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LeadConfirm Professional, the First Oral Based Lead Test, Makes Getting the Lead Out Easier - Now Available at Amazon.com

''Aimed for the professional market, LeadConfirm Professional is less invasive than blood tests at detecting lead levels in the body.'' Until now, determining a person’s lead exposure has been an invasive procedure involving painful blood tests. However, that has changed thanks to LeadConfi...

Aging Institute May Die Before its Time, Due To Economic Conditions Yet Washington Based Non-Profit Organization Forges Ahead with Scheduled Landmark Conference

In the face of the most difficult economic times in 20 years, the much-anticipated first Think Tank Summit and Town Forum, hosted by the Institute for Advanced Studies in Aging and Geriatric Medicine, on The Healthcare Challenges & Opportunities for America's Aging Population, scheduled for T...

LeadConfirm Professional Now Available at Overstock.com--The First Oral Based Lead Test Makes Getting the Lead Out Easier

Aimed for the professional market, LeadConfirm Professional is less invasive than blood tests at detecting lead levels in the body San Diego, CA (Vocus) July 6, 2009 -- Until now, determining a person’s lead exposure has been an invasive procedure involving pain...

LeadConfirm Professional Now Available at Drugstore.com - The First Oral Based Lead Test, Makes Getting the Lead Out Easier

Until now, determining a person’s lead exposure has been an invasive procedure involving painful blood tests. However, that has changed thanks to LeadConfirm Professional, a new saliva-based test that screens for lead exposure in the body using oral fluids. San ...

First Brain Health lndex Ranks America's “Brain Smarts” Based on 21 Indicators: D.C. Ranks No. 1

life’sDHA Index of Brain HealthSM Asks and Answers: Does Your State Have the Healthiest Brains? Columbia, MD (Vocus) June 23, 2009 –- The first comprehensive state-by-state measure of the nation’s brain health provides new insights into just how &ldquo...

Sebastian Ferrero Foundation Selects Gainesville, Florida Based Frankel Media Group as Agency of Record

GAINESVILLE, Fla., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sebastian Ferrero Foundation has selected Frankel Media Group to coordinate its marketing, promotions and publicity. The Gainesville, Florida based firm will begin developing an integrated campaign for the Foundation's annual fundraising event...

High Activity, Plant Based Diamine Oxidase Enzyme Introduced by Bio-Research Products

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio-Research Products announced today the first commercial, plant-based diamine oxidase (DAO). Dr. Bryce Cunningham, President and Chief Technology Officer of Bio-Research, reports that this new diamine oxidase is orders of magnitude more active than DA...

Desert Oasis Recovery, an Albuquerque, New Mexico Based Drug and Alcohol Rehab Treatment Center Announces Their New Day Treatment Addiction Treatment Program

Desert Oasis Recovery, an Albuquerque, New Mexico based drug and alcohol addiction treatment center, announces their new day treatment addiction treatment program. A day treatment program includes most aspects of an inpatient addiction treatment program and is well suited for those individuals r...

Desert Oasis Recovery, an Albuquerque, New Mexico Based Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Center Announces a New Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment Program

Desert Oasis Recovery, an Albuquerque, New Mexico Based Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Center Announces a New Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment Program. Prescription drug addiction is complicated and the least understood of all addictions, but can be just as destructive as any other ty...

First and Only Weaning Product Based on 100% Non-Allergenic Amino-Acids Specifically Designed for Children With Cows' Milk Protein Allergy and Multiple Food Protein Intolerance

LIVERPOOL, England, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutricia, the European market leader in advanced medical nutrition, announces the launch of Neocate Nutra, the first and only weaning product made from 100% non-allergenic amino acids. Neocate Nutra has been specifically developed for weaning infants...

Avandia Attorney Says Study Based on 'Useless Trick Science'

Today's announcement hurts thousands of Avandia patients, counsel says HOUSTON, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Noted Houston trial lawyer Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm says "useless trick science" is the basis for a new study being unveiled today in New Orleans by drug maker GlaxoSmithKl...

Milliman Indicates 2009 Medical Cost for 'American family of four' Exceeds $16,700 Based on 7.4% Cost Increase

Current economic conditions and the unknown effect of healthcare reform create unprecedented cost uncertainty SEATTLE, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Milliman, Inc., one of the premier global consulting and actuarial firms, announced today that average total medical spending for its "typical America...

