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It Isn't Just Vanity! Local MedSpa Seeks to Correct and Educate.

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The pressure to look younger in Hollywood will never go away. Despite the poor economy, a whopping 12.1 million cosmetic procedures were performed in 2008, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. One would think t...

Lung Cancer Alliance Praises Congresswoman Donna Christensen for Introduction of Legislation to Correct Healthcare Disparities

Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Program Included as Key Provision of Plan WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sweeping legislation to correct long-standing disparities in health care treatment and outcomes also includes the Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Program, Lung Cancer Allian...

Media Urged to Correct Inaccurate References to 'Swine Flu'

More Accurate Name for Human Illnesses Occurring Now is 'North American Flu' WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Meat Institute (AMI) urged the news media to cease inaccurate references to swine flu because they are creating confusion among the public. "According...

New Procedure To Correct Pelvic Prolapse Has Faster Recovery, Shorter Hospital Stay

Maybe you've been too embarrassed to talk about it with your doctor, but if childbirth left you with a very unpleasant rearrangement of your pelvic organs, you need to know help is possible. Urogynecologists Robert Harris, MD, and Steven Speights, MD, at Southeast Urogynecology at Women's Special...

White House Makes Correct Decision On Veterans Insurance Proposal

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The White House made the correct decision to withdraw its proposal for the Department of Veterans Affairs to have military veterans' personal insurance companies pay for their service-connected disability and wounds," said VAdm. Norb Ryan, Jr.,...

Correct Shopping Posture: A Dozen Medical Stocking Stuffers to Get You Through the Holidays Pain-Free. Don't Let Shopping Put a Crimp in Your Christmas, or Your Back

“There’s a right way and a wrong way to shop,” says Dr. Louis Obersteadt, and he’s not referring to where you’re shopping, what you’re buying or how much you’re spending, he’s referring to the proper way to carry your gifts. “I don’t car...

Facial asymmetry persists despite surgery to correct congenital deformity

PROVIDENCE, R.I. Adults and teens that underwent surgery as infants to correct a congenital condition that causes the forehead and face to appear uneven still have a degree of facial asymmetry years later, according to new research led by a Hasbro Childrens Hospital surgeon. The study, publish...

Laser Surgery Can Correct Nearsightedness

10-year analysis found eye procedure helped for at least a decade FRIDAY, Dec. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Laser surgery effectively and safely corrects severe myopia for at least a decade, new research suggests. People with myopia, which is caused by excessive curving of the eye's lens ...

Stem Cell Institute Correct in Rejecting Applications Over Conflicts of Interest; Institutions, Board Members Involved Must Be Identified, Consumer Advocates Say

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California's stem cell agency made the correct decision today when it announced it was rejecting 10 applications for research grants because of apparent conflict of interest violations in California's $6 billion stem cell program, the Fou...

Lasik Device To Correct Bifocal Vision Approved

One of Americas biggest eye care companies has had its recent invention-the CustomVue Monovision Lasik device, approved by the Food and Drug Administration . Advanced Medical Optics Inc. claims the invention is the first Lasik device to correct one of a patient's eyes to see far (myopia) and th...

Barkin Didn't Correct Son for Smoking Drugs

London, Actress Ellen Barkin who recently starred in 'Ocean's 13' did not scold her 18-year-old son, Jack, when he came home smelling of marijuana because she used to smoke it with her family. The 53-year-old actress chose to ignore the incident even though she knew he was indulging in the...

Study to Explore Using Magnets to Correct 'sunken Chest'

Researchers at UCSF Children's Hospital in San Francisco have launched a groundbreaking study to determine whether a new procedure// using magnets can correct sunken chest, the most common congenital chest deformity, in the same way that orthodontic braces gradually realign teeth. Sunken ches...

New Laparoscopic Surgery to Correct Vaginal Vault Prolapse Is Effectual Than the Conventional Surgery

According to a research conducted by researchers at the Mayo Clinic it was found that surgical robot assisted laparoscopic surgery for vaginal vault prolapses was very effective when compared to the conventional open surgery. // This surgery is mainly done to prevent the collapse of the vagina a...

