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Chicago team uses artificial intelligence to diagnose metastatic cancer

WASHINGTON, D.C. July 28, 2009 -- When doctors are managing care for women with breast cancer, the information available to them profoundly influences the type of care they recommend. Knowing whether a woman's cancer has metastasized, for instance, directly affects how her doctors will approach tr...

Medica Uses Hallmark Insights to Drive Participation in My Health Manager From Medica(Sm)

MINNEAPOLIS, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping members improve health and wellness defines the mission of Medica, a non-profit provider of popular health plans to business and government employers, to labor unions, and to individuals of all ages. Helping members understand their health ri...

Northeast Health Care Quality Foundation QIO Uses Milliman Care Guidelines(R) for Medicare, Medicaid Reviews

SEATTLE, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Northeast Health Care Quality Foundation, one of the nation's leading Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs), has signed a five-year licensing agreement with Milliman Care Guidelines, LLC, A Milliman Company, to use the Care Guidelines for Medicare utilization ...

Scientists Gather to Discuss Novel Uses of Caliper Life Sciences' Discovery Platforms and Technology

- Recent 'Innovation for Experimentation' Series Attracts Over 350 Attendees - HOPKINTON, Mass., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP ), a leading provider of tools and services for drug discovery and life sciences research, reports that more than 350 ...

Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc. (HTDS) Reports on New Uses For Ribavirin

BELGRADE, SERBIA, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc. (HTDS:PK) http://www.htdsmedical.com reports that researchers in its Slavica BioChem division have advised of some significant new advances recently announced regarding the drug Ribavirin; one of the drugs with which t...

City of Hope Uses Isilon IQ to Advance Fight Against Life-Threatening Diseases

World-Renowned Biomedical Research and Treatment Facility Deploys Isilon Scale-out NAS to Power DNA Sequencing Workflow, Accelerating Cancer, Diabetes, and HIV/AIDS Research SEATTLE, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isilon(R) Systems (Nasdaq: ISLN ), the proven leader in scale-out NAS, t...

G & G Holistic Addiction Treatment Uses Innovative Use of Oxygen Therapy Which Restores Mind and Body in Drug Rehab

G & G Holistic Addiction Treatment has added the use of Mild Hyperbarics to drug and alcohol treatment program protocols. Long used around the world, including Scotland and Russia, mild hyperbarics is not generally associated with drug and alcohol treatment in the U.S. G & G provides dr...

MEDNAX National Medical Group(TM) Uses Courion's Enterprise Suite to Automate Identity and Access Management

Courion's Access Assurance solutions help MEDNAX increase security and simplify compliance FRAMINGHAM, Mass., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Courion(R) Corporation , leaders in access governance, provisioning and compliance, today announced that MEDNAX, Inc., has implemented the company's Enterp...

New Guidebook Uses Buddhist Principles to Combat Cancer

'I, Cancer' Offers Holistic Advice for Cancer Patients and Their Loved Ones MOUNT SHASTA, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- "For those who are touched by cancer there is no sweeter, more mystifying sound than the elusive words SPONTANEOUS REMISSION," writes Dr. Alan Cooper in his new book, "I,...

BODY WORLDS Exhibition Uses Lung Specimens to Launch Anti-Smoking Campaign at the San Diego Natural History Museum

I Quit Program begins April 15 in Partnership with the American Lung Association, www.smokefreesandiego.org and the 1-800-NO-BUTTS California Smokers' Helpline SAN DIEGO, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- With the largest federal tax on tobacco in American history taking affect April 1 this ...

Resurrection Health Uses Information Technology to Address Critical Care Crisis

Demonstrates Potential Benefits of Stimulus Package Health IT Funding CHICAGO, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Critical care patients at seven Resurrection Health Care hospitals are far less likely now to develop complications and have extended intensive care unit (ICU) stays since the health system...

NMMRA QIO Uses Milliman Care Guidelines(R) for New Mexico Medicare and Medicaid Reviews

Evidence-Based Clinical Guidelines and Software Improve Quality Review Process SEATTLE, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- New Mexico Medical Review Association (NMMRA), a Quality Improvement Organization (QIO), has signed a five-year licensing agreement with Milliman Care Guidelines, LLC, A Milliman C...

IROs Help Decide Medically on Approved Uses of Off-Label Drugs for Cancer

LANSDALE, Pa., March 24 /PRNewswire/ --- As the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves new cancer fighting drugs for the market, researchers often study their use for non-approved, or off-label, treatments. When the studies show promise for combating other forms of cancer, physicians may pres...

