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Scots Men Get the Issue of Moobs Off Their Chests in Time for Summer - Male Surgery in Scotland Sees 80 Per Cent Growth

Transform Cosmetic Surgery Group has revealed that despite the drooping economy Scots men are opting to perk themselves up this summer by booking in for moob removal surgery and finally getting their insecurities off their chests. GLASGOW, Scotland, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Transform Cosmetic ...

With So Many Charities Struggling In This Economy, Disabled Veterans Relief Fund Is Thriving With a .99 Cent Fundraiser Program

Disabled Veterans Relief Fund ( http://www.disabledveteransrelieffund.org ) today announced its .99 CENT Fundraiser Program, through which anyone can pledge just .99 cents per month to help disabled veterans and their families--and every person who signs up for the fundraiser will automatically b...

Children of Unemployed Parents at 13 per cent increased risk of death

A new study conducted in UK has uncovered that children in families with no adult in paid employment are 13 times more likely to die than children from more advantaged backgrounds//. The paper, published by experts from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Camden Primary Care Tr...

Coastal Contacts Helps Students Set Sights on Good Grades with $19.95 Glasses

...eens can affect learning and it is very important to determine if your child has learning- related visual problems as soon as possible. Almost 80 per cent of what a child learns in school is taken in visually. An undetected vision problem can make learning to read, and answering questions from the black...

Cell division find prompts overhaul of immune response modeling

...d to undergo a series of cell divisions, which increases the number of lymphocytes many hundredfold. After a period the cells stop dividing and 95 per cent of the newly-generated cells die. Professor Hodgkin said although there was considerable variation in the number of divisions cells went through be...

Econiche(TM) Vaccine Efficacy Summarized in July Issue of Foodborne Pathogens and Disease

...O157:H7 An estimated 100,000 cases of human infection with the E. coli O157:H7 organism are reported each year in North America. Two to seven per cent of those people develop haemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a disease characterized by kidney failure (in recent outbreaks, this percentage has risen to...

Celesio Acquires Majority Stake in Number One Brazilian Pharmaceutical Wholesaler Panpharma

... STUTTGART, Germany, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The supervisory board of Celesio AG has today approved the majority holding of 50.1 per cent in pharmaceutical wholesaler Panpharma. This step into one of the most attractive and strongest-growing pharmaceutical markets world-wide is part of C...

Deep Budget Cuts Will Add to Unemployment Rolls at Wrong Time

... Additionally, because state income taxes can be subtracted from federal taxable income, taxpayers who itemize deductions can receive as much as a 35 cent reduction in federal taxes for each dollar increase in state income taxes. This would make a tax increase even less harmful to employment than deep s...

World Population Day 2009

...e. Women are more than half the agricultural labour force. They grow 80 per cent of staple crops in Africa, and in South-east Asia, 90 per cent of rice growers are women. Investing in reproductive health is especial...

New heart disease risk score outperforms existing test

...up to 12 years after first diagnosis of cardiovascular disease. All participants were aged between 35 and 74 at the start of the study. The 56 per cent of GPs in the UK who use EMIS clinical records systems can already access the QRISK2 formula, which has been embedded in their systems. EMIS Managi...

Kessler Foundation Research Center Awarded More Than Two Million Dollars in Grants

...ey (UMDNJ), the University of Pennsylvania, Select Medical Corporation, and cent (Center for Experimental Neurorehabilitation Training). "These ...ology & Neuroscience Laboratory. The University of Pennsylvania and cent provided grant funding to Glenn Wylie, DPhil, for a pilot study to improve ...

Larger hospital units have lower miscarriage rates after invasive pregnancy tests

...mal abnormalities and birth defects - were 1.4 per cent and 1.9 per cent, respectively. The research, p...in Denmark between 1996 and 2006. Just over 51 per cent of the 64,207 women underwent an amniocentesis tes...ts fell over the 11-year study period, from 55 per cent to 31 per...

