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11th Annual Light the Night Date Announced

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, November 20th, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's, 11th Annual Light the Night Walk, will take place at Qualcomm Stadium in Mission Valley to raise money for those battling blood cancers. Carrying illuminated balloons - white for survivors,...

Class Action Notice for Minnesota Light Cigarette Litigation From Lommen, Abdo, Cole, King & Stageberg, P.A.

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Court ordered Class Notice in Curtis, et al., v Altria Group, Inc. and Philip Morris USA, Inc. , et al. , court File No. 27-CV-01-18042 (action filed 11/28/01). If you purchased Marlboro Lights cigarettes in Minnesota at any time befo...

All Nursing Schools Sheds Light on Online Nursing Degree Opportunities in a Rough Economy

Online nursing degrees provide students with an excellent option for a less expensive education in the thriving nursing industry. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) July 30, 2009 -- According to All Nursing Schools , the nursing shortage creates opportunity for the qualified ...

Dermatologists Shed Light on Common Pigmentation Problems and Solutions in Skin of Color

BOSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As we age, brown spots and splotchy skin are all too often a fact of life. But for people with darker skin, changes in pigmentation can occur without warning at any age and can be very difficult to treat. Fortunately, dermatologists can help people w...

Immune System Gene Discovery Sheds Light on Staph Infections

Findings could lead to better therapies for severe forms of the disease TUESDAY, July 21 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have figured what genes turn on and off in a person's immune system when he or she has a severe staph infectio...

PFCD Urges Congress to Address Real Cost-Driver in Health Reform in Light of New CBO Statement

CBO Announcement Says Current Legislation Does Not Include Cost-control Efforts, Costs Will Increase WASHINGTON, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a recent announcement by CBO Director Douglass Elmendorf about current legislative drafts proposed by the S...

Studies shed light on preserving fertility among cancer patients

PITTSBURGH, July 20 Cancer treatment has come a long way, leading to a multitude of therapy options and improved survival rates. These successes, however, have created a challenge for young cancer patients since chemotherapy and radiation treatments that often save lives threaten fertility. Techn...

Ancient fossils shed light on anatomical changes accompanying evolution of first land vertebrates

Durham, NC -- Cartoon depictions of the first animals to emerge from the ocean and walk on land often show a simple fish with feet, venturing from water to land. But according to Jennifer Clack, a paleontologist at the University of Cambridge who has studied the fossils of these extinct creatures ...

Polycystic ovarian syndrome: New light on its causes and its effect on brothers

Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Researchers have found evidence that chronic disease in either a mother or father can create unfavourable conditions in the womb that are associated with the development of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) in daughters. In another study, researchers found that brother...

OptoElectronix Offers Lighting Manufacturers A Unique Integrated LED Light Engine With 1,000 Lumens Light Output

Thin, Low-Cost, 5x3-Inch Module Ideal for ADA-Compliant Wall Fixtures; One-Fourth the Power of Standard Incandescents SAN JOSE, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- OptoElectronix today announced a unique LED-based lighting module that enables luminaire manufacturers to accelerate adoption of SSL ...

Brain Imaging Study Sheds Light on Fibromyalgia

Link found between gray matter and dopamine levels in patients FRIDAY, June 19 (HealthDay News) -- Changes in the levels of the neurotransmitter dopamine may explain brain gray matter reductions experienced by patients with fibromyalgia, a new study suggests. Previous research found...

Structures from the human immune system's oldest branch shed light on a range of diseases

PHILADELPHIA How molecules of the oldest branch of the human immune system have interconnected has remained a mystery. Now, two new structures, both involving a central component of an enzyme important to the complement system of the immune response, reveal how this system fights invading microbe...

JustAnswer(R) and Glaucoma Research Foundation Help Individuals See the Light in Preventing Blindness

Country's Leading Eye Experts to Answer Questions and Concerns as Part of 'Ask An Eye Doctor' Vision Research Month Campaign during the Week of June 22 SAN FRANCISCO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- JustAnswer (R), the website where people go when they need answers from Doctors , Lawyers , ...

