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Doctors explore 'Myths, Half-Truths, and Outright Lies about Health'

INDIANAPOLIS Fact or fiction? Chewing gum stays in your stomach for seven years. Cold weather makes you sick. You should never wake a sleepwalker. A dog's mouth is cleaner than a human's. Riley Hospital for Children physicians Aaron Carroll, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics, and Rachel...

Under Wraps: Uncovering the Secrets and Lies of the Holiday Season

SEYMOUR, Tenn., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Most people think of the holidays as a time for joy and togetherness. However for many Americans, women especially, the season can be an emotionally trying time. The buildup of the pressure to create the ideal holiday experience can trigger social and emotio...

Sex, Lies and Other Alcohol-Fueled 'Bad Behavior'

New nationwide Caron Treatment Centers poll examines "not-so-merry" workplace and family holiday parties and offers tools for empowerment PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From sexual antics with co-workers to acts of violence and embarrassing text messages, alcohol fuels ...

NHS Choices Launches Medical News Guide to What Lies Behind the Headlines

LONDON, February 8 /PRNewswire/ -- NHS Choices ( http://www.nhs.uk ), the online 'front door' to the NHS, launches a daily health news service to help people make sense of the stories appearing in the news about medical research. Behind the headlines, on NHS Choices ( http://www.nhs.uk/News/...

Key to longer life (in flies) lies in just 14 brain cells

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] -- Two years ago, Brown University researchers discovered something startling: Decrease the activity of the cancer-suppressing protein p53 and you can make fruit flies live significantly longer. Now the same team reports an intriguing follow-up finding. The p...

Easter Seals Celebrates World Autism Awareness Day, Hosting Series of Community Forums to Identify Needed Services and Supports for Families

Easter Seals is shining the spotlight on its services for individuals living with autism, and sharing the results of Easter Seals Living With Autism Study to provide a roadmap for the services and supports that families living with autism desperately need. New York, Apr...

Uganda Bans Plastic Bags, Still a Tough Battle Lies Ahead

As is the case with most other developing countries, plastic bags have become a terrible environmental threat in Uganda. As the situation seems to be spiraling out of control, the government has announced a ban on the all pervasive plastic bags. In Uganda they are called buveera , and t...

The Origin of the Brain Lies in a Worm

The rise of the central nervous system [CNS] in animal evolution has puzzled scientists for centuries. Vertebrates, insects and worms evolved// from the same ancestor, but their CNSs are different and were thought to have evolved only after their lineages had split during evolution. Researchers fro...

Colour Identification Lies Wholly On the Left Hemisphere of the Brain.

A research was conducted by the American Researchers Richard Ivry and his colleagues working at the University of California, Berkeley. He said that left side of the brain // can quickly identify colours than to identify varying shades of the same colour. This is due to the fact that the left side ...

Kidney failure shows a tendency to run in families

With our improved understanding of the concepts of genetics, more importance is being given to the tendency of common diseases to run in families and the identification of the same. // A recent study has now shown that approximately one-fourth of all dialysis patients have a close relative on dialy...

Breast CT Scanner Could Improve Cancer Screen Comfort

...ventional procedures such as a robotic biopsy, radiofrequency ablation and cryoablation to treat breast cancer. With the breast CT scanner, a woman lies on her stomach, face down on the table while the breast drops through a hole in the table; the CT scanner then rotates around the breast. The position...

Alternative Therapies for Fighting Eczema Hold Promise, But Dermatologists Caution They Are No Substitute for Proven Medical Treatments

...treatments could hold promise in further improving the condition. "Part of the difficulty in understanding why people seek alternative medicine lies in defining this term," said Dr. Lio. "Broadly speaking, it encompasses treatments such as acupuncture, homeopathy and holistic medicine outside of th...

Mountain States Health Alliance Rolls Out TEDS Talent Management System

... for talent management in healthcare," Elaine Smith, MSHA Assistant Vice President of Organizational Development said. The power of this system lies in the ability to link learning activities, competency management, performance measurement and workforce planning activities, Smith added. "With ...

Breast cancer research highlights from the American Association of Physicists in Medicine meeting in Anaheim, July 26-30

...ew procedure, based on computed tomography (CT), promises to take the pain out of breast cancer detection. In the cone beam breast CT scanner, a woman lies face down on a special table with one breast suspended through an opening. A CT scanner rotates around the breast, collecting data that are reconstruc...

