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Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor Names Christine Joseph, RN, as Clinical Administrator
Fri, 14 Aug 2009, 14:45:50 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
COSTA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor, a new multi- specialty outpatient surgery center committed to advancing surgical technologies and patient care available in South Orange County, has named Christine C. Joseph as clinical administrator.

Affinity Healthcare LLC Announces New Physicians
Thu, 13 Aug 2009, 14:08:43 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Affinity Healthcare LLC, a multi-specialty medical group practice with northwest Chicago suburban offices located in Arlington Heights and Buffalo Grove, IL, is pleased to announce the addition of four physicians to the practice: Michael J. Hersh, MD, Gastroenterology; Maria L. Savitt, MD, Internal Medicine; Mark J. Stefaniuk, MD, Family Practice; and Heidi Wehlus, MD, Internal Medicine.

Long-Term Care Leader Joins '3 in 4 Need More' Campaign to Promote LTC Protection for All
Wed, 12 Aug 2009, 06:00:05 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) announces joining the 3 in 4 Need More campaign, which was launched yesterday by the LTC Guild, a social network focusing on the long-term care industry and those served by it. In its advertising and public relations, LTCFP will employ the '3 in 4 Need More' logo and other visuals, publicly available from LTC Guild, to promote affordable long-term care insurance for all Americans.

New Health Reform Campaign Will Support Long-Term Care for All, Because '3 in 4 Need More'
Tue, 11 Aug 2009, 06:00:10 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the LTC Guild announces the '3 in 4 Need More' campaign to promote affordable long-term care insurance for all Americans. 'Health reform will have a big hole in it,' says Jonas Roeser, a founding member, 'if it doesn't embrace the extended-care needs of today's longer-living Americans.'

Narconon Graduate Lives to Tell Story of Addiction - Ex-addict's Journey with Prescriptions to Heroin Told on CNN
Mon, 10 Aug 2009, 20:49:49 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
DETROIT, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Every day American citizens are being legally given prescription medications for injuries and illnesses, but given the abuse potential many wind up getting hooked on these drugs and moving on to street drugs to feed their habits. This was the topic of an interview that aired today on the Rick Sanchez show on CNN. Why Heroin Is Rampant featured Narconon graduate, Dominick Assante, who personally struggled with this very type of addiction before completing the Narconon drug rehab program several years ago.

Mother and Daughter Celebrate Victory Over Meth
Fri, 07 Aug 2009, 06:00:08 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'August marks our daughter's fifth year since conquering meth at Narconon California,' comments Susan, mother of five and teacher, who recalls living with a meth addict; 'One day she'd be very nice and the next you'd have thought Satan walked through the door.' Former meth addict and Narconon Graduate urges parents: 'Before school starts I hope parents will take time to talk to their kids about the dangers of drugs to health and goals.'

Orange County, NY Doctors Urge Eye Exams During National Cataract Awareness Month
Thu, 06 Aug 2009, 13:53:12 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In recognition of Cataract Awareness Month, Highland Ophthalmology Associates, in New Windsor, NY, will be offering free Cataract Screenings during the month of August, 2009. Highland Ophthalmology Associates encourages anyone at risk to please participate in their Cataract Awareness Program. 'Cataracts are the leading cause of visual loss in Americans 65 and older,' said Mary Davidian, M.D. fellowship trained ophthalmologist at Highland Ophthalmology.

'Against All Odds' - A Compelling Tale of Faith and Second Chances
Wed, 05 Aug 2009, 08:00:08 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
FRESNO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New authorized biography chronicles how famed corporate whistleblower Mark Whitacre turned adversity into a gift; becomes champion of self-managed healthcare. Even during Whitacre's darkest days in prison, he considered himself a fortunate man. He had the love of his wife and family and the support of friends. As he tells it now, it took hitting rock bottom and losing everything for him to learn the most valuable lessons in life: family and supportive friends are more important than power and materialism.

NW Chicago Suburban Affinity Healthcare LLC Opens New Medical Office Building
Mon, 03 Aug 2009, 16:40:36 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Affinity Healthcare LLC, a multi-specialty medical group practice, with northwest Chicago suburban offices located in Arlington Heights and Buffalo Grove, IL, began seeing patients today at its newly constructed 64,860 square foot medical office building, situated on 6.3 acres at 1450 Busch Parkway, Buffalo Grove, IL., within The Corporate Grove business park.

A Sharp Alternative to Healthcare TVs
Thu, 30 Jul 2009, 14:51:47 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ELKHART, Ind. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paradigm Multimedia has introduced their next-generation healthcare interface with ProTune Technology - the HC20. This product, designed for patient in-room television entertainment systems, is about the size of a deck of cards and will radically change the way healthcare TVs are purchased. Paradigm Multimedia and DEHCO Commercial have recently teamed up and are changing the rules for healthcare TVs.

Get Long Term Care Insurance Now, Before Health Reform, Industry Leader Says on Sky Radio
Tue, 28 Jul 2009, 06:29:50 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Beginning this Fall, business and personal travelers will hear a critical message in the nation's airports and a major airline's flights: 'Don't wait for health reform to buy long term care insurance; if you need it now, as millions do, there's much to lose if you delay.' This warning will be delivered in a four and a half minute recorded interview of Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.

House to Home Services is Selected as a Unique Health Provider
Tue, 21 Jul 2009, 07:59:43 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
PHOENIX, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What do moving and health have in common? Well, according to EmpowHer, a lot! That's why this online resource dedicated to helping women has selected House to Home Services, LLC, a moving company with a heart, to be one of its unique health providers.

Taycor Allocates $45 Million For Unique Medical Equipment Financing Vendor Program
Tue, 21 Jul 2009, 06:59:53 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Taycor Financial and its affiliates have allocated $45 million for vendors of medical equipment and dental equipment. Device manufacturers and distributors can now offer direct financing to their buyers through custom private-label financing programs which are specifically tailored to each vendor's profile.

More Drug Rehab for Less Violence in Mexico
Sat, 18 Jul 2009, 09:00:02 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
MAZATLAN, Mexico (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- There have been thousands of killings in northern Mexico in the last two years, even including narcotrafficking bands attacking rehab centers. Narconon International executives decided to bring additional tools to fight the source of the problem - drug addiction itself. On July 14th and 15th, their staff gave a hands-on workshop to counselors from 8 Mazatlan drug rehabilitation centers in the State of Sinaloa.

Long-Term Care: The Next Big Women's Issue? Denise Gott, Predicting New Waves of Protest, Calls for Reform
Thu, 16 Jul 2009, 06:29:07 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Long-term care is getting a lot of exposure in the current health-reform discussions, but we ain't seen nothin' yet, according to Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) - one of the nation's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies. 'Wait until the most-affected individuals get wind of what's in store for them; all hell could break loose,' she says.

Interim HealthCare of the Eastern Carolinas Takes Home Three Awards at the 37th Annual Association for Home and Hospice Care Convention
Tue, 14 Jul 2009, 13:42:48 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
SUNRISE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation's largest provider of home care and supplemental health care staffing services, is pleased to recognize Interim HealthCare of the Eastern Carolinas for their 25 years of service and their three local caregivers who received awards at the 37th Annual Association for Home and Hospice Care convention in Durham, North Carolina: Clayton Rich of Garland; Jennifer Jones of Pink Hill, and Melissa Britt of Orrum.

Narconon of Georgia Saves Lives of Orphaned Children in Honduras
Mon, 13 Jul 2009, 11:00:26 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Narconon of Georgia drug rehabilitation and education program has many outreach activities, but none may be more special than their dedication to saving lives of orphaned children addicted to glue in Honduras. Narconon Georgia staff recently made another trip to the troubled area, navigating the third-world country amidst an uprising of protesters, to help deliver treatment to these children.

Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor Names Dr. Michael Sundine to the Board
Thu, 09 Jul 2009, 17:30:35 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
COSTA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor, a new cutting edge outpatient surgical facility located within the Pacific Medical Plaza building at 1640 Newport Blvd, has named Michael J. Sundine, M.D., F.A.C.S., as its physician representative to the Board of Directors. Dr. Sundine is a board certified plastic surgeon based in Newport Beach, Calif.

Drinking and Drugs with University Life Lands Many Canadian Students in Trouble, says Narconon
Thu, 09 Jul 2009, 08:59:41 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's obvious that heavy drinkers are at more risk of getting injured, and in fact 30 to 40 percent of heavy drinkers are getting injured. In 2004 one third of Canadian under-graduate students reported heavy drinking, and 16 percent of these students reported frequent heavy drinking. 'The combination of binge drinking and illicit drug use has the potential of putting many of these students at a higher risk of developing an addiction,' said Nick Hayes, a representative of the Narconon drug rehab program in Canada.

Drug Crimes in Canada Cause Continuing Problems for Small Communities
Wed, 08 Jul 2009, 15:51:33 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Narconon drug rehab program organization has noticed a trend of many drug addicts being involved with drug related charges due to their addiction. 'You can have the everyday functioning addict who is battling a drug addiction, and just one day gets caught by police for possession of a small amount,' comments Nick Hayes, a representative of Narconon Trois-Rivieres.

Narconon Graduate Successfully Recovers From Prescription Drug Abuse
Fri, 03 Jul 2009, 13:46:19 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
DETROIT, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ramsy Darwish knows what it's like being addicted to prescription pain medication. In a recent story called America's 'Other' Drug Problem Prescription Medication Abuse with CNN's Rick Sanchez, Ramsy shared his story of addiction and recovery and how he got help, finally ending up at the Narconon Freedom Center drug and alcohol rehabilitation program.

No More 'Jon and Kate' Casualties
Wed, 01 Jul 2009, 07:00:50 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
PLAINVIEW, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. David Kreiner, a nationally renowned reproductive specialist, takes on the long-standing moral and medical dilemma of multiples with a unique approach to IVF designed to make single embryo transfer the standard of care available to everyone. Kreiner's East Coast Fertility center offers a critical twist on routine IVF services, with the new Single Embryo Incentive Program.

Live Broadcast of Drug Rehab Graduation at Canadian Narconon
Mon, 29 Jun 2009, 16:35:21 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The very first live Narconon graduation broadcast on the Internet, took place last Friday, June 26, to help celebrate the United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. This was the very first time a Narconon drug rehab center had publicly broadcast a Narconon graduation ceremony. The live feed started with different public service announcements from former graduates supporting the International Day Against Drugs.

MMDI Announces Agreement with Novation to Supply the Rebound HRD
Mon, 29 Jun 2009, 08:00:45 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Minnesota Medical Development, Inc. (MMDI) today announced that it has been awarded an agreement under Novation's 'New Medical Technology' program to supply its Rebound HRD and Rebound HRD V (hernia repair devices) to their alliance members, which includes: acute hospitals and systems, academic medical centers and ambulatory care facilities. The Rebound HRD® and HRD V are intended to assist in the repair and/or reinforcement of hernia or other soft tissue defects where weakness exists.

Get Long-Term Care Protection Now; Don't Wait for Health Reform, Industry Leader Advises
Mon, 29 Jun 2009, 06:00:32 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If and when Congress passes health reform legislation, it may or may not include a public option for long-term care, the assistance with daily living required by millions suffering from long-lasting illnesses or disabilities. If you're in the market for long-term care insurance, should you wait and see what materializes? Denise Gott says no; there's too much to lose and little to gain. Gott is Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC, one of the nation's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.

Starlight and CCFA Unveil Enhanced Web Resource for Young Adults with Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
Wed, 24 Jun 2009, 19:49:48 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For young adults with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, coping with their illness is a life-long struggle. Today Starlight Children's Foundation and the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation announced the unveiling of their redesigned Web site, UCandCrohns.org, originally designed in 2006 to help young IBD patients cope with their condition.

Canadian Narconon Supports International Day Against Drug Abuse
Wed, 24 Jun 2009, 15:58:23 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In 1987, the U.N. General Assembly dedicated the 26th of June, International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. This is an international celebration and a worldwide stand taken to strengthen action and cooperation throughout the globe, all working together to achieve a drug free society. Along with all the Narconon centers internationally, Narconon Trois-Rivieres will be celebrating this day Friday June 26, with a special graduation.

Potential Silver Bullet for Swine Flu and Most Common Infections Using Green Technology Patented in U.S. and Mexico
Wed, 24 Jun 2009, 13:48:07 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Argentech, Inc. today announced that it reached agreement with Invision International Health Solutions, Inc., to purchase the rights to Opti-Silver, a patented antibacterial and antiviral technology that utilizes ionic silver in a unique complex for optimal delivery in the human body. The complex was granted broad patent protection in the U.S. and, recently, in Mexico as well. It also has patent protection overseas.

Lower Back Pain is Targeted by LifeModeler, Inc. with Newly Released Software
Tue, 23 Jun 2009, 08:59:31 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LifeModeler, Inc., the leading global provider of biomechanical human body simulation tools and services, has released LumbarSIM™, a new product that adds to its family of unique 'virtual prototyping' software. This latest innovation directly addresses the needs of orthopedic device manufacturers and surgeons seeking ways to respond to the growing numbers of patients experiencing lower back pain.

Clinical Studies Validate Cancer Gene Delivery Platform: Landmark Publication Confirms Rexin-G Effectively Targets Metastatic Cancers and Improves Patient Survival
Mon, 22 Jun 2009, 12:45:51 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies stuns the medical and scientific communities with a dramatic demonstration of single-agent efficacy with its lead product, Rexin-G, for metastatic cancer. The landmark article documents the results of two related studies using Rexin-G, a tumor-targeted anti-cancer agent designed to seek-out and destroy metastatic cancers that have spread throughout the body.

Narconon Gulf Coast Announces 300th Graduate from Drug Rehabilitation Program
Fri, 19 Jun 2009, 06:00:07 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
DESTIN, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Narconon® Gulf Coast, a world-class substance abuse residential drug rehabilitation facility located in Destin, Florida, announces the graduation of its 300th student. Narconon Gulf Coast was founded by Randy and Deborah (Debbie) Ross after undergoing multiple unsuccessful attempts with other rehabilitation centers trying to help their own son.

For some reason: 'She hated her family' - New Drug Rehab Video Trailer
Wed, 17 Jun 2009, 19:28:08 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Narconon drug rehab program has just put together a small trailer of a very compelling and emotional interview of a former addict, now 11 years clean, and her baby sister. With the full release of the video to come out within the coming days, this sixty-second trailer gives a glimpse of this powerful interview. Filmed in Montreal, Canada, Sabrina started using drugs at a very young age, and prior to her drug use she was also a runaway.

Epeius Biotechnologies' Rexin-G Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer
Wed, 17 Jun 2009, 06:00:17 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies announced today that its lead product, Rexin-G, has been granted Fast Track designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use as a second-line treatment for advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer. The FDA Fast Track program, like Priority Review and Accelerated Approval, was implemented to facilitate the development and expedite the review of potentially important new drugs.

Reduce Relapse Thru Effective Drug Rehabilitation and Save Society Tens of Thousands of Dollars Per Addict, says Narconon
Fri, 12 Jun 2009, 13:58:58 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Drug rehabilitation will really impact society and save hundreds of billions of dollars,' says Clark Carr, president of Narconon International, 'when it demonstrates it can reduce relapse to drugs, not just keep addicts off the streets for a few months.' Recently reviewing statistics of Narconon program graduates, Carr compared them to the costs society would have had if Narconon's recovered addicts had continued to do drugs. Carr estimates that since 1990 in the United States alone the Narconon network might have saved city, county, state, and federal governments minimally $1.5 billion.

Bioenergy Life Project Announces Community Event to Document Benefits of Bioenergy on Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis
Wed, 10 Jun 2009, 19:52:55 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Bioenergy Life Project announces the first community event to document the benefits of Bioenergy therapy on Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. The event will last from July 13th to 16th 2009 at the Marina Del Rey Hotel, Marina Del Rey, Calif. The Bioenergy Life Project offers the public a free opportunity to experience a unique, safe and gentle alternative solution to long term, chronic illness.

The World's Smallest Hero! Rexin-G, Targeted Therapy for Metastatic Cancers
Tue, 09 Jun 2009, 07:59:24 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies' Rexin-G is the world's smallest hero. Imagine if you will, a tiny particle that can travel freely within the human body seeking out cancerous tissues and metastatic tumors that have spread far and wide. Imagine an entire army of these tiny nano-particles seeking out and accumulating to high concentrations within the flagrant, otherwise intractable tumors with one goal in mind: to destroy the metastatic cancers from the inside.

In response to recent killings in Juarez drug rehabilitation center
Thu, 04 Jun 2009, 06:00:24 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'More drug rehabilitation and broader drug prevention, not less, is needed if we intend long-term reduction in drugs and crime along our border,' says Clark Carr, president of Narconon International, a network of over 150 drug rehab and education centers. 'The ONDCP, the UNODC, the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, in fact, governments everywhere agree that reducing drug demand must parallel military and police interdiction.'

Practitioners Face $3 Billion Loss to Silent PPOs
Mon, 01 Jun 2009, 14:07:06 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
HOUSTON, Texas, June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SALUS Medical Solutions of Houston, Texas has developed new software technology that promises to quickly uncover unauthorized discounts, detect Silent PPO activity and spotlight undetected re-pricing methods used by insurance companies and third-party payers. The proprietary software, CLOAK2 (Computerized Logistic and Organizational Algorithmic (K)laims (K)alculator), was developed specifically to recover the lost revenue in the closed files from hospitals, clinics and private practitioners.

Narconon Drug Rehab Center and Volunteers Collaborate to Save Lives in Mazatlan, Mexico
Fri, 29 May 2009, 08:00:28 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Narconon drug rehabilitation techniques are exactly what we have been searching for,' says Victor Capaceta, director of two Mazatlan rehab facilities, named La Loma and La Veinte de Noviembre. Victor and other staff are currently training at the Narconon Navojoa center in the state of Sonora. They intend to bring home what they learn to help their more than 100 students struggling with addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

Denver Dental Practice Protects Patients from Identity Theft with idBUSINESS FTC 'Red Flag Rules' Compliance Module
Wed, 27 May 2009, 17:09:23 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
DENVER, Colo., May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A victim of identity theft himself in late 2008, Denver dentist Dr. Miles B. Collett this spring implemented a patient data security solution by Denver-based idBUSINESS. The solution, which ensures the protection of personal information and guarantees complete restoration of 'prior to event' status in the event of a patient data breach protects both his approximately 750 patients and his 25-year practice from the impact of identity theft.

Rexin-G Controls Tumor Growth and Improves Survival in Chemotherapy-Resistant Sarcoma and Osteosarcoma: Phase I/II and Phase II Studies, ASCO 2009
Mon, 18 May 2009, 12:45:19 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN MARINO, Calif., May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies today announced the results of two related studies using Rexin-G®, a tumor-targeted anti-cancer agent designed to seek-out and destroy metastatic cancers that have spread throughout the body. While Rexin-G is currently approved for the treatment of all solid tumors in the Republic of the Philippines, Epeius Biotech is conducting a series of advanced Phase I/II studies and a Phase II confirmatory trial in the U.S.

7 Year-Old Patient Designs New Line of Baby Wipes Cases: The 'HOPE Heart' - Designed by Children, to Benefit Children
Wed, 13 May 2009, 16:17:49 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cover Me Blue has partnered with The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to create a new line of baby wipes cases, designed by a 7 year old patient at the hospital. All proceeds of the sale of this collection will be donated to the Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit at CHOP.

The Narconon Founder Promotes Drug Education
Thu, 07 May 2009, 18:15:59 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, Canada, May 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Narconon Trois-Rivieres has recently been promoting a newly discovered drug education video delivered by the founder of the Narconon program, William Benitez. In this drug education video, Will was able to prove to the audience that any addiction can be overcome, and you do not have to live with it for the rest of your life. Today, addiction is labelled as a disease among other things.

STAT Medical Consulting Works with Medicare to Get California Physicians Paid
Mon, 04 May 2009, 12:15:38 EDTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In today's economy, more than ever, every dollar counts. That's why STAT Medical Consulting, Inc. announces that they are working with physicians who are struggling with Medicare payments to prevent their cash flow from becoming a flat line.

MMDI's Rebound HRD V Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance
Wed, 29 Apr 2009, 11:42:28 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Minnesota Medical Development, Inc. (MMDI) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance to its new Rebound HRD V (Hernia Repair Device). The Rebound HRD V is intended to assist in the repair and/or reinforcement of hernia or other soft tissue defects where weakness exists and where the support of a nonabsorbable material is preferred.

New Medical Device: Swine Flu Could Be Detected in 15 Minutes
Mon, 27 Apr 2009, 19:33:58 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
AURORA, Colo., April 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A Colorado company has created a disposable medical device that can - in 15 minutes - detect the presence of disease in a single drop of body fluid. 'We have developed a device that can address major pandemics, like the swine flu one that's threatening to emerge,' said Beacon Biotechnology CEO, Fred Mitchell. 'It could be used at airports, border crossings and at makeshift clinics designed to quarantine people infected with the disease.'

Thermal Angel Supports Infection Control during the Golden Hour
Mon, 27 Apr 2009, 06:59:12 EDTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
DALLAS, Texas, April 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Estill Medical Technologies, Inc., the industry leader in portable blood and IV fluid warming therapy, announces the expansion of its Thermal Angel sales and marketing efforts. The Thermal Angel reduces the chance of mortality by quickly controlling core body temperature and infection risk.

North Carolina Chiropractor Gets Your Head on Straight
Thu, 23 Apr 2009, 11:44:18 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Atlas Family Chiropractic is excited to announce that they are offering state-of-the-art chiropractic therapies in their new Asheville, NC office located in the Pioneer Building at 190 Broadway Avenue, Suite 202. Dr. David Nygaard, MS, MBA, DC, Board Certified Atlas Orthogonist, Palmer College Graduate and owner of Atlas Family Chiropractic is a recognized expert in the advanced specialty of Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic.

Media Alert: Terasaki Foundation to Host Update on Higher Incidence of Glaucoma among Asians
Wed, 01 Apr 2009, 11:58:55 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISO, Calif., April 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Glaucoma Research Foundation with Hisako and Paul I. Terasaki, MD will host an update and reception on Thursday, May 7, 2009 to detail newly released research into the incidence of glaucoma in the Asian American Community. 'Asians and Glaucoma: A Different Spectrum of the Disease' will be presented by Shan Lin, MD, associate clinical professor of ophthalmology at the University of California-San Francisco

Obama Supports Gang Violence with White House Policies Says Pastor Craig X Rubin
Fri, 27 Mar 2009, 12:28:01 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pastor Rubin of The Family Church takes donations for medical marijuana at his Beverly Hills Green Cross located at 2370 Robertson Blvd. in Los Angeles. The Pastor says, 'Obama is missing the boat on cannabis and Clinton's policy promotes the type of violence we are seeing in Mexico rather than ending it.'

New Award-Winning Documentary on Terri Schiavo will be Featured at the National Right to Life Convention
Thu, 26 Mar 2009, 12:08:59 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) will have a special screening of the new documentary, 'The Terri Schiavo Story' (Franklin Springs Family Media), at their national convention in June. Additionally, National Right to Life will be endorsing the film in their April edition of the National Right to Life News which is sent out to nearly 400,000 subscribers.

Medical Tourism - Choosing a Mexican Cancer Clinic
Fri, 13 Mar 2009, 13:30:49 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
MIDDLEBURY, Ind., March 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Every year, thousands of US citizens travel to Mexico for cancer treatment, because clinics there offer non-toxic therapies and the cost is much less expensive, says TMD Unlimited, a medical tourism corporation. When Tom Teeter was diagnosed with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), he went to three different Mexican clinics, and had good experiences and bad. In telling their story, the Teeters hope to help other cancer patients taking this journey.

