Cooperatives Can Address Health Care Needs if Properly Defined and Adequate Consumer Protections are Established
WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The health care proposal released yesterday by the Senate Finance Committee includes an option to offer health insurance through cooperatives but leaves many questions about their structure and scope undefined. The National Cooperative Business Associ...
Influenza pandemic planning needed to assure adequate care for pregnant women and newborns
PITTSBURGH, May 13 Pregnant women and newborns are at greatest risk in a flu epidemic, but more planning must be done to ensure that they receive priority treatment should an outbreak occur, according to a University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and University of Pittsburgh study. The find...
Union Survey on Influenza Pandemic Finds Lack of Adequate Health and Safety Measures for Health Care Workers
McEntee praises Obama request for $1.5 billion in additional funding
WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new union survey of more than 100 health care facilities across the country reveals that many are not adequately prepared to protect workers' health and safety during an i...
Older Americans May Lack Adequate Nutrition
But those taking supplements often exceed recommended levels, study finds
WEDNESDAY, March 4 (HealthDay News) -- Many middle-age and older Americans aren't getting enough micronutrients such as calcium, magnesium, potassium and vitamin C, all of which play an important role in maintain...
More Than Half of Consumers Going to Doctors Less Due to Rising Healthcare Costs, According to checkMD Survey : 38 Percent Lack Adequate Employer Healthcare Coverage
checkMD, an online social network and healthcare information resource, today released the results of a new poll indicating the correlation between increasing healthcare costs and more infrequent doctor visits. More than half of the 247 respondents (54 percent) indicated they are going to the doct...
Cancer could return unless stored ovarian tissue undergoes adequate testing before re-implantation
Cancer patients who have been successfully treated for their disease face the prospect of its return if stored ovarian (or testicular) tissue is transplanted back into their bodies without adequate
checks, according to researchers at two university hospitals in Israel.
Writing in Europes leadin...
War Veterans Lack Adequate Mental Health Care: Pentagon Report
Military mental health services lack personnel and money to properly treat a growing number of soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, said a Pentagon report out Friday .
"The military system does not have enough resources, funding or personnel to adequately support the psychological ...
Children of Asylum Seekers Dont Get Adequate Medical Care in Australia
Asylum seekers face hostility in many countries. It now turns out that in Australia hundreds of children of the asylum seekers are denied treatment.
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians is urging the Federal Government not to discriminate when it comes to the health needs of young ...
Intensive Training and Tool Kit, Indicates Adequate Preparation To Combat AIDS.
With the longest chain of volunteers, The Red Cross remains a reliable humanitarian organization that is aware of the influence of communities in the global response to HIV and AIDS, and has plans to reach out to the masses with a useful collection of tools, knowledge and skills. //
Lack of adequate sleep among people over 50
Perhaps you are aware of the fact that one third of our lifetime is spent in sleep. But the quality of the sleep is more important than the quantity. A new study conducted reveals the lack of adequate
sleep in more than 46 % of adults over age 50. // And the mail villain held responsible- Of course...
Drinking adequate amounts of water
Drinking enough amounts of water is very essential for an individual. One probably does not need to drink eight glasses of water a day, says a leading physiologist. We've been led to believe that we should drink about two litres of water a day that's eight glasses// of volume eight ounces (the 8 b...
Congress Unlikely to Pass Permanent Medicare Physician Payment Fix in 2009, says MedicareSupplementPlans.com
...rdquo; In the meantime, Medicare beneficiaries feel the impact of a flawed system.
Weinstock said the SGR situation underscores the importance of adequate
medical coverage for those 65 and over. His agency, available through http://www.MedicareSupplementPlans.com offers seniors an opportunity to obtain...
Labopharm Reports Results for Second Quarter Fiscal 2009
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Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results
...ent quality to include in the Company's regulatory submissions; the ability of Orexigen and its licensors to obtain, maintain and successfully enforce adequate
patent and other intellectual property protection of its product candidates; and other risks described in the Company's filings with the Securities an...
Transcept Pharmaceuticals to Report Second Quarter 2009 Results
...ezzo (R), if approved; physician or patient reluctance to use Intermezzo (R), if approved; potential alternative therapies; obtaining and maintaining adequate
patent or trade secret protection without violating the intellectual property rights of others; obtaining and maintaining Hatch-Waxman exclusivity for...
Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Second-Quarter 2009
...espect to the consolidated debt that is in default, Sunrise believes it has adequate
cash resources to fund operations and meet its obligations as they come due...ny's anticipated cash flow and liquidity; the Company's ability to maintain adequate
liquidity to operate its business and execute its restructuring; the Compan...
SXC Health solutions announces record second quarter financial results
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News briefs from the August issue of Chest
...In a new study, Israeli researchers observed 173, 113, and 120 ICU chest x-rays during observation, intervention, and follow-up periods, respectively. adequate
infection control was practiced during 1 percent of observation x-rays, 42 percent of intervention x-rays, and 10 percent of follow-up x-rays. The stu...
NHP Reports 2009 Second Quarter Results
...n; the ability of our tenants to pay contractual rent and/or interest escalations in future periods; the ability of our tenants to obtain and maintain adequate
liability and other insurance; our ability to attract new tenants for certain facilities; our ability to sell certain facilities for their book value;...
100+ Nurses to Rally in SF Wed. to Demand Stronger Swine Flu Safety Protections: California Hospitals Remain Unprepared Despite First Nurse Death
Among the preliminary reports from working nurses:
At Sutter Solano hospital in Vallejo, Calif., nurses were refused access to adequate
N-95 respirator masks, prompting RNs to file a complaint currently under investigation by Cal-OSHA.
