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House Subcommittee Markup Leaves Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria in Crisis

WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria is currently facing a major financing shortfall. While the Foreign Operations subcommittee provided a welcome increase over the President's request, today's markup suggests that the U.S. is goi...

New L.A. Experience Not Only Leaves You Feeling Good but Looking Great

Spa 7 Cosmetic & Laser Center Opens at LA's Landmark Burke Williams as Part of Growing Day Spa plus Medical Spa Trend WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- After walking into Burke Williams Day Spa's front doors and enjoying the amenities from sauna, steam, citrus infused water ...

New Survey Shows Impact of Rosacea Leaves Sufferers More Than Just 'Red Faced'

Results Reveal Rosacea's Emotional and Social Impact on Patients, Prompting Beauty Expert Charla Krupp and Expert Dermatologist, Dr. Hilary Baldwin, to Join the 'Rosacea Relief Squad' BARRINGTON, Ill., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- If you are like many men and women across America, you take care ...

'Normalizing' tumor vessels leaves cancer more benign

A report publishing online on February 12th in the journal Cell , a Cell Press publication, suggests a counterintuitive new method to make cancer less likely to spread: by normalizing the shape of tumors' blood vessels to improve their oxygen supply. Such a treatment strategy might also boost the...

WuXi PharmaTech Appoints Stewart Hen and Ning Zhao to Its Board of Directors; Tao Lin Leaves Board

SHANGHAI, China, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ - WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: WX ), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device research and development outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States, today announced the addition of Stewart Hen and Ning...

Red Cross Caring for People in Eight States as Winter Storm Leaves Hundreds of Thousands Without Power

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Almost 5,000 people escaped their frigid homes last night in American Red Cross shelters in areas where utility companies are working to restore power to more than 770,000 homes and businesses still in the dark after this week's storm. With new snow o...

AMA Immediate Past President Ron Davis Loses Battle With Cancer, Leaves Enduring AMA and Public Health Legacy

CHICAGO, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Medical Association (AMA) announced today that Immediate Past President and public health leader Ronald M. Davis, M.D., 52, died Thursday at his home outside East Lansing, Michigan. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last February. ...

SEIU DVD Exposes How McCain 'Care' Leaves Seniors Behind

"The Facts About John McCain's Health Care Plan" a Blockbuster in Swing States WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 250,000 copies of the DVD "The Facts about John McCain's Health Care Plan" have been put in the hands of the nation's seniors in recent weeks, courtesy of th...

Breast-Conserving Surgery Leaves Many Cancer Patients Disappointed

Poor aesthetic outcome after lumpectomy linked to depression, fear, study finds WEDNESDAY, July 9 (HealthDay News) -- A third of women who opt for breast-conserving cancer surgery say they now have an asymmetry between their breasts that greatly affects their quality of life, a new stu...

EuroDYNA leaves healthy genomic research ecosystem as legacy

Europe's position as a major player in genome research has been boosted by the European Science Foundation's three-year EUROCORES programme EuroDYNA. As it draws to a close, EuroDYNA (Dynamic Nuclear Architecture and Chromatin Function) is leaving behind a healthy European ecosystem of interacting...

Secondhand Smoke Leaves Kids Prone to Severe Infections

And those infections force many children to be hospitalized, study finds WEDNESDAY, May 28 (HealthDay News) -- Here's another reason why adults shouldn't smoke around kids: In addition to developing asthma and respiratory infections, children in households where someone smokes are m...

Sea Buckthorn Leaves May Hold Benefit for the Liver

High levels of antioxidants in berries also lower cholesterol, study says FRIDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- Sea buckthorn leaves are rich in antioxidants and may help protect against liver damage, according to a study by researchers in India. The berries of the plant -- indigenous...

Miracle leaves that may help protect against liver damage

Sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) berries are well known for their cholesterol busting properties, but scientists in India say that its leaves are also rich in anti-oxidants and may help ward off liver disease, according to new research due to be published in the Society of Chemical Industrys (...

