Los Angeles County Launches Its Most Comprehensive Campaign Ever to Encourage HIV Testing
LOS ANGELES, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- This week the Los Angeles County, Department of Public Health's Office of AIDS Programs and Policy is launching its most comprehensive community outreach campaign ever
to encourage HIV testing. In Los Angeles County, one in four of those who have...
Can the relationship between doctors and drug companies ever be a healthy one?
Should the financial ties between doctors and drug companies be completely cut, or are healthy alliances between the two possible with the common aim of improving human health? A debate in this week's PLoS Medicine discusses whether the influence of drug company money on doctors is always a corr...
American Hygiene Habits Getting Worse: International Study Reveals More Illness-Causing Germs Than Ever in American Kitchens
PARSIPPANY, N.J., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- American hygiene habits are going downhill and kitchen surfaces continue to harbor illness-causing bacteria that can threaten families, according to a new international study released today from the Hygiene Council, sponsored by LYSOL((R)) brand ...
Video: Get Swimsuit Ready Faster and Easier Than Ever Before With New LifeSculpt Laser Treatment
LifeSculpt is minimally-invasive and offers a faster recovery time than traditional liposuction
BURLINGTON, Mass., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc., a leading researcher and developer for cosmetic treatments, announced today the nationwide availability of the Lif...
'Super Lice' Repelled by All-Natural Products First Ever Independent Study Shows
ROSEMARY REPEL(R) Shows Stellar 92 Percent Effective Rate; First For Non-Chemical Treatment
PASSAIC, N.J., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- As "super lice" become more resistant to some pharmaceutical remedies, a just released, independent study reveals that the all-natural head lice product line, Rose...
Help Stop Swine Flu - First Ever 24/7 Flu Widget Alert
LUXEMBOURG, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- How can I protect myself and others? What can I do to prevent spreading swine flu? Where did the latest outbreaks occur? All urgent questions related to the threatening pandemic of "Swine Flu", where time is of essence and action needs to be taken immediately. ...
Help Stop Swine Fu - First Ever 24/7 Flu Widget Alert
LUXEMBURG, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- How can I protect myself and others?
What can I do to prevent spreading swine flu? Where did the latest outbreaks
occur? All urgent questions related to the threatening pandemic of "Swine
Flu", where time is of essence and action needs to be taken immediatel...
Sitting at the Virtual Poker Table: Results From First Ever Epidemiological Study of Actual Internet Poker Gaming Behavior, in Press
VIENNA, Austria, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The results from the
epidemiological analysis of the actual gaming behavior evidenced
by a large sample of 3,445 online poker players over the span of 2 years are
about to be published. The study was conducted by the Division on Ad...
GfK Asia Releases First Ever Malaysian Contact Lens Industry Retail Measurement
SINGAPORE, April 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- GfK Asia is pleased to release
its first ever
Malaysia contact lens retail measurement for the optical
industry today in line with the 14th MAPO (Malaysian Association of Practicing
Opticians) Fair 2009. According to our recent survey in Malaysia, 25% ...
CardioCareLive.com, First Ever Online Cardiometabolic Conference, Revolutionizes Continuing Medical Education for Cardiovascular Healthcare Professionals
More than 1,500 CME Sessions Viewed at www.CardioCareLive.com , Now Available On-Demand Through June 2009
Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 2, 2009 -- CardioCareLive.com, the inaugural online medical conference for physicians and healthcare professionals working with patients w...
SHAPE Heats Up With First Ever Bikini Body Tour
Hit the sand in the hottest cities and get moving with forty body-boosting fitness classes
NEW YORK, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- 4 out of 5 American women say they're dissatisfied with the way they look. That will change this spring. SHAPE magazine, the #1 women's active lifestyle magazine, ...
Young People Want 'Happily Ever After,' but Lack Skills to Make Marriage Work
WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A groundbreaking new survey sponsored by the National Healthy Marriage Resource Center (NHMRC) finds that 82% of young adults aged 18-30 plan to get married and stay married for life. However, an estimated 40% of first marriages end in divorce. Why?
Historic Pact Creates Largest RN Union Ever in U.S.
OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In a dramatic move to unite the
power and influence of America's leading direct care RN organizations, the
United American Nurses, California Nurses Association/National Nurses
Organizing Committee, and the Massachusetts Nurses Association today announc...