New DNA Test is Basis for Groundbreaking IVF Refund Plan, Easing Financial Burden for Patients
Thu, 05 Mar 2009, 17:58:43 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y., March 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institutes of Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) announced today the introduction of the world's first CGH-Risk Sharing Plan that guarantees qualified IVF patients a baby or offers a full refund of the clinic's medical fees. CGH is an acronym for Comparative Genomic Hybridization - a genetic process that analyzes the chromosomal integrity of the egg or embryo prior to it being transferred to a woman's uterus in the course of In Vitro Fertilization.

FTC Identity Theft Regulations Create Consumer Protection Liability for Physician and Dental Healthcare Practice 'Creditors'
Tue, 03 Mar 2009, 16:43:08 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
DENVER, Colo., March 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Consumers should expect identity theft protection from their healthcare providers, such as physicians and dental practices, now that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has definitively clarified them as 'creditors' under the 'Red Flag' provisions of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (FACTA), according to identity theft security expert and identity recovery services provider idBUSINESS.

Affinity Healthcare LLC Adds Chiropractic and Acupuncture Services
Tue, 03 Mar 2009, 13:36:15 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., March 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Affinity Healthcare LLC, a multi-specialty medical group practice with northwest Chicago suburban offices located in Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, and Wheeling, announces the addition of Chiropractic and Acupuncture healthcare services. Dr. Jason Y. Hui, DC, FIAMA, NMD, will treat patients by appointment at the Affinity Healthcare LLC office.

New Group for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Thu, 26 Feb 2009, 16:26:08 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
WARRINGTON, Pa., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Special Equestrians is proud to announce the launch of a new program for children diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum. 'We successfully completed a pilot of this program and were so pleased with the results that we are opening the group to our currently enrolled riders.' Deb Saffern, one of the Occupational Therapists who works at Special Equestrians attributes the groups success to 'the social interaction between the children, the one-on-one attention each child receives, along with the repetition of activities, and the variety of activities.'

Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor Near Completion; Expected to Open Spring 2009
Tue, 24 Feb 2009, 12:57:12 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor announced today it is entering its final phase of construction and near completion. The center will be a Medicare and Joint Commission accredited Ambulatory Surgical Facility and is expected to open in Spring 2009.

PreViser Corporation and MacPractice Announce Cooperation Agreement
Mon, 23 Feb 2009, 15:25:41 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
MOUNT VERNON, Wash., and LINCOLN, Neb., Feb. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PreViser Corporation, a world leader in risk and disease analytic software designed to enhance treatment planning for patients affected by oral disease, today announced a cooperation agreement with MacPractice, Inc., the nation's leading provider of dental practice management software running on the Macintosh computer platform.

Study Finds Lifeclinic Self-Testing Health Stations in Workplace Help Reduce Hypertension and Obesity
Fri, 13 Feb 2009, 16:30:16 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
BURTONSVILLE, Md., Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new study finds that Lifeclinic automated self-testing health stations in the workplace are a valuable tool for employees and employers in the management of hypertension and obesity. Results of the study appear in the January 2009 issue of Postgraduate Medicine, a peer-reviewed medical journal.

Beginners Luck, or Creative Artists of the First Rank? Epeius Biotechnologies Launches Rexin-G eBook Tutorial
Thu, 12 Feb 2009, 15:58:45 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN MARINO, Calif., Feb. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies announces the launch of its new informative website, containing an award-winning video and an interactive e-book designed to introduce the general public to the tumor-targeting and cancer-destroying biotechnologies behind the clinical development of Rexin-G. Honored as the first and so far only targeted, genetic medicine that has been validated in clinical trials worldwide (Nature Reviews, Genetics, 2007), Rexin-G is designed to seek-out and destroy metastatic cancers that are resistant to chemotherapy and which have spread throughout the body.

iChart(TM) for Apple iPhone(R) Awarded 2009 Hot Product by Medical Records Institute
Mon, 09 Feb 2009, 13:15:09 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Feb. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Medical Records Institute last week awarded iChart(TM) EMR from Caretools as one of the most innovative healthcare information technology products of the year. The award was presented at the 2009 TEPR+ meeting held in Palm Springs California. TEPR Awards identify outstanding health information technology and electronic medical record (EMR) innovations and solutions. Tom Giannulli, MD, MS, founder - Caretools(TM), was one of the four distinguished honorees recognized during the Opening Session of the 25th Annual TEPR+ Conference.

VHL Family Alliance Announced Partner in Rare Disease Day
Thu, 05 Feb 2009, 17:28:16 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) is coordinating the observance of Rare Disease Day in the United States on February 28, 2009. VHL Family Alliance announced today that on that day, and in the weeks leading up to it, they will join with others around the world in focusing on rare disease challenges and the importance of research in developing diagnostics and treatments.

World's First Website for Patients to Share Diagnostic-Quality Medical Images
Tue, 03 Feb 2009, 11:59:51 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
DURHAM, N.C., Feb. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Heart Imaging Technologies (HeartIT(R)) today publicly announced the world's first free website allowing patients to upload and share diagnostic-quality medical images using nothing but a standard web browser, webpax.com. 'Patients can literally email a web link to someone halfway around the world allowing them to instantly view movies of a beating heart,' said Brent Reed, HeartIT's Vice President for Sales and Marketing. 'And the best part about it is that the service is completely free.'

New Edition of Medicaid Planning Book Features Two New Chapters on Veterans Benefits
Wed, 28 Jan 2009, 18:30:54 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phylius Press, publisher of the leading book on how to qualify for nursing home Medicaid coverage, has announced a new affiliation with author Thomas Day of the National Care Planning Council. Mr. Day has contributed two new chapters on veterans benefits for nursing home residents to the recently published third edition (2009) of Phylius Press's flagship book, 'How to Protect Your Family's Assets from Devastating Nursing Home Costs: Medicaid Secrets,' (ISBN 9780979080142) by attorney K. Gabriel Heiser.

One of Nature's Slowest Creatures Provides a Fast, Natural Solution to Chronic Pain
Tue, 27 Jan 2009, 19:16:29 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
CENTERVILLE, Ohio, Jan. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Snails. Most people think little of these small creatures, aside from the stories of their slow movement, or the unusual French dining option. In a pain management center in Centerville, Ohio, these creatures are also taking a turn in helping others - by providing relief to patients living a life filled with chronic pain. The Pain Evaluation & Management Center of Ohio had been offering patients the use of Prialt(R), a substance derived from snail venom.

Rexin-G Shrinks Metastatic Tumors and Triples Survival Time in Chemotherapy-Resistant Pancreatic Cancer
Mon, 19 Jan 2009, 20:32:23 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN MARINO, Calif., Jan. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies announced the results of a U.S. Phase I/II study evaluating the safety and efficacy of Rexin-G in chemotherapy-resistant metastatic pancreatic cancer (ASCO GI Symposium, #249; Sant P Chawla, P.I., January 2009). Rexin-G was well tolerated and there was no dose-limiting toxicity. At Dose Level I, three patients achieved stable disease with no tumor progression; and at Dose Level II, one patient had a 37 percent decrease in tumor size and five patients exhibited disease stabilization with no tumor progression.

Hudson Valley Eye Doctors Urge Eye Exams During National Glaucoma Awareness Month
Wed, 14 Jan 2009, 11:46:06 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
NEWBURGH, N.Y., Jan. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In recognition of Glaucoma Awareness Month, Highland Ophthalmology Associates, in Newburgh, NY, will be offering free glaucoma screenings on Saturday, January 24, 2009. Highland Ophthalmology Associates encourages anyone at risk to please participate in their Glaucoma Awareness Program.

Silver Safety Pyramid Provides Guidelines for Safe Usage of Any Ionic Silver or Colloidal Silver Supplement
Thu, 08 Jan 2009, 07:59:47 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Silver Safety Committee today announced its creation of the Silver Safety Pyramid, which is designed to enable anyone to easily determine safe usage levels of any dietary supplement containing silver, typically referred to as ionic silver or colloidal silver.

Capzule Launches iPhone Web Application for Physicians and Slashes Price
Thu, 18 Dec 2008, 06:30:13 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
DETROIT, Mich., Dec. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Webahn Inc. announces the launch of iPhone Web application for its online Electronic Medical Records (EMR) service - Capzule.com - at a low starting price of $50 per month. Capzule makes it possible for physicians to care for their patients while off site.

Epeius Biotech Awarded Patents in Europe for Targeted Genetic Anti-Cancer Medicine: Company Expands Impressive Intellectual Property Estate
Tue, 16 Dec 2008, 11:36:13 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN MARINO, Calif., Dec. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation, a leader in tumor-targeted gene delivery systems, has received two additional European patents for the platform targeting technologies and molecular designs that enable precision gene delivery to primary cancers and metastatic lesions that have spread throughout the body. With profound demonstrations of clinical benefit and single-agent-efficacy, as well as overall safety, Epeius Biotech continues to lead the field of clinical gene medicine with the advent of pathotropic targeting.

Obama Health Plan Not Likely to Embrace Long Term Care, Industry Leader Says
Wed, 10 Dec 2008, 06:30:57 ESTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you've put off getting long term care insurance, should you put it off a bit longer, anticipating the new administration's health plan? 'I wouldn't advise it,' says Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agencies. 'Long term care has never been a part of any candidate's overall health care reform proposal, and likely never will be.'

Rexin-G Controls Tumor Growth and Improves Survival in Chemotherapy-Resistant Soft Tissue Sarcoma and Osteosarcoma
Thu, 20 Nov 2008, 19:28:29 ESTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN MARINO, Calif., Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies announced today the results of Phase I/II and II studies of Rexin-G in chemotherapy-resistant metastatic soft tissue sarcoma and osteosarcoma, as presented by Dr. Sant P. Chawla, principal investigator, at the CTOS 14th annual meetings held in London UK on November 13-15, 2008. Patients received repeated infusions of Rexin-G i.v. over a period up to 9 months.

Interim HealthCare Recognizes Outstanding Franchisees at National Clinical Symposium
Wed, 19 Nov 2008, 12:31:00 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SUNRISE, Fla., Nov. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Interim HealthCare, the nation's largest provider of home care and health care staffing services, announced the recipients of the 'National Quality Awards' for 2008 at their annual National Clinical Symposium meeting in Savannah, Georgia. The awards recognize Interim home care offices for patient satisfaction, and Medicare-certified offices for performance on CMS public measures of quality.

USPTO Issues a Notice of Allowance for MMDI's BetaWire(TM) Guidewire Patent
Wed, 19 Nov 2008, 10:51:10 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Nov. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Minnesota Medical Development, Inc. (MMDI) today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a Notice of Allowance for the company's BetaWire(TM) guidewire technology. The BetaWire(TM) is a super-torque interventional guidewire manufactured from a Beta Titanium alloy. Guidewires are thin, flexible wires that are used to facilitate the placement of balloon catheters and other diagnostic and therapeutic devices.

Shortness of Breath? Stronger Lungs for Better Breathing (100-percent Drug Free)
Tue, 18 Nov 2008, 12:55:34 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Expand-A-Lung(TM) Breathing Resistance Exerciser from Expand-A-Lung, Inc. was selected the #1 choice of the L.A. Times for breathing fitness training. Jorge Brouwer, inventor of the most compact (4-inches) breathing exerciser, manufactures and markets the easy to use Expand-A-Lung.

Biometric Technologies Inc. Selects SecuGen's Hamster(TM) IV Fingerprint Reader to Reduce Phantom Billing
Mon, 03 Nov 2008, 16:53:04 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce that Biometric Technologies, Inc. has integrated the SecuGen Hamster(TM) IV into BIOCLAIM(R), their flagship software product. BIOCLAIM is the only medical billing solution that provides biometric confirmation that a patient was actually present to receive healthcare services.

ACE Vision Group, Inc. Announces New Global Medical Director, Dr. Marguerite McDonald
Thu, 30 Oct 2008, 16:53:04 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
SILVER LAKE, Ohio, Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACE Vision Group, Inc. today announced the appointment of Marguerite McDonald, M.D. as Global Medical Director. Dr. McDonald is a cornea / refractive / anterior segment specialist for Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island, Lynbrook, NY. She is presently a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at New York University (NYU) in Manhattan and an Adjunct Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

Rexin-G Returns to The Big Apple: Clinical Trials for Pancreatic Cancer and Breast Cancer Open in Manhattan
Wed, 29 Oct 2008, 15:11:24 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN MARINO, Calif., Oct. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today the expansion of clinical trials using intravenous Rexin-G for pancreatic cancer and breast cancer in Manhattan, New York. Rexin-G is the world's first tumor-targeted genetic medicine that is designed to seek out and destroy both primary tumors and metastatic cancers that have spread throughout the body.

SELECT TRIAL used Selenomethionine Instead of High-Selenium Yeast, SelenoExcell(R)
Wed, 29 Oct 2008, 11:50:00 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cypress Systems, Inc, a Fresno CA based biotechnology company, emphasizes that the SELECT TRIAL results - that were announced yesterday - used a form of selenium known as selenomethionine. The SELECT TRIAL found no effects of either selenomethionine or vitamin E on the incidence of prostate cancer. See Related Website at cypsystems.com.

Doctor Travels from Michigan to Mongolia to Lend a Hand
Tue, 28 Oct 2008, 17:10:57 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
DETROIT, Mich., Oct. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Allure Medical Spa announces that Dr. Kotlus, a cosmetic and oculofacial plastic surgeon in Shelby Township, Michigan, spent the last two weeks of September, 2008 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on a humanitarian medical mission. He worked with a group of Mongolian surgeons to train them in eyelid and facial reconstructive surgery. He assisted them with advanced surgical cases including facial bone reconstructions, eyelid reconstructions, and facial tumor resections.

Interim HealthCare Recognized at National Association of Home Care and Hospice Annual Meeting
Wed, 22 Oct 2008, 15:08:46 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
SUNRISE, Fla., Oct. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Interim HealthCare, the nation's leading provider of home care, hospice and health care staffing, was recognized at the National Association of Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) Annual Meeting by opening keynote speaker, Author, Broadcast Journalist with CNN, Inside Politics, NBC, CBS and Humanitarian Judy Woodruff.

Free Fertility Consultations to be Offered by Sher Institutes in Support of National Infertility Awareness Week
Fri, 17 Oct 2008, 16:04:26 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM(R)) announced today that their physicians across the country will offer free fertility consultations in support of National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW), which runs October 19-25, 2008. Conceived by Resolve: the National Infertility Association, NIAW is in its 19th year. The theme this year is 'Taking Charge of Your Fertility.'

Patient AdvoCare and Melior Consulting Group to Host Patient Empowerment and Partnership Conference
Thu, 16 Oct 2008, 11:41:21 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
NEEDHAM, Mass., Oct. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Patient AdvoCare and Melior Consulting Group are hosting a first-of-its kind conference for patient advocates at 'Empowering Patients to Partner with Clinicians,' on November 14. The conference will feature keynote presentations by two nationally known patient safety experts.

Digital Hearing Aids Correct Hearing Loss and Prevent Job Loss
Wed, 15 Oct 2008, 17:05:46 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
CORNELIUS, N.C., Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the uncertainty in today's economy, job loss is a valid concern for everyone. And, for anyone struggling with a hearing impairment, the purchase of a modern digital hearing aid could preserve their career as well as their ability to hear; HearPod's hearing aids can help.

Surgeons Perform Groundbreaking Minimally Invasive Surgery for Chest Deformity
Tue, 14 Oct 2008, 16:39:09 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
NORFOLK, Va., Oct. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Surgeons at Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters (CHKD) have successfully performed a groundbreaking, minimally invasive surgery on three patients with pectus carinatum, a chest-wall deformity that causes the chest to jut out like the breast of a bird.

Targeting Metastatic Cancer from the Inside: Epeius Biotech Reveals a New Generation of Tools for Medical Gene Delivery
Mon, 06 Oct 2008, 12:14:50 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN MARINO, Calif., Oct. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced the publication of another landmark paper describing recent technological advances in medical gene delivery. The latest scientific paper, entitled 'Targeting metastatic cancer from the inside: A new generation of targeted gene delivery vectors enables personalized cancer vaccination in situ,' was published in the October issue of the International Journal of Oncology.

Peoria Fertility Practice Welcomes New Physician
Fri, 03 Oct 2008, 18:58:48 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
PEORIA, Ill., Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM(R)) have announced that Natalie Schultz, M.D. will assume the role of Medical Director of SIRM-Central Illinois, located in Peoria. Dr. Schultz brings to SIRM more than 20 years' experience in assisted reproductive technologies. She has been involved with top IVF programs in Chicago, Boston and Indianapolis.

New From Bad Beaver Publishing! Lady's Hands, Lion's Heart, A Midwife's Saga by Carol Leonard
Thu, 25 Sep 2008, 15:06:59 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
CONCORD, N.H., Sept. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Announcing a new book from Bad Beaver Publishing, 'Lady's Hands, Lion's Heart, A Midwife's Saga' (ISBN 978-0-615-19550-6, 368 Pages, Price: $15.00), by author Carol Leonard. Often laugh-out-loud funny and irreverent, occasionally disturbing and deeply sorrowful, 'Lady's Hands, Lion's Heart' is the saga of Ms. Leonard's journey as New Hampshire's first modern midwife.

Harvard Doctor Offers Peace of Mind to Florence and Tuscany Travelers
Wed, 24 Sep 2008, 11:11:32 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Navigate Health International, an innovator in international medical assistance services, announces its first service line, Florence Medical Assistance. Florence Medical Assistance is a service providing coordinated access to medical care for internationals living in or visiting Florence, Italy, and the nearby Tuscan countryside. This service, with its high level of in-person client assistance, will be the first of its kind in the travel industry.

LifeModeler, Inc. Provides $400,000 Grant to Inmotion Musculoskeletal Institute
Thu, 18 Sep 2008, 13:07:10 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Sept. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A software grant that could lead to orthopedic surgeons being able to immediately gauge the effectiveness of implanted joints has been announced by LifeModeler, Inc. The company, a leading global provider of biomechanical human body simulation tools and services, will provide $400,000 of software and services to InMotion Musculoskeletal Institute and the University of Memphis, Memphis, Tenn.

Eularis Releases First-Ever Study on ROI of Pre-Launch Named Patient Programmes
Tue, 16 Sep 2008, 15:07:49 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. and LONDON, U.K., Sept. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eularis today announced the release of a first-ever study on the ROI of named patient programmes (NPP), also known as compassionate use programs. The paper, "Implementing a pre-launch named patient programme - evidence of increased market share," provides pharmaceutical companies with insight and mathematical justification into the cash market share and revenue impact of pre-launch NPPs on brands, while outlining the benefits and challenges that they create.

Epeius Biotechnologies' Lead Product, Rexin-G for Metastatic Cancer, Aptly Highlighted by National Cancer Institute Journal
Mon, 15 Sep 2008, 11:06:58 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN MARINO, Calif., Sept. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced that Rexin-G, its lead product in development for metastatic cancer, has been highlighted in a recent NEWS article published by the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI, Sept. 9, 2008). The article, authored by Vickie Brower, describes recent advances and new approaches in genetic medicine that may succeed where small molecules and proteins have failed.

Southwest Ohio's First and Largest Outpatient Pain Clinic Continues to Grow Despite Weak Economy
Wed, 27 Aug 2008, 14:03:07 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
CENTERVILLE, Ohio, Aug. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Richard Donnini, President and Founder of the Pain Evaluation and Management Center of Ohio has recently announced that Dr. Mark Thomas, one of the most renowned addiction and pain medicine specialists in the State of Ohio, has joined the team at PEMCO.

MMDI's Rebound HRD(R) Receives Separate Reimbursement Procedure Coding for Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Tue, 12 Aug 2008, 13:18:45 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Minnesota Medical Development, Inc. (MMDI) today announced that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have agreed to create seven new ICD-9-CM reimbursement procedure codes for its new Rebound HRD (Hernia Repair Device). The new coding will become effective October 1, 2008. The Rebound HRD was recently FDA 510(k) cleared and is intended to assist in the repair and/or reinforcement of hernia or other soft tissue defects.

Launch of HealixTecc(TM): Engineered Orthotics for Professionals
Mon, 11 Aug 2008, 14:22:04 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
WHIPPANY, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Poly-Gel Inc., along with its consulting and business development partner, Salesreach LLC, announces the launch of HealixTecc: Engineered Orthotics for Professionals. The HealixTecc line consists of a collection of four lightweight, breathable foot beds, shock absorbing heel cups and wedges, adhesive gel sheeting, and all-gel toe and finger caps.

O.C. Foot Surgeon Receives International Recognition
Mon, 28 Jul 2008, 19:32:33 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
LAKE FOREST, Calif., July 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Orange County foot surgeon Dr. Richard Moy is widely recognized as the developer of 'virtually pain-free' bunion surgery. Normally, bunion surgeries are painful and require lengthy recovery time. But signed patient affidavits (compiled since July of 2005) confirm that 97-percent of Dr. Moy's patients describe their surgery and recovery as virtually pain free.

CareTools Announces iChart Available on Apple App Store
Mon, 21 Jul 2008, 19:20:38 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., July 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CareTools Inc., an industry recognized mobile healthcare information technology leader, today announced its native digital medical record system for iPhone and iPod touch will be available tomorrow on the Apple App Store.

PreViser Corporation Appoints Director of Medical Technology to Expand Further into Medicine
Tue, 15 Jul 2008, 19:41:04 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
MOUNT VERNON, Wash., July 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PreViser Corporation, a leader in oral health risk assessment and management, announced that Dr. Randy R. Nolf, DDS has been appointed as their new Director of Medical Technology. PreViser has the only patented, research-validated software that allows all dental professionals to accurately analyze patients' current oral health and future risk of oral diseases or problems.

Popular Orthopedics Medical Handbook Now Available in Portuguese
Tue, 15 Jul 2008, 11:45:28 EDTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
NEW YORK, N.Y., July 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Due to high demand in Brazil, a popular medical handbook, Fracture Classifications in Clinical Practice (ISBN: 978-184-628-0252), has recently been published in Portuguese by DiLivros Publishing company. Authored by Dr. Seyed Behrooz Mostofi, FRCS (Tr&Orth), the book benefits an array of orthopedic medical professionals and helps them to communicate with greater accuracy and precision.

Electronic Medical Records Are No Longer Limited to Physicians with Deep Pockets
Tue, 15 Jul 2008, 09:52:08 EDTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
LATHRUP VILLAGE, Mich., July 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Webahn Inc. announces the launch of an online electronic medical records application - Capzule.com. This new system makes it affordable for small physician groups to make the switch.

Jim 'Catfish' Hunter Foundation and The ALS Association Announce Opening of ALS Clinic at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in September
Thu, 10 Jul 2008, 12:55:07 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
GREENVILLE, N.C., July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The ALS Association - Jim 'Catfish' Hunter Chapter today announced that Pitt County Memorial Hospital will open an Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) clinic in late September. ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, is a neurodegenerative disease that attacks nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, leading to progressive paralysis usually in less than five years.

Affinity Healthcare LLC Launches Travel Medicine Services
Wed, 09 Jul 2008, 09:50:36 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., July 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Affinity Healthcare LLC, a medical group practice with northwest Chicago suburban offices located in Buffalo Grove, Wheeling, and Arlington Heights, announces new Travel Medicine services offered at the Arlington Heights office. This international travel consultation and inoculation service is open to established patients of Affinity Healthcare, as well as the general public.

FDA Grants Epeius Biotechnologies' Rexin-G A Third Orphan Drug Designation, This Time for the Treatment of Soft Tissue Sarcomas
Tue, 08 Jul 2008, 18:01:25 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN MARINO, Calif., July 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced that Rexin-G has been granted Orphan Drug Designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of all soft tissue sarcomas. This latest approval is the third clinical indication for which Rexin-G has been formally recognized by the FDA in the United States.

