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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...

LSTM leads project to develop HIV/AIDS strategy for Libya

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is leading a project to provide technical assistance to the Libyan government to finalise the development of a national HIV strategy and programme of support. The project is supported by a 1 million grant from the Delegation of the European Commission ...

Switch to digital mammography leads to increased cancer detection rates

The use of digital mammography equipment alone is responsible for an increased number of breast cancers detected at a community-based mammography facility, according to a study performed at San Luis Diagnostic Center in San Luis Obispo, CA. Researchers found that there was a significant increa...

Landrieu Leads Senate Fight to Improve Health Care For Small Businesses

***AUDIO AVAILABLE*** WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship Chair Mary Landrieu, D-La., joined Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin and Senators Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., and Jeff Merkley, D-Or...

H1N1 'Swine Flu' Leads to Cancellation of HIV/AIDS Summer Camp. One Heartland Announces Campaign to Fund Alternative Camp Session for 82 Children.

WILLOW RIVER, Minn., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- One Heartland recently notified 82 children affected by HIV/AIDS and poverty just hours before they were scheduled to travel to Willow River, Minnesota that their camp session was cancelled. The session, part of the organization's Camp He...

UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc.'s Internal Investigation Leads to Former Executive Officer Pleading Guilty to Criminal Charges

COLUMBIA, S.C., July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc. (Other OTC: UCIA) announced that Jerry Francis Wells, Jr., the former Executive Vice-President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer, and Secretary of UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc. (the "Company"), pled guilty on July...

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Genetic Research Leads to New Discovery in Understanding Rare Neurological Disorder

NEW YORK, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study led by Laurie Ozelius, Ph.D. at Mount Sinai School of Medicine has identified a gene associated with the development of primary torsion dystonia, also known as DYT6 dystonia. With funding provided by the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMR...

Texas Back Institute Leads Way in New Facet Joint Clinical Trial

TBI is first and only participant in Texas for TFAS spinal implant PLANO, Texas, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Back Institute is leading the way again in motion preserving technology by continuing to advance spinal device studies with a clinical trial of the Total Facet Arthroplasty System (...

Discovery Leads to Earlier Diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers identify molecular signature in human type 1 diabetes MILWAUKEE, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at Children's Research Institute, located in Milwaukee, recently made significant discoveries in juvenile diabetes diagnosis. Led by Martin Hessner, PhD, associate professor, Me...

Providence Hospital Study Finds Communication System Leads to Faster Heart Attack Treatment

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The time it takes to treat heart attack patients can be reduced dramatically with a communication system that makes it possible for paramedics to send real-time medical information from the field to hospital emergency departments, according to a s...

Groundbreaking Study Proves Personalized Diet Based on Genetics Leads to Significant Advances in Long Term Weight Management and Blood Glucose Levels

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Sciona, Inc., a leader in the science of nutrigenetics, today announced the results of a pivotal study published by Nutrition Journal, which demonstrates substantial advances in long term weight management and blood glucose levels as a result of personal...

Use of Sequenom's MassARRAY System Leads to Significant Scientific Advances in Understanding Cancer, Diabetes and Drug-Resistant Malaria

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 14, 2007 - Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM) today announced that its MassARRAY(R) technology and iPLEX(TM) assay were used by leading scientists from international research institutions and, in independent studies, significantly advanced the understanding of cancer, dia...
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Streamline Temporary Pacing Leads Atrial 6492 Unipolar Temporary Atrial Pacing Lead

Description: Medtronic presents the Streamline family of temporary sensing and pacing leads. Our engineers have taken the gold standard in temporary pacing leads and improved upon the features that make them easy to use and less traumatic to heart tissue. The Streamline Temporary Pacing Leads are designe...
Company:Medtronic Inc.

Streamline Temporary Pacing Leads Convenience 6494 Unipolar Temporary Myocardial Pacing Wire

Description: The Medtronic Model 6495 Bipolar Coaxial Temporary Pacing Lead is designed to provide the advantages of bipolar technology based on the sensing and pacing capabilities of the Medtronic Model 6500 Unipolar Temporary Pacing Lead. The Streamline Temporary Pacing Leads are designed to provide con...
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Streamline Temporary Pacing Leads Pediatric 6491 Unipolar Pediatric Temporary Pacing Lead

Description: Medtronic presents the Streamline family of temporary sensing and pacing leads. Our engineers have taken the gold standard in temporary pacing leads and improved upon the features that make them easy to use and less traumatic to heart tissue. The Streamline Temporary Pacing Leads are designe...
Company:Medtronic Inc.

