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School Closures May Not Be Necessary When Swine Flu Strikes

But that could change if fall outbreak proves more severe, government says FRIDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- The school closures that swept across the United States last spring during the emergence of the H1N1 swine flu needn't be repeated this fall, according to new guidelines issued...

Public Ready for Changes to Health-Care System But Unclear About Necessary Trade-Offs, Citizen Forums Suggest

NEW YORK, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many Americans see the nation's health-care system as at or near the breaking point and no longer able to be sustained, according to new research released today by Public Agenda and the Kettering Foundation. The report, Public Thinking about Copin...

Surgery not necessary for most late-stage colorectal cancers

A new study shows that a large majority of patients who present with advanced colorectal cancer that has spread to other organs (stage IV) don't require immediate surgery to remove the primary tumor in the colon. Researchers from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) presented their data ...

Overhaul of Genetic and Other Advanced Diagnostic Testing Regulations Necessary for Personalized Medicine, HHS Secretary Told

A joint announcement of the Genetics & Public Policy Center and the Coalition for 21st Century Medicine WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To "get personalized medicine right," Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sebelius will need to "create and implement a reasonable an...

Community Approach Necessary For Affordable Long-Term Care, Says NCB Capital Impact

WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In light of protests in Washington urging inclusion of the Community Choice Act in health care reform efforts, NCB Capital Impact points to the success of existing community-based, affordable long-term supports models as examples of what is possibl...

Many Diabetics Don't Get Necessary Blood Pressure Treatment

Only half of patients had their therapy changed as needed, study found MONDAY, May 19 (HealthDay News) -- Diabetics with high blood pressure have only a 50-50 chance that their doctors will change their medications as needed or offer other treatment, a new study finds. Treating high...

New book explores how to restore the freedom necessary for scientific advances

Advances in scientific advances are manifested in many different ways, from the spontaneous comprehension of a new way of looking at the universe as typified by Albert Einsteins theory of relativity, to the prolonged and often agonizing study of a perplexing phenomenon as represented by the work b...

'Healing Starts With Us' National Campaign Commits to Battling Depression - By Any Means Necessary

Goal To Secure 1 Million Pledges By Independence Day NEW YORK, March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the "Healing Starts With Us" national campaign launches its website Healingstartswithus.net to create a grassroots online network that will mobilize and promote the campaign's goal to reach ...

Combination of Thyroid Medicines Not Necessary

One medication can do the job of both after thyroid removal surgery, study finds,,,, TUESDAY, Feb. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Two treatments aren't always better than one, suggests new research comparing thyroid hormone levels before and after thyroid removal surgery. The study, publish...

State Licensure and Oversight Necessary

Therapeutic Schools and Programs Association Testifies on the Hill WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State regulatory agencies have an important role to play in the protection of at-risk children and teens enrolled in therapeutic schools and programs, according to testimony by ...

Special Diets Necessary for Those Undergoing Chemotherapy

An ongoing research tries to find why cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation therapy often experience nausea and loss of appetite. //The study is also trying to investigate what can be done to ensure that cancer patients maintain a healthy diet during treatment. Researchers at ...

Is Prior Testing Necessary For Diagnosis And Treatment Of Fecal Incontinence (FI) ?

Fecal incontinence (FI), describes a condition in which there is involuntary discharge of bowel contents.// FI sufferers deal with significant quality of life issues and their condition often remains undiagnosed. An article published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology highlights the ...

Oral Polio Vaccine Necessary for Haj Pilgrims

The Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have taken a decision that all Haj Pilgrims from Afghanistan, India and Pakistan regardless //of age and vaccination status should receive at least one dose of Oral Polio Vaccine prior to departure for Saudi Arabia. This decision was conveyed to...

Sensory Input Necessary During "Critical Periods" Of Brain Development

The mysteries of the brain are yet to be fully solved, but scientists are aware that there is a need for some sort of neural activity for the brain to mature during //the "critical period" when it is necessary that there is a fair degree of sensory input. Scientists say that the senses of vision, h...

