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Marathon and Partners Announce Dramatic Results of Malaria Control Project on Bioko Island in Equatorial Guinea

HOUSTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 64 percent reduction in death among children under the age of five on Bioko Island 57 percent decline in the prevalence of malaria infections in children between two and five years of age on Bioko Island 86 percent ...

Mayo researchers: Dramatic outcomes in prostate cancer study

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Two Mayo Clinic patients whose prostate cancer had been considered inoperable are now cancer free thanks in part to an experimental drug therapy that was used in combination with standardized hormone treatment and radiation therapy. The men were participating in a clinical tr...

Cinergy Health Expands Staff in Face of Dramatic Growth

Florida-Based Health Insurer Hires 200th Employee Momentum Builds for Company's Unique Low-Cost Coverage As U.S. Families Grapple with Health Care Insurance Crisis AVENTURA, Fla., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Cinergy Health, a nationwide provider of health insurance benefit programs for the...

Obstetrical unit at Yale-New Haven Hospital achieves dramatic improvement in patient safety

Maternal and newborn outcomes were greatly improved when doctors implemented a series of simple clinical interventions at Yale-New Haven Hospital's obstetrical unit. Yale School of Medicine researchers report their results in the May issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology . ...

M. D. Anderson study predicts dramatic growth in cancer rates among US elderly, minorities

HOUSTON - Over the next 20 years, the number of new cancer cases diagnosed annually in the United States will increase by 45 percent, from 1.6 million in 2010 to 2.3 million in 2030, with a dramatic spike in incidence predicted in the elderly and minority populations, according to research from Th...

New Protocols Demonstrate Dramatic Improvement in Thermage Efficacy and Safety

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Thermage by ThermaCool was introduced as a noninvasive skin tightening procedure in 2003. Using novel technology to administer radiofrequency energy to the skin, the dermis is heated, causing collagen contraction and subsequent skin tightening. It is ...

Mary Crowley Cancer Research Centers Achieve Dramatic Improvements in Financial Infrastructures With Velos eResearch and Net.Orange Systems

FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Velos, Inc., the recognized leader and trusted resource for clinical research management information systems, and Net.Orange, Inc., the respected healthcare Internet solutions company, have partnered with the highly-regarded Mary Crowley Cancer Research Cen...

NADP Study Reports Dramatic Increase in Value of Dental Benefits

DALLAS, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Employers that offer dental benefits now place a higher value on that coverage as an essential part of their benefit package, according to the National Association of Dental Plans (NADP) 2008 Group Purchaser Behavior Study. Almost two-thirds of emp...

Panel Demands FDA Action to Address Dramatic Increases in Skin Cancer in U.S.

Panelists highlight need for immediate action to implement rigorous sunscreen standards and approve more effective sunscreen ingredients to combat lethal sun damage WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today keynote speaker Congresswoman Nita Lowey (NY-18) joined with experts fr...

Cosmetic Surgery for Men in New Jersey is Seeing a Dramatic Increase at Parker Center for Plastic Surgery

New Jersey Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Paul M. Parker, performing a dramatic increase in plastic surgery for men. Parker Center for Plastic Surgery, New Jersey , sees the trend mirroring the national trend, and they are dedicated to offering specialized treatments as needed for their male patients. ...

Widespread airbag use could result in dramatic cost savings for US trauma centers

CHICAGO (May 19, 2008) According to research published in the May issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, the new generation of airbags not only helps protect motor vehicle collision (MVC) victims from injury and death, but also are associated with dramatic cost saving to trauma...

Study: Dramatic rise in hepatitis C-related deaths in the United States

Hepatitis C-related deaths in the United States increased by 123 percent from 1995 through 2004, the most recent year for which data are available. Mortality rates peaked in 2002, then declined slightly overall, while continuing to rise among people 55 to 64 years old. These findings appear in the...

Long-Term Data for 884 Patients Show Vertebroplasty for Osteoporotic Spinal Fractures Provides Dramatic Pain Relief, Greatly Decreases Disability

WASHINGTON, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The results of a five-year follow-up study of 884 osteoporosis patients bolster the use of vertebroplasty -- an interventional radiology treatment for vertebral compression fractures -- finding that the procedure provides dramatic pain relief and...

