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Kimberly-Clark Teams Up With Sports Legends to Launch 'The Depend Campaign to End Prostate Cancer'

Brand unveils four-month awareness campaign featuring Len Dawson, Ken Griffey Sr., Jim Colbert, Joe Cortez and Rod Woodson to support partnership with ZERO - The Project to End Prostate Cancer DALLAS, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With prostate cancer affecting a staggering one in...

In retinal disease, sight may depend on second sites

If two people have the same genetic disease, why would one person go blind in childhood but the other later in life or not at all? For a group of genetic diseases so-called ciliary diseases that include Bardet-Biedl syndrome, Meckel-Gruber syndrome, and Joubert syndrome the answer lies in one ge...

Young Tells Congress Survival of Postal Service Could Depend on Passage of Relief Legislation

WASHINGTON, March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Letter Carriers union President William H. Young told a House hearing today that the survival of the U.S. Postal Service, endangered by the greed and recklessness of financial firms and Wall Street, could depend on whether Congress enacts biparti...

Car-Crash Death Rates Depend on Where You Live in U.S.

Northeast is best, south the worst; men and young adults also more frequent victims THURSDAY, Feb. 26 (HealthDay News) -- The federal government's push to reduce motor vehicle deaths appears to be having mixed success, with drivers in Massachusetts and the northeast getting the message...

Penn study: Chances of surviving cardiac arrest depend on where patients are treated

(PHILADELPHIA) Efforts to fight the toll of cardiac arrest have typically focused on pre-hospital factors -- bystander CPR education and improvement, public defibrillation programs, and quicker EMS response. But new research from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine reveals that the ...

Kimberly-Clark Introduces New Depend Underwear for Men & Women; Unveils Brand's First Gender-Specific Adult Absorbent Underwear

DALLAS, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB ) today announced the evolution of its market-leading Depend brand of incontinence products with the introduction of its first line of gender-specific adult absorbent underwear. The new male and female designs are t...

Ability to quit smoking may depend on ADHD symptoms, Columbia researchers find

NEW YORK Tobacco use is more prevalent and smoking cessation less likely among persons with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (A.D.H.D.) In a study of smokers with attention deficit and hyperactivity symptoms, those who exhibited elevated hyperactivity and impulsivity, with or without i...

AHIP: Low-Income and Rural Seniors Depend on Medigap Supplemental Coverage

New Report Analyzing the 2006 Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medigap supplemental coverage is a vital option for low and moderate income seniors and those living in rural areas, according to the latest data from the Medicare Current Benefic...

Best treatment for MS may depend on disease subtype

ANN ARBOR, Mich. Animal studies by University of Michigan scientists suggest that people who experience the same clinical signs of multiple sclerosis (MS) may have different forms of the disease that require different kinds of treatment. The results, if borne out in further studies, point to a...

Measle's Spread Doesn't Depend on Airways

Instead, certain immune cells may be key, new study shows FRIDAY, June 20 (HealthDay News) -- Measles may be one of the most common contagious diseases in the world, but new research shows that it does not spread through one's body via airways and the lungs, as long believed. Mayo ...

Health insurance in the future would depend on genetic test results

Breast cancer is the second-biggest killer of women in UK. The recent reports that many women will be barred from buying life assurance if they take a genetic breast cancer test caused a lot of commotion among them. // Statistics show that about 40,000 diagnoses are done each year and 13,000 d...

Healthy Brains Depend Upon Survival Genes

A healthy brain can be maintained by a person at old age through activities that exercise the brain like a daily crossword puzzle. The University of Edinburgh’s scientists are doing further research on this subject// with the object of identifying the ‘survival genes’ in the brain. The awaken...

Success of HIV may depend in its mutations

Researchers observe that one reason AIDS may progress as a disease is the human immunodeficiency virus mutates so rapidly within the human body that it confounds the already-weakened immune system's ability to defend against it. In addition, conventional tests used to determine how well a person// ...

Amputation may depend on availability of vascular surgeons

Patients suffering from peripheral arterial disease may lose their limb to amputation if there are //no vascular surgeons to attend to them. Research findings report that areas of the country where there are more vascular surgeons, report less number of cases where patients of peripheral arterial d...

