Microscopic 'beads' could help create 'designer' immune cells that ignore transplanted organs
AUGUSTA, Ga. The future of organ transplantation could include microscopic beads that create "designer" immune cells to help patients tolerate their new organ, Medical College of Georgia researchers say.
"It's absolutely natural," says Dr. Anatolij Horuzsko, reproductive immunologist at the MC...
American Society of Anesthesiologists Continues to Ignore Over Medication Risks
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) continues to ignore
mention of routine anesthesia over medication risks in the content of its newly launched 'Anesthesia & Me' site.
Routine anesthesia over medication affects 99.9% of patients...
Many Ignore Symptoms of Bladder Trouble
November is health awareness month, so check with a physician if you're in pain
SATURDAY, Nov. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Are you paying enough attention to your bladder?
During November, which is Bladder Health Month, the American Urological Association is urging people to talk with t...
Scientist Warns Industry Not to Ignore Potential Health Threat to Pharmacy Workers
- Recently issued study that found retail pharmacy workers are exposed to airborne pharmaceutical agents needs further review -
DREXEL, Mo., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- AlburtyLab's President, David
Alburty issued a statement today regarding serious concerns about efforts
Brain May Ignore Bladder Signals, Causing Bedwetting
Study suggests overactive bladder may desensitize brain ,,,,
WEDNESDAY, May 28 (HealthDay News) -- Much like the boy who cried wolf, a bladder that constantly sends signals to arouse the brain may end up being ignored in its time of greatest need.
That's the theory of Hong Kong rese...
Some women more likely to miss or ignore heart attack warning signs
Many women under age 55 arent seeking timely treatment for heart attack because they expect the warning signs and their reaction to follow a Hollywood script tightening in the chest, shortness of breath, clutching the chest while dropping to one knee.
Thats the finding of researchers who presen...
Toxic Neglect: Mutual Funds Opposing Shareholder Resolutions on Chemicals in Products Ignore Financial Risks to Shareholders
Turning a Blind Eye to Risk: Fidelity, American Funds, T Rowe Price,
ING, Morgan Stanley, MassMutual; Some Encouraging Signs Seen at TIAA-CREF
WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- More than three out of four major
mutual fund families in the United States -- 40 out of 52 (or 77 perc...
Most Medicare Recipients Ignore Colorectal Cancer Screening
Only one-quarter seek lifesaving tests, new research find
MONDAY, Dec. 10 (HealthDay News) -- The majority of Americans in Medicare aren't getting screened for colorectal cancer, a major killer, even though the screening is free, a new study finds.
In fact, the percentage of enrolle...
Children's Experts Warn: Don't Ignore Kids On National Depression Screening Day, October 11
National Crisis Group Offers 10 Tips on Spotting Depression in Children
BETHLEHEM, Pa., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Between 17 and 20 million
Americans are affected by depression each year, but even as thousands of
sites across the nation are gearing up to screen people and educate them
about the c...
Not Worthy of Support? Democratic Leaders Continue to Ignore America's Youth
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a
statement by James Wagoner on the Extension of Title V Abstinence-Only
Programs: Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted to extend funding for the
ineffective Title V abstinence-only-until-marriage program. The Senate is...
Don't Ignore Tough or Long-Term Stomach Pain
It could point to serious underlying health trouble, experts say
SATURDAY, Sept. 15 (HealthDay News) -- While the occasional stomachache isn't a serious health issue, persistent or severe stomach pain is another matter that could signal serious trouble, says the American College of Gas...
Melanoma drug revs immune cells but cancer cells ignore it
COLUMBUS , Ohio A new study shows that an important drug used in the treatment of malignant melanoma has little effect on the melanoma cells themselves. Instead, it activates immune-system cells to fight the disease.
The drug, called interferon alpha (IFNa), is used to clean up microscopic tu...
Anxiety-Prone People Find Distractions Hard to Ignore
Trouble concentrating may add to stress levels, researcher says,,
MONDAY, June 29 (HealthDay News) -- Anxious people have more difficulty tuning out distractions and require more time to shift their attention from one task to another, a new study from British researchers has found.
