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StayWell Custom Communications' Partnership With HealthMedia(R) Yields State-Of-The-Art Online Health Platform

EVANSTON, Ill., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Less than a year after its announced alliance with online health management leader HealthMedia, Inc., custom health communications company StayWell Custom Communications (SCC) introduces StayWell Engage(TM) a sophisticated online health management p...

Cellular Protein Yields Clues to Diabetes, Alzheimer's

Animal tests suggest humanin could have therapeutic benefits WEDNESDAY, July 22 (HealthDay News) -- New information about a cellular protein might help in efforts to develop drug treatments for diabetes and Alzheimer's disease, researchers say. In tests on rats, they found that huma...

Operation for aneurysm yields nearly normal longevity

Preventive operations are being used more and more often to treat abdominal aortic aneurysms. Even though the operation is now being offered to ever older and sicker patients, the long-term survival of those who have had the operation has improved over the last two decades. This is shown in a majo...

Stem cell transplant in mouse embryo yields heart protection in adulthood

Rochester, Minn. May 14, 2009 - Stem cells play a role in heart muscle rejuvenation by attracting cells from the body that develop into heart muscle cells. They have been successfully used to halt or reverse cardiac injury following heart attack, but not to prevent injury before it occurs. A ...

Pharoah's Wine Jar Yields Medicinal Secrets

Egyptians may have been using herb-spiked drink for healing 5,000 years ago MONDAY, April 13 (HealthDay News) -- The old adage, "take a glass of wine for thy stomach's sake," may have been heeded more than 5,000 years ago in ancient Egypt, archaeologists report. Sophisticated analys...

Second European Radiosurgery Workshop Yields Record Attendance

Attendance Doubles with More Than 200 Health Professionals From 28 Countries Participating SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, today announced that the second European Radiosurgery Workshop...

Cat Food-Linked Illness Yields Clues to MS

Affected felines recovered from a similar neurological disorder, researchers say FRIDAY, April 3 (HealthDay News) -- Cat food could be the unlikely inspiration for important insights into multiple sclerosis and other afflictions of the central nervous system, scientists say. While...

Wuesthoff Health System and Broadlane Continue Exclusive Relationship; Orthopedic Consulting Initiative Yields Significant Savings

Wuesthoff saves 16 percent system-wide on orthopedic spend Dallas (Vocus) March 24, 2009 -- Broadlane announced today that Wuesthoff Health System has renewed its supply chain relationship with Broadlane. Wuesthoff will continue to access Broadlane's unparalleled natio...

Discovery Yields Cure for the Common Cold and the Flu

PHOENIX, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The cold and flu season is upon us again. This year millions of people in the United States will suffer from the flu and some will even die from it. The latest victim was a young man from Tucson, Arizona. However, this year a small firm in Phoenix, Arizona comes to...

QHR, Gallagher Partnership Yields More Thank $4 Million for QHR Hospital Clients

Sixteen QHR hospital clients received unexpected checks totaling nearly $4.4 million in February. The payments - ranging from $65,000 to more than $750,000 - were paid to QHR hospital clients participating in a unique and innovative partnership between the hospital management company and Gallagh...

GlycoMeds Discovery Yields Early Warning Test for Cancer

PHOENIX, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer is the second leading cause of death with over 6 million new cases worldwide each year. In the U.S. alone, one million new cases of cancer are diagnosed annually, and half a million Americans lose their battle with the disease every year. Now, following years...

Study yields clues about the evolution of epilepsy

Troy, N.Y. Two children have a seizure. One child never has another seizure. Twenty years later, the other child has a series of seizures and is diagnosed with epilepsy. A study being led by researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is looking at what could possibly happen in the developmen...

Innovative Deep Vein Thrombosis Treatment Yields Priceless Payoff

Phoenix Interventional Radiologist Aaron Wittenberg, MD, uses an investor's technology to yield the ultimate return: saving someone else's life PHOENIX, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Scottsdale businessman Warren Kaplan decided a decade ago to invest in Possis Medical, he had no idea...

