President Obama Announces Intention to Sign United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Impacts Accessible ICT
RICHMOND, Va., July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama today announced his intention to sign the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, marking an evolution in the perception of disability as a human rights issue as opposed to a health or social welfa...
Experts to Assess Impacts and Policy Barriers to Improving Proper Medication Adherence
Conference Led by John Iglehart to Inform Policy Recommendations that Improve Adherence and Patient Health
WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health reform may succeed in creating better coverage and access for Americans, but until we reduce the barriers...
AUDIO from Medialink and Amgen: Experts Agree Infection in Cancer Patients Impacts Treatment Success
NEW YORK, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Tremendous progress has been made in cancer treatment and millions undergo successful chemotherapy. But doctors treating these vulnerable patients, including oncologists and infectious disease specialists, are highly concerned about the negative impact infections...
Climate's Impacts on Water, Health are Critical Challenges
Experts From U.S., China , Australia To Speak at Wilson Center
WASHINGTON, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Climate change threatens water supplies from Australia to California to China. But efforts to mitigate climate may have unintended effects on health and the environment...
Economy Impacts People Seeking Treatment for Addiction - 80% Increase Over Last Year
FARMINGTON, Conn., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Last month The National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment, www.NAABT.org , saw an 80% increase in patients seeking treatment for painkiller or heroin addiction compared to April of 2008. As of this morning May is on track for an astounding...
Removing Medical Device Preemption Impacts Jobs, Health Care Costs, Patient Access
BOSTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a white paper released today by Ernst Berndt and Mark Trusheim of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology , research shows that eliminating FDA's preemption protection would decrease patients' access to life-enhancing medical devices, increa...
Smart for Life(TM) Cookie Diet Impacts More Than Waistlines
Smart for Life(TM) Is Committed to Doing Their Part for the Environment
BOCA RATON, Fla., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Well-known for its popularity from clients across the U.S. and Canada, the Smart for Life(TM) Cookie Diet is more than just a cookie diet weight-loss company . It is committed...
Federal funding gap cited for research on human health impacts due to climate change
March 26, 2009 -- Climate change will seriously impact public health, but the United States has yet to allocate adequate research funding to understand and prepare for these impacts, according to a report published in Environmental Health Perspectives , the journal of the U.S. National Institute ...
Obesity linked to hormone imbalance that impacts sexual quality of life
Hormonal changes and diminished sexual quality of life among obese men are related to the degree of obesity, and both are improved after gastric bypass surgery according to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).
Troubled Economy Impacts Providers of Specialized Health Care Services for Children
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To gauge the impact of the worsening U.S. economy on children's hospitals, the National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions fielded a survey to its members in January that found children's hospitals, like their ...
impacts in Medical Technology
Following Encouraging Results Anthera to Continue IMPACTS Trial for the Prevention of Acute Chest Syndrome in Patients With Sickle Cell Disease
HAYWARD, Calif., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company developing anti-inflammatory drugs, announced today that after completing its review of safety and efficacy data from the first cohort of 30 patients, an independent Data S...
Schering-Plough Announces Imperfect Contraceptive Use Impacts Women's Emotional Well-Being
Study Published in April 2008 Issue of Contraception
KENILWORTH, N.J., April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough
Corporation today announced results of a recently completed study showing
that non-compliance with combined hormonal contraceptives has noticeable
effects on wome...
DSMB Supports Continuation of Anthera Phase II Impacts Trial for the Prevention of Acute Chest Syndrome in Patients With Sickle Cell Disease
SAN MATEO, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals,
Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company developing
anti-inflammatory drugs, announced today that after completing its review
of safety and efficacy data currently available, an independent Data Safety
SUNY Youth Sports Institute Convenes Top Experts in NYC Next Week to Present Research & Analysis on Energy Drink Health Impacts
- Thirteen Renowned Medical Experts Slated to Attend First National Symposium -
CORTLAND, N.Y., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The first national symposium designed to explore the health impacts
of energy drinks will be held next week in New York City when thirteen top experts gather to present rese...
Economy is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - But Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease
...eir doctor, nurse or other healthcare professional about their disease."
