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Spleen May Help Heart Recover From Disease

Low-profile organ plays a big role in immune response, study finds,, THURSDAY, July 30 (HealthDay News) -- Though its reputation doesn't rank down there with the appendix, the spleen isn't exactly known as a vital organ. In fact, plenty of people do fine without it. But new research...

AAOMS Applauds Legislation Enabling Medicare Patients to Rehabilitate and Recover More Efficiently From Oral and Maxillofacial Injuries

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) applauds the introduction of the "Medicare Oral Health Rehabilitative Enhancement Act of 2009" (H.R. 1430 IH), which would change current Medicare law that prohibits dentis...

AGA Medical Corporation Begins Proceedings Against Occlutech to Recover Damages

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- AGA Medical Corporation (AGA) today announced that, following its previously announced favorable patent infringement final ruling by the German court of appeals over Occlutech GmbH of Jena, Germany (Occlutech), it has calculated and notified Occlutech of th...

Physical therapists test mechanical arm to help patients recover from stroke, traumatic brain injury

DALLAS Jan. 28, 2009 Physical therapists at UT Southwestern Medical Center are evaluating a new mechanical arm that allows people recovering from neurological injuries such as strokes and traumatic brain injury to enter a virtual world where they can repeatedly practice movements needed to regai...

Spending on Integrated Operating Rooms to Slow in 2009, But Expected to Recover in 2010

Facilities will face difficulty obtaining credit for capital expenditures, according to Millennium Research Group WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group's (MRG's) US Markets for Video and High-Tech Hardware Devices 2009 report, medical facilities will...

Detroit Area Hospitals Sue To Recover Medicaid Funds

DETROIT, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In a lawsuit arising out of the demise of the Detroit-based OmniCare, a once large health maintenance organization servicing primarily Medicaid recipients, several major Detroit area hospitals filed an emergency motion this morning in Wayne County Circuit Court agai...

Women recover muscle strength more slowly than men

Women's muscles may require longer, more intensive rehabilitation after bed rest and cast immobilization, as reported today by the Institute for Neuromusculoskeletal Research at the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-COM). According to Brian C. Clark, Ph.D., assistant professor...

Epilepsy drug may help alcoholics recover from dependence, small study suggests

ANN ARBOR, Mich. It's a Catch-22 of the highest order. People with alcohol problems often use alcohol to get to sleep -- but it actually keeps them from getting good-quality sleep all night long. At the same time, they're highly likely to suffer from full-blown chronic insomnia that keeps the...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Companies' Anti-Fraud Units Recover and Save More Than $249 Million In 2007

Plan representatives call efforts key to Blue companies' stewardship of healthcare dollars WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies' anti-fraud investigations resulted in overall savings and recoveries of more than $249 million last year, according ...

Mayo researchers: complementary therapies help patients recover after heart surgery

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A new Mayo Clinic study shows that massage therapy decreases pain levels for patients after heart surgery. During a five-month period in 2005, 58 patients undergoing surgery participated in a pilot study to examine the effect of massage on pain after surgery. Of the 30 who rece...

Healing Wounds and Hearts: Warrior Weekend Helps Soldiers Relax and Recover

NEWARK, Del., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to reach out to wounded soldiers, Retired Army Reserve Lieutenant Colonel Steve Udovich has organized "Warrior Weekend," a series of uplifting and rejuvenating weekend retreats -- offered at no cost to injured soldiers and marines. The trips ...

Dinner Guest Recover Bodies in Freezer

A dinner party came to an abrupt end when a guest discovered bodies in the freezer. The bodies belonged to the host Didier Charrons wife Chantal, 46, and son Bryan 11. The female guest opened the freezer while helping to clear up after a dinner with a group of friends Tuesday at the man's...

Two-thirds of US Children Experience Trauma, but Recover Fast

A new study reveals that almost two-thirds of US children undergo some trauma or other early in their life, but very few of them experience post-traumatic stress disorder. The finding reveals a certain emotional resilience in children, but it also suggests that the way children process troub...