Latest Generation of Products From Z-Medica - Hemostatic Gauze - Yields New At-Home Nosebleed Treatment

QuikClot(R) NoseBleed(TM) Offers Consumers Safe, Simple & Effective First Aid to Stop Bleeding Fast WALLINGFORD, Conn., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year in the United States, there are close to 400 million nosebleeds. While many nosebleeds are minor, about 515,000 result...

Healthcare Consulting Leader QHR, Strategic Health Care, Sen. Roger Wicker Partnership Yields $500,000 Grant for King's Daughters Medical Center

QHR hospital client King's Daughters Medical Center (KDMC) in Brookhaven, Miss., is slated to receive a $500,000 federal grant as a part of the 2009 Health and Human Services, and Education spending bill that was approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee earlier this month. KDMC's grant app...

Schizophrenia Yields Some Genetic Secrets

Scientists report findings that could someday lead to better treatments WEDNESDAY, July 30 (HealthDay News) -- Moving closer to the causes and effective treatment of schizophrenia, researchers say they've found specific gene variations linked to the condition. Specifically, three r...

Emory study of syphilis bacteria yields valuable diagnostic tool

Variations in a gene within the family of bacteria that causes syphilis may hold clinical, epidemiological and evolutionary significance, researchers at Emory University in Atlanta have found. The researchers' study results describe how sequence variations they identified in the acidic repeat...

Therapy Yields Promise for Fatal Neurological Condition

Using harmless cold virus, injecting healthy gene into brain slowed Batten disease TUESDAY, May 13 (HealthDay News) -- A new gene therapy that involves injecting a harmless virus into the brain shows promise as a safe and effective way to slow Batten disease, a rare neurological disord...

NYP/Weill Cornell gene therapy clinical trial yields promising results for Batten disease

NEW YORK (May 13, 2008) -- Promising results from a team of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center physician-scientists show that gene therapy is both safe and effective at slowing the progression of Batten disease, or Late Infantile Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis (LINCL), a ra...

Robotic Radiosurgery Course Yields Record Attendance

Attendance Doubles with More Than 175 Health Professionals From 13 Countries Participating SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, today announced that the Robotic Radiosur...

Sticky blood protein yields clues to autism

Many children with autism have elevated blood levels of serotonin a chemical with strong links to mood and anxiety. But what relevance this hyperserotonemia has for autism has remained a mystery. New research by Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators provides a physical basis for ...

Study finds spine surgery yields greater benefits over nonsurgical treatments

A research study by orthopedic spine, back and neck surgeon at Rush University Medical Center Dr. Howard An and colleagues found that patients who underwent surgery for spinal stenosis showed significantly more improvement in all primary outcomes than did patients who were treated nonsurgically. T...

Single reader with CAD more efficient, yields fewer false positives, and possibly more sensitive

Single reading of screening mammograms with computer-aided detection (CAD) is more efficient than double reading and yields a higher sensitivity than the first reader in a double reading program, according to a study conducted by researchers at Charlotte Radiology in Charlotte, NC. In addition, th...

Plant pathogen yields substance to fight neuroblastoma

Drug treatment of neuroblastoma, a tumor of the nervous system in children, poses major problems. Therefore, scientists at the German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ) have been searching for substances that are suitable as a basis for developing better drugs. Now th...

Higher Medicare spending yields mixed bag for patients

BOSTON, Mass. (January 8, 2008)Many recent studies have found that Medicare spending across the country varies greatly. But despite these spending differences, aggregate health outcomes tend to be the same no matter which region a person lives in. Because of this, some policy makers have determine...

Fetal heart rate yields clues to children's later development

Variations in heart rate patterns provide information on how the nervous system functions in adults and children. Obstetricians have long considered heart rate patterns to be important indicators of fetal well-being during the prenatal period as well as in labor and delivery. Now a new study has f...

Brain Yields Clues to False Memories

People can 'recall' something that never happened, experts say THURSDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- The areas of the brain where memory is processed may determine how a person can be absolutely certain of a past event that never occurred, otherwise known as a "false memory," say Duke University...

