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Americans United for Life Applauds Fourth Circuit Protecting Women and Children by Upholding Virginia Partial Birth Abortion Statute

WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a 6-5 decision in Richmond Medical Center v. Herring , the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld Virginia's ban on partial birth infanticide -- a law that mirrors the federal ban on partial-birth abortion. Americans United for Life (...

External beam partial breast irradiation most cost-effective treatment

External beam partial breast irradiation (EB-PBI) is the most cost-effective method for treating postmenopausal women with early-stage breast cancer based on utilities, recurrence risks and costs when compared to whole breast radiotherapy (WBRT) and brachytherapy partial breast irradiation (brachy...

Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Positive Results of its Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Ganaxolone as Adjunctive Therapy in Adults With Partial Onset Seizures

BRANFORD, Conn., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that it met its primary endpoint for its Phase 2 clinical trial investigating the safety and efficacy of ganaxolone as adjunctive therapy in adults with partial onset seizures, a type of epilepsy. In this trial...

Keppra XR(TM) Offers Convenient Dosing For People With Partial Onset Seizures

-- Online survey shows people living with epilepsy often miss a dose of their antiepileptic drug -- UCB continues to build on the company's commitment to patients living with epilepsy through the launch of Keppra XR(TM) (levetiracetam) extended-release tablets -- Keppra XR(TM) is one of ma...

VA Partial Birth Abortion Infanticide Act Constitutional, Should Be Upheld, Argues Americans United for Life Brief

CHICAGO, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life (AUL) today filed an amicus brief arguing Virginia's Partial Birth Abortion Infanticide Act is constitutional and should be upheld. AUL Staff Counsel Mailee Smith stated, "Time and time again, the U.S. Supreme Court has a...

Care Investment Trust Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Partial Year 2007 Results

Fourth Quarter and Year-end Highlights - Transitioned investment focus to an equity REIT strategy and closed on two ventures owning more than $320 million of quality healthcare-related real estate. - Generated net income in the 2007 fourth quarte...

UCB Announces FDA Filing for lacosamide in the Treatment of Partial Onset Seizures in Adults with Epilepsy

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing the New Drug Application (NDA) for the use of lacosamide as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial onset seizures in adults with epilepsy. ATLANTA, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB announced today that the U.S. Food and Dru...

Pennsylvania Government's Partial Shutdown Ends

The budget impasse that existed in the Pennsylvania government after a deal was struck between the legislator and the governor on Monday night More than 24,000 state workers returned to work after they were sent back home without pay. "This is an agreement where all sides can say that they a...

25 Pesticides Banned in India, Others Face Partial Curbs

Some 25 pesticides are banned for manufacture, import and use in India. Two other pesticides and formulations are banned for use in the country but their manufacture is allowed for export, it has been revealed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act. As India grapples with this complex is...

Eye-opener for Stroke Victims Suffering Partial Vision Loss

Scotland: Many thousands of stroke victims suffer vision difficulties due to cortical blindness. Scientists in Aberdeen have conceived //a device that holds immense promise for patients suffering partial impairment of vision. According to the Aberdeen researchers, a medical instrument has bee...

ConvaTec Launches Versiva(R) XC(R) Campaign and Best Practice Statement

...ve been evaluated in numerous clinical trials across a range of chronic and acute wounds, including pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, partial thickness (second degree) burns and surgical incisions. About ConvaTec ConvaTec is a leading developer and marketer of innovative medical t...

The New Next Generation Hot Tub

...e benefits of a Hot Spring spa, with a Hot Spring Custom Cabinet spa. Custom Cabinet spas are specifically designed to be surrounded by a full or partial Hot Spring SpaStone((TM) )surround to give the beauty of a natural-stone look, or any style of exterior surface to blend with any outdoor environment....

ReGen Biologics Clarifies Recent Press about the Menaflex Device

... collagen scaffold used in arthroscopic surgery to address the most common form of knee injury, a torn medial meniscus. The device is inserted after a partial meniscectomy to reinforce and repair the damaged meniscus by providing a scaffold that is replaced by the patient's own tissue. The press rel...

Chicagoland Motorcycle F.A.S.T. Ride to Fight Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder:

...oman drinks alcohol while pregnant. FASD includes the diagnoses of: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE), partial Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (PFAS), Alcohol-Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder (ARND), and Alcohol-Related Birth Defects (ARBD). ...

