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New White Paper Helps OEM Design Engineers Navigate the Force Transducer Selection Process

Design engineers have always faced unique challenges in specifying force sensors, or force transducers. With an abundance of available force sensors on the market, from load cells to strain gauges to thin and flexible resistive technology, selecting the right sensor for a particular application ...

Anpath Group, Inc. Announces Selection of its Cleaner by the Toronto Transit System

MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anpath Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ANPG), reported today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, EnviroSystems, Inc. (ESI) announced the selection of its cleaner deodorizer, SurfaceTru(TM) for use by the Toronto Transit Commission, Toronto, Onta...

Better treatment selection and improved therapies -- key to improving prognosis in acute HF

Today, acute heart failure represents the most common reason for hospitalisation in the over-65 population. Although hospital care improves symptoms in the first 24 hours after admission in around 50% of these patients, acute heart failure events still remain associated with a more than 50% mortal...

ASPH Supports President Obama's Selection of New York City Health Commissioner Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH, for CDC Director

WASHINGTON, May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ASPH commends President Barack Obama's appointment of New York City Health Commissioner Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH as the new Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In his announcement, President Obama hailed Frieden as "an ...

From Practical to Pampering: CVS/pharmacy Offers a Wide Selection of Department Store-Quality Gifts at Affordable Prices for Mother's Day

Last-minute Mother's Day essentials conveniently available at America's largest retail pharmacy WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy, America's largest retail pharmacy, provides shoppers with a variety of affordable department store-quality gifts to choose from for Mother's D...

AIDS Action Applauds Selection of Dr. Eric Goosby as Global AIDS Coordinator

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIDS Action Council commends President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton on today's nomination of Dr. Eric Goosby as Director of the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC). AIDS Action is pleased that the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinat...

Blue Cross Launches Largest Selection of Individual Plans Available in Minnesota

New Consumer-Designed Health Plans Offer Broader Choice EAGAN, Minn., April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) today announced the largest array of individual health plan options available in the state for people looking to buy health insurance ...

AHIMA Applauds Selection of Dr. Blumenthal to Head ONC

CHICAGO, March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is an Official AHIMA Statement Attributable to Linda L. Kloss, AHIMA Chief Executive Officer: "There is not a more appropriate selection than Dr. David Blumenthal as National Coordinator to lead America's Health Information Technolo...

Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Advocacy Alliance Applauds Selection of Gov. Sebelius for Secretary of Health and Human Services

WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Advocacy Alliance commended the Obama Administration today for moving swiftly to fill a key cabinet post, with the nomination of Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius to be the next Secretary of Health and Human Services. (...

Activity Against Drug-Resistant Pathogens is One of the Leading Attributes Influencing Physicians' Antibiotic Selection for the Treatment of Inpatient Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Future Therapies Modeled After Johnson & Johnson/Basilea's or Forest/Novexel's Drug Could Be Used As First-Line Therapies, According to a New Report from AMR and Decision Resources MALVERN, Pa. and WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Arlington Medical Resources (AMR) and Decision Reso...

AMD Global Telemedicine, Inc is Pleased to Announce the Selection of its Examination Camera for the Canadian National Telehealth Videoconference Equipment RFP

The AMD-2500 General Examination Camera has been selected by the Canadian Health Infoway (CHI) as an approved telemedicine device throughout Canada N. Chelmsford, MA -- AMD Global Telemedicine Inc., the leading worldwide supplier of telemedicine equipment and technology...

ORSupply.com Unveils Largest Selection of Otoscopes Available Anywhere

ORSupply.com now sells otoscopes from Welch Allyn, Heine and Riester, giving physicians and researchers a one-stop online shop for all their otoscope needs. Louisville, Ky. (Vocus) January 6, 2009 -- ORSupply.com, the largest online marketplace for surgical supplies a...

Accurate Background Announces Selection from Right at Home Background Screening Services Offered to Right at Home's National Network of Offices

Accurate Background’s selection as a suggested vendor provides all of the Right at Home offices nationwide a comprehensive background screening program designed to protect the senior and disabled individuals they serve. A variety of product options are available at a group rate to meet the...

Physician Hospitals of America (PHA) Applauds President-Elect Obama's Selection of Sen. Daschle as HHS Secretary

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Physician Hospitals of America (PHA) is applauding President-elect Barack Obama's selection of Senator Tom Daschle to become Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services in his Cabinet. Daschle, who served as U.S. Senator from South D...

