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Drinking Moderately or More Ups Men's Cancer Risk

Canadian study links regular alcohol consumption to six cancers FRIDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- A man who drinks moderate or high amounts of alcohol over the course of his life appears to raise his risk for developing certain -- but not all -- kinds of cancer, a new crunching of qua...

LCA Announces More Requests for Bids on Lung Cancer Research Programs Funded Through the Department of Defense

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) said today that bids are now being requested for another $11.8 million of the $20 million lung cancer research project funded through the Department of Defense's Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CD...

Food Allergy Facts Need More Focus

Many U.S. adults unaware there is no cure, survey finds THURSDAY, Aug. 6 (HealthDay News) -- More than two-thirds of U.S. adults mistakenly believe that daily medicine can be taken to prevent a food allergy reaction, according to a survey that found a widespread lack of knowledge and ...

Less Aggressive Care for More Severe Heart Disease

Paradox found in guidelines study WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5 (HealthDay News) -- A study assessing the treatment of people hospitalized for heart disease has produced a worrisome finding: Those who need intensive care the most are less likely to get it. The study of 143,999 people hospitaliz...

London's Barts Hospital Selects Varian Equipment to Offer Advanced Radiotherapy to More Cancer Patients

LONDON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Developers behind an ambitious project to redevelop one of London's leading cancer centers have ordered four new radiotherapy treatment machines from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ). Barts and The London NHS Trust is acquiring the new Clinac...

Young Vets With PTSD More Prone to Heart Risk Factors

Researcher suspects mental health issues may lead to unhealthy habits TUESDAY, Aug. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts who have mental health problems such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are also at higher risk for having cardiovascular disea...

Elder Abuse, Neglect Make Early Death Far More Likely

Finding illustrates need to report suspected problems, expert says,,,, TUESDAY, Aug. 4 (HealthDay News) -- When seniors stop taking proper care of themselves, their risk for death increases nearly sixfold, a new study shows. In addition, elderly people who are abused physically, emo...

Are kids today truly more autonomous?

Rutherford's analysis of back issues of the popular US magazine, Parents, maps how the portrayal of parental authority and children's autonomy has changed over the last century. Her findings are published online in Springer's journal Qualitative Sociology . Parents are faced with a difficult t...

Consumer Reports Launches Online Hospital Ratings for More Than 3,400 U.S. Hospitals

Ratings Allow Consumers to Compare Quality of Care at Local Hospitals YONKERS, N.Y., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, Consumer Reports will provide patient satisfaction Ratings for more than 3,400 hospitals across the U.S. Subscribers to www.ConsumerRe...

Recently Released Data from the National Survey of Children's Health Reports That Autism Now Affects 1% of Children and is More Common Than Children's Cancer, Diabetes, and AIDS Combined.

The Autism Research Institute mobilizes international experts in the effort to hold back this devastating disorder, and to discover effective treatments and prevention strategies. ATLANTA, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Children's Health Survey recently released ...

New Study Measures Benefits of More Involved Fathers

SAN FRANCISCO, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Family service agencies are missing huge opportunities to help children by focusing only on mothers and ignoring fathers, according to a groundbreaking study by some of the nation's top family and child development researchers. The scie...

Bankers Life and Casualty Company Increases Support of Alzheimer's Association to More Than $329,000

CHICAGO, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Through its annual street corner fundraiser and a separate corporate donation, Bankers Life and Casualty Company has increased its support to the Alzheimer's Association in 2009 to more than $329,000. Bankers' annual Forget Me Not Days(R) event in...

Ten Secrets for Getting High Quality Plastic Surgery at More Affordable Prices

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- With modern advances in medical science technology, and with a vastly changed economy, plastic surgery is now commonly affordable for the middle class. As in any other business, a savvy customer can easily find bargain prices w...

Elected Officials Voting Against Health Reform Received 65% More in Campaign Donations From Health and Insurance Interests Than Those Voting for Reform

Study explores $187.1 million in health and insurance donations given to 193 members of Congress on five key committees with jurisdiction over health care bills Members of...

