OCI Analytic Uncovers Duplicate Billing in Over 4% Of Workers' Comp Claims
DENVER, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- An analytic study by OCI found that over 4% of all workers' comp claims have a duplicate bill sent to a group health plan. OCI conducted the analyses on a large employer from their proprietary Reference Database on duplicate workers' compensation and healthcare pay...
World's largest DNA scan for autism uncovers new gene variant for disorder
UCLA scientists, in partnership with 30 research institutions across the country, have identified a new gene variant that is highly common in autistic children. And when researchers scrutinized the activity of the gene, known as CDH10, in the fetal brain, they discovered that it is most active in ...
Further Testing With Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) Uncovers Additional Cancer in Breast Cancer Patients, Changes Surgical Management
Study Presented at American Society of Breast Surgeons Conference Reveals New Diagnostic Technique Helps Guide Surgical Management
NEWPORT NEWS, Va., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A study from Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, revealed today that additional breast cancer was found in 9 percent...
Team Uncovers Discrepancy in Death Certificates Listing Suicide
MORGANTOWN, W.Va., April 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even though suicide outranks homicide as a cause of death in the United States, incomplete death certificates thwart healthcare policymakers who want to create prevention strategies - especially for black and Hispanic populations, a WVU stud...
Article One Partners Uncovers New Prior Art Impacting the Validity of Merck's SINGULAIR Patent
Article One Asks U.S. Patent Office to Take a Second Look at Patent in a Reexamination Procedure, Based on New Art Uncovered by Article One Community
NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Article One Partners LLC has discovered new prior art impacting the validity of Merck & Co.'s SING...
Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) Uncovers Additional Breast Cancer in Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Patients
American Journal of Surgery Study Reveals Conclusive Findings
NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Women facing a recent breast cancer diagnosis may find additional cancer in the same or opposite breast with further testing using Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) according to a study...
Discovery Health Uncovers the Truth With Its 'Mystery March' Programming Event
- Beginning March 2, Viewer Favorites MYSTERY DIAGNOSIS and DR. G: MEDICAL EXAMINER Headline Thrilling Monday Night Lineup on Discovery Health -
SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Health -- television's home for gripping, real-life medical mysteries and forensic inves...
OHSU School of Dentistry uncovers mechanism for dental pain
PORTLAND, Ore. Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University's School of Dentistry ( www.ohsu.edu/sod ) have discovered a novel function of the peptide known as Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) in the development of the trigeminal nerve. The trigeminal nerve provides the signaling pathway for period...
Lumension Uncovers Results of Security Data Protection Survey
Conducted by TechWeb, Survey Reveals 50% of End Users Have Altered Security Settings Leaving Them Open to Significant Risk
Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) November 18, 2008 -- Securing business-technology systems isn't getting any easier, according to the results of the Lumensio...
New Jersey Author Uncovers the Secret to Well-Being Is the Connection Between Health and Emotions
LEONIA, N.J., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned psychotherapist and
Leonia, New Jersey author Dr. Harriet Haberman is announcing the
publication of her new book -- Emotional Wisdom: A Compassionate Guide to
the Messages Hidden in Your Feelings.
Dr. Haberman notes, "In these uncertain times, t...
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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: New Gene-Searching Method Uncovers Possible New Targets for Crohn's Disease Drugs
- Broadens Power of Current Genetic Discovery Techniques -
PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Discovering the different genes that contribute to a complex disease is like searching in the proverbial haystack for an unknown number of needles -- some much smaller than others, ...
American Heart Association EMS Survey Uncovers Deficiencies in Response, Treatment and Transfer of Patients With Most Deadly Heart Attacks
Association's Mission: Lifeline initiative to use survey data to make improvements
DALLAS, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Preliminary results of one of the nation's largest national surveys of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) systems indicate the need for improvements in the way heart att...
Major Gene Study Uncovers Secrets of Leukemia
St. Jude Study Scans 350,000 Locations Across the Genome From 242
Patients and Identifies New Mutations That Contribute to Acute
Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Suggesting New Targets for Improved Therapy
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 07, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- Investigators at
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital...
