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Midwest Medical Aesthetics Helps Defy Nature and Wrinkles with Artefill

LEAWOOD, Kan., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest Medical Aesthetics has selected Artefill, the first and only FDA-approved microsphere-enhanced collagen filler for the correction of smile lines, to help patients defy nature and wrinkles. Kathleen Stegman, RN, M.A. has been an avid Arte...

NATB Announces Partnership With Ronald McDonald House Charities(R)

OAK BROOK, Ill., Aug. 7 / PRNewswire / -- Today, Ronald McDonald House Charities ((R)) (RMHC ((R)) ) announced a multi-year partnership with the National Association of Ticket Brokers (NATB) that includes ticket donations to select Ronald McDonald House Charities in the United St...

Guided care reduces cost of health care for older persons with chronic conditions

The nation's sickest and most expensive patients need fewer health care resources and cost insurers less when they are closely supported by a nurse-physician primary care team that tracks their health and offers regular support, according to a study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Sc...

TNF Blockers May Help Some With Rheumatoid Arthritis

If standard treatment fails, more intensive therapy works well, study finds THURSDAY, Aug. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who respond poorly to standard treatment with methotrexate may benefit from additional treatment with tumor necrosis factor (TN...

Men With Angina Do Worse Than Women

Doubled rate of heart attack, tripled rate of death seen in study THURSDAY, Aug. 6 (HealthDay News) -- New research shows that men diagnosed with the chest pain called angina did much worse than women, and neither artery-opening angioplasty nor coronary-bypass surgery reduced long-term...

Largest Survey of Its Kind Finds That People With Psoriasis Are at Risk for Other Medical Conditions

National Psoriasis Foundation data show more than half of those with psoriasis have other health issues PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emerging research reveals that people with psoriasis are at risk for developing other serious medical conditions in...

NutraCea Announces Forbearance Agreement With Bank and Provides Update on Business Strategy and Transactions

PHOENIX, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NutraCea (OTC: NTRZ) , a world leader in stabilized rice bran nutrient research and technology, today announced the Company has entered into a forbearance agreement with Wells Fargo Bank, N. A. ("Wells Fargo") relating to the previously disclosed...

President Clinton and Mylan Chairman and CEO Robert J. Coury Announce New Agreement to Lower Price of Treatment for Patients with Drug-Resistant HIV in Developing Countries

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- President Bill Clinton, Mylan Chairman and CEO Robert J. Coury and Matrix Laboratories Founder and Vice Chairman N. Prasad today announced an important agreement to enable better, more affordable treatments for patients on "second-line" antire...

California Cancer Specialists Medical Group, Inc. Opens Outpatient Cancer Center in South Pasadena, Calif., With Renowned Medical Staff, State-of-the-Art Technology

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- California Cancer Specialists Medical Group, Inc. opened its first free-standing multi-specialty cancer center in South Pasadena. The 22,000 s.f. facility, operating under the banner, South Pasadena Cancer Center, will provide outpatient ser...

AADE, Emory University and Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute Partner to Educate and Improve Access to Care for Atlanta-area Minorities with Diabetes

ATLANTA, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) today announced the launch of an Atlanta-based program aimed at improving self-management of diabetes among minority populations. In partnership with Emory University's Latino Diabetes Education Program...

Bellicum Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of Phase I/II Clinical Trial of Novel Vaccine for Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer

HOUSTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced dosing of the first patient in a Phase I/II clinical trial of BP-GMAX-CD1, a novel pharmacologically regulated dendritic cell vaccine for the treatment of prostate cancer. The disease-specific trial is be...

Coastal Contacts Helps Students Set Sights on Good Grades with $19.95 Glasses

Coastal Contacts, the world's largest online retailer of contact lenses and eyeglasses, launches their Back-To-School Kids Glasses Deals, aiming to help kids and teens in need of vision correction to afford eyeglasses for the new school year. Vancouver, BC (Vocus) Augus...

