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Leading Italian Pharmaceutical Group Deploys TrackWise(R) Solution to Improve Quality Processes

Menarini Group chooses Enterprise Quality Management Solution to manage quality and maintain regulatory compliance HOLMDEL, N.J., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Sparta Systems, Inc., the maker of TrackWise(R) software and the market leader in enterprise quality and compliance management, today announ...

Women's Health Specialist Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D., to Host Italian Health Retreat for Gateway Destinations

TUCSON, Ariz., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Women's luxury tour operator Gateway Destinations ( www.gateway-destinations.com ) announced that internationally recognized women's health specialist Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D., will host a health retreat in southern Italy, beginning October 4, 2009. "T...

Italian-American Organization Stands in Solidarity With Victims of Italian Earthquake

Columbus Citizens Foundation Calls on Americans to be Prepared to Offer Contributions, Goods, and Assistance as Scores Die and Tens of Thousands are Left Homeless NEW YORK, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The catastrophic earthquake in Italy this morning that has left an undetermined numbe...

D.C. Mayor Fenty, Italian Ambassador Help Announce First-Ever Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure(R)

Last Year's National Race Provides $3.7 Million Impact on D.C. Breast Health WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Washington, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty and the leaders of Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) joined the Hon. Giovanni Castellaneta, Ambassador of Italy to the United States, at the Ita...

Three Italian Multicenter Studies Report High (>70%) Rates of Complete Remission (CR) Utilizing Zevalin Radio-Immunotherapy (RIT) in Treatment of Newly Diagnosed or Relapsed or Refractory Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

SEATTLE, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) announced today that the results of three Italian multicenter studies utilizing Zevalin(R) ([90Y]-ibritumomab tiuxetan) were presented at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) 50th Annual Meeting in San Fra...

1976 Italian Dioxin Release Damaged Babies' Thyroids

Women living near Seveso disaster were 6 times more likely to deliver infants with problems FRIDAY, Aug. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Women who 32 years ago lived in the area of a major dioxin spill in Italy have been six times more likely to give birth to babies with altered thyroid function...

UF McKnight Brain Institute director honored by Italian scientists

GAINESVILLE, Fla. Dennis Steindler, executive director of the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida, was honored for his contributions to neuroscience at a ceremony with officials from the Catholic University in Rome, the university's teaching hospital th...

American Italian Pasta Company Extends Line of Healthier Pastas With Heartland(R) Perfect Balance

Provides a 'Good' Source of Whole Grains and Fiber KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Combining the great taste of traditional pasta with the added benefits of whole grains and fiber, American Italian Pasta Company (OTC: AITP), the largest producer of dry pasta in No...

BioElectronics Corporation Announces New Website for Italian Market

ACTIPATCH.IT WEBSITE LAUNCHES FREDERICK, Md., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioElectronics Corporation, (Pink Sheets: BIEL), announced a new website, http://www.actipatch.it is now selling the ActiPatch products to the Italian market. TSS Medical, (Tecnica Scientifi...

LeMaitre Vascular to Start Italian Sales Force

BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LeMaitre Vascular, Inc., (Nasdaq: LMAT ), a provider of peripheral vascular devices and implants, today announced that it has reached an agreement to launch a direct sales force in Italy in January 2008. LeMaitre Vascular currently sells it...

Italian Court Presides Over the Judgment of Incurably Ill Italian Man, Pleading Euthanasia

Rome – A decision is awaited from the Italian court, presiding over a milestone case regarding a patient named Piergiorgio Welby - suffering// from muscular dystrophy, paralyzed and terminally ill – who has petitioned the court to allow the doctors to disengage him from the respirator, and allow hi...

My Dad Is 100 Years Old; Italian Actress Rossellini in Trouble

Italian actress Isabella Rossellini has caused controversy with a new movie to commemorate the 100th anniversary of her father Roberto's birth// which depicts the director as a giant naked stomach. According to contactmusic.com, Rossellini has been attacked for the artistic shot entitled 'My ...

Electronic nose by Italian scientists

Italian scientists have developed an electronic nose which is capable of sniffing out distinctive odor of lung cancer patients. The equipment was tested on 60 patients and proved to be accurate. The electronic nose is a 12 cm cube with sensors mirroring the human olfactory system. The patient is as...

