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Clinical Study Data Indicates that Celliant Reduces Pain

A just completed clinical study proves that revolutionary technical performance fiber actually reduces pain when worn in garments or slept on in bedding. Already proven to increase oxygen levels in the body, data from a new clinical study published in online journal BioMed Central ( www.BioMedCen...

Study supports validity of test that indicates widespread unconscious bias

In the decade since the Implicit Association Test was introduced, its most surprising and controversial finding is its indication that about 70 percent of those who took a version of the test that measures racial attitudes have an unconscious, or implicit, preference for white people compared to ...

New study indicates radiologists need standards to ensure optimal visual accuracy

Radiologists, like professional pilots for example, depend on good vision as part of their occupation. However, radiologists unlike pilots are not required to undergo regular vision testing. A new study found that approximately 50% of radiologists surveyed indicated they don't recall ever having t...

New study indicates that parents' influence on children's eating habits is small

The popular belief that healthy eating starts at home and that parents' dietary choices help children establish their nutritional beliefs and behaviors may need rethinking, according to a study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. An examination of dietary intakes...

Milliman Indicates 2009 Medical Cost for 'American family of four' Exceeds $16,700 Based on 7.4% Cost Increase

Current economic conditions and the unknown effect of healthcare reform create unprecedented cost uncertainty SEATTLE, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Milliman, Inc., one of the premier global consulting and actuarial firms, announced today that average total medical spending for its "typical America...

New Study Indicates Changes in Cigarette Design Have Increased Lung Cancer Risk and Tobacco Regulation Can Greatly Reduce Lung Cancer

WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: An important study presented Thursday at a scientific conference in Dublin, Ireland, provides powerful new evidence that U.S. smokers' risk of developing lu...

Market for Niche Blockbusters Promises an Attractive Future for Large Pharmaceutical Companies, Indicates Frost & Sullivan

LONDON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The patent expiry of blockbuster molecules has resulted in large pharmaceutical companies confronting intense competition from generics. CEOs have had to rethink strategies and devise alternative approaches to maintain the growth of their organisation and satisfy st...

Study indicates how we make proper movements

When you first notice a door handle, your brain has already been hard at work. Your visual system first sees the handle, then it sends information to various parts of the brain, which go on to decipher out the details, such as color and the direction the handle is pointing. As the information abou...

New Survey Indicates "Highest-Value" Physicians Most Likely to Participate in Aptilon's Live Video Detailing Service

New Data Outline Key Factors Related to Online Detailing's Significant Impact on Prescribing Behavior MONTREAL, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - According to an analysis of physician prescribing data released today by Aptilon Corporation (TSX.V: APZ), a leading provider of physician access th...

Research indicates need for effective HPV vaccine for women and men and a simple HPV screening test

A call to explore a broader use of HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccines and the validation of a simple oral screening test for HPV-caused oral cancers are reported in two studies by a Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center investigator. Leading HPV expert Maura Gillison, M.D., Ph.D., the first to id...

New study indicates that exercise prevents fatty liver disease

COLUMBIA, Mo. It's easy to go to the gym on a regular basis right after a person buys the gym membership. It's also easy to skip the gym one day, then the next day and the day after that. A new University of Missouri study indicates that the negative effects of skipping exercise can occur in a sh...

Pitt research indicates new virus is culprit, not bystander, in deadly skin cancer

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 22 University of Pittsburgh scientists are uncovering more evidence that a virus they recently discovered is the cause of Merkel cell carcinoma, an aggressive and deadly form of skin cancer. The findings, published in this week's early online edition of the Proceedings of th...

Safety study indicates gene therapy for blindness improves vision

GAINESVILLE, Fla. All three people who received gene therapy at the University of Florida to treat a rare, incurable form of blindness have regained some of their vision, according to a paper published online today in Human Gene Therapy . The patients one woman and two men ranging from 21 to...

Milliman Survey Indicates Lower Health Insurance Rate Increases

SEATTLE, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Preliminary results from Milliman's 2008 Group Health Insurance Survey indicate premium rate increases continue to exceed the government's official rate of inflation but are lower than premium increases in recent years. The 2009 estimated January renewal increa...

