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Study provides documentation that tumor 'stem-like cells' exist in benign tumors

LOS ANGELES (July 22, 2009) Cancer stem-like cells have been implicated in the genesis of a variety of malignant cancers. Research scientists at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute have isolated stem-like cells in benign (pituitary) tumors and used these "mother" c...

Conflicts of Interest Still Exist in Cancer Research

Medical journals need to be more vigilant, analysis suggests MONDAY, May 11 (HealthDay News) -- A recent analysis of major medical journals has found many potential conflicts of interest between researchers and medical industry companies, raising concern that investigators may at least...

High Barriers to Dental Care Exist For 12 Million Children

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health finds for children without dental health coverage, over 40% received no regular dental care ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation begins to focus its attention on the prospects of major health care re...

Regulatory B cells exist -- and pack a punch

DURHAM, N.C. Researchers at Duke University Medical Center have uncovered definitive evidence that a small but potent subset of immune system B cells is able to regulate inflammation. Using a new set of scientific tools to identify and count these cells, the team showed that these B cells can...

Clear racial discrepancies exist among patients with CKD

Washington, DC (May 19, 2008) Black patients have a higher risk of dying in the early stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD) than whites, according to a study appearing in the July 2008 issue of the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN). The findings may explain why blacks have better...

Report: 'Life And Death' Differences in U.S. Child Well-Being Exist Between Top and Bottom States, Youths Up to Three Times More Likely to Die Before Adulthood in Some Parts of U.S.

The Forgotten 2008 Campaign Issue? "Shocking" Disparities Show That "Geography Matters" for U.S. Children; AZ, SD, NV, AR, SC, TX, OK, NM, MS and LA Identified as 10 Bottom States by Key Child Well-Being Measures WASHINGTON, April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The states of Louisiana ...

Despite efforts, significant racial disparities in cancer therapy still exist

Black patients are significantly less likely than their white counterparts to receive therapy for various kinds of cancer, despite recent efforts to close gaps in treatment, according to a study by researchers at Yale School of Medicine published in the January 7 online issue of the journal Cancer...

Use of opioids for pain in ERs on the rise, but racial differences in use still exist

In the last 15 years, use of opioid medications to treat patients with pain-related emergency department visits has improved although white patients were more likely to receive opioids than patients of a different race/ethnicity, according to a study in the January 2 issue of JAMA. In the 1990...

Tooth Loss And Heart Disease Exist Side By Side

A study published in the latest issue of American Journal of Preventive Medicine says that there is a strong link between tooth loss and heart disease. These conclusions were arrived at by researchers at the // Division of Adult and Community Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Preven...

Chemists Discover Cation Considered Too Unstable To Exist

Organic chemistry textbooks will need to be revised to recognize a chemical species that chemists have discovered. The species - pentamethylcyclopentadienyl cation (a positively charged ion) - was thought not to exist for long because theory said it was unstable. // "I’ve said this molecule is...

Miracle Cures Do Exist

Statistical evidence has been provided by researchers that faith healing and special diets also serve to heal people. Radiation oncologist Michael MacManus of Melbourne led the research // which studied as many as 2,337 patients who suffered from incurable lung cancer. Alternative medicine served ...

Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Tyler R. Hill Against Ambassadors Group, docleaf, et al., Officially Settled

...legislation is to ensure safety measures, sanctions and penalties are in place to protect traveling youth. No safety standards, sanctions or penalties exist to protect children's health and safety rights while entrusted to third parties, especially during travel programs. Children have been denied health c...

Key Factors Define 'Prolonged Grief'

...ss to diagnose the mental condition so it can be officially recognized and treated by medical professionals. Prolonged grief disorder is thought to exist when a person becomes stuck for months or years in what mental health professionals would consider an otherwise normal grief and loss cycle, and are u...

Unlocking the key to human fertility

...pment of the embryo. Further investigations showed the same conformation to exist in the sperm of several unrelated human donors and remarkably, highly similar packaging patterns to exist in the sperm of mice. DNA regions in the 'open' conformation may theref...

