Another McGill/JGH breakthrough opens door to early Alzheimer's diagnosis
A new diagnostic technique which may greatly simplify the detection of Alzheimer's disease has been discovered by researchers at McGill University and the affiliated Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research at Montreal's Jewish General Hospital (JGH). Their results were published June 8 in the ...
Pro-cell Announces a Knock at the Door of Emerging Markets
Applied to a wide range of industries like WLAN networks, telecommunication, wireless security, military, industrial wireless data transfers, medicine equipment, science experiments, traffic control & Audio/Video, Pro-cell antenna-related goods are used worldwide. This June, Pro-cell will par...
First DHI-Licensed Door Inspection Software Solution Ships to DOORDATA Solutions' Charter Members
DOORDATA Solutions, Inc., today announced the release of its first two software products for streamlining the annual fire door
inspection process for fire-rated swinging doors. Fire DOORDATA and Mobile DOORDATA have shipped to the company's charter members.
ALL: Stimulus Provision Endangers Seniors, Opens the Door for Euthanasia
WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Judie Brown, president of American Life League, on the eugenics element woven into the healthcare provisions of the stimulus package agreed upon by the House and Senate Feb. 12 as reported by the Associated Press and...
Sugar Backlash Opens Door For All-natural Sports Drinks
Concerns about sugar have soft-drink sales tanking nationwide.
Now, sugar-based "sports drinks" are coming under fire.
Natural alternatives like Ultima Replenisher win devotees.
New York, NY (PRWEB) January 14, 2009 -- Following the lead of school systems in C...
Mapping of prostate cancer genes opens the door to new treatments
Genetic changes during the initiation and progression of prostate cancer have eluded scientists to date. Now for the first time researchers have identified a specific gene expression profile of prostate cancer stem cells, with important implications for future treatments. The findings, published i...
Chemical chaperone could open door to treatment of neurological disorder
An unexpected finding turned out to be a clue leading researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis to propose a new treatment approach for Niemann-Pick disease, a rare, deadly neurodegenerative disorder.
To overcome the genetic defect in Niemann-Pick disease, the resear...
Discovery opens door to 'personalized' asthma therapy
GALVESTON, Texas In the last few years, personalized medicine using genetic or other molecular biology-based diagnostic tests to customize treatment for a particular patient has emerged as a powerful new tool for health care.
Therapy guided by genetic testing has proven highly successful in ...
Pumpkins Could Be Showing Insulin Injections The Door Soon
According to Chinese researchers, the pumpkin promises more than it shows .
Studies conducted on diabetic (Type 1) rats by the scientists from East China Normal University, have revealed that pumpkin extracts are able to regenerate damaged beta cells of the pancreas, as well as increase insuli...
Expanding Health Coverage May Not Improve Access
... that the emergency room turns out to be the front door
for many folks trying to gain access into the heal... a new report, "Jammed access: Widening the front door
to healthcare" .
To improve access without boos...it Times ; PWC, Jammed access: Widening the front door
New Research Suggests Most Are Willing to Make Tradeoffs and Would Embrace Comprehensive Health Care Reform
...all children have access to good care. They concluded that these topics could be used as an effective starting point to engage the public and open the door
to addressing other more complex issues.
"For decades, lawmakers have focused primarily on the debate among vested and represented interest gr...
Harrison City ROCKS! Set for August 15, Music Festival to Benefit Cardiac Research at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
...cluding The Composure, Gene the Werewolf, Havannah Drive, and many others.
Doors open at 11 a.m. for the all ages show. Tickets are $12 at the door
and online. Advance tickets are available for $8 at www.urockus.org .
We're proud to be working with the Fischerkeller Foundation and to be...
Chinese women join global breast cancer trial
...rly in urban populations.
The trial represents the first time that international breast cancer research has included Chinese patients and opens the door
to future collaborations.
Some 3700 breast cancer patients from Europe, Australia, Singapore, Japan and China will take part in the trial, led by t...
In Case You Missed It: The Washington Post's Ruth Marcus: A Bipartisan Plan on Health Care? Try Two
...g their own public plans and providing for the option of a federal plan if state-level efforts don't work."
"Tom Daschle showed that the front door
is open. Bob Dole and Howard Baker showed that they could walk through it. Won't President Obama take another look -- and join them?"