Texas Kidney Community: CMS Authorization to Survey 22 New Dialysis Centers Excellent First Step Toward Opening Additional Pending Facilities, Creating More Local Jobs

Federal, State Health Officials Praised for Expediting Necessary Facility Certification Process; Cornyn, Hutchison, 27 House Members Thanked for CMS Letter Effort Outlining Problem AUSTIN, Texas, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In commending officials from the Centers fo...

Chronic and Complex Diseases on the Rise in Philadelphia: Adults Using More Medications to Treat Chronic Conditions

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A new study released today reveals that adults living in the country's fifth largest city are now faced with a growing health problem; increased prevalence of chronic and complex conditions. Many commonly used therapy classes i...

Oral Chemotherapy Offers Patients a More Convenient, Less Invasive Treatment Option

Trinitas Comprehensive Cancer Center in Elizabeth, New Jersey has new oral chemotherapy program in place LOS ANGELES, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The increasing availability of oral chemotherapy for treating a variety of cancers--along with projections from the ...

With Autism, Diet Restrictions May Do More Harm Than Good

Study finds no increase in gastrointestinal problems in kids with the disorder MONDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- Children with autism do not have a higher incidence of gastrointestinal problems than other children, a new study has found. However, autistic children do have a higher...

Lilly to Unveil More Than 30 Studies at Premier Lung Cancer Meeting

INDIANAPOLIS, July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company continues to lead the way in advancing lung cancer treatment. On the heels of new FDA and European Commission approvals for ALIMTA((R)) (pemetrexed for injection) as a treatment for nonsquamous non-small cell lung can...

Cold Laser Technology Made Even More Accessible with Powerful New Product Available from Laser-Therapy.US

Healing Lasers Design's latest cold laser technology recently hit the market and is now available through leading cold laser retailer Cold Laser-Therapy-US. The new programmable cold laser digital controller boasts unmatched features and a low price, making cold laser technology more readily avai...

CIGNA Whistleblower Calls for More Heath Insurance Accountability in Heath Care Reform

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following advisory was issued by Consumer Watchdog: Who : Wendell Potter, former head of corporate communications for CIGNA health insurance When : Tuesday, July 28, 2009, 8:30 a.m. ...

Nurses Working More in Down Economy

SAN DIEGO, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation continues to reel from high unemployment and underemployment, nurses are putting in more hours than at this time last year but expect to return to pre-recession work levels once the economy rebounds, according to a recent ...

HowStuffWorks.com Campaign Proves Determination and Curiosity More Powerful than Gravity

ATLANTA, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- HowStuffWorks.com has teamed up with Aaron 'Wheelz' Fotheringham, the first person to perform a back flip in a wheelchair and inventor of hardcore sitting, for the return of the highly acclaimed 'Keep Asking' campaign. This year's campaign is des...

Davis Vision Provides More Than $200,000 in Free Vision Care Services

PLAINVIEW, N.Y., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Davis Vision, Inc., a Highmark Company, today announced that its 2009 community outreach program has already provided more than $200,000 to date in free vision care services to the underserved. Free services, including vision screenings, eye exams...

Stem Cell Decision Opens New Doors, May Spur More Research

Some avenues of scientific inquiry remain unfunded, however,, WEDNESDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced last week their new guidelines for stem cell research funding, including allowing some previously ineligible stem cell lines to re...

Menopause Is More Than A Hot Flash

NORTH WALES, Penn., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Many often equate menopause with hot flashes, night sweats and mood swings, but a recent survey shows that a spectrum of menopause symptoms and their severity can have an overwhelmingly negative impact on every aspect of women's lives. Accordin...

American Hygiene Habits Getting Worse: International Study Reveals More Illness-Causing Germs Than Ever in American Kitchens

PARSIPPANY, N.J., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- American hygiene habits are going downhill and kitchen surfaces continue to harbor illness-causing bacteria that can threaten families, according to a new international study released today from the Hygiene Council, sponsored by LYSOL((R)) brand ...

