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China Sky One Medical, Inc. Delays Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Earnings Conference Call

HARBIN, China, March 31 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Sky One Medical, Inc. ("China Sky One Medical" or "the Company") (Nasdaq: CSKI ), a leading fully integrated pharmaceutical company producing over-the-counter drugs in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that it...

Harsh Impact of Social Security Delays for People With Disabilities: United Spinal Association's Peggy Hathaway Testifies Before Congress

WASHINGTON, March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peggy Hathaway, United Spinal Association's vice president for Public Policy, detailed before a joint House Ways and Means Subcommittee this week, the alarming plight of more than 1.3 million Americans with disabilities waiting for the Social...

Nelnet Delays Earnings Announcement

LINCOLN, Neb., March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nelnet, Inc. (NYSE: NNI ) announced today that it is delaying the release of its 2008 year-end results as the company's independent external auditor completes its review of the valuation of the company's derivative portfolio, which is excluded...

Study finds pregnancy has no impact on breast cancer survival, delays treatment, diagnosis

HOUSTON - Young women who develop breast cancer during their pregnancy, or who are diagnosed within one year of their pregnancy, have no difference in rates of local recurrence, distant metastases and overall survival compared to other young women with the disease, according to researchers at The ...

Women May Be More Likely to Experience EMS Delays for Heart Care

American Heart Association rapid access journal report: Study highlights: -- The time from the 9-1-1 call to the ambulance's arrival on the scene was similar between men and women patients. -- Delays for women began after ambulances arrived and continued until they were delivered to em...

Women With Heart Attack Symptoms See Delays in Care

Differences in initial symptoms could explain discrepancy, study suggests TUESDAY, Jan. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Women calling 911 with cardiac symptoms took longer than men to get to the hospital after an emergency medical services team had arrived in response to the call, a new study f...

Brain's Magnetic Fields Reveal Language Delays in Autism

PHILADELPHIA and CHICAGO, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Faint magnetic signals from brain activity in children with autism show that those children process sound and language differently from non-autistic children. Identifying and classifying these brain response patterns may allow researchers...

Historic Lawsuit Challenges Unacceptable Delays in Delivering Benefits to America's Veterans by Department of Veterans Affairs

Vietnam Veterans Of America & Veterans Of Modern Warfare Fight For Faster Benefit Decisions And Interim Benefits 'Lifeline' WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, two groups representing thousands of American veterans, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) and Veterans of Modern W...

Historic Legislation to End Delays in Veterans Health Care Funding

New National Poll Shows Large Majority Supports Funding Reform WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nine of the nation's largest veterans service organizations, representing a combined 8 million members, today praised Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Daniel Akaka (D-Haw...

Kings County Death: NAMI Calls for Criminal Probe; Survey Shows Psychiatric Emergency Room Delays Are National Problem

WASHINGTON, July 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael J. Fitzpatrick, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation's largest grassroots organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illnesses, has issued this st...

Teenagers and young adults with cancer can face long delays before finally being diagnosed

London, UK: Three studies to be presented at Teenage Cancer Trust's Fifth International Conference on Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Medicine today (Monday) have thrown light on the extent of delays that teenagers and young adults (TYAs) can face before being diagnosed with cancer, and on some of...

Symmetry Medical Delays 10-K Filing to Complete Review

- Expects Filing of Restated Audited Financial Statements No Later Than April 14, 2008 - - Confirms 2008 Revenue Guidance - WARSAW, Ind., March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE: SMA ), a leading independent provider of produ...

Mental and physical exercise delays dementia in fatal genetic disease

Scientists at Melbournes Howard Florey Institute have discovered that mental and physical stimulation delays the onset of dementia in the fatal genetic disease, Huntington's disease. This Australian research opens up new therapeutic possibilities for other devastating and difficult to treat bra...

For hospital patients, defibrillation delays mean lower survival

KANSAS CITY, Mo. An estimated 750,000 hospitalized patients experience cardiac arrest and undergo CPR annually, and less than 30 percent of those leave the hospital alive. In a paper published in the Jan. 3 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers quantified the impact of r...

Infant Development Program from EASY Baby Takes On the Sixty-Percent Increase in Developmental Delays in Children

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the greatest fears of a new parent is SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), but due to extreme precautionary measures taken to try to avoid SIDS, other developmental issues in children are rising by surprising levels. After the introduction of th...

ADHD Delays Growth of Certain Brain Areas

But affected children do catch up over time, researchers add MONDAY, Nov. 12 (HealthDay News) -- While some regions of the brain mature a few years late in youngsters with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), their brains do develop in a normal pattern, concludes a study by research...

Testing delays cause severe AIDS complications, Einstein researchers find

November 2, 2007 (BRONX, NY) Despite the availability of life-saving antiretroviral treatment, people infected with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) continue to die and suffer from complications of AIDS, mainly due to delayed diagnosis and initiation of treatment. A researcher at the Albert Ei...

Chemotherapy with gemcitabine delays progression of operable pancreatic cancer

Barcelona, Spain: Giving pancreatic cancer patients the chemotherapy drug gemcitabine after surgery delays progression of the disease by about six months, according to new research by Japanese scientists. The study, presented today (Thursday) at the European Cancer Conference (ECCO 14) in Barce...

University of Texas Study Details Lengthy Payment Delays for Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Claims, Confirming Need for Legislative Fix

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Texas at Austin's Center for Pharmacoeconomic Studies released a study today called the "Length of Prescription Drug Payment Times by Medicare Part D Plans." It provides incontrovertible evidence of the slow reimbursement ph...

Are Bargaining Groups Hired by Independent Drugstores Causing Payment Delays to Pharmacies?

