Health and Medical News - Page 15

Page 15 of Health and Medical News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



O.C. Foot Surgeon Receives International Recognition

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

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.

Paradigm Multimedia Technology Changes the Rules for Health Care TV Systems

EUGENE, Ore., July 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ProTune Technology, patented by Paradigm Multimedia, provides new ways to design and enhance in-room entertainment systems in health care facilities. This radically new engineering concept for entertainment systems lowers equipment costs and increases the number of choices available when purchasing in-room systems.

PreViser Corporation Appoints Director of Medical Technology to Expand Further into Medicine

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 (www.previser.com) 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

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

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.

Artromick Automation Products Group Selects Katz Marketing Solutions for Brand Innovation Marketing

COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Artromick, a leading developer of medication management and healthcare technology solutions for the long-term and acute care markets, today announced the selection of Katz Marketing Solutions to provide marketing innovation and strategic planning services for its Automation Products Group. The agreement is to provide marketing support to accelerate innovations that redefine medication management within hospitals and extended care facilities.

Jim ‘Catfish’ Hunter Foundation and The ALS Association Announce Opening of ALS Clinic at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in September

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

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

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

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

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.

Success for Crystal Meth Drug Addict on YouTube

QUEBEC, Canada, June 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Narconon Trois-Rivieres, crystal methamphetamine (more commonly referred to as crystal meth) is a drug known to cause severe addiction problems. The side effects associated with crystal meth consumption are blatantly devastating: the shakiness, the paranoia, the agitation and insomnia lasting for days all weigh heavily on the drug user. (VIDEO)

Expand-A-Lung(TM) Breathing Resistance Exerciser Selected as Top Choice for Respiratory Fitness Training by the L.A. Times

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.

Drug Addiction Explained by Drug Addiction Center

TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, Canada, June 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Narconon Trois-Rivieres, drug addiction is not a random coincidence. The onset of drug addiction may be caused in most instances by a problem, a particular discomfort, an emotional disturbance or physical pain that the individual cannot handle or fix. The individual will find it very difficult to deal with that particular thing.

Internationally Renowned Fertility Educator and Patient Advocate Partners with Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine

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

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).

New Healthcare Payment System Offers 3.5 Billion in Cost Savings

CHICAGO, Ill., May 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MPA, a Chicago-based firm specializing in the analysis of healthcare data, announces their initial roll out of the GlobalPRIME(TM) Payment System – a healthcare payment system that supports a risk-adjusted global fee for warrantied care of a clinical episode.

CYNACON / OCuSOFT(R) Announces OCuSOFT(R) Lid Scrub(TM) PLUS Now Available in CVS Pharmacies

RICHMOND, Texas (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

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

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)

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.

M2SYS Fingerprint Software Integrated with Medical Marijuana Dispensary Management Solution

ATLANTA, Ga., May 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, an award-winning fingerprint biometrics research and development firm, announced today that it has finalized an agreement with IMCL (Innovative Marijuana Caregiver Logistics), a leading provider of inventory and patient management solutions to the medical marijuana dispensary industry. Through this agreement, IMCL has exclusive rights to integrate the Bio-Plugin(TM) fingerprint solution with its CA-MMPR patient registry product.

Affinity Healthcare LLC Receives Accreditation for CT and Ultrasound

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

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

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.

Interim HealthCare Announces Conversion of Branches to Franchises in California

SUNRISE, Fla., and SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interim HealthCare, the nation’s largest combined provider of home care and healthcare staffing services, announced the completion of conversions of the San Diego/Escondido, Fresno, Sacramento and Modesto/Stockton branches into franchise operations.

Eularis to Address Marketing Return at Japanese Pharmaceutical Marketing Excellence Conference

TOKYO and LONDON, U.K., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Andree Bates, president of the New York and London-based pharmaceutical analytics company Eularis, will be delivering a presentation on how to tell if you are making the wrong marketing decision. The Pharmaceutical Marketing Excellence conference takes place in Tokyo, Japan.

Affinity Healthcare, LLC Adds New Physicians

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.

Eularis to Address Making the Right Research Decision for ROI

NEW YORK, N.Y. and LONDON, U.K., April 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Andree Bates, president of the pharmaceutical analytics company Eularis, will be delivering a presentation on Making the Right Research Decision for ROI – The Link Between Research and Decisions on Bottom Line Return, at 3rd Annual Pharmaceutical Market Research Summit.

Interim Analysis of Phase I/II Study of Rexin-G Confirms Efficacy with No Dose Limiting Toxicity in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

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.

Today’s Working Adults Face Long Term Care ‘Double Whammy,’ Says Denise Gott, Spokesperson for LTC Financial Partners, LLC

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For health reasons, Americans in the prime of life may be less financially secure than they think, according to Denise Gott, Vice Chairperson of LTC Financial Partners LLC, one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies. ‘The sudden need for long term care can erode their best-laid financial plans,’ she says.

Cypress Systems, Inc. Launches Cancer Prevention Health Campaign Using SelenoExcell(R)

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

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.

Mark Whitacre, Ph.D. Promoted at Cypress Systems, Inc. and a Warner Bros. Movie to be Filmed About Him

FRESNO, Calif., March 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cypress Systems, Inc., a Fresno CA based biotechnology company, announced that it has promoted Mark E. Whitacre, Ph.D. to become the company’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) and President of Operations. Dr. Whitacre joined the executive management team in December 2006 as President of Technology and Business Development for the new east coast office.

