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10/20/17 - 1st Clinical 7-Tesla MRI Scanner in North America Will Enable Mayo Clinic to Achieve Higher-Resolution Imaging for Patients
Mayo Clinic issued the following news release:. Mayo Clinic will have the first clinical 7- Tesla MRI scanner in North America that has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Mayo Clinic will be the first medical center in North America to offer patients advanced diagnostic imaging using an MRI scanner with the strongest magnetic fi
10/20/17 - A&E bouncers would be one step too far
Patients could be banned from A&E Departments unless they have a referral note-' a talk before you walk' scheme. A&E targets at Walsall Manor Hospital are already being missed month after month. Placing more barriers and restrictions on services will not change demand in a safe or cost-effective way.
10/20/17 - Adverse events spike after blood pressure meds go generic in Canada
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Drug Week DALLAS, One month after generic versions of three widely-used blood pressure drugs became available in Canada, hospital visits for adverse events spiked in generic drug users, according to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal.
10/20/17 - Air Duct Cleaning and Air Changes per Hour (ACH) Testing at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital and Joliet Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC).
Location: Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Great Lakes Healthcare System, Department of Veterans Affairs Great Lakes Healthcare System. Classification Code: J- Maintenance, repair& rebuilding of equipment. Subject: Air Duct Cleaning and Air Changes per Hour Testing at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital and Joliet Community-Based Outpatient Clinic.
10/20/17 - BHU Veehar village building still outdated [Pakistan Press International]
The building of Basic Health Unit, Veehar village near Moenjo Daro, has become very outdated due to which patients and the hospital employees fear to enter it and get treatment. In this connection, villagers Faiz Mohammad, Ghulam Ali, Siraj Ahmed and others who had reached the BHU, told media on Thursday that as many as 30 poor ailing people includ
10/20/17 - Breast cancer survivors urge to lead fight against the disease [Ghana News Agency]
Koforidua, Oct 19, GNA Dr. Foster Amponsah-Manu, Head of the Surgical Department of the Koforidua Regional Hospital, has encouraged breast cancer survivors to take centre stage in the fight against the disease. Foster Amponsah-Manu, Head of the Surgical Department of the Koforidua Regional Hospital, has encouraged breast cancer survivors to take
10/20/17 - BRIEF: UMMC recognized with national honor [Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo]
The University of Mississippi Medical Center Center for Telehealth was recognized last week as a national center of excellence. The Health Resources and Services Administration announced the designation, which is the agency's top award, on Oct. 5. The center will received $600,000 in initial funding with an opportunity for an additional $2 million
10/20/17 - Brunel University - Life-saving iPad doctor studies business at Brunel
Mr Patel found out when A&E Doctors at Hillingdon Hospital called Northwick Park's registrar, who told him. An ambulance rushed Mr Danks to Northwick Park for life-saving surgery after Mr Patel, who works at both hospitals, spotted his risky scan from his Hillingdon Hospital iPad and said' the patient needs to be transferred now'. 'As I had my Hill
10/20/17 - Cancer center offers new treatment option [The Houma Courier, La.]
High-dose rate brachytherapy, now at the Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center, is a strong form of radiation therapy that allows doctors to deliver higher doses of radiation to more specific areas of the body by placing radioactive sources in or near the tumor, according to a news release from the hospital. Daniel Bourgeois, radiation oncologist at
10/20/17 - Clinical study success for novel contact lens device aimed to improve glaucoma treatment [Tehran Times (Iran)]
A novel contact lens device developed by University of Liverpool engineers to improve the treatment of glaucoma has been found to reliably track pressure changes in the eye and be wearable by people who took part in its first clinical study. Paul`s Eye Unit in the Royal Liverpool University Hospital and at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.
10/20/17 - Community luncheon for diabetes patients and caretakers
Type 2 diabetes is a prevalent disease in Lake County and Lake View Hospital in Two Harbors is offering a free educational luncheon for the community to provide an opportunity to learn more about the disease and ways to help manage it. In addition, Katie Klessig, a physical therapist at Lake View Hospital, will provide information on healthy ways t
10/20/17 - Cottage CEO highlights Blue Cross Blue Shield change [The Register-Mail, Galesburg, Ill.]
OSF hospitals still will treat Blue Cross patients, but out-of-pocket expenses likely will be higher. Cottage physicians have been in-network with Blue Cross and ditto for Cottage's clinics, but the change, to begin Jan. 1, impacts the hospital aspect, such as the emergency room, lab work, any imaging such as ultrasound and the wound-care clinic.
