Monday, September 30, 2002

EBooks About Medicine -- 'Desperate Maladies Require Desperate Remedies'

EBooks About Medicine -- 'Desperate Maladies Require Desperate Remedies'

EBooks About Medicine has a laser focus on medicine -- all aspects of medicine. From alternative medicine to veterinary medicine, from AIDS to urology, it's all here. If medicine is what is needed then this is the right stuff all in one place to find out about diseases, cures, drug guides, health education and even hospital administration.

Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) June 5, 2007

eBooks About Medicine (www. ebooksaboutmedicine. com) announces the opening of a new store designed to offer the best books about medicine available anywhere. If using medicine appropriately is important then this is the store to find at the beginning of the search. It's easy. Just click on this is a site. Find information about specific diseases, diets, drugs, holistic medicine and the latest research.

EBooks About Medicine offers the best selection of books with information about modern medical practice and medical technology in the world. The store has in detailed information about various medical specialties -- oncology, pediatrics, radiology and surgery. No matter where in the world anyone might be, with just a click of the mouse or a poke of the stylus, they can enter this store. The whole knowledge of medicine throughout history is revealed.

As an eBooks About Everything (www. ebooksabouteverything. com) store, eBooks About Medicine also offers customers reward points for registering, writing an online review or telling a friend. These points can add up to huge savings anywhere in the large and growing list of eBooks About Everything bookstores.

Dr. C. R. Miller, physician and avid book reader, says, "The eBooks about medicine store has as wide a range of eBooks that hold knowledge about health as any bookstore on earth. Find the books that will address the answers to questions that most of us don't know how to ask. We can even browse away those hours while we are waiting for the next chance to invest in medical companies or find out about the inventors of the latest popular drug. Just click once and everything anyone needs to know about medicine will be revealed. This store will give everyone the opportunity to follow the experts in mastering medical technology."

It's extremely easy to find the perfect book. Medicine will never give up its secrets so easily as in this store.

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Transamerica Worksite Marketing Announces Three New RVPs For The West: Chris Story, Belinda Strombeck and Shawn Smith

Transamerica Worksite Marketing Announces Three New RVPs For The West: Chris Story, Belinda Strombeck and Shawn Smith

Transamerica Worksite Marketing Strengthens The Western Territory With Expansion of Proven Sales Leadership.

Little Rock, AR (PRWEB) May 3, 2006

As the Transamerica Western Territory continues to grow and flourish, Territory Vice President of Transamerica Worksite Marketing Joe Beckham announced the additions of three new regional vice presidents: Chris Story, Belinda Strombeck and Shawn Smith.

The latest additions to the Western Territory field force, which stretches from the Pacific Coast to the Louisiana Gulf Coast, not only assure that Transamerica Worksite Marketing is well positioned to leverage the strength of the Transamerica brand in this large region, but now has seasoned worksite professionals in place to service the growing distribution of voluntary benefits (http://www. transamericaworksite. com) for years to come.

Chris Story has been named Regional Vice President, Western Territory/North Texas. Responsible for the northern half of Texas within the Western Territory, Story is based in North Texas and brings two decades of industry experience to assist the growth of Transamerica Worksite Marketing in the voluntary benefits marketplace. Story began his career in the insurance business in July 1986 as Director of Training for Southland Life. In 1990 he was recruited to Great Southern Life, working for more than five years as Model Office Manager and managing GSL’s high-profile accounts, then took a Project Manager position with Universal Benefits Company where he was responsible for enrollments. He joins Transamerica Worksite Marketing with over 19 years of experience in the insurance industry, most recently a five-year tenor with Allstate Workplace Division, where he served as North Texas Regional Director and was responsible for recruiting, training and development of the North Texas Region. He currently lives in Dallas, Texas.

Belinda “Bel” Strombeck has been named Regional Vice President, Western Territory/South Texas. Responsible for the southern half of Texas, Strombeck brings a wealth of sales leadership to assist Transamerica Worksite Marketing’s efforts in maintaining a confident presence within this burgeoning region. A graduate of the University of California-Davis, Strombeck has spent the last eight years with American Fidelity and ING North America, having racked up an impressive list of achievements. In fact, her successes in building strong broker/client relationships, as well as identifying new business opportunities reads like a “Who’s Who” of top performers. Beginning in 1998, Strombeck joined American Fidelity Assurance Company, providing companies with voluntary and employer paid benefits through distribution relationships, as well as section 125 administration programs and health reimbursement plans. In 2004, she joined forces with ING North America Insurance Company’s Employee Benefits Division in Minneapolis where her primary focus was on larger employee cases, including Fortune 500 companies. From 2001-2004 Strombeck was the #1 annualized premium producer for American Fidelity, successfully managing a $2.3 million block of business for a Wells Fargo Company. At ING, she managed to generate $1.2 million in new premiums within her first nine months of being employed with the carrier. The addition of Strombeck provides the Western Territory with a wealth of experience in the southern piece of Texas and she will undoubtedly pay dividends for the producers and employer groups within her reach.

Shawn Smith has been named Regional Vice President, Western Territory/California. Responsible for the state of California, Smith brings 12 years of industry experience to assist the efforts of Transamerica Worksite Marketing in a continuing effort to successfully market a strong and balanced portfolio of voluntary benefits along the Pacific Coast. Immersed into the worksite marketplace in 1994, Smith worked as Sales Director for EOI Service Company in Orange County, where he successfully orchestrated more than 100 new client core and voluntary benefit enrollments. After nearly seven years of effectively interfacing with brokers and employer groups to insure productivity and quality, Smith joined UnumProvident as Senior Voluntary Benefit Consultant, working closely with the home office and brokers within the San Diego and Los Angeles sales offices and coordinating efforts with a number of western enrollment firms. He returned to EOI in 2002 as Senior Benefit Consultant where he generated voluntary benefit sales in excess of $1.6 million in 2004 and $1.9 million in 2005 within the territories of Southern California, Arizona, New Mexico and Nevada. Transamerica Worksite Marketing is fortunate to have Smith and his extensive track record of sales experience in this opportune territory. Smith’s proven sales leadership will certainly be a great help as efforts are made to leverage the Transamerica brand and continue to grow distribution within this burgeoning marketplace. Smith is currently located in Trabuco Canyon, California.

Contact info:

Chris Story

(888) 896-2786

Belinda Strombeck

(916) 275-0835

Shawn Smith

(949) 888-7430

(949) 278-6097 Cell

This press release was distributed through eMediawire by Human Resources Marketer (HR Marketer: www. HRmarketer. com) on behalf of the company listed above.


Saturday, September 28, 2002

Seaview Resort & Spa, a Marriott Resort, offering free Blackberry device with each room reservation

Seaview Resort & Spa, a Marriott Resort, offering free Blackberry device with each room reservation.

Seaview Resort & Spa, A Marriott Resort, has gone far beyond a mint on the pillow. For a limited time, leisure travelers reserving a stay at the historic resort will receive a personal BlackBerry 7290™ absolutely free, after rebate.

Galloway Township, New Jersey (PRWEB) August 8, 2005

Seaview Resort & Spa, A Marriott Resort, has gone far beyond a mint on the pillow. For a limited time, leisure travelers reserving a stay at the historic resort will receive a personal BlackBerry 7290™ absolutely free, after rebate.

Valued at $349, the BlackBerry 7290 is a wireless phone, Web browser, emails terminal and personal organizer all rolled into one. Each BlackBerry device comes with a hands-free headset, rechargeable battery, charger and holster. The offer requires a new two-year service agreement and is valid while supplies last. For more information, visit: http://marriott. com/specials/promotion. mi? promotion=Blackberry&WT_Ref=MI_Home (http://marriott. com/specials/promotion. mi? promotion=Blackberry&WT_Ref=MI_Home).

