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Congress Moves Forward With Tax-Funded Abortion Plans

WASHINGTON, July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Family Research Council today expressed disappointment with the House of Representatives for approving the financial services legislation to allow taxpayer money to pay for abortions. In addition, the House Ways and Means Committee r...

North Dakota Critical Access Hospital Quality Network Moves Forward with Statewide Information Management Project to Enhance Patient Safety in the State

North Dakota Critical Access Hospital Quality Network Statewide Information Management Project Chicago (PRWEB) June 11, 2009 -- The Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Quality Network of the North Dakota Center for Rural Health and Clarity Group, a leading provider of health...

Taking India Forward in Mobile Medical Technology

SAN DIEGO, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Darya Nasr, Priya Waney Assomull along with Mukesh Assomull, part of the D&P Medical Group, have secured the exclusive agreement to provide state of the art mobile medical facilities for India. Nasr and Assomull have been appointed Lead Country Adviso...

Spring Forward with a New You! The Neigel Center for Cosmetic and Laser Surgery Hosts Its May 3rd Pre-Mother's Day Open House!

WEST ORANGE, N.J., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Janet Neigel and the staff at the Neigel Center for Cosmetic and Laser Surgery will host their much-anticipated May 3rd, Pre-Mother's Day Open House. The Center, located at 101 Old Short Hills Road in West Orange, New Jersey, will open its doors on M...

Human Ancestors Put Best Foot Forward 1.5M Years Ago

Fossils thought to be oldest evidence to date of an essentially modern foot THURSDAY, Feb. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Anthropologists have uncovered a trail of ancient footprints in northern Kenya believed to represent the oldest evidence to date of an essentially modern, human-like foot. ...

Put Your Best Foot Forward Next Year

Resolutions to get fit can mean more podiatric pain, experts warn SUNDAY, Dec. 28 (HealthDay News) -- January is the cruelest month for your tootsies, foot experts say. Foot and ankle surgeons experience an annual increase in patients with foot pain caused by exercise during the f...

Scientists, Physicians, Health, and Environmental Justice Advocates to New Obama EPA Director: 'We Look Forward to Toxic Chemical Regulatory Reform'

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dozens of health advocacy groups concerned about growing rates of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, reproductive and developmental problems, thyroid disease and other illness linked to chemical exposure, said today that they loo...

CAMR Looks Forward to Stem Cell Policy Change Under Obama Administration

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement may be attributed to Amy Comstock Rick, president, Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research, Washington, D.C.: "On behalf of the 100 million Americans who suffer from cancer, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, juvenile dia...

Fighting Cancer: Historic Anti-Asbestos Legislation Moving Forward With Support of Meso Foundation

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six years ago, Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) first introduced her proposed legislation to ban asbestos and invest federal funding in the research critically needed to develop effective treatments for the vicious cancer, mesothelioma, and o...

Five Steps Forward for Food Allergy

An Initiative to Help the 12 Million Americans With Food Allergy FAIRFAX, Va., May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) will sponsor an educational briefing on Capitol Hill to introduce its "Five Steps Forward for Food Allergy." In honor of the 11th an...

American Legacy Foundation Steps Forward to Fight For, Safeguard Ohio's Tobacco Settlement Dollars

Diversion of Funds in Ohio Sets Dangerous Precedent WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a concerted effort to preserve Ohio's tobacco settlement dollars for their originally intended use, the American Legacy Foundation has asked the Franklin County Court of Common P...

Celebrities From All Walks of Life Put Their Best Foot Forward for the Fourth Annual Open Toe Shoe Party

'Criminal Minds' star Kirsten Vangsness, Nanny 911's Nanny Stella, 'Notes From the Underbelly' star Rachael Harris and 'Iron Chef' judge and Mom-a-licious creator Domenica Catelli add style to the industry's most fun fundraiser LOS ANGELES, March 26 /PRNewswire/ ...

Neurochem moves eprodisate (KIACTA(TM)) drug development program forward for Amyloid A amyloidosis

ECUBLENS, SWITZERLAND, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Neurochem (International) Limited (Neurochem), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Neurochem Inc. (NASDAQ: NRMX ; TSX: NRM), announces that the Company is taking new initiatives to pursue the drug development program for its investigational pr...

