During Cold and Flu Season, Don't Get Caught Dirty Handed
Soap and Detergent Association, American Society for Microbiology Offer Advice on Proper Hygiene
Online & Print Materials Geared for Adults and Children
WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New online educational materials remind young and old alike about the healt...
Philip Morris International Caught in Philippines in Another Concert Sponsorship
Company Urged to End Role as It Did with Alicia Keys Concert in
WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second time in
recent weeks, international tobacco control advocates are calling on Philip
Morris International to withdraw its sponsorship and promotion of a majo...
Suspected cause of type 1 diabetes caught 'red-handed' for the first time
May 8, 2008 -- Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis working with diabetic mice have examined in unprecedented detail the immune cells long thought to be responsible for type 1 diabetes.
Researchers were able to examine the immune cells from isolated insulin-makin...
India caught in catastrophic smoking epidemic
India is in the midst of a catastrophic epidemic of smoking deaths, which is expected to cause about one million (10 lakh) deaths a year during the 2010s including one in five of all male deaths and one in 20 of all female deaths at ages 30-69. On average, male bidi smokers lose about six years o...
American Academy of Dermatology Caught in Pay-for-Play Scandal
Respected Dermatologist says 'I am revolted by it;' Petitions for
Meeting at Upcoming San Antonio Conference
WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of
dermatologists, including Dr. A. Bernard Ackerman, director emeritus of the
Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology in New York...
Extracts of catfish caught in polluted waters cause breast cancer cells to multiply
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 7 Exposing estrogen-sensitive breast cancer cells to extracts of channel catfish caught
in areas with heavy sewer and industrial waste causes the cells to multiply, according to a University of Pittsburgh study being presented at the annual meeting of the American Public He...
Higher levels of pollutants found in fish caught near a coal-fired power plant
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 7 Emissions from coal-fired power plants may be an important source of water pollution and fish contamination, say researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health in a study being presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Ass...
General Practitioner caught for manipulating an illicit relationship with a lady patient
The Medical Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal has cornered a Christchurch General Practitioner for allegedly manipulating a sexual relationship with a lady patient.// As per the woman’s account, the GP even bought her lingerie and advised her about the ideal clothes to wear.
The doctor has...
Four Deaths Due To Bird Flu Caught From Wild Birds
The German scientists have stated that four people have died after catching bird flu from wild swans//.
The scientists, who had only just announced about the deaths, had said that they had occurred earlier this year. They also went on to state that they were the first confirmed cases of avian...
Doctor Caught Red-Handed For Conducting Sex-Determination Test
A woman doctor in Haryana was caught
red-handed Wednesday after she conducted a sex-determination test on a woman to ascertain the sex of her unborn child//.
Vijay Bhargawa was caught
immediately after she conducted the test at Rewari town and disclosed the sex of the unborn child to a decoy c...
MMR Triple Vaccine Caught In the Eye of a Storm
MMR Triple Vaccine has found prominence again, for the wrong reasons. Blaming the government of apathy over the MMR vaccine, Dr Peter Fletcher, who // held the post of Chief Scientific Officer at the Department of Health, has accused the government of not examining the risks of MMR triple vaccin...
Asian Doctors Caught Issuing False Sick Notes
Disciplinary proceedings are taking place against five doctors, four of whom are Asians who were caught
issuing false sick notes in a sting// operation in the UK. The operation was conducted by newspaper reporters who posed as sick patients, and the doctors may be struck of the medical register al...
Feline Pine Announces National 'Take Your Cat to the Vet Day' August 22
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Cats seem so independent, it's easy for their owners to get caught
up in work, family and every day life and forget to bring them into the veterinarian for regular annual exams. In a recent national survey conducted ...
Is it Exam Time for Georgia's School Children Already?
...; but, a visit to the dentist is oftentimes an afterthought. However, when children and teens get routine dental exams, many problems or issues can be caught
early and possibly corrected.
The American Dental Association (ADA) and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) suggest parents tak...
Orphanage Receives Nearly $1 Million from Private Donor
...ing; Glamour Magazine, NBC TV, Reader's Digest, Good Morning America, and Forbes Magazine.
