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Oakland Port Commission Seeks Resolution to Allow Local Officials Real Power to Clean Up Diesel Truck Pollution; Improve Security, Safety

OAKLAND, Calif., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a rebuke to the status quo in a deregulated trucking market, the Oakland Commission acknowledged a critical need for Congress to modernize transportation policy so the Port has the legal authority to set and enforce trucking industry standards ...

Isolagen Receives Bridge Financing to Allow it to Seek Debtor-in-Possession Financing in Connection With a Possible Filing Under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code

Isolagen Common Stock to be halted from trading on the NYSE Amex EXTON, Pa., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isolagen(TM), Inc. (NYSE Amex: ILE ) today announced that the Company has entered into secured promissory notes and security agreements (the "Notes") with eight lenders pursuant to w...

Korean Stem Cells Allow Artist to Paint Again

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- John Lawson Cullison, Jr., an artist known for his work in the genre of visionary realism or "new age art," lost his ability to paint due to the effects of arthritis. This incurable condition is due to the degeneration in cartilage tissue and symptoms incl...

Obama to Allow Forcing Doctors to Do Abortions, Says the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

TUCSON, Ariz., March 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Obama Administration published a proposed regulation to repeal the Provider Conscience Rule, which protects medical caregivers against being forced to do procedures contrary to their conscience. This is a big step towards governmen...

Consumer Watchdog Calls on Google to Cease Lobbying Effort to Allow Sale of Patient Medical Records; Urges Congress to Adopt Privacy Protections in Economic Stimulus Bill

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The non-partisan Consumer Watchdog called on Google today to cease a rumored lobbying effort aimed at allowing the sale of electronic medical records in the current version of the Economic Stimulus legislation. Consumer Watchdog called on Co...

Aging brains allow negative memories to fade

It turns out there's a scientific reason why older people tend to see the past through rose-coloured glasses. A University of Alberta medical researcher, in collaboration with colleagues at Duke University, identified brain activity that causes older adults to remember fewer negative events t...

Proposed Assisted Living Regulations Would Allow Facilities to Rent Inaccessible Rooms to Persons Who Use Wheelchairs or Walkers

Consumer coalition calls for quality standards to protect Pennsylvania families from inadequate regulations PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's proposed assisted living regulations would allow facilities to rent rooms to residents that do not meet current sa...

Finding May Allow Some Women to Stop Blood Thinners

It details risk factors for recurrent blood clots MONDAY, Aug. 25 (HealthDay News) -- A new study identifies some women -- but not men -- who might be able to stop taking blood-thinning medication for the clotting condition called venous thromboembolism. Current guidelines call for ...

Chemical liberated by leaky gut may allow HIV to infect the brain, Einstein scientists find

In up to 20 percent of people infected with HIV, the virus manages to escape from the bloodstream and cross into the brain, resulting in HIV-associated dementia and other cognitive disorders. Now, scientists at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have found strong evidenc...

Generous Donors Allow Red Cross to Respond Swiftly and Effectively to Southeastern Virginia Tornadoes

Costs of Response Essentially Met but Donations Still Needed to Prepare for Future Disasters Especially on the Eve of Hurricane Season WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today announced that it has met the expected costs of the Southeastern Virginia tornado...

In blood vessel stents, innovative materials allow better control, delivery of gene therapy

Before gene therapy becomes practical for treating human diseases, researchers must master the details of safe and effective delivery. Cardiology researchers at The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia have advanced delivery techniques by creating a versatile synthetic material that can bind to a va...

Bayada Nurses Advocates for Increase in Medicaid Reimbursement Rate to Allow More Individuals to Receive Home Care and Hire More Skilled Staff

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Costs are rising on everything from bread to education, and health care is no exception. With a $41 loss every time a nurse visits a Medicaid patient in the home, the urgent need for an increase in a state medical assistance reimbursement increase...

Vital Images Comments on CMS Decision to Allow Local Coverage for Cardiac CT Angiography

MINNEAPOLIS, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vital Images, Inc. (Nasdaq: VTAL ), a leading provider of enterprise-wide advanced visualization and analysis solutions, said today that it is pleased that the Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) decided to make no changes to national...

