The RightThing Brings Together Over 100 Top HR Execs for Thought Leadership and Collaboration
Gathering to exchange innovative ideas, best practices and thought
leadership, The RightThing’s third annual recruitment symposium held May 12-14 at their global headquarters in Findlay, OH, brought together over one-hundred of the nation’s top human resources executives from a broad ...
Cord Blood America CEO Matthew Schissler Expands on Thought Process in Owning Stem Cell Laboratory
SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company ( http://www.cordblood-america.com ) focused on bringing the life saving potential of stem cells to families nationwide and intern...
'Relearn, Evolve, and Adapt': Interdisciplinary Model for Thought Involves Psychology, Business, System Dynamics
LEAWOOD, Kan., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Why are some people able to adjust to a continually changing environment while others find themselves paralyzed and frustrated by change? As the advancement and proliferation of technology in our world continues to create vast changes, the ability to adjust to ...
Whoopi Goldberg Conquers Fear of Flying Courtesy of Sir Richard Branson and Thought Field Therapy
Whoopi Goldberg Discusses The Results Of Virgin Atlantic's Flying Without Fear Program on The View.
(PRWEB) April 1, 2009 -- Whoopi has been terrified of flying for over a decade and with business demands in London requiring her to fly to the UK, Whoopi has decided to c...
BioHorizons Announces Its 2009 Global Symposium: Bringing Together Top Thought Leaders in the Dental Implant Industry to Provide Insight on Integrating Technology into the Continuum of Care
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- BioHorizons announces today that its 2009 Global Symposium will take place Thursday, April 30, to Saturday, May 2, at the Hilton Chicago. This educational event will focus on recent advances in digital dentistry, treatment planning, implant surface treatm...
'Life-Changing' Podcast Celebrates Its 100th Episode with Food for Thought on Eating Healthfully in a Recession
Amid the gloom-and-doom financial forecasts, the hopeful and pragmatic message of the "Food for Thought" podcast by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau of Compassionate Cooks stands out
SAN FRANCISCO, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- "If we don't have time to be sick, then we have to make time to be healthy" is...
BancTec Provides Thought Leadership at 7th Annual Medical Banking Institute
Conference seeks to create better value, lower transaction costs in healthcare industry
DALLAS, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- BancTec, a global provider of advanced, high volume document and payment processing services and solutions, will once again partner with other industry leaders in an effort ...
GI Condition Once Thought Rare is Common in U.S.
One in 133 people suffer from celiac disease
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dorothy Carpenter had stomach problems her entire life. Eating as much as a bite of bread or pasta could lead to terrible pain.
Her illness went undiagnosed for years until a University of M...
Four of Molecular Medicine's Thought Leaders will Keynote at Cambridge Healthtech Institute's Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference
Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s (CHI) flagship event, the Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference (February 24-27, 2009) will feature four of molecular medicine’s thought
leaders as Plenary Keynotes.
Needham, MA (PRWEB) November 21, 2008 -— Cambridge Health...
Lucian Leape Institute Thought Leaders Define Strategies for Patient Safety
BOSTON, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lucian Leape Institute at the
National Patient Safety Foundation has identified five strategic concepts
designed to accelerate the integration of critical patient safety
imperatives into the fabric of health care. These concepts challenge
NovoLogix Launches First Annual Symposium for Healthcare Thought Leaders
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- NovoLogix(SM) has announced the
launch of an ongoing series of symposia that will explore creative,
forward-thinking ideas and strategies for managing the changing healthcare
landscape. The first in this series, entitled Innovations in Healthcare
Health Care Management Thought Leaders Converge for Summit on Cost, Quality and Consumer Focus
Keynote addresses by Monster.com and Eons.com founder Jeff Taylor and
futurist Leanne Kaiser Carlson, director of the Kaiser Institute Program in
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being
released by URAC:
WHO: URAC, the Washington, D.C.-based indepen...
Protein Thought to Promote Cancer Does Opposite
Study finds it functions as a tumor suppressor instead
FRIDAY, July 11 (HealthDay News) -- A protein that appears to suppress the growth of human cancer cells in lab cultures was, until recently, thought
to promote colorectal cancer.
