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No Link Found Between Birth Anesthesia and Learning Issues

Whether delivery was vaginal or C-section doesn't matter, study finds TUESDAY, Aug. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to anesthesia during a Cesarean delivery doesn't increase the risk of learning disabilities in children, says a new study. "We found that the incidence of learning disa...

Veracord Delivers FDA Expertise with SyberWorks Latest Learning Management Solution

Veracord™, ( www.veracord.com ), a privately held consulting company, announced today its marketing partnership with SyberWorks Incorporated, a leader in custom Learning Management System solutions. Veracord's comprehensive validation and compliance expertise extends the SyberWorks web-base...

Career Step Partners with Computer Learning Center to Help Students Gain Careers in Growing Healthcare Industry

Career Step has partnered with Computer Learning Center to offer training to individuals interested in pursing careers in medical transcription and medical coding and billing. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) July 22, 2009 -- Career Step, a leading online healthcare education compan...

Nation Takes a Big Step Toward Learning Which Medical Treatments Work Best, a Major Advance in Fixing Our Broken Health-Care System

Statement by Peter V. Lee and Debra L. Ness, co-chairs of the Consumer-Purchaser Disclosure Project WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a major step forward for our nation's health, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) called for more research on 100 illnesses in its new report, "The ...

August is National Children's Vision and Learning Month

Arizona Cardinals' Wide-Receiver and Pro Bowl MVP, Larry Fitzgerald Encourages Parents to Take Action TODAY AURORA, Ohio, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) is launching their annual campaign to educate the public on the steps the...

GeoFitness, Inc. is Now GeoMotion Group, an Innovative and Fast Growing Learning and Fitness Company for All Ages

ORLANDO, Fla., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoFitness's main goal has been to get Americans up and moving by being a leading provider of movement-based products and curriculum. Their ability to provide solutions to the rise in obesity with sound programming that also enhances learning has provided unp...

University HealthSystem Consortium Selects Mzinga for On-Demand Learning Services

OAK BROOK, Ill., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) today announced that it has negotiated a 3-year agreement with Mzinga, Inc. for on-demand learning solutions. The agreement, which has 2 optional 1-year renewal periods and became effective on March 1, 2009...

Copper Conferencing Announces Dr. Joy Ohayia Kicks Off the Women In Business Track of The Business Webinar Series - A Free Online Learning Series for Business Professionals

BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Copper Conferencing, a leading provider of audio conferencing and web conferencing services to small and medium-sized businesses, announced the addition of Dr. Joy Ohayia to the Women in Business track of The Business Webinar Series ( www.copperconferen...

Brain Balance(TM) Centers Picks Adam Kluger Public Relations (AKPR) to Help Promote New Book and Atlanta Event to Raise Awareness About Revolutionary New Way to Treat Learning Disorders; Atlantic Recording Artist/Country Music Star Zac Brown and Dr. Rober

ATLANTA, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Adam Kluger Public Relations ( www.adamklugerpr.com ) announced Monday that AKPR has been hired by Brain Balance(TM) Centers ( www.brain b alancecenters . com ) , the creators of the Brain Balance Program(R), a revolutionary new approach to he...

Elsevier Acquires Professional Development Software, Inc., Provider of 'Software for Nurses' Online Learning Education

ST. LOUIS, Missouri, April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Acquisition Extends the Evolve Testing and Remediation Product Suite Elsevier, the leading global publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today the acquisition of the asse...

Anesthesia in Youngest Kids May be Linked to Learning Disabilities

Study found having 'gone under' more than once by age 3 seemed to raise risk for problems TUESDAY, March 24 (HealthDay News) -- Children who have had anesthesia two or more times by the age of 3 may be at a higher risk of developing learning disabilities later, new research suggests. ...

MorseLife Launches Learning Institute to Teach Best Practices in Leadership, Healthcare and Kosher Culinary

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --With a reputation as a center of excellence in senior care, MorseLife's new initiative, MorseLife Learning Institute (MLI), will expand as a center of learning in teaching best practices in leadership, healthcare and Kosher culinary. A...

