Grant encourages protected research time for medical fellows
(WASHINGTON, July 13, 2009) The American Society of Hematology (ASH) announces the five 2009 recipients of the ASH Research Training Award for Fellows, a grant that encourages junior researchers to pursue careers in academic hematology by supporting protected
time to conduct research during thei...
Health Insurance: Stay Protected Amid Layoffs, Budget Cuts
Insurance Regulators Offer Tips, Information for Consumers
KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- With the national unemployment rate at 8.5 percent,(1) families are living on tighter budgets, and many are struggling to maintain their health insurance coverage. Despite these challenges...
Many Baby Boomers Incorrectly Believe They Are Protected Against the Risk of Disability
WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many baby boomers
incorrectly believe they have disability income protection, according to a
new survey conducted by Harris Interactive(R) on behalf of America's Health
Insurance Plans (AHIP). Most say that disability insurance is important to
Breast-Feeding Protected Mice From Asthma
Mothers conferred immunity to allergen; not known if findings apply to humans
MONDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Breast-feeding helped protect baby mice from developing allergic asthma, a new study found.
The mice that were breast-fed by mothers that had been exposed to an allergen...
New study shows world's protected areas threatened by climate change
Denpasar, Indonesia (Dec. 10, 2007) Climate change will affect national parks, forest reserves and other protected
areas around the world, in some cases altering conditions so severely that the resulting environments will be virtually new to the planet, according to a study presented at the U.N. ...
Taiwan Bans Circuses from Importing Protected Animals
Taiwan's parliament has amended a law to ban circuses from importing or exporting protected
animals in an effort to improve protection of animal rights, a legislator said Friday .
Under the revised Wildlife Conservation Law passed late Thursday, all imports and exports of animals such as li...
Africa: Traditional Knowledge of Medicine Needs To Be Protected With Due Legislation
Nearly three fourth of the African population still hold the knowledge of traditional healers sacrosanct, and now researchers have expressed interest in the abundant resources //of the knowledge that exists to use it as potential avenues of new drugs. This would obviously call for a legal framework...
Phoenix Islands To Be Protected Under Global Conservation Map
A small Pacific Islands, which consists of the some of the earth’s most pristine coral reefs, were brought under the global conservation map//, and is said to be the third largest marine protected
area in the world.
Martin Puta Tofinga, Minister of Environment, Lands and Agricultural Develop...
Former smokers can be protected with vitamin A derivative
Former smokers constitute almost half of all newly-diagnosed lung cancer cases. Smoking inflicts serious damage to the lungs that do not disappear as soon as people quit, as it takes time for the tissue to recover. It has also been found that smoking causes genetic damage in the form of loss of a g...
Brain cells protected by new compounds
Pharmacists have made compounds that can terminate the natural death of brain cells and could treat an extent of neurodegenerative diseases. The protein p53 plays// an important role in getting damaged cells to kill themselves. Its known to be important in cancer - where defective p53 genes allow c...
$10 Million in Startup Funding Approved for Maryland Health Information Exchange
...ns are paying attention to health care issues now more than ever. And we know we have to create a more efficient system. Patient controlled, privacy protected
HIE is an excellent first step," said Dr. Mark Kelemen, CRISP board member, cardiologist, and Chief Medical Informatics Officer of the University of M...
Bipartisan Panel of Industry, NGO and Academic Experts Proposes New Rules for Science in Federal Regulation
...alues that are at the heart of many regulatory disputes will be debated more openly and fully if these reforms are implemented. Science will be better protected
from unwarranted attacks and political values will be more fully debated. Better regulatory policy will protect the public from both needless regulat...
Abnormal Brain Circuits May Prevent Movement Disorder
...tute for Medical Research have figured out why these mutation carriers are protected
from symptoms of the disorder - they have an additional lesion that evens t...tute for Medical Research have figured out why these mutation carriers are protected
from symptoms of the disorder - they have an additional lesion that evens t...
Zogenix and Astellas Enter Exclusive Co-Promotion Agreement in the US for Newly Approved Sumavel(TM) DosePro(TM)
...needle. The DosePro technology has undergone more than ten years of design, process engineering, clinical evaluation and development work. DosePro is protected
by more than 80 patents, issued and applied for, worldwide. Approximately 9,000 injections have been delivered in clinical trials in healthy volunteer...