Epeius Biotechnologies' Tumor-Targeted Rexin-G Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for The Treatment of Osteosarcoma
Tue, 08 Jul 2008, 14:42:48 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN MARINO, Calif., July 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced that Rexin-G has been granted Orphan Drug Designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of osteosarcoma. Based on several criteria, including the rarity, seriousness, and current lack of effective therapies for metastatic osteosarcoma, as well as the scientific and medicinal merit of Rexin-G, the granting of Orphan Drug Status by the FDA validates the unique clinical development strategy.

Renowned Fertility Specialist, Steven A. Brody, M.D., Ph.D. to Anchor New San Diego Medical Institute
Fri, 27 Jun 2008, 19:21:33 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine(R) (SIRM) have announced the opening of an office in La Jolla, California, with Dr. Steven A. Brody accepting the position of Scientific Director and attending physician. Dr. Brody is a world renowned physician, author, and reproductive health expert with longstanding ties to San Diego.

Expand-A-Lung(TM) Breathing Resistance Exerciser Selected as Top Choice for Respiratory Fitness Training by the L.A. Times
Mon, 16 Jun 2008, 23:45:30 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
MIAMI, Fla., June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Have you exercised your lungs today? The Expand-A-Lung(TM) Breathing Resistance Exerciser has been selected as the top choice for respiratory fitness training by the L.A. Times. Jorge Brouwer, inventor of the most compact (4-inches) breathing exerciser, manufactures and markets the easy to use Expand-A-Lung.

Internationally Renowned Fertility Educator and Patient Advocate Partners with Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine
Mon, 09 Jun 2008, 10:12:07 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
LAS VEGAS, Nev., June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine(R) announced today that Pamela Madsen has been named as Director of Client/Practice Relations to service its 15 offices across the United States. Additionally, Ms. Madsen will be representing ReproCure, a reproductive genetics laboratory, to help promote its mission of providing fertility preservation (egg freezing/banking) services to fertility clinics.

Phase I/II Study of Targeted Gene Delivery In Vivo - Intravenous Infusions of REXIN-G
Thu, 29 May 2008, 13:19:21 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN MARINO, Calif., May 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies announced today the results of an on-going Phase I/II study of Rexin-G for metastatic bone and soft tissue sarcoma (J Clin Oncol 26: 14509, 2008). Rexin-G is the first and so far only targeted gene therapy vector that has been tested in the clinic (Nature Reviews/Genetics 2007).

CYNACON / OCuSOFT(R) Announces OCuSOFT(R) Lid Scrub(TM) PLUS Now Available in CVS Pharmacies
Wed, 28 May 2008, 01:05:25 EDTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
RICHMOND, Texas, May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CYNACON / OCuSOFT(R) (OCuSOFT(R), Inc.), a company specializing in ophthalmic research, development and supply to ophthalmologists and optometrists, is pleased to announce that as a convenience to all patients, OCuSOFT(R) Lid Scrub(TM) Plus is now available in CVS pharmacies, nationwide.

Detroit Fathers Opt for Cosmetic Enhancement, Not Power Tools, This June
Tue, 27 May 2008, 18:58:38 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter,' said Satchel Paige... but, if you ask the men that frequent cosmetic surgeon Mark Berkowitz's office (Accents Cosmetic Surgery and Medical Spa) they will explain how powerful the mind can be. In our society that values youthful beauty, men no longer have the option of aging with grace as they compete for jobs and women.

Targeted Gene Delivery Signals Cancer Vaccination in Vivo
Tue, 27 May 2008, 11:40:00 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN MARINO, Calif., May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies announced today that the results of a Phase I Feasibility Study of sequential targeted gene delivery-using Rexin-G followed by Reximmune-C-for cancer vaccination will be presented at the ASCO meetings in Chicago on June 1, 2008 (J Clin Oncol 26:3077, 2008). Rexin-G and Reximmune-C are pathotropic (disease-seeking) nanoparticles bearing a cytocidal cyclin G1 gene and a granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF) gene, respectively.

TARGETED GENE DELIVERY IN VIVO: Rexin-G Monotherapy Reveals Significant Biological Activity without Toxicity in Chemo-Resistant Metastatic Breast Cancer (ASCO 2008)
Thu, 22 May 2008, 12:46:02 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN MARINO, Calif., May 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies announced today the promising results of an on-going United States-based Phase I/II study of Rexin-G for metastatic breast cancer that is refractory to conventional chemotherapy (J Clin Oncol 26:14509, 2008). This clinical trial employed intra-patient dose-escalations of Rexin-G given i.v. two to three times a week for 4 weeks, with doses ranging from 2 x 10e11 cfu to 6 x 10e11 cfu per week.

Affinity Healthcare LLC Receives Accreditation for CT and Ultrasound
Tue, 20 May 2008, 13:16:27 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Affinity Healthcare LLC's diagnostic imaging practice located at 1051 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights, IL was recently awarded accreditation for Computed Tomography (CT), as the result of a recent survey by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Affinity Imaging has also been awarded accreditation by the ACR for Nuclear Medicine and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).

PreViser and Oral Health Innovations Ltd Form UK Partnership to Provide Oral Health Scoring and Risk Analysis
Tue, 20 May 2008, 01:12:19 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
MOUNT VERNON, Wash., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PreViser Corporation, a Washington State-based provider of patented oral disease and risk assessment technology to the dental profession, announced today the finalization of a licensing agreement with Oral Health Innovations (OHI) Ltd of Birmingham, England to market PreViser technology to dentists within the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

ASCO 2008: Tumor-Targeted Rexin-G Demonstrates Dose-Dependent Anti-Tumor Activity without Toxicity in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer
Mon, 19 May 2008, 07:10:36 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN MARINO, Calif., May 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies announced today the results of an on-going Phase I/II study of Rexin-G for metastatic pancreatic cancer (Chawla et al., ASCO meeting, 2008). Continuing on with the planned dose-escalations of Rexin-G which began in 2005 using lower doses of Rexin-G in a Phase I safety study (Molecular Therapy, 2008), the current Phase I/II study employed higher dose-escalations of Rexin-G given i.v. two to three times a week for 4 weeks.

Affinity Healthcare, LLC Adds New Physicians
Thu, 08 May 2008, 07:34:31 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Affinity Healthcare, LLC is pleased to announce the recent addition of two new physicians to its Internal Medicine clinical staff. Nancy V. Koch, MD. and Robert J. Kapicka, MD, FACP. Affinity Healthcare treats approximately 100,000 patients at offices located in Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, and Wheeling, IL.

Interim Analysis of Phase I/II Study of Rexin-G Confirms Efficacy with No Dose Limiting Toxicity in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer
Mon, 21 Apr 2008, 08:30:26 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN MARINO, Calif., April 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today that Interim Analysis of an on-going Phase I/II study of Rexin-G for pancreatic cancer confirmed Rexin-G's anti-tumor activity with no major toxicity in patients with metastatic chemotherapy-resistant pancreatic cancer.

Cypress Systems, Inc. Launches Cancer Prevention Health Campaign Using SelenoExcell(R)
Tue, 15 Apr 2008, 01:03:26 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
FRESNO, Calif., April 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chairman and CEO, Paul Willis stated, 'Just like his previous career at a large agribusiness company, Dr. Mark E. Whitacre has risen fast at Cypress Systems, Inc, last month being named the company's chief operating officer and president of operations.' Now Cypress and Whitacre are focusing their energy on an aggressive cancer prevention campaign in order to get Americans-and people around the world-to consume a special type of selenium known as SelenoExcell(R).

Namaste Holistics Begins Education Initiative to Promote Good Health
Mon, 14 Apr 2008, 12:47:30 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
JAMESBURG, N.J., April 14, 2008 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Namaste Holistics, a company focused on guiding and supporting people in reaching their health goals through small manageable lifestyle changes, announced today that it has begun a comprehensive community education. The company offers a variety of services which are complementary to modern medicine, such as integrative nutritional consultations, perspective counseling, massage therapy, meditation, nutritional seminars, and spiritual workshops.

9/11 Moves Firefighter to Protect Public from Bioterrorism with Patent for Air-Shield
Mon, 14 Apr 2008, 08:57:50 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
TONAWANDA, N.Y., April 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weeklong experience of retired N.Y. firefighter Jim Thomsen after 9/11 at Ground Zero volunteering to search steaming dust and rubble for survivors, made him determined to develop a protective Air Shield that might someday reduce the danger of inhaling toxic dust. Just outside Buffalo, N.Y., he found the small workshop of Ted Arts, and as partners developed new technology able to protect against anthrax or other airborne terrorism attacks.

Epeius Biotechnologies Awarded U.S. Patent for Targeted Injectable Gene Delivery In Vivo
Tue, 25 Mar 2008, 01:05:29 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN MARINO, Calif., March 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today the issue of U.S. Patent No. 7,347,998 for Targeted Gene Delivery in vivo. This patent provides additional intellectual property protection for the platform of highly advanced biotechnologies embodied in the company's leading anti-cancer agent, Rexin-G.

Back Pain Treatment Proven 86-Percent Effective
Wed, 19 Mar 2008, 09:30:49 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
STAMFORD, Conn., March 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Approximately 80 percent of Americans suffer from low back pain. Second to the common cold, low back pain is the number one reason for a visit to a primary care doctor. And it is the fifth most frequent cause of hospitalization. Dr. Scott Bender, D.C., of the Connecticut Spine & Health Center in Stamford, Connecticut, offers hope for those who suffer from the agonizing, oft-times debilitating pain of low back ailments.

Eularis Exposes Hidden Barriers to Patient Adherence with New Pharmaceutical Industry Report
Wed, 12 Mar 2008, 13:16:18 GMTEdited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. and LONDON, U.K., March 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Costing the global pharmaceutical industry an estimated $30 billion per year and causing an estimated 125,000 deaths per year in the United States, patient non-adherence is a looming issue in the healthcare industry. Eularis has responded to this problem with a new report, available today, titled, 'Ensuring Profitable Patient Adherence Programs.'

PreViser and White Cross GmbH Partner in Germany to Provide Oral Disease and Risk Analysis
Mon, 10 Mar 2008, 16:56:52 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
MOUNT VERNON, Wash., March 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PreViser Corporation, a Washington State-based provider of patented oral disease and risk assessment software technology to the dental industry, announced today the finalization of a licensing agreement with White Cross GmbH of Lindau, Germany, to market PreViser technology to dentists within Germany, Austria and portions of Switzerland.

MEDIA ALERT: Eularis to Address Marketing Return at Measuring Marketing ROI in Pharma Conference in London
Mon, 10 Mar 2008, 12:50:35 GMTEdited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. and LONDON, U.K., March 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Andree Bates, president of the pharmaceutical analytics company Eularis, will be delivering a presentation on meeting the challenges of measuring ROI within the changing dynamics of the pharma industry.

Myo-Med, Tom Brady and STG Media Corp. Team Up to Jump Start Myo-Med's 2008 Advertising Campaign
Wed, 05 Mar 2008, 10:28:02 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
TEMPE, Ariz., March 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Superbowl quarterback, Tom Brady has agreed to be the face of Myo-Med, for the launch of their 2008 media campaign. BioForce, the makers of Myo-Med, recently appointed STG Media Corp. as their agency of record to assist them in creating brand awareness among athletes and arthritis sufferers nationwide.

Public Service Emergency Care Seminars Offered
Fri, 22 Feb 2008, 09:07:34 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
HEATHSVILLE, Va. - Feb. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Safe Return! Wilderness Emergency Care & Survival Training Center, an independent American Safety and Health Institute authorized training center, is offering schools, groups, and organizations with outdoor and public safety interests free medical emergency care seminars as an outreach and public information service.

Luscious Lips Improve Valentine Celebrations
Thu, 07 Feb 2008, 15:28:14 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With Valentine's Day just around the corner, Dr. Mark Berkowitz, Medical Director of Accents Cosmetic Surgery and Medical Spa, is just in time to prepare pouty lips and transform thin lips for a special Valentine's Day. Berkowitz has just released a free, fact-filled ebook, entitled: 'Lip Tips You'll Love' - an in-depth review of today's lip enhancing options. (VIDEO)

It's Good News for The Lungs!
Mon, 28 Jan 2008, 12:35:47 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
MIAMI, Fla. - Jan. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Expand-A-Lung Breathing Resistance Exerciser has successfully accomplished the crossover from the sports respiratory fitness training market into the respiratory therapy market for COPD patients. Jorge Brouwer, President of Expand-A-Lung, Inc., and inventor of the most compact (4-inch) breathing exerciser, originally marketed this product for athletes.

Interim HealthCare Hospice of Rock Hill, S.C. Announces Their Medicare Certification
Tue, 22 Jan 2008, 09:00:54 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SUNRISE, Fla. and ROCK HILL, S.C. - Jan. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Interim HealthCare Hospice of Rock Hill, South Carolina, provider of home health hospice care services is pleased to announce that they have recently received their Hospice Medicare certification. Interim HealthCare of Rock Hill is a locally-owned franchise which is part of a national home care and staffing company with nearly 300 offices throughout the United States.

LOGICARE Selects M2SYS Biometric Fingerprint Software to Ensure Patient Privacy and Protect Confidential Information
Tue, 22 Jan 2008, 00:30:10 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, Ga. - Jan. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- M2SYS Technology, an award-winning biometric fingerprint technology firm, announced today that LOGICARE Corporation has enhanced its OnRecord(TM) healthcare solution for emergency departments and patient educators by integrating M2SYS' Bio-Plugin(TM) fingerprint software. The biometric module is now available to LOGICARE's growing customer base for OnRecord(TM) solutions throughout the United States.

New Laser Skin Resurfacing Procedure Offers Traditional Laser Results at a Fraction of the Price, Pain and Recovery Time
Mon, 14 Jan 2008, 11:26:46 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
DETROIT, Mich. - Jan. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Though we were all born with smooth, baby-soft skin the effects of time and heredity begin to show on the faces of Detroiter's of all ages. Dr. Mark Berkowitz of Accents Cosmetic Surgery and Medical Spa has reintroduced many people to more vibrant, youthful, and healthy-looking skin with a single, 30-minute in-office treatment using the newest fractional laser technology imported just last month from Italy.

New Comprehensive Online Health Record System Ensures Patient Privacy and Physician Efficiency
Mon, 07 Jan 2008, 09:23:10 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
ENCINO, Calif. - Jan. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In December 2007, MedSort.com, a premier online personal medication list management system, launched a comprehensive personal health records system - MedSort Health(TM) - which empowers consumers and patients to take control of their health records. Since January 2007, MedSort.com has been helping patients to create and manage their medication and allergy list online.

Detroit Cosmetic Surgeon Unveils His Top Picks, Declaring 2008 as the Year of Patient Satisfaction... without Surgery
Wed, 02 Jan 2008, 13:00:36 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
DETROIT, Mich. - Jan. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While Dr. Mark Berkowitz's patients complain frequently about drooping eyelids, sagging skin, and deep wrinkles, these days their main concerns are how to avoid surgery, anesthesia, lengthy recovery time, and hefty surgical fees. To satisfy his patients, Berkowitz and his Accents Cosmetic Surgery and Medical Spa now has a cache of non-surgical services to address this wildly growing trend... seen not only here in Detroit, but nationally.

Epeius Biotechnologies Applauds the Belated Scholarship of Their Academic Contemporaries in 2007, As Targeted Gene Therapy Comes of Age in Clinical Medicine
Tue, 18 Dec 2007, 10:58:09 GMTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN MARINO, Calif. - Dec. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today their appreciation of the accomplishments of their contemporaries in 2007, a truly remarkable year in terms of biomedical research, scholarship, and gonzo journalism. It was a year in which a definitive meeting entitled 'In Vivo Barriers to Gene Delivery' was held at the prestigious Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, where Nobel laureate James Watson presides, or shall we say presided.

ASEAN News: Epeius Biotechnologies Gains Commercial Approval for Rexin-G(R), a Tumor-Targeted Gene-Based Medicine for Metastatic Cancer
Mon, 17 Dec 2007, 14:46:32 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN MARINO, Calif. - Dec. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today that the company has received a Certificate of Product Registration for Rexin-G(R) from the Philippine Bureau of Food and Drugs (BFAD), enabling the commercialization of its lead product as a safe and effective treatment for a broad spectrum of intractable cancers. Developed as a tumor-targeted anticancer agent, that actively seeks out and destroys metastatic cancers, Rexin-G exhibits unprecedented single-agent efficacy.

Law Offices of Mathys and Schneid Files Lawsuit for Parents in Infant Death from Prescription Cough and Cold Medicines Never Approved by the FDA
Wed, 12 Dec 2007, 11:26:05 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill. - Dec. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LAW OFFICES OF MATHYS & SCHNEID today (Wednesday, December 12, 2007) filed a lawsuit (Case No. 2007 L 13860) against Jewel Food Stores, Johnson & Johnson, McNeil-PPC, Inc., Morton Grove Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and others for the death of a six (6) month old infant who died after being given prescription cough and cold medication.

Announcing the Launch of Affinity Healthcare
Tue, 04 Dec 2007, 08:37:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. - Dec. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The internal medicine/family practice medical group practices formerly named Greater Northwest Medical Group, North Suburban Internists and Adult Care Specialists have merged to become Affinity Healthcare, LLC.

Michigan Medical Spa Offers VIP Membership
Wed, 28 Nov 2007, 15:30:41 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Accents Cosmetic Surgery & Medical Spa in Sterling Heights, Michigan has become the first Detroit-based Medical Spa to offer an exclusive VIP membership program. Dozens of men and women have already signed up and committed to caring for their skin and addressing their cosmetic flaws in 2008.

Home for the Holidays - It May Not Be as Joyful for Your Older Relatives
Tue, 27 Nov 2007, 08:55:24 GMTEdited by Debra Tone
SUNRISE, Fla. - Nov. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The holiday season is here. For some, plans are in motion to visit elderly family members. But if it has been a while since you last visited, you might be shocked at how much they have aged, concerned about their continued safety and well-being and motivated to do something about it, say the folks at Interim HealthCare.

Local Interim HealthCare Wellness Clinic Saves Lives
Mon, 26 Nov 2007, 08:21:50 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SUNRISE, Fla. - Nov. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The local Interim HealthCare office of Columbus, OH, frequently holds Wellness Clinics for the community. However, it is not everyday when a wellness screening can save a person's life. That is what happened to two lucky citizens this past Fall at Free Diabetes Clinics offered at two different Kroger stores in the Columbus area.

FDA Approves the Opening of a Phase II Registration Protocol Using REXIN-G(R) for Osteosarcoma in California U.S.A
Mon, 05 Nov 2007, 07:37:06 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN MARINO, Calif. - Nov. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today that the company has taken a major step toward the commercialization of its lead product with the opening of a Phase II Registration Protocol using Rexin-G for osteosarcoma in the United States. Following the accelerated approval of Rexin-G for the treatment of all solid tumors by the Bureau of Food and Drugs in the Philippines.

Announcing Always Best Care Senior Services Expansion Into San Joaquin County, California
Wed, 31 Oct 2007, 09:28:06 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Always Best Care Senior Services has expanded into the San Joaquin County, California area. America's premier In-Home Care, Assisted Living Placement Service, and Personal Response Company, is proud to announce seniors in San Joaquin County can now rely on Always Best Care Senior Services for outstanding care.

Epeius Biotechnologies Leads with Keynote Address on the Advent of Pathotropic Medicine for Cancer at the Global Pharma R&D Summit Conference in Boston
Thu, 18 Oct 2007, 22:13:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN MARINO, Calif. and BOSTON, Mass. - Oct. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced that Dr. Frederick L. Hall, President and CEO of Epeius Biotechnologies Inc., has accepted an invitation to give the lead keynote address on 'The Advent of Pathotropic Medicine for Cancer' at the Global Pharma R&D Summit 2007 to be held in Boston.

DCH Auto Group Dedicates Hospital Childcare Center
Mon, 15 Oct 2007, 17:34:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
FREEHOLD, N.J. - Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DCH Freehold Toyota and parent company, DCH Auto Group, dedicated the Childcare Center at CentraState's new Fitness and Wellness Center on Saturday. John T. Gribbin, President and CEO of CentraState Healthcare System, thanked DCH for its ongoing contribution, presenting a plaque in recognition of DCH's generosity.

OCuSOFT Refutes Comparison Time-Kill Study Released by Advanced Vision Research
Thu, 11 Oct 2007, 20:58:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
RICHMOND, Texas - Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OCuSOFT Inc., producer of the popular ocular-lid hygiene products, OCuSOFT(R) Lid Scrub(TM) and OCuSOFT(R) Lid Scrub(TM) PLUS, is responding to a recent advertisement released by Advanced Vision Research (AVR) that was found to be misleading.

LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP) Engages CareScout to Bring Comprehensive Long Term Care Solutions to LTCFP Clients
Wed, 10 Oct 2007, 15:16:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash. - Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the first time, comprehensive information on long term care providers plus information on how to pay for it will be available from a single source: a national network of 380-plus long term care specialists. Today, LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP), the nation's most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, announced a partnership with CareScout, creator of the first quality-of-care ratings on nursing homes and home health agencies in America.

Peoria Fertility Center Announces Change in Management
Thu, 04 Oct 2007, 16:35:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
PEORIA, Ill. - Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM(TM)) have announced that Dr. Milton McNichol will assume the role of Medical Director of SIRM-Central Illinois, located in Peoria. Dr. McNichol is a board certified Reproductive Endocrinologist who joins SIRM-Central Illinois from an infertility practice in Shawnee Mission.

CYNACON/OCuSOFT (OCuSOFT, Inc.) Names Katherine M. Mastrota, M.S., O.D. to Medical Scientific Advisory Board
Tue, 02 Oct 2007, 18:50:00 GMTEdited by Debra Tone
RICHMOND, Texas - Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CYNACON / OCuSOFT (OCuSOFT, Inc.), a company specializing in ophthalmic research, development and supply to ophthalmologists and optometrists, is pleased to announce the appointment of Katherine Mastrota, M.S., O.D., to its Optometric Scientific Advisory Board.

Eularis Announces New Corporate Name and Expanded Product Offerings
Mon, 24 Sep 2007, 17:09:00 GMTEdited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. and LONDON, U.K. - Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Campbell Belman, an established pharmaceutical analytics company, today introduces its new name: Eularis. This announcement reflects the significant growth the Company has achieved across its full range of pharmaceutical analytics products, which have helped tailor the advertising and marketing programs of its global top-tier clients.

Previser Launches New Website and Enhanced Version of its Oral Disease and Risk Assessment Software
Mon, 24 Sep 2007, 04:17:00 GMTEdited by Debra Tone
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. - Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) PreViser Corporation, a world leader in risk and disease analysis software that enhances treatment planning for patients affected by oral disease, announced a simultaneous release of a new corporate website and a major upgrade to its software. PreViser's version 3.0 software is now both Windows- and Macintosh-compatible.

New Treatments for Kidney Cancer Offer Hope, but Create Difficult Choices for Cancer Patients
Fri, 07 Sep 2007, 17:00:00 GMTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Sept. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California Kidney Cancer Foundation Executive Director, Dr. David Minor will present a review of treatments for metastatic kidney cancer as presented at the most recent American Society of Clinical Oncology Conference. The presentation will be from 3 to 5 PM on September 15, 2007 at California Pacific Medical Center, 2333 Buchanan Street, San Francisco, Calif.

M2SYS Partners with Gnosis Medical Services to Provide Accurate Patient Identification in Developing Countries through Innovative Biometrics Solution
Tue, 28 Aug 2007, 14:49:00 GMTEdited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga. - Aug. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- M2SYS Technology, an award-winning biometric technology research and development firm, announced today that they have partnered with Gnosis Medical Services to provide a biometric fingerprint solution for patient identification in developing countries.

