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January 2012 Blog Posts (3)

Wellness Programs To Improve Health and Reduce Corporate Expenses

Some 80% of healthcare costs go to just a few very serious complex chronic diseases including the likes of diabetes and heart failure. But these are all largely preventable with lifestyle adjustments. Unfortunately, we Americans are an over fed (on non-nutritious diets), under exercised, chronically stressed population with 20% of us still smoking. One third of us are frankly obese and another one third are overweight. 

Health care costs could plummet if we could only become a health…

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Added by Stephen C Schimpff on January 19, 2012 at 2:58pm — No Comments

Call for Participation | 2012 NATO Advanced Study Institute

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

Advanced Study Institute

Invisible Wounds

New Tools to Enhance Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Diagnosis and Treatment

June 18 – 28, 2012 | Ankara, Turkey

http://www.interactivemediainstitute.com/IW2012

  

The Interactive Media Institute and the Virtual Reality Medical Institute…

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Added by James Cullen on January 4, 2012 at 2:00am — No Comments

Gene Therapy Is Back And Is Working for Some Patients

A decade ago there was much hope and hype for gene therapy. Then came the death of Jesse Gelsinger , an 18 year old, as a result of uncontrolled infection from the viral vector used to insert the gene change. That led to a near total stop of gene therapy clinical trials and the development of multiple new regulations, especially multiple levels of extensive reviews. 

Now some new developments are coming to fruition and there is some legitimate reason for enthusiasm that gene therapy…

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Added by Stephen C Schimpff on January 3, 2012 at 5:22pm — No Comments

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