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Digital mammography plus digital breast tomosynthesis may decrease patient recall rates

Nationally, about ten percent of women in the US are recalled for a second mammogram after an abnormality is detected on the first onefor most women this can be very stressful. However the use of digital breast tomosynthesis and full-field digital mammography combined may be associated with a subs...

Radiation Plus Chemo a Good Option in Lung Cancer

Surgery alone not linked to improved survival in non-small-cell lung cancer study MONDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- Radiotherapy plus chemotherapy, with or without surgery, works well for people with stage 3A non-small-cell lung cancer, a new study has found. Stage 3A is declared ...

HIV Plus Alcohol Hampers Short-Term Memory

Problems with learning new information can disrupt treatment, expert says FRIDAY, July 24 (HealthDay News) -- HIV infection and chronic drinking can deal a double blow to short-term memory, a new study has found. The study, appearing in an online early view of Alcoholism: Clinical...

Draeger Announces New Multi-Gas Plus Cartridge

PITTSBURGH, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Draeger is pleased to announce the introduction of the new Multi-Gas Plus cartridge to fit our X-plore 3300/3500/5500 twin filter masks. These cartridges are unique because they do not carry the "escape only" designation for H2S protection, and can be used to w...

National Small Business Week Update: Sam's Club Announces Simplified Small Business Membership; Partnership With U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Plus Free One-Day Pass

During National Small Business Week, Sam's Club announced its simplified Small Business Membership process, which eliminates more than a dozen formal documents required to join as a business member. Now, you can qualify with a business card or letterhead. (PRWEB) May 20...

Pills Plus Psychotherapy Can Beat Insomnia

But pharmaceuticals may help only in the short-term, new study finds,,,, TUESDAY, May 19 (HealthDay News) -- If you've been having trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, a new study suggests that the short-term use of sleep medications plus behavioral changes may be the best combina...

IQAir HealthPro Plus Wins Parent Tested Parent Approved Seal of Approval Award

IQAir Recognized as the Most Effective Room Air Purifier in Parenting Products SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- IQAir North America, Inc., the industry leader in the design and manufacture of superior air cleaning products, announced today the IQAir HealthPro Plus earned the...

Zila & Experts Testify at Congressional Hearing on Innovative Technology for Veterans; Urge Broader Use of ViziLite(R) Plus by VA for Oral Cancer Screening

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At a congressional hearing today in Washington, DC, legislators were urged to press the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to immediately expand use of ViziLite(R) Plus, the FDA-cleared technology for the early detection of oral abnormalities th...

Early Detection of Melanoma Plus Regular Skin Exams is Vital For Beating Disease

Dermatologists Offer Advice for Reaching Five-Year Survival Mark SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On television's popular " Grey's Anatomy ," Dr. Izzie Stevens faces a grim diagnosis: stage IV metastatic melanoma . As the drama unfolds, viewers get a glimpse at why pati...

Dynasplint Systems, Inc. Launches Two New Web Sites Plus Social Media Tools

BALTIMORE, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- MDDCcommunity.com would like to announce the significant online growth of Dynasplint Systems, Inc., a local member company. Over the past few months Dynasplint(R) has been very busy building new web properties and establishing more of a presence online. Their ex...

Medeguide Announces Online Marketing Partnership with Admax Plus to Promote Doctors and Treatment Packages Online

Medeguide.com will 'go live' on June 30, 2009 at the Healthcare Travel Congress in Singapore. This is the first site of its kind aimed at providing international doctors and hospitals an online platform to market their products and services. Bangkok, Thailand (PRWEB) Ap...

ASA plus clopidogrel reduces heart attack risk in patients with acute coronary syndrome

In order to better prevent blood clots, clopidogrel can be prescribed to patients with acute ischaemia of the heart muscle, in addition to acetylsalicylic acid (ASA). The Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) has now investigated whether the combination of clopidogrel and ASA...

The Economy Plus Flexibility Keep Physicians in Practice

Medical Groups Are Favorably Managing Turnover According to Cejka Search and AMGA Survey ST LOUIS, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- One silver lining to the current economic crisis is that physicians appear to be putting off retirement, for now. However, with the physician shortage intensifyi...