Federal Health Plan for Children Still Leaves Needs Unmet

Waiting period could negatively affect health status of enrollees, study says MONDAY, May 5 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who had private health insurance before enrolling in a U.S. government children's health insurance program called SCHIP still had unmet health-care needs, according ...

Ric Weiland Leaves $65 Million to Support Gay Rights and HIV/AIDS Organizations

Largest Single Bequest Ever to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Movement By Early Microsoft Employee Pride Foundation to Distribute Weiland's Groundbreaking Bequest SEATTLE, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Pride Foundation of Seattle is honored to announce the establish...

Europe's Columbus laboratory leaves Earth

This release is available in French and German . Columbus was onboard NASAs Space Shuttle Atlantis when it lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida at 20:45 CET today. For this one-way trip to Earth orbit, Columbus is in the expert hands of a crew of seven astr...

Obesity Leaves More Americans With Physical Limitations

But some extra weight may not lead to cardiovascular disease and cancer, research finds,,,, TUESDAY, Nov. 6 (HealthDay News) -- If you're one of the millions of Americans carrying excess weight, a pair of new studies has good news and bad news for you. It turns out that a little extra...

New discovery leaves blood-doping athletes scratching their heads

Bethesda, MDA stunning discovery by German scientists may make blood doping and the treatment of severe anemia as easy as washing your hair. In the October print issue of The FASEB Journal ( www.fasebj.org ), researchers show that the estimated 100,000 hair follicles on each persons head have the ...

New discovery leaves blood-doping athletes scratching their heads

Bethesda, MDA stunning discovery by German scientists may make blood doping and the treatment of severe anemia as easy as washing your hair. In the October print issue of The FASEB Journal ( www.fasebj.org ), researchers show that the estimated 100,000 hair follicles on each persons head have the ...

Fit 4 Sex: The Guide to Make Sure He Never Leaves

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Entertainer turned Fitness Guru Tera Patrick announces her sexiest endeavor yet - getting women "Fit 4 Sex" with a unique DVD series distributed by Watch It Now Entertainment melting Yoga, Pilates and Kama Sutra into a fitness program guaranteed to get you in sh...

Divorce Leaves Women Significantly Worse Off Financially Than Men

A new study has found that after divorce, women are considerably worse off money-wise as compared to men . The study of more than 4,000 people has found that while a man's earnings increases, on average, by 11 per cent after he divorces his wife, a woman loses about 17 per cent of her incom...

Blunder Leaves Smoking Ban Up in Smoke in Stoke

Smokers can merrily puff away without fear of prosecution in one English city's pubs because officials failed to introduce powers to impose a national ban, the local council admitted Wednesday . Stoke-on-Trent has been dubbed "Smoke-on-Trent" as cigarette addicts can spark up knowing that b...

Sex Scene Leaves Sienna Miller With a Wounded Head!

It seems that Sienna Miller's determination to make her sex scenes look realistic has landed her with a sore head. The Factory Girl star recently admitted that she got into a painful problem while filming love scenes for her new movie 'Interview' with co-star Steve Buscemi. The 25-...

US Patient Implanted With HeartMate II, Leaves ICU

HearMate II is yet to gain approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), but the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in Missouri has implanted it in Wilson Guthrie, a 61-year-old man from Kansas, suffering from end-stage heart failure. He has since left for home, with that experimental heart-as...

The New Recruitment Process Leaves Thousands of Doctors Jobless

Thousands of junior doctors will be rendered jobless under the new recruitment process and it is the best qualified doctors are among the hardest hit . The new system will undermine Britain's position as a leader in medical science. Non-urgent patient care in England could be hit by a short...

United Kingdom: Maternity Units Exposed! Leaves Much to Be Desired

A BBC panorama investigation into the functioning of maternity units in UK is an eye-opener to prevailing malfunctions which appears to be an everyday affair in the hospitals. In a sting operation conducted by BBC, some maternity units came under the scanner, to reveal some alarming practices. ...