CIMRO of Nebraska Uses Milliman Care Guidelines(R) for Nebraska Medicare Reviews

Use of Clinical Guidelines and Software Improves Quality Review Process SEATTLE, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- CIMRO of Nebraska, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for Nebraska, recently signed a five-year licensing agreement with Milliman Care Guidelines, LLC, A Milliman Company...

Stereotaxis Announces First Uses of the NAVISTAR(R) RMT THERMOCOOL(R) Catheter

ST. LOUIS, March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stereotaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: STXS ) announced today that clinicians at two centers in the United States have performed successful cardiac ablation procedures with the NAVISTAR(R) RMT THERMOCOOL(R) catheter since the announcement of its approval by the U...

IPRO QIO Uses Milliman Care Guidelines(R) for Medicare Reviews in New York State

SEATTLE, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- IPRO, one of the nation's leading Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs), has signed a five-year licensing agreement with Milliman Care Guidelines, LLC, A Milliman Company, to use the Care Guidelines for Medicare utilization and quality reviews in the state of ...

Elite Skier Uses OmniPod(R) Insulin Management System at World Championships

Kris Freeman Joins Growing Ranks of Professional Athletes Who Use the OmniPod System to Manage their Diabetes BEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kris Freeman, one of the country's top professional cross-country skiers, is competing on behalf of the US in the Skiing World Cha...

MIT project uses personal digital assistants to track TB data

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- For patients who have drug-resistant forms of tuberculosis, it's critical to monitor the disease as closely as possible. That means monthly testing throughout a two-year course of powerful antibiotics, with injections six days a week for the first six months. Keeping track o...

Iran Uses AIDS Doctors' Imprisonment as First Test of Obama Administration

Physicians for Human Rights states that in the wake of President Barack Obama's inauguration, Iran has signaled that the espionage trial of two world-renowned AIDS doctors is a bellwether for the future of U.S.-Iranian relations Cambridge, Mass. (PRWEB) January 20, 2009...

Study uses bone marrow stem cells to regenerate skin

Xi'an, China January 14, 2009 - A new study suggests that adult bone marrow stem cells can be used in the construction of artificial skin. The findings mark an advancement in wound healing and may be used to pioneer a method of organ reconstruction. The study is published in Artificial Organs , ...

Zassi Medical Evolutions Launches New Online Company That Uses 'Business DNA' to Deliver Advanced Discovery, Collaboration, and Business Intelligence Tools to the Medical Device Industry

FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Zassi Medical Evolutions(R), a privately held organization with a 12 year history of innovation and development, today announced the launch of e-Zassi(TM) an online community dedicated to delivering powerful efficiencies to the medical device ind...

University of Denver uses 'gross' messaging to increases handwashing, fight Norovirus

DENVER Research conducted by University of Denver (DU) Associate Professor Rene Botta suggests that it takes "gross" messaging to get undergraduate students to wash their hands more frequently after going to the bathroom. In fall quarter 2007, researchers posted messages in the bathrooms of tw...

University of Denver uses 'gross' messaging to increases handwashing, fight Norovirus

DENVER Research conducted by University of Denver (DU) Associate Professor Rene Botta suggests that it takes "gross" messaging to get undergraduate students to wash their hands more frequently after going to the bathroom. In fall quarter 2007, researchers posted messages in the bathrooms of tw...

BAPTIST HEALTH Uses Real-Time Clinical Surveillance from Thomson Reuters to Lower Costs and Improve Quality in the Pharmacy

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- BAPTIST HEALTH, a six-hospital system based in Little Rock, Ark., and the state's largest health system, has expanded its use of Clinical Xpert(TM) CareFocus from Thomson Reuters -- a solution that enabled the system's pharmacists to increase necessary clin...

Health Partners Uses Star Power to Reach Members

Princess of Salsa Talks Diabetes Control at An Intimate Conversation with La India PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a packed auditorium at Julia de Burgos Elementary School last Saturday, September 13, hundreds of Latino Philadelphians gathered for inspiration and a glimp...

White blood cell uses DNA 'catapult' to fight infection

SALT LAKE CITY U.S. and Swiss scientists have made a breakthrough in understanding how a type of white blood cell called the eosinophil may help the body to fight bacterial infections in the digestive tract, according to research published online this week in Nature Medicine. Hans-Uwe Simon...

