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Growth in Long Term Care Costs in Tennessee Outpacing Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

Study Gives Tennessee Residents Access to Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Home Care and Adult Day Health Care Costs in Nearly Every Zip Code Statewide RICHMOND, Va., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The cost of long term care in Tennessee are rising at a rate outpacing inflation, putting significant f...

University of Tennessee Medical Center Saves 60 Percent on IT Costs With Unified Email Management by Mimecast

Pure-play SaaS solution allows visionary healthcare organization to effectively manage Electronic Protected Health Information stored in email NEWTON, Mass., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Mimecast, offering SaaS-based email archiving, continuity and security, today announced University of Tennesse...

Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help Tennessee Workers Hurt by Recession

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 'Help is Here Express' bus tour will be stopping in Tennessee the week of March 30- April 3 at various cities throughout the state in order to help uninsured and financially-struggling Tennesseans access information on programs that provide...

Cogdell Spencer Breaks Ground on Projects in Tennessee and North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Erdman, A Cogdell Spencer Company, a subsidiary of Cogdell Spencer Inc. (NYSE: CSA ) announces that it broke ground earlier this week on two new medical office projects in the Southeast, totaling almost 115,000 square feet. The two pr...

East Tennessee Firm Of Terry, Terry & Stapleton Launches Redesigned Web Site

Expanded law firm Web site content includes video library, pages on amusement park injuries and carbon monoxide poisoning. Morristown, TN (PRWEB) January 15, 2009 -- The Tennessee law firm of Terry, Terry & Stapleton has launched an expanded website to inform clie...

Turner Universal Awarded Contracts Totaling $227 Million to Manage Construction of Two Tennessee Healthcare Facilities

NEW YORK, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Universal, a subsidiary of Turner Construction Company, was awarded two healthcare contracts totaling $227 million in the state of Tennessee. Turner Universal was selected to manage the construction of the Middle Tennessee Medical Center Replacement Hos...

Message to Tennessee Residents: Forgo Fad Dieting and Join the Campaign for Healthy Weight

Campaign to Visit Nashville to Rally Residents to Eat Right, Move More and Milk Their Diets NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The last decade can be defined by the ups and downs of different fad diets -- which seem to go in and out of fashion like shoulder pa...

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee to Pay U.S. $2.1 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

WASHINGTON and NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee (BCBS-T) has agreed to pay the United States $2.1 million to settle allegations of violating the False Claims Act, the Justice Department announced today. BCBS-T, which is headquartered in Chattan...

Governor Bredesen Declares Tennessee Patient Advocacy Day to Promote Healthcare Accessibility for All

Bredesen Joins National Patient Advocate Foundation in Supporting Progressive, Financially Sound and Effective Healthcare Solutions Tennesseans to Show Their Support by Wearing Blue and Yellow Ribbons on June 19 NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emphasizing the need for ...

AMERIGROUP Provides Status on Tennessee Rate Increase and Effect on 2008 Guidance

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMERIGROUP Corporation (NYSE: AGP ) announced today that it is suspending its full-year 2008 guidance of $2.35 to $2.45 per diluted share pending completion of its rate increase negotiations with the State of Tennessee. As previously anno...
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Cynosure Announces Presentation of Favorable Results from Post-Marketing Studies of Smartlipo MPX

...rel Naversen Geraghty, Brian Biesman, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, tennessee "A Comparison of Three Separate Clinical Studies Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Laser-Assisted Lipolysis Using 1064nm, 1320nm and a Co...

Millennium Presents New Data on Investigational Drugs for Novel Cancer Targets at EORTC-NCI-AACR Symposium

...investigator: Jeffrey R. Infante, M.D., Investigator, Drug Development & GI Cancer Research, Sarah Cannon Research Institute, Nashville, tennessee -- Abstract #280: Poster -- Pediatric Preclinical Testing Program (PPTP) stage 2 testing of the Aurora A kinase inhibitor MLN8237 -- Lea...

Leading Academic Institutions Collaborate on 800-Patient Study of Effectiveness of Cryoablation for Men With Recurrent Prostate Cancer

...ans from up to 25 leading medical institutions, including M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Loma Linda University, Washington University, the University of tennessee and Maimonides Medical Center, are expected to participate. Statistics show that 25 to 30 percent of men who undergo brachytherapy or external beam ...

