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The Dannon Company Awards The I.J. & Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center the Fourth Annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant

WEST JORDAN, Utah, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dannon Company, Inc. awarded the I.J. & Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center (JCC) the fourth annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant aimed at promoting healthy eating and fitness among students in the Salt Lake County co...

Largest Gift in History of Reed College and National Jewish Health Received from Author David Eddings

$30 million to be used to support language and literature studies, and to pioneer new approaches for the research and treatment of asthma in children DENVER and PORTLAND, Ore., July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Jewish Health and Reed College have received the larg...

National Jewish Health Named Top Respiratory Hospital for 12th Consecutive Year

DENVER, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the twelfth year in a row, National Jewish Health has been named the best respiratory hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report . "We are gratified that board-certified pulmonologists around the country continue to re...

Medical Director of Renowned Los Angeles Jewish Home Offers Advice to Seniors on Avoiding Swine Flu

RESEDA, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The medical director for the Los Angeles Jewish Home, the largest single-source provider of senior residential housing in the western United States, today shared the Home's recommendations for symptoms seniors should be on the lookout for and precautions to ta...

UM study reveals demographic trend of the Jewish population in Broward County

BROWARD COUNTY, FL. (March 10, 2009)South Florida has the second most populous Jewish community in America, after New York. Jewish people traditionally settled in South Florida for economic opportunities, for the climate, to join friends and family and to retire. Nonetheless, the once growing Jewi...

Los Angeles Jewish Home Support Group Presents Humanitarian Award and Visionary Award

RESEDA, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Executives, a support group of nearly 500 prominent business, community and political leaders dedicated to raising much-needed funds for the Los Angeles Jewish Home, presented its annual Tom Bane Humanitarian Award to Fred N. Gaines, the group's presiden...

University of Louisville and Jewish Hospital to Announce Medical First

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A news conference to announce the first cardiac stem cell clinical trial in the world, to be conducted at UofL and Jewish Hospital will be held at 9 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 11. The location will be the Abell Administration Center second floor lobb...

Montreal Jewish General Hospital Improves Care and Reduces Costs With Motorola's Enterprise Mobility Solution

Motorola supports current and future mobility initiatives with enterprise WLAN solution for point-of-care, voice and AeroScout asset tracking applications. SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT ) today announced that Montreal Jewish General Hospital...

UJC and Jewish Federations of North America Commit $10 Million for Needs in Southern Israel

Response to Terrorist Missile Strikes NEW YORK, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Jewish Communities (UJC) and the Jewish Federations of North America today committed to raise $10 million to address humanitarian and social needs in southern Israel, part of a major initiative to suppor...

Metropolitan Jewish Health System Awards Electronic Medical Records Contract to SigmaCare(R)

Mobile System to Launch in Three Skilled Nursing Facilities NEW YORK, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- After an intense 18-month selection process, a proven commitment to clinical quality earned SigmaCare(R) a contract to deploy electronic medical records (EMR) throughout Metropolitan Jewish Healt...
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Correction to Earlier Release From Jewish Hospital and University of Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In today's announcement regarding the use of stem cells in the treatment of heart failure, we failed to make a critical distinction. Louisville researchers and physicians have performed the world's first phase-one FDA-approved clin...

Kleinert Kutz Hand Surgeons Perform Fifth U.S. Hand Transplant in Record Time at Jewish Hospital Hand Care Center

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kleinert Kutz and University of Louisville hand surgeons performed the fifth U.S. hand transplant on Messina, New York resident, Jan "Erik" Hondusky, at Louisville's Jewish Hospital Hand Care Center on Monday, November 24. The innovative proce...

Miami Jewish Home and Hospital, Berma Research Group and Segal Institute for Clinical Research Enrolling Local Patients in Study of Investigational Therapy to Treat Alzheimer's Disease

MIAMI, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Miami Jewish Home and Hospital, Berma Research Group, and Segal Institute for Clinical Research today announced that they are actively enrolling patients in the CONNECTION study, a Phase 3 clinical trial that is evaluating the safety and efficacy of the inves...

National Jewish Health and Roche Diagnostics Corporation Reach Agreement to Pursue Environmental Molecular Diagnostics Opportunities

DENVER, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Jewish Health and Roche Diagnostics Corporation have reached a strategic agreement to pursue opportunities in the growing field of molecular diagnostics. This partnership will combine National Jewish's expertise in clinical testing and care ...

