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Connectyx Looks to Establish Market Leadership with MedSync and MedFlash Product Line As Stated During Nationwide Teleconference

PALM CITY, Fla., July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group, Inc. (Other OTC: CTYX) is pleased to announce that the Company is looking to establish itself as the market leader in the Electronic Personal Health Record (ePHR) Industry as stated by Connectyx CEO, Ronn Sch...

Pistachio Industry Looks Toward a Promising 2009 Crop Year

FRESNO, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- With the 2009 pistachio harvest little more than two months away, pistachio growers and processors are anticipating a promising crop year with production expected to exceed 2008 levels. Growing conditions have been excellent and are expected to yield a high-q...

WHO Declaration of Swine Flu Pandemic Looks Imminent

H1N1's swift spread in Australia may meet criteria for full alert, agency says TUESDAY, June 9 (HealthDay News) -- A surge in cases of H1N1 swine flu in Australia may tip the balance and cause the World Health Organization to soon declare the first flu pandemic since 1968, agency offic...

China Sky One Medical, Inc. Welcomes Commercial Counselor from Belgium; Looks for Business Alliance with European Companies

HARBIN, China, May 28 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Sky One Medical, Inc. ("China Sky One Medical" or "the Company") (Nasdaq: CSKI ), a leading fully integrated pharmaceutical company in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that Mr. Hubert Cooleman, Flemish economic rep...

Frost & Sullivan Looks at the Influence of China's New Health Reform on the Pharmaceutical Market

SHANGHAI, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Policies of the new health reform in China have been released after deep consideration and discussion, among which is one of the most important policies 'The National Essential Drug System'. The purpose of this policy is to solve the high cost of drugs in China thr...

Survey research looks at attitudes, obstacles to walking and biking to work

According to researchers with Kansas State University's Physical Activity and Public Health Laboratory, active commuting -- walking or biking to school or work -- can be an easy, effective and efficient way to integrate physical activity into the daily routine. Pam Wittman, a K-State senior in ...

VA/UAB study looks at functional decline in older patients after hospitalization

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Motivation and expectation may be factors in helping older adults regain lost functional ability after hospitalization, say researchers with the Birmingham Veterans Administration Medical Center and UAB (University of Alabama at Birmingham). In findings published in March in the ...

ACP Medicine Names New Editor, Looks Toward Future of Medicine

BC Decker Inc, publisher of the critically acclaimed internal medicine reference, ACP Medicine, is honored to announce the appointment of Elizabeth G. Nabel, MD, as new Editor-in-Chief. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 11, 2009 -- BC Decker Inc, publisher of the criticall...

Kids with contact lenses like their looks better than kids with glasses

COLUMBUS, Ohio Children wearing contact lenses felt better about how they look, their athletic abilities and acceptance by their friends than did children wearing eyeglasses in a recent study. The results suggest that nearsighted children as young as 8 years old reap social benefits from weari...

Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease: Online Presentation Looks at the Complex Relationship of These Two Diseases in Light of Recent Studies

Dr. Anthony McCall presents an audio-slide presentation on the Diabetes Best Practices Website, analyzing the ACCORD, ADVANCE and UKPDS-80 trials and the role of glycemic control in treating type 2 diabetes as well as preventing heart disease. Somerville, NJ (PRWEB) Jan...

Medical Mystery, 8-Year-Old Hussein Balhas From Lebanon Survives Rare Disease Against All Odds, and Looks for Hope and Solutions From American Doctors

ALO Cultural Foundation coordinates massive effort on behalf of boy LOS ANGELES, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- It is the year 2000 in Lebanon, and a young mother searches for a doctor to deliver her baby. The first one turns her away after examining the x-ray. Another recommends termination, bu...

Future Looks Bright For Non-Invasive Diagnosis Of Skin Cancer; Study Shows Novel Light Device Detects Cancerous Lesions From Normal Tissue

Researchers report promising results for the viability of a portable, handheld device using a specialized light technique that may enhance the differential diagnosis of non-melanoma skin cancers, inflamed scar tissue and normal skin in vivo. Recently published in "Lasers in Surgery and Medi...