Pew Commission Says Industrial Scale Farm Animal Production Poses 'Unacceptable' Risks to Public Health, Environment

... of how all food production affects public health and the environment," says Michael Blackwell, PCIFAP Vice Chair and former dean of the University of tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine and former Assistant Surgeon General, (Ret.) USPHS. The PCIFAP consists of 15 Commissioners who bring individual kn...

FDA Approves XYZAL(R) (levocetirizine dihydrochloride) Oral Solution for the Relief of Seasonal and Year Round Allergies and Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria

...difficulty swallowing or who prefer liquid medication," said Michael S. Blaiss, MD, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at the University of tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee. "Both the oral solution and tablets offer patients powerful and long-lasting allergy relief." Studies i...

Portrait(R) Plasma - A New Non-Surgical Option for one of the Most Requested Aesthetic Treatment - Aging Eyes

... Dr. Biesman also serves on several editorial boards and is a member of The Oculoplastic Aesthetic Society, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the tennessee Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, and the American Medical Association. ...

SCH 530348 (TRA), a Novel Investigational Antiplatelet Agent, Shown to Inhibit Platelet Aggregation in PCI Patients

...harmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic analysis, conducted by the University of tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, showed that SCH 530348 (TRA), a potent thro...gation in coagulation times (aPTT or PT) with TRA. About the University of tennessee Health Science Center As the flagship statewide academic health system, th...

D1 Sports Training Facilities Adopt TurfAide(TM) Antimicrobial to New Synthetic Turf Fields from AstroTurf(R)

... HUNTSVILLE, Ala. and Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ --The D1 Sports Training facilities of Nashville, tennessee and Huntsville, Alabama are demonstrating their proactive stance on combating bacteria with the addition of the high-tech TurfAide(TM) antimicrobial f...

Gloucester Pharmaceuticals Announces Multiple Presentations of Preclinical Romidepsin Data at American Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting

...der cancer cells" will be presented in a poster session Sunday, April 15 from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. Dr. Shambhunath Choudhary et al of the University of tennessee are authors. Abstract #1835 "The HDAC inhibitors romidepsin and PXD101 interact synergistically with Bortezomib in human chronic lymphomocytic leuke...

Alnylam Reports Results of Human Experimental Infection Model with Respiratory Syncytial Virus

... option for patients infected with RSV," said John P. DeVincenzo, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases at the University of tennessee Health Science Center. "Establishing a safe, reliable RSV infection in human volunteers, and being able to quantify the infection and the symptoms it ...
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Urinary casts

...are cylindrical structures composed mainly of mucoprotein ... for pictures and discussion of urinary casts of various types. ... University of tennessee Medical Center has a rich history in the community of providing patient-centered care and ... Urinary casts are tube-shaped ... Learn about u...

Traumatic Brain Injury

...e) - Short Summary ... Traumatic Brain Injury -- see more articles ... The Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Program was established by the tennessee ... Every 21 seconds, one person in the U.S. sustains a traumatic brain injury . ... Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can significantly aff...

Tinea corporis

...he leg. Granuloma, fungal (Majocchi's) ... Tinea corporis (often called ringworm of the body) is a common skin disorder, ... University of tennessee Medical Center has a rich history in the community of providing patient-centered care and ... Tinea corporis (often called ... Free articles a...

Thoracic spine X-ray

...pine x-ray . Getting You Back on Your Feet ... The x-ray machine will be positioned over the thoracic area of the spine . ... University of tennessee Medical Center has a rich history in the community of providing patient-centered care and remaining ... Thoracic spine x-ray . Definition ... the...

Sterility

...specific nuclear and mitochondrial interactions. Male sterility is the failure of plants to produce functional anthers, pollen, or male gametes. tennessee Oncology doctors provide quality cancer care, chemotherapy and support ... Which patients are more likely to experience long-term sterility ? ......

Reflux nephropathy

...hich the kidneys are damaged by backward flow of urine into the kidney. ... Reflux nephropathy occurs in about 4 out of 1, ... University of tennessee Medical Center has a rich history in the community of providing patient ... Some people can have no symptoms from reflux nephropathy . ... Ref...

Pulmonary embolus

...y embolism, a blood clot in the lung. ... A pulmonary embolus is one of the life-threatening causes of chest pain and ... University of tennessee Medical Center has a rich history in the community of providing patient-centered care and ... A pulmonary embolus is most often ... A pulmona...

Point tenderness

...he pain you feel when pressure is applied ... When did the abdominal pain associated with this point tenderness develop? ... University of tennessee Medical Center has a rich history in the community of providing patient-centered care and ... Abdominal point tenderness refers ... Point t...

