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Patients Affected by Parkinsons may Be Benefited from Treadmill Exercise

University of Southern California (USC) researchers have shown that patients with Parkinsons disease and similar movement disorders may benefit from treadmill exercises. Dr. Michael Jakowec, Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Keck School of Medicine, studied the effects of treadmill ...

African Children Benefited Through GAVI Programmes

Millions of children around the world more so in Africa have been benefited by GAVI (Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization) programmes.// This programme enables the children to receive vaccines at a reduced price. This was revealed by Microsoft founder Bill Gates at the World Economi...

Multiple Sclerosis Patients Benefited by Parasitic Infections

A recent research finding indicates that patients who were affected by parasitic infections had a lower rate of relapse of multiple sclerosis (MS). Multiple Sclerosis is an auto immune disease which harms the myelin sheath that covers the nerve fibres. // Jorge Correale and Mauricio Farez of the...

People with early AMD not benefited by Laser Treatment

It was earlier thought that low-intensity laser treatment was potentially beneficial in slowing and preventing the loss of vision// from age-related macular degeneration (AMD). A recent study, the Complications of Age-Related Macular Degeneration Prevention Trial (CAPT) supported by grants from the...

Stroke Patients Benefited by Occupational Therapy

Stroke patients are benefited by occupational therapy which helps them recover their ability to take care of themselves and keeping them independent// longer, according to a new scientific review of the best available data. Lead author of the study Dr. Lynn Legg of the Glasgow Royal Infirmary in...

IBS Sufferers Benefited by Non-Absorbable Antibiotics

A non absorbable antibiotic which stays in the gut has been found to be an effective long-term treatment for irritable// bowel syndrome (IBS) according to researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. The study has been published in the October 17 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine It is...

Cancer patients benefited by online information services and support groups

Novel research from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research has revealed that breast cancer patients, who avail// the online information services and the information provided by support groups, feel confident about managing their illness and coming ...

Physical Activity benefited Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) patients

According to a comparative study, physically active peripheral artery disease (PAD) patients have showed lesser death rates than PAD patients who are physically inactive//. Researchers have also indicated that less physically active PAD patients had an increased risk for heart diseases. ‘We...

Preterm Babies Benefited from a New NI Spectroscopy

Researchers at the Monash Institute of Medical Research (MIMR) have developed a new machine, named near-infrared spectroscopy, which allowed scientists// to monitor preterm babies constantly. Although it was the first of its kind in Australia, helped doctors to monitor continuously, the fluctu...

Engineered Tissue Implants benefited Knee Injured patients

Scientists at the University of Bristol have recommended that knee cartilage injuries could be possibly repaired by bioengineered tissue implants //without any signs of osteoarthritis progression. 'The maturation of cartilage implanted with engineered tissue has taken only about 12 months and ...

Older Adults could be Benefited from Chinese Martial-Arts

Ancient Chinese exercises, which focus on meditation and relaxation techniques, have proved beneficial for older adults – a new study by researchers at the University of Illinois says//. Adding strength to the previous work, a recent study of Martial arts such as Qigong and Taiji, practiced by ...

Children Benefited By Moderate Maternal Stress?

Disputing the widely held belief, moderate levels of psychological stress in the expectant mother might prove beneficial to fetal maturation,// according to research conducted at the Johns Hopkins University and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. The study is published in...

Air Methods Reports 2Q2009 Results and 3Q2009 Update

...hich improved margins in both services divisions, as well as to reductions in general and administrative costs. In addition, the current-year quarter benefited from improved contributions from revenue growth within the Products Division. Maintenance expense decreased by $3.0 million or 13%, while maintenanc...

Cambrex Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...cond quarter 2008. The second quarter 2009 reflects a favorable geographic mix of income compared to the second quarter 2008, and this year's results benefited from a recently enacted reduction in tax rates in Sweden. The Company's effective tax rates have been and are expected to remain highly sensitive to ...

