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Scientists Learn How Cancer Drugs Cause Hypertension

Finding points to ways to control blood pressure, researchers say WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5 (HealthDay News) -- A new study reveals why high blood pressure develops in up to one-third of cancer patients who take drugs to block the formation of blood vessels that feed tumors. "Anti-angiogene...

Sen. Brown, Hacker, to Release New Paper On How Public Plan in House and Senate Bills Measure Up

Sen. Sherrod Brown, Public Health Insurance Option Author Jacob Hacker To Brief Reporters On Where Key Elements of Reform Stand, Need To Hold Insurers Accountable WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sen. Sherrod Brown , D-Ohio, will join health care expert Jacob Ha...

DME Billing Lets Home Care Providers Know How They are Doing in Real Time

Fastrack Healthcare Systems, Inc. has introduced a new technology offering including their new Scoreboard application. The Scoreboard is designed to provide management and staff with a quick at a glance screen showing key business indicators updated in real-time. Data can be displayed with a ch...

Natural Healers Discusses How Personal Trainer Certification May Be Changing in Some States

Discover why legislation may be changing personal training certification requirements in some states, making a qualified education more crucial than ever before. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) July 29, 2009 -- Personal training has become a way of life for many in today's ...

Natural Healers Discusses How Alternative Medicine Careers Provide a Little 'Wellness' in a Tough Economy

Natural Healers discusses naturopathy and alternative medicine in mainstream health care, and the many holistic health career opportunities available in the wellness industry today. Seattle, Washington (Vocus) July 23, 2009 -- The many diverse disciplines that constitut...

Mandate for Health Insurance: Inconvenient Truths About How It Will Affect You and Your Family

WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There are many provisions in the House Tri-Committee health reform bill (H.R. 3200) that concern citizens who care greatly about the freedom to choose their health care. Some of the key concerns are that the bill: * Eliminates Exi...

NCPA: White House Has Ideas on How to Ration Health Care

Presidential Health Advisor ' s Writings Support Less Care for the Elderly DALLAS, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the cusp of President Obama's news conference tonight, the National Center for Policy Analysis points to evidence that the President's health care re...

OB10 and Memorial Hermann Show How e-Invoicing Program Optimized Accounts Payables and P-Card Spend

Largest hospital group in Texas joins forces with OB10 to co-host audio conference focused on optimizing AP and P-Card spend Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 21, 2009 -- OB10, the leading global e-Invoicing network and Memorial Hermann, the largest hospital system in Texas, rec...

Rabies: How to Protect Yourself and Your Pets

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Rabies is a virus that occurs in mammals and infects the central nervous system; the disease can cause death in humans if it is not treated. Nearly 90 percent of cases occur in wild animals (raccoons, bats, foxes etc.); less than 10% of cases occur i...

Ben-Gurion U. researchers identify how stressed fat tissue malfunctions

BEER-SHEVA, ISRAEL, July 14, 2009 Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers, in a collaboration with colleagues from the University of Leipzig, Germany, have identified a signaling pathway that is operational in intra-abdominal fat, the fat depot that is most strongly tied to obesity-r...

Researchers map how staph infections alter immune system

DALLAS July 14, 2009 Infectious disease specialists at UT Southwestern Medical Center have mapped the gene profiles of children with severe Staphylococcus aureus infections, providing crucial insight into how the human immune system is programmed to respond to this pathogen and opening new do...

Zenger Folkman Releases Latest Book: The Inspiring Leader: Unlocking the Secrets of How Extraordinary Leaders Motivate

In their best-selling work, The Extraordinary Leader, performance thought leaders John Zenger and Joseph Folkman revealed the 16 key competencies that separate the top 10 percent of leaders from the rest. Since that first book's publication, they have discovered, through an extensive study condu...

UCLA scientists identify how immune cells may help predict Alzheimer's risk

What if you could test your risk for Alzheimer's disease much like your cholesterol levels through a simple blood test? UCLA scientists have discovered a way to measure the amount of amyloid beta that is being absorbed by immune cells in the blood. Amyloid beta forms the plaques considered th...

Lumension Webinar Highlights How Organizations Can Protect Information and Comply with Data Handling Procedures

Webinar Outlines UK Government Data Handling Standards and Key Steps to Protect and Manage Data London, UK (PRWEB) July 13, 2009 -- As government data handling has come under increased scrutiny, organizations need to know how to protect their environments and comply wit...

