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Atlanta Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon Thomas Lintner, MD Renewing Bodies and Spirits for New Moms with a Mommy Makeover

...ing medical journals. Dr. Lintner prides himself on honest, open communication with patients, focusing on results that will look natural, and has even steered patients away from certain procedures that may not be necessary. He is an accessible physician, offering his patients personalized care tailored to th...

The Path to Pregnancy: Fairhaven Health Offers New Natural Products to Help Couples Conceive

...tistics are increasing every year. Roughly 1 in 6 couples will have difficulty conceiving. Historically, couples with infertility issues have been steered toward prescription drugs and costly, invasive treatments to help them become pregnant. However, thanks to a greater availability of online research a...

Potent metastasis inhibitor identified

...tially, Watnick's scientific interest was focused on metastatic cancer cells; he hoped to use proteomics techniques to isolate different proteins that steered metastases to different parts of the body (explaining, for example, why lung cancer often metastasizes to bone, or prostate cancer to liver). But the ...

Recession Fallout Leads Safety-Net Hospitals to Charge Out-of-County Residents for Non-Emergency Services

...nalyst with HealthLeaders-InterStudy. "This has been the case in Ohio, where Lorain County residents seeking care from MetroHealth Medical Center were steered toward the county's four free clinics. With the rising tide of uninsured patients, these organizations are facing increasing financial strain themselv...

Aurora Chosen as Preferred Provider for Workers on 2 Major State Road Projects

... projects. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090303/CG78204LOGO-b ) Preferred provider status means workers who are injured are steered to Aurora Health Care's Occupational Health during day hours and Aurora hospital emergency rooms after hours. "Aurora was the preferred provider ...

Maryland Lawyer Steve Nolan Advocates for Lung Health as National Board Chair of the American Lung Association

... lawyer, Stephen J. Nolan. Elected National Board Chair, after more than a decade of volunteer service to the organization, Mr. Nolan has successfully steered the American Lung Association to tackle key issues facing the health of our nation. A major emphasis of his chairmanship has been to build on the...

UCSF Chancellor J. Michael Bishop Announces Plan To Step Down

...ty of California, San Francisco for the past 10 years, today announced plans to step down from his post, effective June 30, 2009. Bishop, 72, steered UCSF through one of its most expansive periods of growth and achievement, which included development from the ground up of a second major campus, esta...

FemmePharma Founder Honored by PharmaVOICE

...ano as a "forward-thinking risk taker who has not only carved out a niche in the life sciences by creating a whole new business (FemmePharma), but has steered her company to new heights." Tringali DiPiano serves as the lead inventor on FemmePharma patents and developer of drug formulations. The patents cov...

New AARP Report Finds Older Americans Have Limited Access to Home and Community-Based Services Under Medicaid

...s (HCBS). In Pennsylvania, 90% of Medicaid LTC dollars for older people and adults with physical disabilities who have limited financial resources are steered to nursing homes. The report, A Balancing Act: State Long-Term Care Reform, is the first to examine Medicaid spending on long-term care for older pe...

Carnegie Mellon study shows just listening to cell phones significantly impairs drivers

...creased demands on the drivers attention and stop talking. The 29 study volunteers used a driving simulator while inside an MRI brain scanner. They steered a car along a virtual winding road at a fixed, challenging speed, either while they were undisturbed, or while they were deciding whether a sentence t...
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The sunlight solution for better health

...rive in the sun, we humans too depend on sunlight, in our case for the production of vitamin D. In the past few decades, however, cultural trends have steered us away from sun exposure. From fear of the potential dangers of UV radiation and the heavy promotion of sunscreen products to artificial work and rec...

Ship-in-a-bottle kit on a microchip

...g bulky glass flasks, Bunsen burners and magnetic stirrers as far as possible in their experiments. Similarly to microelectronics, where electrons are steered through tiny conducting paths, they intend to perform chemical reactions in microfluidic systems, that is, chambers and channels just a few micrometer...

It's all about geometry: Protein contact surfaces hold key to cures

... The MAPAS tool takes as a starting point a proteins known three-dimensional shape, and then applies a set of scoring methods based on comprehensive steered Molecular Dynamics calculations to predict whether this protein structure can form strong contacts with the cell membrane. If so, MAPAS goes on to ide...

