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How to Find a Specialist Doctor Quickly and Easily – INAS Helps Desperate Mum
9/21/2014 10:28:57 PM
VICTORIA, Australia September 2014 – Finding specialist doctors can be quite the challenge, especially for Australians living in regional towns and remote areas where access to specialists can be difficult. In fact, it’s not uncommon to wait several months for an appointment with specialist doctors. The parents of David (name changed for privacy reasons), a boy who …
Lyme Activists Target IDSA’s IDWeek Conference
Lyme Activists Target IDSA’s IDWeek Conference
9/21/2014 9:09:02 PM
On October 10th and 11th, 2014 chronically ill Lyme disease patients and supporters from around the United States will gather for a protest at the IDWeek medical conference in Philadelphia. They will call on the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) to update its guidelines for Lyme disease to reflect the current state of science and improved standards for patient …
Crossland International Incorporation Now The Go-To Distributer For Superior Laboratory And Medical Supplies In Zambia
Crossland International Incorporation Now The Go-To Distributer For Superior Laboratory And Medical Supplies In Zambia
9/20/2014 4:24:55 PM
When speaking in terms of medical and laboratory supplies, there are many countries in which manufactures do not reside, meaning that supplies must be imported from afar. Where this becomes a challenge, is that such supplies are already an expense which is further increased when imported. Without quality supplies, quality medical services are more difficult to achieve. It is …
Researchers discover new gene responsible for traits involved in diabetes
9/19/2014 11:05:57 AM
A collaborative research team led by Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) scientists has identified a new gene associated with fasting glucose and insulin levels in rats, mice and in humans. The findings are published in the September issue of Genetics . Leah Solberg Woods, PhD , associate professor of pediatrics at MCW and a researcher in the Children’s Hospital …
Dominica Anderson receives Rogers Award for Excellence in Patient Care
9/19/2014 9:10:35 AM
Dominica Anderson, a nursing assistant at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center , is the 2014 recipient of the Julie and Ben Rogers Award for Excellence in Patient Care. The award recognizes employees who consistently demonstrate excellence in their work and dedication to MD Anderson’s mission to end cancer. Its area of focus rotates annually among patient care, …
Sobi expands Haemophilia development portfolio - elects to include potentially longer-acting Haemophilia A candidate in collaboration agreement with Biogen Idec
9/19/2014 8:58:50 AM
Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) (Sobi) has elected to add the preclinical rFVIIIFc-XTEN-vWF fusion molecule to the company’s collaboration with Biogen Idec. The XTEN technology is proprietary to Amunix Operating, Inc.. Biogen Idec and Amunix signed a worldwide license agreement in April 2014. Under the terms of Sobi and Biogen Idec’s agreement, Sobi has the right to …
Allegheny Health Network Welcomes Surgical Oncologist Suzanne Schiffman, MD; Practice Focuses on Treatment of Complex Abdominal Malignancies
9/18/2014 5:02:36 PM
Allegheny Health Network is pleased to welcome Suzanne Schiffman, MD, a board-certified general surgeon and surgical oncologist with particular expertise in the treatment of complex abdominal malignancies including cancerous conditions of the liver, bile duct, pancreas, stomach, small bowel, colon and peritoneum. Her practice includes the use of minimally invasive surgical …
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center designated MIDAS Center of Excellence
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center designated MIDAS Center of Excellence
9/18/2014 11:00:26 AM
Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center received a five-year, $12.5 million award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences that designates the Seattle campus as a MIDAS Center of Excellence. Models of Infectious Disease Agency Study (MIDAS) centers are designated to play a role in planning for national emergencies such as a pandemic or an act of …
Smoke Power Electronic Cigarettes is Now The Daily Vapor
Smoke Power Electronic Cigarettes is Now The Daily Vapor
9/18/2014 1:06:03 AM
Smoke Power Electronic Cigarettes is now The Daily Vapor . The company’s new web address is www.dailyvaportn.com . The new shop is located in Shelbyville Tn, not far from Murfreesboro, TN on 208B Elm Street. The shop is open Monday-Sunday 11 am - 6 pm and we can be reached by phone at (931)735-6260 or (615)212-9191. We are available every day for any questions or …
CT Scan Is No More Accurate than Ultrasound to Detect Kidney Stones
CT Scan Is No More Accurate than Ultrasound to Detect Kidney Stones
9/17/2014 6:29:46 PM
To diagnose painful kidney stones in hospital emergency rooms, CT scans are no better than less-often-used ultrasound exams, according to a clinical study conducted at 15 medical centers and published in the September 18, 2014 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine . Unlike ultrasound, CT exposes patients to significant amounts of radiation. Although CT scans are …