“This is an exciting partnership between Marriott and BlackBerry,” said Timothy S. Cahill, director of sales and marketing for Seaview. “Our guests tend to be busy, dynamic people on the go. This state-of-the-art device will allow them to access important information any time, as well as stay connected to business associates, clients and loved ones while they’re away from home.”

With the BlackBerry, Seaview guests can send and receive messages while waiting to board a plane, coordinate a meeting from the middle of a tradeshow or order supplies in the back seat of a taxi.

Of course, a complimentary BlackBerry is just one of the many reasons to visit Seaview Resort & Spa. Situated on 670 pristine woodland acres, Seaview offers 36 holes of championship golf on two of New JerseyÂ’s oldest and most prestigious courses. The Donald Ross-designed Bay Course is home of the ShopRite LPGA Classic. The Pines Course was designed by Toomey and Flynn, and was the site of the 1942 PGA Championship. SeaviewÂ’s golf facilities also include a Faldo Golf Institute and beautifully groomed natural-grass practice facilities.

About Marriot Seaview Resort & Spa

Beyond golf, Seaview Resort & Spa is southern New JerseyÂ’s only full-service resort with a historic landmark luxury hotel, indoor swimming pool, health club and tennis, an Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa, and gourmet and casual dining. The Resort is also home to Marriott Vacation Club InternationalÂ’s Fairway Villas.

Seaview Marriott Resort and Spa is located minutes from Atlantic CityÂ’s casinos, beaches and boardwalk and an easy drive from Philadelphia, Baltimore or New York. The resort is also fully staffed and equipped for weddings, banquets, special events, meetings, seminars and other corporate functions.

For more information, or to make room reservations, call 609.652.1800, or visit the website at www. seaviewmarriott. com.

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Friday, September 27, 2002

HairRemoval. Com Helps Potential Patients Find Hair Removal Clinics in Their Area

HairRemoval. Com Helps Potential Patients Find Hair Removal Clinics in Their Area

HairRemoval. Com works internationally with over 200 affiliates in order to provide potential patients of the United States and Canada with up to date and accurate information concerning all aspects of unwanted hair removal.

Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) August 27, 2005

HairRemoval. Com is devoted to providing up to date and accurate information regarding all hair removal methods. This site goes in depth on information concerning laser hair removal and electrolysis as well as temporary hair removal methods such as waxing, sugaring, shaving and more. HairRemoval. Com provides interactive online consultations as well as precise analysis that will help potential patients determine which hair removal treatment is right for them.

In today's society facial and body hair have become increasingly unwelcome. There are many remedies available to individuals who have unwanted hair. Depending on budget and availability of treatments, individuals can choose from temporary methods such as shaving, waxing and tweezing, as well as more permanent solutions such as electrolysis and laser hair removal. Each individual treatment provides different hair reduction results.

Now, by visiting HairRemoval. Com, patients in the United States and Canada can easily determine which hair removal treatment is right for them, as well as find a clinic in their area that will provide solutions to their unwanted hair problems. Those interested in finding out more about all hair removal methods can feel confident that one stop to HairRemoval. Com will fulfill all of their hair removal needs.

About HairRemoval. Com

HairRemoval. Com is run by dedicated professionals that have extensive experience in the hair removal business. Since 1977, these individuals have owned and operated an electrolysis clinic out of Buffalo, NY, and in 1997 they began performing laser hair removal procedures as well. The owners are also former Laser Hair Removal Trainers who have trained physicians and health care professionals from around the world.

In addition, experienced technicians, designers and writers are utilized to update and maintain HairRemoval. Com as well as many other web sites. This has allowed HairRemoval. Com the opportunity to provide the public with technologically advanced, knowledgeable, up to date and accurate information concerning all aspects of hair removal. For more information or to find a hair removal clinic in your area, go online to: www. hairremoval. com


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PeopleTowels and the Breast Cancer Fund Collaborate for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

PeopleTowels and the Breast Cancer Fund Collaborate for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Limited edition PeopleTowels go on sale Oct. 4 to benefit breast cancer prevention

Monterey, CA (PRWEB) October 4, 2010

PeopleTowels (http://www. peopletowels. com), the eco-friendly and sustainable on-the-go alternative to paper towels and the Breast Cancer Fund, a groundbreaking organization working to eliminate the environmental causes of breast cancer, partner to launch two custom designed PeopleTowels with the message “Connecting the dots between our health and the health of the planet.” The limited edition PeopleTowels go on sale Oct. 4, 2010, and can be found exclusively on peopletowels. com and breastcancerfund. org.

"We are very grateful to our likeminded supporters, like PeopleTowels, dedicated to working toward breast cancer prevention,” said Julie Homan, cause marketing manager for the Breast Cancer Fund. “Partnerships such as this provide both important financial support and much-needed awareness around the link between breast cancer and environmental exposures."

The limited edition PeopleTowels are made of 100% organic Fair Trade cotton printed with natural dyes and specially priced at $6 each. From the sale of these special edition PeopleTowels, $1 will be donated to the Breast Cancer Fund.

“The Breast Cancer Fund’s advocacy for the elimination of the environmental causes of breast cancer aligns naturally with PeopleTowels’ sustainable mission,” said Linda Lannon, co-founder of PeopleTowels. “We’re delighted to support their very important work through the sale of these limited edition PeopleTowels.

About PeopleTowels
PeopleTowels, LLC is the pioneer of the reusable personal hand towel category in the U. S. The company believes that every person can have an impact on the environment by making small lifestyle changes. PeopleTowels’ mission is to empower ordinary people and companies to contribute to a sustainable environment by switching from paper towels to reusable PeopleTowels when they are at work or on-the-go to reduce waste and pollution. PeopleTowels supports the work of the Breast Cancer Fund as a member of 1% for the Planet. http://www. peopletowels. com.

About the Breast Cancer Fund
The Breast Cancer Fund is the leading national organization working to identify and eliminate the environmental causes of breast cancer. The organization works to translate the growing body of scientific evidence linking breast cancer and environmental exposures into public education and advocacy campaigns that protect our health and reduce breast cancer risk. http://www. breastcancerfund. org

Note to editors: Photos and follow-up interviews available upon request.

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Saturday, September 21, 2002

Technology Firm Offers Less Expensive Health Insurance Through the Internet

Technology Firm Offers Less Expensive Health Insurance Through the Internet

New service provides comprehensive health benefits for the best price.

Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) November 24, 2006

The Boloto Group, an Arizona based technology firm, is introducing the Boloto Benefits Plan - a group insurance program that provides the best health benefits for the best price in the most innovative, simplified solution to the Nation's health care crisis.

"One of the top issues is that tens of millions of Americans are without healthcare insurance because they simply can't afford it," explained Gordon Sympson, President of Boloto Benefits. "We have addressed and resolved this issue once and for all by combining industry expertise, innovation and technology to create the best benefits for the best price. We took pieces of the most innovative programs to create one simple plan instead of many plans with many options. This represents a substantial cost reduction. By making the plan available through the Internet at www. bolotohealth. com, we have further lowered costs and eliminated unnecessary layers that increase both the cost of coverage and the complexity of existing products."

The old concept dictated many plans with many options that created bureaucracy, complexity and expenses. By combining the best elements of coverage and the best discounts from top Preferred Provider Organizations (PPO's), the new plan can provide the type of benefits and coverage people want and need. For example, the Boloto Benefits Plan has no deductible or coinsurance for in-network benefits. It was designed by a variety of experts drawn from throughout the benefits field to provide simplicity, while eliminating opportunities for fraud and abuse, which typically drive up health insurance costs.