Ben Barber Career Tech Academy Leaps Forward With Help From Methodist Mansfield

MANSFIELD, Texas, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Mansfield ISD's Ben Barber Career and Technology Academy will take a leap forward with the opening of a new Student Minor Procedures Laboratory, funded with a $25,000 grant from Methodist Mansfield Medical Center. The new lab will ensure health occupat...

Natural Nutrition Announces Effectiveness of Forward Split of Common Stock Following 2007 Record Revenue Year

HOUSTON and OTTAWA, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Following the company's announcement of record unaudited revenues of $17,461,000 for 2007 at its sports and nutritional product manufacturer subsidiary InterACTIVE Nutrition International, Inc., http://www.interactivenutrition.com, Natura...

Natural Nutrition Announces Forward Split of Common Stock

HOUSTON and OTTAWA, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sports and nutritional product manufacturer, Natural Nutrition Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: NNTN) http://www.naturalnutritioninc.com announced today a forward split of its common stock. Each shareholder will receive one additional share of ...

AARP Urges Senate to Move Forward on Health Care Reform

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP CEO Bill Novelli made the following statement about next Monday's vote on the health care reform bill, ABX 1 1 (Nunez & Perata) by the California State Senate Committee on Health: "On behalf of AARP and its 3.3 million California mem...

ESA and EC take major step forward in GMES

ESA and the European Commission have signed a 48 million grant that will allow the space agency to ensure the coordinated and timely supply of satellite-based Earth Observation data for the preoperational phase of GMES from 2008 to 2010. The signing of the grant marks the first real cooperation be...

Light and sound -- the way forward for better medical imaging

Detection and treatment of tumours, diseased blood vessels and other soft-tissue conditions could be significantly improved, thanks to an innovative imaging system being developed that uses both light and sound. The system uses extremely short pulses of low-energy laser light to stimulate the...

Bond Laboratories, Inc. Announces 2-for-1 Forward Split

SOLANA BEACH, Calif., Dec 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bond Laboratories, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BNDB), a publicly held company, today announced that the company intends to file with the NASD to implement a 2-for-1 forward split of its common shares. Bond Laboratories, Inc. shareholders as...

COLORBLENDS to Donate Portion of Sales of Spring Forward Daffodil Blend to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

SHORT HILLS, N.J., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- COLORBLENDS will donate a portion of the proceeds generated from the sale of its "Spring Forward" daffodil collection to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation (CDRF), the national, non-profit organization dedicated to finding treatments...

Artificial Ankle Takes Giant Step Forward

Newly approved device allows pain-free mobility, experts say THURSDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- The world has taken another step -- a flexible and strong step -- toward achieving the bionic (wo)man. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved what appears to be the f...

PARI Pharma Receives 2nd ODD From EMEA; Moves Inhaled Tobramycin - eFlow Technology Program Forward

MUNICH and MONTEREY, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- PARI Pharma GmbH received an Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) by the European Commission based on a positive recommendation by the EMEA for inhaled PARI Tobramycin 100 delivered via a customized Investigational eFlow Nebulizer System. This is the se...

National Long Term Care Leaders Praise Overall Baucus Health Reform Effort, Express Specific Concerns Moving Forward

WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a joint statement from Bruce Yarwood, President and CEO of the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), and Alan G. Rosenbloom, President of the Alliance for Quality Nursing Home C...

A lifetime of paying it forward

William Shapiro, MD, and Joan Rankin Shapiro, PhD, have collaborated for 20 years to help build a world-renowned brain tumor research center at Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center. After years of dedicated patient care and research, the Shapiros have establish...

1 step back ... 2 steps forward

Washington, DCWomen with hormone-receptor positive, metastatic breast cancer may take medications for years to help keep their cancer at bay, but when the tumor becomes resistant to anti-hormonal drugs, treatment with chemotherapy becomes the only option. But a study presented today at the 2008 AS...

