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2015-05-26 12:28:20

HOLLAND, Ohio, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The vast majority of Americans say what they want at the end of life is to die in their own homes, as comfortable and pain-free as possible.

2015-05-26 12:28:13

Distinguished International Key Opinion-Leaders Board of Neuro-Oncologists Provide Invaluable Guidance to the Company's Metronomic Biofeedback Pump Team LOS ANGELES, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-05-26 12:28:07

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The global-event driven patient tracking system market was valued at $232.7 million in 2014, and is estimated to reach $605.2

2015-05-26 12:28:06

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A simple blood test developed at the University of North Texas Health Science Center to detect early Alzheimer's disease is a step

2015-05-26 12:28:04

CHESTNUT RIDGE, N.Y., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Par Specialty Pharmaceuticals, a division of Par Pharmaceutical, Inc., today announced the launch of Cortisporin(®)-TC Otic Suspension

2015-05-26 12:27:54

COON RAPIDS, Minn., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Orthology, a world-class, cost-effective solution for rapid recovery from back and body injuries, chronic pain, and orthopedic surgeries as well

2015-05-26 12:27:48

CHICAGO, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children's oral health, inducted the new president and other officers

2015-05-26 12:26:31

Public Service Announcement will focus on encouraging African-American men to get regularly checked for prostate cancer; the project is a collaborative philanthropic effort between (add)ventures, the

2015-05-26 12:25:47

Retrospective Study Examines 50 cc IABPs versus 40 cc IABPs in Real World Practice WAYNE, N.J., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Maquet Getinge Group announced today the publication


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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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chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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