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Diet, Purity of Food Source Could be Keys to Improving Health of Hong Kong Toddlers

HONG KONG, June 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- During a press conference announcing the results of a recent study on toddler health in Hong Kong, Ms. Ingrid Kan, Accredited Dietician of St. Teresa's Hospital, said an imbalanced diet could cause a raft of health issues among toddlers, including nutriti...

Pandemic warning system keys on 'human factors'

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Researchers are proposing a new system that would warn of an impending pandemic before the first case of disease emerged in a given population by detecting subtle signals in human behavior. "The goal is a public information and awareness system for pandemic with the same...

Vendormate Gives Vendors the Keys to Healthcare Market

ATLANTA, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Vendormate announces Vendormate Open Access(sm) and Vendormate Credential Central(sm), the first vendor-side solutions to manage the rising credential and compliance requirements from healthcare providers. Vendormate Open Access gives small and large healthc...

Ailment Linked to Pigs May Reveal Keys to Other Disorders

Scientists hope to learn how autoimmune diseases are triggered TUESDAY, Feb. 24 (HealthDay News) -- A never-before-seen nerve disorder triggered by exposure to pig brains might help researchers learn about other autoimmune diseases and what triggers them. More than a year ago, work...

Work with fungus uncovering keys to DNA methylation

Researchers in a University of Oregon lab have shed more light on the mechanism that regulates DNA methylation, a fundamental biological process in which a methyl group is attached to DNA, the genetic material in cells of living organisms. DNA methylation is essential for normal growth and dev...

Keep A Child Alive and Alicia Keys Raise $40,000 Through Mobile Donations During U.S. Concert Tour

During Alicia Keys' As I Am Concert Tour fans donated to Keep A Child Alive by Texting 'ALIVE' to '90999' NEW YORK, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Eleven-time Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys launched one of the first text message donation campaigns in the U.S. to benefit Keep A Child...

Discovery Health's Fifth Annual National Body Challenge Takes a Stand Against Obesity by Offering the Keys to Adopting a Healthy, Active Lifestyle

-- Discovery Health Partners with Kashi, America's Milk Processors and Bally Total Fitness to Shape Up America on Television, Online and in the Community at No Cost to the Participant -- SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Health's fifth annual NATIONAL BODY ...

Vision problems prompt older drivers to put down the keys

Rockville, MD With 30 million drivers in the US aged 65 and over, we count on older Americans to recognize when they can no longer drive safely and decide that it's time to stay off the road. A new study finds that a decrease in vision function is a key factor in bringing about this decision. ...

Courage Center Presents 2009 National Courage Award to Jordan Thomas

...oundation and its mission to help kids in need of prosthetic devices." Four years ago, at the age of 16, Thomas was scuba diving in the Florida keys with his family when the boat's propeller struck him. He lost both of his legs from the calf down. After a period of therapy and rehabilitation, he ...

HealthYes! Provides Free Preventive Screening in Support of Round Rock Express

... proprietary back-end technologies that can identify many of the most prominent life-threatening diseases. "Education and early detection are keys to ensuring long-term good health. That's why we're thrilled to have had the opportunity to offer our preventive screening services to the Round Rock ...

National Courage Award Winner Jordan Thomas to Participate in PGA Adapted Youth Golf Clinic

... Dole, Stephen Hawking and Christopher Reeve. ABOUT JORDAN THOMAS: In August 2005, at age 16, Jordan Thomas was scuba diving in the Florida keys when a boat propeller struck him. He lost both of his legs from the calf down. After a period of therapy and rehabilitation, he returned to high sch...

Unlocking the key to human fertility

...icance for the development of the embryo". The findings also help explain why inter-species breeding is so rarely successful. Where the locks and keys of two species do not match, however similar their DNA is, no viable offspring can be born. Occasionally, for example, with horses and donkeys, offspr...

NFL Cardinals' Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald Promotes Vision Therapy

... one of those visual skills," says Fitzgerald. During the many pre- and post-Super Bowl press interviews, Fitzgerald explained that one of the keys to his success was having vision therapy as a child. He had a vision problem that was making it difficult to pay attention in school and his grand...

Unified360 Makes Positive Impact to Baylor Surgical Center Operations.

