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2015-05-27 08:33:48

Presentations in DCIS Highlight Oncotype DX as Strong, Independent Predictor of Local Recurrence and Report Baseline Characteristics in NCI's TAILORx Trial Examining Oncotype DX across Race and Ethnicity REDWOOD

2015-05-27 08:33:45

NEW YORK, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Delcath Systems, Inc.

2015-05-27 08:33:39

New Version Includes Pan-Cancer Panel for Sequencing of 152 Genes to Guide Community Oncologists' Development of Patients' Treatment Plans AURORA, Colo., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-05-27 08:33:36

NEW YORK, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Herbal Advances is a Physician's owned company led by Doctors, Scientists and Researchers who will together provide relief for New Yorkers currently

2015-05-27 08:33:23

FARMINGTON, Conn., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nurtur Health, Inc.

2015-05-27 08:33:21

CHICAGO, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll shows that 65% of Illinois voters support the Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Act, a proposal to raise $600 million for Medicaid and

2015-05-27 08:33:17

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NX Prenatal Inc., a privately held women's healthcare molecular diagnostic company, announced today that Gail S.

2015-05-27 08:33:02

Range of abstracts reflects Lilly Diabetes' comprehensive portfolio INDIANAPOLIS, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New clinical data demonstrating the range of treatment options represented in

2015-05-27 08:32:57

Clinical and pre-clinical data on compounds representing several of the largest diabetes treatment classes will be presented RIDGEFIELD, Conn.


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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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chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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