PETLinQ to Debut Pure Web Based PET/CT Fusion Viewer at June 2009 SNM Conference

New Thin Client PET/CT Viewer to Provide High Quality Viewing Capability on a Flexible yet Affordable Web Based Platform Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) -- PETLinQ LLC, a leading radiology solutions provider , is proud to announce the release of its newest product innovatio...

New therapy based on magnetic stimulation shows promise for non-drug treatment for migraine

A new UCSF study examining the mechanism of a novel therapy that uses magnetic pulses to treat chronic migraine sufferers showed the treatment to be a promising alternative to medication. The therapy is called transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS. Study findings were presented today (Apri...

Wound Management Technologies, Inc. Announces the Presentation of Evidence Based Clinical Studies at the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care Conference in Dallas

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wound Care Innovations, LLC, a subsidiary of Wound Management Technologies, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: WNDM), announced today that it will exhibit at the 22nd Annual Symposium on Advanced Wound Care and Wound Healing Society (SAWC/WHS) conferen...

Effective Weight Management with Gene-Eden, a New Dietary Supplement Based on Dr. Hanan Polansky's Discovery

ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- What is the relationship between latent viruses and excess body weight? An important study examined this relationship. The scientists measured the percentage of fat and body weight of 20 identical twins, that is, individuals with an identical genetic backgr...

Computer based model helps radiologists diagnose breast cancer

Radiologists have developed a computer based model that aids them in discriminating between benign and malignant breast lesions, according to a study performed at the University Of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, WI. The model was developed by a multidisciplinary group, including radiologis...

The First Oral Based Lead Test, LeadConfirm Professional, Makes Getting The Lead Out Easier

Aimed for the professional market, LeadConfirm Professional is less invasive than blood tests at detecting lead levels in the body. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2009 -- Until now, determining a person's lead exposure has been an invasive procedure involving painful b...

How to Keep the Weight Off? By Taking Gene-Eden, a New Dietary Supplement Based on Dr. Hanan Polansky's Discovery of the Cause of Many Diseases

ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- You went on a diet. Great. You lost weight. Awesome. But what are your chances of keeping the weight off? What are your chances of avoiding the notorious Yo-Yo diet? The Center for the Biology of Chronic Disease recommends that you turn to your doctor and ...

Video: NCOA Issues Call-to-Action for National Chronic Care Reform Based on Results of Comprehensive Survey of Americans with Chronic Conditions

Emphasis needed on improving policy, practice and personal skills WASHINGTON, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey commissioned by the non-profit National Council on Aging (NCOA), with support from The Atlantic Philanthropies and the California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF), reveals a bleak a...

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy - A Thriving Michigan Based Healthcare Company

SWARTZ CREEK, Mich., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- 35 years ago Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy was a small corner drug store serving the people of Flint, Michigan. Today Diplomat has corporate offices located in Swartz Creek, MI; is run by a veteran executive team, and provides medication therapy for chro...

ALFA Calls for Co-Pay Equity for Home and Community Based Seniors

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) today hailed introduction of legislation that will provide relief to one million poor seniors in assisted living communities who purchase prescription drugs under Medicare. The bill ends disc...

Bumrungrad Launches 2009 Great Chefs Program - Top local Chefs Design Menus Based on 'Amazing Thailand'

Over the past nine years, Bumrungrad International has showcased some of Thailand's best restaurants and hotels through its Great Chefs program. This year, 12 of the country's finest chefs, together with the hospital's nutritionists and food service partner Sodexo, will create healthy menus rep...

Stemedica Advances its Certification to Become a Licensed Manufacturer of Adult Stem Cells for U.S. Based Clinical Trials

Stemedica Cell Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has filed with the Food and Drug Branch of the State of California's Department of Public Health for certification as a licensed manufacturer of adult stem cells for U.S.-based Phase I and Phase II Clinical Trials. ...

Data on VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) for Injection Based Therapies to be Presented at the International Myeloma Workshop

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company today announced that 100 data presentations on VELCADE research will be featured at the Fifth International Myeloma Workshop (IMW) in Washington, D.C., February 26 - March 1, 2009. The 13 oral and 87 poster presenta...

MGT Capital Investments, Inc.: Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule Based on a Lack of Shareholder Meeting in 2008 and Medicsight Statement Regarding CMS Proposed Decision

NEW YORK, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: MGT) - Tim Paterson-Brown, Chairman and CEO of MGT, stated, "The Company has been considering various strategic alternatives which would require shareholder approval, and we therefore delayed holding our ...