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Announces Agreement with FDA on a Special Protocol Assessment for Phase 3 Trial of KRX-0401 (Perifosine) in the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma

...,580 new cases of multiple myeloma and an estimated 10,500 deaths from multiple myeloma in the United States. To date, several FDA approved therapies exist for the treatment of multiple myeloma. Despite this progress, patients continue to relapse, become refractory to prior treatments and eventually die ...

Governor Eliminates Funding to Domestic Violence Programs

...ce. Domestic violence is intergenerational; the potential impact of these cuts on future generations is enormous." When the resources do not exist for victims to receive domestic violence services, they are left with no choice but to return to their abusers. According to a national census of dom...

Catholic Charities, Vincent De Paul Society Supporting Abortion-Providing Healthcare Plan, Says ALL

...nhood at the core of all other social and charitable works," Brown pointed out. "Yet these same organizations are undermining the very foundation they exist to protect and foster: the dignity of human persons and the sanctity of their right to life." American Life League was cofounded in 1979 by Ju...

Updated CDC Travel Health Book Released

... with particular knowledge of these areas to write the new sections to give readers a sense of what it's really like to be there and what health risks exist at each location. The nine highlighted itineraries include Cuzco-Machu Pichu in Peru, Angkor Wat in Cambodia, Iguassu Falls in South America, safaris ...

Paper Highlights Antimicrobial Effectiveness of Medical-Grade Honey in Topical Wound Care

...lling option for clinicians in their management of surgical site infections and diabetic foot infections. Equally important is that all these benefits exist without any toxicity to healthy tissue. MEDIHONEY dressings, a unique line of products containing active Leptospermum honey, provide a moist...

American DG Energy Announces $3.5 Million Private Placement

...rwise. The Company does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking statements provided to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date on which they were made. ...

Cardium Completes Sale of InnerCool Therapies Business to Royal Philips Electronics

...tions. Actual results may also differ substantially from those described in or contemplated by this press release due to risks and uncertainties that exist in our operations and business environment, including, without limitation, risks and uncertainties that are inherent in the development, testing and m...

Brookhaven Lab and Hybridyne Imaging Technologies Inc., win R&D 100 award

...the development of new instruments for measuring radiation. Numerous medical, industrial, scientific, environmental and homeland-security applications exist for this technology, including handheld instruments to reduce the trafficking of nuclear materials and portable field instruments for environmental mo...

TELEHOUSE America Offers Integralis' Data Loss Prevention Consulting Services as Part of its Manage-E Solution

...itical equipment at TELEHOUSE's colocation "meet-me-centers" in New York and California; taking advantage of the potential business opportunities that exist from other TELEHOUSE customers. Among the many benefits of colocating with TELEHOUSE is the ability to connect to state-of-the-art peering exchanges i...

Advocates for Health Millennium Development Goals Unite to Demand World Leaders Honor Funding Commitments

...ed against each other," said Paula Akugizibwe of the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa, "MDGs are simply categories of different needs that exist within the same human being. The same mother who needs ART to prevent the transmission of HIV to her infant also needs adequate nutrition and her chil...

CareFusion Expands Pyxis(R) Perioperative Solutions Offering

...ocesses, material and information flows. CareFusion's expertise in Lean Six Sigma principles helps hospitals visualize where improvement opportunities exist and then analyze how to apply best practice methodology to reduce inefficiencies in specific areas or throughout the hospital. End results can include...

Experts to Assess Impacts and Policy Barriers to Improving Proper Medication Adherence

...s, cost, side effects, personal beliefs, and complexity of the drug regimen. Our research points to strategies to reduce these obstacles, whether they exist in the health delivery system, in the patient's home, or because of a specific factor related to their medication." Following the research pr...

Doctor Mortgage Alliance, The National Real Estate Referral Firm That Specializes In Finding Real Estate Loans, Has Just Expanded Their Services

... clear about these loans - commonly referred to as Physician Mortgages . In fact many medical professionals are unaware that these specific programs exist - Doctor Mortgage Alliance aims to make available all of the flexible programs that only a few lenders now offer to those with certified high income...

