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First-Ever Standardized Scales to Measure the Skin's Aging Process Are Presented at THE Aesthetic Show

... a universal language of aging," The Merz scales address the unmet need for an educational tool to ... between physicians and patients. While The scales do not diagnose or treat any particular ... and aesthetic dermatology at Merz. "The Merz scales exemplify our commitment to the science of ...

First-Ever Standardized Scales to Measure the Skin's Aging Process Are Introduced at the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery's Annual Meeting

... a universal language of aging," The Merz scales address the unmet need for an educational tool to ... between physicians and patients. While the scales do not diagnose or treat any particular ... measuring the effects of aging on skin. The Merz scales provide a common language for both patients and ...

Merz Aesthetics, a Division of Merz Pharmaceuticals USA, Introduces a Universal Language of Aging for Use in Education, Research and Practice

... Merz Scales(TM) Are the First Ever Standardized scales to Measure the Skin's Aging Process - SAN ... of Merz Pharmaceuticals USA, introduced The Merz scales - the first standardized, comprehensive rating ... team of multidisciplinary experts, the Merz scales address the need for standardization, validation, ...

Once upon a time, scales were displayed in parlors, not hidden in bathrooms

... relish. But in the late 19th century, scales were all the rage at festive gatherings the ... was a novelty, a kind of parlor trick, before scales became widely available through mass production," ... Instead of being hidden away in a bathroom, home scales in the late 19th century often resided in ...

Fitness Might Limit Stroke's Impact

... Genetics Study who had such exercise regimens did better on two different scales measuring the impact of a first stroke, according to a report published ... the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry . One of the two scales used was the Barthel Index, a well-established measure of ability to ...

Avidas(TM) Pharmaceuticals Introduces Scalacort(TM) DK Which Offers Three Scalp Solutions in One Patient Convenience Kit

... to proper treatment. The goals of treatment are to loosen and remove scales and crusts, prevent skin infections, as well as reduce the inflammation ... four million Americans, shares the same treatment goals of removing scales and crusts along with reducing inflammation and itch. "Patient ...

Bias Against Obesity Is Found Among Future Dietitians

... insensitivity, Puhl said, include weighing obese patients on freight scales because scales in a doctor's office don't accommodate their weight and not having blood ...

A call for standardized measurement of outcomes in depression treatment

... confirm that the vast majority of psychiatrists did not routinely use scales to monitor outcome when treating depression, with less than 10 percent reporting that they always used scales to monitor outcome. Zimmerman and the researchers determined that one ...

Workers Win Contract at St. Francis Medical Center

... which must be ratified before taking effect, establishes new pay scales for caregivers. The contract also includes bonuses for certifications and ... April, including the new agreement reached at St. Francis. The new pay scales mean a minimum wage increase of 4 percent, with most hospital workers ...

Combo Treatment May Ease Depression After Stroke

... clinical depression. The researchers found that eight weeks of the combined treatment resulted in a 47 percent decrease in scores on standardized scales that rate depression, compared with a 32 percent decrease among people who had received usual care, which included taking antidepressants. People ...

Kool Smiles Relies on Wyse Technology Virtual Clients to Improve Patient Care and Security of Electronic Health Records (EHRs)

... between locations, substituting for staff that is on vacation or sick. This helps maximize the number of patients we can serve in a day. It also scales extremely well, as our IT demands are akin to opening up a small hospital every week." Kool Smiles must comply with HIPAA requirements to ...

Easy Strength Training Exercise May Help Treat Tennis Elbow, Study Shows

... were performed daily as part of a home program with intensity increased progressively during the treatment period. A variety of pain and movement scales were utilized to determine progress. Patients using the rubber bar had vastly better results on all scales, especially related to strength. In fact, ...

Job Stress, Economy Weighing on Americans

... Worries lead to extra pounds and tip the scales toward more health risks, researcher says FRIDAY, July 10 (HealthDay News) -- Stress can keep you up at night, make you snap at your ...

Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children & Denver Zoo Announce Mascot Contest Winner

... final tally was so close that the votes from the children who attended RMHC's neonatal intensive care reunion at the Denver Zoo on May 16 tipped the scales in favor of our winner. "It's definitely the wildest campaign we've ever seen. It's amazing to see so many people follow the campaign and to see ...

