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2014-10-23 12:30:25

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Internationally renowned cancer biologist Benjamin G. Neel, MD, PhD, an expert in the field of cell signal transduction, has been named Director of the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Medical Center - a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center. Dr. Neel will assume his new post on January 1, 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141023/154008 "We are delighted to welcome Dr. Neel to our...

2014-10-23 12:30:21

Products Were Featured In Seven Posters PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Derma Sciences, Inc., (Nasdaq:DSCI) a leading tissue regeneration company committed to the chain of discovery, manufacturing and distribution of novel advanced wound care products, presented clinical evidence and data on its tissue regeneration products for diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) at the Fall 2014 Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) in Las Vegas, Nev. The company's TCC-EZ® and AMNIOEXCEL® product...

2014-10-23 12:30:17

Experience "The Science of Medicine, the Art of Healing" PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Join the #1-ranked acupuncture school in the country as we invite you to our clinic and college open house. On Friday, October 24, the nation will celebrate Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day (AOM Day). In honor of this celebration, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine (OCOM), located at 75 NW Couch Street in Portland, Oregon, will be opening our doors to the public from 10:00 AM to...

2014-10-23 12:30:15

The company's edible label won't become separated from packaging, and increases level of child safety NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CannaBadge (www.cannabadge.com), the developer of an edible frosting label that is applied on cannabis-infused products such as cakes, cookies, brownies and cupcakes, commented on the recent news that Colorado regulators may ban forms of edible marijuana, until stricter controls on labeling can imposed. Lawmakers ordered state regulators to...

2014-10-23 12:30:07

First and Only Sterilization Wrap Manufacturer to Receive FDA Clearance for All Standard Sterilization Methods in North America ROSWELL, Ga., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Health Care, soon to be Halyard Health, announced today that it is the first and only manufacturer to receive 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use of their sterilization wrap portfolio with all standard sterilization modalities. The KIMGUARD ONE-STEP* and QUICK CHECK*...

2014-10-23 12:30:04

America's No. 1 Apparel Brand Partners with National Breast Cancer Foundation To Help Raise the Comfort Level Surrounding Mammograms WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Hanes is again partnering with the National Breast Cancer Foundation to raise awareness for early detection and testing for breast cancer. Additionally, Hanes has joined forces with influential bloggers to reignite their successful "Mammogram...

2014-10-23 12:29:50

Civil Rights Action Against Renown Facility Filed in New Hampshire Federal Court CONCORD, N.H., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two families of young, disabled children receiving educational services at the famed Crotched Mountain Foundation filed suit against the institution today in the U.S. District Court of New Hampshire, detailing a number of serious incidents of abuse their youngsters endured at the hands of Foundation staff. Physical, psychological and emotional abuse by...

2014-10-23 12:29:44

Academic, Industry and Medical Association Experts Gather to Guide the Long Term Future of Imaging CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The role of the immune system in the pathologies of cancer, heart diseases, and brain disorders was the focus of the Imaging in 2020: 2014 Conference, designed to discover new methods of using molecular imaging to image the immune system to better understand mechanisms of the diseases and improve therapy. The Imaging in 2020: 2014...

2014-10-23 12:29:39

FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARDX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on cardio-renal, gastrointestinal and metabolic diseases, today announced that Ardelyx, together with its development partner, AstraZeneca (NYSE:AZN, LON:AZN), will present tenapanor-related preclinical and clinical results during Kidney Week 2014, the annual meeting of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN). Abstracts of the presentations were published today on...

2014-10-23 12:29:35

Findings Presented at 43rd Annual Meeting of the Child Neurology Society MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. (Upsher-Smith), today announced the presentation of results from an in vitro study in which Qudexy(TM) XR (topiramate) extended-release capsules were opened and the capsule contents (extended-release beads) were passed through enteral feeding tubes of various sizes, utilizing different diluents. The data were presented at the 43(rd) Annual...


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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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