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Nothing Can Equate Fresh Vegetables and Fruits

Wheatgrass shots have recently become popular among people. The main reason is the belief that a shot of wheatgrass juice equates one kilo fresh vegetables. // But according to a popular magazine, the choice, it was found that there is little evidence to support it. A shot of wheatgrass is$3. Choic...

Menopause Is More Than A Hot Flash

... NORTH WALES, Penn., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Many often equate menopause with hot flashes, night sweats and mood swings, but a recent survey shows that a spectrum of menopause symptoms and their severity can have ...

Assurant Employee Benefits Expands Dental Network

...chief executive officer. "By expanding our network, we are giving our customers even more options in finding quality in-network care, which many times equate to saving money. We have invested a lot of resources into our recruiting area and expect the network to continue to grow at a steady pace in 2009 and ...

Slightly Underactive Thyroid May Be a Plus

... Study finds mild cases can equate to a longer life span FRIDAY, June 12 (HealthDay News) -- Instead of being a medical problem in need of treatment, an underactive thyroid ...

New Product Detects Early Bed Bug Infestations

...d and are much more difficult and expensive to eliminate. For these reasons early detection is absolutely critical in the control of bed bugs and can equate to hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars in savings during the elimination process." NightWatch is designed to mimic a living, breathing human b...

1 in 3 U.S. Kids Lack Nearby Trauma Care

...le this study does not directly address outcome from injury as it relates to pediatric trauma care access, it stands to reason that limited access may equate to suboptimal trauma care and a lower likelihood of survival," the researchers wrote. "Several authors have demonstrated superior outcomes for chil...

Energy-Saving LED Replacement for Popular Appliance and Display-Case Light Fixture Design Now Available

...ance and replacement bulb cost, as well as energy cost savings over a five-year period of continuous operation. In a commercial application this would equate to an amortization period of 21 months. Each module uses about one-fourth the energy of incandescent lamps with comparable light output. All vari...

New Virtual Health Assistant Introduced

... for a formal educational and training program for those individuals entering the field of sleep diagnostic testing. All of these value-added services equate to uncompromised quality, high patient and provider satisfaction, and superior outcomes. SSA is a GE Healthcare Company (WI) jointly owned by Johns Ho...

ConsumerLab.com Warns of Problems with Mulitivitamins and Vitamin Water

...roducts similar to ones that passed but sold under different brand names. Brands included in the report are All One, Carlson, Centrum, CVS, Eniva, equate (Wal-Mart), Flintstones, Garden of Life, Glaceau Vitamin Water, GNC, Halo Purely for Pets, Jamieson, Juice Plus, Kirkland (Costco), Life Extension, Li...

Deadly in Pink: New Report Warns Big Tobacco Has Stepped Up Targeting of Women and Girls

...nerable to Big Tobacco's predatory marketing practices." "It is unconscionable for tobacco companies to market these lethal products to women and equate them with fashion, femininity and independence," said Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D., M.B.A., president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. "Vir...

Used Conference Room Furniture from The Furniture Source Helps Inspire Strategic Business Decisions

...kind of employee discussions and company decisions. "Ultimately, the better decisions a company makes within its meetings, the more this will equate into their success," continues Sheehan. "By providing the furniture and layout needed to inspire the most successful decisions, we best ensu...

Used Cubicles from The Furniture Source Help to Eliminate Cubicle Claustrophobia in Call Centers

...y possible," continues Sheehan. "With each used cubicle or space planning session provided, we strive to provide an office design that will equate into a successful call center, and thereby, a successful business." Free quotes on used cubicles and space planning sessions from The Fur...

Congressional Action Could Harm Physician Hospitals; Economic Impact Could Be Severe Warns PHA

..., an estimated $1,830,909,350 has been expended with $574,358,090 still outstanding, ready to be spent. The addition of these 85 hospitals would also equate to an estimated 23,000 more jobs. "HR 2 is punitive legislation and the physician hospital piece is an insignificant offset to the costs of SCHIP...

