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Prematics CEO Joins Initiative to Advance More Coordinated, Connected Health Care

... transformed Names Kevin Hutchinson to Inaugural Board of ... an inaugural member of the Board of Managers for transformed LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). transformed will provide support and consulting services to ...

The Greening of St. Anthony's

... consideration of the resources at hand. Food gets transformed to nourishment, waste gets transformed to compost, compost gets transformed to food, and lives ...

Melting snow provides clues for acidification

... about how sulfate and nitrate are retained or transformed in forest soils during cold weather. In the ... half of the sulfate and nitrate was retained or transformed in the forest floor, suggesting that organic ... winter. For sulfate, the amount retained or transformed in the forest floor was nearly equal to the ...

Chronic Pain Sufferers Find Hope in the Darkness

... a one day conference called Hope in the Darkness: Chronic Pain and Illness transformed by Spirituality. She will also lead a workshop for those who suffer from ... or to register for the Hope in the Darkness: Chronic Pain and Illness transformed by Spirituality conference, please contact David Dickey at 204-326-9865. ...

Kavli Prize awarded to Pasko Rakic, pioneering Yale neuroscientist

... The three new awards will be presented biannually to scientists who have transformed human knowledge in the fields of nanoscience, neuroscience and ... career began in 1962, with a fellowship at Harvard University. His work transformed the field of neuroscience from one of static description of the location ...

Marc Feldmann and Sir Ravinder Maini win Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research

... for more than 20 years in basic research and clinical trials that have transformed the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and other chronic inflammatory ... would have appreciated. The work of Feldmann and Maini has dramatically transformed the treatment of chronic inflammatory conditions and given millions of ...

Scoring system identifies MDS patients who have low-risk disease but a poor prognosis

... most patients were observed or received supportive care until MDS transformed into acute myelogenous leukemia. They then received supportive care such ... and 90 percent of those were of myelodysplastic syndrome that had not transformed into AML, the researchers note. "Identifying these low-risk, poor ...

Final of EPSRC's 2007 Knowledge Transfer Challenge Awards

... future knowledge transfer activity to help ensure that research is transformed into products and services that everyone can benefit from. The five ... society reaps the benefits of scientific research, innovation has to be transformed into tomorrows products and services. EPSRCs Knowledge Transfer ...

More Than 100 Healthy Schools Honored by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation

... made among the 114 schools being recognized for their healthy achievements today: Cesar Chavez Middle School in Lynwood, California, transformed the food offerings in the school so that all food items offered now derive 30 percent or less of their calories from fat, and 100 percent of foods ...

Six Researchers to Receive Prestigious Awards from the American Society of Hematology

... will be recognized with the E. Donnall Thomas Lecture and Prize for his pioneering research into the development of human leukemia, which has transformed the view of how leukemia progresses. This prize, named after a Nobel Prize laureate and past Society president, recognizes pioneering research ...

Council for American Medical Innovation Applauds Appointment of Geneticist Francis Collins to Head National Institutes of Health

... effort of groundbreaking discoveries that led to the mapping of the genetic code, what Collins referred to as "the book of human life." His work has transformed medicine and contributed to medical treatments and advancements that were previously inconceivable. Dr. Collins' leadership at the NIH is a ...

Ruth's Hospitality Group Inc. donates Broad Street building to Tulane

... care to patients regardless of insurance status or ability to pay. The building will honor the restaurant company's founder, Ruth Fertel, who transformed the Broad Street restaurant into a New Orleans dining institution that would grow to become one of the world's largest upscale steakhouse companies. ...

First-Person Stories Gathered on Web Shape New Nonfiction TV Series from Veteran Producers

... and far-reaching cultural shift." On meeting-stories.org , the producers are looking for stories illustrating how the Internet has transformed how many people look for love and relationships. Whether people found each other through a dating site, social networking, Craigslist, or chat rooms, ...

Artificial liver for drug tests

... down drugs and build up proteins. These are important pre-conditions for drug tests or transplants, as the effect of a substance can change when transformed or broken down many drugs are only metabolized into their therapeutic active form in the liver, while others can develop poisonous substances. The ...