Lifeway Foods Acquires Philadelphia Based Fresh Made Dairy, the Nation's Second Largest Kefir Manufacturer

MORTON GROVE, Ill., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lifeway Foods, Inc., (Nasdaq: LWAY ), makers of a nutritious, probiotic dairy beverage called Kefir, today announced the acquisition of Fresh Made Dairy, its top competitor in the Kefir market with a #2 overall market share. The acquisition s...

MVP Health Care is First Upstate New York Based Health Insurer to Agree with Attorney General Andrew Cuomo on Out-Of-Network Provider Payment Reform

SCHENECTADY, N.Y., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney General Andrew Cuomo and MVP Health Care today announced an agreement that supports his plan to establish a new not-for-profit organization to gather, maintain, and analyze provider reimbursement data for use by health insurers who choose t...

LSU Engineers model forecasts chemical contaminants based on Katrina-flooded homes

BATON ROUGE A recent study by LSU engineers suggests that Katrina-flooded homes may contain harmful levels of contaminants, particularly aerosols and gases, which could expose first-responders, residents and any others entering such homes to serious and lasting health risks. The results could als...

User Centric Develops Guidelines for Personal Health Record (PHR) Applications Based on User Research

CHICAGO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Global user experience consulting firm User Centric, Inc., ( http://www.usercentric.com ) has identified several guidelines to be included in a working model for PHR interfaces that will facilitate user adoption. Based on a recent usability study comparing two ex...

The Neutraceutical Company, LLC Grows Wellness Enhancement Business with Acquisition of North Dakota Based Trimlife.com

FORT LEE, N.J., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The assets of Trimlife ( www.trimlife.com ), a nutritional supplement company founded in 1999, have been acquired by The Neutraceutical Company, LLC of Fort Lee, NJ, commonly known as 'TNC.' ( www.tncllc.com ). Trimlife offered the successful weight-loss pro...

Giant Food Responds to Recall of Peanut Based Products

Recalled Products Removed and Updated Information Provided to Customers LANDOVER, Md., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recently, salmonella contamination has caused many retailers to pull products containing peanut butter and peanut paste from their shelves. The Food & Drug Adminis...

Most support Alzheimer's research based on family consent

ANN ARBOR, Mich. By the time they have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, many patients' decision-making ability is so impaired that they cannot give informed consent to participate in research studies. Close family members are left with the decision, but there is no clear policy for thi...

FDA's Proposed Mercury Fish Advice Based on Flawed Science, Say MD and Anti-Mercury Advocates

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, a parent of a mercury-poisoning victim joined a medical doctor and an advocacy group in refuting the FDA's proposal to stop warning pregnant women and children about exposure risks from mercury in fish. "We've known for years that me...

Free Trial of Call Center Outsourcing Services and Performance Based Telemarketing from Outsourcing City

Despite the financial crisis the nation is facing, call center outsourcing services provider Outsourcing City remains stable and solid in their services. In order to aid businesses to further save on its investments, the company is now offering free trial call center outsourcing services as well ...

Physicians Anticipate Higher Prescribing Based on JUPITER Study

SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Just three days after the JUPITER trial results were presented at the American Heart Association meeting and simultaneously published online by the New England Journal of Medicine, an AlphaDetail survey of more than 100 primary care physicians shows that ...

Cyberonics Provides Business Update Based on Final Ambulatory Payment Classification Rate Change Announcement by CMS

Company Reaffirms Fiscal Year 2009 Revenue Guidance HOUSTON, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cyberonics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYBX) today announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has published the 2009 CMS Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) Final Rule ...

Novel Solid-State Laser Design Based on Synthetic Diamond From Element Six Opens up New Applications

ASCOT, England, October 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the Institute of Photonics, University of Strathclyde, have started work on a 3.5 year project to develop a novel solid-state laser design incorporating CVD (chemical vapour deposition) diamond manufactured by Element Six Ltd. Element S...

John McCain's Health Care Plan Based on Same Policies That Are Causing Wall Street Meltdown

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every day, another financial institution shutters its doors. Over 600,000 thousand U.S. jobs have been lost so far this year. Gas, food, and health care prices are through the roof. The writing is on the wall: the American economy is teetering on...

DURECT Announces the IND Submission for a Third Abuse-Resistant Opioid Pain Medication Based on Its ORADUR(TM) Technology

CUPERTINO, Calif., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX ) today reported that Pain Therapeutics (Nasdaq: PTIE ), its licensee, has submitted an Investigational New Drug (IND) application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an abuse-resistant opioi...
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