Fox Chase finds all-biologic regimen efficacious and well-tolerated in elderly lung cancer patients

...ase trial and 14 are evaluable for response. The median age of the 14 evaluable patients is 78, with a range of 71 to 84 years. Four patients have had partial responses with demonstrable tumor shrinkage and three patients had stable disease by RECIST criteria. The combination appears safe and well tolerat...

AMERIGROUP Reports Q2 Net Income of $49.6 Million or $0.94 per Diluted Share, Including $0.43 per Diluted Share Positive Impact from Tax Adjustment

...FASB Staff Position (FSP) APB 14-1, Accounting for Convertible Debt Instruments That May Be Settled in Cash Upon Conversion (Including partial Cash Settlement), which increased interest expense in each of the periods presented. (2) Weighted shares in the three and six months ended...

HLTH Corporation Announces Second Quarter Financial Results

...ettled in Cash Upon Conversion (Including partial Cash Settlement)" and Statement of Financ...ettled in Cash Upon Conversion (Including partial Cash Settlement)" and Statement of Financ...ettled in Cash Upon Conversion (Including partial Cash Settlement)" and Statement of Financ...

BioMed Realty Trust Reports Second Quarter 2009 Operating and Financial Results

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Tickets on Sale Now for World-Renowned 'Bodies...The Exhibition' At Mall of America(R)

...es visitors an unprecedented view of the human body through real, whole and partial body specimens that have been meticulously dissected and preserved through ...es visitors about the intricacies of the human body through real, whole and partial body specimens that have been preserved through an innovative process, givi...

ViroPharma Incorporated Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...ing Standards Board's Staff Position No. APB 14-1, "Accounting for Convertible Debt Instruments That May Be Settled in Cash upon Conversion (Including partial Cash Settlement)" ("FSP APB 14-1"), which changed the method of accounting for the Company's convertible notes. The Company revised its previously rep...

Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Reports Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010

...s as effectively and expeditiously as possible." The total value of the seized inventory is $22.9 million. Of such inventory, we have created a partial reserve in the amount of $8.4 million which consists of work in process relating to those materials which are in various stages of production within o...

Amgen's Second Quarter 2009 Adjusted Earnings Per Share Increased 13 Percent To $1.29

...ble Debt Instruments That May Be Settled in Cash upon Conversion (Including partial Cash Settlement)" ("FSP APB 14-1"), which changed the method of accounting ...ments That May Be Settled in Cash upon Conversion (Including partial Cash Settlement)" ("FSP APB 14-1"). Am...

Jury Awards Valley Medical Center Patient $1.8 Million for Nursing Negligence

...d after routine back surgery. The jury concluded the actions of Renton, Washington's Valley Medical Center and its staff caused Ellen Sandbo partial paralysis and a host of debilitating conditions, which forced her move into a nursing facility, where she remained until just before her death on Apri...

Human Genome Sciences Announces Second-Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Key Developments

...d FASB Staff Position No. APB 14-1, Accounting for Convertible Debt Instruments That May Be Settled in Cash upon Conversion (Including partial Cash Settlement) ("FSP APB 14-1") effective January 1, 2009, which required adjustment to prior period financial statements, as applic...

Louisiana Tells Congress: Stop Healthcare Discrimination

...ted a two-tiered, discriminatory Medicare system. Wealthy Medicare beneficiaries get full Medicare benefits, while five million poor beneficiaries get partial Medicare benefits. In 2003, Tommy Thompson reported to Congress this decreased their access to primary medical and psychiatric care by 5% to 21%. ...

ConvaTec Launches Hydrofiber(R) Technology Web Site

...ve been evaluated in numerous clinical trials across a range of chronic and acute wounds, including pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, partial thickness (second degree) burns and surgical incisions. About ConvaTec ConvaTec is a leading developer and marketer of innovative medic...

Rabies: How to Protect Yourself and Your Pets

...not seek treatment because they are unaware they have rabies. Progressive symptoms include: Insomnia Anxiety/confusion partial paralysis Agitation Hallucination Excess saliva Difficulty swallowing Fear of water If you have been bitte...

