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Health Integrated Enjoys Steady Growth

Innovative healthcare company opens new office outside of Seattle, expands workforce TAMPA, Fla., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Integrated, the leading Targeted Population Health Management company focused on the critical interplay between medical and psychosocial health, is expanding its wo...

Crohn's disease surgeries make steady advances

NEW YORK (Nov. 18, 2008) Thousands of Americans suffering from the chronic inflammatory bowel condition known as Crohn's disease are leading longer, healthier lives due to innovative new surgeries, according to experts at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. "Four out o...

Plastic Surgery Procedures Maintain Steady Growth in 2007

Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Spending Increases 9 Percent to $12.4 Billion ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite domestic concerns like inflation and a looming home lending crisis, average Americans continue to spend money on plastic surgery. According to the lat...

Male Contraception: Progress Slow but Steady

Experts say future choices will extend beyond condoms, vasectomy SATURDAY, April 12 (HealthDay News) -- For now, men who want to do their part for birth control have meager choices: A vasectomy -- meant to be permanent -- and condoms. For years, experts have predicted that male con...

Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma Shows Steady Increase

The cancer known as cutaneous T-cell lymphoma became substantially more common in the United States between 1973 and 2002 , according to a report in the July issue of Archives of Dermatology. The rates of the disease vary by race, sex and geographic area. Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma occurs when ...

Waltz for a steady pulse!

Here’s a piece of hearty news for cardiac patients who still would love to have a go at the dance floor! It takes two to tango! And doctors have news that will sweep you off// your feet! Recent studies have shown that cardiac patients who were assigned waltz classes randomly showed remarkable i...

Diabetes On A Steady Alarming Rise From The Past 20 Years

According to a report by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) the last 20 years has seen the total number of people with diabetes worldwide having risen from 30 million to 230 million //. They also state that China and India now have the most diabetes sufferers in the world. The report...

Hepatitis A Cases On A Steady Increase In Canterbury

The high incidence of Hepatitis A cases in Canterbury has prompted reasons for concern among// the health officials. Nearly 12 people have been infected with the deadly virus since December. // This is significantly higher than two or three cases on an average per year. The source of the vir...

The Slow And Steady Race To Eradicate Polio Offers Hope

The results of a massive polio eradication programme, initiated before 17 years (1988) show promising results across different regions of the world. The programme was aimed at eradication of Polio from the world by the end of 2005. // The initiative, started in 1988, had a polio-free world by 2000 ...

Research shows steady rise in allergic diseases

Scientists have found out that there had been a steady rise in diseases caused due to allergens since the last quarter of the last century.// The researchers have analyzed the blood samples of 513 middle-aged men from 1996 to 1998 and those were matched with the blood samples of the same men ...

AIDS Drugs Going Strong and Steady

According to the Professor Matthias Egger, of the University of Bern in Switzerland, AIDS drugs are still effective and patients suffer from fewer side effects// due the drug. There is also decreased development of resistance due to the drug. It been ten years since the antiretroviral (ARVs) ha...

Chemotherapy Queues in Ontario Stay Steady

Although wait time for cancer patients in Ontario for radiation has fallen, wait times for chemotherapy are staying steady despite the increasing need//. These were the results of a study released by the provincial agency that co-ordinates treatment. Cancer Care Ontario has reported that the sy...

Harvard Health Letter Special Section Features the Body's Unsung Marvels: The Feet

...men's Hospital in Boston, served as guest editor. Boston (Vocus) August 6, 2009 -- We ask a lot of our feet. They provide a steady base when we stand, serve as shock absorbers when we move, and help propel us forward -- and sometimes backward -- when we walk or run. It's no wonder...

AMN Healthcare Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

...ls which should translate into stabilizing volumes during the third quarter. Locum Tenens volume and physician permanent placements are expected to be steady compared with the prior quarter. Based on these trends, third quarter consolidated revenue is expected to decline sequentially by approximately 15%. T...

Stereotaxis Reports 19% Second Quarter Revenue Growth

...ng our value in electrophysiology." "The rollout of the magnetic irrigated catheter in the U.S. and Europe is proceeding well. We anticipate a steady increase in utilization over time as sites gain more experience with its use and clinical results remain very positive. As we have stated, we complet...

Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc. (HTDS) Thai Registration Dossier

... determined and the two companies are working hard and there is great synergy and sync between us all. The Mellow Hope division generates revenues and steady cash flows that a business is judged upon, and generally valuated. Slavica Bio Chem on the other hand is a company whose research and development can ...

Smith & Nephew Highlights Advanced Wound Management Progress

...p's success," said Dave Illingworth, Chief Executive Officer of Smith & Nephew. "We anticipate continued growth throughout the year, and steady progress with our RENASYS™ line of NPWT products, which was launched in the first half of the year and has made an excellent start." Sm...

SnoringIsntSexy.com Tops 21,000 Site Visits for Second Month in a Row

...s inception in July 2008, SnoringIsntSexy.com has averaged more than 19,000 site visits a month. "We are extremely proud of our continued and steady growth over the past year," said Dr. Laurence Barsh, President and Founder of Snoring Isn't Sexy, LLC. "Last year, patients from 164 countri...

Tyco International Reports Third Quarter Earnings from Continuing Operations Before Special Items of $0.58 Per Share and GAAP Earnings of $0.51 Per Share

...d Breen. "Our service business, including our recurring revenue, represented 40% of total revenue and continues to grow organically, providing us with steady and predictable revenue. With our strong balance sheet and cash flow performance, we continue to invest in our businesses for long-term growth." ...

Zix Corporation Reports Another Record-High Revenue Quarter as Company Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... ======== Revenues: The increase in Email Encryption revenue was due to the growth inherent in our successful subscription model with steady additions to the subscriber base coupled with a high rate of renewing existing customers. The decline in e-Prescribing revenue was driven primarily b...

Hoag Hospital Certified as Baby-Friendly Facility

...ion and effort in promoting and supporting breastfeeding has resulted not only in Hoag being designated as a Baby-Friendly birth center, but also in a steady increase in the number of women who give birth at Hoag successfully initiating and maintaining an exclusive breastfeeding relationship with their infa...

1 in 7 Low-Income Preschoolers Is Obese

...arge racial and ethnic disparity in the obesity epidemic among preschoolers, Grummer-Strawn added. Even though the prevalence of obesity has stayed steady in many parts of the country, it is still increasing among American Indian and Alaska Native children. Among these children, the prevalence of obesity...

A Drug-Dispensing Contact Lens

...halmology and Visual Science . Although other groups have developed drug-releasing contact lenses, none have been able to achieve a constant, steady release of substantial amounts of drug; typically, a burst of drug is delivered in the first few hours, followed by rapidly dwindling amounts that are...

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics Launches 24-Hour Remote Monitoring Center

...gnostics/remote-monitoring-center/ . The Remote Monitoring Center uses proprietary e-Connectivity((TM)) technology to continuously track a steady stream of data sent by the instrument on its performance. This state-of-the-art, secure, two-way broadband Internet connection allows Ortho Clinical D...

NxStage(R) Announces Extension of Medisystems Needle Supply and Distribution Agreement

..." said Jeffrey H. Burbank, Chief Executive Officer of NxStage Medical. "This agreement provides further validation of our ability to continue to drive steady growth in end-user demand with Medisystems' innovative, high quality, value added product offerings." MasterGuard Anti-Stick Needle Protector...

Washington, DC Plastic Surgeon Mark E. Richards, M.D. Says Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy has Staggering Health Benefits that Could Change the Way We Age

...ents are administered to patients several times a year by inserting tiny, time-release pellets into the fat under the skin. Over a period of months, a steady stream of hormones is released into the bloodstream. Dr. Richards says this ultimately leads to the re-establishment of hormones’ protective ben...

AstraZeneca Partners With Primary Health Care to Help Iowa Uninsured

...ovides preventive services, such as immunizations and screenings. PHC specializes in caring for the underserved and homeless. The timeline of steady growth for PHC includes: 1988-Health Care for the Homeless; 1991-Ryan White HIV care; 1998-Maternal Child Programs in partnership with the State of Io...