MMDI's Rebound HRD(TM) Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance
Tue, 21 Aug 2007, 15:46:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Aug. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Minnesota Medical Development, Inc. (MMDI) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance to its new Rebound HRD(TM) (Hernia Repair Device). The Rebound HRD is intended to assist in the repair and/or reinforcement of hernia or other soft tissue defects where weakness exists and where the support of a nonabsorbable material is preferred.

Paradigm Multimedia Partners with AG Neovo to Provide Health Care Market with Superior LCDTV Product
Mon, 20 Aug 2007, 20:38:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
EUGENE, Ore. - Aug. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In-room, hospital entertainment has never been so satisfying. Paradigm Multimedia today announced that it has teamed up with AG Neovo, a cutting-edge LCD manufacturer, to deliver the ultimate 19-inch health care LCDTV. The award-winning display features: elegant design, patent-pending NeoV crystal optic filter technology, superior performance and excellent value.

CYNACON/OCuSOFT (OCuSOFT, Inc.) Names Edward J. Holland, M.D. to Medical Scientific Advisory Board
Wed, 15 Aug 2007, 18:57:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
RICHMOND, Texas - Aug. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CYNACON / OCuSOFT (OCuSOFT, Inc.), a company specializing in ophthalmic research, development and supply to ophthalmologists and optometrists, is pleased to announce the appointment of Edward J. Holland, M.D. to its Medical Scientific Advisory Board.

Baker County Medical Services Posts Its Charges on Their Website
Thu, 09 Aug 2007, 21:27:00 GMTEdited by Debra Tone
MACCLENNY, Fla. - Aug. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Baker County Medical Services which operates Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital in Macclenny, Florida announced today that they have posted all of their hospital charges contained in their Charge Master on their website bcmedsvcs.com.

Difficult Long Term Care Insurance Choices - A Specialist Can Help in Three Ways
Tue, 07 Aug 2007, 14:00:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash. - Aug. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Seekers of long term care insurance need to make three key decisions: (1) whether the insurance is right for them in the first place, (2) what company they should buy it from, and (3) what specific policy best fits their needs. 'When most people make these decisions, they go about it all wrong,' says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, the nation's most experienced long term care insurance brokerage.

Ophthalmic Research and Development Company Launches Adjunctive Eyelid Therapy and Hygiene Product
Mon, 06 Aug 2007, 19:46:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
RICHMOND, Texas - Aug. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CYNACON /OCuSOFT(R) (OCuSOFT, Inc.) specializes in ophthalmic research, development and supply to ophthalmologists and optometrists. They are excited to announce a new and innovative prescription-only ALODOX(R) Convenience Kit for adjunctive eyelid therapy and hygiene.

CYNACON/OCuSOFT (OCuSOFT, Inc.) Names Lawrence A. Yannuzzi, M.D. to Medical Scientific Advisory Board
Fri, 03 Aug 2007, 23:00:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
RICHMOND, Texas - Aug. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CYNACON / OCuSOFT (OCuSOFT, Inc.), a company specializing in ophthalmic research, development and supply to ophthalmologists and optometrists, today announced the appointment of Lawrence A. Yannuzzi, M.D. to its Medical Scientific Advisory Board.

iPhone Browses Diagnostic Heart Images
Mon, 16 Jul 2007, 16:45:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
DURHAM, N.C. - July 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Heart Imaging Technologies (HeartIT) announced today that medical images can be viewed on Apple's new iPhone (see examples at heartit.com). Physicians can simply click on a web link sent via email by one of their colleagues, enter their password, and, for example, instantly view movies of a patient's beating heart halfway around the world.

Renowned Fertility and Hormonal Health Expert to Lead Sacramento Reproductive Practice
Tue, 10 Jul 2007, 20:58:00 GMTEdited by Debra Tone
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine(SM) - Sacramento (SIRM-Sacramento) has announced that Dr. Robert Greene will join as full-time medical director, operating out of the Sacramento headquarters as well as the Pleasanton and newly-established Redding satellite offices.

MRC Medical Communications Wins 5 National Telly Awards
Tue, 10 Jul 2007, 16:55:00 GMTEdited by Debra Tone
ORADELL, N.J. - July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The winners in the 2007 Telly Awards competition have been announced and MRC Medical Communications has been honored with five awards. The annual competition, now in its 28th year, recognizes the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, and corporate video departments in the world.

California Biotechnology Company Takes Aim at Pancreatic Cancer With an Advanced Phase I/II Clinical Trial Using Rexin-G(TM), a Targeted Injectable Gene Delivery System
Tue, 10 Jul 2007, 14:00:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
SAN MARINO, Calif. - July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today that an advanced Phase I/II clinical trial using intravenous Rexin-G(TM) for pancreatic cancer that is refractory to standard chemotherapy will open in the summer of 2007 in Los Angeles, California. Rexin-G is the world's first tumor-targeted injectable gene delivery system that is designed to seek out and destroy both primary tumors and metastatic cancers.

The National Children's Oral Health Foundation and Previser Announce Initiative to Reduce Oral Disease Among Disadvantaged Populations
Tue, 10 Jul 2007, 13:45:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Children's Oral Health Foundation (NCOHF), and PreViser Corporation, today announced a joint initiative to collaborate in an effort to improve the oral health of low income children nationwide. The NCOHF's non-profit mission is to eliminate oral disease, and promote overall health and well-being for economically disadvantaged children.

Sher Institute Infertility Practice In Monmouth County, NJ Announces New Medical Director and Expanded Operations
Tue, 03 Jul 2007, 15:45:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SHREWSBURY, N.J. - July 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine(SM)-New Jersey (SIRM(TM)-NJ), part of one of the largest and fastest growing infertility networks in the United States, has announced that Douglas Rabin, MD, has joined SIRM's Monmouth/Ocean County office (located in Shrewsbury) as its Medical Director.

New Sher Institute IVF Office in Bergen County to Offer Exclusive Access to Breakthrough Technology
Thu, 28 Jun 2007, 18:28:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
FAIR LAWN, N.J. - June 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine(SM)-New Jersey (SIRM(TM)-NJ), part of one of the largest and fastest growing infertility networks in the United States, announces the opening of a new office in Bergen County. Located in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, the office will have exclusive access in the area to various SIRM breakthrough technologies in the field of In Vitro Fertilization.

Gel Smart/Pedifix Introduces the First Anatomically Designed All Gel Digital Cap
Thu, 21 Jun 2007, 16:57:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
WHIPPANY, N.J. - June 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gel Smart/Pedifix has introduced the first anatomically designed All-Gel Digital Cap recommended for soothing as well as protecting fingers and toes. The All-Gel Digital Cap provides superior cushioning and protection and relief for corns, calluses, nails, cuticles, hammer toes and partially amputated digits.

Actuality Demonstrates 20 Megapixel Image from Single 0.8 Megapixel Microdisplay
Tue, 19 Jun 2007, 23:13:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
BEDFORD, Mass. - June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Actuality Systems, Inc., the leader in software and 3-D optical hardware for medical visualization and guidance, today announced the demonstration of a proprietary optical technology that multiplies the pixel count of digital projectors. Actuality used a single XGA-resolution microdisplay to project a 2-D image with the equivalent of 25 XGA screens.

HearPod, Inc. Provides Baby Boomers with Quality Hearing Aid Options
Fri, 15 Jun 2007, 14:24:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
CORNELIUS, N.C. - June 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Communication is the foundation for an incredible life at work, with friends, and especially at home. That's why so many baby boomers are turning to HearPod 32X to power up their hearing. Baby boomers have a reputation for expecting the best and many will not settle for less. However, cost can sometimes interfere when purchasing a quality hearing aid.

Mark Whitacre, Ph.D. Joins Management Team at Cypress Systems, Inc.
Wed, 13 Jun 2007, 14:15:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
FRESNO, Calif. - June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cypress Systems, Inc, a Fresno CA based biotechnology company, announced that it has hired Mark Whitacre, Ph.D. Dr. Whitacre joined the executive management team effective January 1, 2007 as COO & President, Technology and Business Development, following the opening of a new office in Pensacola, Florida in December, 2006.

Crescent Diagnostics Announces Positive Clinical Results for its Novel Bone Quality Test, BQT(TM)
Fri, 08 Jun 2007, 15:52:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
LONDON, UK - June 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Crescent Diagnostics Ltd ('Crescent'), today announced the publication of a recent study demonstrating the potential of the Bone Quality Test, BQT(TM) to diagnose osteoporosis. More women at risk can be screened with an accurate, simple to use test which does not require a hospital visit.

Osmetech Licenses Roche Hot Start(R) Polymerase Technology
Tue, 05 Jun 2007, 22:54:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
PASADENA, Calif. - June 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Osmetech plc (AIM; LSE: OMH) today announced that it has been granted a non-exclusive worldwide diagnostics license from Swiss-based F. Hoffman LaRoche Ltd and its US affiliate Roche Molecular Systems Inc. (collectively 'Roche') to use Hot Start(R) polymerase technology in Osmetech nucleic acid diagnostic assays.

News from the Battlefield of Metastatic Cancer: Epeius Biotechnologies Draws the Sword of Targeted Gene Delivery (Rexin-G) from the Stone of Chemistry and Physics
Mon, 04 Jun 2007, 17:38:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN MARINO, Calif. - June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced the publication of a historic landmark in medical oncology and a definitive benchmark in the emerging field of cancer gene therapy. The first clinical report of its kind, Le Morte du Tumour - published in the June issue of the International Journal of Oncology, Vol.30, pp. 1297-1307 - documents the histologic features of tumor destruction observed in chemo-resistant cancers.

Epeius Biotechnologies Reaches Out to American Cancer Patients, Gains FDA Approval for Two New Clinical Trials Using Rexin-G(TM) for Breast Cancer and Sarcoma
Mon, 04 Jun 2007, 15:53:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
SAN MARINO, Calif. - June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today the expansion of ongoing clinical trials using Rexin-G(TM) in the United States to include breast cancer and all types of sarcomas that have failed standard chemotherapy. Following on the heels of their landmark clinical trials in the United States and abroad, the US FDA granted Orphan Drug Status for Rexin-G.

Interim HealthCare Inc. Names Senior Care Professional as 2007 HomeStyle Hero
Wed, 30 May 2007, 14:51:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
SUNRISE, Fla. - May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation's largest provider of home care and health care staffing, announced the winner of the national HomeStyle Hero Award for 2007. Leona Holley, Homemaker/ Companion, from Windsor, Connecticut was the recipient of the national award which recognizes senior care professionals who best represent the character traits that make up a hero such as honesty, experience, integrity and dependability.

Local Pharmacy is First in New Jersey to Earn Top Quality and Safety Endorsement
Mon, 14 May 2007, 21:30:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Belvidere Pharmacy is the first pharmacy in the state of New Jersey to earn the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board's Seal of Accreditation - a new system of standards created by some of the leading organizations in pharmacy. The accreditation demonstrates that Belvidere Pharmacy meets the highest quality and safety standards in its profession.

Epeius Biotechnologies to Present the Advent of Tumor Targeting Technology and the Clinical Development of its Lead Anti-Cancer Agent, Rexin-G(TM), at Upcoming Bioventure, Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine Conferences
Tue, 15 May 2007, 14:00:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
SAN MARINO, Calif. - May 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced that Dr. Frederick L. Hall, President and CEO of Epeius Biotechnologies, has accepted an invitation to speak during the 9th annual C21 BioVentures Conference. On May 23 at 11:15 am, Dr. Hall will present the scientific principles, clinical validation, and global development status of the company's innovative tumor-targeting technology embodied in its lead product, Rexin-G.

MyHearPod.com - A New Hearing Aid Concept
Tue, 08 May 2007, 17:00:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
CORNELIUS, N.C. - May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- So what's so different about HearPod, than any other hearing aid out there? To the average person looking at all the hearing aid ads not much. To an astute person who understands technology, there is a huge difference.

Paradigm Multimedia Offers New Product that Gives Health Care Providers LCD TV Screen Size Choice
Mon, 07 May 2007, 19:45:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
EUGENE, Ore. - May 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LCD technology is making its way into hospital-patient rooms. Until now, screen size options have been limited, but Paradigm Multimedia now offers choices while the competition offers limitations. Prior to Paradigm's new product offering - a patented tuner interface box (HT22E) - hospitals were primarily limited to a 20-inch LCD TV.

Drug Development Costs Exceed $802 Million: Global Pharmas Use Clintelligence to Do Something About It
Wed, 02 May 2007, 19:00:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
KENILWORTH, N.J. - May 2, 2007 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 3C Company, Inc., a leading provider of Business Performance Optimization (BPO) solutions to the Life Sciences Industry, announced today that it has aligned with yet another Global Pharmaceutical Firm to implement Clintelligence - 3C Company's Business Intelligence Solution for strategic and tactical oversight of their Research and Development portfolio.

New Book Reveals Ways to Avoid Being a Medical Mishap Victim
Wed, 02 May 2007, 16:00:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio - May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HCR Publishing just released a new book that will enable the health care consumer to take charge of his or her health care while preventing medical errors and poor quality health care - 'Health Care Responsibility: The Older Adult's Guide to Surviving the Health Care System' (ISBN: 978-1-57087-697-5).

Alma Lasers Receives FDA Clearance for the Accent(TM) Dual Mode RF System
Mon, 30 Apr 2007, 15:44:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. - Apr. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alma Lasers a global leader in laser, light-based, and radio frequency (RF) technologies used in aesthetic medicine announced today that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the Accent(TM) Dual Mode RF System in the United States.

Tired... Distressed... Unhappy? All Natural 'Feel Good' Pill Strikes a Chord with Millions of Women
Thu, 26 Apr 2007, 20:44:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Apr. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This provocative opening line from a television commercial for a 'mood elevating' pill has really struck a nerve. If the overwhelming response to the Libutol(TM) ad is any indication, it seems American women are more tired, distressed and unhappy than most experts (and women themselves) are willing to admit. That's the logical conclusion drawn from the phenomenal reaction women are having to Libutol, 'The Little Yellow Pill That Makes Life Better' from Blackett Pharmacal(TM).

Say No 'Til You Know Campaign Launched by HERS Foundation
Wed, 25 Apr 2007, 19:32:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Apr. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While most organizations celebrate their 25th anniversary, the HERS Foundation would like nothing more than for this to be their last. You are invited to join them at what they hope to be their final anniversary party.

East Bay Area Nursing Home Served Today with Two Wrongful Death Lawsuits Claiming Husband and Wife Lost Both of Their Elderly Mothers Due to Elder Abuse
Tue, 24 Apr 2007, 02:45:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Apr. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Nursing Home & Elder Abuse Law Center announced today that a local San Francisco East Bay Area nursing home was served today with two wrongful death elder abuse lawsuits filed by Nancy and Jack Roberts. Nancy and Jack Roberts live in Pacheco, California, and, until recently, neither of them has ever filed a lawsuit.

Tehachapi Hospital Foundation Seeks Funds to Save Rural Critical Access Facility
Wed, 18 Apr 2007, 14:39:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
TEHACHAPI, Calif. - Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Tehachapi Hospital Foundation, an IRS 501(c)(3) organization, is actively seeking funds to build a new hospital in a region between Lancaster and Bakersfield, CA - Tehachapi. The present Tehachapi Hospital is unable to meet state-mandated earthquake safety requirements; the existing structure cannot be retrofitted.

New Online Self Assessment Program for Health Care Professionals
Tue, 17 Apr 2007, 14:30:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Apr. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TheAcademy.com, provider of the web based Athena Learning Management System and the American Society for Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) announce the release of A.S.P.E.N.'s new online Self Assessment program for nutrition support therapy.

They're Lining Up for Detroit's Liquid Face Lift
Fri, 13 Apr 2007, 16:00:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Apr. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'We no longer need to dream of the ideal treatment to correct sunken cheeks, hollow eye, deep indentations associated with facial fat loss brought on with age,' explains Mark Berkowitz, a Detroit-area Cosmetic Surgeon. SCULPTRA(TM) is a safe, synthetic, and biocompatible cosmetic treatment.

Patient AdvoCare Launches PatientSafetyBlog.com
Thu, 12 Apr 2007, 18:00:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
NEEDHAM, Mass. - Apr. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Healthcare industry veteran and Managing Principal of Patient AdvoCare Ken Farbstein launches 'Patient Safety Blog' today. The website is a collection of real-life stories and lessons on staying safe in the healthcare system. Each story includes expert analysis from Farbstein to educate readers on what went wrong and what people can do in their own lives to prevent similar medical errors.

SilverFast X-Ray Scanning Software Now Developed for the Medical and Dental Industry
Wed, 04 Apr 2007, 18:00:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
KIEL, Germany - Apr. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LaserSoft Imaging's SilverFast, the world standard in scanning software, has now applied its vast knowledge of image capture and optimization to the medical and dental trade. SilverFast X-Ray can now capture the highest amount of detail possible from x-ray film.

Alma Lasers Reaches Favorable License Agreement with Palomar Medical Technologies
Tue, 03 Apr 2007, 17:15:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. - Apr. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alma Lasers announced earlier today that it has resolved an ongoing patent litigation with Palomar Medical Technologies that involves certain U.S. hair removal patents. Palomar has an exclusive license for these patents, owned by the General Hospital Corporation in Boston, Massachusetts.

HearPod Hearing Aids Offer Low Cost High Tech Solutions
Mon, 02 Apr 2007, 20:00:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
CORNELIUS, N.C. - Apr. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to HearPod Hearing Aids millions of Americans who suffer from hearing loss and could benefit from hearing aids don't wear them. High cost is often cited as the reason. A National Council on the Aging survey showed that 55 percent of surveyed seniors not using hearing aids find cost to be a barrier.

Alma Lasers and Palomar Medical Technologies Settle Infringement Lawsuit
Mon, 02 Apr 2007, 19:00:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. - Apr. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Howard Kelly, Chief Executive Officer of Alma Lasers, announced today that Alma Lasers, Ltd. and Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. have settled their civil action filed in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. The suit involves certain U.S. hair removal patents owned by Massachusetts General Hospital and licensed exclusively to Palomar.

Solution to Public Nausea Receives Inventor's Award
Wed, 28 Mar 2007, 20:30:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Mar. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Anxiety. Panic. Embarrassment. No more! Inventors Jodi and Jim Carr, of As We Grow LLC, both suffered from morning sickness. Jodi was getting sick from morning sickness, but they both suffered the consequences. They patented their solution to public nausea, a discreet durable bag with plastic disposable liners.

Medical Knowledge Within Reach: ReachMD Channel Launches Today on XM
Mon, 26 Mar 2007, 14:00:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
NORTHBROOK, Ill. - Mar. 26, 2007 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ReachMD, an innovative healthcare communications company, announced today that the ReachMD channel for medical professionals is now available on XM, the nation's leading satellite radio service with more than 7.6 million subscribers; it is the healthcare industry's first satellite radio channel to provide the latest information and news to medical professionals 24/7.

National Organization of Psychologists Cites Urgent Need for Mental Health Care for Military Service Members and their Families
Wed, 21 Mar 2007, 14:30:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Mar. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Psychologist Judy E. Hall, Ph.D., Executive Officer of the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology (National Register) and content editor for findapsychologist.org, says returning members of the military and their families need immediate access to qualified psychologists to avoid treatment delays at military mental health centers and clinics.

Russ Cooper Joins Interim Healthcare Inc. as New President and CEO
Mon, 12 Mar 2007, 16:00:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
SUNRISE, Fla. - Mar. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Interim HealthCare Inc. announces the appointment of Russ Cooper as President and CEO. Mr. Cooper brings more than 25 years of franchising experience and will lead Interim HealthCare's national network of 300 offices while launching aggressive franchise development.

Pennsylvania Girl Endures Burning Pain from Rare Disease
Mon, 05 Mar 2007, 20:00:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
GILBERTSVILLE, Pa. - Mar. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Imagine being tormented by searing pain every hour of every day. Consider what it would be like to endure a burning sensation so intense that the most potent pain relievers on the market are completely ineffective, leaving you with the feeling that your body is actually on fire. While this may sound like a movie description of Hell, it is a small glimpse of the real life suffering of Lindsay Spengler.

Former Director of the Framingham Heart Study Joins The Heart Center of MetroWest
Thu, 01 Mar 2007, 18:00:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Distinguished and world renowned physician, Dr. William P. Castelli, M.D., will be joining the cardiology practice of The Heart Center of MetroWest. The announcement was made by Dr. James Alderman, the Heart Center's Chief Executive Officer.

MyHearPod Introduces Amazing New Line of 32-Channel Hearing Aids
Thu, 01 Mar 2007, 12:00:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
CORNELIUS, N.C. - Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HearPod Hearing Aids president Randy Wohlers, BC-HIS, announced today the introduction of a new line of 32-channel hearing aids. Each of the new products matches the company's current line of aids manufactured with four channels.

Healthcare Job Site Features Web 2.0 to Create User Centralization
Thu, 22 Feb 2007, 15:15:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Feb. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MedHunting (www.medhunting.com), a healthcare job site that features Web 2.0 interface and technologies, launched in early 2007 and has quickly gained industry focus. Positions on the site are categorized as follows: allied health; nursing; physician; service and administrative. It is designed for job seekers and employers.

New Book Spills the Beans on How to Protect Family Assets from Nursing Home Costs
Tue, 06 Feb 2007, 16:30:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
BOULDER, Colo. - Feb. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nursing home costs are skyrocketing to an average of $75,000 per year and a new book - 'How to Protect Your Family's Assets from Devastating Nursing Home Costs: Medicaid Secrets' (Phylius Press, ISBN: 978-0-9790801-1-1) - teaches people how to qualify for Medicaid to get these expenses paid.

Non-Surgical Treatment Targets Fat and Improves Body Contour
Fri, 19 Jan 2007, 15:46:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
HOUSTON, Texas - Jan. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Celestial Skin International announces their corporate addition of LipoDissolve, a non-surgical, cosmetic, medical treatment that has been proven to eliminate unwanted fat for good. Seymour M. Weaver, III, M.D., founder of Celestial Skin, an aesthetic treatment center, has clearly earned his reputation as one of Houston's most-respected cosmetic dermatologists.

Eye Doctors Urge Exams During Glaucoma Awareness Month
Tue, 02 Jan 2007, 15:15:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
NEWBURGH, N.Y. - Jan. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In honor of Glaucoma Awareness Month, Highland Ophthalmology Associates, in Newburgh, NY, will be offering free Glaucoma Screenings on Saturday, January 13, 2007. Highland Ophthalmology Associates encourages anyone at risk to please participate in their Glaucoma Awareness Program.

DermHair Clinic Provides New Hope and Applies New Technique for Baldness
Wed, 20 Dec 2006, 20:55:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Dec. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DermHair Clinic, a division of FineTouch Dermatology, Inc., located in Redondo Beach, Calif., offers a unique hair-restoration procedure called 'Body Hair Transplantation' (BHT) where body hair is transplanted to balding areas on the head.

Enviromax Introduces a Stimulating Breakthrough in Prostate Massage and Traditional Therapy Alternative
Tue, 19 Dec 2006, 16:38:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Prostate Cradle External Massager, developed by Enviromax, based in Eagle River, Alaska, has been selling on the Internet since last March and the company is struggling to keep up with orders.

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy appoints Dr. Giovanna Spinella, former NIH official, as Medical Director
Tue, 12 Dec 2006, 17:24:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio - Dec. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), the largest grassroots organization in the U.S. that is entirely focused on Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), announced today the hiring of Dr. Giovanna M. Spinella as its medical director and its plans to create a systematic approach to the clinical management of boys with DMD.

