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Postpartum Anxiety May Delay Puberty in Kids

In animal study, hormonal changes in pregnancy have long-term impact THURSDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) -- Postpartum anxiety may delay puberty in biological and adopted daughters, research on mice has found. The study found that mice with low levels of the hormone prolactin in ea...

Mylan's Chief Operating Officer Heather Bresch to Testify Before Congress Concerning Patent Settlements Between Brand and Generic Pharmaceutical Companies and Tactics That Delay Market Entry of High Quality, Affordable Generic Drugs

PITTSBURGH, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WHAT: Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL ) has accepted an invitation to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy at its upcoming hearing: "Pay to Delay: Are Patent Settlements That Delay Ge...

MedCath Corporation Announces Delay in 2nd Quarter Earnings Announcement and Filing of Form 10-Q

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MedCath Corporation (Nasdaq: MDTH ), (the "Company") a healthcare provider focused on high acuity healthcare services, predominately the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease, today announced that it has delayed the issuance of its op...

Triple-S Management Corporation Announces Delay in Reporting Fourth-Quarter And Year-End Results

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS ) today announced that it is delaying the release of its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2008 due to an ongoing impairment analysis of certain securities in ...

Pregnancy has no impact on breast cancer, but can delay diagnosis and treatment

A new study finds women who develop breast cancer while pregnant or soon afterwards do not experience any differences in disease severity or likelihood of survival compared to other women with breast cancer. The study is published in the March 15, 2009 issue of CANCER , a peer-reviewed journal of...

Common Chemicals May Delay Pregnancy

Use of PFOS, PFOA as additives is being phased out, researchers note THURSDAY, Jan. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Chemicals known as perfluorinated chemicals, which are pervasive in food packaging, pesticides, clothing, upholstery, carpets and personal care products, may delay pregnancy, a ne...

Regence Supports Meaningful Health Reforms; Unveils Poll Saying Nation's Economic Woes Shouldn't Delay Reforms

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Regence, the leading health insurer in the Pacific Northwest, announced today its support for the Obama administration and Congress' move toward meaningful, patient-centered health reforms. Kicking off its effort, Regence released the findings of a n...

KV Pharmaceutical Company Files Form Reporting Delay in Filing Second Quarter Form 10-Q

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- KV Pharmaceutical Company (NYSE: KVa ; KVb) announced that it has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission a Form 12b-25 notification that its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2008 will be delayed. A...

Current Economic Situation Prompts Increased Smoking, Delay in Quit Attempts, Middle and Low-Income Americans Hit Hardest

One in Four Smokers Stressed About State of Economy Smoking More on Daily Basis Washington, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the American Legacy Foundation(R) -- the nation's largest public health foundation dedicated to reducing tobacco use in the U.S. -- announced the results of a ...

Researchers find predictive tests and early treatment delay progression of blood cell cancer

ROCHESTER, Minn. - Mayo Clinic researchers say they have moved closer to their goal of providing personalized care for a common blood cell cancer. They have found that the use of predictive biomarkers along with two targeted treatments significantly delays the need for conventional chemotherapy in...

Pregnancy diabetes doubles the risk of language delay in children

Quebec City, November 6, 2008Children born to mothers with pregnancy-related diabetes run twice the risk of language development problems, according to a research team directed by Professor Ginette Dionne of Universit Laval's School of Psychology. Details of this discovery are published in the mos...

Diabetes - Are You at Risk? Diet Company HMR Shares Top Strategy to Prevent or Delay Diabetes

Many people may not be aware that lifestyle choices, specifically excess body weight or physical inactivity, puts them at a much greater risk for diabetes. The good news is that there are simple things you can start doing right away to reduce your risk of getting diabetes. ...

Other Health Problems Can Delay MS Diagnosis

Obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease can all cloud symptoms, study says WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29 (HealthDay News) -- The diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) may be delayed in people if they have other medical conditions, a new Canadian study suggests. Obesity, diabetes, high blood p...

