Health News Archive - May 19, 2010

PARIS, May 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Publicis Groupe announced today that it has acquired London-based strategic healthcare consultancy Resolute Communications Ltd.

OAKLAND, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- People with diabetes who have limited health literacy are at higher risk for hypoglycemia or low blood sugar, according to a new study from researchers at the University of California, San Francisco and the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in Oakland, CA. The team surveyed more than 14,000 adults with diabetes who are part of the Diabetes Study of Northern California (DISTANCE) -- making it the largest observational study to assess significant hypoglycemia in the United States.

NYACK, N.Y., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A clinical study is underway at Nyack Hospital to evaluate the use of cellphone-based technology to monitor medication adherence in discharged heart failure patients.

NEW YORK, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeoStem, Inc., (NYSE Amex: NBS) ("NeoStem" or the "Company"), an international biopharmaceutical company with operations in the US and China, and the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Culture, today announced a joint initiative that includes their charitable organizations to expand research and raise awareness of adult stem cell therapies.

ST. LOUIS, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Stockell Healthcare Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce that Pantai Holdings Berhad (Pantai) has chosen to implement its InsightCS® Patient Access and Revenue Cycle Management solution across a 10-hospital network located in Malaysia.

CHICAGO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The combination of work stress and economic pressures appears to be playing a role in the U.S. labor force's weight gain.

PROVO, Utah, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Tahitian Noni International (TNI) has announced the creation of a new industry in bioactive beverages.

SHENZEN, China, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc.

ATLANTA, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- With the goal of creating the industry standard for connecting patients and their physician-led care teams, Alere today announced the formation of a new strategic product line, Collaborative Care Solutions®.

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