World's 1st Swine Flu Vaccine Trials Start in Australia
Results won't be known for about six weeks, manufacturers say,,
WEDNESDAY, July 22 (HealthDay News) -- Two Australian biotechnology companies have started inoculating adult volunteers in the world's first H1N1 swine flu vaccine trials, with the hope of producing an effective shot again...
Most common brain cancer may start in neural stem cells
ANN ARBOR, Mich. University of Michigan scientists have found that a deficiency in a key tumor suppressor gene in the brain leads to the most common type of adult brain cancer. The study, conducted in mice that mimic human cancer, points the way to more effective future treatments and a way to sc...
Pitching Prowess May Start With the Pelvis
Tests involving pro players show that stability equates to success,,
FRIDAY, May 29 (HealthDay News) -- Good pelvic control can give pitchers the extra edge they need to rule the mound, say U.S. researchers.
They studied the pelvic control of 24 pitchers, ages 18 to 26, in the Pitts...
Fathers' Concern Rises When Teens Start Having Sex
Dads become more motivated to intervene and keep kids safe, study finds
FRIDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that family togetherness can be a tool to prevent teens from engaging in risky sexual behavior and provides surprising insight into the role played by father...
Health-care reform should start with paying evidence-based financial incentives to doctors
Healthcare Reform should start
with "evidence-based reimbursement", structuring physician payment incentives around existing empirical evidence of clinical benefit, which would improve quality and reduce the cost of healthcare, says a commentary written by two cardiologists and published in Circu...
U.S. Urged to Start 'Fixing the Problem' of Food Safety
Creation of a separate federal agency is needed, new report says,,,,
WEDNESDAY, March 25 (HealthDay News) -- A new report calls for a radical overhaul of the U.S. food safety system, including the creation of a separate food safety administration with its own food safety czar.
Rubbo Art of Energy Announces the Release of Their Free eBook Extraordinary Breath, to Celebrate the Start of Healthcare Reform
Health experts Donald and Cheryl Lynne Rubbo offer an effective, timely solution to the negative impact the global economic meltdown is having on the health and the decision-making processes of millions of people worldwide. The Extraordinary Breath is a time-proven method of preventive care and s...
Singapore Offers Grants to Research Scientists to Start Labs Here
Ten outstanding young scientists receive prestigious research fellowships worth US$1.5 million each
Singapore (PRWEB) March 3, 2009 -- Ten outstanding young scientists have been awarded research grants from the National Research Foundation ( www.nrf.gov.sg ) to help the...
First Coast Service Options Announces Start up of New Medicare Contract
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- First Coast Service Options
(FCSO), one of the nation's largest fee-for-service Medicare administrators,
announced today that it is prepared to implement the first two phases of the
new Medicare administrative contract the company was awarded by the ...
Exercise Tips for Seniors to Start a Healthy 2009
Get a checkup, know your options, and get going, council urges
SUNDAY, Jan. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Most fitness advice is aimed at a general audience.
But if you're an older adult, the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) has some tips for seniors to get started and keep the...
Tom's of Maine Invites Everyone to Start the New Year by Helping Families in Need
KENNEBUNK, Maine, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The new year brings a challenging economy but Tom's of Maine is keeping its steadfast commitment to community programs. This month, the company launches Dental Health for All, an initiative that brings everyday Americans and local communities together with...
Later School Start Time Cuts Teens' Car Crash Risk
A little more sleep means sharper young drivers, study suggests
MONDAY, Dec. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Letting teens sleep a little more by starting the school day a bit later may lower their odds for car crash injury or death, a new study finds.
The researchers found a 16.5 percent dr...
Later school start times may improve sleep in adolescents and decrease risk of auto accidents
Westchester, Ill. A study in the Dec. 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine shows that after a one-hour delay of school start
times, teens increased their average nightly hours of sleep and decreased their "catch-up sleep" on the weekends, and they were involved in fewer auto accide...
Corporate Modelling Partners Start Selling BPM in Cloud Service
Xena Health and Solutions Medical Billing Team Up To Offer a Unique Medical Claims Service "Claims in a Cloud" as a SaaS Application.
