Cellular telephones to expand knowledge of health behaviors and microorganisms in adolescent males
INDIANAPOLIS A $4.15 million, four-year National Institutes of Health grant will enable researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine to conduct the first health study of teenage boys using cellular telephones.
The researchers, led by Dennis Fortenberry, M.D., M.S., professor of ped...
Joan Massagué wins BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Biomedicine
Joan Massagu (Barcelona, Spain, 1953) is the first winner of the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge
Awards in the Biomedicine category. The Frontiers of Knowledge
Awards are intended to recognize and promote research of excellence. The breadth of disciplines addressed and their monetary amount...
USHairReplacement.com Provides Wealth of Knowledge to Common Hair Replacement Questions
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone considering hair replacement surgery is certain to have lots of questions regarding the procedure.
Just the fact that it is called "surgery" causes a person to wonder, "Is Hair Replacement Surgery Dangerous?" "This is one of the most comm...
WellPoint Institute of Health Care Knowledge Releases Report on Health Care Costs
Advances in medical technology identified as primary driver of increased costs
INDIANAPOLIS, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The WellPoint Institute of Health Care Knowledge
today released a report detailing the primary drivers of increased health care services and health insurance premiums, dispellin...
ASN increases knowledge of geriatric kidney disease
The fastest-growing group of patients initiating dialysis is patients 75 years old and older; providing the best care for this group of patients presents significant challenges. The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) introduces the first-ever online curriculum to address aging and the kidney. Th...
New Health Knowledge Base and Semantic Search Engine Announced
The HealthMash.com medical search engine will debut on 16 May 2009 at the MLA (Medical Library Association Annual Meeting and Exhibition) in Honolulu.
Budapest, Hungary (PRWEB) May 13, 2009 -- Existing health search engines often fail to provide relevant, current and ac...
New book summarizes current knowledge on the biology of the vertebrate skeleton
COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y. (May 5, 2009) The cells, tissues, and organs that compose the skeletal system provide a supportive yet flexible framework that allows vertebrates to withstand earth's gravity yet remain mobile. Current knowledge
about the vertebrate skeleton, especially recent researc...
Majority of ordering physicians lack knowledge of radiation exposure risks from CT
Ordering physicians have limited knowledge
of CT-related radiation exposure and its associated risks, according to a study performed at the Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, VA.
"More than 100 surveys were completed by physicians from various specialties who order CT scans at a tertiary-care teachin...
Latina Actress Constance Marie Opens Up About Her Struggle to Conceive and Shares Her Knowledge on Organic Baby Care.
LOS ANGELES, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- After enduring two miscarriages and three grueling rounds of in-vitro fertilization, Latina actress Constance Marie delivered a healthy baby girl. Now Constance is ready to share her story of hope, fear, anguish, and finally love.
"Trying to conceive was...
National Survey Reveals Gap in 'Uncontrolled Asthma' Knowledge - Putting Asthma Patients at Risk for Serious Health Consequences
PHYSICIANS CONCERNED THAT ASTHMA PATIENTS WHO STOP USING ASTHMA CONTROLLER MEDICINE MAY VISIT EMERGENCY ROOM MORE OFTEN
WASHINGTON , April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A new nationwide telephone survey of 1,001 patients found that while most asthma patients know the risks of "uncontrolled asthma," t...
KMSI Announces KMx Update That Provides eLearning, Knowledge Management and Collaboration Tools for Apple iPhone and Other Mobile Devices Knowledge
Management Solutions, Inc. (KMSI) a leader in Web-Based Training and eLearning Technologies announced eLearning, Knowledge
Management and Collaboration Tools for Apple iPhone and Microsoft Windows CE devices.
Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 30, 2009 -- Knowledge
Educational materials increase knowledge and behaviors important for preventing shaken baby syndrome
(Vancouver, BC; Seattle, WA; Ogden, UT March 2, 2009) Two new studies in Canada and the United States show that educational materials aimed at preventing shaken baby syndrome increased knowledge
of new mothers about infant crying, which is the number one trigger for people abusing babies by sha...
Reprints Desk Named to "KMWorld 100 Companies that Matter in Knowledge Management" List
Reprints Desk, Inc., the content workflow company, today announced that the company has been named as one of "KMWorld's 100 Companies that Matter in Knowledge
Management" by KMWorld Magazine.
