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Long-term care costs exceed yearly income for many Calif. seniors living alone

In Los Angeles County, being disabled can cost a year's income. That's because the annual cost of in-home care services for seniors living alone is now $319 more than this group's median income of $17,029. Combine long-term care expenses with other basic expenses, such as food and rent, and ...

Researchers propose consumers buy yearly 'drug licenses' as new way to pay for prescriptions

Changing the way consumers pay for prescription drugs so that the system more closely resembles paying for cell phones or computer software could increase drug use without altering patients out-of-pocket spending, health plan costs or drug company profits, according to a new RAND Corporation study...

US $ 22 Billion Required Yearly to Fight AIDS: UN

United Nations. The United nation today announced that the world would require US $ 22 billion to fight the AIDS pandemic by the year 2008.// However, it is not sure from where the countries will get this huge amount. In its special session to address the issue of AIDS, UN members appreciated...

Thirteen Courage Center Youth Athletes Take Top Honors in National Sports Competition

...onal Junior Disability Championships (NJDC). More than 250 qualifying athletes from across North America competed in St. Louis, Mo., June 25-Aug. 2, a yearly stepping-stone to the Paralympics. Events took place in archery, field events, swimming, table tennis, track, weightlifting and wheelchair basketball....

Is it Exam Time for Georgia's School Children Already?

..., anywhere from birth to age one. A second screening should be done at age three and another before the child starts school. Children should then have yearly exams unless a doctor suggests otherwise. Dental: Interestingly, many parents do make sure their child is current on their immunizations a...

Kool Smiles Relies on Wyse Technology Virtual Clients to Improve Patient Care and Security of Electronic Health Records (EHRs)

...rs' questions. "Our cost savings with the virtual clients from Wyse has been substantial," continued Blomquist. "We've saved close to $500,000 yearly by reducing the amount of IT staff required to support our business; we've cut our electricity usage by more than 50% throughout the organization; our...

Lilly Broadens Income Eligibility for Patient Assistance Programs

...all Lilly owned or supported patient assistance programs is set at, or above, 300 percent of the current Federal Poverty Level. As an example, the new yearly eligible income limit for a family of two corresponds to approximately $44,000. "By making these changes, we are addressing a real concern for ...

PracticeMatch Releases Results of Recent 'State of the Industry' Survey of Physician Recruiters

... ST. LOUIS, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- PracticeMatch, the leading provider of physician data and sourcing services, has recently completed its yearly survey of in-house physician recruiters on the state of the physician recruitment industry. Survey results have revealed that the physician shortage,...

Minority and Women's Advocacy Groups Send Letter to California Attorney General Jerry Brown Requesting Investigation Into Discrimination by Health Insurance Companies

... education and training around disparities and research, for the local community. HAAF regularly disseminates research to community in its free major yearly events. HAAF's partners include: Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, UCLA, RAND, and over 150 community based organizations. www...

Cancer Survivors Face Tough Road Long After Treatment Ends

... cancer and 122,220 who had never had cancer. The data was collected between 2002 and 2006 by the National Health Interview Survey, which is conducted yearly by the U.S. Census Bureau. During a follow-up period of at least five years and an average of 12 years, about 5.6 percent of cancer survivors were ...
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Denosumab Demonstrates Superiority Over Zometa(R) in Pivotal Phase 3 Head-to-Head Trial in Breast Cancer Patients With Bone Metastases

...revention of bone loss in patients undergoing hormone ablation for non-metastatic prostate or breast cancer, for which denosumab is administered twice yearly subcutaneously at a 60 mg dose. The Prolia(TM) trade name is only for these indications and may not apply for other indications of denosumab. ...

5-Year Study Published in Diabetologia Demonstrated Long-Term Safety of Lantus(R) Compared to NPH

...a than was insulin glargine (11.1% vs 7.6% respectively, p=0.0439) and mean yearly rates of symptomatic hypoglycemia (7.08+/-16.49 vs 5.13+/-12.79, p=0.0017)....a than was insulin glargine (11.1% vs 7.6% respectively, p=0.0439) and mean yearly rates of symptomatic hypoglycemia (7.08+/-16.49 vs 5.13+/-12.79, p=0.0017)....

Oasmia: FDA Grants Paclical(R) Orphan Drug Designation for Ovarian Cancer in the USA

...sease with few and unspecific symptoms at its early stages, and is difficult to detect. The numbers of patients that are diagnosed are increasing on a yearly basis. Ovarian cancer is most often diagnosed in women over 50 years of age, but younger women are also affected. The annual incidence of new diagnose...

Freezing Kidney Cancer: Hot Treatment Should Be New Gold Standard for Destroying Small Tumors

...fficacy, researchers looked at 90 tumors in 84 patients. Efficacy was determined based on a tumor's size at 3-, 6- and 12-month clinic visits and then yearly -- with follow-up imaging with CT or MRI scans. Both efficacy and three-year survival rates approach 100 percent overall. In studying cryoablati...

