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2014-04-24 23:11:52

In this role, Dr. Kaplan takes on a dual responsibility to provide a pathologist’s perspective on Corista’s product development, and increase market adoption of digital pathology to improve healthcare and reduce overall healthcare costs. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Dr. Kaplan joins Corista as Chief Medical Officer, effective April 17, 2014. Dr. Kaplan is a practicing Pathologist and recognized thought leader in digital pathology. Dr. Kaplan’s widely read Digital Pathology...

2014-04-24 12:54:13

Rates for all other cancers, except female lung cancer, continue to fall Pancreatic cancer is the only cancer for which deaths are predicted to increase in men and women rather than decrease in 2014 and beyond, according to a comprehensive study published in the leading cancer journal Annals of Oncology today (Thursday). The study by researchers in Italy and Switzerland shows that the proportion of deaths due to any sort of cancer is expected to fall overall in Europe in 2014. There are...

2014-04-23 23:16:36

Experienced and Certified Laboratory and Information Systems Executive to Advance Visiun’s National Expansion Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Visiun is poised for tremendous growth. To help drive this growth, Visiun has appointed Tim C. Bickley, MT(ASCP),MBA,CPHIMS Director of Sales-North America. “Tim’s experience in healthcare, specifically laboratory and information systems, coupled with his stellar track record, will be a key driver for our growth. He understands the...

2014-04-22 12:31:49

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: MediPoint: Biopsy Devices - EU Analysis and Market Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/medipoint_biopsy_devices_eu_analysis_market_forecasts.html MediPoint: Biopsy Devices - EU Analysis and Market Forecasts SummaryCancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the body. It can affect numerous organs and tissues of the body. When a patient is suspected...

2014-04-21 23:03:08

New research report “Tissue Diagnostics Market by Technology (Immunohistochemistry, in Situ Hybridization, Digital pathology & Workflow, Special Staining), Disease (Breast Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Lymphoma, Prostate Cancer, Non Small Cell Lung Cancer and Others), Product (Instruments and Consumables), End-Users (Hospitals, Pharmaceutical companies, Research Laboratories, Contract Research Organizations and Others) & by Region (The Americas, Europe, BRIC, Japan & RoW) - Trends...

2014-04-21 08:26:03

College to Host Celebrations During Medical Laboratory Professionals Week April 20-26 ATLANTA, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's been said "It takes a village" to raise a child; but when it comes to diagnosing diseases and healthcare symptoms, "It takes a Medical Laboratory Technician." That's because Laboratory Professionals Get Results! Responsible for accurately performing the laboratory tests that lead to high quality patient care, medical laboratory technicians (MLTs) might...

2014-04-18 23:06:05

CDI, the Center for Diagnostic Imaging Miami, announces a new, non-surgical breast biopsy procedure. Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 A biopsy is a minimally-invasive procedure that removes a sample of abnormal tissue that has been previously detected for accurate diagnosis and treatment planning. This type of procedure is most commonly used to diagnose, and sometimes treat, lumps found in the breast tissue. The Center for Diagnostic Imaging of Miami announces a new biopsy procedure that...

2014-04-18 13:44:32

The presence of chronic inflammation in benign prostate tissue was associated with high-grade, or aggressive, prostate cancer, and this association was found even in those with low prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. An analysis of prostate tissue biopsies collected from some participants of the placebo arm of the Prostate Cancer Prevention...

2014-04-17 23:02:49

Medical animation and illustration firm promotes health literacy through popular social media channels. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Nucleus Medical Media offers no-charge informational medical animations in recognition of May 2014 as Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says, “Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer. UV...

2014-04-17 12:29:51

LONDON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:MediPoint: Biopsy Devices - US Analysis and Market Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/medipoint_biopsy_devices_us_analysis_market_forecasts.htmlMediPoint: Biopsy Devices - US Analysis and Market ForecastsSummaryCancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the body. It can affect numerous organs and tissues of the body. When a patient is suspected 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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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
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  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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