Women like Olmsted Falls resident Pat Lindamood know all too well the impacts
of PMO. Lindamood realized she had osteoporosis when her dentist refused to work on her due to the frailty of her jaw. She quickly sought treatment fr...
First Skin Cancer Patients Treated With Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx) At University of Wisconsin Riverview Cancer Center
...options for non-melanoma skin cancer include several types of surgery, topical treatments and radiation therapy. The location and extent of the cancer impacts
which treatment option is best for each patient. Whether in combination with surgery or as a stand alone treatment, electronic brachytherapy enables c...
Relievant Medsystems Announces Completion of $20 Million Financing
... study later this year. The multi-center trial is intended to demonstrate the safety and effectiveness of our technology."
Chronic low back pain impacts
nearly one-third of the population and represents the largest and most expensive non-lethal condition in our health care system. Every year, 12 milli...
Data From Clinical Study of bioTheranostics Molecular Diagnostic Test Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting
...r cancer has spread to multiple locations and the site where the cancer started can not be determined. Given that the origin of a cancer significantly impacts
physicians' therapeutic decisions as well as patients' prognoses, the inability to diagnose patients' primary cancers makes it more difficult for phys...
Boston Scientific Begins Clinical Trial for Next-Generation Nitinol Stent to Treat Iliac Artery Disease
...valuate the Company's EPIC(TM) Self-Expanding Nitinol Stent System for the treatment of iliac artery disease, a form of peripheral artery disease that impacts
a patient's lower extremities. The first U.S. patient was enrolled on May 14 by Nicolas W. Shammas, M.D., at Trinity Terrace Park Hospital in Bettend...
CVS Caremark Data Confirms Improved Outcomes for Women with Osteoporosis Who are Adherent to Therapy
...elated fractures were responsible for an estimated $19 billion in costs, which is predicted to increase to $25.3 billion by 2025.
millions of women in the United States and the resulting fractures due to bone loss associated with the disease can have a significant impact on the i...
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IntraLase FS Femtosecond Laser
Description:...econd laser and the excimer laser commonly used in vision correction procedures? The word femtosecond refers to the pulse duration of the laser as it impacts
the cornea. The IntraLase FS laser uses a rapidly fired, very short pulse with a spot size of only 3 microns. This enables the IntraLase FS laser to ...
Company:IntraLase Corporation (now part of AMO)
Mx8000 IDT 16 Multislice CT
Features:... Technological leaps result in superior resolution imaging
Advanced applications made routine with simplified functionality
Scan speed impacts
workflow and throughput
Accurate diagnosis inspires physician confidence
Risk assessment tool improves quality of patient care
Company:Philips Medical Systems
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impacts in Biological News
University of Miami receives stimulus funds for study of hurricane impacts on structures, ecosystems
MIAMI Hurricanes are the costliest natural disasters that strike the United States. A better understanding of how structures withstand -- or fail to withstand a hurricane could lead to improved construction standards and practices designed to protect human lives and enhance resiliency.
MIT: How you feel the world impacts how you see it
In the classic waterfall illusion, if you stare at the downward motion of a waterfall for some period of time, stationary objects like rocks appear to drift upward. MIT neuroscientists have found that this phenomenon, called motion aftereffect, occurs not only in our visual perception but also i...
Rising sea levels set to have major impacts around the world
Research presented today at the International Scientific Congress on Climate Change in Copenhagen shows that the upper range of sea level rise by 2100 could be in the range of about one meter, or possibly more. In the lower end of the spectrum it looks increasingly unlikely that sea level rise wil...
How increased UV exposure impacts plants
Madison, WI, March 6, 2009 -- As the first plant life to emerge from the water and develop on dry earth, bryophytes offer a unique opportunity for researchers to understand the development of protections against ultraviolet radiation. The three varieties of bryophites (liverworts, hornworts, and m...
Lower increases in global temps could lead to greater impacts than previously thought, study finds
Princeton, NJ February 23, 2009 - A new study by scientists updating some of the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 2001 Third Assessment Report finds that even a lower level of increase in average global temperatures due to greenhouse gas emissions could cause signi...
