Parents of internationally adopted children advised to verify children's immunization levels
CLEVELAND May 5, 2009 A study by the division of global child health at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine cautions adoptive parents not to rely solely on vaccination records when gauging their internationally adopted children's immunizations. In the study, "Predictive Value of I...
American Academy of Dermatology: Acne and Rosacea Got You Seeing Red? Patients with Skin of Color Advised to Seek Proper Diagnosis, Treatment to Prevent Common Side Effects
CHICAGO, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- By its very nature, skin of color is
considered sensitive skin by dermatologists who regularly treat
darker-skinned patients for a wide range of skin problems. Acne and rosacea
can be especially problematic skin conditions for people with skin of
color, as any ...
European businesses not properly advised on how to prepare for flu pandemic
London, June 11, 2008 A new report entitled Business Continuity Planning and Pandemic Influenza in Europe, published by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), has found huge gaps and differences across Europe in the level of advice given to businesses to prepare for a possible ...
Patients Advised for Using Rosiglitazone to See Their Doctor - ADA
The New England Journal of Medicine published results of an interim analysis of the cardiovascular safety trial of rosiglitazone (brand name, Avandia). The article was accompanied by three editorials. Although the findings from RECORD (Rosiglitazone Evaluated for Cardiac Outcomes and Regulation of...
Irish Workers Advised Afternoon Walks
The Irish Businesses and Employers Confederation (Ibec) has urged their employers to take at least a fifteen minutes walk everyday// after their lunch intervals. According to Ibec, this mid-day walk could go a long way in maintaining good health.
The Nutrition and Health Foundation (NHF) of the...
Shoppers Advised to Drop Foods Not Worth Their Salt
Shoppers are being fed with healthy counsel about dropping salt-laden foods. The campaign group - Consensus Action on Salt and Health (Cash) has begun working its way to beat// excess salt out of food stuff.
The group has urged shoppers to take a conscious decision to shun salty foods, which w...
Down’s Syndrome Test - Advised in All Pregnancie
The Obstetricians and Gynecologists from the American College have recommended that all pregnant women, regardless of age should be offered screening for Down’s Syndrome. // The recommendations have marked a major shift in prenatal care. The new guidelines were published in January's issue of the ...
Senior Citizens Advised to Sign up for Drug Plan 2007
Medicare prescription drug plan 2007 commences on November 15 and will continue till December 31, during which time people can enroll.//
This benefit program was started in 2006 for senior citizens and the disabled people across America in order to reduce prescription drug costs.
Patient Advised to visit Exorcist
A doctor alleged to have advised
a patient seeking contraception advice to go and see an exorcist, faces a disciplinary hearing today. //
Dr Joyce Pratt, from Birmingham, who works at several London family planning clinics, had allegedly told the woman she 'had something awful inside her' and ...
Residents Advised to Take Preventive Measures To Combat West Nile Virus
A group of mosquitoes collected in Upper Providence has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) prompting health officials of Montgomery County calling on residents// of Upper Providence and Royersford areas to take precautionary measures to help combat the viral disease.
The county had c...
Pregnant women advised against canned tuna due to mercury poisoning!
In order to safeguard the health of pregnant women canned tuna to be avoided in diet. The reason being mercury levels in it!
The actions and steps are being //taken after Government tests investigated canned tuna and in found as much mercury as white tuna.
Highlighting the effects on hea...
Women Advised Not To Be Perturbed Over Smear Test Results
According to the researchers at the Aberdeen University it was found that women are worried about their slightly abnormal smear test results//. They experience unnecessarily high levels of anxiety. About 3,500 women were reviewed who had previously taken up the cervical smear test. Cervical cance...
Exclusive breast-feeding advised for six months in infants recommends World Health Organization
A resolution put forward by Brazil, at the annual assembly of the world health organization is to be accepted advising exclusive breast-feeding for the first six months in all infants. The resolution was passed at the committee stage on Wednesday after 2 hours of debate where many national delegat...
Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS) Chile Flu Vaccine Tender
...s being made is three fold. Firstly, to keep our followers and shareholders advised
of our daily and ongoing business activities. Secondly certain Mellow Hope ...ugh available in Spanish only, the Company felt that shareholders should be advised
directly, in order to avoid any distortions or rumors should news of these ...
Steroid Can Ease Severe Sore Throat
...er Dr. Carl Heneghan, the deputy director of the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine at the University of Oxford in the U.K.
This treatment is not advised
for a mild sore throat, which will go away by itself, Heneghan stressed.
"If you turn up at your emergency department and you have really bad tonsi...
AMN Healthcare Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results
...riodic reports filed with the SEC. These statements reflect the company's current beliefs and are based upon information currently available to it. Be advised
that developments subsequent to this press release are likely to cause these statements to become outdated with the passage of time.
$10 Million in Startup Funding Approved for Maryland Health Information Exchange
...exchange, unanimously approved CRISP as the state's formally designated health information exchange. CRISP is a not-for-profit membership corporation advised
by a wide range of Maryland stakeholders responsible for the health care of Marylanders. It receives input from patients, hospital systems, physician...
The Advisory Board Company Reports Fiscal Year 2010 First Quarter Results
...ions" found under the tab "The Firm." To participate by telephone, the dial-in number is 866.271.6130 and the access code is 35125018. Investors are advised
to dial-in at least five minutes prior to the call to register. The web cast will be archived for seven days: from 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 4, until...
Make Eye Exams Part of the Back to School Routine
...nt at six months of age, then comprehensive eye exams beginning at age three, before a child enters school, and then every two years, unless otherwise advised
by an optometrist. In between visits to the eye doctor, parents, as well as teachers, should keep a watchful eye out for some of the more prevalent si...
Induced Labor May Improve Outcome in Risky Pregnancies
...ent blood pressure monitoring during the concluding weeks of pregnancy," they added.
The study authors concluded that "induction of labor should be advised
for women with gestational hypertension and a diastolic blood pressure of 95 mm Hg or higher or mild preeclampsia at a gestational age beyond 37 weeks...
Innophos Holdings, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results
...se was up on a second appeal by the agency from the Mexican tax court that had previously ruled in Innophos' favor. On July 31, 2009, Mexican counsel advised
that the case was being remanded again by the intermediate appellate court to the tax court, either to address CNA's arguments or for further proceedi...
Play it Straight with Swine Flu, AA Travel Insurance Advises
...xpenses associated with treatment for swine flu while you are on holiday. If you need to remain abroad until you recover which is a precaution that is advised
by the British Government; you will be covered for cancelled or rescheduled flights and the cost of additional accommodation provided you have contact...
Swine Flu Advice from Confused.com
...travelling abroad: it is paramount adequate insurance is in place.
It is advised
annual travel insurance policies are purchased whilst swine flu continues...u need to cancel it unexpectedly. All policies differ so shopping around is advised
to ensure a suitable policy is bought by consumers.
"For people w...
Lilly Announces Continued Commitment to Transparency with Faculty Registry
...professionals contracted to provide specific services on behalf of Lilly and the Lilly alliance partnerships. Faculty appearing in the registry either advised
Lilly or conducted medical lectures designed for health care professionals and patient education. The site discloses each professional's name, locatio...
Pregnant Women, Health-Care Workers Top Swine Flu Vaccine Candidates
..., who may have gained some immunity to swine flu from mid-20th century exposures, appear to be less affected than younger adults.
The elderly are advised
to get a vaccine for the regular seasonal flu, however, because they remain highly vulnerable to that virus, the panel said.
Stryker Announces Election of New Director
...ning that organization in 1996.
Dr. Datar has previously been a professor at Carnegie Mellon University and at Stanford University. He has also advised
and worked with many corporations on consulting and field-based projects on implementation and execution.
Dr. Datar graduated with distinction ...
Carboxytherapy and Mesotherapy Unproven, Warns The Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety
...ark Jewell, MD, Eugene, Oregon. "We don't know the safety or efficacy of these compounds and, until there exists credible evidence, consumers are advised
not to have these injections."
