ACC launches NCDR EP Device Implant Registry

Effective immediately, the American College of Cardiology is offering the EP Device Implant Registry, which will include data on ICD and CRT-D procedures previously captured in the NCDR ICD Registry as well as provide the flexibility to capture novel pacemaker procedures. The registry is aligned with the ACC’s Electrophysiology Accreditation program, fully supporting the program’s…

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Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment for Waste Management and Resource Optimization webinar

This seminar is especially addressed to non-economists, with the aim of demonstrating how potent and illuminating the economic perspective may be, but also warning about the possible misuse of economic concepts. The objective of this seminar is to discuss the rationale of economic valuation techniques and to discuss their grounding principles, in order to test…

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Top #AGS21 research presentations address older adults’ views on gun retirement and more

New York (March 27, 2019)–Insights into molecular changes in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients, a new model for predicting the life expectancy of older adults with multiple chronic diseases and age-related vulnerability, and older adults’ and healthcare professionals’ perspectives on gun retirement are the subjects of top-line presentations at the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) 2021…

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Novel cancer vaccine targets oncogenes known to evade immunity in melanoma and neuroblastoma models

A personalized tumor cell vaccine strategy targeting Myc oncogenes combined with checkpoint therapy creates an effective immune response that bypasses antigen selection and immune privilege, according to a pre-clinical study for neuroblastoma and melanoma. The neuroblastoma model showed a 75% cure with long-term survival, researchers at Children’s National Hospital found. Myc is a family of…

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How to Learn to Read Tarot Cards

Step 7 Begin to learn to read the tarot deck First up, the minor arcana. Cups, associated with water, is the suit that deals primarily with emotions, openness and imagination. Wands, associated with fire and passion, represent energy, movement and creative force. Swords, associated with air, represent your mind; how you think, communicate and solve…

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Doctors Sue UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealth directly competes with U.S. Anesthesia, according to the Texas lawsuit, through an ownership interest in Sound Physicians, a large medical practice that provides emergency and anesthesiology services. Sound Physicians is looking to expand in markets like Fort Worth and Houston, and U.S. Anesthesia claims in the lawsuit that its doctors were contacted by Sound…

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