Survey Indicates Lifestyle Change Is More Important Than Diets

PHOENIX, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- After nearly two years and 95 pounds lighter, Lisa Ashmore is a new person. So much so, that she has to remind people who she is. "I have 'before' and 'after' pictures and I sometimes ask people 'Have you ever seen this woman?'" says Lisa. "And when they say ...

Study indicates grape seed extract may reduce cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer's disease

A compound found in grape seed extract reduces plaque formation and resulting cognitive impairment in an animal model of Alzheimer's disease, new research shows. The study appears in the June 18 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience . Lead study author Giulio Pasinetti, MD, PhD, of Mount Sinai...

Interleukin-12 indicates survival prospects for melanoma patients

SAN DIEGO - Higher blood levels of an immune system protein predict poor survival prospects for melanoma patients with advanced disease, researchers at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center report today at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research. Their ...

MSU research indicates testosterone could guard against eating disorders

EAST LANSING, Mich. --- Testosterone appears to protect people against eating disorders, providing further evidence that biological factors -- and not just social influences -- are linked to anorexia and bulimia, according to new research findings at Michigan State University. An ongoing, six-y...

New research indicates that a common heart drug

Boston, MA Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School have found that diltiazem, a drug used in the treatment of high blood pressure, reduces cocaine cravings in a rat model. These findings will appear in the March issue of the leading medical journal Nature ...

Surprising New Research Indicates that Significant Numbers of Children as Young as 11 are Engaging in Sexual Activity and that Dating Violence and Abuse are Part of Their Relationships

Findings are part of new national poll that identifies an unexpected prevalence of dating abuse behaviors among the youngest adolescents and uncovers evidence that sexual activity before age 14 is linked to high levels of dating abuse and violence among older teens Attorney Gen...

AGI Dermatics Data Indicates 8 Oxo-Guanine Repair Enzyme OGG1 Encapsulated in Liposomes, Reduces MMP-1, Increases Collagen and Enhances DNA Repair

Clinical Data Presented at the 66th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology FREEPORT, N.Y., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- AGI Dermatics presented clinical research that indicates the 8-oxo-guanine DNA glycosylase (OGG1) encapsulated in liposomes is an effecti...

U.S. Pharmacopeia 8th Annual MEDMARX(R) Report Indicates Look-Alike/Sound-Alike Drugs Lead to Thousands of Medication Errors Nationwide

Each of the top 10 most prescribed drugs in America commonly confused with at least one other drug ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The 8th annual national MEDMARX(R) Data Report released today by the U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) revealed that more than 1,400 commonly u...

New Study Indicates Decreasing Prescription Copayments Results in Increased Adherence for Patients with Chronic Diseases

Study published in Health Affairs highlights large employer's efforts to develop a healthier workforce by removing barriers to treatment PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Removing economic barriers to treatment for chronic conditions encourages patients to remain on recommended...

Study Indicates Strong Consumer Preference to Fix Medicare Part D and Medicaid Flaws Threatening Access to Prescription Drugs

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients believe that access to their prescription medications for government health care programs should not be compromised by unfair reimbursement practices and policies to their community pharmacy providers, according to a new survey ...

Breast Cancer Imaging Study Indicates Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) Is a Strong Adjunct Imaging Modality to Mammography and Ultrasound

Weigert study presented at Radiological Society of North America 93rd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Study results recently presented at the Radiological Society of North America 93rd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting dem...

Research Indicates Nearly 25 Percent of Supplements Are Contaminated With Steroids, Stimulants and Banned Substances

Informed-Choice Looks to Raise Level of Awareness and Help Athletes Reduce Risk LAKE WYLIE, S.C., Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new study released today and commissioned by Informed-Choice LLC, a not-for-profit partnership between supplement companies an...

Study indicates pregnancy does not harm chances of survival from cancer

Barcelona, Spain: New research offers reassurance to women worried about whether getting pregnant after cancer treatment might worsen their prognosis. The study by Norwegian scientists, presented today (Thursday) at the European Cancer Conference (ECCO 14) in Barcelona, found that for almost a...