Broadstreet Names Dorian Fabio Executive Vice President of Learning and Performance Improvement

Leading Healthcare Training and Marketing Consultant brings over 25 years of experience to help Broadstreet clients design and deliver more effective education and leadership programs. NEW YORK, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Creative marketing and communications agency Broadstreet today announced ...

Vascular drug found to improve learning and memory in middle-aged rats

WASHINGTON A team of Arizona psychologists, geneticists and neuroscientists has reported that a safe and effective drug used to treat vascular problems in the brain has improved spatial learning and working memory in middle-aged rats. Although far from proving anything about human use of the drug...

Adayana, Inc. Acquires Gradepoint, a Detroit-Based Enterprise Learning Company

DETROIT, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Adayana, an Indianapolis-based firm that improves organizational success through human capital development, and Gradepoint, an enterprise learning company in Detroit, Michigan, have finalized an agreement to merge. Gradepoint operations will form the basis of ...

Availity Achieves Excellence in Blended Learning Award

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Availity, LLC was recognized as the 2008 winner of the Excellence in Blended Learning award at the eighth annual Excellence in Employee Development Awards ceremony December 9, 2008 in Jacksonville, FL. The University of North Florida (UNF) Division...

Courage Center Transitional Rehabilitation Program to Participate in Learning Collaborative With Stratis Health

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Courage Center's Transitional Rehabilitation Program, which is licensed as a nursing home, has been selected as a member of the Stratis Health 2008-2011 Technical Assistance Group, a learning collaborative made up of 20 Minnesota nursing homes. The work is supp...

AT&T Supports the Smith Family's Learning For Life Program

SYDNEY, Australia, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T ) has announced a contribution of A$38,000 to The Smith Family's Learning for Life Program (LFL) to support disadvantaged children in Australia. This is the fifth consecutive year that AT&T has supported the Smith F...

NetLearning Releases Learning Administrator 7.1 for Online Professional Healthcare Training

Improved Performance and New Product Enhancements Now Available from NetLearning Clifton Park, NY (Vocus) December 4, 2008-- NetLearning , a leading provider of integrated e-learning solutions for healthcare training, compliance, and competency management, and part of ...

Revolutionary New Learning Website Makes Continuing Education a Pleasure

Professional Development Resources, a nationally accredited provider of psychology, counseling and social work continuing education (CE) since 1992, has launched its long-awaited new website that allows visitors to browse, purchase, and complete CE courses online on a seamless learning platform. ...

Hill-Rom Wins Gold Brandon Hall Learning Award

BATESVILLE, Ind., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hill-Rom (NYSE: HRC ), a leading worldwide manufacturer and provider of medical technologies and related services for the health care industry, today announced that the company has won a coveted Brandon Hall gold award for excellence in the Bes...

Autism, Learning Disabilities and ADHD Experts Convene at the Help Group Summit

Two-day seminar for professionals and parents to present cutting edge information in research and best practices. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 24, 2008 -- On Friday, September 26 and Saturday, September 27, 2008 at The Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, The H...

Whole brain radiation increases risk of learning and memory problems in cancer patients

BOSTON - Cancer patients who receive stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and whole brain radiation therapy (WBRT) for the treatment of metastatic brain tumors have more than twice the risk of developing learning and memory problems than those treated with SRS alone, according to new research from The ...

Taming Your Temper: Learning to Turn Down the Heat

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ --You're late for work, your toddler spilled jam on your suit and now your car won't start. How do you deal with the rising anger? Whether you brush it off and move on, or lash out in frustration, how you deal with anger affects not only yourself, but also your ...

Fox Learning Systems Selects Prymak's Discovery-180(TM) Technology Assessment to Guide Search for New LMS

Prymak Technology Services Ideal Match for Long-Term Care GREENSBORO, N.C., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Prymak, LLC ( http://www.prymak.com ) announces that it successfully completed its Discovery-180 technology assessment and selection services for Fox Learning Systems, Inc. ( http://www.f...

Dartmouth research reveals passive learning imprints on the brain just like active learning

It's conventional wisdom that practice makes perfect. But if practicing only consists of watching, rather than doing, does that advance proficiency? Yes, according to a study by Dartmouth researchers. In a study titled "Sensitivity of the Action Observation Network to Physical and Observational...

