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Drug-Device Combination Market Worth US$18.54 Billion by 2014

WILMINGTON, Delaware, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, 'Drug-Device Combination Market (2009 - 2014)', published by MarketsandMarkets ( http://www.marketsandmarkets.com ), the total drug-device combination market is expected to be worth US$18.54 billion by 201...

Tight Management of Type 1 Diabetes Worth the Effort

Rates of serious complications drop with intensive therapy, study shows MONDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- By carefully controlling blood sugar levels and taking medications that lower blood pressure and cholesterol, people with type 1 diabetes can significantly reduce their risk of d...

Verizon Employees at Five Locations in West Virginia Donate Nearly $7,000 Worth of Household Items to Local Domestic Violence Shelters

Collection of Items, in Conjunction With the National Network to End Domestic Violence, Is Part of a Companywide Effort CHARLESTON, W.Va., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon employees at five work locations in West Virginia collected nearly $7,000 worth of items to donate to five local d...

Dallas-Fort Worth Bariatric Surgeon Earns Top Honors from Two National Medical Organizations

Dr. David Kim, a bariatric weight loss surgeon in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas area, has been named by the American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery as a Fellow of the ASMBS and one of America's Top Doctors by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. (Vocus) April 17, 2...

Petfinder.com Foundation 'Rescues' 500 Shelters and Rescue Groups Nationwide with $1 Million Worth of Generators

Petfinder.com and Merial Team Up to Ensure Animal Welfare Groups Are Prepared for Natural Disasters SILVER SPRING, Md., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Petfinder.com, the largest online database of adoptable pets, is distributing $1 million worth of Honda power generators to 500 shelters and rescue g...

The Organic Institute Launches 'Organic. It's Worth It.'

Major Education Campaign is Sponsored by the Organic Trade Association GREENFIELD, Mass., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Organic Agriculture and Products Education Institute (Organic Institute) has launched "Organic. It's worth it.", the non-profit organization's first national consumer educatio...

Spectacular Ultra-Luxe Auction for Destination Fashion 2009, Presented by Stewart Rahr, Best of Bal Harbour's Brands Contribute More Than $250,000 Worth of Exclusive Items

Alluring Diamonds and Jewels ... Jet Set Getaways ... Exclusive Couture Creations and Packages All Benefiting The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis BAL HARBOUR, Fla., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- South Florida's prestigious Bal Harbour Shops, featuring fashion's top designers and the highest conc...

Dallas – Fort Worth Bariatric Surgeon Dr. David Kim One of Few in America Selected to Perform New Weight Loss Surgery Procedure

Dr. David D. Kim was chosen by Ethicon Endo-Surgery (a Johnson & Johnson company), the makers of REALIZE™ Adjustable Gastric Band, to be among the first bariatric surgeons in the U.S. to treat morbidly obese patients with the next generation of its distinctive surgical weight loss metho...

Treating appendicitis by laparoscopic surgery may not be worth the cost

CHICAGO (February 2, 2009) New research published in the February issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons suggests that a traditional, "open" appendectomy may be preferable to a less-invasive laparoscopic appendectomy for the majority of patients with acute appendicitis, contra...

Angioplasty Not Always Worth the Price

Cost analysis finds procedure often doesn't bring enough benefit to offset expense WEDNESDAY, Nov. 12 (HealthDay News) -- The high cost of angioplasty may not justify the marginal benefit, a new study suggests. Researchers reporting at the American Heart Association's (AHA) annual s...

CACI Awarded Three Contracts Worth $30 Million to Support Defense Medical Logistics Development

Continues Support for Joint Services Program to Enhance Defense Medical Logistics System ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CACI International Inc (NYSE: CAI ) announced today that it has been awarded three prime task order contracts, totaling $30 million, to continue the com...

The Little Gym of Fort Worth SW Introduces Kids' Cheerleading Program

Non-Competitive Classes Teach Cheer Basics with a Focus on Fun FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In January 2009, the nation's first non-competitive cheerleading program for girls and boys between the ages of 3 and 6 will be offered at The Little Gym of Fort Worth SW. With an emphasi...

