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The breathing lifeline that comes at a price

The ventilators on an intensive care ward of a hospital offer a vital lifeline to the sickest and most vulnerable patients, providing the oxygen that keeps them alive when they are unable to breathe for themselves. However, the use of these machines can come at a price every year thousands of ...

New Lifeline Express Train Inaugurated

The Indian Railways handed over the new five state-of-the-art coach Lifeline Express , the worlds first hospital on a train, to Impact India Foundation here today. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister for Railways Shri Lalu Prasad said that since 1991, Impact India Foundation with the cooperation...

Telstra Must Send Lifeline to Rural Doctor Landlines

The AMA has written to Telstra CEO, Mr Sol Trujillo, demanding urgent action to give priority to the installation and repair of landline telephones used by// rural doctors. Chair of the AMA’s Rural Reference Group (RRG), Dr David Rivett, was prompted to write to Telstra following a series of ...

Malayali Nurses - Lifeline of Keralites Abroad

Malayali nurses, known for their enterprise and dedication, have led their families to far away Europe and most today are the sole bread earners with their men content to play// house-husband. One could just twist the adage 'Behind every successful man, there is a woman' - to read - 'There is...

A Broken Heart can Break Lifeline

London: Acute stress on the heart due to bereavement could make the aggrieved die from a broken heart, scientists// said. A British team found that sections in the brain in charge of memory, learning and emotion can upset the cardiac muscle in people who are grieving. They say that importa...

Slim Waistline: Fat Chance for a Healthy Lifeline

Buddies, it is time to pull up your socks and make healthy lifestyle changes. Enough has been said about obesity rates, which is growing at epidemic proportions//. Apart from overweight being a major risk factor for heart disease, it is also the cause of many chronic illnesses. The American Cancer ...

Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help New Jersey Workers Hurt by Recession

... since the PPA began in April 2005. "At a time when national unemployment is the highest in almost two decades, the PPA has become an important lifeline for a growing number of patients," PhRMA's Tauzin said. "Millions of Americans have been added to the jobless rolls over the last several months and...

Motorcyclist Lives On, Rides On Through Organ Donation

... lifeline of Ohio, which promotes organ and tissue donation ...elp of the "Live On. Ride On." campaign, lifeline of Ohio shares a truly inspirational story about ... 2009. About "Live On. Ride On." lifeline of Ohio , the nonprofit organ procurement organiza...

Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help New York Workers Hurt by Recession

... since the PPA began in April 2005. "At a time when national unemployment is the highest in almost two decades, the PPA has become an important lifeline for a growing number of patients," PhRMA's Tauzin said. "Millions of Americans have been added to the jobless rolls over the last several months and...

Western Wayne Family Health Center -- Taylor Dedication Ceremony Marks Important Step in Providing Healthcare to Underinsured and Uninsured

...ity, and today she acknowledged the efforts of those who worked to make this valuable resource a reality. "Michigan's healthcare centers are a lifeline for families without health insurance," said Sen. Stabenow. "I was proud to work with Oakwood Healthcare System and its community partners in leading ...
Lifeline in Medical Technology

Launch of Highly Targeted Cancer Treatment Tasigna(R) (nilotinib) Offers Potential Lifeline to Ph+ CML Patients Intolerant or Resistant to Existing Therapies, Including Glivec(R) (imatinib)

FRIMLEY, England, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Tasigna(R) (nilotinib) Effective in 77% of Patients Resistant or Intolerant to Prior Treatment in the Chronic (Early) Phase of Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML)(1) - Highly Targeted Nature of Tasigna(R) Tackles the Root Cause of CML Whilst...

Hyperion Therapeutics Receives Orphan Drug Designation for HPN-100 for the Treatment of Urea Cycle Disorders

...y-recognized nonprofit organization dedicated to saving children and adults from the catastrophic effects of urea cycle disorders. The Foundation is a lifeline to families and medical professionals all over the world desperately seeking crisis intervention and treatment information. The Foundation's mission i...

New Weight Loss Hope for People with Diabetes

... This weight loss was also associated with significant reductions in triglycerides, cholesterol and waist circumference. "New NutriSystem D is a lifeline for millions of people struggling to lose weight with diabetes," said Joe Redling, Chairman and CEO of NutriSystem. "We all know that weight loss, ev...

American Heart Association EMS Survey Uncovers Deficiencies in Response, Treatment and Transfer of Patients With Most Deadly Heart Attacks

... Association's Mission: lifeline initiative to use survey data to make improvements...ion conducted the survey as part of its Mission: lifeline initiative to improve the response and treatment...air of the American Heart Association's Mission: lifeline Emergency Cardiovascular Care task force. "Howe...