Researchers estimate lives lost due to delay in antiretroviral drug use for HIV/AIDS in South Africa

Boston, MA More than 330,000 lives were lost to HIV/AIDS in South Africa from 2000 and 2005 because a feasible and timely antiretroviral (ARV) treatment program was not implemented, assert researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) in a study published online by the Journal of A...

NACDS Praises House Legislation to Delay Medicaid Cuts, Aid Pharmacies in Treating Patients

House expected to vote on bill this evening. Alexandria, Va. (PRWEB) June 24, 2008 -– Today, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS), endorsed a House bill, H.R.6331, the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008, which co...

American Association for Homecare Applauds Bill to Delay the Flawed Medicare Bidding Program for Home Medical Equipment

ARLINGTON, Va., June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) applauded congressional efforts to pass a bill introduced last week that will delay for at least 18 months the controversial and flawed Medicare competitive bidding program for home medical eq...

132 Members of Congress Urge One-Year Delay in Controversial Medicare Bidding Program for Home Medical Equipment

ARLINGTON, Va., June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, nearly one-third of the members of the U.S. House of Representatives urged a one-year delay in the controversial and flawed "competitive bidding" program for home medical equipment in Medicare. Two letters signed by 132 members of ...

NCPA Statement on California's Delay of E-Pedigree Implementation

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California State Board of Pharmacy yesterday announced their intention to exercise their statutory authority to delay the implementation of E-Pedigree from January 1, 2009 to January 1, 2011. E-Pedigree is the new track and trace technol...

Cardiogenesis Corporation Reports Delay in Earnings Release and Conference Call

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardiogenesis Corporation (Pink Sheets: CGCP), a leading developer of surgical products and accessories used in angina-relieving procedures, today announced that it will delay its earnings release and investor conference call for the fourth qua...

AGA Institute applauds delay of Aetna sedation restrictions

Aetna has announced that, based on input from the AGA Institute and discussions with a number of gastroenterologists, it will not implement Clinical Policy Bulletin 0740 on April 1, 2008, as planned. This policy would have restricted the use of an anesthesia professional in standard upper or lower...

Just 4 months of hormone therapy can delay prostate cancer growth by up to 8 years

Alexandria, VAResearchers report that just four months of hormonal therapy before and with standard external beam radiation therapy slowed cancer growth by as much as eight yearsespecially the development of bone metastasesand increased survival in older men with potentially aggressive prostate ca...

Governor Rendell Directs Insurance Commissioner to Delay Mcare Abatement Collection

Introduces Plan to Use Funding Surplus to Provide Abatement and 'Cover All Pennsylvanians' Health Insurance Program HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell has directed Pennsylvania's insurance commissioner to proceed with Mcare billing, but to postpo...

Sex Ed Does Delay Teen Sex: CDC

Classes impact boys more than girls, national survey finds THURSDAY, Dec. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Sex education programs do work to help discourage many teens from becoming sexually active before age 15, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Pr...

Transporters may help delay diabetes-related retinal damage

Two transporters that deliver alternative energy sources to the eye may help delay retinal damage that can occur in diabetes, researchers say. The transporters, SMCT1 and SMCT2, can circumvent the eyes protective blood-retinal barrier, delivering energy sources lactate and ketone bodies to a he...

Health Fitness Announces Non-Cash Adjustment and Restatement of 2006 Equity Investment Transaction Resulting in Delay for Filing Third Quarter Form 10-Q

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Health Fitness Corporation today announced that its Audit Committee has determined, after consultation with Management and the Company's external auditors, that a deemed dividend of $1,576,454 to preferred shareholders should have been reflected i...

Heart Defects Can Delay Baby's Brain Development

Corrective cardiac surgery is not to blame, study suggests WEDNESDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Brain development is delayed in babies born with certain heart defects, new research shows. The slowdown in brain development is similar to the delay found in premature infants, the rese...