Doctors Advised: Don’t Ignore Deat
Doctors should not shy away from writing letters of condolence to the next of kin when a patient dies, according to an article in the latest Medical Journal of Australia.//
In an increasingly litigious society, some doctors may be wary of penning a condolence letter to a deceased patient’s f...
Private Hospitals Ignore Deal to Provide Free Treatment
New Delhi: Only three private hospitals out of the 26 land beneficiaries in the capital comply with the lease agreement to provide free treatment to poor patients,// according to a report submitted by the government to the Delhi High Court.
The Delhi Development Authority and the Land & Devel...
Majority Of Doctors Tend To Ignore Milk Allergy Cases In Babies
A New survey reveals that majority of doctors' fail in recognizing cow's milk allergy in babies, which causes serious health problems. //Four in five GPs are not able to correctly diagnose the disease, wrongly recommending soy-based milk instead - which can pose a risk to long-term health.
Fear Of Flat head Syndrome Makes Parents Ignore Advice About Cot Death
Parents are ignoring advice to place babies to sleep on their backs to reduce the risk of cot death amid fears about a growing number of children with 'flat head syndrome'. //
Campaigners said there had been an alarming increase in the 'dangerous practice' of babies sleeping on their front or...
Back-to-School Parents Earn an A+ in Safety: Backpacks, Cheerleading, Football
...always be fun. A "win at all costs" attitude can lead to injuries, because a young athlete striving to meet the unrealistic expectations of others may ignore
the warning signs of injury and continue to play with pain. Support from parents and coaches, whether young athletes win or lose, can be their greates...
Midbrook Utilizes Copper in Medical Environments
...ditional stainless steel products, but we believe that copper will be a growing market,” added Crowley. “The research is too compelling to ignore
for many people.”
Midbrook will offer multiple copper products for medical use. They plan to incorporate copper into the designs of their c...
President Obama's Health Care Plan: Too Big, Too Expensive, Too Rushed
...essed his sincere hope that legislators will rise to meet the challenge of these times in a bipartisan, but responsible manner. "It's too important to ignore
any longer, but even more important to address in an engaged and accountable way."
About The Latino Coalition
The Latino Coa...
PFCD Urges Congress to Address Real Cost-Driver in Health Reform in Light of New CBO Statement
...owing body of evidence that prevention programs improve health outcomes and lead to better value per dollar invested in health care," said Thorpe. "To ignore
this evidence would be detrimental to the health and economic stability of the country."
"We hope that as other Senate and House committees c...
Can pen and paper help make electronic medical records better?
... reliably and consistently, the study recommended that designers of these systems consider decreasing the overall number of alerts so clinicians don't ignore
them due to information overload.
New Outpatient Treatment for Heartburn-Related Problem Stops Esophageal Cancer Before It Starts
...have a gastroenterologist examine them. "You could have gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, which is treatable," he said. "If you ignore
it, the constant backing up of stomach acid can burn the lining of your esophagus, leading to Barrett's, which may turn into cancer."
Federal Judge Orders Schwarzenegger Administration to Comply with Order That Blocks State Reduction for IHSS Worker Wages
...s the State's plans to cut In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) wages.
"The judge's ruling sends a clear message to the Governor that you can't ignore
the law, no matter who you are," said Dave Regan, SEIU Executive Vice President and Trustee of SEIU-UHW. "We are satisfied that the judge is holding t...
New Survey Highlights Emotional, Financial Toll Multi-Generational Tobacco Use Takes on Parents Sandwiched In Between
...campaign will help reduce healthcare costs across the country.
"As healthcare reform and the economy dominate our headlines, we simply cannot ignore
the burden of smoking on the health of America's families," said Cheryl G. Healton, DrPH. "This snapshot into the lives and concerns of this segment o...
Scientist Presents Data Countering Medicine's Claim of Increasing Life Span In Midst Of Debate Over Medical Insurance
...tacking alternate healing methods with the expression that they are, 'no better than placebos.' This is decidedly true; however, Medicine continues to ignore
how placebos are well known to be able to produce the same cures as drugs. The average person assumes placebos are useless based upon Medicine's trick...
Contemptible: Governor, State Officials Defy Court Order to Stop Home Care Cuts, Says SEIU
...me Supportive Services (IHSS) workers by $2 per hour in defiance of an earlier court order.
