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Influenza Antibody Spray Success: Opens New Approach to Respiratory Disease Control – Anadis Limited (ASX: ANX), a research driven biopharmaceutical company focused on polyclonal antibodies to address human disease, announced today important progress concerning its accelerated program to develop a nasal antibody spray to provide immediate post-exposure prophylaxis against a range of influenza viruses. (PRWeb Aug 21, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/anadis/influenza/prweb1235744.htm Lifeclinic to Showcase Health Stations and Wellness Channel at The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) 2008 Pharmacy and Technology Conference – Lifeclinic International, Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer and distributor of automated blood pressure monitors and health testing stations, found in 25,000 pharmacies, will demonstrate at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) 2008 Pharmacy and Technology Conference, at the San Diego Convention Center, August 23-26, how its technology can promote better health and wellness for both the retailer’s customers and its employees. (PRWeb Aug 20, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1230254.htm Free Online Medical Dictionaries on the Net – The “Free Medical Dictionary” is a new website that goes into the art and science of healing (Medicine). (PRWeb Aug 19, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1220444.htm PanGenex (PGXC) to Showcase Product Line and Resale Platform at the Florida Chiropractic Association National Convention and Expo – PanGenex Corporation (Pink Sheets: PGXC) will be hosting a product showcase at the Florida Chiropractic Association National Convention and Expo from August 21st thru August 24th. Practitioners and distributors visiting from around the country can visit PanGenex at booth #1204 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Kissimmee, Florida. Showcase highlights will include complimentary cholesterol screening, testimonies from existing practitioners and a product exhibition that highlights the importance of Omega-3s and Omega-3 fish oils from fatty fish such as sardines and anchovies and that they have been proven to lower triglycerides and reduce the risk of sudden death by cardiac arrest by between 50-70% per the American Heart Association. LIPIDEME™ and Omeganol™, core products of the PanGenex product line, contain the purest Omega-3s available without a prescription and can be key elements in the battle against cholesterol and sudden cardiac arrest. (PRWeb Aug 19, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/pangenex/product/prweb1226944.htm Amelia Island Plantation Earns Lifesaving Certification – AAA-Four Diamond and Florida-certified Green Lodging Resort recognized as industry standard in both environmental and guest health and well being. (PRWeb Aug 13, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1201304.htm Lifeclinic International Inc.’s Health Testing Station Helps Hawaii’s Grand Hyatt Hotel Achieve Award – Lifeclinic International, Inc.’s automated blood pressure monitor and health testing station was cited as one of the reasons Hawaii Business Magazine named Kauai, Hawaii’s Grand Hyatt Hotel “Best Place to Work in Hawaii” for 2008. (PRWeb Aug 13, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1205414.htm Distinguished Cardiologists and Scientists Honored With 2008 International Academy of Cardiology Award – A world-renowned panel of 130 cardiologists and scientists, members of the Faculty of the International Academy of Cardiology (IAC) announced the 2008 International Academy of Cardiology Awards during the Opening Ceremony of the 14th World Congress on Heart Disease held in Toronto, ON, Canada. Recipients include: Professor Harisios Boudoulas, M.D.; Professor Robert Roberts, M.D.; Professor Philip R. Liebson, M.D.; Professor Sherif F. Nagueh, M.D.; and Professor Udho Thadani, M.D. Three faculty, Professor Martin Alpert, M.D.; Professor Naranjan S. Dhalla, PhD, M.D. (Hon) and Professor John A. Elefteriades, M.D. were also honored with the Distinguished Fellowship Award. Professor Asher Kimchi, M.D., Founder and Chairman of the IAC, said, “In the past 19 years the IAC has grown from a prestigious academy to one of the world’s preeminent forum for top Cardiologists and Scientists. These Professors are the best of the best. We are proud to honor them with these well-deserved awards.” (PRWeb Aug 12, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/cardiology_online/2008/prweb1200274.htm HeartMath® Launches New Program for Psychologists, Counselors and Health Professionals at the American Psychological Association 116th Annual Convention – HeartMath will introduce their uniquely designed HeartMath® Interventions Certification Program at the 2008 American Psychological Association Annual Convention. The Program incorporates HeartMath’s latest research on and understanding of the human emotional system, as well as their tools, protocols and the emWave® technologies. (PRWeb Aug 12, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1201984.htm Weight Loss and Disease Prevention Head Home – Medical Mentors will provide house calls for weight loss and preventive cardiology. The unique medical practice will offer in-home cardiac risk assessment, medication reduction counseling, mentored grocery shopping, and pantry makeovers. (PRWeb Aug 10, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1195534.htm Cooper Aerobics Center and KGS Bikes Team Up to Give Cyclists World-Class Testing, Training and Bicycle Fitting – Changing trends in adult active lifestyles prompts addition of products, services and protocols to benefit professionals who live to ride (PRWeb Aug 7, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1188354.htm CardioWest? Artificial Heart Approved For Highest Reimbursement in CMS History : Plus Up To $53,000 New Technology Add-on Payments – On July 31, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its final decision to reimburse the CardioWest temporary Total Artificial Heart (TAH-t) through the highest paying Diagnostic Related Group codes, MS-DRG 001 and 002. In addition, CMS also approved the CardioWest artificial heart for new technology add-on payments for FY 2009, which starts Oct. 1, 2008. (PRWeb Aug 7, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/cardiowest/heart/prweb1189654.htm Navilyst Medical Announces Global Debut Today : Former Boston Scientific Business Units Combine to Lead Fluid Management and Vascular Access Markets – Navilyst Medical, formerly Boston Scientific’s Fluid Management and Vascular Access businesses, today announced its new company name following the February 2008 acquisition by Avista Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on growth-oriented healthcare, energy and media companies. (PRWeb Aug 4, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/navilyst/medical/prweb1176824.htm Freescale and Monebo Launch ECG-on-a-Chip Platform Solution to Aid Heart Monitoring : Advanced Hardware and Software Technology Designed to Enable More Efficient and Higher Quality Cardiac Care – Freescale Semiconductor: (PRWeb Jul 31, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/freescale/monebo/prweb1165624.htm New Research Study Links Dark Chocolate to Vascular Health Benefits – Yale-Griffin Findings Highlight Hershey’®s Extra Dark Chocolate, Which Becomes the First Chocolate Bar to Earn Respected Best Life Seal of Approval Research Findings: Dark chocolate has a positive impact on blood pressure and blood vessel function. Consuming Hershey’s Extra Dark Chocolate (75g) as well as Hershey’s Natural Cocoa (22g) lowered blood pressure and improved endothelial function in 45 participants 2 hours after consumption. (PRWeb Jul 30, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/chocolate/hershey/prweb1161544.htm Los Angeles Vein Doctor Perry R. Bubis Pens New Book “WISH I KNEW THAT: All You Need to Know About Veins Before You See Your Doctor” – Los Angles vascular & cosmetic surgeon Dr. Perry R. Bubis (www.wishiknewthat.info) releases new book, “WISH I KNEW THAT: All You Need to Know About Veins Before You See Your Doctor.” Dr. Bubis, with 35 years’ experience treating veins, explains the signs to watch for, when to seek a doctor and which treatments work best to maintain healthy veins. (PRWeb Jul 29, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/07/prweb1139224.htm Unique Drug Monitoring Site eHealthMe Opens Its Doors To Visitors – Post marketing drug monitoring is crucial and a new website, eHealthMe.com, is offering healthcare consumers and professionals exclusive tools to analyze the risk of using and combining different drugs. (PRWeb Jul 29, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/drug_side_effects/drug_interactions_checker/prweb1152754.htm Bariatric Surgery Patients Have 65 Percent Lower Chance of Complications at Top-Performing Hospitals: HealthGrades Study — ? Better-Performing Hospitals Have Much Higher Volumes ? ? Trend Toward Less-Invasive Laparoscopic Procedures Continues as Number of Procedures and Complication Rates Rise ? – Bariatric surgery patients treated at highly rated hospitals have, on average, a 65 percent lower chance of experiencing serious complications compared to patients who undergo surgery at poorly rated hospitals according to a study released today by HealthGrades, the nations leading independent healthcare ratings organization. As part of the study, the quality ratings of hospitals performing bariatric surgery in 17 states became available today at www.healthgrades.com. (PRWeb Jul 29, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/bariatric/surgery/prweb1156574.htm HealthLink Europe Marks Year-Old Anniversary in Helping Alveolus Serve Its Customers Throughout Europe – HealthLink Europe, an ISO 13485 Medical Device Support Services and Distribution Company that has been providing European customer service and logistics support to the North American device industry since 1994, announced today that it is marking its first anniversary in working with Alveolus to help the company manage its customer service function throughout Europe. (PRWeb Jul 28, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/europe/healthlink/prweb1152864.htm Axia3 Heartburn Extinguisher®: The Solution to Presidential Heartburn – Axia3 Heartburn Extinguisher® (www.Axia3.com), the fast acting, all natural treatment for heartburn, is the proven solution for John McCain and Barack Obama, during embarrassing moments and hostile questions from the press. This Heartburn Extinguisher, which includes patented, time-released digestive enzymes to fight stomach upset, contains a month’s supply of 30 tablets and retails for $9.99 at Whole Foods locations in Southern California and nationally through GNC and Vitamin World, and newly available at Drugstore.com (PRWeb Jul 27, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/07/prweb1141214.htm Low Carb Diets Earn Praise: Study Shows Low Carb More Effective Than Low Fat Diets – GlycemicEdge, a nutrition and wellness portal, adds additional support for low carb friendly Glycemic Index and Atkins diets following release of 2-year study. Low carb diets earning strong medical praise with findings supporting the benefits of low carb diets over traditional low fat plans. (PRWeb Jul 25, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/07/prweb1141364.htm   All content within WomensHealthOnly.com is provided for general information only, and should not be treated as a substitute for the medical advice of your own doctor or any other health care professional. WomensHealthOnly.com is not responsible or liable for any diagnosis made by a user based on the content of WomensHealthOnly.com website.
 

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