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PTI Recycling Systems Formed to Sell/Service Modular, Food-Grade rPET Production System Globally

HOLLAND, Ohio, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A compact, modular system to produce food-grade, recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) resin is now available globally. The system has been designed to cost-effectively address increased international rPET demand for blow molding, injection molding and ...

Global network formed to improve hearing implant outcomes

The Cochlear Implant Program at the London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) working in collaboration with researchers at The University of Western Ontario's National Centre for Audiology, has joined 16 other world-class centres to form HEARRING the International Network of Comprehensive Hearing Impl...

New Organization Formed To Save Independent Medical Equipment Suppliers

New Medicare Policies Will Harm Small Home Medical Equipment Suppliers Who Account for 85% of Suppliers in the Medicare Program MARTINEZ, Ga., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To ensure that the independent home medical equipment (HME) providers have a voice in public policy and a seat at t...

Pennsylvania Council Formed to Advise on Improving Services to Older Adults, People with Disabilities

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Aging and the Office of Long-Term Living today announced the formation of a 15-member Quality Council that will advise on new policies and procedures to ensure quality management of in-home and community services. ...

Elsevier Announces Launch of Osteopathic Family Physician Publishing Partnership Formed With American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians

ST. LOUIS, Missouri, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elsevier, world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce the July 2009 launch of a new peer-reviewed medical journal in partnership with the American College of Osteop...

MARC Coalition Formed to Advocate for Medicare Secondary Payor Reform

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of major employers, insurance companies, third party administrators and lawyers have joined together to form the Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition (MARC), a broad-based group to advocate for Medicare Secondary Payor reform. The group has selected Roy ...

Newly Formed Consortium to Combat Medical Fraud Announces National Agenda to Intensify Fight Against Health Care Fraud Goals: Collaboration Across Industries; Alignment of Resources; Increased Awareness Among Public and Private Stakeholders Including Fede

'Never before have different parts of the insurance system cross-pollinated to seek new ways to prevent fraud.' WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The newly formed Consortium to Combat Medical Fraud, a joint project of the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud, the National Health Ca...

Non-Profit Group Formed to Promote Safe Colorectal Cancer Screenings and Care:

Organization Will Address Increasing Concerns that Future Payment & Coverage Policies Could Negatively Impact the Frequency of Colonoscopy Screening & Sedation Options ANNAPOLIS, Md., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Coalition for Quality Colorectal Cancer S...

American Board of Family Medicine Obstetrics Formed

The American Board of Physician Specialties (ABPS), the nation's third largest nationally recognized physician multi-specialty certifying organization , has formed the American Board of Family Medicine Obstetrics® (ABFMO®). Tampa, FA (Vocus) June 26, 2009 -- Th...

Rapid Response Teams Formed in Madhya Pradesh to Fight Diseases

Madhya Pradesh has constituted rapid response teams to combat diseases of all types in the state. "Rapid response teams have been formed to combat both contagious and non-contagious diseases in the state under the integrated disease surveillance project (IDSP)," Madhya Pradesh health mini...

A syndicate formed to spruce up mental health

Ireland: With a motto to facilitate improvement in the area of mental health, many Irish groups have joined hands to garner acceptance from stakeholders //to petition the upliftment of mental health services. The Irish section of Amnesty International, Bodywhys, GROW, the Irish Advocacy Networ...

Lives of Diabetics Transformed

Diabetics will soon have transformed lives through an artificial pancreas which is supposed to monitor blood sugar levels continuously //as well as provides insulin automatically. This could free children with diabetes from their reliance on blood tests and injections. Around 350,000 Britons h...

Midwest Medical Aesthetics Helps Defy Nature and Wrinkles with Artefill

...novel, differentiated aesthetic products for the dermatology, plastic and cosmetic surgery markets, markets and manufactures Artefill. The Company was formed in April 2009 to deliver the same great product that physicians and patients have embraced over the past several years. For more information v...

Warner Chilcott Reports Operating Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2009 and Updates 2009 Full Year Guidance

...a hearing to be held on August 14, 2009, and the satisfaction of certain other conditions, the transaction will result in Warner Chilcott plc, a newly formed public holding company, organized in, and a tax resident of, Ireland becoming the ultimate public holding company of the Warner Chilcott group. The Co...

