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Excess Weight Speeds Up Osteoarthritis

Rapid loss of knee cartilage directly linked to being overweight in study TUESDAY, July 14 (HealthDay News) -- If fear of heart disease and diabetes isn't enough reason to slim down, here's another: Being overweight or obese can cause rapid deterioration of the cartilage in the knee, l...

Biomodels' Oral Mucositis Expertise Speeds FDA Approval for ActoGeniX's Phase 1b Trial of AGO13 in Cancer Patients

ActoGeniX taps Biomodels CRO expertise in $1 billion market for cancer support care to relieve side effects of cancer treatments WATERTOWN, Mass., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Biomodels LLC, a preclinical research organization specializing in cancer support care, today announced that its customize...

Scorpion Anti-Venom Speeds Children's Recovery

Available in Mexico but not in U.S., it could make ICU stays unnecessary, study suggests WEDNESDAY, May 13 (HealthDay News) -- An anti-venom medication used in Mexico but not approved for use in the United States appears able to quickly and completely help children recover from the ne...

'Patient Room of the Future' Speeds Healing

LOCAL HEALTHCARE EXECUTIVE SPEAKS IN DALLAS ON THE PATIENT ROOM FOR THE FUTURE NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The environment in which a patient heals is critical to their recovery, and the Patient Rooms of the Future must change to meet that need, said Victor Rumore, Chairman of...

Tamoxifen Speeds Diagnosis of ER-Negative Breast Cancer

Study suggests the drug may make tumors easier to spot TUESDAY, Oct. 7 (HealthDay News) -- A treatment that helps prevent one type of breast cancer in women with an evaluated risk of the disease also appears to help doctors make an earlier diagnosis of another form of breast cancer, a ...

New Technology Speeds GI Disease Diagnosis

Tiny microscope at end of endoscope allows immediate imagery of gastrointestinal tract SUNDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- A real-time microscopic technique called confocal laser endomicroscopy (CLE) could lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders such as can...

DDT Compound Speeds Breast Cancer Growth

Insecticide metabolite disrupts hormone-sensitive cells, study finds THURSDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) -- A new Canadian study may finally explain how a key compound found in the U.S.-banned insecticide DDT accelerates the growth of breast cancer tumors. The new report, published i...

Specialized System Speeds Heart Attack Treatment

Patients got arteries open faster with program established in Ottawa, Canada WEDNESDAY, Jan. 16 (HealthDay News) -- A citywide system in Ottawa, Canada, designed to rush heart attack patients to a specialized center for artery-opening treatment dramatically cut the time it took to perf...

Newer Antibiotic Speeds TB Healing

Adding moxifloxacin cut recovery time by 2 months, researchers say THURSDAY, Sept. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Adding the antibiotic moxifloxacin to the standard combination of drugs used to treat highly contagious tuberculosis (TB) could help reduce the time needed to cure patients from six months t...

New technique boosts protein NMR imaging speeds

Solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance, or SSNMR, is a valuable tool to image and analyze the chemical makeup of proteins and other biomolecules. But the imaging process is time-consuming and requires large amounts of costly isotope-labeled sample for study. Yoshitaka Ishii, associate professor...

Smoking Speeds Up Muscle Loss

Researchers at The University of Nottingham have just given people another reason to kick the butt by finding that smokers lose more muscle mass in old age than non-smokers . This finding adds to a series of other dangers posed by smoking such as cancer, heart attacks and strokes. T...

Surgical Repair of Athletic Hernia Speeds Return to Play

Surgical repair of athletic hernia using tension-free mesh and a standardized rehabilitation protocol are successful in returning athletes to competition, according to new research released today at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine at the Telus Conven...

Intake of Polyphenol Speeds Up Fatty Acid Catabolism

A new study has found that polyphenols, dietary substances from vegetables, fruits and green tea, bring about a change in the energy metabolism by increasing the fatty acid breakdown and influence the glucose use in fat cells as they can stimulate energy-sensing regulatory protein SIRT1. P...

A New Study Discredits The Myth Of Sexual Intercourse Late In Pregnancy Speeds Labour & Delivery

A new study that appears in the June issue of the journal Obstetrics & Gynaecology has discredited the widely held belief that engaging in sexual intercourse during the final weeks of pregnancy can accelerate labour and delivery//. The study conducted by the Ohio state University Medical cent...

