Innocuous Blood Test Pitches in as Heart Risk Barometer
In a recent finding, uncomplicated blood tests can actually foretell the risk of complications in patients due to heart disease. This is especially //life-saving, for those who suffer severe cardiac problems, and a timely diagnosis could mean all the difference between life and death.
6th Annual Neurosurgery Charity Softball Tournament Hits It Out of the Park For Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Fund
...ity team was led by captains Julian Casablancas (lead singer of The Strokes) and actor Danny Masterson. ESPN anchor Jeremy Schaap threw honorary first pitches
to Dan Palumbo, a young brain tumor survivor treated at Columbia.
To learn more about The Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Fund of Columbia Univer...
For Young Ballplayers, Support and Caution Are Key
...ers, overuse injuries related to throwing too many pitches
have become so common that they are often referred...ch-count. There is no set guideline, but 80 to 100 pitches
per game and 30 to 40 pitches
in a practice would usually be considered reasonab...
Swing That Bat Into Baseball Season, Injury Free
...f overuse injury that comes from throwing too many pitches
has become so common in children that many health ...seball league.
Keep track of the number of pitches
thrown by an individual player. While there is no concrete guideline, a reasonable number is 80 pitches
to 100 as the maximum in a game, and 30 to 40...
Rush University Medical Center orthopaedic experts examine overhead
...uth pitchers, should limit the number and types of pitches
thrown to minimize the risk of injury.
"For pi...14 years old, we encourage fast ball and change-up pitches
and discourage the use of a curveball to prevent i...
Bush-Joseph breaks down the number and type of pitches
appropriate for various age groups.
9-10 years o...
Study Shows Simple Measures May Help Prevent Sudden Death Event in Young Athletes
...ore research still needs to be conducted to confirm this conclusion.
"Twenty-five percent of the reported cases were in youth baseball where pitches
averaged 30-50 mph upon time of impact with an individual's chest. Our research illustrates that the harder the projectile and the straighter the path...
Consumer Advocates Call on Legislature to Support Governor's Ban on Pharmaceutical Gifts to Doctors
...ois Aronstein, AARP New York State Director. "Science and research should be the guide to prescribing the most effective prescription drugs, not sales pitches
and gifts from manufacturers to physicians."
"At a time when the state budget is under enormous pressure from medical inflation and an ailing ec...
Digital Hearing Aids Online - Introducing Properly Programmed Hearing Aids Available Online
...shopper is instructed to submit their current audiogram test results. An audiogram is a chart or graph depicting a person's ability to hear different pitches
(frequencies) at different volumes (intensities) of sound for each ear. Once the audiologist at Hearing Aid Resource receives this audiogram report, ...
Researchers unveil vital key to cancer
...d the Diamond Light synchrotron, a "super-microscope" that works by speeding electrons around a huge doughnut-shaped chamber the size of five football pitches
until they are travelling so fast they emit high energy particles. The X-rays were "fired" at a pure sample of the protein, allowing the researchers t...
Dramatic increase in 'Tommy John' surgery in young patients cause for concern
...throwing arms," said Dr. Cain. "In the past 10 years, year-round baseball leagues have proliferated. So the best young pitchers are throwing many more pitches
and learning to throw more difficult pitches. It's great that the surgery is successful, but prevention of the injury should be the goal. Kids should ...
pitches in Medical Dictionary
Age-related hearing loss
...- related hearing loss begins early, starting some time after age 20. However, ... Age - related hearing loss first affects the highest pitches
(frequencies) and ... Age - related hearing loss Christina Care Health System Wilmington, Delaware DE ... There is no known cure for age - ...
pitches in Biological News
Acoustical Meeting, Nov. 10-14, 2008 in Miami, Florida
...are the identification and discrimination of music pitches
among pianists (who manually produce discrete pitches
via an external instrument), string players (who manually produce individual and gliding pitches
via an external instrument), and singers (who prod...
