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Carnegie Mellon develops innovative method to detect genetic causes of complex diseases

PITTSBURGHComputational biologists at Carnegie Mellon University have developed an analytical technique to detect the multiple genetic variations that contribute to complex disease syndromes such as diabetes, asthma and cancer, which are characterized by multiple clinical and molecular traits. R...

Mass. General team develops potentially safer general anesthetic

A team of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) physicians has developed a new general anesthetic that may be safer for critically ill patients. In the August issue of Anesthesiology , they describe preclinical studies of the drug called MOC-etomidate a chemically altered version of an exiting a...

Team Develops Anti-Infection Technology

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Combat-related injuries have long plagued the military in part because of multidrug-resistant bacteria. Imagine being able to spray a compound fracture with microcapsules that deliver a drug to bolster the immune system, stopping infection befo...

NC State develops new test method to measure stored heat in firefighter suits

For decades, researchers have evaluated the thermal performance of protective clothing worn by firefighters. A particular area of current interest is how to address the burns received by firefighters when they are not directly in contact with fire - called stored heat burns. Researchers at North C...

Solos Endoscopy, Inc. Develops Specialized Endocoupler for the MammoView(TM)

BOSTON, April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solos Endoscopy, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: SNDY) is pleased to announce that the Company has developed a new endocoupler with an eye piece for the MammoView(TM) system. Along with its current endocoupler, it will allow the MammoView scope to be used by a maj...

Siemens Further Develops its syngo Dynamics Solution

New version provides increased capabilities and greater efficiency in cardiovascular imaging ORLANDO, Fla., March 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At the 58th Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) from March 29-31 in Orlando, Fla., at booth #1842, Siemens will p...

SaltCheck Develops First Simplified Test for Monitoring Salt Intake in People With Hypertension

BOSTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- SaltCheck, Inc. announced the completion of a 100 subject study demonstrating successful use of a new simplified test for monitoring sodium intake. The test, which can be used either for self-monitoring by people with hypertension, or for point-of-care testing at th...

Physician Develops Resveratrol Evidence-Based Nutraceutical for Heart Health

JIVA™ Resveratrol Synergistic Supplement Supplies Benefits of Red Wine & More Mount Kisco, NY (PRWEB) February 18, 2009 -- Few natural substances have generated as much excitement as resveratrol . It's been shown to increase the life spans of yeast, worms, fr...

User Centric Develops Guidelines for Personal Health Record (PHR) Applications Based on User Research

CHICAGO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Global user experience consulting firm User Centric, Inc., ( http://www.usercentric.com ) has identified several guidelines to be included in a working model for PHR interfaces that will facilitate user adoption. Based on a recent usability study comparing two ex...

IK4 develops a portable device for detecting Salmonella in under an hour

This release is available in Spanish . IK4 Technological Alliance has designed a low-cost, rapid diagnostic device for detecting the presence of Salmonella spp. and other bacteria in less than one hour, a much shorter time than current systems. Unlike others, this project used clinical ...

InfoLogix Develops Organizational Development and Mobility Training Solution for Edward Hospital

InfoLogix's e-Learning Team Develops Custom, Web-Based Training Solution to Reduce Costs and Improve Employee Productivity HATBORO, Pa., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InfoLogix, Inc. (Nasdaq: IFLG ), a leading technology provider of enterprise mobility and advanced wireless asset trac...

MIT develops camera for the blind

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--Elizabeth Goldring smiles as she shows a visitor photos she's taken and can see with her blind eye. The demonstration comes more than 20 years after Goldring, a senior fellow at MIT's Center for Advanced Visual Studies, and colleagues began work on a "seeing machine" that ca...

Nationally-Recognized Pancreatic Cancer Surgeon Develops Unique Team Approach to Improve Patient Outcomes

By the time pancreatic cancer is discovered, it is often late stage (as has been reported about actor Patrick Swayze) and survival rates are low. Dr. Aaron Chevinsky, a surgical oncologist specializing in pancreatic, liver and gastrointestinal (GI) cancers wasn't satisfied with that reality and ...

