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Blood flow in Alzheimer's disease

Researchers have discovered that the enzyme, endothelin converting enzyme-2 (ECE-2), may cause the decrease in blood flow in the brain seen in Alzheimer's disease and contribute to progression of the disease. The study by Jennifer Palmer, BRACE/Reverend Williams PhD Scholar and colleagues at t...

Industry Leader Announces Next Generation of Patient Flow Automation

TeleTracking Releases the Bed Management Suite powered by TeleTracking XT(TM) PITTSBURGH, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleTracking continues the rollout of "Patient Flow 2.0", its next generation of patient flow applications, with the general release today of the Bed Management Suite(TM) power...

Saint Thomas Health Services Partners With Curaspan on Patient Flow Initiative Resulting in Estimated Savings of Nearly $6 Million

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint Thomas Health Services ( www.sths.com ), the leading faith-based health care system in Tennessee, can point to its leadership in addressing today's ever-more pressing mandate to drive down the costs of delivering health care. STHS has done so in p...

Brooks Instrument Acquires Flow Products Supplier Key Instruments

Brooks Instrument, a world-leading flow measurement and control provider, announced that it has acquired Key Instruments, Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Key Instruments is a flow meter manufacturer based in Trevose, PA which offers precision machined acrylic flow meters, molded plasti...

After heart attack, bone marrow stem cells increase blood flow within heart

Patients treated with their own bone marrow stem cells after a heart attack experienced increased circulation within the heart, a study by Emory University School of Medicine physicians has found. Principal investigator Arshed Quyyumi, MD, professor of medicine at Emory University School of Med...

Beckman Coulter Announces First in Series of Flow Cytometry Product Introductions for 2009

Gallios(TM) Flow Cytometry System Offers New Standard of Performance for Researchers ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beckman Coulter, Inc. (NYSE: BEC ), a leading developer, and manufacturer of products that simplify and automate complex biomedical testing, announc...

Efficacy of stents is improved when their placement is determined by arterial blood flow measurement

Reperfusion therapy in the form of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is now the recommended first treatment for victims of acute myocardial infarction. New European guidelines issued in November 2008 emphasised speed of action and the importance of reperfusion therapy to restore blood flow ...

drugstore.com inc. Reports Profitable Fourth Quarter of 2008 and Free Cash Flow of $5.4 Million on Record OTC Sales

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- drugstore.com , inc. (Nasdaq: DSCM ), a leading online provider of health, beauty, vision, and pharmacy products, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 28, 2008. The company reported qua...

Mesh-like network of arteries adjusts to restore blood flow to stroke-injured brain

A grid of small arteries at the surface of the brain redirects flow and widens at critical points to restore blood supply to tissue starved of nutrients and oxygen following a stroke, a study published this week has found. "This is optimistic news," said David Kleinfeld, a physics professor at ...

As State's Cash Flow Crisis Looms, Protesters to Call Attention to Urgent Need for Real Budget Solutions

SEIU and Allies challenge legislators to "Walk a Day" in the shoes of those who see first-hand impact of budget delays and cuts MEDIA ADVISORY FOR FRIDAY, JANUARY 23rd @ 12 NOON ***FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY *** SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the state's c...

Blood Flow Measurement Boosts Stent Outcomes

Technology reduces deaths, complications, but may be too costly for some centers, experts say WEDNESDAY, Jan. 14 (HealthDay News) -- A sophisticated measure of blood flow to determine where artery-opening stents should be implanted is more effective than the X-ray examinations now comm...

Gems Sensors & Controls Introduces Highly Accurate FDA Compliant Flow Sensor

Gems® Sensors & Controls™ (Gems), a global leader in liquid level, pressure, and flow sensors, miniature solenoid valves, and fluidic systems announces the launch of the new FT-330 turbine flow sensor designed specifically for drinking water and beverage dispensing applications. ...

Researcher Receives Free Flow Cytometer System as First Winner of Accuri(R) Flow Cytometer Creativity Awards Program

-Accuri Is Awarding a Free Bench-Top Flow Cytometer System Twice Yearly to Support Innovative Research and Expand the Use of Flow Cytometry- -Learn More about the Revolutionary Accuri C6 Flow Cytometer at the American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting- ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec...

