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Shoulder injuries in US high school athletes occur more often in boys

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)Although shoulder injuries accounted for just 8 percent of all injuries sustained by high school athletes, shoulder injuries were relatively common in predominately male sports such as baseball (18 percent of all injuries), wrestling (18 percent) and football (12 percent). Moreover...

Most Mt. Everest Deaths Occur Near Summit During Descent

Study says high-altitude cerebral edema is a common problem for climbers THURSDAY, Dec. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Most deaths on Mount Everest occur during descents from the summit in the so-called "death zone" above 8,000 meters, and high-altitude cerebral edema appears to be associated ...

Majority of Docs Believe Miracles have Occurred in the Past and Can Occur Today

Study Reveals Physicians' Views of Faith, Prayer and Miracles FLEMINGTON, N.J., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national study among 1,134 physicians revealed that the majority (72%) believe that miracles have occurred in the past and 70% believe that they can occur today. In addition, 69% i...

Complex changes in the brain's vascular system occur after menopause

COLUMBIA, Mo. Many women experience menopausal changes in their body including hot flashes, moodiness and fatigue, but the changes they don't notice can be more dangerous. In a new study, researchers at the University of Missouri have discovered significant changes in the brain's vascular system ...

Risky teen behavior may not occur at home or school: but how to track?

INDIANAPOLIS How can researchers track where teens go when not in or near home or school to see if this movement has an impact on health-related behavior such as smoking or sexual activity" The answer is through that ubiquitous teen accessory the cell phone. In a paper published in the April...

Allergic-like reactions occur in premedicated patients

Allergic-like reactions can occur in patients (both children and adults) when given gadolinium containing contrast agents, even if they have been pre-medicated with corticosteroids and antihistamines, according to a recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan Health Systems...

Sickle Cell Disease Pain Can Occur Daily and Is Much More Severe Than Previously Thought

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A new prospective study of pain in adults with sickle cell disease finds that daily pain is far more prevalent and severe than previous large studies have indicated. Authors of the study gave diaries to 232 sickle cell disease patients to record daily pa...

Carnegie Mellon study identifies where thoughts of familiar objects occur inside the human brain

PITTSBURGH A team of Carnegie Mellon University computer scientists and cognitive neuroscientists, combining methods of machine learning and brain imaging, have found a way to identify where peoples thoughts and perceptions of familiar objects originate in the brain by identifying the patterns of ...

Premature Vascular and Bone Changes Occur in COPD Patients

Researchers in the United Kingdom have found that patients with COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, have greater arterial stiffness. The researchers also found that those COPD patients with osteoporosis, a common complication of the respiratory disease, had even greater arterial stiffn...

Cognitive Problems Occur More Rapidly in Female Alcoholics Than in Males

It is a known fact that alcohol abuse and/or dependence can lead to severe and potentially irreversible brain damage. //It is also known that women, more than men, is severely affected by chronic alcohol abuse within a shorter period of drinking and with less overall consumption. A new study shows ...

Gene Mutations Causing Rett Syndrome Occur in Both Sexes

Recent research has revealed that gene mutations that are responsible for about seventy to eighty percent of cases of Rett syndrome (RTT) in females are not always lethal// in males prior to birth. This has refuted previous assumptions, and can occur sporadically in infant males without a family hi...

Study Shows That More Than 3 Million Stillbirths Occur Worldwide Every Year

International researchers have found, that stillbirths that are not generally included in the worldwide infant mortality statistics, could account for 3.2 million or more additional deaths each year. // Stillbirths are defined as delivery of a dead infant in the last 12 weeks of pregnancy. J...

Research shows that death may occur differently depending on the income level

Income inequalities make dying also different by nature. Surprising, but true.// Researchers from University of Michigan had found a link exits between the near death conditions and the financial health of the family. Geriatric population over the age of 70 yrs may be 30% less likely than thei...

