Ecigarettesnational.com Says Claim by FDA and Other Health Organizations Intentionally Misleading
GAINESVILLE, Fla., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- As the FDA put out a news release concerning its stance on electronic cigarette products last week, the administration only tested two different brands. What many e-cigarette users say is important about these brands is that they are m...
Scientist Presents Data Countering Medicine's Claim of Increasing Life Span In Midst Of Debate Over Medical Insurance
Retired scientist Robert L. Peck reports in his article, The Great Medical Myth, that U.S. Vital Statistics prove that Medicine has not increased life expectancy, and that the Medical Establishment misleads the public by hiding: iatrogenic induced deaths, Medicine's inability to help 80% of its p...
Celebrity Permanent Makeup Artist Slams Claim "Michael Jackson Didn't Want to be Black"
Sandi Hammons, celebrity permanent makeup artist and her company, Premier Pigments, the manufacturer of the permanent makeup worn by the late Michael Jackson, are speaking out against widespread assertions that "Michael Jackson didn't want to be black."
MD On-Line Inc. Acquires Medical Claim Corp.
Expands Network of Direct Provider Relationships to Reduce Administrative Costs in Healthcare and Streamlines Processes for Both Payers and Providers
PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- MD On-Line Inc ., a leading Healthcare Service Company with a core focus of converting paper submit...
Lung Cancer Alliance Calls American Cancer Society's Claim of Progress Selective
WASHINGTON, May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) said that the American Cancer Society's claim
of "progress in cancer fight" earlier this week was based on "selective culling of statistics and ignores the dismal truth that we have made very little progress on the most letha...
Chef Grills GEICO over Claim Denial Allegations
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Chef and caterer to the stars, Dean Kropp, challenged the practices of GEICO Auto Insurance, health insurance agencies and government agencies who denied injury claims, in his scathing expose, "A Bone to Pick"... and he won.
Amalgam fillings are safe, but skeptics still claim controversy, researcher says
AUGUSTA, Ga. Dental amalgam has been proven safe and effective for years, yet unfounded controversy still surrounds it, a Medical College of Georgia researcher says.
Dentists have used amalgam, an alloy of mercury with at least one other metal, in fillings for over 200 years. Amalgam fillings ...
Review of Probiotic Trial Research Finds Only Bifantis(R) Able to Claim Efficacy for IBS Symptoms
Study Adds to Growing Evidence of B. Infantis 35624 Efficacy in IBS Population
CINCINNATI, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A review by researchers at Northwestern University (Chicago, IL) and University of Michigan (Ann Arbor , MI) of the utility of probiotics in the treatment of Irri...
Leader in Health Plan Cost Containment Cites Three Economy-Driven Reasons Why Self-Insured Health Plans Should Brace for Claim Increases and Fund Reserves Accordingly
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Data Management, Inc. (HDM), a leading, independent provider of health plan analytics for public corporations, Taft-Hartley plans and government agencies, sees storm clouds ahead for self-insured plans. "If CFOs are not taking today's econ...
FDA Clears New Immune Response Claim for the CryoValve(R) SG Pulmonary Human Heart Valve
ATLANTA, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY ), a
biomaterials, medical device and tissue processing company, announced today
that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared a new claim
the CryoValve(R) SG pulmonary human heart valve. The new labelin...
Most women report satisfaction with egg donation; some claim problems
Two-thirds of women who donated eggs to fertility clinics reported satisfaction with the process, but 16 percent complained of subsequent physical symptoms and 20 percent reported lasting psychological effects, according to the first study to examine the long-term effects of donation.
New York-Based Sanders Law Firm Files Claim for Good Samaritan Beaten by New York City Police Officers
Leading personal injury law firm files notice of claim
against City of New York and New York City Police Department.
Mineola, NY (Lexis Nexis) August 28, 2008 -- http://thesandersfirm.com/attorney.asp?attorneyid=14 [Marc Grossman], senior partner of leading national p...
MDS Commences Arbitration against AECL over Cancelled MAPLE Project and Files $1.6 Billion Court Claim against AECL and the Government of Canada
TORONTO, July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDS Inc. (TSX: MDS; NYSE:
MDZ), a leading provider of products and services to the global life
sciences markets, today announced that it has served Atomic Energy of
Canada Limited (AECL) with notice of arbitration proceedings. MDS will be
seeking an ord...