PSEG's Ralph Izzo to explore at NJIT the impacts of climate change, more
Ralph Izzo believes that our society is steering a very unsustainable course when it comes to energy and he speaks with authority. An engineer and researcher, Izzo is chairman, president and chief executive officer of Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PSEG).
In the first Technolog...
Tillage, rotation impacts peanut crops
MADISON, WI, NOVEMBER 10, 2008 - The increasing popularity of reduced tillage on crops has not only been an important development in combating soil erosion, but it has also been associated with increasing organic material and producing high crop yields.
For peanut crops, however, reduced tilla...
'Himalaya -- Changing Landscapes' photo exhibition draws attention to the impacts of climate change
10 October 2008.- During the 1950s, Austrian and Swiss scientists conducted intensive studies of the Everest region in Nepal taking photographs of the glaciers, mountains and valleys. Around the same time, the Swiss glaciologist Fritz Mller spent eight months in the region at locations above 5000 ...
New studies find global warming will have significant economic impacts on Florida coasts
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. -- Leading Florida-based scientific researchers released two new studies today, including a Florida State University report finding that climate change will cause significant impacts
on Florida's coastlines and economy due to increased sea level rise. A second study by resear...
Tiny invasive snail impacts Great Lakes, alters ecology
Long a problem in the western U.S., the New Zealand mud snail currently inhabits four of the five Great Lakes and is spreading into rivers and tributaries, according to a Penn State team of researchers. These tiny creatures out-compete native snails and insects, but are not good fish food replacem...
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Nanotech's health, environmental impacts worry scientists and the public
BOSTON Scientists and the public agree that the promise of nanotechnology is great, but there are risks to it and they should be governed accordingly.
The new technology, which is making its way into products ranging from food storage containers to computers, is seen differently among scienti...
APIs labor resource management impacts 2,500 hospital employees
Hartford, Wis. -- API Software, Inc. announced today Winchester Hospital in Winchester, Mass. plans to implement the majority of APIs suite of labor resource management solutions throughout the entire community hospital. The solution will include Payrollmation time and attendance, ActiveStaffer...
Doyle signs bill that impacts electronic medical records
Madison, Wis. - A bill to clarify the definition of records for the treatment of mental health, and to make it easier to incorporate them into Electronic Health Records, has been signed into law by Gov. Jim Doyle.
Senate Bill 650 creates an exception to current law pertaining to the confidenti...
Shades of gray: Business impacts of an aging workforce
Up in the sky. It's a bird. It's a plane. It's super hype - able to leap tall buildings of apathy and denial in a single bound. Indeed, lately the media has been saturated with stories about the coming skills shortages that are sure to result from the mass exodus of Baby Boomers from the workforc...
Data Published in Cell Stem Cell Demonstrates Potent Anti-Cancer Activity for OncoMed Pharmaceuticals' Lead Antibody
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tumor cell proliferation, growth and recurrence."
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Shire plc: Core Portfolio of Products Delivers 20% Sales Growth
... We identified that each 10c movement in the EUR:$ and GBP:$ exchange
Shire's Non GAAP diluted earnings per ADS by $0.10 and $0.01
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Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Patent Pending Gliclazide-Controlled Release Tablets
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Mylan Reports Adjusted Diluted EPS of $0.32 for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2009
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Ricardo Launches Consortium to Evaluate Lubricant Challenges of Future Low Carbon Engine Technologies
...ncreasing volumes of exhaust gas recirculation in combustion systems (with consequent issues for soot in oil, wear and sludge formation); the chemical impacts
on lubricants of biofuel dilution; advanced component designs and new material applications, and; the drive towards thinner, lower viscosity lubricant...
NeoGenomics Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results
...rketing initiatives, our non-Florida-based business grew to 68% of total revenue in Q2 09 compared with 57% in Q2 08, which we believe will lessen the impacts
of seasonality in the future. The number of new customers also increased significantly during the quarter.
In addition to seasonality, durin...
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to later fall to Earth's surface. Both of these hypotheses are even more difficult to find evidence for, and may have to wait for samples to be taken ...
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