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MU expert offers tips for finding the best long-term care

COLUMBIA, Mo. (8/6/2009) -America's 77 million aging baby boomers and their families soon will face decisions about their long-term care needs. A new book co-authored by Marilyn Rantz, an eldercare expert at the University of Missouri, explains how consumers can find the best eldercare options in ...

ConvaTec Launches Versiva(R) XC(R) Campaign and Best Practice Statement

SKILLMAN, N.J., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a world-leading provider of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care, today announced the launch of a new campaign and best practice statement supporting Versiva ((R)) XC ((R)) gelling foam dressing. B...

First Midwest Healthcare Business Intelligence (BI) Summit October 27 in Minneapolis; International Panel to Discuss New Regulations, Recession, & BI Best Practices

First Midwest Healthcare Business Intelligence (BI) Summit October 27 announced by Lancet Software. Conference for healthcare professionals will explore using business intelligence to mitigate impact of recession, comply with new regulations and implement best practices; regional and internation...

State Report Ranks LIJ as New York's Best for Heart Bypass Surgery, North Shore University Hospital Tops for Emergency Angioplasty Survival

New state reports also recognize performance of North Shore-LIJ surgeons Alan Hartman and Robert Palazzo, cardiologist Lawrence Ong NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LIJ Medical Center ranks as the best hospital in New York for heart bypass surgery, ac...

BayCare Named to Top 100 Best Companies To Work For in Florida by Florida Trend Magazine

CLEARWATER, Fla., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BayCare Health System today announced that it has been recognized as one of Florida's Best Companies To Work For by Florida Trend magazine . The rankings, which recognized 100 small, medium and large companies, were comp...

Central DuPage Hospital Ranks 35th in Orthopaedics in U.S. News Media Group's 2009-10 America's Best Hospitals

Third Consecutive Year CDH on Well-Known List WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) ranks 35th in Orthopaedics in U.S. News's 2009-10 publication of America's Best Hospitals, accessible online at www.usnews.com/besthospitals and on sal...

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Malaria Vaccine Developer, Sanaria Inc., Receives 2009 Vaccine Industry Excellence Award for Best Early-Stage Vaccine Biotech

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The award was announced on April 21, 2009 at the World Vaccine Congress Washington conference. The Vaccine Industry Excellence awards recognize the accomplishments and contributions of companies and individuals working in the vaccine industry. Sanaria was nam...

ValueOptions(R) Supports New Hospital-Based Performance Measures to Help Patients Get the Best Treatment for Inpatient and Outpatient Services

NORFOLK, Va., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(R), Inc., the nation's largest independent behavioral health and wellness company, announces its support for the use of The Joint Commission's Hospital-Based Inpatient Psychiatric Services (HBIPS) performance measures. The basis for the recently c...

ePharmaSolutions' Clinical Trial Investigator Portal Wins Bio-IT World 2009 Best Practice Award

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- ePharmaSolutions, a leading provider of clinical services and trial management technologies for the biopharmaceutical industry announced that it has been selected along with its client Genentech, Inc as the winner of the Bio-IT World Best Practice Award ...

Experience Not Always the Best Prescription for Snowblowers

New study finds experience does not always keep hands injury-free LAS VEGAS, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Snowblower-related injuries to the hand have been on the rise in recent years, with more than 5,000 injuries reported each year in the United States. Many of those injuries might ...

Quality Colonoscopy Exam Remains Best Strategy for Detection of Polyps and Cancers According to Experts From the American College of Gastroenterology

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Publication of a Canadian study on colonoscopy's impact on reducing colon cancer deaths suggests a lower impact on mortality than previously reported. Physician experts from the American College of Gastroenterology urge patients and the public to r...

