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Knowing What to Look for Can Aid in Proper Diagnosis & Treatment of Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2006), approximately 1.5 million Americans sustain traumatic brain injuries every year, 75 percent of which are considered mild. There has been a recent surge in interest concerning mild...

Makers of the High-Tech 'Thermal Angel Blood Warmer' Say Lawmakers Should Look for Private Sector Solutions During Health Care Debate

DALLAS, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Washington policymakers grapple with health care reform legislation, Texas-based Estill Medical Technologies, Inc. -- the maker of the high-tech Thermal Angel Blood and IV Fluid Infusion Warmer -- is delivering high-impact, low-cost healthcare sol...

Comprehensive Look at Rare Leukemia Finds Relatively Few Genetic Changes Launch Disease

St. Jude scientists identify new genes implicated in childhood acute myeloid leukemia (AML), but analysis underscores the need for more detailed look at the complete AML genome MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The most comprehensive analysis yet of the genome o...

President Obama's Visit to Cleveland Clinic Provides Look at High-Quality, Cost-Effective Healthcare Delivery Model

Tour Includes Demonstration of Robotically Assisted Heart Valve Repair CLEVELAND, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, President Barack Obama visited Cleveland Clinic for an inside look at its model of healthcare, how it utilizes health information technology, and a...

Economy Forces Most Wired Hospitals to Look Closely at IT Spending

CHICAGO, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The economic crisis is forcing many hospitals to make tough decisions with scarce resources, including delaying and scaling down information technology (IT) projects, according to a newly released survey of America's "most wired" hospitals and health systems. While...

Furniture Online's New Look Unveiled

Furniture Online introduced their new website with a variety of new features. Their new techniques have led to great success in the e-commerce industry. Orem, Utah (PRWEB) July 2, 2009 -- In June 2008, Furniture Online unveiled the new look of their website. The websit...

European researchers look for new ways to fight multi-drug-resistant bacterial infections

The Institute of Biotechnology and Biomedicine (IBB) belonging to Universitat Autnoma de Barcelona (UAB) is directing the AntiPathoGN European research project aimed at looking for new drug targets in pathogenic bacteria resistant to multiple antibiotics. To do so a consortium was created by six i...

Language Technologies Introduces ReadSmart Edition Apps(TM) for the iPhone(TM) and iPod(R) Touch; Unique Apps Improve Ergonomics of Reading while Retaining Look and Design of Print Books

Text in a Document is Optimized for Reading while Preserving the Designer's Layout TUCSON, Ariz., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Language Technologies, Inc., a software developer specializing in reading technology, today announced the launch of its ReadSmart Edition(TM) applications designed for the...

Women's Health Foundation, POISE(R) Brand Look for Passionate Women's Health Advocates

Passion Award Winner to be Recognized at Annual "Below the Belt" Gala CHICAGO, May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Women's Health Foundation (WHF) has teamed up with the POISE(R) brand to recognize champions of women's pelvic health by announcing a call for entries to the Passion Award sponsore...

New Longevinex Advantage(R) Designed for Americans Who Want to Live Longer and Look Younger

SAN DIMAS, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- While scientists believe they are on the frontier of discovering technologies that will produce super longevity, the curse of living longer is looking older. Now a new resveratrol-based dietary supplement - Longevinex Advantage(R) - has been designed for a...

Photos: Look Good. . .Feel Better Celebrates 20 Years of Helping Women Cope With Cancer

Launches Women of Hope is Beautiful Campaign to Inspire Others WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Courage, confidence, control, community, caring -- ask any woman who has lived with cancer and she will likely find meaning in these words. They are also integral to Look Good...Feel Be...

Second look ultrasound: Effective MRI correlate for identifying incidental breast lesions

A second look ultrasound of the breast, used in conjunction with MRI, allows radiologists to identify lesions not detected on conventional mammography and first look ultrasound; in some cases it allows radiologists to determine whether or not a lesion is malignant or benign, according to a study p...

Older Men Need to Take Closer Look for Melanomas

If you can't examine your own back, have a loved one take a look, study says MONDAY, April 20 (HealthDay News) -- A new study delivers a lifesaving message to older men about the potentially deadly skin cancer known as melanoma: If you can't examine your own back, have a loved one take...

