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2014-06-13 23:01:29

Growing residential mosquito spraying company will showcase its turnkey franchise system for potential independent business owners in the Northeast. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation will introduce its innovative mosquito and tick control franchise opportunity to prospective franchisees at New York City’s International Franchise Expo to be held at the Javits Center in New York City. The international event, which offers prospective entrepreneurs a...

2014-06-13 20:21:28

Father, Advocate, and Seven-Time Lung Cancer Survivor Inspires Awareness WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation announces Richard Heimler, seven-time lung cancer survivor and father of two, as the June LUNGevity Hero for his advocacy and awareness-raising. Since his diagnosis in spring 2004, Richard has jumped into action - fighting the disease for a remarkable ten years while also advocating for more funds for important, lifesaving lung cancer research....

2014-06-12 12:28:25

LONDON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Colorectal Cancer - Pipeline Review, H1 2014 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/colorectal_cancer_pipeline_review_h1_2013.html Colorectal Cancer - Pipeline Review, H1 2014 Summary Global Markets Direct's, 'Colorectal Cancer - Pipeline Review, H1 2014', provides an overview of the Colorectal Cancer's therapeutic pipeline. This report provides comprehensive information...

2014-06-12 08:27:08

PHILADELPHIA, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amirsys' point-of-care decision support technology to augment Elsevier's evidence-based clinical solutions suite Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today the acquisition of Amirsys [http://www.amirsys.com ]. Focused on visually oriented medical disciplines like radiology,...

2014-06-11 23:09:49

Dr. William Croft's new novel addresses major insurance company conspiracy based on well-documented fact. MADISON, Wisc. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 What is scarier than disease? Mass cover-up of the cause. Dr. William Croft has successfully identified illness utilizing anatomic pathology for over 38 years, including diagnosing toxic mold, arsenic, petroleum, asbestos, and Chronic Wasting Disease in humans. Croft’s latest discovery involves serious controversy: Man-made prions were used...

2014-06-11 08:30:00

FLEMINGTON, N.J., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is the second most common cancer among men and women and the leading cause of death in the United States. In 2014, it is estimated that 224,210 people will be diagnosed with lung cancer. Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center was selected as the only cancer facility in New Jersey to offer a clinical study on a new investigational lung cancer drug called Nivolumab, developed by Bristol-Myers...

2014-06-10 23:11:18

Market Size - $1,510.9 million in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 6.4%, Market Trends–Increase in demand for less invasive biopsy procedures, new report by Grand View Research. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/biopsy-devices-industry. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The global market for biopsy devices is expected to reach USD 2,335.1 million by 2020 growing at a CAGR of 6.4%, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing global...

2014-06-05 23:11:33

Frost & Sullivan sees building digital connections between physicians and their patients as the future of pathology and awards Corista its New Product Innovation Leadership Award in Image-Centric Workflow Platforms for Digital Pathology. Concord, MA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 According to Frost & Sullivan, within seven years, most laboratories will switch to a digitized pathology workflow. However, there remain a number of challenges within digital pathology that extend beyond the mere...

2014-06-05 23:07:11

Voicebrook Releases New VoiceOver® Structured Results Entry Module, Powered by Dragon® Medical 360 Speech Recognition Technology Lake Success, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Voicebrook, Inc. today announced the release of its latest VoiceOver® module providing Structured Results Entry (SRE) for cancer reporting. VoiceOver® SRE, which is now available, helps pathologists comply with the College of American Pathologists’ (CAP) reporting guidelines. “In the past,...

2014-06-03 12:21:47

University of Colorado Denver ASCO education session focuses on oncologist-pathologist communication As targeted therapies become more available, increasing opportunity exists to match treatments to the genetics of a specific cancer. But in order to make this match, oncologists have to know these genetics. This requires molecular testing of patient samples. An education session presented today at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 2014 details the...


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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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'