Blue and Broke for the Holidays

...ities don't cost much, if anything. Hand-make gifts or give the gift of your time (inexpensive yet priceless). "Objects or gifts don't necessarily equate to happiness," Gold said. "This is a good time to talk about what people mean to you and then make a gift, make a card. … Make coupons to a paren...

Home Oxygen Community Braces for Massive Cuts to Medicare's Home Oxygen Benefit Starting January '09

...ts are expected to impact services for patients who rely on home oxygen to treat their chronic or terminal pulmonary conditions. These cuts equate to approximately $850 million in funding in 2009 alone. An astounding $4 billion will be cut from the benefit over the next five years despite the ev...

Study shows that surgical weight loss does not eliminate obstructive sleep apnea

...uthors of this study note that patients and physicians need to recognize that the subjective resolution of snoring after surgical weight loss does not equate to improvements or cure of OSA. ...

Data mining detects signs of Lou Gehrig's disease in gene carriers long before symptoms appear

...the computer to "pan" for differences between groups and identified a unique motor pattern in mutant rats two months before disease onset (which would equate to roughly five to 10 years in humans). Of the multitude of behavior patterns analyzed, the predefined "heavily braking while slightly turning awa...

Study Finds More Than One in Two Women are Too Embarrassed to Discuss Vaginal Discomfort With Their Doctors

...s. What's a Woman to Do? Experiencing vaginal discomfort is normal for every woman. It is a lack of knowledge about this topic that leads women to equate bad hygiene (50 percent) or promiscuity (9 percent) with vaginal discomfort. It's important for women to realize there are many reasons for experienci...

Ultra-fast, ultra-intense laser has clean-cut advantage

... COLUMBIA, Mo. Many people equate lasers with a sci-fi battle in a galaxy far, far away or, closer to home, with grocery store scanners and compact disc players. However, an ultra-fast...

Hypnosis helped Stanford/Packard physicians pinpoint cause of children's seizures

... general, people are growing more comfortable with the idea of hypnosis in a medical setting, said Olson. "The first reaction of many people may be to equate hypnosis with some sort of black magic. But once we explain the reasons and benefits, they're very accepting." ...

Gliding to gold -- world-beating software could boost British swimming

... identify the champions of tomorrow, Professor Sanders adds. It will show which young swimmers naturally move easily through the water, which may well equate to outstanding ability or a particular aptitude for the sport. ...

Domestic Violence Harms Long-Term Health of Victims

...injured, and far more likely to be killed by male partners than are men reporting abuse from women, there is a push from some professional quarters to equate these experiences and remove considerations of gender," he noted. In many countries, data indicate that violence from husbands and other male par...

Home Oxygen Care Leaders Say President's Budget Will Lead to Significant Patient Service Disruptions, Call for Thoughtful Reforms as Opposed to Repeated Cuts

... to cuts to Medicare's home oxygen benefit found in the Bush Administration's proposed budget. According to the President's budget, the potential cuts equate to $3 billion over the next five years to home oxygen therapy, a critical care service that more than 1.4 million Americans depend on for independence...

GfK Asia Provides New View on the Optics Industry

...ly 75 million pairs of spectacles are sold through Chinese optical retail in 2007. Contact lenses take 14.4% of the total. These two products combined equate to a 1.94 billion US dollar industry." Five Major brands currently hold 90% of the contact lens optics market in China based on the three major citi...

Almost 1 in 5 Americans Going Without Health Care

...ouldn't afford one or more of these services: medical care, prescription medicines, mental health care, dental care, or eyeglasses. "People tend to equate access to care with insurance," said report author Amy Bernstein, chief of the analytic studies branch at the CDC's National Center for Health Statist...

Further Upgrade to 2007 Financial Guidance Based on Strong Revenue Growth; VYVANSE Demand on Track

... 2003 agreement, Genzyme Corporation ("Genzyme") will manage sales and distribution of ELAPRASE in Japan. Shire's gross profit on the arrangement will equate to an effective royalty of approximately 25%-30%, but revenues will be recorded in product sales. Milestones totaling $7 million are due to Shire fro...