"Clearly, the health care system in the U. S. faces huge challenges, with increased costs, reduced benefits and narrowed coverage," said Robert Donnelli, founder and CEO of the Boloto Group. "The Boloto Benefits Plan was created to respond to these challenges and solve the problem once and virtually for all by providing truly accessible health insurance and, with it, peace of mind." 

About the Boloto Group

The Boloto Group is a closely held, private technology and business solutions company incorporating services ranging from health and personal communications, to social environments and individual finance. Guided by the mission, "where innovation captures opportunity," the Company creates and delivers real-world channel solutions that touch the lives of virtually all. For more information, go to www. bolotogroup. com.

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Friday, September 13, 2002

ConnextionsHealth Introduces Member Transition Services® to Assist Health Plans in Efforts to Retain Members During Life Cycle Changes

ConnextionsHealth Introduces Member Transition Services® to Assist Health Plans in Efforts to Retain Members During Life Cycle Changes

Health insurers lose billions each year: Failing to retain plan members who leave due to early retirement, termination and loss of benefits.

Orlando, FL (Vocus) December 15, 2008

ConnextionsHealth today announced the creation of its Member Transition Services® - a portfolio of technology-driven processes and personal touch points - designed to assist health plans in their effort to mitigate the loss of group (or "commercial") plan members during major life cycle changes such as early retirement, job termination, "aging out" of dependent children, or elimination of health care coverage as a benefit by their employer.

According to a November 2008 study published by McKinsey & Company, most health insurers capture less than 10% of this group "transition" market, which is estimated at approximately $40 billion annually. A market analysis by L. E.K. Consulting suggests there are typically 8.1 million individuals who are in transition at all times, not factoring the current wave of corporate layoffs.

Insight into the significance of this market opportunity was provided at UnitedHealth Group's annual investors' meeting held on December 2nd. At this briefing, the nation's second largest health insurance carrier reported that several factors, including large employers that didn't renew their contracts for 2009, will lead to an enrollment decline of as many as 1.5 million commercial members for UnitedHealth Group in the coming year.

"What's most unfortunate about this missed opportunity," according to Ms. Leslie Pecci, Chief Operating Officer of ConnextionsHealth, "is that a significant percentage of health plan members are satisfied with their coverage, and would likely remain with their current health insurance providers if they were presented with viable alternatives at the appropriate times, and given easy access to decision-making tools."

Supporting this view, a recent Forrester Research survey of more than 2,000 individuals showed that 52% of both employer-sponsored and individually purchased health plan members were either satisfied or extremely satisfied with their coverage. Forrester also reported that fewer than 20% of respondents in both categories said that they were unlikely to switch health plans. Ms. Pecci noted, "In addition to missing incremental premium revenue, health insurers are losing their investments in member acquisition and in member service by not seeking to leverage the brand loyalty they have established with their satisfied customers."

To address this growing need to capture a greater portion of the "transitional" market segment, ConnextionsHealth has designed a disciplined process that identifies members who are experiencing life cycle changes; contacts and educates those members regarding their health insurance choices; and facilitates their decision-making process regarding coverage. "There is a very limited window of opportunity for health plans to retain these members," Ms. Pecci points out, "and our process enables plans to move quickly and cost-effectively before their members are lost."

In addition to speed, consumer education is also an important aspect of the Member Transition Services that ConnextionsHealth offers to its health plan clients. As an example, Ms. Pecci cited COBRA insurance, which provides displaced employees with post-employment coverage. "Many consumers don't know there can be lower-cost health insurance alternatives to COBRA that may be better suited to their new circumstances," Ms. Pecci said.

ConnextionsHealth's Member Transition Services include well-trained, licensed health insurance agents; online transaction capabilities including Click-to-Chat; automated voice and email technologies that enhance and expedite customer service; and predictive analytics that deliver actionable data about member behaviors and preferences. ConnextionsHealth has already begun working with two well-known health insurance plans on development of their member transition programs.

For additional information on ConnextionsHealth's Member Transition Services, contact Leslie Pecci at (407) 241-8739 or at lpecci(at)connextions. com.

About Connextions Inc.:
Founded in 1992, Connextions' 2,500 professionals provide technology-based business process solutions for a long list of America's best-known corporate and healthcare organizations, including Kaiser-Permanente, Caremark, FedEx and Sprint. For information, see www. connextions. com.

About New Mountain Capital:
Connextions Inc. is a member of the New Mountain Capital portfolio of companies. New Mountain Capital, LLC is a New York-based private equity firm investing for long-term capital appreciation through direct investment in growth equity transactions, leveraged acquisitions and management buyouts. See www. newmountaincapital. com.

For additional information:
Gordon G. Andrew
Senior Vice President
Connextions, Inc.
(407) 563-4440
Cell: (609) 987-0200
Gandrew(at)connextions. com


Thursday, September 12, 2002

ZyDoc Medical Transcription Enhances the Practice Fusion EMR

ZyDoc Medical Transcription Enhances the Practice Fusion EMR

ZyDoc Medical Transcription has teamed up with Practice Fusion to offer doctors an integrated medical transcription solution with their electronic medical record (EMR) system. This partnership will allow doctors to continue to dictate as the preferred method of data capture, yet achieve all the extended benefits of the EMR. The combination of dictation and EMR has added benefits of rapid implementation and adoption by physicians and eliminates the risks of transition to EMR systems.

Hauppauge, New York (PRWEB) November 13, 2007

ZyDoc Medical Transcriptionannounced today it has formed a business alliance with Practice Fusion, Inc. ZyDoc will offer transcription services that are tightly integrated with Practice Fusion's EMR. Both systems are ASP based and will work from any Internet-connected computer.

With no change in work habits, doctors can dictate from any telephone to the TelDoc system or utilize handheld professional digital recorders. The dictation and records are tracked on the ZyDoc TrackDoc Internet site, similar to UPS packages, and are transcribed and returned within the required turnaround time as quickly as two hours. The highly accurate transcribed reports are available on the web and after review are automatically inserted into the Practice Fusion EMR system as part of the specific patient record.

Practice Fusion is a free, on-demand, no-risk Electronic Medical Records service. The solution for independent practitioners launched on October 23, 2007 with over 700 physicians. Practice Fusion's application is available over the Internet and does not require any licensing or hosting fees. Ryan Howard, CEO of Practice Fusion, explains that "Many EMR companies have added dictation to their products as an afterthought to increase user acceptance. Practice Fusion and ZyDoc have collaborated through the HL7 data standards to allow seamless integration of the transcription service and EMR output delivered from day one."

"This alliance offers doctors substantial advantages over current solutions," according to James Maisel, M. D., Chairman of ZyDoc. "From the doctor's perspective, data entry into an EMR is time consuming and not their area of expertise. When the patients fail to conform to the EMR template-based systems, data entry with repetitive clicks can be tedious and often take more than 10 minutes for a typical encounter. In contrast, dictation of comprehensive detailed encounters allows more efficient documentation within two minutes at 140 words a minute versus slower typing or handwriting speeds of 20 words per minute. With decreased reimbursements, physicians are striving to increase the number of patient encounters daily. Dictation remains the fastest and most detailed way to document the patient record. It remains the preferred method of data capture for physicians and is utilized by virtually all high-volume physicians."

Doctors can review the Practice Fusion EMR system at the Practice Fusion web site or sign up for a demo and enroll on the ZyDoc web site for a free trial of ZyDoc transcription services. ZyDoc Medical Transcription services are widely used by physicians of all specialties, groups, ambulatory surgery centers, hospitals, and RHIOs. More than 600 small physician practices have expressed interest for the Practice Fusion service since the beginning of 2007.