Three New Studies Give Clear Guidance on How to Better Recruit Volunteers for Alzheimer's Clinical Studies

- Overcoming the Biggest Obstacle to Improving Alzheimer's Treatments - VIENNA, Austria, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Partnering with local physicians, working with local clinics, and conducting educational seminars and health fairs were found to be the most effective tools in recr...

The National Council on Aging and CVS/pharmacy Educate Tampa Seniors on Medication Management and How to Save Money on Prescription Drugs

Pack Your Bag(TM) Events Bring Educational Outreach to Senior Centers Throughout Florida This Summer TAMPA, Fla., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight out of ten older Americans have at least one chronic health problem, such as high blood pressure or diabetes. According to CVS/pharmacy, f...

As Lawsuits Hit the MTA, Personal Injury Lawyers Consider How Much is Too Much, or Too Little

As the MTA once again tries to get the New York Legislature to change the law regarding personal injury accidents, New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman weighs in. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 8, 2009 -- Each year, New York City's chronically cash-strapped m...

First Book Focusing on How "The Secret Pain Women Won't Talk About" Affects Relationships

For an estimated 15-20 million American women, sex hurts. Most suffer in silence because they are too embarrassed or ashamed to speak of it. Symptoms can include burning, stinging, or stabbing pain in the genital area, urinary urgency, irritable bowel, low back pain (and many more), any of which ...

The National Council on Aging and CVS/pharmacy Educate Pennsylvania Seniors on Medication Management and How to Save Money on Prescription Drugs

Pack Your Bag(TM) Events Bring Educational Outreach to Senior Centers Throughout Pennsylvania This Summer PHILADELPHIA, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight out of ten older Americans have at least one chronic health problem, such as high blood pressure or diabetes. According to CVS/pharmacy...

Intact America Launches Campaign to Change How America Thinks About Male Circumcision

REMOVAL OF HEALTHY FUNCTIONING TISSUE VIOLATES MEDICAL ETHICS, HUMAN RIGHTS OF BABY BOYS WHO CANNOT GIVE INFORMED CONSENT NEW YORK, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents, pediatricians and health and human rights activists today announced the launch of INTACT AMERICA and its website -...

xpedx Shows U.S. Property Managers and Owners How to Achieve Building Health and Environmental Goals Without Increasing Total Cleaning Costs

Company also begins U.S. initiative to provide building managers with required documentation to help them obtain - and maintain - LEED-EB certification xpedx exhibits at BOMA International Conference, Philadelphia, June 28-30 PHILADELPHIA, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- xpedx(R), one of the la...

Should All Kids Be Screened for Depression? This Expert Says Yes and Explains How It Can Save Lives

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, teenagers should be routinely screened by doctors for depression. The group said that all 12- to 18-year-olds should fill out screening questionnaires that can show potential risk f...

Lumension Audiocast With Aberdeen Group Highlights How to Reduce IT Costs By Effectively Managing and Securing Endpoints

Audiocast Outlines How "Best-in-Class" Enterprises Are Making Endpoint Security Management Technology Investments Work Harder for Them to Achieve Better ROI Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) June 23, 2009 -- In today's fast paced IT environment, financially motivated ...

Boomers: Tips on How to Exercise Safely

ROSEMONT, Ill., June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the weather gets warmer, people often get motivated to spend more time outdoors. Whether it's working on projects around the house, playing with the grandkids at the park or out exercising, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS...

After Major Ruling on Unsafe Lead Levels in Paint, Experts Reveal How You Can Ensure Your Kids Are Safe

ANAHEIM, Calif., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Mattel, Inc. and its subsidiary, Fisher-Price, have been fined $2.3 million for importing and selling toys containing high levels of lead. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the toymaker violated a federal ban on lead paint in toys. The co...

InfoLogix and HIA Advise Hospitals How to Obtain Maximum Share of $19B Healthcare Stimulus

Webinar will analyze six steps U.S. hospitals need to take to position themselves for maximum funding HATBORO, Pa., June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Healthcare organizations are lining up to claim their fair share of $19 billion in stimulus funding earmarked by the American Recovery and Re...

IVANS Hit Experts Available To Discuss the Dept. of HHS Recommendation Of “Meaningful Use” and How Potential Tighter Standards Will Impact the Provider Community

MEDIA ALERT: IVANS, Inc. has been regularly engaging its healthcare provider customers in discussions about healthcare reform, the importance of Medicare to their business and the steps providers should take in implementing technology to address short and long-term healthcare objectives. ...

