The Power of Functional Foods is the Key to Fi Asia-China's Success
SHANGHAI,, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Fi Asia-China, China's premiere event for professionals in the food ingredients industry, once again welcomed the world to Shanghai, China on 23-25 June, 2009. Building on the successful launch of Health ingredients (Hi) and Natural ingredients (Ni) last ye...
Exercise improves functional and psycological ability and reduces steroid need in rheumatoid arthritis
Copenhagen, Denmark, Thursday 11 June 2009: Undertaking a supervised exercise programme can have beneficial effects on functional
status and physical function, reduce the need for daily corticosteroid and anti-inflammatory intake and improve levels of depression and anxiety in people with rheumato...
Traumatic brain injury haunts children for years with variety of functional problems: Two studies
WASHINGTON Children who suffer traumatic brain injuries can experience lasting or late-appearing neuropsychological problems, highlighting the need for careful watching over time, according to two studies published by the American Psychological Association.
In one study, a team of psychologis...
VA/UAB study looks at functional decline in older patients after hospitalization
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Motivation and expectation may be factors in helping older adults regain lost functional
ability after hospitalization, say researchers with the Birmingham Veterans Administration Medical Center and UAB (University of Alabama at Birmingham). In findings published in March in the ...
Growth in the Functional Food Sector Gives a Hearty Boost to the Heart Health Ingredients Market
LONDON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The European heart health ingredients market is developing lucratively due to the growth in the functional
foods sector, triggered by a global fitness fad among consumers. Extensive media coverage has heightened consumer awareness about the fatality of cardiovascula...
Unilever Unveils Promise(R) SuperShots(R) for Blood Pressure, the First Functional Shot to Increase Daily Potassium Intake to Help Reduce the Risk of High Blood Pressure
New review article in leading hypertension journal suggests that increasing
dietary potassium could have a significant effect on the prevention of hypertension, a major public health concern
Diets containing foods that are good sources of potassium and low in sodium may red...
Novel DNA microarray chip predicts functional impairment and remission in rheumatoid arthritis
Paris, France, Friday 13 June 2008: A new DNA microarray chip can predict severe disability and remission in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), as presented today at EULAR 2008, the Annual Congress of the European League Against Rheumatism in Paris, France. The chip (called the 'ARTchip') ha...
Dual treatment of incontinence and dementia associated with functional decline
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. Older nursing home residents who took medications for dementia and incontinence at the same time had a 50 percent faster decline in function than those who were being treated only for dementia, according to a study from researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine ...
The Ultimate Valentine's Day Gift: Indulgent Organic Chocolate for Women That Combines Great Taste & Functional Ingredients
OREM, Utah, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Phytobase, US leader in indulgent,
sensual, and healthy organic dark chocolate, has created a treat that can
bring out the sexy Cinderella in any woman. Choconella(TM) is a bite-sized
organic dark chocolate bonbon infused with a unique combination of Goji
A functional immune system can be derived from embryonic stem cells, preliminary study finds
(WASHINGTON, February 12, 2008) A new study demonstrates for the first time that embryonic stem cells can be used to create functional
immune system blood cells, a finding which is an important step in the utilization of embryonic stem cells as an alternative source of cells for bone marrow trans...
CJ Transforms His Functional Fitness Program Into an Additional Resource for the Hurricane Katrina Survivors
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Hurricane Katrina was one of the
five deadliest storms in United States history and was the costliest (at an
estimated $86 billion.) The total fatalities were estimated at 1,836,
including flooding in the aftermath. Witnessing the
Exclusive American Council on Exercise (ACE) Research Study Proves Functional Fitness Really Works
Older Adults Reap Significant Benefits in Less than a Month
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Council on Exercise
(ACE), your premier certification, education and training organization,
recently released results of its exclusive study that examined functional
Martek Wins German DHA Patent Infringement Actions Against Lonza and One of Nutrinova's Customers in Suits Relating to DHA Product Marketed for Use in Functional Foods and Dietary Supplements
COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Martek Biosciences
Corporation (Nasdaq: MATK ) today announced that a three-judge panel of a
district court in Dusseldorf, Germany, has orally announced a judgment in
favor of Martek in the company's patent infringement suit against (i) Lonza
Researchers uncover novel mechanism that balances the sizes of functional areas in the brain
LA JOLLA, CA In the cerebral cortex, the brains powerful central processing unit responsible for higher functions, specialized subdivisions known as areas are laid out like a map, but little is known about the genetic forces that shape the geography of our brains.
