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UC design research points the way so you won't get lost at the hospital

...iversities. These symbols will be tested this fall at four hospitals across the nation and by means of surveys taken among the populations in three midwestern cities, according to Yolanda Partida, director of Hablamos Juntos (We Speak Together), based at UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education & Research. H...

Free Braces Screening Exam Day, June 19

...titutions of higher education in the United States. For the eighth consecutive year, University of Detroit Mercy is listed in the top tier of midwestern Master's Universities in the 2009 edition of U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges." CONTACT: Gary D. Lichtman Media ...

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy Promotes Rinku A. Patel, PharmD to Vice President, Pharmacy Strategy

...Contracts and Trade Relations and served as an IT Pharmacist. Dr. Patel is a graduate of the Bachelors in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy programs at midwestern University in Downers Grove, Illinois. About Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy is the nation's largest privately held...

Streamwood Hospital Opens New Children's Center to Meet Vital Community Need

..., they also know the importance of healthcare education. That is why they serve as training ground for University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and midwestern University . Among the achievements in recent years, the hospital has demonstrated treatment success through its Advanced Child Treatment Program...

BioFit Names Rusty Benschoter National Sales & Marketing Manager

...nce joining BioFit, he has served as the Central U.S. and Eastern Canada Regional Sales Supervisor, heading sales in a territory encompassing a number midwestern and southern states as well as the provinces of Ontario and Quebec. Over the past four years, he has been instrumental in the successful launch of sev...

As Earth Warms, Lyme Disease Could Flourish

...t, greater extremes of temperature mean a shorter time in which ticks can feed and, therefore, a shorter gap between nymphal and larval feedings. midwestern wildlife and ticks tend to be infected with less persistent strains, which correlates with fewer cases of Lyme disease in the Midwest. As the plan...

Study helps identify college drinkers who might continue excessive drinking as adults

...yland. The research is published in a recent issue of the Journal of College Student Development . Demb and Campbell surveyed graduates of a large midwestern university about their current drinking habits as well as their alcohol use during college. They received responses from 4,428 alumni who graduated be...

New Trend Data Shows Access to Surgical Care at Risk in Rural and Urban Areas of the United States

...s are moving to areas with already established medical communities, which could lead to local shortages, particularly in areas of the Northeastern and midwestern United States. While the federal government offers various incentives to influence primary care physicians to practice in underserved areas, general s...

Most Devout Most Likely to Fight Death to the End

... pastoral care and social services at Cancer Treatment Centers of America's midwestern Regional Medical Center in Zion, Ill. "People who are religious or faith...r, pastoral care and social services, Cancer Treatment Centers of America's midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, Ill.; March 18, 2009, Journal of the Americ...

Midwestern and Southern States Receive Least Federal Funding for Disease Prevention

...tion (RWJF) today released a new report that found midwestern and Southern states received less funding from the...ol and Prevention (CDC) to spend on public health. midwestern states received an average of $17.69 per person an...s are based on the U.S. Census Bureau definitions. midwestern states include: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, M...
Midwestern in Medical Technology

Cancer Treatment Centers of America(R) Studies Treatment That Aims Chemotherapy Directly at Ovarian Cancer Cells

... Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at midwestern Regional Medical Center, a leading provider of inn... surgeon at Cancer Treatment Centers of America at midwestern Regional Medical Center and principal investigator... battling ovarian cancer. In October 2008, CTCA at midwestern Regional Medical Center announced a ground-break...

Creighton Medical Laboratories First to Offer New Cancer Test

... and professional degree programs that emphasize educating the whole person: academically, socially and spiritually. Creighton has been a top-ranked midwestern university in the college edition of U.S. News & World Report magazine's for more than 20 years. For more information, visit our website at: www...

Ovarian Cancer Vaccine Clinical Trial Begins at Cancer Treatment Centers of America

...vaccine therapy for up to 42 patients with chemotherapy-resistant, advanced stage ovarian cancer. The study will be conducted exclusively at CTCA at midwestern Regional Medical Center in suburban Chicago. Eligible participants will be CTCA patients who have stage III or IV ovarian cancer and have tumor progre...
Midwestern in Biological News

Antioxidants in Midwestern black raspberries influenced by production site

WOOSTER, OHBlack raspberries have been studied for decades by scientists and medical researchers interested in the fruits' apparent ability to limit the onset or severity of degenerative diseases, including cancer. The fruit of many popular berries, including blackberries, blueberries, strawber...

Study finds MRSA in Midwestern swine, workers

The first study documenting methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in swine and swine workers in the United States has been published by University of Iowa researchers. The investigators found a strain of MRSA, known as ST398, in a swine production system in the Midwest, according ...

Understanding how weeds are resistant to herbicides

...of a first step in that direction starting to generate the type of information that will allow us to ask these sorts of questions." Waterhemp is a midwestern problem, Tranel said, but it's a member of the genus Amaranthus which includes weeds that are a problem worldwide such as pigweeds. "Because they all ...

