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Loop Joins Board of Management Health Solutions, Inc.

... Board of Governors and current Partner in radius Ventures, has joined the Board of Directors. ... Board of Governors and current Partner in radius Ventures, has joined the Board of Directors. Loop became a radius Venture Partner in 2007 after having been ...

Surgeon operates to rescue chimp with rare deformity

... at the wrist by traders. This forced the arms radius to grow in a circular manner making her arm ... section of bone was then removed from the radius in order to straighten the limb and a bone plate was inserted into the radius to secure the two ends of the bone. Selling ...

Radius Announces Launch of RAD1901 Clinical Program for the Treatment of Hot Flashes

... CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- radius Health ("Radius") announced today that the Dutch ... to relieve vasomotor symptoms (hot flashes). radius plans to begin a Phase I clinical trial of ... of escalating doses of RAD1901. radius licensed worldwide rights (excluding Japan) to ...

Radius Ventures Announces Promotion of Dr. David Stoffel to Partner

... NEW YORK, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- radius Ventures, a health and life sciences focused ... and continued contribution as we develop radius into a leading health and life sciences venture capital organization". Dr. Stoffel joined radius in 2003 and has played an active role in building ...

Daniel C. Lubin Joins Management Health Solutions, Inc. Board of Directors

... management, announced today that Daniel C. Lubin, a Managing Partner of radius Ventures, has joined the MHS Board of Directors. www.mhsinc.com ... management, announced today that Daniel C. Lubin, a Managing Partner of radius Ventures , has joined the MHS Board of Directors. Mr. Lubin ...

MRI shows new types of injuries in young gymnasts

... joints and possibly ruining them for the future," Dr. Dwek said. The radius is the bone in the forearm that takes the most stress during gymnastics. ... to be looking at injuries every step down the hand all the way from the radius to the small bones in the wrist and on to the ends of the finger bones at ...

MRI Shows New Types of Injuries in Young Gymnasts

... their joints and possibly ruining them for the future," Dr. Dwek said. The radius is the bone in the forearm that takes the most stress during gymnastics. ... to be looking at injuries every step down the hand all the way from the radius to the small bones in the wrist and on to the ends of the finger bones at ...

CtW Investment Group Challenges Longs' Anti-Trust Arguments (NYSE: LDG)

... for consumers within those areas. Finally, the assumption that a 2 mile radius is an appropriate parameter for these areas must be explicitly supported: ... areas - where the bulk of Longs overlaps with Walgreens occur - a larger radius may be more appropriate. We further observe that in the proposed ...

Court of Appeals Reverses Lower Court Decision in Favor of TriMed, Inc. Patent Infringement Case

... the company's Radial Pin Plate and the Ulnar Pin Plate used for the distal radius (wrist) fractures. TriMed introduced the plates in 1995 for use in reducing distal radius fractures often without a need for a post-surgical cast. The plates are ...

ATS Medical Announces First Use of the New ATS CryoMaze 10-S Probe

... The proprietary design utilized in all ATS CryoMaze Probes allows them to be easily shaped by hand without the need for a tool to control the radius of the bends. The probe tip can be repeatedly re-shaped intraoperatively to meet the different anatomic requirements of the individual patient and ...

Gentiva(R) Health Services Acquires Louisiana Home Health Agency

... acquired Mid-State Home Health, one of central Louisiana's top-three home healthcare providers. Established in 1991, Mid-State covers a 50-mile radius from its base in Alexandria that extends across 11 parishes in central Louisiana. Gentiva does not currently operate in this coverage area, but does ...

Air Methods Expands Community-Based Operations Into Eastern Oklahoma

... Effective June 1, 2009, Tulsa Life Flight expanded its services in Eastern Oklahoma with eventual placement of three helicopters within a 50-mile radius of Saint Francis Hospital and St. John Medical Center, extending air ambulance service to more communities in the area. Air Methods will operate a ...

Medical prescription of heroin does not pose neighborhood risk

... 2002 to 2008. What's more, Brochu and his team undertook 150 observational walks in the streets, alleyways, parks and parking lots within a 200-meter radius of the NAOMI clinic in to assess the levels of debris, deviant behavior and observable emergency interventions in the heart of the experimental ...

AAPS Applauds the Resignation of TMB President Roberta Kalafut, Mari Robinson Should Resign Next

... been victimized by complaints. In a letter to State Senator Kyle Janek, Dr. Norman Dozier wrote, "I am the only doctor left in a 150 mile radius that is involved in Pain Management in any form or fashion that has not been sanctioned by ... but God knows she [Kalafut] has been trying." ...

