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Fox 11 News Anchor Christine Devine to Co-Host 2nd Annual "An Evening for Autism" Event

Award Winning Jazz Radio Personality Bubba Jackson to Co-Host Event Newport Beach, Calif. (PRWEB) -- Realizing the importance of autism research and programs, celebrities, athletes, political dignitaries and community/business leaders from all over the Southland are com...

Pelosi, Democratic Leaders Remarks Today at News Conference on Legislative Accomplishments

WASHINGTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Majority Whip James Clyburn, Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Xavier Becerra, and Assistant to the Speaker Chris Van Hollen held a news conference this afternoon in the Capitol to discuss the N...

JNCI news brief: Antibody linked to chemotherapy drug inhibits ovarian cancer in lab

A novel anticancer agent, consisting of a monoclonal antibody linked to a chemotherapy drug, showed substantial antitumor activity in ovarian cancer cell lines and in mice, according to a study published online July 29 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute . The agent, known as an im...

Central DuPage Hospital Ranks 35th in Orthopaedics in U.S. News Media Group's 2009-10 America's Best Hospitals

Third Consecutive Year CDH on Well-Known List WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) ranks 35th in Orthopaedics in U.S. News's 2009-10 publication of America's Best Hospitals, accessible online at www.usnews.com/besthospitals and on sal...

Team24 News Article - New EU Directive Offers a Healthy Outlook for Niche Recruitment Companies like Team24

The European Working Time Directive states that by 1 August 2009 all doctors in training should be working a 48-hour week. Aimed at protecting trainee doctors' health and safety from the effects of working long hours, recruitment industry leaders are also seeing this move as a great opportunity, ...

Cord Blood America CEO Discusses New State-of-the-Art State Laboratory in Fox News Television Interview

SANTA MONICA, Calif. and LAS VEGAS, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), one of the largest umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation companies ( http://www.cordblood-america.com ) focused on bringing the life saving potential of st...

Public Health Experts Discuss Infectious Diseases Threats at News Conference

WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Updates on the impact of sexually transmitted diseases, infection risk from animals in the home and public settings, seasonal and H1N1 influenza, and foodborne diseases were presented today at a news conference at the National Press Club in ...

BET Networks Airs Special Coverage of President Obama's News Conference on Health Care

NEW YORK, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- BET News correspondent, Andre Showell will lead the discussion during BET Networks' LIVE coverage of President Obama's news conference in Washington on Wednesday, July 22 ( ) at 8 :00 p.m.* BET J will re-air an encore broadcast of the entire news con...

C'elle(SM) Featured on ABC Action News in Tampa Bay

Oldsmar, Fla., July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Women today have a number of options when it comes to protecting their future health and possibly that of their families. Banking stem cells found in menstrual blood is one way in which women are looking to saf...

Good News for Seniors: California Lowest in Overall Medicare Cost Increases, Says MedicareSupplementPlans.com

While Medicare spending varies widely across the U.S. because of how physicians spend in different areas of the country, California has experienced one of the lowest overall Medicare cost increases over the past 15 years, says MedicareSupplementPlans.com . Los Angeles,...

Baylor Dallas Recognized In U.S. News Media Group's 2009 - 2010 America's Best Hospitals

DALLAS, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- For the seventeenth consecutive year, U.S. News has listed Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas (Baylor Dallas) in its America's Best Hospitals issue. Baylor Dallas is the only North Texas hospital to achieve this distinction. "Natio...

Aurora's Milwaukee Hospitals Recognized in US News and World Report

MILWAUKEE, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center is among the top 50 hospitals in the nation in two different specialties, according to US News and World Report's "2009 America's Best Hospitals" edition. Additionally, in the same publication, St. Luke's and Aur...

U.S. News Media Group Announces 2009-10 America's Best Hospitals

WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group , the nation's leading source of rankings and service journalism, today announced the 2009-10 publication of America's Best Hospitals, accessible today online at www.usnews.com/besthospitals and on sale at newsstands Tuesday,...