Los Angeles, Calif. (PRWEB) February 23, 2009 -- Reprints Desk, Inc....
Patient knowledge of health information influences cancer treatment
A new analysis finds that when colorectal cancer patients seek out health information from the internet and news media, they are more likely to be aware of and receive the latest treatments for their disease. Published in the April 1, 2009 issue of CANCER , a peer-reviewed journal of the American...
Unbelievable Lack Of Marketing Knowledge Forces Doctors To Quit Practice.
Finally, Curt Graham, M.D., CEO of L & C Internet Enterprises, Inc. has structured a system where no physician will ever need to suffer the demise of their practice for lack of income. Outrageous amounts of medical practice income are left on the table all because physicians are never taught...
Vivisimo Search Delivers Medical Knowledge to Global Health-Care Community
PITTSBURGH, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Erica Frank, a medical doctor and
researcher at the University of British Columbia , believes people anywhere in
the world working to remedy sickness and save lives should have access to the
best medical information - not just those who happen to be located nea...
Study reveals gap in HIV testing knowledge among college students
Athens, Ga. Most college students understand how they can prevent the transmission of HIV but are less knowledgeable about HIV testing, according to a new University of Georgia study.
Su-I Hou, associate professor in the UGA College of Public Health, surveyed more than 500 students and found t...
New Health Knowledge Base and Semantic Search Engine Announced
The mission of HealthMash is to promote health and well being in the world by providing personally relevant information of high quality from trusted health sources on the Web.
Budapest, Hungary (PRWEB) August 21, 2008 -- Existing health search engines often fail to prov...
Ingenuity Systems and CHDI Announce Multi-Year Deal for Disease-Specific Knowledge Platform
Ingenuity provides state-of-the-art solution for Huntington's disease
research by integrating internal knowledge
and curated disease content through IPA
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Ingenuity Systems, the
leading provider of information solutio...
Experts highlight gaps in knowledge on caring for survivors of teenage and young adult cancers
London, UK: Over 95% of patients with testicular cancer are cured nowadays, but this success has produced a new problem for cancer survivors, the medical profession and national governments, a cancer expert will tell Teenage Cancer Trust's Fifth International Conference on Teenage and Young Adult...
Most caregivers of young children lack basic knowledge of potentially toxic household products
According to a new study, knowledge
of potentially toxic household substances among primary caregivers for young children is alarmingly poor. The results show that less than one-third of primary caregivers for children under the age of six could correctly estimate the toxicity of household poisons...
Many patients with heart disease have poor knowledge of heart attack symptoms
Nearly half of patients with a history of heart disease have poor knowledge
about the symptoms of a heart attack and do not perceive themselves to have an elevated cardiovascular risk, according to a report in the May 26 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.
New Survey Shows Americans Value Oral Health But Knowledge Gap Remains
Oral Health America Launches National Smile Month on May 18
CHICAGO, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Oral health is a top health priority
for 64 percent of adults in the United States right now, but even more
adults (82 percent) are unaware of the role that infectious bacteria can
play in tooth d...
Senior Researcher With Extensive Healthcare Experience Joins Knowledge Networks
MENLO PARK, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing
commitment to providing the best research talent to its clients, Knowledge
Networks (KN) is excited to welcome Katherine Anne Binns as Senior Vice
President, Client Service, based in the company's New York office. KN will
Speaking of Women's Health Gives the Gift of Knowledge and Good Health This Mother's Day
Attendees of annual Community Event at Wal-Mart Stores Nationwide Receive Free Book
CINCINNATI, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a national campaign to
educate women and their families about living healthier, Speaking of
Women's Health will hold its annual Communit...
Ozmosis and the Doctor's Channel Revolutionize Online Medical Knowledge Exchange With Video Content
Video Sharing Between Physician-Driven Sites Facilitates Multimedia Learning Video Complements Online Discussions of Late-Breaking Medical News
NEW YORK, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Doctor's Channel
(http://www.thedoctorschannel.com ) and Ozmosis (http://w...
Academic Health Centers Major Force in Global Knowledge Economy
New international organization to address critical health
WASHINGTON, April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Academic health
centers, both established and under development, may well determine a major
part of the future course of countries around the globe," Dr. Steven A....