...was able to save them $40,000 annually and deliver a sophisticated communications platform from Cisco Systems." Mr. Barker further states, "One of the keys to our rapid growth is our understanding of the customers needs, not just from a solutions perspective, but from a total cost of ownership as well". ...

New Study Identifies Strategies to Retain Experienced Nurses as Nursing Shortage Looms & Nation's Health Care Needs Grow

... Improving Morale, Utilizing Innovative Staffing Approaches among keys to Success PRINCETON, N.J., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Experienced nurses provide quick and accurate assessments of patient health an...

Zix Corporation Reports Another Record-High Revenue Quarter as Company Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... over the next several quarters. As a recognized leader in the Email Encryption industry, with a superior SaaS architecture, management of encryption keys 'in the cloud' and a growing stable of industry-leading OEM partners, we are optimistic that we should see continued growth in this business. While w...

HPV, Other Risk Factors Tied to Oral Cancer: New Web Site Offers Awareness, Early Detection Information

...ay dies from oral cancer," says Arma Shahidi-Fitzgerald, FOCF founder and president. Fitzgerald explains that awareness, research and funding are the keys to increasing survival rates. Fitzgerald, who was crowned Mrs. International 2009 earlier this month, was inspired to launch the foundation ...

Does Your Child Need Vision Therapy?

...dinals 2008 NFC West Champions' wide-receiver. During the many pre and post Superbowl press interviews, Fitzgerald, explained that one of the keys to his success was having vision therapy as a child. He had a vision problem that was making it difficult to pay attention in school and his grandfat...

Caring for Elderly Parents Is Tougher During Hard Times

...best solution. But it's a huge undertaking and opens a new realm of challenges. 8. Taking away the keys. For the elderly, giving up the car keys represents the end of life as they know it. Caregivers struggle with how to address this sensitive issue. 9. Getting support from family. O...

Full Transcript of Pelosi Press Conference on Health Care Reform

...t he has. He is with us today from Fort Washington, as I said, and he represents the affordable health care challenges. One of the keys to our policy is affordability of quality health care for all Americans. Affordability. So many of our seniors face this issue, specifically...

Larry Fitzgerald Offers Advice for Parents With Struggling Readers

...one of those visual skills," says Fitzgerald. During the many pre- and post-Superbowl press interviews, Fitzgerald, explained that one of the keys to his success was having vision therapy as a child. He had a vision problem that was making it difficult to pay attention in school and his grandfath...

Six Scientists Receive Awards for Contributions to Alzheimer's Disease Research

.... Lee's research focus includes determining the genesis and roles of various normal and abnormal brain proteins (amyloid, tau, etc.) thought to be the keys to the cause and progression of numerous brain diseases, including Alzheimer's. The 2009 Bengt Winblad Lifetime Achievement Award was awar...

6 scientists receive awards for contributions to Alzheimer's disease research

.... Lee's research focus includes determining the genesis and roles of various normal and abnormal brain proteins (amyloid, tau, etc.) thought to be the keys to the cause and progression of numerous brain diseases, including Alzheimer's. The 2009 Bengt Winblad Lifetime Achievement Award was awarded to Ma...

Cord Blood America Leases Las Vegas Building for Its Own Stem Cell Laboratory

...h Nevada's desire to diversify its business climate, incentives and lower costs of doing business, along with a much friendlier tax structure, are all keys in our decision focused on success and long term cost reduction for CBAI." "The lab will also allow Cord Blood America to seek research grants fo...

LoJack SafetyNet and Project Lifesaver Help Rescue Clients Afflicted With Alzheimer's/Dementia Who Wandered

...o his home uninjured. 78-Year-Old Man Drives Off in Family Car; Found in 22 Minutes In Alabama, a 78-year-old man with Alzheimer's obtained keys to the family car and drove away before family members could stop him. Family members notified the Cleburne County Sheriff's Department, who used the...

Veterans From Iraq, Afghanistan & Other Conflicts Partner With Service Dogs in America's VetDogs Graduation Ceremony

..., the first service dog from VetDogs. Stryker assists Ramos in getting up and down stairs and into bed, and fetch anything he might drop, such as his keys or wallet. Ramos says Stryker has been "my ticket back to the real world." Contact: Jeff Bressler 631-930-9051 (office)/ 516-840-7011...

August is National Children's Vision and Learning Month

...Cardinals 2008 NFC West Champions' wide-receiver. During the many pre- and post-Superbowl press interviews, Fitzgerald, explained that one of the keys to his success was having vision therapy as a child. He had a vision problem that was making it difficult to pay attention in school and his grandfat...