Exercise is necessary in daily life

Exercise experts at the University of Alabama suggest turning back the clock to up your physical activity level. Even small increases of activity could prevent over half of new cases of type 2 diabetes,// one of the major contributors to death from heart disease. Exercise physiologist Dr. Gar...

Adequate Ground Work before a Pandemic Necessary

A woman in Connecticut is making news stock piling for a potential flu pandemic, since she feels the threat is looming, so it is better// to be adequately prepared for it. Stocks have been hoarded in the pantry and garage of her home, which is filled up to tide over a severe calamity. "We pro...

Transparency in Probable Outcomes of Cosmetic Surgeries Necessary

There is a certain aura about cosmetic surgery that often hovers around expecting miraculous outcomes, post surgery. A recent analysis by the Medical Defence Union insurance group// has revealed that discontentment after a cosmetic surgery is one of the primary reasons for seeking compensation clai...

Patients Are Given Catheter Longer Than Necessary

Hospital staff may be keeping patients on urinary catheters longer than necessary, increasing their risks //to urinary tract infections and blood infections, said a new study published in the Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. The study says that a simple reminder note put by t...

Iron supplementation quite necessary

Hypertensive drugs in general have a common side effect- cough. Iron supplementation cures the annoying cough that often plagues people on a widely-used blood pressure medication. The angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are often used to treat high blood pressure, heart failure and ...

Hissey Kientz Announces the Launch of Herbal Fen Phen Lawyers Website

...in, Digitek (digoxin), Flonan, Remodulin or Tracleer; as well as changes in a patient’s diet or mild exercise. A lung or heart transplant may be necessary depending on how soon a diagnosis is made, the severity of symptoms and how a patient responds to treatment. About Hissey Kientz, LLP Hissey Kien...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Six Month 2009 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update

... And, as we previously announced, we have enrolled approximately 30% of the necessary volunteers. As is typical in the enrollment process, as the number of clin...ectively prevent AIDS in humans, vaccines will receive regulatory approvals necessary to be licensed and marketed, GeoVax raises required capital to complete vac...

Hospice Partners On Call Selects Category 5 Hurricane Rated 1Vault Networks to Safeguard Server and Call Center Infrastructure

...e give to patients and families is critical," said Jennifer Kast, COO of Hospice Partners On Call. "We needed to ensure we would never be without our necessary information or out of touch with those who need us most. 1Vault will ensure we are always available." The world-class 1Vault data center, locat...

FDA Approves New 3000 IU Vial Size for Kogenate(R) FS, antihemophilic factor (recombinant)

...BIO-SET(R), a compact and complete reconstitution system. Grab & Go includes the Terumo(R) SURFLO(R) Infusion Set with filter and other materials necessary for safe reconstitution and fast recombinant factor VIII treatment in a small, tamper-evident box with anticounterfeiting features. "The avai...

Warner Chilcott Reports Operating Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2009 and Updates 2009 Full Year Guidance

...ent, manufacture, marketing and sale of pharmaceutical products, including our ability and the ability of companies with whom we do business to obtain necessary regulatory approvals; our ability to manage the growth of our business by successfully identifying, developing, acquiring or licensing new products at...

Carnegie Mellon develops innovative method to detect genetic causes of complex diseases

...evere asthma and identified two additional variants that had not previously been associated with the condition. More study of the two variants will be necessary to confirm the association, Xing and Kim said. "We know that some of the most common and most serious diseases that plague humans are caused not by ...

Cogdell Spencer Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...e results will not vary from the final information for the three months ended June 30, 2009. In the opinion of management, all adjustments considered necessary for a fair presentation of these reported results have been made. FFO is a supplemental non-GAAP financial measure used by the real estate ind...

Omega Protein Reports 2009 Second Quarter Results

... Company may not be able to remain in compliance with certain financial covenants for the remainder of 2009. If current conditions persist, it may be necessary for the Company to either amend its existing financial covenants in its existing bank credit facility, renegotiate the bank credit facility or take ot...