It was in Forbes Magazine that the story of Whole Child caught
the attention of Tom Mower, who had always wanted to do something similar. Tom immediately called Karen to offer help. He thanked Karen for her unself...
HealthYes! Provides Free Preventive Screening in Support of Round Rock Express
...ncrease public awareness about the dangers of cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and other diseases that are ultimately detectable and treatable if caught
Austin, Texas-based HealthYes! leverages the most medically advanced, state-of-the-art approach in the mobile screenin...
Omaha School of Massage Therapy Adds Healthcare Programs, Joins Herzing University, and Changes Name
...ll the increasing need for well-trained medical professionals in the Omaha community."
It's that commitment to students and the community that caught
the attention of Herzing University . "The Omaha School of Massage Therapy stood out as a shining star among educational institutions in Nebraska,"...
Lung Cancer Alliance Launches Online 'Early Interventions Resource Center'
...Interventions Resource Center presents the facts in a straightforward way and reinforces that the outcomes with lung cancer are much better when it is caught
early. I intend to use this resource to supplement my discussions with patients on the risks, testing and treatment of this lethal disease."
Allergists Urge Asthmatics to Get Swine and Seasonal Flu Shots Following CDC Vaccine Advisory Committee Recommendations
..., fatigue, sore throat, dry cough, nasal congestion and body aches, call your doctor immediately to determine if treatment is needed. If symptoms are caught
early, antiviral drugs can be used to combat the virus and help prevent complications."
Asthma patients also will still need to get a separa...
Healthcare: Solutions for the American Crisis 'The Economic Report' Show to Feature Rising Medical Solutions, Inc.
...of a doctor making house-calls. More than ever, healthcare providers, insurance carriers, employers and a host of other professionals find themselves caught
up in a quagmire of bureaucracy, legal issues, and competing interests. Too often, it is the public's confidence in the healthcare system that suffers...
Dermatologists Shed Light on Common Pigmentation Problems and Solutions in Skin of Color
... is more pronounced in people with darker skin since, as the lesions heal, the affected skin can develop very dark, leopard-looking spots.
early, steroid injections are used to reduce the inflammation thereby minimizing hyperpigmentation. However, if the condition progresses before it can...
Sunscreen on Your Feet? Doctors Urge Sunscreen Use and Exams to Prevent Skin Cancer on Feet
... the area. But, physicians from the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons warn skin cancer of the foot is prevalent and can even be fatal if not caught
While all types of skin cancer, including squamous cell and basal cell carcinoma, can be found on the foot, the most common is the most...
Ecigarettesnational.com Says Claim by FDA and Other Health Organizations Intentionally Misleading
...mands of a failing healthcare system, a failing economy, and a disgruntled people that have had enough of both, the question remains whether a product caught
in the middle will continue to be a source of contention between the government and the people.
E-Cigarette - Ecigarettesnational.com is your o...
New Research Reveals the Majority of Parents Overlook Key Steps to Keep Curious Toddlers Safe at Home
...ty for constant and close supervision. The survey shows that nearly three-quarters of toddlers have climbed on furniture, and more than half have been caught
taking items from a purse or climbing out of the crib.
"Toddlers are smarter, faster and more curious than they were as babies. Things in your ...
Back-to-School Health: Are Your Child's Eyes Ready for the Classroom?
...ge three. Some of the more serious eye diseases like amblyopia (lazy eye) or strabismus (crossed eyes) are correctable with eye patches or surgery if caught
early. Once a child is seven or eight years old, the opportunity to correct the problem may have been lost, resulting in permanent vision problems.
Cupcakes for a Cure
... herself, Millman is walking in honor of her late cousin, Gretchen Warner, this year.
"I feel fortunate that I can walk - that my cancer was caught
early and because of early detection, I remain cancer-free. Millions of women are not that lucky," Millman says.
Millman is one of the top te...
NeoGenomics Enters into Strategic Supply Agreement with Abbott for Development of a Melanoma Cancer Test
... invasive melanoma will be diagnosed this year in the United States. Melanoma typically starts as an abnormal mole on the skin and is easily cured if caught
and removed early. Once it spreads to other parts of the body, however, it is particularly deadly. NeoGenomics intends to develop a FISH test to dis...
