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IU School of Optometry named national vision research center

... Burns, principal investigator on the grant. burns has been continuously funded by NEI since 1982. Joining burns as co-investigators are: School of Optometry ... and for training future vision researchers," burns said. "By funding improvements in electronics, ...

Boston Scientific Announces Two Directors Leave Board as Burns Named CEO of Xerox and Johnson Confirmed as Under Secretary of Energy

... (NYSE: BSX ) today announced that Ursula burns and Kristina Johnson have resigned from the ... industry and government, respectively. Ms. burns has been named Chief Executive Officer of the ... Prior to their most recent appointments, Ms. burns was President of Xerox, and Dr. Johnson was ...

MTF, Largest Tissue Bank, Provides Skin for Victims of Santa Barbara Wildfires

... the blaze, two suffered second and third degree burns and required skin graft surgery. MTF's donated ... who need tissue in time of crisis. Our skin for burns is processed in our Costa Mesa facility, and we ... specializing in the comprehensive treatment of burns -- from acute care and reconstruction, to ...

Losing the Last Ten Pounds is the Hardest Part of any Diet Confirms Weight-Loss Expert and Author Dr. Sanford Siegal

... that the more one weighs, the more calories he burns just transporting his own weight. As a dieter sheds pounds, the amount of calories he burns simply going about his normal routine decreases. ... Dr. Siegal. "A person who weighs 250 pounds burns many more calories performing the same activity ...

American Families Unaware of Burn Dangers at Home

... are actions they could take to reduce the risk of burns in their home, nearly half (44 percent) say they haven't done so because they don't believe burns are a serious danger where they live. In ... the threat hot water, liquid or steam burns pose to their loved ones, especially young ...

New York Attorney Obtains $2.25 Million Verdict for Client Injured on Grounds of Bronx Eye Surgery Clinic

... burns & Harris law firm prevails on behalf of ... in the New York City-based litigation firm of burns & Harris, prevailed in a hotly contested ... for his clients. For more information about burns & Harris, please go to www.burnsharris.com ...

Exercise Might Slow Brain Shrinkage in Alzheimer's Patients

... how much work someone is capable of doing," burns explained. Participants walked on a treadmill ... is a measure of how physically fit they are," burns said. MRI scans measured brain atrophy. The ... there was a strong correlation between the two," burns explained. "We're limited because of the study ...

Potential dangers faced by narcoleptics who use nicotine outlined in new abstract

... smoking. Twenty-five percent smoked in bed. burns were reported by 75 percent involving clothing, ... because sleepiness worsened without nicotine. burns are a potentially serious complication for patients smoking nicotine. Although burns appear to be common in our preliminary survey, ...

AMICAS Appoints Joseph D. Hill to Its Board of Directors and Promotes Kevin C. Burns to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

... In addition, the company has promoted Kevin C. burns as senior vice president and chief ... Joe as a member of our board of directors." burns Promoted to Chief Financial Officer "AMICAS has ... and information management solutions company." burns brings more than 15 years of experience in ...

UF researchers warn parents about dangers of childhood foot burns

... of the leading causes of pediatric foot and ankle burns in the southeastern United States. In what is ... 69 percent of the 155 pediatric foot and ankle burns reviewed were caused by children walking on hot ... We wanted to look at our experience with these burns because it appeared to us, anecdotally, that we ...

Burn injuries take devastating toll on nation's children

... Annually in the United States, fires and burns result in almost 4,000 deaths and more than ... $212 million in hospital inpatient charges. burns are a major source of pediatric death and ... at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. burns often require long periods of rehabilitation, ...

Dermatologists Warn Fitness Enthusiasts: Don't Let Exercise-Related Skin Problems Outweigh the Benefits of Physical Activity

... in treating this type of acne." Turf burns Originally termed for outdoor athletes, turf burns (or road rash) are nasty abrasions that can occur ... the quickest healing and to avoid scarring, turf burns need to be cleaned and covered with petroleum ...

£1 million donation for burns research in Wales

... support vital research at a major UK Centre for burns Research based at Cardiff University and ... Study at the Healing Foundation UK Centre for burns Research. The Healing Foundation, a national ... with Cardiff University, the Welsh Centre for burns and Plastic Surgery at Morriston Hospital, ...

