News by Industry

Health Care / Hospitals

Releases published in the last 30 days.

Page 1 of 2

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 …
Customer Communication Management Best Practices Will Emerge and Expand Within the U.S. Healthcare Industry, IDC Says
8/14/2014 3:39:01 PM
The United States healthcare system is in the midst of a transformation, impacted by a "perfect storm" of regulatory, population, social, technological, and financial forces. These forces are creating opportunities to streamline patient communications and document processes, improve patient outcomes, deliver financial breakthroughs, and enhance the overall patient experience. …
Waterborne Amoeba Takes the Life of Kansas Girl
Waterborne Amoeba Takes the Life of Kansas Girl
8/14/2014 10:10:46 AM
Last month, ABC News reported that Kansas health officials were urging caution for people entering warm freshwater after a 9-year-old girl became the latest victim of primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM). PAM is caused by Naegleria fowleri, commonly referred to as the brain-eating amoeba.  The amoeba infects people when water containing the organism enters the body …
Freeclaim Solicitors Support Campaign for Lower Speed Limits on Rural Roads
Freeclaim Solicitors Support Campaign for Lower Speed Limits on Rural Roads
8/14/2014 9:00:00 AM
The road safety charity Brake is urging drivers to slow down when travelling on rural roads. This is in a bid to reduce hazards and accidents for walkers, cyclists and horse riders who also tend to use rural lanes and roads more in the summer months.  Recent statistics released by the charity show that over 30% of drivers admit to driving too fast for the condition of the …
Freeclaim Solicitors Success in Chronic Pain Compensation
Freeclaim Solicitors Success in Chronic Pain Compensation
8/13/2014 10:24:39 AM
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) or Chronic Pain usually occurs following an injury. Pain and stiffness can continue long after the injury has healed and there is no apparent reason for the person’s ongoing pain. The understanding surrounding CRPS is sometimes very poor. Many people do not believe it is a real condition, and as such it is sometimes not taken as …
The Gold Diggers provide funding ensuring access to hospice care to all in need
8/12/2014 2:28:51 PM
The Gold Diggers (Gifts of Loving Donors), presented The Elizabeth Hospice with a $500 grant to provide hospice care to uninsured patients and bereavement support to individuals and families.   “This donation will directly impact The Elizabeth Hospice mission to provide comprehensive services for children and adults in need of hospice care in our community,” said Jan …
CDC’s surge response to West African Ebola Outbreak
CDC’s surge response to West African Ebola Outbreak
8/12/2014 11:40:20 AM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is rapidly increasing its ongoing efforts to curb the expanding West African Ebola outbreak and deploying staff to four African nations currently affected: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Nigeria. The outbreak began in March 2014 in Guinea and spread to the neighboring countries of Liberia and Sierra Leone. It recently …
Shim Sham Life Launches New Website:
Shim Sham Life Launches New Website: "Top Rated Humidifiers" Reviews and Research
8/12/2014 9:00:00 AM
Lani Sato, of Shim Sham Life,  is pleased to announce the launch of its new website: Top Rated Humidifiers , The site will provide a one-stop-site of product information and consumer reports and opinions to help consumers research best humidifiers for their home and workplace.   Lani Sato is an internet marketing consultant that specializes in finding  product …
PharmaVOICE Names Two Publicis Touchpoint Solutions Executives among 100 Influential Healthcare Leaders
8/12/2014 8:00:00 AM
Yardley, PA—August 12, 2014— Publicis Touchpoint Solutions , Inc. — a leading provider of customized healthcare sales, service, and clinical teams — announced today that Rick Keefer, president and chief executive officer, and Michelle Keefe, chief operating officer, have been selected by PharmaVOICE magazine as honorees in the 2014 PharmaVOICE 100. Publicis Touchpoint …
Implant Dentist Specialist Joins the Dental Professionals, Chicago Area’s Leading Practice
Implant Dentist Specialist Joins the Dental Professionals, Chicago Area’s Leading Practice
8/11/2014 6:00:00 AM
Prosthodontist Bryan Jacobs, DMD, MS, has joined the Dental Professionals team, offering a full range of advanced services to replace and restore missing teeth. As part of the Chicago area’s leading dental practice, he brings the highest standards of care to treat complex dental and facial problems. Dr. Jacobs’ specialties include comprehensive tooth rehabilitation, digital …
The Venus Factor Reveals Weight Loss Secret that Will Help Women Shed Fat
The Venus Factor Reveals Weight Loss Secret that Will Help Women Shed Fat
8/7/2014 9:41:38 AM
A new fitness program created by an expert in weight loss teaches women how to increase their metabolism naturally while still enjoying the foods they crave. Created by John Barban , the Venus Factor system requires no exercise machines, rigorous cardio routines, pre-packaged diets or weight loss gimmicks. During his many years researching metabolism and weight loss, …
Tattoo Removal - Don’t try this at home!
Tattoo Removal - Don’t try this at home!
8/7/2014 12:48:24 AM
“Home remedy tattoo removal – painful, dangerous and can leave horrific scars, which rival even the worst tattoo,” said Mandy Ford, Laser Technician and Owner of First Impressions Laser Clinic.   “I can’t help but grimace when seeing tattoo removal gone wrong,” said Miss Ford   “Even with the progress in tattoo removal we still see some horrific scars and hear of blisters …
Bulk Billing Doctors Lighten After-Hours Emergency Wait Times for Queensland Hospitals through a Home Doctor Service
8/6/2014 10:34:23 PM
QUEENSLAND, Australia August 2014 – Doctors in hospital emergency departments are reportedly seeing patients between three and six hours after the patient’s arrival, according to the University of Canberra, with about one in three people in regional Australia reporting unacceptable waiting times to see a GP.* In an effort to help the clogged medical system, Dial a Local Doctor …
How Authentic Happiness Can Be Achieved through Positive Thinking and Identity Shifting: ‘The Brain Whisperer’ Reveals
8/6/2014 10:14:42 PM
VICTORIA, Australia August 2014 – The true notion of authentic happiness or success can sometimes manifest itself as a shimmering mirage on the horizon – difficult to believe in, and impossible to achieve – especially for people familiar with overwhelming feelings of powerlessness, fear, anxiety, anger or isolation. PhD student, Katie, experienced first-hand the …