New DNA Test Is Basis for Groundbreaking IVF Refund Plan, Easing Financial Burden for Patients
NEW YORK, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sher Institutes of Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) announced today the introduction of the world's first CGH-Risk Sharing Plan that guarantees qualified IVF patients a baby or offers a full refund of the clinic's medical fees. CGH is an acronym for Compara...
Weight Loss After Gastric Bypass Is Key to Easing Diabetes
Patients who dropped most pounds went off diabetes meds and into remission, study found
WEDNESDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- Weight loss plays a major role in improving diabetes after obese patients have stomach-reduction surgery, say Duke University Medical Center researchers.
AUDIO from Medialink and Abbott Labs: Easing Holiday Stress for Families of Those With Diabetes
NEW YORK, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The holiday season certainly comes
with its share of holiday stress. But for some, it's compounded by the
illness of a young son or daughter. Here's more on the difficult challenges
of taking part in holiday fun with a child who has diabetes. Listen to this r...
Experts Offer Tips on Easing Mammogram Discomfort
Simple steps like avoiding caffeine can help, they say
SUNDAY, Sept. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Mammograms can be uncomfortable, causing some women to skip the potentially lifesaving annual exam. But experts at Baylor Health Care System in Texas offer tips on how to ease any possible discomfort duri...
Humanized Antibody Therapy Found Highly Effective in Easing RA Symptoms
Medical University of Vienna researchers have shown that nearly half of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), who receive tocilizumab in addition to ongoing methotrexate therapy , showed a 50 per cent improvement in the symptoms at 24 weeks.
Also one fifth of the patients achieved a 70 p...
World Leprosy Day – Easing Pain and Giving Hop
'The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted.'
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World Leprosy Day, which falls on 31st January 2007, is a day to increase public awareness about leprosy// and to encourage the flow of funds, imperative to t...
Antiviral Drugs May Be Useful For Easing Shingles Pain
According to a new study, oral and intravenous antiviral drug may be helpful in easing
out shingles-related nerve pain//.
Shingles, which is caused by varicella-zoster virus, is a painful nervous disorder.
Foodconsumer.org reports that researchers at the University of Colorado and Healt...
Clowns farewell in operating room, easing anxiety in children
Pediatric patients have a special need when it comes to surgery that has to be addressed differently. The success of the surgery depends on the co-operation extended by this unique patient. Therefore every attempt has to be taken to ensure their comfort. //
You thought clowns only displayed t...
New InfoLogix M24 Mobile Clinical Assistant Will Enable Hospitals to Access Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Directly at the Point of Care
...are to their patients, by enabling more informed and immediate decisions at the point of care, helping to reduce medication administration errors, and easing
workloads," said Louis Burns, vice president and general manager of Intel's Digital Health Group. "By serving over 1,500 hospitals across North Americ...
Advanced targeted therapies effective as first-line treatment for lung cancer
....D., WCLC program chair. "Moreover, since the medicines are orally administered, patients can receive treatment in-home versus in a hospital setting, easing
the burden on patients and caregivers."
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Easing in Medical Technology
BASF Officially Launches the Collaborative Advanced Research Initiative at Harvard University
...from most research initiatives is its more integrative nature:
BASF researchers from Germany are working closely with Harvard academic
research teams, easing
scientific exchange on the projects, as well as
fostering broader interaction between the two institutions. This
arrangement also gives the students t...
Doctors Outraged Over Growth Hormone Controversy
Medicine, is to greatly enhance our health as we age. However, he
says that is also the worst nightmare of a pharmaceutical industry
bent on easing
us into premature death with a plethora of
profitably expensive medications. "Viewed by entrenched medical
interests, the burgeoning development of an...
Easing in Medical Dictionary
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... (fibre), sometimes called roughage, is the indigestible portion of plant foods that pushes food through the digestive system, absorbing water and easing
defecation. Fiber , also spelled fibre, is a class of materials that are continuous filaments or are in discrete elongated pieces, similar to len...
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Family Planning Rules Leads to Fewer Abortions and More Baby Girls, ... A Holistic Approach Underpins the Islamic Republic of Iran's Success in F...
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Vitamin E shows possible promise in easing chronic inflammation
With up to half of a person's body mass consisting of skeletal muscle, chronic inflammation of those muscles which include those found in the limbs can result in significant physical impairment.
According to University of Illinois kinesiology and community health professor Kimberly Huey, past...
Continuous oral contraceptives better at easing pain, bleeding
Continuous oral contraceptives may be more effective than the standard 28-day birth control pills in suppressing the ovary, according to researchers. They say that the continuous pill also causes a significant improvement in pain and behavioral changes.
"We have provided a biological proof of ...
Exploring standards to advance microbial genomics
...rovide a more holistic understanding of microbial communities and their individual members.
Kyrpides also suggests several innovative approaches for easing
the data processing bottleneck accompanying the exponential increase in genomic data. All-versus-all gene comparisons previously a common practice w...
American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- May 6, 2009
...oline and a host of other commercially important products. The new bioprocess could help pave the way for producing biofuels from agricultural waste, easing
concerns about stress on the global food supply from using corn and other food crops. Their study is scheduled for the May 20 issue of the Journal of...
