Gerstman Family Spotlighted on Reader's Digest Website
GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Gerstman Family was spotlighted
on Reader's Digest's Web site because of their extraordinary dedication and contribution to physically disabled children through their foundation, the Lisa Beth Gerstman Foundation.
Rd.com's Pe o pl...
Sports Icons Troy Aikman, Clyde Drexler, Mike Piazza, Ivan Lendl and Dara Torres are Among the Elite Named 2009 'Great Sports Legends'
NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports icons and philanthropy champions will be spotlighted
when they gather at the 24 (th) Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner on Tuesday, October 6 , at New York's Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in the famed Gr...
Nationwide Nursing Shortage Spotlights Need for Retention Programs
... Houston Hospital More Than $700,000
OAK BROOK, Ill., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent health care summit at the White House spotlighted
the nursing shortage, which threatens the quality of patient care throughout the nation's hospitals. Nearly 80 percent of registered nurses believe th...
Analog Devices Healthcare Director Delivers Speech on Role of Analog Semiconductors in Next-Generation Portable Medical Equipment : ADI's Pat O'Doherty is a featured speaker at electronica 2008.
... During his speech today at electronica 2008, Pat O’Doherty, healthcare segment director for Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), spotlighted
how sophisticated healthcare semiconductor technology is paving the way for the development of increasingly smaller and more powerful medical devices ...
Breast stem cell fate is regulated by 'notch'
...nd that errant activation of Notch resulted in uncontrolled growth of luminal precursors, leading to the formation of breast tumours.
The work has spotlighted
the potential importance of deregulated Notch in ductal precursor cells as a forerunner to breast cancer.
The researchers say that it is too early...
VOICES Report Tracks State Progress and Trends in Addressing Children's Critical Needs
... education programs were successfully enacted in 21 states. -- The effort to reauthorize the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) spotlighted
the 9 million uninsured children in the United States while the federal government was not able to reauthorize the vital federal-state progr...
SheKnows to Launch Bone Marrow Awareness Campaign and Add 50,000 New Donors
...ecutive Vice President, DKMS Americas
Contact Erica Schrag for participants available for interview, quotes
and more information.
Topics to be spotlighted
on SheKnows during the month of August include:
-- Bone marrow registry and donation myths medically dispelled. -- First person journal experience ...
Immunizing Against Misinformation and Shortsightedness
... barrier method and herpes-treatment trials, have yielded
disappointing results of no efficacy. Recently, a slew of editorials and
media coverage have spotlighted
AIDS vaccine research and, in some
instances, included calls to end public funding or to reapportion funding
away from AIDS vaccine research toward ex...
Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative Releases New Guidelines for Health Care Purchasers
Grundy added. "We fully expect them to work collaboratively with employers
to implement the strategies outlined in this guide."
Today's meeting spotlighted
reports from all the PCPCC's Centers:
Center for Multi-Stakeholder Demonstration, Center to Promote Public Payer
Implementation, Center for Health Ben...
InfoLogix, Inc. to Present at the Growth & Investor Conference in Fort Lauderdale, FL
...and 800 commercial organizations, including 47 of the
Fortune 500, to improve productivity, efficiency and revenues. Most
recently, InfoLogix has been spotlighted
in a FOX Business News feature on
medication management and attracted former executives from SAP Americas and
GE Healthcare to its team.
Concerns about food safety to be spotlighted at U of Minnesota symposium
Recent nationwide outbreaks of food-borne illnesses have triggered calls for more regulation along with plunging consumer confidence. A symposium at the University of Minnesota this week will explore the complexities of the food-safety issue.
The conference, "How Safe is our Food Supply? Expect...
T-rays: New imaging technology spotlighted by American Chemical Society
T-ray sensing and imaging technology, which can spot cracks in space shuttle foam, see biological agents through a sealed envelope and detect tumors without harmful radiation, was the focus of a recent symposium at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society.
The session was organized a...
Research explores interactions between nanomaterials, biological systems
...so provide the cornerstone of developing new and improved nanoscale therapeutic devices, such as drug-delivering nanoparticles."
The review article spotlighted
several important research advancements:
A classification of the interactions when nanomaterials contact and bind to biological systems wi...
USC researchers identify alternate pathway that leads to palate development
...lopment, including palate and tooth formation, have more than one way to direct cells to make changes, says Chai.
The Discovery by the USC team is spotlighted
in the August 12 issue of Development Cell.
Chai's group, which includes fellow CCMB researchers Xun Xu, Jun Han, Yoshihiro Ito and Pablo Bringa...