2008 Mitchell Medical Industry Conference Previews 100 Percent Paperless Auto Medical Claim Solution
Auto Insurance Executives Attending Influential Annual Forum Urged To
Implement Electronic Bill / Payment Solutions Before Minnesota's 2009 Penalty Deadline
SAN DIEGO and CONCORD, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- More than one
hundred auto insurance executives and...
Emdeon Business Services Processes One Billionth Pharmacy Claim for Department of Defense and the U.S. Military Health System
Custom-Built Applications Process 16 Million Claims Monthly for 9 Million Beneficiaries
NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Emdeon Business Services, a
leading provider of revenue cycle management and clinical communication
solutions, announced today that the c...
FDA Approves Health Claim for Brown Rice
Confirms popular whole grain may provide protection against heart disease and certain cancers
ARLINGTON, Va., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Brown rice, a 100 percent whole
grain food, joins the recognized ranks of healthful whole grains, according
to an announcement this week f...
National survey reveals 80 percent of Americans claim docs need better bedside manners
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ April 24, 2008 As the 2008 national presidential election heats up, one topic remains a voter hot button and a constant debate issue the health care crisis in America. Political affiliations aside, there is one aspect everyone can agree on the importance of access to qual...
New National Survey Reveals 8 out of 10 Americans Claim Their Doc Needs a Prescription for Better Bedside Manners
Arnold P. Gold Foundation Continues Commitment to 'Keeping the 'Care' in Healthcare'
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the 2008
national presidential election heats up, one topic remains a voter hot
button and a constant debate issue --...
U.S. Labor Department Increases Claim Assistance for Energy Workers
Resource centers offer new services to energy workers
WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of
Labor has announced enhanced services to assist nuclear weapons industry
workers with medical bill payments and related travel expense
reimbursement. The department's...
CryoCath intends to contest patent infringement claim by CryoCor, Inc.
http://www.cryocath.com Toronto Stock Exchange Symbol: CYT
MONTREAL, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CryoCath(R) Technologies
Inc. (TSX: CYT), the global leader in cryotherapy products to treat
cardiovascular disease, today announced that CryoCor, Inc. has filed patent
Congressional Budget Office Analysis of HR971 Rejects Pharmacy Benefit Managers' Bogus Claim Bill Would Cost $29 Billion Over 5 Years
CBO Estimates Bill Allowing Pharmacies to Negotiate Collectively Would
Increase Costs by Only $727 million over Ten Years
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite pharmacy benefit
managers' (PBMs) claims that HR971, the bill allowing independent
pharmacies to collectively n...
Coshocton County Memorial Hospital RNs to Strike Despite Hospital's Claim of Financial Hardship
COSHOCTON, Ohio, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As of December 7,
2007, Coshocton County Memorial Hospital has maintained its proposals for
concessions from its registered nurses for a 3-year contract. As a result,
bargaining unit RNs at Coshocton County Memorial Hospital will be on strike
Major Protest On Saturday Against Fringe Therapists Who Claim to 'Cure' Gays
DALLAS, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being
issued by Truth Wins Out:
What: The National Association for Research and Therapy of
Homosexuality (NARTH) will hold its annual meeting at the Dallas/Ft. Worth
Airport Marriott on October 27. The group claims there "are no gay...
MD On-Line Expands Relationship with Aetna for Direct Claim Submission
- Providers Now Able to Submit Aetna Claims at No Cost -
PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- MD On-Line, Inc., a leading
healthcare technology company focused on providing innovative products for
electronic health care transactions between providers and payers, today
Review of probiotic research finds only Bifantis can claim efficacy vs. placebo for IBS symptoms
PHILADELPHIA October 15, 2007 A new analysis of randomized controlled trials evaluating probiotics in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has found that Bifantis, Bifidobacterium infantis 35624, the sole ingredient in Align (manufactured by Procter & Gamble), is the only probiotic cu...
Vitamin D Added to FDA Osteoporosis Risk-Reduction Health Claim
ATLANTA, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- As a result of a 2004 petition from
the Beverage Institute for Health & Wellness (hereafter the Institute) of
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO ), the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
announced today that it has amended its osteoporosis risk reduction heal...
