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Photo: New Survey Results Show Most Moms Are Aware Their Pre-teens and Teens Need Vaccines

NEW YORK, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey reports that most moms know their children need additional vaccines beyond those received when they were infants or small children. But according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates, most pre-teens and teens do not h...

Food Allergy Facts Need More Focus

Many U.S. adults unaware there is no cure, survey finds THURSDAY, Aug. 6 (HealthDay News) -- More than two-thirds of U.S. adults mistakenly believe that daily medicine can be taken to prevent a food allergy reaction, according to a survey that found a widespread lack of knowledge and ...

Families With Special Needs Children Need Special Financial Strategies

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 15 percent of Americans over the age of five have some sort of disability, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Parents with special needs children know they need to create a long-term strategy to provide care for those children after the...

Patients Issue Summer Call to Action: 'We Need You to Donate Blood -- NOW'

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Three New York Blood Center (NYBC) patients are taking to the airwaves to recruit new blood donors, and encourage existing blood donors to donate blood NOW. Demand for blood has been very high this summer from the 200 hospitals served by NYBC and its regional...

Does the Crowded TNF Market Really Need Two New Agents? Rheumatologists Provide Insight in the Wave One Report of LaunchTrends(TM): SIMPONI and CIMZIA

EXTON, Pa., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. announces the release of the wave one LaunchTrends (TM): SIMPONI and CIMZIA report. The survey was completed by U.S. Rheumatologists in late June 2009. While awareness of both new TNF antagonists is relatively h...

Determining Insulin Pump Need for Diabetics

WESTERVILLE, Ohio, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- All doctors recommend diabetic patients control their glucose level, but how can they do this while preserving a normal lifestyle? By using an insulin pump and carbohydrate counting, a diabetic can maintain precise glycemic control and le...

U.S. Foodservice Cites Critical Need for Food Safety Culture From Farm to Fork During Monterey PMA Conference

MONTEREY, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Providing the safest fresh fruit and vegetables to consumers takes proactive measures to limit contamination at every stage of the supply chain according to the chief food safety executive for U.S. Foodservice, one of the country's leading f...

Health care leaders say need for reform is urgent

New York, N.Y., July 27, 2009By a wide margin, health care leaders believe that individuals should have a choice of public and private health plans, and strongly support other central components of health reform such as innovative provider payment reform and a national insurance health exchange wi...

For Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes, 89 Percent of Surveyed Endocrinologists Identify a Need for Additional GLP-1 Analogues and 71 Percent Say the Same About DPP-IV Inhibitors

WALTHAM, Mass., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that most surveyed clinicians identify a need for additional therapies from the GLP-1 analogue and DPP-IV inhibitor drug clas...

Many Veterans Need Mental Health Care

Those returning from Iraq may not show sign of problems right away, study notes THURSDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- More than 40 percent of the U.S. soldiers from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars seen at VA hospitals suffer from mental health disorders or psychosocial behavioral problem...

Does Your Child Need Vision Therapy?

Arizona Cardinals' Wide-Receiver and Pro Bowl MVP Larry Fitzgerald Encourages Parents to Take Action TODAY AURORA, Ohio, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) launched their annual campaign to educate the public on the ...

New Lewin Report Shows Need for National Medicaid Out-of-Network Claims Policy

WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lewin Group today released a new report assessing the financial impact and administrative burden that out-of-network claims pose in Medicaid managed care. The authors of the report recommend a federally mandated payment standard for ...

Heart Defect Spotted During Surgery May Not Need Repair

Those with patent foramen ovale don't seem to benefit from intervention, study finds TUESDAY, July 14 (HealthDay News) -- Patients may not benefit from repair of a heart defect that's discovered during surgery for another condition, a new study has found. The defect -- patent forame...

Spinal Cord Stimulation Need Not Keep Soldiers From Action

Back pain treatment shouldn't interfere with service, study finds WEDNESDAY, July 8 (HealthDay News) -- In a turnabout from prior recommendations, a new study says soldiers who need electrical spinal cord stimulation to relieve chronic back pain may be able to return to active duty. ...

