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Carefx Implements Fusionfx at Fletcher Allen Health Care to Improve Anywhere/Anytime Access to Crucial Patient Information

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Carefx Corporation today announced the successful deployment of its Fusionfx solution at Fletcher Allen Health Care, a nationally recognized academic medical center that provides advanced care to approximately one million people in Vermont ...

Passage of Illinois House Bill 2290 Adds Crucial Due Process Protection Governing Sterilization of Adults With Disabilities

Equip for Equality's Judicial Victory Leads to Legislative Reform for Adults with Disabilities Under Guardianship CHICAGO, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Illinois General Assembly passed legislation to ban the sterilization of adults with disabilities under guardianship...

Canine Cancer #1 Fear of Dog Lovers, Web Exclusive by Morris Animal Foundation Provides News on Latest Breakthroughs - Crucial Facts for Dog Owners

One in Four Dogs Die of Cancer Cancer is the Number One Cause of Death in Dogs Over 2 MAF Canine Cancer Campaign Seeking to Treat and Cure Dogs DENVER, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Dog owners and lovers in the United States view canine cancer as the greatest health threat to their belo...

Choosing a Highly-Trained Bariatric Surgeon Crucial as Surgical Weight Loss Procedures Rise and Less-Qualified Doctors Flood the Market

In response to the growing consumer demand for weight loss surgery, the number of physicians performing these procedures has also skyrocketed, enabling unqualified doctors to infiltrate the industry. Selecting a board-certified surgeon who is a member of the American Society of Bariatric Surgery ...

NIH scientists discover crucial control in long-lasting immunity

National Institutes of Health (NIH) scientists have identified a protein that plays matchmaker between two key types of white blood cells, T and B cells, enabling them to interact in a way that is crucial to establishing long-lasting immunity after an infection. Their finding may also explain why...

Hissey Kientz Concerned That Patients Have Not Been Provided With Crucial Information About Digitek Recall Despite the Dangers of Digoxin Toxicity

Hissey Kientz, LLP is concerned that despite a recent recall notice for the heart drug Digitek, the drug’s manufacturer has failed to provide any additional information on how long the heart medication was being improperly manufactured. According to a press release issued by the manufacture...

Senator Vitter Threatens Crucial AIDS Bill

WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of lives are at stake today as the Senate prepares to vote on crucial global AIDS, TB and malaria legislation (S. 2731). The debate on the Senate floor is expected to begin this afternoon, and this is the last chance for the bill to be ap...

Canine Cancer #1 Fear of Dog Lovers; Web Exclusive By Morris Animal Foundation Provides News on Latest Breakthroughs - Crucial Facts for Dog Owners

One in Four Dogs Die of Cancer Cancer is the Number One Cause of Death in Dogs Over 2 MAF Canine Cancer Campaign Seeking to Treat and Cure Dogs DENVER, July 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Dog owners and lovers in the United States view canine cancer as the greatest healt...

Next 10 years crucial to ensure provision of clean water for future generations

The world needs to develop a means of securing the supply of clean fresh water within the next 10 years if we are to tackle looming water shortages, leading expert on water purification and director of the US National Science Foundation's Science and Technology Centre for Advanced Materials for th...

Pennsylvania Agriculture Official Says Passage of PA ABC Crucial to Rural Communities

Says Majority of Uninsured are Working, Struggling to Make Ends Meet HARRISBURG, Pa., May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Working adults in rural communities who are struggling with the rising costs of health care would be greatly helped if the General Assembly approves a bill to provide heal...

A stem cell type supposed to be crucial for angiogenesis and cancer growth does not exist?

Angiogenesis, the growth of new blood vessels, is a central process in diverse physiological and pathological situations such as healing of wounds and traumas, cardiovascular disorders, inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, and in cancer growth. The current belief about the source...

Renowned Doctor Says Best Way to Obtain Crucial Vitamin D Is From Sun; but Still, Don't Forget Sunscreen

With More Than 50 percent of Americans Vitamin D Deficient, Dr. Karl Gruber Says the Sun is the Best Solution - but for Only 10 Minutes Weekly; Wear Sunscreen With UVA and UVB Protection to Avoid Melanoma and Premature Aging CHARLESTON, S.C., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- As many as half of all U.S....