Researcher Receives Free C6 Flow Cytometer(R) System as First Winner of Accuri Flow Cytometer(R) Creativity Awards Program

-Accuri Is Awarding a Free Bench-Top Flow Cytometer System Twice Yearly to Support Innovative Research and Expand the Use of Flow Cytometry- -Learn More about the Revolutionary Accuri C6 Flow Cytometer at the American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting- ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec...

Microsoft, Penn State Hershey Medical Center Showcase Road Map to Patient Flow Efficiencies at First Healthcare Provider Symposium

REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In the midst of a season of renewed focus on solving big healthcare challenges in the United States, healthcare providers from across the country are convening this week at Microsoft Corp.'s corporate headquarters in Redmond, Wash., for the first U....

Older Adults Who Exercise Boost Blood Flow in Brain

Aerobic workouts may prevent cognitive decline in some, study says MONDAY, Dec. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults who exercise regularly have increased blood flow and more small blood vessels in the brain, a new study shows. The University of North Carolina (UNC) study, expected t...

UIC leads multi-center study to evaluate blood flow and stroke risk

The University of Illinois at Chicago has been awarded a five-year, $2.1 million grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to lead a multi-center study to assess blood flow and stroke risk. Ischemic strokes -- the type caused by clots rather than bleeds in the brain...

ELS Plus CPR Boosts Blood Flow After Cardiac Arrest

Catheter procedure keeps heart tissue alive, benefits other organs, study finds WEDNESDAY, July 9 (HealthDay News) -- Compared to CPR alone, adding extracorporeal life support doubles survival in hospital patients with cardiac arrest, says a study by researchers at the National Taiwan ...

Scientists find how neural activity spurs blood flow in the brain

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 26, 2008 -- New research from Harvard University neuroscientists has pinpointed exactly how neural activity boosts blood flow to the brain. The finding has important implications for our understanding of common brain imaging techniques such as fMRI, which uses blood flow in ...

Study in Circulation provides detail on how low blood flow promotes vascular disease

Researchers have found the first direct proof that a key protein drives the clogging of arteries in two ways, and that lowering levels of it opens them up, according to study results published in the June edition of the journal Circulation . The work establishes cyclophilin A as an exciting targe...

Enriched Cocoa Improves Blood Flow in Diabetics

Natural compounds called flavanols may be responsible for the benefit, study says TUESDAY, May 27 (HealthDay News) -- All the talk about chocolate being good for your health is starting to get serious. Mars Inc., of chocolate bar fame, has established a scientific division. And a gr...

Monitoring blood flow helps improve prostate biopsies, Jefferson researchers report

(PHILADELPHIA) Using a special ultrasound technique to spot areas of blood flow in the prostate gland may substantially reduce the number of unnecessary biopsies, according to a new study by urologists and radiologists at the Jefferson Prostate Diagnostic Center and the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jef...

Versus Technology, Inc. Announces Collaboration with Cleveland Clinic to Create Clinical Patient Flow Model

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Versus Technology, Inc., (Versus) announces a collaboration with Cleveland Clinic's Glickman Urology & Kidney Institute that will combine Versus' Real-time Location Information System (RTLIS), VISion(TM), with the Cleveland Clinic's Glic...

Accuri Cytometers Announces Commercial Launch of Revolutionary Accuri C6 Flow Cytometer(TM) System

- Bench-Top Flow Cytometer Delivers Performance and Features Similar to Market-Leading Systems in an Easy-to-Use, Accessible and Affordable Format - - See the C6 Flow Cytometer in San Diego at the Accuri Booth at Experimental Biology 2008 and at...

Beckman Coulter to Acquire Flow Cytometry Instrumentation Business From Dako

Highly-Regarded Research Flow Cytometry Portfolio Targeted at Fast Growing Market Segment FULLERTON, Calif., and GLOSTRUP, Denmark, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beckman Coulter, Inc. (NYSE: BEC ), a leading developer of products that simplify and automate comp...

ThalesNano Inc. and the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Microwave Chemistry in Graz, Austria Collaborate on Flow Chemistry Technologies

BUDAPEST and GRAZ, Austria, November 19 /PRNewswire/ -- ThalesNano Inc. and the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Microwave Chemistry (CDLMC) located at Karl-Franzens-University in Graz today announced a scientific collaboration on flow/microwave chemistry research. The project will focus on th...

