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Cell division find prompts overhaul of immune response modeling

Research at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute into the mechanics of how two types of white blood cells grow and die is fundamentally changing the development of computer models that are used to predict how immune system cells respond to a pathogenic threat. A team led by Professor Phil Hodgkin...

Demand for Short-Term Medical Help Leads to Growth for Travel Nursing Staffing Agency; Prompts Move to New Location and Addition of New Online Tools for Nurses

LUBBOCK, Texas, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Trends in the economy and the medical industry have led to a demand for less permanent positions and more temporary assignments. This matches perfectly with an increasing number of medical personnel looking for more flexibility and variety in their care...

Molecule prompts damaged heart cells to repair themselves after a heart attack

DALLAS April 10, 2009 A protein that the heart produces during its early development reactivates the embryonic coronary developmental program and initiates migration of heart cells and blood vessel growth after a heart attack, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found. The mole...

Study prompts new mandate for N.C. high schools

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. A new study at Wake Forest University School of Medicine reveals that many N.C. high schools are not adequately prepared to handle the immediate medical needs of a student or employee who suffers a sudden cardiac arrest on campus. The findings were used to support a new statew...

Promise of Cash Prompts Smokers to Quit

Financial incentives tripled rates of cessation, study found,,,, WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Offering hard, cold cash to smokers to spur them to stop their unhealthy habit helps more people give up cigarettes, new research finds. The study, published in the Feb. 12 issue ...

Osteoporosis Drug Prompts Increase in Certain Bone Cells

Scientists not sure if finding points to potential problems; maker stands by medication WEDNESDAY, Dec. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Women who took the osteoporosis drug Fosamax for up to three years saw an increase in their number of osteoclasts, or cells that remove old, brittle bone, a ne...

Current Economic Situation Prompts Increased Smoking, Delay in Quit Attempts, Middle and Low-Income Americans Hit Hardest

One in Four Smokers Stressed About State of Economy Smoking More on Daily Basis Washington, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the American Legacy Foundation(R) -- the nation's largest public health foundation dedicated to reducing tobacco use in the U.S. -- announced the results of a ...

Demand for NutraCea Rice Bran Oil Prompts Major Expansion of Irgovel Plant Ahead of Schedule

PHOENIX, April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NutraCea (OTC Bulletin Board: NTRZ), a world leader in stabilized rice bran (SRB), nutrient research and technology, announced today that they have accelerated their plans to expand the recently acquired Irgovel plant located in Pelotas, Brazil ...

WSJ Article Prompts AHF to Renew Call for CDC to Release Stark New HIV Data

Article Hints CDC's Delay Suggests Dramatic Increase LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A 'Wall Street Journal' article headlined, "Upward Revision of U.S. AIDS Cases Likely" (Marilyn Chase and Betsy McKay, December 1, 2007), in today's paper that suggests a delay by the ...

Jump in Youth Suicide Prompts National Children's Charity KidsPeace to Issue Tips on Prevention, Warning Signs

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Following today's startling survey by the Centers for Disease Control reporting the largest jump (8%) in youth suicide in more than 15 years, the 125-year-old national children's crisis charity KidsPeace is issuing a raft of expert tips and resources to help y...

Landmark Study Prompts Rethink of Genetic Code

The most detailed probe yet into the workings of the human genome has led scientists to conclude that a cornerstone concept about the chemical code for life is badly flawed. The ground-breaking study, published in more than two dozen papers in journals on both sides of the Atlantic, takes a small ...

Food Ads Prompts Children to Eat More

Children are prompted to eat more by seeing the food ads on television, says a study. It also adds that overweight and obese children// are more vulnerable to it. Researchers from Liverpool University, presenting their findings at the European Congress on Obesity in Budapest, said they expos...

Surge in Senior HIV Survivors Prompts New Treatment Studies

Many patients diagnosed with HIV in the 1980s and 1990s have survived and now are entering their golden years.// AIDs cases among the over-50 crowd reached 90,000 in 2003, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will account for half of all HIV/AIDS cases in the United Stat...

