Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Missouri Harnesses Social Media to Interact with Members
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Not just for teens anymore--social networking and media tools such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are being used by adults to interact
with their friends, families and to gain information. Now, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield members can add these to...
Do medical schools affect the way future doctors interact with drug companies?
INDIANAPOLIS Although more and more drug advertisements are appearing on television, the bulk of the approximately $21 billion dollars that pharmaceutical companies spend annually to market their products is targeted to physicians, doctors in training (residents) and medical students.
Anti-inflammatory Drugs Interact With Hormone Replacement Therapy
Any cardio protective effect of hormone replacement therapy may be inhibited if women are taking a particular type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory pain killer, report researchers led by Garret FitzGerald from University of Pennsylvania.
The researchers examined the medical records of 1,...
Youngsters, now have a good reason to interact online
Parents, do you find your children spending precious time online, which you fear would hamper social interaction? Just put aside your fears // for a while and read this. A Northwestern University researcher feels otherwise, after she spent valuable 7 years, observing an online club of 3000 youngste...
Finland and India to interact and cooperate in the filed of telemedicine and biotechnology
Meria heikela, Leader of Finpro’s global industry team said that Telemedicine and biotechnology are the two important potential areas of cooperation between Finland and India.// Ms. Heikela talked to a gathering of Industry representatives at an interaction organized by the Confederation of Indian ...
Fruits and vegetables found to interact with drugs in a dangerous way
Eating fruits and vegetables can pave way for a long and healthy life has been known for years. Recent research has pointed out that fruits and vegetables can cause dangerous interactions when taken along with medicines. Foods can // increase or decrease the activity and toxicity of orally administ...
Former Microsoft Healthcare Executive Joins iMedExchange
...shed itself as the leading community for physicians addressing both their professional needs and personal passions. Every day, thousands of physicians interact
with each other sharing insights on everything from medical procedures to their personal passions.
In this new role, Mr. Chase will seek out o...
CSC to Help Georgia Hospital Association Members Achieve 'Meaningful Use' of Electronic Health Records
... our nation's hospitals need to make substantial changes to their clinical processes, health information systems and the way physicians and caregivers interact
with technology to reap the full benefit," said Deward Watts, president of CSC's Healthcare Group. "GHA is providing its members with a much-needed se...
Celiac Disease Provides Clues To Solving Autoimmunity
The crux of the process involves a leaky gut where partially digested food proteins (the environmental factor) pass or leak through the gut to interact
with genetically-sensitive elements of the immune system setting off a cascade of immune reactions.
Fasano has identified a specific protein, z...
Innovator's Studio launches new forum for Chief Strategy Officers October 26-27, 2009
...nd Pioneer new care delivery models Create new products and ventures Examine creative employer and other strategic growth opportunities interact
with and learn from some of the country's top in and out-of-industry chief strategists "More than a think tank and much different than a conf...
DURECT Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial
...gram were licensed to Alpharma, which was acquired by King
Pharmaceuticals in December 2008. During the second quarter, we
continued to interact
with the King team on details associated with
next steps in the clinical program, which King expects to initiate
New Analysis: Women of Low Socio-Economic Status Face Unique Challenges Related to Smoking, Smoking Ban Policies
... policies affect men and women differently. We do have growing evidence to suggest that there are differences based on both sex and gender, which then interact
with economic and cultural factors. Smoke-free policies are a good example. They affect women, especially disadvantaged and low-SES women at all level...
Robotics insights through flies' eyes
... from what they see, and react appropriately to the current situation. Their long-range aim is to enable the creation of intelligent machines that can interact
with people directly, effectively, and safely. Even in factories, the safety barriers between humans and robots should fall. To that end, simple, fast...
Pitt receives $13.4 million NIH grant to create virtual models for epidemics
... University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, uses census and other data sets to build simulations of individuals as they move about and interact
with one another through schools, workplaces, households and communities. By modeling their contacts, the Pitt team is working to determine the likeli...
Language Line Services Honored by Nebraska Association for Translators & Interpreters (NATI)
...e with Title VI), commented, "It is clear that our society is more multicultural and multilingual than ever before. This means that organizations that interact
with limited English speakers must increasingly practice risk management assessment, and ongoing personnel cultural awareness training and education."...
