Medicines Top Source of Kids' Poisonings
Over 70,000 children per year take painkillers, other drugs and end up in the ER, CDC says
TUESDAY, Aug. 4 (HealthDay News) -- The leading cause of accidental poisonings among American children can be found in the family medicine cabinet, a new government report shows.
Each year in ...
EcoloBlue is a New source of Water and a New Green Industry
"EcoloBlue generators are something that are useful in helping to provide clean drinking water in places where it is not only a luxury but a necessity."-IREO Secretary -General , Robson Mello. Federal, State, City and County governments can enhance their drinking water supply with Ecol...
New Source of Information on Psoriasis Medications
NeedyMeds.org and the National Psoriasis Foundation announce a new source
of information on psoriasis medications and the financial help available for those living with the disease
(Vocus) June 29, 2009 -- NeedyMeds, a national nonprofit, added a new resource page to ...
Hysterectomies Could Be Source of Stem Cells
Researchers eye tissues that are normally discarded after surgery
THURSDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- Fallopian tubes removed from fertile women of child-bearing age during hysterectomies or other procedures might prove to be a new source
of highly sought-after stem cells.
Doctor Diabetic Supply, Inc. Acquires Diabetes Source Rx
MIAMI, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctor Diabetic Supply, Inc., one of the nation's leading distributors of diabetic testing supplies and related products, is proud to announce that it has acquired Diabetes Source
Rx, a Lafayette-LA based distributor of diabetes supplies. The acquisition is an import...
New Source of Information on Pulmonary Hypertension Medications
NeedyMeds.org and the Pulmonary Hypertension Association announce a new source
of information on pulmonary hypertension medications and the financial help available for those living with the disease.
(Vocus) June 16, 2009 -- NeedyMeds, a national nonprofit, added a ne...
New Survey Finds Majority of Adults Don't Understand a Key Source of High Blood Pressure
Dr. Michael Roizen - Co-Founder of RealAge and Co-Author of the YOU Book Series - Urges America to Get the Real Inside Info on High Blood Pressure and Aim Lower
SAN DIEGO, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey released today shows that 3 out of 4 (75%) adults with high blood pressure are not a...
Diet, Purity of Food Source Could be Keys to Improving Health of Hong Kong Toddlers
HONG KONG, June 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- During a press conference
announcing the results of a recent study on toddler health in Hong Kong, Ms.
Ingrid Kan, Accredited Dietician of St. Teresa's Hospital, said an imbalanced
diet could cause a raft of health issues among toddlers, including nutriti...
New Source of Information on Multiple Sclerosis Medications
NeedyMeds.org and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society announce a new source
of information on multiple sclerosis medications and the financial help available for those living with the disease.
(Vocus) May 21, 2009 -- NeedyMeds, a national nonprofit, added a new re...
Veterans Health Administration Selects Essi Systems as Sole Source Provider to Reduce Workplace Stress
Online tools help VA employees manage stress, increase productivity and improve job satisfaction
SAN FRANCISCO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Occupational Health, Safety and Prevention Strategic Health Care Group has chosen Essi Systems(R) as their sole sourc...
IntraHealth International Addresses Capacity Building and Open Source Technologies at Tech-Themed Global Health Conference
CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IntraHealth International will highlight its commitment to leveraging technology to benefit the people of the developing world during the 36th annual International Conference on Global Health in Washington D.C., May 26-30. Hosted by the...
Golden rice an effective source of vitamin A
HOUSTON (May 13, 2009) The beta-carotene in so-called "Golden Rice" converts to vitamin A in humans, according to researchers at Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu) and Tufts University in an article that appears in the current issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition .
Open source mobile technology software reinventing health care in developing countries
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (April 28, 2009) Dr. Joel Selanikio's innovative technology is not only saving lives, it is changing the face of the public health system around the world. Merging his expertise in the areas of computer science, medicine and public health with his business partner's background in...
Genetic source of rare childhood cancer found; gene is implicated in other cancers
St. Louis, April 20, 2009 The search for the cause of an inherited form of a rare, aggressive childhood lung cancer has uncovered important information about how the cancer develops and potentially sheds light on the development of other cancers.