Case Western Reserve University receives $3.7M NIH grant to study autonomic nervous system link to painful bladder syndrome

...ients themselves and in the family members of patients with IC/PBS. We therefore propose to determine whether the main abnormality in IC/PBS actually lies in the autonomic nervous system rather than the bladder itself," said Dr. Chelimsky. The autonomic nervous system is in charge of all internal org...

Scientists Use Non-Embryonic Stem Cells to Create Healthy Mice

...searchers said. iPS cells could, in theory, serve as an alternative to more controversial embryonic stem cells, whose natural therapeutic potential lies in their ability to develop into the cellular material of any number of muscles, tissues and organs, as well as blood and bone. In March, President Ba...

Scientists Use Adult Stem Cells to Create Healthy Mice

...searchers said. iPS cells could, in theory, serve as an alternative to more controversial embryonic stem cells, whose natural therapeutic potential lies in their ability to develop into the cellular material of any number of muscles, tissues and organs, as well as blood and bone. In March, President Ba...

Introducing Healthspottr: The New Voice of Healthcare Innovation

...lthspottr. "This market, more than almost any other, needs an influx of innovation in order to spark dramatic change. Sensing the big opportunity that lies ahead, venture capitalists have invested more in healthcare than in any other industry - a total of $10 billion invested in healthcare in 2007. Health...

Stayhealthy and Innovative Wellness Solutions Announce Partnership to Bring Innovation to the Workplace Wellness Market

... said Brian Baum, President of Stayhealthy. The reality is it is time to stop looking at total weight as a measure of health. The health risk factor lies in excess body fat, or the ratio of lean mass to body fat, not total "pounds." Stayhealthy provides tools and services that help people understand th...

Washington, DC Plastic Surgeon Mark E. Richards, M.D. Says Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy has Staggering Health Benefits that Could Change the Way We Age

...cal and psychological ailments that occur with age, and believes the answer lies in bio-identical hormone therapy . As people get older, they are prone to:...e’s been a search for anti-aging treatments for millennia. The answer lies within us. Many maladies are clearly linked to depletions in our hormone le...

Is a society with smokers profitable?

... compensated for by the level of taxation applied in many industrialized countries. Nevertheless, the most solid justification for increases in taxes lies "in the existence of failures in the sovereignty of the consumer, both when starting to smoke and when attempting to give it up and sticking to such a...

Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp. to Present at 2009 Cystinosis Research Network Family Conference

...ision of the Cystinosis Research Network is the discovery of improved treatments and ultimately a cure for cystinosis. Its commitment to its community lies in its tireless efforts to provide family assistance through facilitating several support groups as well as hosting an annual conference. At this conf...

Health Information Technology and Health Care Reform Must Be Well-Aligned to Improve Health and Lower Costs

...the areas of health and national security. Markle collaborates with innovators and thought leaders from the public and private sectors whose expertise lies in the areas of information technology, privacy, civil liberties, health, and national security. The Markle Health Program is committed to acceleratin...

Mathematics taking guesswork out of plastic surgery tissue transfer

...o die. When that happens on actual surgical cases, doctors must replace the dead tissue, and sometimes have to redo the entire operation. More work lies ahead to make the model truly useful in a surgical setting, Miller and Friedman agreed. In live human tissue, the pattern of blood vessels and capi...

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

... robust control network activation." If neuroscience is able to identify lies by peering into the brain of the liar, it will be important to distinguish ...temptation to lie. Greene says that eventually it may be possible to detect lies by looking at someone's brain activity, although a lot more work must be do...

'Controlling Your Future: Six Steps To A Better Life': New Self-Help Book Teaches the Art of Self-discipline, Self-control

...ecause we have failed to recognize that life is not easy or comfortable," writes Norgaard. "It remains difficult, as it has been for eons. The problem lies in our brains, not so much our bodies. Our existence today requires ever more discipline, even as we are showing less and less discipline. The trouble...

Siemens Celebrates First Installation of SOMATOM Definition AS 20 CT Scanner

...n AS to fit into rooms that have traditionally been too small for high-end CT scanners. The desire for as little radiation exposure as possible lies at the heart of Siemens CARE philosophy, providing a wide range of dose-reduction solutions. The SOMATOM Definition AS provides tremendous benefit wit...

