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Ethicon Endo-Surgery Holds Metabolic Surgery Scientific Forum Featuring Research By Top Scientists

CINCINNATI, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon Endo-Surgery held a scientific symposium at the 26th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) where four leading researchers shared innovative thinking coupled with mounting data about how the bioch...

Leading Independent Analyst Firm States Silver Creek Systems Holds A Virtual Monopoly In Delivering Advanced Product Data Quality Capabilities

Report recognizes Silver Creek Systems' product data quality market leadership. Westminster, CO (PRWEB) July 27, 2009 -- Silver Creek Systems®, the pioneer and leader in automated Data Mastering, announced today that in a July 2009 report titled, It's Time to Revisi...

President Obama Holds Roundtable Discussion on Health Reform at Children's National Medical Center

Today President Obama held a roundtable discussion on healthcare reform with pediatric leaders from [Children's National Medical Center. Washington, D.C. (Vocus) July 20, 2009 -- Today President Obama held a roundtable discussion on healthcare reform with pediatric lea...

Scleroderma Foundation Holds Gateway to Hope 2009 National Patient Education Conference in St. Louis, Mo.

DANVERS, Mass., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scleroderma Foundation , the nation's leading non-profit supporter of scleroderma research, is holding the Gateway to Hope 2009 National Patient Education Conference July 17-19, 2009 in St. Louis, Missouri. Scleroderma, an autoimmune diseas...

Joint Committee on Judiciary Holds July 14 Hearing On Bill to Increase Criminal Penalties for Assaulting Nurses

CANTON, Mass., July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Massachusetts Nurses Association: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060525/NETH016LOGO ) WHAT: The Joint Committee on Judiciary has scheduled a hearin...

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Holds 15th Annual Connect Conference in Atlanta

Senator Johnny Isakson, American Football Coaches Association to Receive Awards MIDDLETOWN, Ohio, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patricia A. Furlong, Founding President and CEO of Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), the largest non-profit organization in the United...

Smart Balance Holds Annual Stockholders Meeting

BOULDER, Colo., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMBL ) today held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders in Boulder, Colorado. Smart Balance Chairman and CEO Stephen Hughes spoke to stockholders about the Company's progress and growth plans for the future. "Over t...

China Medicine Corporation Holds Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

GUANGZHOU, China, May 20 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Medicine Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CHME) (''China Medicine'' or ''the Company''), a developer and leading distributor of prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals, traditional Chinese medicines (''TCM''), nutritional and dietar...

Hear Indiana holds 6th Annual Talk Walk Run at Fort Harrison State Park to Celebrate Deaf Children Who Listen and Speak

Honored guests include State Rep. Brian Bosma as Master of Ceremonies, and Miss Indiana 2009 Megan Meadors INDIANAPOLIS, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Better Hearing and Speech Month , Hear Indiana will hold its 6th Annual Talk Walk Run presented by Peyton Manning Children's Hospital a...

Judge Holds Maryland Damages Cap Not Applicable to Malpractice Cases

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In a decision of broad impact to medical malpractice lawsuits across Maryland, a circuit judge in Rockville has refused to apply the state's "cap" on non-economic damages in a malpractice case. Judge John Debelius ruled that when the Maryland General ...

U study shows MRI-based method holds promise for predicting treatment outcomes in patients with AF

SALT LAKE CITY University of Utah researchers have found that delayed-enhancement magnetic resonance imaging (DE-MRI) holds promise for predicting treatment outcomes and measuring disease progression for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), a little known heart rhythm disorder that affects mor...

Acclaimed New England Photographer Donald Verger Holds 'Faces of Innocence' Charity Event for the Innocence Project

'Faces' Verger's Fourth Exhibit to Benefit the IP - Over $2,200 In Donations Raised to Date PORTLAND, Maine, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Donald Verger, award-winning photographer and philanthropist is taking his personal experience with eyewitness misidentification and using it to help raise awar...

IADR holds 87th General Session and Exhibition

From April 1-4, 2009, thousands of dental research scientists, students, and educators from around the world will convene in Miami, FL, USA, as the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) holds its 87th General Session & Exhibition at the Miami Beach Convention Center. This is also th...