PCMA Reaffirms PBMs Paying Clean Claims Within 30 Days WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reaffirming that its member companies are paying clean Medicare Part D claims to pharmacies within 30 days, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) today questioned whether ind...

Babies Born Only 2 to 3 Weeks Early May Face Development Delays

While risk to individual newborn is small, doctors should be aware, study says MONDAY, March 30 (HealthDay News) -- Even babies born near their due date have an increased risk of developmental delays when they reach kindergarten, new research shows. Once thought to have little to n...

Allied Healthcare Net Falls on Manufacturing Delays

ST. LOUIS, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allied Healthcare Products, Inc. (Nasdaq: AHPI ) reported today that its net income for the third quarter ending March 31 fell 64 percent, from about $278,000 last year, or 4 cents per share, to about $100,000 in the current quarter, or 1 cent per s...

Infantile esotropia linked to developmental delays

Philadelphia, April 17, 2008 Babies with an eye-alignment disorder called infantile esotropia have delays in motor development milestones, but development catches up after corrective surgery, reports a study in the April Journal of AAPOS (American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strab...

Cigarette Smoking Delays Ligament Healing

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are reporting that smoking interferes with ligament healing. Studying mice with knee ligament injuries, the team discovered cigarette smoking impairs the recruitment of cells to the injury site and delays healing following l...

IT Delays Putting Patient Safety at Risk, Say Senior NHS Staff

Senior NHS staff support IT modernization but say that continuing delays are putting patient safety at risk, according to a study published on bmj.com today. The NHS information and technology programme is the largest civilian IT programme in the world with projected expenditure of over 12...

Testing Time for Patients - Undue Delays in Getting Test Results

Getting test results on time is crucial to provide quality care to patients. In a recent report, The Healthcare Commission has discovered// that nearly 10% of scan results never reach the doctors table. The report assesses services in England for the year 2005/2006. Worse still, the results r...

Suppression of Enzyme Delays a Type of Breast Cancer

Canadian researchers have disclosed that suppression of an enzyme called PTP1B stalls the advancement of a specific type of breast cancer//. This study was conducted on laboratory mice which were genetically modified to develop into a breast cancer condition of humans. This research headed by M...

TEMPE Spray Delays Ejaculation

A new study suggests that TEMPE, a topical anesthetic spray has the potential to offer a convenient, novel treatment for men with premature ejaculation and might be useful// as a first-line treatment for the condition. This study is published in the February issue of the urology journal BJU Interna...

Health commission in a tight spot over delays in NHS complaints investigation

The BBC Radio 4 Today programme turned the spotlight on the healthcare commission, in charge of examining the complaints from patients about their experience with NHS//, which the commission has heavily fallen back on meeting the deadline. The Healthcare Commission has a huge pile of 3000 ca...

Developmental Delays in Infants Linked to DDT

Recent research in California has revealed that DDT can cause developmental delays in infants whose mothers were exposed to the pesticide//. While DDT is currently banned in the United States, officials in Africa plan to expand its use to combat mosquitoes that spread malaria. According to st...

Increasing Delays In Treatments For Cancer Patients

New reports indicate that patients who are suffering from cancer are not being given the life-saving medical treatment for almost a year. //The new figures indicate that there is delay between the GP referral and treatment. The study conducted at 32 hospitals show that people suffering from a...

Funding for Machine Delays Cervical Cancer Treatment

With Central North Island district health boards' (DHB) long running disagreement over the funding of the brachytherapy machine in Wellington //, cervical cancer patients here are forced to travel to Christchurch for specialist treatment. The machine was to be used in the treatment of cervica...

Women see merits of surgery over extreme delays in cancer test results.

London: ‘Breakthrough Breast Cancer’ has released a report that speaks of the elaborate waiting time for test results of breast cancer patients, going up //to two years, and this has prompted some women with a family history of breast cancer, to choose surgery rather than wait for confirmation of t...

Type I diabetes or juvenile diabetes delays kidney disease onset

Getting juvenile diabetes is definitely not good news but there is a silver lining. Those children seem to be much less likely than children with later onset to develop kidney failure in adulthood.// This has been reported in a Sweden report in the medical journal Diabetes Care. Dr. Maria Sv...

Psychological Stress Delays Wound Healing

Psychological stress delays healing of physical wounds, a new study says//. Phillip Marucha, and his colleagues at the University of Illinois at Chicago in a study of laboratory mice, found that psychological stress, brought on by confinement, delayed the closing of wounds by more than 45 perc...

Language Delays May Not Be Normal In Children

Children who may be using baby talks for longer times than others may be// having developmental problems or mental disorders, warns scientists. Linda Crowe, associate professor in the communication sciences and disorders program at Kansas State University, said that it’s important for the pare...

Pomegranate juice delays prostate cancer

Drinking about 8 ounces of pomegranate juice will significantly delay the development of recurrent prostate cancer// by increasing the time it takes for prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels to rise. This is an index to measure tumour activity and thus check the severity of the cancer. A com...

Running delays disability in the aged

Researchers in their new study shows that members of a 'seniors' running club held back disability and lived longer than people who did not run. Researchers at Stanford University have been looking// at the effects of aerobic exercise on the health and wellbeing of a group of older people. They com...

Calcium-blocker delays atherosclerosis than beta-blockers

Researchers make a comparative study showing that calcium channel blockers are more effective at slowing down atherosclerosis than beta-blockers. In new research, a group of 1,800 patients were assigned to either lacidipine,// a calcium-channel blocker, or atenolol, a beta-blocker. Both drugs are u...

Smoking Delays Pregnancy

Women who continue smoking while trying to have a baby risk having to wait significantly longer to get pregnant. Researchers at the Institute of Health Sciences at Oxford University compared the time taken to conceive by 569 women smokers, ex-smokers and never-smokers. Their findings show that on a...
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