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John Legend and Gap Join (PRODUCT)RED(TM) to Help Eliminate AIDS in Africa with Exclusive (RED)ZONE Seating at Madison Square Garden

NEW YORK, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy-Award winning artist and long-time (PRODUCT)RED supporter John Legend is joining with Gap to create an exclusive (RED)ZONE seating section for his August 13th, 2009 concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Beginning July 29th, every purcha...

MedImmune Funds Study to Help Gain Insights Into Full Burden of RSV Disease Among Premature Infants

Prospective Study Seeks to Assess RSV Burden in Outpatient Setting During First Year of Life; Reinforcing Commitment to Pediatric Research GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- MedImmune continues to advance its commitment to pediatric research with today's announcement of the first ob...

Mayo Researchers Help Discover Genetic Cause for Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

ROCHESTER, Minn., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have discovered a novel molecular path that predisposes patients to develop primary biliary cirrhosis , a disease that mainly affects women and slowly destroys their livers. Primary biliary cirrhosis has no known cause. The fi...

New NIH-Funded Study Shows Masimo Rainbow SET(R) May Help Clinicians Assess Oxygenation in Children With Sickle Cell Disease

Study Presented at the American Thoracic Society by Researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Confirms Accuracy and Clinical Value of Noninvasive SpCO(R) and SpMet(R) IRVINE, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI ), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(T...

ValueOptions(R) Supports New Hospital-Based Performance Measures to Help Patients Get the Best Treatment for Inpatient and Outpatient Services

NORFOLK, Va., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(R), Inc., the nation's largest independent behavioral health and wellness company, announces its support for the use of The Joint Commission's Hospital-Based Inpatient Psychiatric Services (HBIPS) performance measures. The basis for the recently c...

Investigational Genetic Test May Help Address Common Problems in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

- Eight Studies Presented at Leading Urology Meeting Show that Simple Urine Test for PCA3 Gene May Improve Accuracy of Prostate Cancer Detection, Reduce Unnecessary Biopsies - - Gen-Probe to Begin Pivotal Clinical Study in Effort to Gain U.S. Regulatory Approval - SAN DIEGO, ...

Autism Genes Discovered; Help Shape Connections Among Brain Cells

-Findings Suggest Biological Reasons for Altered Early Neural Development- PHILADELPHIA, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A research team has connected more of the intricate pieces of the autism puzzle, with two studies that identify genes with important contributions to the disorder. One ...

Astrocytes Help Separate Man From Mouse

ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A type of brain cell that was long overlooked by researchers embodies one of very few ways in which the human brain differs fundamentally from that of a mouse or rat, according to researchers who published their findings as the cover story in th...

New Aspirin Recommendation Can Help Prevent Heart Attacks & Strokes, Says Partnership for Prevention

WASHINGTON, March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) underscores the value of regular aspirin use in preventing heart attacks and strokes among many adults, the head of Partnership for Prevention said today. The USPSTF foun...

Emerging Therapies Could Help Ease The Chronic Symptoms of Atopic Dermatitis For Adults and Children

SAN FRANCISCO, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Atopic dermatitis, the common, chronic, inflammatory skin disease marked by red, itchy rashes, has been increasing in prevalence over the past two decades and affects a disproportionate number of children. According to current estimates, approximat...

MEDIHONEY(TM) Dressings Shown to Help Improve Outcomes of Non-Healing Venous Leg Ulcers in Recent Case Series

Eleven of eleven wounds healed in 6 weeks or less PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Derma Sciences, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DSCI ), a provider of advanced wound care products, announced today that its MEDIHONEY Dressings were the focus of a case series on eleven non-heal...

New Data Show That Herceptin, Xeloda and Avastin Help Patients With Early and Advanced Breast Cancer Live Longer or Remain Disease Free for Longer

BASEL, Switzerland, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- New data being presented at the CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) show that Herceptin (trastuzumab), Avastin (bevacizumab) and oral Xeloda (capecitabine) continue to offer new and better treatment options for breast cancer patients al...

Behavioral Modification Programs Help Obese Children Manage Their Weight

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Obese school-age kids and teens can lose weight or prevent further weight gain if they participate in medium- to high-intensity behavioral management programs, according to a new report released today by HHS' Agency for Healthcare Research an...

