BD/PEPFAR Lab-Strengthening Initiative Marks Progress in Fight Against HIV/AIDS and TB in Sub-Saharan Africa
CAPE TOWN, South Africa, July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A collaboration between the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) has made significant progress
in improving lab conditions and enhancing the skills of lab personnel on th...
Wynonna Judd Celebrates Her Progress on alli With Private Concert at Legendary Venue
PARSIPPANY, N.J., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- alli spokeswoman Wynonna Judd held a private performance Saturday night at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville to celebrate her progress
since starting the alli method, which has included dropping 2 dress sizes and just having more energy...
Stem Cell Industry Expert Praises, Encourages Continued Progress on Legislation to Promote Benefits of Cord Blood
OLDSMAR, Fla., July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mercedes Walton, CEO of Cryo-Cell International, one of the largest and most established family cord blood banks, is praising legislative progress
to date and encouraging continued momentum for existing bills through the second half of the year. ...
VHA Citizenship and Sustainability Scorecard Shows Progress in the Health Care Network's Earth-Friendly Business Practices
VHA Releases "Go Green" Principles to Change the Nature of Business Operations
IRVING, Texas, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national network of not-for-profit, community-owned hospitals, today released its second annual Corporate Citizenship & Sustainability Scorecard...
Rotary Marks Progress in Drive to Eradicate Polio
Despite economic challenges, donations exceed expectations
BIRMINGHAM, England, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the final push to rid the world of a crippling and potentially fatal disease, Rotary International today announced that it has raised US$90.7 million toward its US$200 Million...
Kevin Niksarli, M.D. Of Newsight Laser Center, New York, N.Y. Reminds Early Detection Critical to Slowing Progress of Glaucoma on 6/17/2009
Kevin Niksarli, M.D. of Newsight Laser Center, New York, N.Y., states that glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States, affecting over 3 million Americans. As many as half of them do not even know they have the disease. That is because glaucoma - often called "the...
DNC Chairman Tim Kaine Congratulates House Democrats on Progress of Health Care Reform Legislation
WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine issued the following statement after Chairmen of the House Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, and Education and Labor Committees released their discussion draft for health care reform legislati...
Chicago Making Progress Shrinking Vast 'Food Desert'
Thousands still lack access to quality food and grocery stores
CHICAGO, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2006, the groundbreaking report Examining the Impact of Food Deserts on Public Health in Chicago identified more than 630,000 Chicagoans living in "food deserts," communities where fresh, qu...
AMDL CEO Featured in CEOCFO Magazine; Details Progress on DR-70 International Commercialization Strategy & Confidence in FY2009 Financial Forecast
TUSTIN, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMDL Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: ADL), a US-based pharmaceutical company with major operations in China, announced today its Chairman and CEO Mr. Douglas MacLellan has been featured in CEOCFO Magazine - a daily online investment news publication t...
CareFusion Announces Board of Directors, Progress on Alaris Consent Decree
SAN DIEGO, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CareFusion Corporation, the company that will become public from the planned spinoff of Cardinal Health's clinical and medical products businesses, today filed a second amendment to its Form 10 registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Comm...
Lung Cancer Alliance Calls American Cancer Society's Claim of Progress Selective
WASHINGTON, May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) said that the American Cancer Society's claim of "progress in cancer fight" earlier this week was based on "selective culling of statistics and ignores the dismal truth that we have made very little progress
on the most letha...
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Progress in Cotara(R) Brain Cancer Clinical Program
--Data from Ongoing Glioblastoma Dosimetry Trial Accepted for Oral Presentation at 2009 Society of Nuclear Medicine Annual Meeting --
--Over 65 Recurrent GBM Patients in Phase I and Phase II Clinical Trials Have Received Cotara to Date, with a Good Safety Profile and Longer-Term Sur...
Hospira Highlights Five Years of Progress and Future Opportunities at Its 2009 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
- Shareholders Approve All Items -
LAKE FOREST, Ill., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP ), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical and medication delivery company, today held its 2009 Annual Meeting of Shareholders in Denver, Colo. The agenda included votes on thre...