Yale Plans Closer Look at Exercise and Cancer

Studies will chart recovery of active women with breast or ovarian disease MONDAY, April 6 (HealthDay News) -- A Yale professor has received $7 million in federal grants for two studies into whether exercise affects ovarian and breast cancer recovery. The U.S. National Cancer Insti...

Healthy Choice Reinvents Brand With New Products, A New Look And New Campaign Featuring Julia Louis-Dreyfus

ConAgra Foods to Donate $250,000 - 1.75 million meals - to Feeding America, The Nation's Largest Hunger Relief Organization OMAHA, Neb., April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Healthy Choice, the brand that created convenient, healthful eating, is completely reinvented - focusing on what people wa...

Band Aid Mini Facelift Developed by Atlanta Plastic Surgeon John L. LeRoy, MD can Help Patients Look Younger for Less Money

In a down economy, many individuals who would like to diminish the signs of facial aging through cosmetic plastic surgery procedures tend to shy away from traditional facelift procedures. A renowned plastic surgeon in the Atlanta area says a less expensive and easier alternative can still achieve...

Pennsylvanians Encouraged to Take Another Look at COBRA Options

Stimulus Provides Relief on Premiums, Re-enrollment Opportunities HARRISBURG, Pa., March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Insurance Commissioner Joel Ario today advised Pennsylvanians who were recently laid off from a job that offered health insurance to know that that the federal stimulus pack...

For Valentine's Day: A look at romantic love on Life Lines podcast

BETHESDA, Md. (Feb. 11, 2009) − Love is usually associated with the heart: Valentine's Day chocolates, for example, often come in a (stylized) heart-shaped box. But recent studies by neuroscientists show that love is actually very much in our heads. Dr. Lucy Brown, a neuroscientist at the...

Congressional Leaders Can Look to Indiana for Innovative Approach to Health IT in Economic Stimulus Package

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders in Indiana are encouraging Congress to consider its innovative, community-based health information technology (IT) program as a model for the rest of the nation as it infuses between $2-5 billion in health IT infrastructure as part of the American ...

Thousands Look Better, Feel Better, and Have More Energy Because of NutriSum

Health Enhancement Systems Wellness Program Helps Participants Control Weight Permanently MIDLAND, Mich., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Losing weight is the easy part. Maintaining it long term is the challenge. With this Health Enhancement Systems corporate wellness program ( www.HealthEnhancement...

Guam's First Lady of Fitness Wants You to Look Good Without Clothes

51-year-old Mona Roberts proves "50 is the new 30" in groundbreaking new calendar HAGATNA, Guam, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Mona Roberts has published the island's first au natural calendar to promote her "Look Good Naked" theme for women of ALL ages. The 51-year-old native Chamorrita is beautif...

Health Plans, Employers Take Closer Look at Costs and Expand Disease Management Initiatives in Response to Diabetes Prevalence Increase

Stakeholders in Tennessee, Virginia Look to Eliminate Barriers to Care, According to New Reports from HealthLeaders-InterStudy NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed care market intelligence, reports that with the number of people di...

Scientists, Physicians, Health, and Environmental Justice Advocates to New Obama EPA Director: 'We Look Forward to Toxic Chemical Regulatory Reform'

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dozens of health advocacy groups concerned about growing rates of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, reproductive and developmental problems, thyroid disease and other illness linked to chemical exposure, said today that they loo...

'Positively Conscious: An Enlightened Look At Life'

LONDON, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In her new book, "Positively Conscious: An Enlightened Look At Life" (published by AuthorHouse -- http://www.authorhouse.com ), Deborah E. Chester takes an in-depth look at what is happening in our world today and offers positive suggestions and solutions to deal wi...

Will Diagnostic Cardiology Vendors Look to Product Innovation?

LONDON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare group at Frost & Sullivan ( http://www.healthcare.frost.com/ ) is pleased to announce that it will be hosting an interactive analyst briefing on the European Diagnostic Cardiology Markets on 11 December 2008 at 3pm GMT. (Logo: http://www.n...

Fifth U.S. Hand Transplant Patient Gets Look at New Hand

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States' fifth hand transplant recipient got a look at his new right hand on Saturday, November 29, as Dr. Warren C. Breidenbach, lead hand transplant surgeon, changed the bandages. "Wow, it looks like a perfect match," said Jan...

