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You Can Be Emotional And Logical

The emotional areas of the brain spring into action when one if faced with a tricky decision, according to a new study//. Ming Hsu of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena and his colleagues compared brain activity of study participants in two betting games. As they played, the scie...

Lung Cancer Alliance Announces First 'Request For Bids' for Department of Defense Lung Cancer Research Program 'Concept Awards'

...of a highly innovative new concept or untested theory that addresses an important problem relevant to lung cancer. They are not intended to support a logical progression of an already established research project but, instead, would allow investigators the opportunity to pursue serendipitous observations. ...

Heavy Drinking Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

...is only 60 to 70 percent." Most heavy drinkers in the study drank beer, Kristal said. "They are six-pack-a-day drinkers," he said. "But there is no logical reason to think there is anything special about beer that increases the risk that does not apply to other forms of alcohol." True, said Dr. Len Lic...

Secure eHealth and DRM Security Partner to Provide Most Secure Healthcare Network Available

...rganization big or small will benefit from it sets it apart from anything else available today. It's a new level of protection packaged in a reliable, logical and simple solution." Tapales continued, "The secret is to be able to have the most dimensions of protection, with multiple layers of security while n...

Motion analysis helps soccer players get their kicks

...ation) survey, understanding the body mechanics specific to the sport could potentially prevent a large number of injuries from occurring. "It is a logical extension to think about how our data could be connected to injury patterns," said Dr. Brophy. "And what we found tells us that the role of muscle act...

GetWellNetwork Continues Growth with Eleven New Hospital Launches and Contract Signings

... West Jefferson Medical Center - New Orleans, La. "The launch of the GetWellNetwork system at Miami Children's Hospital has been a logical step emphasizing our commitment in providing patient and family directed care," said Kevin Hammeran, executive vice president and chief operating offi...

Major Firms Eyeing CBMS Development of New Glaucoma Treatment

...University School of Medicine in Durham North Carolina. Dr. Epstein points out that the approach of improving aqueous outflow in the eye is "the most logical approach to treating glaucoma" Glaucoma is caused by an increase of intraocular pressure within the eye. The new compound being developed by CBMS in...

Upstate HomeCare Expands, Adds Pharmacies

...Care already provides homebound patients with many necessary medical products and services, so the expansion to retail oral medications was the next logical step. Their delivery systems and medical professionals were already in place for other services, making retail pharmacies an efficient expansion of Up...

First Human Receives Cardiac Stem Cells in Clinical Trial to Heal Damage Caused By Heart Attacks

... the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute and directs Cedars-Sinai's Board of Governors Heart Stem Cell Center, also said the cardiac stem cell procedure is a logical step forward from recent studies in which cardiac patients have been treated with stem cells derived from bone marrow. Studies over the past eight ye...

MD Now Urgent Care Centers: First in Florida to Receive UCAOA Certification in Urgent Care

...nd small businesses who are required by law to provide treatment for their employees who become injured on the job, MD Now Urgent Care Centers are the logical choice for corporate medical care. MD Now's medical centers are open from 8:00am to 8:00pm and are located in Palm Beach Gardens, Lake Worth, Roya...

Music Can Make the Heart Beat Faster

...e said. "Are their responses altered by simultaneous music? These are debilitated coronary patients in whom small changes might be important." "One logical next step would be to encourage interdisciplinary research with relevant clinical populations receiving specific music therapy interventions," said Al...

Obama Signs Tough New Anti-Smoking Law

... In a prepared statement, she added, "Because smoking and chewing tobacco cause serious public health problems, we view our new responsibilities as a logical extension of our public health mission to protect and to advance the health of Americans." Numerous health agencies joined the chorus of approval a...

Springer launches MyCopy service for eBook users

... Innovation at Springer. "The order processing, rapid delivery and attractive price of the books convinced library users that this is a good deal. The logical decision for Springer was to offer MyCopy as an extended service for our library customers and their users. It makes the steadily growing eBook range ...

Sechrist Industries Introduces Ground-Check System to Verify NFPA Ground Requirements in Hyperbaric Chambers

...er; having our system integrated into the chamber makes the testing process much more convenient and efficient. With safety concerns in mind, it was a logical step for us to address the need for better patient-centered care and produce a Ground-Check System and testing protocol not just for Sechrist customer...

