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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
implement a comprehensive Learning
Management System for their
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
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
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
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
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
offer Silverchair's powerful eLearning solutions to its customers.