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Beth Israel Medical Center Receives Major American Cancer Society Grant Toward Improving Pain Management in Chinese Cancer Patients

$1.76 Million Grant from the American Cancer Society to Hospital's Nationally Recognized Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care and Asian Services Center NEW YORK, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Beth Israel Medical Center's nationally recognized Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative ...

Accumetrics, Inc. Announces Distribution Channels in Israel and Cyprus

SAN DIEGO, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Accumetrics, Inc. announces today it has signed new distribution agreements for its VerifyNow(R) System in both Israel and Cyprus. Medtechnica, Ltd. will oversee distribution of all VerifyNow products in Israel, while Z.S. Curemed, Ltd. will be the sole distribut...

Mrs. Lily Safra, President of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation, to Announce Major New Medical Research Initiative During Israel Visit

GENEVA, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Mrs. Lily Safra, President of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation, established by her husband Mr. Edmond J. Safra, will visit Israel this week, highlighting the Foundation's ongoing commitment to supporting charitable organizations across the world. During the ...

The Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care at Beth Israel Medical Center is Named 2009 Center of Excellence Award Winner by the American Pain Society

NEW YORK, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care at Beth Israel in New York is a 2009 winner of the American Pain Society's Center of Excellence Award. This award recognizes a small number of pain centers for excellence and innovation in interdisciplinary c...

Beth Israel Deaconess Urged to Investigate Member of Board of Overseers Who Raised Millions for Madoff

Dozens of Massachusetts charities have been hurt by scandal, including major BIDMC donors BOSTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has been urged to investigate a member of its Board of Overseers who raised millions of dollars for Bernard Madoff in what ...

Healthcare Data Services (HDS) Announces Contract with Beth Israel Deaconess Physician Organization (BIDPO) and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)

BOSTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Data Services (HDS) is pleased to announce a two-year renewal contract with Beth Israel Deaconess Physician Organization (BIDPO) and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) to provide data management services and the implementation and use of the...

Z Trim to be Distributed in Israel by Freya ICB

Latest Distribution Deal Reflects Steady Progress in Expanding Reach Across the Globe and Across Market Segments within the Food Industry MUNDELEIN, Ill., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Z Trim Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ZTMH), manufacturer of multi-functional food ingredients, has ...

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Maintains Healthy IT Servers With Third Brigade

OTTAWA and RESTON, Va., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Third Brigade ( http://www.thirdbrigade.com ), experts in server and application protection for dynamic datacenters, today announced that Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has deployed Third Brigade Deep Security for increased protecti...

Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients Meet With Top Lung Doctors at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) patients learn from specialists, seek answers about incurable disease BOSTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following announcement was released by The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis: WHAT: "Living with IPF" Free Educational Seminar for Pa...

CDC Urges Travelers to Israel to Protect Themselves from Measles

Concern Raised over Americans Traveling to Israel for Passover ATLANTA, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Americans travel to Israel for the Jewish holiday of Passover, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises all travelers to ensure they are protected from measles befo...

Scientists from Europe, Israel and the US develop robotic rats to aid in rescue missions

A new initiative, bringing together nine research groups from seven countries, including teams of robotics and brain researchers from Europe, the USA and Israel, has recently been set up with the aim of imitating nature. Based on principles of active sensing adopted widely in the animal kingdom...

New Hope & Resilience After Destruction and Killings in Gaza, Israel

James S. Gordon, M.D., the distinguished psychiatrist who leads the Washington D.C.-based Center for Mind-Body Medicine (CMBM), has just returned from Gaza and Israel, where he heard first-hand testimony from people and institutions who were targeted by the Israeli army--contradictory to the IDF'...

Misonix Announces New Distribution Agreement for Israel

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Misonix, Inc. (Nasdaq: MSON ), a developer of minimally invasive ultrasonic medical device technology, which in Europe is used for the ablation of tumors and worldwide for other acute health conditions, has entered into a new, three year, excl...

Covance Opens Three New Offices in Ukraine, Slovakia, and Israel

- New clinical development offices further Covance's geographic reach, expand access to patients - PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Covance Inc. (NYSE: CVD ), one of the world's largest and most comprehensive drug development services companies, today announced the openin...

UJC and Jewish Federations of North America Commit $10 Million for Needs in Southern Israel

Response to Terrorist Missile Strikes NEW YORK, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Jewish Communities (UJC) and the Jewish Federations of North America today committed to raise $10 million to address humanitarian and social needs in southern Israel, part of a major initiative to suppor...

