Fujifilm's New Digital X-Ray System Designed to Eliminate Barriers to Digital Adoption
STAMFORD, Conn., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Designed to eliminate
any existing barriers to the adoption of digital x-ray, the FCR Prima digital x-ray system from FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA, Inc. is now available. Created specifically to meet the x-ray needs of low volume private pra...
Schwarzenegger Wants To Eliminate Home Care For 400,000 Elderly, Blind and Disabled Californians
"Outrageous" Proposal Would All But Destroy the IHSS Program
SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gov. Schwarzenegger today proposed catastrophic cuts in the In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program that would all but destroy the program, which provides home care for more t...
BD Extends Decade-Long Support for UNICEF's Campaign to Eliminate Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus
Model Collaboration and Mother's Day Challenge Grant Demonstrate Effectiveness of Public-Private Partnerships to Address Unmet Global Health Needs
NEW YORK, and FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Two days before Mother's Day, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading gl...
Treating sleep disorders in people with traumatic brain injury may not eliminate symptoms
Westchester, Ill. A study in the April 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine is the first to assess the effectiveness of treating sleep disorders in adults with a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Results indicate that treatment may result in the objective resolution of the sleep disor...
Susan G. Komen For The Cure(R) to Invest $60 Million in Research to Accelerate Breast Cancer Cures, Eliminate Disparities, Improve Diagnoses
Leader of Global Breast Cancer Movement Continues Unprecedented Investment in Research Despite Troubled Global Economy
DALLAS, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Committed to caring for those coping with breast cancer while trying to rid future generations of the disease, Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R),...
International Trachoma Initiative and the Task Force for Child Survival and Development Announce New Merger to Eliminate Blinding Trachoma and Fight Against Other Neglected Tropical Diseases
NEW YORK, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Trachoma Initiative (ITI) and the Task Force for Child Survival and Development announced today that they will join forces to leverage resources and scale up efforts to eliminate
blinding trachoma. Trachoma, a Neglected Tropical Dise...
Johns Hopkins safety team works to eliminate bloodstream infections in the nation and the world
A widely heralded Johns Hopkins safety initiative to reduce bloodstream infections in intensive care units (ICUs) was implemented in 30 states starting Feb. 1 and could save an estimated $3 billion dollars and 30,000 lives annually. In addition, the program has been launched in Spain and will begi...
Registered Dietitians Can Do Much to Help Educate Americans and Eliminate Health Disparities in U.S., Says Former Surgeon General
CHICAGO, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former U.S. Surgeon General Kenneth P. Moritsugu urged members of the American Dietetic Association to draw on their science-based nutrition knowledge and patient-care skills to prevent diseases such as obesity and diabetes, to help eliminate
National CASA Association Aims to Eliminate the Foster Care Stigma
SEATTLE, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- When Americans are asked about the kids in
the foster care system, a national online Harris Poll, commissioned by the
National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Association, found that 83
percent of adults know little or nothing about the experiences of ch...
Used Cubicles from The Furniture Source Help to Eliminate Cubicle Claustrophobia in Call Centers
Refurbishing Modern Day Office Staple Ensures Successful and Productive Call Centers are Created with Used Cubicles.
Eden Prairie, MN (PRWEB) January 20, 2009 -- www.thefsi.com --The Furniture Source, provider of new and used office furniture in Minneapolis, MN , is ...
A Bold Approach to Healthcare Reform: Eliminate Insurance Companies
A Bold Approach to Healthcare Reform: Eliminate
Insurance Companies, Use Patient Smart Cards - CEO of Jackson Healthcare Proposes Plan to Make Health Services More Accessible, Cost Efficient
Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) November 13, 2008 -- Frequent headlines in the commerci...
MRI can eliminate unnecessary surgery for children with suspected musculosketal infections
Pre-treatment MRI can eliminate
unnecessary diagnostic or surgical procedures for children with suspected musculoskeletal infections (septic arthritis and osteomyelitis) according to a study performed at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital in Nashville, TN.
A study was performed on 130 children wi...
Diet may eliminate spasms for infants with epilepsy
Baltimore, Md. September 08, 2008 Infantile spasms are a severe and potentially devastating epilepsy condition affecting children aged typically 4-8 months. In a new study appearing in Epilepsia, researchers have found that the ketogenic diet, a high fat, low carbohydrate diet more traditional...