New Study Identifies Strategies to Retain Experienced Nurses as Nursing Shortage Looms & Nation's Health Care Needs Grow
...in our 'Wisdom at Work' initiative are pieces of a larger puzzle that will help health care organizations keep experienced nurses from walking out the door
-- and taking their expertise with them -- just when we need them most."
The new study includes seven in-depth case studies examining strateg...
The State of Louisiana and Together Rx Access Join Forces to Improve Prescription Access for Uninsured Residents
...od pressure and high cholesterol," said Roba Whiteley, executive director of Together Rx Access. "This collaboration with Louisiana will help open the door
to better prescription access for many more uninsured people across the state, and we are grateful for the tremendous support of Secretary Levine." ...
Mayor Menino Joins The Salvation Army to Celebrate the Groundbreaking of the Kroc Community Center
...ugh a combination of selling engraved Kroc center paver bricks and tireless door
campaigning, the community continues to help raise these funds to make Kroc...
New Research Reveals the Majority of Parents Overlook Key Steps to Keep Curious Toddlers Safe at Home
...mb on them.
Use safety gates at the nursery door
and at the tops and bottoms of stairs. For the top...hut off the flow of water.
Keep the bathroom door
closed. Use an outside lock or door
knob cover to keep young children out of the bathr...
President Obama Holds Roundtable Discussion on Health Reform at Children's National Medical Center
...nter . The discussion focused on the unique needs of children and the challenges of ensuring quality healthcare for all children.
In a closed door
meeting with pediatric healthcare providers across the continuum of care, President Obama listened to the concerns of physicians, nurses, and physicia...
CancerCare Launches New Program to Help Multiple Myeloma Patients Cover Transportation Costs
...ane Blum, executive director of Cancer Care . "The door
program will provide much-needed relief to this pa...ith grants of up to $10,000.
To receive a door
United Spinal Association's 2009 Independence Expo Aug 7th-8th in Orlando: Improving Life for the Disabled and the Aging
...egistration is at www.IndependenceExpo.org or by calling 800-404-2898 to receive 2 free gifts and a raffle ticket for a chance to win one of 100 door
prizes including the grand prize of 2 free plane tickets to anywhere AirTran flies in the USA. Admission and parking are free.
Memory Forms at 30 Weeks in the Womb
...tuation took place in 1925 and involved repeated honking of a car horn. Since then, similar studies have been conducted with electric toothbrushes and door
buzzers, as well as the vibroacoustic stimulator.
In this study, fetuses were exposed to the vibroacoustic stimulation at 30, 32, 34, 36 and 38 wee...
Stem Cell Decision Opens New Doors, May Spur More Research
...ly, researchers can't use federal money for research from embryos created solely for research.
"The federal government is opening the door, but the door
isn't wide open," said Susan Solomon, chief executive officer of the New York Stem Cell Foundation, a private organization that funds stem cell resear...
Max Muscle Sports Nutrition Answers Call For Safe Science-Based Weight Loss
...® clinical studies have shown to suppress appetite, limit fat accumulation and reduce formation of fat.
"Before anybody walks through the door
of a Max Muscle Sports Nutrition store, we've got a battery of science and safe built into every product, practice and piece of advice our Certified S...
Autism Speaks Launches TV Ad Campaign Calling on Congress to End Insurance Discrimination Against Children with Autism
...he thirty-second ad, "Neighbors," will air nationally on CNN, CNBC, and MSNBC.
"Neighbors" depicts two young boys who are next door
neighbors - one, whose insurance has given him access to autism therapies is shown playing with other kids; the other, who has been deprived of access...
Post-transplant combo can replace toxic immune-suppressing drugs in monkeys
...rkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University.
The results are published in the July issue of Nature Medicine .
The finding opens the door
to less-toxic post-transplant treatment that could be administered once a week rather than a dizzying mound of pills every day, says senior author All...
NIH Stem Cell Guidelines Ethically Irresponsible, Scientifically Unworthy, Useless to Patients, Says Family Research Council
...ng a veneer of 'ethics' on unethical experiments. They remove limits on taxpayer funding of experiments that require embryo destruction, and open the door
to future abuses. NIH clearly believes the President's order allows them to fund other forms of unethical research at any point in the future.
