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New Book Helps Those with Bipolar Disorder Manage Diets - and Lives

Author Sarah Freeman recently published a new book entitled, " The Bipolar Diet: Managing Mood, Food and Weight ." The book is designed to provide a roadmap for those with bipolar disorder on improving diet and making lifestyle changes that can improve both mental and physical health. ...

Fox Chase researchers identify differences in treatments and outcomes of patients with second primary lung cancers versus those with one primary lung cancer

SAN FRANCISCO (August 1, 2009)Patients with second primary lung cancers (SPLC), when compared to those with one primary lung cancer (OPLC), are more likely to have localized disease at the time of diagnosis and are more likely to receive surgical treatment rather than radiation treatment. However,...

Cutting Edge iPhone(TM)/iPod(R) Touch Apps Improve Quality of Life for Those With Celiac/Coeliac & Food Allergies

CHICAGO, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- AllergyFree Passport(R) and GlutenFree Passport(R), internationally acclaimed health education firms, today launched the iEatOut Gluten & Allergen Free(TM) application. iPhone(TM) and iPod(R) touch users can now experience instant access to saf...

Flu Shot May Be Less Effective in Those With Lupus

Certain medications could explain diminished protection, researchers say THURSDAY, July 30 (HealthDay News) -- The two prime means by which the seasonal influenza vaccine activates the immune system against the virus appear to be diminished in people with lupus, a new study finds. A...

Elected Officials Voting Against Health Reform Received 65% More in Campaign Donations From Health and Insurance Interests Than Those Voting for Reform

Study explores $187.1 million in health and insurance donations given to 193 members of Congress on five key committees with jurisdiction over health care bills Members of...

Income at Risk: Unemployment Reaches Nine-Month High for Those with Disabilities, Reports Allsup

As recession and job losses continue and Social Security disability application backlogs rise, the impact on people with disabilities grows and adds to financial perils Belleville, Ill. (Vocus) July 14, 2009 -- Unemployment for people with disabilities reached its highe...

Video: What Are Those Little Red Bumps?

MINNEAPOLIS, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- "Keratosis Pilaris," "Keratosis Pilaris." Hmm, sounds weird, doesn't it? Besides sounding weird, it's a common skin condition that according to the American Academy of Dermatology nags 40 percent of the world's population(1), yet there is no cure. The AmLactin(R...

New Cancer Drug Fights Tumors in Those With BRCA Mutations

Olaparib prevents malignant cells from repairing themselves, researchers say ,, WEDNESDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- A new cancer drug called olaparib worked well in an early clinical trial against breast, ovarian and prostate cancers in individuals who were genetically vulnerable t...

'How to Change Someone You Love' Offers Help to Those Who Feel Powerless in the Face of Addiction

SEABROOK, N.J., June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seabrook House is proud to announce their sponsorship of "How to Change Someone You Love" seminars in coordination with Brad Lamm, BRI-I, CAI. Founder of Intervention Specialists, author of "How to Change Someone You Love" and a nationally r...

Fears About Pregnancy and cats Should not stop Those who want to Adopt a cat

Veterinary neurologist allays fears about cat toxoplasmosis infections for those considering cat adoption during June, which is Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month. Pregnancy and cats need not be mutually exclusive with easy solution to eliminate possibility of infection. Saraso...

Almost Half of Those Over 60 Die While Waiting for Kidney Transplant

Study highlights need to get on list quickly, experts say,,,, THURSDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly one of every two people over the age of 60 who are hoping for a kidney transplant will die while on the waiting list, new research shows. The study also found that other factor...

A Substitute for Those Who Can't Take Statins?

Red yeast rice does well in small trial, but there are potential risks MONDAY, June 15 (HealthDay News) -- A new study revives a running controversy about the purported cholesterol-lowering effects of the centuries-old natural product called red yeast rice. Red yeast rice is produce...

Diagnosis of arthritis 5 years earlier in childless women compared to those with children

Copenhagen, Denmark, Thursday 11 June 2009: Nulliparous women (those who have not given birth to children) are diagnosed with chronic arthritides (including ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) an average of 5.2 years before parous women (those who have given b...

PIBH with NFL Star Doug Flutie Recognizes 23 PA Workers with Disabilities, 21 Organizations Supporting Those with Disabilities

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- PIBH recognized 23 outstanding Pennsylvania workers and the exceptional character they demonstrate in living and coping with disabilities, particularly in the workplace. The Nettie Mann Achievement Award Dinner, held by PIBH at the Hilton Hotel in Harr...