NEA Portfolio Companies Selected as Zero2IPO Venture 50 and China Entrepreneur 'Rising Stars' Honorees

...unced healthcare reforms in United States and China have provided a further catalyst to our growth in the coming years. We appreciate NEA's strong and steady support as we continue to grow our business." In the June issue of China Entrepreneur magazine, UPG's recognition as one of 21 "2009 Rising...

Demand for Short-Term Medical Help Leads to Growth for Travel Nursing Staffing Agency; Prompts Move to New Location and Addition of New Online Tools for Nurses

...travel nursing staffing agency, has seen growth which has led to their moving to a larger location. Advantage Medical Staffing (AMS) has seen steady growth over the past few years and now offers placement nationwide for travel nurses in both permanent placement and per diem opportunities. This gro...

Mayo Clinic study continues to refine most effective methods to predict Alzheimer's disease

...imer's Disease on July 14 in Vienna. Alzheimer's disease is a degenerative disorder of the brain in which nerve cells die over time, resulting in a steady loss of memory and other thinking abilities. An estimated 5.3 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease, and it is the sixth-leading cause...

Mayo Clinic Study Continues to Refine Most Effective Methods to Predict Alzheimer's Disease

...er's Disease on July 14 in Vienna. Alzheimer's disease is a degenerative disorder of the brain in which nerve cells die over time, resulting in a steady loss of memory and other thinking abilities. An estimated 5.3 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease, and it is the sixth-leading cause...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2009

... Mr. King concluded, "We believe that the company's future has never looked brighter. With multiple Phase II cancer trials underway, we expect a steady flow of clinical data during the 2010 fiscal year. Our promising clinical data and the validation our technology is receiving as a result of our enha...

Mini-Strokes May Cause Vision Loss

...ropathy." The study found that 29.6 percent of people with silent cerebral infarcts -- symptomless blockages of small brain arteries -- experienced steady deterioration of their vision, whereas such infarcts occurred in only 15.3 percent of those whose glaucoma-caused vision loss did not progress. All...

Research output in developing countries reveals 194 percent increase in five years

...y (Bulgaria) reveals a remarkable progression of article output from 1996 2008. By contrast, the non Research4Life country Japan (for example) showed steady and continuous growth over this period without a sharp change in output over the period analysed. "The opportunities to conduct original scholarly...

ISPA Releases 2009 U.S. Spa Industry Statistics

... LEXINGTON, Ky., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The International SPA Association 2009 U.S. Spa Industry Update reveals a steady increase across the board in overall spa locations, revenues and visits. While this may seem unexpected given the current economic climate it's impor...

Assurant Employee Benefits Expands Dental Network

... which many times equate to saving money. We have invested a lot of resources into our recruiting area and expect the network to continue to grow at a steady pace in 2009 and in the years to come." The network expansion is the result of strategic partnerships and organic growth in its own PPO dental ne...

Slow Decline Often Follows Stroke Recovery

...ans and Surgeons in New York City. However, "our data suggest that, in terms of function, stroke could be considered a chronic condition showing a steady decline over time, even in the absence of discrete events such as recurrent strokes or heart attacks," he said. The report is published in the June...

Arcadia Resources Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2009 Year-End Results

...siness, which reflect soft market conditions in the temporary medical staffing market. The Company's gross margin from continuing operations remained steady at 29.2%, compared with 29.1% for the same period in 2008 and 29.5% in the 2009 third quarter. Highlights by segment include: ...

Nicotine dependence remains prevalent despite recent declines in cigarette use

...ent declines in cigarette use in the U.S., nicotine dependence has remained steady among adults and has actually increased among some groups. The finding by r...tudy finds not only that the number of nicotine-addicted Americans has held steady over the past several decades, but also that the proportion of cigarette sm...

Elizabeth Edwards to Deliver Keynote Address at Patient Advocate Foundation's 10th Annual Patient Congress

...Strength from Friends and Strangers," a memoir of her trials, tragedies, and triumphs, and of how various communities celebrated her joys and lent her steady strength and quiet hope in darker times. In her newest book, "Resilience," Elizabeth Edwards discusses the adversities she has faced - and her efforts...
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