Studies Examine Quality of Care for Hospitalized Sickle Cell Disease Patients and Effective Methods for Detecting Risk of Stroke in Children With This Disorder

...d by the fact that that, prior to starting hydroxyurea, these patients had significantly higher transfusion requirements, frequency of painful crises, yearly number of admissions to the hospital, and increased intensity of hemolysis in comparison to patients who did not receive hydroxyurea. Side e...

Survey Shows Parents' Best Intentions Out of Step with Expert Recommendations in Protecting Kids from Flu

...rics for research at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. "As a community, we need to do a better job spreading the word about how important a yearly flu vaccine can be in helping protect kids -- and ourselves -- from influenza." Federal Flu Vaccine Guidelines Expanded to Reach More Children The...

Study Shows Once-Yearly Reclast Better than Risedronate at Increasing Bone Mass in Patients With Osteoporosis Caused by Glucocorticoids

...ced by glucocorticoids." The trial investigated both prevention (n=288) and treatment (n=545) of GIO in patients. Results demonstrated that a single yearly infusion of Reclast significantly increased bone mineral density (BMD) in the lumbar spine at 12 months compared to risedronate in both the treatment ...

Data From Ortho Biotech-Sponsored Studies to be Presented at National Kidney Foundation 2008 Spring Clinical Meetings

... direct healthcare costs of CKD in patients with diabetes. Analyses compared diabetes patients who developed CKD versus those who did not for yearly direct healthcare costs, which consisted of outpatient services, inpatient services and pharmacy dispensing claims. A total of 30,480 patient...

CMC, Moffitt Partner to Study Cancer

...iscarded. If a biopsy is taken, researchers would like to obtain three to six additional samples for study. Volunteers may be asked questions on a yearly basis about their medical history, diet and how they feel. If a new drug is developed that addresses their specific form of cancer, patients will be n...

CVS/pharmacy Offers Flu Vaccinations in Over 4,000 Stores

...tional opportunities for people across the country to get vaccinated before the peak flu season begins." The Centers for Disease Control recommends a yearly flu vaccination especially for people ages 50 and older, people with chronic diseases such as diabetes, asthma and heart disease, and health care prov...
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Wampole ISOSTAT/ISOLATOR Microbial System

Description:... More than 200,000 cases of septicemia occur yearly in the U.S., with a 40-50% mortality rate. Rapid isolation of the organism and the determination of its susceptibility to antimicrobial agents are ess...
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Medical Software Associates medical billing and practice management software system

Description:...rance payments, write offs and unpaid amounts displayed as a percentage of services rendered. You can break these numbers down on a weekly, monthly or yearly basis in order to get a view of your practice's collections. As well, by separating the values by insurance carriers, you can obtain another report....
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ApoTome

Description:...s Circle of Excellence Award ApoTome Microscope Technique from Carl Zeiss Receives Award for Innovation of the Year in 2003. This award is presented yearly to the 25 most technically innovative products of the year. In 2004, Carl Zeiss ApoTome was one of the winners of the renowned R&D 100 Awards granted...
Company:Carl Zeiss MicroImaging, Inc.

Hemo_Control

Features:... Graphical touch screen No yearly inspection necessary Favourably priced cuvettes Easy handling Neither any dilution nor additional reagents necessary ...
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NDC Lytec Medical 2004 Practice Management Software

Features:...ims Schedule patient appointments with Lytec Scheduler Professional Print over 25 reports, including day sheets, transaction journals, monthly and yearly summaries, aging, and more Manage insurance authorization referrals Track the inventory of the items you sell Great reports for effective practi...
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Breast Feeding

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Mary had a lot of lambs: Researchers identify way to accelerate sheep breeding

... While the STAR system requires better nutrition and more farm labor to manage the lambing, each lambing event involves fewer ewes than traditional yearly lambing. The researchers hope that the discovery of the M allele may help the STAR system adapt to consistently high levels of production without a...

Sustainable agriculture at the ESA Annual Meeting

...e, Glover's team found that the perennial fields were more energy-efficient in providing productive harvests. Although only the annual fields received yearly fertilizer inputs, the perennial fields yielded 23 percent more nitrogen harvested over the 75 years, despite requiring only 8 percent of the energy i...

Urban water ecology at the ESA annual meeting

...ore area. If all these roofs were greened, she says, the city could save the watershed 8 million gallons of water per year, or about 10 percent of its yearly water loss. "We need to understand what implementing these greenroofs at the whole watershed scale can do," she says. "Getting people to learn about...

Douglas-fir, geoducks make strange bedfellows in studying climate change

...rior to the start of instrumental records," Black pointed out. Sea surface temperatures affect climate on land and when there is a spike in average yearly temperatures, such as during an El Nino year, it can have a profound impact on both trees and marine life. In general, Black said, warmer temperatures...

Early rice harvests ease annual famine in Bangladesh

...rlier, giving them more time to grow a second crop to provide desperately needed food and ease hunger during monga -- the hunger months. Monga is a yearly famine that occurs in northwest Bangladesh from September to November after the previous season's food has run out and before the harvest of transplan...