Education and Media Key to Improving HIV/AIDS Awareness and Knowledge Levels in Afghanistan, New InterMedia Report Says
WASHINGTON, April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- InterMedia, a
Washington, D.C.-based research, evaluation and consulting organization,
today released findings from a nationwide survey of Afghanistan that finds
low awareness and knowledge
levels about HIV/AIDS, but also shows that
Old dogs: Prior knowledge affects how consumers accept new information
Over time, consumers develop a set of cues that we then use to make inferences about products, such as all French restaurants have great service or more expensive candles smell better. However, this set of predictable beliefs can make it difficult for us to learn and recognize other real, positive...
Parents Identify Health Topics They Want Doctors to Discuss with Kids - New Research for University of Michigan Conducted by Knowledge Networks
Report cites diet/nutrition as leading issue; exercise, physical changes, drug use also rank highly
MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The most recent report from
the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health (NPCH)
identifies ten issues that...
Susan G. Komen for the Cure Sharing Grassroots Advocacy Knowledge With International Representatives in Intensive Dallas Training Session
Leader in Breast Cancer Movement Preparing Activists To Make Global Inroads on Decreasing Deaths from the Disease
DALLAS, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the
world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and
activists, this week welcomes a lan...
Linguamatics and 81qd Sign Multi-Year Collaboration in Knowledge Discovery for Product Life Cycle Management
- Linguamatics I2E provides knowledge
discovery capabilities to inform 81qd's health care consultancy services
- Multi-year collaboration for NLP-based literature search and mining
CAMBRIDGE, England, and NEW YORK, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Linguamatics
Ltd, the leader in natu...
Health Care Knowledge Empowers the Public
Patient-Focused Organization Reaches Out to Educate Chicagoans
CHICAGO, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Continuing its efforts to
educate, inform and empower the people of Chicago, SAVE THE PATIENT, a
not-for-profit patient-focused organization, is hosting its 25-minute live
BBVA Chairman Francisco González announces the BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Awards
Francisco Gonzlez, chairman of BBVA, today presented the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge
Awards. The prize money in these new BBVA Foundation Awards (an annual 3.2 million euros) and the breadth of scientific and artistic disciplines addressed place them among the worlds major awards, secon...
Orthopedic Surgeon Contributes Knowledge on Research and Treatment in Weekly Blogs on MyOsteoarthritisCentral.com
ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The HealthCentral
Network, Inc. (http://www.HealthCentral.com ) today announced that Dr. Matthew
Thompson, a Washington, D.C.-based orthopedic surgeon, is joining the
community of MyOsteoarthritisCentral.com, contributing his knowledge
AIDS Ignorance: One-Third of Adults Admit Little or No Knowledge of Pandemic
Survey: The More You Know, the More You Care About AIDS
World Vision U.S. President Issues Call to Action for World's Leaders
to 'Put a Face on the Pandemic'
UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 25 years
after HIV was discovered, one-third of the people in seven...
Infor-Med, Inc. Announces New Praxis EMR Version 4 with The Praxis Knowledge Exchanger(R)
Market leading EMR now offers rapid start-ups, without forcing doctors into templates.
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Infor-Med Corporation
today announced the pre-release of Praxis Electronic Medical Records
Version 4, featuring the new Praxis EMR K...
Final of EPSRC's 2007 Knowledge Transfer Challenge Awards
The five finalists in EPSRCs Knowledge
Transfer Challenge Awards all have a strong track record in turning their research into benefits for UK society.
This competition is also about coming up with new ideas for promoting future knowledge
transfer activity to help ensure that research is tran...
Education program leads to lasting improvement of cancer knowledge in African-Americans
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28 Disparities in access to health care and education hinder minorities and socioeconomically disadvantaged populations from receiving needed cancer services and often lead to delayed cancer diagnoses. To determine the lasting impact of cancer education geared toward African-Ame...
HealthTek Software Solutions Licenses First DataBank's OrderView Med Knowledge Base(TM) to Streamline Medication Selection, Management and Reconciliation
Enhanced technology solution is expected to meet growing demand for reconciling medications across the healthcare continuum and broaden adoption of CPOE
SAN BRUNO, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- First DataBank announced
today that HealthTek Software Solutions has...