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2013-05-17 16:23:14

BRICK, N.J., May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Among the select few physicians honored with the prestigious Patients' Choice Award this year is Dr. Kevin Mosmen, DMD, MS. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130517/DC16254) In fact, of the nation's 870,000 active physicians and dentists, just five percent consistently received top scores from their patients on sites like Vitals (http://www.vitals.com), qualifying them for this honor in 2012. Millions of patients go online...

2013-05-10 23:01:00

Dr. Gary M. Levin´s Multiple Sclerosis Natural Treatment and new MS Research was recently endorsed by the Daily Gossip Magazine via a recent review and price analysis. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 According to http://www.SclerosisTreatment.com researchers are looking at MS every conceivable way taught by medicine, and although the FDA has approved several drug-based treatments, there isn´t a permanent cure for the condition. The Multiple Sclerosis Treatment by Dr. Gary...

African Americans At Higher Risk Of MS Than Whites
2013-05-07 11:05:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society´s official website, MS is “more common in Caucasians of northern European ancestry” than other ethnicities. However, a new study in the journal Neurology has found that African American women in particular are far more likely to contract the disease than white men and women. Both black and white men were found to have the same risk of an MS diagnosis. "Our...

2013-05-06 16:27:10

Kaiser Permanente findings dispute common belief that blacks have lower risk of developing MS PASADENA, Calif., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Multiple sclerosis is more common in black women than in white women, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Neurology. The findings run contrary to the widely accepted belief that blacks are less susceptible to MS, according to the researchers. Researchers examined the electronic health records of more than...

2013-05-06 08:30:01

The patent covers a long acting depot formulation that enables monthly rather than daily treatment regimens for MS patients NESS ZIONA, Israel, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mapi Pharma Ltd. (Mapi), developer of complex bulk Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), generic and innovative intermediates, and finished dosage forms based on selected drug delivery systems, announced today that the company has been granted a United States patent for a long acting depot formulation of...

2013-04-29 23:02:34

Lindsay B. Eastman, DDS, MS, PA, provides the technologically advanced gum disease treatment with the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure. The laser procedure allows Dr. Eastman to eliminate gum disease from the mouths of his Bradenton patients without using a scalpel to cut away the diseased tissue. Bradenton, FL (PRWEB) April 29, 2013 Dr. Lindsay B. Eastman utilizes the scientifically proven Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure to treat periodontal disease. This advanced gum...

2013-04-29 08:28:12

128 Patient MuGard Study Underscores the Powerful Clinical Impact MuGard Provides Cancer Patients Suffering with Oral Mucositis DALLAS and NEW YORK, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP), an emerging biopharmaceutical company, announced that Carrie Daly, MS, RN, APN, AOCN of Rush University Medical Center presented data from a MuGard study, performed by the Institution, at last week's Oncology Nursing Society Annual Congress in Washington, DC....

2013-04-25 23:01:59

Company partners with Indigo Biosystems to automate chromatographic peak review and analysis. Indianapolis (PRWEB) April 25, 2013 Indigo Biosystems (Indigo), a provider of scientific software for analytical laboratories, is pleased to announce that Andor Labs LLC (Andor), a Durham, NC-based independent clinical toxicology laboratory, has chosen to implement the ASCENT chromatographic quantitation and expert peak-picking software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution in its laboratory, beginning with...

2013-04-23 10:38:13

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) measurements of atrophy in an important area of the brain are an accurate predictor of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. According to the researchers, these atrophy measurements offer an improvement over current methods for evaluating patients at risk for MS. MS develops as the body's immune system attacks and damages myelin, the protective layer of fatty tissue that surrounds nerve cells within the...

2013-04-22 23:04:41

Magnetic resonance imaging measurements of atrophy in an important area of the brain are an accurate predictor of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a new study published online Tuesday, April 23, in the journal Radiology. According to the researchers, these atrophy measurements offer an improvement over current methods for evaluating patients at risk for MS. Oak Brook, Ill (PRWEB) April 22, 2013 Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) measurements of atrophy in an important area of the brain...