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2014-03-21 23:22:30

The Medical Marketing Group of Beverly Hills, an innovative medical marketing company that offers an affordable, all-in-one marketing platform for medical professionals, has been chosen by Dr. Vish Banthia, a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon who specializes in both minimally invasive and comprehensive facial rejuvenation, to market the medical procedures offered at Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Center. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 The Medical...

2014-03-20 23:29:34

Many people facing expensive, invasive surgeries, or other medical procedures may not be aware of a more conservative yet often more effective treatment—Pulsed Electromagnetic Frequency Therapy (PEMF). Boise, ID (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Many people facing expensive, invasive surgeries, or other medical procedures may not be aware of a more conservative yet often more effective treatment—Pulsed Electromagnetic Frequency Therapy (PEMF). Doctor Jason Watson of Active Health & Wellness...

2010-12-17 00:00:47

A 2010 study in the journal Spine reports that physical therapy within the first thirty days of the onset of low back pain can reduce the chances that patients will need additional medical procedures and treatments. The same study also reports that physicians in "generalist" specialties are less likely to refer patients to physical therapy. Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) physical therapists in San Antonio and Austin, Texas, help patients avoid expensive and invasive injections,...

2010-08-26 16:53:01

Policy makers introduce CARE Act in U.S. Senate SNM supports the U.S. Senate in its introduction of the Consistency, Accuracy, Responsibility and Excellence in Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Act of 2010 (CARE Act), S. 3737. The proposed legislation, which was introduced in August by Sen. Mike Enzi [R-WY], aims to ensure that minimum education and credentialing standards for nuclear medicine technologists are set at the state level. The bill's co-sponsors include Richard Burr [R-NC], Al...

2010-06-08 10:58:18

Study indicates that a radiotherapy using radioactive beads to target tumors is effective and leads to fewer complications when staged with a hybrid form of molecular imaging Research unveiled at SNM's 57th Annual Meeting may change the way that a novel form of radiotherapy is set up and tested prior to treatment. This technique, known as radiomicrosphere therapy, involves the injection of tiny highly radioactive beads that "nestle up" with cancerous tumors and destroy them with precision....

2008-12-10 15:09:00

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Misonix, Inc. (Nasdaq: MSON), a developer of minimally invasive ultrasonic medical device technology, which in Europe is used for the ablation of tumors and worldwide for other acute health conditions, today announced it has extended its distribution agreement for the Lysonix(R) 3000 Ultrasound Assisted Liposuction System with Santa Barbara, CA, based Mentor Corporation for an additional year. Under the terms of the agreement extension,...


Word of the Day
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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