Taiwan Researchers Claim Cancer Therapy Alternative
Taiwan researchers said Thursday they have successfully tested 10 new sugar-fat compounds they believe will inhibit cancer growth while prolonging patients' survival time with limited side effects. The new compounds were created by a team led by Dr. Wong Chi-huey, president of Taiwan's highest aca...
Hungarian Researchers Claim Cancer Breathalyzer Breakthrough
Hungarian researchers are testing a breathalyzer that has so far been able to detect lung cancer// with over 70 percent accuracy, the daily Nepszabadsag reported Tuesday.
The technology itself is not new, and researchers across the world have been working on such a breathalyzer for several ye...
Brazil’s Claim to Fame - Fat Women and Drunk Men, Survey Find
Brasilia – Svelte models have lent their charm in the many carnivals for which Rio de Janeiro is well-known. Having set an enviable trend//, a recent survey has painted a different picture of Brazil, suggesting that women are not as slim as they are thought to be and the men drink far too much. Nea...
Ontario Supports OHIP’s Rejection of Claim by North York Ma
An advocate called for an immediate review of the standards and guidelines OHIP uses to decide who gets reimbursed for out-of-country treatments// .
Ontario Divisional Court supported OHIP's rejection of the claim
of a North York man who hoped to recover the $450,000 cost of his life-saving liv...
Health Claim from FDA Promotes Dairy Products to Fight Osteoporosis Risk
A health claim, written in simple language will inform consumers, about the benefits of a including plenty of dairy products in their diet, to help avert osteoporosis//. This has been proposed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The scientific evidence, upon which this claim
is based, is sup...
Aussie Doctors Claim Breakthrough in Breast Cancer Treatment
Australian doctors are claiming to have found a breakthrough in the treatment of breast cancer by using scans to better predict the success of therapies.//
According to Professor Miles Prince from Melbourne's Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre a six-year study using positron emission tomography (PET)...
Cell Operators Claim that Mobile Towers Pose no Health Hazards
Mobile telephone towers do not pose any health risk, cell operators said Wednesday adding that the expansion of mobile services// in the country would be affected if such misconceptions were not cleared.
The myths about mobile towers were coming in the way of installing more towers, especially i...
Scientists Claim Encouraging Progress On Hereditary Diseases
Scientists have assembled to report encouraging and innovative strategies and
probable future therapies for Huntington's disease// and related disorders.
The Hereditary Disease Foundation convened HD 2006: Changes, Advances and Good News (CAG)n in Cambridge, Massachusetts, hosting a group o...
Scientists Claim Developing A New Skin Test For The Early Detection Of Alzheimer’
Researchers at Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute in Rockville have claimed that the discovery of enzymes, which react abnormally in the skin of patients// with Alzheimer's disease, could be developed as a quick, and painless test for the disease.
The researchers explained that no...
Researchers claim That Regular Use Of Hib Vaccine In Africa Could Eliminate H. Influenza totally.
Researchers have explained that the killer disease of H.Influenza could be virtually abolished in Africa by routinely vaccinating the infants Hib vaccine. //
Scientists from the Oxford University have shown in their research that the routine vaccination of infants in Kenya against H. influenz...
AIDS Claim Six Lives in UP's Mainpuri
Six persons have died of AIDS in the district in past two months while seven new HIV positive cases were identified this month, an official said today. //
This month alone, seven new HIV positive cases were identified in the district while six persons died of AIDS in the past two months, Chie...
India to Claim Bird Flu-Free Status Next Month
India has complied with all protocols necessary for being notified bird flu-free, and hopes to receive the certification from OIE, the international animal health agency, on Aug 10, a senior official said here Friday.//
While the notification does not rule out a recurrence, the Animal Husbandr...
India To Claim 'Bird Flu Free' Status
India will lay claim
to the 'bird flu free nation' status next month, as no case of avian influenza has been reported in the country for the last three months, federal Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said Friday. //
"There has been no case of avian influenza for the last three months, which...
FDA warns against the use of products that claim to treat erectile dysfunction
The U.S Food and Drug administration has issued a warning to consumers to stay away from products touted as succors for sexual problems, allegedly capable of enhancing// the sexual experience. According to the FDA, these products contain many harmful elements, which may trigger a host of health co...