Boston Scientific Announces Retirement of Jim Tobin and Appointment of Ray Elliott as New President and CEO

... Pete Nicholas, Chairman of the Board of Boston Scientific. "Jim led Boston Scientific through a period of tremendous growth and diversification that transformed the Company. Thanks to his leadership and the efforts of thousands of Boston Scientific employees, our Company has strengthened its position as a ...

Sleep May Be Essential for Long-Term Memory

... to demonstrate this link between memory replay and memory consolidation. The sleeping brain must replay experiences like video clips before they are transformed from short-term into long-term memories." Researchers tested their theories by implanting electrodes in the brains of mice that were fed a special ...

McGill University receives almost $63 million under CFI program to support 5 research projects

... solvents to environmentally sound alternatives like water. Received $8,320,447. "The CFI's support of cutting-edge research infrastructure has transformed Canada's research landscape and increased the country's international competitiveness," said Dr. Eliot Phillipson, President and CEO of the CFI. ...

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

... The Joint Commission is the leading healthcare accrediting body in the United States. Under his leadership, The Joint Commission successfully transformed its accreditation process to focus on actual organization performance in the provision of patient care. This transformation set the stage for the ...

Fears About Pregnancy and cats Should not stop Those who want to Adopt a cat

... the parasite attacks the brain, spinal cord or muscles. A toxoplasmosis infection is caused by toxoplasma gondii, a microscopic parasite that is transformed into its infective form (sporozoites) in the feces of cats. The parasite sheds microscopic eggs (oocysts) in a cat's feces, and the eggs become ...

U-M Hospitals & Health Centers Weathers Tough Economic Climate, Plans for Growth

... or integrating related functions, these groups are improving quality while containing costs. Strong points to the success of projects that have transformed operations in clinical and non-clinical areas using a "lean thinking" approach called the Michigan Quality System. "Lean projects in a broad ...

LSUHSC research finds single gene controls growth of some cancers

... of the LSUHSC Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center. "As a consequence, EBV genes required for proliferation are no longer expressed, and malignantly transformed cells stop proliferating." The research was funded by grants from the National Cancer Institute, the Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium, and the ...

Members of National CHD Organization Unite for Little Hearts' Celebration and Assemble for 'Picture of Hope'

... life changes the moment their doctor tells them that their baby has a CHD and has to have one or more open heart surgeries. Their lives are instantly transformed into the world of treatment options and unknown outcomes. It is daunting beyond belief. What parents need at this very moment is Hope. In ...

Latest Developments In Facelift Surgery - Expert Opinion by Mr James Murphy

... more recently, replacing lost volume at the same time has taken results to a new level. Structural Fat Grafting, also called 'lipostructure' has transformed the way we look at correcting facial aging and allows us to precisely and permanently reverse some of these changes. We can harvest the patient's own ...

Xanodyne Announces New President/CEO and Completes $38 Million Equity Financing

... positions at major pharmaceutical companies including Alpharma, Novartis AG, Pharmacia/Upjohn and Warner Lambert. Mr. Valentino successfully transformed Adams into a fully integrated specialty pharmaceutical company. In addition, under his leadership Adams completed its initial public offering in July ...

kidneySPA Introduces A Revolutionary Approach To Dialysis Treatment Newly Opened Facility Combines "Medical" Expertise with "Spa-Like" Experience

... gratifying and unique experience. With the recent opening of kidneySPA - the first dialysis treatment facility of its kind - Dr. Cuellar has transformed his dream into a reality. Dr. Cuellar meticulously designed every aspect of the new kidneySPA facility to create a warm, welcoming and soothing ...

New Clinical Data Shows Significant Improvement in the Appearance of Fat Using SlimLipo(TM) Laser

... remains smooth with no ripples or dents even in very thin patients. Couple that with the added benefit of skin tightening and SlimLipo has certainly transformed my practice." SlimLipo requires far less physical strain for physicians than traditional liposuction. In addition, the interchangeable treatment ...

There's a sensor in your pocket

... Angeles. Download the full paper (pdf): http://wilsoncenter.org/topics/docs/participatory_sensing.pdf "The mobile infrastructure has already transformed communication and commerce," said CENS Director Deborah Estrin. "We envision a paradigm that uses the same technologies to empower individuals and ...