The Coalition urges consumers to be very selective about cosmetic treatments, and the individuals who provide...
CareFusion Form 10 Registration Statement Declared Effective
...ew York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has authorized the listing of CareFusion common stock under the symbol "CFN" following the spin-off. CareFusion has been advised
that trading in its common stock is expected to begin on a "when issued" basis shortly before the record date under the symbol "CFN wi." On Aug. 31, ...
FDA Calls for Stricter Controls on Mercury Fillings
...eviously would have been treated with dental amalgam are now mostly filled with a resin composite.
Several countries have already either banned or advised
against the use of mercury fillings.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has more on amalgam fillings.
Hard to Treat Diseases (HTDS) To Re Release European TV Segment In N. America For Potential Treatment Of MS
...espected scientist. He is also the Vice-President of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts in charge for natural sciences."
Company followers are advised
that a similar and a second web cast is being planned to feature only the Mellow Hope (HTDS China Subsidiary Vaccine Division) http://www.mellowhope....
Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp. and TorreyPines Therapeutics, Inc. Announce Merger Agreement
... shares are expected to trade on the Nasdaq Capital Market. TorreyPines is advised
by Merriman Curhan Ford and Raptor is advised
by Beal Advisors.
The combined company will be dedicated to addressi...
Swine Flu Could Eventually Affect 40% of Americans: CDC
...hools, Schuchat said.
Reacting to reports that some camps are giving children the antiviral drug Tamiflu in hopes of preventing the virus, Schuchat advised
against this. Camps should follow the CDC's guidelines on protecting campers from the flu, she said.
Giving antiviral medications in hopes of provi...
Omnicell Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results
...nciliation between Omnicell's non-GAAP and GAAP financial results is set forth in the financial tables at the end of this press release. Investors are advised
to carefully review and consider this information strictly as a supplement to the GAAP results that are contained in this press release and in Omnicel...
Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc. (HTDS) Reports on Ribavirin Research as Potential Treatment for MS
...ewswire-FirstCall/ - Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc. (HTDS:PK) http://www.htdsmedical.com reports that researchers in its Slavica BioChem division have advised
of some significant findings regarding its research into the use of Ribavirin in the treatment of Multiple sclerosis (MS).
The research team has bee...
Photos: Don't Let Them See You Sweat This Summer
...hagia (difficulty swallowing) and respiratory compromise from typical doses of BOTOX((R)).
Patients or caregivers should be advised
to seek immediate medical attention if swallowing, speech, or respiratory disorders arise.
Localized pain, infection, infl...
Nexavar in Combination with Chemotherapy Shown to Extend Progression-Free Survival in Patients with Advanced Breast Cancer
...for Nexavar and 28% for placebo. Women of child-bearing potential should be advised
to avoid becoming pregnant and advised
against breast-feeding. In cases of any severe or persistent side effects, ...
Weight Watchers Announces Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Conference Call
...ms any obligation to, update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Readers are advised
to review the Company's filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (which are available from the SEC's EDGAR database at ww...
California Health Insurance Assistance Program Awarded 2009 Grant Funding, Says MedicareSupplementPlans.com
...itial purchase of our health policy, through the many changes that needed to be made because of changing needs and changing legislation—you have advised
us. This advice was not based on what your or your company's needs were; you always put our welfare first."
The grants to California SHIPs ar...
Internet May Be Newest Venue for Teen Tobacco Exposure
... want them to smoke. "Kids of parents who openly express disapproval and have rules against smoking are less likely to smoke," she said.
Moss also advised
parents to keep computers in public places, and to let your teens know that you might periodically review the pages they've visited.
Actuaries: Health Care Reform Must Address Costs
...eed to create a sustainable health care system by addressing spending growth through the ongoing reform process, the American Academy of Actuaries has advised
policymakers that in order for insurance markets to be viable, they must attract a broad cross section of risks and that market competition requires a...