Mayo Clinic Discovery May Help Diabetic Gastric Problem

ROCHESTER, Minn., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayo Clinic researchers have found what may provide a solution to one of the more troubling complications of diabetes -- delayed gastric emptying or gastroparesis. The researchers showed in animal models that a red blood cell derivative incr...

Debiopharm Moves Towards a New 6-Month Formulation of Decapeptyl(R) to Further Help Prostate Cancer Patients

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, September 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiopharm Group (Debiopharm), a global biopharmaceutical development specialist that focuses on serious medical conditions and particularly oncology, announces the filing of an application with the European Agencies for the approval of its n...

Can Implantable Devices for Heart Failure Help Assess Risk of Future Adverse Events for Heart Failure Patients?

ICDs monitoring intrathoracic fluid identify patients at a high risk for subsequent adverse events in heart failure patients TORONTO, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Today a clinical trial "PARTNERS HF: Multi-Site Program to Access and Review Trending Information and Evaluate Correlation to ...

New Computer-Based Tools Will Help Make Best Use of Genetic Breast Cancer Tests

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new federal project, funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, will lead efforts to develop, implement and evaluate four computer-based decision-support tools that will help clinicians and patients better use genetic tests to...

U.S. Preventive Medicine: Employers Can Help Workers Avoid Heart Attacks

Prevention Expert Offers Tips for Benefits/HR Managers DALLAS, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Employers and their corporate human resources departments can play an important role in preventing their workers from suffering crippling or fatal heart attacks, according to a leading prevention ex...

U.S. Prevention Medicine: Employers Can Help Workers Avoid Heart Attacks

Prevention Expert Offers Tips for Benefits/HR Managers DALLAS, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Employers and their corporate human resources departments can play an important role in preventing their workers from suffering crippling or fatal heart attacks, according to a leading prevention ex...

Animals That Cyclone Survivors Depend on Need Help Now

BANGKOK, Thailand, May 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An emergency veterinary team from the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) is on stand-by in Thailand awaiting authority to enter cyclone struck Myanmar to assess and then relieve the suffering of thousands of animals that human...

Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO) to Help Lead Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative

ACRO to collaborate with key stakeholders on efforts to enhance the clinical research enterprise WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO), which represents the clinical outsourcing industry to regulators, biopharmaceutical clien...

Starting Flu Vaccination in August Could Help Protect Nearly 11 Million More Children During Scheduled Doctors' Visits

HONOLULU, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Research presented at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) shows that by starting flu vaccinations in August -- ahead of the start of the typical flu vaccination season -- healthcare providers could reach an additional 10.7 million childr...

Continued Funding to Help Advance 'Exciting Moment' in Diabetes Research

American Diabetes Association and Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation Announce Renewed Commitment to Diabetes Gene Study ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Diabetes Association (ADA) has announced research projects to study newly discovered human type 2...

Vermillion and the Ohio State University Report That Novel Diagnostic Test May Help Predict Risk for Relapse of TTP, A Serious Blood Disorder

- Findings Published in the British Journal of Hematology - FREMONT, Calif., April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vermillion, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRML ) today reported findings from an Ohio State University (OSU) clinical study that indicated that a surface-enhanced laser desorption/ionization ...

Clinically Proven Treatment Offers Help to Rosacea Sufferers

DUBLIN, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- It is commonly known that many children get facial rashes, while teenagers tend to have acne - but as a person ages, their skin is supposed to clear up. However, studies show there are millions of adults who still suffer from these kinds of facial skin condit...

People With Diabetes May Have All-Natural Citrus Supplement To Help Lower Blood Glucose and Cholesterol Levels

KGK Synergize Inc. presents Diabetinol(TM), test results SAN DIEGO, April 9, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new studies presented at the Experimental Biology Annual Meeting suggest that an all-natural dietary supplement made from citrus may help people with type 2 diabetes lower their blood ...

Hope for Emphysema Sufferers: Clinical Trial That May Help Patients Breathe Easier Begins at Central DuPage Hospital

Patient enrollment begins for trial of airway bypass procedure to treat advanced widespread emphysema WINFIELD, Ill., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at Suburban Lung Associates and the Chicago Chest Center recently announced the start of the EASE (Exhale Airway Stents...