2 Minute Delay in Cutting Cord can Give Babies a 'significant' Health Boost

A new study has found that waiting just two minutes to cut the umbilical cord after birth, can give babies a 'significant' health boost as it reduces the risk of blood disorders . The study was conducted by boffins at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada, and involved more than 1,900 new...

A Drink a Day may Delay Dementia Progression

People suffering from mild cognitive impairment can slow their progression to dementia by having up to one drink of alcohol a day, a new research has suggested . The study published in the May 22, 2007, issue of Neurology, the scientific journal of the American Academy of Neurology. ...

Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle During Adulthood may Delay Old Age Disability

According to researchers from Wake Forest University School of Medicine and colleagues, maintaining a healthy body weight throughout adulthood may help prevent or delay the onset of physical disability as we age. The study found that older adults with a history of excess weight in midlife o...

Scientists Have Found Way to Delay Menopause

Women might soon not have to worry about the ticking of their biological clocks, for researchers are on the verge of developing drugs that could delay menopause. The news was broken by fertility expert Professor Robert Winston who told a press conference that researchers had found a protei...

High Melatonin can Help Delay Ageing

The Spanish Ageing Research Network is very near to achieving one of today’s Science greatest goals: allowing humans to age in the best possible health conditions.// As well as from the UGR, researchers from the Spanish universities of Seville, Oviedo, Saragossa, Barcelona and Reus also took ...

DHA in Diet Helps Delay Onset of Alzheimer's

California – A kind of Omega-3 fatty acid called DHA, present in fish, eggs, organ meats, fortified foods and food supplements assists in delaying// the arrival of Alzheimer's disease. Scientists from the University of California conducted a study on mice to investigate the effects of DHA; th...

British Soldiers Suffer Delay of Treatment for Mental Illness

British soldiers who are suffering from mental illness after serving in war-torn Iraq and Afghanistan, were asked to wait 18 months or longer for treatment// from the National Health Service (NHS). It said that the figures released by British Ministry of Defence (MoD) showed 2,123 servicemen ...

Limited Calorie Intake Holds the Key to Delay Ageing

Recent research done on rhesus monkeys shows that ,limiting calorie intake may actually help increase life span. // Lesser calorie input seems to improve the functioning of important defensive cells in the immune system. Rhesus monkeys are said to be closely akin to human beings in their immu...

Human Stem Cells Delay Start of Lou Gehrig’s Disease in Rat

Researchers at Johns Hopkins have shown that transplanting human stem cells into spinal cords of rats bred to duplicate Lou Gehrig’s disease delays the start of nerve// cell damage typical of the disease and slightly prolongs life. The grafted stem cells develop into nerve cells that make substanti...

Flu jabs delay causes alarm

The government warned doctors about the delay in flu vaccines’ distribution. According to doctors some people may be put at risk due to this.// According to the Department of Health (DoH), there would only be a lag in production and not a long-term shortage. This would result in a few GP practi...

Drug May Delay Nursing Home Placement for Dementia Patients

Publishing in the September issue of Alzheimer’s Disease and Associated Disorders researchers from the University of South Florida’s Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health// Institute’s (FMHI) Department of Mental Health, Law and Policy and the School of Aging Studies report finding that treating ...

Canada Witness Delay in Flu Vaccination Programs

The Public Works and Government Services Canada said that there would be a delay in the initiation of flu vaccination programs this year.// The vaccine instead of being launched in the beginning of October would be done so in the month of November. Dr. Sheela Basrur, Ontario's chief medical off...

Eye Patches Could Delay Healing In Corneal Abrasions

Dr. Angus Turner of the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in East Melbourne, Australia says that simple corneal abrasions need not be treated by patching the eye.// Doing so might actually slow healing and does not reduce pain, a new review of several studies has found. “The abrasions on the...

PCT Calls Upon Doctor To Delay Surgeries

The North and East Cornwall Primary Care Trust (PCT) has revealed that patients who require surgeries which are not urgent will have to wait, as it lacks the funds for non-urgent cases//. The Royal Cornwall Hospital's Dr. Alastair Paterson has said that he will not permit himself to be forced to fo...
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