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Offers Crucial Help at a Critical Time

LLS's Insurance Co-Pay Assistance Program Provides Financial Support for Prescriptions, Health Insurance Co-Pays WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The lymphoma diagnosis was terrifying enough. But when Charlotte Kostakos, 75, and her husband, Steven, 74, began struggli...

2 genes found to play crucial role in cell survival

COLUMBUS, Ohio New research suggests that two recently discovered genes are critically important for controlling cell survival during embryonic development. The genes, called E2F7 and E2F8, are the least understood members of a family of genes that play a fundamental role in animal development....

AHF Says 'Op-Out' Clause is Crucial to New Jersey Law Requiring HIV Testing of Pregnant Women

Goal: Increase Testing While Preserving Choice SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the operator of the largest non-government HIV testing program in California, today offered its qualified support for a new HIV testing protocol signed in...

Molecular pathway appears crucial in development of pulmonary fibrosis

A study led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers may have found a key mechanism underlying idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a usually fatal lung disease for which transplantation is the only successful treatment. The investigators found that a specific molecular pathway appears ...

Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths Applauds Senator Durbin's Hospital Infection Legislation, but Suggests Some Crucial Additions in Order to Combat Soaring MRSA Rates

NEW YORK, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release is being issued by the Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths: "I am glad to see Senator Durbin's bill will use Medicare's purchasing clout to motivate hospitals to reduce infection," said Betsy McCaughey, Ph.D., Chairman of RI...

Is a good night's sleep crucial for your health?

In spring 2005 a large European research and training network was established to investigate the causes and implications of poor sleep from a medical as well as from a social point of view. This EU-financed sleep research project, The biomedical and sociological effects of sleep restriction, is co...

Cities Say Restaurant Nutrition Information Crucial in Fighting Obesity

Statement by Donald J. Borut, Executive Director of the National League of Cities WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued today by Donald J. Borut, Executive Director of the National League of Cities: Regarding today's ...

Timing – Crucial for Asthma Drugs to Wor

Dr. Richard Martin, head of the pulmonary division at National Jewish Medical and Research Center in Denver, // suggests that allergy pills must be consumed before bedtime and asthma medicines in the late afternoon to maximise its effectiveness. The advice is drawn from the fact that body beh...

MRI Screening of Other Breast Crucial for Patients Diagnosed With Cancer in One Breast

A multi-center study concludes that women with a recent diagnosis of cancer in one breast should have MRI screening of the opposite breast.// This study was conducted by the Chapel Hill researchers at University of North Carolina. The international research team found that MRI, or magneti...

Genetics Plays A Crucial Role In Preemies' Destructive Eye Disease

Researchers from The Yale School of Medicine have reported that genetics has a major role in influencing retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in preemies//, a disease known to hamper the development of blood vessels in the retina and could cause blindness. This report is published in the November issue...

Awareness about anaphylaxis crucial to prevent fatalities

Education is a panacea for many ills and who knows it better than US health experts who have set a public campaign rolling, to inform the public about the virulence// of an allergic reaction called anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis can actually descend upon its victim silently and with such alacrity...

Scientist Discovers Crucial Part of Blood-Clotting Process

A researcher at The University of Texas Health Center at Tyler has discovered how a small but crucial part of the blood-clotting process works. Once the process// is thoroughly understood, synthetic chemicals can be designed to regulate it, thus preventing excessive bleeding or blood clotting. The ...

Eye Hygiene Crucial To Keep Fungus at Bay

Bausch & Lomb have been at their wits end since the 13th of April when their contact lens solution, ReNu, got embroiled in the eye of a storm, after reports got// wind that the solution was spurring a fungus infection called Fusarium keratitis , known to affect the cornea. There were nearly 109 cas...

Farming Plays A Crucial Role In Reducing Global Warming

Agriculture has become synonymous with food production, but that is not always the case since farming operations also provide a safe habitat for wildlife besides playing a key role in reducing global warming. // "Agriculture, which includes planted forests, is the world's largest human-managed ecos...