International Medical Corps Matched with Top 25 American Express Members Project, 'Saving the Lives of Malnourished Children'

... cause with our 24 years of experience in helping children in need," said Rebecca Milner, Vice President of Institutional Advancement. "We are a vital lifeline for hundreds of thousands of children every year, saving more than 90 percent of the children we treat. Videos of this dramatic recovery can be seen o...
Lifeline in Biological News

Clues to ancestral origin of placenta emerge in Stanford study

...D, Calif. - Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have uncovered the first clues about the ancient origins of a mother's intricate lifeline to her unborn baby, the placenta, which delivers oxygen and nutrients critical to the baby's health. The evidence suggests the placenta of humans a...

WHRC releases 4 key reports

...gram could provide an important economic incentive to maintain forests standing while generating important revenues. The carbon market represents a lifeline for poor families that have struggled through more than a decade of war in the DRC. If we can tie reducing greenhouse gasses to moving people out of ...

Scientists stop autoimmune disease without shutting off immune system

...ir skin falls apart, leaving them extremely vulnerable to infection. The development of drugs that completely suppress the immune system offered a lifeline to patients with pemphigus vulgaris (PV) and other autoimmune disorders, but the drugs themselves can be lethal and often cause serious side effects. ...

Role of protein in immune response may aid HIV research

... A family of proteins that serve as the body's first line of defense against bacterial infections may provide a lifeline for individuals with compromised immune systems, according to researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine ?Northwest. In the July 28 i...

Why do aneurysms form? New studies suggest leading role for white blood cells

...r Research Laboratories, part of the Section of Vascular Surgery in the U-M Medical School. They were funded by the National Institutes of Health, the lifeline Foundation and the Jobst Vascular Research Fund. Upchurch is an associate professor of vascular surgery and the Leland Ira Doan Research Professor of ...

Breast-Cancer Risk Linked to Exposure to Traffic Emissions at Menarche, First Birth

...fe is clearly warranted." The UB researchers currently are examining whether genetic polymorphisms involving PAH metabolism may modify the risk, if lifeline cumulative exposure may be associated with the risk and if this study may be replicated in another geographic settings. Jo Freudenheim, Ph.D., UB p...
Lifeline in Biological Technology

Solos Endoscopy, Inc. Sells Ovascope and Mastascope Product Line to Lifeline Biotechnologies, Inc.

BOSTON, March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solos Endoscopy, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SNDY) is pleased to announce that the Company has signed an agreement with Lifeline Biotechnologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: LLBO) to sell the Ovascope and Mastascope product line to Lifeline Biotechnologies for a combinatio...

New Report Just Published: World Endoscopy Systems Market Report

...tions II-49 Stryker Acquires Sightline Technologies II-49 GENICON and Broadlane Ink an Agreement II-49 Solos Endoscopy Purchases Assets of lifeline Biotechnologies II-49 KARL STORZ Inks Agreement With Global Care Quest II-49 Given Imaging Shifts Stock to Europe and the US II-49 NeoGuid...

AMERIGROUP Praises Expansion of State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)

...every day. We bring healthcare to about 279,000 children enrolled in SCHIP -- about one out of every 25 kids in the program. We know that SCHIP is a lifeline for America's children. And we are pleased that this legislation will enable millions more of them to get the healthy start they deserve." A...

Study Shows Machine Perfusion Significantly Improves Transplant Results

...ms of Chicago, USA, manufacturers of the LifePort Kidney Transporter. About Organ Recovery Systems Organ Recovery Systems is a division of lifeline Scientific Inc., a Chicago-based global medical technology company with European headquarters in Brussels. Organ Recovery Systems develops advanced p...

Don't Wait - Do It Now!(TM) Become an Organ and Tissue Donor

...ell Life Connection of Ohio, Toledo - Nancy Ellis, Community Relations Manager 419.893.1618 office / 419.346.6141 cell lifeline of Ohio, Columbus - Marilyn Pongonis, Director of Communications 614.384.7330 office / 614.580.0393 cell LifeCenter Organ ...

BioTime, Inc. and Embryome Sciences, Inc. Sign Agreement With International Stem Cell Corporation to Provide Unique Human Stem Cell Lines for Research Use

...n (OTCBB:ISCO) through its wholly-owned subsidiary lifeline Cell Technology (Lifeline) to jointly produce and ...n products, Embryome Sciences plans to market with lifeline proprietary cell growth media optimized for the gr...de for therapeutic research through its subsidiary lifeline Cell Technology. For more information, visit the I...

Does redefining universal service help bridge the digital divide?

...rvice has gone from a one-dimensional definition (voice) to a three-dimensional definition (voice, data and video). Should assistance programs such as lifeline and LinkUp provide funding for data and video services as they do for voice services? In all the heated and emotional debates I hear from all side...
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