Mayo Clinic study indicates medication for ADHD may help student outcomes

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- In an 18-year-study on attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Mayo Clinic researchers found that treatment with prescription stimulants is associated with improved long-term academic success of children with ADHD. The Mayo Clinic results are the first population-based...

New Research From America On the Move Foundation Indicates American Weight Loss Efforts Stalling

Poll commissioned by AOMF and conducted by Harris Interactive(R) shows efforts to lose weight have dropped 14 percentage points in the last four years BOSTON, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today America On the Move Foundation (AOMF), a national non-profit organization, released new res...

BioGlue(R) Surgical Adhesive Hits 500,000 Procedure Milestone Worldwide, Company Data Indicates

ATLANTA, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc., (NYSE: CRY ) an implantable biological medical device and cardiovascular tissue processing company, today announced that, according to company data, CryoLife's BioGlue(R) Surgical Adhesive has been used in more than 500,000 surgical proc...

Potential Diagnostic Marker Indicates Effectiveness of Anti-Angiogenic Drugs

If an anti-angiogenic drug is successfully starving a cancer patient’s tumor to death, the number of endothelial cells circulating in the individual’s bloodstream will decrease // , thus providing a potential biomarker for gauging the medication’s effectiveness, according to National Cancer Institu...

Study Indicates An Increased Risk Of Breast Cancer In Women Undertaking Estrogen and Testosterone Therapy

According to an article that was published in the July 24 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, which is one of the JAMA/Archives journals, states that women who take// combination of estrogen and testosterone to treat the symptoms of menopause may have an increased risk of breast cancer. ...

Intensive Training and Tool Kit, Indicates Adequate Preparation To Combat AIDS.

With the longest chain of volunteers, The Red Cross remains a reliable humanitarian organization that is aware of the influence of communities in the global response to HIV and AIDS, and has plans to reach out to the masses with a useful collection of tools, knowledge and skills. // Nearly 2...

Living In The Past Indicates Dissatisfaction With Present

Bonn: It might seem quite natural for the elderly to often slip happily into reminiscence but living in the past could indicate dissatisfaction with the present, says psychologists. // This phenomenon becomes a problem when an elderly relative starts living completely in the past and ignores t...

Genetic indicates memory

According to researchers in a study working with animals say they have located the genes related to memory and learning. Although the research is early, they say it could one day lead to better treatments// for memory and learning disorders. Researchers say previous research into this area was only...

Oral memory indicates future Alzheimer's patients

A word recall test is able to differentiate those who will get Alzheimer's disease from healthy older people. Alzheimer's disease is chiefly a condition of older people - so we can expect an increase in the number of cases as the population ages.// Treatments are now available and they seem to work...

Delays in UK child brain tumor diagnosis

... 5 weeks. The research also showed that symptoms increased in number and that disability increased in severity as time passed before diagnosis. This indicates that delays in diagnosis are affecting the severity of disability for the children and young people, which can have life-long consequences. " Chi...

New Research Suggests Most Are Willing to Make Tradeoffs and Would Embrace Comprehensive Health Care Reform

...e, it is essential if we are to advance health care that the public will embrace in the United States." Today's Voices for Health Care report indicates that engaging Americans from diverse political and socioeconomic backgrounds can substantially increase public support for meaningful health care refo...

Sinking Economy Hit Hard by Soaring Healthcare Costs, Says MedicareSupplementPlans.com

...s run amok and further sideline a failing economy, according to President Obama. A February report by the Department of Health and Human Services indicates that health care costs are estimated to top $8,000 per person this year. The president said that is a serious blow to middle class families and small ...

Sagent Pharmaceuticals Announces Launch of First Two Oncolytic Products: Fludarabine Phosphate for Injection, USP and Epirubicin Hydrochloride Injection

...pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has launched fludarabine phosphate for injection, USP and epirubicin hydrochloride injection. IMS data indicates the combined U.S. market for these two products approximated $25 million in 2008. Sagent will begin marketing and shipping both products immediately. ...
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