About ZyDoc Medical Transcription
Founded in 1993, ZyDoc is a full service, e-transcription company featuring HIPAA-compliant web-based records, e-signature, faxing, and legacy integration solutions. Physicians, transcription companies, and hospitals use these services to produce, organize, and distribute multi-specialty patient documentation. ZyDoc solves the PC literacy, data entry bottleneck, implementation, and cost issues that plague other clinical documentation and EMR companies. The company uses award-winning technology, workflow enhancements, and the Internet with ASP applications. In 2004, ZyDoc was ranked 3rd nationally in medical transcription by the Medical Records Institute and has also won awards from the medical informatics, speech recognition, and software industries. The technology platform is augmented by 24-hour U. S.-based support through the ZyDoc Operation Center. ZyDoc features unsurpassed highly accurate documents ensured by measurement, continuous quality improvement, and backed by a staff of U. S.-based level II and III transcription editors, proofreaders and a quality assurance team.

About Practice Fusion
Practice Fusion addresses the complexities and critical needs of today's healthcare environments by proving a revolutionary application and delivery model for physicians and patients at no cost. Practice Fusion offers an integrated, on-demand healthcare platform delivered in a software-as-a-service model that eliminates the complexities associated with licensing, implementation, integration and support usually experienced with traditional enterprise software solutions. Practice Fusion dramatically reduces the cost to the practice while enabling providers to deliver the highest level of care possible to their patients. For additional information, please visit the Practice Fusion web site.

Press Contact
ZyDoc Medical Transcription
Sharon Dietz

Practice Fusion, Inc.
Gail Romano
1 415 346 7700


Amway Global's Nutrilite Brand Partners With Soccer's Most Successful Club -- AC Milan

Amway Global's Nutrilite Brand Partners With Soccer's Most Successful Club -- AC Milan

World's Leading Brand of Vitamin, Mineral and Dietary Supplements* Becomes "Institutional Sponsor of AC Milan." Agreement Focuses on Scientific Collaboration of Players' Fitness, Training and Nutritional Needs

Ada, MI (PRWEB) October 26, 2008

Amway Global (http://www. amwayglobal. com) announced that its NUTRILITE® (http://www. nutrilite. com) brand, the world's leading brand of vitamins, minerals and dietary supplements, has forged a sponsorship agreement with AC Milan -- the most successful soccer club in the world. AC Milan boasts three Intercontinental Cups, one FIFA Club World Cup, seven European Champions Clubs' Cups, five European Super Cups and two UEFA Cups Winners' Cups.

The global agreement designates the NUTRILITE brand as the "Official Nutrition Supplement of AC Milan" and provides the brand with a hybrid of multi-media and promotional rights to the club over the next two years.

"Equally important to the marketing and media benefits we secured with AC Milan is the ability to be on the forefront of cutting-edge scientific research and sports training of world-class athletes through the Milanello Training Center," said Amway Chief Marketing Officer Candace Matthews. "More specifically, by collaborating with Milan Lab, we can showcase how our NUTRILITE products help the team achieve optimal health."

Nutrilite, Ronaldinho and AC Milan
Earlier this year, Amway signed two-time FIFA Player of the Year and AC Milan Forward Ronaldinho to a global endorsement agreement and named him Global Spokesperson for the Amway One by One Campaign for Children. Since 2003, Amway's philanthropic program has impacted more than 5.5 million children, contributed 839,000 employee and business owner volunteer hours and shared over $52 million (USD) worldwide.

As part of this campaign, the NUTRILITE brand's Goal by Goal Program has committed to donating $10,000 (USD) to the AC Milan Foundation for every goal Ronaldinho scores in Italy.

"Throughout the process of structuring this agreement with Nutrilite, we quickly learned that we share very like-minded principles and philosophies of doing business. We're both leaders in our respective fields and the corporate citizenship demonstrated by the Ronaldinho Goal by Goal campaign is a natural extension to our ongoing efforts with the AC Milan Foundation," said A. C. Milan Sales Director Mauro Tavola.

*Based on 2007 sales

About the Nutrilite Brand
NUTRILITE is the world's leading brand of vitamin, mineral and dietary supplements (based on 2007 sales). The company is so committed to total quality control of its plant concentrates from seed to tablet, it is the only global vitamin and mineral brand to grow, harvest, and process plants on their own certified organic farms.** Nutrilite farms are located in California, Washington, Mexico, and Brazil.

**Research conducted in 2008 by Euromonitor Consultancy.

About Amway Global
Based in Ada, Mich., Amway Global is part of the Alticor group of companies, founded by the DeVos and Van Andel families. Alticor is led by Steve Van Andel, Chairman, and Doug DeVos, President. Global sales for the Alticor group of companies, which include Amway, Access Business Group, Alticor Corporate Enterprises (ACE), and Quixtar, exceeded $7.1 billion in fiscal 2007.

About Amway's One by One Campaign for Children
Amway has a long history of sharing with the communities where they do business, both through volunteer efforts and charitable contributions. In 2003, Amway launched the One by One Campaign for Children to focus their philanthropic efforts on children and make a more sustainable impact on society. Through One by One, Amway, its employees and business owners support hundreds of non profit organizations in more than 50 countries working to address the full spectrum of children's needs. Amway is dedicated to offering children the resources they need to live, achieve, learn and play. For more information, visit www. amwayonebyone. com.

About AC Milan:
For more than one hundred years AC Milan has been synonymous with soccer, entertainment, emotion and success. The red and black has overall won the largest number of international trophies in the history of a soccer team. Since its founding in 1899, AC Milan has won 3 International Cups, 1 FIFA World Cup, 7 European Club Cups, 5 European Supercups, 2 UEFA Cups Winners' Cups, 17 League Championships, 5 Italian League Supercups, 5 Italian Cups. Today AC Milan is a leading entertainment company producing sporting spectacles for millions of people around the world.

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Over 1,500 users have attended our free HIPAA courses. HIPAA compliance date required 4/14

Over 1,500 users have attended our free HIPAA courses. HIPAA compliance date required 4/14.

Due to a recent partnership, we can offer a new low price for a complete HIPAA training for most health care organizations. We offer discounts to specialty groups and member organizations.

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Over 1,500 users have attended our free HIPAA courses. Compliance date required 4/14.

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According to every industry survey, HIPAA remains the single most pressing challenge facing healthcare providers, payers, and their business associates with the initial deadline for compliance of April 14, 2003. How can you efficiently train your staff to document compliance?

Due to a recent partnership, we can offer a new low price for complete HIPAA training for most health care organizations. We offer discounts to specialty groups and member organizations. We now provide remote hosting, custom content development, tracking reports and quizzes. An email question and answer option is also available. It is like having a HIPAA privacy and security officer available. Training to organizations can be provided to 1-25 users or up to 1,500 per organization. These are not “canned” course but involve the latest information based on extensive consulting experience with HIPAA. In addition, we customize the courses for your organization using your own policies and procedures whenever possible. These multimedia courses can be used with dial-up or broadband connections and only require either Internet connection (a CD option is also available).

Contact us, (781.890.1555 ext 205) or Info@healthcio. com to test drive a free sample course today.

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Tuesday, September 10, 2002

Replenish Your Body & Soul Day Just in time for MotherÂ’s Day -- Massage your day away for a great cause!

Replenish Your Body & Soul Day Just in time for MotherÂ’s Day -- Massage your day away for a great cause!

