Increasing Diagnosis Rates and Growing Use of Key Agents Such as Pfizer's Lyrica Will Drive Eight Percent Annual Growth in the Fibromyalgia Drug Market Through 2018
WALTHAM, Mass., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that increased use of key agents such as Pfizer's Lyrica, Eli Lilly/Boehringer Ingelheim's Cymbalta/Xeristar/Ariclaim and Forest Labora...
MapHIV.org Shows Eight Counties in Virginia Seriously Impacted by AIDS
National Minority Quality Forum Launches First U.S. HIV/AIDS Atlas
WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Minority Quality Forum today launched a groundbreaking HIV/AIDS Atlas ( http://www.MapHIV.org ) that highlights the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in communities...
Report: Asbestos Litigation Disaster for Investors Could Be Repeated With Nanotechnology Unless SEC and FASB Close Eight Major Loopholes Now Preventing Honest Disclosures
Investor Environmental Health Network Analysis Finds Disturbing Asbestos-Nanotech Parallels That Could Saddle Investors with a Major New Round of Costly Mega-Litigation
WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Billions of dollars in potential asbestos-like litigation risks for nanotechn...
'Viewers Beware' Report By Watchdog Group Exposes Conservative Group Behind Anti-Healthcare Ads Running In Eight States
Group led by conservative political operative with ties to convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff
WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Campaign Action Fund issued a new investigative report today called "Viewers Beware of Anti-Health Care Ads" to expose the group behind the politica...
DaVita Wins Eight Hermes Creative Awards Recognizing Excellence in Communications and Marketing
Winning Entries Highlight DaVita's Efforts in Corporate Social Responsibility and Support of Physicians with Vital Patient Management Tools
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA ), a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chro...
Health Savings Account Enrollment Reaches Eight Million
HSA accountholders come from all income levels
WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eight
million Americans are covered by Health Savings Account (HSA)-eligible insurance plans, an increase of more than 31 percent since last year, a new census released today by America's Health Insur...
New National Survey Reveals Eight in 10 Seniors Satisfied With Medicare Drug Benefit
Medicare Today releases new survey data on Medicare prescription drug benefit
WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Healthcare leaders today announced the latest results of a national survey of seniors showing that the vast majority of Medicare beneficiaries remain satisfied with th...
SkinWear(TM) Hand Cleaner & Sanitizer Kills Germs That May Cause Swine Flu, Protects Against Germs for Up to Eight Hours
Revolutionary New Hygiene Product Provides Extended Efficacy for All Day Protection Against Deadly Bacteria
TORRANCE, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- SKWPartners LLC announced today the extended U.S. launch of SkinWear, www.skinwearusa.com , the only extended-protection, all-in-one h...
Heartland Dental Care, Inc. Adds Eight Dental Practices In First Quarter 2009
EFFINGHAM, Ill., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Heartland Dental Care, Inc. acquired six dental practices and opened two new dental care facilities during first quarter 2009.
The six acquisitions include practices in Dickson, Tenn., Lexington, Ky., Las Vegas, Nev., Phoenix, Ariz., Glendale, Ariz., ...
Photos: Eight Finalists Lose 685 Pounds and Gain $800,000
Health and Fitness Company Beachbody(R) Awards Cash Prizes To Winners In Gala Event
SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- In one of the most anticipated and inspiring events of the year, Beachbody.com (developer of P90X(R) ) awarded $800,000 on Saturday night to eight
GetWellNetwork Closes $10 Million Financing, Eight Hospitals Choose PatientLife System(R) for Unparalleled Patient Care
GetWellNetwork Reports Significant Growth, Industry Leadership in Interactive Patient Care
BETHESDA, Md., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- GetWellNetwork, Inc. , the leading provider of Interactive Patient Care (IPC) solutions, today announced that it received $10 million in a Series C financing roun...
Red Cross Caring for People in Eight States as Winter Storm Leaves Hundreds of Thousands Without Power
WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Almost 5,000 people escaped their frigid homes last night in American Red Cross shelters in areas where utility companies are working to restore power to more than 770,000 homes and businesses still in the dark after this week's storm. With new snow o...
After Eight Years of Injustice, International Family Planning Funding is Restored
WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement of Reverend Dr. Carlton W. Veazey, President and CEO of the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice was released today:
years of a policy that contributed to the suffering of women and children worldwide, P...
