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Courage Camps Maintain Summer Camp Schedule for Children and Adults With Disabilities

MINNEAPOLIS, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Courage Center's two camps, Camp Courage in Maple Lake and Courage North near Itasca State Park, will maintain its summer camp schedule for people with disabilities. A recent Muscular Dystrophy camp held at Camp Courage included 10 participants (camper...

Council for American Medical Innovation and The Aspen Institute Bring Leaders Together In Washington, D.C., To Discuss The Economic Impact Of Medical Science and Discovery, and Policies Needed To Maintain U.S. Leadership at 'Best And Brightest Forum On Me

WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHAT: United States leadership in medical innovation is at risk. A recent study found that the U.S. currently ranks sixth among 40 countries and regions in innovation and competitiveness, and it placed last in...

Asymchem Continues to Maintain a Good Running Posture, Despite Economic Crisis

TIANJIN, China, June 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Asymchem is pleased to announce its recent award by Pfizer Inc. as the 2008 Top Intermediates CMO Award, and announces the opening of a high potency API and drug product facility, despite the current challenging economic environment. Meanwhile, Dr. C...

DaVita Extends Lease to Maintain Strong Business Presence in Tacoma

FORTUNE 500 Company Signs New Leases Keeping Nearly 900 Jobs in the City TACOMA, Wash., May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA ), a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), today announced it has completed negotiations ...

Americans Say Maintain or Increase Funding for Global Health and Development, But Take Care of Problems at Home First in the Recession

DECLINING VISIBILITY, SENSE OF URGENCY ABOUT HIV/AIDS EPIDEMIC ABROAD MENLO PARK, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two-thirds of the public supports maintaining (39%) or increasing (26%) U.S. government funding to improve health in developing countries, while fewer than a quarter (23%...

Chicago's Top Minds Join National Business and Health Leaders in Addressing Medical Innovation, Highlighting Policies Needed to Maintain U.S. Competitiveness in Medical Science and Discovery

Richard Gephardt and the Council for American Medical Innovation Host "Best and Brightest Forum on Medical Innovation" in Chicago, featuring David Brennan, CEO of AstraZeneca, David Miller, President and CEO of iBIO, academics and patient advocates CHICAGO, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -...

New Research Suggests Drinking as Little as One Cup of Black Tea Per Day May Help Maintain Cardiovascular Function and Heart Health

NEW YORK, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study conducted at the University of L'Aquila in Italy and supported by the Lipton Institute of Tea, is the first to show that black tea consumption - depending on dose - simultaneously increased blood vessel reactivity and reduced both blood pressure and ar...

Growth factor TGF-B helps maintain health of retinal blood vessels

Scientists at Schepens Eye Research Institute have found that the growth factor known as TGF-β is essential to the health of blood vessels in the retina and that blocking it can cause retinal dysfunction. These findings, published in the April 2 issue of PLoS ONE , may have an important impa...

MedPage Today Pledges to Maintain and Expand News Coverage in 2009

LITTLE FALLS, N.J., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- MedPage Today , the only breaking medical news site geared for the practicing physician, has taken on the challenge posed by the downsizing of newspapers and other old-line news outlets by pledging to expand its coverage. " MedPage Today is no...

Older New Yorkers Maintain Key Health and Community Services in New York State Budget

ALBANY, N.Y., April 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Lois Aronstein AARP NY State Director: AARP commends Governor Paterson, Majority Leader Smith, and Speaker Silver for their leadership in recognizing the critical needs of vulnerable New Yorkers in these tough ec...

SIS Continues to Innovate and Maintain Focus on Interoperability

ATLANTA, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In an economic environment in which hospital budgets are tight, debts are mounting and new projects are postponed, Surgical Information Systems (SIS) continues to invest in perioperative solutions that help health organizations to optimize revenues, reduce costs, i...

*** Diabetes Alert Day *** OneTouch(R) Offers Cost Saving Tips to Help Diabetes Patients Maintain Good Health in Tough Economy

MILPITAS, Calif., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll, the majority of U.S. adults are worried about being able to afford medical care and prescription medications.(1) In addition, a recent study reveals that one in seven children and working-age America...

