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Sedationfacts.org Enhances State-Specific Site Content, Making Regional Sedation Administration Standards and Regulations Quick and Easy to Find and Use

OAK BROOK, Ill., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SedationFacts.org, a web site for practicing gastroenterologists, gastroenterology nurses and gastroenterology fellows, announces enhancements to the sedation administration standards and regulations content on the site, including state-spe...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Introduces Interactive Navigation Solution That Helps Individuals and Families Find Healthcare Coverage Options

AskBlue, Your personal guide to healthcare coverage options(TM) also supports those in transition from group coverage to individual coverage CHICAGO, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) today announced the launch of Ask...

Scientists Find Way to Make 'Good' Brown Fat

Discovery could lead to ways to increase energy-burning in body, fight obesity WEDNESDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) -- Boston scientists have succeeded in making brown fat out of mouse and human cells, a feat that takes scientists a step closer to victory in the fight against obesity an...

Mayo researchers find anesthesia not harmful for babies during birth process

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Mayo Clinic researchers have found that children exposed to anesthesia during Cesarean section are not at any higher risk for learning disabilities later in life than children not delivered by C-section. These findings are reported in the current issue of the journal Anesthes...

Mayo Researchers Find Anesthesia Not Harmful for Babies During Birth Process

ROCHESTER, Minn., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayo Clinic researchers have found that children exposed to anesthesia during Cesarean section are not at any higher risk for learning disabilities later in life than children not delivered by C-section. These findings are reported in ...

Cost-Conscious Texans Find Relief with Direct Access Lab Testing

In this dynamic economic and political time many Texans find affordable, direct access to medical lab testing through Any Lab Test Now®. Plano, TX (PRWEB) July 24, 2009 -- This down economy may be the bane of most American businesses, but one local medical lab testi...

Cell division find prompts overhaul of immune response modeling

Research at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute into the mechanics of how two types of white blood cells grow and die is fundamentally changing the development of computer models that are used to predict how immune system cells respond to a pathogenic threat. A team led by Professor Phil Hodgkin...

Researchers find that eating high levels of fructose impairs memory in rats

ATLANTA Researchers at Georgia State University have found that diets high in fructose a type of sugar found in most processed foods and beverages impaired the spatial memory of adult rats. Amy Ross, a graduate student in the lab of Marise Parent, associate professor at Georgia State's Neuro...

U of M researchers find childhood cancer risk rises with mother's age

Research from the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota indicates that a baby born to an older mother may have a slightly increased risk for many of the cancers that occur during childhood. "Our finding shows that although the absolute risk is low, advancing maternal age may be a fact...

Mount Sinai researchers find new Alzheimer's disease treatment promising

(New York, NY July 12, 2009) Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that a compound called NIC5-15, might be a safe and effective treatment to stabilize cognitive performance in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease. The two investigators, Giulio Maria Pasinetti, ...

MRI May Help Find Deep Endometriosis

Scan can pinpoint cases that do and do not require surgery, researcher says TUESDAY, July 7 (HealthDay News) -- MRI can successfully diagnose deep endometriosis and offers surgeons a better map to finding wayward uterine tissue that needs to be removed, a new study suggests. All but...

Moles and melanoma -- researchers find genetic links to skin cancer

New research has shown why people with the greatest number of moles are at increased risk of the most dangerous form of skin cancer. The study, led by Professors Julia Newton Bishop and Tim Bishop of the Melanoma Genetics Consortium (GenoMEL) at the University of Leeds, looked at more than 10,00...

Researchers find possible environmental causes for Alzheimer's, diabetes

Providence, RI A new study by researchers at Rhode Island Hospital have found a substantial link between increased levels of nitrates in our environment and food with increased deaths from diseases, including Alzheimer's, diabetes mellitus and Parkinson's. The study was published in the Journal ...

