Ohio Supreme Court Strikes a Blow to Planned Parenthood in Upholding Regulation of 'Abortion Pill'
CHICAGO, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pro-life forces won an important battle yesterday when the Ohio Supreme Court ruled to uphold a state law regulating that abortion centers must properly follow FDA guidelines in administering RU-486 (also known as the "abortion pill") in order to protect ...
For Every Blow to the Head, Quick Action Is Urged
Symptoms may not be noticeable, but fatal brain damage can occur,,
SUNDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) -- The tragic death of actress Natasha Richardson in March riveted people's attention to the issue of brain injury and raised important questions about what to do if this happens to you ...
Dieters Dealt a Body Blow From Recent Labeling of Hydroxycut as Unsafe for Human Consumption
Food Intolerance Testing: Natural Alternative to Hydroxycut?
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The country's estimated 50 million dieters were dealt a body blow
on Friday when the FDA declared Hydroxycut (containing hydroxycitric acid, a purported liver toxin) unsafe for human cons...
American College of Pediatricians: Another Blow to Children's Rights
GAINESVILLE, Fla., April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the American College of Pediatricians:
Children's rights have suffered a severe blow
in the last week. Iowa and Vermont became the third and fourth states to redefine marriage and in so doing has jeopar...
Flu Strikes a Milder Blow This Season
Effective vaccine and more vaccinations among young people helped, experts say ,,,,
WEDNESDAY, April 8 (HealthDay News) -- As the flu season winds down, experts say this has been the mildest season in years.
Less severe strains of influenza and a good vaccine match for the strains t...
Don King Enlists Prizefighters Felix 'Tito' Trinidad and Roy Jones Jr. to Strike a Blow against Breast Cancer
Promoter and Pugilists Vow to 'KO Cancer' with Susan G. Komen for the Cure
NEW YORK, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Promoter Don King and his boxers
Felix "Tito" Trinidad and Roy Jones Jr. -- who will meet in a huge match
staged at Madison Square Garden on Jan. 19 -- have teamed with Susan G.
Scientists strike blow in superbugs struggle
Scientists from The University of Manchester have pioneered new ways of tweaking the molecular structure of antibiotics an innovation that could be crucial in the fight against powerful super bugs.
The work, led by chemical biologist Dr Jason Micklefield in collaboration with geneticist Profes...
Dealing Cervical Cancer a Knockout Blow
Doctors step up efforts to vaccinate young women against virus that causes the disease
FRIDAY, April 18 (HealthDay News) -- For the first time, a doctor's arsenal now includes a vaccine that can actually prevent cancer.
Gardasil targets human papillomavirus, or HPV, which causes ...
Smokers Blow Their Infants Health into Thin Air
Infants born into family with atleast one parent smoking have five times as much cotinine, a nicotine byproduct, in their urine than infants whose parents are non-smokers , according to a report published in the journal, Archives of Disease in Childhood.
The study was led by researchers fro...
Punch-Drunk Effect- Every blow matters
According to a recent study conducted by researchers at Goteborg University, Sweden, frequent punches on the head may lead to a rise of certain// chemicals in the cerebrospinal fluid.
These chemicals are markers for brain and nerve cell damage. This increase of chemicals in the brain may give r...
Poultry Blues: Blow Hot, Blow Cold Time for Poultry Sector
A fresh case of bird flu in Maharashtra has ruffled up chicken feathers again. More like the lull before a storm, chicken prices which were stabilizing// , have again plummeted following incidents of bird-flu in Maharashtra during the last few days.
There have been few takers for chicken af...
A Blow To Lycopene Supplements Claim To “Health” Fae
The FDA has sent shock waves in the industry pertaining to Lycopene supplements.
In a letter sent Nov. 8 from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to American Longevity (AL), the FDA// denies AL's petition for qualified health claims for lycopene, tomatoes, and tomatoes-based foods containing...
Microscopic Nanobombs Blow Apart Breast Cancer Cells
Researchers at the University of Delaware have developed a unique nanobomb that can be used to detect and blow
apart cancer cells, more specifically breast cancer cells//.
This latest attack on cancer has been detailed in the journals NanoBiotechnology and Oncology Issues by Balaji Panchapakesan...
Smokers blow up ￡90,000 in a Lifetim
A study in the UK calculated the lifetime cost of smoking about 15 cigarettes a day and the amount calculated comes to a staggering ￡91,832.43 or approx . US $150,000 or Rs. 6,000.000 // . This figure is worked out at 373,302 cigarettes smoked, or 18,665 packs.