University HealthSystem Consortium Names Susan K. Pingleton, MD, as Its Chief Learning Officer

OAK BROOK, Ill., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC), welcomes Susan K. Pingleton, MD, to the newly created position of Chief Learning Officer. Dr. Pingleton has more than 20 years of experience in academic internal medicine and comes to UHC from The University ...

Paramount Health Care Company Partners With Silverchair Learning Systems

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paramount Health Care Company, a leading senior care organization headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, has partnered with Silverchair Learning Systems to implement a comprehensive Learning Management System for their organization's employ...

FOX Networks Group in Partnership with Portico Learning Solutions Launches Online Employee Health and Safety Orientation Course for Over 3,300 Employees

BATON ROUGE, La., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Lee Pryor, CEO of Portico Learning Solutions (Portico), a provider of custom eLearning courseware and learning management solutions, announced Portico's partnership with FOX Networks Group (FNG), the umbrella organization for entities such as FOX Sport...

Vynamic Funds PA's First WARM2Kids Learning Center at Philadelphia's R.W. Brown Community Center

M. L. Carr to Host Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Vynamic Learning Center on June 18th PHILADELPHIA, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia-based management consulting firm, Vynamic, has provided the funding to open Pennsylvania's first WARM2Kids (We're All Role Models ...

Biofeedback Workshops & Distance Learning Offer Credits and Training Options

'Just as surgery and pharmaceuticals were important to medicine in the 19th & 20th century, Behavioral Medicine will take its place in the 21st century and biofeedback is an important component of Behavioral Medicine,' Dr. John Basmajian, Member of the Order of Canada MONTREAL, Ju...

Dr. Nancy Minshew, Autism Researcher, to Speak at Regional Learning Alliance in Cranberry Township

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa., May 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Nancy Minshew, a leading researcher on the thinking processes of children with autism will talk about her work in a presentation co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School. "One child in every 150 is now diagnosed with autism. St...

Separation from mom, dad linked with learning trouble in kids

In the wake of divorce, illness, violence and other problems that can unsettle homes, countless young children are liable to experience temporary separations from one or both parents before packing their knapsack for kindergarten. Published in the May/June issue of Ambulatory Pediatrics, a new, c...

Discovery of cell linked to learning and memory

Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) neuroscientists at The University of Queensland have discovered a fundamental component of the process that regulates memory formation. QBI Director Professor Perry Bartlett said the discovery explains, for the first time, how new nerve cells form in an area of...

CVS Caremark and JVS Announce Grand Opening of the Boston Regional Learning Center

Center to Provide Significant Workplace Advancement Opportunities for the Boston Community, Including Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds BOSTON, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Today CVS Caremark, in partnership with Jewish Vocational Service and their One-Stop Career Center, officially ope...

Cengage Learning Survey Reveals College Instructor Views on Challenges Facing First-Year Students

Lack of Time-Management Skills and Lack of Academic Preparedness for College are Among Challenges Faced by First-Year Students at Four-Year Universities and Community Colleges BELMONT, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Cengage Learning, one of the leading providers of prin...

Futuremedia Learning Launches Next Generation Learning Portal for Bupa

BRIGHTON, England, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Futuremedia Learning, a leading e-learning provider and a division of Futuremedia plc (OTC Bulletin Board: FMDAY), has launched Performance Zone, a next generation personalised learning environment, for Bupa, the global health and care orga...

Resource Systems and Silverchair Learning Systems Launch CareTracker Online Training Module

Module to streamline orientation training for customers' employees CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Resource Systems, in partnership with Silverchair Learning Systems, has launched a new online training module for their CareTracker product. The new module all...

Alzheimer's vaccine clears plaque but has little effect on learning and memory impairment

Irvine, Calif., April 4, 2008 -- A promising vaccine being tested for Alzheimer's disease does what it is designed to do -- clear beta-amyloid plaques from the brain -- but it does not seem to help restore lost learning and memory abilities, according to a University of California, Irvine study. ...

HealthMEDX Partners With Silverchair Learning Systems

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthMEDX, Inc. (HMX), the leading provider of Web-based information system solutions for the extended care market, has partnered with Silverchair Learning Systems to offer Silverchair's powerful eLearning solutions to its customers. Silverch...
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