Positioning pelvic cancer patients on stomachs for radiation yields better results

PORTLAND, Ore. Oregon Health & Science University Cancer Institute researchers have found that positioning pelvic cancer patients on their stomachs rather than their backs is a better method for delivering radiation therapy. Because patients return for multiple therapies, being able to reproduce ...

Improving doctor-patient communication yields significant health benefits

A UCSF research team has developed a simple tool that can improve the effectiveness of communication between doctors and patients about prescribed medications and result in dramatic improvements in health and safety. The new communication tool involves a computer-generated weekly calendar with ...

Combination of Tratuzumab and Chemotherapy Yields Better Results for Breast Cancer

A recent meta-analysis of five major breast cancer trials has confirmed that combination treatment with the antibody trastuzumab and chemotherapy improves survival in women with operable HER-2 positive breast cancer. At the ESMO Conference Lugano, Issa Dahabreh from the University of Athen...

Cord Blood Yields Better Results Than Bone Marrow Transplant for Cancer Patients

Researchers have found that that umbilical cord blood transplants may provide better results than bone marrow transplants in blood cancer patients . The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by John E. Wagner at the University of Minnesota. As part of the study, researcher...

Tamoxifen Yields Long-term Reduction in Breast Cancer Risk

Tamoxifen offers long-term benefits for breast cancer prevention among women at high risk of the disease, according to two randomized//, blinded clinical trials. The trials found that the breast cancer risk reduction persists long after women stop taking tamoxifen. Tamoxifen is used both to t...

Primitive Yeast Yields Secrets Of Human Cholesterol And Drug Metabolism

By first probing the way primitive yeast make cholesterol, a team of scientists has discovered a long-sought protein whose human// counterpart controls cholesterol production and potentially drug metabolism. The collaborative study by investigators at Johns Hopkins University School of Medici...

UCLA Find Yields Further Insight into Causes of Parkinson’s Diseas

In humans, a dearth of the neurotransmitter dopamine has long been known to play a role in Parkinson's disease. It is also known that mutations in a protein called parkin// cause a form of Parkinson's that is inherited. Now, UCLA scientists, reporting in the Jan. 31 issue of The Journal of Neur...

Cellular Pathway Yields Potential New Weapon in Vaccine Arsenal

When a cell has to destroy any of its organelles or protein aggregates, it envelops them in a membrane, forming an autophagosome// , and then moves them to another compartment, the lysosome, for digestion. Two years ago, Rockefeller University assistant professor Christian Münz showed that t...

MRI Development Yields Breakthrough in Diagnosis of Liver Fibrosis

A new technique for measuring the hardness or elasticity of the liver has been developed by Mayo Clinic researchers using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).// Initial tests show promise for this technology, MR Elastography (MRE), for detecting liver fibrosis, a common condition that can lead to incu...

Kyphoplasty Yields Good Long-Term Improvement for Spinal Fractures

In older adults with osteoporosis-related spinal fractures, a treatment called balloon kyphoplasty provides prompt and lasting improvement in pain, daily functioning, and quality of life.// Dr. Steven R. Garfin of University of California, San Diego, and other members of the Balloon Kyphoplast...

Exercise Combined with Dialysis Yields Better Results

A recent study conducted by a team at Queeen's has suggested that patients who combine a low -intensity exercise regime when hooked up to dialysis// yield better results in clearing toxins and increasing overall physical stamina. This five-month, exercise intervention study of dialysis patient...

'Fight the Flab' Competition Yields Great Results

A group of friends and family frustrated with dieting and weight loss failure turned to an online competition to help motivate them to lose more than 75 lbs. over a 4 month period.// The competition hosted on WeightLossWars.com helped participants to lose over 75 lbs, exercise more than 25 mil...

Operating on a Beating Heart Yields Better Results For Blocked Heart Arteries

According to findings of a recent study researchers say bypass surgery on a beating heart might be an effective option for many patients // with blocked heart arteries . Researchers assigned 400 patients with bypass grafts to undergo either on-pump (work of the heart is shifted to a mechanical p...
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