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InterTrade Industries to Showcase Thermoforming Expertise at BIOMEDevice 2016


InterTrade Industries, a full service custom thermoformer, will highlight medical packaging and enclosures at BIOMEDevice 2016. SAN JOSE, Calif. - The world class thermoformer InterTrade Industries serves the medical device industry with solutions ranging from functional sterile plastic packaging to sturdy, reliable medical device enclosures. This week, their medical packaging and enclosures capabilities will be showcased at BIOMEDevice 2016, a premier medtech conference that sets the tone for industry trends while also attracting top names ... Read More »

Laughing at His Nightmare with Spinal Muscular Atrophy – Shane Burcaw


Shane Burcaw, the author of Laughing at My Nightmare, comes to Boston to speak on the challenges he faces as a 21-year-old with spinal muscular atrophy on the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities, December 3rd, 2016. Shane will be accompanied by the co-founder of Laughing at My Nightmare, Sarah Yunusov to discuss positivity when faced with adversity. Boston, MA-NH - Shane Burcaw is Laughing At His Nightmare in Boston Shane Burcaw and Sarah Yunusov, the founders of Laughing at My Nightmare, are coming to NTI's, 31 ... Read More »

Give Blood This Holiday Season: The Life You Save May Be Your Own


Physicians David DeRose and Greg Steinke along with Nurse Practitioner Trudi Li, highlight a number of lifesaving truths in their best-selling new book, "Thirty Days to Natural Blood Pressure Control" (CompassHealth Consulting Press). Among those truths is a vital one relating to blood donation: Donating blood regularly can lower your blood pressure an average of 12 points systolic and 7 points diastolic. Changes of this magnitude across the U.S. population would save thousands of lives annually from heart disease, stroke, and kidney failure. W... Read More »

Philips is first to bring adaptive intelligence to radiology, delivering a new approach to how radiologists see, seek and share patient information


Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA) today announced the introduction of Illumeo, a new imaging and informatics technology with adaptive intelligence* that redefines and enhances how radiologists work with medical images. The intelligent software is the first to combine contextual awareness capabilities with advanced data analytics to augment the work of the radiologist. Its built-in intelligence records the radiologists’ preferences and adapts the user interface to assists the clinician by offering tool sets and measurements driven by the unde... Read More »

Philips teams up with Molecular decision support leader N-of-One to speed up clinical interpretation of cancer genomics


Profiling tumors using genomic information is critical for complex cancer cases, yet challenges remain in rapidly and accurately interpreting genomic findings in the context of a patient’s condition. While most cancer patients have thousands of gene variants and mutations, only a small number actually drive the individual’s specific cancer or may have actionable therapeutic implications for a particular patient.   The Philips IntelliSpace Genomics solution, which uniquely integrates complete patient information, is coupled with N-of-... Read More »

10 Starbucks Holiday Beverages 160 Calories or Less


Fewer Pumps Ask for fewer pumps of syrup to help reduce the sweetness and calories in any beverage. Skip the Whip Request just a little whip or no whip to save between 80 to 110 calories, depending on the size and type of drink. Make it Skinny Most handcrafted espresso and Frappuccino® blended beverages can be requested “light” or “skinny,” made with nonfat milk and without whipped cream. A tall skinny latte also meets 30% of daily calcium needs. 10 Starbucks Holiday Beverages 160 Calories or Less 1. Spiced Sweet Cream Cold Brew (110... Read More »

Rehabilitation Services In Carrollton


If you are looking for rehabilitation services in Carrollton, TX, visit OrthoTexas. The leading group of doctors, surgeons and physical therapists aim at improving the fitness level and quality of life of the patients. Whether you have undergone a surgery or suffered from a chronic orthopedic condition, they can help you recover quickly. The rehab specialists at OrthoTexas work in close association with the doctors to diagnose the root cause of the condition of the patient. They devise customized rehab programs to strengthen the muscles and im... Read More »

Spark Therapeutics and Pfizer Announce Updated Data from Hemophilia B Phase 1/2 Trial Suggesting Sustained Therapeutic Levels of Factor IX Activity


The results are from the first seven participants who received a single administration of investigational SPK-9001 at a dose of 5 x 1011 vector genomes (vg)/kg body weight. Four of the seven participants had reached greater than 12 weeks post-vector administration at the time of abstract submission; those four participants experienced consistent and sustained factor IX activity levels, with a mean greater than 30% of normal, with no sustained elevation in liver enzyme levels. Spark Therapeutics and Pfizer report that one participant, who had... Read More »

Huggies Brand Launches “No Baby Unhugged” to Ensure Babies Get the Hugs They Need to Help Them Thrive


Parents have been instinctively hugging their babies since the beginning of time, but research shows that this natural act can do more than calm a cry or soothe some stress. Hugs can help keep a baby's heart beating at a normal rate, improve sleep and support healthy weight gain, according to a recent Huggies study titled "The Power of Human Touch for Babies." "We believe deeply in the power of hugs, that is why every Huggies diaper and wipe is inspired by parents' hugs - to nurture baby with care, cradle baby in comfort and surround baby in... Read More »

AAMA appoints Julie Flaatten, CMA (AAMA), RN, EMT, as President


1888PressRelease - The American Association of Medical Assistants has installed Julie Flaatten, a resident of Greenwood, Wisconsin, as its 2016-2017 president. Flaatten will represent medical assistants nationwide in her role. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI - The American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) met in Reston, Virginia for its 60th Annual Conference. Julie Flaatten, CMA (AAMA), RN, EMT, was installed as the 2016-2017 AAMA President. In this capacity, President Flaatten, a resident of Greenwood, represents medical assistants and CMAs... Read More »

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