18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – – CVS Caremark announced today that its Accordant Wellness Solutions division has received complete NCQA Individual and Practitioner Oriented Disease Management accreditation for applications to aid: Epilepsy , ARTHRITIS RHEUMATOID, Multiple Sclerosis, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Parkinson's Disease, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus , Myasthenia Gravis, Sickle Cell Disease, Cystic Fibrosis, Hemophilia, Scleroderma, Polymyositis, Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy , Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis , Dermatomyositis, and Gaucher Disease. Continue reading

Alpha Imaging announces acquisition of Chesapeake Applications Alpha Imaging LLC.

Alpha Imaging announces acquisition of Chesapeake Applications Alpha Imaging LLC, a leading distributor of advanced medical imaging equipment located in Cleveland, Ohio, today announced they have acquired Chesapeake Applications Inc., a Pennsylvania-based business, to improve their clinical applications teaching portfolio Sexliv . The acquisition of Chesapeake Applications enhances the delivery of medical support to our growing Shimadzu, Canon and Konica installed base, said Michael Perrico, CEO of Alpha Imaging. Welcoming the acquisition, Lloyd Kremser, President of Chesapeake Applications, Inc. Said, This is a very exciting new development.S. Continue reading

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Article: ‘Index of finger length ratio and the risk of osteoarthritis Ring ‘W. Robertson, Doherty, Maciewicz, Muir and M lire la description . Doherty, Arthritis & Rheumatism, January 2008, 58:1.BioImage study individuals at high risk individuals at high risk for heart attack or stroke 2-3 years before occurrence.

BG Medicine, on behalf of the HRP Initiative announced the launch of the BioImage study, designed new new blood tests and to optimize non-invasive imaging of atherosclerosis, and to identify. Characterize individuals who are at high risk for coronary heart disease and stroke The BioImage Study is the next phase of the High-Risk Plaque Initiative, an industry – funded joint research and development effort to increase the understanding and the recognition and management of high-risk plaque , the primary cause of heart attacks and the Advancement of death in the Western world. Continue reading

Decrease calorie intake and reduce snack cravings.

This extensive research study supports the part of chewing sugar-free gum as an easy, practical tool for helping to manage snack intake and reducing lovely snack cravings. A extensive research Summary with more information on methodology is available upon request. WHO: Paula J. Geiselman, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Pennington Biomedical Research Middle and Louisiana Condition University , led the research study and will discuss the potential function of chewing gum on hunger control and treats cravings. Gilbert Leveille, Ph.D., Executive Director, Wrigley Science Institute , will also be available to discuss study findings and study on the advantages of Chewing gum related to weight management and other areas including oral health, stress relief, and focus, alertness and concentration.) Each area of the world faces unique challenges between now and 2050, the record warns, but most are associated with environmental complications due to climate change, according to the NY Times Green blog page . Continue reading

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The program helped nearly 50 % of women who smoke in an Augusta public housing unit quit smoking by the end of a six-week program in 2006, compared to less than 8 % of women in a comparison group without peer and individual uses . Come support the habit, says Dr. Andrews.

CBS has video of the protests that spans the country Greensboro News-Record: in North Carolina, protesters staged their rally on Monday in a restaurant parking Shoney A leader of the state Americans for Prosperity chapter evoked the slow federal response to Hurricane Katrina, to ask. ‘a crowd of more than 100 ‘protesters whether similar results in ‘our exam rooms ‘ wanted. Continue reading

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Researchers have a gene that identifies the parasite causing the infection which permits the treatment with the herbal remedy artemisinin resist.In many countries where the parasite has developed resistance to previously effective common treatments such as chloroquine, artemisinin remains the only effective treatment against the infection. It seems, however, to develop malaria resistance to artemisinin, the news . Potential problem in the control of malaria. The study in in BMC Genomics, was funded by the Medical Research Council. Continue reading

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Further studies are needed to of the serotonin transporter of the serotonin transporter gene on drinking behavior, with special attention to replication in other ethnic groups. The article, Serotonin transporter promoter polymorphism and differences in alcohol consumption behavior in a college student population published as a Rapid Communication in the study will be in September print edition of Alcohol and Alcoholism appear. – For an interview with Dr. DePetrillo, please call 301/496-9420. Additional information on genetic and other areas of the NIAAA research is available from the NIAAA Press and.

Cancer Quezada is chairman of the forum (Gumz, Santa Cruz Sentinel.. California Communities host conferences on cancer and Hispanics DiscussTwo municipalities in California are addressing cancer among Hispanics. Summaries of reporting of events appear below Preview.Santa Cruz County: A one-day forum on 8 August is sponsored by the American Cancer Society, questions as to why cancer rates and mortality from the disease are much higher for Hispanics living in Santa Cruz, as for those who respond in neighboring counties. The forum is expected. Continue reading