Shire Reports Positive Results From First of Three Phase III Trials of velaglucerase alfa for Type 1 Gaucher Disease and Provides Important Updates on Interactions With FDA

...ded in three subtypes according to the presence or absence of neurological involvement. It is also the most common genetic disease affecting Ashkenazi jewish people (Eastern, Central and Northern European ancestry), with a carrier frequency of 1 in 10 (Dr. John Barranger and Dr. Ed Ginns 1989). This panethn...

World's First Cardiac Adult Stem Cell Patient Receives Infusion

...y a team of University of Louisville physicians at jewish Hospital. During the infusion procedure,...Transplant and Mechanical Assist Device Program at jewish Hospital, performed coronary artery bypass surgery... Jones' infusion procedure was performed at jewish Hospital by Sohail Ikram, M.D., UofL Professor of ...

Shire Receives Fast Track Designation for velaglucerase alfa for Gaucher Disease

...ded in three subtypes according to the presence or absence of neurological involvement. It is also the most common genetic disease affecting Ashkenazi jewish people (Eastern, Central and Northern European ancestry), with a carrier frequency of 1 in 10 (Dr. John Barranger and Dr. Ed Ginns 1989). This panethn...

Shire has Filed a Treatment Protocol for Velaglucerase Alfa for Gaucher Disease

...ded in three subtypes according to the presence or absence of neurological involvement. It is also the most common genetic disease affecting Ashkenazi jewish people (Eastern, Central and Northern European ancestry), with a carrier frequency of 1 in 10 (Dr. John Barranger and Dr. Ed Ginns 1989). This panethn...

Results of Two Phase 3 CAPACITY Studies of Pirfenidone in IPF Presented at American Thoracic Society (ATS)

... 3 study of pirfenidone in IPF patients conducted by Shionogi & Co. Ltd. in Japan." Dr. Roland du Bois , Professor of Medicine at National jewish Health, Denver, Colo., and CAPACITY co-chair also commented on the CAPACITY results. "When taken in the context of the urgent unmet medical need for ...

Clinician Reports Fast Healing of Intractable Wounds Using MEDIHONEY(R)

...Y presented at the SAWC include: Active Leptospermum Honey - A Debriding Alternative (Mary Brennan, North Shore Long Island jewish Hospital, NY) Utilizing Leptospermum Honey in the Treatment of Cutaneous Small Vessel Vasculitis (CSVV) (Mary Allison Hendrickson, Ba...
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The Clinical Reference Laboratories at National Jewish Medical and Research Center

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Pathology

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Ulcerative colitis

...olitis is a disease that causes inflammation and sores, called ... A higher incidence of ulcerative colitis is seen in Whites and people of jewish ... Ulcerative colitis information including symptoms, diagnosis, misdiagnosis, treatment, causes, patient stories, videos, forums, prevention...

Tay-sachs

... In late-onset Tay - Sachs (LOTS), the body produces some hex A, but lower-than ... The Tay - Sachs gene is most common in people of Ashkenazi jewish descent. ... Tay - Sachs has been classified into infantile, juvenile, and adult forms, ... Most people with Tay - Sachs have the infantile fo...

Struma

... Struma was a ship chartered to carry jewish refugees from Axis-allied Romania to British-contr...land. Struma (ship), a ship chartered to carry jewish refugees from Axis-allied ... Dictionary.com -...Comments: ... The ship Struma , which carried jewish refugees out of Romania in World War II ... Strum...

Pica

...sidered foods, such as food ingredients . In order for these actions to be... Pica , an alternative name for the grape Merille ... Palestine jewish Colonization Association, known by its Hebrew acronym as PICA ... PICA offers turnkey solutions for business issues anywhere in the world. ....

Interstitial cystitis

... Interstitial cystitis has no clear etiology or pathophysiology and undefined ... Interstitial cystitis appears to be slightly more common in jewish women. ... Read about interstitial cystitis (IC or inflammation of the bladder) causes, symptoms, and treatment. ... Interstitial cystiti...

Genetic

... of Five Genetic Variants with Prostate Cancer The complex subject of genetic testing and treatment of inherited disorders is ... Center for jewish Genetic Diseases ... about genetic disorders common ... ...

