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2014-05-27 23:01:47

Caltech and The Innovation Institute will collaborate to further the advancement of medical research and development. La Palma, California (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 The Innovation Institute announced today that the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has signed a memorandum of understanding that will give The Innovation Institute the opportunity to collaborate directly with researchers at Caltech on the development of new healthcare products. “Caltech is a world-class organization,...

2014-04-25 23:01:40

Cleveland Clinic's STAMPEDE (Surgical Therapy And Medications Potentially Eradicate Diabetes Efficiently) Study Serves as Further Evidence that Weight Loss Surgery Can Be a Viable Option for Those Suffering from Type-2 Diabetes Huntingon Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 A study published in 2014 by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic (click here for study details) looked at 150 obese patients with type-2 diabetes who underwent weight loss surgery. The findings showed that after three...

2014-04-16 08:33:06

Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic Lead Rankings in New Digital Rating Report ST. LOUIS, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many of America's top-ranked "best hospitals" lag in extending their healthcare expertise beyond the walls of the hospital and into the online world where patients are increasingly seeking information, according to an analysis released today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/74397 The first-of-its-kind report, "The Digital Health of Today's Best Hospitals,"...

2014-03-31 08:30:01

Bariatric Surgery Patients Report Better Quality Of Life CLEVELAND, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A study by Cleveland Clinic researchers shows bariatric surgery is a highly effective and durable treatment for type 2 diabetes in obese patients, enabling nearly all surgical patients to be free of insulin and many to be free of all diabetic medications three years after surgery. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140331/CL93179LOGO) The STAMPEDE (Surgical Therapy And...

2014-02-06 12:27:41

Cleveland Clinic Survey Looks at Consumer Knowledge of Heart Disease, the No. 1 Killer of Both Men and Women CLEVELAND, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the fact that heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S., about three-quarters (74 percent) of Americans do not fear dying from it, according to a recent survey from Cleveland Clinic. Conducted as part of its "Love Your Heart" consumer education campaign in celebration of Heart Month, the survey found...

2014-02-04 12:25:36

Bellator MMA, Golden Boy Promotions, Top Rank Boxing and Ultimate Fighting Championship WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Though fierce competitors in the ring, four professional fighting organizations have put aside their long-standing rivalries to ensure research continues in a landmark study for professional fighters at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas. Boxing entities Golden Boy Promotions and Top Rank Boxing and mixed martial arts...

2014-01-28 23:02:17

Explorys’ big data analytics platform to help breakthrough orthopaedic physician-hospital organization (PHO) improve quality and standardize cost of care. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Explorys, the leader in big data-driven healthcare transformation, today announced that the National Orthopaedic & Spine Alliance (NOSA) has selected the Explorys Platform and suite of cloud-based analytics solutions for its big data curation needs. Under the terms of the agreement, NOSA’s...

2014-01-09 08:24:56

"The Cleveland Clinic Way" from McGraw-Hill Professional Explores Major Trends Impacting Patients, Industry CLEVELAND, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to cut through the politics, the shouting and the buzzwords surrounding American healthcare, Cleveland Clinic and McGraw-Hill Professional have released "The Cleveland Clinic Way: Lessons in Excellence from One of the World's Leading Healthcare Organizations." The book, authored by Toby Cosgrove, M.D., president and CEO of...

2014-01-08 12:29:06

Slomski's addition and Cleveland Clinic study adds to FPR Specialty Pharmacy's market expansion plans VICTOR, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FPR Specialty Pharmacy, developer of Focused Pain Relief--custom transdermal creams for pain and inflammation--today announced the appointment of Douglas B. Slomski to the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Effective immediately, Slomski will be responsible for expanding the company's presence in existing markets, as well as...

2014-01-06 09:58:36

Tool provides quick, accurate estimate of patient's risk; improves upon existing guidelines; adds gender, race and family history as calculable risk factors Researchers at Cleveland Clinic have developed a new tool called CRC-PRO that allows physicians to quickly and accurately predict an individual's risk of colorectal cancer, as published in the current edition of the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. CRC-PRO, or Colorectal Cancer Predicted Risk Online, is designed to...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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