Health Plus of New York Expands Use of Health Integrated Program to Reach Significantly More Members with Chronic Conditions

Agreement renewed and expanded after 18-month pilot of Synergy Targeted Population Management(R) showed member health improvements and significant reductions in costs NEW YORK and TAMPA, Fla., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Plus, one of New York-area's largest providers of State-sponsored hea...

Plavix Plus Aspirin Lowers Stroke Risk

Clot-busting combo can boost outcomes for patients with atrial fibrillation, study finds TUESDAY, March 31 (HealthDay News) -- Combining the clot-preventing drug Plavix with aspirin is an effective substitute treatment for people at high risk of stroke and heart attack because of the a...

Long Term Supply of Osteocel(R) Plus Solidified Without Ownership of Processing Facility

SAN DIEGO, March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NuVasive, Inc. (Nasdaq: NUVA ), a medical device company focused on developing products for minimally disruptive surgical treatments for the spine, announced today that due to the successful scale-up of the supply of Osteocel, NuVasive has accelerate...

Darwin to Moderate Panel at Plus Medical Symposium

PEMBROKE, Bermuda, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Darwin National Assurance Company, a member company of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd (NYSE: AWH ), today announced that Sue Chmieleski, Senior Vice President, Risk Management, will moderate a panel at the PLUS Medical Sympo...

National Women's Health Report Addresses Issues of Uninsured Plus New Paradigms of Care

Changes in Medical Communications Could Lead to a New Definition of 'Bedside Manner' WASHINGTON and RED BANK, N.J., March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Women's Health Resource Center (NWHRC) just released the latest issue of its National Women's Health Report entitled "Women &a...

Clean Spa Technologies USA Adopts GeniJet(TM) Plus Hydrotherapy System with Built-In Ionizer - Sets Industry Standard for Pedicure Hygiene

The Company will debut a full line up of American-built pedicure spas at the upcoming America's Beauty Show & America's Expo for Skin Care & Spa Show, March 28th-30th at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois. TOLEDO, Ohio, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- "With today's stringent health regulatio...

Sterifide Laboratories to Launch 'Powered by SDC' OneShot Plus Disinfectant and Deodorizer

National Product Launch to Include 24-oz and Convenient 4-oz Travel Size Spray Bottles SAN DIEGO, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PURE Bioscience (Nasdaq: PURE ) today announced an agreement with Sterifide Laboratories for the distribution of PURE's silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC)-based d...

Cantel Medical Corp.'s Medivators Group Gains FDA 510(k) Approval For Its Advantage(TM) Plus Endoscope Reprocessing System

LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE: CMN ) announced today that the FDA has cleared its Medivators Advantage Plus Endoscope Reprocessing System and new Rapicide(R) PA High Level Disinfectant for sale in the United States. The Advantage Plus System,...

Plavix Plus Heartburn Drugs May Hike Heart Risk

Combination might interfere with Plavix's anticlotting ability, experts say WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) -- People taking the clot-preventing drug Plavix and an acid-reducing proton pump inhibitor medication after a heart attack have a dramatically higher risk of a second heart ...

Radiation Plus Hormone Therapy Cuts Prostate Cancer Deaths

Study confirms effectiveness of widely used approach, experts say MONDAY, Dec. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Men with locally advanced prostate cancer -- cancer that has spread beyond the wall of the prostate gland -- who undergo radiation plus long-term hormone treatment cut their risk of dy...

Combination of TYKERB(R) (lapatinib) Plus Letrozole Demonstrated Significant Improvement in Delaying Disease Progression for HER2+/ErbB2+ Post-Menopausal Metastatic Breast Cancer

Findings from one of the largest studies in hormone receptor positive women with first-line oral treatment regimen PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New results from a study evaluated the combination of TYKERB(R) (lapatinib) plus Femara(R) (letrozole) versus letrozole alon...

OCuSOFT(R) Lid Scrub(TM) PLUS Proven to Kill Demodex Mites

RICHMOND, Texas, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- CYNACON/OCuSOFT(R) a broad based supplier of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals and supplies is pleased to announce the latest findings from a recent study(1). OCuSOFT(R) Lid Scrub(TM) PLUS, in its unique "Leave-On" formulation, was shown to effectively eradicate De...

Care Improvement Plus Recognized with Metropolitan Partnership in Aging Award

ATLANTA, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Care Improvement Plus today announced that it has been recognized with an "Emerging Health Model Partner Award" from the Atlanta Metropolitan Partnership in Aging. The award was given to Care Improvement Plus for developing a series of health education focused even...

