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my1HIE Fuels the Growth of E-Prescribing in Michigan

BINGHAM FARMS, Mich., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- my1HIE(R) (My One Health Information Exchange) -- and the physician organizations who participate in the Health Information Exchange -- have significantly enabled the State of Michigan to achieve a ranking of 3rd nationally fo...

UK Smoking Ban Fuels Rise In Surgery

With the two year anniversary of the smoking ban upon us (1st July 2009), SurgiCare, a leading UK cosmetic surgery provider, has seen a 70 percent increase in women booking themselves in for botox and fillers and spending the cash they have saved from kicking the habit. ...

Fish Fuels Young Men's Brains

DARTMOUTH, NS, July 6 /PRNewswire/ - (Ocean Nutrition Canada) - Swedish researchers have found a clear link between fish consumption and higher cognitive scores among teenage males. According to a new study published in Acta Paediatrica, a monthly international, peer-reviewed pediatric research jo...

America's Silent Crisis: Addiction -- Downturn Fuels Rising Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Phoenix House Study Reveals

NEW YORK, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- "Addiction is on the upswing, fueled by pressures from our economic downturn," says Howard Meitiner, President and CEO of Phoenix House , the nation's largest non-profit alcohol and drug abuse treatment and prevention facility. " Eighty-eight percent of the...

Another Blood Fat Fuels Heart Attack Risk

Danish study fingers high levels of lipoprotein(a) TUESDAY, June 9 (HealthDay News) -- Yet another type of blood fat may be linked to higher cardiac risk, a new study suggests. A Danish study finds an increased risk of heart attacks in people whose genes give them high blood levels ...

Economic Uncertainty Fuels Vendormate Growth in 2008

ATLANTA, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Vendormate nearly tripled its customer base in 2008 and now serves more than 500 hospitals in 42 states across the U.S. in part because of economic uncertainty. Vendormate captures, credentials, and monitors suppliers to help mitigate the risk of supply chain ...

Global Financial Crisis Fuels Need for Greater HIV and AIDS Assistance for Children

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Martha Newsome, director of World Vision International's Global Health and HIV & AIDS Hope Initiatives: This World AIDS Day is being commemorated against the backdrop of a de...

SoLo's Olympic Success Fuels NBA Preseason

Fresh from the Success of the Beijing Olympics, SoLo Bars are Refueling the Best Players in Basketball as They Train and Prepare for the Upcoming NBA Preseason. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (PRWEB) October 3, 2008 -- The recent success of SoLo Powered athletes Paul Tichela...

Surgex(TM) Fuels 2008 San Luis Potosi Open Champion Russell Surber Through Grueling 36 Hole Final Day

Wins First Canadian Golf Tour Title While Wearing Surgex(TM) Branded Apparel BASKING RIDGE, N.J., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Russell Surber overcame a virus and a late bogey to capture his first Canadian Tour title at the San Luis Potosi Open by two strok...

Calorie restriction inhibits, obesity fuels development of epithelial cancers

SAN DIEGO - A restricted-calorie diet inhibited the development of precancerous growths in a two-step model of skin cancer, reducing the activation of two signaling pathways known to contribute to cancer growth and development, researchers at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center re...

Calorie restriction limits Calorie restriction inhibits, obesity fuels development of epithelial can

SAN DIEGO - A restricted-calorie diet inhibited the development of precancerous growths in a two-step model of skin cancer, reducing the activation of two signaling pathways known to contribute to cancer growth and development, researchers at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center re...

Calorie restriction limits and obesity fuels development of epithelial cancers

SAN DIEGO - A restricted-calorie diet inhibited the development of precancerous growths in a two-step model of skin cancer, reducing the activation of two signaling pathways known to contribute to cancer growth and development, researchers at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center re...

CompareNetworks, Inc. Fuels Growth by Raising Round of Financing

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- CompareNetworks, Inc., a global online B2B media company for the life science and healthcare industries, today announced that it has closed a round of financing from Alta Communications. Based in South San Francisco, California, Comp...

Researchers identify and shut down protein that fuels ovarian cancer

HOUSTON - A protein that stimulates blood vessel growth worsens ovarian cancer, but its production can be stifled by a tiny bit of RNA wrapped in a fatty nanoparticle, a research team led by scientists at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center reports in the Journal of the National C...