ITelagen Develops Customized Health Advocacy System for Wellness 360

Program Guides Patients and Families through Complex Health Issues Jersey City, N.J. (Vocus) January 6, 2009 -- ITelagen, Inc. , innovative provider of one-stop, flat-fee healthcare information technology and support, today announced it has developed a customized pla...

PureCart Systems LLC Develops a Portable Disinfecting System for the Healthcare Industry

GREEN BAY, Wis., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- PureCart Systems LLC, announces the launch of PureMist, a new, innovative product designed as a portable disinfecting system for healthcare facilities. The system, which can be used on a variety of surfaces such as wheelchairs, equipment, patient beds and ...

FloBeds Develops Nation's First 'For Women Only' Mattress

FT. BRAGG, Calif., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Women are built differently than men. That's why Ft. Bragg, CA-based FloBeds has developed what is believed to be the nation's first mattress specifically for women. "It's a mattress that comfortably and intuitively recognizes the difference b...

Abuse Pattern Develops as Second Indiana Planned Parenthood Covers Up Statutory Rape of 13-Year-Old

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Undercover footage from a second Indiana Planned Parenthood clinic shows an emerging pattern of abuse, as more clinic counselors evade their legal responsibility to report the statutory rape of young girls. The new footage is the second video in Liv...

Next Safety Develops an Air-Based Asthma Medication Inhaler That Does Not Use a Refrigerant Propellant

JEFFERSON, N.C., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Inhalers used for delivering albuterol, a fast-acting bronchial dilator, currently use propellants such as ozone-depleting CFC's, which are banned by the FDA beginning December 31st, 2009, or replacement HFA's. Both propellants are also used as industrial r...

Aethon Develops First-Ever Solution for Automated Replenishment of Pharmacy ADCs

Unique technology saves hospitals time, increases accuracy of medication supply, and provides chain of custody documentation ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Aethon Inc ., the leading developer of mobile robotic solutions for hospital supply chain logistics, announced today at the A...

Researcher develops screening tool to identify patients with prediabetes

COLUMBIA, Mo. A third of Americans with diabetes do not know that they have it, and many more who have prediabetic conditions are unaware that they are at risk. A University of Missouri researcher has created a clinical tool to identify those at highest risk for having undetected hyperglycemia, ...

Susan Lark, MD Develops a Powerful ORAC Drink Packed with the Antioxidant Power of Nine Fruits

Susan Lark, MD, noted medical researcher, clinical nutritionist and women's health practitioner, has formulated a powdered drink, Thrive!, designed to deliver antioxidant protection for beautiful skin, a strong immune system, a healthy heart, a sharp mind, and clear vision. Dr. Lark's Thrive! is...

Particle Sciences Develops Methods for Increasing Quality of Sintered Metal Products and for Coating Surfaces with Metal Oxide Films

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Particle Sciences, Inc. announces the issuing of its patent (US7,419,527) on a unique system for increasing the density of sintered metal products. The technology allows for the processing of powdered metals in a way that decreases needed injection forc...

Clements International Develops Insurance for Medical Tourism Industry

Clements International develops unique suite of insurance solutions for the medical tourism industry. Working closely with medical tourism operators in Asia and India, Clements has designed liability, accident and trip cancellation insurance products to meet the needs of the industry. ...

Particle Sciences Develops Zero-Order-Release Combination Device Technology

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Particle Sciences Inc. today announced the development of their "Microreservoir" technology enabling the manufacture of drug-eluting polymer medical devices that release drugs at constant rates over 30 days or more. This technology has already been used ...

MitoAction Develops On-Line Resource for Mitochondrial Disease Care Providers

Online Clinicians Guide to Mitochondrial Disease Now Available, sponsored by Edison Pharma Boston (PRWEB) July 23, 2008 -- MitoAction.org announces today the completion of the Clinicians Symptom Guide to MITO Management, a comprehensive online resource designed to assis...

HighPoint Solutions Develops Novel Incentive Compensation Plan for New Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Product

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- HighPoint Solutions LLC, a premier provider of business-driven IT solutions, announced today it has been selected to develop an Incentive Compensation Plan for a new Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) product currently under FDA approval review. Wi...

