HDNet World Report Investigates an Alarming String of Murders Committed by Iraq War Veterans
Three-part story examines a cluster of 15 murders and attempted homicides committed by current and former soldiers at Ft. Carson, Colorado
'Ft. Carson Killings: The New Casualties of War' airs on HDNet, Tuesday, June 2 at 9:00 p.m. ET
DALLAS, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- HDNet World Report ,...
Latinos in Chicago and Suburbs Face Alarming Numbers of Cases of Alzheimer's Disease While Thousands More are at Risk of Being Diagnosed
The growing number of Hispanic/Latinos with Alzheimer's and memory loss motivates the birth of a new initiative to address a comprehensive action plan
CHICAGO, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In Chicagoland alone, more than 135,000 Latinos currently suffer from Alzheimer's disease and oth...
Report Finds an Alarming Number of Chronically Ill Patients - Over 93 Percent - Reporting Medical Debt Crisis Issues in 2008 Have Some Form of Insurance
New trend findings of "underinsured" patients based on successful resolution of more than 48,000 cases by national, non-profit Patient Advocate Foundation in 2008
NEWPORT NEWS, Va., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) - a national non-profit organization that...
Astronauts on International Space Station lose alarming amounts of hipbone strength
Irvine, Calif., Jan. 26, 2009 Astronauts spending months in space lose significant bone strength, making them increasingly at risk for fractures later in life.
UC Irvine and UC San Francisco led a study evaluating 13 astronauts who spent four to six months on the International Space Station an...
New Asia Pacific Statistics Reveal an Alarming Incidence of HIV in MSM
APCOM Ready to Play a Key Role as Governments and Civil Society in the Region Ponder Urgent Strategies to Tackle the Crisis
NEW DELHI, India, BEIJING and BANGKOK, Thailand, Nov. 29 /Xinhua-
PRNewswire/ -- On World AIDS Day 2007, hundreds, perhaps thousands, of men
who have sex with m...
Kashmir Battles Alarming Increase in Suicides
There has been an alarming
rise in the number of suicides ever since a separatist campaign erupted in Jammu and Kashmir way back in 1989 . Unfortunately, most such incidents have gone unnoticed.
Although police records show that there were 736 cases of attempted suicide from 2001 until May ...
Dengue Cases in Singapore Crosses Alarming Levels
The number of dengue cases in affluent Singapore has surpassed an epidemic threshold for the first time since 2005, the government said .
The National Environment Agency (NEA) and the Health Ministry said in a statement issued late Tuesday that the weekly number of dengue cases reported la...
An Alarming Increase in Diabetic Cases in youth in Asia
Diabetes is a metabolic disorder which leads to various other problems like hypertension, heart diseases, renal disoders to name a few. //
Type 2 diabetes is a disease caused largely due to obesity and lack of exercise. According to researchers in South Korea, there has been an alarming
Probing Into the Reasons for Alarming Increase in Breast Cancer
London: Breast Cancer is the most notorious of cancers, going by the United Kingdom statistics. Evidently, of all the cancers diagnosed in women//, one out of three cases happens to be of the breast.
The present modern day living is being blamed for this alarming
increase in cancer. The prese...
Access Economics Report: Alarming Rise in Dementia
Australia will need to double up to take stock of the growing numbers of people with dementia, which is expected to rise to alarming
proportions, according to The Access// Economics report, Asia Pacific Region.
The report commissioned by Alzheimer's Australia, forecasts that the Asia Pacific...
Incidence Of Diabetes Taking On Alarming Proportions: Study
The incidence of diabetes has taken on alarming
proportions in the last two decades, rising from 30 million to 230 million, resulting in the loss of millions of lives, according to a recent study. //
The study by the American Diabetes Association pointed out that China has the largest number...
Diabetes On A Steady Alarming Rise From The Past 20 Years
According to a report by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) the last 20 years has seen the total number of people with diabetes worldwide having risen from 30 million to 230 million //. They also state that China and India now have the most diabetes sufferers in the world.
UN Report Paints Alarming Picture Of Narcotics Scenario In NE
A report of the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) has painted an alarming
picture on the narcotics scenario of the north-east // , saying most of the injecting drug users (IDU) belonged to under-20 age group with one-third of them being unmarried and mostly male.