Working Moms Find Freedom to Use Breast Pumps Where They Want, When They Want

Working and breastfeeding presents many challenges for today's modern woman. Having the right type of support, knowledge, and tools are critical to meeting breastfeeding goals. A new tool represents the biggest functional advancement in breast pump technology for working women in decades. The Fre...

Anxiety-Prone People Find Distractions Hard to Ignore

Trouble concentrating may add to stress levels, researcher says,, MONDAY, June 29 (HealthDay News) -- Anxious people have more difficulty tuning out distractions and require more time to shift their attention from one task to another, a new study from British researchers has found. ...

IU researchers find vibrator use to be common, linked to sexual health

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Two Indiana University studies conducted among nationally representative samples of adult American men and women show that vibrator use during sexual interactions is common, with use being reported by approximately 53 percent of women and 45 percent of men ages 18 to 60. Not o...

BD and FIND Achieve Milestone in Global Battle Against MDR-TB

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company; NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, and FIND (Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics), a Swiss foundation that develops, evaluates and accelerates the implementation of new diagnostic tools for poverty-related diseases, today announced a ...

Unspoken memories of Holocaust survivors find silent and nonpathological expression

A faculty member of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Haifa presented the results of a new research at an international Holocaust conference held at the University of Haifa. The findings presented: Unspoken memories of Holocaust survivors find silent and non-pat...

BenefitMall Hosts New World of Healthcare Forum to Empower Partners to Find Solutions for Volatile Healthcare Industry

BenefitMall is hosting The New World of Healthcare Forum on July 28, 2009 at The Four Seasons Hotel in Dallas to bring together national healthcare leaders to discuss the most current legislation proposed for healthcare reform. The special one day educational and networking event will also inclu...

TGen and USC researchers find genetic markers to help fight diabetes

PHOENIX, Ariz. June 16, 2009 Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) scientists have identified five genetic biomarkers that could help lead to improved treatments, with fewer side-effects, for patients with diabetes. TGen Senior Investigator Dr. Johanna DiStefano presented the findi...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network Launch Web Sites to Help General Motors Members Easily Find Information on Their Health Care

DETROIT, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network launched web sites for General Motors members who have a need to find out information about their BCBSM and BCN health care benefits. The web site addresses are bcbsm.com/gm for BCBSM and bcbsm.com/gm...

Is your environment damaging your health? New center aims to find out

The damage that our modern living and working environment could be doing to our health will be investigated by a new 5M MRC-HPA Centre for Environment and Health at Imperial College London and King's College London, which launches today. The new Centre will analyse the health of people across ...

JDRF Illinois Names Allscripts CEO Glen Tullman 'Best of Illinois' for His Efforts to Find a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes

CHICAGO, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Illinois, the state chapter of the leading charitable funder and advocate of type 1 diabetes research worldwide, has named Glen Tullman, Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX ), its "Best of Illinois" for his...

BUSM researchers find no adjustment method fully resolves confounding by indication

(Boston) - Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston University School of Public Health have found that no adjustment method fully resolves confounding by indication in observational studies, meaning when the validity of a study is threatened by unmeasured confounding, ...

Scientists find city rats are loyal to their 'hoods

In the rat race of life, one thing is certain: there's no place like home. Now, a study just released in Molecular Ecology finds the same is true for rats. Although inner city rodents appear to roam freely, most form distinct neighborhoods where they spend the majority of their lives. Like an...

Scientists find shared genetic link between the dental disease periodontitis and heart attack

Vienna, Austria: The relationship between the dental disease periodontitis and coronary heart disease (CHD) has been known for several years. Although a genetic link seemed likely, until now its existence was uncertain. Now, for the first time, scientists have discovered a genetic relationship...

CSI: Mayo Clinic Researchers Find Television Shows Inaccurately Portray Violent Crime

VIDEO ALERT: Additional audio and video resources, including excerpts from an interview with Dr. Lineberry describing the research, are available on the Mayo Clinic News Blog . SAN FRANCISCO, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at Mayo Clinic compared two popular televisio...

