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Airway Transplant Aided by Stem Cells a Medical First

Woman gets historic procedure in which her stem cells were combined with donated organ tissue to replace diseased organ, scientists report TUESDAY, Nov. 18 (HealthDay News) -- In a medical first, a 30-year-old mother of two has successfully undergone the first transplantation of a brea...

Younger Adults in Illinois Aided by Expansion of Health Care Coverage

AARP Commends Governor & General Assembly for Allowing Dependents Ages 19-26 to Get Covered by Parent's Health Plans SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The face of a broken health care system keeps getting younger -- as health care costs soar, young adults are now the larg...

Novel Cooling Therapy May Have Aided Injured Football Player

Lowering Kevin Everett's body temperature helped protect his spinal cord, doctors say THURSDAY, Sept. 13 (HealthDay News) -- As Buffalo Bills football player Kevin Everett was being rushed by ambulance to a hospital Sunday night with a life-threatening spinal cord injury, he was alread...

Neurological Recovery Aided by Manliness

A study conducted by Glenn Good and team from University of Missouri, Columbia indicates that the masculine tendencies aid in the recovery of neurological injuries//. While it has been assumed all along that such tendencies were the barriers to good health, this study offers a new dimension to this...

Ranbaxy Laboratories to Be Aided in Drug Research

The department of science and technology will provide soft loans to pharmaceutical major Ranbaxy// Laboratories to develop new drugs and carry out clinical trials, the company said Monday. Under the pact with the department, which is under the science and technology ministry, Ranbaxy will unde...

Survival After Cardiac Arrest Is Aided By Cooling

Cardiac arrest is very common in North America with an estimated 400,000 people falling a victim each year. However only 30 percent of these //people have their hearts pumping again and only 6 percent are able to recover fully. One of the main causes of death after the heart is restarted is brain i...

Computer aided cancer identification in young women

Eversince the introduction of computers to the health care delivery system, the electronic marvel has been only expanding its potential in improving diagnosis and treatment modalities. // A computer-aided detection system not only helps radiologists detect more breast cancers, but also helps ...

Mammography aided by computer

American doctors are using a computer to do a double check on mammograms.Women are encouraged to have regular mammogram tests to check for early breast cancer, the decision on diagnosis should be accurate. Researchers at the Sloan-Kettering Cancer Research Centre are now using computer-aided detect...

The Friendship Stone Helps Friends Remain Healthy

... the night to the emergency room. Another close friend from my neighborhood insisted on coming with me, no matter what the hour. This love that I felt aided in my recovery. Furthermore, without these unique bonds, I would never have started my own company. I dedicate this Friendship Week to them and hope t...

Intelident Solutions Reaffirms Proposal to Acquire Zila

... Zila's shareholders by entering into an agreement with Tolmar that prevents the Zila Board from accepting Intelident's Superior Proposal Tolmar aided and abetted the breach of fiduciary duties by Zila's Directors by insisting upon merger transaction documents that prevent Zila's Directors from meani...

Customers Design Reid Supply's New Web Site

...age-driven, as well as data searchable. The Reid team utilized all of their print catalog images, took photos of missing images, and utilized computer aided design (CAD) drawings, which are free to the customer, to give the site added functionality. According to the company, their new web site is much ...

Dr. Dan Lebovitz of Ohio Receives Leadership Award

... work on the Strategic Planning Committee resulted in the formation of a community based board. Dr. Lebovitz spearheaded the CEO Search Committee and aided LifeBanc in the creation of their DCD donor program. He assisted LifeBanc and the local transplant centers during their conversions to electronic org...

Veterans Affairs Researchers Study Benefits of Robot for Ankle Rehabilitation

...response to visual stimuli and robotic assistance in each training session. Thus far, the study has demonstrated that stroke rehabilitation, when aided by the ankle robot that guides movement of ankles, providing customizable robotic assistance (as-needed), significantly improves walking function and ...

Milestone Scientific Expands Global Sales Strategy to Enhance Penetration of International Dental Markets

...Local Anesthesia Delivery) solutions by dental professionals around the world. Now tasked with heading up our new global expansion initiative, Shaul, aided by a dedicated in-house sales support group at Milestone, will work to inspire greater sales growth from each of our existing international distributo...