Rite Aid Corporation and Subsidiaries Agree to Pay $5 Million in Civil Penalties to Resolve Violations in Eight States of the Controlled Substances Act
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rite Aid Corporation (Rite Aid) and nine of its subsidiaries in eight
states have agreed to pay $5 million in civil penalties to settle allegations of violations of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), the Department of Justice announced today.
Americans United for Life Releases Eight New Model Legislation & Policy Guides: Twenty-Three Model Legislation & Policy Guides Now Available
CHICAGO, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life (AUL) today released its 2009 Model Legislation & Policy Guides. With the addition of eight
new guides this year, AUL now offers 23 pieces of model legislation on key issues related to abortion, protection of unborn victim...
OneMedPlace announces panels for "OneMedForum 2009: Disrupters and Drivers in Eight Areas of Medical Technology" -- CEOs and investors to meet in unique format of focused sessions
OneMedPlace announced today the panels and format for its “OneMedForum 2009” finance conference, to be held January 13-14, 2009, in San Francisco at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel. Panels will address the “drivers and disrupters” affecting each of the following medtech sector...
Blue Cross Teams up With Eight Groups to Address Obesity, Lower Minnesotans' Health Risks by Promoting Healthy Eating
EAGAN, Minn., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of
Minnesota (Blue Cross) announced today it will invest up to $650,000 in
additional funds from its tobacco settlement to promote healthier eating and
improve health in the state next year. Eight
local organizations have been
Caregivers Demand Better Patient Care at Eight Bay Area Nursing Homes
SALINAS, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Caregivers at eight
Bay Area nursing homes held simultaneous demonstrations Tuesday afternoon
to pressure their employer, Windsor Healthcare Management, to make much
needed improvements in resident care and patient safety.
"Today, hundreds ...
Governor and Lt. Governor Celebrate Eight Years of Safe Haven Babies
National Safe Haven Alliance in Indiana to propose awareness-raising legislation in 2009.
INDIANAPOLIS, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Mitch Daniels
recently proclaimed the month of July as Indiana Safe Haven Month and the
National Safe Haven Alliance in...
IDC implements DR systems in eight A-Class military hospitals in Pakistan
Purchase of the X-Series 2200 is the second contract awarded to IDC in Pakistan
CALGARY, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - IDC (Imaging Dynamics Company
Ltd.) (TSX: IDL), the global leader in the rapidly growing market for
digital radiography, today announced tha...
CMS Selects Thomson Reuters to Help Detect Medicaid Fraud in Eight States
ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Centers for
Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has selected the Healthcare business of
Thomson Reuters (formerly Thomson Healthcare) to provide data analysis
services to detect potential fraud and waste in the Medicaid program.
USA TODAY Weight-Loss Challenge Returns For 5th Year With Eight Weeks of Compelling Stories and Online Features
Health Tips, Blogs and Video Available at dietchallenge.usatoday.com
MCLEAN, Va., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, March 31,
USA TODAY will kick of its fifth annual USA TODAY Weight-Loss Challenge.
The eight-week series will run every Monday in print and on
GlaxoSmithKline Awards Eight Area Healthcare Nonprofits with $40,000 Each in Funding
(Local Nonprofits Receive the GlaxoSmithKline 11th Annual IMPACT Awards)
PHILADELPHIA, March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:
GSK), one of the world's leading research-based pharmaceutical and
healthcare companies, has announced the recipients of the GlaxoSmithKline
TeamHealth Announces Eight New Clinical Outsourcing Contracts
Company reports unprecedented growth in 2007
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth, the nation's
largest provider of hospital-based clinical outsourcing, announced today
that it has initiated staffing and management services for eight
during December 2007...
UNT Health Science Center Appoints Eight New Faculty Members
Researchers, professors bring international body of knowledge to Texas
research center in Fort Worth
FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of
North Texas Health Science Center [ http://hsc.unt.edu ], Fort Worth's
medical school and more, recently added severa...
PulseLearning (Founded in Child's Bedroom in an Irish Suburban Semi Eight Years Ago and Initially Run on a Second-Hand Computer) Today Named Fastest Growing IT Company in Ireland
TRALEE, County Kerry, Ireland, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- PulseLearning
(which was founded in 1999 with an investment of ten euro and was initially
run on a second-hand computer set up in a child's bedroom in a Tralee,
County Kerry suburban semi), has been named fastest growing IT company in
Capsugel's Liquid Dosage Form Technology Utilized by Eight of the Top 10 Pharmaceutical Companies
CAMBRIDGE, England, October 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Capsugel, the
leading global provider of dosage form solutions, announced today that its
CFS1000/1200 capsule filling and sealing machines have now been licensed by
eight of the top 10 global pharmaceutical companies. An integral part of...
