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Nephrologists Indicate High Interest in AMAG Pharmaceuticals' Newly Approved Feraheme According to Latest BioTrends Report

EXTON, Pa., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. released TreatmentTrends(R): US Nephrology , a syndicated report analyzing treatment practices, attitudes and perceptions based on online survey results from over 200 US Nephrologists. The survey was fielded in late May and f...

AquaHydrate, First High Performance Sports Water, Targets So Cal Sports Market With Summer Event Support

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- AquaHydrate, the first high-performance sports water , is targeting the Southern California sports market through its support of a variety of major sporting events throughout the late summer and fall. AquaHydrate is desi...

Scott & White Leadership Invited to National Forum on High Quality, Low-Cost Health Care

TEMPLE, Texas, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott & White Healthcare President and CEO, Alfred B. Knight, MD, recently presented at a national conference in Washington, DC titled "How Do They Do That?; Low-Cost, High-Quality Health Care in America." Scott & White Healthcare was th...

One in 10 High School Seniors Have Used Narcotic Painkillers

Most wanted to get high, have a good time with friends, researchers say,, MONDAY, Aug. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Pain relief isn't the main reason why one in 10 high school seniors have tried opioid drugs, a new U.S. study finds. The most common reasons included relaxation, feeling good...

Ongoing Study Shows That Endovascular Therapy is Associated With High Cure Rate for Childhood Eye Cancer

Same Day Procedure May Transform Treatment Approach to Retinoblastoma BOCA RATON, Fla., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Expanded results of a study conducted on children with eye cancer (retinoblastoma) shows that chemotherapy delivered through endovascular (through the ...

Bad Air Day Alert: Outdoor Air Pollutants at High Level

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Higher summertime levels of outdoor ground-level ozone, microscopic particle pollution like smoke and smog, as well as other air pollutants may cause anyone who is sensitive to these airborne contaminants to experience shortness of breath, wheezin...

Ten Secrets for Getting High Quality Plastic Surgery at More Affordable Prices

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- With modern advances in medical science technology, and with a vastly changed economy, plastic surgery is now commonly affordable for the middle class. As in any other business, a savvy customer can easily find bargain prices w...

Study Estimates Medical Cost of Obesity May Be As High as $147 Billion Annually

N ew C o mm unity R eco mme nda t ions S ho w W ays to Re d uce Bu r den WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The health cost of obesity in the United States is as high as $147 billion annually, based on a new study from Research Triangle...

Risky driving puts P-platers at high danger of crash

Australia's largest study of young drivers has shown that risky driving habits are putting young drivers at a significantly increased risk of crashing, irrespective of their perceptions about road safety. The study surveyed 20,000 young drivers and examined their crashes reported to police. Young ...

l.a. Hospitals Struggle for Emergency Room Care, Pay Physicians High Fees for On-Call Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed care market intelligence, reports that hospitals in the Los Angeles market are struggling to recruit physicians, particularly subspecialists, to be on-call to provide emergency care. Accordi...

Parents of Children With Autism Report High Stress Levels

Behavior problems, not additional caretaking, seem to cause the distress FRIDAY, July 17 (HealthDay News) -- Anyone who has tried to quell a 3-year-old's temper tantrum knows that dealing with small children can be stressful, but add an autism spectrum disorder to the mix and the like...

QHR Client Hospitals Lauded for Consistently High Quality Standards, Exceeding Patient Expectations

QHR client hospitals Littleton Regional Hospital (Littleton, N.H.), North Valley Hospital (Whitefish, Mont.), Northwestern Medical Center (St. Albans, Vt.) and Trigg County Hospital (Cadiz, Kent.) were recently named "Overall Best Performers" by Avatar International, an industry leader ...

Researchers find that eating high levels of fructose impairs memory in rats

ATLANTA Researchers at Georgia State University have found that diets high in fructose a type of sugar found in most processed foods and beverages impaired the spatial memory of adult rats. Amy Ross, a graduate student in the lab of Marise Parent, associate professor at Georgia State's Neuro...

Lumenis' High Speed LightSheer(R) Duet(TM) Featured in New York Times Fashion & Style for Eliminating 'Pain and Nuisance' of Hair Removal for Men

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumenis' High Speed LightSheer(R) Duet(TM) for permanent hair reduction was featured recently in the New York Times Fashion & Style section with Dr. Arielle Kauvar, Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology New York University Medic...

