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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 …
Cystic Fibrosis and Fungal Infections Linked in New Study
Cystic Fibrosis and Fungal Infections Linked in New Study
8/28/2014 4:16:09 PM
Last month, a study from the University of Manchester caught the attention of the medical community and professionals who deal with indoor mold contamination issues.  The study found that almost 50% of adult patients who suffer from cystic fibrosis (CF) are also infected with Aspergillus , a common type of fungi found in the environment and in water-damaged buildings. 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 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 . …
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 …
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. …
ViaCyte, Inc. Announces Signing of Rights Agreement with Janssen Research & Development LLC.
8/26/2014 10:01:06 AM
ViaCyte, Inc., a privately held regenerative medicine company announced that it has entered into a Rights Agreement with Janssen Research & Development LLC (Janssen), one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.  The agreement provides Janssen with a future right to evaluate a transaction related to the VC-01™ combination product that ViaCyte is …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Polysciences, Inc. hosts Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick as part of his ‘100 Businesses in 100 Days’ Tour
Polysciences, Inc. hosts Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick as part of his ‘100 Businesses in 100 Days’ Tour
8/20/2014 12:09:29 PM
Warrington, PA , August 19, 2014 - Polysciences, Inc., an award-winning company specializing in the development and manufacture of high purity chemicals and reagents for laboratory research, histology, healthcare diagnostics and biomedical applications , hosted Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick as part of his annual ‘100 Businesses in 100 Days’ Tour on Monday, August 18, …
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 …
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 …