New Drug, Pleconaril speeds recovery from common cold

Colds are the single most frequent reason why people go to the doctor. Antibiotics are worthless against colds, though doctors often prescribe them anyway. Researchers have developed a drug that speeds recovery from the common cold -- a significant breakthrough for scientists who have been in pursu...

Steroid Can Ease Severe Sore Throat

... Single dose speeds relief but should be reserved for worst cases, researchers say,, FRIDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- A single dose of a corticosteroid, giv...

Electronic Forms Management Suite from Access Delivers Admissions Efficiency at Laughlin Memorial Hospital

... Patient Flow System gives staff members more time with patients and speeds clinical and admissions processes by eliminating the constraints of paper forms Sulphur Springs, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2009 -...

President Obama's Visit to Cleveland Clinic Provides Look at High-Quality, Cost-Effective Healthcare Delivery Model

...ded a presentation on the Clinic's health information technology (HIT) initiatives and a demonstration of robotically assisted heart valve repair that speeds up patients' recovery time and decreases cost. "We are honored to have President Obama at the Cleveland Clinic today to observe our patient-c...

Medica Uses Hallmark Insights to Drive Participation in My Health Manager From Medica(Sm)

...dica members receive a custom gift card of their choosing. Many merchants offer an online gift card through Hallmark Insights, and online fulfillment speeds the process to mere hours. "When our members are happy with their experience, they are more likely to use the portal as a way to identify ...

Modern Athletes Keep Getting Taller, Bigger

... The study was published online in the Journal of Experimental Biology . Using the information they gathered, the researchers can predict running speeds during Greek and Roman times. "In antiquity, body weights were roughly 70 percent less than they are today. Using our theory, a 100-meter dash that...

Deaths, Injuries Increase With Higher Speed Limits

...jury, Friedman said. "Speed kills. When travel speeds increase, the energy transferred to the occupants .... "Researchers have demonstrated that lower travel speeds and death tolls usually follow lowering of speed limits, and higher travel speeds and death tolls follow increases in speed limits,"...

Omnetics' Multi-Contact Nano Connectors Obtain Digital Transmission Rates Over 2 Gb/sec.

...uraged to ensure a customized fit to each application. Digital transmission speeds over 2 Gb/sec and analog frequencies of above 3 Ghz are now possible in rug...Manager: “Customers in our high-rel market place are demanding faster speeds in harsh environments where connector size and quality are critical. Our R&...

ZyGEM Releases Data Confirming Its prepGEM(R) Bacteria Kit Is a Simple, Universal Method for Extracting DNA from Different Bacteria Species

...EM(R) Bacteria kits, without the need for the concentration step that is often required before extracting DNA from small samples. This simplifies and speeds up the procedure while also reducing the possibility of sample contamination during the concentration process. The prep GEM(R) Bacteria kit is c...

Virginia Bioinformatics Institute to develop petascale computer modeling capabilities

... be needed to enable future research by social, biological and computational scientists We anticipate unprecedented increases in scaling and execution speeds for computer processors in the years ahead. These improvements will make it possible to look in parallel at multiple diffusions and behaviors as they ...

Omega Medical Solutions Selects Allscripts Practice Management and Allscripts Payerpath Revenue Cycle Management

...ng vital patient information to caregivers without the upfront costs of purchasing new equipment to host the solution themselves. The SaaS model also speeds deployment and is becoming an increasingly important option for mid-size and independent practices. About Omega Medical Solutions Omega ...

Novo Nordisk Launches Twitter Page with Race Car Driver Charlie Kimball

...larly reach out to my fans with real-time updates about life as a race car driver with diabetes," said Kimball. "When I am not traveling at speeds of 160 miles per hour, I hope to reach as many people living with diabetes as possible with my own story and inspire them to take an active role in ma...

Toilet Training Goes High Tech

... Wetting alarm speeds up the potty process, researchers say FRIDAY, June 19 (HealthDay News) -- For countless generations, parents have been trying to get toddl...

iMedica Selected by NJ Physicians as Preferred EHR Vendor

... are ready to adopt on their own schedule, and pay only for what they want to use. This eliminates long-standing implementation and cost barriers, and speeds the adoption process. "NJ Physicians evaluated numerous systems and certified iMedica as one of the very best in its class," said NJP Executive D...

