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Cold, Flu or Pneumonia? Answer May Lie in Blood Test

Gene signature detects differences in viral, bacterial infections, study finds THURSDAY, Aug. 6 (HealthDay News) -- A genomic "signature" in blood appears able to identify people who've been exposed to common upper respiratory viruses, such as the cold or flu, even before symptoms d...

AUDIO from Medialink and Kellogg's: The Jeans Don't Lie

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- We may have worked hard to get into summer shape, but now a season's worth of barbecues, beach lounging and ball games may have taken a toll on our waistlines. Now there's a challenge to get back into shape and back into the one thing that will never lie to u...

The Clue to a Diabetic Requiring an Amputation may lie in the Retina of ones Eye.

Amputations continue to be a major complication of diabetes, despite the fact most are preventable. About one //half of all amputations are currently performed among the diabetic population. Researchers studied changes in the tiny blood vessels in the retinas of about 900 diabetic patients who ...

“Brain fingerprinting”- The new lie detectr

In an exciting development, in the field of criminology, a new lie detector has been developed in the United States of America. This is called “brain fingerprinting”. This invention is supposed to be the best lie detector available as on date and is said to detect even smooth criminals who pass the...

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Report Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...eriod last year. "We are pleased with our performance in this difficult economy, but we remain cautious about the significant challenges that lie ahead. Results for the first six months of the year are historically the strongest, in part due to new premium rates taking effect in the early part ...

Autism May Hinder Ability to Read Body Language

... Trouble seems to lie in visual processing, researchers say WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Autism may hinder a person's ability to see and read body lang...

Synthetic biology -- opportunities and risks

...ld using technology assessment methods For the foreseeable future, the focus of synthetic biology will, in the opinion of the three organisations, lie in basic research. The paper comes to the conclusion that the success of synthetic biology will depend substantially on the extent to which it is able...

Are Patients Becoming Victims in Hospital Overcrowding Turf Wars? Experts Ask

...logies, leading maker of patient flow automation technology. The practice, known as "boarding," forces patients, in pain and under stress, to lie in public thruways and use portable toilets behind linen screens. Studies in the United Kingdom have shown the practice may increase the spread of inf...

FDA Approves Expanded Use of Lilly's FORTEO(R) [teriparatide (rDNA origin) injection] to Treat Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis

...in 4 hours of taking FORTEO and goes away within a few hours. For the first few doses, take your injections of FORTEO in a place where you can sit or lie down right away if you get these symptoms. If your symptoms get worse or do not go away, stop taking FORTEO and call your healthcare provider. ...

Team24 News Article - New EU Directive Offers a Healthy Outlook for Niche Recruitment Companies like Team24

...doctors aren't doing shifts and are away learning - who will be filling in the gaps on their rotas? Good quality agency staff The answer may lie in the additional use of good quality locum doctors. Robert Stiff is managing director of Team24, a niche recruitment consultancy that places highly s...

New e.p.t.(R)/BabyCenter(R) Fertility Report Reveals 70 Percent of Moms Want Tighter Regulation on In-Vitro Fertilization

...ll-being. While many parenting concerns were revealed in the survey, the data also unveiled truths about gender superstitions, such as if you lie down for awhile after sex, you'll have a boy (almost no one surveyed believed in these superstitions). The BabyCenter ((R)) moms and moms-to-be also ...

YAI/NIPD Board of Trustees Elects Eliot Green Chair and Sheldon Kwiat Vice Chair

...emain a member. "I am honored to serve as Chair of the Board of Trustees and look forward to addressing the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead," said Green. "YAI/NIPD has a tradition of providing hope, opportunity and excellence for people with developmental disabilities and t...

YAI/NIPD Board of Trustees Elects Eliot Green Chair and Sheldon Kwiat Vice Chair

...emain a member. "I am honored to serve as Chair of the Board of Trustees and look forward to addressing the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead," said Green. "YAI/NIPD has a tradition of providing hope, opportunity and excellence for people with developmental disabilities and their famil...

Neuroimaging suggests that truthfulness requires no act of will for honest people

...ed in advance of the outcome. This gave the participants the opportunity to lie and say that they had correctly predicted the coin toss to win the money. ...evious research has examined the brain activity of subjects who are told to lie for the purpose of a study, this is the first study to examine brain activi...

