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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 …
How to Find Specialist Doctors Quickly and Avoid Lengthy Hospital Waiting Times
8/25/2014 7:53:21 PM
MELBOURNE, Victoria August 2014 – The Victorian public hospital system is so congested that patients with private health insurance looking for specialist doctors often wait for weeks or even months for an appointment in Melbourne. An expert panel on waiting list management, chaired by Eastern Health director Stuart Alford, and including Latrobe Regional Hospital CEO …
Baptist Health Selects Explorys Big Data Analytics Platform For Its Value-Based Care Initiatives
8/25/2014 9:21:17 AM
Explorys , the leader in big data-driven healthcare transformation, today announced that Baptist Health has selected Explorys and its Value-Based Care (VBC) Program Framework to improve care quality, and reduce unnecessary cost across their enterprise and clinically integrated networks. Baptist Health, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a network of five hospitals …
NCCAOM Approved Online Acupuncture Course – Meridian Circuit Systems – Offers Fresh Perspectives
NCCAOM Approved Online Acupuncture Course – Meridian Circuit Systems – Offers Fresh Perspectives
8/25/2014 3:30:14 AM
Licensed acupuncturists can now receive continuing education credits for an online course that is based on the book Meridian Circuit Systems www.meridiancircuitsystems.com .  The course and book offer a unique understanding of the acupuncture meridians and patterns that form an integral part of Chinese medicine. In the online course the author James Spears presents a system …
From Cumbersome to Collaborative -- New York Mental Health, Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Treatment Providers Get Partner in Record Standardization
8/23/2014 9:47:06 AM
It’s difficult to compare outcomes or improve care through collaboration when your state’s mental health, alcoholism and substance abuse treatment providers use 1,810 different assessment plans and 2,100 varieties of treatment styles. That’s exactly what New York was dealing with before leaders in those respective fields came together to create the New York State Clinical …
Herpes Treatment Protocol Actually Works
8/22/2014 8:12:46 AM
A review of the Ultimate Herpes Protocol shows significant promise to help cure herpes simplex in patients. According to Melanie Addington, a former sufferer of herpes simplex, going with a natural treatment program rather than prescription medicine is more beneficial, practical and actually cures the disease. This past week, it was revealed that big pharmaceutical …
New Communication Technology Unveiled for Seniors and Handicapped
8/21/2014 3:03:44 PM
Safety Notice Corporation today announced the beginning of enrollment for its Safety Notice messaging platform.  The system is a free, web-based application that centers on the use of a unique technology to deliver communication for those who could not otherwise do so on their own: namely, senior citizens, handicapped individuals and those with special needs.    When this …
XBOSoft Introduces Re-Vamped Company Website
8/21/2014 12:03:04 PM
Industry leaders in software testing and quality control, XBOSoft, has unveiled a completely revamped version of the SF-based company’s website. XBOSoft is a high tech firm that specializes in software test consulting and software testing. Their services include mobile application testing, usability testing services, web application testing as well as other function testing …
Hamilton Vein Center to Be the First in Texas to Offer Varithena®, a Minimally-Invasive Nonsurgical Solution to Treat Varicose Veins
Hamilton Vein Center to Be the First in Texas to Offer Varithena®, a Minimally-Invasive Nonsurgical Solution to Treat Varicose Veins
8/20/2014 9:00:00 AM
Hamilton Vein Center, the leading vein clinic of Texas, will now offer patients the latest treatment from BTG International Inc. Varithena (polidocanol injectable foam) is a prescription medicine used to treat varicose veins caused by problems with the great saphenous veins. It has been used widely in Europe for years, and is now FDA-approved for use in the U.S.  Like other …
Respirable Particulates, Airborne Contaminants & Lung Cancer Risks
Respirable Particulates, Airborne Contaminants & Lung Cancer Risks
8/19/2014 4:25:10 PM
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths and the second most common cancer among both men and women in the United States according the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).    The CDC states that the most important thing a person can do to lower their lung cancer risk is to quit smoking and to avoid secondhand smoke. The second leading cause of lung …
Suspect gene corrupts neural connections
Suspect gene corrupts neural connections
8/18/2014 9:24:25 AM
Researchers have long suspected that major mental disorders are genetically-rooted diseases of synapses – the connections between neurons. Now, investigators supported in part by the National Institutes of Health have demonstrated in patients’ cells how a rare mutation in a suspect gene disrupts the turning on and off of dozens of other genes underlying these connections. …
Susquehanna Health Rehabilitation Services Offers Unique Parkinson’s Disease Therapies
8/17/2014 11:08:04 PM
Patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions can now participate in Lee Silverman Voice Treatments (LSVT) LOUD® and BIG® programs at Williamsport Regional Medical Center. Susquehanna Health is the only health system to offer these therapies locally with one certified LOUD therapist and three certified BIG therapists.  LSVT LOUD is a speech …
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital oncologist elected to Academia Sinica, the highest academic institution in Taiwan
8/16/2014 9:09:09 AM
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital oncologist Ching-Hon Pui, M.D., has been elected as an Academician of Academia Sinica. The honor recognizes Pui’s research that has helped push childhood leukemia survival rates to unprecedented heights in the United States and his work with doctors worldwide to further the study and treatment of childhood cancer. Headquartered in …