Cooper Martin Unveils Innovative, Stylish Recovery Clothing for Those with Limited Mobility

NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooper Martin, LLC unveils a first in healthcare apparel -- an original, innovative line of medical and recovery care clothing that is both high style and high performance. Featuring ACTIVE RECOVERY TECHNOLOGY(TM), Cooper Martin clothing is ideal for those unde...

Resource for Those Living with Hepatitis C Announces Website Redesign

Hepatitis-Central.com, a longstanding support resource for those afflicted with Hepatitis C and their physicians, caregivers and families, has been redesigned. New features include video clips, podcasts, social networking tools and updates on this virus. (PRWEB) June 2,...

Yoga Helps Those With Asthma

Study finds practice can ease symptoms, raise awareness of breathing patterns FRIDAY, May 29 (HealthDay News) -- Settling into a warrior or tree pose a few times a week seems to improve symptoms and quality of life for people with asthma. In fact, participants in a recent trial stud...

Hanes(R) Teams up with Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) and Actress Sarah Chalke to Comfort Those Affected by Breast Cancer

America's No. 1 Apparel Brand to Debut 'Passionately Pink' Apparel Collection, Donate $250,000 and Create a Breast Cancer Campaign Web Site WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanes (R) today announced it is proud to partner with Susan G. Komen for the Cure and actress Sarah Chalke...

Elderly Medicare beneficiaries give their coverage higher ratings than do those with ESI

Bethesda, MD -- Elderly Medicare beneficiaries are more satisfied with their health care, and experience fewer problems accessing and paying for care, than Americans with employer-sponsored insurance (ESI), according to a study by Commonwealth Fund researchers published today on the Health Affair...

Every Picture Tells A Story, Particularly for Those With Epilepsy

Expressions of Courage(R) Art Contest for People with Epilepsy Now Accepting Entries TITUSVILLE, N.J., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The definition of art has been debated for centuries, with most agreeing that art means something different to everyone. For people living with epilepsy, art can be a ...

Teva Respiratory Supports World Asthma Day by Providing FREE QVAR(R) to Those Who Need It Most

NORTH WALES, Pa., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of World Asthma Day, May 5, 2009, Teva Respiratory has extended its partnership with Direct Relief International, a nonprofit humanitarian medical relief organization, to donate thousands of units of QVAR(R) (Beclomethasone HFA), an Inhaled Cort...

Genes Hike Melanoma Risk Even in Those Who Tan Well

Study finds chances of getting deadly skin cancer higher despite darker coloring TUESDAY, April 21 (HealthDay News) -- If you have dark eyes, dark hair and tan easily, you might think you don't have to worry much about melanoma. But new research shows that variations of a particular...

Letter Carriers to Deliver Hope for Those Impacted by Economy

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Set for May 9 SAINT PAUL, Minn., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 2,000 letter carriers throughout the seven-county metro area will participate in Stamp Out Hunger on May 9, 2009 in an effort to collect food for and deliver hope to those impacted by the recessi...

Video: Davis Phinney Foundation and Medtronic Raise Awareness of How to Improve Your Life Today for Those Living With Parkinson's Disease

Olympic Cyclist Davis Phinney, Diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease at A Young Age, Tells His Story about Battling The Disease MINNEAPOLIS, April 09 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT ), announced it has joined forces with the Davis Phinney Foundation to raise awareness amon...

New HIV Drug May Help Those Resistant to Therapy

Study in monkeys finds that it reduces replication of the virus,,,, WEDNESDAY, April 1 (HealthDay News) -- An investigational drug might help people with HIV who don't respond to standard anti-retroviral therapy, a new study suggests. Currently, the "gold standard" treatment for HI...

Cheerios(R) Angel de mi Corazon Awards $25,000 to Those Who Fight Heart Disease and High Cholesterol in Hispanic Communities Across the U.S.

MINNEAPOLIS, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Five local organizations and individuals committed to the fight against heart disease and high cholesterol in Hispanic communities were awarded 2009 Cheerios Angel de mi Corazon grants to continue on their mission. Chosen from a winning pool of nomination...

ZEO Health's New Program Offers Answer for Those Looking for Income

The ZEO Health Ltd. affiliate program is the answer for individuals who want to earn substantial income through sale of products with proven and documented health benefits as well as demand. ZEO Health has created a risk-free, hassle-free affiliate system with tremendous financial upsides. Visi...

