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Physician Hospitals of America Charges: Hospital Associations Bargain Away $155 Billion in Medicare Funding in Attempt to Destroy Physician Hospitals

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the American Hospital Association, Federation of American Hospitals and Catholic Health Association announced an agreement with the White House and Senate Finance Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) to reduce Medicare hospital spending by $155 billion. Cost saving...

Homecare Associations Nationwide Urge Policymakers to Rescind Controversial Medicare 'Competitive' Bidding Rule

Bidding Program for Home Medical Equipment and Services Is Anti-Competitive and Harmful to Patients and Seniors ARLINGTON, Va., April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter sent today, the American Association for Homecare and 27 regional and state homecare associations urged the White Hou...

NABP Wins ASAE's 2009 Associations Advance America Award of Excellence

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(R) (NABP(R)) is one of only 21 organizations nationally to receive an Award of Excellence in the first round of the 2009 Associations Advance America (AAA) Awards program, a national competitio...

Defective Chinese Drywall Lawsuit: Florida Homeowners' Associations and Condominium Associations Plagued by Defective Chinese Drywall Urged to Investigate their Rights

Parker Waichman Alonso LLP is offering free consultations to Florida homeowners' associations and condominium associations in communities that have reported problems with defective Chinese drywall. (PRWEB) March 12, 2009 -- Parker Waichman Alonso LLP is offering free co...

BRANDEMiX Selected to Launch Cerebral Palsy Associations of NYS Metro Services New Strategic Plan

The Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State's Metro Services has chosen BRANDEMiX, the NYC-based communications consultancy known for innovative branding around human resources initiatives, to brand and launch an employee communications campaign in support of their new strategic plan. ...

Major Mental Health Associations Join to Support Give an Hour

Organization Provides Free Mental Health Services for Returning Troops and Families WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four major mental health associations in the United States -- American Association of Pastoral Counselors, American Psychiatric Association, American Psychologic...

American Heart Associations Announces Call for Entries for Howard L. Lewis Achievement Award

DALLAS, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association announces the call for entries for the Howard L. Lewis Achievement Award, the association's highest honor for health and science reporting. The award was established in 2000, to recognize and honor the career achieveme...

Major Associations Band Together to Urge Congressional Action on Tobacco Legislation

WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American School Health Association, the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the National School Boards Association today joined together to create one voice to urge Congress to pass H.R. 1108, the Family Smoking Prevention ...

Pharmacist Associations Partner to Increase the Voice of Pharmacy

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) and the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP) are collaborating to increase the legislative and regulatory clout of pharmacists who engage in compounding. IACP has establi...

Salugen to Present Research on Generational Associations of Reward Deficiency Syndrome at XVth World Congress on Psychiatric Genetics

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Salugen, Inc., a personalized health and wellness company will present its research entitled: Generational Association Studies of Dopaminergic Genes (DRD1, DRD2, DAT1, & DBH) In Reward Deficiency Syndrome (RDS): A Paradigm Shift In Selecting Appropriate Phenot...
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Teeth and Gums Also Benefit from the Healing Power of Aloe Vera

...e. Products must also adhere to certain manufacturing standards. Dilip George, MDS, co-author of the study, suggests that consumers consult non-profit associations such as the International Aloe Science Council to see what products have received the organization's seal of quality. "Thankfully, consumers...

Is Obesity an Oral Bacterial Disease?

... participate in the pathology that leads to obesity. The complete research study is published in the June issue of the International and American associations for Dental Research's Journal of Dental Research, and is available online at http://jdr.sagepub.com/cgi/content/full/88/6/519 . About the ...

DIA Annual Meeting Attendees Invited to Participate in Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Clinical Trial Survey

...sourcing services, is facilitating the survey in partnership with the eClinical Forum. Members of the eClinical Forum and numerous other collaborating associations have invited site staff involved in clinical trials to participate in this global and system-independent survey. DIA Annual Meeting attendees can part...

New Studies Show Popular Heartburn Medications Moderate the Effect of Taking Widely Prescribed Heart Drug

...ncurrently taking a PPI and clopidogrel to a group of 9,862 patients who were only taking clopidogrel. When PPIs were examined individually all of the associations were highly statistically significant. To address a related issue that has raised questions about the PPI/clopidogrel interaction, the researcher...

New Analysis Evaluated Impact of Genetic Variation on Response to Prasugrel

...in CY, Eddy SM, Dostalik J, Mount J, Azuma J, Fujio Y, Jang IJ, Shin SG, Bleavins MR, Williams JA, Paulauskis JD, Wilner KD. Pharmacokinetics/genotype associations for major cytochrome P450 enzymes in native and first- and third-generation Japanese populations: comparison with Korean, Chinese, and Caucasian popul...

