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NHP Reports 2009 Second Quarter Results

... interests in two of our medical office building joint ventures for $4.3 million. On July 27, ... loans and properties owned by unconsolidated joint ventures, totaled 579 properties among the ... Depreciation in income from unconsolidated joint ventures 1,312 1,131 2,618 2,246 ...

Amgen and Wyeth Statement on FDA Announcement About Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) Blockers

... children before age 16 and can cause painful joint swelling, deformity and stunted growth. ... for reducing signs and symptoms, keeping joint damage from getting worse, and improving physical ... for reducing signs and symptoms, keeping joint damage from getting worse, and improving physical ...

Access to America's Orthopaedic Services Act of 2009 Introduced in the Senate

... to lowering the cost of treating bone and joint conditions -- with a current annual domestic ... preventative measures. "Bone loss, joint pain, and debilitating trauma are among the many ... public and the medical community about bone and joint health. It's costing us billions of dollars each ...

Biomarker Could Predict Severe Osteoarthritis

... Those with highest levels are more apt to have joint replacement, study finds THURSDAY, ... protein strongly predict the risk of hip and knee joint replacement as a result of severe osteoarthritis, ... start of the study were most likely to undergo joint replacement, the study found. VCAM-1 is expressed ...

Protein level may serve as predictor of severe osteoarthritis

... Osteoarthritis (OA), the most common joint disorder throughout the world and a leading cause of disability, is characterized by pain, impaired joint mobility, reduction of muscular strength and loss of joint function. Unlike most other common diseases, ...

Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp. and TorreyPines Therapeutics, Inc. Announce Merger Agreement

... statement on Form S-4, which shall include a joint proxy statement/prospectus, with the U.S. ... of Raptor and TorreyPines are urged to read the joint proxy statement/prospectus to be included in a ... stockholders will be able to obtain a copy of the joint proxy statement/prospectus, as well as other ...

VIDEO from Medialink and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: American Joint Replacement Registry Announced

... Surgeons (AAOS) has incorporated the American joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), a nonprofit ... to collecting and reporting on hip and knee joint replacement procedures. AAOS believes this ... The goal of a national joint registry is to monitor device performance, ...

OrthoDynamix LLC Launches ArthroSteer(TM): Reaching New Limits in Arthroscopy

... of its new enabling technology that will address joint pain issues from sports injuries, genetic damage ... multi-control device Steer and reach around joint capsule structures while interacting with tissue ... can deliver enabling technology for the repair of joint capsules," said OrthoDynamix' CEO Bill Dennis. ...

American Joint Replacement Registry Announced

... Surgeons (AAOS) has incorporated the American joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), a nonprofit ... to collecting and reporting on hip and knee joint replacement procedures. AAOS believes this ... best practice. The goal of a national joint registry is to monitor device performance, ...

Resurrection Health Care Primary Stroke Care Programs Awarded Accreditation from Joint Commission

... That's why we're proud to announce that The joint Commission granted all seven (7) Resurrection ... . RHC was awarded these distinctions after the joint Commission conducted daylong on-site reviews of ... Director, Disease-Specific Care Certification, joint Commission. Now, a patient anywhere in ...

Texas Health Resources and Medfinders, Inc. Form Joint Venture to Recruit and Manage Contract Medical Professionals

... Resources and Medfinders, Inc., have formed a joint venture designed to help Texas Health hospitals ... staffing programs for healthcare providers. The joint venture, operating as Texas Health SingleSource ... Texas Health contributes to the joint venture its extensive clinical and patient care ...

AMERIGROUP Public Policy Institute, Black Leadership Forum, Inc. Convene Summit to Examine Preterm Birth Policy Solutions

... The summit will feature presentations by the joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, the ... PhD, Research Associate, Health Policy Institute, joint Center for Political and Economic Studies; ... Institute The Public Policy Institute, a joint venture of AMERIGROUP Corporation and the ...

For Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Surveyed Rheumatologists and Patients Differ In Their Perception of Bristol-Myers Squibb's Orencia

... targeting key resonance drivers such as improving joint symptoms, slowing progression of joint damage and helping patients function in basic ... should emphasize slowing progression of joint damage and helping patients function in basic ...

Kaiser Permanente Wins National Award for Technology-Supported Patient Care and Efficiency

... programs recognized include: Total joint replacement registry . Kaiser Permanente has the ... and fastest-growing population-based total joint replacement registry, with data on more than 75,000 joint replacement surgeries - making it possible to ...

