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WHNN's Bob Hughes Fitted With Hearing Aids by Mobile Care Hearing Clinic Now Serving Saginaw Area

SAGINAW, Mich., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WHNN radio personality Bob Hughes, a well-known voice in the Saginaw area, affirms the special attention given by Mobile Care Hearing which is moving to Saginaw this month. "My hearing became damaged by several years of listening to Rock 'n' Ro...

Cars in UK to Be Fitted With Black Boxes to Reduce Fatalities

By 2010, all cars in the UK will be fitted with 400 pounds worth aircraft-style black boxes which will automatically call emergency services after a violent crash. The palm-sized electrical devices will activate an SOS distress signal only if the crash is serious enough to trigger an air ba...

Indonesians to Be Fitted Jaipur-made Artificial Limbs

At least 350 Indonesians who lost their limbs due to disease, accident or disasters like the tsunami will be fitted with Jaipur-made artificial limbs in Jakarta//. "On the invitation of a non-resident Indian association, we are organising a 15-day camp in Jakarta from Friday, in which 350 peop...

New device for ailing heart fitted into first patient

A hospital in New zealand had fitted the first ptient with a turbocharger for the heart called C-Pulse.// The special device is designed to help patients with moderate heart problems, who are still not ill enough to go for a heart transplant and its related side effects. These patients may be...

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

...e lost limb and create a better prosthesis for our amputee clients," continues Reda. Clients are evaluated by a team of Kessler specialists and fitted for the prosthesis. They are also trained on the proper use and maintenance of the device. According to Gus Eppinger, Director of Kessler Ortho...

A 'super sensor' for cancer and CSIs

...detected, so this application has obvious uses in an operating room to give a physician warning of an impending attack during a procedure. It could be fitted into an implant like a pacemaker or another future device to alert the user to impending dangers, thus preventing sudden death. Prof. Rishpon is a...

Northwest Hospital Introduces Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

...ys a week. The number of treatments depends on the body's response. Patients can relax during treatment by watching TV or videos on a screen specially fitted to the chamber. Treatments require a referral from the patient's physician and are covered by private insurance or Medicare for most conditions. ...

QLT announces interim data from a Phase II clinical trial and a device study for the Punctal Plug Drug Delivery System

...ention of punctal plug prototype designs, in healthy subjects. Subjects are fitted with a punctal plug in each eye and wear the devices for 24 hours, after wh...low-up is based on a baseline sample of 447 eyes from 239 subjects who were fitted with prototypes from one family of designs. Subject comfort ratings for thi...

SpeechEasy Seeks Proposals For Future Research Studies

...vice that helps a high percentage of people who stutter speak more fluently with less effort. In the US alone, over 7,000 people who stutter have been fitted with a SpeechEasy device since it was first made available to the public in June 2001. Similar to a hearing aid, SpeechEasy is worn in or around the e...

Back-to-School Health: Are Your Child's Eyes Ready for the Classroom?

...em a sense of ownership and pride. 4. Children age 10 and above can usually manage contact lenses. Children of all ages, even infants, can be fitted with contact lenses if their vision requires it. Under the age of 10, an adult will usually need to insert, remove and clean the lens. Many children o...

Dr. Chugay (drchugay.com) - Revolutionary Weight Loss Surgery

...e, produces a means of weight loss never before offered by other surgeons. During a reversible procedure that takes less than an hour, the patient is fitted with a custom patch for the tongue which makes ingestion of solid foods very difficult and painful, limiting the patient to a liquid diet. Under the ...

Colonoscopy Beats 'Camera Pill' at Catching Colon Cancer

...ny lesions and cancers, the relative underperformance of capsule endoscopy -- in which a patient swallows a tiny, battery-operated, excretable capsule fitted with a double-sided video camera -- suggests that for now the more invasive colonoscopy should remain the gold standard for colorectal cancer detectio...

OH2 Medical Spa Achieves the First U.S. LEED(R) Certification for a Medical Commercial Interior

...All patient rooms are insulated for sound and climate control with materials that are a minimum of 35% recycled materials All exterior rooms are fitted with light sensors to allow for efficient energy use Office layout maximizes use of natural light in 90% of patient areas All patient area...

PTs say proper fit and use of walking aids can prevent fall-related injuries in elderly

...IA, VA The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is urging elderly adults who use canes and walkers as walking aids to be properly assessed and fitted by a physical therapist to avoid fall-related injuries. This advice comes in response to a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics ...

Physical Therapists Say Proper Fit and Use of Walkers and Canes Can Prevent Fall-Related Injuries in Elderly

...re/ -- The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is urging elderly adults who use canes and walkers as walking aids to be properly assessed and fitted by a physical therapist to avoid fall-related injuries. This advice comes in response to a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics ...

Rice University team's award-winning device could benefit treatment of hand injuries

...ldn't think it works as well as it does, but once you are pegged in, you can't move anything but the finger we want you to," Miller said. A loop is fitted around the finger, and when the patient moves it, the amount of force generated is measured. "PRIME gets the peak force," Xu said. "Then the doctor ca...

Can a Contact Lens Cure Nearsightedness? Five-Year Clinical Study Testing Corneal Reshaping Therapy as Possible Method to Arrest Myopia

...tal information was accurate. In the SMART study, half of the subjects are fitted with Boston Equalens II gas permeable contact lens polymer in a reverse geometry/corneal reshaping lens design. The control group subjects are fitted with normal soft contact lenses worn on a daily wear basis. "The net ...

A Random Act of Kindness Changes a Family's Life Forever as Alexzander Prado's Wish to Walk is Granted at Abilities Expo

...h she had never seen before. It was drastically different from the wheelchair and traditional walker that her son was currently using. Once Mr. Boegel fitted Alexzander to test drive the KidWalk, the boy's excitement was palpable. "He had the biggest smile from ear to ear," said Miss Trujillo, "He lifted up...

Krome Immigration Service Processing Center Has Confirmed H1N1 Flu Cases

... a day late and a dollar short. Our personnel should have been briefed and fitted for protective gear from the outset," continued Remigio. The ICE pers...employees have not. Only now that H1N1 is confirmed are our personnel being fitted for protective gear. It doesn't make any sense. "We have been asking t...

Consumer Reports: Hearing Aid Shoppers Pay High Prices, Get Mediocre Fittings

...d to participate in a survey designed by the Consumer Reports National Research Center. The survey targeted individuals who purchased a newly fitted prescription hearing aid no more than 3 years ago and no less than 3 months ago. A total of 1,100 respondents, with 66 years old being the mean res...

MIT: New system monitors fetal heartbeat

...looks roughly like a hockey puck over a woman's abdomen or she wears a belt fitted with sensors, can detect the heartbeat quite early in a pregnancy. However,...eks) and perhaps earlier, a woman would wear a wide belt around her abdomen fitted with several ECG electrodes. (The prototype has 32, but that number will be...

Siemens Promotes May is Better Speech and Hearing Month on America's Largest Stage

...the Times Square hearing awareness event. Siemens Hearing incorporates lifestyle with technology in the development of hearing instruments that can be fitted not only for a patient's ears, but for the person between them. This philosophy has proven to be both consumer-friendly and successful, for one out of...

Los Angeles Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon Dr. Christine Petti and Smartlipo Featured on Upcoming Episode of The Doctors

... marks, wide hips and a waistline that had disappeared. She wanted to wear fitted suits, feel comfortable in tight jeans, and wear a bikini again!" T... can make for them. Dr. Petti confirms, “Amanda was back in her cute, fitted tops and tight jeans 2 days after her Smartlipo™ procedure, loving he...

Siemens Hearing Celebrates 10th Annual National Women's Health Week

...e that is through hearing loss awareness programs and by incorporating lifestyle with technology in the development of hearing instruments that can be fitted not only for a patient's ears, but for the person between them. This philosophy has proven to be both consumer-friendly and successful, for one out of...

Five Steps for Purchasing a Sports Bra After Breast Surgery

... bend over and "show a little more skin" than you want, consider buying a different style of clothing. You may also want to wear shirts that are more fitted around your waist so they won't ride up while exercising. "You don't want to feel self-conscious when you exercise," says Penni Pitre, a breast cancer...

Video: Turning Hope Into Reality - Genomics Research at the VA

...s at the forefront of developing safer, more effective treatments based on new knowledge about the role of genes in health and disease. VA is superbly fitted to study genomics--the use of patients' individual genetic profiles to customize care--because of its genomics laboratory; large and diverse patient p...

OHSU Knight Cancer Institute to study new radiation technology for head, neck cancer

...and limits exposure to surrounding healthy tissue. In this new Phase II clinical trial, the beacons will be implanted into a customized mouth guard fitted to the participant's upper teeth/jaw. With the mouth guard in place, the research team will test whether daily patient positioning can be improved usi...