Gold nanoparticle probes may allow earlier cancer detection

Using tiny gold particles embedded with dyes, researchers have shown that they can identify tumors under the skin of a living animal. These tools may allow doctors to detect and diagnose cancer earlier and less invasively Studded with antibody fragments called ScFv peptides that bind cancer cel...

Firefly genes allow testing of new therapy against lymphoma

COLUMBUS, Ohio Researchers here have figured out a way to use a firefly gene to let them see just how effective a new drug combination actually is against some forms of cancer and its serious complication. The new study looked at ATLL, adult T-cell lymphoma and leukemia, a form of cancer wher...

International Federation-Lilly Agreement Will Allow Significant Increase in MDR-TB Programmes

GENEVA, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and Eli Lilly and Company, a multi- national pharmaceutical company, signed an agreement which will allow an eight-fold increase in the number of International Federation-supported pr...

Generous Donors Allow Red Cross to Respond Swiftly and Effectively to California Wildfires

Costs of Response Essentially Met but Donations Still Needed to Prepare for Future Disasters WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- The American Red Cross today announced that it has met the expected costs of the California wildfires but still needs donations to its Disaster Relief ...

Connecticut Catholic Conference Wrong to Allow 'Plan B' in Catholic Hospitals

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The actions of the Connecticut Catholic Conference are an outrage and a crime," said Judie Brown, president of American Life League. "It's bad enough to allow so-called emergency contraception in Catholic hospitals, but to claim that the Church ...

Mega Events in September, Including Chicago Event This Sat./Sun., Allow Heart Health Campaign to Reach Tens of Thousands of Hispanics During Cholesterol Awareness Month

CHICAGO, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A series of mega events in Hispanic communities around the country will showcase the 2007 Heart Health Campaign during September, Cholesterol Awareness Month. The next major Heart Health event in Chicago will be this Saturday and Sunday, September 1...

Mega Events in September Allow Heart Health Campaign to Reach Tens of Thousands of Hispanics During Cholesterol Awareness Month

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A series of mega events in Hispanic communities around the country will showcase the 2007 Heart Health Campaign during September, Cholesterol Awareness Month. The National Alliance for Hispanic Health is in the midst of its 2007 Heart Health Campa...

Pumps Someday May Allow Patients to Recover Their Own Hearts

An injured athlete can rest on the couch to recover before returning to sports, but an injured heart doesn’t have the same luxury – at least not yet. // One Ohio State University Medical Center surgeon predicts that within 10 years, mechanical support devices for the heart will be put to use t...

Genes That Allow Brain Cancer-Causing Stem Cells to Resist Treatment Identified

While great interest has followed the discovery of neural stem cells and their potential for someday treating diseases and injuries of the brain and spinal cord//, recent research identified “cancer stem cells,” a small population of cells that appear to be the source of cells comprising a malignan...

Canadian Regulators allow Silicone Breast Implants in Market

Allergan Inc. and Mentor Corp. breast implant makers on Friday said that Canadian regulators have given them the green signal to put silicone gel breast implants back on the market. // Allergan Inc., popular for its Botox wrinkle treatment, said that Health Canada has granted the company a licen...

Lancet Urges To Allow Emergency Contraception Drug As An OTC

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authority is under pressure as it has been urged to make emergency contraception drug as an over-the counter drug//. Andrew von Eschenbach, acting Commissioner of the FDA has been urged to take an independent, non-biased decision on Barr Pharmaceuticals Inc...

DuPage Community Foundation Awards $15,000 Grant to Marianjoy Pediatric Continuing Care Program

... enroll their children in additional programming sessions. "We are so appreciative of the DuPage Community Foundation's generosity, as it will allow us to help reduce the tuition fees for a child during a one-year period," explains Girten. "Families will be required to pay the first $80 fee for a c...

Ability to process information as a baby continues into adulthood

...essing new information and then making associations with other information an individual encounters throughout life. These processes work together to allow an individual to grow in knowledge, says Fagan. Over 20 years ago, Fagan developed the Fagan Test of Infant Intelligence. The test measures the re...

Lifeclinic to Showcase Health Stations and Health Communicator at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores 2009 Pharmacy and Technology Conference

...s pre-hypertensive, there is an opportunity for early intervention and education to promote generally recommended lifestyle changes, which in turn may allow the employee to forgo the need for costly medications, visits to the doctor and missed days of work. Obviously, this also benefits the employer's bott...

