Health and Medical News - Page 18

Page 18 of Health and Medical News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Greater Northwest Medical Group Expands Nutritional Counseling Services

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

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.

Infertility Breakthrough Could Yield Higher Pregnancy Rates for IVF

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – July 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent breakthrough in the field of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), being offered in Southern California exclusively at the Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM-Los Angeles), may dramatically increase the odds of a woman getting pregnant through IVF, while at the same time reducing the likelihood of multiple births.

SIRM-New Jersey Becomes Exclusive NJ Provider of Breakthrough Infertility Treatment Technology

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

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

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-G(TM), 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)

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – July 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PreViser Corporation 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.

Reaction Biology Corporation Awarded NIH Kinase Grant

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.

Newburgh, NY Eye Surgeon Offers Alcon’s AcrySof(R) ReSTOR(R) Intraocular Lens for Cataract Correction

NEWBURGH, NY – June 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mary Davidian, M.D., of Highland Ophthalmology Associates, a leading ophthalmic surgeon in Newburgh, announces the offering of Alcon’s AcrySof(R) ReSTOR(R) Intraocular Lens (IOL) for cataract patients.

Lutheran Healthcare Selects the Xpediator JRepository(TM), an Innovative Web-Based Tool That Automates Continuous JCAHO Readiness for the Healthcare Industry

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

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

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.

Stratosphere and UV Solutions Partner to Create Product Disinfection Platform – Pacifier Market is Focus for First Products

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.

Media Advisory: New York Times Contributor and Author of Controversial Book on Mercury in Vaccines, Live on AutismToday.Com

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?’

Study: Pediatricians Overlook Early Signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder

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

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.

Rexin-G, the World’s First Tumor-Targeted Gene Delivery Vector Used in Phase I Clinical Trial

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corp. 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.

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

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — (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

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.

For Greater Northwest Medical Group The Future Is Now!

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).

Dr. Barry J. Kaplan Published for Breast Augmentation Using Only Local Anesthesia

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.

Global Medical Research Announces Breakthrough Technology to Prevent Post-Surgical Adhesions

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

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).

Sprixx Announces New Unscented Formula for Wearable Hand Sanitizer

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.

New FDA Approved Test Detects Thyroid Disease in Minutes

HONEY BROOK, PA /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.