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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 conventional wisdom...

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 Technology...

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 Philanthropy 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. Cur...

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...
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