Abbott Reports Strong Second Quarter Results; Confirms Double-Digit Earnings Growth Outlook for 2009

... from TAP Pharmaceutical Products Inc. joint venture -- (17) n/m Other ... of the TAP Pharmaceutical Products Inc. joint venture transaction and a gain of $52 million ... Takeda associated with the conclusion of the TAP joint venture. 2) 2009 Net Earnings Excluding ...

Board-Certified Cardiologist Dr. Stephen Sinatra Featured on Searchjointpain.com

... informational Web site devoted to all aspects of joint and muscle conditions and solutions. ... informational Web site devoted to all aspects of joint and muscle conditions and solutions. On ... osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, knee joint pain, shoulder pain, back ...

Obesity Contributes to Rapid Cartilage Loss

... wear and tear, injury, misalignment of the joint or other factors, including osteoarthritis. ... cases, can completely wear away, leaving the joint without a cushion. The bones rub together, ... the joints) and effusion (abnormal build-up of joint fluid). Excess weight was significantly ...

Obesity contributes to rapid cartilage loss

... wear and tear, injury, misalignment of the joint or other factors, including osteoarthritis. ... cases, can completely wear away, leaving the joint without a cushion. The bones rub together, ... the joints) and effusion (abnormal build-up of joint fluid). Excess weight was significantly ...

Patient Enrollment Complete for Phase I/II Clinical Trial for GALNS for Morquio A Syndrome

... walking, recurrent infections, impaired bone and joint function, dysmorphology and an overall impaired ... a systemic skeletal dysplasia, short stature, and joint abnormalities, which limit mobility and ... I), a product that was developed through a 50/50 joint venture with Genzyme Corporation; and Kuvan(R) ...

Analysis of Four Large Post-Marketing Surveillance Studies Describe Clinical Effects of Sucrose-Formulated Recombinant Factor VIII

... of rFVIII-FS had significantly reduced median joint bleeds per 6-month treatment period (zero events ... effect of prophylactic treatment on the number of joint bleeds in adult men with severe hemophilia A ... 20 adult men, results showed the median number of joint bleeds per patient per 6-month treatment period ...

Shoulder Surgery Helps Athletes Get Back in the Game

... Total joint replacement doesn't keep most people sidelined ... within six months of having a total shoulder joint replacement, new study findings show. U.S. ... patients, aged 47 to 93, who had total shoulder joint replacement performed by a single surgeon between ...

Shoulder Surgery Doesn't Prevent Return to Sports, According to New Study

... weekend warriors can keep playing after shoulder joint replacement Keystone, CO (Vocus) July 10, 2009 -- Replacing a joint in any part of the body often leads to a long ... an older individual who receives a total shoulder joint replacement can return to full participation ...

Shoulder Surgery Doesn't Prevent Return to Sports, According to New Study presented at AOSSM Annual Meeting

... weekend warriors can keep playing after shoulder joint replacement Keystone, CO (Vocus) July 10, 2009 -- Replacing a joint in any part of the body often leads to a long ... an older individual who receives a total shoulder joint replacement can return to full participation ...

Screen All Newborns for Hip Dysplasia, Study Urges

... defect in newborns -- occurs when a hip joint is shallow or unstable or when the joint is dislocated. Infants with the condition can ... in the July issue of the Journal of Bone and joint Surgery . "Our study confirms that ...

Nutrition 21 Launches New Innovative PRESCRIPTIX(TM) Nutraceuticals Product Line

... Dosages to Address Bone Density, Heart Health and joint Health PURCHASE, N.Y., July 7 ... health, enhance memory and address chronic joint pain today announced the newest addition to its ... nutrients to enhance bone density, heart, and joint health. PRESCRIPTIX-OP ...

Foundation Radiology Group Receives First-Ever National Accreditation

... to announce its recent accreditation by the joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare ... national quality and safety requirements. As a joint Commission-certified organization, FRG has ... standards in their field. FRG can now display the joint Commission's gold seal, which is a visible ...

Dr. Julian Whitaker Featured on Searchjointpain.com

... informational Web site devoted to all aspects of joint and muscle conditions and solutions. ... informational Web site devoted to all aspects of joint and muscle conditions and solutions. On ... osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, knee joint pain, shoulder pain , back pain ...