Special Invite: MedSpa Event Saturday May 1st:

(PRWEB) April 29, 2004

Pamper yourself while helping others at a MedSpa Day & Spiritual Salon to benefit abused women and children. Replenish Your Body & Soul Day is set for Saturday, May 1 at the new Fountain of Youth MedSpa in West L. A. and will offer a menu of youth-enhancing spa treatments and classes at a special price for the whole day.

The event will benefit the USC Violence Intervention Program and Rape Crisis Center, a facility that serves women and children who have been witness to, or victims of abuse. Help the Center and have whole day of healing luxuries for you or Mom at a cost of $75, a value of up to $200. Reservations are required.

Women may choose from two mini spa treatments such as massage, facial, micro-dermabrasion and energy healing -- Plus a roster of classes including yoga, Zen meditation and Tantra. A tea tasting will be hosted by Rena Shah of the renowned Chado Tea Rooms in Los Angeles and Pasadena.

The event will take place at the Fountain of Youth MedSpa (11687 National Boulevard at Barrington) from 9 am to 5 pm. The Fountain is a world class MedSpa just opened in West LA.

The Fountain blends the latest youth-enhancing medical techniques including lasers, photofacials and Botox with ancient rejuvenation techniques from yoga to herbal skin care. It provides patrons with a non-clinical, pampering spa environment to replenish body and spirit while being introduced to the FountainÂ’s philosophy of inner health and outer beauty.

"Women and children are all too frequently the victims of violence in Los Angeles and throughout the world, " said Carey Ann Strelecki, who is hosting the event with the Fountain of Youth MedSpa. "When we had the opportunity to create a project that would make a difference to abuse victims while providing a day for women to rejuvenate from their often frantic, exhausting lives, it seemed like a natural."

Participants interested in registering should call Event Coordinator Paula Catania (818) 509-1124.The event is being sponsored by Fountain of Youth MedSpa and Global Brainstorm Productions. For more information, call Carey Ann Strelecki at 310-993-3700 or visit www. replenishyoursoul. com.

Media Contact: Nadine Jolson 310-474-1776 or email:nadine@jolsoncreative. com

Monday, September 9, 2002

Student Travelers to Receive Special Discount Rates

Student Travelers to Receive Special Discount Rates

Students studying abroad will benefit from new reduced rates for travel medical insurance.

Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) October 22, 2008

Travelers Trust (http://www. travelerstrust. com) has announced a new program to help student travelers. The travel insurance website, which began operations a year ago, is already a leading provider in the international travel insurance industry. The site's parent company, Legend Travelers, believes that international students have a definite need and can greatly benefit from the Travelers Trust plan, especially during the upcoming holiday season.

Travelers Trust knows that being a student can be tough, and being a student a long way from home can be even more difficult. The Travelers Trust Student Insurance Discount Program (http://www. travelerstrust. com/student-insurance. asp) is deigned to make student life that much easier. It's difficult enough just being far away from home, and many students also feel the pinch of limited finances. And with the economic problems facing most of us today, the company felt it appropriate to do all it could to help students traveling to see their family and friends for the Holidays. Every break that they can get will help them."

To qualify for the Special rate, students need only enter the code-word "Student" (without the quotes) in the Promo field on the website's Instant Travel Insurance Quote form. The Travelers Trust Student Discount will automatically be applied to their quote.

The Travelers Trust plan offers coverage for medical expenses incurred while traveling or living abroad, as well as for emergency evacuation, trip interruption, lost checked luggage, travel assistance and other travel-related services. Benefits are also provided for pregnancy complications, accidental death or dismemberment, losses from acts of terrorism or natural disaster, and repatriation of remains. Additionally, up to two children under the age of ten receive full coverage at no additional cost when traveling with both parents, making this one of the most comprehensive travel insurance policies in the industry.

About the company:
Legend Travelers is a leading international travel health insurance company (http://www. legendtravelers. com) with clients in over 100 countries. More than 60 percent of its customers are U. S. citizens who travel abroad and buy the insurance prior to travel, but travelers may also purchase the coverage after their trip is already in progress.

Lester Young
Travelers Trust
Www. travelerstrust. com


Calcium Powder NutraCal Not Inhibited by Acid Reflux Medications

Calcium Powder NutraCal Not Inhibited by Acid Reflux Medications

Calcium can still be absorbed by people suffering from acid reflux, with a calcium powder developed by Pharmacist Tom Kotronis of Tampa Bay Nutraceutical Company. A recent AMA report found that people taking antacids could not absorb enough calcium. But NutraCal has been found to be effective with heartburn medications.

Tampa, FL (PRWEB) January 9, 2007

People suffering from acid reflux can still absorb calcium (http://www. nutracal. com/) with a powder developed by Pharmacist Tom Kotronis of Tampa Bay Nutraceutical Company, counter to concerns raised in a recent AMA report. NutraCal calcium powder has been found to be effective with heartburn medications.

NutraCal is a calcium gluconate and magnesium combination which is not affected by over the counter (OTC) antacids, prescription proton pump inhibitors, or H2 blockers, like Prilosec, Nexium, Protonix, Aciphex, etc.

A critical, recent report by the AMA concerning increased risk of hip fractures for people using prescribed or over the counter antacid products has caused severe concern among users and prescribers alike. Because these products reduce the acid in the stomach, most common calcium products cannot be properly absorbed, adding to the calcium crisis in the United States and abroad. This crisis is setting people up for potential serious health problems due to the lack of calcium and magnesium as they age.

NutraCal effervescent calcium powder is composed of calcium gluconate, and is in a ready to absorb form before it enters the body for digestion. This allows the body to immediately absorb the calcium regardless of the amount of stomach acid present.

Tom Kotronis, founder NutraCal, says, “We have had this theory for many years, but this study just proves what many of us have thought all along. We are delighted that this theory has now been verified so that we can educate and help people.”

Also, stated Mr. Kotronis, “One of my key reasons for developing NutraCal was to offer a solution for the millions of people taking antacid products, so that they can have both relief from their heart burn and acid reflux (http://www. nutracal. com/), but also get the calcium they need for bone health.”

With NutraCal. People do not have to choose between their acid reflux medicine and bone health, they can have them both.

NutraCal is available online at www. nutracal. com and fine retailers nationwide. More information concerning NutraCal and proton pump inhibitors can be found at www. nutracal. com.

Founder of Tampa bay Nutraceutical Company, and developer of NutraCal, Tom Kotronis, RPh is a popular guest on many health and wellness shows, and is available for interviews or to answer questions concerning calcium deficiency and the effect antacids have on this crisis.

For more information on NutraCal or Tampa Bay Nutraceutical Company, please contact Lee Vance at 866-847-4084 or visit www. nutracal. com.


Saturday, September 7, 2002

Online Business Podcasting Expo Jan 19-21, 2007 Offers Seminars For Overcoming Challenges for ADHD Entrepreneurs, Quickbook Training, Outlook Tips, Podcasting, and more

Online Business Podcasting Expo Jan 19-21, 2007 Offers Seminars For Overcoming Challenges for ADHD Entrepreneurs, Quickbook Training, Outlook Tips, Podcasting, and more.

The Business Podcasting Expo is an Online Audio/Visual Business Conference with seminars including ADHD Challenges for Entrepreneurs, Quickbook Training, Outlook Tips, and Installing WordPress. The BizPodExpo also offers introductory classes on Podcasting, and how to increase your search engine ranking using this audio/video social media. There will be thousands of dollars worth of giveaways and prizes, and a Data DVD of all recorded seminars is included with full Admission. The event is sponsored by Co-Op World and PodcastDirectories4Sale. com

Canton, GA (PRWEB) January 15, 2007

The Online Business & Podcasting Expo will be held January 19-21, 2007. All that is needed to attend is an internet connection and speakers, and a microphone for verbal interaction. All of the audio/visual seminar classes and networking events are recorded on data DVD for shipment to full admission attendees.

