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The risk of developing deep vein thrombosis during a flight is often overestimated

This release is available in German . The risk of developing deep vein thrombosis during a long flight is often overestimated. According to the German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG), this condition is very unlikely in healthy travellers. When people wear a cas...

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

TOLOCHENAZ, Switzerland, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - CE Mark Approval for Medtronic's Reclaim(R) DBS Therapy for Treatment of Chronic, Severe Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Medtronic today announced that Reclaim(R) Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Therapy has received CE (Conf...

MRI May Help Find Deep Endometriosis

Scan can pinpoint cases that do and do not require surgery, researcher says TUESDAY, July 7 (HealthDay News) -- MRI can successfully diagnose deep endometriosis and offers surgeons a better map to finding wayward uterine tissue that needs to be removed, a new study suggests. All but...

MRI Accurately Depicts Deep Endometriosis

Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), radiologists may be able to diagnose deep endometriosis and accurately locate lesions prior to surgery, according to a new study published in the online edition of Radiology. Oak Brook, Ill. (Vocus) July 7, 2009 -- Using magnetic ...

MRI accurately depicts deep endometriosis

OAK BROOK, Ill. (July 7, 2009) Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), radiologists may be able to diagnose deep endometriosis and accurately locate lesions prior to surgery, according to a new study published in the online edition of Radiology . "Pelvic MRI at 3 Tesla is a noninvasive techn...

Mayo Clinic Proceedings reviews deep brain stimulation to treat psychiatric diseases

ROCHESTER, Minn. Pioneering therapeutic trials to investigate the effectiveness of deep brain stimulation (DBS) in hard-to-treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and Tourette's syndrome are underway at multiple medical centers around the world, according to a review in the June 200...

Pharmacomechanical Thrombectomy Procedure Adoption to Accelerate Due to More Aggressive Treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis, According to Millennium Research Group

WALTHAM, Mass., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, pharmacomechanical thrombectomy (PMT) procedure adoption will accelerate over the next five years due to growing physician interest in treating deep...

Of body and mind, and deep meditation

Chinese researchers have unlocked the mechanism of an emerging mind-body technique that produces measurable changes in attention and stress reduction in just five days of practice. The practice -- integrative body-mind training (IBMT) -- was adapted from traditional Chinese medicine in the 1990...

New Poll on Obama, Catholics and the Notre Dame Commencement Finds Deep Divisions Among Catholics

WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll by the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life finds that while most Catholics who have heard about the issue support President Barack Obama's visit to Notre Dame , deep divisions exist between the most-observant Catholi...

FRC's Tony Perkins Challenges Sebelius' Integrity, Deep Ties to Late-Term Abortionist George Tiller

WICHITA, Kan., April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins today released the following statement at a news conference held across the street from infamous late-term abortionist Dr. George Tiller's clinic in Wichita, Kansas. (Logo: http://www....

Texas Racers Take a Deep Breath and Set Their Sights for the Heights

First-ever competitive stairclimb events planned in Houston and Dallas to benefit the American Lung Association ST. LOUIS, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Get ready for some heavy breathing and heart-pounding action. Energizer and the American Lung Association are bringing the first-ever...

Rallies in Five Cities Planned on Friday the 13th to Protect CA Families From the Bad Budget Deal and Permanent, Deep Cuts to Homecare, Education, and Other Vital Services

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Governor and legislators announced a budget deal that includes temporary revenues in exchange for deep cuts and a budget cap that makes them permanent, SEIU members and community allies from around the state plan to rally in front of th...

New Study Finds CO2 Ablative Fractional Resurfacing Safe And Effective For Deep Acne Scarring

For many acne patients, the resulting acne scars which last long after the pimples have disappeared can cause considerable psychosocial distress. Now, a new study recently published in "Lasers in Surgery and Medicine" (August 2008 issue), the peer-reviewed professional journal of the A...

Home Oxygen Leaders Commend Sen. Baucus' Efforts to Expand Health Care Access, Warn That Deep Cuts in Oxygen Benefit May Undercut Access

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for Quality Respiratory Care (CQRC) today commended Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) for developing important and creative approaches to ensuring that all Americans have access to high quality health care and undersc...

