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Did Eli Lilly Turn Wily With Regard to Their Best-selling Schizophrenia Drug?

Eli Lilly, the pharmaceutical company, is in a tight spot, defending its position against the law suits from mentally ill patients//, about the company’s best-selling schizophrenia drug, Zyprexa. The company is being blamed for undermining the health risks of the drug, which is being linked to obe...

Reforms Required With Regard To Mental Health Facilities

The mental health care available at Northern Ireland jails have come in for sharp criticism, as six prisoners are reported to have committed suicide inside the premises of the prisons since 2002//. The mental health problems of the prisoners have to be addressed to prevent such incidences from recu...

Streamline Health Appoints Jon Phillips Chairman of the Board of Directors

...t practices for corporate governance, the Company should have an independent, non-management director as the Company's Chairman of the Board. In that regard the Board has appointed Jonathan R. Phillips, a current independent member of the Company's Board of Directors, as Chairman of the Board of Directors ...

The Advisory Board Company Reports Fiscal Year 2010 First Quarter Results

...nagerial purposes because it enables the Company's management to evaluate projected operating results on a basis that allows for comparability without regard to changes arising from applicable tax rates, variability in interest income and foreign currency exchange rates, and periodic costs of certain capita...

Mobile Surgery International Assembles Team of Nationally Recognized Orthopedic Surgeons

...identifying host surgical facilities. It provides differentiating surgical programs and develops custom solutions to administrative needs with minimal regard to geography. Whether the patient comes to the surgeon, the surgeon goes to the patient, or patient and surgeon meet at a mutually convenient location...

Cheerleading is Leading Cause of Catastrophic Injury in Young Women

...s recommended that a coach have experience in first aid and CPR training. It's also preferred that they have good training in how to coach athletes in regard to their development, strength, conditioning, and flexibility. They should also have experience in coaching and how they perform these activities, tec...

Increasing Regulation and Economic Volatility Key Catalysts for Risk Management in the Food System, Agribusiness and Beverage Industry, Says Report from Aon Analytics

...ct-based insight and leveraging the size and scope of Aon's unmatched global network to generate industry-leading comprehensive analyses." With regard to insurance pricing, food system, agribusiness and beverage organizations have generally been experiencing rate decreases for casualty, property and ...

Smith & Nephew Highlights Advanced Wound Management Progress

...rtake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement contained herein to reflect any change in Smith & Nephew's expectation with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based. ™Trademark of Smith & Nephew. Certain...

PDL BioPharma Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...aking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in PDL's expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statements are based for any reason, except as required by law, even as...

Americans Spend Billions on Alternative Medicine

...riggs noted the survey was done to find out which areas of CAM warrant research by the U.S. National Institutes of Health. The survey was done without regard as to whether any of these alternative or complementary approaches actually work, she said. In the United States, CAM accounts for 1.5 percent of a...

Palomar Medical Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter 2009

..., as part of our collaboration with Johnson & Johnson. We believe consumer applications for our core technology provide great opportunities. With regard to our hair removal patents, we won two opposition hearings before the European Patent Office which upheld the patents as both novel and inventive and...

'Organic' May Not Mean Healthier

...ndicator that, overall, the science on the subject is not up to snuff. They found no noted differences between conventional and organic crops with regard to vitamin C, magnesium, calcium, potassium, zinc and copper content. Organic crops did have higher levels of phosphorus, and conventionally produced ...

Akorn, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Release and Conference Call Information

...ompany's website at www.akorn.com . This press release includes statements that may constitute "forward-looking statements", including with regard to the company's future operations and its earnings expectations. These statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Secu...

Smith & Nephew Announces Launch of ACTICOAT Flex Wound Care Products in the USA

...e any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement contained herein to reflect any change in Smith & Nephew ' s expectation with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based. ...

Western Wayne Family Health Center -- Taylor Dedication Ceremony Marks Important Step in Providing Healthcare to Underinsured and Uninsured

...tion is discussed as part of each consultation. "A primary focus is to help people understand what they can do to help improve their lives with regard to health and nutrition," said Linda Atkins, CEO, WWFHC. Residents are charged for services based on a sliding scale taking income into conside...

Oral Chemotherapy Offers Patients a More Convenient, Less Invasive Treatment Option

...prehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) that 25 percent of oncology drugs will be in oral form by 2013--raise questions for both clinicians and patients with regard to the benefits, risks and efficient management of oral chemotherapy. At Aptium Oncology's Trinitas Comprehensive Cancer Center in Elizabeth, New Jers...

United States Patent Office Issues Decision in Re-examination Proceedings

...rtake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement contained herein to reflect any change in Smith & Nephew's expectation with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based. ...

Affymetrix Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in Affymetrix' expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statements are based. PLEASE NOTE: Affymetrix, the Affy...

Transcept Pharmaceuticals to Present at BMO Capital Markets Healthcare Conference on August 5, 2009

... the night awakenings reported that this insomnia symptom persisted for at least six months, and approximately 11 percent had consulted a physician in regard to this sleep condition. In the Stanford study, fewer than 25 percent of those experiencing middle of the night awakenings reported difficulty going t...

Community Hospitals: Dying Breed or Community Cornerstone?

...er's and CEO's chair, negotiated with lenders, met payrolls and worked with regulators," states Burnette. "We take on transformation projects without regard to condition because we understand first-hand the difficulties hospitals face." In 2000, Hospitalogic purchased and reopened Tattnall Memoria...

Employers Express Doubts About Employer Mandate and Government-Sponsored Public Plan, Says Aon Consulting Survey

...In addition, 56 percent of employers oppose a public plan that would eventually be offered to larger employers through a Health Insurance Exchange. In regard to the scenario of a government-run public plan having lower provider reimbursement levels and richer benefits than competing group plans, 39 percent ...

