Ten Secrets for Getting High Quality Plastic Surgery at More Affordable Prices
1. Don't be afraid to ask for a discount . This is the first lesson in life. "If you do not ask you will not get." Most plastic surgeons assign
the financial discussions with their patients to their office managers, but the surgeons are the main decision makers. Politely ask your surgeon if yo...
Marriage Ends, Health Declines
...id not confirm that the end of a marriage directly lead to poor health. To definitively confirm a cause and effect, researchers would have to randomly assign
people to stay married or stop being married and see what happened.
Stress could be the cause of the apparent health problems, Waite said. Future r...
Leading health organizations launch new accreditation process for laboratories across Africa
... Department of Health and Human Services/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (HHS/CDC). The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) will assign
dozens of volunteer American lab professionals and the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative will help implement action-oriented training programs to boost and ...
To Save Payors Time, Effort and Resources, MEDai and Gold Standard Collaborate on New CMS Medication Therapy Management Initiative
record consultations and interventions with patients and prescribers
view historical MTM and chart reviews for each member
and track follow-up actions to ensure continuity of care
create on-demand reports per CMS Part D requirements
eMindful and gBehavior Create Healthier Workers with Online, Experiential Health Education and Tracking Technology
Companies will work with representatives of eMindful and gBehavior to identify a list of changes that will improve their employees' health. They then assign
points to each of these health priorities.
"We have found that tailored behavior modification strategies combined with rewards for success im...
Playing video games for better, not worse
...ng either a prosocial, violent, or neutral game, participants were asked to assign
puzzles to a randomly selected partner. They could choose from puzzles that.... And those who had played violent games were significantly more likely to assign
the hardest puzzles.
"Taken together, these findings make it clear that ...
TransUnion Revenue Manager(SM) Meets Healthcare Challenges Brought On By Today's Economy with New Features
...ckly as hospital staff can now access external links to Web sites such as Kelley Blue Book without ever leaving Revenue Manager.
patient accounts to specific patient access and financial counseling employees.
Gain more control of workflow by utilizing task indicators whi...
GHX Launches the Health ConneXion(TM) GDSN-Certified Data Pool to Accelerate Use of GS1 Standards in Healthcare
...of standards in the healthcare industry has grown significantly in recent years. As a result, many healthcare organizations have undertaken efforts to assign
GS1 Global Trade Identification Numbers (GTINs) to their products and Global Location Numbers (GLNs) to their specific organizations and ship-to locat...
IASIS Healthcare and Precyse Solutions Sign Two-Year Consulting Agreement
...m implementing our enriched documentation and advanced coding education programs as coders have more documentation in the charts to more appropriately assign
codes. In addition, because the level of documentation in the charts is enhanced under these programs, others report that they are able to make bette...
An Aid to Tailoring Prostate Cancer Treatment
How extensively the cancer has spread to other organs
The progression of cancer in bone
"Using these predictors, we were able to assign
patients to risk groups of good -- indicating an average survival of about two years; intermediate -- with survival of about 1.5 years; and poor -...
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Isis Reports Strong Financial Results and Highlights for Second Quarter of 2009
... Interest Expense
In 2009, Isis adopted FASB Staff Position No. APB 14-1 (FSP 14-1) for its 2 5/8% convertible notes, which required Isis to assign
a value to its convertible debt without considering the conversion feature. As a result, Isis is recording its convertible debt at a discount, which ...
Octogenarians: Not Too Old for Joint Replacement
...al between October 1998 and December 2006.
The results were measured using two quality-of-life scales, the SF-36 and the Oxford Knee Score, which assign
scores to elements of physical and emotional health, such as:
Transgenomic and Power3 Medical Complete Agreement for Exclusive License of Neurodegenerative Biomarker Test
NuroPro was developed by Power3 Medical to monitor the concentration of a panel of blood serum protein biomarkers, using biostatistical analysis to assign
a probability score reflecting the likelihood a patient may have a neurodegenerative disease. The test is an objective tool that helps clinicians dis...
Gene Abnormality Found to Predict Childhood Leukemia Relapse
...o assess the risk of treatment failure. By using a molecular test to identify this genetic marker in ALL patients, physicians should be better able to assign
patients to appropriate therapies.
The findings of the Children's Oncology Group (COG) study, led by scientists from St. Jude Children's Research...