The study was helped by ‘Cleric...
Sinking Economy Hit Hard by Soaring Healthcare Costs, Says MedicareSupplementPlans.com
...t of Health and Human Services indicates that health care costs are estimated to top $8,000 per person this year. The president said that is a serious blow
to middle class families and small businesses that stimulate job growth.
"Health care reform is no longer just a moral imperative, it is a f...
Fox 11 News Anchor Christine Devine to Co-Host 2nd Annual "An Evening for Autism" Event
...fic reporter with KABC-TV Eyewitness News, entertainment journalist and designer Tina Marie Tyler, David McKenna (scriptwriter for American History X, blow
and S.W.A.T), Beth Krom for Congress (Former Irvine Mayor), State Assemblyman Van Tran serving the 68th District of Orange County (Anaheim, Costa Mesa...
National Long Term Care Community Business Coalition Cautions Severe $16 Billion Medicare Cuts to Nursing Home Care Will Not Only Jeopardize Quality Care to Seniors but Deeply Impact Businesses that Support Sector, Contribute to Local Economies
...or our elderly and is employed by many small, community long term care businesses that serve as the backbone to local economies."
Hardening the blow
from the rule is another $44.9 billion in cuts proposed in the U.S. House of Representatives healthcare reform legislation, HR 3200, expected to be vo...
Robotics insights through flies' eyes
... Common and clumsy-looking, the blow
fly is a true artist of flight. Suddenly changing ...r second will merge into a continuous movement. A blow
fly, on the other hand, can perceive 100 images pe...iverse patterns, movements, and sensory stimuli to blow
flies. The insect is held in place by a halter, so...
HIV Plus Alcohol Hampers Short-Term Memory
...ew information can disrupt treatment, expert says
FRIDAY, July 24 (HealthDay News) -- HIV infection and chronic drinking can deal a double blow
to short-term memory, a new study has found.
The study, appearing in an online early view of Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research , fou...
CIGNA Whistleblower Calls for More Heath Insurance Accountability in Heath Care Reform
...one prominent CIGNA patient -- Nataline Sarkisyan -- whose death after CIGNA delayed a needed kidney transplant was a catalyst to Potter's decision to blow
the whistle on the health insurance industry.
Potter will call for national reform requiring insurance companies to be more honest about the...
Award Honors Chicago Cancer Survivor Who Gives Back
...the battle against this disease. Their experience has caused many to become vocal advocates of cancer funding and research as a way to help lessen the blow
of the disease on future generations," said Laura I. Thevenot, ASTRO CEO. "Our goal with this award is honor an individual who is helping pave the way...
Federal Appeals Court Protects California Home Care Pay
SEIU deals Governor's wage cuts for home care workers one more legal blow
OAKLAND, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California home care recipients, care providers and their union, SEIU, are hailing anoth...
Americans United for Life: Ninth Circuit Ruling on Pharmacists Endangers Fundamental Freedoms
...ly 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fundamental American freedoms suffered a blow
on Wednesday when the Ninth Circuit ruled that an administrative rule of th...UL Vice President of Legal Affairs Denise Burke said, "This is a tremendous blow
to the medical profession. When health-care professionals have to choose b...
President Obama Delivers Historic Victory for America's Kids and Health over Tobacco
..., Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids:
(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO )
President Obama today struck an historic blow
against the greatest public health menace of our time by signing into law bipartisan legislation that grants the U.S. Food and Drug Administration aut...
PTI Recycling Systems Formed to Sell/Service Modular, Food-Grade rPET Production System Globally
...erephthalate (rPET) resin is now available globally. The system has been designed to cost-effectively address increased international rPET demand for blow
molding, injection molding and thermoforming applications, by efficiently turning post-consumer PET containers into reusable food-grade resin.
'She Just Wanted to Dance Again': Navigate the Exchange of Parent-Caregiving Relationships Through Example, Advice
... PORT ORANGE, Fla., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Suddenly it happens, with the excruciating impact of a blow
with a two-by-four. We find ourselves needing to parent our parents.
Author Cheryl Jenkins, in her new book, "She Just Wanted to Dance Again," ( ...
Popular Alzheimer's theory may be false trail
... GAINESVILLE, Fla. The idea that anti-inflammatory drugs might protect people struggling with dementia from Alzheimer's disease has received a blow
with the online release of a study of human brain tissue in Acta Neuropathologica .
