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Teens to Be Lined Up for Vaccination Shots

A professor of pediatrics has voiced his opinion on the need of teenage vaccinations. Though at present young children are at the centre of such programs//, it is becoming increasingly important for adolescents to be given such shots, the professor notes. Agreeing that the topic was controvers...

S.C. BlueCross Makes Coverage Available for Thousands of South Carolina Graduates Lacking Health Insurance

...de coverage only until the dependent graduates," said BlueCross assistant vice president Irving Albrecht. "Even if they are lucky and have a job lined up, they typically will go several months before they are eligible for benefits with their new employer. We offer a variety of plans that will fit int...

Eye Disease, Cognitive Decline Linked in Study

...0 percent white and all enrolled in a larger cardiovascular health study), from which a diagnosis of early-stage AMD was made. Those diagnoses were lined up against results of cognitive function and neuropsychological tests designed to assess each subject's abilities in terms of concentration, language,...

'Sharing Miracles' Television Program to Feature Boston Red Sox Star Pitcher Jon Lester

...tion he had developed as an athlete, Lester charged head-first into treatment with positive expectations: "Looking at the treatment process, the dates lined up perfectly with spring training. When I found out that once I had my last treatment, I'd have a couple of weeks to recover and enjoy being cured and...

Healthcare Advocates can be Lifesavers

...Miller was told she had endometrial cancer that was spreading rapidly. Long lined up a second opinion and Miller, 82, was actually affected by endometriosis,...ven after his doctor said it wasn't cancer. "We called Guardian Nurses who lined up a doctor the next day for a second opinion and my husband was diagnosed ...

Applied Weather Technology Guides Mercy Ships With Latest BVS Marine Voyage Optimization Software

...board the Africa Mercy , which arrived in February for a 10-month assignment in the West African country of Benin where four thousand people recently lined up at the ship with hopes of receiving medical help, Captain Tretheway uses BVS to check the weather conditions and alert the medical staff to potenti...

Applied Weather Technology Guides Mercy Ships with Latest BVS Marine Voyage Optimization Software

...n board the Africa Mercy, which arrived in February for a 10-month assignment in the West African country of Benin where four thousand people recently lined up at the ship with hopes of receiving medical help, Captain Tretheway uses BVS to check the weather conditions and alert the medical staff to potenti...

Ohio Patient Thanks India and WorldMed Assist For Heart Surgery Overseas; His Indian Surgeon Thanks U.S. for Superb Training

...ut how soon we could schedule the surgery. WorldMed Assist then took care of all the details of scheduling my surgery and my flights, getting my visa lined up, booking my hotel…the works. All I had to do was get on the plane," he said. As soon as Konczak arrived at Apollo Hospital , Dr. ...

Weizmann Institute scientists create working artificial nerve networks

... of structure is known as an AND gate. The next structure the team created was slightly more complex: Triangles fashioned from the neuron stripes were lined up in a row, point to rib, in a way that forced the axons to develop and send signals in one direction only. Several of these segmented shapes were th...

HBA People Walk the Talk for Better Health in the HBA Great Australian Run

...e the benefits of exercise and to raise funds for charity in the inaugural HBA Great Australian Run. The combined HBA Health Insurance team lined up with thousands of other Victorian and interstate runners to take on some of the world's leading distance runners, including World, Olympic and Aust...

Medical Mystery, 8-Year-Old Hussein Balhas From Lebanon Survives Rare Disease Against All Odds, and Looks for Hope and Solutions From American Doctors

...abbar. His visa afforded him six months to find answers. Kanan and ACF, with assistance from Caroline Shrednick of Tranquility Respite Care LLC., have lined up a team of the best physicians to examine the boy, including leading reconstructive surgeons Dr. Guy Massry and Dr. Babak Azzizadeh , clinical prof...

International Medical Corps Continues Delivering Emergency Relief in Democratic Republic of Congo as Potential for Renewed Fighting Threatens to Deepen Crisis

...ing danger of disease outbreaks. So far, 100 cases of cholera have been reported, along with several deaths. On Monday, thousands of hungry children lined up in Kibati Camp, near Goma, where International Medical Corps and UNICEF were able to provide their first therapeutic food distribution since the la...

Economic Update: You Should Invest (in Your Appearance)

...and astringents to remove the makeup prior to re-application, and an abundance of 'snake-oil' cellulite 'cures.' Decade after decade, women faithfully lined up at the corner drug store to slather on the latest miracle creams and dreams of beauty, only to find each promise of renewed youth to be as empty as...

