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Electronic Health Records Help Cardiac Patients Remain Healthy

... the program kept their lipid and blood pressure levels at controlled, healthy levels by receiving electronic reminder letters. ... well-controlled blood pressure and cholesterol levels were randomized so that 214 continued in the ...

Sunlight May Cause Rash in Autoimmune Disease

... found that women who lived in areas with higher levels of UV exposure when they developed an autoimmune ... this study confirms the association between UV levels and the frequency of dermatomyositis that we ... our previous research that UV radiation increases levels of the Mi-2 protein that this autoantibody binds ...

Sex Hormone Protein May Predict Type 2 Diabetes

... hormone-binding globulin (SHBG), regulates the levels of testosterone and estrogen in the blood. ... Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine. Low levels of SHBG were a significant predictor for the risk ... . For the study, Liu's group looked at SHBG levels in 718 postmenopausal women -- 359 with type 2 ...

Avipaxin Is First Entrant in Medical Arsenal for Neuro-Endocrine-Immune Connection(C) Product and Testing Protocols

... -- Avipaxin -- aimed at decreasing elevated levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines. Avipaxin supports acetylcholine levels by providing substrates for its production and by ... Elevated pro-inflammatory cytokine levels lead to imbalances in neurotransmitter ...

Ferring Pharmaceuticals Announces Trade Name FIRMAGON(R) (degarelix for injection) for Advanced Prostate Cancer Treatment

... Depot(R))* in reducing and sustaining castrate levels of testosterone.(1,2) Suppression of testosterone to castrate levels occurred significantly faster in patients ... a 90 percent decrease in median testosterone levels compared with the leuprolide group, which ...

High cholesterol in midlife raises risk of late-life dementia, Kaiser Permanente study finds

... Elevated cholesterol levels in midlife even levels considered only borderline elevated ... later in life. Even borderline cholesterol levels (200 239 mg/dL) in midlife raised risk for ...

High Cholesterol in Midlife Raises Risk of Late-Life Dementia, Kaiser Permanente Study Finds

... Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Elevated cholesterol levels in midlife - even levels considered only borderline elevated - ... later in life. Even borderline cholesterol levels (200 - 239 mg/dL) in midlife raised risk for ...

New Breastfeeding Supplement Designed to Improve Milk Production for Nursing Mothers

... of our Vitamin D coming from our skin. Low levels of vitamin D in mother's milk were normal, and ... of Vitamin D in a lactating mother, the Vitamin D levels are also increased in her milk." By providing higher levels of Vitamin D, Nursing Blend helps to support ...

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Heart Risk Factors in Kids

... about the possible effects of low vitamin D levels on cardiovascular risk in young people. While ... led looked at the overall incidence of low blood levels of vitamin D among young Americans aged 1 to 21 ... million -- were vitamin D-deficient, with blood levels under 15 nanograms per milliliter, and that 61 ...

New DeKaye Article Identifies 'Hierarchy of Greed' in Healthcare Fraud

... a classification pyramid to categorize the five levels of greed that seem most prevalent in healthcare ... of Greed" in a pyramid. He defined five levels of greed: undisciplined, opportunistic, ... article goes on to describe examples of the five levels of greed, and provides illustrations of each ....

Millions Of U.S. Children Low In Vitamin D

... -- Seven out of ten U.S. children have low levels of vitamin D, raising their risk of bone and ... D insufficient (15 to 29 ng/mL). Low vitamin D levels were especially common in children who were ... The researchers also found that low levels of vitamin D deficiency were associated with poor ...

INVEGA(R) Approved as the First and Only Treatment for Schizoaffective Disorder

... study, patients were assigned to one of two dose levels of INVEGA(R): 6 mg with the option to reduce to 3 ... and similar medicines can raise the blood levels of a hormone called prolactin and blood levels of prolactin remain high with continued use. This ...

Sun exposure may trigger certain autoimmune diseases in women

... found that women who lived in areas with higher levels of UV exposure when they developed an autoimmune ... this study confirms the association between UV levels and the frequency of dermatomyositis that we ... our previous research that UV radiation increases levels of the Mi-2 protein that this autoantibody binds ...