Microscopic manufacturers produce eco-friendly plastics

... for Microbiology. "Organic waste from agriculture, industries and households forms a very large resource that is currently discarded or at best transformed into biogas. From a sustainability point of view it is desired to convert these organic resources in chemicals," says Mark van Loosdrecht of Delft ...

NORD Sponsors Rare Disease Summit

... now is the time for rare disease patients and researchers to press their case. The healthcare system we know today is going to be completely transformed over the next 12 months, said Tommy Thompson, former governor of Wisconsin and former Secretary of Health and Human Services. Now is the time for ...

Morbidly Obese Lose Hundreds of Pounds, Gain New Mentality at Live-In Fitness Retreat

... the quality of life for severely overweight individuals. With firsthand experience, and 7 health-related certifications, and an extensive list of transformed clients, Viskovicz understands the often-neglected mental behavior that typically hinders weight-loss. Viscovicz created L.I.F.E. because he saw an ...

Mylan Announces Change in Board Leadership

... CEO since 2002 and had previously served as a consultant to the company from 1995 to 2002. Under his leadership and strategic direction, the company transformed from the third largest generics company in the U.S. to the third largest generics and specialty pharmaceutical company in the world with the 2007 ...

Haemonetics Shares Success of Outstanding Fiscal 2009 Performance with Employees

... and services, we are distinguishing ourselves as a better company at which to work in this increasingly unstable global environment. We have transformed our company and we are working hard to help our customers to transform our industry. I have never been more encouraged and invigorated about our ...

Five UCSF Scientists Elected to National Academy of Sciences

... tumors. A current focus of his work is elucidating the "organ of genesis" of tumors, in which multiple cell types assemble with overtly transformed cells to form aberrant, expansive microenvironments of cancer. Most recently, he and UCSF colleague Gabriele Bergers, PhD reported evidence that ...

Landmark USGS study

... of marine fish and shell fish. Scientists have known for some time that mercury deposited from the atmosphere to freshwater ecosystems can be transformed (methylated) into methylmercury, but identifying the analogous cycles in marine systems has remained elusive. As a result of this study we now know ...

Remembrance of Fat May Be at Root of Cravings

... disorders, according to researchers from the University of California, Irvine. In previous studies, they found that oleic acids from fats are transformed into a compound called oleoylethanolamide (OEA) in the upper region of the small intestines. OEA sends hunger-curbing messages to the brain to ...

Health IT Experts Assemble in Washington D.C. to Present Testimony on Definition of Meaningful Use Before National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS)

... A total of 10 panels will address the following aspects of meaningful use, including: Panel 1: Vision of Health and Health Care transformed Panel 2: Meaningful Use Capacity/Functionality in EHRs Panel 3: Meaningful Use Capacity/Functionality in Health Information ...

Open source mobile technology software reinventing health care in developing countries

... combined with the support of the United Nations Foundation and Vodafone Foundation has not only strengthened the global public health system, but has transformed lives a true collaboration revealing the power of innovation." ...

Expose on Crimes Against Humanity as Perpetrated by the Gerontological Elite Asks Is Consensus in Anti-Aging Medical Intervention An Elusive Expectation or A Realistic Goal?

... under laws and regulations that were never intended to restrict the physician's freedom of choice. The gerontological establishment has, in fact, transformed the judicious use of HGH replacement therapy (hGHRT) for appropriate patients into a political weapon." Dr. Ronald Klatz, MD, DO, President ...

Schering-Plough Reports Financial Results for 2009 First Quarter

... transformed Company Delivers Solid Financial Performance, Continues to Advance Industry-Leading Late-Stage Pipeline KENILWORTH, N.J., April 21 ...

JAZD Adds Search Marketing & SEO Executive Eric Melin as VP, Traffic Generation Team

... search engines such as Google, Yahoo, and MSN. "Business-to-Business directories are untapped market verticals," said Melin. "The web has transformed the way consumers find information and make buying decisions; however most large business buyers still use traditional paper directory products. Much ...
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