URAC Develops New Case Management Patient Satisfaction Tool, Invites Public Input On Voluntary Survey Instrument

WASHINGTON, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- In a first for URAC, the independent, non-profit accreditation organization called for public comment on a new tool it has developed to help case management practitioners assess patient satisfaction with the services they provide. The one-page survey instrume...

China Sky One Medical, Inc. Successfully Develops Semi-Quantitative Automatic Inspection Device for Diagnostic Kits

HARBIN, China, May 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Sky One Medical, Inc. ("China Sky One Medical" or "the Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: CSKI), a leading fully integrated pharmaceutical company for external use, over-the-counter drugs in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today a...

SellingLTC.com Develops simplifyingLTC

A New LTCI Presentation System Designed for Today's Younger Market ATLANTA, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- SellingLTC.com, LLC, the leader in providing long-term care insurance sales, marketing and presentation solutions for insurance sales professionals, today announced the release of simplifyin...

Medical Records Institute (MRI) Develops Initiative for EMRs Supporting Medicolegal Requirements

MRI Announces New TEPR Award for EMRs Best Meeting Medicolegal Requirements BOSTON, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Standards and requirements for electronic health records systems remain in active development through the continuing efforts of multiple organizations including ASTM, HL7, and HITSP. Curr...

Psychologist develops post-operative care for heart patients in Bermuda

LIVERPOOL, UK 31 March 2008: A psychologist at the University of Liverpool is helping to create a potentially life-saving post-operative care service for heart patients in Bermuda. The service, being developed in conjunction with the Bermuda Heart Foundation, will help support patients who hav...

Omron Healthcare Develops Solar-Powered Digital Blood Pressure Monitors

KYOTO, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Omron Corporation and a leading manufacturer of medical, home healthcare, and wellness products, has developed the HEM-SOLAR Series, solar-powered digital blood pressure monitors, for release worldwide in spring 2009. ...

MIT develops thin-film 'micro pharmacy'

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--A new thin-film coating developed at MIT can deliver controlled drug doses to specific targets in the body following implantation, essentially serving as a micro pharmacy. The film could eventually be used to deliver drugs for cancer, epilepsy, diabetes and other diseases. It ...

Capsulated Systems, Inc. Develops Long Term Local Anesthetic

ITHACA, N.Y., Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Capsulated Systems, Inc. at its Ithaca, NY operation recently announced it has developed a new proprietary micro-particle system that provides prolonged post-operative pain relief lasting at least five days in vivo according to its president and co-invento...

OHSU Cancer Institute researcher develops test for targeted therapy in acute myeloid leukemia

ATLANTA Oregon Health & Science University Cancer Institute researcher Jeff Tyner, Ph.D., has created a way to identify proteins that are candidates for targeted therapy in acute myeloid leukemia using an assay that yields results in just four days. This research will be presented at the American...

Silverchair Learning Systems Updates and Develops New Courses

Senior Care eLearning provider updates 44 courses and develops 20 for employee training CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Silverchair Learning Systems (SLS), the leader in senior care employee education, has recently updated and expanded its course offerings. As part of ...

UCLA doctor develops new technique to treat varicose veins

Dr. Peter Lawrence, UCLA's chief of vascular surgery, picks up size 7 crochet hooks from a fabric store not to make sweaters or scarves but to use in a new technique he has developed to treat varicose veins. Early results of the new outpatient procedure, called light-assisted stab phlebect...

Corey McPherson Nash Develops Case Statement for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Capital Campaign

Dana-Farber Campaign is Largest Hospital Fundraising Effort in New England History WATERTOWN, Mass., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Corey McPherson Nash (CMN), the branding and design studio, is proud to recognize the successful design and development of the case statemen...

Couples more likely to divorce if spouse develops cervical or testicular cancer

Barcelona, Spain: In the largest and most rigorous study to date investigating how cancer influences divorce, Norwegian researchers have found that marriages are no more likely than normal to break down unless a spouse develops cervical or testicular cancer. In fact, the study, presented today ...

New research finds markers for esophageal cancer before it develops

PROVIDENCE, RI Rhode Island Hospital researchers have identified genetic proteins, also known as biomarkers, capable of distinguishing changes at the microscopic level that can signal a precancerous condition in the esophagus. These markers may help identify patients who are likely to progress t...
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