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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...

2011-03-11 13:37:28

Postmenopausal women have a new health message to hear. Two annual dental checkups aren't enough. Older women need more, according to research findings from the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and the Cleveland Clinic. That message comes from a comparison study of women on and off bone-strengthening bisphosphonate therapies for osteoporosis. Leena Palomo, assistant professor of periodontics from the dental school, and Maria Clarinda Beunocamino-Francisco from the...

2011-02-28 15:58:17

Results from a study published in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology reveal a close relationship between pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)"”exceedingly high blood pressure in the arteries carrying blood from the heart to the lungs"”and abnormalities of the blood-forming cells in the bone marrow (known as myeloid abnormalities). The study, which was conducted by a team of researchers at the Cleveland Clinic, showed that blood progenitor cells (cells that...

2011-02-24 15:43:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Clinic has launched the Global Care Air Rescue and Evacuation (CARE) program, which provides paid program members immediate access to Cleveland Clinic's comprehensive critical care program if they are faced with a medical emergency while traveling more than 150 miles from their home. Global CARE members will receive access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to specialized care by Cleveland Clinic physicians, nurse...

2011-02-18 09:42:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Clinic, the City of East Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, and a collection of local health and social service agencies are launching the East Cleveland Teen Collaborative, a partnership focused on reducing health disparities and improving health outcomes of East Cleveland youth. Funded by a $750,000 grant from the Kresge Foundation, the collaborative will address the "social determinants of health" impacting adolescents in East Cleveland,...

2011-02-15 00:02:49

Along with the CME program there will be an Educational CD developed specifically for pediatrician's offices and all in the health care industry. StopCAIDnow is committed to raising funds to get the CME program started. It is with YOUR SUPPORT that we can make this happen. With your donations you can be proud to know your funds helped make the CME program possible. It is important to have the general population aware of these debilitating diseases. However, it is our Dr.'s that need the...

2011-02-07 23:01:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- JumpStart Ventures, the non-profit that invests in and partners with innovative, early-stage companies in Northeast Ohio, and Cleveland Clinic, announced a combined investment commitment of $500,000 in SironRX Therapeutics, Inc. The Cleveland-based company is developing a topical therapy to enhance healing of and decrease scar formation in wounds. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060209/CLJUMPSTARTLOGO ) SironRX's lead drug, JVS-100,...

2011-01-31 11:18:00

CLEVELAND, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Khalil Saddler's mother, Dawn McAlpine, still cannot understand why the doctors at Cleveland Clinic in 2003 did not ask her permission before performing brain surgery on her newborn with an unapproved medical device; especially since the manufacturer of the device specifically warned against using it on infants. In fact, according to her Complaint filed against the Clinic and two of its doctors, she did not know until after her son's death...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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