Employers Want National Approach to Health Care—Still Believe Employer-Based System Works Best: New Survey Looks At Attitudes toward Health Care Reform and Major Health Care Issues.

While the majority of employers believe the best way to fix the broken health care system is a complete overhaul, they are confident that the U.S. should not move away from an employment based insurance system. Brookfield, Wisconsin (PRWEB) November 13, 2008 -- While th...

CAMR Looks Forward to Stem Cell Policy Change Under Obama Administration

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement may be attributed to Amy Comstock Rick, president, Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research, Washington, D.C.: "On behalf of the 100 million Americans who suffer from cancer, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, juvenile dia...

Conventions Conclude, Fall Campaign Begins: NFIB Looks for More Focus on Small Business Healthcare Concerns

WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the general election campaign begins in earnest today, the National Federation of Independent Business ( http://www.nfib.com ) is looking to the two presidential candidates for a greater focus on the healthcare concerns of small business. Now t...

InsuranceSpecialists.com Looks at the Candidates and Health Reform

InsuranceSpecialists.com, a leader in online insurance data and free rate quotes for almost a decade, now offers comprehensive information to help voters understand the position presidential candidates are taking on health reform as election 2008 nears. The site, which is advertisement-free, supp...

Exclusive Resort Community Looks to MedeFile to Provide Members With Access to Medical Records Anytime, Anywhere

CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MedeFile International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MDFI), a company specializing in portable electronic medical records management solutions, today announced that a highly exclusive, membership only, resort community located in Southern Flor...

Prostate Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Early Trial

Could help men with metastatic, recurring disease, researchers say SUNDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- A therapeutic vaccine to treat prostate cancer appears safe and may be effective, according to the results of an early trial. The vaccine could give hope to men with metastatic pro...

Assisted Living Industry Looks at Future of Alzheimer's

ALFA Submits Testimony on Alzheimer's Care WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's leading organization of assisted living providers today urged the Senate Special Committee on Aging to look to assisted living providers for the model of care for victims of Alzheimer's di...

Iowa State University researcher looks to use nanoparticles for food safety

Ames, Iowa Byron Brehm-Stecher, assistant professor in food science and human nutrition, has some big ideas for his work with tiny particles. His latest research project will allow him to study the potential of using silver nanoparticles to improve the safety of the worlds food supply. Althoug...

'Surgery' looks at inventions and innovations by surgeons

Philadelphia, PA, March 6, 2008 Surgeons are uniquely positioned to recognize areas for improvement in patient care and to develop innovative solutions to meet those needs. However, even the most productive surgical researchers may lack the know-how to develop their insights into successful comm...

Study looks at new bladder cancer therapy for patients unresponsive to standard treatment

NEW YORK (Feb. 26, 2008) -- As many as half of patients with superficial bladder cancer do not respond to the standard first-line chemotherapy placed into the bladder, according to current multi-center outcomes data. When this happens, typically, their only option is surgical removal of the bladde...

Fi-Med Management, Inc. Acquires California and Utah-based Mediplete, Looks Ahead to Another Year of Growth

WAUWATOSA, Wis., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin-based Fi-Med Management, Inc. announced last week the acquisition of Mediplete, a growing medical billing firm with offices in Utah and southern California. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080130/AQW173 ) The acquisition, com...

Granholm Looks To Make Big Bucks for Personal Injury Lawyers, Says Michigan Chamber of Commerce

LANSING, Mich., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today released the following statement by Wendy Block, Director of Health Policy and Human Resources for the Michigan Chamber, in response to Governor Granholm's call in her State of the State address for the Michigan Sen...

Study looks at off-label use of biliary stents

BOSTON Although approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a palliative treatment for cancer patients who have developed bile-duct obstructions, biliary stents are sometimes used off-label for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease (PVD). A study in todays issue of the American Jo...

New Book Looks at Clinical Research from the Patient's Point of View

DEDHAM, Mass., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical research volunteer John Cleland has run four marathons, but the race he is proudest to have won was against testicular cancer. Diagnosed with the disease as a college undergraduate, Cleland underwent surgical removal of his testicle and 53 lymph ...

