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2014-07-24 23:10:38

TrueVision 3D Surgical issued patent for fundamental technology underlying computer guided methods for limbal and corneal relaxing (LRI/AK) incisions for astigmatism correcting procedures. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 TrueVision 3D Surgical, a world leader in ophthalmic 3D surgical guidance and visualization, announced today it has been issued a patent by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) for fundamental technology underlying computer guided methods for limbal and...

2014-07-24 23:10:24

FACE Skincare Medical Wellness is proud to introduce the Geneo™ 3-in-1 Super Facial, a new and innovative treatment, exclusively available at the leading medical spa in the greater Detroit, MI area. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Skin management experts at FACE Skincare Medical Wellness are excited to introduce a new and innovative treatment, the Geneo™ 3-in-1 Super Facial, specifically designed to increase hydration and minimize the appearance of fine lines and large pores, leaving skin...

2014-07-24 23:10:23

Is that mosquito on your arm just a pest, or could it be carrying a deadly disease? CCSU professor Dr. Alicia Bray is conducting two studies will help determine just how widespread disease-carrying mosquitoes are in Connecticut and how manmade ponds may be helping these mosquitoes spread. New Britain, CT (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Dr. Alicia Bray, assistant professor of biology at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU), is conducting two studies to determine the prevalence of certain...

2014-07-24 23:10:16

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Sugar Alcohols markets. Global market for Sugar Alcohols is forecast to reach 5.5 billion pounds (lbs) by 2020, driven by increasing demand for low-calorie sweeteners among the growing base of diabetic & obese population, and strong consumption in food, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics end-use sectors. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – The market for sugar alcohols, commonly known as food...

2014-07-24 23:09:53

The Truth About Osteoporosis is the latest product developed by Shirley Alsop and is meant for use by people who are looking for a long-term solution for osteoporosis by allowing them access to an unbeatable cure. A full review of the product on Vinamy.com states whether it works perfectly for its purpose or not. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Osteoporosis is one of the most devious diseases which affect people in the modern world because, as far as recent research goes, there are now...

2014-07-24 23:09:34

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Molecular Diagnostics markets. Global market for Molecular Diagnostics is projected to reach US$10.7 billion by 2020, driven by aging population, increasing prevalence of chronic and life-threatening diseases, growing need for better disease diagnostics, and advancements in proteomics and genomics. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Molecular diagnosis represents a rapidly expanding sector in...

2014-07-24 23:09:16

Study finds 4 in 10 parents can’t properly dose liquid medications and new app OTCPlus by Ace innovation Group helps clear confusion at the Rx aisle. New research has found that many Americans become confused when dealing with over-the-counter medications, and thereby increase their odds of taking the wrong dosage. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 A study published in the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics was conducted by Dr. Shonna Yin of NYU’s Langone Medical Center. She found...

2014-07-24 23:09:14

Key staff members from the highly acclaimed Brain Aneurysm Foundation will attend SNIS Annual Meeting taking place July 28-31, 2014. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Representatives from the internationally acclaimed Brain Aneurysm Foundation will be on hand to provide educational and support resources at the Society of NeuroIntervential Surgery’s (SNIS) 11th Annual Meeting next week in Colorado Springs. The Annual Meeting brings together leading experts and representatives from some...

2014-07-24 23:09:06

ReNew Life Formulas, a leader in natural digestive care, introduces their newest website—ReNewLifeCleansing.com. Titled “Cleansing & Detox Made Easy,” the new website reaffirms the importance and defines the basic principles of internal cleansing and detoxification. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 ReNewLifeCleansing.com was inspired by ReNew Life founder and president, Brenda Watson’s own personal health “makeover.” While waging her battle with poor health, she...

2014-07-24 23:08:43

Online Energy Principles and Wellness Retailer Adds Essential Oil Spray to Bird of the Soul Label (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Yoga and meditation training website ChangeYourEnergy.com introduces a Bird of the Soul Essential Oil body and room spray. The website's online retail shop had recently introduced a roll-on essential oil stick that became a top seller. Now they have created a convenient and refreshing aromatherapy spray of the same oil blend of citrusy notes, sweet floral, and...

Latest Medicine Reference Libraries

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...

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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