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro: Vytorin and Zetia Makers Settle Class-Action Suit With Proposed $41.5 Million

BOSTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ --- Attorneys representing consumers and third-party payors today announced a proposed $41.5 million settlement with drug manufacturers Merck & Co. (NYSE: MRK ) and Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) to settle allegations the companies suppr...

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases honors VCU physician with Maxwell Finland Award for 2010

RICHMOND, Va. (Aug. 5, 2009) An internationally recognized Virginia Commonwealth University physician has been named a recipient of the 2010 Maxwell Finland Award for his pioneering contributions that have advanced the understanding of infectious diseases, joining an esteemed group of past recipi...

What you eat depends on with whom you eat

Hamilton, ON. August 5, 2009 If you are a woman who dines with a man, chances are you choose food with fewer calories than if you dine with a woman. That is one of the findings in a study conducted by researchers at McMaster University. The results appear in the online version of the internati...

Addrenex Pharmaceuticals Announces Licensing Agreement With Dream Pharma

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Addrenex Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to developing treatments to regulate the adrenergic system, announced today an exclusive partnership with Dream Pharma. In keeping with its long-range plan to ...

National Council on Disability to Call for Emergency Management Changes for People with Disabilities

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Council on Disability (NCD) will release its latest report on effective emergency management for people with disabilities at 9:45 a.m. on August 12 at the International Association of Emergency Managers' 2009 National Conferenc...

FileTrail Joins With Lexmark To Offer End-to-End RFID-Enabled Item Management, Tracking, and Printing Solutions

FileTrail and Lexmark combine industry-leading RFID software, services with industry-first RFID laser printing capabilities to create a complete end-to-end, RFID-enabled solution for item management, tracking, and printing. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) August 5, 2009 -- Today,...

Helping Dogs With Allergies: A 'Simple Solution' for a Not So Simple Health Problem

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Achoo! Certainly, a sneeze can be one sign that a dog has allergies. But so can incessant scratching, licking a "hot spot," recurrent ear infections and frequent messes on the living room floor. Indeed, more than half of all dog owners in the U.S....

Number of Californians with No Health Insurance is Rising says MedicareSupplementPlans.com

An increasing number of working adults are currently without or, without a change in state health policies, will soon be without health says MedicareSupplementPlans.com . Los Angeles, CA (Vocus) August 5, 2009 -- Another 100,000 working Californians could be added to t...

New Book Helps Those with Bipolar Disorder Manage Diets - and Lives

Author Sarah Freeman recently published a new book entitled, " The Bipolar Diet: Managing Mood, Food and Weight ." The book is designed to provide a roadmap for those with bipolar disorder on improving diet and making lifestyle changes that can improve both mental and physical health. ...

Ten Years Later: O.I.S. Media Leads Physician Job Board Industry with Innovative Technology

Destin-based company recognized by Newsweek, PC Magazine and others Destin, FL (PRWEB) August 4, 2009 -- In 1999 Christina Timmons parlayed a background in health care marketing and public relations into a new online industry. That's when her company, O.I.S. Media, laun...

Office Evolution Partners with Eco-Friendly ISONAS to Improve Client Security and Access Technology

Office Evolution teams with ISONAS Security Systems to provide secure 24/7 access to all their clients at all locations. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 5, 2009 -- Office Evolution announces the completion of its card reader access system which allows all of its clients se...

Young Vets With PTSD More Prone to Heart Risk Factors

Researcher suspects mental health issues may lead to unhealthy habits TUESDAY, Aug. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts who have mental health problems such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are also at higher risk for having cardiovascular disea...

Samarion Announces Partnership With Adesta to Install the SamarionSolution Nationwide

JACKSON, Miss., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Samarion announced today it has entered into an agreement with Nebraska-based Adesta for the nationwide installation of the SamarionSolution in long-term care and acute care facilities. The SamarionSolution is the only enterprise quality im...

Nexicon Partners With IntentionQuest to Protect Intellectual Property Rights of Self Help Industry

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nexicon (Pink Sheets: NXCO), developer of next generation digital media protection and intelligence solutions, today announced the launch of AmnestyQuest.com , a website that provides authors in the self-help/motivational market with ...