Three seminars will be open to the public, including

"ADD/ADHD - How Entrepreneurs Can Overcome It", by Barry Bettman, Professional Certified Coach specializing in ADD and Autism, "Navigating New Media: What It Is and How It Can Transform Your Business", by John C. Havens, Podcasting Guide for About. com, and "Business Podcasting", by Small Biz Pod's Alex Bellinger.

Samples of other business seminars include Beginning and Advanced Quickbooks Training, Outlook Training, Getting the Most Out of Your Tax Deductions, WordPress Installation and Usage, Networking, and How to Build a PR Platform.

Podcasting seminars will include Introduction to Podcasting, Introduction to WavePad and Mixpad, Introduction to Audacity, Why Video Podcast, Beginning Video Podcasting, and Podcasting to Increase Your Search Engine Ranking.

Every full admission attendee will receive a Website Consultation from the Perspective of the Media from Annie Jennings, Recording/Editing/Mixing Software, Podcatching Software, a multi-media Podcasting Handbook, and a Data DVD of all recorded sessions. Other giveaways include Sharepoint Video Tutorial Bundles from Andrea Kalli, Lifetime Licenses of Pamela Pro for Skype from Dick Schiferli, Books, MP3 Players, Audio Books, a Branded Podcatcher, and more.

The Expo is sponsored by PodcastDirectories4Sale. com (http://www. PodcastDirectories4Sale. com), the only Podcast Directory Software created by Podcasters. Several niche market Podcast Directories opening this month include the Business Resources Podcast Directory, Women's Health and Fitness Podcast Directory, Musicians Podcast Directory, Technology Podcast Directory, and Small Business Podcast Directory. The Family Friendly Podcast Directory has moved to a new site to utilize this new Directory Software. All Podcasters are invited to submit their podcasts to the appropriate niche Directory.

For more information about the Online Business & Podcasting Conference, go to http://www. BizPodExpo. com (http://www. BizPodExpo. com), or contact Expo Organizer, Penny Haynes.


Fun And Useful Gift Ideas From The 'As Seen On TV' Company

Fun And Useful Gift Ideas From The 'As Seen On TV' Company

For the holidays, give your family "As Seen on TV" gifts. From kitchenware to pet needs, these eights products are both affordable and useful.

Fairfield, NJ (PRWEB) November 2, 2007

This holiday season surprise your loved ones with affordable, fun and useful "As Seen on TV" gifts. From kitchenware to pet products, your friends and family will find these presents practical, humorous and the topic of conversation for years to come. The following gift ideas are available at major retailers including: Target, Wal-Mart, Bed Bath & Beyond, Linens - N - Things, CVS, Walgreens and Rite Aid stores.

•The Coleman Fishpen™ -- A great stocking stuffer gift idea for the outdoor's man in your life is a pen-sized, super-strong telescoping composite rod that enables him to enjoy fishing wherever he goes. The reel is cut from solid brass so it's durable enough to hook even a big fish. The Coleman Fishpen comes with an entire system containing everything you need to start fishing -- a starter tackle kit with hooks, line, weight and bobbers -- all in a convenient compartment container for easy organization. Suggested retail price: $39.99

•Professional PedEgg™ -- A perfect gift for the lady in your life, it is a revolutionary foot file from Telebrands. It's the newest and fastest way to make your feet feel smooth and healthy! The secret is Professional PedEgg's precision micro-files that gently remove calluses and dead skin to give your feet an incredible baby-soft look and feel. The unique "egg" shape of the Professional PedEgg is ergonomically designed to fit perfectly into the palm of your hand for easy and convenient use. To keep things neat, the Professional PedEgg has been designed to collect all the skin shavings in a convenient storage compartment allowing you to use it anywhere with no mess. The Professional PedEgg™ has a suggested retail price of $10.

•GoDuster™ -- Is that dust bin your teenager calls a bedroom getting on your nerves? Forget about coal; put the GoDuster in their stocking this year! This battery-powered duster has a rotating brush that picks up dust and dirt quickly and effectively, making dusting fun. Powerful and gentle, its spinning action is perfect for tight spaces -- between books, stereo equipment, or anywhere dust collects. Suggested Retail Price: $19.99

•EarLift™ -- Do your mom, aunt or grandmother wear large or heavy earrings? If so, get them the EarLift an invisible adhesive disc providing instant support for torn, damaged, or stretched earlobes. Made with a medical-grade, hypoallergenic adhesive from 3M, EarLift evenly distributes the weight of the earring, relieving the pressure caused by heavy hoops and chandelier earrings. Suggested retail price: $10.00

•Hollywood Purse Hook® -- Does your best friend own enough handbags to open up her own store? Get her the Hollywood Purse Hook -- a revolutionary way to keep handbags securely off the ground. Small in size, it's easily carried for use in restaurants, bars or at the office. Her purse will not only be off grimy floors, it will also be securely positioned near her and in sight. Suggested retail price: $10.00

•Westinghouse® StickUp Bulb -- Is Cousin Larry having difficulties locating his drill in that dark tool shed? Light up his work area with the Westinghouse StickUp Bulb -- a cordless light bulb created with Krypton® technology that makes it brighter and more energy-efficient than standard bulbs. Suggested retail price: $10.00

•Flat Fold™ Colander -- Is the kitchen in your sister's new apartment too small and cluttered? Help her organize with the Flat Fold Colander, innovatively designed for durability, portability and easy storage. The colander opens to strain food and then collapses to fit in most drawers and cabinets. Equipped with a built-in pour spout, the colander also sits high in the sink, keeping food away from draining water. Suggested retail price: $14.99

•Doggy Steps -- Don't forget about faithful Fido! Doggy Steps are perfect for the pooch who needs a boost. It is an affordable, lightweight and portable solution for elderly dogs, small breeds, or infirmed dogs with conditions such as dysplasia and arthritis, who are unable to climb onto a bed or couch or get into the car. Suggested retail price: $39.99

TELEBrands Corp., headquartered in Fairfield, New Jersey, and with offices in the USA, Hong Kong, India and the United Kingdom, was founded in 1983 by businessman and entrepreneur A. J. Khubani. Since its inception, the company has brought fun and useful inventions to consumers worldwide and has launched more products through direct response television than any other company in history. TELEBrands products are sold through television advertising, the Internet and in retail stores in 90 countries around the world. For more information visit www. telebrands. com.

Samples and images request -- Contact: Joe Clark at 201-843-5600 or joe@rosica. com

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Wednesday, September 4, 2002

Biotech Advances in the Spotlight at BioTrinity 2008

Biotech Advances in the Spotlight at BioTrinity 2008

BioTrinity, Oxfordshire Bioscience Networks' leading partnering and networking event, will this year focus on the current trends and latest issues affecting the UK's fast growing biotech industry.

Oxford, UK (PRWEB) February 8, 2008

BioTrinity, Oxfordshire Bioscience Networks' leading partnering and networking event, will this year focus on the current trends and latest issues affecting the UK's fast growing biotech industry. This year's agenda will feature a number of keynote speakers, currently achieving considerable milestones in today's volatile economic climate. Dr Christian Rohlff, CEO, Oxford Genome Sciences (OGeS) is the most recent speaker to confirm his position on the programme.

