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Doctors In Victoria Plan A Hour long Walkout For Pay Rise

Hundreds of doctors are expected to join the hour-long walkout next Thursday to attend a mass meeting to discuss their concerns on wages//, as talks with the state government has yielded no results. The doctors are also concerned that many are leaving to work interstate for higher rates. The A...

Sharp rise in HIV infection cases in Victoria

There has been a sharp rise in the number of HIV cases in Victoria this year. The figures are in a position to reach the highest since the early 1990s//. In Victoria, nearly 200 new HIV cases were reported in the first 7 months in 2006. There is an increase of 38% than at the same time last yea...

Autopulse Would Reduce the Mortality Rates in Rural Victoria

According to a study conducted by Prof Bernard a senior lecturer at Monash University's department of epidemiology and preventative medicine, it was found that more number// of rural people of heart attacks than their counterparts who live in urban areas. Statistics show that heart disease mort...

HIV Infection Rates on the Rise in Victoria

Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society which reports about the HIV infection in Victoria said that the HIV infection rates have jumped 28%.// Greg Iverson, president of People Living with HIV-AIDS Victoria said that it was a real wake-up call. The health officials are rethinking...

Kefir, a Probiotic-Rich Drink, May Benefit Specific Groups of Children

...t weapon to help kids prevent colds and flu, since it is chock full of good bacteria. This is so important as we approach back-to-school season," says victoria Shanta Retelny, registered dietitian and owner of a Chicago-based private practice. "Research is beginning to prove Kefir is more than just a g...

Attention Training Might Help Stroke Victims

...therine A. Mateer, developed APT in the 1980s when both were at the University of Washington. Mateer, a neuropsychologist, now is at the University of victoria in British Columbia, Canada. They designed APT for accident victims with brain injuries. "It's an exciting paper in terms of being a rigorous, cont...

State Budget Will Hurt Care in Skilled Nursing Facilities

...o a 5% rate cut. As a result, nearly 90% of Medicaid-participating facilities will be losing money compared to what they received last year." victoria Gresh, Executive Director of The Ohio Academy of Nursing Homes, Inc., noted, "In addition, the statewide average Medicaid reimbursement rate is being ...

New cases of Alzheimer's and dementia continue to rise, even in the 'oldest old'

... Female "Oldest Old" The goal of Dr. Emma Reynish, a consultant geriatrician and coordinator of the European Alzheimer's Disease Consortium from the victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, Scotland, UK, and colleagues at the EuroCoDe (European Collaboration on Dementia) project, was to determine the prevalence of dem...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Urges Constant Vigilance Against Growing Threat of Killer 'Superbug'

...ates die annually from hospital-acquired, antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections, says the federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The family of victoria Nahum of Atlanta, Ga., suffered a MRSA death. So she launched the Safe Care Campaign ( www.safecarecampaign.org ). The CDC promotes its "Natio...

Drug Crimes in Canada Cause Continuing Problems for Small Communities

...es reach a thirty-year high. Various police forces believe that this is due to the police coming down on drugs that have caused opposite trends. victoria and Abbotsford, both located in British Columbia, and Trois-Rivieres and Gatineau, both located in Quebec, followed on the list. Youth drug crimes ma...

BELLUS Health Inc. Announces $12 Million Rights Offering To Common Shareholders

... Expenses related to KIACTA(TM) are not included in the use of proceeds, as these are dependent upon the signing of a partnership agreement. Each of victoria Square Ventures Inc. ("VSVI") and Vitus Investments III Private Limited ("Vitus"), a corporation whose shares are beneficially owned by Mr. Carlo Bell...

Real-world Harm from Governor's Budget Plan

...lities will decline because there simply will not be enough nurses and other staff to give the around-the-clock care that is needed. victoria Gresh, the Executive Director of The Ohio Academy of Nursing Homes, Inc., said, "Under the Governor's proposal, 20% of the skilled nursing facilities ...

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation and Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals Announce 2009 Celebrating UC Success Contest Winners

...y with GI professionals who care for her. victoria H., Director of HIV/AIDS Education, Nashville , TN. Diagnosed with UC in her fifties, victoria was forced to change her decades-long lifestyle an...y to her disease in order to keep symptoms at bay. victoria has found that keeping active -- and playing racqu...

Skilled Nursing Care Coalition Voices 'Alarm' About State Budget

...acilities have taken the brunt of past budget-cutting exercises, and our part of the safety net for vulnerable Ohioans would simply be shredded." victoria Gresh, Executive Director of The Ohio Academy of Nursing Homes, Inc., added, "This new proposal is even worse than the ill-advised plan that the House...