Congress Poised to Reauthorize Legislation Aimed at Dramatic Expansion of Global HIV and AIDS Programs

Draft bill corrects flaws in existing policy; Legislation has overwhelming support of large global AIDS coalition WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Next week, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs will mark up the U.S. Global HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization...

Phase III Trial of VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) for Injection Showed Dramatic Fourfold Increase in Complete Remission Rates When Combined With the Most Commonly Used U.S. Regimen in Front-Line Multiple Myeloma

- VELCADE, thalidomide and dexamethasone improved pre - and post-stem cell transplantation results compared to thalidomide and dexamethasone - ATLANTA, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: MLNM ) reported the presenta...

UCLA Research Shows Dramatic Savings for Medicaid When Head Start Parents Learn to Care for Kids' Illnesses

Health Literacy Training Reduced ER and Clinic Visits and Boosted Parents' Confidence LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- New research proves that a "dose" of hands-on health care training can transform parents' abilities to care for common childhood ailments at ho...

Batters may achieve dramatic increases in home runs through steroids

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. -- Steroid use by a Major League Baseball slugger may produce only modest increases in muscle mass and bat and ball speed but still boost home run production by 50 percent or more, according to a new study by Tufts University physicist Roger Tobin. Tobin, a specialist ...

Expanding Prevalent Population Will Drive Dramatic Growth for the Asthma Drug Market in China

Sources Cite China as Having the Highest Mortality Rate of Asthma in the World, and Decision Resources Finds Low Diagnosis Rates and Low Drug-Treatment Rates as a Possible Rationale WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research ...

Mums Death is Reason Behind Jolies Dramatic Weightloss

Angelina Jolie insists that vanity is not the reason behind her dramatic weight loss over the past few months, and that her grief over her mothers death is the real reason. Jolie told reporters at the New York premiere of her new movie A Mighty Heart that the reason shes lost weight is bec...

New Vaccine to Bring Dramatic Decrease in Cervical Cancer Deaths

GlaxoSmithKline has reported that its experimental vaccine against a virus that causes cervical cancer could bring about a decrease in the number// of cases and deaths from the illness by up to 76 percent. Their vaccine, Cervarix prevents the infection from two strains of the human papillomaviru...

Expanding Health Coverage May Not Improve Access

...eady strapped to get a doctor," Bauer said. "As more people have insurance, they will try to get appointments with more doctors, and that will lead to dramatic increases in the time it takes to get an appointment." Depending on the coverage people have, where they live and whether they have an existing rel...

The Ensign Group Reports Second Quarter 2009 Earnings of $0.39 per Share; Reaffirms 2009 EPS Guidance

...untain Healthcare based in Salt Lake City, Utah in various roles. During his term as president and CEO of Sutter Health, Mr. Johnson presided over the dramatic expansion of its health system, and helped establish Sutter as an industry leader. Mr. Johnson also served as a member of the board of directo...

Sao Paulo Hosts Second CPhI and P-MEC South America Pharma Events

...BM's " Where Pharma Meets " umbrella brand. Led by Brazil, the markets of Latin and Central America are joining China and India as regions of dramatic future opportunities for pharma-related services. With Sao Paulo at the heart of its pharma business sector, Brazil accounts for well over 30% of the ...

China Pharma Events Keep Growing For UBM

...ar-on-year rise in exhibitor numbers over a good platform in 2008 signals that P-MEC is a clear success in only its third year in China ". In dramatic contrast to 2009, fewer than 200 exhibitors and 7,000 visitors attended the first CPhI China, held in 2001. UBM's China events enjoy the valuab...

New Research Suggests Most Are Willing to Make Tradeoffs and Would Embrace Comprehensive Health Care Reform

...after working through the tradeoffs of alternative potential health care systems and the viewpoints of other Americans. Those perspectives also made a dramatic difference in how participants felt about broad reform issues, such as universal coverage and limits on care. (Major insights are highlighted in the "...

Michael Jackson Could Have Been Going Through 'Male Menopause', says SimplyAgeless411

...vels of thyroid, cortisol and testosterone are easily treated through a regimen of tablets and gels applied to the skin. For most men, the results are dramatic and immediate. Norris says that men in their 40s, 50s, and 60s are contacting SimplyAgeless411 for advice and direction on hormone therapy. "Th...

Medizone Expects OTCBB Listing

...o a break-even cash flow. Our initial production rates will be kept on the conservative side until the design proves very reliable in the field and a dramatic increase in production would not offer significant risk. At that point in time we will have optimized our strengths as a research and development com...