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Report Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...ent and Chief Financial Officer Kathy Lancaster. "In addition, we are preparing for the reduction in Medicare Advantage reimbursement rates that will occur in 2010, as well as for the changes that health care reform will bring. With high unemployment levels throughout the nation, we are also strengthenin...

Nuvo Announces 2009 second quarter financial results

...temic side effects such as gastrointestinal bleeding and cardiovascular risks, Nuvo's clinical trials suggest that some of these systemic side effects occur less frequently with topically applied Pennsaid. There are more than 27 million Americans suffering from osteoarthritis and the United States market f...

Delays in UK child brain tumor diagnosis

...life-long consequences. " Chief Executive of the Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust, Paul Carbury said: "A quarter of all childhood cancers now occur in the brain and more children are dying of brain tumours than any other cancer. We are concerned that children in the UK are being short-changed by ...

Integralis Expert Resource Available to Discuss Twitter Denial of Service Attack and Web 2.0 Security

... brain and its neurons, or communication impulses, occur between users within Twitter. Twitter encourages t.... The rate at which a denial of service attack can occur is similar to the rate at which massive data leakage can also occur through twitter. Through this neural impulse netwo...

Covidien receives FDA clearance for its Puritan Bennett 840 ventilator system

...tion provides continuous levels of mechanical ventilation to patients requiring respiratory support, regardless of the level of gas leakage that might occur in the circuit or past a patient interface device in the clinical setting. During either invasive or noninvasive ventilation, air leaks past a mask...

Senokot(R) Tablets Undergo a Natural Makeover

...s. The Purdue laxative portfolio is dedicated to providing consumers with specific solutions to the various types of occasional constipation that can occur as a part of everyday life. (1) National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. (2007). National Digestive Diseases Informat...

Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Second-Quarter 2009

...gether. In the second quarter of 2009, Sunrise engaged a broker to assist in the sale of its nine German communities and the Company expects a sale to occur within 90 days, although there can be no assurance that the initial bids received will result in the consummation of a sale. If a sale does not occur,...

NHP Reports 2009 Second Quarter Results

...uances of common shares that are discussed above and excludes any acquisitions, investments, impairments or additional capital transactions that could occur for the remainder of 2009. Current guidance reflects the recent amendment of the Hearthstone leases and does not include any Supplemental Rent previo...

Genome of Leukemia Patient Reveals Common Mutations

...at was found in a second patient with AML. Neither of the mutations had been previously linked to leukemia. The fact that these mutations sometimes occur in other patients suggest they play a role in the development and progression of cancer, they said. The researchers sequenced the genome of a man w...

Helping Dogs With Allergies: A 'Simple Solution' for a Not So Simple Health Problem

...d concerns are the most prevalent conditions they see on sick-dog visits. Allergic reactions can show up at any age, though the vast majority of cases occur between two and six years. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090804/NE49815 ) Yet few dog owners realize that these o...

Silenced genes as a warning sign of blood cancer

...cer cells. A key question is when the first labels occur in the development of cancer. In their recently pu...ths old. This means that deviations in methylation occur long before the first signs of disease appear. The... disease. "Since first deviations in methylation occur so early in mice, we should find out whether this ...

More Than One in Five 12 to 17-Year-Olds Have Trouble Seeing in Class

... eye exam by an eye doctor at age 6 months, 3 years and 5 years. Between the ages of 6 and 18, the AOA recommends that visits to an eye doctor should occur at least every two years, or more if recommended by an eye doctor. "It is imperative for children, starting as early as 6 months, to receive co...

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Settles License Dispute With Alfa Wassermann

... only as of the date of this press release. We do not intend to update any of these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that occur after the date hereof. This press release and prior releases are available at http://www.keryx.com. The information in our website is not incorporate...

CryoLife Receives CE Mark Approval for BioFoam(R) Hemostatic Technology

...garding the receipt and application of DOD funds and potential distribution timing and uses and applications for BioFoam. These future events may not occur as and when expected, if at all, and, together with the Company's business, are subject to various risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertaint...