NATB Announces Partnership With Ronald McDonald House Charities(R)

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Live recordings of cell communication

...xplains: - "Contact between vesicles and membranes are an essential step in many important biological processes. We can now quantify contact areas formed between vesicles and determine the vesicle size and shape with nano-scale resolution. This helps us characterise the properties of the molecules invol...

Bipartisan Panel of Industry, NGO and Academic Experts Proposes New Rules for Science in Federal Regulation

... About the Bipartisan Policy Center: In 2007, former U.S. Senate Majority Leaders Howard Baker, Tom Daschle, Bob Dole, and George Mitchell formed the Bipartisan Policy Center(BPC) to develop and promote solutions that can attract the public support and political momentum to achieve real progress...

Fox 11 News Anchor Christine Devine to Co-Host 2nd Annual "An Evening for Autism" Event

...those with autism in particular. There are five preschool programs with 10 classrooms throughout Newport Beach and Costa Mesa. In 2008, the district formed a softball league, T-ball league and track and field Olympics for all of the preschools to assist those special needs students in adapting to social e...

Samarion Announces Partnership With Adesta to Install the SamarionSolution Nationwide

... in July and is fully operational at The Guardian House in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The Alzheimer's Foundation of America and Samarion recently formed a strategic alliance to address the critical need for optimal dementia care. Through this partnership, AFA and Samarion will work together to establi...

EVO Merchant Services, CEO, Ray Sidhom Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2009 Award Winner in Metro New York

...s possible when you control your own destiny. Ray started selling credit card machines to retailers. By 1994, he was convinced of his prospects. He formed EVO Merchant Services with the goal of building an in-house infrastructure to process credit cards throughout the entire transaction cycle. Fourteen ...

Office of National Drug Control Policy Taps RIESTER creative for Use in National Anti-Meth Campaign

...hree End Meth Now TV advertisements as part of its national outreach: " Sisters " This spot is an emotional tribute to the childhood bond formed between siblings and the importance of that relationship in fighting addiction to meth. The TV ad garnered acclaim from viewers, many commenting that ...

Connectyx Partners with InstantAmber, a Leader in Child Safety and Missing Children Awareness

... PALM CITY, Fla., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group Inc. (Pink Sheets: CTYX) is pleased to announce that the Company has formed a partnership with InstantAmber, a leading child safety and missing children awareness company. The agreement will enable InstantAmber to offer the M...

The World of HD Video Conferencing is Now at VideoCentric - One-stop Comparisons of Tandberg, Polycom, Lifesize, Sony, Emblaze-VCON and Aethra

...e Thames Valley, England, with satellite sites in Edinburgh, Scotland, VideoCentric markets its products and services primarily in the UK but has also formed associations with other Companies worldwide to facilitate the global supply and support of major corporations and system integrators, including those ...

Surgical Masks Help Ward Off Flu, Maybe

...e stricken with symptoms of flu, although the drugs did not prevent people from actually becoming infected with the virus. "They prevent the newly formed viruses from leaving the infected cells but they don't prevent initial virus from getting into the body," said study author Dr. Nayer Khazeni, an inst...

PracticeMatch Announces Departure From Physician Recruiting

..., all open searches held by PracticeMatch's former recruiting division, Integro, will be acquired by Integro Healthcare, LLC - an unaffiliated company formed by the former management team of the Integro recruiting division. "Our decision to step out of the recruitment arena was based on our ongoing e...

Crucial Finding Advances Spinal Cord Injury Research

...using a nervous system growth factor called neurotrophin-3 (NT-3). When the growth hormone was placed in the correct target, axons grew into it and formed electrical connections called synapses. When the growth factor was placed in the wrong target, the researchers found that the axons grew into that tar...

Atlantic Plastic Surgery Center Selects Artefill to Meet Growing Patient Demand for a Longer Lasting Dermal Filler

...novel, differentiated aesthetic products for the dermatology, plastic and cosmetic surgery markets, markets and manufactures Artefill. The Company was formed in April 2009 to deliver the same great product that physicians and patients have embraced over the past several years. For more information visit w...

Do the Swiss Have the Answer to America's Health Care Dilemma?