Medical Sleep Studies Can Help Correct Common Sleep Disorders

If you have trouble falling or staying asleep, you're not alone. The National Sleep Foundation reports that nearly seven out of 10 Americans say they frequently// have problems getting a good night's sleep. And that may be cause for concern, says Henry Raroque, Jr., M.D., a board-certified neurolog...

Growth Factors Help Neurons to Reach Their Correct Destination

According to the researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies during embryonic development it was found that nerve cells uncertainly produce// tentacle-like protrusions. These are called axons which finally help the nerves reach their destination. They guide the nerve cells through a se...

Choose the correct hypertensive drug

Hypertensive or blood pressure medication should always ensure the best outcome for the patient. This should be taken care by the doctors in order to avoid the side effects relating to these drugs. Several different drugs lower blood pressure effectively.// According to researchers at Texas Univers...

If Baby Is Breech, Technology Might Help

..."I don't worry about breech presentation until the woman is getting close to 34 weeks," Moray said. "Babies often flip around," and the problem could correct itself, she explained. Some evidence exists that breech presentations run in families or have a genetic link, according to another BMJ study, pub...

Worldwide Gap Between Vision Care Attitudes & Behavior

...en wear sunglasses when outdoors. Nearly seven-in-ten (68%) of those surveyed say they rely on their eye doctor's advice when it comes to how to correct or improve their vision. Respondents in France (91%), Russia (81%), Australia (80%) and the United States (78%) display relatively higher agreement, w...

U.S. Navy Awards Entegrion Contracts for $4 Million for the Development of Critical Blood Products

...pment of Entegrion's product, Resusix®, a dehydrated, pathogen-reduced, fresh human plasma for infusion in trauma patients to expand blood volume, correct abnormal coagulation function, and support hemostasis. "We are honored to have been chosen by the Navy to assist them in meeting these crit...

GenVault's GenSolve(TM) Reagents Enable State-of-the-Art Genomic Analysis of Dried Blood Spots

...tify genes that cause variation in economically important genes. GenSolve(TM) enables us to reproducibly recover sufficient quantities of DNA, of the correct size and quality, from dry archived FTA cards for analysis of 54,000 single nucleotide polymorphisms on Illumina's BovineSNP50 BeadChip," said Dr. Mat...

On the Heels of the Summer Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, Leading Dermatologist Weighs in on Sun Protection Myths and Facts

...inst burning rays). Many of my patients think that if they wear an SPF of 30 as opposed to an SPF 15 they can stay in the sun twice as long, which is correct if you are only trying to prevent sunburn. But UVA protection does not always increase with increased SPF. Additionally, sunscreens degrade over tim...

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Only Hospital in New Jersey to Offer New Bionic Foot to Amputees

...erent types of shoes as the foot can easily be adjusted to varying heel heights without compromising proper alignment." The foot's anatomically correct response creates a more symmetrical and balanced gait, reducing the need to "hip hike" and load body weight on the sound limb. This puts less strain o...

Consumer Reports Launches Online Hospital Ratings for More Than 3,400 U.S. Hospitals

...e effects, how it interacts with other drugs a patient might be taking, the correct dosing, and when to contact a doctor if there's a problem," said Santa. "T...s when it comes to discharge is truly lackluster. While hospitals work to correct this, patients need to be forewarned so they can do everything in their pow...

Crucial Finding Advances Spinal Cord Injury Research

...ort that regenerating axons can be guided to their correct targets where they can re-form connections after s...found that regenerating axons can be guided to the correct target using a nervous system growth factor called...T-3). When the growth hormone was placed in the correct target, axons grew into it and formed electrical c...

New InfoLogix M24 Mobile Clinical Assistant Will Enable Hospitals to Access Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Directly at the Point of Care

...th the InfoLogix M24, medical professionals can easily input vital information, access a patient's Electronic Medical Record (EMR), verify a patient's correct medication and dosage, and view and capture diagnostic medical images, all directly at the bedside through an ergonomically-designed mobile device. ...

STAAR Surgical Generates Cash From Operations During Second Quarter

...ts employing proprietary technologies. STAAR's products are used by ophthalmic surgeons and include the Visian ICL, a tiny, flexible lens implanted to correct refractive errors, as well as innovative products designed to improve patient outcomes for cataracts and glaucoma. Manufactured in Switzerland by STA...