Pharmos Restructures Operations in Israel

ISELIN, N.J., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmos Corporation (Nasdaq: PARS ) announced today it is undertaking a second phase of restructuring as it continues to optimize the balance between cash resources and its most promising scientific research and development programs. This second...

Elbit Medical Imaging Ltd. Announces Publication of a Prospectus in Israel

TEL AVIV, Israel, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Medical Imaging Ltd. (Nasdaq: EMITF ) ("EMI") announced today that it had published today a prospectus (the "Offering Prospectus") in Israel for the offering of Series E Notes and Series F Notes in the aggregate principal amount of NI...

Four deaths cause halt of flu vaccination in Israel

A spokeswoman reported that Israeli Health Ministry had suspended flu vaccine administration on Sunday following the deaths of 3 people who were inoculated. According to// the Israeli media, the fourth death was reported later. 'The ministry is investigating whether the deaths are connected...

Journalists Blamed For Bird Flu Spread Across Israel

Journalists, more specifically press photographers have been suspected of spreading the deadly bird flu in Israel. This suspicion was unveiled// by a health official belonging to the agriculture department. 'It's one of our working hypotheses. Bird flu can be transmitted on clothing, footwear...

Nigerian Farmers To Import Bird Flu Vaccine From Israel

Spread of bird flu across nine states in Nigeria has forced the import of nearly 1 million doses of bird flu vaccine from Israel// The poultry farmers in Nigeria would soon receive their share of the imported bird flu vaccine to protect themselves against the deadly infection. Bird flu has no...

Shatters Guinness Book of Records Mark

...l game between the New York Knicks and a team from israel to benefit the world's largest orphanage. ...dal Ohr, the world's largest orphanage in Northern israel and home to nearly 7,000 orphaned, impoverished, u... helps draw attention to at-risk children." israel Prize Laureate Rabbi Y.D. Grossman founded Migdal ...

BioMed Realty Trust Commemorates Five-Year Anniversary as a Public Company

...ge and early-stage tenants as well." One-half of BioMed's top ten tenants are research institutions or A-rated public companies, including Beth israel Deaconess Medical Center, Children's Hospital Boston, Genzyme Corporation, Centocor, Inc. (a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary) and Schering Corporatio...

On the Heels of the Summer Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, Leading Dermatologist Weighs in on Sun Protection Myths and Facts

... presently a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Columbia. He is the Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at both St. Luke's Roosevelt and Beth israel Medical Centers in New York City. Dr. Deleo has always had a great interest in education and served as the Director of Residency Training and the Med...

Summer heat increases risk of amniotic fluid level deficiency, Ben-Gurion University study reveals

... BEER-SHEVA, israel -- July 30, 2009 Pregnant women have a higher incidence of insufficient amniotic fluid levels (oligohydramnios) in the summer months due to dehydrat...

Herley Industries, Inc. Board of Directors Concludes Strategic Alternatives Review To Discuss Conclusions with Investors at a July 22, 2009 Conference in New York

...will be seeking to resume that growth." In other actions, the Board of Directors promoted Yonah Adelman, General Manager of General Microwave israel and GMIC Eyal to the position of Senior Vice President. Mr. Adelman joined Herley in 1999 with the acquisition of General Microwave Corp. His leader...

Jarrow Formulas' Coconut Oil Customer Celebrates 100th Birthday!

...nd incorporated in 1988. The company markets its products throughout the United States and internationally in more than 20 countries in Europe, Asia, israel and Latin America. The company offers a complete line of nutritional products that includes vitamins, minerals, probiotics, standardized herbal con...

Social support buffers adolescent depression after terrorist attacks: Ben-Gurion University

... BEER-SHEVA, israel -- July 20, 2009 Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) h...ts (grades 7-9) who were indirectly exposed to a suicide bombing in Dimona, israel who prior to the bombing there had already completed a questionnaire as a c...

Quest Diagnostics MedPlus Subsidiary Enables New York Clinical Information Exchange (NYCLIX) to Share Meaningful Data and Enhance Patient Care

...-third of the original Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) demonstration projects. Centergy is linking nine emergency rooms at Beth israel Medical Center, St. Luke's-Roosevelt, NYU Medical Center, New York Presbyterian, Mount Sinai Medical Center, St. Vincent Medical Center, Staten Island...