Scientists Discover Why Teeth Form in a Single Row
... Same Study uncovers
How Each Tooth Signals the Next to Start Growing
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A system of opposing genetic forces determin...
Roskamp Institute Identifies New Class of Drugs to Treat Alzheimer's Disease
... Research uncovers
New Link Between Inflammation & Alzheimer's Disease
SARASOTA, Fla., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Roskamp Institute today announced that it...
Genetics Journal Thimerosal/Autism Study the 'Best Science Drug
Company Money Can Buy'
... Critique of Industry-Funded Immune Globulin Study uncovers
Manipulation, Design Flaws
NIXA, Mo., June 26, 2007 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An analysis
released today critically examined a recent industr...
Lexicon Develops Antibodies That Lower Triglycerides and
Cholesterol as Potential New Therapy for Heart Disease
... whether as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise.
(1)Stefano Romeo et al., "Population-based resequencing of ANGPTL4
variations that reduce triglycerides and increase HDL,"
Nature Genetics, April 2007.
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..., clopidogrel bisulfate 75-mg tablets (Plavix), and ... Todayâ€™s health care cost crisis is widely feared. In a shocking exposure, Life Extension uncovers
a corrupt regulatory system that causes generic drug prices to be ... This article describes a concept which could impact a variety of compani...
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Xie Lab uncovers molecular machinery related to stem cell fate
The Stowers Institute's Xie Lab has revealed how the BAM protein affects germline stem cell differentiation and how it is involved in regulating the quality of stem cells through intercellular competition. The work was published today by PNAS Early Edition.
Maintaining the proper balance betw...
Research uncovers clues to virus-cancer link
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. In a series of recently-published articles, a research team from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center has uncovered clues to the development of cancers in AIDS patients.
In an April article published in the journal PLoS Patho...
New genomic technique uncovers coral transcriptome
Using a new technique for cDNA preparation combined with the latest sequencing methods, researchers have uncovered the larval transcriptome of a reef-building coral ( Acropora millepora ). Their study, described in the open access journal BMC Genomics , features the most extensive database of gen...
Skin cancer study uncovers new tumor suppressor gene
National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers have identified a gene that suppresses tumor growth in melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. The finding is reported today in the journal Nature Genetics as part of a systematic genetic analysis of a group of enzymes implicated in skin cance...
Research uncovers promising target to treat chronic abdominal pain
COLUMBUS, Ohio High levels of a protein linked to the way pain signals are sent to the brain led to a decrease in abdominal pain in a recent study in mice.
Researchers say the finding suggests the protein might someday serve as the basis of new treatments for chronic pain associated with a nu...
Research uncovers surprising lion stronghold in war-torn central Africa
MADISON Times are tough for wildlife living at the frontier between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Armies are reportedly encamped in a national park and wildlife preserve on the Congolese side, while displaced herders and their cattle have settled in an adjoining Ugandan park.
University of Leicester archaeologist uncovers evidence of ancient chemical warfare
A researcher from the University of Leicester has identified what looks to be the oldest archaeological evidence for chemical warfare--from Roman times.
At the meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, University of Leicester archaeologist Simon James presented CSI-style arguments tha...
Case Western Reserve University uncovers genetic basis for some birth defects
CLEVELAND November 10, 2008 A multidisciplinary research team at Case Western Reserve University led by Gary Landreth, Ph.D., a professor in the School of Medicine's Department of Neurosciences, has uncovered a common genetic pathway for a number of birth defects that affect the development of th...
Research uncovers new steps on pathway to enlarged heart
Researchers have new insight into the mechanisms that underlie a pathological increase in the size of the heart. The research, published by Cell Press in the October 24th issue of the journal Molecular Cell , may lead to the development of new strategies for managing this extremely common cardiac...