Genesis Pharmaceuticals Received New Purchase Orders Worth $12 Million

LAIYANG, China, Sept. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genesis Pharmaceuticals Enterprises, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GNPH) ("Genesis" or the "Company"), a leading pharmaceutical company in the People's Republic of China, today announced that the Company received purchase orders for a total...

IDE Technologies Signs Contract Worth Over 100 Million Euros to Supply a Desalination Plant to Australia

IDE CEO: "This Deal Places IDE in a Key Position for Competing for Similar Projects in the Future, Establishes IDE's Presence on the Australian Continent and Strengthens its Worldwide Deployment TEL AVIV, Israel, August 12 /PRNewswire/ -- IDE Technologies, jointly owned (50:50) by Th...

Depression and Bipolar Results Worth Striving For - A New Recovery Model For Mental Illness

It is possible to live an exceptional life with depression or bipolar. The Bipolar Advantage Program is an integrated approach of professional care that addresses your physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, relationship, and career needs that can help you to set realistic goals. Through better E...

Solis Women's Health Brings Molecular Breast Imaging to Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Solis Women's Health, with eight centers across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex devoted entirely to mammography and breast imaging, announced today that it is adding molecular imaging to the diagnostic tools it has available in its DFW locations. This ...

Adults With ADHD Lose 3 Weeks Worth of Work Annually

Inability to concentrate leads to excess days off, poor-quality output, study finds TUESDAY, May 27 (HealthDay News) -- Adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) miss, on average, more than three weeks a year in workplace productivity, according to a new global recko...

WellPoint Wins Medicare Administrative Contract Worth up to $323 Million

CMS awards Company's National Government Services subsidiary Medicare Administrative Contract for New York and Connecticut INDIANAPOLIS, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) announced today that its National Government Services, Inc., subsidiary was selected by...

MultiVu Video Feed: Stinky Sneakers Worth Big Money!

33Rd Annual National Odor-Eaters Rotten Sneaker Contestsm to Take Place In Vermont on March 18 Did you know that you can't smell if you're asleep? That might be a good thing for the parents of the kid with the stinkiest sneakers in America. He beat out several other contestants from across t...

ACL Tears Worth Fixing in Seniors

Age should not be determining factor for knee repair surgery, study suggests THURSDAY, March 6 (HealthDay News) -- Baby Boomers are staying active on the basketball court and soccer field, and now new research suggests their injured knees can tolerate surgery just as easily as their yo...

Doing Angioplasty Long After Heart Attack Still Worth It, Analysis Shows

But author of one of studies in the review challenges the finding MONDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) -- The artery-opening procedure called angioplasty does provide a benefit over drug therapy even if it's done long after a heart attack happens, a new analysis of studies claims. Howev...

Social Security Is Worth $225,000 for a Typical Retiree

Experts Assess the Value to Retirees, Working Families, and Communities of Color WASHINGTON, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For most Americans, the value of their Social Security is the biggest accumulation of dollars they will take into retirement. In fact, for two-thirds of recipient...

A Fort Worth Couple Sues Huguley Memorial Medical Center

A baby boy's body is taken to the cleaners with the hospital laundry FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A Fort Worth couple has filed a lawsuit against Huguley Memorial Medical Center after the hospital staff sent their newborn son's corpse to the cleaners with the hospital...

Dallas-Fort Worth Business Group on Health Releases Report on the State of Diabetes in Texas

Texas lags the nation in percentage of diabetes patients receiving recommended care despite increase in number of diabetes patient claims DALLAS, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dallas-Fort Worth Business Group on Health (DFWBGH) announced today the release of a new report on the prevalence, c...

Jury Awards $5.25 Million Malpractice Verdict Against Fort Worth Doctor

Physician Admitted Taking 'Unacceptable Risk' With Patient FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A Tarrant County jury has awarded $5.25 million to the family of a 75-year-old Fort Worth man who died after his physician failed to properly diagnose his symptoms. Jurors deliberated ...

Knights Distribute $1 Million Worth of Wheelchairs to Veterans

Wheelchairs distributed in Washington D.C., North Texas, Los Angeles, and Chicago Effort latest in long K of C tradition of helping military and vets since World War I NEW HAVEN, Conn., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Knights o...