Limiting refined carbohydrates may stall AMD progression

...inks or exchanging white bread for whole wheat, in at-risk elderly could reduce the number of advanced AMD cases by 8 percent in five years. This can equate to saving the sight of approximately 100,000 people. The authors note that their findings warrant randomized controlled clinical trials. ...

Biosensors to probe the metals menace

...longer period of time, leading to cancers, immune system breakdown, nerve or brain damage or other forms of poisoning. The research task now is to equate the symptoms observed in the microbes with levels of risk to humans and animals, and to package this as a cheap, simple test that can provide a quick ...

Air Pollution Stats Filtered in Ontario

...rs, was unveiled. The critic describes the situation much more badly than the official numbers shown. If the figure were true, it would equate to nearly five smog deaths a day; if stretch out over just the three hottest months of the year, when pollution levels are at their highest, the smog ...

Too Much of Salt in Bread..

...his survey, we could cut the average population daily intake by around 1g. "Research has shown that a population cut of 1g of salt per day would equate to 7,000 lives saved each year from strokes and heart attacks due to the drop in blood pressure that would occur." The highest level was found i...

Mouse Study Suggests Anxiety Disorders Take Root in Infancy

...n life. Rats that were not groomed sufficiently as pups by their mothers display elevated levels of anxiety as adults, he notes. "Assuming that we can equate developmental stages in mice and humans," Snyder reflects, "these findings might be relevant to brain development and the genesis of anxiety in people...

Low-Dose Steroids Reduce Joint Damage From Rheumatoid Arthritis

...progression in rheumatoid arthritis is convincing,” they say. The authors say, however, that minimization of joint damage seen on X-rays may not equate to noticeable improvements for patients: “It does not necessarily follow that patients will gain long-term functional benefit.” However, two related s...

Unsafe Sex, HIV Infected Transfusion Spreading AIDS in Madhya Pradesh

...ommercial sex workers, drug addicts, street children, truck drivers and transporters." Not many have knowledge about the disease that they still equate with leprosy or the "curse of Kamdev" (God of love). Source-IANS...

Distribution of Flu Vaccines Unpredictable

...nce for flu shot clinics. Jeanne Santoli wrote, "We ask your help in letting providers know that visibility of doses in the retail setting does not equate to preferential distribution to this setting." According to the CDC some providers may get vaccine before others, depending on the manufacturer or ...

Stress brings about early onset of puberty

...l with it", the researchers explained. They said, "In the short term, responding to earlier puberty means moving away from societal attitudes that equate protecting children with regarding them as firmly ensconced in childhood long after their physical journey into adulthood has begun. " "Such prete...

Gene Therapy Technique for Inherited Heart Problems in The Pipeline

...e we learn these places where they work, then we can strategically control them and use them for our advantage. It's an exciting time in this area. ‘I equate it to the space program,’ he added. ‘We don't know who Neil Armstrong is yet, who's going to be the one to make this work, but we know we're going to ...

Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms Without Consulting Doctors

...se the products because of concerns about hormone therapy while 45 percent said they wanted to use a natural remedy. But Ma said many women mistakenly equate the term "natural" with "safe," and falsely believe that herbal products won't interact with other medications. "That misperception really needs to be...

Crackdown on drugs makes African students insecure

...amia Hamdard, said all Nigerians were not drug peddlers and the arrest of a few people from their country should not hamper their day-to-day life. "To equate a few bad elements with all from the country is not fair." "People here think all Africans are Nigerians. Now I am afraid of talking to Nigerians...

Creating Awareness about Sports Medicine

...t field. // They are going to organize a three-day intensive course program in sports medicine for doctors from the northeastern states. This is to equate the shortage of sports medicine specialists in the Northeast. The course is being sponsored by the North Eastern Council. They have invited doctor...

A new study by John Hopkins University proposes formula for good health

...ers say. Overall, the protein-rich diet, derived from plant and animal sources, decreased cardiovascular disease risk by 21 percent. "Many people equate protein with meat, but it is not the only source of protein," says study co-author Phyllis McCarron, M.S., R.D., a dietitian at Hopkins. "Excellent pl...
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