Mrs. California Uses Her Title to Save Lives - She Now Heads to Mrs. America Competition

Tiffany Ellison Spreads Message of Donation - Her Son May Need a Liver Transplant SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Mrs. California, Tiffany Ellison of Folsom, believes dreams do come true. As she heads to the Mrs. America* competition in Tucson, Arizona...

New Skin Revitalizing Product Uses Naturally Occurring Serum for the Repair of Sun Damaged Skin

A serum that occurs in nature and regenerates damaged skin tissues gives a new cellulite solution the edge to help the skin repair itself from within. Carson City, NV (PRWEB) July 31, 2008 -- Sensitive, troubled and photo-damaged skin can be a frustrating part of your l...

Partnership Uses Video to Bring Complex Science into Focus

Mains Associates partners with Emmy Award winning TV correspondent Marc Levenson to provide high-quality video content development to Research-based organizations. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2008 -- Mains Associates is pleased to announce an agreement with Emmy awa...

Drexel School of Public Health Uses NetReach's cmScribe Advanced Content Management System (CMS) Software for First National Diversity Preparedness Clearinghouse

AMBLER, Pa., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Drexel University's School of Public Health has launched the National Resource Center on Advancing Emergency Preparedness for Culturally Diverse Communities. It's the first national online database of resources focused on preparedness issues as they relate t...

Molecule Uses Cellular Recycling to Treat Kidney Cancer

Finding represents a major shift for targeted therapy, study says MONDAY, July 7 (HealthDay News) -- A molecule that uses a cellular recycling process called autophagy to kill cancer cells has been identified by Stanford University researchers. Autophagy is normally used by cells ...

Rioja Hospital Uses TIBCO Software to Improve Customer Care and Streamline Operations

Real-Time Integration Infrastructure Helps Spanish Health Administrator Meet Aggressive Hospital Opening Schedule; Eases Ongoing IT Development Effort RIOJA, Spain, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TIBCO Software Inc. (Nasdaq: TIBX ) today announced that the ...

Countertop Appliance Splits Tap Water for Five Uses to Enhance Health, Environment

SAN DIEGO, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A water ionization and filtration system designed for home and office use provides unlimited quantities of healthy, eco-friendly bottle free waters for drinking, cooking, beauty (skin/hair), cleaning and sanitizing at pennies per gallon. (Photo: http://www....

Milliman Announces Encore Webinar on Practical Uses of Lifestyle-Based Analytics (LBA) in Risk Selection

SEATTLE, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to its increasing potential as a tool in health insurance underwriting, Lifestyle-Based Analytics (LBA) continues to receive considerable attention from insurers and the media. We've probably all seen optimistic claims about the use of consumer data as a pre...

Innovative Uses of Technology to Improve Health for Poor and Vulnerable People to be Explored at Rockefeller Foundation Conference

Global Consensus and New Partnerships Sought to Improve Health Systems in Developing Countries NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Accelerating innovative applications of emerging digital technologies to improve the health of poor and vulnerable people around the world -- ...

Farmington Hills Plastic Surgeon Uses Novel Procedure: Patients' Own Fat From Liposuction for Buttock Enhancement

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A prominent Farmington Hills plastic surgeon is using a novel procedure for buttock enhancement: her patients' own fat. Dr. Michelle Hardaway, owner of the Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Laser Center, explained that after removing fat by liposuc...

TorreyPines Therapeutics Licenses Intellectual Property from Johns Hopkins Related to Novel Uses of Glutamate Receptor Antagonists for Prevention, Treatment of Stroke, Heart Attack

- Research Published in March Issue of Journal of Experimental Medicine - - Findings Underscore Versatility of TorreyPines' AMPA/Kainate Receptor Antagonists as Possible Antithrombotic Agents - LA JOLLA, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- TorreyPines Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: TPTX ) ...

Revolutionary New Technique Uses Onyx to Fill Hard-To-Treat Aneurysms

Dr. Demetrius Lopes one of first in country to use new technique CHICAGO, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- It has been quite a week for aneurysm patient Diane Long, of Homewood, Illinois. On Sunday, she struggled with double vision because of a large aneurysm in her brain compressing a nerve that ...

South African Hospital Uses Packard Children's as Model for Nurse Retention

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- For better or for worse, you don't usually get to pick your siblings. That's why Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford is excited to announce the formation of a formal "twinning" relationship with Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital -...

New steroid test uses oil exploration technique

Its a technique that has previously been used for oil exploration now researchers at The University of Nottingham have developed a new, highly sensitive, anti-doping steroid test using hydropyrolysis. The process which uses high pressure environments to investigate the chemical structure and ...
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