Noteworthy Medical Systems Introduces NetPay(TM)

...later. This occurs without the practice ever sending a bill to the patient. According to John Wallace, senior vice president for mPay Gateway, "NetPay speeds the patient payment and collection process -- saving practices time and money -- by actually preventing the overdue and uncollectible patient accoun...

T-System Releases 2009 Update for the T System(R) Primary Care Charting System

...e T System for Primary Care has become a daily part of operations at hundreds of practices nationwide due to its proven design that reduces errors and speeds information transfer. Users can often achieve up to two hours of increased patient care time per shift, while lowering transcription costs and reduci...

The Physicians' Organization of the University Medical Center at Princeton Chooses iMedica's EHR and Practice Management Solutions

... can turn on additional features when they are ready. This ability eliminates long-standing implementation and cost barriers raised by physicians and speeds the adoption of EHRs within small- to medium-sized physician practices. "In choosing iMedica, we paid special attention to the company's abi...

The Physicians' Organization of the University Medical Center at Princeton Chooses iMedica's EHR and Practice Management Solutions

...y can turn on additional features when they are ready. This ability eliminates long-standing implementation and cost barriers raised by physicians and speeds the adoption of EHRs within small- to medium-sized physician practices. "In choosing iMedica, we paid special attention to the company's ability ...

One of Women's Best Kept Secrets is Now Available in the Men's Department

... FitFlop's special Microwobbleboard(TM) midsole. The rear of the sandal contains the firm, high density section that absorbs up to 22% more shock and speeds the foot into the softer, less stable mid-footbed. The soft, wide section of the midsole creates a slightly unstable platform for the foot. The mid-de...

B. Braun Anticipates Becoming First to Deliver FDA Approved 2g Cefazolin

...tering DUPLEX (R) simply squeeze the container and shake it to mix pharmaceuticals and diluent. The DUPLEX(R) system saves time, labor and speeds dispensing because it can be stored right in emergency and operating rooms until it's needed and is ready immediately. Its PVC-free construction makes...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces Launch of PD Online Research

... their own work. We believe this is possible given the quality of the platform we've developed, and we're excited to see how the community evolves and speeds progress going forward." To learn more, visit www.pdonlineresearch.org . The Michael J. Fox Foundation is dedicated to ensuring the d...

NBA All-Star Amar'e Stoudemire Discusses Season-Ending Eye Injury and the Importance of Protective Eyewear

...riate protective eyewear." Any activity or sport that uses a ball or racket, involves rough contact with other players or requires travel at high speeds poses a risk for serious eye injuries. Wearing protective eyewear should be considered as vital as wearing a helmet or pads. The Vision Council,...

Southwest General Health Center Selects Allscripts Web-Hosted Electronic Health Record

...caregivers without the upfront costs of purchasing new computer equipment or adding extra IT staff to host the solution in-house. The SaaS model also speeds deployment and is becoming an increasingly important option for mid-sized and independent practices. "As we move from simple use of an Electronic...

Varian Medical Systems Introduces the PaxScan 3030+ X-Ray Image Detector for Interventional Angiography

...e detectors for filmless X-rays, has introduced their first digital imager specifically designed for interventional angiography procedures. "With speeds up to 30 frames per second, the PaxScan 3030+ allows the physician to monitor interventional procedures, including the placement of catheters within b...

Edifecs(TM) and Axway Announce a Partnership Targeting Innovative HIPAA 5010 Migration Solutions.

...come the leading global provider of multi-enterprise solutions and infrastructure, serving over 11,000 organizations in more than 100 countries. Axway speeds and secures business interactions - both inside and outside the enterprise - by optimizing the way information is moved, managed and protected. Powere...

ATP Detection a Valuable Tool for All Industries

... maintenance workers have begun using the kit in their cooling towers. Cooling towers require regular monitoring, and ATP Detection significantly speeds up the process. Cooling tower maintenance currently employs a bacteria culture test which takes up to three days for results. If the results are unsat...
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