AviaraDx Confirms That Combination of Two Molecular Biomarkers Improves Prediction of Disease Recurrence in Early Stage Breast Cancer Patients
...dict tumor aggressiveness and a potential response to
chemotherapy, pathologists traditionally evaluate a breast cancer biopsy by
light microscopy and assign
a tumor grade. Patients with more aggressive,
high grade (Grade 3) tumors have been shown to derive varying degrees of
benefit from chemotherapy, whil...
Video: Quest Diagnostics Health Trends(TM) Report Shows Significant Gap in Care for Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease
... based on an initial review of test results
from November 2005 to December 2006, for patients ages 18 and older.
Patient matching software was used to assign
a "patient matching"
identification number, so that a de-identified data set of individual
patient results, matched over time, could be created. The d...
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...ated on ... Researchers suspect that HFE gene mutations may trigger this type of porphyria ... Sometimes not enough is known about a gene to assign
it to an established family. ... No formal guidelines define the criteria for grouping genes together. ... The word " gene " is shared by many d...
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Researchers identify neurons that assign value during learning
By using an experimental trick to activate certain sets of neurons and effectively substitute activation of these cells for positive or negative experiences, researchers have been able to identify neurons in the fruit fly Drosophila that are responsible for assigning value to stimuli during so-call...
Does mom know when enough is enough?
...ey, PhD; Maria Islas Lopez, MA; and Daniel J. Hoffman, PhD, state, "More frequent feedings, particularly with formula, are an easy culprit on which to assign
blame. But maternal sensitivity to the infant's feeding state, as reflected by the Feeding Scale scores, suggests that an unwillingness to slow the pa...
McMaster researchers discover new mode of how diseases evolve
...The finding, published in the Feb. 16 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , has implications for how scientists identify and assign
risk to emerging diseases in the environment.
The researchers found that bacteria can develop into illness-causing pathogens by rewiring regulatory...
Studies offer guide as protein interaction mapping comes of age
...tain a "confidence score" about whether they do, in fact, interact.
"This general approach will allow researchers to systematically and objectively assign
confidence scores to all individual protein-protein interactions in cells," says lead author Pascal Braun, PhD. "Such a universally interpretable qual...
Major source of radon exposure overlooked at former Ohio uranium-processing plant
...egories based on what years and shifts they worked in the plant.
Using information from individual worker's job history files, the team was able to assign
workers to locations across the plant, for each calendar year. Worker locations were verified using data from more than 2,100 detailed questionnaires ...
Census of Marine Life lists 122,500 known species, over halfway to complete inventory by Oct. 2010
...pture, data management, genetic analyses (e.g. DNA barcodes), new training programs for taxonomists, and online initiatives such as ZooBank, which can assign
"official" permanent registration identifications to new animal species.
Hosted by the Flanders Marine Institute, Belgium, the World Register has...
New study links fate of personal care products to environmental pollution and human health concerns
...ves of two radioactive isotopes, cesium-137 and beryllium-7, Halden and his collaborators Steven Chillrud, Jerry Ritchie and Richard Bopp were able to assign
the approximate time at which sediments observed to contain antimicrobial residues had been deposited in the two East Coast locations.
Hunger hormone: Makes food more attractive
...vation, the same regions implicated in drug addiction the amygdala, insula, the orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) and striatum. These areas work together to assign
incentive value to objects in the world and to actions, and exert very powerful control over our behavior. They are all targets of addictive drugs (li...
New discovery on role of vital protein that fights meningitis
... to meningitis.
But the new findings by Dr Cordula Stover, of the Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation at the University of Leicester assign
hitherto unappreciated importance to this protein of the immune defence.
Her work, funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC), is published in th...
New organic molecule in space
... molecules emit many spectral lines, which are very weak and therefore difficult to identify in the "line jungle".
"Still, we were finally able to assign
51 very weak lines to the molecule amino acetonitrile" says Arnaud Belloche, scientist at the Max Planck institute and first author of the research pa...
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Brain research shows past experience is invaluable for complex decision making
...y to be successful, the brain has to interpret and assign
meaning to inherently uncertain sensory informatio...nate between highly similar visual patterns and to assign
them in different categories.
Volunteers used two different rules to assign
visual patterns into categories. As a result, patt...
Caringo Delivers Storage Cluster in a Box with CAStor 3.0
...AStor 3.0 is designed to optimize today's high-density servers that come with as many as twenty-four hard drives for scale-out file and cloud storage. assign
a portion of the drives within a server to each virtual CAStor node to optimize efficiency and experience screaming performance. As an example, one s...
