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UnitedHealthcare and Fusion Sleep Announce New Agreement

- UnitedHealthcare commercial and Medicare plan participants in Ga. now have access to Fusion Sleep's sleep-disorder program ATLANTA , June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- UnitedHealthcare and Fusion Sleep have signed a long-term agreement making the services of Fusion Sleep's sleep disorder program av...

PETLinQ to Debut Pure Web Based PET/CT Fusion Viewer at June 2009 SNM Conference

New Thin Client PET/CT Viewer to Provide High Quality Viewing Capability on a Flexible yet Affordable Web Based Platform Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) -- PETLinQ LLC, a leading radiology solutions provider , is proud to announce the release of its newest product innovatio...

One Thousand Miles and Counting: Fusion Hybrid Breaks 1,000 Miles on Single Tank, Presses on

WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Ford Fusion Hybrid team has achieved more than 1,000 miles -- over 47 continuous hours -- on a single tank of gas, raising funds for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Passing the 1,000 mi...

Entertainment Fusion Group Gives Back

Boutique PR & Marketing Firm Lends Its Help with St. Baldrick's Foundation Benefit and The Freedom Concert LOS ANGELES, April 13 /PRNewswire/ Entertainment Fusion Group (EFG) is proud to announce their involvement in two benefits in the past month. The company handled the PR c...

Gene fusion discovery may lead to improved prostate cancer test

NEW YORK (April 9, 2009) -- A newly discovered gene fusion is highly expressed in a subset of prostate cancers, according to a study by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College. The findings, reported in the April 1 issue of Cancer Research , may lead to more accurate tests for prostate cance...

According to Frost & Sullivan, Mounting Clinical Evidence Underlines Benefits of Bone Growth and Spinal Fusion Stimulators

LONDON, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The demand for a reliable, non-invasive, efficient and cost-effective technology that improves patients' lifestyles is boosting interest in bone growth and spinal fusion stimulators in Europe. The market is however still small, as clinicians have felt that the techn...

Artificial disc replacement as good or better than spinal fusion surgery

AUDIO: Spine surgeons at Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis are reporting that artificial discs seem to be a viable alternative...

Membrane fusion at the synapse: Janus faced synaptotagmin-1 helps to keep the fast pace

Imagine a bathtub with two soap bubbles colliding but never fusing. Then you add detergent, and the surface of the water goes flat as the walls of the bubbles collapse and merge. Dr. Christian Rosenmund, professor of neuroscience and molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, a...

TruFUSE(R) Minimally Invasive Facet Fusion Procedure Tops 3,000 Spinal Levels

CLEARWATER, Fla., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- minSURG Corporation, a subsidiary of Orthopedic Development Corporation, announced today that over 6,000 TruFUSE(R) dowels have been used to treat chronic facet-oriented back pain or to supplement other procedures. Typically, two dowels are required to ...

Tourtellotte Solutions' Fusion DMC(TM) Unifies the World of Bio-Pharma Documents

Tourtellotte Introduces World's First Collaborative Platform to Integrate Bio-Pharmaceutical Document Management Systems, Information and Processes WAYLAND, Mass., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Tourtellotte Solutions, a global leader in software and services for the bio-pharmaceutical industry, is pl...

Natural Nutrition Launches All Natural FUSION Fruit Bar Line

HOUSTON and OTTAWA, Canada, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sports and nutritional product manufacturer, Natural Nutrition Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: NNTN) http://www.naturalnutritioninc.com, announced today that it will launch in February 2008, its most exciting new product, 100% all natu...

Fusion Energy Teams Up With BP's 'am/pm' Stores to Enhance Supercross Sponsorship and Fusion Energy Products Distribution

SOLANA BEACH, Calif., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fusion Energy Products, manufacturer of Fusion(TM) 6+ hr. Energy Shot and a wholly owned subsidiary of Bond Laboratories, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BNLB), is proud to announce that BP owned am/pm convenience stores will be joining its spo...

Post-Op Painkillers Tied to Deaths After Spinal Fusion

Middle-aged men appear most at risk from overdosing following the surgery, study found FRIDAY, April 3 (HealthDay News) -- A new study links painkillers to one in five deaths among people who have had spinal fusion surgery (also known as lumbar fusion) to help relieve lower back pain. ...

Aflac to be Primary Sponsor of Carl Edwards and the No. 99 Ford Fusion

Aflac Announces Full-Season Multi-Year Sponsorship COLUMBUS, Ga., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL ) today announced its signing of a full-season multi-year primary sponsorship of Roush Fenway Racing driver Carl Edwards and the No. 99 Ford Fusion. Additionally, ...