Survey Reveals Alarming Prevalence Rates of Diabetes among US Adolescents
A national survey conducted in the US estimates that the type 2 diabetes may be prevalent among nearly 39, 000 adolescents. //More than 2.5 million have been projected to have impaired blood glucose levels (fasting blood sugar) placing them at increased risk of diabetes and other serious health pro...
Heart Disease Increasing At An Alarming Rate In New Zealand
A study published in the New Zealand Medical Journal says that deaths caused by heart disease among young and middle-aged adults are increasing at an alarming
rate. // The study conducted by Norman Sharpe, medical director of the Heart Foundation and colleagues, shows that the death rate is very hi...
Kidney diseases and their complications, an alarming scenario in the Philippines
Kidney disease is on the rise and is an important cause of death in the Philippines//. Statistics show that kidney disease among the Filipinos is shooting up every year. Almost 10,000 Filipinos requiring either dialysis for life or a kidney transplant for survival. About 31% of them have the most a...
The Alarming Rates Of HIV Incidence In The Rural Districts Of Orissa
With the ever-increasing unsafe sex practices, massive migration and low awareness there has been a significant increase in the incidence of the killer disease // amongst the tribal community, living close to coastal Orissa.
Several districts of Orissa including Ganjam, Kendrapara, Balasore N...
Illegal Drug Use In England Mounting Up At An Alarming Rate
The trend towards illicit use of drugs is on the rise in England, accounting for more than 1 million visits and 400,000 admissions to the emergency department each year.
The findings are based on anonymous interviews with // patients visiting the emergency department of a hospital in South We...
Non-Communicable Diseases Mounting Up At An Alarming Rate in India
The incidence of non-communicable diseases has surpassed that of the communicable diseases in the country, according to the reports of Dr Anbumani Ramadoss, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare//. The news report was released following the inauguration of a three-day health camp in a villag...
Infertility rate in UK men increasing at an alarming rate with numbers rising over 2.5 million
Infertility can be defined as the inability to conceive following 1 year of unprotected intercourse and affects nearly 15 % of all couples trying to conceive.
Approximately one in every 6 couple attempting // to have a baby have trouble with the conception. Infertility has long been regarded as...
Suicide Rate Among NY's Ethnic Women is Alarming
Driven often by cultural or linguistic isolation, young Hispanic women and elderly Asian women here are at exceptionally high risk //of attempting or committing suicide, mental health experts have warned.
The problem is mainly fuelled by cultural and linguistic isolation, the stress of immig...
Rise of Dengue Cases in Delhi Alarming
The national capital has recorded 327 cases of dengue fever this year so far, which is double the number reported in 2005. //
According to health authorities here, two more people have died in the city earlier this week taking the total toll to nine.
Out of the 327 cases reported, 127 c...
The Dannon Company Awards The I.J. & Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center the Fourth Annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant
...eported a 27% increase in those who ate three to four fruit servings daily and an eight-minute average increase in participation in sports.
epidemic of obesity among children and adolescents throughout the nation is jeopardizing the future health of our youth. In 2008, 21.5% of Utah elemen...
America Takes on the Challenge to Fight Obesity
...Mayor White of Houston comments, "Houstonians have already begun the fight against diet-driven illnesses through personal initiative; and now with the alarming
clarity of the report's fiscal concerns, we have additional accountability to our communities to make a change toward a healthier lifestyle. I strongl...
YMCA of the USA Announces 16 Communities Selected for Statewide Policy Change Initiative to Reverse the Childhood Obesity Epidemic
"Through Pioneering Healthier Communities, the YMCA is joining with community partners and local and state governments to reverse alarming
trends in the nation's health," said Neil Nicoll, president and chief executive officer, YMCA of the USA. "PHC is helping communities to make healthy...
Call to the Youth of America: Palms for Life Fund Launches Film Competition to Document Hunger in the United States
... the prize-winning works.
"Over 36 million Americans are living in food insecurity - 12.4 million being children - and we want to bring this alarming
reality to the attention of the public and the nation's leaders," says Hannah Laufer-Rottman, Executive Director and founder of Palms for Life Fu...
Nurse Turned Filmmaker Makes Lifesaving Film
... scrubs and chemical drugs and armed himself with a movie to help save lives. After seeing so many deaths due to preventable illness, Burton found an alarming
connection between America's food ingredients (specifically hydrogenated oil) and the leading causes of death. Now he's going to tell the world what h...