Oral cholecystogram

...ay of the gallbladder, an organ in the right upper ... Oral cholecystogram Health Article. Save Email Print. Images (5) ... University of tennessee Medical Center has a rich history in the community of providing patient-centered care and ... Oral cholecystogram is an x-ray of ... Oral ...

Muscle aches

... aches including possible medical causes, diseases, disorders, ... or substances causing Muscle aches : The following drugs, ... University of tennessee Medical Center has a rich history in the community of providing patient-centered care and ... cause of muscle aches and pain is ... Learn ab...
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DOE-funded research projects win 46 R&D 100 Awards for 2009

...tial grid failures, and effectively reroute power distribution during emergency or natural disasters. (Jointly with Electric Power Research Institute, tennessee Valley Authority and PBS&J) PulseForge 3100 - uses rapid pulses of light for high-speed drying, curing, sintering or annealing high temperature ma...

Spring cold snap helps with stream ecosystem research

...o higher than normal levels of sunlight over the next several months. This early April freeze resulted in positive effects for a well-studied East tennessee stream and reiterated the importance of sunlight on the growth of algae, bacteria, snails and other organisms in forest streams. Compared to typica...

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, June 2009

...r arsenal three novel microfabricated surgical instruments developed through a partnership between Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of tennessee Hamilton Eye Center in Memphis. The Retinal Clinch tool features a design that allows the surgeon to remove scar tissue from the surface of the retina...

American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- May 27, 2009

...ment for liver fibrosis the disease that leads to cirrhosis scientists in tennessee are reporting. Their study is scheduled for the June 1 issue of ACS' Mole.../full/10.1021/mp9000469 CONTACT: Ram I. Mahato, Ph.D. University of tennessee Health Sciences Center Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Cancer Resea...

Older men more likely than women to die after pneumonia

...tudy. Participants were enrolled upon emergency department admission at 28 academic and community hospitals in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Michigan and tennessee from 2001 to 2003. The study included 2,320 subjects, with a mean age of 64.9 years, 1,136 of whom were men. The men were sicker on admission, more li...

EPA's P3 award winners celebrate a green future

...usetts Institute of Technology - A Novel Solar Thermal Combined Cycle with Bio-methane Carbon Capture for Distributed Power Generation University of tennessee at Knoxville - The New Norris House: A Sustainable Home for the 21st Century The P3 Award competition was held at EPA's Annual National Sustaina...

2009 ASPB Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship award announcement

...able research experience, giving me a foundation in plant biology on which to base a future career in conservation. Alaina Willet, University of tennessee Mentor: Elena Shpak Research of Arabidopsis plant to Find New Components of ERECTA Signaling Pathway through EMS Screen for Mutants This is a ...

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

...rofessor Jack Dongarra, one of the foremost authorities on high-end computing and director of the Innovative Computing Laboratory at the University of tennessee said, "GPUs have evolved to the point where real-world applications are easily implemented on them and run faster than on multi-core systems. Future ...

Montana State grad's work helps diagnose skin cancer without a biopsy

... BOZEMAN -- A recent Montana State University master's graduate is working with doctors at Vanderbilt Medical Center in tennessee to build a handheld laser microscope that could someday reduce the number of biopsies needed to diagnose skin cancer. Suspicious spots on the skin ...

Communication Intelligence Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2008 Results

...mp; Co., Oracle Corporation, Palm Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Sony Ericsson Corp., Snap-on Credit LLC, Travelers Indemnity Company ("Travelers"), tennessee Valley Authority and Wells Fargo Bank NA. The Company reported a net loss attributable to common stockholders of $637,000 or $0.01 per share on 1...
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Vega Picks Tennessee Firm to Assist with Construction of Biomass Plant in Georgia

LONDON, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VEGA PROMOTIONAL SYSTEMS, INC. (Pink Sheets: VGPR) today announced it has chosen Chattanooga, TN based consulting firm, Tennessee Power Company, Inc. to assist the Company in building a biomass production facility in Georgia. Vega recently announced...

Noninvasive Medical Technologies Helps Make Young Tennessee Woman's Wishes Come True

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- "Thanks to NMT, all of my wishes are coming true," says Kristin Shumpert, who is traveling from Oak Ridge, Tennessee this week to experience the lights, sounds and excitement of Las Vegas ... and to meet the people who "saved my life." Until recently, the prospe...