Genetic material under a magnifying glass

...ometers, so the magnification must be correspondingly powerful. Deckerts team uses an atomic force microscope to achieve this degree of magnification. steered by the microscope, a tiny, silvered glass tip moves over the RNA strand. A laser beam focused on the tip excites the section of the strand being exami...

Human embryonic stem cell -- derived bone tissue closes massive skull injury

...searchers at John Hopkins University to use hESCs for tissue regeneration. Using mesenchymal precursor cells isolated from hESCs, the Hopkins team steered them into bone regeneration by using scaffolds, tiny, three-dimensional platforms made from biomaterials. Physical context, it turns out, is a pow...

Stimulation of the semicircular canals can artificially control human walking and balance

...osture; at the same time, the researchers found that the stimulus could be applied in a way that allowed a person who was walking straight ahead to be steered by "remote control" without her balance being affected. The findings are reported by Richard Fitzpatrick and Jane E. Butler of the Prince of Wales Med...

Polynesia explorers created worldwide web of scientific knowledge

... "Keen for curiosities of every kind, none more than the customs of strange peoples that could turn a travel account into a bestseller," the travelers steered their courses using Linnaeus as their botanical guide and Jean-Jacques Rousseau as their intellectual guide. The first wave of travelers expected t...

Chemical guidance of T cells leads to immunologic memory and long-term immunity

...by helper T cells? Dr. Germain and his colleagues determined that naïve CD8+ T cells do not wander aimlessly through the lymph node but instead are steered towards areas in which dendritic cells concentrate. Think of the lymph node as a large airport terminal and the CD8+ T cells as the arriving passenger...

Intelligently designed molecular evolution

...ory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California at Berkeley have developed a technique in which the evolution of an important class of proteins is steered towards a desired outcome. "We've taken enzymes that are promiscuous, meaning they have the capacity to evolve along many different functional lines...

Cells direct membrane traffic by channel width

...are a target of scrutiny for the Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology. Using steered molecular dynamics, Beckman researchers have solved a mystery that years of protein crystallography couldn't accomplish. Reporting in the August issue...
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A New Era in the Application of Lab-on-a-Chip to Rapid Point-of-Care Diagnosis

...uition. HKLife has pioneered the development of advanced and ground-breaking DNA-based diagnostic technologies and leveraging a unique business model, steered the development of its novel EFADchip technology into a fully-functional platform. Thus, the company has created the impetus to revolutionize the prac...

China-Biotics, Inc. Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

...as an emerging markets strategist at Deutsche Bank. "I want to thank Raymond for his dedicated contributions as our Chief Financial Officer. He steered this company through its first public financing and has been chiefly responsible for our transition last year to the Nasdaq Global Market. We look for...

Scientists demonstrate highly directional semiconductor lasers

...spatial emission pattern of semiconductor lasers such as a fully collimated beam, small divergence beams in multiple directions, and beams that can be steered over a wide angle." While semiconductor lasers are widely used in everyday products such as communication devices, optical recording technologie...

UW-Madison Laser Device to Study Polar Ice Caps

...is process for the next month or so; every eight days the satellite is going to come over us and each time it comes near enough to us it's going to be steered to point at the building. We'll make a series of measurements like this under different conditions." Arctic HSRL, now working on the roof of the ...

DEMOLetter: Draining the Economic Swamp

... and sell their products and services.) As good as the PhotoSite software and service are, the Homestead story is even better. CEO Justin Kitch has steered this company through the ups and downs of the boom and bust cycle, keeping his team well focused on creating real value for its growing customer base....

Raising a Biotech Workforce - Students, Program Administrators Look to Future

... One female high school student attending the seminar reported, to the audible chagrin of educators in the room, that her academic counselor recently steered her away from pursing a biotech-related internship because it would be frowned upon by colleges that, in the opinion of the counselor, would think the...

IT workforce development: A little workforce planning goes a long way

... focused on career acceleration, they will want to know how they can make an immediate contribution. Presented with the right challenge, they could be steered toward information technology careers. Since some of the cooler new-generation technology, aka Web 2.0, could have a profound influence on business, t...
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