Morning Sickness Drug Gets Green Light in Study

Israeli researchers find short-term use during pregnancy should be safe,,,, WEDNESDAY, June 10 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that women who experience morning sickness early in pregnancy can safely take the medication metoclopramide to relieve their symptoms. The study, ...

Sabinsa Corporation Validates Safety of Garcinia Cambogia Extract in Light of Hydroxycut Warning

PISCATAWAY, N.J., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabinsa Corporation has issued a position paper on the safety of HCA as found in its branded ingredient products, specifically the Citrin(R) range of extracts and GarCitrin(R). This paper, which reviews and analyzes the published safety documentation of Gar...

Analysis Sheds Light on Protein's Role in Cancer

Scientists make strides in finding ways to slow tumor growth FRIDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- A protein called PHD2 that regulates blood vessel growth is often found at lower-than-normal levels in tumors, say researchers who analyzed levels of the protein in tumor samples and health...

Discovery Sheds Light on Huntington's Disease

Researchers identify protein that could lead to treatment or prevention THURSDAY, June 4 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have pinpointed a protein that plays a key role in cell death in Huntingdon's disease, a degenerative disorder that leads to uncontrolled movements and loss of intell...

Family Prayer Candle Light Vigil for Life-Saving Rescue of 6-year-old 'Little Ambassador'

DC Child and Family Services Agency Where are you? WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ariana-Leilani, "The Little Ambassador" is a beautiful kindergarten little girl who in her short life has met with Former President Bush, Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Archbishop Desmond Tutu,...

New Research Sheds Light on Breast Cancer Prognosis

Two studies examine protein linked to tumor growth for clues to better treatments FRIDAY, May 22 (HealthDay News) -- Two new studies have found that levels of the protein caveolin-1 found in stromal connective tissue near a breast cancer tumor can accurately predict a patient's prognos...

Arnold Imaging Video Generates Public Enthusiasm for Light Rail

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A three-minute video gave Midwesterners all the help they needed to visualize the future of their region when Kansas City Public Television aired "Imagine KC." The video depicts how light rail transit transforms land uses and lifestyles for the benefit of a...

Monitoring System Stops Hospital Infections with Traffic Light Camera to Capture Hand Hygiene Violators

ISLIP, N.Y., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 5th, the World Health Organization launched a worldwide initiative called SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands ( http://www.who.int/gpsc/5may/en/index.html ). More lives are lost to Hospital Acquired Infections than car accidents, breast cancer and HIV combi...

Hilary Duff to Light Empire State Building Commemorating 24th Annual AIDS Walk New York

Empire State Building's lights to glow red in honor of world's largest AIDS fundraising event Lighting Ceremony: Thursday, May 14 12 Noon - 12:15 P.M. Press Opportunities immediately following the Ceremony NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gay Men's Health Crisis (...

Through Light There Is Hope

The ALS Association Holds Candlelight Vigil in Nation's Capitol to Remember Those Taken by Lou Gehrig's Disease. Calabasas Hills, CA (Vocus) May 11, 2009 -- The ALS community gathered in Washington, D.C., for a candlelight vigil on Sunday, May 10 on the steps of the Car...

A new light on the mechanisms of early stage liver reperfusion injury

Reperfusion of a previously ischemic tissue is associated with additional injury leading to structural and functional alterations in many organs including the liver. The injury induced during reperfusion is evolved a biphasic pattern consisting of an early stage started upon reoxygenation and a de...

Affinion Group Survey Reveals That Underinsured Consumers Need Alternate Solutions in Light of Current Economic Climate

Nearly half say unreimbursed loss of as little as $500 would have "severe" impact on financial stability NORWALK, Conn., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- As unemployment rates continue to climb, one often overlooked aspect of people being laid-off is their access to affordable insurance. In a national ...

New light shed on the enigma of salt intake and hypertension

A high salt intake has been implicated in cardiovascular disease risk for 5000 years. But salt-sensitive hypertension still remains an enigma. Now, investigators from Germany at the University of Erlangen, the Max Delbrck Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) Berlin-Buch and Regensburg, collaboratin...

Where tumor cells boldly go: Weill Cornell cancer biologists shed light on the metastatic niche

NEW YORK (May 1, 2009) -- Traditionally, cancer biologists have embraced a simple and direct model of the disease process: The tumor -- the "seed" -- was seen as bearing total responsibility for the spread of cancer to distant tissues -- the "soil" in which the seed embedded itself, grew, and repr...

