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Lumenis(R) Presents the SlimLine(TM) GI Laser Fiber: The Latest Advancement in Laser Lithotripsy for Gastroenterology

CHICAGO, May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumenis Ltd. announces that the first clinical series using the SlimLine GI will be presented at the Digestive Disease Week (DDW), Chicago May 30-June 4th entitled: Holmium-YAG Laser Lithotripsy in the Treatment of Difficult Biliary Stones Utilizing Peroral Sin...

Sonitus Medical Secures Strategic Investment and Technology Advancement Agreement From In-Q-Tel

In-Q-Tel Investment in Sonitus Medical Accelerates Development of Removable Device Intended To Undetectably Transmit Sound Via the Teeth SAN MATEO, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonitus Medical, Inc., a medical device company developing the world's first non-surgical and removable hearing de...

Quantum and Renaissance Health Systems Take Leadership Role in Advancement of Electronic Health Records in Florida

WELLINGTON, Fla., April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Quantum Group, Inc. (NYSE Amex: QGP ) is taking a leadership role to advance the use of electronic health records (EHR) in response to the less than 20% adoption rate by U.S. physicians. The Company has decided to fully subsidize the EHR ...

Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) Leads Pressure Ulcer Care Initiative

MALVERN, Pa., March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AAWC Wound Care Specialty Council's (WocSpec) Guidelines Department (GD) announced presentation of summary content validation results for its "Guideline of Pressure Ulcer Guidelines" at the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel's (NPUAP) 11th B...

German Medical Advancement Reflects Major Improvement in Individuals with Common and Chronic Illnesses Related to Immune System Dysfunction

A new preparation highly beneficial in patients with ailments from common skin disorders to hepatitis or HIV, is now available in the US without a prescription. Oral intake of the GKL03 synthetic peptides induces modulation and regulation of the immune system. GKL03 (Thymrevit) is a demonstrably ...

Elbow Ligament Reconstruction Appears Not to Effect Future Professional Advancement in Baseball

Athletes who have UCL reconstruction prior to being drafted perform at similar level as those without reconstruction Las Vegas, NV (Vocus) February 28, 2009 -- New research presented at the 2009 American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine Specialty Day in Las Vega...

Elbow ligament reconstruction appears not to effect future professional advancement in baseball

LAS VEGAS, NV New research presented at the 2009 American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine Specialty Day in Las Vegas suggests that elbow ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) reconstruction prior to selection in the Major League Baseball (MLB) draft does not increase the risk of future injury or...

The Endovascular Forum, Inc. and the Society of Interventional Radiology Partner to Extend the Clinical Influence of Electronic Medical Care Advancement Through Communities of Practice Designed to Deepen the Conversation of Clinical Experience and Advance

BOSTON, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Endovascular Forum, Inc. (EVF), an IC Sciences Company, and its partner the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) announce a collaboration that shares a common vision of advancing the EVF Communities of Practice (CoP) goals of reconstructing clinical experie...

The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care has Created the Wound Care Specialty Council

An action-oriented special unit devised to provide the public with timely government and regulatory information MALVERN, Pa., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) has created a formal strategy for providing wound care clinicians, regul...

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - New Name, Same Commitment to the Advancement of Health Care

New Name Reflects Range of Undergraduate and Graduate Programs Now Offered at the College ALBANY, N.Y., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Trustees, in conjunction with President James J. Gozzo, Ph.D., announced today that Albany College of Pharmacy has expanded its name to become Albany...

Association for the Advancement of Wound Care Leads World Health Organization Initiative to Establish Guidelines for Wound and Lymphedema Care

MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) is leading the development of guidelines for the global treatment of wounds and lymphedema at the request of the World Health Organization (WHO). The collaboration will significantly enhan...

New Survey Findings Reveal Emotional and Physical Toll of Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Advancement of Treatment Through 'Generations'

Survey Results Capture Perspectives of People Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Physicians Treating the Condition over a Span of 30 Years HORSHAM, Pa., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Emotional and physical limitations are significant challenges cited by people diagnosed with rheumatoid arthrit...

New Survey Findings Reveal Emotional and Physical Toll of Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Advancement of Treatment through "Generations"

Survey Results Capture Perspectives of People Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Physicians Treating the Condition over a Span of 30 Years Horsham, PA (Vocus) July 15, 2008 -- Emotional and physical limitations are significant challenges cited by people diagnosed wi...