Young Gymnasts Facing Broad Range of New Injuries

... the typical forearm injuries researchers expected. "We were surprised to be looking at injuries every step down the hand, all the way from the radius to the small bones in the wrist and on to the ends of the finger bones at the knuckles," Dwek said. "These types of injuries are likely to develop ...

The physics of explosives and blast helmets

... and other people who are wounded by improvised explosive devices. There are a number of grave risks for people caught within the immediate blast radius of an explosion. These include severe brain trauma (e.g., concussion), pulmonary trauma (e.g., blast lung), and abdominal trauma (e.g., organ ...

CVS Caremark All Kids Can Announces the Opening of a Boundless Playground in Los Angeles to Serve Children of All Abilities

... CVS Caremark and the City of Los Angeles selected this site for a new Boundless playground based on the number of schools located within a one mile radius of the park, the playground's distance from other city parks, and the significant percentage of children with disabilities in the area. CVS Caremark ...

Kevin P. Miller's Film "Generation RX" Reveals Widespread Ethical Conflicts, Risks of Psychiatric Drugs to Children

... Guide" stated, "Generation RX is a film that every parent should see." "Generation RX" is being released by Common radius Films, an Independent media company based in Vancouver, British Columbia. For more information -- to view the trailer, or to obtain a copy of the ...

SEAL Indiana Reports More Than Half of Indianapolis Area School Kids Treated by Program Have Moderate or Severe Dental Decay

... preventive services such as examinations, dental sealants and fluoride varnish treatments. The program travels to schools within a 120-mile radius of Indianapolis to treat children from low-income families who are not receiving or do not have access to routine dental care. From January through ...

Collaborative Efforts Prove Effective for QHR Client Hospital Gritman Medical Center and Neighboring Pullman Regional Hospital

... from eastern Washington state into Idaho. Residents of this area have a variety of choices when it comes to healthcare. In fact, within a 35-mile radius of Moscow, Idaho, and Pullman, Washington (the centers of the Palouse), five hospitals vie for patients - a healthy competition that has not only ...

Earthjustice/EIP Report: Dangerous Mercury Pollution From Unregulated Cement Kilns in U.S. About Twice as High as Levels Previously Projected by EPA

... in Midlothian, Texas. Citizens of Midlothian are burdened by five plants operated by Holcim, Ash Grove and Texas Industries, all within a 6.5 mile radius of each other. Combined, these plants emit just under 200 pounds of mercury on an annual basis, and thousands of tons of other dangerous toxic ...

QUITPLAN(R) Services Can Help Make Father's Day Smoke-Free

... golf clubs. In one year, $1,740, enough for a flat-panel HDTV, and two years after quitting would save $3,480, enough for a zero-turn radius riding lawnmower. And, 35 years of being smoke-free would save more than $60,000, enough to buy a brand new 3.4 liter, 6-cylinder Porsche Boxster ...

SleepQuest Holds Open House

... May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 30, SleepQuest opened the doors of its newest facility in San Carlos, welcoming doctors located within a 20 mile radius to their open house. SleepQuest's entire staff was on hand to mingle with guests and provide tours of the office. Over two dozen local area doctors ...

NuVasive Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... (4,235) (3,061) Investing activities: Cash paid for pedicle screw technology 4,176 - Cash paid for acquisition of radius Medical LLC - (6,970) Purchases of property and equipment (11,369) (1,698) Sales of short-term investments ...

Lung damage in babies with congenital heart disease under study

... genes that enable them to get bigger. That includes producing more nitric oxide, a powerful vasodilator in the body. Its a logical move: If your radius is twice as big, then the amount of shear is less, says Dr. Black. However, muscle cells dont like being distended, so they use growth factors to ...

Nyer Medical Group Completes Acquisition of Minority Interest in Pharmacy Chain Subsidiary; Former Minority Shareholders Invest in Nyer Medical Group and Sign 3-Year Employment Agreements

... this year. "The Southborough location will fill a void within an affluent suburb of Boston as there are no competing pharmacies within a 4 plus mile radius while the Lynn location will be opened in close collaboration with the Lynn Community Health Center and represents further expansion by the company ...

Pennsylvania Gov. Rendell: $10 Million Partnership With Harrisburg Venture Capital Firm Boosts PA's Life Sciences Industry

... for generations of Pennsylvanians." The Commonwealth Financing Authority recently approved the $10 million investment guarantee for the radius Venture Partners III LLC Fund, which is headquartered in Harrisburg. The agreement means Pennsylvania is guaranteeing that up to half of the fund's ...

Rural Residents Get Fewer Organ Transplants: Study

... requires both medical and surgical evaluation, lots of testing, visits to a transplant center. Many of the patients we see live in a 30- to 50-mile radius of Worcester. For them, coming into Worcester is a big deal. So I don't think the results of the study are surprising." Lack of sophistication on ...