Ochsner Medical Center, Only Louisiana Hospital Listed in 'America's Best' by U.S. News

...times with less pain. "In four short years, Ochsner has grown into an international leader in robotics surgery, specifically robotic prostectomies and partial nephrectomies, with an extremely low complication rate," says Dr. Richard Vanlangendonck, Jr., Ochsner Director of Laparoscopy and Minimally Invasive ...

Teaming Up to Tackle a Deadly Cancer

... his surgery and radiation treatments. "Chordoma is no longer a constant thought," Daniel said during a recent interview. The cancer left him with partial hearing and a speech impediment, but it has never stopped him from living. "In a word, this has given me perspective," he added. "I realize what is...

Carpal Tunnel Relief in a Cup

...l tunnel. Part of the group had special glass cups applied to the skin in the shoulder-neck area after 5 to 10 skin punctures with a sterile lancet. A partial vacuum was created using electromechanical or manual suction within the cupping glass after it was applied to the skin. Those treated with cupping ...

Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS.PK) Reasserting Multi Million Dollar IP Ownership Rights

...alized. In other corporate news, the company advises its readers and followers that this IP ownership legal issue is separate and in addition to the partial distribution HTDS is entitled to as a beneficiary recipient in a slander lawsuit vs Investorshub.Com recently awarded in a Canada court proceeding. Se...

Forsyth Medical Center participating in Avastin trial for new glioblastoma patients

...s currently screening patients for enrollment in the clinical trial. Eligible patients may qualify if they are newly diagnosed adults able to undergo partial removal of their tumors. Once enrolled, participants will remain in the study for up to one year. ...

June 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Probiotics, Carotid Artery and Breast Cancer Treatments

...or can evaluate the health of the carotid arteries with imaging studies and by listening to the blood flow, which has a swooshing sound when there's a partial blockage. Treatment options include: Lifestyle changes and medications: This is typically the approach when blockage is less than 60 percent, ...

Wound Management Technologies, Inc Announces Conference Plans and Presentations on Advanced Wound Care Product

...Miami VA Healthcare System. Dr. Rothenberg is also one of the featured speakers and will be presenting "Prophylactic Surgery in the Diabetic Foot and partial Ray Amputation Outcomes." Also being presented is "CellerateRx(R) An Evidence Based Skin Tear Study: Interim Evaluation" by Dr. Jane Fore, MD,...

The 'Other' Cruciate Ligament: Newer Treatments for PCL Tears

...nd the patient does not seek treatment for what they assumed was a mild injury." PCL injuries are assessed by grades: Grade 1: partial tear (non-surgical treatment options recommended) Grade 2: Isolated, near complete tear (non-surgical treatment options recommended) ...

Pew Report Documents Challenges Faced by Philadelphia in Paying for City Workers' Pensions and Health Care

...o Philadelphia's rising costs. In Pennsylvania, the state Public Employee Retirement Commission has offered a little-noticed proposal that calls for a partial but permanent state takeover of every distressed municipal pension fund in the commonwealth, including Philadelphia's. There are about 75 of those fun...

Appeals Court OKs Multimillion-Dollar Judgment for Dallas Doctor

...n April 2007, a jury found in Dr. Fisher's favor by a vote of 12-0. Pinnacle appealed based on arguments that the trial court erred in granting a partial summary judgment, in precluding a specific line of defense, and in the instructions given to the jury. But the Court of Appeals ruled against Pinnacle...

Forsyth Medical Center's Derrick L. Davis Forsyth Regional Cancer Center to Take Part in Research Trial for Patients with Fast-Growing Brain Tumors

...s currently screening patients for enrollment in the clinical trial. Eligible patients may qualify if they are newly diagnosed adults able to undergo partial removal of their tumors. Once enrolled, participants will remain in the study for up to one year. For more information, call the Derrick L. Davis...

Sleep Disorders Linked to Arrhythmias

...nd Dr. Reena Mehra and colleagues at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland. Obstructive sleep apnea -- which involves the partial or complete blockage of airways and is the most common type of sleep-related breathing disorder -- was associated with irregular heartbeats involving ...

A 50% Increase in Medical Bankruptcies - A Worry for Adults Assisting Aging Parents

... and mental health, complicating an already difficult situation. Worries about supporting the elder after bankruptcy can also be a big concern. A partial solution is to call the Legal Hotline for Michigan Seniors' Benefit Enrollment Center at 800-347-5297. For people over 60 with declining income, the ...
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