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2014-08-28 23:00:51

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation released its 2013 Annual Report, including audited financials and program information. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 On August 21, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) released its 2013 Annual Report, featuring the organization’s audited financial information, as well as details about its 2013 programs. According to the report, in 2013, the Meso Foundation spent 86 cents on every dollar on programs versus...

2014-08-28 23:00:23

When it comes to the innovative field of reconstructive breast surgery, the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery consistently seeks out the best plastic surgeons in the field. The center is proud to announce its newest addition, Dr. Craig Ashley Blum. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Doctors Frank DellaCroce and Scott Sullivan, Co-Founders of the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery (CRBS) and the St. Charles Surgical Hospital (SCSH) in New Orleans, are pleased to announce that board certified...

2014-08-28 23:00:18

Designing software to improve healthcare enables patients to access a complete range of health metrics and encourages better, real-time choices for better outcomes. Arlington, Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Involution Studios, a software design company that solves some of the healthcare industry's most pressing problems, has launched three open source design concepts that radically rethink health. Involution Studios' creative team has been on the bleeding edge of...

2014-08-28 23:00:17

Dr. Brett Bolton and his MAXHARVEST™ hair transplant has gained international notoriety over the past few years. The global demand from hair loss patients requesting the MAXHARVEST™ has now created international opportunities for Dr Bolton and Great Hair Transplants. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The global demand from hair loss patients for Dr Brett Bolton's MAXHARVEST™ hair transplant procedure has created an international licensing opportunity for Great Hair...

2014-08-28 16:28:12

Dr. Rodney E. Gean, DDS, and Team to Offer Full-Service Dental Care, Personalized Treatment Plans SYRACUSE, N.Y., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Aspen Dental office is opening in Nashville, TN West on Thursday, September 18. Located at 6702 Charlotte Pike, the conveniently located practice will provide dental services that range from implant services and dentures to general dentistry and restoration. Dr. Rodney E. Gean, lead dentist at the Nashville West office, received his Doctor of...

2014-08-28 16:27:51

Food sampling at school encourages healthy eating habits at home PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, students return to school and settle in to their daily schedules for classes, extracurricular activities and socializing with friends. But this fall, Aramark, a food and nutrition partner with over 500 school districts throughout the U.S., is hoping to shake up the usual K-12 dining routine with its Healthy Bites sampling program....

2014-08-28 16:27:45

A Nashville, TN Board Certified physician specializing in Colon & Rectal Surgery, Dr. William Harb, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2014. NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Nashville's Colon & Rectal Surgery specialist Dr. William Harb for inclusion in its highly selective list of Castle Connolly Top Doctors this year....

2014-08-28 16:27:41

Home health leaders advocate for value-based purchasing reform to replace arbitrary across-the-board cuts WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study published in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society found that house calls to elderly patients with chronic conditions keep healthcare costs down by reducing the need for expensive emergency room visits. The patients who utilize this care are some of Medicare's most costly patients with multiple chronic...

2014-08-28 16:27:30

DUBLIN, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Disposable Medical Supplies Markets" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 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:...

2014-08-28 16:27:27

Popular Actress Partners with Carmex® for a Trendy Take on Lip Care MILWAUKEE, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carma Laboratories, Inc. announces its partnership with widely successful actress Shay Mitchell, who is best known for her role as Emily Fields on the ABC Family series Pretty Little Liars. The legendary Carmex brand, known for protecting lips and soothing dry skin, re-launched the new Carmex Moisture Plus(®) line of unique and stylish lip balm last year. The slim-stick lip...


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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