Symon Announces Revolutionary New Application InView Mobile™

...ver seventy-five hundred clients, which includes nearly 80 percent of the Fortune 100 and almost 70 percent of the Fortune 500. Symon's advantage lies within its operating model, which offers customers a single point of accountability for all visual communication implementations along with a state-of...

Despite More Tests, Some Aren't Getting Results

...edicine , involving 5,434 people aged 50 to 69 found that 7 percent of abnormal results were never communicated to the patient. Part of the problem lies in the variable methods diagnostic tests are reported, Cram said. Some records are sent electronically, and others are sent by mail, fax or phone. Som...

Pistachio Industry Looks Toward a Promising 2009 Crop Year

...o season in terms of crop quality," said pistachio grower and Chairman of the WPA, Mike Woolf of California Valley Land Company in Huron, CA. "Harvest lies before us, of course, but indications of a good year are strong - especially considering stable-to-slightly increased pistachio acreage, as well as co...

No More Drama With TOMA LECHE

...Omar Villegas, won $2000 in the video Web Novela category with their overly dramatic soap opera entitled: Pasiones, Mentiras y Secretos (Passions, lies and Secrets). "We didn't want to be too serious," says Flores. "Our Web Novela has a happy ending. Milk comes to the rescue. It's so funny t...

Study shows 1 in 25 deaths worldwide attributable to alcohol

...n the global burden of disease, especially for men. And in contrast to other traditional risk factors for disease, the burden attributable to alcohol lies more with younger people than with the older population. Dr. Rehm still takes an optimistic 'glass half full' response to this large and increasing...

HealthSource of Chicago: New Techniques for Back Pain Relief in Chicago

...wrong or causing back pain, it stays wrong until it is either fixed or what's making it bad in the first place is changed. That's where the danger lies with these cover up medications and remedies that give 2 minutes of relief and really don't take into consideration what is going on under the surface...

OMTEC's Opening Keynote Emphasizes Increasing Demand for Orthopaedic Procedures

...r times faster than the population overall." However, and quite interestingly, Mrs. Engelhardt went on to point out that a robust potential for growth lies in the 4.4 billion people under the age of 40. "There is no discounting the thousands of procedures required by aging Boomers, but there are twice as ...

Pulse Oximetry Entrenched as Standard-of-Care in Patient Monitoring, States Frost & Sullivan

...e oximetry monitoring market. Companies such as Mindray are gaining ground in Europe with low-priced products. The benefits of a low-cost product lies both in the potential room for downward price negotiation to gain market penetration as well as the increased profitability potential that exists base...

Heart Attacks Less Often Fatal Today

...ors of severity, they found that heart attacks today are not as damaging and deadly as in years past. Part of the reason for that, Myerson figures, lies in the quality of care people are receiving at the hospital. There are better medications available, including anti-platelet and anti-coagulant drugs ...

Smallpox -- the death of a disease

...lth community can make when it truly comes together for a common purpose. Whether one speaks of HIV/AIDS or Neglected Tropical Diseases, the solution lies in allies and adversaries working as one to alleviate suffering and save lives. This is the lesson to be drawn from Dr. Henderson's excellent book." ...

America's Future Health Rankings Get Boost With Cenegenics' Online Proactive Health Monitoring System

...uot;call to action" voiced in the latest America's Health Rankings™. Per that report, the solution to America's poor health performance lies in our building "a foundation for health by creating a culture of wellness and prevention," particularly since our habits, practices and eve...

Evolution in Ergonomics: Neutral Posture to Unveil Sleek NV(TM) at NeoCon 2009

...lt with environmentally friendly features including BioFlex Hybrid foam, easily replenished American Walnut wood, and Ecolife leather. Innovation lies in NV's exclusive split seat design, highly contoured backrest, and wood trim options. Key features include: Dramatic contours of t...

New Shape-HF™ Cardiopulmonary Testing System to be on Display at 2009 American Association of Heart Failure Nurses Annual Meeting

...use."     Shape Medical Systems Inc. is a privately held, St. Paul, Minnesota-based medical device company whose core technology lies in the development and commercialization of products for assessing heart/lung interaction and ventilation in chronic heart failure and other cardiopul...
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