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2015-03-06 12:26:17

BOULDER, Col., March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NEBA Health announces today that Brain and Behavior has published validation results for the first biomarker cleared by FDA to assist a

2015-03-06 08:26:46

WILMINGTON, Del., March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lucerne Biosciences, LLC announced today the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's publication of U.S. Patent Application No.

2015-03-06 08:26:37

PINEHURST, N.C., Mar. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Animal Health is the creator of the Assisi Loop(TM), a non-pharmaceutical and anti-inflammatory device (NPAID).

2015-03-05 23:04:43

A joint statement of more than 30 researchers and physicians is a “watershed moment” for this syndrome that affects 1 in 200 children in the United States. Menlo

2015-03-05 23:01:15

The Firm is representing numerous clients in Risperdal lawsuits that have been filed in the Pennsylvania mass tort proceeding, all of whom allegedly developed gynecomastia due to treatment with

2015-03-05 16:27:11

DALLAS, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Epic Health Services Inc., a portfolio company of Webster Capital and a

2015-03-05 12:29:54

- Between March 5 and May 31, 2015, for every purchase of K9 Advantix® II flea and tick preventive, Bayer will donate $1 per package to K9s for Warriors -- up to $150,000[1] SHAWNEE, Kan.

2015-03-05 12:29:48

PEKIN, Ill., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- When the 2015 iaedp Symposium officially opens on March 19 in Phoenix, it will begin with the traditional Presentation of the Colors by the Luke Air

2015-03-05 12:29:44

LONDON, ON, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Dr.

2015-03-05 12:27:57

NEW YORK, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Best-selling author Faith tells a compelling story of love and redemption as it collides with the plight of PTSD.


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Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

Ornithophobia
2013-12-24 13:20:48

Ornithophobia is a type of specific phobia involving an irrational fear of birds. The origin of the word ornitho is Greek meaning bird and phobia is Greek meaning fear. The fear of birds is not uncommon and it comes from the menacing and darker image of some birds of prey. Some people might only fear predatory birds, such as vultures, while others can even be afraid of household pets like budgies. People who suffer from this phobia might fear that they will be attacked by a bird or might...

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...

Phobophobia
2013-12-24 12:34:07

Phobophobia is a phobia defined as the fear of phobias, or the fear of fear, including intense anxiety and unrealistic and persistent fear of the somatic sensations and the feared phobia ensuing. This phobia can also be defined as the fear of developing a phobia. Phobophobia is related to anxiety disorders and panic attacks directly linked to other types of phobias, such as agoraphobia. When a patient has developed this phobia, their condition might be diagnosed and treated as part of anxiety...

Cynophobia
2013-12-24 10:43:28

Cynophobia, from the Greek kyon meaning dog, and phobos, meaning fear, is the abnormal fear of dogs. This phobia is classified as a specific phobia, under the subtype “animal phobias”. According to Dr. Timothy O. Rentz of the Laboratory for the Study of Anxiety Disorders at the University of Texas, animal phobias are among the most common specific phobias and 36 percent who seek out treatment report being afraid of cats or dogs. Although snakes and spider are among the more common in...

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