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2011-06-14 09:56:00

AKRON, Ohio, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A leading cardiovascular researcher and cardiologist whose research has led to several discoveries in the field will be joining Summa Cardiovascular Institute in July to head Summa's heart research program and lead a team of researchers at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). Marc Steven Penn, M.D., Ph.D., FACC, will serve as director of research for Summa Cardiovascular Institute and professor of Medicine and Integrative Medical Sciences...

2011-06-09 09:15:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the retail health care division of CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), and Cleveland Clinic Florida, widely recognized as one of the world's leading hospitals and physician group practices as part of the Cleveland Clinic health system, have entered into a clinical affiliation to enhance the high quality, affordable health care services they provide. Expanding clinical coordination with the Cleveland Clinic Health System offers more...

2011-05-09 07:30:00

CLEVELAND, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentor, Ohio-based Frantz Medical Group announced the immediate promotion of Stephanie A. S. Harrington, M.S. to Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Harrington joined Frantz Medical Group in 2005 as Vice President, Research & Business Development. Since that time, she has assumed increased responsibilities such as direct management of regulatory affairs and quality assurance, manufacturing and molding/tool room operations. Ms. Harrington has also served...

2011-04-28 11:48:00

CLEVELAND, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published online today in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) shows bevacizumab (Avastin) is as effective as ranibizumab (Lucentis), the current Food and Drug Administration-approved drug for treating age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The results are from the landmark "Comparison of AMD Treatments Trials" (CATT) study, a pioneering comparative effectiveness trial made possible through funding by the National Eye...

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2011-04-12 14:25:00

New research suggests that very tight braiding or weaving is linked to a permanent type of hair loss that affects many African American Women. Dr. Angela Kyei, who worked on the study, said that while the findings cannot prove hair grooming is at the root of the problem, women might still want to take them into consideration. "I won't tell you not to braid your hair, but I don't want you to braid it so tightly that you need to take pain medication," Kyei, of the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio,...

2011-03-30 14:18:00

WILMINGTON, Del., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd. announced that it has now expanded its deceased account care services to include some of the most important clients in the health care marketplace. As the deceased account specialist for renowned partners such as Cleveland Clinic, Baptist Hospital, and Schumacher Group, Phillips & Cohen has established a reputation as the preeminent partner in deceased healthcare receivables. Phillips & Cohen...

2011-03-28 05:17:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Cleveland Clinic Physicians Contribute to Updates and Reviews of Elsevier's First Consult Topics Elsevier (http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/homepage.cws_home), a world leader in health care and medical publishing and online solutions, today announced a strategic relationship between First Consult (http://www.firstconsult.com/) and Cleveland Clinic ( http://my.clevelandclinic.org/default.aspx) to provide physician-author...

2011-03-26 00:00:28

MDconnectME, a Pennsylvania based healthcare technology start-up, has developed a way to improve patient experience and health care efficiency through a secure and HIPAA compliant communication platform. Dr. Chad R. Gordon, the visionary and Co-founder of MDconnectME, was interviewed on DoctorRadio (SiriusXM radio) yesterday and discussed how one great innovation he was involved in (the first US face transplant) led him down the path to another innovation at the intersection of healthcare and...

2011-03-16 17:20:00

Suburban Chicago Patients Benefiting from Shared Best Practices WINFIELD, Ill., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It has been just short of a year since Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) announced an affiliation with Cleveland Clinic's cardiac surgery program and the clinical staff and patients have benefitted from the collaboration. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100715/DC35744LOGO) "At the launch, our goal was to combine the academic, clinical and research components...

2011-03-15 10:00:00

VIENNA, Austria and CLEVELAND, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Apeiron Biologics AG announced that it has entered into an exclusive option to license from the Cleveland Clinic a number of novel compounds. These compounds are currently in development at Cleveland Clinic as drug candidates for treatment of various cancers, designed to fight cancer based on stimulation of the immune system. In preclinical models, they have shown anti-cancer activity and a favourable toxicity profile as orally...