MagnaCare Answers Need for New Prescription Drug Program

NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to keeping New York and New Jersey healthy, MagnaCare, the region's recognized leader in innovative healthcare administration for over 20 years, is proud to announce the launch of its new full-service pharmacy benefit management (P...

Cesarean section: Local anesthetic reduces need for painkillers post-op

Giving a local anaesthetic during a Caesarean section helps manage pain after the operation and can reduce consumption of painkillers, according to Cochrane Researchers. The researchers recommend local anaesthetics as part of integrated pain management strategies for Caesarean section operations, ...

Children with autism need to be taught in smaller groups, pilot study confirms

NEW YORK, July 1, 2009 Since the 1970s, there has been much debate surrounding the fact that individuals with autism have difficulty in understanding speech in situations where there is background speech or noise. Today, at the annual meeting of the International Multisensory Research Forum (J...

Danielle Browning: Providing Immediate Help for Individuals in Need of Health Coverage and Career Recreation

Instant Headache Relief for Health Care and Unemployment Concerns via a Creative Business Concept. (PRWEB) July 2, 2009 -- The double combination of No Health Coverage and No Employment effecting millions in the USA has been addressed via the rollout of a Unique Busines...

Patients with moderate to severe periodontitis need evaluation for heart disease risk

Philadelphia, PA, 30 June 2009 Additional research is called for and patients with moderate to severe periodontitis should receive evaluation and possible treatment to reduce their risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a special consensus paper by editors of The Amer...

Multivu Video Feed: JDRF International Chairman Mary Tyler Moore Testifies on the Need for Federal Funding for Type 1 Diabetes Research

SINGER NICK JONAS AND BOXING LEGEND SUGAR RAY LEONARD TO JOIN NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, June 24, 2009, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's International Chairman Mary Tyler Moore will lead a panel before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Go...

Bone Therapy May Not Always Need Monitoring

In older women, annual measurements are unnecessary, study finds WEDNESDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- Monitoring bone density in older women after they've started taking drugs to prevent osteoporosis is unnecessary and could be potentially misleading, researchers say. In the study...

Death at Assisted Living Facility Points to Desperate Need for Better Regulations from the State

PHILADELPHIA, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- With yet another tragedy in the headlines, Pennsylvania residents can wait no longer for strong regulations to protect residents of our state's assisted living facilities. Such regulations would prevent outrageous and dangerous practices such as those tha...

Teens, Young Adults Need More Calcium

Consumption of bone-building dairy products declines in late teens, research shows THURSDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- Young people tend to cut down on bone-strengthening dairy products as they enter their 20s -- just when their body needs it most, new research finds. In a study b...

Teens, Young Adults Need More Milk

Consumption of bone-building dairy products declines in late teens, research shows THURSDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- Young people tend to cut down on bone-strengthening dairy products as they enter their 20s -- just when their body needs it most, new research finds. In a study b...

The Latin American Digital Radiography Market to Grow Significantly due to the Need to Improve Digital Adoption, Observes Frost & Sullivan

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Most hospitals in Latin America reveal that there is a need for larger rooms in the radiology departments - a reason to consider the process of digitalization. As the radiologists are not very IT savvy, there arises a need to focus on awareness as a...

Pelosi Statement on President Obama's Speech to AMA on Urgent Need for Health Care Reform

WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today on President Obama's speech in Chicago to the American Medical Association, in which he clearly described the urgent need for health care reform: "President Obama made a clear and compel...

Actuaries Urge Need for Risk Management and Continuity Planning With H1N1 Pandemic

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- With the H1N1 flu spreading globally, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared it a pandemic. This marks the first global flu epidemic in 41 years with reports of the flu coming from Mexico, U.S., Australia and many more locations. In response to t...

Exercise improves functional and psycological ability and reduces steroid need in rheumatoid arthritis

Copenhagen, Denmark, Thursday 11 June 2009: Undertaking a supervised exercise programme can have beneficial effects on functional status and physical function, reduce the need for daily corticosteroid and anti-inflammatory intake and improve levels of depression and anxiety in people with rheumato...