In this weeks advance online...
Shy Bladder Syndrome: A Social Phobia Or Functional Disorder Of Micturition?
Paruresis manifests in an inability to urinate in public restrooms followed by a considerable avoidance behavior.//Recently, a study, to be published in the Journal of Anxiety Disorders (available online 8 April 2005), was initiated on the assumption that paruresis is a form of social phobia. The...
Exercise can improve functional limitation of arthritis patients
A study was undertaken to find out how to elevate the functional
limitations of elderly patients suffering from arthritis // by the researchers of Feinberg School of Medicine, US
5715 adults were taken in the study of age 65 yrs and old with arthritis. Functions, which were checked, were abil...
Patents: Appellate Board Becomes Functional
After getting caught on the wrong foot in the Novartis case, the government of India is moving fast to plug all loopholes in patent law// implementation.
It has now been notified that all patent litigations filed in various courts in the country after notification of the amended Patent Act ha...
AlloSource Chosen as Healthcare Finalist in 2009 'Top Companies'
...ecutive year. The primary criteria for Top Company are sustained financial excellence, community involvement and operational excellence in one or more functional
areas of the business.
In 2008, AlloSource saved and enhanced the lives of more people in more communities than ever before. The Company proce...
CIBER Completes Commercial Software Redesign; Awarded New Contract From TeleTracking Technologies
...ities," said Don DeCorte, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer.
CIBER provided assistance with Engagement and Project Management, functional
Design, Architecture Design and Development throughout the entire project. The application's enhancements include visual alerts and timers to improve...
Abnormal Brain Circuits May Prevent Movement Disorder
...clinical manifestations of the disease.
Their earlier work revealed that patients and non-patients with the disease gene have the same underlying functional
brain abnormality, such as overactivity of motor circuits that make it hard to process sequential information. Nonetheless, mutation carriers have a c...
Why anorexic patients cling to their eating disorder
...10 percent of the patients die of the disease.
The Heidelberg researchers examined a total of 30 young women with and without anorexia by means of functional
magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The MRI device recorded the level of blood flow in various areas of the brain. Greater blood flow indicates higher m...
PET can help guide treatment decisions for a common pediatric cancer
...e treatments along with bone marrow transplant or investigational therapies.
In recent years, 123I-metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) has been the main functional
imaging agent used to assess the disease. Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET imaging of neuroblastoma is increasing, but questions remain regarding when and...
CVS/pharmacy Enhancing Accessibility for the Visually Impaired To Its Web Site and Store Point of Sales Devices
WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy, the nation's largest retail pharmacy, announced today that it is implementing functional
improvements to benefit its customers with visual impairments and other disabilities. The Company has installed tactile keypads in all CVS stores and...
Patrick Rummerfield Teams with Eric Westacott Foundation and Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation to Help Young Quadriplegic Boy
...s teamed with Patrick Rummerfield, the first fully functional
quadriplegic in history, and the Christopher and D... have also stepped in to donate a state of the art functional
Electrical Stimulus (FES) bike and tilt-table dona...teamed with Patrick Rummerfield , the first fully functional
quadriplegic in history, and the Christopher and ...
Study Finds Weight-Loss Surgery Safer Than Thought
...surgery at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland. "Certain factors [such as a history of blood clots, obstructive sleep apnea or impaired functional
status] increase the risk of complications, but you can discuss these risks as well as the potential benefits with your surgeon."
Results of the st...
HBA X-Ceuticals Conference Explores The Emerging Market of Cosmeceuticals and Nutraceuticals
...ial food products to achieve enhanced beauty from the inside-out. Topics will include Defining the X-Ceutical Category; Beyond the SPF; Beauty Drinks; functional
Foods; Nutraceutical Delivery Systems; and the Technology Transfer Across the Food-Cosmetic Interface. In addition, collagen enhancers, blackberry ex...
Protein Clumps May Appear Years Before Memory Problems
...lder individuals with amyloid pathology may already be in the early stages of [Alzheimer's disease]," Sperling said. "The combination of molecular and functional
imaging techniques may prove useful in monitoring disease progression prior to significant clinical symptoms, as well as the response to amyloid-modif...