Medicare Drug Plan Fuels Health-Care Spending

But Medicaid spending slowed for first time since its inception in 1965,, TUESDAY, Jan. 8 (HealthDay News) -- The new Medicare prescription drug plan was largely responsible for an 18.7 percent increase in Medicare spending in 2006, which was double the increase in spending from the ye...

OHSU Cancer Institute researcher discovers what fuels certain cancer mutation

ATLANTA An Oregon Health & Science University Cancer Institute researcher has discovered that a particular hormone is responsible for driving a cancer enzyme to cause an often deadly red blood cell cancer. Researchers working with the cancer mutation in the JAK2 enzyme have found that the enzy...

Study fuels debate over whether exercise and body size influence ovarian cancer risk

Barcelona, Spain: A new study adds fuel to the debate over whether being fat or inactive affects the risk of developing ovarian cancer. The study, presented by Australian researchers today (Thursday) at the European Cancer Conference (ECCO 14) in Barcelona, found some evidence suggesting exe...

Trip to Baby Boutique Fuels Nicole Richies Pregnancy Rumours

Reports that Nicole Richie is pregnant might be true after all, for the socialite made a second trip to trendy West Hollywood baby boutique Petit Tresor on July 12 . The Simple Life star is yet to confirm or deny reports that she's expecting rocker Joel Madden's baby, but gossips and tabloid...

Christina Aguilera's Silence Fuels Pregnancy Rumours

Singer/songwriter Christina Aguilera is fuelling her pregnancy rumours by keeping mum about her expected mommyhood . The 26-year-old is reportedly pregnant with hubby Jordan Bratman's child and the rumours fuelled following her visit to maternity doctor recently. Aquilera's rep has also d...

Poverty Fuels HIV In Poor Indian States

The residents of the poor states of India migrate to the industrialized regions in India's west and south for better prospects and end up with AIDS.// Bihari migrants are estimated to range from two million to ten million. Biharis usually work as taxi drivers, mechanics, security guards or domestic...

Smoke From Cooking Fuels Cause A Significant Number Of Death Worldwide

The World Health Organization says that smoke from cooking fuel is one of major reasons for causing large number of deaths worlds over. // Authorities of the WHO feel that an investment in curbing smoke from unclean cooking fuels would pay itself back seven times over. The organization is of ...

Yellow Oleander Plants Fuels Suicide Rates In Sri Lanka

A British doctor has said that suicide rates in Sri Lanka has increased in multifold with people consuming the poisonous seeds of the common roadside// yellow oleander plants even for the most trivial reasons. This is an ornamental plant often used for hedging that grows all over the island. It...

Second SARS suspect fuels worry in India

After the country reported a new suspected case of the disease fears of the deadly SARS virus grew in India. This happened hours after doctors gave the cleared a woman suspected of being India's first SARS case. In Hyderabed a 48-year-old software worker was immediately admitted to a hospital aft...

Global Warming 55 Million Years Ago Too, Thanks to Fossil Fuels

Global warming millions of years ago. Any takers? At least that is what the Discovery channel says happened 55 millions of years ago.// In a feature aired a few days ago, it was suggested that the rifting apart of the Earth’s crust to create the northeast Atlantic Ocean might have been trigge...

GenVault's GenSolve(TM) Reagents Enable State-of-the-Art Genomic Analysis of Dried Blood Spots

...ions is that GenSolve(TM) routinely recovers DNA from either archived Guthrie cards, or FTA cards, in a native double stranded form, that consistently fuels modern Genomic analysis. GenSolve(TM) chemistry confers a significant advantage over previously available DNA recovery technologies because it enable...

MedThink Hires Joe Conwell as Executive Creative Director

...tablishing distribution in regional markets and successfully competing with national iced tea brands throughout the South. The philosophy that fuels his creative success is to engage the best ideas and the best people, building a collaborative effort among all of the agency's talent, regardless of ...

Synthetic biology -- opportunities and risks

...combining novel genetic methods with engineering principles. This will facilitate the development, not only of new vaccines and medicines, but also of fuels and new materials. Early-stage dialogue with the public on the natural science, legal, economic and ethical issues is crucial for the success and acce...