Camp High Harbour Response to Flu Outbreak Includes SpectraSan 24 Disinfectant

EPA-Registered, SpectraSan 24 Kills Influenza A Viruses, MRSA, Staph and Host of Other Micro-Organisms on Hard Surfaces for Infection Control, Recommended for use in Childcare Environments. North Canton, OH (PRWEB) July 16, 2009 -- In mid-June, almost one third of the w...

Income at Risk: Unemployment Reaches Nine-Month High for Those with Disabilities, Reports Allsup

As recession and job losses continue and Social Security disability application backlogs rise, the impact on people with disabilities grows and adds to financial perils Belleville, Ill. (Vocus) July 14, 2009 -- Unemployment for people with disabilities reached its highe...

European Consumers Share a High Interest in Healthcare, but Hold Varied Views on Many Health Issues New TNS Healthcare Study Reveals Both Differences and Similarities in Health Views across Europe

NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 90% of consumers across the five major European markets--the UK, France, Italy, Germany and Spain-share an interest in health, according to a new study by TNS Healthcare, a Kantar Health Company. European woman are significantly more concerned with health...

New Survey Reveals High Expectations for Popular Aesthetic Injections

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans aren't willing to give up aesthetic injections and interest is growing, whether as a means to stay competitive in today's job market or simply to maintain a youthful image, the demand and want is strong. At the time of a recent Kelton Research* ...

Progresso(R) to Launch New High Fiber Soup Line in Fall 2009

Product innovation designed to meet growing consumer demand for fiber-rich foods MINNEAPOLIS, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A new line of High Fiber soups from Progresso(R), available in grocery stores this fall, is set to raise the bar for taste, nutritional value and variety among ready-to-serve ...

Lumenis' High Speed LightSheer(R) Duet(TM) Featured on ABC's Good Morning America Health as the New Gold Standard for Laser Hair Removal

Recommended for Fast & Comfortable Treatment with Low Risk & High Value SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumenis' High Speed LightSheer(R) Duet(TM) for permanent hair reduction was featured yesterday on ABC's Good Morning America Health with Dr. Doris Day, a leading U.S. D...

18th Annual Fat Tire Classic Benefiting the National Sports Center for the Disabled & the American Red Cross Mile High July 17th - 19th, 2009

DENVER, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Sports Center for the Disabled and American Red Cross Mile High Chapter will be hosting the 18th annual Fat Tire Classic from Friday, July 17th to Sunday, July 19th at the Winter Park Resort in Winter Park, CO. Experience world class mountain biking and...

Interest in the Bariatric Advantage Chewy Bites and Other New Products is at an All-Time High at the ASMBS Conference

Bariatric Advantage, a Division of Catalina Lifesciences, could barely keep up with demand to sample and learn about their new products at the ASMBS conference. The Company located in Booth #1011 had 20-30 healthcare professionals throughout the entire day. Dallas, TX ...

Toyota Awards $1 Million in Scholarships to 100 High School Seniors - Roslyn High's Urbach Named One of Only 12 'National' Winners; Receives $20,000

ROSLYN HEIGHTS, N.Y., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Jourdan Urbach, a senior at Roslyn High School, is at the head of an exclusive class. Urbach was one of only 12 seniors nationwide to be named a "national" Toyota Community Scholar. That's quite an accomplishment when you consider that more than 8,00...

Fish protein link to controlling high blood pressure -- new study

Medical scientists at the University of Leicester are investigating how a species of fish from the Pacific Ocean could help provide answers to tackling chronic conditions such as hereditary high blood pressure and kidney disease. They are examining whether the Goby fish can help researchers loc...

Toilet Training Goes High Tech

Wetting alarm speeds up the potty process, researchers say FRIDAY, June 19 (HealthDay News) -- For countless generations, parents have been trying to get toddlers to pee in the toilet. Now, Belgian researchers think they have come up with a 21st century solution -- electronics. Rese...

New Study Finds 1 in 4 Multiple Sclerosis Patients With High Out-of-Pocket Costs Not Filling Prescriptions

Avoiding medications may adversely affect patient care and increase health care costs ST. PAUL, Minn., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- One in four multiple sclerosis (MS) patients are declining to fill their prescriptions likely due to high out-of-pocket costs, according to new research conducted by ...

Bariatric Advantage High Protein Meal Replacement Clinical Study Presented at European Congress on Obesity

Bariatric Advantage presented the results of the clinical study that was performed using the Bariatric Advantage High Protein Meal Replacement in patients preparing for weight loss surgery at the 2009 European Congress on Obesity (ECO). Amsterdam, Holland (Vocus) June 1...

