prostate cancer therapy. Under the agreement, Catalent will initially produce the antibody for a clinical study with a view to larger scale production subject...

2014-08-27 23:07:52

Buzz Digital O.R. to form the core of 13 new Aspirus Wausau Hospital Operating Rooms Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Aspirus Wausau Hospital today announced the first extensive multi-O.R. integration project in the US with Buzz™ Digital O.R. at Aspirus Wausau Hospital, in Wausau, WI. The foundation of all 13 new operating rooms will be Buzz, a centralized surgical hub for operating room control and management. This integrative system supports planning, navigation, imaging and...

2014-08-27 23:07:36

Radiant Sage LLC, a provider of on-demand clinical trial imaging infrastructure solutions, today announced that it has been named to CIOReview’s list of 100 Most Promising Technology Companies. The CIOReview100 includes companies that are gaining momentum in the technology industry and making an impact. Belmont, Mass. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 “We are honored to be named to this list of top technology vendors,” said Ven Thangaraj, CEO of Radiant Sage. “We are offering truly...

2014-08-27 23:06:35

The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center has announced enhancements to its inpatient program. Wickenburg, Arizona (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center has announced enhancements to its inpatient program, including an expansion of services and increased length of stay for patients who admit September 3, 2014 and after. Jim Dredge, CEO of The Meadows, reported The Meadows will increase its length of stay to 45 days to allow patients the...

2014-08-27 23:05:59

Making medications affordable can help lower the mortality rate of mental illnesses like depression or bi-polar disorder. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Many patients believe mental illness is not life threatening. The reality is that depression has a mortality rate of about 15%. The suicide rate for those with bi-polar disorder is slightly less, though it's offset by an alarming homicide rate (including attempted homicide) of roughly 7%. In order to properly treat and manage...

2014-08-27 23:05:43

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Ablation Technologies Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report database. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Ablation Technologies Market (Applications: Cardiovascular, Gynecology, Pain Management, Oncology, Urology, Ophthalmology; Technologies: Radiofrequency,...

2014-08-27 23:05:14

Led by Dr. Steinbaum, author, and attending cardiologist and Director of Women’s Heart Health at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, the upcoming webinar, Living From the Heart: Everything You Need to Know to Live a Heart-Healthy Life, will be held this morning at 10 AM Pacific/1 PM Eastern. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Scottsdale, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to announce the next installment in its renowned Healthy...


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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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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