AARP Urges Governor to Use Budget to Maintain Quality of Life For Aging New Yorkers

AARP testifies at Health Budget Hearing ALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, AARP testified at New York State Legislature's Health Budget Hearing to address three major issues that impact the health care and quality of life of millions of aging New Yorkers: prescription dru...

Low-Cost Strategies to Maintain Health in Hard Times

Staying fit doesn't have to break the bank, experts say MONDAY, Jan. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Everyone needs to make sacrifices during hard economic times, but you don't have to shortchange your health. Experts with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston say people can live healt...

Few DNA repair genes maintain association with cancer in field synopsis

Variants of numerous DNA repair genes initially appeared to be statistically significantly associated with cancer risk in epidemiological studies. When the data from individual studies are pooled, however, few DNA repair gene variants appear truly associated with increased cancer risk, according t...

Make a Mental Wellness New Year's Resolution: How to Reduce Stress and Maintain Mental Health and Wellness in the Face of Economic Challenges

Mental Health AmericaOffers Tips on Reducing Anxiety over Economic Bad News ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Record numbers of homes are in foreclosure, stock prices are hitting all-time lows, savings are rapidly dwindling, and the cost of living is rising. Are America...

Ingenious Med Hires New CEO to Maintain and Further Expand Company Development

ATLANTA, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Ingenious Med (IM) welcomes new CEO, S. Hart Williford. Williford joins IM, the leader in inpatient practice management solutions, with an extensive background as a leader in healthcare, software, revenue management, medical services, sales, and digital media. ...

Stem-cell sentry sounds the alarm to maintain balance between cancer and aging, U-M researchers find

ANN ARBOR, Mich.---Like a sentry guarding the castle walls, a molecular messenger inside adult stem cells sounds the alarm when it senses hazards that could allow the invasion of an insidious enemy: Cancer. The alarm bell halts the process of cell division in its tracks, preventing an error tha...

Gulf Coast Dialysis Caregivers, Volunteers Brace for Hurricane Ike; Prepare to Maintain Power, Continued Access for Patients to Life-Saving Treatment

National Dialysis Providers, Patient Advocates Work with Local Kidney Community to Prepare for Storm's Impact CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the highest per capita population of kidney failure patients in the nation, the Gulf Coast region is bracing to avoid a...

Build and Maintain an Effective Competitive Intelligence Group

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A CI head once noted that, "Competitive Intelligence is like oxygen. You have to have it, but the only time you realize you need it is when it is in short supply." In today's marketing space, most companies need competitive intelligence to effective...

Plastic Surgery Procedures Maintain Steady Growth in 2007

Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Spending Increases 9 Percent to $12.4 Billion ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite domestic concerns like inflation and a looming home lending crisis, average Americans continue to spend money on plastic surgery. According to the lat...

Digest This: Digestive Health Harder to Maintain Than Financial Health

Kraft LiveActive Line Expands With More Options Throughout the Day That Help Promote Digestive Health GLENVIEW, Ill., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nearly two-thirds of Americans (64 percent) find maintaining good digestive health to be a greater challenge than maintai...

New Research Uncovers How to Build and Maintain an Effective Competitive Intelligence Group

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A CI head once noted that, "Competitive Intelligence is like oxygen. You have to have it, but the only time you realize you need it is when it is in short supply." In today's marketing space, most companies need competitive intelligence to effectiv...

Personal Contact Helps Maintain Weight Loss

Interactive Web sites may also help, at least for a while, study finds,,,, TUESDAY, March 11 (HealthDay News) -- Statistics on maintaining weight loss are often dismal, but a new study finds that when people have monthly personal contact with a weight-loss professional, they're able to...

New Research Uncovers how to Build and Maintain an Effective Competitive Intelligence Group

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- While it's a relatively new function, Competitive Intelligence can have a long-lasting impact on an organization's position in the marketplace. By delivering high-impact analyses on competitors' products and operations, a high-functioning CI group can...

Scientists explain how insulin secreting cells maintain their glucose sensitivity

Scientists at the leading Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have now disclosed the mystery how the insulin-secreting cells maintain an appropriate number of ATP sensing ion channel proteins on their surface. This mechanism, which is described in the latest number of Cell Metabolism,...

