Verizon and California Partnership to End Domestic Violence Launch Program to Help Victims Protect Themselves by Using Technology
OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- California domestic violence prevention advocates will learn how to use the latest technology to help keep abuse survivors safe, thanks to a new program created by the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence (CPEDV) and Verizon.
Are Patients Becoming Victims in Hospital Overcrowding Turf Wars? Experts Ask
PITTSBURGH, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Sick people are being used as a "wedge" in a turf war on hospital overcrowding, according to a pair of patient flow experts.
Some hospitals have made the decision to move patients from ER hallways to hallways on unit floors, believing that will fo...
Charlotte Attorney Calls on North Carolina Senate to Pass "Comparative Negligence" Bill in Order to Better Protect Injury Victims in State
Herbert Auger, veteran personal injury attorney, notes that North Carolina is one of just four states to deny any monetary award if injured party is even slightly to blame for accident
Charlotte, N.C. (Lexis Nexis) July 23, 2009 -- The North Carolina State Senate needs ...
Available for Interviews: Doctor, Security Specialist Assisting Victims of Jakarta Bombings
PHILADELPHIA, July 17 /PRNewswire/ --
WHO: Dr. Robert Allen and security specialist Mr. Tony Ridley,
members of a crisis management team assisting clients affected
by the bombings in Jakarta's Mega Kuningan business district.
Death Penalty and Mental Illness: Families of Victims Speak out at National Convention; 'Double Tragedies' Report Released
SAN FRANCISCO , July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, families of murder victims
have joined with families of persons with mental illness who have been executed to speak out against the death penalty.
Double Tragedies , a report being released today at a special session on t...
MTF, Largest Tissue Bank, Provides Skin for Victims of Santa Barbara Wildfires
SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventura County firefighters who were overtaken by flames and seriously injured while battling brushfires in Santa Barbara are being treated at the Grossman Burn Center with skin donated by the largest non-profit tissue bank in the country, the Musculosk...
Foodborne Illness Victims Mark President Obama's First 100 Days By Calling For Permanent Fix To Food Safety System Victims
& Their Families Convene in Washington D.C. to Share Personal Stories & Ask Congress to Pass Legislation that Will Protect the Public
WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 20 victims
of foodborne illness, including surviving family members of those...
Increased symptoms lead mentally disordered to become victims of violence
ATLANTAContrary to common stereotypes, individuals with major mental disorders are more likely to become victims
of violent crimes when they are experiencing an increase in symptoms than they are to commit crime, according to a new study by Brent Teasdale, an assistant professor of criminal justic...
Italian-American Organization Stands in Solidarity With Victims of Italian Earthquake
Columbus Citizens Foundation Calls on Americans to be Prepared to Offer Contributions, Goods, and Assistance as Scores Die and Tens of Thousands are Left Homeless
NEW YORK, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The catastrophic earthquake in Italy this morning that has left an undetermined numbe...
MTF, Largest Tissue Bank, Provides Skin for Victims of Australian Wildfires
COSTA MESA, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The deadliest wildfires in the history of Australia have now killed over 200 people and injured many more. Local medical institutions are filled with those who have escaped the blazes, many with severe burns. The United States' largest tissue bank, the M...
Victims in Medical Technology
UNT Health Science Center's Groundbreaking Research Applied to Protecting Brain After Traumatic Injury
... System are advancing our research from the UNT Health Science Center to these studies in human subjects. If we can administer these drugs to trauma victims
very early, I believe that we can protect the brain and increase survival."
Simpkins' studies in animals found that rapidly administering a singl...
IBM and EU Partners Create a Better Way to Fight AIDS Virus
... for the maximum amount of time." These innovations are being provided as a free tool that can help extend the lives of millions of people who are the victims
of this disease.
The system's predictions are near 76% accurate, outperforming other commonly used HIV resistance prediction tools and also out...
Discovery's Edge Spring Issue - http://discoverysedge.mayo.edu
Breathing After Spinal Cord Injury -- Strengthening Remaining Connections
Breathing is second nature to most of us, but to victims
of spinal cord injury (SCI) it may be anything but certain. Mayo researchers are exploring ways to ensure breathing capability in SCI patients.
American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2009 Annual Meeting 'Highlights and Hot Topics'
... pediatric patients classified as either confirmed victims
of child abuse or sufferers of accidental trauma, ...or found by researchers was age; children who were victims
of abuse were treated at the emergency room for bo... a younger age (12 months) than those who were not victims
(22 months). Patients younger than 18 months with...