Eye Protection is Essential for Texas Athletes

...or athletes to wear appropriate, sport-specific protective eyewear properly fitted by an eye care professional. Lenses made from polycarbonate materials provi...acrosse, fencing, paintball, water polo, golf and others. "Wearing properly fitted protective eyewear will not harm your performance, and it may well save you...

Eye Protection is Essential for Oklahoma Athletes

...or athletes to wear appropriate, sport-specific protective eyewear properly fitted by an eye care professional. Lenses made from polycarbonate materials provi...acrosse, fencing, paintball, water polo, golf and others. "Wearing properly fitted protective eyewear will not harm your performance, and it may well save you...

New Medical Transport Chair Adds Superior Versatility For EMS Professionals

...item in emergency service operations around the country. Graham also offers a full line of EMS disposable emergency bedding products including SnugFit fitted stretcher sheets, Comfort1 blankets, Visiblanket (high visibility yellow emergency blankets), FlexAir inflatable pillows and Hypothermia blankets. For...

American Society of Anesthesiologists - 2,211 Patient Deaths From OVER Medication

...ds giving 'too much' (or 'too little') and facilitates 'just the right' amount of anesthesia (the 'GOLDILOCKS' principle) for individual needs. Custom fitted anesthesia, not 'one-size, off-the-rack, fits most,'" says Friedberg. "Giving anesthesia with a BAM is like taking an open-book test, no guessing...

LENA Foundation Announces the Development of an Automatic Autism Screen

...tic screen is a revolutionary new tool based on LENA System technology. The LENA System comprises advanced processing software and children's clothing fitted with a lightweight LENA Digital Language Processor (DLP) - essentially a small, unobtrusive digital recorder. Designed for use in the natural home env...

Siemens to Donate Hearing Instruments Through Second Annual Partnership With Quota International

...alliance with The Walt Disney Company. Another way is by incorporating lifestyle with technology in the development of hearing instruments that can be fitted not only for a patient's ears, but for the person between them. This philosophy has proven to be both consumer-friendly and successful, for one out of...

Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St. Vincent Will Serve As Lead Sponsor of Hear Indiana's 6th Annual Talk Walk Run 2009

...l newborns are screened for hearing loss prior to leaving the hospital," said Naomi Horton, Executive Director for Hear Indiana. "Infants can be fitted with hearing aids, and profoundly deaf children can receive a cochlear implant at twelve months of age. Early intervention allows deaf and hard of hea...

HemAway(R) Launches FDA-Cleared Painless Hemorrhoid Treatment Device

...and easy-to-use hemorrhoid treatment device that alleviate the discomfort and agony of prolapsed internal hemorrhoids within minutes of use. fitted for seamless and discreet installation on most toilet models, the HemAway Seat naturally uses one's body weight to allow the prolapsed internal hemorr...

Rehab Specialist, Michael Fisher, Joins Fast - Growing Alliance Seating & Mobility in North Carolina

...worked for a small DME company in Concord, N.C., Medical Mobility Center. He became interested in complex rehab when his wife of 38 years, Terry, was fitted for a new complex rehab chair. In March 2006, an ATP delivered her chair to their home. As they discussed how much the chair will help her, Fisher m...

Study Shows Nonprescription LCD Topical Solution is More Effective than Prescription-Strength Calcipotriol Cream for Moderate Plaque Psoriasis

...s highly effective, easy and pleasant to use, and may help increase patient satisfaction and compliance. PSORENT(R) is supplied in 100 mL bottles fitted with a convenient "dab-on" applicator that allows patients to treat themselves without touching the medication or their plaques. PSORENT(R) is sold th...

March 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Molecular Breast Imaging, Canes and Walkers, Training for an Event and Hormone Therapy for Women

...most stability. For fit, the top of the walker should come to the crease in the wrist when standing straight up with arms at the sides. A poorly fitted walker can be difficult to use, causing back pain or, worse, increased risk of falling. Canes and walkers are available at medical supply stores...

Nurses and allied professionals at heart of cardiovascular prevention and management programs

...life. Ireland will be one of only a few countries to have guidelines developed for palliative care in heart failure. 2. With more and more patients fitted with implantable cardioverter defibrillators and other assist devices, the nurse is taking on a greater role in helping patients adapt to technology. ...

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Do You Know What Your Screening Options Are?

...scopists are able to access the human digestive tract without incisions via natural orifices. Endoscopes are designed with high-intensity lighting and fitted with precision devices that allow viewing and treatment of the gastrointestinal system. ...
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