New Data Suggests Progression of Disability at Two Years Predicts Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Disability Progression at Eight Years
Treatment with AVONEX(R) (Interferon Beta-1a) for Two Years Reduces
Probability of Reaching More Severe Disability Milestones at Eight
PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A post-hoc analysis
from a Phase III clinical trial of AVONEX(R) (interferon beta-1a) and
Prostate cancer increases hip fracture risk by eight times in 50 to 65 year-olds
Men who have prostate cancer are on average four times more likely to suffer a hip fracture, with rates rising to eight
times in men aged 50 to 65, according to a study of more than 60,000 men published in the October issue of the urology journal BJU International.
Danish researchers looked at...
Women With Atypia Nearly Eight Times More Likely to Develop Breast Cancer
Washington, June 30 (ANI): A new study has found that women with at least three sites of cellular atypia in breast tissue are nearly eight
times more likely than average women to develop breast cancer.
Several earlier studies have shown that atypical hyperplasia (also called atypia) in br...
Sunstroke Has Claimed Eight Lives So Far in Orissa in Two Months
At least eight
people have died due to sunstroke in the past two months across Orissa, officials said Monday .
While three deaths have been reported from the southern district of Ganjam, one death each has been reported from the districts of Balasore, Kandhamal, Kendrapada, Nuapada and Sund...
Vasan Group to Open Eight Specialty Eye Hospitals
Chennai: Vasan Eye Care Hospitals, one of the largest eye care hospital networks in southern India,// has set up its first branch here, with seven more in the offing.
The Chennai facility has been set up in collaboration with K. Premraj, a prominent ophthalmic surgeon and managing director of...
Bihar to get eight new private medical colleges Eight
new private medical colleges are set to open in Bihar as two US and six Indian firms have submitted proposals to invest in the health sector.//
"The Bihar State Investment Promotion Board (SIPB) has approved the proposals for eight
new medical colleges in the private sector," said a sta...
Chikungunya Affects Eight States
Chikungunya, a rare form of viral fever, has taken the form of an epidemic in the country as thousands of people are reportedly infected with its virus in eight
states, an official said today. //
'The spread is of unprecedented magnitude. There is no case of Chikungunya reported from the nort...
Excessive Text Messaging Causes Repetitive Strain Injury In A Eight Year Old Girl
When her grandmother gave Isabelle Taylor, of St Annes, Lancs, a mobile phone two years ago she did not think that her grand child would end up constantly // sending text messages to her friends and relatives, and developing a condition known as ‘repetitive strain injury’ and becoming the youngest...
WHO Officials Investigating Eight Suspected Bird Flu Cases
World Health Organization officials said yesterday that they were investigating eight
suspected bird flu cases in humans in Sumatra//. Indonesian health officials said that four of these cases had been fatal.
A team from the WHO had "checked the village and at this stage we can say they are ...
A New Technique For Prediction Of Adult Height
A number of methods exist to predict how tall a child can be after maturity. However, these are invasive, expensive, or relatively imprecise. Previous methods have used //secondary sexual characteristics as a marker of maturity, but they lack precision, as well as being invasive. The current ‘gold ...
Vitamins Found To Influence Birth Weight
Seven per cent of all babies born are low birth weight (less than 2.4kg or 5.5lbs) and they have a 50 per cent chance of having a severely disabling condition// as a result of being too light. Healthy birth weights are also generally a marker for good health in infancy and later life.
Low Glycemic Diet Effective In Reducing Weight
A recent study provides evidence that a low-glycemic index diet can lead to weight loss, reduced body fat, and reduction in risk factors of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. In low-GI foods, carbohydrates are low in sugar or release sugar slowly.// High-GI foods, which include white bread, refin...
Parents Should Look For Signs Of Children Becoming Overweight
In a most recent survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 30 percent of children have a body mass index above the 85th percentile,// and 15 percent of children have a BMI above the 95th percentile, which has doubled over the last 20 years and the National Institutes of Health r...