Best Hair Loss Treatment Results Ever Captured on Video?
The Belgravia Hair Loss Centre publish their newest hair loss video diaries and hair growth comparisons. The results are thought to be the best hair treatment results ever
captured on video.
London, UK (PRWEB) February 11, 2009 -- For six months now, the Belgravia Centr...
AUA Annual Scientific Meeting features more new research than ever before
The American Urological Association (AUA) will hold its Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago, IL, on April 25-30, 2009. The AUA Annual Scientific Meeting is the largest meeting of urologic professionals in the world, and is attended by more than 10,000 urologists and healthcare professionals from ...
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome as Deadly as Ever
Finding contradicts belief that death rate associated with condition has dropped
FRIDAY, Jan. 23 (HealthDay News) -- The death rate for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) hasn't changed since 1994, according to a study that contradicts the common belief there's be...
Doctors of Indian origin unite to tackle global health problems - the creation of The first ever Global Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (GAPIO)
Chennai - at the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas convention in Chennai, January 7-10, a consortium of health care professionals was created - GAPIO - the world's first comprehensive health care organization with an emphasis on improving health provision and addressing health inequalities in India.
Keeping Kids Cavity-Free Before They're Ever Born: CariFree Believes Xylitol Could be This Generation's Answer
One Oregon company, Oral BioTech, is embracing this new research on xylitol with a xylitol-rich line of products for both adults and children. Part of the motivation for these products has been the relative lack of effectiveness of our previous generations' use of available homecare products.
Celebrities Stay Fit at First Ever Full-Service Luxury Gym at Film Festival in Park City, Utah
PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The annual film festival in Park
City, Utah, usually known for power lunches, will now feature power crunches
thanks to Gatorade creating the first ever
full-service fitness center, called
the "G Gym." Actors Eliza Dushku and Nick Cannon, both in town ...
USA's largest ever prostate cancer screening program shows high compliance and consistent results
Just under five per cent of the men who took part in the prostate cancer element of the USA's largest ever
cancer screening trial were diagnosed with the disease and the majority of those were picked up by screening programmes, according to research published in the December issue of the urology j...
Employee Health Promotion More Important Than Ever in Economic Crunch
WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The current economic
slowdown reinforces the need for employers to protect their most valuable
asset -- employees -- through programs to promote prevention, wellness and
chronic disease management, DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance says.
Video: Influenza Vaccine Recommended for More Americans Than Ever Before
- The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases brings together leading health experts to urge annual flu vaccine for nearly 85 percent of Americans
- Some influenza vaccine is already available in the U.S. Enough vaccine
will be available so that anyone who ...
Chrigu Wins Grand Prize at First Ever International Documentary Film Festival on Cancer
Reel Lives: The Cancer Chronicles Film Festival awards prizes to top filmmakers
GENEVA, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Chrigu from Switzerland has been
awarded the Grand Prize in the first ever
Reel Lives: Cancer Chronicles
Film Festival at a ceremony in Geneva, Switze...
First Ever National Biovigilance Network in the U.S. Reaches $1 Million in Funding, Prepares for Fall Pilot Launch
Network Data and Analysis Will Greatly Enhance Patient Safety and
Reduce Healthcare Costs
BETHESDA, Md., July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Biovigilance
Network, the nation's first and only nationwide data collection program for
the transfusion and biological therapy communities, ...
Breastfeeding.com Launches First Ever Social Network for Birth-Related Medical Professionals
Breastfeeding.com launches the 'Expert's Community' supporting Lactation
Consultants, Midwives, Doulas, and Childbirth Educators, giving them the chance to connect with others in their profession and expand their
practices by connecting with the 2 million new moms each year who visit ...
AMA Provides First Ever Guidance on Medical Tourism
New AMA Principles Promote Patient Safety for Care Abroad
CHICAGO, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To ensure the safety of
patients considering traveling abroad for medical care, new guiding
principles on medical tourism were adopted today at the American Medical
Association's (AMA) ...
Oh Mama! Heads Back to the Lab to Create the First Ever Ginger-Ale for Moms-To-Be
Between 50-80% of all pregnant women experience morning sickness - MorningSicknessHelp.com
"I was really sick in the beginning, and I thought, 'What the h--- have I done?' - Marcia Cross
Morning sickness can strike at any time and last all day ...