NCDP Health Care Reform Recommendations Advocate for Diabetes Prevention, Treatment and Care
...se to diabetes is required in order to transform health care and begin to ease the economic and personal burden of the disease, which is growing at an alarming
rate. Today more than one in four Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes, and these two conditions are estimated to have cost the U.S. $218 billion ...
WIN Global Poll Finds Concern Of Swine Flu Decreasing Despite Not Being Prepared For A Pandemic
...on polled in terms of socio-demographic variables.
Although Swine Flu coverage has been pushed off the headlines, the spread of it continues at an alarming
rate. As of early July 2009, the World Health Organization (WHO) published that 429 people have died of flu and nearly 100,000 have been infected in m...
Addiction Treatment Will Help Make Health Reform Affordable, New Analysis Shows
... . CATG seeks to create awareness of - and increase resources to close - an alarming
gap in the availability of drug and alcohol addiction treatment for America... to create an awareness of -- and increase resources to close -- an alarming
treatment gap: currently, four out of five Americans who need drug and alco...
Radiology Benefit Management Could Save Medicare up to $18 Billion Over 10 Years
...in unnecessary expenditures."
Increased focus on imaging is important because Medicare spending on diagnostic imaging has been growing at an alarming
rate. A June 2008 Government Accountability Office (GAO) report revealed Medicare spending on all imaging services from 2000 to 2006 more than doubled...
July/August 2009 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
Overweight and Obese Children Suffer More Musculoskeletal Problems
With the obesity epidemic in children spreading at an alarming
rate, researchers in the Netherlands find that overweight and obese children experience musculoskeletal problems more often than normal-weight childre...
Landrieu, Snowe Convene Roundtable on Healthcare for Small Businesses
...id Ranking Member Snowe. "Further compounding the crisis is that small group insurance markets currently have no real competition, as evidenced by the alarming
trend of consolidation in the state small group insurance markets. Small business health reform must be a central component to our broader reform effo...
New Report Just Published: World Hepatitis C Virus And Therapeutics Market Report
...ence in Risk Groups in the
Central and Eastern Europe II-49
HCV Prevalence Rate Higher in Injection Drug Users II-49
Rates of HIV/HCV Co-Infection II-49
Table 24: HIV/HCV Co-Infection in CEE (2005): Number of HIV
Patients and Percentage of HIV Patients infect...
Cinergy Health Commentary on America's Prescription Addiction
...ention to America's crisis with over-medication. The health care system is broken because there is not enough focus on prevention and as a result, an alarming
number of prescriptions are being written every minute that could have easily been avoided," said Steve Trattner, president and chief marketing office...
The Rasansky Law Firm Publishes Guide for Identifying, Preventing Childcare and Daycare Abuse
... DALLAS, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the alarming
and growing number of daycare and childcare abuse reports, noted Dallas attorney Jeff Rasansky has published " Preventing, Discovering and ...
This Father's Day Give Dad a Gift Straight for the Heart
...ften goes unnoticed since by the time many make it into the doctor's office, blood pressure levels may have decreased. The condition is concerning or alarming
given it is common knowledge that most cardiovascular events and strokes happen in the morning hours.
For those who may be at risk, the Omron ...
New Poll Finds Most Americans Support Including Treatment for Drug and Alcohol Addiction in National Health Care Reform; All Demographics Report Personal Experience With the Disease
...G) is a national program of the Open Society Institute. This initiative is designed to create an awareness of -- and increase resources to close -- an alarming
treatment gap: currently, four out of five Americans who need drug and alcohol addiction treatment are unable to get it. The initiative aims to mobili...
PHOENIX-AHF/Magic Johnson HIV Testing Caravan & Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS to Host Free HIV Testing Event at 'Off Chute Too'
...in Washington on June 27th.
HIV Statistics in the United States
"Last August, the Centers for Disease Control released new data showing an alarming
40% increase in HIV infections in the US -- 56,000 new cases each year up from a previous estimate of 40,000 new cases annually," said Whitney Engera...
Joint Statement on Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Children
...have better outcomes than those with child onset, but were still worse off than those who did not suffer from bipolar disorder until adulthood. These alarming
statistics highlight the need for early recognition and treatment, which offers children and adolescents their best chance to achieve and maintain wel...