Surge of HIV Cases in Taiwan Prompts Doubling in Expenditure for HIV Prevention

A surge of new cases of HIV infection among injection drug users in Taiwan has led to proposals for doubling of expenditure on HIV education next year according to a// health official. Last year authorities spent NT$140 million on HIV prevention which is only a 10th of the total budget for HIV...

Fresh Scare of Contamination in Pork Prompts 'Prompt' Recall by Authorities

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) have brought to the notice of the general public //that a consignment of pork products that were manufactured on September 13,18,19,2006 and marketed to retail and wholesale establishments in the state of Ohio , ...

Rare Disease Prompts Culling of 15,000 birds

The confirmation of Newcastle disease on an East Lothian farm has led to the culling of over 15,000 birds. This respiratory disease // is usually fatal for birds and a 3km protection zone and a 10km surveillance zone have been put in place around Fenton Barns, Drem, to prevent its spread. A...

Contamination fear prompts lettuce recall

Salinas-based Nunes Company has voluntarily recalled its lettuce after irrigation water samples tested positive for E. coli contamination//. This happened just 9 days after the FDA relaxed its advisory against eating fresh spinach. According to the company, the E. coli contamination was detecte...

E.coli outbreak prompts spinach warning

According to the FDA, an epidemic of E. coli that has left one person dead and several others sick across 8 states, may be associated with bagged fresh spinach.// "The FDA is advising consumers not eat bagged fresh spinach at this time and that any individuals who believe they may have experien...

New Bird Flu Cases In Germany Prompts Massive Culling Of Poultry

The number of birds infected by bird flu in northwestern Germany has been steadily increasing over the past few days with figures reaching 103. // About 2 of the 103 cases were identified outside the Baltic Sea island of Ruegen, where approximately 270 volunteers and troops have been involved in co...

Bird Flu Threat Prompts Tightened Security Across Hong Kong Border

Custom officials in Hong Kong have been put on high alert following the detection of the deadly avian influenza (H5N1) among birds and poultry. // The officials have been instructed to keep a strict vigilance regarding the smuggling of birds and poultry into the territory. The proposed move h...

Bird Flu Threat Prompts Stockpiling Of Food And Medicine In America

It has been urged by the Federal Government to stockpile medicines and food owing to the possibility of potential bird flu pandemic in America.// A pandemic is said to occur when a new strain of the influenza virus gets transmitted from one person to the other, thereby causing serious human illness...

Bird Flu Infection Of Chinese Girl Prompts Fear Of Spread Across Asia

With increasing global fear regarding the spread of the deadly bird flu, official reports from China has reported that a 10-year-old Chinese girl is the latest victim to be infected with the disease//. The victim hails from the southern Guangxi region and has been suffering from fever and pneumonia...

Pilot study: Workplace yoga and meditation can lower feelings of stress

... benefits. She specifically scheduled weekly sessions during lunch to avoid interfering with work time or home time, and combined movement with verbal prompts and music that are cues for participants to relax. "As I've been working on the program, I heard so many of the participants say they wish they had...

Viagra Trial for Sickle Cell Lung Problems Halted

... Safety concern from side effects prompts action by U.S. government TUESDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) -- The first clinical trial of a treatment for pulmonary hypertension in adult...

The Friendship Stone Helps Friends Remain Healthy

...hicago found that not having close friends or social disconnectedness has been shown to be detrimental to one’s health, regardless of whether it prompts feelings of loneliness or perceived lack of social support. -   Rush University Medical Center in Chicago found that people who de...

GetWellNetwork Introduces Discharge Planning Tools in Latest Version of PatientLife System

... Enhanced Usability and Reporting -- Offering improved usability, utilization and reporting capabilities, Pathways in PLS 3.5 now deliver on-screen prompts that are more visually engaging and less intrusive. A new set of custom reports provide staff with a more granular view of the care process, system ut...

Reminders Boost Mammography Appointments

... prompts for breast exams improve compliance, study finds TUESDAY, July 14 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer screenings increased more than 17 perc...