Familial Dysautonomia

...somal recessive and characterized from United jewish Communities :: jewish Federations of North America ... Familial dysau...Syndrome ... Information and Resources for all jewish Genetic Diseases: Familial Dysautonomia ... F...

Epstein

... The surname Epstein is one of the oldest jewish family names in the Slavic countries. Some people with this name include: Sir Jacob Epstein was an American-born British sculptor who worked chi...

Dystonia

...scle contractions that may cause twisting or jerking movements of Dystonia ... Dystonia : Diagnosis(We Move) ... Torsion Dystonia (Center for jewish Genetic Diseases) ... Includes what it is, symptoms, patterns, causes, and treatment of dystonia . ... Dystonia can affect many different par...

Dysautonomia

...erfere with the normal function of the autonomic nervous system. United jewish Communities :: jewish Federations of North America ... Familial dysautonomia (FD) is an autoso...
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National Jewish Health researchers evaluating treatment to help emphysema sufferers breathe easier

Researchers at National Jewish Health are testing an investigational treatment to learn if poking holes in the lungs of emphysema patients can immediately help them breathe more easily. Destruction of lung tissue caused by emphysema can leave lungs stiff and overinflated with air that cannot escap...

Researchers at National Jewish Health evaluating a treatment

Researchers at National Jewish Health are testing an investigational treatment to learn if poking holes in the lungs of emphysema patients can immediately help them breathe more easily. Destruction of lung tissue caused by emphysema can leave lungs stiff and overinflated with air that cannot escap...

The way you eat may affect your risk for breast cancer

...levance of these caloric restriction methods. Pollak is professor of oncology at McGill University and director of the Cancer Prevention Center at the jewish General Hospital, both in Montreal. This study "contributes to accumulating evidence that caloric restriction acts by altering hormone levels rathe...

Pushmi-pullyu of B-cell development discovered

... B cell, only a small proportion of stem cells mature into those important immune-system cells. James Hagman, PhD, Professor of Immunology at National jewish Health and his colleagues have identified two "molecular motors" that work in opposing directions to control the development of B cells. They publishe...

Study characterizes eczema patients most at risk for dangerous viral infections

... frequent history of staph infections, according to researchers at National jewish Health and other institutions in the NIH-funded Atopic Dermatitis Vaccinia ...stein Family Chair of Pediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology at National jewish Health. "Our study is the largest and first in the United States to careful...

CSHL scientists harness logic of 'Sudoku' math puzzle to vastly enhance genome-sequencing capability

...ore this possibility via a collaboration with Dor Yeshorim, a New York-based organization that has collected DNA from thousands of members of orthodox jewish communities. The organization's aim is to prevent genetic diseases such as Tay-Sachs or cystic fibrosis that occur frequently within specific ethnic p...

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev to host

...o-sponsors of the conference are the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Israel's Ministry for Foreign Affairs, jewish National Fund, the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv, and Netafim, the global leader in smart water solutions for agriculture. Many nations, particularly d...

New test promises quicker, more accurate evaluation for cystic fibrosis patients

... Researchers at National jewish Health have identified a simple gene-based blood t...dy and Assistant Professor of Medicine at National jewish Health. "By measuring the activity of genes associ...ng enough to detect the changes in FEV1. National jewish researchers thought white blood cells circulating ...

Could Dr. House be replaced by a computer?

...bolic biomarkers that may be used for diagnosing an array of genetic metabolic disorders (including such disorders with relatively higher incidence in jewish populations such as G6PD and Tay-Sachs). More generally, this basic research provides scientists with important knowledge of the metabolism of diff...

Researchers discover baldness gene: 1 in 7 men at risk

... This study was conducted by Dr. Vincent Mooser of GlaxoSmithKline, Dr. Brent Richards of McGill University's Faculty of Medicine and the affiliated jewish General Hospital (and formerly of King's College), and Dr. Tim Spector of King's College. Along with colleagues in Iceland, Switzerland and the Nether...
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Siemens and National Jewish Medical and Research Center Form Strategic Alliance to Advance Shared Vision of Personalized Medicine

Institute for Advanced Biomedical Imaging to Be Constructed at National Jewish MALVERN, Pa., and DENVER, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With a shared vision of a more personalized medicine, Siemens Healthcare and National Jewish Medical and Research Center ha...

