Health and Medical News - Page 29

Page 29 of Health and Medical News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Local Pharmacy is First in New Jersey to Earn Top Quality and Safety Endorsement

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.

Drug Development Costs Exceed $802 Million: Global Pharmas Use Clintelligence to Do Something About It

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.

Alma Lasers(TM) Receives FDA Clearance for the Accent(TM) Dual Mode RF System

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

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).

New Online Self Assessment Program for Health Care Professionals

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

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.

Alma Lasers Reaches Favorable License Agreement with Palomar Medical Technologies

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

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.

Medical Knowledge Within Reach: ReachMD Channel Launches Today on XM

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.

Alma Lasers Launches Soprano XL – A New Era in Laser Hair Removal

CAESAREA, Israel – Mar. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alma Lasers Ltd. announced today the launch of a new era in laser hair removal with the launch of the Soprano XL system. Answering a long felt market need for comfortable hair removal, the Soprano XL uses unique technology to provide a viable solution.

Former Director of the Framingham Heart Study Joins The Heart Center of MetroWest

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

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.

New Book Spills the Beans on How to Protect Family Assets from Nursing Home Costs

BOULDER, Colo. (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.

Do You Really Know Who is at the Other End of That Tiny Needle?

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – Jan. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Botox is one of the most common cosmetic procedures being performed today – but, too many patients have no idea who is at the other end of that needle, says Dr. Mark Berkowitz, of Accents Cosmetic Surgery and Medical Spa, one of the nation’s most experienced injectors, with more than 10 years of experience with Botox(R).

Non-Surgical Treatment Targets Fat and Improves Body Contour

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

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

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (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. Dr. Umar, a board-certified dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon, reports that he routinely performs hair transplantation procedures that combine head and body hair.

Enviromax Introduces a Stimulating Breakthrough in Prostate Massage and Traditional Therapy Alternative

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (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. ‘I developed the Prostate Cradle out of necessity to help successfully deal with my enlarged prostate,” Adam McVay, of Enviromax, said. “The response has been overwhelmingly positive.’

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy appoints Dr. Giovanna Spinella, former NIH official, as Medical Director

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.

New HearPod Line of BTE Hearing Aids Adds Directional Mic with Open Fitting

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.

Updated: Japanese Study Confirms Safety and Efficacy of Intravenous Rexin-G as Treatment for Diverse Metastatic Cancers

SAN MARINO, Calif. and TOKYO, Japan – Dec. 6, 2006 (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(TM) 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.

Japanese Study Confirms Safety and Efficacy of Intravenous Rexin-G(TM) as Treatment for Diverse Metastatic Cancers

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

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.

Rexin-G(TM), The World’s First Tumor-Targeted Gene Therapy Vector, Stymies Metastatic Cancer

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

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

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

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

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

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.

A Step Ahead of Resistance; Virco introduces an Improved Rapid Methodology to Establish New HIV-1 Resistance Profiles

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

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).

Guidance from Doctors on Long Term Care Insurance; Information to Be Available in Waiting Rooms

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

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.

Los Angeles Infertility Practice Welcomes New Physician

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

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

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

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.

Family Hearing Aid Center Sets New Standards for Hearing-Aid Practices

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.

‘Soundly Sleeping’ is an Easy to Learn Alternative to Sleep Medication with No Side Effects and is Based on Proven Results

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.

HearPod, Inc. Leads the Way in Digital Hearing-Aid Technology and Comfortable Design at Affordable Prices

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.