Labopharm Reports Results for Second Quarter Fiscal 2009

...g future events. The forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Actual events could differ materially from those projected herein and depend on a number of factors, including the uncertainties related to the regulatory process in various countries for the approval of the Company's products ...

Desert Oasis Healthcare Featured in USA Today

...embers of Senator Feinstein, Congressmen Schiff, Drier and Waxman. Their message was clear: Desert Oasis Healthcare has a large senior membership who depend on this important coverage to aid in their healthcare needs. The legislators were receptive and eager to learn more about the success of the Desert O...

DEET in Bug Spray Tied to Neural Damage in Mice

...eat Alzheimer's and can delay the decline of symptoms for up to a year. Sanberg said the effects of DEET, like many chemicals and drugs, can simply depend on the individual using it. An earlier study found a strong association between exposure to acetylcholinesterase inhibitors and the Gulf War illnes...

Bionovo Presents Positive Results from Phase 1B Trial of Bezielle for Metastatic Breast Cancer

... diseased cells while leaving normal cells healthy and intact. Normal cells depend primarily on the citric acid cycle (>85%) and very little on glycolysis (<7%) for energy production. Cancer cells depend largely on glycolysis (>85%) for energy production. Bezielle induces gre...

Synthetic biology -- opportunities and risks

...y will, in the opinion of the three organisations, lie in basic research. The paper comes to the conclusion that the success of synthetic biology will depend substantially on the extent to which it is able to bring together the wide variety of disciplines as early as the student training stage. Safety-relev...

Developing gene therapy to fight blindness

...en send nerve signals that the brain interprets as vision. Rods facilitate black and white vision and are used mainly at night. During the day, humans depend on cones for color vision. In people with the genetic mutations that cause RP, rods and cone cells die. Affected individuals first experience defe...

The State of Louisiana and Together Rx Access Join Forces to Improve Prescription Access for Uninsured Residents

.... Available at http://www.chronicdiseaseimpact.com/ebcd.taf?cat=state&state=LA . Accessed July 27, 2009. ** Each cardholder's savings depend on such factors as the particular drug purchased, amount purchased, and the pharmacy where purchased. Participating companies independently set the le...

More Than Half of Emergency Department Nurses Have Been Physically Assaulted at Work, New Study Finds

...s," said ENA President Bill Briggs, RN, MSN, CEN, FAEN. "Emergency nurses provide crucial health care services. Their departments and their hospitals depend on them being able to deliver high quality care. They can't do that if they're in danger of being verbally or physically abused." More than ha...

LCA-Vision Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

...ms similar to what we have paid historically; and the future value of revenues financed by us and our ability to collect on such financings which will depend on a number of factors, including the worsening consumer credit environment and our ability to manage credit risk related to consumer debt, bankruptci...

Medicare Cuts Will Force Many Cancer Centers To Close, Stop Seeing Medicare Patients, Lay Off Staff, According To ASTRO Survey

...therapy with diagnostic imaging doesn't serve our patients. We need to make sure that all cancer patients, including those who live in rural areas and depend on Medicare, have access to all the tools and resources they need to make a full recovery," said Rep. Capps. "As a radiation oncologist who pra...

Amgen's Second Quarter 2009 Adjusted Earnings Per Share Increased 13 Percent To $1.29

...s and technology, the protection offered by our patents and patent applications may be challenged, invalidated or circumvented by our competitors. We depend on third parties for a significant portion of our manufacturing capacity for the supply of certain of our current and future products and limits on su...

SEIU Security Officers Who Protect Kaiser Permanente Hospitals Nationwide Vote Overwhelmingly to Ratify First-Ever Union Contract

... Kaiser Permanente Hospital. "Like any parent, I worry about being able to take care of my children if they get sick. I'm happy that I will be able to depend on quality care at the same Kaiser facilities that I protect every day." The historic contract will increase hourly wages by at least $.40 pe...

U.S. Expects 160 Million Doses of Swine Flu Vaccine by October

...accine U.S. officials now expect to have on hand by October, with more doses coming in the form of a nasal spray. Since immunization is expected to depend on each person getting two doses spread a month apart, the amount of vaccine will still only cover a fraction of the population, but more is expected ...