The Cooper Institute Launches Nationwide Testing With Pearson VUE for Certified Personal Trainer (CI-CPT) Exam

DALLAS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cooper Institute, the Dallas-based nonprofit research and education facility, now offers the Certified Personal Trainer (CI-CPT) certification exam nationwide through Pearson VUE professional testing centers. Previously only offered at The Co...

Surveyed Physicians Will Treat Over 50 Percent of Hepatitis C Genotype 1-Infected Patients With the Protease Inhibitor Telaprevir

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, based on profiles provided to them of emerging protease inhibitors, surveyed physicians indicate that they will prescr...

The National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Canadian and European Anti-Fraud Organizations

Effort aims to create an international Network of health care counter fraud organizations and professionals and pursue a co-operative and collaborative approach to combating the problem of health care fraud. WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Health Car...

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Settles License Dispute With Alfa Wassermann

NEW YORK, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall / -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX ) announced today that the Company and Alfa Wassermann S.p.A. have settled a dispute over issues arising from the terminated license agreement for Sulonex (sulodexide). Under the terms of the settl...

Connectyx Partners with InstantAmber, a Leader in Child Safety and Missing Children Awareness

PALM CITY, Fla., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group Inc. (Pink Sheets: CTYX) is pleased to announce that the Company has formed a partnership with InstantAmber, a leading child safety and missing children awareness company. The agreement will enable InstantAmber to ...

Arcadia HealthCare's DailyMed(TM) Signs Deal with Comfort Keepers(R), A Leading Provider of In-Home Care

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arcadia Resources, Inc. (NYSE Amex: KAD ), a leading provider of innovative consumer health care services under the Arcadia HealthCare(SM) brand, has signed an agreement with a leading national in-home care provider Comfort Keepers((R) )to...

AquaHydrate, First High Performance Sports Water, Targets So Cal Sports Market With Summer Event Support

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- AquaHydrate, the first high-performance sports water , is targeting the Southern California sports market through its support of a variety of major sporting events throughout the late summer and fall. AquaHydrate is desi...

Lexicon Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of LX2931 in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing breakthrough treatments for human disease, announced today that it has initiated a Phase 2 cli...

Families With Special Needs Children Need Special Financial Strategies

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 15 percent of Americans over the age of five have some sort of disability, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Parents with special needs children know they need to create a long-term strategy to provide care for those children after the...

Atlanta Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon Thomas Lintner, MD Renewing Bodies and Spirits for New Moms with a Mommy Makeover

New mothers often experience difficulty getting their bodies back to their pre-pregnancy figures. Even with rigorous diet and exercise, the physical changes the body goes through during pregnancy can cause excess skin in the midsection, stretch marks, breast sagginess, and an overall tired and ag...

Veracord Delivers FDA Expertise with SyberWorks Latest Learning Management Solution

Veracord™, ( www.veracord.com ), a privately held consulting company, announced today its marketing partnership with SyberWorks Incorporated, a leader in custom Learning Management System solutions. Veracord's comprehensive validation and compliance expertise extends the SyberWorks web-base...

Millin Associates has the Perfect Solution for Hospitals & Health Centers Dealing With an Influx of Uninsured Patients

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The uninsured issue has become a crisis: the State of New York estimates that 2.3 million residents are currently without health insurance, a number that is continuing to rise. An increasing number of patients find themselves going to large hospitals and clin...

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Missouri Harnesses Social Media to Interact with Members

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Not just for teens anymore--social networking and media tools such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are being used by adults to interact with their friends, families and to gain information. Now, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield members can add these to...

Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc. (HTDS) Experiments with Hyperbaric Oxygenation (HBO) Traumatic Brain Injury

BELGRADE, Serbia, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc. (HTDS:PK), http://www.htdsmedical.com announced that researchers in its Slavica BioChem division have reported results on experiments in which the potential beneficial effects of Hyperbaric oxygenation (HBO) after tra...
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