Media Plays Crucial Role In Flu Vaccinations

Many parents are going in for vaccinating their children against flu as a result of the extensive coverage the media has given to the influenza virus. This has been revealed by the researchers belonging to the Vanderbilt University// Medical Center, and it has been published by the journal Pediatri...

Prevention And Control Of Diabetes Crucial To Indian Population

In a first ever study conducted on the prevalence of diabetes in the Indian population, several important aspects of control and prevention of diabetes has been uncovered. // So far, such studies have only been conducted on Western population, the results of which cannot be applied to South Asians...

Fear Factor Found To Be Crucial In Shaping An Individual’s Personalit

In a novel study conducted to explore the relationship between the size of a brain structure and the ability to recover from traumatic experiences, it has been found out that the same region // of the brain that is responsible for fear inhibition may also influence the overall personality of the in...

Survey finds that discussion with family very crucial in organ donation decision

The novel idea of organ transplantation continues to entice the imagination of successive generations with significant advancements being achieved every day. The worldwide demand for human organs has prompted researchers to look into the concept of organ donation at a closer level.// The find...

Timely Detection of Type-1 Diabetes Crucial

Houston- Dr. Morey Haymond, chief of paediatric endocrinology at Texas Children's has observed that parents are unable to pick up certain tell// tale signs of diabetes in children. Children may be struck with Type 1 diabetes when they are a bit more independent, hence parents many not be ab...

Heart Has Enough Oxygen to Survive Hypothermia; CPR Crucial

Researchers from Norway may have ruled out insufficient oxygen supply to the heart as the critical variable in whether a mammal’s heart survives while in a hypothermic state.// Writing in the July issue of the American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology, researchers found ...

Type of inhaler used in asthma treatment crucial

Asthma is one of the most prevalent diseases in our society with more than five million people being affected with the disease, in the UK alone. According to a major study in the UK, in which researchers examined the medical records of almost 900,000 asthma patients across the UK, asthma sufferers ...

Care to Care Receives Full URAC Health Utilization Management Accreditation

...reditation, Care to Care has demonstrated a commitment to quality health care," said Alan P. Spielman, URAC president and CEO. "Quality health care is crucial to our nation's welfare and it is important to have organizations that are willing to measure themselves against national standards and undergo rigoro...

New Research Suggests Most Are Willing to Make Tradeoffs and Would Embrace Comprehensive Health Care Reform

...hropic engagement across the U.S. to improve the lives of vulnerable children and families. Public support for any proposed health care plan is crucial to its approval and, ultimately, its implementation. In 1993, the Clinton Administration's health reform plan enjoyed a 71 percent approval rating ear...

Sen. Brown, Hacker, to Release New Paper On How Public Plan in House and Senate Bills Measure Up

...the leverage to compete against private insurers, rein in costs and make health care affordable for all. Hacker's paper argues that, during the crucial start-up period, the public health insurance plan should be able to piggyback on Medicare's provider network and payment methodology. Hacker says this...

Make Eye Exams Part of the Back to School Routine

...not realize that one in four students have a visual impairment. "Because a child's vision may change frequently, regular eye and vision care is crucial to a student's classroom success," said Dr. Michael Earley, optometrist and the AOA's vision & learning specialist. "Unfortunately, most parents a...

Crucial Finding Advances Spinal Cord Injury Research

...the journal Nature Neuroscience . "The ability to guide regenerating axons to a correct target after spinal cord injury has always been a point of crucial importance in contemplating translation of regeneration therapies to humans," senior author Dr. Mark Tuszynski, director of UCSD's Center for Neural R...

Synthetic biology -- opportunities and risks

...and medicines, but also of fuels and new materials. Early-stage dialogue with the public on the natural science, legal, economic and ethical issues is crucial for the success and acceptance of this new technology. With a joint position paper on the opportunities and risks posed by synthetic biology, the Deut...

Parents Concerned About Kids' After-School Snacking Habits

...sical activity and health, the body as a whole must work optimally. A balance of carbohydrates, protein, fat, vitamins, minerals and fluids all play a crucial role." About Farm Rich: Farm Rich sets the standard for delicious, easy-to-prepare food the whole family loves with its lineup of snacks...
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