The finding by researchers at Washington Unive...
Health Officials Identify Source of Measles, Additional Places of Possible Exposure
Efforts to Contain Measles Outbreak Continue
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Allegheny County Health Department, in coordination with UPMC's Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, today reported the source
of the recent measles out...
Raw Nuts Could Be Salmonella Source in Pistachios: Report
Calif. producer says they may have been mixed in during production process
TUESDAY, March 31 (HealthDay News) -- The salmonella contamination behind the recall of 1 million pounds of pistachios may have come from raw nuts involved in processing at a California plant, according to the ...
Study Links Internal Source of Aging and Skin Damage
Nu Skin Presents Findings at Asian Societies of Cosmetic Scientists Meeting
PROVO, Utah, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Additional research on a newly identified internal free radical generator, age-related NOX (arNOX), by scientists working with Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: NUS ) li...
Total Source Manufacturing (TSMFG.com) - A Contamination Control Pioneer
TSMFG.com is the Single Source
Solution for Safety Supplies, Face Masks, Work Gloves, Lab supplies, and more.
SAN DIEGO, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Now, thanks to industry pioneer Total Source
Manufacturing , companies have a one-stop shop for all their contamination control needs. In the pas...
Jordan's fossil water source has high radiation levels
DURHAM, N.C. -- Ancient groundwater being tapped by Jordan, one of the 10 most water-deprived nations in the world, has been found to contain twenty times the radiation considered safe for drinking water in a new study by an international team of researchers.
"The combined activities of 228 ra...
Crestline is the Source for Great Green Giveaways
Crestline Custom Imprinted Products, a direct marketing promotional products company, offers a specialty store filled with environmentally friendly custom imprinted items.
Lewiston, ME (PRWEB) February 19, 2009 -- Crestline Custom Imprinted Products, a direct marketing ...
New Source of Information on Scleroderma Medications
NeedyMeds.org and the Scleroderma Foundation announce a new source
of information on scleroderma and the financial help available for those with the disease.
(Vocus) January 23, 2009 -- NeedyMeds, a national nonprofit, adds a new resource page to its website for those w...
Used Conference Room Furniture from The Furniture Source Helps Inspire Strategic Business Decisions
Conference room furniture refurbished and customized to match desired tone of company's culture
Eden Prairie, MN (PRWEB) January 22, 2009 -- www.thefsi.com -- The Furniture Source, provider of new and used office furniture in Minneapolis, MN , is helping ensure Twin ...
Used Cubicles from The Furniture Source Help to Eliminate Cubicle Claustrophobia in Call Centers
Refurbishing Modern Day Office Staple Ensures Successful and Productive Call Centers are Created with Used Cubicles.
Eden Prairie, MN (PRWEB) January 20, 2009 -- www.thefsi.com --The Furniture Source, provider of new and used office furniture in Minneapolis, MN , is ...
DrScore.com Says: Know Your Source When Going Online To Review Your Doctor's Rating
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- For consumers, the Internet
offers a wealth of insight into everything from cars to vacations; however,
when it comes to finding the best doctor, it's important to know the source
your information. These days, there are Web sites that offer ratin...
Peanut Butter Eyed as Source of Salmonella Outbreak
Minn. officials find bacteria in King Nut brand; almost 400 Americans in 42 states have been sickened as probe continues
SATURDAY, Jan. 10(HealthDay News) -- Health officials in the state of Minnesota said late Friday that they had found salmonella bacteria in one brand of peanut butte...
Officials Still Seek Source of Salmonella Outbreak
Almost 400 Americans in 42 states have been sickened
FRIDAY, Jan. 9 (HealthDay News) -- The source
of a salmonella outbreak that has sickened almost 400 Americans in 42 states remains unknown, U.S. health officials said Friday, adding that more cases are expected.
The strain of salm...
Research on the effects of stem cell source and patient age on transplantation outcomes
(SAN FRANCISCO, December 7, 2008) Two studies examining the effects of stem cell source
and patient age on stem cell transplantation outcomes will be explored at a press conference taking place on Sunday, December 7, at 8:00 a.m., during the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematolo...