Study shows that surgical weight loss does not eliminate obstructive sleep apnea
Westchester, Ill. A study in the August 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine shows that surgical weight loss results in an improvement of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), but most patients continue to have moderate to severe OSA one year after undergoing bariatric surgery. .Results o...
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev initiates project to eliminate intestinal worms in Ethiopia
NEW YORK, August 6, 2008 A professor at The Faculty of Health Sciences at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) is beginning an intensive program in Ethiopia this August to eradicate intestinal worms which affect as much as 50 percent of the population in Africa.
BGU Professor Zvi Bentwich,...
Ron Greenspan DDS Creates Plan to Eliminate the Barriers to Orthodontic Treatment
Straight teeth can improve your dental health, enhance your facial appearance and even build your self esteem. In short, a beautiful smile can make a huge difference in the quality of one's life. Both children and adults can benefit from the confidence boost a remarkable smile can bring. Ort...
Bat Scan to the Rescue: New Clubhouse CT Scanner Helps Eliminate Exploding Bats
Thirty-second Scan Can Uncover Hidden Defects in Maple Bats Before Disaster Strikes for Fans, Players and Coaches
CLEVELAND, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's first baseball-bat
dedicated application of a portable, battery-operated CT scanner -- able to
detect hidden flaws or d...
NHMA, Office of Minority Health Unveil Findings of Summits to Eliminate Health Disparities at Conference April 17-20
WASHINGTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hispanic doctors from
across the U.S. meet here April 17-20 to share healthcare innovations
affecting Latinos and the findings of three "Health Disparities and
Hispanics Leadership Summits" by the Office of Minority Health (OMH) and
the National ...
Verathon(R) Offers Enhanced BladderScan(R) Instrument as Part of Continued Program to Eliminate Unnecessary Catheterizations, Decrease Urinary Tract Infections and Assist in Hospital Infection Control
BOTHELL, Wash., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Verathon(R), developer
and manufacturer of state-of-the-art medical devices that offer improvement
in patient care, is expanding their BladderScan(R) bladder volume
instrument product line and confirming their commitment to provide
innovative and p...
New research from the University of Bristol aims to eliminate Streptococcus infections
Professor Howard Jenkinson in the Department of Oral & Dental Science (Dental School) at the University of Bristol has been awarded a grant of 285,000 from The Wellcome Trust to research ways to combat diseases caused by Streptococcus bacteria.
Familiar to those who suffer from strep throat, S...
National Business Group on Health to Hold Press Conference to Announce Partnership to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities
WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Business Group on
Health (NBGH) and the Office of Minority Health (OMH) will hold a press
conference on Monday, Feb. 11, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. EST to announce a new
initiative to help employers address racial and ethnic health disparities
New Fashion-Forward Footwear from Aetrex Offers Patented Customization to Help Eliminate Foot Pain
New Dress, Casual and Athletic Lines Now Available in Retail Outlets Nationwide
TEANECK, N.J., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- With everything we do all day,
it's no wonder feet are subject to more injury than any other part of the
body, and it's no surprise that more th...
March of Dimes Works to Eliminate Racial Gaps in Infant Health
February is Black History Month
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of
Black History Month, the March of Dimes is drawing attention to the
tremendous gap in premature birth and infant mortality rates that
disproportionately affect black women in the United ...
TV Show Blows up Family's Home to Eliminate Health Risks
But there is a better solution for Kentucky families
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday night November 4th
at 8:00 PM EST the popular ABC television program "Extreme Makeover: Home
Edition" will blow up a home in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The home is being
destroyed to elimi...
National Conference Aims to Eliminate Disparities in Cancer Treatment and Deaths for African Americans
-Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Joycelyn Elders, Dr. Harold Freeman,
Lovell A. Jones, PhD, and Wilmington Mayor James Baker Among Conference Speakers-
WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ --
WHAT: The National Conference on African Americans and Cancer ...
VivaScope(R) Confocal Imager May Eliminate Need for Routine Skin Biopsies for Dermatology Patients
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Many routine surgical biopsies
could become a thing of the past as dermatologists may soon be sharing,
reviewing and diagnosing noninvasive digital images of skin cells via the
Internet, using Lucid Inc.'s VivaNet(TM) telemedicine server and its
Dental Lasers can Help Eliminate Bacteria in Root Canals
Researchers have found an additional use for the high-tech dental lasers used mainly to prepare cavities for restoration.