Frost & Sullivan Identifies Innovative and Cost-Effective Technology as Key Competitive Factor in European Medical Device Market

...tely 40 per cent, followed by the European Union (EU) countries with 30 per cent and rest of the world with 30 per cent. The following segments are covered ... manufacturers have a strong position in Europe, where approximately 78 per cent of the products sold are manufactured within the EU. Despite the gloom...

Intimate abuse study finds clear links with poor health and calls for holistic primary care approach

...74 married women and 772 cohabiting women (6.5 per cent of the population) responded. "The data on inti... findings of the study included: 18.2 per cent of the respondents had been psychologically abused, 3.3 per cent had been physically abused and 1.3 per...

Contract Talks for 1,800 Security Officers at Kaiser Permanente Break Down - Major Cuts to Worker Healthcare are at Issue

...broke down Tuesday evening as Securitas rejected efforts to negotiate improvements to the officers' health insurance coverage, and offered a meager 10 cent per hour pay raise. Healthcare benefits were slashed in February when Securitas was awarded Kaiser's security contract, making routine doctor's ...

Artificial liver for drug tests

...hofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB in Stuttgart. "Particularly as humans and animals have different metabolisms. 30 per cent of all side effects come to light in clinical trials." The test system, which Professor Mertsching has developed jointly with Dr. Johanna Schanz, shou...

Ontario women live longer but don't prosper: Study

...ition and many have two or more. Thirty-nine per cent of low income women have two or more chronic conditions compared to 28 per cent of women in the highest income group and 21 per cent of higher income men. Among women aged 65 and ol...

Major study highlights weight differences among 3-19 year-olds with type 1 and 2 diabetes

...dy. "The links between type 2 diabetes and excess weight are well documented, but are less clear in type 1 diabetes which affects less than 10 per cent of people with diabetes but is more common in children and young people" explains lead researcher Dr Lenna Liu from the Center for Child Health, Behav...

Healthy Success for Kwik Fit Insurance

...ttish Centre for Healthy Working Lives was established in April 2005, and is playing a key role in helping to reduce work-related ill health by 20 per cent and days lost to ill health by 30 per cent. Steve Bell, Strategic Director of the Scottish Centre for Healthy Working Lives, said: "I'd like to ...

Nottingham Primary Care Division a UK leading center

...iversity College London and the universities of Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, Oxford and Southampton. Like Nottingham, all have had at least 50 per cent of their research rated 'internationally excellent' (3*) or 'world-leading' (4*). Primary care relates to the health services that play a central ...

Another McGill/JGH breakthrough opens door to early Alzheimer's diagnosis

...hers were able to distinguish Alzheimer's from healthy controls with 80 per cent sensitivity (correct identification of patients with the disease) and 77 per cent specificity (correct identification of persons without the disease). A sig...

Cancer screening fear is fueled by lack of information says review covering nearly 6,000 women

...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in America estimated that 25 per cent of women aged 40 plus had not had breast screening in the last two years and 16 per cent aged 18 and over had not had a cervical smear in the last three years. C...

Parents key in new measure to evaluate language in children with autism

...I provides speech-language pathologists and researchers with a new tool to evaluate a young child's broad pragmatic use of language. As many as 14 per cent of preschool-age children in Canada and the U.S. may be at risk for language disorders. The LUI is the product of more than eight years of research...

More Ontario children are getting diagnosed with diabetes: ICES study

... of the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) has found a 3 per cent increase per year in the rate of diabetes in Ontario children from 1994 to ...tude. From 1994 to 2004 there has been an increase of approximately 3 per cent annually in the rate of diabetes in children of all ages. The highest inc...

1 in 4 nursing home residents carry MRSA

...es in the former Northern Board area of Northern Ireland. Twenty-four per cent of residents and 7 per cent of staff were found to be colonised with MRSA, meaning they were carrying t...

Researchers call for new space headache category following astronauts' survey

...e severity ranged from mild to severe, with 29 per cent reporting mild intensity, 65 per cent reporting moderate intensity and six per cent reporting severe intensity. Only two of the he...

Ground-breaking study to cap the growing trend of type 2 diabetes in overweight adolescents

...oach to insulin resistance in overweight adolescents can put the brakes on its progression to type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes affects 85 to 90 per cent of all people with diabetes. While it usually affects mature adults, younger people and children are increasingly being diagnosed. Often people with t...