Highest ever levels of post-traumatic stress found in Uganda
Uganda has the highest rate of post-traumatic stress and depression ever
recorded, following extremely high of civilian exposure to violence and poor healthcare, a study published in BMC Psychiatry says today.
The study, conducted by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Gulu Uni...
Largest Ever Regional AIDS Conference to Review Epidemic Status and Changing Challenges in the Response
Broadest range of public and non-governmental sector participants ever
address the changing face of HIV in the region and the critical crossroad the response faces
MOSCOW, May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting tomorrow, the second Eastern
Europe and Central Asia AIDS Conf...
Largest ever analysis of DES data demonstrates safety, efficacy in on-and-off-label use
CHICAGO, IL MARCH 27, 2008 The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) will present results of the largest meta-analysis to date comparing mortality rates for drug-eluting stents (DES) versus bare metal stents (BMS) at the Drug-Eluting Stent Revolution VII meeting tomorrow evening in Chicago. ...
Envisat makes first ever observation of regionally elevated CO2 from manmade emissions
Using data from the SCIAMACHY instrument aboard ESA's Envisat environmental satellite, scientists have for the first time detected regionally elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide the most important greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming originating from manmade emissions.
More than ...
Peapod Offers First Ever Virtual Nutritionist
Makes shopping easier for people with dietary restrictions and personal preferences
SKOKIE, Ill., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Peapod has developed and created
its own software program that essentially reads the labels for its
customers. Like a virtual nutritionist, Nu...
New 'Keys to the Heart Meditation' CD Series Provides Sound Energy Therapy Using First Ever Recording of an Ancient Healing Instrument
ATLANTA, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, "Keys to the Heart Meditation,"
a seven-CD recording series, was released by Ptah Music, LLC, for consumers
interested in the proven powers of meditation to reduce stress, improve
sleep quality, and provide a more peaceful, healthy life.
U.S. Career Institute Launches 1st Ever DETC Accredited Medical Assistant Course
FORT COLLINS, Colo., Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Career Institute, a
nationally accredited distance learning school, announced the rollout of
the first ever
DETC accredited Medical Assistant career training course.
The Medical Assistant course is their 18th course to date, 6th in the
Largest Study Ever to Investigate Risk Factors of Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities Will Begin Enrolling Families in Bay Area and Across U.S.
OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from Kaiser
Permanente and the California Department of Public Health, as well as from
five other sites nationwide, today will begin enrolling families in the
largest study to date investigating the genetic and environmental factors
Abaxis Announces First Ever CLIA-Waived Comprehensive Metabolic Panel
Healthcare professionals can now conduct immediate comprehensive general
health diagnosis at the point-of-care and begin triage faster and easier than ever.
UNION CITY, Calif., Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abaxis, Inc.
(Nasdaq: ABAX ), a medical products co...
Biggest Field Ever to Compete Nov. 4 for 'Fastest Company in Silicon Valley' Title in the Comerica Corporate Challenge at The 2007 Metro Silicon Valley Marathon(R)
Genentech to defend title as 238 runners with 33 corporate teams compete in speed, size, and spirit categories this Sunday
SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The 2007 Metro
Silicon Valley Marathon(R) announced today that the field for the third
annual Comerica Corpora...
New Report Finds U.S. Cities More Vulnerable Than Ever to Rodent Infestation
Experts Warn Homeowners to Take Matters into Their Own Hands This Fall
PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Wacky weather, aging cities,
and urban sprawl have rats on the move across the country. For the first
time, the nation's foremost rodent experts Dale Kaukeinen and Dr. Bruce
AHRQ and FDA to Collaborate in Largest Study Ever of Possible Heart Risks with ADHD Medications
ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two U.S. Department
of Health and Human Services agencies will collaborate in the most
comprehensive study to date of prescription medications used to treat
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and the potential for
increased risk ...
Scientists reveal DNA-enzyme interaction with first ever real time footage
For the first time scientists have been able to film, in real time, the nanoscale interaction of an enzyme and a DNA strand from an attacking virus. Researchers from the University of Cambridge have used a revolutionary Scanning Atomic Force Microscope in Japan to produce amazing footage of a prot...