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NFL Cardinals' Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald Promotes Vision Therapy

AURORA, Ohio, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arizona Cardinals 2008 NFC West Champions' wide-receiver, Larry Fitzgerald, is helping eye doctors spread the word to parents that vision problems can interfere with a child's ability to pay attention, read and learn. "Even if you have been tol...

Report Shows New York City Companies Playing Key Role In Development of New Medicines for Wide Range of Diseases

NEW YORK, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A record 488 new, innovative medicines are being developed by biopharmaceutical research companies with facilities in New York City, according to a new report released today at the Bronx-Lebanon Medical Center. The medicines are awaiting app...

Patients With Bipolar Disorder at Increased Risk for Wide Range of Health Problems, Thomson Reuters Study Finds

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study from Thomson Reuters found that patients with bipolar disorder were at greater risk for a wide range of medical conditions than a control group of patients with no mental health diagnoses. The study analyzed de-identi...

Marienkrankenhaus Hamburg Installs Visage(R) CS Enterprise Wide Advanced Visualization Solutions

BERLIN, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Visage Imaging GmbH, a subsidiary of Pro Medicus(R) Ltd. (ASX: PME), announced today it has installed their Visage(R) CS solution at Marienkrankenhaus of Hamburg, Germany, a 521 bed primary care hospital, providing medical services for about 65,000 patients per...

New Study Reveals Wide Variations in Depression Diagnoses among Ethnic Groups

76% of Whites Experiencing Depression Are Diagnosed by a Physician - Dramatically Higher than Hispanics, Blacks and Asians with Depression Symptoms ORLANDO, Fla., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Whites experiencing depression are far more likely to be diagnosed by a physician than other ethnic groups,...

Acoustics world wide press room now open

May 13, 2009 -- The 157th Acoustical Society of America (ASA) meeting convenes next week at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower in Portland, Oregon. Reporters are invited to visit the ASA World Wide Press Room: ( http://www.acoustics.org/press ). The press room contains news releases and doze...

From Practical to Pampering: CVS/pharmacy Offers a Wide Selection of Department Store-Quality Gifts at Affordable Prices for Mother's Day

Last-minute Mother's Day essentials conveniently available at America's largest retail pharmacy WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy, America's largest retail pharmacy, provides shoppers with a variety of affordable department store-quality gifts to choose from for Mother's D...

American TeleCare to Present its Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN) Option for Cellular Telehealth Connectivity at the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Annual Meeting

Cellular Telecommunications Network Technology Offers a New Way to Connect Patients to Providers with American TeleCare's Telehealth Solutions. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) March 19, 2009 -- Attendees at the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Annual Meeting will have th...

Greenway Medical Technologies' Interoperability Engine, PrimeExchange, Allows Physicians to Securely Share Patient Data Amongst Wide Range of Providers in Patient's Care Continuum

PrimeExchange Provides Safe, Secure and Effective Ways for Physicians to Electronically Receive and Transmit Patient Health Information to More Than 1,000 Healthcare Connections Across America CARROLLTON, Ga., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenway Medical Technologies Inc. recently announced the ...

Frost & Sullivan Lauds Aesku.Diagnostics For Providing an Overall Analysis Platform For a Wide Range of Autoimmune Complications

LONDON, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the autoimmune disease diagnostics markets, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Aesku.Diagnostics with the 2008 European Frost & Sullivan Product Line Strategy Award for its consistent approach towards product development. It has anti...

Taming Wide Variations in Spending Key to Health Reform - New England Journal of Medicine Commentary from Dartmouth Atlas Project

Dallas Medicare spending is growing twice as fast as San Diego. The system rewards physicians for providing care even when it is not needed. LEBANON, N.H., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The cost of providing health care to seniors is rising more than twice as fast in Dallas as in Sa...

Atlanta School of Massage Grads Beat National Test Scores By Wide Margin

Graduates of Atlanta School of Massage, taking the National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage for the first time, achieved a pass rate more than twenty points higher than the national average. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) January 18, 2009 -- Graduates of Atl...

Service for Medical Transcription, World Wide Dictation, Relocates to New Ardsley, NY Headquarters

Leader in medical, legal, and financial transcription, World Wide Dictation Services of New York has relocated to a new facility in Ardsley, NY, with enhanced security. Ardsley, NY (PRWEB) December 16, 2008 -- World Wide Dictation Services of New York, medical transcri...