Researcher to provide new insight for treating vascular disease

...they regulate their diameter according to the metabolic needs of the tissues they supply. As illustrated in the accompanying figure, these vessels are lined by a continuous layer of endothelial cells which, in turn, are surrounded by smooth muscle cells that can relax (causing "vasodilation") or contract ...

Nation's top experts in psychoneuroimmunology to gather Sept 18-21 in Tampa, Fla.

...se and effect line between emotions, or personality, and disease. "Getting any illness is like playing the lottery. You've got to have all the numbers lined up to get the disease," he said. "One of those numbers is your genetic blueprint, but genes only determine probability, not causality. There has to be...

Seniors Gain Experiences of a Lifetime

...y Collects Wishes; Commits to Fulfilling NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Everyone has them -- whether they are written on fading, lined notebook paper and tucked in a drawer or locked in their heads -- the "What I Want to Do Some Day" list. Many desire travel; others long for family re...

Hurricane preparedness survey: Worries about drinking water and medical care

...lds in which someone has a chronic illness or disability that would require them to get help in order to evacuate. Of this group, 43% do not have help lined up. Seventeen percent are not prepared at all for a major hurricane in the next six months compared to 9% of others. They are also less likely to have...

Stomach bug appears to protect kids from asthma, says NYU study

...e fact that a stomach harboring H. pylori has a different immunological status from one lacking the bug. When H. pylori is present, the stomach is lined with immune cells called regulatory T cells that control the body's response to invaders. Without these cells, a child can be more sensitive to allerg...

Study in Circulation provides detail on how low blood flow promotes vascular disease

... The study results reflect blood vessel anatomy. Blood flows through the innermost part of a vessel called the lumen. The inside of that inner tube is lined with a layer of endothelial cells, which is surrounded by the fibrous cells of the intima, which is surrounded by a layer of smooth muscle cells in th...

DigitalRodeo.com Lines Up Entertainment for Rhinestone Cure

...d in the San Diego Union-Tribune, 944 & Riviera Magazine, San Diego Magazine and Living In Style magazine ... just to name a few! "The entertainment lined up for the evening includes Jazz sung by Suzie Evjen of New York, country music greats such as James Intveld, and local celebrity DJs. This is an even...

CoffeeCakes.com Has Recycling 'In the Bag'

...eing attractive, it's roomy and functional. I like that I can carry it on my shoulder when my hands are occupied." The sturdy CoffeeCakes.com bag is lined for water resistance and features cane handles and a canvas shoulder-length strap. The bag's dimensions are (16" x 7" x 18"). About CoffeeCakes.com ...

Crowd Rallies to Protest Hospital Cuts

...hway signs to signal a hospital ahead. Many wore surgical masks declaring "These cuts make me sick." About a dozen hospital-based paramedic units also lined the street and blared their sirens in unison to officially start the rally. Several lawmakers addressed the crowd. They included Senate President ...

Bioartificial Kidney Cuts Death Risk, Improves Outcomes

...e includes a cartridge that filters the blood as in traditional kidney dialysis. The cartridge is connected to the RAD, which is made of hollow fibers lined with a type of kidney cell called renal proximal tubule cells, which reclaim vital electrolytes, salt, glucose and water, and control production of im...

HEALTHCARE TECH AND THE WORLD: HOW INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CAN IMPACT THE PURSUIT OF 'PERFECT CARE'

...f the podcast: Regarding St. Joseph's 'Perfect Care' initiative: "What we were able to do is realize that the values of the St. Joseph Health system lined up perfectly with the aims identified by the Institute of Medicine...we would strive over the next five to 10 years to attempt to achieve care that is...

'Renal Assist Device' reduces risk of death from acute kidney failure

...KI were randomly assigned to treatment with the RAD, in addition to standard renal replacement therapy. The RAD is a conventional blood filter device lined with human renal tubule cells, grown from donor kidneys. "The cells are made available to carry out subtle metabolic and endocrine functions that the...

The missing link between belly fat and heart disease?

...here might be any link between the inflammation and atherosclerosis the formal name for the process by which blood vessels become stiff, narrowed and lined with plaque formations that can trigger the development of blood clots. This process, which occurs throughout the body, sets the stage for most he...

