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Verizon and California Partnership to End Domestic Violence Launch Program to Help Victims Protect Themselves by Using Technology

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- California domestic violence prevention advocates will learn how to use the latest technology to help keep abuse survivors safe, thanks to a new program created by the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence (CPEDV) and Verizon. ...

Michigan IT Companies Helping the University of Miami Center for Patient Safety Tackle a Leading Cause of Death Using an RTLS Solution to Monitor Staff Hand-Washing Compliance

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Miami UM-JMH Center for Patient Safety has successfully launched a hand hygiene compliance (HHC) pilot project with the help of two Michigan-based technology businesses who specialize in health care real-time locatin...

Chronic and Complex Diseases on the Rise in Philadelphia: Adults Using More Medications to Treat Chronic Conditions

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A new study released today reveals that adults living in the country's fifth largest city are now faced with a growing health problem; increased prevalence of chronic and complex conditions. Many commonly used therapy classes i...

Mayo Clinic study using structural MRI may help accurately diagnose dementia patients

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A new Mayo Clinic study may help physicians differentially diagnose three common neurodegenerative disorders in the future. The study will be presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease on July 11 in Vienna. In this study, Mayo...

Mayo Clinic Study Using Structural MRI May Help Accurately Diagnose Dementia Patients

ROCHESTER, Minn., July 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new Mayo Clinic study may help physicians differentially diagnose three common neurodegenerative disorders in the future. The study will be presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease on July 11 in ...

Fate Therapeutics to Present Data on Stimulation of Osteogenic Activity Using Small Molecule Modulators of Wnt Pathway

LA JOLLA, Calif., and BARCELONA, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Fate Therapeutics, Inc. announced today the presentation of data from its research on small molecule modulators of the Wnt pathway for osteo-regeneration at the 7th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR...

Whole Foods Market(R) Partners With Non-GMO Project to Label Company's Private Label Food Products Using New Third-Party Standard

AUSTIN, Texas, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI ), the leading natural and organic grocer, today announced a commitment to the Non-GMO Project - a non-profit collaboration of manufacturers, retailers, processors, distributors, farmers, seed breeders and consumers...

Barriers Hinder EMS Workers From Using Best Resuscitation Practices

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report: Study highlights: Cardiac arrest patients may not be getting the best care by EMS personnel due to a number of external factors. EMS should have adequate time in the field to give high-quality CPR and other resuscitation effort...

Acclarent, Inc. Completes Office-Based Study Using Balloon Sinuplasty(TM) Technology

MENLO PARK, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclarent, Inc., a leading medical technology company dedicated to designing, developing, and commercializing products that address conditions affecting the ear, nose and throat (ENT) today announced the completion of a study evaluating the treatment o...

Potential Silver Bullet for Swine Flu and Most Common Infections Using Green Technology Patented in U.S. and Mexico

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Argentech, Inc. ( www.argentechinc.com ) today announced that it reached agreement with Invision International Health Solutions, Inc., to purchase the rights to Opti-Silver, a patented antibacterial and antiviral technology that utilizes ionic silve...

Medical Study Establishes First-Ever Long-Term Benefits for Macular Degeneration Sufferers Using Macular Health Vitamin Supplement

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the World Health Organization (WHO), age-related macular degeneration (AMD) ranks third as a cause of visual impairment. It is the primary cause of visual impairment in industrial countries with a blindness prevalence of 8.7 percent. A new ...

Is Your Teenager Using Prescription Drugs Behind Your Back? TestCountry Drug Test Panel Numbers Tally with NIDA Fact Sheet Reports on Prescription Drug A

If sales of drug test panels are an indicator, then it could mean that prescription drug abuse among teenagers is on the rise. TestCountry.com, a leading online distributor of drug testing kits, has recently announced an increase in their sales of drug test panels, particularly those used for det...

Study Shows Increases in Working After 65 and Using Commercial Insurance

MINNEAPOLIS, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Deft Research recently released the 2009 Age-In Study, which describes the expectations of those aged 63-64 for their retirement and health insurance. The study also develops a picture of health insurance preferences and priorities among persons in this group....

Parents In Wisconsin Can Now Test Their Children For Lead Exposure Using Saliva

LeadConfirm Professional, the first and only non-invasive and oral-based lead testing product in the market today, is now available to more doctors and health care professionals in Wisconsin through a wider distribution base. San Diego – LeadConfirm Professional, ...

