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Photo: New Survey Results Show Most Moms Are Aware Their Pre-teens and Teens Need Vaccines

NEW YORK, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey reports that most moms know their children need additional vaccines beyond those received when they were infants or small children. But according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates, most pre-teens and teens do not h...

Arizona Pain Specialists Contend Recent Vertebroplasty Studies are Misleading: Studies Actually Show it is Effective at Reducing Pain

Two studies released August 6, 2009 in the New England Journal of Medicine claim to demonstrate that vertebroplasty, a procedure to treat some painful spine fractures, is not effective. According to several authorities in the field, this is incorrect, as both studies actually demonstrate a signi...

Rooks Show Intelligence in Catching the Worm

Experiment shows that these birds can use tools to solve problems THURSDAY, Aug. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Rooks aren't birdbrains, research shows. A U.K. study found that the members of the corvid, or crow, family can use stones to raise the level of water in a container to bring a flo...

Healthcare: Solutions for the American Crisis 'The Economic Report' Show to Feature Rising Medical Solutions, Inc.

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Economic Report has found a promising solution that puts power back in the healthcare consumer's hands. Rising Medical Solutions will discuss this solution and more in an upcoming episode of the show's series on Solutions for the ...

C3Life.com to Sponsor Fashion Show at 2009 National UOAA Conference

Ostomy event to showcase clothing, lingerie, and fashion tips for people with ostomies Libertyville, IL USA (PRWEB) July 29, 2009 -- C3Life.com , a community website for people with ostomies, their caregivers, and loved ones, will be sponsoring a fashion show at the Se...

Conference Hound Launches Dedicated Conference and Trade Show Search Engine

Start-up B2B business focused on attendee search launches with 11,000 listings San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2009 -- Conference Hound, Inc., a privately-held start-up company based in San Francisco, CA and Austin, TX, launched a new web platform today that will fun...

Studies Show Genetic Activity of Antioxidants

Clues found on how they help arteries stay clear and healthy TUESDAY, July 21 (HealthDay News) -- Using the latest genetic technology, researchers have begun to discover the exact molecular reasons why foods such as turmeric -- a popular curry spice -- and ordinary orange juice are goo...

OB10 and Memorial Hermann Show How e-Invoicing Program Optimized Accounts Payables and P-Card Spend

Largest hospital group in Texas joins forces with OB10 to co-host audio conference focused on optimizing AP and P-Card spend Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 21, 2009 -- OB10, the leading global e-Invoicing network and Memorial Hermann, the largest hospital system in Texas, rec...

Marathon Health Adds Fitness Center Capability -- Medically-based Fitness Centers Show Improved Engagement and Efficacy

Marathon Health, a leading provider of onsite employee health services and technology solutions, today announced the addition of fitness centers to its suite of services Burlington, VT (PRWEB) July 15, 2009 -- Marathon Health, a leading provider of onsite employee heal...

Investigation to Show Harassment, Legal Restrictions Impose Severe Obstacles for Abortion Providers and Women Seeking Abortions

NEW YORK, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Next week, the Center for Reproductive Rights will release the results of an investigation of abortion clinics in six states demonstrating that attacks, harassment, discriminatory legal restrictions and stigma are causing a shortage of ab...

Latest Studies Show 'Junk Drinks' Pose as Many Health Threats as 'Junk Food' According to AquaHydrate Medical Advisor

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- "You are what you drink." That's the implication of major new studies indicating that what you drink may be as important as what you eat when it comes to health problems like obesity, diabetes, heart disease and many others, according to Dr. Cheryl...

Winners of the Addressing Psoriasis(TM) Contest Selected to Walk the Runway in New York City Fashion Show Hosted by Tim Gunn

NEW YORK, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen and Wyeth today announced the eight winners of the Ad dressing Psoriasis(TM) contest, which recognizes people with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis who have tried not to allow the condition to inhibit their personal style. The winners will help raise...

New Snapshots Show States Vary Widely in Providing Quality Health Care

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's annual release of state-by-state quality data continues to give states mixed reviews for the quality of care they provide. As in previous years, AHRQ's 2008 State Snapshots show that no state does ...