Childhood obesity link to parents

...problems in childhood, with a similar relationship existing between obese fathers and their sons. The findings showed that the same trend does not exist between mothers and their sons and fathers and their daughters meaning that behavioural, rather than genetic, factors could be the key to unravelling...

Researchers consider herd movements to help eradicate bovine TB

...has made significant progress in decreasing the prevalence of the disease in humans and cattle. However, small pockets of the M. bovis infection still exist in cattle and wildlife in the United States. ...

Stem Cells' "Suspended" State Preserved by Key Step, Scientists Report

...lization during development, and turn on their pluripotency program during reprogramming." The scientists conclude that embryonic stem cells exist in a dynamic state, poised between the open condition that may assure the cell's full potential, and the more constrained state that allows only cert...

Obesity Rates Continue to Climb in U.S.

...f Agriculture requirements. Five years ago, just four states had laws mandating stricter standards. Nutritional standards for foods sold in schools exist in 27 states, compared to six states five years ago. Weight screening of children and teens is now required in 20 states; five years ago it was jus...

The Meetings Industry...Stirred But Not Shaken by Current Economic Setbacks - Patriot Meetings Announces Their 360 Degree Program that Ensures Successful Meetings

...harleston, SC (PRWEB) July 1, 2009 -- Patriot Meetings and Management could not be more optimistic about the meetings and incentive opportunities that exist for businesses that are either striving or thriving in this current economy. "We understand the value of the client relationship is fundament...

Even After Death, Heart Attack Treatment May Not End

... think that the emergency department has more to offer than what EMS can do." She pointed out, though, that exceptions to stopping resuscitation do exist -- including children and pregnant women, in cases where the fetus might survive. But Schrank noted that every situation is different and that para...

FDA Advisers Recommend Smaller Doses of Acetaminophen

...ckage; including dosing instructions for children under 2 years of age if accurate dosing instructions can be determined and adequate efficacy data exist to support dosing. On April 28, the FDA said many over-the-counter painkillers and fever reducers will now have to carry new warnings on the po...

Tiny levels of carbon monoxide damage fetal brain

...es. Infants and children are particularly vulnerable to carbon monoxide exposure because they spend a great deal of time in the home. No policies exist to regulate the gas in the home. Most commercial home monitors sound an alarm only hours after concentrations reaches 70 parts per million--nearly th...

Carnegie Mellon algorithm charts evolution of genetic networks during fruit fly life cycle

...n the period. "Our new method exploits the information sharing between the evolving networks, and makes it possible to uncover interconnections that exist for a short moment in time," Xing said. "These findings help us to understand how these networks evolve over time, respond to stimuli and sometimes be...

HealthLeaders-InterStudy Unveils Enhanced Employer Vantage

...lthLeaders-InterStudy and respected third party data sources. Employer Vantage allows national account managers to understand the relationships that exist between employers, health plans and pharmacy benefit managers by connecting: 2000 of the largest U.S. employers and their subsidiar...

Verenium and Add Food Service GmbH Announce Commercial Distribution Partnership for Fuelzyme(R) and Veretase(TM) Enzymes

...ergy crops, agricultural waste, and wood products. In addition to the vast potential for biofuels, a multitude of large-scale industrial opportunities exist for the Company for products derived from the production of low-cost, biomass-derived sugars. Verenium's Specialty Enzyme business harnesses the ...

Bicycle Helmet Laws For Kids Effective But Not Yet the Norm

...ws helmet use is better in areas where helmet laws exist (54 percent of parents report their children alway... poll also shows that other barriers to helmet use exist for some parents whether or not laws exist in their areas. Among parents who report their chi...

American Red Cross Bleeds Frontline Blood Drive Workers

...e workers in the Red Cross Missouri-Illinois Blood Services Region. "The important service that the Red Cross provides to our community would not exist without the hard work of the frontline blood drive workers," Hoffa said. "The Red Cross must cease exploiting these workers and treat them as valued p...
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