Hospital for Special Surgery Remains Top Hospital in Northeast in U.S. News & World Report's 'America's Best Hospitals' List for Orthopedics

NEW YORK, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 19(th) consecutive year, Hospital for Special Surgery has ranked above all other hospitals in the Northeast in orthopedics. Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) ranks second in the nation in orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report in its 20...

JNCI news brief: Breast cancer hormone receptor status and risk of a second primary tumor

Women with hormone receptor (HR) negative first tumors have twice as much risk for developing a second breast cancer as women with HR-positive tumors, according to a study published online July 9 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute . Christina A. Clarke, Ph.D., of the Northern Cali...

JNCI news brief: Hepatitis B virus mutations may predict risk of liver cancer

Certain mutations in the DNA of the hepatitis B virus (HBV) are associated with the development of liver cancer and may help predict which patients with HBV infections are at increased risk of the disease, according to a large meta-analysis in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute , publis...

JNCI news brief: Improving the biomarker pipeline for early cancer detection

Several statistical and biological issues need to be addressed in order to improve biomarker identification for early detection of cancer, according to a commentary published online July 2 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute . The biomarker pipeline to develop and evaluate cancer s...

Recent News Reports of Sweetener Reformulations Raise Questions About Motivations

WASHINGTON, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The misleading "health" halo surrounding highly-publicized marketing campaigns regarding sweetener reformulations is starting to dim. Recent announcements by Starbucks and other brands that they will remove high fructose corn syrup from certain products are...

Varian Medical Systems Schedules Third Quarter FY2009 News Release and Conference Call

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ) announced today that it will report results for third quarter of fiscal year 2009 following the close of regular trading on Wednesday, July 29, 2009. The news release will be followed by a teleconference ...

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Children's National Medical Center among Best Children's Hospitals

Children's National Medical Center (ChildrensNational.org) is once again ranked among America's best pediatric institutions by U.S. News & World Report. Children's National ranks among the elite of pediatric specialty care providers in the country in eight pediatric subspecialty areas. Ranked...

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Earns Highest Combined US News Score in 10 Specialties Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

PHILADELPHIA, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has been ranked first in Cancer, Diabetes and Endocrine Disorders, Neonatal Care, Respiratory Disorders and Urology in U.S. News Media Group's edition of America's Best Children's Hospitals, published o...

U.S. News Media Group Releases Rankings of America's Best Children's Hospitals

- 2009 rankings include 10 specialties and Honor Roll - WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group today released its second annual rankings by specialty of America's Best Children's Hospitals, available online at www.usnews.com/childrenshospitals and featured in the August...

Breaking medical and scientific news in angioplasty to be presented in San Francisco at TCT 2009

WHAT: TCT (Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics) 2009, the scientific symposium of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, will be the largest medical forum of updates and clinical trial data in the field of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and interventional cardiology. Media...

Good news for some hard-to-treat hepatitis C patients

ST. LOUIS In a multi-center trial led by a Saint Louis University researcher, investigators found that a new combination therapy of daily consensus interferon and ribavirin helps some hepatitis C patients who have not responded to previous treatment. The findings, published in the June issue of ...

Launch of Asia Research News 2009

Asia Research News 2009, the first magazine to focus on current on-going research in Asia has been launched by ResearchSEA. (PRWeb UK) June 4, 2009 -- Asia Research News 2009 , the first magazine to focus on current on-going research in Asia has been launched by Resea...

Kaiser Family Foundation Launches New Non-Profit Health Policy News Service

Kaiser Health News Will Provide In-Depth Reporting on Major Health Policy Issues MENLO PARK, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the midst of a major federal health reform debate and the ongoing financial turmoil in the media industry, the Kaiser Family Foundation officially launched...

2009 ASCO Annual Meeting and Conference News Distributed by PR Newswire Available at www.EventNewsCenter.com

ORLANDO, Fla., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- As a service to journalists and other critical audiences around the world, PR Newswire will be posting event related news releases from participating companies issued via PR Newswire into a dedicated event news archive for this event. (Logo: http://www...

U.S. News Media Group Announces 'America's Best Hospitals' Video Series

- Exclusive videos by HealthiNation to feature Best Hospitals in top categories and behind-the-scene highlights of the selection process - WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News and HealthiNation , the leading health video network, today announced an exclusive web video series fe...

