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2015-03-27 12:25:29

NEW YORK, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. You can also submit a query to the hundreds

iceland cancer risk
2015-03-27 10:42:50

A landmark DNA study in Iceland has resulted in an unprecedented look at an entire country’s genetic makeup, discovering several previously unknown mutations that could cause a vast array of different health problems, but regulations prevent some of that data from being used.

2015-03-27 08:27:09

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: RXII) and privately-held MirImmune LLC, today announced that they have entered into an exclusive license

2015-03-27 08:27:07

Awarded Best Poster in Adult Reconstruction by AAOS Central Program Committee LAS VEGAS, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Compression Systems, Inc.

2015-03-27 08:27:02

Patients Too Sick for Enrollment in Phase III Trial for Newly Diagnosed GBM BETHESDA, Md., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc.

2015-03-27 08:27:00

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) - improving the quality of life of myeloma patients while working toward prevention and a cure

2015-03-27 08:26:58

BROOKFIELD, Wis., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As of February, InControl Medical, LLC surpassed 40,000 unit shipments of incontinence devices for women. "Shipping thousands

2015-03-27 08:26:55

-- Data presented at the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Spring Meeting; single and multiple-dose pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) studies support biosimilar application for Epoetin Hospira

2015-03-27 08:26:48

Single-center, retrospective study evaluates Hepatic Progression Free Survival and Overall Survival after Regional Therapy NEW YORK, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Delcath Systems,

2015-03-27 08:26:46

In the newly released April Miami Magzine by Modern Luxury, the 'Get Glam' editorial highlights offerings from the Maercks Institute as "must do" procedures. MIAMI, March 27, 2015


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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
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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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