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Chicagoland Motorcycle F.A.S.T. Ride to Fight Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder:

CHICAGO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Drinking alcohol while pregnant increases the chances that a child will have Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Although this disorder affects 40,000 infants a year, more than Spina Bifida, Down Syndrome and Muscular Dystrophy combined, it is st...

For Medical Device Makers, Full Spectrum Software Presents a Live, One Hour Audio Course on Implementing QA Automation in an FDA Controlled Environment

For medical device makers, Full Spectrum Software presents a live, one hour audio course on Implementing QA Automation in an FDA Controlled Environment. The event is hosted by Foreign Exchange Translations. detailed information on the course can be found here Southbor...

63 percent of RA patients suffer psychiatric disorders, with depressive spectrum conditions most likely

Copenhagen, Denmark, Friday 12 June 2009: Over half (63%) of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) also suffer from psychiatric disorders, with the majority of these (87%) occurring in the depressive spectrum, according to the results of a new study presented today at EULAR 2009, the Annual Cong...

Education Series Offered For Parents Of Children Diagnosed With An Autism Spectrum Disorder

Enrollment under way for individual sessions or 14-week series starting May 14 PALO ALTO, Calif., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Packard Children's Hospital is offering a new 14-part educational series for parents of young children and adolescent...

For Medical Device Makers, Full Spectrum Software Releases Software Technology Report Called How to Survive in 2009 and Beyond

A Software Technology Report reviewing what small to mid-sized medical device makers can do from a software development perspective to immmediately add value to their products. Download Report Here It provides an overview of current market conditions and what the new definition of software inno...

Varian Medical Systems to Exhibit Full Spectrum of Prostate Cancer Treatment Technologies at the American Urological Association Meeting in Chicago

Company will showcase technologies for brachytherapy, intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), RapidArc(TM) radiotherapy, and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) PALO ALTO, Calif., April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ) will showcase the company's full spec...

HBA Global Expo and Spa & Resort/Medical Aesthetics Expo to Offer Full Spectrum of the Product Development Cycle

Co-located Events Provide One Stop Business Forum for Beauty Care, Aesthetics and Spa Professionals NEW YORK, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The entire product development life cycle will be on full display this September in New York, when HBA Global Expo and the Spa & Resort/Medical Aesthetics...

Western Orthopaedics in Denver Blends Innovative Techniques to Provide a Spectrum of Shoulder Care

Regional Shoulder Patients Benefit from Personalized Attention DENVER, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Armodios Hatzidakis, a shoulder and elbow specialist at Western Orthopaedics, specializes in a spectrum of shoulder procedures including everything from a 45-minute technique called shoulder res...

Occupational Therapy Practitioners Identify Early Signs Of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Help Families Participate In Daily Routines

April is Occupational Therapy, Autism Awareness Month. Bethesda, MD (Vocus) April 1, 2009 -- Though a December 2008 Easter Seals-sponsored study showed nearly 80 percent of surveyed families with a child with autism are extremely or very concerned about their child&rs...

Andrew Dallas, President of Full Spectrum Software Appointed to Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry Magazine Editorial Advisory Board

The leading magazine for medical device makers appoints Full Spectrum Software’s Andrew Dallas to their Editorial Advisory Board. Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry, the premier magazine for the medical device industry has appointed Andrew Dallas to its prestigious Editorial Advisory Bo...

For Medical Device Makers, Full Spectrum Software Releases New Software Technical Report, QA Software Automation and Software Testing

Full Spectrum Software, a leading software engineering and software testing firm for medical device makers has announced the availability of their third Software Technical Report, QA Software Automation and Testing. Download Report The Software Technical Report offers software quality assurance...

New study explores the relationship between preterm birth and autism spectrum disorder

Cincinnati, OH, January 29, 2009 -- Recent studies have suggested that autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may be more prevalent among children born very prematurely. The early symptoms of ASD are also associated with other conditions related to preterm births, such as cerebral palsy, which can make i...

Enjoy the Full Sound Spectrum in a Stylish Way, with Audeo YES

The world's smallest completely wireless hearing system uses innovative technology to improve speech comprehension in all hearing situations STAFA, Switzerland, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Phonak, the world's leading manufacturer of innovative hearing solutions, is introducing Audeo YES. With Au...

