Helping Dogs With Allergies: A 'Simple Solution' for a Not So Simple Health Problem
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Achoo! Certainly, a sneeze can be one sign that a dog has allergies. But so can incessant scratching, licking a "hot spot," recurrent ear infections and frequent messes on the living room floor. Indeed, more than half of all dog owners in the U.S....
Holy Ground Farm, Inc Announces Impotency Resolved by Simple Non-Invasive Method
A middle-aged man who had been impotent for several years got an unexpected surprise last week after using a glyph that was designed by Holy Ground Farm, Inc.(HGF) to restore damaged nerve bundles. He found the glyph in HGFs manual that has just been released entitled "Unlocking the Power o...
Finally, The Round Diet! A Diet Simple Enough that Even a Kindergartener Can Follow It
SARATOGA, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Whatever one's relationship with food, this book can help them choose healthy meals by the food's natural Round shape and help train the mind to be an ally in becoming stronger, sexier, leaner and more fit. The Round Diet will change one's view of fo...
As World Health Organization Raises Influenza A (H1N1) Pandemic Alert to Level Six, Hygiene Council Recommends Simple Steps to Help Protect Families from Illness
PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization has increased the pandemic alert to level six for influenza A (H1N1), also known as swine flu, the first time it has been raised to this level in 41 years. Families should take active steps to protect themselves, but need not...
Focused Health Solutions Helps Make Preventative Health Screenings Simple and More Affordable
Partnership with eHealthScreenings adds to growing list of solutions available to help companies and their employees manage their health and health-care costs
DEERFIELD, Ill., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Knowledge and prevention are among the keys to every person's good health. While you may look ...
New Data Support Use of Simple Test to Predict Endometrial Cancer Response to Chemotherapy
Study Presented at 2009 American Society of Clinical Oncologist Annual Meeting
ORLANDO, Fla., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- New data presented today at the 2009 American Society of Clinical Oncologist (ASCO) Annual Meeting support the use of a laboratory test, ChemoFX(R), to help physicians predet...
A feasible, simple and convenient model for study of rectal carcinoma
The method of building a rabbit rectal VX2 carcinoma model by injecting the cell suspension of VX2 cells into the wall of the rectum guided by X-ray fluoroscopy is feasible. The advantages of the model are ease of establishment, short growth period, and high stability. The rectal VX2 carcinoma est...
Nick Jonas and Bayer Diabetes Care Launch Creativity Contest to Encourage Kids With Diabetes to Express Their Simple Win
Three Grand Prize Winners Will Meet Nick Jonas
TARRYTOWN, N.Y., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer Diabetes Care and music sensation Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers invite kids and teens with diabetes to enter the Bayer "Express Your Simple
Win Creativity Contest" online for a chance to meet Ni...
New, simple method identifies preterm infants at risk of eye disease
way of establishing which preterm infants are at risk of developing the eye disease ROP is to follow their weight gain. A new study from the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, suggests that following weekly weight development might replace the need for considerably mor...
Mayo study shows simple finger device may help predict future heart events, such as heart attack
ORLANDO, Fla. - Results of a Mayo Clinic study show that a simple, noninvasive finger sensor test is "highly predictive" of a major cardiac event, such as a heart attack or stroke, for people who are considered at low or moderate risk, according to researchers.
The study will be presented Tuesd...
Mayo Study Shows Simple Finger Device May Help Predict Future Heart Events, Such as Heart Attack
ORLANDO, Fla., March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Results of a Mayo Clinic study show that a simple, noninvasive finger sensor test is "highly predictive" of a major cardiac event, such as a heart attack or stroke, for people who are considered at low or moderate risk, according to researchers....
A simple balance test may predict cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, March 10, 2009 A simple
balance test may predict cognitive decline in Alzheimer's Disease, according to a study published in the March 2009 issue of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease .
This study was carried out in 16 university hospital departments of neurology, ...
'I Count(TM): 10 Simple Steps to a Healthy Life': Time and Money-Strapped Americans Find Balance, Better Health with New Book
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- There are some people who seem to have it all: success in a career, a great outlook on life, a sleek physique ... an all-around "glow." While it may seem that luck is always on their side, the key to their success is a tried-and-true model: set a goal ...