Daily Dose: Safe Water News You Can Use

29th Annual Building Safety Week is May 3-9, 2009 WASHINGTON , May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During Building Safety Week 2009, the International Code Foundation is providing a Daily Dose of news consumers can use to save money and prevent disasters. (Photo: http://www.newsc...

Nicotine May Help Prevent Damage from Bioterrosim Toxin and Growth Factors in Heart Disease News from Molecular Medicine

Nicotine has potent anti-inflammatory properties and British scientists have now found that it is helpful in delaying the effects of ricin, the toxic substance feared in biologic warfare. Manhasset, NY (Vocus) May 6, 2009 -- Nicotine has potent anti-inflammatory propert...

American Urological Association/Engineering & Urological Society 2009 -- news tips

The following tips are on abstracts or posters to be presented at the American Urological Association Annual Meeting 2009, April 25-30, or the concurrent Engineering & Urology Society Annual Meeting 2009, April 25, Chicago, Ill. GIVING PROSTATE CANCER THE COLD SHOULDER --"Cold shock" prote...

MedicareSupplementPlans.com Says News Legislation Could Affect Physical, Speech Therapy Benefits for Medicare Recipients

MedicareSupplementPlans.com , one of California's largest independent insurance agencies specializing in Medicare supplement insurance plans, says MARS Act could remove therapy cap on Medicare services and provide seniors with access to necessary services. Los Angeles,...

Statement from USPA Exec. Dir. on News Reports of Florida Pharmacy Admission of Error in the Medicine Dispensed to the Horses Who Died on Sunday

LEXINGTON, Ky., April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peter Rizzo, Executive Director of the United States Polo Association (USPA), issued the following statement about the news reports about the Ocala Franck's Pharmacy internal report findings: "The news reports of the pharmacy admitting to w...

Landmark NBC News Nutrition Report: 'There Is Indeed Little Difference Between High Fructose Corn Syrup and Table Sugar'

Harvard Obesity Researcher: High fructose corn syrup 'misunderstood' WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Last night, NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams ran a report, "The sweet truth about high fructose corn syrup," by Chief Science Correspondent Robert Bazell. In the report, Mr. Bazell ...

Good News for Tough Times: Small, Private University Responds to Today's Economic Challenges

MIAMI, April 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Not since the United States Great Depression of 1929 has the American public experienced such significant hardships to their health and well-being across the parameters of occupational, spiritual, emotional, and overall social wellness. Losing jobs at a r...

Ex-White House Drug Czar McCaffrey, U.S. Congress Drug Caucus Chair Cummings, CRC Health CEO Karlin Join Hopkins Researchers at News Conference April 17 on Breakthrough Study: Internet Video Drug Treatment as Effective as Traditional Counseling

BALTIMORE , FRI., APRIL 17, 10AM , INSTITUTES FOR BEHAVIOR RESOURCES, 2104 MARYLAND AVE. Demonstration During Event ; Major New Tool to Reach Additional Victims BALTIMORE, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four-Star General Barry McCaffrey, the former W...

A $25 'Sleeping Bag' Incubator to Join More Than 40 Innovations at 'Extremely Affordable Health Innovations' News Conference and Exhibit at 6th Annual World Health Care Congress, April 15, 2009

Solutions on display at news conference and panelists to demonstrate how life-saving care is possible through inexpensive means WASHINGTON, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- A $25 "sleeping bag" incubator, a low-cost wheel chair made from repurposed bicycle parts and mobile phone games for AIDS/HIV ed...

Journal Chest: April news briefs

ASTHMA EPISODES DECREASE WITH REDUCED ETS EXPOSURE Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure is associated with poor asthma outcomes in children. However, a new study shows that reducing exposure to ETS may improve asthma outcomes. University of Alabama researchers followed 240 children with a...

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...

Varian Medical Systems Schedules Second Quarter FY2009 News Release and Conference Call

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ) announced today that it will report results for second quarter of fiscal year 2009 following the close of regular trading on Wednesday, April 29, 2009. The news release will be followed by a teleconference...
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