Jarrow Formulas, Inc. to Unveil Children's Natural Health Products at Upcoming Natural MarketPlace 2009 Show in Las Vegas

Jarrow Formulas will be unveiling children's products Yum-Yum D3 liquid, Yum-Yum GOS Syrup (prebiotic fiber syrup), Yum-Yum Zymes; and Brown Rice Protein in Chocolate, Vanilla and Berry flavors at the upcoming Natural MarketPlace 2009 trade show to be held at Sands Expo & Convention Center/Th...

Morning People and Night Owls Show Different Brain Function: University of Alberta Study

Scientists at the University of Alberta have found that there are significant differences in the way our brains function depending on whether we're early risers or night owls. (Vocus) June 23, 2009 -- Are you a "morning person" or a "night owl?" ...

Schmidt & Clark, LLP: FDA Reports Show Abbott Labs Subsidiary Failed to Disclose Parasite Eye Infections Tied to Contact Lens Solution

WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Washington, D.C.-based law firm of Schmidt & Clark, LLP , is announcing the results of an inspection conducted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration where investigators determined that a subsidiary of Abbott Park, Ill.-based Abbott La...

Novel light-sensitive compounds show promise for cancer therapy

SANTA CRUZ, CA--Chemists at the University of California, Santa Cruz, have developed novel compounds that show promise for photodynamic cancer therapy, which uses light-activated drugs to kill tumor cells. The new compounds, called dye-sensitized ruthenium nitrosyls, are absorbed by cancer cel...

CPF, Pulmonary Fibrosis Experts Guests on Sirius and XM Satellite Radio Show June 16th

"Doctor Radio" Host Interviews CPF Co-Founder, PF Advocate, and Top PF Researcher and Clinician NEW YORK, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) today announced its co-founder and other Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) experts will be guests on the Sirius and XM ...

Studies Show Groundbreaking 22% Reduction in Depression Symptoms in 4 Hours

In a nation growing increasingly dependent on risky pharmaceutical solutions to treat depression, new research shows definitive evidence of an effective and drugless cure for depression and its related health problems (PRWEB) June 15, 2009 -- Mental disorders are the le...

New Studies Show Nursing Workforce Critical to Success of Health Reform

Policy experts examine evidence-based nursing solutions that address health care access, quality and cost WASHINGTON, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health Affairs today unveiled a series of six studies examining the nursing workforce in the context of health reform. The papers were r...

Survey Results Show Long-Term Care Providers Wary about Healthcare Reform

Budget Concerns, Understaffing and Lack of Established Best Practices and Clarity in the Stimulus Bill Cited by Providers as Barriers to Short-Term Success Stamford, CT (PRWEB) June 11, 2009 -- While more than one-third of home health care and nursing home organization...

12th Annual Health Confidence Survey: Americans Show Support for Several Health Coverage Options, But Their Views Could Change as More Details Emerge

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Congress prepares to debate a major overhaul of the nation's health care system, Americans already have formed opinions in support of several proposals to expand coverage that have been part of the preliminary discussion, according to the 12th annu...

Two-Year Data Show Investigational Drug Liraglutide More Effective at Lowering Blood Sugar Than Glimepiride

NEW ORLEANS, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novo Nordisk (NVO) data presented at the 69th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) showed that once-daily liraglutide, taken as monotherapy, leads to statistically significant and sustained reductions in blood sugar and...

Dr. Edward Martin Hosts New Los Angeles Radio Show About Back Pain

Los Angeles Back Pain Specialist Uncovers Alternatives To Back Surgery And Other Traditional Medical Treatments LOS ANGELES, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Edward Martin, D.C. is the host of the new radio show in Los Angeles, "The Back Pain Show." This show airs every Saturday at 8 PM on KRLA ...

Health Issues in Childhood Often Show Up in Adulthood

Physical, mental stress at young age can have lifelong effects, research shows TUESDAY, June 2 (HealthDay News) -- Physical and mental health problems in childhood can have lifelong consequences, which means it's important to start health promotion and disease prevention early in life,...

Study Results Show CAQH CORE Certification Dramatically Cuts Administrative Costs, Accelerates I.T. Adoption by Providers and Health Plans

Industry-wide Implementation Could Yield $3 Billion of Savings in Three Years WASHINGTON, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- CAQH(R) announced today that a study of results achieved by health care providers and health plans using the Phase I rules of its Committee on Operating Rules for Information Excha...

AstraZeneca Studies Show Relief of Nighttime Heartburn and Reduction in GERD-Related Sleep Disturbances

WILMINGTON, Del., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Two studies from AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN ) show that symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) patients treated with NEXIUM(R) (esomeprazole magnesium) 20 mg daily experienced greater relief from nighttime heartburn and GERD-related sl...