Expressing Growing Concern, THCA Urges Texas Congressional Delegation to Protect Seniors' Medicare-Funded Nursing Home Care as Health Reform Debate Proceeds

...rsing home care as part of ongoing health reform negotiations could have a disastrous impact on the Texas Medicaid program - and the Texas seniors who depend upon it for their vital care - the Texas Health Care Association (THCA) today urged the state's federal lawmakers to ensure the interests of their old...

Council for American Medical Innovation Names Debra R. Lappin President

...tion and ideas," said Richard Gephardt, Chairman of the Council for American Medical Innovation. "America's future prosperity and health will largely depend on maintaining a lead role in scientific, technological and medical innovation, and Ms. Lappin's experience generating support for federal policies to...

Snoring Isn't Sexy, LLC Announces Commendation Program to Honor Sleep Physicians Who Work with Dentists to Manage Sleep Breathing Disorders

...y year. CPAP and oral appliance therapy are the only two non-invasive options for the treatment of snoring and sleep apnea. "Dentists depend upon physicians to conduct sleep studies, to make diagnoses, and to interpret results from in-office testing during the titration phases of oral appli...

Majority of Public Maintains Support for Addressing Health Care Reform Now

...care in Medicare (58%) Would increase taxes (58%) Would increase budget deficit (45%) "Public support for health reform will depend on which arguments get through to the American people and, ultimately, how they answer the question of how will health reform affect their family," sa...

AMERIGROUP Public Policy Institute, Black Leadership Forum, Inc. Convene Summit to Examine Preterm Birth Policy Solutions

...stitute's goal is to identify, assess and promote innovative solutions that help control the cost of Medicaid and Medicare and that help Americans who depend on these programs live healthier, more independent lives. About AMERIGROUP Corporation AMERIGROUP Corporation, headquartered in Virgin...

Young Innovations, Inc. Announces Record Earnings for the Quarter and Six-Months Ended June 30, 2009

...fined in the Private Securities Litigation and Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include statements which are predictive in nature, which depend upon or refer to future events or conditions and which include words such as "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates," or...

Young Innovations, Inc. Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend and Authorizes Share Repurchase Program

...fined in the Private Securities Litigation and Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include statements which are predictive in nature, which depend upon or refer to future events or conditions and which include words such as "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates," or...

WebMD Launches Free Mobile Application For Physicians

...lty, wherever and whenever they need it." Medscape Mobile is available to the largest network of physicians and healthcare professionals, who depend on Medscape for trusted, timely medical information. Medscape Mobile builds upon more than a decade of experience in providing medical informati...

Labopharm receives complete response letter from the U.S. FDA for novel antidepressant

...g future events. The forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Actual events could differ materially from those projected herein and depend on a number of factors, including the uncertainties related to the regulatory process in various countries for the approval of the Company's products ...

Amgen Announces KRAS Safety Update to U.S. Prescribing Information for Vectibix(R) (Panitumumab)

...h our products after they are on the market. Our business may be impacted by government investigations, litigation and products liability claims. We depend on third parties for a significant portion of our manufacturing capacity for the supply of certain of our current and future products and limits on su...

Is a society with smokers profitable?

... the ban on smoking in bars and restaurants and the taxes on payment in tobacco. The economists put forward the following argument: "the measures depend on the mechanisms which generate losses of welfare. The taxes have traditionally been justified as corrections for the costs imposed on the rest of so...

Teaming Up to Tackle a Deadly Cancer

...icine and co-director of the Center for Skull-Based Surgery. The bone cancer is usually found in the top or the bottom of the spinal cord and symptoms depend on where the chordoma is located. Most patients are males over 50, and surgery and radiation work in about half of all cases, Gardner said. Children ...

Long-Term Care: The Next Big Women's Issue?

...urance on their own, tailored to their needs," Gott attests. "Women should be screaming about this to their representatives in Congress. Their futures depend on it." Also, the talk shows should be talking it up, Gott says. "I'm surprised Oprah, The View, and 60 Minutes aren't all over this." ...
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