Cancer risks for urban African-American women grow, healthy diets more difficult to maintain

ATLANTA Women living in the inner city have difficulty meeting dietary goals that could help prevent cancer, according to a report from Johns Hopkins University researchers. In a study of African-American women living in public housing within Washington, D.C., the researchers found that the major...

Teenage Birthrate Declining in US Both Abstinence and Awareness Called for to Maintain the Trend

Teenage birthrate in US has dropped to a 65-year low. According to a report released recently by the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions National Center for Health Statistics, the birth rate for teenagers declined 2 percent in 2005, falling to 40.4 births per 1,000 women aged 15-19 ye...

Remicade Responders Maintain Improvement

Long term extension trials of ACT (Active Ulcerative Colitis 1 & 2) conducted in the United States and Europe show moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC) patients who had responded to REMICADE (infliximab) in earlier trials maintained improvement in their clinical symptoms for up to...

Aerobic Exercise Helps Maintain Muscle in Elderly: Research

Why do older people tend to lose muscle mass and grow frail? One important factor identified by medical science is the reduced ability of the elderly to respond to the muscle-building stimulus of the hormone insulin. Insulin is best known for its link to diabetes a condition in which eith...

Tips to Maintain a Healthy Prostate

Prostate Cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men. More than 218,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year alone, and more than 27,000 will die . June is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and with Fathers Day approaching, its a great time think about the ways men can keep...

Single Cancer Stem Cell may Be Sufficient to Initiate and Maintain a Malignant Tumour

Nobel Laureate Dr. Renato Dulbecco has demonstrated that an injection of a single cell taken from cultured LA7 cells into mouse breast tissue can seed a new mammary carcinoma . The results of the efforts of an international team of researchers led by Dr. Dulbecco, President Emeritus and Dis...

Obese Kids Maintain Their Weight, Thanks to Dance Video

A dancing video game helped obese children to maintain their weight. This game also helped these children to bring down a few risk factors related to cardiac problems and// diabetes. In West Virginia, a preliminary study was conducted among fifty obese children in the age group of 7-12 for a pe...

The 70 and Above Would Do Well With Brain Training, to Maintain Mental Agility

Apart from doing physical exercises and keeping active to stay fit, old people especially those who are 70 and above could help their brains remain agile, if they just indulge// in brain exercises, to enhance their cognitive abilities to keep them alert as they advance in age, researchers said. ...

Adequate Calcium Intake Can Help Maintain Weight In Middle-Aged Women

Middle-aged women could maintain their weight by consuming adequate amounts of calcium, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association//. Researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle analyzed calcium intake in 10,591 men and women ag...

Steps Taken To Maintain Inflation Rates Says Chidambaram

The Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said that the inflation rate had taken a dip to 3.9 % and hoped it would remain under control.// He said that various steps are taken to maintain the stability in the price. We are happy it is below four percent now. Anything under four percent can be ...

Weizmann Institute of Science says Immune Cells Could Help Maintain Brain Function

New research from the Weizmann Institute of Science throws light on cells that could prevent deterioration of cognition in old age. These findings appear in the February issue of Nature Neuroscience. Professor Michal Schwartz of the Neurobiology Department at Weizmann led the study, //which mig...

Leptin Injections Maintain Loss In Body Weight

In Washington it was reported that hormone injections (Leptin) taken twice daily by dieters help to maintain the weight loss rather than losing weight. The research was headed by Dr Michael Rosenbaum of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in // New York which shed light ...

India to maintain Public domain Registry database of clinical trials conducted in India.

India to set up a registry database which will contain all datas and research results of all clinical trials which would be available in a public domain which will provide transparent results and information for patients.// The detail of the new registry database was announced by Drug Controller Ge...

Blood Pressure Drugs maintain muscle strength

Drugs used to reduce blood pressure could help to keep elderly people fitter for longer by slowing the physical decline that accompanies age.// ACE inhibitors prevent high blood pressure by blocking an enzyme that causes blood vessels to constrict. The drugs also help to preserve muscle strength in...
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