CoLucid Pharmaceuticals Announces $25 Million Series B Financing for Advancement of First-in-Class Migraine Compound

INDIANAPOLIS, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- CoLucid Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an innovative biotechnology company focusing on therapies for central nervous system disorders, announced it closed a $25 million Series B financing. New investor Care Capital led the round, which included previous investors P...

Senetek PLC Announces North American Partner for Invicorp(R) Secures Financing for Advancement of Marketing and Development Efforts

NAPA, Calif., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Senetek PLC (OTC Bulletin Board: SNKTY), a Life Sciences company engaged in the development of technologies that target the science of healthy aging, today announced that its North American partner for Invicorp(R) has secured financing in a...

Precyse Solutions Promotes Ken Lacy to Senior Vice President & CIO to Drive Advancement of PrecyseNet(TM), Precyse's Advanced Technology Solution

Lacy's health care industry expertise has led Precyse to a leadership role in Health Information Management and Technology that Reduces Operating Costs and Accelerates Revenues for Hospitals WAYNE, Pa., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Precyse Solutions, the leader in driving peak perfo...

Jobson Medical Information LLC Acquires Gerber Communications and Practice Advancement Associates

NEW YORK, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Jobson Medical Information LLC ("JMI"), a leading healthcare information and marketing services provider, announced that it has acquired Gerber Communications ("Gerber") and Practice Advancement Associates ("PAA"). Gerber and PAA are leading providers of custo...

AHIMA Enters Multinational Arena to Support HIM Worldwide Advancement

Leading HIM professional association in U.S. officially opens first Global Services Office CHICAGO, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Health Information Management Association today announced the official opening of a Global Services Office in Brussels, Belgi...

Protein Reduction Ceases Alzheimer's Advancement in Mice

Reducing the levels of a protein called tau helped in the reduction of Alzheimers symptoms in mice. This promises to be a novel way of helping find treatment to a deadly brain disorder, scientists hope. Dr. Lennart Mucke of the University of California, San Francisco said, If this strategy...

Protein Reduction Ceases Alzheimer's Advancement in Mice

Reducing the levels of a protein called tau helped in the reduction of Alzheimer’s symptoms in mice. This promises to be a novel way of helping find treatment// to a deadly brain disorder, scientists hope. Dr. Lennart Mucke of the University of California, San Francisco said, “If this strateg...

Verizon and California Partnership to End Domestic Violence Launch Program to Help Victims Protect Themselves by Using Technology

...mestic violence advocacy agencies. For more information, visit www.verizonwir e less.com/hopeline . The Verizon Foundation supports the advancement of literacy and K-12 education through its free educational Web site, Thinkfinity.org, and fosters awareness and prevention of domestic violence. In ...

Sedationfacts.org Enhances State-Specific Site Content, Making Regional Sedation Administration Standards and Regulations Quick and Easy to Find and Use

...unity. Founded in 1897, the AGA has grown to include 17,000 members from around the globe who are involved in all aspects of the science, practice and advancement of gastroenterology. The AGA Institute administers the practice, research and educational programs of the organization. www.gastro.org . A...

MORE (Media Orthopaedic Reporting Excellence) Awards Call for Entries is Now Open

...ce in reporting musculoskeletal health programs at the federal, state and local levels as well as emphasize the importance of research funding for the advancement of orthopaedics. The entry deadline is Friday, October 30, 2009. Entries must have been published or broadcast between October 1, 2008 and O...

Germgard's New Room-Temperature Surgical Instrument Sterilizer Achieves Total Cycle Time of Three Minutes

... DOVER, N.J., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Germgard Lighting LLC, a New Jersey-based medical technology company, has demonstrated a breakthrough advancement of its gas-based, room-temperature surgical instrument sterilization system. An independent testing laboratory is consistently achieving 100% k...

Nanotechnology Transforms Pain Relief

...998 study) (2). The emotional burden is equally disheartening. Combating Chronic and Acute Pain "Despite the explosion of technologic advancement over the last twenty years, the value of several natural and ancient remedies are continuing to hold up to current treatment outcomes," commented Jess...

Cardiome Announces Management Transition

...d of Directors of Cardiome. About Cardiome Pharma Corp. Cardiome Pharma Corp. is a product-focused drug development company dedicated to the advancement and commercialization of novel treatments for disorders of the heart and circulatory system. Cardiome is traded on the NASDAQ National Market (CRME) a...

How Do Our Attitudes About Beauty Change As We Age?