Drugs needed to preserve eggs for reproduction need to be given in stages
...e for loading and unloading these drugs.
Their studies in Rhesus monkey eggs, which are very similar to human eggs, show that a two-step process of easing
into and out of the drugs needed to help protect eggs at subzero temperatures dramatically reduces the amount eggs contract and expand in the process....
Diabetics on high-fiber diets might need extra calcium, report UT Southwestern researchers
...metimes called "roughage," dietary fiber is the indigestible portion of plant foods that pushes food through the digestive system, absorbing water and easing
defecation. Calcium is a nutrient found in food that is absorbed by the body and then excreted in urine, feces or sweat. It is the most abundant miner...
WCC Announces Version 6 of its ELISE Smart Search and Match Platform for Employment and Biometric Matching
...mplement ELISE 6, for example, in a Service Oriented
Architecture (SOA). ELISE Studio gives system administrators better control
over events planning, easing
implementation and administration. The product
will also support business users and analysts by providing better insight
into the behavior of the syst...
American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac Oct. 15, 2008
Credit: American Chemical Society
Researchers in Germany are describing a potential alternative to Botox and cosmetic surgery for easing
facial wrinkles. Their study, scheduled for the November 5 issue of ACS' Crystal Growth & Design, a bi-monthly journal, reports that high intensity ...
Weill Cornell science briefs June/July 2008
...cle in a recent issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
Learn more at: http://news.med.cornell.edu/wcmc/wcmc_2008/05_27b_08.shtml
the Pain of Diabetes
Studying a Depression Drug for Common Nerve Condition
To ease pain and numbness associated with diabetes, NewYork-Presbyetr...
Blue light used to harden tooth fillings stunts tumor growth
...edicts treating the tumors with blue light sooner will increase the rate of apoptosis, possibly preventing the tumor from ever becoming measurable and easing
"One desirable feature we've observed with the blue light is that non-cancerous cells appear unaffected at light doses that kill tumor ...
Easing in Biological Technology
As Other States Pull Back, Kansas Accelerates Innovation Investments at Bio International Convention
...a novel approach to converting drugs into dry, sterile powder form. The process is expected to significantly reduce costs in drug manufacturing, while easing
the process of administering drugs for both physicians and patients. The investment is a partial match to a $100,000 grant from the National Cancer In...
TriCipher is First to Transfer Smart Card Level Security to Federally Approved SAFE-BioPharma(TM) 'Roaming' Credentials
...edentials enable users to authenticate their identities and digitally
sign business-critical documents from any computer or Internet-enabled
device -- easing
one of the biggest barriers to digital signing adoption.
"Distributed applications and users require flexible identity
management technologies such ...
Carbon hoofprint: Cows supplemented with rbST reduce agriculture's environmental impact
...eceive recombinant Bovine Somatotropin (rbST) make more milk, all the while easing
natural resource pressure and substantially reducing environmental impact, ... use for nearly 15 years. Now it is found to reduce the carbon hoofprint by easing
energy, land and nutritional inputs necessary to sustain milk production at...
US Large-Joint Reconstructive Implant Market Grew 10% in 2007
...re demanding solutions that will allow them
to maintain an active lifestyle. Resurfacing implants are considered less
invasive and preserve more bone, easing
a revision procedure should one
become necessary. Metal-on-metal components have the lowest wear rates
among bearing surfaces, leading to longer impla...
Hill-Rom Introduces New Wound Therapy Surface With Innovative Safety and Treatment Features
...incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia. -- Turn Assist, built into the bed surface, allows caregivers to more easily reposition patients, easing
strain on caregivers and maintaining patient comfort. -- QuickStudy(TM) Bed-Side In-Servicing is the first software-based bed-side display...
Investment tax credit bill is a good start, but Wisconsin must confront other barriers to capital formation
...f tax credits for angel and early-stage investments as well as grants and loans for technology start-ups is welcome news, but its only one step toward easing
Wisconsins chronic shortage of investment capital.
Wisconsin has historically lagged behind U.S. and regional averages when it comes to investments...
U.S. manufacturing benefits if utilities can assist them with energy efficiency efforts
Creates opportunities for long-term jobs in general and energy efficiency industries in specific
Improves national security by easing
Efficient new technologies that also improve work place environs and thereby productivity
Creates a marketplace that can be tr...
Want to squeeze U.S. pharmaceutical companies? Be careful what you ask for
...adults, who could be lost to the workforce in an epidemic. The government could commit to buying a certain number of doses at a given price each year, easing
much of the uncertainty. A public program could provide flu shots for uninsured people. The cost of complying with regulations could be better control...
Doyle names business and technology successes, plans for 2005
...rong one in Wisconsin. What form that support will come in will have to wait until the budget is revealed, but it could improve further tax credits or easing
of regulations. He also pointed out that Inc Magazine latest issue cited Wisconsin as making a remarkable turnaround in creating manufacturing jobs.
Invitrogen to buy Norwegian biotech with operations in Brown Deer
...biotech and pharmaceutical companies," said Greg Geissman, an Invitrogen spokesperson. "Our whole purpose is to make those researchers' jobs easier by easing
some of the processes that they have. We have technologies across the board all the way through from initial researching to the actual processing of d...