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Emerging Techniques Put a New Twist on Ankle Repair

Using cells grown in a lab, new treatments eliminate risks of traditional procedures ROSEMONT, Ill., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People with ankle injuries who do not respond successfully to initial treatment may have a second chance at recovery, thanks to two new procedures developed t...

HealthSource of Chicago: New Techniques for Back Pain Relief in Chicago

Dr. Ruzila with HealthSoure of Chicago, a chiropractor doctor, has developed new techniques to relieve back pain. People with herniated discs, sciatica, stenosis, hip and leg pain, now have an oportunity to change their lives! Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 26, 2009 -- Dr. Pa...

New chemistry techniques improve hybrid scanner performance

TORONTOA new PET/MR imaging system has been developed that can successfully provide whole-body images of rats and other small animals, according to researchers at SNM's 56th Annual Meeting in Toronto. The new system could greatly improve imaging capabilities and advance research in many areas. ...

CorMatrix Cardiovascular to Present on its ECM Technology(TM) at the Annual Advanced Cardiac Techniques in Surgery (ACTS) Symposium in New York, N.Y.

NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- CorMatrix Cardiovascular, Inc., an Atlanta-based company dedicated to developing and delivering unique extracellular matrix (ECM(TM)) biomaterial devices that harness the body's innate ability to repair damaged cardiovascular tissue, today announced that Robert G. M...

Medical Nurse Training, Inc. Announces New Techniques to Achieve Tremendous Savings of Lives and Medical Costs of Over $200 Billion Annually

Medical Nurse Training, Inc. discusses training nurses and doctors utilizing expert Geriatric Doctors, the Assistant Director of Nursing at Johns Hopkins, and Patrick Devaney, in an effort to save the medical industry potentially, $200 Billion annually. (PRWEB) April 27...

IAEA conference to focus on new techniques in cancer treatment

Vienna, 21 April 2009 | About 400 cancer therapy specialists from 100 countries (96 IAEA Member States, 4 non-Member States) will meet next week in Vienna at an IAEA event to discuss modern techniques in radiation treatment of cancer. The three-day International Conference on Advances in R...

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...

Exercise Physiologist and Celebrity Trainer Bob Greene Leads National Campaign to Showcase Osteoarthritis Pain Management Techniques and New Treatment Approaches

MOVE Campaign Encourages Osteoarthritis Sufferers to Live Fit by Thinking Fit, Eating Fit, Feeling Fit and Getting Fit CHADDS FORD, Pa., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Bob Greene, best-selling author and personal trainer, will kick off a national initiative to help the 27 million Americans w...

Adena Shoulder Surgeon Blends Innovative Techniques with Personalized Patient Care

Regional Shoulder Patients Benefit from Surgeon's Commitment to Active Listening CHILLICOTHE, Ohio, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Adena Health System orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Brian Cohen specializes in cutting-edge shoulder procedures including everything from a 45-minute technique called shoulder r...

Optical techniques show continued promise in detecting pancreatic cancer

EVANSTON, Ill. --- Optical technology developed by a Northwestern University professor of biomedical engineering has been shown to be effective in detecting the presence of pancreatic cancer through analysis of neighboring tissue in the duodenum, according to clinical trial results published in th...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards $1.9 Million for Development of Non-Invasive Neuroimaging Techniques in Living Brain

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research awarded approximately $1.9 million total to six teams working to develop neuroimaging technologies that would allow scientists to non-invasively visualize the clumping of the alpha-synuclein protein...

2nd Annual AboutFACE 2009 at The Encore at Wynn Las Vegas Features Leading Instructors and Best Techniques For Practice Success

As the 2nd annual AboutFACE®, The Art and Science of Using Injectable Agents and Energy-based Devices for Facial Aesthetic Enhancement approaches, Program Director, Dr. Steven Fagien is pleased to offer attendees the most extensive cutting edge meeting for aesthetic physicians. This two and o...

Latest Facelifting Techniques Include Fat Repositioning to Deliver More Youthful, Natural Results

TELLURIDE, Colo., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Among the hot topics at this week's American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) Annual Winter Symposium at The Peaks Resort was minimally invasive face lifting and restoration of facial volume -- a new technique which helps to ac...