Pollution shrinks fetus size: Brisbane study finds

... Dr Adrian Barnett said the study compared the foetus sizes of more than 15,000 ultrasound scans in Brisbane to air pollution levels within a 14km radius of the city. "The study found that mothers with a higher exposure to air pollution had foetuses that were, on average, smaller in terms of ...

Pacific Valley Bank Approves $16.7 Million Loan to Mee Memorial Hospital for Healthcare Services in South Monterey County

... beautiful area with a rich agricultural history, and is the "Gateway to Monterey County". Mee Memorial Hospital is the only hospital within a 60-mile radius and has served the community since 1962. It is also one of the largest employers in South Monterey County. USDA Rural Development offers guaranteed ...

Third Bird Flue Case Found In South Korea

... of flu virus, the government has designated an area within 500-meter radius of the farm as special Quarantine Zone and also decided for conducting surveillance within 10-kilometer radius of the farm. However, till now no human illness has been reported ...

Adolescent Girls More Active If Neighborhoods Have Parks

... cities and counted the average number of public parks within a half-mile radius of the homes of girls in the cities. The girls were fitted with ... study sites include Minneapolis, Minn. (2.2 parks within a half-mile radius of participants); Baltimore, Md. and Washington, D.C. (1.8 parks); San ...

Jalgaon: Third Phase Of Culling Operations Begin

... Vijay Singhal said that the villages had been identified as being within a radius of 10 km as specified by the High Security Animal Diseases Laboratory in ... Health Organization, health officials have quarantined villagers in a radius of three kilometres. About 400 police personnel were patrolling the ...

More Culling in Madhya Pradesh Due to Bird Flu Fears

... Pipalphata and Mukhawara - where the birds are being culled are within a radius of 10 km from Pipari village in Maharashtra's Jalgaon district where some ... of ... movement of humans has been prohibited in a 10-km radius of Ichhapur town," Rajora said. Rajora said that the quick response ...

Bird Flu Test Results Negative: India

... exercise of exterminating hundreds of thousands of birds in a 10-km radius of Navapur to contain the outbreak of the global disease. The ... have decided to restrict movement of people and traffic within a three-km radius of Navapur. The entry and exit by road and rail would be regulated. ...

Antarctic Icebergs Serve as 'hotspots' for Ocean Life

... release far out at sea as they melt. This process produces a "halo effect" with significantly increased nutrients, chlorophyll and krill out to a radius of more than three kilometres, scientists said. The researchers estimate that, overall, the icebergs are raising the biological productivity ...

Six Cases of H5N1 Bird Flu Confirmed in Germany

... found at two lakes near Nuremberg in the past week. Guenther said local authorities had cordoned off an area with a four-kilometre (2.5-mile) radius from where the diseased birds were found. Nobody will be allowed to bring birds into the area or take them out from there for the next three ...

Outdoor Alcohol Ads Boost Urge to Drink in Young Teens

... children, have more positive views of alcohol. As a part of their study the researchers counted the number of alcohol ads within a two-block radius of 63 Chicago schools and compared students' opinions on drinking when they were in sixth grade and again two years later. They found that ...

Bird Flu Reappears in Malaysia

... Isa, head of the disease control section at the Department of Veterinary Services. "We will cull birds within a one kilometre (0.6 mile) radius from the index cases," he said, noting that authorities expected to start killing about 2,000 chickens in the village and surrounding area. ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... Hospital Pediatrician-in-Chief Jon McCullers, MD, was recently invited ... of Nature Reviews Microbiology , one of ... a world-renowned infectious disease specialist, and chair of ... Tennessee Health Science Center, analyzed the epidemiology and ... 1968 pandemics, as well as more recent 2009 ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... MAYWOOD, Il. (April 17, 2014) Doctors who ... disease called lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) can face an agonizing ... progression of the disease and help relieve shortness ... lung transplants, and sirolimus can cause potentially fatal ... said pulmonologist Dr. Daniel Dilling, medical director of ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 2014-- Colic affects about one in five infants in ... visits during the first several months after birth. Research ... showing promise; however, the April 1, 2014 issue of ... reported on a study, "Probiotics and Infant Colic," concluding ... for infant colic did not reduce crying ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 17, 2014 EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit organization that ... a comprehensive review today examining the current state of ... review calls for improved global surveillance strategies to combat ... outbreak of Ebola in West Africa that has claimed ... Guinea and Liberia. According to the World Health ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... led by Cesar A. Arias, M.D., Ph.D., at The ... has identified a new superbug that caused a bloodstream ... the April 17 issue of The New England ... part of a class of highly-resistant bacteria known as ... a major cause of hospital and community-associated infections. The ...
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