Gene Therapy Holds Promise for HIV

But research is preliminary and more trials are needed, study says SUNDAY, Feb. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers are reporting promising results from the largest clinical trial of gene therapy for HIV patients. The findings, while encouraging, need to be replicated and more research ...

PJTV Holds Hearing on Stimulus Bill and Health Care Impacts

Think Tank Experts to Explore if Excessive Spending and Borrowing Could Impact Future Health Care Coverage WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pajamas TV ( www.PJTV.com ) announced today that it will hold an initial "hearing" beginning at noon Thursday on the stimulus packag...

WuXi AppTec Successfully Holds Its 2009 Supplier Conference in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, China, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- WuXi AppTec (NYSE: WX ), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device research and development outsourcing company with operations in China and the U.S., announced it had recently held a successful 2009 supplier conference in Shangh...

Sierra Tucson Achieves Hospital Accreditation, Now Holds Dual Accreditation by the Joint Commission

Accreditation acknowledges Sierra Tucson's staff for their hard work and dedication to the highest quality of care Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) January 26, 2009 -- Sierra Tucson, a premier treatment center dedicated to the prevention, education, and treatment of addictions and be...

NQF's Corrigan Tells Senate Committee That Investing in Health IT Holds Great Promise If It is Focused on Wringing Out Efficiencies and Coordinating Patient Care

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Quality Forum (NQF) President and CEO Janet Corrigan will testify before the Senate HELP Committee Thursday, January 15th to provide guidance on how HIT investments can achieve maximum benefit -- both for our economy and the quality of care o...

MARC Coalition Holds Initial Meeting With CMS; Announces New Members

Positive agency reception sets stage for productive partnership BALTIMORE, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition (MARC), a broad-based group to advocate for Medicare Secondary Payor reform, laid the groundwork for improving the Medicare Secondary Payor process follow...

ASH Holds a Special Symposium to Interest High School Students in Biomedical Research

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Hematology (ASH) will host its annual High School Student Symposium at the San Francisco Marriott on Thursday, December 4, 2008, beginning at 8:00 a.m. PST. The symposium, which encourages an interest in hematology, the biolo...

Roche Holds Sixth Annual Children's Walk in Nutley

- More than 800 Employees Volunteer to Support Children Affected by HIV/AIDS in New Jersey and Africa - NUTLEY, N.J., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, more than 800 local Roche employees are participating in the Sixth Annual Roche Children's Walk to raise funds to support children infec...

Announcing a Monumental Sharing of Laser Innovation: The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) Holds 29th Annual Conference in National Harbor, Md., April 1 - 5, 2009

Mark your calendars for the premier educational gathering of the world's leading laser experts hosted by the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. Wausau, WI (PRWEB) November 20, 2008 -- The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) Holds 29th A...

Vitamin Holds Promise for Alzheimer's Disease

Treatment cured memory problems in mice, researchers found WEDNESDAY, Nov. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers report that huge doses of an ordinary vitamin appeared to eliminate memory problems in mice with the rodent equivalent of Alzheimer's disease. At the moment, there's no way t...

MSPP Holds Seventh Annual 5K Lucero Memorial Run and Latino Mental Health Breakfast on Sunday, September 28, 2008

Hundreds to "finish" fallen marathon runner's race and raise funds for Latino Mental Health Training Program at Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology BOSTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sunday, September 28, for the seventh year in a row since he...

Massage Therapy Use Holds Steady, Despite Lagging Economy

Americans report more stress than last year, turning to massage for relief EVANSTON, Ill., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- As stress rates increase, more people are turning to massage therapy for relaxation, according to the 12th annual consumer survey conducted by the American Massage Therapy Associa...

Prisoner Reentry Facility Holds Dedication Ceremony

Facility Designed to Reduce Recidivism WEST CALDWELL, N.J., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Community Education Centers, Inc. in conjunction with the Alabama Department of Corrections and Department of Postsecondary Education held a dedication ceremony for the Alabama Therapeutic Educati...

