Versed is a drug used to treat anxiety and tension and to relax muscles. It is also being studied in the treatment of nausea and vomiting caused by some cancer treatments. It is a type of benzodiazepine. Also called midazolam and midazolam hydrochloride.
Key Equipment Finance, one of the nation's largest bank-held equipment finance companies and an affiliate of KeyCorp today announced that the company has entered into an exclusive, long term, program agreement with Hitachi Medical Systems America. Hitachi Medical Systems America is the U.S. distributor of Hitachi Medical Corporation's diagnostic imaging products.
AZ-TMJ is once again leading the way in innovative and effective treatments for severe cases of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders or TMD. AZ-TMJ has developed a variety of highly effective treatments to greatly reduce the frequency and severity of migraine headaches for a large percentage of sufferers. Approximately 16% to 17% of the population suffers from migraine headaches, which often have a debilitating effect on suffers' daily lives.
Boston Medical Center (BMC) has been awarded a four year, $5.7 million grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) for investigators from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) to create the Center for Health Insurance Reform, Cardiovascular Outcomes and Disparities.
September 19-25 is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Week. If you are planning a story on prostate cancer, a disease that's diagnosed in more than 200,000 American men each year, please consider calling on experts from the Johns Hopkins Brady Urological Institute.
Rural health services in Australia are in bad shape. Cancer mortality rates are higher, waiting lines for doctor visits are longer, and budget share of Medicare spending is lower. Despite this the issue has not drawn the attention of the election campaign.
On the street it's known as meth, speed, ice, chalk, crank, fire, glass or crystal. Methamphetamine is a highly addictive drug that wreaks havoc on the entire body, including the user's oral health. Approximately 10 million Americans have tried methamphetamine, while more than 1.4 million are habitual users.
Endologix, Inc., developer of minimally invasive treatments for aortic disorders, responded to the Bard Peripheral Vascular, Inc. lawsuit filed against Endologix in the United States District Court of Arizona. The Bard Peripheral lawsuit alleges that Endologix's proprietary high density ePTFE graft material, which is used for the Powerlink® System, infringes on Bard Peripheral's "Prosthetic Vascular Graft" patent (U.S. Patent No. 6,436,135).
Nick Van Erp, active in soccer since elementary school and lacrosse since junior high, tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee during a spring lacrosse game his freshman year of high school. His injury, caused by stepping into a pothole and hyper-extending his knee, required surgical repair, ending his season prematurely and the remainder of his high school sports career.
Compliance Jumpstart, a privately held compliance consulting firm assisting medical companies with implementing healthcare compliance programs addressing areas such as the Anti-Kickback Statute and the Stark Law, announced the introduction of their healthcare compliance program.
McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce the Firm's Health Industry Advisory Practice Group was honored as the "Health Team of the Year" during the Chambers USA Awards in New York on June 10, 2010. This is the first time an award in this category has been given on a national basis by Chambers, and McDermott was selected over four other finalist firms.
As experts from around the world met in New York this week they discussed the need for greater understanding of the threat posed by ticks, fleas and sand flies. Leading scientists called on veterinarians and dog-owners around the world to take action to protect dogs and humans from potentially lethal diseases.
Whereas US and European medical centers are still beginners in breast augmentation with stem cell-enriched autologous fat, Viennese New Cosmetic Surgery and anti-aging expert DDr. Karl-Georg Heinrich is well-versed in this revolutionary method. In his Clinic DDr. Heinrich, he has been successfully offering breast augmentations with autologous stem cells to a broad public since early 2007.
Prescription painkiller abuse is a rapidly growing and widespread problem, recently coming into full view due to high profile stories and tragic celebrity deaths.
Mach One Corporation, a global wellness solutions company, today announced the completion of a “Definitive Agreement” for the terms and conditions for the merger and acquisition of White Hat Brands, LLC, producers of a variety of all natural, multi-vitamin-fortified juice beverages for children under the brand name Dog On It!™.
Nuvilex, Inc., announces today that Legacy Biotechnologies, Inc., its joint venture partner in Reme-Flu™ homeopathic flu remedy, has reached an agreement with Phillips Sales and Marketing to begin the national sales and marketing campaign for retail distribution of Reme-Flu™.
Nuvilex, Inc., announces today that Legacy Biotechnologies, Inc., its joint venture partner in Reme-Flu™, has commenced production of Reme-Flu™ and expects it to be ready for consumer purchase within the next 30 days. Reme-Flu™ is Legacy Biotechnologies’ unique 2-part homeopathic flu remedy designed to help treat symptoms of the flu. Initially, Reme-Flu™ will be offered on the top-rated website, www.nutralegacy.com.
The Wall Street Journal/Dow Jones: When health insurance executives meet with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at the White House Thursday to discuss premiums, they will "face a regulator who is well-versed in the complexities of the industry." Sebelius, whose resume includes a stretch as a state insurance commissioner, "is taking aim at rising premium rates as she joins President Barack Obama's push for an overhaul of the nation's health-coverage laws.
Abbott announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval of a new tablet formulation of the company's antiretroviral medication Norvir ® (ritonavir). The new Norvir tablets can be stored at room temperature and do not require refrigeration, making it more convenient for patients.
Recent and ongoing national conversations on healthcare reform have shone a spotlight on a new approach to patient-oriented, cost effective healthcare.
Veolia Energy North America, a leading provider of sustainable energy services, management solutions, and facility operations is pleased to announce that it has entered into a long-term agreement to operate and maintain the Medical Area Total Energy Plant (MATEP) assets in the Longwood Medical Area of Boston.