...is particularly true of an avenue which has apparently been successfully traveled elsewhere." FACT is a nonpartisan not-for-profit corporation, formed a quarter-century ago in the District of Columbia. The group furnishes information of interest and importance to the American consumer without any pol...

The First SamarionSolution Installed in Lake Charles Alzheimer's Facility

...ales teams in place, and recently announced a strategic partnership with the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA). AFA and Samarion recently formed a strategic alliance to address the critical need for optimal dementia care. Through this partnership, AFA and Samarion will work together to establi...

President Obama Presented With Startling Book 'The Art of Conscious Parenting' by the American Foundation for Conscious Parenting

...f Conscious Parenting": Jeffrey L. Fine, Ph.D. & Dalit Fine, MS. In Stores: November 2009 ABOUT THE FOUNDATION The Foundation was formed in 2004, a 501(c)3 to provide the latest scientific evidence about birth, nurture and parental influence on the development of children, from pregnanc...

In Case You Missed It: The Washington Post's Ruth Marcus: A Bipartisan Plan on Health Care? Try Two

... About the Bipartisan Policy Center: In 2007, former U.S. Senate Majority Leaders Howard Baker, Tom Daschle, Bob Dole, and George Mitchell formed the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) to develop and promote solutions that can attract the public support and political momentum to achieve real progres...

F. Duwaine Townsen Joins SpectraScience Board of Directors

...ering Corporation guiding the company to profitability and its sale to Dillingham Corporation. Mr. Townsen was then promoted to President of the newly formed Ocean Operations Division of Dillingham in 1967. Mr. Townsen left Dillingham Corporation in 1969 to form Kay Laboratories, Inc., a medical devi...

Nitrous gases and zinc in the crosshairs

.... If inhaled, however, it can have toxic effects on the lungs, including a condition known as zinc fume fever. The element and its inorganic compounds formed the focus of the Commission's investigations, with new MAK values being defined for these substances. The results of the re-examination showed that th...

Food Illness Accountability Undermines Food Safety Overhaul: Food Safety Legislation Propped up by Antiquated Estimates Rather Than CDC Data

...rs are ignoring more than a decade's worth of CDC collected data as Rep. John Dingell's Food Safety bill HR 2749 moves to the House floor. The newly formed Association for Food Illness Accountability is asking why policy makers are relying on an unsubstantiated 1999 report when CDC's Foodborne Diseases ...

Court Slaps Former Officials of SEIU-UHW with Preliminary Injunction After Finding They 'Filched' and 'Sabotaged' Union Property in Effort to Create a New Union

...lion in members' dues money to a bogus non-profit organization for their own use, former SEIU-UHW President Sal Rosselli and other top union officials formed a new organization, the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW). "Upon leaving UHW, the individual defendants took and reproduced UHW prope...

Iowa Committee Produces Principles for National Efforts to Reform Health Care

...of, Concord Midwest Regional Director and member of the Iowa Committee for Value in Healthcare. The Iowa Committee for Value in Healthcare was formed earlier this year by The Concord Coalition in partnership with the University of Iowa College of Public Health and the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative. ...

Itanium Solutions Alliance Selects Sweden's Kiwok as the 2009 Innovation Awards Winner for Humanitarian Impact

...ty of hardware, operating system and application vendors dedicated to accelerating the adoption and ongoing development of Itanium(R)-based solutions. formed in September 2005, the Alliance comprises some of the most influential companies in the computing industry with a shared, strategic commitment to deli...

PharmAthene, Inc. Announces $19.3 Million Private Placement of Convertible Notes and Common Stock Warrants

...mation contained in this press release does not constitute an offer for the sale of any securities. About PharmAthene, Inc. PharmAthene was formed to meet the critical needs of the United States and its allies by developing and commercializing medical countermeasures against biological and chemic...

Midbrook Utilizes Copper in Medical Environments

...rms of hospital acquired infections such as MRSA and C diff. Copper can be used in many applications around a medical facility. It can be cut and formed similar to stainless steel, allowing construction of copper tables, carts, and cabinetry . Any place where stainless steel or plastic laminate materi...

Research Scientist Reports On Time-Tested Solution To Current Medical Crisis

... the medical department of the U.S. Army. He later majored in physics and published papers in metrology at the old National Bureau Standards. Later he formed several research companies around his patents in the field of energy conversion and the development of synthetic membranes with natural selective char...
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