HearPod Adds Directional Mic. with Open Fitting to its Line of BTE Hearing Aids
Thu, 07 Dec 2006, 16:13:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
CORNELIUS, N.C. - Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HearPod Hearing Aids president Randy Wohlers, BC-HIS, today announced the introduction of HearPod Directional Mic Open Fitting hearing aid. This behind the ear aid is designed to cater to the hearing industry's hottest trends - directional microphones, open fitting and cosmetically discrete design. Directional microphones improve the wearer's ability to understand speech by focusing correction on voices in front of the wearer while reducing noises from behind.

Japanese Study Confirms Safety and Efficacy of Intravenous Rexin-G(TM) as Treatment for Diverse Metastatic Cancers
Wed, 06 Dec 2006, 13:45:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
SAN MARINO, Calif. and TOKYO, Japan - Dec. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies announced today the first results of an independent study conducted in Japan that further documents the safety and efficacy of intravenous Rexin-G in a broad spectrum of patients with chemo-resistant metastatic cancer. Although the study began in October, only two months ago, the initial reports are both encouraging and noteworthy. The lead investigator of the Japanese study, Dr. Takaki Imamura, will be presenting his findings and clinical recommendations at a special medical conference to be held in Tokyo, Japan, on December 16, 2006.

Risk for Egg Donors Greatly Reduced Through Medical Protocol Developed by Las Vegas Infertility Specialist
Thu, 30 Nov 2006, 14:57:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Nov. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A specialized protocol for ovarian stimulation that can essentially eliminate the risks of Severe Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS) in egg donors and IVF patients is currently in use at a Las Vegas infertility practice.

Home for the Holidays - It May Not Be as Joyful for Your Older Relatives
Fri, 10 Nov 2006, 20:02:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SUNRISE, Fla. - Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The holiday season is quickly approaching. For some, plans are in motion to visit elderly family members. But if it has been a while since you last visited, you might be shocked at how much they have aged, concerned about their continued safety and well-being and motivated to do something about it, say the folks at Interim HealthCare.

Rexin-G(TM), The World's First Tumor-Targeted Gene Therapy Vector, Stymies Metastatic Cancer
Mon, 06 Nov 2006, 13:36:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
SAN MARINO, Calif. and MANILA, Philippines - Nov. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies today announced the publication of clinical data from studies conducted at the University of the Philippines, Asian Hospital and Medical Center, Makati Medical Center, Manila, Philippines and Lutheran Medical Center, New York, USA, revealing the safety and single agent efficacy of Rexin-G(TM) for the treatment of a broad spectrum of chemotherapy-resistant cancers.

Las Vegas Infertility Specialist Reports Improved Pregnancy Rates for In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Using 4-Dimensional, Ultrasound-Guided Embryo Transfer
Fri, 03 Nov 2006, 14:54:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
NEW ORLEANS, La. - Nov. 3, 2006 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An advance in uterine visualization during embryo transfer was reported to improve pregnancy rates for patients undergoing In Vitro Fertilization. The preliminary findings of an ongoing study were reported today at the 62nd annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Jeffrey D. Fisch, of the Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine(SM), Las Vegas, NV (SIRM(tm)-Las Vegas) presented data evaluating the use of 4D ultrasound-guidance during embryo transfer.

MyHearPod Introduces an Amazingly Small Hearing Aid called HP Micro
Wed, 01 Nov 2006, 01:00:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Simmons
CORNELIUS, N.C. - Nov. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HearPod Hearing Aids president Randy Wohlers, BC-HIS, announced today the introduction of the HearPod Micro, which is one of the smallest completely in the canal (CIC) hearing aids on the market and designed to be used for open fittings. Open fitting means the hearing aid allows venting for equalization of pressure inside the ear canal.

Los Angeles Infertility Center Recruiting Patients for In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Study Offering Free Medications
Mon, 30 Oct 2006, 17:51:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine(SM) (SIRM(TM)) in Los Angeles is currently recruiting patients to take part in a study that examines the effect of specific medical protocols in women who are considered 'poor responders' to fertility medications. Patients who meet the qualification criteria and are selected to take part in the study will be eligible to receive up to $6,000 worth of free medications as part of their treatment.

Dallas Infertility Center Celebrates First IVF Babies
Fri, 27 Oct 2006, 17:21:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
DALLAS, Texas - Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine(SM) in Dallas (SIRM(TM)-Dallas) celebrated a milestone earlier this month as the first babies conceived through In Vitro Fertilization in its office were born. On October 2rd, Dallas residents Ellen and Barry Ford welcomed Jake and Emma - twins conceived with the help of Dr. Walid Saleh at SIRM-Dallas.

MediQuin Announces New Service that Increases Medical Practice Profitability and Productivity
Thu, 26 Oct 2006, 17:34:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oct. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MediQuin Credentialing Services, Inc. currently serves the medical community by providing credentialing and automated-application processing. By outsourcing, the company allows their clients to focus on successfully growing their practices.

Check Your Pride at the Door
Thu, 19 Oct 2006, 18:16:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
ROANOKE, Va. - Oct. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The illness is real. The story is personal. The strategies work. There is life after receiving a diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). That's the message of 'Check Your Pride at the Door' (ISBN 0-7414-3503-9), a newly published book by Virginia psychologist, Dr. Darryl D. Helems, who has lived with IBD for more than twenty years since his diagnosis at age 17.

The Narconon Drug Detoxification in Sauna - is Narconon Safe?
Mon, 16 Oct 2006, 23:43:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, Canada - Oct. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A Naturopath has recently gone through the Narconon Sauna Detoxification treatment in Quebec, as reported by Sylvain Fournier, C.C.D.C. (Certified Chemical Dependency Counselor) of Narconon Trois-Rivieres.

A Step Ahead of Resistance; Virco introduces an Improved Rapid Methodology to Establish New HIV-1 Resistance Profiles
Mon, 16 Oct 2006, 19:35:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
MECHELEN, Belgium - Oct. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Responding to the need to make timely evaluations and decisions when treating treatment experienced HIV patients, Virco, a leader in drug resistance testing recently introduced an improved virco(R)TYPE HIV-1 test that rapidly determines the complex phenotypic resistance profiles for darunavir, tipranavir and other antiretroviral (ARV) drugs.

Epeius Biotechnologies Affirms Leadership Role in The Development of Genetic Medicine
Wed, 11 Oct 2006, 16:18:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
SAN MARINO, Calif. - Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced that Dr. Frederick Hall, President and CEO of Epeius Biotechnologies, has accepted an invitation to speak at the upcoming Global Pharmaceutical Research & Development Summit held on Oct. 24 at 4:10 p.m. (PT) in Anaheim, Calif. Dr. Hall will present the current status of global development and the broad pharmaceutical indications for the company's innovative targeting technology platform that has enabled Epeius to develop Rexin-G(TM).

Las Vegas Infertility Clinic Develops Non-Invasive Embryo Testing to Improve IVF Success Rates and Reduce Triplet Pregnancies
Mon, 09 Oct 2006, 16:31:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Oct. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As a global leader in the field of infertility treatment and In Vitro Fertilization, the Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine(SM)- Las Vegas (SIRM(TM)-LV), has been instrumental in developing new techniques in the field of reproductive medicine that continue to increase success rates for infertile couples while reducing the incidence of high-order multiple pregnancies (triplets or greater).

First Annual Sino-American Inter-University Healthcare Collaboration Conference Hosted in Tampa Bay Area
Wed, 04 Oct 2006, 19:04:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SARASOTA, Fla. - Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The First Annual Sino-American Inter-University Medical / Dental / Nursing Exchange Conference will be held at the campus of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, it was announced today by L.R. Mage, LLC, the USA event administrator. The event will be open to the entire healthcare community October 14, 2006 from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

Designer Bag Makes Illness Discreet
Mon, 02 Oct 2006, 19:12:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Vomit. Throw up. Toss your cookies. There's no pretty way to talk about regurgitation. Now, there's a pretty way to handle it - Red E Bag(R). Pregnant women, cancer patients and travelers carry this discreet, stylish bag with ease and comfort. Inventors Jodi and Jim Carr, of As We Grow LLC, hold the patent on this useful bag. Carr got the idea when she was pregnant and experiencing morning sickness. She worked on the 26th floor of a Seattle office building. 'All I could think of was being able to get sick and not be noticed,' Carr said.

Scientific and Medical Accuracy of the Narconon Drug Rehab Program
Mon, 02 Oct 2006, 17:33:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
TROIS-RIVIERES, Canada - Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Support for the Narconon program grows rapidly in North America, as more and more specialists in the medical and drug rehabilitation community recognize the efficiency of the Narconon program. 'In five years of experience with the Narconon program I have invariably found it to be effective against chronic relapses,' reports Cheryl Williams, C.C.D.C. (Certified Chemical Dependency Counselor) of Narconon Trois-Rivieres.

Guidance from Doctors on Long Term Care Insurance; Information to Be Available in Waiting Rooms
Wed, 27 Sep 2006, 15:26:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash. - Sept. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a doctor's office near you, look for facts on a matter of growing concern, long term care insurance. Starting today, informative waiting room displays are being supplied to physicians by LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation's most experienced long term care insurance brokerage.

Innovative Physicians Offer a Better Way for Walk-In Urgent Care
Thu, 21 Sep 2006, 15:29:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - Sept. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Greater Northwest Medical Group, a leading internal medicine and family practice medical group established in 1984, with offices in Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, and Glenview, offers their patients a safe, effective, and comfortable alternative to walk-in urgent care treatment clinics.

Committee for the Responsible Use of Silver in Health Launches Information Portal
Wed, 20 Sep 2006, 17:21:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
NEWTON, N.J. - Sept. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Committee for the Responsible Use of Silver in Health (CRUSH) announces an extensive web site, SilverFacts.com, containing factual information on medical, biotech and industrial uses of silver in health.

No Waiting Lists at Narconon
Mon, 18 Sep 2006, 16:51:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
TROIS-RIVIERES, Canada - Sept. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Narconon Trois-Rivieres, a drug addict is a ticking time bomb, gambling with his life. When will that deadly overdose finally come? Another deception, and who knows how numb he wishes to become? Problems escalate at an alarming rate in the lives of drug addicts, and they return to the only solution they have found in years, drugs. So, when this addict realizes what he has become, all the harm it has caused, the deceptions and lies that resulted from his habit, it is a golden opportunity for rehabilitation.

Baby Boomers Find HearPods Are Just What the Doctor Ordered
Mon, 18 Sep 2006, 14:41:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Sept. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ask any baby boomer why they have not gotten help with hearing aids and they will usually say 'price.' HearPod, Inc. is lessening these financial fears. By providing quality, 100% digital aids at a fraction of the cost.

Los Angeles Infertility Practice Welcomes New Physician
Fri, 15 Sep 2006, 23:59:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Sept. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine(SM) - Los Angeles (SIRM(TM)-LA) is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Rudy Quintero as an Associate Medical Director of the practice. A graduate of the UCLA School of Medicine, Dr. Quintero completed his residency at Glendale Adventist Hospital and a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Stanford University Medical Center.

New Sher Institute IVF Office in Monmouth County to Offer Exclusive Access to Breakthrough Technology
Fri, 15 Sep 2006, 18:23:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
SHREWSBURY, N.J. - Sept. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine(SM)-New Jersey (SIRM(TM)-NJ), part of one of the largest and fastest growing infertility networks in the United States, announces the opening of a new office in Monmouth County. Located in Shrewsbury, New Jersey, the office will have exclusive access in the area to various SIRM(TM) breakthrough technologies in the field of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) that have the potential to dramatically increase the odds of a woman getting pregnant through IVF, while at the same time reducing the likelihood of multiple births.

Cyberonics CEO to Keynote 2006 Neurotech Leaders Forum
Thu, 14 Sep 2006, 18:43:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Sept. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Robert P. 'Skip' Cummins, chairman and CEO of Cyberonics Inc., will keynote the 2006 Neurotech Leaders Forum, to be held September 28-29, 2006 at the Crowne Plaza San Francisco International Airport. The free-speaking neurotechnology industry pioneer will share some of his experiences dealing with regulatory, technical, and marketing issues during his tenure at Cyberonics. Several other neurotechnology leaders will contribute during the conference.

Top Hearing Health Care Professionals Learn Benefits of an Evidence-Based Practice
Thu, 14 Sep 2006, 18:07:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Sept. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Family Hearing Center's Randy Wohlers, a 30-year Hearing Health Care veteran, addressed a group of hearing health professionals in Vail, Colorado about 'Evidence-Based Practice,' and why it makes Family Hearing Center unique.

The Narcodex - an Index of Numbing Substances and Drug Information
Mon, 28 Aug 2006, 20:43:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
TORONTO, Canada - Aug. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Originating from the Greek root narco, meaning numbness, the word Narcodex refers to an index of numbing substances. This particularly designates the abilities of drugs to numb the senses, body and mind of an individual.

Children's Health Organizations and Advocates Endorse YES Vote on Missouri Stem Cell Initiative
Mon, 28 Aug 2006, 15:20:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Aug. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Major children's health organizations have joined with leading Missouri pediatricians and children's advocates to urge a YES vote on the Missouri Stem Cell Research and Cures Initiative, the referendum measure designed to ensure that Missouri patients will continue to have access to any stem cell therapies and cures allowed under federal law and available to other Americans. The measure, supported by the Missouri Coalition for Lifesaving Cures, will be Amendment 2 on the November statewide ballot.

Family Hearing Aid Center Sets New Standards for Hearing-Aid Practices
Wed, 23 Aug 2006, 17:36:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Aug. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The focus of the Family Hearing Aid Center is to rehabilitate patients using an evidence based practice that provides clinically-measured proof of hearing help.

ACell, Inc. Wins Court Battle Initiated by Cook Biotech and Purdue
Mon, 21 Aug 2006, 18:29:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
JESSUP, MD - Aug. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACell, Inc., the owner of highly valued extracellular matrix (ECM) patents, today won a resounding legal victory against Cook Biotech, Inc. (Cook) and Purdue Research Foundation (Purdue). The victory frees ACell to broadly promote the development, licensing and commercialization of its remarkable tissue graft bio-technology.

Healthcare Industry Accelerates Wireless Adoption as Spending on all Telecommunications Services Hits $43 Billion Over Next Five Years, Says Insight Research
Fri, 18 Aug 2006, 15:03:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
BOONTON, NJ - Aug. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The $2 trillion ecosystem of hospitals, physicians, pharmaceutical companies, and insurance providers will be spending nearly $43 billion on telecommunications services over the next five years, with wireless services used by hospitals and physicians showing the fastest growth, says a new market research study released by the Insight Research Corporation.

'Soundly Sleeping' is an Easy to Learn Alternative to Sleep Medication with No Side Effects and is Based on Proven Results
Thu, 17 Aug 2006, 18:57:00 GMTEdited by Chris Simmons
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - Aug. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Joel L. Becker, Director of Cognitive Behavior Associates and Assistant Clinical Professor at the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has announced the inauguration of a new interactive sleep program. Consumers and physicians are both concerned about the side effects of sleep medications and patient's growing dependence on them. Aggressive marketing by the drug companies for sleep medications led to Dr. Becker's decision to present an alternative to the patient that has better results and no side effects.

New Sher Institute IVF Office in Greater Lehigh Valley to Offer Exclusive Access to Breakthrough Technology
Tue, 15 Aug 2006, 17:09:00 GMTEdited by Carly Zander
PHILLIPSBURG, NJ - Aug. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine(SM)-New Jersey, part of one of the largest and fastest growing infertility networks in the United States, announces the opening of Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine(TM) - Greater Lehigh Valley (SIRM(TM)-GLHV) in partnership with Dr. Albert Peters.

HearPod, Inc. Leads the Way in Digital Hearing-Aid Technology and Comfortable Design
Wed, 02 Aug 2006, 22:27:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
CORNELIUS, NC - Aug. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HearPod hearing-aid solutions were developed by baby boomers for baby boomers to resolve mild to moderate and high-frequency hearing loss. A uniquely-designed silicone pillow has allowed the manufacturers of HearPod hearing aids to have an incredible edge for dispensing high-end digital hearing aids for hearing-loss treatment.

emsCharts Software Intellectual Property Rights Purchased
Tue, 11 Jul 2006, 21:04:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
WEST MIFFLIN, PA - July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two former managers for emsCharts software are pleased to announce that they have purchased the intellectual property rights to the emsCharts suite programs and have formed emsCharts, Incorporated. John Massie and Pete Goutmann, now President and Vice President of emsCharts, Inc., purchased the Intellectual Property rights for the software from the Center for Emergency Medicine, former parent company for the emsCharts suite of software products.

New Sher Institute IVF Office on Long Island to Have Exclusive Access to Breakthrough Technology
Mon, 10 Jul 2006, 23:15:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
GARDEN CITY, NY - July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine - New York, part of one of the largest and fastest growing infertility networks in the United States, announces the opening of Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine-Long Island (SIRM(SM)-Long Island) in partnership with Dr. Jeffrey Braverman.

Glaucoma Specialist Joins Newburgh, NY Ophthalmology Practice
Mon, 10 Jul 2006, 18:44:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
NEWBURGH, NY - July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thien (Tim) Huynh, M.D. has joined Highland Ophthalmology Associates in Newburgh, NY where he will practice glaucoma as well as general ophthalmology.

Sacramento Infertility Practice Earns Prestigious Medical Accreditation
Fri, 07 Jul 2006, 00:04:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
SACRAMENTO, CA - July 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine in Sacramento (SIRM(SM)-Sacramento) was recently awarded full accreditation by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and received the commission's Gold Seal of Approval(TM).

A Biologist's Perspective on the Narconon Drug Rehabilitation Program
Wed, 05 Jul 2006, 17:07:00 GMTEdited by Christopher L. Simmons
TROIS-RIVIERES, QUEBEC - July 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The all-new Drug Detoxification Protocol section on the narconon.ca website has recently been launched. An array of expert opinions will be published as a response to the mounting interest in human health and the factors influencing drug addictions. Starting this month, health professionals such as experienced biologist Andre Ahern, thoroughly analyze the effects that toxins found in our daily environment and the substances consumed in a typical day affect peoples.

Epeius Biotechnologies Initiates Tri-REX Vaccination Protocols for Breast Cancer
Wed, 05 Jul 2006, 16:04:00 GMTEdited by Christopher L. Simmons
SAN MARINO, CA and MANILA, Philippines - July 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies today announced the opening of a Vaccine-assisted Phase I/II clinical trial for metastatic breast cancer that is refractory to conventional chemotherapy. The innovative protocol introduces Reximmune-C(TM), the second in a series of targeted biologic therapies designed to seek out, accumulate in, and destroy metastatic tumor nodules, while sparing normal cells and tissues.

WebSafe, Inc. Announces Release of the MyMedSafe Feature
Fri, 30 Jun 2006, 15:46:00 GMTEdited by Christopher L. Simmons
BIRMINGHAM, AL - June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- WebSafe, a provider of a secure, Internet based filing system, today announced the addition of the MyMedSafe feature. MyMedSafe offers subscribers the ability to store personal medical information for retrieval in emergency situations.

New Hope in the Global Fight Against Malaria
Thu, 22 Jun 2006, 16:33:00 GMTEdited by Christopher L. Simmons
OJAI, CA - June 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Global Resource Alliance (GRA), a California-based non-profit, announced today results of an on-going study in the Lake Victoria Region of Tanzania which suggests that a homeopathic neem tincture is both highly effective and financially feasible for the treatment and prevention of malaria (plasmodium falciparum). Eighty-one percent of participants in the study reported a significant decrease in malaria outbreaks in the first 6 months of the 18-month study.

Pay for Long Term Care Insurance with Health Savings Account: A Little-Known Option
Mon, 19 Jun 2006, 21:46:00 GMTEdited by Christopher L. Simmons
KIRKLAND, WA - June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As more Americans realize they need long term care insurance, an issue remains: paying for it on top of already-high health costs. For millions, there's a simple answer, says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners. Just use some of the money that's already in your Health Savings Account.

Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation Receives $400,000 Grant to Support Gene Therapy Trials for Pancreatic Cancer
Mon, 19 Jun 2006, 16:07:00 GMTEdited by Christopher L. Simmons
SAN MARINO, CA - June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today that the Company has been awarded a $400,000 grant by the Lazarex Cancer Foundation to expand and support ongoing cancer gene therapy clinical trials for advanced and metastatic pancreatic cancer.

Crescent Diagnostics Secures Venture Capital Financing Investment to Advance the Development of its Novel Bone Quality Test
Tue, 13 Jun 2006, 15:28:00 GMTEdited by Christopher L. Simmons
LONDON, UK - June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Crescent Diagnostics Ltd. (Crescent), a privately held company developing a new test for bone health, today announced the completion of a GBP 550,000 (Euros 800,000) funding round. Seroba BioVentures (Seroba), a Dublin-based specialist life science venture capital firm led the round in conjunction with a number of private investors.

MRSA: Addressing the Crisis
Mon, 12 Jun 2006, 23:15:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - June 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The International Society of Microbial Resistance (ISMR) is focusing attention on MRSA by convening healthcare professionals to discuss the most current information on the rising prevalence and consequences of a family of antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

Addressing the MRSA Crisis
Fri, 02 Jun 2006, 18:00:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
HOUSTON, TX - June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The International Society of Microbial resistance (ISMR) is focusing attention, and educating healthcare professionals, on the rising prevalence and consequences of a relatively new family of antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), through a new 2006 MRSA Educational Summit Program. MRSA can cause serious infections in otherwise healthy newborns, children, and adults.

Interim HealthCare Inc. Names 2006 Interim HomeStyle Hero
Tue, 30 May 2006, 19:15:00 GMTEdited by Christopher L. Simmons
SUNRISE, FL - May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation's largest provider of home health care and supplemental staffing, announced the winner of the national Interim HomeStyle Hero Award for 2006. Phyllis Dennis, Personal Care Assistant, from Greenville, South Carolina was the recipient of the national award which recognizes a home health aide who best represents the character traits that make up a hero such as honesty, experience, integrity and dependability. As the winner, she receives a $500 award.

New Service Will Support 'Long Term Living,' an Alternative to Yesterday's Long Term Care
Tue, 23 May 2006, 22:13:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
KIRKLAND, WA - May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LTC Financial Partners, a leading long term care insurance broker, and Interim HealthCare, a leading provider of home care services, are joining forces to reshape long term care. The two companies will help longer-living Americans keep on living at home in spite of disabilities that now banish millions to nursing homes.

The Future of IVF: Genetic Infertility Testing Breakthroughs Hold the Promise of Higher IVF Pregnancy Rates and Lower Multiple Birth Rates
Mon, 22 May 2006, 21:14:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
DALLAS, TX - May 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Several breakthroughs in the field of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), soon to be available in Texas exclusively at the Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM-Dallas), could dramatically increase the odds of a woman getting pregnant through IVF, while at the same time reducing the likelihood of multiple births.

Local Reproductive Clinic Celebrates Gift of Life with a 5-Year Baby Reunion
Mon, 22 May 2006, 17:05:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
GLENDALE, CA - May 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) in Los Angeles celebrated the gift of motherhood in a fitting way - by bringing together families that have been assisted in their efforts to conceive children over the past 5 years by SIRM(SM) physicians Brian Acacio, M.D. and Mory Nouriani, M.D. More than 350 people attended the celebration, which took place in Griffith Park on Saturday, May 13th. Activities included a catered lunch, pony rides, face painting and children's jumping houses.

Detroit Area Cosmetic Surgeon is the First to Offer New Non-Surgical Eye Procedure to Lift Drooping Eyelids
Wed, 17 May 2006, 17:57:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
DETROIT, MI - May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE)-- Eyes by Thermage(TM), is a non-invasive eye area procedure that was recently introduced, following a multi-center study that produced excellent outcomes and patient satisfaction; Mark Berkowitz, MD., Medical Director of Accents Cosmetic Surgery and Medical Spa in Sterling Heights, MI, is the first practitioner in the area to complete the training and offer the procedure to patients.