Tobaccos Radiation is Very Much Higher Than from Leaves at Chernobyl

The radiation dose from radium and polonium found naturally in tobacco leaves can be a thousand times more than that from the caesium-137 soaked up by the leaves from the Chernobyl nuclear accident area, a Greek researcher has said. Constantin Papastefanou from the Aristotle University of T...

United Kingdom: Maternity Units Exposed! Leaves Much to Be Desired

A BBC panorama investigation into the functioning of maternity units in UK is an eye-opener to prevailing malfunctions which appears to be an everyday// affair in the hospitals. In a sting operation conducted by BBC, some maternity units came under the scanner, to reveal some alarming practices. ...

Einstein's Tea Leaves Inspire New Blood Separation Technique

Scientists at Monash University in Australia have developed a process for rapidly and efficiently separating blood plasma at the microscopic level without any moving parts, potentially allowing doctors //to do blood tests without sending samples to a laboratory. The new method uses the same pri...

Unknown disease leaves 6 dead in Panama

A national epidemic alert has been declared by the health ministry of Panama following the death of no less than 6 people// due to an unknown disease that has left several others with fever, diarrhoea and partial paralysis. The doctors have not yet found the cause of the disease. However, they ...

Mass Leave By Doctors Leaves Patients Helpless

Senior doctors in three medical colleges in Delhi went on mass casual leave Monday, joining resident doctors in their anti-quota protests but compounding// the sufferings of patients. The majority of senior doctors in Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), University College of Medical Sciences ...

Strange Theft Of HIV Infected Blood Leaves Authorities Puzzled

In a strange robbery in Vancouver at the virology lab of the St. Paul's Hospital, 19 samples of HIV positive blood were taken from the locked freezer//. The vials were also labelled with the name and other confidential medical information of the persons the blood had been taken from. The poli...

Nature’s fury leaves permanent scar

Children exposed to the trauma of earthquake devastation are susceptible to psychological problems, drug use, crime, exploitation and human trafficking, a United Nations report has revealed. // The report elaborates on how Women and Children are targets of Human rights violation and are displ...

Cancer-causing Property Of Teflon Leaves US Regulators Concerned

Regulators in the United States are worried about the cancer causing potential of perfluorooctanoic acid, or PFOA, which is widely used in making Teflon or non-stick cookware. // The concern was triggered off after an independent review by a committee for the Environmental Protection Agency said th...

Anti Inflammatory Evaluation Of Plumeria Acuminata Leaves

Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata and Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, ASN Pharmacy College, Andhra Pradesh done a// study on Plumeria Acuminata leaves. The objective of the present study was to evaluate the anti-inflammatory activity of methanol extract o...

Fumbled handoffs can lead to medical errors

...olled thyroid or declining kidney function can require post-discharge treatment but results of some tests may not be ready for weeks after the patient leaves the hospital. Most patients are unaware that test results are pending. The new JGIM study identified 668 hospital discharges with pending test resu...

Cooling treatment after cardiac arrest is cost-effective, Penn study shows

...ve way to improve outcomes after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, which claims the lives of more than 300,000 people each year in the United States and leaves thousands of others neurologically devastated. The treatment, which lowers body temperature to prevent damage to the brain and other major organs when...

What's Lurking in Your Kitchen?

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New Analysis: Women of Low Socio-Economic Status Face Unique Challenges Related to Smoking, Smoking Ban Policies

...omen of low socio-economic status feel an increased stigma associated with smoking, more so than their more advantaged counterparts. This stigma often leaves mothers in this category with a label of being "bad mothers" and thus, cause additional unintended consequences including resistance to seeking out he...

Fox Chase finds all-biologic regimen efficacious and well-tolerated in elderly lung cancer patients

...derly patients are often excluded from clinical trials because researchers fear they will have trouble tolerating standard chemotherapy regimens. That leaves open the question of how best to treat these individuals who account for more than half of all NSCLC in the United States. With that challenge in m...
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