Useful information for press:

In the past two years OGeS has positioned itself as an emerging force in the field of novel antibody therapeutics for the treatment of cancer. In December, as part of this strategy, the company announced a partnership with Amgen, one of the world's largest biotechnology companies, which will provide OGeS with access to the US company's XenoMouse technology for antibody generation. Dr. Rohlff will be speaking at the 'Most Promising Emerging Companies Showcase.'

Oxford Genome Sciences is one of twenty five of the most promising emerging drug discovery companies in the South East of England chosen for BioTrinity by an expert panel put together by the Oxfordshire Bioscience Network (OBN).
Other speakers at BioTrinity 2008 include:

Charlie Alexander, Director of Business Development, Shire
Shaun Grady, VP Deal Management, AstraZeneca
Graziano Seghezzi, Partner, Sofinnova Partners
Zina Affas, Principal (Life Sciences), Atlas Venture
David Mott, Investment Director, Oxford Capital Partners
Edwin Moses, Chairman & CEO, Ablynx
Eliot Forster, CEO, Solace Pharma
Charles Potter, CEO, Glide Pharma
Anker Lundemose, President, (OSI) Prosidion
Steven Lee, CEO, Summit plc
Thomas Schall, CEO, Chemocentryx
Robert Miller, CEO, Phynova
Mark Ashton, EVP Business Development, Evotec

Dr. Jon Rees, Director of OBN commented: "We are very pleased to be host to so many prestigious speakers at BioTrinity 2008, specifically Dr. Rohlff. Oxford Genomes Sciences' recent announcement of a deal with Amgen is highly significant in the development of novel antibody therapies and for the future of drug discovery and development. OGeS's involvement in BioTrinity 2008 will enable delegates and contributors to receive the most up-to-date account of developments in this area and will provide them with the opportunity to participate in partnering discussions with key industry players."

Dr Rohlff Commented: "I am very pleased to be speaking at BioTrinity and to have the opportunity to set out how OGeS has transformed itself from a biomarker development company to an emerging force in the field of novel antibody therapeutics for the treatment of cancer. To achieve this goal OGeS has had a very pro-active business development strategy and we now have strategic partnerships with leading antibody companies including Medarex, Amgen and BioSite. These partnerships have allowed us to create a pipeline of novel antibody therapeutics based on our unique OGAP® (Oxford Genome Anatomy Project) platform, the world's largest proprietary human protein database. I look forward to discussing these collaborations and sharing our vision for the future of the industry with the attendees at BioTrinity."

BioTrinity is taking place on the 15th and 16th April Oxford, UK and provides the opportunity to view the latest presentations from top tier companies from the UK's most successful biotech super cluster in Oxford and the South East of England.
More conference details are available online at: BioTrinity (http://www. biotrinity. com)

Register now to receive your complimentary press pass:

De Facto Communications

Gemma Ryan
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7861 3838
G. ryan(at)defacto. com

Notes to Editors:

About Oxford Genome Sciences
Oxford Genome Sciences (OGeS) is focused on the development of targeted medicines for oncology. The company uses OGAP®, which it has developed into the world's largest cancer protein database, to discover novel clinically relevant drug targets and diagnostics. OGeS' strategy is to use its unique and integrated OGAP® discovery platform in alliances with the world's leading antibody companies to develop OGeS targets into new antibody therapeutics and diagnostics that will deliver innovative and cost-effective medicines to fulfil unmet patient needs in the field of cancer. The company has signed a number of collaborations in the area of cancer, which are together designed to achieve OGeS' objective of developing novel personalised solutions to the management of cancer. Specifically in 2006, OGeS entered into partnerships with Medarex to discover, develop and commercialise new human antibody therapeutics for the treatment of cancers and with Biosite to develop a new diagnostic protein panel for relapsing colorectal cancer. OGeS, a privately held company, was formed in 2004 and is based near Oxford, UK.

About OGAP®
Oxford Genome Anatomy Project (OGAP) holds the world's largest proprietary collection of proteins represented by the database. It integrates genomic, proteomic and clinical information derived from blood and tissue studies for a large number of diseases from 50 different human tissues and representing 60 diseases and contains over one million peptide sequences, mapped to approximately 15,000 genes and over eight million SNPs and haplotypes. OGAP oncology contains proteomic data on 5,000 cancer membrane proteins combined with their genomic and clinical information derived from human blood and cancer tissue studies. OGAP® is a registered trade mark of Oxford Genome Sciences (UK) Ltd.

For further information, please see OGeS (http://www. oxfordgenomesciences. com)
Or contact:

Oxford Genome Sciences
Dr Christian Rohlff, Chief Executive Officer
Tel: +44 (0)1235 861770
Christian. rohlff(at)oxfordgenomesciences. com

Bio Trinity 2008, 15-16 April 2008, Oxford, is the country's leading biotech networking event. It will showcase the Southern UK's biotechnology super cluster, which leads the UK in attracting investment. Twenty-five of the most promising drug discovery and development, diagnostics and medical device companies have been selected to be featured in BioTrinity's "Most Promising Emerging Company Showcase" and "Clinical Stage Developments" featuring the region's drug pipeline. There are also: one-to-one partnering meetings, a licensing and spin-out technology showcase, an exhibition and a number of workshops. More conference details are available online at www. biotrinity. com

OBN is the South East's leading biotech business network, catalysing the growth and development of the Oxford and the South East biotech and healthcare biotech super-cluster. Launched by Lord Sainsbury in 1999, OBN is a financially self-sustainable network which raises 99% of its operating costs from private sources and operational activity, as well as membership. In the past 8 years, OBN has delivered over 90 meetings, attracting thousands of delegates, most notably its trademark BioTuesday biotech business networking evenings and BioTrinity, its annual partnering conference. More information is available online at http://www. oxfordshirebioscience. net (http://www. oxfordshirebioscience. net) OBN


Tuesday, September 3, 2002

Global Cardio Care Gift of Life Program Enables Man to Drop 158 Lbs with EECP® Treatment Plus Diet, Exercise

Global Cardio Care Gift of Life Program Enables Man to Drop 158 Lbs with EECP® Treatment Plus Diet, Exercise

EECP is a safe, FDA-approved (for angina pectoris and congestive heart failure) cardiovascular treatment that does not require surgery or medication. It is said to be a natural bypass; new collaterals grow around arterial blockages.

Los Angeles, CA (Vocus) April 28, 2009

Global Cardio Care® Inc., the nation’s largest physician practice management company specializing in delivery of EECP® treatment, has helped Brian Burton, 39, drop 158 lbs through the Global Cardio Care Gift of Life Program featuring Enhanced External Counterpulsation (EECP®) along with exercise and improved diet.

Before Brian visited Global Cardio Care Centers in late 2007 in Los Angeles, he weighed 408 lbs. Dependent on a wheel chair, Brian could not wear shoes and only fit in sweats. He drank high levels of alcohol; ate foods with highest saturated fat, trans fats and sodium; fast foods; and snacks. He ate no vegetables or fruit. He had heart arrhythmia, angina, pre-diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure. When Brian arrived at Global Cardio Care Centers, he suffered dizziness and fatigue, and was extremely short of breath after minimal activity with no ability to exercise.

Global Cardio Care Centers delivers upwards of 20,000 EECP treatment hours annually. People visit the physician clinic seeking treatment for cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, renal failure, stroke, high blood pressure, macular degeneration, erectile dysfunction, Parkinson’s disease and other illnesses including multiple sclerosis and sports enhancement such as endurance and performance improvement.

Staffed by internal medicine physicians, cardiologists, lifestyle physicians and certified EECP technologists, Global Cardio Care Centers evaluates everyone to determine whether EECP treatment can positively affect their illness.

