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Lexapro Loses First-Line Position for the Treatment of Major Depression

Use of Atypicals In Major Depression Treatment Is Growing, According to a New Report from Decision Resources Patient-Flow Forecasts Between Pristiq and Effexor XR Need to Take Into Account Reimbursement Hurdles WALTHAM, Mass., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world'...

54-Year-Old Psychology Teacher Loses 155 Pounds In 10 Months By Applying His Own Teachings To Himself

ERIE, Pa., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Jordan Lapides, a 54-year-old teacher of Spirituality Psychology and founder of The Freedom Foundation For Weight Loss And Spiritual Development in Pennsylvania, was recently challenged by one of his students to apply his own Spiritual Teachings to his weight pr...

David Welch, Friend, Advocate, Inspiration, Loses Courageous Battle to Brain Tumor

NEW YORK, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- David Welch, a great friend to The Brain Tumor Foundation lost his battle with brain cancer on January 7th at his mother's home, surrounded by his family. David fought his illness with courage and dignity. Through his efforts and the development of his websi...

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. ...

Teen Girl Loses Hair But Gains Support

Peggy Knight provides solutions for hair loss and self esteem SAUSALITO, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- When Peggy Knight, of Peggy Knight Solutions, learned that a young woman was afraid to go to school because she had lost her hair and kids were teasing her, she took action. Peggy donat...

Virginia Beach Man Loses 17 Pounds, on Top of a Previous 100 Pound Loss, and Wins Major $50,000 Prize

Million Dollar Body(TM) Is Awarding Over One Million Dollars to Help People Lose Weight and Get in Better Shape ANAHEIM, Calif., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Fitness website MillionDollarBody.com has just announced a $50,000 Grand Prize winner in its Million Dollar Body Game(TM), an...

Aging heart changes shape, shrinks and loses pumping function too

Researchers at Johns Hopkins have evidence to explain why the supposedly natural act of aging is by itself a very potent risk factor for life-threatening heart failure. In a study to be presented Nov. 4 at the American Heart Associations (AHA) annual Scientific Sessions in Orlando, Fla., the ...

Penis Loses Its Most Sensitive Parts During Circumcision Process

A new study has found that what boys lose in the process of circumcision turns out to be the most sensitive parts of the penis. The long-term-health impact of neo-natal circumcision has received little study, while the consequences of circumcision on sexual function in the adult male have ...

Boiling Makes Broccoli to Loses Its Anticancer Properties

Brassica vegetables such as broccoli, Brussel sprouts, cauliflower and green cabbage are known to contain substances that reduces the risk of cancer . But, researchers have now warned that boiling these veggies makes them to lose its anticancer properties. Brassica vegetables have a high co...

Worlds Heaviest Man Loses Weight Thanks to Monitored Dieting

Manuel Uribe Garza, thought to be the world's fattest man, had weighed a humongous 560 kg, over half a ton. But he has been able to shed in just over a year as much as 180 kg as a consequence of some well monitored dieting. Seven fully grown men in all, standing in a line. That was how he...

A Young Girl Loses Her Leg Due to Surgeon’s Carelessnes

Bhubaneswar: A 12-year-old girl was allegedly operated on her leg instead of her polio-afflicted hand in Orissa's coastal district of Jajpur, some 100 km from here, the// patient's father complained. The girl was a victim of an unusual case of polio affecting the hand, but the surgeons on Sat...

Cash-Strapped Hospital loses Top Surgeons

Mount Vernon, one of Britain’s prime plastic surgery units, is losing four of their senior consultants because of inadequate funds// to maintain the hospital. The four specialists, Douglas Harrison, Paul Smith, David Gault and Rajiv Grover were part of a team of nine experts at Mount Vernon H...

Organic food loses its whole-grain image

Organic food no longer means just tough whole-grain products. The movement has burst out of the narrow milieu it originated from, and now products// are available that would have been unthinkable a few years ago. For decades organic food had the image of whole-grain muesli, rubbery tofu and ta...

Cancer Patient Loses Embryo Appeal

Natallie Evans, who was left infertile after cancer treatment has lost her appeal to use frozen embryos to have a baby. The European Court of Human Rights rules against Ms Evans, who says that she is determined to have a baby. // "I'm still as determined to do whatever it takes to have a child o...

Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. to Host Conference Call Announcing Second Quarter of 2009 Earnings Results

... to optical lens manufacturers under service and royalty agreements. Progressive lenses are used to treat presbyopia, a vision condition where the eye loses its ability to focus on close objects. Progressive lenses combine several optical strengths into a single lens to provide a gradual and seamless trans...

Make Eye Exams Part of the Back to School Routine

...gns that a child's vision may be impaired. The AOA recommends that parents contact their doctor of optometry if their child frequently: loses place while reading Avoids close work Tends to rub eyes Has headaches Turns or tilts head Makes frequent reversals when ...

Freshly crushed garlic better for the heart than processed

...e also acts as a chemical messenger in the body, relaxing blood vessels and allowing more blood to pass through. Processed and cooked garlic, however, loses its ability to generate hydrogen sulfide. The scientists gave freshly crushed garlic and processed garlic to two groups of lab rats, and then st...

Jackson Tragedy May Serve to Educate Public on Addiction, Says American Society of Addiction Medicine

...nths, or even years to address the patient's relapse potential. "Addiction treatment saves lives," said Dr. Baxter. "When someone loses his or her life as a result of substance use or addiction, it is a tragedy to be mourned. ASAM and its members continue to strive to reduce and elimi...

Los Angeles Cosmetic Dentist Sam Muslin's Breakthrough Procedure: Face Lift Dentistry

... have short faces, narrow cheeks, aging lips, and facial wrinkles usually have worn down teeth and a form of bite collapse. Sometimes the patient even loses clarity of speech. Because the tooth wear is gradual, the person doesn't realize how much deterioration has occurred. As the ultimate level o...

Full Transcript of Pelosi Press Conference on Health Care Reform

...that gives them peace of mind. So a middle-income family that has a pre-existing condition in the family, or is changing jobs -- needs portability, or loses a job and does not lose health care. This is about them. And in terms of the pay-fors, to the extent that we can squeeze more out of the sys...

Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Marc W. Hungerford, a Leading Expert in Field of Avascular Necrosis, Now at Baltimore's Mercy Medical Center

...ix the problem. "Avascular necrosis is a condition where the bone loses circulation and the area of the bone that loses circulation actually dies," Dr. Hungerford said. "It causes unrel...

American Heart Association Extends Sympathy to Family of Singer Michael Jackson

... Know the warning signs of cardiac arrest. During cardiac arrest a victim loses consciousness, stops normal breathing and loses pulse and blood pressure. They may suddenly collapse. Call 9-1-1 ...

Heart Failure Society of America Applauds Inclusion of End-of-Life and Advanced Care Planning Measures in Senior Navigation and Planning Act

...essive condition in which the heart muscle becomes weakened after it is injured, most commonly from heart attack or high blood pressure, and gradually loses its ability to pump enough blood to supply the body's needs. Many people are not aware they have heart failure because the symptoms are often mistaken...

Look Great this Summer, Phoenix! BOTOX and Juvederm Offered at Beauty Open House with Dr. Heidi Regenass, June 25th

...r Syringe Dr. Regenass comments on the advantages of using BOTOX Cosmetic and Juvederm filler this summer, “As men and women age, their skin loses collagen and tissue which accounts for elasticity and volume in the face. This results in wrinkles and sagging skin.” “For patients ...

New Insights, Inroads Against Breast, Ovarian Cancers

... Once-promising ovarian cancer test loses luster, but new breast tumor treatments called 'exciting' SUNDAY, May 31 (HealthDay News) -- "It's nice to be here. It's nice to be anywhe...

Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. Announces Receipt of Notice from Nasdaq of Failure to Satisfy Continued Listing Requirements

... to optical lens manufacturers under service and royalty agreements. Progressive lenses are used to treat presbyopia, a vision condition where the eye loses its ability to focus on close objects. Progressive lenses combine several optical strengths into a single lens to provide a gradual and seamless trans...

ALS Musician Composes CD with One Finger

...ases a piano rock CD to leave a musical legacy behind. May is ALS Awareness Month. Words like "inspiring" get used so casually that their meaning loses power. But in the case of Ace Noface, and his new album, Toxic Charm, one immediately becomes present to the true meaning of words like inspiration an...

