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2011-05-24 15:09:00

www.ichelp.org is 2011 Web Health Awards(SM) Winner ROCKVILLE, Md., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The website of the Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA), www.ichelp.org, was selected as a winner in the 13th annual Web Health Awards(SM) program. This competition recognizes the nation's best digital health resources. "We were delighted to participate in the 2011 Web Health Awards competition, and were honored to be selected as a Bronze winner," said Barbara Gordon, RD and...

2011-05-12 06:00:00

A new and innovative approach to the treatment of interstitial cystitis TORONTO, May 12 /PRNewswire/ - Trillium Therapeutics Inc., a privately-held biopharmaceutical company, announced today that it has raised $1 million from a new undisclosed investor. The funds will be used to advance its lead program, TTI-1612, into clinical trials for the treatment of interstitial cystitis (IC), also known as bladder pain syndrome. The first trial is projected to start in the second half of this...

2011-04-15 21:01:00

In the news release, Interstitial Cystitis Community Loses Beloved Doctor and Advocate, issued 15-Apr-2011 by Interstitial Cystitis Association over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the fifth paragraph, second sentence, should read "Services will be held on Monday, April 18, 10:30 am at the Temple Israel Cemetery, Levy-Cooper Chapel" rather than "at the Memphis University Center" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Interstitial...

2011-03-02 00:00:26

Michelle Persun, MD, has joined Urologic Consultants of Southeastern Pennsylvania. She has a special interest in treating incontinence in women and men and in treating female urologic problems. She is spearheading a new specialty center for incontinence and pelvic disorders at One Presidential Boulevard in Bala Cynwyd, Pa. The center offers a multidisciplinary, holistic approach to treating stress incontinence, overactive bladder, pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic pain, urinary tract infections...

2011-01-11 00:00:00

Join Author, Howard Schubiner MD on his Virtual Book Tour, starting January 25 sponsored by The YP Publishing. This book is the answer to many who want to cure their pain. Acme, MI (PRWEB) January 10, 2011 From January 25 to February 28, Dr. Howard Schubiner will be discussing his recently published novel that reaches out to individuals who suffer from chronic pain and are looking for alternative ways to heal themselves without medications, injections, or surgery. His book "Unlearn Your...

2010-08-31 11:08:00

"ICA Update" Publication Wins Honor for Educating and Empowering Patient Community WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Interstitial Cystitis Association, the only nonprofit health association dedicated solely to improving the lives of those affected by interstitial cystitis (IC), was recently honored with an award from the National Health Information Resource Center. The organization received honors for a special issue of its ICA Update - a quarterly magazine focused on...

2010-05-28 14:43:00

Leading Urogynecologists and Urologists Share New Research and Multidisciplinary Treatment Approach with Patients, Caregivers and Medical Providers NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) is hosting a forum and interactive webcast on Saturday, June 5, 2010 at the Hutton Hotel in Nashville. The event, "Finding Better Relief: Working with an IC Healthcare Team", gives interstitial cystitis (IC) patients the opportunity to learn about...

2010-05-19 14:11:00

WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Overlapping Conditions Alliance today launched the Campaign to End Chronic Pain in Women, an advocacy campaign fighting to end discrimination and improve care for women suffering from chronic pain. The Campaign aims to improve the quality of women's lives by raising awareness about chronic pain conditions that disproportionately impact women, as well as the neglect, dismissal and discrimination faced by women living with chronic pain under the...

2010-03-02 05:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NYSE Amex: UPI), a medical device company developing, manufacturing and marketing innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, today announced that at the February 23-27, 2010 Annual Meeting of the Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology (SUFU), in St. Petersburg, FL, nine presentations were made on Uroplasty's Urgent® PC Neuromodulation System and...

2010-02-11 08:46:00

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A clinical research study is being conducted for patients with Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome (IC/PBS), a chronic bladder disorder characterized by intense pelvic pain, urinary frequency-urgency, and pain during sexual intimacy (www.PainfulBladderStudy.org). It is estimated that as many as 1.3 million people in the U.S. have been diagnosed with this disease and many more remain undiagnosed. There can be various underlying...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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