Frank Sepe's New 'Fitness as a Lifestyle Collection' Sells Out Within 3 Hours of Airtime During First-Ever HSN Debut

...n HSN and hsn.com, customers will find exceptional selections in Health & Beauty (e.g. M. Asam, Carol's Daughter, Clarins, FusionBeauty, HoMedics, italian Beauty, Andrew Lessman's Procaps, Lancome, Serious Skin Care, ybf Cosmetics); Jewelry (e.g. Paula Abdul, Heidi Daus, R.J. Graziano, IMAN Global Chic, ...

Cutting Edge iPhone(TM)/iPod(R) Touch Apps Improve Quality of Life for Those With Celiac/Coeliac & Food Allergies

...fish, gluten, peanuts, shellfish, soy, tree nuts and wheat. Once tailored to their needs, users quickly browse detailed menu items from Indian, italian and Steak restaurant cuisines with color-coded columns immediately indicating if the dish 'contains' or 'may contain' allergen(s). Users are further e...

Rita's Squeezes Pediatric Cancer with $451,000 Donation

... TREVOSE, Pa., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Rita's italian Ice, ( http://www.ritasice.com ) the nation's largest italian Ice concept with more than 550 stores across 18 st...olph, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Rita's italian Ice. "I couldn't be more proud of the continued co...

'Artificial Golgi' may provide new insight into key cell structure

...or the Aug. 12 issue of the Journal of the American Chemical Society , a weekly publication. The Golgi organelle is named for Camillo Golgi, the italian scientist and Nobel Prize winner who discovered the structure in 1898. It is composed of a network of sacs, stacked like a deck of playing cards, loca...

Is RTA a new potential option for the treatment of hydatid cysts?

...-organ transplant center founded in 1999 as a partnership between the Region of Sicily and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). In this italian center, located in the heart of the Mediterranean Basin, liver, kidney, heart, lung, pancreas and combined transplants, from both cadaveric and living...

School of Health Management Honors 162 Graduating Students

...e and mind, body, and spirit care." While in Kirksville, commencement speaker Eikenberry also addressed the public at a gathering at Napoli's italian Restaurant on Friday, June 5. He spoke on "Leading in a Climate of Change" at 7 p.m.; the event was free of charge to the community. For...

VIVIMIND(TM) granted certificate of free sale as food supplement in Italy - Premarket notification filed in the U.S.

...irstCall/ - BELLUS Health (International) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of BELLUS Health Inc. (BELLUS Health, TSX: BLU), today announced that the italian Ministry of Health has granted a certificate of free sale for VIVIMIND(TM) (homotaurine) as a food supplement. A certificate of free sale in Italy per...

New Cases of Alzheimer's and Dementia Continue to Rise, Even in the 'Oldest Old'

...ated for dementia. Prevalence of dementia standardized on the 2008 italian population was 22.9% and was higher in women (25.8%) than in men (17.1%). P... The estimated annual incidence of dementia standardized on the 2008 italian population was 8.6% and was higher in women (9.2%) than in men (7.2%). Inci...

New cases of Alzheimer's and dementia continue to rise, even in the 'oldest old'

...-evaluated for dementia. Prevalence of dementia standardized on the 2008 italian population was 22.9% and was higher in women (25.8%) than in men (17.1%). P...94 The estimated annual incidence of dementia standardized on the 2008 italian population was 8.6% and was higher in women (9.2%) than in men (7.2%). Inci...

For Kids, Two Languages Can Be as Easy as One

...he population aged 5 and older speaks a language other than English at home, according to the 2000 U.S. census. One child psychologist who read the italian study found the results intriguing and said she would like to see further research on how children learn different languages, especially ones with dif...

Barilla(R) and Celebrity Fitness Coach Bob Greene Challenge Americans to Discover the Great Taste of Whole Grain

...blished in 1877 as a bread and pasta shop in Parma, is today one of the top italian food groups: a leader in the pasta business worldwide, in the pasta sauces ...steemed food companies, and one that is recognized worldwide as a symbol of italian know-how. For more information: www.barillagroup.com / www.baril...

New Report Just Published: World Telemedicine Market Report

...art) III-59 4c. Italy III-60 Market Analysis III-60 Table 35: italian Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Telemedicine by ...hrough 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60 Table 36: italian 10-Year Perspective for Telemedicine by Product Segment - Technology (...

Rate of Breast Cancer in Italy Significantly Higher Than Previously Reported

... year 2000, a figure that rose to 47,200 in 2005, signifying a 13.8 percent rise over the six years. By comparison, official estimations from the italian Ministry of Health tallied only 37,300 cases in the year 2005. Until now, official epidemiological data concerning the incidence of breast cancer...