Ex-House Aging Committee Chief of Staff Bob Weiner Warns of Insurance Control Over Health Bill Outcome, Praises House Version, 'Disappointed' by Senate; Weiner and Policy Analyst Jordan Osserman Offer Bill's 'Prognosis'

...einer and Osserman say, "All of these bills would cover most of the 47 million Americans who lack insurance, stop denials for pre-existing conditions, allow job portability, cover the 'doughnut hole' in prescription drug coverage that is a problem for the 3 million Floridians on Medicare, and emphasize pre...

FDA Approves New 3000 IU Vial Size for Kogenate(R) FS, antihemophilic factor (recombinant)

...nvenience for patients with hemophilia A who require a higher dose. The 3000 IU vial may eliminate the need for combining smaller vials and may allow some patients to achieve more precise dosing. It is available in a conventional vial-to-vial reconstitution system and in Kogenate FS Grab & Go ...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Michigan Attorney General and Michigan Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation Near Agreement on Rate Increases on Under Age 65 Individual Products

... BCBSM members covered by employers or groups are not affected by the change. The tentative agreement with the Attorney General and OFIR would allow BCBSM to raise premiums in individual products designed for purchase by individuals under age 65 by an average of 22 percent. Some products will rece...

Angelman Syndrome Foundation Takes Major Step Toward Furthering Research Efforts

...roup and investigate and advance life and self-help skills, vocational training, and access to community programs and health services. - ATRI will allow scientific members to conduct Web-based meetings and symposiums, and convene as necessary to discuss research progress and activities. - Since AS...

Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...ges of the Empatic combination are being studied along with the individual constituents. If approved, Empatic may complement the Contrave profile and allow Orexigen to offer obesity treatments to a broader range of patients. Corporate The Company made several key additions to its leadership tea...

NetMotion Wireless Boosts Mobile Productivity for Bell Ambulance

... "The goal of our wireless deployment is to provide EMTs and paramedics easy and secure access to patient information and, at the same time, to allow the staff to focus on their primary job, which is patient care," said Steve Caulfield, Bell Ambulance network administrator. "NetMotion's software ena...

The New Next Generation Hot Tub

...ltitude of colors, or illuminate just one zone for a calming appearance. Watch, Listen, and Enjoy Entertainment-ready hot tub features allow you to choose an Integrated MP3 Sound System, Wireless Sound System, and/or Wireless TV to add to your Hot Spring spa at time of purchase or later dow...

Kool Smiles Relies on Wyse Technology Virtual Clients to Improve Patient Care and Security of Electronic Health Records (EHRs)

...are, infrastructure software, and services that formulate the benefits of cloud computing, virtualization and Green IT. These thin computing solutions allow consumers, public and private enterprises to access the application information they need, but with better security, manageability, and at a much lowe...

Genomic Health to Present at Canaccord Adams 29th Annual Global Growth Conference

...e website at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the presentation to allow for any necessary software downloads. An archived replay will be available ...ercialization of genomic-based clinical laboratory services for cancer that allow physicians and patients to make individualized treatment decisions. In 2004...

Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Second-Quarter 2009

... Sunrise continues its discussions with the lenders to its German communities with the objective of settling their claims against Sunrise, in order to allow Sunrise to exit the German market altogether. In the second quarter of 2009, Sunrise engaged a broker to assist in the sale of its nine German communi...

EntreMed Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...evelopment of our priority program, ENMD-2076, and to reduce non-priority expenses at every level in the organization. Our current cash position will allow us to continue to execute on our clinical development strategy for ENMD-2076 and to fund ongoing and planned operations through the second quarter of ...

Lexi-Comp ONLINE™ for Oral Surgery

...ltiple medications. Instant dental alerts warn of medications that may influence treatment or have harmful effects on the patient. These key features allow clinicians to thoroughly review patient medication regimens to ensure safe treatment planning. The package also offers access to clinical modules ...

Health reform proposals could help 13 million uninsured young adults gain coverage

...ntributions. The report analyzes how reforms such as those currently under discussion in Congress would affect young adults: Some proposals would allow young adults to remain on their parents' health plans until they are 26 years old; young adults in lower-income households, who represent nearly 70 pe...
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