Teens as Cardiologists in Training: Program Swaps Backpacks for Stethoscopes

...ascular Institute open their doors to expose young women to careers in heart medicine and surgery CHICAGO, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- victoria Horsley is like most teenaged girls looking forward to their senior year of high school. Though for her, learning the intricacies of the human heart a...

ResponsibleShopper.org: What Do You Know About The Companies In Your Medicine Cabinet?

...Sanofi Aventis. Companies in the industry received low marks overall for corporate responsibility. Green America Responsible Shopper Coordinator victoria Kreha said: "It's a big step forward for ResponsibleShopper.org to add 'Big Pharma' to the range of industries we profile on our corporate watchdog W...

'Fight the Bite' Poster Contest Honors 28 Students in 17 States

...tary CA 6 Jordyn Crawford Lodi Leroy Nichols Elementary FL 5 Timmy Rich DeBary Homeschool FL 6 victoria Havekost Jacksonville Fruit Cove Middle School IL 5 Kennedy Dalton Rock Falls East Coloma School KS 5 Nic Luttman ...

Mayo Clinic Researchers Examine the Psychological Impact of Child Abuse

...iation between child abuse and metal illness in a larger study of patients. Other authors of this Mayo Clinic study include: Gen Shinozaki, M.D.; victoria Passov, M.D.; Simon Kung, M.D.; Renato Alarcon, M.D.; and David Mrazek, M.D. About Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic is the first and largest integrated,...

Dementia: Early detection is key

...he Flagship, the University of Melbourne, Edith Cowan University - Western Australia, Neurosciences Australia, the Mental Health Research Institute of victoria and the National Ageing Research Institute. National Research Flagships CSIRO initiated the National Research Flagships to provide science-based...

New Quarterly Magazine Launched by Red Bloom Media LLC Puts the Health and Wellness of Mothers Front and Center

... Well Now Magazine is the first publication to take an editorial approach to the importance of nutrition, health, wellness, and fitness for mothers. victoria Henley, Well Now Magazine Marketing Director, says they are committed to producing a very high quality and vibrant magazine that is devoted to the int...

BELLUS Health reports results for first quarter of fiscal 2009

...(2009 Notes) financing with Vitus Investments III Private Limited (Vitus), a corporation whose shares are beneficially owned by Mr. Carlo Bellini, and victoria Square Ventures Inc. (VSVI), a subsidiary of Power Corporation of Canada (the Investors). On that date, BELLUS Health received gross proceeds of CDN$1...

NGOs Unite to Bring Awareness to Inequities in Eye Care for Women

...egies that work in improving access to eye care services for women and girls. "Globally, women bear a greater burden of blindness than men," said victoria Sheffield, President, International Eye Foundation. "Clear evidence from developing countries shows that women receive fewer eye care services in part...

A Call to Action: NGOs Working in Blindness Prevention and Treatment Convene Special Forum to Address Gender and Eye Health

...joint initiative of the World Health Organization and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness. WHO: Moderator: victoria Sheffield, President, International Eye Foundation Presenters: Frances Davidson, Health Science Specialist, USAID ...

Quest Diagnostics Discovers New Genetic Mutations Affecting Cystic Fibrosis Screening

...s in the Quest Diagnostics database in order to identify rare genetic variants that are potential sources of testing error. The investigators, led by victoria Pratt, Ph.D., FACMG, chief director, Molecular Genetics, Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute, identified eleven instances of "allele drop-out," or fai...

As Health Reform Takes Shape, Leading Medical and Public Health Organizations Join Effort to Keep Obesity Front and Center

...decision makers survey and a series of educational roundtables for governmental and private sector audiences. The group also heard from guest speaker, victoria Brown, Healthcare Initiative Director of the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, who discussed the organization's programs and experiences in working...

Skilled Nursing Care Coalition Praises House Leadership for Budget Changes

...g (AOPHA), and the Ohio Academy of Nursing Homes. "We are very grateful to Speaker Armond Budish and his colleagues in the Ohio House," explained victoria Gresh, Executive Director of the Ohio Academy of Nursing Homes. "The original budget bill would have devastated our ability to deliver quality care, b...

BELLUS Health inc. announces completion of first tranche of financing

... million from Vitus Investments III Private Limited and Cdn.$5 million from victoria Square Ventures Inc.) and a second tranche of Cdn.$10.5 (Cdn.$5 million from Vitus Investments III Private Limited and Cdn.$5.5 million from victoria Square Ventures Inc.) is expected to be funded in June 2009. About BEL...

Topical Spray Helped Men With Premature Ejaculation

...ondition for men and can cause distress, frustration and make them avoid sexual intimacy," lead researcher Professor W. Wallace Dinsmore, of the Royal victoria Hospital in Belfast, U.K., said in a news release. "Our study shows that when the PSD502 spray was applied to the man's penis five minutes before i...