Plastic Surgeons Stay Busy in Recession

... Tight job market fuels interest in cheaper, less-invasive procedures, survey shows FRIDAY, July 31 (HealthDay News) -- Earlier this year, Janice Axelrod, an insu...

A 'shrimp cocktail' to fuel cars and trucks

... Xinsheng Zheng and colleagues note that an energy-hungry world, concerned about global warming, increasingly puts its future fuel hopes on renewable fuels like biodiesel. Today's biodiesel production processes, however, require catalysts to speed up the chemical reactions that transform soybean, canola, ...

Bcl6 gene sculpts helper T cell to boost antibody production

... HOUSTON - Expression of a single gene programs an immune system helper T cell that fuels rapid growth and diversification of antibodies in a cellular structure implicated in autoimmune diseases and development of B cell lymphoma, scientist...

DOE funds Clemson University clean energy research

...pment of new catalysts for the production of clean fuels and chemicals from renewable sources. "The scie...focused on the development of lower-cost renewable fuels that can be produced in the U.S.," said Bruce. "Th... fossil fuels." Bruce said that most renewable fuels now must be subsidized by government entities to b...

Startech Environmental Advises Shareholders to Take No Action in Response to Friendly LRL Tender Offer

... (PCG)(TM). Among the many commercial uses for PCG, is its use to produce "Carbonless Electric Power" from Startech Hydrogen, Gas-To-Liquid (GTL) fuels such as ethanol, synthetic diesel fuel and other higher alcohol "alternative" fuels. Startech Hydrogen, for commercial use and sale, can also be recov...

Articles by Prominent Scientists Featured in 25th Anniversary Issue

...d be long enough to build a broad consensus on the need to phase out fossil fuels and to begin reducing per-capita energy use. Carl Safina on moving to... Wachs on the developing big gap in transportation funding. Taxes on motor fuels are no longer adequate to pay for the upkeep and expansion of the nation's ...

American Medical Association Passes Resolution Supporting Sustainable Food System

...d Systems and Public Health at the University of Minnesota , and a member of Health Care Without Harm. "The profligate use of antibiotics and fossil fuels in today's food system, for example, is directly linked to climate change and to the epidemic of antibiotic resistant infections, in hospitals and in ...

Parents In Wisconsin Can Now Test Their Children For Lead Exposure Using Saliva

...he outside of children’s homes and other homes in their neighbourhoods, the soil of these homes’ yards, residual contamination from leaded fuels and windblown dust from distant sources. The study’s authors recommend that these potential lead sources be studied further. The authors als...

Investigation finds that cigarette smoking does not affect everyone in same way

...eristic of autoimmune diseases. Although smoking is the primary risk factor for COPD in the western world, open fire pollutant cooking and heating fuels in the home is an important risk factor for the development of COPD in women in developing nations. "Smoke can play an important role in autoimmune di...

Could standard treatment for traumatic brain injury be wrong?

... Hovda and his colleagues think that each of these fuels may serve a different purpose, depending on the se... goal, therefore, is to identify the optimal brain fuels for different age groups that will improve recover...: The research will look at the use of alternative fuels and how these...

Dream team targets key driver for breast, ovarian, endometrial cancers

... HOUSTON - A Dream Team of leading cancer researchers will accelerate development of drugs to attack a mutated molecular pathway that fuels endometrial, breast and ovarian cancers, funded by a three-year $15 million grant awarded today by Stand Up To Cancer. The grant is one of five th...

The Biggest Loser Champions Living Well

...art choices, like drinking fat free milk. It's a nutrient powerhouse. Packed with 9 essential nutrients including protein, milk helps build muscle and fuels my workouts. Now the loser wins. Drink well. Live well. got milk?" For more information on Phillip's new ad and exclusive behind-the-scenes video...

Minnesota's Grades Tumble In Latest American Lung Association 'State of the Air Report'

...ommunications director for the American Lung Association in Minnesota. "The report should be our 'wake up call' to further embrace greener and cleaner fuels and vehicles that are already available, such as E85, biodiesel and hybrid-electric vehicles. We also need to optimize conservation and the use of les...
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