Free Webinar on Safer Clinical Hand-Offs Offered by Compirion Healthcare

...y College, a BSN from the University of Memphis, and an MSN from Union University. She is an active member of the American Nursing Association and the tennessee Nurses Association. Clinical Hand-Offs Now or Never is the third in a series of free webinars being offered to help educate hospita...

Industry Professionals Get Schooled in Real-World Oncology Issues at NCCN Academy

...r Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO; St. Jude Children's Research Hospital/ University of tennessee Cancer Institute, Memphis, TN; Stanford Comprehensive Cancer Center, Stanford, CA; University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center,...

Video: Experts Unite to Help People Manage Spring Nasal Allergy Sneezin'

...ptoms as they head into the spring nasal allergy season," said Dr. Michael Blaiss, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at the University of tennessee Health Science Center; Past President of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (ACAAI) and co-editor of the Atlas of Allergic Dise...

Seminar Will Bring ALS Researchers to Patient Groups

...nstitute is also planning events in Detroit, Michigan and Seattle, Washington during the month of April; New Orleans, Louisiana in May; and Nashville, tennessee and Denver, Colorado in June, with dates to be announced online soon. The Institute is also confirming locations for events in Green Bay, Wisconsin; ...

Cumberland Emerging Technologies and UT Research Foundation Sign License Agreement for New Technology

...ng Technologies, Inc. (CET) and the University of tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) today announced they h... asthma treatment discovered at the University of tennessee Health Science Center. Under the agreement, CET i...l grant funding was provided by the University of tennessee Research Foundation and CET. The grants will supp...

While Most Companies and Industries Struggled in 2008, LifeModeler, Inc. Used Unique Products to Post Aggressive Business Gains in All Areas

...ch and Education at the Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, Calif., and the InMotion Musculoskeletal Institute associated with the University of Memphis in tennessee have received software endowments this year, which together amount to nearly $1 million. McGuan sees expansion of these support programs as being key ...

Imaging in Living Color with Siemens Molecular CT

... the greatest level of patient care and maximum return on investment." Molecular CT Makes Sense Already installed at the University of tennessee in Knoxville , Biograph mCT will begin commercial installations second quarter of 2009. Several facilities from the United States, Europe, Asia and Au...

Genstruct Expands Team with New VP of Engineering

...ored a dozen peer-reviewed articles in academic publications and conference proceedings. He received his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees from the University of tennessee and his B.S. from Reading University in the United Kingdom. About Genstruct Founded in 2002, Genstruct is a systems biology company focused on elu...
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Avian influenza

...g of the Harbin Veterinary Research Institute , Harbin , China and Professor Robert Webster of the St Jude Children's Research Hospital , Memphis, tennessee , reported results of experiments in which mice had been exposed to 21 isolates of confirmed H5N1 strains obtained from ducks in China between 1999 ...
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SnRNA

... always found associated with specific proteins and the complexes are ... Register today for a free trial, credit card req'd. Find Journal of the tennessee Academy of Science articles plus many other academic journal articles, magazine arti... U1 snRNA Regulates Initiation of Transcription in Eukaryo...

Retina

...vision. With Retina , it's about a total commitment to quality! ... Retina Systems, Inc. - 146 Day Street - Seymour, CT 06483 - 203-881-1311 ... tennessee Retina provides a variety of eye care including retinal surgery. Schedule an appointment today for treatment of macular degeneration or vitreous d...

Microsatellite

... microsatellite probes are attached to the beads, and any DNA fragments ... Dr. Margaret J. Kovach is an assistant professor at the University of tennessee at Chattanooga in the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences. ... Substructure from Microsatellite allele frequency data. ... Mode...

Database Search

...tion, ... You can also search the Jackson Purchase database . West of tennessee Non ... Click here to search the West of tennessee River Non-Military Patents Database . ... Search BPM Database , Subm...

Blood count

...unt (CBC) is the most common blood test. ... KidsHealth>Parents>Infections >Medical Tests> Blood Test: Complete Blood Count ... tennessee Oncology doctors provide quality cancer care, chemotherapy and support ... It is important to monitor for low blood cell count because this co...

Antibiotic

...tic is a type of chemotherapeutic agent, that is, a ... Traditionally, the term antibiotic was applied to a ... Antibiotic resistance rates in tennessee are among the highest in the nation. ... Actually, by taking an antibiotic for viral infections such as the common cold ... The first antibiotic...
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