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Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP

...es while provide funding for SCHIP and Medicare by increasing federal taxes on tobacco products. Reducing costly and unfair overpayments to Medicare Advantage plans and applying these savings to ensuring health care access to children and seniors. Dr. Dale completed the letters by commending each of the C...

Tougher Tobacco Rules Urged at Global Anti-smoking Talks

...rade opening, low and middle-low income people are increasing tobacco consumption as more competition is bringing prices down. Tobacco companies are taking the loopholes of regulations," he told reporters. "The government needs to implement tougher control measures to prevent a sharp rise in tobacco consumpti...

Lost Sleep can Never Be Compensated for

...s. The animals compensated for the sleep loss by increasing the depth of sleep after the first day, which is indicative of a homeostatic response. But on the subsequent days of sleep loss, they failed to generate this compensatory response, and did not sleep any more deeply or any longer than they did under n...

Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming

...iods of ice, followed by lowering water levels and increasing salinity until some dried up completely.In addition to the ponds, the researchers also reported a drying of nearby wetlands. "The ecological ramifications of these changes ... will cascade throughout the Arctic ecosystem. ... Lower water levels will...

Embryo Protection Law in Germany

...otection law has had the unintended consequence of increasing the number of foetuses killed after fertility trea... is much better for the health of the women. The increasing use of frozen eggs has also led to improvements in the proportion of babies born after ART. In Finla...

Humans are Gobbling Up a Quarter of Nature's Resources, Reveals Study

...tries, Helmut Haberl and his colleagues found that increasing consumption of resources by humans was leading to a gradual depletion of species and habitats. By comparing carbon consumption through human activity with the amount of carbon consumed overall, the team found that humans were using up to 15.6 trill...

Medicaid Data Analysis

...ver they appear in the treatment system instead of increasing treatment in one settingsuch as the community-based settingand hoping they come there, said Clark. Psychiatric disorders and substance abuse are major problems for the Medicaid population. Diagnosed psychiatric and substance use disorders are from...

Ambitious Gastric Cancer Research Project Proposed in Singapore

...r different patients with different genes, thereby increasing the chances of survival. National University Hospital (NUH) is where patients may get to test these cutting edge research techniques, at no cost. Says Dr Yong Wei Peng, Principal Investigator, Consultant, Cancer Institute at NUH, "We hope to bri...

EU Aims to Shake Up Wine Industry With Root-and-branch Reform

... the world, consumption is falling and imports are increasing by about 10 percent," Fischer-Boel told journalists. With 500 million euros currently spent each year getting rid of unsold wine, her proposed solution focused on abolishing measures used to dispose of excess wine and paying farmers to uproot uncom...

EpiCept Accelerates Development of Phase I Clinical Study for Cancer

...d in three U.S. cancer centers and will administer increasing doses to small groups in approximately 30-40 patients with advanced stages of solid tumors. The primary objectives of the study are to determine the safety (maximum tolerated dose) and the pharmacokinetic profile of the drug. The study will also char...

Snack Foods Fortified With Fiber

...ative that consumers want to eat. Alavi notes the increasing problem of obesity and how it can lead to diabetes, cardiovascular disease and other ailments."That's where there's a big push for whole grains and fiber," he said. "There's interest in making healthier foods." Funded by a one-year, 30,000 dollars g...

Now, Fibre-enriched Tasty Snacks in the Making

...tive that consumers want to eat. Alavi notes the increasing problem of obesity and how it can lead to diabetes, cardiovascular disease and other ailments. "That's where there's a big push for whole grains and fiber," he said. "There's interest in making healthier foods." Funded by a one-year, 30,000 dol...

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

...roduce "green hydrogen", Hafseld believes that the increasing uses of hydrogen-powered fuel cells in cars are crucial for maximizing hydrogen's potential. "Fuel cells are about twice as efficient as internal combustion engines so can help compensate for any energy loss in the gas's production."...

Scientists Destroy Cancer Cells Using Electric Pulses

...es, researchers have been aware of electroporation increasing the permeability of a cell from none to a reversible opening to an irreversible opening. Given that irreversible concept kills the cells, Davalos and Rubinsky used it to target cancer cells. "IRE removes tumours by irreversibly opening tumour cell...

Concerns Raised Over Risks for Patients and Staff in Australian Hospital

...ty on the WCH site," the statement said. Despite increasing community acquired infection rates, the number of hospital acquired infections had decreased over the last four years, the statement said. However, doctors and nurses have said that cross-infection is one of their biggest concerns. WCH specialis...

Exercise Reduces Inflammation

...ising, your sympathetic nervous system will be on, increasing your heart rate, your respiration, etc. Once you stop, your body always tries to get back to homeostasis. So the parasympathetic nervous system kicks in to get everything back down to baseline levels. Co-author and kinesiology and community health ...

Top China Official Pessimistic on Fixing Food Safety Woes

...se systems of food safety departments... will face increasing pressure and challenges,' Sun said. Reports in the United States of tainted pet foods, dangerous toys, drugs, fish, cosmetics and other products have led to a spate of recalls and bans there. Chinese officials have blamed foreign media for 'sensa...

Skin Cancer Rates Soar In Warmer Regions Of UK

...spending time outdoors. On top of that we have got increasing numbers of people using tanning facilities."Under the European Commission guidance, sunscreen manufacturers have been asked to simplify the way sun creams are labeled, designating them as low, medium, high or very high protection....

Clinically Proven Probiotic Supplement Now Available to Pharmacists

... internet and phone for over 18 months with orders increasing daily. Some of the country's leading gastroenterologists have been recommending ALIGN for their patients. ALIGN will be available at the pharmacy counter. Pharmacists can order Align through the wholesalers, Amerisource Bergen, Cardinal and McKesso...

Genetic Risk Factor for Prostate Cancer

...ven genetic risk factors previously identified as increasing the probability of developing prostate cancer also...six of the seven variants previously identified as increasing the risk of prostate cancer development. The samples analyzed totaled 1,807 invasive colorectal canc...

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