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Harris Joins City of Chicago in Support of Maintaining Good Health Habits

CHICAGO, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Harris announced today that it is partnering with the City of Chicago in their response to prevent the spread of H1N1 and other viruses. In support of protecting the public, Harris will fund the hand sanitizing gel at more than 400 new sanitizing stations throughout...

New target for maintaining healthy blood pressure discovered

PHILADELPHIA - In trying to understand the role of prostaglandins a family of fatty compounds key to the cardiovascular system in blood pressure maintenance, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and colleagues discovered that mice that lack the receptor for one type o...

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Commends UK Government for Maintaining Its Commitment to the World's Poor

SEATTLE, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation welcomes today's news that the UK Government will deliver on its promises to the poorest people in the world, despite the current economic downturn, and achieve the EU target to increase development assistance to ...

Simple Steps to Maintaining Memory

Tipsheet offers strategies to help older adults stay sharp SUNDAY, April 19 (HealthDay News) -- Conquering the world (at least in a video game) is just one of many ways that older adults can fight age-related changes in memory. In this case, a study found that older adults improved...

AUDIO from Medialink and UnitedHealthcare: Maintaining Your Health Coverage

NEW YORK, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Maintaining healthcare coverage is a growing concern in our troubled economy. But there are options for workers who have lost their jobs during this economic downturn. Listen to this report from UnitedHealthcare at: http://inr.mediaseed.tv/oneClip_C/?feed=B...

Surveyed Gastroenterologists Indicate That Humira Has Advantages Over Remicade in Maintaining Clinical Remission of Crohn's Disease

Humira Will Retain its Status as Decision Resources' Clinical Gold Standard for Crohn's Disease Through 2017, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 26, /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceuti...

Tips for Maintaining Your Physique While Enjoying Your Favorite Treats

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Ready or not, the holiday season is here. The temptations begin with Halloween candy, continue through Thanksgiving with turkey and pies, merry-making eggnog and potato latkes, and then New Year's toasts. But, it doesn't end there. Next come Super Bowl buff...

Hydration Is Key to Maintaining Health During Hot Summer Months

Mintwater provides alternative to optimize health SAN FRANCISCO, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutrition and consumer health experts indicate that more dehydration occurs during the active summer season when seasonal temperature and physical activities increase. For most people, dehydrati...

Study Shows the 'Personal Touch' Is Key to Maintaining Weight Loss

TAMPA, Fla., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- What is the secret for dieters who are seeking to keeping off weight lost? A recent study shows that it's the "personal touch" -- being accountable to a third party -- that is key to maintaining weight loss. A multi-site team of scientists led by Dr...

Vitamin D2 is as effective as vitamin D3 in maintaining concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D

Boston, MA Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that vitamin D2 is equally as effective as vitamin D3 in maintaining 25-hydroxyvitamin D status. The study appears online in the December 2007 issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Researc...

More reports of children having trouble falling asleep than maintaining sleep

WESTCHESTER, Ill. Children have more difficulty initiating sleep than maintaining sleep. Further, parents tend to underestimate their childrens sleep problems. This highlights the importance of having treatment options available to help a child overcome a sleep disorder, according to a study pu...

LifeMasters Provides Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Blood Cholesterol Level

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 105 million Americans have high cholesterol, according to the American Heart Association. September marks the start of National Cholesterol Month, and LifeMasters, a leading national provider of health improvement programs, offers simple tips to...

Cutting Calories, Not Exercise, Plays Bigger Role In Maintaining Weight Loss

The weight loss mantra of UABs (University of Alabama at Birmingham) EatRight Weight Management system is reduce calories and increase exercise. But new research from EatRight suggests that for those who have been successful at losing weight, reducing calories is an effective way to keep weight of...

Pepsi Offers to Work with CSE for Maintaining Stricter Standards

Soft drink firm Pepsi Co Saturday offered to work with the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) to "establish stricter science-based standards" following charges of pesticide content in its products.// A CSE report Aug 2 said that 11 soft drink brands of Pepsi and Coca Cola contained high ...