Close Monitoring May Help Troubled Teen Girls Avoid Pregnancy

...osing points for negative behaviors, such as not completing homework, according to the non-profit Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy. One of the keys of MTFC is limiting contact with other troubled teens. In contrast, children in group homes are housed with delinquent youths. After two years, 26 ...

Life Spine Announces Appointment of Todd Fanning as Vice President of Sales

...fe Spine are what really attracted me. The pipeline of new products is solid, and the company has a good amount of intellectual property. One of the keys to attracting and motivating a strong sales force is to continuously develop and launch new and exciting products, and Life Spine is well positioned t...

Focused Health Solutions Helps Make Preventative Health Screenings Simple and More Affordable

...nies and their employees manage their health and health-care costs DEERFIELD, Ill., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Knowledge and prevention are among the keys to every person's good health. While you may look or feel healthy, you may not know about potential changes in your body that could lead to illness. ...

MDdatacor Launches First-Ever Technology Designed to Facilitate the Patient-Centered Medical Home; Technology Solution, MDinsight, Encourages Higher Quality Patient Care and Enhances Physician Payment

...urely connect and exchange health information in order to enhance the quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness of patient healthcare," said Roche. "The keys to improved patient outcomes are clinician access to comprehensive, actionable clinical data, and sharing that data across healthcare provider setting...

Ryder System, Inc. Joins the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program

... and the remaining $150,000 will be directed to the Greater Miami & the keys chapter. "In these difficult economic times when the need is so grea... financial support to national headquarters and the Greater Miami & the keys chapter, as well as supplying in-kind donations of trucks, sponsoring local...

Sally Field, Phil and Jan Fenty, and Michelle King Robson to Be Honored at Benefit for Osteoporosis and Bone Health Awareness

... Barrett-Connor have been instrumental in advancing our understanding of this disease." "Osteoporosis prevention, diagnosis and treatment are the keys to tackling this disease," said Leo Schargorodski, executive director of NOF. "It is fitting that we spend a day to recognize both osteoporosis resear...

More Than 1,500 Service Dogs Receive Free Sight Saving Eye Exams

...quot;In these exams, we hope to identify any health issues in their early stages," says Dr. Peiffer. "Early detection and treatment are the keys to fast recovery." At Katonah Bedford Veterinary Center , in Bedford Hills, NY, Pele, a young Labrador retriever was examined by board certi...

Volcano Announces OCT Activities at EuroPCR 2009

...are orders of magnitude smaller and more robust than any high performance medical imaging laser commercially available today. Smaller than individual keys on a laptop keyboard, the ultra-miniaturized Axsun lasers provide remarkable performance and reliability in a package nearly impervious to shock and v...

Top 10 Pet Travel Tips for Memorial Day

... PurinaCare offers pet owners the keys to stress-free travel with your pet SAN ANTONIO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Every Memorial Day thousands of families hit the road for a getaway. For...

Derma Sciences Reports First Quarter 2009 Results

...s. In times like these, cash is king, and valuable products like MEDIHONEY, BIOGUARD(TM), ALGICELL(TM) Ag, XTRASORB(TM), and MOBILITY1(TM) can be the keys to better margins. Although we will not see a full quarter's impact until the third quarter, the Company will see a boost in sales from our new chara...

IRIDEX Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

.... Boutacoff, President and CEO. "This is the first quarter that we have been profitable on an operating income level since the fourth quarter of 2005. keys to achieving profitability during the quarter were improvement in our gross margins to 47% of revenues and managing our operating expenses exceptional...

Zix Corporation Reports Highest Revenue Quarter as Company Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...ctory of email addresses in the industry, with our management of encryption keys 'in the cloud,' indicate our Email Encryption business remains well-positio...ctory of email addresses in the industry, with our management of encryption keys 'in the cloud,' indicate our Email Encryption business remains well-positio...

Beth Joy-Dougherty Joins CONNEXION Healthcare as Director, New Business Development

...to help improve patient care. CXHC is committed to the knowledge that innovative solutions, quality execution, business integrity, and results are the keys to forging strong and enduring business relationships. This philosophy guides the company's 3 main operating units: Clinical CONNEXION (CCX), a full-s...
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