Glasgow and London (PRWEB) December 2, 2008 -- Making medical insurance claims is now far simpler thanks to the launch of th...
Problems with Drinking - College Drinking Games can be the Start of Lifelong Addiction Reveals Linwood Group
Research by Linwood Group into problems with drinking experienced by UK students shows that there is a link between student binge drinking games and lifelong alcohol addiction.
London (PRWEB) November 19, 2008 -- Linwood Group research reveals that for students playing ...
Research-based program found to enhance impact of Head Start on school readiness
Head Start, the federal program that provides comprehensive services to low-income children and their families, has had a positive effect on some aspects of school readiness, but not others. A new study shows that a program designed to make it easier to integrate research into the classroom by gi...
DuPage's Only Provider of Head Start Takes Aim at Childhood Obesity in Minorities
Lifelink introduces Color Me Healthy(TM)/Salud Primero to teach ABCs of nutrition curriculum
BENSENVILLE, Ill., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifelink today announced that
it has launched an expansive campaign to bring a comprehensive diet and
nutrition curriculum to all of i...
Smart Minds Start With Healthy Mouths
Parents Dental Tips for Back-to-School
ROANOKE, Va., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Back to school time is a great
time for parents to take a refresher course in their child's oral health
care. According to a study conducted by the U.S. Department of Health and
Human Services, stude...
Study confirms colorectal cancer screening should start at age 50
Bethesda, MD (Sept. 1, 2008) Colorectal adenomas, the precursor polyps in virtually all colorectal cancers, occur infrequently in younger adults, but the rate sharply increases after age 50. Additionally, African Americans have a higher rate of proximal, or right-sided, polyps, and may have a wor...
Frozen Egg Bank Launches New Donor Web Site that Helps Prospective Parents Start a Family
ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Frozen Egg Bank, one of
only three repositories of frozen human eggs from donors, announced the
launch of their new Web site, http://www.eggfreezing.com . The Web site
provides a registry of young, healthy donors whose frozen eggs can help
NHSA: Head Start Community Mourns Passing of Pioneer Dr. Julius Richmond
WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The death of Dr. Julius
Richmond, one of the founding fathers of Head Start, marks a sad day for
all Americans who care about childhood education, health and family issues,
according to the National Head Start
Association (NHSA), the organization
Regence Video Cards Help Start Important Health Conversations With Friends, Family
Online videos turn awkward conversations into lighthearted encouragement
PORTLAND, Ore., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Sometimes the simplest of
conversations with loved ones -- especially when it comes to health care --
are the most difficult.
Regence is making those types of communications easie...
Physicians at Northwestern Memorial Offer Sun Safety Tips Just in Time for the Start of Summer
As temperatures escalate, so should awareness of how to play safely in
the summer sun
CHICAGO, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With warmer weather,
extended daylight hours, and a host of outdoor activities to enjoy
everyday, the summer season beckons all comers to take advantage of more
Head Start Leaders Have High Hopes for New President and Congress, But Budget 'Double Whammy' Expected to Force Cuts of Up to 14,000 Child Slots Nationwide
Despite Outstanding Track Record of Program, Head Start
Bracing for Worst Under Fiscal Year 2008 Budget; Advocates Look Forward to
Working With New President, Congress to Address Long-Term $1 Billion Budget
WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Faced with an effect...
Delaying school start time by one hour positively affects adolescents' cognitive performance
WESTCHESTER, Ill. Delaying an adolescents school start
time by one hour has a positive effect on his or her cognitive performance, according to a research abstract that will be presented on Thursday at SLEEP 2008, the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS).
Seasonal Flu Outbreaks Start in Asia: Study
Knowing the source should lead to more effective vaccines, researchers say
WEDNESDAY, April 16 (HealthDay News) -- Each year, new strains of virus that produce seasonal flu epidemics start
in East Asia and Southeast Asia and then spread around rest of the world, researchers report.
Seniors Avoid ER at Start of Month
Researcher suggests they might want to avoid theft of Social Security checks
FRIDAY, April 4 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that senior citizens in Baltimore seem to avoid visiting the emergency room around the beginning of each month, possibly because they want to stay home and...
