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2011-03-24 00:00:28

Proceeds will support commercialization of breakthrough technology to benefit premature infants. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) March 22, 2011 Powers Device Technologies, Inc., a privately held medical device company, today announced completion of $1.5 million Series A preferred funding. The single Institutional Investor, Lb Merchant II, LLLP, is an affiliate of Littlebanc Advisors, LLC. Littlebanc Advisors, LLC acted as the sole placement agent and financial advisor. This key funding will...

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2011-03-17 14:15:00

According to a new study, the rate of cerebral palsy among preterm infants may be lower now compared to 20 years ago. Cerebral palsy is a group of conditions that permanently damage movement, balance and posture.  The conditions can be mild to more severe, such as mental retardation and an inability to walk. A new study by researchers at the University of Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands found that between 1990 and 2005, cerebral palsy rates dropped among preterm infants...

2011-03-01 15:00:00

Natalie Morales, Co-Host of NBC's Today Show, and Top March of Dimes Volunteers Ring The Closing Bell® NEW YORK, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Natalie Morales, co-host of NBC's Today Show, was joined today by March of Dimes volunteers to kick off March for Babies, the March of Dimes largest fundraising event, by ringing The Closing Bell® of the New York Stock Exchange. "I'm the proud mother of two healthy children, but I understand that not...

2011-02-11 14:16:17

In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting â“ž¢, in San Francisco, researchers will present findings that show that despite fetal pulmonary maturity, babies delivered at between 36 to 38 weeks, still have a significantly increased risk of neonatal morbidities. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends that fetal pulmonary maturity be documented for scheduled...

2011-02-11 14:07:37

In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting â“ž¢, in San Francisco, researchers will present findings that show that when women at high risk for preterm birth participated in a preterm birth prevention clinic, more women delivered full term babies and there were fewer cases of infant morbidity. The National Center for Health Statistic reports that in 2008, 12.3% of babies were born...

2011-02-10 00:24:08

Research by the American Academy of Family Physicians demonstrates that vulvar cancer occurs most frequently in women age 65 to 75 years of age. Thirty percent of patients with vulvar cancer are age 70 or older, and the rate increases with age, reaching a peak of 20 per 100,000 women by 75 years of age. A team of researchers headed by Ashley Stuckey, MD, and Don Dizon, MD, of the Program in Women's Oncology at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, recently presented research to the...

2011-01-25 16:54:00

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edward Foundation and Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana (RMHC®-CNI) have partnered to bring the first Ronald McDonald Family Room in Illinois to Edward Hospital. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110125/CG36290) The Edward Foundation has also launched the public phase of its KidsCare Campaign to raise funds for a complete renovation of newborn and...

2011-01-19 12:54:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Hospital Association presented two outstanding programs with its first-ever Excellence in Quality Improvement Awards Jan. 14. The new awards are designed to celebrate healthcare organizations' tremendous advances in quality improvement and patient safety. NJHA, through its Institute for Quality and Patient Safety, partners with healthcare providers across the state in intensive collaborative efforts to make healthcare...

2011-01-18 23:01:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six-year-old Lauren Fleming of Marvin, N.C., who spent the first 5 months of life struggling to survive in a hospital newborn intensive care unit (NICU), today was named the March of Dimes 2011 National Ambassador. Lauren's parents, Nikki and Densel, never imagined that their first child would be born 3 1/2 months early and weighing only 2 pounds, 1 ounce. They watched and waited while Lauren was treated in the NICU at Levine...

2010-12-15 15:45:00

MCHENRY, Ill., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Medela announced today the award recipients from its November Virtual Human Milk (breastmilk) Collection Campaign in honor of the March of Dimes' National Prematurity Awareness Month. This year 4,750 participated in the campaign, voting for their preferred Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. In addition, the number of winning hospitals grew from only four last year to six in 2010. Each of the following hospitals will receive $5,000 in neonatal human...


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