Scientists Find Way to Make 'Good' Brown Fat

... against obesity and type 2 diabetes. Brown fat is "good" fat because it burns energy, acting as a furnace, to help regulate body temperature by ... for thermogenesis [heat production], to prevent shivering. It basically burns off calories," explained Dr. Jacob Warman, chief of endocrinology at The ...

ConvaTec Launches New AQUACEL(R) Ag Dressing with Strengthening Fiber

... leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, partial thickness (second degree) burns and surgical incisions. Notes to editors About new AQUACEL ... Comparative study of Aquacel(R) and Silverol(R) treatment in burns. Ann burns Fire Disasters . 2004; 17(4):201-207. G0-AG-89 Bowler PG, Jones ...

Manhattan Personal Injury Attorney Blames Insurance Industry For Negative Perception Of Civil Justice System

... the coffee was a scalding 190 degrees, which could cause third degree burns seconds. It turned out McDonald's purposely kept the coffee scalding hot ... had already received more than 700 complaints and claims of serious burns from customers in the 10 years prior to this trial. In many of these ...

New Study Indicates Changes in Cigarette Design Have Increased Lung Cancer Risk and Tobacco Regulation Can Greatly Reduce Lung Cancer

... and SRNT-Europe in Dublin. The study was conducted by researchers David burns and Christy Anderson of the University of California-San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. burns is a well-known tobacco control scientist who has served as author, ...

NC State develops new test method to measure stored heat in firefighter suits

... firefighters. A particular area of current interest is how to address the burns received by firefighters when they are not directly in contact with fire - ... Textile Protection and Comfort Center (T-PACC). "Firefighters are getting burns without ever coming in direct contact with the flames. It is a serious ...

Safety Tips That Will Earn Barbecuers a 'Well Done'

... Putting common sense on menu is best way to avoid grill burns and accidents, experts say SATUDAY, April 11 (HealthDay News) ... of Texas Medical School at Houston, said in a university news release. burns are the most common type of barbecue-related injury, King said. And ...

ARVO 2009 award recipients

... Meeting this May. The Cogan Award The 2009 recipient is Marie burns of the University of California, Davis. She received her PhD from Duke University and completed he postdoctoral work at Stanford University. Dr. burns is continuing her investigation into the molecular mechanisms of ...

Smith & Nephew Announces Symposium for Optimizing Outcomes in Burn Care

... for the preparation, protection and progression towards healing of complex burns and other soft tissue injuries, helping clinicians at every stage of burn ... Preparing the wound bed utilizing VERSAJET(TM) in burns and soft tissue injuries -- Rajiv Sood, MD, FACS Professor of Plastic and ...

Alzheimer's Drug May Someday Help Head Trauma Victims

... and that they appear to play a very important role in secondary injury," burns said. He and his colleagues first conducted tests that showed that ... we hope can be readily tested in patients with traumatic brain injury," burns said. Georgetown University has applied for a patent for the ...

Teens' Lung Health Is Linked to Their Diet

... and antioxidants in the diet for reducing wheeze among asthmatic children, burns added. Adolescence is a period of rapid physical change, so it should ... toward teenagers should also focus on smoking prevention and cessation," burns said. "That being said," she added, "adolescents in this country do not ...

Skin Patches Can Cause Burns During MRIs

... Administration warned Thursday that some medication skin patches can cause burns if worn while patients undergo an MRI. Thursday's warning applies to ... "To date, the FDA has only a few reports of patients experiencing skin burns from these patches. It's mostly characterized as a bad sunburn," she said, ...

EntreMed Reports Clinical Program Progress and Company Update

... ) During the presentation, Mr. burns reiterated the development status of the Company's pipeline of ... engaged in partnering discussions for the Panzem(R) RA program. Mr. burns commented on the update, "Increased royalty revenues and strategic cost ...

American Council on Exercise (ACE) Studies Impact of Boot Camp-Style Workouts

... and strength training. The study concluded the average exerciser burns approximately 9.8 calories per minute during a typical boot camp-style ... that offers variety, provides some strength training and, effectively burns calories." A complete study summary appears in the July/August 2008 ...