Nonsurgical Treatment May Ease Rotator Cuff Injury

...ffer from tendinitis of the rotator cuff, but a minimally invasive procedure can significantly reduce their pain and restore mobility of the shoulder, italian researchers say. Their study included 287 patients with calcific tendinitis, which involves small calcium deposits within the tendons of the rotato...

Sporadic Spikes in Blood Pressure Hike Chances of Hypertension

...mal. In masked hypertension, a patient's blood pressure is normal when checked by health-care workers, but sporadically high in everyday life. This italian study of more than 1,400 people aged 25-74, found that almost 43 percent of those with white-coat hypertension, about 47 percent of those with masked...

Progresso(R) to Launch New High Fiber Soup Line in Fall 2009

... About Progresso The Progresso tradition began in 1905 when a young Sicilian, Vincent Taormina, began a small importing business to bring authentic italian foods to Italian-American families. Driven by the wartime shortage of imported products, Progresso opened its original manufacturing plant in Vineland...

Music Can Make the Heart Beat Faster

...ous level, it produces a decrease in blood pressure and heart rate." The italian and Maryland studies differ in important aspects. The Pavia researchers pla...l responses. Our results were not inconsistent with these findings." The italian study results were called "fascinating" by Barry A. Franklin, director of c...

AACR CEO Margaret Foti receives honorary M.D. from the University of San Pablo CEU

...ion from the Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research Chairpersons, the Award with Recognition and Appreciation from the Israel Cancer Association, the italian League Against Cancer Commendation, the Distinguished Service Award from the George Washington University Medical Center's GW Cancer Institute, the Di...

Study supports validity of test that indicates widespread unconscious bias

...he United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Poland and the United States. They looked at such topics as attitudes of undecided voters one-month prior to an italian election; treatment recommendations by physicians for black and white heart attack victims; and reactions to spiders before and after treatment for ar...

Sepsis Treatment Offers Lifesaving Potential

...rgan function and lower the risk of death, a preliminary study suggests. italian researchers tested whether using a polymyxin B fiber column -- an antibioti...ed to confirm these encouraging findings in other patient populations," the italian researchers wrote. The therapy used in this study is common in Japan, bu...

McRoskey Mattress Company Comforts Homeless/Low-Income Residents of San Francisco's Canon Barcus Community House With Bed Donation

...and custom sizes, in four different comforts. McRoskey has showrooms in San Francisco and Palo Alto. In addition to mattress sets, McRoskey sells fine italian linens, down pillows and duvets, shipping worldwide. To learn more visit http://www.McRoskey.com or Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/M...

Nicotine Receptors Could Be Lung Cancer Treatment Target

...15 (HealthDay News) -- In a study of mice with lung cancer, a treatment that targeted nicotine receptors more than doubled the animals' survival time, italian researchers say. Nicotine plays a dual role in lung cancer. Changes in genes encoding nicotine receptors not only drive the urge the smoke, but als...

PEAK Surgical Announces First Use of PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) in Europe

... -- New Tissue Dissection System Used by italian Surgeons in Oncology ENT Cases with Successful Patient Outcomes -- PALO ALTO, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- PEAK Surgical, Inc., today announce...

Defeating nicotine's double role in lung cancer

... A lung cancer treatment that inhibits nicotine receptors was shown to double survival time in mice, according to italian researchers. The results of the early phase animal model study were reported in the June 15 issue of the American Journal of Respiratory and Crit...

Finding Fitness on the Dance Floor

...But, she said, different dances, such as the salsa, would provide a much greater aerobic workout. Salsa was the focus of the other study, in which italian researchers measured heart rate and oxygen consumption in dancers who were doing a typical salsa during lessons, salsa dancing at a night club or doin...

Maggiano's Little Italy(R) Celebrates Sixth Annual 'Eat-A-Dish for Make-A-Wish(R)' in Chicago

...ue topped with fresh asparagus and artichoke relish baked on crispy garlic bread. Bolognese Stuffed Shells - jumbo pasta shells stuffed with italian seasoned beef and Asiago cheese, baked with a light tomato cream sauce. Chicken Romano with Angel Hair - tender herb and Parmesan-crusted ch...

Investigation finds that cigarette smoking does not affect everyone in same way

...COPD and others evading the disease have not been well understood. Dr.Manuel Cosio from the McGill University Health Centre, in collaboration with italian and Spanish scientists, reports in the New England Journal of Medicine that an autoimmune mechanism, compounded by genetic predisposition in COPD, w...
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