Study Shows Simple Measures May Help Prevent Sudden Death Event in Young Athletes
A blunt, non-penetrating hit to the chest from a baseball or hockey puck at just the right time could cause sudden death in an athlete. The condition, commotio cordis and its prevention were investigated in the March/April issue of Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Expert Hypnotherapist Dr. Olga Stevko Offers Clients Simple and Powerful Tools for Lasting Weight Loss; Dr. Olga Combines Hypnotherapy and NLP to Transform Clients' Limi
With two-thirds of Americans classified by the government as overweight, and with stress regarding the current economic environment making it even more difficult for people to lose weight, San Francisco-based Dr. Olga Stevko, Clinical Hypnotherapist and MD from Russia ( www.drolga.com ) offers cl...
'Waking Up And Getting Ready': New 'Green' Guide Advocates Simple Living and Earth-Centered Spirituality
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of the great challenges of our day, including two wars, an economic meltdown, the ongoing presence of terrorism and environmental degradation, Blair Frank presents his arguments for a response in his new nonfiction guide, "Waking Up And Getti...
College of American Pathologists Offers Tips on Simple Diabetes Prevention in the New Year
Many Americans who already have diabetes, don't even know they have it.
Chicago, IL (Vocus) January 13, 2009 -- Now that everyone is in New Year's Resolution mode, one more challenge to staying in control of getting in tip-top shape is the tough economy.
While you c...
One Simple Step to Obtain Health, Happiness, and Longevity in 2009
BOSTON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) announced today its call to action for anyone looking to live a happier, healthier, longer life - invest in yourself; join a health club.
"Exercise is one of the best medic...
A simple questionnaire to replace a doctor's exam
The good news you've been offered the perfect job. The not-so-good news it's contingent on a medical exam.
For the disabled, people with diseases like HIV, or those who are simply mega-stressed at the thought of a doctor's waiting room, undergoing a medical exam to qualify for a job can be ...
Donate Blood - A Simple and Precious Lifegiving Gift
People with Rare Anemias, Blood Cancers Need You
NEW YORK, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As winter holidays fast approach, New York Blood Center (NYBC) calls upon the community to please set aside a time to donate blood. The holidays are a time when blood supply decreases while eme...
10 Minutes at a Time: Simple Steps to Get Moving and Reduce Your Risk of Diabetes and Heart Disease
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Want to lower your risk for type
2 diabetes and heart disease? All it takes is 10 minutes of physical activity
three times a day. Ten times three -- it's really that simple. And it's what
the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend to help...
A simple blood test for colon cancer
People are often reluctant to undergo a routine but painful colonoscopy ― but the consequences can be fatal. According to the American Cancer Society, colon cancer is the third most common cancer found in American men and women and kills about 50,000 Americans every year.
"85% of those ...
Research indicates need for effective HPV vaccine for women and men and a simple HPV screening test
A call to explore a broader use of HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccines and the validation of a simple
oral screening test for HPV-caused oral cancers are reported in two studies by a Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center investigator.
Leading HPV expert Maura Gillison, M.D., Ph.D., the first to id...
Major study of opiate use in children's hospitals provides simple steps to alleviate harm
STANFORD, Calif. Hospitalized kids with painful ailments from broken bones to cancer are often dosed with strong, painkilling drugs known as opiates. The medications block pain, but they can have nasty side effects. Constipation, for instance, is one side effect that can cause discomfort and eve...
Symptom Screening Plus a Simple Blood Test Equals a 20 Percent Jump in Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer
SEATTLE, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Women's reports of persistent,
recent-onset symptoms linked to ovarian cancer -- abdominal or pelvic pain,
difficulty eating or feeling full quickly and abdominal bloating -- when
combined with the CA125 blood test may improve the early detection of
Symptom screening plus a simple blood test improves early detection of ovarian cancer
SEATTLE Women's reports of persistent, recent-onset symptoms linked to ovarian cancer abdominal or pelvic pain, difficulty eating or feeling full quickly and abdominal bloating when combined with the CA125 blood test may improve the early detection of ovarian cancer by 20 percent, according to ...
A Simple Weight Loss Diet: Scientific, Safe and Basically Free
The Pen and Paper Diet, a new book by Michael Dow, provides a simple
solution for weight loss and a way for a person to maintain their ideal
weight. As the title implies, all one needs is pen and paper to control their weight.