Photos: Traveler Interest Shifts From Mexico to the Caribbean in Light of Swine Flu

TripAdvisor.com Shows 50% Drop in Mexico Hotel Search but 30% Increase in Caribbean Hotel Search this Week Compared to Last Site Poll Says Nearly One in Four Consider Safeguarding with Mask NEWTON, Mass., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor(R), the world's most popular and largest t...

FDA Gives Clinical Trial Green Light on Drug to Treat Alzheimer's Disease

Previous Studies Show Bryostatin Protects Against Alzheimer's Protein, Rewires and Repairs Brain Damage MORGANTOWN, W.Va., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) the go-ahead to conduct Pha...

New technique that scrambles light may lead to sharper images, wider views

When photographers zoom in on an object to see it better, they lose the wide-angle perspective -- they are forced to trade off "big picture" context for detail. But now an imaging method developed by Princeton researchers could lead to lenses that show all parts of the scene at once in the same hi...

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

A First in LEDs for Illumination: New Off-the-Shelf OptoElectronix 180-Degree LED Floodlights Deliver up to 60-Watt Light Equivalent With 75-Percent Energy Savings and 50,000-Hour Life SAN JOSE, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- OptoElectronix today announced a breakthrough in the use of LEDs ...

Jobless Should Evaluate COBRA, Medicare in Light of 2009 Recovery Act

Allsup outlines COBRA and Medicare considerations; people with disabilities need to evaluate options for continuing healthcare coverage Belleville, Ill. (PRWEB) April 15, 2009 -- Healthcare provisions in the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) may be cruc...

U.S. Plastic Surgeons Get Green Light for New Era of Fat Transfer Procedures.

Dallas Plastic Surgeon Dr. Robert Schwartz recommends VASER Lipo System with Shippert Tissu-Trans System for the very best results with these ground breaking fat transfer procedures. DALLAS, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) Fat Graft T...

China Health Resource, Inc. Defers Implementation of Reverse Stock Split in Light of Continuing Market Volatility

SUINING CITY, Sichuan Province, P.R. China, April 9, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Health Resource, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CHRI), a Delaware corporation, announced today that its Board of Directors (the "Board") has decided to defer immediate implementation of a reverse stock split of the Com...

Whitepaper Shines Light on Administrative Waste: Offers Practical Steps for Cutting Healthcare Costs through Existing Infrastructure, Collaboration

CHICAGO, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. economy transmits over 18 billion electronic payments each year, yet approximately half of all healthcare financial transactions are still paper-based. Costs of paper, printing, postage and labor for manual processes in healthcare are estimated...

'S'-Shaped Light Display on Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Building Shows Support for MSU Spartans

Display Will Be Visible Tonight in Downtown Detroit DETROIT, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A giant "S" will light up both sides of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan headquarters building located in downtown Detroit beginning Thursday night to show the Blues' support for the Michigan State Un...

Study examines the use of light in medical therapy

Santiago de Compostela, Spain March 30, 2009 A study published in a special issue of Photochemistry and Photobiology examines the emerging practice of drug delivery systems which use the application of light to activate medications in the body. The process uses biocompatible materials that...

In Texas, Favorable Regulations for Physicians May Backfire in Light of Market Downturn

Lower-Than-Expected Patient Volumes Seen in Houston Physician-Owned Hospitals, According to New Reports from HealthLeaders-InterStudy NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed care market intelligence, reports that while Texas laws favo...

New Analysis: Light and Intermittent Smokers Overlooked in Traditional Tobacco Research

March Issue of Nicotine and Tobacco Research Analyzes Trends, Impact of Light Cigarette Use WASHINGTON, March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To date, the majority of research conducted about tobacco use has been related to the impact of moderate to heavy smoking. The March 2009 issue of Nico...

Brain Scans Shed Light on Dyslexia

Mismatch occurs between seeing letter and the sound it represents, study suggests THURSDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- New brain scans reveal more about how the minds of people with dyslexia work. The key problem seems to be a mismatch between seeing the letter and connecting it t...
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