Reminder program dramatically increases mammography rates, Kaiser Permanente study finds

...rmanente has an array of services designed to ensure screening for breast cancer, ranging from mobile screening vans, breast health fairs, to built-in prompts in its electronic health records system, KP HealthConnect the world's largest civilian electronic health record. Funded by the National Cancer In...

Reminder Program Dramatically Increases Mammography Rates, Kaiser Permanente Study Finds

...rmanente has an array of services designed to ensure screening for breast cancer, ranging from mobile screening vans, breast health fairs, to built-in prompts in its electronic health records system, KP HealthConnect(TM) - the world's largest civilian electronic health record. Funded by the Nationa...

CareMedic and Cincom Sign OEM Technology Partnership for Healthcare Solution

...rough complex processes that often result in errors and lost revenue. Context-specific rules verify that the data entered is correct, and the software prompts users to take corrective steps when action is needed. Hospitals can manage specific scripts and verbiage to ensure that the information presente...

Kids May 'Learn' to Tolerate Food Allergens

...rgies, through processes called oral immunotherapy and sublingual immunotherapy. They believe they can build up a child's tolerance for a food that prompts an allergic reaction by exposing the child to tiny amounts of that food. "It is something that has been recently put into play," said Dr. Michael P...

MedPro Imaging Adds Wayman and Sanford to Growing Sales Team

... Robust Growth prompts Addition of Veteran Sales Executives to Premium Provider of New and Refurbished Ultrasound Solutions WAUKESHA, Wis., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- MedP...

Quest Diagnostics HemoCue Subsidiary to Add U.S. Hospital Laboratory Connectivity to Its HemoCue 201 DM Point-of-Care Systems

...e sold outside the United States. HemoCue 201 DM systems support physicians with faster data availability and enhanced quality control, including prompts for such information as operator identification and lot number. The system's tracking features add efficiencies to the billing process and support hea...

Stars Spotlight Personal Triumphs Over Stuttering

...nals. According to the organization, stuttering is a genetic and neurological disorder, rather than a function of anxiety or stress. The condition prompts varying degrees of involuntary vocal cord tightening (depending on the individual patient), as well as difficulty with both breathing and mouth moveme...

Wall Street Not Affecting Mainstreet Property Group; Group Breaks Ground on Another Senior Care Campus in Lafayette, IN

...cording to a January 14, 2009 Bloomberg report, construction spending on commercial projects in the U.S. will fall this year and next as the recession prompts businesses to delay or cancel plans. Economists have predicted that non-residential construction likely will drop 11 percent in 2009 and 5 percent in ...

HeartSafe and HeartSine Announce AED Donation Program to Local BOMA Associations

...ey benefits: Ease of use - designed for the minimally trained user, and suitable for rescuers of all skill levels, voice and visual prompts guide each step of the rescue. Low cost of ownership - the patented Pad-Pak contains both batteries and electrodes in one cost-effective, easy...

Optimum Lightpath(SM) and GetWellNetwork(R) Transform Hospital Bedside Care with Launch of Interactive Patient Care Service

...urveys and real-time feedback features, Internet and email access, music and more. Engages patients with a variety of coordinated, automated prompts that appear on the television monitor to proactively invite each patient, at the appropriate time, to learn more about his/her care, condition and saf...

IBM and Salerno Cooperate to Develop a Smarter City

...edicated parking area to the Verdi Theatre. Smart sensors will be placed in the planking and will interact with smart canes, providing information and prompts on mobile phones, enabling the visually impaired to navigate around potential obstacles. Two-dimensional tags will be used to exploit the cultura...

Research points to a new way to protect kidneys threatened by insufficient blood or toxins

...ls of Medicine and Graduate Studies and at the Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Fragmentation sets in motion a chain of events that prompts kidney cells to commit suicide and leads to acute renal failure. "When mitochondrial fragmentation is blocked, it can save the cells and the kidne...

Subway Defibrillators Save Lives

...annual scientific session in Boston. The 44 defibrillators installed at 37 Munich stations come with written instructions and use voice and visual prompts to instruct would-be rescuers how to use them. They can only be operated after alerting emergency personal. During the study, stored data in the AE...
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