Healthcare Institutions Can Now Stay Confidently Up-to-Date With New Regulatory Compliance Calendar
...y EH&E's regulatory experts. Our staff review the specific regulatory requirements for each institution, determine the tasks associated with each, assign
responsible parties, and then design the calendar, client dashboard, and automated alerts system to suit the hospital," said Bryan Connors, Healthcare...
ClearTrial Launches Version 2.7 of its Clinical Trial Operations Planning Software Featuring Advanced Portfolio Planning Capability
...ables the creation of portfolios along any clinical development dimension to:
Compare portfolios for multiple long-range planning scenarios assign
probability weighting to in-licensing and out-licensing deals Accurately model later-stage studies that are dependent on early study success for m...
Genomic Health Announces Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2008 Financial Results and Business Progress, Provides 2009 Financial Guidance
...ational Cancer Institute has enrolled more than 5,500 patients in
its TAILORx trial that is using the Oncotype DX breast cancer assay to
-- In December 2008, Genomic Health and research collaborators presented
four studies at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium...
ConjuChem and Novozymes Enter Long-Term Supply Agreement for Recombumin(R) use in PC-DAC(TM):Exendin-4
...am, England facility as well as additional expansion as global demand for PC-DAC(TM):Exendin-4 increases. The Agreement also allows ConjuChem to fully assign
all rights to a PC-DAC(TM):Exendin-4 licensee.
In a separate Agreement, ConjuChem and Novozymes Biopharma entered into a Pipeline Product Agreemen...
Signalife Announces Anticipated Date of Transition to OTCBB
...-The-Counter Bulletin Board and the Pink Sheets
commencing upon the opening of market on Monday, September 15, 2008.
Pursuant to OTCBB policy, it will assign
a new trading symbol for
Signalife's common stock following the close of trading on AMEX on Friday,
September 12, 2008. Signalife will publicly announ...
PSKW Expands Its Lawsuit Against McKesson to Seek Assignment of McKesson's Patent Application
... to McKesson in confidence. Accordingly, PSKW
sought, and obtained from the court, leave to amend its complaint to seek
an order requiring McKesson to assign
to PSKW all right, title and interest
in any McKesson patent applications or issued patents in the United States
or any foreign country that incorpora...
Vaxgen Files 10-Q for First Quarter With SEC, Provides Future Burn Rate Guidance
... every avenue to reduce costs, a further
significant reduction will be a function of the resolution of our efforts
to sell the manufacturing plant and assign
the associated lease. We are in
discussions with parties interested in the plant, but cannot at this point
provide assurance that a transaction will r...
BioMS Medical Provides Update On Pipeline Products
...reement, BioMS has
terminated its license with the University of Alberta and the University
has entered into a direct license with Orcrist. BioMS will assign
owned patents relating to HYC750 and transfer all HYC750 assets to Orcrist.
Under the terms of the agreement, BioMS will receive certain mil...
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Nucleosome ELISA Kit from Calbiochem
Description:...ng the absorbance of unknown with that obtained from the standards, one can assign
a nucleosome unit value to the unknown sample. Can be used to assign
apoptotic index. One unit is defined as the amount of nucleosomes from 444...
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...e predictions about the future of the population: it simply records that which is already known. In contrast, the isolation species concept refuses to assign
the rank of species to populations that, in the best judgement of the researcher, would recombine with other populations if given the chance to do so....
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...tep-by-step instructions for balancing redox reactions for conservation of mass and charge in electrochemistry. ... balance redox reactions , assign
oxidation ... A summary of Redox Reactions in Galvanic Cells. ... 7. If the redox reaction is one in basic solution, then add OH- to both...
...lecular phylogeny employs nucleotide sequences (or some character depending on ... Molecular phylogeny ––a way to classify life forms and assign
them places on the ... Before molecular phylogeny , evolutionary trees were based on morphology, which ... Molecular Phylogeny : Principles, ...
...gene ... In many cases, genes in a family share a similar sequence of DNA building blocks ... Sometimes not enough is known about a gene to assign
it to an established family . ... Most of the genes in this family are designated by the letters DNAJ (J for the ... You may find the followin...
...romosomes : The Grand Illusion. Arnold J. Bendich ... the only data used to assign
the circular form to these organellar chromosomes . ... chromosome ...romosomes : The Grand Illusion. Arnold J. Bendich ... the only data used to assign
the circular form to these organellar chromosomes . ... ...