Brand New Conference on Developing 21st Century Military Medical Capabilities to be Held in Abu Dhabi

... the process, the company has built a formidable reputation for quality and value. During this time, the Middle East's most progressive companies have benefited from IQPC's unrivalled global reach, which has connected international expertise with regional and local leaders. For more information on the ...

New Study Measures Benefits of More Involved Fathers

...rolyn Pape Cowan, Professor of Psychology Emerita at the University of California, Berkeley , who also co-authored the study. "And children clearly benefited because moms and dads were happier and healthier." The research was funded by the California Department of Social Services Office of Child Abu...

Gen-Probe Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter 2009

...net income and EPS in the first six months of 2008 benefited from a number of non-recurring items, most notably...net income and EPS in the first six months of 2009 benefited from $8.2 million of one-time revenue ($0.10 of EP...al diagnostics sales in the second quarter of 2009 benefited from revenue associated with Tepnel's transplant d...

'Here Comes the Sun': Celebrity Equinox Named in Southampton

...d to the cause would do. And Nina exemplifies that exceptionally," said Celebrity Cruises President & CEO Dan Hanrahan. "Her tireless efforts have benefited countless women battling breast cancer, and her personal triumph over it has inspired thousands of women, men and families in the UK and beyond." ...

Hospira Reports Second-Quarter 2009 Results

...illion in the second quarter of 2008. Driving the growth were the results for Specialty Injectable Pharmaceuticals (SIP) and Other Pharma. SIP results benefited in part from a favorable comparison to the second quarter of 2008, which was impacted by lower-than-average wholesaler buying patterns. Partially offs...

Mathematical modeling predicts response to Herceptin

...h, examined the role of PTEN protein expression on resistance to Herceptin. PTEN is a protein that acts as a tumor suppressor gene. "Herceptin has benefited thousands of women with HER2 positive breast cancer, but only a third to half of patients treated with this agent respond," said Faratian. "We need to...

LCA-Vision Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

...0 spent year-to-date. "Our financial results for the second quarter include $1.6 million in restructuring and impairment charges, yet we benefited from a $6 million tax refund related to the utilization of net operating losses generated in 2008. We generated $5.2 million in cash from operations ...

Danaher Corporation Announces Retirement of Executive Vice President Philip W. Knisely

... growth and evolution of the Danaher portfolio over the past nine years," said H. Lawrence Culp, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer. "We have benefited greatly from Phil's leadership and he will be missed." Danaher Corporation is a leading manufacturer of Professional Instrumentation, Medical T...

Highmark Inc. Awards $14,000 to 28 Pennsylvania Nonprofit Organizations

... athletics. Hika began volunteering with the organization because she saw how it positively benefited her own children. ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Annie E. Sterline ...

IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results

...ategic. Operating expense productivity is becoming a way of life at IDEXX, and is an integral part of our plan for 2009 and beyond." "We also benefited modestly, versus our last guidance in April, from the weakening of the U.S. dollar in relation to the currencies of our international markets. This po...

Immucor Announces Fiscal Fourth Quarter Results

...illion in the current year quarter, an increase of approximately $10.4 million, or 15%, over the fourth quarter of fiscal 2008. Revenue in the quarter benefited from both price and volume contributions. Revenue in the quarter was negatively impacted by approximately $3.0 million from foreign currency translati...

Oclaro Reports Positive Adjusted EBITDA in First Post-Merger Quarter

...n-GAAP gross margin excludes $0.3 million of stock compensation in each of the quarters ended June 27, 2009 and March 28, 2009. Non-GAAP gross margin benefited from non-recurring items, in particular the inclusion of Avanex results for two out of the three months in the quarter, and would have otherwise been ...

Study in this Week's Issue of Cell Finds Injected Growth Factor Spurs Heart Regeneration

...on. Children's Hospital Boston is home to the world's largest research enterprise based at a pediatric medical center, where its discoveries have benefited both children and adults since 1869. More than 500 scientists, including eight members of the National Academy of Sciences, 12 members of the Institut...

my1HIE Fuels the Growth of E-Prescribing in Michigan

...s we have because organized physician groups like United Physicians have helped doctors implement this in their practices. Other groups like ours have benefited from outside help from Matt Walsh and his team at HAP as well as from the platform that UP and my1HIE(R) have helped us set up. I don't want...