Drug Trials Show Modest Gains Against Lung Cancer

Alimta, Zactima extend survival but cure remains out of reach, studies show SATURDAY, May 30 (HealthDay News) -- Certain drugs offer incremental yet significant improvements in pushing back advanced lung cancer. That's the conclusion of studies presented Saturday at the annual meeti...

Miracle Treatment for Burn Scars as Seen on Today Show Will Also Be Featured on The Insider Tonight

NEW YORK, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the feature of the UltraPulse CO2 fractional laser as a Miracle Treatment for Burn Scars on The Today Show , The Insider will also be featuring the treatment tonight, check your local listings for the time. Chandra, Jordan and Trae Berns were int...

Brain Scans Show Differences in Cocaine Addicts

Regions affected when thinking about drugs could be targets for treatments, researchers say THURSDAY, May 28 (HealthDay News) --Cocaine users appear to have less activity in the parts of their brains that monitor behaviors and emotions, a finding that researchers think may make them mo...

DDL, Leader in Medical Device Package, Product and Material Testing, will be Presenting at This Year's MD&M Show in New York

DDL, the leading package testing services firm specializing in medical device package testing, will be represented in New York City at the MD&M East trade show and will help kick off the conference with a powerful presentation by Scotty Levy, DDL's Packaging Engineer. ...

Body Shaping Gets the Spotlight with Industry Experts and Celebrity Guest to Showcase SmoothShapes(R) and SmoothLipo(TM) Systems at THE Aesthetic Show in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Body shaping will be one of the main acts this year at THE Aesthetic Show(TM) in Las Vegas and Eleme Medical, a premier body shaping company, will be demonstrating the most effective cellulite-reduction and body sculpting procedures, SmoothShapes (R) and SmoothLi...

Communities Containing More Alcohol Outlets Show Increased Underage Alcohol Access

Research Indicates Communities with a Higher Concentration of Alcohol Outlets are More Likely to Contain Greater Levels of Underage Alcohol Access. BERKELEY, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Communities containing larger numbers of stores selling alcohol are more likely to have higher levels of...

WPSU Debuts New Series; 1st Show Tackles Neuroscience and the Military

"Conversations from Penn State" will also air on the Big Ten Network UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Neuroscience is changing the face of modern warfare. "Emotionless warriors" and thought scans of detainees may not be that far in the future. What are the medical and e...

Mock CPR drills in kids show many residents fail in key skills, Hopkins study reveals

Research from the Johns Hopkins Children's Center exposes alarming gaps in training hospital residents in "first response" emergency treatment of staged cardiorespiratory arrests in children, while at the same time offering a potent recipe for fixing the problem. The research was conducted just...

New Insights Show Ginseng Fights Inflammation

Scientists spot anti-inflammatory components in the traditional remedy FRIDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- Ginseng has been used in medicine for centuries, and now its reputation for improving health is expanding: A new study has found that the herb, which is used in traditional Chinese...

Studies show LAM patients participate in clinical trials to help others, not themselves

CINCINNATITwo recent studies by researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) bring to light interesting findings about the diagnosis of the rare lung disease Lymphangioleiomyomatosis ( LAM) and the reasons LAM patients participate in research studies. Brent Kinder, MD, Frank McCormack, MD,...

Brain Scans Show How Humans 'Hear' Emotion

Swiss scientists tracked response to words via MRI THURSDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- What's in a word? Emotion, especially if it's said with inflection. Now, Swiss scientists report that they can detect a person's sense of the emotion behind a word by "reading" the brain as it p...

Health Insurance Advocate Radio Show Proves Health Insurance is a Top Rated Topic for Talk Radio

Arbitron ratings show private health insurance is a top rated topic for consumers despite looming National Health Care plans. Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) May 14, 2009 -- Kansas City, Jeremy Snider, of KCMO-AM talk radio 710 announced today that the Health Insurance A...

Prominent New York Plastic Surgeon Hosts Cosmetic Surgery Fashion Show and Extravaganza

LONG ISLAND, N.Y., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Stephen T. Greenberg, a nationally known plastic surgeon, author of "A Little Nip/A Little Tuck," radio show host and television personality is hosting a cosmetic surgery fashion show featuring models who have had the latest cosmetic surgery procedures...
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