Drug Rehab News: Release of Overcoming Crystal Meth DVD
Mon, 15 May 2006, 22:49:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
TROIS-RIVIERES, QC, Canada - May 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Narconon Trois-Rivieres announced today that after years of living under the influence of crystal meth, 'Will' finally overcame his drug addiction. Stuck in this tribulation of highs and physical weariness, he came to the brink of death, before eventually realizing how crystal meth had destroyed his life. In this gripping new DVD video, entitled 'Overcoming the Crystal,' the truth about crystal meth, its dangers, its treacherous effects and destructive power is finally revealed.

The Not-A-Bottle(TM) Container System Can Help Hydrate the Sick and Elderly
Mon, 15 May 2006, 17:21:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
ESTES PARK, CO - May 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rocky Mountain Patents, LLC today announced that its innovative Not-A-Bottle(TM) container system can greatly assist in providing sufficient hydration to the sick and elderly. Dehydration is a significant cause of hospitalization for over one million elderly annually.

PHSN Limited and Enterprising Vision Inc. (EVI) forge an alliance to launch EVI's Patient Adherence Communications Platform - MemoText
Mon, 08 May 2006, 15:42:00 GMTEdited by Carly M. Zander
TORONTO, ON Canada - May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EVI, (a global development firm specializing in information systems analysis, design and management) and PHSN, (Canada's premier waiting room network) are pleased to announce a strategic alliance designed to facilitate improved patient adherence rates across the healthcare spectrum.

Mother of Miracle Child to Keynote International Autism Conference
Fri, 28 Apr 2006, 17:27:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Apr. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- US Autism & Asperger Association, Inc. (USAAA) announced today that Shannon Kenitz, Executive Director of the International Hyperbarics Association, will serve as the keynote speaker at USAAA's upcoming Autism Spectrum Disorder Premier International Conference, August 9-12, in Park City, Utah.

New Technology in Treating Chronic Sinus Infections Performed in Texas by San Antonio Physician
Tue, 18 Apr 2006, 17:52:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN ANTONIO, TX - Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Anthony P. Sertich II of San Antonio, Texas is one of the first physicians in Texas to offer a new, minimally invasive technology for treating chronic sinus inflammation. The Balloon Sinuplasty(TM) system uses a small catheter and balloon to quickly open and expand blocked sinuses. To date Dr. Sertich has treated over 40 individuals successfully, and many more are in line to receive the balloon sinuplasty procedure.

Easy Access Clothing Line for People with Special Needs Changes Lives for the Better
Wed, 12 Apr 2006, 19:30:00 GMTEdited by Beverly West
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Apr. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Easy Access Clothing (EasyAccessClothing.com) today announced the launch of their new line of easy access clothing that fosters independence and dignity for people with disabilities and special needs. 19% of Americans have some level of disability.

Medication Compliance Could Save Billions - MemoText(R) Adds Voice Reminder Calls to System to Help Patients Remember
Tue, 11 Apr 2006, 16:55:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
TORONTO, ON - Apr. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When it comes to health related therapies, compliance is an issue for millions of Americans. Whether it's forgetting to take a daily pill for birth control or cholesterol, testing blood glucose levels for diabetes, or heart or HIV medications we all have the tendency to forget. MemoText(R) from Enterprising Vision Inc. now offers reminder services to any telephone, landline or cellular phone in order to accommodate, and integrate into, the lifestyle of the patient.

Largest Online Nursing Community Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary
Mon, 10 Apr 2006, 19:38:00 GMTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Apr. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's how nurses surf the Web! Allnurses.com has been the leading online nursing community since 1996 and is happy to celebrate their 10-year anniversary this month.

Expanded Access Program for Rexin-G Provides Genetic Medicine to Cancer Patients, First Revenues for Epeius Biotechnologies
Fri, 07 Apr 2006, 15:40:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN MARINO, CA - Apr. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today that the Philippine Bureau of Food and Drugs (BFAD) has approved an Expanded Access Program for Rexin-G(TM), the lead product of Epeius Biotechnologies, developed for the treatment of metastatic cancer. Following the landmark approval of Rexin-G(TM) for the treatment of all solid tumors, the Expanded Access Program extends the clinical applications of the world's first targeted genetic medicine to many more cancer patients and enables Epeius Biotechnologies to recoup some of the costs of its ongoing clinical trials in Manila.

Epeius Biotechnologies Establishes Corporate Headquarters in San Marino, Calif. - Facilities Include a Clinical Research Unit Dedicated to Evaluating New Genetic Medicine for Cancer
Tue, 04 Apr 2006, 18:08:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN MARINO, CA - Apr. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation (www.epeiusbiotech.com) announced today the establishment of its main corporate headquarters in San Marino, California. The specialty pharmaceutical company has been granted Orphan Drug Status by the FDA for its lead product Rexin-G(TM), an innovative anti-cancer agent that seeks out and destroys metastatic disease. Rexin-G(TM) has been tested in a wide variety of cancer types, including pancreatic cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, uterine cancer, laryngeal cancer, smooth muscle cancer (leiomyosarcoma) and skin cancer (malignant melanoma).

Reaction Biology Corp. Awarded NIH R01 Screening Roadmap Grant for Microarray Screening Development
Mon, 13 Mar 2006, 21:06:00 GMTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
MALVERN, PA - Mar. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Reaction Biology Corporation ('RBC') today announced that it has been awarded an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to accelerate development of its new DiscoveryDot(TM) High Throughput Screening technology for drug discovery. The NIH grant is part of the Screening Roadmap, designed to produce innovative chemical tools for use in biological research and drug development. Out of 8 recipients of grants pursuant to the original RFA, Reaction Biology is the only private corporation to be so awarded.

Doctors, Patients Demand Apologies for Medical Errors
Mon, 6 Mar 2006, 10:23 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
TAMPA, FL - Mar. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two new national polls show widespread support for doctors and hospitals to fully disclose medical errors to patients and issue apologies for medical mistakes. The 2006 Patient Trust and Safety surveys conducted by the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) also reveal that 77 percent of the physicians who participated say there is a doctor in their own community that they would avoid because they think the doctor makes medical mistakes.

STC Clients Reach 100 Million Combined Vaccination Records
Wed, 1 Mar 2006, 08:51 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
TUCSON, AZ - Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scientific Technologies Corporation (STC), a leading provider of public health information technology solutions, announces the collection of the 100 millionth vaccination record by the eight states and one regional immunization management systems (IMS) supported by STC. The award winning IMS effectively reduces health care costs, protects the public health, and can assist in emergency response efforts as evidenced after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast.

PreViser and OralCare Corporation Partner in Japan to Provide Oral Disease Risk Assessment
Mon, 27 Feb 2006, 02:00 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
MOUNT VERNON, WA - Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PreViser Corporation, a Washington State-based provider of patented oral disease and risk assessment software technology to the dental industry, announced today the finalization of a licensing agreement with OralCare Corporation of Tokyo, Japan to market PreViser technology to dentists within Japan.

Clinical Study Confirms Safety and Efficacy of Novel Germicidal Device to Help Prevent Hospital-Acquired Infections
Wed, 22 Feb 2006, 07:35 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BOSTON, MA - Feb. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Catheter site infections are among the most common and serious hospital-acquired infections. UVSolutions announces that data from a recently completed clinical study confirms its patented catheter site disinfection system (also patented for wound care) is safe and efficacious on the most sensitive skin.

A New Twist In An Old Healing Dance
Mon, 6 Feb 2006, 10:57 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
COLUMBUS, OH - Feb. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PHIS, Inc. announced today the availability of its novel wide-spectrum homeopathic remedy, CarcinPLUS(TM), a single remedy made from the blood of a breast cancer donor who was taking several notable natural supplements to assist in treating her cancer. This type of homeopathic remedy is classified as a 'nosode' according to the FDA and is available by prescription only. Nosodes are created from the diseased tissue of an organism using the basic homeopathic principal of 'like treating like.' The history of this practice stems from 1830 when Constantine Hering was the first to consider the use of nosodes.

PreViser and Delta Chakir partner in Israel to Provide Oral Disease Risk Assessment
Tue, 31 Jan 2006, 01:31 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
MOUNT VERNON, WA - Jan. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PreViser Corporation, a Washington State-based provider of patented oral disease risk assessment software technology to the dental industry, announced today the finalization of a licensing agreement with Delta Chakir, Ltd., sole distributor for Kodak Dental System in Israel, to market PreViser technology to dentists and dental insurers within Israel.

Most Dangerous Trends Facing Hospitals - What's Wrong Here? In America, Flying is Safer Than Being Treated in a Hospital
Tue, 24 Jan 2006, 03:01 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
MEMPHIS, TN - Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to LifeWings Partners LLC, a recent survey of medical errors published in Health Affairs reveals that 34% of U.S. patients with critical health problems experience medical mistakes. Furthermore, this error rate was the highest among the six developed nations studied (United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, and U.K.). For 20% of the patients, communication between patients and hospital staff was a factor when errors occurred.

Breastimplants411.com Hold Plastic Surgeons to a Higher Standard
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 11:48 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It all started when David Dean's mother fell victim to the hands of two unqualified plastic surgeons, including a doctor who misplaced an implant after his mom's partial mastectomy that resulted from a bout with cancer. With a spark to make doctors more accountable and help patients Dean spawned www.breastimplants411.com. The website is designed to educate and inform patients and provide information on qualified plastic surgeons.

America Online, Westfield Wheaton Shopping Center Among Winners to be Honored at Washington Breastfeeding Friendly Business & Community Awards
Tue, 10 Jan 2006, 01:13 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, DC - Jan. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The DC Breastfeeding Coalition and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health today announced the winners of the Washington Breastfeeding Friendly Business and Community Awards. Award winners will be honored at a special awards breakfast and tour of Alice Neel's exhibit 'Women' on Thursday, January 12 at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

How to Support a Healthy Immune System During a Flu Pandemic
Tue, 10 Jan 2006, 11:09 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
CALGARY, AB, Canada - Jan. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A global flu pandemic with up to a billion fatalities is coming and humanity is quite unprepared. If vaccines aren't available, what will governments do to keep their citizens alive and healthy so the world economy does not crash? Hyperimmune Egg, the Super Egg, is a food supplement that can 'help the body achieve a balanced immune system' says Dr. Verna Mackey, CEO of Baby Boomer Productions.

Health Products Experts Join American Health Partners
Wed, 4 Jan 2006, 12:33 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - Jan. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- American Health Partners (AHP) announced Monday, December 19, that two former Cardinal Health executives have joined the Oklahoma City based health products marketing and distribution management firm.

Therapy Partner Automated Billing Solution for Mental Health Professionals Cuts Time and Costs in Half
Tue, 13 Dec 2005, 11:42 ESTEdited by Beverly West
DENVER, CO - Dec. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Therapy Partner Corporation, offering financial solutions for the mental health marketplace, today announced the launch of Therapy Partner, an online billing, no interest payment plan, and collection solution that supports the unique therapeutic relationship between mental health providers and their clients in a paperless, secure, internet-based environment.

Head Lice for the Holidays: A Gift that Keeps on Giving!
Mon, 12 Dec 2005, 03:06 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
JAMESVILLE, VA - Dec. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When family and friends get together for the holidays, the kids may come home with an unexpected gift, warn the head lice experts at Dermedics Laboratories, Jamesville, VA. And this is one gift you can't just return.

Discus Dental Selects M2SYS Enterprise Fingerprint System
Thu, 8 Dec 2005, 06:19 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
ATLANTA, GA - Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- M2SYS Technology, an innovator in biometric technology research and development, announced it has finalized a long-term partnership agreement with Discus Dental, Inc., the leading manufacturer and seller of dental products and services for the dental healthcare industry, to integrate and distribute the M2SYS patent-pending fingerprint recognition solution called Bio-Plugin(TM) within the Discus Dental Software practice management suite. The solution is now available to Discus Dental's expansive global customer base.

Ionic Silver Complex Designed for Use in Humans Receives U.S. Patent
Tue, 29 Nov 2005, 12:09 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Nov. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Invision International Health Solutions, Inc., a pioneer in the field of ionic silver use in humans, recently announced the issuance of a U.S. Patent on its 'Ionic Silver Complex' technology.

PreViser Offers Free Oral Cancer Risk Assessment Tool as part of the Oral Health Information Suite(TM)
Mon, 28 Nov 2005, 02:29 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
MOUNT VERNON, WA - Nov 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PreViser Corporation announces that effective November 1, 2005 it will no longer charge for use of its Internet-based tool to assess risk for oral cancer, a component of their Oral Health Information Suite(TM), software used by dental professionals worldwide.

LymphaCare Adds Healthlight Infrared Therapy Systems to its Product Line as a Neuropathy Treatment Option to Anodyne Therapy
Mon, 14 Nov 2005, 05:27 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LymphaCare, the NJ based medical product company has added the Healthlight Infrared Therapy System to its product line. Lymphacare specializes in products for circulation disorders. The Healthlight device is manufactured by the same Albuquerque, NM based company that supplies the RevitaMed brand.

Blood Clots, Heart Attacks, Strokes, Spontaneous Pre Term Births, Low Birth Weight, Rectal Cancer, Diabetes, are all Linked to Elevated C-Reactive Protein
Fri, 4 Nov 2005, 02:28 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, IL - Nov. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The first study of its kind, not only linking high C-reactive protein levels to periodontal (gum) disease but also the most effective new treatment to drastically and quickly reduce deadly C-reactive levels will be given by dentist Dr. Ron Schefdore at the prestigious Mid Winter Chicago Dental Society meeting in Feb '06. Surprisingly the study analyzed C-reactive protein blood results from top dentists throughout the country in a study to find the least painful and inexpensive treatment.

Rand Imaging Center Awarded ACR Accreditation
Mon, 31 Oct 2005, 12:21 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL - Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rand Imaging Center, an Arlington Heights based provider of diagnostic medical imaging services, announces the award of Accreditation for its Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) services, received from the American College of Radiology (ACR).

Five Tips for Battling an Illness
Fri, 21 Oct 2005, 02:31 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
JACKSONVILLE, FL - Oct. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The author of a compelling medical memoir says patients dealing with illness need to know there are important options that go beyond simply following medical advice. 'There's more to healing than being a passive participant,' says Kay Day, author of Killing Earl (Ocean Publishing, $16.95, ISBN: 0971764190). Day says she learned more than she ever really wanted to know about dealing with a medical situation. Her 12-year-old daughter suffered from an illness that stumped physicians for over a year.

New Innovation in Female Urine Sampling
Mon, 17 Oct 2005, 04:29 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
HOUSTON, TX - Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Already widely distributed in Canada, Australia, and Europe, JOE Product Promotions has announced that a portable and disposable peeing device for women, called the P-mate, is set to make its debut in the United States.

New Magazine Offers Spiritual Support to the 1 In 3 Americans Who Live with Chronic Illness
Thu, 6 Oct 2005, 12:11 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Oct. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Over 100 million Americans live with a chronic condition and despite what we may assume, 60% of are between the ages of 18 and 64. According to the World Health Organization's October 4, 2005 report, over 400 million people will die of a chronic disease in the next ten years. 'HopeKeepers' is a new consumer magazine which offers spiritual support to those who live with a chronic condition, such as fibromyalgia, diabetes, or degenerative heart disease. It's published by Rest Ministries, Inc. a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Chicago-based Organization Announces Initiative to Help Ease Severe Nursing Shortage In Illinois
Wed, 28 Sep 2005, 03:34 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
CHICAGO, IL - September 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Citing warnings from a report released last week by the Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council (MCHC), which revealed that by the year 2020, Illinois would have a shortage of 21,000 registered nurses, the Chicago-based Provident Foundation has announced plans to step up its efforts to help reverse this dangerous trend.

Breakthrough in Medical Imaging May Be Only a Fingertip Away
Fri, 23 Sep 2005, 11:32 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
COLUMBUS, OH - September 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PHIS, Inc. announced today that two peer-reviewed international journals, Kybernetes and Functional Diagnostics, published articles that may signal the beginning of a new era in medical imaging. According to an accompanying commentary by A. J. Tchizhov, M.D., 'I am firmly convinced that most departments of functional diagnostics will widely use such methods of non-invasive diagnostics in the near future.'

Reliant's New Health and Productivity Management Services Program Helps Members Stay Healthy for Less
Mon, 19 Sep 2005, 02:51 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
PORTLAND, Ore. - September 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Reliant Behavioral Health today announced the launch of its new Health and Productivity Management Services Program designed to help people make permanent lifestyle changes, manage chronic conditions, and improve their overall health while simultaneously containing health care costs. Support for health literacy and an understanding of an individual's state of 'pre-illness' for chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart disease can be motivating to ongoing health behavior.

'My Way Out' Alcohol Recovery Program, Featured Recently in The Wall Street Journal, Highlights New Treatments for Addiction
Thu, 15 Sep 2005, 12:01 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
ANCHORAGE, AK - September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- September is National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month and there may be cause for alcoholics to celebrate, according to a recent article in The Wall Street Journal. New approaches to treatment, which include medications that curb craving, appear to finally offer a glimmer of hope to the estimated 17.5 million Americans who suffer with alcohol addiction. An innovative therapy described in a book by Capalo Press is doing just that.

Neurotechnology Entrepreneur to Keynote 2005 Neurotech Leaders Forum
Tue, 13 Sep 2005, 07:03 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - September 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alan Levy, President and CEO of Northstar Neuroscience, Inc., will keynote the 2005 Neurotech Leaders Forum, to be held in San Francisco, CA October 20-21. Levy, founder of one of the most promising venture capital-backed neurotechnology firms, will address many of the issues involved with launching a neurotechnology startup. The fifth annual event, produced by Neurotech Reports, will be held at the Crowne Plaza San Francisco International Airport. The conference will cover a range of technologies and market segments in the neuro space, including neuromodulation, neural prostheses, neurodiagnostics, and neurostimulation.

'Life Beyond Bunions' TV Show Seeks Southland Bunion Sufferers
Fri, 9 Sep 2005, 07:15 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
IRVINE, Calif. - September 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new television and Internet show called 'Life Beyond Bunions' produced by Vision2Media will be filmed in front of a live studio audience at Dave & Busters Irvine Spectrum Show Room on Saturday, October 8, 2005. Show producers are seeking bunion sufferers to participate in the event, which is by invitation only.

One Last Chance for Pregnancy: A Review of 2,705 In Vitro Fertilization Cycles Initiated in Women Age 40 Years and Above
Wed, 31 Aug 2005, 04:56 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. - August 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Karande and Associates today announces the recently published article by Sigal Klipstein, MD in Fertility and Sterility entitled: 'One last chance for pregnancy: a review of 2,705 in vitro fertilization cycles initiated in women age 40 years and above.' This investigation is the largest and most detailed ever published to look at fertility success rates within this population.

Heading Off Head Lice
Mon, 29 Aug 2005, 08:34 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
JAMESVILLE, VA - August 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new homeopathic shampoo from Dermedics Laboratories helps stop the spread of head lice, saves kids embarrassment and reduces exposure to toxins. To a child, back to school means a new backpack, a new teacher, and new friends. For parents, it may also mean a new problem: head lice! Getting a note from the teacher warning that head lice are rampant in your child's class - or worse, not getting a note but having your child come home scratching furiously - can be the start of a parental nightmare.

Reaction Biology Corporation and Key Organics Ltd Announce Drug Discovery Collaboration
Mon, 29 Aug 2005, 12:04 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
MALVERN, PA, and CORNWALL, UK - August 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Reaction Biology Corporation ('RBC') and Key Organics Ltd ('Key') today announced that they have created a Joint Venture ('JV') to engage in high throughput drug discovery. The purpose of the JV is to identify a series of compounds with the potential of becoming new drugs with further research.

(c) Send2Press New ARD(R) Pads for Mild Anal Incontinence from Birchwood Laboratories
Wed, 24 Aug 2005, 06:11 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - August 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Birchwood Laboratories announces introduction of its new ARD(R) tapeless, soft and absorbent pads providing a discrete, simple and sanitary solution for managing mild anal incontinence.

Reaction Biology Corp. Awarded Phase II SBIR Grant for Drug Discovery
Tue, 9 Aug 2005, 10:56 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
MALVERN, PA - August 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Reaction Biology Corporation ('RBC') today announced that it has been awarded a Phase II SBIR grant from the National Institutes of Health to apply its new DiscoveryDot(TM) High Throughput Screening technology for drug discovery.

Family Service Foundation Selects New CEO - Jesse Greene, Jr. Poised to Lead Agency
Wed, 3 Aug 2005, 11:21 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
LANDOVER HILLS, MD - August 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Family Service Foundation (FSF) today announced the appointment of Mr. Jesse Greene, Jr. as its new Chief Executive Officer. As the agency prepares to embark on its 69th year of providing services and support to individuals and families throughout the state of Maryland, a reexamination of corporate goals, values and vision was necessary. FSF, a non-profit human service agency, is confident that new CEO Jesse Greene, Jr. will uphold this commitment in leading them towards their ultimate goals.

Greater Northwest Medical Group Expands Nutritional Counseling Services
Tue, 2 Aug 2005, 12:03 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
BUFFALO GROVE, IL - August 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Greater Northwest Medical Group, including 13 Internal Medicine and Family Practice physicians, treating patients at its Buffalo Grove, Arlington Heights, and Glenview offices, announces the addition of Registered Dietician, Susan Stein.

Curing Cancer From Afar - New Distance Healing Study Enrolling Subjects
Mon, 1 Aug 2005, 12:31 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
COLUMBUS, OH - August 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Public Health Information Services, Inc. (PHIS), an Ohio healthcare corporation, announced today that it is seeking individuals and animals recently diagnosed with cancer to participate in a distance healing study. Registered nurse and company president, M. Sue Benford, has been researching various complementary and alternative healing techniques for almost a decade and believes she has found a modality with widespread potential.

Scott G Creates PSA for U.S. Hospitals on Dangers of Using Drugs, Tobacco or Alcohol When Pregnant
Mon, 1 Aug 2005, 06:00 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Aug. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fluid sound effects, evocative music, and an out-of-this-world voice transport listeners inside a woman's body in the new commercial by Scott G of G-Man Music & Radical Radio.

SIRM-New Jersey Becomes Exclusive NJ Provider of Breakthrough Infertility Treatment Technology
Fri, 22 Jul 2005, 02:12 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
BEDMINSTER, NJ - July 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM-New Jersey) in Bedminster has implemented a new genetic test that may dramatically increase the odds of a woman getting pregnant through In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), while at the same time reducing the likelihood of multiple births.

STAT Medical Consulting, Inc. Helps Medical Practices Avoid Paper Overload When Processing Claims
Mon, 18 Jul 2005, 01:37 EDTEdited by Beverly West
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - July 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- STAT Medical Consulting, Inc., an industry leader in comprehensive medical billing services based in Encino, California, today announced that despite the efforts of insurance companies to implement and encourage electronic claim submissions; physicians and medical groups are still inundated with paperwork, resulting in higher costs and less profit.

Clinical Trial For Pancreatic Cancer Opens at Mayo Clinic Using Tumor-Targeted Gene Therapy Vector
Fri, 15 Jul 2005, 12:03 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - July 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation, announced today that a Phase I clinical trial has opened at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Rochester, Minnesota to test the safety of Rexin-GTM, the first tumor-targeted gene therapy vector to gain Orphan Drug designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of pancreatic cancer. The clinical protocol has passed the rigorous reviews of the FDA, the NIH/Recombinant Advisory Committee, and the Institutional Review Board of Mayo Clinic.