Mayo Clinic Study Suggests Those Who Have Chronic Pain May Need to Assess Vitamin D Status

ROCHESTER, Minn., March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- Mayo Clinic research shows a correlation between inadequate vitamin D levels and the amount of narcotic medication taken by patients who have chronic pain. This correlation is an important finding as researchers discover new ways to treat chro...

Mayo Clinic study suggests those who have chronic pain may need to assess vitamin D status

ROCHESTER, Minn. Mayo Clinic research shows a correlation between inadequate vitamin D levels and the amount of narcotic medication taken by patients who have chronic pain. This correlation is an important finding as researchers discover new ways to treat chronic pain. According to the Centers fo...

New Data Reveals That Gaps in Coverage for Those With Private Insurance Are Major Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening

Colorectal Cancer Screening Legislation Report Card Ranks State Efforts: Finally, More "A's" than "F's" WASHINGTON, March 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, more U.S. states have received A grades than failing marks for colorectal cancer screening laws, according to the 2009 Co...

Nationwide Medical/Surgical Reveals Their Help Sheet For Those Infected with Influenza Virus

Nationwide Medical/Surgical, a distributor of the flu vaccine and flu vaccine supplies has unveiled their annual 2009 list of what to do if exposed to the flu virus. (Vocus) March 2, 2009 -- Nationwide Medical/Surgical , a distributor of the flu vaccine and flu vaccine...

Drug Rehab Mountainside Treatment Center is an Effective and Quality Option for Those Seeking Drug Treatment - Located Close to NY MA

This economy has created a re-newed demand for affordable drug rehabs - Mountainside Drug Rehab Center - the pioneer in the creation of Holistic Individualized Treatment created an inpatient substance abuse treatment curriculum that has been replicated by dozens of high-cost drug rehabs. ...

Bocce Palooza Again Provides Grants and Scholarships to Those With Spinal Cord Injuries

DETROIT, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Bocce Palooza charity event Media: Great visuals of community leaders and grant recipients playing bocce ball Where: Palazzo di Bocce, 4291 Lapper Road, Orion, MI 48359 When: Saturday, February 7, 2009, 7:00 ...

The SCAN Foundation Funds New Program for Santa Clarita and South Los Angeles Seniors and Those Who Care for Them

Planning Grant to Partners in Care Foundation will identify ways to expand access to vital services LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The SCAN Foundation today announced it has awarded a $200,000 12-month planning grant to San Fernando Valley based Partners in Care Foundation (Partn...

Hearing Aids Offer Hope for Those Who Suffer from Persistent 'Ringing in the Ears,' Better Hearing Institute Survey Finds

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Hearing aids can offer hope of better hearing for people who suffer from tinnitus, according to a recent survey conducted by the non-profit educational organization Better Hearing Institute (BHI). The survey of 230 hearing health professionals in the United Stat...

Standardized test battery to aid those with Down syndrome

Researchers at The University of Arizona are developing a set of standardized tests that could improve the lives of people with Down syndrome. The condition, which occurs once in every approximately 800 to 1,000 live births, is signaled by the presence of an extra 21st chromosome. Those with D...

Deep Brain Stimulation Helps Those With Advanced Parkinson's

Study found both physical function and quality of life improved TUESDAY, Jan. 6 (HealthDay News) -- The largest study of its kind finds that deep brain stimulation improves both physical function and quality of life after six months in patients with Parkinson's disease. Deep brain s...

To Protect Yourself, Wash Those Germs Away

Doctors say it's the best way to keep colds and flu at bay FRIDAY, Jan. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Of all the advice your mother gave you, there's one tidbit that doctors stand by as the best way to keep yourself healthy: Wash your hands. Keeping hands free of germs is one of the sim...

Singapore is First in Asia to Use Limb-lengthening Technology for Those Wanting to be Taller

Singapore was the first in Asia to carry out the high-tech cosmetic leg lengthening procedure in 2001. Fitbone surgery is presently available in only selected medical centers in Europe and Asia and costs around US $42,000 per telescope nail in Singapore. Singapore (PRWE...

Gene Ups Risk for Those on Blood-Thinner Plavix

Younger patients with the mutation faced higher odds of heart attack, death, study found MONDAY, Dec. 22 (HealthDay News) -- A gene variation can make younger heart attack patients more prone to another heart attack, death or other heart problems if they receive the anti-clotting drug ...
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