Warner Chilcott Announces Receipt of Paragraph IV Certification Notices
... FEMCON FE.
LOESTRIN 24 FE, which was launched in March of 2006, is protected
by U.S. Patent No. 5,552,394 which expires in 2014. FEMCON FE, which was introduced by the Company during the second half of 2006, is protected
by U.S. Patent No. 6,667,050 which expires in 2019.
The Company is ...
New DeKaye Article Identifies 'Hierarchy of Greed' in Healthcare Fraud
...elebrity data breach, while "opportunistic greed" finds individuals selling protected
health information for profit. In this context, he goes on to further expl...to provide examples of how individuals and even families exploit the thinly protected
Medicare and Medicaid programs from theft of individual and provider identi...
Play it Straight with Swine Flu, AA Travel Insurance Advises
...olicies will cover diseases as standard, and swine flu is no exception. As long as you took out the policy before contracting the disease your will be protected
against having to cancel your holiday, medical costs and any additional accommodation you may require as a result of having to stay abroad until you h...
In Letter to Congress, NORD Urges Action on Healthcare Reform
...ohibit insurance companies from denying or limiting coverage, or charging patients more for premiums based on health status. Second, patients must be protected
against catastrophic out-of-pocket costs and annual or lifetime insurance caps. Third, health reform must include tax credits and other direct financ...
Prioritize Pregnant Women to Get Swine Flu Shot, Experts Say
...nst the H1N1 swine flu, Imperato added. "This means that some groups in the population will need to receive more than just one flu shot in order to be protected
against all of the influenza strains in circulation," he said.
There's also the lingering memory of the 1976 swine flu vaccination program, during ...
Must-Haves for Your Summer Vacation Bag
...immed hat and other protective clothing
Selecting clothing that helps block some of UV rays further helps you keep both your skin and eyes protected
from the sun. On really sunny days where you spend extended time outdoors, consider bringing a beach umbrella to provide you with a chance to relax in...
CDC Panel to Recommend Who Should Get Swine Flu Shot
...gainst the H1N1 swine flu, he said.
"This means that some groups in the population will need to receive more than just one flu shot in order to be protected
against all of the influenza strains in circulation," Imperato said. "This is an unusual circumstance and will require additional documentation effort...
Unhooking the Obesity-Diabetes Connection
...gh-fat diet for three months and they developed obesity and diabetes," he said. But mice that had been stripped of mast cells did not. "These mice are protected
from the disease if they are without these cells," Shi said.
Shi's team also gave wild-type ("normal") mice allergy medicines, which work to "stabi...
SEIU Security Officers Who Protect Kaiser Permanente Hospitals Nationwide Vote Overwhelmingly to Ratify First-Ever Union Contract
...olidays have increased to a total of seven days per year.
For the first time officers who are stationed at Kaiser will be protected
by a grievance procedure that prevents unfair and arbitrary treatment.
The new contract is the first ever for security officers who prot...
Convection Cooled 350-Watt Open Frame Power Supply Meets Medical and Industrial Safety Standards
...put voltage. No minimum load is required for the unit to start up and maintain stated specifications.
The power supplies are comprehensively protected
against over-voltage, over-temperature, and short circuit conditions and demonstrated mean time between failure exceeds 200,000 hours. The units opera...
Expressing Growing Concern, THCA Urges Texas Congressional Delegation to Protect Seniors' Medicare-Funded Nursing Home Care as Health Reform Debate Proceeds
...xas Health Care Association (THCA) today urged the state's federal lawmakers to ensure the interests of their oldest, most vulnerable constituents are protected
as the reform debate escalates.
A new Medicare regulation promulgated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and scheduled...
SOWSIA's Inpatient EHR Solution Gets '08 CCHIT Certification
... SAS-70 Certified, highly secure, scalable and reliable network. SOWSIA's solutions meet stringent security requirements for Web access and sharing of protected
Arvind Jain, Founder and CEO of SOWSIA, believes that "Health IT ought to be an enabler of business, not a resource drain...
Young Adults Unaware of Threat of Infectious Disease and the Availability of Preventive Vaccines
...surprising," said Dr. Rehm. "Our childhood vaccination program is so successful that adolescents cross into young adulthood having been extremely well protected
against vaccine-preventable diseases and therefore have little or no personal experience with them. This may signal trouble in the future. As these yo...
