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2013-10-21 12:27:21

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Cancer Network, the leading online community for medical professionals working in oncology, offers special coverage of the European Cancer Congress (ECC). The European Cancer Congress includes several different societies, notably the European Cancer Organisation (ECCO), the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), and the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO). In total, 10 unique stories were...

2013-10-21 12:25:11

RIGA, Latvia, October 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Latvian Non-Citizens has marked a week of political activism in which it held a high-level conference of academic and political activists and directly confronted senior European Commissioner Andris Piebalgs on voting rights for ethnic minority nationals. There are currently 295,000 stateless Russians, Lithuanians, Ukrainians, Poles and Jews living in the country who are unable to vote due to the country's citizenship...

2013-10-21 10:07:07

Community health awareness delivered by paramedics leads to 32 percent reduction in EMS calls Emergency Medical Service (EMS) staff are accustomed to responding to emergencies. A study presented today at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress finds they may be able to prevent many emergencies as well, judging by the preliminary success of a pilot project at a Hamilton building for seniors. The subsidized housing complex in the study has about 280 residents, predominantly low income...

2013-10-21 08:23:01

3DCIC and NAFEMS Join Forces to Address Integration of Design and Engineering LOVELAND, Colo., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Longview Advisors, organizers of the annual 3D Collaboration & Interoperability Congress (3DCIC), is proud to announce its 2013 event, which will be held May 28-30 at the Cheyenne Mountain Conference Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Visit the website (www.3DCIC.com) to register or learn more about the event. 3DCIC is dedicated to fostering and...

2013-10-19 00:20:27

MONTREAL, Oct. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Here are summaries of today's press releases featuring research presented today at Vascular 2013 in Montreal. Cutting-edge genetic testing identifies inherited risk for enlarged heart Genetic blueprinting isolates the key mutations responsible for hereditary dilated cardiomyopathy A study presented today at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress has identified the genetic mutations that account for a significant proportion of cases of familial...

2013-10-18 13:02:03

Women with this pregnancy complication may benefit from blood pressure monitoring to avoid longer-term risks, researchers say High blood pressure during pregnancy could dramatically raise a woman's lifetime risk of stroke, according to a study presented today at the Canadian Stroke Congress. "We've found that women who had high blood pressure during pregnancy could be at higher risk of stroke, particularly if they had pre-eclampsia, which is a more severe form of high blood pressure,"...

2013-10-18 12:56:36

Treatment shows promise for improving artery function Receiving dialysis at home while sleeping not only improves kidney health and quality of life for people with kidney disease, it could also decrease their risk of heart disease, says new study presented at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress. "Patients with end-stage renal disease have at least a five-fold increase in cardiovascular complications," says Dr. Christopher Overgaard, one of the study's authors and a cardiologist at the...

2013-10-18 12:16:23

High-intensity interval training combined with Mediterranean diet counseling 'supersizes' heart health Lifestyle programs focused on high-intensity interval training combined with nutritional counseling on the Mediterranean diet have shown dramatic results for improving the heart health of people with abdominal obesity, finds a study released at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress. "Each of these lifestyle interventions alone is known to have an impact, but no one has studied them...

2013-10-18 04:23:05

LONDON, October 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One shall fly Business Class and stay in 5 star hotel in Istanbul to visit the Global Webit Congress with Platinum Pass and network with the global digital, tech and telco elite (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131018/647691 ) Twitter is hot today for startups, digital, tech and telco industry experts and geeks: http://vip.webitcongress.com The Global Webit Congress announced to provide a Platinum Pass...

2013-10-17 23:22:38

Senior executives from health plans, hospitals, and employers will convene at the World Health Care Congress to discuss successful strategies and solutions, share data, and exchange information to overcome challenges and seize opportunities in the era of health care reform. Woburn, Massachusetts (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 The 11th Annual World Health Care Congress (WHCC) keynote agenda announced. http://www.worldcongress.com/whcc 11th Annual meeting will feature keynotes from: American...