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'Common Sense Pediatrics': Combining Alternative and Traditional Medicine in Everyday Practice

ORLANDO, Fla., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever since she was 6 years old, Dr. Cornelia Franz dreamed of being a physician. After years of hard work and education she has her own private pediatric practice and enjoys dealing with young patients and their parents every day who want better health and mor...

In Time for Better Hearing and Speech Month: VidaCura.com and Nexear Offers Consumers an Alternative to Traditional Costly Hearing Aids

About 1 in 6 baby-boomers suffer from hearing loss. Hearing aids often cost thousand of dollars per pair and are not usually covered by insurance. VidaCura.com and Nexear saves consumers money on over-the-counter hearing aids starting at under $400 and includes a no-risk 30 day trial. ...

American Heart Association Web Site Now Offers Content Translated Into Traditional Chinese

DALLAS, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two hundred forty-two pages of widely used heart disease and stroke information has been translated into Traditional Chinese and is now available on the American Heart Association's Web site at www.americanheart.org . The Traditional Chinese ...

Ex-White House Drug Czar McCaffrey, U.S. Congress Drug Caucus Chair Cummings, CRC Health CEO Karlin Join Hopkins Researchers at News Conference April 17 on Breakthrough Study: Internet Video Drug Treatment as Effective as Traditional Counseling

BALTIMORE , FRI., APRIL 17, 10AM , INSTITUTES FOR BEHAVIOR RESOURCES, 2104 MARYLAND AVE. Demonstration During Event ; Major New Tool to Reach Additional Victims BALTIMORE, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four-Star General Barry McCaffrey, the former W...

New Analysis: Light and Intermittent Smokers Overlooked in Traditional Tobacco Research

March Issue of Nicotine and Tobacco Research Analyzes Trends, Impact of Light Cigarette Use WASHINGTON, March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To date, the majority of research conducted about tobacco use has been related to the impact of moderate to heavy smoking. The March 2009 issue of Nico...

Tibotec Submits Application to U.S. Food and Drug Administration Seeking Traditional Approval for INTELENCE(TM) (etravirine)

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Tibotec, Inc. today announced it has submitted an application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking traditional approval for INTELENCE(TM) (etravirine) tablets, a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI). The application for...

Genesis Pharmaceuticals Enters Into Agreement to Purchase Hongrui Pharmaceuticals, and Acquire 22 New Traditional Chinese Medicines

LAIYANG, China, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Genesis Pharmaceuticals Enterprises, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GNPH) ("Genesis" or the "Company"), a U.S. pharmaceutical company with its principal operations in the People's Republic of China, today announced that Laiyang Jiangbo Pharmace...

Survey: Americans' Love for Financial Security Taking Precedence over Traditional Romance This Valentine's Day

The LIFE Foundation Launches Campaign to Encourage Americans to Insure Their Love ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Concern about the economy is causing many Americans to reconsider their approach to Valentine's Day. A new survey commissioned by the nonprofit LIFE Foundation reveals ...

MAQUET Opens North America's First VARIOP Prefabricated Operating Suite System, Allowing Space Reconfiguration in Hours, Less Disruption Than Traditional Construction

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- MAQUET Inc., a subsidiary of the Swedish-based Getinge Group and one of the oldest and largest surgical equipment companies in the world, has announced that it has completed North America's first installation of its advanced, prefabricated VARIOP operatin...

M. D. Anderson's Cohen honored for contributions to traditional Chinese medicine

HOUSTON - Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D., Director of the Integrative Medicine Program at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is the recipient of the 2007 International Scientific and Technological Cooperation Award of Shanghai Municipality (ISTCASM) and the 2008 Magnolia Memorial Award for...

Dr. Paul M. Parker Is Pioneering New Advanced Lipoabdominoplasty Instead of Traditional Tummy Tuck in New Jersey

For Dr. Paul M. Parker, board certified plastic surgeon in New Jersey, tummy tuck is a traditional procedure that has its place in treating patients. Dr. Parker is proud to be among the pioneers in the new advanced lipoabdominoplasty when physical conditions allow. This technique combines the...

Stress Spikes as Economy Tanks - Psychologist Identifies Why Traditional 'Stress Management' Techniques Don't Work, and Offers Radical New Approach

HOUSTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- As the stock market hits record lows, the nation's stress level hits record highs, but despite a number of articles and books on managing stress, people report being more stressed than ever. In his latest book, Life from the Top of the Mind, psychologist Bill C...