Successful neurosurgery with transcranial MR-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound

...A project of the National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Co-Me In the context of the Swiss National Research Program NCCR Co-Me (computer aided and image guided medical interventions), the potential of non-invasive, transcranial MR-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound (tcMRgHIFU) is invest...

34 Outstanding Teachers and Schools Receive $10,000 Amgen Award for Science Teaching Excellence

...e U.S. and Puerto Rico. The School's Department of Curriculum and Instruction is consistently recognized as a leader in education, and their expertise aided in the selection of the strongest possible winners. Nominations are solicited every fall with winners selected based on the following criteria: ...

Former Quadriplegic Patient Able to Walk Out of Methodist Rehabilitation Hospital

...d the chef honored any special requests he made. "I gained over 25 pounds while I was there," he says. The great food, he says, lifted his spirits and aided in his recovery. "Mr. Hulshouser was diagnosed with Guillain-Barre Syndrome which is a rare neurological disorder that can cause weakness, numbne...

Cantel Medical Reports a 109% Increase in Net Income - EPS of $0.25 vs. $0.12 for Quarter Ended April 30, 2009

...rmed well, operating income in our Endoscope Reprocessing, Dialysis, and Water Purification and Filtration units was substantially ahead of last year, aided by strong sales of consumables, including disinfectants, sterilants and an increase in service revenue. Additionally, the positive performance was hel...

Bonnie Hunt, Melina Kanakaredes and Dr. Ruth Westheimer Lend Their Support to Children's Brain Tumor Foundation Benefit

... the Greek mythological icon Athena. The film will be directed by Chris Columbus and is slated for a February 2010 release. Ruth Westheimer again aided the Foundation's fundraising efforts by allowing us to auction a luncheon with her. Dr. Westheimer may best be known for having pioneered talkin...

Triple-S Management Corporation Reports First Quarter 2009 Results

... period of the previous year. The increase resulted primarily from growth in Medicare Advantage membership enrollment. To a lesser degree, growth was aided by higher membership enrollment in the Commercial business, the addition of the Metro North region in the Reform business, and increased premium rates...

Poor sleep quality leads to poorer prognosis after stroke

...ll known for his work in sleep apnea. Researchers used a standard questionnaire to assess the risk of sleep apnea among all 174 patients, sometimes aided by the patients' sleep partners. They found that 60 percent were at high risk of sleep apnea, seven patients had a previous diagnosis of sleep apnea, ...

Christine Cassel, MD Appointed to President Obama's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

... said Christine Cassel, MD. "As someone who cares deeply about the future of health care in this country, I believe needed health care reforms can be aided - and should be driven - by scientific and clinical evidence to benefit patients. I look forward to giving voice to the practical applications of the...

BELLUS announces Chief Financial Officer to depart effective May 22, 2009

...een an important contributing member of the BELLUS Health executive team during his tenure with us. His professionalism and unwavering dedication have aided the development of the Company and, most recently, his contributions and expertise to the restructuring and refinancing have been invaluable to both t...

Midbrook Tackles Medical Decontamination

... meeting, these standards with their laboratory and cleaning equipment. Midbrook’s recent expansion into medical decontamination has been aided by their previous experience. “Our experience with creating, and living up to, objective cleanliness goals will help us make sure we are cl...

Lilly Reports Strong First-Quarter 2009 Results

...ite the downturn in the economy, in the first quarter of 2009, Lilly delivered strong financial results, with good underlying operational performance, aided in part by movements in exchange rates," said John C. Lechleiter Ph.D., Lilly's chairman and chief executive officer. "Our revenue growth included sol...

Interactive Autism Network opens its doors to adults with autism

... data in the world, with registration expected to reach 30,000 individuals during Autism Awareness Month. Having already uncovered new insights and aided hundreds of research studies about children with autism, the IAN Project is now enrolling adults with autism in hopes of using the same proven researc...

Prime Pharmacists Recognized by the Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy

...ne utilizers were still at risk. This clinically important proportion of rosiglitazone utilizers at increased risk for an adverse cardiovascular event aided in Prime's formulary placement decision making. "Prime's clinical research and development team is honored to be recognized by the Journal of Man...

