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2014-08-21 23:03:20

New cutting-edge research report “Wound Care Market by Type (Traditional (Wound Closure, Anti infective), Basic (Films, Cleansing), Advanced (Hydrogels, Hydrocolloids, Alginate, Collagen), Active (Artificial Skin & Skin Substitutes), Pressure Relief Devices, NPWT) - Global Forecast to 2019” drawn up by MarketsandMarkets is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the report, the worldwide wound care market is likely to regiter growth at a 3.2% CAGR through 2019. London,...

2014-08-21 23:02:38

Hearing Problems Also on the Rise; Early Intervention Critical to Child Development, Academic and Social Success, Says ASHA Rockville, MD (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 A new study published this week in the journal Pediatrics reported a 63% increase in disability associated with speech problems from 2001-02 to 2010-11 among U.S. children, along with a more than 15% increase in disability associated with hearing problems. The data underscore the importance of early intervention for rising...

2014-08-21 23:02:26

Eastlake Chiropractic and Massage Center now has two exciting new options to offer patients in the Seattle, WA metro area. Licensed Massage Practitioners Rina Lang and Mike Larios have joined the Center’s staff and have begun working with patients to reach their health and wellness goals. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Seattle, WA chiropractors Dr. Lincoln Kamell and Dr. Calvin Mulanax at Eastlake Chiropractic and Massage Center have recently welcomed two new massage therapists to...

2014-08-21 23:02:19

Josie Dowd is a true example of a Hero; the 8-year-old Michigan girl has suffered through more than 14 surgeries, many being facial restructuring. The inspiring little girl was honored at July 2014 Hero of the Month by children's charity Kids Wish Network and Beaumont Children's Hospital. Royal Oak, MI (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Together with Beaumont Children’s Hospital, children’s charity Kids Wish Network is excited to recognize Livonia girl Josie Dowd as a July 2014 Hero of...

2014-08-21 23:02:06

ITI moves one step closer to a solution for the worldwide allergy crisis. Hershey, PA & Rockville, MD (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 DNA vaccine pioneer Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc. (ITI) is making progress in its development of JRC-LAMP-vax, an innovative and safe potential treatment for allergy to Japanese red cedar pollen. Phase IC studies began this month in Hawaii, moving the world closer to a real solution to hay fever. The Japanese red cedar releases pollen that causes devastating...

2014-08-21 23:02:03

More than 300 attended the 112th National Medical Association's Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The W. Montague Cobb/ NMA Health Institute, celebrating its 10th anniversary and a national voice in the elimination of health disparities, honored three outstanding leaders in health disparities during the 112th National Medical Association’s (NMA) Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly. Distinguished honorees included: John Ruffin,...

2014-08-21 23:01:30

More and more millenials are opting for alternative medical treatments. Corona, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Recently, Van Uden Center has noticed a new trend among their patients. Alternative medicine is on the rise and much of that has to due to millenials. According to The Fiscal Times, young people are becoming more accepting of alternative medical treatments over conventional medicine. The Fiscal Times published an article on July 14 discussing how many millenials are embracing...

2014-08-21 23:01:01

The proteomics market showcases a high growth potential, owing to the growing awareness about personalized medicine and the resultant increase in the use of proteomic technologies-based advancement in the pharmaceutical industry. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/proteomics-market-731.html (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The “Proteomics Market by Technology (Protein Microarray, Mass Spectrometry, NMR Spectroscopy, Chromatography, Electrophoresis, Surface Plasmon Resonance, X-ray...

2014-08-21 23:00:41

The hospital is acquiring the Olympus Endoalpha Universal surgical imaging platform that works seamlessly across multiple specialties to provide easier data management while delivering quality patient care. (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Florida Hospital Zephyrhills is the first hospital in Pasco County and one of the only in the Tampa Bay area to offer a fully-integrated HD operating room using the Olympus Endoalpha Universal Platform for surgical endoscopy. The technology works across all...

2014-08-21 23:00:19

Loss of collagen begins more actively after age 35, and is a contributing factor to wrinkles, sagging and thinning of skin. Use of four products can raise the bar on collagen production. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The natural loss of collagen, or slower production of it, is behind those fine lines, wrinkles and sagging of skin. Using products to boost collagen and nurture it counteracts the loss. "By age 40, the body has lost about 15% of it collagen production and...


Latest Medicine Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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