Study highlights massive imbalances in global fertilizer use

...he world--north China, western Kenya and the upper midwestern United States. In China, where fertilizer... substantially in northern Europe. In the midwestern United States, over-fertilization was the norm fro...nts--particularly phosphorus--has decreased in the midwestern United States, in part because better farming tech...

Impact of floods on soils

... MADISON, WI, APRIL 7, 2009 -- A recent study conducted in the midwestern United States examined the effects of harsh wet conditions on both cultivated and uncultivated soils, vastly advancing the knowledge of water's effect...

Can organic cropping systems be as profitable as conventional systems?

...ble than monocropping," explains Joshua Posner, University of Wisconsin. With feed grade premiums the organic systems were more profitable than the midwestern standards of continuous corn, no-till corn and soybeans, and intensively managed alfalfa. Rotational grazing of dairy heifers was as profitable as ...

Impact of floods on soils

... MADISON, WI, APRIL 7, 2009 -- A recent study conducted in the midwestern United States examined the effects of harsh wet conditions on both cultivated and uncultivated soils, vastly advancing the knowledge of water's effect...

Can organic cropping systems be as profitable as conventional systems?

...ble than monocropping," explains Joshua Posner, University of Wisconsin. With feed grade premiums the organic systems were more profitable than the midwestern standards of continuous corn, no-till corn and soybeans, and intensively managed alfalfa. Rotational grazing of dairy heifers was as profitable as ...

Tree species composition influences nitrogen loss from forests

...rial or agricultural pollution sources, they receive some of the highest nitrogen deposition rates in North America due to pollutants drifting in from midwestern power plants and east-coast cities. Anyone who grows plants for food, fiber, or flowers, knows that nitrogen is crucial for healthy plant growth...

Salient Stills Notches Significant Advances in Profitability, Diversity of Sales and Customers, and Video Forensics Technology in 2008

...ringing the total to customers in 21 countries The addition of two new distributors in the U.S. Expansion of sales in more Western and midwestern states, bringing the total to customers in 31 U.S. states The development and shipment of the significantly upgraded and improved VideoFOCUS v...
Midwestern in Biological Technology

Growing Midwestern Clinical Research Organization Selects OmniComm Systems to Provide eClinical Solutions for Phase IV Studies

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OmniComm Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: OMCM), a leader in integrated electronic data capture (EDC) solutions for clinical trials announced today that a growing US Clinical Research Organization (CRO) has selected OmniComm to pr...

How a Midwestern girl became the CEO of a multi-billion-dollar software company

Carol Bartz Carol Bartz was raised by her grandparents in Alma, Wisconsin, a town of some 800 souls on the banks of the Mississippi river. In high school, Bartz was a cheerleader. She programmed her first computer in 1968, while studying computer science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. ...

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy Hires Rinku A. Patel, PharmD as Director of Pharmacy Development and Operations

... Contracts and Trade Relations and served as an IT Pharmacist. Dr. Patel is a graduate of the Bachelors in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy programs at midwestern University in Downers Grove, Illinois. About Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy is the nation's largest independently held Sp...

Digirad Corporation Reports Financial Results for 2007 Fourth Quarter and Twelve Months

...500 systems; in addition, a mobile fleet of more than 136 nuclear and ultrasound imaging systems is being used in 23 states, primarily in the eastern, midwestern and southwestern United States. For more information, please visit http://www.digirad.com . Digirad(R), Digirad Imaging Solutions(R), and Cardius(R) ...

Cellectar, Inc. Raises $13 Million in Private Offering

...ny, but also to our future fund raising efforts." "Cellectar is another great example of a company formed around leading edge discoveries from major midwestern research universities attracting a world class management team," said John Neis. "Cellectar has a lead pharmaceutical candidate that is well validated...

SpectraScience Appoints the Honorable Tommy Thompson to its Board of Directors

...work, self-reliance, and perseverance." He is a former chairman of the National Governors' Association, the Education Commission of the States and the midwestern Governors' Conference. Secretary Thompson received both his B.S. in 1963 and his J.D. in 1966 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a membe...

Ohio Ranks Best in the Midwest for Venture Capital Investment in Health Care Bioscience Industry

...arkets the state for capital investment. The report, released by BioEnterprise, a Cleveland, Ohio-based bioscience incubator, shows Ohio led all other midwestern states with $244.3 million in health care related biotech investments in 24 companies. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070814/CLTU009LO...

Wisconsin Leaders Discuss Economic Development

...certified economic development zones, improved four-lane highway access for rural towns, and improved regional economic development and cooperation as midwestern states cannot afford the time, money or effort to compete with each other. Donavan was not short or shy in his message to the Governor and Secretary o...

Corona Optical Systems continues to excite investors

...ou can look for, Garber said.) In this market, those things are prerequisites, said Garber, whose company specializes in investing in early stage, midwestern tech companies. You used to be able to get by with one or maybe two of those; now you need to fill out that picture as much as possible; even then, it...

UW-Madison Gets Federal Biodefense Funds

...f Wisconsin-Madison is collaborating with 11 other midwestern institutions to form the midwestern center as part of a $350 million national initiative. The midwestern center, based at the University of Chicago and Nor...
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