Nurses throughout California widely report t...
Elder Abuse, Neglect Make Early Death Far More Likely
...anying editorial in the same issue of the journal. The inability to care for oneself, which characterizes self-neglect, can include failing to provide adequate
food, water, clothing, shelter and necessary medications and not following basic hygiene practices, according to the study and editorial.
With a Broken Hip Comes Higher Risk for Dying
... by many older people, she said.
Bone health can be helped, she said, by adequate
"But there are both internal and external factors" in...n done about improving a person's environment, such as making sure there is adequate
lighting, fastening scatter rugs, providing handrails where necessary."
Uroplasty Reports First Fiscal Quarter Results
... Medical Association (AMA) and payors create coverage policies that provide adequate
reimbursement. A major part of our strategy to expand and support third-par...isted CPT code is assigned and payors create coverage policies that provide adequate
"For the past three quarters we have been implementin...
Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Recent Developments
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Upcoming Corporate Presentations
Arena plans to present at upcoming investment a...
Parents Lose Sleep Too When Students Begin School, Says Atlanta Sleep Medicine Clinic
...n school if they are tired. Sometimes without enough sleep they will even get headaches."
The Atlanta Public School System recognizes that adequate
sleep is an important component to a student's ability to learn and retain knowledge. The office of APS Superintendent Dr. Beverly L. Hall says, &qu...
Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc. (HTDS) Experiments with Hyperbaric Oxygenation (HBO) Traumatic Brain Injury
...any news, along with the Washington poster filing the company expects to be in a position to file its Q2 financial results, and an updated Pink Sheets adequate
Disclosure with a legal opinion shortly and perhaps as early as this week. Mr.Terry Yuan HTDS CEO said " These are exciting times for us at HTDS. Ther...
New Analysis: Women of Low Socio-Economic Status Face Unique Challenges Related to Smoking, Smoking Ban Policies
...come women who live in urban areas may have safety concerns about going outside to smoke when smoking indoors isn't permitted. Moreover, childcare and adequate
child supervision may be a concern when they go outside their homes in order to avoid exposing their children to secondhand smoke. The reports go on t...
Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Heart Risk Factors in Kids
...rn to supplements to provide the recommended intake of vitamin D, currently set at 200 International Units a day for everyone up to age 50, Reis said. adequate
vitamin D intake can be achieved with 15 minutes a day of exposure to sunlight or consuming fortified milk, bread and other wheat products, among othe...
Cheerleading is Leading Cause of Catastrophic Injury in Young Women
...uch as a back yard, a hard gym floor or a parking lot. There are often no supportive surfaces to shield them from falls.
Participants also lack adequate
supervision. If an adequately trained coach is not present to ensure participants are using proper techniques and make sure spotters are placed where ...
Millions Of U.S. Children Low In Vitamin D
...s recommend that pediatricians should routinely screen high-risk children for vitamin D deficiency, and that parents should ensure that their kids get adequate
amounts of the vitamin through a combination of diet, supplements, and exposure to sunlight.
As for parents, says Dr. Melamed, "It would good ...
Savient Pharmaceuticals Receives Complete Response Letter from U.S. Food and Drug Administration for KRYSTEXXA(TM)
... The FDA has concluded that the comparability data submitted for the material manufactured using the proposed commercial manufacturing process was not adequate
to demonstrate that it was representative of the material used to establish the safety and efficacy of KRYSTEXXA in its Phase 3 clinical trials. The ...
Swine Flu Advice from Confused.com
... 1, 2009 -- As the severity of swine flu evolves and symptoms become more widespread, the advice is clear for those travelling abroad: it is paramount adequate
insurance is in place.
It is advised annual travel insurance policies are purchased whilst swine flu continues to be a risk to the public. These ...
Plastic Surgery Technique Might Ease Migraines
...ry should be reserved for the most intractable cases.
"This is obviously not for everyone. This is for people who are really suffering, who've had adequate
trials of medical therapy and who have an identifiable trigger point and get better following a Botox injection," Lipton said. "There are a lot of hur...
Detroit Branch NAACP President, Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony, Denounces Congressman Thaddeus McCotter's Resolution
...te in Michigan. Perhaps the Congressman should present a resolution apologizing to the thousands of mentally ill people in Michigan who can't receive adequate
care because of the lack of mental health facilities here. Congressman McCotter should pass a resolution apologizing to every American for the failur...
Solta Medical Reports Strong Second Quarter 2009 Results
...velop as expected, the remaining risks and uncertainties with the integration process, the risks related to our future liquidity if we fail to achieve adequate
levels of revenue or sustained profitability, if unanticipated expenses or other uses of cash arise or if we are not able to maintain compliance with...
Genoptix Reports Continued Strong Growth for the Second Quarter and First Half of 2009
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Nephros, Inc. Completes $1.25 Million Private Placement
...ticipated efficacy, safety or cost savings of products that appeared promising to Nephros in research or clinical trials; or (vi) to secure or enforce adequate
legal protection, including patent protection, for its products. More detailed information about Nephros and the risk factors that may affect the real...
CryoLife Reports Record Quarterly Revenues of $28.2 Million
...onditions may impact demand for our tissues and products, intense competition may affect our ability to operate profitably, we may be unable to obtain adequate
insurance at a reasonable cost or at all, uncertainties related to patents and protection of proprietary technology may adversely affect the value of ...
Arena Pharmaceuticals to Present at the BMO Capital Markets 9th Annual Focus on Healthcare Conference
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BioCryst Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results And Provides Corporate Update
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BioCryst Pharmaceuticals designs, optimizes and develops novel ...