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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...

Newest Analysis For Human Microbiome Project Re-defines What's Healthy
2014-04-17 08:54:25

[ Watch The Video: Scientists Re-Define What’s Healthy In New Human Microbiome Project Analysis ] University of Michigan Health System Study in Nature shows wide variation in the collection of bacteria harbored by healthy adults As scientists catalog the trillions of bacteria found in every nook and cranny of the human body, a new look by the University of Michigan shows wide variation in the types of bacteria found in healthy people. Based on their findings in today's...

2014-04-16 16:30:32

NORTHFIELD, Ill., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the American Society of Cytopathology (ASC) announced today the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on initiatives to advance the delivery of cytopathology services and improve patient care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75656 The non-exclusive collaboration will enhance the relationship between the two organizations to advocate excellence in the...

2014-04-14 23:05:49

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Digital Pathology Systems Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/digital-pathology-systems.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Digital Pathology is referred to as creation of image based information environment by the usage of computer technology. It allows the creation, sharing, analysis and...

2014-04-14 14:24:06

Genetic evidence supports role of gene family in cancer development Researchers have found a major piece of genetic evidence that confirms the role of a group of virus-fighting genes in cancer development. Our understanding of the biological processes that cause cancer is limited. UV light and smoking are two well-understood cancer-causing processes. Exposure to either of these processes causes distinguishable patterns of genetic damage, or 'signatures', on the genome that can lead to...

2014-04-09 12:31:53

DUBLIN, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cdqkxc/cervical_cancer) has announced the addition of the "Cervical Cancer Test Market & Patients - Pap Smear, HPV DNA, VIA - Test & Patients - Worldwide" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cdqkxc/cervical_cancer ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Cervical cancer is one of the deadliest...

2014-04-09 12:30:43

Funding to Help Laboratory Professionals Improve Delivery of Patient Testing Guidelines and Cancer Reporting NORTHFIELD, Ill., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of American Pathologists (CAP), the world's largest organization of board-certified pathologists, has been awarded two grants from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The funding, totaling more than $1.25 million, will be used to improve the adoption of evidence-based laboratory testing...

Chikungunya Poised To Become Epidemic In The Americas
2014-04-08 14:10:31

American Society for Microbiology A team of French and Brazilian researchers warn that chikungunya virus is poised to invade, and become epidemic in the Americas according to research published ahead of print in the Journal of Virology. The risk of a "catastrophic" epidemic in the Americas is boosted by the FIFA World Cup, to be held in Brazil next month, what with people coming in from near and from far, says corresponding author Ricardo Lourenco-de-Oliveira of the Instituto Oswaldo...


Latest Pathology Reference Libraries

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...

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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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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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