Diagnostic tools and innovative therapies improve patient prognosis

...om lung cancer patients frequently contains cancer cells that can be microscopically detected. Cancer diagnoses based on human, slide-based review, is correct most often for normal cases. However, this method yields inconsistent results among cytologists and usually is associated with an unacceptable false n...

Plastic Surgery Technique Might Ease Migraines

...idea," said Dr. Richard Lipton, director of the Montefiore Headache Center in New York City. He was not involved in the new study. Using surgery to correct migraine is a relatively new idea. According to background information in the article, some 30 million Americans suffer from migraines, a dispropor...

Even 9-Year-Olds Can Learn CPR

...volumes, but skill retention is good," he added. In the training program, the children were taught CPR, how to use of automatic defibrillators, the correct recovery position and how to call for emergency services. Body mass index, not age, was the major factor in depth of CPR compressions and amount of ai...

Electronic Forms Management Suite from Access Delivers Admissions Efficiency at Laughlin Memorial Hospital

...cket with a single click. "The manual admissions process was subject to human error, because the clerks were relying on memory to select the correct forms," Ryans said. "With Access's PFS, all the required forms print right away with barcodes and demographics already on them, which ensure...

Cepheid Reports 2009 Second Quarter Results

...r" approach but were material to the 2009 condensed consolidated financial statements when evaluated under the "iron curtain" method, the company will correct the previously issued financial statements referenced above prospectively. These financial statements to be corrected prospectively will be included i...

Brain Scan May Help Predict Cancer Drug Response

...author Dr. Whitney Pope, assistant professor of radiological sciences at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine, said in the news release. "We were correct 70 percent of the time," Pope said. "Previously, identifying which patients would respond was like flipping a coin. This is a huge improvement." Th...

Learning Takes Place When You Get Things Right

...etts Institute of Technology (MIT) found that only correct actions resulted in changes in brain cells. "We...he individual images. "If the monkey just got a correct answer, a signal lingered in its brain that said, 'You did the right thing.' Right after a correct answer, neurons processed information more sharply...

Are imaging features of hepatic angiomyolipoma related to its clinical setting?

...tiple small nodules, with or without fatty tissue, in the peripheral liver. Dynamic CT features of hepatic angiomyolipoma are very characteristic, and correct diagnosis can be made in combination with clinical features. When coexisting intravascular lesions and hepatic angiomyolipomas are found in patients w...

STAAR Surgical to Present at BMO Capital Markets 9th Annual Focus on Healthcare Conference in New York

...employing proprietary technologies. STAAR's products are used by ophthalmic surgeons and include the Visian(R) ICL, a tiny, flexible lens implanted to correct refractive errors, as well as innovative products designed to improve patient outcomes for cataracts and glaucoma. Manufactured in Switzerland by STA...

WellPoint Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...om processing and/or verifying enrollment (including facilitated enrollment), inadequacy of underwriting assumptions, inability to receive and process correct information, uncollectability of premium from members, increased medical or pharmaceutical costs, and the underlying seasonality of the business; a do...

Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Reports Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010

...ments are in process. We are working with consultants to further define and correct any remaining deficiencies. Products sold and distributed by Caraco that ar... and compliance, we have hired experienced people in these areas to help us correct any deficiencies. Sun Pharma has provided assistance and guidance from its ...

Health and Environmental Groups Announce Intent to Sue Illinois Coal Plant Owners for Violating Clean Air Act

... Environment - C.A.R.E. "After forty years of pollution from these dirty plants, it is time to say ENOUGH! Midwest Generation, do the right thing: correct the problem, or shut down!" "For years, Midwest Generation has resisted installing pollution controls and violated federal laws in order to run...

Determining Insulin Pump Need for Diabetics

... food intake and activity," Sand said. "Besides, pumps aren't an excuse for dietary indiscretion. Patients must learn carbohydrate counting to deliver correct insulin boluses at mealtimes." About NAIRO NAIRO works to promote the value and integrity of the independent medical review process, as an ...

Southern California Surgical Center (heart411.com) Specializes in Mitral Valve Replacement

...its to both of the mitral valve replacement options, and speaking with a qualified cardiothoracic surgeon is the best way to determine which option is correct for each individual. With cutting edge medical technology and an impressive team of doctors, the California Cardiothoracic Surgery Center is o...
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