PreViser Adds New Oral Cancer Risk Assessment Tool to the Oral Health Information Suite(TM)
Thu, 7 Jul 2005, 07:55 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. - July 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PreViser Corporation (www.previser.com) announces a major enhancement to their Oral Health Information Suite(TM), incorporating a new tool designed to assess risk for oral cancer. The number of new cases of oral cancer annually exceeds 28,000, and annual deaths total more than 7,000. The good news is that the likelihood of successful treatment is excellent if the disease is detected in its early stages.

Ionic Silver Complex Designed for Antimicrobial Use in Humans Receives U.S. Patent
Wed, 29 Jun 2005, 04:23 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - June 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Invision International Health Solutions, Inc., a pioneer in the field of ionic silver use as an antimicrobial in humans, today announced the issuance of a U.S. Patent on its 'ionic silver complex' technology. The use of ionic silver in medicine and industry has been growing rapidly in recent years due to its broad-spectrum antimicrobial qualities, the lack of toxicity to humans and the fact that ionic silver is not prone to causing resistant strains.

Reaction Biology Corporation Awarded NIH Kinase Grant
Tue, 21 Jun 2005, 10:21 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
MALVERN, PA - June 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Reaction Biology Corporation ('RBC') today announced that it has been awarded a Phase I SBIR grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop its new microarray kinase screening technology for testing compounds in nanoliter reactions.

In Her New Book 'Reality Nursing,' Veteran Nurse Penn Turner Reaches Out to a New Generation of Care-Givers
Fri, 17 Jun 2005, 05:42 ESTEdited by Beverly West
BALTIMORE, MD - June 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- First Amendment Exchange Christian Resource/Publishers today announced the publication of 'Reality Nursing: Surviving the First Year,' by Penn Turner, RN. The book, which is intended to be a resource for fledgling nurses, is based on the real life experiences of author and veteran registered nurse, Penn Turner, who has over 20 years of experience working in major hospitals, nursing homes, and clinics across the country.

M2SYS and Medibase Healthcare Solutions Lead Joint Session About Emerging Trend of Fingerprint Recognition Technology in Healthcare Industry
Thu, 9 Jun 2005, 02:39 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
ATLANTA, GA - June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- M2SYS Technology, an innovator in biometric technology research and development, announced it has finalized a long-term partnership agreement with The Medibase Group, Inc., a leading software solutions provider for the healthcare industry, to integrate and distribute the M2SYS patent-pending fingerprint recognition solution called Bio-Plugin(TM) under the Medibase product name BASEmetric(TM).

Lutheran Healthcare Selects the Xpediator JRepository(TM), an Innovative Web-Based Tool That Automates Continuous JCAHO Readiness for the Healthcare Industry
Thu, 9 Jun 2005, 10:49 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN RAFAEL, Calif - June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Xpediate Consulting, LLC announces Lutheran HealthCare, a principal provider of community-focused health care for southwest Brooklyn and a major teaching affiliate of the State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, as one of their latest marquee clients in New York City. Lutheran HealthCare has selected Xpediate Consulting, LLC to implement one of the nation's first truly web-based JCAHO survey readiness and standard-based quality improvement solutions.

Greater Northwest Medical Group Grows and Changes to Meet Patient Needs
Wed, 1 Jun 2005, 01:08 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
BUFFALO GROVE, IL - June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Greater Northwest Medical Group, including 12 Internal Medicine and Family Practice physicians, 2 physician assistants, 3 physical therapists, and 2 registered dieticians, announces the addition of Dr. Christian Daniels, a Family Practice physician, who will be treating pediatric through adult aged patients at the practice's new Glenview, IL office.

Sleep Solvers Announces Grand Opening of Boca Raton Sleep Laboratory
Fri, 13 May 2005, 10:26 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
BOCA RATON, Fla. - May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sleep Solvers, a division of Sleep Diagnostic Centers LLC, announces the grand opening of their Boca Raton sleep laboratory. They offer sleep diagnostic testing and treatment programs for patients suspected of, or suffering from one or more of the over 70 types of sleep related problems. Unlike the conventional, hospital or clinical-based sleep laboratory, Sleep Solvers' use of hotel-style diffuses the clinical appearance and feel of sleep diagnostic testing and treatment to create a comfortable and calming environment in order to alleviate the fear and anxiety of sleep testing and treatment.

VOICES Recognizes Better Hearing and Speech Month with the Launch of Speech and Language Television and Radio Show
Wed, 11 May 2005, 04:54 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
INGLEWOOD, Calif. - May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As part of Better Hearing and Speech Month in May, the VOICES Association (www.4voices.org) is highlighting its Media Outreach Program with the launch of '1 2 3 Talk!' - the cable access show devoted to speech, language and communication development and disorders.

Stratosphere and UV Solutions Partner to Create Product Disinfection Platform - Pacifier Market is Focus for First Products
Thu, 5 May 2005, 05:26 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, Mass.- May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stratosphere Partners LLC, a Knowledge Venturing(tm) company that specializes in building new platform businesses and UV Solutions LLC, a pioneer of UV flash disinfection technologies today announce that they have formed a partnership to build a UV disinfection platform and brand based on UV Solutions' patented technology.

New York Times Contributor and Author of Controversial Book on Mercury in Vaccines, Live on AutismToday.Com
Wed, 27 Apr 2005, 08:30 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
DALLAS, TX and ALBERTA, Canada - April 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Autism Today announces a live, interactive telephone conference will be held from 6:00 - 8:00 PST this Thursday, April 28th featuring David Kirby, author of 'Evidence of Harm, A Medical Controversy' (ISBN: 0-312-32544-0). He will address the question: 'Does mercury in vaccines cause autism and other disorders in children?'

New Book Offers Revolutionary Treatment Options for Children with Autism
Mon, 25 Apr 2005, 10:26 ESTEdited by Beverly West
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - April 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Etham Books today announced the publication of 'Diagnosis Autism: Now What? 10 Steps to Improve Treatment Outcomes' by Dr. Lawrence P. Kaplan. The book presents parents of children who have autism with immediate answers and achievable teaching strategies contained in an easy-to-follow 10-step program.

Leapfrogging the Long Term Care Crisis: New Service Shows How
Mon, 18 Apr 2005, 08:35 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KIRKLAND, WA -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LTC Financial Network Takes Responsibility for Public Education Piloted by Washington. Good news: Americans are living longer. Bad news: More will be laid up, incapacitated, for extended periods; and regular medical insurance doesn't cover it. Washington can't pick up the tab, and the states will go broke trying. 'Medicaid could be overwhelmed by aging baby boomers,' says a Government source.

VOICES to Receive Prestigious Public Service Award in Recognition of Outstanding Service to Communication Impaired Children
Thu, 14 Apr 2005, 03:28 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
INGLEWOOD, Calif. -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The VOICES Association, the national nonprofit organization for children with communication disorders and their families, has been chosen to receive the 2005 Public Service Award from the California Speech-Language Hearing Association (CSHA), it was announced today. VOICES is being recognized because it has made 'a significant contribution to the field of communication disorders' and 'for its outstanding service to children with communication disorders and their families,' according to CSHA

Study: Pediatricians Overlook Early Signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Wed, 13 Apr 2005, 09:26 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SALT LAKE CITY, UT -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Reports of a new study by Special Abilities, Inc. send an alarming message to parents of young infants and children. Pediatricians are not recognizing the symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) at an early age denying children benefits of early intervention and therapy. Autism is a complex neurological disorder characterized by profound delays in communication and social interaction and affects over 1.7 million individuals in the U.S.

Breakthrough New Ergonomic Hand Sanitizer to be Introduced to Nation's Top Hospital Infection Fighters
Thu, 7 Apr 2005, 03:42 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The nation's top hospital infection fighters will be getting a look at a new breakthrough ergonomic hand sanitizer that holds the promise of preventing 20,000 to 50,000 U.S. deaths each year. Sprixx is an alcohol hand sanitizer dispenser that you wear, use on-the-go, and is ergonomically designed to become a second-nature habit in use.

TBS Announces First Touchless, 3D Live-Scan Fingerprint System
Tue, 5 Apr 2005, 08:31 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
HERNDON, VA -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TBS North America, Inc. (TBS), a touchless biometric system provider for high quality enrollment and identification applications, announced today Surround Imaging(tm), the first fingerprint capture technology to reconstruct the 3-dimensional features of the human finger.

Tea Body's, Inc. Launches LOVE(TM) to Raise Funds for Cancer Research
Tue, 5 Apr 2005, 04:06 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, TX -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tea Body's, Inc. (www.teabodys.com) today announced that it is launching the LOVE(TM) lip balm in the company's 'Push-Pop Tin(TM).' A portion of the proceeds from the sales of LOVE(TM) will be donated to the pancreatic cancer research program at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland.

Phase I Clinical Trial for Advanced Colon and Pancreatic Cancer Opens in New York Using Rexin-G, the World's First Tumor-Targeted Gene Delivery Vector
Tue, 5 Apr 2005, 06:00 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. and NEW YORK, NY -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation (www.epeiusbiotech.com) announced today that a Phase I clinical trial has opened in New York to test the safety and efficacy of Rexin-G, the leading tumor-targeted gene delivery system (vector) developed for the treatment of metastatic colon and pancreatic cancer. In 2003, Rexin-G gained FDA approval as an Orphan Drug based on clinical demonstrations of the medical utility of Rexin-G as an effective treatment for pancreatic cancer.

New York Eye Surgeon Chosen to Implant ReSTOR(R) Pseudoaccommodative Lens for Cataract Correction
Tue, 29 Mar 2005, 06:00 ESTEdited by Christopher Simmons
POUGHKEEPSIE, NY /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Satish. S. Modi, M.D., F.R.C.S. ( C ) a leading ophthalmic surgeon in Poughkeepsie, New York has been selected by Alcon Laboratories as one of a limited number of surgeons to begin implanting its AcrySoft(R) ReSTOR(R) Intraocular Lens (IOL) for cataract patients with and without presbyopia.

Study Finds FDA Rx Actions Suspicious
Wed, 16 Mar 2005, 04:42 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Dr. Gary Lawson announced the results of a two-year study showing that the large sums of money paid yearly to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) by the brand name pharmaceutical manufacturers gives the drug industry financial leverage and influence over the FDA. The study concluded that until the drug industry money or the strings attached to the money are eliminated, U.S. citizens should be extremely cautious and highly suspicious of FDA actions related to prescription drugs.

For Greater Northwest Medical Group The Future Is Now!
Mon, 14 Mar 2005, 04:49 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
BUFFALO GROVE, IL /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Greater Northwest Medical Group, including eleven Internal Medicine and Family Practice physicians, treating patients at its Buffalo Grove, Arlington Heights, and Park Ridge offices, announces its transition from traditional paper medical charts to Electronic Medical Records (EMR).

UVSolutions Announces Breakthrough Design for Portable Instant Water Purification for Travelers, Hikers, Military Personnel, Etc.
Mon, 14 Mar 2005, 03:30 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, MA /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Ultraviolet disinfection technology developed for hospital-use is now available for incorporation in portable water bottles with UVSolutions LLC's proprietary technology (www.uvs-ultraclean.com).

Dr. Barry J. Kaplan Published for Breast Augmentation Using Only Local Anesthesia
Tue, 1 Mar 2005, 11:22 ESTEdited by Carly Zander
WINTER PARK, FL /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Kaplan Cosmetic Surgery, Inc. is pleased to announce that its founder and director, Barry J. Kaplan, D.O., was published in the June 2004 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery for an original article.

School for Autism Receives International Award
Tue, 1 Mar 2005, 10:37 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SOUTHBOROUGH, MA /Send2Press Newswire/ -- The New England Center For Children (NECC) of Southborough, MA has been chosen to receive the 2005 SABA Award for Enduring Programmatic Contributions in Behavior Analysis. NECC (www.necc.org) will accept the prestigious award at the opening event of the 31st Annual Association for Behavior Analysis (ABA) Convention, Saturday, May 28, 2005 in Chicago.

Global Medical Research Announces Breakthrough Technology to Prevent Post-Surgical Adhesions
Fri, 25 Feb 2005, 01:56 ESTEdited by Beverly West
ORLANDO, FL /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Global Medical Research, LLC (www.gmrllc.com), a Central Florida-based company dedicated to developing and commercializing intellectual properties that address problems in the biomedical field, today announced the launch of breakthrough technology designed to prevent post surgical adhesions. GMR's Internal-Tissue Engineered Membrane Product (i-TEMP(tm)), is now poised for advanced phase animal testing to support the expectations of a broad spectrum of uses.

Novel Patented Technology Enables Low Cost, Instant Ultraviolet Disinfection for Home and Personal Care Products
Mon, 14 Feb 2005, 02:17 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BOSTON, MA /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Ultraviolet disinfection technology developed for hospital-use now available for a number of home and personal care products such as toothbrushes, pacifiers, drinking cups, knives, cutting boards, etc. reports UVSolutions, LLC (www.uvs-ultraclean.com).

ONEAC Announces PCm Series(R) Medical-Grade Power Conditioners Now Available in 1500, 2000 and 3000 VA
Tue, 8 Feb 2005, 11:44 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LIBERTYVILLE, IL /Send2Press Newswire/ -- ONEAC Corporation, a leading international manufacturer of power conditioners and uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), today announced additions to its PCm Series Medical-Grade Power Conditioner line. The new PCm 1500, 2000 and 3000 VA models join the previously released 120-1000 VA Medical-grade Power Conditioners and a robust line of ONm Series Medical-Grade UPS. The PCm Series Medical-Grade Power Conditioners eliminate power contaminants in medical applications with a full-time, on-line isolating transformer, while conforming to the global electrical safety standards for medical equipment - IEC60601-1 and its derivatives for Europe (EN60601), U.S. (UL60601-1/UL2601) and Canada (CSA C22.2 No. 601.1).

Sprixx Announces New Unscented Formula for Wearable Hand Sanitizer
Fri, 28 Jan 2005, 11:55 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Sprixx (www.sprixx.com), a DBA of Harbor Medical, Inc., has announced the availability of a new unscented alcohol hand sanitizer formula for its line of professional body-worn hand sanitizers. Containing 63% ethyl alcohol with emollients, the new product is available for the popular Sprixx XE Dispenser which is delivered in a 1.35-ounce replacement cartridge.

Dr. Mal Fobi, Medical Director for The Center For Surgical Treatment of Obesity, to be Guest Speaker at Lancaster Community Hospital Weight Loss Support Group Meeting in Lancaster
Fri, 21 Jan 2005, 06:39 ESTEdited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LANCASTER, CA /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Prominent gastric bypass surgeon, Dr. Mal Fobi, M.D., will be the guest speaker at the Jan. 25, 2005 meeting of the Lancaster Community Hospital Weight Loss Surgery Support Group. "These meetings provide an opportunity for patients, and those awaiting surgery, to work through the weight loss surgery journey," says Dr. Fobi. He will be discussing the medical, nutritional and social ramifications of weight loss surgery. Specifically, Dr. Fobi will be emphasizing the fact that surgery is a tool that must be used by the patient in a multi-disciplinary team approach setting to effect weight loss and weight loss maintenance.

By News Article Editor: Christopher Simmons
Oklahoma Company Chosen to Launch Thyroid Disease Rapid Detection Device Approved by FDA
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - Dec. 30, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- American Health Partners (www.ahpartners.com), of Oklahoma City, has been chosen by ThyroTec, a New Jersey based medical products development company, to launch a presence in the market, establish brand equity, finalize product packaging, and develop and implement all sales and distribution functions for ThyroTest(TM), a new FDA approved, CLIA Waived rapid hypothyroid diagnostic screening device.

By News Article Editor: Christopher Simmons
New FDA Approved Test Detects Thyroid Disease in Minutes
HONEY BROOK, PA - December 28, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Thanks to FDA approval of ThyroTest(tm), a new rapid hypothyroid diagnostic screening device from ThyroTec, Inc., detection of a common thyroid disease will now come sooner rather than later for millions of Americans. More Americans suffer from thyroid disease than diabetes and cancer combined.

By News Article Editor: Carly Zander
Saratoga Supplements' OPCs - The Answer To A Desperate Man's Prayers
ALBANY, NY - December 8, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Saratoga Supplements, a company producing a powdered OPC product, looks to 2005 as another record year. Chronically ill with Hepatitis-C and facing the prospect of full disability, Pat Baker saw his four-year saga of failed interferon therapy as futile. Fatigued and desperately needing a solution, he turned to OPCs.

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FDA Approves HealthStep Bathroom Device
SEATTLE, Wash. - December 8, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Ginacor, Inc. (www.ginacor.com) received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to market its HealthStep(tm) bathroom device as an aid to effective bowel elimination. The patent-pending HealthStep(tm) helps anyone eliminate more easily, especially those who suffer from constipation, hemorrhoids, bloating and other more serious bowel disorders.

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(c)send2press Caffeine Killed Woman, Autopsy Revealed - Caffeine Awareness Alliance Calls for Action
NEW YORK, NY - December 3, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- An autopsy released this week has found caffeine to be the cause of death for a woman from New Mexico. The incident took place in June after she was admitted to a hospital after a fight with her son. The injuries sustained were thought to be the cause of her lapsing into a coma but was later revealed that high amounts of caffeine were found. The Caffeine Awareness Alliance has formally petitioned the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to require manufacturers of caffeinated products to indicate the exact amount of caffeine in milligrams.

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World AIDS Day Chosen to Launch HIV/AIDS Radio Network, First All HIV/AIDS 'On Demand' Radio Network to Tackle AIDS
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - December 1, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Aldagon Resources and the Affiliate Nanocasting Network (ANN) announced today the launch of the HIV/AIDS Radio Network (www.hivradio.com) -- the first "on demand" radio network dedicated to airing the voices of HIV and AIDS from around the world.

By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
First North American Conference on Shaken Baby Syndrome Attracts World Experts and Shaken Baby Syndrome Victims and Families
MONTREAL, Quebec - September 9, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- The National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome (www.dontshake.com) announces its first North American Conference on Shaken Baby Syndrome. This conference brings together physicians, researchers, health care professionals and legal experts as well as members of shaken baby syndrome (SBS) victims' families and victim advocates.

By News Article Editor: Beverly West
(c) apothecary New Book 'The Frugal Patient' by a Pharmacist Explains 12 Steps to Lowering Prescription Drug Costs
TYLER, TX - September 8, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Apothecary Publishing (www.apothecarypublishing.com) today announced the publication of "The Frugal Patient: A Consumer's Guide to Saving Money on Prescription Medications and Getting the Maximum Value for Your Healthcare Dollar," by Doug Benedetti, R.Ph (ISBN 0-9725856-0-5). The book spells out 12 steps that Americans can take to lower their prescription drug costs by substituting common high-priced medications with low-cost alternatives that have the same therapeutic benefits as well as similar safety profiles.

By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
ProteomTech, Inc. Secures Phase II SBIR Grant, for VEGI Anti-angiogenesis Drug Development
EMERYVILLE, Calif. - August 24, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- ProteomTech, Inc. (www.proteomtech-inc.com), a privately held biotech start-up, announced today that the company has been awarded a $750,000 Phase II SBIR grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to develop the new anti- angiogenesis (cancer) protein drug, VEGI - vascular endothelial growth inhibitor.

By News Article Editor: Beverly West
SuperPractice.com, Inc. Launches a Website That Will Distribute the Visionary Medical Office™, an Integrated Practice Management Solution for Healthcare Professionals
CHICAGO, IL - August 18, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- SuperPractice.com, Inc. (www.superpractice.com) today announced the launch of their website that will distribute the company's Visionary Medical Office™, a state-of- the-art medical practice management application which integrates billing and Practice Management Software into one solution. The Visionary Dream Medical Office™ also can include Dream EMR, a mobile Electronic Medical Records System into the package, offering health care professionals the mobility, security, reliability and accuracy they need, at an affordable price.

By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Croda Executive Emphasizes Innovation in the Cosmetic and Pharmaceutical Industries
EDISON, N.J. - August 10, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Innovation was the major theme at Croda Inc.'s inauguration of its new North American Headquarters and Innovation Center late last month. Croda Inc. (www.crodausa.com) is the North American subsidiary of Croda International PLC, a world-class supplier of specialty chemicals to the cosmetic, toiletries, household, pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries.

By News Article Editor: Carly Zander
Testing Proves UV Effective at Killing SARS Virus
NEW YORK, NY - Aug. 6, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- A new laboratory study has demonstrated that Ultra Violet (UV) light can effectively kill the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) virus. FP Technologies (www.vigilairsystems.com), an engineering firm that uses UV radiation to sterilize air and surfaces, designed the SARS testing. Tests were performed at ZeptoMetrix, Inc., a leading bio-tech lab that currently holds several contracts with the Centers for Disease Control.

By News Article Editor: Carly Zander
Free Trial of New Pain Assessment Technology
New Pain Gauge® is a compact computerized device developed to provide an easy-to-use, objective tool for assessing pain and stress in animals
COLUMBUS, OHIO - June 24, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Public Health Information Services (PHIS), Inc., has announced they are making their recently launched Pain Gauge available to veterinarians on a two-week, free trial basis. Consumers can sample the new technology by leasing the devices on a month-to-month basis. The first of its kind, the Pain Gauge is a compact computerized device developed to provide an easy-to-use, objective tool for assessing pain and stress in animals.

By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
F.A. Davis Company, Publisher of Taber's Medical Dictionary, Celebrates its 125th Anniversary in Philadelphia
A Gala Party Will Take Place on June 26th to Celebrate The Anniversary of One of The Last Independently-Owned Medical Publishers In America
PHILADELPHA, PA - June 14, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- F.A. Davis Company (www.fadavis.com), one of the last independently-owned medical publishers in America, will celebrate its 125th anniversary in Philadelphia on June 26th. More than 300 guests are expected to attend the company's celebration.

By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome to Implement $1.5 Million Prevention Project
OGDEN, UT - June 7, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Crying, especially inconsolable crying, is the most common trigger for shaking and physical abuse of infants. A new research program may provide parents and other caretakers the tools they need to prevent shaken baby syndrome (SBS), a form of child abuse that can cause immediate damage to the victim's brain.

News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
'Gate-Keeper' Patent Granted For Novel Germicidal Device To Help Prevent Hospital-Acquired (Nosocomial) Infections
BOSTON, MA - May 19, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Catheter site infections are among the most common and serious nosocomial infections. UVSolutions (www.uvs-ultraclean.com) announces its patented catheter site disinfection system, also patented for wound care, is a safe, effective, painless, low-cost disinfection solution.

News Article Editor: Carly Zander
First American Gains Therapeutic Benefit From REXIN-G, The Leading Tumor-Targeted Gene Therapy Vector For Pancreatic Cancer
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - May 13, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation, today announced that the first American with advanced pancreatic cancer has responded favorably to Rexin-G, the leading tumor- targeted injectable gene therapy vector for metastatic cancer.

News Article Editor: Christopher L. Simmons
Sleep Solutions Announces the Relocation of its Corporate Headquarters to Maryland
Move Improves Access to Strategic Business and Regulatory Assets
Annapolis, MD - April 29, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Sleep Solutions, Inc. (www.SleepSolutions.com), the innovative medical device and healthcare services company focusing on direct-to-patient sleep apnea testing services has announced the relocation of its corporate headquarters to the Annapolis, Maryland area from Palo Alto, California.

News Article Editor: Christopher L. Simmons
Tai Chi School of Westchester Announces Instructor Nicola Briggs Will Present an Abstract at the 15th International AIDS Conference in Bangkok, Thailand
NEW YORK, NY and BANGKOK, Thailand - April 27, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- The Tai Chi School of Westchester in Bronxville, New York announces that Head Instructor Nicola Briggs will be presenting her abstract: "The use of Tai Chi as a therapeutic modality to improve the quality of life in persons living with AIDS and substance abuse" at the 15th International AIDS Conference in Bangkok, Thailand July 12-16, 2004.