Centocor Ortho Biotech Statement on the FDA ODAC Opinion Regarding DOXIL(R) for Treatment of Advanced Breast Cancer

...ystemic chemotherapy or intolerance to such therapy. DOXIL is marketed in the United States by Centocor Ortho Biotech Products, L.P., and in israel by Janssen-Cilag. Schering-Plough Corporation, under a licensing agreement, has exclusive rights to market the medication as CAELYX throughout the re...

Aurora Health Care Sponsors Education Event to Improve Care for the Elderly

... the Humphrey Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 790 N. Van Buren Street, Milwaukee. Dr. Inouye is a Harvard Medical School professor at the Beth israel Deaconess Medical Center as well as director of the Aging Brain Center at the Institute for Aging Research. Dr. Coleman is a professor of me...

Sit 'n Sleep Refocuses on Consumer Sleep Health and Well-Being

...llion annually in absenteeism and lost productivity, according the Better Sleep Council 2007 Better Sleep Month survey. Sex Life: Scientists in israel released a 2008 study conducted at the Technion Sleep Center, which found that men who have less sleep than is medically required experience a substan...

Fighting the swine flu pandemic with mathematics

...s the most extensive database in the world dealing with influenza outbreaks. "We've accessed a veritable gold-mine of data, collected over 10 years in israel by a large network of hospital and medical clinics," says Prof. Stone. "It gives us a country-wide picture of what a seasonal flu is like and how muc...

Community Oncologists and Patients Stand Up for Cancer Care on Capitol Hill

...re Quality Cancer Care Demonstration Act of 2009 ," was introduced into the House of Representatives by U.S. Representatives Artur Davis (D-AL), Steve israel (D-NY) and Mary Jo Kilroy (D-OH). H.R. 2872 is a bill that will authorize Congress to direct CMS to implement the Quality Cancer Care Demonstration ...

National Survey: Americans Fear Paying for Cancer Treatment As Much As Dying of the Disease

...re Quality Cancer Care Demonstration Act of 2009 ," was introduced into the House of Representatives by U.S. Representatives Artur Davis (D-AL), Steve israel (D-NY) and Mary Jo Kilroy (D-OH). H.R. 2872 is a bill that will authorize Congress to direct the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) t...

Solta Medical, Inc. Signs Amendment to Expand Its Credit Facility With Silicon Valley Bank

...eadquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., the company serves clients around the world through 27 U.S. offices and international operations in China, India, israel and the United Kingdom. Silicon Valley Bank is a member of global financial services firm SVB Financial Group (Nasdaq: SIVB ), with SVB Analytics, S...

Institute for Aging Research study finds delirium presentation predicts mortality

...determine if the subtypes were able to predict mortality. Dr. Yang's co-author, Edward Marcantonio, M.D., an associate professor of medicine at Beth israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, and colleagues screened more than 4,000 patients at eight Boston-area skilled nursing facilities ...

BioMed Realty Trust Completes $350 Million Financing for Center for Life Science Boston

... Hospital, and Merck Research Laboratories Boston. Additionally, the Center for Life Science| Boston possesses a premier tenant roster, including Beth israel Deaconess Medical Center, Children's Hospital Boston, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Immune Disease Institute and Kowa Company, Ltd. The $350 mill...

Jarrow Formulas, Inc. to Unveil Children's Natural Health Products at Upcoming Natural MarketPlace 2009 Show in Las Vegas

...nd incorporated in 1988. The company markets its products throughout the United States and internationally in more than 20 countries in Europe, Asia, israel and Latin America. The company offers a complete line of nutritional products that includes vitamins, minerals, probiotics, standardized herbal conce...

West Penn Hospital Named Winner of 2009 Premier Award for Quality

...rmers at the overall hospital level. Nearly 3,800 hospitals were evaluated by Premier for the 2009 AFQ. Other recipients this year include Beth israel Deaconess Medical Center, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago and Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. “This award is a tribut...

Galil Medical Ltd. Sues HealthTronics for Interfering with the Galil/Endocare Merger Agreement

... Galil Asks Delaware Chancery Court To Enjoin HealthTronics' Tender Offer For Endocare YOKNEAM, israel and PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Galil Medical Ltd., a global cryotherapy company, filed suit against HealthTronics, Inc., late yest...
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