Allscripts User Conference Draws 2,700, Sets Attendance Record
...; general sessions in which Allscripts executives will outline product strategy and vision; and the Expo Hall, where attendees will have the chance to interact
with more than 50 Allscripts business partners and expert Allscripts employees for a demonstration of the latest innovative products and services Alls...
Smart for Life(TM) and THINADVENTURE(TM) Sponsor Brandon Flowers Youth Sports Camp
...ter themselves physically, mentally and nutritionally.
"Being a part of such a spectacular event was really incredible! Watching these athletes interact
with the kids and knowing the positive influence they are bringing to these young adults is very moving," comments Sasson Moulavi, M.D. ("Dr. Sass")...
URAC Brings Together Leaders in Health Care Management
...re for consumers. Health care professionals interested in issues relating to quality across the health management spectrum will have an opportunity to interact
with thought leaders and experts in health care, as well as friends and colleagues, through numerous break-out sessions and networking events.
Union of American Physicians and Dentists: Court Appointee El-Sabaawi Practicing Medicine Without a License?
...s, particularly among the most severe cases. El-Sabaawi's imposition of "treatment malls," in which hospitalized patients with severe mental illness interact
with doctors, non-medical staff, and each other in large groups, has been sharply criticized by psychiatrists, who believe the patients need focused, ...
Carefx Implements Fusionfx at Fletcher Allen Health Care to Improve Anywhere/Anytime Access to Crucial Patient Information
...x's clinical workflow solution, to access relevant patient information from multiple information systems.
Fusionfx streamlines how clinicians interact
with patient data, reducing clinical errors and increasing individual productivity. By closing the gaps that occur between different providers, venues...
10 Million Workers Gain New Health and Behavior Change Tool - eMindful Courses Offered to Client of Leading Online Health Change Provider
...eMindful's online courses offer cost-effective and convenient access to our internationally acclaimed team of experts with whom you may see, hear, and interact
via the virtual classroom in the comfort of your home, at the office, or anywhere you can have a broadband Internet connection.
### Read the full...
IEA and DMEC Announce New Certified Professional in Disability Management Curriculum
...line and online self-study educational services for the insurance and disability management industry. Founded in 1876, IEA's more than 200 instructors interact
with over 8,000 students a year. IEA's broad range of products and services helps students build business, technical, managerial and sales skills. Fo...
Centocor Ortho Biotech Statement on the FDA ODAC Opinion Regarding DOXIL(R) for Treatment of Advanced Breast Cancer
... has occurred with DOXIL administration after radiotherapy
DOXIL may interact
with drugs known to interact
with the conventional formulation of doxorubicin HCl
In patients wit...
MedicAlert Foundation and Autism Society Launch New Program to Safeguard Individuals and Families Living With Autism
...is a complex neurodevelopmental disability that typically appears during the first two years of life and affects a person's ability to communicate and interact
with others. Autism is defined by a certain set of behaviors and is a "spectrum disorder" that affects individuals differently and to varying degrees....
Leading Senior Care Destination TheCaringSpace.com Launches ElderCare Library and Care Community
...." In addition to the ElderCare Library , TheCaringSpace has also launched the Care Community , a place where caregivers and careseekers can interact
with each other and have their questions answered by industry professionals. The Care Community includes an expert's blog, monthly polls, an "ask ...
Cats Purrfect at Getting Needs Met, Study Shows
...o in the presence of a long-time human companion. "It's a behavior cats develop with particular owners," McComb said. So, she had a variety of people interact
with their cats and record the morning "solicitation call," as well as other purrs. McComb's team then had strangers listen to, and rate, all those re...
B-Line Medical(R) and Surgical Science Sign Data Integration Agreement for LapSim(R) Simulator
...tegration utilizes B-Line Medical's unique SimMerge(TM) technology. SimMerge is B-Line Medical's simulator integration engine, enabling SimCapture to interact
with and import data from devices that publish their own data or communicate directly with SimMerge to collaborate on the recording session in real ti...