...bout ASAPS The 2,400-member American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) is the only plastic surgery organization devoted entirely to the advancement of cosmetic surgery. ASAPS is recognized throughout the world as the authoritative source for cosmetic surgery education. U.S. members are certified...

BioMarin Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...used on treating a range of unmet medical needs. BioMarin is making significant investments in manufacturing and laboratory facilities to support the advancement of these programs. PEG-PAL for PKU: BioMarin reported results from the Phase I trial in early June. The FDA has accepted the design of...

CVS/pharmacy Enhancing Accessibility for the Visually Impaired To Its Web Site and Store Point of Sales Devices

...unity and independence of all people who have visual impairments. Their members and affiliated organizations have a long history of commitment to the advancement of policies and programs which will enhance independence for people who are blind and visually impaired. More information about ACB and CCB can be fo...

Bankers Life and Casualty Company Increases Support of Alzheimer's Association to More Than $329,000

...ion is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our ...

Industry And FDA Leaders To Discuss The Evolving Science Of Cardiovascular Safety (CV) And Diabetic Drug Development

... international meetings, training courses, workshops and webinars, DIA provides a neutral global forum for the exchange of information critical to the advancement of the drug discovery and lifecycle management processes. Headquartered in Horsham, PA, USA, and with offices in Basel, Switzerland, Tokyo, Japan, Mum...

Holy Family Memorial Health Network Bolsters Patient Care Quality and Safety in Achieving Stage 6 on HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption Model(SM) Scale

..., and employers) to support electronic health record (EHR) environments and health information exchanges (HIEs); and Have achieved a significant advancement in their IT capabilities that positions them to successfully address many of the upcoming industry transformations we will be experiencing in the near...

GenVec Receives Grant for Malaria Vaccine Program

... http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081205/DC50112LOGO ) "We appreciate the support this grant offers GenVec. This funding supports the advancement of GenVec technology by moving GenVec into the antigen discovery phase of vaccine development," said Dr. Joseph Bruder, head of GenVec's malaria progr...

SCAI Opposes U.S. House of Representatives Health Reform Bill in Current Form

...terventions (SCAI) is to promote excellence in invasive and interventional cardiovascular medicine through physician education and representation, and advancement of quality standards to enhance patient care. SCAI's patient and physician education program, Seconds Count, offers comprehensive information about ca...

Cardiome Achieves Milestone From Collaboration With Merck Co., Inc.

...came effective in May 2009. About Cardiome Pharma Corp. Cardiome Pharma Corp. is a product-focused drug development company dedicated to the advancement and commercialization of novel treatments for disorders of the heart and circulatory system. Cardiome is traded on the NASDAQ National Market (CRME) a...

Medicare Cuts Will Force Many Cancer Centers To Close, Stop Seeing Medicare Patients, Lay Off Staff, According To ASTRO Survey

...ding organization in radiation oncology, biology and physics, the Society is dedicated to improving patient care through education, clinical practice, advancement of science and advocacy. For more information on radiation therapy, visit www.rtanswers.org . To learn more about ASTRO, visit www.astro.or...

Paradigm Spine Closes $21.5 Million Financing and Announces Promotion of Matt Stuttle to Position of Vice President, US Sales

... Jeff Thieman, vice president of National Healthcare Finance at Fifth Third Bank added: "We are pleased to do business with a market leader in the advancement of innovative non-fusion spinal implant products. The new capital will support Paradigm as the Company positions itself for future growth. At Fifth Th...

Genetic testing may be valuable in treating colorectal cancer

...Dr. Alvin I. Mushlin, Professor and Chairman of the Weill Cornell Department of Public Health. "Both methods are becoming increasingly integral to the advancement of evidence-based medicine." ...

Lutonix, Inc. Announces First Patient Enrollments in Three Separate Clinical Trials

...einert adds, "The optimal intervention treatment strategy for this population has yet to be discovered, and the DCB technology may mark the next major advancement in peripheral interventions." The first patient was enrolled by Prof. Stephan Duda of the Jewish Hospital in Berlin, Germany. The Lutonix D...

West Los Angeles Dental Practice Adds ezlase Laser Treatment to its Services

...actice means so much toward the comfort of our patients who need periodontal treatments," says Dr. Sheba Mahmoodian of Woodside Dental. "The advancement is much less invasive and the recovery time is much quicker." The ezlase laser emits highly concentrated light energy which is sent through a...
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