Share of Cost, ASGS Issues Position Statement Supporting Transoral Fundoplication For Select GERD Patients

Thursday, Dec. 29th 2011 6:40 AM

EndoGastric Solutions (EGS), the leader in the emerging field of Natural Orifice Surgery (NOS), today announced that the American Society of General Surgeons (ASGS) recently issued a position statement in support of transoral fundoplication for the surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflex disease (GERD).

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Share of Cost, Multipolar Electrocoagulation Ablation Shown To Be Effective For Barrett’s Esophagus In Long-Term Follow-Up

Wednesday, Dec. 28th 2011 6:40 AM

A new study reports that multipolar electrocoagulation in combination with acid suppression is a safe and effective method to ablate nondysplastic Barrett’s esophagus over the long term. No adenocarcinoma (cancer) or high-grade dysplasia of the esophagus developed in any of the study patients.

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Share of Cost, Shire Announces Judges Panel For New Scholarship Program For Students Diagnosed With ADHD

Tuesday, Dec. 27th 2011 6:40 AM

Shire announces a distinguished panel of judges for their new scholarship program being offered to students in the United States diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

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Share of Cost, Brain Exercise Video Games Can Improve Kids’ School Performance

Friday, Dec. 23rd 2011 6:40 AM

Video puzzle games which exercise a child’s working memory were found to enhance abstract reasoning and problem solving skills significantly, researchers from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor reported in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. They added that the improvements persisted for at least three months after they stopped playing the games.

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Share of Cost, Preschool-Age Children Who Slept Less Were More Likely To Be Hyperactive And Inattentive; Possible Association With ADHD

Wednesday, Dec. 21st 2011 6:40 AM

Short sleep duration may contribute to the development or worsening of hyperactivity and inattention during early childhood, suggests a research abstract that will be presented Tuesday, June 14, in Minneapolis, Minn., at SLEEP 2011, the 25th Anniversary Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC (APSS).

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