Artificial Cervical Disc Surgery Cheaper Than Fusion

Savings of almost $6,000 primarily due to earlier return to work, analysis finds MONDAY, April 28 (HealthDay News) -- Treating cervical degenerative disc disease by surgically implanting an artificial vertebrae onto one's spine may cost more initially than a traditional disc fusion op...

US Professors Develop Fusion Protein to Fight Cancer

Two Oklahoma university professors have claimed significant success in the continuing fight to develop a drug that could target only cancerous cells. Thomas Pento and Roger HarrisonTwo professors say they have developed a cancer-fighting protein that can stop the spread of certain cancerous c...

Gene Fusion Test to screen children’s with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemi

Dr Moorman and his colleagues from Southampton University have found a new gene based test for identifying DNA fusion, in which DNA of two or more genes fuse. The research team is focusing on detection of genes // linked to the most common form of childhood leukemia, which is called as Acute Lympho...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Six Month 2009 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update

..., the five-year $17 million grant to GeoVax from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), awarded in late 2007, and the equity financing facility with fusion Capital Fund II, LLC. We are pursuing a number of funding options to accelerate our therapeutic vaccine clinical trials program. The latest of which...

Live recordings of cell communication

...on in line. However, we still lack a more detailed understanding of how the fusion of vesicles occurs on the nano-scale. Associate Professor Dimitrios Sta...le resolution in real-time. - "We have lacked a method for measuring the fusion of vesicle and membrane on a nano-scale at the moment the process occurs. U...

Patrick Rummerfield Teams with Eric Westacott Foundation and Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation to Help Young Quadriplegic Boy

...n a broken neck, rendering Eric a complete quadriplegic. He spent the next 23 days at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Missouri, undergoing spinal fusion surgery and acute recovery and completed a rigorous 4 1/2 months of extensive physical therapy and disability training at Craig Hospital in Englewood,...

C O R R E C T I O N -- Osteotech, Inc.

...repared for the August launch of our FacetLinx(TM) fusion Technology for use in facet fusion procedures. In support of our overall commerciali...the Company completed its six month posterolateral fusion study of its proprietary MagniFuse Bone Graft in p...

Osteotech Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...repared for the August launch of our FacetLinx(TM) fusion Technology for use in facet fusion procedures. In support of our overall commerciali...the Company completed its six month posterolateral fusion study of its proprietary MagniFuse Bone Graft in p...

NuVasive to Present at the BMO Capital Markets 9th Annual Focus on Healthcare Conference

...oftware-driven nerve avoidance system; MaXcess(R), a unique split-blade retractor system; a wide variety of specialized implants; and several biologic fusion enhancers. MAS significantly reduces surgery time and returns patients to activities of daily living much faster than conventional approaches. Having ...

RESPONSE to the FDA and Public Health Experts Findings on Electronic Cigarettes

...g and discourage teenagers from using our products." If you would like to speak with SmokeStik, please contact Alexis Wallsh at Entertainment fusion Group, alexis@efgpr.com " target="_new"> alexis@efgpr.com or 310.432.0020. About SmokeStik, LTD SmokeStik, LTD is a U.S.-based man...

NuVasive Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...oftware-driven nerve avoidance system; MaXcess(R), a unique split-blade retractor system; a wide variety of specialized implants; and several biologic fusion enhancers. MAS significantly reduces surgery time and returns patients to activities of daily living much faster than conventional approaches. Having ...

Human Genome Sciences Announces Second-Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Key Developments

...y, safety and tolerability in the long-term treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Syncria is a biological product generated from the genetic fusion of human albumin and modified human GLP-1 peptide, and is designed to act throughout the body to help maintain normal blood-sugar levels and to contro...

National Insurance Carriers Now Cover Artificial Cervical Disc Surgery

...uency. The alternative to the more popular spinal fusion is gaining ground with 200,000 Americans with spin...ence between the artificial disc operation and the fusion was night and day. "In 1996, I was in the hos...urgery instead of the conventional cervical spinal fusion surgery. Other insurance carriers may approve the ...

Pioneer Surgical Technology, Inc. Names Thomas J. McLeer as Chief Marketing Officer and General Manager of Spinal Operations

... line of motion preservation devices available commercially in Europe or under clinical evaluation in the U.S. In addition, they offer diverse spinal fusion systems. Pioneer's signature articulating P3(TM) technology - Pioneer PEEK- on-PEEK , is vital to their nucleus replacement system, NuBac(TM), w...