Researchers with the McKnight Brain Institute of the Universit...
Bonus Payout Trends and Continuing Cost Controls Reflect Challenging Business Climate, Says Aon Consulting's Radford
...ompared to 41 percent for life sciences employees.
"Many companies have had no choice but to have layoffs, while others have tried to lessen the blow
by implementing a wide variety of forced time-off programs," said John Radford, senior vice president, Aon Consulting's Radford. "In an effort to dras...
MDS Nordion Urges Government of Canada to Complete MAPLE Project to Address Current Medical Isotope Supply Shortage
...of Science, stated in his presentation to the Nuclear Energy
Association that "AECL's May 2008 decision to discontinue work on the MAPLE
reactors is a blow
to worldwide supply reliability."
MDS's primary objective through the legal proceedings is to have AECL
honour its long-standing commitment to ...
New Insights, Inroads Against Breast, Ovarian Cancers
...e to decide [on testing]. Most of my patients, when given this information, do not want routine CA125 measurements."
The study strikes yet another blow
to the notion that CA125 might be the reliable ovarian cancer test everyone is looking for. For example, research published in the April issue of Ob...
HRT Ups Death Risk for Women With Lung Cancer
...ly to the combined estrogen-plus-progestin regimen of hormone therapy, not to the use of estrogen on its own.
The findings do appear to be another blow
for hormone replacement therapy, which has already been associated with an elevated risk of heart attack, stroke and breast cancer.
This new findi...
Leading NGOs call for international action to combat epidemic of noncommunicable diseases
...economic development. They are estimated to reduce gross domestic product (GDP) by up to 5% in many low- and middle-income countries, dealing a double blow
to fragile economies struggling in the global recession.
Professor Pekka Puska, President of the World Heart Federation states: "We can no longer...
UCLA study shows traumatic brain injury haunts children for years
...ability in children and adolescents, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Now, according to a new study by UCLA researchers, the effects of a blow
to the head, whether it's mild or a concussion, can linger for years.
Reporting in the May issue of the journal Neuropsychology , Talin Babikian,...
Bishops Barbershop - Keeping Portland a Great Place to Live
...c, and trend-setting stylists. Clients are taken on a walk-in only basis, and choose from an a la carte menu of services that includes style, shampoo, blow
dry, a variety of cut and color options, or even a hot towel shave. A free bottle of cold Miller High Life is offered to those who are 21 and older. ...
MADD Delivers Nearly 7,000 Petitions to Governor Paterson Urging Ignition Interlocks For All Convicted DWI Offenders
...for drunk driving offenders after their driver's licenses have been reinstated. When a driver wishes to start his or her vehicle, he or she must first blow
into the device. The vehicle will not start unless the driver's alcohol level is below a pre-set BAC. Multiple studies on interlocks for both first-t...
Senior Living Executives Optimistic About Future
..." by freezing wages and reducing spending where possible, the executives said that public demand for the services they provide to seniors softened the blow
to their companies. Moreover, memory care services for seniors who suffer from dementia and Alzheimer's disease have actually grown during the recess...
Chronic ankle pain may be more than just a sprain
... ROSEMONT, IL Ankle sprains are a common injury after a fall, sudden twist or blow
to the ankle joint. Approximately 40 percent of those who suffer an ankle sprain will experience chronic ankle pain, even after being treated for thei...
Video: NASONEX(R) (Mometasone Furoate Monohydrate) Nasal Spray, 50 mcg* Teams Up With American Forests to Educate Nasal Allergy Sufferers and Help Improve Air Quality
... "Don't blow
It" Online Health Game Launches; Low-Allergenic Tr...g organization. Together they have launched "Don't blow
It" ( dontblowit.com ) a fun and educational onlin...nd more pollen, an online resource like the 'Don't blow
It' game can help educate people about the importa...
Frost & Sullivan Honours LyondellBasell With Customer Value Enhancement Award
...n product line, LyondellBasell introduced new grades of low density polyethylene to this market in 2007, completing its offerings to the injection and blow
moulded polyolefins market.
The Customer Value Enhancement Award is presented to the company that has best demonstrated the ability to expand its...
QHR Management Client Hancock Medical Center Named Mississippi Hospital of the Year
... client since 1980, was honored for its unwavering spirit and ongoing commitment to providing quality healthcare, despite having been dealt a terrible blow
by Hurricane Katrina just a few short years ago.
"This award recognizes a hospital employer that demonstrates recognition of professional nur...