Innovative Deep Vein Thrombosis Treatment Yields Priceless Payoff

Phoenix Interventional Radiologist Aaron Wittenberg, MD, uses an investor's technology to yield the ultimate return: saving someone else's life PHOENIX, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Scottsdale businessman Warren Kaplan decided a decade ago to invest in Possis Medical, he had no idea...

Pre-election surveys show deep concern about state of health care

With only a few days remaining before Election Day, researchers from Harvard School of Public Health and the Kaiser Family Foundation, writing for the November 6, 2008, New England Journal of Medicine, find that seven in ten registered voters say major changes are needed in the U.S. health care ...

Results From Pre-Election Surveys Published in NEJM Show Deep Concerns About State of Health Care With McCain and Obama Supporters Differing Sharply on Directions for New Administration

Analysis Draws from Kaiser/Harvard Survey of Registered Voters in September, As Well As Other Recent Public Polls and Historical Presidential Election Exit Polls MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With only a few days remaining before Election Day, researchers from Harvar...

Gerbig Engineering Introduces 7 " Deep Extrusions for Cleanroom Construction

Gerbig Engineering, a cleanroom manufacturer, introduces new product that allows more efficient use of larger cleanrooms. Burnsville, Minn. (PRWEB) October 22, 2008 -- Gerbig Engineering, a designer, fabricator and installer of cleanrooms and cleanroom equipment annou...

CleveMed Receives $1.23 Million in NIH Funding to Develop a System to Augment Deep Brain Stimulation Programming in Parkinson's Disease

CLEVELAND, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Medical Devices Inc. (CleveMed) announced it has been awarded $1.23 million in NIH SBIR FastTrack funding from the National Institute on Aging to develop ParkinTune(TM), a system to augment stimulator programming in deep brain stimulation (DBS) proce...

Eisai Inc. Supports Acting Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

Support Reflects Eisai's human health care (hhc) Mission to Serve the Needs of Patients and Families WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. announced today its support of the Acting Surgeon General's Call to Action on venous thromboembolism (VTE), a seri...

Promising results in deep brain stimulation for patients with treatment-resistant depression

New data from a study of patients with treatment-resistant depression who underwent deep brain stimulation (DBS) in the subcallosal cingulate region (SCG or Cg25) of the brain shows that this intervention is generally safe and provides significant improvement in patients as early as one month afte...

Electronic Medical Records Are No Longer Limited to Physicians with Deep Pockets

LATHRUP VILLAGE, Mich., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Webahn Inc. announces the launch of an online electronic medical records application -- Capzule.com. This new system makes it affordable for small physician groups to make the switch. *(LOGO Link: Send2Press.com/mediaboom/08-0715-Capzule_72dpi....

Premier conference on neurotechnology and deep brain stimulation to be held in Cleveland June 16-18

CLEVELAND Is it possible to restore function to a paralyzed limb? Or to control the tremors caused by Parkinson's disease? These are two of the several topics that will be presented at the Neural Interfaces Conference, June 16-18, hosted by Case Western Reserve University. The conference will be...

Key to Angelina-like cheeks? Add volume to deep fat compartment

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. Not only are cheeks central to your face they are central to the American concept of beauty. A study in Junes Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), found that a deep fat compartment located wi...

Key to Angelina-Like Cheeks? Add Volume to Deep Fat Compartment

ASPS Study Says Discovery of Deep Fat Compartment Essential to Facial Rejuvenation EMBARGO FOR RELEASE MAY 28, 2008 ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - Not only are cheeks central to your face -- they are central to the American concept of beauty. A study in June's ...

Fleeting Facial Expressions Reveal Deep Secrets

Study finding could help experts determine who's lying and who's telling the truth FRIDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- They say the eyes are a window into the soul, but scientists have been reporting for some time now that "microexpressions" -- lightning-fast, almost imperceptible fac...