Knights to Distribute $1 Million Worth of Wheelchairs for Veterans

Distribution begins with ceremony in Bonham, Texas, Nov. 9 - then in Chicago, LA and D.C. Effort latest in long K of C tradition of helping military and vets since World War I NEW HAVEN, Conn., Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Knights of Columbus will distribute a total of $1 million...

Pricey Running Shoes Not Worth It: Study

Expensive or not, sneakers performed equally in high-tech tests WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to picking footwear, runners should follow Prince Charming's lead and consider a shoe's fit, not its price tag, new research suggests. Using high-tech methods, a team...

Texas-Based Mobile Health Screening Company Expands into Dallas-Fort Worth

Austin, Texas-based HealthYes!™ is bringing its life-saving mobile screening services to the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. The company leverages the most medically-advanced, state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to screen its clients for five life-threatening conditions, includin...

Studies Struggle to Gauge Glucosamine's Worth

But many doctors insist the supplement is safe and worth a try for arthritis pain FRIDAY, Jan. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Eager to relieve joint pain and repair the cushioning between bones, millions of arthritis sufferers reach for glucosamine, an over-the-counter dietary supplement. D...

Is It Worth Having Surgery to Remove Your Tonsils?

Adults with recurrent sore throats may benefit from having a tonsillectomy in the short term, but the overall longer term benefit is still unclear, and any benefits have to be balanced against the side effects of the operation. A small study of adults from Finland showed that tonsillectom...

Is It Worth Having Surgery to Remove Your Tonsils?

Adults with recurrent sore throats may benefit from having a tonsillectomy in the short term, but the overall longer term benefit is// still unclear, and any benefits have to be balanced against the side effects of the operation. A small study of adults from Finland showed that tonsillectomy...

Shoppers Advised to Drop Foods Not Worth Their Salt

Shoppers are being fed with healthy counsel about dropping salt-laden foods. The campaign group - Consensus Action on Salt and Health (Cash) has begun working its way to beat// excess salt out of food stuff. The group has urged shoppers to take a conscious decision to shun salty foods, which w...

Chinese Woman Hoodwinks Hospital with Fake Passport avails $50,000 worth treatment

A foreign woman suffering a heart ailment, masquerading with a Chinese name and fake passport that belonged to a dead person, has got herself treated in a hospital in// Auckland to the tune of $50,000. She has apparently fled the country. While outlining the apparent difficulties in sifting t...

Delhi Government Clears Healthcare Projects Worth Rs.1.13 bn

The Delhi government has cleared five healthcare and development projects worth Rs.1.13 billion.Delhi Planning and Finance Minister A.K. Walia said the projects// - two each in health and public works and one pertaining to environment - have been given a go-ahead by the expenditure finance committe...

Money Spent On Cancer worth Every Penny

Cancer is on the rise across the world and concerns over funding and the availability of new drugs are the major issues that rack the minds of the health officials//. Cancer occurs in people when normal cells begin to grow in an uncontrolled way. There are more than 200 different types of cance...

Sugarcane Smut Attack Over $800 Million Worth Crop

‘Don't panic’ said the Queensland Government to cane growers regarding the spread of a rare disease which might engulf about $800 million //worth crops – according to estimates. A total of 8 properties, were found to confirm by authorities to be affected by sugarcane smut disease. The initial c...

Older Donor Hearts worth Its Weight in Gold

Patients who receive healthy hearts from donors 50 years of age and older appear to be as healthy as those who have received from younger patients, according to a University Of Alberta study//. This study has been published in the Journal of Cardiac Surgery, March-April 2006 issue. The stu...

Anti-cholinesterase drugs for treating Alzheimer's not worth the price

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has found that anti-cholinesterase drugs which are used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease is not very effective in controlling the disease as the cost of the drug // is very high and they have reported that the drug action is no...

Federal Judge Sentences Defendants Who Perpetrated $10.9 Million Medicare Fraud HIV Infusion Scheme

...istant Eda Marietta Milanes, 43, was sentenced to 63 months in prison, for their roles in fraud schemes that involved billing Medicare for $10,903,509 worth of unnecessary HIV infusion treatments, Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Criminal Division; Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey H. Sloman of...
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