Arcadia HealthCare's DailyMed(TM) Signs Deal with Comfort Keepers(R), A Leading Provider of In-Home Care

..., which could cause actual financial or operating results, performances or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements not to occur or be realized, including our estimates of consumer demand for our services and products, required capital investment, competition, and other factors....

High cholesterol in midlife raises risk of late-life dementia, Kaiser Permanente study finds

...ogy at the University of Kuopio, Finland. "Dementia and cardiovascular disease are common major health problems, share several risk factors and often occur simultaneously, interacting with one another. A holistic approach that addresses multiple major health problems simultaneously is needed to effectiv...

Chicagoland Motorcycle F.A.S.T. Ride to Fight Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder:

... people while raising funds for the cause." Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders is an umbrella term that describes the different outcomes that can occur if a woman drinks alcohol while pregnant. FASD includes the diagnoses of: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE), ...

High Cholesterol in Midlife Raises Risk of Late-Life Dementia, Kaiser Permanente Study Finds

...ogy at the University of Kuopio, Finland. "Dementia and cardiovascular disease are common major health problems, share several risk factors and often occur simultaneously, interacting with one another. A holistic approach that addresses multiple major health problems simultaneously is needed to effective...

Five Questions About Eczema

... doe s ec z ema occur? The rashes that characterize eczema can occur on skin anywhere on the body, but most commonly develop on the face, inside...de effects of TCIs include the sensation of burning or itching. (23) These occur at the beginning of treatment and tend to go away after a few days. Other ...

Corrected: Secretary of Health Urges Pennsylvanians to Get Immunized

.... Cases of measles, Haemophilus influenza type B (Hib), meningococcal meningitis, varicella (chicken pox), pneumococcal disease, and Hepatitis A and B occur at a fraction of what they did before vaccines were available. However, these diseases still pose threats. In the past year, increases have been repor...

DURECT Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial

...Letter. According to the King Pharmaceuticals / Pain Therapeutics press release, King now anticipates the resubmission of the NDA could occur mid-year 2010. King has stated that it remains committed to the development and commercialization of REMOXY and looks forward to workin...

Young Kids' Screen Time May Raise Blood Pressure

...researchers wrote. "Given that total objective sedentary time was not associated with elevated blood pressure, it appears that other factors, which occur during excessive screen time, should also be considered in the context of sedentary behavior and elevated blood pressure development in children," the...

Exercise is healthy for mom and child during pregnancy

... could be detrimental to a pregnant woman and her fetus. These past concerns included a focus on normal changes related to musculoskeletal health that occur during pregnancy, such as increased ligament laxity, weight gain and change in the center of gravity. Today, some physicians continue to advise their ...

A 'super sensor' for cancer and CSIs

...in food is another very desirable application. The organic food market is calling for more rigorous testing and regulations to ensure spraying doesn't occur on some farms, and that limits are not breached on others. Commercial applications of Prof. Rishpon's basic research are already underway in many ...

Exercise Is Healthy for Mom and Child During Pregnancy

... could be detrimental to a pregnant woman and her fetus. These past concerns included a focus on normal changes related to musculoskeletal health that occur during pregnancy, such as increased ligament laxity, weight gain and change in the center of gravity. Today, some physicians continue to advise their ...

Leading U.S. Expert Offers Ten Warning Signs and Symptoms of Mental Health Problems in Elderly

...of the Home. "Deteriorating physical health can quickly change a happy retirement into a period of confusion, fear and chronic pain. When disabilities occur later in life, individuals who were involved in working, socializing and traveling may suddenly face lower incomes, reduced mobility, and dependence o...

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Announces Agreement with FDA on a Special Protocol Assessment for Phase 3 Trial of KRX-0401 (Perifosine) in the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma

...ly as of the date of this press release. We do not undertake to update any of these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that occur after the date hereof. This press release and prior releases are available at http://www.keryx.com. The information found on our website and the FDA ...
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