Strategies for preventing gastrointestinal complications in severely burned patients

... The study reviewed the clinical data of 219 patients with large area burns in recent more than 20 years, who were classified into different stages ... from changes in therapies of gastrointestinal dysfunction following severe burns over the last 30 years. ...

From beach to backyard, caution can reduce firepit burns

... "And all of these accidents are preventable." Cinat has noticed more burns as camping and backyard firepits have become more popular. About half of ... beach firepit. She was treated at the UCI Regional Burn Center for severe burns on both feet. For months afterward, the simple act of walking in sneakers ...

Derma Sciences Receives FDA Clearance to Sell MEDIHONEY(TM) Over the Counter

... will provide consumers with expanded access to the products for wounds and burns that do not require the attention of a medical professional. CEO Ed ... to offer the only 100% natural FDA cleared product for wounds and burns that has been tested through rigorous randomized controlled studies. This ...

Childhood Cancer Survivors Prone to Early Heart Trouble

... by a factor of more than five, according to the study. Dr. Karen burns is clinical director of the ATP5+ Clinic for Childhood Cancer Survivors at ... cancer survivors is already in place in many specialized facilities, burns said she hoped that, "if this study is available to the general public, it ...

Daytime TV Addresses the Onslaught of MRSA Cases in U.S.

... This ointment-like gel is applied directly to minor cuts, scrapes and burns -- like any other first aid ointment. The difference is that Staphaseptic ... Five Steps for Prevention 1) Treat and cover wounds. Cuts, scrapes and burns are the most common ways of MRSA entering the body to start an ...

Exercising judgment: The psychology of fitness

... the surgeon generals daily requirements. Changing linen for 15 minutes burns approximately 40 calories, they told the attendants. And vacuuming for 15 minutes burns about 50 calories. The other group was not given this knowledge. When they ...

Holiday Electrical Safety Tips for Children

... leading causes of home fires during the holidays. -- To prevent both burns and electrical shocks, don't give young children a toy that must be ... their fingers or other objects through the protective guards, causing burns or shock. ESFI reminds everyone that electricity is a powerful tool. It ...

An eye for an eye: using stem cells to treat damaged eyes and a rare skin disorder

... and for decades doctors have taken small samples of these cells from burns patients and cultured the cells into new skin that can be grafted onto the ... sight. Professor De Lucas team decided to take a leaf from the way that burns are treated and grow a new cornea from limbar stem cells taken from the ...

New approaches to reduce scarring

... in the field. Annually, over 1 million people require treatment for burns in the United States, 2 million are injured in motor vehicle accidents, ... cost at least $4 billion per annum in the US alone. And the incidence of burns and traumatic injuries is even greater in the developing world. ...

ConvaTec Launches Versiva(R) XC(R) Campaign and Best Practice Statement

... trials across a range of chronic and acute wounds, including pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, partial thickness (second degree) burns and surgical incisions. About ConvaTec ConvaTec is a leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies that have helped ...

Chesson Labs Liquid Bandage Product NUVADERM(TM) Receives FDA 510(k) Market Clearance

... healthcare professionals and directly to consumers. The FDA has cleared claims on the product "to cover intact skin and minor cuts, scrapes, burns or irritations of the skin, to help keep them clean and dry and help protect them from infection." The fast application, drying and coverage ...

ConvaTec Launches Hydrofiber(R) Technology Web Site

... trials across a range of chronic and acute wounds, including pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, partial thickness (second degree) burns and surgical incisions. About ConvaTec ConvaTec is a leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies that have ...

US Farms, Inc. Launches New Aloe Vera Skin Gel Product

... selected distributors and retailers. US Farms Aloe Vera Gel Uses : Sunburns Hair Gel Shaving Gel burns Rashes Blisters for quick relief Prevent scarring Eczema Remove eye makeup Cuts Scrapes ...

Gold's Gym Debunks America's Most Common Fitness Myths

... appearance. Also, weight training builds muscle density, which is key to fighting osteoporosis. MYTH #4: Exercising long and slow burns more fat. FACT: Your body uses fat for energy while exercising at a lower intensity, but training at a high intensity will burn ...
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