Biomarker Could Predict Severe Osteoarthritis

... Those with highest levels are more apt to have joint replacement, study ... THURSDAY, July 30 (HealthDay News) -- levels of a certain protein strongly predict the risk of ... between 1990 and 2005. Those with high levels of vascular cell adhesion molecule 1 (VCAM-1) at ...

Protein level may serve as predictor of severe osteoarthritis

... tissue. The results showed that VCAM-1 levels were substantially elevated in the 60 individuals ... joint replacement, with the highest baseline levels seen in those who underwent bilateral joint ... state. They also note that inclusion of VCAM-1 levels in risk prediction models resulted in a more ...

Covance Reports Second Quarter Revenue of $466M and EPS of $0.66

... the company continued to maintain staffing levels above current needs at our five other preclinical ... expected to moderate closer to first quarter 2009 levels in the back half of the year. Corporate ... trends in the pharmaceutical industry, levels of industry research and development spending, ...

'Organic' May Not Mean Healthier

... and copper content. Organic crops did have higher levels of phosphorus, and conventionally produced crops had higher levels of nitrogen. No differences in nutrient ... in the British study, but it also found higher levels of healthy antioxidants and polyphenols in ...

WellPoint Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

... very well-capitalized with statutory capital levels $5.6 billion higher than state regulatory ... As of June 30, 2009, statutory capital levels in the Company's insurance subsidiaries exceeded ... approximately $2.4 billion and state regulatory levels by approximately $5.6 billion. Cash and ...

Stories we tell about national trauma reflect our psychological well-being

... experience directly -- are linked to different levels of psychological adaptation. "To sum up," he ... no longer exerted an emotional influence had low levels of distress and high levels of well-being. "However, we also found that a ...

Bad Air Day Alert: Outdoor Air Pollutants at High Level

... Minn., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Higher summertime levels of outdoor ground-level ozone, microscopic ... day with the air quality index showing unhealthy levels of ozone. "Persons who are particularly ... respiratory problems, need to be aware of outdoor levels of air pollution," said Dr. Neil Schachter, past ...

Tight Management of Type 1 Diabetes Worth the Effort

... News) -- By carefully controlling blood sugar levels and taking medications that lower blood pressure ... people who intensively manage their blood sugar levels have less than a 1 percent chance of becoming ... for controlling blood pressure and cholesterol levels in people with type 1 diabetes. "A lot of people ...

'Safe' Ozone Levels May Not Be for Some

... MONDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- Ozone levels considered safe under current standards can have ... of exposure. "These data tell us that even at levels currently below the air quality standard, healthy ... exposure is critical, especially as ambient ozone levels are often elevated several days in a row," ...

Molecule plays early role in nonsmoking lung cancer

... from people who had never smoked and found high levels of a molecule called miR-21. The levels were even higher in tumors that had mutations in ... The cancer cells showed abnormally elevated levels of five microRNAs, with miR-21 increased two and ...

Smoking increases potential for metastatic pancreatic cancer

... promotes the expression osteopontin, and high levels of osteopontin have been reported in pancreatic ... expression also correlated with higher expression levels of osteopontin. Premalignant lesions expressed no ... PDA lesions. "Because of the lower expression levels of OPNc in non-smokers, OPNc may be regulated by ...

NBTY Reports Third Quarter Results

... and additional cost pressures as Leiner inventory levels were not adequate to maintain customer fulfillment levels at the time of its acquisition. In order to ... cannot guarantee future results, trends, events, levels of activity, performance or achievements. NBTY ...

Study finds acceptable levels of anxiety among men living with early, untreated prostate cancer

... of "expectant management" do not have high levels of anxiety and distress. That is the conclusion ... they must live with untreated cancer. Data on the levels of such potentially negative emotions among men ... the Netherlands, and colleagues assessed levels of anxiety and distress in a group of recently ...

Fresh-Meat Additives May Be Dangerous for Kidney Patients

... intake of dietary phosphate, which can boost levels in the blood and cause premature death. Kidney ... to limit the potassium they consume, because high levels in the blood can cause sudden death, the study ... Many meat and poultry items contain elevated levels of these minerals. The critical regulation of ...

IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results

... no changes for the balance of the year from levels exhibited over the last two months, causes us to ... will remain, for the balance of 2009, at levels exhibited for the past two months. Fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates from current levels could have a significant positive or negative ...

Even healthy lungs labor at acceptable ozone levels

... Ozone exposure, even at levels deemed safe by current clean air standards, can ... their subjective symptoms. Of the four levels of ozone concentration tested, Dr. Schelegle and ... exposure. "These data tells us that even at levels currently below the air quality standard, healthy ...

Leukemia cells evade immune system by mimicking normal cells, Stanford studies show

... Patients whose cancer stem cells express higher levels of the molecule have a poorer prognosis than ... expression was expressed at significantly higher levels in mouse leukemia cells. "At the time, we didn't ... as much CD47 as their normal counterparts, CD47 levels were also temporarily elevated in healthy bone ...

Stripping leukemia-initiating cells of their 'invisibility cloak'

... same signal is also temporarily produced at lower levels by normal blood-forming stem cells when they ... Among adult patients with AML, higher CD47 levels predicted worse overall survival, they report. ... and normal stem cells based on their CD47 levels suggests other alternatives as well. For ...

Elevated Insulin Levels Linked to Breast Cancer

... -- Postmenopausal women with elevated insulin levels may be at higher risk of developing breast ... a strong association between elevated insulin levels in the blood and increased risk of breast cancer. ... have directly investigated whether insulin levels are associated with breast cancer risk," said ...

The International Association of Fire Fighters and Masimo Team Up on a New Global Campaign to Raise Awareness of Carbon Monoxide-Related Death and Injury Risks for Fire Fighters

... encourages fire fighters to get their CO levels tested on the fire scene and, if elevated, seek ... of work, are routinely exposed to dangerous levels of CO and bear the largest risks to their own ... (5) Hampson, NB, et al: "Carboxyhemoglobin levels in carbon monoxide poisoning: do they correlate ...

The 'see food' diet

... acids on a mouse model of AMD. A diet with high levels of omega-3 fatty acids resulted in slower lesion ... improvement in some lesions. These mice had lower levels of inflammatory molecules and higher levels of anti-inflammatory molecules, which may explain ...

Human Genome Sciences Announces Second-Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Key Developments

... Data Show Significant Reduction in Blood Glucose levels and Provided Weight Loss in Type 2 Diabetes ... (albiglutide) significantly reduced blood glucose levels and provided weight loss across weekly, biweekly ... the body to help maintain normal blood-sugar levels and to control appetite. Syncria was created by ...

Many Young Adults Uninformed About Vaccines

... to the survey. For all Americans, vaccination levels are too low, experts say. For example, among ... and older influenza and pneumococcal vaccination levels remain at 66.6 percent and 60 percent, ... the racial and ethnic disparities in vaccination levels among those aged 65 and older. Among whites, the ...

Young Adults Unaware of Threat of Infectious Disease and the Availability of Preventive Vaccines

... .) Adult Vaccination levels Lag The latest data from CDC show that ... diseases. Influenza and pneumococcal vaccination levels remain at 66.6 percent and 60 percent, respectively, for those over age 65. Other adult vaccination levels are lower - 6.7 percent for shingles in those 60 ...

Weight-Loss Enzyme Identified

... TUESDAY, July 21 (HealthDay News) -- Reducing levels of a brain enzyme may curb appetite and boost ... levels. If PRCP enzyme is blocked, alpha-MSH levels stay high and keep appetite in check. When ... the rodents lost weight, maintained their energy levels and reduced their risk of developing type 2 ...

Biomarkers May Predict Alzheimer's

... that people who developed Alzheimer's had lower levels of Aβ42 and higher levels of P-tau and T-tau compared with patients with ... can be screened for as routinely as cholesterol levels are checked today. "We are very excited that ...

Washington, DC Plastic Surgeon Mark E. Richards, M.D. Says Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy has Staggering Health Benefits that Could Change the Way We Age

... we get older are likely due to a decrease in the levels of our natural hormones – particularly ... In fact, Dr. Richards says, increasing hormone levels could possibly eliminate 70-to-80% of ... and other conditions. While decreasing hormone levels are often thought of as a “female” ...
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