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National Council on Disability to Call for Emergency Management Changes for People with Disabilities

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Council on Disability (NCD) will release its latest report on effective emergency management for people with disabilities at 9:45 a.m. on August 12 at the International Association of Emergency Managers' 2009 National Conferenc...

Omaha School of Massage Therapy Adds Healthcare Programs, Joins Herzing University, and Changes Name

OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The highly regarded massage school now offers healthcare programs and regional accreditation, both attributed to becoming a part of Herzing University in May 2009. The school name has been changed to Omaha School of Massage and Healthcar...

Stent Studies Tied to Rapid Changes in Use

Fast dissemination of data may become main stimulus for change, experts say TUESDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) -- Rapid dissemination of new data about the risks posed by drug-eluting stents led to an almost immediate decrease in the use of the stents, according to a new report. Drug...

Comprehensive Look at Rare Leukemia Finds Relatively Few Genetic Changes Launch Disease

St. Jude scientists identify new genes implicated in childhood acute myeloid leukemia (AML), but analysis underscores the need for more detailed look at the complete AML genome MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The most comprehensive analysis yet of the genome o...

Digital Storage Solutions Changes Name to Shoreline Records Management, Inc.

Company Adds New Service and Expands Headquarters to Meet Market Demand Brentwood, NY (PRWEB) July 16, 2009 -- Digital Storage Solutions, Inc. today announced that it will change its name to Shoreline Records Management, Inc. In addition, the company is expanding its he...

National Social Security Disability Advocacy Firm Changes Name to "Freedom Disability" and Acquires 22,000 Square Foot Corporate Headquarters in Shelton, CT

SSC Disability (a Social Service Coordinators company) has announced a name change to Freedom Disability and has expanded its operations into a new corporate headquarters in Shelton, CT. The larger 22,000 square foot facility will accommodate the continued growth of the business, bringing hundre...

Freightquote.com Encourages Healthy Lifestyle, FreightFit Changes Lives

So many companies use "buzz words" like work/life balance, health, and fitness, to attract and retain good talent. However, Freightquote took this industry initiative one step further by creating a program that not only fosters physical health, but encourages mental health, financial we...

Ancient fossils shed light on anatomical changes accompanying evolution of first land vertebrates

Durham, NC -- Cartoon depictions of the first animals to emerge from the ocean and walk on land often show a simple fish with feet, venturing from water to land. But according to Jennifer Clack, a paleontologist at the University of Cambridge who has studied the fossils of these extinct creatures ...

A Random Act of Kindness Changes a Family's Life Forever as Alexzander Prado's Wish to Walk is Granted at Abilities Expo

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunday, May 31, 2009, will live in the hearts and minds of everyone whose tears of joy followed 5-year-old Alexzander Prado's amazing feat at the Southern California Abilities Expo ( www.abilitiesexpo.com ) in the Anaheim Convention Center. This was ...

Hospice of Michigan President and CEO Available for Comment on New England Journal of Medicine Article on Profits in Hospice Industry and Proposed Changes From MedPAC

DETROIT, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospice of Michigan, the state's largest hospice and one of the largest non-profit hospices in the nation, will have spokespersons available to comment on the New England Journal of Medicine's article on profits in the hospice industry published ...

Public Ready for Changes to Health-Care System But Unclear About Necessary Trade-Offs, Citizen Forums Suggest

NEW YORK, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many Americans see the nation's health-care system as at or near the breaking point and no longer able to be sustained, according to new research released today by Public Agenda and the Kettering Foundation. The report, Public Thinking about Copin...

Are angiotensins involved in the hemodynamic changes of cirrhosis patients?

Liver cirrhosis has been recently studied in the light of the new view of the renin angiotensin system (RAS). While the angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE)-Ang 2-AT1 receptor arm contributes to liver tissue injury and fibrosis and the maintenance of basal vascular tonus in non-compensated cirrhosi...

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Makes Agency Changes to Support Growth on Global Brands

TBWA assigned alli and Smoking Control Grey assigned US brands TUMS, Citrucel and FiberChoice PITTSBURGH, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GSK Consumer Healthcare) (NYSE: GSK ) has announced advertising agency changes to support growth for global br...