Bioheart to Introduce Improved Heart Failure Monitoring Systems at Heart Failure Nurses Annual Meeting

... changes are reported back to the treating physician or nurse. The monitor collects patient data from a range of monitoring devices such as weight scales and blood pressure monitors. Regular data input and monitoring of heart failure patients enables the health care team to detect signs and symptoms ...

63 percent of RA patients suffer psychiatric disorders, with depressive spectrum conditions most likely

... disorders were diagnosed in accordance with the ICD-10 (International Classification of Disease) scale, and other psychiatric and psychological scales used included: the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale for screening, the Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale and the Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating ...

Exercise improves functional and psycological ability and reduces steroid need in rheumatoid arthritis

... Mean LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol increased from 90mg/dl to 125mg/dl (p=0.018) 40% improvement in the Depression Anxiety Stress scales (DASS), a self-reported assessment of negative emotional states, with 28% in the depression and 48% in the anxiety component respectively (p=0.078) ...

MedApps Receives FDA Clearance on a New Way to Bring Cost-Effective Remote Health Monitoring to More People

... the HealthPAL, a small portable personal health device, to collect and transmit readings from glucose meters, blood pressure monitors, weight scales and pulse oximeters. Timely health readings from these devices are useful in maintaining wellness regimens and can assist clinicians in their ...

New Telehealth Pilot Project to Evaluate Technology Solutions for U.S. Market

... This monitoring hub transmits data over cellular data networks and conventional phone lines from compatible peripheral medical devices such as weight scales and blood pressure monitors to caregivers. Home For Life Solutions(TM) was launched in 2008, bringing advanced telecare technology and services ...

Music may improve feeding, reduce pain in premature babies: U of A study

... lullabies and nursery rhymes lowered pain levels as measured by the babies' heart rate and oxygen saturation, and according to established pain scales that measure infants' behavioural responses. However, the U of A review noted most trials that have been conducted to date are small in size and ...

MyOutcomes Urges Government Leaders to Employ Consumer-Driven Outcomes Management in Reforming Behavioral Health System

... -- enables consumers to provide real-time feedback to mental health and substance abuse professionals using two 4-item visual analogue scales that are easy to complete in less than 2 minutes. MyOutcomes originates from the Partners for Change Outcome Management System developed by Drs. ...

Quick Medical Launches Medical Equipment Lease Program

... O Meter, Brewer Medical equipment, Clinton Industries, Burton Medical Lighting, and many others. They also provide the widest variety of medical scales available on the Internet. Quick Medical has a large selection of health and fitness products, medical furniture, medical cabinets, medical casework, ...

DFG establishes nine new collaborative research centers

... will focus on time-variable dynamic processes in economics and the engineering sciences. During the project the researchers will be employing time scales of various resolution, from the millisecond scale in sheet metal forming to the minute cycle required in audio signal processing, as well as the time ...

Hospital Opens New $19 Million Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

... instant communication between staff members. Other technology includes special incubators that provide monitored heat and humidity, in-bed scales and mattresses that rotate 360 degrees so that the baby does not have to be removed for treatment. Rooms are also equipped with specially designed ...

Study Results Published in CUTIS Demonstrate Long-Term Safety and Efficacy of Vectical(TM) (calcitriol) Ointment 3 mcg/g in the Management of Mild-to-Moderate Plaque Psoriasis

... population. It is characterized by thick, red, scaly patches of skin and caused by an abnormally high growth rate of skin cells that form thick, dry scales (plaques). There is currently no cure for psoriasis, and most people with the disease require ongoing treatment and visits to the doctor. Topical ...

Agito Networks Named to the First Annual InformationWeek Startup 50 Listing

... lower costs, increased sales, higher productivity, or improved customer loyalty; and Enterprise-readiness, meaning that a product or service scales and can be deployed and managed as necessary by IT professionals. Agito Networks delivers the industry's most powerful ...

Almost 1 in 10 Young Video Game Users 'Addicted'

... in January 2007 and involved roughly 100 children at each age represented in the sample. Children completed an online questionnaire using several scales to assess their video gaming habits. They were asked questions such as: "Have you every played [video games] as a way of escaping from problems or ...