If Mom or Dad Is Depressed, Kids Need Help Too

Coordinated assessment and care for all family members is warranted: report WEDNESDAY, June 10 (HealthDay News) -- When parents are depressed, their children can suffer too. A new report from the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine calls for health and social ser...

New study indicates radiologists need standards to ensure optimal visual accuracy

Radiologists, like professional pilots for example, depend on good vision as part of their occupation. However, radiologists unlike pilots are not required to undergo regular vision testing. A new study found that approximately 50% of radiologists surveyed indicated they don't recall ever having t...

Summer Fun Need Not Be Hazardous

Parents can do a lot to keep kids safe, experts say,, SUNDAY, June 7 (HealthDay News) With school out (or about to be), youngsters are probably going to be spending less time sitting at a desk and more time running, jumping and doing cannonballs. It's all fun and games -- until so...

Hospitalized patients need better understanding of CPR and outcomes

Many hospitalized patients overestimate their chance of surviving an in-hospital cardiac arrest and do not know what CPR really involves, a University of Iowa study has shown. The study further showed that this lack of understanding of cardiopulmonary resuscitation may affect a patient's choic...

Computer modeling shows strategies to rein in epidemics need to be retooled for rural populations

An infectious disease striking a large city may seem like a disastrous scenario -- millions of people sharing apartment buildings, crammed on buses and trains and brushing past one another on crowded sidewalks. A group of Kansas State University engineers is finding that a truly disastrous epid...

Strategies to Rein in Epidemics Need to be Retooled for Rural Populations, Say K-State Engineers Using Computers to Model Disease Outbreaks in Rural Areas

MANHATTAN, Kan., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An infectious disease striking a large city may seem like a disastrous scenario -- millions of people sharing apartment buildings, crammed on buses and trains and brushing past one another on crowded sidewalks. A group of Kansas State Unive...

Hopkins study: When adult patients have anxiety disorder, their children need help too

In what is believed to be the first U.S. study designed to prevent anxiety disorders in the children of anxious parents, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center have found that a family-based program reduced symptoms and the risk of developing an anxiety disorder among these children. ...

Cancer cells need normal, nonmutated genes to survive

BOSTON, Mass. (May 28, 2009) Corrupt lifestyles and vices go hand in hand; each feeds the other. But even the worst miscreant needs customary societal amenities to get by. It's the same with cancer cells. While they rely on vices in the form of genetic mutations to wreak havoc, they must sustain ...

Eva's Village, a Comprehensive New Jersey Anti-Poverty charity, Seeks Additional Funding to Meet the Increasing Need Along with a Decline in Donations

Eva's Village ( http://www.EvasVillage.org ), a comprehensive New Jersey anti-poverty charity, is experiencing an increase in need in 2009, and a decline in foundation grants and individual gifts -- Eva's Village, Paterson, New Jersey, seeks additional funding to meet the increasing need. ...

What You Need to Know in Your 40s to Have a Healthy Menopause -- Without Hormone Replacement Therapy

BOULDER, Colo., May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A woman may share genetics with her mother, but she's not necessarily destined to have the same unpleasant menopause filled with hot flashes, insomnia, and mood swings. The June issue of Natural Solutions: Vibrant Health, Balanced Living magazine outlines...

It's Summer; Patients Need Us to Donate Blood!

Three Big Challenges for the Summer of 2009 NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC) and its divisions in Manhattan, Long Island, Hudson Valley, Brooklyn / Staten Island, and New Jersey are facing three big challenges this season to maintain an adequate and s...

FDA's Hydroxycut Recall Highlights the Need for Stem Cell Innovations' ACTIVTox Human Liver Testing

HOUSTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stem Cell Innovations' (Pink Sheets: SCLL) ACTIVTox(R) human liver toxicity tests are the only products on the market using a standardized human liver cell line to identify potential toxicities associated with nutraceuticals and dietary supplements. This ...
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