Premature ejaculation spray enables men to last 6 times longer after penetration

...tion for men and can cause distress, frustration and make them avoid sexual intimacy" says lead researcher Professor W Wallace Dinsmore from the Royal victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK. The research team used the evidence-based definition of lifelong PE developed by the International Society for Sexual Medic...

From Early Brain Development to Digestive Health, New Juicy Juice Beverages Aid Children Through Different Stages of Growth and Development

...ldren's beverage category. "Juicy Juice recognized the need for a beverage that accommodated mom's priorities related to her child's diet," said victoria Nuevo-Celeste, Nestle Juicy Juice Marketing Manager. "Juicy Juice Brain Development and Juicy Juice Immunity offer excellent value for mom. They prov...

Arthritis Trial Leads to Potential Cure for High Blood Pressure

... have stumbled across a cure for high blood pressure and heart disease during a clinical trial for osteoarthritis. Bendigo, victoria (PRWEB) April 6, 2009 -- The Elmore Oil Company, a Bendigo based company who manufactures a topical pain relief lotion for arthritis and muscular pain...

Carestream Health Wins Orders for Eleven DR Systems In Scotland

...bulatory Care Hospitals in and around Glasgow the victoria Infirmary on the south side of the city and Stobhi...stall three KODAK DIRECTVIEW DR7500 systems at the victoria Infirmary and a further three DR7500 systems and a...t Stobhill Hospital.    The new victoria will be one of the largest hospitals in Scotland a...

Victorian Cosmetic Institute to offer Liposuction Treatments

...thin two to three months, Dr. Chan expects the service to also branch out to the Berwick clinic within 6 months. Melbourne, victoria (PRWEB) March 12, 2009 -- In an exciting move, Dr. Gavin Chan of the Victorian Cosmetic Institute has announced today that liposuction services will n...

Folic Acid Supplements Raise Prostate Cancer Risk

... newly reported results resemble those of a study done several years ago by victoria Stevens, strategic director of laboratory services at the American Cancer S...essor, preventive medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles; victoria Stevens, Ph.D., strategic director, laboratory services, American Cancer So...

Destination Fashion 2009 Presented by Stewart Rahr -

...i HEAT Charitable Fund, Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour, victoria Ranger Nunez, Barbara Ceuleers Salazar, Southern W...nes, Cindy Carr, Beatrice Clancy, Anna May Conese, victoria Cummock, Diane de Olazarra, Alice Fisher Edelman, ...ks, Lisa Pliner, Jennifer Postrel, Christy Powell, victoria Ranger Nunez, Loren Ridinger, Chris Riley, Mary An...

MTF, Largest Tissue Bank, Provides Skin for Victims of Australian Wildfires

...esulted in burns, trauma, shock and organ failure. The Donor Tissue Bank of victoria (DTBV), located in Melbourne, the capitol of Victoria, contacted MTF to pro...ssary international clearances, the skin was sent from the United States to victoria via courier. "We were delighted to assist our friends in Australia with thi...

BELLUS Health reports results for the fourth quarter of 2008

... which Dr. Francesco Bellini is a beneficiary, and victoria Square Ventures Inc., a subsidiary of Power Corpor...en BELLUS Health and each of FMRC Family Trust and victoria Square Ventures Inc., and will be based on transactions of a similar nature. FMRC Family Trust and victoria Square Ventures Inc. are, directly and indirectly,...

Coty Inc. and DKMS Announce the Opening of DKMS Polska

...Wolfgang Joop. The Coty Beauty brand portfolio is more widely distributed and includes adidas, Astor, Celine Dion, Chupa Chups, David and victoria Beckham, Esprit, Exclamation, Faith Hill, Halle Berry, Jovan, Kate Moss, Kylie Minogue, La Cross, Miss Sixty, Miss Sporty, N.Y.C. New York Color, ...

17th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Party Celebrating the Academy Awards Raises Nearly $4 Million

...roadcast Media Partnership on HIV/AIDS, supported by the Elton John AIDS Foundation. This year's guests included the event's esteemed co-chairs victoria Beckham and John Walters in addition to Hollywood luminaries such as Sir Ben Kingsley, Claire Danes & Hugh Dancy, Gerard Butler, Ben Stiller &...

Hollywood's Celebrity Moms-To-Be Get Acquainted With All-Natural Beaute de Maman Product Line

...oke Mueller Sheen, wife of actor Charlie Sheen, as well as Jane Hajduk, who is married to actor Tim Allen, and The Insider's celebrity correspondent victoria Recano, can also be counted among expectant Hollywood moms who have been seen and heard referencing various products in the Beaute de Maman line. ...
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