Positive Data From Lung Study May Lead to First FDA Approved Treatment for Pulmonary Fibrosis
... Fibrosis (PF) is a lung disorder characterized by a progressive scarring - known as fibrosis -- and deterioration of the lungs, which slowly robs its victims
of their ability to breathe. Approximately 128,000 Americans suffer from PF, and there is currently no known cause or cure. An estimated 48,000 new ca...
AGA Medical Corporation Launches Web-Based Stroke Education and Awareness Program Featuring Professional Football Player Tedy Bruschi
...ind heart disease and cancer. The American Heart Association reports that each year, about 700,000 Americans suffer from a stroke. One-third of stroke victims
are under 65, and even children can suffer a stroke.
About Tedy Bruschi
Coming off the success of winning his 3rd league championship and pl...
UK Must Maintain its Momentum in Stem Cell Expertise
...ents. Too often in this country there is a
tendency to focus on potentially negative outcomes but today's announcement
is extremely important news for victims
of stroke. At the end of the day
lives - and the future of medicine in this area -- could be transformed by
NOTES TO EDITORS
Portable CT Increases Chance of Stroke Survival and Recovery
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who receive a potentially life-saving treatment. R...a community hospital, where the majority of stroke victims
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are treated at small community hospitals where acc...
PharmAthene Initiates Phase I Clinical Trial of Nerve Agent Bioscavenger Protexia(R)
...efore they cause neurological
damage. Protexia(R) is being developed as a pre- and post-exposure therapy
for casualties on the battlefield or civilian victims
of nerve agent
attacks. Nerve agents belong to a class of compounds known as
organophosphate (OP) agents. OP nerve agents, such as sarin gas, soman,
PharmAthene Presents Data for Protexia(R) and Valortim(R) at 2008 BARDA Industry Conference / PHEMCE Stakeholders Workshop
...nt version of human butyrylcholinesterase
(BChE), is being developed as a pre- and post-exposure therapy for
casualties on the battlefield or civilian victims
of nerve agent attacks.
Valortim(R), in co-development with Medarex, Inc., (Nasdaq: MEDX ) is a
fully human monoclonal antibody designed to treat and...
Victims in Medical Products
Mobile Acuity LT™ Central Station
Description:...d. Central Station monitoring can be deployed immediately on-site in response to emergency situations to increase the level and timeliness of care for victims
Used in conjunction with Welch Allyn's Propaq and Micropaq monitors, Mobile Acuity LT instantly networks up to 12 patients and supplies c...
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Shaken baby syndrome
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Victims in Biological News
Comprehensive cardiogenetic testing for families of sudden unexplained death victims can save lives
Vienna, Austria: Relatives of a young person who dies suddenly should always be referred for cardiological and genetic examination in order to identify if they too are at risk of sudden death, a scientist told the annual conference of the European Society of Human Genetics today (Tuesday 26 May)....
Cryopreservation techniques bring hopes for women cancer victims and endangered species
Emerging cryopreservation techniques are increasing hope of restoring fertility for women after diseases such as ovarian cancer that lead to destruction of reproductive tissue. The same techniques can also be used to maintain stocks of farm animals, and protect against extinction of endangered ani...
Stroke victims may benefit from stem cell transplants
Tampa, Fla. (Jan. 28, 2008) According to two studies published in the current issue of CELL TRANSPLANTATION (Vol.16 No.10), stroke victims
may benefit from human mesenchymal stem cell (hMSC) or bone marrow stromal cell (BMSCs) transplantation. In both studies, the migration of chemically tagged t...
Penn research team tests bedside monitoring of brain blood flow and metabolism in stroke victims
PHILADELPHIA A University of Pennsylvania team has completed the first successful demonstration of a noninvasive optical device to monitor cerebral blood flow in patients with acute stroke, a leading cause of disability and death.
The ultimate goal of this research is to improve the management...
TGen, Scottsdale Healthcare, Mayo Clinic study new drug to stimulate immune system of cancer victims
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Dec. 19, 2008 The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), Scottsdale Healthcare and Mayo Clinic are testing a new drug that could help cancer patients by stimulating the immune system.
Clinical trials of the drug VTX-2337 are being conducted at TGen Clinical Resear...
Bamboo instant houses will soon shelter Sichuan quake victims
A USC Viterbi School of Engineering professor on sabbatical in China has created a prototype of a sturdy, quick-to-build bamboo house designed to help the vast number of people made homeless by the May 12 Sichuan earthquake.
A first batch of these houses is being sent to the devastated area, wi...
High-tech vehicle design boosts emergency rescue capacity
...onment disasters and terrorist attacks are putting ever increasing pressure on the rescue services as they often have to take care of a high number of victims
in a very short period. In particular, there is a need to get medical teams to a disaster area rapidly with all the equipment they require and to tran...
