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Special Ed Services Lacking for Kids Who Repeat a Grade

Majority of youngsters not given individual education plans, research shows THURSDAY, June 4 (HealthDay News) -- Many elementary school students who are held back don't receive a plan for special education services, according to a U.S. study that looked at 380 kindergarten, grade 1 and...

Abbott's XIENCE V(R) Demonstrates Impressive Low Rates of Repeat Procedure, Stent Thrombosis and Major Adverse Cardiac Events in Complex, 'Real World' Patients in SPIRIT V Study

Safety and Efficacy Rates in Patients with Challenging Anatomy Consistent with Superior Results from Randomized Clinical Trials BARCELONA, Spain, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New data presented today at EuroPCR from an international, post-approval, single-arm study show that Abbott's mark...

Risk to Baby Rises With Repeat C-Sections

Procedure doubles odds for intensive care compared to vaginal birth newborns, researchers say THURSDAY, May 21 (HealthDay News) -- Babies delivered by elective, repeat cesarean section delivery are nearly twice as likely to be admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) than t...

Pelvic Inflammation Puts Girls at Risk for Repeat STIs

Behavioral counseling needs to go beyond merely urging safe sex practices, study says THURSDAY, Nov. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls treated for pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) become highly vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections (STIs), sometimes just weeks or months aft...

Hispanics Less Likely to Get Repeat Artery Surgery

Even though they have risk factors that could lead to coronary problems, study finds SUNDAY, Nov. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Despite certain risk factors, Hispanic patients were 57 percent less likely than Caucasians to undergo coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) one year after successful...

Hispanics less likely to have repeat revascularizations 1 year after angioplasty

Hispanic patients were 57 percent less likely than Caucasian patients to undergo coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) one year after successful angioplasty, a type of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) to open blockages in the coronary arteries. Hispanics also had a trend toward lower ra...

Trauma Center Counseling Reduces Kids' Repeat Injuries

Emergency department 'teachable moments' remembered well by parents, youngsters, study finds FRIDAY, July 11 (HealthDay News) -- Pediatric trauma centers and emergency departments are good places to teach children how to curb risky behavior and reduce the threat of injury, according to...

Drug-Coated Stents Reduce Repeat Artery Procedures

But sicker patients may be getting bare metal devices, study suggests TUESDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- Heart patients who got drug-coated stents did better than those who received the bare-metal kind of stent, a major study found. But it isn't a simple either-or issue, the study...

AUDIO from Medialink and the Anxiety Disorders Association of America: Treat It, Don't Repeat It: Break Free from OCD

NEW YORK, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A new campaign is underway to help raise awareness of obsessive compulsive disorder, or OCD. The Anxiety Disorders Association of America, or ADAA, has launched the "Treat it, Don't Repeat It: Break Free From OCD" campaign to educate Americans about OCD sympt...

Blood Clots in Legs, Lungs Predispose Patients to Repeat Episodes

They're at risk for new blockages within 3 years, study finds MONDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) -- People who develop a blood clot in their legs (deep vein thrombosis) or in their lungs (pulmonary embolism) are at risk of developing another blood clot within three years, a new study s...

Ignition Locks Prevent Repeat DWI Offenses

First-timers with devices 60% less likely to do it again, study finds FRIDAY, Feb. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Breath-testing devices that prevent a vehicle from starting if the driver's blood alcohol level exceeds a preset limit can dramatically reduce more DWI offenses among first-time of...

National Energy Services Receives Repeat Orders From Golden Living and Cathedral Rock Skilled Nursing Facilities

- Demand Continues for Ozone Laundry and Energy Efficient Lighting Upgrades - EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Energy Services Company, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NEGS), today announced new orders in excess of $444,000 for its ...

Watching With Intent to Repeat Ignites Key Learning Area of Brain

Watch and learn. Experience says it works, but how? University of Oregon researchers have seen the light, by imaging the brain, while test subjects watched films of// others building objects with Tinker Toys. As detailed in the Dec. 20 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience, researchers, using ...

Unexplained Repeat Cesarean Deliveries On The Rise In US

There has been a considerable increase in the number of repeat cesarean deliveries in the United States over the recent years//. The 8-year study conducted between 1996 and 2003 survey has further found that 10% of the cesarean births were due to unexplained reasons. According to National sta...

Researchers Produce First Nationwide Study of Homeless in ERs

...ates said. "We already know that homeless patients make emergency room visits four times more often than others and are among the most frequent repeat visitors," he said. "Our study is the first study to look at data nationwide and compare the homeless population in terms of insurance status, use of ...

Midwest Medical Aesthetics Helps Defy Nature and Wrinkles with Artefill

...orary dermal fillers that are made of different kinds of natural or synthetic materials that are completely absorbed by the body over time and require repeat injections to maintain wrinkle correction. A skin test is required prior to treatment or approximately four (4) weeks ahead of time, to ensure a patie...

ViroPharma Announces Initiation Of Non-Toxigenic Clostridium Difficile Phase 1 Program

...ll determine the safety and tolerability of NTCD dosed orally as single and repeat escalating doses in healthy young (18-45 years of age) and older (60 years .... Should the therapy be well tolerated, the company plans to initiate NTCD repeat dosing in older adults following exposure to oral antibiotics. Antibiotic ...

EANS-News: Alapis Announces its Share Capital Increase to Raise c. EUR 451.1 million

...egulatory and other approvals in a Timely manner. The decision of the Board of Directors is pursuant to the authority given to it by the second repeat Extraordinary General Meeting of Alapis' shareholders held on 29 September 2008. Further inquiry note: Norbert Schmidt-Gollas n.goll...

Diagnostic tools and innovative therapies improve patient prognosis

...ies taken at six different standard sites. Subjects were then randomized to receive oral iloprost or placebo for six months. A second bronchoscopy and repeat biopsies were completed at the end of the treatment period. All biopsies were scored on a 1-8 scale based on World Health Organization (WHO) criter...

Atlantic Plastic Surgery Center Selects Artefill to Meet Growing Patient Demand for a Longer Lasting Dermal Filler

...orary dermal fillers that are made of different kinds of natural or synthetic materials that are completely absorbed by the body over time and require repeat injections to maintain wrinkle correction. A skin test is required prior to treatment or approximately four (4) weeks ahead of time, to ensure a patie...

Health Robotics Announces American Joint Venture With i.v.SOFT

...ications wandering around the hospital, no I.V. Admixtures' audit trails, "What is in that bag?" or "Who made that dose?" unanswered questions, costly repeat I.V. Admixtures, I.V. waste, and medication errors are commonplace at many institutions, and well documented in research studies throughout the world....

Dr. Kim-Chi Vu in Portland Selects Artefill to Meet Growing Patient Demand for a Longer Lasting Dermal Filler

...orary dermal fillers that are made of different kinds of natural or synthetic materials that are completely absorbed by the body over time and require repeat injections to maintain wrinkle correction. A skin test is required prior to treatment or approximately four (4) weeks ahead of time, to ensure a patie...

Fujifilm's New Digital X-Ray System Designed to Eliminate Barriers to Digital Adoption

...fic exams a practice relies on most. And by offering a wider dynamic range than film, the FCR Prima is more forgiving to over- and under- exposure so repeat exams are greatly reduced, saving both staff time and patient time, and eliminating unnecessary re-exposure to radiation. Lastly, in addition...

Safety of Swine Flu Vaccine to Face Tough Scrutiny

... Experts confident that U.S. won't repeat problems seen in 1976 episode TUESDAY, July 21 (HealthDay News)...ting H1N1 swine flu vaccine. How do health experts know 2009 won't be a repeat of the 1976 fiasco? Are there any guarantees the vaccine will be safe? ...

Sysmex America Debuts High-end Sample Management System During AACC

... The handling of the lavender top tests used in areas such as hematology and diabetes testing, slide making and staining, sorting and archiving, repeat testing and decision processes can be combined into a single automation platform - Sysmex's Lavender Top Management (LTM) solution. LTM combines the ...

Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Frank Fechner Selects Artefill to Meet Growing Patient Demand for a Longer Lasting Dermal Filler

...orary dermal fillers that are made of different kinds of natural or synthetic materials that are completely absorbed by the body over time and require repeat injections to maintain wrinkle correction. A skin test is required prior to treatment or approximately four (4) weeks ahead of time, to ensure a patie...