Experts Agree. Ohio's Technology Investment Future Looks Bright

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Experts in health care and technology investment discussed objectives, obstacles and opportunities for health care and technology-based economic growth in Ohio today at the Ohio Capital Fund's Annual Seed & Early Stage Summit. These experts will help sh...

Study looks at mitochondrial variation in sperm traits and sperm competitive ability

RENO, Nev. -- University of Nevada, Reno researchers Jeanne and David Zeh of the Department of Biology have received a five-year, $650,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate the effects of natural mitochondrial variation on sperm traits and sperm competitive ability. Rese...

Test for lung cancer looks for discomforting quiet among protective genes

ATLANTA When it is quiet almost too quiet in movies, it is a sign that something is about to go wrong for the good guys. This holds true for the genes that protect against lung cancer, as researchers at the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio, have learned. They identified a panel of 15 genes ...

IMPACT initiative looks to improve patient participation in clinical trials

NEW YORK -- Before a new treatment becomes available, researchers must recruit hundreds or thousands of patients to participate in clinical research trials. But finding these patients is often difficult. Many potential candidates are unaware of the studies or unable to participate due do logistica...

Canada Daycare Looks After Elderly Parents While Children Work

Torn between work, child-rearing duties and caring for elderly parents, Canadians can now turn to a novel nursery service for help: a daycare for gramps and granny. "It is really meant to support what we call the sandwich generation. Families right now are typically (comprised of) Baby Boo...

Double Amputee Finishes Last, but Still Looks Forward to Beijing Olympics

Double amputee Oscar Pistorius finished last on a rain-soaked track at the British Grand Prix race, held in Sheffield on Sunday night . He runs with carbon fibre blades attached to both legs below the knees. To add to his discomfiture, he was also disqualified for having run o...

Labor's Preventive Health Care Policy Looks to Address Future Needs

AMA President, Dr Rosanna Capolingua, today welcomed Labors preventative health care plan as a timely and significant contribution to addressing Australias future health needs. Dr Capolingua said the policy recognises that Australias ageing population and the increasing incidence of chroni...

New Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis Looks Promising.

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis hopes have been raised with Roche announcing that its new drug showed positive results and was safe without any side effects according to its key study. Drug maker Roche Holding AG will file the drug Actemra for regulatory approval in Europe and the U.S. later th...

Ghana Looks To Herbal Remedies For HIV

Doctors and traditional healers in Ghana claim to have developed a product code named DNT One.// This product boosts the immune system in much the same way as Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) and helps the immune system in HIV patients. Ghana Aids Commission (GAC), Catholic Relief Services (CRS) ...

Spanish Initiative Looks At Inflammatory Markers To Predict Strokes

Around 52 hospitals in Spain are taking part in an initiative to gauge if any common inflammatory markers appear in the blood of people who have suffered a stroke recently//. The MíTICO study was presented at the IV International Meeting on Isquemic Ictus. The study included patients from diff...

Mind your looks for Bush visit, as world is watching

Mind your P's and Q's, trim your hair, cut your nails, polish your shoes, wear blazers and a special word of advice for the women, no gaudy saris please //-- just some of the do's and don'ts for Indian security personnel getting ready for the Bush visit. Tips on how to look and what to talk w...

Bridge to liver transplant looks encouraging

According to researchers a device that filters toxins from the blood can buy a patient time while waiting for a liver transplant. Liver failure is a relatively common problem and most often the only cure is a transplant.// But donated livers are in short supply and many patients die while waiting f...

Artificial disc looks hopeful

A recent research reveals that an artificial disc to replace damaged spinal discs has successfully undergone clinical trials. The bones of the spine are separated by discs of cartilage which serve as a cushion between them. If these get damaged or slip out of position,// two spinal bones may grind ...

Elderly Become Conscious About Their Looks

According to a recent survey it was found that people who were in their sixties have become increasingly conscious about the way they look//. This resulted in an increase in the rates of cosmetic surgery. The TV programmes have also played their parts in creating awareness among the procedures used...
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