Police Recover Remains of Fetuses from Haryana Maternity Home

Police have recovered the remains of fetuses from a maternity home in Haryana today. The burnt fetuses were unearthed from Pataudi village after police received complaints from locals. The police have registered a case and are in the look out for the owner of the clinic who is abs...

Pumps Someday May Allow Patients to Recover Their Own Hearts

An injured athlete can rest on the couch to recover before returning to sports, but an injured heart doesn’t have the same luxury – at least not yet. // One Ohio State University Medical Center surgeon predicts that within 10 years, mechanical support devices for the heart will be put to use t...

Depressed Patients Recover Sluggishly After Stress Test

Patients who are recovering from heart problems, but have depression take longer to return to their normal heart rate after taking a treadmill stress test, according to a new study published in the American Heart Journal//. Study co-author Dr. Joel W. Hughes, of Kent State University, Ohio, an...

Patients recover fast when kept in rooms with medicated coir mats

Treatment of ailments such as skin diseases, hypertension and rheumatoid complaints may become as simple as spreading ‘Medicated coir mats’ across the walls of a patient's room in the near future according to a recent// study. Students of the Government Ayurveda College in Thiruvananthapuram have f...

Zinc Effective In Helping Kids Recover From Pneumonia

Zinc has been found to boost the immune system and help fight off diarrhea and pneumonia, researchers tested supplements to determine their effect on children already in the hospital with severe pneumonia// and they say that a simple zinc supplement can help children with severe pneumonia recover ...

Assisting stroke patients to recover balance

Researchers in France say that the distorting spectacles can help stroke patients with posture problems to recover their balance. They think that the spectacles reset the patient's mental makeup and hope that the effect will lead to a long-lasting cure for some postural problems.// People who...

Helping stroke patients to recover balance

Researchers in France say that the distorting spectacles can help stroke patients with posture problems to recover their balance. They think that the spectacles reset the patient's mental makeup and hope that the effect will lead to a long-lasitng cure for some postural problems. People...

Spirituality Increases as Alcoholics Recover

For decades, recovering alcoholics and those who treat them have incorporated spirituality into the recovery process. But few research studies have documented// if and how spirituality changes during recovery, or how those changes might influence a person’s chance of succeeding in the quest for sob...

Federal Judge Sentences Defendants Who Perpetrated $10.9 Million Medicare Fraud HIV Infusion Scheme

...vinson. "Our agents are working tirelessly with our Strike Force partners to investigate these spurious operations, bring perpetrators to justice, and recover stolen funds for the Medicare program." Trial evidence established that Russell, Pacheco and Milanes served as the medical staff for M&P G...

Combo Treatment May Ease Depression After Stroke

...eople who've had a stroke, a new study suggests. "One-third of patients who have strokes develop clinical depression, which makes them less able to recover from the stroke, worsens cognitive functioning, impairs social functioning and is associated with other adverse consequences," study co-author Dr. Ric...

US Oncology Reports Second Quarter Operating Results

...on of, existing economic arrangements, the Company's ability to complete cancer centers and PET facilities currently in development and its ability to recover investments in cancer centers, government regulation, investigation and enforcement, increases in the cost of providing cancer treatment services, the...

West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency Awards Overpayment Project to HMS

...s ensure that healthcare claims are paid correctly and by the responsible party. As a result of the company's services, government healthcare programs recover over $1 billion annually, and avoid billions of dollars more in erroneous payments. ...

US Oncology Announces Retirement of R. Dale Ross and Appointment of Bruce Broussard as Chairman of the Board

...on of, existing economic arrangements, the Company's ability to complete cancer centers and PET facilities currently in development and its ability to recover investments in cancer centers, government regulation, investigation and enforcement, increases in the cost of providing cancer treatment services, the...

GenVault's GenSolve(TM) Reagents Enable State-of-the-Art Genomic Analysis of Dried Blood Spots

...nSolve(TM), is enabling independent groups, from diverse research areas, to recover DNA from Guthrie cards and FTA paper for microarray based genomic analysis ...n in economically important genes. GenSolve(TM) enables us to reproducibly recover sufficient quantities of DNA, of the correct size and quality, from dry arc...