Al's Angels' 'Angels in July' Saugatuck River Bridge Lighting to Benefit Children in Need
... 9:00 pm ET
Where: Saugatuck Rowing Club, Westport, CT
Ticket price: $75.00 per person - Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door
Sponsorship Opportunities are also available
All proceeds from this event will go directly to Al's Angels, a grass-roots org...
Mission Predisan and Jackson Healthcare (JH) Partner for Medical Missions
...offer their physicians an opportunity to utilize their skills. By funding their participation, Jackson Healthcare believes its companies have opened a door
of charitable work providing physicians, therapists and nurses a tremendous sense of satisfaction in combining their medical skills with expression of...
Americans' Right to Access Natural Health Alternatives in Peril, Says Natural Health Freedom Movement
... osteoporosis and other serious health conditions. DSHEA also allowed wide dissemination of science-based natural health information and opened the door
for increased science in the area of vitamins, minerals and micronutrients. This led to a fifteen-year explosion of scientific knowledge about natura...
Caregivers at Alameda County Clinic to Strike Over Bad-Faith Bargaining by Clinic Management
... Tues. Vigil Precedes Weds. Work Stoppage After Bosses Bar the door
to Consideration of Worker Requests in Talks Over New Contract
UNION CITY, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scores of health caregivers...
United Spinal Association's 2009 Independence Expo Aug. 7th-8th In Orlando: Improving Life for the Disabled and the Aging
Pre-register at www.IndependenceExpo.org or by calling 800-404-2898 to receive 2 free gifts and a raffle ticket for a chance to win one of 100 door
prizes including the grand prize of 2 free plane tickets to anywhere AirTran flies in the USA. Admission and parking are free.
ORNL finding could help electronics industry enter new phase
...RFID (radio-frequency identification) cards.
"It is as if we open a tiny door
in the polar surface for electrons to enter," Maksymovych said. "The size of this door
is less than one-millionth of an inch, and it is very likely taking only on...
Wrong type of help from parents could worsen child's OCD
...dren with OCD will help their children complete rituals related to their obsessions and compulsions, such as excessive bathing or checking things like door
locks, according to findings recently published in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology . These accommodations can be anything that make...
Gaiam and Discovery Communications Announce Exclusive Licensing Deal
Gaiam, Inc. (Nasdaq: GAIA ) is the leading independent distributor of special interest programming, with a 72,000 door
retail distribution network and over 10,000 store in stores. With more than 40 percent of the fitness and wellness market, Gaiam is dedicated to provi...
Thomson Reuters Partners with Research4Life to Bring Scientific Research Information Resources to Developing Countries Around the World
"A partnership like Research4Life is so great because ultimately, it helps to extend the global research community and opens the door
to new scientific discoveries," said Jim Pringle, vice president product development, Healthcare and Science business of Thomson Reuters. "We have a p...
As World Health Organization Raises Influenza A (H1N1) Pandemic Alert to Level Six, Hygiene Council Recommends Simple Steps to Help Protect Families from Illness
...y towel. If soap and water are unavailable use a hand sanitizer.
Use a disinfectant to regularly disinfect commonly-touched surfaces, such as door
handles, taps/faucets and light switches, to prevent germ spread.
Practice good cough and sneeze etiquette to prevent spreading germs to othe...
Reduce Relapse Thru Effective Drug Rehabilitation and Save Society Tens of Thousands of Dollars per Addict, Says Narconon
...e 46,000 addicts treated in L.A. emergency rooms stated that they had had between 1 and 6 earlier failures to rehabilitate from drugs. The revolving door
of ineffective drug rehabilitation is a cost that we should and that Narconon is doing something about."
More information: www.narconon.or...
MicroGuard(TM) Antimicrobial Alloys Kill 99.9% of MRSA Bacteria
...hospitals, schools, commercial buildings, and homes. Some of the EPA approved applications include:
Hand and stair railing
Medical IV stands
Additional applications can b...
Genetic Links to Rare Liver Disease Found
...rs is complicated.
"I don't think this is going to translate to a significant change in therapy in the near term," Friedman said. "But it opens the door
to scientific investigation of other therapies."
Dr. Nathan M. Bass, medical director of the liver transplant service for adults at University of C...