FDA Advisers Reject Over-the-Counter Statin

...ers, potential side effects, and the need to monitor people taking statins. Groups such as the American Medical Association and Public Citizen had lined up against Merck's latest request. "The third time is not the charm," Dr. Steven E. Nissen, chairman of the department of cardiovascular medicine ...

FDA Panel Considering Over-the-Counter Statin

...uch as the American Medical Association, Public Citizen and Consumers Union lined up against it, experts think Merck's proposal is likely to be rejected once...ny individuals and to the public," Maves wrote. Consumers Union has also lined up against the Merck proposal. "Consumers Union is urging the FDA to rej...

FDA Panel to Consider Over-the-Counter Statin

...uch as the American Medical Association, Public Citizen and Consumers Union lined up against it, experts think Merck's proposal is likely to be rejected once...ny individuals and to the public," Maves wrote. Consumers Union has also lined up against the Merck proposal. "Consumers Union is urging the FDA to rej...

Good Physical Function Halves Stroke Risk

... Myint stressed, however, that to date his team has simply conducted a hands-off review of patient self-reports regarding their physical capacity and lined those reports up against stroke incidence records. At no time were patients assessed for their ability to follow a prescribed physical activity routin...

A pain-free window into painful neuropathies

...ves in the skin are basically invisible to standard techniques for checking the function of a persons nerves, such as conduction tests. So Herrmann lined up 15 little pinkies well, 15 research subjects willing to put their little pinkies under the microscope. The group included 10 healthy people, and f...

Photo: New York Goes Orange for Pumpkin Festival and Lupus Awareness Month

...mpkin Festival in Central Park, presented by Camp Sunshine and the City of New York Department of Parks & Recreation. More than 30,000 carved pumpkins lined the park's paths, while the Foundation distributed nearly 10,000 orange lupus awareness wristbands saluting Lupus Awareness Month. (Photo: http://w...

Vincent Corso and Daniel Trush Win 2007 Avis 'We Try Harder' Awards

...hon earlier this year, Corso is set for the biggest challenge of his life. Only two years after weighing more than 300 pounds, this accountant will be lined up with 38,000 runners at the start of the ING New York City Marathon 2007. Daniel Trush, New York, N.Y. As a 12-year-old, Daniel Trush's life was f...

Experts Sound Off on Workout Grunting

...tussle with management -- cost him his membership, The New York Times reported. The story spawned headlines and much debate, with the grunt-prone lined up on one side and annoyed non-grunters on the other. The former say grunting boosts their workouts, while the latter claim it's just so much hot air...

Details of Oregon Wine Region's First Luxury Inn, Spa Revealed at Groundbreaking Ceremony

... to make her dreams come true," he continued. Guests also will enjoy territorial views of the nearby mountains and meadows, along with an entry drive lined by vineyards -- a welcome to one of the world's great wine regions. For more information on Springbrook, visit http://www.springbrookproperties.com ...

Congress Starts Hearings on FDA's Control of Tobacco

...at a cigarette is safe," he said. Despite those views, 200 sponsors have lined up to support legislation pending in the House, including Rep. John Dingel...pporting this bill will live to regret it." Other tobacco companies have lined up against the bill. John W. Singleton Jr., director of communications a...

New Website Launches Healthy Vending in Schools Nationwide to Help Combat Childhood Obesity

...gh initiative with several leading food manufacturers in an attempt to make school snacks healthier. As a result, junk food vending machines that once lined school hallways were removed and unfortunately, the much needed revenue they provided schools went with it. Thankfully, an innovative new program is c...

Nautica Malibu Triathlon Presented by Toyota Raises $718,000 for Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Pediatric Cancer Research

... to this truly inspirational event every summer as it brings together people from all walks of life and from around the world. Thousands of spectators lined the route to cheer on their favorite athletes as they began the race at 7:15AM. Racers navigated a course that began with a 1/2-mile swim in the Pacif...

Trial to Test Gene Therapy for Angina in Women

...ere was a striking difference in women on exercise treadmill duration," Moreadith said. "Then we saw that every one of the clinical endpoints in women lined up. That was a surprise finding to us." The treatment uses two technologies developed at different academic institutions -- the FGF-4 gene, discove...

Vegas Couples Hope Sevens Will Be Lucky Wedding Day

...luck stays with us throughout our marriage." Luck and love were part of the chaotic atmosphere on Friday in the city, when hundreds of couples lined up outside the Marriage Bureau in downtown Las Vegas, applying for marriage licenses on the last possible day to receive one in time for a July 7 wedd...
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