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Summer heat increases risk of amniotic fluid level deficiency, Ben-Gurion University study reveals

BEER-SHEVA, ISRAEL -- July 30, 2009 Pregnant women have a higher incidence of insufficient amniotic fluid levels (oligohydramnios) in the summer months due to dehydration, according to a study conducted by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU). The retrospective population-b...

Protein level may serve as predictor of severe osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA), the most common joint disorder throughout the world and a leading cause of disability, is characterized by pain, impaired joint mobility, reduction of muscular strength and loss of joint function. Unlike most other common diseases, little is known about its origins, and factor...

Physicians' Level of Concern for H1N1 Swine Flu Steadily Increases

FLEMINGTON, N.J., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national study conducted among 670 physicians which measured perceptions regarding the H1N1 swine flu revealed that doctors' level of concern has steadily increased over the past month. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/p...

High Calcium Level in Arteries May Signal Serious Heart Attack Risk

Researchers may be able to predict future severe cardiac events in patients with known, stable coronary artery disease (CAD) using coronary calcium scoring, according to a study published in the online edition of Radiology . Oak Brook, Ill. (Vocus) July 28, 2009 -- Re...

High calcium level in arteries may signal serious heart attack risk

OAK BROOK, Ill. Researchers may be able to predict future severe cardiac events in patients with known, stable coronary artery disease (CAD) using coronary calcium scoring, according to a study published in the online edition of Radiology . "The amount of calcium in the coronary vessels, as ...

Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota Receive Level III Trauma Designation

MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Department of Health recently designated Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota's two hospital locations as Level III Trauma Hospitals. Children's of Minnesota has the sixth busiest pediatric emergency de...

Physicians' Level of Concern for H1N1 Swine Flu Pandemic Highest Since April

FLEMINGTON, N.J., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national study among 675 physicians revealed that nearly half of physicians (48%) reported that the H1N1 Swine Flu poses some level of risk for a worldwide catastrophic pandemic, the highest percentage since an April study. (...

More than One-Third of Docs Say Risk Level Rising for Potential H1N1 Flu Pandemic

Physicians report highest risk level for H1N1 pandemic since April study FLEMINGTON, N.J., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national study among 696 physicians revealed that more than one-third of physicians (37%) reported that there was "somewhat of a risk" that the H1N1 swine flu could result ...

Perrier Clarifies the NITRITE Level in Consumer Council Findings

HONG KONG, June 23 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Wan (Corporate Services) Ltd., the sole agent of Perrier in Hong Kong is making the following further statement to clarify the NITRITE level of Perrier. Perrier Clarifies the NITRITE Level in Consumer Council Findings We strongly beli...

Perceptive Informatics Launches the Next Level of Integration in its Industry-Leading eClinical Suite

BOSTON, June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bringing the next level of technology integration to clinical development, Perceptive Informatics, a leading eClinical solutions provider and subsidiary of PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL ), today announced that it has launched its indust...

St. David's Round Rock Medical Center to Seek Level II Trauma Designation

Hospital to Be First Trauma Center in Williamson County ROUND ROCK, Texas, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- St. David's Round Rock Medical Center today announced that the hospital will seek Level II Trauma Designation, making it the only trauma center in Williamson County. "St. David's R...

As World Health Organization Raises Influenza A (H1N1) Pandemic Alert to Level Six, Hygiene Council Recommends Simple Steps to Help Protect Families from Illness

PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization has increased the pandemic alert to level six for influenza A (H1N1), also known as swine flu, the first time it has been raised to this level in 41 years. Families should take active steps to protect themselves, but need not...

Growth in Drug Sales of the Top 10 Pharmaceutical Companies Slowed to its Lowest Level in Years in 2008

Pharma's Premier Quantitative Company and Drug Evaluation Tool Designed Specifically for Business Development Available Now with a New User-Friendly Interface Productview Plus from Decision Resources Includes Data for Over 1000 Drugs Across 147 Product Classes WALTHAM, Mass., May 12 /PRN...