New Computer-Based Tools Will Help Make Best Use of Genetic Breast Cancer Tests

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new federal project, funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, will lead efforts to develop, implement and evaluate four computer-based decision-support tools that will help clinicians and patients better use genetic tests to...
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Disney Eyewear

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Biomedics® EP Contact Lens

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GO450/GO400 Omni-Flex™ General Retractor Systems

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Canadian Health Libraries Association

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Fat transfer

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Hematopathology

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Ramón Carrillo

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Publication sets guidelines across cancer therapies: Ensuring the best in patient management

Reston, Va. Now, for the first time, experts have compiled a comprehensive overview of the literature regarding the usefulness of PET imaging for the treatment of several cancers. Personalizing Cancer Therapy with FDG PET: From RECIST to PERCISTa compilation of results of therapeutic regimens ac...

Jonathan Berg, M.D., Ph.D. awarded Richard King Trainee Award for Best in Genetics in Medicine

Jonathan Berg, MD, PhD is the inaugural recipient of the Richard King Trainee Award. This award was instituted last year by the American College of Medical Genetics Foundation (ACMGF) to encourage ABMG trainees in their careers and to foster the publication of quality research in Genetics in Medic...

Team approach appears to work best for insect colonies

The study's findings appear to echo the insect worlds portrayed in the animated films Antz and Bee Movie, in which the characters live in rigidly conformist societies. Scientists from the Universities of Edinburgh and Oxford reached their conclusion by creating a mathematical model to study the...

Researchers win award for best clinical paper in orthopedic physical therapy

University of Delaware researchers have won the American Physical Therapy Association's award for the best clinical paper in orthopedics published in 2008. Their study focused on one of the most controversial topics in sports medicine-the management of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries....

American Institute of Physics announces awards for best science writing

College Park, MD, February 24, 2009 -- The American Institute of Physics (AIP) announced the winners of its 2008 Science Writing Awards today. The winners -- two scientists, a journalist, a children's book author, and a public television producer -- will receive four prizes of $3,000, engraved Win...

Older killer whales make the best mothers

Killer whales ( Orcinus orca ) nearing the menopause may be more successful in rearing their young. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Frontiers in Zoology shows that estimated survival rates for calves born to these older mothers were 10% higher than those for other ...

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American Biotech Labs(R) Garners 2009 Utah Best of State Award

For the second time in three years, the Best of State Program's independent judges have recognized American Biotech Labs(R) as Utah's top company in the Medical Innovation category SALT LAKE CITY, UT, June 4 /PRNewswire/ - American Biotech Labs, LLC (ABL), developer of a new cla...

DuPont Named Among Best Places to Work by The Scientist Magazine

DuPont has been named among the best places to work in the biotechnology industry by The Scientist magazine. Wilmington, DE (Vocus) May 29, 2009 -- DuPont has been named among the best places to work in the biotechnology industry by The Scientist magazine. ...

SynCo Bio Partners Wins Best Contract Manufacturing Organization 2009 ViE Award

AMSTERDAM, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- SynCo Bio Partners B.V. (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), the cGMP manufacturer of clinical and commercial biopharmaceuticals, has won the Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) award for Best Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO) 2009. This award was presented t...

Bio-IT World Announces the Winners of its 2009 Best Practices Awards Program

Bio-IT World magazine today announced the winners of its fifth Best Practices Awards program. Grand Prize winners within eight life sciences awards categories include Abbott Laboratories, Amgen, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Genedata, Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck & Co., the Na...

APS Healthcare and Thomson Reuters to Manage New York State's Medicaid Clinical Best Practices Review Program

Health Analytics and Utilization Review Services to Improve Safety and Quality of Care WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- APS Healthcare, a leading provider of specialty healthcare solutions, and Thomson Reuters, a global business information company, have been selected by the New Y...

HybridSPE(TM)-Precipitation Technology Wins SelectScience.net 2009 Scientists' Choice Award for Best New Separations Product in 2008

HybridSPE-Precipitation (HybridSPE-PPT) technology combines the simplicity of protein precipitation with the selectivity of SPE for the targeted removal of phospholipids and proteins from biological samples prior to LC-MS/MS analysis ST. LOUIS, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Supelco, a div...

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Mouse/Rat Neural Stem Cell Functional Identification Kit from R&D Systems

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Site-directed Mutagenesis from Exon BioSystems

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Anton van Leeuwenhoek

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