Texas Health Resources Recognized by National Business Group on Health as Leading Employer Promoting Healthy Lifestyles for Employees

... presented June 24 in Washington, D.C. during the joint Summit of the Institutes on Health Care Costs and ... with physicians. Texas Health Partners is a joint venture development and management company owned ... Health Resources. Texas Health MedSynergies is a joint venture that offers physicians a range of office ...

Infants Should Be Screened for Hip Trouble

... in newborns. The condition occurs when a hip joint is shallow, unstable or when the joint is dislocated. Infants with the condition are ... the July 2009 issue of The Journal of Bone and joint Surgery (JBJS) finds that screening all infants ...

Joint Replacement Patients with Diabetes Greatly Benefit from Controlled Glucose

... -- Diabetics undergoing total joint replacement often are at a higher risk of ... the July 2009 issue of The Journal of Bone and joint Surgery (JBJS) , those complications are less ... as likely to experience a stroke or death after joint replacement surgery; and About twice as ...

Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Marc W. Hungerford, a Leading Expert in Field of Avascular Necrosis, Now at Baltimore's Mercy Medical Center

... downtown hospital's Medical Director of joint Replacement and Reconstruction, Dr. Thomas ... shoulder arthroscopy Pelvic osteotomy joint replacement Minimally invasive joint replacement ...

University of Leeds wins $18 million funding to improve the quality of our old age

... Council (EPSRC) have today (Thursday) announced joint funding for the centre, based in the Institute of ... a world-leading research centre for artificial joint replacements both dedicated to creating new ... in medical and biological engineering. Though joint replacements have been carried out since the ...

Toray to establish water treatment R&D center at NTU in Singapore

... in the area of membrane fouling mechanism. The joint research will be led by Professor Ng who is also ... to the anticipated breakthroughs arising from our joint efforts." Mr Manohar Khiatani, Deputy Managing ... signed an MOU regarding water treatment-related joint development with PUB. Under the agreement, PUB ...

Pointer Announces Negotiations by Shagrir for Formation of a Joint Venture With a Third Party for the Provision of Services to Insurance Companies in the Field of Dental Care

... Systems Ltd., is negotiating the formation of a joint venture with Multimatrix Ltd., a public company ... Aviv Stock Exchange. The purpose of the joint venture is the possible purchase of 50% of ... between Shagrir and Multimatrix and between the joint venture and IRM Group would be subject, among ...

Women's Health Expert Dr. Susan Lark Featured on Searchjointpain.com

... informational Web site devoted to all aspects of joint and muscle conditions and solutions. ... informational Web site devoted to all aspects of joint and muscle conditions and solutions. On ... osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, knee joint pain, shoulder pain, back ...

CetylMax(R) and Flexadren(R) Win Federal Lawsuit - Court Rules Against Imagenetix

... Cetylated Fatty Acids (CFA's) products aiding in joint support and pain relief, announced today that ... demonstrated to help support, and indeed restore joint health and flexibility. CFA's are marketed under ... the benefits of CFA's include the enhancement of joint fluids that cushion bones and joints ¿ to ...

Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy (PRP) Accelerates Healing of Joint Injuries, Osteoarthritis Pain

... where many Orthopaedists are not performing total joint replacements because of reduced reimbursement ... a relatively simple, non-surgical treatment for joint Injuries & arthritis. It uses the patient's ... intensity, and compete without worrying about joint limitations. PRP has returned ...

Joint Commission President Emeritus Joins Truman Medical Centers' Board of Directors

... June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- President Emeritus of The joint Commission, Dennis O'Leary, M.D., will join the ... work during his tenure as President of The joint Commission. "TMC is honored to have Dr. ... Kansas City healthcare safety net." The joint Commission is the leading healthcare accrediting ...

Children's Hospital Boston, CompuCyte Corporation Establish International Quantitative Imaging Cytometry Center

... said Dr. Leslie Silberstein, Director of the joint Program in Transfusion Medicine and Center for ... Leslie Silberstein, M.D., Director of the joint Program in Transfusion Medicine, Children's ... Luo, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology, joint Program in Transfusion Medicine, Children's ...

Surgery Teams Across the U.S. Take Time Out in the Operating Room

... too frequently in operating rooms even though The joint Commission requires all accredited health care ... on Surgical & Perioperative Safety, and The joint Commission to remind professionals, health care ... assist health care providers in implementing The joint Commission Universal Protocol. The tool kit ...
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