New Body of Research Suggests Statin Use Benefits Multiple Areas of Urologic Health

...e SEARCH database Statin use may be associated with a reduction in the risk of biochemical recurrence following prostatectomy. Abstract 574: associations between statin use and prostate-specific antigen levels and prostate cancer diagnosis Statin use may be associated with a decreased risk of prostat...

Worldwide Cost Estimate for Alzheimer's and Dementia Is US$315.4 Billion

...lzheimer's Disease International (ADI) is the international federation of 77 Alzheimer associations. It was founded in 1984 as a network for Alzheimer associations around the world to share and exchange information, resources and skills. ADI is based in London and is registered as a non-profit organization in the...

Study Finds Family History, Higher Incidence of Sunburns Associated With Rosacea

...ndings," said Dr. Kimball. "Although these results are quite preliminary, they are important for future research as we start to explore these positive associations and their implications in controlling this condition." In families with a history of rosacea, Dr. Kimball advised parents to consistently protect...

10-State Project to Study Methods to Reduce Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in Hospital ICUs

..., Md., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospital associations in 10 states have been selected to participate in ...ill participate in the project. The hospital associations and patient safety groups were chosen to participa...ate funding to work with additional state hospital associations and their patient safety partners. In January...

CHMP Recommends Approval of New Indication for Enbrel(R) as Treatment for Severe Psoriasis in Paediatric Patients

...iasis. http://www.psoriasis.org/about/psoriasis/plaque.php . Accessed October 2008 4. Mrowietz, U et al. The importance of disease associations and concomitant therapy for the long-term management of Psoriasis patients Arch Dermatol Res (2006) 5. Paller, AS et al. Etanercept...
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Radianse Indoor Positioning Context-sensitive Medicine

Description:... ability of medical equipment, devices and applications to respond in pre-determined ways based on what is happening around them. It is enabled by the associations a Radianse indoor positioning solution (IPS) establishes among people, things and spaces, and it requires identity, location and time to be known accu...
Company:Radianse, Inc.

Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations, 5th Ed.

Features:...ts include the virus nomenclature, computer technology, medical informatics, and molecular biology, along with more from the list of organizations and associations With Skyscape's smARTlink™ technology, you can cross-index with other clinical and drug prescription products from Skyscape to provide an integr...
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European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition

... on stomach , colorectal , breast , prostate and lung cancers. The different dietary patterns in the different countries should enable reliable associations to be made between particular diets and cancers. The analysis of stored blood samples should also allow dissection of genetic factors involved in canc...

Sexual orientation and medicine

...sexual orientation and medicine including medical associations and societies, medical schools , health, health ... Contents 1 LGBT-specific medical associations 1.1 Australia 1.2 United Kingdom 1.3 United States 2 Medical associations with policy related to sexual orientation 2...
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Tardive dyskinesia

...n on tardive dyskinesia , the condition caused by psychoactive drugs. Metoclopramide & Tardive Dyskinesia . Diagnosis. Prognosis. Common associations ... Reglan and Tardive Dyskinesia . Reglan Uses. Heartburn & Reglan ... generally included under the rubric of tardive dyskinesia . ... ...

Neoplasm

...ntile hemangioma is a benign neoplasm that commonly develops in neonates ... Neoplasm produces antibody. Unknown immune mechanism. First associations of ... Paraneoplastic signs more disabling than neoplasm ... ... is a rare neoplasm of peripheral nerves including ... Intracranial hemangio...

Hypocalcemia

...ized calcium level mm of less than 1.1 mmol dL). It is a type of electrolyte disturbance. In... Covers the clinical features, factitious causes, associations with chronic ... CLINICAL PRESENTATION OF HYPOCALCEMIA . Hypocalcemia can present as an ... List of 12 disease causes of Hypocalcemia , pa...

Chiropractic

...ieds and more. Joint project of Quackwatch. Skeptical guide to chiropractic history, theories, and current practices. Federation of national associations of chiropractors in various countries dedicated to represent chiropractic profession in the international community. LA Chiropractic College. ...
Associations in Biological News

Healing power of aloe vera proves beneficial for teeth and gums, too

...oys or reduces the effects of certain essential compounds, such as enzymes and polysaccharides." Dr. George suggests that consumers consult non-profit associations such as the International Aloe Science Council to see what products have received the organization's seal of quality. Although there are more than...