New Scan 'Sees' Tumors Deep Inside Body

Imaging technique could help surgeons remove all cancerous tissue WEDNESDAY, April 2 (HealthDay News) -- Stanford University researchers have developed a new imaging system that illuminates tumors deep inside the body and lets doctors view details 1,000 times smaller than previously ...

North American Insurance Leaders, Inc. Receives an Estimate of Deep South 2007 Governing EBITDA

NEW YORK, March 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- North American Insurance Leaders, Inc. (Amex: NAO ), today announced that it has received an estimate from the Deep South Companies ("Deep South") for 2007 Governing EBITDA that could be as high as $21,513,716. This calculation is subject to review...

New therapy effectively treats deep vein thrombosis

OAK BROOK, Ill. A novel treatment for blood clots in the legs appears to be safe and effective, according to a pilot study published in the February issue of Radiology. The study found that injecting or lacing the clot with a fiber-binding thrombolytic agent effectively treats deep vein thrombosi...

Lack of Deep Sleep Raises Diabetes Risk

Three nights of interrupted slumber upsets young people's blood sugar levels, study finds THURSDAY, Jan. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Failing to sleep deeply for just three nights running has the same negative effect on the body's ability to manage insulin as gaining 20 to 30 pounds, diabetes research...

Lack of deep sleep may increase risk of type 2 diabetes

Suppression of slow-wave sleep in healthy young adults significantly decreases their ability to regulate blood-sugar levels and increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, report researchers at the University of Chicago Medical Center in the Early Edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of S...

Sleep chemical central to effectiveness of deep brain stimulation

A brain chemical that makes us sleepy also appears to play a central role in the success of deep brain stimulation to ease symptoms in patients with Parkinsons disease and other brain disorders. The surprising finding is outlined in a paper published online Dec. 23 in Nature Medicine. The work ...

Nano-sized voltmeter measures electric fields deep within cells

ANN ARBOR, Mich.---A wireless, nano-scale voltmeter developed at the University of Michigan is overturning conventional wisdom about the physical environment inside cells. It may someday help researchers tackle such tricky medical issues as why cancer cells grow out of control and how damaged nerv...

Area deep within the brain found to play role in sensory perception

The ventrolateral nucleus (VL) of the thalamus is connected to the cerebellum and motor cortex and therefore thought to be involved in motor function. A new study to be published in Annals of Neurology, the official journal of the American Neurological Association, found that the VL also plays a r...

Benefit of grapes may be more than skin deep

ANN ARBOR, Mich. Can a grape-enriched diet prevent the downhill sequence of heart failure after years of high blood pressure? A University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center study suggests grapes may prevent heart health risks beyond the simple blood pressure-lowering impact that can come from...

Infant Mortality Rising in Deep South in US

Infant mortality rates rose sharply to 11.4 per thousand in the southern state of Mississippi in the United States, up from 9.7 the previous //year, according to figures released recently. Smaller rises also occurred in 2005 in Alabama, North Carolina and Tennessee. Louisiana and South Carolin...

Penn Scientists Engineer Small Molecules to Probe Proteins Deep Inside Cell Membrane

PHILADELPHIA -- Proteins, which form much of the molecular machinery required for life, are the targets of most drug molecules//. One third of all proteins are membrane proteins – embedded within the cell’s fatty outer layer. While scientists can easily study the other two-thirds using such tools a...

Choking Game, Rage Among US Teens, Evokes Deep Concern

16-year-old Levi Draher of San Antonio in Texas in the US almost died of a choking game. He has survived to campaign against such dangerous games.// Levi was found suspended on a rope he had slung across a bunk-bed frame. He had pushed his neck onto the rope. He wanted to achieve a surging rush...

Seated Immobility Causes Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

A research conducted by the Medical Research Institute of New Zealand suggested that people who sit for long hours without moving// are said to be more prone to deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Deep vein thrombosis is a state where blood clots are formed in the deep vein regions of thigh or calf. Th...

Violent Video Games Leave Deep Impressions in Brain

Young children, can show behavioral abnormalities, if they are habituated to excessive viewing of violent video games. This was reported by a study conducted recently at Indiana// University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. Teenagers exposed to violent video games are less inclined to be self co...
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