'7 Proven Steps: How to Defeat Stress Without Going Through the Embarrassment of Counseling': Proven Ways to Defeat Stress

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- As job loss, bankruptcy, and divorce skyrocket with the global recession, the people facing these troubling financial hardships are struggling to cope. The burden of these concerns can be agonizing, affecting both mental and physical health. Dr. Joe Theu'...

Online obituaries are changing the way we publicly remember the dead and how newspapers cover deaths

The ways we deal with death are finding a new life online, according to research being published by a Kansas State University journalism professor and her colleague. "You're accustomed to clipping an obituary from the newspaper and putting it in the family Bible, but with online obituary servic...

Nutrition Expert Conducts Survey and Reveals How to Eat Your Way to a New Job

RIVERSIDE, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Certified Nutritional Consultant and Nutrition Expert, Robin De-Ivy Allen conducted a survey of more than 1000 people to test her theory. Is it possible for a person to eat their way to a new job? Can the use of food and proper nutrition actually make a...

Aviation Law Expert Offers Guidance on How Families of Air France Flight 447 May Seek Compensation from Airline

San Mateo attorney Mike Danko provides explanation of Montreal Convention and how it governs airline liability in international flights. San Mateo, CA (Lexis Nexis) June 12, 2009 -- The families of passengers on Air France Flight 447, which apparently broke apart over t...

Want to Learn How to Testify? New Home Study Course by Practicing Physician Teaches Medical Malpractice Defendants and Physicians How to be Effective in Court

"Medical Malpractice Expert Witnessing: Introductory Guide for Physicians and Medical Professionals" (Potomac Press, ISBN-10: 1420058959, 592 pages) with a complete CD-ROM by Perry Hookman MD can be purchased at http://www.MedMalBook.com . Rockville, MD (PRWE...

New Jefferson study may redefine how a chronic auto-immune disease is diagnosed

PHILADELPHIA New research from Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience (JHN) may redefine how Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) is diagnosed. Eduardo De Sousa, M.D., assistant professor of Neurology at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, and director of t...

Randall Terry: How Tiller's Death and office Closing Can Help Propel Pro-Life Movement, Derail Sotomayor and Overturn Roe; Four Key Senators Will Be Targeted to Vote Against Sotomayor; Catholic Bishops Will Play a Role to Defeat Sotomayor

Press conference 1 PM, Thursday, to announce details of how Pro-life groups can derail Sotomayor, and root out hypocrisy in pro-life ranks. Also: Emergency Pro-life leadership training to be held in DC, June 12-14, with Randall Terry, Dr. Alan Keyes, Norma McCorvey, and Fr. Norman Weslin. Pro...

CSCMP Conference Session to Focus on How Supply Chains Positively Influence Health Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa

LOMBARD, Ill., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A major session at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals' (CSCMP) 2009 Annual Global Conference will focus on how supply chains are helping to improve health and living conditions in sub-Saharan Africa. The conference will be held September 20-2...

Once Monthly Dosing: How Much of a Competitive Advantage is it? Rheumatologists Provide Insight in the Baseline Report of LaunchTrends(TM): SIMPONI(TM)

EXTON, Pa., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. announces the release of the baseline LaunchTrends (TM): SIMPONI report. The survey was completed by U.S. Rheumatologists in May 2009, just days after the FDA announced approval for SIMPONI (golimumab). Once monthly dos...

Study gives clues to how adrenal cancer forms

ANN ARBOR, Mich. At the ends of chromosome are special pieces of DNA called telomeres. Think of it as the little tip that caps off a shoelace. The telomeres send signals to the cells to let them know it's the end point, not a break that should be repaired. Over time, as cells reproduce, the te...

University HealthSystem Consortium Hosts Conference on How Hospitals are Responding to Changing Economics

OAK BROOK, Ill., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) will host a Web conference on June 23rd to share pertinent cost- and time-saving strategies used successfully by member academic medical centers. Offered exclusively to UHC members, the conference will feature 2 promi...

FREE 'Wash Your Hands' Song from Edutunes.com Teaches Children How to Stay Healthy

HALEIWA, Hawaii, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Amidst the swine flu scare, first grade teacher Jennifer Fixman has decided to make a difference. She is giving away a free song called "Wash Your Hands" to help children and their families to stay healthy. "Miss Jenny" encourages everyone to download the so...

Fighting "Brain Fog": How the Right Hormones Can Improve Mental Sharpness for Women

Simple annoyances like misplacing the car keys. Embarassing lapses in memory at work. Trouble keeping the kids' schedules straight. For millions of women in their 40s and 50s, age-related hormone level decline that can start a decade or more before menopause means more than hot flashes, weight g...
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