VirtualScopics Schedules Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Announcement
...elerate drug and medical device development. VirtualScopics has developed a robust software platform for analysis and modeling of both structural and functional
medical images. In combination with VirtualScopics' industry-leading experience and expertise in advanced imaging biomarker measurement, this platfor...
Cardinal Health Names Patricia Morrison Chief Information Officer
... its clinical and medical products businesses.
Morrison has served as CIO at Motorola, Inc., where she oversaw all strategic, operational and functional
aspects of the company's information technology in 140 countries. Her previous experience also includes CIO of Office Depot, Inc.; and senior-level i...
Immucor Announces Fiscal Fourth Quarter Results
... of key managers; changes in interest rates; fluctuations in foreign currency conversion rates; the strengthening of the U.S. Dollar versus any of the functional
currencies in which the Company operates and its adverse impact on reported results; the inability of the Company's Japanese, French and United Kingdo...
Attention Training Might Help Stroke Victims
"What we don't know from this paper is how well the results generalize to functional
tasks," she said. "Does doing better on cognitive tests translate to a bett...bility to hold conversations or read? That is the next step, looking at the functional
effects of it."
Loss of the ability to focus attention is a major proble...
Can brain scans read your mind?
... and some new businesses, are banking on a brain imaging technique known as functional
magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to reveal hidden thoughts, such as lies, ...ch wouldn't work.
"We can tell a lot about what you're thinking using functional
MRI, even though we have never seen your brain before," he said. "However, ...
Almost 1 quarter of Spanish women take antidepressants
... test and the Stressful Life Events scale (SLE).
The first of these, developed in 1978 by Gabriel Smilkstein, allows measurements to be made of the functional
health of a family using parameters such as adaptability (family resources for problem solving), participation (cooperation of family members), growth...
SedationFacts.org Presents Content on Policies and Conditions Regarding Alternative Methods for the Administration of Propofol
...sents an option for patients undergoing sedation for gastrointestinal endoscopy as, when optimally administered, it may offer more rapid cognitive and functional
To date, two models have emerged for use of propofol by non-anesthesiologists during endoscopic sedation: nurse-administered prop...
Mass. General-based research center will investigate why immune system fails to control hepatitis C
...cipal investigators and project goals are:
Georg Lauer, MD, PhD, MGH Gastrointestinal Unit, and John Wherry, PhD, Wistar Institute investigate the functional
capacity of CD4 and CD8 T cells within the liver in chronic HCV infection;
Todd Allen, PhD, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, and Matthew Henn...
Is somatic hypersensitivity a predictor of irritable bowel syndrome?
...left ventral forearm and left calf using an ascending method of limits. The functional
Bowel Disease Severity Index (FBDSI) was also obtained for all subjects.
...t the authors detected a strong relationship between heat pain measures and functional
Bowel Disease Severity Index (FBDSI) scores. IBS patients with high FBDSI s...
Large abdominal wall lipoma causes bowel obstruction
...ts with Proteus syndrome require repeated treatment for the progressive overgrowth of tissue over a long period. Aggressive treatment may cause severe functional
and cosmetic consequences, so surgical intervention is often delayed until it is absolutely necessary.
This report written by Yoshifumi Nakayama fr...
Carefx Implements Fusionfx at Fletcher Allen Health Care to Improve Anywhere/Anytime Access to Crucial Patient Information
...len clinical experts to identify specialty, department and organizational needs, goals and objectives. The Carefx project team assembled an extensive functional
specification that documented and ensured fulfillment of clinicians' needs.
"The successful implementation of our Fusionfx solution suite is...
Columbia leads national effort to develop early intervention for schizophrenia
...Capitol Health Care Network, is co-principal investigator of RAISE.
RAISE Study to Develop & Test an Intervention That Limits Disability & Fosters functional
Recovery, While Answers to Fundamental Research Questions in Schizophrenia are Still Emerging
The goal of RAISE is to develop an evidence-based st...
Three Dads Make Life Easier For iPhone and iPod Parents
...2.99 USD (Special Sale Price) and available exclusively through the Apple App Store.
About NerdTown: NerdTown specializes in iPhone and iPod Touch functional
and entertaining applications.
If you'd like more information about Baby Activity Logger or NerdTown, or to schedule an interview, please call Aar...