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Tennessee Drug Card Has Saved Residents Over $7.3 Million

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Program officials announced today that Tennessee residents have saved over $7.3 million on prescription medications through Tennessee Drug Card since the launch of the free statewide prescription assistance program. Tennessee Drug Car...

Free Drug Card Has Saved Washington Residents $2.6 Million

OLYMPIA, Wash., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Washington residents have saved over $2.6 million on prescription medications since the launch of the free statewide prescription assistance program. Washington Drug Card, which offers free discount drug cards to residents, was laun...

Photos: Generic Pharmaceuticals Saved $734 Billion over Last Decade

Even Greater Savings Would Result from Increasing Funding for FDA, Creating a Workable Pathway for Biogenerics, Expanding Utilization of Generics ARLINGTON, Va., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) today released the results of an independent analysis commi...

Trenton, New Jersey's Boehm Porcelain Art Studio, Preeminent Maker of Fine Porcelain in America, Has Been Saved by a New American Owner-Investor

TRENTON, N.J., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, May 3rd noon to five p.m., the Boehm American Porcelain Company open house introduced Sharon Lee Parker, the new president of the company, who has a loving decades-long history as ardent collector and a booster of Boehm's distinguished American roots...

Sustaining Excellence in All Aspects of Cardiac Care Rare But Lives Could Be Saved If More Patients Were Treated at Top-Performing Hospitals

Cardiac Data Solutions conducting further research to identify which processes of care differentiate top-performing hospitals ATLANTA, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- While sustained excellence in cardiac care is rare, hospitals that excel in all three major areas of cardiac care -- acute myocardial...

Medical EMR Software To Be Subdized In Pres. Obama's Economic Stimulus Plan - Lives Can Be Saved As A Result

Electronic Medical Records Software (EMR Software) will be subsidized in the recently passed Economic Stimulus plan. One of the serendipitous benefits of EHR software adoption will be increased level of patient care. This will happen as a result of decreased medication errors, timeliness of dat...

New Research Estimates 1500 Lives Could Be Saved Annually if the Lowest Performing Hospitals for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Performed as Well as Top-ranking Hospitals

ATLANTA, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- New research estimates that 1500 lives could potentially be saved if U.S. hospitals with the highest risk-adjusted mortality rates (RAMR) for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) surgery performed as well as hospitals with the lowest RAMR. The same study also found t...

Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Says Businesses Saved $300 Million With Workplace Safety Program

MEADVILLE, Pa., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today announced that Pennsylvania businesses have saved more than $300 million thanks to a program that allows workplaces to save five percent annually on workers' compensation insurance premiums. Businesses qualif...

Iowa Medicaid Demonstration Finds Tel-Assurance(R) Remote Monitoring Platform Improved Health Status and Saved $5 Million

Heart Failure Study Validates Use of Pharos Innovation's Proprietary, Device-Free Remote Monitoring Platform to Reduce Healthcare Utilization and Medical Costs NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharos Innovations, a pioneer in assisting clients to achieve ne...

Home in Prominent Shelter Island, New York, Ablaze; Saved by the FIT-5 Fire Fighting Device

New technology suppressed basement fire, allowing for less time and water needed to fight fire VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- As the first firefighter to arrive at the Shelter Island, New York, house fire, Shelter Island Fire Department First Assist...

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New Poll Finds Disease Prevention is Top Priority for Americans in Health Reform

...rations support healthy behaviors through worksite-based programs. One of our members - Dow Chemical Co. - reports that its workplace wellness program saved the company more than 9,000 absentee days last year and contributed value equal to seven cents per share of company stock. Smart businesses pay for pr...

New Heart Ultrasound Research Reveals Life-Saving Treatment Alternatives and Advancements for Heart Patients

...asketball player and former heart patient, Ronny Turiaf will be in attendance to talk about how echocardiography, otherwise known as heart ultrasound, saved his life. Many of the studies revealed will have a significant impact on the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease and the application of ech...

New MADIT II Clinical Data Analysis Shows Long-Term Survival Benefit for Implantable Defibrillator Therapy

... Analysis indicates that one life is now saved for every six patients who receive an ICD NAT...g: At eight years, one life is saved for every six patients who receive an ICD. This r... the two-year MADIT II data, which showed one life saved for every 17 patients. A 41 percent relati...

National Hemovigilance Pilot Program Launches to Track Adverse Events Associated with Blood Transfusion

...emovigilance Module could lead to the development of new treatment protocols. In addition to improved care, an estimated $40 million or more could be saved by eliminating the need for further diagnostic patient assessments (including x-rays), respiratory treatment and extended hospital stays. "The He...

CareHere's Electronic Medication System Proves 100 Percent Effective in Response to Recall

...this system has proven to be priceless in response to this unforeseen situation," said Ernest Clevenger, president of CareHere. "I believe it may have saved lives." CareHere helps mid-size employers nationwide establish onsite medical clinics that offer primary medical care, occupational health servic...

