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Toshiba Opens Healthcare Technology Center and Enhances its Research and Development System in the Healthcare Business
Toshiba Opens Healthcare Technology Center and Enhances its Research and Development System in the Healthcare Business
12/17/2014 7:47:32 PM
Toshiba Corporation (Tokyo: 6502) today announced that it has opened the Healthcare Technology Center in the Komukai Complex in Kawasaki city, Kanagawa prefecture today. The center is established for the purpose of expanding the healthcare business under the medium-term management plan, and will serve as a base for the development of next-generation products as well as …
H2: The World’s First Wearable High Blood Pressure Monitor Meets FDA Required Accuracy of 8 mmHg With Just 14 days Left on Indiegogo Campaign
H2: The World’s First Wearable High Blood Pressure Monitor Meets FDA Required Accuracy of 8 mmHg With Just 14 days Left on Indiegogo Campaign
12/17/2014 6:16:40 PM
The worldwide wearable electronics market already a $14 billion industry and expected to climb to $70 billion by 2024 (Source IDTECHEX) , has another entry into the health wearable category: The H2 from CharmCare. The company has developed the world’s smallest and lightest wearable blood pressure monitor. The blood pressure monitor is the first true wearable device and …
Chilton Achieves Highest Status for Improving Geriatric Care- Again
12/17/2014 1:27:29 PM
Chilton Medical Center has achieved "Exemplar" status for its NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) program two years in a row. NICHE is the premier designation indicating a hospital’s commitment to excellence in the care of patients 65 years and older. Chilton is among only 11 percent of hospitals in the nation to earn this designation. Exemplar status, the …
HerpesCureHQ: Search For Most Effective Herpes Treatment
12/17/2014 10:36:57 AM
Herpes is a very common disease caused by herpes simplex virus-1 ( HSV-1 ) and herpes simplex virus-2 ( HSV-2 ). The symptoms of herpes simplex virus-1 are cold sores on the mouth, lips and face, and sores on the genitals are usually caused by herpes simplex virus-2 ;(but in some cases  HSV-1  can also cause sores on the genitals). It is important to know that even when …
TELUS Health completes acquisition of pharmacy management provider XD3 Solutions
12/17/2014 9:52:47 AM
TELUS Health, Canada’s largest Electronic Medical Records (EMR) provider and a leader in pharmacy management solutions, today announced the completion of its acquisition of pharmacy management solution provider XD3 Solutions, which currently serves more than 150 Quebec-based pharmacies. The agreement includes the transition of XD3 employees and expertise to TELUS Health, which …
What can employers and employees do to prevent noise induced hearing loss?
What can employers and employees do to prevent noise induced hearing loss?
12/17/2014 6:22:01 AM
Hearing loss affects over 9 million people here in the UK and is a cause of distress for many sufferers, especially if it has been caused by someone else’s negligence or an employer’s failure to implement the appropriate safety measures. If you have suffered hearing loss and you believe someone else is to blame, contact a member of our specialist team today.  The two most …
Panalpina flies UNICEF Ebola relief to Sierra Leone
Panalpina flies UNICEF Ebola relief to Sierra Leone
12/16/2014 11:42:16 AM
Transporting life-saving humanitarian aid, and overcoming the challenges that come with the task, is something Panalpina is all too familiar with. During last year’s festive period, in partnership with UNICEF, Panalpina donated a charter flight to help deliver 100 tons of essential supplies to the Central African Republic. In the early hours this morning, a similar …
Teen prescription opioid abuse, cigarette, and alcohol use trends down
12/16/2014 10:21:01 AM
Use of cigarettes, alcohol, and abuse of prescription pain relievers among teens has declined since 2013 while marijuana use rates were stable, according to the 2014 Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey, released today by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). However, use of e-cigarettes, measured in the report for the first time, is high. These 2014 results are part of …
FDA allows marketing of the first newborn screening test to help detect Severe Combined Immunodeficiency
12/16/2014 9:52:43 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today allowed marketing of the EnLite Neonatal TREC Kit, the first screening test permitted to be marketed by FDA for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) in newborns. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 40 to100 new cases of SCID are identified in newborns in the United States each year. SCID …
The Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act of 2014
12/15/2014 1:13:05 PM
This past week, national newborn screening legislation unanimously passed the U.S. House of Representatives, and is now headed to President Barack Obama’s desk for signature. The bill implements new tracking measures and timetables aimed at eliminating critical delays in the newborn screening process, so that infants with deadly yet treatable genetic disorders can be diagnosed …
IFC invests $255 million in Rede D’Or to expand access to healthcare services in Brazil
12/15/2014 10:46:38 AM
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, announced today that it will invest $255 million to support the expansion of Rede D’Or, the largest network of private hospitals in Brazil. IFC’s investment will help expand access to quality healthcare services in Brazil. IFC will lend $50 million from its own account and arrange another $205 million in syndicated loans. The …
Unicel Architectural issues newsletter on Ebola and the need for safer, more hygienic patient isolation spaces
Unicel Architectural issues newsletter on Ebola and the need for safer, more hygienic patient isolation spaces
12/15/2014 10:22:28 AM
MONTREAL, Canada – December 15, 2014 – Unicel Architectural today announced the latest issue of its Reflections newsletter for architects and building professionals. The December 2014 Reflections edition addresses design considerations for airborne infection isolation rooms (AIIRs). More and more healthcare facilities are building AIIRs to better prepare for Ebola and other …
Durable, Colorable, Silky TPSiV® Elastomers from Dow Corning Show Favorable Results when Tested for Prolonged Skin Contact.