Streamline Temporary Pacing Leads Premium 6500 Unipolar Temporary Myocardial Pacing Lead

Description: Medtronic presents the Streamline family of temporary sensing and pacing leads. Our engineers have taken the gold standard in temporary pacing leads and improved upon the features that make them easy to use and less traumatic to heart tissue. The Model 6491 Unipolar Pediatric Temporary Pacin...
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Streamline Temporary Pacing Leads Premium 6500
Unipolar Temporary Myocardial Pacing Lead

Description: Medtronic presents the Streamline family of temporary sensing and pacing leads. Our engineers have taken the gold standard in temporary pacing leads and improved upon the features that make them easy to use and less traumatic to heart tissue. The Model 6491 Unipolar Pediatric Temporary Pacin...
Company:Medtronic Inc.

SPL™ Leads

Description: The dual-electrode SPL defibrillator lead features a patented coiled-coil electrode design, offering the flexibility and maneuverability of a pacemaker lead. Designed for the physician who prefers a lead with two shocking coils, the SPL lead also promotes low defibrillation thresholds....
Company:St. Jude Medical, Inc.

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Breath-holding spells

... child is not breathing, there is increased intrathoracic pressure secondary to the Valsalva maneuver, and decreased cardiac output. This eventually leads to a significant decrease of circulation to the brain and ultimately, loss of consciousness. There is no "post ictal" phase (as is seen with seizures...

Body shaping

...ure that most concerns and bothers patients. The stomach pannus retains moisture, and causes rashes due to skin rubbing against itself which usually leads to poor hygiene. While the surgical procedure to remove it is known as a panniculectomy , there is often more work to be done for patients who suffer...

Forehead lift

...avity , the muscles that hold the forehead smooth become loose and weak, allowing deep wrinkles to appear. Correction of a wrinkled forehead usually leads to a more youthful look. Patients requesting the procedure commonly range in age from 40 to 60. In the hands of some surgeons, a forehead lift can a...

Newborn transport

...possible (and safe), in utero transfer is generally preferable to newborn transport. Transfer of the mother while still pregnant and her infant unborn leads to inproved survival and quality of survival for the baby. ...

Sutton's law

...t do the experiment that can confirm the most likely diagnosis. It is taught in medical schools to guide new doctors in ordering tests in a way that leads to faster treatment, while minimizing unnecessary costs. It is also applicable to other disciplines, such as debugging computer programs . A more...

Ultradian

... Ultradian Bipolar Disorder All forms of Bipolar Disorder have a defined biological nature, apparently stemming from a common genetic factor that leads to generational morbidity. Both twins studies, and general population studies show that there is an increased chance of developing a Bipolar Disorder ...
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Xeroderma Pigmentosum

...ir damage caused by ultraviolet (UV) light is deficient. :574 This disorder leads to multiple basal cell... Xeroderma pigmentosa, or XP, is an autosom...ir damage caused by ultraviolet (UV) light is deficient. :574 This disorder leads to multiple basaliomas and other skin malignancies at a young age. In... ...

Wilson disease

...'s disease support groups can be found at www.wilsonsdisease.org and www. ... Wilson's disease is a rare inherited metabolic disease that leads to copper ... Bull PC et al. The Wilson disease gene is a putative copper transporting P-type ... Wilson's Disease information including...

Vaginal discharge

...er > women's health a-z list > vaginal discharge index ... Basic information on normal discharge from the vagina and conditions that leads to abnormal discharge . Includes home care, when to contact a doctor, and ... Vaginal discharge is normal and varies during your menstrual cy...

Vaginal itching

...Many women have occasional vaginal itching that resolves without treatment. ... Hormonal changes at menopause can cause vaginal dryness, which leads to itching . ... Vaginal itching is a tingling or uneasy irritation of the skin of the ... Stress -- may increase vaginal itching and ...

Urticaria

..., videos, forums, prevention, and prognosis. urticaria cause, urticaria treatment ... Urticaria is the medical name for hives. Urticaria leads to pale red swellings that occur in groups on any part of the skin. ... Get FREE information and resources from the leading national nonprofit org...

Urethral stricture

...ymptoms and signs of a urethral stricture may include a weak or slow urine ... Urethral stricture occurs when the urethra, the tube that leads from the bladder ... Urethral stricture can vary depending on the cause of scarring and length of the ... Urethral stricture information...
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Carnegie Mellon's Jean VanBriesen leads research team on Monongahela River

PITTSBURGH-Carnegie Mellon University's Jeanne M. VanBriesen and Kelvin Gregory will use a $100,000 grant from the Pittsburgh-based Colcom Foundation to study water quality in the Monongahela River. The focus will be on the presence and effect of bromide associated with Marcellus Shale gas ...

