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2014-08-29 23:02:46

The Firm is representing numerous plaintiffs who suffered catastrophic heart injuries allegedly related to the 2012 GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrate recall. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The family of a California woman who died from cardiac arrest following a series of dialysis treatments has filed a GranuFlo lawsuit (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com) that alleges her death was the result of Fresenius Medical Care’s GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis...

2014-08-29 23:02:21

A new weekly blog on the website of Carson Hearing Care in Fort Worth will provide a way for the audiologists to share advice, research and innovations related to hearing aids and hearing loss. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Carson Hearing Care has launched a blog on the practice website to provide hearing health care tips to local residents on a consistent basis. The newly established blog section will offer weekly articles from the audiologists at Carson Hearing Care covering a...

2014-08-29 23:02:17

Healthpointe Medical group has obtained a new medical clinic in the LAX area. La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Healthpointe Medical Group, one of Southern California’s leading multidisciplinary healthcare organizations, acquired a new medical center from LAXMed. The medical center is less than 2 miles from the LAX airport and less than 2 miles west of the 405 freeway. The LAX clinic marks the 11th Healthpointe center within Southern California. The new LAX center is located at:...

2014-08-29 23:02:15

Healthpointe will assist Chapman University Physical Therapy Students in gaining hands-on training of clinical rotations. La Miraca, California (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Healthpointe is pleased to provide hands-on clinical training to Chapman University Physical Therapy students via Clinical Rotations. Physical Therapy students at Chapman University will be shadowing Healthpointe providers and specialists throughout their daily clinical routine, which will allow them to develop clinical...

2014-08-29 23:02:10

Dr. Mary Ann Larkin of Advanced Hearing Care has written four new special reports which are now available for download on the company's website. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Highly regarded audiologist, Dr. Mary Ann Larkin has written 4 new special reports on important hearing health topics. The four reports are titled: Revealing the Truth About Tinnitus The Secrets to Hearing Aid Success The Top 5 Things You Should Know Before Buying a Hearing Aid Understanding...

2014-08-29 23:02:08

Expert San Diego plastic surgeon Dr. Paul Chasan discusses the best gynecomastia treatments in light of the release of a new bra for men. Del Mar, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 A recent article discusses the creation of the “oyasumi bra,” a bra developed by a Tokyo clothing store for men with gynecomastia, or male breasts, to wear to bed in the hopes of rectifying or diminishing their problem. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Chasan is familiar with gynecomastia and has treated men...

2014-08-29 23:02:07

Dr. Parsa Mohebi, founder of US Hair Restoration is now doing Facial Hair Transplantation, an efficient FUE method, is helping patients restore their scalp hair with minimal complications. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Dr. Parsa Mohebi M.D. has developed new techniques that help patients with late stages of hair loss achieve great results in hair transplantation. One of these techniques is known as the Facial Hair Transplant, an FUE method that harvests facial hair for...

2014-08-29 23:01:58

New remote urgent care site lets patients consult with doctors from their computers, tablets, or phones. La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Healthpointe has unveiled its new virtual urgent care which will give patients the convenience of visiting with physicians online. Anyone can sign up for consultations with Healthpointe doctors through telemedicine. Healthpointe doctors are always available and happy to see patients over video calls (or audio). If necessary, the doctor can even see...

2014-08-29 23:01:50

GeriJoy Inc. and Nanjing CAM Medical Technologies Ltd. announced today a strategic partnership to bring GeriJoy’s innovative caregiving service to the Chinese market. The partnership also allows GeriJoy to leverage Nanjing CAM’s access to the local Chinese workforce, enabling GeriJoy to provide highly cost-effective remote caregiving services for Chinese-speaking older adults the US. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 GeriJoy employs specially-trained remote caregivers who offer...

2014-08-29 23:01:48

Harbor Village Florida Comments on Ohio Judge Pushing for Addiction Recovery Tool USA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 As reported by WKMS.com in the article Judge Uses Drug to Aid Addicts' Recovery, an Ohio municipal court drug has come up with a new strategy to try and curb drug addiction. Fred Moses, who serves as the presiding judge in a Southeastern Ohio municipal court presented an idea to Kentucky law makers to offer addicts a medicated treatment option that can literally prevent them...


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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