World Wide Dictation Service Teams up with TMATT for Local Thanksgiving Community Dinner

World Wide Dictation Service, one of the premier leaders in medical transcription, financial transcription, and legal dictation transcription, has joined up with TMATT, http://www.tmattonline.com , a non-profit organization geared to the betterment of women and children, to provide free meals f...

Vikings Wide Receiver Bernard Berrian Pledges Up to $10,000 to Second Harvest Heartland; Challenges the Community and Fellow Vikings to Help Feed the Hungry This Holiday Season

SAINT PAUL, Minn., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Vikings wide receiver Bernard Berrian today pledged to donate up to $10,000 to Second Harvest Heartland, Minnesota's largest hunger-relief organization, to provide turkeys to hungry inner-city families this holiday season. The pledge, which included a com...

Study finds a wide variety of errors in testing process at family medicine clinics

The largest study to date of testing errors reported by family physician offices in the United States found that problems occur throughout the testing process and disproportionately affect minority patients. In the June 2008 issue of Quality & Safety in Health Care, the researchers report th...

WellPoint Web Sites Receive Six World Wide Web Health Awards

Awards include Best Interactive, Most Innovative, Health Promotion/Disease & Injury Prevention Information and Medicare Part D Decision Tool for Seniors & Patient Education Information INDIANAPOLIS, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- WellPoint, Inc. today announced that it has received s...

Practical Gear and Personal Gadgets: CVS/pharmacy Offers a Wide Selection of Affordable Gifts to Delight Dad This Father's Day

Grills, Photo Books and Shaving Kits Are Just a Few of Dad's Favorite Things Available at CVS/pharmacy's 6,300 Convenient U.S. Locations WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy, America's largest retail pharmacy with 6,300 convenient locations nationwide, offers shoppers a wid...

Clarient Partners With Joint Venture Hospital Laboratories to Offer Pathologists Wide Array of Cancer Assays

Agreement Generates New Diagnostic Opportunities at 120 Hospital-Affiliated Labs Nationwide ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Clarient, Inc. (Nasdaq: CLRT ), a premier anatomic pathology and molecular testing services resource for pathologists, onco...

Prime Healthcare Services Enters Into Network Wide Contract With Aetna Health Plans

VICTORVILLE, Calif., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare Services, Inc. (PHS) entered into a multi-year managed care agreement with Aetna Health Plans (Aetna) effective February 28, 2008 for all of their products, i.e., PPO, POS and HMO. Aetna enrollees can now seek care at any one of PHS...

Stem Cells From Testes Produce Wide Range of Tissue Types

Work with mice might lead to treatments for diseases such as diabetes and Alzheimer's WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. researchers say they've successfully reprogrammed adult stem cells from the testes of male mice into a wide variety of cell types, including functional blood vessels...

Stem cells derived from adult testes produce wide range of tissue types

After a decade of research, Howard Hughes Medical Institute scientists have succeeded in reprogramming adult stem cells from the testes of male mice into functional blood vessels and contractile cardiac tissue. The research offers a promising new source of stem cells for use in organ regeneration ...

Ascension Orthopedics Launches the TITAN(TM) Humeral Resurfacing Device World Wide

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascension Orthopedics, Inc. announced today that the TITAN(TM) humeral resurfacing device is now available to help people who suffer from debilitating shoulder disorders. Ascension received FDA approval for the TITAN(TM) in October 2006 and recently com...

Veterinary Dentistry Opens Wide

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- From eliminating pain to improving an animal's overall well-being, pet dental health is gaining increased attention these days. Gone is the time when veterinary dentistry was little more than an occasional cleaning or pulling of the teeth, according ...

Compassionate Friends Bereavement Organization Recognizes 141 Compassionate Employers Nationwide

Employers that have shown extra sensitivity to employees that have experienced the death of a child, sibling, or grandchild are being recognited as Compassionate Employer Recognition recipients as recognized by The Compassionate Friends, the nation's largest bereavement organization with more tha...

Survey Finds Wide HIV Ignorance in the UK

More than 20 percent people aged 18 to 24 in the UK are so ignorant about HIV, that they believe that the virus has a cure, according to a poll. The poll was conducted to mark the 25th death anniversary of Terry Higgins, who was among the first people known to die of an AIDS-related illnes...