NeuroTherm Completes Acquisition of the Micron Epidural Catheter

...stribution network currently selling a wide range of products to interventional pain specialists in the United States and internationally. "This is a logical expansion of our current product offering; many of our physicians have been waiting for us to provide an epidural catheter as part of our product mix,...

Swine Flu Continues to Flare Up, CDC Says

...tendents around the country to prepare for that possibility, the Associated Press reported. "If you think about vaccinating kids, schools are the logical place," Sebelius told the news service. Last week, European drug maker Novartis AG announced that it had successfully produced the first batch of H...

New Swine Flu Strain Found in Brazil: Report

...tendents around the country to prepare for that possibility, the Associated Press reported. "If you think about vaccinating kids, schools are the logical place," Sebelius told the news service. Schools do sometimes work in tandem with local health officials for special flu vaccination clinics, but it...

Tobacco Control Bill Heads to White House as Health Groups Cheer

... In a prepared statement, she added, "Because smoking and chewing tobacco cause serious public health problems, we view our new responsibilities as a logical extension of our public health mission to protect and to advance the health of Americans." Numerous health agencies joined the chorus after the Sen...

Kaiser Permanente Unveils the Nation's Most Wired Mobile Health Vehicle

...g Island. "The island of Hawaii's health disparity issues surrounding cancer prevention screenings, and its challenging geography, made it the logical location for Kaiser Permanente Hawaii's mobile health services," said Susan Ganz, Kaiser Permanente Hawaii executive director, Community Benefit and ...

Ekahau RTLS Selected by University of Kentucky Healthcare

...y 2009. Many of UHC's members already have Wi-Fi networks in place for voice and data communications, which makes Ekahau's Wi-Fi-based RTLS solution a logical choice for cost-effective, quick deployment. Ekahau RTLS works over any enterprise-grade Wi-Fi network infrastructure, regardless of vendor or generat...

Researchers work to boost effectiveness of the flu vaccine

...ck, the researchers say. They believe a sticking point for vaccines generally is that most are designed to activate T cells. While it seems like a logical approach, the fact is most T-cell vaccines don't work that well. Among their many roles, T cells are killer cells that recognize and hopefully elimina...

Asymchem Announces sFDA Certification for Drug Product Manufacturing

...ational by 2Q 2010. "We feel drug product capabilities to support all phases of our collaborator's research, development, and manufacturing are a logical extension of our long-standing capabilities in API development and manufacturing," states Dr. Hao Hong, CEO of Asymchem. "Our recent successful sFDA ...

Key to Wound-Healing May Be Explained in Fish Tail

...d some inflammatory gut diseases. "Our lungs are supposed to be sterile; our guts are anything but," Mitchison said in the news release. "It's very logical that both those tissues produce hydrogen peroxide all the time. Perhaps in conditions like asthma, the lung epithelia is producing too much hydrogen p...

Medinox Announces Clinical Results of Naproxen Prodrug

..., Inc. (Carlsbad, CA) and its development partner, logical Therapeutics, Inc. (Waltham, MA) announced the res... target="_new"> cslai@medinox.com . About logical Therapeutics, Inc . Based in Waltham, MA, logical Therapeutics Inc. is a venture-backed, privately h...

Sonitus Medical Secures Strategic Investment and Technology Advancement Agreement From In-Q-Tel

...as a novel and non-surgical clinical treatment for patients who are essentially deaf in one ear. The investment by In-Q-Tel also allows us to take the logical next step toward developing our platform technology for a number of other non-medical communication applications." "Sonitus Medical's technology ...

Heinz Family Philanthropies (www.heinzfamily.org) Release Questions Families Should Ask About Long-Term Care - 10 Questions to Answer...(www.tenquestionstoanswer.org)

...care. 10 Questions to Answer Before Choosing a Nursing Home or Assisted Living... These questions will provide a logical process for selecting a new home that best matches the needs and lifestyle, or those of a loved one. 10 Questions to Answer Befor...

Unit Clothing Mask Up to Combat Swine Flu

...er 'The Age of Panic'," said Everest. "Our range is influenced by our surroundings and society's progression - face masks and respirators are the next logical step. "We are living in perhaps the most incredible time of human existence -- financial crises, terrorism threats, superpowers crumbling, fossil...