Food Rich in High Carbohydrate, Effective in Maintaining the Weight Loss

According to a study it was found that food rich in carbohydrates was very effective in maintaining weight loss when compared to other diets. The study results are to be presented at the Australian //Institute of Food Science and Technology Incorporated Convention in Adelaide. The study was con...

Yeast Genome Unravels Genes Critical For Maintaining DNA Integrity

Researchers in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine said that genetic material in the yeast cell guards the genome from lethal DNA damage. // The researchers feel that it very important in the creation of a database of disease-causing combinations of mutated human genes. Jef Boe...

Calcium in isolation no good for maintaining bone integrity

Do not fret or blame all those people who had been telling you to take calcium for strong bones. Calcium plays an important part for bone strength but is not the only one. It works in conjugation with other nutrients as well. // As per a recent study which is part of Woman's Health Initiative...

Protein Found to Be Essential For Maintaining Nerve Health

A team of researchers led by Michael Kiebler at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Tübingen (now at the Center for Brain Research, University of Vienna), have been able to identify a // protein that seems to play a vital role in maintaining the overall health of the nerve cell. ...

Telomerase Vital In Maintaining Ability of Stem Cell to Multiply

Carol Greider, Ph.D., director and professor of molecular biology and genetics in the Johns Hopkins Institute of Basic Biomedical Sciences and colleagues have found that the length of telomeres is important// in ensuring that stem cells are able to divide indefinitely. Telomeres are the ends of...

Beauty Queens Urge On The Importance Of Maintaining Bone Integrity

Osteoporosis is already a huge health problem in Asia that is getting more serious every day. It is anticipated that in 45 years (by 2050), one out of every two fractures in the world will occur in Asia//. In view of the figures projected above, it would be sensible for men and women to undergo ost...

The Two-In-One Estrogen Therapy For Managing Menopause And Maintaining Healthy Skin

Menopause is a normal part of life. It is one step in a long, slow process of reproductive aging. For most women this process begins silently somewhere around age 40 and declining levels of the hormones estrogen and progesterone // is responsible for physiological and emotional changes in a female....

Brain Plays Vital Role In Maintaining Bone Density

The brain has an important role in the maintenance of bone density, says a study that holds promise for the treatment of osteoporosis. // Itai Bab of the Bone Laboratory and other researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem experimented with genetically engineered laboratory mice whos...

Allscripts Notified of Purported Class Action Lawsuit

...hcare Systems, LLC ("MHS"); the integration of MHS with the Company and the possible disruption of current plans and operations as a result thereof; maintaining our intellectual property rights and litigation involving intellectual property rights; risks related to third-party suppliers; our ability to obtain,...

Electronic Health Records Help Cardiac Patients Remain Healthy

...armacy Specialist with Kaiser Permanente Colorado's Cardiac Risk Reduction program. "The takeaway message here is that we can help support patients in maintaining treatment goals and medication adherence, which is often a challenge with most chronic conditions. Using technology and integrated systems already in ...

AMN Healthcare Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

...ith an improved cost structure going forward. At the same time, we are also maintaining our long-term strategy of investing in our future through progress with new...are anticipated to remain consistent. "We are continuing to focus on maintaining strong relationships and securing preferred contracts with our clients, as ...

NetMotion Wireless Boosts Mobile Productivity for Bell Ambulance

...providers, NetMotion's software provides a secure connection to patient records across numerous wireless networks, assisting health organizations with maintaining HIPAA compliance. NetMotion software also helps IT administrators keep their mobile operations safe and reliable with proactive network and device che...

US Oncology Reports Second Quarter Operating Results

...grow our network of affiliated physicians, improve our organization's productivity, and accelerate the expansion of our national businesses, all while maintaining focus on our mission." Broussard concluded, "Our ability to raise $775 million through a senior secured note offering in June 2009 to refinance...