Recent Data Study Suggests Cortisol Could Help Alleviate Suffering for Those With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia

New Hope Available for the Millions Suffering from these Diseases LOS ANGELES, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and fibromyalgia (FM) are two serious and debilitating diseases with no confirmed cause and limited treatment options. However, results of a new ...

Joslin Study Identifies Key Factor That Links Metabolic Syndrome; Finding May Help Millions at High Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

BOSTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study led by researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center has identified insulin resistance in the liver as a key factor in the cause of metabolic syndrome and its associated atherosclerosis, disorders that put tens of millions of Americans at high risk...

Study Says Allergy Shots Help Children, Reduce Health Care Costs

BioMedEcon Study, First of its Kind in US, Finds Allergy Immunotherapy Beneficial Even When Treatment Not Completed MOSS BEACH, Calif., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMedEcon, a leading provider of health economics and outcomes research, today announced findings of a landmark study w...

New AVEENO(R) Eczema Care Product Line Offers Breakthrough Formulas to Help Manage the Signs and Symptoms of Eczema

SKILLMAN, N.J., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), 10-20 percent of the world's population suffers from eczema, an inflamed skin condition characterized by red, scaly and itchy skin. To help manage the condition's symptoms, which tend to flare up in...

Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital Using Bubbles to Help Babies Breathe

Bubble CPAP system improves outcomes for premature babies FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bubbles have entertained kids for generations. Now, they are helping improve the care of premature infants. Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital's (HMFW) neonatal intensive care ...

Patient Navigators Help Minority, Low-Income Cancer Patients Get Life-Saving Treatments

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Volunteers who guide low-income and minority cancer patients through cancer treatment, called lay patient navigators (LPN), help them to overcome major obstacles that prevent them from receiving quality care and achieving better outcomes, according to a stu...

Aching Back? Cholesterol Medication Might Help

Study finds that using statins may be useful in treatment for degenerative disc disease LAS VEGAS, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Back pain, a hallmark of degenerative disc disease, sends millions of people to their doctor. In fact, more than 80 percent of patients who undergo spine surg...

Feeling Anxious or Distracted? New Research Shows a Cup of Tea Could Help

New Findings Show How Tea Impacts Brain Waves Other Research Links Drinking Tea to Weight Management and Reduced Risk of Heart Disease, Certain Cancers & Diabetes WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading scientists from around the world convened today in Washing...

NIDA Study Identifies Genes That Might Help Some People Abstain from Smoking

Findings Move Science Closer to Targeted, Improved Therapies BETHESDA, Md., April 2, 2007--Scientists supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health, have for the first time identified genes that might increase a person's ability to abstain fr...

Response Genetics Announces Publication of a Phase III Clinical Trial Demonstrating That Low Levels of ERCC-1 Help to Predict Likelihood of Response to Cisplatin-Based Therapy in Lung Cancer

- First prospective biomarker trial in non-small cell lung cancer - LOS ANGELES, July 09, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Response Genetics, Inc. today announced that positive Phase III clinical data published in the July 1 issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology suggests that low expression of t...

Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating

... The study was prompted by initial findings reported four years ago by Alan Kristal, Dr.P.H., and colleagues, who found that regular yoga practice may help prevent middle-age spread in normal-weight people and may promote weight loss in those who are overweight. At the time, the researchers suspected that...

Cancer Centers of North Carolina Offers HDR Brachytherapy for Treatment of Cancerous Tumors

...ith access to the latest advancements in therapies, clinical research and technology, as well as best-in-class clinical and operational processes that help to advance the quality, safety and cost effectiveness of cancer care. For more information, visit www.usoncology.com . ...

SIRO Clinpharm Completes Successful Implementation of Oracle Life Sciences Application Suite

...the rollout of the entire OLSAS as per our plan for the India operations," said Dr. Ajit Nair, President, India Operations, SIRO Clinpharm. "This will help us manage critical tasks in clinical operations and drug safety in an efficient and globally compliant manner, thus providing our clients the best of ...
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