Glucose metabolism and recidivism of severe violent crimes in alcohol intoxications

...monly known that alcoholism and alcohol intoxications are connected with severe violent crimes such as homicides. For instance, in Finland even 80 per cent of these crimes happen in alcohol intoxications. It has not, however, been clear why only a minority of alcoholics in intoxications become irritated a...

Obesity and diabetes double risk of HF -- patients with both conditions 'very difficult' to treat

...ry patients, found that the prevalence of obesity had increased from 25 per cent in 1997 to 38 per cent in just ten years and this in people who had already had at least one hear...

Bioniche Represented at House of Commons Sub-Committee on Food Safety

...me infected. An estimated 100,000 cases of human infection with the E. coli O157:H7 organism are reported each year in North America. Two to seven per cent of those people develop haemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a disease characterized by kidney failure (in recent outbreaks, this percentage has risen to...

Dementia drugs may put some patients at risk, Queen's study shows

...drugs. Experiencing a slowed heart-rate was 69 per cent more common amongst cholinesterase inhibitor users...ion, people taking the dementia drugs had a 49 per cent increased chance of having permanent pacemakers implanted and an 18 per cent increased risk of hip fractures. Unfortunately,...

Advanced Technologies Pump Growth Into European Cardiac Rhythm Management Market, Affirms Frost & Sullivan

...rs such as ageing, obesity, smoking and other cardiac ailments. Each year cardiovascular diseases cause over 4.3 million deaths, accounting for 48 per cent of all mortalities in Europe. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO ) As a result, the European cardiac rhythm manage...

Study questions whether Ontario's primary health care reforms serve the sick and poor

... Enrolled healthier patients Enrolled 30 per cent fewer new patients who didn't previously have family doctors Provided 32 per cent less after-hours care In addition, their patients had a 20 per cent higher rate of emergency department visits. "As...

Newborns of South Asian and East Asian descent misclassified as underweight at birth: Study

... explained. "While these conventional values have been updated, they do not account for the country's ever growing variation in ethnicity. With 60 per cent of all Canadian immigrants originating from South and East Asia, much needed curves are now available so that, for the first time, physicians have bet...

Alzheimer's discovery could bring early diagnosis, treatment closer

...ient is diagnosed with advanced Alzheimer's in the United States every 70 seconds, and deaths due to the disease have increased by a staggering 47 per cent since 2000. With the Baby Boomer population aging, those numbers are expected to explode even further in coming decades. There are more than 5.3 m...

Top 10 Tips to Save Your Vision

...us and non-cancerous growths on the eye. The US standard states that the lenses should have a UVB (280 to 315nm) transmittance of no more than one per cent and a UVA (315 to 380nm) transmittance of no more than 0.5 times of the visual light transmittance. Don't smoke -- Tobacco smoking is directly ...

Improve Your Eye-Q

...us and non-cancerous growths on the eye. The US standard states that the lenses should have a UVB (280 to 315nm) transmittance of no more than one per cent and a UVA (315 to 380nm) transmittance of no more than 0.5 times of the visual light transmittance. Don't smoke - Tobacco smoking is directly l...

Schizophrenia does not increase risk of violent crime

... general population of Sweden. Twenty-eight per cent of those with schizophrenia and co-occurring subst... convicted of violent crime, compared to eight per cent of those with schizophrenia and no substance abuse, and five per cent of the general population. "Hence, the idea tha...

GlaxoSmithKline Travel Health: 55 percent of travellers needlessly put themselves at risk from a potentially fatal virus

...ted and that they know little about the disease:(1)   70 per cent admit that they don't know the health implications of contracting hepatitis B(1) 75 per cent admit that they are unaware of the destinations where the risk of contracti...

One in five girls in upper secondary school suffers from school burnout

...ol is a particularly challenging stage for many young people. Success-oriented female upper secondary school pupils are at the greatest risk: up to 20 cent of them suffer from school burnout. Burnout is a phenomenon to be taken seriously, as it can lead to depression. "These girls are high achievers bu...
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