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Philips Debuts New Affiniti Ultrasound System at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2014
9/1/2014 11:08:27 AM
  Royal Philips  ;(NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced the launch of  Affiniti , a new ultrasound system designed to enable global hospitals and health systems to overcome the demands of increasing patient volumes and cost pressures. Making its debut at the  European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2014  in Barcelona this week, Affiniti provides innovative technology …
Start Your Lifetime of Fitness and Good Health Today
Start Your Lifetime of Fitness and Good Health Today
8/31/2014 9:32:00 AM
Charleston, South Carolina, USA - A review of the latest research on senior athletes [65 and over] in the September issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons provides some very good news, especially for baby boomers!  Being physically active may significantly improve musculoskeletal and overall health, and minimize or delay the effects of aging. …
Learn How To Balance Business And Family Life
Learn How To Balance Business And Family Life
8/30/2014 9:53:39 AM
“Meditation is an effective technique which helps in all areas of stress related conditions.” said Mr Secomb. “It works by helping the body shift from the ’fight, flight or freeze response’ to the ’relaxation response, by deactivating the sympathetic nervous system and activating the parasympathetic nervous system, which means that the body is not running on nervous energy- …
WHO issues roadmap to scale up international response to the Ebola outbreak in west Africa
8/29/2014 2:28:13 PM
WHO is issuing today a roadmap to guide and coordinate the international response to the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in west Africa. The aim is to stop ongoing Ebola transmission worldwide within 6–9 months, while rapidly managing the consequences of any further international spread. It also recognizes the need to address, in parallel, the outbreak’s broader …
Single animal to human transmission event responsible for 2014 Ebola outbreak
8/29/2014 9:33:15 AM
Scientists used advanced genomic sequencing technology to identify a single point of infection from an animal reservoir to a human in the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa. This research has also revealed the dynamics of how the Ebola virus has been transmitted from human to human, and traces how the genetic code of the virus is changing over time to adapt to human hosts. …
New, Original Medical Research Demonstrates How To Decrease Doctor Visits, Eliminate Prescription Medications, And Improve Your Love Life
8/29/2014 6:00:00 AM
Caldwell Esselstyn Jr.,MD,at  The Wellness Institute of the Cleveland Clinic, released a study of nearly 200  patients with cardiovascular disease. By following a specific treatment regiment, the participants were able to reverse  and halt  the progression of cardiovascular disease in nearly all who adhered to the treatment. The study enhanced the function of the …
Houston Company Recalls Ready-To-Eat Products Due to Listeria Contamination Concerns
Houston Company Recalls Ready-To-Eat Products Due to Listeria Contamination Concerns
8/28/2014 4:27:21 PM
Last month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that a company in Houston was recalling ready-to-eat products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes .  The sandwich and wrap products were produced on July 15, 2014, and then shipped to retail locations in Texas. According to the news release, “The …
DPS Health and Kognito to present at the PHA Population Health Management Framework Webinars
8/28/2014 3:08:16 PM
The Population Health Alliance, the leader in advancing the principles of population health, announced September’s lineup of webinar presenters for the Population Health Management Virtual Brown Bag Series : DPS Health and Kognito, on September 4 and 18, respectively. This FREE webinar series features PHA member organizations presenting on the core components of the …
Mayo Clinic study examines thoughts on predictive tests for Alzheimer’s
8/28/2014 10:52:20 AM
A new Mayo Clinic study examines the question “what would you do if you knew you are predisposed to Alzheimer’s disease ?” The study, which will be published in the October edition of Mayo Clinic Proceedings , was conducted to measure attitudes concerning Alzheimer’s genetic and biomarker tests. Other studies have shown that many people would want to have tests to know if …
How Misleading Articles About Endurance Exercise Such As Running Can Really Damage Your Health!
How Misleading Articles About Endurance Exercise Such As Running Can Really Damage Your Health!
8/28/2014 10:29:24 AM
How Misleading Articles About Endurance Exercise Such As Running Can Really Damage Your Health! Charleston, South Carolina, USA - There is a growing tendency for some health and fitness experts to say that endurance exercise such as running can damage your health. The latest article from Fox News’ Dr. Jennifer Landa MD cites a number of influential studies to …
Could the noise levels at your workplace be damaging to your hearing?