Landmark Study in The New England Journal of Medicine Shows HPV Testing Significantly Reduces Deaths from Cervical Cancer, Compared to other Methods Including Pap

...ndard for cervical cancer screening and demonstrates that the incidence of advanced cervical cancer and deaths are actually reduced -- and hence lives saved -- when HPV screening is implemented," said Peer Schatz, Chief Executive Officer of QIAGEN. "QIAGEN's HPV testing technology is already being used to ...

New Aspirin Recommendation Can Help Prevent Heart Attacks & Strokes, Says Partnership for Prevention

...by Partnership for Prevention found that if 90 percent of people who should be taking aspirin were taking aspirin, an additional 45,000 lives would be saved each year. Currently, less than half of people who should be taking aspirin regularly are actually taking it. The National Committee for Quality...

MGuard(TM) Coronary Stent System Approved in Israel

...r to have this life saving stent system available at their hospitals and already in the few days since the local approval, lives of Israelis have been saved with MGuard(TM)". MGuard's relatively early regulatory approval in Israel may have been partly due to numerous recommendations by local opinion leader...

HUYA Bioscience Int'l Announces Pre-IND Outcome for HBI-3000 - Promising Anti-Arrhythmia Compound Sourced From China

...e'll continue to leverage our collaboration and expertise in China and the U.S. It's exciting to think of the amount of time and funding that could be saved by optimizing and streamlining the development process." HUYA's innovative co-development model HUYA was one of the first companies to recognize C...

STAR Cranial Centers of Excellence Offer Cutting-Edge Treatment to Dallas Area Children

...lls. I cannot see him easily, so I have to develop my ear to know what he is doing. I could hear that helmet hitting everywhere. I am sure that helmet saved him a lot!" she laughed. After wearing the STARband helmet for about six months and visiting Faso every other week or so for adjustments, Christian'...
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RAPID Reader

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RetCam II Wide-Field Digital Pediatric Retinal Imaging System

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Sleepscan VISION

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Multi-Wavelength Ophthalmic Laser MC-7000

Description:... physicians and health care professionals to use the system in office, clinic, and surgical theater. Internally Water-cooled: The power consumption is saved by controlling the power demand, and lifetime of the laser tube is made to be long and the running cost is reduced by using the inner circulating wate...
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LATITUDE® Patient Management System

Features:.... The Internet based system provides a digital archive for patient data as well as robust reporting capabilities. Reports can be emailed, printed or saved to a computer or electronic medical record (EMR). Moreover, physicians can schedule when device data downloads occur so they know when to expect p...
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MediLive ImageBox Digital Recording Device

Features:...andard video source (PAL/NTSC) Still images are burned to a CD-R at the push of a button. Requires no additional bulky hardware Images are saved in a standard format ...
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Portable Drug Companion Pharmacology Suite

Features:...on abbreviations, equations, and medical conditions Plus: Personal Notes, allow you to add your own content to each PEPID topic and drug Notes are saved whenever you update your PEPID Includes 2 critical PEPID sections: PEPID's renowned Toxicology section, Nuclear, biological and chemical weapons of ...
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AcerMed EMR

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Discmonitor Discography System

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C&L Dye Fluorometer

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Artificial induction of immunity

...disease. Pasteur also isolated a crude preparation of the infectious agent for rabies . In a brave piece of rapid medicine development, he probably saved the life of a person who had been bitten by a clearly rabid dog by performing the same inactivating process upon his rabies preparation and then inocu...

Ramón Carrillo

...and Moyano. In 1937 Ramon Carrillo suffered an acute illness, the sequel of whose fever was hypertension and progressively severe headaches. He barely saved his life through the devoted efforts of his lifetime friend Salomón Chichilnisky, a medical doctor and literary author who started life carrying loads...
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Diminishing dinosaur steps saved by laser and laptop

The Fumanya site, in the Bergueda region of central Catalonia, is so delicate that experts cannot get physically close enough to the tracks to examine them. In the years since the tracks were discovered they have been exposed to the elements, and as a result are severely weathered and eroding at ...

Billions of dollars saved in US by polio vaccination

A new study by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) finds that polio vaccination in the United States has resulted in a net savings of over $180 billion, even without including the large, intangible benefits associated with avoided fear and suffering. This first study to retros...

Endangered shortnose sturgeon saved in Hudson River

For the first time in U.S., and probably global, history a fish identified as endangered has been shown to have recovered -- and in the Hudson River, which flows through one of the world's largest population centers, New York City. The population of shortnose sturgeon, which lives in large rivers...

New study calculates millions of years saved in lives of AIDS patients

This year, the U.S. federal government will spend $21 billion for HIV/AIDS research, treatment, prevention, and related activities. Is this enormous expenditure paying off? A study published in the July 1 issue of The Journal of Infectious Diseases, now available online, indicates that it is--and m...

Infants with Rare Genetic Disease Saved By Cord Blood Stem Cells

Children with a fatal genetic disorder called Krabbe Disease can be saved and their brain development preserved if they receive stem cells from umbilical cord blood before symptoms of the disease develop, according to a study published in the May 19, 2005, issue of the New England Journal of Medici...