Trusted Insurance Advisors Inaugurates Community Charity Program in the Wake Forest, NC Area, and Debuts with Campaign for ALS
Trusted Insurance Advisors Inaugurates Community Charity Program in the Wake Forest, NC Area, and Debuts with Campaign for ALS
9/17/2014 6:27:02 PM
Wake Forest, NC – Trusted Insurance Advisors announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by bringing awareness …
SureVest Insurance Group Initiates Charity Campaign in Collaboration with the Susan G. Komen Foundation to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness in Charlotte, NC
SureVest Insurance Group Initiates Charity Campaign in Collaboration with the Susan G. Komen Foundation to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness in Charlotte, NC
9/17/2014 3:29:51 PM
Charlotte, North Carolina – With a new charity campaign in the Charlotte, NC area, SureVest Insurance Group has teamed up with the local Susan G. Komen Foundation to support education, screening and treatment services for breast cancer patients in Mecklenburg County and the twelve surrounding counties. To support the efforts of this remarkable organization, donations can be …
Duterte Insurance Group inaugurates Community Cause Campaign Program in Laredo, TX Area, and Debuts with Campaign for the Laredo ALS Association
Duterte Insurance Group inaugurates Community Cause Campaign Program in Laredo, TX Area, and Debuts with Campaign for the Laredo ALS Association
9/16/2014 7:02:24 PM
Laredo, TX – Duterte Insurance Group in Laredo, TX announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by bringing …
UN: nearly $1 billion needed to combat Ebola outbreak
UN: nearly $1 billion needed to combat Ebola outbreak
9/16/2014 5:02:34 PM
The United Nations announced today that it would need nearly $1 billion for an exceptional, international response to Ebola outbreak in West Africa, with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declaring: “Every day we delay, the cost and the suffering will grow exponentially.” “This is not just a health crisis; it has grave humanitarian, economic and social consequences that could …
Breast Cancer Has Nothing to Do with Wearing a Bra, Study Shows
Breast Cancer Has Nothing to Do with Wearing a Bra, Study Shows
9/16/2014 4:42:41 PM
After years of suspicions, a large study conducted on 1,500 women by the Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention finally shows that wearing a bra does not increase the risk of breast cancer. Because a larger number of breast cancers are identified in Western countries (such as USA) compared to those in the developing world (countries in Africa for instance), it …
Data Published Online in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry Show Long-Term Benefit of Non-Drug NeuroStar TMS Therapy® in Patients with Treatment Resistant Depression
9/16/2014 1:00:00 PM
Malvern, Pennsylvania, September 16, 2014 – Neuronetics, Inc., today announced that results of a study designed to assess the long-term effectiveness of  NeuroStar TMS Therapy in adult patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) who have failed to benefit from prior treatment with antidepressant medications, were published online in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. …
Jill Levy-Fisch, President of The Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, awarded Global Genes RARE Champion of Hope in Advocacy Award
Jill Levy-Fisch, President of The Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, awarded Global Genes RARE Champion of Hope in Advocacy Award
9/16/2014 12:43:45 PM
Jill Levy-Fisch, President of The Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, was awarded the prestigious Global Genes RARE Champion of Hope in Advocacy Award, this past weekend. The 2014 Champions of Hope Gala was held at the Hyatt Regency in Huntington Beach, California. As a longtime advocate for the cause of universal Newborn Screening, Jill was honored for her unwavering …
3D Systems Introduces New SimbionixTM Virtual Reality Surgical Simulation Training Module
3D Systems Introduces New SimbionixTM Virtual Reality Surgical Simulation Training Module
9/16/2014 11:26:26 AM
3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today the addition of a new Simbionix ™ ultrasound training module for the practice of transvaginal ultrasound exams (GYN TVS) at the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG) exhibition in Barcelona, Spain. Transvaginal ultrasound is a commonly used exam in many Obstetrics and Gynecology practices, and as such, …
Hypothyroidism Revolution Diet Now Comes With 5 Bonuses for New Customers
9/15/2014 9:31:04 PM
Developers of Hypothyroidism Revolution are pleased to announce this week their awareness campaign where they hope to introduce their Hypothyroidism Revolution system to a million people. The campaign is being launched in conjunction with valuable bonuses worth $820, designed to quickly put the new treatment system into the hands of as many sufferers as possible in as …
The Dykes Agencies Inaugurates Charity Program in the Peachtree Corners, GA Area, and Debuts with Campaign for ALS in Honor of Late Dr. Joseph Wilber
The Dykes Agencies Inaugurates Charity Program in the Peachtree Corners, GA Area, and Debuts with Campaign for ALS in Honor of Late Dr. Joseph Wilber
9/15/2014 6:10:26 PM
Peachtree Corners, GA – The Dykes Agencies in Peachtree Corners, GA announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support …