Spheris Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2008 Results

...ainment efforts. These improvements more than offset the decrease in net revenues noted above. Additionally, the improvement in operating income was aided by lower amortization expense as certain capitalized customer lists were fully amortized. The Company defines Adjusted EBITDA as earnings before ...

New test may predict spread of breast cancer

... these three cells constitutes what is called a tumor microenvironment of metastasis, or TMEM. The NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell investigators, aided by the Einstein and MIT scientists, then developed a tissue test to detect the presence and density of TMEMs. The test consists of a triple immunostai...

Lab-grown nerves promote nerve regeneration after injury

...sprouted from the neurons on each plate and connected with neurons on the other plate. The plates were then slowly pulled apart over a series of days, aided by a precise computer-controlled motor system. These nerves were elongated to over 1 cm over seven days, after which they were embedded in a protei...

Arobella Medical Announces European CE Mark Approval of Qoustic Wound Therapy System(TM)

...ch 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Arobella Medical, LLC, announced European CE Mark approval of its Qoustic Wound Therapy System(TM) medical device for ultrasound aided wound care. The wound therapy system uses a unique, dome-shaped curette tip to apply low-frequency, cavitational ultrasound to wounds. The com...

DATATRAK International, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results for 2008

...tiative, and as a result, we believe we are well positioned to withstand the increasingly difficult operating environment. The impact of these changes aided in our ability to maintain a small operating loss of only $109,000 in the fourth quarter of 2008 versus an operating loss of $2.6 million in last year...

Cantel Medical Reports 75% Increase in Net Income - EPS of $0.23 vs. $0.13 for Quarter Ended January 31, 2009

...ded, "While all our businesses performed well, operating income in our Endoscope Reprocessing and Dialysis units was substantially ahead of last year, aided by strong sales of consumables, including disinfectants, sterilants and an increase in service revenue. Additionally, the positive performance was hel...

Protein helps immune cells to divide and conquer

...ol cell migration, survival and proliferation. Our study shows that the rapid proliferation of B cells, necessary for the body to fight infection, is aided by the CD98hc protein's support of integrin signaling," Cantor said. ...

Scientology Volunteer Ministers Provide Disaster Relief During Melbourne Fires

... The Church of Scientology Volunteer Ministers of Melbourne, Australia aided firefighters and provided emergency relief to victims of raging wildfires that took an estimated 200 lives. Melbourne, Aust...

Pediatrics study: Involve adolescents in end-of-life medical decisions

...is study provides the first randomized, controlled trial design for the study of "advance care planning," which, if constructive, family-centered, and aided by a trained professional, can lead to: An increase in the level of agreement between the parents and the child about medical decisions and tr...

Resorb Networks, Inc Sells MyBlackBook Trademarks, Announces Sexual History Tracking Service's New Name, nOOkist™

...t, protecting the privacy and information of its users with advanced encryption standards such as AES, and all transmissions through nOOkist™ is aided by a 128-Bit SSL Secure Server, to protect privacy and the information passed from the user to the server. The mission of nOOkist™ is to pro...

Computerized writing aids make writing easier for persons with aphasia

... the use of computerised writing aids in the study on which speech and language pathologist Ingrid Behrns' doctoral thesis is based. The subjects were aided by a computer-based spell-checker and a program for word prediction, similar to that used when writing SMS messages on mobile telephones. The thesi...

Wisconsin County Expands BIO-key(R) Mobile Data System

...were already using MobileCop(R), BIO-key's complementary law enforcement query and messaging solution. Through an interface with the County's computer aided dispatch (CAD) system, dispatchers can now track the current location and status of all police, fire and ambulance vehicles in the County, helping the...

Physical therapists test mechanical arm to help patients recover from stroke, traumatic brain injury

... researchers hope that Armeo's ability to counter gravitational forces will allow patients to perform the required tasks more often than when they are aided by therapists, said Dr. Patricia Smith, professor and vice chair of physical therapy at UT Southwestern. "If I work with someone for 30 minutes in ...
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