10/20/17 - CRMC faces penalty for too many patient readmissions [Wyoming Tribune-Eagle, Cheyenne]
Oct. 20 CHEYENNE Cheyenne Regional Medical Center faces an estimated $300,000 penalty because too many patients returned within 30 days after being discharged. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services sets the bar that determines when readmissions are too high. Medicare expects to save about $564 million, according to an article in Kaiser
10/20/17 - CStone Pharmaceuticals Announces Dosing the First Patient of CS1001: China's First Fully Human, Full-length Anti-PD-L1 Monoclonal Antibody
CStone Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. announced today that the first human clinical trial of CS1001, China's first fully human and full-length anti-PD-L1 monoclonal antibody, had successfully dosed the first patient in Beijing Cancer Hospital. Frank Jiang, CEO of CStone Pharmaceuticals. " After the successful enrollment of the first patient, CStone...
10/20/17 - Dana-Farber, Brigham & Women's Researchers Laud FDA Approval of CAR T-Cell Therapy for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Brigham and Women's Hospital issued the following news release:. Following a successful clinical trial involving Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital, the first chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy for adult cancers was approved by the Food and Drug Administration today. "Treating patients with CAR T-cells has been one
10/20/17 - Dana-Farber, Brigham and Women's Researchers Laud FDA Approval of CAR T-Cell Therapy for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute issued the following news release:. Following a successful clinical trial involving Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital, the first chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy for adult cancers was approved by the Food and Drug Administration today. "Treating patients with CAR T-cells has been
10/20/17 - Data from Royal Melbourne Hospital Advance Knowledge in Medical Ultrasound (Variability of Liver Shear Wave Measurements Using a New Ultrasound...
Data from Royal Melbourne Hospital Advance Knowledge in Medical Ultrasound. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week Current study results on Medical Imaging- Medical Ultrasound have been published. Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from Royal Melbourne Hospital, "Our study aimed to assess 2 D SWE measuremen
10/20/17 - Data on Chemotherapy Reported by Researchers at Charite University Hospital and School of Medicine (Hepatotoxicity following systemic therapy for...
Data on Chemotherapy Reported by Researchers at Charite University Hospital and School of Medicine. Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from the Charite University Hospital and School of Medicine, "However, the use of several cytotoxic agents has been linked to specific liver injuries that not only impair the ability of liver tissue
10/20/17 - Data on Indenes Described by Researchers at University Medical Center (Longitudinal analysis of colon crypt stem cell dynamics in sulindac treated...
Data on Indenes Described by Researchers at University Medical Center. According to news originating from Utrecht, Netherlands, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "The non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug sulindac decreases size and number of adenomas after 4-6 months of treatment for familial adenomatous polyposis patients.
10/20/17 - Data on Myopia Described by Researchers at Chulalongkorn University and King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital (Impact of Myopia on Corneal...
Data on Myopia Described by Researchers at Chulalongkorn University and King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from Chulalongkorn University and King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, "Seven corneal biomechanical parameters were measured by ultra-high-speed Scheimpflug imaging, including...
10/20/17 - Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital Expands Surgical Options for Pancreatic Cancer
Emory University's Winship Cancer Institute issued the following news release:. David Kooby, director of surgical oncology at Winship at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, provides robotic surgery as another surgical option for pancreatic cancer patients. Winship Cancer Institute at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital has expanded surgical options for...
10/20/17 - Findings from Cincinnati Children's Hospital in Radiology Reported (Repeatability of MR Elastography of Liver: A Meta-Analysis)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week Researchers detail new data in Medical Imaging- Radiology. Financial supporters for this research include National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institutes of Health. The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from Cincinnati Children's Hospita
10/20/17 - Findings from E. Streja and Co-Authors Update Knowledge of Kidney Research [Hospital readmission for the dialysis patient: who is (not) responsible?]
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week Current study results on Nephrology- Kidney Research have been published. Kidney International, 2017; 92: 788-790. Kidney International can be contacted at: Elsevier Science Inc, 360 Park Ave South, New York, NY 10010-1710, USA. Keywords for this news article include: Long Beach, Calif
10/20/17 - Findings from Leiden University Medical Center Update Understanding of Rheumatoid Arthritis (Validation of the EULAR definition of arthralgia...
According to news reporting out of Leiden, Netherlands, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "Recently a EULAR- taskforce defined arthralgia suspicious for progression to RA, in order to allow inclusion of homogeneous sets of arthralgia patients in clinical studies. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from Leiden University Medic
10/20/17 - Findings from Odense University Hospital Provides New Data on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Patients' and their family members' experiences...
Findings from Odense University Hospital Provides New Data on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Financial supporters for this research include Naestved, Slagelse, Ringsted Hospitals, Denmark, The Danish Nurses' Organization, Region Zealand, Denmark. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from Odense University Hospital, "Prope
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