Report Confirms Source of Contaminated Heparin
A man-made chemical was added to the blood thinner imported from China
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 3 (HealthDay News) -- A final report on the deadly contamination of the blood thinner heparin confirms that the problem was caused by a man-made chemical that was added to batches of the drug importe...
Grandparents a safe source of childcare
For working parents, having grandparents as caregivers can cut the risk of childhood injury roughly in half, according to a new study by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Compared to organized daycare or care by the mother or other relatives, having a grandmothe...
Travel Nurse Source Expands Lead Service to Allied Healthcare Travel Sector with Introduction of AlliedTravelCareers.com
LANCASTER, Pa., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to the growing need
for allied healthcare staff, Travel Nurse Source, LLC has launched a new
program that presents qualified allied travel candidates to participating
healthcare staffing agencies. The new service, Allied Travel Careers,
The Coding Source Named to Inc. Magazine's 27th Annual List of America's 500 Fastest-Growing Private Companies
Los Angeles-based provider of medical coding services ranks No. 96 on the
2008 Inc. 500, with three-year sales growth of nearly 2,000% to $18.5 million in annual revenues
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine today ranked The
No. 96 on its 27t...
New Source of Heart Stem Cells Found
Expression of particular gene can help regenerate multiple tissue types
MONDAY, June 23 (HealthDay News) -- Newly-identified stem cells located on the surface of the heart give rise to heart muscle cells, say researchers at Children's Hospital Boston.
They believe the finding may l...
LeadCheck(R) Reminds Consumers that Bathtubs are Insidious Source for Dangerous Lead
Despite National Attention to Issue 14 Years Ago, Tubs Remain Significant Lead Source
NATICK, Mass., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- For years, Joe Rossi, the
president of European Coatings Inc. in Holbrook, NY, couldn't figure out
why his company sold more products to prof...
Gator Blood May Be New Source of Antibiotics
Early research shows proteins from the reptiles can fight off 'superbugs'
MONDAY, April 7 (HealthDay News) -- Call it a case of gator aid. New research suggests that alligator blood could serve as the basis for new antibiotics targeting infections caused by ulcers, burns and even drug-...
MIRARCO, Canadian Light Source agreement lights way to greener mining
VANCOUVER Shining synchrotron light on environmental questions facing the mining industry is the goal of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed today at the GLOBE 2008 conference between the Canadian Light Source
(CLS) and MIRARCO Mining Innovation.
MIRARCO prides itself in building bridge...
Large source of nitrate, a potential water contaminant, found in near-surface desert soils
RIVERSIDE, Calif. A UC Riverside-led study in the Mojave Desert, Calif., has found that soils under desert pavement have an unusually high concentration of nitrate, a type of salt, close to the surface. Vulnerable to erosion by rain and wind if the desert pavement is disrupted, this vast source
Free Children's Dental Day; Expert Source on Children's Dental Health Available
(Scottsdale, AZ; Tuesday, February 19, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ --
WHAT: February is National Children's Dental Health Month. Dr. Lee Weinstein, a leading Arizona pediatric dentist in Scottsdale and his practice Dental Associates for Kids Only, wi...
Study Probes Source of Knee Arthritis Pain
It's not based on damage to the knees' cushioning elements, study suggests
FRIDAY, Nov. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Damage to the menisci -- the knees' "shock absorbers" -- is sometimes associated with knee osteoarthritis, but it does not directly provoke pain, aching and stiffness, a U.S. study fin...
New T-ray Source Could Improve Airport Security, Cancer Detection
ARGONNE, Ill., Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Going through airport security
can be such a hassle. Shoes, laptops, toothpastes, watches and belts all
get taken off, taken out, scanned, examined, handled and repacked. But
"T-rays", a completely safe form of electromagnetic radiation, may reshape
Living donors may be best source of insulin-producing islets for diabetes treatment
Seoul, Korea November 26, 2007 - According to a new study in Clinical Transplantation, obtaining islet cells (clusters of pancreatic cells that create insulin) from living donors may be a solution to the shortage of islets available for transplantation. In samples taken from living donors, 94 per...