Roche Cardiac 200 Offers Rapid Cardiac Diagnostics for the Point of Care
...le. Additional information is available on the Internet at www.roche-diagnostics.us .
All trademarks used or mentioned in this release are protected
by law. RAMP is a trademark of Response Biomedical Corporation.
For further information, please contact:
Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology
...ly developed "single-shot" H5N1 influenza vaccines protected
ferrets against lethal infection with the H5N1 inf...irus. Results showed that ferrets were completely protected
against death and disease for at least 15 months. ...ndary study found that both adjuvant vaccines also protected
ferrets from death following only a single inocula...
ID Experts Offers Breach Prevent for Healthcare: A High-Touch, Affordable Solution for HITECH Data Breach Protection and Compliance
...hat will be enforced as early as September 2009 - for compromises involving protected
health information (PHI). Enforcement could result in increased and someti...ide a well-defined, organized approach for handling any potential threat to protected
data as well as an action plan for responding to a data breach.
Department of Veterans Affairs Selects Anakam to Provide Trusted Authentication as Part of Its Overall Identity Management Strategy
...s (FISMA, OMB, and NIST) and healthcare (HIPAA and CCHIT) authentication standards for the protection of personally identifiable information (PII) and protected
health information (PHI). The improved authentication, part of VA's overall identity management strategy, will enable trusted online access to a broa...
Clinical Research Safety and Ethical Standards in Developing World Up to U.S. Levels, Report Says
...t inspections on a global basis in order to ensure that research quality is protected
and improved around the world.
All governments take measures to fost...tter where they live or the environment in which research takes place -- be protected
by the same level of safety and ethical considerations, and that they be af...
Newly Patented Sterilization/Disinfection Method Reduces Risk of Microorganism Growth on Hard Surfaces
... and environments susceptible to microbial infection.
The steam vapour protected
by this U.S. patent is "unique." The studies included in the U.S...nated hard surfaces with this novel steam vapor system with TANCS®, and protected
by the U.S. patent, were peer reviewed and published in the scientific Amer...
Experts Support National Public Reporting of Healthcare-Associated Infections
...ing public health problem," said Jeffrey Levi, PhD, Executive Director of Trust for America's Health. "Patients have a right to know how well they are protected
from healthcare-associated infections and this level of openness will encourage healthcare facilities to improve their outcomes."
The groups ...
Congress Moves Forward With Tax-Funded Abortion Plans
...would rise by at least 30 percent."
"We applaud Congressmen Eric Cantor (R-VA) and Todd Tiahrt (R-KS) for offering amendments that would have protected
not only taxpayers' pocketbooks but also mothers and their unborn children. Subsidizing abortions does nothing to increase the lack of access women h...
Sweetwater Announces Trademarks of State-of-the-Art Healthy Drinking Water Purification Systems
... also available and currently used in restaurants.
McMahon, the inventor of the revolutionary products, said: "Having the systems trademark protected
allows me to be comfortable knowing that my brand is secure. As a small entrepreneur this is not something I'd given a lot of thought to. My focus has...
"The Safe" Way To Protect Against The Anguish Of Disaster Recovery
...g for documents.
- All information important to your life is organized into one secure place- in The SAFE and is password- protected
rendering the device worthless to others.
- A navigable program that is so straightforward and simple, even a computer n...
Study Demonstrates the Anti-Inflammatory Properties of Pine Bark Extract on Inflammatory Mediators COX-2 and 5-LOX
... pine bark extract on behalf of Horphag Research. Pycnogenol(R) is a registered trademark of Horphag Research Ltd., Guernsey, and its applications are protected
by U.S. patents #5,720,956 / #6,372,266 and other international patents. Horphag Research Ltd. is the recipient of the 2008 Frost & Sullivan Nort...
Federal Appeals Court Protects California Home Care Pay
...e Wilken's injunction will remain in effect while the State's appeal proceeds through the Ninth Circuit.
IHSS providers whose wages have been protected
by the SEIU's stream of legal victories include those from the following counties: Alameda, Calaveras, Contra Costa, Fresno, Mendocino, Napa, San Beni...
Full Transcript of House Democrats' Press Conference on Introduction of Health Care Legislation
...for our children.
Our bill will provide choice of care. You can keep your doctor and your current plan if you like them. Your choices will be protected
and enhanced. You will have access to a wide variety of choices for quality and affordable plans, including a high-quality public health insurance opt...