'Perfect pitch' in humans far more prevalent than expected
... perfect pitch, is widespread in the animal kingdom even though it's very rare in humans. Humans are unique in that we possess the ability to identify pitches
based on their relation to other pitches, an ability called relative pitch. Previous studies had shown that animals such as birds, for instance, can i...
Study finds pitching mound height affects throwing motion, injury risk
... would be better off practicing on flat ground especially after an injury.
Nolan Ryan, who played major league baseball for 27 years, often threw pitches
more than 100 mph, even past the age of 40, and he liked to throw on flat ground in his waning years. I think others might follow his lead, Dr. Raasc...
Hearing changes how we perceive gender
...es, the tones only hinted at male and female characteristics, and by coupling them with ambiguous faces, we were able to see how processing of various pitches
affected vision very early in the sensory process.
The study builds upon scarce scientific evidence supporting the idea that sounds can alter how m...
pitches in Biological Technology
Want a raise? Ten best midwest tech salary-increase pitches
So maybe your annual review date is approaching and you're really feeling like a salary increase should be coming your way.
You know you have to have a great argument for your boss to get him on board with your pay-raise proposal. You also know that dollars are tight and your boss is pre-dispo...
Quantity versus Quality: Effective E-Marketing Relationships
...sometimes they never stop bothering you.
They are the blind date from hell. You are deluged by a rapid array of one-sided email or telephone sales pitches
highlighting how wonderful, fast, reliable, and inexpensive their products are. They talk, talk and talk hoping that their volume of words will convin...
Sarbanes-Oxley Act: The Next Y2K For IT Budgets?
...wers. I remember the mantra from the e-commerce pseudo-experts. Is Sarbanes-Oxley the new cash cow for consulting firms whose Y2K and e-commerce sales pitches
have died out?
I distinctly remember many firms going out and changing their marketing brochures to reflect an in-depth expertise in e-commerce. E...
Holiday Tech Gizmo's to Give and Get
These are just a few of the products that make great gifts. As the holidays near and I get the inevitable barrage of product pitches
a gift guide column generates, I'll pass along other tips for your gift list.
A couple of weeks back, however, I asked what you would give or like to...
VC Contest Winners Learn from Experience
...at least one of the companies to a panel of venture capitalist judges. The teams received plans from the business at 7 p.m. Friday and heard 15-minute pitches
from them 9 a.m. Saturday morning. The student teams then had until Saturday afternoon to present their finance plan to the panel. The teams were judg...
Regulations still stymie business investment in high-growth companies
...ey move through the system, and its Resource Navigator has 130 service providers listed.
Kremer also noted that the quality of funding solicitation pitches
is improving, and that those improvements should lead to more deals being made. And, he added, angel investors are becoming aware of Act 255's investm...
Pacific Cycle rides full speed into RFID
...n the RFID project. Matthews had to sell the idea of this large, innovative implementation to Pacific Cycle executives. Unlike some of the most common pitches
for RFID, Matthews didn't start down the "quick ROI from increased automation" path. He did have to show an ROI, but upfront costs meant that term of ...
Can we prevent Web 2.0 from being a bubble?
...he less effective the techniques become and the less viable the business model overall.
Last Friday afternoon after a week of hour-by-hour product pitches
many of which included some variation on the free to consumers; supported by ads model, I was caught off guard nearly when one start-up had the nerve...
Lone Wisconsin firm to present at InvestMidwest
..., and a technology and general business track. They represent industries as diverse as healthcare, information technology, biotechnology, and fashion. pitches
are 10 minutes long.
Presenters are selected by a panel of judges who look at a company's business purpose, management team, products or services, ...
9 tips for making 90 seconds count in an investment pitch
Most people speak at between 100 and 200 words per minute. Think about the blurb on a book jacket that's about how much information the pitches
should convey. The better presenters used their time well to persuade the judges that it would be a good idea to take a meeting or read their business...