Mii amo Honors Winter Solstice With Traditional Native American Celebration December 18-21

SEDONA, Ariz., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Join Mii amo, a destination spa at Enchantment Resort, for a four-day celebration in Sedona's red rock country honoring the winter solstice on December 21. Activities include a series of traditional Native American ceremonies facilitated by Native American...

Will Lumineers Replace Traditional Veneers?

A new revolutionary way of improving a patient's smile is the talk of the industry. Painless, less intrusive and more affordable than traditional methods, a patient can have a completely http://www.austinsmiles.com/dental-gallery-01.html [smile makeover __title__ Dr. McCarty Smile Makeover Gall...

A Far Less Expensive, Green Alternative to Traditional Air Conditioning, from QuietCool

Homeowners using the revolutionary EnviroCool fresh air cooling system also report health benefits from a reduction in indoor air pollution WINCHESTER, Calif., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- With the summer heating season under way and energy costs again on the rise, homeowners around the country ar...

Beyond Traditional Borders sends more Rice U. undergrads to Africa

HOUSTON -- June 9, 2008 -- Rice University's global health initiative Beyond Traditional Borders (BTB) is sending 17 students to Africa, the Caribbean and Central America this summer to combat health problems like HIV/AIDS. The BTB international summer internship program, which sent seven under...

Zero-Calorie Aqua-Lyte(R) Hydrates as Well as Traditional Sports Drinks

All Natural New Water Beverage Presents Exercise Hydration Without the Calories INDIANAPOLIS, May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting today, demonstrates that Aqua-Lyte(R), an all natural, zero-calor...

Newer Prostate Cancer Treatment Similar to Traditional Surgery

But researchers found patients wanted minimally invasive procedure more often, despite drawbacks FRIDAY, May 9 (HealthDay News) -- Clinical practice may be trumping science when it comes to treatments for prostate cancer. According to a new study, many patients are getting a newer, ...

Inhaled tuberculosis vaccine more effective than traditional shot

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- A novel aerosol version of the most common tuberculosis (TB) vaccine, administered directly to the lungs as an oral mist, offers significantly better protection against the disease in experimental animals than a comparable dose of the traditional injected vaccine, researchers r...

Video: New Survey Shows Young Women Turn to Traditional Values in Life, Relationships and Health

RARITAN, N.J., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to what young women are looking for in their lives, relationships, and health, a new survey(1) finds that most are putting an emphasis on a traditional core value: reliability. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prne...

Proteomic profiling shown more accurate than traditional biomarkers in identifying liver cancer

BOSTON As the incidence of liver cancer continues to grow-- fueled in large part, by rising rates of hepatitis C infections so too does the need for tests to help diagnose the disease at an earlier stage. A study appearing in the January 15 issue of Clinical Cancer Research demonstrates that a...

Wai Wai choose conservation economy for traditional Amazon territory

Konashen District, Guyana (Oct. 2, 2007) Three years after gaining formal title to their traditional territory in the northern Amazon, the Wai Wai people of Guyana have achieved another milestone when the region was declared the nations first Community Owned Conservation Area. Under regulation...

Nurses play a key role in police custody suites, complementing the traditional role of doctors

Nurses are now playing a valuable role in assessing people held in police custody, complementing the traditional role of the police doctor and improving response times, according to research published in the latest Journal of Advanced Nursing. Researchers from the University of Wolverhampton, U...

MJGC Hosts Traditional Atonement Services

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents from Metropolitan Jewish Geriatric Center recently participated in Kaparos, an ancient custom of atonement services performed before Yom Kippur. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070926/NYW148 ) The ritual involves taking a liv...

Japanese are Weighed Down by Deviating from Their Traditional Diet

Japan's traditional diet of fish, tofu, vegetables and rice is considered a healthy role model the world over, but a change of eating habits is weighing down the land of the rising sun. Japan's health ministry estimates that every second male and every fifth female over the age of 40 is obe...

Health Benefits Of Traditional Land Ownership

Handing back control over remote areas to the traditional Indigenous land owners could help improve the overall health of Indigenous peoples , according to health experts. Over the past 30 years, there has been a steady growth in research indicating that Indigenous people who regain ownersh...