Feline Pine Announces National 'Take Your Cat to the Vet Day' August 22

...ring them to the veterinarian for an annual exam so they stay that way," says Dr. Gaspar. "We want to remind people that a thorough exam is the key to maintaining good health. With a thorough exam, a veterinarian can pick up clues of illness that may warrant testing and prevent suffering." Cat guardians c...

Transcept Pharmaceuticals to Report Second Quarter 2009 Results

...Intermezzo (R), if approved; potential alternative therapies; obtaining and maintaining adequate patent or trade secret protection without violating the intellectual property rights of others; obtaining and maintaining Hatch-Waxman exclusivity for Intermezzo (R) and other difficulties or dela...

SXC Health solutions announces record second quarter financial results

...ngth of the sales cycle for our healthcare software solutions; interruption of our operations due to outside sources; our dependence on key customers; maintaining our intellectual property rights and litigation involving intellectual property rights; our ability to obtain, use or successfully integrate third-par...

US Oncology Announces Retirement of R. Dale Ross and Appointment of Bruce Broussard as Chairman of the Board

...993, and it's a strong testament to Dale's leadership that the Company is poised to succeed in this evolving healthcare environment. I look forward to maintaining my strong relationship with Dale and to continuing my work with the Company and its growing network of physicians." Russell Carson, a member of...

NHP Reports 2009 Second Quarter Results

...gnificant percentage of our revenue; occupancy levels at certain facilities; our level of indebtedness; changes in the ratings of our debt securities; maintaining compliance with our debt covenants; access to the capital markets and the cost and availability of capital; government regulations, including changes ...

Brain Fitness Reduces Risk of Onset of Depressive Symptoms

... found that the brain fitness exercise participants improved their speed of processing, health-related quality of life and various measures related to maintaining independent living. This new report on 1,606 participants measured onset of depressive symptoms, using the CESD-12, a standard 12-item scale for depre...

Clarient Reports Second Quarter Revenue Up 40 Percent

...ing new advanced tests to market are numerous and growing daily, and we are hard at work identifying which of those opportunities we will pursue while maintaining a focus on profitability." Conference Call Clarient will hold a conference call to discuss second quarter 2009 results. The call will in...

Ferring Pharmaceuticals Announces Trade Name FIRMAGON(R) (degarelix for injection) for Advanced Prostate Cancer Treatment

...s effective as leuprolide in suppressing testosterone levels from Day 28 to the end of the study (Day 364), with 97.2 percent of the FIRMAGON patients maintaining medical castrate levels compared with 96.4 percent for leuprolide. In addition, prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels were lowered by 64 per...

More Than One in Five 12 to 17-Year-Olds Have Trouble Seeing in Class

...elationships including those with the American Diabetes Association and Prevent Blindness America, VSP promotes the importance of annual eye exams for maintaining eye health and overall wellness. About Prevent Blindness America Founded in 1908, Prevent Blindness America is the nation's leading ...

RecoverCare and MedaSTAT USA Complete Transaction

... commitment to patient care has led to extraordinary and rapid growth throughout the United States. RecoverCare's conscientious focus on building and maintaining long term relationships with its customers has and will continue to drive the company's mission to provide exceptional service and affordable products...

West Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

...cs. That agreement provided for the reimbursement of the Company's costs of maintaining and converting the former Exubera(R) device production facility following t...ge profitability, or mix, of products sold in any reporting period; maintaining or improving production efficiencies and overhead absorption; the ...

How Do Our Attitudes About Beauty Change As We Age?

...ate provider," said Dr. Richard D'Amico, past president of ASPS. Another question asked members to contemplate ''The most important factor in maintaining beauty.'' While adherence to a healthy diet, regular exercise and skin care were popular choices, approximately one in five members felt that a cosmet...

Savient Pharmaceuticals Receives Complete Response Letter from U.S. Food and Drug Administration for KRYSTEXXA(TM)

...d parties to manufacture, market and distribute many of our products; economic, political and other risks associated with foreign operations; risks of maintaining protection for our intellectual property; risks of an adverse determination in intellectual property litigation; and risks associated with stringent g...
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