Angelman Syndrome Foundation Takes Major Step Toward Furthering Research Efforts

...ccess to community programs and health services. - ATRI will allow scientific members to conduct Web-based meetings and symposiums, and convene as necessary to discuss research progress and activities. - Since AS shares symptoms with several other disorders, including autism, cerebral palsy, epilepsy,...

Health Insurance Whistleblower Urges Obama Health Chiefs to Join Him at Free Urban Health Care 'Expedition' in L.A. Stadium

...e. When I went back last month I was an advocate for comprehensive health care reform and a critic of the many health insurance practices that make it necessary for people to stand in line, in the dark and in the rain, to get care in animal stalls. The expedition in Los Angeles, to be held at the Forum ...

IPC The Hospitalist Company Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...sicians and specialists. The Company provides its hospitalists with the comprehensive training, information technology, and management support systems necessary to improve the quality and reduce the cost of inpatient care in the facilities it serves. For more information, visit the IPC website at www.hospit...

UC design research points the way so you won't get lost at the hospital

...ls in the totality of environments (physical and electronic) where they will likely be used." NEXT STEPS It's expected that refinements will be necessary to the student-created symbols after testing is completed in December 2009. The ultimate goal is to have final symbols adopted both nationally and int...

AADE, Emory University and Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute Partner to Educate and Improve Access to Care for Atlanta-area Minorities with Diabetes

...ADE Founded in 1973, AADE was created by and for diabetes educators. We are dedicated to providing our members with the tools, training and support necessary to help patients change their behavior and accomplish their diabetes self-management goals. As a multidisciplinary professional association, AA...

InfoLogix Selected by Hilo Medical Center for Multi-Year Engagement to Deliver 'Wireless as a Service'

...ectively achieve wireless functionality today -- a necessary pre-requisite for supporting advanced EMR implemen...ing, an on-demand portal, and all other components necessary to drive the vital EMR, voice and data communications necessary in a 21(st) century healthcare facility." ...

Hospice Care Eases the End for Loyal Pets

...family and want to do whatever it takes to be there for them up until the end," she says. Under the guidance of a veterinarian, owners learn skills necessary to minister to their pets at home, such as administering medication, changing dressings and giving fluids. Symptoms such as pain are managed throug...

Inpatient Management, Inc. and Reid Hospital Achieve Performance Improvement and Cost Savings

...nd the savings of thousands of dollars at Reid," said Mathews. "IMI aims to build this valuable dynamic with all of our clients and provide the tools necessary for outstanding performance." The results were presented as one of eight top posters selected for exhibition at the Summit, and is available at...

Genomic Health to Present at Canaccord Adams 29th Annual Global Growth Conference

...e at http://investor.genomichealth.com. Please connect to the website at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the presentation to allow for any necessary software downloads. An archived replay will be available for three months beginning 24 hours after the live presentation. About Genomic Health...

Lipo-Flavonoid Launches New Video Testimonial

...g the product. "I used to experience ear ringing one or two days a week, every week, for almost a year," says Seguin. "Since making the necessary lifestyle and dietary changes and supplementing with Lipo-Flavonoid, I haven't had the ringing in two years. "The tinnitus no longer controls me,...

IPC The Hospitalist Company Acquires Tampa Practice

...sicians and specialists. The Company provides its hospitalists with the comprehensive training, information technology, and management support systems necessary to improve the quality and reduce the cost of inpatient care in the facilities it serves. For more information, visit the IPC website at www.hospita...

Blood transfusion study: Less is more

..., called leukoreduction, is believed to diminish the chances of infection and inflammation, research has shown. "Blood transfusions are certainly necessary in life-threatening situations," Blumberg said. "But this study and other studies confirm they should be a last resort, not a first resort, as they of...

Germgard's New Room-Temperature Surgical Instrument Sterilizer Achieves Total Cycle Time of Three Minutes

... time and room-temperature sterilization are important since they reduce instrument damage, shorten inventory turnaround time and reduce the number of necessary equipment operators -- critical considerations for efficiency and ongoing cost savings. The total cycle time for the process is so much shorter...
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