University of Minnesota research leads to new technology to protect human health

Larry Wackett and Michael Sadowsky, members of the University of Minnesota's BioTechnology Institute, developed an enzyme that is used in Bioo Scientific's new MaxDiscovery Melamine Test kit, which simplifies the detection of melamine contamination in food. Melamine is an industrial chemical that ...

Slicing chromosomes leads to new insights into cell division

ANN ARBOR, Mich.By using ultrafast laser pulses to slice off pieces of chromosomes and observe how the chromosomes behave, biomedical engineers at the University of Michigan have gained pivotal insights into mitosis, the process of cell division. Their findings could help scientists better unde...

Field Museum paleontologist leads study on two new dinosaurs from China

During the summers of 2006 and 2007, an international team of researchers from China and the United States excavated a treasure trove of dinosaur skeletons from Early Cretaceous rocks in the southern part of the Gobi Desert near the ancient Silk Road city of Jiayuguan, Gansu Province, China. Two o...

Collaboration leads to success: Most powerful computer of its kind in western N.Y. available worldwide

BUFFALO, N.Y. Local scientist Dr. Russ Miller is leading the rollout of "Magic," one of the most powerful computers in New York State to qualified users worldwide for solving computationally-demanding problems. New Methods Allow Scholars to Address Previously Unsolvable Problems Cyberinf...

Bad mix of bacterial remnants and genetics leads to arthritis

Here's another reason to hate leftovers. A research study appearing in the April 2009 issue of the Journal of Leukocyte Biology ( http://www.jleukbio.org ) sheds light on one cause of arthritis: bacteria. In the study, scientists from the United States and The Netherlands show that a specific ge...

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LightLab Imaging Leads Global Advancement of Intracoronary Imaging

WESTFORD, Mass., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- LightLab Imaging Inc. today announced several important developments in the field this past year that are the culmination of sustained clinical and technology investment by the company. These advances significantly increase the Company's leadership posi...

Plexon Inc Delivers 500th "Harvey Box" : 25 Years of Neural Data Acquisition and Analysis Leads to 500th System Sale

Plexon Inc, Dallas-based maker of neurotechnology research systems, announced the sale of its 500th Multi-Channel Acquisition Processor (MAP) system since the company was founded in 1983. DALLAS (Business Wire EON) October 20, 2008 -- The MAP system, or "Harvey B...

Incorrectly cleaved protein leads to schizophrenia

Leuven, Belgium Schizophrenia is a disease that strikes an average of 4000 Belgians every year. The causes of this psychiatric disorder are not yet clear. But now, VIB researchers connected to the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven have discovered that a disturbed cleavage of the Nrg-1 protein lies a...

Aegera Therapeutics collaboration with Human Genome Sciences leads to the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical trial with lead IAP inhibitor HGS1029 and receipt of first milestone payment

MONTREAL, June 10 /PRNewswire/ - Aegera Therapeutics Inc. is extremely pleased to announce the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical trial of the IAP ("Inhibitor of Apoptosis Protein") inhibitor, HGS1029 (formerly AEG40826), as a monotherapy in patients with advanced solid tumors. This small molecu...

Paul Capital Healthcare Leads Panel on Strategic Financing

NEW YORK and LONDON, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Capital Healthcare today announced that London-based partner Ken Macleod, Ph.D., will moderate a panel on strategic biotechnology financing at the BioFinance and BioInnovate Europe 08 conference. Designed to familiarize participants with how to ...

Microsurgery on the brain of the fruit fly leads to new insights into irreparable nerve injuries

Leuven, Belgium − Every year, one million Europeans are confronted with potentially irreparable brain or spinal cord injuries resulting from traffic accidents. Because the nerves in a damaged spinal cord cannot, or cannot fully, be repaired, the patient remains (partially) paralyzed. Now, VI...

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WinList for Mac or PC from Verity Software House

Description:...e result of good suggestions, thoughtful conversations, and careful design. Of course, all of the features you depend on are still there, too. WinList leads the way with N-Color CompensationTM, Super-enhanced DMax subtraction, sophisticated calculated parameters, and solid fundamentals....
Company:Verity Software House

Phosphatase Colorimetric Assay Kit from BioAssay Systems

Description:... quantitation of phosphatase activity, evaluation of hits and leads from HTS...
Company:BioAssay Systems

SilverSNAP (R) Stain for Mass Spectrometry from Pierce Biotechnology, Inc.

Description:...werful protein identification and characterization tool. Silver staining of 2-D gels is now an important intermediate step in a set of procedures that leads ultimately to identification of specific proteins in the proteome by mass fingerprinting methods. The sensitivity of silver staining and the power of ...
Company:Pierce Biotechnology, Inc.

