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Harvard Health Letter Special Section Features the Body's Unsung Marvels: The Feet

A special four-page section in the August 2009 Harvard Health Letter focuses on the feet and their common ailments. Dr. James Ioli, chief of podiatry at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, served as guest editor. Boston (Vocus) August 6, 2009 -- W...

Brain section multitasks, handling phonetics and decision-making

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] A front portion of the brain that handles tasks like decision-making also helps decipher different phonetic sounds, according to new Brown University research. This section of the brain the left inferior frontal sulcus treats different pronunciations of th...

FDA Accepts Final Section of NDA Filing for LUCASSIN(R)

- Priority Review Granted - LEBANON, N.J., and CLINTON, N.J., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Orphan Therapeutics, LLC and Ikaria Holdings, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the final section of the New Drug Application (NDA) filing seeking marketing a...

Providence Service Corporation Comments on Section 220 Demands Received From Avalon Correctional Services, Inc.

Avalon's Section 220 Demands Called Extraordinarily Overbroad, Patently Inappropriate, Unduly Burdensome and an Egregious Abuse of the Section 220 Process TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Providence Service Corporation (Nasdaq: PRSC ) today commented on the two Section 2...

Rural/Metro Issues Reminder to Stockholders on Transactions That May Impact IRS Section 382 Outcome

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rural/Metro Corporation (Nasdaq: RURL ) issued another reminder today for current and potential holders of 5% or more of the Company's common stock in relation to its ongoing analysis of the impact of change-in-ownership rules under Section ...

AVMA Launches Animal Welfare Web Section to Provide Hub for Programs and Information

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help veterinarians and the general public understand the complexity and passion behind animal welfare issues, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has launched its first Web section devoted entirely to animal welfare informat...

Arkion(R) Life Sciences Receives Crisis Exemption to US EPA Section 18 Approval in Mississippi and Tennessee to Market Avitec Corn Seed Treatment

NEW CASTLE, Del., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Arkion(R) Life Sciences LLC has been notified by the Mississippi and Tennessee Departments of Agriculture of approval of an Emergency Crisis Exemption to a Section 18 label for Avitec. Avitec protects corn seed from damage by blackbirds, grackles, cro...

Special journal section explores geriatric assessment

The latest issue of The Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences (Vol. 63, No. 3) features a special section devoted to the phenomenon of multidimensional geriatric assessment - an interdisciplinary diagnostic process to determine the medical, psychological, and functional status of at-risk and ...

Walther Cancer Foundation grant funds new IU Simon Cancer Center Web site section

INDIANAPOLIS -- For some cancer patients, the soles of their feet and the palms of their hands burn or tingle, while others may become forgetful because of some types of chemotherapy. Patients' family members also can feel anxious and concerned about their loved one's well-being. Both share a ...

NHS Choices Launches New Fitness Section

LONDON, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- NHS Choices ( http://www.nhs.uk ), the digital 'front door' to the NHS, launches a new Live well bundle aimed to help people improve their fitness levels. Based on NHS accredited information, the Fitness section ( http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/fitness/Pages/fitn...

C- Section Does Not Affect an Infants Health

Contrary to what some experts believe C- section does not affect infants health. The babies delivered by cesarean dont need to visit the doctor frequently early in life according to a new study. The new study, published in the journal Epidemiology, Hong Kong researchers found that babies de...

C Section On The Rise In Obese Women

According to the annual Compendium of Health Statistics published by the Office of Health Economics (OHE), more and more obese// women deliver by caesarian method. This is costing the NHS twice as much as the normal delivery. From a 16.6% in 1995, the deliveries by C section have increased to...

Special Section of JCS Addresses Vascular Anomalies

Hemangiomas, vascular tumors, and other vascular (blood vessel-related) anomalies are potentially disfiguring lesions that cause distress // for affected children and their parents and confusion among physicians and surgeons. Although advances have been made in the diagnosis and treatment of these ...

Cesarean Section May Increase Infant Mortality Rates in Low-Risk Women

Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say that mothers who are at a low-risk for infant and mortality rates may increase them if they deliver their baby by C-section// rather than vaginally. The report is available in the latest issue of Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care. For ...

Extra Vaginal Bleed After ‘C’ Section Can be Prevented By Contraceptive Pils

A new study finds that taking oral contraceptive pills after caesarean sections can prevent vaginal bleeding between menstrual cycles.// Researchers at the Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine have announced today that oral contraceptive pills could prevent vaginal bleeding between me...

Patient Choice Cesarean Section on The Rise

A cesarean section refers to the surgical procedure that is an alternative for vaginal delivery. The procedure involves an incision in the mother’s abdomen and uterus. The procedure is indicated only // in certain cases when there is a health risk to the mother or the baby. However, it is becoming...

Watch out those of you planning for a predetermined Cesarean Section

It has now become a common practice among women these days to have their baby delivered at the requested date and time by a Cesarean Section for religious regions. The trend may not be all that healthy according to a study which has found // a link between c-section delivery and higher risk of cavi...

Babies Born By C- section At A Greater Risk for Allergies

Babies born by Cesarean section may have greater sensitivity to certain foods and are at a greater risk for diarrhea, // according to a recent study. Researchers studied 865 babies who had been exclusively breast-fed until they were 4 months old. None was born prematurely, and they were all born...

Placental Problems in Women Linked With Caesarean Section

New research to be published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology shows a link between the development of placenta praevia and placental abruption during the subsequent pregnancies of women who previously had a caesarean section. Placental praevia is defined as ...

