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Case Funding firm reports largest individual base payment awards to date in the mass tort hip implant settlement, providing a $300K payment per hip plus additional payments for serious complications
CRESTWOOD, Ky., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apellis Pharmaceuticals announced today that it entered into an agreement to acquire Potentia Pharmaceuticals.
TARRYTOWN, N.Y. and PARIS, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) and Sanofi today announced that the U.S.
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African-led Group of Clinicians, Blood Banks and Social Science Experts, in Collaboration with U.S.-based Clinical RM and United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Work
Live Very Well is pleased to announce that Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and New Mexico are among the latest carriers to join the private insurance exchange, LiveVeryWell.com.
Author Joseph J. Di Peri uses years of experience to debunk old misconceptions on hypnotism SANTEE, Calif.
The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "About one in every ten diagnosed victims of mesothelioma we talk to are uncertain about how their exposure to asbestos occurred, which is why we are
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
- Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
- Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
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