TransIT-siQUEST Transfection Reagent from Mirus Bio Corporation

Description:...le stranded RNA (dsRNA) has been shown to induce RNA interference in a diverse group of organisms as well as insect cells in culture. RNA interference leads to the inhibition of protein expression by utilizing sequence-specific, dsRNA-mediated destruction of the target messenger RNA (mRNA). Attempts to ind...
Company:Mirus Bio Corporation

TransIT-siQUEST Transfection Reagent from Mirus Bio Corporation

Description:...le stranded RNA (dsRNA) has been shown to induce RNA interference in a diverse group of organisms as well as insect cells in culture. RNA interference leads to the inhibition of protein expression by utilizing sequence-specific, dsRNA-mediated destruction of the target messenger RNA (mRNA). Attempts to ind...
Company:Mirus Bio Corporation

Osteoclasts Culture Kit from B-Bridge International

Description:...marily by Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor (M-CSF) and Receptor for Activation of Nuclear Factor Kappa B Ligand (RANKL). The absence of NF-Kappa B leads to the bone disease osteopetrosis and the absence of M-CSF results in the arrest of differentiation in the pre-osteoclast stage. B-Bridges Osteoclast ...
Company:B-Bridge International
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Albinism

...ht be out-weighed by the trauma. The lack of pigment in the eye generally leads to ocular photophobia or hyper-photo-sensitivity . This is due not so much ...that is painted white within, rather than black. Such sensitivity generally leads to a dislike of bright lights, but does not prevent people with albinism en...

Alternative splicing

...s. The regulation and selection of splice sites is done by Serine/Arginine-residue proteins, or SR proteins . The use of alternative splicing factors leads to a modification of the definition of a "gene". Some have proposed that a gene should be considered as a twofold information structure: A DNA s...

Antibiotic

...ce, however, point out the likelihood that it also leads to antibiotic resistance, frequently in bacteria t... for treatment of frequently seen infections. This leads to more frequent use of newer and more expensive compounds, which in turn leads inexorably to the rise of resistance to those drug...

Apoptosis

.... The cell membrane has two specialized receptors for TNF: TNF-R1 and TNF-R2. The binding of TNF to TNF-R1 has been shown to fire-off the pathway that leads to activating the caspases [9] . Fas ( a.k.a. Apo-1 or CD95), is another receptor of extrinsic apoptotic signals in the cell membrane, and belong...

Brain

...ral hemispheres . Myth: Creativity can be easily developed using the simple brainstorming/lateral thinking techniques. Myth: Increased age leads to reduced mental ability. Mental ability is affected by how much we use our brains, both for tasks involving coordination of body movement and in pu...

Cancer

...al. Diagnosing cancer Biopsy A biopsy leads to the definitive diagnosis of most malignancies. ... cervical cytology testing (using the Pap smear ) leads to the identification and excision of precancerous...row into a sizeable tumor, removing only the tumor leads to a greater chance of recurrence. A margin of hea...
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Xeroderma pigmentosum

...ir damage caused by ultraviolet (UV) light is deficient. :574 This disorder leads to multiple basal cell... Xeroderma pigmentosa, or XP, is an autosomal...ir damage caused by ultraviolet (UV) light is deficient. :574 This disorder leads to multiple basaliomas and... Xeroderma pigmentosum is a rare ... X...

Triplet repeat expansion

...... The occurrence of triplet - repeat expansion (TRE)1 during transmission of genetic ... Expansion of a triplet repeat gene segment leads to increased disease severity ... Triplet Repeat Disease - Polyglutamine Diseases ... ...

Transposon

...dia article on transposon (genetics), ...Genes carried on plasmids can find their way onto the bacterial chromosome and become a stable ... DGI leads in applying the zebrafish model organism to determine gene functions ... The Sleeping Beauty Transposon ™ System (SBTS) is a non-viral carrier of...

Transcription

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Sex-linked

...enes. 1. A boy, whose parents and grandparents had normal vision, ... Unfortunately, he also has a sex - linked trait that in the recessive form leads ... Sex - linked dominant is a rare way that a trait or disorder can be passed down through families. ... Sex - linked recessive. Informati...

Right ventricle

...he right ventricle normally pumps blue blood (without oxygen) out of the heart ... For the right ventricle it is the pulmonary artery that leads to the lungs. ... Brief and Straightforward Guide: What is Hypoplastic Right Heart Syndrome? ... Surgeons rely on the Fontan procedure to bypass ...
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(Date:7/11/2014)... other group members to reduce aggression and gain access ... for grooming activities shows a certain pattern across the ... journal Biology Letters . , Grooming between individuals ... ulterior motives. To be groomed has hygienic benefits and ... individual can provide access to infants, mating opportunities and ...
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