News Article Editor: Carly Zander
Health Discovery Corporation Announces Agreement with Stanford University for Biomarker and Pathway Discovery in Lymphatic Insufficiency
SAVANNAH, GA - March 22, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Health Discovery Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: HDVY) today announced the signing of an Agreement with Stanford University to use Health Discovery Corporations proprietary and patent protected Fractal Genomics Modeling (FGM) techniques to identify new patterns of biomarkers in lymphatic insufficiency and its response to therapeutic lymphangiogenesis. According to the Agreement, ownership of Research Program Inventions conceived, discovered or reduced to practice under the Research Program will be determined based on inventorship. As such, any invention discovered using our analytical tools on this Stanford database will be jointly owned by Health Discovery Corporation and Stanford.

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Guan-Cheng Sun, PhD, is Revealing the Mysteries of 5,000 years of Chinese Acupuncture Meridians
SEATTLE, WA - March 3, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- In a groundbreaking article to be published in Qi: The Journal of Traditional Eastern Health and Fitness (Spring, Mid-March, 2004), Guan-Cheng Sun, PhD, Executive Director of the Institute of Qigong & Internal Alternative Medicine (IQ&IAM - www.qigongseattle.org), a scientist and molecular geneticist, reveals how ancient Chinese health practitioners first identified the mysterious acupuncture meridians. For 5,000 years, only a single clue has surfaced, suggesting these pathways that feed the internal organs with nourishing life energy or "qi" can be directly seen with "internal vision." Until now, no methodology has explained how to develop this prized ability.
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Human Research Protections Workshop And Conference March 31, April 1 & 2, 2004 in Orlando, FL
'Protecting Vulnerable Subjects -- Theory, Practice, and Compliance'
ORLANDO, FL - Feb. 26, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) and Friends Research Institute (FRI), in Joint Sponsorship with The Medical Education Council of Pensacola (MECOP), and in collaboration with Florida A & M University, Florida State University, The State of Florida Department of Health, the U.S. FDA, and the VHA present a two-day comprehensive National Conference: "Protecting Vulnerable Subjects--Theory, Practice, and Compliance, Thursday & Friday, April 1 & 2, 2004 in Orlando, Florida at The Peabody Hotel. in Orlando, FL. Outstanding national faculty, with Keynote Addresses by RADM Nathan Stinson, Jr., Deputy Assistant for Minority Health, DHHS, and Dr. John O. Agwunoby, Secretary of Health, State of Florida.
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Dr. Herbert A. Fritsche, Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Chief of the Clinical Chemistry Section at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center accepts position as Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of Health Discovery Corporation
WACO, Texas - Jan. 27, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Health Discovery Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: HDVY), a systems biology oriented biomarker and pathway discovery company, which uses proprietary advanced mathematical platforms, such as Fractal Genomics Modeling (FGM) techniques, to help identify and characterize diagnostic targets and therapeutic drug candidates from complex genomic, proteomic and clinical data sets, is honored that Dr. Herbert Fritsche of M.D. Anderson Cancer Center has accepted the position as Chairman of the Company's Scientific Advisory Board joining other distinguished members including Dr. Kary Mullis, recipient of the Nobel Prize for his invention of PCR.
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[Business & Technology News Editor: Carly Zander]
Health Discovery Corporation Announces Agreement With M.D. Anderson Cancer Center for Biomarker and Pathway Discovery in Prostate Cancer
WACO, Texas - Jan. 26, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Health Discovery Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: HDVY) today announced the signing of its second Biomarker and Pathway Discovery Agreement with The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston Texas. Under the terms of the Agreement, The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, has granted the Company a first option to obtain an exclusive worldwide royalty- bearing commercial license to commercialize any discovered prostate cancer biomarkers or pathways identified by the Company utilizing its proprietary and patent protected Fractal Genomics Modeling (FGM) techniques.
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Health Discovery Corporation Releases Shareholder Letter
WACO, Texas - January 8, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Health Discovery Corporation, Inc. (OTC BB: HDVY) today released a letter to the shareholders from Dr. Stephen D. Barnhill Chairman and Chief Executive officer of Health Discovery corporation.
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Dr. Tin-Chuen Yeung Named To Health Discovery Corporation Scientific Advisory Board
WACO, Texas - Nov. 25, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Health Discovery Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: HDVY), a biotechnology company which is focused on biomarker and pathway discovery for diagnostic markers and drug targets today announced the appointment of Dr. Tin-Chuen Yeung to its Scientific Advisory Board.
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Healthcare Industry's First Open Business Services Network Crosses $15M Mark
Webify's CTO to Discuss Value of Implementing HIPAA Transactions using open Web Services Standards at AFEHCT's Annual Conference
AUSTIN, TX - Nov. 18, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Webify Solutions, the company that pioneered Business Services Networks, announced today that its Healthcare Business Services Network has processed over $15 million in healthcare transactions since its commercialization in July 2003. Developed for Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield and its Advanced Health Information Network (AHIN) group, Webify's Business Services Network provides clinics and hospitals with a direct connect, real-time or batch based alternative to clearinghouses while driving down healthcare administration costs for both health plans and providers.
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Health Discovery Corporation, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Joe Fanelli to the Management Team as Director of Corporate Development
WACO, Texas - Nov. 14, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Health Discovery Corporation, Inc. (OTC BB: HDVY), today announced the appointment of Joe Fanelli to the Company's Management Team. Mr. Fanelli will assume the position of Director of Corporate Development for the Company. In this role, Mr. Fanelli will work on strategic alliances, partnerships, acquisitions, and licensees for the Company's patent protected biomarker discoveries.
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'LET'S SIMPLIFY THE CANADIAN DRUG RE-IMPORTATION ISSUE ONCE AND FOR ALL,' SAYS OWNER OF CANADIAN PHARMACY
WINNIPEG, MANITOBA - Nov. 10, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- As the owner of CanadianOnlineRX.com it only makes sense for the millions of Americans on fixed incomes to buy medications from Canada, says company president Robert Becker.
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PROF. DR. BERNHARD SCHOLKOPF, MAX PLANK DIRECTOR, NAMED TO HEALTH DISCOVERY CORPORATION SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD
WACO, Texas, - Nov. 6, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Health Discovery Corporation (OTC BB: HDVY) formerly Direct Wireless Communications, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DWCM), a biotechnology company which is focused on biomarker and pathway discovery for diagnostic markers and drug targets today announced the appointment of Prof. Dr. Bernhard Scholkopf to its Scientific Advisory Board.
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DIRECT WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS INC. ANNOUNCES NAME CHANGE TO HEALTH DISCOVERY CORPORATION
WACO, Texas - Nov. 6, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Direct Wireless Communications, Inc. (OTC BB: HDVY), a biotechnology company which is focused on "first-phase" biomarker and pathway discovery for diagnostic markers and drug targets today announced that it has officially changed its name to Health Discovery Corporation. The trading symbol for the company, which is publicly traded on the OTCBB, will also change from "DWCM" to "HDVY". These changes will be effective as of November 6, 2003.
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DIRECT WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS, INC. ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF DAVID COOPER, M.D., PH.D. TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND THE MANAGEMENT TEAM
WACO, Texas - (Send2Press Newswire) - Nov. 3, 2003 -- Direct Wireless Communications, Inc. (OTC BB: DWCM), today announced the appointment of David Cooper, M.D., Ph.D. to the Company's Board of Directors. In addition, Dr. Cooper will assume the Position of President and Chief Medical Officer of the Company.
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DIRECT WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS, INC. ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT WITH MD ANDERSON CANCER CENTER FOR CANCER DISCOVERY
WACO, TX - (Send2Press Newswire) - Oct. 31, 2003 -- Direct Wireless Communications, Inc. (OTC BB: DWCM) today announced the signing of an Agreement with The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston Texas to analyze a gene expression data base to identify new biomarkers and pathways involved in leukemia.
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DIRECT WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS, INC. ANNOUNCES BOARD AND MANAGEMENT CHANGES
WACO, TEXAS - (Send2Press Newswire) - October 27, 2003 -- Direct Wireless Communications, Inc. (OTC BB: DWCM), today announced the resignation of Dr. Bill G. Williams as Chairman and CEO of the Company effective October 23, 2003.
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UNIVERSITY PHYSICIAN ASSOCIATES EXPANDS THEIR COMPREHENSIVE COMPLIANCE PROGRAM USING MEDAPTUS
BOSTON, MA - (Send2Press Newswire) -- Oct. 9, 2003 -- The implementation of the MedAptus Charges In Hand™, Code Assist™ and Coding Reference™ solutions at University Physician Associates (UPA) in 2002, resulted in operational improvements including a 13% increase in gross charges per encounter, reduction in average days to payment by 15 days and most importantly, enabled UPA to implement a comprehensive coding and compliance program designed to monitor their compliance with the numerous Medicare and Medicaid medical billing rules.
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[News Article Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
RAMANANDA K. MADYASTHA, M.D., PH.D., AWARD WINNING CANCER RESEARCHER NAMED TO DIRECT WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD
WACO, TEXAS - (Send2Press Newswire) - October 2, 2003 -- Direct Wireless Communications, Inc. (OTC BB: DWCM) a biotechnology company which is focused on biomarker and pathway discovery for diagnostic markers and drug targets today announced the appointment of award winning cancer researcher, Dr. Ramananda Madyastha to its Scientific Advisory Board.
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[News Article Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
DIRECT WIRELESS COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF THE BARNHILL GROUP
WACO, TX and SAVANNAH, GA - Sept. 25, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- Direct Wireless Communications, Inc. (OTCBB: DWCM) today announced the completion of the acquisition of The Barnhill Group in Savannah, Georgia. The Barnhill Group was founded by Stephen D. Barnhill, M.D., a Physician trained in Laboratory Medicine/Clinical Pathology and a Pioneer in the development of Artificial Intelligence and Pattern Recognition Computational Techniques used in Medicine, Genomics, Proteomics, Diagnostics and Drug Discovery.
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DIRECT WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS HOSTS RECEPTION FOR 15TH ANNUAL GENOMIC SEQUENCING AND ANALYSIS CONFERENCE HELD BY THE INSTITUTE FOR GENOMIC RESEARCH (TIGR) IN SAVANNAH, GEORGIA
WACO, TEXAS - Sept. 18, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- Direct Wireless Communications, Inc. (OTCBB: DWCM) a biotechnology company which is focused on "first phase" biomarker and pathway discovery for diagnostic markers and drug targets today announced that it will host a reception for the The Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR) on Monday evening, September 22, 2003. The meeting is the 15th annual Genomic Sequencing and Analysis Conference held by TIGR. Each year, the conference is attended by some of the most prominent physicians and research scientists in the field of genomics and proteomics in the world.
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[News Article Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
INTOUCH DELIVERS WEB BASED, INTUITIVE AND SECURE PATIENT INFORMATION FOR MCKESSON HIS DATABASE
MEMPHIS, TN - Sept 18, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- Perceptus (www.perceptus.net), a company specializing in healthcare software has released InTouch, a product that allows physicians and staff to easily access patient information using only a web browser. The software is intuitive and simple to use allowing access to results, transcriptions, (including support for Arrendale Associates TA and SoftMed), orders, insurance, demographics, images, (MedRecsPlus, IBM WAF) census, and other desired patient information.
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DR. KARY MULLIS, NOBEL PRIZE WINNING CHEMIST NAMED TO DIRECT WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD
WACO, TEXAS - Sept. 9, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- Direct Wireless Communications, Inc. (OTCBB: DWCM) a biotechnology company which is focused on biomarker and pathway discovery for diagnostic markers and drug targets today announced the appointment of Nobel Prize-winning chemist Kary Mullis, Ph.D., to its Scientific Advisory Board.
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[News Article Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
EPEIUS BIOTECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION GAINS FDA ORPHAN DRUG APPROVAL FOR REXIN-G, THE WORLD'S FIRST TARGETED INJECTABLE GENE THERAPY VECTOR, FOR PANCREATIC CANCER
LOS ANGELES, CALIF. - Sept. 8, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced that the FDA has approved REXIN-G, the world's first tumor-targeted injectable gene therapy vector, as an orphan drug for pancreatic cancer. The FDA's decision to approve REXIN-G was based on objective demonstrations of medical plausibility of REXIN-G as an effective treatment for pancreatic cancer. The major benefit to the company is market exclusivity for the REXIN-G product for all types of pancreatic cancer. This represents a highly significant milestone for Epeius Biotechnologies since its lead product, REXIN-G, is the first gene therapy product to gain FDA orphan drug designation for pancreatic cancer.
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[News Article Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
DR. HERBERT FRITSCHE PRESENTS CANCER DISCOVERY AT INTERNATIONAL CANCER MEETING
WACO, TEXAS - Sept. 3, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- Direct Wireless Communications, Inc. (OTCBB: DWCM) today announced that Dr. Herbert Fritsche, from MD Anderson Cancer Center, is presenting today the results of two scientific studies using the Company's recently acquired patent protected proprietary software, Fractal Genomic Modeling (FGM), at the 31st Meeting of the International Society for Oncodevelopmental Biology and Medicine (ISOBM) in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
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DIRECT WIRELESS ENTERS INTO A LETTER OF AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE FRACTAL GENOMICS
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. - September 2, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- Direct Wireless Communications, Inc. (OTCBB: DWCM) today announced the signing of a binding Letter of Agreement to acquire Fractal Genomics in San Francisco, California. Fractal Genomics was founded by Sandy Shaw, a former bioinformatics specialist at the University of California, San Francisco and former computer scientist and software engineer with over twenty years of experience at Bell Labs, Lockheed Electronics and the University of Hawaii.
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[News Article Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
HOYMEDIA, S.A AND AIDS DRUGS DIRECT DELIVER WAYS FOR AIDS AND HIV SUFFERERS TO LOWER COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH OBTAINING CRITICAL MEDICATIONS
TAMPA, FL - Sept. 2, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- Hoymedia, S.A announced today the formal launch of AIDS Drugs Direct, a cost-effective alternative for those suffering from AIDS and HIV to obtain brand-name life-saving medications at a fraction of U.S. prices. Based in Tampa Florida, and Cape Town, South Africa, AIDS Drugs Direct provides HIV/AIDS medications at savings up to 60% less than even highly publicized Canadian Pharmacies.
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[News Article Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
NEURAL PROSTHESIS RECIPIENT TO KEYNOTE 2003 NEUROTECH LEADERS FORUM
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. - August 29, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- Jennifer French, one of the first recipients of an experimental standing/transfer prosthesis that allows paraplegics to stand up using their own paralyzed leg muscles, will deliver the keynote talk at the 2003 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco. The event, a full-day management and investment conference directed at neurotechnology executives, entrepreneurs, and investors, will be held at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport on September 9, 2003.
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[News Article Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
DIRECT WIRELESS ENTERS INTO A LETTER OF AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE THE BARNHILL GROUP
SAVANNAH, GA and DALLAS, TEXAS - Aug. 26, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- Direct Wireless Communications, Inc. (OTCBB: DWCM) today announced the signing of a binding Letter of Agreement to acquire The Barnhill Group in Savannah, Georgia. The Barnhill Group was founded by Stephen D. Barnhill, M.D., a Physician trained in Laboratory Medicine/Clinical Pathology and a Pioneer in the development of Artificial Intelligence and Pattern Recognition Computational Techniques used in Medicine, Genomics, Proteomics, Diagnostics and Drug Discovery. Dr. Barnhill is a co-inventor on the first neural network patents used in medicine, which were recently acquired by Johnson & Johnson. He is also the inventor of the first support vector machine patents used in medicine for genomic discovery. Dr. Barnhill founded and was CEO of the Barnhill Clinical Laboratories, which was acquired by Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX).
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TEAM WORKING TOGETHER TO BRING BIOTECHNOLOGY MANUFACTURING CENTER TO MASSACHUSETTS
CAMBRIDGE, MA. - July 7, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- York Street LLC (www.yorkstreetllc.com) a developer of real estate for biotechnology manufacturing, development and research today announced that it has reached agreement with three leading Massachusetts-based companies supporting the Biotechnology community to work together to bring large-scale biotechnology manufacturing to Massachusetts.
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UNIQUE EVENT HELPS SELECTIVELY MUTE CHILDREN WHO SUFFER IN SILENCE
PHILADELPHIA, PA - June 20, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- In the northern suburbs of Philadelphia, families from across the US will learn how to "rid the silence" at the Second Annual SMG-CAN Family Retreat and Conference, hosted by the Selective Mutism Group-Childhood Anxiety Network (SMG-CAN). The event will take place July 11-12, 2003, at the Holiday Inn Select Buck's County, and conclude with a fun and educational family day at Willow Grove Picnics on Sunday July 13, 2003.
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THE ULTIMATE WALKING CANE FROM MSGLOBAL - BUILT IN LIGHT, ALARM, SAFETY FLASHER, AND EVEN A COMPASS
Replaces All Canes And Walking Sticks
LOS GATOS, Calif. - June 17, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- We all want those closest to us to be safe and secure. For users of canes or hiking sticks, Maurie Sandler has an ideal solution; a new medical product called the Multipurpose Spotlight Cane.
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OAKLAND TOWN HALL KICK-OFF FOR CALIFORNIA BLACK WOMEN'S HEALTH PROJECT
'Sick And Tired Of Being Sick And Tired: Healing The Souls Of Black Women'
OAKLAND, CA - June 16, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Black women, mental health and emotional well-being are the hot topics to be discussed at the California Black Women's Health Project's (CABWHP) first of several scheduled Oakland town hall meetings to be held on Saturday, June 21, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. at downtown Oakland's YWCA, 1515 Webster Street.
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SPRIXX INTRODUCES NEW HAND SANITIZER THAT YOU WEAR
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - June 4, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Sprixx (www.sprixx.com) has announced the introduction of its new patented product line of personal hand sanitizers that you wear. Clipped to belt or clothes, the dispensing systems operate with one hand to make it possible for busy professionals to sanitize hands anytime and anywhere. Unlike wall-mounted dispensers, Sprixx was designed to become second nature by removing the extra time, trouble, and thought required for hand sanitation. This allows workers to stay in their workflow, save precious time, and maintain 100% hand hygiene compliance that was otherwise impossible.
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CLINICAL TRIALS OPEN IN MANILA TO TEST THE WORLD'S FIRST TARGETED INJECTABLE GENE DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR TREATING METASTATIC CANCER
LOS ANGELES, Calif., and Manila, Philippines - June 3, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation (www.epeiusbiotech.com) today announced that clinical trials have started in Manila, testing the world's first targeted injectable gene delivery system for treating metastatic cancer, using Epeius' TDS technologies.
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LOS ANGELES COUNTY BREAST CANCER FOUNDATIONS TO BENEFIT FROM SALES OF UNIQUE 'PINK RIBBON' DESIGNER SNEAKERS BY ENTERPRISING CALIFORNIA COMPANY LA FEET
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - June 2, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Proceeds from the sales of a new line of hand-painted leather sneakers from Los Angeles fashion shoe company la feet (www.4lafeet.com) will go toward promoting breast cancer awareness, la feet CEO Sharon Hollander announced today.
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RAWSTOCK FEATURES ECO-REGENERATION, RAW FOOD DELIGHT, MUSICAL ECSTASY, AND PURE HEALTH EMPOWERMENT, CELEBRATING THE CUTTING-EDGE TREND IN HEALTH ON JULY 5-7
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - May 30, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Raw Passion Productions invites all health enthusiasts to its Rawstock Festival at stunning Ocean Song -- an organic farm and environmental learning center in the heavenly hills above the Bodega Coast in Northern California -- for three days of pure health enrichment and loving fun.

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'WE'RE NOT GONNA TAKE IT!' - GROUP RAILS AGAINST W.H.O. SARS REPORTING
DENVER, CO - May 28, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- A watchdog group, Truth About Reporting of SARS (TARS), claims that the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) reports SARS data in a misleading fashion, resulting in unwarranted panic and significant economic loss. The claims were levied as W.H.O. announced that they are seeking $200 million in funding to combat the disease.

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10,000 AMERICAN FAMILIES AFFECTED BY HIDDEN SARS REPERCUSSION
DENVER, CO - May 27, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- One Light Adoptions (onelightadoptions.org) estimates that nearly 10,000 American families eagerly anticipating the arrival of adopted children from China have been told that their adoptions are on "indefinite suspension" due to SARS. The China Center for Adoption Affairs suspended adoptions last Tuesday, affecting the placement of most international children adopted into the United States. 30% of incoming international adoptions are from China.

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QUANTUM NUTRITIONALS ANNOUNCES REVOLUTIONARY EYE CARE PRODUCT FOR COMBATING AGE RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION
WALLED LAKE, MI - May 14, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Quantum Nutritionals (www.quantumnutritionals.com), a Michigan based LLC, announces a new supplement containing Meso-Zeaxanthin (MZ) for eye health. MZ is a patented supplement (US patent nos. 6'329,432, 6'218,436) researched and discovered by Drs. Richard Bone and John Landrum of Florida International University.

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SLEEP SOLUTIONS ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENTS OF MIKE THOMAS AS PRESIDENT AND DAN DUGAN AS CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
Company Continues Growth Providing Diagnostic, Therapy and Compliance Management Services for Patients Experiencing Sleep-Disordered Breathing.
PALO ALTO, CA - April 16, 2003 /Send2Press/ -- Sleep Solutions, Inc., the innovative medical device and healthcare services company focusing on direct-to-patient sleep disorder testing services has announced the appointment of Michael J. Thomas as President and Director. Mr. Thomas joined Sleep Solutions in 2001 as Vice President, Sales and Business Development. Mr. Thomas succeeds Daniel R. Dugan who becomes Chairman of the Board after having served as President since 2001.

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VERIDIEN ANNOUNCES NEXT GENERATION OF ITS PATENTED VIRAGUARD LINE OF READY TO USE DISINFECTANTS AND ANTIMICROBIALS
MIAMI, FL - April 8, 2003 /Send2Press/ -- Veridien Corporation is pleased to announce the introduction of the next generation of its patented Viraguard® line of ready to use disinfectants and antimicrobials for medical, dental and institutional markets. Since its introduction nearly a decade ago, Viraguard has been recognized as an environmentally compatible and highly effective solution for the disinfection of hard inanimate surfaces, under its EPA disinfectant registration, as well as being a safe and effective hand sanitizer, under its FDA drug listing as an OTC antimicrobial product.

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BREAKTHROUGH MEDICAL DEVICE CALLED THERMAL ANGEL HELPS SAVE LIVES ON IRAQI BATTLEFIELD AND U.S. HOMEFRONT
DALLAS, TX - April 3, 2003 /Send2Press/ -- The U.S. Military Forces in Iraq have an angel on their side. It's a medical device, called the Thermal Angel, that is being extensively used by the Marines to treat casualties in their portable operating rooms, the Forward Resuscitative Surgical System (FRSS).

EVOLUTIONARY FAMILY COACH CALLS ADD/ADHD MEDICATION "CHEMICAL LOBOTOMY"
One Day Training Course Gives Parents and Educators Practical Tools for Supporting ADD/ADHD Children
SEDONA, AZ - Feb. 4, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- With over 6,000,000 prescriptions written for Ritalin in the Unites States every year, more and more parents and educators question the need for medicating children diagnosed with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) and other learning difficulties. According to Karen Curry, B.S.N., internationally known family coach trainer, author and child development specialist, symptoms of ADD/ADHD are frequently exhibited by gifted children who are not having their developmental, nutritional or educational needs being met successfully.

NEW PROGRAM TO REDUCE 60% OF WORKPLACE ILLNESS - CUT WORK COMP COSTS 30%
OVERLAND PARK, KS - Jan. 3, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Alliance Training and Consulting, Inc., a national business training and consulting firm announces a new program to reduce the incidence of muscular skeletal disorders in the workplace and combat the skyrocketing costs of workers' compensation.


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