Wood stoves -- a viable home heat source?

...ost of the wood fuel for the woodstove amounted to $1330 for 5 full cords (a cord is 8 feet long by 4 feet high by 4 feet wide - 128ft3 ). This was a yearly savings of $50 at market fossil fuel prices of 2005-2007 without taking into account rising fossil fuel prices or the impending carbon tax. Should th...

New MRI technique could mean fewer breast biopsies in high-risk women

...tations, family or personal history of breast cancer, or previous radiation therapy to the chest receive an annual MRI screening in addition to their yearly mammogram. During a breast MRI, which lasts about a half hour, the technician injects a contrast agent into a vein in the patient's arm. Over time...

Elsevier announces 2008 journal impact factor highlights

... journals continue their long-running trend of increased IFs, in particular Biomaterials ( http://www.elsevier.com/locate/biomaterials ) (increasing yearly since 2003) and The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology ( http://www.elsevier.com/locate/jaci ) which has shown consistent growth over the pa...

DOE makes largest Danforth Campus research award in history

...n DOE grant. PARC will make significant educational and outreach efforts at the K-12, undergraduate and graduate levels. And there are plans for a yearly meeting of all participants at WUSTL to discuss research progress and collaborations. As an EFRC, the Danforth Plant Science Center will receive $1...

Health choices predict cancer survival, U-M study finds

...cer patients about five health behaviors: smoking, alcohol use, diet, exercise and sleep. Patients were surveyed every three months for two years then yearly after that. Smoking was the biggest predictor of survival, with current smokers having the shortest survival. Problem drinking and low fruit intake...
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Thomson Reuters Announces 2009 Edition of the CMR International Pharmaceutical R&D Factbook

...research by generic specialty companies. The Centre for Medicines Research International Ltd (CMR International), a Thomson Reuters business, yearly publishes the Factbook . This is an up-to-date business planning tool for decision makers in the pharmaceutical industry, including R&D, corpora...

New and Updated Online Tutorials for dbGaP, GAD, and DGV from OpenHelix

...ources to assist in their genetic association and variation research. The tutorial suites, available for single purchase or through a low- priced yearly subscription to all OpenHelix tutorials, contain an online, narrated, multi-media tutorial, which runs in just about any browser connected to the web,...

New MRI technique could mean fewer breast biopsies in high-risk women

...tations, family or personal history of breast cancer, or previous radiation therapy to the chest receive an annual MRI screening in addition to their yearly mammogram. During a breast MRI, which lasts about a half hour, the technician injects a contrast agent into a vein in the patient's arm. Over time...

CSOFT Announces Introduction of L10NPRO 3.0 at 6th Annual Worldwide Summit in Beijing

...e click of the mouse. "Competitors require customers to make significant capital investments - often in excess of $200,000 USD plus expensive yearly maintenance fees," continued Yee. "CSOFT is revolutionizing the TMS space by offering the use of L10NPRO for free so our customers can save...

New Online Tutorial for DAVID

...searcher access to a trove of data and analysis for pathway information. The tutorial suite, available for single purchase or through a low-priced yearly subscription to all OpenHelix tutorials, contains a narrated, self-run, online tutorial, slides with full script, handouts and exercises. With the tut...

International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) Announces First CMPP Exam Window Closes, Next Opportunity in September

...cation planning profession, but also its mission to support scientific and professional integrity in medical publications. The exam is given twice yearly at approved testing centers across the United States and Europe, and is open to ISMPP members and non-members. Eligibility criteria and other details ...

Cochlear Americas Provides Support for Cochlear Implant Recipients to Pursue Higher Education

...ded by Cochlear Americas, this scholarship consists of financial assistance towards a college degree at an accredited university. The award is paid in yearly installments upon the completion of each year of study. Each award is in the amount of $2,000 per year for up to a total of four years. For more inf...

Bavarian Nordic Publishes its Annual Results 2008

...s Annual Report for 2011, from the day of publication of the Company's Half yearly Interim Results for 2012, from the day of publication of the Company's Annu...iod of 14 days commencing from the day of publication of the Company's Half yearly Interim Results for 2013. Referring to the Danish Securities Act, Se...

New and Updated Online Tutorials for PROSITE, InterPro, IntAct and UniProt

...cellent set of training resources to assist in their protein research. The tutorial suites, available for single purchase or through a low- priced yearly subscription to all OpenHelix tutorials, contain a narrated, self-run, online tutorial, slides with full script, handouts and exercises. With the tut...

Health Robotics Announces Results of the European Union-Sponsored SafeChemo Project

...macy for the Capital Region of Denmark. RAP delivers pharmacy services under GMP regulations to 14 hospitals serving 2,300 wards [nurse stations]. The yearly turnover is EUR200 million, and the 460-staff includes 75 pharmacists and 230 technicians. RAP supports three centers for cancer treatment and prepare...
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