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, the City of Miami, Microsoft and Resolute Solutions Seek to Improve Care of Diabetic Populations Using Collaborative Technology

Organizations team pilot chronic care management tools in a historic African-American community. MIAMI, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp., in collaboration with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, the city o...

New accurate diagnostic test for swine H1N1 influenza using RT-PCR technology

New Rochelle, NY, June 9, 2009A new, easy-to-perform method for detecting both seasonal influenza A virus and the emerging H1N1 swine-derived influenza A virus in human clinical samples offers a fast, sensitive, and cost-effective diagnostic test that runs on standard laboratory equipment. This ti...

Parents In Pennsylvania Can Now Test Their Children For Lead Exposure Using Saliva

LeadConfirm Professional, the first and only non-invasive and oral-based lead testing product in the market today, is now available to more doctors and health care professionals in Pennsylvania through a wider distribution base. San Diego, CA (Vocus) – LeadConfirm...

Parents in Missouri Can Now Test Their Children for Lead Exposure Using Saliva

LeadConfirm Professional, the first and only non-invasive and oral-based lead testing product in the market today, is now available to more doctors and health care professionals in Missouri through a wider distribution base. San Diego, CA (Vocus) June 8, 2009 -- LeadCo...

Health Care Finance to Implement District's First Medicaid 'Patient Data Hub' Using MedPlus Technology

Health Information Exchange for Medicaid Beneficiaries, Powered by MedPlus Centergy(TM) Solutions, will Connect Physicians, Hospitals and Clinics to Accelerate Access to Patient Information and Better Health Outcomes WASHINGTON, and MADISON, N.J., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Departme...

Parents In Kansas Can Now Test Their Children For Lead Exposure Using Saliva

LeadConfirm Professional, the Only Oral-Based Lead Testing Product Today, Is Released to More Distributors in Pennsylvania. LeadConfirm Professional, the first and only non-invasive and oral-based lead testing product in the market today, is now available to more doctors and health care professio...

Strategies to Rein in Epidemics Need to be Retooled for Rural Populations, Say K-State Engineers Using Computers to Model Disease Outbreaks in Rural Areas

MANHATTAN, Kan., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An infectious disease striking a large city may seem like a disastrous scenario -- millions of people sharing apartment buildings, crammed on buses and trains and brushing past one another on crowded sidewalks. A group of Kansas State Unive...

Exciting Innovation in Burn Scar Treatment Using Lumenis(R) UltraPulse(R) Laser Treatments Revealed on the Today Show

NEW YORK, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The UltraPulse CO2 fractional laser was featured today on NBC's Today Show as an exciting and revolutionary new treatment for scars. During the broadcast, triplets who were severely burned in a fire as infants told their personal story and discussed recent treatm...

New Jersey Doctors Now Delivering Non-Invasive, Image-Guided Radiosurgery Treatments Using Novalis Tx(TM) Technology

One patient's brain abnormality is treated in a single session; patient goes home that same day PALO ALTO, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Minutes after receiving a single, powerful non-invasive radiosurgery treatment, John Sisco, 64, happily walked out of the treatment room without ...

New Clinical Data Shows Significant Improvement in the Appearance of Fat Using SlimLipo(TM) Laser

SlimLipo laser-assisted liposuction offers patients better results and quicker recovery as compared to traditional liposuction and other liposuction systems currently on the market; Now available in powerful 40 watt model BURLINGTON, Mass., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Palomar Medical Te...

BioHorizons Reports on Comparative 3-Year Dental Implant Study Showing Significant Crestal Bone and Soft Tissue Retention Using Laser-Lok(R) Microchannels

3-Year Study Highlights the Clinical Success of Dental Implants with Laser-Lok(R) Technology over Traditional Implants BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- BioHorizons, a leader in the dental implant industry, reported today that data from a three-year prospective, controlled, multi-cente...

Eularis Releases Comprehensive Report on Effective and Measurable Pharmaceutical eMarketing Using Social Media

NEW YORK and LONDON, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Eularis is announcing the release of an update to its report " Pharmaceutical eMarketing: Building Brands, Relationships & Business Through Web 2.0 and Beyond. " The comprehensive report has been created to demystify the world of eMarketing and Soc...

Webcast Alert: Release of Economic Analysis Revealing $734 Billion in Savings Produced by Using Generic Medicines in 1999 - 2008

ARLINGTON, Va., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) will discuss the results of an independent analysis commissioned from IMS Health, the leading healthcare market intelligence company, revealing that generic pharmaceutical utilization has contributed $734 billion i...

Ajou University Hospital Becomes First in Korea to Treat Using RapidArc(TM) Radiotherapy Technology from Varian Medical Systems

SUWON, Korea, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Korea's leading university hospital has begun treatments using a new, faster form of radiotherapy that potentially enables doctors to improve outcomes while extending modern care to more patients. A 17-year-old female with cancer in her salivary gland w...

Pittsburgh Life Sciences Company Using Community Health Surveillance Platform to Track H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)

PITTSBURGH, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Monitoring Systems (HMS) is a Pittsburgh-based company pioneering a new field in the healthcare information technology arena: Community Health Surveillance. HMS is currently supporting state and local public health departments as they work to monitor the H1...

VIA Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Phase 2 Results of VIA-2291 in Cardiovascular Patients Using Serial MDCT Imaging of Coronary Plaque

Data Presented at American Heart Association ATVB Conference Shows Reduction in Non-Calcified Plaque Volume and Fewer New Plaque Lesions in Treated Patients WASHINGTON and SAN FRANCISCO, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: VIAP ) today announced the results of...

Researchers to Monitor Public Perception of Swine Flu Outbreaks Using Technology from Realtime Search Engine, OneRiot

Researchers at University of Iowa Leverage OneRiot's Realtime Index of the Social Web to Monitor and Track Anxiety about Infectious Diseases Iowa City, Iowa (vocus) April 29, 2009 -- Researchers at the University of Iowa today announced a major study to track public per...

New Medical Study Establishes First-Ever Long-Term Benefits for Macular Degeneration Sufferers Using Macular Health Vitamin Supplement

Eye disease product has the potential to preserve vision for millions BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- As many as 17.8 million people will suffer from age-related macular degeneration (AMD) by 2050 and 1.57 million will be blind from the disease, according to the U.S. Centers for Di...

WaferGen and Leading Academic Medical Center Establish Genotyping Research Collaboration to Validate SNPs in Breast Cancer Using SmartChip(TM) Real-Time PCR System

FREMONT, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WGBS), a leading developer of state-of-the-art genetic analysis systems, today announced the signing of a research collaboration with Duke University Medical Center scientists for WaferGen's SmartC...

Movero Delivers Over 10,000 Training Sessions for Physicians Using Mobile ePrescription Applications

One-on-One Training Sessions Accelerate the Adoption of Mobile Healthcare Technology and Lower Costs AUSTIN, Texas, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Movero Technology, a leading provider of managed IT services for enterprise mobility, today announced that it has delivered over 10,000 hands-on traini...

Early-stage lung cancer identified using computer-aided system

A computer-aided detection (CAD) method may help radiologists identify cancerous lung nodules at an early stage, according to a study performed at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. "In our study we identified 88 nodules that were not detected at the time of interpreta...

Three Million People Now Using Kaiser Permanente's Personal Health Record

My Health Manager is Most Widely Used PHR, Offers Convenience and Health Management Tools OAKLAND, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente announced today that more than 3 million members are using My Health Manager, the personal health record available on www.kp.org . The growi...

World's First Disposable Wireless RFID Sensor Detects Radiation Threats in Shipping Containers Using Modified Cell Phone Technology

WASHINGTON and MORRISVILLE, N.C., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Sicel Technologies, Inc., a privately held, specialty medical device company, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Gentag, Inc., to create the world's first passive (no battery), disposable, wireless Rad...

Yashoda Cancer Institute Treats First Patient in India Using RapidArc Radiotherapy Technology

HYDERABAD, India, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinicians in India have carried out the country's first treatment using a new, faster form of radiotherapy that extends more advanced care to more patients. A 72-year-old bladder cancer patient received the pioneering treatment using RapidArc radioth...

Physicians "Get Smart" - Number of Docs Using Smartphones Surges to 64% in 2009

Physician smartphone adoption increased by 20% in the past year, Manhattan Research April 21 webinar will reveal the latest trends in physician media mix and use of technology New York, NY (PRWEB) April 14, 2009 -- In 2009, the number of physicians using smartphones sur...

K-State engineers create DNA sensors that could identify cancer using material only one atom thick

Kansas State University engineers think the possibilities are deep for a very thin material. Vikas Berry, assistant professor of chemical engineering, is leading research combining biological materials with graphene, a recently developed carbon material that is only a single atom thick. "The...
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