Bullies have harassed 14 percent of workers over past 6 months
...assment". The study shows that those aged over 45 are more likely to be the victims
of such abuse.
The myth about workers on temporary contracts being more ... of work.
Some of the factors that tend to figure most frequently among victims
of mobbing include membership of a union, having had previous experience of...
Knock-out drugs: Narrow window for detection
...ugs, for example alcohol and liquid ecstasy. However, the most important are benzodiazepines and other hypnotics, which can act within 10 minutes. The victims
report disturbed perception, a dazed feeling, nausea, disinhibition and lack of willpower. This was often followed by loss of consciousness for severa...
The challenges of avian influenza virus: Mechanism, epidemiology and control
...of animal infection and the control in China.
As we know more and more species, especially some mammalian species such as cats and tigers, are found victims
or carriers of H5N1, the expansion of the host range and interspecies transmission of H5N1 virus is worrisome. The mechanism underlying this change is...
Victims in Biological Technology
Mothers of Victims Applaud Federal Effort to Collect DNA Upon Arrest
Law to Require DNA from Arrestees Will Solve and Prevent Crimes
CARLSBAD, N.M., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Several mothers of murdered
children joined together in praising the efforts of US Attorney General
Michael Mukasey in bringing forward a rule that will finally allow
implementation of ...
Sinovac Receives RMB 20 Million Purchase Order for Healive from China's Ministry of Health to Vaccinate Earthquake Victims
BEIJING, May 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Amex:
SVA), a leading provider of vaccines in China, today announced that the
Ministry of Health has purchased approximately RMB 20 million (US$2.86
million) of the Company's inactivated hepatitis A vaccine, Healive(R), to
Video: Turning Hope Into Reality - VA Research to Restore Veterans' Abilities
...ertaken the monumental task of fulfilling our pact to our Soldiers by embarking on an effort to provide fully integrated limb replacements that enable victims
of upper body limb loss to perform arm and hand tasks with the strength and dexterity of the natural limb."
A different kind of prosthesis helped...
Z Therapy Is The First In North Texas To Offer Revolutionary Treatment Option For Neck Pain Sufferers
... now offers a ground-breaking treatment option for victims
of whiplash associated disorders (WAD). With the ... now offers a ground-breaking treatment option for victims
of whiplash associated disorders (WAD). With the ...re complications. That is why Z Therapy urges WAD victims
to seek treatment immediately following injury.
Chimerix Joins International Network of Organizations to Cure Malaria
...ypically very sick with high fevers, shaking chills and flu-like illness. Malaria kills approximately one million people annually. The majority of its victims
are pregnant women and children under the age of five. Ninety percent of the cases occur in Africa, but climate change could expand its reach.
Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. Adds Oxycyte TBI Clinical Trial Sites in Israel
... company chairman and CEO. "Unfortunately, they have had to deal with blast victims
for some time, both military and civilian. They see this as something that can help them improve outcomes for the victims
they treat. They also have one of the best medical systems in the world and...
AlloSource Distributes Record Amount of Tissue in 2008
...f people improve their mobility and functionality. AlloSource processed more than 3,200 skin donors whose generous gifts helped save the lives of burn victims
around the country.
"2008 was a particularly significant year for AlloSource. We reached milestones in all business areas and the great work of ...
Cardium Announces FDA 510(K) Clearance of InnerCool's RapidBlue(TM) Endovascular System
...suscitation (ILCOR) have issued guidelines
recommending that cardiac arrest victims
be treated with induced
Ischemic diseases constitute the lar...ic damage even though they have received tPA. More
importantly, most stroke victims
do not arrive at the hospital in time to
be candidates for tPA. The America...
Tishcon Corp Reaches Donation Milestone Exceeds 1 Million Bottles of Multi-Vitamins for Nourish America
of high-quality multivitamins jump-started Nourish America's nutritional
program for children, adults and seniors at risk of malnutrition, as well
of disasters in the United States.
Of note, now eight years later, over 891,000 bottles of Tishcon' s
children's chewable multi-vitamins with minera...
As personalized, genomic medicine takes off, four developing countries show the way for others
One project has collected 1,500 samples from patients and healthy Thais throughout the country; another is working with 3,000 samples from victims
of the 2004 tsunami who experienced posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
An example mentioned in the Thai case study is that of patients undergoin...
Victims in Biological Definition
...ety of genetic disorders . Examples include:
Cri du chat syndrome , which is caused by the deletion of part of the short arm of chromosome 5. victims
make high-pitched cries that sound like a cat. They have wide-set eyes, a small head and jaw and are mentally retarded.
Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome , ...