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2014-04-02 15:37:00

Discovery could lead to more effective therapies to prevent heart attacks Right now, options are limited for preventing heart attacks. However, the day may come when treatments target the heart attack gene, myeloid related protein-14 (MRP-14, also known as S100A9) and defang its ability to produce heart attack-inducing blood clots, a process referred to as thrombosis. Scientists at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine and University Hospitals Case Medical Center have reached a...

2014-03-31 12:28:26

New Italian data uncover specific association between diet and blood cell markers of heart attack- and stroke-associated inflammation WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research further illuminates the heart-healthy benefits of the Mediterranean diet, tying the eating plan to lower levels of platelets and white blood cells, two markers of inflammation. Inflammation has an association with greater risk of heart attack and stroke. Study results are published...

2014-03-06 23:28:42

Dr. Steven Weiner uses state-of-the-art PRP collection and injection techniques that have shown hair density improvements ranging from 12%-63%. His office, The Aesthetic Clinique, is located in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, between Destin and Panama City Beach, Florida. Destin, Florida (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 PRP is “Platelet Rich Plasm,” a portion of whole blood that is separated from the red blood cells through centrifuging. It should contain concentrations of platelets that are at...

2014-03-03 04:22:38

- This Trial, Together with PERSIST-1, to Support Registration in the U.S. and Europe - SEATTLE, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) today announced the initiation of a Phase 3 clinical trial, known as PERSIST-2, which will evaluate pacritinib, a novel, investigational JAK2/FLT3 inhibitor, in patients with myelofibrosis whose platelet counts are less than or equal to 100,000 per microliter (uL). The trial is expected to enroll up to 300...

2014-02-25 14:19:07

New approach could help doctors and surgeons diagnose blood coagulation status in near real time, significantly improving patient care Defective blood coagulation is one of the leading causes of preventable death in patients who have suffered trauma or undergone surgery. The body’s natural defense against severe blood loss is the clotting process, in which platelets, plasma proteins, and other blood components interact to form a sticky, mesh-like structure. But often things go wrong, and...

2014-02-23 23:00:15

Inundated with a massive influx of Hawaii pain patients seeking platelet-rich plasma injections, PRP411.com is actively seeking prolotherapy doctors in the state of Hawaii. As one of the nation's largest medical listing sites, patients are a top priority. (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 Renowned as one of the country’s first prolotherapy search-and-booking platforms, PRP411 has become one of the most distinguished medical sites known specifically for acknowledging PRP-involved medical...

2014-02-21 23:25:48

Los Angeles periodontists Dr. Alexandre-Amir Aalam and Dr. Alina Krivitsky of the CENTER for Advanced Periodontal & Implant Therapy offer Advanced Platelet Rich Fibrin for gum graft procedures, providing patients with faster healing and better overall oral health. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 At the CENTER for Advanced Periodontal & Implant Therapy, doctors Alexandre-Amir Aalam, DDS, and Alina Krivitsky, DDS, are proud to announce Advanced Platelet Rich Fibrin for gum...

2014-02-19 23:27:42

Recently inundated with a massive influx of Florida pain patients, PRP411.com is actively seeking reputable Florida PRP doctors to help satisfy medical requests. While more patients in the Sunshine State request this form of regenerative medicine, there is a giant gap to fill with compassion. (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 A patient-centered brand that has the primary intention of helping out regenerative medicine constituents, PRP411.com has now become recognized across the country as one of...

2014-02-18 23:02:00

Known as the nation's first-ever prolotherapy search-and-booking platform, PRP411.com is actively seeking Delaware doctors to satisfy a patient influx. With a massive amount of Delaware pain patients seeking this treatment, PRP411.com is providing the answer. (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Widely-acclaimed across the United States as one of the first-ever prolotherapy search-and-booking platforms, PRP411 has solidified its patient-centered brand as one of the most reputable names in...

2014-02-12 23:30:07

Dr. Jonathan Cutler of South Florida Foot and Ankle Centers is experiencing great success with PRP foot treatment, which relieves pain, reduces recovery time, and allows patients to avoid foot surgery. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 South Florida Foot & Ankle Centers’ Dr. Jonathan Cutler performs this revolutionary new outpatient treatment that shortens recovery time, reduces pain injury, and allows patients to avoid foot surgery. Athletic foot injuries can keep...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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