TUCSON, Ariz., June 18 /PRNewswir...
The J.M. Smucker Company Travels the U.S. to Launch the Simple Steps To A Better You Campaign
Smucker's and Denise Austin Team Up to Inspire Americans
ORRVILLE, Ohio, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 16th, The J.M.
Smucker Company, makers of Smucker's(R) fruit spreads and Smucker's(R)
Natural Peanut Butter, kicked off the Simple
Steps To A Better You Tour,
which emphasizes the...
Quaker Introduces Simple Harvest(TM) All Natural Multigrain Chewy Granola Bars That Taste Simply Delicious
America's Supermarket Guru(R) Says the New Products Measure up to Latest Food Trends: Simple
Ingredients, Flavors and Great Taste
CHICAGO, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Phil Lempert, America's
Supermarket Guru(R), one of the biggest current trends is all natural foods
What are simple ways to judge the efficacy of 5-fluorouracil in colonic neoplasm?
5-fluorouracil (5-FU) is a common chemotherapeutical drug. It exerts its antitumor effect through competitive thymidylate synthase (TS) inhibition. Thymidylate synthase (TS) catalyses deoxyuridine-5-monophosphate (dUMP) to 2-deoxythymydine-5-monophosphate (dTMP). It is the only de novo source of ...
New FIRST RESPONSE(R) Pregnancy Test Gives Women a Fast and Simple One-Word Answer
Introducing the FIRST RESPONSE(R) Digital Display Early Result Pregnancy Test
PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Good news has arrived for
women looking for a "yes" or "no" answer to one very important question: Am
I having a baby? The new FIRST RESPONSE(...
Dental Devices Offer a Simple Solution for Sleep
Millions could benefit from a slight forward jaw adjustment
BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A dentist with membership in
the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine is advocating for the medical
community to provide relief to the one in 15 Americans who suffer alarming
6 simple steps to protect against and stop the spread of noroviruses
Recent outbreaks of norovirusalso known as stomach fluindicate the highly contagious, fast-moving virus is again a public health concern. The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has six simple
steps to protect families against noroviruses.
Norovirus is th...
10-fold life span extension reported in simple organism
Biologists have created bakers yeast capable of living to 800 in yeast
years without apparent side effects.
The basic but important discovery, achieved through a combination of dietary
and genetic changes, brings science closer to controlling the survival and
health of the unit of all living sy...
Ring In 2008 With Simple New Year's Resolutions That Will Stick Year-Round
Hollywood Life Coach Sherri Ziff Lester Says Small Steps Are Key to Gradual New Year's Resolution Success
FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 1, most
Americans pledged to lose weight, quit smoking or eat healthier for the
next 365 days. For the past week, ...
be(R) is Making Health Simple With Complimentary, Expert Online Diet, Nutrition and Exercise Advice
Kate Weber, registered dietician, certified personal trainer, marathoner
and wellness enthusiast will design individualized programs to help people
reach their fitness goals to live a better, longer, healthier and younger life
MILWAUKEE, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ ...
YMCA of the USA Offers Simple Tips to Give the Lifetime Gift of Health and Well-Being to Family and Friends This Holiday Season
Long-term Health Risks for Obese Youth Increases Urgency for Helping Families Make their Holidays 'Heart Healthy'
CHICAGO, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published this month in the
New England Journal of Medicine indicates overweight and obesity in
childhood and adolescence...
Six Simple Steps to Protect Against and Stop the Spread of Superbugs
WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent surveys from
Centers for Disease Control and the Association for Professionals in
Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) have raised awareness of the
threat of hospital and community acquired infections including
Family Halloween Safety Can Be Fiendishly Simple
Limit trick-or-treating to familiar places, don't take candy from strangers, expert says
FRIDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- With Halloween right around the corner, many parents are wondering how they can help keep their kids safe.
According to Meridith Sonnett, director of pediatr...
Professor Woodpecker Makes Children's Nutrition Fun and Simple
New Children's Series Focuses on the Benefits of Healthy, Wholesome Foods
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In a country where rates
of obesity -- including those among children -- are at an all-time high,
one might expect to find a plethora of child-friendly nutritional