12/15/2014 9:03:28 AM
Dow Corning, a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, announced today that its TPSiV ® 4000 and TPSiV ® 4200 Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPEs) have been tested according to United States Pharmacopeia’s (USP) General Chapter -88- and ISO 10993-10 guidelines and have shown to be non irritating and non sensitizing in skin contact applications. The …
Texas Mediators Team Up to Offer Gender-Balanced, Effective Alternative to Litigation
Texas Mediators Team Up to Offer Gender-Balanced, Effective Alternative to Litigation
12/15/2014 6:00:00 AM
Mediation can make the difference between a peaceful, cost-effective resolution fully embraced by all parties or a contentious battle that leads to destructive and costly litigation, according to Austin Texas Mediators (ATM).  The ATM team of Barbara Allen and Felix Rippy bring a collective 50 years of experience to bear on cases ranging from divorces and personal injury to …
12/15/14 EDITORIAL: Independent Author Salvatore Ingoglia Junior’s New Release for Christmas 2014
12/15/2014 1:00:00 AM
Christmas 2014 is nearly here but yet there are many people who are still struggling with marital issues over Christmas in which a spiritual enlightenment and marital aid book would make an excellent gift this year. Introducing Salvatore Ingoglia JR, and his new independent Release ‘ How to save your marriage: Applying spiritual ways that allow you to know how to improve …
Angelina Jolie missing premiere to “Unbroken” due to chickenpox. What can she do to speed her recovery?
12/14/2014 8:08:58 PM
Actress Angelina Jolie in a YouTube video announced that she cannot go to the premiere of the second movie that she has directed in her career, Unbroken.  “Unbroken” features the World War II hero Louiz Zamperini and is expected for world wide release on Christmas Day, 2014. Chickenpox used to be mainly a disease of childhood but with current vaccination trends many are not …
12/13/14 EDITORIAL: Independent Author Salvatore Ingoglia JR Releases Life Affirming E-Book to Aid Marriage with the use of Spirituality
12/13/2014 1:00:00 AM
Over the past few years the independent e-book market has allowed many independent authors to come forward and share their life experiences via independent publishing mediums, one such author is Salvatore Ingoglia JR, an author who wishes to share his life affirming experience with his readers to help aid their relationship and marital status. Salvatore Ingoglia JR. is an …
St. Louis Fed’s New ‘Financial Health Scorecard’ Can Predict Personal Wealth
12/12/2014 3:56:31 PM
New analysis by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis shows that five simple questions may predict personal financial health and wealth surprisingly well.   Authors William Emmons and Bryan Noeth explain their “financial health scorecard” in the latest issue of In the Balance , a publication of the St. Louis Fed. The authors examined responses to five of the questions that …
5 Myths about melanoma and skin cancer.
5 Myths about melanoma and skin cancer.
12/12/2014 10:03:15 AM
5 Myths Exposed About Skin Cancer There are a lot of misconceptions in the public about skin cancer, here are some of the most common ones debunked. Skin cancer expert Dr Sally Shaw said its important Australians get the facts right to minimise their risks of contracting the most deadly type of cancer. “One of the most concerning myths is that people with dark skin …
Youngest bone marrow transplant patients at higher risk of cognitive decline
12/11/2014 3:40:30 PM
Toddlers who undergo total body irradiation in preparation for bone marrow transplantation are at higher risk for a decline in IQ and may be candidates for stepped up interventions to preserve intellectual functioning, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators reported. The findings appear in the current issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology . The results …