Two New Reports Highlight Stalled Progress Against Diarrheal Disease: Nearly 1.6 Million Children Die Each Year From These Preventable and Treatable Diseases
Call to Action demonstrates commitment to combating a leading killer of children worldwide
WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PATH and WaterAid America released two new reports today that show that the international aid community and developing-country governments are not respondi...
Global Health Efforts Make Progress Against Child Deaths
CINCINNATI, May 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent initiatives in global health have made significant advances in knowledge, prevention and reduction of diseases affecting children in low-income countries.
Those advances will be the subject of discussion on Sunday, May 3, at the annual meeti...
Study finds students with Experience Corps tutors make 60 percent more progress in critical reading skills
Tutoring children in and after school isn't new, but how much does it really help in critical areas like reading? Rigorous new research from Washington University in St. Louis shows significant gains from a national service program that trains experienced Americans to help low-income children one-...
Education and progress at the 24th Annual EAU Congress in Stockholm
March 2009 - The Education Office of the European Association of Urology is very proud to present the first edition of Education & Progress, to be held during the 24th Annual EAU Congress in Stockholm from 18 to 20 March. Education & Progress
presents notable technological innovations in urologica...
Carestream Health Debuts Powerful New PACS Viewer As Work In Progress
New Viewer to Speed Interpretation, Comparison of 2D/3D Imaging Studies
Vienna (Vocus) March 5, 2009 -- Carestream Health, Inc., showed an innovative "power viewer" for its PACS workstation at the European Congress of Radiology convention this week. The feat...
New Partnership for a Drug-Free America 20th Annual Study Shows Progress in Teens Recognizing Dangers of OTC Cough Medicine Abuse
Makers of OTC cough medicines committed to continuing multi-pronged effort to raise awareness
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New survey data released today by the Partnership for a Drug-Free America offers some promising news regarding teens and the abuse of over-the-counter (...
Making Progress on Health Reform: Where Does Fighting Chronic Disease Fit In?
The First in a Series of Briefings Sponsored by The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease
WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Feb. 27 Capitol Hill briefing on chronic disease prevention and care - the first in a series of Health Care University events planned this year as the nati...
State Health Reforms Progress Despite Ailing Economy
Report Finds Trend Among States Tackling Costs, Quality and Access in Reform Efforts
WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While election year politics and the decline in the economy have slowed the rate of health reforms enacted in states last year, a new report shows many states ne...
Each State to Receive Report Card Grading Their Progress in Passing Model Traffic Safety Laws
Highway safety advocates to launch congressional campaign to prod all states to enact low-dollar, high-results solutions to reduce annual 40,000 deaths and $230 billion in economic losses.
***Free Webcast of '2009 Roadmap to State Highway Safety Laws' News Conference***
WASHINGTON, Jan. ...
Researchers Report Progress in Fight Against Fat
Two drugs and a genetic variation are focus of promising studies
TUESDAY, Jan. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers are reporting in two new studies that they seem to be moving closer to the holy grail of new treatments for obesity.
In one study, scientists managed to coax the brains ...
Little progress made in patient safety in spite of Institute of Medicine call to action
Despite increased emphasis on patient safety, little progress
has been made in making hospitals safer, says Johns Hopkins critical care specialist Peter Pronovost, M.D., Ph.D., in an article in the Dec. 24 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association .
He identifies physician auton...
New Survey Shows Continued Progress in Reducing Youth Smoking; Congress, States Can Accelerate Declines by Implementing Proven Solutions
WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids:
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It is good news for the nation's health that the 2008 Monitoring the Future...
Go Healthy Updates Progress With University Sports Programs
SPRING, Texas, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Go Healthy, Inc. (Pink Sheets: GOHE) announced today that the company has gained over 60 Division 1 and 1-AA schools as customers for the Go!(R) Energy Recovery Shakes and Bars, including many of the top names of schools with major sports programs. ...
Report Shows Progress in Fight Against Cancer, but Congress, States Must Step Up Efforts to Reduce Smoking, Lung Cancer
WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement by Matthew L. Myers, President of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids , was released today :
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Delivering good news for our nation's health, a ...