Protein Involved in Addiction Changes Brain Circuitry

Study in rats finds that even one injection leads to dependent behavior THURSDAY, May 28 (HealthDay News) -- A naturally occurring protein plays a role in the disrupted functioning of the brain's reward circuitry seen in people with drug and alcohol dependence, says a new study. "If...

NBGH Survey Finds Recession Driving Many American Workers to Make Lifestyle Changes to Help Control Health Care Costs

WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Underscoring the broad-based impact imposed by the worst economic environment in decades, the recession is taking a toll on some American workers' health and, consequently, is driving many workers to make behavioral changes to improve their health and ...

Carnival Corporation & plc Reports Financial Impact of Itinerary Changes Responding to H1N1 Influenza Mexico Travel Advisory; Plans Rapid Return to Popular Mexican Ports

MIAMI, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE CUK) today announced a financial impact estimated at approximately $0.05 per share, the majority of which will be incurred in the second fiscal quarter of 2009, as a result of modifications to cruise itiner...

Standard & Poor's Announces Changes to U.S. Index

NEW YORK, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group Inc. (NYSE: HGR ) will replace Gevity HR Inc. (NASD: GVHR) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on a date to be announced. Gevity HR is being acquired by privately held TriNet Group, Inc. in a transaction expected to cl...

Frankford Hospital Changes Its Name to Aria Health

New organizational name and brand reflects regional vision for healthcare service delivery to greater Northeast Philadelphia and Bucks County. PHILADELPHIA and LANGHORNE, Pa., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Frankford Hospital announced today that it has changed its name to Aria (pronounced ...

New Study Indicates Changes in Cigarette Design Have Increased Lung Cancer Risk and Tobacco Regulation Can Greatly Reduce Lung Cancer

WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: An important study presented Thursday at a scientific conference in Dublin, Ireland, provides powerful new evidence that U.S. smokers' risk of developing lu...

Further Testing With Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) Uncovers Additional Cancer in Breast Cancer Patients, Changes Surgical Management

Study Presented at American Society of Breast Surgeons Conference Reveals New Diagnostic Technique Helps Guide Surgical Management NEWPORT NEWS, Va., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A study from Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, revealed today that additional breast cancer was found in 9 percent...

Ultrasound changes care of some patients with rheumatic conditions

Ultrasound can be used to make an appropriate decision regarding care for patients with rheumatic conditions involving the hands and feet, according to a study performed at St. Joseph's Healthcare/McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada. The study included 62 patients. Results showed that, "app...

Genesis Pharmaceuticals Changes its Name to Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Reflect its Brand Name

LAIYANG, China, April 23 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Genesis Pharmaceuticals Enterprises, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GNPH) (the "Company"), a U.S. pharmaceutical company with its principal operations in the People's Republic of China, today announced that it has changed its name to "Jiangbo ...

Simplex Diabetic Supply Changes Its Name to Simplex Healthcare

Simplex Diabetic Supply today announced that after only 20 months it is retiring the name Simplex Diabetic Supply and will now officially be known as Simplex Healthcare. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) April 15, 2009 -- Simplex Diabetic Supply today announced that after only 20 m...

New alternative to biopsy detects subtle changes in cancer cells, Stanford study shows

STANFORD, Calif. A drop of blood or a chunk of tissue smaller than the period at the end of this sentence may one day be all that is necessary to diagnose cancers and assess their response to treatment, say researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. In a study to be published A...

Telemonitoring changes the working practice of cardiac nurses

The 9th Annual Spring Meeting of the European Society of Cardiology Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (CCNAP), organised in cooperation with the Irish Nurses Cardiovascular Association (INCA), is being held at the Royal Dublin Society, Dublin, Ireland, on 24-25 April. Th...

CVS Caremark Study Documents Changes in Prescription Drug Use to Treat High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol and Diabetes in Children and Adolescents

Results reflect impact of pediatric obesity epidemic and evolving approach to treatment of co-morbidities WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A study by CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS ) published today in the April 2009 issue of Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine , fou...

Dietary Changes Shield Latino Teens From Diabetes

Study found high-fiber, low-sugar regimen reduced risk factors MONDAY, April 6 (HealthDay News) -- Increasing fiber intake and reducing sugar consumption can help reduce type 2 diabetes risk factors in Latino teens, a new study shows. "Latino children are more insulin-resistant and...