Memory tasks require more coordinated brain blood flow for people with high blood pressure

Blood flow to the parts of the brain that support memory function differs between people with high blood pressure and those with normal blood pressure, and this difference seems to increase when high blood pressure is treated with medications, researchers reported today at the American Heart Assoc...

Jogging in Traffic Cuts Blood Flow to Heart

Men with stable heart disease showed effect after brief exposure to diesel exhaust WEDNESDAY, Sept. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Here's a good reason not to take your daily jog during rush hour. Men with stable heart disease who were exposed, even briefly, to diesel exhaust fumes show...

Enhanced PrecyseCode 2X(TM) Further Accelerates Remote Coding and Improves Cash Flow for Hospitals

Software optimizes coding accuracy and turn-around time for reimbursement WAYNE, Pa., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Precyse Solutions, a leader in health information management (HIM) services and technologies, today announced major enhancements to their remote coding capabilities with PrecyseCode 2X...

Restricting Blood Flow May Help Heart Bypass Patients

The technique reduces levels of protein linked to poor surgery results, study says THURSDAY, Aug. 16 (HealthDay News) -- In a potentially significant discovery for heart bypass patients, British researchers are reporting that limiting blood flow to an arm before surgery produced bette...

Equinox Fitness Clubs Grows With The Flow

NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- When the going gets tough, the tough get fitter, and healthier. So it stands to reason that Equinox Fitness Clubs is still going strong despite these challenging economic times. "We are continuing to execute our growth strategy not only for this year but for many...

Vancouver Coastal Health Authority Makes Waves With Patient Flow

First Health Authority to automate patient flow enterprise wide PITTSBURGH, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) has implemented TeleTracking Technologies' world class patient flow solutions as part of their campaign to improve patient flow. As the proportion of the regi...

In jazz improv, large portion of brain's prefrontal region 'takes 5' to let creativity flow

When John Coltrane was expanding the boundaries of the well-known song My Favorite Things at the Village Vanguard in May 1966, no one could have known what inspired him to take the musical turns he took. But imaging researchers may now have a better picture of how the brain was helping to carry hi...

Chocolate Has Sweet Effect on Blood Flow

Arteries function better when the dark delight is consumed, study suggests SUNDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Chocolate lovers, take heart: A Japanese study finds that flavonoid-rich dark chocolate can improve coronary blood flow. The study looked at what's known as coronary flow velocity res...

Tumor Blood Flow can Improve Chemotherapy

A treatment for neuroblastoma that lands a one-two punch works best when the second punch is timed to take maximum advantage of the first one, according to results of studies at St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital. Neuroblastoma is a pediatric solid tumor that arises from cells in the peripheral ...

Ways to Stop Organ Damage When Blood Flow Is Cut Off

Lack of blood flow to the intestines during surgery, to the heart during a heart attack or to the brain during a stroke can cause damage to the organ involved. However, more damage occurs when the blood returns to the organ. Sherry Fleming, assistant professor of biology at Kansas State Un...

More Money to Flow for First Responders at Ground Zero

It may be described as a ‘drop in the bucket’ by protesters, but the White House assures that more money will follow the 25 million dollar fund allocated to the// treatment of first responders, of the 9/11 attack. Caesar Borja, 21, the son of a police officer who succumbed to pulmonary fibrosis...

How Blood Flow Dictates Gene Expression

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have pinpointed a key regulatory protein that translates blood flow into gene expression. The// investigators showed that in a model of mouse embryonic development a transcription factor called Klf2, which resides in cells that line b...

Kidney Blood Flow May Explain Increased Long-Term Risks for Obese Kidney Donors

Living kidney donors who are overweight or obese have increased blood pressure within the remaining kidney—which could explain the increased long-term risk of kidney damage previously found in this group of donors // , reports a paper being presented at the American Society of Nephrology's 39th Ann...

Blood Flow to Kidneys Better Restored by Less Invasive Procedures

A study published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery reported that minimally invasive procedures such as stenting and angioplasty proved better// when accompanied by a suction device to remove the blocking material from the blood vessels that supply kidneys. Researchers from the Wake Forest Uni...
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