EntreMed Reports Clinical Program Progress and Company Update
ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 12, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EntreMed, Inc.
(Nasdaq: ENMD ), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing
therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases,
reported corporate and clinical program updates for the third quarter 2008
and remaining fo...
Synutra Provides Progress Update on Recall and Reports Results for the Second Quarter Ended September 30, 2008
QINGDAO, China, and ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ --
Synutra International, Inc. (Nasdaq: SYUT; "Synutra"), a leading producer,
marketer and seller of nutritional products in China, today provided a
progress update on its previously announced product recall and reported
Uroplasty Reports Continued Progress During Second Quarter of Fiscal 2009
- Second Fiscal Quarter Net Sales of $3.9 Million; 29% Increase Year-Over-Year - - Second Fiscal Quarter U.S. Sales of $2.2 Million; 83% Increase Year-Over-Year -
- Multicenter Clinical Study Launched to Expand Reimbursement, Suppor...
uKarma Reports Progress With International Distribution Agreement for Its Xflowsion DVD Series
Northern Response begins taking orders for foreign markets and plans
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- uKarma Corporation (OTC
Bulletin Board: UKMA), a lifestyle multimedia and consumer products company
focused on health, wellness and personal development, annou...
DIA 6th Canadian Annual Meeting Benefit and Risk Management: An Evolution in Progress
Drug Information Association (DIA) will host the 6th Canadian Annual Meeting (November 5-7; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) to discuss a number of important issues facing Health Canada, the pharmaceutical industry, health academia, and the health care system.
Horsham, PA (PRWE...
VOICES Report Tracks State Progress and Trends in Addressing Children's Critical Needs
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Offering an
accountability check on the pledges the nation's governors lay out in their
annual state of the state addresses to improve the lives and opportunities
for children, Voices for America's Children today released, Fulfilling the
Kabul Under Virtual Lockdown for International Travelers, Progress Still Evident for Women's Programs
Women to the World Founder and President Mrs. Doris Aldrich reporting from Kabul, Afghanistan. The situation is tense in Afghanistan, but there is reason to hope. Measurable improvements are evident in the plight of women in Kabul.
Kabul, Afghanistan (PRWEB) September...
Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Highlights Renewable Energy, Health Care Reform at Ag Progress Days
ROCK SPRINGS, Pa., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward
G. Rendell today said Pennsylvania's agricultural industry is struggling
with high fuel costs and a broken healthcare system, underscoring the need
to secure the state's energy independence and make healthcare more
India continues to progress in AIDS vaccine development efforts
Chennai, August 16, 2008 A second Phase I AIDS vaccine clinical trial in India was successfully completed, the Indian Council of Medical Research, the National AIDS Control Organization and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative announced. The results of the trial of an MVA-based AIDS vaccine ...
As Kids Head Back to School, National Advocacy Group Issues Report on Progress of School Wellness
SYRACUSE, N.Y., Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- "The passage of federal
legislation two years ago mandating schools to adopt wellness policies -- a
response by Congress to the alarming surge in childhood obesity -- will be
looked back upon as the launching pad for the school wellness movement,"
says a ...
Global Health Progress Joins WHO and DNDi to Call For Increased Commitments to Fighting Neglected Tropical Diseases
One billion people suffer from preventable, treatable diseases around
Statement by Dr. Paul Antony, medical director Global Health Progress
TOYAKO, Japan, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The worldwide
pharmaceutical industry is joining the World Health Organization (WHO) and
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan's Proposed Reforms Make Little Progress With State Senate
Approved Compromise Measure Provides Consumer-Friendly Reform to Individual
Health Plan Market, According to a New Report from HealthLeaders-InterStudy
NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a
leading provider of managed care market intelligence, reports that Blue
Boston Scientific Welcomes Progress on Pain Care Legislation
NATICK, Mass., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific
Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today welcomed progress
on a number of pieces of
legislation that will help service veterans and the active armed forces
better manage the challenges of chronic pain. The U.S. Senate has recently