Previous animal studies have found that a gene...
Protein thought to promote cancer instead functions as a tumor suppressor
DALLAS July 7, 2008 A protein previously thought
to promote colorectal cancer instead suppresses the growth of human cancer cells in culture, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found.
"This finding reshapes a fundamental model of how colorectal cancer arises," said Dr. Lawrenc...
Second breast cancer may be greater than thought for high-risk women without BRCA mutations
New York, NY A preliminary analysis of ongoing research suggests that high-risk women with breast cancer who do not have a BRCA1/2 mutation may face a greater chance for developing a second breast cancer than previously thought. With the increased risk of cancer in these women, should sentinel no...
Small Brain Lesions More Common Than Thought in Those Over 60
High blood pressure, smoking, genetics determine where they occur
MONDAY, March 31 (HealthDay News) -- Cerebral microbleeds -- brain lesions that are deposits of iron from red blood cells that have leaked out of small blood vessels -- are more common in people over age 60 than previous...
Prevalence of COPD Greater Than Thought
Smoking, air pollution, aging are main causes of spread worldwide, study says
THURSDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) -- There are more people around the world suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than previously thought, an international team of researchers reports. ...
Study Finds Weight-Loss Surgery Safer Than Thought
Death risk only 0.3 percent, chances of serious complications 4.3 percent,,,,
WEDNESDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) -- For those considering bariatric surgery to combat significant obesity, a new study suggests the risk of complications may be much lower than what has previously been rep...
Less Common Procedures, Less Common Than Thought
Despite media reports, Survey shows that few are having 'Fringe Procedures'
CHICAGO, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery announces the results of its 2009 Less Common Cosmetic Procedures consumer survey. While the media has coined these c...
Signs of Alzheimer's Seen Earlier Than Thought
Second study found that individuals who were informed about their risk weren't devastated
WEDNESDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- Giving scientists insight into the origins of a devastating illness, new research suggests that people with a genetic propensity to develop Alzheimer's disea...
Prostate Drug Appears Safer Than Thought
Finasteride does not cause more aggressive cancer, study contends
WEDNESDAY, July 8 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors don't have to be so cautious in prescribing the drug finasteride to men at risk for prostate cancer, a new study suggests.
Physicians face a dilemma when trying to decide ...
Dad's Genes May Play Greater Role Than Thought
Data on 'packaging' in sperm cells may also help assess infertility,,
MONDAY, June 15 (HealthDay News) -- Biologists say they have discovered a clever packaging scheme that allows the genetic material in sperm to have far more influence over development of a fertilized egg than had bee...
Scope of Swine Flu Outbreak in Mexico Might Be Smaller Than Thought
And current H1N1 strain lacks "virulent characteristics" of deadly 1918 virus, CDC notes
SATURDAY, May 2 (HealthDay News) -- The scope of the swine flu outbreak in Mexico might not be as great as once thought, test results released Friday in Mexico show.
The New York Times reporte...
Risk of Leukemia with Multiple Sclerosis Drug Higher Than Thought
SEATTLE, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The risk of developing leukemia as a side effect of a drug for multiple sclerosis (MS) is higher than previously reported, according to a study presented as part of the Late-breaking Science Program at the American Academy of Neurology's 61st Annual Mee...
'Silent' Heart Attacks More Common Than Thought
Since they leave few signs, imaging reveals patients at much greater risk for death
MONDAY, April 20 (HealthDay News) -- "Silent" heart attacks occur more often than previously believed and are associated with a high risk of premature death, according to a Duke University Medical Cente...
Study suggests surface water contaminated with salmonella more common than thought
Athens, Ga. A new University of Georgia study suggests that health agencies investigating Salmonella illnesses should consider untreated surface water as a possible source of contamination.
Researchers, whose results appear in the March issue of the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiol...
Alzheimer's Plaques More Complex Than Thought
They affect neurons and nervous system cells that support brain function, study finds
THURSDAY, Feb. 26 (HealthDay News) -- The impact of amyloid plaques in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease may be more complex than believed, U.S. researchers report.