"It's unbelievable that the State feels it can simply ignore
a U.S. District Court ruling," said Dave Regan, SEIU Executive Vice President and Trustee of SEIU UHW. "It's this type of blatant arrogance that has p...
Brown professor continues debate over recovered memory
...o such thing as recovered memory and I'm stunned that a scientist would be such an extremist. I'm also stunned that a scientist would be so willing to ignore
evidence that contradicts him."
In the current Journal of Trauma & Dissociation article, Cheit calls Pope's entire contest "a sham," accusing Pop...
Children with autism need to be taught in smaller groups, pilot study confirms
... we communicate with each other because our listening environments are almost never quiet. Even the hum of air conditioners or fans that we can easily ignore
may adversely impact these children's ability to understand speech in the classroom.
"Our data show that the multisensory speech system develops re...
AMA Manual of Style, the 'Bible' for Medical and Scientific Publishing, Gains Online Presence
...igious medical and science journals in the world, and an increasingly competitive marketplace. Meaning, it is no longer optional for high achievers to ignore
this crucial tool for communicating effectively.
Now that the AMA Manual of Style is online, it is easy to navigate and is kept up-to-date b...
Proactive Pet Care Essential in Low Cash Times, Says NOAH
...on looking after your pets, www.pethealthinfo.org.uk is a good 'one stop shop' for information.
One final note of advice is not to be tempted to ignore
the renewal notice on your pet insurance, as it could well save you money in the long run. "You can never tell what's around the corner. Insuring...
Dismantling Roe v. Wade Would Affect All Pregnant Women
...hel Roth, ( Making Women Pay: The Hidden Costs of Fetal Rights ).
According to the letter, focusing exclusively on abortion "makes it possible to ignore
critical issues for women that might not be readily apparent. Nearly a million women each year terminate their pregnancies, close to another million s...
No Matter the Vehicle, Sending Text Messages While Driving Increases Risk of Accidents, Warns New York Auto Accident Lawyer
...he latest data available.
"Clearly, using a cell phone while driving is a risk to employees and those they share the road with. Employers who ignore
this fact will increase the liability risk they face as a result," says top New York auto accident lawyer Perecman.
About David Perecman and ...
Ocean Spray Teams Up With the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women and Its Go Red BetterU Program
... condition with my mother and sister, but I can control what I eat and how often I exercise, how I manage my cholesterol and blood pressure and not to ignore
symptoms of heart disease. The Go Red BetterU program and BetterMe Coaching Tool will teach me to make better choices each day about my health so that...
Putting a name to a face may be key to brain's facial expertise
...olistically, which is not how we generally recognize other objects. For example, we find it almost impossible to attend to only one part of a face and ignore
the rest, while we might recognize a car by its grill, taillights or branding.
Prior research has shown that people can develop face-like expertise...
Income, education, important factors in heart disease risk
... Doctors who ignore
the socioeconomic status of patients when evaluating their risk for heart disease are missing a crucial element that might result in inadequate treatm...
Tough Guys Speak Out About Men's Health On The Healthcare Scoop
...with me. It pays to ask the right questions in taking care of oneself."
"Men nationwide are dismissing the notion that it's OK to simply ignore
their health," said Dr. Todd Ginkel with Physicians' Diagnostics and Rehabilitation in Edina, Minn. "While men may be more apprehensive than...
Versus Introduces Automated, Real-Time Hand Hygiene Compliance Solution
... "We do not want to diminish the impact hospital acquired infections have on patients and their families," Tenarvitz says, "but we also do not want to ignore
their effect on the hospital. It's bad press all the way around -- from patient satisfaction, to Press Ganey, to its standing in the community, to pot...
Clearly Contacts Expands Healthy Balance Initiative For Employees
...ent that Clearly Contacts works hard at maintaining, and benefit employees in a very positive way.
"Health is so important, and it is easy to ignore
your health when you are working in a fast paced, growing company. We want to ensure that our employees are taking care of themselves, and want to he...
Stranger's Cell Phone Ring May Thwart Your Thinking
...ere warned beforehand that the cell phone would ring, the break in attention was less severe, Shelton said.
"Giving people warning may help them to ignore
it," Shelton said.
According to background information in the paper, more than 262 million people in the United States use cell phones. Shelton s...