SimplyAgeless Believes Michael Jackson Could Have Been Going Through 'Male Menopause'

...vels of thyroid, cortisol and testosterone are easily treated through a regimen of tablets and gels applied to the skin. For most men, the results are dramatic and immediate. Norris says that men in their 40s, 50s, and 60s are contacting SimplyAgeless411 for advice and direction on hormone therapy. "Th...

Periodic Dieting May Cut Breast Cancer Risk

... In lab studies, intermittent calorie restriction led to dramatic decrease in tumors TUESDAY, Aug. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Periodically cutting calories may lower the risk of developing breast cancer better...

Corrected: Secretary of Health Urges Pennsylvanians to Get Immunized

...he upcoming flu season, now is the perfect time to consult with your healthcare provider and catch up on your vaccinations." The U.S. has seen dramatic reductions in vaccine-preventable diseases over the years because of the routine use of vaccines. Cases of measles, Haemophilus influenza type B (Hib)...

Leading U.S. Expert Offers Ten Warning Signs and Symptoms of Mental Health Problems in Elderly

...ializing and traveling may suddenly face lower incomes, reduced mobility, and dependence on caregivers and assistive devices. These changes can have a dramatic effect on seniors' mental and emotional well-being." As a result of this growing need in the country the Home has unveiled the Auerbach Behavio...

Anti-growth factor drugs raise hope and concern for treatment of children's eye diseases

...b and ranibizumab have provided us with a great opportunity to improve the treatment of a variety of retinal diseases," he concludes. "Hopefully, the dramatic improvements in outcomes we have seen in adults will extend into pediatric diseases, but further study is clearly needed to assess the safety and effi...

Recently Released Data from the National Survey of Children's Health Reports That Autism Now Affects 1% of Children and is More Common Than Children's Cancer, Diabetes, and AIDS Combined.

...-281-7165 or Lyn@autism.com . ARI was founded in 1967 by the late Dr. Bernard Rimland, and was the first organization to call attention to the dramatic increase in autism prevalence in the 1990's. ...

Metformin May Lower Diabetics' Odds for Pancreatic Cancer

...metformin they have a 60 percent lower risk for pancreatic cancer than those who have diabetes but never used metformin," Li said. "And that's quite a dramatic effect. And so far it's the only thing that we've seen that can reduce the risk for pancreatic cancer so much." Li and her colleagues will publish ...

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Urges Pennsylvanians to Get Immunized

...he upcoming flu season, now is the perfect time to consult with your healthcare provider and catch up on your vaccinations." The U.S. has seen dramatic reductions in vaccine-preventable diseases over the years because of the routine use of vaccines. Cases of measles, Haemophilus influenza type B (Hib)...

Researchers Discover the Tale Behind Short Dogs

...al Institutes of Health. "We were surprised to find that just one retrogene inserted at one point during the evolution of a species could yield such a dramatic physical trait that has been conserved over time." Retrogenes occur when a transcription error in the creation of DNA code causes a functional, bu...

Medifast Reports Record Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... However, revenues in our direct response segment decreased only 1% during the quarter to $12.2 million compared to $12.4 million a year ago. This dramatic improvement in the profitability of this segment is attributable to much tighter controls on the platforms in which we advertise, increased closing ra...

Male Fertility Supplement Improves Sperm Quality & Motility in Clinical Study

...ly positive feedback from men who have taken FertilAid. Time after time we hear from men who tested low with respect to count or motility who then see dramatic improvement when re-tested after only a few months of taking FertilAid." Says Lynette, "Male fertility specialists generally recommend taki...

Minnesotans to Keynote Materials for Medical Devices Conference

...ridhar, Ph.D., chair of the physics department at Northeastern University, will describe advances in biocompatible nanomaterials that have resulted in dramatic improvements in imaging, early diagnosis and targeted delivery of therapeutics. Now in its seventh year, the Materials and Processes for Medical D...

Scientists Track Impact of DNA Damage in the Developing Brain

...lt was a mouse whose nervous system lacked Xrcc1 and so was unable to efficiently repair the single-strand DNA damage. The shutdown triggered a dramatic decline of interneurons throughout the cerebellum. In a subgroup of those cells, the damage triggered apoptosis, or programmed cell death. But the fin...
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