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2014-10-21 08:29:17

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lazar Partners, a strategic communications firm for companies in the biopharma and medical device space, today announced the firm has been named the recipient of two PR Agency Elite awards by PR News for their work with partner Insulet Corporation on the diabetes blog, Suite D. Lazar Partners was nominated as a finalist and received honorable mention awards in both the Advocacy and Content Marketing categories. Winners were announced at PR...

2014-10-21 04:21:53

MOSCOW, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hepatera Ltd and its development partner MYR GmbH announced today the results of clinical trials investigating Myrcludex B in patients with chronic hepatitis B (HBV) and delta (HDV). The results suggest that Myrcludex B may become an option for treating hepatitis delta. With details to be presented at the AASLD meeting in Boston in November 2014, the trials also indicate positive results for the treatment of HBV infection. (Logo:...

2014-10-21 00:21:34

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of recent events, including the transmission of Ebola to two registered nurses who cared for an infected patient in Dallas, the American Nurses Association (ANA) has been calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue clear, concrete guidelines, in particular about the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), to ensure the safety of health care professionals and the public. The CDC previewed...

2014-10-20 23:11:03

Opening orders for niche brand’s premium bio cellulose treatment masks begin at only $120. Washington Township, NJ (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Bel Mondo Beauty, one of the first US brands to develop and market specialty facial treatment masks made from bio cellulose, today announced a special, low-risk sales program for spa professionals that lets them begin business with the niche brand for as low as $120. The price-friendly opening order includes 6 box sets of Bel Mondo’s premium...

2014-10-20 23:10:56

Afya Foundation has been taking serious action to help contain the Ebola virus. Most recently, they partnered with award-winning ad agency StrawberryFrog and world famous director Indrani to create a compelling video that will urge people to take action. NEW YORK (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 KEEP OUR KIDS FROM BECOMING A STATISTIC Afya Foundation, a first mover in health-related crises, amplifies measurable impact by rapidly expediting much needed medical supplies and materials to areas in...

2014-10-20 23:10:15

On October 10, Send Me On Vacation hosted its Zap Out the Effects of Cancer event held at Container Park on East Fremont Street. Las Vegas (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 In Las Vegas, Nevada, Tony Hsieh, Internet entrepreneur, venture capitalist and CEO of Zappos.com partnered with Send Me On Vacation to Zap Out the Effects of Cancer at the Container Park on East Fremont Street on Oct 10, 2104. Donating the Container Park to host a benefit concert to raise funds to send a local breast cancer...

2014-10-20 23:10:02

Tummy tuck expert's method transcends typical standards to deliver beautiful, natural-looking results, says surgeon, generating "overwhemingly positive" audience response Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Christopher Patronella was invited to present the key elements of his innovative True Form Tummy Tuck® method as a visiting professor to plastic surgery residents and faculty at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston...

2014-10-20 23:09:21

Ganjapreneur, a website that launched over the summer which is dedicated to cannabis business news and culture, recently published the second installment of their interview with Matt Brown, founder of My 420 Tours and one of the key players in organizing Colorado's pre-legalization cannabis industry. Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Ganjapreneur published the second installment of their interview with Matt Brown on October 19th. In the recording, Matt Brown and Ganjapreneur...

2014-10-20 23:09:03

Give Back Program now supports 21 national and local organizations Pittsburgh, Pa. (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Penn Avenue Eyewear is happy to announce the addition of PeacePlayers International to its Give Back program. Announced in December 2013, the Give Back program allows customers to choose from a list of non-profit organizations at checkout and 10 percent of the total sale is donated to the chosen organization. PeacePlayers International was founded in 2001 on the idea that...

2014-10-20 23:08:52

Enables Better Patient Care and Reduced Administrative Costs Kennewick, WA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 My Clients Plus (http://www.MyClientsPlus.com) today announced a new workflow management software application. The new module enables easy administration and routing of follow-up items to ensure patients receive full life-cycle quality care. This application allows users such as Therapists to assign tasks to others within their practice, attach a to-do item to a specific client, categorize...


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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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