Care Improvement Plus Achieves Top Scores for First SNP Evaluation Measures

BALTIMORE, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Care Improvement Plus, one of the nation's largest chronic condition Special Needs Plans (SNPs), announced today that it has received top scores from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in the evaluation of its structure and process measures. T...

Enhanced Cosmetic Procedures Plus New At-Home Treatments Give Patients More Options

Consumers should consult dermatologists to discuss benefits and potential risks NEW YORK, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- To satisfy the public's quest for younger-looking skin, the marketplace for cosmetic procedures has expanded dramatically over the years, with little...

Chemotherapy plus targeted therapies shows improved survival in advance-stage lung cancer patients

The combination of traditional chemotherapy agents with targeted therapies called monoclonal antibodies showed no safety concerns and improved survival in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer according to a study presented at the 2008 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic On...

Georgia and South Carolina Care Improvement Plus Members Overwhelmingly Pleased with Special Needs Plan

- First member satisfaction survey shows health improvements, disease management support among valued benefits of plan - ATLANTA, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- One year following the launch of operations in South Carolina and Georgia, 92 percent of members of Care Improvement Plus feel th...

Arkansas and Missouri Care Improvement Plus Members Overwhelmingly Pleased with Special Needs Plan

- First member satisfaction survey shows health improvements, disease management support among valued benefits of plan - ST. LOUIS, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- One year following the launch of operations in Arkansas and Missouri, 90 percent of members of Care Improvement Plus feel their...

Texas Care Improvement Plus Members Overwhelmingly Pleased with Special Needs Plan

- First member satisfaction survey shows health improvements, disease management support among valued benefits of plan - SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- One year following the launch of operations in Texas, 91 percent of members of Care Improvement Plus feel their health has ma...

Calcium plus vitamin D supplementation is not associated with a reduced breast cancer risk

Taking calcium and vitamin D supplements does not reduce breast cancer incidence in postmenopausal women, according to data from a randomized, doubled-blind, placebo-controlled trial published online November 11 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute . Several observational and precli...

Schiff(R) Melatonin Plus Passes ConsumerLab.com Test for Ingredients and Product Quality

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent independent testing by ConsumerLab.com that included 17 over-the-counter melatonin supplements, Schiff(R) Melatonin Plus met standards for ingredient and product quality. The ConsumerLab.com Product Review of Melatonin Supplements is available ...

New Handheld Base Unit for CoaguChek XS Plus System Enables Connectivity to RALS-Plus Data Management Solution for PT/INR Testing at the Point of Care

Centralized control of anticoagulation meters and data can help healthcare providers decrease costs and improve care for patients on warfarin therapy INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted approval for the new Handheld Base Unit for the CoaguChe...

Rittenhouse Women's Wellness Center: Internal Medicine plus Nutrition, Fitness, Emotional Well-Being and Skin Care

New center adds wellness services to internal medicine, combining nutrition education, fitness planning, emotional support and skin care services with primary care in one location. PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctor Leslie Saltzman D.O., a Philadelphia-based intern...

JEWEL-OSCO(R) Extends Prescription Plus Rewards Program

Company offers more opportunities for frequent pharmacy customers to save on groceries ITASCA, Ill., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- In the face of challenging economic times, JEWEL-OSCO PHARMACY(TM) is reinforcing its message to consumers that it actually pays to take their...

Care Improvement Plus Launches 2009 Benefits in Texas

-Special Needs Plan focuses on added benefits to improve care and quality of life for Medicare beneficiaries with chronic health conditions- SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- In preparation for the upcoming Medicare annual enrollment period which begins November 15th, Care Improveme...

Care Improvement Plus Launches 2009 Benefits in South Carolina

- Special Needs Plan focuses on added benefits to improve care and quality of life for Medicare beneficiaries with chronic health conditions - COLUMBIA, S.C., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- In preparation for the upcoming Medicare annual enrollment period which begins November 15th, Care Improvement ...

Care Improvement Plus Launches 2009 Benefits in Missouri

- Special Needs Plan focuses on added benefits to improve care and quality of life for Medicare beneficiaries with chronic health conditions - ST. LOUIS, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- In preparation for the upcoming Medicare annual enrollment period which begins November 15th, Care Improvement Plus ...
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