Infants With Rare Genetic Disease Saved by Cord Blood Stem Cells

Children with a fatal genetic disorder called Krabbe disease can be saved and their brain development preserved if they receive stem cells from umbilical cord blood before symptoms of the disease develop, according to a study published in the May 19, 2005, issue of the New England Journal of Medici...

Hybrid vehicle rebates produce scant environmental benefits, high cost

...maximum of $10,000 per hybrid vehicle. The study finds that Canadian provinces that offer rebates have spent an average of $195 per tonne of carbon saved or, equivalently, $0.43 for every litre of gasoline that a vehicle consumes over its 15 year average life expectancy. Chandra says that governments...

121 breeding tigers estimated to be found in Nepal

...ich the target is to increase the population of tigers by 10 per cent within the first 5 year period of the plan implementation. "Tigers can not be saved by the effort of a single individual or a single organization," said Mr. Gopal Prasad Upadhyay, Director General, DNPWC. "The transboundary relation w...

In vitro antibody production enables HIV infection detection in window period -- key to safer blood

...g pregnant women who seem to have a very long window period. "A pregnant women testing false negative for HIV will not be offered ART which could have saved her baby" said Dr. Jehuda-Cohen (a mother of seven). Dr. Steven R. Goodman, Editor-in-Chief of Experimental Biology and Medicine said "The articl...

Springer launches SpringerImages

...almost all non-commercial purposes, including integration into presentations and PDF documents. The platform enables the user to store image sets and saved searches. Image sets can be exported to PDF or PowerPoint (including their bibliographic data) with one click. Copyright and license information for...

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Limbs saved by menstrual blood stem cells

Cells obtained from menstrual blood, termed 'endometrial regenerative cells' (ERCs) are capable of restoring blood flow in an animal model of advanced peripheral artery disease. A study published today in BioMed Central's open access Journal of Translational Medicine demonstrates that when circula...

Physicists saved from drowning in complexities of wetting theory

The relationship between a thin liquid film or drop of liquid and the shape of the surface that it wets is explained with a new simplified mathematical formula published this week in Physical Review Letters. Understanding the precise interaction between liquids and surfaces is important for a ...

Cord Blood America Retires $2.53M Obligation

... companies. Our obligation was to pay the notes in full before the February 28, 2010 maturity date. We are happy to have met the obligation and have saved a significant amount of interest payments because of early payoff." "We have repeatedly said that decreasing debt would be one of our significa...

Novel drug discovery tool could identify promising new therapies for Parkinson's disease

.... They make the compounds and then they tell us which ones are functional," Dr. Kritzer says. Out of a library of 50 million cyclic peptides, only two saved the yeast from alpha-synuclein toxicity. Dr. Lindquist's team collaborated with other researchers to test these two cyclic peptides in C. elegans,...

BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Achieves World Class Independent Test Results in Killing Life Threatening Spores/Organisms

... the associated loss of lives. From one million spores to zero in 7 minutes is up to 50 times faster than the competition. This means money and lives saved at every health care facility around the world. Examples of commonly used antimicrobials in health care facilities including hospitals whi...

Sugarcane as a Key Element Against Global Warming to be Highlighted at Green Week in Brussels

... sugarcane as a feedstock for ethanol. In place since the mid-70s, the largest program in the world to replace a fossil fuel with renewable energy has saved some 600 million tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. It would take 20 years for six billion trees to achieve the same results. Details of t...

EyeIC Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for MatchedFlicker(TM) Retinal Aid Detection Technology

...s markings made on any image in a Flicker project to the appropriate location on all other images in the same project. All images and annotations are saved in an electronic format and can be printed. "We are very optimistic that our MatchedFlicker technology will address the pervasive problem of earl...

Speaker Pelosi, Call Your Science Advisor!

...made a significant difference in the lives of many American people. It has saved lives. It has found cures. It has given hope to people." Family Re...eleased the following response : "Adult stem cell research has indeed saved thousands of lives, produced cures, and benefited and given hope to many. ...

RSCI Announces World-Leading Stem Cell Science Advisory Board

...rt via catheterization. This procedure produces significantly less "spillage," maximizing cell utilization at the target region. In May he saved a young cardiomyopathy patient with serious complications by developing a new multi-faceted comprehensive stem cell treatment procedure. Dr. Grekos t...

Keynote Panel at Bio-IT World Expo to Feature Five Leaders in the Field of "Personal Genomics"

...y R&D; Amazon Web Services will explore how life sciences is using cloud computing application, its challenges and effectiveness, how money can be saved by an organization, and regulatory compliance. Service Oriented Architecture - A New Data Sharing Architecture Robert Lundsten from Feinstein I...
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Antibiotic

...the genus Penicillium , he named this compound penicillin. This USPS stamps notes that during the 1940s, the improvement of antibiotics saved lives the world over. In the 1930s German scientists investigated the antibacterial properties of certain dyes. One of these was a sulfonamide ...

Eugenics

...t odds with the natural selection responsible for extinction of the weakest. Only by changing these social policies, Galton reasoned, could society be saved from a "reversion towards mediocrity"—a phrase he coined in statistics which he later changed to the now-common, "regression towards the mean." ...
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