Cell Therapeutics Receives $7.5 Million Under Joint Venture Agreement With Spectrum Pharmaceuticals

SEATTLE, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) announced today that they received $7.5 million pursuant to the joint venture transaction with Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to commercialize and develop Zevalin(R) in the United States. In December, th...

May hepatic granulomas be part of the histological spectrum of chronic hepatitis C?

While older large series of patients with hepatic granulomas have found sarcoidosis and tuberculosis to be the most common causes of hepatic granulomas, recent works have noted some patients with chronic hepatic C and hepatic granulomas and no other obvious associations. Today, patients that under...

Cell Therapeutics and Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Close Transaction Forming Joint Venture to Market Zevalin in the US

SEATTLE, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc.(CTI) (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) announced today they have closed the transaction with Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to form a 50/50 owned joint venture, RIT Oncology LLC (LLC), to commercialize and develop Zevalin(R) ([90Y]-ibritumoma...

Aimed at Medical Device Makers, FDA Software Development Company Full Spectrum Releases Free Technical Report on Software Protection Technology

Full Spectrum - a leading FDA software development company - provides medical device makers with the latest information on code obfuscation technology in their latest free technical report, available now. (PRWEB) December 9, 2008 -- With their most recent technical repo...

UT Southwestern researchers develop new strategy for broad spectrum anti-viral drugs

DALLAS Nov. 23, 2008 Bavituximab, an anti-viral drug developed by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers, shows promise as a new strategy to fight viral diseases, including potential bioterrorism agents. In a study appearing in the December issue of Nature Medicine , groups of guinea pi...

Mayo Clinic's new imaging technology accurately identifies a broad spectrum of liver disease

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A new study shows that an imaging technology developed by Mayo Clinic researchers can identify liver fibrosis with high accuracy and help eliminate the need for liver biopsies. Liver fibrosis is a common condition that can lead to incurable cirrhosis if not treated in time. ...

Sikorsky Aircraft Recognizes Aero Med Spectrum Health Hospitals

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a ceremony today at the Air Medical Transport Conference, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. presented Aero Med Spectrum Health with a model of an S-76(R) helicopter in recognition of the company's 15 years of transporting patients with Sikorsky helicopte...

Diabetes Spectrum Reports a Study Assessing the i-port(R) Injection Port for Administration of Insulin

Device a "Viable Alternative" to Standard Injections - 69% of Patients Report i-port(R) is Helpful in the Management of Their Diabetes AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In a clinical trial comparing the i-port(R) (a small, disposable injection port about the size of a quarter) with stan...

Martek's life'sDHA(TM) Featured in Four New Products from Spectrum Organics

COLUMBIA, Md., July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Martek Biosciences (Nasdaq: MATK ) announced today that life'sDHA(TM), its patented, vegetarian form of DHA, a long-chain omega-3 fatty acid essential for brain, eye and heart health, is now available in four new products from Spectrum Organics...

Expanded Seconds-Count.org Helps Physicians Navigate Spectrum of Cardiovascular Disease Treatment Options

Site Offers Latest Industry News, Physicians' Blog, Clinical Study Analysis and Evidence-Based Treatment Guidelines WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), the leading professional organization for interventional card...

New Intervention for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder Prototype Completed by SIMmersion LLC

Adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) frequently struggle to fit into a world that does not understand them, and aid is often more difficult find for adults than for children. SIMmersion LLC is hoping to help adults with ASD; the company recently completed a prototype of its simulation soft...

Lutronic Inc. Announces FDA Clearance of Its Spectra VRM III Q-Switched Nd: Yag Laser System for Treating a Broad Spectrum of Dermatological and Aesthetic Conditions

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Lutronic, one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of medical laser systems, announced today that it has received FDA clearance to market its Spectra VRM III multiple laser wavelength system. This dual pulse Q-Switched Nd: Yag las...

'The Polyamory Handbook': New Guide Covers Entire Spectrum of Rapidly Growing Relationship Style

EUGENE, Ore., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- In a society that hails monogamy as the tried and true form for romantic relationships, many are surprised to find that there is a large group of people who practice polyamory, taking part in more than one emotionally intimate relationship at a time. Others ...