Mirixa Corporation Announces Key New Hires

...a's chief executive officer. Joseph Gruber has a strong focus in long term care, and has previously served in senior roles at Omnicare, Inc., The jewish Hospital of St. Louis, and most recently as President/CEO of ASCP Ventures, Inc., a subsidiary of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists. Mr....

Optimer Pharmaceuticals Announces Lower Recurrence Rates for Fidaxomicin Versus Vancocin(R) in Subgroup Analyses from Its Phase 3 Study for the Treatment of CDI

...rk A. Miller, M.D., Chief of Clinical Microbiology, Head of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Chair of the Infection Prevention and Control Unit at jewish General Hospital and Associate Professor of Medicine and Microbiology/Immunology at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Additional a...

Results From Phase 3 CAPACITY Program of Pirfenidone in IPF and Study of Predictors of Mortality in IPF to be Presented at ATS

...cal Center, will present his oral presentation of the CAPACITY results and accompanying slides. Dr. Roland du Bois, Professor of Medicine at National jewish Health, Denver, Colo., and CAPACITY co-chair, will also participate in the webcast. To access the live teleconference, dial 888-799-0528 (U.S.)...

Cordex Pharma Forms Heart Failure Medical Advisory Board

...F.A.C.P., is Chief, Division of Cardiology, Lewin Chair and Professor of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis, Cardiologist-in-Chief, Barnes jewish Hospital. Richard P. Schwarz, Ph.D., is President of CV Ventures, LLC, a consulting firm specialized in the design and execution of clinical tria...

MyHeritage And Family Tree DNA Partner To Help People Trace Family History Using DNA

... history when no conventional records are available. The advanced DNA screening technology, among other things, can reveal Native American, African or jewish descent on paternal or maternal lines, as well as uncover ancestral information for those who were adopted. Through a range of tests, users can obtain...

MultiVu Video Feed: New Rapid Test to Diagnose Flu May Help With Upcoming Flu Season

... perform and helps eliminate the potential for human error in misreading or misinterpreting the results. A recent study from North Shore-Long Island jewish Health System showed that the 3M(TM) Rapid Detection Flu A + B Test for influenza demonstrated better clinical and analytical sensitivity when compare...

ATS Forcefield Anti-platelet Technology Continues to Demonstrate Positive Results

...rgeons (EACTS) meeting in September. Previously, Dr. Mark Slaughter, Professor and Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Louisville and jewish Hospital presented his findings in an acute human trial with excellent results. Adding to this foundation of positive results, ATS has just completed ...

Radi Medical Systems AB and GE Healthcare Announce Cooperation to Integrate FFR and PressureWire(R) Aeris in GE Mac-Lab(R) IT

...dure time due to setup operations." commented Dr. Jasvindar Singh, Associate Professor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO. "With FFR fully integrated into our GE Mac-Lab IT, I'll be able to make the best treatment options immediately available to m...

Old and new therapies combine to tackle atherosclerosis

...uced by the fumagillin nanoparticles within the plaque," says senior author Gregory Lanza, M.D., Ph.D., a Washington University cardiologist at Barnes jewish Hospital. Lanza and co-senior author Samuel A. Wickline, M.D., published these results in the September issue of the Journal of the American Colleg...
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Human

...y mystic movements include Vedanta , Yoga , Zen and other schools of Buddhism , the Eleusian cults, Neoplatonism , Christian mystic orders , jewish Kabbalah and Hasidism , Islamic Sufism , and the contemporary New Age . Mystical spiritual practices and experiences possibly, but not necessa...

Sociobiology

...ote the foreword. MacDonald says of this book: In the preface, Lerner cites as intellectual influences virtually the entire list of predominantly jewish developmental psychobiologists and anti-sociobiologists mentioned above, including Gottleib, Gould, Kamin, Lewontin, Rose, Schneirla (who was not Jewi...
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Genetic disease

...mental Diseases , etc... Cyber encyclopedia of jewish history and culture that covers ... jewish Genetic Disease Screening Program, Albert Eins...caused by ... Information and Resources for all jewish Genetic Diseases : Familial Dysautonomia ... Th...
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