National Federation of Independent Business Launches Aggressive Campaign to Drive Healthcare Reform: Solutions Start Here
Small business demands solutions from presidential candidates, Congress
WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation
of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation's leading small business
association, announced today the launch of Solutions Start
Who is Your RD? To Mark First Registered Dietitian Day, American Dietetic Association Urges Everyone to Start Having an Annual 'Nutrition Checkup'
CHICAGO, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- You know who your doctor
is. But who is your registered dietitian?
"In the same way that you have a physician whom you see regularly to
manage your medical needs, everyone should also see an RD routinely for
help in managing your nutritional nee...
MINRAD International, Inc. Announces the Start of the MINRAD International Distributor Meeting in Cape Town, South Africa
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Feb. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MINRAD
International, Inc. (Amex: BUF ) announced the start
of the MINRAD
International Distributor Meeting in Cape Town, South Africa. The event
will continue through March 2, 2008 and will include two days of
presentations and panel disc...
AAPD Announces Partnership With Head Start to Address Childhood Epidemic
Partnership will work to provide oral care for one million children
WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric
Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children's oral health, today
announced a partnership with the Office of Head Start
(OHS) to help combat
PC Trustees Vote to Start New Pharmacy School in S.C.
CLINTON, S.C., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Presbyterian
College's board of trustees approved a proposal today to create a new
pharmacy school in Upstate South Carolina.
The pharmacy program will serve a total of 300 students and, pending
accreditation, is expected to open in the fal...
Healthy Start of Southwest Florida Receives Grant From March of Dimes to Assess Needs of Pregnant Women and Babies
FORT MYERS, Fla., Feb. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The needs of
pregnant women, babies and toddlers up to age three have changed over the
last five years. Healthy Start
of Southwest Florida has received a $6,000
grant from the March of Dimes to conduct focus groups to determine how we
Sosei Announces Start of AD 923 Phase III Studies in Europe
TOKYO, Japan, February 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sosei Group
Corporation ("Sosei"; TSE Mothers Index: 4565), a biopharmaceutical
company, today announces that it has commenced Phase III studies for its
fentanyl sublingual spray (AD 923), an opioid analgesic for the treatment
of cancer break...
Parsons Announces Start of Wi-Fi Service on Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth Ferry Run
PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Parsons, in conjunction with
Washington State Ferries (WSF), is pleased to announce that on January 17,
2008, Wi-Fi service commenced on the Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth route.
Aside from providing a valuable service to the ferry commuters who use
Huntington's disease problem start early
The damaging effects of the mutated protein involved in Huntingtons disease take place earlier in cell life than previously believed, said researchers from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston in a report that appears in the current edition of the journal Neuron.
This research provides evidenc...
Sosei Announces Approval to Start AD 923 Phase III Studies in Europe
TOKYO, November 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sosei Group Corporation
("Sosei"; TSE Mothers Index: 4565), a biopharmaceutical company, today
announces that it has received approval from the UK Medicines and
Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) for the Phase III clinical
trial programme ...
Back Pain Prevention Should Start With a Plan
Traveling or just under stress, holiday period is perfect time to lighten your load
SATURDAY, Nov. 24 (HealthDay News) -- A 10-step plan to help you reduce body stress and prevent back pain, especially during the demanding holiday season, is outlined by the U.S. National Athletic Train...
Sosei and Vectura Announce Start of Phase II Studies of QVA149 for the Treatment of COPD
TOKYO, Japan and CHIPPENHAM, England, November 15
/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sosei Group Corporation ("Sosei"; TSE Mothers
Index: 4565) and Vectura Group plc ("Vectura"; LSE: VEC) announce the
start, by Novartis, of a Phase II safety study of QVA149 for the treatment
of chronic obstructive pulm...
UCLA Research Shows Dramatic Savings for Medicaid When Head Start Parents Learn to Care for Kids' Illnesses
Health Literacy Training Reduced ER and Clinic Visits and Boosted Parents' Confidence
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- New research proves that a "dose"
of hands-on health care training can transform parents' abilities to care
for common childhood ailments at ho...