Team24 News Article - New EU Directive Offers a Healthy Outlook for Niche Recruitment Companies like Team24
...Qs on the EWTD Download the NHS Skills for Health Workforce Projects Team guide here Team24 is well positioned to provide support to hospitals caught
short by this directive
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Treating Kids' Summertime Bumps, Bruises and Injuries with The Healthcare Scoop
...ing further damage. We were both very impressed with Dr. Taube's level of expertise and the quality of care."
"It's easy for kids to get caught
up in a game and accidentally push themselves too hard; learning physical limits is part of growing up" said Dr. Gary Fetzer with TRIA in Minneap...
Colonoscopy Beats 'Camera Pill' at Catching Colon Cancer
...d just 73 percent of adenomas that were spotted by colonoscopy.
Of 19 confirmed cases of colon cancer uncovered through colonoscopies, just 14 were caught
by the pill technique, the researchers noted.
The authors therefore concluded that capsule endoscopy is currently inferior to colonoscopy as a scre...
Addiction scientists call for end to executions for drug offenders
... punishment is not an effective deterrent for drug-related offences, since it is usually poor and replaceable mules and "runners" who are likely to be caught
The authors cite the UN statement that capital punishment should be imposed only for "intentional crime with lethal or other extreme...
Researchers identify individuals at risk for developing colon cancer
...t of colon and other cancers. Certainly, individuals who have these mutations should be getting screening for colon cancer, so that the disease can be caught
during the early stages when it is highly curable."
Colon cancer, the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S., accounts for 50,000 deaths...
Cats Purrfect at Getting Needs Met, Study Shows
...y for the people who heard it.
This was the sound that Pepo used to his advantage to get McComb to fill his dish each morning, and it seems to have caught
on throughout the domestic cat world. According to McComb, the cry-purr appears to work better at rousing humans than either a purr alone ("you're mo...
FRC Says Planned Parenthood, Desperate to Hide Agenda, Attacks Hatch and Hides Intent
...clarity in pointing this fact out to the American people, who oppose public subsidies for abortion by a margin of at least two to one.
in the first of what is likely to be many maneuvers to achieve their goal, Planned Parenthood is launching a spurious and erroneous assault on Sen. Ha...
Bathtub Accidents Injure 43,000 U.S. Kids Each Year
...rst study that looked at injuries caused by slips and falls, according to the report published in the July 13 online edition of Pediatrics .
our attention was the frequency of the slips and falls," said lead researcher Dr. Gary A. Smith, director of the Center for Injury Research and Policy...
Drug Crimes in Canada Cause Continuing Problems for Small Communities
... functioning addict who is battling a drug addiction, and just one day gets caught
by police for possession of a small amount," comments Nick Hayes, a represe...nt drugs like speed, ecstasy, marijuana, and even cocaine. These teens get caught
up with the law and start heading down the wrong path at a very young age,"...
Cell Pathway May Be Key to Lung Cancer's Spread
... July 3 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. researchers say they've found a major cellular flaw that may drive the rapid spread of relapsed lung cancer.
early, lung cancer can often be treated. But most cases are not detected until the disease is well advanced. Though doctors can sometimes put the canc...
Charlotte Cowan MD Honored by Obama Administration for Innovative 'Doctor Hippo' Series of Children's Books
... in her Dr. Hippo Series of children's picture books. Each of Dr. Cowan's books , The Little Elephant with the Big Earache, Peeper Has a Fever, Katie caught
a Cold, Sadie's Sore Throat , and The Moose with Loose Poops, contains its own, separate Parent Guide. The Parent Guide answers common question...
Infants Should Be Screened for Hip Trouble
...ondition until adolescence or young adulthood when a patient can experience abnormal wear of the hip joint or hip arthritis.
If the condition is caught
early, the most common treatment option for infants is a harness -- consisting of a soft brace, straps and Velcro --that helps to hold the legs in an ...
Newly Launched Free Choice Foundation Attempts Rescue of Japan's Private Heath Care Network
...unced his 'Three Principles for Real Health Care Reform,' one in particular caught
Kessler's attention. The President's 2nd Principle of 'guarantee choice' de...Japanese citizens not enrolling in the socialized system.)
"When I caught
wind of this, my acid reflux shot through the roof," said Kessler, a 3...