Par Pharmaceutical Acquires Spectrum Pharmaceutical's Interest In Sumatriptan Injection

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. (NYSE: PRX ) today announced that it amended its agreement with Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPPI ) for $20 million in cash to increase its share of profits from the generic versions of GlaxoS...

Working with children with autistic spectrum disorder: Psychoanalysis and neurobiology

New York - As part of the Winter 2008 Meeting of the American Psychoanalytic Association, psychoanalysts Susan P. Sherkow, M.D. (New York, NY) and Martha Herbert, M.D., Ph.D. (Boston, MA) will lead a discussion regarding "Psychoanalytic Approaches to Working with Children with Autistic Spectrum Di...

Bipolar Spectrum Disorder may Be Under-recognized for Spectrum Disorder: Study

A new study supports earlier estimates of the prevalence of bipolar disorder in the U.S. population, and suggests the illness may be more accurately characterized as a spectrum disorder. It also finds that many people with the illness are not receiving appropriate treatment. The study, published i...

Younger Siblings of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders Score Low

A recent study reports that younger siblings of children with autism spectrum disorders do not perform as well on tests of social and communication development// as siblings of children without developmental problems. The study included siblings aged as young as 12 months. The report is pub...

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Children Can Be Diagnosed With Eye Movement Tests

New York - A new study by researchers from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, has established the reliability// of straightforward eye movement tests in the diagnosis of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) in children. This condition called FASD affects children when mothers have co...

Broad Spectrum Antibiotic Available for Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

Tygacil (tigecycline)is a new, expanded broad-spectrum IV antibiotic that can be used for the treatment of a wide range of infections including those caused by antibiotic// resistant bacteria such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). It will be available in the UK from today. Avai...

Lack Of Social Skills Linked To Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

A new study has found that poor social skills in some people may be due to their inability of the brain to process faces//. Known as autism spectrum disorder (ASD), it is characterised by varying degrees of impairment in communication skills, social interaction and restricted, repetitive and ...

Simple Eye Movement Test For Early Detection Of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Researchers from Queen’s University have found a new simple test that measures the eye movement of the child which would be helpful in early diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) which would be useful in early treatment of these children’s before appearance of the disease symptoms//. ...

Tigecycline – New Generation Tetracycline With Broad Spectrum Antibacterial Activit

Richard Wenzel and his colleagues from United Kingdom have found a new antibiotic tigecycline which belongs to the family of new generation of Tetracycline known as Glycycline. // Due to indiscriminate use of antibiotics there is an increased incidence of antibiotic resistance shown by many or...

Hospice Partners On Call Selects Category 5 Hurricane Rated 1Vault Networks to Safeguard Server and Call Center Infrastructure

...r recovery plans. For more information, please contact: About Hospice Partners On Call Hospice Partners On Call, an extension of spectrum Health Inc., is an accomplished telehealth service that delivers professional after-hours response to patients, families and medical staff. Trained s...

The Ensign Group Reports Second Quarter 2009 Earnings of $0.39 per Share; Reaffirms 2009 EPS Guidance

...til 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time on Friday, August 14, 2009. About Ensign (TM) The Ensign Group, Inc.'s operating subsidiaries provide a broad spectrum of skilled nursing and assisted living services, physical, occupational and speech therapies, and other rehabilitative and healthcare services for bot...

Chindex International, Inc. Launches World-Class Cancer Treatment Center

...ld-class setting. While Beijing United Family Hospital is an established leader in a variety of cancer treatments, our New Hope Center will expand the spectrum of our patient care and provide an unparalleled, new-to-market approach in China. This will include the highest quality medical expertise, multi-langu...

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

...parent to the public; 3) reforming the fee-for-service payment system; 4) empowering consumers to make better and more informed choices along the full spectrum of their health and health care journey; and 5) creating a failsafe mechanism and establishing an independent entity to insure that serious cost conta...

New Research Suggests Most Are Willing to Make Tradeoffs and Would Embrace Comprehensive Health Care Reform

... also showed that Americans across all demographic groups and the political spectrum might already agree on a number of important reform elements. Americans cam...asic health care," which most participants felt should include a very broad spectrum of services, and "choice," which participants used to describe the assuranc...
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