Finland Seeks Systemic Changes in Health Care

HELSINKI, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The report entitled The Finnish Health Care System: A Value-Based Perspective highlights new strategic perspectives on the development needs of health care in Finland. The report utilizes Michael E. Porter's model on value-based health care to analyze Finnish...

Genetic changes outside nuclear DNA suspected to trigger more than half of all cancers

A buildup of chemical bonds on certain cancer-promoting genes, a process known as hypermethylation, is widely known to render cells cancerous by disrupting biological brakes on runaway growth. Now, Johns Hopkins scientists say the reverse process demethylation which wipes off those chemical bon...

eFoodSafety.com, Inc. Changes Name to Nuvilex, Inc., Reflecting New Strategic Direction of Company

Expands New Management Team and Board of Directors Expected Launch of www.nuvilex.com Reflects Company's Vision CHERRY HILL, N.J., March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- eFoodSafety.com, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: EFSF.OB), an emerging healthcare consumer products company with a portfolio...

Study finds pay for performance stimulates changes in medical practice

A large group of California physicians given financial incentives to improve the quality of medical care have begun to embrace an array of changes important to advancing quality, according to a RAND Corporation study issued today. Measures adopted by medical groups include speeding up adoption ...

Study finds injectable birth control causes significant weight gain and changes in body mass

GALVESTON, Texas Women using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA), commonly known as the birth control shot, gained an average of 11 pounds and increased their body fat by 3.4 percent over three years, according to researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). However, wome...

Nanophase Announces Changes in Principal Officers and Directors

ROMEOVILLE, Ill., March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nanophase Technologies (Nasdaq: NANX ) , a technology leader in nanomaterials and advanced nanoengineered products, announced today that the Company accepted the resignation of Dr. Richard Brotzman, effective February 28th, as its Chief Tech...

Calling Policies 'Unreasonable,' 123 Members of Congress Press for Changes in Medicare Home Oxygen Policies for Emergency Care, Supplies and Other Obligations After 36 Months of Service

House Letter Asks Lawmakers to 'Address Serious Shortcomings That Are Creating Hardships for Both Oxygen Patients and Providers' WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release was issued today by the Council for Quality Respiratory Care: In a recent letter, 123 bipa...

Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. Announce Restructuring Changes Aimed at Growing Otsuka's Pharmaceutical Business Worldwide

Restructuring efforts include the re-alignment of shared services, including Business Technology, and establishment of Pharmaceutical Governance and Medical Device Governance Committees ROCKVILLE, Md. and PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. (OAPI) and ...

TrinityCare Senior Living, Inc. Changes Fiscal Year End to December 31st

FRIENDSWOOD, Texas, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- TrinityCare Senior Living, Inc. (formerly OTCBB: JKAN) (the "Company"), which develops, manages and owns faith-based senior living facilities, today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a change in the fiscal year end of the public entity...

Medical Device Consultants, Inc. (MDCI) Announces Senior Staff Changes and Promotions

Changes Will Address Medical Device Clinical Trials, Regulatory Services, and Business Development NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- MDCI, a full-service regulatory consulting firm and CRO for the medical device industry, today announced that it has named Michael Feldstein, Ph.D....

Even with medication, asthma patients show chronic airflow changes in lungs

OAK BROOK, Ill. Using a special MRI technique, researchers have determined that the location and degree of airway narrowing in the lungs of asthma sufferers can be markedly persistent over time. The findings will be published in the February issue of Radiology . "A considerable number of air...

Pregnancy-related hormonal changes linked to increased risk of restless legs syndrome

Westchester, Ill. A study in the Feb. 1 issue of the journal Sleep shows that the elevation in estradiol levels that occurs during pregnancy is more pronounced in pregnant women with restless legs syndrome (RLS) than in controls. During the last trimester of pregnancy, levels of the estro...

Yoga Day USA Changes Lives and Builds Community

Over 300 free or nearly free events offered this Saturday, January 24 CLINTON, Md., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yoga Day USA 2009, a history-making celebration where yogis, novices, couch potatoes and triathletes, young, old and everyone in between join together to stretch mind, body ...
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