Elton John, Billy Crystal, Tony Bennett, and Gladys Knight Help Starkey Hearing Foundation Raise More than $5 Million at Annual Fundraiser

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- An evening of entertainment and fundraising that included performances by Elton John, Billy Crystal, Tony Bennett, and Gladys Knight resulted in Starkey Hearing Foundation, the global leader in delivering the gift of hearing, raising more than $5 m...

China's Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Market Will More than Double by 2013

WALTHAM, Mass., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the rheumatoid arthritis (RA) drug market will more than double by 2013, growing from $138 million in 2008 to $3...

More Mammograms May Mean More 'Harmless' Cancers

Experts stress, though, that screenings remain vital THURSDAY, July 9 (HealthDay News) -- One of every three breast cancers detected by a screening mammogram is unlikely to ever cause a problem, a new study predicts. The report of a so-called overdiagnosis rate of 35 percent came fr...

Cardiac CT is more cost effective when managing low-risk patients with chest pain

The use of cardiac CT for low-risk chest pain patients in the emergency department, instead of the traditional standard of care (SOC) workup, may reduce a patients length of stay and hospital charges, according to a study performed at the University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA. T...

Kessler Foundation Research Center Awarded More Than Two Million Dollars in Grants

Kessler Foundation on the Cutting Edge of Research for People with Disabilities West Orange, NJ (PRWEB) July 8, 2009 -- Kessler Foundation announced that it was awarded seven grants totaling $2,049,100 during the first half of 2009. The grants were awarded by federal an...

For Treatment of Dyslipidemia, Surveyed Physicians are Increasingly Switching Patients to a More Potent Statin Following the ENHANCE and SEAS Trials

WALTHAM, Mass. , July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, in the treatment of dyslipidemia patients who fail to reach LDL goal, surveyed physicians are increasingly switching patients to...

Hybrid Concierge Medical Practice Provides More Value, Options to Growing Number of Physicians Nationwide

ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Paralleling the nation's efforts to find ways to expand access and create a more personalized and coordinated approach to primary care, Concierge Choice Physicians (CCP) announced in July the signing of it's 100th physician practice. CCP affi...

New, More Effective Acne Treatment Program Launches

azap Skin has launched a new, more effective line of customized acne treatment products for normal and oily skin. For a limited time purchase the azap Skin acne treatment for oily skin, or normal skin for $39.95 online. A scientifically designed acne treatment, the azap Skin treatment products ge...

Reglan Adverse Events More Than Doubled from 2006 to 2008

Recent data from the Food and Drug Administration’s Adverse Event Reporting System reveals that new cases of tardive dyskinesia or other movement disorders reported by users of Reglan (or its generic version, metoclopramide) more than doubled between 2006 and 2008. In February 2009, the F...

Despite More Tests, Some Aren't Getting Results

Electronic record-keeping alone isn't the answer, researcher says,,,, MONDAY, July 6 (HealthDay News) -- More than half of the time, test results revealing abnormalities in the aorta were not included in patients' electronic medical records within three months, new research has found. ...

Kids of Parents Who Value Exercise Are More Active

Study found parents still show a gender bias, however MONDAY, July 6 (HealthDay News) -- Children are more likely to join a sports team or be active if their parents like team sports, U.S. researchers report. The researchers studied 681 parents and 433 fourth- and fifth-grade studen...

Patients Suffering from Diabetes Now Have the Option to Suffer No More with Diabetic Free All Natural Medical Herbal Extracts Capsules

"This is an opportunity for you to change your life - After just one week of taking our Diabetic Free pills, you will experience a noticeable relief from the terrible effects of diabetes: your blood sugar, cholesterol levels and blood pressure will return to normal, your body will be revital...

Overweight kids experience more loneliness, anxiety, MU study finds

COLUMBIA, Mo. - As childhood obesity rates continue to increase, experts agree that more information is needed about the implications of being overweight as a step toward reversing current trends. Now, a new University of Missouri study has found that overweight children, especially girls, show si...
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