Questions Grow as World Health Organization Raises Pandemic Alert for Swine Flu to Level Five

CDC Emphasizes Simple, Low-Cost, Tips to Help Families Stay Healthy PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- As the World Health Organization increases the pandemic alert to level five for swine flu (influenza A virus H1N1), many parents are concerned and want information and tools to help...

iDrug Technology Hopes to Promote Economic Stimulus at the Subconscious Level of Every Citizen

Technology of the Future or Future of Our Society? TACOMA, Wash., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- What if you were able to reprogram a person's mind? People looking to improve their lives can now prime their brains for success with the iDrug ( http://www.theidrug.com ) audio collection. The iDrug em...

Heightened level of amygdala activity may cause social deficits in autism

Something strange is going on in the amygdala an almond-shaped structure deep in the human brain among people with autism. Researchers at the University of Washington have discovered an increased pattern of brain activity in the amygdalas of adults with autism that may be linked to the socia...

Amyloid Beta Level in Serum Predicts Risk for Vascular Disease in First-Degree Relatives of Alzheimer's Patients

People with a family history of Alzheimer’s disease, who have high levels of amyloid beta (A) in the serum, are at increased risk for vascular disease. Manhasset, NY (Vocus) February 6, 2009 -- People with a family history of Alzheimer’s disease, who have hi...

MSU study finds high level of medical mistrust among minority women impacts quality of health care

EAST LANSING, Mich. --- Nearly 70 percent of minority women agree that health-care organizations sometimes deceive or mislead patients, one of the key findings of a Michigan State University study that researchers say can prevent women from getting breast cancer screenings. The study of 341 Ara...

Health Level Seven and The Health Story Project Announce Publication of Diagnostic Imaging Report Guide at Annual RSNA Meeting : HL7 Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) Implementation Guide Enhances Radiology Reporting

The latest development in the standardization of information flow between radiologists and electronic health record systems was announced today at the 94th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North American (RSNA) by Health Level Seven (HL7) and The Health Story ...

GEMS Introduces Ultrasonic Continuous Liquid Level Sensor with Multipoint Switch Capability

Gems® Sensors & Controls™ (Gems), a global leader in liquid level, pressure, and flow sensors, miniature solenoid valves, and fluidic systems has launched the UCL-510 Ultrasonic Level Sensor. Plainville, CT (Vocus) November 12, 2008 -- Gems® Sensors &...

After Decades, Decreases in Heart Risk Factors Level Off

Researchers point to obesity epidemic in explaining the troubling trend TUESDAY, Nov. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Three decades of a pronounced reduction in risk factors for heart disease is slowing considerably. In fact, Mayo Clinic researchers report that the trend has flattened, start...

Anderson Recruiting Consultants, Inc. Grows 300% Over Summer, Announces Launch of Rebranded Website Focusing on Recruiters with 'Rockstar' Level Talent

Anderson Recruiting Consultants has launched their rebranded corporate website, which focuses on providing "Rockstar" Level Recruiting Talent. Despite the troubled economy and employment situation in the United States, ARC has grown 300% over the Summer, and has invested in infrastructu...

Non-Surgical Clubfoot Treatments Bring High Level of Success

Two common correction techniques yield positive results ROSEMONT, Ill., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two non-surgical treatments most commonly used to correct the condition known as clubfoot have similarly high levels of success, according to a new study published in the November 2008 i...

Carmex Takes Moisture to the Next Level With New Carmex Moisture Plus(TM)

Ultra-Hydrating Lip Balm with a Slant-Tipped Applicator Now Available Exclusively at Walgreens and Walgreens.com MILWAUKEE, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Carma Laboratories, Inc., the makers of Carmex(R) lip balm products, today announced the arrival of new Carmex Moisture Plus(TM) ul...

Social Network For Affordable Health Care Supporters Stimulates A New Level of Interactivity and Dialogue

Free to join, AffordableHealthInsurance.NET is a unique online community for people who support affordable health insurance options for American families and businesses. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 10, 2008 -- While politicians dispense their health care ideas at par...

Social Network for Affordable Health Care Supporters Stimulates a New Level of Interactivity and Dialogue

Free to join, AffordableHealthInsurance.NET is a unique online community for people who support affordable health insurance options for American families and businesses. COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- While politicians dispense their health care ideas at party...