“At Global Cardio Care Centers, physicians who deliver EECP look for treatment benefits for diseases beyond end-stage cardiovascular disease,” said Sara Soulati, CEO and President of Global Cardio Care. “EECP is considered an end-stage cardiovascular treatment; we know from experience that it positively influences many other diseases from peripheral vascular disease and erectile dysfunction to diabetes and obesity.”

For one year, Brian went diligently to Global Cardio Care Centers to experience EECP. He enrolled in the Global Cardio Care Gift of Life Program™ developed by Sara Soulati, the nation’s leading authority since 1996 on the practice of EECP.

During Brian’s physician-monitored care at Global Cardio Care Centers, he:
 Reduced or eliminated his modifiable risk factors (the ones he could change) for disease/  Lost 158 pounds. EECP elevated energy levels so Brian could exercise longer and harder every day and naturally lose weight  His physician eliminated high blood pressure medication and is naturally maintaining a healthy blood pressure of 122/86 with a heart rate between 58 and 63 bpm.  Has blood sugar at a healthy 62 with cholesterol of 144 and triglycerides of 68.  Alleviated chest pain and adjusted heart rhythm to normal.

EECP is known to:
 Prompt growth of new arteries to naturally bypass blockages  Improve performance of the endothelium, the lining of blood vessels throughout the body which enhances velocity of blood flow  Lower blood pressure without need to further medicate  Reduce or eliminate chest discomfort as a result of heart disease.  Improve debilitating symptoms of stroke such as motor skills, speech and walking.  Improve circulation of oxygen-rich blood to vital organs, like passive exercise.  Enhance stamina and endurance for exercise and influence more restful sleep

About Global Cardio Care® Inc.:
Global Cardio Care, Inc. manages physician practices specializing in EECP treatment and delivers such business services as billings, claims and clinic operations. In addition, the company manages patient education, marketing, and patient recruitment/retention. Since 1996, longer than anyone in the country, Sara Soulati has worked in the field of EECP treatment. As CEO and president of Global Cardio Care, she has developed a full range of policy and procedures for implementation of EECP treatment for a wide range of diseases, not just end stage cardiovascular disease.


Monday, September 2, 2002

TrustDefender Demonstrates Sophisticated HTML and JavaScript Injection of Carberp

TrustDefender Demonstrates Sophisticated HTML and JavaScript Injection of Carberp

After revealing the true threat of new Trojan Carberp, TrustDefender Labs has released an in-depth analysis into how the malware infiltrates websites and the details of its operation. Carberp hit the scene with a big bang last month targeting financial institutions with transactional two factor authentication schemes. The new Labs report reveals how cyber criminals have developed sophisticated configuration files and JavaScript methods, which Carberp is using with remarkable skill to target banking websites.

(PRWEB) December 10, 2010

After revealing the true threat of new Trojan Carberp, TrustDefender Labs has released an in-depth analysis into how the malware infiltrates websites and the details of its operation. Carberp hit the scene with a big bang last month targeting financial institutions with transactional two factor authentication schemes. The new Labs report reveals how cyber criminals have developed sophisticated configuration files and JavaScript methods, which Carberp is using with remarkable skill to target banking websites.

TrustDefender Lab’s most recent analysis of the Carberp variant exposes the complex configuration systems used, shows how the website mechanism works and highlights the impressive JavaScript injection code used by cyber criminals.

Andreas Baumhof, CTO of TrustDefender comments, “Today’s Trojans are evolving to become more than just an enabler to get sophisticated HTML into the currently viewed website. In this way Carberp follows the same principle as all other transactional Trojans such as Zeus, Gozi, Spyeye and Silon. What makes Carberp so effective is the threat does not come from the malware itself. The real threat comes from the configuration file and the related resources such as the highly modular and sophisticated JavaScript inclusions.”

The fraudsters behind Carberp spend considerable time not just on the configuration file, but also making sure they have a flexible and dynamic method in place to compromise even elaborate two factor authentication schemes. Their aim goes beyond just information stealing where the stolen data is sent to a different location. The bad guys employ a forceful method to send and receive information to bypass even dynamic password schemes. Dynamically generated JavaScript will ensure that Carberp is customised for the targeted financial institution and operation (e. g. wire transfer).

What are the sophisticated Javacript characteristics being used by Carberp?
 Carberp features heavily dynamic JavaScript hosted on a valid HTTPS (SSL) websites  This JavaScript is designed to get around the most sophisticated two factor authentication code (such as transactional hardware tokens)  Carberp demonstrates how cyber criminals are developing Trojans to create sophisticated configuration files and JavaScript. Theoretically this can be used with any type of Trojan of choice whether that is Carberp, Zeus, Spyeye or Gozi  The sophistication of the injected HTML is incredibly high. User experience specialists are employed to do this as the key is to make it look legitimate

Andreas Baumhof continues “The evolution of Trojans such as Carberp highlights how Trojans use complex behaviour to employ intelligent guises and commit fraudulent activity. Financial institutions and enterprises need to provide appropriate security, beyond traditional AV software to reduce the risks of fraudulent activity.”


For more information visit: http://www. trustdefender. com/blog

For any further media information or an interview contact: 
Sharon Ghatora or Monique Jones Taurus Marketing 
Phone: +61 2 9415 4528 or +61 416 890 648 / +61 413 689 343 
Email: sharon(dot)ghatora(at)taurusmarketing(dot)com(dot)au / monique(at)taurusmarketing(dot)com(dot)au

TrustDefender will fully detect and protect against Carberp. The TrustDefender online transaction security solution was designed to protect the user and the financial institution right from the start.

TrustDefender explained:
 TrustDefender solves the issues facing financial institutions where an increasing percentage of their customer base connects to online banking services with malware infected computers.  Furthermore financial institutions have no visibility in real-time to see whether their customers have taken care of their computers and therefore the enterprise cannot distinguish between an infected or clean computer. This leaves the financial institution and the user at risk.  TrustDefender’s unique technology, evaluates the security health risk of a computing device, allowing the business to detect the ever increasing sophistication of malware, immediately act and stop a potential threat through the application of business rules and policies in real-time before any authentication process begins.  TrustDefender provides key information to online enterprises including financial institutions, while giving the enterprise risk manager a real-time risk profile of the endpoint computers access their website.  TrustDefender can be easily integrated with existing and older risk management engines to enhance the capabilities of these technologies.  TrustDefender provides the enterprise with the ability to not only protect the customer but also notify the customer of any security threats and advise them how to deal with any potential risk. The Safe&Secure Mode will make sure a customer can always securely login and fix the problem at a later date.

About TrustDefender
TrustDefender is the worldwide leading provider of ‘real-time risk based online transaction security solutions’ to safeguard consumer, financial institution and business online transactions. TrustDefender’s revolutionary technologies enable users to verify its security health state, perform a memory forensics analysis and secure their mobile computing device in real-time - before and during any Internet transactions.

At the same time, TrustDefender provides real time feedback on the security health of their computer. Best yet, the user does not need to be a security expert to use this technology. Most importantly, for the first time, the financial institution has real-time information that they can use to better protect transactions from compromise and also allows the enterprise risk managers to finally get a real time risk profile of their customer base.

The Enterprise Server incorporates a real-time risk-scoring engine that together with the rules and policy engine is always in control and can give the financial institution a server-side tool to mitigate the risk on both ends and includes an extensive Auditing and Reporting module. TrustDefender is the world’s first security solution which enables online businesses to integrate the home user or end user’s PC into one overall security chain.

TrustDefender was founded in December 2005 after the founders discovered the traditional security model was broken – and decided to fix it.

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