Effient(TM) is Now Available in Pharmacies

...esident and chief executive officer for Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. "We are dedicated to developing highly relevant, evidence-based programs to help patients recover as well as regain their health and confidence." Important Safety Information about Effient Antiplatelet medicines, including Effient, can ...

100+ Nurses to Rally in SF Wed. to Demand Stronger Swine Flu Safety Protections: California Hospitals Remain Unprepared Despite First Nurse Death

...uenza Pandemic: Gaps in Pandemic Planning and Preparedness Need to Be Addressed: "Further actions are needed to address the capacity to respond to and recover from an influenza pandemic, which will require additional capacity in patient treatment space, and the acquisition and distribution of medical and oth...

Class Action Notice for Minnesota Light Cigarette Litigation From Lommen, Abdo, Cole, King & Stageberg, P.A.

...nesota during the Class period, misled the smoking public as to the delivery of tar and nicotine by Marlboro Lights cigarettes. The Plaintiffs seek to recover money from the Defendants' sales of cigarettes during the Class period. This case does not involve claims for personal injuries or wrongful death. Def...

Office of National Drug Control Policy Taps RIESTER creative for Use in National Anti-Meth Campaign

...that recovery is possible. "We all know the ravages this drug can cause; however, this work from Utah shows there is hope, as people can and do recover from meth addiction," said R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy. ONDCP has selected three End Meth Now TV...

Millin Associates has the Perfect Solution for Hospitals & Health Centers Dealing With an Influx of Uninsured Patients

...tes that, "if you have uninsured patients, why not try our research services? They are entirely contingency-based; you'll only be charged a fee if we recover money for you." ...

Cheerleading is Leading Cause of Catastrophic Injury in Young Women

...at results in disability that are often related to head trauma or spine trauma. Doctors are also seeing more injuries that a person may not be able to recover from completely - such as concussions or severe fractures. Cheerleading injuries appear to be on the rise partly because of an increase in part...

Play it Straight with Swine Flu, AA Travel Insurance Advises

...ider will cover the relevant medical expenses associated with treatment for swine flu while you are on holiday. If you need to remain abroad until you recover which is a precaution that is advised by the British Government; you will be covered for cancelled or rescheduled flights and the cost of additional a...

HMS Holdings Corp. Announces Q2 2009 Results and Raises 2009 Guidance

...s ensure that healthcare claims are paid correctly and by the responsible party. As a result of the company's services, government healthcare programs recover over $1 billion annually, and avoid billions of dollars more in erroneous payments. This press release includes presentations of earnings befo...

Los Angeles Surgeon Dr. Rezaian - Pioneers Cutting Edge Laser Back Surgery (laserbacksurgery.com)

... of the laser back surgery. Unlike traditional back surgery to remove herniated discs, laser surgery does not leave any scars and allows patients to recover in an abbreviated time frame. Instead of spending weeks or months out of commission, patients are able to return to work quickly without excruciating ...

Coming Soon -- Stem-Cell Surgical Thread?

...students developed the procedure as part of a contest sponsored by a medical technology company trying to patent the concept as a way to help patients recover from major orthopedic injuries, such as ruptured ligaments and tendons. "Using sutures that carry stems cells to the injury site would not change t...

Swine Flu Could Eventually Affect 40% of Americans: CDC

...million Americans have been stricken with swine flu. The reason for the disparity: The virus continues to produce mild symptoms and patients typically recover quickly. This was the final CDC report of case numbers, Schuchat said, noting in the future it will document swine flu trends. More information ...

U.S. Expects 160 Million Doses of Swine Flu Vaccine by October

...ion Americans have been stricken with the swine flu. The reason for the disparity: The virus continues to produce mild symptoms and patients typically recover quickly. Officials expect to see a new outbreak of H1N1 swine flu in the United States in the fall. It will most likely start earlier than seasonal...

Sedentary Kids May Take Longer to Fall Asleep

...then, something to worry about? "Far from it," he said. "I see this as something which we were designed by nature to do. The purpose of sleep is to recover from activity, and what this is showing is that that link is quite tight in the child. If the child exercises, they need more sleep and they get it mo...
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