It was already kn...
Silent Strokes More Common in Younger People Than Thought
The symptomless events are 5 times more prevalent than full-blown stroke in people under 65, MRI study shows
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 18 (HealthDay News) -- "Silent strokes" rarely produce symptoms, but a new study suggests they may be at least five times more common than full-blown strokes in ...
Menstrual Bleeding Treatment Safer Than Thought
Ablation technique is a less invasive alternative to hysterectomy, researchers note
FRIDAY, Jan. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Far fewer women than previously thought
need additional surgery to stop excessive or prolonged menstrual bleeding after undergoing an alternative to hysterectomy call...
Rate of Unnecessary C-Sections Far Lower Than Thought
Estimates put figure at nearly 60 percent; real number may be as low as 4 percent, study finds,,
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 24 (HealthDay News) -- A new, closer look at data on Caesarean section births in the United States suggests that the actual number of unnecessary surgical deliveries is far...
Statin Might Help More People Fight Heart Disease Than Thought
Crestor worked well in those with normal LDL but slightly elevated CRP levels, study finds
SUNDAY, Nov. 9 (HealthDay News) -- A widely used cholesterol-lowering drug appears to protect against heart attacks, stroke and other adverse outcomes in people who do not have high cholesterol...
HIV Outbreak Began Decades Earlier Than Thought
Rise of cities, risky behavior in west central Africa between 1884 and 1924 at root, study says
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1 (HealthDay News) -- The most pervasive global strain of HIV began spreading in humans around 1900 in sub-Saharan Africa, a new study claims.
The research, which is publ...
Fudan-Cinpathogen Study Shows Chronic Lymphoid Neoplasms are More Common in Shanghai Than Thought
A paper published in the International Journal of Hematology by scientists from the Fudan-Cinpathogen Clinical and Molecular Research Center at Fudan University, Shanghai, in collaboration with the University of Colorado, and Cincinnati Children's Hospital indicates that specific subtypes of chr...
'Hazardous Drinking' More Common Than Thought
Finnish study urges this 3rd category be added to diagnoses of alcohol disorders
FRIDAY, June 20 (HealthDay News) -- Hazardous drinking -- drinking more than guidelines recommend -- is common and needs to be recognized as a genuine public health problem, Finnish researchers say.
Bar Drinks Pack More Punch Than Thought
Glasses of wine, beer and spirits bigger than the standard, study finds
WEDNESDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- If you sidle up to a bar and assume one drink an hour won't make you legally drunk, think again. A new study finds that bartenders pack a lot more booze into common drinks tha...
Older Diabetics' Risk of Cardiac Ischemia Lower Than Thought
Those 55 to 75 with type 2 disease have same odds for condition, regardless of screening
SUNDAY, June 8 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults with type 2 diabetes run much less risk than previously believed of having silent myocardial ischemia, a restriction of blood flow to the heart, acco...
Cells on path to becoming mature T-cells more flexible than commonly thought
PHILADELPHIA Contrary to the currently accepted model of T-cell development, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have found that juvenile cells on their way to becoming mature immune cells can develop into either T cells or other blood-cell types versus only being com...
Community-Based Staph Pneumonia More Common Than Thought
Many cases are linked to drug-resistant bacteria, CDC study finds
WEDNESDAY, March 19 (HealthDay News) -- Pneumonia caused by the Staphylococcus aureas bacterium and caught outside of the hospital environment may be more common in the United States than previously believed, prelimina...
Sickle Cell Patients in More Pain Than Thought
Many are struggling at home almost every day
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 16 (HealthDay News) -- In adults with sickle cell disease, pain can occur daily and is much more severe than previously believed, U.S. researchers report.
The study followed 232 patients who kept diaries to record daily pain and whe...
Sickle Cell Disease Pain Can Occur Daily and Is Much More Severe Than Previously Thought
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A new prospective study of pain
in adults with sickle cell disease finds that daily pain is far more
prevalent and severe than previous large studies have indicated.
Authors of the study gave diaries to 232 sickle cell disease patients
to record daily pa...