A 'heart healthy' diet and ongoing, moderate physical activity may protect against cognitive decline

...nt Professor of Nutrition at Utah State University, and colleagues examined associations between how closely people adhered to the DASH diet and risk of cognitive d... at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, and colleagues sought to examine the associations between both long-term strenuous and moderate activity levels and cognition...

Chemicals in common consumer products may play a role in pre-term births

...s, but past studies show that several phthalates cause reproductive and developmental toxicity in animals. A couple of human studies have reported associations between phthalates and gestational age, but this is the first known study to look at the relationship between phthalates and premature births, Meeker ...

NIH expands Human Microbiome Project; funds sequencing centers and disease projects

...iome from obese and non-obese subjects from the Amish population to uncover associations with metabolism, inflammation, and other traits related to obesity. It wil...flammatory skin disease called atopic dermatitis. Researchers will look for associations between microbiomes, genetic factors associated with atopic dermatitis, and...

Technology guide: Principles -- applications -- trends

... intensive work involved. He describes the process: "More than 150 experts from both small and large companies, research establishments, universities, associations and authorities contributed to the Technology Guide's 13 topic areas, calling on the support of both technology generalists and internationally renown...

Scientific evidence of health problems from past contamination of drinking water at Camp Lejeune is limited and unlikely to be resolved with further study

...addition to reviewing the studies focusing specifically on Camp Lejeune, the committee examined data on exposures and available scientific research on associations between these chemicals and adverse health effects to determine which health problems might be associated with the Camp Lejeune contaminant exposure. ...

Cantabrian cornice has experienced seven cooling and warming phases over past 41,000 years

...g study involves climatic inferences being drawn on the basis of the fossil associations of small mammals whose remains have been deposited in El Mirn over the past 41,000 years. The fossil associations of these mammals reveal the composition of fauna living around the cave at ...

First comprehensive guidelines for managing medullary thyroid carcinoma published in Thyroid journal

...tts Medical School, in Worcester. "This form of thyroid cancer is especially important because of its high mortality, strong inheritance patterns, and associations with other serious glandular disorders. These evidence-based guidelines will become a benchmark for patient management and clinical research, as they ...

Protective footwear for diabetics at a high-street price

...ional outcomes of the project are the educational brochures and films we have produced and distribute to patients via doctors and clinics and diabetes associations that explain the importance of taking good care of their feet and wearing the right kind of shoes." ...

Stanford scientists find heat-tolerant coral reefs that may resist climate change

...esistant algae symbionts. Ofu also has pools of varying temperatures that allowed the research team to test under what conditions the symbionts formed associations with corals. In cooler lagoons, Oliver found only a handful of corals that host heat-resistant algae exclusively. But in hotter pools, he obs...
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Quantitative Analysis of Protein-DNA Associations in Vivo Using Real-Time PCR, Rev A

Swarup K Chakrabarti and Raghavendra G Mirmira*, Departments of Medicine and Pharmacology, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, 450 Ray C Hunt Dr, Box 801407, Charlottesville, VA 22903 USA ...

AIAG and MichBio Form New Collaborative Partnership

... Automotive and Biosciences associations join forces to Assist Michigan's Traditional Automotive Manufacturing Base Diversify into Medical Device Manufacturing Sout...

Endo Pharmaceuticals Reports Strong Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...on program on shingles and after-shingles pain in partnership with the National Pain Foundation, The National Council on Aging, and the Visiting Nurse associations of America, was launched in April 2009 with the unveiling of the campaign website www.AfterShingles.com . For the quarter ended June 30, 200...

Sanofi-aventis Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

...ernational experts follows recent comments on this issue made by healthcare authorities around the world, such as the EMEA and the FDA, and by patient associations and scientific bodies like the ADA, the AACE and the IDF, cautioning against any misinterpretation of or over-reaction to these data. On July ...

EPA Refuge Determination Positive for the Environment

...rowers and the interests of more than 300,000 farmers who contribute through corn checkoff programs in their states. NCGA and its 48 affiliated state associations and checkoff organizations work together to help protect and advance corn growers' interests. Contact: Ken Colombini NCGA 636-733-9004, ext....

New and Updated Online Tutorials for dbGaP, GAD, and DGV from OpenHelix

...alysis browser to identify candidate genomic regions for genotype-phenotype associations and to manipulate and customize the browser displays GAD GAD &n...from different perspectives to read detailed reports for unique genetic associations to perform basic searches for genes, diseases, polymorphisms, environme...