LoJack SafetyNet and Project Lifesaver Help Rescue Clients Afflicted With Alzheimer's/Dementia Who Wandered
...er Program trains agencies on how to search for individuals who become lost by utilizing search and rescue techniques and equipment, as well as how to interact
with individuals once they are found and returned to their loved ones. Funded completely by private and corporate donations and grants, Project Lifes...
Researchers identify potential patient safety risks among methadone maintenance treatment patients
...nd assistant professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. "Most of these patients are taking prescribed medications that potentially interact
with methadone. This study demonstrates opportunities to improve communication, care coordination, and patient safety among patients receiving medical...
DOE funds Clemson University clean energy research
...almetto high performance computer system and Internet 2 connectivity at Clemson will greatly enhance our abilities to model these reaction systems and interact
with the other center investigators."
The Center for Atomic-Level Catalyst Design, located at Louisiana State University, is a collaborative effort...
New study pinpoints difference in the way children with autism learn new behaviors
...so provide real insight into why these children have difficulty learning to interact
with the world around them," said Dr. Reza Shadmehr, senior study author an...nal visual cues to guide behavior, they may have difficulty learning how to interact
with other people and interpret the nature of other people's actions."
Rare sheep could be key to better diagnostic tests in developing world, says Stanford study
...nd also provides clues as to the microbes' identities: Microbiologists can rule out or identify certain strains of bacteria based on how the organisms interact
with the blood cells in culture.
In the developed world, microbiologists use sheep or horse blood. But in many parts of the developing world, horse...
CyberGlove Systems Hosts Worldwide Contest for New Motion Capture Technology Applications
...tailed finger, hand, and arm movement in virtual reality, allowing users to interact
with digital objects in virtual reality .
CyberGlove Systems technolog...tailed finger, hand, and arm movement in virtual reality, allowing users to interact
with digital objects in virtual reality.
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Working Moms Find Freedom to Use Breast Pumps Where They Want, When They Want
...ill become a thing of the past. Instead, a mom could choose to pump while working in a wide variety of environments, or relax and read a book, or even interact
with others face to face.
"My husband and I founded Dao Health on the belief that practical and productive technologies have the ability to b...
Roche Diabetes Care Announces Unique Coaching Program for Diabetes Educators as Part of Long-Term Commitment to Fight the Disease
Recent participants in the program say they value not only the foundation of adult learning styles and coaching skills, but also the ability to interact
with one another while learning how to effectively integrate ACCU-CHEK products and tools. When educators return to their practices they are better p...
Real-Time Control of Wheelchairs with Brain Waves
...hnological developments in the area of brain machine interface (BMI) have received much attention. Such systems allow elderly or handicapped people to interact
with the world through signals from their brains, without having to give voice commands.
BTCC's new system fuses RIKEN's blind signal separation (...
Jackson International Launches New Website in Collaboration with Medicaview International
...as instrumental in helping us launch this site in record time. Now our patients and international affiliates have quick access to our services and can interact
with us in a far more efficient way," said Nancy Valenzuela, Vice President of Business Development and Marketing for Jackson International. &quo...
UAB researchers draft 3-D protein map to aid stroke, cancer research
...-1 has a lot of little nooks and crevices where other molecules can sit and interact
with the channel," said Yawar Qadri, a graduate student in the UAB Departme...rs. UAB researchers wanted to simplify the search for non-venom agents that interact
with ASIC-1 for positive results.
Qadri and his UAB colleagues generate...
World-renowned nanotechnology expert proves there is big potential in the smallest of matter
Commercialized in the form of the NscriptorTM, it has become a novel research tool, allowing scientists to better understand how cells interact
with surfaces and function, the chemical and physical consequences of miniaturization, and how structures including individual viruses behave at the...
150 Children, Celebrities With Type 1 Diabetes Converge on Capitol Hill for JDRF's Children's Congress 2009
...ith their respective Members of Congress to educate for a cure.
A Town Hall panel, "Role Models in Diabetes," on Tuesday will enable delegates to interact
with athletes, musicians and doctors who also live with type 1 diabetes - and share their experiences on how they're managing the disease and fulfilli...