Epeius Biotechnologies Awarded U.S. Patent for Targeted Injectable Gene Delivery In Vivo

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

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

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

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

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.

Losing Weight But Still Have Belly Bulge?

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The same diet that’s helping you lose weight might actually be causing you to retain figure-destroying belly fat. That ‘s because dieting is stressful. You worry about what to eat… when to eat… how much to eat. All that worry leads to ‘diet stress,’ according to the experts at the Carter-Reed Company(TM), the makers of America’s most popular ‘Belly Fat’ pill, Relacore(R)

Myo-Med, Tom Brady and STG Media Corp. Team Up to Jump Start Myo-Med’s 2008 Advertising Campaign

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.

Long Term Care Newsletter Helps Preserve Solvency and Sanity While Caring for Loved One

KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you suddenly have to care for an incapacitated parent or spouse, the impact can be life-changing. Rising care costs can devour your estate or inheritance. And your loved one’s daily needs can make you into a full-time caregiver. ‘But it doesn’t have to be that way,’ says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Operations for LTC Financial Partners.

Interim HealthCare Honors Social Workers During the Month of March

SUNRISE, Fla., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interim HealthCare, one of the nation’s largest home care and health care staffing companies, proudly recognizes the important role Social Workers play in home care, hospice and hospitals throughout the year and during National Social Work Month.

Recent Studies Suggest Popular ‘Diet Pill’ Reduces Acne Breakouts

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Feb. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As crazy as it sounds, recent studies conducted at Stanford and Wake Forest Schools of Medicine suggest there’s a connection between stubborn stress-related belly bulge, unsightly acne flare-ups and the so-called ‘Belly Fat’ pill, Relacore(R)… and that link is stress. Well, now it seems that stress also increases both the frequency and the severity of acne breakouts. While this may be terrible news for millions of us who seem to be stressed-out even on the best of days, it turns out to be great news for the Carter-Reed Company.

Luscious Lips Improve Valentine Celebrations

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)

Google, Yahoo! ‘Personal Trainers’ Strengthen Digital Delts, Partner with Saatchi & Saatchi Healthcare Communications Group Teams in Tech Circuit Training

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brand teams at a leading New York healthcare communications group are taking their digital skills to the next level at a day-long Tech Fit fair on Tuesday, February 12, 2008, at Saatchi & Saatchi Healthcare Communications Group (SSHCG) headquarters in lower Manhattan.

Interim HealthCare Hospice of Rock Hill, S.C. Announces Their Medicare Certification

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.

New Laser Skin Resurfacing Procedure Offers Traditional Laser Results at a Fraction of the Price, Pain and Recovery Time

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

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.

deverus, Inc. Partners with eScreen Inc. to Offer First and Only Instrumented Instant Drug Testing Device to Clients

AUSTIN, Texas – Jan. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus, Inc., the leader in background screening technology, recently announced a partnership with eScreen Inc., a company known for its innovative drug screening technology. After comparing different providers, deverus found that no one could match the selection and quality of products that eScreen had to offer. Through eScreen, deverus will now provide clients with technology that creates a web-based system that delivers faster drug test results and paperless transactions.

Detroit Cosmetic Surgeon Unveils His Top Picks, Declaring 2008 as the Year of Patient Satisfaction… without Surgery

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.

Online Billing Program Helps Private Practitioners Increase Revenue

DENVER, Colo. – Dec. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Therapy Partner’s innovative online billing program is helping psychologists, psychiatrists and other fee-for-service professionals increase private practice revenue. Mental health providers and other professionals working in private practice are constantly searching for ways to increase revenue that won’t interfere with the work they’re so passionate about.

The Long Term Care Insurance Explosion; January Conference to Celebrate Rapid Growth of LTC Protection and Light Fuse of Further Expansion

KIRKLAND, Wash. and CHARLESTON, S.C. – Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Partners, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, has more than quadrupled in size since 2005, to more than 400 field underwriters and support staff. That just one sign of what’s happening in the long term care insurance field, in the company’s experience.

Epeius Biotechnologies Applauds the Belated Scholarship of Their Academic Contemporaries in 2007, As Targeted Gene Therapy Comes of Age in Clinical Medicine

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, a Tumor-Targeted Gene-Based Medicine for Metastatic Cancer

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.

As More Americans Live to 100, Long Term Care Insurance Leader Gives Health Assist

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Dec. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As Americans increase their life spans, many eyeing 100-plus, the odds of needing long term care increase. One solution is long term care insurance to pay the care bills. ‘A better solution,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP), ‘is the insurance plus health habits to keep yourself on your feet as long as possible.’

Announcing the Launch of Affinity Healthcare

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.

New Book Reveals Ways to Enhance and Alter Skin Color

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The old adage that ‘beauty is only skin deep’ is true, but diet and lifestyle make it possible to change the skin’s color, if so desired. ‘Unlocking the Mystery of Skin Color’ (ISBN: 978-0-9792103-0-3), a new book scheduled to be released by Thienna, Inc., in mid-December, provides tips on how to control and to change the skin’s color.

Michigan Medical Spa Offers VIP Membership

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.