Health Consumers Look to Pharma Companies for Prescription Cost Assistance

New v-Fluence Interactive study shows patients turning to the programs pharmaceutical companies offer to help pay for their prescriptions St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) November 23, 2008 -- As more patients seek ways to address the rising cost of medications, some are turning to...

FDA Takes Closer Look at Wrinkle Treatments

Reports of allergic reactions, other problems have surfaced with dermal fillers TUESDAY, Nov. 18 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health advisers were taking a closer look Tuesday at those increasingly popular cosmetic treatments called dermal fillers that help to smooth away deep lines and w...

American Academy of Dermatology: How You Feel on the Inside Could be Affecting How You Look on the Outside

Dermatologists can help minimize the effects of stress and emotions on skin, hair and nails NEW YORK, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- In the emotional rollercoaster of life, sometimes the "down" periods have long-lasting effects on more than just our mood. In fact, numerous s...

Deadly in Pink: Philip Morris' New Look for Virginia Slims Cigarettes Shows Contempt for Women's Health

Statement by: American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, American Medical Association and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Demonstrating again that it is not the changed, responsible compan...

Temple researchers look for behavioral link between breastfeeding and lower risk of obesity

Breastfeeding has a number of positive health benefits for baby: it can prevent ear infections and allergies, and lowers the risk of developing respiratory problems. It can also help prevent against obesity later in life, but the reason for this still isn't known. In an effort to find this link...

A look to the future

INDIANAPOLIS Investigators from the Regenstrief Institute have led a demonstration of how health information exchange technologies developed and tested regionally can be used to securely share patient information across the nation during an emergency. This work builds on decades of experience in ...

Coromega Hits Store Shelves with Fresh New Look : One-of-a-Kind Omega-3 Squeeze Packet Offers Same Superior Absorption with Mouth-Watering New Packaging Design

Premier supplements maker Coromega today unveiled a new look for its revolutionary Omega-3 Squeeze, a portable, single-dose packet that is clinically proven to deliver 300 percent better absorption than softgels.1 Coromega’s packaging was redesigned to highlight the supplement’s great...

USP announces new tool to help prevent medication mix-ups due to look alike/sound alike drug names

Rockville, Md., August 25, 2008 The U.S. Pharmacopeial (USP) Convention today announces a new drug safety tool designed to help patients, caregivers, pharmacists, physicians and others in avoiding medication errors that may occur because of drug names that look alike and/or sound alike. This "Dru...

GOCE Earth explorer satellite to look at the Earth's surface and core

The European Space Agency is about to launch the most sophisticated mission ever to investigate the Earth's gravitational field and to map the reference shape of our planet the geoid - with unprecedented resolution and accuracy. The Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer (GO...

Discovery Health Offers the Definitive Look at Indonesia's 'Treeman' in TREEMAN: SEARCH FOR THE CURE

- Discovery Health Offers Audiences Exclusive Access to Dede the Treeman and the American Doctor Racing to Cure Him on Sunday, October 5, at 9 PM (ET/PT) - SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The bizarre growths covering his body have made Indonesia's De...

Discovery Health Takes a Revolutionary Look into the Human Body With an Original Series, BODY IN NUMBERS

- Four-Week Programming Event Premieres Wednesday, September 3, at 9 PM (ET/PT) and Continues Every Wednesday in September - SILVER SPRING, Md., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The human body is often referred to as the world's most incredible machine, but how much do we really know about wha...

New disease-fighting nanoparticles look like miniature pastries

Ultra-miniature bialy-shaped particles called nanobialys because they resemble tiny versions of the flat, onion-topped rolls popular in New York City could soon be carrying medicinal compounds through patients' bloodstreams to tumors or atherosclerotic plaques. The nanobialys are an importan...

Stanford Bio-X researchers use needle-thin probe to get first look at working muscle fiber

Using an unusual microscope with a tip the size of a needle, Stanford researchers are now able to look at tiny fibers of working muscles in live humans, with minimum discomfort to the patienta development patients are sure to welcome. This microendoscopy technique for viewing sarcomeresmicrosco...

Does this make me look fat?

The peer groups teenage girls identify with determine how they decide to control their own figure. So reports a new study (1) by Dr. Eleanor Mackey from the Children's National Medical Center in Washington DC, and her colleague Dr. Annette La Greca from the University of Miami. Also influencing w...
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