Tag Archives: MEDICINE/HEALTH

CDC awards $9 million to investigators to combat antibiotic resistance

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is awarding more than $9 million to 25 investigators to pilot innovative solutions and explore knowledge gaps about antibiotic resistance related to the human microbiome, healthcare settings, and surface water and soil. Antibiotic resistant infections can be deadly for humans and is a growing global threat jeopardizing modern medicine and the healthcare, ...

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People living in rural households have lower risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease

Living in rural households decreases a person’s risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), particularly for young children and adolescents, according to a new study by researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), and the Canadian Gastro-Intestinal Epidemiology Consortium (CanGIEC). “Our findings show that children, particularly those under the age ...

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Optim LLC Releases Next Generation LED for ENTity™ Series Flexible Endoscopes

Optim LLC, a premier manufacturer of proprietary flexible endoscopes for use in the visual diagnosis of Ear-Nose-and-Throat (“ENT”) disorders, announced today it has released a new, next generation LED-based illumination system in its ENTity line of flexible laryngoscopes. “We are happy to announce this key enhancement to our ENTity series of products,” stated Paul Joyce, President and CEO of Optim. ...

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CORI² Endoscopy Software Offers New Pediatrics Module Based on Data From Nearly 100,000 Pediatric Procedures

Building on an unprecedented level of clinical data as well as the direct feedback of doctors from around the world, the Clinical Outcomes Reporting Informatics (CORI2) software offers a one-of-a-kind module designed specifically with pediatric patients in mind. Featuring over 20 unique pediatric enhancements, the CORI2 software is leading the way in patient-focused quality management software. “Pediatric endoscopy can present a ...

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