Inquest of Date-rape Drug Victim Attracts Wide Attention in Australia

Dianne Elizabeth Brimble, the 42-year-old mother of three from Brisbane, Queensland in Australia died on September 23, 2002 , within 24 hours of boarding a cruise liner. She was apparently felled by a toxic combination of alcohol and date-rape drug gamma hydroxybutyrate, also known as fantasy. ...

Eyes Wide Shut-To The Dangers Of Kajal

According to New York City officials, many are blind to the perils of imported eye cosmetics//. The officials are warning the public about the use of such eye makeup products known as kajal, kohl and surma which are imported from Asia, Middle East and North Africa. These products used traditiona...

If The World Wide Web is Your Self Proclaimed Physician, Trouble Could be Just a Click Away

The internet which is a reservoir of information has done unimaginable wonders to industries and society.// In a society that is largely technology driven, ‘net’ working is the byword of the present age, with information available with a mere tap of the fingers. Therefore it comes as no surprise th...

World wide Increase in Childhood Allergies

According to scientists childhood allergies are increasing around the world, even in several developing countries where asthma, hay fever and eczema have become serious// public health issues. Asthma, especially, is responsible for many children missing school, being hospitalized or even dying....

WHO reports 36 million deaths world wide due to chronic diseases

Reports from World Health Organization (WHO), shows that 36 million deaths occurs world wide due to chronic diseases such as heart diseases, stroke, cancer and diabetes and serious measures has to be taken to prevent this // in the next 10 years. The main factors which are responsible for the cause...

London Emergency Services Receive Wide Appreciation

The key for a metropolis in coping with a terrorist attack is how fast and co-ordinated// are the cities emergency medical services. Yesterday London witnessed one of the worst terrorist attacks when it was still celebrating the successful 2012 Olympics hosting bid. In the morning rush hours ...

Increased demand for Bird flu anti-viral drug world wide

Due to fears of large scale global outbreak of bird flu that can occur any time given the current conditions world wide people have started stock piling and storing stocks of bird flu vaccines and anti-viral drugs//. Even the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) plans to stock vaccines and...

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Report Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...ugh kp.org, a 17 percent increase from the second quarter of last year. As not-for-profit organizations, KFHP/H also use resources to support a wide range of community benefit programs that provide care for low-income individuals and support community-based health partnerships, research, training, ...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Announces Expiration and Results of Tender Offers for Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes and Senior Subordinated Notes and Solicitation of Consents to Related Indentures

...n Agents for the Offers. About Duane Reade Founded in 1960, Duane Reade is the largest drug store chain in New York City, offering a wide variety of prescription and over-the-counter drugs, health and beauty care items, cosmetics, greeting cards, convenience foods and photofinishing. As...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Announces Closing of Offering of $300 Million of 11.75% Senior Secured Notes Due 2015

...rmation of Duane Reade." About Duane Reade Founded in 1960, Duane Reade is the largest drug store chain in New York City, offering a wide variety of prescription and over-the-counter drugs, health and beauty care items, cosmetics, greeting cards, convenience foods and photofinishing. As...

Verizon and California Partnership to End Domestic Violence Launch Program to Help Victims Protect Themselves by Using Technology

...ive speeches and biographies, media contacts, high-quality video and images, and other information are available at Verizon's News Center on the World wide Web at www.v e ri z on . c o m/news . To receive news releases by e-mail, visit the News Center and register for customized automatic deli...

Lifeclinic to Showcase Health Stations and Health Communicator at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores 2009 Pharmacy and Technology Conference

...e module with a 10.4" LCD that will be retrofitted to many of Lifeclinic's blood pressure monitors now in pharmacies giving consumers access to a wide array of health information while increasing opportunities for pharmacies and manufacturers to promote their services, products and brands. "...

ConvaTec Launches Versiva(R) XC(R) Campaign and Best Practice Statement

... AQUACEL((R)) and AQUACEL((R)) Ag dressings are soft, absorbent non-woven wound dressings based on Hydrofiber((R)) Technology. Indicated for a wide range of moderate-to-highly exuding chronic and acute wounds, AQUACEL((R)) and AQUACEL((R)) Ag dressings come in a variety of shapes, sizes and format...

Sao Paulo Hosts Second CPhI and P-MEC South America Pharma Events

... that ensures a high level of networking and business opportunities in a single event visit. Alongside the exhibitions will be a five-element, wide ranging conference programme focused on trends and key technical issues and challenges in the emerging pharma markets of South America. The pro...
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