Monthly Archives: November 2011

Cardiogenesis Announces Successful Symposium At The Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) Meeting

Cardiogenesis Corporation (Pink Sheets: CGCP), a market leader in laser transmyocardial revascularization (TMR), announced that it sponsored an educational symposium yesterday in conjunction with the 21st Annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) meeting in San Francisco. The symposium, titled “Opportunities in … Continue reading

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Consumer Perceptions Of Links Between Local Foods, Climate Change, Food Safety

A recent survey shows that American consumers are skeptical about the safety of the global food system and many believe that local foods are safer and better for their health than foods from afar. These are the views of a … Continue reading

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60th Anniversary Of The National Institute Of Dental And Craniofacial Research

The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), one of the National Institutes of Health, is celebrating its 60th anniversary with three special symposia during the 37th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) at the … Continue reading

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Common Blood Pressure Drug Reduces Progressive Muscle Degeneration In Mice

Scientists supported in part by the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) and National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) have found that that the commonly prescribed blood pressure medication losartan … Continue reading

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Arizona Citizens Need To Move Around More

The cooler fall temperatures provide the perfect opportunity for Arizonans to get off the couch and spring into action. A move they need to make according to the latest health statistics which found 25% of all adults in the state … Continue reading

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Childhood Depression To Be Examined By Psychologist

Research by Binghamton University psychologist Brandon Gibb could provide new weapons for the fight against childhood depression. Working with colleagues around the country, he hopes to identify the causes of mental-health problems in kids and define trajectories of risk for … Continue reading

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Cancer Care Completely Omitted From New ACO Rule

The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) has submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) about the proposed rule governing the creation of accountable care organizations (ACOs) under the federal health reform law. CMS recently published the proposed … Continue reading

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