Senators Baucus and Grassley Statement Regarding Physician Hospitals 'Despicable'

...y which was created for no purpose other than to financially benefit the big box hospitals and those operated by bureaucrats and corporations, without regard to patient outcomes and overall quality." Physician Hospitals of America (PHA) represents 220 American hospitals owned and operated by physic...

NeurogesX Announces Resignation of Bruce A. Peacock from Board of Directors

...or Qutenza with the FDA, including the PDUFA date for the NDA; timing for commercialization of Qutenza; and NeurogesX' plans and expected timing, with regard to seeking partnerships for its product candidates and entry into development programs. Such statements are based on management's current expectation...

Bradmer to repurchase up to 8.3 million of its common shares pursuant to a substantial issuer bid

...hich may include applying for a transfer of its listing to the TSX Venture Exchange or the NEX Board of the TSX Venture Exchange. Any decision in this regard will be made well in advance of the TSX deadline. About Bradmer Pharmaceuticals Inc. ( www.bradmerpharma.com ) Bradmer Pharmaceuticals' lead...

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

...tals, pediatric subspecialty providers, academic medical centers and other public hospitals. The study notes that Medicaid is unique with regard to out-of-network services and payment because providers cannot "balance bill" Medicaid members for covered services. "In the absence of a clear paym...

Younger Teens Really Do Care What People Think

...s. For example, mothers are more important in how young adolescents view their academic abilities, while best friends are most influential on how they regard their social skills. "These findings provide a novel form of evidence confirming the sensitivity of adolescents to what they believe others think o...

Full Transcript of House Democrats' Press Conference on Introduction of Health Care Legislation

...ing to see to it that not only are the humanitarian concerns of people with regard to health care met, but that an economic calamity, which is coming unless w...d I welcome this -- is to reduce the costs in this legislation, and in that regard we're going to work with them to achieve those goals and to get a bill that...

UK Court of Appeal Rules in Smith & Nephew's Favour

...rtake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement contained herein to reflect any change in Smith & Nephew's expectation with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based. ...

Eliminating polio requires global, coordinated effort -- Health Affairs article highlights risks, rewards of eradication

... everything else constant. Donor funding is thereby partly replacing, rather than simply supplementing, government health spending, as "donors seem to regard the health sector as more important than governments do." This can have negative long-term consequences if donor funding is reduced or stopped and gov...

DNA-damaged cells communicate with neighbors to let them know they're in trouble

...al units of function in complex organisms like humans, she said. "With regard to cancer, we found that if there is a mutant and potentially cancerous cel...hat mutant cell to behave more aggressively cancerous," said Campisi. "With regard to aging, we think the inflammatory signals from damaged cells propagate an...

Heavy Drinking Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

... are commonly associated with alcohol -- head and neck cancer, esophageal cancer, breast cancer," Lichtenfeld said. "Similar consistent information in regard to prostate cancer and alcohol really doesn't exist. But this was a well-defined and carefully developed study, an excellent opportunity to help answe...

Americans United for Life: Ninth Circuit Ruling on Pharmacists Endangers Fundamental Freedoms

...eans pharmacists in Washington will now be forced to provide RU-486 (the abortion pill), Plan B (the "morning-after" pill), and contraceptives without regard to their religious, moral, or ethical beliefs. The lower court had enjoined the rule while litigation over the rule's constitutionality continued. ...

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

...tement: Under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: The statements in the press release that relate to the company's expectations with regard to the future impact on the company's results from new products in development are "forward-looking statements," within the meaning of the Private Sec...

Team Sports Can't Compete With Films to Keep Kids From Smoking

...re lend support to efforts to purge smoking from the movies to help reduce rates of smoking initiation by young people," he said. The findings with regard to team sport participation are even stronger, Katz said. "This study can't tell us whether kids who smoke are less likely to play sports, or vice ver...

Elderly breast cancer patients receive chemotherapy if treated in private practices

...cancer (stages 1-3), the researchers report that only 15% of women got treated, and the use of chemotherapy is a judgment call by the oncologist. With regard to younger women with nonmetastatic breast cancer, 70% received adjuvant chemotherapy. The study is published online in Cancer , a journal of the Am...

The Beryl Companies Welcomes Three New Members to its Executive Advisory Council

...ealthcare organizations. The Executive Advisory Council provides strategic guidance and insight into the ever-changing healthcare industry. "We highly regard our Executive Advisory Council and utilize their expertise time and time again as we work to anticipate the needs of our clients," asserted Lance Ship...

Cosmetic surgery appeals to men, women with appearance-based rejection sensitivity

...earance rejection may therefore be a key psychological variable to consider when examining responses to teasing related to appearance, especially with regard to feeling rejected and expressing interest in cosmetic surgery," she adds. ...

Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Releases June Advisory

... an MR scan. Wrong-Site Surgery Quarterly Update: This article provides an update of encouraging trends the Authority is beginning to see in regard to preventing wrong-site surgeries. The southeastern Pennsylvania regional collaborative to prevent wrong-site surgery that began in March 2008 with 3...

Allegiant Professional Business Services Inc. Signs New Members to Its PPO Health Insurance Plan. Annual Revenues Projected to Increase by $5M.

...ard-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that occur after the date hereof or to reflect any change in the Company's expectations with regard to these forward-looking statements or the occurrence of unanticipated events. Factors that may impact the Company's success are more fully disclosed ...

Cellular Technology Extends the Boundaries of E-healthcare, Says Frost & Sullivan

...ID." Currently, Wi-Fi is one of the most widely deployed wireless technologies in hospitals. However, this technology has several challenges with regard to range, security and quality of service (QoS) which can be effectively addressed by next generation cellular technologies such as HSPA and 3G LTE. ...
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