HEALTHCARE DESIGN.09 Adds a New Construction and Engineering Track

... and government agencies on the planning and design of next-generation, elder-friendly environments; and X3 Summit, a unique event that focuses on the fusion of technology, clinical care, and facility design, and explores how to financially maximize their interaction. To learn more about HEALTHCARE DE...

Fate Therapeutics to Present Data on Stimulation of Osteogenic Activity Using Small Molecule Modulators of Wnt Pathway

...The ability of SCMs to promote bone regeneration may be applied to treat a number of bone injuries and conditions including non-union fracture, spinal fusion or osteoporosis. The Company's poster entitled, "A small molecule activator of the canonical Wnt pathway stimulates differentiation of mesenchyma...

Nutrition 21 Launches New Innovative PRESCRIPTIX(TM) Nutraceuticals Product Line

...without a prescription via an innovative, two-step fusion caplet delivery system. The line contains key nutr... benefits, to the body. The breakthrough, two-step fusion caplet system centers around a single dose compris... a prescription and the innovation of our two-step fusion caplet delivery system is yet one more example of ...

Frost & Sullivan Identifies Innovative and Cost-Effective Technology as Key Competitive Factor in European Medical Device Market

...f the Medical Devices Growth Partnership Service programme, which also includes research in the following markets: European Bone Growth and Spinal fusion Stimulators Market, European Tissue Sealants and Topical Hemostats Market and European Market for Biopsy Devices. All research services included in su...

New, More Effective Acne Treatment Program Launches

...ited time at $39.95. The acne control kit consists of: - Polish/Green Tea fusion Scrub - Clear/Purifying Tonic - Restore/Oil Regulating Complex - Renew x...or a limited time at $39.95. The acne kit consists of: - Polish/Green Tea fusion Scrub - Harmonize/Balancing Tonic - Soften/Smoothing Serum - Renew x5/BP...

Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Initiates Enrollment in a Phase 1/2 Study of MM-111, a Bispecific Antibody to ErbB2/3

...atient has received an initial dose in a Phase 1/2 clinical study of the Company's second oncology pipeline candidate, MM-111 , a bispecific antibody fusion protein designed to target cancer cells that are characterized by overexpression or amplification of ErbB2 (also known as HER2). MM-111 is the first b...

CareFusion Launches New Brand, Establishing Itself as an Industry Leader in Helping Hospitals Improve Patient Care and Safety

... the information our customers need to deliver a higher standard of patient care." CareFusion Launches Brand CareFusion's brand signifies the fusion of proven technologies with actionable intelligence to measurably improve care. The company's logo is in the shape of a shield to reflect the protect...

Fate Therapeutics Granted Exclusive License By The Regents of the University of California to Stem Cell Modulators for Osteo-Regeneration

...s offers a new mechanism of intervention, which may be applied to treat a number of bone injuries and conditions, including non-union fracture, spinal fusion or osteoporosis. By collaborating with the foremost researchers and clinicians in the field of adult stem cell biology, Fate Therapeutics is continui...

Assessment of Bone Growth Stimulator Is Mixed

...mulates the creation of new bone as part of spinal fusion surgery is being increasingly used in the United S... BMP, is now used in at least 25 percent of spinal fusion surgeries. "The use of BMP is rapidly increasi...did not find an increase in complications in other fusion procedures. Nonetheless, other surgical experts...

Intrinsic Therapeutics' Barricaid and Magellan Spine Technologies' DART to Drive European Annulus Repair Market

...us repair devices and expand procedure volumes. MRG's European Markets for Spinal Implants 2009 report provides various segments of the spinal fusion implant market as well as the market for spinal nonfusion treatments, such as interspinous process decompression devices, pedicle screw-based dynamic ...

Making nanoparticles in artificial cells

...ail to a short but very strong electrical pulse. The electric shock fuses the membranes of two adjacent bubbles. In many cases, this results in the fusion of two bubbles containing different reactants. These then react to form cadmium sulphide, which is not water soluble and thus precipitates in the form...

OMTEC's Opening Keynote Emphasizes Increasing Demand for Orthopaedic Procedures

... some slowdown in capital equipment purchases, and hospital admissions have fallen in some areas due to patients postponing elective surgeries. Spinal fusion and joint replacement may be delayed, but patients can't deny themselves quality of life forever." Furthermore, she continued, "Fractures will still r...
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