PA Fluoride NOW Debuts Interactive Map for Residents to Learn if Their Water Has the Best Fluoride Level to Protect Teeth

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PA Fluoride NOW, a coalition of approximately 250 individuals, organizations, and community foundations dedicated to improving oral health in Pennsylvania, has added an interactive map to its website. The website will let residents find out i...

Perceived level of intimacy within a relationship predicts relational uncertainty

University Park, PA August 13, 2008 Relational Uncertainty refers to people's lack of confidence in their perceptions of relationship involvement. A new study in the journal Personal Relationships evaluated associations between intimacy and relational uncertainty and found that fluctuations in p...

Phoenix Health Systems Awarded Level 2 Carnegie Mellon University eSCM-SP Certification

DALLAS, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Health Systems, Inc. (Phoenix), a national provider of healthcare strategic consulting, information technology outsourcing and revenue cycle management services, announced today that it has received Carnegie Mellon University's prestigious eSCM-SP (e-Sour...

Researchers Revisit Edison's Method of Generating Olympic Level Ideas via Unique New Corporate Seminar

Few know that Thomas Edison deliberately mined his unconscious for patent development ideas, taking his famous naps while holding a brick. As the brick fell, he woke with new insights, leading to 1093 U.S. patents. Drawing on three degrees in psychology and forty years experience with the unconsc...

INSPIRIS Acquires Care Level Management

Buyout augments existing business in Philadelphia, New York and Phoenix markets, adds new markets in Tucson, Melbourne, Fla., and San Antonio BRENTWOOD, Tenn., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- INSPIRIS, the Brentwood, Tenn.-based provider of care and care management services for frail and...

Does raising the terrorism alert level cause undue stress?

The U.S. Department of Homeland Securitys color-coded system for warning the public of the risk of a terrorist attack does not appear to cause undue stress among law enforcement officers, according to a study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University ...

Labopharm Appeals FDA's Decision on Once-Daily Tramadol to Next Supervisory Level After Additional Analysis Supports Efficacy

- Company Believes That Continuing to Follow Dispute Resolution Process is the Most Expeditious Path to Final Approval - LAVAL, QC, April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Labopharm Inc. (TSX: DDS; NASDAQ: DDSS) today announced that it has appealed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (...

Increased level of magnetic iron oxides found in Alzheimer's disease

A team of scientists, led by Professor Jon Dobson, of Keele University in Staffordshire, UK, have found, for the first time, raised levels of magnetic iron oxides in the part of the brain affected by Alzheimer's Disease (AD). Their research has also shown that this association was particularly...

Comeback to a pre-injury level disappointing for professional baseball players

SAN FRANCISCO Only 45 percent of baseball players were able to return to the game at the same or higher level after shoulder or elbow surgery, according to new research released today during the 2008 American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Specialty Day at The Moscone Center. In an ...

Comeback to a Pre-Injury Level After Elbow or Shoulder Surgery Disappointing for Pro Baseball Players

New research found only 45 percent of players return to same or higher level of play SAN FRANCISCO, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Only 45 percent of baseball players were able to return to the game at the same or higher level after shoulder or elbow surgery, according to...

Low micro-RNA level linked to high gene activity in AML

COLUMBUS, Ohio A new study suggests that a type of acute leukemia may occur in part because abnormally low levels of one small molecule result in the over-activity of genes important to the disease. The research involved patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and a gene mutation called N...

Mother-daughter conflict, low serotonin level may be deadly combination

A combination of negative mother-daughter relationships and low blood levels of serotonin, an important brain chemical for mood stability, may be lethal for adolescent girls, leaving them vulnerable to engage in self-harming behaviors such as cutting themselves. New University of Washington re...

Next Step(R) Institute of Integrative Medicine, Inc. Takes Wellness to a New Level With 2008 Series of Wellness Weeks

Patients Take The Next Step To Enhance Body, Mind & Spirit VAIL, Colo., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Embracing an innovative and integrative approach to healthcare, Next Step(R) Institute of Integrative Medicine, Inc., headquartered in the world-class resort destination of Vail, Colorado, ha...

Oscar Pistorius Aims to Compete on Level Playing Field at 2008 Beijing Olympics

Double amputee Oscar Pistorius files appeal challenging International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF); seeks qualification at sanctioned events LONDON, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Oscar Pistorius -- a double amputee athlete from South Africa who competes in ...
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