Placental Problems in Women Linked With Caesarean Section

New research to be published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology shows a link between the development of placenta praevia// and placental abruption during the subsequent pregnancies of women who previously had a caesarean section. Placental praevia is defined as t...

Japanese Princess Kiko May Deliver Heir Through Cesarean Section

Japanese Princess Kiko may need to undergo a Cesarean operation to deliver Japan's male heir. The baby could be premature, according to Ichiro Kanazawa, head doctor of the Imperial Household agency//. he said the princess had developed an abnormal placement of the placenta, a condition called...

Study Advocates Use Of Oral Painkillers After Cesarean Section

A new study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology has advocated the use of oral pain medication like oxycodone and acetaminophen for pain relief// after a cesarean section. The researchers say that this appears to be a better option than patient-controlled morphine. Usi...

China Medical Technologies Announces Change of Independent Auditors

...se statements constitute "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and as defined in t...

Federal Judge Sentences Defendants Who Perpetrated $10.9 Million Medicare Fraud HIV Infusion Scheme

...care Fraud Strike Force (MFSF), supervised by the Criminal Division's Fraud section and Acting U.S. Attorney Sloman of the Southern District of Florida, ...e phases are led by a federal prosecutor from the Criminal Division's Fraud section or the U.S. Attorney's Office. Each team has an agent from the FBI and HHS-...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Announces Expiration and Results of Tender Offers for Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes and Senior Subordinated Notes and Solicitation of Consents to Related Indentures

...ts in this release contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of section 27A of the Securities Act, section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Private Securities Litig...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Announces Closing of Offering of $300 Million of 11.75% Senior Secured Notes Due 2015

...ts in this release contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of section 27A of the Securities Act, section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Private Securities Litig...

Warner Chilcott Reports Operating Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2009 and Updates 2009 Full Year Guidance

...hese statements constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The words "may," "might," "will...

The Ensign Group Reports Second Quarter 2009 Earnings of $0.39 per Share; Reaffirms 2009 EPS Guidance

...stical information required by SEC Regulation G, please visit the Investors section of the Ensign website at http://investor.ensigngroup.net. The webcast will...sec.gov or under the "Financial Information" link of the Investor Relations section on Ensign's website. . ...

Cogdell Spencer Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... and diluted 40,950 -- 40,950 Supplemental operating and financial data are available in the Investor Relations section of the Company's Web site at www.cogdellspencer.com . The reported results are unaudited and there can be no assurance that the results will...

Schering-Plough to Webcast Special Meeting of Shareholders

...e Web site, www.schering-plough.com . Those wishing to listen live to the Webcast of the Special Meeting should go to the Investor Relations section of the Schering-Plough corporate Web site, www.schering-plough.com , and click on the "Presentations/Webcasts" link. A replay of the Webcast will ...

Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... code 80431991. The webcast can be accessed live on the investor relations section of the Orexigen web site at http://www.orexigen.com , and will be arch...tionary statement. This caution is made under the safe harbor provisions of section 21E of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Information in...

Chindex International, Inc. Launches World-Class Cancer Treatment Center

...of historical facts may be forward-looking statements within the meaning of section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act")...

AMN Healthcare Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

...s press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The company based t...

IPC The Hospitalist Company Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...will also be available from the Investor Relations section on the corporate website at http://www.hospital...t limited to, those statements set forth under the section titled "Guidance" regarding projected operating re...t recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, including the section titled "Risk Factors" and actual results could dif...

Sedationfacts.org Enhances State-Specific Site Content, Making Regional Sedation Administration Standards and Regulations Quick and Easy to Find and Use

...nurses and physicians to understand and comply with state licensures and state nurse practice acts by organizing these regulations into an easy-to-use section of the site. Rather than seeking out information on several sites, gastroenterology professionals can now visit SedationFacts.org to find state-specif...

New Research Suggests Most Are Willing to Make Tradeoffs and Would Embrace Comprehensive Health Care Reform

... how participants felt about broad reform issues, such as universal coverage and limits on care. (Major insights are highlighted in the "key findings" section below.) The report also showed that Americans across all demographic groups and the political spectrum might already agree on a number of impo...

Transcept Pharmaceuticals to Report Second Quarter 2009 Results

...-203-1112 (USA) or 719-457-0820 (International), Replay Passcode: 2582954. A live webcast of the call will also be available from the Investors section on the corporate web site at www.transcept.com . A webcast replay can be accessed on the corporate web site beginning August 14, 2009 at the same ti...

Genomic Health to Present at Canaccord Adams 29th Annual Global Growth Conference

... on Thursday, August 13 at 1:30 p.m. ET. To access the live and subsequently archived webcast of the presentation, visit the Investor Relations section of Genomic Health's website at http://investor.genomichealth.com. Please connect to the website at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the pre...

Worldwide Gap Between Vision Care Attitudes & Behavior

...a, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the United States. A total of 6,500 adults ages 18-54 (a nationally representative cross section of 500 adults per country) were surveyed between April and July, 2008. Online interviews were conducted in all countries but China and Russia, where i...

Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Second-Quarter 2009

...ld reference the "Sunrise Senior Living Q2 Earnings Call" or the participant passcode: 4727771. Those interested may also go to the Investor Relations section of Sunrise's Web site ( http://www.sunriseseniorliving.com ) to listen to the earnings call. A telephone replay of the call will be available unti...
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