China, France to Jointly Develop Traditional Chinese Medicines

The governments of China and France signed a landmark cooperative treaty here Thursday to set new standards for traditional// Chinese medicine (TCM) expected by practitioners to help in the fight against AIDS and cancer. The two countries will cooperate in academic and clinical TCM research, ...

Two Day International Conclave on Traditional Medicine Inaugurated

Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss, Health & Family Welfare Minister has said that to shut out traditional medicine products on arbitrary technical barriers in the name of safety would be// against the interest of patients and consumers. Dr. Ramadoss was speaking at a two day International Conclave on Tradition...

Chinese Experts Call for Protection of Traditional Medicines

Chinese ethnic medicine experts are calling for protection of traditional medicines that they say is being thwarted by a lack of standards and new practitioners. Mei Zhinan, an expert in traditional ethnic medicines at the South Central University for Nationalities,// said 80 percent of China...

Nepal Plans to Promote Health Tourism Based on Traditional Medicine

Nepal plans to step up health tourism investment along the lines of Kerala, a hot tourist destination for ayurvedic treatments and health packages. // "Being a source of rare Himalayan herbs and oils, we are looking keenly at wellness tourism," Nandini Lahe-Thapa, the Nepal Tourism Board's di...

Direct the strengths of traditional healers into Anti-AIDS initiatives, says WHO

Johannesburg: The number of HIV cases in Africa as of last year hover around 2 million people, according to figures from the United Nations //.The World Health Organization has suggested an intelligent method to empower the fight against AIDS in Africa. The WHO has advised that the influence...

Rich Countries Need to Curb Genital Surgery Before Criticizing Traditional Practices

Female genital mutilation (FGM), excision of clitoris is practiced as an initiation rite for women in rich countries without the use of anesthetics. A senior doctor sounds// off that instead of blaming the traditional practice that is going on for generations, sorting out the aesthetic procedure s...

Africans Should Take Their Traditional Medicine Very Seriously

According to the minister of Health Manto Tshabalala-Msimang said that the traditional-medicines sector should be recognised in the department of health's budget. A workshop was conducted on traditional-medicine in Benoni in which she said that she would set up an interim traditional-health council...

Africa: Traditional Knowledge of Medicine Needs To Be Protected With Due Legislation

Nearly three fourth of the African population still hold the knowledge of traditional healers sacrosanct, and now researchers have expressed interest in the abundant resources //of the knowledge that exists to use it as potential avenues of new drugs. This would obviously call for a legal framework...

Call To Protect Traditional Knowledge Of African Medicinal Plants

The African Union and World Health Organization must do something to draft a model law so that traditional knowledge of medicinal plants// can be preserved in African countries. This request was made at a conference held at Brazzaville, Congo, last week. It is widely known that almost 80- perc...

Drug Xeloda as effective as Traditional Chemotherapy

According to Drugmaker Roche Holding AG Xeloda oral chemotherapy is proving to be as effective as traditional chemotherapy to treat advanced stomach cancer//. Data from a Phase III study which will be presented at an American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting (ASCO) has shown that Xeloda, al...

New law to protect traditional knowledge

A new law has come into existence to protect the traditional knowledge of indigenous peoples and local communities. Charles McManis, J.D., IP and technology law expert, Thomas and Karole Green Professor of Law, at Washington University in St. Louis has come with various ideas. // This is mainly do...

Slide Into Debt Could Bring Wider Waistline

..., the researchers say they took into account the income of the participants, and the link between debt and obesity "was not explained by components of traditional socioeconomic status definitions such as education and income." "The recent credit crunch will have health implications for private households. Whi...

Expanding Health Coverage May Not Improve Access

...ely to address a patient's health-care needs. But creating a system of care that encourages coordination-of-care will require a shift away from the traditional fee-for-service method of reimbursement, Cassil noted. "How we address payment reform will have everything to do with how the delivery system becomes ...

York Hospital Trauma Center Upgrade

... trauma centers must be continuously prepared to treat the most serious life threatening and disabling injuries. They are not intended to replace the traditional hospital and its emergency department for minor injuries. In Pennsylvania there are three levels of trauma centers. Level I trauma centers re...
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