Studies Presented at International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease Reveal Substantial Economic Costs and Caregiver Burden Associated with Alzheimer's Disease

...ng the importance of the information presented. "These analyses provide important information - in some cases for the first time - about the associations between AD and the health and wellbeing of patients, healthcare costs, and the burden on caregivers," said study investigator, Daniel Murman, M.D., M....

Kendle Names Jarrod Pontius Chief Legal Officer

...e in the business/corporate department of the Cincinnati law firm Frost Brown Todd LLC. Pontius is a member of both the Cincinnati and Ohio Bar associations and the Association of Corporate Counsel and is a graduate of the Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers. He received his Juris Doctorate from ...

China's Vice Premier, Li Keqiang, Visits Sinovac to Inspect H1N1 Vaccine Production Preparation

...ease and evaluate strategies to control and prevent its transmission. As a member of the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and associations (IFPMA), Sinovac scientists attended the May 19th WHO/UN Meeting with Influenza A (H1N1) Vaccine Manufacturers, which was held in Geneva to update att...

Regional Biotech Association Warns Vermont Legislation Could Have Profound Negative Impact

... committed to ensuring that New England remains a global leader in biotechnology and the life sciences. NEBA members include the largest biotech associations in those states, including the Biotech Association of Maine, Connecticut United for Research Excellence (CURE), New Hampshire Bio/Medical Council, Rho...
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ProteinPilot Software from Applied Biosystems

Description:...ations simultaneously. Now you can distinguish protein isoforms, protein subsets, and suppress false positives. You can also visualize peptide-protein associations and relationships easily. The software is ideal for protein identification and relative protein expression analysis for discovery research. The Parago...
Company:Applied Biosystems
Associations in Biological Definition

Cancer

... cancer prevention comes from observational epidemiologic studies that show associations between modifiable life style factors or environmental exposures and specif...ecific components of fruits and vegetables are responsible for the observed associations or if healthy diets are simply associated with other beneficial interventio...

Memory

...aris is the capital of France". Episodic memory, on the other hand, is used for more personal memories, such as the sensations, emotions, and personal associations of a particular place or time. Autobiographical memory - memory for particular events within one's own life - is generally viewed as either equivalen...
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Plant

...leaves, seeds, fruit, pollen, spores, ... Includes an encyclopedia of flowers and plants indexed by botanical and common name as well as links to associations and societies. Offers a photographic encyclopedia of landscape plants and serves as an online plant and nature reference and a gardening market...

Nucleosome

... histones ... 3.3 ATP-dependent nucleosome remodelling ... nucleosome . Term information. Term lineage. External references. 193 gene product associations ... nucleosome [193 gene products] GO:0000786 : nucleosome [193 ... exact: nucleosome modeling. Definition ... together of a nucleosome , ...

Mycorrhizae

...gnificantly improve plant performance. You'll find ... The presence of mycorrhizae results in healthier plants. ... Mycorrhizae are symbiotic associations that form between the roots of most plant ... By this mechanism, mycorrhizae increase the effective absorptive surface area of ... BioOrganic...

Multiple alleles

...t common is multiple alleles . ... have more than two different alleles --thus, " multiple " alleles . ... ... significance and effect size of associations between alleles and ... alleles associated with multiple ... risk alleles for multiple sclerosis in a ... MULTIPLE ALLELES AND BLOOD ...

Minisatellite

...orted to be associated ... use of minisatellite fingerprinting in legal ... The insulin minisatellite has been studied intensively due to its associations ... Minisatellite homozygosity did not reduce the frequency of these mutants in sperm. ... Directed Amplification of Minisatellite DNA ... A ...

Linkage disequilibrium

... where linkage disequilibrium comes it: LD basically measures the ... linkage disequilibrium = population wide measure of interlocus allelic associations ... The extent and distribution of linkage disequilibrium (LD) in humans is a topic ... Second, linkage disequilibrium studies will be most ...

Kinetochore

...ein complex assembled at each centromere, serves as the ... kinetochore . Term information. Term lineage. External references. 243 gene product associations ... GO:0000776 : kinetochore [243 gene products] ... Buy quality mouse ZW10 antibody (interacts with human), anti-ZW10, ZW10, kinetochore ...

Homozygosity

...zygosity haplotype for patients who have inherited a susceptibility gene ... for TG in the Hutterites, using two homozygosity -by-descent ... associations with low TG levels, suggesting that homozygosity ... However, homozygosity rather than compound heterozygosity, is frequently ... Homozygosi...

DNA methylation

...n events, the main epigenetic change in humans, ... DNA methylation . Term information. Term lineage. External references. 142 gene product associations ... GO:0006306 : DNA methylation [142 gene products] ... ...
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