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2014-07-23 23:24:31

New York City Facial Plastic Surgeon Sam Rizk, MD, FACS, Sees An Increase in Requests for Revision Surgery New York, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The demand for revision surgeries is at an all time high, according to some surgeons whose waiting rooms are filled with patients who seek out their special expertise and aesthetic judgment. As the number of people electing to have plastic surgery continues to rise across the country, and the number of doctors electing to do cosmetic procedures is...

2014-07-23 23:24:17

Extend Nutrition is giving away a Free One-Year Supply of its products to promote the milestone achievement of 25 Million Protein Bars sold. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Extend Nutrition is giving away a Free One-Year Supply of its products to promote the milestone achievement of 25 Million Protein Bars sold. The company makes the only Sugar Free, Gluten Free Protein Bar that is clinically proven to help control blood sugar for 6 to 9 hours – along with a variety of healthy...

2014-07-23 23:24:07

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Disposable Medical Supplies Markets” to its store. Inquire for discount at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/discount?rname=58688. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The purpose of this report is to give an insight into the specific market segment called disposable medical supplies. Disposable medical supplies represent the largest segment within the global healthcare equipment and supplies sector. The disposable medical supplies include:...

2014-07-23 23:23:50

French joins the Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation's effort to cure paralysis in next decade. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Joining Conquer Paralysis Now as its first champion in the movement to cure paralysis in the next decade is Paralympic silver medalist and quadriplegic Jennifer French. As a result of a snowboarding accident, French became a quadriplegic from a spinal cord injury in 1998. Now, she has joined a new effort to help find a cure for paralysis. “People...

2014-07-23 23:23:47

Recovery-in-Reality Shows the Real-life Recovery of Hospital Patients as They Heal Fort Collins, CO (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 LIVENGOOD, the Colorado-based provider of patient mobility platforms, announced today the release of its Recovery-in-Reality series, which chronicles a patient journey to healing, and how mobility can greatly increase the quality of patient care. The first featured patient is Roy A. of Fort Collins, Colo. The first patient journey in the series takes a close look at...

2014-07-23 23:23:36

Macdonald joins current SAB members, Dr. Jun Nishihira, specializing in biochemistry, from Japan, and Dr. Hervé Rogez, a food science expert, from Brazil. South Jordan, UT (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 MonaVie announces today that nutrition and fitness expert Mark Macdonald joins its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). The addition of Macdonald will help ensure the company has the right expertise to support current product development plans and necessary substantiation for research and...

2014-07-23 23:23:34

LIVESTRONG houses PAF representative in its Cancer Navigation Center. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 For the past nine years, the LIVESTRONG Foundation and Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) have been working in tandem to help thousands of cancer patients and survivors understand their insurance options, facilitate access to care, and help survivors connect to resources dealing with work discrimination issues. In 2014, the two foundations expanded their partnership to include...

2014-07-23 23:23:28

Partnership will allow patients with primary immunodeficiencies to electronically track their health information and further national research. Rockville, Maryland (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Get Real Health announced today a new partnership with the Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF) to provide their patient community with a new web and mobile portal that will allow them to electronically track their symptoms, medications and other health-related information—enabling them to better manage...

2014-07-23 23:23:16

The human insulin market is segmented based on types of insulin, and branded drugs available in the market. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/human-insulin-market-229295783.html. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The “Human Insulin Market by Product Type [Human Insulin (Short Acting, Intermediate Acting, Premixed), Modern Human Insulin (Rapid Acting, Long Acting, Premixed)], by Brand (Lantus, Apidra, Levemir, NovoRapid, Novomix, Tresiba, Others) - Forecast to 2019” provides a...

2014-07-23 23:22:18

A report from the Institute of Medicine’s cites healthcare disciplines have inhibited teamwork and collaboration by healthcare professionals, unfortunately only about 30 percent of medical schools are trying to fix the poor teamwork cited in the study. LifeWings, a leading patient safety consulting firm, offers interprofessional education programs that teach communication, teamwork, and collaboration among health care professionals. Collierville, TN (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 A report from...


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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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