BUSM researchers find gram-negative rods in two Philippine neonatal intensive care units

(Boston) - Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found a high frequency of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative rods (GNRs) in two of the largest neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) in the city of Manila, Philippines. Improved infection control methods could reduce the vas...

Chronic Pain Sufferers Find Hope in the Darkness

Maureen Pratt Offers Prayerful Approach to Pain in Steinbach, Manitoba Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada (Vocus) May 15, 2009 -- Each day throughout the world, countless people suffer in silence from chronic pain. Even pop singer, famed choreographer, and American Idol judge,...

Qforma Launches New Database to Help Consumers Find Top Community Medical Experts

Presented by USA TODAY, City-wide Rosters to Include Thousands of America 's Most Influential Doctors by Disease Specialty and Location SANTA FE, N.M., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Qforma, an advanced analytics and predictive modeling company, is launching a new quarterly health feat...

EnrollNY(TM): Easy Way for Uninsured New Yorkers to Find Free and Low-Cost Health Insurance

Free Web Site Checks Eligibility for Medicaid, Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus TARRYTOWN, N.Y., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A new FREE Web site -- www.EnrollNY.org -- allows uninsured New Yorkers to quickly screen for public health insurance eligibility and -- for the first time -- conn...

IBM and Medical Researchers Launch Effort To Find Flu Drug Treatments

Lab tests may begin in just weeks as a result of World Community Grid GALVESTON, Texas, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM ) and the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) launched an effort using IBM's World Community Grid "virtual supercomputer" to allow laboratory tests ...

First Research to Find Walnuts to Improve Cognitive and Motor Function

FOLSOM, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: New research published in the British Journal of Nutrition found a diet containing as much as 6% walnuts (equivalent to 1 oz in humans) was able to reverse age-related motor and cognitive deficits in aged ...

Sticky Jewelry & JDRF Team Up to Find a Cure

Fashionable medical bracelets and IDs from Sticky Jewelry make a difference. Sticky J attends the "Walk to Cure Diabetes" in Tampa, Florida. Connections made with the community and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation made the day a success. St. Petersb...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network Launch Web Sites to Help Chrysler Members Easily Find Information on Their Health Care

DETROIT, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network launched web sites today for Chrysler members who have a need to find out information about their BCBSM and BCN health care benefits. The web site addresses are bcbsm.com/chrysler for BCBSM and bcbsm.com/chr...

Toxic Chinese Drywall Experts Join Forces to Find Remedial Solutions for Homeowners

GAINESVILLE, Fla., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the leading forensic experts on building envelope water intrusion and toxic mold, Spiderman Mulholland, is joining forces with a network of professionals to combat the Toxic Chinese Drywall issues facing the United States today. Collaborating wi...

Varicose Veins Pose Scary Health Risk; Sufferers Find Solace With Insurance-Covered Treatment at Renaissance Laser and Vein Institute

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Laser vein removal offers patients fast relief without paying out of pocket. Many people are unaware that varicose veins are not only unsightly; they also pose a serious risk to a person's health. The bulging, twisting veins become deformed due...

Researchers find drug that inhibits acute leukemia cell growth

SAN DIEGO - Researchers from the Children's Cancer Hospital at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center have discovered how to turn off a certain receptor that promotes the growth of leukemia cells. The pre-clinical study was presented today in a platform session at the 22nd annual mee...

An Innovative New Book Helps Consumers Find Out if Their Doctors are Following Official Treatment Guidelines

Many don't know there are official treatment guidelines put forth by reputable organizations like the American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society. These guidelines help doctors know what therapies are the most effective and have the least amount of side effects. A new book educates...

Researchers find medical inpatients with unhealthy alcohol use may benefit from brief intervention

(Boston) - Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that some medical inpatients with unhealthy alcohol use may benefit from a brief intervention. The BUSM study appears in the May issue of Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs . "Brief intervention shows promise...
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