How to De-Stress a Recession-Riddled Life

...d increased in the past year. As a result, more than half reported fatigue, 60 percent said they were irritable or angry, and more than half said they lie awake at night because of stress. Other researchers have found that stress adds years to a person's life but that those who cope with it effectivel...

Even Steroid-Free Bodybuilders Focus on Image

...ral bodybuilding competitions, participants are drug-tested and must pass a lie detector test meant to confirm that they don't use prohibited drugs. In non...ural competitions, participants aren't drug tested and don't have to pass a lie detector test. "Most people will assume bodybuilders using steroids are ...

Cancer survivors at greater risk of birth complications; special monitoring needed

...ryology heard today (Wednesday 1 July). Dr. Sharon lie Fong, of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecol...ies should always take place in a hospital. Dr. lie Fong and colleagues studied data on the pregnancie... as compared with normal, healthy women," said Dr. lie Fong. "Although we found no differences between mo...

Prostate screening studies reviewed in European Urology July issue

... illustrate that the price to pay for 20% reduction in prostate cancer deaths is high; overdiagnosis and overtreatment are great problems. The answers lie in improving the PSA test or finding biomarkers that effectively separate aggressive cancers from slow-growing ones. We identify some priorities in th...

Jeff Stewart Joins Decision Resources, Inc. as Chief Information Officer

...tegy. Mr. Stewart will report directly to Peter Hoenigsberg, Decision Resources, Inc.'s CEO. "Technological differentiation and innovation lie at the heart of our long-term growth strategy and Jeff will play a lead role in ensuring that Decision Resources, Inc. is at the forefront of our indu...

Technological Advancements Shift Site-of-Care From the Operating Room to Your Doctor's Office

...n outpatient basis since mid-decade, and small joints and uni-knees are routine. Mr. Engelhardt continued, "The solutions to lowering the cost of care lie in technology." And, Mr. Engelhardt charged, "You (industry) have the answers to those technology challenges." Mr. Engelhardt went on to present ...

Largest U.S. Health Insurer Rewarded Employees That Cancelled Coverage of Sick Patients

...t. All three insurance executives who testified at the House subcommittee hearing today refused to commit to only cancel policies of patients who lie about their health on their insurance application. This shows that insurance companies will continue to look for inappropriate reasons in the fine pr...

Stars Spotlight Personal Triumphs Over Stuttering

...d by the challenge can seem overwhelming," Biden wrote. "However, I am confident that with the help of organizations like this ... great possibilities lie ahead for the nearly 3 million people affected by stuttering." Waterston, who has no history of stuttering, said the night was designed "to raise a...

New essays examine the use of fMRI to recognize deceit

...scholars." The authors of express a dim view of lie detection based on fMRI technology. They also cons...ction to Functional Brain Imaging in the Cortex of lie Detection" by Marcus E. Raichle, Professor of Ra...on University in St. Louis "The Use of fMRI in lie Detection: What Has Been Show and What Has Not" ...

One of Women's Best Kept Secrets is Now Available in the Men's Department

...en Fly off the Shelves for Father's Day NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers have found that the solution for chronic lower back pain may lie in a $59.99 biomechanically-engineered foam and rubber flip-flop -- so this Father's Day might just be the turning point for the sixty million adults ...

Two Ways to Tackle Tuberculosis

...ountries include Vietnam, the Philippines and China, Painter said. In many cases, infection does not mean active disease, since the TB bacteria can lie dormant for years, he explained. "Ten percent of those who are infected will develop active TB in their lifetimes," Painter said. So, follow-up exa...

Americans Score Low on Healthy Lifestyle

...rage people to navigate through it as if it weren't there. Eating well, being active, and in general taking good care of oneself and one's family must lie along paths of lesser resistance." More information For more information on the benefits of healthy living, visit the American Heart Associat...

'Curve ball' wins international illusion contest

...o peripheral viewing. Macknik who heads the Laboratory of Behavioral Neurophysiology at Barrow says the scientific explanation of the illusion may lie in the spinning motion of the ball and the eyes inclination to look at the ball's outer edges as it nears the batter. "As the curve ball moves cl...