Could the noise levels at your workplace be damaging to your hearing?
8/27/2014 9:30:47 PM
The number of Australians who are deaf or hearing impaired is increasing because of long-term exposure to excessive noise - often in the workplace – accidents, the environment and the ageing of the population.   This week is Hearing Awareness Week across Australia (24-30 August 2014) and we are all being encouraged to look after our hearing and ways to protect it.   Noise …
How to Get Rid of Yeast Infections Fast & Permanently
8/27/2014 1:00:00 PM
The Yeast Infections No More Program by Linda Allen is a revolutionary, introduction of a new way to treat for a yeast infection in only 12 hours, and cure the rot problem within 60 days. The inventor of the e-book program, Linda Allen, was a 12 year sufferer of chronic yeast infections, until she developed a holistic way to cure the infection. Due to the …
Marijuana compound may offer treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, USF preclinical study finds
Marijuana compound may offer treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, USF preclinical study finds
8/27/2014 12:53:16 PM
Extremely low levels of the compound in marijuana known as delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, may slow or halt the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, a recent study from neuroscientists at the University of South Florida shows. Findings from the experiments, using a cellular model of Alzheimer’s disease, were reported online in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease . …
How to Get Rid of Herpes Naturally and For Good
8/27/2014 8:46:03 AM
The ‘ Get Rid of Herpes Program’ by Sarah Wilcox is an innovative program for self-help, natural ways to cure Herpes. Antiviral medications only stop the herpes virus from multiplying; it will not eliminate the virus completely. The inventor of the program, Sarah Wilcox, was a 2 year sufferer of HSV before deciding that the traditional methods were not curing her of the …
Sick and Tired of Feeling Sick and Tired? Communication and Emotional Strength Expert Explains How Emotional Exhaustion Might Be Making You Sick
8/27/2014 4:02:55 AM
QUEENSLAND, Australia August 2014 – Medical, spiritual and psychological experts have long emphasised the interconnected relationship between stress and trauma, and physical illness. Even Hippocrates, a physician in ancient Greece and the father of Western medicine, acknowledged that general wellness depended on a healthy balance of mind, body and environment. Despite this, …
What Does a Naturopath Do? Perth Naturopath and Herbalist Reveals How Alternative Therapies Helped Heal his Body and Change His Life
8/27/2014 3:46:57 AM
PERTH, Australia August 2014 – When Shannon Burford left Australia as a young person in his twenties to travel the world, he had no idea he would return home a broken man, fighting the symptoms of typhoid and dysentery and struggling through the pain and discomfort of thyroid growths and digestive infections. After losing a lot of strength and weight in the battle, Shannon …
How to Find a Specialist Doctor Quickly – INAS Cuts 6 Month Waiting Period to 10 Days
8/27/2014 12:51:08 AM
VICTORIA, Australia August 2014 – It can only be described as any parent’s worst nightmare: being told there will be a six month waiting period before a specialist doctor can assess the allergic reaction that almost took the life of their child. This is exactly what happened to Epping resident Melissa Flentjar, who panicked when her four year old daughter Amelia suddenly …
WEDI Releases Unique Health Plan Identifier (HPID) Survey for Industry Participation
8/26/2014 5:21:07 PM
The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) , the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, announced the release of a survey to gather industry information relative to the potential use of the unique Health Plan Identifier (HPID) within electronic transactions adopted under the Health …
Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc. Appoints Mandy Palm as Senior Account Manager for the Western Region
Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc. Appoints Mandy Palm as Senior Account Manager for the Western Region
8/26/2014 11:00:00 AM
Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc. is very pleased to announce the appointment of Mandy Palm as its new Senior Account Manager supporting clients in the Western region of the United States.   Mandy has over six years of experience in the Environmental Industry. She has a varied background working for indoor microbiology and environmental chemistry testing laboratories. …
Queensland Home Doctor Service Provides Convenient and Affordable Bulk Billing Doctors to Unwell Australians
8/25/2014 8:02:32 PM
QUEENSLAND, Australia August 2014 – Queensland’s home doctor service , Dial a Local Doctor is now providing unwell Australians across the country with affordable medical treatment options, with the service’s expansion last month in to all Australian states and territories, excluding the ACT. Dial a Local Doctor (DaLD) has had nationwide success by offering the Australian …