Abbott Reports Strong Second Quarter Results; Confirms Double-Digit Earnings Growth Outlook for 2009

...lts from our SPIRIT V post-approval, single-arm study of Abbott's drug-eluting stent, XIENCE V. Results showed an impressively low 1.8 percent rate of repeat procedure (target lesion revascularization), a 0.7 percent rate of stent thrombosis and a 5.1 percent rate of major adverse cardiac events (MACE) at o...

Vein & Cosmetic Center of Tampa Bay Selects Artefill to Meet Growing Patient Demand for a Longer Lasting Dermal Filler

...orary dermal fillers that are made of different kinds of natural or synthetic materials that are completely absorbed by the body over time and require repeat injections to maintain wrinkle correction. A skin test is required prior to treatment or approximately four (4) weeks ahead of time, to ensure a patie...

Integrative Dermatology of Boca Raton Selects Artefill to Meet Growing Patient Demand for a Longer Lasting Dermal Filler

...orary dermal fillers that are made of different kinds of natural or synthetic materials that are completely absorbed by the body over time and require repeat injections to maintain wrinkle correction. A skin test is required prior to treatment or approximately four (4) weeks ahead of time, to ensure a patie...

Dr. Benjamin Raab of Naperville, IL Selects Artefill to Meet Growing Patient Demand for a Longer Lasting Dermal Filler

...orary dermal fillers that are made of different kinds of natural or synthetic materials that are completely absorbed by the body over time and require repeat injections to maintain wrinkle correction. A skin test is required prior to treatment or approximately four (4) weeks ahead of time, to ensure a patie...

Millipore Sues W.L. Gore & Associates for Patent Infringement

...ocesses. Sampling is critical for biopharmaceutical manufacturing ; an imprecise or false positive result can lead to batch loss and may also require repeat sampling and analysis at additional costs. "This filing reflects our intention to vigorously defend our intellectual property, which is a fundam...

Caltech chemists say antibody surrogates are just a 'click' away

... in several iterations, a high-affinity ligand for a protein can be created from blocks that do not bind to the protein all that well; the trick is to repeat the in situ screen several times, and the binding improves with every iteration," Sharpless says. "This is about as simple a type of chemistry as y...

Hospital Care for Heart Attack, Heart Failure Patients Varies Across Nation

... information will stimulate constructive engagement by the healthcare community to find ways to improve performance and patient outcomes." "These repeat hospitalizations often happen within 30 days of a prior hospitalization for the same illness and cost CMS and other payers billions of dollars on an a...

New Survey Reveals High Expectations for Popular Aesthetic Injections

...- results lasting up to four months Demonstrated efficacy with four repeat treatments (proving results following each treatment) Demonstrated safety with 12 repeat treatments No evidence of neutralizing antibodies Clinical...

For OCD, Not Helping Might Be Best

...ompulsive washers that their hands are clean -- might ease the immediate situation, they say, but this actually might strengthen the child's desire to repeat the obsessive behavior later. "Parents do that because that is what a parent whose child doesn't have OCD would do," the study's lead author, Lis...

On Memory, Older Americans Outsmart the English

...ee, skin, river, table, baby and village. The participants, 13,575 people all older than 65, listened to the words being spoken and then were asked to repeat as many as possible immediately and again five minutes later. During the five-minute wait, the participants were asked other questions. On a 24-poi...

No More Drama With TOMA LECHE

...une 12, 2009. The winning video Web Novela , Pasiones, Mentiras y Secretos ( http://www.youtube.com/novelastomaleche ) , tells the story of a repeat cheater. Every ten years, the main character, Pancho discloses to his beloved Elizabeth that he has cheated on her: with her best friend in the 80s a...

Research: Improving treatment of patients with heart attack

...ntrolled trials shows that primary PCI also reduces long-term mortality and repeat heart attack. However, this long-term benefit of primary PCI is not observe... after discharge from hospital. These medications are essential to prevent repeat heart attack." warned Dr. Huynh. ...

Web-based Scheduling Software is the New Online Shopping Cart for Services

...ed appointment confirmations and reminders generated by the system. Results revealed that the most popular Appointment-Plus optional module is the repeat Customer Reminder™ system. This feature automatically scans the customer base of the business for customers who have not scheduled within a des...

The Nuts and Bolts of Reform Proposals

...nic system is in place across the country, patients would no longer have to repeat their medical history or recite their prescriptions (what they can remember...is would mean lower administrative costs, partly by eliminating unnecessary repeat tests. But it could also potentially prevent life-threatening medical error...
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