Itasca Medical Care Implements DST Health Solutions' CareAnalyzer Solution to Improve Care Management, Quality

... help us efficiently meet HEDIS reporting requirements," said Brett Skyles, program director, Itasca Medical Care. "The system presents data in a very logical and easy to use manner, which saves us time and increases accuracy in reporting." In addition to meeting HEDIS reporting requirements, CareAnalyz...

Heinz Family Philanthropies (www.heinzfamily.org) Release New 'Facts About' Cards, Highlighting Questions Families Should Ask About Long-Term Care -- 10 Questions to Answer... (www.tenquestionstoanswer.org)

... 10 Questions to Answer Before Choosing a Nursing Home or Assisted Living... These questions will provide you with a logical process for selecting a new home that best matches your needs and lifestyle, or those of a loved one. 10 Questions to Ans...

When to get your bone density measured -- that is the question

... of -2.4, they don't have osteoporosis now, but they could develop it within a year." "So if a 70 year old woman showed a BMD T score of -2.4, it's logical that you would not re-schedule her for testing in 2 years." "We think that it's vital to reschedule bone density measurements based on age and init...

Budget Cuts for Free Cancer Screening Clinics in New York Could Put Patients' Lives at Risk, Says New York Medical Malpractice Lawyer

...worst harm to patients.  "There are practical ways to detect these illnesses," Douglas explained. "But to do it effectively, a logical path of diagnosis must be followed.  This is where breakdowns happen, and mistakes are made, when there's not enough money to go around." ...

BioTech Firm Decodes Current Swine Flu BioMarkers

...ofessional course offered by Sharry Edwards, Dr. Mark Friedman, Professor of Mathematics at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, has made the next logical step in suggesting a hypothesis, that Sharry Edwards has in fact discovered and identified on a functional level a new high level energy-informational...

Chronic Kidney Disease Raises Risk for Some Cancers

... with end-stage kidney disease have an increased risk for malignancy in general, and renal cancer in particular," he noted. "And this study provides a logical extension of this previous observation, in that we now see that there is a graded relationship of risk for cancer, and that once again renal disease i...

Allscripts Ranked No. 1 in Electronic Prescription Routing for Second Consecutive Year

...lorida College of Medicine commented, "Electronic prescribing is an easy first step for physicians to move towards an electronic health record, and a logical place to start because of the huge cost - in dollars and human lives - of our current system of handwritten prescriptions." Led by Dr. Klasko, USF He...

Swine Flu Vaccine Still Months Away

... flu vaccine. And even though experts say there's no guarantee such a shot -- which would take months to develop -- would work, many agree it's the logical next step. There are now 91 confirmed cases of swine flu in the United States, spread across 10 states, with the first confirmed death -- a 23-mon...

Media Urged to Correct Inaccurate References to 'Swine Flu'

...uman influenza epidemics with animal origin have been named using their geographic name, e.g. Spanish influenza or Asiatic influenza, thus it would be logical to call this disease 'North-American influenza'". Boyle stressed that pork is safe and consumers do not need to change their eating habits in th...

Covanta Marion Recognized for Health and Safety by Oregon OSHA

...s in Oregon to receive this designation. "Promoting jobsite protections and safe practices is a key not only to reducing jobsite accidents, but a logical adaptation to a harmonious growth oriented company. We are comforted in the knowledge that management has implemented industrial protection devices an...

UnitedLex Announces Strategic Alliance with Oval Ideas to Enable Superior Patent Analytics

...s in the landscape and where the best opportunities are. "There is a lot of motivation for the partnership between our companies and it makes logical and business sense for us to be working together," said Greg Narog, SVP Marketing, Oval Ideas. "Our main purpose is to facilitate the workf...

GTSI Forms Strategic Business Unit Around its Burgeoning Healthcare Solutions Practice

... health sector by improving coordination, eliminating duplication, and reducing errors. "GTSI's executive management team sees healthcare as a logical area for the company's expansion," says Scott Friedlander, GTSI's President and COO. "Over the last few years, we have made a substantial investment ...

Hospitals Turn to Vendors Like Elekta for Help in Squeezing Most From Existing Technologies

...e were able to lay the groundwork for a more standardized, efficient system, which we desperately needed," she continues. "The deliverables provided a logical framework and timeline for implementation. It allowed every member of the healthcare team with information regarding what to expect and when for each ...
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