U.S. Preventive Medicine Praises Selection of Tom Daschle to Serve as Secretary of Health and Human Services

DALLAS, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Preventive Medicine, the leader in disease prevention services, commends President-elect Barack Obama on his choice of former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD) to head the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (Logo: http://www.newscom...

Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Advocacy Alliance Applauds Selection of Senator Tom Daschle for HHS Secretary, White House Health Reform Czar

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Advocacy Alliance today applauded the selection of former Senator Tom Daschle to be the next Secretary of Health and Human Services and director of the White House Office of Health Reform. The Komen Advocacy Alliance noted that...

HER2 levels may aid in treatment selection for metastatic breast cancer

PHILADELPHIA Findings published in the December 1, 2008, issue of Clinical Cancer Research , a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, show lapatinib benefits women with HER2-positive breast cancer, while women with HER2-negative breast cancer or those who express EGRF alone der...

Activity Against MRSA is the Most Important Attribute Influencing Physicians' Antibiotic Selection for the Treatment of Skin and Skin Structure Infections

Success of Zyvox and Cubicin is Driven Strongly by Agents' Excellent Activity Against MRSA, According to a New Report from AMR and Decision Resources MALVERN, Pa. and WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ --Arlington Medical Resources (AMR) and Decision Resources find that with the rising inci...

Report Confirms Consumer Selection is a Driving Force in Health Care Today

Press Ganey Annual Physicians' Office Pulse Report Released Today SOUTH BEND, Ind., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Press Ganey Associates, Inc. report released today confirms patients have heightened expectations of their health care experience and feel more empowered to choose where they re...

Practical Gear and Personal Gadgets: CVS/pharmacy Offers a Wide Selection of Affordable Gifts to Delight Dad This Father's Day

Grills, Photo Books and Shaving Kits Are Just a Few of Dad's Favorite Things Available at CVS/pharmacy's 6,300 Convenient U.S. Locations WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy, America's largest retail pharmacy with 6,300 convenient locations nationwide, offers shoppers a wid...

Medical Products Distributor Gains New Flexibility With Its Selection of Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft Dynamics CRM

AliMed expects to slash costs and heighten accuracy with Microsoft Dynamics technology. REDMOND, Wash., March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced that AliMed, a producer and catalog-based distributor of medical products, has chosen Microsoft D...

Panacea Pharmaceuticals Announces Selection of PAN-622 - A Fully Human Sequence Monoclonal Antibody Against HAAH - As Its Lead Cancer Therapeutic Product

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Panacea Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today the selection of PAN-622 -- a fully human sequence monoclonal antibody against HAAH -- as its lead cancer therapeutic product. Developed in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, PAN-...

From the Amazon Rainforest to a Smoothie Near You, Planet Smoothie Expands Superfoods Menu Selection

ATLANTA, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Planet Smoothie, home of the original "pure" Acai smoothie, announces today its partnership with Sambazon, the Acai global leader, to launch three new smoothie flavors in a limited-time offer: Amazon Energy, Amazon Cherry, and Jungle Fruit Fuzion. Superfood smoothie...

Milliman Announces Encore Webinar on Practical Uses of Lifestyle-Based Analytics (LBA) in Risk Selection

SEATTLE, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to its increasing potential as a tool in health insurance underwriting, Lifestyle-Based Analytics (LBA) continues to receive considerable attention from insurers and the media. We've probably all seen optimistic claims about the use of consumer data as a pre...

Milliman Expert Addresses Practical Applications of Lifestyle-Based Analytics in Risk Selection

SEATTLE, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent years, increasing attention has been paid to the role of Lifestyle-Based Analytics (LBA) in health insurance underwriting. In some instances, proponents of LBA made overly-optimistic claims about the use of consumer data as a predictor in the underwri...

Natural Selection in Butterflies

An international team of researchers has found natural selection in a tropical butterfly species that fought back - genetically speaking - against a highly invasive, male-killing bacteria. Within 10 generations that spanned less than a year, the proportion of males of the Hypolimnas bolina b...

Embryonic Selection of Sex can Avoid Conceiving Blind Children

The Assisted Reproduction Unit at Quiron Hospital have successfully carried out an embryonic sex selection in a woman who is a carrier// of the disease Retinosis Pigmentaria, linked with the X chromosome – in order to avoid giving birth to a male child. This finding by the unit at Quiron Hospital i...