VISTAKON to Introduce ACUVUE(R) OASYS(TM) Brand Contact Lenses for PRESBYOPIA

... on illumination than older generation multifocal contact lenses. Presbyopia is a vision condition in which the natural lens of the eye gradually loses flexibility, making it difficult to focus on close objects. Everyone will experience presbyopia to some extent and its onset can begin to occur as ear...

Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. to Host Conference Call Announcing First Quarter of 2009 Earnings Results

... to optical lens manufacturers under service and royalty agreements. Progressive lenses are used to treat presbyopia, a vision condition where the eye loses its ability to focus on close objects. Progressive lenses combine several optical strengths into a single lens to provide a gradual and seamless trans...

Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. Appoints Amos Netzer as New Chief Executive Officer

... to optical lens manufacturers under service and royalty agreements. Progressive lenses are used to treat presbyopia, a vision condition where the eye loses its ability to focus on close objects. Progressive lenses combine several optical strengths into a single lens to provide a gradual and seamless trans...

Patients Had Fewer Infection Rates, Fewer Complications at Blue Distinction Centers for Bariatric Surgery(R), According to HealthCore Study

...m 10 percent of all procedures in 2006 to 20 percent in 2007. "Several studies have determined that overall weight loss and how quickly a patient loses weight differ based on the weight loss procedure performed," Latts said. "Patients should make the decision about the procedure that's best for them i...

The Most Common Cause of Hair Loss Is the Least Suspected, Warns Trichology Expert

...at secretions," explained Harris-Wells. The acid strips away the epithelial sheath, which is the outer protective layer of the hair. As a result, hair loses volume and density, and it becomes porous and dry to the point of brittleness. The excess acid can also cause inflammation of the scalp, and if untrea...

What do neurologists do for entertainment?

...sell is making his first appearance as an All-Star. Even for neurologists, some of the questions can be brain teasers. A man has abdominal pain and loses skin on the palms of his hands and soles of his feet. What is the diagnosis? (Answer: arsenic neuropathy.) A 17-year-old girl falls from a horse and d...

Blood Pressure Drug May Not Ease Irregular Heartbeat

...study does not exclude the use of valsartan to prevent atrial fibrillation in people with heart failure, a separate cardiac ailment in which the heart loses ability to pump blood, said Dr. Anne M. Gillis, director of the arrhythmia program at the University of Calgary in Canada, who wrote an accompanying e...

Scientists discover way to jumpstart bone's healing process

...r of the clinical trial, a large portion of non-healing fractures tend to occur in older adults. "In many people, as they get older, their skeleton loses the ability to heal fractures and repair itself," Puzas said. "With careful application of teriparatide, we believe we've found a way to turn back th...

Slow-Healing Bones May Get Boost From Drug

...specially important for older adults, who suffer the majority of broken bones that heal slowly. "In many people, as they get older, their skeleton loses the ability to heal fractures and repair itself," J. Edward Puzas, head of orthopedic bone research at the medical center and the lead investigator fo...

According To a New Study, Cognitive Abilities Begin to Deteriorate Around the Age of 27

..., excess brain fat strains your cognitive abilities. "You can blame low acetylcholine levels for that," says Braverman. "A fat-clogged brain loses its ability to produce the all-important acetylcholine neurotransmitter, which monitors brain speed, regulates sensory input, and accesses stored info...

Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. Announces Receipt of Notice from Nasdaq of Noncompliance with Nasdaq Audit Committee Composition Requirements

... to optical lens manufacturers under service and royalty agreements. Progressive lenses are used to treat presbyopia, a vision condition where the eye loses its ability to focus on close objects. Progressive lenses combine several optical strengths into a single lens to provide a gradual and seamless trans...

Bausch & Lomb Partners With Visual Therapy to Help Women Nationwide 'See a New You'

... of them are, or will be, presbyopic. People usually start to experience presbyopia in their 40s, as the eye's internal lens becomes less flexible and loses elasticity. When this happens, the individual is less able to adjust quickly to rapid changes in focus from distance to near objects, thereby causing ...

Boomers Embrace Brain Fitness Craze

... abilities. They more than doubled their brain processing speed, had improvements in memory and attention equal to about what an average older person loses over 10 years, and noticed significant improvements in every day activities. The study of 487 healthy older adults was led by investigators at the Ma...
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