Rochester Shoulder Surgeon Blends Innovative Techniques with Personalized Patient Care

Regional Shoulder Patients Benefit from Surgeon's Commitment to Active Listening ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Matthew Tomaino specializes in cutting-edge shoulder procedures including everything from a 45-minute technique called shoulder resurfacing to a rev...

New bone implant technology using techniques normally used to make catalytic converters

A method of producing synthetic bone, using techniques normally used to make catalytic converters for cars, is being developed by researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick. The team is now working closely with Warwick Ventures, the University's technology transfer office, to find a suitab...

Latest Breast Imaging Techniques Offer New Views

Neither will replace mammography for screening yet, experts say,,,, WEDNESDAY, Dec. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Two newer breast imaging techniques will help doctors diagnose and stage breast cancer, but neither technique will replace standard mammography for the detection of breast cancer. ...

Novel Techniques Offers New Freedom to Patients with Parkinson's Disease, Epilepsy, Dystonia, and Tremor

Dr. Brian Snyder, a neurosurgeon at Neurological Surgery PC of Long Island, NY, describes how state-of-the-art treatments in which he is specially trained can help relieve some of the symptoms caused by neurological diseases. Neurological Surgery, P.C. is a practice composed of some of the most h...

Stress Spikes as Economy Tanks - Psychologist Identifies Why Traditional 'Stress Management' Techniques Don't Work, and Offers Radical New Approach

HOUSTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- As the stock market hits record lows, the nation's stress level hits record highs, but despite a number of articles and books on managing stress, people report being more stressed than ever. In his latest book, Life from the Top of the Mind, psychologist Bill C...

Bio-imaging mass spectrometry techniques reveal molecular details about complex systems

Understanding biology at the systems level is difficult, especially when studying complex specimens like tissue slices or communities of organisms in a biofilm. Scientists must be able to identify, quantify and locate the molecules present in the samples. At Georgia Tech, researchers from the C...

Vertos Medical Inc. Presents Clinical Data of its MILD™ Procedure at the 5th Annual Innovative Techniques in Spine Surgery Conference in Los Cabos, Mexico

Vertos Medical Inc, a privately held medical device manufacturer focusing on minimally invasive treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS), announced presentation of its clinical results of its proprietary Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression, MILD™, procedure. The MILD procedure, is a ...

Philips Web Site Offers Seniors and Caregivers Tips and Techniques for Preventing Falls

http://www.LearnNotToFall.com includes instructional video on how to get up from a fall safely ANDOVER, Mass., June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG ; AEX: PHI) today announced the launch of the website http://www.LearnNotToFall.c...

Can pathological techniques help identify primary colorectal signet ring cell carcinoma?

Primary colorectal signet ring cell carcinoma is a rare but distinctive malignancy of the large bowel. More than 96% of signet ring cell carcinomas arise in the stomach, with the rest arising from other primary organs. Therefore, a secondary infiltration or metastasis to the colon and rectum must ...

New genetic techniques to combat lung cancer

New results on genetic techniques that are helping doctors diagnose and treat lung cancer were released today at the 1st European Lung Cancer Conference jointly organized by the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) in G...

New techniques improve imaging quality, not diagnosis of Barrett's esophagus

Bethesda, MD (March 4, 2008) Novel techniques to improve the quality of imaging are helping doctors get a better look at esophageal conditions such as Barretts esophagus (BE), but they do not necessarily improve the diagnosis or physician agreement on images, according to a study published this m...

Biopsy techniques have made PSA test less predictive

Prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels typically have correlated with prostate biopsy results in the detection of prostate cancer, but that correlation no longer exists for men with a normal prostate exam, according to a new study published in the April 15, 2008 issue of CANCER, a peer-reviewed jo...

New Technology and Improved Techniques Arm Dermatologists With Tools to Minimize Facial Scars From Skin Cancer Surgery

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- While most skin cancer patients would like nothing more than to put their experience behind them, the majority carry constant reminders of their battle with cancer in the form of surgical scars. In some cases, skin cancer surgical scars can cause serious dis...

MRI techniques evolving towards better assessment of liver fibrosis

MRI imagery is emerging as a non-invasive way to determine the existence and extent of hepatic fibrosis. It could eventually help the development of pharmacologic strategies to combat the condition. These findings are in the January issue of Hepatology, a journal published by John Wiley & Sons on ...

Exploring the Use of Techniques From Neuroscience in Today's Marketing

Controversial Technique to Understand Consumer Behavior Is Focus of Presentation at Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies Semi-Annual Conference MCLEAN, Va. and NEW YORK, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using knowledge from neurosciences to market to consumers is nothing new but sca...

The Pharma & Life Sciences Best Practice Database: an Industry Resource for Successful Techniques and Performance Benchmarks for Reaching the Top

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the last 15 years, executives at 45 of the top 50 pharma companies have used primary research from Best Practices, LLC to assess the competitive strength of their strategic techniques and performance metrics. To gain unlimited access to this rese...

Robot improves suture proficiency more rapidly for surgeons inexperienced in laparoscopic techniques

CHICAGO (April 20, 2009) New research published in the April issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons suggests that, among surgeons inexperienced in laparoscopic techniques, closing incisions using robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery (RALS) requires less time to learn and resu...

SingaporeMedicine Highlights Singapore's Advanced Pain Management Techniques

With advances in pain management techniques, patients suffering from chronic or intense pain no longer have to grit their teeth and bear it. Singapore (PRWEB) March 31, 2009 -- With advances in pain management techniques , patients suffering from chronic or intense pai...

Studies evaluate the anatomy and stability of ACL reconstruction with different techniques

LAS VEGAS, NV An improved understanding of the anatomy of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in recent years has generated a renewed interest in the evaluation of surgical techniques to repair the knee ligament. In a study being presented at the 2009 American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medic...

Advanced Circulatory Systems Receives $1.5 Million From NIH for Study of Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation Techniques

Oshkosh is one of six sites included in national study Study needed because of low cardiac arrest survival rates OSHKOSH, Wis., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Circulatory Systems, Inc. ( http://www.advancedcirculatory.com ) announced today that it has received an additional $1...

3 Michigan Counties Participating in NIH Study of Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation Techniques

New 1.5 million dollar NIH funding advances study Study needed because of low cardiac arrest survival rates MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Circulatory Systems, Inc. ( http://www.advancedcirculatory.com ) announced today that it has received an additional $1.5 mi...

Researchers sharpen search for new marine medicines with novel techniques

With the number of terrestrial sources that yield novel treatments for human disease decreasing year by year, the oceans have been tapped as a promising resource for discovering new natural biomedicines. Two studies by scientists at UC San Diego, each utilizing mass spectrometry in novel ways, hav...

Improved diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis thanks to new techniques

Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is a non-lethal disease but can have grave consequences for the patient. Such consequences can be prevented with a rapid and accurate diagnosis and treatment. The treatment is based on clinical criteria. Therefore, it is essential to establish the number of parasites p...

Combination of Bronchoscopic Techniques is Very Effective for Lung Lesions

A new study shows that the combined use of two minimally invasive techniquesendobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) and electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy (ENB)-- in the diagnosis of peripheral lung lesions has been shown to be more effective than either procedure alone and does not compromise patien...

New Screening Techniques for Cervical Cancer in Chennai Government Hospital

A digital video colposcopy training center and cervical cancer screening program will be inaugurated Thursday at the Government Kasturba Gandhi Hospital// (KGH) at Chennai, capital of Tamil Nadu. Colposcopy is a diagnostic tool to determine the cause of abnormalities found in Pap smears. ...

Novel Techniques to Tackle Colon Cancer

A molecule that is implicated in 85 percent of colon cancer (carcinoma) cases has been discovered by the Researchers at University //of Utah's Huntsman Cancer Institute, which could be the possible target for treatment against colon cancers in the future. Researchers were able to rescue zebr...

Different Techniques Can Help Ease Chronic Pain, Return Patients’ Smile

Larry Waters’ missionary work to spread the Gospel to foreign nations fulfilled his heart’s passion for decades, but it left his head pounding.// Beginning in 1998, he experienced severe headaches that eventually forced him to return home. Medicine provided little relief for the Garland ...
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