UK Government to Outlaw Sex Selection of Babies

The UK government has planned to outlaw sex selection of babies for non-medical reasons as part of its shake-up of embryology regulation.// Health Minister Caroline Flint has told Parliament that she intended to introduce a "clear and specific ban" on the use of techniques to choose a gender ...

Malaysia Likely To Outlaw Gender Selection Test

Malaysian Health Minister Chua Soi Lek has said that the country could be restricting a fertilization test that allows parents to select their baby's sex//. This is being done for the fear that most potential parents will choose boys. 'We are not against infertile couples seeking medical trea...

American Health Assistance Foundation & Asbury Methodist Village to Host Special Community Screening and Discussion of the HBO Series, The Alzheimer's Project

...odist Village : Asbury Methodist Village is A Continuing Care Retirement Community that brings together in one location a diverse selection of residence choices, lifestyle options, services, health care and amenities. A continuing care retirement community continues to meet the changing n...

NBCH Calls for Cost Containment and System Transformation in Health Care Reform Legislation

...ealth care services (i.e. employers, governments and consumers) need to measure, publicly report, and, most importantly, reward -- through payment and selection -- high performance and value in health care services and delivery. Recommendations NBCH urges the White House and Congress to continue ref...

Bipartisan Panel of Industry, NGO and Academic Experts Proposes New Rules for Science in Federal Regulation

...ittees should never have conflicts. Greater transparency in committee selection might allow a limited number of closed committee meetings. If procedures are put in place to make the selection of advisory committee members more transparent, then the government could c...

ReGen Biologics Clarifies Recent Press about the Menaflex Device

...geon training course provides background information about the product, hands-on experience in the proper surgical technique and discussion of patient selection in accordance with the FDA cleared indications for use. ReGen's extensive surgeon training program is designed to prepare surgeons to use the Menafle...

Nephrologists Indicate High Interest in AMAG Pharmaceuticals' Newly Approved Feraheme According to Latest BioTrends Report

...the dialysis bundle, Medical Directors foresee the increased use of IV iron to spare the use of ESAs (such as Amgen's Epogen) as well as IV iron brand selection being heavily influenced by price. Although the bundled payment only impacts the dialysis market, reimbursement has a high degree of influence on bra...

With a Broken Hip Comes Higher Risk for Dying

...the dangers of fractures for older people, Ioannidis said. "The big difference between this study and the others is design," he said. "We had a random selection of the Canadian people, looking at areas with 40 percent of the Canadian population. Other studies have looked at non-randomized samples, from hospita...

Kefir, a Probiotic-Rich Drink, May Benefit Specific Groups of Children

...ODS KEFIR Lifeway's foundation product is Kefir - a creamy probiotic dairy beverage similar to but distinct from yogurt. Lifeway offers the largest selection of Kefir in the world. Based on whole milk, low-fat or non-fat pasteurized milk, Lifeway Kefir has a unique effervescent quality that stems from the e...

Scott & White Leadership Invited to National Forum on High Quality, Low-Cost Health Care

...ysicians, nurses and other allied health professionals, which better allows selection of the best and brightest physicians and staff to join the organization on ...asis. Publicly available quality and cost data for the selection of presenters at the conference were drawn from The Dartmouth Atlas, CMS Ho...

Kansas Delegation: GAO Report Short on Expertise, Long on Errors; NBAF Critical to Protect Nation's Food Supply

...and still the final report doesn't correctly list the results of DHS's site selection determinations. The report issued by GAO indicates that Kansas only 'partly...he criteria related to existing research. This was a key determinant in the selection process. For GAO to work on this report for months and still not get this i...

Calcium Scan of Arteries Helps Spot Big Trouble

... this study, said Dr. Thomas G. Gerber, an associate professor of medicine and radiology at the Mayo Clinic. It was a small study, Gerber said, and selection of the people in such a study can be an issue. "They seem to have done a good job of picking patients, but we are always cautious about patient select...

ASTRO announces 2009 Fellows

...have a truly outstanding contribution to at least one of the pathways to be named a Fellow. The nominations were reviewed by the nine-member Fellows selection Committee who made recommendations to the ASTRO Board of Directors to make the final decision. The 2009 ASTRO Fellows are: Ross Abrams, M.D., Rush...
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