Fish researcher demonstrates first 'non-visual feeding' by African cichlids

... sensory system to detect minute vibrations made by prey hidden in the sediments. The lateral line system is composed of a canal embedded in the scales along the side of the body of a fish, around its eyes and on its lower jaw, which contain small groups of sensory hair cells that respond to water ...

Pot-Smoking Drivers Tied to Range of Road Accidents

... Canadian researchers. "We observed that dangerous driving behaviors are interrelated. Individuals scoring high on impulsivity or sensation-seeking scales demonstrated an elevated risk of driving under the influence of cannabis," study senior author Jacques Bergeron, a professor in the department of ...

Dell and Perot Systems Announce Strategic Alliance to Provide Fully-Integrated Virtualized Healthcare Technology Solutions to Reduce Cost and Improve Patient Care

... of ownership with world-class advisory and consulting services Addresses myriad of healthcare archiving needs and budgets scales as archiving requirements change Aligns cost and data availability to the regulatory requirements of various types of data produced in ...

LIPIX Protects Access to Electronic Health Information With the Anakam Identity Suite(R)

... systems. The Anakam platform is configurable to meet the needs of an organization. It seamlessly integrates with different online systems, and scales to provide trusted access to millions of users. Anakam is delighted to partner with LIPIX, not only to provide services for its community but ...

Boys Skin Care Range Finds Interesting Results

... input into their kids' purchases, as 79% of Edinburgh boys had their underwear bought by their mum. Glasgow rounds out the survey - topping the scales as the city whose youth is most worried about the opposite sex - at a rate of 60%. Here are some of the findings from the major UK cities; ...

Traditional Chinese Therapy May Help Ease Eczema

... at a Manhattan center for natural health. All but one patient saw at least a 60 percent improvement in eczema severity, based on standard rating scales to measure disease activity, after a little more than three months of treatment. All but one also experienced a 50 percent increase in a ...

Study finds cannabis use, dangerous driving behaviors interrelated

... than older peers. "We observed that dangerous driving behaviours are interrelated. Individuals scoring high on impulsivity or sensation-seeking scales demonstrated an elevated risk of driving under the influence of cannabis," says senior author Jacques Bergeron, a professor at the Universit de ...

Quick Medical Posts Record Sales During Economic Downturn

... O Meter, Brewer Medical equipment, Clinton Industries, Burton Medical Lighting, and many others. They also provide the widest variety of medical scales available on the Internet. Quick Medical has a large selection of health and fitness products, medical furniture, medical cabinets, medical ...

Carnegie Mellon engineers create mobile video service

... mobile video, real-time action replays, game-time information, statistics and player bios right from their stadium or arena seats. YinzCam also scales to support real-time push and pull video delivery services to all fans in the arena. "We have been extremely fortunate to work with a cutting-edge ...

Federal Vaccine Court Rulings Against Autism Families Due to Government's Refusal to Fund Sound Science

... against families and is one more reason to doubt the integrity of the National Immunization Program. "The government has its thumb on the scales of justice," said Jim Moody, director of SafeMinds and an advisor to the Petitioners Steering Committee of the U.S Federal Court of Claims. "The ...

Neurocrine Biosciences Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2008 Results

... six month treatment period. Additionally, elagolix also met the secondary endpoints of improvement in endometriosis symptoms using several different scales for endometriosis pain. The 6-month results from this study, together with data from the other Phase II studies, will be the basis for securing ...

FaxBack's Net SatisFAXtion Named a 2008 "Product of the Year" by TMC's Internet Telephony Magazine

... also integrates fax machines directly to the VoIP fax server, enabling complete archiving and tracking of all fax traffic. And NET SatisFAXtion scales to an enterprise solution to support any sized business as it grows. "We're proud to award FaxBack our Product of the Year award," said ...

Eating Strategies for Healthier Holiday Parties

... SUNDAY, Dec. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Rather than worry about gaining or losing weight during the holidays, focus on simply keeping steady on the scales by following some simple healthy eating strategies, one dietitian says. "Trying to diet during the holidays is setting yourself up for failure ...
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