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2014-03-19 23:32:06

Rumors Finally Put to Rest, Ahmad ‘Real’ Givens of ‘Real Chance of Love’ is a Survivor (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 This week marks the one year anniversary of the former ‘Real Chance of Love’ star, Ahmad ‘Real’ Givens devastating diagnosis of stage 4 colon cancer. He and his brothers (Kamal ‘Chance’ Givens and Micah Givens) who are also his group members, known as The Stallionaires are celebrating by releasing their new single and video titled ‘I’m Bad’, a song that...

2014-03-18 08:32:04

Laboratory medicine leads growth of the healthcare service industry GUANGZHOU, China, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a series of new policies rolled out by Chinese authorities in October 2013 to promote healthcare services, industries across the entire healthcare spectrum are set to spread their wings. All eyes are kept on who will first seize the opportunity. The 21(st) Century Sino-USA Summit Forum for Advances in Laboratory Medicine was recently held in Guangzhou....

2014-03-17 08:28:49

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT), a molecular diagnostics company pioneering the field of molecular cytology, today announced the appointments of two executives to its management team. Julie A. Brooks joins the company as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary; and Andy Thorson joins as executive vice president, corporate strategy and business development. "I am thrilled to welcome Julie Brooks and Andy...

2014-03-15 23:03:20

DarkDaily.com Publishes White Paper, "Harnessing the Power of Real-Time Analytics to Achieve World Class Performance in Clinical Laboratories and Pathology Groups", Highlighting Visiun's Performance Insight™ Dashboard Ann Arbor, Michigan (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Visiun's Performance Insight™ Dashboard is highlighted in a recent Dark Daily White Paper titled "Harnessing the Power of Real-Time Analytics to Achieve World Class Performance in Clinical Laboratories and...

2014-03-14 23:01:39

Aureus Medical Group has released its February results for the healthcare careers most searched online via its website. Aureus Medical is a leading medical staffing agency specializing in travel nursing jobs, travel physical therapy jobs, travel occupational therapy jobs and other allied health medical careers. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Aureus Medical Group, a leading healthcare staffing company specializing in travel nursing jobs,travel therapy jobs, and other allied health...

2014-03-13 23:00:51

RMT's development of its highly secure offering allows users to more mobile flexibility in their telepathology solution. (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Remote Medical Technologies, LLC. has unveiled its newest product developments of its highly secure offering of LIVE real-time telepathology solutions, specifically with the added use with iPhones, iPad, and Android devices. RMT’s iMedHD™ full 1080p HD telemedicine solution allows pathologists and technicians to view gross specimens,...

2014-03-13 08:27:54

Innovation intended to improve cytology yields by up to 800 percent SAUSALITO, Calif., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanovas, Inc., (www.sanovas.com) a life science technology company focused on developing and commercializing next generation micro-invasive diagnostics, devices and drug delivery technologies announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued patent # 8,668,654 for the company's Cytological Brushing System. The Cytological Brushing System is a...

2014-03-12 11:36:56

Humans are often infected by parasites, sometimes even several species at a time. Such co-infections are more difficult to treat if the parasites interact with each other. An ecologist from the University of Zurich and his international team have compiled a list of the numerous possibilities as to how parasites can interact: They are most likely to do so indirectly via the food source they share. Over 1,400 species of parasites – viruses, bacteria, fungi, intestinal worms and protozoa...

2014-03-12 08:31:12

PORTLAND, Oregon, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled "Digital Pathology Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Growth Trends, Share, Opportunities and Forecast 2012 - 2020," the global digital pathology market was valued at $2.2 billion in 2013, is estimated to reach $5.7 billion by 2020 at a CAGR of 14.3% during 2013-2020. North America led the overall digital pathology market, closely followed by Europe. The two...

2014-03-11 23:26:36

Unbiased Measure of Diagnostic Quality is Shared by Miraca Life Sciences Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Today, Miraca Life Sciences (MLS), the largest independent anatomical pathology lab in the United States, reported that they are now adopting a new benchmark to objectively measure the quality of anatomical pathology services and diagnostic accuracy. MLS announced that they will begin publishing their concordance rates with outside academic institutions as an unbiased measure of...


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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...

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2011-04-28 17:50:48

Wolbachia is a genus of bacteria which infects arthropod species, including a high proportion of insects (~60% of species). It is one of the world's most common parasitic microbes and possibly the most common reproductive parasite in biosphere. Studies have suggested that 25-70% of all insect species are estimated to be potential hosts. Marshall Hertig and Burt Wolbach first identified the bacterium in 1924 in a species of mosquito. Hertig described the genus as Wolbachia pipientis. Not...

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2011-04-28 15:17:59

Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a curved, rod-shaped, Gram-negative bacterium found in brackish saltwater, which, when ingested, causes gastrointestinal illness in humans. V. parahaemolyticus is oxidase positive, facultatively aerobic, and does not form spores. This species is motile, with a single, polar flagellum. Ingestion of raw or undercooked seafood is the most common cause of the acute gastroenteritis caused by V. parahaemolyticus. Infection can also occur from fecal-oral route as well...

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2011-04-14 15:49:49

Burkholderia cepacia complex (BCC), is a group of catalase-producing, non-lactose-fermenting Gram-negative bacteria composed of at least nine different species. It is an important human pathogen that often causes pneumonia in immunocompromised individuals with underlying lung disease. They are typically found in water and soil and can survive for prolonged periods in moist environments. Spread between people occurs often in hospitals, clinics, and camps. Infected hosts are often treated in...

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2011-04-14 13:54:22

Actinomyces israelii is a species of Actinomyces and is sometimes known as the "most misdiagnosed disease" since it is often confused with neoplasms. It is a colonizer of the vagina, colon, and mouth. Infection happens through breach of the mucosal barrier during various procedures, aspiration, or pathologies such as diverticulitis. The chronic phase is also known as the classic phase due to the acute, early phase being commonly missed by health care providers. It is characterized by slow...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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