AIDS Walk San Francisco Takes Big Green Step Forward

San Francisco's Largest AIDS Fundraising Event Goes GREEN with Online Communications, Recycling and Awareness SAN FRANCISCO, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Francisco AIDS Foundation and AIDS Walk San Francisco announced today key initiatives to 'Green' the HIV fundraising event...

Berkeley Premium Nutraceuticals Pushes Forward

Maker of Enzyte Restructures Organization CINCINNATI, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Berkeley Premium Nutraceuticals is working through their current difficulties and seeing positive results. Consumers are continuing to order their brands both directly and at retail. Despite the recen...

Congressional Budget Includes Earmark to Keep Washington's Sexual Assault DNA Program Moving Forward

Funding will allow the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs to quickly identify rapists through a 30-Day DNA testing program OLYMPIA, Wash., Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Omnibus Appropriations bill signed by the President on December 26, 2007 included a $961,000 earmark for the...

Federal Judge Says Sugar Association Suit Accusing Johnson & Johnson of False Advertising to Go Forward

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A federal court in Los Angeles has opened the door to shining a harsh spotlight on the pharmaceutical firm Johnson & Johnson, whose subsidiary McNeil Nutritionals has been accused of false advertising the controversial chemical sweetener Splenda. United Stat...

Elementary School Students to Launch 'Kids for Sight' Campaign, to Inspire Other Kids to Pay it Forward

Brother and Sister to Raise $260,000 for ORBIS Children's Eye Care Project in India NEW YORK, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Nyan and Lehka Pendyala, ages 8 and 6, will launch a kid-inspired and kid-driven campaign on World Sight Day, Oct. 11th, to increase awareness of u...

Double Amputee Finishes Last, but Still Looks Forward to Beijing Olympics

Double amputee Oscar Pistorius finished last on a rain-soaked track at the British Grand Prix race, held in Sheffield on Sunday night . He runs with carbon fibre blades attached to both legs below the knees. To add to his discomfiture, he was also disqualified for having run o...

Britain’s cancer initiatives leap forward with a miracle dru

A miracle drug is beginning to light up the lives of thousands of cancer patients, with hope for treating two severe cancers of the kidney and the gut.// Initial examinations of the drug have left a clue of its future use in breast, lung and pancreatic cancers. This drug called Sutent, nickn...

Plastic Surgeons Looking Forward To First Full Face Transplant

Trust plastic surgeons to be greedier! Not satisfied with the relative success of the partial face transplant on a French woman, plastic surgeons are hungry to perform the // first full face transplant. Reporting in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery? (PRS), the official medical ...

Key step forward on International Health Rules

The global health community has taken a key step towards ensuring rapid action against future outbreaks of infectious diseases and other threats to international public health. A resolution adopted today confirms and underlines the World Health Organization’s (WHO) authority to verify disease outbr...

FDA Nanotechnology Task Force takes positive step forward

Today’s report from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Nanotechnology Task Force is an important and positive step forward in the agency’s effort to tackle the new scientific and regulatory challenges posed by nanotechnology. The Task Force is clear and candid in acknowledging the pervasiv...

Medical Education in General Practice: A Way Forward

The Australian Medical Students Association (AMSA) today called for a nationally co-ordinated capital funding source for the provision of quality education for medical students in the general practice setting. Articles featured in this weeks Medical Journal of Australia have highlighted th...

China Medical Technologies Announces Change of Independent Auditors

...going forward. We also expect that PwC will provide fresh insights to the Company to enhance our internal controls over financial reporting. We look forward to working with the PwC team." The Company and KPMG have not had any disagreement on matters of accounting principles or practices, financial s...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Six Month 2009 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update

...er, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and GeoVax. GeoVax's AIDS vaccines have moved forward in human clinical trials conducted by the HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) based in Seattle, Washington. The HVTN, funded through a cooperative agree...

Many Opt for Surgery to Lower Breast, Ovarian Cancer Risk

... risk. It does not always happen immediately after counseling or a genetic test result and can take more than seven years for patients to decide to go forward with surgery," lead researcher Dr. D. Gareth Evans, a consultant in clinical genetics at the Genesis Prevention Center, University Hospital of South M...
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