The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Holds Annual Conference on April 1-5, 2009

The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS), the world's preeminent resource for laser research, safety, education and clinical knowledge, announces a monumental gathering of laser innovation and advances that is not to be missed! "LASER '09," the Society's 29th Annual S...

Mucous breakthrough in mice holds promise for cystic fibrosis

A London, Canada scientist studying cystic fibrosis (CF) has successfully corrected the defect which causes the overproduction of intestinal mucous in mice. This discovery by Dr. Richard Rozmahel, a scientist with the Lawson Health Research Institute, affiliated with The University of Western Onta...

Drug Holds Promise Against AIDS

Medication helps those with HIV who become treatment-resistant, study shows THURSDAY, July 24 (HealthDay News) -- New research offers more evidence that a new AIDS drug brings significant benefits to patients who have failed other treatments. The drug, known as raltegravir (Isentres...

Biological marker for Alzheimer's holds promise for earlier diagnosis and treatment

Researchers at Robarts Research Institute at The University of Western Ontario in London, Canada have found clear evidence that increases in the size of the brain ventricles are directly associated with cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease. Ventricles are fluid-filled cavities in the br...

150 Years Later 'House Divided' Speech Still Holds Strong Message

Issues for Many Have Changed to Health Care & Economic Security - Need for Lawmakers to Come Together for Solutions Remains SPRINGFIELD, Ill., June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 150 years ago this week, Abraham Lincoln delivered his "House Divided" speech at the Illinois State Capitol in Spr...

Renhuang Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Holds Trade Show for Tianma Pills; Signs Letters of Intent

HARBIN, China, June 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Renhuang Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Pink Sheets: RHGP) ("Renhuang" or "the Company"), a leading pharmaceutical company in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced the successful completion of its Tianma pills trade show in Harbi...

SleepQuest Holds Open House

Event designed to introduce local physicians to new facility SAN CARLOS, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 30, SleepQuest opened the doors of its newest facility in San Carlos, welcoming doctors located within a 20 mile radius to their open house. SleepQuest's entire staff was on h...

New Surgical Technology Holds Promise of Painless, Scarless Procedures

Endoscope inserted through natural body openings avoids incisions, shortens recoveries SUNDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- A new surgical technology may lead to painless and scar-free surgery with recovery times even shorter than those offered by laparoscopic surgery, U.S. studies sugg...

CoorsTek Holds Grand Opening for Newest Facility in South Korea

All-new custom factory expected to enhance service levels and expand presence in Asia-Pacific region GUMI CITY, South Korea, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, CoorsTek held a grand opening ceremony at their newest technical ceramics manufacturing facility in South Korea. Signi...

Friday's Kids Respite Holds Fundraising Event to Help Children with Special Needs

First Annual 100% Virtual eBay Auction OREM, Utah, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Friday's Kids Respite (http://www.fridayskids.org ), a local nonprofit organization, will be holding its first annual Lifting Angels Auction the week leading up to Mother's Day. With more than 175 diverse...

Wyeth Holds Annual Meeting of Stockholders

- Stockholders Ratify Board Members, Elect New Member to Board, Reject Stockholder Proposals - - Board Declares Common and Preferred Stock Dividends - MADISON, N.J., April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At today's Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE...

Otter Tail Corporation Holds 2008 Annual Meeting: Shareholders Elect Directors; Board Declares Quarterly Dividend

FERGUS FALLS, Minn., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Otter Tail Corporation (Nasdaq: OTTR ) hosted 370 shareholders and guests at its annual meeting of common shareholders on Monday, April 14 in Fergus Falls, Minn. Represented by proxy or present in person at the meeting were 84% of the co...

American Association for Dental Research holds 37th annual meeting

From April 2-5, 2008, thousands of dental research scientists, students, and educators from across the country will convene in Dallas, Texas, as the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) holds its 37th Annual Meeting & Exhibition at the Hilton Anatole Hotel. This press kit contains: ...

Fruit fly phlebotomy holds neuroscience promise

Drawing blood from a fruit fly may only be slightly easier than getting it from a proverbial stone or turnip, but success could provide substantial benefits for neuroscientists. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago managed the feat and say their method could expedite understandi...
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