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2014-07-29 04:22:06

OXFORD, England, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glide Pharmaceutical Technologies Ltd (Glide Pharma) today announced that it has taken an exclusive worldwide licence to an innovative prostate cancer diagnostic technology from FScan Ltd, a Durham University spin-out company. Under the terms of the agreement, Glide Pharma will pay an upfront fee, development and commercial milestone payments, and royalties on future product sales. Glide Pharma has also taken an option for...

2014-07-29 04:22:01

ROCKLAND, Massachusetts, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - First patient begins treatment in an international Phase II study investigating the efficacy and safety of MSB0010718C in patients with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (mMCC) - mMCC is a rare and aggressive skin cancer lacking effective treatments - MSB0010718C is also currently being explored in a seven cohort Phase I clinical trial for the treatment of solid...

2014-07-29 00:21:19

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the epidemic rise in melanoma incidence and the increasingly heavy toll it is taking on young adults, this cancer has remained low on the public health radar screen. The report issued today by "the nation's doctor" changes the national conversation and recognizes that skin cancer is a major health threat that warrants coordinated action. Melanoma is the deadliest of all skin cancers and, on behalf of those fighting this disease,...

2014-07-28 23:11:58

Health and wellness company, HealthFair, has been accredited in the Mammography Accreditation Program for their mobile health centers. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 The American College of Radiology has accredited HealthFair in the Mammography Accreditation Program which is a requirement for all U.S. facilities. This program provides peer review and feedback on staff qualifications, equipment, quality control and assurance, image quality and dose. It is the largest accreditation...

2014-07-28 23:11:25

Santhigram Kerala Ayurvedic Company of US, proudly celebrated the Grand Opening of its 8th Wellness Center in USA at 12800 W. National Avenue, New Berlin, Wisconsin 53151 (Phone : 262-955-6600 ), on July 19, 2014. Milwaukee,WI (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Santhigram Kerala Ayurvedic Company of US, proudly celebrated the Grand Opening of its 8th Wellness Center in USA at 12800 W. National Avenue, New Berlin, Wisconsin 53151 (Phone : 262-955-6600 ), on July 19, 2014. The Center was formally...

2014-07-28 23:10:33

The Mesothelioma Victims Center may be the best branded resource in the United States for the best possible compensation for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, and they are incredibly passionate that family members of a diagnosed victim understand how vital care giving is. As the Victim Center would like to explain with one call to 866-714-6466, the quality of the caregivers giving care to the diagnosed victim can be just as important as medical treatments....

2014-07-28 23:10:29

Mitul R. Patel, DDS and staff from Family & Cosmetic Dental Care gathered with other leading colleagues for the semi-annual MGE Benefit Dinner where funds were raised to provide hundreds of thousands of books to youth in a frontal assault on one of the major sources of economic destruction in America. Dr. Mitul Patel personally donated to provide 370,000 young people with books and audio books to directly tackle illiteracy in the metro Atlanta area. Suwanee, GA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014...

2014-07-28 23:09:52

Northern Westchester Hospital Breast and Plastic Surgeons conduct one of the largest breast reconstruction studies, examining 881 breast reconstructions over a five-year period. Results demonstrate more natural-looking, symmetrical breasts, and low risk of surgical complications achieved when allograft tissue is used in conjunction with breast implants. Mt. Kisco, New York (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH) is pleased to announce that the study, “Breast...

2014-07-28 23:09:50

Dr. Carlos Chacon, Chief Surgeon with Divino Plastic Surgery of San Diego, was recently nominated for the 2014 San Diego's Best Award in the Cosmetic Surgeon category with the San Diego Union Tribune. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Dr. Carlos Chacon, Chief Surgeon with Divino Plastic Surgery of San Diego, was recently nominated for the 2014 San Diego's Best Award in the Cosmetic Surgeon category with the San Diego Union Tribune. The San Diego Union Tribune is a daily print...

2014-07-28 23:09:37

The launch of Positivesingles.dating in 2001 marked the advent of the new niche in the online dating domain. The site recently published an article on how to date with herpes that aims to educate people with what herpes is and how they can continue to have a normal love life. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Medical expert Steve, who has spend over a decade counseling people with STDs said in an exclusive interview with us, “I have met many people in the last few months who have given up on...


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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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