Pregnant women at high risk of complications from H1N1 influenza

With the H1N1 flu outbreak now elevated to pandemic level, a new article http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/rapidpdf/cmaj.090866 in CMAJ ( Canadian Medical Association Journal ) reports that oseltamivir (Tamiflu) and zanamivir (Relenza) are relatively safe drugs for use in pregnant and breast-feeding women....

Oclaro Launches Eye-Safe High Power Laser Diodes at LASER 2009

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oclaro, Inc. (Nasdaq: OCLR ), a provider of optical components for industrial applications, has entered the eye-safe wavelength market with laser diode single emitter and bar products emitting at around 1.5 micrometer (um). The new long-wavelen...

New Survey Finds Majority of Adults Don't Understand a Key Source of High Blood Pressure

Dr. Michael Roizen - Co-Founder of RealAge and Co-Author of the YOU Book Series - Urges America to Get the Real Inside Info on High Blood Pressure and Aim Lower SAN DIEGO, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey released today shows that 3 out of 4 (75%) adults with high blood pressure are not a...

Online Banners Yield High Click-Through Rate For NAS Texas Healthcare Client

NAS Recruitment Communications today released the online banner campaign results for Austin client St. David's HealthCare. Launched in fall 2008, the strategically placed statesmanjobs.com online banner has consistently driven over 3,000 clicks each month to the St. David's HealthCare career por...

Sunsweet Introduces New Antioxidant Blend, a Delicious Blend of High Antioxidant Fruits

YUBA CITY, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Taste and nutrition have long been topics of discussion when making choices for your diet. With so much uncertainty about what products are healthy in the marketplace, Sunsweet Growers is proud to lead the way by delivering delicious, convenient and nutrit...

Many breast cancer patients take high doses of antioxidants despite possible consequences

A new study finds that many women with breast cancer take antioxidant supplements while undergoing cancer treatment, even though the consequences of doing so are unknown. Published in the July 15, 2009 issue of CANCER , a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study indicates t...

New Program May Help Teens at High Risk for Depression

Behavioral approach was less effective if parent was depressed during child's treatment TUESDAY, June 2 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who face a high risk of depression because their parents struggle with the disease can be helped with a behavioral therapy program geared to help such child...

The First High Performance Sports Water - AquaHydrate - to Offer Ionic Minerals Through Exclusive Agreement With Natural Foods Pioneer, Trace Minerals Research

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- AquaGenus today announced an exclusive agreement with Trace Minerals Research (TMR) -- a leader for over 35 years in the natural foods movement -- to include their all-natural, ionic minerals for the first time in a bottled water. The minerals are ...

Consumer Reports: Hearing Aid Shoppers Pay High Prices, Get Mediocre Fittings

Comprehensive guide to purchasing and owning a hearing aid YONKERS, N.Y., June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new Consumer Reports investigation into hearing aids has found that consumers pay high prices and get mediocre fittings. The new report -- the first such report on hearing aids...

Mylan's Chief Operating Officer Heather Bresch to Testify Before Congress Concerning Patent Settlements Between Brand and Generic Pharmaceutical Companies and Tactics That Delay Market Entry of High Quality, Affordable Generic Drugs

PITTSBURGH, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WHAT: Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL ) has accepted an invitation to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy at its upcoming hearing: "Pay to Delay: Are Patent Settlements That Delay Ge...

New Study Documents High Prevalence of Serious Mental Illnesses Among Nation's Jail Populations

WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study released today of more than 20,000 men and women entering jail offers the most accurate accounting in more than two decades of the number of adults with serious mental illnesses in these facilities. Using screening instruments to ident...

Prospective Evaluation Finds High Levels of Satisfaction with ConvaTec Moldable Skin Barrier

Results Published in May Issue of Ostomy Wound Management(1) SKILLMAN, N.J., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterostomal therapy nurses and people living with an ostomy reported very high levels of satisfaction with a new moldable skin barrier pioneered by ConvaTec Ostomy Care, according to results ...

Poor attention in kindergarten predicts lower high school test scores, UC Davis researchers find

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) As thousands of students nationwide prepare to leave high school, a UC Davis study appearing online today in the June issue of the medical journal Pediatrics shows a clear link between attention problems early in school as early as kindergarten and lower high school test...
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