Computational biochemist uncovers a molecular clue to evolution
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A Florida State University researcher who uses high-powered computers to map the workings of proteins has uncovered a mechanism that gives scientists a better understanding of how evolution occurs at the molecular level.
Such an understanding eventually could lead to the de...
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454 sequencing uncovers significant genetic variation
BRANFORD, Conn., Sept. 27, 2007 454 Life Sciences, a Roche company, in collaboration with Yale University researchers today announced that they have developed a method, using the companys Genome Sequencer system, to identify significant human genetic variability with an unprecedented level of det...
Cleveland Clinic-Led Research Uncovers New Mechanism That Heightens Risk of Heart Disease
Findings Appear in Sept. 9 Issue of the Journal Nature Medicine
CLEVELAND, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Heart disease often hits with
devastating effects in people with normal cholesterol levels, yet seemingly
misses striking others who smoke, or have multiple risk factors. A new
ePrairie Uncovers 80 Biotech Companies in Illinois
CHICAGO, IL I didnt realize the depth of the task in front of me when I committed to you that Id put together a Midwest list of public and private biotech companies. Because eight states would take quite a while, lets first start with Illinois, which is the center of the Midwest.
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Specialty Technical Consultants becomes Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE)
...siness-oriented approach to EHS management, integrating EHS solutions directly into their clients' core business operations. Through this process, STC uncovers
opportunities for our clients to increase program efficiency, reduce costs, and gain competitive advantage. More information can be found at http://...
deCODE Discovers a Gene Linked to Risk of Kidney Stones and Osteoporosis
...creased calcium excretion in
urine, a major risk factor for kidney stones and also a sign of bone loss.
"This is an exciting finding because it uncovers
a highly plausible
common biological mechanism leading to two diseases. This offers a
potentially attractive new pathway for drug discovery, and the n...
ChartTrends(R): Bone and Mineral Metabolism in Dialysis Reveals Latest Trends in the Treatment of Calcium, Phosphorus and PTH
...osphate binders, Nutritional Vitamin D, Active Vitamin D and Sensipar. Moreover, it provides information on the interplay between these therapies and uncovers
actual (as opposed to self-reported) product dosing and titration, brand switching and reasons for switching, as well as brand persistency.
BioInformatics, LLC Studies Effective Strategies for Scientific Publishing in a Web 2.0 World
...to maintain a leadership role within the
An in-depth analysis of the opinions of over 1,500 life scientists, this
key findings about how scientists rely on the Web for
research, collaboration and networking. Discussion boards, blogs, wikis video
and podcasts -- s...
Observant LLC Expands Senior Management Team
... the mathematical analysis of cross-national
healthcare data; and his programming work has emphasized how best to
present the complex relationships he uncovers
to his clients in intuitive
visual forms that are business actionable. Advances in computational power
and statistical methodology have dramatically c...
GE Medical Systems Introduces AutoBone Software
... WAUKESHA GE Medical Systems today introduced AutoBone, a clinical application that uncovers
a vascular "roadmap" by allowing clinicians to remove the bone structure from diagnostic images. Their removal reveals blood vessels that are hidden i...
Is outsourcing reaching its limits or simply pausing for breath?
...ercent of participants did not see cost savings materialize as a result of outsourcing.
In addition to these attention-grabbing findings, the study uncovers
several hidden truths about outsourcing:
Outsourcing relationships add complexity to the business. Instead of simplifying operations, outsourcing o...
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Cellomics ArrayScan HCS System from Beckman Coulter
Description:... discovery process will benefit from the integration of Beckman Coulter‘s automated solutions systems and Cellomics‘ HCS technology, which uncovers
deeper biological information at the sub-cellular level. The integration of these systems into the drug discovery process can significantly reduce dev...
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...e Research Institute in March 2001 to report discovery of a new tumor suppressor gene on chromosome 7 that appears to ... Skin Cancer Study uncovers
New Tumor Suppressor Gene ... Tumor suppressor genes encode proteins that normally serve as a brake on cell growth. ... Scientists have...