Americans United for Life: Obama Nominates Avowed Judicial Activist Judge Who Undermines Common Ground

... a crossroad and critical abortion regulations -- supported by the vast majority of Americans -- like partial-birth abortion and informed consent laws lie in the balance. "A vote to confirm Judge Sotomayor as the next Supreme Court Justice is a vote to strip Americans of the ability to choose for t...

ACSM American Fitness Index(TM) Ranks 50 Largest Metro Areas on Health and Community Fitness

...phic costs to society. The results of a 2007 Omnibus survey commissioned by ACSM suggest the solution to this growing national health crisis may lie at the local level. ACSM believes the key fundamentals for improving physical activity behaviors involves setting policies and recommendations that be...

Americans United for Life on Sotomayor Nomination

...at a crossroad and critical abortion regulations - supported by the vast majority of Americans - like partial-birth abortion and informed consent laws lie in the balance." About Americans United for Life Americans United for Life (AUL) is a nonprofit, public-interest law and policy organizat...

Sales of Antiretroviral Agents Will Drive Substantial Six Percent Annual Growth in the HIV Drug Market Through 2013

... of a single daily pill regimen, making it an ideal product for treatment-naive patients. "The largest commercial opportunities in the HIV market lie in the development of therapies with enhanced convenience, such as co-formulations that minimize the number of pills and frequency of dosing, especial...

New Insight Into Primate Eye Evolution

...ring development can lead to dramatic changes in form and function during evolution, we can gain a deeper understanding of these ancient pathways that lie at the heart of many pediatric cancers." The owl monkey's eye has numerous adaptations to make it effective for nocturnal (active during the nigh...

New Options Offered for Sleep Apnea

...lled transpalatal advancement pharyngoplasty, enlarges the space behind the roof of the mouth. When the obstruction is significant, "the choice may lie between surgery or no treatment, with the potential attendant cardiovascular and neurocognitive sequelae of sleep apnea," Shine said. "So in this coho...

Beware of Dog Bites

...am at or startle a dog. Remain motionless if approached by an unfamiliar, possibly threatening dog. If knocked over by a dog, roll into a ball, lie still and cover your head if possible. Avoid direct eye contact with a dog. Don't bother a dog if it's sleeping, eating or caring for puppies. ...

UC design innovation: New hope for the hated hospital gown

...ize and is also more flattering to the human figure. The gown has a full back and a kangaroo pocket in the front, recognizing that the patient will lie in bed, sit in a chair, stand and walk. Portions of the gown are made of special material to wick away moisture and sweat. And in recognition of th...

Ajou University Hospital Becomes First in Korea to Treat Using RapidArc(TM) Radiotherapy Technology from Varian Medical Systems

...he hospital's department of radiation oncology. "The treatment went extremely well and it was more comfortable for the patient because she had to lie on the couch for considerably less time," said Dr. Chun "Faster treatments mean there is less chance for the patient to move during dose delivery, so ...

Liposuction Turns 20

... in New York, NY. "Careful planning with a clear vision of the overall result is paramount for aesthetic excellence." Whatever advances lie ahead and debates that remain, it is important to note that, just as when the first lipoplasty systems for aesthetic contouring were approved twenty y...

Migraine prevention by targeting glutamate receptors?

...lustrating how badly new drugs are needed. Given the role of glutamate in the pathophysiology of migraine, the future of migraine prophylaxis, may lie in modulating one of the receptors in the glutamate system, mGluR5. At the forthcoming annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology in Seat...

School of Health Management Welcomes Interim Dean

...rowing student body. Dr. O'Reilly assumed her role as interim Dean December 18th and is looking forward to the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. "I am blessed with the opportunity to promote a University in which I believe and with a team that is capable, dedicated, and excited...

Almost 1 in 10 Young Video Game Users 'Addicted'

...blem gambling in adults. "It's one thing for a child to fib to his mom about how long he's played a video game," Olson said. "It's another thing to lie to your wife about gambling." She also questioned whether kids as young as 8 can accurately complete a self-administered questionnaire. If pare...
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