Eliminating Cell Receptor Prevents Infections in Animal Study

...nerations of pediatric healthcare professionals and pioneering major research initiatives, Children's Hospital has fostered many discoveries that have benefited children worldwide. Its pediatric research program is among the largest in the country, ranking second in National Institutes of Health funding. In ad...

A Drug-Dispensing Contact Lens

... Children's Hospital Boston is home to the world's largest research enterprise based at a pediatric medical center, where its discoveries have benefited both children and adults since 1869. More than 500 scientists, including eight members of the National Academy of Sciences, 1 2 members of ...

iCRco Conducts 2009 Asia/Pacific Distributor Training Program

... to a four day course with multiple instructors and included more extensive hardware and software training than ever before. Our distribution partners benefited from having in depth instruction on iCRco's complete line of digital radiography solutions. The Asia/Pacific market has become one of iCRco's stronges...

Pennsylvania Insurance Department Examinations to Focus on Health Insurance Competition

...circumstances in Pennsylvania with competing Blue licenses in three of the state's four regions, as well as evidence that Blue on Blue competition has benefited consumers and enhanced the Blue brand in the central region. Whether there are other agreements among the Blues that impede rather tha...

Flexi-Seal(R) Fecal Management System Receives 2008 Critical Care Nurse Advertising Effectiveness Award

... Flexi-Seal((R)) FMS is widely used at over 1,800 intensive care unit hospitals(2) in the United States, and more than 500,000 patients have benefited from the use of Flexi-Seal((R)) FMS.(2) ConvaTec continues to support healthcare professionals with a dedicated on-call nurse specialist program. To...

Teaming Up to Tackle a Deadly Cancer

...ts with a drug called rapamycin that is active in the mTOR pathway. Results published on July 1 in the Annals of Oncology demonstrated that patients benefited significantly from this therapy. The foundation has also funded the launch of the Chordoma Genome Project to sequence the chordoma genome to identi...

New Map of Genomic Variation Will Enable Disease Research

...nerations of pediatric healthcare professionals and pioneering major research initiatives, Children's Hospital has fostered many discoveries that have benefited children worldwide. Its pediatric research program is among the largest in the country, ranking second in National Institutes of Health funding. In ad...

World's First Deep Brain Stimulation Device Approved for Treatment of Psychiatric Condition in Europe

...ain stimulation therapies were pioneered by Medtronic neuromodulation and to date, with more than 20 years of experience, 60,000 people worldwide have benefited from Medtronic DBS therapy for Parkinson's disease, essential tremor and dystonia," said Karl Schweitzer, vice president for Medtronic's Neuromodulati...

Making the difficult task of transporting a child with special needs safer

...cing seats when weight and height dictated that the child should have faced to the rear. They also reported that 20 percent of the children would have benefited from additional body-positioning support. "Like all kids, children with special needs have medical and dental appointments and many other reaso...

TeamPraxis Finishes Strong First Year of National Sales

...t visit, missing both the opportunity to improve care as well as the financial benefit a physician can enjoy. TeamPraxis has also significantly benefited from the Obama Administration's emphasis on investing in health information technology, as many CQS sales have been catalyzed by the promised physicia...

Influenza monitoring by the US military

...d services and with DoD partner nations overseas, and operated in concert with WHO and CDC programs. As a result, the DoD and other global communities benefited from improved surveillance and expanded influenza laboratory and epidemiologic capability. The generated data and information supported timely, inform...

Statement by John Bailey, Chief Scientist The Personal Care Products Council, Response to EWG's 2009 Sunscreen Report

... WASHINGTON, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 30 years, consumers have benefited from the use of sunscreen products to protect themselves from the harmful effects of the sun, including sun burn, premature skin aging, and certain ty...
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