According to a new study conducted by researchers in Austria, these advanced dental lasers can now help eliminate
bacteria in root canals.
The study credits the...
New Device Developed to Eliminate Superbugs Within Minutes
British researchers claim to have invented a device that mimics the naturally disinfecting quality of fresh air by pumping a continuing stream of reactive hydrogen radicals into the atmosphere , killing microbes within minutes.
Scientists say the Air Disinfector can be used to purge hospital w...
Having OCP’s All Year Round to Eliminate Menstrual Cycles Not Unsafe: Says Stud
Researchers have shown that oral contraceptives taken on a long term basis to do away with menstrual cycle is safe to use.They claim that it is both safe and effective.The study// was published in the journal” Contraception”.
There are low dose OCP’s in the market that help to reduce the number of...
Cataract Surgery to Eliminate Reading Glasses?
Improvements in the lenses implanted in the eye during cataract surgery have led to a new—and controversial—surgical option for people with presbyopia, a common form// of farsightedness that typically develops in middle age. But a new report from Harvard Medical School urges people considering this...
Hospitals To Get Extra Consultants To Eliminate A&E Crisis
The Health Service Executive in Ireland is all set to offer rewards for hospitals that deal effectively with accident and emergency overcrowding.//
The Irish Examiner reports that hospitals may be offered additional consultants in order to help hospitals deal with the A&E crisis, where patient...
Researchers claim That Regular Use Of Hib Vaccine In Africa Could Eliminate H. Influenza totally.
Researchers have explained that the killer disease of H.Influenza could be virtually abolished in Africa by routinely vaccinating the infants Hib vaccine. //
Scientists from the Oxford University have shown in their research that the routine vaccination of infants in Kenya against H. influenz...
Inculcating Positive Thoughts Could Eliminate Depressive Mood
Next time you want to reach out for those pills to beat the blues, just think positive instead. A new book authored by an Indian American neurologist says the key// to contentment lies in the mind and people who have a positive outlook are less likely to suffer from depression.
Campaign to Eliminate Cervical Cancer
The Women In Government organization has undertaken a campaign to eliminate
cervical cancer. This challenge was highlighted at the sixth International Multidisciplinary Congress// of the European Research Organization on Genital Infection and Neoplasia (EUROGIN) held in Paris, France this week. The...
Bush Urged To Press India To Eliminate Medical Tariffs
Several experts in US have suggested that the President George W. Bush should press India to get rid of with tariffs on medicines// and medical products so that it can become affordable even to the poorest there.
Jim Driscoll, an AIDS activist and advisor to President Bush on HIV-AIDS, and Ro...
a New Pill Can eliminate menstruation
Scientists now will make women more empowered. They have now developed a new contraceptive pill that promises to eliminate
The pill developed by New Jersey-based Wyeth and called 'Anya', may help women to avoid unplanned// pregnancies and the inconvenience of periods. ...
Jumping genes eliminate sections of DNA
A recent study reveals that jumping genes appear to be able to delete sections of DNA, an effect that could cause disease and have profound implications for the evolution of the human genome. It was known previously that components of DNA called Line 1 elements jumped around, inserted themselves in...
FDA Approves New 3000 IU Vial Size for Kogenate(R) FS, antihemophilic factor (recombinant)
...tor (recombinant). The new vial size offers greater convenience for patients with hemophilia A who require a higher dose.
The 3000 IU vial may eliminate
the need for combining smaller vials and may allow some patients to achieve more precise dosing. It is available in a conventional vial-to-vial recons...
Mother & Daughter Celebrate Victory Over 'Meth'
...ed us," Susan says, "was the sauna part; drugs are sweated out of the body. Edee told me she could see sticky tar coming out in her sweat. This helped eliminate
"Soon after arriving, Edee wanted to go to church, the staff was happy to take her. With the local Bishop and congregation ...
Largest Survey of Its Kind Finds That People With Psoriasis Are at Risk for Other Medical Conditions
...illions of Americans who are affected by psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Our mission is to find a cure for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis and to eliminate
their devastating effects through research, advocacy and education. For more information, call the Psoriasis Foundation, headquartered in Portland, ...